Translation of dismantle in Spanish:

dismantle

desmontar, v.

Pronunciation /dɪsˈmæn(t)l//dɪsˈmant(ə)l/

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(take apart)

      (machinery) desmontar
      (scaffolding) desmantelar
      (scaffolding) desmontar
      (piece of furniture) desmontar
      (piece of furniture) desarmar
      • They announced the intention of dismantling the state rationing system?
      • It emphasises that the old corroboration regime has been dismantled.
      • The old scoreboard was dismantled recently and will be replaced by a new electronic one in the next few weeks.
      • Alan Mackay then got to his feet and spoke for 40 minutes, dismantling the prosecution's position.
      • Instead of discovering the profound truths of human reality, deconstruction dismantles them and reveals them to be illusions.
      • Residents only knew of plans for this when we asked workmen who were dismantling the old and vandalised pieces of play equipment.
      • He kicked off his first term with demands to make cut-backs and set about dismantling the old regime.
      • The Scottish Parliament is already in the process of dismantling our antiquated feudal system of land laws.
      • By dismantling shabby sheds and old lanes, the residents can move to much better houses.
      • The scale, which can be dismantled, is leveled with the floor of the building.
      • It is likely the tower will be dismantled piece by piece using a large crane and a scaffold to support the remaining structure.
      • The regime has been dismantling land reforms brought in during the 1950s and 1960s.
      • So, yesterday, Graham tackled the job of dismantling the frame, pulling out the old mount, and putting a new one in its place.
      • To dismantle the alarm box and break through these very solid security doors will have taken a lot of time, effort and skill.
      • He then talks about dismantling settlements, something settlers are happy to do if it is in return for peace.
      • Ireland had set about dismantling England's ambitious plans with such zeal that to fall at the final fence was unthinkable.
      • City officials originally requested that owners of these establishments voluntarily dismantle the offending structures.
      • The chimney, built in the late 1800s, was due to be demolished by dismantling it brick by brick.
      • They set about dismantling the old whaling station and raised the Argentine flag.
      • Imagine dismantling an expensive film set that has not come out to the expectations of the art director.

    • 1.2Technology
      (strip)

      (ship/building/fort) desmantelar

  • 2

    (organization/system) desmantelar