Translation of desplazar in English:

desplazar

vt

  • 2 (suplantar, relegar)desplazar a algo/algn el 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train for longer journeys los procesadores de textos han desplazado a las máquinas de escribir typewriters have been superseded by word processors, word processors have taken the place of typewriters consiguió desplazar a Soriano, convirtiéndose en cabecilla del grupo he succeeded in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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