Translation of desplazar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [formal] (mover, correr) el aluvión desplazó todo lo que encontró a su paso the flood washed away everything in its path o/or carried everything before it chocó contra el vehículo estacionado, desplazándolo unos 20 metros it collided with the stationary vehicle, shunting o carrying o pushing it a distance of some 20 meters 1.2 [Física/Physics] to displace 1.3 [Náutica/Nautical] to displace 1.4 [Informática/Computing] to scroll desplaza el texto horizontalmente it scrolls the text horizontally
- 2 (suplantar, relegar)desplazar
aalgo/algn el avión desplazó al tren para los viajes más largos the airplane took over from o/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train for longer journeys los procesadores de textos han desplazado a las máquinas de escribir typewriters have been superseded by word processors, word processors have taken the place of typewriters consiguió desplazar a Soriano, convirtiéndose en cabecilla del grupo he succeeded in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 o/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 o/or he felt as if he had been supplanted by his baby brother fue desplazado de su cargo he was removed from his post o/or was replaced
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (desplazarse)
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