In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1formaldotar (a) algo de / con algo — to equip/provide sth with sth
- el departamento debe ser dotado de fondos suficientes — the department must be provided with sufficient funds
- han dotado el hospital con los medios técnicos más modernos — the hospital has been equipped with the latest technology
- la comisión ha sido dotada de plenos poderes — the commission has been invested with / given full powers
2formaldotaron el premio con dos millones de euros — they set the prize money at two million euros
3dotar a algn de / con algo — to endow / bless sb with sth
- la naturaleza lo ha dotado de una hermosa voz — Nature has endowed / blessed him with a beautiful voice
4dotar a algn con algo — to give sb a dowry of sth
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