Translation of disperse in Spanish:

disperse

dispersar, v.

Pronunciation /dɪˈspəːs//dəˈspərs/

transitive verb

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    (scatter)
    (crowd/protesters) dispersar
    • However, there are growing signs that, even if crowds are dispersed away from Edinburgh, the protest could become inflammatory.
    • The crowd was dispersed when local authorities had men fire warning shots over their heads.
    • In a repeat of Sunday's clashes, police in full riot gear charged the protesters and used water cannons to disperse the angry crowds.
    • Space forces and systems should in general be dispersed to cover the widest possible area yet retain the ability to concentrate decisive force rapidly.
    • After 10 minutes or so, the crowd was dispersed.
    • Once they were through clapping, the crowd dispersed into different directions.
    • Is there any indication in the tapes that they have learned how to disperse it over a wide area, say in a public theater, or a train station?
    • The multiple paths of communications result in the system being very robust against jamming and also allow the units to be dispersed over a wide area.
    • The weather took a turn for the worse as a fierce force 11 storm forced the convoy to disperse over a wide area.
    • At the strategic Bagram airbase, 20 miles north of Kabul, hundreds of soldiers trucked in late over the last few days were dispersed among the derelict airport buildings.
    • A handful of local people get off the bus, dispersing in different directions.
    • The voices of the towns people broke out into a hive of excited chatter as they began to disperse in different directions.
    • Bordone's talent was dispersed among saturnine portraits, mannered religious scenes and images of dark and brooding eroticism.
    • Furthermore, as a company's scope increases, it may have to distribute its goods and services in progressively more dispersed areas.
    • Police also forcibly dispersed a slogan-shouting crowd of protesters in the adjoining city of Bhaktapur, injuring two people.
    • Management of these conditions is currently dispersed among a plethora of programs and providers.
    • Students barricaded gates with burning tyres in an effort to prevent police from gaining access and dispersing the crowds.
    • The settlements are generally dispersed with thin occupation layers.
    • Funds raised by the event will be dispersed among more than 30 Limerick charities and organisations over the coming months.
    • Evidence is dispersed among individual tourists and collectors, as personal mementoes.
    • The heat from the fire causes the pine cones to explode, dispersing seed over a wide area.
    • Exasperated and frustrated, they dispersed in different directions, never to come together again.
    • The senatorial aristocracy with its widely dispersed estates had virtually disappeared, and the ownership of landed property tended to become more regional.
    • Our Founders emphasized that immigrants would have to be dispersed among what they described as the English population in this country.
    • Because the disease cannot be passed from person to person, infecting large populations would require dispersing spores over a wide area.
    • A few alert colleagues were dispersed among the executive departments.
    • Interior minister Francois Boko said soldiers had fired warning shots to disperse a crowd of protesters who had surrounded their vehicle in the neighbourhood of Be, an opposition stronghold.
    • A group of about 150 protesters remained after the initial burst of rubber bullets dispersed the crowd and police continued to fire on them, a photographer at the scene said.
    • If such mass protests seem to be in the works, will the mainland Chinese government have to step in to clamp down, including dispersing the crowds with riot police?
    • Spores are dispersed passively by wind and rain.
    • Clearly there would be a lot of ‘noise’ as different groups dispersed in different directions.
    • From a vantage point, the charging bull creating space by dispersing the crowd ahead of it, and the chasers closing the gap behind it, is a spectacle.
    • They are found dispersed among some rocky bottom areas, but are largely found along the California coastal reefs and kelp forests.
    • At about the same time, police riding horses through the crowd stopped being effective at keeping the crowd moving and dispersing the jumping chanters.
    • But on reaching Ireland, the livestock was dispersed among farms, with most going to two slaughterhouses in Navan and Roscommon.
    • Workers then dispersed peacefully in different directions, confusion and exhaustion written in their faces.
    • Police quickly dispersed the crowd and dispatched the ringleaders to prison.
    • Suburban office and industrial parks and shopping centers competed successfully with central business districts, dispersing economic activity over wide areas.
    • When confronted with those distributions, many of us probably reason that some species indeed are dispersed over a wide area on the wintering grounds.
    • Police dispersed the crowds with water cannons.
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    (foreboding/gloom) disipar
    (foreboding/gloom) hacer desvanecer
    • About 30 firefighters from across the county battled for more than four hours to spray water onto the gas cloud in a bid to disperse it.
    • On the 23rd, cold and dry weather blew in from the East, and this caused the clouds to disperse, lifting the veil that the Germans had been fighting under.
    • The dark clouds had dispersed a bit but there were still clouds there.
    • The sun had gone, I was too late in the day, and the mist had risen and dispersed, coating the sky an even grey.
    • We had such hot weather and there wasn't a lot of wind to disperse it.
    • Apprehensive, thinking that he had truly been through enough already, Bill turned his head and saw that the wind was dispersing the remaining ashes of the thing that had been Bartholomew.
    • There was no wind to disperse the odor that hung over Kumar like a malignant bouquet: raw kerosene, raw vegetables, raw sewage.
    • It blew over him like a strong gust of wind, dispersing all illusions and bringing to light the unpleasant agony of truth.
    • End result: clear skies letting in the sun and no strong winds to disperse the heat.
    • The clouds as if by divine interposition were entirely dispersed and I was once again invited to the grateful task of repeating my observations.
    • He reasoned that any effect due to nearby cities would be more pronounced in calm conditions, when the wind could not disperse the heat.
    • Darren looked up at the ceiling fan dispersing his cigarette smoke as it hit.
    • A blustery wind may help in dispersing the pollen, but it will also carry it further.
    • The mists of my confusion were being dispersed by reading God's Word.
    • The location could not have been better: within easy reach of Washington, yet protected by the Allegheny mountains and with prevailing winds from Canada to disperse any radiation.
    • Aerobic activities like cross-country skiing demand thin layers that rapidly disperse sweat and body heat - keeping you cool, not warm.
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    (spread out, disseminate)
    (police/forces/troops) dispersar
    (information/news) propagar
    (news/information) divulgar
    (information/news) diseminar

intransitive verb

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    dispersarse