dispel
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dispel(
dih
-
spehl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make disappear)
a. disipar
The CEO's speech helped to dispel the doubts we had.El discurso del director general ayudó a disipar las dudas que teníamos.
b. desvanecer
Cristobal showed up to work today and dispelled any rumors that he'd been fired.Cristóbal se presentó a trabajar hoy y desvaneció cualquier rumor de que hubiera sido despedido.
2. (to scatter)
a. disipar
In attempts to dispel the fog, the drivers turned on their headlights.Para intentar disipar la niebla, los conductores encendieron sus faros.
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dispel
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (doubt, fear)
a. disipar
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dispel [dɪsˈpel]
transitive verb
[+fog, smell, doubts, fear, worry] disipar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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