Translation of defunct in Spanish:

defunct

Pronunciation: /dɪˈfʌŋkt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 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] difunto [formal]
    More 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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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.