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cinematic criticism

  • 1 apreciación del arte

    Ex. A case can also be made for using comic books to develop a sense of visual literacy, in much the same way that students are introduced to art appreciation or cinematic criticism = También se puede argumentar que el uso de los comics desarrolla las habilidades de interpretación de las imágenes, de la misma manera que se educa a los estudiantes a la apreciación del arte y a la crítica cinematográfica.
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    Ex: A case can also be made for using comic books to develop a sense of visual literacy, in much the same way that students are introduced to art appreciation or cinematic criticism = También se puede argumentar que el uso de los comics desarrolla las habilidades de interpretación de las imágenes, de la misma manera que se educa a los estudiantes a la apreciación del arte y a la crítica cinematográfica.

    Spanish-English dictionary > apreciación del arte

  • 2 cinematográfico

    adj.
    cinematographic, cinematic, film, movie.
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    1 cinematographic
    la industria cinematográfica the film industry, US the movie industry
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    ADJ film antes de s, cinematographic frm
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    - ca adjetivo movie (before n), film (BrE) (before n)
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    = cinematographic, filmic, cinematic.
    Ex. This article reviews the many different types of film being produced today, and defines many cinematographic terms.
    Ex. Criteria adopted for selection of film include the filmic treatment of major literary or theatrical works, milestones in the history of national cinemas, and cinematically innovative and challenging works by newcomers.
    Ex. Each video shot is logged using text descriptions, audio dialogue, and cinematic attributes.
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    * adaptación al cine, adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * crítica cinematográfica = cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * dirección cinematográfica = film direction.
    * director cinematográfico = film director.
    * estudio cinematográfico = film location, film studio.
    * industria cinematográfica, la = film making industry, the, film industry, the, movie industry, the.
    * laboratorio cinematográfico = film laboratory.
    * producción cinematográfica = film making [filmmaking].
    * productora cinematográfica = film company.
    * proyección cinematográfica = cinematographic projection, film projection.
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    - ca adjetivo movie (before n), film (BrE) (before n)
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    = cinematographic, filmic, cinematic.

    Ex: This article reviews the many different types of film being produced today, and defines many cinematographic terms.

    Ex: Criteria adopted for selection of film include the filmic treatment of major literary or theatrical works, milestones in the history of national cinemas, and cinematically innovative and challenging works by newcomers.
    Ex: Each video shot is logged using text descriptions, audio dialogue, and cinematic attributes.
    * adaptación al cine, adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * análisis cinematográfico = film analysis.
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * crítica cinematográfica = cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * dirección cinematográfica = film direction.
    * director cinematográfico = film director.
    * estudio cinematográfico = film location, film studio.
    * industria cinematográfica, la = film making industry, the, film industry, the, movie industry, the.
    * laboratorio cinematográfico = film laboratory.
    * producción cinematográfica = film making [filmmaking].
    * productora cinematográfica = film company.
    * proyección cinematográfica = cinematographic projection, film projection.

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    movie ( before n), film ( BrE) ( before n)
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    cinematográfico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    movie ( before n), film (BrE) ( before n)
    cinematográfico,-a adjetivo cinematographic
    industria cinematográfica, film o US movie industry

    ' cinematográfico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cinematográfica
    - western
    - guion
    English:
    known
    - news
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    cinematográfico, -a adj
    movie, Br film;
    guión cinematográfico movie o Br film script
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    adj movie atr
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    : movie, film, cinematic
    la industria cinematográfica: the film industry

    Spanish-English dictionary > cinematográfico

  • 3 crítica

    f.
    1 criticism, unfavorable commentary, unfavorable remark.
    2 critique, criticism, reviewal, review.
    3 criticizing, carping, rap, criticism.
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    1 (juicio, censura) criticism
    2 (prensa) review, write-up
    \
    hacer críticas to criticize
    ser dado,-a a las críticas to be very critical
    tener buena crítica to get good reviews
    crítica teatral theatre (US theater) column
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    1. f., (m. - crítico) 2. noun f.
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    SF
    1) (=censura) criticism

    recibir duras críticas — to be severely criticized, come in for severe criticism

    lanzó duras críticas contra el Gobierno — he levelled fierce criticism at the Government, he launched a fierce attack on the Government

    2) [en periódico, revista] review; (=ensayo, libro) critique
    3)

    la crítica(=los críticos) the critics pl

    4) (=actividad) criticism; (=chismes) gossip
    crítico
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    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
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    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.
    Ex. The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.
    Ex. The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    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 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex. Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex. This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    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. Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex. He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex. If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
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    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
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    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
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    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.

    Ex: The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.

    Ex: The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex: The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    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 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex: Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex: This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    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: Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex: He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex: If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.

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    A
    (ataque): ha sido recientemente objeto de numerosas críticas she has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism recently
    dirigió duras críticas contra el obispo he launched a fierce attack on o leveled fierce criticism at the bishop, he strongly attacked the bishop
    B ( Art, Espec, Lit)
    1 (reseña) review; (ensayo) critique
    la película ha recibido muy buenas críticas the movie has had very good reviews o ( colloq) write-ups
    2
    la crítica (los críticos) the critics (pl)
    su obra ha recibido los elogios de la crítica internacional her work has been well received by critics worldwide
    3 (actividad) criticism
    Compuesto:
    literary criticism
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    Del verbo criticar: ( conjugate criticar)

    critica es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    criticar    
    crítica
    criticar ( conjugate criticar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Art, Espec, Lit) ‹libro/película to review

    verbo intransitivo
    to gossip, backbite
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    a) (ataque, censura) criticism;



    ( ensayo) critique;

    la crítica ( los críticos) the critics (pl);
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    criticar
    I verbo transitivo to criticize
    II verbo intransitivo (murmurar) to gossip
    crítico,-a
    I adjetivo critical
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino critic
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    1 (censura) criticism
    2 Prensa review: esta película tiene muy mala crítica, this film has got very bad reviews
    3 (los críticos profesionales) critics
    ' crítica' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ámbito
    - delgada
    - delgado
    - denuncia
    - denunciar
    - feroz
    - radical
    - severa
    - severo
    - trance
    - bueno
    - demoledor
    - despiadado
    - hacer
    - inoportuno
    - lanzar
    - mordaz
    - murmurar
    - pecho
    English:
    acclaim
    - accurate
    - book review
    - butt
    - chorus
    - criticism
    - damning
    - faultfinding
    - impervious
    - implicit
    - indictment
    - mild
    - open
    - pass
    - rave
    - reflection
    - review
    - sensitive
    - temper
    - uncalled-for
    - unfair
    - unfavorable
    - unfavourable
    - veiled
    - critically
    - touch
    - write
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    1. [juicio, análisis] review;
    esa novela ha recibido muy buenas críticas that novel has had very good reviews
    crítica cinematográfica film o movie criticism;
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    2. [conjunto de críticos]
    la crítica the critics
    3. [ataque] criticism;
    le han llovido muchas críticas he has received a barrage of criticism;
    lanzó duras críticas contra el proyecto she severely criticized the project
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    f criticism;
    muchas críticas a lot of criticism
    I adj critical
    II m, crítica f critic
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    1) : criticism
    2) : review, critique
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    1. (juicio, censura) criticism
    2. (reseña) review
    3. (críticos) critics

    Spanish-English dictionary > crítica

  • 4 crítica cinematográfica

    (n.) = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism
    Ex. Current news, weather, travel information, home shopping, airline reservations, consumer information, film reviews and sports news are available.
    Ex. A case can also be made for using comic books to develop a sense of visual literacy, in much the same way that students are introduced to art appreciation or cinematic criticism = También se puede argumentar que el uso de los comics desarrolla las habilidades de interpretación de las imágenes, de la misma manera que se educa a los estudiantes a la apreciación del arte y a la crítica cinematográfica.
    Ex. The author discusses problems with the database and searching for film criticisms.
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    (n.) = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism

    Ex: Current news, weather, travel information, home shopping, airline reservations, consumer information, film reviews and sports news are available.

    Ex: A case can also be made for using comic books to develop a sense of visual literacy, in much the same way that students are introduced to art appreciation or cinematic criticism = También se puede argumentar que el uso de los comics desarrolla las habilidades de interpretación de las imágenes, de la misma manera que se educa a los estudiantes a la apreciación del arte y a la crítica cinematográfica.
    Ex: The author discusses problems with the database and searching for film criticisms.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crítica cinematográfica

  • 5 mordaz

    adj.
    1 caustic, biting.
    2 sarcastic, bitter, biting, bitterly severe.
    3 mordant, biting, sour, stinging.
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    1 mordant, sarcastic
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    adj.
    sarcastic, biting
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    ADJ [crítica, persona] sharp, scathing; [estilo] incisive; [humor] caustic
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    adjetivo <estilo/lenguaje> scathing, caustic; < crítica> sharp, scathing
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    = trenchant, scathing, searing, stinging, caustic, salty [saltier -comp., saltiest -sup.], pungent, sarcastic, blistering, spiky [spikier -comp., spikiest -sup.], vitriolic, waspish.
    Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
    Ex. Fish is particularly scathing about reactionaries in the academic world who resort to a version of scaremongering about 'political correctness,' deconstruction, and other bogies.
    Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    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. While her characters are frequently intrinsic to theme and plot, her most caustic scenes deflate academic ambition and pretension.
    Ex. Serious questions which face us may often be better understood when a modicum of salty satire is applied.
    Ex. The studies reported here addressed the question of whether the pungent element in chilies, capsaicin, suppresses taste and flavor intensity.
    Ex. 'Listen!' he growled, in a tone so dry, sarcastic and acrid that not another word was needed to indicate that he was not about to be upstaged by a 24 year old.
    Ex. Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    Ex. This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex. This magazine had a particular interest in curious stories of libraries and bookmen, and was abundant in criticism both humorous and vitriolic.
    Ex. Harwood is excellent -- saucy and coquettish and really waspish in her subsequent vitriolic exchanges with the irate Marcello.
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    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * de forma mordaz = pungently.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.
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    adjetivo <estilo/lenguaje> scathing, caustic; < crítica> sharp, scathing
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    = trenchant, scathing, searing, stinging, caustic, salty [saltier -comp., saltiest -sup.], pungent, sarcastic, blistering, spiky [spikier -comp., spikiest -sup.], vitriolic, waspish.

    Ex: However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.

    Ex: Fish is particularly scathing about reactionaries in the academic world who resort to a version of scaremongering about 'political correctness,' deconstruction, and other bogies.
    Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    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: While her characters are frequently intrinsic to theme and plot, her most caustic scenes deflate academic ambition and pretension.
    Ex: Serious questions which face us may often be better understood when a modicum of salty satire is applied.
    Ex: The studies reported here addressed the question of whether the pungent element in chilies, capsaicin, suppresses taste and flavor intensity.
    Ex: 'Listen!' he growled, in a tone so dry, sarcastic and acrid that not another word was needed to indicate that he was not about to be upstaged by a 24 year old.
    Ex: Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    Ex: This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex: This magazine had a particular interest in curious stories of libraries and bookmen, and was abundant in criticism both humorous and vitriolic.
    Ex: Harwood is excellent -- saucy and coquettish and really waspish in her subsequent vitriolic exchanges with the irate Marcello.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * de forma mordaz = pungently.
    * mordaz en sus comentarios = sharp of tongue.

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    ‹estilo/lenguaje› scathing, caustic, incisive; ‹crítica› sharp, scathing
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    mordaz adjetivo ‹estilo/lenguaje scathing, caustic;
    crítica sharp, scathing
    mordaz adjetivo biting, scathing: me gusta leer sus mordaces comentarios acerca de los programas de la tele, I like reading his biting commentary on TV programmes
    ' mordaz' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    corrosiva
    - corrosivo
    - afilado
    English:
    abrasive
    - acid
    - barbed
    - biting
    - caustic
    - cutting
    - damning
    - denunciation
    - incisive
    - pointed
    - scathing
    - sharp
    - dry
    - dryness
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    mordaz adj
    caustic
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    adj biting, sharp
    * * *
    mordaz adj
    : caustic, scathing

    Spanish-English dictionary > mordaz

  • 6 virulento

    adj.
    1 virulent, baneful.
    2 cankered.
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    1 virulent
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    - ta adjetivo virulent
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    = virulent, searing, virulently, vitriolic, blistering.
    Ex. It is easy to become carried away by the sheer size of the so-called 'information explosion' and to regard the growth of literature as a phenomenon as threatening to civilization as a virulent epidemic or the 'population explosion' in the third world.
    Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex. This work presents a startling contrast to the virulently anti-Catholic sentiments prevalent in 18th-century popular writing.
    Ex. This magazine had a particular interest in curious stories of libraries and bookmen, and was abundant in criticism both humorous and vitriolic.
    Ex. Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    ----
    * ataque virulento = blistering attack.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo virulent
    * * *
    = virulent, searing, virulently, vitriolic, blistering.

    Ex: It is easy to become carried away by the sheer size of the so-called 'information explosion' and to regard the growth of literature as a phenomenon as threatening to civilization as a virulent epidemic or the 'population explosion' in the third world.

    Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    Ex: This work presents a startling contrast to the virulently anti-Catholic sentiments prevalent in 18th-century popular writing.
    Ex: This magazine had a particular interest in curious stories of libraries and bookmen, and was abundant in criticism both humorous and vitriolic.
    Ex: Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    * ataque virulento = blistering attack.

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    1 ( Med) virulent
    2 ‹ataque/crítica› virulent, violent
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    virulento,-a adjetivo virulent
    ' virulento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    virulenta
    English:
    fierce
    - virulent
    * * *
    virulento, -a adj
    1. [epidemia, crítica, conflicto] virulent, fierce
    2. [virus, microorganismo] virulent
    * * *
    adj MED, fig
    virulent
    * * *
    virulento, -ta adj
    : virulent

    Spanish-English dictionary > virulento

  • 7 BTI (Indice Británico de Tecnología)

    Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > BTI (Indice Británico de Tecnología)

  • 8 Indice Británico de Tecnología (BTI)

    Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Indice Británico de Tecnología (BTI)

  • 9 a coro

    adv.
    in a chorus, in unison.
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    figurado all together
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    = with one voice, in unison
    Ex. There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
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    = with one voice, in unison

    Ex: There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.

    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

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  • 10 a la vez

    at the same time, at once
    * * *
    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex. However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    a la vez (que)
    = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with

    Ex: Hand in hand with this comes the need for nurses to be able to question, evaluate and reflect on existing practice.

    Ex: Libraries as vital institutions of public culture are currently facing a crisis cum challenge.
    Ex: Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex: Good literature, in order to fulfil the demands of the time, must move in unison with society, keeping control over its speed.

    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex: However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vez

  • 11 a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad

    Ex. The article ' Turnabout is fair play' discusses a clause of US copyright law that lets scholars excerpt for purposes of criticism, scholarship and education, as long as the excerpts meet certain criteria.
    * * *

    Ex: The article ' Turnabout is fair play' discusses a clause of US copyright law that lets scholars excerpt for purposes of criticism, scholarship and education, as long as the excerpts meet certain criteria.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad

  • 12 acusar1

    1 = accuse, make + accusation, charge, litigate, face + charges, arraign, indict, denounce, recreminate, reprove, reproach, single out, single out for + criticism, point + (a/the) finger(s) at.
    Ex. He accused her of lying when they said she was at the movies when she had called in sick.
    Ex. From time to time the accusation is made that libraries are run for the convenience of the staff.
    Ex. In June '90, DIALOG Information services filed an antitrust suit against the American Chemical Society (ACS) charging that the Society had damaged the company.
    Ex. The resources provided are to assist the personal injury attorneys litigating medical malpractice claims.
    Ex. This article consider some hypothetical situations in which information providers might face charges of negligence.
    Ex. 25.5 percent of the 247 juveniles arraigned in 3 months alone in 1989 had handicapping conditions.
    Ex. Another problem with the statistical analysis used to indict this and similar schools was the sample.
    Ex. Some of the rules were imposed on Panizzi by the Trustees of the British Museum, and Panizzi could only join his critics in denouncing those rules, such as the rules for entry of anonymous publications.
    Ex. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote: 'Experience informs us that the first defense of weak minds is to recriminate'.
    Ex. The person reproving his friend must understand that before he can reprove someone else, he must first reprove himself.
    Ex. The Governor, it is learnt, sternly reproached the party for putting the public to inconvenience for the last two days.
    Ex. Conference proceedings are singled out for special attention because they are an important category of material in relation to abstracting and indexing publications.
    Ex. Though what exactly constitutes moral decay is debatable, one group traditionally has been singled out for criticism, namely young people.
    Ex. It is easy to point the fingers at the refs.
    ----
    * acusar a Alguien = confront + Alguien + with accusation.
    * acusar de = lambast [lambaste], make + Nombre + out to be.
    * ser acusado de delito criminal = face + criminal charge.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acusar1

  • 13 admisión

    f.
    1 admission, entry, access, admittance.
    2 admission, acknowledgement, acceptance, confession.
    3 intake, inlet.
    * * *
    1 admission
    2 (aceptación) acceptance
    3 TÉCNICA inlet, intake
    \
    'Reservado el derecho de admisión' "The management reserves the right to refuse admission"
    plazo de admisión closing date
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=entrada) [en club, organización] admission; [en universidad] acceptance

    acto de admisión — (Jur) validation ( of a suit)

    2) [de error] acceptance
    3) (Mec) intake, inlet
    * * *
    a) ( aceptación) admission

    examen or prueba de admisión — entrance examination o test

    b) ( de error) admission
    * * *
    = admission, membership, admittance, entry, admission.
    Ex. This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
    Ex. The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex. New rules have made it possible to show films publicly with free admittance.
    Ex. The entry, change, and extraction of word and phrases from abstracts is described in detail in Chapter 9.
    Ex. Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
    ----
    * admisión diferida = deferred admission.
    * colector de admisión = air intake manifold, intake manifold.
    * cuota de admisión = intake.
    * válvula de admisión = intake valve, throttle.
    * * *
    a) ( aceptación) admission

    examen or prueba de admisión — entrance examination o test

    b) ( de error) admission
    * * *
    = admission, membership, admittance, entry, admission.

    Ex: This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.

    Ex: The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex: New rules have made it possible to show films publicly with free admittance.
    Ex: The entry, change, and extraction of word and phrases from abstracts is described in detail in Chapter 9.
    Ex: Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
    * admisión diferida = deferred admission.
    * colector de admisión = air intake manifold, intake manifold.
    * cuota de admisión = intake.
    * válvula de admisión = intake valve, throttle.

    * * *
    A
    1 (aceptación) admission
    examen or prueba de admisión entrance examination o test
    el plazo de admisión de solicitudes finaliza mañana the closing date for receipt of applications is tomorrow
    [ S ] reservado el derecho de admisión right of admission reserved, the management reserves the right to refuse admission
    2 (de un error) admission
    B ( Auto, Mec) inlet
    ciclo de admisión induction cycle
    * * *

    admisión sustantivo femenino
    admission;
    examen or prueba de admisión entrance examination o test
    admisión sustantivo femenino admission
    reservado el derecho de admisión, the management reserves the right to refuse admission
    ' admisión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    derecha
    - derecho
    - ingreso
    - examen
    English:
    entrance
    - membership
    - admission
    * * *
    1. [de persona] admission;
    [de solicitudes] acceptance;
    reservado el derecho de admisión [en letrero] the management reserves the right to refuse admission;
    mañana se abre el plazo de admisión de solicitudes applications may be made from tomorrow
    2. [de error, culpa] admission
    3. Tec induction
    * * *
    f admission;
    derecho de admisión right of admission
    * * *
    admisión nf, pl - siones : admission, admittance
    * * *
    admisión n admission / membership

    Spanish-English dictionary > admisión

  • 14 afeitado2

    2 = shaven.
    Ex. Lodge Kerrigan's 'Clean, Shaven' is a blistering piece of cinematic inventiveness and a young director's low-budget first feature.
    ----
    * bien afeitado = clean shaven.

    Spanish-English dictionary > afeitado2

  • 15 aguantar el acoso de

    (v.) = run + the gauntlet of
    Ex. Sometimes running the gauntlet of criticism and ridicule allows an opportunity for defending oneself.
    * * *
    (v.) = run + the gauntlet of

    Ex: Sometimes running the gauntlet of criticism and ridicule allows an opportunity for defending oneself.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aguantar el acoso de

  • 16 agudo

    adj.
    1 sharp, smart, keen, astute.
    2 intense, severe, fierce, excruciating.
    3 high-pitched, sharp, shrill, piping.
    4 acute, clever, keen, insightful.
    5 witty, clever.
    6 pointed, acute, sharp-edged.
    7 acute.
    8 oxytone, accented in the last syllable, oxytonic, with a stronger phonetic accent on last syllable.
    Acordeón es una palabra aguda "Acordeon" is accented in the last syllable...
    m.
    high-pitch note, treble.
    * * *
    1 (afilado) sharp
    2 (dolor) acute
    4 figurado (sentido) sharp, keen
    5 (voz) high-pitched
    6 (sonido) treble, high
    7 LINGÚÍSTICA (palabra) oxytone; (acento) acute
    * * *
    (f. - aguda)
    adj.
    1) sharp, acute
    2) high, high-pitched
    3) clever, witty
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=afilado) [filo] sharp; [instrumento] sharp, pointed
    2) (=intenso) [enfermedad, dolor] acute; [acento] acute
    3) [ángulo] acute
    4) (=incisivo) [mente, sentido] sharp, keen; [ingenio] ready, lively; [crítica] penetrating; [observación] smart, clever; [pregunta] acute, searching
    5) (=gracioso) witty
    6) (Mús) [nota] high, high-pitched; [voz, sonido] piercing
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <filo/punta> sharp
    b) < ángulo> acute
    2)
    a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; < nota> high
    b) < dolor> ( duradero) intense, acute; ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) < crisis> severe
    d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
    3)
    a) ( perspicaz) < persona> quick-witted, sharp; < comentario> shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
    c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
    4) < palabra> stressed on the last syllable; < acento> acute
    * * *
    = keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].
    Ex. Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.
    Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex. However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
    Ex. This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex. In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex. In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
    Ex. His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    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. The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
    Ex. The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
    Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex. As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
    Ex. She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex. So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
    ----
    * acento agudo = acute.
    * de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
    * dolor agudo = twinge.
    * Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
    * infección aguda = acute infection.
    * miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
    * SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) <filo/punta> sharp
    b) < ángulo> acute
    2)
    a) <voz/sonido> high-pitched; < nota> high
    b) < dolor> ( duradero) intense, acute; ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) < crisis> severe
    d) <aumento/descenso> sharp
    3)
    a) ( perspicaz) < persona> quick-witted, sharp; < comentario> shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) <comentario/persona> witty
    c) <sentido/instinto> sharp
    4) < palabra> stressed on the last syllable; < acento> acute
    * * *
    = keen [keener -comp., keenest -sup.], sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], trenchant, witty [wittier -comp., wittiest -sup.], perceptive, acute, searing, stinging, heightened, high-pitched, penetrating, razor-sharp, keen-witted, pointy [pointier -comp., pointiest - sup.].

    Ex: Formal logic used to be a keen instrument in the hands of the teacher in his trying of students' souls.

    Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex: However, both BTI and LCSH occasionally use headings of this kind, though one could argue strongly that these are out of place in direct entry methods, and they come in for trenchant criticism from Metcalfe.
    Ex: This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex: In their profound and perceptive essay on professionalism, Mary Lee Bundy and Paul Wasserman write at some length on this extraordinary phenomenon, 'the essential timidity of responsibility for solving informational problems and providing unequivocal answers'.
    Ex: In some areas of study, notably the social sciences, the problems vocabulary are acute.
    Ex: His searing and rigorously logical analysis of the '1949 ALA Rules for Entry' is one of my favorite pieces of writing on cataloging.
    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: The heightened level of community awareness has led some local authorities to take the initiative and to become information disseminators in their own right.
    Ex: The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
    Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex: As mentioned in the first part, developing a razor-sharp memory is not going to occur overnight.
    Ex: She is famous for her series featuring homicide detective Peter Decker and his keen-witted, beautiful wife.
    Ex: So much so that my canines (or eye-teeth, they're the pointy ones) ended up growing over my incisors/first molars rather than between them.
    * acento agudo = acute.
    * de vista aguda = sharp-eyed.
    * dolor agudo = twinge.
    * Enfermedad + aguda = acute + Enfermedad, a bad case of + Enfermedad.
    * infección aguda = acute infection.
    * miastenia aguda = myasthenia gravis.
    * SARS (Síndrome Respiratorio Agudo y Grave) = SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome).

    * * *
    agudo -da
    A
    1 ‹filo/punta› sharp
    2 ‹ángulo› acute
    B
    1 ‹voz› high-pitched; (irritante) shrill; ‹sonido› high-pitched; (irritante) piercing; ‹nota› high
    2 ‹dolor› (duradero) intense, acute; (momentáneo) sharp
    3 ‹crisis› severe
    4 ‹aumento/descenso› sharp
    un agudo descenso del índice de mortalidad a sharp fall in the death rate
    C
    1 (perspicaz) ‹persona› quick-witted, sharp; ‹observación/comentario› shrewd; ‹pregunta› shrewd, searching
    2 (gracioso) ‹comentario/persona› witty
    3 ‹vista› sharp; ‹oído› sharp, acute; ‹sentido/instinto› keen, sharp
    D
    1 ‹palabra› stressed on the last syllable
    2 ‹acento› acute
    * * *

     

    agudo
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    1
    a)filo/punta sharp

    b) ángulo acute

    2
    a)voz/sonido high-pitched;

    nota high
    b) dolor› ( duradero) intense, acute;

    ( momentáneo) sharp
    c) crisis severe

    d)aumento/descenso sharp

    3

    comentario shrewd
    b) ( gracioso) ‹comentario/persona witty

    c)sentido/instinto sharp

    agudo,-a adjetivo
    1 (sensación, enfermedad) acute
    2 (tono de voz) high-pitched
    (sonido) treble, high
    3 (ingenioso) witty
    4 (oído, vista, olfato) sharp, keen
    ' agudo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguda
    - fina
    - fino
    - ingeniosa
    - ingenioso
    - lista
    - listo
    - sagaz
    - estridente
    - ladino
    - pinchazo
    - pitido
    - quejido
    English:
    acute
    - crack
    - high
    - high-pitched
    - keen
    - piping
    - quick
    - quick-witted
    - raging
    - sharp
    - shrill
    - witty
    - yap
    * * *
    agudo, -a
    adj
    1. [filo, punta] sharp
    2. [vista, olfato] keen
    3. [crisis, problema, enfermedad] serious, acute
    4. [dolor] intense;
    sentí un dolor agudo al mover el brazo I felt a sharp pain when I moved my arm
    5. [sonido, voz] high, high-pitched
    6. [perspicaz] [persona] sharp, shrewd;
    [ingenio] keen, sharp
    7. [ingenioso] witty;
    estás muy agudo you're on form o very witty today;
    Irónico
    ¡muy agudo! [cuando algo no es gracioso] very clever o funny!;
    [cuando algo es evidente] very observant!
    8. Gram [palabra] stressed on the last syllable
    9. Gram [tilde] acute
    nm
    agudos [sonidos] treble
    * * *
    adj
    1 acute
    2 ( afilado) sharp
    3 sonido high-pitched
    4 ( perspicaz) sharp
    :
    acento agudo acute accent
    * * *
    agudo, -da adj
    1) : acute, sharp
    2) : shrill, high-pitched
    3) perspicaz: clever, shrewd
    * * *
    agudo adj
    1. (en general) sharp
    2. (sonido, voz) high / high pitched
    3. (ángulo, dolor) acute
    4. (comentario) witty [comp. wittier; superl. wittiest]
    5. (sentido) keen
    "sofá" es una palabra aguda the accent is on the last syllable in "sofá"

    Spanish-English dictionary > agudo

  • 17 ahorrar

    v.
    to save.
    * * *
    1 (dinero, energía, etc) to save
    lo gasta todo, no ahorra nada she spends it and and saves nothing
    2 (molestia, problema) to save, spare
    1 to save oneself
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ dinero, energía, tiempo, trabajo] to save
    2) (=evitar) [+ disgustos, molestias, problemas] to save; [+ peligro] to avoid

    no ahorrar ataques/críticas contra algn — to show no mercy in one's attacks/criticism of sb

    no ahorrar esfuerzos — to spare no effort, be unstinting in one's efforts

    3) †† [+ esclavo] to free
    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <dinero/energía/agua> to save; < tiempo> to save
    2) ( evitar) <molestia/viaje> (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    2.
    ahorrar vi to save
    3.
    ahorrarse v pron (enf)
    a) < dinero> to save (oneself)
    b) ( evitarse) <molestia/viaje> to save oneself
    * * *
    = make + savings, save, cut + corners, make + economies.
    Ex. By replacing parts of photocopying services with advanced personal computer technology libraries should make savings sufficient to pay royalty for each page copied.
    Ex. In strong contrast to, say, television sets and instant coffee, where the consumer may save by shopping around, there is no advantage to be gained by going to one shop rather than another for a book so far as price is concerned.
    Ex. Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.
    Ex. Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    ----
    * ahorrar dinero = save + money.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * ahorrar energía = save + energy.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorrar la molestia a Alguien = spare + Nombre + a problem.
    * ahorrar mano de obra = save + manpower.
    * ahorrar molestias = save + trouble.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen tiempos difíciles = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrarse = shave off.
    * ahorrarse la molestia de = obviate + the need for.
    * ahorrarse la necesidad de = circumvent + the need to.
    * ahorrar tiempo = save + time.
    * ahorrar tiempo de escritura = save + typing.
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * que ahorran dinero = dollar-saving.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <dinero/energía/agua> to save; < tiempo> to save
    2) ( evitar) <molestia/viaje> (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    2.
    ahorrar vi to save
    3.
    ahorrarse v pron (enf)
    a) < dinero> to save (oneself)
    b) ( evitarse) <molestia/viaje> to save oneself
    * * *
    = make + savings, save, cut + corners, make + economies.

    Ex: By replacing parts of photocopying services with advanced personal computer technology libraries should make savings sufficient to pay royalty for each page copied.

    Ex: In strong contrast to, say, television sets and instant coffee, where the consumer may save by shopping around, there is no advantage to be gained by going to one shop rather than another for a book so far as price is concerned.
    Ex: Consequently, we would probably often consider cutting corners and not effecting the change under all of the added entries.
    Ex: Further economies could perhaps be made by taking a closer look at the way in which our university libraries are used.
    * ahorrar dinero = save + money.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * ahorrar energía = save + energy.
    * ahorrar espacio = conserve + space, save + space.
    * ahorrar la molestia a Alguien = spare + Nombre + a problem.
    * ahorrar mano de obra = save + manpower.
    * ahorrar molestias = save + trouble.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen las vacas flacas = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrar para cuando lleguen tiempos difíciles = save for + a rainy day.
    * ahorrarse = shave off.
    * ahorrarse la molestia de = obviate + the need for.
    * ahorrarse la necesidad de = circumvent + the need to.
    * ahorrar tiempo = save + time.
    * ahorrar tiempo de escritura = save + typing.
    * ahorrar un montón = save + a bundle, save + a ton.
    * ahorrar un montón de dinero = save + a ton of money.
    * destinado a ahorrar dinero = money-saving.
    * que ahorran dinero = dollar-saving.

    * * *
    ahorrar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹dinero› (guardar) to save; (pagar de menos) to save
    el dinero que hemos ahorrado para cuando me jubile the money we've set aside o put by o saved for my retirement
    compre dos y ahorre 500 pesos buy two and save 500 pesos
    2 ‹energía/agua› to save
    para ahorrar tiempo to save time
    quiero ahorrar energías para el viernes I want to save o conserve my energy for Friday
    los atacó a todos sin ahorrar críticas a su propio equipo he attacked everyone without sparing his own team (from criticism)
    B ‹molestia› (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    quisiera poder ahorrarle ese mal rato I wanted to save o spare you (from) having to go through that
    me ahorrarías el viaje you would save me a trip
    ■ ahorrar
    vi
    to save
    si lo quieres comprar vas a tener que ahorrar if you want to buy it you're going to have to save up o save some money
    en lugar de ahorrar se lo gasta todo en discos instead of saving (his money) he spends it all on records
    ( enf)
    1 ‹dinero› to save (oneself)
    2 ‹disgusto/viaje› to save oneself; ‹molestia› to spare oneself, save oneself
    si no se lo cuentas te ahorrarás problemas you'll save yourself a lot of trouble if you don't tell him
    te podrías haber ahorrado el viaje you could have saved yourself the trip
    * * *

     

    ahorrar ( conjugate ahorrar) verbo transitivo
    1dinero/energía/agua to save;
    tiempo to save
    2 ( evitar) ‹molestia/viaje› (+ me/te/le etc) to save, spare
    verbo intransitivo
    to save
    ahorrarse verbo pronominal ( enf)

    b) ( evitarse) ‹molestia/viaje to save oneself

    ahorrar verbo transitivo
    1 to save
    2 (evitar) to spare: este camino nos ahorra pasar por el centro, this road saves us having to go through the centre
    ' ahorrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    tanta
    - tanto
    - evitar
    English:
    conserve
    - economize
    - lay aside
    - put aside
    - put away
    - put by
    - save
    - save up
    - set aside
    - put
    - set
    - to
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dinero] to save;
    ahorró tres millones she saved three million;
    comprando a granel ahorras bastante dinero you can save quite a lot of money by buying in bulk
    2. [economizar] [energía] to save;
    es importante ahorrar agua it's important to save water;
    por esta carretera ahorras tiempo it's quicker if you take this road;
    lo haremos aquí para ahorrar tiempo we'll do it here to save time
    3. [evitar]
    gracias, me has ahorrado un viaje thank you, you've saved me a journey;
    ahórrame los detalles spare me the details;
    no ahorraremos esfuerzos para conseguir nuestro propósito we will spare no effort to achieve our aim;
    no se lo voy a contar para ahorrarle un disgusto I'm not going to tell him, so as not to upset him
    vi
    to save;
    es incapaz de ahorrar he doesn't know how to save (money)
    * * *
    I v/t save;
    ahorrar algo a alguien save s.o. (from) sth;
    no ahorrar sacrificios make all sorts of sacrifices
    II v/i save (up)
    * * *
    1) : to save (money)
    2) : to spare, to conserve
    : to save up
    * * *
    ahorrar vb to save

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahorrar

  • 18 al unísono

    adv.
    in chorus, in unison, en bloc, simultaneously.
    * * *
    in unison
    * * *
    = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison
    Ex. Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex. The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
    Ex. There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    = in concert, unison, with one voice, in unison

    Ex: Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.

    Ex: The film seemed like a cross between theatrics and hippiedom, including the disembowelment of a bull, a unison hooting of brass bands, and the creation of paintings by dripping blood onto white surfaces.
    Ex: There is something depressing about people demonstrating solidarity for ethnic separation with 'one voice'.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al unísono

  • 19 animadversión

    f.
    1 animosity, antagonism, ill will.
    2 criticism.
    * * *
    1 antagonism, hostility, ill will, animosity
    \
    sentir animadversión por alguien to feel hostile towards somebody
    * * *
    SF ill will, antagonism
    * * *
    femenino antagonism, hostility

    animadversión hacia or por algo/alguien — hostility toward(s) something/somebody

    siento animadversión hacia élI feel hostile o antagonistic toward(s) him

    * * *
    = animadversion, enmity, animosity, ill will.
    Ex. The article ' animadversions on library morale' discusses some of the factors that can influence the morale of library staff.
    Ex. The author concludes that the 6 major threats are: error; embezzlement; eavesdropping; espionage; enmity; and extortion.
    Ex. Working as a cataloguer and reference librarian helps diminish animosities that may exist between the 2 groups and promotes understanding and cooperation.
    Ex. On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.
    * * *
    femenino antagonism, hostility

    animadversión hacia or por algo/alguien — hostility toward(s) something/somebody

    siento animadversión hacia élI feel hostile o antagonistic toward(s) him

    * * *
    = animadversion, enmity, animosity, ill will.

    Ex: The article ' animadversions on library morale' discusses some of the factors that can influence the morale of library staff.

    Ex: The author concludes that the 6 major threats are: error; embezzlement; eavesdropping; espionage; enmity; and extortion.
    Ex: Working as a cataloguer and reference librarian helps diminish animosities that may exist between the 2 groups and promotes understanding and cooperation.
    Ex: On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.

    * * *
    antagonism, hostility
    existe gran animadversión entre ellos there is a lot of antagonism o hostility o ill-will between them
    animadversión HACIA or POR algo/algn hostility TOWARD(S) sth/sb
    siento gran animadversión hacia él I feel extremely hostile o antagonistic toward(s) him, I feel a great deal of hostility o antagonism towards him
    * * *

    animadversión sustantivo femenino hostility, opposition, rejection: siento animadversión hacia esa persona, I have a lot of hostility toward that person
    ' animadversión' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ill
    * * *
    hostility;
    con su actitud se ganó la animadversión de sus compañeros her attitude made her unpopular with her colleagues;
    sentir animadversión hacia algo to be hostile towards sth;
    sentir animadversión hacia alguien to feel hostility towards sb
    * * *
    f antagonism, hostility
    * * *
    animadversión nf, pl - siones animosidad: animosity, antagonism

    Spanish-English dictionary > animadversión

  • 20 aplaudir

    v.
    to applaud, to clap.
    aplaudo su propuesta I applaud your proposal
    * * *
    1 to clap, applaud
    2 figurado (aprobar) to applaud, approve
    * * *
    verb
    to applaud, clap
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ actuación] to applaud
    2) (=aprobar) to welcome, approve
    2.
    VI (=dar palmadas) to applaud, clap
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to applaud
    2.
    aplaudir vi to applaud, clap
    * * *
    = applaud, cheer, clap, give + Nombre + a big hand.
    Ex. I'd like to applaud a great deal of the work that she and SRRT, and also Mr Berman, have done in their criticism of LC subject headings.
    Ex. I shall neither cheer nor mourn its passing from the current agenda because to do so would be to demonstrate a partisanship that was not presidential.
    Ex. Showstopper is a term used to indicate that some part of a show is so good that the audience literally stops the show by clapping.
    Ex. The two thousand-seat theater was almost full and the audience was receptive, laughed a lot and gave him a big hand for a number of the points he made.
    ----
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to applaud
    2.
    aplaudir vi to applaud, clap
    * * *
    = applaud, cheer, clap, give + Nombre + a big hand.

    Ex: I'd like to applaud a great deal of the work that she and SRRT, and also Mr Berman, have done in their criticism of LC subject headings.

    Ex: I shall neither cheer nor mourn its passing from the current agenda because to do so would be to demonstrate a partisanship that was not presidential.
    Ex: Showstopper is a term used to indicate that some part of a show is so good that the audience literally stops the show by clapping.
    Ex: The two thousand-seat theater was almost full and the audience was receptive, laughed a lot and gave him a big hand for a number of the points he made.
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.

    * * *
    aplaudir [I1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹actuación/artista› to applaud
    los aplaudieron a rabiar they applauded them wildly
    2 ‹decisión› to applaud
    aplaudo tu sensatez I admire o applaud your good sense
    ■ aplaudir
    vi
    to applaud, clap
    * * *

    aplaudir ( conjugate aplaudir) verbo transitivo
    to applaud
    verbo intransitivo
    to applaud, clap
    aplaudir verbo transitivo
    1 to clap, applaud
    2 figurado to applaud
    ' aplaudir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    palma
    English:
    acclaim
    - applaud
    - cheer
    - clap
    - wildly
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dar palmadas] to applaud;
    el público lo aplaudió a rabiar the audience applauded him wildly
    2. [aprobar] to applaud;
    aplaudo su propuesta I applaud your proposal
    vi
    to applaud, to clap
    * * *
    I v/i applaud, clap
    II v/t tb fig
    applaud
    * * *
    : to applaud
    * * *
    aplaudir vb to applaud

    Spanish-English dictionary > aplaudir

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