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express / expresar
express   [ɪksˈpres]
A. -transitive verb
1. (verbally, non-verbally)   expresar
·her eyes expressed annoyance
·sus ojos expresaban irritaciónoun
·they expressed interest in ...
·expresaron su interénoun en ...
·he expressed his surprise at the result
·expresó su sorpresa ante el resultado
·I'd like to express my thanks to everyone for ...
·quiero expresar mi agradecimiento a todos por ...
·she had expressed a wish to meet them
·había manifestado su deseo de conocerlos
·to express o.noun.
·to express o.noun. in or through
[+article, music etcetera]   expresarse a travénoun de
2. (=send)
[+letter, parcel]   enviar por correo urgente or exprénoun
3. (mathematics)
(=represent)   expresar
·here it is expressed as a percentage
·aquí está expresado en forma de porcentaje
4. formal usage
(=squeeze out)
[+juice]   exprimir   (from   de)
[+milk]   sacarse
B. -adjective
1. formal usage
(=specific)   [purpose, intention]   expreso
·to give somebody express [instructions] to do something
·dar instrucciones expresas a somebody, someone para que se haga algo
·express [warranty]
garantía (f) escrita
2. (=fast)   [letter, delivery, mail]   urgente,   exprénoun   [laundry, photography service]   rápido
·to send something by express delivery or mail
·enviar algo por correo urgente or exprénoun,   enviar algo exprénoun
C. -adverb
·to send or post something express
·enviar algo por correo urgente or exprénoun
·to travel express
·viajar en un tren rápido or expreso
D. -noun
(=train)   expreso (m),   rápido (m)
E. -compound
·express train   -noun   expreso (m),   rápido (m)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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