Portuguese translation of 'disperse'
1. (objects) espalhar
2. (crowd) dispersar
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People and objects disperse.The Times Literary Supplement (2011)
The little crowd dispersed in a moment.DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)
Those models which pay attention to Soviet artillery strength tend to claim that the dispersed nature of area defence offers few worthwhile targets for an artillery barrage.NATO&apos;s Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)
But the issues the group highlighted will not be so easily dispersed.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Now they are dispersed.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The diehards can disperse now.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
But police arrived to disperse the demonstration before they were able to do it.The Sun (2010)
By exposing more of their surface area, it allows their body heat to disperse in the air.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Cops dispersed the rival groups.The Sun (2011)
Cops were pelted with bottles trying to disperse 4,000 people at the fight in warm weather in July.The Sun (2016)
Much of the country was paralysed yesterday as police tried to disperse demonstrators before they could form into columns.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Police dispersed the crowd and said no offences were reported.The Sun (2012)
Police fired tear gas to disperse doctors protesting about salaries.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Police sprayed chemicals to disperse the crowd, and two officers were injured.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Police who dispersed the crowds are considering whether to bring charges.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Riot police used pepper spray to disperse a small group of protesters.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
So vicious has been the squeeze that as many as a third of family dairy farmers have now quit, dispersed their herds and sold their farms.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The allocation formula in England takes no account of the extra costs of providing services in widely dispersed areas, the team says.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The crowd, still angry, gradually dispersed.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The crowds dispersed peacefully when they were denied a meeting with the ambassador.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The group of rioters dispersed only when armed police finally arrived.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The shells disperse hundreds of pieces of felt soaked in the incendiary chemical, which continues to burn for as long as it is exposed to oxygen.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
These are gradually dispersed and digested by bacteria over weeks or months.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Three people were shot and injured as security forces fired into the air to disperse them.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
When the two sides clashed, riot police tried to disperse them with teargas.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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British English: disperse VERB
When something disperses or when you disperse it, it spreads over a wide area.
The oil appeared to be dispersing.
Translation of disperse from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary