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    Ex. The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.
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    Ex: The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.

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  • 2 contrario

    adj.
    1 contrary, opposite, adverse, opposed.
    2 contrary, negative, antagonistic, antipathetic.
    m.
    1 opposite, antithesis, reverse, converse.
    2 opponent, adversary, enemy, rival.
    * * *
    1 (opuesto) contrary, opposite
    2 (perjudicial) harmful (a, to), bad (a, for)
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 opponent, adversary, rival
    \
    al contrario on the contrary
    de lo contrario otherwise
    en dirección contraria in the wrong direction
    llevar la contraria a alguien to oppose somebody
    por el contrario on the contrary
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite
    la parte contraria DERECHO the opponent 2 (en deportes) the opposing team
    * * *
    (f. - contraria)
    adj.
    contrary, opposite
    * * *
    contrario, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=rival) [partido, equipo] opposing
    2) (=opuesto) [extremo, efecto, significado, sexo] opposite

    se mostraron contrarios al acuerdo — they came out against the agreement, they were opposed to the agreement

    dirección contraria, tomamos la dirección contraria — we went in the opposite direction

    intereses contrarios — conflicting o opposing interests

    pie contrario, se puso el zapato en el pie contrario — she put her shoe on the wrong foot

    sentido contrario, un coche que venía en sentido contrario — a car coming in the opposite direction

    viento contrario — headwind

    caso 1), b)
    3) [en locuciones]

    al contrario — on the contrary, quite the opposite

    no me disgusta la idea, al contrario, me encanta — I don't dislike the idea, on the contrary o quite the opposite, I think it would be wonderful

    -¿te aburres? -¡que va, al contrario! — "are you bored?" - "no way, quite the opposite!"

    antes al contrario, muy al contrario — frm on the contrary

    al contrario de, todo salió al contrario de lo previsto — everything turned out the opposite of what we expected

    al contrario de lo que creíamos, hizo muy buen tiempo — contrary to what we thought, the weather turned out very nice

    siempre va al contrario de todo el mundo — she always has to be different to everyone else, she always does the opposite to everyone else

    al contrario que o de ella, yo no estoy dispuesto a aguantar — unlike her, I'm not willing to put up with it

    lo contrario, ¿qué es lo contrario de alto? — what is the opposite of tall?

    soy inocente, hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario — I am innocent until proven otherwise

    de lo contrario — otherwise, or else

    salga o, de lo contrario, llamaré a la policía — please leave, otherwise o or else I'll call the police

    por el contrario, los inviernos, por el contrario, son muy fríos — the winters, on the other hand o on the contrary, are very cold

    parece ir todo bien, y por el contrario, la situación es muy complicada — it all appears to be going well, when in fact the situation is rather difficult

    todo lo contrario — quite the opposite, quite the reverse

    -¿es feo? -no, todo lo contrario — "is he ugly?" - "no, quite the opposite o reverse"

    no hay descenso de precios, sino todo lo contrario — prices are not going down, quite the opposite o reverse, in fact

    2.
    SM / F opponent
    3.
    SM (=opuesto) opposite

    ¿cuál es el contrario del negro? — what is the opposite of black?

    4.
    SF

    llevar la contraria —

    ¿por qué siempre tienes que llevar la contraria? — why do you always have to be so contrary?

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    I
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( opuesto) <opiniones/intereses> conflicting; < dirección> opposite

    contrario a algo: mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you; soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am against the use of violence; se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea; sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests; contrario a lo que se esperaba... contrary to expectations,...; en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise (AmE), anticlockwise (BrE); el coche venía en sentido contrario — ( por el otro carril) the car was coming in the opposite direction; ( por el mismo carril) the car was coming straight at us

    2) ( adversario) < equipo> opposing; < bando> opposite

    la parte contraria — (Der) the opposing party

    al contrario de: al contrario de su hermano... unlike his brother,...; al contrario de lo que esperábamos,... contrary to (our) expectations,...; todo salió al contrario de como lo planearon it turned out just the opposite to what they had planned; de lo contrario or else, otherwise; por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate; pensé que era rico - por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich - on the contrary o far from it, he doesn't have a penny; todo lo contrario quite the opposite; llevar la contraria: él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he always has to take the opposite view; llevarle la contraria a alguien — to contradict somebody

    II
    - ria masculino, femenino opponent
    * * *
    = contrary, opposing, inimical, antipathetic, opposite, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, reverse, objector.
    Ex. Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex. Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex. Objectors to a major wind farm plan say developers have exaggerated its green benefits.
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    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary.
    * de lo contrario = if not, otherwise.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * en sentido contrario = to the contrary.
    * en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj = counterclockwise, anti-clockwise.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * justamente todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * justamente todo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * justo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * por el contrario = by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * ser contrario a = be contrary to, be hostile to.
    * todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse, in marked contrast.
    * viento contrario = headwind.
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    I
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( opuesto) <opiniones/intereses> conflicting; < dirección> opposite

    contrario a algo: mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you; soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am against the use of violence; se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea; sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests; contrario a lo que se esperaba... contrary to expectations,...; en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise (AmE), anticlockwise (BrE); el coche venía en sentido contrario — ( por el otro carril) the car was coming in the opposite direction; ( por el mismo carril) the car was coming straight at us

    2) ( adversario) < equipo> opposing; < bando> opposite

    la parte contraria — (Der) the opposing party

    al contrario de: al contrario de su hermano... unlike his brother,...; al contrario de lo que esperábamos,... contrary to (our) expectations,...; todo salió al contrario de como lo planearon it turned out just the opposite to what they had planned; de lo contrario or else, otherwise; por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate; pensé que era rico - por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich - on the contrary o far from it, he doesn't have a penny; todo lo contrario quite the opposite; llevar la contraria: él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he always has to take the opposite view; llevarle la contraria a alguien — to contradict somebody

    II
    - ria masculino, femenino opponent
    * * *
    = contrary, opposing, inimical, antipathetic, opposite, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, reverse, objector.

    Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.

    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex: Objectors to a major wind farm plan say developers have exaggerated its green benefits.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary.
    * de lo contrario = if not, otherwise.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * en sentido contrario = to the contrary.
    * en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj = counterclockwise, anti-clockwise.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * justamente todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * justamente todo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * justo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * por el contrario = by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * ser contrario a = be contrary to, be hostile to.
    * todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse, in marked contrast.
    * viento contrario = headwind.

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    A (opuesto) ‹opiniones/intereses› conflicting; ‹sentido/dirección› opposite
    palabras de significado contrario words with opposite meanings
    los vehículos iban en direcciones contrarias the vehicles were traveling in opposite directions
    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario, es inocente she is innocent until proven guilty
    contrario A algo:
    mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you, my opinion is quite the converse of yours ( frml)
    soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am opposed to o I am against the use of violence
    se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea
    la propuesta es contraria a los intereses de la compañía the proposal is against o ( frml) contrary to the company's interests
    contrario a lo que se esperaba la operación fue un éxito contrary to expectations, the operation was a success
    en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise ( AmE), anticlockwise ( BrE)
    B (adversario) ‹equipo› opposing; ‹bando› opposite
    pasarse al bando contrario to change sides, join the opposition
    el defensa del equipo contrario estaba en fuera de juego the opposing team's o the other team's back was offside
    la parte contraria ( Der) the opponent
    C ( en locs):
    al contrario: no me opongo a que venga; al contrario, me parece una idea excelente I don't mind if he comes; on the contrary o quite the opposite o far from it, I think it's an excellent idea
    al contrario de su hermano, es negado para los deportes unlike his brother, he's useless at sport
    al contrario de lo que habíamos pensado, resultó ser agradabilísimo contrary to (our) expectations, he turned out to be very nice
    de lo contrario or else, otherwise
    por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate
    pensé que era rico — por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich — on the contrary o far from it o quite the opposite, he doesn't have a penny
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite o reverse
    ¿te resultó aburrido? — todo lo contrario, lo encontré fascinante did you find it boring? — quite the opposite o quite the reverse o on the contrary, I found it fascinating
    ella es muy tímida pero el hermano es todo lo contrario she's very shy but her brother's quite the opposite o the complete opposite
    llevar la contraria: seguro que se opone, porque él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he's sure to object, because he always has to take the opposite view
    le molesta sobremanera que le lleven la contraria she hates being o to be contradicted
    masculine, feminine
    opponent
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    Del verbo contrariar: ( conjugate contrariar)

    contrarío es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    contrarió es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    contrariar    
    contrario
    contrariar ( conjugate contrariar) verbo transitivo ( disgustar) to upset;
    ( enojar) to annoy
    contrario
    ◊ - ria adjetivo

    1 ( opuesto) ‹opiniones/intereses conflicting;
    dirección/lado opposite;
    equipo opposing;
    bando opposite;

    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario until proven otherwise;
    sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests;
    See Also→ sentido 2 4
    2 ( en locs)

    al contrario de su hermano … unlike his brother, …;
    de lo contrario or else, otherwise;
    por el contrario on the contrary;
    en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate;
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite;
    llevarle la contraria a algn to contradict sb
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    opponent
    contrariar verbo transitivo
    1 (disgustar) to upset
    2 (contradecir) to go against
    contrario,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 opposite: otro coche venía en sentido contrario, another car was coming in the other direction
    no me cae mal, más bien todo lo contrario, I don't dislike him, quite the contrary
    2 (negativo, nocivo) contrary [a, to]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino rival
    ♦ Locuciones: siempre lleva la contraria, he always argues
    al contrario/por el contrario, on the contrary
    de lo contrario, otherwise
    ' contrario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caso
    - contraria
    - decir
    - estar
    - irse
    - mientras
    - nunca
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - pulverizar
    - revés
    - soler
    - Tiro
    - campo
    - contramano
    - oponer
    - sentido
    English:
    adverse
    - against
    - agree
    - aloud
    - anticlimax
    - anticlockwise
    - antisocial
    - camp
    - contrary
    - counterclockwise
    - direction
    - headwind
    - lick
    - opposing
    - opposite
    - otherwise
    - perverse
    - reverse
    - unprofessional
    - wrong
    - counter
    - incline
    - irregular
    - quite
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    contrario, -a
    adj
    1. [opuesto] [dirección, sentido, idea] opposite;
    [opinión] contrary;
    soy contrario a las corridas de toros I'm opposed to bullfighting;
    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario, es inocente she's innocent until proved otherwise;
    de lo contrario otherwise;
    respeta a tu madre o de lo contrario tendrás que marcharte show your mother some respect, otherwise you'll have to go;
    todo lo contrario quite the contrary;
    ¿estás enfadado con él? – todo lo contrario, nos llevamos de maravilla are you angry with him? – quite the contrary o not at all, we get on extremely well;
    ella es muy tímida, yo soy todo lo contrario she's very shy, whereas I'm the total opposite
    2. [desfavorable, perjudicial]
    es contrario a nuestros intereses it goes against our interests;
    el abuso de la bebida es contrario a la salud drinking is bad for your health
    3. [rival] opposing;
    el equipo contrario no opuso resistencia the opposing team o opposition didn't put up much of a fight;
    el diputado se pasó al bando contrario the MP left his party and joined their political opponents, Br the MP crossed the floor of the House
    nm,f
    [rival] opponent
    nm
    [opuesto] opposite;
    gordo es el contrario de flaco fat is the opposite of thin
    al contrario loc adv
    on the contrary;
    al contrario de lo que le dijo a usted contrary to what he told you;
    no me disgusta, al contrario, me encanta I don't dislike it, quite the contrary in fact, I like it;
    al contrario de mi casa, la suya tiene calefacción central unlike my house, hers has central heating;
    no me importa, antes al contrario, estaré encantado de poder ayudar I don't mind, on the contrary o indeed I'll be delighted to be able to help
    por el contrario loc adv
    no queremos que se vaya, por el contrario, queremos que se quede we don't want her to go, on the contrary, we want her to stay;
    este modelo, por el contrario, consume muy poco this model, by contrast, uses very little;
    este año, por el contrario, no hemos tenido pérdidas this year, on the other hand, we haven't suffered any losses
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    I adj
    1 contrary; sentido opposite;
    al contrario, por el contrario on the contrary;
    todo lo contrario just the opposite;
    de lo contrario otherwise;
    ser contrario a algo be opposed to sth;
    2 equipo opposing
    II m, contraria f adversary, opponent
    * * *
    contrario, - ria adj
    1) : contrary, opposite
    al contrario: on the contrary
    2) : conflicting, opposed
    * * *
    contrario1 adj
    1. (equipo) opposing
    2. (dirección) opposite
    3. (persona) opposed
    1. (persona) opponent
    2. (palabra) opposite
    "alto" es el contrario de "bajo" "tall" is the opposite of "short"
    al contrario / por el contrario on the contrary

    Spanish-English dictionary > contrario

  • 3 oloroso

    adj.
    perfumed, aromatic, fragrant, odorous.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: olorosar.
    * * *
    1 fragrant, sweet-smelling
    1 (vino) full-bodied sherry
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ sweet-smelling, fragrant, scented
    2.
    SM (=jerez) oloroso, oloroso sherry
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <jabón/flor> scented, fragrant; <queso/pies> smelly
    * * *
    = fragrant, odourous [odorous, -USA], odoriferous, scented, perfumed, smelling, sweet-smelling.
    Ex. Planting fragrant shrubs would benefit all users and in particular blind or visually impaired persons.
    Ex. The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.
    Ex. Skunks use a highly odoriferous secretion to deter predation.
    Ex. The article 'Loud tastes, coloured fragrances, and scented sounds: how and when to mix the senses in persuasive communications' discusses 'synesthetic' or cross-sensory associations in persuasive language employed in advertising.
    Ex. Our testing found that gently pounding individual stalks released the delicate, perfumed and flavorful oils of the lemongrass.
    Ex. Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.
    Ex. Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <jabón/flor> scented, fragrant; <queso/pies> smelly
    * * *
    = fragrant, odourous [odorous, -USA], odoriferous, scented, perfumed, smelling, sweet-smelling.

    Ex: Planting fragrant shrubs would benefit all users and in particular blind or visually impaired persons.

    Ex: The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.
    Ex: Skunks use a highly odoriferous secretion to deter predation.
    Ex: The article 'Loud tastes, coloured fragrances, and scented sounds: how and when to mix the senses in persuasive communications' discusses 'synesthetic' or cross-sensory associations in persuasive language employed in advertising.
    Ex: Our testing found that gently pounding individual stalks released the delicate, perfumed and flavorful oils of the lemongrass.
    Ex: Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.
    Ex: Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.

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    oloroso1 -sa
    ‹queso/pies› smelly; ‹jabón› scented, fragrant oloroso A algo smelling OF sth
    olorosa a lavanda smelling of lavender
    oloroso (sherry)
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    oloroso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    a)jabón/flor scented, fragrant

    b)queso/pies smelly

    oloroso,-a adjetivo fragant, sweet-smelling
    ' oloroso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    olorosa
    * * *
    oloroso, -a
    adj
    fragrant
    nm
    oloroso (sherry)
    * * *
    adj scented
    * * *
    oloroso, -sa adj
    : scented, fragrant
    * * *
    oloroso adj fragrant

    Spanish-English dictionary > oloroso

  • 4 opuesto

    adj.
    opposed, conflicting, contrary, opposite.
    m.
    opposite, antithesis, converse, antipode.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: oponer.
    * * *
    1→ link=oponer oponer
    1 (contrario) contrary, opposed
    2 (de enfrente) opposite
    * * *
    (f. - opuesta)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    PP de oponer
    2. ADJ
    1) [ángulo, lado] opposite
    2) (Dep) [equipo] opposing
    3) [intereses, versiones] conflicting
    4)
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex. Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex. Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex. Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex. Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex. The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex. The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex. He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex. After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex. However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
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    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    el opuesto
    = reverse, the

    Ex: The final order on the shelves is the reverse of this, so that an order of increasing speciality is achieved.

    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.

    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.

    Ex: As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex: Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex: The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex: The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex: After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex: However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.

    * * *
    opuesto -ta
    ‹versiones/opiniones› conflicting; ‹extremos/polos› opposite
    tienen caracteres opuestos they have very different personalities
    venía en dirección opuesta she was coming the other way o from the opposite direction
    opuesto A algo:
    el lado opuesto a éste the opposite side to this one
    es opuesto a todo cambio he is opposed to o he is against any change
    * * *

     

    Del verbo oponer: ( conjugate oponer)

    opuesto es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    oponer    
    opuesto
    oponer ( conjugate oponer) verbo transitivo resistencia to offer, put up;
    objeción to raise
    oponerse verbo pronominal ( ser contrario) to object;
    opuestose A algo to oppose sth;

    opuesto -ta adjetivo ‹versiones/opiniones conflicting;

    extremo/polo/lado opposite;

    venía en dirección opuesta he was coming from the opposite direction
    oponer verbo transitivo
    1 to put up: no opuso resistencia, he put up no resistance
    2 (un argumento, razón) to put forward
    opuesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (versión, opinión, etc) opposite: tenían intereses opuestos, they had conflicting interests
    2 (posición) opposite: estaba en la acera opuesta, he was on the opposite sidewalk
    en direcciones opuestas, in opposite directions

    ' opuesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diametralmente
    - fondo
    - negación
    - opuesta
    - provincia
    - antidemocrático
    - contra
    - contrario
    - ligar
    - pinchar
    English:
    against
    - contrasting
    - opposed
    - opposite
    - sex
    - sublime
    - conflicting
    * * *
    opuesto, -a
    participio
    ver oponer
    adj
    1. [contrario] opposed, contrary (a to);
    los dos hermanos son opuestos en todo the two brothers are completely different;
    opiniones opuestas contrary o opposing opinions;
    ser opuesto a algo to be opposed o contrary to sth
    2. [del otro lado] opposite;
    el extremo opuesto a éste the opposite end to this;
    el coche venía en dirección opuesta the car was coming the other way o in the opposite direction;
    son dos polos opuestos [personas] they are complete o polar opposites
    * * *
    I partoponer
    II adj
    1 en el espacio opposite
    2 opinión contrary
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1) : opposite, contrary
    2) : opposed
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1. (enfrentado) opposing / conflicting
    2. (contrario) opposite

    Spanish-English dictionary > opuesto

  • 5 perfumado

    adj.
    1 odoriferous, perfumated.
    2 perfumed, scented, balmy, fragrant.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: perfumar.
    * * *
    ADJ scented, perfumed
    * * *
    = aromatic, scented, odourous [odorous, -USA], perfumed, sweet-smelling.
    Ex. The smell of their dry, aromatic leaves spiced the gentle breeze.
    Ex. The article 'Loud tastes, coloured fragrances, and scented sounds: how and when to mix the senses in persuasive communications' discusses 'synesthetic' or cross-sensory associations in persuasive language employed in advertising.
    Ex. The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.
    Ex. Our testing found that gently pounding individual stalks released the delicate, perfumed and flavorful oils of the lemongrass.
    Ex. Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.
    ----
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * ungüento perfumado = perfumed oil.
    * vela perfumada = fragrance candle, scented candle.
    * vino perfumado = perfumed wine.
    * * *
    = aromatic, scented, odourous [odorous, -USA], perfumed, sweet-smelling.

    Ex: The smell of their dry, aromatic leaves spiced the gentle breeze.

    Ex: The article 'Loud tastes, coloured fragrances, and scented sounds: how and when to mix the senses in persuasive communications' discusses 'synesthetic' or cross-sensory associations in persuasive language employed in advertising.
    Ex: The experiments studied the feasibility of keeping children away from harmful household goods through the use of odorous chemical substances which elicit inherent aversive reactions.
    Ex: Our testing found that gently pounding individual stalks released the delicate, perfumed and flavorful oils of the lemongrass.
    Ex: Among her favorite smelling plants include the sweet-smelling leaf undersides of the rhododendrons.
    * no perfumado = non-scented.
    * ungüento perfumado = perfumed oil.
    * vela perfumada = fragrance candle, scented candle.
    * vino perfumado = perfumed wine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > perfumado

  • 6 repelente

    adj.
    1 repulsive (desagradable, repugnante).
    2 repellent.
    m.
    insect repellent.
    * * *
    1 repellent, repulsive
    \
    niño,-a repelente irónico little know-all
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=repulsivo) repellent, repulsive
    2) * (=sabelotodo)
    2.
    SM repellent, insect repellent
    * * *
    I
    2) < persona> repulsive, repellent; < niño> obnoxious
    II
    masculino insect repellent
    * * *
    = repellent, repulsive, obnoxious, rebarbative, aversive, creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.], creep.
    Ex. But, in the main, I find it often boring and sometimes repellent.
    Ex. A new indicator, representing the asymmetry of coauthorship links, was used to reveal the main 'attractive' and ' repulsive' centres of cooperation.
    Ex. During the war a law was passed to limit the consumption of newsprint by ' obnoxious newspapers' and even reducing it to nil = Durante la guerra se aprobó una ley para limitar el consumo de papel de periódico por los llamados "periódicos detestables" e incluso reducirlo a cero.
    Ex. The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. Today I got followed home by a creepy man with a high-pitched voice.
    Ex. The main character, Tom Johnson, realizes that no girls go out with creeps like him so he quickly changes and buys a guitar and learns how to play one.
    ----
    * repelente contra insectos = insect repellent.
    * repelente de insectos = insect repellent.
    * repelente de mosquitos = mosquito repellent.
    * * *
    I
    2) < persona> repulsive, repellent; < niño> obnoxious
    II
    masculino insect repellent
    * * *
    = repellent, repulsive, obnoxious, rebarbative, aversive, creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.], creep.

    Ex: But, in the main, I find it often boring and sometimes repellent.

    Ex: A new indicator, representing the asymmetry of coauthorship links, was used to reveal the main 'attractive' and ' repulsive' centres of cooperation.
    Ex: During the war a law was passed to limit the consumption of newsprint by ' obnoxious newspapers' and even reducing it to nil = Durante la guerra se aprobó una ley para limitar el consumo de papel de periódico por los llamados "periódicos detestables" e incluso reducirlo a cero.
    Ex: The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: Today I got followed home by a creepy man with a high-pitched voice.
    Ex: The main character, Tom Johnson, realizes that no girls go out with creeps like him so he quickly changes and buys a guitar and learns how to play one.
    * repelente contra insectos = insect repellent.
    * repelente de insectos = insect repellent.
    * repelente de mosquitos = mosquito repellent.

    * * *
    A
    (que ahuyenta): una loción repelente a repellent
    B ‹persona› repulsive, repellent, horrible; ‹niño› horrible, obnoxious
    insect repellent
    * * *

    repelente adjetivo ‹ persona repulsive, repellent;
    niño obnoxious
    ■ sustantivo masculino
    insect repellent
    repelente
    I sustantivo masculino
    1 (para insectos) repellent
    2 fam (persona redicha) affected person
    (sabelotodo) know-all
    II adjetivo
    1 (repugnante) repulsive, repellent
    2 fam (insoportable, intratable) unbearable, obnoxious
    (redicho) affected: es la niña repelente de la clase, she's the class know-all
    ' repelente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    icky
    - repellent
    - repellant
    * * *
    adj
    1. Fam [niño]
    es un niño repelente he's a disgusting little goody-goody
    2. [odioso] disgusting
    3. [de insectos] repellent
    nm
    repelente (contra insectos) insect repellent
    * * *
    I adj
    1 fig
    repellent, repulsive
    2 fam
    niño horrible
    II m repellent
    * * *
    : repellent, repulsive
    : repellent
    repelente de insectos: insect repellent
    * * *
    repelente1 adj
    1. (sabelotodo) know all
    2. (repulsivo) revolting
    1. (para insectos) repellent
    2. (persona) know all

    Spanish-English dictionary > repelente

  • 7 antipático

    • antipathetic
    • aversive
    • disagreeable
    • dislikable
    • displeasing
    • hate very much
    • hateful individual
    • loathsome
    • off-putting
    • uncongenial
    • unlikeable
    • unlovable
    • unpleasant
    • unsympathetic

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > antipático

  • 8 repugnante

    • aversive
    • disgusting
    • loathly
    • loathsome
    • nastiness
    • nasty animal
    • nauseate
    • nauseatingly
    • repugnant
    • repulsive
    • sickening

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > repugnante

  • 9 aversivo

    adj.
    aversive.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aversivo

  • 10 estímulo aversivo

    m.
    aversive stimulus.

    Spanish-English dictionary > estímulo aversivo

  • 11 terapia aversiva

    f.
    aversive therapy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > terapia aversiva

См. также в других словарях:

  • aversive — adj. 1. of or pertaining to aversion. [WordNet 1.5] 2. exhibiting avoidance or causing avoidance. aversive conditioning aversive behavior [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aversive — [ə vʉr′siv] adj. [ AVERS(ION) + IVE] 1. characterized by aversion 2. Psychol. designating or having to do with conditioning, therapy, etc. intended to produce an aversion to a certain kind of undesirable behavior …   English World dictionary

  • aversive — aversively, adv. aversiveness, n. /euh verr siv, ziv/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to aversion. 2. of or pertaining to aversive conditioning. n. 3. a reprimand, punishment, or agent, used in aversive conditioning: Antabuse is a commonly used… …   Universalium

  • aversive — a•ver•sive [[t]əˈvɜr sɪv, zɪv[/t]] adj. 1) psl of or pertaining to aversion 2) psl of or pertaining to aversive conditioning 3) psl a reprimand, punishment, or agent used in aversive conditioning • Etymology: 1590–1600 a•ver′sive•ly, adv.… …   From formal English to slang

  • aversive — adjective Date: 1923 tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishing stimulus < behavior modification by aversive stimulation > • aversively adverb • aversiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aversive — 1. adjective a) Tending to repel, causing avoidance (of a situation, a behaviour, an item, etc), b) Avoidance that can be taught through the use of stimulus that either punish or reinforces. 2. noun The aversive case, also known as the evitative… …   Wiktionary

  • aversive — aver·sive ə vər siv, ziv adj tending to avoid or causing avoidance of a noxious or punishing stimulus <behavior modification by aversive conditioning> aver·sive·ly adv aver·sive·ness n * * * aver·sive (ə vurґsiv) characterized by or… …   Medical dictionary

  • aversive — aversion ► NOUN ▪ a strong dislike or disinclination. DERIVATIVES aversive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • aversive — adjective tending to repel or dissuade aversive conditioning • Pertains to noun: ↑aversion …   Useful english dictionary

  • aversive — adj. disgusting, repulsive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aversive — aver·sive …   English syllables


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