Translation of collocate in Spanish:

collocate

darse en combinación, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑləˌkeɪt//ˈkɒləkeɪt/

intransitive verb

Linguistics

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    darse en combinación
    to collocate with sth darse en combinación con algo
    • Although there are some neutral descriptive adjectives used with the word, such as 66 year old, disabled, or American, the majority of words collocating with spinster are negative.
    • One aspect of heavy is that it collocates with drinker and smoker (heavy drinker, heavy smoker), but not with eater or spender (* heavy eater, * heavy spender).
    • An item that collocates with another is its collocate.

noun

Linguistics

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    colocación típica feminine
    • The node column consists only of words from the categories, while the collocates are any and all words which occur within the given span.
    • An item that collocates with another is its collocate.