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accepted wisdom

  • 1 dar una opinión

    (v.) = offer + opinion
    Ex. The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.
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    (v.) = offer + opinion

    Ex: The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar una opinión

  • 2 encubrir con

    (v.) = cloak in
    Ex. Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.
    * * *
    (v.) = cloak in

    Ex: Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encubrir con

  • 3 ofrecer una opinión

    (v.) = offer + opinion
    Ex. The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.
    * * *
    (v.) = offer + opinion

    Ex: The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ofrecer una opinión

  • 4 opinar

    v.
    1 to believe, to think.
    2 to give one's opinion.
    opinar de algo/alguien, opinar sobre algo/alguien to think about something/somebody
    opinar bien de alguien to think highly of somebody
    3 to hold an opinion, to consider, to give an opinion, to have an opinion.
    * * *
    1 to think (de, about)
    ¿qué opinas de esta cuestión? what do you think about this matter?
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    1.

    opinar que... — to think that..., be of the opinion that...

    2. VI
    1) (=pensar) to think
    2)

    opinar bien de algo/algn — to think well of sth/sb, have a good o high opinion of sth/sb

    3) (=dar su opinión) to give one's opinion

    hubo un 7% que no quiso opinar — [en sondeo] there were 7% "don't knows"

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    1.
    verbo intransitivo

    si puedo opinar te diré que... — if I may venture an opinion, I think...

    2.
    opinar vt
    a) ( pensar) to think

    ¿qué opinas del aborto? — what are your views on o what do you think about abortion?

    ¿qué opinas de ella? — what do you think of her?

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    = feel, take + the view, opine, offer + opinion, weigh in, express + opinion (on).
    Ex. Some feel that the non-expressive nature of the notation limits the scheme's usefulness in computerised data bases.
    Ex. With two exceptions, respondents took the view that incremental change would be adequate as a response to the new phenomenon.
    Ex. Such techniques, she opined, emphasize production over people.
    Ex. The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.
    Ex. If Division VIII is best positioned to weigh in on terminology, Division VIII should do so and the rest of us should follow that lead.
    Ex. This is not an institution but a consultative body which considers and expresses an opinion on commission proposals for legislation.
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    * dar la oportunidad de opinar = give + voice to.
    * opinar con prepotencia = opinionate.
    * opinar dogmáticamente = opinionate.
    * opinar unánimamente = speak with + one voice.
    * permitir opinar sobre = give + Nombre + a say in.
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo

    si puedo opinar te diré que... — if I may venture an opinion, I think...

    2.
    opinar vt
    a) ( pensar) to think

    ¿qué opinas del aborto? — what are your views on o what do you think about abortion?

    ¿qué opinas de ella? — what do you think of her?

    * * *
    = feel, take + the view, opine, offer + opinion, weigh in, express + opinion (on).

    Ex: Some feel that the non-expressive nature of the notation limits the scheme's usefulness in computerised data bases.

    Ex: With two exceptions, respondents took the view that incremental change would be adequate as a response to the new phenomenon.
    Ex: Such techniques, she opined, emphasize production over people.
    Ex: The author offers the opinion that this trend goes against accepted wisdom in the industry.
    Ex: If Division VIII is best positioned to weigh in on terminology, Division VIII should do so and the rest of us should follow that lead.
    Ex: This is not an institution but a consultative body which considers and expresses an opinion on commission proposals for legislation.
    * dar la oportunidad de opinar = give + voice to.
    * opinar con prepotencia = opinionate.
    * opinar dogmáticamente = opinionate.
    * opinar unánimamente = speak with + one voice.
    * permitir opinar sobre = give + Nombre + a say in.

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    opinar [A1 ]
    vi
    parece que todos pueden opinar menos yo it seems everyone is allowed to express an opinion o to have their say except me
    si puedo opinar te diré que … if I may venture an opinion, I think …
    ¿le parece un acto legítimo? — prefiero no opinar do you consider it to be legitimate? — I prefer o I would prefer not to comment
    el 15% restante no opina the remaining 15% are undecided o did not express an opinion
    ■ opinar
    vt
    1 (pensar) to think
    ¿qué opinas del aborto? what are your views on o what do you think about abortion?
    ¿qué opinas de ella? what do you think of her?
    opinaba que el tiempo lo arreglaba todo he was of the opinion o he held the view o he believed that time solved everything
    no opino lo mismo I do not share that view o opinion, I disagree
    2
    (expresar un juicio): opinó que deberían aplazarlo he was of the opinion that o he expressed the view that it should be postponed
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    opinar ( conjugate opinar) verbo intransitivo
    to express an opinion;

    verbo transitivo

    ¿qué opinas del aborto? what do you think about abortion?;

    ¿qué opinas de ella? what do you think of her?;
    no opino lo mismo I do not share that view o opinion;
    opino que debería renunciar in my opinion he should resign


    opinar verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener una opinión formada) to think: y tú, ¿qué opinas?, and what do you think about it?
    lo que yo opine no es importante, my opinion is not important
    2 (declarar una opinión) to give one's opinion
    ' opinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    decir
    - menos
    - hallar
    - pensar
    - sostener
    English:
    feel
    - make
    - plainly
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    vt
    to believe, to think;
    opinar de algo/alguien, opinar sobre algo/alguien to think about sth/sb;
    ¿qué opinas de la pena de muerte? what are your views on o what do you think about the death penalty?;
    ellos no lo veían necesario pero yo opinaba lo contrario they didn't think it necessary but I held the opposite view;
    ninguno de los consultados opina lo mismo none of those consulted holds the same view;
    el comité opinaba que era necesario invertir más the committee was of the opinion o held the view that more investment was necessary;
    opinar bien de alguien to think highly of sb;
    opino de ella que es una excelente profesional I think she's an excellent professional;
    opinar uno sobre algo to give one's opinion about sth
    vi
    to give one's opinion;
    no te dejan opinar they don't allow you to express an opinion;
    prefiero no opinar I would prefer not to comment;
    sólo algunos se atrevieron a opinar sobre este punto only a few dared to express an opinion on this point
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    I v/t think (de about)
    II v/i express an opinion
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    opinar vi
    1) : to think, to have an opinion
    2) : to express an opinion
    3)
    opinar bien de : to think highly of
    opinar vt
    : to think
    opinamos lo mismo: we're of the same opinion, we're in agreement
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    opinar vb to think [pt. & pp. thought]
    ¿qué opinas del gobierno? what do you think about the government?

    Spanish-English dictionary > opinar

  • 5 opinión

    f.
    opinion, notion, conviction, belief.
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    1 (juicio) opinion, view
    en mi opinión in my opinion, in my view
    \
    cambiar de opinión to change one's mind
    la opinión pública public opinion
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    noun f.
    * * *
    SF opinion, view

    ser de la opinión (de) que... — to be of the opinion that..., take the view that...

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    femenino opinion

    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? — what do you think of the program?

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    = claim, contention, feedback, judgement [judgment], regard, view, say, voice, perception.
    Ex. The final justification is to be found in the claim that SLIS provide a form of information education that is not provided elsewhere.
    Ex. The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex. The statements are framed one at a time, and feedback is available at each stage, hence the term 'interactive searching'.
    Ex. In my judgment, these changes will come about in one of two ways.
    Ex. Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex. There is an alternative method for the design of subject retrieval devices, and that is to build languages or schemes which depend upon some theoretical views about the nature and structure of knowledge.
    Ex. I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex. I am particularly interested in hearing from practicing music and digital librarians, those in industry, and those who have had experience with other evaluation programmes, though all voices are welcomed.
    Ex. Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
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    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * apoyar un opinión = support + contention.
    * artículo de opinión = discussion article, discussion paper, opinion article, feature article, opinion piece, op-ed.
    * atrincherado en las opiniones de Uno = set in + Posesivo + opinions.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * columna de opinión = op-ed.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * dar la opinión sobre = give + opinion on.
    * dar una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * de acuerdo con + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * discrepacia de opiniones = conflict of opinions.
    * divergencia de opinión = divergence of opinion.
    * división de opiniones = division of opinion, split decision, divided opinions.
    * documento de opinión = discussion document.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * en mi opinión = to my mind, in my opinion, to the best of my knowledge, in my view, to my knowledge, in my books.
    * en + Posesivo + opinión = to + Posesivo + mind.
    * escuchar la opinión de Alguien = hear + opinion.
    * es mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * expresar la opinión = volunteer + view.
    * expresar la opinión de uno = make + Posesivo + feelings known, put + viewpoint across.
    * expresar la opinión de uno sobre = give + Posesivo + thoughts on.
    * expresar opinión = express + view.
    * expresar opinión (sobre) = express + opinion (on).
    * expresar + Posesivo + opinión = find + Posesivo + (own) voice, find + voice, find + a voice.
    * expresar una opinión = voice + opinion.
    * expresar una opinión sobre = state + opinion on, venture + opinion on.
    * formarse una opinión = form + impression.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * haber división de opiniones = be split on, opinion + be divided.
    * haber división de opiniones entre los críticos = critics + be divided.
    * influir en la opinión pública = shape + public opinion, influence + public opinion.
    * intercambiar opiniones = exchange + views, share + opinions.
    * intercambio de opiniones sobre = exchange of opinion on.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * líder de opinión = opinion leader.
    * manipular la opinión = manipulate + opinion.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * moldear la opinión pública = mould + public opinion.
    * ofrecer una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * opinión consensuada = consensus of opinion.
    * opinión de la mayoría = majority opinion.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * opiniones diversas = mixed reactions, mixed reviews.
    * opiniones divididas = divided opinions.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opinión + estar dividida = opinion + be divided.
    * opinión general = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom.
    * opinión general, la = received wisdom, the.
    * opinión generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * opinión mayoritaria = majority opinion.
    * opinión personal = personal opinion.
    * opinión pública = outside-world, public opinion.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * opinión (sobre) = opinion (on).
    * pedir la opinión sobre = ask for + opinion on.
    * recabar la opinión = canvass + opinion.
    * recabar la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * recabar la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * recabar opiniones = solicit + input.
    * recabar opinión sobre = elicit + opinion on.
    * recabar + Posesivo + opinión = gauge + Posesivo + reaction.
    * recabar una opinión = solicit + opinion.
    * recibir opiniones diversas = receive + mixed reviews.
    * reservarse la opinión = reserve + judgement.
    * respaldar una opinión = buttress + claim, support + view.
    * según la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * según mi opinión = to the best of my knowledge.
    * según + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * ser de la opinión de que = be of the opinion that, be of the view that.
    * sondear la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * sondear la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * sondeo de opinión = opinion poll, Gallup poll, perceptions study, opinion polling.
    * sondeo de opinión por teléfono = telephone opinion poll.
    * sondeo de opinión pública = public opinion poll.
    * sondeo informal de opinión = straw poll.
    * sostener la opinión = argue.
    * sostener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener una opinión = take + viewpoint, hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener una opinión sobre = have + an opinion on.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.
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    femenino opinion

    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? — what do you think of the program?

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    opinión (sobre)

    Ex: A reputable supplier will readily provide names of former customers who may be contacted for their opinions on service, support and maintenance.

    = claim, contention, feedback, judgement [judgment], regard, view, say, voice, perception.

    Ex: The final justification is to be found in the claim that SLIS provide a form of information education that is not provided elsewhere.

    Ex: The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex: The statements are framed one at a time, and feedback is available at each stage, hence the term 'interactive searching'.
    Ex: In my judgment, these changes will come about in one of two ways.
    Ex: Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex: There is an alternative method for the design of subject retrieval devices, and that is to build languages or schemes which depend upon some theoretical views about the nature and structure of knowledge.
    Ex: I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex: I am particularly interested in hearing from practicing music and digital librarians, those in industry, and those who have had experience with other evaluation programmes, though all voices are welcomed.
    Ex: Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * apoyar un opinión = support + contention.
    * artículo de opinión = discussion article, discussion paper, opinion article, feature article, opinion piece, op-ed.
    * atrincherado en las opiniones de Uno = set in + Posesivo + opinions.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * columna de opinión = op-ed.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * dar la opinión sobre = give + opinion on.
    * dar una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * de acuerdo con + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * discrepacia de opiniones = conflict of opinions.
    * divergencia de opinión = divergence of opinion.
    * división de opiniones = division of opinion, split decision, divided opinions.
    * documento de opinión = discussion document.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * en mi opinión = to my mind, in my opinion, to the best of my knowledge, in my view, to my knowledge, in my books.
    * en + Posesivo + opinión = to + Posesivo + mind.
    * escuchar la opinión de Alguien = hear + opinion.
    * es mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * expresar la opinión = volunteer + view.
    * expresar la opinión de uno = make + Posesivo + feelings known, put + viewpoint across.
    * expresar la opinión de uno sobre = give + Posesivo + thoughts on.
    * expresar opinión = express + view.
    * expresar opinión (sobre) = express + opinion (on).
    * expresar + Posesivo + opinión = find + Posesivo + (own) voice, find + voice, find + a voice.
    * expresar una opinión = voice + opinion.
    * expresar una opinión sobre = state + opinion on, venture + opinion on.
    * formarse una opinión = form + impression.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * haber división de opiniones = be split on, opinion + be divided.
    * haber división de opiniones entre los críticos = critics + be divided.
    * influir en la opinión pública = shape + public opinion, influence + public opinion.
    * intercambiar opiniones = exchange + views, share + opinions.
    * intercambio de opiniones sobre = exchange of opinion on.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * líder de opinión = opinion leader.
    * manipular la opinión = manipulate + opinion.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * moldear la opinión pública = mould + public opinion.
    * ofrecer una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * opinión consensuada = consensus of opinion.
    * opinión de la mayoría = majority opinion.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * opiniones diversas = mixed reactions, mixed reviews.
    * opiniones divididas = divided opinions.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opinión + estar dividida = opinion + be divided.
    * opinión general = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom.
    * opinión general, la = received wisdom, the.
    * opinión generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * opinión mayoritaria = majority opinion.
    * opinión personal = personal opinion.
    * opinión pública = outside-world, public opinion.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * opinión (sobre) = opinion (on).
    * pedir la opinión sobre = ask for + opinion on.
    * recabar la opinión = canvass + opinion.
    * recabar la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * recabar la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * recabar opiniones = solicit + input.
    * recabar opinión sobre = elicit + opinion on.
    * recabar + Posesivo + opinión = gauge + Posesivo + reaction.
    * recabar una opinión = solicit + opinion.
    * recibir opiniones diversas = receive + mixed reviews.
    * reservarse la opinión = reserve + judgement.
    * respaldar una opinión = buttress + claim, support + view.
    * según la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * según mi opinión = to the best of my knowledge.
    * según + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * ser de la opinión de que = be of the opinion that, be of the view that.
    * sondear la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * sondear la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * sondeo de opinión = opinion poll, Gallup poll, perceptions study, opinion polling.
    * sondeo de opinión por teléfono = telephone opinion poll.
    * sondeo de opinión pública = public opinion poll.
    * sondeo informal de opinión = straw poll.
    * sostener la opinión = argue.
    * sostener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener una opinión = take + viewpoint, hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener una opinión sobre = have + an opinion on.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.

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    opinion
    no comparto tu opinión sobre este tema I do not share your view o opinion o I disagree with you on this subject
    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? what do you think of the program?
    ¿qué opinión le merece esta nueva producción? ( frml); what is your opinion of this new production?
    en mi opinión fue un error in my opinion it was a mistake
    cambió de opinión he changed his mind
    es de la opinión de que no se les debe pegar a los niños she doesn't believe in hitting children, she is of the opinion that you mustn't hit children
    importantes sectores de opinión piensan que … significant bodies of opinion think that …
    es una cuestión de opinión it's a matter of opinion
    no tengo muy buena opinión de él I don't think very highly of him, I don't have a very high opinion of him
    Compuesto:
    la opinión pública public opinion
    un cambio en la opinión pública a change in public opinion
    no se puede engañar a la opinión pública con falsas promesas you cannot fool people o the public with false promises
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    opinión sustantivo femenino
    opinion;

    cambió de opinión he changed his mind;
    la opinión pública public opinion
    opinión sustantivo femenino opinion: siempre está cambiando de opinión, she's always changing her mind

    ' opinión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adherirse
    - antinuclear
    - apoyarse
    - apreciación
    - asesorar
    - aventurar
    - cambio
    - certera
    - certero
    - concepto
    - consejo
    - criterio
    - decantar
    - decir
    - discutible
    - disidencia
    - ecuánime
    - emitir
    - encuesta
    - entender
    - fama
    - idea
    - impresión
    - incluso
    - judicatura
    - juicio
    - manifestar
    -
    - opinar
    - opositor
    - opositora
    - opuesta
    - opuesto
    - para
    - parecer
    - pericial
    - prender
    - previa
    - previo
    - pronunciarse
    - prospección
    - prudente
    - pulsar
    - ratificar
    - según
    - sentir
    - sesgar
    - solicitar
    - someter
    - sondeo
    English:
    about-face
    - about-turn
    - advance
    - adverse
    - approve of
    - argue
    - belief
    - book
    - change
    - colour
    - currency
    - current
    - dead
    - decided
    - differ
    - discount
    - editorial
    - esteem
    - estimation
    - feeling
    - find
    - frank
    - glowing
    - groundswell
    - high
    - inflated
    - initially
    - judge
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - like-minded
    - low
    - mind
    - minority
    - mirror
    - misguided
    - mixed
    - moderate
    - one-sided
    - opinion
    - opinion poll
    - opposing
    - opposite
    - outlook
    - partisan
    - poll
    - position
    - prerogative
    - prevail
    - prevailing
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    opinion;
    en mi opinión no deberíamos ir in my opinion, we shouldn't go;
    es mi opinión personal that's my personal opinion;
    ¿cuál es tu opinión al respecto? what's your opinion o view on this matter?;
    después de escuchar distintas opiniones sobre el tema… after hearing different views on the matter…;
    compartir una opinión to share a view o an opinion;
    he cambiado de opinión I've changed my mind;
    expresar o [m5] dar una opinión to give an opinion;
    reservarse la opinión to reserve judgment;
    ser de la opinión de que to be of the opinion that;
    ser una cuestión de opinión to be a matter of opinion;
    tener buena/mala opinión de alguien to have a high/low opinion of sb
    la opinión pública public opinion
    * * *
    f opinion;
    la opinión pública public opinion;
    en mi opinión in my opinion;
    tener buena/mala opinión de alguien think highly/little of s.o.
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    opinión nf, pl - niones : opinion, belief
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    opinión n opinion / view

    Spanish-English dictionary > opinión

  • 6 opinión general

    f.
    1 consensus of opinion.
    2 consensus, popular opinion.
    * * *
    (n.) = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom
    Ex. Efforts are being made in the direction of an international consensus on the definition and treatment of corporate authorship.
    Ex. Although we may disagree about the fine detail, semantic relationships are the relationships between subjects, which are reasonably stable, and reflect the consensus of opinion concerning the connections between subjects.
    Ex. It is accepted wisdom that documents should be represented in terms of their logical structure rather than their appearance.
    Ex. This analysis of labour incentives within cooperatives challenges the conventional wisdom that cooperatives suffer from a problem of weak work incentives.
    * * *
    la opinión general
    = received wisdom, the

    Ex: In fact, many would say he has already stepped over the edge: the received wisdom in the world of reference is 'Never offer a personal opinion'.

    (n.) = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom

    Ex: Efforts are being made in the direction of an international consensus on the definition and treatment of corporate authorship.

    Ex: Although we may disagree about the fine detail, semantic relationships are the relationships between subjects, which are reasonably stable, and reflect the consensus of opinion concerning the connections between subjects.
    Ex: It is accepted wisdom that documents should be represented in terms of their logical structure rather than their appearance.
    Ex: This analysis of labour incentives within cooperatives challenges the conventional wisdom that cooperatives suffer from a problem of weak work incentives.

    Spanish-English dictionary > opinión general

  • 7 revestir con

    (v.) = cloak in
    Ex. Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.
    * * *
    (v.) = cloak in

    Ex: Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.

    Spanish-English dictionary > revestir con

  • 8 sabiduría

    f.
    wisdom, good sense, sageness.
    * * *
    1 (conocimientos) knowledge
    2 (prudencia) wisdom
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=saber) wisdom; (=instrucción) learning
    * * *
    femenino wisdom
    * * *
    = enlightenment, wisdom.
    Nota: Para otras palabras que contienen este sufijo, véase "dom".
    Ex. Considered as necessary work in the interest of humanity and general enlightenment, bibliography gains ground as the years pass.
    Ex. Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.
    ----
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * cúmulo de sabiduría = knowledge repository, repository of knowledge.
    * sabiduría colectiva, la = wisdom of the crowds, the.
    * sabiduría del colectivo, la = wisdom of the crowds, the.
    * sabiduría general = accepted wisdom.
    * sabiduría popular = lore.
    * * *
    femenino wisdom
    * * *
    = enlightenment, wisdom.
    Nota: Para otras palabras que contienen este sufijo, véase "dom".

    Ex: Considered as necessary work in the interest of humanity and general enlightenment, bibliography gains ground as the years pass.

    Ex: Assertion and personal opinion, when cloaked in an ostensibly sound job title, can become accepted wisdom and the justification for decision making.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * cúmulo de sabiduría = knowledge repository, repository of knowledge.
    * sabiduría colectiva, la = wisdom of the crowds, the.
    * sabiduría del colectivo, la = wisdom of the crowds, the.
    * sabiduría general = accepted wisdom.
    * sabiduría popular = lore.

    * * *
    wisdom
    la sabiduría popular popular wisdom, folklore
    el niño asombraba a los mayores con su gran sabiduría the child amazed the adults with his great knowledge o wisdom
    * * *

     

    sabiduría sustantivo femenino
    wisdom
    sabiduría sustantivo femenino wisdom
    (experiencia) es una persona de gran sabiduría, he's very wise
    (sensatez, prudencia) no fiándote de él has demostrado sabiduría, that was very astute of you not to trust him
    ' sabiduría' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    crecer
    - despliegue
    - infinito
    - prudencia
    English:
    dazzlingly
    - wisdom
    * * *
    1. [conocimientos] knowledge, learning;
    la sabiduría popular folklore, popular wisdom
    2. [prudencia] wisdom;
    actuó con mucha sabiduría she acted very wisely
    * * *
    f wisdom; ( conocimientos) knowledge
    * * *
    1) : wisdom
    2) : learning, knowledge
    * * *
    sabiduría n wisdom

    Spanish-English dictionary > sabiduría

  • 9 sabiduría general

    Ex. It is accepted wisdom that documents should be represented in terms of their logical structure rather than their appearance.
    * * *

    Ex: It is accepted wisdom that documents should be represented in terms of their logical structure rather than their appearance.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sabiduría general

  • 10 abandonar

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

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

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

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

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

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

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

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

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

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

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

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

     

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

    b)familia/bebé to leave, abandon;

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

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

    abandonar los estudios to drop out of school/college

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

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


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

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonar

  • 11 aceptar

    v.
    1 to accept.
    no aceptaron sus condiciones they didn't accept his conditions
    María acepta el libertinaje Mary accepts licentiousness.
    Pedro acepta su supremacía Peter accepts her supremacy.
    2 to agree to, to accept to.
    Ricardo aceptó ser el testaferro Richard agreed to be the figurehead.
    Ricardo aceptó Richard accepted.
    3 to welcome, to believe in, to embrace, to buy.
    María aceptó la ayuda Mary welcomed the aid.
    4 to receive, to take.
    La agencia aceptó la encomienda The agency received the parcel.
    5 to admit to.
    Ricardo aceptó conocer el paradero Richard admitted to knowing the whereabouts.
    6 to click OK, to OK.
    * * *
    1 to accept, receive
    2 (aprobar) to approve of
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ oferta, propuesta, dimisión] to accept; [+ cheque, moneda, tarjeta, trabajo] to accept, take; [+ condición] to accept, agree to
    2)

    por fin aceptaron que se publicara — they finally agreed for it to be published, they finally allowed it to be published

    no acepta que las mujeres trabajenhe doesn't accept o agree that women should work

    3)

    ¿aceptas a María por esposa? — do you take María to be your lawful wedded wife?

    * * *
    verbo transitivo <excusas/invitación/cargo> to accept; <términos/condiciones> to agree to

    ¿acepta a Luis como or por legítimo esposo? — (frml) do you take Luis to be your lawful wedded husband? (frml)

    aceptar + inf — to agree to + inf

    ¿por qué aceptas que te trate así? — why do you allow her to treat you like that?

    * * *
    = accept, acknowledge, fall in with, go along with, subscribe (to), take (in/into), welcome, give + acceptance, take up, come to + terms with, embrace, put to + bed, countenance, take on, be game, spring for, agree to, open + Posesivo + mind up to.
    Ex. Personal authorship has been accepted for some time, and indeed reflects the scholarly practice of the western world.
    Ex. In acknowledging these principles, Sears' is consistent with traditional ideas on the construction of alphabetical subject catalogues.
    Ex. Stanton fell in with the suggestion readily.
    Ex. The same thing happended in the case of the British refusal to go along with the American compromises in the last revision.
    Ex. As regards abbreviations, and the extent to which they are used, most citation standards subscribe to the use of abbreviations.
    Ex. For example, a computer on board a space ship, o even in some cars, takes in data, works out settings, displays results completely automatically.
    Ex. The decision to revert to standard spelling must have been widely welcomed in countries where DC is used but English is not the native language.
    Ex. Even in 1678 this usage of the word 'bibliography' was hardly given full acceptance.
    Ex. Wove paper, which was slightly more difficult to make than laid, was very slow to be taken up by the trade.
    Ex. Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex. The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex. At the session on Sunday 15th, it was agreed to put to bed the non-controversial items.
    Ex. Unfortunately, in the field of reference work advocates of such professional independence of judgement must by implication be prepared to countenance differential service to the user.
    Ex. If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex. Many of our group are financially strapped, and that presents a problem but I'm game.
    Ex. If I decide to spring for this I'll let you in on what I find out.
    Ex. In this case, the librarian 'reluctantly agreed to change the heading to 'Sexual Orientation' in anticipation of Library Board disapproval' = En este caso, el bibliotecario " accedió de mala gana a cambiarlo a 'Orientación Sexual' preveyendo el rechazo por parte de la Comisión de la Biblioteca".
    Ex. Ellyse has slowly solidified her game by knocking the rough edges off and by opening her mind up to what's required and what's available.
    ----
    * aceptar Algo = take (+ Nombre) + on board (+ Nombre).
    * aceptar Algo sin protestar = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * aceptar el cambio = embrace + change.
    * aceptar incondicionalmente = accept + whole-heartedly.
    * aceptar la responsabilidad = assume + responsibilitiy (for).
    * aceptar las circunstancias = accept + the circumstances.
    * aceptar las condiciones = agree + terms.
    * aceptar la situación = accept + situation.
    * aceptar lo inevitable = accept + the inevitable.
    * aceptar los términos de un acuerdo = enter into + agreement.
    * aceptar tal cual = take + Nombre + at face value, accept + Nombre + at face value.
    * aceptar tarjeta de crédito = honour + credit card.
    * aceptar una decisión = accept + decision.
    * aceptar una idea = accept + notion, deal with + concept.
    * aceptar una invitación = accept + invitation.
    * aceptar una tarea = take on + task.
    * aceptar un cambio = accommodate + change.
    * aceptar un desafío = throw down + the gauntlet.
    * aceptar un reto = throw down + the gauntlet, call + Posesivo + bluff.
    * creencia generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * difícil de aceptar = hard to swallow.
    * haber sido aceptado = be here to stay, have come + to stay.
    * negarse a aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * opinión generalmente acepta = conventional wisdom.
    * resignarse y aceptar = bite + the bullet.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + limitation.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * ser aceptado = gain + acceptance.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente aceptado = it + be + widely agreed.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <excusas/invitación/cargo> to accept; <términos/condiciones> to agree to

    ¿acepta a Luis como or por legítimo esposo? — (frml) do you take Luis to be your lawful wedded husband? (frml)

    aceptar + inf — to agree to + inf

    ¿por qué aceptas que te trate así? — why do you allow her to treat you like that?

    * * *
    = accept, acknowledge, fall in with, go along with, subscribe (to), take (in/into), welcome, give + acceptance, take up, come to + terms with, embrace, put to + bed, countenance, take on, be game, spring for, agree to, open + Posesivo + mind up to.

    Ex: Personal authorship has been accepted for some time, and indeed reflects the scholarly practice of the western world.

    Ex: In acknowledging these principles, Sears' is consistent with traditional ideas on the construction of alphabetical subject catalogues.
    Ex: Stanton fell in with the suggestion readily.
    Ex: The same thing happended in the case of the British refusal to go along with the American compromises in the last revision.
    Ex: As regards abbreviations, and the extent to which they are used, most citation standards subscribe to the use of abbreviations.
    Ex: For example, a computer on board a space ship, o even in some cars, takes in data, works out settings, displays results completely automatically.
    Ex: The decision to revert to standard spelling must have been widely welcomed in countries where DC is used but English is not the native language.
    Ex: Even in 1678 this usage of the word 'bibliography' was hardly given full acceptance.
    Ex: Wove paper, which was slightly more difficult to make than laid, was very slow to be taken up by the trade.
    Ex: Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex: The library community is now ready to embrace the most revolutionary technology for libraries -- CD-ROM.
    Ex: At the session on Sunday 15th, it was agreed to put to bed the non-controversial items.
    Ex: Unfortunately, in the field of reference work advocates of such professional independence of judgement must by implication be prepared to countenance differential service to the user.
    Ex: If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex: Many of our group are financially strapped, and that presents a problem but I'm game.
    Ex: If I decide to spring for this I'll let you in on what I find out.
    Ex: In this case, the librarian 'reluctantly agreed to change the heading to 'Sexual Orientation' in anticipation of Library Board disapproval' = En este caso, el bibliotecario " accedió de mala gana a cambiarlo a 'Orientación Sexual' preveyendo el rechazo por parte de la Comisión de la Biblioteca".
    Ex: Ellyse has slowly solidified her game by knocking the rough edges off and by opening her mind up to what's required and what's available.
    * aceptar Algo = take (+ Nombre) + on board (+ Nombre).
    * aceptar Algo sin protestar = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * aceptar el cambio = embrace + change.
    * aceptar incondicionalmente = accept + whole-heartedly.
    * aceptar la responsabilidad = assume + responsibilitiy (for).
    * aceptar las circunstancias = accept + the circumstances.
    * aceptar las condiciones = agree + terms.
    * aceptar la situación = accept + situation.
    * aceptar lo inevitable = accept + the inevitable.
    * aceptar los términos de un acuerdo = enter into + agreement.
    * aceptar tal cual = take + Nombre + at face value, accept + Nombre + at face value.
    * aceptar tarjeta de crédito = honour + credit card.
    * aceptar una decisión = accept + decision.
    * aceptar una idea = accept + notion, deal with + concept.
    * aceptar una invitación = accept + invitation.
    * aceptar una tarea = take on + task.
    * aceptar un cambio = accommodate + change.
    * aceptar un desafío = throw down + the gauntlet.
    * aceptar un reto = throw down + the gauntlet, call + Posesivo + bluff.
    * creencia generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * difícil de aceptar = hard to swallow.
    * haber sido aceptado = be here to stay, have come + to stay.
    * negarse a aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptar = disavow.
    * no aceptar un no por respuesta = not take + no for an answer.
    * opinión generalmente acepta = conventional wisdom.
    * resignarse y aceptar = bite + the bullet.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando una limitación = work (a)round + limitation.
    * seguir trabajando aceptando un defecto = work (a)round + shortcoming.
    * ser aceptado = gain + acceptance.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente aceptado = it + be + widely agreed.

    * * *
    aceptar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹excusas/invitación/cargo› to accept
    ¿acepta a Luis como or por legítimo esposo? ( frml); do you take Luis to be your lawful wedded husband? ( frml)
    aceptan cheques de viaje they take traveler's checks
    [ S ] no aceptamos devoluciones no refunds
    aceptar + INF to agree to + INF
    aceptó acompañarme he agreed to accompany me
    aceptar QUE + SUBJ:
    no acepto que me diga eso I can't accept him saying that to me
    * * *

     

    aceptar ( conjugate aceptar) verbo transitivoexcusas/invitación/cargo to accept;
    términos/condiciones to agree to;

    aceptó venir she agreed to come;
    no acepto que me digas eso I won't have you saying that to me
    aceptar verbo transitivo to accept: no acepto excusas, I won't accept any excuses

    ' aceptar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    encajar
    - entrada
    - nariz
    - negarse
    - renunciar
    - venderse
    - admitir
    - asumir
    - coger
    - creer
    - modo
    - otro
    - vacilar
    English:
    accept
    - adopt
    - board
    - fall in with
    - job
    - joke
    - jump at
    - overbook
    - reject
    - seize on
    - seize upon
    - settle for
    - take
    - take up
    - agree
    - come
    - fact
    - go
    - grip
    - have
    - honor
    - refuse
    - rise
    - share
    - term
    - turn
    * * *
    1. [regalo] to accept
    2. [admitir] to accept;
    no aceptaron sus condiciones they didn't accept her conditions;
    ¿aceptas a Enrique como tu legítimo esposo? do you take Enrique to be your lawful wedded husband?;
    no aceptará un “no” por respuesta he won't take no for an answer;
    no se aceptan cheques [en letrero] we do not take cheques;
    se aceptan donativos [en letrero] donations welcome
    * * *
    v/t accept
    * * *
    1) : to accept
    2) : to approve
    * * *
    aceptar vb to accept

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceptar

  • 12 dejar en la cuneta

    (v.) = ditch
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    * * *
    (v.) = ditch

    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar en la cuneta

  • 13 depender

    v.
    to depend.
    depender de algo to depend on something
    todo depende de lo que decida el juez everything depends on what the judge decides
    depende… it depends…
    depender de alguien to be dependent on somebody
    depende de ti it's up to you
    si de mí dependiera, el trabajo sería tuyo if it was up to me, the job would be yours
    * * *
    1 to depend (de, on)
    2 (estar bajo el mando o autoridad) to be under, be answerable to; (necesitar) to be dependent on
    los vendedores dependen de Juan the salesmen are answerable to Juan, Juan is in charge of the salesmen
    \
    en lo que de mí (ti, él, etc) depende... as far as I (you, he, etc) am (are, is) concerned...
    * * *
    VI
    1)

    -¿vas a ir? -depende — "are you going?" - "it depends"

    2)

    depender de algn/algo — to depend on sb/sth

    no te eches atrás ahora, que dependo de ti — don't back out now, I'm relying o depending on you

    sin coche, dependes de los demás — without a car you depend on o you're dependent on other people, without a car you have to rely on other people

    3)

    depender de[empleado, institución] to be accountable to, be answerable to

    4)

    depender de algn (=corresponder a)

    lo siento, su aceptación no depende de mí — I'm sorry, it's not up to me whether you are accepted or not

    5) (Pol)
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) resultado/solución to depend

    ¿vendrás? - depende — will you come? - it depends

    depender de algo/alguien — to depend on something/somebody

    depender de alguien/algo: depende económicamente de sus padres he is financially dependent on his parents; dependía totalmente de su mujer he depended o relied totally on his wife; depende totalmente de las drogas — he's totally dependent on drugs

    * * *
    = hang + Posesivo + hat on, set + your watch by.
    Ex. There are no great words of wisdom to hang your hat on in these matters.
    Ex. There are a few things you can count on; I mean really set your watch by in life.
    ----
    * depender de = be dependent on/upon, be reliant upon, depend on/upon, hang on, hinge on/upon, rest on/upon, be conditional on, rely on/upon, report to, be a question of.
    * depender demasiado de = lean + too heavily on.
    * depender de + Nombre = be up to + Nombre.
    * dependiendo de = subject to, depending on/upon.
    * dependiendo del acuerdo = subject to + agreement.
    * dependiendo de la disponibilidad de + Nombre = subject to availability of + Nombre, subject to availability of + Nombre.
    * destino + depender de = destiny + hang upon.
    * hacer que se dependa de = place + reliance on.
    * que depende del tiempo = time-dependent.
    * última palabra + depender de = ultimate authority + rest with.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) resultado/solución to depend

    ¿vendrás? - depende — will you come? - it depends

    depender de algo/alguien — to depend on something/somebody

    depender de alguien/algo: depende económicamente de sus padres he is financially dependent on his parents; dependía totalmente de su mujer he depended o relied totally on his wife; depende totalmente de las drogas — he's totally dependent on drugs

    * * *
    = hang + Posesivo + hat on, set + your watch by.

    Ex: There are no great words of wisdom to hang your hat on in these matters.

    Ex: There are a few things you can count on; I mean really set your watch by in life.
    * depender de = be dependent on/upon, be reliant upon, depend on/upon, hang on, hinge on/upon, rest on/upon, be conditional on, rely on/upon, report to, be a question of.
    * depender demasiado de = lean + too heavily on.
    * depender de + Nombre = be up to + Nombre.
    * dependiendo de = subject to, depending on/upon.
    * dependiendo del acuerdo = subject to + agreement.
    * dependiendo de la disponibilidad de + Nombre = subject to availability of + Nombre, subject to availability of + Nombre.
    * destino + depender de = destiny + hang upon.
    * hacer que se dependa de = place + reliance on.
    * que depende del tiempo = time-dependent.
    * última palabra + depender de = ultimate authority + rest with.

    * * *
    depender [E1 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «resultado/solución» to depend
    ¿vendrás? — depende will you come? — it depends o maybe o I might
    depender DE algo/algn to depend ON sth/sb
    ahora todo depende de ti now everything depends on you
    si de mí dependiera if it were up to me
    depende en gran parte de la temperatura it depends largely o to a great extent on the temperature
    todo depende de que llegue a tiempo it all depends on him arriving on time
    2
    «persona»: depender DE algn/algo: depende económicamente de sus padres he depends on his parents financially, he is financially dependent on his parents
    dependía totalmente de su mujer he was completely dependent on his wife, he depended o relied totally on his wife
    no tengo que depender de nadie para regresar I don't have to rely on anyone to get back
    dependía totalmente de la heroína he was totally dependent on heroin
    B
    dependían directamente del director financiero they reported directly to the finance director
    la comisión dependerá del Senado the commission will report to o will be accountable to o will be answerable to the Senate
    2
    «territorio»: la isla depende de Australia the island is an Australian dependency
    * * *

     

    depender ( conjugate depender) verbo intransitivo
    a) [resultado/solución] to depend;

    depender de algo/algn to depend on sth/sb
    b) [ persona] depender de algn/algo to be dependent on sb/sth

    depender verbo intransitivo
    1 (estar condicionado por) to depend [de, on]: depende de nosotros, it is up to us
    depende del humor que tenga, it depends on his mood
    no sé, depende, I don't know, it depends
    2 (estar subordinado a) to be dependent [de, on]: depende de sus padres, she's dependent on her parents, el teatro depende de la comunidad, the theatre is run by the regional government
    ' depender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    colgarse
    English:
    depend
    - hinge on
    - reliant
    - rely
    - report
    - dependent
    - hang
    - hinge
    * * *
    1. [económicamente, psicológicamente, físicamente] [sujeto: persona]
    depender de algo to depend on sth;
    depender de alguien to be dependent on sb;
    depende de la caridad para sobrevivir he survives on charity;
    económicamente, aún depende de su familia she's still financially dependent on her family;
    lleva la moto para no depender de nadie a la hora de volver go on your motorbike so you don't have to depend on anybody else to get back
    2. [políticamente, administrativamente] [sujeto: nación, territorio, asunto]
    un territorio que depende de España a territory that is a Spanish dependency;
    la política educativa depende del gobierno central educational policy is in the hands of central government
    3. [en jerarquías, escalafones] [sujeto: persona, departamento]
    nosotros dependemos de la jefatura de Educación we come under the Department of Education
    4. [sujeto: decisión, resultado, consecuencias] to depend;
    ¿vas a venir? – depende are you coming? – it depends;
    todo depende de lo que decida el juez everything depends on what the judge decides;
    depende de ti it's up to you;
    si de mí dependiera, el trabajo sería tuyo if it was o were up to me, the job would be yours
    * * *
    v/i
    1 depend (de on);
    eso depende that all depends
    2
    :
    * * *
    1) : to depend
    2)
    depender de : to depend on
    3)
    depender de : to be subordinate to
    * * *
    2. (necesitar) to be dependent
    depende it depends / it all depends

    Spanish-English dictionary > depender

  • 14 desechar

    v.
    1 to throw out, to discard.
    Ella desechó los zapatos She discarded the shoes.
    2 to refuse, to turn down (rechazar) (ayuda, oferta).
    3 to ignore, to take no notice of.
    4 to dismiss, to refuse, to drop, to drop off.
    Elsa desechó la idea Elsa dismissed the idea.
    5 to nonsuit.
    * * *
    1 (tirar) to discard, throw out, throw away
    2 (rechazar) to refuse, reject; (proyecto, idea) to drop, discard
    3 (apartar de sí) to put aside, cast aside
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=tirar) [+ basura] to throw out; [+ objeto inútil] to scrap, get rid of
    2) (=rechazar) [+ consejo, miedo] to cast aside; [+ oferta] to reject; [+ plan] to drop
    3) (=censurar) to censure, reprove
    4) [+ llave] to turn
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <ayuda/idea/propuesta> to reject

    desechó la idea de irhe abandoned o gave up the idea of going

    b) <restos/residuos> to throw away o out; < ropa> to throw out
    * * *
    = discard, dismiss, short-circuit [shortcircuit], throw out, set + aside, discount, scrap, toss out, ditch, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, turf out, count + Nombre + out.
    Ex. The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex. It is too early to dismiss those physical forms associated with non-computerised cataloguing and indexing.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Well, I happened to inherit a full set of Trollope, and I had the guts to throw it out.
    Ex. Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex. Assistance from part-time librarians should not be totally discounted, however.
    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. In preparation for computerization, let us not toss out old standards that were good.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex. You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex. Right now, there is no clear Republican candidate, though the inimitable Joe Kelly can never be counted out until the deadline passes.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <ayuda/idea/propuesta> to reject

    desechó la idea de irhe abandoned o gave up the idea of going

    b) <restos/residuos> to throw away o out; < ropa> to throw out
    * * *
    = discard, dismiss, short-circuit [shortcircuit], throw out, set + aside, discount, scrap, toss out, ditch, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, turf out, count + Nombre + out.

    Ex: The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.

    Ex: It is too early to dismiss those physical forms associated with non-computerised cataloguing and indexing.
    Ex: There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex: Well, I happened to inherit a full set of Trollope, and I had the guts to throw it out.
    Ex: Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex: Assistance from part-time librarians should not be totally discounted, however.
    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: In preparation for computerization, let us not toss out old standards that were good.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex: You will be disliked and turfed out as a sacrificial goat once your job is done but there will be many others queuing up for your services.
    Ex: Right now, there is no clear Republican candidate, though the inimitable Joe Kelly can never be counted out until the deadline passes.

    * * *
    desechar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹ayuda/consejo/propuesta› to reject
    debes desechar esos malos pensamientos you must banish those wicked thoughts from your mind
    no desechó nunca la sospecha de que fuera él she never managed to rid herself of the suspicion that it was him
    después de un mes desechó la idea de quedarse after a month he gave up o abandoned the idea of staying there
    desecharon la idea de pedir un préstamo they rejected the idea of asking for a loan
    2 ‹restos/residuos› to throw away o out; ‹ropa› to throw out
    * * *

     

    desechar ( conjugate desechar) verbo transitivo
    a)ayuda/propuesta to reject;

    idea/plan› ( rechazar) to reject;
    ( renunciar a) to drop, give up
    b)restos/residuos› to throw away o out;

    ropa to throw out
    desechar verbo transitivo
    1 (un objeto) to discard, throw out o away
    2 (una oferta) to turn down, refuse
    (descartar una idea, un proyecto) to drop, discard
    ' desechar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tirar
    English:
    cast aside
    - shrift
    - discard
    - dismiss
    - ditch
    - scrap
    - sweep
    * * *
    1. [tirar] to throw out, to discard
    2. [rechazar] [ayuda, oferta] to refuse, to turn down;
    [idea, pensamiento] to reject; [posibilidad, sospecha] to dismiss; [propuesta, sugerencia] to reject, to turn down;
    pensó ir a pie, pero luego desechó la idea he thought of going on foot but then dropped the idea;
    no desecho la posibilidad de que haya sido ella I don't rule out the possibility that it was her
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( tirar) throw away
    2 ( rechazar) reject
    * * *
    1) : to discard, to throw away
    2) rechazar: to reject

    Spanish-English dictionary > desechar

  • 15 rechazar

    v.
    1 to reject.
    el gobierno rechazó las acusaciones de corrupción the government rejected o denied the accusations of corruption
    Ellos rechazan el grano malo They reject the bad grain.
    4 to clear (sport).
    el portero rechazó la pelota y la mandó fuera the goalkeeper tipped the ball out of play
    5 to refuse, to pass up, to decline, to disregard.
    Ellos rechazan el café They refuse the coffee.
    6 to refuse to.
    Ellos rechazan comprar eso They refuse to buy that.
    7 to turn one's back on.
    8 to dishonor, to refuse to accept, to repudiate, to disavow.
    Ellos rechazan el reconocimiento They dishonor the recognition.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to reject, turn down, refuse
    2 (ataque) to repel, repulse, drive back
    3 MEDICINA to reject
    * * *
    verb
    1) to reject, decline
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ persona] to push away; [+ ataque] to repel, beat off; [+ enemigo] to drive back
    2) [+ acusación, idea] to reject; [+ oferta] to turn down, refuse; [+ tentación] to resist
    3) [+ luz] to reflect; [+ agua] to throw off
    4) (Med) [+ órgano] to reject
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <invitación/propuesta/individuo> to reject; <moción/enmienda> to defeat; <oferta/trabajo> to turn down
    b) <ataque/enemigo> to repel, repulse
    c) (Med) < órgano> to reject
    * * *
    = condemn, decline, discard, eschew, reject, set + aside, flinch at/from, refuse, negative, discountenance, repulse, shun, be hostile to, ditch, renounce, snub, nix, defeat, disavow, deselect, turn down, spurn, repudiate, fight off, hold off, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fend off, overrule, push aside, turn + Nombre + away.
    Ex. It must, however, also be considered as a major source of the 'subject index illusion' so trenchantly condemned by Bliss, as mentioned below.
    Ex. The title 'Unsolicited marginal gift collections: saying no or coping with the unwanted' deals with the problem of how to cope with collections which should have been declined, but were not.
    Ex. The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex. Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex. It is increasingly obvious that we are as a nation one and indivisible, that divisive tendencies are a thing of the past, but there are still too many inheritors of the old indifference, and who flinch at co-operation as at an evil.
    Ex. In this novel, if you remember, Henry Crawford, having been refused by the heroine Fanny, goes off and elopes with an old flame, Mrs Rushworth.
    Ex. Bough negatived the suggestion instantly.
    Ex. Balzac discountenanced virtually every idea Hernandez and children's librarian, Kate Lespran, had the courage to suggest.
    Ex. Leforte blew forth a long breath, as if trying to repulse the oppressive heat of the September morning.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. Although he recognized the need for some forms of synthesis, Bliss was hostile to the idea of complete analysis and synthesis put forward by Ranganathan.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. 'Classification by attraction', i.e. the placing of a subject as the most concrete element represented in it, without regard to the basic discipline concerned, is renounced = Se rechaza la "Clasificación por atracción", es decir, la asignación de una materia según el elemento más concreto representado en ella, sin tener en cuenta la disciplina en cuestión.
    Ex. Some black librarian see little progress towards race-neutral attitudes and finds themselves either directly or indirectly snubbed, patronised or completely ignored by users as well as staff members.
    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 author focuses on the campaign of the Idaho Library Association to defeat this initiative.
    Ex. Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
    Ex. There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex. The government seems to spurns the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex. The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
    Ex. These pillboxes were originally built to help fight off a Nazi invasion.
    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.
    Ex. International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex. During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex. President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. They will be patrolling in plain clothes to spot doormen who turn away people apparently on the basis of their ethnicity.
    ----
    * cheque + ser rechazado = cheque + bounce.
    * rechazar Algo/Alguien = turn + Nombre + down.
    * rechazar la responsabilidad = disclaim + responsibility.
    * rechazarse = go by + the board.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * rechazar una hipótesis = reject + hypothesis, negate + hypothesis.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * rechazar una ley = defeat + legislation.
    * rechazar una moción = defeat + motion.
    * rechazar una sugerencia = turn + idea + down.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <invitación/propuesta/individuo> to reject; <moción/enmienda> to defeat; <oferta/trabajo> to turn down
    b) <ataque/enemigo> to repel, repulse
    c) (Med) < órgano> to reject
    * * *
    = condemn, decline, discard, eschew, reject, set + aside, flinch at/from, refuse, negative, discountenance, repulse, shun, be hostile to, ditch, renounce, snub, nix, defeat, disavow, deselect, turn down, spurn, repudiate, fight off, hold off, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fend off, overrule, push aside, turn + Nombre + away.

    Ex: It must, however, also be considered as a major source of the 'subject index illusion' so trenchantly condemned by Bliss, as mentioned below.

    Ex: The title 'Unsolicited marginal gift collections: saying no or coping with the unwanted' deals with the problem of how to cope with collections which should have been declined, but were not.
    Ex: The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex: Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex: It is increasingly obvious that we are as a nation one and indivisible, that divisive tendencies are a thing of the past, but there are still too many inheritors of the old indifference, and who flinch at co-operation as at an evil.
    Ex: In this novel, if you remember, Henry Crawford, having been refused by the heroine Fanny, goes off and elopes with an old flame, Mrs Rushworth.
    Ex: Bough negatived the suggestion instantly.
    Ex: Balzac discountenanced virtually every idea Hernandez and children's librarian, Kate Lespran, had the courage to suggest.
    Ex: Leforte blew forth a long breath, as if trying to repulse the oppressive heat of the September morning.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: Although he recognized the need for some forms of synthesis, Bliss was hostile to the idea of complete analysis and synthesis put forward by Ranganathan.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: 'Classification by attraction', i.e. the placing of a subject as the most concrete element represented in it, without regard to the basic discipline concerned, is renounced = Se rechaza la "Clasificación por atracción", es decir, la asignación de una materia según el elemento más concreto representado en ella, sin tener en cuenta la disciplina en cuestión.
    Ex: Some black librarian see little progress towards race-neutral attitudes and finds themselves either directly or indirectly snubbed, patronised or completely ignored by users as well as staff members.
    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 author focuses on the campaign of the Idaho Library Association to defeat this initiative.
    Ex: Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
    Ex: There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex: The government seems to spurns the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex: The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
    Ex: These pillboxes were originally built to help fight off a Nazi invasion.
    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.
    Ex: International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex: During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: They will be patrolling in plain clothes to spot doormen who turn away people apparently on the basis of their ethnicity.
    * cheque + ser rechazado = cheque + bounce.
    * rechazar Algo/Alguien = turn + Nombre + down.
    * rechazar la responsabilidad = disclaim + responsibility.
    * rechazarse = go by + the board.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * rechazar una hipótesis = reject + hypothesis, negate + hypothesis.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * rechazar una ley = defeat + legislation.
    * rechazar una moción = defeat + motion.
    * rechazar una sugerencia = turn + idea + down.

    * * *
    rechazar [A4 ]
    vt
    1 ‹invitación/propuesta› to reject; ‹oferta/trabajo› to turn down
    la moción fue rechazada the motion was defeated
    rechazó su proposición de matrimonio she rejected o turned down his proposal of marriage
    se sienten rechazados por la sociedad they feel rejected by society
    2 ‹ataque/enemigo› to repel, repulse
    3 ‹luz› to reflect
    4 ( Med) ‹órgano› to reject
    * * *

     

    rechazar ( conjugate rechazar) verbo transitivo
    a)invitación/propuesta/individuo to reject;

    moción/enmienda to defeat;
    oferta/trabajo to turn down
    b)ataque/enemigo to repel, repulse

    c) (Med) ‹ órgano to reject

    rechazar verbo transitivo
    1 (una idea, un plan, a una persona) to reject
    (oferta, contrato) to turn down
    2 Med (un órgano) to reject
    3 Mil to repel
    ' rechazar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barrer
    - declinar
    - negar
    - definitivamente
    - desechar
    - despreciar
    - plano
    English:
    beat off
    - brush off
    - decline
    - defeat
    - deny
    - disallow
    - dismiss
    - fend off
    - fight off
    - head-hunt
    - offer
    - refuse
    - reject
    - repudiate
    - repulse
    - shun
    - snub
    - spurn
    - stave off
    - sweep aside
    - turn away
    - turn down
    - ward off
    - wave aside
    - fend
    - fight
    - hand
    - over
    - parry
    - rebuff
    - repel
    - throw
    - turn
    - ward
    - wave
    * * *
    1. [no aceptar] to reject;
    [oferta, invitación] to turn down, to reject
    2. [negar] to deny;
    el gobierno rechazó las acusaciones de corrupción the government rejected o denied the accusations of corruption;
    rechazó que vaya a presentarse a la presidencia he denied that he was going to run for the presidency
    3. [órgano] to reject;
    el paciente rechazó el órgano the patient rejected the organ
    4. [repeler] [a una persona] to push away;
    [a atacantes] to drive back, to repel;
    rechazaron el ataque de los enemigos they repelled the enemy attack
    5. Dep to clear;
    el portero rechazó la pelota y la mandó fuera the goalkeeper tipped the ball out of play
    * * *
    v/t reject; MIL repel
    * * *
    rechazar {21} vt
    1) : to reject
    2) : to turn down, to refuse
    * * *
    rechazar vb to reject / to turn down

    Spanish-English dictionary > rechazar

  • 16 CAI (enseñanza asistida por ordenador)

    = computer-assisted instruction (CAI), CAI (Computer Aided Instruction).
    Ex. This computer-assisted instruction (CAI) system has gradually aroused wide attention and interest and is commonly accepted by Taiwanese educational circles.
    Ex. One potential use which may have an important future is CAI -- Computer Aided Instruction.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAI (enseñanza asistida por ordenador)

  • 17 COUNTER (Contabilización del uso en línea de recursos electrónicos en red)

    Nota: Norma para la recogida de estadísticas de uso de recursos electrónicos en Internet.
    Ex. COUNTER (Counting Online Usage of NeTworked Electronic Resources) is a multi-agency initiative whose objective is to develop a set of internationally accepted, extendible Codes of Practice that will allow the usage of online information products and services to be measured more consistently.

    Spanish-English dictionary > COUNTER (Contabilización del uso en línea de recursos electrónicos en red)

  • 18 D

    f.
    d, letter d.
    * * *
    [de]
    SF (=letra) D, d
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    ----
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    D, d
    ( read as /de/)
    B (= dama) (en ajedrez) Q, queen
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    D    
    D.
    D,
    d sustantivo femenino ( read as /de/) the letter D, d

    D, d f (letra) D, d

    'D' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acercarse
    - antes
    - antipasto
    - barrio
    - bien
    - catalogar
    - cobrar
    - D.
    - d. C
    - D.ª
    - dedo
    - desvincularse
    - dinamizar
    - disculparse
    - disipar
    - distrito
    - doña
    - embalarse
    - encuadrar
    - enterada
    - enterado
    - entremés
    - episodio
    - equipo
    - esquema
    - estimable
    - estimativa
    - estimativo
    - estribar
    - examinar
    - exhaustiva
    - exhaustivo
    - exigible
    - explorar
    - exportar
    - formulismo
    - golpe
    - intervenir
    - intromisión
    - jamás
    - lance
    - loca
    - loco
    - manicura
    - mejor
    - mullida
    - mullido
    - nota
    - ojo
    - pegar
    English:
    abide
    - abiding
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - above-board
    - abridged
    - abroad
    - absent-minded
    - absurd
    - accede
    - accepted
    - accident
    - accident-prone
    - accord
    - accordance
    - according
    - accordingly
    - accordion
    - acid
    - acknowledge
    - acknowledgement
    - acrid
    - ad
    - addicted
    - addiction
    - addictive
    - addition
    - additional
    - adjacent
    - adjoining
    - adjourn
    - adjust
    - adjustable
    - adjustment
    - ado
    - adopt
    - adopted
    - adoption
    - adore
    - adorn
    - adornment
    - adulterate
    - adulterer
    - adulteress
    - adultery
    - adulthood
    - advantage
    - advantageous
    - affected
    - affiliated
    * * *
    D
    1. (abrev de dama) [en notación de ajedrez] Q
    2. (abrev de domingo) Sun
    Da. (abrev de doña)
    [casada] ≈ Mrs; [soltera] ≈ Miss
    D, d [de] nf
    [letra] D, d
    * * *
    d nf
    : fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > D

  • 19 Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC)

    Ex. Recently the Government, through the University Grants Committee, have accepted the recommendation of a working party that in future libraries should be self renewing and finite.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC)

  • 20 Salton

    adj.
    bulging, protruding.
    m.
    garfish, garpike, Belone belone.
    * * *
    1 (que salta) jumping, hopping
    2 (que sobresale) prominent
    3 (ojos) bulging
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=prominente) [ojos] bulging; [dientes] protruding
    2) LAm (=poco hecho) undercooked, half-cooked
    2.
    * * *
    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
    * * *
    ----
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
    * * *
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    A ‹ojos› bulging
    B ( Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary
    acepté medio saltona su invitación I accepted his invitation rather warily o cautiously
    se ha puesto saltón he's wary o jumpy o on edge
    * * *

    saltón
    ◊ - tona adjetivo ‹ ojos bulging

    saltón,-ona adjetivo prominent
    ojos saltones, bulging eyes

    ' saltón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    saltona
    English:
    bulge
    * * *
    saltón, -ona adj
    1. [ojos] bulging;
    dientes saltones buckteeth
    2. Chile, Col [medio crudo] half-cooked
    * * *
    adj
    :
    ojos saltones bulging eyes
    * * *
    saltón, - tona adj, mpl saltones : bulging, protruding

    Spanish-English dictionary > Salton

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