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propel

verb [T] uk   us   /prəˈpel/ (-ll-)
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 Vietnamese đẩy đi…
in Spanish propulsar, impulsar…
in Thai ขับเคลื่อน…
in Malaysian menggerakkan…
in French propulser…
in German antreiben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推進,推動…
in Indonesian mendorong…
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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