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Pronunciation: /ˈderəlɪkt/

Translation of derelict in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (ruined) [building/area] abandonado y en ruinas 1.2 [Law/Derecho] [Nautical/Náutica] [ship/vessel] abandonado, der(r)elicto [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The derelict condition of the Market House has been criticised by the town council.
    • The majority of them were bought either in completely derelict condition, or as a collection of rusty parts.
    • A call has been made to officials of the Town Council to take action against the owners of five houses which are in a derelict condition.


  • 1 (vagrant) marginado, (masculine, feminine)
  • 2 [Law/Derecho] [Nautical/Náutica] der(r)elicto (masculine) [formal]

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