feminine: desaparecida sustantivo masculino, sustantivo femenino
- 1.1 (en un accidente)missing personentre los desaparecidos en el siniestroamong those missing after the accident1.2 (Política)un grupo de madres cuyos hijos están entre los desaparecidosa group of mothers whose children are among the disappeared o among those who have disappeared o among those who have gone missing→ detenido desaparecido → desaparecidos
Cultural Note: desaparecidos
The name for people who in the 1970s, during the military dictatorships in Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay, were detained by the police, secret police and the armed forces in a campaign to restore "law and order". Thousands of detainees were murdered and never seen again.
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