Translation of desleír in English:

desleír

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • desleír la levadura en un poco de agua tibia mix the yeast to a paste using a little warm water una aspirina desleída en un poco de agua an aspirin dissolved in a little water una yema de huevo desleída en un poco de leche the yolk of an egg thinned o/or mixed with a little milk

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.