transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-rr-)[formal]
- 1.1 [corpse/body] desenterrar*, exhumar [formal]More example sentences1.2 [plan/idea] desenterrar*, desempolvar
More example sentences
- Mopping up continued through the night as frantic efforts were made to disinter the troops buried in the tunnels.
- The ghastly sight of mutilated corpses disinterred from mass graves is psychologically incompatible with calculations about scarce resources, opportunity costs and trade-offs.
- In 1648 his remains were disinterred and buried under a dunghill, but after the Restoration they were restored to their original resting place.
- Plans for such a move were regarded by observers as an apparent attempt to make political gains from disinterring the past of some of the governing coalition's opponents.
- Yet it was not until the final chapter, in which Cagliostro's legacy - historical, cultural, philosophical - is disinterred, that I really began to care.
- So it isn't so much an exasperation, but a mystification, almost amounting to irritation under questioning, that Berkovic should be disinterred from the mental plot to which the manager has evidently assigned him.
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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.