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  • 1 abandonar

    v.
    1 to leave (place).
    María abandonó la habitación rápidamente Mary abandoned the room quickly.
    2 to leave (person).
    3 to give up (estudios).
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year
    4 to abandon, to desert, to forsake, to bail out on.
    Pedro abandonó a su familia Peter abandoned his family.
    Silvia abandonó sus sueños por Pedro Silvia abandoned her dreams for Peter.
    5 to quit, to cease trying, to desist, to give up.
    María abandonó Mary quit.
    6 to check out on.
    * * *
    1 (desamparar) to abandon, forsake
    2 (lugar) to leave, quit
    3 (actividad) to give up, withdraw from
    4 (traicionar) to desert
    5 (renunciar) to relinquish, renounce
    6 (descuidar) to neglect
    7 DEPORTE (retirarse) to withdraw from
    1 (descuidarse) to neglect oneself, let oneself go
    2 (entregarse) to give oneself up (a, to)
    3 (ceder) to give in
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dejar abandonado) [+ cónyuge, hijo] to abandon, desert; [+ animal, casa, posesiones] to abandon; [+ obligaciones] to neglect

    la abandonó por otra mujerhe abandoned o deserted her for another woman

    2) (=marcharse de) [+ lugar, organización] to leave
    3) (=renunciar a) [+ estudios, proyecto] to give up, abandon; [+ costumbre, cargo] to give up; [+ privilegio, título] to renounce, relinquish

    hemos abandonado la idea de montar un negociowe have given up o abandoned the idea of starting a business

    si el tratamiento no da resultado lo abandonaremos — if the treatment doesn't work, we'll abandon it

    4) [buen humor, suerte] to desert
    2. VI
    1) (Atletismo) [antes de la prueba] to pull out, withdraw; [durante la prueba] to pull out, retire
    2) (Boxeo) to concede defeat, throw in the towel * o (EEUU) sponge
    3) (Ajedrez) to resign, concede
    4) (Inform) to quit
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.
    Ex. The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex. The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex. Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex. It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex. Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex. The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex. Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex. The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex. In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex. Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex. The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex. A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex. Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex. One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex. At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex. A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
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    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.

    Ex: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex: Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex: The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex: It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex: The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex: Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex: In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex: The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex: A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex: Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex: One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex: At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex: A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.

    * * *
    abandonar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ( frml); ‹lugar› to leave
    el público abandonó el teatro the audience left the theater
    se le concedió un plazo de 48 horas para abandonar el país he was given 48 hours to leave the country
    miles de personas abandonan la capital durante el verano thousands of people leave the capital in the summer
    las tropas han comenzado a abandonar el área the troops have started to pull out of o leave the area
    abandonó la reunión en señal de protesta he walked out of the meeting in protest
    2 ‹persona›
    abandonó a su familia he abandoned o deserted his family
    lo abandonó por otro she left him for another man
    abandonó al bebé en la puerta del hospital she abandoned o left the baby at the entrance to the hospital
    abandonar a algn A algo to abandon sb TO sth
    decidió volver, abandonando al grupo a su suerte he decided to turn back, abandoning the group to its fate
    3 ‹coche/barco› to abandon
    B «fuerzas» to desert
    las fuerzas lo abandonaron y cayó al suelo his strength deserted him and he fell to the floor
    la suerte me ha abandonado my luck has run out o deserted me
    nunca lo abandona el buen humor he's always good-humored, his good humor never deserts him
    C ‹actividad/propósito› to give up
    abandonó los estudios she abandoned o gave up her studies
    ¿vas a abandonar el curso cuando te falta tan poco? you're not going to drop out of o give up the course at this late stage, are you?
    abandonó la lucha he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle
    ha abandonado toda pretensión de salir elegido he has given up o abandoned any hopes he had of being elected
    abandonó la terapia he gave up his therapy, he stopped having therapy
    ■ abandonar
    vi
    ( Dep)
    1 (antes de iniciarse la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    2 (una vez iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; (en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat, throw in the towel
    A
    (descuidarse): desde que tuvo hijos se ha abandonado since she had her children she's let herself go
    no te abandones y ve al médico don't neglect your health, go and see the doctor
    B (entregarse) abandonarse A algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself TO sth
    se abandonó al ocio she gave herself up to o abandoned herself to a life of leisure
    se abandonó al sueño he gave in to o succumbed to sleep, he let sleep overcome him, he surrendered to sleep
    * * *

     

    abandonar ( conjugate abandonar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ‹ lugar to leave

    b)familia/bebé to leave, abandon;

    marido/amante to leave;
    coche/barco to abandon;

    2 [ fuerzas] to desert
    3
    a)actividad/propósito/esperanza to give up;

    abandonar los estudios to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) ‹carrera/partido to retire from, pull out of

    verbo intransitivo (Dep)
    a) (en carrera, competición) to pull out


    (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    abandonarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( entregarse) abandonarse a algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself to sth
    2 ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    abandonar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (irse de) to leave, quit: tenemos que vernos hoy, porque mañana abandono Madrid, we've got to see eachother today because I'm leaving Madrid tomorrow
    2 (a una persona, a un animal) to abandon
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte, to leave someone to his fate
    3 (un proyecto, los estudios) to give up
    4 Dep (retirarse de una carrera) to drop out of
    (un deporte) to drop
    II vi (desfallecer) to give up: los resultados no son los esperados, pero no abandones, the results aren't as good as we expected, but don't give up
    ' abandonar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejar
    - botar
    - plantar
    English:
    abandon
    - back away
    - cast aside
    - caution
    - desert
    - drop
    - forsake
    - free
    - give up on
    - habit
    - idea
    - jettison
    - leave
    - quit
    - retire
    - scrap
    - stand by
    - throw in
    - walk out
    - ditch
    - give
    - maroon
    - stick
    - vacate
    - walk
    * * *
    vt
    1. [lugar] to leave;
    [barco, vehículo] to abandon;
    abandonó la sala tras el discurso she left the hall after the speech;
    abandonó su pueblo para trabajar en la ciudad she left her home town for a job in the city;
    abandonar el barco to abandon ship;
    ¡abandonen el barco! abandon ship!;
    abandonar algo a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sth to its fate;
    los cascos azules abandonarán pronto la región the UN peacekeeping troops will soon be pulling out of the region
    2. [persona] to leave;
    [hijo, animal] to abandon;
    abandonó a su hijo she abandoned her son;
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sb to their fate;
    ¡nunca te abandonaré! I'll never leave you!
    3. [estudios] to give up;
    [proyecto] to abandon;
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year;
    han amenazado con abandonar las negociaciones they have threatened to walk out of the negotiations;
    han amenazado con abandonar la liga they have threatened to pull out of the league;
    abandonar la lucha to give up the fight
    4. [sujeto: suerte, buen humor] to desert;
    lo abandonaron las fuerzas y tuvo que retirarse his strength gave out and he had to drop out;
    nunca la abandona su buen humor she never loses her good humour
    vi
    1. [en carrera, competición] to pull out, to withdraw;
    [en ajedrez] to resign; [en boxeo] to throw in the towel;
    abandonó en el primer asalto his corner threw in the towel in the first round;
    una avería lo obligó a abandonar en la segunda vuelta a mechanical fault forced him to retire on the second lap
    2. [rendirse] to give up;
    no abandones ahora que estás casi al final don't give up now you've almost reached the end
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 lugar leave; a alguien abandon; a esposa, hijos desert; objeto abandon, dump
    2 idea give up, abandon; actividad give up, drop
    II v/i DEP pull out
    * * *
    1) dejar: to abandon, to leave
    2) : to give up, to quit
    abandonaron la búsqueda: they gave up the search
    * * *
    1. (una persona) to abandon / to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    2. (un sitio) to leave
    3. (una actividad) to give up [pt. gave; pp. given]
    4. (una competición) to withdraw [pt. withdraw; pp. withdrawn]

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonar

  • 2 acuicultura

    f.
    aquiculture, aquaculture.
    * * *
    * * *
    = aquaculture, fish farming.
    Ex. Canada is one of the world's major contributors to the field of aquaculture.
    Ex. The new combined public and school library serves as a centre for 5 districts and serves the needs of a 2-year study programme in fish farming.
    * * *
    = aquaculture, fish farming.

    Ex: Canada is one of the world's major contributors to the field of aquaculture.

    Ex: The new combined public and school library serves as a centre for 5 districts and serves the needs of a 2-year study programme in fish farming.

    * * *
    aquiculture, aquaculture
    * * *
    aquiculture, aquaculture
    * * *
    f aquaculture
    * * *
    : aquaculture

    Spanish-English dictionary > acuicultura

  • 3 algarabía

    f.
    merrymaking, frolic, hullabaloo, bedlam.
    * * *
    1 din, racket, noise
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=griterío) hullabaloo
    2) (Ling) Arabic
    3) (Bot) cornflower
    * * *
    femenino (alboroto, regocijo) rejoicing, jubilation
    * * *
    = racket, cacophony, jubilation, pandemonium.
    Ex. He says the library science degree is a racket; that there's nothing taught in library school that can't be better learned on the job.
    Ex. The book contributors have produced a work that is intricate and persuasive, and they have also produced a deafening cacophony of concepts.
    Ex. The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
    Ex. Panic was taking over, and it seemed that pandimonium would shortly ensue, and horses would be injured in their attempts to break loose.
    * * *
    femenino (alboroto, regocijo) rejoicing, jubilation
    * * *
    = racket, cacophony, jubilation, pandemonium.

    Ex: He says the library science degree is a racket; that there's nothing taught in library school that can't be better learned on the job.

    Ex: The book contributors have produced a work that is intricate and persuasive, and they have also produced a deafening cacophony of concepts.
    Ex: The letter sent Tomas Hernandez into a frenzy of conflicting reactions: ecstatic jubilation and ego-tripping, wild speculation and outrageous fantasy, compounded by confusion and indirection.
    Ex: Panic was taking over, and it seemed that pandimonium would shortly ensue, and horses would be injured in their attempts to break loose.

    * * *
    1 (alboroto, regocijo) rejoicing, jubilation
    2 ( Hist) Arabic
    * * *
    1. [habla confusa] gibberish
    2. [alboroto] racket
    3. [ave] fulvous whistling-duck
    * * *
    f fig
    rejoicing, jubilation
    * * *
    1) : gibberish, babble
    2) : hubbub, uproar

    Spanish-English dictionary > algarabía

  • 4 anónimo

    adj.
    anonymous, nameless, unidentified, unnamed.
    m.
    anonymous letter, anonymous note.
    * * *
    1 (desconocido) anonymous
    2 (sociedad) limited, US incorporated
    1 (carta) anonymous letter; (obra) anonymous work
    2 (anonimato) anonymity
    ————————
    1 (carta) anonymous letter; (obra) anonymous work
    2 (anonimato) anonymity
    * * *
    (f. - anónima)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ anonymous; ver sociedad 3)
    2. SM
    1) (=anonimato) anonymity

    conservar o guardar el anónimo — to remain anonymous

    2) (=persona) anonymous person
    3) (=carta) anonymous letter; (=carta maliciosa) poison-pen letter; (=documento) anonymous document; (=obra literaria) unsigned literary work
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo anonymous
    II
    masculino ( carta) anonymous letter; ( obra) anonymous work
    * * *
    = anonymous, anonym, unnamed, incognito, nameless, faceless, hit-and-run, nomen nescio [N.N.].
    Ex. According to Cutter's definitions, anonymous means 'published without the author's name'; a pseudonym is 'a fictitious name assumed by the author to conceal his identity'.
    Ex. The introduction defines 'related works' as 'collective biographies, biobibliographies, collections of epitaphs, selected genealogical works, and dictionaries of anonyms and pseudonyms'.
    Ex. The author examines a case study of a power struggle over a reviewer critique within an unnamed 'Ivy League' university.
    Ex. Anonymity reflects the desire of an author to remain incognito.
    Ex. Her most recent collection is a numb poem focused on the nameless slave who saved Oedipus.
    Ex. Two faceless, 30-inch unisex dolls were designed to represent the child.
    Ex. But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.
    Ex. Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    ----
    * Alcohólicos Anónimos = Alcoholics Anonymous.
    * evaluación anónima = blind review.
    * obra anónima = anonymous work.
    * obra anónima clásica = anonymous classic.
    * sistema de evaluación anónima = double-blind.
    * sistema de evaluación por pares anónima = double-blind refereeing system.
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo anonymous
    II
    masculino ( carta) anonymous letter; ( obra) anonymous work
    * * *
    = anonymous, anonym, unnamed, incognito, nameless, faceless, hit-and-run, nomen nescio [N.N.].

    Ex: According to Cutter's definitions, anonymous means 'published without the author's name'; a pseudonym is 'a fictitious name assumed by the author to conceal his identity'.

    Ex: The introduction defines 'related works' as 'collective biographies, biobibliographies, collections of epitaphs, selected genealogical works, and dictionaries of anonyms and pseudonyms'.
    Ex: The author examines a case study of a power struggle over a reviewer critique within an unnamed 'Ivy League' university.
    Ex: Anonymity reflects the desire of an author to remain incognito.
    Ex: Her most recent collection is a numb poem focused on the nameless slave who saved Oedipus.
    Ex: Two faceless, 30-inch unisex dolls were designed to represent the child.
    Ex: But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.
    Ex: Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    * Alcohólicos Anónimos = Alcoholics Anonymous.
    * evaluación anónima = blind review.
    * obra anónima = anonymous work.
    * obra anónima clásica = anonymous classic.
    * sistema de evaluación anónima = double-blind.
    * sistema de evaluación por pares anónima = double-blind refereeing system.

    * * *
    anónimo1 -ma
    1 ‹carta/obra› anonymous
    una obra de autor anónimo a work by an anonymous author
    2 (normal, no especial) anonymous, unexceptional
    1 (carta) anonymous letter
    2 (obra) anonymous work
    * * *

    anónimo
    ◊ -ma adjetivo

    anonymous
    anónimo,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (desconocido) anonymous
    2 Com sociedad anónima., public limited company (PLC), US corporation
    II m (carta) anonymous letter

    ' anónimo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anónima
    - negra
    - negro
    English:
    anonymous
    - faceless
    - nameless
    - poison
    * * *
    anónimo, -a
    adj
    [libro, obra] anonymous;
    un comunicante anónimo reivindicó el atentado an anonymous caller claimed responsibility for the attack
    nm
    [escrito] anonymous letter; [cuadro] unsigned painting
    * * *
    I adj anonymous
    II m poison pen letter
    * * *
    anónimo, -ma adj
    : anonymous
    * * *
    anónimo adj anonymous

    Spanish-English dictionary > anónimo

  • 5 cacofonía

    f.
    cacophony.
    * * *
    1 cacophony
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino cacophony
    * * *
    = cacophonation, cacophony.
    Ex. Are we not perhaps then amputating our human faculties by limiting ourselves to the kind of meaningless cacophonation of symbols with which computers deal?.
    Ex. The book contributors have produced a work that is intricate and persuasive, and they have also produced a deafening cacophony of concepts.
    * * *
    femenino cacophony
    * * *
    = cacophonation, cacophony.

    Ex: Are we not perhaps then amputating our human faculties by limiting ourselves to the kind of meaningless cacophonation of symbols with which computers deal?.

    Ex: The book contributors have produced a work that is intricate and persuasive, and they have also produced a deafening cacophony of concepts.

    * * *
    cacophony
    * * *

    cacofonía sustantivo femenino cacophony
    * * *
    Ling cacophony
    * * *
    f cacophony
    * * *
    : cacophony

    Spanish-English dictionary > cacofonía

  • 6 campaña de recaudación de fondos

    Ex. Fundraising campaigns include a Phonathon in which volunteers call past contributors to make an annual pledge to the library; and a Telefest, two hours of prime time television on Sunday evening designed to attract donations.
    * * *

    Ex: Fundraising campaigns include a Phonathon in which volunteers call past contributors to make an annual pledge to the library; and a Telefest, two hours of prime time television on Sunday evening designed to attract donations.

    Spanish-English dictionary > campaña de recaudación de fondos

  • 7 colaborador

    adj.
    collaborating, contributing, collaborative.
    m.
    1 collaborator, assistant, helper, cooperator.
    2 associate.
    * * *
    1 collaborating
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 collaborator
    2 (prensa) contributor
    * * *
    (f. - colaboradora)
    noun
    * * *
    colaborador, -a
    SM / F
    1) [en trabajo, misión] collaborator, co-worker
    2) [en periódico, revista] contributor
    3) [en congreso] contributor
    4) [con dinero] contributor
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino ( en revista) contributor; ( en tarea) collaborator
    * * *
    = collaborating, collaborative, collaborator, contributor, stakeholder, partner, cooperating [co-operating], contributive, cooperator, aid worker, supporting.
    Ex. For collaborating corporate bodies the same rules apply as for collaborating personal authors.
    Ex. This is a truly collaborative effort involving the Council on Library Resources (CLR) as the management and funding agency and 12 participants from the research library community.
    Ex. A collaborator is a person who works with one or more associates to produce a work; all may make the same kind of contribution, as in the case of shared responsibility, or they may make different kinds of contributions, as in the case of collaboration between an artist and a writer.
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    Ex. This has two purposes: as an assessment of how the service is performing, and as an accountability factor to the stakeholders.
    Ex. Under this agreement, UTLAS has a Quebec partner with the exclusive right to offer UTLAS' services and products in that province.
    Ex. One organizational model would be to establish a honeycomb structure of cooperating regional consortia.
    Ex. A class may be keen, alert, contributive, except for one child who is withdrawn, distracted, unresponsive.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The industrial librarian as cooperator'.
    Ex. Canadian humanitarian aid worker gives first hand account of the situation in Northern Iraq.
    Ex. However, it doesn't take very long before the supporting machine file attains greater importance than the manual catalog.
    ----
    * colaborador de investigación = research fellow.
    * poco colaborador = unresponsive.
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino ( en revista) contributor; ( en tarea) collaborator
    * * *
    = collaborating, collaborative, collaborator, contributor, stakeholder, partner, cooperating [co-operating], contributive, cooperator, aid worker, supporting.

    Ex: For collaborating corporate bodies the same rules apply as for collaborating personal authors.

    Ex: This is a truly collaborative effort involving the Council on Library Resources (CLR) as the management and funding agency and 12 participants from the research library community.
    Ex: A collaborator is a person who works with one or more associates to produce a work; all may make the same kind of contribution, as in the case of shared responsibility, or they may make different kinds of contributions, as in the case of collaboration between an artist and a writer.
    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    Ex: This has two purposes: as an assessment of how the service is performing, and as an accountability factor to the stakeholders.
    Ex: Under this agreement, UTLAS has a Quebec partner with the exclusive right to offer UTLAS' services and products in that province.
    Ex: One organizational model would be to establish a honeycomb structure of cooperating regional consortia.
    Ex: A class may be keen, alert, contributive, except for one child who is withdrawn, distracted, unresponsive.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The industrial librarian as cooperator'.
    Ex: Canadian humanitarian aid worker gives first hand account of the situation in Northern Iraq.
    Ex: However, it doesn't take very long before the supporting machine file attains greater importance than the manual catalog.
    * colaborador de investigación = research fellow.
    * poco colaborador = unresponsive.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    (en una revista) contributor; (en una tarea) collaborator, coworker
    * * *

     

    colaborador
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino ( en revista) contributor;


    ( en tarea) collaborator
    colaborador,-ora
    I sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 collaborator
    2 Prensa contributor
    II adjetivo collaborating
    ' colaborador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    colaboradora
    English:
    co-worker
    - contributor
    - collaborator
    - coworker
    * * *
    colaborador, -ora
    adj
    cooperative
    nm,f
    1. [compañero] associate, colleague
    2. [de prensa] contributor, writer
    3. colaborador externo freelancer
    * * *
    m, colaboradora f collaborator; en periódico contributor
    * * *
    1) : contributor (to a periodical)
    2) : collaborator

    Spanish-English dictionary > colaborador

  • 8 contribuidor

    adj.
    contributing, contributory.
    m.
    1 contributor.
    2 taxpayer.
    * * *
    contribuidor, -a
    SM / F contributor
    * * *
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    * * *

    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.

    * * *
    : contributor

    Spanish-English dictionary > contribuidor

  • 9 contribuyente

    adj.
    contributing, contributive, contributory, ratepaying.
    f. & m.
    1 taxpayer.
    2 contributor, tax payer, taxpayer, ratepayer.
    * * *
    1 taxpaying
    1 taxpayer
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino y femenino taxpayer
    * * *
    = contributor, contributory, taxpayer [tax-payer], ratepayer, donor.
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    Ex. It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex. I am also committed, however -- and this is what our taxpayers are paying us for -- to serving our library users, the people who are paying our salaries.
    Ex. This act allowed for the establishment of town libraries, which were free and open to all ratepayers and provided by funds from local rates.
    Ex. Research into prospective donors must be carried out.
    ----
    * contribuyentes = taxpaying public.
    * contribuyentes, los = tax base, the.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino taxpayer
    * * *
    = contributor, contributory, taxpayer [tax-payer], ratepayer, donor.

    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.

    Ex: It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex: I am also committed, however -- and this is what our taxpayers are paying us for -- to serving our library users, the people who are paying our salaries.
    Ex: This act allowed for the establishment of town libraries, which were free and open to all ratepayers and provided by funds from local rates.
    Ex: Research into prospective donors must be carried out.
    * contribuyentes = taxpaying public.
    * contribuyentes, los = tax base, the.

    * * *
    taxpayer
    * * *

    contribuyente sustantivo masculino y femenino
    taxpayer
    contribuyente mf taxpayer
    ' contribuyente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ratepayer
    - taxpayer
    - tax
    * * *
    taxpayer
    * * *
    m/f taxpayer
    * * *
    : contributing
    : taxpayer

    Spanish-English dictionary > contribuyente

  • 10 cuestión práctica

    (n.) = practicality
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    * * *

    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuestión práctica

  • 11 de boca en boca

    = word-of-mouth, by word of mouth
    Ex. This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    * * *
    = word-of-mouth, by word of mouth

    Ex: This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.

    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de boca en boca

  • 12 de palabra

    (adj.) = by word of mouth, word-of-mouth
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    Ex. This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.
    * * *
    (adj.) = by word of mouth, word-of-mouth

    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.

    Ex: This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de palabra

  • 13 de tirar la piedra y esconder la mano

    (adj.) = hit-and-run
    Ex. But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.
    * * *
    (adj.) = hit-and-run

    Ex: But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de tirar la piedra y esconder la mano

  • 14 de viva voz

    verbally, by word of mouth
    * * *
    = orally, word-of-mouth, by word of mouth
    Ex. Also, the students are encouraged to explore subjects on interest to them in their school libraries and report on their investigations, either orally or in writing, to a teacher who serves as a kind of counselor or mentor for the project.
    Ex. This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.
    Ex. Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.
    * * *
    = orally, word-of-mouth, by word of mouth

    Ex: Also, the students are encouraged to explore subjects on interest to them in their school libraries and report on their investigations, either orally or in writing, to a teacher who serves as a kind of counselor or mentor for the project.

    Ex: This is because readers learn of particular documents through reviews, hearsay, word-of-mouth, citations in other documents, and so on.
    Ex: Contributors may be informed of standards to which they are expected to adhere either by word of mouth or through the agency of formal written instructions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de viva voz

  • 15 deambular

    v.
    1 to wander (about).
    2 to wander around, to gad, to wander, to idle around.
    * * *
    1 to saunter, stroll
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to wander around o about
    * * *
    = walk (a)round, wander about, meander, roam (about/around), wander around, range, wander, rove.
    Ex. He got up, and, putting hands in the pockets of his trousers, began to walk around the room.
    Ex. He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
    Ex. They are mixed up as the talk meanders about, apparently without conscious pattern.
    Ex. Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex. The audience can wander around at will and discuss with contributors and each other.
    Ex. We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Wandering the Web: further developments on the global information bazaar'.
    Ex. The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    ----
    * deambular libremente = wander + at large, roam + free.
    * deambular por = perambulate about.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to wander around o about
    * * *
    = walk (a)round, wander about, meander, roam (about/around), wander around, range, wander, rove.

    Ex: He got up, and, putting hands in the pockets of his trousers, began to walk around the room.

    Ex: He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
    Ex: They are mixed up as the talk meanders about, apparently without conscious pattern.
    Ex: Unless children are given time to roam about unhindered among books of many kinds, left alone to choose for themselves, and to do what any avid adult reader does, then maybe we labor in vain.
    Ex: The audience can wander around at will and discuss with contributors and each other.
    Ex: We will be bringing scholars from all over the world both to range widely in our multiform collections and put things together rather than just take them apart.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Wandering the Web: further developments on the global information bazaar'.
    Ex: The production is extremely lively: Wandering musicians rove the tiny stage and aisles, competing with birdsong and baroque concertos over the tannoy.
    * deambular libremente = wander + at large, roam + free.
    * deambular por = perambulate about.

    * * *
    deambular [A1 ]
    vi
    to roam, wander around o about
    * * *

    deambular ( conjugate deambular) verbo intransitivo
    to wander around o about
    deambular verbo intransitivo to saunter, stroll
    ' deambular' also found in these entries:
    English:
    amble
    - wander
    - meander
    - roam
    * * *
    to wander (about o around);
    deambular por el centro de la ciudad to wander round Br the city centre o US downtown;
    deambulaba por la casa sin saber qué hacer he wandered around the house without knowing what to do
    * * *
    v/i wander around
    * * *
    : to wander, to roam
    * * *
    deambular vb to wander

    Spanish-English dictionary > deambular

  • 16 donativo

    adj.
    donative.
    m.
    donation.
    * * *
    1 donation
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino donation
    * * *
    = pledge, gift, handout.
    Ex. Fundraising campaigns include a Phonathon in which volunteers call past contributors to make an annual pledge to the library; and a Telefest, two hours of prime time television on Sunday evening designed to attract donations.
    Ex. That is the great gift literature can give one.
    Ex. These centres help women rebuild lives by giving them a hand up, not a handout.
    * * *
    masculino donation
    * * *
    = pledge, gift, handout.

    Ex: Fundraising campaigns include a Phonathon in which volunteers call past contributors to make an annual pledge to the library; and a Telefest, two hours of prime time television on Sunday evening designed to attract donations.

    Ex: That is the great gift literature can give one.
    Ex: These centres help women rebuild lives by giving them a hand up, not a handout.

    * * *
    donation
    * * *

    donativo sustantivo masculino
    donation
    donativo sustantivo masculino donation
    ' donativo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    contribution
    - donation
    * * *
    donation;
    dar o [m5] hacer un donativo a alguien to give o make a donation to sb
    * * *
    m donation
    * * *
    : donation
    * * *
    donativo n donation

    Spanish-English dictionary > donativo

  • 17 eliminación de los duplicados

    Ex. The author considers considers the effect of having multiple contributors to the database and the inevitable need for deduplication.
    * * *

    Ex: The author considers considers the effect of having multiple contributors to the database and the inevitable need for deduplication.

    Spanish-English dictionary > eliminación de los duplicados

  • 18 esquivar

    v.
    1 to avoid.
    2 to dodge, to evade, to duck, to fend off.
    Luis capeó el problema Louis dodged the problem.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to avoid, shun
    2 (golpe) to dodge, elude
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=evitar) to avoid, shun; (=evadir) to dodge, side-step

    esquivar hacer algo — to avoid doing sth, be chary of doing sth

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < persona> to avoid; <golpe/pregunta> to dodge, evade; <problema/dificultad> to avoid; < responsabilidad> to avoid, evade
    * * *
    = dodge, eschew, skate over, parry, skirt, fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    Ex. But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. I'm sorry; I didn't wish to skate over that.
    Ex. 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex. Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex. During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    ----
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < persona> to avoid; <golpe/pregunta> to dodge, evade; <problema/dificultad> to avoid; < responsabilidad> to avoid, evade
    * * *
    = dodge, eschew, skate over, parry, skirt, fend off, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.

    Ex: But he was wiry and wily, too, and he could often out-run, track, back-track, double-back, and finally dodge unseen in the subway.

    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: I'm sorry; I didn't wish to skate over that.
    Ex: 'What if we got the other departments to pay for their own services and materials?' she parried, seeing a faint ray of hope in the idea.
    Ex: Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex: During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar la mirada de Alguien = avert + Posesivo + eyes.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.

    * * *
    esquivar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to avoid
    2 ‹golpe› to dodge, evade; ‹pregunta› to avoid, dodge, sidestep
    intentaron esquivar el tema they tried to dodge o evade the issue
    3 ‹problema/dificultad› to avoid; ‹responsabilidad› to avoid, evade
    * * *

    esquivar ( conjugate esquivar) verbo transitivopersona/problema/dificultad to avoid;
    golpe/pregunta to dodge, evade;
    responsabilidad to avoid, evade
    esquivar verbo transitivo
    1 (un obstáculo, golpe) to dodge: menos mal que pudo esquivar el árbol que había caído en la carretera, luckily he was able to dodge the tree that had fallen across the road
    2 (a una persona) to avoid, dodge: me está esquivando, he's avoiding me
    ' esquivar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burlar
    - cuneta
    - huir
    - esquinazo
    English:
    dodge
    - elude
    - fend off
    - sidestep
    - way
    - avoid
    - divert
    - duck
    - fend
    - fudge
    - side
    * * *
    1. [golpe] to dodge;
    [valla, obstáculo] to clear;
    trató de esquivar al perro para no atropellarlo he tried to avoid the dog so as not to knock it down
    2. [persona, discusión, tema] to avoid;
    [pregunta] to evade, to dodge; [compromiso, responsabilidad] to evade, to get out of; [problema, inconveniente] to avoid, to get round
    * * *
    v/t avoid, dodge fam
    * * *
    1) evadir: to dodge, to evade
    2) evitar: to avoid
    * * *
    1. (golpe) to dodge
    2. (persona) to avoid

    Spanish-English dictionary > esquivar

  • 19 evitar

    v.
    1 to avoid, to prevent (impedir) (desastre, accidente).
    podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe this disaster could have been avoided o prevented
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent somebody from doing something
    Ricardo previno el accidente Richard prevented the accident.
    María se guarda de decir mentiras Mary takes care not to tell lies.
    2 to avoid (eludir) (cuestión, persona).
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me
    3 to save.
    esto me evita tener que ir this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    1 (gen) to avoid
    2 (impedir) to prevent, avoid
    3 (ahorrar) to spare, save
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=eludir) to avoid
    2) (=ahorrar) to save

    me evita (el) tener que... — it saves me having to...

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
    * * *
    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.
    Ex. This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.
    Ex. She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex. In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex. To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex. Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex. Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex. In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex. He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex. This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex. This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex. The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex. I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex. This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex. They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex. While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex. Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex. The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex. And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex. Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    ----
    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
    * * *
    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.

    Ex: This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.

    Ex: She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex: In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex: To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex: Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex: Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex: In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex: He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex: This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex: This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex: The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex: I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex: This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex: They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex: While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex: Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex: The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex: And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex: Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.

    * * *
    evitar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    evita entrar en discusiones con él avoid getting into arguments with him
    para evitar problemas decidí no ir to avoid problems I decided not to go
    ¿por qué me estás evitando? why are you avoiding me?
    2 (impedir) to avoid, prevent
    se podría haber evitado la tragedia the tragedy could have been avoided o averted o prevented
    haremos lo posible para evitarlo we'll do everything we can to avoid o prevent it
    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering
    3 (ahorrar) to save
    una simple llamada nos habría evitado muchas molestias a simple phone call would have saved us a lot of trouble
    así les evitarás muchos quebraderos de cabeza that way you'll save them a lot of worry
    por esta ruta evitas tener que pasar por el centro if you go this way you avoid going through o it saves you going through the center
    ‹problemas› to save oneself
    evítese la molestia de ir a la tienda avoid the inconvenience of going to the store
    si aceptas, te evitarás muchos problemas if you accept, you'll save yourself a lot of problems
    me evitaría tener que pintarlo it would save me having to paint it
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    evitar    
    evitar algo
    evitar ( conjugate evitar) verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid;



    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( remediar):

    me puse a llorar, no lo puede evitar I started to cry, I couldn't help it

    d) ( ahorrar) evitarle algo a algn ‹molestia/preocupación› to save o spare sb sth

    evitarse verbo pronominal ‹ problemas to save oneself;

    evitar verbo transitivo
    1 to avoid: no pude evitar reírme, I couldn't help laughing
    2 (una enfermedad, etc) to prevent
    (una desgracia) to avert
    3 (a una persona) to avoid ➣ Ver nota en avoid

    ' evitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrar
    - alarde
    - carcajada
    - contemporizar
    - hincapié
    - mortificar
    - mortificarse
    - murmuración
    - para
    - remediar
    - aglomeración
    - huir
    English:
    avert
    - avoid
    - breath
    - bypass
    - cheat
    - clampdown
    - clear
    - deny
    - get round
    - harm
    - head off
    - hedge
    - help
    - loophole
    - miss
    - pair off
    - prevent
    - pussyfoot
    - save
    - scandal
    - should
    - stave off
    - steer
    - step in
    - way
    - get
    - guard
    - keep
    - rat
    - shun
    - stave
    - unavoidably
    * * *
    vt
    1. [impedir] [desastre, accidente] to avoid, to prevent;
    ¿podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe ecológica? could this environmental disaster have been avoided o prevented?;
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent sb from doing sth;
    no pude evitar que se pelearan I couldn't stop o prevent them from having a fight;
    hemos de evitar que se extienda el incendio we have to stop the fire spreading
    2. [eludir] [problema, cuestión, persona] to avoid;
    siempre me está evitando she's always trying to avoid me;
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me;
    yo evité hablar del tema I kept o steered clear of the subject;
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it;
    no puedo evitar ser como soy I can't help (being) the way I am
    3. [ahorrar] to save;
    esta máquina nos evitaría mucho trabajo this machine would save us a lot of work;
    esto me evita tener que ir this gets me out of going, this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    v/t
    1 avoid;
    no puedo evitarlo I can’t help it
    2 ( impedir) prevent
    3 molestias save
    * * *
    evitar vt
    1) : to avoid
    2) prevenir: to prevent
    3) eludir: to escape, to elude
    * * *
    evitar vb
    1. (en general) to avoid
    2. (impedir) to prevent
    3. (ahorrar) to save

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar

  • 20 germen de una idea

    Ex. What began as a germ of an idea around a kitchen table in Toronto in 1997 is now being published out of Washington DC with contributors and subscribers from 20 countries.
    * * *

    Ex: What began as a germ of an idea around a kitchen table in Toronto in 1997 is now being published out of Washington DC with contributors and subscribers from 20 countries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > germen de una idea

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