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Old September 07, 2007, 05:24 PM
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Red face Am I right about the word alentar

I've learned like for example aliento is breath, but it also means encouragement. I recently overheard the verb alentar and I'm abit confused about whether it means to become slower or if it means to encourage. Help!
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alentar: Animar, infundir aliento o esfuerzo, dar vigor, dar aliento: to encourage
enlentecer, lentificar : Imprimir lentitud a alguna operación o proceso, disminuir su velocidad (to became slower, to slow)
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Old September 12, 2007, 02:14 PM
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