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Inflexiones de 'empeño' (nm): mpl: empeños

Del verbo empeñar: (conjugar)
empeño es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
empeñó es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo
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Principal Translations
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empeño nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (esfuerzo, tesón) (attitude)determination, tenacity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (mental)resolution, resolve, will power nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (informal)stick-to-itiveness nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Sacó adelante la carrera con empeño.
empeño nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (préstamo con fianza)pawn, deposit, security nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (colloquial)in hock adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK)pledge, earnest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Dejó el reloj de oro en una casa de empeño.
 
Additional Translations
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empeño nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (intento constante) (action)effort, exertion, striving nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (mental)intent, resolve nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 No deja su empeño de pasar a la universidad.
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Principal Translations
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empeñar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (dar como garantía de pago) (give as security)pawn vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (slang)hock vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Empeñamos las joyas de la familia para pagar las deudas.
 We pawned the family jewels to pay off the debts.
empeñarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (empecinarse)insist on vi + prep
 Se empeñó en demostrar sus teorías.
 He insisted on demonstrating his theories.
empeñarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (finanzas: adquirir muchas deudas)fall into debt v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 
Additional Translations
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empeñarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). coloquial (contraer muchas deudas)get into debt, go into debt v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El obrero se empeñó con el dueño de la empresa para comprar un coche.
 The worker got into debt (or: went into debt) with the owner of the business in order to buy a car.
empeñar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (comprometer) (word, as in a promise)give vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Empeñaste tu palabra, ahora cumple.
 You gave your word, now fulfill it.
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Compound Forms:
empeño | empeñar
SpanishEnglish
casa de empeño,
monte de piedad
loc nf, loc nm
(empresa de préstamos)pawn shop nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Llevó las joyas de su abuela a una casa de empeños.
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