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  • 441 diagnóstico equivocado

    m.
    misdiagnosis.
    * * *
    (n.) = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.]
    Ex. The single most common cause of misdiagnosis is a doctor's failure to consider other possibilities after an initial diagnosis is reached.
    * * *
    (n.) = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.]

    Ex: The single most common cause of misdiagnosis is a doctor's failure to consider other possibilities after an initial diagnosis is reached.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diagnóstico equivocado

  • 442 diagnóstico incorrecto

    (n.) = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.]
    Ex. The single most common cause of misdiagnosis is a doctor's failure to consider other possibilities after an initial diagnosis is reached.
    * * *
    (n.) = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.]

    Ex: The single most common cause of misdiagnosis is a doctor's failure to consider other possibilities after an initial diagnosis is reached.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diagnóstico incorrecto

  • 443 dictar

    v.
    1 to dictate (texto).
    El jefe dictó el memorando The boss dictated the memorandum.
    Elsa dictó las reglas del juego Elsa dictated the rules of the game.
    2 to pronounce, to pass (emitir) (sentencia, fallo).
    3 to dictate to.
    * * *
    1 to dictate
    2 DERECHO (ley) to enact, decree, announce; (sentencia) to pronounce, pass
    3 figurado (sugerir) to suggest, say
    * * *
    verb
    2) give
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ carta, texto] to dictate (a to)
    2) (Jur) [+ sentencia] to pass, pronounce; [+ decreto] to issue
    3) (=indicar) to suggest, dictate
    4) LAm [+ clase] to give; [+ conferencia] to give, deliver

    dictar las noticias — (Radio, TV) to read the news

    2.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <carta/texto> to dictate
    b) <leyes/medidas> to announce; < sentencia> to pronounce, pass
    c) <acción/tendencia/moda> to dictate
    d) (AmL) <clase/curso> to give; < conferencia> to deliver, give
    2.
    dictar vi to dictate
    * * *
    = dictate, dictate.
    Ex. Some will produce a manuscript draft and work on and polish that; others will dictate their material and get a first typewritten draft to work on.
    Ex. Also, economy dictates that every possible entry cannot be printed.
    ----
    * dictar órdenes = hand down + decisions.
    * dictar sentencia = pronounce + judgement, mete out + sentence, hand down + sentence.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <carta/texto> to dictate
    b) <leyes/medidas> to announce; < sentencia> to pronounce, pass
    c) <acción/tendencia/moda> to dictate
    d) (AmL) <clase/curso> to give; < conferencia> to deliver, give
    2.
    dictar vi to dictate
    * * *
    = dictate, dictate.

    Ex: Some will produce a manuscript draft and work on and polish that; others will dictate their material and get a first typewritten draft to work on.

    Ex: Also, economy dictates that every possible entry cannot be printed.
    * dictar órdenes = hand down + decisions.
    * dictar sentencia = pronounce + judgement, mete out + sentence, hand down + sentence.

    * * *
    dictar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹carta/texto› to dictate
    2 ‹leyes/medidas› to announce; ‹sentencia› to pronounce, pass
    3 ‹acción/tendencia› to dictate
    los creadores dictan las tendencias de la moda designers dictate fashion trends
    el sentido común nos dicta cautela common sense advises caution
    4 ( AmL) ‹clase/curso› to give; ‹conferencia› to deliver, give
    dicta inglés en un instituto privado she teaches English at a private school
    dictó conferencias en varias universidades she delivered lectures o she lectured at several universities
    ■ dictar
    vi
    to dictate
    si me vas dictando será más rápido if you dictate to me it'll be quicker
    * * *

    dictar ( conjugate dictar) verbo transitivo
    a)carta/texto to dictate

    b)leyes/medidas to announce;

    sentencia to pronounce, pass
    c)acción/tendencia/moda to dictate

    d) (AmL) ‹clase/curso/conferencia to give

    verbo intransitivo
    to dictate
    dictar verbo transitivo
    1 (un texto) to dictate: le voy a dictar una carta, I'm going to dictate a letter to her
    2 (una ley) to enact
    (sentencia) to pass: el juez dictó sentencia, the judge passed a sentence
    ' dictar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sentencia
    - clase
    English:
    dictate
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - law
    - pass
    - deliver
    - issue
    - lecture
    - sentence
    * * *
    dictar vt
    1. [texto, carta] to dictate
    2. [conferencia] to give;
    Am [clase] to teach, to give
    3. [emitir] [sentencia, fallo] to pronounce, to pass;
    [ley] to enact; [decreto] to issue;
    el gobierno dictará medidas contra la violencia doméstica the government will enact measures to curb domestic violence;
    dictar auto de procesamiento contra alguien to issue an indictment against sb
    4. [inspirar, aconsejar]
    las modas que dictan lo que se ha de llevar cada temporada the fashions that dictate o decree what people are supposed to wear each season;
    haz lo que te dicte la conciencia do as your conscience tells you
    * * *
    v/t
    1 lección, texto dictate
    2 ley announce;
    dictar sentencia JUR pass sentence
    3 L.Am.
    clase, conferencia give
    * * *
    dictar vt
    1) : to dictate
    2) : to pronounce (a judgment)
    3) : to give, to deliver
    dictar una conferencia: to give a lecture
    * * *
    dictar vb to dictate

    Spanish-English dictionary > dictar

  • 444 diferencia de opinión (sobre)

    Ex. Continuing differences of opinion on such matters as the Community budget and the Common Agricultural Policy have stimulated the interest of academics and produced a market for their publications.

    Spanish-English dictionary > diferencia de opinión (sobre)

  • 445 diferente

    adj.
    different.
    una casa diferente de o a la mía a house different from mine
    yo soy muy diferente de o a él I'm very different from him
    por diferentes razones for a variety of reasons, for various reasons
    adv.
    differently.
    se comportan muy diferente el uno del otro they behave very differently (from one another)
    * * *
    1 different
    es diferente de/a todos it's different to/from them all
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=distinto) different

    ser diferente de o a algn/algo — to be different to o from sb/sth

    mi enfoque es diferente del o al tuyo — my approach is different to o from yours

    eso me da igual, diferente sería que no me invitaran a la fiesta — I don't mind about that, it would be different if they didn't invite me to the party

    2)

    diferentes(=varios) various, several

    por aquí han pasado diferentes personalidadesvarious o several celebrities have been here

    * * *
    a) ( distinto) different

    ser diferente a or de alguien/algo — to be different from somebody/something

    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya — my family is different from o to yours

    b) (en pl, delante del n) <motivos/soluciones/maneras> various
    * * *
    = alternative, dissimilar, different, differing, distinct, diverse, variant, varying, unlike, unconnected, discrepant, contrasting, differential, various, disparate, non-identical.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. It is the identification of similarities and differences, enabling one to group together things which are similar, and separate them from things which are dissimilar.
    Ex. A variable length field takes different lengths in different records.
    Ex. Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex. There are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. Homographs are words which have the same spelling as each other but very diverse meanings.
    Ex. If the variant heading given in the reference heading area is identified as a variant to more than one uniform heading, area 3 may contain multiple uniform headings.
    Ex. A uniform title is the title by which a work that has appeared under varying titles is to be identified for cataloguing purposes.
    Ex. The relationship of these two types of technology to librarianship is not unlike that of radio to astronomy.
    Ex. To take some very common examples, many academic libraries will not answer any enquiries at all from people unconnected with the university.
    Ex. Male heavy and light readers are found to have value systems so discrepant as to constitute almost distinct subcultures.
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex. This illustrates the puzzle that differential policies pose for users.
    Ex. The records in a computer data bases are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. It is the distinct syntactical relationships in these subjects which are responsible for their being two disparate topics.
    Ex. Based on the above considerations, medicinal ingredients containing the same active moiety are classified into identical or non-identical.
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    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * algo diferente de = something other than.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * anchos de diferentes tamaños = graded widths.
    * como diferente a = as distinct from.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de diferentes tonalidades de gris = grey scale [gray scale], grey scale [gray scale].
    * de forma diferente = differently shaped.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * diferente de = different to, other than.
    * diferentes ocasiones = at different times.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * entre diferentes edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * en un lugar diferente de = somewhere other than.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * habilidad en el manejo de diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
    * seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser de un tipo diferente = be different in kind.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * tener un concepto diferente sobre Algo = hold + different perspective on.
    * ver las cosas de diferente manera = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de una manera diferente = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.
    * * *
    a) ( distinto) different

    ser diferente a or de alguien/algo — to be different from somebody/something

    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya — my family is different from o to yours

    b) (en pl, delante del n) <motivos/soluciones/maneras> various
    * * *
    = alternative, dissimilar, different, differing, distinct, diverse, variant, varying, unlike, unconnected, discrepant, contrasting, differential, various, disparate, non-identical.

    Ex: An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.

    Ex: It is the identification of similarities and differences, enabling one to group together things which are similar, and separate them from things which are dissimilar.
    Ex: A variable length field takes different lengths in different records.
    Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex: There are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: Homographs are words which have the same spelling as each other but very diverse meanings.
    Ex: If the variant heading given in the reference heading area is identified as a variant to more than one uniform heading, area 3 may contain multiple uniform headings.
    Ex: A uniform title is the title by which a work that has appeared under varying titles is to be identified for cataloguing purposes.
    Ex: The relationship of these two types of technology to librarianship is not unlike that of radio to astronomy.
    Ex: To take some very common examples, many academic libraries will not answer any enquiries at all from people unconnected with the university.
    Ex: Male heavy and light readers are found to have value systems so discrepant as to constitute almost distinct subcultures.
    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex: This illustrates the puzzle that differential policies pose for users.
    Ex: The records in a computer data bases are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: It is the distinct syntactical relationships in these subjects which are responsible for their being two disparate topics.
    Ex: Based on the above considerations, medicinal ingredients containing the same active moiety are classified into identical or non-identical.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * algo diferente de = something other than.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * anchos de diferentes tamaños = graded widths.
    * como diferente a = as distinct from.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de diferentes tonalidades de gris = grey scale [gray scale], grey scale [gray scale].
    * de forma diferente = differently shaped.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * diferente de = different to, other than.
    * diferentes ocasiones = at different times.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * entre diferentes edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * en un lugar diferente de = somewhere other than.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * habilidad en el manejo de diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
    * seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser de un tipo diferente = be different in kind.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * tener un concepto diferente sobre Algo = hold + different perspective on.
    * ver las cosas de diferente manera = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de una manera diferente = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.

    * * *
    1 (distinto) different ser diferente A or DE algn/algo:
    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya my family is different from o to yours
    su versión es diferente a or de la tuya her version is different from o to o ( AmE) than yours
    es un lugar diferente de todos los que he visitado hasta ahora it is unlike any other place I have visited so far
    2 (en pl, delante del n) ‹motivos/soluciones/maneras› various
    diferentes personas manifestaron esa misma opinión various (different) people expressed the same opinion
    existen diferentes enfoques del problema there are a variety o a number of (different) ways of looking at the problem, there are various (different) ways of looking at the problem
    nos hemos encontrado en diferentes ocasiones we've met several times o on several o on various occasions
    por diferentes razones for a variety o a number of reasons, for various reasons
    * * *

     

    diferente adjetivo

    ser diferente a or de algn/algo to be different from sb/sth
    b) (en pl, delante del n) ‹motivos/soluciones/maneras various;


    diferente
    I adjetivo different [de, from]
    II adverbio differently: ¿no crees que deberíamos atacar el problema de una forma diferente?, don't you think that we should approach the problem differently?
    ' diferente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discrepar
    - otra
    - otro
    - separada
    - separado
    - desigual
    - dispar
    - distinto
    - diverso
    English:
    differ
    - different
    - distinct
    - off-beat
    - unalike
    - unlike
    - alternative
    - dissimilar
    * * *
    adj
    1. [distinto] different (de o a from o to);
    una casa diferente de o [m5] a la mía a house different from mine;
    yo soy muy diferente de o [m5] a él I'm very different from him;
    fue una experiencia diferente it was something different
    2.
    diferentes [varios] various;
    se oyeron diferentes opiniones al respecto various opinions were voiced on the subject;
    por diferentes razones for a variety of reasons, for various reasons;
    ocurre en diferentes lugares del planeta it happens in various different places around the world
    adv
    differently;
    se comportan muy diferente el uno del otro they behave very differently (from one another)
    * * *
    adj different
    * * *
    distinto: different
    * * *
    diferente adj different

    Spanish-English dictionary > diferente

  • 446 dificultad

    f.
    1 difficulty.
    el grado de dificultad de los exámenes the degree of difficulty of the exams
    2 problem.
    la dificultad está en hacerlo sin mojarse los pies the difficult thing is to do it without getting your feet wet
    encontrar dificultades to run into trouble o problems
    pasar por dificultades to suffer hardship
    3 hardness, not easiness.
    imperat.
    2nd person plural (vosotros/ustedes) Imperative of Spanish verb: dificultar.
    * * *
    1 difficulty
    2 (obstáculo) obstacle; (problema) trouble, problem
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=obstáculo) difficulty
    2) (=problema) difficulty

    no hay dificultad para aceptar que... — there is no difficulty about accepting that...

    3) (=objeción) objection
    * * *
    a) ( cualidad de difícil) difficulty
    b) ( problema)

    superar or vencer dificultades — to overcome difficulties

    * * *
    = difficulty, rough spot, snag, hardness, hiccup, crunch, challenge, hassle, rub, kink.
    Ex. UDC is widely used despite the difficulties in keeping the schedules up to date.
    Ex. But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex. Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex. Hardness and the penetration of the ink layer into the paper were also measured = También se midió la solidez y la penetración de la tinta en el papel.
    Ex. The book 'The Last Hiccup of the Old Demographic Regime' examines the impact of epidemics and disease on population growth in the late seventeenth century.
    Ex. The author of the article 'The crunch and academic library services: a personal view' believes that inflation is one of the underlying causes of the crisis in university libraries.
    Ex. The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex. But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex. However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    ----
    * afrontar una dificultad = front + difficulty.
    * ahí está la dificultad = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * aprobar sin dificultad = sail through + exam.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * caminar con dificultad = plod (along/through).
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * clasificado por nivel de dificultad = graded.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * dificultad + apremiar = difficulty + dog.
    * dificultad económica = fiscal exigency, financial exigency.
    * dificultad + encontrarse = difficulty + lie.
    * dificultades = crisis [crises, -pl.].
    * dificultades + agravarse = difficulties + exacerbate.
    * dificultades + aquejar = difficulties + beset.
    * dificultades de aprendizaje = learning difficulties.
    * dificultades económicas = fiscal constraints, fiscal adversity, economic adversity.
    * dificultades presupuestarias = budget adversity.
    * dificultad presupuestaria = budget crunch.
    * dificultad + surgir = difficulty + arise.
    * dificultad técnica = technical difficulty.
    * encontrar dificultades = encounter + difficulties, encounter + limitations.
    * encontrarse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * encontrarse en dificultades = find + Reflexivo + in difficulties.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * enfrentarse con una dificultad = face + difficulty.
    * entrañar dificultad = present + difficulty.
    * esa es la dificultad = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * estar en dificultades = be in trouble.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * fórmula para la dificultad de lectura = reading formula.
    * funcionar con dificultad = labour [labor, -USA].
    * ganar con dificultad = eke out.
    * ganar sin ninguna dificultad = beat + Nombre + hands down, win + hands down.
    * hacer Algo con dificultad = muddle through, plod (along/through).
    * indicar las dificultades = note + difficulties.
    * insertar con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * leer con dificultad = wade through.
    * meter con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * mitigar una dificultad = alleviate + difficulty.
    * pasar dificultades = struggle, be under strain, bear + hardship, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasar por muchas dificultades = be to hell and back.
    * plantear dificultad = pose + difficulty.
    * plantear dificultades = raise + difficulties.
    * poner en dificultades = put + Nombre + in difficulties.
    * presentar dificultad = present + difficulty.
    * progresar con dificultad = thread through.
    * respirar con dificultad = gasp for + breath, wheeze.
    * señalar las dificultades = note + difficulties.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * superar una dificultad = overcome + difficulty, get over + difficulty.
    * surgir una dificultad = arise + difficulty.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * toparse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * tropezar con dificultades = run into + difficulties.
    * * *
    a) ( cualidad de difícil) difficulty
    b) ( problema)

    superar or vencer dificultades — to overcome difficulties

    * * *
    = difficulty, rough spot, snag, hardness, hiccup, crunch, challenge, hassle, rub, kink.

    Ex: UDC is widely used despite the difficulties in keeping the schedules up to date.

    Ex: But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex: Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex: Hardness and the penetration of the ink layer into the paper were also measured = También se midió la solidez y la penetración de la tinta en el papel.
    Ex: The book 'The Last Hiccup of the Old Demographic Regime' examines the impact of epidemics and disease on population growth in the late seventeenth century.
    Ex: The author of the article 'The crunch and academic library services: a personal view' believes that inflation is one of the underlying causes of the crisis in university libraries.
    Ex: The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex: But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex: However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    * afrontar una dificultad = front + difficulty.
    * ahí está la dificultad = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * aprobar sin dificultad = sail through + exam.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * caminar con dificultad = plod (along/through).
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * clasificado por nivel de dificultad = graded.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * dificultad + apremiar = difficulty + dog.
    * dificultad económica = fiscal exigency, financial exigency.
    * dificultad + encontrarse = difficulty + lie.
    * dificultades = crisis [crises, -pl.].
    * dificultades + agravarse = difficulties + exacerbate.
    * dificultades + aquejar = difficulties + beset.
    * dificultades de aprendizaje = learning difficulties.
    * dificultades económicas = fiscal constraints, fiscal adversity, economic adversity.
    * dificultades presupuestarias = budget adversity.
    * dificultad presupuestaria = budget crunch.
    * dificultad + surgir = difficulty + arise.
    * dificultad técnica = technical difficulty.
    * encontrar dificultades = encounter + difficulties, encounter + limitations.
    * encontrarse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * encontrarse en dificultades = find + Reflexivo + in difficulties.
    * en dificultades = stranded.
    * enfrentarse con una dificultad = face + difficulty.
    * entrañar dificultad = present + difficulty.
    * esa es la dificultad = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * estar en dificultades = be in trouble.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * fórmula para la dificultad de lectura = reading formula.
    * funcionar con dificultad = labour [labor, -USA].
    * ganar con dificultad = eke out.
    * ganar sin ninguna dificultad = beat + Nombre + hands down, win + hands down.
    * hacer Algo con dificultad = muddle through, plod (along/through).
    * indicar las dificultades = note + difficulties.
    * insertar con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * leer con dificultad = wade through.
    * meter con dificultad = squeeze in/into.
    * mitigar una dificultad = alleviate + difficulty.
    * pasar dificultades = struggle, be under strain, bear + hardship, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times.
    * pasar por muchas dificultades = be to hell and back.
    * plantear dificultad = pose + difficulty.
    * plantear dificultades = raise + difficulties.
    * poner en dificultades = put + Nombre + in difficulties.
    * presentar dificultad = present + difficulty.
    * progresar con dificultad = thread through.
    * respirar con dificultad = gasp for + breath, wheeze.
    * señalar las dificultades = note + difficulties.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * superar una dificultad = overcome + difficulty, get over + difficulty.
    * surgir una dificultad = arise + difficulty.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * toparse con dificultades = run up against + difficulties.
    * tropezar con dificultades = run into + difficulties.

    * * *
    un ejercicio de escasa dificultad a fairly easy exercise
    el grado de dificultad de la prueba the degree of difficulty of the test
    respira con dificultad his breathing is labored, he has difficulty breathing
    2 (problema) difficulty
    superar or vencer dificultades to overcome difficulties
    ¿tuviste alguna dificultad para encontrar la casa? did you have any trouble o difficulty finding the house?
    tiene dificultades en hacerse entender she has difficulty in o she has problems making herself understood
    la dificultad está en hacerlo en el mínimo de tiempo the difficult o hard part is to do it in the shortest possible time
    pasamos muchas dificultades, pero salimos adelante we had a lot of problems, but we came through it all
    me pusieron muchas dificultades para entrar they made it very hard for me to get in
    * * *

     

    Del verbo dificultar: ( conjugate dificultar)

    dificultad es:

    2ª persona plural (vosotros) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    dificultad    
    dificultar
    dificultad sustantivo femenino
    difficulty;

    tiene dificultades en hacerse entender she has difficulty in making herself understood;
    me pusieron muchas dificultades para entrar they made it very hard for me to get in;
    meterse en dificultades to get into difficulties
    dificultar ( conjugate dificultar) verbo transitivo
    to make … difficult
    dificultad sustantivo femenino
    1 difficulty
    2 (penalidad, contrariedad) trouble, problem
    dificultades económicas, financial problems

    ' dificultad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coja
    - cojo
    - elevarse
    - encarar
    - escollo
    - evadir
    - fatiga
    - impedimento
    - infranqueable
    - intríngulis
    - necesidad
    - nudo
    - obstáculo
    - pena
    - remontar
    - retroceder
    - salir
    - salvar
    - tela
    - tumbo
    - vencer
    - apuro
    - complicación
    - confrontar
    - contra
    - contrariedad
    - encontrar
    - esquivar
    - insuperable
    - miga
    - ofrecer
    - pantano
    - pega
    - pero
    - presentar
    - radicar
    - sortear
    - subsanar
    - superar
    - surgir
    - traba
    - tropezar
    English:
    difficulty
    - experience
    - extricate
    - gasp
    - hassle
    - hitch
    - hobble
    - inarticulate
    - iron out
    - job
    - manage
    - painless
    - squash in
    - struggle
    - struggle along
    - struggle on
    - tongue-tied
    - trial
    - trouble
    - trudge
    - considerable
    - difficult
    - grade
    - hiccup
    - pit
    - scramble
    - wheeze
    - wriggle
    * * *
    1. [cualidad de difícil] difficulty;
    caminaba con dificultad she walked with difficulty;
    el grado o [m5] nivel de dificultad de los exámenes the degree o level of difficulty of the exams;
    un ejercicio de gran dificultad a very difficult exercise
    2. [obstáculo] problem;
    todo son dificultades con ella she sees everything as a problem;
    la dificultad está en hacerlo sin mojarse los pies the difficult thing is to do it without getting your feet wet;
    encontrar dificultades to run into trouble o problems;
    poner dificultades to raise objections;
    nos puso muchas dificultades para entrevistarlo he put no end of obstacles in our way when we wanted to interview him;
    superar o [m5] vencer las dificultades to overcome the difficulties;
    ¿tuviste alguna dificultad para dar con la calle? did you have any difficulty finding the street?
    3. [penalidad]
    pasar por dificultades to suffer hardship
    * * *
    f difficulty;
    con dificultades with difficulty;
    poner dificultades make it difficult
    * * *
    : difficulty
    * * *
    1. (concepto) difficulty [pl. difficulties]
    2. (problema) problem

    Spanish-English dictionary > dificultad

  • 447 dilación

    f.
    delay, delaying, tardiness, dilation.
    * * *
    1 delay
    \
    sin dilación without delay
    * * *

    sin dilación — without delay, immediately

    esto no admite dilación — we cannot allow any delay in this matter, this matter is most urgent

    * * *
    femenino (frml) delay
    * * *
    = procrastination, delay.
    Ex. Procrastination must be recognized as a serious waste of time, affecting not only the amount of work people are able to accomplish but its quality as well.
    Ex. If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.
    ----
    * andarse con dilaciones = procrastinate.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * * *
    femenino (frml) delay
    * * *
    = procrastination, delay.

    Ex: Procrastination must be recognized as a serious waste of time, affecting not only the amount of work people are able to accomplish but its quality as well.

    Ex: If there are excessive delays in the record becoming available, and long delays become a common phenomenon, the librarian who is anxious to make new stock available for the user as soon as possible will resort to local cataloguing.
    * andarse con dilaciones = procrastinate.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.

    * * *
    ( frml)
    delay
    sin más dilación without further delay
    este asunto no admite más dilación we cannot afford further delay in this matter
    * * *

    dilación sustantivo femenino delay
    sin dilación, without delay
    ' dilación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    espera
    English:
    delay
    * * *
    delay;
    sin dilación without delay, at once;
    sin más o [m5] mayor dilación without further delay
    * * *
    f
    :
    sin dilación without delay;
    sin más dilaciones without further delay
    * * *
    dilación nf, pl - ciones : delay

    Spanish-English dictionary > dilación

  • 448 direccionador

    1 router
    * * *
    = router.
    Nota: En una red de comunicaciones, dispositivo que recibe los paquetes de información y los retransmite a su destino.
    Ex. The Internet can be thought about in relation to its common protocols, as a physical collection of routers and circuits, as a set of shared resources, or even as an attitude about interconnecting and intercommunication.
    * * *
    Nota: En una red de comunicaciones, dispositivo que recibe los paquetes de información y los retransmite a su destino.

    Ex: The Internet can be thought about in relation to its common protocols, as a physical collection of routers and circuits, as a set of shared resources, or even as an attitude about interconnecting and intercommunication.

    * * *
    Informát router

    Spanish-English dictionary > direccionador

  • 449 dirección asistida

    f.
    power steering, power-assisted steering.
    * * *
    AUTOMÓVIL power assisted steering, power steering
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Power-assisted steering is common on all but the smallest cars.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: Power-assisted steering is common on all but the smallest cars.

    * * *
    AUTO power steering

    Spanish-English dictionary > dirección asistida

  • 450 directorio cgi

    (n.) = cgi-bin
    Ex. Cgi-bin is the most common name of a directory on a web server in which CGI programs are stored.
    * * *
    (n.) = cgi-bin

    Ex: Cgi-bin is the most common name of a directory on a web server in which CGI programs are stored.

    Spanish-English dictionary > directorio cgi

  • 451 disco Winchester

    m.
    Winchester disk.
    * * *
    Ex. A Winchester disc is a common type of sealed hard disc unit for use with a microcomputer.
    * * *

    Ex: A Winchester disc is a common type of sealed hard disc unit for use with a microcomputer.

    Spanish-English dictionary > disco Winchester

  • 452 discordante

    adj.
    discordant (sonidos).
    * * *
    1 (en desacuerdo) discordant, conflicting
    2 (diferente) divergent, differing
    3 (estilo, color) clashing
    4 MÚSICA dissonant, discordant
    \
    dar la nota discordante / ser la nota discordante figurado to clash, hold a conflicting opinion
    a todos les pareció bien menos a él que siempre tenía que dar la nota discordante it seemed fine to everyone except him, who always had to be different
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Mús) discordant
    2) [opiniones] clashing
    * * *
    adjetivo (Mús) discordant; <opiniones/versiones> conflicting (before n)
    * * *
    = jarring, dissonant, raucous, unharmonious.
    Ex. The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.
    Ex. Public policies have created a framework for service that may be dissonant with the ideals of the transformational value of reading.
    Ex. This is an important point which has been poorly neglected in this lively and, at times, raucous debate.
    Ex. The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.
    * * *
    adjetivo (Mús) discordant; <opiniones/versiones> conflicting (before n)
    * * *
    = jarring, dissonant, raucous, unharmonious.

    Ex: The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.

    Ex: Public policies have created a framework for service that may be dissonant with the ideals of the transformational value of reading.
    Ex: This is an important point which has been poorly neglected in this lively and, at times, raucous debate.
    Ex: The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.

    * * *
    1 ( Mús) discordant
    2 ‹opiniones/versiones› conflicting ( before n)
    * * *

    discordante adjetivo (Mús) discordant;
    opiniones/versiones conflicting
    discordante adjetivo discordant
    nota discordante, opposing remark: Enrique, como siempre, puso la nota discordante, as always, Enrique voiced his disagreement
    ' discordante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    discordant
    - harsh
    - jangle
    - jarring
    * * *
    1. [sonidos] discordant;
    [colores] clashing
    2. [opiniones, declaraciones, versiones] conflicting;
    él era la única voz discordante en la reunión he was the only one at the meeting to strike a discordant note
    * * *
    adj discordant
    * * *
    1) : discordant
    2) : conflicting

    Spanish-English dictionary > discordante

  • 453 discriminación salarial

    (n.) = pay discrimination, pay inequality, wage discrimination, salary discrimination
    Ex. Job evaluation should become more common in industry as a defence against pay discrimination.
    Ex. Pay inequality appeared to be a much greater obstacle in the private than the public sector.
    Ex. In addition to issues of undervaluation of the library profession, the focus is on intraoccupational intentional wage discrimination.
    Ex. Salary discrimination against women librarians and the campaign for equality is discussed with reference to the American Library Association.
    * * *
    (n.) = pay discrimination, pay inequality, wage discrimination, salary discrimination

    Ex: Job evaluation should become more common in industry as a defence against pay discrimination.

    Ex: Pay inequality appeared to be a much greater obstacle in the private than the public sector.
    Ex: In addition to issues of undervaluation of the library profession, the focus is on intraoccupational intentional wage discrimination.
    Ex: Salary discrimination against women librarians and the campaign for equality is discussed with reference to the American Library Association.

    Spanish-English dictionary > discriminación salarial

  • 454 discusión

    f.
    1 discussion, talking, confabulation, conversation.
    2 discussion, debate.
    3 discussion, altercation, quarrel, dispute.
    * * *
    1 (charla) discussion
    2 (disputa) argument
    \
    tener una discusión to argue, have an argument, quarrel
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=riña) argument
    2) (=debate) discussion
    * * *
    a) (de asunto, tema) discussion
    b) (altercado, disputa) argument
    * * *
    = debate, discussion, disputation, dispute, thread, argument, spat, war of words.
    Ex. The debate as to which is the most effective way to classify books has not been positively settled.
    Ex. In a journal most formal items including articles, essays, discussions and reviews can be expected to be accompanied by an abstract.
    Ex. Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.
    Ex. In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex. The thread linking these giants is the acknowledgement that libraries exist to serve their users.
    Ex. We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex. It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex. War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    ----
    * centrar una discusión = focus + discussion.
    * discusión acalorada = hand-waving.
    * discusión bizantina = pointless discussion, pointless argument.
    * discusiones sobre gustos y colores = flame war.
    * discusiones sobre nimiedades = hair-splitting argument.
    * discusión + girar en torno a = discussion + centre around.
    * discusión sin sentido = pointless discussion, pointless argument.
    * discusión sobre nimiedades = hair-splitting argument, hair-splitting [hairsplitting].
    * el tema de la discusión = the focus of the discussion.
    * foro de discusión = newsgroup [news group], electronic forum.
    * generar discusión = generate + discussion.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * lista de discusión = discussion list.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * panel de discusión = discussion panel.
    * posponer una discusión = table + discussion.
    * proponer a discusión = moot.
    * punto de discusión = bone of contention.
    * retomar una discusión = pick up + discussion.
    * suscitar la discusión = spark + discussion.
    * tema de discusión = discussion topic.
    * * *
    a) (de asunto, tema) discussion
    b) (altercado, disputa) argument
    * * *
    = debate, discussion, disputation, dispute, thread, argument, spat, war of words.

    Ex: The debate as to which is the most effective way to classify books has not been positively settled.

    Ex: In a journal most formal items including articles, essays, discussions and reviews can be expected to be accompanied by an abstract.
    Ex: Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.
    Ex: In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex: The thread linking these giants is the acknowledgement that libraries exist to serve their users.
    Ex: We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex: It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex: War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    * centrar una discusión = focus + discussion.
    * discusión acalorada = hand-waving.
    * discusión bizantina = pointless discussion, pointless argument.
    * discusiones sobre gustos y colores = flame war.
    * discusiones sobre nimiedades = hair-splitting argument.
    * discusión + girar en torno a = discussion + centre around.
    * discusión sin sentido = pointless discussion, pointless argument.
    * discusión sobre nimiedades = hair-splitting argument, hair-splitting [hairsplitting].
    * el tema de la discusión = the focus of the discussion.
    * foro de discusión = newsgroup [news group], electronic forum.
    * generar discusión = generate + discussion.
    * grupo de discusión = discussion group.
    * lista de discusión = discussion list.
    * no admitir discusión = be out of the question.
    * panel de discusión = discussion panel.
    * posponer una discusión = table + discussion.
    * proponer a discusión = moot.
    * punto de discusión = bone of contention.
    * retomar una discusión = pick up + discussion.
    * suscitar la discusión = spark + discussion.
    * tema de discusión = discussion topic.

    * * *
    1 (de un asunto, tema) discussion
    eso no admite discusión alguna that leaves no room for dispute o discussion
    tras siete horas de discusiones after seven hours of discussion
    está en período de discusión it is at the discussion stage
    2 (altercado, disputa) argument
    se enzarzaron or ( AmL) se trenzaron en una violenta discusión they became involved in o got into a violent argument
    * * *

     

    discusión sustantivo femenino
    a) (de asunto, tema) discussion

    b) (altercado, disputa) argument

    discusión sustantivo femenino
    1 (disputa) argument, dispute: fue una discusión agria, it was an unpleasant argument
    2 (debate) discussion, debate
    la discusión sobre la conveniencia de estas nuevas medidas, the debate over the need for these new measures
    ' discusión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    buscarse
    - caliente
    - calma
    - clara
    - claro
    - degenerar
    - foro
    - fragor
    - malparada
    - malparado
    - moderar
    - parte
    - pelea
    - recaer
    - regañar
    - reñir
    - riña
    - roce
    - saldar
    - sumarse
    - trapisonda
    - zafarrancho
    - acalorado
    - alegato
    - animado
    - armar
    - áspero
    - disgusto
    - disputa
    - estéril
    - excitar
    - fin
    - fuerte
    - interminable
    - parado
    - pleito
    - respaldar
    - tener
    - terminar
    - vano
    English:
    academic
    - argument
    - blowup
    - breath
    - culminate
    - disagreement
    - discussion
    - fierce
    - heat up
    - heated
    - hornet
    - limb
    - mire
    - run-in
    - slanging-match
    - touch off
    - wrangling
    - debate
    - dispute
    - go
    * * *
    1. [conversación, debate] discussion;
    tuvimos una discusión sobre política we had a discussion about politics;
    en discusión under discussion;
    eso no admite discusión that's indisputable, there can be no doubt about that;
    es, sin discusión, el mejor it is, without question, the best
    2. [pelea] argument;
    tuvieron una discusión they had an argument
    * * *
    f
    1 discussion
    2 ( disputa) argument
    * * *
    discusión nf, pl - siones
    1) : discussion
    2) altercado, disputa: argument
    * * *
    1. (riña) argument
    2. (debate) discussion

    Spanish-English dictionary > discusión

  • 455 disonante

    adj.
    dissonant, discordant.
    f.
    dissonant.
    * * *
    1 MÚSICA dissonant, discordant
    2 figurado discordant
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Mús) dissonant
    2) (=discordante) discordant
    * * *
    adjetivo (Mús) dissonant; < voz> discordant; < colores> clashing
    * * *
    = jarring, dissonant, unharmonious, out of tune.
    Ex. The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.
    Ex. Public policies have created a framework for service that may be dissonant with the ideals of the transformational value of reading.
    Ex. The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.
    Ex. Soon they started receiving complaints that he left the pianos more out of tune than he found them.
    ----
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * * *
    adjetivo (Mús) dissonant; < voz> discordant; < colores> clashing
    * * *
    = jarring, dissonant, unharmonious, out of tune.

    Ex: The protagonist experiences a jarring descent from the heights of literary distinction at court to the coarseness of common experience.

    Ex: Public policies have created a framework for service that may be dissonant with the ideals of the transformational value of reading.
    Ex: The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.
    Ex: Soon they started receiving complaints that he left the pianos more out of tune than he found them.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.

    * * *
    1 ( Mús) dissonant
    2 ‹voz› discordant
    3 ‹colores› clashing
    * * *

    disonante adjetivo (Mús) dissonant;
    voz discordant;
    colores clashing
    disonante adjetivo harsh, dissonant: nunca dice una palabra disonante, he never says a harsh word
    ' disonante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    tuneless
    - discord
    * * *
    1. [sonidos, ritmos, voces] dissonant, discordant
    2. [colores, estilos] clashing;
    ese sofá queda de lo más disonante that sofa simply screams it doesn't belong there

    Spanish-English dictionary > disonante

  • 456 dispersado

    adj.
    dispersed.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: dispersar.
    * * *
    Ex. Properly used, the Internet will help scientifically to solve common problems shared by widely dispersed groups in fields like medicine and the environment.
    ----
    * dispersado por el aire = wind-blown, wind-borne.
    * dispersado por el viento = wind-borne, wind-blown.
    * * *

    Ex: Properly used, the Internet will help scientifically to solve common problems shared by widely dispersed groups in fields like medicine and the environment.

    * dispersado por el aire = wind-blown, wind-borne.
    * dispersado por el viento = wind-borne, wind-blown.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispersado

  • 457 disperso

    adj.
    dispersed, scattered, straggly, straggling.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: dispersar.
    * * *
    1 (separado) dispersed; (esparcido) scattered
    * * *
    (f. - dispersa)
    adj.
    scattered, dispersed
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=diseminado) scattered, dispersed

    dispersos en o por — scattered across o over

    2) [discurso, mente] unfocused, unfocussed
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ( diseminado) dispersed (frml)
    * * *
    = scattered, disperse, scattershot, dispersed, random.
    Ex. Librarians are no strangers to the use of mobile vans as a means of taking books to scattered rural communities.
    Ex. OSI is touted as a solution to the problem of connecting disperse library computer systems so they can communicate with each other.
    Ex. Engaging in a systematic planning process eliminates a random or scattershot approach to management.
    Ex. Properly used, the Internet will help scientifically to solve common problems shared by widely dispersed groups in fields like medicine and the environment.
    Ex. Where the subcategory is small the subsequent arrangement is random.
    ----
    * comunidad dispersa = scattered community.
    * estar disperso = lie + scattered.
    * hechos dispersos = random facts.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo ( diseminado) dispersed (frml)
    * * *
    = scattered, disperse, scattershot, dispersed, random.

    Ex: Librarians are no strangers to the use of mobile vans as a means of taking books to scattered rural communities.

    Ex: OSI is touted as a solution to the problem of connecting disperse library computer systems so they can communicate with each other.
    Ex: Engaging in a systematic planning process eliminates a random or scattershot approach to management.
    Ex: Properly used, the Internet will help scientifically to solve common problems shared by widely dispersed groups in fields like medicine and the environment.
    Ex: Where the subcategory is small the subsequent arrangement is random.
    * comunidad dispersa = scattered community.
    * estar disperso = lie + scattered.
    * hechos dispersos = random facts.

    * * *
    1 (diseminado) dispersed ( frml)
    mi familia está dispersa por el mundo my family is scattered all over the world
    hay varias aldeas dispersas por la zona there are several villages dispersed o scattered o dotted around the area
    recogió los papeles dispersos por el suelo she picked up the papers which were scattered o strewn all over the floor
    2 ‹persona/atención›
    un niño disperso or de atención dispersa a boy who tends to lose concentration, a boy whose attention tends to drift o stray
    * * *

    Del verbo dispersar: ( conjugate dispersar)

    disperso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    dispersó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    dispersar    
    disperso
    dispersar ( conjugate dispersar) verbo transitivo
    a)manifestantes/multitud/enemigo to disperse


    niebla/humo to clear, disperse
    dispersarse verbo pronominal
    a) [manifestantes/manifestación/multitud] to disperse


    [niebla/humo] to disperse, clear
    disperso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ( diseminado) scattered, dispersed (frml)

    dispersar verbo transitivo
    1 (a un grupo, la niebla) to disperse
    2 (desperdigar) to scatter
    disperso,-a adjetivo
    1 (separado) dispersed
    2 (desperdigado) scattered

    ' disperso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dispersa
    * * *
    disperso, -a adj
    1. [esparcido] [objetos, personas, familia] scattered;
    un pueblo que está disperso por todo el mundo a people scattered o dispersed throughout the world;
    chubascos dispersos scattered showers
    2. [sin concentración] [mente, atención] unfocused;
    ser disperso to be absent-minded;
    es un alumno bastante disperso he finds it difficult to pay attention in class
    * * *
    adj scattered
    * * *
    disperso, -sa adj
    : dispersed, scattered

    Spanish-English dictionary > disperso

  • 458 disponibilidad

    f.
    1 availability.
    2 readiness to help.
    3 resources, assets, liquidity.
    * * *
    1 availability
    2 (Also used in plural with the same meaning) (dinero) financial assets plural, available funds plural; (mercancía) available stock
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de persona, producto] availability

    empleado en disponibilidad — unposted employee, employee available for posting

    2) pl disponibilidades (Com) resources, liquid assets
    * * *
    a) (de productos, plazas) availability
    b) disponibilidades femenino plural (Com, Fin) liquid assets (pl)
    * * *
    = availability, provision, readiness, availability.
    Nota: En el trabajo de referencia, proporción de búsquedas de material bibliográfico que el usuario realiza satisfactoriamente durante su visita.
    Ex. Cross-classification, or the availability of more than one place for a subject, is quite common in a discipline oriented scheme, that is a scheme which starts by producing main classes which coincide with major disciplines.
    Ex. Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    Ex. A readiness and a trend towards consistency is a prerequisite to the success of centralised cataloguing.
    Ex. Availability refers to the proportion of user searches for library materials that are successful at the time of the user's visit.
    ----
    * dependiendo de la disponibilidad de + Nombre = subject to availability of + Nombre.
    * disponibilidad operacional = operational readiness.
    * falta de disponibilidad = unavailability.
    * * *
    a) (de productos, plazas) availability
    b) disponibilidades femenino plural (Com, Fin) liquid assets (pl)
    * * *
    = availability, provision, readiness, availability.
    Nota: En el trabajo de referencia, proporción de búsquedas de material bibliográfico que el usuario realiza satisfactoriamente durante su visita.

    Ex: Cross-classification, or the availability of more than one place for a subject, is quite common in a discipline oriented scheme, that is a scheme which starts by producing main classes which coincide with major disciplines.

    Ex: Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    Ex: A readiness and a trend towards consistency is a prerequisite to the success of centralised cataloguing.
    Ex: Availability refers to the proportion of user searches for library materials that are successful at the time of the user's visit.
    * dependiendo de la disponibilidad de + Nombre = subject to availability of + Nombre.
    * disponibilidad operacional = operational readiness.
    * falta de disponibilidad = unavailability.

    * * *
    1 (de productos, plazas) availability
    2 disponibilidades fpl ( Com, Fin) liquid assets (pl), available funds (pl)
    * * *

     

    disponibilidad sustantivo femenino availability
    ' disponibilidad' also found in these entries:
    English:
    come
    - disposal
    * * *
    1. [de plazas, producto, servicio] availability;
    ¿qué disponibilidad tiene? [en entrevista de empleo] how many hours would you be able to work?;
    disponibilidad inmediata [en oferta de empleo] must be able to start immediately
    2. [a ayudar] readiness to help
    3.
    disponibilidades [medios] financial resources
    * * *
    f
    1 COM availability
    2
    :
    disponibilidades pl (financial) resources
    * * *
    : availability

    Spanish-English dictionary > disponibilidad

  • 459 dispositivo electrónico

    Ex. Almost any electronic device might benefit from having a power save mode but the most common application is for portable computers.
    * * *

    Ex: Almost any electronic device might benefit from having a power save mode but the most common application is for portable computers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispositivo electrónico

  • 460 disputa

    f.
    dispute.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: disputar.
    * * *
    1 (discusión) dispute, argument, quarrel
    2 (enfrentamiento) clash, struggle
    \
    sin disputa without dispute
    tener una disputa to quarrel
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=discusión) dispute, argument

    sin disputa — undoubtedly, beyond dispute

    2) (=controversia) controversy
    * * *
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    b) ( controversia) dispute

    es, sin disputa, la mejor — she is, without question, the best

    * * *
    = disputation, row, quarrel, fray, contest, run-in, altercation, dispute, wrangle, bickering, argument, squabble, squabbling, contestation, tug of war, spat, war of words, dust-up, grievance.
    Ex. Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.
    Ex. The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
    Ex. The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
    Ex. The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
    Ex. Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    Ex. 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
    Ex. Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex. In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex. This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
    Ex. Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
    Ex. We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex. One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
    Ex. The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
    Ex. These relations are constructed through negotiations and contestations that cannot be easily divorced from cultural context.
    Ex. Library administrators might be able to predict their fortunes in the academic tug of war for funds if they understood more clearly the attitudes of institutional administrators towards libraries.
    Ex. It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex. War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    Ex. The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
    Ex. So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    ----
    * disputa + continuar = dispute + rage.
    * disputa industrial = industrial dispute, industrial action.
    * disputa + perdurar = dispute + rage.
    * resolución de disputas = dispute settlement.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.
    * * *
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    b) ( controversia) dispute

    es, sin disputa, la mejor — she is, without question, the best

    * * *
    = disputation, row, quarrel, fray, contest, run-in, altercation, dispute, wrangle, bickering, argument, squabble, squabbling, contestation, tug of war, spat, war of words, dust-up, grievance.

    Ex: Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.

    Ex: The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
    Ex: The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
    Ex: The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
    Ex: Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    Ex: 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
    Ex: Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex: In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex: This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
    Ex: Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
    Ex: We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex: One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
    Ex: The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
    Ex: These relations are constructed through negotiations and contestations that cannot be easily divorced from cultural context.
    Ex: Library administrators might be able to predict their fortunes in the academic tug of war for funds if they understood more clearly the attitudes of institutional administrators towards libraries.
    Ex: It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex: War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    Ex: The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
    Ex: So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    * disputa + continuar = dispute + rage.
    * disputa industrial = industrial dispute, industrial action.
    * disputa + perdurar = dispute + rage.
    * resolución de disputas = dispute settlement.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.

    * * *
    1 (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    2 (controversia) dispute
    ha sido objeto de una larga disputa it has been the source of a long-running dispute
    es, sin disputa, la mejor she is, without question, the best
    3 (combate) fight
    * * *

    Del verbo disputar: ( conjugate disputar)

    disputa es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    disputa    
    disputar
    disputa sustantivo femenino
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument



    disputar ( conjugate disputar) verbo transitivo
    a) disputale algo a algn ‹ título to challenge sb for sth;


    b) partido to play;

    combate to fight
    disputarse verbo pronominal:

    disputa sustantivo femenino
    1 (enfrentamiento) dispute
    (por un puesto, etc) contest
    2 (riña, pelea) argument
    disputar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (debatir) disputaban sobre ello acaloradamente, they were arguing heatedly about it
    2 (competir por) to contest: han disputado la carrera dos de los mejores atletas, two of the best athletes competed in the race
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (competir) to compete: le disputa la presidencia a Gómez, he is competing against Gómez for the presidency
    2 Dep (un encuentro) to play

    ' disputa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acalorada
    - acalorado
    - bronca
    - concesión
    - discusión
    - disgusto
    - disputar
    - disputarse
    - margen
    - trabar
    - agrio
    - arbitrar
    - litigio
    - lugar
    - originar
    - pleito
    - querella
    English:
    acrimonious
    - contention
    - dispute
    - embroil
    - feud
    - fight
    - quarrel
    - quarreling
    - quarrelling
    - row
    - squabble
    - wrangle
    - settle
    * * *
    1. [discusión] dispute, argument
    2. [competición] contest;
    la disputa por el título de liga the battle for the league title;
    entrar en la disputa por algo to enter the contest for sth;
    hay mucha disputa para conseguir el puesto there's a lot of competition for the post
    3. [polémica] dispute;
    mediar o [m5] terciar en la disputa to intervene in the dispute;
    es, sin disputa, el más lujoso it is indisputably o unquestionably the most luxurious
    * * *
    f dispute;
    sin disputa undoubtedly
    * * *
    altercado, discusión: dispute, argument

    Spanish-English dictionary > disputa

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