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  • 701 acusado1

    1 = accused, defendant.
    Ex. In both areas, a much higher proportion of men than women were both accusers & accused.
    Ex. Psychologists have proved that the presence of the defendant will traumatize the child witness.
    ----
    * acusado de = on charges of.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acusado1

  • 702 acusar de

    v.
    1 to accuse of, to blame of, to have up for.
    Ricardo acusa a Silvia de estafa Ricardo accuses Silvia of fraud.
    2 to accuse of, to cite for, to charge with.
    * * *
    (v.) = lambast [lambaste], make + Nombre + out to be
    Ex. Correctly, the author finds that the realities of antebellum reform are too complex either to laud the reformers' benevolence or to lambast them as fanatics.
    Ex. The union would have to make me out to be nearly a criminal in order to make that sort of proof.
    * * *
    (v.) = lambast [lambaste], make + Nombre + out to be

    Ex: Correctly, the author finds that the realities of antebellum reform are too complex either to laud the reformers' benevolence or to lambast them as fanatics.

    Ex: The union would have to make me out to be nearly a criminal in order to make that sort of proof.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acusar de

  • 703 acuático

    adj.
    aquatic, water.
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    1 aquatic, water
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    ADJ aquatic, water antes de s
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo aquatic
    * * *
    Ex. The two sides may have conflicting interests, but each is dependent on the region's abundant aquatic resources.
    ----
    * aerobics acuático = water aerobics.
    * animal acuático = water animal, aquatic animal.
    * ave acuática = water bird.
    * aves acuáticas = fowl.
    * biología acuática = aquatic biology.
    * caudal de agua o superficie acuática = body of water.
    * ecosistema acuático = aquatic ecosystem.
    * especie acuática = aquatic species.
    * esquí acuático = water skiing, water ski.
    * insecto acuático = aquatic insect.
    * jardín acuático = water garden.
    * monoesquí acuático = aquaplane.
    * moto acuática = jet-ski.
    * organismo acuático = aquatic organism.
    * parque acuático = water park, aquatic park.
    * planta acuática = aquatic plant.
    * vida acuática = aquatic life.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo aquatic
    * * *

    Ex: The two sides may have conflicting interests, but each is dependent on the region's abundant aquatic resources.

    * aerobics acuático = water aerobics.
    * animal acuático = water animal, aquatic animal.
    * ave acuática = water bird.
    * aves acuáticas = fowl.
    * biología acuática = aquatic biology.
    * caudal de agua o superficie acuática = body of water.
    * ecosistema acuático = aquatic ecosystem.
    * especie acuática = aquatic species.
    * esquí acuático = water skiing, water ski.
    * insecto acuático = aquatic insect.
    * jardín acuático = water garden.
    * monoesquí acuático = aquaplane.
    * moto acuática = jet-ski.
    * organismo acuático = aquatic organism.
    * parque acuático = water park, aquatic park.
    * planta acuática = aquatic plant.
    * vida acuática = aquatic life.

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    aquatic
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    acuático
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    aquatic
    acuático,-a adjetivo aquatic, water
    deportes acuáticos, water sports
    plantas acuáticas, aquatic plants

    ' acuático' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acuática
    - esquí
    - deporte
    English:
    aquatic
    - water
    - water skiing
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    acuático, -a adj
    aquatic;
    deportes acuáticos water sports
    * * *
    adj aquatic, water atr ;
    deporte acuático water sport
    * * *
    acuático, -ca adj
    : aquatic, water
    * * *
    1. (animales) aquatic
    2. (deportes) water

    Spanish-English dictionary > acuático

  • 704 acuéstate con niños y amanecerás meado

    Ex. I have always believed that, as the old sayings go, 'You are known by the company you keep', 'Birds of a feather flock together', ' Lie down with dogs and you get fleas', etc, etc.
    * * *

    Ex: I have always believed that, as the old sayings go, 'You are known by the company you keep', 'Birds of a feather flock together', ' Lie down with dogs and you get fleas', etc, etc.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acuéstate con niños y amanecerás meado

  • 705 adaptable

    adj.
    adaptable.
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    1 adaptable
    * * *
    ADJ (=versátil) adaptable, versatile; (Tip) compatible
    * * *
    adjetivo adaptable
    * * *
    = adaptable, adaptive, deployable, versatile, flexible, resilient, conformable.
    Ex. The intention was to make the interior finish as flexible and adaptable as possible.
    Ex. We can have intelligent information systems able to provide effective access to information depending on texts or documents through the autonomous, adaptive manipulation of concepts.
    Ex. In addition, it should be deployable for new languages an order of magnitude more quickly than traditional technologies.
    Ex. Moreover, they will be far more versatile than present commercial, so that they may readily be adapted for a wide variety of operations.
    Ex. Some users and classifiers find it beneficial to have a notation which is sufficiently flexible to permit a variety of citation orders to be adopted as appropriate to the document and the user's perspective.
    Ex. The solution was found to be a composition of glue and treacle which could be cast on to the roller stock and which made a seamless, resilient surface that inked perfectly.
    Ex. For transducing, the proposal relies on conformable strips hosting pressure sensitive units directly placed on the aircraft aerodynamic surfaces.
    ----
    * adaptable a = accommodative to.
    * adaptable a la situación = situation-aware.
    * adaptable a las necesidades del usuario = customisable [customizable, -USA].
    * hacer que sea adaptable = render + adaptable.
    * * *
    adjetivo adaptable
    * * *
    = adaptable, adaptive, deployable, versatile, flexible, resilient, conformable.

    Ex: The intention was to make the interior finish as flexible and adaptable as possible.

    Ex: We can have intelligent information systems able to provide effective access to information depending on texts or documents through the autonomous, adaptive manipulation of concepts.
    Ex: In addition, it should be deployable for new languages an order of magnitude more quickly than traditional technologies.
    Ex: Moreover, they will be far more versatile than present commercial, so that they may readily be adapted for a wide variety of operations.
    Ex: Some users and classifiers find it beneficial to have a notation which is sufficiently flexible to permit a variety of citation orders to be adopted as appropriate to the document and the user's perspective.
    Ex: The solution was found to be a composition of glue and treacle which could be cast on to the roller stock and which made a seamless, resilient surface that inked perfectly.
    Ex: For transducing, the proposal relies on conformable strips hosting pressure sensitive units directly placed on the aircraft aerodynamic surfaces.
    * adaptable a = accommodative to.
    * adaptable a la situación = situation-aware.
    * adaptable a las necesidades del usuario = customisable [customizable, -USA].
    * hacer que sea adaptable = render + adaptable.

    * * *
    adaptable
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    adaptable adjetivo
    adaptable
    adaptable adjetivo adaptable
    ' adaptable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acomodaticia
    - acomodaticio
    - amoldable
    English:
    adaptable
    * * *
    adaptable
    * * *
    adj adaptable
    * * *
    : adaptable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptable

  • 706 adaptable a

    Ex. Our library and some others have prevailed upon a local vendor to prepare good looking, durable packaging for cassettes which makes them perfectly accommodative to the ordinary bookshelves.
    * * *

    Ex: Our library and some others have prevailed upon a local vendor to prepare good looking, durable packaging for cassettes which makes them perfectly accommodative to the ordinary bookshelves.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptable a

  • 707 adaptación

    f.
    1 adaptation, adjustment, fitting, accommodation.
    2 adaptation.
    3 porting.
    * * *
    1 adaptation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    b) ( cosa adaptada) adaptation
    * * *
    = adaptation, customisation [customization, -USA], profiling, tweaking, tailoring, retrofitting, tweak, accommodation, acclimatisation [acclimatization, -USA], adjustment, adaptability.
    Ex. Which title will collocate the various editions, translations, adaptations, and so on of this document?.
    Ex. The evaluation model therefore is subject to a degree of customisation to adapt it to the project environment.
    Ex. Some excursions into cognitive science have led to the profiling of users' backgrounds, differences and immediate need.
    Ex. The PCC intends that Program records, full or core, represent acceptable bibliographic control such that record ' tweaking' at the local level is minimized.
    Ex. To haul themselves out of their bog, their networks must facilitate tailoring of records to meet local needs.
    Ex. This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    Ex. This system simultaneously searches the Web and a large, multidisciplinary, full text database, using a relevance system with some clever tweaks.
    Ex. Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex. The second section discusses the contributions faculty can make to the successful acclimatization of their handicapped students to college life.
    Ex. Even in situations where there is a published list covering the requirements of the type of library to be indexed, this list is likely to require adjustment in order to make it compatible with local requirements.
    Ex. The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
    ----
    * adaptación a las circunstancias locales = localisation [localization, -USA].
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * adaptación musical = adaptation, musical adaptation.
    * adaptación para televisión = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * adaptación teatral = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación tecnológica = adaptive technology.
    * de adaptación = adaptive.
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    b) ( cosa adaptada) adaptation
    * * *
    = adaptation, customisation [customization, -USA], profiling, tweaking, tailoring, retrofitting, tweak, accommodation, acclimatisation [acclimatization, -USA], adjustment, adaptability.

    Ex: Which title will collocate the various editions, translations, adaptations, and so on of this document?.

    Ex: The evaluation model therefore is subject to a degree of customisation to adapt it to the project environment.
    Ex: Some excursions into cognitive science have led to the profiling of users' backgrounds, differences and immediate need.
    Ex: The PCC intends that Program records, full or core, represent acceptable bibliographic control such that record ' tweaking' at the local level is minimized.
    Ex: To haul themselves out of their bog, their networks must facilitate tailoring of records to meet local needs.
    Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    Ex: This system simultaneously searches the Web and a large, multidisciplinary, full text database, using a relevance system with some clever tweaks.
    Ex: Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex: The second section discusses the contributions faculty can make to the successful acclimatization of their handicapped students to college life.
    Ex: Even in situations where there is a published list covering the requirements of the type of library to be indexed, this list is likely to require adjustment in order to make it compatible with local requirements.
    Ex: The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
    * adaptación a las circunstancias locales = localisation [localization, -USA].
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * adaptación musical = adaptation, musical adaptation.
    * adaptación para televisión = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * adaptación teatral = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación tecnológica = adaptive technology.
    * de adaptación = adaptive.

    * * *
    1 (proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    admiro tu capacidad de adaptación I admire your ability to adapt o your adaptability
    2 (cosa adaptada) adaptation
    la adaptación cinematográfica the screen o movie o film version, the screen o movie o film adaptation
    es una adaptación del sistema usado por Parker it is an adaptation of the system used by Parker
    * * *

     

    adaptación sustantivo femenino



    adaptación sustantivo femenino adaptation
    ' adaptación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    libre
    - medio
    English:
    adaptation
    - adjustment
    - arrangement
    - dramatization
    - dramatize
    * * *
    1. [acomodación] adjustment (a to);
    adaptación al medio adaptation to the environment
    2. [modificación] adaptation;
    la película es una buena adaptación del libro the film is a good adaptation of the book
    * * *
    f adaptation
    * * *
    adaptación nf, pl - ciones : adaptation, adjustment

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptación

  • 708 adaptado a la web

    (adj.) = web-compliant
    Ex. Many of these have, in turn, been reemerging as web-compliant databases providing even an average library with the opportunity to search enormous collections of data.
    * * *
    (adj.) = web-compliant

    Ex: Many of these have, in turn, been reemerging as web-compliant databases providing even an average library with the opportunity to search enormous collections of data.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptado a la web

  • 709 adaptar

    v.
    1 to adapt.
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions
    María adaptó el programa a su casa Mary adapted the program to her house.
    Ricardo adaptó el computador Richard adapted=ported his computer.
    2 to adapt (libro, obra de teatro).
    * * *
    1 (acomodar) to adapt
    2 (ajustar) to adjust, fit
    1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=acomodar) to adapt; (=encajar) to fit, make suitable ( para for)
    (=ajustar) to adjust
    2) (Inform) to convert ( para to)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.
    Ex. Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.
    Ex. The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex. Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex. This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex. Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex. Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex. The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex. Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex. A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex. This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex. To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex. This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex. The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
    ----
    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.

    Ex: Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.

    Ex: The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex: Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex: This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex: Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex: Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex: The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex: Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex: A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex: This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex: To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex: This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex: The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.

    * * *
    adaptar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹cortinas/vestido› to alter; ‹habitación› to convert; ‹pieza/motor› to adapt
    adaptaron el dormitorio para usarlo como aula the bedroom was converted into a classroom o for use as a classroom
    adaptó la obra al or para el cine he adapted the play for the screen
    2 ( Inf) to convert
    to adapt adaptar A algo/ + INF to adapt TO sth/ -ING
    hay que saber adaptarse a las circunstancias you have to learn to adapt to circumstances
    un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno a car which is well suited to any terrain
    no se adapta a vivir sola she can't adapt to living alone
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    adaptar ( conjugate adaptar) verbo transitivocortinas/vestido to alter;
    habitación to convert;
    pieza/motor to adapt;
    obra/novela to adapt;
    (Inf) to convert
    adaptarse verbo pronominal
    to adapt;
    adaptarse a algo/hacer algo to adapt to sth/doing sth;

    adaptar verbo transitivo
    1 to adapt: esa obra de teatro fue adaptada al cine, this play was adapted for the screen
    2 (ajustar) to adjust

    ' adaptar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acomodar
    - escenificar
    English:
    adapt
    - gear
    - suit
    - tailor
    - customize
    * * *
    vt
    1. [modificar]
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions;
    el edificio no ha sido aún adaptado a su nueva función the building still hasn't been modified to suit its new function
    2. [libro, obra de teatro] to adapt (a for);
    adaptó la novela al cine she adapted the novel for film o the screen
    * * *
    v/t adapt
    * * *
    1) modificar: to adapt
    2) : to adjust, to fit
    * * *
    adaptar vb (acomodar) to adapt

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar

  • 710 adaptar al cine

    (v.) = adapt to + the screen
    Ex. Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.
    * * *
    (v.) = adapt to + the screen

    Ex: Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar al cine

  • 711 adaptar para la pantalla

    (v.) = adapt to + the screen
    Ex. Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.
    * * *
    (v.) = adapt to + the screen

    Ex: Her novels have been adapted for the screen most famously as the hit film Mrs Doubtfire starring Robin Williams.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar para la pantalla

  • 712 adaptarse

    pron.v.
    to cohere, to adapt.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
    * * *
    to conform, adapt
    * * *
    VPR to adapt (a to)
    * * *
    (v.) = come to + terms with, morph
    Ex. Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex. The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    * * *
    (v.) = come to + terms with, morph

    Ex: Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.

    Ex: The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.

    * * *

    ■adaptarse verbo reflexivo to adapt oneself [a, to]
    ' adaptarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ambientarse
    - acomodar
    - adaptar
    English:
    adapt
    - adjust
    - fit in
    - settle down
    - settle in
    - settle
    * * *
    vpr
    to adjust (a to);
    no se ha adaptado al clima local he hasn't adjusted o got used to the local climate;
    se adaptó fácilmente a trabajar en equipo she quickly adjusted to teamwork;
    el nuevo local se adapta a las necesidades de la tienda the new premises meet o are well suited to the shop's requirements
    * * *
    v/r adapt (a to)
    * * *
    vr
    : to adapt oneself, to conform
    * * *
    1. (persona) to adapt
    2. (cosa) to fit [pt. & pp. fitted]

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptarse

  • 713 adaptarse a

    v.
    to adapt to, to accommodate oneself to, to adapt oneself to, to become adapted to.
    * * *
    (v.) = accommodate, comport with, attune to
    Ex. Changes have been made to accommodate modern approaches or new groupings of subjects.
    Ex. Are you saying that we should put up a 'No Admittance' sign to ideas that don't comport with our simple worlds of stereotyped images?.
    Ex. In the early 1960s they began developing information services more attuned to the information needs of their clients.
    * * *
    (v.) = accommodate, comport with, attune to

    Ex: Changes have been made to accommodate modern approaches or new groupings of subjects.

    Ex: Are you saying that we should put up a 'No Admittance' sign to ideas that don't comport with our simple worlds of stereotyped images?.
    Ex: In the early 1960s they began developing information services more attuned to the information needs of their clients.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptarse a

  • 714 adaptarse a los tiempos

    (v.) = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times
    Ex. However, it must be remembered that cataloguing and classification must change with the times.
    Ex. The VDE is trying to move with the times by applying to its periodicals the new concept outlined in this paper.
    Ex. Copyright is no more than a vague notion, details of which have to be filled in or corrected to keep up with the times.
    Ex. Those that adapt to the times and evolve to meet the needs of a changing world will thrive.
    * * *
    (v.) = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times

    Ex: However, it must be remembered that cataloguing and classification must change with the times.

    Ex: The VDE is trying to move with the times by applying to its periodicals the new concept outlined in this paper.
    Ex: Copyright is no more than a vague notion, details of which have to be filled in or corrected to keep up with the times.
    Ex: Those that adapt to the times and evolve to meet the needs of a changing world will thrive.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptarse a los tiempos

  • 715 adaptarse al cambio

    (v.) = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change
    Ex. Nevertheless, each library will have to consider whether it will continue to accommodate to changes in the same way that it has in the past.
    Ex. Adapting to change -- and staying on top of the changes -- is a huge key to success in industry.
    * * *
    (v.) = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change

    Ex: Nevertheless, each library will have to consider whether it will continue to accommodate to changes in the same way that it has in the past.

    Ex: Adapting to change -- and staying on top of the changes -- is a huge key to success in industry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptarse al cambio

  • 716 adecentar

    v.
    1 to tidy up.
    2 to make decent, to make presentable.
    * * *
    1 to tidy (up), clean (up)
    1 (uso reflexivo) to tidy oneself up
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < habitación> to tidy up
    * * *
    = spruce up, manicure, smarten up, smarten.
    Ex. The city itself has also been spruced up for the centenary, with in particular a thorough refurbishment of the city's main street = A la propia ciudad se le ha dado un lavado de cara para el centenario, especialmente con una completa remodelación de la avenida principal.
    Ex. Army officials would often manicure locations before journalists would enter and so it took far too long for anyone to start being critical of the war.
    Ex. Smarten up your kitchen with this handy wooden kitchen roll holder.
    Ex. Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < habitación> to tidy up
    * * *
    = spruce up, manicure, smarten up, smarten.

    Ex: The city itself has also been spruced up for the centenary, with in particular a thorough refurbishment of the city's main street = A la propia ciudad se le ha dado un lavado de cara para el centenario, especialmente con una completa remodelación de la avenida principal.

    Ex: Army officials would often manicure locations before journalists would enter and so it took far too long for anyone to start being critical of the war.
    Ex: Smarten up your kitchen with this handy wooden kitchen roll holder.
    Ex: Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.

    * * *
    adecentar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹habitación› to straighten up, tidy up
    una reforma que pretende adecentar este sistema corrupto a reform aimed at cleaning up this corrupt system
    * * *

    adecentar ( conjugate adecentar) verbo transitivo habitación to tidy up
    adecentar verbo transitivo to tidy (up), clean (up)
    * * *
    vt
    to tidy up;
    van a adecentar la fachada del edificio they're going to give the building a facelift
    * * *
    v/t straighten up, tidy up
    * * *
    : to tidy up

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecentar

  • 717 adecuación

    f.
    1 adjusting, adjustment, fitting, adequacy.
    2 customization.
    * * *
    1 adaptation
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.
    Ex. A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.
    Ex. The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex. The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex. By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex. Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex. This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    ----
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.

    Ex: A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.

    Ex: The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex: The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex: By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex: Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.

    * * *
    adaptation
    * * *
    1. [idoneidad, conveniencia] suitability
    2. [adaptación] adaptation
    * * *
    f suitability, appropriateness;
    … gracias a la adecuación de los servicios a las necesidades de la clientela … because services have been adapted to customer requirements
    * * *
    adecuación nf, pl - ciones adaptación: adaptation

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuación

  • 718 adecuado

    adj.
    adequate, appropriate, becoming, apt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: adecuar.
    * * *
    1→ link=adecuar adecuar
    1 adequate, suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    (f. - adecuada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=apropiado) [actitud, respuesta, ropa, tratamiento] appropriate; [documento, requisito] appropriate, relevant

    lo más adecuado sería... — the best thing o the most appropriate thing would be to...

    2) (=acorde)

    adecuado a algo: un precio adecuado a mis posibilidades — a price within my budget o reach

    3) (=suficiente) [dinero, tiempo] sufficient
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.
    Ex. There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.
    Ex. Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex. By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex. It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex. The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex. Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex. The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex. If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex. And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex. This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex. With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex. Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex. I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex. Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex. For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex. Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex. I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex. Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex. Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    ----
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.

    Ex: There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.

    Ex: Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex: By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex: The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex: Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex: The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex: If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex: And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex: This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex: That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex: With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex: Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex: I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex: Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex: For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex: Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex: I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex: Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex: Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.

    * * *
    1
    (apropiado): me parece poco adecuado para una ocasión así I don't think it is very suitable for such an occasion
    es la persona más adecuada para este trabajo she is the best person o the most suitable person for the job o to do the job
    éste no es el momento adecuado this is not the right moment
    no disponemos de los medios adecuados para realizar el trabajo we do not have adequate o the necessary resources to carry out the work
    2 (aceptable) adequate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adecuar: ( conjugate adecuar)

    adecuado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    adecuado    
    adecuar
    adecuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( apropiado) ‹vestido/regalo suitable;

    momento right;
    medios adequate;


    adecuar ( conjugate adecuar) verbo transitivo adecuado algo a algo to adapt sth to sth
    adecuado,-a adjetivo appropriate, suitable
    adecuar verbo transitivo to adapt
    ' adecuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adecuada
    - aparente
    - apta
    - apto
    - corresponder
    - distribuir
    - encontrar
    - justa
    - justo
    - microclima
    - momento
    - pertinente
    - propia
    - propio
    - bien
    - indicado
    - planteamiento
    English:
    adequate
    - appropriate
    - beginner
    - due
    - fit
    - fitting
    - proper
    - suitable
    - undue
    - unsuitable
    - right
    - suited
    * * *
    adecuado, -a adj
    appropriate, suitable;
    muchos niños no reciben una alimentación adecuada many children do not have a proper diet;
    ponte un traje adecuado para la ceremonia wear something suitable for the ceremony;
    no es un hombre adecuado para ella he's not the right sort of man for her;
    el sistema actual no es el adecuado the current system isn't the right one;
    no creo que este sea el lugar más adecuado para discutir del tema I don't think this is the best o right place to discuss the matter;
    repartieron los fondos de forma adecuada they shared out the funds appropriately
    * * *
    adj suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    adecuado, -da adj
    1) idóneo: suitable, appropriate
    2) : adequate
    * * *
    adecuado adj right / suitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuado

  • 719 adecuado para

    = accommodative to, well suited to/for
    Ex. Our library and some others have prevailed upon a local vendor to prepare good looking, durable packaging for cassettes which makes them perfectly accommodative to the ordinary bookshelves.
    Ex. Lithography found favour with Moslems, being well suited to reproducing calligraphy and particularly the text of the Koran.
    * * *
    = accommodative to, well suited to/for

    Ex: Our library and some others have prevailed upon a local vendor to prepare good looking, durable packaging for cassettes which makes them perfectly accommodative to the ordinary bookshelves.

    Ex: Lithography found favour with Moslems, being well suited to reproducing calligraphy and particularly the text of the Koran.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuado para

  • 720 adecuar

    v.
    1 to adapt.
    2 to make suitable, to fit, to accommodate, to adapt.
    * * *
    (unstressed u)
    Present Indicative
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    adecua (tú), adecue (él/Vd.), adecuemos (nos.), adecuad (vos.), adecuen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.

    adecuó su charla a la edad de su audienciahe adapted o tailored his speech to suit the age of the audience

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    or verbo transitivo
    2.
    adecuarse v pron
    * * *
    = pitch, retrofit.
    Ex. Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex. This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    ----
    * adecuar a una necesidad = suit + purpose, tailor to + demand.
    * adecuarse = fit, suit.
    * adecuarse mejor = best + fit.
    * * *
    1.
    or verbo transitivo
    2.
    adecuarse v pron
    * * *
    = pitch, retrofit.

    Ex: Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.

    Ex: This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    * adecuar a una necesidad = suit + purpose, tailor to + demand.
    * adecuarse = fit, suit.
    * adecuarse mejor = best + fit.

    * * *
    vt
    adecuar algo A algo:
    adecuaron sus métodos de trabajo al uso de computadoras they adapted o adjusted their working practices to fit in with the use of computers
    el sistema puede adecuarse a las necesidades particulares del cliente the system can be tailored to (meet) the individual needs of the client
    hay que modernizar el sistema para adecuarlo al creciente número de pasajeros the system has to be modernized to cope with o accommodate o handle the growing number of passengers
    adecuarse A algo to fit in WITH sth
    el plan que me propuso no se adecuaba a nuestras necesidades the plan he proposed to me did not fit in with our needs o did not take account of our needs
    * * *

     

    adecuar ( conjugate adecuar) verbo transitivo adecuar algo a algo to adapt sth to sth
    adecuar verbo transitivo to adapt
    * * *
    vt
    to adapt;
    hay que adecuar los medios a los fines you have to adapt the means to the end
    * * *
    v/t adapt (a to)
    * * *
    adecuar {8} vt
    : to adapt, to make suitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuar

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