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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lītigāre, present active infinitive of lītigō. Doublet of litigar, which was a borrowing. Whence, compare English litigate.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /liˈdjaɾ/, [liˈð̞jaɾ]

VerbEdit

lidiar (first-person singular present lidio, first-person singular preterite lidié, past participle lidiado)

  1. (intransitive) to fight, battle
    Synonyms: luchar, pelear
  2. (transitive, bullfighting) to bullfight until the animal dies
  3. (intransitive) to oppose someone
  4. (intransitive) to attempt to negotiate with an annoying person
  5. (intransitive, rare) to argue, litigate
  6. to cope, deal with, handle
    Synonyms: afrontar, tratar, poder con

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