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Field Research

  • 1 cabeza de chorlito

    familiar scatterbrain
    * * *
    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq)
    * * *
    (n.) = scatterbrain, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, empty-headed, bonehead, birdbrain, nong, ning-nong
    Ex. A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq)
    * * *
    (n.) = scatterbrain, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, empty-headed, bonehead, birdbrain, nong, ning-nong

    Ex: A 'characterology' can be created, from the author who is himself a precise archivist to the scatterbrain who throws nothing away.

    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabeza de chorlito

  • 2 cabeza hueca

    adj.
    empty-headed, featherbrained, small-headed.
    f. & m.
    airhead, knucklehead, clunk.
    * * *
    scatterbrain
    * * *
    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq); airhead (colloq)
    * * *
    (n.) = empty-headed, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, bonehead, nong, ning-nong
    Ex. Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino (fam) scatterbrain (colloq); airhead (colloq)
    * * *
    (n.) = empty-headed, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditz, dits, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, bonehead, nong, ning-nong

    Ex: Republicans are so empty-headed, they wouldn't make a good landfill.

    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: Thanks to those who do this for ning-nongs like myself.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cabeza hueca

  • 3 campo2

    2 = area, arena, field, front, territory.
    Ex. The area in which standards for bibliographic description have had the most impact is in catalogues and catalogue record data bases.
    Ex. This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. Present auguries on the resource front are not good.
    Ex. The report suggests that structural changes within higher education and within the information industry affect the legitimacy, status, and territory of librarians' work.
    ----
    * campo afín = twin field.
    * campo científico = academic field, scientific field.
    * campo de acción = purview, scope.
    * campo de actividad = area of application.
    * campo de actuación = purview, scope, sphere of interest.
    * campo de aplicación = field of application, scope, scope of application, field of practice, area of application.
    * campo de especialización = area of competence, field of specialisation.
    * campo de estudio = field of study.
    * campo de interés = sphere of interest.
    * campo de investigación = research field.
    * campo de la computación = computing field.
    * campo del conocimiento = field of knowledge.
    * campo de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * campo de visión = breadth of vision, viewing position, field of vision.
    * campo electromagnético = electromagnetic field.
    * campo magnético = magnetic field.
    * campo temático = subject field.
    * campo visual = field of vision.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * generar un campo magnético = generate + magnetic field.
    * investigación de campo = intervention research, field research.
    * investigador de campo = fieldworker [field worker].
    * trabajo de campo = fieldwork [field work].

    Spanish-English dictionary > campo2

  • 4 economía sumergida

    f.
    underground economy, black economy.
    * * *
    black economy
    * * *
    (n.) = informal economy, underground economy
    Ex. This text is based on a field research developed in a popular neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, where informal economy & spiritism converge.
    Ex. He decided that he would not on principle refuse to earn undeclared income in the underground economy if a reasonably risk-free opportunity presented itself.
    * * *
    (n.) = informal economy, underground economy

    Ex: This text is based on a field research developed in a popular neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, where informal economy & spiritism converge.

    Ex: He decided that he would not on principle refuse to earn undeclared income in the underground economy if a reasonably risk-free opportunity presented itself.

    * * *
    black economy

    Spanish-English dictionary > economía sumergida

  • 5 espiritismo

    m.
    1 spiritualism.
    2 spiritism, spiritualism.
    * * *
    1 spiritualism
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino spiritualism
    * * *
    = spiritualism, spiritism.
    Ex. Earlier collections deal with witchcraft while more recently subjects of hysteria, phrenology, mesmerism and hypnosis, spiritualism, alcoholism and drug abuse have been included.
    Ex. This text is based on a field research developed in a popular neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, where informal economy & spiritism converge.
    * * *
    masculino spiritualism
    * * *
    = spiritualism, spiritism.

    Ex: Earlier collections deal with witchcraft while more recently subjects of hysteria, phrenology, mesmerism and hypnosis, spiritualism, alcoholism and drug abuse have been included.

    Ex: This text is based on a field research developed in a popular neighborhood of Caracas, Venezuela, where informal economy & spiritism converge.

    * * *
    spiritualism
    * * *

    espiritismo sustantivo masculino
    spiritualism;

    espiritismo sustantivo masculino spiritualism

    ' espiritismo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    spiritualism
    - seance
    * * *
    spiritualism;
    hacer espiritismo to practise spiritualism;
    * * *
    m spiritualism
    * * *
    : spiritualism

    Spanish-English dictionary > espiritismo

  • 6 estúpido

    adj.
    1 stupid, foolish, dumb, empty-headed.
    2 stupid, foolish, inane, dumb.
    m.
    stupid, nitwit, fathead, numbskull.
    * * *
    1 stupid, silly
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 berk, idiot
    * * *
    1. (f. - estúpida)
    adj.
    2. (f. - estúpida)
    noun f.
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    1.
    ADJ stupid
    2.
    SM / F idiot
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.
    Ex. Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.
    Ex. We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex. It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex. In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex. By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex. Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex. When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex. Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex. I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex. Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex. Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex. The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex. I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/argumento> stupid, silly

    ay, qué estúpida soy! — oh, how stupid of me!

    II
    - da masculino, femenino idiot, fool
    * * *
    = crazy [crazier -comp., craziest -sup.], dummy, foolish, silly, mindless, moron, stupid, daft [dafter -comp., daftest -sup.], mad, dumb [dumber -comp., dumbest -sup.], nuts, witless, bonehead, boneheaded, twit, dolally tap, dolally [do-lally], imbecile, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], brainless, dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], twat, nonsensical, mug, berk, prick, cretin, dumbbell, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.], dits, ditz, ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], airhead, airheaded, duffer, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, off + Posesivo + knocker, off + Posesivo + rocker, dork, moonstruck, plonker.

    Ex: Lest it appear that Ms Marshall's committee and a few others of us, notoriously associated with that kind of work, are little more than crazy, fire-breathing radicals, let me add this gloss immediately.

    Ex: We are too prone to be dummy people by day, and thinking, articulate individuals only in the safety of home and leisure.
    Ex: It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex: In conclusion, I am sure you all believe me to be either idealistic, unrealistic, radical, or just plain silly.
    Ex: By this later period pressmen in England were despised as mere 'horses', the 'great guzzlers of beer' who were rebuked by the young Benjamin Franklin for their mindless intemperance.
    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: When any librarian is trying to find material on behalf of a user from a poor citation it leads to that librarian appearing slow and stupid to the user.
    Ex: Ranking among the dafter exercises sometimes imposed on children is the one that requires them to describe a screwdriver or a vase or the desks they sit at, or any familiar object.
    Ex: When J D Brown allowed the public of Islington to have open access to the books in the 1890s he was regarded by many of his colleagues as mad!.
    Ex: Techniques such as the automatic detection of anaphora enable systems to appear to be intelligent rather than dumb.
    Ex: I think some people would think my approach is nuts.
    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: That was a big boneheaded error.
    Ex: Democracy's a nice idea in theory, if it wasn't for all the twits.
    Ex: Now I know this country of ours is totally dolally tap!.
    Ex: The server has gone dolally by the looks of it.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: If there is a stereo type for ditsy blondes she really has gone out of her way to fit it perfectly.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: She might be a ditz, you can do that with the money she makes, if she wasn't so rich she'd be just another ditzy broad.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: Every firearm hast its pros and cons and anyone who tells you otherwise is off their knocker.
    Ex: I find it fascinating how Bradley can be perfectly reasonable one moment, and off his rocker the next.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: ' Moonstruck' has all the fun of movies about weddings: a reluctant groom, an overeager bride, and an emotionally distraught family.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * algo estúpido = no-brainer.
    * como un estúpido = stupidly.
    * hacerse el estúpido = dumb down, act + dumb.
    * lo suficientemente estúpido como para = dumb enough to.
    * rubia estúpida = dumb blonde.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * típica rubia estúpida = bimbo.
    * volverse estúpido = go off + Posesivo + rocker.

    * * *
    estúpido1 -da
    ‹persona› stupid; ‹argumento› stupid, silly
    ay, qué estúpida, me equivoqué oh, how stupid of me, I've done it wrong
    un gasto estúpido a stupid waste of money
    es estúpido que vayamos las dos it's silly o stupid for us both to go
    estúpido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    idiot, fool
    el estúpido de mi hermano my stupid brother
    * * *

     

    estúpido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ persona stupid;


    argumento stupid, silly;
    ¡ay, qué estúpida soy! oh, how stupid of me!

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    idiot, fool
    estúpido,-a
    I adjetivo stupid
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino idiot

    ' estúpido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burra
    - burro
    - estúpida
    - animal
    - apendejarse
    - baboso
    - caballo
    - el
    - embromar
    - gafo
    - huevón
    - pendejo
    English:
    also
    - believe
    - bit
    - bonehead
    - bozo
    - damn
    - dopey
    - equally
    - foolish
    - goof
    - idiotic
    - mindless
    - obtuse
    - pretty
    - shame
    - soft
    - stupid
    - that
    - wonder
    - inane
    - jerk
    * * *
    estúpido, -a
    adj
    stupid;
    ¡qué estúpido soy! me he vuelto a olvidar what an idiot I am! I've gone and forgotten again;
    sería estúpido no reconocerlo it would be foolish not to admit it
    nm,f
    idiot;
    el estúpido de mi vecino my idiot of a neighbour
    * * *
    I adj stupid
    II m, estúpida f idiot
    * * *
    estúpido, -da adj
    : stupid
    estúpido, -da n
    idiota: idiot, fool
    * * *
    estúpido1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    estúpido2 n stupid person / idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > estúpido

  • 7 idiota

    adj.
    1 stupid (tonto).
    2 mentally deficient (enfermo).
    3 idiot, foolish, dumb, silly.
    4 ament.
    f. & m.
    idiot.
    * * *
    1 MEDICINA idiotic
    2 familiar (tonto) stupid
    1 idiot
    \
    hacer el idiota (hacer payasadas) to be silly, fool about 2 (perder una oportunidad) to be stupid
    * * *
    1. noun mf. 2. adj.
    stupid, idiotic
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ idiotic, stupid
    2.
    SMF idiot

    ¡idiota! — you idiot!

    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic
    b) (Med) idiotic
    II
    masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq); (Med) idiot
    * * *
    = idiot, fool, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, mug, berk, prick, moron, cretin, dumbbell, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.
    Ex. Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited ' idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex. Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex. The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex. I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex. In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex. By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex. And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex. Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * como un idiota = stupidly.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.
    * * *
    I
    a) (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic
    b) (Med) idiotic
    II
    masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq); (Med) idiot
    * * *
    = idiot, fool, cretinous, arsehole [asshole, -USA], dimwit, dim-witted [dimwitted], brainless, twat, arse, mug, berk, prick, moron, cretin, dumbbell, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, nonce, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.

    Ex: Dykstra, M., 'PRECIS: a primer', published in 1985, offers the long-awaited ' idiot's guide' to PRECIS indexing.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: It is already evident that he is a cretinous buffoon.
    Ex: Modern preppies try to be assholes, probably because they think it's cool, and never quite make it.
    Ex: The diplomats have been calling him a lucky dimwit ever since.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: From that point on, the film is not only stupid, it's dim-witted, brainless and obtuse to the point of being insulting to the audience.
    Ex: I don't really care if he does like real ale, even if his arse was hung with diamonds he would still be a twat.
    Ex: In fact, there was little doubt in his mind that Nigel was an arse of the highest order.
    Ex: By this time, firecrackers and fireworks were being let off willy-nilly in the streets by any mug with a match.
    Ex: And before some berk starts whittling on about anti-car lobbies, we should all be lobbying for less car use if we've got any interest whatsoever in the future.
    Ex: Steve knows that he is a 'showboat, a little bit of a prick,' but he also knows that it's too late for a man in his fifties to change.
    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The Wizard, played by Joel Grey, is a smooth-talking dumbbell who admits he is 'a corn-fed hick' and 'one of your dime-a-dozen mediocrities'.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: Justin, whilst clearly a nonce, is to be commended on instigating a high-profile campaign to free the hostages.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * como un idiota = stupidly.
    * idiota genio = idiot savant.

    * * *
    1 ( fam) (tonto) stupid, idiotic
    me caí de la manera más idiota I had the most idiotic o stupid fall ( colloq)
    ¡no seas idiota! don't be so stupid!, don't be such an idiot!
    2 ( Med) idiotic
    1 ( fam) (tonto) idiot, stupid fool ( colloq)
    2 ( Med) idiot
    Compuesto:
    idealistic puppet o stooge
    * * *

    idiota adjetivo (fam) ( tonto) stupid, idiotic;
    ¡no seas idiota! don't be such an idiot!

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( tonto) (fam) idiot, stupid fool (colloq)
    idiota
    I adjetivo idiotic, stupid
    II mf idiot, fool

    ' idiota' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tomar
    - trompo
    - verdadera
    - verdadero
    - pedazo
    - perdido
    English:
    bozo
    - fool
    - idiot
    - idiotic
    - knob
    - make out
    - meathead
    - moron
    - nerd
    - plonker
    - right
    - some
    - inane
    - mug
    * * *
    adj
    1. [tonto] stupid
    2. [enfermo] mentally deficient
    nmf
    1. [tonto] idiot
    2. [enfermo] idiot
    * * *
    I adj idiotic
    II m/f idiot
    * * *
    idiota adj
    : idiotic, stupid, foolish
    idiota nmf
    : idiot, foolish person
    * * *
    idiota1 adj stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    idiota2 n idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > idiota

  • 8 investigación

    f.
    1 investigation, research.
    2 investigation, search, inquiry, probe.
    * * *
    1 (indagación) investigation, enquiry
    2 (estudio) research
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) investigation, inquiry
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de accidente, delito] [por la policía] investigation; [por un comité] inquiry
    2) [científica, académica] research

    un trabajo de investigación sobre el barroco — a research project on the baroque, a piece of research on the baroque

    investigación operativa — operational research, operations research

    * * *
    1)
    a) (de caso, delito) investigation; ( por comisión especial) inquiry

    llevar a cabo una investigación — to carry out an investigation, to hold an inquiry

    b) (Educ, Med, Tec) research
    2) Investigaciones femenino plural ( en Chi) criminal investigation department
    * * *
    = enquiry [inquiry, -USA], exploration, inquiry [enquiry, -UK], investigation, probe, research, scholarship, line of enquiry, a piece of + research, research activity, research effort, academic study.
    Ex. A threshold weight appropriate to the specificity of the searcher's enquiry must be established.
    Ex. This section goes no further than the exploration of ideas which are important for the appropriate support of software packages.
    Ex. Several possible rules governing the reference interview are examined; one calls for inquiry into client's underlying wants, 'the face value rule', another for inquiry into underlying needs, 'the purpose rule'.
    Ex. An improved awareness of existing work should strengthen the foundations of new investigations, and reduce the degree of duplication.
    Ex. From 1985-89, a probe into library services took place into about 7,300 public and school libraries with some 53 million items in stock.
    Ex. Abstracts may be submitted for editing and inclusion in bibliographies and bulletins by staff engaged in research.
    Ex. The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.
    Ex. The reviewer's place in citation chains is an important one because conceivably a carefully done critical review could make or break a line of enquiry or alter the direction of a chain of citations.
    Ex. Part of library legend is now a steel manufacturer's after-dinner statement that if a piece of research cost less than $100,000, it was cheaper to repeat it than to try to find out if it had already been done.
    Ex. Bibliometric analyses confirmed that review articles on topics that are generating high levels of research activity tend to have relatively voluminous bibliographies made up of a disproportionate number of citations to source materials of very recent vintage.
    Ex. With renewed geologic interest in the Arctic and Antarctic, polar libraries are becoming increasingly important to support the research efforts in these areas.
    Ex. Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    ----
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * artículo de investigación = research paper, research article, research contribution.
    * ayudante de investigación = research assistant.
    * base de datos de investigación = research database.
    * beca de investigación = research grant.
    * becario de investigación = research grantee, research student.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * centro de investigación = research centre, research unit.
    * colaboración en la investigación = cooperative research.
    * colaborador de investigación = research fellow.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * comisión de investigación = commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * contribución a la investigación = research contribution.
    * dedicado a la investigación = research-oriented.
    * de investigación = exploratory.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * documentos producto de investigación = research materials.
    * empresa de investigación = research firm.
    * equipo de investigación = research team.
    * estrategia de investigación = research strategy.
    * frente de investigación = research front.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * herramienta de investigación = research tool.
    * informe del resultado de una investigación = research report.
    * iniciar una investigación = launch + investigation.
    * institución de investigación = research institution.
    * instituto de investigación = research institute.
    * instituto para la investigación y el desarrollo = research and development institute.
    * investigación-acción = action research.
    * investigación aplicada = action research.
    * investigación biomédica = biomedical research.
    * investigación científica = academic research, scientific research, scientific enquiry, scholarly research.
    * investigación clínica = clinical research.
    * investigación cooperativa = cooperative research.
    * investigación criminal = criminal investigation.
    * investigación cualitativa = qualitative research.
    * investigación cuantitativa = quantitative research.
    * investigación de campo = intervention research, field research.
    * investigación de despacho = desk research.
    * investigación de mercado = market research, consumer research.
    * investigación educativa = educational research.
    * investigación empírica = empirical research.
    * investigación en biblioteconomía y documentación = library and information science research.
    * investigación en biblioteconomía = library research.
    * investigación en biomedicina = biomedical research.
    * investigación en ciencias de la documentación = information science research.
    * investigación en colaboración = collaborative research.
    * investigación en documentación = information science research.
    * investigación en educación = educational research.
    * investigación en equipo = team research.
    * investigación en medicina = medical research.
    * investigaciones = research evidence.
    * investigaciones, las = research literature, literature of research.
    * investigaciones operativas = operations research.
    * investigación genética = genetic research.
    * investigación histórica = historical research.
    * investigación industrial = industrial research.
    * investigación mediante sondeos = survey research.
    * investigación médica = medical research.
    * investigación operativa = operational research.
    * investigación para la creación de innovaciones = innovation research.
    * investigación pedagógica = educational research.
    * investigación y desarrollo (I+D) = research and development (R&D).
    * línea de investigación = line of enquiry, line of research, line of enquiry, research front, avenue (for/of) research, research avenue, avenue of investigation, research line.
    * línea de investigación futura = avenue (for/of) future research.
    * línea de investigación posible = avenue for further research.
    * metodología de investigación = research methodology.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * periodismo de investigación = investigative reporting, investigative journalism.
    * permiso sabático para dedicarse a la investigación = research leave.
    * producción científica de investigación = research literature.
    * programa de investigación = research agenda.
    * propuesta de proyecto de investigación = research proposal.
    * protocolo de investigación = research protocol.
    * proyecto de investigación = research project, research initiative.
    * realizar una investigación = carry out + research, conduct + investigation, conduct + research, do + research, undertake + investigation, undertake + research.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * rendimiento en la investigación = research performance.
    * revista de investigación = research periodical.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * técnica de investigación = research technique.
    * tema de investigación = area of enquiry [area of inquiry], research question, research topic.
    * trabajo de investigación = investigative work, research paper, research work.
    * visita por motivos de investigación = research trip, research visit.
    * visita por razones de investigación = research trip, research visit.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de caso, delito) investigation; ( por comisión especial) inquiry

    llevar a cabo una investigación — to carry out an investigation, to hold an inquiry

    b) (Educ, Med, Tec) research
    2) Investigaciones femenino plural ( en Chi) criminal investigation department
    * * *
    = enquiry [inquiry, -USA], exploration, inquiry [enquiry, -UK], investigation, probe, research, scholarship, line of enquiry, a piece of + research, research activity, research effort, academic study.

    Ex: A threshold weight appropriate to the specificity of the searcher's enquiry must be established.

    Ex: This section goes no further than the exploration of ideas which are important for the appropriate support of software packages.
    Ex: Several possible rules governing the reference interview are examined; one calls for inquiry into client's underlying wants, 'the face value rule', another for inquiry into underlying needs, 'the purpose rule'.
    Ex: An improved awareness of existing work should strengthen the foundations of new investigations, and reduce the degree of duplication.
    Ex: From 1985-89, a probe into library services took place into about 7,300 public and school libraries with some 53 million items in stock.
    Ex: Abstracts may be submitted for editing and inclusion in bibliographies and bulletins by staff engaged in research.
    Ex: The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.
    Ex: The reviewer's place in citation chains is an important one because conceivably a carefully done critical review could make or break a line of enquiry or alter the direction of a chain of citations.
    Ex: Part of library legend is now a steel manufacturer's after-dinner statement that if a piece of research cost less than $100,000, it was cheaper to repeat it than to try to find out if it had already been done.
    Ex: Bibliometric analyses confirmed that review articles on topics that are generating high levels of research activity tend to have relatively voluminous bibliographies made up of a disproportionate number of citations to source materials of very recent vintage.
    Ex: With renewed geologic interest in the Arctic and Antarctic, polar libraries are becoming increasingly important to support the research efforts in these areas.
    Ex: Cyberculture is emerging as an interdisciplinary subject of academic study.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * artículo de investigación = research paper, research article, research contribution.
    * ayudante de investigación = research assistant.
    * base de datos de investigación = research database.
    * beca de investigación = research grant.
    * becario de investigación = research grantee, research student.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * centro de investigación = research centre, research unit.
    * colaboración en la investigación = cooperative research.
    * colaborador de investigación = research fellow.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * comisión de investigación = commission of enquiry, investigating committee, investigation committee.
    * contribución a la investigación = research contribution.
    * dedicado a la investigación = research-oriented.
    * de investigación = exploratory.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * documentos producto de investigación = research materials.
    * empresa de investigación = research firm.
    * equipo de investigación = research team.
    * estrategia de investigación = research strategy.
    * frente de investigación = research front.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * herramienta de investigación = research tool.
    * informe del resultado de una investigación = research report.
    * iniciar una investigación = launch + investigation.
    * institución de investigación = research institution.
    * instituto de investigación = research institute.
    * instituto para la investigación y el desarrollo = research and development institute.
    * investigación-acción = action research.
    * investigación aplicada = action research.
    * investigación biomédica = biomedical research.
    * investigación científica = academic research, scientific research, scientific enquiry, scholarly research.
    * investigación clínica = clinical research.
    * investigación cooperativa = cooperative research.
    * investigación criminal = criminal investigation.
    * investigación cualitativa = qualitative research.
    * investigación cuantitativa = quantitative research.
    * investigación de campo = intervention research, field research.
    * investigación de despacho = desk research.
    * investigación de mercado = market research, consumer research.
    * investigación educativa = educational research.
    * investigación empírica = empirical research.
    * investigación en biblioteconomía y documentación = library and information science research.
    * investigación en biblioteconomía = library research.
    * investigación en biomedicina = biomedical research.
    * investigación en ciencias de la documentación = information science research.
    * investigación en colaboración = collaborative research.
    * investigación en documentación = information science research.
    * investigación en educación = educational research.
    * investigación en equipo = team research.
    * investigación en medicina = medical research.
    * investigaciones = research evidence.
    * investigaciones, las = research literature, literature of research.
    * investigaciones operativas = operations research.
    * investigación genética = genetic research.
    * investigación histórica = historical research.
    * investigación industrial = industrial research.
    * investigación mediante sondeos = survey research.
    * investigación médica = medical research.
    * investigación operativa = operational research.
    * investigación para la creación de innovaciones = innovation research.
    * investigación pedagógica = educational research.
    * investigación y desarrollo (I+D) = research and development (R&D).
    * línea de investigación = line of enquiry, line of research, line of enquiry, research front, avenue (for/of) research, research avenue, avenue of investigation, research line.
    * línea de investigación futura = avenue (for/of) future research.
    * línea de investigación posible = avenue for further research.
    * metodología de investigación = research methodology.
    * no dedicado a la investigación = non-research.
    * periodismo de investigación = investigative reporting, investigative journalism.
    * permiso sabático para dedicarse a la investigación = research leave.
    * producción científica de investigación = research literature.
    * programa de investigación = research agenda.
    * propuesta de proyecto de investigación = research proposal.
    * protocolo de investigación = research protocol.
    * proyecto de investigación = research project, research initiative.
    * realizar una investigación = carry out + research, conduct + investigation, conduct + research, do + research, undertake + investigation, undertake + research.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * rendimiento en la investigación = research performance.
    * revista de investigación = research periodical.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * técnica de investigación = research technique.
    * tema de investigación = area of enquiry [area of inquiry], research question, research topic.
    * trabajo de investigación = investigative work, research paper, research work.
    * visita por motivos de investigación = research trip, research visit.
    * visita por razones de investigación = research trip, research visit.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de un caso, un delito) investigation
    30 agentes trabajan en la investigación del caso Torosa 30 officers are investigating the Torosa case
    la policía ha abierto una investigación sobre el caso the police have started o opened o launched an investigation into the case
    el senador exige que se lleve a cabo una investigación the senator is demanding an inquiry o an investigation
    2 ( Educ, Med, Tec) research
    investigación científica scientific research
    realizó una investigación sobre esta terapia he carried out research into o a study of this therapy
    Compuestos:
    tests to establish paternity (pl)
    market research
    operations research
    research and development
    B Investigaciones fpl (en Chi) criminal investigation department
    * * *

     

    investigación sustantivo femenino
    a) (de caso, delito) investigation;

    ( por comisión especial) inquiry
    b) (Educ, Med, Tec) research;


    investigación de mercados market research
    investigación sustantivo femenino
    1 (pesquisa, indagación) investigation
    2 (estudio riguroso) research
    ' investigación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adelante
    - beca
    - Cesid
    - consejo
    - escrupulosa
    - escrupuloso
    - estancar
    - estancada
    - estancado
    - estudio
    - exhaustiva
    - exhaustivo
    - F.B.I
    - puntera
    - puntero
    - relevante
    - rigurosa
    - riguroso
    - someterse
    - terrena
    - terreno
    - abrir
    - archivar
    - centrar
    - cuidadoso
    - dedicar
    - destinar
    - detenido
    - dirigir
    - encuesta
    - examen
    - expediente
    - fondo
    - fruto
    - hacer
    - meticuloso
    - minucioso
    - objeto
    - potenciar
    - realizar
    English:
    aid
    - appropriate
    - behind
    - bureau
    - CID
    - compass
    - consumer research
    - diligent
    - enquiry
    - fellowship
    - full-scale
    - grant
    - hush-hush
    - in-house
    - inquest
    - inquiry
    - institute
    - investigation
    - province
    - research
    - scope
    - screening
    - survey
    - thorough
    - vet
    - allocate
    - fact
    - investigate
    - line
    - market
    - means
    - narrow
    - probe
    - screen
    - station
    - way
    * * *
    1. [estudio] research;
    estoy haciendo una investigación sobre los incas I'm doing a research project o I'm doing some research on the Incas
    investigación científica scientific research;
    investigación y desarrollo research and development;
    investigación de mercado market research
    2. [indagación] investigation, inquiry;
    la investigación de un atentado the investigation into an attack;
    se ha abierto una investigación sobre el incidente an inquiry o an investigation into the incident has been opened;
    comisión de investigación committee of inquiry
    investigación judicial judicial inquiry
    * * *
    f
    1 policial investigation
    2 EDU, TÉC research;
    investigación genética genetic research
    * * *
    1) encuesta, indagación: investigation, inquiry
    2) : research
    * * *
    1. (policial) investigation
    2. (gubernamental, pública) inquiry [pl. inquiries]
    3. (científica, académica) research

    Spanish-English dictionary > investigación

  • 9 investigación de campo

    (n.) = intervention research, field research
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Challenges and strategies for coducting intervention research with culturally diverse populations' = El título del artículo es "Retos y estrategias para realizar investigaciones de campo con poblaciones culturalmente diversas".
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    * * *
    (n.) = intervention research, field research

    Ex: The title of the article is 'Challenges and strategies for coducting intervention research with culturally diverse populations' = El título del artículo es "Retos y estrategias para realizar investigaciones de campo con poblaciones culturalmente diversas".

    Ex: The article is entitled ' Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > investigación de campo

  • 10 investigación de despacho

    Ex. She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.
    * * *

    Ex: She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.

    Spanish-English dictionary > investigación de despacho

  • 11 necio

    adj.
    silly, ignorant, stupid, foolish.
    * * *
    1 stupid
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 imbecile, idiot
    * * *
    necio, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=tonto) foolish, stupid
    2) Méx (=terco) stubborn, pig-headed
    3) And (=displicente) peevish
    4) And, Caribe, Cono Sur (=quisquilloso) touchy, hypersensitive
    5) CAm [enfermedad] hard to shake off
    2.
    SM / F fool
    * * *
    - cia adjetivo
    1) ( tonto) stupid
    2) (AmC, Col, Ven fam) ( travieso) naughty
    * * *
    = moron, cretin, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, schmuck, schmo, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.
    Ex. This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex. This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * como un necio = stupidly.
    * * *
    - cia adjetivo
    1) ( tonto) stupid
    2) (AmC, Col, Ven fam) ( travieso) naughty
    * * *
    = moron, cretin, dull-witted, asinine, lemon, airhead, airheaded, bonehead, duffer, schmuck, schmo, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.

    Ex: This thesaurus contains a number of wretched, insensitive cross-references, like from Dumb to DEAF, and from Feeble minded, Imbecility, and morons to MENTALLY HANDICAPPED.

    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    Ex: This chapter is dedicated to the truly asinine rules -- ones which either defeat their own purpose altogether or are completely devoid of common sense.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: Some people like airheads with fake boobs.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * como un necio = stupidly.

    * * *
    A (tonto) stupid, brainless ( colloq)
    B ( RPl) (susceptible) touchy
    C (AmC, Col, Ven fam) (travieso) naughty
    masculine, feminine
    el necio es atrevido y el sabio comedido fools rush in where angels fear to tread
    B ( RPl) (persona susceptible) touchy person
    C (AmC, Col, Ven fam) (travieso) naughty boy ( o child etc)
    * * *

    necio
    ◊ - cia adjetivo


    b) (AmC, Col, Ven fam) ( travieso) naughty

    necio,-a
    I adjetivo stupid, fatuous
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino stupid fool: su hermano es un necio, his brother's an idiot
    ♦ Locuciones: a palabras necias, oídos sordos, turn a deaf ear to foolish comments
    ' necio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    animal
    - burra
    - burro
    - necia
    - subnormal
    * * *
    necio, -a
    adj
    1. [tonto] stupid, foolish
    2. Am [terco] stubborn, pigheaded
    3. Méx [susceptible] touchy
    nm,f
    1. [tonto] idiot, fool
    2. Am [terco] stubborn o pigheaded person;
    es un necio he's really stubborn o pigheaded
    3. Méx [susceptible] touchy person;
    es un necio he's really touchy
    * * *
    I adj brainless
    II m, necia f fool, idiot
    * * *
    necio, - cia adj
    1) : foolish, silly, dumb
    2) fam : naughty
    necio, - cia n
    estúpido: fool, idiot

    Spanish-English dictionary > necio

  • 12 revisión biblográfica

    Ex. She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.
    * * *

    Ex: She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.

    Spanish-English dictionary > revisión biblográfica

  • 13 salud en materia de procreación

    Ex. She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.
    * * *

    Ex: She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.

    Spanish-English dictionary > salud en materia de procreación

  • 14 salud reproductiva

    f.
    reproductive health.
    * * *
    Ex. She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.
    * * *

    Ex: She has undertaken desk and field research and produced information sources on nutrition and reproductive health.

    Spanish-English dictionary > salud reproductiva

  • 15 tonto

    adj.
    1 silly, dull, empty-headed, foolish.
    2 silly, footling, foolish.
    3 useless, dumb.
    4 stupefied.
    m.
    fool, blockhead, dunce, idiot.
    * * *
    1 silly, stupid, US dumb
    ¡qué idea más tonta! what a stupid idea!
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 fool, idiot
    \
    a tontas y a locas without rhyme or reason
    hacer el tonto / hacer la tonta to act the fool
    hacerse el tonto / hacerse la tonta to play dumb
    ponerse tonto,-a familiar to get stroppy
    tonto,-a de remate / tonto,-a de capirote familiar prize idiot
    un,-a tonto,-a del bote familiar a right berk, a real twerp
    * * *
    1. (f. - tonta)
    noun
    2. (f. - tonta)
    adj.
    foolish, stupid
    * * *
    tonto, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona]
    a) (=bobo) [dicho con afecto] silly; [dicho con enfado] stupid

    venga, vente con nosotros, ¡no seas tonto! — come on, come with us, don't be silly!

    ¡qué tonto soy! — how silly o stupid of me!

    ¿tú te has creído que yo soy tonto?, ¿me tomas por tonto? — do you think I'm stupid?

    b) [poco inteligente] stupid

    ¡y parecía tonto! — and we thought he was stupid!

    a lo tonto —

    ¿para qué esforzarse a lo tonto? — why go to all that trouble for nothing?

    y a lo tonto, a lo tonto, se le pasó la mitad del día — and before he knew it, half the day had slipped by

    a tontas y a locas —

    piénsalo bien, no quiero que actúes/hables a tontas y a locas — think carefully, don't just do/say the first thing that comes into your head

    esos jóvenes sin seso que solo hablan a tontas y a locas — these silly youngsters who chatter away without even thinking what they're saying

    c) (=insolente) silly

    ¡si te pones tonto no te vuelvo a traer al cine! — if you start being silly I won't take you to the cinema again!

    d) (=torpe)

    hoy se me olvida todo, estoy como tonto — I keep forgetting things today, I'm out of it *

    dejar a algn tonto Esp to leave sb speechless

    e) (=presumido) stuck-up *
    f) (Med) imbecile
    pelo 8)
    2) [risa, frase, accidente] silly

    ¡qué fallo más tonto! — it was a really silly mistake!

    caja 1)
    2. SM / F

    soy un tonto, ¡nunca debí haberla escuchado! — I'm such an idiot, I should never have listened to her!

    allí estaba, riéndome como una tonta — there I was, laughing like an idiot

    2) (Med) imbecile
    3. SM
    1) (Circo, Teat) clown, funny man
    2) And, CAm (=palanca) jemmy
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] < persona> ( falto de inteligencia) stupid, dumb (colloq); ( ingenuo) silly

    fui tan tonto como para decirle que síI was stupid o foolish enough to say yes

    b) [ESTAR] ( intratable) difficult, silly; ( disgustado) upset

    dejar tonto a alguien — (Esp fam) to leave somebody speechless

    hacer tonto a alguien — (Chi fam) to fool somebody

    2) <excusa/error/historia> silly
    II
    - ta masculino, femenino ( falto de inteligencia) idiot, dummy (colloq); ( ingenuo) idiot, fool

    hacer el tonto — ( hacer payasadas) to play o act the fool; ( actuar con necedad) to make a fool of oneself

    hacerse el tontoto act dumb

    * * *
    = fool, witless, bonehead, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], imbecile, cretin, lemon, airheaded, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex. The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex. Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex. The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex. Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex. Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex. This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex. States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex. He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex. For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex. Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex. She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex. If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    ----
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * chica bonita y tonta = bimbo.
    * chiste tonto para desternillarse = knee slapper.
    * chiste tonto pero gracioso = knee slapper.
    * como un tonto = stupidly, foolishly.
    * guaperas tonto = himbo.
    * hacer el tonto = fool around, horse around/about.
    * hacerse el tonto = act + dumb.
    * no tener un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * risa tonta = giggle.
    * risita tonta = giggle.
    * rubia tonta = dumb blonde.
    * típica rubia tonta = bimbo.
    * típico guaperas tonto = himbo.
    * tonto de capirote = blockhead, prize idiot.
    * tonto del bote = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, bonehead, birdbrain, knucklehead.
    * tonto del bote, tonto de remate, tonto del culo, tonto perdido, chiflado per = knucklehead.
    * tonto del cullo = arsehole [asshole, -USA].
    * tonto del culo = mug, prick, as daft as a brush, prize idiot, knucklehead.
    * tonto del pueblo, el = village fool, the.
    * tonto de marca mayor = prize idiot.
    * tonto de remate = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, prize idiot, knucklehead.
    * tonto genio = idiot savant.
    * tonto perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, knucklehead.
    * tontos /tarea de tontos = fool's errand.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] < persona> ( falto de inteligencia) stupid, dumb (colloq); ( ingenuo) silly

    fui tan tonto como para decirle que síI was stupid o foolish enough to say yes

    b) [ESTAR] ( intratable) difficult, silly; ( disgustado) upset

    dejar tonto a alguien — (Esp fam) to leave somebody speechless

    hacer tonto a alguien — (Chi fam) to fool somebody

    2) <excusa/error/historia> silly
    II
    - ta masculino, femenino ( falto de inteligencia) idiot, dummy (colloq); ( ingenuo) idiot, fool

    hacer el tonto — ( hacer payasadas) to play o act the fool; ( actuar con necedad) to make a fool of oneself

    hacerse el tontoto act dumb

    * * *
    = fool, witless, bonehead, goofy [goofier -comp., goofiest -sup.], imbecile, cretin, lemon, airheaded, duffer, drongo, schmuck, schmo, moke, twerp, dweeb, chump, birdbrained, birdbrain, dork, plonker.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.

    Ex: She refutes the idea of the women's magazine as a 'mouthpiece of masculine interest, of patriarchy and commercialism' that preyed on 'passive, dependent, and witless' women readers.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: The article 'Book pricing: economics of a goofy business' examines briefly the economics of the book publishing process from the viewpoint of the book wholesaler.
    Ex: The same evil is done in slaving, tormenting and killing, say, chimpanzees as is done in so injuring human imbeciles.
    Ex: Cretin is a word derived from an 18th century Swiss-French word meaning Christian.
    Ex: The court also heard the victim's brother accuse the defendant of physical abuse and of calling him a ' lemon and a retard'.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: Plus, no matter what she did to stop people from picking on her she always ended up being called a duffer.
    Ex: Now I know to you inteligent types this sounds a simple problem but to a drongo like me it is like quantum physics!!!.
    Ex: Schmuck entered English as a borrowed word from Yiddish, where it is an obscene term literally meaning a foreskin or head of a penis, and an insult.
    Ex: This team of schmoes is capable of anything.
    Ex: States know better what their own citizens needs are than do the mokes in Washington.
    Ex: He started life as a twerp, then fairly quickly became a jerk and ended up an old sourpuss.
    Ex: For this reason, I will probably not vote in the London mayoral election at all and this doesn't make me a whinging negativist dweeb.
    Ex: Americans are such chumps, because we refuse to see what is going on right in front of our eyes.
    Ex: She has her own birdbrained way of thinking about things, but most of what she says is vaguely prophetic.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: And then we get nongs like Joe here who just cant help himself from being a dork.
    Ex: If she'd been my daughter in fact I'd never have let her go out with an obvious plonker like myself.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * chica bonita y tonta = bimbo.
    * chiste tonto para desternillarse = knee slapper.
    * chiste tonto pero gracioso = knee slapper.
    * como un tonto = stupidly, foolishly.
    * guaperas tonto = himbo.
    * hacer el tonto = fool around, horse around/about.
    * hacerse el tonto = act + dumb.
    * no tener un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * risa tonta = giggle.
    * risita tonta = giggle.
    * rubia tonta = dumb blonde.
    * típica rubia tonta = bimbo.
    * típico guaperas tonto = himbo.
    * tonto de capirote = blockhead, prize idiot.
    * tonto del bote = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, bonehead, birdbrain, knucklehead.
    * tonto del bote, tonto de remate, tonto del culo, tonto perdido, chiflado per = knucklehead.
    * tonto del cullo = arsehole [asshole, -USA].
    * tonto del culo = mug, prick, as daft as a brush, prize idiot, knucklehead.
    * tonto del pueblo, el = village fool, the.
    * tonto de marca mayor = prize idiot.
    * tonto de remate = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, prize idiot, knucklehead.
    * tonto genio = idiot savant.
    * tonto perdido = as daft as a brush, as thick as two (short) planks, knucklehead.
    * tontos /tarea de tontos = fool's errand.

    * * *
    tonto1 -ta
    A
    1 [ SER] ‹persona› (falto de inteligencia) stupid, dumb ( colloq) (ingenuo) silly
    ¡pero qué tonto eres! ¿de verdad te lo has creído? you idiot! did you really believe it?
    mírala … y parecía tonta look at her, and we thought she was stupid!
    no seas tonta, aprovecha ahora que puedes don't be silly! make the most of it while you can
    y él fue tan tonto como para decirle que sí and he was stupid o dumb o foolish enough to say yes
    2 [ ESTAR] (travieso) difficult, silly; (disgustado) upset
    no me hagas caso, hoy estoy tonta don't take any notice of me, I'm in a funny mood today
    se pone muy tonto siempre que hay visita he gets really silly o difficult when there are visitors
    a lo tonto: a lo tonto, a lo tonto lleva ya ganados varios millones he's won several million just like that o without even trying
    lo dijo a lo tonto y resulta que acertó it was a wild guess o he said it without thinking and it turned out to be right
    hablas a lo tonto you're talking through your hat
    a tontas y a locas without thinking
    gasta el dinero a tontas y a locas she spends money like there's no tomorrow ( colloq)
    dejar tonto a algn ( Esp fam); to leave sb speechless
    hacer tonto a algn ( Chi fam); to make a fool of sb, fool sb
    ser más tonto que Abundio or que hecho de encargo or que una mata de habas ( Esp fam); to be as dumb as they come ( colloq), to be daft as a brush ( BrE colloq)
    ser tonto del bote or del culo ( Esp fam); to be a complete idiot
    B ‹excusa/error/historia› silly
    fue una caída de lo más tonta pero ya ves, me rompí el tobillo it was such a silly o ridiculous fall but, as you see, I broke my ankle
    tonto2 -ta
    masculine, feminine
    (falto de inteligencia) idiot, dummy ( colloq); (ingenuo) idiot, fool
    eres un tonto por haberte dejado engañar así you're an idiot o a fool to let yourself be taken in like that
    hacer el tonto (hacer payasadas) to play o act the fool, to fool o clown around; (actuar con necedad) to make a fool of oneself
    hacerse el tonto to act dumb
    no te hagas la tonta, que sabes muy bien de lo que estoy hablando you know very well what I'm talking about so don't pretend you don't o so don't act dumb
    le gusta/gustaba más que a un tonto una tiza or un lápiz or un palo ( Esp fam); he is/was crazy o nuts about it ( colloq)
    ser como tonto para algo ( Chi fam); to be crazy o nuts about sth ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    prize idiot, utter fool
    village idiot
    ( Chi fam) silly fool
    idealistic puppet o stooge
    * * *

     

    tonto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1
    a) [SER] ( falto de inteligencia) stupid, dumb (colloq);

    ( ingenuo) silly
    b) [ESTAR] ( intratable) difficult, silly;

    ( disgustado) upset
    2excusa/error/historia silly
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( falto de inteligencia) idiot, dummy (colloq);
    ( ingenuo) idiot, fool;
    hacer el tonto ( hacer payasadas) to play o act the fool;


    ( actuar con necedad) to make a fool of oneself;
    hacerse el tonto to act dumb

    tonto,-a
    I adjetivo silly, familiar dumb: ¿cómo pude ser tan tonto?, how could I be so stupid?
    fue lo bastante tonto como para decirle la verdad, he was foolish enough to tell him the truth
    una observación tonta, a trivial remark
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino fool, idiot, familiar dummy
    hacer el tonto, to play the fool
    hacerse el tonto, to play dumb
    tonto de remate, prize idiot

    ' tonto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bobalicón
    - bobalicona
    - boluda
    - boludo
    - burrada
    - capirote
    - definitivamente
    - fatua
    - fatuo
    - hacer
    - hombre
    - manteca
    - pelo
    - perdida
    - perdido
    - remate
    - simple
    - tarugo
    - todavía
    - tonta
    - tratar
    - asno
    - baboso
    - gana
    - ganso
    - huevón
    - idiota
    - imbécil
    - lelo
    - lerdo
    - mongólico
    - necio
    - pavo
    - pendejo
    - salame
    - soquete
    - tontear
    - tontería
    - zanahoria
    English:
    act
    - asinine
    - clot
    - clown around
    - dim
    - do
    - dozy
    - dumb
    - fool
    - goof
    - help
    - idiotic
    - lark about
    - lark around
    - mess about
    - mess around
    - muck about
    - muck around
    - need
    - play
    - prize
    - silly
    - soft-headed
    - such
    - thing
    - daft
    - foolish
    - kind
    - know
    - stupid
    - that
    * * *
    tonto, -a
    adj
    1. [persona] [estúpido] stupid;
    [menos fuerte] silly;
    pero ¿seré tonto? otra vez me he vuelto a confundir I must be stupid or something, I've gone and got it wrong again;
    nos toman por tontos they think we're idiots;
    ¿estás tonto? ¿para qué me pegas? don't be stupid! what are you hitting me for?;
    no seas tonto, no hay por qué preocuparse don't be silly, there's no need to worry;
    ser tonto de capirote o [m5] remate to be Br daft as a brush o US crazy as a loon;
    ser más tonto que Abundio to be as thick as two short planks
    2. [retrasado mental] dim, backward
    3.
    ponerse tonto [pesado, insistente] to be difficult;
    [arrogante] to get awkward, Br to get stroppy
    4. [sin sentido] [risa] mindless;
    [esfuerzo] pointless;
    fue una caída tonta it was so silly, falling over like that;
    a lo tonto: lo perdí a lo tonto I stupidly lost it;
    me tropecé a lo tonto I tripped over like an idiot;
    me he ido haciendo con una extensa colección de sellos a lo tonto I've built up a sizeable stamp collection without hardly realizing it
    nm,f
    idiot;
    los listos y los tontos de la clase the bright ones and the dim ones in the class;
    el tonto del pueblo the village idiot;
    hacer el tonto [juguetear] to mess around;
    [no actuar con inteligencia] to be stupid o foolish;
    estoy haciendo el tonto intentando convencerle I'm wasting my time trying to convince him;
    hacerse el tonto to act innocent;
    a tontas y a locas without thinking
    tonto útil useful idiot
    * * *
    I adj silly, foolish
    II m, tonta f fool, idiot;
    haba fam complete idiot;
    tonto del pueblo village idiot;
    hacer el tonto play the fool;
    hacerse el tonto act dumb fam ;
    a tontas y a locas in a slapdash way
    * * *
    tonto, -ta adj
    1) : dumb, stupid
    2) : silly
    3)
    a tontas y a locas : without thinking, haphazardly
    tonto, -ta n
    : fool, idiot
    * * *
    tonto1 adj silly [comp. sillier; superl. silliest] / stupid [comp. stupider; superl. stupidest]
    ¡qué fallo más tonto! what a stupid mistake!
    tonto2 n fool / idiot

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  • 16 tonto del bote

    (n.) = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, bonehead, birdbrain, knucklehead
    Ex. Her husband is still as thick as a brick and he still thinks he's been the model husband but Rome wasn't built in a day.
    Ex. Ashdown, for example, is an out'and'out Nazi, while Menzies'Campbell, who is supposed to be their expert on foreign affairs, is as thick as two planks.
    Ex. His colleagues would say he's as daft as a brush, has bags of energy and enthusiasm but gets the job done.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex. I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex. It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.
    * * *
    (n.) = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, bonehead, birdbrain, knucklehead

    Ex: Her husband is still as thick as a brick and he still thinks he's been the model husband but Rome wasn't built in a day.

    Ex: Ashdown, for example, is an out'and'out Nazi, while Menzies'Campbell, who is supposed to be their expert on foreign affairs, is as thick as two planks.
    Ex: His colleagues would say he's as daft as a brush, has bags of energy and enthusiasm but gets the job done.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Field Research for Boneheads: From Naivete to Insight on the Green Tortoise'.
    Ex: I am thinking humans can be such birdbrains when it comes to communication.
    Ex: It takes more courage to say no and stand up for what's right and is best for them, than it does to cave in to knuckleheads like you two.

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  • 17 campo

    m.
    1 country, countryside (campiña).
    en mitad del campo in the middle of the country o countryside
    la emigración del campo a la ciudad migration from rural areas to cities
    campo abierto open countryside
    a campo traviesa cross country
    2 field.
    dejar el campo libre a algo/alguien (figurative) to leave the field clear for something/somebody
    campo de batalla battlefield
    campo de pruebas testing ground
    campo de tiro firing range
    campo visual field of vision
    3 camp (campamento).
    campo de refugiados refugee camp
    campo de concentración concentration camp
    4 pitch (sport) (de fútbol). (peninsular Spanish)
    jugar en campo propio/contrario to play at home/away (from home)
    campo de deportes sports ground
    5 field (computing).
    6 room.
    7 domain, scope.
    8 campsite.
    9 pitch area, area of play.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: campar.
    * * *
    1 (campiña) country, countryside
    3 (de deportes) field, pitch
    4 (espacio) space
    5 figurado field, scope
    \
    dejarle a alguien el campo libre figurado to leave the field open for somebody
    ir a campo traviesa/través to cut across the fields
    campo de batalla battlefield
    campo de concentración concentration camp
    campo de fútbol football pitch
    campo de golf golf course, golf links plural
    campo de tenis tennis court
    campo de tiro shooting range
    campo deportivo playing field
    campo visual visual field
    campo magnético magnetic field
    casa de campo country house
    trabajo de campo field work
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) country, countryside
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=terreno no urbano) country
    2) (Agr) [para cultivar]

    los obreros del campo — farm workers, agricultural workers

    los productos del campo — farm produce, country produce

    campo de cultivo — (lit) farm land; (fig) breeding ground

    3) (Dep) (=estadio) ground; (=cancha) pitch, field (EEUU)
    4) (=espacio delimitado)

    Campo de GibraltarSpanish territory around the border with Gibraltar

    campo santo — cemetery, churchyard

    Campos Elíseos[en París] Champs Elysées; (Mit) Elysian Fields

    5) (Mil) (=campamento) camp

    levantar el campo — (Mil) to break camp, strike camp; (=irse) to make tracks *

    campo de aviación — airfield, airdrome (EEUU)

    campo de trabajo[de castigo] labour o (EEUU) labor camp; [de vacaciones] work camp

    6) (=grupo) field
    7) (=ámbito) field

    campo de acción, campo de actuación — scope, room for manoeuvre o (EEUU) maneuver

    campo gravitatorio — gravity field, field of gravity

    campo visual — field of vision, visual field

    trabajo 1)
    8) (Arte) background
    9) (Heráldica) field
    10) And (=estancia) farm, ranch; Cono Sur (=tierra pobre) barren land; And, Cono Sur (Min) mining concession
    11) LAm (=espacio) space, room
    * * *
    1) ( zona no urbana) country; ( paisaje) countryside

    campo a través or a campo traviesa — <cruzar/ir> cross-country

    2)
    a) ( zona agraria) land; ( terreno) field
    b)

    investigaciones or observaciones de campo — a field study trabajo

    3) (Dep) ( de fútbol) field, pitch; ( de golf) course

    perdieron en su campo or en campo propio — they lost at home

    4) (ámbito, área de acción) field

    dejarle el campo libre a alguiento leave the field clear for somebody

    5) ( campamento) camp
    6) (Andes) (espacio, lugar)

    hagan or abran campo — make room

    7) (Inf) field
    * * *
    1) ( zona no urbana) country; ( paisaje) countryside

    campo a través or a campo traviesa — <cruzar/ir> cross-country

    2)
    a) ( zona agraria) land; ( terreno) field
    b)

    investigaciones or observaciones de campo — a field study trabajo

    3) (Dep) ( de fútbol) field, pitch; ( de golf) course

    perdieron en su campo or en campo propio — they lost at home

    4) (ámbito, área de acción) field

    dejarle el campo libre a alguiento leave the field clear for somebody

    5) ( campamento) camp
    6) (Andes) (espacio, lugar)

    hagan or abran campo — make room

    7) (Inf) field
    * * *
    campo1
    1 = country, countryside, field.

    Ex: But in the country the processes of printing always provoke such lively curiosity that the customers preferred to go in by a glazed door set in the shop-front and giving onto the street.

    Ex: Problems of community service seem to show up more clearly in the countryside.
    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.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * campo de juego = pitch.
    * campo a través = off-road.
    * campo de alfarero = potter's field.
    * campo de batalla = battleground, battlefield.
    * campo de ceniza volcánica = ash field.
    * campo de césped artificial = all-weather pitch.
    * campo de concentración = concentration camp, gulag, internment camp.
    * campo de cricket = cricket grounds.
    * campo de deportes = sport arena.
    * campo de detención = internment camp.
    * campo de exterminación = death camp.
    * campo de fútbol = football field.
    * campo de fútbol de tierra = dirt football pitch.
    * campo de golf = golf course.
    * campo de hierba artificial = all-weather pitch.
    * campo de internamiento = internment camp.
    * campo de juego = playing field.
    * campo de juego de tierra = dirt pitch.
    * campo de lava = lava field.
    * campo de manzanos = apple orchard.
    * campo de minas = minefield.
    * campo de naranjos = orange grove, orange orchard.
    * campo de olivos = olive grove.
    * campo de petróleo = oil field.
    * campo de prisioneros = prison camp, P.O.W. camp, prisoner of war camp, gulag.
    * campo de reclusión = internment camp.
    * campo de refugiados = refugee camp.
    * campo de tierra = dirt pitch.
    * campo de tiro = gun range, shooting range.
    * campo de trabajos forzados = labour camp, forced labour camp.
    * campo, el = bush, the.
    * campo petrolífero de producción regular = marginal field.
    * casa de campo = holiday home, country residence.
    * centro del campo = halfway line.
    * club de campo = country club.
    * como un campo de batalla = like a war zone.
    * cría en campo = free-range farming.
    * de campo = free-range.
    * dejar los campos en barbecho = let + fields lie fallow.
    * diario de campo = field notebook.
    * gallina de campo = free-range hen.
    * habitante del campo = country dweller.
    * línea de medio campo = halfway line.
    * mano de obra del campo = farm labour force.
    * pollo de campo = free-range chicken.
    * prácticas de campo = fieldwork [field work].
    * trabajador de campo = fieldworker [field worker].
    * trabajador del campo = farmworker [farm worker], agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * trabajadores del campo = farm labour force.
    * vida en el campo = rural life.
    * vivir del campo = live off + the land.

    campo2
    2 = area, arena, field, front, territory.

    Ex: The area in which standards for bibliographic description have had the most impact is in catalogues and catalogue record data bases.

    Ex: This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    Ex: An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex: Present auguries on the resource front are not good.
    Ex: The report suggests that structural changes within higher education and within the information industry affect the legitimacy, status, and territory of librarians' work.
    * campo afín = twin field.
    * campo científico = academic field, scientific field.
    * campo de acción = purview, scope.
    * campo de actividad = area of application.
    * campo de actuación = purview, scope, sphere of interest.
    * campo de aplicación = field of application, scope, scope of application, field of practice, area of application.
    * campo de especialización = area of competence, field of specialisation.
    * campo de estudio = field of study.
    * campo de interés = sphere of interest.
    * campo de investigación = research field.
    * campo de la computación = computing field.
    * campo del conocimiento = field of knowledge.
    * campo de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * campo de visión = breadth of vision, viewing position, field of vision.
    * campo electromagnético = electromagnetic field.
    * campo magnético = magnetic field.
    * campo temático = subject field.
    * campo visual = field of vision.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * generar un campo magnético = generate + magnetic field.
    * investigación de campo = intervention research, field research.
    * investigador de campo = fieldworker [field worker].
    * trabajo de campo = fieldwork [field work].

    campo3
    3 = field.

    Ex: Records are normally divided into fields.

    * abreviatura del nombre del campo = tag.
    * búsqueda por campos = field searching.
    * campo bibliográfico = bibliographic field.
    * campo de cabecera = leader field.
    * campo de control = control field.
    * campo de datos = datafield.
    * campo de información = data field.
    * campo de longitud fija = fixed length field.
    * campo de longitud variable = variable length field.
    * campo de notas = notes field.
    * campo de registro = field.
    * campo de relación = linking field.
    * campo de texto libre = free-text field.
    * campo indizable = indexing field.
    * campo inserto = embedded field.
    * campo reservado = reserved field.
    * campo restringido = limit field.
    * código de campo = field code.
    * contenido del campo = field content.
    * de campos fijos = fixed-field.
    * delimitador de campo = field delimiter.
    * etiqueta de campo = field label, field tag.
    * identificador de campo = field label.
    * identificador de campo abreviado = short field label.
    * identificador de campo desarrollado = long field label.
    * indicador de campo = field indicator.
    * marca de final de campo = delimiter.
    * nombre del campo = field name.
    * separador de campo = field separator.
    * sufijo de campo = field suffix code.
    * tamaño del campo = field size.
    * tecla de borrado de campo = ERASE FIELD key.

    el campo
    (n.) = bush, the

    Ex: Her experiences in Namibia involved cycling along dirt roads through the bush to village schools in order to read stories and help children make their own books = Sus experiencias en Namibia supusieron ir en bicicleta por caminos de tierra por el campo a las escuelas de las aldeas para leer cuentos y ayudar a los niños a hacer sus propios libros.

    * * *
    A
    (campiña): el campo the country
    se fue a vivir al campo he went to live in the country
    la migración del campo a la ciudad migration from the countryside o from rural areas to the cities
    el campo se ve precioso con nieve the countryside looks lovely in the snow
    modernizar el campo to modernize agriculture
    el campo no se cultiva de manera eficaz the land is not worked efficiently
    la gente del campo country people
    a campo raso out in the open
    campo a través or a campo traviesa or a campo través cross-country
    Compuesto:
    cross-country running
    el campeonato nacional de campo a través the national cross-country championships
    1 ( Agr) field
    los campos de cebada the barleyfields, the fields of barley
    2 (de fútbol) field, pitch ( BrE); (de golf) course
    perdieron en su campoor en campo propio they lost at home
    lleno absoluto en el campo the stadium o ( BrE) ground is packed
    3
    de campo field ( before n)
    hicieron investigaciones or observaciones de campo they did a field study
    Compuestos:
    landing field
    battlefield
    training ground
    death camp
    golf course, golf links (pl)
    field of honor*
    ( period); football field, football pitch ( BrE)
    killing field
    minefield
    testing o proving ground
    firing range
    airfield
    minefield
    ( Per) mine
    oilfield
    cemetery
    mpl ( Mit) Elysian fields (pl); (en París) Champs Elysées
    C (ámbito, área de acción) field
    esto no está dentro de mi campo de acción this does not fall within my area o field of responsibility
    abandonó el campo de la investigación she gave up research work
    dejarle el campo libre a algn to leave the field clear for sb
    Compuestos:
    field of fire
    force field
    field of vision
    campo gravitatorio or de gravedad
    gravitational field
    magnetic field
    operative field
    semantic field
    field of vision
    levantar el campo ( fam); to make tracks ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    concentration camp
    refugee camp
    work camp, working vacation ( AmE) o ( BrE) holiday
    E
    ( Andes) (espacio, lugar): hagan or abran campo make room
    siempre le guardo campo I always save her a place
    F ( Inf) field
    * * *

     

    Del verbo campar: ( conjugate campar)

    campo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    campó es:

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    campar    
    campo
    campo sustantivo masculino
    1 ( zona no urbana) country;
    ( paisaje) countryside;

    el campo se ve precioso the countryside looks beautiful;
    campo a través or a campo traviesa ‹caminar/ir cross-country
    2 ( zona agraria) land;
    ( terreno) field;

    las faenas del campo farm work;
    los campos de cebada the field of barley;
    campo de aterrizaje landing field;
    campo de batalla battlefield;
    campo de minas minefield;
    campo petrolífero oilfield
    3 (Dep) ( de fútbol) field, pitch (BrE);
    ( de golf) course;
    jugar en campo propio/contrario to play at home/away;

    campo a través cross-country running;
    campo de tiro firing range
    4 (ámbito, área de acción) field;

    5 ( campamento) camp;
    campo de concentración/de refugiados concentration/refugee camp

    campar verbo intransitivo to stand out, be prominent
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar campar por sus respetos, to do as one pleases
    campo sustantivo masculino
    1 country, countryside
    2 (tierra de cultivo) land: trabaja en el campo, he works on the land
    (parcela de cultivo) field: los campos de girasoles embellecen el paisaje, sunflower fields leave the landscape looking beautiful
    3 Dep field
    (de fútbol) pitch
    (de golf) course
    4 (ámbito) field
    5 Fís Fot field 6 campo de acción, field of action
    Mil campo de batalla, battlefield
    campo de concentración, concentration camp
    campo de trabajo, work camp
    campo magnético, magnetic field
    campo visual, field of vision
    trabajo de campo, fieldwork
    ♦ Locuciones: a campo traviesa o través, cross-country
    ' campo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abierta
    - abierto
    - ampliar
    - aplanar
    - chalet
    - ciudad
    - dibujar
    - dominguera
    - dominguero
    - dominio
    - eminencia
    - empecinada
    - empecinado
    - faena
    - faenar
    - finca
    - mariscal
    - merendero
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - primicia
    - rancho
    - reverdecer
    - salida
    - sembrada
    - sembrado
    - terrena
    - terreno
    - villa
    - vista
    - zigzag
    - abonar
    - ámbito
    - anegar
    - avance
    - caminata
    - campesino
    - cercar
    - criar
    - cultivar
    - empantanado
    - empantanarse
    - excursión
    - florido
    - fumigar
    - labor
    - medio
    - merendar
    - merienda
    - milpa
    English:
    airfield
    - angrily
    - area
    - arena
    - battlefield
    - bound
    - common
    - concentration camp
    - cottage
    - country
    - country club
    - country cottage
    - countryside
    - course
    - cover
    - cross-country
    - domain
    - dread
    - field
    - field trip
    - field work
    - football field
    - free rein
    - front nine
    - go through
    - golf course
    - ground
    - link
    - magnetic
    - minefield
    - open
    - out-of-bounds
    - pasture
    - pitch
    - playing field
    - proving ground
    - ramble
    - range
    - reputed
    - rifle range
    - rolling
    - scramble
    - shooting-range
    - sphere
    - villa
    - ahead
    - battle
    - branch
    - concentration
    - cross
    * * *
    campo nm
    1. [terreno, área] field;
    un campo de tomates a field of tomatoes;
    dejar el campo libre a algo/alguien to leave the field clear for sth/sb
    campo de acogida [de refugiados] provisional refugee camp;
    campo de aterrizaje landing-field;
    también Fig campo de batalla battlefield;
    campo de concentración concentration camp;
    los Campos Elíseos [en París] the Champs Êlysées;
    el campo enemigo enemy territory;
    campo de exterminio death camp;
    el Campo de Gibraltar = the area of Spain at the border of Gibraltar;
    campo de hielo ice field;
    campos de maíz cornfields;
    también Fig campo minado minefield;
    campo de minas minefield;
    campo de nieve snowfield;
    campo de prisioneros prison camp;
    campo de pruebas testing ground, proving-ground;
    campo de refugiados refugee camp;
    campo de tiro [para aviones] bombing range;
    [para policías, deportistas] firing range, shooting range;
    campo de trabajo [de vacaciones] work camp;
    [para prisioneros] labour camp
    2. [campiña]
    el campo the country, the countryside;
    una casa en el campo a house in the country;
    en mitad del campo in the middle of the country o countryside;
    la emigración del campo a la ciudad migration from rural areas to cities
    campo abierto open countryside; Dep campo a través cross-country running
    3. Esp Dep [de fútbol, hockey] field, Br pitch;
    [de tenis] court; [de golf] course;
    el campo de fútbol del Barcelona the Barcelona football ground;
    el campo contrario the opponents' half;
    jugar en campo propio/contrario to play at home/away (from home)
    campo atrás [en baloncesto] backcourt violation;
    campo de deportes sports Br ground o US facilities;
    campo de entrenamiento training ground;
    campo de juego playing field
    4. [área, ámbito] field;
    el campo de las ciencias the field of science;
    un campo del saber a field o an area of knowledge;
    no entra en su campo de actuación it's not one of his responsibilities
    Ling campo léxico lexical field
    5. Informát field
    6.
    de campo [sobre el terreno] in the field;
    trabajo de campo fieldwork
    7. Fís field
    campo eléctrico electric field;
    campo electromagnético electromagnetic field;
    campo de fuerza force field;
    campo gravitatorio gravitational field;
    campo magnético magnetic field;
    campo magnético terrestre terrestrial magnetic field;
    campo visual visual field, field of vision
    8. [partido, bando] camp, side;
    el campo rebelde the rebels
    9. Andes [sitio] room, space;
    hazme campo para que me siente make some room so I can sit down
    10. RP [hacienda] farm, ranch
    * * *
    m
    1 field
    2
    :
    el campo ( área rural) the country;
    en el campo in the country(side);
    ir al campo go to the country;
    raso in (the) open country;
    a campo traviesa, campo a través cross-country
    3 DEP field, Br tb
    pitch; ( estadio) stadium, Br tb
    ground
    4
    :
    en el campo de la técnica in the technical field;
    dejar el campo libre leave the field free (a for), make way (a for);
    tener campo libre para hacer algo have a free hand to do sth
    * * *
    campo nm
    1) campaña: countryside, country
    2) : field
    campo de aviación: airfield
    su campo de responsabilidad: her field of responsibility
    * * *
    2. (paisaje) countryside

    Spanish-English dictionary > campo

  • 18 investigación

    nf
    enquiry n, research n
    investigación de campo field investigation, field research
    [lang name="SpanishTraditionalSort"]investigación y desarrollo (I&D) research and development (R&D)
    investigación de mercado market research, market research survey

    Spanish-English Business Glossary > investigación

  • 19 investigación de campo

    • field investigation
    • field research
    • field study
    • reconnoitering

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > investigación de campo

  • 20 ESPRIT (Programa Estratégico Europeo para la Investigación en Tecnología de la Información)

    = ESPRIT (European Strategic Program for Research into Information Technology).
    Ex. ESPRIT (European Strategic Program for Research into Information Technology) began in 1982 with the objective of providing the basic technologies which European industry needs to compete with the USA and Japan in the information technology field.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ESPRIT (Programa Estratégico Europeo para la Investigación en Tecnología de la Información)

См. также в других словарях:

  • Field research — Field research/primary market research has traditional been thought different from methods of research conducted in a laboratory or academic setting. It was developed originally from anthropology and is sometimes know as participant research, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Field-Research — Field Re|search, das; s, Field|re|search, das; [s], auch: die; [ fi:ldrɪsə:t̮ʃ; engl. field research, aus: field = Feld u. ↑ Research] (Soziol., Statistik): Feldforschung …   Universal-Lexikon

  • field research — ➔ research …   Financial and business terms

  • field research — / fi:ld rɪˌsɜ:tʃ/, field work / fi:ld wɜ:k/ noun looking for information that is not yet published and must be obtained in surveys ● They had to do a lot of fieldwork before they found the right market for the product. ● Field research is carried …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • field research — study of fishes in their natural habitat …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Field Research — ⇡ Feldforschung …   Lexikon der Economics

  • Central Sierra Field Research Stations — Background= The [http://sagehen.ucnrs.org/CSFRS/ Central Sierra Field Research Stations] is a regional group of UC Berkeley field research education reserves located on both sides of the crest of California s Sierra Nevada mountains, north of… …   Wikipedia

  • Полевые исследования (field research) — Цель П. и. в наиболее общем смысле применение научного метода к практ. челов. проблемам в организационных контекстах. П. и. связывает разраб. программы/продукта и оценку их внедрения. Движение П. и. в образовании было призвано заполнить… …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Field-Work — Field|work, Field Work [ fi:ldwə:k ], das; s [engl. field work, eigtl. = Arbeit im Gelände] (Soziol.): Field Research …   Universal-Lexikon

  • research — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ careful, detailed, in depth, meticulous, painstaking, rigorous, thorough ▪ considerable, exhaustive …   Collocations dictionary

  • field — ▪ I. field field 1 [fiːld] noun [countable] 1. a subject that people study or are involved in as part of their work: • We are looking for graduates with degrees in artificial intelligence, languages and related fields. • Until recently, NEC was… …   Financial and business terms

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