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Spanish Word of the Day: Batir

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Batir

Léxico relacionado con el deporte VII

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/21/2002
Word: Batir
(ba-TIR), verbo transitivo
English: to beat, to defeat
Etymology: Del latín battuere
Meaning: En deportes.- Vencer, ganar a un contrincante. Superar la marca establecida.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el deporte VII
Example:

“La parsimonia madridista la rompió Milosevic en un contragolpe en el que llegó con todas las ventajas para batir a César, que salió a la desesperada”
La Razón, 26 de Marzo de 2002

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