- 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 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 [Fís] to displace 1.3 [Náut] to displace 1.4 [Inf] 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 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train for longer journeys los procesadores de textos han desplazado a las máquinas de escribir typewriters have been superseded by word processors, word processors have taken the place of typewriters consiguió desplazar a Soriano, convirtiéndose en cabecilla del grupo he succeeded in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
desplazarse v pron
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