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  • 1 Doctor (Dr.)

    = Doctor (Dr.), doctor (MD), doctor.
    Ex. He is the recipient of the Margaret Man Citation, the Beta Phi Award for good teaching and the honorary Doctor of Laws from UCLA.
    Ex. This programme aims to put doctors and nurses back in the driving seat in managing their resources and information.
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    ----
    * doctor en medicina = medical doctor.
    * doctor honoris causa = honorary doctorate, doctor honoris causa, doctoral honorary degree.
    * título de doctor = doctor's degree, doctoral degree.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Doctor (Dr.)

  • 2 a un precio razonable

    (adj.) = at a reasonable cost, reasonably priced
    Ex. The author attempts to ascertain whether cooperatives provide programmes and services that make them good value at a reasonable cost.
    Ex. If you are looking for the best reasonably priced sushi your best bet is almost certainly Sushi-Hiro in Chinatown.
    * * *
    (adj.) = at a reasonable cost, reasonably priced

    Ex: The author attempts to ascertain whether cooperatives provide programmes and services that make them good value at a reasonable cost.

    Ex: If you are looking for the best reasonably priced sushi your best bet is almost certainly Sushi-Hiro in Chinatown.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a un precio razonable

  • 3 agregar

    v.
    1 to add.
    María agregó que era soltera Mary added=went on saying that she was single.
    Ella agregó un comentario más She added one more comment.
    2 to enroll, to add, to add on to the list.
    Lucas agregó a Ricardo Lucas enrolled Richard.
    3 to put in, to chuck in, to add in, to bung in.
    Elsa agregó mucha mantequilla Elsa put in a lot of butter.
    4 to build on, to add, to construct as an annex.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ LLEGAR], like link=llegar llegar
    1 (añadir) to add
    2 (unir) to gather
    3 (destinar) to appoint
    1 (unirse) to join
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=añadir) to add

    -y no me satisface, agregó — "and I'm not satisfied," she added

    2) [+ trabajador, empleado] to appoint
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( añadir) to add
    2) < empleado>

    agregar a alguien a algoto attach o appoint somebody to something

    2.
    agregarse v pron (refl)
    * * *
    = aggregate, append, throw in.
    Ex. You have attempted to aggregate the UDC class number incorrectly.
    Ex. A list of book review sources in psychology and related fields is appended.
    Ex. There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( añadir) to add
    2) < empleado>

    agregar a alguien a algoto attach o appoint somebody to something

    2.
    agregarse v pron (refl)
    * * *
    = aggregate, append, throw in.

    Ex: You have attempted to aggregate the UDC class number incorrectly.

    Ex: A list of book review sources in psychology and related fields is appended.
    Ex: There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.

    * * *
    agregar [A3 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (incorporar) to add agregar algo A algo to add sth TO sth
    2 (al hablar) to add
    —el fallo es inapelable —agregó the verdict is final, he added
    B ‹empleado› agregar a algn A algo to attach o appoint sb TO sth
    ( refl) agregarse A algo to join sth
    se agregó al grupo he joined the group
    * * *

     

    agregar ( conjugate agregar) verbo transitivo ( añadir) to add;
    agregar algo a algo to add sth to sth
    agregar verbo transitivo
    1 (añadir, incorporar) to add
    2 (destinar) to appoint [a, to]
    ' agregar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    incluir
    - incorporar
    - poner
    English:
    add
    - append
    - build on
    - tack on
    - tag on
    - do
    - tack
    - tag
    * * *
    vt
    1. [añadir] to add (a to);
    agregar la leche poco a poco add the milk a little at a time
    2. [a lo dicho] to add;
    “y estamos preparados para ello”, agregó “and we're ready for it,” she added
    3. [a empleado] to assign, to appoint (a to)
    * * *
    v/t add
    * * *
    agregar {52} vt
    1) añadir: to add, to attach
    2) : to appoint
    * * *
    agregar vb to add

    Spanish-English dictionary > agregar

  • 4 avestruz

    m.
    ostrich.
    la política/táctica del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
    * * *
    1 ostrich
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=ave) ostrich
    2) LAm * (=imbécil) dimwit *, idiot
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    ----
    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.

    * * *
    ostrich
    * * *

    avestruz sustantivo masculino
    ostrich
    avestruz sustantivo masculino ostrich
    ' avestruz' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ostrich
    * * *
    ostrich;
    la política del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
    * * *
    m ZO ostrich;
    del avestruz política, táctica head-in-the-sand atr
    * * *
    avestruz nm, pl - truces : ostrich
    * * *
    avestruz n ostrich [pl. ostriches]

    Spanish-English dictionary > avestruz

  • 5 barbería

    f.
    1 barber's shop, barber's, barber shop, barbershop.
    2 barber's trade.
    * * *
    1 barber's shop, barber's
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=peluquería) barber's, barber's shop
    2) (=arte) hairdressing
    * * *
    femenino barber's (shop)
    * * *
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    * * *
    femenino barber's (shop)
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * * *
    barber's, barber's shop
    * * *

    barbería sustantivo femenino
    barber's (shop)
    * * *
    barber's (shop), US barbershop
    * * *
    f barber’s shop
    * * *
    barbería n barber's

    Spanish-English dictionary > barbería

  • 6 barrio chino, el

    Ex. If you are looking for the best reasonably priced sushi your best bet is almost certainly Sushi-Hiro in Chinatown.

    Spanish-English dictionary > barrio chino, el

  • 7 colegio universitario estatal

    (n.) = junior college, state college, state college
    Ex. There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. In most public institutions, school, academic, and public libraries, such programs are mandated by the parent institution -- the municipality or county, the state college or university, or the school district.
    Ex. In most public institutions, school, academic, and public libraries, such programs are mandated by the parent institution -- the municipality or county, the state college or university, or the school district.
    * * *
    (n.) = junior college, state college, state college

    Ex: There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.

    Ex: In most public institutions, school, academic, and public libraries, such programs are mandated by the parent institution -- the municipality or county, the state college or university, or the school district.
    Ex: In most public institutions, school, academic, and public libraries, such programs are mandated by the parent institution -- the municipality or county, the state college or university, or the school district.

    Spanish-English dictionary > colegio universitario estatal

  • 8 consecuencia negativa

    f.
    adverse consequence.
    * * *
    (n.) = blowback
    Ex. If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.
    * * *
    (n.) = blowback

    Ex: If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > consecuencia negativa

  • 9 decidir + Infinitivo

    (v.) = choose to + Infinitivo, elect to + Infinitivo
    Ex. The author of an unpublished book normally had to sell it outright for whatever the publisher chose to pay in cash or in printed copies.
    Ex. The larger libraries may well wish to consider the possibility of closing their catalogs and indeed, if they plan to automate, they will almost certainly elect to do so.
    * * *
    (v.) = choose to + Infinitivo, elect to + Infinitivo

    Ex: The author of an unpublished book normally had to sell it outright for whatever the publisher chose to pay in cash or in printed copies.

    Ex: The larger libraries may well wish to consider the possibility of closing their catalogs and indeed, if they plan to automate, they will almost certainly elect to do so.

    Spanish-English dictionary > decidir + Infinitivo

  • 10 efecto negativo

    m.
    adverse effect, negative effect.
    * * *
    (n.) = ill effect [ill-effect], chilling effect, blowback
    Ex. Moreover, optical-fibre cables can resist the ill-effects of sea-water much better than the metal cables of today.
    Ex. Controlling online costs need not have a chilling effect on legal research.
    Ex. If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.
    * * *
    (n.) = ill effect [ill-effect], chilling effect, blowback

    Ex: Moreover, optical-fibre cables can resist the ill-effects of sea-water much better than the metal cables of today.

    Ex: Controlling online costs need not have a chilling effect on legal research.
    Ex: If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > efecto negativo

  • 11 incluir

    v.
    1 to include.
    el precio incluye desayuno y cena en el hotel the price includes breakfast and evening meals at the hotel
    te he incluido en la lista de participantes I've included o put you on the list of participants
    a mí no me incluyas count me out
    El paquete incluye servilletas The package includes napkins.
    El club incluyó a Ricardo The club included Richard.
    2 to comprise, to include, to encompass, to contain.
    El libro incluye las guerras mundiales The book comprises all world wars.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to include
    2 (contener) to contain, comprise
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=comprender) to include, contain

    todo incluido — (Com) inclusive, all-in

    2) (=agregar) to include; [en carta] to enclose
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuestos/gastos> to include

    $500 todo incluido — $500 all inclusive, all in

    b) <tema/sección> to include, contain
    2) (poner, agregar)
    a) ( en un grupo) to include

    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? — are we going to include all the staff?

    ¿te incluyo en la lista? — shall I put you on the list?

    b) ( en una carta) to enclose
    * * *
    = add, cover, embed [imbed, -USA], enclose, encompass, file, fit, give, include, inject, list, put in, put into, record, span, store, subsume, throw in, interpolate, embrace, design into, build in, register in, go under + Nombre, graft.
    Ex. An annotation is a note added to the title and/or other bibliographic information concerning a document, by way of comment or explanation.
    Ex. This started in 1980, and has around forty members who receive some support to cover telephone charges.
    Ex. String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.
    Ex. The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex. The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex. File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex. One such method requires that each book has a magnetic strip inserted into the spine and a special exit door is fitted across which an electric signal is beamed.
    Ex. An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex. Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex. The abstractor injects his opinion and analysis.
    Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex. For those of you who are not familiar with OCLC and the way we work the data base is not a vast receptacle into which we throw any kind of record that anybody wants to put in.
    Ex. If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex. Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex. The shelflist itself had problems, since it consisted of cataloging practices that spanned some fifty years.
    Ex. The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. The fourth principle does not sanction subsuming saleswomen under salesmen.
    Ex. There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. A word should be interpolated here about `made-up' copies.
    Ex. The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex. User-friendliness is sometimes assumed rather than designed into any specific project.
    Ex. This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex. Authors must register in their own name and not a pseudonym or maiden name under which the book may be written.
    Ex. In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    Ex. They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    ----
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * entre estos se incluyen = amongst these are numbered.
    * incluir a Alguien = count + Pronombre + in.
    * incluir al final = append.
    * incluir anotaciones = annotate.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * incluir como tracing = trace.
    * incluir con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * incluir dentro de = fall into.
    * incluir en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir entre = go between.
    * incluir en una categoría = fall into + category.
    * incluir licencia de uso en sobre cerrado = shrink-wrap [shrinkwrap].
    * incluirlo todo = be all inclusive.
    * incluir referencias cruzadas = cross-reference.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * incluye = inclusive of.
    * incluyendo = counting.
    * que lo incluye todo = all-embracing.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * volver a incluir = reinstate.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <impuestos/gastos> to include

    $500 todo incluido — $500 all inclusive, all in

    b) <tema/sección> to include, contain
    2) (poner, agregar)
    a) ( en un grupo) to include

    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? — are we going to include all the staff?

    ¿te incluyo en la lista? — shall I put you on the list?

    b) ( en una carta) to enclose
    * * *
    = add, cover, embed [imbed, -USA], enclose, encompass, file, fit, give, include, inject, list, put in, put into, record, span, store, subsume, throw in, interpolate, embrace, design into, build in, register in, go under + Nombre, graft.

    Ex: An annotation is a note added to the title and/or other bibliographic information concerning a document, by way of comment or explanation.

    Ex: This started in 1980, and has around forty members who receive some support to cover telephone charges.
    Ex: String searching is a technique for locating a string of characters, even if it is embedded within a larger term.
    Ex: The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex: The classification schemes that have been considered so far are general bibliographic classification schemes in that they attempt to encompass all of knowledge.
    Ex: File boxes can be used and filed on shelves, if appropriate, interfiled with the books.
    Ex: One such method requires that each book has a magnetic strip inserted into the spine and a special exit door is fitted across which an electric signal is beamed.
    Ex: An abstract of a bibliography can be expected to note whether author affiliations are given = Es de esperar que el resumen de una bibliografía indique si se incluyen los lugares de trabajo de los autores.
    Ex: Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex: The abstractor injects his opinion and analysis.
    Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex: For those of you who are not familiar with OCLC and the way we work the data base is not a vast receptacle into which we throw any kind of record that anybody wants to put in.
    Ex: If the bibliographic record is found, it can be put into the system catalog immediately.
    Ex: Editors and compilers of editions of works are recorded together with the edition statement in the edition area = En en área de edición se incluyen los editores y compiladores de las ediciones de trabajos junto con la mención de edición.
    Ex: The shelflist itself had problems, since it consisted of cataloging practices that spanned some fifty years.
    Ex: The records in a computer data base are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: The fourth principle does not sanction subsuming saleswomen under salesmen.
    Ex: There is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex: A word should be interpolated here about `made-up' copies.
    Ex: The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex: User-friendliness is sometimes assumed rather than designed into any specific project.
    Ex: This agreement must build in incentives to participating libraries as well as methods of censuring those participants which do not fulfil their obligations to the other participating libraries in the network = Este acuerdo debe incorporar incentivos para las bibliotecas participantes así cómo la forma de llamarle la atención a aquellos participantes que no cumplan sus obligaciones con las otras bibliotecas de la red.
    Ex: Authors must register in their own name and not a pseudonym or maiden name under which the book may be written.
    Ex: In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    Ex: They are a core, a set of basic propositions, onto which are grafted a rich variety of other possibilities.
    * al incluirse en = on admission to.
    * entre estos se incluyen = amongst these are numbered.
    * incluir a Alguien = count + Pronombre + in.
    * incluir al final = append.
    * incluir anotaciones = annotate.
    * incluir a todo el mundo = inclusivity.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * incluir como tracing = trace.
    * incluir con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * incluir dentro de = fall into.
    * incluir en = lump + Nombre + into.
    * incluir en la búsqueda los términos relacionados = explode.
    * incluir en la lista de morosos = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir en la lista negra = blacklist [black-list].
    * incluir entre = go between.
    * incluir en una categoría = fall into + category.
    * incluir licencia de uso en sobre cerrado = shrink-wrap [shrinkwrap].
    * incluirlo todo = be all inclusive.
    * incluir referencias cruzadas = cross-reference.
    * incluir todas las posibilidades = run + the gamut.
    * incluye = inclusive of.
    * incluyendo = counting.
    * que lo incluye todo = all-embracing.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * volver a incluir = reinstate.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹impuestos/gastos› to include
    sin incluir los gastos exclusive of expenses
    $500 todo incluido $500 all inclusive o all in
    2 ‹tema/sección› to include, contain
    sus tareas incluyen la preparación del presupuesto her duties include preparing the budget
    B (poner, agregar)
    1 (en un grupo) to include
    ¿vamos a incluir a todo el personal? are we going to include all the staff?
    ¿te incluyo en la lista? shall I put you on the list?
    2 (en una carta) ‹cheque/folleto› to enclose
    * * *

     

    incluir ( conjugate incluir) verbo transitivo
    1 ( comprender)
    a)impuestos/gastos to include;

    $500 todo incluido $500 all inclusive o all in

    b)tema/sección to include, contain

    2 (poner, agregar)


    incluir verbo transitivo
    1 to include: inclúyelo en la lista, include him on the list
    2 (contener) to contain, comprise
    3 (adjuntar) to enclose
    ' incluir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comprender
    - descontar
    - encuadrar
    - incorporar
    - presupuestar
    English:
    count
    - count in
    - cover
    - embrace
    - exclude
    - include
    - incorporate
    - list
    - bed
    - excluding
    - including
    - inclusive
    - index
    - omit
    - slip
    - take
    * * *
    1. [comprender] to include;
    el precio incluye desayuno y cena en el hotel the price includes breakfast and evening meals at the hotel
    2. [adjuntar] to enclose
    3. [contener] to contain
    4. [poner]
    te he incluido en la lista de participantes I've included o put you on the list of participants;
    a mí no me incluyas count me out
    * * *
    v/t include; ( comprender) comprise
    * * *
    incluir {41} vt
    : to include
    * * *
    1. (en general) to include
    2. (adjuntar) to enclose

    Spanish-English dictionary > incluir

  • 12 juramento hipocrático

    m.
    Hippocratic oath.
    * * *
    (n.) = Hippocratic oath, the
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    * * *
    (n.) = Hippocratic oath, the

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * * *
    Hippocratic oath

    Spanish-English dictionary > juramento hipocrático

  • 13 malo

    adj.
    1 bad, wrong.
    2 bad, lousy, crummy, below par.
    3 bad, wicked, evil, ill.
    4 bad, rotten, crook, decayed.
    5 bad, out of order, out of service.
    m.
    1 bad one.
    2 bad guy, baddy.
    * * *
    1 bad
    ¡qué día tan malo hace! what dreadful weather!
    2 (malvado) wicked, evil
    3 (travieso) naughty
    ¡qué niño más malo! what a naughty child!
    4 (nocivo) harmful
    5 (enfermo) ill, sick
    7 (falso) false
    8 (difícil) difficult
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (en la ficción) baddy, villain
    ¿quién es el malo? who's the baddy?
    \
    de mala manera badly, rudely
    estar a malas con alguien to be on bad terms with somebody
    estar de malas (malhumorado) to be in a bad mood 2 (desafortunado) to be unlucky
    estar mala familiar to have one's period
    estar malo,-a familiar to be ill, US be sick
    lo malo es que... the trouble is that...
    ¡malo! bad news!
    cuando no mira a los ojos ¡malo! if he doesn't look you in the eye it's bad news
    poner malo,-a a alguien familiar to drive somebody mad
    ponerse malo,-a familiar to get ill, US get sick
    por las buenas o por las malas whether one likes it or not
    por las malas by force
    mala educación bad manners plural
    mala jugada dirty trick
    mala pasada dirty trick
    mala pata bad luck
    malos tratos ill-treatment
    mala voluntad ill will
    * * *
    1. (f. - mala)
    noun
    villain, bad person
    2. (f. - mala)
    adj.
    1) bad
    2) evil
    4) ill
    5) poor, cheap
    * * *
    malo, -a
    1. ADJ
    ( antes de sm sing mal)
    1) (=perjudicial) bad
    2) (=imperfecto) bad

    un chiste malísimo — a really bad joke, a terrible joke

    ni un(a) mal(a)..., no hay ni un mal bar para tomar algo — there isn't a single little bar where we can get a drink

    3) (=adverso) bad

    he tenido mala suerte — I've had bad luck, I've been unlucky

    -es tarde y no ha llamado -¡malo! — "it's late and she hasn't called" - "oh dear!"

    lo malo es que... — the trouble is (that)...

    pata 1., 6)
    4) (=desagradable) bad

    un olor muy maloa bad o nasty smell

    5) (=podrido)
    6) (=reprobable) wrong

    ¿qué tiene de malo? — what's wrong with that?

    ¿qué tiene de malo comer helados en invierno? — what's wrong with eating ice cream in winter?

    arte 2), idea 3), leche 10), lengua 1), manera 2), pasada 5), trato 4), uva 1)
    7) (=travieso) naughty

    ¡no seas malo! — don't be naughty!

    8) (=enfermo) ill
    9) (=inepto) bad
    10) (=difícil) hard, difficult

    es un animal malo de domesticarit's a hard o difficult animal to tame

    es muy malo de vencerhe's very hard o difficult to beat

    11)
    - venir de malas
    2.
    SM / F (=personaje) (Teat) villain; (Cine) baddie *
    3.
    SM

    el malo — (Rel) the Evil One, the Devil

    * * *
    I
    2) [ser] ( en calidad) < producto> bad, poor; <película/novela> bad
    3) [ser]
    a) ( incompetente) <alumno/actor> bad

    soy muy mala para los númerosI'm terrible o very bad with figures

    b) <padre/marido/amigo> bad
    4) [SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad

    qué mala suerte! — what bad luck!, how unlucky!

    lo malo es que... — the thing o trouble is that...

    estar de malas — ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood; ( desafortunado) (esp AmL) to be unlucky

    5) [ser] (inconveniente, perjudicial) <hábitos/lecturas> bad
    6) [SER] ( sin gracia) < chiste> bad
    7) [SER] ( desagradable) <olor/aliento> bad

    hace tan malo — (Esp) it's such horrible weather

    8) [estar] ( en mal estado) < alimento>

    el pescado/queso está malo — the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    9)
    a) (desmejorado, no saludable)

    tienes mala cara/mal aspecto — you don't look well

    b) [SER] (serio, grave) serious
    c) [estar] (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE)
    d) [ESTAR] (Esp fam & euf) < mujer>
    10) [ser] ( difícil)

    malo de + inf — difficult to + inf

    11) [ser] ( en sentido ético) < persona> nasty

    no seas mala, préstamelo — don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq)

    una mujer malaa wicked o an evil woman

    a la mala — (Chi fam)

    12) (Esp) ( uso enfático) (delante del n)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    * * *
    = bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], wrong, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.], naughty [naughtier -comp., naugtiest -sup.], villain, evil, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], lame.
    Ex. I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. In a conventional system, the omission of a punctuation mark or an abbreviation will not necessarily cause an entry to be filed in the wrong place, because humans can compensate for variations in spelling and punctuation.
    Ex. Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.
    Ex. He felt like a naughty school-boy.
    Ex. The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex. One teacher I knew used to poke his head round the door just at the end of the day and say something like, 'Tomorrow when we meet I am going to tell you about the evil magician,' and then he would disappear leaving us all agog.
    Ex. One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending ' crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
    Ex. Democrats are lame, feckless, timid, with no ideas, no vision, no message, and no future.
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    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * algo anda mal = something is amiss.
    * algo va mal = something is amiss.
    * andar mal = feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bicho malo = nasty piece of work.
    * caer mal = rub + Nombre + up the wrong way.
    * calcular mal = misjudge.
    * chiste malo = shaggy dog story.
    * citar mal = misquote.
    * comportarse mal = misbehave, act up.
    * comportarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * concebir mal = misconceive.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * corregir un mal = correct + a wrong.
    * creer que estar mal = feel + wrong.
    * dar de mala gana = begrudge, grudge.
    * dar mala impresión = look + bad.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * dejar un mal sabor de boca = leave + a bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * de mala calidad = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.].
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mala gana = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly.
    * de mala leche = like a bear with a sore head, in a foul mood.
    * de mala reputación = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mal aspecto = seedy [seedier -comp., seediest -sup.], nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].
    * de malas pulgas = in a grouch.
    * de mala uva = in a foul mood.
    * de mal carácter = ill-natured.
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * de mal gusto = in bad taste, distasteful, tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], unbecoming, tasteless, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], naff, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.].
    * de mal humor = crotchety.
    * de mal sabor = unbecoming.
    * de mal vivir = disreputable.
    * dentro de lo malo lo menos malo = the best of a bad lot.
    * diagnosticar mal = misdiagnose.
    * día malo = bad hair day.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * el cielo rojo al atardecer augura buen tiempo, el cielo rojo al amanecer aug = red sky at night, (shepherd/sailor)'s delight, red sky in the morning, (shepherd/sailor)'s warning.
    * en mala forma = in bad nick.
    * en malas condiciones = in poor condition, in bad condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * en mal estado = in bad condition, in poor condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * entender mal = misunderstand, misconceive, mishearing.
    * escuchar mal = mishearing.
    * estar mal = be wrong, feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * estar mal comunicado con = have + poor connections with.
    * estar mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * estar mal preparado = ill-prepared.
    * estar mal visto = frown on/upon.
    * estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * funcionar mal = malfunction.
    * gestionar mal = mismanage.
    * golpe de malasuerte = stroke of misfortune.
    * hablar mal de = speak out against, speak + ill of, say + nasty things about, slag + Nombre + off, slate, diss.
    * hacer sentir mal = make + Nombre + feel bad.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * ir mal = go + wrong.
    * ir mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * ir por mal camino = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * juzgar mal = misjudge, misconceive.
    * limpieza de malas hierbas = weeding.
    * llevar por el mal camino = lead + astray.
    * llevar por mal camino = mislead.
    * lo bueno y lo malo = the rights and wrongs.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mala administración = mismanagement.
    * mala aplicación = misapplication.
    * mala calidad = badness.
    * mala cizaña = rotten apple.
    * mala colocación = misplacement, misfiling.
    * mala colocación en los estantes = misshelving.
    * mala compañía = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods.
    * mala conducta = misconduct, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mala conducta científica = scientific misconduct.
    * mala decisión = bad judgement.
    * mal + Adjetivo = poorly + Adjetivo.
    * mala educación = impoliteness.
    * mala experiencia = horror story.
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mala fortuna = misfortune.
    * mala gestión = mismanagement.
    * mala hierba = weed, bad apple, rotten apple.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * mala intención = sinisterness, ill will.
    * mala interpretación = misinterpretation.
    * mala jugada = dirty trick.
    * mala leche = nastiness, bad blood.
    * mal aliento = bad breath.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mala pasada = dirty trick.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * mala racha económica = economic doldrums.
    * mala reputación = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mal armado = ill-armed.
    * mala salud = poor health.
    * mala semilla = bad seed.
    * malas experiencias = awful experience.
    * malas pulgas = ornery, grouchiness, grouch.
    * mala suerte = misfortune, mischance, bad luck, tough luck, hard luck, losing streak.
    * malas vibraciones = bad vibes.
    * mal atendido = ill-served.
    * mala tierra = poor soil.
    * mala vista = poor eyesight.
    * mala voluntad = ill will.
    * mal batido = badly-beaten.
    * mal comportamiento = misconduct, disruptive behaviour, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mal comportamiento científico = scientific misconduct.
    * mal concebido = ill-conceived.
    * mal configurado = misconfigured.
    * mal considerado = poorly-regarded.
    * mal cuidado = mishandling.
    * mal día = bad hair day.
    * mal digerido = ill-digested.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * mal emparejado = mismated.
    * mal enfocado = ill-adapted.
    * mal escrito = mistyped, ill-written, badly written.
    * mal estado = disrepair, state of disrepair.
    * mal estado de salud = poor health.
    * mal estructurado = ill-structured.
    * mal expresado = inarticulate.
    * mal formado = ill-trained.
    * mal formulado = badly formulated.
    * mal funcionamiento = malfunction, malfunctioning.
    * mal fundido = ill-cast.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * mal gusto = bad taste, tawdriness.
    * mal hecho para = ill suited to/for.
    * mal iluminado = badly-lit.
    * mal informado = ill-informed.
    * mal juicio = bad judgement.
    * mal llamado = ill-named.
    * mal menor = lesser evil.
    * malo del estómago = upset stomach.
    * malo, el = bad guy, the.
    * mal oído = poor hearing.
    * mal olor = stench.
    * mal ordenado en los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal ordenado los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal organizado = ill-structured.
    * malos, los = baddies, the.
    * malos tiempos = bad times.
    * malos tratos = mistreatment, battery, maltreatment, physical abuse.
    * malos tratos a la mujer = wife beating, wife battering, wife abuse.
    * mal pagado = low-paid, underpaid.
    * mal perdedor = sore loser, bad loser.
    * mal planeado = ill-planned.
    * mal preparado = ill-prepared, ill-equipped, ill-trained.
    * mal presentado = poorly presented.
    * mal provisto = poorly stocked.
    * mal remunerado = poorly paid, poorly remunerated.
    * mal retribuido = underpaid.
    * mal rollo = bad vibes.
    * mal sabor de boca = bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * mal social = societal ill.
    * mal surtido = poorly stocked.
    * mal trago = awful experience.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mal ventilado = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.].
    * manejar mal = mishandle.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * mirar con malos ojos = glower, scowl (at).
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that).
    * oír mal = mishearing.
    * para bien o para mal = for better or (for) worse, for good or (for) ill, for good or (for) evil.
    * para mal = for the worse.
    * pasarlo mal = have + a thin time, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * poner a mal tiempo buena cara = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * ponerse a malas con = run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * por la mala fortuna = by ill fate.
    * por la mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por las buenas o por las malas = by hook or by crook.
    * por mala fortuna = unfortunately, unhappily, sadly.
    * por mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by a stroke of bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por mal camino = astray.
    * portarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * quedar mal = lose + face.
    * que queda mal = ill-fitting.
    * quitarse una mala reputación = clean up + bad reputation.
    * racha de mala suerte = losing streak.
    * recibir mala prensa = acquire + a bad name.
    * reformar malos hábitos = reform + bad habits.
    * representar mal = misrepresent.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * se avecinan malos tiempos = hard times lie ahead.
    * sentirse mal = feel + bad, feel under + the weather, be under the weather, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse mal con Uno mismo = feel + wrong.
    * ser malo = be a joke, spell + bad news, make + poor + Nombre.
    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.
    * tener mala fama = hold in + disrepute.
    * tener mala fama por = be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener un mal concepto de Alguien = show + low regard for, give + low regard to.
    * tener un mal día = have + a bad day.
    * terminar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * tierra mala = poor soil.
    * traerse algo malo entre manos = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tratar mal = maltreat, manhandle.
    * usar mal = abuse, misuse.
    * * *
    I
    2) [ser] ( en calidad) < producto> bad, poor; <película/novela> bad
    3) [ser]
    a) ( incompetente) <alumno/actor> bad

    soy muy mala para los númerosI'm terrible o very bad with figures

    b) <padre/marido/amigo> bad
    4) [SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad

    qué mala suerte! — what bad luck!, how unlucky!

    lo malo es que... — the thing o trouble is that...

    estar de malas — ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood; ( desafortunado) (esp AmL) to be unlucky

    5) [ser] (inconveniente, perjudicial) <hábitos/lecturas> bad
    6) [SER] ( sin gracia) < chiste> bad
    7) [SER] ( desagradable) <olor/aliento> bad

    hace tan malo — (Esp) it's such horrible weather

    8) [estar] ( en mal estado) < alimento>

    el pescado/queso está malo — the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    9)
    a) (desmejorado, no saludable)

    tienes mala cara/mal aspecto — you don't look well

    b) [SER] (serio, grave) serious
    c) [estar] (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE)
    d) [ESTAR] (Esp fam & euf) < mujer>
    10) [ser] ( difícil)

    malo de + inf — difficult to + inf

    11) [ser] ( en sentido ético) < persona> nasty

    no seas mala, préstamelo — don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq)

    una mujer malaa wicked o an evil woman

    a la mala — (Chi fam)

    12) (Esp) ( uso enfático) (delante del n)
    II
    - la masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    * * *
    el malo
    (n.) = bad guy, the

    Ex: The author offers an interpretation of why in professional wrestling the bad guy is often victorious, by whatever means necessary including foul play.

    = bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], wrong, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.], naughty [naughtier -comp., naugtiest -sup.], villain, evil, crummy [crummier -comp., crummiest -sup.], lame.

    Ex: I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.

    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: In a conventional system, the omission of a punctuation mark or an abbreviation will not necessarily cause an entry to be filed in the wrong place, because humans can compensate for variations in spelling and punctuation.
    Ex: Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.
    Ex: He felt like a naughty school-boy.
    Ex: The father, Old Brightwell, curses his daughter, Jane, for preferring the love of the smooth-tongued villain, Grandley, to that of her own parents.
    Ex: One teacher I knew used to poke his head round the door just at the end of the day and say something like, 'Tomorrow when we meet I am going to tell you about the evil magician,' and then he would disappear leaving us all agog.
    Ex: One librarian bluntly wondered about the ethics of sending ' crummy looking books with information that is incorrect or obsolete to the needy (because) everyone should have access to good material'.
    Ex: Democrats are lame, feckless, timid, with no ideas, no vision, no message, and no future.
    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * algo anda mal = something is amiss.
    * algo va mal = something is amiss.
    * andar mal = feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * andar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * a veces las cosas salen mal = shit happens.
    * bastante malo = third rate [third-rate].
    * bicho malo = nasty piece of work.
    * caer mal = rub + Nombre + up the wrong way.
    * calcular mal = misjudge.
    * chiste malo = shaggy dog story.
    * citar mal = misquote.
    * comportarse mal = misbehave, act up.
    * comportarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * concebir mal = misconceive.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * control de las malas hierbas = weed control.
    * corregir un mal = correct + a wrong.
    * creer que estar mal = feel + wrong.
    * dar de mala gana = begrudge, grudge.
    * dar mala impresión = look + bad.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * dejar un mal sabor de boca = leave + a bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * de mala calidad = shabby [shabbier -comp., shabbiest -sup.].
    * de mala fama = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mala gana = reluctantly, grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly.
    * de mala leche = like a bear with a sore head, in a foul mood.
    * de mala reputación = of bad repute, notorious.
    * de mal aspecto = seedy [seedier -comp., seediest -sup.], nasty looking, shanky [shankier -comp., shankiest -sup.].
    * de malas pulgas = in a grouch.
    * de mala uva = in a foul mood.
    * de mal carácter = ill-natured.
    * de mal en peor = out of the fire and into the frying pan.
    * de mal genio = bad-tempered, grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], curmudgeonly, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, shrewish, short-tempered, ill-natured.
    * de mal gusto = in bad taste, distasteful, tawdry [tawdrier -comp., tawdriest -sup.], unbecoming, tasteless, tacky [tackier -comp., tackiest -sup.], naff, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.].
    * de mal humor = crotchety.
    * de mal sabor = unbecoming.
    * de mal vivir = disreputable.
    * dentro de lo malo lo menos malo = the best of a bad lot.
    * diagnosticar mal = misdiagnose.
    * día malo = bad hair day.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * el cielo rojo al atardecer augura buen tiempo, el cielo rojo al amanecer aug = red sky at night, (shepherd/sailor)'s delight, red sky in the morning, (shepherd/sailor)'s warning.
    * en mala forma = in bad nick.
    * en malas condiciones = in poor condition, in bad condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * en mal estado = in bad condition, in poor condition, in bad shape, in poor shape, in bad nick.
    * entender mal = misunderstand, misconceive, mishearing.
    * escuchar mal = mishearing.
    * estar mal = be wrong, feel under + the weather, be under the weather.
    * estar mal comunicado con = have + poor connections with.
    * estar mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * estar mal preparado = ill-prepared.
    * estar mal visto = frown on/upon.
    * estar tramando algo malo = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * funcionar mal = malfunction.
    * gestionar mal = mismanage.
    * golpe de malasuerte = stroke of misfortune.
    * hablar mal de = speak out against, speak + ill of, say + nasty things about, slag + Nombre + off, slate, diss.
    * hacer sentir mal = make + Nombre + feel bad.
    * ir de mal en peor = go from + bad to worse.
    * ir mal = go + wrong.
    * ir mal encaminado = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * ir por mal camino = be on the wrong track, be headed down the wrong track.
    * juzgar mal = misjudge, misconceive.
    * limpieza de malas hierbas = weeding.
    * llevar por el mal camino = lead + astray.
    * llevar por mal camino = mislead.
    * lo bueno y lo malo = the rights and wrongs.
    * lo que está bien y lo que está mal = rights and wrongs.
    * lo uno es tan malo como lo otro = one is as bad as the other.
    * mala administración = mismanagement.
    * mala aplicación = misapplication.
    * mala calidad = badness.
    * mala cizaña = rotten apple.
    * mala colocación = misplacement, misfiling.
    * mala colocación en los estantes = misshelving.
    * mala compañía = bad apple, rotten apple, damaged goods.
    * mala conducta = misconduct, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mala conducta científica = scientific misconduct.
    * mala decisión = bad judgement.
    * mal + Adjetivo = poorly + Adjetivo.
    * mala educación = impoliteness.
    * mala experiencia = horror story.
    * mala fama = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mala fortuna = misfortune.
    * mala gestión = mismanagement.
    * mala hierba = weed, bad apple, rotten apple.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * mala intención = sinisterness, ill will.
    * mala interpretación = misinterpretation.
    * mala jugada = dirty trick.
    * mala leche = nastiness, bad blood.
    * mal aliento = bad breath.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mala pasada = dirty trick.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * mala racha económica = economic doldrums.
    * mala reputación = ill-repute, bad repute, bad reputation, ill reputation.
    * mal armado = ill-armed.
    * mala salud = poor health.
    * mala semilla = bad seed.
    * malas experiencias = awful experience.
    * malas pulgas = ornery, grouchiness, grouch.
    * mala suerte = misfortune, mischance, bad luck, tough luck, hard luck, losing streak.
    * malas vibraciones = bad vibes.
    * mal atendido = ill-served.
    * mala tierra = poor soil.
    * mala vista = poor eyesight.
    * mala voluntad = ill will.
    * mal batido = badly-beaten.
    * mal comportamiento = misconduct, disruptive behaviour, misbehaviour [misbehavior, -USA].
    * mal comportamiento científico = scientific misconduct.
    * mal concebido = ill-conceived.
    * mal configurado = misconfigured.
    * mal considerado = poorly-regarded.
    * mal cuidado = mishandling.
    * mal día = bad hair day.
    * mal digerido = ill-digested.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * mal emparejado = mismated.
    * mal enfocado = ill-adapted.
    * mal escrito = mistyped, ill-written, badly written.
    * mal estado = disrepair, state of disrepair.
    * mal estado de salud = poor health.
    * mal estructurado = ill-structured.
    * mal expresado = inarticulate.
    * mal formado = ill-trained.
    * mal formulado = badly formulated.
    * mal funcionamiento = malfunction, malfunctioning.
    * mal fundido = ill-cast.
    * mal genio = bile, short temper.
    * mal gusto = bad taste, tawdriness.
    * mal hecho para = ill suited to/for.
    * mal iluminado = badly-lit.
    * mal informado = ill-informed.
    * mal juicio = bad judgement.
    * mal llamado = ill-named.
    * mal menor = lesser evil.
    * malo del estómago = upset stomach.
    * malo, el = bad guy, the.
    * mal oído = poor hearing.
    * mal olor = stench.
    * mal ordenado en los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal ordenado los estantes = misshelved.
    * mal organizado = ill-structured.
    * malos, los = baddies, the.
    * malos tiempos = bad times.
    * malos tratos = mistreatment, battery, maltreatment, physical abuse.
    * malos tratos a la mujer = wife beating, wife battering, wife abuse.
    * mal pagado = low-paid, underpaid.
    * mal perdedor = sore loser, bad loser.
    * mal planeado = ill-planned.
    * mal preparado = ill-prepared, ill-equipped, ill-trained.
    * mal presentado = poorly presented.
    * mal provisto = poorly stocked.
    * mal remunerado = poorly paid, poorly remunerated.
    * mal retribuido = underpaid.
    * mal rollo = bad vibes.
    * mal sabor de boca = bad taste in + Posesivo + mouth.
    * mal social = societal ill.
    * mal surtido = poorly stocked.
    * mal trago = awful experience.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mal ventilado = stuffy [stuffier -comp., stuffies -sup.].
    * manejar mal = mishandle.
    * más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer = better the devil you know (than the devil you don't).
    * mirar con malos ojos = glower, scowl (at).
    * muy mal tiempo = severe weather.
    * no + haber + nada malo en = there + be + nothing wrong in/with.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = to every cloud, there is a silver lining.
    * no hay mal que por bien no venga = every cloud has a silver lining, be a blessing in disguise.
    * no salir mal parado por = be none the worse for (that).
    * oír mal = mishearing.
    * para bien o para mal = for better or (for) worse, for good or (for) ill, for good or (for) evil.
    * para mal = for the worse.
    * pasarlo mal = have + a thin time, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasarlo muy mal = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * poner a mal tiempo buena cara = keep + Posesivo + chin up.
    * ponerse a malas con = run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * por la mala fortuna = by ill fate.
    * por la mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por las buenas o por las malas = by hook or by crook.
    * por mala fortuna = unfortunately, unhappily, sadly.
    * por mala suerte = by ill luck, by bad luck, by a stroke of bad luck, by ill fate.
    * por mal camino = astray.
    * portarse muy mal con = be rotten to.
    * quedar mal = lose + face.
    * que queda mal = ill-fitting.
    * quitarse una mala reputación = clean up + bad reputation.
    * racha de mala suerte = losing streak.
    * recibir mala prensa = acquire + a bad name.
    * reformar malos hábitos = reform + bad habits.
    * representar mal = misrepresent.
    * salir horriblemente mal = go + horribly wrong.
    * salir mal = go + wrong, go + awry, misfire, backfire.
    * se avecinan malos tiempos = hard times lie ahead.
    * sentirse mal = feel + bad, feel under + the weather, be under the weather, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse mal con Uno mismo = feel + wrong.
    * ser malo = be a joke, spell + bad news, make + poor + Nombre.
    * si mal no + Pronombre + acordarse = to the best of + Posesivo + recollection.
    * tener mala fama = hold in + disrepute.
    * tener mala fama por = be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener un mal concepto de Alguien = show + low regard for, give + low regard to.
    * tener un mal día = have + a bad day.
    * terminar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * tiempo muy malo = severe weather.
    * tierra mala = poor soil.
    * traerse algo malo entre manos = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tratar mal = maltreat, manhandle.
    * usar mal = abuse, misuse.

    * * *
    malo1 -la
    [ The form mal is used before masculine singular nouns. mal2 (↑ mal (2)) ]
    A [ SER] (en calidad) ‹producto› bad, poor; ‹película/novela› bad
    la tela es de mala calidad the material is poor quality
    tiene mala ortografía her spelling is bad o poor, she's a bad o poor speller
    más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)
    B [ SER]
    1 (incompetente) ‹alumno/actor› bad
    soy muy mala para los números I'm terrible o very bad with figures
    2 ‹padre/marido/amigo› bad
    C [ SER] (desfavorable, adverso) bad
    ¡qué mala suerte! what bad luck!, how unlucky!
    la obra tuvo mala crítica the play got bad reviews
    están en mala situación económica they're going through hard times
    lo malo es que va a haber mucho tráfico the only thing o trouble o problem is that there'll be a lot of traffic
    en las malas ( AmS): un amigo no te abandona en las malas a friend doesn't abandon you when things are tough o when times are bad
    estar de malas (de mal humor) ( fam) to be in a bad mood; (desafortunado) ( esp AmL) to be unlucky
    por las malas unwillingly
    vas a tener que hacerlo, ya sea por las buenas o por las malas you'll have to do it whether you like it or not
    D [ SER] (inconveniente, perjudicial) ‹hábitos/lecturas› bad
    llegas en mal momento you've come at an awkward o a bad moment
    es malo tomar tanto sol it's not good to sunbathe so much
    E [ SER] (sin gracia) ‹chiste› bad
    F [ SER]
    1 (desagradable) ‹olor/aliento› bad
    hace un día muy malo it's a horrible day
    nos hizo mal tiempo we had bad weather
    hace tan malo ( Esp); it's such horrible weather, the weather's so horrible
    2 ( Chi fam) (feo) ugly
    G [ ESTAR] (en mal estado) ‹alimento›
    ese pescado/queso está malo that fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off ( BrE)
    H
    1
    (desmejorado, no saludable): tienes mal aspecto you don't look very well
    tienes mala cara you don't look well
    yo le veo muy mal color he looks terribly pale to me
    2 [ SER] (serio, grave) serious
    fue una mala caída it was a bad fall
    no tiene nada malo it's nothing serious
    3 [ ESTAR] (Esp, Méx fam) (enfermo) sick ( AmE), ill ( BrE)
    el pobre está malito the poor thing's not very well ( colloq)
    4 [ ESTAR]
    ( Esp fam euf) ‹mujer› estoy mala I've got my period, it's the time of the month ( colloq euph)
    me he puesto mala my period's started
    I [ SER] (difícil) malo DE + INF difficult to + INF
    esta tela es mala de planchar this material is difficult to iron
    es muy malo de convencer he's very difficult o hard to persuade, it's very difficult o hard to persuade him
    Sentido II [ SER] (en sentido ético) ‹persona›
    ¡qué malo eres con tu hermano! you're really horrible o nasty to your brother
    no seas mala, préstamelo don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me ( colloq)
    una mala mujer a loose woman
    es una mujer muy mala she's a wicked o an evil woman
    a la mala ( Chi fam): se lo quitaron a la mala they did him out of it ( colloq)
    pasó la cámara a la mala she sneaked the camera through ( colloq)
    un ataque a la mala a sneak attack
    no nos ofrecieron ni un mal café they didn't even offer us a (lousy) cup of coffee
    no había ni una mala silla para sentarse there wasn't a single damn chair to sit on ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    feminine weed
    ( Esp): tiene muy maloa idea she's a nasty character o a nasty piece of work ( colloq)
    lo hizo a or con maloa idea he did it deliberately o to be nasty, he did it knowing it would hurt ( o cause trouble etc)
    lo hizo con maloa leche (Esp, Méx, Ven); he did it deliberately o to be nasty, he did it knowing it would hurt ( o cause trouble etc)
    está de maloa leche ( Esp); she's in a foul mood ( colloq)
    ¡qué maloa leche, se ha puesto a llover! ( Esp); what a drag! it's started raining ( colloq)
    feminine ( esp AmL) rude o dirty word
    feminine dirty trick
    me hizo or jugó una maloa pasada she played a dirty trick on me
    los nervios me jugaron una maloa pasada my nerves got the better of me
    feminine ( fam); bad luck
    hacerse maloa sangre to get worked up ( colloq), to get into a state ( colloq)
    fpl guile, cunning
    todo lo ha conseguido con maloas artes she's got everything she has by guile o through cunning
    fpl ( fam):
    dicen las maloas lenguas que … rumor* has it that …, there's a rumor* o there are rumors* going around that …, people are saying that …
    mpl bad o impure thoughts (pl)
    mpl (a persona, animal) maltreatment, ill-treatment; (a un niño, mujer) physical abuse, battery
    malos tratos a menores or a la infancia child abuse
    malo2 -la
    masculine, feminine
    ( leng infantil or hum); baddy ( colloq)
    uno de los malos one of the baddies o bad guys
    * * *

     

    malo
    ◊ -la adjetivo [The form mal is used before masculine singular nouns]

    1
    a) [ser] ( en general) bad;


    un mal amigo a bad friend;
    una mala caída a bad fall;
    soy muy malo para los números I'm very bad with figures;
    ¡qué mala suerte or (fam) pata! what bad luck!, how unlucky!;
    lo malo es que … the thing o trouble is that …;
    las malas compañías bad company;
    mala hierba weed;
    malos tratos ill-treatment;
    es malo tomar tanto sol it's not good to sunbathe so much;
    tienes mala cara or mal aspecto you don't look well
    b)calidad/visibilidad poor;


    estar de malas ( de mal humor) (fam) to be in a bad mood;

    ( con mala suerte) (esp AmL) to be unlucky;
    más vale malo conocido que bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)

    2 [ser] ‹ persona› ( en sentido ético) nasty;
    ( travieso) naughty;
    ¡qué malo eres con tu hermano! you're really horrible o nasty to your brother;

    no seas mala, préstamelo don't be mean o rotten, lend it to me (colloq);
    una mala mujer a loose woman;
    una mujer mala a wicked o an evil woman;
    lo hizo a or con mala idea he did it deliberately o to be nasty;
    mala palabra (esp AmL) rude o dirty word;
    dicen las malas lenguas que … (fam) there's a rumor going around that …, people are saying that …;
    hacerse mala sangre to get upset;
    ver tb leche 3
    3 [estar]
    a) ( en mal estado) ‹ alimento›:

    el pescado/queso está malo the fish/cheese has gone bad, that fish/cheese is off (BrE)

    b) (Esp, Méx fam) ( enfermo) sick (AmE), ill (BrE);


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (leng infantil o hum) baddy (colloq)
    malo,-a
    I adjetivo mal
    1 bad: he tenido un día muy malo, I've had a bad day
    2 (perverso) wicked, bad
    (desobediente, travieso) naughty: es una mala persona, he's wicked
    préstame el coche, no seas malo, lend me your car, don't be so mean
    3 (espectáculo, libro, etc) bad, poor: es un argumento muy malo, it's a feeble argument
    4 (dañino) harmful: es malo para ti que él lo sepa, it's bad for you that he knows it
    tenemos que arrancar las malas hierbas, we'll have to pull out the weeds
    5 (enfermo) ill, sick
    6 (alimentos) rotten: se puso mala la carne, the meat went bad
    II m,f fam el malo, the baddy o villain
    ♦ Locuciones: estar de malas, to be in a bad mood
    por las malas, by force
    ' malo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abominable
    - ínfima
    - ínfimo
    - mal
    - mala
    - peor
    - quina
    - redundar
    - santita
    - santito
    - antología
    - chimbo
    - en
    - endiablado
    - fatal
    - fondo
    - igualmente
    - pata
    - pichanga
    - sangre
    English:
    abominable
    - abysmal
    - bad
    - baddy
    - devil
    - evil
    - good
    - half
    - ill
    - lean
    - low
    - mean
    - nasty
    - off
    - poor
    - rotten
    - shocking
    - spiteful
    - thick
    - up
    - villain
    - wicked
    - wrong
    - your
    - corny
    - crummy
    - indulgence
    - lame
    - naughty
    - paltry
    - ropey
    - severe
    - trashy
    - unkind
    * * *
    malo, -a Mal is used instead of malo before singular masculine nouns (e.g. un mal ejemplo a bad example). The comparative form of malo (= worse) is peor, the superlative forms (= the worst) are el peor (masculine) and la peor (feminine).
    adj
    1. [perjudicial, grave] bad;
    traigo malas noticias I have some bad news;
    es malo para el hígado it's bad for your liver;
    ¿es algo malo, doctor? is it serious, doctor?;
    una mala caída a nasty fall
    2. [sin calidad, sin aptitudes] poor, bad;
    una mala novela/actriz a bad novel/actress;
    tiene muy malas notas her Br marks o US grades are very poor o bad;
    ser de mala calidad to be poor quality;
    este material/producto es muy malo this material/product is very poor quality;
    soy muy malo para la música I'm no good at o very bad at music;
    Hum
    es más malo que hecho de encargo [producto, jugador] he's/it's truly awful o as bad as they come;
    más vale lo malo conocido que lo bueno por conocer better the devil you know (than the devil you don't)
    3. [inapropiado, adverso] bad;
    fue una mala decisión it was a bad decision;
    he dormido en mala postura I slept in a funny position;
    es mala señal it's a bad sign;
    lo malo es que… the problem is (that)…;
    disparó con la pierna mala y metió gol he shot with his weaker foot and scored;
    tener mala suerte to be unlucky;
    ¡qué mala suerte! how unlucky!
    Am mala palabra swearword
    4. [malvado] wicked, evil;
    es muy mala persona she's a really nasty person;
    tiene muy mala intención he's very spiteful;
    eso sólo lo haría un mal amigo it's a poor friend who would do a thing like that;
    ¡mira que eres malo, criticarla así! it's not very nice of you to criticize her like that!;
    anda, no seas malo y déjame que vaya go on, don't be mean, let me go
    5. [travieso] naughty;
    ¡no seas malo y obedece! be good and do as I say!;
    el crío está muy malo últimamente the child has been very naughty recently
    6. [enfermo] ill, sick;
    estar/ponerse malo to be/fall ill;
    tiene a su padre malo her father's ill;
    poner malo a alguien to drive sb mad;
    me pongo mala cada vez que la veo I get mad every time I see her
    7. [desagradable] bad;
    esta herida tiene mal aspecto this wound looks nasty;
    mal tiempo bad weather;
    hace mal tiempo the weather's bad;
    Esp
    está muy malo el día it's a horrible day, it's not a very nice day
    8. [podrido, pasado] bad, off, spoiled;
    la fruta está mala the fruit is bad o spoiled;
    la fruta se ha puesto mala the fruit has gone bad o Br gone off
    9. [uso enfático]
    ni un mal trozo de pan not even a crust of bread;
    no había ni un mal supermercado en el pueblo there wasn't a single supermarket to be found in the village
    10. [difícil]
    el asunto es malo de entender the matter is hard o difficult to understand;
    una lesión muy mala de curar an injury that won't heal easily
    11. Esp Fam Euf [con la menstruación]
    estar/ponerse mala to be on/start one's period
    nm,f
    el malo, la mala [en cine] the villain, the baddy
    interj
    cuando nadie se queja, ¡malo! it's a bad sign when nobody complains
    malas nfpl
    está o [m5] se ha puesto a malas con él she's fallen out with him;
    estar de malas to be in a bad mood;
    por las malas [a la fuerza] by force;
    lo vas a hacer, aunque tenga que ser por las malas you're going to do it, whether you like it or not;
    por las malas es de temer she's a fearful sight when she's angry;
    Am
    estar o [m5] andar de malas to be having a hard time;
    Andes, CSur
    en las malas [de mal humor] in a bad mood;
    los amigos no te abandonan en las malas friends don't let you down when things get bad
    * * *
    I adj
    1 bad
    2 calidad poor
    3 ( enfermo) sick, ill;
    ponerse malo get sick, fall ill
    4
    :
    por las buenas o por las malas whether he/she etc likes it or not;
    estar de malas be in a bad mood;
    por las malas by force;
    andar a malas con alguien be on bad terms with s.o.;
    lo malo es que unfortunately
    II m hum
    bad guy, baddy
    * * *
    1) : bad
    mala suerte: bad luck
    2) : wicked, naughty
    3) : cheap, poor (quality)
    4) : harmful
    malo para la salud: bad for one's health
    5) (using the form mal) : unwell
    estar mal del corazón: to have heart trouble
    6)
    estar de malas : to be in a bad mood
    malo, -la n
    : villain, bad guy (in novels, movies, etc.)
    * * *
    malo1 adj
    1. (en general) bad [comp. worse; superl. worst]
    2. (travieso) naughty [comp. naughtier; superl. naughtiest]
    3. (enfermo) ill [comp. worse; superl. worst]
    4. (pasado) off
    5. (malvado) evil
    ser malo en/para algo to be bad at something
    malo2 n villain

    Spanish-English dictionary > malo

  • 14 médico1

    1 = clinician, MD (Medical Doctor), physician, doctor, medical practitioner, healer, medical doctor.
    Ex. A study was designed to address this question, particularly as applied to clinicians and user-friendly search software package such as Grateful Med.
    Ex. This article outlines the steps taken by the library to meet the accrediation standards of the Liason Committee for Medical Education for a full 4 year MD granting institution.
    Ex. The results indicate that physicians vary in their information needs, preferences, motivations, and strategies for seeking information.
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    Ex. To fulfil their potential, librarians must articulate and act upon a vision that involves them more fully in the work of faculty, researchers, and medical practitioners.
    Ex. Just why a patient should trust a particular healer is a question that has not been adequately explored in the literature on healing.
    Ex. The results show clearly that occupational prestige does not depend upon salary or money factors (teaching being ranked second only to medical doctor).
    ----
    * consulta de médico = doctor's surgery.
    * médico de cabecera = general practitioner (GP), family practitioner, family doctor.
    * médico de familia = family practitioner, general practitioner (GP), family doctor.
    * médico de hospital = hospital physician.
    * médico forense = coroner.
    * médico residente = house physician, doctor in residence.
    * paramédico = paramedical [para-medical].

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  • 15 negativo2

    2 = bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], minus, negative, disruptive, destructive.
    Ex. I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. Here the date the amount was changed, the amount of the change, either plus or minus, and the user number of the person making the change are shown.
    Ex. When the amount is negative, the vendor owes the library the money.
    Ex. The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex. The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    ----
    * consecuencia negativa = blowback.
    * de forma negativa = in a negative light.
    * de manera negativa = in a negative light.
    * efecto negativo = chilling effect, blowback.
    * energía negativa = bad vibes.
    * eugenesia negativa = negative eugenics.
    * imagen negativa = negative image.
    * impacto negativo = negative impact.
    * los efectos negativos se están dejando sentir ahora = chickens come home to roost.
    * reacción negativa = negative reaction.
    * repercusión negativa = backlash.
    * saldo negativo = debit.
    * sentimientos negativos = grinding of teeth.

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  • 16 peluquería de caballeros

    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * * *
    barber’s, gentlemen’s hairdresser’s

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  • 17 peluquería de hombres

    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    Spanish-English dictionary > peluquería de hombres

  • 18 perjudicial

    adj.
    harmful.
    * * *
    1 harmful
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ damaging, harmful, detrimental frm
    2.
    SM Méx ** secret policeman
    * * *
    adjetivo damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml)
    * * *
    = adverse, bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], detrimental, damaging, harmful, crippling, prejudicial, disruptive, destructive, deleterious, untoward.
    Ex. An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.
    Ex. I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex. But the proposal to enter all serials under their titles, while obviously easier to apply, is equally detrimental to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex. Potentially as damaging are errors that result from poor editing and proofreading.
    Ex. These multiple-concept terms yield greater precision, but are associated with a rather larger indexing language and a higher likelihood of harmful scatter.
    Ex. Can we avoid racism, sexism and the crippling effects of other forms of prejudicial stereotyping without recourse to censorship?.
    Ex. Decentralisation of corporate libraries into smaller units can be prejudicial to the technical and market development in the company.
    Ex. The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex. The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex. This article attempts to show the influence of man on the beneficial or deleterious use of information.
    Ex. Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
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    * efecto perjudicial = harmful effect.
    * hacer que sea perjudicial para = render + detrimental to.
    * perjudicial para = injurious to.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * perjudicial para el medioambiente = environmentally-damaging.
    * * *
    adjetivo damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml)
    * * *
    = adverse, bad [worse -comp., worst -sup.], detrimental, damaging, harmful, crippling, prejudicial, disruptive, destructive, deleterious, untoward.

    Ex: An increase in recall tends to have an adverse effect on another measure of performance, precision -- as recall is increased precision is lowered.

    Ex: I'm not saying that it is bad, but it is a real difference of interest between the needs and purposes of research libraries and the public libraries, and I would also throw in the school and almost certainly junior college libraries.
    Ex: But the proposal to enter all serials under their titles, while obviously easier to apply, is equally detrimental to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex: Potentially as damaging are errors that result from poor editing and proofreading.
    Ex: These multiple-concept terms yield greater precision, but are associated with a rather larger indexing language and a higher likelihood of harmful scatter.
    Ex: Can we avoid racism, sexism and the crippling effects of other forms of prejudicial stereotyping without recourse to censorship?.
    Ex: Decentralisation of corporate libraries into smaller units can be prejudicial to the technical and market development in the company.
    Ex: The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex: The Archives are located in an area that experiences severe air pollution and levels of ozone that are very destructive to paper and parchment.
    Ex: This article attempts to show the influence of man on the beneficial or deleterious use of information.
    Ex: Efforts to destigmatize euthanasia or even encourage it for some groups may have the untoward effect of promoting suicide in other groups.
    * efecto perjudicial = harmful effect.
    * hacer que sea perjudicial para = render + detrimental to.
    * perjudicial para = injurious to.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * perjudicial para el medioambiente = environmentally-damaging.

    * * *
    damaging, harmful, detrimental ( frml)
    el alcohol y el tabaco son perjudiciales para la salud alcohol and tobacco are harmful o damaging o detrimental to your health
    esta sequía es muy perjudicial para el campo this drought is very bad for agriculture o is seriously damaging agriculture
    resultaría perjudicial para la economía it would be damaging o prejudicial to the economy
    * * *

    perjudicial adjetivo [ser] damaging, harmful, detrimental (frml);
    perjudicial para algo/algn damaging o harmful o detrimental to sth/sb
    perjudicial adjetivo damaging, harmful: esa amistad es perjudicial para ti, that friendship is bad for you
    ' perjudicial' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fatal
    - costar
    - demasía
    English:
    damaging
    - detrimental
    - disruptive
    - harmful
    - injurious
    - damage
    - untoward
    * * *
    harmful ( para to);
    el exceso de colesterol es perjudicial para la salud too much cholesterol is damaging to your health;
    * * *
    adj harmful, damaging;
    perjudicial para la salud harmful to one’s health
    * * *
    : harmful, detrimental
    * * *
    perjudicial adj bad / harmful

    Spanish-English dictionary > perjudicial

  • 19 ritmo del cambio

    (n.) = rate of change, pace of change
    Ex. This situation is unlikely to stabilize; indeed the rate of change will almost certainly continue to accelerate.
    Ex. In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.
    * * *
    (n.) = rate of change, pace of change

    Ex: This situation is unlikely to stabilize; indeed the rate of change will almost certainly continue to accelerate.

    Ex: In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ritmo del cambio

  • 20 ser contraproducente

    (n.) = defeat + Posesivo + purpose, blowback
    Ex. Objectives are the basis of 'control' in the first sense; but they must never become the basis of 'control' in the second, for this would defeat their purpose.
    Ex. If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.
    * * *
    (n.) = defeat + Posesivo + purpose, blowback

    Ex: Objectives are the basis of 'control' in the first sense; but they must never become the basis of 'control' in the second, for this would defeat their purpose.

    Ex: If we inflict great misery on innocent people in the Middle East, there will almost certainly be what the CIA refers to as ' blowback' -- unintended negative consequences of our actions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser contraproducente

См. также в других словарях:

  • almost certainly — index high probability Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • almost — adverb very nearly but not completely: We ve almost finished. | We stayed there for almost a week. | almost every: They sold almost everything. | almost all: Almost all the children here speak two languages. | an almost impossible task | wines… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • almost — al|most [ ɔlmoust ] adverb *** nearly but not completely: Are you ready? Almost! I m just putting my shoes on. It s almost a year since she died. The baby s almost walking now. almost all: Almost all of the students here are from South America.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • almost */*/*/ — UK [ˈɔːlməʊst] / US [ˈɔlmoʊst] adverb nearly but not completely Are you ready? Almost! I m just putting my shoes on. It s almost a year since she died. The baby s almost walking now. almost all: Almost all of the students here are from South… …   English dictionary

  • certainly — cer|tain|ly W1S1 [ˈsə:tnli US ˈsə:r ] adv [sentence adverb] 1.) without any doubt = ↑definitely ▪ I certainly never expected to become a writer. ▪ They re certainly not mine. it is certainly true/possible etc ▪ It is certainly true that there are …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • certainly — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)t(ə)nli[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADV GRADED: ADV with cl/group (emphasis) You use certainly to emphasize what you are saying when you are making a statement. The public is certainly getting tired of hearing about it... The bombs are almost certainly …   English dictionary

  • almost - nearly — ◊ used to modify adjectives and noun groups Almost and nearly both mean not completely or not quite . They are usually used in front of adjectives or noun groups. The hay was almost ready for cutting. We re nearly ready now. I spent almost a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • almost — al|most W1S1 [ˈo:lməust US ˈo:lmoust, o:lˈmoust] adv [: Old English; Origin: ealmAst, from eall all + mAst mostly ] nearly, but not completely or not quite ▪ Have you almost finished? ▪ Supper s almost ready. ▪ It was almost midnight. ▪ Almost… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • almost — [[t]ɔ͟ːlmoʊst[/t]] ♦ ADV: ADV group, ADV before v You use almost to indicate that something is not completely the case but is nearly the case. The couple had been dating for almost three years... Storms have been hitting almost all of Britain… …   English dictionary

  • in all likelihood — almost certainly In all likelihood the vase was made in the seventeenth century …   English dictionary

  • most likely — probably, almost certainly …   English contemporary dictionary

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