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dissolve

Pronunciation: /dɪˈzɑːlv; dɪˈzɒlv/

Translation of dissolve in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 2 2.1 (dismiss) [assembly/parliament] disolver* 2.2 (break up) [company/marriage] disolver*
    Example sentences
    • So we got the whole thing annulled, dissolving the marriage as if it never took place.
    • Generally, church courts do not dissolve marriages, but annul them by declaring that no genuine marriage took place.
    • Secondly, with respect to married people, if the marriage was dissolved by divorce after the will was witnessed, the will is void.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (in liquid) [sugar/salt/pill] disolverse*
    Example sentences
    • Finally, whey protein dissolves easily in water, making it convenient for a protein drink when you're on the go.
    • It is a fast-working, fog-free, stain-free agent that dissolves easily in cold water, keeps extremely well and produces negatives of very high acutance.
    • I began to try and vainly struggle, tears running down my cheeks and leaving a black trail like discoloured blood as my eyeliner dissolved with the salty solution.
  • 2 2.1 (vanish) [literary/literario] desvanecerse* to dissolve into thin air desvanecerse* en el aire, esfumarse 2.2 (emotionally) to dissolve into tears deshacerse* en lágrimas
    Example sentences
    • Without being free of thought, without the thinking having dissolved, vanished, disappeared, there is no way to be liberated or enlightened.
    • When this attitude, which maintains duality, is allowed to not be formed, to disappear, to dissolve, to vanish - what is left?
    • But these settlements eventually dissolved and disappeared.
  • 3 [assembly/committee] disolverse*
    Example sentences
    • Subsequently, the president dissolves Congress and imposes martial law on the country.
    • After the party prevented Deuba from seeking the extension to the emergency in parliament, Deuba dissolved the assembly for elections two years ahead of schedule.
    • The President has dissolved the Assembly and appealed to the people and the army; he establishes universal suffrage, and has arrested his political opponents.

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