Translation of "purge" - English-Spanish dictionary

purge

verb uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

to get rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

purgar
Party leaders have undertaken to purge the party of extremists.
Hard-liners are expected to be purged from the administration.

to make someone or something free of something evil or harmful

purgar
Roman Catholics go to confession to purge their souls/themselves (from/of sin).
The new state governor has promised to purge the police force of corruption.
noun uk /pɜːdʒ/ us /pɝːdʒ/

the act of getting rid of people from an organization because you do not agree with them

purga
Between 1934 and 1938, Stalin mounted a massive purge of the Communist Party, the government and the armed forces in the Soviet Union.

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

purge

verb /pəːdʒ/

to make (something) clean by clearing it of everything that is bad, not wanted etc

purgar
The treatment purges the body of toxins.

to rid (a political party etc) of disloyal members

purgar, hacer una purga, depurar
His aim was to purge the party of any dissenting voices.
purgative /ˈpəːɡətiv/ noun, adjective

(a medicine) which clears waste matter out of the body.

purgante

(Translation of “purge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)