Translation of permeate in Spanish:


calar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈpərmiˌeɪt//ˈpəːmɪeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (liquid) calar
    (liquid) impregnar
    (smell/smoke) impregnar
    this pessimism permeates his entire work este pesimismo se evidencia / está presente en toda su obra
    • Its refreshing fragrance filled the car and permeated our clothes.
    • In this statement you see the ambition which now permeates the club.
    • In these situations, the smell of stale sweat and charcoal smoke permeates the thick air.
    • He is emblematic of the good fun and sense of community that permeates this weekly event.
    • The light fragrance permeating the autumn air will make you feel intoxicated.
    • This question of implicit knowledge permeates all branches of the field.
    • It permeates every corner of Northern Irish society, often unseen but nigh impossible to evade.
    • An awful stench filled the stuffy air of the wet alleyway, which permeated my nostrils.
    • There is a realism and a patience which permeates the camp.
    • The positivity that permeates this stadium is fast becoming the most surreal thing of all.
    • Once again, praise was specific for the good pastoral care that permeates the school and the good parish and community links.
    • There are those who believe a liberal or a conservative bias permeates the media.
    • No matter where you wandered the aroma of garlic permeated the air.
    • Even though they didn't quite have the freshly baked bread or the smell of coffee permeating the air, we took the bait.
    • A writer has to grow with the twists and turns of history, with the vitality that permeates life.
    • Most visibly of all, it permeates every line and curve of their art.
    • It's wry humour that permeates the tale rather than bitterness.
    • The idea that education permeates every aspect of life seems to have fallen by the wayside.
    • In fact, the rich-poor disparity permeates every aspect of students' lives.
    • His scent, the faint musk of ivory soap mingled with the clean heaven air, permeated my senses.

intransitive verb

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    to permeate through/into sth penetrar a través de/en algo