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consumer protection office

  • 1 consumidor

    adj.
    consuming, consumptive, wasteful.
    m.
    1 consumer, user.
    2 consumer.
    * * *
    1 consuming
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 consumer
    * * *
    (f. - consumidora)
    noun
    * * *
    consumidor, -a
    SM / F consumer

    consumidor(a) de drogas — drug user, drug taker

    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex. This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    ----
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.

    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex: This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.

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    consumidor DE algo:
    los países consumidores de este cereal the countries which consume this cereal
    masculine, feminine
    consumer
    proteger al consumidor to protect the consumer
    somos grandes consumidores de carne vacuna we are great consumers of beef o beef consumers, we consume a lot of beef
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    consumidor
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    consumer
    consumidor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino consumer

    ' consumidor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consumidora
    English:
    consumer
    - consumer advocate
    - consumer credit
    - drug
    - user
    * * *
    consumidor, -ora
    adj
    el primer país consumidor de electricidad the country with the highest consumption of electricity
    nm,f
    [de producto] consumer; [en bar, restaurante] patron, customer;
    es un gran consumidor de comida rápida he eats a lot of fast food
    * * *
    m, consumidora f COM consumer
    * * *
    : consumer
    * * *
    consumidor n consumer

    Spanish-English dictionary > consumidor

  • 2 demandante

    f. & m.
    plaintiff.
    * * *
    1 DERECHO plaintiff
    1 pleading, begging
    \
    parte demandante plaintiff
    demandante de divorcio person suing for divorce
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    SMF
    1) (Jur) plaintiff
    2)
    * * *
    masculino y femenino plaintiff
    * * *
    = claimant, complainant, plaintiff, accuser, petitioner, prosecuting.
    Ex. Some material in this database is from copyrighted publications of the respective copyright claimants.
    Ex. Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.
    Ex. Patricia Hunter and several hundred co- plaintiffs who live in the shadow of Canary Wharf Tower, London, claimed damages in nuisance.
    Ex. In both areas, a much higher proportion of men than women were both accusers & accused.
    Ex. In closing, I would like to remind investigating committees that they are being observed by the petitioner and his family.
    Ex. Moreover, the investigating function is in principle kept separate from the prosecuting one, at least in the case of the more serious offences including those related to corruption.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino plaintiff
    * * *
    = claimant, complainant, plaintiff, accuser, petitioner, prosecuting.

    Ex: Some material in this database is from copyrighted publications of the respective copyright claimants.

    Ex: Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.
    Ex: Patricia Hunter and several hundred co- plaintiffs who live in the shadow of Canary Wharf Tower, London, claimed damages in nuisance.
    Ex: In both areas, a much higher proportion of men than women were both accusers & accused.
    Ex: In closing, I would like to remind investigating committees that they are being observed by the petitioner and his family.
    Ex: Moreover, the investigating function is in principle kept separate from the prosecuting one, at least in the case of the more serious offences including those related to corruption.

    * * *
    actúa en representación de la parte demandante he represents the plaintiff/plaintiffs
    plaintiff
    * * *

    demandante sustantivo masculino y femenino
    plaintiff
    demandante mf claimant, US plaintiff
    ' demandante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    claimant
    - job seeker
    - plaintiff
    * * *
    nmf
    1. [en juicio] plaintiff
    2. [solicitante] demandante de empleo job applicant
    adj
    la parte demandante [en juicio] the plaintiff
    * * *
    m/f JUR plaintiff
    * * *
    : plaintiff

    Spanish-English dictionary > demandante

  • 3 oficina

    f.
    1 office.
    oficina de cambio bureau de change
    oficina de correos post office
    oficina de información information office
    oficina de prensa press office
    oficina de turismo tourist office
    2 bureau, government department.
    3 orderly room.
    * * *
    1 office
    \
    horas de oficina business hours
    oficina de empleo job centre, US job office
    oficina pública government office
    oficina de turismo tourist information office
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=despacho) [gen] office; (Mil) orderly room; (Farm) laboratory; (Téc) workshop

    oficina de colocación, oficina de empleo — job centre

    oficina de objetos perdidos — lost property office, lost-and-found department (EEUU)

    2) Chile (Min) nitrate works
    * * *
    1) ( despacho) office
    2) (Chi) (Min) nitrate field
    * * *
    = office.
    Ex. The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    ----
    * archivo de oficina = office file.
    * artículos de oficina = office supplies.
    * asesoría y oficina de información itinerante en furgón = mobile information and advice van.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * bloque de oficinas = office building, office block, office tower.
    * cuya oficina central está en = headquartered (at/in).
    * del mismo tipo que las oficinas = office-type.
    * de oficina = clerical.
    * edificio de oficinas = office building, office block.
    * gestión de oficinas = office management.
    * horas de oficina = office hours, business hours.
    * jefa de oficina de correos = postmistress.
    * jefe de oficina de correos = postmaster.
    * material de oficina = office equipment, office supplies.
    * material y equipos de oficina = office supply and equipment.
    * mobiliario de oficina = office furniture.
    * muebles de oficina = office furniture.
    * oficina administrativa central = administrative headquarters.
    * oficina central = headquarters (HQ -abrev.-), head office.
    * oficina de administración = administrative office.
    * oficina de cambio = exchange office, currency exchange bureau, exchange bureau.
    * oficina de correos = post office.
    * oficina de derechos de autor = copyright office.
    * oficina de desempleo = employment bureau, employment centre, job centre.
    * oficina de empleo = employment centre, employment bureau, job centre, labour exchange.
    * oficina de información = information office, visitor's centre.
    * Oficina de Información al Ciudadano (CAB) = Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB).
    * oficina de información turística = tourism information office.
    * Oficina de Investigación y Desarrollo (ORD) = Office of Research and Development (ORD).
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina del fiscal, la = prosecutor's office, the.
    * oficina de patentes = patent office.
    * oficina de prensa = press office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * oficina de seguros = insurance office.
    * oficina de turismo = tourist office, tourism information office.
    * oficina electrónica = electronic office.
    * oficina municipal = council office.
    * Oficina para el Mejor Comercio = Better Business Bureau.
    * oficina regional = regional office.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * proveedor de material de oficina = office supplier.
    * suministros de oficina = office supplies.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * útiles de oficina = office supplies.
    * * *
    1) ( despacho) office
    2) (Chi) (Min) nitrate field
    * * *

    Ex: The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.

    * archivo de oficina = office file.
    * artículos de oficina = office supplies.
    * asesoría y oficina de información itinerante en furgón = mobile information and advice van.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * bloque de oficinas = office building, office block, office tower.
    * cuya oficina central está en = headquartered (at/in).
    * del mismo tipo que las oficinas = office-type.
    * de oficina = clerical.
    * edificio de oficinas = office building, office block.
    * gestión de oficinas = office management.
    * horas de oficina = office hours, business hours.
    * jefa de oficina de correos = postmistress.
    * jefe de oficina de correos = postmaster.
    * material de oficina = office equipment, office supplies.
    * material y equipos de oficina = office supply and equipment.
    * mobiliario de oficina = office furniture.
    * muebles de oficina = office furniture.
    * oficina administrativa central = administrative headquarters.
    * oficina central = headquarters (HQ -abrev.-), head office.
    * oficina de administración = administrative office.
    * oficina de cambio = exchange office, currency exchange bureau, exchange bureau.
    * oficina de correos = post office.
    * oficina de derechos de autor = copyright office.
    * oficina de desempleo = employment bureau, employment centre, job centre.
    * oficina de empleo = employment centre, employment bureau, job centre, labour exchange.
    * oficina de información = information office, visitor's centre.
    * Oficina de Información al Ciudadano (CAB) = Citizens' Advice Bureau (CAB).
    * oficina de información turística = tourism information office.
    * Oficina de Investigación y Desarrollo (ORD) = Office of Research and Development (ORD).
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina del fiscal, la = prosecutor's office, the.
    * oficina de patentes = patent office.
    * oficina de prensa = press office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * oficina de seguros = insurance office.
    * oficina de turismo = tourist office, tourism information office.
    * oficina electrónica = electronic office.
    * oficina municipal = council office.
    * Oficina para el Mejor Comercio = Better Business Bureau.
    * oficina regional = regional office.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * proveedor de material de oficina = office supplier.
    * suministros de oficina = office supplies.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * útiles de oficina = office supplies.

    * * *
    A (despacho) office
    en horas de oficina during office hours
    tendrá lugar en nuestras oficinas it will take place at our offices
    Compuestos:
    bureau de change
    unemployment office
    (government) immigration office
    tourist office
    government office
    B ( Min) nitrate field
    * * *

     

    oficina sustantivo femenino ( despacho) office;

    oficina de empleo/turismo unemployment/tourist office
    oficina sustantivo femenino
    1 office: hoy no iré a la oficina, I'm not going to the office today 2 oficina de correos/ turismo, post/tourist office
    oficina de empleo, job centre, US job office

    ' oficina' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcaldía
    - central
    - decorar
    - delegación
    - deslizarse
    - despacho
    - dirección
    - estar
    - estanca
    - estanco
    - F.B.I
    - gabinete
    - información
    - mesa
    - ordenanza
    - papelera
    - registro
    - responsable
    - secretaría
    - secretariado
    - subsecretaría
    - superintendencia
    - traslado
    - administración
    - agencia
    - atención
    - botones
    - cerrar
    - consulado
    - conventillo
    - correo
    - dotado
    - empleado
    - encerrar
    - escribanía
    - escritorio
    - fichar
    - gerencia
    - hacienda
    - instalar
    - júnior
    - material
    - murmurar
    - notaría
    - nuevo
    - ordenar
    - poner
    - redacción
    - sello
    - tesorería
    English:
    broadcast
    - bureau
    - business
    - clerical
    - control
    - cubicle
    - desk
    - disturb
    - expect
    - furnish
    - headquarters
    - inquiry
    - job centre
    - main
    - occupy
    - office
    - office furniture
    - office hours
    - PO
    - post office
    - postmaster
    - service charge
    - supply
    - to
    - tourist office
    - white-collar
    - ahead
    - at
    - concern
    - equipment
    - grind
    - head
    - home
    - job
    - march
    - nine
    - post
    - secretarial
    - show
    - sneak
    - storm
    - tourist
    - what
    - white
    - work
    * * *
    1. [despacho] office;
    puedes llamarlo a su oficina you can phone him at the office
    oficina de atención al cliente front office;
    oficina de cambio Br bureau de change, US foreign-exchange bureau;
    oficina de colocación employment agency;
    oficina de correos post office;
    oficina de empleo employment bureau, Br Jobcentre;
    oficina de información information office;
    oficina inteligente intelligent office;
    oficina de objetos perdidos Br lost property, US lost-and-found office;
    oficina de prensa press office;
    oficina pública public office;
    oficina de reclamaciones o Am reclamos complaints office;
    oficina de turismo tourist office
    2. Ven [en hacienda] = buildings where coffee or cocoa beans are processed and stored
    * * *
    f office
    * * *
    : office
    * * *
    oficina n office

    Spanish-English dictionary > oficina

  • 4 oficina de protección al consumidor

    Ex. Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.
    * * *

    Ex: Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.

    Spanish-English dictionary > oficina de protección al consumidor

  • 5 para tomar medidas

    Ex. Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.
    * * *

    Ex: Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.

    Spanish-English dictionary > para tomar medidas

  • 6 persona que se queja

    (n.) = complainant, complainer
    Ex. Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.
    Ex. From this perspective, it can be said that ' complainers tend to have more prior experience of complaining, have a more positive attitude toward complaining, are more self-confident and more assertive'.
    * * *
    (n.) = complainant, complainer

    Ex: Each branch was given a poster to display and a supply of forms which complainants could fill in and these were returned by the library to the nearest consumer protection office for action.

    Ex: From this perspective, it can be said that ' complainers tend to have more prior experience of complaining, have a more positive attitude toward complaining, are more self-confident and more assertive'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona que se queja

  • 7 protección

    f.
    1 protection, refuge, roof, guard.
    2 shelter, refuge, protection.
    3 safety net.
    4 protection, insurance, coverage.
    * * *
    1 protection
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    protección civilcivil defence o (EEUU) defense

    * * *
    femenino protection

    brindar/dar protección a alguien — to offer/give protection to somebody

    viviendas de protección oficial — (Esp) subsidized housing

    * * *
    = protection, safeguard, security, cushion, safeguarding, padding, shield, guard against, protectiveness.
    Ex. The second title may be indexed under: wire, rope, lubrication, corrosion, protection.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to provide data security and access safeguards.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to provide data security and access safeguards.
    Ex. Libraries ordinarily have only a small staff ' cushion' to provide for sickness, vacation, and compensatory days off.
    Ex. Working together, librarians and indexers can ensure that one of the primary objectives of the Society of Indexers, the safeguarding and improvement of indexing standards, becomes a reality.
    Ex. Not far behind football in terms of profile is rugby (slightly similar to American Football, but without the excessive padding).
    Ex. Display cases are thermostatically controlled to 68F and heat shields are fitted.
    Ex. Her article is surely a basic text for all librarians to be regularly reread as a guard against the sins she lists.
    Ex. Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    ----
    * Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente (EPA) = Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    * buscar la protección de = burrow back into.
    * cuidado y protección = nurture, nurturing.
    * dejar sin protección = leave + unprotected.
    * desactivar un programa de protección = unlock + protection program(me).
    * equipo de protección = protective gear.
    * gafas de protección = safety glasses.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * medida de protección = safeguard.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * programa de protección = protection program(me), software protection program(me).
    * protección acústica = hearing protection.
    * protección auditiva = hearing protection.
    * protección contra incendios = fire protection.
    * protección de datos = data protection.
    * protección de información entre fronteras = transborder data protection.
    * protección de la información = data protection.
    * protección del medio ambiente = environmental protection.
    * protección del sistema = system security.
    * protección de menores = child protection, child welfare.
    * protección legal = legal protection.
    * protección mediante contraseña = password protection.
    * protección militar = military protection.
    * proteccion para excluir o aislar = excluder.
    * protección solar = solar protection.
    * protección solar mediante sombras = solar shading.
    * protección territorial = turf protection.
    * relación sexual sin protección = unprotected sex.
    * sexo sin protección = unprotected sex.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * * *
    femenino protection

    brindar/dar protección a alguien — to offer/give protection to somebody

    viviendas de protección oficial — (Esp) subsidized housing

    * * *
    = protection, safeguard, security, cushion, safeguarding, padding, shield, guard against, protectiveness.

    Ex: The second title may be indexed under: wire, rope, lubrication, corrosion, protection.

    Ex: DBMS systems aim to provide data security and access safeguards.
    Ex: DBMS systems aim to provide data security and access safeguards.
    Ex: Libraries ordinarily have only a small staff ' cushion' to provide for sickness, vacation, and compensatory days off.
    Ex: Working together, librarians and indexers can ensure that one of the primary objectives of the Society of Indexers, the safeguarding and improvement of indexing standards, becomes a reality.
    Ex: Not far behind football in terms of profile is rugby (slightly similar to American Football, but without the excessive padding).
    Ex: Display cases are thermostatically controlled to 68F and heat shields are fitted.
    Ex: Her article is surely a basic text for all librarians to be regularly reread as a guard against the sins she lists.
    Ex: Parental protectiveness of children is surely a good thing if sensibly applied, but this nonsensical double standard doesn't help anyone.
    * Agencia de Protección del Medio Ambiente (EPA) = Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
    * buscar la protección de = burrow back into.
    * cuidado y protección = nurture, nurturing.
    * dejar sin protección = leave + unprotected.
    * desactivar un programa de protección = unlock + protection program(me).
    * equipo de protección = protective gear.
    * gafas de protección = safety glasses.
    * grupo de protección a menores = Shelter group.
    * grupo de protección ciudadana = civic trust group.
    * medida de protección = safeguard.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * programa de protección = protection program(me), software protection program(me).
    * protección acústica = hearing protection.
    * protección auditiva = hearing protection.
    * protección contra incendios = fire protection.
    * protección de datos = data protection.
    * protección de información entre fronteras = transborder data protection.
    * protección de la información = data protection.
    * protección del medio ambiente = environmental protection.
    * protección del sistema = system security.
    * protección de menores = child protection, child welfare.
    * protección legal = legal protection.
    * protección mediante contraseña = password protection.
    * protección militar = military protection.
    * proteccion para excluir o aislar = excluder.
    * protección solar = solar protection.
    * protección solar mediante sombras = solar shading.
    * protección territorial = turf protection.
    * relación sexual sin protección = unprotected sex.
    * sexo sin protección = unprotected sex.
    * sin protección = unprotected.

    * * *
    protection
    brindar/dar protección a algn to offer/give protection to sb
    bajo la protección de sus padres protected by his parents
    la protección del medio ambiente the protection of the environment
    viviendas de protección oficial ( Esp); subsidized housing
    es peligroso exponerse a los rayos del sol sin protección it is dangerous to expose yourself to the sun's rays without (adequate) protection
    protección solar factor 30 sun protection factor 30
    Compuestos:
    ( Inf) virus protection
    civil defense* organization
    * * *

     

    protección sustantivo femenino
    protection
    protección sustantivo femenino protection
    protección civil, civil defence
    vivienda de protección oficial, state subsidized housing
    ' protección' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antinuclear
    - auspicio
    - cobijar
    - coraza
    - expuesta
    - expuesto
    - fortificación
    - gafas
    - ley
    - ministerio
    - revestir
    - rodillera
    - sola
    - solo
    - sombra
    - tutela
    - abrigo
    - amparo
    - defensa
    - dispensar
    - invocar
    - seguridad
    English:
    asylum
    - council housing
    - cushion
    - naked
    - protection
    - protection money
    - safety net
    - shelter
    - unguarded
    - unprotected
    - welfare
    - conservation
    - crash
    - crush
    - defense
    - NSPCC
    - protective
    - safe
    - safety
    - SPCC
    * * *
    protection;
    diez guardaespaldas se encargan de la protección del juez ten bodyguards are responsible for protecting the judge;
    sexo sin protección unprotected sex
    protección civil civil defence; Informát protección contra copia copy protection;
    protección de datos data protection;
    Informát protección de hardware dongle
    * * *
    f protection;
    protección solar suntan lotion o cream, sunblock
    * * *
    protección nf, pl - ciones : protection
    * * *
    protección n protection

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  • 8 ayuntamiento

    m.
    1 town council (British), city council (United States) (corporation).
    2 town hall (British), city hall (United States) (edificio).
    * * *
    1 (corporación) town council, city council
    2 (edificio) town hall, city hall
    \
    ayuntamiento carnal formal sexual intercourse
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) city council, town council
    2) city hall, town hall
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=corporación) district council, town council, city council
    2) (=Casa Consistorial) town hall, city hall
    3) (=cópula) sexual intercourse
    * * *
    masculino ( corporación) town/city council; ( edificio) town/city hall
    * * *
    = local authority, town hall, local government, municipal government, local council, town council, city hall, municipal authority, city council.
    Ex. The interplay of forces outside their individual control -- government, local authority, trade union, parent institution -- plays havoc with planning exercises.
    Ex. Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    Ex. With local government reorganization in 1974 came changes in the boundaries of public library authorities.
    Ex. The library's own publications and documents recording the activities of important institutions such as municipal governments, corporations, or the university where the library is located, represent another category of material which often requires indexing by reference librarians.
    Ex. During the last 10 years the service level in the City has fallen and music has stagnated, since the local council library committee froze all expenditure on music in 1984.
    Ex. The aim was to reach as many people as possible; more unusual venues included a meeting of the town council, a church, the market square, and a prison.
    Ex. Among other buildings afire or still smoldering in eastern Baghdad today were the city hall and the National Library which was so thoroughly burned that heat still radiated 50 paces from its front doors.
    Ex. Municipal authorities themselves decide the objectives, scale and structure of their library services.
    Ex. This is because the chief librarian is personally accountable to the next higher level of authority such as the mayor, the city council, the hospital director, or the university president.
    ----
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * concejal del ayuntamiento = local councillor.
    * del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * funcionario del ayuntamiento = city official, city worker.
    * gestionado por el ayuntamiento = city-administered.
    * sala de juntas del ayuntamiento = town council meeting room.
    * * *
    masculino ( corporación) town/city council; ( edificio) town/city hall
    * * *
    = local authority, town hall, local government, municipal government, local council, town council, city hall, municipal authority, city council.

    Ex: The interplay of forces outside their individual control -- government, local authority, trade union, parent institution -- plays havoc with planning exercises.

    Ex: Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    Ex: With local government reorganization in 1974 came changes in the boundaries of public library authorities.
    Ex: The library's own publications and documents recording the activities of important institutions such as municipal governments, corporations, or the university where the library is located, represent another category of material which often requires indexing by reference librarians.
    Ex: During the last 10 years the service level in the City has fallen and music has stagnated, since the local council library committee froze all expenditure on music in 1984.
    Ex: The aim was to reach as many people as possible; more unusual venues included a meeting of the town council, a church, the market square, and a prison.
    Ex: Among other buildings afire or still smoldering in eastern Baghdad today were the city hall and the National Library which was so thoroughly burned that heat still radiated 50 paces from its front doors.
    Ex: Municipal authorities themselves decide the objectives, scale and structure of their library services.
    Ex: This is because the chief librarian is personally accountable to the next higher level of authority such as the mayor, the city council, the hospital director, or the university president.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * concejal del ayuntamiento = local councillor.
    * del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * funcionario del ayuntamiento = city official, city worker.
    * gestionado por el ayuntamiento = city-administered.
    * sala de juntas del ayuntamiento = town council meeting room.

    * * *
    (corporación) town/city council; (edificio) town/city hall
    Compuesto:
    ( ant); carnal knowledge ( arch)
    * * *

     

    ayuntamiento sustantivo masculino ( corporación) town/city council;
    ( edificio) town/city hall
    ayuntamiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (institución) town/city council
    2 (edificio) GB town hall, US city hall
    ' ayuntamiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    concejo
    - drogodependencia
    - fortificación
    - insonorización
    - municipio
    - nido
    English:
    city hall
    - clout
    - corporation
    - council
    - local council
    - town council
    - town hall
    - wedding reception
    - city
    - housing
    - town
    - township
    * * *
    1. [corporación] Br town council, US city council
    2. [edificio] Br town hall, US city hall
    3. Anticuado
    ayuntamiento (carnal) sexual congress
    * * *
    m city council, town council; edificio city hall, town hall
    * * *
    1) : town hall, city hall
    2) : town or city council
    * * *
    1. (institución) council
    2. (edificio) town hall

    Spanish-English dictionary > ayuntamiento

  • 9 contener1

    1 = bear, contain, contain in, enclose, gather, hold, host, include, possess, carry, be stocked with, harbour [harbor, -USA], offer, provide.
    Ex. Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.
    Ex. The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex. A printed index is a pointer, or indicator, or more fully, a systematic guide to the items contained in, or concepts derived from a collection.
    Ex. The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex. A bibliography is a list of materials or items which is restricted in its coverage by some feature other than the materials being gathered in one library collection.
    Ex. If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex. Most computer bureaux which host the factual data bases have their own world-wide networks.
    Ex. Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex. Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
    Ex. Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex. The paperback shelves in many retail outlets are stocked with books which, in spite of their print-runs, may or may not be a financial success.
    Ex. When the reference collection fails or the question is broad in nature, the stacks may harbor exactly what is wanted.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    ----
    * contener en abundancia = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad + Nombre = contain + its share of + Nombre.
    * contener hiperenlaces = hotlink [hot-link].
    * contener información = carry + information.
    * contener mucho = be high in.

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  • 10 defensa

    f.
    1 defense.
    en defensa de in defense of
    la defensa del medio ambiente the protection of the environment
    defensa personal self-defense
    2 defense (sport).
    3 defence, security, defense, guard.
    4 protection, succor, refuge.
    5 defendor, advocate.
    6 shield, guard, protector.
    7 defensive movement, ward.
    8 back, back-line player.
    f. & m.
    defender (sport).
    defensa central central defender, center back
    * * *
    1 defence (US defense)
    1 DEPORTE (jugador) back, defender; (conjunto de jugadores) defence (US defense), defenders plural
    \
    en defensa propia in self-defence (US self-defense)
    en legítima defensa in self-defence (US self-defense)
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    1. SF
    1) (=protección) defence, defense (EEUU)

    (Ministerio de) Defensa — Ministry of Defence, Defense Department (EEUU)

    2) (Jur) (=abogado, argumentación) defence, defense (EEUU)
    3) (Dep)

    la defensa(=jugadores) the defence, the defense (EEUU)

    4) pl defensas (Med) defences, defenses (EEUU)

    está bajo de defensas — his (body's) defences are low, his resistance is low

    5) pl defensas [de toro] horns; [de elefante, jabalí] tusks
    6) (Náut) fender
    7) Méx bumper, fender (EEUU)
    2.
    SMF (Dep) defender

    defensa escoba, defensa libre — sweeper

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( protección) defense*

    actuó en defensa propia or en legítima defensa — he acted in self-defense

    defensa de algo/alguien — defense* of something/somebody

    b) Defensa femenino the Defense Department (AmE), the Ministry of Defence (BrE)
    2) (Der) defense*

    los testigos de la defensa — the witnesses for the defense, the defense witnesses

    3) defensas femenino plural (Biol, Med) defenses* (pl)
    4) (Náut) fender
    5) (Dep)
    a) ( conjunto) defense*
    b) defensa masculino y femenino ( jugador) defender
    * * *
    = defence [defense, -USA], plea, advocacy, championship, crusade, championing, affirmation, apologia, bulwark.
    Ex. The only defense that Panizzi was able to muster in this case was to cite the authorities instead of the reasons he followed.
    Ex. Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex. However, what American libraries mean by advocacy is 'Work to overcome obstacles that the enquirer encounters in trying to secure help from outside resource agencies'.
    Ex. Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex. The Thatcher government's crusade for privatisation is also hitting British libraries.
    Ex. Many say the role of consumer advice centres as being simply mediators between the consumer and the retailer/manufacturer; only a few adventurous authorities encouraged the aggressive championing of consumer complaints.
    Ex. This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex. The article ' apologia for alternatives' examines the situation where professional standards may have to give way to commercial interests.
    Ex. Thus our freedom has prompted many to think of libraries as 'a great instrument and bulwark of democracy'.
    ----
    * actitud de defensa = defensiveness.
    * actuar defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * alegar defensa = muster + defense.
    * decir en defensa de = say in + defence of.
    * defensa bioquímica = biodefence [biodefense, -USA].
    * defensa con misiles = missile defence.
    * defensa costera = coastal defence.
    * defensa de intereses = lobbying.
    * defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * defensa de tesis = dissertation defence, thesis defence.
    * defensa nacional = national defence.
    * defensa propia = self-defence [self-defense, -USA].
    * defensas marítimas = maritime defences.
    * defensas naturales = natural defences, natural defences.
    * defensa solapada = plug.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * el ataque es la mejor defensa = attack is the best form of defence.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * estrategia de defensa = defence strategy.
    * fuerzas de defensa, las = defence forces, the.
    * industria de defensa, la = defence industry, the [defense industry, -USA].
    * mecanismo de defensa = defence mechanism [defense mechanism, -USA].
    * Ministerio de Defensa = Ministry of Defence.
    * ministro de defensa = defence minister.
    * movimiento en defensa de los derechos de la mujer = women's rights movement.
    * movimiento en defensa de los derechos de los animales = animal rights movement.
    * preparar una defensa = mount + defence.
    * primera línea de defensa = first line of defence.
    * secretario de defensa = defence minister.
    * sistema de defensa = defence system.
    * Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia = Office of Fair Trade.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( protección) defense*

    actuó en defensa propia or en legítima defensa — he acted in self-defense

    defensa de algo/alguien — defense* of something/somebody

    b) Defensa femenino the Defense Department (AmE), the Ministry of Defence (BrE)
    2) (Der) defense*

    los testigos de la defensa — the witnesses for the defense, the defense witnesses

    3) defensas femenino plural (Biol, Med) defenses* (pl)
    4) (Náut) fender
    5) (Dep)
    a) ( conjunto) defense*
    b) defensa masculino y femenino ( jugador) defender
    * * *
    = defence [defense, -USA], plea, advocacy, championship, crusade, championing, affirmation, apologia, bulwark.

    Ex: The only defense that Panizzi was able to muster in this case was to cite the authorities instead of the reasons he followed.

    Ex: Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex: However, what American libraries mean by advocacy is 'Work to overcome obstacles that the enquirer encounters in trying to secure help from outside resource agencies'.
    Ex: Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex: The Thatcher government's crusade for privatisation is also hitting British libraries.
    Ex: Many say the role of consumer advice centres as being simply mediators between the consumer and the retailer/manufacturer; only a few adventurous authorities encouraged the aggressive championing of consumer complaints.
    Ex: This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex: The article ' apologia for alternatives' examines the situation where professional standards may have to give way to commercial interests.
    Ex: Thus our freedom has prompted many to think of libraries as 'a great instrument and bulwark of democracy'.
    * actitud de defensa = defensiveness.
    * actuar defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * alegar defensa = muster + defense.
    * decir en defensa de = say in + defence of.
    * defensa bioquímica = biodefence [biodefense, -USA].
    * defensa con misiles = missile defence.
    * defensa costera = coastal defence.
    * defensa de intereses = lobbying.
    * defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * defensa de tesis = dissertation defence, thesis defence.
    * defensa nacional = national defence.
    * defensa propia = self-defence [self-defense, -USA].
    * defensas marítimas = maritime defences.
    * defensas naturales = natural defences, natural defences.
    * defensa solapada = plug.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * el ataque es la mejor defensa = attack is the best form of defence.
    * en defensa propia = in self-defence.
    * estrategia de defensa = defence strategy.
    * fuerzas de defensa, las = defence forces, the.
    * industria de defensa, la = defence industry, the [defense industry, -USA].
    * mecanismo de defensa = defence mechanism [defense mechanism, -USA].
    * Ministerio de Defensa = Ministry of Defence.
    * ministro de defensa = defence minister.
    * movimiento en defensa de los derechos de la mujer = women's rights movement.
    * movimiento en defensa de los derechos de los animales = animal rights movement.
    * preparar una defensa = mount + defence.
    * primera línea de defensa = first line of defence.
    * secretario de defensa = defence minister.
    * sistema de defensa = defence system.
    * Tribunal de Defensa de la Competencia = Office of Fair Trade.

    * * *
    A
    1 (protección) defense*
    nadie acudió en su defensa nobody went to his defense, nobody went to defend him
    salió en nuestra defensa he came to our defense
    actuó en defensa propia or en legítima defensa he acted in self-defense*
    defensa DE algo/algn defense* OF sth/sb
    se manifestaron en defensa de sus derechos they demonstrated in defense of their rights
    2
    Defensa feminine the Defense Department ( AmE), the Ministry of Defence ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    self-defense*
    anti-aircraft defenses* (pl)
    sea defenses* (pl)
    river defenses* (pl)
    B ( Der) defense*
    los testigos de la defensa the witnesses for the defense, the defense witnesses
    C defensas fpl ( Biol, Med) defenses* (pl)
    las defensas biológicas del organismo the organism's biological defenses o biological defense mechanisms
    está bajo de defensas his resistance is low
    D
    1 ( Náut) fender
    2 (Cu, Méx) ( Auto) bumper
    3 ( Chi) ( Const) barrier
    E ( Dep)
    1 (conjunto) defense*
    2
    * * *

     

    defensa sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) ( protección) defense( conjugate defense);


    actuó en defensa propia he acted in self-defense;
    defensa de algo/algn defense( conjugate defense) of sth/sb;
    defensa personal self-defense( conjugate defense)
    b) (Dep) defense( conjugate defense)

    2
    a)

    Defensa sustantivo femenino

    the Defense Department (AmE), the Ministry of Defence (BrE)
    b)

    defensas sustantivo femenino plural (Biol, Med) defenses( conjugate defenses) (pl)

    c)

    defensa sustantivo masculino y femenino ( jugador) defender

    defensa
    I sustantivo femenino
    1 defence, US defense: salió en defensa de su hija, he came out in defence of his daugther
    2 Auto bumper, US fender
    3 Dep (conjunto) defence
    4 Med defensas, defences: la enfermedad le ha dejado sin defensas, the disease affected his immune system
    II m Dep defender, back
    ' defensa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caída
    - caído
    - Cesid
    - legítima
    - legítimo
    - llave
    - alegar
    - lateral
    - mecanismo
    English:
    AA
    - back
    - defence
    - defender
    - defense
    - fender
    - for
    - spirited
    - stout
    - behalf
    - defend
    - element
    - guard
    - mace
    - self
    * * *
    nf
    1. [protección] defence;
    la defensa del medio ambiente the protection of the environment;
    lleva siempre una pistola como defensa she always carries a gun to defend herself;
    en su defensa cabe decir que él ignoraba lo sucedido in his defence, it has to be said that he didn't know what had happened;
    acudir en defensa de algo/alguien to come to the defence of sth/to sb's defence;
    salir en defensa de algo/alguien to come out in defence of sth/sb
    defensa antiaérea anti-aircraft defences;
    la defensa nacional national defence;
    defensa pasiva passive resistance;
    defensa personal self-defence
    2.
    (Ministerio de) Defensa Br ≈ Ministry of Defence, US ≈ Defense Department
    3. [legal] defence;
    basó su defensa en la falta de pruebas he based his defence on the lack of evidence;
    en defensa propia, en legítima defensa in self-defence;
    la defensa [parte en un juicio] the defence;
    la defensa tiene la palabra [en juicio] it is the turn of the defence to speak
    4.
    defensas [sistema inmunitario] defences;
    tiene las defensas muy bajas his body's defences are very low
    5. [jugadores, parte del juego] defence
    defensa al hombre man-to-man defence;
    defensa hombre man-to-man defence;
    defensa en zona [en baloncesto] zone defence
    6. Méx [parachoques] Br bumper, US fender
    7. Aut
    defensa (delantera) [en todoterrenos] bull bars
    nmf
    [jugador] defender;
    la línea de defensas the back line, the defence
    defensa central [en fútbol] central defender, centre back;
    defensa de cierre [en rugby] fullback;
    Fam defensa escoba [en fútbol] sweeper
    * * *
    I f
    1 JUR, DEP defense, Br
    defence;
    legítima defensa self-defense, Br self-defence;
    salir en defensa de alguien come to s.o.’s defense
    2 L.Am.
    AUTO fender, Br
    mudguard
    3
    :
    defensas pl MED defenses, Br defences
    II m/f DEP defender
    * * *
    : defense
    defensa nmf
    : defender, back (in sports)
    * * *
    1. (en general) defence
    2. (jugador) defender

    Spanish-English dictionary > defensa

  • 11 del mismo tipo que las oficinas

    (adj.) = office-type
    Ex. Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    * * *
    (adj.) = office-type

    Ex: Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.

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  • 12 departamento

    m.
    1 department.
    departamento de atención al cliente customer services (department)
    departamento de caballeros menswear department
    departamento de marketing marketing department
    departamento de personal personnel (department)
    2 administrative district.
    3 compartment (compartimento).
    4 flat(apartment). (Argentinian Spanish)
    5 apartment, flat.
    * * *
    1 (sección) department, section
    2 (provincia) district, province
    3 (de tren) compartment
    4 (de un objeto) compartment, section
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de empresa, universidad] department
    2) [de caja, tren] compartment
    3) (Náut)
    4) LAm (=piso) flat, apartment (EEUU)
    5) And, Chile (=provincia) province
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    departamento de ventas/publicidad — sales/advertising department

    Departamento de Inglés — Department of English, English Department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department
    2) (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    * * *
    = department, office, arm.
    Ex. In some organisations microcomputers will be maintained (that is, mended) by a central computer department, but if this is not the case it may be necessary to take out separate maintenance contracts.
    Ex. The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex. The author discusses the roles that various arms of the proposed structure can play to promote free flow of information = El autor describe las funciones que los diferentes departamentos de la estructura propuesta puede desempeñar para promover la libre circulación de la información.
    ----
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * Departamento de Agricultura de la Commonwealth (CAB) = Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB).
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * departamento de catalogación = cataloguing department, catalogue department, technical services department.
    * departamento de circulación = circulation department.
    * departamento de contabilidad = accounting department, accounting office.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * departamento de encuadernación = binding department.
    * Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC) = University Grants Committee (UGC).
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * departamento de lectura "formativo-recreativa" = popular department.
    * departamento del gobierno = government office.
    * departamento de marketing = marketing department.
    * departamento de préstamo = circulation department.
    * departamento de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan department.
    * departamento de procesos técnicos = processing department.
    * departamento de publicaciones = publishing arm.
    * departamento de sanidad = health department.
    * departamento de servicios técnicos = technical services department.
    * departamento de transportes = transport authorities.
    * departamento de urbanismo, el = building department, the.
    * departamento de ventas = sales team, sales department.
    * departamento universitario = academic department.
    * director de departamento = department head.
    * división en departamentos = departmentation.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    departamento de ventas/publicidad — sales/advertising department

    Departamento de Inglés — Department of English, English Department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department
    2) (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    * * *
    = department, office, arm.

    Ex: In some organisations microcomputers will be maintained (that is, mended) by a central computer department, but if this is not the case it may be necessary to take out separate maintenance contracts.

    Ex: The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex: The author discusses the roles that various arms of the proposed structure can play to promote free flow of information = El autor describe las funciones que los diferentes departamentos de la estructura propuesta puede desempeñar para promover la libre circulación de la información.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * Departamento de Agricultura de la Commonwealth (CAB) = Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB).
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * departamento de catalogación = cataloguing department, catalogue department, technical services department.
    * departamento de circulación = circulation department.
    * departamento de contabilidad = accounting department, accounting office.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * departamento de encuadernación = binding department.
    * Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC) = University Grants Committee (UGC).
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * departamento de lectura "formativo-recreativa" = popular department.
    * departamento del gobierno = government office.
    * departamento de marketing = marketing department.
    * departamento de préstamo = circulation department.
    * departamento de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan department.
    * departamento de procesos técnicos = processing department.
    * departamento de publicaciones = publishing arm.
    * departamento de sanidad = health department.
    * departamento de servicios técnicos = technical services department.
    * departamento de transportes = transport authorities.
    * departamento de urbanismo, el = building department, the.
    * departamento de ventas = sales team, sales department.
    * departamento universitario = academic department.
    * director de departamento = department head.
    * división en departamentos = departmentation.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de una empresa, institución) department
    departamento de ventas/publicidad sales/advertising department
    Departamento de Inglés Department of English, English Department
    2 ( Ferr) compartment
    departamento de no fumadores no-smoking compartment
    3 (provincia, distrito) department
    Compuesto:
    State Department
    B ( AmL) (piso) apartment ( esp AmE), flat ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    Dep.    
    departamento
    Dep.,
    Dept. (Departamento) Dept

    departamento sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department

    2 (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    departamento sustantivo masculino
    1 (de universidad, de empresa, territorial) department
    2 Ferroc compartment
    3 LAm (piso) flat
    ' departamento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adscribir
    - contabilidad
    - informatizar
    - nido
    - redacción
    - secretaría
    - unidad
    - urgencia
    - administración
    - autónomo
    - Dep.
    - negociado
    - rentar
    - repartición
    - sanidad
    English:
    bureau
    - CID
    - department
    - Dept
    - manager
    - manageress
    - personnel department
    - purchasing
    - sales department
    - unit
    - apartment
    - college
    - flat
    - interior
    - second
    - solicitor
    - state
    - superintendent
    - treasury
    * * *
    1. [en empresa, organización] department
    departamento de administración administration department;
    departamento de atención al cliente customer service department;
    departamento de compras purchasing department;
    departamento de contabilidad accounting o accounts department;
    departamento financiero finance department;
    departamento jurídico legal department;
    departamento de personal personnel department;
    departamento de ventas sales department
    2. [en tienda] department;
    departamento de caballeros menswear department
    3. [en universidad, centro de secundaria] department;
    Departamento de Historia Antigua Department of Ancient History
    4. [ministerio] ministry, department
    Departamento de Estado State Department
    5. [de cajón, maleta] compartment
    6. [de tren] compartment
    7. [provincia, distrito] department
    8. Arg [apartamento] Br flat, US apartment
    * * *
    m
    1 department
    2 L.Am. ( apartamento) apartment, Br
    flat
    * * *
    1) : department
    2) apartamento: apartment
    * * *
    1. (de empresa, grandes almacenes) department
    2. (de mueble, tren) compartment

    Spanish-English dictionary > departamento

  • 13 departamento de defensa del consumidor

    Ex. Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    * * *

    Ex: Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.

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  • 14 dependencias

    f.pl.
    1 outbuildings, outbuilding.
    2 living quarters.
    * * *
    (n.) = accommodation, quarters, living quarters
    Ex. Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    Ex. Soon, however, the collection outgrew its meagre quarters and a full-fledged library occupying a 40x60 foot area came into being.
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    * * *
    (n.) = accommodation, quarters, living quarters

    Ex: Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.

    Ex: Soon, however, the collection outgrew its meagre quarters and a full-fledged library occupying a 40x60 foot area came into being.
    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dependencias

  • 15 locales

    Ex. Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.
    * * *

    Ex: Most CACs occupied office-type accommodation in town halls, libraries and consumer protection departments.

    Spanish-English dictionary > locales

  • 16 tener

    v.
    1 to have.
    tengo un hermano I have o I've got a brother
    tener fiebre to have a temperature
    tuvieron una pelea they had a fight
    tener un niño to have a baby
    ¡que tengan buen viaje! have a good journey!
    tengo las vacaciones en agosto my holidays are in August
    Yo tengo una casa I have a house.
    El carro tuvo un accidente The car had an accident.
    Esto tiene azúcar This has=is made of sugar.
    Yo tengo dos hijos I have=am the parent of two sons.
    Tengo un primo I have a cousin,
    Ella tuvo una gran idea She had a great idea.
    Yo tengo paperas I have=suffer from the mumps.
    Tengo un ataque de nervios I am having a nervous fit.
    Ella tiene su aprobación She has=meets with his approval.
    2 to be.
    tiene 3 metros de ancho it's 3 meters wide
    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?
    tiene diez años she's ten (years old)
    tener hambre/miedo to be hungry/afraid
    tener mal humor to be bad-tempered
    le tiene lástima he feels sorry for her
    3 to get (recibir) (mensaje, regalo, visita, sensación).
    tuve un verdadero desengaño I was really disappointed
    tendrá una sorpresa he'll get a surprise
    4 to hold.
    tenlo por el asa hold it by the handle
    Ella tiene su bolso She holds her purse.
    5 to offer, to have.
    * * *
    Present Indicative
    tengo, tienes, tiene, tenemos, tenéis, tienen.
    Past Indicative
    Future Indicative
    Conditional
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperfect Subjunctive
    Future Subjunctive
    Imperative
    ten (tú), tenga (él/Vd.), tengamos (nos.), tened (vos.), tengan (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    2) hold
    3) own, possess
    4) feel
    - tener que
    - tenerse por
    * * *
    Para las expresiones como tener cuidado, tener ganas, tener suerte, tener de particular, tener en cuenta, ver la otra entrada.
    1. VERBO TRANSITIVO
    El uso de got con el verbo have es más frecuente en inglés británico, pero solo se usa en el presente.
    1) (=poseer, disponer de) to have, have got

    ¿tienes dinero? — do you have {o} have you got any money?

    ¿tienes un bolígrafo? — do you have {o} have you got a pen?

    ¿tiene usted permiso para esto? — do you have {o} have you got permission for this?

    tiene un tío en Venezuela — he has an uncle in Venezuela, he's got an uncle in Venezuela

    ahora no tengo tiempo — I don't have {o} I haven't got time now

    2) [referido a aspecto, carácter] to have, have got

    tiene el pelo rubio — he has blond hair, he's got blond hair

    tiene la nariz aguileña — she has an aquiline nose, she's got an aquiline nose

    3) [referido a edad] to be

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    4) [referido a ocupaciones] to have, have got

    tenemos clase de inglés a las 11 — we have an English class at 11, we've got an English class at 11

    el lunes tenemos una reunión — we're having a meeting on Monday, we've got a meeting on Monday

    5) (=parir) to have
    6) (=medir) to be
    7) (=sentir) + sustantivo to be + adj

    tener hambre/sed/calor/frío — to be hungry/thirsty/hot/cold

    8) (=padecer, sufrir) to have

    Luis tiene la gripe — Luis has {o} has got flu

    tengo fiebre — I have {o} I've got a (high) temperature

    ¿qué tienes? — what's the matter with you?, what's wrong with you?

    9) (=sostener) to hold

    tenía el pasaporte en la mano — he had his passport in his hand, he was holding his passport in his hand

    tenme el vaso un momento, por favor — hold my glass for me for a moment, please

    ¡ten!, ¡aquí tienes! — here you are!

    10) (=recibir) to have

    ¿has tenido noticias suyas? — have you heard from her?

    11) (=pensar, considerar)

    tener [a bien] hacer algo — to see fit to do sth

    tener a algn [en] algo, te tendrán en más estima — they will hold you in higher esteem

    tener a algn [por] — + adj to consider sb (to be) + adj

    ten por [seguro] que... — rest assured that...

    12) tener algo que ({+ infin})

    tengo trabajo que hacer — I have {o} I've got work to do

    no tengo nada que hacer — I have {o} I've got nothing to do

    eso no tiene nada que ver — that has {o} that's got nothing to do with it

    13) [locuciones]

    ¡[ahí] lo tienes! — there you are!, there you have it!

    tener algo [de] + adj

    ¿qué tiene de malo? — what's wrong with that?

    tenerlo [difícil] — to find it difficult

    tenerlo [fácil] — to have it easy

    - ¿conque esas tenemos?

    no las tengo todas conmigo de que lo haga — I'm none too sure that he'll do it, I'm not entirely sure that he'll do it

    2. VERBO AUXILIAR
    1) tener que ({+ infin})
    a) [indicando obligación]

    tengo que comprarlo — I have to {o} I've got to buy it, I must buy it

    tenemos que marcharnos — we have to {o} we've got to go, we must be going

    tienen que aumentarte el sueldo — they have to {o} they've got to give you a rise

    b) [indicando suposición, probabilidad]

    ¡tienes que estar cansadísima! — you must be really tired!

    tiene que dolerte mucho ¿no? — it must hurt a lot, doesn't it?

    c) [en reproches]

    ¡tendrías que haberlo dicho antes! — you should have said so before!

    ¡tendría que darte vergüenza! — you should be ashamed of yourself!

    ¡tú tenías que ser! — it would be you!, it had to be you!

    d) [en sugerencias, recomendaciones]
    2) + participio
    3) + adj

    me tiene perplejo la falta de noticias — the lack of news is puzzling, I am puzzled by the lack of news

    4) esp Méx (=llevar)

    tienen tres meses de no cobrar — they haven't been paid for three months, it's three months since they've been paid

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo [El uso de 'got' en frases como 'I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma 'I have a new dress']
    1) (poseer, disponer de) <dinero/trabajo/tiempo> to have

    ¿tienen hijos? — do they have any children?, have they got any children?

    no tenemos pan — we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread

    aquí tienes al culpablehere's o this is the culprit

    ¿conque ésas tenemos? — so that's the way things are, is it?

    2)
    a) ( llevar encima) to have

    ¿tiene hora? — have you got the time?

    b) ( llevar puesto) to be wearing
    3) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have

    tengo invitados a cenarI have o I've got some people coming to dinner

    tener... que + inf — to have... to + inf

    tengo cosas que hacerI have o I've got things to do

    4)
    a) (señalando características, atributos) to have

    tiene el pelo largoshe has o she's got long hair

    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? — and what's so bad about that?

    le lleva 15 años - ¿y eso qué tiene? — (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he is - so what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    5) ( dar a luz) <bebé/gemelos> to have
    6) (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    7) ( tomar)

    ten la llavetake o here's the key

    8) ( recibir) to have
    9)
    a) ( sentir)

    tengo hambre/sueño/frío — I'm hungry/tired/cold

    tengo el placer de... — it gives me great pleasure to...

    ¿qué tienes? — what's wrong?, what's the matter?

    b) (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have

    tengo dolor de cabezaI have o I've got a headache

    c) (refiriéndose a experiencias, sucesos) to have

    ten paciencia/cuidado — be patient/careful

    11) (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl)

    lo tiene dominadoshe has him under her thumb

    12) ( considerar)

    tener algo/a alguien por algo: se lo tiene por el mejor he/it is considered (to be) the best; siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy; ten por seguro que lo hará — you can be sure he'll do it

    2.
    tener v aux
    1)
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad)

    tener que + inf — to have (got) to + inf

    tengo que estudiar hoyI have to o I must study today

    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación)

    tener que + inf: tenemos que ir a verla we must go and see her; tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise; tendrías que llamarlo — you should ring him

    tener que + inf: tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer; tiene que haber sido él it must have been him; tú tenías que ser! — it had to be you!

    ¿tiene previsto asistir? — do you plan to attend?

    3.
    tenerse v pron

    no tenerse de sueñoto be dead o asleep on one's feet

    2) (refl) ( considerarse)

    tenerse por algo: se tiene por muy inteligente — he considers himself to be very intelligent

    * * *
    = bear, contain, have, hold, own, carry, have got, have + in place, live with, have at + Posesivo + disposal, possess.
    Ex. Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.
    Ex. The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex. Many of the aspects of the indexing process including, in particular, term selection and search logic have common features.
    Ex. If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex. For example, a person can consult the system holdings files to find out whether a library in the network owns a copy of the document.
    Ex. Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex. Typical examples of enquiries of this kind that could be satisfied within minutes in any decently stocked library are ' Have you got anything on organising weddings?' 'Can you find me something on the history of paddle-steamers?'.
    Ex. The first country to have in place an operational domestic geostationary satellite communications system was Canada.
    Ex. Medical advances are improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, while prevention remains the key to stopping the spread of this disease.
    Ex. But this would require time and competencies, which not all policy makers have at their disposal.
    Ex. Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
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    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * acontecimiento + tener lugar = occurrence + take place.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * aquí tiene(s) = here is/are.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * curso que tiene lugar fuera de la universidad = extension course, off-campus course.
    * dar gracias por lo que Uno tiene = count + Posesivo + blessings.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point.
    * el cliente siempre tiene la razón = the customer is always right.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * lo que tenga que pasar, que pase = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * necesitarse tener en cuenta = need + consideration.
    * negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener apetito = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener constancia de Algo = unrecorded.
    * no tener donde caerse muerto = not have two pennies to rub together.
    * no tener dos dedos de frente = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush.
    * no tener dos dedos de frnete = knucklehead.
    * no tener en cuenta = disregard, overlook, skip over, be oblivious of/to, close + the door on, leave + Nombre + out of the picture, fly in + the face of, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * no tener éxito = come up with + nothing, prove + unsuccessful, be unsuccessful.
    * no tener fin = there + be + no end to.
    * no tener fronteras = have + no boundaries.
    * no tener fundamento = be unfounded.
    * no tener ganas = can't/couldn't be bothered, can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ganas de comer = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener hijos = be childless.
    * no tener hogar = be homeless.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * no tener la necesidad de usar Algo = have + no use for.
    * no tener la obligación de = be under no obligation.
    * no tener la preparación = be untrained.
    * no tener límite = have + no limit.
    * no tener límites = be boundless.
    * no tener lugar = fall through.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * no tener nada en contra de = have + no quarrel with, have + nothing against.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni la más mínima posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ningún escrúpulo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún fundamento = not have a leg to stand on.
    * no tener ningún interés = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no tener ningún remilgo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún reparo = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ni pies ni cabeza = be pointless.
    * no tener ni punto de comparación = be in a different league.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * no tener ni voz ni voto en = have + no say in.
    * no tener noticias es buena señal = no news is good news.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * no tener otro sitio donde recurrir = have + nowhere else to turn.
    * no tener parangón = be unequalled, be without peer.
    * no tener pelos en la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * no tener prejuicios = be open-minded.
    * no tener presente = be oblivious of/to.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * no tener razón = be wrong.
    * no tener razón de ser + Infinitivo = there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener representación = be unrepresented.
    * no tener respuesta = be unanswerable.
    * no tener rival = be second to none.
    * no tener rumbo = lose + Posesivo + way.
    * no tener salida = be stuck, get + stuck.
    * no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no tener sentido = be meaningless, be pointless, be senseless.
    * no tener sentido el + Infinitivo = there + be + no point in + Gerundio.
    * no tener sentido + Infinitivo = there + be + little point in + Gerundio, there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener suerte = be out of luck.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * no tener trascendencia = be of no consequence.
    * no tener un duro = not have a bean.
    * no tener valor = be valueless.
    * no tener vida privada = like being in a (gold)fish bowl.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * ¡Ojalá tuviera...! = I wish I had....
    * ¡Ojalá tuviese...! = I wish I had....
    * parece tener poco sentido que = there + seem + little point in.
    * por si + tener + suerte = on spec.
    * que no tiene compensación = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * que no tiene precio = priceless.
    * que pase lo que tenga que pasar = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * que tiene lugar una vez a la semana = once-weekly.
    * que tiene precio = priced.
    * que tiene sentido = meaningful.
    * que tiene solución = solvable.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * sin tener = in the absence of.
    * sin tener en cuenta = never mind, without regard to, independently of, disregarding, not including.
    * sin tener en cuenta el hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * sin tener que recurrir a = without recourse to.
    * tenemos intereses en ambas partes = our feet are in both worlds.
    * tener a Alguien metido en un puño = have + Nombre + under + Posesivo + thumb.
    * tener a cargo de uno = have + as + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener acuerdos con = have + deals with.
    * tener afinidades = share + common ground.
    * tener aire acondiconado = be air-conditioned.
    * tener a la disposición de Uno = have at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * tener al alcance = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener Algo al alcance = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener algo a mano = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener + Algo + a + Posesivo + entera disposición = have + the run of the + Nombre.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener Algo en común = have + Nombre + in common, share + Nombre + in common.
    * tener algo en contra de = have + something against.
    * tener Algo fácilmente accesible = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener Algo hecho a la medida de uno = have + Nombre + cut out.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener algo que decir sobre = have + a say in.
    * tener algo que ver con = have + something to do with.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener alguna incidencia en = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna relevancia para = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alucinaciones = hallucinate.
    * tener a mano = have at + Posesivo + touch, have + on call, have + to hand, keep within + reach, be to hand.
    * tener ansias de = crave, crave for.
    * tener antecedentes de = have + a track record of.
    * tener antojo de = crave, crave for.
    * tener a + Posesivo + cargo = have + in + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener aspecto = look.
    * tener atrasos = be in arrears.
    * tener aversión a = have + aversion to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.
    * tener buena mano con las plantas = have + a green thumb, have + green fingers.
    * tener buen apetito = have + a good appetite.
    * tener buenas intenciones = be well-intentioned, mean + well.
    * tener buenas perspectivas para = be well-placed to.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener bulla = be in a hurry.
    * tener cabida para = hold, accommodate, include, take.
    * tener calentura = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener características en común = share + similarities.
    * tener cara de muerto = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener carencias = find + wanting.
    * tener carta blanca = have + carte-blanche.
    * tener causa justificada = have + good cause.
    * tener cautela = proceed + with caution.
    * tener celos = feel + jealous.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * tener coherencia = cohere.
    * tener cólicos = be colicky.
    * tener como consecuencia = result (in).
    * tener como equivalente = have + counterpart.
    * tener como motivo central = plan around + Nombre.
    * tener como objetivo = have + as + Posesivo + objective, be in business for.
    * tener como sede = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener compasión de = have + compassion for.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * tener consecuencias = have + consequences.
    * tener consecuencias en = have + implication for.
    * tener consecuencias negativas = backfire.
    * tener contacto = have + contact.
    * tener contactos = liaise (with/between).
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener coraje = pluck up + courage, gather up + courage.
    * tener correlación con = bear + correlation with.
    * tener correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * tener cosas en común = share + common ground.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.
    * tener cuidado = exercise + care, exercise + caution, proceed + with caution, watch out, take + caution.
    * tener cuidado con = watch for, beware (of/that), look out for, be wary of.
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * tener cuidado de = be careful, be chary of, take + (great) pains to.
    * tener cuidado (de que) = take + care (that).
    * tener cultivos = grow + crops.
    * tener debilidad por = have + a soft spot for.
    * tener delante = have + before.
    * tener demasiada prisa = be in too much of a hurry, be in too much of a rush.
    * tener derecho a = be entitled to, have + a right to, entitle to, have + the right to, have + a say in.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener derecho de paso = have + the right of way.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * tener dinero a punta pala = roll in + Dinero.
    * tener dominado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.
    * tener efecto = take + effect, have + effect.
    * tener efecto sobre = impinge on/upon.
    * tener el atrevimiento de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el corazón de un león = have + the heart of a lion.
    * tener el deber de = have + a responsibility to.
    * tener el derecho de = have + the right to.
    * tener el descaro de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el destino de = suffer + the fate of.
    * tener el estatus profesional de + Nombre = have + Nombre + status.
    * tener el gusto de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el hábito de = have + the habit of.
    * tener el honor de = have + the honour of.
    * tener el lujo = have + luxury.
    * tener el mando = rule + the roost.
    * tener el mejor aspecto posible = look + Posesivo + best.
    * tener el mismo destino = suffer + the same fate.
    * tener el mono = suffer from + withdrawal symptoms.
    * tener el placer de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el plazo cumplido = be due.
    * tener el plazo vencido = be overdue.
    * tener el poder = be the boss, call + the shots, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener el poder de = have + the power to.
    * tener el toque mágico = have + the magic touch.
    * tener el valor = have + the courage.
    * tener el valor de = have + the guts to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener en común = hold in + common, tread + common ground.
    * tener en común con = partake (in/of).
    * tener en consideración = take into + consideration, take into + consideration.
    * tener en cuenta = allow for, bear in + mind, cater for/to, consider (as), heed, make + allowances, take + account of, take + cognisance of, take + cognition of, take into + account, take into + consideration, make + provision for, bring into + play, give + an ear to, factor, have + regard for, factor in, be aware of, note, keep in + mind.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener en cuenta un punto de vista = take into + account + viewpoint, contemplate + view.
    * tener en funcionamiento = have + in effect.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener en mente = bear in + mind, have + in mind, keep in + mind.
    * tener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * tener en reserva = hold in + reserve.
    * tener entre manos = be up to.
    * tener envidia de = envy.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tener éxito = achieve + success, be successful, get + anywhere, meet + success, prove + successful, succeed, attain + appeal, be a success, find + success, come up + trumps, prove + trumps, take off, meet with + success, hit + the big time, be popular, go + strong.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener éxito en la vida = succeed in + life, get on in + life.
    * tener expectativas = hold + expectations, have + expectations.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * tener fácilmente accesible = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener fallos = be flawed.
    * tener fe = have + faith (in).
    * tener fe en = have + faith (in).
    * tener fiebre = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener fijación por = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener flatulencia = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * tener forma + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in shape.
    * tener frenillo = lisp.
    * tener fundamento para pensar que = have + reason to believe that.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * tener ganada la mitad de la batalla = be half the battle.
    * tener ganada sólo la mitad de la batalla = be only half the battle.
    * tener ganas de = be keen to, have + an/the inclination to.
    * tener ganas de + Infinitivo = feel like + Gerundio.
    * tener gancho = be engaging.
    * tener gastos = incur + costs.
    * tener gastos generales = incur + overheads.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener hambre = be hungry, feel + hungry.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener hijos = father + children, have + children.
    * tener hipo = hiccup.
    * tener horario ajustado = be under time constraint.
    * tener horror a = loathe, hate.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener impacto = make + impact.
    * tener impacto (sobre) = have + impact (on).
    * tener implicaciones para = have + implication for.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener indigestión = have + indigestion.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener iniciativa = be proactive.
    * tener intereses en = have + a stake in.
    * tener intereses en juego = have + invested.
    * tener interés por = have + an interest in.
    * tener interés por/en = be interested in.
    * tener inventiva = be inventive.
    * tener jurisdicción = have + jurisdiction (over).
    * tener la autoridad = have + mandate.
    * tener la bragueta abierta = fly + be undone.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).
    * tener la cara de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener la categoría profesional de + Nombre = hold + Nombre + rank, have + Nombre + rank, enjoy + Nombre + rank.
    * tener la certeza de = feel + confident.
    * tener la certeza de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la conciencia limpia = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la conciencia tranquila = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la convicción = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la costumbre de = have + a habit of, have + the habit of.
    * tener la costumbre de + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener la cuenta bancaria = bank.
    * tener la culpa (por/de) = be at fault (for/to).
    * tener la culpa de Algo que se ha causado Uno mismo = be of + Posesivo + own making.
    * tener la desfachatez de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la desvergüenza de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la facultad de = have + powers to.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener la fecha de + Fecha = be dated + Fecha.
    * tener la frescura de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.
    * tener la impresión = have + the impression, get + the impression.
    * tener la impresión de que = get + the feeling that.
    * tener la intención de = be intended to, intend, mean.
    * tener la intención de + Infinitivo = set out to + Infinitivo.
    * tener la libertad de = be at liberty to, feel + free to.
    * tener la libertard de/para = have + the latitude to.
    * tener la malafortuna de = have + the misfortune to.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * tener la obligación de = be under the obligation to.
    * tener la ocasión de = have + opportunity to.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la oportunidad = have + the opportunity.
    * tener la oportunidad de = get + (a/the) + chance to, have + opportunity to, get + a chance to.
    * tener la osadía de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la paciencia del santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener la paciencia de un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener la potestad = have + mandate.
    * tener la potestad de = have + the power to, have + the right to.
    * tener lapsus = have + lapses.
    * tener la reputación de ser = be well known for.
    * tener la responsabilidad = charge, undertake + burden.
    * tener la responsabilidad de = have + the responsibility of.
    * tener la sartén por el mango = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la seguridad de = have + the security of.
    * tener la seguridad de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la sensación de que = have + a gut feeling that.
    * tener las mismas prerrogativas = have + an equal voice in.
    * tener las riendas de = hold + the reins of.
    * tener las riendas del poder = hold + the reins of power.
    * tener lástima = pity.
    * tener lástima de = take + pity on.
    * tener la tentación de = be tempted to.
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la vista cansada = need + reading glasses.
    * tenerle manía a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle rabia a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle tirria a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tener libertad = have + freedom.
    * tener libertad sobre = have + wide discretion over.
    * tenerlo crudo = not be easy.
    * tenerlo difícil = not be easy, not be easy.
    * tenerlo duro = not be easy.
    * tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que hay que tener = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que se necesita = have + what it takes.
    * tener los días contados = day + be + numbered, be doomed, doomed, be dead meat, the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * tener los nervios de punta = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los nervios en el estómago = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
    * tenerlo todo = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tenerlo todo hecho = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lugar = take + place, go on, come to + pass.
    * tener madera de = be cut out for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal de amores = be lovesick.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener más paciencia que el santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener mérito = be meritorious.
    * tener miedo = be afraid, be in fear, frighten.
    * tener miedo a = be scared of.
    * tener miedo a Alguien = regard + Nombre + with fear.
    * tener motivo = be right.
    * tener motivo justificado = have + good cause.
    * tener motivo para = have + cause to.
    * tener movilidad = be mobile.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucha ilusión = be thrilled.
    * tener mucha personalidad = be full of character.
    * tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucho carácter = be full of character.
    * tener mucho cuidado = be extra vigilant.
    * tener mucho éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener mucho interés en = have + a high stake in.
    * tener mucho interés por = be keen to.
    * tener mucho que ver con = have + a great deal to do with.
    * tener mucho tiempo libre = have + plenty of time to spare.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener niños = have + children.
    * tener + Nombre = be not without + Nombre.
    * tener noticias de = hear from.
    * tener + Número + Período de Tiempo = be + Período de Tiempo + old.
    * tener obligación = have + obligation.
    * tener obsesión con = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener ojeras = have + bags under + Posesivo + eyes.
    * tener ojos en la nuca = have + eyes in the back of + Posesivo + head.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener paciencia = be patient.
    * tener paciencia con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tener paralelo = have + parallel.
    * tener pelos en la lengua = mince + words.
    * tener pérdidas = make + a loss.
    * tener perplejo = stump.
    * tener plena conciencia de = be fully aware of.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * tener pocas luces = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, knucklehead.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener poco que ver = have + little to do.
    * tener poco valor = be of little value.
    * tener por costumbre + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener por término medio = average.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener potencial = have + potential.
    * tener precaución de = be chary of.
    * tener precedencia = take + priority.
    * tener preferencia = be preferential, have + the right of way.
    * tener preferencia (sobre) = take + precedence (over).
    * tener presente = be mindful of/that, bear in + mind, consider (as), keep in + focus, keep in + mind, make + consideration, mind, make + provision for, have + regard for, be aware of.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener prioridad = trump.
    * tener prisa = be in a hurry.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener programado su finalización = be scheduled for completion.
    * tener pros y contras = be a mixed blessing.
    * tener que = have to, hafta [have to].
    * tener que aguantar Algo = be stuck with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que arreglárselas solo = leave (up) to + Posesivo + own resources, leave to + Posesivo + own devices.
    * tener que cargar con = be stuck with, saddle with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de = be burdened with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de la tradición = be burdened with + tradition.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.
    * tener + que felicitar a Alguien = have to hand it to + Nombre.
    * tener que ocurrir = be boun.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo [El uso de 'got' en frases como 'I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma 'I have a new dress']
    1) (poseer, disponer de) <dinero/trabajo/tiempo> to have

    ¿tienen hijos? — do they have any children?, have they got any children?

    no tenemos pan — we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread

    aquí tienes al culpablehere's o this is the culprit

    ¿conque ésas tenemos? — so that's the way things are, is it?

    2)
    a) ( llevar encima) to have

    ¿tiene hora? — have you got the time?

    b) ( llevar puesto) to be wearing
    3) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have

    tengo invitados a cenarI have o I've got some people coming to dinner

    tener... que + inf — to have... to + inf

    tengo cosas que hacerI have o I've got things to do

    4)
    a) (señalando características, atributos) to have

    tiene el pelo largoshe has o she's got long hair

    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? — and what's so bad about that?

    le lleva 15 años - ¿y eso qué tiene? — (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he is - so what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? — how old are you?

    5) ( dar a luz) <bebé/gemelos> to have
    6) (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    7) ( tomar)

    ten la llavetake o here's the key

    8) ( recibir) to have
    9)
    a) ( sentir)

    tengo hambre/sueño/frío — I'm hungry/tired/cold

    tengo el placer de... — it gives me great pleasure to...

    ¿qué tienes? — what's wrong?, what's the matter?

    b) (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have

    tengo dolor de cabezaI have o I've got a headache

    c) (refiriéndose a experiencias, sucesos) to have

    ten paciencia/cuidado — be patient/careful

    11) (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl)

    lo tiene dominadoshe has him under her thumb

    12) ( considerar)

    tener algo/a alguien por algo: se lo tiene por el mejor he/it is considered (to be) the best; siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy; ten por seguro que lo hará — you can be sure he'll do it

    2.
    tener v aux
    1)
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad)

    tener que + inf — to have (got) to + inf

    tengo que estudiar hoyI have to o I must study today

    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación)

    tener que + inf: tenemos que ir a verla we must go and see her; tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise; tendrías que llamarlo — you should ring him

    tener que + inf: tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer; tiene que haber sido él it must have been him; tú tenías que ser! — it had to be you!

    ¿tiene previsto asistir? — do you plan to attend?

    3.
    tenerse v pron

    no tenerse de sueñoto be dead o asleep on one's feet

    2) (refl) ( considerarse)

    tenerse por algo: se tiene por muy inteligente — he considers himself to be very intelligent

    * * *
    = bear, contain, have, hold, own, carry, have got, have + in place, live with, have at + Posesivo + disposal, possess.

    Ex: Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.

    Ex: The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex: Many of the aspects of the indexing process including, in particular, term selection and search logic have common features.
    Ex: If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex: For example, a person can consult the system holdings files to find out whether a library in the network owns a copy of the document.
    Ex: Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex: Typical examples of enquiries of this kind that could be satisfied within minutes in any decently stocked library are ' Have you got anything on organising weddings?' 'Can you find me something on the history of paddle-steamers?'.
    Ex: The first country to have in place an operational domestic geostationary satellite communications system was Canada.
    Ex: Medical advances are improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, while prevention remains the key to stopping the spread of this disease.
    Ex: But this would require time and competencies, which not all policy makers have at their disposal.
    Ex: Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * acontecimiento + tener lugar = occurrence + take place.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * aquí tiene(s) = here is/are.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * curso que tiene lugar fuera de la universidad = extension course, off-campus course.
    * dar gracias por lo que Uno tiene = count + Posesivo + blessings.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point.
    * el cliente siempre tiene la razón = the customer is always right.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * empezar a tener sentido = become + meaningful.
    * estudiar + Nombre + teniendo en cuenta + Nombre = place + Nombre + against the background of + Nombre.
    * hacer que tenga más valor = put + a premium on.
    * hombre que tiene mucho mundo = a man of the world.
    * lo que tenga que pasar, que pase = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * mujer que tiene mucho mundo = a woman of the world.
    * necesitarse tener en cuenta = need + consideration.
    * negar tener relación con = disclaim + connection with.
    * no querer tener nada que ver con = want + nothing to do with.
    * no tener alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener apetito = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener constancia de Algo = unrecorded.
    * no tener donde caerse muerto = not have two pennies to rub together.
    * no tener dos dedos de frente = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush.
    * no tener dos dedos de frnete = knucklehead.
    * no tener en cuenta = disregard, overlook, skip over, be oblivious of/to, close + the door on, leave + Nombre + out of the picture, fly in + the face of, drop + Nombre + out of the picture.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * no tener éxito = come up with + nothing, prove + unsuccessful, be unsuccessful.
    * no tener fin = there + be + no end to.
    * no tener fronteras = have + no boundaries.
    * no tener fundamento = be unfounded.
    * no tener ganas = can't/couldn't be bothered, can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ganas de comer = be off + Posesivo + food, be off + Posesivo + oats.
    * no tener hijos = be childless.
    * no tener hogar = be homeless.
    * no tener idea = have + no clue, have + no idea.
    * no tener idea de = be clueless about, have + no understanding of.
    * no tener importancia = be of no importance, make + no difference, be of no consequence.
    * no tener información = be undocumented.
    * no tener la más mínima idea sobre Algo = Negativo + have + the foggiest idea.
    * no tener la menor importancia = be of no particular concern.
    * no tener la necesidad de usar Algo = have + no use for.
    * no tener la obligación de = be under no obligation.
    * no tener la preparación = be untrained.
    * no tener límite = have + no limit.
    * no tener límites = be boundless.
    * no tener lugar = fall through.
    * no tener más alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener más opción que = have + little choice but, have + no other option but.
    * no tener más remedio que = be stuck with, be left with the need to, get + stuck with.
    * no tener nada en contra de = have + no quarrel with, have + nothing against.
    * no tener nada en contra de Algo = have + no quarrel about + Nombre.
    * no tener nada que perder = have + nothing to lose.
    * no tener nada que ver con = be irrelevant to.
    * no tener ni idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni la más mínima posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
    * no tener ningún escrúpulo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún fundamento = not have a leg to stand on.
    * no tener ningún interés = can't/couldn't be bothered.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no tener ningún remilgo en = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ningún reparo = have + no qualms about.
    * no tener ni pies ni cabeza = be pointless.
    * no tener ni punto de comparación = be in a different league.
    * no tener ni puta idea = not get + Posesivo + shit together.
    * no tener ni puta idea sobre Algo = not know the first thing about.
    * no tener ni un pelo de tonto = there are no flies (on/about) + Pronombre.
    * no tener ni voz ni voto en = have + no say in.
    * no tener noticias es buena señal = no news is good news.
    * no tener opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra alternativa que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otra opción = have + no choice.
    * no tener otra opción que = have + no other option but.
    * no tener otro objetivo que el de = have + no other purpose than.
    * no tener otro sitio donde recurrir = have + nowhere else to turn.
    * no tener parangón = be unequalled, be without peer.
    * no tener pelos en la lengua = call + a spade a spade.
    * no tener posibilidades = be dead meat.
    * no tener prejuicios = be open-minded.
    * no tener presente = be oblivious of/to.
    * no tener que ir muy lejos = not have to look far.
    * no tener razón = be wrong.
    * no tener razón de ser + Infinitivo = there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener reparos = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener reparos en admitir que = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * no tener representación = be unrepresented.
    * no tener respuesta = be unanswerable.
    * no tener rival = be second to none.
    * no tener rumbo = lose + Posesivo + way.
    * no tener salida = be stuck, get + stuck.
    * no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
    * no tener sentido = be meaningless, be pointless, be senseless.
    * no tener sentido el + Infinitivo = there + be + no point in + Gerundio.
    * no tener sentido + Infinitivo = there + be + little point in + Gerundio, there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * no tener suerte = be out of luck.
    * no tener tiempo de nada = have + not a moment to spare.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * no tener trascendencia = be of no consequence.
    * no tener un duro = not have a bean.
    * no tener valor = be valueless.
    * no tener vida privada = like being in a (gold)fish bowl.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * ¡Ojalá tuviera...! = I wish I had....
    * ¡Ojalá tuviese...! = I wish I had....
    * parece tener poco sentido que = there + seem + little point in.
    * por si + tener + suerte = on spec.
    * que no tiene compensación = non-compensatory [noncompensatory].
    * que no tiene precio = priceless.
    * que pase lo que tenga que pasar = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * que tiene lugar una vez a la semana = once-weekly.
    * que tiene precio = priced.
    * que tiene sentido = meaningful.
    * que tiene solución = solvable.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * sin tener = in the absence of.
    * sin tener en cuenta = never mind, without regard to, independently of, disregarding, not including.
    * sin tener en cuenta el hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * sin tener que recurrir a = without recourse to.
    * tenemos intereses en ambas partes = our feet are in both worlds.
    * tener a Alguien metido en un puño = have + Nombre + under + Posesivo + thumb.
    * tener a cargo de uno = have + as + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tener acuerdos con = have + deals with.
    * tener afinidades = share + common ground.
    * tener aire acondiconado = be air-conditioned.
    * tener a la disposición de Uno = have at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * tener al alcance = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener Algo al alcance = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener algo a mano = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener + Algo + a + Posesivo + entera disposición = have + the run of the + Nombre.
    * tener Algo bajo el control de Uno = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + command.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener Algo en común = have + Nombre + in common, share + Nombre + in common.
    * tener algo en contra de = have + something against.
    * tener Algo fácilmente accesible = have + Nombre + at + Posesivo + fingertips.
    * tener Algo hecho a la medida de uno = have + Nombre + cut out.
    * tener algo muy vivo en la mente de uno = be strong in + mind.
    * tener algo que decir sobre = have + a say in.
    * tener algo que ver con = have + something to do with.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener alguna incidencia en = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alguna posibilidad = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna posibilidad de triunfar = have + a fighting chance.
    * tener alguna relevancia para = have + some bearing on.
    * tener alucinaciones = hallucinate.
    * tener a mano = have at + Posesivo + touch, have + on call, have + to hand, keep within + reach, be to hand.
    * tener ansias de = crave, crave for.
    * tener antecedentes de = have + a track record of.
    * tener antojo de = crave, crave for.
    * tener a + Posesivo + cargo = have + in + Posesivo + charge.
    * tener aspecto = look.
    * tener atrasos = be in arrears.
    * tener aversión a = have + aversion to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.
    * tener buena mano con las plantas = have + a green thumb, have + green fingers.
    * tener buen apetito = have + a good appetite.
    * tener buenas intenciones = be well-intentioned, mean + well.
    * tener buenas perspectivas para = be well-placed to.
    * tener buen ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a good judge of character.
    * tener bulla = be in a hurry.
    * tener cabida para = hold, accommodate, include, take.
    * tener calentura = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener características en común = share + similarities.
    * tener cara de muerto = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener carencias = find + wanting.
    * tener carta blanca = have + carte-blanche.
    * tener causa justificada = have + good cause.
    * tener cautela = proceed + with caution.
    * tener celos = feel + jealous.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * tener coherencia = cohere.
    * tener cólicos = be colicky.
    * tener como consecuencia = result (in).
    * tener como equivalente = have + counterpart.
    * tener como motivo central = plan around + Nombre.
    * tener como objetivo = have + as + Posesivo + objective, be in business for.
    * tener como sede = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener compasión de = have + compassion for.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * tener consecuencias = have + consequences.
    * tener consecuencias en = have + implication for.
    * tener consecuencias negativas = backfire.
    * tener contacto = have + contact.
    * tener contactos = liaise (with/between).
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener control sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener coraje = pluck up + courage, gather up + courage.
    * tener correlación con = bear + correlation with.
    * tener correspondencia = bear + correspondence (to).
    * tener cosas en común = share + common ground.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.
    * tener cuidado = exercise + care, exercise + caution, proceed + with caution, watch out, take + caution.
    * tener cuidado con = watch for, beware (of/that), look out for, be wary of.
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * tener cuidado de = be careful, be chary of, take + (great) pains to.
    * tener cuidado (de que) = take + care (that).
    * tener cultivos = grow + crops.
    * tener debilidad por = have + a soft spot for.
    * tener delante = have + before.
    * tener demasiada prisa = be in too much of a hurry, be in too much of a rush.
    * tener derecho a = be entitled to, have + a right to, entitle to, have + the right to, have + a say in.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener derecho de paso = have + the right of way.
    * tener dificultad = struggle, experience + difficulty, be hard pressed.
    * tener dificultad de + Infinitivo = have + difficulty + Gerundio, have + difficulty in + Gerundio.
    * tener dificultad en + Verbo = be at pains to + Infinitivo.
    * tener dificultades = have + a hard time, have + a tough time.
    * tener dinero a punta pala = roll in + Dinero.
    * tener dominado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.
    * tener efecto = take + effect, have + effect.
    * tener efecto sobre = impinge on/upon.
    * tener el atrevimiento de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el corazón de un león = have + the heart of a lion.
    * tener el deber de = have + a responsibility to.
    * tener el derecho de = have + the right to.
    * tener el descaro de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener el destino de = suffer + the fate of.
    * tener el estatus profesional de + Nombre = have + Nombre + status.
    * tener el gusto de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el hábito de = have + the habit of.
    * tener el honor de = have + the honour of.
    * tener el lujo = have + luxury.
    * tener el mando = rule + the roost.
    * tener el mejor aspecto posible = look + Posesivo + best.
    * tener el mismo destino = suffer + the same fate.
    * tener el mono = suffer from + withdrawal symptoms.
    * tener el placer de = take + pleasure.
    * tener el plazo cumplido = be due.
    * tener el plazo vencido = be overdue.
    * tener el poder = be the boss, call + the shots, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener el poder de = have + the power to.
    * tener el toque mágico = have + the magic touch.
    * tener el valor = have + the courage.
    * tener el valor de = have + the guts to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener en común = hold in + common, tread + common ground.
    * tener en común con = partake (in/of).
    * tener en consideración = take into + consideration, take into + consideration.
    * tener en cuenta = allow for, bear in + mind, cater for/to, consider (as), heed, make + allowances, take + account of, take + cognisance of, take + cognition of, take into + account, take into + consideration, make + provision for, bring into + play, give + an ear to, factor, have + regard for, factor in, be aware of, note, keep in + mind.
    * tener en cuenta las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener en cuenta un punto de vista = take into + account + viewpoint, contemplate + view.
    * tener en funcionamiento = have + in effect.
    * tener en gran estima = have + a very high regard for.
    * tener en mente = bear in + mind, have + in mind, keep in + mind.
    * tener en observación = hold under + observation, keep under + observation.
    * tener en reserva = hold in + reserve.
    * tener entre manos = be up to.
    * tener envidia de = envy.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tener éxito = achieve + success, be successful, get + anywhere, meet + success, prove + successful, succeed, attain + appeal, be a success, find + success, come up + trumps, prove + trumps, take off, meet with + success, hit + the big time, be popular, go + strong.
    * tener éxito en el mundo = succeed in + the world.
    * tener éxito en la vida = succeed in + life, get on in + life.
    * tener expectativas = hold + expectations, have + expectations.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * tener fácilmente accesible = have at + Posesivo + touch.
    * tener fallos = be flawed.
    * tener fe = have + faith (in).
    * tener fe en = have + faith (in).
    * tener fiebre = have + a temperature, have + a fever.
    * tener fijación por = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener flatulencia = pass + gas, break + wind, pass + wind.
    * tener forma + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in shape.
    * tener frenillo = lisp.
    * tener fundamento para pensar que = have + reason to believe that.
    * tener futuro = have + potential, there + be + a future for/in, have + a future.
    * tener ganada la mitad de la batalla = be half the battle.
    * tener ganada sólo la mitad de la batalla = be only half the battle.
    * tener ganas de = be keen to, have + an/the inclination to.
    * tener ganas de + Infinitivo = feel like + Gerundio.
    * tener gancho = be engaging.
    * tener gastos = incur + costs.
    * tener gastos generales = incur + overheads.
    * tener gran éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener gran importancia = be of high significance.
    * tener gran repercusión = be far reaching.
    * tener hambre = be hungry, feel + hungry.
    * tener hambre después del esfuerzo = work up + an appetite.
    * tener hijos = father + children, have + children.
    * tener hipo = hiccup.
    * tener horario ajustado = be under time constraint.
    * tener horror a = loathe, hate.
    * tener idea = have + a clue.
    * tener impacto = make + impact.
    * tener impacto (sobre) = have + impact (on).
    * tener implicaciones para = have + implication for.
    * tener importancia = carry + weight, have + high profile, be of consequence.
    * tener indigestión = have + indigestion.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * tener iniciativa = be proactive.
    * tener intereses en = have + a stake in.
    * tener intereses en juego = have + invested.
    * tener interés por = have + an interest in.
    * tener interés por/en = be interested in.
    * tener inventiva = be inventive.
    * tener jurisdicción = have + jurisdiction (over).
    * tener la autoridad = have + mandate.
    * tener la bragueta abierta = fly + be undone.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).
    * tener la cara de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la cara descompuesta = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener la categoría profesional de + Nombre = hold + Nombre + rank, have + Nombre + rank, enjoy + Nombre + rank.
    * tener la certeza de = feel + confident.
    * tener la certeza de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la conciencia limpia = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la conciencia tranquila = have + a clear conscience.
    * tener la convicción = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la costumbre de = have + a habit of, have + the habit of.
    * tener la costumbre de + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener la cuenta bancaria = bank.
    * tener la culpa (por/de) = be at fault (for/to).
    * tener la culpa de Algo que se ha causado Uno mismo = be of + Posesivo + own making.
    * tener la desfachatez de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la desvergüenza de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la facultad de = have + powers to.
    * tener la fama de = have + a good record for.
    * tener la fecha de + Fecha = be dated + Fecha.
    * tener la frescura de = have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.
    * tener la impresión = have + the impression, get + the impression.
    * tener la impresión de que = get + the feeling that.
    * tener la intención de = be intended to, intend, mean.
    * tener la intención de + Infinitivo = set out to + Infinitivo.
    * tener la libertad de = be at liberty to, feel + free to.
    * tener la libertard de/para = have + the latitude to.
    * tener la malafortuna de = have + the misfortune to.
    * tener la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * tener la misma importancia = carry + equal weight.
    * tener la obligación de = be under the obligation to.
    * tener la ocasión de = have + opportunity to.
    * tener la oficina central en = headquarter (at/in).
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener la oportunidad = have + the opportunity.
    * tener la oportunidad de = get + (a/the) + chance to, have + opportunity to, get + a chance to.
    * tener la osadía de = have + the gall to, have + the nerve(s) to, have + the cheek to.
    * tener la paciencia del santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener la paciencia de un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener la posibilidad de = have + chance.
    * tener la potestad = have + mandate.
    * tener la potestad de = have + the power to, have + the right to.
    * tener lapsus = have + lapses.
    * tener la reputación de ser = be well known for.
    * tener la responsabilidad = charge, undertake + burden.
    * tener la responsabilidad de = have + the responsibility of.
    * tener la sartén por el mango = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la seguridad de = have + the security of.
    * tener la seguridad de que = rest + assured that.
    * tener la sensación de que = have + a gut feeling that.
    * tener las mismas prerrogativas = have + an equal voice in.
    * tener las riendas de = hold + the reins of.
    * tener las riendas del poder = hold + the reins of power.
    * tener lástima = pity.
    * tener lástima de = take + pity on.
    * tener la tentación de = be tempted to.
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener la vista cansada = need + reading glasses.
    * tenerle manía a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle rabia a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tenerle tirria a Alguien = have + it in for + Nombre.
    * tener libertad = have + freedom.
    * tener libertad sobre = have + wide discretion over.
    * tenerlo crudo = not be easy.
    * tenerlo difícil = not be easy, not be easy.
    * tenerlo duro = not be easy.
    * tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lo mejor de ambos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo mejor de los dos mundos = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que hay que tener = have + what it takes.
    * tener lo que se necesita = have + what it takes.
    * tener los días contados = day + be + numbered, be doomed, doomed, be dead meat, the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * tener los nervios de punta = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los nervios en el estómago = have + butterflies in + Posesivo + stomach.
    * tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
    * tenerlo todo = have + the best of both worlds.
    * tenerlo todo hecho = have + an easy ride.
    * tener lugar = take + place, go on, come to + pass.
    * tener madera de = be cut out for.
    * tener mala fama por = hold in + disrepute, be infamous for.
    * tener malas conexiones con = have + poor connections with.
    * tener malas intenciones = be up to no good, get up to + no good.
    * tener mal de amores = be lovesick.
    * tener mal ojo para juzgar a la gente = be a bad judge of character.
    * tener más paciencia que el santo Job = have + the patience of Job.
    * tener más paciencia que un santo = have + the patience of a saint.
    * tener mérito = be meritorious.
    * tener miedo = be afraid, be in fear, frighten.
    * tener miedo a = be scared of.
    * tener miedo a Alguien = regard + Nombre + with fear.
    * tener motivo = be right.
    * tener motivo justificado = have + good cause.
    * tener motivo para = have + cause to.
    * tener movilidad = be mobile.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucha ilusión = be thrilled.
    * tener mucha personalidad = be full of character.
    * tener mucho camino que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * tener mucho carácter = be full of character.
    * tener mucho cuidado = be extra vigilant.
    * tener mucho éxito = hit + a home run, hit it out of + the park, knock it out of + the park.
    * tener mucho interés en = have + a high stake in.
    * tener mucho interés por = be keen to.
    * tener mucho que ver con = have + a great deal to do with.
    * tener mucho tiempo libre = have + plenty of time to spare.
    * tener muy mala cara = look like + death warmed (over/up).
    * tener niños = have + children.
    * tener + Nombre = be not without + Nombre.
    * tener noticias de = hear from.
    * tener + Número + Período de Tiempo = be + Período de Tiempo + old.
    * tener obligación = have + obligation.
    * tener obsesión con = be hipped (on/to), get hipped (on/to).
    * tener ojeras = have + bags under + Posesivo + eyes.
    * tener ojos en la nuca = have + eyes in the back of + Posesivo + head.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener paciencia = be patient.
    * tener paciencia con = bear with + Pronombre.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tener paralelo = have + parallel.
    * tener pelos en la lengua = mince + words.
    * tener pérdidas = make + a loss.
    * tener perplejo = stump.
    * tener plena conciencia de = be fully aware of.
    * tener poca información = be information poor.
    * tener pocas luces = as thick as a brick, as thick as two (short) planks, as daft as a brush, knucklehead.
    * tener pocas posibilidades de = have + little recourse.
    * tener poco que ver = have + little to do.
    * tener poco valor = be of little value.
    * tener por costumbre + Infinitivo = be in the habit of + Gerundio.
    * tener por término medio = average.
    * tener posibilidades = stand + chance, be in with a chance.
    * tener potencial = have + potential.
    * tener precaución de = be chary of.
    * tener precedencia = take + priority.
    * tener preferencia = be preferential, have + the right of way.
    * tener preferencia (sobre) = take + precedence (over).
    * tener presente = be mindful of/that, bear in + mind, consider (as), keep in + focus, keep in + mind, make + consideration, mind, make + provision for, have + regard for, be aware of.
    * tener presente las posibilidades de Algo = consider + possibilities.
    * tener prioridad = trump.
    * tener prisa = be in a hurry.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener programado su finalización = be scheduled for completion.
    * tener pros y contras = be a mixed blessing.
    * tener que = have to, hafta [have to].
    * tener que aguantar Algo = be stuck with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que arreglárselas solo = leave (up) to + Posesivo + own resources, leave to + Posesivo + own devices.
    * tener que cargar con = be stuck with, saddle with, get + stuck with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de = be burdened with.
    * tener que cargar con el peso de la tradición = be burdened with + tradition.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.
    * tener + que felicitar a Alguien = have to hand it to + Nombre.
    * tener que ocurrir = be boun

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    ■ tener (verbo transitivo)
    A poseer, disponer de
    B
    1 llevar encima
    2 llevar puesto
    C actividades, obligaciones
    D
    1 señalando características
    2 expresando edad
    3 con idea de posibilidad
    E dar a luz
    A sujetar, sostener
    B tomar
    A recibir
    B
    1 sentir
    2 refiriéndose a síntomas
    3 refiriéndose a sucesos
    C refiriéndose a actitudes
    A indicando estado, situación
    B tener algo/a alguien por algo
    ■ tener (verbo auxiliar)
    A
    1 tener que: obligación
    2 tener que: propósito
    B tener que: certeza
    A con participio pasado
    B en expresiones de tiempo
    ■ tenerse (verbo pronominal)
    A sostenerse
    B tenerse por algo
    vt
    [El uso de `got' en frases como `I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Éste prefiere la forma `I have a new dress']
    A (poseer, disponer de) ‹dinero/trabajo/tiempo› to have
    ése ya lo tengo I already have that one, I've already got that one
    ¿tienen hijos? do they have any children?, have they got any children?
    tiene un sueldo muy bueno she earns a very good salary, she is on a very good salary
    no tenemos aceitunas we don't have any olives, we haven't got any olives
    no tenía bastante dinero I didn't have enough money
    no tengo a quién recurrir I have o I've got nobody to turn to
    tú no tienes idea de lo que fue you've no idea o you can't imagine what it was like
    aquí tienes al autor del delito here's o this is the culprit
    ¡ahí tienes! ¿ves cómo no se los puede dejar solos? there you are! you see how they can't be left on their own?
    ¿conque ésas tenemos? so that's the way things are, is it?
    no tenerlas todas consigo ( fam): no sé, no las tengo todas conmigo I don't know, I'm not entirely sure o I'm not a hundred percent sure o I'm not at all sure
    tenerla con algn (CS fam); to have it in for sb ( colloq)
    tenerla con algo (CS fam); to keep o go on about sth ( colloq)
    B
    1 (llevar encima) to have
    ¿tienes cambio de $100? do you have change for $100?
    no tengo un lápiz I don't have a pencil (on me), I haven't got a pencil (on me)
    ¿tiene hora? have you got the time?, could you tell me the time?
    2 (llevar puesto) to be wearing, have on
    ¡qué traje más elegante tienes! that's a smart suit you're wearing o you have on!
    C (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have
    esta noche tengo una fiesta I'm going to o I have a party tonight
    los viernes tenemos gimnasia we have keep-fit on Fridays
    tenemos invitados a cenar we have o we've got some people coming to dinner
    tengo un par de camisas que planchar I have o I've got a couple of shirts to iron
    D
    1 [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] (señalando características, atributos) to have
    tiene los ojos castaños/el pelo largo she has o she's got brown eyes/long hair
    tiene mucho tacto/valor he's very tactful/brave
    tiene habilidad para esas cosas he's very good at that sort of thing
    tiene sus defectos he has o he's got his faults
    la habitación tiene mucha luz the room is very light o gets a lot of light
    tiene cuatro metros de largo por tres de ancho it is four meters long and three meters wide
    ¿cuánto tienes de cintura? what's your waist measurement?
    tiene mucho de su padre he's very much like his father, he takes after his father
    tener algo DE algo:
    ¿y eso qué tiene de malo? and what's (so) bad about that?
    no tiene nada de extraño there's nothing strange about it
    le lleva 15 años — ¿y eso qué tiene? ( AmL fam); she's 15 years older than he is — so what does that matter?
    (expresando edad): ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?
    tengo cuarenta años I'm forty (years old)
    tengo edad para ser tu padre I'm old enough to be your father
    el televisor ya tiene muchos años the television set is very old
    3
    (con idea de posibilidad): no creo que tenga arreglo I don't think it can be fixed, I think it's beyond repair
    el problema no tiene solución there is no solution to the problem, the problem is insoluble
    E (dar a luz) to have
    tener un niño or hijo or bebé to have a child o baby
    A (sujetar, sostener) to hold
    sube, que yo te tengo la escalera go on up, I'll hold the ladder for you
    ¿me tienes esto un minuto? could you hold this for a minute?
    tenlo derecho hold it upright
    B
    (tomar): ten la llave take the key, here's the key
    A (recibir) to have
    hace un mes que no tenemos noticias de él we haven't heard from him for a month
    la propuesta tuvo una acogida favorable the proposal was favorably received
    tuvo una gran decepción/sorpresa it was a terrible disappointment/a big surprise for her
    B
    1
    (sentir): tengo hambre/sueño/frío I'm hungry/tired/cold
    tiene celos de su hermano she's jealous of her brother
    no tiene interés por nada she's not interested in anything
    le tengo mucho cariño a esta casa I'm very fond of this house
    tengo el placer/honor de anunciar … it gives me great pleasure/I have the honor to announce …
    ¿qué tienes? ¿por qué lloras? what's wrong? o what's the matter? why are you crying?
    2 (refiriéndose a síntomas, enfermedades) to have
    tengo un dolor de cabeza horrible I have o I've got a terrible headache
    ¿has tenido las paperas? have you had mumps?
    está enfermo, pero no saben qué tiene he's ill, but they don't know what it is o what he's got o what's wrong with him
    3 (refiriéndose a sucesos, experiencias) to have
    tuvimos un verano muy bueno we had a very good summer
    tuve un sueño espantoso I had a terrible dream
    que tengas buen viaje have a good trip
    tuve una discusión con él I had an argument with him
    C
    (refiriéndose a actitudes): ten un poco más de respeto have a little more respect
    ten paciencia/cuidado be patient/careful
    tuvo la gentileza de prestármelo she was kind enough to lend it to me
    tuvo la precaución de llamar antes de ir she had the foresight to phone before she went
    bien2 adv G. (↑ bien (2))
    A (indicando estado, situación) (+ compl):
    el sofá tiene el tapizado sucio the upholstery on the sofa is dirty
    la mesa tiene una pata rota one of the table legs is broken
    tenía el suéter puesto al revés he had his sweater on back to front
    tengo las manos sucias my hands are dirty
    tenía los ojos cerrados she had her eyes closed
    lo tengo escondido I have it hidden away
    ya lo tiene roto it's already broken o he's broken it already
    la tuvo engañada mucho tiempo he was cheating on her for a long time
    lo tiene dominado she has him under her thumb
    eso me tiene muy preocupada I'm very worried about that
    me tuvo escribiendo a máquina toda la tarde she had me typing all afternoon
    nos tuvo allí esperando una hora he kept us waiting there for an hour
    a la pobre la tienen de sirvienta they treat the poor girl like a maid
    tengo a la niña enferma my little girl's sick
    ¿en qué mano lo tengo? which hand is it in?
    B (considerar) tener algo/a algn POR algo:
    se lo tiene por el mejor hospital del país it is supposed to be o it is considered (to be) the best hospital in the country
    lo tienen por buen cirujano he's held to be o he's considered (to be) a good surgeon
    siempre lo tuve por tímido I always thought he was shy
    ten por seguro que lo hará rest assured o you can be sure he'll do it
    A
    1 (expresando obligación, necesidad) tener QUE + INF:
    tengo que terminarlo hoy I have to o I must finish it today
    tienes que comer más, estás muy delgada you must eat more, you're very thin
    no tienes más que apretar este botón all you have to do is press this button
    no tienes que estar allí hasta las nueve you don't have to be there until nine
    no tengo por qué darte cuentas a ti I don't have to explain anything to you, I don't owe you any explanations
    no tienes que comer tanto (no debes) you mustn't eat so much; (no hace falta) you don't have to eat that much, there's no need to eat that much
    tendría que cambiarme, no puedo ir así I'd have to o I ought to o I should change, I can't go like this
    2 (expresando propósito, recomendación) tener QUE + INF:
    tenemos que ir a ver esa película we must go and see that movie
    tengo que hacer ejercicio I must get some exercise
    tienes que leerlo, es buenísimo you must read it, it's really good
    B (expresando certeza) tener QUE + INF:
    tiene que estar en este cajón it must be in this drawer
    tiene que haber sido él it must have been him
    tengo que haberlo dejado en casa I must have left it at home
    ¡tú tenías que ser! it had to be you, didn't it?
    ver2 vt I. (↑ ver (2))
    A
    (con participio pasado): ¿tiene previsto asistir al congreso? do you plan to attend the conference?
    ya tenían planeada su estrategia they already had their strategy worked out
    tengo entendido que llega mañana I understand he's arriving tomorrow
    tiene ganado el afecto del público she has won the public's affection
    te tengo dicho que eso no me gusta I've told you before I don't like that
    teníamos pensado irnos el jueves we intended leaving on Thursday
    tiene bastante dinero ahorrado she has quite a lot of money saved up
    B
    ( AmL) (en expresiones de tiempo): cuatro años tenía sin verlo she hadn't seen him for four years
    tienen tres años de casados they've been married for three years
    A
    (sostenerse): no podía tenerse en pie he couldn't stand
    tiene un sueño que no se tiene ( fam); he's out o dead on his feet ( colloq)
    B ( refl) (considerarse) tenerse POR algo:
    se tiene por muy inteligente he considers himself to be o he thinks he is very intelligent
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    Multiple Entries:
    tener    
    tener algo
    tener ( conjugate tener) verbo transitivo El uso de `got' en frases como `I've got a new dress' está mucho más extendido en el inglés británico que en el americano. Este prefiere la forma `I have a new dress'
    1
    a) (poseer, disponer de) ‹dinero/trabajo/tiempo to have;


    no tenemos pan we don't have any bread, we haven't got any bread;
    tiene el pelo largo she has o she's got long hair
    b) ( llevar encima) ‹lápiz/cambio to have;

    ¿tiene hora? have you got the time?

    c) (hablando de actividades, obligaciones) to have;

    tengo invitados a cenar I have o I've got some people coming to dinner;

    tengo cosas que hacer I have o I've got things to do
    d) ( dar a luz) ‹bebé/gemelos to have

    2
    a) (señalando características, tamaño) to be;


    tiene un metro de largo it is one meter long;
    le lleva 15 años — ¿y eso qué tiene? (AmL fam) she's 15 years older than he isso what does that matter?

    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?;

    tengo veinte años I'm twenty (years old)
    3
    a) (sujetar, sostener) to hold;


    b) ( tomar):

    ten la llave take o here's the key

    4
    a) ( sentir):

    tengo hambre/frío I'm hungry/cold;

    le tengo mucho cariño I'm very fond of him;
    tengo el placer de … it gives me great pleasure to …
    b) ( refiriéndose a enfermedades) ‹gripe/cáncer to have;

    tengo dolor de cabeza I have o I've got a headache

    c) ( refiriéndose a experiencias) ‹discusión/accidente to have;


    5 ( refiriéndose a actitudes):

    ten paciencia/cuidado be patient/careful;
    tiene mucho tacto he's very tactful
    6 (indicando estado, situación):

    tengo las manos sucias my hands are dirty;
    tienes el cinturón desabrochado your belt's undone;
    me tiene muy preocupada I'm very worried about it
    tener v aux
    1 tener que hacer algo
    a) (expresando obligación, necesidad) to have (got) to do sth;

    tengo que estudiar hoy I have to o I must study today;

    tienes que comer más you ought to eat more
    b) (expresando propósito, recomendación):


    tendrías que llamarlo you should ring him


    ¡tú tenías que ser! it had to be you!
    2 ( con participio pasado):
    tengo entendido que sí viene I understand he is coming;

    te tengo dicho que … I've told you before (that) …;
    teníamos pensado irnos hoy we intended leaving today
    3 (AmL) ( en expresiones de tiempo):

    tenía un año sin verlo she hadn't seen him for a year
    tenerse verbo pronominal ( sostenerse):

    no tenerse de sueño to be dead on one's feet
    tener
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (poseer, disfrutar) to have, have got: tengo muy buena memoria, I have a very good memory
    no tiene coche, he hasn't got a car
    tiene dos hermanas, he has two sisters
    tiene mucho talento, he's very talented
    no tenemos suficiente dinero, we don't have enough money
    (ser dueño de) to own: tiene una cadena de hoteles, he owns a chain of hotels ➣ Ver nota en have 2 (contener) to contain: esta bebida no tiene alcohol, this drink doesn't contain alcohol
    3 (asir, sujetar) to hold: la tenía en brazos, she was carrying her in her arms
    4 (hospedar) tiene a su suegra en casa, his mother-in-law is staying with them
    5 (juzgar, considerar) la tengo por imposible, I regard her as a hopeless case
    nos tienen por tontos, they think we are stupid
    tenlo por seguro, you can be sure
    6 (pasar el tiempo de cierta manera) to have: he tenido un día espantoso, I've had a dreadful day
    7 (padecer, sentir) tiene celos, he's jealous
    tengo hambre/sed, I'm hungry/thirsty
    ten paciencia conmigo, be patient with me
    tengo un dolor de cabeza terrible, I have a terrible headache
    8 (profesar) to have: me tiene cariño, he is very fond of me
    no le tengo ningún respeto, I have no respect for him
    9 (años, tiempo) to be: el bebé tiene ocho días, the baby is eight days old
    (medidas) la cama tiene metro y medio de ancho, the bed is one and a half metres wide
    10 (mantener) to keep: no sabe tener la boca cerrada, she can't keep her mouth shut
    nos tuvo dos horas esperando, he kept us waiting for two hours
    tiene su habitación muy ordenada, he keeps his room very tidy
    me tiene preocupada, I'm worried about him
    11 ( tener que + infinitivo) tengo que hacerlo, I must do it
    tienes que tomarte las pastillas, you have to take your pills
    tendrías que habérselo dicho, you ought to have told her ➣ Ver nota en must
    II verbo aux to have: mira que te lo tengo dicho veces, I've told you time and time again
    Tener tiene dos traducciones básicas: to have o to have got. Esta segunda se usa casi únicamente para expresar posesión y solo en el presente: Tengo un coche nuevo. I have got a new car.
    La primera se usa en sentido más general: Va a tener un problema. He's going to have a problem. Recuerda que la forma interrogativa de I have got es have I got?, mientras que la forma interrogativa de I have es do I have?
    Cuando tener significa sentir, se traduce por el verbo to be: Tengo hambre. I am hungry.

    ' tener' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrigar
    - abuela
    - abundar
    - acarrear
    - accidente
    - acostumbrar
    - admirar
    - adolecer
    - agobiarse
    - añorar
    - antena
    - apetecer
    - apremiar
    - aptitud
    - arcada
    - arte
    - banco
    - bombera
    - bombero
    - burbuja
    - cabida
    - cabronada
    - cacao
    - caer
    - cagalera
    - calor
    - cantar
    - capaz
    - carácter
    - carrete
    - celebrarse
    - céntimo
    - certeza
    - certidumbre
    - ciega
    - ciego
    - conciencia
    - conllevar
    - consecuencia
    - constar
    - contingente
    - corazón
    - correa
    - correrse
    - cosa
    - cosquillas
    - costar
    - creer
    - cruda
    - crudo
    English:
    access
    - accommodate
    - act
    - add up
    - afraid
    - agree
    - aim to
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - approve of
    - around
    - associate
    - attached
    - augment
    - authoritarian
    - ax
    - axe
    - barrel
    - be
    - bear
    - bear with
    - bearing
    - begrudge
    - believe in
    - belong
    - beware
    - boast
    - bone
    - boomerang
    - breathing space
    - broody
    - brush
    - butterfly
    - calculate
    - careful
    - celebrate
    - clash
    - clever
    - come off
    - command
    - connected
    - conscience
    - consider
    - consideration
    - count
    - crash
    - date
    - daunt
    - debt
    - depend
    * * *
    vt
    1. [poseer, disfrutar de] [objeto, cualidad, elemento, parentesco] to have;
    no tengo televisor/amigos I haven't got o I don't have a television/any friends;
    ¿tienes un bolígrafo? have you got o do you have a pen?;
    ¿tiene usted hora? have you got the time?;
    tenemos un mes para terminarlo we've got a month in which to finish it;
    tiene el pelo corto, ojos azules y gafas she has (got) short hair, blue eyes and she wears glasses;
    muchos no tienen trabajo o [m5] empleo a lot of people are out of work;
    el documental no tiene mucho interés the documentary is not very interesting;
    ¿cuántas habitaciones tiene? how many rooms has it got o does it have?;
    ¿tienes hermanos? have you got o do you have any brothers or sisters?;
    tengo un hermano I've got o I have a brother;
    tener un niño to have a baby;
    no tienen hijos they haven't got o don't have any children;
    RP Fam
    tener algo a bocha [en gran cantidad] to have tons o loads of sth;
    ¿conque ésas tenemos?, ¿ahora no quieres ayudar? so that's the deal, is it? you don't want to help now, then;
    no las tiene todas consigo he is not too sure about it;
    muy Fam
    tenerlos bien puestos to have guts;
    tanto tienes, tanto vales you are what you own
    2. [padecer, realizar, experimentar] to have;
    tener fiebre to have a temperature;
    tiene cáncer/el sida she has (got) cancer/AIDS;
    doctor, ¿qué tengo? what's wrong with me, doctor?;
    no tienes nada (grave) it's nothing (serious), there's nothing (seriously) wrong with you;
    tuvieron una pelea/reunión they had a fight/meeting;
    tengo las vacaciones en agosto my holidays are in August;
    mañana no tenemos clase we don't have to go to school tomorrow, there's no school tomorrow;
    ¡que tengan buen viaje! have a good journey!;
    no he tenido un buen día I haven't had a good day;
    tiene lo que se merece she's got what she deserves
    3. [medida, años, sensación, sentimiento] to be;
    tiene 3 metros de ancho it's 3 metres wide;
    ¿cuántos años tienes? how old are you?;
    tiene diez años she's ten (years old);
    Am
    tengo tres años aquí I've been here for three years;
    tener hambre/miedo to be hungry/afraid;
    tener suerte/mal humor to be lucky/bad-tempered;
    tengo un dolor de espalda terrible I have a terrible backache;
    tengo alergia al polvo I'm allergic to dust;
    me tienen cariño/envidia they're fond/jealous of me;
    le tiene lástima he feels sorry for her;
    tengo ganas de llorar I feel like crying
    4. [hallarse o hacer estar en cierto estado]
    tenía la cara pálida her face was pale;
    tienes una rueda pinchada you've got a Br puncture o US flat;
    tienes la corbata torcida your tie isn't straight;
    me tuvo despierto it kept me awake;
    eso la tiene despistada/preocupada that has her confused/worried;
    esto la tendrá ocupada un rato this will keep her busy for a while;
    un psicópata tiene atemorizada a la población a psychopath is terrorizing the population;
    nos tuvieron una hora en comisaría they kept us at the police station for an hour;
    me tuvo esperando una hora she kept me waiting an hour;
    nos tuvieron toda la noche viendo vídeos they made us watch videos all night;
    la tienen como o [m5] de encargada en un restaurante she's employed as a manageress in a restaurant
    5. [sujetar] to hold;
    tenlo por el asa hold it by the handle;
    ¿puedes tenerme esto un momento? could you hold this for me a minute?;
    ten los brazos en alto hold your arms up high
    6. [tomar]
    ten el libro que me pediste here's the book you asked me for;
    ¡aquí tienes!, ¡ten! here you are!;
    ahí tienes la respuesta there's your answer
    7. [recibir] [mensaje, regalo, visita, sensación] to get;
    tuve una carta suya I got o had a letter from her;
    el que llegue primero tendrá un premio whoever arrives first will get a prize;
    tendrás noticias mías you'll hear from me;
    tenemos invitados/a la familia a cenar we've got guests/the family over for dinner;
    tendrá una sorpresa he'll get a surprise;
    tenía/tuve la impresión de que… I had/got the impression that…;
    tuve una verdadera desilusión I was really disappointed
    8. [valorar, estimar]
    tener en mucho/poco a alguien to think a lot/not to think very much of sb;
    me tienen por tonto they think I'm stupid;
    Formal
    tener a bien hacer algo to be kind enough to do sth;
    les ruego tengan a bien considerar mi candidatura para el puesto de… I would be grateful if you would consider my application for the post of…
    9. [guardar, contener] to keep;
    ¿dónde tienes las joyas/el dinero? where do you keep the jewels/money?;
    ¿dónde tendré las gafas? where can my glasses be?;
    la botella tenía un mensaje the bottle had a message inside;
    esta cuenta no tiene fondos there are no funds in this account
    10. RP Fam
    tenerla con algo/alguien to go on about sth/sb;
    ¡cómo la tenés con tu vecino! you're always going on about your neighbour!;
    ¡cómo la tiene con el auto que se va a comprar! he's always going on about the car he's going to buy!;
    ¡cómo la tiene el jefe contigo! the boss really has it in for you!
    v aux
    1. [antes de participio] [haber]
    teníamos pensado ir al teatro we had thought of going to the theatre, we had intended to go to the theatre;
    ¿cuánto tienes hecho de la tesis? how much of your thesis have you (got) done?;
    te tengo dicho que no pises los charcos I've told you before not to step in puddles;
    tengo entendido que se van a casar I understand (that) they are going to get married
    2.
    tener que: [indica obligación] [m5] tener que hacer algo to have to do sth;
    tenía/tuve que hacerlo I had to do it;
    ¿tienes que irte? do you have to go?, have you got to go?;
    tienes que esforzarte más you must try harder;
    tiene que ser así it has to be this way;
    tenemos que salir de aquí we have (got) to o need to get out of here, we must get out of here;
    teníamos que haber hecho esto antes we should have o ought to have done this before;
    no tienes que disculparte you needn't apologize, you don't need to apologize;
    si quieres algo, no tienes más que pedirlo if you want something, all you have to do is ask;
    no tienes por qué venir, si no quieres you don't have to come if you don't want to
    3.
    tener que: [indica propósito, consejo] [m5] tenemos que ir a cenar un día we ought to o should go for dinner some time;
    tienes que ir a ver esa película you must see that movie;
    tenías que haber visto cómo corría you should have seen him run;
    tendrías que dejar de fumar you ought to give up smoking
    4.
    tener que: [indica probabilidad] [m5] ya tienen que haber llegado they must have o should have arrived by now;
    las llaves tienen que andar por aquí the keys must be round here somewhere;
    tendría que haber terminado hace rato she should have o ought to have finished some time ago;
    tenía que ser él, no podía ser otro it had to be him, it couldn't have been anyone else
    5.
    tener que ver: tener que ver con algo/alguien to have to do with sth/sb;
    actitudes que tienen que ver con la falta de educación attitudes which are related to a lack of education;
    se apellida Siqueiros, pero no tiene que ver con el pintor his surname is Siqueiros, but he's got nothing to do with the painter;
    ¿qué tiene eso que ver conmigo? what has that got to do with me?;
    no tener nada que ver con algo/alguien to have nothing to do with sth/sb;
    lo que digo no tiene nada que ver con eso what I'm saying has nothing to do with that;
    aunque los dos vinos sean Rioja, no tienen nada que ver even if both wines are Riojas, there's no comparison between them;
    ¿qué tiene que ver que sea mujer para que haga bien su trabajo? what's her being a woman got to do with whether or not she does a good job?;
    es un poco tarde, ¿no? – ¿y qué tiene que ver? it's a bit late, isn't it? – so what?;
    tener que ver en algo to be involved in sth;
    dicen que la CIA tuvo que ver en ello rumour has it the CIA were involved;
    ¿has tenido tú algo que ver en esto? have you had something to do with this?
    * * *
    v/t
    1 have;
    tener 10 años be 10 (years old);
    tener un metro de ancho/largo be one meter wide/long o in width/length
    2
    :
    ha tenido un niño she’s had a little boy
    3
    :
    tener a alguien por algo regard s.o. as sth, consider s.o. to be sth
    4
    :
    tengo que madrugar I must get up early, I have to o I’ve got to get up early;
    tuve que madrugar I had to get up early
    5
    :
    conque ¿esas tenemos? so that’s how it is o things stand, eh?;
    no tuvo a bien saludarme he did not see fit to greet me;
    no las tengo todas conmigo fam I’m not one hundred per cent sure;
    eso me tiene nervioso that makes me nervous
    * * *
    tener {80} vt
    1) : to have
    tiene ojos verdes: she has green eyes
    tengo mucho que hacer: I have a lot to do
    tiene veinte años: he's twenty years old
    tiene un metro de largo: it's one meter long
    2) : to hold
    ten esto un momento: hold this for a moment
    3) : to feel, to make
    tengo frío: I'm cold
    eso nos tiene contentos: that makes us happy
    4)
    tener por : to think, to consider
    me tienes por loco: you think I'm crazy
    tener v aux
    1)
    tener que : to have to
    tengo que salir: I have to leave
    tiene que estar aquí: it has to be here, it must be here
    tenía pensado escribirte: I've been thinking of writing to you
    * * *
    tener vb
    1. (en general) to have
    En el presente, sobre todo en inglés hablado, se puede emplear have got en vez de have, por ejemplo, have you got any brothers or sisters?
    2. (edad, tamaño) to be
    tener que ver to have to do with / to concern
    no tiene nada que ver contigo it's got nothing to do with you / it doesn't concern you

    Spanish-English dictionary > tener

  • 17 contener

    v.
    1 to contain.
    ¿qué contiene esa maleta? what's in this suitcase?
    Ese estudio contiene mucha información That study contains a lot of info.
    Esa bolsa contiene melocotones That bag contains peaches.
    2 to restrain, to hold back.
    tuvieron que contenerlo para que no agrediera al fotógrafo he had to be restrained from attacking the photographer
    no pudo contener la risa/el llanto he couldn't help laughing/crying
    Pedro contiene su ira Peter holds back his anger.
    3 to stanch, to stop, to staunch.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ TENER], like link=tener tener
    1 (incluir) to contain, hold
    2 (detener) to hold back, restrain
    3 (reprimir) to restrain, hold back, contain; (respiración) to hold
    1 to control oneself, contain oneself, keep a hold on oneself
    * * *
    verb
    2) hold
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=incluir) to contain

    no contiene alcohol — alcohol-free, does not contain alcohol

    2) (=frenar) [+ gente, muchedumbre] to contain, hold back; [+ revuelta, epidemia, infección] to contain; [+ invasión, lágrimas, emoción] to contain, hold back; [+ aliento, respiración] to hold; [+ hemorragia] to stop; [+ bostezo] to stifle; [+ inflación] to check, curb; [+ precios, déficit, consumo] to keep down
    3) Cono Sur (=significar) to mean
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) recipiente/producto/libro to contain
    2) (parar, controlar) <infección/epidemia> to contain; < tendencia> to curb; < movimiento político> to keep...in check; < respiración> to hold; <risa/lágrimas> to contain (frml), to hold back; <invasión/revuelta> to contain
    2.
    contenerse v pron (refl) to contain oneself
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) recipiente/producto/libro to contain
    2) (parar, controlar) <infección/epidemia> to contain; < tendencia> to curb; < movimiento político> to keep...in check; < respiración> to hold; <risa/lágrimas> to contain (frml), to hold back; <invasión/revuelta> to contain
    2.
    contenerse v pron (refl) to contain oneself
    * * *
    contener1
    1 = bear, contain, contain in, enclose, gather, hold, host, include, possess, carry, be stocked with, harbour [harbor, -USA], offer, provide.

    Ex: Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.

    Ex: The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex: A printed index is a pointer, or indicator, or more fully, a systematic guide to the items contained in, or concepts derived from a collection.
    Ex: The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex: A bibliography is a list of materials or items which is restricted in its coverage by some feature other than the materials being gathered in one library collection.
    Ex: If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex: Most computer bureaux which host the factual data bases have their own world-wide networks.
    Ex: Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex: Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
    Ex: Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex: The paperback shelves in many retail outlets are stocked with books which, in spite of their print-runs, may or may not be a financial success.
    Ex: When the reference collection fails or the question is broad in nature, the stacks may harbor exactly what is wanted.
    Ex: Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    * contener en abundancia = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad + Nombre = contain + its share of + Nombre.
    * contener hiperenlaces = hotlink [hot-link].
    * contener información = carry + information.
    * contener mucho = be high in.

    contener2
    2 = staunch [stanch, -USA], dam (up), smother, keep at + bay, hold + the line, repress, force back, bottle up, hold at + bay, rein in, hold + Nombre + in.

    Ex: Some notable progress is being made worldwide in staunching publishers' losses.

    Ex: But to prevent any meandering at all, or to dam the flow of talk too soon and too often by intruding, generally only frustrates spontaneity = Aunque evitar cualquier divagación o cortar el flujo de la conversación demasiado pronto y con demasiada frecuencia con interrupciones generalmente sólo coarta la espontaneidad.
    Ex: Smothering an excusable curse, Modjeski asked: 'How much longer is Wade likely to be out?'.
    Ex: A new approach is needed to maintain the freshness, vitality and humour that will keep at bay the dryer mode of academic examination.
    Ex: The standpatters argue, and the progressives agree, that the tax line must be held in the interest of attracting industry = Los conservadores proponen y los progresistas están de acuerdo en que se deben contener los impuestos para atraer a la industria.
    Ex: Friends of Cuban Libraries draw attention to the extent to which intellectual freedom is being repressed in Cuba.
    Ex: Then tears began to well in her eyes and the trembling of her breath showed that she was forcing back a lump in her throat.
    Ex: Instead of showing her anger towards her parents, Jamie continued to keep her feelings bottled up inside of her.
    Ex: A man died early today after holding deputies at bay for three hours, then shooting himself.
    Ex: If librarians hope to rein in escalating periodical prices, they must become more assertive consumers.
    Ex: The longer a fart is held in, the larger the proportion of inert nitrogen it contains, because the other gases tend to be absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the intestine.
    * contener Algo = keep + Nombre + in check.
    * contener el aliento = hold + Posesivo + breath.
    * contener la respiración = hold + Posesivo + breath.
    * contener las lágrimas = hold back + Posesivo + tears.
    * contener los gastos = contain + costs.
    * contenerse = hold back on, forbear, check + Reflexivo.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.

    * * *
    vt
    A «recipiente/producto/mezcla» to contain
    la carta contenía acusaciones muy serias the letter contained some very serious accusations
    [ S ] contiene lanolina contains lanolin
    B (parar, controlar) ‹infección/epidemia› to contain; ‹respiración› to hold; ‹risa/lágrimas› to contain ( frml), to hold back; ‹invasión/revuelta› to contain
    la policía intentaba contener a la gente the police tried to hold back o contain o restrain the crowd
    dejó estallar aquella furia contenida he let out all that pent up o bottled up rage
    ( refl) to contain oneself
    no me pude contener y me eché a llorar I couldn't contain myself and I burst into tears
    tuve que contenerme para no insultarlo it was all I could do not to insult him, I had to control myself to stop myself insulting him
    * * *

     

    contener ( conjugate contener) verbo transitivo
    a) [recipiente/producto/libro] to contain

    b) (parar, controlar) ‹infección/epidemia to contain;

    tendencia to curb;
    respiración to hold;
    risa/lágrimas to contain (frml), to hold back;
    invasión/revuelta to contain
    contenerse verbo pronominal ( refl) to contain oneself;

    contener verbo transitivo
    1 to contain: ¿qué contiene esa caja?, what does that box contain?
    2 (refrenar una pasión) to hold back, restrain: ¡contén tus ansias de vengarte!, restrain your desire for revenge!

    ' contener' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguantarse
    - albergar
    - contenerse
    - dominar
    - frenar
    - incluir
    - resistir
    - respiración
    - tener
    - aguantar
    - comprender
    English:
    accommodate
    - breath
    - check
    - choke back
    - contain
    - curb
    - dam up
    - face
    - hold
    - hold back
    - repress
    - restrain
    - stem
    - straight
    - suppress
    - fight
    - keep
    - stifle
    * * *
    vt
    1. [encerrar] to contain;
    ¿qué contiene esa maleta? what's in this suitcase?;
    la novela contiene elementos diversos the novel has many different aspects;
    no contiene CFC [en etiqueta] does not contain CFCs
    2. [detener, reprimir] [epidemia] to contain;
    [respiración] to hold; [conflicto, crisis] to contain; [éxodo] to contain, to stem; [inflación, salarios] to keep down;
    no pudo contener la risa/el llanto he couldn't help laughing/crying;
    tuvieron que contenerlo para que no agrediera al fotógrafo he had to be restrained from attacking the photographer
    * * *
    v/t
    1 contain
    2 respiración hold; muchedumbre hold back
    * * *
    contener {80} vt
    1) : to contain, to hold
    2) atajar: to restrain, to hold back
    * * *
    1. (tener) to contain
    2. (aguantar) to hold back [pt. & pp. held]

    Spanish-English dictionary > contener

  • 18 adoptar legislación

    (v.) = adopt + legislation
    Ex. In the consumer protection field, Community action programmes were agreed in 1975 and 1981 and legislation has been adopted within this framework.
    * * *
    (v.) = adopt + legislation

    Ex: In the consumer protection field, Community action programmes were agreed in 1975 and 1981 and legislation has been adopted within this framework.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adoptar legislación

  • 19 atender a

    v.
    1 to attend to.
    Ella atiende a sus necesidades She attends to his needs.
    2 to cater for.
    El restaurante atiende a los García The restaurant caters for the Garcias.
    * * *
    (v.) = cater for/to, look after, provide for, cope with, care (about/for), attend to, pay + attention to
    Ex. Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex. A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.
    Ex. So far we have only provided for the user who happens to consult the A/Z subject index under the term 'Conservative'.
    Ex. This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex. Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex. Then due to the difficulty of altering a manual file and the pressure to catalog more new books faster, s/he is administratively enjoined from attending to such details.
    Ex. Scant attention is paid to evaluation and the needs of users.
    * * *
    (v.) = cater for/to, look after, provide for, cope with, care (about/for), attend to, pay + attention to

    Ex: Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.

    Ex: A consumer ombudsman's department looks after consumer complaints and, in addition, many municipalities now have a consumer guidance office.
    Ex: So far we have only provided for the user who happens to consult the A/Z subject index under the term 'Conservative'.
    Ex: This latter period is when the air-conditioning has to work hardest to cope with high outside air temperature and solar gains through the building.
    Ex: Many authors, especially since the mid nineteenth century, have cared about the details of their punctuation and have bothered to correct it.
    Ex: Then due to the difficulty of altering a manual file and the pressure to catalog more new books faster, s/he is administratively enjoined from attending to such details.
    Ex: Scant attention is paid to evaluation and the needs of users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atender a

  • 20 casos

    m.pl.
    cases, events, occurrences, incidence.
    * * *
    (n.) = casework, case scenarios
    Ex. The Consumer Protection Department's inspectors were already working to capacity and did not want actively to encourage more casework = Los inspectores del Departamento de Protección al Consumidor ya estaban saturados de trabajo y no querían propiciar nuevos casos.
    Ex. This paper describes how to use case scenarios as a method to train hospital staff on how and when to use electronic resources.
    * * *
    (n.) = casework, case scenarios

    Ex: The Consumer Protection Department's inspectors were already working to capacity and did not want actively to encourage more casework = Los inspectores del Departamento de Protección al Consumidor ya estaban saturados de trabajo y no querían propiciar nuevos casos.

    Ex: This paper describes how to use case scenarios as a method to train hospital staff on how and when to use electronic resources.

    Spanish-English dictionary > casos

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