Translation of "derail" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˌdiːˈreɪl/ us

If a train derails or is derailed, it comes off the railway tracks. (of a train) to come off the railway tracks

hacer descarrilar, descarrilarse

to prevent a plan or process from succeeding

Renewed fighting threatens to derail the peace talks.
derailment noun uk /-mənt/ us

(Translation of “derail” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)