Translation of derelict in Spanish:

derelict

abandonado y en ruinas, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈdɛrəˌlɪkt//ˈdɛrəlɪkt/

adjective

  • 1

    (ruined)
    (building/area) abandonado y en ruinas
    • The majority of them were bought either in completely derelict condition, or as a collection of rusty parts.
    • The ground floor of the derelict building was pretty much bare of anything other than broken junk and graffiti.
    • The derelict condition of the Market House has been criticised by the town council.
    • In 1996, a huge residential community was envisaged in the derelict area, with the aim of housing local poor residents.
    • Conditions at the hotel were so derelict the coach lamented it was the worst he had ever seen.
    • The former area of derelict grassland has already been transformed into an accessible area where plants and wildlife can thrive and local people can enjoy the natural environment
    • Perhaps if the derelict sites had been cleared and tided before prospective investors in the proposed retail outlets viewed the site, it might have been a different story.
    • Following a few weeks of begging on the streets and sleeping in derelict buildings, he falls in with a friendly group of squatters.
    • The derelict barn she bought 16 years ago for £26,000 is now a palatial house valued at about £750,000, with two large wings.
    • The most notable of these barriers is a complicated system of land ownership, poor roads and a derelict telecommunications network.
    • Between those dates the appeal site had been in an apparently derelict condition with 2 large black doors facing the street.
    • The aim is to bring scruffy, disused areas of land - including a disused tip, a former power station and a derelict canal - back into community use.
    • ‘We have clients buying derelict farmhouses and old houses which would otherwise be left to fall down,’ Anderson said.
    • It will not only record, but also highlight the true extent of empty buildings, derelict shops, empty houses, other signs of neglect and lack of important services.
    • Residents fed up with youths hanging around the streets, derelict shops and a general sense of neglect have taken their future into their own hands.
    • At 8pm as thick black smoke bellowed from the derelict building, police issued an urgent health warning, instructing residents to stay indoors and shut their windows.
    • The yards are full of derelict cars, broken-down furniture, sofas with the stuffing bursting out.
    • A call has been made to officials of the Town Council to take action against the owners of five houses which are in a derelict condition.
    • The derelict mansion was a block from the address where they had told Scott to meet.
    • However it remained unoccupied for a number of years and had fallen into a derelict state.
  • 2

    Nautical Law
    (ship/vessel) abandonado
    (ship/vessel) der(r)elicto formal

noun

  • 1

    (vagrant)
    marginado masculine
    marginada feminine
    • He supposed that in the dark, the fact that the block was deserted of all but derelicts might not be noticeable.
    • But the majority of menial workers and derelicts are, going by empirical evidence, first or second-generation immigrants with little in the way of hopes or prospects.
    • Even if your slate's totally clean, people are apt to lose trust in you because you're dating such a derelict.
    • The woman was a bit startled by this proclamation, but she was equally intrigued by the derelict's intuition, since she was indeed single.
    • People called bums and derelicts in the 20s and 30s had some of the best-paying, most secure jobs in industrial America by the 50s and 60s.
    • The fighting became so intense it disturbed the derelicts outside, who began screaming and pounding on the door.
    • They are workers, or spouses, curmudgeons, derelicts, or hopeless romantics.
    • Ultimately, Billy is said to have become a derelict, presumably because he was unable to work in the cattle industry again.
    • A group of vagabonds and derelicts inhabit a shelter in Moscow, presided over by a fanatical leader who preaches the love of everyone for everyone.
    • Following a homeless ‘state of emergency’, the federal government created a $753-million fund to get derelicts across Canada out of the dirt and into an edifice.
    • How can you expect to have anything but a diving trend when your educated citizens are worse than the derelicts?
    • His passion for helping the underprivileged, the derelicts of society, and for world evangelization was built upon his passion for Christ.
    • The family could not believe that the body was considered to be that of a derelict at the funeral home.
    • Society, it transpires, hasn't turned him into a derelict, he's managed that all by himself.
    • The only regular visitors are the labourers and derelicts who drop in to spend some time before the radio kiosk or the television set.
    • Afterwards, we blundered through the back streets and alleys, and I met the everyday denizens, including the derelicts.
    • Head out across the loopway where derelicts collect and sit with them remembering the blues they heard and steal their drink.
    • From a distance he looks like a wreck, a derelict.
    • Under the steel and cement, the derelicts lie happy and drunk, their gaze set on the future.
    • He also claims he once distributed fake Booker Prize dinner invitations to down-and-outs, promising free booze, in the hope of causing mayhem when the derelicts tried to crash the do.
  • 2

    Nautical Law
    der(r)elicto masculine formal
    • In 1881, the schooner Ellen Austin, bound for London, discovered a derelict adrift in the Sargasso.
    • He circled the shattered derelict once more and finally settled his craft down in an open spot.
    • We ran into the docking bay and could not believe the decrepit derelict of a ship that he had waiting for us.
    • This is all set on a backdrop of a larger presence within the galaxy, an ancient civilization that left floating derelicts in space.
    • Eerily empty travel zones are full of ice, gas, derelicts and asteroids of various types and colors.
    • They both looked like abandoned derelicts compared with the other great warships being serviced in the yard.
    • Vale watched helplessly as a series of explosions reduced the once-proud cruiser to a blackened derelict.
    • Up to a dozen geosynchronous satellites go out of service every year, and there are now several hundred derelicts in the disposal orbit.
    • The Council and developers are following the example of towns and cities across the country where areas becoming derelicts as they await redevelopment are being turned into visitor attractions.
    • It's a little known fact that the Ancient Greeks didn't live in complete buildings like you or me; they lived in derelicts and rubble, in houses with no roofs and vines growing up the walls.
    • Diaz maneuvered the tug underneath the cruiser and traversed the length until they were ahead of the derelict.
    • If they can keep the boats from becoming derelicts, it means that much more money in the budget to do dredging and other debris removal.
    • You wouldn't believe the bureaucratic hoops you need successfully to jump when you're renovating a derelict.
    • With a secure airlock established between the two ships, the Scout transferred over to the derelict.
    • Meanwhile, the U.S. Coast Guard has the authority to move derelicts that pose a hazard to navigation, but not to dispose of them.