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shrink / encogerse
 
shrink   [ʃrɪŋk]
shrank   past tense
shrunk   past participle
A. -intransitive verb
1. (=get smaller)   encogerse
·to shrink in the wash
·encogerse al lavar
·"will not shrink"
·"no se encoge",   "inencogible"
·to shrink away to nothing
·reducirse a nada,   desaparecer
2. also shrink away, shrink back   retroceder,   echar marcha atránoun
·I shrink from doing it
·no me atrevo a hacerlo
·he did not shrink from touching it
·no vaciló en tocarlo
B. -transitive verb   encoger
·to shrink a part on
(technical)   montar una pieza en caliente
C. -noun   **
(=psychiatrist)   psiquiatra masculine and feminine
 
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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