Translation of disguise in Spanish:

disguise

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈgaɪz/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [person] disfrazar*; [voice] cambiar to disguise oneself disfrazarse* to disguise oneself as sth disfrazarse* de algo disguised as a priest disfrazado de cura
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    • She is supposed to have disguised herself as a pauper for a young priest who, out of charity, took her to an inn to feed her.
    • In 1671 he and Maria disguised themselves as a parson and his wife. They visited the keeper of the jewels and Maria pretended to faint to cause a distraction.
    • In order to reach the river, they'd disguised themselves as servants.
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    • It can make sweet things sweeter, it can disguise unpleasant tastes and smells and it is the most versatile food ingredient known to man.
    • ‘Great outfit,’ Joey said disguising his voice with scratchy sounds.
    • She disguised her voice to make it sound deeper and manlier, and with the wrap covering her mouth, it made it sound even more muffled.
    1.2 (conceal) [mistake/incompetence] ocultar; [disapproval/contempt/pleasure] disimular there is no disguising the fact that … no se puede ocultar el hecho de que …
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    • I didn't make an effort to disguise my emotions or hide my tears, which were slowly beginning to fall.
    • The judges make no effort to disguise their boredom.
    • It's very easy to tell a fun story which disguised my feelings about the most painful moment in my life.

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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.