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company-specific

  • 1 empresa1

    1 = business [businesses, -pl.], commercial firm, company, corporation, firm, business enterprise, outfit, business interest, business firm, industrial firm, commercial enterprise, operating company.
    Ex. To a small or mid-sized business, information is critical for effective planning, growth and development.
    Ex. Difficulties over access to these can arise when research project has been financed by a scientific organization or commercial firm who have an interest in maintaining security.
    Ex. Among the companies offering 'Mice' are Microsoft, Vision and Apple, but more are anticipated.
    Ex. The main form of knowledge transfer and the basis for decision making within corporations has not been a paper, a document or a detailed report, but a set of overhead slides and the discussions around them.
    Ex. The European Development Fund finances projects in overseas countries for which European-based firms can supply equipment and know-how.
    Ex. The 'Books at work' project in Kalmar in southern Sweden is the result of collaboration between trade unions, business enterprises and the public library.
    Ex. The author compares the advantages and disadvantages of buying from the larger established companies and smaller outfits.
    Ex. As an example, the University of Hawaii libraries have installed an online catalogue on which they will hang a special assortment of databases that are needed by Hawaii and Pacific business interests.
    Ex. Collection and preservation of records is an expensive pursuit and the task of persuading cost conscious business firms that they ought to preserve their records is an unenviable one.
    Ex. In libraries serving industrial firms, for example, the cost of not finding information may be high; this is why 'hard headed businessmen' add to their overheads by paying for extensive library services.
    Ex. Some commercial enterprises subsidise satellite communications for academic institutions.
    Ex. In the future, these files will be made readily accessible to other Glaxo operating companies through the use of computers.
    ----
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * administración de empresas = business administration.
    * admnistrador de empresa = firm administrator.
    * archivo de empresa = business archives.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * bibliotecario de empresa = industrial librarian.
    * comida de empresa = company dinner.
    * como las empresas = business-like.
    * conglomerado de empresas = conglomerate.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * curso mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich course.
    * dejar la empresa = jump + ship.
    * de la propia empresa = company-owned.
    * de toda la empresa = systemwide.
    * director de empresa = company director.
    * directorio de empresas en base de datos = corporate directory database, company directory database.
    * documentación de empresas = business record.
    * empresa afiliada = sister company.
    * empresa comercial = commercial agency, commercial vendor, commercial business, business firm.
    * empresa con solera = established player.
    * empresa consolidada = established player.
    * empresa constructora = property developer.
    * empresa consumada = established player.
    * empresa de búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunter.
    * empresa de cobro de deudas = debt collection agency.
    * empresa de contabilidad = accounting firm.
    * empresa dedicada a la venta por correo = mail order company.
    * empresa dedicada al desarrollo de productos = product developer.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * empresa dedicada al proceso del cereal = corn processor.
    * empresa de grandes derroches = high roller.
    * empresa de investigación = research firm.
    * empresa de la limpieza = cleaning firm.
    * empresa de liempza = cleaning business.
    * empresa de limpieza = janitorial business.
    * empresa de medios de comunicación = media company.
    * empresa de mudanzas = mover.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de nueva creación = this sort of thing, startup [start-up].
    * empresa de ordenadores = computer company.
    * empresa de reparto de paquetes = package delivery company.
    * empresa de seguridad = security firm.
    * empresa de servicios = service organisation, service agency, service company.
    * empresa de servicios de información = information broker, broker, information broking.
    * empresa de servicio social = social utility.
    * empresa de servicios públicos = public utility, utility company.
    * empresa de solera = established player.
    * empresa de telecomunicaciones = computer bureau.
    * empresa de trabajo = industrial affiliation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * empresa de viajes = travel company.
    * empresa en la que sólo pueden trabajar empleados que pertenezcan a un sindic = close shop.
    * empresa farmacéutica = drug company.
    * empresa filial = subsidiary company.
    * empresa hipotecaria = mortgage company.
    * empresa industrial = industrial firm.
    * empresa organizadora de congresos = conference organiser.
    * empresa privada = private vendor, private company, private business, private firm.
    * empresa pública = civilian employer, public firm.
    * empresas americanas, las = corporate America.
    * empresa sindicada = union shop.
    * empresa televisiva = television company.
    * empresa transportadora = shipper, shipping agent.
    * en toda la empresa = company-wide, systemwide.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * fusión de empresas = consolidation.
    * gasto de empresa = business expense.
    * gestión de empresas = business management.
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * guardería de la empresa = workplace crêche.
    * información sobre empresas = business intelligence.
    * intranet de empresa = corporate intranet.
    * libro de empresa = organisation manual.
    * mercado de la empresa = corporate market.
    * mundo de la empresa = business world.
    * mundo de la empresa, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo de las empresas = business environment.
    * página web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * para toda la empresa = company-wide, enterprise-wide.
    * partícipe en la empresa = corporate insider.
    * patrocinado por la propia empresa = company-sponsored.
    * pequeña empresa = small business.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * programa de prácticas en la empresa = internship program(me), internship.
    * programa mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich programme.
    * propiedad de la empresa = company-owned.
    * PYME (Pequeña y Mediana Empresa) = SME (Small and Medium Sized Enterprise).
    * que afecta a toda la empresa = enterprise-wide.
    * sitio web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * trabajador cualificado contratado de otra empresa = lateral hire.
    * ya parte de la empresa = on board.

    Spanish-English dictionary > empresa1

  • 2 específico

    adj.
    specific, particular, special.
    * * *
    1 specific
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    \
    peso específico specific gravity
    ————————
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    * * *
    (f. - específica)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SM (Med) specific
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.
    Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex. The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex. The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex. Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex. These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    ----
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.

    Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.

    Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex: The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex: The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex: Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex: There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex: These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.

    * * *
    A (determinado, preciso) specific peso
    B ( Farm, Med) specific
    specific
    * * *

     

    Del verbo especificar: ( conjugate especificar)

    especifico es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    especificó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    especificar    
    específico
    especificar ( conjugate especificar) verbo transitivo
    to specify
    específico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    specific
    especificar verbo transitivo to specify
    específico,-a
    I adjetivo specific
    II m Med specific (remedy): los médicos de la seguridad social procuran no recetar específicos, doctors in the national health care system avoid prescribing specifics to their patients

    ' específico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    específica
    - peso
    - concreto
    - general
    - helecho
    - particular
    - quinceañero
    English:
    backbencher
    - crime
    - general
    - given
    - in
    - literate
    - particular
    - specific
    - back
    * * *
    específico, -a
    adj
    specific
    nm
    [medicamento] specific
    * * *
    adj specific
    * * *
    específico, -ca adj
    : specific
    * * *
    específico adj specific

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico

  • 3 específico de las empresas

    Ex. This paper outlines a few of the thousands of sites which are helpful in obtaining general business information and company specific information.
    * * *

    Ex: This paper outlines a few of the thousands of sites which are helpful in obtaining general business information and company specific information.

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico de las empresas

  • 4 empresa

    f.
    1 company.
    pequeña y mediana empresa small and medium-sized business
    libre empresa free enterprise
    empresa conjunta joint venture
    empresa filial subsidiary
    empresa matriz parent company
    empresa privada private company
    la empresa privada the private sector
    empresa pública public sector firm
    la empresa pública the public sector
    2 enterprise, undertaking.
    se embarcó en una peligrosa empresa he embarked on a risky enterprise o undertaking
    * * *
    1 (compañía) firm, company
    2 (dirección) management
    3 (acción) undertaking, venture
    \
    empresa filial subsidiary company
    empresa matriz parent company
    empresa multinacional multinational company
    empresa naviera shipping company
    libre empresa free enterprise
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) company, corporation, firm, business
    2) undertaking, venture
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=tarea) enterprise
    2) (Com, Econ) (=compañía) firm, company

    empresa funeraria — undertaker's, mortician's (EEUU)

    3) (=dirección) management

    la empresa lamenta que... — the management regrets that...

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( compañía) company, firm (BrE)
    b) ( dirección) management
    2) (tarea, labor) venture, undertaking
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( compañía) company, firm (BrE)
    b) ( dirección) management
    2) (tarea, labor) venture, undertaking
    * * *
    empresa1
    1 = business [businesses, -pl.], commercial firm, company, corporation, firm, business enterprise, outfit, business interest, business firm, industrial firm, commercial enterprise, operating company.

    Ex: To a small or mid-sized business, information is critical for effective planning, growth and development.

    Ex: Difficulties over access to these can arise when research project has been financed by a scientific organization or commercial firm who have an interest in maintaining security.
    Ex: Among the companies offering 'Mice' are Microsoft, Vision and Apple, but more are anticipated.
    Ex: The main form of knowledge transfer and the basis for decision making within corporations has not been a paper, a document or a detailed report, but a set of overhead slides and the discussions around them.
    Ex: The European Development Fund finances projects in overseas countries for which European-based firms can supply equipment and know-how.
    Ex: The 'Books at work' project in Kalmar in southern Sweden is the result of collaboration between trade unions, business enterprises and the public library.
    Ex: The author compares the advantages and disadvantages of buying from the larger established companies and smaller outfits.
    Ex: As an example, the University of Hawaii libraries have installed an online catalogue on which they will hang a special assortment of databases that are needed by Hawaii and Pacific business interests.
    Ex: Collection and preservation of records is an expensive pursuit and the task of persuading cost conscious business firms that they ought to preserve their records is an unenviable one.
    Ex: In libraries serving industrial firms, for example, the cost of not finding information may be high; this is why 'hard headed businessmen' add to their overheads by paying for extensive library services.
    Ex: Some commercial enterprises subsidise satellite communications for academic institutions.
    Ex: In the future, these files will be made readily accessible to other Glaxo operating companies through the use of computers.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * administración de empresas = business administration.
    * admnistrador de empresa = firm administrator.
    * archivo de empresa = business archives.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * bibliotecario de empresa = industrial librarian.
    * comida de empresa = company dinner.
    * como las empresas = business-like.
    * conglomerado de empresas = conglomerate.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * curso mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich course.
    * dejar la empresa = jump + ship.
    * de la propia empresa = company-owned.
    * de toda la empresa = systemwide.
    * director de empresa = company director.
    * directorio de empresas en base de datos = corporate directory database, company directory database.
    * documentación de empresas = business record.
    * empresa afiliada = sister company.
    * empresa comercial = commercial agency, commercial vendor, commercial business, business firm.
    * empresa con solera = established player.
    * empresa consolidada = established player.
    * empresa constructora = property developer.
    * empresa consumada = established player.
    * empresa de búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunter.
    * empresa de cobro de deudas = debt collection agency.
    * empresa de contabilidad = accounting firm.
    * empresa dedicada a la venta por correo = mail order company.
    * empresa dedicada al desarrollo de productos = product developer.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * empresa dedicada al proceso del cereal = corn processor.
    * empresa de grandes derroches = high roller.
    * empresa de investigación = research firm.
    * empresa de la limpieza = cleaning firm.
    * empresa de liempza = cleaning business.
    * empresa de limpieza = janitorial business.
    * empresa de medios de comunicación = media company.
    * empresa de mudanzas = mover.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de nueva creación = this sort of thing, startup [start-up].
    * empresa de ordenadores = computer company.
    * empresa de reparto de paquetes = package delivery company.
    * empresa de seguridad = security firm.
    * empresa de servicios = service organisation, service agency, service company.
    * empresa de servicios de información = information broker, broker, information broking.
    * empresa de servicio social = social utility.
    * empresa de servicios públicos = public utility, utility company.
    * empresa de solera = established player.
    * empresa de telecomunicaciones = computer bureau.
    * empresa de trabajo = industrial affiliation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * empresa de viajes = travel company.
    * empresa en la que sólo pueden trabajar empleados que pertenezcan a un sindic = close shop.
    * empresa farmacéutica = drug company.
    * empresa filial = subsidiary company.
    * empresa hipotecaria = mortgage company.
    * empresa industrial = industrial firm.
    * empresa organizadora de congresos = conference organiser.
    * empresa privada = private vendor, private company, private business, private firm.
    * empresa pública = civilian employer, public firm.
    * empresas americanas, las = corporate America.
    * empresa sindicada = union shop.
    * empresa televisiva = television company.
    * empresa transportadora = shipper, shipping agent.
    * en toda la empresa = company-wide, systemwide.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * fusión de empresas = consolidation.
    * gasto de empresa = business expense.
    * gestión de empresas = business management.
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * guardería de la empresa = workplace crêche.
    * información sobre empresas = business intelligence.
    * intranet de empresa = corporate intranet.
    * libro de empresa = organisation manual.
    * mercado de la empresa = corporate market.
    * mundo de la empresa = business world.
    * mundo de la empresa, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo de las empresas = business environment.
    * página web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * para toda la empresa = company-wide, enterprise-wide.
    * partícipe en la empresa = corporate insider.
    * patrocinado por la propia empresa = company-sponsored.
    * pequeña empresa = small business.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * programa de prácticas en la empresa = internship program(me), internship.
    * programa mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich programme.
    * propiedad de la empresa = company-owned.
    * PYME (Pequeña y Mediana Empresa) = SME (Small and Medium Sized Enterprise).
    * que afecta a toda la empresa = enterprise-wide.
    * sitio web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * trabajador cualificado contratado de otra empresa = lateral hire.
    * ya parte de la empresa = on board.

    empresa2
    2 = enterprise, scheme, venture, quest, operation, undertaking.

    Ex: Only those who have attempted to edit the proceedings of a conference can appreciate the magnitude and scope of such an enterprise.

    Ex: There are forty-six centres in twenty-five countries participating in the scheme.
    Ex: However rudimentary or advanced the system, and no matter what the age of the children involved, certain matters should be considered before setting out on the venture.
    Ex: It is a quest without a satisfactory conclusion - a holy grail of librarianship.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: Since the file from 1966-1975 contains some 2,500,000 references, a search of the complete data base is a fairly large-scale undertaking.
    * empresa descabellada = fool's errand.
    * empresa próspera = success story.

    * * *
    A
    1 (compañía) company, firm ( BrE)
    empresa filial subsidiary company
    mediano, pequeño1 (↑ pequeño (1))
    2 (dirección) management
    la empresa no se hace responsable de … the management cannot accept liability for …
    libre1 (↑ libre (1))
    Compuestos:
    start-up
    public utility company, public utility
    sponsors (pl) ( of an artistic event)
    private sector company
    public sector company
    raider
    masculine and feminine (Ur) self-employed person, sole trader ( BrE)
    B (tarea, labor) venture, undertaking
    nos hemos embarcado en una arriesgada empresa we've undertaken a risky venture
    pereció en la empresa ( liter); she perished in the attempt ( liter)
    * * *

     

    empresa sustantivo femenino
    1 ( compañía) company, firm (BrE);

    2 (tarea, labor) venture, undertaking
    empresa sustantivo femenino
    1 Com Ind company, firm
    empresa pública, state-owned company
    2 (proyecto, tarea) undertaking, task: es una empresa muy arriesgada, it's a very risky venture
    ' empresa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    administración
    - ámbito
    - amenaza
    - asegurar
    - bacalao
    - casa
    - CEPYME
    - compañía
    - constructor
    - constructora
    - contabilidad
    - contrata
    - dar
    - decorar
    - deficitaria
    - deficitario
    - definitivamente
    - departamento
    - depurar
    - dirección
    - dirigir
    - diversificarse
    - económica
    - económico
    - ejecutiva
    - ensalzar
    - entablar
    - escala
    - escáner
    - espaldarazo
    - estatal
    - estructuración
    - forjar
    - gestión
    - hipotecar
    - hostelería
    - imagen
    - imposición
    - inspección
    - juez
    - lanzamiento
    - ligarse
    - llevar
    - mecánica
    - nacional
    - negocio
    - negrera
    - negrero
    - patrón
    - patrona
    English:
    administration
    - amount to
    - association
    - audit
    - backbone
    - bankrupt
    - base
    - be
    - being
    - boss
    - branch out
    - builder
    - business
    - by-law
    - carrier
    - climb down
    - cock-up
    - collapse
    - come in
    - company
    - creativity
    - credit bureau
    - dark horse
    - deal with
    - department
    - developer
    - disorganized
    - division
    - do
    - down-market
    - effective
    - engineer
    - enter
    - enterprise
    - equal
    - established
    - exploit
    - firm
    - fixture
    - float
    - flourish
    - go down
    - go under
    - head
    - house
    - in-house
    - insider
    - intimidate
    - launch
    - launching
    * * *
    1. [sociedad] company;
    pequeña y mediana empresa small and medium-sized business;
    prohibido fijar carteles: responsable la empresa anunciadora [en letrero] post o stick no bills: advertisers will be held liable
    empresa común joint venture;
    empresa conjunta joint venture;
    empresa filial subsidiary;
    empresa funeraria undertaker's;
    empresa júnior junior enterprise, = firm set up and run by business studies students;
    empresa libre, libre empresa free enterprise;
    empresa matriz parent company;
    empresa mixta mixed company;
    empresa privada private company;
    empresa pública public sector firm;
    empresa punto com dot.com (company);
    empresa de seguridad security firm;
    empresa de servicio público public utility, US public service corporation;
    empresa de servicios service company;
    empresa de trabajo temporal Br temping o US temp agency;
    empresa de transportes Br haulage o US trucking firm;
    Urug empresa unipersonal sole trader, one person business
    2. [dirección] management;
    las negociaciones con la empresa the negotiations with management
    3. [acción] enterprise, undertaking;
    se embarcó en una peligrosa empresa he embarked on a risky enterprise o undertaking
    * * *
    f
    1 company;
    gran empresa large company;
    pequeña empresa small business;
    mediana empresa medium-sized business
    2 fig
    venture, undertaking
    * * *
    1) compañía, firma: company, corporation, firm
    2) : undertaking, venture
    * * *
    1. (entidad) company [pl. companies]
    2. (negocio) business [pl. businesses]

    Spanish-English dictionary > empresa

  • 5 Gillette Company

    f.
    Gillette Company, Gillette.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Gillette Company

  • 6 Kellogg Company

    f.
    Kellogg Company, Kellogg.
    m.
    Kellogg Company, Kellogg.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Kellogg Company

  • 7 Kellwood Company

    f.
    Kellwood Company, Kellwood.
    m.
    Kellwood Company, Kellwood.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Kellwood Company

  • 8 Monsanto Company

    f.
    Monsanto Company, Monsanto.
    m.
    Monsanto Company, Monsanto.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Monsanto Company

  • 9 Timken Company

    f.
    Timken Company, Timken.
    m.
    Timken Company, Timken.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Timken Company

  • 10 Toro Company

    f.
    Toro Company, Toro.
    m.
    Toro Company, Toro.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Toro Company

  • 11 Tribune Company

    f.
    Tribune Company, Tribune.
    m.
    Tribune Company, Tribune.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Tribune Company

  • 12 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = 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.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = 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.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 13 agencia

    f.
    1 agency (empresa).
    agencia de aduanas customs agent's
    agencia de colocación employment agency o bureau
    agencia de contactos escort agency
    agencia matrimonial marriage bureau
    agencia de noticias news agency
    agencia de prensa press agency
    agencia de publicidad advertising agency
    agencia de seguros insurance company
    agencia de viajes travel agency
    2 agency (organismo).
    3 branch (sucursal).
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: agenciar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: agenciar.
    * * *
    1 agency (sucursal) branch
    \
    agencia inmobiliaria estate agent's, US real estate office
    agencia de turismo tourist office
    agencia de viajes travel agency
    * * *
    noun f.
    agency, bureau
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=empresa) agency; (=oficina) office, bureau

    Agencia de Protección de Datos Esp data protection agency

    agencia de turismo, agencia de viajes — travel agent's, travel agency

    agencia inmobiliaria — estate agent's (office), real estate agency (EEUU)

    agencia tributaria — Inland Revenue, Internal Revenue (EEUU)

    2) Chile (=montepío) pawnshop
    * * *
    femenino ( oficina) office; ( sucursal) branch
    * * *
    = agency, body, bureau [bureaux, -pl.], centre [center, -USA], agent.
    Ex. It is often not clear which agency can best provide for the needs of a client = Con frecuencia no está claro qué organismo puede satisfacer mejor las necesidades de un cliente.
    Ex. Special rules are includes for specific types of corporate bodies, such as exhibitions, conferences, subordinate and related bodies, governments bodies and officials, and radio and television stations.
    Ex. Their reliability depends on the co-operation of individual libraries within the region in notifying the bureau of additions to and withdrawals from stock.
    Ex. Over 3,000 such centres were set up, but most had closed by 1949.
    Ex. These forms usually provide space for the user or his agent to enter the relevant information.
    ----
    * agencia afiliada = sister agency.
    * agencia bibliográfica = bibliographical agency.
    * Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA) = CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
    * agencia comercial = commercial agency.
    * agencia de bolsa = brokerage house.
    * agencia de catalogación = cataloguing agency.
    * agencia de comunicaciones = communications agency.
    * agencia de contactos = dating service.
    * agencia de detectives = detective agency.
    * agencia de estadística = statistical agency.
    * agencia de homologación = accrediting agency, accrediting body.
    * agencia de indización = indexing agency.
    * agencia de información = information agency.
    * agencia de normalización = standards body.
    * agencia de noticias = news office, news agency, newspaper agency, news organisation.
    * Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente (EPA) = Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    * agencia de publicación = issuing bureau.
    * agencia de publicidad = advertising agency.
    * agencia de resúmenes = abstracting agency, abstracting organisation.
    * agencia de servicios = service agency.
    * agencia de suscripciones = subscription agency, subscription agent.
    * agencia de transportes = transportation company, transport company.
    * agencia de venta de billetes = ticket agent, ticket agency.
    * agencia de venta de entradas = ticket agent, ticket agency.
    * agencia de viajes = travel agency, travel agent.
    * agencia distribuidora = releasing agent.
    * agencia estadística = statistical agency.
    * agencia federal = federal agency.
    * agencia gubernamental = government agency, government bureau.
    * agencia inmobiliaria = real estate brokerage, real estate firm, real estate agent, estate agent, realtor.
    * agencia internacional = international agency.
    * agencia local = local agency.
    * agencia nacional = local agency.
    * agencia nacional bibliográfica = national bibliographic agency.
    * agencia patrocinadora = sponsoring agency, funding body, funding agency.
    * agencias de noticias = news media.
    * agencias de seguros, las = insurance industry, the.
    * columnista de agencia de noticias = syndicated columnist.
    * directivo de agencia de publicidad = advertising executive.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * por medio de una agencia = on a bureau basis.
    * sector de las agencias de viajes, el = travel sector, the.
    * sector de las agencias de viajes, el = travel industry, the.
    * todos los miembros de la agencia = agency-wide.
    * * *
    femenino ( oficina) office; ( sucursal) branch
    * * *
    = agency, body, bureau [bureaux, -pl.], centre [center, -USA], agent.

    Ex: It is often not clear which agency can best provide for the needs of a client = Con frecuencia no está claro qué organismo puede satisfacer mejor las necesidades de un cliente.

    Ex: Special rules are includes for specific types of corporate bodies, such as exhibitions, conferences, subordinate and related bodies, governments bodies and officials, and radio and television stations.
    Ex: Their reliability depends on the co-operation of individual libraries within the region in notifying the bureau of additions to and withdrawals from stock.
    Ex: Over 3,000 such centres were set up, but most had closed by 1949.
    Ex: These forms usually provide space for the user or his agent to enter the relevant information.
    * agencia afiliada = sister agency.
    * agencia bibliográfica = bibliographical agency.
    * Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA) = CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
    * agencia comercial = commercial agency.
    * agencia de bolsa = brokerage house.
    * agencia de catalogación = cataloguing agency.
    * agencia de comunicaciones = communications agency.
    * agencia de contactos = dating service.
    * agencia de detectives = detective agency.
    * agencia de estadística = statistical agency.
    * agencia de homologación = accrediting agency, accrediting body.
    * agencia de indización = indexing agency.
    * agencia de información = information agency.
    * agencia de normalización = standards body.
    * agencia de noticias = news office, news agency, newspaper agency, news organisation.
    * Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente (EPA) = Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    * agencia de publicación = issuing bureau.
    * agencia de publicidad = advertising agency.
    * agencia de resúmenes = abstracting agency, abstracting organisation.
    * agencia de servicios = service agency.
    * agencia de suscripciones = subscription agency, subscription agent.
    * agencia de transportes = transportation company, transport company.
    * agencia de venta de billetes = ticket agent, ticket agency.
    * agencia de venta de entradas = ticket agent, ticket agency.
    * agencia de viajes = travel agency, travel agent.
    * agencia distribuidora = releasing agent.
    * agencia estadística = statistical agency.
    * agencia federal = federal agency.
    * agencia gubernamental = government agency, government bureau.
    * agencia inmobiliaria = real estate brokerage, real estate firm, real estate agent, estate agent, realtor.
    * agencia internacional = international agency.
    * agencia local = local agency.
    * agencia nacional = local agency.
    * agencia nacional bibliográfica = national bibliographic agency.
    * agencia patrocinadora = sponsoring agency, funding body, funding agency.
    * agencias de noticias = news media.
    * agencias de seguros, las = insurance industry, the.
    * columnista de agencia de noticias = syndicated columnist.
    * directivo de agencia de publicidad = advertising executive.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * por medio de una agencia = on a bureau basis.
    * sector de las agencias de viajes, el = travel sector, the.
    * sector de las agencias de viajes, el = travel industry, the.
    * todos los miembros de la agencia = agency-wide.

    * * *
    A (oficina) office; (sucursal) branch
    Compuestos:
    escort agency
    debt-collection agency
    employment agency o bureau ( generally for domestic staff)
    dating agency
    credit agency
    ( Méx) escort agency
    employment agency o bureau
    agencia de prensa or de noticias
    press o news agency
    advertising agency
    freight forwarding agency o company
    (local) travel agent's; (negocio) travel agency
    funeral director's, funeral parlor*
    real estate agency ( AmE), realtors (pl) ( AmE), estate agent's ( BrE)
    marriage bureau
    (Andes, RPI) press o news agency
    advertising agency
    B ( Chi) (casa de empeños) pawnshop, pawnbroker's
    * * *

     

    Del verbo agenciar: ( conjugate agenciar)

    agencia es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    agencia    
    agenciar
    agencia sustantivo femenino ( oficina) office;
    ( sucursal) branch;
    agencia de colocaciones employment agency o bureau ( generally for domestic staff);

    agencia de prensa or de noticias press o news agency;
    agencia de viajes travel agent's, travel agency;
    agencia matrimonial marriage bureau
    agencia sustantivo femenino
    1 agency
    (sucursal) branch
    agencia de prensa, news agency
    agencia de publicidad, advertising agency
    agencia de seguros, insurance agency
    agencia de trabajo temporal, temporary agency
    agencia de viajes, travel agency
    agencia inmobiliaria, estate agency
    2 LAm (casa de empeño) pawnshop

    ' agencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    prensa
    - tributaria
    - tributario
    - inmobiliaria
    English:
    advertising agency
    - agency
    - AP
    - betting
    - bureau
    - CIA
    - employment agency
    - marriage bureau
    - NASA
    - news agency
    - ticket agency
    - tour
    - tourist agency
    - travel agency
    - travel agent
    - travel bureau
    - advertising
    - betting shop
    - employment
    - job
    - press
    - syndicate
    - travel
    * * *
    1. [empresa] agency
    agencia de acompañantes escort agency;
    agencia de aduanas customs agent's;
    Fin agencia de calificación (de riesgos) credit rating agency;
    agencia de colocación employment agency;
    agencia de contactos dating agency;
    agencia de contratación recruitment agency;
    agencia de detectives detective agency o bureau;
    agencia inmobiliaria Br estate agent's, US real estate office;
    agencia matrimonial marriage bureau;
    agencia de modelos modelling agency;
    agencia de noticias news agency;
    agencia de prensa press agency;
    agencia de la propiedad Br estate agent's, US real estate office;
    agencia de publicidad advertising agency;
    agencia de seguros insurance company;
    Bolsa agencia de valores stockbrokers, brokerage house;
    agencia de viajes travel agency
    2. [organismo] agency
    agencia de ayuda humanitaria aid o relief agency;
    agencia de cooperación development agency;
    Agencia Espacial Europea European Space Agency;
    Agencia de Protección de Datos Data Protection Agency;
    Esp la Agencia Tributaria Br ≈ the Inland Revenue, US ≈ the IRS
    3. [sucursal] branch
    agencia urbana high street branch
    * * *
    f agency
    * * *
    : agency, office
    * * *
    agencia n (empresa) agency [pl. agencies]

    Spanish-English dictionary > agencia

  • 14 anónimo

    adj.
    anonymous, nameless, unidentified, unnamed.
    m.
    anonymous letter, anonymous note.
    * * *
    1 (desconocido) anonymous
    2 (sociedad) limited, US incorporated
    1 (carta) anonymous letter; (obra) anonymous work
    2 (anonimato) anonymity
    ————————
    1 (carta) anonymous letter; (obra) anonymous work
    2 (anonimato) anonymity
    * * *
    (f. - anónima)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ anonymous; ver sociedad 3)
    2. SM
    1) (=anonimato) anonymity

    conservar o guardar el anónimo — to remain anonymous

    2) (=persona) anonymous person
    3) (=carta) anonymous letter; (=carta maliciosa) poison-pen letter; (=documento) anonymous document; (=obra literaria) unsigned literary work
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo anonymous
    II
    masculino ( carta) anonymous letter; ( obra) anonymous work
    * * *
    = anonymous, anonym, unnamed, incognito, nameless, faceless, hit-and-run, nomen nescio [N.N.].
    Ex. According to Cutter's definitions, anonymous means 'published without the author's name'; a pseudonym is 'a fictitious name assumed by the author to conceal his identity'.
    Ex. The introduction defines 'related works' as 'collective biographies, biobibliographies, collections of epitaphs, selected genealogical works, and dictionaries of anonyms and pseudonyms'.
    Ex. The author examines a case study of a power struggle over a reviewer critique within an unnamed 'Ivy League' university.
    Ex. Anonymity reflects the desire of an author to remain incognito.
    Ex. Her most recent collection is a numb poem focused on the nameless slave who saved Oedipus.
    Ex. Two faceless, 30-inch unisex dolls were designed to represent the child.
    Ex. But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.
    Ex. Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    ----
    * Alcohólicos Anónimos = Alcoholics Anonymous.
    * evaluación anónima = blind review.
    * obra anónima = anonymous work.
    * obra anónima clásica = anonymous classic.
    * sistema de evaluación anónima = double-blind.
    * sistema de evaluación por pares anónima = double-blind refereeing system.
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo anonymous
    II
    masculino ( carta) anonymous letter; ( obra) anonymous work
    * * *
    = anonymous, anonym, unnamed, incognito, nameless, faceless, hit-and-run, nomen nescio [N.N.].

    Ex: According to Cutter's definitions, anonymous means 'published without the author's name'; a pseudonym is 'a fictitious name assumed by the author to conceal his identity'.

    Ex: The introduction defines 'related works' as 'collective biographies, biobibliographies, collections of epitaphs, selected genealogical works, and dictionaries of anonyms and pseudonyms'.
    Ex: The author examines a case study of a power struggle over a reviewer critique within an unnamed 'Ivy League' university.
    Ex: Anonymity reflects the desire of an author to remain incognito.
    Ex: Her most recent collection is a numb poem focused on the nameless slave who saved Oedipus.
    Ex: Two faceless, 30-inch unisex dolls were designed to represent the child.
    Ex: But on the other hand, these electronic message boards can have a hit-and-run quality where vitriolic or off-topic comments are posted by contributors hidden in the safety of anonymity.
    Ex: Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
    * Alcohólicos Anónimos = Alcoholics Anonymous.
    * evaluación anónima = blind review.
    * obra anónima = anonymous work.
    * obra anónima clásica = anonymous classic.
    * sistema de evaluación anónima = double-blind.
    * sistema de evaluación por pares anónima = double-blind refereeing system.

    * * *
    anónimo1 -ma
    1 ‹carta/obra› anonymous
    una obra de autor anónimo a work by an anonymous author
    2 (normal, no especial) anonymous, unexceptional
    1 (carta) anonymous letter
    2 (obra) anonymous work
    * * *

    anónimo
    ◊ -ma adjetivo

    anonymous
    anónimo,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (desconocido) anonymous
    2 Com sociedad anónima., public limited company (PLC), US corporation
    II m (carta) anonymous letter

    ' anónimo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anónima
    - negra
    - negro
    English:
    anonymous
    - faceless
    - nameless
    - poison
    * * *
    anónimo, -a
    adj
    [libro, obra] anonymous;
    un comunicante anónimo reivindicó el atentado an anonymous caller claimed responsibility for the attack
    nm
    [escrito] anonymous letter; [cuadro] unsigned painting
    * * *
    I adj anonymous
    II m poison pen letter
    * * *
    anónimo, -ma adj
    : anonymous
    * * *
    anónimo adj anonymous

    Spanish-English dictionary > anónimo

  • 15 asesoramiento

    m.
    1 advice.
    2 advising, assessorship, consultation.
    * * *
    1 (acción) advising
    2 (consejo) advice
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino advice
    * * *
    = advising, guidance, advice, counsel, advice-giving, advisement.
    Ex. CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
    Ex. The command function 'HELP' is used to obtain guidance online when in difficulty.
    Ex. A large part of the work of information and advice has been the interpretation of people's eligibility for welfare benefits and other social services.
    Ex. Of course, this is on the outer fringes of reference work as such, but librarians should at least be aware that people frequently find counsel and support and encouragement more effective than the supply of specific information to help solve their problems.
    Ex. Many librarians even regard advice-giving as not part of their function, on the grounds that they do not have the time, the training or the protection (against giving wrong advice).
    Ex. This article evaluates various academic advisement systems for distance education students and presents conclusions and recommendations.
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    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice.
    * asesoramiento legal = legal advice, legal aid.
    * asesoramiento matrimonial = marriage counseling.
    * asesoramiento prematrimonial = premarital counseling.
    * asesoramiento profesional = career(s) advice.
    * asesoramiento sobre la lectura = reading guidance.
    * asesoramiento técnico = technical advice.
    * bajo el asesoramiento de = on the advice of.
    * centro de asesoramiento = counselling centre.
    * Comité Nacional de Asesoramiento (NACO) = National Advisory Committee (NACO).
    * de asesoramiento = consultative.
    * ofrecer asesoramiento = offer + advice, offer + guidance, dispense + advice.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * proporcionar asesoramiento = dispense + advice.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * servicio de asesoramiento = consulting service, counselling service, advisory service.
    * servicio de asesoramiento jurídico = legal aid service.
    * sesión de asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice surgery.
    * sesión de asesoramiento legal = legal advice surgery.
    * taller de asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice surgery.
    * * *
    masculino advice
    * * *
    = advising, guidance, advice, counsel, advice-giving, advisement.

    Ex: CACs have dealt with pre-shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.

    Ex: The command function 'HELP' is used to obtain guidance online when in difficulty.
    Ex: A large part of the work of information and advice has been the interpretation of people's eligibility for welfare benefits and other social services.
    Ex: Of course, this is on the outer fringes of reference work as such, but librarians should at least be aware that people frequently find counsel and support and encouragement more effective than the supply of specific information to help solve their problems.
    Ex: Many librarians even regard advice-giving as not part of their function, on the grounds that they do not have the time, the training or the protection (against giving wrong advice).
    Ex: This article evaluates various academic advisement systems for distance education students and presents conclusions and recommendations.
    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice.
    * asesoramiento legal = legal advice, legal aid.
    * asesoramiento matrimonial = marriage counseling.
    * asesoramiento prematrimonial = premarital counseling.
    * asesoramiento profesional = career(s) advice.
    * asesoramiento sobre la lectura = reading guidance.
    * asesoramiento técnico = technical advice.
    * bajo el asesoramiento de = on the advice of.
    * centro de asesoramiento = counselling centre.
    * Comité Nacional de Asesoramiento (NACO) = National Advisory Committee (NACO).
    * de asesoramiento = consultative.
    * ofrecer asesoramiento = offer + advice, offer + guidance, dispense + advice.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * proporcionar asesoramiento = dispense + advice.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * servicio de asesoramiento = consulting service, counselling service, advisory service.
    * servicio de asesoramiento jurídico = legal aid service.
    * sesión de asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice surgery.
    * sesión de asesoramiento legal = legal advice surgery.
    * taller de asesoramiento jurídico = legal advice surgery.

    * * *
    advice
    requerirá el asesoramiento de un experto you will need to get expert advice o the opinion of an expert
    * * *

     

    asesoramiento sustantivo masculino
    advice
    asesoramiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (acción de aconsejar) advising
    2 (consejo) advice
    ' asesoramiento' also found in these entries:
    English:
    advice
    - counselling
    - dean
    * * *
    [de político] advice; [de empresario] consultancy;
    esta empresa proporciona asesoramiento de imagen a varios políticos this company acts as image consultant to several politicians
    * * *
    m advice;
    asesoramiento de empresas management consultancy
    * * *
    : advice, counsel

    Spanish-English dictionary > asesoramiento

  • 16 base

    adj.
    host.
    f.
    base de maquillaje foundation (cream)
    2 basis (fundamento, origen).
    el petróleo es la base de su economía their economy is based on oil
    ese argumento se cae por su base that argument is built on sand
    partimos de la base de que… we assume that…
    sentar las bases para to lay the foundations of
    3 base.
    base aérea air base
    base espacial space station
    base de lanzamiento launch site
    base naval naval base
    base de operaciones operational base
    4 base (chemistry).
    5 base (math & geometry).
    6 base.
    7 makeup.
    8 radix, base of a system of numbers or logarithms.
    pres.subj.
    1st person singular (yo) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: basar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) base
    2 figurado basis
    si partimos de la base de que... if we start from the premise that...
    3 QUÍMICA base, alkali
    2 las bases (de partido etc) grass roots, rank and file
    \
    a base de (por) through, by means of, using 2 (de) consisting of
    en base a based on, on the basis of
    base aérea air base
    base de datos database
    base de datos documental documentary database
    base de datos relacional relational database
    base de lanzamiento launch site
    base de operaciones operational headquarters
    base imponible taxable income
    base naval naval base
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) base
    * * *
    1. SF
    1) (=parte inferior) base
    2) (=fondo) [de pintura] background; [de maquillaje] foundation
    3) (=fundamento) basis

    carecer de base — [acusación] to lack foundation, be unfounded; [argumento] to lack justification, be unjustified

    de base — [error, dato] basic, fundamental; [activista, apoyo] grass-roots antes de s

    en base a [uso periodístico]

    en base a que: no publicaron la carta en base a que era demasiado larga — they didn't publish the letter because it was too long

    partir de una base, un juez tiene que partir de una base de neutralidad absoluta — a judge must start out from a position of absolute neutrality

    partiendo de esta base, nos planteamos la necesidad... — on this assumption, we think it necessary...

    partir de la base de que... — to take as one's starting point that...

    sentar las bases de algo — to lay the foundations of sth

    sobre la base de algo — on the basis of sth

    4) (=componente principal)

    a base de algo, una dieta a base de arroz — a rice-based diet, a diet based on rice

    un plato a base de verduras — a vegetable-based dish, a dish based on vegetables

    a base de hacer algo — by doing sth

    así, a base de no hacer nada, poco vas a conseguir — you won't achieve much by doing nothing

    a base de insistir, la convenció para comprar la casa — by o through his insistence, he persuaded her to buy the house

    base imponible — (Econ) taxable income

    5) (=conocimientos básicos) grounding
    6) (Mil) base
    7) pl bases
    a) (=condiciones) [de concurso] conditions, rules; [de convocatoria] requirements
    b) (Pol)
    8) (Inform)
    9) (Mat) [en una potencia] base
    10) (Quím) base
    11) (Téc) base, mounting
    12) (Agrimensura) base, base line
    13) (Ling) (tb: base derivativa) base form
    14) (Béisbol) base
    15) ** (=droga) base
    2.
    SMF (Baloncesto) guard
    3. ADJ INV
    1) (=de partida) [campamento, campo] base antes de s ; [puerto] home antes de s
    2) (=básico) [idea] basic; [documento, texto] provisional, draft

    alimento base — staple (food)

    color base — base colour o (EEUU) color

    salario, sueldo
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( parte inferior) base
    b) tb
    2)

    a base de: a base de descansar se fue recuperando by resting she gradually recovered; un régimen a base de verdura a vegetable-based diet; vive a base de pastillas he lives on pills; de base <planteamiento/error> fundamental, basic; < militante> rank-and-file (before n), ordinary (before n); < movimiento> grass-roots (before n); en base a (crit) on the basis of; a base de bien (Esp fam): comimos a base de bien — we ate really well

    base aérea/naval/militar — air/naval/military base

    5)

    las bases — (Pol) the rank and file (pl)

    6) (Mat, Quím) base
    7) bases femenino plural ( de concurso) rules (pl)
    8)
    a) ( en béisbol) base
    b) base masculino y femenino ( en baloncesto) guard
    II
    adjetivo invariable
    a) (básico, elemental) basic; <documento/texto> draft (before n)
    b) < campamento> base (before n)
    * * *
    = base, base, base plate, basis [bases, -pl.], basis [bases, -pl.], bedrock, core, cornerstone [corner-stone], foundation, grounding, underpinning, cradle, warp and woof.
    Ex. The reader should now have a reasonably firm base from which to begin a more detailed reading of the specification of elements.
    Ex. The base of a notation is the set of symbols used in a specific notation.
    Ex. The two windows in the base plate of the scanner help move the read head accurately across the bar codes.
    Ex. These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex. These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex. We are the bedrock of our profession and the standards that we attain fundamentally affect the status of the profession.
    Ex. The main list of index terms is the core of the thesaurus and defines the index language.
    Ex. Abstracts are the cornerstone of secondary publications.
    Ex. In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
    Ex. The experience gained with these special schemes provided a grounding for work on the development of a new general scheme.
    Ex. The criteria must be subject to continuing review and annual updating if they are to remain valid as the underpinning for a professional activity.
    Ex. 'I have to leave fairly soon,' he said as he returned the receiver to its cradle, 'so let's get down to business'.
    Ex. Training in self-help is part of the warp and woof of any tenable theory of reference work.
    ----
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * afianzar las bases = strengthen + foundations.
    * aplicar una capa base = prime.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * banda de base = baseband.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * base cognitiva = knowledge base [knowledge-base].
    * base de datos = data bank [databank], database [data base], database software.
    * base de datos automatizada = computer database, computer-held database, computerised database, machine-readable database.
    * base de datos bibliográfica = bibliographic database.
    * base de datos bibliográfica de resúmenes = abstracts based bibliographic database.
    * base de datos catalográfica = catalogue database, cataloguing database.
    * base de datos comercial = commercial database.
    * base de datos completa = full-provision database.
    * base de datos con información confidencial = intelligence database.
    * base de datos cruzada = cross database.
    * base de datos de acceso mediante suscripción = subscription database.
    * base de datos de autoridades = authority database.
    * base de datos de carburantes = TULSA.
    * base de datos de documentos primarios = source database.
    * base de datos de documentos secundarios = reference database.
    * base de datos de dominio público = public domain database.
    * base de datos de educación = ERIC.
    * base de datos de imágenes = image database, image bank.
    * base de datos de investigación = research database.
    * base de datos del gobierno de USA = CRECORD, FEDREG.
    * base de datos de lógica difusa = fuzzy database.
    * base de datos de medicina = MEDLINE.
    * base de datos de negocios = business database.
    * base de datos de pago = subscription database.
    * base de datos de patentes = WPI.
    * base de datos de propiedades = properties database.
    * base de datos de referencia = reference database.
    * base de datos de referencia a especialistas = referral database.
    * base de datos de registros de catálogo = catalogue record database.
    * base de datos de texto = textual data base, text-oriented database, text database.
    * base de datos de texto completo = full text database.
    * base de datos de texto libre = free text database.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * base de datos distribuida = distributed database.
    * base de datos documental = textual data base.
    * base de datos en CD-ROM = CD-ROM database.
    * base de datos en disco óptico = optical disc database.
    * base de datos en estado original = raw database.
    * base de datos en línea = online database.
    * base de datos estadística = statistical database.
    * base de datos externa = external database.
    * base de datos factual = factual database.
    * base de datos financiera = financial database.
    * base de datos interna = in-house database.
    * base de datos jurídica = legal database.
    * base de datos local = local area database.
    * base de datos multimedia = multimedia database.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * base de datos numérica = numeric database, numerical database.
    * base de datos numérico-textual = textual-numeric database, text-numeric database.
    * base de datos relacional = relational database.
    * base de datos residente = resident database.
    * base de datos terminológica = terminology database.
    * base de datos textual = textual data base.
    * base de operaciones = home base.
    * base de un número = subscript numeral.
    * base impositiva = tax base.
    * base lógica = rationale.
    * base militar = military base.
    * bases = background.
    * base teórica = theoretical underpinning, theoretical underpinning.
    * búsqueda en múltiples bases de datos = cross database searching.
    * campamento base = base camp.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * como base para = as a basis for.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * conformar las bases = set + the framework.
    * conocimiento de base = foundation study.
    * constituir la base = form + the foundation.
    * constituir la base de = form + the basis of.
    * construir la base = form + the skeleton.
    * creador de bases de datos = database producer.
    * crear una base = form + a basis.
    * de base popular = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * descubrimiento de información en las bases de datos = knowledge discovery in databases (KDD).
    * directorio de empresas en base de datos = company directory database.
    * distribuidor de bases de datos = online system host, database host, host system, online service vendor.
    * distribuidor de bases de datos en línea = online vendor.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en la base = at the core (of).
    * en su base = at its core.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * formar la base = form + the foundation.
    * formar la base de = form + the basis of.
    * gestión de bases de datos = database management.
    * gestor de bases de datos = database management system (DBMS), DBMS system.
    * gestor de bases de datos relacionales = relational database management system.
    * hecho a base de parches = patchwork.
    * industria de las bases de datos = database industry.
    * línea base = baseline [base line].
    * meta base de datos = meta-database.
    * montar una base de datos = mount + database.
    * novela escrita a base de fórmulas o clichés = formula fiction.
    * organismo de base popular = grassroots organisation.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * poner las bases = lay + foundation, lay + the basis for.
    * portada de una base de datos = file banner.
    * presupuesto de base cero = zero-base(d) budgeting (ZZB), zero-base(d) budget.
    * productor de bases de datos = database producer.
    * programa de gestión de bases de datos = database management software.
    * proveedor de bases de datos = database provider.
    * que funciona a base de órdenes = command-driven.
    * remedio a base de hierbas = herbal remedy.
    * sentar base = make + things happen.
    * sentar las bases = lay + foundation, set + the scene, set + the wheels in motion, set + the tone, set + the framework, set + the pattern, provide + the basis, lay + the basis for, provide + the material for.
    * sentar las bases de Algo = lay + the groundwork for.
    * ser la base de = be at the core of, form + the basis of, be at the heart of.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sobre base de arena = sand-based.
    * sobre esta base = on this basis, on that basis.
    * sobre la base de = in relation to, on the usual basis.
    * subsistir a base de = live on.
    * tipo de interés base = base rate, prime rate.
    * tratamiento a base de hierbas = herbal treatment.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( parte inferior) base
    b) tb
    2)

    a base de: a base de descansar se fue recuperando by resting she gradually recovered; un régimen a base de verdura a vegetable-based diet; vive a base de pastillas he lives on pills; de base <planteamiento/error> fundamental, basic; < militante> rank-and-file (before n), ordinary (before n); < movimiento> grass-roots (before n); en base a (crit) on the basis of; a base de bien (Esp fam): comimos a base de bien — we ate really well

    base aérea/naval/militar — air/naval/military base

    5)

    las bases — (Pol) the rank and file (pl)

    6) (Mat, Quím) base
    7) bases femenino plural ( de concurso) rules (pl)
    8)
    a) ( en béisbol) base
    b) base masculino y femenino ( en baloncesto) guard
    II
    adjetivo invariable
    a) (básico, elemental) basic; <documento/texto> draft (before n)
    b) < campamento> base (before n)
    * * *
    = base, base, base plate, basis [bases, -pl.], basis [bases, -pl.], bedrock, core, cornerstone [corner-stone], foundation, grounding, underpinning, cradle, warp and woof.

    Ex: The reader should now have a reasonably firm base from which to begin a more detailed reading of the specification of elements.

    Ex: The base of a notation is the set of symbols used in a specific notation.
    Ex: The two windows in the base plate of the scanner help move the read head accurately across the bar codes.
    Ex: These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex: These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex: We are the bedrock of our profession and the standards that we attain fundamentally affect the status of the profession.
    Ex: The main list of index terms is the core of the thesaurus and defines the index language.
    Ex: Abstracts are the cornerstone of secondary publications.
    Ex: In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
    Ex: The experience gained with these special schemes provided a grounding for work on the development of a new general scheme.
    Ex: The criteria must be subject to continuing review and annual updating if they are to remain valid as the underpinning for a professional activity.
    Ex: 'I have to leave fairly soon,' he said as he returned the receiver to its cradle, 'so let's get down to business'.
    Ex: Training in self-help is part of the warp and woof of any tenable theory of reference work.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * afianzar las bases = strengthen + foundations.
    * aplicar una capa base = prime.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * banda de base = baseband.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * base cognitiva = knowledge base [knowledge-base].
    * base de datos = data bank [databank], database [data base], database software.
    * base de datos automatizada = computer database, computer-held database, computerised database, machine-readable database.
    * base de datos bibliográfica = bibliographic database.
    * base de datos bibliográfica de resúmenes = abstracts based bibliographic database.
    * base de datos catalográfica = catalogue database, cataloguing database.
    * base de datos comercial = commercial database.
    * base de datos completa = full-provision database.
    * base de datos con información confidencial = intelligence database.
    * base de datos cruzada = cross database.
    * base de datos de acceso mediante suscripción = subscription database.
    * base de datos de autoridades = authority database.
    * base de datos de carburantes = TULSA.
    * base de datos de documentos primarios = source database.
    * base de datos de documentos secundarios = reference database.
    * base de datos de dominio público = public domain database.
    * base de datos de educación = ERIC.
    * base de datos de imágenes = image database, image bank.
    * base de datos de investigación = research database.
    * base de datos del gobierno de USA = CRECORD, FEDREG.
    * base de datos de lógica difusa = fuzzy database.
    * base de datos de medicina = MEDLINE.
    * base de datos de negocios = business database.
    * base de datos de pago = subscription database.
    * base de datos de patentes = WPI.
    * base de datos de propiedades = properties database.
    * base de datos de referencia = reference database.
    * base de datos de referencia a especialistas = referral database.
    * base de datos de registros de catálogo = catalogue record database.
    * base de datos de texto = textual data base, text-oriented database, text database.
    * base de datos de texto completo = full text database.
    * base de datos de texto libre = free text database.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * base de datos distribuida = distributed database.
    * base de datos documental = textual data base.
    * base de datos en CD-ROM = CD-ROM database.
    * base de datos en disco óptico = optical disc database.
    * base de datos en estado original = raw database.
    * base de datos en línea = online database.
    * base de datos estadística = statistical database.
    * base de datos externa = external database.
    * base de datos factual = factual database.
    * base de datos financiera = financial database.
    * base de datos interna = in-house database.
    * base de datos jurídica = legal database.
    * base de datos local = local area database.
    * base de datos multimedia = multimedia database.
    * base de datos no bibliográfica = non-bibliographic database.
    * base de datos numérica = numeric database, numerical database.
    * base de datos numérico-textual = textual-numeric database, text-numeric database.
    * base de datos relacional = relational database.
    * base de datos residente = resident database.
    * base de datos terminológica = terminology database.
    * base de datos textual = textual data base.
    * base de operaciones = home base.
    * base de un número = subscript numeral.
    * base impositiva = tax base.
    * base lógica = rationale.
    * base militar = military base.
    * bases = background.
    * base teórica = theoretical underpinning, theoretical underpinning.
    * búsqueda en múltiples bases de datos = cross database searching.
    * campamento base = base camp.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * como base para = as a basis for.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * conformar las bases = set + the framework.
    * conocimiento de base = foundation study.
    * constituir la base = form + the foundation.
    * constituir la base de = form + the basis of.
    * construir la base = form + the skeleton.
    * creador de bases de datos = database producer.
    * crear una base = form + a basis.
    * de base popular = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * descubrimiento de información en las bases de datos = knowledge discovery in databases (KDD).
    * directorio de empresas en base de datos = company directory database.
    * distribuidor de bases de datos = online system host, database host, host system, online service vendor.
    * distribuidor de bases de datos en línea = online vendor.
    * empezar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * en base a = in terms of, on the grounds that/of, on the basis of.
    * en la base = at the core (of).
    * en su base = at its core.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * formar la base = form + the foundation.
    * formar la base de = form + the basis of.
    * gestión de bases de datos = database management.
    * gestor de bases de datos = database management system (DBMS), DBMS system.
    * gestor de bases de datos relacionales = relational database management system.
    * hecho a base de parches = patchwork.
    * industria de las bases de datos = database industry.
    * línea base = baseline [base line].
    * meta base de datos = meta-database.
    * montar una base de datos = mount + database.
    * novela escrita a base de fórmulas o clichés = formula fiction.
    * organismo de base popular = grassroots organisation.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * poner las bases = lay + foundation, lay + the basis for.
    * portada de una base de datos = file banner.
    * presupuesto de base cero = zero-base(d) budgeting (ZZB), zero-base(d) budget.
    * productor de bases de datos = database producer.
    * programa de gestión de bases de datos = database management software.
    * proveedor de bases de datos = database provider.
    * que funciona a base de órdenes = command-driven.
    * remedio a base de hierbas = herbal remedy.
    * sentar base = make + things happen.
    * sentar las bases = lay + foundation, set + the scene, set + the wheels in motion, set + the tone, set + the framework, set + the pattern, provide + the basis, lay + the basis for, provide + the material for.
    * sentar las bases de Algo = lay + the groundwork for.
    * ser la base de = be at the core of, form + the basis of, be at the heart of.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sobre base de arena = sand-based.
    * sobre esta base = on this basis, on that basis.
    * sobre la base de = in relation to, on the usual basis.
    * subsistir a base de = live on.
    * tipo de interés base = base rate, prime rate.
    * tratamiento a base de hierbas = herbal treatment.

    * * *
    A
    la base de una columna the base of a column
    el contraste está en la base the hallmark is on the base o the bottom
    2 (fondo) background
    sobre una base de tonos claros against o on a background of light tones
    3
    tb base de maquillaje foundation
    4 (permanente) soft perm
    B
    1
    (fundamento): no tienes suficiente base para asegurar eso you don't have sufficient grounds to claim that
    la base de una buena salud es una alimentación sana the basis of good health is a balanced diet
    esa afirmación carece de bases sólidas that statement is not founded o based on any firm evidence
    sentar las bases de un acuerdo to lay the foundations of an agreement
    un movimiento sin base popular a movement without a popular power base
    tomar algo como base to take sth as a starting point
    partiendo or si partimos de la base de que … if we start from the premise o assumption that …
    sobre la base de estos datos podemos concluir que … on the basis of this information we can conclude that …
    2
    (componente principal): la base de su alimentación es el arroz rice is their staple food, their diet is based on rice
    la base de este perfume es el jazmín this perfume has a jasmine base, this is a jasmine-based perfume
    los diamantes forman la base de la economía the economy is based on diamonds
    3
    (conocimientos básicos): tiene una sólida base científica he has a sound basic knowledge of o he has a sound grounding in science
    llegó sin ninguna base he hadn't mastered the basics when he arrived
    Compuestos:
    database
    relational database
    tax base ( AmE), taxable income o base ( BrE)
    C ( en locs):
    a base de: a base de descansar se fue recuperando by resting she gradually recovered
    lo consiguió a base de muchos sacrificios he had to make a lot of sacrifices to achieve it
    un régimen a base de verdura a vegetable-based diet, a diet mainly consisting of vegetables
    una bebida a base de ginebra a gin-based drink
    vive a base de pastillas pills are what keep her going
    de base ‹planteamiento/error› fundamental, basic;
    ‹militante› rank-and-file ( before n), ordinary ( before n); ‹movimiento/democracia› grass roots ( before n)
    en base a ( crit); on the basis of
    en base a las recientes encuestas on the evidence o basis of recent polls
    una propuesta de negociación en base a un programa de diez puntos a proposal for negotiations based on a ten-point plan
    a base de bien ( Esp fam): comimos a base de bien we really ate well, we had a really good meal
    Compuestos:
    air base
    launch site
    center* of operations, operational headquarters ( sing o pl)
    military base
    naval base
    E ( Pol) tb
    bases rank and file (pl)
    F ( Mat) base
    G ( Quím) base
    H bases fpl (de un concurso) rules (pl), conditions of entry (pl)
    I
    2
    1 (básico, elemental) ‹alimento› basic, staple ( before n); ‹documento/texto› draft ( before n)
    la idea base partió de … the basic idea stemmed from …
    2 (de origen) ‹puerto› home ( before n); ‹campamento› base ( before n)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo basar: ( conjugate basar)

    basé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    base es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

    3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    basar    
    base
    basar ( conjugate basar) verbo transitivoteoría/idea› base algo en algo to base sth on sth
    basarse verbo pronominal
    a) [ persona] basese EN algo:

    ¿en qué te basas para decir eso? and what basis o grounds do you have for saying that?;

    se basó en esos datos he based his argument (o theory etc) on that information
    b) [teoría/creencia/idea/opinión] basese EN algo to be based on sth

    base sustantivo femenino
    1

    b) tb


    2


    tengo suficiente base para asegurar eso I have sufficient grounds to claim that;
    sentar las bases de algo to lay the foundations of sth;
    tomar algo como base to take sth as a starting point


    llegó al curso sin ninguna base he didn't have the basics when he began the course;
    base de datos database
    3 ( en locs)
    a base de: un régimen a base de verdura a vegetable-based diet;

    vive a base de pastillas he lives on pills
    4 ( centro de operaciones) base;
    base aérea/naval/militar air/naval/military base

    5
    bases sustantivo femenino plural ( de concurso) rules (pl)

    6

    b)

    base sustantivo masculino y femenino ( en baloncesto) guard

    basar verbo transitivo to base [en, on]
    base
    I sustantivo femenino
    1 base
    2 (fundamento de una teoría, de un argumento) basis, (motivo) grounds: tus quejas no tienen base alguna, your complaints are groundless
    3 (conocimientos previos) grounding: tiene muy mala base en matemáticas, he's got a very poor grasp of maths
    4 Mil base
    base aérea/naval, air/naval base
    5 Inform base de datos, data base
    II fpl
    1 Pol the grass roots: las bases no apoyan al candidato, the candidate didn't get any grass-roots support
    2 (de un concurso) rules
    ♦ Locuciones: a base de: la fastidiaron a base de bien, they really messed her about
    a base de estudiar consiguió aprobar, he passed by studying
    a base de extracto de camomila, using camomile extract
    ' base' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    baja
    - bajo
    - basar
    - columpiarse
    - concentración
    - esquema
    - fundar
    - fundamentar
    - fundarse
    - innoble
    - mantenerse
    - pie
    - salario
    - somier
    - subsistir
    - tejemaneje
    - asiento
    - banco
    - bastardo
    - cimentar
    - fundamento
    - inicial
    - mantener
    - rejilla
    - sueldo
    English:
    air base
    - base
    - basis
    - circuit board
    - cornerstone
    - data base
    - decision making
    - fatty
    - foundation
    - from
    - grounding
    - rank
    - rationale
    - roll out
    - stand
    - undercoat
    - work
    - air
    - ball
    - base pay
    - bed
    - cover
    - data
    - educated
    - found
    - French
    - go
    - ground
    - hard
    - home
    - model
    - pickle
    - primary
    - report
    - rocky
    - sordid
    - squash
    - staple
    - starchy
    - taxable
    - under
    * * *
    nf
    1. [parte inferior] base;
    [de edificio] foundations;
    colocaron un ramo de flores en la base del monumento they placed a bunch of flowers at the foot of the monument
    base de maquillaje foundation (cream)
    2. [fundamento, origen] basis;
    el respeto al medio ambiente es la base de un desarrollo equilibrado respect for the environment is o forms the basis of balanced development;
    el petróleo es la base de su economía their economy is based on oil;
    salí de la universidad con una sólida base humanística I left university with a solid grounding in the humanities;
    ese argumento se cae por su base that argument is built on sand;
    esta teoría carece de base this theory is unfounded, this theory is not founded on solid arguments;
    partimos de la base de que… we assume that…;
    se parte de la base de que todos ya saben leer we're starting with the assumption that everyone can read;
    sentar las bases para… to lay the foundations of…;
    sobre la base de esta encuesta se concluye que… on the basis of this opinion poll, it can be concluded that… Fin base imponible taxable income
    3. [conocimientos básicos] grounding;
    habla mal francés porque tiene mala base she doesn't speak French well because she hasn't learnt the basics properly
    4. [militar, científica] base
    base aérea air base;
    base espacial space station;
    base de lanzamiento launch site;
    base naval naval base;
    base de operaciones operational base;
    [aeropuerto civil ] base (of operations)
    5. Quím base
    6. Geom base
    7. Mat base
    8. Ling base (form)
    base de datos documental documentary database;
    base de datos relacional relational database
    10. Com base de clientes customer base
    11.
    bases [para prueba, concurso] rules
    12.
    las bases [de partido, sindicato] the grass roots, the rank and file;
    afiliado de las bases grassroots member
    13. [en béisbol] base;
    Méx
    nmf
    [en baloncesto] guard
    a base de loc prep
    by (means of);
    me alimento a base de verduras I live on vegetables;
    el flan está hecho a base de huevos crème caramel is made with eggs;
    a base de no hacer nada by not doing anything;
    a base de trabajar duro fue ascendiendo puestos she moved up through the company by working hard;
    aprender a base de equivocarse to learn the hard way;
    se sacó la carrera a base de codos she got her degree by sheer hard work
    Esp Fam
    a base de bien: nos humillaron a base de bien they really humiliated us;
    lloraba a base de bien he was crying his eyes out;
    los niños disfrutaron a base de bien the children had a great time
    en base a loc prep
    [considerado incorrecto] on the basis of;
    en base a lo visto hasta ahora, no creo que puedan ganar from what I've seen so far, I don't think they can win;
    el plan se efectuará en base a lo convenido the plan will be carried out in accordance with the terms agreed upon
    * * *
    I f
    1 QUÍM, MAT, MIL, DEP base
    2
    :
    bases pl de concurso etc conditions
    3
    :
    una dieta a base de frutas a diet based on fruit, a fruit-based diet;
    consiguió comprarse una casa a base de ahorrar he managed to buy a house by (dint of) saving;
    nos divertimos a base de bien we had a really o fam a real good time
    II m/f en baloncesto guard
    * * *
    base nf
    1) : base, bottom
    2) : base (in baseball)
    3) fundamento: basis, foundation
    4)
    base de datos : database
    5)
    a base de : based on, by means of
    6)
    en base a : based on, on the basis of
    * * *
    base n
    1. (en general) base
    2. (fundamento) basis [pl. bases]

    Spanish-English dictionary > base

  • 17 biblioteca

    f.
    1 library (lugar, conjunto de libros).
    biblioteca ambulante/pública mobile/public library
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library
    2 bookcase (forniture).
    * * *
    1 library
    2 (mueble) bookcase, bookshelf
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=edificio) library

    biblioteca ambulante — mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)

    biblioteca circulante[de préstamo] lending library; [ambulante] circulating library

    2) (=mueble) bookcase, bookshelves pl
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    ----
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.

    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.

    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.

    * * *
    1 (institución, lugar) library
    biblioteca universitaria/pública university/public library
    biblioteca de consulta reference library
    biblioteca ambulante or móvil mobile library
    biblioteca circulante mobile library
    biblioteca de componentes visuales ( Inf) visual component library, VCL
    ratón2 (↑ ratón (2))
    2 (colección) collection
    3 (mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *

     

    biblioteca sustantivo femenino
    a) (institución, lugar) library;

    biblioteca pública/de consulta public/reference library



    biblioteca sustantivo femenino library
    biblioteca pública, public library
    ' biblioteca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcanzar
    - cerca
    - conservador
    - conservadora
    - descuidarse
    - laguna
    - pertenecer
    - pública
    - público
    - ratón
    - albergar
    - ambulante
    - carné
    - celador
    - consulta
    - curiosear
    English:
    bookmobile
    - bookworm
    - library
    - microfilm
    - mobile library
    - monastery
    - public library
    - reference library
    - sign out
    - addition
    - be
    - book
    - down
    - peace
    - reference
    * * *
    1. [lugar] library
    biblioteca ambulante mobile library;
    biblioteca de consulta reference library;
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library;
    biblioteca pública public library
    2. [conjunto de libros] library
    3. Chile, Perú, RP [mueble] bookcase
    * * *
    f
    1 library
    2 mueble bookcase
    * * *
    : library
    * * *
    1. (edificio, conjunto de libros) library [pl. libraries]
    2. (mueble) bookcase

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca

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    adj.
    1 each.
    cada dos meses every two months
    cada cosa a su tiempo one thing at a time
    cada cual each one, everyone
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    cada uno de each of
    cada uno a lo suyo everyone should get on with their own business
    cada vez every time, each time
    2 such.
    ¡se pone cada sombrero! she wears such hats!
    ¡tiene cada cosa! the things he comes up with!
    3 such unlikely, such.
    * * *
    1 (de dos) each; (de varios) every
    cada uno lleva su abrigo they're each wearing their coat, each of them is wearing his coat
    ¡dice cada cosa! he says such strange things!
    ¡le pegó cada grito! she really shouted at him!
    \
    a cada cual lo suyo (recibir) everyone should get their fair share 2 (pagar) everyone should pay their own way
    a cada paso at every step
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    ¿cada cuánto vais al cine? how often do you go to the cinema?
    cada día every day
    cada vez más more and more, increasingly
    * * *
    adj.
    1) each
    - cada vez mejor
    * * *
    ADJ INV
    1) [uso distributivo] [con elementos individuales] each; [con números, tiempo] every

    cada cual busca la felicidad como quierewe all seek o each one of us seeks happiness in our own way

    2) [indicando frecuencia] every

    cada cierto tiempo — every so often, every now and then

    cada dos días — every couple of days, every other day

    ¿cada cuánto tiempo? — how often?

    cada que Méx whenever, every time (that)

    cada vez que — whenever, every time (that)

    cada vez que voy al extranjerowhenever o every time (that) I go abroad

    3) [indicando progresión]

    cada vez másmore and more

    cada vez mejorbetter and better

    cada vez menosless and less

    cada vez peorworse and worse

    4) [uso enfático]

    ¡tienes cada cosa! — the things you come out with!

    ¡oye una cada historia! — the things you hear nowadays!

    ¡se compra cada coche! — you should see the cars he buys!

    CADA ► Cada se traduce por each cuando queremos individualizar, cuando se conocen o se le quiere dar importancia a los elementos dentro del grupo: A cada miembro del personal se le asignó una tarea específica Each member of staff was allocated a specific task Quiero tener una charla con cada uno de vosotros I want to have a chat with each of you ► Se traduce por every cuando el número de elementos del grupo no se conoce o no importa, cuando se está generalizando: Cada empresa funciona de una manera distinta Every company works differently Cada día me dice una cosa diferente Every day he tells me something different Cada vez que viene nos trae un regalo Every time he comes he brings us a present En expresiones como cada dos meses/cada tres años {etc}, cada se traduce por every: Se hace una revisión cada tres meses He has a check-up every three months ► Cuando hablamos solo de dos cosas o personas, cada solamente se puede traducir por each: Es importante que cada gemelo desarrolle su propia personalidad It is important that each twin develops his own personality Cuando each o every forman parte del sujeto, el verbo va en singular. Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    adjetivo invariable
    1)

    cada día — every day, each day

    cada dos días — every other day, every two days

    ¿cada cuánto viene? — how often does she come?

    cuestan $25 cada uno — they cost $25 each

    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene — everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her

    b) ( delante de numeral) every
    2)

    tienes cada idea...! — the things you come out with!

    * * *
    = each, every.
    Ex. Both these hosts offers around thirty-five data bases each.
    Ex. The directory is a finding list which lists for every field its tag, the number of characters in the field, and the starting character position of the field within the record.
    ----
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada año = annually, on a yearly basis, year-on-year, yearly.
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * cada cierto tiempo = episodic, every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada cinco minutos = every five minutes.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * cada cuando = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada cuantos + Nombre = every few + Nombre.
    * cada día = every day.
    * cada día que pasa = each passing day.
    * cada diez años = ten-yearly, decennially.
    * cada dos = every other.
    * cada dos años = biennially.
    * cada dos días = every other day.
    * cada dos minutos = every other minute.
    * cada dos por tres = all the time, now and again, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], frequently, every other minute, every five minutes, every few minutes.
    * cada dos semanas = biweekly [bi-weekly].
    * cada hora = hourly.
    * cada pocos años = every few years.
    * cada seis meses = six-monthly.
    * cada semana = weekly.
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cada uno por separado = each one alone.
    * cada uno que se las apañe como pueda = every man for himself.
    * cada vez = at a time, each time, every time [everytime].
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más acelerado = accelerated.
    * cada vez más + Adjetivo = ever + Adjetivo Comparativo.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más avanzado = fast-moving.
    * cada vez más desarrollado = fast-developing.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más + Participio = ever + Gerundio.
    * cada vez más pruebas = accumulating evidence.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster, accelerated.
    * cada vez más restringido = tightening.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * cada vez mayor = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening.
    * cada vez mejor = from strength to strength.
    * cada vez menor = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending.
    * cada vez menos = less and less.
    * cada vez mucho mayor = fast-increasing, exploding.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * con una pierna a cada lado de = astride.
    * de cada + Número + veces + Número = Número + times out of + Número.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * desajuste cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * desajuste cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * disfrutar cada minuto de = enjoy + every minute of.
    * distanciamiento cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * el pan nuestro de cada día = all in a day's work.
    * ganarse el pan de cada día = get + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread and butter.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * ir cada vez mejor = grow from + strength to strength, go + great guns.
    * población cada vez más envejecida = greying population [graying population].
    * preocupación cada vez mayor (por) = growing concern (about).
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * qué es cada cosa = what is what.
    * separación cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and.
    * todos y cada uno = in full force, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * todos y cada uno de + Adjetivo + Nombre = Pronombre + every + Nombre.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una vez cada dos semanas = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of.
    * uno de cada cinco = one in five.
    * uno de cada cuatro = one in four.
    * uno de cada diez = one in ten.
    * uno de cada ocho = one in eight.
    * uno de cada tres = one in three.
    * * *
    adjetivo invariable
    1)

    cada día — every day, each day

    cada dos días — every other day, every two days

    ¿cada cuánto viene? — how often does she come?

    cuestan $25 cada uno — they cost $25 each

    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene — everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her

    b) ( delante de numeral) every
    2)

    tienes cada idea...! — the things you come out with!

    * * *
    = each, every.

    Ex: Both these hosts offers around thirty-five data bases each.

    Ex: The directory is a finding list which lists for every field its tag, the number of characters in the field, and the starting character position of the field within the record.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada año = annually, on a yearly basis, year-on-year, yearly.
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * cada cierto tiempo = episodic, every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada cinco minutos = every five minutes.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * cada cuando = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada cuantos + Nombre = every few + Nombre.
    * cada día = every day.
    * cada día que pasa = each passing day.
    * cada diez años = ten-yearly, decennially.
    * cada dos = every other.
    * cada dos años = biennially.
    * cada dos días = every other day.
    * cada dos minutos = every other minute.
    * cada dos por tres = all the time, now and again, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], frequently, every other minute, every five minutes, every few minutes.
    * cada dos semanas = biweekly [bi-weekly].
    * cada hora = hourly.
    * cada pocos años = every few years.
    * cada seis meses = six-monthly.
    * cada semana = weekly.
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cada uno por separado = each one alone.
    * cada uno que se las apañe como pueda = every man for himself.
    * cada vez = at a time, each time, every time [everytime].
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más acelerado = accelerated.
    * cada vez más + Adjetivo = ever + Adjetivo Comparativo.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más avanzado = fast-moving.
    * cada vez más desarrollado = fast-developing.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más + Participio = ever + Gerundio.
    * cada vez más pruebas = accumulating evidence.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster, accelerated.
    * cada vez más restringido = tightening.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * cada vez mayor = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening.
    * cada vez mejor = from strength to strength.
    * cada vez menor = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending.
    * cada vez menos = less and less.
    * cada vez mucho mayor = fast-increasing, exploding.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * con una pierna a cada lado de = astride.
    * de cada + Número + veces + Número = Número + times out of + Número.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * desajuste cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * desajuste cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * disfrutar cada minuto de = enjoy + every minute of.
    * distanciamiento cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * el pan nuestro de cada día = all in a day's work.
    * ganarse el pan de cada día = get + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread and butter.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * ir cada vez mejor = grow from + strength to strength, go + great guns.
    * población cada vez más envejecida = greying population [graying population].
    * preocupación cada vez mayor (por) = growing concern (about).
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * qué es cada cosa = what is what.
    * separación cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and.
    * todos y cada uno = in full force, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * todos y cada uno de + Adjetivo + Nombre = Pronombre + every + Nombre.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una vez cada dos semanas = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of.
    * uno de cada cinco = one in five.
    * uno de cada cuatro = one in four.
    * uno de cada diez = one in ten.
    * uno de cada ocho = one in eight.
    * uno de cada tres = one in three.

    * * *
    A
    los ganadores de cada grupo pasan a la final the winners from each group go on to the final
    hay un bar en cada esquina there's a bar on every corner
    cada vez que viene me da un disgusto every time he comes he upsets me
    les puso un sello a cada uno he put a stamp on each one
    hay cinco para cada uno there are five each
    volvimos a casa cada uno por su lado we each made our own way home
    cuestan $25 cada uno they cost $25 each
    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her
    parábamos cada cuatro kilómetros we stopped every four kilometers
    siete de cada diez seven out of (every) ten
    B
    1
    (indicando progresión): íbamos cada vez más rápido we were going faster and faster
    la gente va cada vez menos a ese tipo de club people are going less and less to that kind of club
    hace cada día más calor it's getting hotter every day o by the day
    2 ( fam)
    (con valor ponderativo): ¡tú tienes cada idea …! the things you think of!
    le ha regalado cada cosa más preciosa … he's given her such lovely things
    * * *

     

    cada adjetivo invariable
    1

    ( con énfasis en la totalidad del conjunto) every;

    hay un bar en cada esquina ther's a bar in every corner;
    cada día every day, each day;
    ¿cada cuánto viene? how often does she come?;
    hay cinco para cada uno there are five each;
    cuestan $25 cada uno they cost $25 each;
    cada uno or cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her;
    cada vez que viene every time o whenever he comes


    siete de cada diez seven out of (every) ten
    2 ( indicando progresión):

    lo hace cada vez mejor she's getting better all the time;
    cada vez más gente more and more people;
    cada vez menos tiempo less and less time
    cada adjetivo
    1 (distribución) (entre dos) each
    (entre más) each, every
    seis de cada diez, six out of (every) ten
    2 (frecuencia) cada día, every day
    cada dos días, every second day o every other day
    ¿cada cuánto vas al cine?, how often do you go the cinema?
    3 fam (intensificador) ¡tu hija hace cada pregunta!, your daughter asks such awkward questions!
    4 (todas las personas) cada uno hace lo que quiere, everyone does as they like
    (en una serie) cada uno de ellos dará una conferencia, each of them will give us a lecture
    ♦ Locuciones: a cada instante/paso, constantly
    a cada uno/a cada cual lo suyo, fair shares for all
    (para ser justo) es una mujer pesadísima pero muy servicial, a cada uno lo suyo, to be fair, she's a pain in the neck but she's awfully helpful
    (a cada uno lo que le pertenece) es una reivindicación justa, sólo pretende dar a cada uno lo suyo, it's a fair claim which only aims to give everyone their fair share
    cada dos por tres, every other minute
    cada vez, every time: cada vez que viene nos acabamos enfadando, everytime he comes we end up getting angry
    cada vez veo peor, my sights getting worse and worse
    cada vez más, more and more
    cada vez menos, less and less
    La diferencia entre each y every es muy pequeña. Every se refiere a un grupo y each a los individuos en el grupo: Cada trabajador debe empezar a las ocho. Every worker should begin at eight. Hablaré con cada trabajador durante la semana. I will speak to each worker during the weak. Como ves, el uso depende únicamente de cómo quieres considerar a los trabajadores: como individuos o como un grupo.
    ' cada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - cañería
    - curso
    - dos
    - instante
    - más
    - menos
    - ocurrencia
    - pasar
    - paso
    - patada
    - quisque
    - quisqui
    - rato
    - repetirse
    - salir
    - siempre
    - solicitada
    - solicitado
    - tema
    - toda
    - todo
    - una
    - uno
    - verso
    - vez
    - viñeta
    - a
    - bimestral
    - correspondiente
    - cosa
    - cual
    - cuando
    - día
    - el
    - intercalar
    - lado
    - mejor
    - nervioso
    - peor
    - poner
    - semestre
    - sendos
    - tanda
    - tiempo
    - valer
    English:
    A
    - and
    - annoy
    - apiece
    - bash out
    - begrudge
    - better
    - bread
    - busy signal
    - butt in
    - carbon copy
    - checkup
    - commute
    - Dick and Harry
    - each
    - either
    - every
    - everyplace
    - exercise
    - expect
    - for
    - fortnightly
    - growing
    - half-hourly
    - head
    - hourly
    - how
    - in
    - increasingly
    - interval
    - less
    - magazine
    - match
    - measure out
    - meet
    - milk
    - misspell
    - mist
    - more
    - nightly
    - nine
    - other
    - out of
    - outflow
    - particular
    - percentage
    - sea
    - second
    - time
    - Tom
    * * *
    cada adj inv
    1. [indicando correspondencia] each;
    nos tocan 1.000 pesos a cada (uno) it comes to 1,000 pesos each o apiece;
    cada cosa a su tiempo one thing at a time;
    cada cual each one, everyone;
    cada cual que haga lo que le parezca everyone do as they see fit;
    cada uno de each of;
    cada uno o [m5] cual a lo suyo everyone should get on with their own business;
    cada uno es cada uno, cada uno es como es everyone's different;
    cada vez every time, each time;
    cada vez que viene, me pide algo prestado every time o each time o whenever he comes, he asks to borrow something
    2. [con números, tiempo] every;
    cada tres segundos nace un niño a child is born every three seconds;
    tres de cada diez personas three out of every ten people;
    cinco televisores por cada cien habitantes five televisions per hundred inhabitants;
    cada dos meses every two months;
    cada cierto tiempo every so often;
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?;
    a cada momento o Am [m5] rato all the time, constantly;
    a cada momento o Am [m5]rato me preguntan algo, así no puedo trabajar people are constantly asking me things, so I can't get any work done
    3. [valor progresivo]
    me gusta cada vez más I like it more and more;
    sus discursos son cada vez más largos his speeches get longer and longer;
    el tema me interesa cada vez menos I'm getting less and less interested in the subject;
    esta revista es cada vez peor this magazine gets worse and worse;
    cada día más more and more each day
    4. [valor enfático] such;
    ¡se pone cada sombrero! she wears such hats!;
    ¡tiene cada cosa! the things he comes up with!;
    ¡mis vecinos arman cada escándalo! my neighbours are always kicking up a fuss o row about something!
    * * *
    adj
    cada cosa en su sitio everything in its place;
    cada uno, cada cual each one;
    cada vez every time, each time;
    cada tres días every three days;
    uno de cada tres one out of every three;
    uno de cada one of each
    2
    :
    cada vez más more and more, increasingly
    * * *
    cada adj
    1) : each
    cuestan diez pesos cada una: they cost ten pesos each
    2) : every
    cada vez: every time
    3) : such, some
    sales con cada historia: you come up with such crazy stories
    4)
    cada vez más : more and more, increasingly
    5)
    cada vez menos : less and less
    * * *
    cada adj
    1. (en general) every
    ¡dice cada tontería! he says such stupid things!
    ¡sale con cada excusa! she comes out with amazing excuses!
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    cada vez más more and more / increasingly

    Spanish-English dictionary > cada

  • 19 comprometer

    v.
    1 to jeopardize (poner en peligro) (éxito, posibilidades).
    2 to embarrass.
    publicaron unas fotos que lo comprometen they published some compromising photos of him
    3 to compromise, to endanger, to risk.
    Su ímpetu comprometió el proyecto His vigor compromised the project.
    4 to appoint, to engage.
    El gerente comprometió al personal The manager appointed the staff.
    5 to obligate, to pledge, to bind.
    * * *
    1 (exponer a riesgo) to endanger, jeopardize, risk; (a una persona) to compromise
    2 (implicar) to involve, implicate
    3 (obligar) to commit
    4 (poner en un aprieto) to embarrass
    5 (juzgar un tercero) to submit to arbitration
    1 (contraer una obligación) to commit oneself, pledge
    2 (involucrarse) to get involved
    \
    comprometerse a hacer algo to undertake to do something
    * * *
    verb
    - comprometerse con
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=poner en evidencia) to compromise
    2) (=implicar)

    comprometer a algn en algo — [futuro] to involve sb in sth; [pasado] to implicate sb in sth

    3) (=obligar)
    4) (=arriesgar) [+ conversaciones, éxito, reputación, paz] to jeopardize
    5) (=apalabrar) [+ habitación, entrada] to reserve, book
    6) (=invertir) to invest, tie up

    ha comprometido todo su capital en esta empresa — he has invested all his capital in this company, all his capital is tied up in this company

    7) frm (=afectar)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( poner en un apuro) to compromise
    b) <vida/libertad> to jeopardize, threaten
    2) ( obligar)
    2.

    comprometerse a + inf — to promise to + inf

    b) autor/artista to commit oneself politically
    c) novios to get engaged
    * * *
    = bind, commit, encumber, compromise, bargain away.
    Ex. Rules and conditions concerning book lending are the most important items in a library's statute book, binding the reader by specific obligations in the process of borrowing books.
    Ex. But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.
    Ex. If the copy price is entered, the system will encumber the appropriate binding fund.
    Ex. This article looks at what security measures can be taken without compromising access to materials.
    Ex. Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    ----
    * comprometer dinero = commit + money, lien + funds.
    * comprometerse = become + engaged, vest, pledge, implicate + Reflexivo.
    * comprometerse a = commit + Reflexivo + to, undertake to.
    * comprometerse con = marry (to).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( poner en un apuro) to compromise
    b) <vida/libertad> to jeopardize, threaten
    2) ( obligar)
    2.

    comprometerse a + inf — to promise to + inf

    b) autor/artista to commit oneself politically
    c) novios to get engaged
    * * *
    = bind, commit, encumber, compromise, bargain away.

    Ex: Rules and conditions concerning book lending are the most important items in a library's statute book, binding the reader by specific obligations in the process of borrowing books.

    Ex: But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.
    Ex: If the copy price is entered, the system will encumber the appropriate binding fund.
    Ex: This article looks at what security measures can be taken without compromising access to materials.
    Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    * comprometer dinero = commit + money, lien + funds.
    * comprometerse = become + engaged, vest, pledge, implicate + Reflexivo.
    * comprometerse a = commit + Reflexivo + to, undertake to.
    * comprometerse con = marry (to).

    * * *
    vt
    A
    1 (poner en un apuro) to compromise
    encontraron documentos que lo comprometían they found documents which compromised him
    2 ‹vida/libertad› to jeopardize, threaten, endanger
    el acuerdo compromete la soberanía de la nación the agreement jeopardizes o endangers o threatens national sovereignty
    B (obligar) comprometer a algn A algo to commit sb TO sth
    no me compromete a nada it does not commit me to anything
    esto no te compromete a aceptarlo this does not commit you to accept o to accepting it, this does not put you under any obligation to accept it
    C ‹pulmón/hígado›
    la puñalada le comprometió el pulmón the stab wound affected the lung
    el cáncer ya le ha comprometido el riñón the cancer has already spread to o reached o affected the kidney
    1 (dar su palabra) comprometerse A + INF to promise to + INF
    se comprometió a terminarlo para el sábado she promised o ( frml) undertook to finish it by Saturday
    me comprometo a cuidarlo como si fuera mío I promise to look after it as if it were my own
    ya me he comprometido para salir esta noche I've already arranged to go out tonight
    se ha comprometido para empezar en enero he has committed himself to starting in January
    2 «autor/artista» to commit oneself politically
    3 «novios» to get engaged comprometerse CON algn to get engaged TO sb
    * * *

     

    comprometer ( conjugate comprometer) verbo transitivo

    b)vida/libertad to jeopardize, threaten

    c) ( obligar) comprometer a algn a algo to commit sb to sth;


    comprometerse verbo pronominal
    a) ( dar su palabra) comprometerse a hacer algo to promise to do sth;




    comprometerse con algn to get engaged to sb
    comprometer verbo transitivo
    1 (obligar) to compel, oblige
    2 (implicar) to involve, compromise
    3 (poner en peligro) to jeopardize: no comprometas tu carrera, don't put your career at risk
    ' comprometer' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    implicar
    - vincular
    English:
    commit
    - compromise
    - affect
    * * *
    vt
    1. [poner en peligro] [éxito, posibilidades] to jeopardize;
    [persona, inversión] to compromise;
    los documentos comprometen la seguridad del estado the documents jeopardize o endanger state security
    2. [avergonzar] to embarrass;
    publicaron unas fotos que lo comprometen they published some compromising photos of him
    3. [obligar]
    comprometer a alguien (a hacer algo) to oblige o compel sb (to do sth);
    el acuerdo no nos compromete a nada the agreement doesn't commit us to anything
    * * *
    v/t
    1 compromise
    2 ( obligar) commit
    * * *
    1) : to compromise
    2) : to jeopardize
    3) : to commit, to put under obligation

    Spanish-English dictionary > comprometer

  • 20 conjuntamente

    adv.
    conjunctly, jointly.
    * * *
    1 jointly, together
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV jointly, together
    * * *
    = collectively, jointly, collaboratively, back to back, in concert, in tandem, in consort, in a tandem fashion, in partnership, in parallel.
    Ex. Enter an agreement contracted by the member governments of an international intergovernmental body acting as individual entities rather than collectively as instructed in 21.35A.
    Ex. The International Agricultural Information System, AGRIS, is being compiled jointly by institutions of 117 countries and 14 international organisations.
    Ex. The students did not understand how these links should be created and thus could not write collaboratively with the author.
    Ex. The system design originally demanded 2 minicomputers working back to back.
    Ex. Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. Given limited resources and complimentary interests, we seek to work in partnership when mutally beneficial.
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    ----
    * colaborar conjuntamente = work + cooperatively.
    * conjuntamente con = in concert with, on a par with, in alliance with.
    * funcionar conjuntamente = work together, interwork.
    * trabajar conjuntamente = work + back to back, interwork.
    * * *
    = collectively, jointly, collaboratively, back to back, in concert, in tandem, in consort, in a tandem fashion, in partnership, in parallel.

    Ex: Enter an agreement contracted by the member governments of an international intergovernmental body acting as individual entities rather than collectively as instructed in 21.35A.

    Ex: The International Agricultural Information System, AGRIS, is being compiled jointly by institutions of 117 countries and 14 international organisations.
    Ex: The students did not understand how these links should be created and thus could not write collaboratively with the author.
    Ex: The system design originally demanded 2 minicomputers working back to back.
    Ex: Such a scheme, though, can only work if libraries act in concert politically to impart new ground rules to users.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: Two dangerous trysts are spied upon by a third and hostile party, whose presence is detected by the lovers who act in consort to outwit him.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: Given limited resources and complimentary interests, we seek to work in partnership when mutally beneficial.
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    * colaborar conjuntamente = work + cooperatively.
    * conjuntamente con = in concert with, on a par with, in alliance with.
    * funcionar conjuntamente = work together, interwork.
    * trabajar conjuntamente = work + back to back, interwork.

    * * *
    jointly
    un comunicado firmado conjuntamente por las dos partes a communiqué signed jointly by both parties
    fabricado por CARESA conjuntamente con una empresa italiana manufactured jointly by CARESA and an Italian company, manufactured by CARESA in collaboration with an Italian company
    * * *

     

    conjuntamente adverbio together, jointly: vamos a enfrentarnos a este problema conjuntamente, let's solve this problem together
    ' conjuntamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    común
    English:
    concert
    - conjunction
    - jointly
    * * *
    jointly, together ( con with);
    dos productos que van a ser lanzados al mercado conjuntamente two products that are to be launched together;
    el gobierno, conjuntamente con la Cruz Roja, va a organizar la ayuda humanitaria the government will be organizing humanitarian aid jointly with the Red Cross
    * * *
    adv jointly
    * * *
    conjuntamente adv jointly

    Spanish-English dictionary > conjuntamente

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