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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (extended)
a. unfolded
¿Por qué está el mantel desplegado en el piso? - Bueno, los chicos estaban jugando a que estaban de picnic en el campo.Why is the tablecloth unfolded on the floor? - Well, the kids were pretending to be on a picnic in the countryside.
b. spread out
El águila estaba posado sobre la cerca con sus alas desplegadas.The eagle was perched on the fence with its wings spread out.
c. unfurled
Bandera estadounidenses colgaban desplegadas de todos los balcones de la calle.American flags hung unfurled from every balcony on the street.
2. (military)
a. deployed
Mi hermano ha estado desplegado en Iraq desde hace dos meses.My brother has been deployed in Iraq for two months now.
3. (shown)
a. displayed
El alfarero desplegó sus cerámicas en la mesa afuera de su puesto.The potter displayed his ceramics on the table outside his stall.
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