In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(restar autoridad a)(persona) to undermine the authority ofno me desautorices delante de los niños — don't undermine my authority in front of the children
- quedó totalmente desautorizado cuando se descubrió su doble vida — he was totally discredited when his double life came to light
2(declaraciones) to disavow formal(declaraciones) to distance oneself fromel presidente desautorizó las declaraciones del ministro — the president disavowed / distanced himself from minister's statements
3(retirar la autorización para)el presidente desautorizó la manifestación — the president declared the demonstration illegal
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