demise

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demise(
dih
-
mayz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (death)
a. el fallecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The demise of the mayor left the town in a state of chaos.El fallecimiento del alcalde dejó al pueblo en un estado de caos.
b. el deceso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The captain's demise after the fatal accident was a huge blow to morale on the ship.El deceso del capitán después del mortal accidente fue un fuerte golpe a la moral en el barco.
2. (dissolution)
a. la desaparición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The demise of the mill industry in Maine left many of its small towns impoverished.La desaparición de la industria molinera en Maine dejó empobrecidos muchos de sus pueblos pequeños.
3. (legal)
a. el legado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Reginald received the house as part of the demise of his grandfather's estate.Reginald recibió la casa como parte del legado de las propiedades de su abuelo.
b. la cesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The land was handed over to the new owners by demise.Las tierras fueron entregadas a los nuevos dueños por cesión.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (legal)
a. legar
The old man decided to disinherit his children and demise all his properties to his brand new wife.El anciano decidió desheredar a sus hijos y legar todas sus propiedades a su nueva esposa.
b. arrendar
The farm has been demised with all the horses and cows included in the lease.La finca ha sido arrendada con todos los caballos y vacas incluidos en el contrato de arrendamiento.
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demise
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la desaparición f, extinción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
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demise [dɪˈmaɪz]
noun
(death) fallecimiento (m); [of institution etc] desaparición (f);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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