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alienate
American English: /ˈeɪljəˌneɪt/
British English: /ˈeɪlɪəneɪt/

Translation of alienate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (Politics, Psychology) (estrange) See examples: this has alienated all his friends
    esto ha hecho que todos sus amigos se alejen or se distancien de él
    to alienate the middle classes
    perder el apoyo de la clase media
    to alienate somebody from somebody/something
    alejar a alguien de alguien/algo
    to alienate oneself from somebody/something
    alejarse or distanciarse de alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • Consequently, unless the plaintiff alienated his ownership, he has been the owner of the case since it came into being.
    • Ever since the 1290 statute it has been a principle of the law that generally an estate owner should have a free and unfettered power to alienate his property.
    • The ultimate purpose of the acquisitions is to enable the Territory to validly alienate Crown land in the manner that is stated in the notices of proposed acquisition.

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