Translation of desembocar in English:

desembocar

vi

  • 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 at the town hall 1.2 [situación/crisis]desembocar en algo to culminate in sth desembocó en una grave crisis it culminated in o ended up being a serious crisis puede desembocar en el cierre de numerosas fábricas it could result in the closure of numerous factories

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day anteojeras
fpl
blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.