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dispel

Pronunciation: /dɪˈspel/

Translation of dispel in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-ll-)

  • 1.1 [doubts/fear] disipar, hacer* desvanecer
    Example sentences
    • Actually listening to the record does little to dispel these feelings of disappointment.
    • Such words dispelled any doubts, despair or lingering suspicions.
    • Perhaps it is actually a canny psychological technique for dispelling any last minute doubts.
    1.2 [fog] disipar

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