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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to vanish)
a. desaparecer
The magician could make a rabbit disappear.El mago podría hacer desaparecer un conejo.
2. (to go missing)
a. desaparecer
The police found the body of a teenager who disappeared last year.La policía encontró el cuerpo de un adolescente que desapareció el año pasado.
3. (to cease to exist)
a. desaparecer
Many species have now disappeared.Ya desaparecieron muchas especies.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to get rid of)
a. hacer desaparecer
The military regime disappeared many of its opponents.El régimen militar hizo desaparecer a muchos de sus opositores.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. desaparecer
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disappear [ˌdɪsəˈpɪəʳ]
intransitive verb
he disappeared from sight or view desapareció de la vista; to make sth disappear hacer desaparecer algo
you won't disappear when they arrive, will you? ie I want you to be there items of value tend to disappear if left lying around my keys have disappeared the problem won't disappear overnight he refused to think about it, in the hope that the problem would somehow disappear I watched the car's tail-lights disappear down the road he could make himself disappear
transitive verb
hacer desaparecer
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