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conjugate

verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkɒn.dʒʊ.ɡeɪt/  us   /ˈkɑːn-/ specialized
If a verb conjugates, it has different forms that show different tenses, the number of people it refers to, etc., and if you conjugate a verb, you list its different forms: The verb "to be" conjugates irregularly.
Translations of “conjugate”
in Vietnamese chia động từ…
in Spanish conjugar…
in Thai ผัน (กริยา)…
in Malaysian berkonjugat…
in French conjuguer…
in German konjugieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) (動詞)有詞形變化, 列舉(動詞)的詞形變化…
in Indonesian menasrifkan…
in Russian спрягать…
in Turkish (fiil) çekmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (动词)有词形变化, 列举(动词)的词形变化…
in Polish koniugować, odmieniać…
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