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American English: /dəˈzɑlv/
British English: /dɪˈzɒlv/

Translation of dissolve in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (in liquid)
    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 (dismiss)
    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.
    2.2 (break up)
    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

  • 1 (in liquid)
  • 2 2.1 (vanish) [literary]
    to dissolve into thin air
    desvanecerse en el aire
    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.
    2.2 (emotionally) to dissolve into tears
    deshacerse en lágrimas
  • 3


  • (Cinema, Photography, Television)
    Example sentences
    • We see how helicopters were used, how scenes were composed, and the before-and-after dissolves of scenes.
    • Reel-change markers have been removed, and scene transitions and dissolves are mostly smooth.
    • He uses split screens, dissolves and transitions to capture the action in the water.
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