Translation of anatomize in Spanish:

anatomize

Pronunciation: /əˈnætəmaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [Biology/Biología] [animal/plant] disecar*, hacer* la disección de
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    • They were not like Da Vinci, who would anatomize corpses to learn about the conformation of the human body.
    • He also uses anatomising skill to get under the skin of these shifty doctors.
    • Torn, we are told, was so obsessed by anatomical study that he stashed anatomized body parts under his bed, an unhealthy practice that contributed to his early death.
    1.2 [society/institution] [formal] analizar* minuciosamente or detenidamente
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    • There was no leader whose speech could be dissected, no party whose splits could be anatomised, no single manifesto whose implications could be discussed.
    • A New Shirt, a novel, and the story collections The Mourning Thief, Lebanon Lodge, and A Link with the River show Hogan anatomizing his own fictional world of the western midlands.
    • In anatomizing character, the Victorians' leading fear ‘was not moral relativism but weakness of will.’

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.