"engrandecer" English translation

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"engrandecer" in English

ES engrandecer
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{transitive verb}

engrandecer (also: ensalzar, exaltar, entronizar)
engrandecer
engrandecer (also: elevar, añadir, incrementar, engrosar)
Engrandecidas por sus ingentes beneficios, las empresas petroleras responden especulando con la mayor demanda de sus productos en las naciones emergentes, esperando de ese modo saltar la banca.
Swelled-up with profits the oil companies respond by speculating on the increased demand for their products in the emerging nations, hoping thereby to burst the bank.

Context sentences for "engrandecer" in English

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Spanish¿Esta voluntad enconada de encerramiento contribuirá a engrandecer nuestra imagen en la región, o fortalecerá las fuerzas que nos son más hostiles?
Will this determination effectively to imprison Iraqis improve our image in the region or will it strengthen the forces which are most hostile to us?
SpanishSin embargo, lo esencial es no engrandecer ni acalorar los conflictos que, a menudo, sólo existen entre los poderes políticos y no entre las personas, que se llevan bien.
The crucial thing, however, is that we do not magnify and heat up conflicts that often fundamentally only exist between political powers and not between the people themselves, who get along well.