deteriorar


deteriorar
v.
1 to damage, to spoil.
2 to deteriorate, to batter, to damage, to impair.
El virus desmejora su salud The virus deteriorates his health.
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deteriorar
verbo transitivo
1 (estropear) to damage, spoil; (gastar) to wear out
verbo pronominal deteriorarse
1 (estropearse) to get damaged; (gastarse) to wear out
2 figurado to deteriorate, go downhill
su relación se ha deteriorado mucho últimamente their relationship has got a lot worse lately
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verb
to damage
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1. VT
1) (=estropear) to damage

la falta de medios puede deteriorar la calidad de la enseñanza — the lack of resources could harm o damage the quality of education

2) (Mec) to cause wear and tear to
2.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo <relaciones/salud/situación> to cause ... to deteriorate
2.
deteriorarse v pron relaciones/salud/situación to deteriorate, worsen

las mercancías se deterioraron en el viaje — the goods were damaged in transit

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= damage, impair, spoil, disrupt, corrode, go out + the window.
Ex. Single holds are useful, for example, when a particular copy of a document is damaged or needs rebinding.
Ex. It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
Ex. But if set-off did occur and threatened to set back and spoil subsequent impressions of the first forme, the tympan cloth could be rubbed over with lye to clean it.
Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
Ex. At times, however, stresses on the system, whether caused by internal or external forces, threaten to corrode the ethical boundaries.
Ex. The lack of centralisation means that good management goes out the window and everything gets sloppier.
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* deteriorarse = decay, deteriorate, creak, go + downhill, fall into + disrepair, grow + worse, fall + apart, dilapidate, go to + seed, degenerate (into).
* empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
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1.
verbo transitivo <relaciones/salud/situación> to cause ... to deteriorate
2.
deteriorarse v pron relaciones/salud/situación to deteriorate, worsen

las mercancías se deterioraron en el viaje — the goods were damaged in transit

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= damage, impair, spoil, disrupt, corrode, go out + the window.

Ex: Single holds are useful, for example, when a particular copy of a document is damaged or needs rebinding.

Ex: It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
Ex: But if set-off did occur and threatened to set back and spoil subsequent impressions of the first forme, the tympan cloth could be rubbed over with lye to clean it.
Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
Ex: At times, however, stresses on the system, whether caused by internal or external forces, threaten to corrode the ethical boundaries.
Ex: The lack of centralisation means that good management goes out the window and everything gets sloppier.
* deteriorarse = decay, deteriorate, creak, go + downhill, fall into + disrepair, grow + worse, fall + apart, dilapidate, go to + seed, degenerate (into).
* empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.

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deteriorar [A1 ]
vt
‹relaciones/salud/situación›
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones the labor disputes have damaged our relations, the labor disputes have caused relations between us to deteriorate
la situación económica se ha visto deteriorada por estos conflictos the economic situation has been considerably worsened by these conflicts
deteriorarse
v pron
«relaciones/salud/situación» to deteriorate, worsen
las relaciones entre los dos países se han ido deteriorando relations between the two countries have been deteriorating o worsening o getting worse and worse
las mercancías se habían deteriorado en el viaje the goods had been damaged in transit
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deteriorar (conjugate deteriorar) verbo transitivorelaciones/salud/situaciónto cause … to deteriorate
deteriorarse verbo pronominal [relaciones/salud/situación] to deteriorate, worsen;
[mercancías] to get damaged
deteriorar verbo transitivo to spoil, damage
'deteriorar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
dañar
- destrozar
- estropear
English:
slip
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deteriorar
vt
1. [estropear] to damage, to spoil;
el paso del tiempo ha ido deteriorando la fachada the facade has deteriorated with the passage of time
2. [empeorar] to worsen;
deteriorar las relaciones entre dos países to worsen relations between two countries;
la enfermedad ha deteriorado mucho su salud the illness has caused his health to deteriorate a lot
See also the pronominal verb deteriorarse
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deteriorar
v/t damage
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deteriorar vt
estropear: to damage, to spoil
See also the reflexive verb deteriorarse
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deteriorar vb to damage

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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