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Pronunciation: /dɪˈzɜːrtəd; dɪˈzɜːtɪd/

Translation of deserted in Spanish:


  • 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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