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v. pro·nat·ed, pro·nat·ing, pro·nates
a. To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces down or back.
b. To turn or rotate (the foot) by abduction and eversion so that the inner edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
2. To place in a prone position.
1. To become pronated.
2. To assume a prone position.
[Late Latin prōnāre, prōnāt-, to bend forward, from prōnus, turned forward; see prone.]
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(tr) to turn (a limb, hand, or foot) so that the palm or sole is directed downwards
[C19: from Late Latin prōnāre to bend forwards, bow]
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Past participle: pronated
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|Verb||1.||pronate - turn the forearm or the hand so that the palm is directed downwards|
turn - change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
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v. pronar, poner el cuerpo o parte del mismo en posición prona.
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