desaparecer

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From des- +‎ aparecer (appear).

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desaparecer (first-person singular present indicative desapareço, past participle desaparecido)

  1. (intransitive) to disappear; to vanish (to become lost, unseen or stop existing)
  2. (transitive with com) to make something disappear; to get rid of

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

des- +‎ aparecer

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /desapaɾeˈθeɾ/, [d̪esapaɾeˈθeɾ]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /desapaɾeˈseɾ/, [d̪esapaɾeˈseɾ]

Verb[edit]

desaparecer (first-person singular present desaparezco, first-person singular preterite desaparecí, past participle desaparecido)

  1. (intransitive) to disappear, to go missing, to vanish, to be gone
  2. (intransitive) to drop off (e.g. the map, the face of the earth)
  3. (intransitive) to go away, to fade, to wear off, to subside
    Ignorar esto no lo hace desaparecer.Ignoring this will not make it go away.
    Esos síntomas iniciales luego deben desaparecer.Those initial symptoms later should subside.

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  • Rule: c becomes a zc before a or o.

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