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despojar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (persona: privar de algo) (power, title)strip vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (formal: power, title)divest vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (law: property)dispossess vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  ([sb] of possessions)deprive, rob vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Lo despojaron de su envestidura presidencial.
 They stripped him of his presidential powers.
despojarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (desposeerse)relinquish vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (informal)get rid of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (deny yourself of [sth])give up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
  (tree of its leaves)shed vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Se despojó de todas sus posesiones materiales para vivir como monje.
 He relinquished all of his worldly goods in order to live like a monk.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
despojarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (desnudarse)get undressed vi + adj
  take off your clothes, strip off your clothes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (UK: very informal)get your kit off v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Se despojó de sus prendas de vestir para bañarse.
 He got undressed so he could bathe.
despojar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (cosa: quitar) (leave [sth] bare)strip vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (things on a surface)take off vtr + adv
  (remove)strip off vtr + adv
 Despojaron al árbol de todas sus hojas.
 They stripped the tree of all its leaves.
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