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EtymologyEdit

From Latin comprobō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kompɾoˈbaɾ/, [kõmpɾoˈβaɾ]

VerbEdit

comprobar (first-person singular present compruebo, first-person singular preterite comprobé, past participle comprobado)

  1. to confirm, to verify
    • 2015 November 17, Carmen Pérez-Lanzac, “Las franquicias toman el centro”, in El País[1]:
      En cuanto comprobó que el negocio funcionaba corrió para que no triunfara otro en su lugar.
      As soon as he confirmed that the business worked, he rushed so another one wouldn't succeed in its place.

ConjugationEdit

  • Rule: o becomes a ue in stressed syllables.

Further readingEdit