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Translation of desplazar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (suplantar, relegar)desplazar a algo/alguienel avión desplazó al tren para los viajes más largos
    the airplane took over from o 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    typewriters have been superseded by word processors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 o 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 o he felt as if he had been supplanted by his baby brother
    fue desplazado de su cargo
    he was removed from his post o was replaced

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