Translation of desconectar in English:

desconectar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 [familiar/colloquial] (durante discusión, conversación) to switch o/or turn off

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (desconectarse)

  • 1.1 [aparato] to switch o/or turn off la fotocopiadora se desconecta automáticamente the photocopier switches o/or turns (itself) off automatically 1.2 [Informática/Computing] to hang up 1.3 [persona]desconectarse de algo/algn se ha desconectado totalmente del mundo académico he is totally cut off from o/or has lost touch with the academic world (voluntariamente) he has severed all ties with o/or has cut himself off completely from the academic world me había desconectado de mis antiguas amistades I'd lost touch with my old friends está desconectado de la realidad he's lost touch with reality

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