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Principal Translations
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contemplar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (mirar atentamente)contemplate, study vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  gaze at, look at, stare at vtr + prep
 Estuve horas contemplando los cuadros de Renoir.
 I spent hours looking at the Renoirs.
contemplar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (considerar)take into account v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  consider vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Tu plan no contempla todas las posibilidades.
 Your plan doesn't take all the possibilities into account.
contemplar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). España (mimar)pamper, indulge, coddle vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (pejorative)spoil vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 No contemples tanto al niño que lo vas a malcriar.
 Don't coddle the child so much, he'll end up spoiled.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
contemplar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (estudiar una idea o posibilidad)consider, contemplate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (deeply, at length)think about vi + prep
 Estoy contemplando la posibilidad de irme de la empresa.
 I'm considering the possibility of leaving the company.
contemplar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (observar una obra o belleza)contemplate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (with great appreciation)gaze at vi + prep
 Cuando entré en el museo te vi contemplando una escultura de Thorvaldsen.
 When I entered the museum, I saw you contemplating a Thorvaldsen sculpture.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms:
SpanishEnglish
contemplar el cielo vtr + nm (mirar el firmamento)look up at the sky, stare at the sky, gaze at the sky v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  daydream viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
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