English translation of 'desencadear'
1. to unleash
2. (despertar) to provoke, trigger off
(chuva) to pour
desencadear-se reflexive verb
1 to break loose
2 (tempestade) to break
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'desencadear' in Other Languages
British English: trigger VERB
To trigger a bomb or system means to cause it to work.
The thieves must have deliberately triggered the alarm and hidden inside the house.
British English: unleash VERB
If you say that someone or something unleashes a powerful force, feeling, activity, or group, you mean that they suddenly start it or send it somewhere.
The announcement unleashed a storm of protest from the public.
Translation of desencadear from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary