cerca

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See 'cerca' in the Legal dictionary.
See 'cerca (de)' in the Falsos Amigos dictionary.
Inflexiones de 'cerca' (n): fpl: cercas

Del verbo cercar: (conjugar)
cerca es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo
2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo
cercá es:
2ª persona singular (vos) imperativo

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
cerca advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (en las proximidades)near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  nearby advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close by advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Mi oficina está cerca.
 My office is nearby.
cerca nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla"). (vallado)fence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
   (stone)wall nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 El perro saltó la cerca y entró en el jardín.
 The dog jumped over the fence into the garden.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (rodear con cerca)fence vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  enclose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Es necesario cercar el rancho para evitar que se pierda el ganado.
 
Additional Translations
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). figurado (rodear algo o alguien)gather around vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  enclose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
   (figurative)fence in vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Los periodistas cercaron al actor de moda a su llegada al set de la película.
cercar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (poner cerco militar)siege vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El ejército enemigo cercó el castillo para obligar al rey a capitular.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Compound Forms:
cerca | cerca (de) | cercar
cerca de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (aproximadamente)  (time)around advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La película duró cerca de dos horas.
 The film lasted around, close to two hours.
cerca de advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (espacio: proximidad)  (space)near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  close to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La iglesia está cerca del ayuntamiento.
 The church is near, close to the town hall.
conocer de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (saber de primera mano)see up close exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  inspect closely exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
de cerca loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a poca distancia)close up advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Los niños se acercaron a la reja para ver los monos de cerca.
estudiar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (revisar a fondo)study close-up vi + adv
  study closely vi + adv
examinar de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ver con detalle)examine up close vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  inspect closely vtr + adv
 Los policías examinaron de cerca la escena del crimen.
 The police examined the crime scene up close.
más cerca que nunca closer than ever
más de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (más próximo)closer advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  more closely advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
seguir de cerca loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer seguimiento)follow closely vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
ver algo de cerca see something up close
ver de cerca see up close
ver de cerca a see someone up close, see something up close
vigilar de cerca close surveillance
vivir cerca de live close to
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