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  • 181 eliminar

    v.
    to eliminate.
    El líquido eliminó las manchas The liquid eliminated the stains.
    El mafioso eliminó al testigo The mobster eliminated the witness.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to eliminate, exclude
    2 (esperanzas, miedos, etc) to get rid of, cast aside
    3 familiar (matar) to kill, eliminate
    * * *
    verb
    3) kill
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=hacer desaparecer) [+ mancha, obstáculo] to remove, get rid of; [+ residuos] to dispose of; [+ pobreza] to eliminate, eradicate; [+ posibilidad] to rule out

    eliminar un directorio — (Inform) to remove o delete a directory

    2) [+ concursante, deportista] to knock out, eliminate

    fueron eliminados de la competiciónthey were knocked out of o eliminated from the competition

    3) euf (=matar) to eliminate, do away with *
    4) [+ incógnita] to eliminate
    5) (Fisiol) to eliminate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < obstáculo> to remove; < párrafo> to delete, remove
    b) < candidato> to eliminate; (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)
    d) < residuos> to dispose of
    2) <toxinas/grasas> to eliminate
    3) (Mat) < incógnita> to eliminate
    * * *
    = abort, cut off, delete, detach, disband, discard, dispose of, do away with, eliminate, eradicate, erase, erode, kill, obviate, purge, remove, rid, suppress, take out, withdraw, screen out, retire, squeeze out, decrement, dispel, weed out, axe [ax, -USA], abolish, pare out, chop off, excise, obliterate, scrap, take off, expunge, cut out, put to + rest, sweep away, root out, nix, drive out, deselect, strip away, roll back, efface, cashier, clear out, weed, sunset, stomp + Nombre + out, zap, take + Nombre + out.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. The only way to solve these problems is either to revise your catalog in its totality or to cut it off.
    Ex. Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex. The words from the deleted abstract in the abstract word file will be detached when DOBIS/LIBIS is not busy with other work.
    Ex. With the completion of the draft in 1983, the Working Group on an International Authority System was officially disbanded.
    Ex. The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex. List and describe the steps involved in withdrawing and disposing of books which are no longer required.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS does away with the multiplicity of files and catalogs.
    Ex. Obviously, computers and the use of notation in computerised systems may place additional constraints upon the nature of the notation, or may eliminate the need to consider some of the characteristics below.
    Ex. In this instance links would be insufficient to eradicate the false drop.
    Ex. Pressing the delete key erases a characters without leaving a blank space.
    Ex. These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex. He was looking for the book 'Flowers and Bullets and Freedom to kill' = Estaba buscando el libro "Flores, balas y libertad para matar".
    Ex. The intercalation of (41-4) after 329 obviates this function.
    Ex. The system requests the number of the borrower and then purges that borrower's name and number from its files.
    Ex. Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex. This function can be used to rid access-point files of unused entries.
    Ex. It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex. A scheme should allow reduction, to take out subjects and their subdivisions which are no longer used.
    Ex. Thus, all cards corresponding to documents covering 'Curricula' are withdrawn from the pack.
    Ex. Most journals rely for a substantial part of their income on advertisements; how would advertisers view the prospect of being selectively screened out by readers?.
    Ex. This article stresses the importance for libraries of making current informationav ailable on AIDS, and of retiring out-of-date information on the subject.
    Ex. Subjects not in the core of major employment areas are likely to be squeezed out of the standard curriculum.
    Ex. Document terms absent from the original query were decremented.
    Ex. But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex. Information services administrators expect library schools to uphold admission standards and weed out unsuitable candidates.
    Ex. 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex. Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex. Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex. Others chop off old records to remain within the limits of 680 MB.
    Ex. Once a new digitized system has been introduced irrelevancies and redundant features can more easily be seen and excised.
    Ex. Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex. This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex. In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex. Careful investigation by the library board of the possibilities inherent in system membership usually puts to rest preconceived fears.
    Ex. Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex. Libraries should root out unproductive and obsolete activities.
    Ex. This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex. The development of user-friendly interfaces to data bases may drive out the unspecialised information broker in the long run.
    Ex. There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex. Like its predecessor, it wants to strip away the sentimentality surrounding male-female relationships and reveal the ugly, unvarnished truth.
    Ex. Some Russia specialists say President Putin is rolling back liberal economic and political reforms ushered in by his predecessor.
    Ex. The beauty, the aliveness, the creativity, the passion that made her lovable and gave her life meaning has been effaced.
    Ex. His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    Ex. Pockets of resistance still remain in Fallujah, but the vast majority of insurgents have been cleared out.
    Ex. It seems to me that the electronic catalog provides the ability to build a file that can, in fact, be easily weeded.
    Ex. It's instructive to remember just how passionately the media hyped the dangers of ' sunsetting' the ban.
    Ex. Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex. This electric fly swatter will zap any fly or mosquito with 1500 volts.
    Ex. My lasting image of Omar is of him crouched in the rubble waiting for U.S. troops to get close enough so he could take one of them out.
    ----
    * ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar al intermediario = cut out + the middleman.
    * eliminar ambigüedades = disambiguate.
    * eliminar barreras = flatten + barriers, tackle + barriers, erase + boundaries.
    * eliminar de un golpe = eliminate + at a stroke.
    * eliminar de un texto = redact out, redact.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar el hielo = de-ice [deice].
    * eliminar el sarro = descale.
    * eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * eliminar la necesidad de = remove + the need for.
    * eliminar las barreras = break down + barriers.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * eliminar los duplicados = deduplicate.
    * eliminar + Nombre = clear of + Nombre.
    * eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar por etapas = phase out.
    * eliminar progresivamente = phase out.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * eliminar puliendo = buff out.
    * eliminar una barrera = topple + barrier.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * eliminar un obstáculo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < obstáculo> to remove; < párrafo> to delete, remove
    b) < candidato> to eliminate; (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)
    d) < residuos> to dispose of
    2) <toxinas/grasas> to eliminate
    3) (Mat) < incógnita> to eliminate
    * * *
    = abort, cut off, delete, detach, disband, discard, dispose of, do away with, eliminate, eradicate, erase, erode, kill, obviate, purge, remove, rid, suppress, take out, withdraw, screen out, retire, squeeze out, decrement, dispel, weed out, axe [ax, -USA], abolish, pare out, chop off, excise, obliterate, scrap, take off, expunge, cut out, put to + rest, sweep away, root out, nix, drive out, deselect, strip away, roll back, efface, cashier, clear out, weed, sunset, stomp + Nombre + out, zap, take + Nombre + out.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.

    Ex: The only way to solve these problems is either to revise your catalog in its totality or to cut it off.
    Ex: Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex: The words from the deleted abstract in the abstract word file will be detached when DOBIS/LIBIS is not busy with other work.
    Ex: With the completion of the draft in 1983, the Working Group on an International Authority System was officially disbanded.
    Ex: The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex: List and describe the steps involved in withdrawing and disposing of books which are no longer required.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS does away with the multiplicity of files and catalogs.
    Ex: Obviously, computers and the use of notation in computerised systems may place additional constraints upon the nature of the notation, or may eliminate the need to consider some of the characteristics below.
    Ex: In this instance links would be insufficient to eradicate the false drop.
    Ex: Pressing the delete key erases a characters without leaving a blank space.
    Ex: These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex: He was looking for the book 'Flowers and Bullets and Freedom to kill' = Estaba buscando el libro "Flores, balas y libertad para matar".
    Ex: The intercalation of (41-4) after 329 obviates this function.
    Ex: The system requests the number of the borrower and then purges that borrower's name and number from its files.
    Ex: Folders allow a set of papers to be kept together when a set on a given topic is removed from the file.
    Ex: This function can be used to rid access-point files of unused entries.
    Ex: It is possible to suppress references and to omit steps in a hierarchy.
    Ex: A scheme should allow reduction, to take out subjects and their subdivisions which are no longer used.
    Ex: Thus, all cards corresponding to documents covering 'Curricula' are withdrawn from the pack.
    Ex: Most journals rely for a substantial part of their income on advertisements; how would advertisers view the prospect of being selectively screened out by readers?.
    Ex: This article stresses the importance for libraries of making current informationav ailable on AIDS, and of retiring out-of-date information on the subject.
    Ex: Subjects not in the core of major employment areas are likely to be squeezed out of the standard curriculum.
    Ex: Document terms absent from the original query were decremented.
    Ex: But years and experience do not always dispel the sense of unease.
    Ex: Information services administrators expect library schools to uphold admission standards and weed out unsuitable candidates.
    Ex: 'He's been trying to cover up his tracks; those engineers who got axed were his scapegoats'.
    Ex: Who knows? If we can abolish the card catalogue and replace it with some form more acceptable to library users, they may even begin to use library catalogues!.
    Ex: Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex: Others chop off old records to remain within the limits of 680 MB.
    Ex: Once a new digitized system has been introduced irrelevancies and redundant features can more easily be seen and excised.
    Ex: Typing errors cannot be obliterated with a normal erasing fluid as this would print and appear as a blotch on the copies.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex: This article examines the controversial issue about whether to expunge books about satanism from the library shelves.
    Ex: In order to support a core acquistions programme of essential materials for its users, a library will more readily cut out material on the fringe of its needs if such material can be obtained by a good document supply system.
    Ex: Careful investigation by the library board of the possibilities inherent in system membership usually puts to rest preconceived fears.
    Ex: Librarians should ensure that the principles they stand for are not swept away on a tide of technological jingoism.
    Ex: Libraries should root out unproductive and obsolete activities.
    Ex: This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex: The development of user-friendly interfaces to data bases may drive out the unspecialised information broker in the long run.
    Ex: There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex: Like its predecessor, it wants to strip away the sentimentality surrounding male-female relationships and reveal the ugly, unvarnished truth.
    Ex: Some Russia specialists say President Putin is rolling back liberal economic and political reforms ushered in by his predecessor.
    Ex: The beauty, the aliveness, the creativity, the passion that made her lovable and gave her life meaning has been effaced.
    Ex: His case was referred to the next session, and in the following May he was cashiered.
    Ex: Pockets of resistance still remain in Fallujah, but the vast majority of insurgents have been cleared out.
    Ex: It seems to me that the electronic catalog provides the ability to build a file that can, in fact, be easily weeded.
    Ex: It's instructive to remember just how passionately the media hyped the dangers of ' sunsetting' the ban.
    Ex: Like I said, no wonder racism won't die, it takes BOTH sides to stomp it out, not just one!.
    Ex: This electric fly swatter will zap any fly or mosquito with 1500 volts.
    Ex: My lasting image of Omar is of him crouched in the rubble waiting for U.S. troops to get close enough so he could take one of them out.
    * ayudar a eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar al intermediario = cut out + the middleman.
    * eliminar ambigüedades = disambiguate.
    * eliminar barreras = flatten + barriers, tackle + barriers, erase + boundaries.
    * eliminar de un golpe = eliminate + at a stroke.
    * eliminar de un texto = redact out, redact.
    * eliminar diferencias = flatten out + differences.
    * eliminar el hielo = de-ice [deice].
    * eliminar el sarro = descale.
    * eliminar gases = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * eliminar la necesidad de = remove + the need for.
    * eliminar las barreras = break down + barriers.
    * eliminar las diferencias = iron out + differences.
    * eliminar los duplicados = deduplicate.
    * eliminar + Nombre = clear of + Nombre.
    * eliminar obstáculos = clear + the path, clear + the way.
    * eliminar por etapas = phase out.
    * eliminar progresivamente = phase out.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * eliminar puliendo = buff out.
    * eliminar una barrera = topple + barrier.
    * eliminar una ecuación de búsqueda = clear + search.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * eliminar un obstáculo = remove + barrier, sweep away + obstacle.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.

    * * *
    eliminar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹obstáculo› to remove; ‹párrafo› to delete, remove
    para eliminar las cucarachas to get rid of o exterminate o kill cockroaches
    2 ‹equipo/candidato› to eliminate
    fueron eliminados del torneo they were knocked out of o eliminated from the tournament
    3 ( euf) (matar) to eliminate ( euph), to get rid of ( euph)
    B ‹toxinas/grasas› to eliminate
    C ( Mat) ‹incógnita› to eliminate
    * * *

     

    eliminar ( conjugate eliminar) verbo transitivo

    párrafo to delete, remove

    (Dep) to eliminate, knock out
    c) (euf) ( matar) to eliminate (euph), to get rid of (euph)


    e)toxinas/grasas to eliminate

    eliminar verbo transitivo to eliminate
    ' eliminar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acabar
    - cortar
    - descalificar
    - michelín
    - quitar
    - sonda
    - terminar
    - tranquilizar
    English:
    cut out
    - debug
    - eliminate
    - face
    - hit list
    - knock out
    - liquidate
    - obliterate
    - remove
    - weed
    - cut
    - delete
    - do
    - knock
    - take
    - zap
    * * *
    1. [en juego, deporte, concurso] to eliminate (de from);
    el que menos puntos consiga queda eliminado the person who scores the lowest number of points is eliminated;
    lo eliminaron en la segunda ronda he was eliminated o knocked out in the second round
    2. [acabar con] [contaminación] to eliminate;
    [grasas, toxinas] to eliminate, to get rid of; [residuos] to dispose of; [manchas] to remove, to get rid of; [fronteras, obstáculos] to remove, to eliminate;
    eliminó algunos trozos de su discurso he cut out some parts of his speech
    3. Mat [incógnita] to eliminate
    4. Euf [matar] to eliminate, to get rid of
    * * *
    v/t
    1 eliminate
    2 desperdicios dispose of
    3 INFOR delete
    * * *
    1) : to eliminate, to remove
    2) : to do in, to kill
    * * *
    1. (en general) to eliminate
    2. (manchas) to remove

    Spanish-English dictionary > eliminar

  • 182 elogiar

    v.
    to praise.
    Ella halaga a Ricardo She cajoles Richard.
    * * *
    1 to praise, eulogize
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT to praise, eulogize ( liter)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to praise
    * * *
    = applaud, praise, vaunt, eulogise [eulogize, -USA], compliment, acclaim, hail, commend, hold out as, laud, rave about, hold + Nombre + up for praise, rant and rave.
    Ex. I'd like to applaud a great deal of the work that she and SRRT, and also Mr Berman, have done in their criticism of LC subject headings.
    Ex. In spite of their protestations to the contrary, most bosses prefer subordinates whom they get along with, who cause them no anxiety, who quietly accept their decisions, who praise them.
    Ex. In a promotional brochure Junctionville is vaunted as 'an attractive city to live in and a nice place to raise children'.
    Ex. The business history or biography should not be seen as simply to entertain or eulogise, but as a tool which can be used discriminatingly for its more factual content.
    Ex. Most library users have not noticed AACR2's effects or do not care enough about them to compliment or complain.
    Ex. However, we must not forget the book which the critics acclaim and which also sells in goodly numbers.
    Ex. Originally the advent of on-line interactive searches was hailed by some as a boon to users who could henceforward conduct their own searches.
    Ex. As drill exercises in writing, the writing of book reviews has little to commend it.
    Ex. Community information services seem light years away from the kind of electronic wizardry that is held out as the brave new information world of tomorrow.
    Ex. Libraries are also lauded for providing other public services with economic benefits.
    Ex. Past delegates rave about how much they learn from colleagues in other fields.
    Ex. Politicians give us many reasons to worry, and I don't usually hold them up for public praise.
    Ex. I ordered a cake for my 1st grandson's baby shower and people just ranted and raved about how delicious the lemon and raspberry filling was.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to praise
    * * *
    = applaud, praise, vaunt, eulogise [eulogize, -USA], compliment, acclaim, hail, commend, hold out as, laud, rave about, hold + Nombre + up for praise, rant and rave.

    Ex: I'd like to applaud a great deal of the work that she and SRRT, and also Mr Berman, have done in their criticism of LC subject headings.

    Ex: In spite of their protestations to the contrary, most bosses prefer subordinates whom they get along with, who cause them no anxiety, who quietly accept their decisions, who praise them.
    Ex: In a promotional brochure Junctionville is vaunted as 'an attractive city to live in and a nice place to raise children'.
    Ex: The business history or biography should not be seen as simply to entertain or eulogise, but as a tool which can be used discriminatingly for its more factual content.
    Ex: Most library users have not noticed AACR2's effects or do not care enough about them to compliment or complain.
    Ex: However, we must not forget the book which the critics acclaim and which also sells in goodly numbers.
    Ex: Originally the advent of on-line interactive searches was hailed by some as a boon to users who could henceforward conduct their own searches.
    Ex: As drill exercises in writing, the writing of book reviews has little to commend it.
    Ex: Community information services seem light years away from the kind of electronic wizardry that is held out as the brave new information world of tomorrow.
    Ex: Libraries are also lauded for providing other public services with economic benefits.
    Ex: Past delegates rave about how much they learn from colleagues in other fields.
    Ex: Politicians give us many reasons to worry, and I don't usually hold them up for public praise.
    Ex: I ordered a cake for my 1st grandson's baby shower and people just ranted and raved about how delicious the lemon and raspberry filling was.

    * * *
    elogiar [A1 ]
    vt
    to praise
    muy elogiada por la crítica highly praised by the critics
    siempre está elogiando sus virtudes he's always singing her praises
    * * *

    elogiar ( conjugate elogiar) verbo transitivo
    to praise
    elogiar verbo transitivo to praise
    ' elogiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ensalzar
    English:
    commend
    - eulogize
    - praise
    * * *
    to praise;
    elogiar a alguien por algo to praise sb for sth
    * * *
    v/t praise
    * * *
    encomiar: to praise
    * * *
    elogiar vb to praise

    Spanish-English dictionary > elogiar

  • 183 emanación

    f.
    1 emanation, emission, outflow, effluence.
    2 effluvium.
    * * *
    1 emanation
    * * *
    SF [de gas, humo, luz] (=acto) emission, emanation frm; (=olor) smell
    * * *
    femenino emanation (frml)
    * * *
    = emanation, release, outpouring, emission, outflow.
    Ex. CCRC has considered radical things that don't seem to fit in with any of these aims, such as abandoning main entry and restricting corporate authorship by eliminating it entirely, and now euphemistically calling it corporate emanation.
    Ex. But first we must create the conditions for single-mindedness and hence the release of our energies (one senses much pent-up energy mixed up with our professional frustrations).
    Ex. This tremendous outpouring of titles is one reason why British publishing has such a highly esteemed place in the world.
    Ex. This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex. A dam at the Strait of Gibraltar could be constructed to limit the outflow and reverse the climate deterioration, thus holding off the next ice age.
    ----
    * emanación tóxica = fume, toxic fume, flue gas, toxic emission.
    * * *
    femenino emanation (frml)
    * * *
    = emanation, release, outpouring, emission, outflow.

    Ex: CCRC has considered radical things that don't seem to fit in with any of these aims, such as abandoning main entry and restricting corporate authorship by eliminating it entirely, and now euphemistically calling it corporate emanation.

    Ex: But first we must create the conditions for single-mindedness and hence the release of our energies (one senses much pent-up energy mixed up with our professional frustrations).
    Ex: This tremendous outpouring of titles is one reason why British publishing has such a highly esteemed place in the world.
    Ex: This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex: A dam at the Strait of Gibraltar could be constructed to limit the outflow and reverse the climate deterioration, thus holding off the next ice age.
    * emanación tóxica = fume, toxic fume, flue gas, toxic emission.

    * * *
    emanation ( frml)
    emanaciones tóxicas toxic emissions
    las emanaciones fétidas de las aguas estancadas the noxious smell given off by the stagnant water
    * * *

    emanación sustantivo femenino emanation: emanación de gas natural, gas leak
    emanaciones de pintura, paint fumes
    * * *
    emanation, emission;
    emanaciones de gas gas emissions
    emanación radiactiva radioactive emission
    * * *
    f emanation fml, emission
    * * *
    emanación nf, pl - ciones : emanation

    Spanish-English dictionary > emanación

  • 184 empezar

    v.
    to begin, to start.
    empezó la conferencia dando la bienvenida a los asistentes she began o started her speech by welcoming everyone there
    empezaron otra botella de vino they started o opened another bottle of wine
    la clase empieza a las diez the class begins o starts at ten o'clock
    ¡no empieces!, ¡ya hemos discutido este tema lo suficiente! don't you start, we've spent long enough on this subject already!
    al empezar la reunión when the meeting started o began
    empezar a hacer algo to begin o start to do something
    empezar por hacer algo to begin o start by doing something
    para empezar to begin o start with
    Ricardo empezó la fiesta tarde Richard began the party late.
    La fiesta empezó tarde The party began late.
    Ricardo empezó el crucigrama Richard started the crossword puzzle.
    * * *
    (e changes to ie in stressed syllables and z changes to c before e)
    Present Indicative
    empiezo, empiezas, empieza, empezamos, empezáis, empiezan.
    Past ind
    empecé, empezaste, empezó, empezamos, empezasteis, empezaron.
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    empieza (tú), empiece (él/Vd.), empecemos (nos.), empezad (vos.), empiecen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    to begin, start
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) (=comenzar) [gen] to start, begin; [en un puesto de trabajo] to start

    el año ha empezado mal — the year got off to a bad start, the year started o began badly

    antes de empezar, os recordaré que... — before we start o begin, I'd like to remind you that...

    al empezar el añoat the start o beginning of the year

    ¿cuándo empieza el nuevo cocinero? — when does the new cook start?

    ¡no empieces! — * don't you start! *

    para empezar — to start with, begin with

    para empezar quisiera agradecerte tu presencia entre nosotrosI would like to start o begin by thanking you for being with us, to start o begin with, I would like to thank you for being with us

    - todo es cuestión de empezar
    2)

    empezar a hacer algo — [gen] to start o begin to do sth, start o begin doing sth; [en un trabajo] to start to do o doing sth

    empezó a lloverit started o began to rain, it started o began raining

    ya empiezo a entrar en calorI'm starting o beginning to feel warm now

    3)

    empezar haciendo algo — to begin o start by doing sth

    empezaremos pidiendo ayudawe'll start o begin by asking for help

    la canción empieza diciendo que... — the song begins o starts by saying that...

    4)

    empezar con algo — [película, curso, año] to start o begin with sth

    la novela empieza con una referencia a Sartrethe novel starts o begins with a reference to Sartre

    empezamos con cerveza y acabamos con vinowe started on o began with beer and ended up on wine

    ¿cuándo empezáis con las clases de inglés? — when do you start your English classes?

    ¡no empieces otra vez con lo mismo! — don't start on that again!

    5)

    empezar por algo/algn — to start with sth/sb, begin with sth/sb

    empezaré por la cocinaI'll start o begin with the kitchen

    "huelga" empieza por hache — "huelga" starts o begins with (an) h

    empezar por hacer algo — to start by doing sth, begin by doing sth

    2.
    VT [+ actividad, temporada] to start, begin; [+ botella, jamón] to start

    hemos empezado mal la semana — the week got off to a bad start for us, the week started badly for us

    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) película/conferencia/invierno to begin, start

    empezar a + inf — to start to + inf, start -ing

    me empezó a entrar hambreI began o started to feel hungry

    2) persona to start

    empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar — to start again

    todo es (cuestión de) empezar — it'll be fine once we/you get started

    empezar a + inf — to start -ing, start to + inf

    empezó a llorarhe began o started to cry

    empezar + ger — to start by -ing

    empezó diciendo que... — she started o began by saying that...

    empezar por + inf — to start o begin by -ing

    empecemos por estudiar el contexto históricolet's begin o start by looking at the historical context

    3)

    para empezar — first of all, to start with

    2.
    1) <tarea/actividad> to start
    2) <frasco/mermelada> to start, open
    * * *
    = begin, get + started, start, start off, kick off, set out, get + Nombre + underway, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs, commence.
    Ex. This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex. The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex. The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex. Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex. Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex. Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    ----
    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * bomba de relojería + empezar la cuenta atrás = time bomb + tick away.
    * empezar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * empezar a arder = catch + fire, catch on + fire.
    * empezar a caer en picado = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a calar en = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a dar carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a darse cuenta de = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a debatir = embark on/upon + discussion.
    * empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a diluviar = the skies + open up.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a faltar = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * empezar a fumar = take up + smoking.
    * empezar a funcionar = become + operational, get off + the ground, get + rolling, get + things going, get + things rolling, go + live, get + the ball rolling, set + the ball rolling, start + the ball rolling.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * empezar a hablar de = make + noises about, make + a noise about.
    * empezar a imprimir = go to + press.
    * empezar a ir bien = fall into + place.
    * empezar a irse al garete = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a jugar mejor = get back into + the game.
    * empezar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * empezar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * empezar a reírse a carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a resquebrajarse = develop + cracks.
    * empezar a saltar las lágrimas = eyes + start to well up with tears, eyes + start to well up.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * empezar a tratar = scratch + the surface of, scrape + the surface.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
    * empezar de cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar de nuevo = a fresh start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * empezar desde = work from, set out from.
    * empezar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar la casa por el tejado = tail wagging the dog.
    * empezar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * empezar por el final = work back from.
    * empezar por el principio = start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * empezar por lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * empezar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * empezar una nueva etapa en la vida = turn over + a new page, turn over + a new leaf.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * hay que empezar por el principio = first things must come first.
    * bebé que empieza a andar = toddler.
    * para empezar = for one, initially, to start with, to begin with, for starters, first off.
    * terminar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * volver a empezar = return to + the drawing boards, back to the drawing board, a fresh start, start over, go back to + square one, be back to square one.
    * volver a empezar de cero = be back to square one, go back to + square one.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) película/conferencia/invierno to begin, start

    empezar a + inf — to start to + inf, start -ing

    me empezó a entrar hambreI began o started to feel hungry

    2) persona to start

    empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar — to start again

    todo es (cuestión de) empezar — it'll be fine once we/you get started

    empezar a + inf — to start -ing, start to + inf

    empezó a llorarhe began o started to cry

    empezar + ger — to start by -ing

    empezó diciendo que... — she started o began by saying that...

    empezar por + inf — to start o begin by -ing

    empecemos por estudiar el contexto históricolet's begin o start by looking at the historical context

    3)

    para empezar — first of all, to start with

    2.
    1) <tarea/actividad> to start
    2) <frasco/mermelada> to start, open
    * * *
    = begin, get + started, start, start off, kick off, set out, get + Nombre + underway, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs, commence.

    Ex: This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.

    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex: The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex: The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex: Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex: Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * al empezar = first off.
    * bomba de relojería + empezar la cuenta atrás = time bomb + tick away.
    * empezar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * empezar a arder = catch + fire, catch on + fire.
    * empezar a caer en picado = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a calar en = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a dar carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a darse cuenta de = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * empezar a debatir = embark on/upon + discussion.
    * empezar a deteriorarse = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a diluviar = the skies + open up.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a faltar = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * empezar a fumar = take up + smoking.
    * empezar a funcionar = become + operational, get off + the ground, get + rolling, get + things going, get + things rolling, go + live, get + the ball rolling, set + the ball rolling, start + the ball rolling.
    * empezar a gustar la idea = warm up to + the idea.
    * empezar a hablar de = make + noises about, make + a noise about.
    * empezar a imprimir = go to + press.
    * empezar a ir bien = fall into + place.
    * empezar a irse al garete = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * empezar a jugar mejor = get back into + the game.
    * empezar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * empezar a mejorar = turn + a corner, take + a turn, take + a turn for the better.
    * empezar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * empezar a reírse a carcajadas = burst into + a fit of laughter, burst into + side-splitting laughter.
    * empezar a resquebrajarse = develop + cracks.
    * empezar a saltar las lágrimas = eyes + start to well up with tears, eyes + start to well up.
    * empezar a sudar por el esfuerzo = work up + a sweat, work up + a lather.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * empezar a trabajar = take + job.
    * empezar a tratar = scratch + the surface of, scrape + the surface.
    * empezar a utilizarse = come into + use.
    * empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
    * empezar de cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar de nuevo = a fresh start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * empezar desde = work from, set out from.
    * empezar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * empezar la casa por el tejado = tail wagging the dog.
    * empezar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * empezar por el final = work back from.
    * empezar por el principio = start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * empezar por lo más difícil = plunge in at + the deep end.
    * empezar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * empezar una nueva etapa en la vida = turn over + a new page, turn over + a new leaf.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * hay que empezar por el principio = first things must come first.
    * bebé que empieza a andar = toddler.
    * para empezar = for one, initially, to start with, to begin with, for starters, first off.
    * terminar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * una buena forma de empezar = a good way to start.
    * una manera de empezar = a foot in the door.
    * volver a empezar = return to + the drawing boards, back to the drawing board, a fresh start, start over, go back to + square one, be back to square one.
    * volver a empezar de cero = be back to square one, go back to + square one.

    * * *
    empezar [A6 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «película/conferencia/invierno» to begin, start
    el curso empieza el 16 the course begins o ( frml) commences on the 16th
    ¿con qué letra empieza? what is the first letter?, what letter does it begin with?
    al empezar el siglo at the turn of the century
    ya han empezado los fríos the cold weather has arrived o started
    2 empezar A + INF to start to + INF, start -ING
    ha empezado a nevar it has started snowing, it has started to snow
    le empezó a entrar hambre she began o started to feel hungry
    empezó a hervir it began boiling o to boil, it came to the boil, it started boiling o to boil
    le han empezado a salir espinillas she's getting o starting to get pimples
    empieza a ser imposible conseguirlo it is becoming impossible to get it
    B «persona»
    ¿cuándo empieza la nueva secretaria? when is the new secretary starting?, when does the new secretary start?
    empezó de aprendiz he started o began as an apprentice
    tendremos que empezar de nuevo or volver a empezar we'll have to start again
    todo es (cuestión de) empezar it'll be fine once we/you get started
    ¡ya empezamos otra vez! here we go again!
    empezar POR algo/algn:
    empecemos por el principio let's begin o start at the beginning
    empezó por la pared del fondo he started o began with the back wall
    no sabe por dónde empezar she doesn't know where to begin o start
    vamos a empezar por ti let's start with you
    2 empezar A + INF to start -ING, start to + INF
    cuando empezó a hablar se le fueron los nervios once she started o began talking, her nervousness disappeared
    tenía dos años cuando empezó a hablar she started talking when she was two
    empezó a llorar he began o started to cry
    3 empezar + GER to start BY -ING
    empezó diciendo que sería breve she started o began by saying that she would be brief
    empezó trabajando de mecánico he started by working as a mechanic, he started out as a mechanic
    4 empezar POR + INF to start o begin BY -ING
    empieza por sentarte begin o start by taking a seat, take a seat first
    se empieza por marinar la carne first marinade the meat
    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico let's begin o start by looking at the historical context
    C
    para empezar: para empezar, me parece un disparate for a start o for one thing, I think it's a ridiculous idea
    para empezar, ¿quién te dio permiso para leer mi correspondencia? who gave you permission to read my letters anyway?
    para empezar, hay que limpiar la superficie first of all o to start with, you have to clean the surface
    ■ empezar
    vt
    A ‹tarea/actividad› to start
    se debe empezar el día con un buen desayuno you should start o begin the day with a good breakfast
    ¿ya empezaste el tercer capítulo? have you started chapter three yet?
    B ‹frasco/lata/mermelada› to start, open
    no empieces otra botella don't start o open another bottle
    ¿podemos empezar este jamón? can we start on this ham?
    * * *

     

    empezar ( conjugate empezar) verbo intransitivo
    1 [película/conferencia/invierno] to begin, start;
    empezó a nevar it started to snow o snowing

    2 [ persona] to start;

    todo es cuestión de empezar it'll be fine once we/you get started;
    no sé por dónde empezar I don't know where to begin;
    vamos a empezar por ti let's start with you;
    empezar a hacer algo to start doing sth, start to do sth;
    empezó diciendo que … she started o began by saying that …;
    empezó trabajando de mecánico he started out as a mechanic;
    empecemos por estudiar el contexto histórico let's begin o start by looking at the historical context
    3

    verbo transitivo
    a)tarea/actividad to start

    b)frasco/mermelada to start, open

    empezar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 (dar principio a una actividad) to begin, start: aún no hemos empezado a comer, we still haven't started to eat
    para empezar, first of all: para empezar, eso que dices no es cierto, to begin with what you're saying is just not true
    no empieces con tus tonterías, don't start being stupid again
    2 (un paquete, una caja) to open, start: la caja de galletas está sin empezar, the box of biscuits hasn't been opened yet
    3 (tener principio) to start: la película empieza a las diez, the film starts at ten o'clock ➣ Ver nota en begin y start
    ♦ Locuciones: ya empezamos, here we go again
    ' empezar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adormecerse
    - arrancar
    - cada
    - cobrar
    - compilación
    - echar
    - echarse
    - ponerse
    - pronta
    - pronto
    - romper
    - soltarse
    - trabar
    - vaya
    - volver
    - ya
    - a
    - aclarar
    - cero
    - empiece
    - entrar
    - incendiar
    - largar
    - poner
    English:
    begin
    - branch out
    - clean up
    - cotton on
    - daunt
    - fail
    - flying
    - get
    - grow
    - impatient
    - kick off
    - nervous
    - open
    - pipe up
    - place
    - set off
    - spring
    - square
    - start
    - start off
    - start up
    - strike up
    - take off
    - take up
    - thing
    - turn
    - afresh
    - beginning
    - ground
    - into
    - keen
    - kick
    - originate
    - over
    - rampage
    - roll
    - scratch
    - strike
    - suppose
    - undone
    * * *
    vt
    to begin, to start;
    empezó la conferencia dando la bienvenida a los asistentes she began o started her speech by welcoming everyone there;
    todavía no hemos empezado el colegio we still haven't started school;
    empecé el libro, pero no lo conseguí acabar I started (reading) the book, but didn't manage to finish it;
    hemos empezado la tarta we've started the cake;
    empezaron otra botella de vino they started o opened another bottle of wine
    vi
    to begin, to start (a/por to/by);
    la clase empieza a las diez the class begins o starts at ten o'clock;
    ¿a qué hora empieza el partido? what time does the game start?;
    el concierto empezó tarde the concert started late;
    la película empieza con una escena muy violenta the film begins with a very violent scene;
    tuvieron que empezar de nuevo they had to start again;
    el aprender a nadar, todo es empezar with swimming, getting started is half the battle;
    ¡no empieces!, ¡ya hemos discutido este tema lo suficiente! don't you start, we've spent long enough on this subject already!;
    ¡ya empezamos con el vecino y su música! here we go again with our neighbour and his music!;
    al empezar la reunión when the meeting started o began;
    al empezar resulta un poco difícil it's quite hard at first o to begin with;
    en noviembre empezó a hacer frío it started getting colder in November;
    empezó pidiendo disculpas por su retraso she started o began by apologizing for being late;
    empezar por: empieza por el salón, yo haré la cocina you start on the living-room, I'll do the kitchen;
    empieza por aflojar los tornillos first, loosen the screws, start o begin by loosening the screws;
    empieza por portarte bien, y ya hablaremos first you start behaving well, then we'll talk;
    para empezar: para empezar, sopa I'd like soup for starters o to start with;
    para empezar, habrá que comprar los billetes first of all o to start with, we'll have to buy the tickets;
    no me gusta, para empezar, es demasiado pequeño I don't like it, it's too small to start with
    * * *
    I v/t start, begin
    II v/i
    1 start, begin;
    empezar a hacer algo start to do sth, start doing sth;
    empezar por hacer algo start o begin by doing sth;
    empezar por alguien start with s.o.;
    para empezar to begin with;
    ya empezamos fam here we go again
    * * *
    empezar {29} v
    comenzar: to start, to begin
    * * *
    empezar vb to start / to begin [pt. began; pp. begun]

    Spanish-English dictionary > empezar

  • 185 en

    prep.
    viven en la capital they live in the capital
    tiene el dinero en el banco he keeps his money in the bank
    en la mesa/el plato on the table/plate
    en casa/el trabajo at home/work
    2 into.
    el avión cayó en el mar the plane fell into the sea
    entraron en la habitación they came/went into the room
    3 in (time) (month, year).
    nació en 1953/marzo she was born in 1953/March
    en Nochebuena on Christmas Eve
    en Navidades at Christmas
    en aquella época at that time, in those days
    en un par de días in a couple of days
    ir en tren/coche/avión/barco to go by train/car/plane/boat
    5 in (modo).
    en voz baja in a low voice
    lo dijo en inglés she said it in English
    pagar en libras to pay in pounds
    la inflación aumentó en un 10 por ciento inflation increased by 10 percent
    todo se lo gasta en ropa he spends everything on clothes
    6 in (price).
    las ganancias se calculan en millones profits are calculated in millions
    te lo dejo en 5.000 I'll let you have it for 5,000
    7 from (causa).
    lo detecté en su forma de hablar I could tell from the way he was speaking
    8 in, made of (materia).
    en seda in silk
    9 in terms of.
    lo supera en inteligencia she is more intelligent than he is
    10 on, over, upon.
    11 at, over at, in, over in.
    En ese momento ...at that moment.
    12 to.
    * * *
    en
    1 (lugar - gen) in, at
    2 (- en el interior) in, inside
    4 (año, mes, estación) in; (día) on; (época, momento) at
    7 (tema, materia) at, in
    8 (modo, manera) in
    los valores aumentaron en un 6% securities increased by 6%
    10 en + gerund upon
    en llegando el maestro, los niños se levantan upon the teacher's arrival, the children stand up
    \
    de casa en casa from house to house
    en cuanto as soon as
    en camino on the way
    * * *
    prep.
    1) in
    2) on
    3) at
    4) by
    6) into
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando lugar]
    a) (=dentro de) in

    está en el cajón/en el armario — it's in the drawer/in the wardrobe

    b) (=encima de) on
    c) [con países, ciudades, calles]
    d) [con edificios]
    2) [indicando movimiento] into
    3) [indicando modo] in
    4) [indicando proporción] by
    5) [indicando tiempo]

    ayer en la mañana LAm yesterday morning

    en la mañana del accidente LAm on the morning of the accident

    6) [indicando tema, ocupación]

    Hugo en Segismundo — (Cine, Teat) Hugo as Segismundo, Hugo in the role of Segismundo

    7) [con medios de transporte] by
    8) [con cantidades] at, for
    9) [con infinitivo]
    10) [con gerundio]
    EN Como preposición de lugar, en se traduce normalmente por on, in o at. La elección de una de estas tres preposiciones depende a menudo de cómo percibe el hablante la relación espacial. He aquí unas líneas generales: Se traduce por on cuando en equivale a encima de o nos referimos a algo que se percibe como una superficie o una línea, por ejemplo una mesa, una carretera {etc}: "¿Has visto mi vestido?" - "Está en la tabla de planchar" "Have you seen my dress?" - "It's on the ironing-board" Estaban tumbados en la playa They were lying on the beach Está construyendo una casa en la colina He's building a house on the hill ... un pueblo en la costa oeste...... a village on the west coast... La gasolinera está en la carretera que va a Motril The petrol station is on the road to Motril Dibujó un león en la hoja de papel He drew a lion on the piece of paper Tiene un grano en la nariz He has a spot on his nose Lo vi en la tele I saw him on TV ► Se usa in cuando equivale a dentro de o cuando nos referimos a un espacio que se percibe como limitado (calle, montañas, etc): Tus gafas están en mi bolso Your glasses are in my bag Tienes una pestaña en el ojo You've got an eyelash in your eye Lo leí en un libro I read it in a book Se han comprado un chalet en la sierra They've bought a chalet in the mountains Viven en la calle de Serrano They live in the Calle de Serrano ► Lo traducimos por at para referirnos a un edificio cuando hablamos de la actividad que normalmente se realiza en él o cuando en indica un lugar concreto. También se traduce por at cuando en la dirección incluimos el número o el nombre de la casa: ¿Por qué no comemos en el restaurante de tu hermano? Why don't we have lunch at your brother's restaurant? Voy a pasar el día en el museo I'm going to spend the day at the museum Te espero en la parada del autobús I'll meet you at the bus-stop Vivimos en la calle Dale nº 12 We live at 12 Dale Street Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio)

    viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel — they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel

    viven en la calle Goyathey live on o (BrE) in Goya Street

    nos quedamos en casawe stayed home (AmE), we stayed at home (BrE)

    b) ( dentro de) in
    c) ( sobre) on
    2) (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    3)
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad, cualidad)
    b) (indicando proporción, precio)

    lo vendió en $30 — he sold it for $30

    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 — the losses were calculated at $50,000

    4)
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in

    en buenas/malas condiciones — in good/bad condition

    en llamas — in flames, on fire

    ir en taxi/barco — to go by taxi/by boat

    fueron en bicicleta — they cycled, they went on their bikes

    5)

    ¿lo tienen en azul? — do you have it in blue?

    en la mañana/tarde/noche — (esp AmL) in the morning/afternoon/at night

    7)
    * * *
    = in, onto, into, at, throughout.
    Ex. The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.
    Ex. When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.
    Ex. The application of a classification scheme to a set of documents should result in the ordering or arranging of that set of documents into groups or classes according to their subject content.
    Ex. He also resolved to talk with Cleo Passantino, a young librarian who had been at the library for three years and with whom he had had little contact.
    Ex. Throughout this chapter the term 'document' is used to refer to any item which might be found in a library or information center or data base.
    ----
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * en abstracto = abstractly.
    * en abundancia = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully.
    * en activo = practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * en agradecimiento por = appreciative of.
    * en alerta roja = on red alert.
    * en alguna ocasión = on any one occasion.
    * en alguna parte = someplace.
    * en alguna parte de + Nombre = some way down + Nombre.
    * en algún lugar = somewhere, at some point.
    * en algún lugar (de por ahí) = somewhere out there.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sentidos = in some respects.
    * en algunos sitios = in places.
    * en alquiler = rented.
    * en alta mar = on the open sea, offshore, on the high seas.
    * en alza = on the upswing.
    * en ambas direcciones = two-way.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en ángulo = angled.
    * en ángulo recto = at right angles.
    * en antaño = in olden times, in olden days.
    * en antelación = anticipatory.
    * en anticipación = anticipatory.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en apoyo a = in support of.
    * en apuros = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * en aquella época = at the time, at that time, in those days.
    * en aquellas ocasiones cuando = on occasions when.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en aquellos tiempos = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, in those days.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en aras a = in the name of.
    * en aras de = in the interest(s) of.
    * en armonía = harmoniously, in harmony.
    * en armonía con = in harmony with, in harness with, in keeping with, in tune with, in sync with.
    * en ascuas = on tenterhooks.
    * en auge = in ascendancy, buoyant, booming, on the rise, at high tide.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en Babia = absent-minded.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en bisel = angled.
    * en blanco = blankly, blank.
    * en blanco y negro = b&w (black and white).
    * en bloque = en bloc.
    * en boga = in vogue, in fashion, voguish.
    * en bolas = stark naked, in the nod, in the buff.
    * en breve = shortly, the long and (the) short of, soon [sooner -comp., soonest -sup.].
    * en broma = teasingly.
    * en buena compañía = in good company.
    * en buena condición = in good condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buena forma = in good nick.
    * en buena parte = for the most part.
    * en buenas condiciones para navegar = seaworthy.
    * en buenas manos = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * en buen estado = in good condition, in good working condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buen estado de funcionamiento = in good working condition.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en cada fase = at each stage.
    * en caída = flowing.
    * en caja = boxed.
    * en caliente = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * en cama = abed.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en camino = on the way.
    * en cantidad = bulk.
    * en + Cantidad + años = in + Cantidad + years' time.
    * en capilla = on tenterhooks, in suspense.
    * en carnavales = carnivalistically.
    * en carne y hueso = in the flesh.
    * en casa = in the home.
    * en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo = the cobbler's children run barefoot.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi todos los + Nombre = in just about every + Nombre.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency, in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en CD-ROM = CD-ROM-based.
    * en chirona = behind bars.
    * en ciernes = developing, budding, in the making.
    * en cierta medida = to some extent, to a certain extent, to some degree.
    * en ciertas circunstancias = in certain circumstances.
    * en ciertas ocasiones = at certain times.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cierto sentido = in several respects, to some extent, in a sense, in some respects, to some degree.
    * en circuito cerrado = looped.
    * en círcuitos de segunda categoría = in the provinces.
    * en circuitos de segundo orden = in the provinces.
    * en circumstancias difíciles = under difficult circumstances.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances.
    * en circusntancias normales = in the normal run of things.
    * en coche = drive.
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en colaboración con, junto con, de manera conjunta con = in partnership with.
    * en color = coloured [colored, -USA], full-colour.
    * en columnas = columnar.
    * en colusión con = in collusion with, in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en coma = comatose.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * en comparación = by comparison.
    * en comparación con = against, as compared to, set against, in comparison with, in comparison to.
    * en compensación = compensatory.
    * en complicidad con = in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in complicity with, in collusion with, in connivance with.
    * en común con = in common with.
    * en conciencia = in good conscience.
    * en conclusión = in conclusion.
    * en concordancia con = in accordance with, in accord with.
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * en condiciones = decent.
    * en condiciones de = in the position to.
    * en condiciones de igualdad = on an equal footing, on equal terms, on an equal basis.
    * en condiciones difíciles = under difficult conditions.
    * en conexión con = in respect of.
    * en confidencia = in confidence.
    * en conflicto (con) = in conflict (with).
    * en conformidad con = in conformity with, in keeping with.
    * en conjunción con = in conjunction with, in tandem with.
    * en conjunto = altogether, on balance, bulk, all in all, overall, overall.
    * en conmemoración de = in celebration of, commemorative.
    * en connivencia = colluding.
    * en connivencia con = in collusion with, in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en consecuencia = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * en consecuencia lógica = by implication.
    * en consideración = under consideration.
    * en consideración a = for the sake of, out of consideration for, out of respect for.
    * en consonacia con = in line with.
    * en consonancia con = in concert with, in keeping with, in step with, in tune with, in consonance with.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the move, on the go.
    * en construcción = under development, under construction.
    * en contacto = in communication.
    * en contacto con la realidad = in touch with + reality.
    * en contadas ocasiones = rarely, seldom, on rare occasions.
    * en contenedor = containerised [containerized, -USA].
    * en continua expansión = expanding.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en contra = counterpoint, against.
    * en contra de la guerra = antiwar [anti-war].
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en contra de la raza blanca = anti-white [antiwhite].
    * en contra de la raza negra = antiblack [anti-black].
    * en contra de las circunstancias = against circumstances.
    * en contra de las instituciones = anti-establishment.
    * en contra del gobierno = anti-government.
    * en contraposición a = as opposed to, in contrast (to/with), in contradistinction to.
    * en contraste con = in contrast (to/with).
    * en contravención de = in contravention of.
    * en contubernio (con) = in cahoots (with).
    * en cooperación = cooperative [co-operative].
    * en cooperación con = in cooperation with.
    * en cooperativa = cooperatively [co-operatively].
    * en costras = caked.
    * en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
    * en cuadernillo = in booklet form.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cualquier domingo = on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier lugar = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily, on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier orden = either way round.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en cualquier parte = anywhere, everywhere.
    * en cualquier sitio = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier situación = in any given situation.
    * en + Cuantificador + aspectos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en + Cuantificador + sentidos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en cuanto a = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to.
    * en cuanto a él = as for him.
    * en cuanto a ella = as for her.
    * en cuanto a ellos = as for them.
    * en cuanto a los hechos = factually.
    * en cuanto a mí = as for me.
    * en cuanto a nosotros = as for us.
    * en cuanto a ti = as for you.
    * en cuanto a usted = as for you.
    * en cuanto a vosotros = as for you.
    * en cuanto + nacer = at birth.
    * en cuanto que = in that.
    * en cuarto lugar = fourthly.
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en cuclicllas = in a squatting position.
    * en cuclillas = squat, in a squat position, in a crouching position.
    * en cueros = in the buff, in the nod, stark naked.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * en cumplimiento con = in line with, in compliance with.
    * en cursiva = in italic type.
    * en curso = in process, underway [under way], in progress, ongoing [on-going], afoot, current, under preparation.
    * en curso de = in course of.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en danza = on the run.
    * en decadencia = bankrupt.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * en definitiva, bien mirado, bien considerado = all things considered.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * en demasía = excess, to excess, excessively.
    * en desacuerdo = disapproving, at odds.
    * en desacuerdo con = at odds with.
    * en desarmonía con = out of tune with, out of keeping with.
    * en desarrollo = evolving, under development.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en desesperación = despairing, in despair.
    * en desuso = obsolete, disused.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en detrimento de = to the detriment of, to + Posesivo + detriment, to the neglect of.
    * en diagonal = herringbone.
    * en días alternos = every other day.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * en dinero = monetised [monetized, -pl.].
    * en dirección de la proa = abaft.
    * en dirección este = eastward(s), eastbound.
    * en dirección norte = northbound.
    * en dirección oeste = westbound, westward(s).
    * en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
    * en disco = ondisc.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * en + Distancia + a la redonda = within + Distancia.
    * en distinta medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distintas ocasiones = at different times, at various times, on several occasions.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en distintos formatos = multiform.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en diversas lenguas = multilingually.
    * en diversas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * en diverso grado = to varying extents, to varying degrees.
    * en diversos formatos = multiform.
    * en donde = where, wherein.
    * en dos años = over a two-year period.
    * en dos lenguas = bilingually.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell, in a nutshell.
    * en dos volúmenes = two-volume.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * en efecto = to all intents and purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * en ejercicio = incumbent, practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en el abandono = in the wilderness.
    * en el acto = ipso facto, outright, on the spot, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], at the drop of a hat.
    * en el aire = in mid-air, airborne.
    * en el ámbito de = in the realm of.
    * en el año catapún = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el año del Señor = in the year of our Lord.
    * en el año entrante = in the coming year.
    * en el año próximo = in the coming year.
    * en el año venidero = in the coming year.
    * en el área de + Lugar = Lugar + area.
    * en el asiento de atrás = in the back seat.
    * en el asiento trasero = in the back seat.
    * en el aula de clase = classroom-based.
    * en el banquillo = on the bench.
    * en el blanco de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el camino = along the way, en route, in the process.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * en el campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el candelero = in the spotlight.
    * en el cargo = in the saddle, in office.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
    * en el contexto de = in the realm of.
    * en el culo = in the bottom.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el curso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas, en el curso normal de los acontecimientos, = in the normal run of things.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el desierto = in the wilderness.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en el día a día = in the day to day, in the trenches.
    * en el dique seco = in dry dock, in the wilderness.
    * en el eje = at the core (of).
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en el escenario = on stage.
    * en el escenario mundial = on the world stage.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en el estudio = at study, at study.
    * en el extranjero = abroad, overseas, offshore.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el fin de semana = over the weekend, over the weekend, at the weekend.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * en el fondo = at heart, deep down, in the back of + Posesivo + mind, in the back of + Posesivo + head, at the back of + Posesivo + head, bottom line, the, in the bottom.
    * en el fondo de = at the root of.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en el haber de Uno = under + Posesivo + belt.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * en el hospital = at the bedside.
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el instante en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el ínterin = in the interim, in the intervening years, in the intervening period, ad interim.
    * en el juego = at play.
    * en el lado negativo = on the debit side, on the negative side, on the downside.
    * en el lado positivo = on the credit side, on the positive side, on the plus side, on the bright side.
    * en ello = therein, thereupon [thereon].
    * en el lugar del accidente = at the scene, at the scene of the accident.
    * en el lugar de los hechos = at the scene.
    * en el mandato = in office.
    * en el mando = at the wheel.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * en el marco de = within the ambit of, within the bounds of.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * en el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * en el mismo número de años = in as many years.
    * en el mismo orden que = in sync with.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo que nos rodea = out there.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el norte del estado = upstate.
    * en el núcleo = at the core (of).
    * en el ocaso = over the hill.
    * en el ojo del huracán = in the eye of the storm, in the eye of the hurricane.
    * en el orden del día = on the agenda.
    * en el origen (de) = in the early days (of).
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = be a case of the blind leading the blind.
    * en el pasado = in the past, in past eras, at some point in the past, in years gone by, in days gone by, in former times.
    * en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el período penoso de = in the throes of.
    * en el período previo a = in the run up to, during the run up to.
    * en el piso de abajo = downstairs.
    * en el piso de arriba = upstairs.
    * en el poder = in office.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el proceso = in the process.
    * en el propio campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el propio cortijo = on-farm.
    * en el próximo año = in the year ahead, in the coming year.
    * en el puesto de dirección = in the hot seat.
    * en el punto álgido de = at the height of.
    * en el punto de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el que = wherein.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * en el quinto coño = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quinto pino = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quirófano = under the knife.
    * en el resto = everywhere else.
    * en el resto de = elsewhere.
    * en el seguimiento de = in the pursuit of.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el seno de = within, among.
    * en el sentido de las agujas del reloj = clockwise.
    * en el sentido de que = in the sense that, along the lines that, in that.
    * en el sentido más amplio = in the broadest sense, in the widest sense.
    * en el sentido más general = in the broadest sense.
    * en el sentido que = in which.
    * en el timón = in the saddle.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * en el transcurso de = throughout the course of, throughout the course of, in the course of, during the course of, over the course of, throughout.
    * en el transcurso de algunos años = over a period of years.
    * en el transcurso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en el trasfondo de = at the root of.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último minuto = last minute [last-minute], at the last minute.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en el umbral de = on the threshold of.
    * en el vuelo = in-flight.
    * en entrante = recessed.
    * en entredicho = under challenge.
    * en episodios = episodic.
    * en época de carnaval = carnivalistically.
    * en época de feria = carnivalistically.
    * en época de paz = in peacetime, during peacetime.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times, in past eras.
    * en épocas de = in times of.
    * en épocas de guerra = in time(s) of war.
    * en épocas de paz = in time(s) of peace.
    * en épocas de prosperidad económica = in affluent times.
    * en épocas difíciles = in times of need.
    * en épocas pasadas = in past ages.
    * en escamas = flaky.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en ese mismo instante = at that very moment.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en ese sentido = on that score, to that effect.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en especial = especially (specially), notably, specially (especially).
    * en especie = in kind.
    * en espera = on hold.
    * en espiga = herringbone.
    * en esta coyuntura = at this juncture.
    * en estado = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de abandono = decaying, dilapidated, dilapidated.
    * en estado de alerta = on alert.
    * en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de buena esperanza = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.
    * en estado de reserva = on standby.
    * en estado de reserva, en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de sitio = in a state of siege, under siege.
    * en estado embrionario = embryo, embryonic, in embryonic stage, in embryo, in the embryo stage.
    * en esta época del año = around this time of year.
    * en esta ocasión = on this occasion.
    * en estas circunstancias = under these circumstances.
    * en esta situación = at this juncture.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en este contexto = against this background.
    * en este documento = herein, herewith, hereto.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en este mismo sentido = along the same lines.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en este período = in the course of events, during the course of events.
    * en este sentido = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en estos días = today, these days.
    * en estos tiempos = in these times, in this day and age.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * en estuche = boxed.
    * en excelente estado = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en excelentes condiciones = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en exceso = overflow, overflowing, excessively, excess, to excess.
    * en exclusiva = exclusively.
    * en existencia = in existence.
    * en expansión = expanded.
    * en exposición = on exhibit, on show, on display.
    * en + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal, come + Expresión Temporal.
    * en extensión = in length.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * en extremo = no end, to no end.
    * en fase terminal = terminally ill.
    * en favor de = in favour of.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * en forma = fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], toned.
    * en forma de = in the form of, in the shape of.
    * en forma de A = A-shaped.
    * en forma de arco = arched, bowed.
    * en forma de capa = cape-like.
    * en forma de cruz = cross-shaped.
    * en forma de cuadrado = square-shaped.
    * en forma de cuña = wedge-shaped.
    * en forma de cúpula = dome-shaped, domed.
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * en forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * en forma de L = L-shaped.
    * en forma de libro = in book form.
    * en forma de medialuna = crescent-shaped.
    * en forma de parásito = parasitically.
    * en forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * en forma de pirámide = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en forma de trompeta = trumpet-shaped.
    * en forma de U = U-shaped.
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * en forma física = physically fit.
    * en forma física y mental = physically and mentally fit.
    * en forma ovalada = oval-shaped.
    * en forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en formato de libro moderno = in codex form.
    * en formato digital = digitally.
    * en formato electrónico = in electronic form.
    * en formato MARC = in MARC form.
    * en formato papel = paper-based, in hard copy.
    * en frente = ahead, in front.
    * en frente de = in front of.
    * en funcionamiento = in operation.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en general = at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking.
    * en germinación = budding.
    * en gestación = in the making.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in record numbers, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte
    * * *
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio)

    viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel — they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel

    viven en la calle Goyathey live on o (BrE) in Goya Street

    nos quedamos en casawe stayed home (AmE), we stayed at home (BrE)

    b) ( dentro de) in
    c) ( sobre) on
    2) (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    3)
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad, cualidad)
    b) (indicando proporción, precio)

    lo vendió en $30 — he sold it for $30

    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 — the losses were calculated at $50,000

    4)
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in

    en buenas/malas condiciones — in good/bad condition

    en llamas — in flames, on fire

    ir en taxi/barco — to go by taxi/by boat

    fueron en bicicleta — they cycled, they went on their bikes

    5)

    ¿lo tienen en azul? — do you have it in blue?

    en la mañana/tarde/noche — (esp AmL) in the morning/afternoon/at night

    7)
    * * *
    = in, onto, into, at, throughout.

    Ex: The first institute, 'The Catalog: Its Nature and Prospects,' was held in New York City on October 9 and 10, 1975.

    Ex: When one is in place, the depression of a lever causes it to be photographed onto the next blank space.
    Ex: The application of a classification scheme to a set of documents should result in the ordering or arranging of that set of documents into groups or classes according to their subject content.
    Ex: He also resolved to talk with Cleo Passantino, a young librarian who had been at the library for three years and with whom he had had little contact.
    Ex: Throughout this chapter the term 'document' is used to refer to any item which might be found in a library or information center or data base.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * en abstracto = abstractly.
    * en abundancia = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully.
    * en activo = practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en adelante = forward [forwards].
    * en agradecimiento por = appreciative of.
    * en alerta roja = on red alert.
    * en alguna ocasión = on any one occasion.
    * en alguna parte = someplace.
    * en alguna parte de + Nombre = some way down + Nombre.
    * en algún lugar = somewhere, at some point.
    * en algún lugar (de por ahí) = somewhere out there.
    * en algún momento = somewhere along the line, sometime, at sometime, at some point, at some point in time, at one time or another.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sectores de la población = in some quarters.
    * en algunos sentidos = in some respects.
    * en algunos sitios = in places.
    * en alquiler = rented.
    * en alta mar = on the open sea, offshore, on the high seas.
    * en alza = on the upswing.
    * en ambas direcciones = two-way.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en ángulo = angled.
    * en ángulo recto = at right angles.
    * en antaño = in olden times, in olden days.
    * en antelación = anticipatory.
    * en anticipación = anticipatory.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en apariencia = apparently, looking, seemingly, on the face of it, on the surface, ostensibly.
    * en apenas nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en apoyo a = in support of.
    * en apuros = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits.
    * en aquel entonces = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time, in the course of events, during the course of events, back then, in those days.
    * en aquella época = at the time, at that time, in those days.
    * en aquellas ocasiones cuando = on occasions when.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en aquellos tiempos = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, in those days.
    * en aquel momento = at the time, the then + Nombre, by this time, at that time.
    * en aras a = in the name of.
    * en aras de = in the interest(s) of.
    * en armonía = harmoniously, in harmony.
    * en armonía con = in harmony with, in harness with, in keeping with, in tune with, in sync with.
    * en ascuas = on tenterhooks.
    * en auge = in ascendancy, buoyant, booming, on the rise, at high tide.
    * en aumento = burgeoning, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, on the rise, heightening.
    * en aumento gradual = gradually quickening.
    * en Babia = absent-minded.
    * en balde = in vain, vainly, to no avail, of no avail.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en bisel = angled.
    * en blanco = blankly, blank.
    * en blanco y negro = b&w (black and white).
    * en bloque = en bloc.
    * en boga = in vogue, in fashion, voguish.
    * en bolas = stark naked, in the nod, in the buff.
    * en breve = shortly, the long and (the) short of, soon [sooner -comp., soonest -sup.].
    * en broma = teasingly.
    * en buena compañía = in good company.
    * en buena condición = in good condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buena forma = in good nick.
    * en buena parte = for the most part.
    * en buenas condiciones para navegar = seaworthy.
    * en buenas manos = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * en buen estado = in good condition, in good working condition, in good shape, in good nick.
    * en buen estado de funcionamiento = in good working condition.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * en búsqueda de = a quest for.
    * en cada fase = at each stage.
    * en caída = flowing.
    * en caja = boxed.
    * en caliente = in the heat of the moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * en cama = abed.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en camino = on the way.
    * en cantidad = bulk.
    * en + Cantidad + años = in + Cantidad + years' time.
    * en capilla = on tenterhooks, in suspense.
    * en carnavales = carnivalistically.
    * en carne y hueso = in the flesh.
    * en casa = in the home.
    * en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo = the cobbler's children run barefoot.
    * en casi nada = in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time.
    * en casi todos los + Nombre = in just about every + Nombre.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency, in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en CD-ROM = CD-ROM-based.
    * en chirona = behind bars.
    * en ciernes = developing, budding, in the making.
    * en cierta medida = to some extent, to a certain extent, to some degree.
    * en ciertas circunstancias = in certain circumstances.
    * en ciertas ocasiones = at certain times.
    * en cierto grado = something of.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cierto sentido = in several respects, to some extent, in a sense, in some respects, to some degree.
    * en circuito cerrado = looped.
    * en círcuitos de segunda categoría = in the provinces.
    * en circuitos de segundo orden = in the provinces.
    * en circumstancias difíciles = under difficult circumstances.
    * en circunstancias misteriosas = in mysterious circumstances.
    * en circunstancias normales = in the course of events, during the course of events, under normal circumstances.
    * en circusntancias normales = in the normal run of things.
    * en coche = drive.
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en colaboración con, junto con, de manera conjunta con = in partnership with.
    * en color = coloured [colored, -USA], full-colour.
    * en columnas = columnar.
    * en colusión con = in collusion with, in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en coma = comatose.
    * en combinación con = in parallel to/with, in combination with.
    * en comisión de servicios = seconded.
    * en comparación = by comparison.
    * en comparación con = against, as compared to, set against, in comparison with, in comparison to.
    * en compensación = compensatory.
    * en complicidad con = in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in complicity with, in collusion with, in connivance with.
    * en común con = in common with.
    * en conciencia = in good conscience.
    * en conclusión = in conclusion.
    * en concordancia con = in accordance with, in accord with.
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * en condiciones = decent.
    * en condiciones de = in the position to.
    * en condiciones de igualdad = on an equal footing, on equal terms, on an equal basis.
    * en condiciones difíciles = under difficult conditions.
    * en conexión con = in respect of.
    * en confidencia = in confidence.
    * en conflicto (con) = in conflict (with).
    * en conformidad con = in conformity with, in keeping with.
    * en conjunción con = in conjunction with, in tandem with.
    * en conjunto = altogether, on balance, bulk, all in all, overall, overall.
    * en conmemoración de = in celebration of, commemorative.
    * en connivencia = colluding.
    * en connivencia con = in collusion with, in cahoots (with), in complicity with, in connivance with.
    * en consecuencia = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * en consecuencia lógica = by implication.
    * en consideración = under consideration.
    * en consideración a = for the sake of, out of consideration for, out of respect for.
    * en consonacia con = in line with.
    * en consonancia con = in concert with, in keeping with, in step with, in tune with, in consonance with.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the move, on the go.
    * en construcción = under development, under construction.
    * en contacto = in communication.
    * en contacto con la realidad = in touch with + reality.
    * en contadas ocasiones = rarely, seldom, on rare occasions.
    * en contenedor = containerised [containerized, -USA].
    * en continua expansión = expanding.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en contra = counterpoint, against.
    * en contra de la guerra = antiwar [anti-war].
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en contra de la raza blanca = anti-white [antiwhite].
    * en contra de la raza negra = antiblack [anti-black].
    * en contra de las circunstancias = against circumstances.
    * en contra de las instituciones = anti-establishment.
    * en contra del gobierno = anti-government.
    * en contraposición a = as opposed to, in contrast (to/with), in contradistinction to.
    * en contraste con = in contrast (to/with).
    * en contravención de = in contravention of.
    * en contubernio (con) = in cahoots (with).
    * en cooperación = cooperative [co-operative].
    * en cooperación con = in cooperation with.
    * en cooperativa = cooperatively [co-operatively].
    * en costras = caked.
    * en crisis = depressed, crisis-ridden, on the rocks.
    * en cuadernillo = in booklet form.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cualquier domingo = on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier lugar = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier momento = anytime, at any one time, at any point, at any point in time, at any time, at any moment, at any given point, at any moment in time, at any given moment, momentarily, on any given Sunday.
    * en cualquier momento en el futuro = at some stage.
    * en cualquier orden = either way round.
    * en cualquier otra circunstancia = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otra parte = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otra situación = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en cualquier otro lugar = anywhere else, everywhere else.
    * en cualquier otro momento = some other time.
    * en cualquier otro sitio = anywhere else.
    * en cualquier parte = anywhere, everywhere.
    * en cualquier sitio = everywhere, anywhere.
    * en cualquier situación = in any given situation.
    * en + Cuantificador + aspectos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en + Cuantificador + sentidos = in + Cuantificador + respects.
    * en cuanto a = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to.
    * en cuanto a él = as for him.
    * en cuanto a ella = as for her.
    * en cuanto a ellos = as for them.
    * en cuanto a los hechos = factually.
    * en cuanto a mí = as for me.
    * en cuanto a nosotros = as for us.
    * en cuanto a ti = as for you.
    * en cuanto a usted = as for you.
    * en cuanto a vosotros = as for you.
    * en cuanto + nacer = at birth.
    * en cuanto que = in that.
    * en cuarto lugar = fourthly.
    * en cuatro niveles = quadraplaner.
    * en cuclicllas = in a squatting position.
    * en cuclillas = squat, in a squat position, in a crouching position.
    * en cueros = in the buff, in the nod, stark naked.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * en cumplimiento con = in line with, in compliance with.
    * en cursiva = in italic type.
    * en curso = in process, underway [under way], in progress, ongoing [on-going], afoot, current, under preparation.
    * en curso de = in course of.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en danza = on the run.
    * en decadencia = bankrupt.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * en definitiva = in all, all in all, in the last analysis, in the final analysis, all things considered.
    * en definitiva, bien mirado, bien considerado = all things considered.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * en demasía = excess, to excess, excessively.
    * en desacuerdo = disapproving, at odds.
    * en desacuerdo con = at odds with.
    * en desarmonía con = out of tune with, out of keeping with.
    * en desarrollo = evolving, under development.
    * en descomposición = decaying, putrefying.
    * en desesperación = despairing, in despair.
    * en desuso = obsolete, disused.
    * en detalle = at length.
    * en deterioro = deteriorating, crumbling, decaying, dilapidated, disintegrating.
    * en determinadas ocasiones = sometimes, on particular occasions.
    * en detrimento de = to the detriment of, to + Posesivo + detriment, to the neglect of.
    * en diagonal = herringbone.
    * en días alternos = every other day.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * en dinero = monetised [monetized, -pl.].
    * en dirección de la proa = abaft.
    * en dirección este = eastward(s), eastbound.
    * en dirección norte = northbound.
    * en dirección oeste = westbound, westward(s).
    * en dirección sur = southward(s), southbound.
    * en disco = ondisc.
    * en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
    * en + Distancia + a la redonda = within + Distancia.
    * en distinta medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en distintas ocasiones = at different times, at various times, on several occasions.
    * en distinto grado = in varying measures, differing, to varying degrees.
    * en distintos formatos = multiform.
    * en distintos momentos = at different times, at various times.
    * en diversas lenguas = multilingually.
    * en diversas ocasiones = on several occasions.
    * en diverso grado = to varying extents, to varying degrees.
    * en diversos formatos = multiform.
    * en donde = where, wherein.
    * en dos años = over a two-year period.
    * en dos lenguas = bilingually.
    * en dos niveles = split-level.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell, in a nutshell.
    * en dos volúmenes = two-volume.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en edad de trabajar = working-age.
    * en efecto = to all intents and purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * en ejercicio = incumbent, practising [practicing, -USA].
    * en el abandono = in the wilderness.
    * en el acto = ipso facto, outright, on the spot, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], at the drop of a hat.
    * en el aire = in mid-air, airborne.
    * en el ámbito de = in the realm of.
    * en el año catapún = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el año del Señor = in the year of our Lord.
    * en el año entrante = in the coming year.
    * en el año próximo = in the coming year.
    * en el año venidero = in the coming year.
    * en el área de + Lugar = Lugar + area.
    * en el asiento de atrás = in the back seat.
    * en el asiento trasero = in the back seat.
    * en el aula de clase = classroom-based.
    * en el banquillo = on the bench.
    * en el blanco de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el camino = along the way, en route, in the process.
    * en el campo de = in the realm of, in the field of.
    * en el campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el candelero = in the spotlight.
    * en el cargo = in the saddle, in office.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el cine = at the movies.
    * en el clima actual de = in the present climate of.
    * en el contexto de = in the realm of.
    * en el culo = in the bottom.
    * en el culo del mundo = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el curso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el curso normal de = in the mainstream of.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas = in the normal run of things, in the normal run of events.
    * en el curso normal de las cosas, en el curso normal de los acontecimientos, = in the normal run of things.
    * en el curso normal de los acontecimientos = in the normal run of events, in the normal run of things.
    * en el desierto = in the wilderness.
    * en el detalle = in detail.
    * en el día a día = in the day to day, in the trenches.
    * en el dique seco = in dry dock, in the wilderness.
    * en el eje = at the core (of).
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en el escenario = on stage.
    * en el escenario mundial = on the world stage.
    * en el espacio = spatially.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en el estudio = at study, at study.
    * en el extranjero = abroad, overseas, offshore.
    * en el extremo opuesto = at the far end.
    * en el fin de semana = over the weekend, over the weekend, at the weekend.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * en el fondo = at heart, deep down, in the back of + Posesivo + mind, in the back of + Posesivo + head, at the back of + Posesivo + head, bottom line, the, in the bottom.
    * en el fondo de = at the root of.
    * en el futuro = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come.
    * en el futuro a largo plazo = in the long-term future.
    * en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro inmediato = in the offing, in the foreseeable future.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en el haber de Uno = under + Posesivo + belt.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el horizonte = on the horizon.
    * en el hospital = at the bedside.
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el instante en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el ínterin = in the interim, in the intervening years, in the intervening period, ad interim.
    * en el juego = at play.
    * en el lado negativo = on the debit side, on the negative side, on the downside.
    * en el lado positivo = on the credit side, on the positive side, on the plus side, on the bright side.
    * en ello = therein, thereupon [thereon].
    * en el lugar del accidente = at the scene, at the scene of the accident.
    * en el lugar de los hechos = at the scene.
    * en el mandato = in office.
    * en el mando = at the wheel.
    * en el mar = at sea.
    * en el marco de = within the ambit of, within the bounds of.
    * en el más allá = dead and gone.
    * en el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el mejor momento de Uno = at + Posesivo + (very) best.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * en el mismo número de años = in as many years.
    * en el mismo orden que = in sync with.
    * en el momento = on the spot.
    * en el momento actual = in this day and age, at the present time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * en el momento de = at the time (that/of).
    * en el momento de escribir estas líneas = at the time of writing.
    * en el momento de la impresión = at the time of going to print.
    * en el momento en que se necesita = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use.
    * en el momento en que + Subjuntivo = the moment + Verbo.
    * en el momento justo = on cue.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el momento oportuno = at the right time, not a moment too soon, not a minute too soon.
    * en el momento peor de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * en el mundo = on the face of the earth, on the world stage.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * en el mundo entero = all over the world, worldwide [world-wide], all around the world, throughout the world, around the planet, the world over.
    * en el mundo que nos rodea = out there.
    * en el nivel básico = at grass roots level.
    * en el nivel intermedio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el nivel medio de = in the middle range of.
    * en el norte del estado = upstate.
    * en el núcleo = at the core (of).
    * en el ocaso = over the hill.
    * en el ojo del huracán = in the eye of the storm, in the eye of the hurricane.
    * en el orden del día = on the agenda.
    * en el origen (de) = in the early days (of).
    * en el otro extremo = at the other extreme.
    * en el otro extremo de la escala = at the other end of the scale, at the other end of the spectrum, at the other extreme.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king, in the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    * en el país de los ciegos el tuerto es el rey = be a case of the blind leading the blind.
    * en el pasado = in the past, in past eras, at some point in the past, in years gone by, in days gone by, in former times.
    * en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el período penoso de = in the throes of.
    * en el período previo a = in the run up to, during the run up to.
    * en el piso de abajo = downstairs.
    * en el piso de arriba = upstairs.
    * en el poder = in office.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el proceso = in the process.
    * en el propio campus universitario = campus-based.
    * en el propio cortijo = on-farm.
    * en el próximo año = in the year ahead, in the coming year.
    * en el puesto de dirección = in the hot seat.
    * en el punto álgido de = at the height of.
    * en el punto de mira = in the spotlight, in the crosshairs.
    * en el que = wherein.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * en el quinto coño = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quinto pino = in the arse of nowhere.
    * en el quirófano = under the knife.
    * en el resto = everywhere else.
    * en el resto de = elsewhere.
    * en el seguimiento de = in the pursuit of.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el seno de = within, among.
    * en el sentido de las agujas del reloj = clockwise.
    * en el sentido de que = in the sense that, along the lines that, in that.
    * en el sentido más amplio = in the broadest sense, in the widest sense.
    * en el sentido más general = in the broadest sense.
    * en el sentido que = in which.
    * en el timón = in the saddle.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * en el transcurso de = throughout the course of, throughout the course of, in the course of, during the course of, over the course of, throughout.
    * en el transcurso de algunos años = over a period of years.
    * en el transcurso de la historia = in the course of history.
    * en el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * en el transcurso normal de + Posesivo + vida(s) = in the normal course of + Posesivo + life/lives.
    * en el trasfondo de = at the root of.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último minuto = last minute [last-minute], at the last minute.
    * en el último momento = at the eleventh hour, at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last, at the last minute.
    * en el umbral de = on the threshold of.
    * en el vuelo = in-flight.
    * en entrante = recessed.
    * en entredicho = under challenge.
    * en episodios = episodic.
    * en época de carnaval = carnivalistically.
    * en época de feria = carnivalistically.
    * en época de paz = in peacetime, during peacetime.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times, in past eras.
    * en épocas de = in times of.
    * en épocas de guerra = in time(s) of war.
    * en épocas de paz = in time(s) of peace.
    * en épocas de prosperidad económica = in affluent times.
    * en épocas difíciles = in times of need.
    * en épocas pasadas = in past ages.
    * en escamas = flaky.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en ese mismo instante = at that very moment.
    * en ese mismo momento = at that very moment.
    * en ese momento = at that point, at this point, at that time, just then, at that point in time.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en ese sentido = on that score, to that effect.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en espacios cerrados = indoors.
    * en especial = especially (specially), notably, specially (especially).
    * en especie = in kind.
    * en espera = on hold.
    * en espiga = herringbone.
    * en esta coyuntura = at this juncture.
    * en estado = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de abandono = decaying, dilapidated, dilapidated.
    * en estado de alerta = on alert.
    * en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de buena esperanza = pregnant, in the family way.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * en estado de descomposición = decaying.
    * en estado de deterioro = decaying, dilapidated.
    * en estado de reserva = on standby.
    * en estado de reserva, en estado de alerta, de guardia = on standby.
    * en estado de sitio = in a state of siege, under siege.
    * en estado embrionario = embryo, embryonic, in embryonic stage, in embryo, in the embryo stage.
    * en esta época del año = around this time of year.
    * en esta ocasión = on this occasion.
    * en estas circunstancias = under these circumstances.
    * en esta situación = at this juncture.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en este contexto = against this background.
    * en este documento = herein, herewith, hereto.
    * en este extremo = to this extent.
    * en este grado = to this extent.
    * en este mismo sentido = along the same lines.
    * en este momento = at this point, at this stage, at this juncture, at this time, at this moment in time, right now.
    * en este período = in the course of events, during the course of events.
    * en este sentido = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en estos días = today, these days.
    * en estos tiempos = in these times, in this day and age.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * en estuche = boxed.
    * en excelente estado = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en excelentes condiciones = in tip-top condition, in tip-top form.
    * en exceso = overflow, overflowing, excessively, excess, to excess.
    * en exclusiva = exclusively.
    * en existencia = in existence.
    * en expansión = expanded.
    * en exposición = on exhibit, on show, on display.
    * en + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal, come + Expresión Temporal.
    * en extensión = in length.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * en extremo = no end, to no end.
    * en fase terminal = terminally ill.
    * en favor de = in favour of.
    * en flor = in full blossom, in blossom.
    * en forma = fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], toned.
    * en forma de = in the form of, in the shape of.
    * en forma de A = A-shaped.
    * en forma de arco = arched, bowed.
    * en forma de capa = cape-like.
    * en forma de cruz = cross-shaped.
    * en forma de cuadrado = square-shaped.
    * en forma de cuña = wedge-shaped.
    * en forma de cúpula = dome-shaped, domed.
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * en forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * en forma de L = L-shaped.
    * en forma de libro = in book form.
    * en forma de medialuna = crescent-shaped.
    * en forma de parásito = parasitically.
    * en forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * en forma de pirámide = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en forma de trompeta = trumpet-shaped.
    * en forma de U = U-shaped.
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * en forma física = physically fit.
    * en forma física y mental = physically and mentally fit.
    * en forma ovalada = oval-shaped.
    * en forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * en formato de libro moderno = in codex form.
    * en formato digital = digitally.
    * en formato electrónico = in electronic form.
    * en formato MARC = in MARC form.
    * en formato papel = paper-based, in hard copy.
    * en frente = ahead, in front.
    * en frente de = in front of.
    * en funcionamiento = in operation.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en general = at large, by and large, for the most part, generally, in general, in the main, on balance, on the whole, overall, all in all, broadly, as a whole, generally speaking.
    * en germinación = budding.
    * en gestación = in the making.
    * en grado mínimo = minimally.
    * en gran cantidad = prodigiously.
    * en grandes cantidades = en masse, in good number, in record numbers, in bulk.
    * en grandes números = in record numbers.
    * en gran formato = oversize, oversized.
    * en gran medida = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree.
    * en gran número = numerously.
    * en gran parte

    * * *
    en
    1
    (refiriéndose a una ciudad, un edificio): viven en París/en una granja/en el número diez/en un hotel they live in Paris/on a farm/at number ten/in a hotel
    en el quinto piso on the sixth ( AmE) o ( BrE) fifth floor
    viven en la calle Goya they live on o ( BrE) in Goya Street
    nos quedamos en casa we stayed home ( AmE), we stayed at home ( BrE)
    métete en la cama get into bed
    lo puso en una caja he put it in a box
    metió la mano en el conducto she stuck her hand into ( o down etc) the pipe
    3 (sobre) on
    lo puso en la mesa/pared he put it on the table/wall
    se sentó en una silla/en un sillón she sat down on a chair/in an armchair
    tendrás que dormir en el suelo you'll have to sleep on the floor
    se le nota en la cara you can see it in his face
    B
    1 (expresando circunstancias, ambiente, medio) in
    vivir en armonía con la naturaleza to live in harmony with nature
    2
    de … en …: van de casa en casa/de puerta en puerta pidiendo dinero they go from house to house/from door to door asking for money
    nos tienes de sorpresa en sorpresa you're full of surprises
    C
    1 ‹un tema/una especialidad/una cualidad›
    es licenciado en filosofía he has a degree in philosophy
    es un experto en la materia he's an expert on the subject
    es muy bueno en historia he's very good at history
    supera a su hermana en inteligencia she surpasses her sister in intelligence
    2 ‹una proporción/un precio›
    ha aumentado en un diez por ciento it has gone up by ten per cent
    me lo vendió en $30 he sold it to me for $30
    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000 the losses were calculated at $50,000
    D
    1 ‹un estado/una manera› in
    en buenas/malas condiciones in good/bad condition
    un edificio en llamas a building in flames o on fire
    nos recibió en camisón he received us in his nightshirt
    con los músculos en tensión with (his) muscles tensed
    en posición vertical in an upright position
    2
    (con forma de): termina en punta it's pointed, it ends in o comes to a point
    colóquense en círculo get into o in a circle
    Luis Girón en el Alcalde Luis Girón as the Mayor
    pensamos ir en taxi/en coche/en barco we plan to go by taxi/by car/by boat
    ¿fueron en tren? — no, en avión did you go by train? — no, by plane o no, we flew
    fueron en bicicleta they cycled, they went on their bikes
    fuimos a dar una vuelta en coche we went for a drive o we went for a ride in the car
    E
    1
    (expresando el material): un modelo realizado en seda natural an outfit in natural silk
    ¿lo tienen en azul/(un) 38? do you have it in blue/a 38?
    una obra en tres actos a play in three acts
    ¿cuánto pesas en kilos? how much do you weigh in kilos?
    en ruso/en el código Morse in Russian/in Morse Code
    F
    (en expresiones de tiempo): en verano in (the) summer
    en mayo/1947 in May/1947
    en varias ocasiones on several occasions
    llegó justo en ese momento she arrived just at that moment, just then she arrived
    en la mañana/tarde ( esp AmL); in the morning/afternoon
    en la noche ( esp AmL); at night
    no vi a nadie en todo el día I didn't see anybody all day
    G
    no hay nada de malo en lo que hacen there's nothing wrong in what they're doing
    en + INF:
    tardó media hora en resolverlo it took her half an hour to work it out
    siempre es el último en salir he's always the last to leave
    2
    (con complementos de persona): en él ha encontrado un amigo she's found a friend in him
    problemas que se dan en las personas de edad problems which affect old people
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    en    
    en.
    en preposición
    1 ( en expresiones de lugar)
    a) (refiriéndose a ciudad, edificio):

    viven en París/en el número diez/en un hotel they live in Paris/at number ten/in a hotel;

    en el último piso on the top floor;
    está en la calle Goya it's on o (BrE) in Goya Street;
    en casa at home
    b) ( dentro de) in;


    c) ( sobre) on;


    se le nota en la cara you can see it in his face
    2 (expresando circunstancias, ambiente) in;

    3
    a) (indicando tema, especialidad):


    doctor en derecho Doctor of Law
    b) (indicando proporción, precio):


    en dólares in dollars
    4
    a) (indicando estado, manera) in;


    en llamas in flames, on fire


    colóquense en círculo get into o in a circle


    fueron en bicicleta they cycled, they went on their bikes;
    dimos una vuelta en coche we went for a ride in the car
    5


    una escultura en bronce a bronze (sculpture)

    en azul/ruso in blue/Russian

    6 ( con expresiones de tiempo):

    en varias ocasiones on several occasions;
    en la mañana/noche (esp AmL) in the morning/at night
    7


    fuí el último en salir I was the last to leave


    en preposición
    1 (lugar) in, on, at: nos encontramos en el autobús, we met on the bus
    en Barcelona/Río, in Barcelona/Rio
    en el cajón, in the drawer
    en casa/el trabajo, at home/work
    (sobre) en la mesa, on the table
    2 (tiempo) in, on, at: cae en lunes, it falls on a Monday
    en 1975, in 1975
    en ese preciso instante, at that very moment
    en un minuto, in a minute
    en primavera, in spring
    LAm en la mañana, in the morning
    3 (modo) en bata, in a dressing gown
    en francés, in French
    en serio, seriously
    4 (medio) by, in: puede venir en avión/ coche/metro/tren, she can come by air/car/tube/train
    ¿por qué no vienes en avión?, why don't you fly?
    5 (movimiento) into: entró en la habitación, he went into the room
    entró en escena, he went on stage
    6 (tema, materia) at, in
    es muy bueno en matemáticas, he's very good at maths
    experto en finanzas, expert in finances
    7 (partición, fases) in: hicimos el viaje en dos etapas, we did the journey in two stages
    8 (de... en...) entraremos de tres en tres, we shall go in three by three
    9 (con infinitivo) fue rápido en desenfundar, he was quick to pull out
    se le nota la timidez en el hablar, you can notice his shyness by the way he speaks
    'en' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatimiento
    - abdicar
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abogar
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abominar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abordar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - absorta
    - absorto
    - abstracta
    - abstracto
    - abstraída
    - abstraído
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - abundancia
    - abundante
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - academia
    - acariciar
    - acceder
    - acentuar
    - achantarse
    - achatamiento
    - achuchar
    - acoger
    - acomodar
    - acompañar
    - aconsejar
    - acontecer
    - acordar
    - acordarse
    - acostada
    - acostado
    - acostumbrada
    - acostumbrado
    English:
    A
    - aback
    - abdicate
    - abide
    - ablaze
    - able
    - above
    - above-board
    - abreast
    - abroad
    - abscess
    - absence
    - absent
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstract
    - abundant
    - academic
    - academy
    - accent
    - access
    - account
    - accustom
    - acknowledgement
    - acquiesce
    - acquire
    - act
    - acting
    - action
    - active
    - actually
    - add
    - add in
    - addition
    - adept
    - adequate
    - administration
    - admission
    - admit
    - advance
    - advantage
    - adventure
    - advertise
    - advertising
    - affair
    - affect
    - afford
    - afloat
    - afraid
    - after
    * * *
    EN nm (abrev de Encuentro Nacional)
    = Paraguayan political party
    * * *
    en
    prp
    1 ( dentro de) in;
    en un mes in a month;
    en junio in June;
    en casa at home;
    en el cielo in heaven
    2 ( sobre) on;
    en la mesa on the table;
    en la calle on the street, Br tb in the street
    :
    en coche/tren by car/train
    4
    :
    en inglés in English;
    póngamelo en la cuenta put it on my account;
    aumentar en un 10 % grow (by) 10%, increase (by) 10%
    * * *
    en prep
    1) : in
    en el bolsillo: in one's pocket
    en una semana: in a week
    2) : on
    en la mesa: on the table
    3) : at
    en casa: at home
    en el trabajo: at work
    en ese momento: at that moment
    * * *
    en prep
    ¿en qué calle vives? which street do you live in?
    2. (edificios, fiestas específicas) at
    3. (superficies, días concretos) on

    Spanish-English dictionary > en

  • 186 en consecuencia

    consequently, therefore, thus
    * * *
    = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so
    Ex. If the edition of the work is emphasised, then the work is entered accordingly as an edition of the original work.
    Ex. The headings consequently correspond to current American usage in both use of terms and spelling and often need amendment to make them consistent with local usage.
    Ex. Hence there is a vast range of different sizes and codings of marginal storage cards.
    Ex. In consequence, libraries found that they had to classify a substantial proportion of their intake if they were using DC, but very much less if they used LC.
    Ex. As a consequence of this fact the bibliographic control of maps is usually quite good in most countries.
    Ex. It follows that offenders who are remorseful should not be treated more leniently.
    Ex. On this basis innovative programmes would provide graduates with in-demand skills to complement the currently dominant model of technology-driven programmes.
    Ex. On that basis, consistency rose significantly, with 81% agreement among the three indexers = Como consecuencia, la coincidencia aumentó significativamente, obteniéndose una coincidencia del 81% entre los tres indizadores.
    Ex. The task of a modern information system is to describe such unformatted data automatically and in doing so, to support the user in storing and especially in retrieving natural language documents.
    * * *
    = accordingly, consequently, hence, in consequence, as a consequence (of), it follows that, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so

    Ex: If the edition of the work is emphasised, then the work is entered accordingly as an edition of the original work.

    Ex: The headings consequently correspond to current American usage in both use of terms and spelling and often need amendment to make them consistent with local usage.
    Ex: Hence there is a vast range of different sizes and codings of marginal storage cards.
    Ex: In consequence, libraries found that they had to classify a substantial proportion of their intake if they were using DC, but very much less if they used LC.
    Ex: As a consequence of this fact the bibliographic control of maps is usually quite good in most countries.
    Ex: It follows that offenders who are remorseful should not be treated more leniently.
    Ex: On this basis innovative programmes would provide graduates with in-demand skills to complement the currently dominant model of technology-driven programmes.
    Ex: On that basis, consistency rose significantly, with 81% agreement among the three indexers = Como consecuencia, la coincidencia aumentó significativamente, obteniéndose una coincidencia del 81% entre los tres indizadores.
    Ex: The task of a modern information system is to describe such unformatted data automatically and in doing so, to support the user in storing and especially in retrieving natural language documents.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en consecuencia

  • 187 en gran medida

    = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree
    Ex. These can be broadly categorised into the following two groups.
    Ex. This has been the case with newspapers which by and large have changed very little over the past century.
    Ex. Fiction classifications are used extensively in public libraries.
    Ex. The computer can greatly assist in thesaurus compilation and updating.
    Ex. Regular overhaul of guiding is important, especially for the new user who may rely heavily upon it.
    Ex. The reason for its popularity was largely that it was based upon a principle of conformity in essentials, and freedom in details.
    Ex. If the report is to a considerable extent in the words of the reporter then entry will be made under the heading for the reporter.
    Ex. UDC recognizes, to a high degree, the value of synthesis in classification.
    Ex. Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex. The importance of the practicum in the curriculum has ebbed and flowed tremendously throughout the history of library education.
    Ex. And with the advent of computers, we have vastly accelerated the pace at which we are proceeding.
    Ex. She is still very much a children's book borrower with a smattering of titles taken from the applied sciences, which in Susan's case meant books on cookery and needlework.
    Ex. Those of us who deal with cooperatively produced catalogs and buy MARC tapes from a vendor will certainly feel the effects of all this keenly.
    Ex. His excellent rapport with Congress was in no small way responsible for the progress made by LC during his administration.
    Ex. Consumer advice centres were not used to any great degree by the working classes or those groups most at risk as consumers -- the elderly, divorced, widowed and separated.
    Ex. In many ways, the order in DC is poor, separating language (400) from literature (800), and history (900) from the other social sciences (300) = En muchos sentidos, el orden de la CD es pobre al separar la lengua (400) de la literatura (800) y la historia (900) de las otras ciencias sociales (300).
    Ex. Only journals published in the USA and devoted exclusively or in large part to the literature of social gerontology are described here.
    Ex. Despite their weight of numbers, nurses have not been accorded a pre-eminent place in hospitals, and in large measure they continue to rely on medical libraries for their information needs.
    Ex. Although it may have taken a little while to find its feet, this collection is now a most significant resource in its own right, due in no small measure by the stimulation provided by Victorian historians.
    Ex. To a great extent, these are self-explanatory reasons.
    Ex. To a large degree, the image an institution creates is determined by the leader who is the directing force of that institution.
    Ex. To a great degree, it is the faculty that make the Stanford psychology program so reputable.
    * * *
    = broadly, by and large, extensively, greatly, heavily, largely, to a considerable extent, to a high degree, to a large extent, tremendously, vastly, very much, keenly, in no small way, to any great degree, in many ways, in large part, in large measure, in no small measure, to a great extent, to a large degree, to a great degree

    Ex: These can be broadly categorised into the following two groups.

    Ex: This has been the case with newspapers which by and large have changed very little over the past century.
    Ex: Fiction classifications are used extensively in public libraries.
    Ex: The computer can greatly assist in thesaurus compilation and updating.
    Ex: Regular overhaul of guiding is important, especially for the new user who may rely heavily upon it.
    Ex: The reason for its popularity was largely that it was based upon a principle of conformity in essentials, and freedom in details.
    Ex: If the report is to a considerable extent in the words of the reporter then entry will be made under the heading for the reporter.
    Ex: UDC recognizes, to a high degree, the value of synthesis in classification.
    Ex: Variations in the extent of the description between a set of entries account to a large extent for the distinction between main, added and unit entries.
    Ex: The importance of the practicum in the curriculum has ebbed and flowed tremendously throughout the history of library education.
    Ex: And with the advent of computers, we have vastly accelerated the pace at which we are proceeding.
    Ex: She is still very much a children's book borrower with a smattering of titles taken from the applied sciences, which in Susan's case meant books on cookery and needlework.
    Ex: Those of us who deal with cooperatively produced catalogs and buy MARC tapes from a vendor will certainly feel the effects of all this keenly.
    Ex: His excellent rapport with Congress was in no small way responsible for the progress made by LC during his administration.
    Ex: Consumer advice centres were not used to any great degree by the working classes or those groups most at risk as consumers -- the elderly, divorced, widowed and separated.
    Ex: In many ways, the order in DC is poor, separating language (400) from literature (800), and history (900) from the other social sciences (300) = En muchos sentidos, el orden de la CD es pobre al separar la lengua (400) de la literatura (800) y la historia (900) de las otras ciencias sociales (300).
    Ex: Only journals published in the USA and devoted exclusively or in large part to the literature of social gerontology are described here.
    Ex: Despite their weight of numbers, nurses have not been accorded a pre-eminent place in hospitals, and in large measure they continue to rely on medical libraries for their information needs.
    Ex: Although it may have taken a little while to find its feet, this collection is now a most significant resource in its own right, due in no small measure by the stimulation provided by Victorian historians.
    Ex: To a great extent, these are self-explanatory reasons.
    Ex: To a large degree, the image an institution creates is determined by the leader who is the directing force of that institution.
    Ex: To a great degree, it is the faculty that make the Stanford psychology program so reputable.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en gran medida

  • 188 en resumen

    in short, to sum up
    * * *
    = in conclusion, in summary, simply put, the long and (the) short of, in sum, in all, to sum up, to sum it up, in essence, put simply, all in all, simply stated
    Ex. In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.
    Ex. There are in summary two important applications for classification theory.
    Ex. Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
    Ex. The article ' The long and short of a new business model' reviews the application of CD-R on-demand publishing to fill the gap between producing a few copies and spending large sums on replicators to produce 1000 or more copies = El artículo "Un nuevo modelo económico en breve" analiza la aplicación de la publicación en CD-Grabable según la demanda para cubrir el vacío que existe entre producir unas cuentas copias o invertir grandes sumas de dinero en reproductores de CD-ROM para producir 1.000 o más copias.
    Ex. In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex. In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex. To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex. To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex. In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex. Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
    Ex. All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex. Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.
    * * *
    = in conclusion, in summary, simply put, the long and (the) short of, in sum, in all, to sum up, to sum it up, in essence, put simply, all in all, simply stated

    Ex: In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.

    Ex: There are in summary two important applications for classification theory.
    Ex: Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
    Ex: The article ' The long and short of a new business model' reviews the application of CD-R on-demand publishing to fill the gap between producing a few copies and spending large sums on replicators to produce 1000 or more copies = El artículo "Un nuevo modelo económico en breve" analiza la aplicación de la publicación en CD-Grabable según la demanda para cubrir el vacío que existe entre producir unas cuentas copias o invertir grandes sumas de dinero en reproductores de CD-ROM para producir 1.000 o más copias.
    Ex: In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex: In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex: To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex: To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex: In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex: Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
    Ex: All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex: Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en resumen

  • 189 en resumidas cuentas

    in short
    * * *
    = after all, in short, in a nutshell, in sum, to sum up, to sum it up, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, in essence, to make a long story short, all in all, all in all, the short story + be
    Ex. After all, the areas of diversification are catered for already by other types of information-related departments.
    Ex. In short, the work and approach of the chief librarian is crucial to the success of the library he serves.
    Ex. In a nutshell, I believe we must support all efforts to provide online computer access to bibliographic information.
    Ex. In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex. To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex. To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex. To cut a long story short, just as they were nearing the weir the engine stopped working and they had to jump into the water.
    Ex. Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
    Ex. In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex. 'Anyway, to make a long story short, Huish said he knows Lisa has been a little flighty at times'.
    Ex. All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex. All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex. I'll spare you all the details, but the short story is that he looked her up last year when he was travelling in Scandinavia, and was delighted to find her.
    * * *
    = after all, in short, in a nutshell, in sum, to sum up, to sum it up, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, in essence, to make a long story short, all in all, all in all, the short story + be

    Ex: After all, the areas of diversification are catered for already by other types of information-related departments.

    Ex: In short, the work and approach of the chief librarian is crucial to the success of the library he serves.
    Ex: In a nutshell, I believe we must support all efforts to provide online computer access to bibliographic information.
    Ex: In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex: To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex: To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex: To cut a long story short, just as they were nearing the weir the engine stopped working and they had to jump into the water.
    Ex: Drama is, bottom line, seen as a fluff subject by many people.
    Ex: In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex: 'Anyway, to make a long story short, Huish said he knows Lisa has been a little flighty at times'.
    Ex: All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex: All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex: I'll spare you all the details, but the short story is that he looked her up last year when he was travelling in Scandinavia, and was delighted to find her.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en resumidas cuentas

  • 190 encabezamiento

    m.
    1 heading.
    2 headline, caption, title, heading.
    * * *
    1 (gen) heading
    2 (fórmula) form of address
    3 (preámbulo) preamble
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=en periódico) headline, caption; (=de carta) heading; (=preámbulo) foreword, preface; (Com) bill head, letterhead
    2) (=registro) roll, register
    * * *
    a) ( en carta - saludo) opening; (- dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading
    * * *
    = heading, index entry, index heading, index term, subject statement, entry heading, rubric, category heading.
    Ex. A heading is the initial element of an entry, used as the principal filing element when the entry is arranged in an alphabetical listing.
    Ex. All index entries and references in a PRECIS index are derived from an indexing string.
    Ex. If one word is used out of context as an index heading, plainly it will be difficult to establish the interpretation to be placed on the homograph.
    Ex. This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex. Next, the computer generates a series of entries with a complete subject statement at every entry point.
    Ex. By contrast, in the 1962 BTI three entry headings, with one entry under each, and seven cross reference headings, have to be combed through to find reference from 'HYDROGEN Peroxide, Bleaching, Cotton' to its reverse.
    Ex. And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex. In one library, the director objected to the category heading 'Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender' = En una biblioteca, el director se opuso a que se utilizase la categoría "Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual y Transexual".
    ----
    * área de encabezamiento = header area.
    * asignar un encabezamiento = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading.
    * colocar como primer elemento de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead.
    * construir un encabezamiento = construct + heading.
    * encabezamiento aceptado = uniform heading.
    * encabezamiento adjetival = adjectival heading, adjectival phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético = alphabetical index heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materia = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento autorizado = established heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto = composite heading, compound heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * encabezamiento conceptual = concept heading.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * encabezamiento de autoridad = authority heading.
    * encabezamiento de forma = form heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase conjuntiva = conjunctive phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase preposicional = prepositional phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento demasiado general = much-too-broad heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia controlado = controlled subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de microficha = microfiche header.
    * encabezamiento de nombre = name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre corporativo = corporate name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre personal = personal name heading.
    * encabezamiento de referencia = reference heading.
    * encabezamiento general = class entry.
    * encabezamiento informativo = explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento informativo general = general explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento invertido = inverted heading.
    * encabezamiento no aceptado = unestablished heading.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * encabezamiento obsoleto = dead heading.
    * encabezamiento paralelo = parallel heading.
    * encabezamiento personal uniforme = uniform personal heading.
    * encabezamiento por título = title entry.
    * encabezamiento preciso = coextensive heading.
    * encabezamiento principal = lead term, main entry heading.
    * encabezamiento relacionado = related heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * encabezamientos de nombre y título = name-title headings.
    * encabezamiento secundario = added entry heading.
    * encabezamiento subdividido o con subdivisiones = subdivided heading.
    * encabezamiento temático = topical heading.
    * encabezamiento uniforme = uniform heading.
    * frase como encabezamiento = phrase heading.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de mat = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * normalización de un encabezamiento = establishment of + a uniform heading.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * registro de encabezamientos secundarios = tracing.
    * termino inicial de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead term, main heading.
    * traducción de encabezamientos a través de notaciones bibliográficas = information switching.
    * variante de un encabezamiento = variant heading.
    * * *
    a) ( en carta - saludo) opening; (- dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading
    * * *
    = heading, index entry, index heading, index term, subject statement, entry heading, rubric, category heading.

    Ex: A heading is the initial element of an entry, used as the principal filing element when the entry is arranged in an alphabetical listing.

    Ex: All index entries and references in a PRECIS index are derived from an indexing string.
    Ex: If one word is used out of context as an index heading, plainly it will be difficult to establish the interpretation to be placed on the homograph.
    Ex: This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex: Next, the computer generates a series of entries with a complete subject statement at every entry point.
    Ex: By contrast, in the 1962 BTI three entry headings, with one entry under each, and seven cross reference headings, have to be combed through to find reference from 'HYDROGEN Peroxide, Bleaching, Cotton' to its reverse.
    Ex: And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex: In one library, the director objected to the category heading 'Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender' = En una biblioteca, el director se opuso a que se utilizase la categoría "Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual y Transexual".
    * área de encabezamiento = header area.
    * asignar un encabezamiento = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading.
    * colocar como primer elemento de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead.
    * construir un encabezamiento = construct + heading.
    * encabezamiento aceptado = uniform heading.
    * encabezamiento adjetival = adjectival heading, adjectival phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético = alphabetical index heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materia = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento autorizado = established heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto = composite heading, compound heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * encabezamiento conceptual = concept heading.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * encabezamiento de autoridad = authority heading.
    * encabezamiento de forma = form heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase conjuntiva = conjunctive phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase preposicional = prepositional phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento demasiado general = much-too-broad heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia controlado = controlled subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de microficha = microfiche header.
    * encabezamiento de nombre = name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre corporativo = corporate name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre personal = personal name heading.
    * encabezamiento de referencia = reference heading.
    * encabezamiento general = class entry.
    * encabezamiento informativo = explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento informativo general = general explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento invertido = inverted heading.
    * encabezamiento no aceptado = unestablished heading.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * encabezamiento obsoleto = dead heading.
    * encabezamiento paralelo = parallel heading.
    * encabezamiento personal uniforme = uniform personal heading.
    * encabezamiento por título = title entry.
    * encabezamiento preciso = coextensive heading.
    * encabezamiento principal = lead term, main entry heading.
    * encabezamiento relacionado = related heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * encabezamientos de nombre y título = name-title headings.
    * encabezamiento secundario = added entry heading.
    * encabezamiento subdividido o con subdivisiones = subdivided heading.
    * encabezamiento temático = topical heading.
    * encabezamiento uniforme = uniform heading.
    * frase como encabezamiento = phrase heading.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de mat = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * normalización de un encabezamiento = establishment of + a uniform heading.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * registro de encabezamientos secundarios = tracing.
    * termino inicial de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead term, main heading.
    * traducción de encabezamientos a través de notaciones bibliográficas = information switching.
    * variante de un encabezamiento = variant heading.

    * * *
    1 (en una cartasaludo) opening, salutation ( frml); (— dirección, fecha) heading
    2 (en una ficha) heading
    3 (de un documento, apartado) heading
    * * *

    encabezamiento sustantivo masculino

    (— dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading

    encabezamiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (de una carta) heading
    (de un periódico) headline
    2 (de una manifestación) head
    ' encabezamiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rótulo
    English:
    rubric
    - head
    - heading
    * * *
    1. [de carta] opening;
    [de escrito, lista, apartado] heading; [en periódico] headline
    2. [preámbulo] foreword
    * * *
    m heading
    * * *
    1) : heading
    2) : salutation, opening
    * * *
    encabezamiento n heading

    Spanish-English dictionary > encabezamiento

  • 191 encerrar

    v.
    1 to shut up or in.
    2 to contain.
    sus palabras encerraban una amenaza there was a threat in his words
    3 to shut in, to close in, to confine, to lock in.
    Ella encerró al chico mal portado She shut in the misbehaving boy.
    4 to enclose, to encompass, to contain, to comprise.
    Ese poema encierra mucha verdad That poem encloses much truth.
    5 to surround, to hem.
    La cerca encierra el potrero The fence surrounds the pasture.
    6 to block in, to box in, to box up.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ACERTAR], like link=acertar acertar
    1 (gen) to shut in, shut up
    2 (con llave) to lock in, lock up
    3 (palabras, frases, etc) to put
    4 (ajedrez, damas) to block
    5 figurado (contener) to contain, include; (implicar) to involve
    1 (recogerse) to go into retreat; (en sí mismo) to become withdrawn
    * * *
    verb
    1) to lock up, shut up
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=meter) to shut (up); [con llave] to lock (up)
    2) (=contener) to contain
    3) (=implicar) to involve
    4) (Ajedrez, Damas) to block
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) < ganado> to shut up, pen; < persona> ( con llave) to lock up, to shut

    me encerró en mi habitaciónhe shut me o locked me in my room

    está para que lo encierren — (fam) he's crazy o a nut (colloq)

    2)
    a) ( contener) to contain
    b) ( conllevar) to involve, entail
    2.
    encerrarse v pron (refl) ( en una habitación) to shut oneself in; (en una fábrica, universidad) obreros/estudiantes to lock oneself in
    * * *
    = enclose, lock, intern, shut up, closet, hold + prisoner, coop up, hem + Nombre + in, pen.
    Ex. The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex. If the analogy with the fairy story is taken a little further it can be noted that no author really believes in dragons, wicked queens, fair maidens locked in high towers and the like.
    Ex. The Red Cross then established and ran a library for the about 500 asylum seekers who were interned on the ship awaiting police interviewing.
    Ex. Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex. Too often guests are snatched up on arrival and closeted away from the children before being produced like a rabbit out of a hat for the 'official' appearance.
    Ex. Tom Sutherland, a professor at the American University of Beirut, was kidnapped in 1985 and held prisoner for six and a half years, for much of the time shackled to his prisoner Terry Anderson.
    Ex. We've all heard of road rage: being cooped up in a car on a crowded freeway with no means of escape.
    Ex. The world of work is no longer constrained by the four physical dimensions of space and time that have hemmed us in for most of recorded history.
    Ex. There's also goats, but I don't think they're penned anywhere -- they seem to have the run of the place as much as the chickens.
    ----
    * encerrar con candado = padlock.
    * encerrar en una jaula = cage.
    * hora de encerrarse = curfew.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) < ganado> to shut up, pen; < persona> ( con llave) to lock up, to shut

    me encerró en mi habitaciónhe shut me o locked me in my room

    está para que lo encierren — (fam) he's crazy o a nut (colloq)

    2)
    a) ( contener) to contain
    b) ( conllevar) to involve, entail
    2.
    encerrarse v pron (refl) ( en una habitación) to shut oneself in; (en una fábrica, universidad) obreros/estudiantes to lock oneself in
    * * *
    = enclose, lock, intern, shut up, closet, hold + prisoner, coop up, hem + Nombre + in, pen.

    Ex: The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.

    Ex: If the analogy with the fairy story is taken a little further it can be noted that no author really believes in dragons, wicked queens, fair maidens locked in high towers and the like.
    Ex: The Red Cross then established and ran a library for the about 500 asylum seekers who were interned on the ship awaiting police interviewing.
    Ex: Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex: Too often guests are snatched up on arrival and closeted away from the children before being produced like a rabbit out of a hat for the 'official' appearance.
    Ex: Tom Sutherland, a professor at the American University of Beirut, was kidnapped in 1985 and held prisoner for six and a half years, for much of the time shackled to his prisoner Terry Anderson.
    Ex: We've all heard of road rage: being cooped up in a car on a crowded freeway with no means of escape.
    Ex: The world of work is no longer constrained by the four physical dimensions of space and time that have hemmed us in for most of recorded history.
    Ex: There's also goats, but I don't think they're penned anywhere -- they seem to have the run of the place as much as the chickens.
    * encerrar con candado = padlock.
    * encerrar en una jaula = cage.
    * hora de encerrarse = curfew.

    * * *
    encerrar [A5 ]
    vt
    A ‹persona› to lock up; ‹ganado› to shut up, pen
    lo han encerrado en la cárcel he's been locked up in prison o put behind bars
    me encerraban en mi habitación they used to shut me in my room
    encierra al perro shut the dog in
    está para que lo encierren ( fam); he's crazy o a nut ( colloq), he should be put away o certified ( colloq)
    nos dejaron encerrados en la oficina we got locked in the office
    encerrar algo entre comillas to put sth in quotation marks ( AmE) o ( BrE) inverted commas
    B
    1 (contener) to contain
    la película encierra una gran carga moral the movie contains o has a strong moral message
    2 (conllevar) to involve, entail
    no sabe el peligro que encierra she does not know the danger which it involves o entails
    ( refl) to shut oneself in
    se ha encerrado en su habitación he has shut himself in his room
    se encerró en un convento she shut herself away in a convent
    los trabajadores se encerraron en la fábrica the workers locked themselves in the factory o occupied the factory
    * * *

    encerrar ( conjugate encerrar) verbo transitivo
    1 ganado to shut up, pen;
    perroto shut … in;
    persona› (en cárcel, calabozo) to lock up;
    me encerró en mi habitación he shut me o locked me in my room;

    me dejaron encerrada en la oficina I got locked in the office
    2 ( conllevar) ‹peligro/riesgo to involve, entail
    encerrarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ( en habitación) to shut oneself in;
    (en fábrica, universidad) [obreros/estudiantes] to lock oneself in
    encerrar verbo transitivo
    1 to shut in: encerraron al perro en la cocina, they shut the dog in the kitchen
    (con llave) to lock in
    2 (entrañar) to contain, include: la Esfinge encierra la clave, the Sphinx holds the key
    ' encerrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    encierra
    English:
    confine
    - enclose
    - hem in
    - lock in
    - lock up
    - put away
    - seal in
    - shut away
    - shut in
    - shut up
    - coop
    - hem
    - lock
    - put
    - shut
    * * *
    vt
    1. [recluir] to shut up o in;
    [con llave] to lock up o in; [en la cárcel] to lock away o up; [ganado, rebaño] to pen (up); [gallinas] to shut up; [en carreras] to box in;
    lo encerraron en un psiquiátrico they shut him away o up in a mental hospital;
    me encerraron en la curva y no pude esprintar they boxed me in on the bend and I couldn't put on a sprint;
    Fam
    estar para que lo/la/ etc[m5]. encierren to be off one's head
    2. [contener] to contain;
    el espectáculo encierra grandes sorpresas the show has some big surprises;
    sus palabras encerraban una amenaza there was a threat in his words
    3. [en ajedrez] to checkmate
    4. [con signos de puntuación] to enclose ( entre in);
    encerró el comentario entre paréntesis she enclosed the comment in brackets
    * * *
    v/t
    1 lock up, shut up
    2 ( contener) contain
    * * *
    encerrar {55} vt
    1) : to lock up, to shut away
    2) : to contain, to include
    3) : to involve, to entail
    * * *
    1. (en general) to shut up [pt. & pp. shut]
    2. (con llave) to lock

    Spanish-English dictionary > encerrar

  • 192 encontrar

    v.
    1 to find.
    lo encontré durmiendo I found him sleeping
    Ella encuentra monedas en la calle She finds coins in the street.
    Ella encontró su destino She found her destiny.
    2 to encounter (dificultades).
    3 to find.
    no lo encuentro tan divertido como dice la gente I don't find it o think it is as funny as people say
    no sé qué le encuentran a ese pintor I don't know what they see in that painter
    4 to meet, to encounter, to come upon, to find.
    Ella encontró a su media naranja She met her better half.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ CONTAR], like link=contar contar
    1 (gen) to find
    2 (una persona sin buscar) to come across, meet, bump into
    3 (dificultades) to run into, come up against
    4 (creer) to think, find
    5 (notar) to find
    6 (chocar) to collide
    1 (estar) to be
    2 (persona) to meet; (por casualidad) to bump into, run into, meet
    3 (dificultades) to run into
    4 (chocar) to collide
    5 figurado (sentirse) to feel, be
    \
    encontrarse con ganas de hacer algo / encontrarse con fuerzas para hacer algo to feel like doing something
    * * *
    verb
    2) meet
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=hallar buscando) to find

    no encuentro mi nombre en la listaI can't find o see my name on the list

    2) [por casualidad] [+ objeto, dinero] to find, come across; [+ persona] to meet, run into

    le encontraron un tumor — they found him to have a tumour, he was found to have a tumour

    encontrar a algn haciendo algo — to find sb doing sth

    3) [+ oposición] to meet with, encounter; [+ problema] to find, encounter, come across

    encontrar dificultades — to encounter difficulties, run into trouble

    4) (=percibir) to see
    5) (=considerar) to find

    ¿encuentras el libro fácil de leer? — do you find the book easy to read?

    ¿cómo encontraste a tus padres después del viaje? — how did you find your parents after the trip?

    ¿qué tal me encuentras? — how do I look?

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( buscando) <casa/trabajo/persona> to find
    b) ( casualmente) <cartera/billete> to find, come across
    2) ( descubrir) <falta/error> to find, spot; <cáncer/quiste> to find, discover
    3) <obstáculo/dificultad> to meet (with), encounter

    allí encontró la muerte — (period) he met his death there

    4) (+ compl)

    ¿cómo encontraste el país? — how did the country seem to you?

    2.
    1) encontrarse v pron
    2)

    encontrarse con alguien — to meet somebody, bump into somebody (colloq)

    b) (refl) (Psic) tb
    3) (recípr)
    a) ( reunirse) to meet; ( por casualidad) to meet, bump into each other (colloq)
    b) carreteras/líneas to meet
    4) (enf) ( inesperadamente) < persona> to meet, bump into (colloq); <billete/cartera> to find, come across
    5) (frml) ( estar) to be
    * * *
    = dig up, encounter, find, locate, spot, trace, track, turn up, find + Posesivo + way to, disinter, ferret out, root out, lay + hands on, come by, track down, bump into.
    Ex. The list of changed headings is almost literally endless if you have the patience to dig them all up.
    Ex. This simple observation also goes some of the way towards explaining the variety of tools, methods and systems which are encountered in the organisation knowledge.
    Ex. Wherever abstracts are found they are included to save the user's time in information gathering and selection.
    Ex. This order suffices for a list whose purpose is to identify and locate documents, whose bibliographic details are already known.
    Ex. When all necessary amendments have been spotted, edit the draft abstract and make any improvements to the style that are possible.
    Ex. The author approach remains an important means of tracing a specific document.
    Ex. The index fields are used for tracking annual indexes.
    Ex. Although I have not done a complete analytical search of library literature for discussions of the structures of catalogs, preliminary searches have turned up little except for historical discussions.
    Ex. He found his way quickly and easily to the materials he needed.
    Ex. Tests such as this one will often disinter the real citation intended but it is a time consuming task.
    Ex. As a rule analysts are left on their own to ferret out useful and appropriate areas to be investigated.
    Ex. The article has the title ' Rooting out journals on the Net'.
    Ex. It is, therefore, expedient to look into history to lay hands on the root of the problem.
    Ex. This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex. In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.
    Ex. Slake is such a dreamer that he bumps into lampposts.
    ----
    * buscar y encontrar = match.
    * difícil de encontrar = hard-to-find.
    * dificultad + encontrarse = difficulty + lie.
    * el que lo encuentre se lo queda = finders keepers.
    * encontrar aceptación = find + favour, find + acceptance, find + a home.
    * encontrar + Adjetivo + de + Infinitivo = find it + Adjetivo + to + Infinitivo.
    * encontrar afinidades = find + common ground.
    * encontrar Algo demasiado difícil = be out of + Posesivo + league.
    * encontrar Algo difícil = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * encontrar alojamiento = find + a home.
    * encontrar aplicación práctica = find + application.
    * encontrar casa = find + a home.
    * encontrar confortable = find + comfortable.
    * encontrar cosas comunes = find + common ground.
    * encontrar defectos = fault.
    * encontrar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * encontrar difícil de explicar = be hard put to explain.
    * encontrar difícil + Infinitivo = find it hard to + Infinitivo.
    * encontrar dificultades = encounter + difficulties, encounter + limitations.
    * encontrar eco en = find + echo in.
    * encontrar el camino = wayfinding, wind + Posesivo + way.
    * encontrar el camino de vuelta = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * encontrar el equilibrio = strike + the right note.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar el punto medio = strike + the right note.
    * encontrar el tiempo = make + an opportunity.
    * encontrar en abundancia = find + in abundance.
    * encontrar evidencias = find + evidence.
    * encontrar expresión = find + expression.
    * encontrar información = dredge up + information.
    * encontrar justificación = build + a case for.
    * encontrar la forma de = devise + ways.
    * encontrar la horma de + Posesivo + zapato = meet + Posesivo + match.
    * encontrar la realización de Uno = be + Posesivo + big scene.
    * encontrar la salida a = find + a/the way out of.
    * encontrarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * encontrarle el truco a Algo = have + a handle on, get + a handle on.
    * encontrarle el truquillo a Algo = have + a handle on, get + a handle on.
    * encontrarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * encontrar limitaciones = encounter + limitations.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * encontrar oposición = meet with + opposition, find + opposition.
    * encontrar placer = find + delight, find + enjoyment.
    * encontrar por casualidad = come across, chance on/upon, stumble on.
    * encontrar pruebas = find + evidence.
    * encontrarse = occur, be positioned, reside, stand on, come upon, be poised, meet up, find + Reflexivo.
    * encontrarse a gusto = be at ease.
    * encontrarse ante un reto = in the face of + challenge.
    * encontrarse cara a cara = come + face to face.
    * encontrarse con = meet, run into, cross + Posesivo + path.
    * encontrarse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * encontrarse confortable = be at ease.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con sorpresas = encounter + surprises.
    * encontrarse con una barrera = face + barrier.
    * encontrarse con una limitación = face + limitation.
    * encontrarse con una situación = come across + situation, meet + situation.
    * encontrarse con una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * encontrarse con una traba = face + limitation, face + barrier.
    * encontrarse con un obstáculo = face + obstacle.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * encontrarse en = lie (in), be based at.
    * encontrarse en casa = be in.
    * encontrarse en dificultades = find + Reflexivo + in difficulties.
    * encontrarse en el trasfondo de = lie at + the root of.
    * encontrarse en una mejor situación económica = be economically better off.
    * encontrarse en un dilema = be caught in a conundrum.
    * encontrarse en un impás = face + impasse.
    * encontrarse en ventaja = find + Reflexivo + at an advantage.
    * encontrarse fuera de lugar = be out of + Posesivo + element, be out of place.
    * encontrar simpatizadores = find + friends.
    * encontrar suerte = be in for a good thing, come in for + a good thing, be into a good thing.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * encontrar su sitio = find + a home.
    * encontrar tiempo = find + time.
    * encontrar trabajo = find + a job.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encontrar una salida a = find + a/the way out of.
    * encontrar una solución = find + solution, develop + solution.
    * encontrar un chollo = come in for + a good thing, be in for a good thing, be into a good thing.
    * encontrar un equilibrio = find + a balance.
    * encontrar un hueco = find + a home.
    * encontrar un término medio entre... y = tread + a middle path between... and.
    * intentar encontrar un término medio entre... y... = tread + a delicate line between... and.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * orígenes + encontrarse = origins + lie.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * respuesta + encontrar = answer + lie.
    * ser difícil de encontrar = be hard to find.
    * solución + encontrarse en = solution + lie in.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( buscando) <casa/trabajo/persona> to find
    b) ( casualmente) <cartera/billete> to find, come across
    2) ( descubrir) <falta/error> to find, spot; <cáncer/quiste> to find, discover
    3) <obstáculo/dificultad> to meet (with), encounter

    allí encontró la muerte — (period) he met his death there

    4) (+ compl)

    ¿cómo encontraste el país? — how did the country seem to you?

    2.
    1) encontrarse v pron
    2)

    encontrarse con alguien — to meet somebody, bump into somebody (colloq)

    b) (refl) (Psic) tb
    3) (recípr)
    a) ( reunirse) to meet; ( por casualidad) to meet, bump into each other (colloq)
    b) carreteras/líneas to meet
    4) (enf) ( inesperadamente) < persona> to meet, bump into (colloq); <billete/cartera> to find, come across
    5) (frml) ( estar) to be
    * * *
    = dig up, encounter, find, locate, spot, trace, track, turn up, find + Posesivo + way to, disinter, ferret out, root out, lay + hands on, come by, track down, bump into.

    Ex: The list of changed headings is almost literally endless if you have the patience to dig them all up.

    Ex: This simple observation also goes some of the way towards explaining the variety of tools, methods and systems which are encountered in the organisation knowledge.
    Ex: Wherever abstracts are found they are included to save the user's time in information gathering and selection.
    Ex: This order suffices for a list whose purpose is to identify and locate documents, whose bibliographic details are already known.
    Ex: When all necessary amendments have been spotted, edit the draft abstract and make any improvements to the style that are possible.
    Ex: The author approach remains an important means of tracing a specific document.
    Ex: The index fields are used for tracking annual indexes.
    Ex: Although I have not done a complete analytical search of library literature for discussions of the structures of catalogs, preliminary searches have turned up little except for historical discussions.
    Ex: He found his way quickly and easily to the materials he needed.
    Ex: Tests such as this one will often disinter the real citation intended but it is a time consuming task.
    Ex: As a rule analysts are left on their own to ferret out useful and appropriate areas to be investigated.
    Ex: The article has the title ' Rooting out journals on the Net'.
    Ex: It is, therefore, expedient to look into history to lay hands on the root of the problem.
    Ex: This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex: In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.
    Ex: Slake is such a dreamer that he bumps into lampposts.
    * buscar y encontrar = match.
    * difícil de encontrar = hard-to-find.
    * dificultad + encontrarse = difficulty + lie.
    * el que lo encuentre se lo queda = finders keepers.
    * encontrar aceptación = find + favour, find + acceptance, find + a home.
    * encontrar + Adjetivo + de + Infinitivo = find it + Adjetivo + to + Infinitivo.
    * encontrar afinidades = find + common ground.
    * encontrar Algo demasiado difícil = be out of + Posesivo + league.
    * encontrar Algo difícil = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * encontrar alojamiento = find + a home.
    * encontrar aplicación práctica = find + application.
    * encontrar casa = find + a home.
    * encontrar confortable = find + comfortable.
    * encontrar cosas comunes = find + common ground.
    * encontrar defectos = fault.
    * encontrar defectos en = find + fault with, see + faults in.
    * encontrar difícil de explicar = be hard put to explain.
    * encontrar difícil + Infinitivo = find it hard to + Infinitivo.
    * encontrar dificultades = encounter + difficulties, encounter + limitations.
    * encontrar eco en = find + echo in.
    * encontrar el camino = wayfinding, wind + Posesivo + way.
    * encontrar el camino de vuelta = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * encontrar el equilibrio = strike + the right note.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar el punto medio = strike + the right note.
    * encontrar el tiempo = make + an opportunity.
    * encontrar en abundancia = find + in abundance.
    * encontrar evidencias = find + evidence.
    * encontrar expresión = find + expression.
    * encontrar información = dredge up + information.
    * encontrar justificación = build + a case for.
    * encontrar la forma de = devise + ways.
    * encontrar la horma de + Posesivo + zapato = meet + Posesivo + match.
    * encontrar la realización de Uno = be + Posesivo + big scene.
    * encontrar la salida a = find + a/the way out of.
    * encontrarle defectos a todo = nitpick.
    * encontrarle el truco a Algo = have + a handle on, get + a handle on.
    * encontrarle el truquillo a Algo = have + a handle on, get + a handle on.
    * encontrarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * encontrar limitaciones = encounter + limitations.
    * encontrar muy difícil = be hard-pushed to.
    * encontrar oposición = meet with + opposition, find + opposition.
    * encontrar placer = find + delight, find + enjoyment.
    * encontrar por casualidad = come across, chance on/upon, stumble on.
    * encontrar pruebas = find + evidence.
    * encontrarse = occur, be positioned, reside, stand on, come upon, be poised, meet up, find + Reflexivo.
    * encontrarse a gusto = be at ease.
    * encontrarse ante un reto = in the face of + challenge.
    * encontrarse cara a cara = come + face to face.
    * encontrarse con = meet, run into, cross + Posesivo + path.
    * encontrarse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * encontrarse confortable = be at ease.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con sorpresas = encounter + surprises.
    * encontrarse con una barrera = face + barrier.
    * encontrarse con una limitación = face + limitation.
    * encontrarse con una situación = come across + situation, meet + situation.
    * encontrarse con una sorpresa desagradable = rude awakening + be in store, be in for a rude awakening.
    * encontrarse con una traba = face + limitation, face + barrier.
    * encontrarse con un obstáculo = face + obstacle.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * encontrarse en = lie (in), be based at.
    * encontrarse en casa = be in.
    * encontrarse en dificultades = find + Reflexivo + in difficulties.
    * encontrarse en el trasfondo de = lie at + the root of.
    * encontrarse en una mejor situación económica = be economically better off.
    * encontrarse en un dilema = be caught in a conundrum.
    * encontrarse en un impás = face + impasse.
    * encontrarse en ventaja = find + Reflexivo + at an advantage.
    * encontrarse fuera de lugar = be out of + Posesivo + element, be out of place.
    * encontrar simpatizadores = find + friends.
    * encontrar suerte = be in for a good thing, come in for + a good thing, be into a good thing.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * encontrar su sitio = find + a home.
    * encontrar tiempo = find + time.
    * encontrar trabajo = find + a job.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encontrar una salida a = find + a/the way out of.
    * encontrar una solución = find + solution, develop + solution.
    * encontrar un chollo = come in for + a good thing, be in for a good thing, be into a good thing.
    * encontrar un equilibrio = find + a balance.
    * encontrar un hueco = find + a home.
    * encontrar un término medio entre... y = tread + a middle path between... and.
    * intentar encontrar un término medio entre... y... = tread + a delicate line between... and.
    * no encontrar nada + Adjetivo = find far from + Adjetivo.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * orígenes + encontrarse = origins + lie.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * respuesta + encontrar = answer + lie.
    * ser difícil de encontrar = be hard to find.
    * solución + encontrarse en = solution + lie in.

    * * *
    vt
    A
    1 (buscando) ‹casa/trabajo/persona› to find
    por fin encontró el vestido que quería she finally found the dress she wanted
    no encuentro mi nombre en la lista I can't see o find my name on the list
    ¿dónde puedo encontrar al director? where can I find the manager?
    no encontré entradas para el teatro I couldn't get tickets for the theater
    yo a esto no le encuentro lógica I can't see the logic in this
    lo encontré llorando I found him crying
    2 (casualmente) ‹cartera/billete› to find, come across, come upon o on
    lo encontré (de casualidad) I found it o came across it o came on o upon it (by chance)
    B (descubrir) ‹falta/error› to find, spot; ‹cáncer/quiste› to find, discover
    le encontraron un tumor they found o discovered that he had a tumor
    C ‹obstáculo/dificultad› to meet with, meet, encounter
    no encontró ninguna oposición a su plan his plan didn't meet with o come up against o encounter any opposition
    el accidente donde encontró la muerte ( period); the accident in which he met his death
    Sentido II (+ compl):
    te encuentro muy cambiado you've changed a lot, you look very different
    ¡qué bien te encuentro! you look so well!
    encuentro ridículo todo este protocolo I find all this formality ridiculous, all this formality seems ridiculous to me
    ¿cómo encontraste el país después de tantos años? what did you make of the country o how did the country seem to you after all these years?
    encontré muy acertadas sus intervenciones I found his comments very relevant, I thought his comments were very relevant
    la encuentro muy desmejorada she seems a lot worse
    lo encuentro muy aburrido I find him very boring, I think he is very boring
    encontré la puerta cerrada I found the door shut
    A
    1 (por casualidad) encontrarse CON algn to meet sb, bump o run INTO sb ( colloq)
    2 ( refl) ( Psic) tb
    encontrarse a sí mismo to find oneself
    B ( recípr)
    1 (reunirse) to meet; (por casualidad) to meet, bump o run into each other ( colloq)
    hemos quedado en encontrarnos en la estación we've arranged to meet at the station
    2 «carreteras/líneas» to meet
    C ( enf) (inesperadamente) ‹persona› to meet, bump o run into ( colloq); ‹billete/cartera› to find, come across, come on
    cuando volvió se encontró la casa patas arriba when he returned he found the house in a mess
    encontrarse CON algo:
    cuando volví me encontré con que todos se habían ido I got back to find that they had all gone, when I got back I found they had all gone
    A (en un estado, una situación) to be
    hoy me encuentro mucho mejor I am feeling a lot better today
    el enfermo se encuentra fuera de peligro the patient is out of danger
    la oficina se encontraba vacía the office was empty
    no se encuentra con fuerzas para continuar he doesn't have the strength to go on
    el jefe se encuentra en una reunión the boss is in a meeting
    la catedral se encuentra en el centro de la ciudad the cathedral is situated in the city center
    entre las obras expuestas se encuentra su famosa Última Cena among the works on display is his famous Last Supper
    en este momento el doctor no se encuentra the doctor is not here o is not in at the moment
    * * *

     

    encontrar ( conjugate encontrar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) ( buscando) ‹casa/trabajo/persona to find;


    no le encuentro lógica I can't see the logic in it
    b) ( casualmente) ‹cartera/billete to find, come across

    c) ( descubrir) ‹falta/error to find, spot;

    cáncer/quiste to find, discover
    d)obstáculo/dificultad to meet (with), encounter

    2 (+ compl):

    lo encuentro ridículo I find it ridiculous;
    ¿cómo encontraste el país? how did the country seem to you?
    encontrarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( por casualidad) encontrarse con algn to meet sb, bump into sb (colloq)
    2 ( recípr)

    ( por casualidad) to meet, bump into each other (colloq)
    b) [carreteras/líneas] to meet

    3 ( enf) ( inesperadamente) ‹billete/cartera to find, come across;

    4 (frml) ( estar) to be;

    el hotel se encuentra cerca de la estación the hotel is (located) near the station
    encontrar verbo transitivo
    1 (algo/alguien buscado) to find: no encuentro el momento adecuado para decírselo, I can't find the right time to tell him
    2 (tropezar) to meet: encontré a Luisa en el cine, I met Luisa at the cinema
    encontrarás serias dificultades, you'll come up against serious difficulties
    3 (considerar, parecer) lo encuentro de mal gusto, I find it in bad taste
    ' encontrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acertar
    - aparecer
    - aterrizar
    - atinar
    - colocarse
    - desconocer
    - discografía
    - fórmula
    - hallar
    - horma
    - mariposear
    - parte
    - buscar
    - dar
    - encuentra
    - esquivo
    - solución
    - ver
    English:
    bear
    - difficulty
    - dig around
    - discover
    - find
    - fit in
    - flesh
    - forgetful
    - get
    - grade
    - housekeeper
    - intensify
    - intimate
    - locate
    - lodging
    - loophole
    - pent-up
    - replacement
    - scrabble
    - speed up
    - store up
    - strike
    - traceable
    - trail
    - try
    - be
    - come
    - encounter
    - explain
    - fumble
    - high
    - meet
    - run
    - seek
    - solve
    - spot
    - stumble
    - time
    - word
    - work
    * * *
    vt
    1. [buscando, por casualidad] to find;
    he encontrado el paraguas I've found my umbrella;
    encontré el libro que buscaba I found the book I was looking for;
    le han encontrado un cáncer they've diagnosed her as having cancer;
    encontré la mesa puesta I found the table already set;
    lo encontré durmiendo I found him sleeping;
    no encuentro palabras para expresar mi gratitud I can't find the words to express my gratitude;
    CSur Fam
    encontrar la vuelta a algo to get to grips with sth
    2. [dificultades] to encounter;
    no encontraron ninguna oposición al proyecto they encountered no opposition to the project
    3. [juzgar, considerar] to find;
    encontré muy positivos tus comentarios I found your comments very positive;
    encuentro infantil tu actitud I find your attitude childish;
    encuentro la ciudad/a tu hermana muy cambiada the city/your sister has changed a lot, I find the city/your sister much changed;
    no lo encuentro tan divertido como dice la gente I don't find it o think it is as funny as people say;
    no sé qué le encuentran a ese pintor I don't know what they see in that painter
    * * *
    v/t find
    * * *
    encontrar {19} vt
    1) hallar: to find
    2) : to encounter, to meet
    * * *
    encontrar vb to find [pt. & pp. found]
    ¿has encontrado las llaves? have you found your keys?

    Spanish-English dictionary > encontrar

  • 193 engañar

    v.
    1 to deceive, to trick, to take in, to fool.
    2 to deceive, to lie.
    3 to cheat on, to cuckold, to be unfaithful to, to deceive.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to deceive, mislead, fool, take in
    2 (estafar) to cheat, trick
    3 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    1 to be deceptive
    1 (ilusionarse) to deceive oneself
    2 (equivocarse) to be mistaken, be wrong
    \
    engañar el hambre figurado to stave off hunger
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ persona] (=embaucar) to deceive, trick; (=despistar) to mislead; [con promesas, esperanzas] to delude; (=estafar) to cheat, swindle

    engaña a su mujer — he's unfaithful to his wife, he's cheating on his wife

    2)
    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( hacer errar en el juicio) to deceive, mislead

    lo engañó haciéndole creer que... — she deceived him into thinking that...

    engañar a alguien para que + subj — to trick somebody into -ing

    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)
    c) ( ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on
    2.
    engañarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    b) ( equivocarse) to be mistaken

    duró, si no me engaño, hasta junio — it lasted until June, if I'm not mistaken

    * * *
    = fool, hoodwink, deceive, cheat (on), delude, trick, dupe, perpetrate + deception, practise + a deception, rip off, take in, swindle, fiddle, bamboozle, shortchange, bluff, cheat + Posesivo + way through, be had, humbug, lead + Nombre + down the garden path, con, hoax, bullshit.
    Ex. We may be fooling ourserlves and I would caution public libraries, school libraries and libraries in general that indeed one code might not satisfy all our needs.
    Ex. In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
    Ex. Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex. Students who cheat on literature searching, for instance, will not get the full benefit of the course.
    Ex. Nonetheless, it is claimed that his 1987 graduate and undergraduate editions continue to delude students seeking information about schools to attend, including schools of library science.
    Ex. People will try to trick or deceive systems that support intrinsically social activities.
    Ex. He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
    Ex. The public should at least be told that they will end up paying dearly for the deception being perpetrated upon them.
    Ex. Librarians have been practising a deception, and must wake up to three dangers.
    Ex. Thee reader is being ripped off by bookselling chains demanding so-called 'bungs' for prime space.
    Ex. 'Boy, have you been brainwashed! You've been taken in by the tobacco industry', she said = Ella dijo: "¡Chico, te han lavado el cerebro! la industrial del tabaco te ha timado".
    Ex. It is evident that the candidates for everlasting youth will be eternally swindled.
    Ex. Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex. Benny Morris claims that Karsh is attempting to hoodwink and bamboozle readers.
    Ex. Banning's decision to hold up Madison and Jefferson as models without discussing in some depth the practical ways in which they politicked shortchanges the reader.
    Ex. They are bluffed easily, and it is quite possible they will be bluffed again.
    Ex. One of the major dichotomies between students and teachers is the recognition by students that the technologies can give them an edge, that is they can cheat their way through school.
    Ex. By the time Americans learned they'd been had, the die was cast -- we were committed to 58,000 dead!.
    Ex. More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
    Ex. Intelligent individuals often think that they cannot behave stupidly, but that is precisely what leads them down the garden path.
    Ex. A number of victims have contacted police after seeing Masterson's mug shot and recognizing him as the man who conned them.
    Ex. He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
    Ex. Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
    ----
    * dejarse engañar = fall for, get + sucked in.
    * engañar al sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.
    * engañar el hambre = keep + the wolves from the door.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * si mi olfato no me engaña = if my hunch is right, if I am not mistaken.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( hacer errar en el juicio) to deceive, mislead

    lo engañó haciéndole creer que... — she deceived him into thinking that...

    engañar a alguien para que + subj — to trick somebody into -ing

    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)
    c) ( ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on
    2.
    engañarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    b) ( equivocarse) to be mistaken

    duró, si no me engaño, hasta junio — it lasted until June, if I'm not mistaken

    * * *
    = fool, hoodwink, deceive, cheat (on), delude, trick, dupe, perpetrate + deception, practise + a deception, rip off, take in, swindle, fiddle, bamboozle, shortchange, bluff, cheat + Posesivo + way through, be had, humbug, lead + Nombre + down the garden path, con, hoax, bullshit.

    Ex: We may be fooling ourserlves and I would caution public libraries, school libraries and libraries in general that indeed one code might not satisfy all our needs.

    Ex: In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
    Ex: Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex: Students who cheat on literature searching, for instance, will not get the full benefit of the course.
    Ex: Nonetheless, it is claimed that his 1987 graduate and undergraduate editions continue to delude students seeking information about schools to attend, including schools of library science.
    Ex: People will try to trick or deceive systems that support intrinsically social activities.
    Ex: He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
    Ex: The public should at least be told that they will end up paying dearly for the deception being perpetrated upon them.
    Ex: Librarians have been practising a deception, and must wake up to three dangers.
    Ex: Thee reader is being ripped off by bookselling chains demanding so-called 'bungs' for prime space.
    Ex: 'Boy, have you been brainwashed! You've been taken in by the tobacco industry', she said = Ella dijo: "¡Chico, te han lavado el cerebro! la industrial del tabaco te ha timado".
    Ex: It is evident that the candidates for everlasting youth will be eternally swindled.
    Ex: Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex: Benny Morris claims that Karsh is attempting to hoodwink and bamboozle readers.
    Ex: Banning's decision to hold up Madison and Jefferson as models without discussing in some depth the practical ways in which they politicked shortchanges the reader.
    Ex: They are bluffed easily, and it is quite possible they will be bluffed again.
    Ex: One of the major dichotomies between students and teachers is the recognition by students that the technologies can give them an edge, that is they can cheat their way through school.
    Ex: By the time Americans learned they'd been had, the die was cast -- we were committed to 58,000 dead!.
    Ex: More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
    Ex: Intelligent individuals often think that they cannot behave stupidly, but that is precisely what leads them down the garden path.
    Ex: A number of victims have contacted police after seeing Masterson's mug shot and recognizing him as the man who conned them.
    Ex: He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
    Ex: Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
    * dejarse engañar = fall for, get + sucked in.
    * engañar al sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.
    * engañar el hambre = keep + the wolves from the door.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * si mi olfato no me engaña = if my hunch is right, if I am not mistaken.

    * * *
    engañar [A1 ]
    vt
    1
    (embaucar): no te dejes engañar don't be misled o fooled o deceived o taken in
    sé que no estuviste allí, tú a mí no me engañas I know you weren't there, you can't fool me
    a él no se lo engaña tan fácilmente he's not so easily fooled o duped o deceived, he's not taken in that easily
    te han engañado, no está hecho a mano you've been cheated o conned o had o done, it's not handmade ( colloq)
    me engañó la vista my eyes deceived o misled me
    si la memoria no me engaña if my memory serves me right o correctly
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    engañar el hambre or el estómago to keep the wolf from the door ( colloq)
    comimos un poco de queso para engañar el hambre we had some cheese to keep the wolf from the door o to take the edge off our appetites o to keep us going
    2 (ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on ( AmE colloq)
    su marido la engaña con la secretaria her husband's being unfaithful to her o cheating on her, he's having an affair with his secretary
    1 ( refl) (mentirse) to deceive oneself, delude oneself, kid oneself ( colloq)
    no te engañes, no se va a casar contigo don't deceive o delude o kid yourself, she's not going to marry you
    2 (equivocarse) to be mistaken
    duró, si no me engaño, hasta noviembre it lasted until November, if I'm not mistaken
    * * *

     

    engañar ( conjugate engañar) verbo transitivo


    tú a mí no me engañas you can't fool me;
    lo engañó haciéndole creer que … she deceived him into thinking that …;
    engañar a algn para que haga algo to trick sb into doing sth
    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)


    engañarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    engañar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to deceive, mislead
    2 (mentir) to lie: no me engañes, ese no es tu coche, you can't fool me, this isn't your car
    3 (la sed, el hambre, el sueño) comeremos un poco para engañar el hambre, we'll eat a bit to keep the wolf from the door
    4 (timar) to cheat, trick
    5 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    II verbo intransitivo to be deceptive: parece pequeña, pero engaña, it looks small, but it's deceptive
    ' engañar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burlar
    - confiada
    - confiado
    - torear
    - tramoya
    - clavar
    - disfraz
    - disfrazar
    - joder
    English:
    betray
    - cheat
    - deceive
    - delude
    - double-cross
    - dupe
    - fool
    - fox
    - have
    - hoax
    - hoodwink
    - lead on
    - mess about
    - mess around
    - mislead
    - put over
    - ride
    - stitch up
    - take in
    - trick
    - try on
    - two-time
    - unfaithful
    - wool
    - hood
    - kid
    - lead
    - square
    - take
    - two
    * * *
    vt
    1. [mentir] to deceive;
    engañó a su padre haciéndole ver que había aprobado she deceived her father into believing that she had passed;
    es difícil engañarla she is not easily deceived, she's hard to fool;
    logró engañar al portero he managed to outsmart the goalkeeper;
    me engañó lo bien que vestía y que hablaba she was so well dressed and so well spoken that I was taken in;
    ¿a quién te crees que vas a engañar? who are you trying to fool o kid?;
    a mí no me engañas, sé que tienes cincuenta años you can't fool me, I know you're fifty
    2. [ser infiel a] to deceive, to cheat on;
    engaña a su marido she cheats on her husband;
    me engañó con mi mejor amiga he cheated on me with my best friend
    3. [estafar] to cheat, to swindle;
    te engañaron vendiéndote esto tan caro they cheated you if they sold that to you for such a high price;
    engañar a alguien como a un chino o [m5] a un niño to take sb for a ride
    4. [hacer más llevadero] to appease;
    engañar el hambre to take the edge off one's hunger
    vi
    to be deceptive o misleading;
    engaña mucho, no es tan tonto como parece you can easily get the wrong impression, he's not as stupid as he seems;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *
    v/t
    1 deceive, cheat;
    engañar el hambre take the edge off one’s appetite;
    te han engañado you’ve been had fam
    2 ( ser infiel a) cheat on, be unfaithful to
    * * *
    1) embaucar: to trick, to deceive, to mislead
    2) : to cheat on, to be unfaithful to
    * * *
    1. (mentir) to lie
    2. (ser infiel) to cheat on
    3. (timar) to trick
    4. (dar impresión falsa) to be deceptive
    esta foto engaña: parezco más alta de lo que soy this photo is deceptive: I look taller than I am

    Spanish-English dictionary > engañar

  • 194 engranaje

    m.
    1 gearing.
    2 cogs (mecanismo) (de reloj, piñón).
    3 chain, sequence (enlace) (de ideas).
    4 machinery (aparato) (político, burocrático).
    5 gear, cogwheel, cog-wheel, gearing.
    * * *
    3 figurado machinery
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (Mec) (=rueda dentada) [de reloj] cogs pl ; [de máquina] gear teeth pl ; (=conjunto de engranajes) gears pl, gear assembly
    2) (=sistema) mechanism
    * * *
    1) (Mec) gear assembly (o mechanism etc), gears (pl)
    2) (sistema, estructura)
    * * *
    = machinery, cog, gearing, gear.
    Ex. We can choose to turn our backs on these principles with fatuous arguments which posit their anachronism and the nonexistent intelligence of computing machinery.
    Ex. This node should be the begin to be recognized by others as a major channel of relational information, indeed, a crucial cog in the network, occupying a central location.
    Ex. The bronze gearing was far too corroded to be taken to bits, cleaned up, and made to work.
    Ex. Their products were charming and much less expensive than American clockwork toys because they used tinplate gears rather than brass.
    ----
    * una pieza más en el engranaje = a cog in the wheel.
    * una pieza más en la organización = a cog in the machine.
    * * *
    1) (Mec) gear assembly (o mechanism etc), gears (pl)
    2) (sistema, estructura)
    * * *
    = machinery, cog, gearing, gear.

    Ex: We can choose to turn our backs on these principles with fatuous arguments which posit their anachronism and the nonexistent intelligence of computing machinery.

    Ex: This node should be the begin to be recognized by others as a major channel of relational information, indeed, a crucial cog in the network, occupying a central location.
    Ex: The bronze gearing was far too corroded to be taken to bits, cleaned up, and made to work.
    Ex: Their products were charming and much less expensive than American clockwork toys because they used tinplate gears rather than brass.
    * una pieza más en el engranaje = a cog in the wheel.
    * una pieza más en la organización = a cog in the machine.

    * * *
    A ( Mec) gear assembly ( o mechanism etc), gears (pl)
    el engranaje del reloj the cogs of the watch
    Compuestos:
    spur wheel
    bevel gears (pl), bevel gear assembly
    worm gears (pl), worm gear assembly
    epicicloidal gears (pl), epicicloidal gear assembly
    engranaje helicoide or helicoidal
    helicoidal gears (pl), helicoidal gear assembly
    B
    (sistema, estructura): el engranaje de destrucción montado por la dictadura the mechanism of destruction established under the dictatorship
    los engranajes de la actividad política se pusieron en marcha the wheels of the political machine were set in motion
    afectó a todo el engranaje del partido it affected the whole party apparatus o the whole machinery of the party
    * * *

    engranaje sustantivo masculino
    1 (Mec) gear assembly (o mechanism etc), gears (pl);

    2 (de partido, sociedad) machinery
    engranaje sustantivo masculino
    1 Téc gears
    2 (de un partido, etc) machinery
    ' engranaje' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diente
    English:
    gear
    * * *
    1. [acción] gearing
    2. [mecanismo] [de reloj, piñón] cogs;
    [de automóvil] gears engranaje cónico bevel gear;
    engranaje helicoidal helical gear;
    3. [conjunto de dientes] gear teeth
    4. [enlace] [de ideas] chain, sequence
    5. [aparato] [político, burocrático] machinery;
    el lento engranaje de la administración de justicia the slow grinding of the wheels of justice
    * * *
    m TÉC gears pl ; fig
    machinery
    * * *
    : gears pl, cogs pl

    Spanish-English dictionary > engranaje

  • 195 enmohecido

    adj.
    mouldy, moldy.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: enmohecer.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [metal] rusty, rust-covered
    2) [planta] mouldy, moldy (EEUU), mildewed
    * * *
    = mouldy [moldy, -USA].
    Ex. The fungus was also found on mouldy stamens of pomegranates.
    * * *
    = mouldy [moldy, -USA].

    Ex: The fungus was also found on mouldy stamens of pomegranates.

    * * *
    enmohecido, -a adj
    1. [con moho] mouldy
    2. [metal] rusty
    3. [conocimientos, memoria] rusty;
    tengo los músculos enmohecidos my muscles aren't used to much exercise

    Spanish-English dictionary > enmohecido

  • 196 enseñanza primaria

    f.
    primary education, elementary education.
    * * *
    primary education
    * * *
    elementary (AmE) o (BrE) primary education
    * * *
    = elementary education, grade-school education, primary education
    Ex. CIJE references are to articles from journals in the areas of elementary, secondary, and higher education, social studies, and so on.
    Ex. People with a grade-school education, most of whose reading choices are in the low-brow category, cannot and do not easily read material written for the high-brow or even the increasingly college-trained middle-brow.
    Ex. So to be able to read is praiseworthy in that it shows success in the early stages of primary education and, as books are used so much within the schools, the reading of books becomes a particular praiseworthy activity.
    * * *
    elementary (AmE) o (BrE) primary education
    * * *
    = elementary education, grade-school education, primary education

    Ex: CIJE references are to articles from journals in the areas of elementary, secondary, and higher education, social studies, and so on.

    Ex: People with a grade-school education, most of whose reading choices are in the low-brow category, cannot and do not easily read material written for the high-brow or even the increasingly college-trained middle-brow.
    Ex: So to be able to read is praiseworthy in that it shows success in the early stages of primary education and, as books are used so much within the schools, the reading of books becomes a particular praiseworthy activity.

    * * *
    Primaria (↑ primario a1).
    * * *
    elementary education, Br
    primary education

    Spanish-English dictionary > enseñanza primaria

  • 197 entorno

    m.
    1 environment, surroundings.
    2 context.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: entornar.
    * * *
    1 environment, surroundings plural
    2 INFORMÁTICA environment
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=medioambiente) environment; (Literat) setting, milieu; (=clima) climate; (=escenario) scene

    sacar a algn de su entorno — to take sb away from/out of their normal environment

    2) (Inform) environment
    * * *
    a) ( situación) environment

    entorno socialsocial milieu o environment

    b) (Lit) setting; (Mat) range; (Inf) environment
    * * *
    = arena, atmosphere, environment, scene, setting, surroundings, milieu, compass, compass, set and setting, landscape, habitat, environs, climate, ambient, ambiance [ambience], ambience [ambiance], environ.
    Ex. This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.
    Ex. Above all, we specified an atmosphere in all public areas appropriate for study without the need for oppressive silence.
    Ex. This document specifies methods of extending the 7-bit code, remaining in a 7-bit environment or increasing to an 8-bit environment.
    Ex. A recent inexpensive introduction to the microcomputer scene, the Sinclair QL, uses a 32 bit processor (the Motorola 680008) and offers 128K RAM expandable to 640K.
    Ex. Over 700 CRT terminals are online to Columbus and are used in a variety of ways to improve service in the local library settings.
    Ex. Work in a duly ordered community should be made attractive by the consciousness of usefulness, by variety, and by being exercised amidst pleasurable surroundings.
    Ex. These are the kinds of problems that characteristically arise in the complex and continually changing milieu of libraries and media and information centers.
    Ex. All truth is contained in the compass of your mind.
    Ex. All truth is contained in the compass of your mind.
    Ex. For me a picture of myself in a dentist's waiting room is a perfect metaphor for set and setting very much in play against the easily obtained pleasures I usually get from reading.
    Ex. During the post-war period international organizations have become a prominent feature of the international landscape.
    Ex. The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.
    Ex. This database contains 500 photographs, drawings, engravings and watercolours of the 16th century Sutton House and its environs.
    Ex. The article 'Keeping your ear to the ground' discusses the skills and knowledge information professionals need to have in today's IT-rich climate.
    Ex. This article studies monumental wall paintings and mosaics, focusing on the disposition of narratives in relation to their architectural ambients.
    Ex. People like to browse the books and magazines, take in the ambiance, and be seen and perceived as a patron of the arts and literature.
    Ex. The current ambience is such that we are facing a new crisis in cataloging.
    Ex. For example, the games themselves can act as a tool to educate social science students how to access and interact with unknown cultures within a safe environ.
    ----
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambio de entorno = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * crear un entorno = create + an environment.
    * del entorno = ambient, environmental.
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en + Posesivo + entorno = in + Posesivo + midst.
    * entorno de redes = network environment, online environment.
    * entorno de trabajo = working environment, work environment.
    * entorno electrónico distribuido = distributed environment.
    * entorno familiar = home environment.
    * entorno físico = atmospherics.
    * entorno laboral = workplace, work environment, work setting, job setting, job environment, working environment.
    * entorno natural = natural habitat, natural setting.
    * entorno natural, el = natural environment, the.
    * entorno OSI = OSI environment.
    * entorno urbanístico = built environment.
    * entorno urbano = built environment.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * relativo a la navegación por un entorno gráfico = navigational.
    * vida en el entorno familiar = family life.
    * * *
    a) ( situación) environment

    entorno socialsocial milieu o environment

    b) (Lit) setting; (Mat) range; (Inf) environment
    * * *
    = arena, atmosphere, environment, scene, setting, surroundings, milieu, compass, compass, set and setting, landscape, habitat, environs, climate, ambient, ambiance [ambience], ambience [ambiance], environ.

    Ex: This shifts the responsibility for headings and their arrangement into the arena of cataloguers and indexers.

    Ex: Above all, we specified an atmosphere in all public areas appropriate for study without the need for oppressive silence.
    Ex: This document specifies methods of extending the 7-bit code, remaining in a 7-bit environment or increasing to an 8-bit environment.
    Ex: A recent inexpensive introduction to the microcomputer scene, the Sinclair QL, uses a 32 bit processor (the Motorola 680008) and offers 128K RAM expandable to 640K.
    Ex: Over 700 CRT terminals are online to Columbus and are used in a variety of ways to improve service in the local library settings.
    Ex: Work in a duly ordered community should be made attractive by the consciousness of usefulness, by variety, and by being exercised amidst pleasurable surroundings.
    Ex: These are the kinds of problems that characteristically arise in the complex and continually changing milieu of libraries and media and information centers.
    Ex: All truth is contained in the compass of your mind.
    Ex: All truth is contained in the compass of your mind.
    Ex: For me a picture of myself in a dentist's waiting room is a perfect metaphor for set and setting very much in play against the easily obtained pleasures I usually get from reading.
    Ex: During the post-war period international organizations have become a prominent feature of the international landscape.
    Ex: The academic library is the natural habitat of the absent-minded professor.
    Ex: This database contains 500 photographs, drawings, engravings and watercolours of the 16th century Sutton House and its environs.
    Ex: The article 'Keeping your ear to the ground' discusses the skills and knowledge information professionals need to have in today's IT-rich climate.
    Ex: This article studies monumental wall paintings and mosaics, focusing on the disposition of narratives in relation to their architectural ambients.
    Ex: People like to browse the books and magazines, take in the ambiance, and be seen and perceived as a patron of the arts and literature.
    Ex: The current ambience is such that we are facing a new crisis in cataloging.
    Ex: For example, the games themselves can act as a tool to educate social science students how to access and interact with unknown cultures within a safe environ.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambio de entorno = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * crear un entorno = create + an environment.
    * del entorno = ambient, environmental.
    * en el entorno de = in the realm of.
    * en + Posesivo + entorno = in + Posesivo + midst.
    * entorno de redes = network environment, online environment.
    * entorno de trabajo = working environment, work environment.
    * entorno electrónico distribuido = distributed environment.
    * entorno familiar = home environment.
    * entorno físico = atmospherics.
    * entorno laboral = workplace, work environment, work setting, job setting, job environment, working environment.
    * entorno natural = natural habitat, natural setting.
    * entorno natural, el = natural environment, the.
    * entorno OSI = OSI environment.
    * entorno urbanístico = built environment.
    * entorno urbano = built environment.
    * perjudicial para el entorno = environmentally-damaging.
    * relativo a la navegación por un entorno gráfico = navigational.
    * vida en el entorno familiar = family life.

    * * *
    1 (situación) environment
    el entorno del niño influye en esto the child's environment influences this
    entorno social social milieu o environment
    entorno familiar home environment
    el entorno es poco favorable a la negociación the setting is o the situation is o the conditions are o the environment is not ideal for negotiation
    la estructura y los restos hallados en su entorno the structure and the remains found around it o in the vicinity
    2 ( Lit) setting
    3 ( Mat) range
    * * *

     

    Del verbo entornar: ( conjugate entornar)

    entorno es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    entornó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    entornar    
    entorno
    entorno sustantivo masculino

    b) (Lit) setting

    c) (Inf) environment

    entornar verbo transitivo to half-close
    (una puerta, ventana) to leave ajar
    entorno sustantivo masculino
    1 (medio) environment
    entorno social, social environment
    2 (proximidades) surroundings pl
    ' entorno' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ambiente
    - escenario
    - media
    - medio
    - sosegada
    - sosegado
    English:
    atmosphere
    - blend
    - environment
    - setting
    - surrounding
    - environmental
    - environs
    * * *
    1. [ambiente] environment, surroundings;
    el entorno familiar/social the home/social environment;
    fuentes bien informadas del entorno del presidente well-informed sources close to the president;
    España y los países de su entorno Spain and her European neighbours
    2. [medio ambiente] environment
    3. Informát environment
    * * *
    m tb INFOR environment
    * * *
    : surroundings pl, environment
    * * *
    entorno n environment

    Spanish-English dictionary > entorno

  • 198 entretenimiento

    m.
    1 entertainment.
    2 pastime.
    * * *
    1 (distracción) entertainment, distraction, amusement
    2 (mantenimiento) maintenance, upkeep
    * * *
    noun m.
    amusement, entertainment
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=diversión) entertainment, amusement
    2) †† (=mantenimiento) upkeep, maintenance
    * * *
    masculino entertainment

    lo hace por or como entretenimiento — he does it for pleasure o for fun

    * * *
    = entertainment, fun, diversion.
    Ex. In Spain, posters and cartoons were used to convey the impression of reading as entertainment.
    Ex. Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex. Up to 1800 music was utilitarian whilst after that it was aimed more at amusement and diversion.
    ----
    * de entretenimiento = recreational.
    * entretenimiento del coche = car maintenance.
    * entretenimiento musical = audio entertainment.
    * local de entretenimiento nocturno = night spot.
    * lugar de entretenimiento nocturno = night spot.
    * por puro entretenimiento = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * programas televisivos de entretenimiento = entertainment television.
    * * *
    masculino entertainment

    lo hace por or como entretenimiento — he does it for pleasure o for fun

    * * *
    = entertainment, fun, diversion.

    Ex: In Spain, posters and cartoons were used to convey the impression of reading as entertainment.

    Ex: Maybe when that young author looks back in a few years' time, she'll realize just how much more she got out of it than a bit of fun and fame.
    Ex: Up to 1800 music was utilitarian whilst after that it was aimed more at amusement and diversion.
    * de entretenimiento = recreational.
    * entretenimiento del coche = car maintenance.
    * entretenimiento musical = audio entertainment.
    * local de entretenimiento nocturno = night spot.
    * lugar de entretenimiento nocturno = night spot.
    * por puro entretenimiento = (just) for the fun of (doing) it, (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * programas televisivos de entretenimiento = entertainment television.

    * * *
    entertainment
    el único entretenimiento que hay aquí es una discoteca the only entertainment here is a discotheque
    jugar a las cartas me sirve de entretenimiento playing cards keeps me amused o entertained
    no es su trabajo, lo hace sólo por or como entretenimiento it isn't his job, he just does it for pleasure o for fun
    su entretenimiento favorito es reírse de la gente her favorite activity o pastime is making fun of people
    hay muchos entretenimientos para los niños there are lots of things for the children to do, there are lots of things to keep the children happy o amused o entertained
    * * *

    entretenimiento sustantivo masculino
    entertainment;
    lo hace por entretenimiento he does it for pleasure o for fun

    entretenimiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (diversión) entertainment, amusement
    2 (pasatiempo) pastime

    ' entretenimiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dedicarse
    - esparcimiento
    - espectáculo
    - expansión
    - aburrido
    - aburrir
    - distracción
    - entretención
    - pasatiempo
    - salir
    English:
    amusement
    - distraction
    - diversion
    - entertainment
    * * *
    1. [acción] entertainment;
    lo hace por entretenimiento he does it for fun
    2. [pasatiempo] pastime;
    ¿cuál es su entretenimiento preferido? what is your favourite hobby;
    coleccionar sellos le sirve de entretenimiento stamp collecting keeps him amused
    3. [conservación, mantenimiento] maintenance, upkeep
    * * *
    m entertainment, amusement
    * * *
    1) : entertainment, pastime
    2) diversión: fun, amusement
    * * *
    1. (pasatiempo) pastime
    2. (diversión) entertainment

    Spanish-English dictionary > entretenimiento

  • 199 equilibrar

    v.
    to balance.
    Ricardo balancea la escoba en su cabeza Richard balances the broom on his head.
    * * *
    1 to balance, poise
    2 figurado to balance, adjust
    1 to balance (en, on)
    2 figurado to recover one's balance
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT [gen] to balance; [+ una cosa con otra] to counterbalance
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <peso/carga/ruedas> to balance
    b) (Com, Fin)
    2.
    equilibrarse v pron fuerzas to even up; balanza de pagos to be restored; platillos de la balanza to balance out
    * * *
    = offset, balance, even out.
    Ex. Space requirements are less and capital outlay is considerably less, though this is offset by the higher maintenance costs.
    Ex. It often requires careful diplomacy by acquisitions librarians to balance sharp faculty interests.
    Ex. But damp paper was still preferred for much ordinary printing until late in the nineteenth century, partly because it evened out the minor inequalities of used type in the days before the introduction of hot-metal composing machines which cast type afresh for each job.
    ----
    * equilibrar el presupuesto = balance + the budget.
    * equilibrar la balanza = adjust + the balance, redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.
    * equilibrar paréntesis = balance + parentheses.
    * equilibrarse = level off.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <peso/carga/ruedas> to balance
    b) (Com, Fin)
    2.
    equilibrarse v pron fuerzas to even up; balanza de pagos to be restored; platillos de la balanza to balance out
    * * *
    = offset, balance, even out.

    Ex: Space requirements are less and capital outlay is considerably less, though this is offset by the higher maintenance costs.

    Ex: It often requires careful diplomacy by acquisitions librarians to balance sharp faculty interests.
    Ex: But damp paper was still preferred for much ordinary printing until late in the nineteenth century, partly because it evened out the minor inequalities of used type in the days before the introduction of hot-metal composing machines which cast type afresh for each job.
    * equilibrar el presupuesto = balance + the budget.
    * equilibrar la balanza = adjust + the balance, redress + imbalance, redress + the balance.
    * equilibrar paréntesis = balance + parentheses.
    * equilibrarse = level off.

    * * *
    equilibrar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹peso/carga› to balance; ‹ruedas› to balance
    para equilibrar la balanza to balance the scales o make the scales balance
    colocó una caja a cada lado para equilibrar el peso he put a box on each side to distribute the weight evenly o to balance the weight
    2 ‹fuerzas/información›
    para equilibrar las fuerzas de los partidos in order to achieve a balance o an equilibrium between the parties
    intentan equilibrar la información durante el cubrimiento de las campañas electorales they try to give balanced coverage of the election campaign
    3 ( Com, Fin):
    equilibrar las diferencias económicas to redress economic imbalances
    equilibrar la balanza comercial to restore the balance of trade
    para equilibrar el presupuesto to balance the budget
    «objetos/fuerzas/presupuesto» to be balanced; «balanza de pagos» to be restored
    * * *

    equilibrar ( conjugate equilibrar) verbo transitivopeso/carga/ruedas to balance;

    equilibrarse verbo pronominal [ fuerzas] to even up;

    [ balanza de pagos] to be restored;
    [ platillos de la balanza] to balance out
    equilibrar verbo transitivo to balance
    ' equilibrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compensar
    English:
    balance
    - even
    * * *
    vt
    1. [carga, ruedas, fuerza] to balance;
    equilibrar el marcador [en partido] to level the score, to equalize;
    equilibrar la balanza [al pesar algo] to balance the scales;
    [para igualar fuerzas] to achieve a balance
    2. [en finanzas]
    equilibrar las cuentas/el presupuesto to balance the accounts/budget
    * * *
    v/t balance
    * * *
    : to balance
    * * *
    equilibrar vb to balance

    Spanish-English dictionary > equilibrar

  • 200 equipar

    v.
    1 to equip, to fit, to arm, to fit out.
    María equipa los armarios Mary equips the closets.
    2 to team.
    María equipa a las chicas Mary teams the girls.
    * * *
    1 to equip, furnish
    2 (barco) to fit out
    1 (uso reflexivo) to kit oneself out (con/de, with), equip oneself (con/de, with)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ casa, coche] to fit, equip (con, de with)
    (Náut) to fit out

    equiparon la cocina con los electrodomésticos más modernosthey fitted o equipped the kitchen with the most modern appliances

    2) [+ persona] [con armas, útiles] to equip (con, de with)
    [con ropa] to kit out (con, de with)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to equip, fit... out

    equipar a alguien con or de algo — to equip somebody with something

    b) < casa> to furnish; <local/barco> to fit out; ( de víveres) to provision

    una cocina equipada con... — a kitchen equipped with...

    2.
    equiparse v pron (refl) to equip oneself
    * * *
    = equip, fit, rig, tool up, outfit, resource, fit out.
    Ex. We do not pretend to have equipped you with an instant expertise in the subject analysis and classification of documents.
    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. The worst interruptions of all, in my experience, come from those public address systems rigged in many schools in every room and used apparently without a second thought by administrative staff.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Tooling up for a revolution'.
    Ex. Five-year IFLA Treasurer Derek Law of Scotland, outfitted in a kilt, said he had been boosting Glasgow for his entire term.
    Ex. Britain's maritime defences are not properly resourced or co-ordinated to deal with the threat of terrorist attack, MPs has warned.
    Ex. To get full use out of them, however, you have to fit them out with accessories.
    ----
    * equipar de/con = kit out with, equip with.
    * equipar de medios = resource.
    * equipar de recursos = resource.
    * volver a equipar = re-equip [reequip].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to equip, fit... out

    equipar a alguien con or de algo — to equip somebody with something

    b) < casa> to furnish; <local/barco> to fit out; ( de víveres) to provision

    una cocina equipada con... — a kitchen equipped with...

    2.
    equiparse v pron (refl) to equip oneself
    * * *
    = equip, fit, rig, tool up, outfit, resource, fit out.

    Ex: We do not pretend to have equipped you with an instant expertise in the subject analysis and classification of documents.

    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: The worst interruptions of all, in my experience, come from those public address systems rigged in many schools in every room and used apparently without a second thought by administrative staff.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Tooling up for a revolution'.
    Ex: Five-year IFLA Treasurer Derek Law of Scotland, outfitted in a kilt, said he had been boosting Glasgow for his entire term.
    Ex: Britain's maritime defences are not properly resourced or co-ordinated to deal with the threat of terrorist attack, MPs has warned.
    Ex: To get full use out of them, however, you have to fit them out with accessories.
    * equipar de/con = kit out with, equip with.
    * equipar de medios = resource.
    * equipar de recursos = resource.
    * volver a equipar = re-equip [reequip].

    * * *
    equipar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to equip, fit … out, kit … out
    están bien equipados para estas situaciones they are well-equipped to deal with these situations
    equipar a algn CON or DE algo to equip sb WITH sth
    2 ‹casa› to furnish; ‹local› to fit out; ‹barco› to fit out; (de víveres) to provision
    un coche muy bien equipado a car with good fittings o a good range of features
    un apartamento muy bien equipado a well-equipped apartment, an apartment equipped with all mod cons
    una cocina equipada con los últimos electrodomésticos a kitchen fitted o equipped with the latest electrical appliances
    ( refl) to equip oneself
    hay que equiparse muy bien para este tipo de expedición you have to be very well equipped o equip yourself very well for this kind of expedition
    se equiparon de armas they equipped themselves with weapons
    * * *

    equipar ( conjugate equipar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to equip, fit … out;

    equipar a algn con or de algo to equip sb with sth
    b) casa to furnish;

    local/barco to fit out;
    ( de víveres) to provision;

    equipar verbo transitivo to equip [con, with]
    ' equipar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    armar
    English:
    equip
    - fit
    - fit out
    - fit up
    - kit out
    - outfit
    - rig out
    - rig
    * * *
    vt
    1. [persona]
    equipar a alguien (de o [m5] con) [instrumentos, herramientas] to equip sb (with);
    [ropa, uniforme, calzado] to kit sb out (with);
    un ejército bien equipado a well-equipped army
    2. [edificio, institución] to equip, to provide;
    [barco] to fit out; [vivienda] to furnish; [local, cocina, cuarto de baño] to fit out;
    el gimnasio está equipado con aparatos de última generación the gymnasium is equipped with the latest apparatus;
    un automóvil lujosamente equipado a luxuriously fitted-out car
    * * *
    v/t equip ( con with)
    * * *
    : to equip
    * * *
    equipar vb to equip [pt. & pp. equipped]

    Spanish-English dictionary > equipar

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