Translation of secede in Spanish:


separarse, v.

Pronunciation /sɪˈsiːd//səˈsid/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (province) separarse
    (faction) escindirse
    to secede from sth separarse de algo
    • Once these republics seceded, however, the legal status of minorities, such as the Serbs in Croatia, was undermined.
    • If the South seceded, the European superpowers would have cooked, carved and devoured the weakened American eagle.
    • The Southern ruling class seceded from the US in early 1861 to defend a social system built on the backs of destitute slaves.
    • In 1991, Germany gave Croatia and Slovenia the green light to secede from the Yugoslav federation; civil war soon followed.
    • Guatemala seceded from the resulting federation of the United Provinces of Central America in 1839.
    • Four out of the six provinces on the island of Madagascar have declared their intention to secede and form an independent entity.
    • The electorate votes on whether to secede from an existing nation and claim its independence for the entire world to see.
    • What was Abraham Lincoln's answer to Southerners who voted democratically to secede?
    • Many of the planets were run by makeshift despotic governments that intended to secede from the Republic.
    • He has dramatically warned that if he is impeached a number of provinces will secede from Indonesia.
    • Before he had even taken the oath of office, several Southern states had seceded.
    • If Vermont or Southern California were to secede, a lot of us would join them.
    • If the Union is truly indestructible, then states cannot secede even if the national government is willing to let them go.
    • The North might have chosen the path of virtuous isolationism, letting the South secede and becoming an egalitarian social democracy.
    • The state legislature was soon to convene, with some of its members seeking to have the state secede from t he Union.
    • Sections of the army mutinied and the mineral rich province of Katanga seceded.
    • The only way to prevent this would be to secede from the Union.
    • Conversely, a claim of a right to secede from a repressive dictatorship may be regarded as legitimate.
    • When the state of Mississippi seceded, he withdrew from the Senate.
    • The chiefs, however, are now split along regional lines - with chiefs from western provinces threatening to secede.