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deserted

Pronunciation: /dɪˈzɜːrtəd; dɪˈzɜːtɪd/

Translation of deserted in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (desolate) desierto the place was deserted el lugar estaba desierto, no había un alma en el lugar the deserted streets las calles desiertas 1.2 (abandoned) [husband/wife] abandonado
    Example sentences
    • As the Carter family drive across the desert wastes of America, a feral family of savage cannibals attacks them.
    • Some wandered in desert wastes, finding no way to an inhabited town hungry and thirsty, their soul fainted within them.
    • Her mouth and throat were as dry as the desert wastes.
    Example sentences
    • Click here for a gallery of pictures of the deserted village at Slievemore.
    • We got off the bus to walk among the deserted business buildings of Burke.
    • The sick woman was then allowed to take possession of the deserted dwelling.

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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.