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American English: /diˈtreɪn/
British English: /diːˈtreɪn/

Translation of detrain in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • desembarcarse
    (de un tren)

transitive verb

  • (troops)
    (supplies) (de un tren)
    Example sentences
    • After detraining the passengers, the train backed out on the main, reversed direction, and then went east 18 miles to Seth to turn on the wye.
    • It is a revenue run, Train 3600, but I did not observe any passengers detrain once it arrived.
    • The platform was mobbed with people just detraining from a Corridor train on the opposite track but we soon reached Location A where our car would be spotted.

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