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propel

verb [T] uk   /prəˈpel/ (-ll-) us  
to push or move something somewhere, often with a lot of force: a rocket propelled through space The Kon-Tiki sailed across the Pacific Ocean propelled by wind power.propel sb into/to/towards sth to cause someone to do an activity or be in a situation: The film propelled him to international stardom.
Translations of “propel”
in Spanish propulsar, impulsar…
in French propulser…
in German antreiben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推進,推動…
in Russian приводить в движение, толкать…
in Turkish itmek, zorlamak, zorla hareket etmesini sağlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推进,推动…
in Polish napędzać, wprawiać w ruch…
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