calve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɑːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kæv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kav, käv)

Inflections of 'calve' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
calves
v 3rd person singular
calving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
calved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
calved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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calve viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (animal: give birth to calf) (vaca)parir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no [b]llegó[/b]", "[b]corrí[/b] a casa").
 Most of our herd calves in late spring.
 La mayoría del ganado va a parir en primavera.
calve [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (cow: help to give birth) (vaca)ayudar a parir loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 The farmer uses this barn for calving the cows.
 El granjero usa este granero para hacer parir a las vacas.
calve [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (iceberg, glacier: detach piece) (hielo)picar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 We watched from the ship as the glacier calved an enormous iceberg.
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