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animate

verb /ˈӕnimeit/
to make lively
animar
Joy animated his face.
animated /-mei-/ adjective lively
animado
A group of old men were having an animated discussion about politics.
made to move as if alive
animado
animated cartoons/dolls.
animatedly adverb
Animadamente
They were chatting animatedly.
animation noun
animación
The market was full of animation and bustle.
Translations of “animate”
in French animer…
in German beleben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使生氣勃勃, 使有活力…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使生气勃勃, 使有活力…
(Definition of animate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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