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desaparecido (plural desaparecidos)
- One of the people who disappeared during the 1976-1983 military rule in Argentina, presumed to have been killed by members of the regime.
- 2010, Christopher Hitchens, Hitch-22, Atlantic, published 2011, page 193:
- And Timerman's memoir, Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number, was the book above all that clothed in living, hurting flesh the necessarily abstract idea of the desaparecido: the disappeared one or, to invest it with the more sinister and grisly past participle with which it came into the world, the one who has been “disappeared.”
- 2011 October 27, Uki Goni, The Guardian:
- The French missionaries aided the mothers of Argentina's desaparecidos by accompanying them to police stations and military barracks looking for news of their children, before being kidnapped themselves by Astiz.
- One of the people who disappeared during the 1972-1981 martial law in the Philippines, presumed to be killed by the military.
- Hyphenation: de‧sa‧pa‧re‧ci‧do
- IPA(key): (Spain) /desapaɾeˈθido/ [d̪e.sa.pa.ɾeˈθi.ð̞o]
- IPA(key): (Latin America) /desapaɾeˈsido/ [d̪e.sa.pa.ɾeˈsi.ð̞o]
- Rhymes: -ido
- Syllabification: de‧sa‧pa‧re‧ci‧do
- disappeared, missing people or things
- La policía encontré ayer los desparecidos.
- Yesterday the police found the missing individuals.