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  • 1 challenges

    challenges

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > challenges

  • 2 cada vez menor

    (adj.) = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending
    Ex. It is impossible to read the library press today without reading about the increasing costs of maintaining, and the decreasing budgets of libraries, and particularly about the increasing costs of technical services.
    Ex. Squeezed between the upper and nether milestones of increasing demand and dwindling resources, individual librarians develop ways in which to make their jobs easier.
    Ex. It is remarkable how, in an economy with diminishing job opportunities, librarians compensate for their inability to demonstrate the value of their skills by seeking the protection of educational and certification requirements.
    Ex. News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
    Ex. With the fading significance of these physical forms, some of the rationale for unit entries has disappeared.
    Ex. This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex. The public library is a complex institution, evolving through many decades of human history and colliding today with the perplexing realities of change, declining funding, and shifting purpose.
    Ex. As well as cuts imposed by the Government, libraries were faced with inflation in the price of books and periodicals, and a falling rate of exchange between the pound and the dollar.
    Ex. Many challenges lie ahead for those selling children's books with increased competition and shrinking profit margins.
    Ex. Poland is currently enjoying a steadily rising national income, declining inflation, receding unemployment and an educational boom.
    Ex. It has not yet been decided what strategies libraries will use to face the crisis of rising personnel costs and sinking funds for book acquisitions.
    Ex. Every publisher, materials vendor, systems vendor and bibliographic utility that serve libraries face sharp competition for a share of the ebbing library market.
    Ex. The second reason is that companies have to take care of costs to meet the descending price rate of the market.
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    (adj.) = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending

    Ex: It is impossible to read the library press today without reading about the increasing costs of maintaining, and the decreasing budgets of libraries, and particularly about the increasing costs of technical services.

    Ex: Squeezed between the upper and nether milestones of increasing demand and dwindling resources, individual librarians develop ways in which to make their jobs easier.
    Ex: It is remarkable how, in an economy with diminishing job opportunities, librarians compensate for their inability to demonstrate the value of their skills by seeking the protection of educational and certification requirements.
    Ex: News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
    Ex: With the fading significance of these physical forms, some of the rationale for unit entries has disappeared.
    Ex: This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex: The public library is a complex institution, evolving through many decades of human history and colliding today with the perplexing realities of change, declining funding, and shifting purpose.
    Ex: As well as cuts imposed by the Government, libraries were faced with inflation in the price of books and periodicals, and a falling rate of exchange between the pound and the dollar.
    Ex: Many challenges lie ahead for those selling children's books with increased competition and shrinking profit margins.
    Ex: Poland is currently enjoying a steadily rising national income, declining inflation, receding unemployment and an educational boom.
    Ex: It has not yet been decided what strategies libraries will use to face the crisis of rising personnel costs and sinking funds for book acquisitions.
    Ex: Every publisher, materials vendor, systems vendor and bibliographic utility that serve libraries face sharp competition for a share of the ebbing library market.
    Ex: The second reason is that companies have to take care of costs to meet the descending price rate of the market.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cada vez menor

  • 3 censura

    f.
    1 censorship.
    2 censors (organismo).
    3 censure, severe criticism.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: censurar.
    * * *
    1 censorship
    2 (crítica) censure, criticism, condemnation
    \
    censura de cuentas audit, auditing
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) censure, criticism
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=supresión) censorship
    2) (=institución) censors pl
    3) (=condena) censure frm, criticism
    moción 1), voto 1)
    4) (Com, Econ)
    * * *
    a) ( reprobación) censure (frml), condemnation
    b) (de libros, películas) censorship
    * * *
    = censorship, censure, reproach, stricture, rebuke, reproof, castigation, bleep, reproval.
    Ex. Having failed to make that note, there was no further justification for several possible subject tracings like censorship -- UNITED STATES-CASE STUDIES, SECURITY CLASSIFICATION -- UNITED STATES-CASE STUDIES, and so on.
    Ex. The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex. In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
    Ex. Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex. This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex. They wish to have all bleeps declared illegal on publicly airwaves.
    Ex. He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
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    * censuras a los materiales = challenges to materials.
    * expurgado por censura = bowdlerized.
    * expurgo por censura = bowdlerization.
    * libre de censura = uncensored.
    * moción de censura = censure motion, vote of no confidence.
    * voto de censura = vote of no confidence.
    * * *
    a) ( reprobación) censure (frml), condemnation
    b) (de libros, películas) censorship
    * * *
    = censorship, censure, reproach, stricture, rebuke, reproof, castigation, bleep, reproval.

    Ex: Having failed to make that note, there was no further justification for several possible subject tracings like censorship -- UNITED STATES-CASE STUDIES, SECURITY CLASSIFICATION -- UNITED STATES-CASE STUDIES, and so on.

    Ex: The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex: In a stinging rebuke to the American Library Association, Nat Hentoff has criticized the ALA for failing to take action to defend volunteer librarians in Cuba who are being subjected to a brutal crackdown.
    Ex: Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex: This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex: They wish to have all bleeps declared illegal on publicly airwaves.
    Ex: He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    * censuras a los materiales = challenges to materials.
    * expurgado por censura = bowdlerized.
    * expurgo por censura = bowdlerization.
    * libre de censura = uncensored.
    * moción de censura = censure motion, vote of no confidence.
    * voto de censura = vote of no confidence.

    * * *
    1 (reprobación) censure ( frml), condemnation, criticism
    su comportamiento fue objeto de censura por parte de la prensa his behavior was criticized o condemned by the press, his behavior received criticism o condemnation in the press
    2 (de libros, películas) censorship
    * * *

    Del verbo censurar: ( conjugate censurar)

    censura es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    censura    
    censurar
    censura sustantivo femenino

    b) (de libros, películas) censorship

    censurar ( conjugate censurar) verbo transitivo

    b)libro/película to censor, ‹escena/párrafo to cut, censor

    censura sustantivo femenino
    1 censorship
    2 Pol moción de censura, vote of no confidence
    censurar verbo transitivo
    1 (libro, película) to censor: algunas escenas de la obra fueron censuradas, some scenes from the play werer cut
    2 (criticar, reprobar) to censure, criticize: censuramos su modo de tratar a los alumnos, we disapprove of the way he treats his students
    ' censura' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    crítica
    - moción
    - voto
    English:
    blackout
    - censorship
    - censure
    - news blackout
    - vote
    - censor
    * * *
    1. [prohibición] censorship
    2.
    la censura [organismo] the censors
    3. [reprobación] censure, severe criticism;
    decir algo en tono de censura to say something censoriously o in a tone of censure
    4. Esp Econ censura de cuentas inspection of accounts, audit
    * * *
    f censorship
    * * *
    1) : censorship
    2) : censure, criticism

    Spanish-English dictionary > censura

  • 4 censuras a los materiales

    Ex. This article summarizes results of surveys conducted between 1985 and 1995 on challenges to materials in public libraries.
    * * *

    Ex: This article summarizes results of surveys conducted between 1985 and 1995 on challenges to materials in public libraries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > censuras a los materiales

  • 5 centro de control

    (n.) = locus of control, mission control
    Ex. The first part of the survey examined procedures each library uses for handling challenges to materials and where the locus of control for resolving complaints lies.
    Ex. She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
    * * *
    (n.) = locus of control, mission control

    Ex: The first part of the survey examined procedures each library uses for handling challenges to materials and where the locus of control for resolving complaints lies.

    Ex: She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.

    Spanish-English dictionary > centro de control

  • 6 decreciente

    adj.
    declining, decreasing.
    * * *
    1 decreasing, diminishing
    * * *
    ADJ decreasing, diminishing
    * * *
    adjetivo decreasing (before n)
    * * *
    = decreasing, fading, waning, declining, shrinking, sinking, ebbing.
    Ex. It is impossible to read the library press today without reading about the increasing costs of maintaining, and the decreasing budgets of libraries, and particularly about the increasing costs of technical services.
    Ex. With the fading significance of these physical forms, some of the rationale for unit entries has disappeared.
    Ex. This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex. The public library is a complex institution, evolving through many decades of human history and colliding today with the perplexing realities of change, declining funding, and shifting purpose.
    Ex. Many challenges lie ahead for those selling children's books with increased competition and shrinking profit margins.
    Ex. It has not yet been decided what strategies libraries will use to face the crisis of rising personnel costs and sinking funds for book acquisitions.
    Ex. Every publisher, materials vendor, systems vendor and bibliographic utility that serve libraries face sharp competition for a share of the ebbing library market.
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    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * rendimiento decreciente = diminishing returns.
    * * *
    adjetivo decreasing (before n)
    * * *
    = decreasing, fading, waning, declining, shrinking, sinking, ebbing.

    Ex: It is impossible to read the library press today without reading about the increasing costs of maintaining, and the decreasing budgets of libraries, and particularly about the increasing costs of technical services.

    Ex: With the fading significance of these physical forms, some of the rationale for unit entries has disappeared.
    Ex: This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
    Ex: The public library is a complex institution, evolving through many decades of human history and colliding today with the perplexing realities of change, declining funding, and shifting purpose.
    Ex: Many challenges lie ahead for those selling children's books with increased competition and shrinking profit margins.
    Ex: It has not yet been decided what strategies libraries will use to face the crisis of rising personnel costs and sinking funds for book acquisitions.
    Ex: Every publisher, materials vendor, systems vendor and bibliographic utility that serve libraries face sharp competition for a share of the ebbing library market.
    * no decreciente = non-decreasing.
    * rendimiento decreciente = diminishing returns.

    * * *
    ‹orden› decreasing ( before n)
    el decreciente interés por estos temas the decreasing o diminishing o waning interest in these matters
    * * *

    decreciente adjetivo
    decreasing ( before n)
    decreciente adjetivo decreasing
    ' decreciente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    descend
    - wane
    * * *
    [tasa, porcentaje, tipo] declining, decreasing, falling;
    una tendencia decreciente a downward trend;
    anote estas cantidades por o [m5] en orden decreciente note down these quantities in descending order
    * * *
    adj decreasing, diminishing

    Spanish-English dictionary > decreciente

  • 7 día y noche

    = round the clock, day and night, night and day, around the clock
    Ex. The National Institute of Nutrition has a library which operates round the clock for students and research workers.
    Ex. As those seeking information expect rapid service, day and night, publishers must be innovative and adapt to the challenges ahead.
    Ex. And they worked night and day to make their dream come true.
    Ex. Digitization is a value-added way of making library collections and materials available around the world, around the clock.
    * * *
    = round the clock, day and night, night and day, around the clock

    Ex: The National Institute of Nutrition has a library which operates round the clock for students and research workers.

    Ex: As those seeking information expect rapid service, day and night, publishers must be innovative and adapt to the challenges ahead.
    Ex: And they worked night and day to make their dream come true.
    Ex: Digitization is a value-added way of making library collections and materials available around the world, around the clock.

    Spanish-English dictionary > día y noche

  • 8 enfrentarse a

    v.
    to face, to breast, to brave, to confront with.
    * * *
    (v.) = be faced with, come to + grips with, confront, face, face up to, meet, cope with, get to + grips with, clash with, grapple with, wrestle with, get + a grip on, go + head-to-head with, be up against, come up against, run up against, line up against, brave, breast, have + a go at, address, engage in + confrontation with
    Ex. The indexer is faced with the choice of which off the themes of the document to provide access to via an index.
    Ex. Right now the management team is beginning to come to grips with our annual budget process, as it does every year.
    Ex. Resource sharing in libraries may be a way of confronting the impact of rising prices dictated by a few large publishing corporations.
    Ex. Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex. Together we need to face up to the challenges of the Information Age.
    Ex. There may be a threat of over-capacity; if so, this could be met by diversification, an enlargement of the SLIS role.
    Ex. This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex. The Treasure has made good use of a number of methodologies in getting to grips with the principles and applications of information management.
    Ex. The date of the book fair must be fitted into the school program so that it does not clash with any rival local or national event.
    Ex. Researchers have long grappled with predicting the readability of reading materials for children.
    Ex. Librarians believe they will have to wrestle with limited opportunities for career advancement = Los bibliotecarios piensan que tendrán que hacer frente a oportunidades limitadas para su promoción profesional.
    Ex. The article ' Getting a grip on change' argues that only by confronting the challenges and inevitability of change can libraries retain their relevancy in the information age.
    Ex. We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website! = Nos enfrentamos a aquellos que querían un aspecto uniforme en el diseño de todo el sitio web de la biblioteca.
    Ex. British exporters have been up against tariff and non-tariff barriers all over the world for a very long time.
    Ex. We have come up against the extreme expense which change brings to an existing catalog.
    Ex. Some of the information from the EEC Government in Brussels is provided off the record, which sometimes runs up against the UK Government's wall of secrecy.
    Ex. The author examines claims by Microsoft's Bill Gates that networked computers have no future, and looks at the opposition lining up against him.
    Ex. The mammoth hunters braved sub-zero temperatures on desolate tundra at least 20000 years earlier than was thought.
    Ex. He has breasted an extraordinary amount of obloquy on behalf of our country's cause.
    Ex. In the 1980s that meant having a go at all the trendy lefties and pacifists, and so our main issues were class politics and violence.
    Ex. The inclusion of vendors and publishers allows everyone to address sticky business relationships head-on.
    Ex. By running away he shows who he is -- a boneless coward who never engaged in direct confrontation with the enemy.
    * * *
    (v.) = be faced with, come to + grips with, confront, face, face up to, meet, cope with, get to + grips with, clash with, grapple with, wrestle with, get + a grip on, go + head-to-head with, be up against, come up against, run up against, line up against, brave, breast, have + a go at, address, engage in + confrontation with

    Ex: The indexer is faced with the choice of which off the themes of the document to provide access to via an index.

    Ex: Right now the management team is beginning to come to grips with our annual budget process, as it does every year.
    Ex: Resource sharing in libraries may be a way of confronting the impact of rising prices dictated by a few large publishing corporations.
    Ex: Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex: Together we need to face up to the challenges of the Information Age.
    Ex: There may be a threat of over-capacity; if so, this could be met by diversification, an enlargement of the SLIS role.
    Ex: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex: The Treasure has made good use of a number of methodologies in getting to grips with the principles and applications of information management.
    Ex: The date of the book fair must be fitted into the school program so that it does not clash with any rival local or national event.
    Ex: Researchers have long grappled with predicting the readability of reading materials for children.
    Ex: Librarians believe they will have to wrestle with limited opportunities for career advancement = Los bibliotecarios piensan que tendrán que hacer frente a oportunidades limitadas para su promoción profesional.
    Ex: The article ' Getting a grip on change' argues that only by confronting the challenges and inevitability of change can libraries retain their relevancy in the information age.
    Ex: We went head-to-head with those that wanted a uniform look for the whole library Website! = Nos enfrentamos a aquellos que querían un aspecto uniforme en el diseño de todo el sitio web de la biblioteca.
    Ex: British exporters have been up against tariff and non-tariff barriers all over the world for a very long time.
    Ex: We have come up against the extreme expense which change brings to an existing catalog.
    Ex: Some of the information from the EEC Government in Brussels is provided off the record, which sometimes runs up against the UK Government's wall of secrecy.
    Ex: The author examines claims by Microsoft's Bill Gates that networked computers have no future, and looks at the opposition lining up against him.
    Ex: The mammoth hunters braved sub-zero temperatures on desolate tundra at least 20000 years earlier than was thought.
    Ex: He has breasted an extraordinary amount of obloquy on behalf of our country's cause.
    Ex: In the 1980s that meant having a go at all the trendy lefties and pacifists, and so our main issues were class politics and violence.
    Ex: The inclusion of vendors and publishers allows everyone to address sticky business relationships head-on.
    Ex: By running away he shows who he is -- a boneless coward who never engaged in direct confrontation with the enemy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfrentarse a

  • 9 hacer frente a

    (v.) = confront, deal with, face, face up to, meet, cope with, wrestle with, stand up to, brave, breast, address
    Ex. Resource sharing in libraries may be a way of confronting the impact of rising prices dictated by a few large publishing corporations.
    Ex. Part II deals with entry and heading for all types of materials.
    Ex. Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex. Together we need to face up to the challenges of the Information Age.
    Ex. There may be a threat of over-capacity; if so, this could be met by diversification, an enlargement of the SLIS role.
    Ex. This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex. Librarians believe they will have to wrestle with limited opportunities for career advancement = Los bibliotecarios piensan que tendrán que hacer frente a oportunidades limitadas para su promoción profesional.
    Ex. In their role as mediator between the scholar and the information system, academic librarians should stand up to, and challenge the censorship and suppression that takes place during academic controversy.
    Ex. The mammoth hunters braved sub-zero temperatures on desolate tundra at least 20000 years earlier than was thought.
    Ex. He has breasted an extraordinary amount of obloquy on behalf of our country's cause.
    Ex. The inclusion of vendors and publishers allows everyone to address sticky business relationships head-on.
    * * *
    (v.) = confront, deal with, face, face up to, meet, cope with, wrestle with, stand up to, brave, breast, address

    Ex: Resource sharing in libraries may be a way of confronting the impact of rising prices dictated by a few large publishing corporations.

    Ex: Part II deals with entry and heading for all types of materials.
    Ex: Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex: Together we need to face up to the challenges of the Information Age.
    Ex: There may be a threat of over-capacity; if so, this could be met by diversification, an enlargement of the SLIS role.
    Ex: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex: Librarians believe they will have to wrestle with limited opportunities for career advancement = Los bibliotecarios piensan que tendrán que hacer frente a oportunidades limitadas para su promoción profesional.
    Ex: In their role as mediator between the scholar and the information system, academic librarians should stand up to, and challenge the censorship and suppression that takes place during academic controversy.
    Ex: The mammoth hunters braved sub-zero temperatures on desolate tundra at least 20000 years earlier than was thought.
    Ex: He has breasted an extraordinary amount of obloquy on behalf of our country's cause.
    Ex: The inclusion of vendors and publishers allows everyone to address sticky business relationships head-on.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hacer frente a

  • 10 hacer todo lo posible por

    (v.) = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], take + (great) pains to
    Ex. Some library staff will go to almost any lengths to avoid challenges, criticism, and controversy over which titles and which kinds of materials should be made available to their communities.
    Ex. Writers and publishers go to great lengths to avoid the appearance of supporting or condoning homosexuality.
    Ex. There are many able people who are endeavouring to do the kind of things discussed in this article against the grain of an historically received pattern of organisation.
    Ex. Manic-depressives who are aware of their mental illness usually take great pains not to let the cat out of the bag, fearing it will damage their career and poison relationships.
    * * *
    (v.) = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], take + (great) pains to

    Ex: Some library staff will go to almost any lengths to avoid challenges, criticism, and controversy over which titles and which kinds of materials should be made available to their communities.

    Ex: Writers and publishers go to great lengths to avoid the appearance of supporting or condoning homosexuality.
    Ex: There are many able people who are endeavouring to do the kind of things discussed in this article against the grain of an historically received pattern of organisation.
    Ex: Manic-depressives who are aware of their mental illness usually take great pains not to let the cat out of the bag, fearing it will damage their career and poison relationships.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hacer todo lo posible por

  • 11 importancia

    f.
    importance.
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to something
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia important, of importance
    sin importancia unimportant
    quitar importancia a algo to play something down
    * * *
    1 importance
    \
    dar importancia a algo to take something seriously
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    de importancia (gen) important 2 (herida, lesión) serious
    no tiene importancia it's nothing, it doesn't matter, it's not important
    quitar importancia a algo, restar importancia a algo to play something down
    sin importancia unimportant
    tener importancia to be important
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — and how is that important o significant?, and what significance does that have?

    no te preocupes, no tiene importancia — don't worry, it's not important

    carecer de importancia — to be unimportant

    de cierta importancia — [empresa, asunto] of some importance, important; [herida] serious

    conceder o dar mucha importancia a algo — to attach great importance to sth

    no quiero darle más importancia de la que tiene, pero... — I don't want to make an issue of this but...

    darse importancia — to give o.s. airs

    quitar o restar importancia a algo — to make light of sth, play down the importance of sth

    sin importancia — [herida, comentario] minor

    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.
    Ex. This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.
    Ex. Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex. Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex. Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex. Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex. Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex. Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex. Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex. Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex. The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex. Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex. The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex. But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex. There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex. To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex. A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex. Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex. I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
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    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * * *
    femenino importance

    detalles sin importanciaminor o insignificant details

    concederle or darle importancia a algo — to attach importance to something

    quitarle or restarle importancia a algo — to play down the importance of something

    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? — so what?

    darse importanciato give oneself airs

    * * *
    = importance, merit, notability, pre-eminence [preeminence], prominence, significance, standing, stature, value, distinction, visibility, centrality, meaningfulness, worthwhileness, profile, premium, import, fuse, consequence.

    Ex: This format is becoming common in new thesauri, partly because the recognition of the importance of viewing both relationships and subject terms in one tool.

    Ex: Much will be said later about the merits and drawbacks of the various types of index and approaches to indexing.
    Ex: Its notability is seen to lie in the fact that it has significantly broken the stranglehold upon postgraduate studentships in the gift of the Science and Engineering Research Council.
    Ex: Despite its pre-eminence, or possibly because of it, DC has its critics.
    Ex: Weights are a quantitative measure of the prominence of various index terms in the description of a subject and may form the basis of an alternative search logic.
    Ex: Whatever viewpoint is taken, it is difficult to dispute the significance of AACR1.
    Ex: Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex: Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex: Mystery and detective stories, love and romance fiction, adventure and western stories, recent novels widely publicized but of little literary distinction, popularizations of current affairs characterized by sensationalism and easy dogmatism rather than by dispassionate and qualified analysis -- these and similar books are widely circulated by the public library.
    Ex: The new director considers that there is need for recruitment of librarians from all backgrounds into the profession and that librarianship needs higher visibility within society.
    Ex: Gilman advocated the academic library's centrality to research.
    Ex: The author challenges the meaningfulness of precision and recall values as a measure of performance of a retrieval system.
    Ex: But it always assumes the importance, the worthwhileness, of human experience even when -- as in tragedy -- it finds much in that experience evil.
    Ex: There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex: To presuppose that clients will continue to travel to defined locations earmarked as libraries in search of information is to deny the premium on time prevalent in today's culture.
    Ex: A new set of conventions has had to be developed, using mathematical symbols mainly, which have international import.
    Ex: Accessibility is the most important factor in determining the level of fuse of an information source.
    Ex: I am looking for guidance on a potential digitization project of some consequence.
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * asunto de importancia = matter of weight, matter of consequence.
    * asunto sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * clasificar en orden de importancia = rank + in order of importance.
    * cobrar importancia = assume + importance, take on + added weight, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, be on the agenda.
    * conceder importancia = accord + significance level, attach + importance, place + importance.
    * conceder mucha importancia a = lay + great store on.
    * concienciar a Alguien de la importancia de la información = raise + information awareness.
    * consciente de la importancia de la información = information conscious.
    * crecer en importancia = grow from + strength to strength, increase in + importance.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene = oversell.
    * dar bastante importancia a = place + great store on.
    * dar importancia = attach + importance, give + prominence, stress, give + pre-eminence, give + relevance, place + importance, give + importance.
    * dar importancia a = give + weight to, place + emphasis on, attach + weight to, create + a high profile for, give + a high profile, place + weight on.
    * dar importancia a Algo = put + Algo + on the agenda, be on the agenda.
    * dar mayor importancia a = give + pride of place to.
    * dar mucha importancia = put + a premium on.
    * de capital importancia = momentous, of cardinal importance.
    * de crucial importancia = crucially important.
    * de especial importancia = of particular note.
    * de fundamental importancia = of prime importance, critically important.
    * de importancia = of note, of consequence.
    * de importancia creciente = of growing importance.
    * de importancia crucial = crucially important.
    * de importancia fundamental = critically important.
    * de importancia secundaria = incidental.
    * de mayor o menor importancia = great and small.
    * de menor importancia = fringe subject, of fringe interest.
    * de menor importancia para = on the fringe of.
    * de poca importancia = menial, small-time.
    * de primordial importancia = of prime importance, of paramount importance.
    * de segunda importancia = marginal, back burner, on the back burner, second in importance.
    * de segunda importancia en relación con = secondary to.
    * destacar la importa = underscore + importance.
    * destacar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * de suma importancia = of the utmost importance, of utmost importance.
    * de suprema importancia = of the highest significance.
    * de tercera importancia = tertiary.
    * de vital importancia = vitally important.
    * disminuir la importancia de = lessen + the importance of.
    * donde el tiempo es de suma importancia = time-critical.
    * en orden de importancia = in rank order, in order.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * ganar cada vez más importancia = go from + strength to strength, grow from + strength to strength.
    * ganar importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + strength, gain + prominence, grow in + significance, gain + significance, gain in + importance.
    * gente de poca importancia = small fry, the.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * importancia histórica = historical significance.
    * importancia primordial = key importance.
    * importancia + radicar = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + residir = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * importancia + yacer = the importance of + Nombre + lie.
    * minimizar la importancia = minimise + importance.
    * nada de importancia = nothing in particular.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a Algo = think + little of.
    * no darle demasiada importancia a + Infinitivo = think + nothing of + Gerundio.
    * no darle importancia a = think + very little about/of.
    * no percatarse de la importancia de Algo = have + no feeling for.
    * no poder dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = cannot + give + too much emphasis + to the importance of, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be stressed too strongly.
    * no se puede dejar de recalcar la importancia de Algo = the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overemphasised, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstressed, the importance of + Nombre + cannot be overstated.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * ordenar por orden de importancia = rank + in order.
    * orden decreciente de importancia = decreasing order of importance.
    * orden de importancia = significance order of terms, pecking order, significance order.
    * pérdida de importancia = demise, swing away from.
    * poca importancia = unimportance, low profile.
    * poner de relieve la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * prestar importancia a = place + weight on.
    * que le presta gran importancia a la cultura = culture-conscious.
    * quitar importancia = de-emphasise [de-emphasize, -USA], understate, trivialise [trivialize, -USA], minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * quitarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * realzar la importancia = heighten + importance.
    * recalcar la importancia de = stress + the importance of.
    * recibir importancia = enjoy + prominence.
    * remarcar la importancia = underline + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia = underscore + importance.
    * resaltar la importancia de = stress + the importance of, emphasise + the importance of, highlight + the importance of.
    * restar importancia = minimise + importance, downplay, gloss over, negate, soft-pedal.
    * restarle importancia a las cosas = make + light of things.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * subrayar la importancia = underline + importance, underscore + importance.
    * tema de secundaria importancia = footnote.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.

    * * *
    importance
    temas de gran importancia matters of great importance o significance o ( frml) of great import
    ésos son detalles sin importancia those are minor o unimportant o insignificant details
    trató de quitarle or restarle importancia al problema she tried to make light of the problem, she tried to play down the importance of the problem
    no debemos darle tanta importancia a este tema we should not make so much of this matter, we should not attach too much importance to this matter
    siento llegar tardeno tiene importancia I'm sorry I'm late — it doesn't matter
    ¿y eso qué importancia tiene? so what?
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    * * *

     

    importancia sustantivo femenino
    importance;

    quitarle importancia a algo to play down the importance of sth;
    detalles sin importancia minor o insignificant details;
    no tiene importancia it doesn't matter;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs
    importancia sustantivo femenino importance, significance: no te preocupes, no tiene importancia, don't worry, it's nothing
    el accidente fue de cierta importancia, the accident was quite serious
    dar importancia a, to attach importance to
    quitarle importancia a algo, to play down the importance of sthg
    sin importancia, unimportant
    ♦ Locuciones: darse importancia, to give oneself airs

    ' importancia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acento
    - acentuar
    - alta
    - alto
    - bagatela
    - calibre
    - cobrar
    - conceder
    - dimensión
    - énfasis
    - entidad
    - envergadura
    - escatológico
    - fallo
    - ignorar
    - incidir
    - insignificancia
    - insistir
    - interés
    - levedad
    - marcar
    - minúscula
    - minúsculo
    - niñería
    - palidecer
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - primera
    - primero
    - primordial
    - protagonismo
    - quitar
    - recalcar
    - relativa
    - relativo
    - relieve
    - representar
    - restar
    - revestir
    - subrayar
    - suceso
    - suma
    - sumo
    - talla
    - tontería
    - valor
    - vital
    - vuelo
    - alguno
    - capital
    English:
    account
    - attach
    - count
    - emphasize
    - importance
    - incidental
    - irrelevant
    - issue
    - light
    - little
    - major
    - matter
    - mind
    - minimize
    - minor
    - moment
    - momentous
    - override
    - paramount
    - play down
    - primary
    - prime
    - prominence
    - read
    - ride
    - shrug off
    - significance
    - smooth over
    - store
    - thrust forward
    - unimportant
    - vital
    - vitally
    - all
    - all right
    - consideration
    - descend
    - detail
    - emphasis
    - gloss
    - hot
    - import
    - magistrate
    - menial
    - play
    - small
    - trifling
    - utmost
    * * *
    importance;
    de importancia important, of importance;
    un tratamiento médico reservado a los casos de importancia a treatment reserved for serious cases;
    un arquitecto de importancia an important architect;
    recibió un golpe de cierta importancia he took a fairly heavy knock;
    adquirir o [m5] cobrar importancia to become important, to take on significance;
    dar importancia a algo to attach importance to sth;
    darse importancia to give oneself airs;
    no tiene importancia [no es importante] it's not important;
    [no pasa nada] it doesn't matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    ha sido un rasguño sin importancia it's only a little scratch;
    quitar o [m5] restar importancia a algo to play sth down
    * * *
    f importance;
    dar importancia a attach importance to;
    restar importancia a algo make light of sth, play sth down;
    tener importancia be important;
    no tiene importancia it’s not important, it doesn’t matter;
    sin importancia unimportant;
    darse importancia give o.s. airs
    * * *
    : importance
    * * *
    importancia n importance
    darse importancia to give yourself airs [pt. gave; pp. given]
    tener importancia to be important / to matter

    Spanish-English dictionary > importancia

  • 12 material1

    1 = equipment, material, matter, stuff, fare, infrastructure, fodder, material.
    Ex. A post-coordinate index depends upon specialised equipment and storage devices.
    Ex. It is my understanding that the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition, (AACR2) will prescribe the same entry rules for all materials.
    Ex. A plate is a leaf containing illustrative matter, with or without explanatory text, that does not form part of either the preliminary or the main sequences of pages or leaves.
    Ex. Rehyping old stuff as if it were new is not only annoyingly deceptive but doesn't sell any books to suspicious customers.
    Ex. Children seek education deliberately when they use the library to do their homework while many of the other borrowers are looking for recreational fare.
    Ex. Priority sectors are in energy, industry and infrastructure.
    Ex. The diverse range of perspectives represented provides fodder for lively debates.
    Ex. The material in the exhibition is organized into four thematic sections: objects used in daily life, funerary rites, religious items, and works of art.
    ----
    * archivero especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual archivist.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * bibliotecario especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual librarian.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en el material audiovisual = audiovisual librarianship.
    * buscar material = pursue + material.
    * catalogación de material no librario = non-book cataloguing.
    * censurar material = challenge + materials.
    * censuras a los materiales = challenges to materials.
    * centrado en el material impreso = print-centred [print-centered, -USA].
    * centro de material didáctico escolar = school resource centre.
    * ciencias de los materiales = materials sciences.
    * ciencia y tecnología de los materiales = materials science and technology.
    * colocación del material de vuelta en los estantes = shelving.
    * Conferencia Panafricana sobre Preservacion y Conservación de Material Bibli = Pan-African Conference on the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials.
    * desarrollo de material educativo = instructional development.
    * editor de material electrónico = electronic publisher [e-publisher].
    * editor de material multimedia = multimedia publisher.
    * envío de material = freight forwarding.
    * fondos de material audiovisual = AV holdings.
    * frecuencia de préstamo del material = turnover rate.
    * imprenta de material efímero = jobbing house, jobbing office, jobbing printer.
    * inmovilizado material = tangible assets.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * material anejo = accompanying material.
    * material audiovisual = a-v material, audiovisual item, audiovisual material, AV material, audiovisual aids, audiovisual media.
    * material bibliotecario = library stock, library materials.
    * material cartográfico = cartographic material.
    * material complementario = accompanying material.
    * material con copyright = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * material crítico = critical matter.
    * material de archivo = archival material, archive material.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * material de ayuda = help pack.
    * material de construcción = building material.
    * material de empaste = filling material.
    * material de encuadernación = covering material.
    * material de enseñanza programada = programmed material.
    * material de estudio = study material, course material, curriculum material, curriculum resource, study package.
    * material de fondo = backing.
    * material del centro de recursos = resource centre material.
    * material del curso = course material, curriculum material, curriculum resource.
    * material de lectura = reading material, reading matter.
    * material de lectura para adultos = adult reading matter.
    * material del rodillo = roller stock.
    * material de ocio = entertainment material.
    * material de oficina = office equipment, office supplies.
    * material de papelería = printing supplies.
    * material de referencia = reference material.
    * material de relleno = filler.
    * material de reserva = reserve stock.
    * material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
    * material didáctico = teaching material, learning materials, course material, curriculum material, study package, instructional material.
    * material didáctico de apoyo = study aide.
    * material didáctico entregado en clase = class handout.
    * material digital = digital media.
    * material docente = study material.
    * material documental de interés para los vecinos del barrio = community literature.
    * material donado de segunda mano = hand-me-down material.
    * material editado por el propio autor = self-published material.
    * material educativo = study material, teaching material, learning materials, study package, instructional material.
    * material efímero = ephemera, ephemeral, fugitive material, ephemeral material.
    * material electrónico = electronic material [e-material], online material.
    * materiales menores = minor materials.
    * material fotográfico = photographic material.
    * material genético = genetic material.
    * material gráfico = graphic material.
    * material histórico = historical material.
    * material impreso = print, print media, print material, offline material, printed material.
    * material inflamable = flammable material.
    * material informativo = information material.
    * material multimedia = media material, media title.
    * material no bibliográfico = non-book material.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * material no librario = non-book material.
    * material oculto = buried material.
    * material para adultos = adult materials.
    * material polémico = challenged materials.
    * material procedente del dragado = dredged material.
    * material protegido por el derecho de autor = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * material publicitario = publicity material, advertising material.
    * material que no es revista científica = non-journal material.
    * material radioactivo = radioactive material.
    * material reflectante = reflective material.
    * material renovable = renewable material.
    * material reprográfico = reprographic equipment.
    * material táctil = tactile material.
    * material técnico = technical equipment.
    * material tecnológico = technological equipment.
    * material termoplástico = thermoplastic.
    * material tipográfico = typographical equipment.
    * material y equipos de oficina = office supply and equipment.
    * orientado hacia el material impreso = print-centred [print-centered, -USA].
    * paquete de material didáctico = training package.
    * petición de material = material-finding enquiry.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * preservar material = preserve + material.
    * presupuesto para adquisición de material = capital budget.
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * proveedor de material de oficina = office supplier.
    * proveedor de materiales = materials vendor.
    * recoger material = gather + material.
    * reunir material = gather + material.
    * sala de material audiovisual = audiovisual room.
    * selección de material = materials selection.
    * suministrar material de equipo = supply + equipment.
    * suministro de material multimedia = media supply.
    * trabajo de impresión de material efímero = ephemeral jobbing.
    * trabajos de impresión de material efímero = jobbing work.
    * transporte de material = freight forwarding.
    * venta de material impreso = print sale.

    Spanish-English dictionary > material1

  • 13 presentar un reto

    (v.) = present + challenge, provide + challenge
    Ex. The number of languages in which libraries receive materials often presents challenges and difficulties for cataloguers.
    Ex. Indeed, this is one of the most delightful aspects of reference work, providing every day a new intellectual challenge.
    * * *
    (v.) = present + challenge, provide + challenge

    Ex: The number of languages in which libraries receive materials often presents challenges and difficulties for cataloguers.

    Ex: Indeed, this is one of the most delightful aspects of reference work, providing every day a new intellectual challenge.

    Spanish-English dictionary > presentar un reto

  • 14 ser capaz de hacer cualquier cosa por

    (v.) = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to
    Ex. Some library staff will go to almost any lengths to avoid challenges, criticism, and controversy over which titles and which kinds of materials should be made available to their communities.
    Ex. Writers and publishers go to great lengths to avoid the appearance of supporting or condoning homosexuality.
    * * *
    (v.) = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to

    Ex: Some library staff will go to almost any lengths to avoid challenges, criticism, and controversy over which titles and which kinds of materials should be made available to their communities.

    Ex: Writers and publishers go to great lengths to avoid the appearance of supporting or condoning homosexuality.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser capaz de hacer cualquier cosa por

  • 15 material

    adj.
    1 physical.
    2 real, actual (real).
    3 material, bodily.
    m.
    1 material (sustancia).
    material de desecho waste material
    2 equipment (instrumentos).
    material bélico war material
    materiales de construcción building materials
    material escolar school materials
    material de guerra war material
    material de oficina office stationery
    3 cloth, material.
    * * *
    1 (en general) material; (físico) physical
    2 (real) real
    1 (sustancia) material
    2 (conjunto de cosas) material, materials plural, equipment
    3 (datos, información) material
    \
    material escolar teaching material(s)
    material de guerra war material
    material de oficina office stationery
    materiales de construcción building materials
    materiales de desecho waste material sing
    * * *
    1. noun m. 2. adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [ayuda, valor etc] material
    2) (=físico) physical

    daños materiales — physical damage, damage to property

    3) (=real)

    la imposibilidad material de... — the physical impossibility of...

    2. SM
    1) (=materia) material
    2) (=equipo) equipment

    material bélico, material de guerra — war material, military equipment

    material móvil, material rodante — rolling stock

    3) (Tip) copy
    4) * (=cuero) leather
    5)

    de material LAm made of bricks, brick-built

    * * *
    I
    a) <necesidades/ayuda/valor> material

    daños materiales — damage to property, material damage

    b) <autor/causante> actual
    II
    1) (elemento, sustancia) material
    2)
    a) ( útiles) materials (pl)
    b) (datos, documentos, etc) material
    * * *
    I
    a) <necesidades/ayuda/valor> material

    daños materiales — damage to property, material damage

    b) <autor/causante> actual
    II
    1) (elemento, sustancia) material
    2)
    a) ( útiles) materials (pl)
    b) (datos, documentos, etc) material
    * * *
    material1
    1 = equipment, material, matter, stuff, fare, infrastructure, fodder, material.

    Ex: A post-coordinate index depends upon specialised equipment and storage devices.

    Ex: It is my understanding that the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition, (AACR2) will prescribe the same entry rules for all materials.
    Ex: A plate is a leaf containing illustrative matter, with or without explanatory text, that does not form part of either the preliminary or the main sequences of pages or leaves.
    Ex: Rehyping old stuff as if it were new is not only annoyingly deceptive but doesn't sell any books to suspicious customers.
    Ex: Children seek education deliberately when they use the library to do their homework while many of the other borrowers are looking for recreational fare.
    Ex: Priority sectors are in energy, industry and infrastructure.
    Ex: The diverse range of perspectives represented provides fodder for lively debates.
    Ex: The material in the exhibition is organized into four thematic sections: objects used in daily life, funerary rites, religious items, and works of art.
    * archivero especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual archivist.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * bibliotecario especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual librarian.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en el material audiovisual = audiovisual librarianship.
    * buscar material = pursue + material.
    * catalogación de material no librario = non-book cataloguing.
    * censurar material = challenge + materials.
    * censuras a los materiales = challenges to materials.
    * centrado en el material impreso = print-centred [print-centered, -USA].
    * centro de material didáctico escolar = school resource centre.
    * ciencias de los materiales = materials sciences.
    * ciencia y tecnología de los materiales = materials science and technology.
    * colocación del material de vuelta en los estantes = shelving.
    * Conferencia Panafricana sobre Preservacion y Conservación de Material Bibli = Pan-African Conference on the Preservation and Conservation of Library and Archival Materials.
    * desarrollo de material educativo = instructional development.
    * editor de material electrónico = electronic publisher [e-publisher].
    * editor de material multimedia = multimedia publisher.
    * envío de material = freight forwarding.
    * fondos de material audiovisual = AV holdings.
    * frecuencia de préstamo del material = turnover rate.
    * imprenta de material efímero = jobbing house, jobbing office, jobbing printer.
    * inmovilizado material = tangible assets.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * material anejo = accompanying material.
    * material audiovisual = a-v material, audiovisual item, audiovisual material, AV material, audiovisual aids, audiovisual media.
    * material bibliotecario = library stock, library materials.
    * material cartográfico = cartographic material.
    * material complementario = accompanying material.
    * material con copyright = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * material crítico = critical matter.
    * material de archivo = archival material, archive material.
    * material de arte = art material.
    * material de ayuda = help pack.
    * material de construcción = building material.
    * material de empaste = filling material.
    * material de encuadernación = covering material.
    * material de enseñanza programada = programmed material.
    * material de estudio = study material, course material, curriculum material, curriculum resource, study package.
    * material de fondo = backing.
    * material del centro de recursos = resource centre material.
    * material del curso = course material, curriculum material, curriculum resource.
    * material de lectura = reading material, reading matter.
    * material de lectura para adultos = adult reading matter.
    * material del rodillo = roller stock.
    * material de ocio = entertainment material.
    * material de oficina = office equipment, office supplies.
    * material de papelería = printing supplies.
    * material de referencia = reference material.
    * material de relleno = filler.
    * material de reserva = reserve stock.
    * material de tamaño mayor de lo normal = outsize material.
    * material didáctico = teaching material, learning materials, course material, curriculum material, study package, instructional material.
    * material didáctico de apoyo = study aide.
    * material didáctico entregado en clase = class handout.
    * material digital = digital media.
    * material docente = study material.
    * material documental de interés para los vecinos del barrio = community literature.
    * material donado de segunda mano = hand-me-down material.
    * material editado por el propio autor = self-published material.
    * material educativo = study material, teaching material, learning materials, study package, instructional material.
    * material efímero = ephemera, ephemeral, fugitive material, ephemeral material.
    * material electrónico = electronic material [e-material], online material.
    * materiales menores = minor materials.
    * material fotográfico = photographic material.
    * material genético = genetic material.
    * material gráfico = graphic material.
    * material histórico = historical material.
    * material impreso = print, print media, print material, offline material, printed material.
    * material inflamable = flammable material.
    * material informativo = information material.
    * material multimedia = media material, media title.
    * material no bibliográfico = non-book material.
    * material no devuelto = non-return.
    * material no impreso = non-print [nonprint], non-print media.
    * material no librario = non-book material.
    * material oculto = buried material.
    * material para adultos = adult materials.
    * material polémico = challenged materials.
    * material procedente del dragado = dredged material.
    * material protegido por el derecho de autor = copyright material, copyrighted material.
    * material publicitario = publicity material, advertising material.
    * material que no es revista científica = non-journal material.
    * material radioactivo = radioactive material.
    * material reflectante = reflective material.
    * material renovable = renewable material.
    * material reprográfico = reprographic equipment.
    * material táctil = tactile material.
    * material técnico = technical equipment.
    * material tecnológico = technological equipment.
    * material termoplástico = thermoplastic.
    * material tipográfico = typographical equipment.
    * material y equipos de oficina = office supply and equipment.
    * orientado hacia el material impreso = print-centred [print-centered, -USA].
    * paquete de material didáctico = training package.
    * petición de material = material-finding enquiry.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * preservar material = preserve + material.
    * presupuesto para adquisición de material = capital budget.
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * proveedor de material de oficina = office supplier.
    * proveedor de materiales = materials vendor.
    * recoger material = gather + material.
    * reunir material = gather + material.
    * sala de material audiovisual = audiovisual room.
    * selección de material = materials selection.
    * suministrar material de equipo = supply + equipment.
    * suministro de material multimedia = media supply.
    * trabajo de impresión de material efímero = ephemeral jobbing.
    * trabajos de impresión de material efímero = jobbing work.
    * transporte de material = freight forwarding.
    * venta de material impreso = print sale.

    material2
    2 = artifactual, material.

    Ex: Unless the filmed material is deemed of high artistic or artifactual value, it is subsequently pulped.

    Ex: His paintings suggest the possibility that material things can be transformed to accommodate a transcendent and spiritual vision.
    * beneficio material = material benefit.
    * causar daño material = cause + material injury.
    * daño material = material damage.
    * daño no material = immaterial damage.
    * mundo material = material world.
    * objeto material = material object.

    * * *
    1 ‹necesidades/ayuda› material; ‹valor› material
    los daños materiales eran graves the damage to property o the material damage was serious
    está muy apegado a los bienes materiales he is very materialistic, he cares a lot about material possessions
    2
    (uso enfático): no tengo tiempo material para cosértelo I really don't have time to sew it for you
    ante la imposibilidad material de asistir al acto since it was quite impossible for her to attend the ceremony
    3 ‹autor/causante› actual
    A
    1 (elemento, sustancia) material
    es un material muy flexible it is a very flexible material
    2
    ( RPl) ( Const): de material brick ( before n)
    Compuesto:
    ( ant); plastic
    B
    1 (útiles) materials (pl)
    2 (datos, documentos, etc) material
    está reuniendo material para el artículo she is collecting material for the article
    Compuestos:
    ( period); military equipment
    material de demoliciones or derribo
    reclaimed o secondhand building materials (pl)
    (probetas, retortas, etc) laboratory apparatus; (sustancias químicas) laboratory materials (pl)
    office stationery
    teaching materials (pl)
    school materials (pl), school things (pl) ( colloq)
    (papel, películas) photographic materials (pl); (lentes, filtros) photographic equipment
    material móvil or rodante
    rolling stock
    * * *

     

    material adjetivo
    a)necesidades/ayuda/valor material;

    daños materiales damage to property, material damage

    b)autor/causante actual

    ■ sustantivo masculino
    1 ( en general) material;

    2 ( útiles) materials (pl);

    material didáctico/escolar teaching/school materials (pl)
    material
    I adj (no espiritual) material, physical
    bienes materiales, material goods
    II sustantivo masculino material
    material informático, computer materials pl
    ' material' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absorbente
    - bélica
    - bélico
    - concha
    - corcho
    - de
    - empeñar
    - ser
    - flexible
    - heredar
    - hule
    - laminar
    - legar
    - legado
    - materia
    - ofimática
    - ordinaria
    - ordinario
    - oscurecer
    - oscurecerse
    - paño
    - penetrar
    - pintura
    - rígida
    - rigidez
    - rígido
    - ruda
    - rudo
    - sintética
    - sintético
    - sólida
    - solidez
    - sólido
    - tartán
    - tela
    - térmica
    - térmico
    - tolerancia
    - tratamiento
    - alambrada
    - algodón
    - apego
    - caída
    - carey
    - cartón
    - contraer
    - corte
    - cuadro
    - elasticidad
    - elástico
    English:
    ancillary
    - artwork
    - bronze
    - creature
    - effluent
    - equipment
    - flammable
    - flint
    - furnish
    - material
    - matter
    - perish
    - physical
    - raw material
    - resilience
    - resilient
    - rolling stock
    - stuff
    - supply
    - teaching materials
    - unrefined
    - comfort
    - deteriorate
    - earthenware
    - fencing
    - flaw
    - flimsy
    - glass
    - heavy
    - hokum
    - hole
    - impervious
    - inflexible
    - itchy
    - ivory
    - literature
    - making
    - man
    - oddment
    - of
    - over
    - padding
    - paper
    - plaid
    - pliable
    - pulp
    - raw
    - robust
    - rubbery
    - shape
    * * *
    adj
    1. [físico] physical;
    [consecuencias] material;
    los daños materiales fueron cuantiosos the physical damage o damage to property was considerable;
    el objeto robado no tenía ningún valor material the stolen object had no material o financial value
    2. [real] real, actual;
    el autor material del asesinato the person actually responsible for carrying out the murder;
    no hay tiempo material para discutir el problema there's simply no time to discuss the problem
    nm
    1. [sustancia] material
    material de desecho waste material;
    material genético genetic material;
    material refractario heat-resistant o fireproof material
    2. [datos, información] material;
    no hay suficiente material como para escribir una novela there isn't enough material to write a novel
    3. [instrumentos] equipment
    material audiovisual audiovisual equipment and material;
    material bélico military equipment;
    materiales de construcción building materials;
    material deportivo sports equipment;
    material didáctico teaching materials;
    material escolar school materials;
    material fotográfico photographic equipment;
    material fungible [desechable] disposable materials;
    Informát [cartuchos, disquetes] consumables;
    material de guerra war material;
    material de laboratorio laboratory materials;
    material de oficina office supplies
    4. Esp Fam [droga] gear, merchandise
    5. RP
    de material [de obra] built of brick, brick-built;
    una casa de material a house built of brick, a brick-built house
    * * *
    m/adj material
    * * *
    1) : material, physical, real
    2)
    daños materiales : property damage
    1) : material
    material de construcción: building material
    2) equipo: equipment, gear
    * * *
    1. (sustancia) material
    2. (equipo) equipment

    Spanish-English dictionary > material

  • 16 24 horas al día

    Ex. Digitization is a value-added way of making library collections and materials available around the world, around the clock.
    * * *

    Ex: Digitization is a value-added way of making library collections and materials available around the world, around the clock.

    Spanish-English dictionary > 24 horas al día

  • 17 Afganistán

    m.
    Afghanistan.
    * * *
    1 Afghanistan
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino Afghanistan
    * * *
    Ex. Conservation of archival materials in South Asian countries ( Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), is reviewed.
    * * *
    masculino Afghanistan
    * * *

    Ex: Conservation of archival materials in South Asian countries ( Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), is reviewed.

    * * *
    Afghanistan
    * * *

    Afganistán sustantivo masculino
    Afghanistan
    ' Afganistán' also found in these entries:
    English:
    Afghanistan
    * * *
    Afghanistan
    * * *
    m Afghanistan

    Spanish-English dictionary > Afganistán

  • 18 Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA)

    Ex. She's also been a member of ALA and CLA (Canadian Library Association) committees concerned with nonbook materials for the last ten years.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA)

  • 19 Bangladesh

    1 Bangladesh
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Conservation of archival materials in South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), is reviewed.
    * * *

    Ex: Conservation of archival materials in South Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka), is reviewed.

    * * *
    Bangladesh
    * * *
    Bangladesh [bangla'ðeʃ] n
    Bangladesh

    Spanish-English dictionary > Bangladesh

  • 20 Bolivia

    1 Bolivia
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino Bolivia
    * * *
    Ex. This article describes libraries, information sources and library materials with particular reference to South American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
    * * *
    femenino Bolivia
    * * *

    Ex: This article describes libraries, information sources and library materials with particular reference to South American countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

    * * *
    Bolivia
    * * *

    Bolivia sustantivo femenino
    Bolivia
    Bolivia sustantivo femenino Bolivia
    ' Bolivia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    boliviana
    - boliviano
    - Chaco
    - coya
    English:
    Bolivia
    * * *
    Bolivia
    * * *
    f Bolivia

    Spanish-English dictionary > Bolivia

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