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derelict
American English: /ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt/
British English: /ˈdɛrəlɪkt/

Translation of derelict in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1 (ruined)
    (building/area)
    abandonado y en ruinas
    1.2 (Law, Nautical)
    (ship/vessel)
    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.

noun

  • 1 (vagrant)
    marginado, (-da) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • A group of vagabonds and derelicts inhabit a shelter in Moscow, presided over by a fanatical leader who preaches the love of everyone for everyone.
    • Following a homeless ‘state of emergency’, the federal government created a $753-million fund to get derelicts across Canada out of the dirt and into an edifice.
    • But the majority of menial workers and derelicts are, going by empirical evidence, first or second-generation immigrants with little in the way of hopes or prospects.
  • 2 (Law, Nautical)
    der(r)elicto (masculine) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • We ran into the docking bay and could not believe the decrepit derelict of a ship that he had waiting for us.
    • If they can keep the boats from becoming derelicts, it means that much more money in the budget to do dredging and other debris removal.
    • Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard has the authority to move derelicts that pose a hazard to navigation, but not to dispose of them.

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