Translation of disinter in Spanish:

disinter

Pronunciation: /ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜːr; ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜː(r)/

vt (-rr-)

[formal]
  • 1.1 [corpse/body] desenterrar*, exhumar [formal]
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    • 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.
    1.2 [plan/idea] desenterrar*, desempolvar
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    • 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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