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  • 1 actuar

    v.
    1 to act (obrar, producir efecto).
    actúa de o como escudo it acts o serves as a shield
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centers
    Juana actúa como reina Johanna acts like a queen.
    Actué bien I acted [behaved] well.
    Ricardo actuó en el incendio Richard acted=took action during the fire.
    2 to undertake proceedings (law).
    3 to perform, to act.
    en esta película actúa Victoria Abril Victoria Abril appears in this film
    4 to perform on, to act out.
    5 to perform judicial acts, to prosecute, to litigate, to bring an action.
    El juez actúa legalmente The judge performs judicial acts legally.
    * * *
    (stressed ú in certain persons of certain tenses)
    Present Indicative
    actúo, actúas, actúa, actuamos, actuáis, actúan.
    Present Subjunctive
    actúe, actúes, actúe, actuemos, actuéis, actúen.
    Imperative
    actúa (tú), actúe (él/Vd.), actuemos (nos.), actuad (vos.), actúen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    to act, perform
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) [actor] to act; [cantante, banda, compañía, equipo] to perform

    actuar en una películato act o be in a film

    2) (=obrar) to act

    actúa como o de mediador en el conflicto — he's acting as a mediator in the conflict

    actúa de manera rarahe's acting o behaving strangely

    3) (Jur) (=proceder) to institute (legal) proceedings; [abogado] to act
    4) (=tener efecto) to act
    2.
    VT (=hacer funcionar) to work, operate
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.
    Ex. AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.
    Ex. All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex. Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex. The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex. 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex. Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex. Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex. At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex. There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex. Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex. Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex. Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    ----
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.

    Ex: AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.

    Ex: All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex: Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex: The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex: 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex: Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex: Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex: At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex: There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex: Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex: Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex: Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.

    * * *
    actuar [ A18 ]
    vi
    1 «persona» (obrar) to act
    actuó de or como mediador he acted as a mediator
    no entiendo tu forma de actuar I don't understand the way you're behaving o acting
    2 «medicamento» to work, act
    dejar actuar a la naturaleza let nature take its course
    3 «actor» to act; «torero» to perform
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in that movie?
    4 ( Der) to act
    actúa por la parte demandada el abogado Sr. Ruiz Sr. Ruiz is acting for the defendant
    * * *

     

    actuar ( conjugate actuar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [ persona] ( obrar) to act;



    c) [ actor] to act;

    [ torero] to perform;
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in the movie?

    actuar verbo intransitivo
    1 to act: el agua actuó como disolvente, the water acted as a solvent
    actuará de fiscal en la causa, he will act as public prosecutor in the trial
    2 Cine Teat to perform, act
    ' actuar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    clandestinidad
    - constreñimiento
    - cumplir
    - diplomacia
    - enrollarse
    - estilo
    - flojear
    - hacer
    - judicialmente
    - necesaria
    - necesario
    - operar
    - política
    - proceder
    - reflexión
    - servir
    - tapujo
    - trabajar
    - atropellar
    - brusquedad
    - coherencia
    - consecuencia
    - fanfarrón
    - fanfarronear
    - fe
    - libertad
    - ligereza
    - ligero
    - obrar
    - precaución
    - separar
    - tonto
    English:
    abruptly
    - act
    - act on
    - appear
    - as
    - bone
    - camp up
    - deputize
    - do
    - galvanize
    - guinea pig
    - hand
    - inconsiderate
    - jury duty
    - operate
    - perform
    - play
    - reasonably
    - sting
    - work
    - connive
    - defend
    - liaise
    - move
    - self
    * * *
    actuar vi
    1. [obrar, producir efecto] to act;
    actuó según sus convicciones she acted in accordance with her convictions;
    actúa de o [m5] como escudo it acts o serves as a shield;
    actúa de secretario he acts as a secretary;
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centres;
    los carteristas actúan principalmente en el centro de la ciudad the pickpockets are mainly active Br in the city centre o US downtown
    2. Der to undertake proceedings
    3. [en película, teatro] to perform, to act;
    en esta película actúa Cantinflas Cantinflas appears in this film
    * * *
    v/i
    1 ( obrar, ejercer), TEA act;
    actuar de act as
    2 MED work, act
    * * *
    actuar {3} vi
    : to act, to perform
    * * *
    actuar vb
    1. (en general) to act
    2. (artista) to perform

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar

  • 2 agricultura orgánica

    f.
    organic farming.
    * * *
    Ex. They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.
    * * *

    Ex: They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agricultura orgánica

  • 3 agrobiodiversidad

    Ex. They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.
    * * *

    Ex: They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agrobiodiversidad

  • 4 agromedioambiental

    Ex. They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.
    * * *

    Ex: They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agromedioambiental

  • 5 ampliación

    f.
    1 enlargement, expansion, amplification, augmentation.
    2 extension.
    3 blow-up, blowup.
    4 magnification.
    * * *
    1 enlargement, extension
    2 ARQUITECTURA extension
    3 (fotografía) enlargement
    \
    ampliación de capital increase in capital
    ampliación de estudios furthering of studies
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) extension, expansion
    * * *
    SF (=acción) extension; (Fot) enlargement; (=expansión) expansion

    ampliación de capital, ampliación de capitales — increase of capital

    * * *
    a) (de local, carretera) extension; ( de negocio) expansion
    b) (Com, Fin)

    una ampliación de capital/de plantilla — an increase in capital/in the number of staff

    c) (de conocimientos, vocabulario) widening
    d) (de plazo, período) extension
    e) (Fot) enlargement
    * * *
    = amplification, blow-up, elaboration, enlargement, extension, magnification, broadening, extension, widening.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. In most of these cases, however, a limited number of full-size ' blow-ups', on paper, are also produced which can be made available to users who cannot use microfiche.
    Ex. The 1949 code was essentially a greater elaboration of the 1908 code in an attempt to rectify the omissions of the 1908 code.
    Ex. This enlargement of interests forms the basis of the claim to provide an information education appropriate to other than library-type environments.
    Ex. These can be seen as extensions of the supportive role provided by Neighbourhood Advice Centres to community groups.
    Ex. The inscription, readable without magnification, placed at the top of the microfiche to identify its contents is known as the microfiche header.
    Ex. This article reports on the views a sample of Australian library educators holds about the broadening of library education.
    Ex. This article also describes a multi-million pound extension scheme which is in the course of construction at Glasgow's Mitchell Library = Este artículo también describe una ampliación de varios millones de libras que está en construcción en la Biblioteca Mitchell de Glasgow.
    Ex. Despite growth in export volume in recent years, there has been a widening of the national current account deficit from 8.8% to over 20%.
    ----
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ampliación de las responsabilidades laborales = job enrichment.
    * ampliación de responsabilidades laborales = job enlargement.
    * escala de ampliación = enlargement ratio.
    * proyecto de ampliación = addition project.
    * señal de ampliación = extension sign.
    * * *
    a) (de local, carretera) extension; ( de negocio) expansion
    b) (Com, Fin)

    una ampliación de capital/de plantilla — an increase in capital/in the number of staff

    c) (de conocimientos, vocabulario) widening
    d) (de plazo, período) extension
    e) (Fot) enlargement
    * * *
    = amplification, blow-up, elaboration, enlargement, extension, magnification, broadening, extension, widening.

    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.

    Ex: In most of these cases, however, a limited number of full-size ' blow-ups', on paper, are also produced which can be made available to users who cannot use microfiche.
    Ex: The 1949 code was essentially a greater elaboration of the 1908 code in an attempt to rectify the omissions of the 1908 code.
    Ex: This enlargement of interests forms the basis of the claim to provide an information education appropriate to other than library-type environments.
    Ex: These can be seen as extensions of the supportive role provided by Neighbourhood Advice Centres to community groups.
    Ex: The inscription, readable without magnification, placed at the top of the microfiche to identify its contents is known as the microfiche header.
    Ex: This article reports on the views a sample of Australian library educators holds about the broadening of library education.
    Ex: This article also describes a multi-million pound extension scheme which is in the course of construction at Glasgow's Mitchell Library = Este artículo también describe una ampliación de varios millones de libras que está en construcción en la Biblioteca Mitchell de Glasgow.
    Ex: Despite growth in export volume in recent years, there has been a widening of the national current account deficit from 8.8% to over 20%.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ampliación de las responsabilidades laborales = job enrichment.
    * ampliación de responsabilidades laborales = job enlargement.
    * escala de ampliación = enlargement ratio.
    * proyecto de ampliación = addition project.
    * señal de ampliación = extension sign.

    * * *
    1 (de un local, una carretera) extension; (de negocio) expansion
    2 ( Com, Fin):
    una ampliación de capital an increase in capital
    la ampliación de la plantilla the increase in the number of staff
    3 (de conocimientos, del vocabulario) widening
    el debate sobre la ampliación de esta ley the debate on the broadening o widening of the scope of this law
    4 (de un plazo, período) extension
    5 ( Fot) (procedimiento) enlargement; (copia ampliada) enlargement
    * * *

     

    ampliación sustantivo femenino
    a) (de local, carretera) extension;

    ( de negocio) expansion
    b) (Com, Fin):

    una ampliación de capital/de personal an increase in capital/in the number of staff

    c) (de conocimientos, vocabulario) widening

    d) (de plazo, período) extension

    e) (Fot) enlargement

    ampliación sustantivo femenino
    1 (de plazo, de duración) extension
    2 (de una construcción grande) enlargement, (de una casa) addition, enlargement, extension
    3 (de negocio) expansion
    4 (de una fotografía, un plano) enlargement
    ' ampliación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extensión
    English:
    blowup
    - enlargement
    - extension
    * * *
    1. [de negocio] expansion;
    una ampliación de plantilla an increase in staff numbers;
    la ampliación de la Unión Europea the enlargement of the European Union
    Informát ampliación de memoria memory upgrade
    2. [de local, vivienda] extension;
    [de aeropuerto] expansion
    3. Econ ampliación de capital share o equity issue
    4. [de plazo] extension;
    la ampliación del horario de apertura de bares the extension o lengthening of opening hours for bars
    5. [de fotografía] enlargement
    * * *
    f
    1 increase; de negocio expansion; de plazo, edificio extension
    2 FOT enlargement, blow-up
    * * *
    ampliación nf, pl - ciones : expansion, extension
    * * *
    1. (de edificio, plazo) extension
    2. (de negocio) expansion
    3. (de número, cantidad) increase
    4. (de una foto) enlargement

    Spanish-English dictionary > ampliación

  • 6 asiento de primera fila

    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket
    Ex. There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.
    Ex. Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.
    * * *
    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket

    Ex: There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.

    Ex: Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asiento de primera fila

  • 7 asiento junto al cuadrilátero

    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket
    Ex. There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.
    Ex. Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.
    * * *
    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket

    Ex: There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.

    Ex: Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asiento junto al cuadrilátero

  • 8 butaca de primera fila

    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket
    Ex. There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.
    Ex. Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.
    * * *
    (n.) = ringside seat, ringside ticket

    Ex: There are a limited number of ringside seats available for Monday evening show.

    Ex: Ringside tickets for a heavyweight boxing event can go as high as $1600 a piece.

    Spanish-English dictionary > butaca de primera fila

  • 9 caer en manos enemigas

    (v.) = fall into + enemy hands
    Ex. Crucial information too important to be allowed to appear in periodicals, which might fall into enemy hands, was printed in the form of individual papers in a limited number of copies.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall into + enemy hands

    Ex: Crucial information too important to be allowed to appear in periodicals, which might fall into enemy hands, was printed in the form of individual papers in a limited number of copies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caer en manos enemigas

  • 10 cofinanciar

    * * *
    verbo transitivo to finance... jointly
    * * *
    = co-finance [cofinance].
    Ex. They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to finance... jointly
    * * *
    = co-finance [cofinance].

    Ex: They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.

    * * *
    vt
    to cofinance, finance … jointly
    * * *
    to co-finance, to finance jointly

    Spanish-English dictionary > cofinanciar

  • 11 comodín4

    4 = wildcard character, wildcard [wild card].
    Nota: En las búsquedas, símbolo usado para sustituir generalmente un carácter de una palabra.
    Ex. Use one or more question marks as wildcard characters at the end of the word stem to truncate the stem.
    Ex. Use a question mark (?), or wildcard, to specify a limited number of varying characters within or at the end of a word.

    Spanish-English dictionary > comodín4

  • 12 con respecto a

    with regard to, regarding
    * * *
    regarding, in regard to
    * * *
    = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to
    Ex. Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. In so doing the classifier should group documents in a useful order with respect to one another.
    Ex. Most data base producers have in-house guidelines for bibliographic description, and aim to achieve consistency of citation within their products.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex. Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex. It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex. However, twentieth century literature is poorly treated in comparison with earlier periods.
    Ex. The new method appears to offer accurate results and efficient computation in comparison to other approaches.
    Ex. As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    * * *
    = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to

    Ex: Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.

    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: In so doing the classifier should group documents in a useful order with respect to one another.
    Ex: Most data base producers have in-house guidelines for bibliographic description, and aim to achieve consistency of citation within their products.
    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex: In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex: Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex: It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex: However, twentieth century literature is poorly treated in comparison with earlier periods.
    Ex: The new method appears to offer accurate results and efficient computation in comparison to other approaches.
    Ex: As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con respecto a

  • 13 coorganizar

    = co-organise [co-organize, -USA].
    Nota: También escrito coorganise/ coorganize.
    Ex. They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.
    * * *
    = co-organise [co-organize, -USA].
    Nota: También escrito coorganise/ coorganize.

    Ex: They can co-finance and/or co-organise a limited number of relevant meetings related to the subjects agrobiodiversity, organic agriculture and agri-environmental programmes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > coorganizar

  • 14 copiar

    v.
    1 to copy (gen) & (computing).
    Ricardo copia los cuadernos Richard copies the text books.
    Ricardo copió durante la prueba Richard cheated during the exam.
    copió lo que yo iba diciendo he took down what I was saying
    2 to cheat, to copy.
    3 to imitate, to follow, to copy, to emulate.
    Anita copia a su madre Little Mary imitates her mother.
    4 to copy to disk, to copy, to copy to the hard disk, to copy to the hard drive.
    Ricardo copió sus archivos Richard copied his files to disk.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to copy
    2 EDUCACIÓN to cheat, copy
    3 (escribir) to take down
    \
    copiar al pie de la letra to copy word for word
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reproducir) to copy (de from)
    [+ estilo] to imitate
    2) [+ dictado] to take down

    copiar por las dos caras — (Téc) to make a double-sided copy

    2.
    VI [en un examen] to cheat
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <cuadro/dibujo/texto> to copy
    b) ( escribir al dictado) to take down
    2)
    a) ( imitar) to copy
    b) <respuesta/examen> to copy
    2.
    copiar vi to copy
    * * *
    = copy down, load into, parallel, transcribe, transfer, translate, mimic, copy, pull down, shadow, pull off, take + a clue from, take + a lead from.
    Ex. Then, consulting his notes again, he said that the only other thing he had copied down was the name of Rosemary Stewart.
    Ex. Multiple copies of the catalogue or index in the conventional sense are not required, but the data base can be copied and loaded into various computer systems.
    Ex. It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. Scope notes, on the order hand, may be present in a thesaurus but are unlikely to be transferred to an index.
    Ex. The structure outlined in the guidelines is not intended to translate directly into a structure for machine-readable authority records.
    Ex. These variations mimic the changes in air pressure at the microphone.
    Ex. Shareware, public domain software, and demos can legally be copied and distributed.
    Ex. It allows users to access categories of relevant information at the desktop that have been organized and pulled down from appropriate Web sites by the program.
    Ex. This shadowing project encourages children to read the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, to 'shadow' it and decide on their own choice of winner.
    Ex. One of its main advantages is the potential to pull off descriptive entries onto disc to create annotated booklists.
    Ex. Taking a clue from the video-game arcades, the scores of the top 10 players are stored and displayed to later players.
    Ex. Scotland should take a lead from Irish on gun control.
    ----
    * copiar a = upload.
    * copiar de = download.
    * copiar registros = download + records, capture + records.
    * copiarse = cheat (on).
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * copiar un fichero = load + file.
    * copiar y pegar = copy and paste.
    * volver a copiar = recopy.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <cuadro/dibujo/texto> to copy
    b) ( escribir al dictado) to take down
    2)
    a) ( imitar) to copy
    b) <respuesta/examen> to copy
    2.
    copiar vi to copy
    * * *
    = copy down, load into, parallel, transcribe, transfer, translate, mimic, copy, pull down, shadow, pull off, take + a clue from, take + a lead from.

    Ex: Then, consulting his notes again, he said that the only other thing he had copied down was the name of Rosemary Stewart.

    Ex: Multiple copies of the catalogue or index in the conventional sense are not required, but the data base can be copied and loaded into various computer systems.
    Ex: It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex: Scope notes, on the order hand, may be present in a thesaurus but are unlikely to be transferred to an index.
    Ex: The structure outlined in the guidelines is not intended to translate directly into a structure for machine-readable authority records.
    Ex: These variations mimic the changes in air pressure at the microphone.
    Ex: Shareware, public domain software, and demos can legally be copied and distributed.
    Ex: It allows users to access categories of relevant information at the desktop that have been organized and pulled down from appropriate Web sites by the program.
    Ex: This shadowing project encourages children to read the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, to 'shadow' it and decide on their own choice of winner.
    Ex: One of its main advantages is the potential to pull off descriptive entries onto disc to create annotated booklists.
    Ex: Taking a clue from the video-game arcades, the scores of the top 10 players are stored and displayed to later players.
    Ex: Scotland should take a lead from Irish on gun control.
    * copiar a = upload.
    * copiar de = download.
    * copiar registros = download + records, capture + records.
    * copiarse = cheat (on).
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * copiar un fichero = load + file.
    * copiar y pegar = copy and paste.
    * volver a copiar = recopy.

    * * *
    copiar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹cuadro/dibujo/texto› to copy
    copió el artículo a máquina he typed out a copy of the article
    2 (escribir el dictado) to take down
    B
    1 (imitar) to copy
    me copiaron la idea/el invento they copied my idea/invention
    le copia todo al hermano he copies o imitates his brother in everything
    2 ‹respuesta› to copy
    lo pillaron copiando el examen he was caught copying in the exam
    ■ copiar
    vi
    to copy
    * * *

    copiar ( conjugate copiar) verbo transitivo
    to copy;

    le copia todo al hermano he copies his brother in everything;
    le copié la respuesta a Ana I copied the answer from Ana
    verbo intransitivo
    to copy
    copiar verbo transitivo
    1 (una persona, máquina) to copy [de, from]
    2 Educ (en un examen) to cheat
    3 (imitar) to imitate

    ' copiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dictado
    - chuleta
    - falsificar
    - imitar
    - pie
    English:
    ape
    - cheat
    - copy
    - crib
    - duplicate
    - impersonate
    - mark down
    - write
    * * *
    vt
    1. [transcribir] to copy;
    copie este texto a máquina type up (a copy of) this text
    2. [anotar] to copy;
    copió lo que yo iba diciendo he took down what I was saying
    3. [imitar] to copy;
    copia siempre todo lo que hago she always copies everything I do
    4. [en examen] to copy;
    copió la respuesta she copied the answer
    5. Informát to copy;
    copiar y pegar algo to copy and paste sth
    vi
    [en examen] to copy;
    lo expulsaron por copiar he was thrown out of the exam for copying
    * * *
    v/t copy
    * * *
    copiar vt
    : to copy
    * * *
    copiar vb
    1. (en examen) to copy [pt. & pp. copied]
    2. (escribir) to copy out

    Spanish-English dictionary > copiar

  • 15 coste

    m.
    cost (de producción). (peninsular Spanish)
    coste de distribución distribution cost
    costes de explotación operating costs
    costes fijos fixed costs
    costes indirectos indirect costs
    coste de sustitución replacement cost
    coste de la vida cost of living
    coste unitario unit cost
    costes variables variable costs
    * * *
    1 cost, price, expense
    \
    coste de la vida cost of living
    precio de coste cost price
    * * *
    SM Esp cost

    a precio de coste — at cost, at cost price

    coste de mantenimiento — upkeep, maintenance cost

    coste, seguros y flete — cost, insurance and freight, C.I.F.

    costes laborales unitariosunitary labour o (EEUU) labor costs

    * * *
    masculino (Esp) costo 1)
    * * *
    = cost, cost price.
    Ex. If some records are acquired by only a limited number of libraries, it will be difficult to recoup the cost of creating and maintaining these records.
    Ex. However, it was still not possible to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of the service or to calculate the cost prices and to compare these with the average national cost price.
    ----
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * abaratar costes = lower + costs.
    * ahorro en los costes = savings in costs.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * a precio de coste = at cost.
    * a precios de coste = at cost price.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumento de costes = increased costs, cost increase.
    * a un coste mínimo = at (a) minimum cost.
    * a un coste que = at costs which.
    * a un coste total = at a total cost.
    * a un gran coste = at (a) great expense.
    * bajo coste = low cost.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * calcular los costes = cost out.
    * con unos costes mínimos = with minimum costs.
    * coste alternativo = opportunity cost.
    * coste de fabricación = manufacturing cost.
    * coste de la inversión = investment cost.
    * coste de la unidad = unit cost.
    * coste de la vida = cost of living.
    * coste de oportunidad = opportunity cost.
    * coste de sustitución = opportunity cost.
    * coste de vidas humanas = human cost.
    * coste disparado = escalating cost.
    * coste marginal = marginal cost.
    * coste máximo = maximum cost.
    * coste mínimo = minimal cost, minimum cost.
    * costes = cost factors, cost structure, cost price structure.
    * costes de funcionamiento = running costs.
    * costes de mano de obra = labour costs.
    * costes de mantenimiento = maintenance costs, running costs.
    * costes de mantenimiento energético = energy costs.
    * costes de personal = staff costs.
    * costes de producción = production costs.
    * costes descontrolados = runaway costs.
    * costes directos = direct costs.
    * costes disparados = spiralling costs, soaring cost, runaway costs.
    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * costes-eficacia = cost-effectiveness, cost-efficiency.
    * costes en metálico = cash costs.
    * costes indirectos = indirect costs.
    * costes + ponerse por las nubes = costs + spiral.
    * costes por las nubes = soaring cost, spiralling costs.
    * costes y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * de coste cero = zero-cost.
    * estimación de costes = costing, cost estimates.
    * estimar los costes = cost out.
    * financiar los costes = underwrite + costs.
    * índice del coste de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * preocupado por los costes = cost-conscious [cost conscious].
    * preocuparse del coste de = be cost conscious.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * reducción de costes = cost saving [cost-saving].
    * reducir costes = reduce + costs.
    * relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, without cost, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sufragar los costes = underwrite + costs.
    * * *
    masculino (Esp) costo 1)
    * * *
    = cost, cost price.

    Ex: If some records are acquired by only a limited number of libraries, it will be difficult to recoup the cost of creating and maintaining these records.

    Ex: However, it was still not possible to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of the service or to calculate the cost prices and to compare these with the average national cost price.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * abaratar costes = lower + costs.
    * ahorro en los costes = savings in costs.
    * análisis de costes = cost analysis.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * a precio de coste = at cost.
    * a precios de coste = at cost price.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumento de costes = increased costs, cost increase.
    * a un coste mínimo = at (a) minimum cost.
    * a un coste que = at costs which.
    * a un coste total = at a total cost.
    * a un gran coste = at (a) great expense.
    * bajo coste = low cost.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * calcular los costes = cost out.
    * con unos costes mínimos = with minimum costs.
    * coste alternativo = opportunity cost.
    * coste de fabricación = manufacturing cost.
    * coste de la inversión = investment cost.
    * coste de la unidad = unit cost.
    * coste de la vida = cost of living.
    * coste de oportunidad = opportunity cost.
    * coste de sustitución = opportunity cost.
    * coste de vidas humanas = human cost.
    * coste disparado = escalating cost.
    * coste marginal = marginal cost.
    * coste máximo = maximum cost.
    * coste mínimo = minimal cost, minimum cost.
    * costes = cost factors, cost structure, cost price structure.
    * costes de funcionamiento = running costs.
    * costes de mano de obra = labour costs.
    * costes de mantenimiento = maintenance costs, running costs.
    * costes de mantenimiento energético = energy costs.
    * costes de personal = staff costs.
    * costes de producción = production costs.
    * costes descontrolados = runaway costs.
    * costes directos = direct costs.
    * costes disparados = spiralling costs, soaring cost, runaway costs.
    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * costes-eficacia = cost-effectiveness, cost-efficiency.
    * costes en metálico = cash costs.
    * costes indirectos = indirect costs.
    * costes + ponerse por las nubes = costs + spiral.
    * costes por las nubes = soaring cost, spiralling costs.
    * costes y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * de coste cero = zero-cost.
    * estimación de costes = costing, cost estimates.
    * estimar los costes = cost out.
    * financiar los costes = underwrite + costs.
    * índice del coste de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * modelo de análisis de costes = cost model.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * preocupado por los costes = cost-conscious [cost conscious].
    * preocuparse del coste de = be cost conscious.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * reducción de costes = cost saving [cost-saving].
    * reducir costes = reduce + costs.
    * relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, without cost, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sufragar los costes = underwrite + costs.

    * * *
    ( Esp)
    costo m A. (↑ costo)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo costar: ( conjugate costar)

    costé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    costar    
    coste
    costar ( conjugate costar) verbo transitivo

    ¿cuánto me costeá arreglarlo? how much will it cost to fix it?



    le costó el puesto it cost him his job


    cuesta abrirlo it's hard to open;
    me cuesta trabajo creerlo I find it hard o difficult to believe
    verbo intransitivo






    no te cuesta nada intentarlo it won't do you any harm to give it a try;
    la física le cuesta he finds physics difficult;
    me costó dormirme I had trouble getting to sleep
    coste sustantivo masculino (Esp) See Also
    costo

    costar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener un precio) to cost: ¿cuánto dinero te costó?, how much did it cost you?
    2 (llevar tiempo) to take
    3 (ser trabajoso) me cuesta hablar alemán, I find it difficult to speak German
    nos costó mucho conseguir el empleo, it was really hard to get the job
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado te va a costar caro, you'll pay dearly for this
    cueste lo que cueste, cost what it may
    coste sustantivo masculino cost
    ♦ Locuciones: a precio de coste, (at) cost price

    ' coste' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    precio
    English:
    cost
    - cost of living
    - deduction
    - estimate
    - index-linked
    - low-cost
    - manufacturing costs
    - replacement cost
    - run into
    - spiral up
    - high
    * * *
    coste nm
    Esp [de producción] cost; [de un objeto] price;
    cuatro semanas de prueba sin coste alguno four weeks on approval free of charge;
    la relación coste-beneficio the cost-benefit ratio;
    el coste humano de la guerra the human cost of the war;
    Com
    al coste at cost
    Com coste diferencial marginal cost; Com coste directo direct cost; Com coste de distribución distribution cost; Com coste efectivo actual cost; Com costes de explotación operating costs; Com coste de fabricación manufacturing cost; Com coste fijo fixed cost; Com coste financiero financial cost; Com coste indirecto indirect cost; Com coste de mano de obra labour cost; Com coste de mantenimiento running cost; Com coste marginal marginal cost; Econ coste de oportunidad opportunity cost; Com coste de producción cost of production; Com coste de reposición replacement cost; Com coste, seguro y flete cost, insurance and freight; Com coste unitario unit cost;
    coste de la vida cost of living
    * * *
    mcosto
    * * *
    * * *
    coste n cost

    Spanish-English dictionary > coste

  • 16 costo

    m.
    1 cost.
    costo de distribución distribution cost
    costos de explotación operating costs
    costos fijos fixed costs
    costos indirectos indirect costs
    costo de sustitución replacement cost
    costo de la vida cost of living
    costo unitario unit cost
    costos variables variable costs
    2 hash (informal) (hachís). (peninsular Spanish)
    * * *
    ————————
    1 cost, price
    * * *
    noun m.
    cost, price
    * * *
    SM
    1) esp LAm (Econ) cost
    coste
    2) LAm (=esfuerzo) trouble, effort
    3) Esp ** (=hachís) dope **
    * * *
    1) (Com, Econ, Fin) cost

    de bajo costo — low-cost, budget

    2) (Esp arg) ( hachís) hash (sl)
    * * *
    = cost, cost price.
    Ex. If some records are acquired by only a limited number of libraries, it will be difficult to recoup the cost of creating and maintaining these records.
    Ex. However, it was still not possible to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of the service or to calculate the cost prices and to compare these with the average national cost price.
    ----
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * calcular el costo = cost.
    * costo marginal = marginal cost.
    * costos de producción = production costs.
    * costos y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * índice del costo de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost.
    * vender a precio de costo = sell at + cost.
    * * *
    1) (Com, Econ, Fin) cost

    de bajo costo — low-cost, budget

    2) (Esp arg) ( hachís) hash (sl)
    * * *
    = cost, cost price.

    Ex: If some records are acquired by only a limited number of libraries, it will be difficult to recoup the cost of creating and maintaining these records.

    Ex: However, it was still not possible to investigate the effectiveness and efficiency of the service or to calculate the cost prices and to compare these with the average national cost price.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * calcular el costo = cost.
    * costo marginal = marginal cost.
    * costos de producción = production costs.
    * costos y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * índice del costo de (la) vida = cost of living index.
    * relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost.
    * vender a precio de costo = sell at + cost.

    * * *
    A ( Com, Econ, Fin) cost
    ordenadores de bajo costo low-cost computers, budget computers
    precio de costo cost price
    están vendiendo todo al costo they're selling everything at cost price
    el costo social de las reformas the cost in social terms o the social cost of the reforms
    Compuestos:
    cost of living
    direct cost
    standard cost
    fixed cost
    standard cost
    mpl manufacturing o production costs (pl)
    mpl operating costs (pl)
    ( mpl) start-up costs (pl)
    mpl financial costs (pl)
    B ( Esp arg) (hachís) hash (sl)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo costar: ( conjugate costar)

    costó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    costar    
    costo
    costar ( conjugate costar) verbo transitivo

    ¿cuánto me costoá arreglarlo? how much will it cost to fix it?



    le costó el puesto it cost him his job


    cuesta abrirlo it's hard to open;
    me cuesta trabajo creerlo I find it hard o difficult to believe
    verbo intransitivo






    no te cuesta nada intentarlo it won't do you any harm to give it a try;
    la física le cuesta he finds physics difficult;
    me costó dormirme I had trouble getting to sleep
    costo sustantivo masculino (Com, Econ, Fin) cost;

    precio de costo cost price;
    al costo at cost price;
    costo de (la) vida cost of living
    costar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 (tener un precio) to cost: ¿cuánto dinero te costó?, how much did it cost you?
    2 (llevar tiempo) to take
    3 (ser trabajoso) me cuesta hablar alemán, I find it difficult to speak German
    nos costó mucho conseguir el empleo, it was really hard to get the job
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado te va a costar caro, you'll pay dearly for this
    cueste lo que cueste, cost what it may
    costo sustantivo masculino
    1 (precio) cost
    2 argot (hachís) dope, shit, stuff

    ' costo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barbaridad
    - billete
    - cara
    - caro
    - costar
    - dineral
    - gansa
    - ganso
    - salvajada
    - sin
    - sudor
    - tanta
    - tanto
    - total
    - trabajo
    - triple
    - triunfo
    - aproximado
    - carestía
    - chingo
    - coste
    - importe
    - persona
    - porte
    - precio
    - sonsacar
    - unidad
    English:
    cost
    - dearly
    - dread
    - fortune
    - frivolous
    - hesitation
    - how
    - pay
    - wash off
    - well
    - agonize
    - consideration
    - lose
    - mark
    - mention
    - spread
    - under
    - worth
    * * *
    costo nm
    1. [de producción] cost;
    [de un objeto] price;
    cuatro semanas de prueba sin costo alguno four weeks on approval free of charge;
    la relación costo-beneficio the cost-benefit ratio;
    el costo humano de la guerra the human cost of the war;
    Com
    al costo at cost
    Com costo diferencial marginal cost; Com costo directo direct cost; Com costo de distribución distribution cost; Com costo efectivo actual cost; Com costos de explotación operating costs; Com costo de fabricación manufacturing cost; Com costo fijo fixed cost; Com costo financiero financial cost; Com costo indirecto indirect cost; Com costo de mano de obra labour cost; Com costo de mantenimiento running cost; Com costo marginal marginal cost; Econ costo de oportunidad opportunity cost; Com costo de producción cost of production; Com costo de reposición replacement cost; Com costo, seguro y flete cost, insurance and freight; Com costo unitario unit cost;
    costo de la vida cost of living
    2. Esp Fam [hachís] hash
    * * *
    m cost;
    abaratar costos cut costs
    * * *
    costo nm
    1) : cost, price
    2)
    costo de vida : cost of living

    Spanish-English dictionary > costo

  • 17 dar resultado

    v.
    1 to work OK, to come out well, to come out all right, to give results.
    Da resultado It works OK.
    2 to get good results.
    Me dio resultado el plan de vivienda I got good results in the housing plan.
    * * *
    (v.) = be successful, give + result, work, pay off, be a success, pay
    Ex. For a scheme to be successful in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. A first trial gave unsatisfactory results because of flaws in the experimental design, and a second test was therefore planned to overcome these difficulties.
    Ex. Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex. This is an address given at a seminar on 'Books and businesses: an investment that pays off' at the Turin book fair on 17 May 89.
    Ex. The idea of having several indexes has not proved to be a success and has been dropped.
    Ex. Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
    * * *
    (v.) = be successful, give + result, work, pay off, be a success, pay

    Ex: For a scheme to be successful in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.

    Ex: A first trial gave unsatisfactory results because of flaws in the experimental design, and a second test was therefore planned to overcome these difficulties.
    Ex: Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex: This is an address given at a seminar on 'Books and businesses: an investment that pays off' at the Turin book fair on 17 May 89.
    Ex: The idea of having several indexes has not proved to be a success and has been dropped.
    Ex: Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar resultado

  • 18 del mismo modo

    = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In the same vein, the relevant Government department should normally be in the best position to analyze the domestic effect of any Community document.
    Ex. By the same token, knowing the basics of microcomputer technology will help the librarian to appreciate why the computer does what it does with bibliographic records.
    * * *
    = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: In the same vein, the relevant Government department should normally be in the best position to analyze the domestic effect of any Community document.
    Ex: By the same token, knowing the basics of microcomputer technology will help the librarian to appreciate why the computer does what it does with bibliographic records.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del mismo modo

  • 19 eficazmente

    adv.
    efficaciously, actively, effectively.
    * * *
    1 effectively
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=con efecto) effectively
    2) (=eficientemente) efficiently
    * * *
    = effectively, efficiently, ably, tellingly.
    Ex. Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex. The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex. I would like to thank all those who at various times throughout the course of the project assisted so ably in seeing the work through to its completion.
    Ex. This volume tellingly reveals the many negotiations, improvisations, sleights-of-hand, and slipknots that were a part of the crafting of Hitchcock's films.
    ----
    * usar eficazmente = tap.
    * * *
    = effectively, efficiently, ably, tellingly.

    Ex: Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.

    Ex: The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex: I would like to thank all those who at various times throughout the course of the project assisted so ably in seeing the work through to its completion.
    Ex: This volume tellingly reveals the many negotiations, improvisations, sleights-of-hand, and slipknots that were a part of the crafting of Hitchcock's films.
    * usar eficazmente = tap.

    * * *
    (con eficacia) effectively; (con eficiencia) efficiently
    * * *
    effectively

    Spanish-English dictionary > eficazmente

  • 20 en cuanto a

    with respect to, regarding, as for
    en cuanto a mí as for me, as far as I'm concerned
    * * *
    = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex. Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex. As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    Ex. Moving on to our second issue, we have identified three key barriers that continue to undermine the progress being made.
    * * *
    = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex: Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex: As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    Ex: Moving on to our second issue, we have identified three key barriers that continue to undermine the progress being made.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en cuanto a

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