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Spanish translation of “drown”

drown

verb /draun/
to (cause to) sink in water and so suffocate and die
ahogar
She drowned in the river.
to cause (a sound) not to be heard by making a louder sound
apagar, ahogar, cubrir
His voice was drowned by the roar of the traffic.
(Definition of drown from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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