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a       vt  
1      (Mat)   to take away, subtract  
réstale 10 a 24      subtract 10 from 24, take away 10 from 24  
a esta cifra hay que restarle los gastos de comida      you have to deduct o subtract the meals allowance from this figure  
2      [+autoridad, importancia]  
restar autoridad a algn      to take away authority from sb  
le restó importancia      he did not give it much importance  
3      (Dep)  
to return
b       vi  
frm   to remain, be left  
restan tres días para terminarse el plazo      there are three days left before the closing date  
ahora sólo me resta hacerlo      it only remains for me now to do it, all I have to do now is do it  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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resta, retar, restañar, resituar

restar mérito de algo exp.
to detract from sth

Entry related to:mérito

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
to take away authority from sb
to reduce the enemy's strength
play down the importance of sth
'restar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
restar fuerza a algo
restar cinco de nueve
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"restar": examples and translations in context
Toma ese número y restar amarillo. Take that number and Subtract yellow.
Así que simplemente restar ese conjunto, dejando. So we simply subtract that set, leaving.
Esa diferenciación podría restar eficacia al proyecto y debe ser evitada. Such differentiation could undermine effectiveness and should be avoided.
Esas inquietudes pueden restar credibilidad a los regímenes de sanciones y por ello podrían reducir su eficacia. These concerns can undermine the credibility of sanctions regimes and thereby risk weakening their effectiveness.
Pero las ondas no se suman y restar números similares. But waves do not add and subtract like numbers.
Figura 7- Expresión de PixelMath para restar el modelo del fondo. Figure 7- PixelMath expression to subtract the background model.
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