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  • 1 bandada

    f.
    flock.
    * * *
    1 (de pájaros) flock; (de insectos) swarm; (de peces) shoal
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Zool) [de aves] flock; [de peces] shoal
    2) LAm = banda 1)
    * * *
    femenino ( de pájaros) flock; ( de peces) shoal
    * * *
    = bevy, pod, flock.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex. The article 'How Shepard's Citation lost its flock' notes the difficulties involved in teaching law students the intricacies of research tools such as Shepard's Citation.
    ----
    * bandada de pájaros = flock of birds.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.
    * * *
    femenino ( de pájaros) flock; ( de peces) shoal
    * * *
    = bevy, pod, flock.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    Ex: The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex: The article 'How Shepard's Citation lost its flock' notes the difficulties involved in teaching law students the intricacies of research tools such as Shepard's Citation.
    * bandada de pájaros = flock of birds.
    * en bandada = in full force.
    * en bandadas = in droves.

    * * *
    A (de pájaros) flock; (de peces) shoal
    B ( Méx) (de personas) swarm, hordes (pl)
    * * *

    bandada sustantivo femenino ( de pájaros) flock;
    ( de peces) shoal
    bandada f (de pájaros) flock
    ' bandada' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ascend
    - flock
    - flight
    - gaggle
    * * *
    [de aves] flock; [de peces] shoal
    * * *
    f de pájaros flock;
    a bandadas fig in hordes
    * * *
    : flock (of birds), school (of fish)
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > bandada

  • 2 combativo

    adj.
    1 combative, fighter, warrior.
    2 struggling, scrappy.
    m.
    combatant, fighter.
    * * *
    1 spirited, aggressive
    * * *
    ADJ combative, spirited
    * * *
    - va adjetivo
    a) ( luchador) spirited, combative
    b) ( agresivo) combative
    * * *
    = combative, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], campaigning.
    Ex. His book is a one-sided insider account of the scrappy, often combative style that characterized the New York intellectual crowd from the late 1940s to the mid 1960s.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. He is fearless, courageous, campaigning, waspish and wise.
    ----
    * espíritu combativo = fighting spirit.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo
    a) ( luchador) spirited, combative
    b) ( agresivo) combative
    * * *
    = combative, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], campaigning.

    Ex: His book is a one-sided insider account of the scrappy, often combative style that characterized the New York intellectual crowd from the late 1940s to the mid 1960s.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: He is fearless, courageous, campaigning, waspish and wise.
    * espíritu combativo = fighting spirit.

    * * *
    1 (luchador) spirited, combative
    espíritu combativo fighting spirit
    2 (agresivo) aggressive, combative
    * * *

    combativo
    ◊ -va adjetivo




    combativo,-a adjetivo spirited, aggressive
    ' combativo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    combativa
    * * *
    combativo, -a adj
    1. [agresivo] aggressive, combative;
    un animal muy combativo a very aggressive o fierce animal
    2. [que no se desanima] spirited, combative;
    tiene un carácter combativo y nunca abandona she is very spirited o combative and never gives up
    * * *
    adj combative
    * * *
    combativo, -va adj
    : combative, spirited

    Spanish-English dictionary > combativo

  • 3 endurecer

    v.
    1 to harden.
    El aire endurece el concreto húmedo The air hardens wet concrete.
    2 to strengthen.
    3 to toughen, to make hard, to steel, to temper.
    Las penurias endurecen al individuo Hardship steels the individual.
    4 to increase.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ AGRADECER], like link=agradecer agradecer
    1 to harden, make hard
    2 figurado to harden, toughen
    1 to become hardened, harden
    2 figurado to become tough, become hardened
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ material, sustancia] (=poner duro) to harden; (=hacer más resistente) to toughen
    2) [+ persona] (=curtir) to toughen up; (=volver insensible) to harden
    3) (Jur) [+ ley] to tighten, tighten up; [+ pena, castigo] to make more severe

    han endurecido la política antiterrorista — they've taken a tougher anti-terrorist line, they're toughening up on terrorism

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <arcilla/cemento> to harden; <músculos/uñas> to strengthen; < arterias> to harden
    2)
    a) <persona/carácter> ( volver insensible) to harden; ( fortalecer) to toughen... up
    b) <actitud/castigo> to toughen
    2.
    endurecerse v pron
    a) arcilla to harden; cemento to set, harden; pan to go stale
    b) persona/carácter ( volverse insensible) to harden; ( fortalecerse) to toughen up
    c) facciones to become harder o harsher
    * * *
    = harden, stiffen, toughen, dehumanise [dehumanize, -USA].
    Ex. Plaster was mixed with water and poured over the type, and allowed to set; when it had hardened it was lifted off the page (the oil preventing it from sticking to the type), and baked hard in an oven.
    Ex. Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The first option means fighting the resistance, brutalizing, barbarizing and dehumanising both ourselves and our victims, and resulting, at best, in a desolate and desocialized state.
    ----
    * endurecer el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * endurecerse = cake (up).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <arcilla/cemento> to harden; <músculos/uñas> to strengthen; < arterias> to harden
    2)
    a) <persona/carácter> ( volver insensible) to harden; ( fortalecer) to toughen... up
    b) <actitud/castigo> to toughen
    2.
    endurecerse v pron
    a) arcilla to harden; cemento to set, harden; pan to go stale
    b) persona/carácter ( volverse insensible) to harden; ( fortalecerse) to toughen up
    c) facciones to become harder o harsher
    * * *
    = harden, stiffen, toughen, dehumanise [dehumanize, -USA].

    Ex: Plaster was mixed with water and poured over the type, and allowed to set; when it had hardened it was lifted off the page (the oil preventing it from sticking to the type), and baked hard in an oven.

    Ex: Self-effacing nervousness causes the epiglottis to tighten, strangling the words in the throat and stiffening the diaphragm so that it is like pulled-out elastic unable to propel anything.
    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: The first option means fighting the resistance, brutalizing, barbarizing and dehumanising both ourselves and our victims, and resulting, at best, in a desolate and desocialized state.
    * endurecer el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * endurecerse = cake (up).

    * * *
    endurecer [E3 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹arcilla› to harden; ‹cemento› to harden, set
    lo endurecen para que dure más it is toughened to last longer
    2 ‹músculos/uñas› to strengthen
    3 ‹arterias› to harden
    B
    1 ‹persona/carácter› (volver insensible) to harden; (fortalecer) to toughen … up
    ese corte te endurece las facciones that haircut makes your features look harsher
    2 ‹actitud› to toughen
    vamos a endurecer nuestra postura frente al terrorismo we are going to toughen our stance on o take a tougher line against terrorism
    1 «arcilla» to harden; «cemento» to set, harden
    2 «pan» to go stale
    3 «persona/carácter» (volverse insensible) to harden, become hard/harder; (fortalecerse) to toughen up, become tough/tougher
    con la vejez se le han endurecido las facciones his features have become harsher with age
    * * *

    endurecer ( conjugate endurecer) verbo transitivo
    1 ( en general) to harden
    2persona/carácter› ( volver insensible) to harden;
    ( fortalecer) to toughen … up;

    endurecerse verbo pronominal

    [ pan] to go stale
    b) [persona/carácter] ( volverse insensible) to harden;

    ( fortalecerse) to toughen up
    c) [ facciones] to become harder o harsher

    endurecer verbo transitivo to harden: los problemas familiares endurecieron su carácter, he became distant and cold as a result of all the family conflicts
    ' endurecer' also found in these entries:
    English:
    harden
    - toughen
    * * *
    vt
    1. [hacer más duro] [pasta, mezcla, alimento] to harden
    2. [fortalecer] [persona] to toughen, to strengthen;
    [músculo] to strengthen
    3. [insensibilizar] to harden;
    el sufrimiento endureció su corazón suffering hardened his heart
    4. [hacer más severo] [ley, pena, requisitos] to toughen;
    [actitud, posturas] to harden
    * * *
    v/t harden; fig
    toughen up
    * * *
    endurecer {53} vt
    : to harden, to toughen
    * * *
    endurecer vb to harden

    Spanish-English dictionary > endurecer

  • 4 foguear

    v.
    1 to habituate persons or horses to the discharge of fire-arms.
    2 to cleanse fire-arms with a charge of gunpowder.
    3 to have one's baptism of fire.
    4 to inure, to temper.
    El clima fogueó los materiales The climate inured the materials.
    5 to accustom, to habituate.
    Las prácticas foguearon a Tito Practice accustomed Tito.
    * * *
    1 MILITAR to accustom to gunfire
    2 figurado to harden
    * * *
    LAm
    1.
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    ----
    * foguearse = gain + experience.
    * * *

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    * foguearse = gain + experience.

    * * *
    vt
    1. [arma, escopeta] to scale
    2. [soldado, caballo] to accustom to gunfire
    3. [dar experiencia]
    foguear a alguien en algo to give sb experience of sth
    * * *
    v/t MIL, fig
    give a baptism of fire
    * * *
    : to inure, to accustom

    Spanish-English dictionary > foguear

  • 5 grupo

    m.
    1 group (conjunto).
    en grupo in a group
    grupo ecologista environmental group
    grupo de estudio study group
    grupo de presión (politics) pressure group, lobby
    grupo de riesgo group at risk
    grupo de rock rock group
    2 group of people, bevy, circle, group.
    * * *
    1 group
    2 TÉCNICA unit, set
    \
    en grupo together, en masse
    grupo electrógeno power plant
    grupo sanguíneo blood group
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) band
    * * *
    SM
    1) [gen] group; (=equipo) team; [de árboles] cluster, clump

    grupo de contacto — (Pol) contact group

    grupo de estafas — (Policía) fraud squad

    grupo de estupefacientes — (Policía) drug squad

    grupo de homicidios — (Policía) murder squad

    grupo de investigación — research team, team of researchers

    grupo de presión — pressure group, special interest group (EEUU)

    2) (Elec, Téc) unit, plant; (=montaje) assembly

    grupo electrógeno, grupo generador — generating set, power plant

    3) Cono Sur (=trampa) trick, con *
    * * *
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group; ( de árboles) clump

    en grupo<salir/trabajar> in a group/in groups

    b) (Mús) tb

    grupo musical — group, band

    * * *
    = aggregate, bank, batch [batches, -pl.], body, class, cluster, clutch, congeries, grouping, pack, cohort, camp, set, group, gang, bunch, corps, band, class group, combine, constituent group, collective, ensemble, bevy, line-up, cluster, segment, pod, order, mob.
    Ex. The result of this is to provide a distinct class number for an aggregate of subjects which are adjacent in the UDC schedule order.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. A KWIC index is based upon the 'keywords' in the titles of the batch of documents to be indexed.
    Ex. The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex. The following highlights are what this first class of Fellows recall of their time overseas.
    Ex. The local system is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of a single library or those of a library cluster.
    Ex. This approach does tend to lead to small clutches of periodicals on a given subject.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
    Ex. The notched cards, representing relevant documents, will drop off the needle and fall from the bulk of the pack.
    Ex. This article examines the views of librarians held by a number of faculty cohorts.
    Ex. This is a situation much debated between the two camps of those who would give everyone what he wants and those who would give each reader only the things of some constructive value.
    Ex. SELECT retrieves records containing the search term or terms you specify and stores them in sets.
    Ex. The groups continue, however, to keep alive their heritages through festivals and cultural activities.
    Ex. In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex. They are a very impatient bunch, however: knowing themselves what the technology can do, they can get a little short with obstructionists who raise non-technical objections.
    Ex. Quality abstracting services take pride in their corps of abstractors.
    Ex. In recent years a band of disciples has grown up in India, and has contributed to the revision and expansion of the schedules.
    Ex. If the panel members represent class groups, they must canvass for suggestions.
    Ex. 158 public organisations with very diverse computer machinery formed a combine to develop an application which would make the database available on the organisations' different computer systems. = 158 instituciones públicas con equipos informáticos muy diversos crearon un grupo para desarrollar una aplicación que hiciera que la base de datos estuviese disponible en sus diferentes sistemas informáticos.
    Ex. Different constituent groups tend to rate aspects of the library quite differently.
    Ex. These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    Ex. DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. Various other methods of obtaining clusters have been described, including the use of fuzzy sets, but these are beyond the scope of this book.
    Ex. No such constraints exist where online display is anticipated, since only one segment at a time is displayed.
    Ex. The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex. The taxonomic subclass of acari (mites and ticks) comprises tens of thousands of species, grouped in many families and several orders.
    Ex. In the afternoon quite a few of our mob decided that they would prefer to spend a bit of time lazing about in the water and soaking up a few rays.
    ----
    * admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * atacar en grupo = swarm.
    * camaradería de grupo = group ride.
    * cena de grupo = dinner party.
    * cena en grupo = group dinner, dinner party.
    * como grupo = collectively.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * debate de grupo = group discussion.
    * debate en grupo = group discussion.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * enano del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * en muchos grupos = in many quarters.
    * en muchos grupos de la población = in many quarters.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * entrevista en grupo = group interview.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formar un grupo = set up + group.
    * formar un grupo de presión = form + lobby.
    * G7 (Grupo de los Siete), el = G7 (Group of Seven), the.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * grupo activista = faction group.
    * grupo al Algo que va dirigido = target group.
    * grupo alimenticio = food group.
    * grupo asesor = advisory group.
    * Grupo Asesor sobre Redes (NAG) = Network Advisory Group (NAG).
    * grupo chantajista = extortion racket.
    * grupo cívico = civic group.
    * grupo consultivo = advisory group.
    * grupo coordinador = steering group.
    * grupo cultural = cultural group.
    * grupo de acción ciudadana = citizen action group, community action group.
    * grupo de amigos = clan of friends.
    * grupo de amigos y conocidos = social network.
    * grupo de apoyo = interest group, support group.
    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group, self-help group, self-help group.
    * grupo de cantantes femenino = girl band.
    * grupo de cantantes masculino = boy band.
    * grupo de ciudadanos desatentido = unserved, the.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * grupo de datos = data set [dataset].
    * grupo de debate = discussion group, focus group, discussion list, electronic forum, panel discussion, panel debate.
    * grupo de dirección = management.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * grupo de edad = age bracket, age group [age-group].
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * grupo de estanterías = stack, stack range.
    * grupo de estudio = study circle.
    * grupo de expertos = cadre, brains trust, group of experts, network, think tank.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.
    * grupo de gestión = management team.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo de intelectuales = intelligentsia.
    * grupo de interés = focus group, interest group.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * grupo de la oposición = opposition group.
    * grupo de los 20 = G-20.
    * grupo de los ocho, el = G8, the.
    * grupo del proyecto = project team.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * grupo de normalización = standards group.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * grupo de poder = power group.
    * grupo de presión = lobby group, pressure group, lobbyist.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * grupo de recursos = clump.
    * grupo de referencia = reference group.
    * grupo de representantes = focus group.
    * grupo de rock = rock group.
    * grupo de seguidores = fandom.
    * grupo de términos de búsqueda relacionados = search hedge, subject hedge.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * Grupo de Trabajo de Ingeniería de Internet (IETF) = Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la Asociaci = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * grupo de tres = threesome.
    * grupo de usuarios = user group, users' group, population served.
    * grupo de usuarios al que va dirigido = target user group.
    * grupo disidente = splinter group, splinter party.
    * grupo dominante = dominant group.
    * grupo eléctrico = power unit, electrical generator, power generator.
    * grupo electrógeno = electrical generator, power unit, power generator.
    * grupo especial = special interest group.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * grupo etario = age bracket.
    * grupo étnico = ethnic group, racial group, cultural group.
    * grupo experimental = experimental group.
    * grupo extremista = extremist group.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo influyente = force.
    * grupo instrumental = ensemble.
    * grupo integrante = constituent group.
    * grupo interdisciplinar = cross-functional team.
    * grupo intérprete = executant body.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * grupo marginal = disadvantaged community, marginalised group.
    * grupo mayoritario = majority group.
    * grupo mínimo relacionado = minimum zone cohort.
    * grupo minoritario = minority group.
    * grupo mixto = cross-functional team.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * grupo político = political group.
    * grupo principal de usuarios = primary user group.
    * grupo profesional = occupational group.
    * grupo racial = racial group.
    * grupo racista = hate group.
    * grupo referente = reference group.
    * grupo religioso = denominational body, religious group.
    * grupos = quarters.
    * grupo sanguíneo = blood group, blood type.
    * grupos de diez = tens of.
    * grupo según edad = age group [age-group].
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * grupo supervisor = steering group.
    * grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
    * grupo terrorista = terrorist group.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * obra para grupo instrumental = ensemble work.
    * pensamiento de grupo = groupthink.
    * perfil de grupo = group profile.
    * por grupos = in batches.
    * presión del grupo = peer pressure.
    * relativo a un grupo = group-related.
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * rodear en grupo = swarm.
    * SDI por grupos = group SDI.
    * sentimiento de grupo = togetherness.
    * sesión de grupo = group session.
    * tarifa de grupo = group rate.
    * técnica de grupo nominal = nominal group technique.
    * terapia de grupo = group therapy.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.
    * * *
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group; ( de árboles) clump

    en grupo<salir/trabajar> in a group/in groups

    b) (Mús) tb

    grupo musical — group, band

    * * *
    = aggregate, bank, batch [batches, -pl.], body, class, cluster, clutch, congeries, grouping, pack, cohort, camp, set, group, gang, bunch, corps, band, class group, combine, constituent group, collective, ensemble, bevy, line-up, cluster, segment, pod, order, mob.

    Ex: The result of this is to provide a distinct class number for an aggregate of subjects which are adjacent in the UDC schedule order.

    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex: A KWIC index is based upon the 'keywords' in the titles of the batch of documents to be indexed.
    Ex: The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex: The following highlights are what this first class of Fellows recall of their time overseas.
    Ex: The local system is designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of a single library or those of a library cluster.
    Ex: This approach does tend to lead to small clutches of periodicals on a given subject.
    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
    Ex: The notched cards, representing relevant documents, will drop off the needle and fall from the bulk of the pack.
    Ex: This article examines the views of librarians held by a number of faculty cohorts.
    Ex: This is a situation much debated between the two camps of those who would give everyone what he wants and those who would give each reader only the things of some constructive value.
    Ex: SELECT retrieves records containing the search term or terms you specify and stores them in sets.
    Ex: The groups continue, however, to keep alive their heritages through festivals and cultural activities.
    Ex: In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex: They are a very impatient bunch, however: knowing themselves what the technology can do, they can get a little short with obstructionists who raise non-technical objections.
    Ex: Quality abstracting services take pride in their corps of abstractors.
    Ex: In recent years a band of disciples has grown up in India, and has contributed to the revision and expansion of the schedules.
    Ex: If the panel members represent class groups, they must canvass for suggestions.
    Ex: 158 public organisations with very diverse computer machinery formed a combine to develop an application which would make the database available on the organisations' different computer systems. = 158 instituciones públicas con equipos informáticos muy diversos crearon un grupo para desarrollar una aplicación que hiciera que la base de datos estuviese disponible en sus diferentes sistemas informáticos.
    Ex: Different constituent groups tend to rate aspects of the library quite differently.
    Ex: These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    Ex: DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: Various other methods of obtaining clusters have been described, including the use of fuzzy sets, but these are beyond the scope of this book.
    Ex: No such constraints exist where online display is anticipated, since only one segment at a time is displayed.
    Ex: The large pod of about 75 narwhals milled around the bay in the summer feeding grounds.
    Ex: The taxonomic subclass of acari (mites and ticks) comprises tens of thousands of species, grouped in many families and several orders.
    Ex: In the afternoon quite a few of our mob decided that they would prefer to spend a bit of time lazing about in the water and soaking up a few rays.
    * admitir a Alguien en un grupo = adopt + Nombre + into the fold.
    * análisis de grupo = cohort analysis.
    * atacar en grupo = swarm.
    * camaradería de grupo = group ride.
    * cena de grupo = dinner party.
    * cena en grupo = group dinner, dinner party.
    * como grupo = collectively.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * debate de grupo = group discussion.
    * debate en grupo = group discussion.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * en algunos grupos = in some quarters.
    * en algunos grupos de la población = in some quarters.
    * enano del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * en muchos grupos = in many quarters.
    * en muchos grupos de la población = in many quarters.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * entrevista en grupo = group interview.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formar un grupo = set up + group.
    * formar un grupo de presión = form + lobby.
    * G7 (Grupo de los Siete), el = G7 (Group of Seven), the.
    * gran grupo = constellation.
    * grupo activista = faction group.
    * grupo al Algo que va dirigido = target group.
    * grupo alimenticio = food group.
    * grupo asesor = advisory group.
    * Grupo Asesor sobre Redes (NAG) = Network Advisory Group (NAG).
    * grupo chantajista = extortion racket.
    * grupo cívico = civic group.
    * grupo consultivo = advisory group.
    * grupo coordinador = steering group.
    * grupo cultural = cultural group.
    * grupo de acción ciudadana = citizen action group, community action group.
    * grupo de amigos = clan of friends.
    * grupo de amigos y conocidos = social network.
    * grupo de apoyo = interest group, support group.
    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group, self-help group, self-help group.
    * grupo de cantantes femenino = girl band.
    * grupo de cantantes masculino = boy band.
    * grupo de ciudadanos desatentido = unserved, the.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * grupo de control = control group.
    * grupo de datos = data set [dataset].
    * grupo de debate = discussion group, focus group, discussion list, electronic forum, panel discussion, panel debate.
    * grupo de dirección = management.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * grupo de edad = age bracket, age group [age-group].
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * grupo de estanterías = stack, stack range.
    * grupo de estudio = study circle.
    * grupo de expertos = cadre, brains trust, group of experts, network, think tank.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.
    * grupo de gestión = management team.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo de intelectuales = intelligentsia.
    * grupo de interés = focus group, interest group.
    * grupo de investigación = research group.
    * Grupo de Investigación sobre la Clasificación (CRG) = Classification Research Group (CRG).
    * grupo de la oposición = opposition group.
    * grupo de los 20 = G-20.
    * grupo de los ocho, el = G8, the.
    * grupo del proyecto = project team.
    * grupo de negociación = bargaining unit.
    * grupo de normalización = standards group.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * grupo de poder = power group.
    * grupo de presión = lobby group, pressure group, lobbyist.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * grupo de recursos = clump.
    * grupo de referencia = reference group.
    * grupo de representantes = focus group.
    * grupo de rock = rock group.
    * grupo de seguidores = fandom.
    * grupo de términos de búsqueda relacionados = search hedge, subject hedge.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * Grupo de Trabajo de Ingeniería de Internet (IETF) = Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la Asociaci = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * grupo de tres = threesome.
    * grupo de usuarios = user group, users' group, population served.
    * grupo de usuarios al que va dirigido = target user group.
    * grupo disidente = splinter group, splinter party.
    * grupo dominante = dominant group.
    * grupo eléctrico = power unit, electrical generator, power generator.
    * grupo electrógeno = electrical generator, power unit, power generator.
    * grupo especial = special interest group.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * grupo etario = age bracket.
    * grupo étnico = ethnic group, racial group, cultural group.
    * grupo experimental = experimental group.
    * grupo extremista = extremist group.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo influyente = force.
    * grupo instrumental = ensemble.
    * grupo integrante = constituent group.
    * grupo interdisciplinar = cross-functional team.
    * grupo intérprete = executant body.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * grupo marginal = disadvantaged community, marginalised group.
    * grupo mayoritario = majority group.
    * grupo mínimo relacionado = minimum zone cohort.
    * grupo minoritario = minority group.
    * grupo mixto = cross-functional team.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * grupo político = political group.
    * grupo principal de usuarios = primary user group.
    * grupo profesional = occupational group.
    * grupo racial = racial group.
    * grupo racista = hate group.
    * grupo referente = reference group.
    * grupo religioso = denominational body, religious group.
    * grupos = quarters.
    * grupo sanguíneo = blood group, blood type.
    * grupos de diez = tens of.
    * grupo según edad = age group [age-group].
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * grupo supervisor = steering group.
    * grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
    * grupo terrorista = terrorist group.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * obra para grupo instrumental = ensemble work.
    * pensamiento de grupo = groupthink.
    * perfil de grupo = group profile.
    * por grupos = in batches.
    * presión del grupo = peer pressure.
    * relativo a un grupo = group-related.
    * reunión de grupo = group meeting.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * rodear en grupo = swarm.
    * SDI por grupos = group SDI.
    * sentimiento de grupo = togetherness.
    * sesión de grupo = group session.
    * tarifa de grupo = group rate.
    * técnica de grupo nominal = nominal group technique.
    * terapia de grupo = group therapy.
    * trabajar en grupo = team.
    * trabajar en grupo (con) = team up (with).
    * una grupo impreciso de = a cloud of.
    * un grupo aferrado de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo cada vez mayor de = a growing body of.
    * un grupo de = a set of, a bunch of, a crop of, a pool of, a cadre of, a cluster of, a galaxy of, a clutch of, a company of.
    * un grupo de gente variada = a cast of people.
    * un grupo incondicional de = a hard core of.
    * un grupo variado de = a collection of.
    * violación en grupo = gang rape.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de personas) group; (de empresas, países) group; (de árboles) clump
    los grupos sociales marginados marginalized social groups
    un grupo de casas a group o cluster of houses
    se dividieron en grupos de (a) cuatro they split into groups of four
    en grupo ‹salir/trabajar› in a group/in groups
    2 ( Mús) tb
    grupo musical group, band
    3 ( Quím) group
    Compuestos:
    support group
    advisory group, think tank
    construction consortium
    control group
    consortium
    hotel chain
    grupo de interés or presión
    pressure group
    jazz group o band
    internet forum
    press consortium
    ( Pol) Group of Eight
    newsgroup
    working party
    user group
    generator
    grupo fónico/tónico
    phonic/tonic group
    target group
    ( frml); peer group
    parliamentary group
    blood group
    tener el grupo sanguíneo Rh or Rhesus positivo/negativo to be Rhesus positive/negative
    ¿qué grupo sanguíneo tiene? what blood group are you?
    tengo el grupo sanguíneo A/AB/B positivo/negativo I'm blood group A/AB/B positive/negative
    control group
    B ( Chi arg) (mentira) lie; (engaño) trick
    * * *

     

    grupo sustantivo masculino
    a) (de personas, empresas, países) group;

    ( de árboles) clump;

    grupos sociales social groups;
    de grupo ‹terapia/trabajo group ( before n);
    en grupo ‹salir/trabajarin a group/in groups
    b) (Mús) tb


    grupo sustantivo masculino
    1 g roup: no queda sangre del groupo B+, there is no B+ blood left
    tiene mi grupo sanguíneo, he has the same blood group as I do
    grupo de trabajo, working party
    terapia de grupo, group therapy
    2 Mús group, band
    3 Elec grupo electrógeno, power generator o electric generating set
    ' grupo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparato
    - argot
    - beatería
    - cada
    - clase
    - comando
    - componente
    - conjunta
    - conjunto
    - contra
    - cuerpo
    - delirio
    - descolgarse
    - desfilar
    - dirigirse
    - disolver
    - disolverse
    - dispersar
    - dispersarse
    - ecologista
    - entrada
    - equipo
    - escolta
    - estamento
    - exclusión
    - figurar
    - fuerza
    - GEO
    - guerrilla
    - incorporarse
    - iniciar
    - jerga
    - junta
    - manifestarse
    - maquinaria
    - mayoría
    - minoritaria
    - minoritario
    - ninguna
    - ninguno
    - núcleo
    - nutrido-a
    - panel
    - paquete
    - patrulla
    - pertenencia
    - pesar
    - piña
    - readmitir
    - relevo
    English:
    address
    - army
    - back
    - band
    - bear down on
    - blood group
    - body
    - bracket
    - breakaway
    - bunch
    - camp
    - chain gang
    - class
    - cliquey
    - clump
    - cluster
    - collection
    - collective
    - combine
    - come under
    - commission
    - contra
    - crowd
    - demo
    - dense
    - drummer
    - dynamics
    - fervent
    - flagship
    - flock
    - foursome
    - fraternity
    - frenzied
    - gather
    - group
    - guard
    - heterogeneous
    - homogeneous
    - huddle
    - inbred
    - Ivy League
    - join
    - knot
    - lead
    - leadership
    - lobby
    - make up
    - manager
    - manageress
    - motley
    * * *
    grupo nm
    1. [conjunto] group;
    [de árboles] cluster;
    grupo (de empresas) (corporate) group;
    en grupo in a group;
    el grupo de cabeza [en carrera] the leading group
    Pol grupo de contacto contact group; Econ grupo de control control group; Informát grupo de discusión discussion group;
    grupo ecologista environmental group;
    grupo de edad age group;
    grupo empresarial (business) group o combine;
    grupo de estudio study group;
    Pol grupo mixto = independent MPs and MPs from minor parties in Spanish parliament; Informát grupo de noticias newsgroup;
    grupo parlamentario parliamentary group;
    Pol grupo de presión pressure group, lobby;
    grupo de riesgo group at risk;
    UE Grupo de Sabios Committee of Wise Men;
    grupo sanguíneo blood group;
    Informát grupo de usuarios user group
    2. [de músicos] group, band
    3. Tec unit, set
    Elec grupo electrógeno generator
    4. Quím group
    5. Ling grupo consonántico consonant cluster;
    grupo fónico phonic group;
    grupo nominal noun phrase;
    grupo de palabras word group;
    grupo vocálico vowel cluster
    * * *
    m group;
    en grupos in groups
    * * *
    grupo nm
    : group
    * * *
    grupo n group

    Spanish-English dictionary > grupo

  • 6 hacer más fuerte

    (v.) = toughen
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    * * *
    (v.) = toughen

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hacer más fuerte

  • 7 lleno de energía

    = energetic, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], full of beans
    Ex. She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. Deciding whether an unruly child has something wrong in his genes or is just full of beans may determine whether he's scolded or offered remedial education.
    * * *
    = energetic, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], full of beans

    Ex: She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: Deciding whether an unruly child has something wrong in his genes or is just full of beans may determine whether he's scolded or offered remedial education.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno de energía

  • 8 lleno de vida

    (adj.) = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.]
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex. A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex. He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex. Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex. Mars resembled earth teeming with life three billion years ago.
    Ex. This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex. The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex. She tells the remarkable tale of an animal whose saucy personality brought joy to the lives of countless people.
    * * *
    (adj.) = vibrant, feisty [feistier -comp., feistiest -sup.], perky [perkier -comp., perkiest -sup.], spry [spryer comp., spryest -sup.], sprightly [sprightlier -comp., sprightliest -sup.], spirited, teeming with life, vivacious, ebullient, saucy [saucier -comp., sauciest -sup.]

    Ex: All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex: The members of Harvey's family seem almost spookily healthy and perky and nice to each other.
    Ex: A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience.
    Ex: He was described as a ' sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905.
    Ex: Their aim was to mount a spirited attack on a consumer driven and marketeers' approach to reading and books, and on relativism and populism.
    Ex: Mars resembled earth teeming with life three billion years ago.
    Ex: This petite, agile, graceful and vivacious artiste was a picture of self-confidence on the stage.
    Ex: The ebullient Mr Wang is a chatterbox and a bit of a show-off.
    Ex: She tells the remarkable tale of an animal whose saucy personality brought joy to the lives of countless people.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lleno de vida

  • 9 manada

    f.
    1 herd (rebaño).
    2 crowd.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: manar.
    * * *
    1 (vacas, elefantes) herd; (ovejas) flock; (lobos, perros) pack
    \
    a manadas / en manada en masse
    * * *
    noun f.
    herd, pack
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Zool) [de ganado] herd; [de lobos] pack; [de leones] pride
    2) * [de gente] crowd, mob

    los periodistas llegaron en manadaa swarm o pack of journalists arrived

    * * *
    a) (Zool) ( de elefantes) herd; ( de leones) pride; ( de lobos) pack
    b) (fam) ( de gente) herd

    los turistas llegaron a or en manadas — swarms o hordes of tourists arrived

    * * *
    = bevy, herd, pride.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. Milk yields for herds in England are generally higher than those in France.
    Ex. Being smaller and lighter than males, lionesses are more agile and faster and do the pride's hunting.
    ----
    * cabeza de la manada = leader of the pack.
    * en manadas = in droves.
    * manada de lobos = wolf pack.
    * * *
    a) (Zool) ( de elefantes) herd; ( de leones) pride; ( de lobos) pack
    b) (fam) ( de gente) herd

    los turistas llegaron a or en manadas — swarms o hordes of tourists arrived

    * * *
    = bevy, herd, pride.

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    Ex: Milk yields for herds in England are generally higher than those in France.
    Ex: Being smaller and lighter than males, lionesses are more agile and faster and do the pride's hunting.
    * cabeza de la manada = leader of the pack.
    * en manadas = in droves.
    * manada de lobos = wolf pack.

    * * *
    1 ( Zool) (de elefantes) herd; (de leones) pride; (de lobos) pack
    2 ( fam) (de gente) herd
    son una manada de brutos they're a mob of (wild) animals
    los turistas llegaron a or en manadas swarms o hordes of tourists arrived
    seguir (a) la manada to follow the crowd o herd
    * * *

    manada sustantivo femenino
    a) (Zool) ( de elefantes) herd;

    ( de leones) pride;
    ( de lobos) pack
    b) (fam) ( de gente) herd

    manada sustantivo femenino
    1 Zool herd
    (de lobos, perros) pack
    2 fam (de personas) crowd, mob
    ' manada' also found in these entries:
    English:
    herd
    - pack
    - crowd
    - drove
    - pride
    * * *
    manada nf
    1. [rebaño] herd;
    [de lobos] pack; [de ovejas] flock; [de leones] pride
    2. Fam [de gente] crowd, mob;
    acudieron en manada they turned up o out in droves
    * * *
    f de elefantes, ciervos herd; de lobos pack; fig: de gente herd
    * * *
    manada nf
    1) : flock, herd, pack
    2) fam : horde, mob
    llegaron en manada: they came in droves
    * * *
    1. (de elefantes, vacas) herd
    2. (de lobos, perros) pack

    Spanish-English dictionary > manada

  • 10 obligaciones domésticas

    (n.) = domestic obligations, household chores, household obligations
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    Ex. In only a few cases was a male character cast as a parent or performer of household chores and never as a homemaker.
    Ex. The organization of women's working day to include household obligations affects their patterns of leisure time & activity.
    * * *
    (n.) = domestic obligations, household chores, household obligations

    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    Ex: In only a few cases was a male character cast as a parent or performer of household chores and never as a homemaker.
    Ex: The organization of women's working day to include household obligations affects their patterns of leisure time & activity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > obligaciones domésticas

  • 11 ramillete

    m.
    bunch, bouquet.
    * * *
    1 posy
    2 figurado (conjunto) bunch, group, collection
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de flores] bouquet, bunch; [de adorno] corsage; (Bot) (=inflorescencia) cluster
    2) (=conjunto selecto) choice bunch, select group
    * * *
    a) ( de flores) posy
    b) ( iró) ( grupo selecto) bunch (colloq)
    * * *
    Ex. The article 'Contracting: a bouquet of roses, but watch the thorns!' presents a personal review of an experience of undertaking a 1 year contract position assisting in the implementation of a new library management system in a company library.
    * * *
    a) ( de flores) posy
    b) ( iró) ( grupo selecto) bunch (colloq)
    * * *

    Ex: The article 'Contracting: a bouquet of roses, but watch the thorns!' presents a personal review of an experience of undertaking a 1 year contract position assisting in the implementation of a new library management system in a company library.

    * * *
    un ramillete de chicas bonitas a cluster o bunch of pretty girls
    ¡menudo ramillete me tocó en esta clase! ( iró); what a bunch o collection I've got in this class! ( colloq)
    * * *

    ramillete sustantivo masculino

    b) ( iró) ( grupo selecto) bunch (colloq)

    ramillete sustantivo masculino posy
    ' ramillete' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bouquet
    English:
    bouquet
    - corsage
    - posy
    - spray
    - bunch
    * * *
    1. [de flores] bunch
    2. [conjunto] handful;
    acudió rodeado de un ramillete de bellezas he arrived surrounded by a bevy of beauties
    * * *
    m bunch
    * * *
    1) ramo: bouquet
    2) : select group, cluster

    Spanish-English dictionary > ramillete

  • 12 tremendamente + Adjetivo

    (n.) = terribly + Adjetivo, devastatingly + Adjetivo, fearsomely + Adjetivo
    Ex. Language is terribly important because it does shape the way we view the world, and it is very important that we do something about our language.
    Ex. The teacher flipped over the document and examined her scored evaluations: all, except for attendance and punctuality, were in the low 70's, a devastatingly dramatic plunge from the former heights of her 97 to 99 scores.
    Ex. It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.
    * * *
    (n.) = terribly + Adjetivo, devastatingly + Adjetivo, fearsomely + Adjetivo

    Ex: Language is terribly important because it does shape the way we view the world, and it is very important that we do something about our language.

    Ex: The teacher flipped over the document and examined her scored evaluations: all, except for attendance and punctuality, were in the low 70's, a devastatingly dramatic plunge from the former heights of her 97 to 99 scores.
    Ex: It contains a bevy of fearsomely feisty female archetypes removed from domestic obligations and toughened in the brutal setting of prison life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tremendamente + Adjetivo

  • 13 parvada

    f.
    1 place for unthrashed corn. (Provincial)
    2 flock, bevy.
    * * *
    SF LAm flock
    * * *
    femenino (AmL) flock, bevy
    * * *
    femenino (AmL) flock, bevy
    * * *
    ( AmL)
    flock, bevy
    * * *
    1. Agr heap of unthreshed grain
    2. Andes, CAm, Méx [de pájaros] flock
    3. Andes, CAm, Méx [de personas] crowd

    Spanish-English dictionary > parvada

  • 14 bandada

    • bevy
    • flocculation
    • flock bed

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > bandada

  • 15 manada

    • bevy
    • crowd
    • drove
    • flocculation
    • flock bed
    • Hercules-club
    • herd instinct

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > manada

См. также в других словарях:

  • Bevy — Bévy Bévy Ajouter une image Administration Pays France Région Bourgogne Département Côte d Or Arrondissement Dijon Canton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bévy — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Bévy País …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bevy — Bev y, n.; pl. {Bevies}. [Perhaps orig. a drinking company, fr. OF. bev[ e]e (cf. It. beva) a drink, beverage; then, perh., a company in general, esp. of ladies; and last applied by sportsmen to larks, quails, etc. See {Beverage}.] 1. A company;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bévy — is a commune in the Côte d Or department in eastern France.ee also*Communes of the Côte d Or department …   Wikipedia

  • bevy — index assemblage, band Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bevy — (n.) early 15c., collective noun of quails and ladies, from Anglo Fr. bevée, of unknown origin. One supposed definition of the word is a drinking bout, but this is perhaps a misprint of bever, from O.Fr. beivre (see BEVERAGE (Cf. beverage)).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • bevy — [n] swarm assembly, band, bunch, cluster, collection, company, covey, crew, crowd, flight, flock, gathering, group, pack, party, troupe; concept 432 Ant. individual, one …   New thesaurus

  • bevy — ► NOUN (pl. bevies) ▪ a large group of people or things. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • bevy — [bev′ē] n. pl. bevies [ME bevey < Anglo Fr bevée < OFr, a drinking bout < bevre: see BEVERAGE] 1. a group, esp. of girls or women 2. a flock: now said chiefly of quail 3. any group or collection SYN. GROUP …   English World dictionary

  • Bévy — 47° 10′ 47″ N 4° 51′ 19″ E / 47.1797222222, 4.85527777778 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bevy — UK [ˈbevɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms bevy : singular bevy plural bevies often humorous a group of people or things of the same kind bevy of: a bevy of young women …   English dictionary

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