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Translation of desplazar in English:

transitive verb

  • 2 (suplantar, relegar)desplazar a algo/alguienel avión desplazó al tren para los viajes más largos
    the airplane took over from or displaced the train for longer journeys
    los procesadores de textos han desplazado a las máquinas de escribir
    typewriters have been superseded by word processors
    word processors have taken the place of typewriters
    consiguió desplazar a Soriano, convirtiéndose en cabecilla del grupo
    he succeeded in supplanting or ousting Soriano to become leader of the group
    he succeeded in taking Soriano's place as leader of the group
    se sintió desplazado por su nuevo hermanito
    he felt pushed out or he felt as if he had been supplanted by his baby brother
    fue desplazado de su cargo
    he was removed from his post or was replaced
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