desplegar

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Late Latin displicāre

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desplegar (first-person singular present desplego, past participle desplegat)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to unfold, to spread out
    Antonym: plegar
  2. (transitive) to deploy (troops etc.)
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to show off, demonstrate

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin displicāre, infinitive form of displicō (to scatter), from Latin dis- + plicō. Synchronically analyzable as des- (dis-) +‎ plegar (to fold). Cognate with English deploy and display.

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  • IPA(key): /despleˈɡaɾ/, [d̪es.pleˈɣ̞aɾ]

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desplegar (first-person singular present despliego, first-person singular preterite desplegué, past participle desplegado)

  1. to deploy, unfold
    Antonyms: plegar, doblar

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