Translation of destinado in English:




  • 1 1.1 (predestinado) destinado a algo destined for sth estaba destinado a la vida religiosa he was destined for religious life destinado al fracaso destined to fail estaba destinado a tener una muerte violenta he was destined to die a violent death parece que está destinada a sufrir she seems doomed o/or destined to suffer 1.2 (dirigido, asignado)destinado a algo las cajas destinadas a Montevideo the boxes for o bound for o being sent to Montevideo dos cajas destinadas a nuestras oficinas en León two boxes consigned to o/or destined for our offices in León los aviones destinados a este fin the planes used for this purpose una política destinada a estrechar estos lazos a policy aimed at strengthening these links comida destinada a ser distribuida entre los refugiados food destined o/or intended for distribution among the refugees
  • 2 2.1 [militar] destinado en Ceuta stationed in Ceuta 2.2 [funcionario/diplomático] ahora está destinado en Lima now he's in Lima, he's been posted o sent o assigned to Lima

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.