defuse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/diːˈfjuːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/diˈfyuz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(dē fyo̅o̅z)


Inflections of 'defuse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
defuses
v 3rd person singular
defusing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
defused
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
defused
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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defuse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (remove fuse from: a bomb)desactivar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 The bomb squad successfully defused the explosive.
 El escuadrón antibombas desactivó el explosivo.
defuse [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." figurative (situation: make less tense)calmar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  apaciguar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
  distender vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("[b]di[/b] la verdad", "[b]encontré[/b] una moneda").
 "No need to get upset," the woman said, trying to defuse the situation.
 La mujer dijo «no hay necesidad de alterarse» en un intento por calmar la situación.
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