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desembocar

Translation of desembocar in English:

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 1.1 [río/calle] el río Mira desemboca en el Pacífico the Mira River flows into the Pacific desemboca en el Paseo del Prado it comes out onto the Paseo del Prado la manifestación desembocó en la plaza the demonstrators came out into the square seguimos a la gente y desembocamos en el Ayuntamiento we followed the crowds and came out in front of o/or at the town hall 1.2 [situación/crisis]desembocar en algo to culminate in sth desembocó en una grave crisis it culminated in o/or ended up being a serious crisis puede desembocar en el cierre de numerosas fábricas it could result in the closure of numerous factories

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