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defunct
American English: /dəˈfəŋkt/
British English: /dɪˈfʌŋ(k)t/

Translation of defunct in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (extinct)
    (idea/theory)
    caduco
    (institution/party)
    desaparecido
    extinto
    fenecido [formal]
    the party is not yet defunct
    el partido tiene aún vida
    a defunct law
    una ley que ha caído en desuso
    1.2 (dead) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The following humorous extract, written by Leo, was in a story published in a long defunct magazine.
    • On Tuesday, I am going to Radio Rhema at the now defunct train station and am initiating the beginning of the end.
    • When I do it the first five or so results are always the same defunct personal websites for which I have long forgotten the passwords.

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