cumplir

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Principal Translations
cumplir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (llevar a cabo) (goal, ambition)accomplish, achieve vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK: word, promise)fulfil vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US: word, promise)fulfill vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (law)obey vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Cumplió con su palabra y dejó de beber. Nos costó mucho sacar adelante toda la tarea pero por fin logramos cumplir con los plazos que nos dieron inicialmente.
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. My father never accomplished any of his youthful ambitions.
cumplir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (años de edad: alcanzar) (age)turn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (age)reach vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (third, fourth, etc.)have a birthday v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Su hijo cumplió tres años.
 His son turned three.
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. When I reached the age of 30, I decided to change my life completely.
cumplirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (un plazo: terminarse) (deadline, formal)expire viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  end viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 Mañana se cumple el plazo que te dio tu padre para que consiguieras un trabajo.
 This sentence is not a translation of the English sentence. We have to finish the job before the deadline expires.
cumplirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: hacerse práctica una ley)go into effect v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (derecho: ejecutarse una sentencia)be executed, be implemented v aux + v past p
 
Additional Translations
cumplirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (tiempo: completarse)be, occur viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 En 2011 se cumplió el bicentenario de la independencia de Paraguay.
cumplir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (algo: ejecutar) (promise)keep vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (US: commitment)honor, fulfill vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (UK: commitment)honour, fulfil vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (sentence)serve vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Las personas que cumplen sus promesas son dignas de mi confianza. Hemos cumplido nuestros objetivos para este año punto por punto.
 People who keep their promises are worthy of my trust.
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Compound Forms:
cumplir años loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (alcanzar cierta edad)have a birthday v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
Note: Cuando se sobreentiende en el contexto que 'cumplir' se refiere a años de edad, se usa como intransitivo: «Mariela cumple en febrero».
 ¿Tú ya cumpliste años? Yo cumplo años en agosto. Ayer cumplía años Fabián.
 You already had your birthday? My birthday is in August. Yesterday Fabian had his birthday.
cumplir con,
cumplir con alguien
vi + prep
(obligación: satisfacer)comply with vtr + prep
  (requirement)meet vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  carry out 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."
 Lamento mucho que hayan perdido la oportunidad de concursar; yo cumplí con ustedes avisándoles la fecha límite a tiempo.
 I'm very sorry that you missed the chance to compete; I complied with you by telling you about the due date with enough time.
cumplir con los criterios (satisfacer, reunir)meet the criteria v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir con los pagos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (liquidar adeudos)payment agreement nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
cumplir con los requisitos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (satisfacer condiciones)meet the requirements, fulfill the requirements v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir con su deber loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer lo que debe)do your duty, fulfill your duty v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir con su palabra vtr + nf (imperativo moral)keep your word, be true to your word v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir horario (ajustarse al horario)keep to the schedule v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir la ley loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (respetar la legislación)follow the law vtr + n
cumplir un deseo loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (realizar) (give)grant a wish v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (realise)fulfill a wish v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
cumplir una promesa vtr + nf (imperativo moral)keep a promise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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