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  • 1 adquisición

    f.
    acquisition, buy, purchase, acquirement.
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    1 acquisition (compra) buy, purchase
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (=compra) acquisition, purchase
    oferta
    2) (=artículo comprado) acquisition
    3) (=persona) acquisition

    la cocinera ha sido una auténtica adquisición* the cook is a real find *

    4) [de conocimientos, datos] acquisition
    5) [de costumbres] adoption
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    a) (objeto, cosa) acquisition
    b) ( acción) acquisition
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    = accession, acquisition, acquisition, procurement, purchase, elicitation, buy-in, getting.
    Ex. Subject to local circumstances, the size of a reserve store should be limited to the accommodation required for about five years' accessions at current rates.
    Ex. Almost inevitably then, many libraries will have acquisitions for which records are not available in a centralised cataloguing service.
    Ex. Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
    Ex. In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex. These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex. Procedures of knowledge elicitation are described.
    Ex. The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex. I am an associate director for collections development, and my responsibilities relate to the getting and keeping of collections = Soy subdirector encargado del desarrollo de la colección y mis responsabilidades están relaconadas con la adquisición y mantenimiento de las colecciones.
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    * adquisición cooperativa = cooperative acquisition.
    * adquisición de libros = book supply, book purchasing.
    * adquisición en línea = online acquisition.
    * adquisición gratuita = free acquisition.
    * adquisición pendiente de examen y aceptación = on approval acquisition, sending on approbation, sending on approval.
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * adquisición por legado = bequest acquisition.
    * adquisición por ordenador = computerised acquisition.
    * área del número normalizado y de las condiciones de adquisición = International Standard Book Number and terms of availability area, standard number and terms of availability area.
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las adquisiciones = acquisitions librarian.
    * centro de adquisiciones = acquisition centre.
    * condiciones de adquisición = obtainability conditions.
    * condiciones de adquisición y = terms of availability and/or price.
    * control de adquisiciones = acquisition control.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * fichero de adquisiciones = acquisition(s) file.
    * lista de nuevas adquisiciones = acquisitions list.
    * lista de últimas adquisiciones = accessions list, list of current acquisitions, addition list.
    * módulo de adquisiciones = acquisitions system, acquisitions module.
    * Módulo de Adquisiciones y Pedidos = Acquisitions and Ordering System.
    * número de adquisiciones = acquisition rate.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * plan de adquisiciones = acquisitions plan.
    * política de adquisiciones = acquisition policy [acquisitions policy], collection development [collections development], selection policy, collection policy.
    * presupuesto de adquisiciones = acquisitions budget.
    * presupuesto para adquisición de material = capital budget.
    * Programa Nacional para las Adquisiciones y la Catalogación (NPAC) = National Program for Acquisitions and Cataloging (NPAC).
    * sección de adquisiciones = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de adquisiciones = acquisition routines, acquisition(s) service.
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    a) (objeto, cosa) acquisition
    b) ( acción) acquisition
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    = accession, acquisition, acquisition, procurement, purchase, elicitation, buy-in, getting.

    Ex: Subject to local circumstances, the size of a reserve store should be limited to the accommodation required for about five years' accessions at current rates.

    Ex: Almost inevitably then, many libraries will have acquisitions for which records are not available in a centralised cataloguing service.
    Ex: Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
    Ex: In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex: These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex: Procedures of knowledge elicitation are described.
    Ex: The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex: I am an associate director for collections development, and my responsibilities relate to the getting and keeping of collections = Soy subdirector encargado del desarrollo de la colección y mis responsabilidades están relaconadas con la adquisición y mantenimiento de las colecciones.
    * adquisición cooperativa = cooperative acquisition.
    * adquisición de libros = book supply, book purchasing.
    * adquisición en línea = online acquisition.
    * adquisición gratuita = free acquisition.
    * adquisición pendiente de examen y aceptación = on approval acquisition, sending on approbation, sending on approval.
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * adquisición por legado = bequest acquisition.
    * adquisición por ordenador = computerised acquisition.
    * área del número normalizado y de las condiciones de adquisición = International Standard Book Number and terms of availability area, standard number and terms of availability area.
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las adquisiciones = acquisitions librarian.
    * centro de adquisiciones = acquisition centre.
    * condiciones de adquisición = obtainability conditions.
    * condiciones de adquisición y = terms of availability and/or price.
    * control de adquisiciones = acquisition control.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * fichero de adquisiciones = acquisition(s) file.
    * lista de nuevas adquisiciones = acquisitions list.
    * lista de últimas adquisiciones = accessions list, list of current acquisitions, addition list.
    * módulo de adquisiciones = acquisitions system, acquisitions module.
    * Módulo de Adquisiciones y Pedidos = Acquisitions and Ordering System.
    * número de adquisiciones = acquisition rate.
    * plan de adquisición de material a vista = approval plan.
    * plan de adquisiciones = acquisitions plan.
    * política de adquisiciones = acquisition policy [acquisitions policy], collection development [collections development], selection policy, collection policy.
    * presupuesto de adquisiciones = acquisitions budget.
    * presupuesto para adquisición de material = capital budget.
    * Programa Nacional para las Adquisiciones y la Catalogación (NPAC) = National Program for Acquisitions and Cataloging (NPAC).
    * sección de adquisiciones = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de adquisiciones = acquisition routines, acquisition(s) service.

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    1 (objeto, cosa) acquisition
    ¿has visto mi última adquisición? have you seen my latest acquisition o purchase?
    la última adquisición de los Lakers ( Dep) the Lakers' latest acquisition
    2
    (acción): la adquisición de la casa the purchase of the house
    la adquisición de la lengua materna acquisition of the mother tongue
    el Picasso es de reciente adquisición the Picasso is a recent acquisition o purchase
    Compuesto:
    leveraged buyout
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    adquisición sustantivo femenino
    acquisition;
    ( compra) purchase
    adquisición sustantivo femenino
    1 acquisition
    2 (compra) buy, purchase
    ' adquisición' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    OPA
    English:
    acquisition
    - takeover bid
    - accession
    - purchase
    - take
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    1. [compra] purchase;
    ayudas para la adquisición de viviendas financial assistance for house buyers
    2. [de empresa] takeover
    3. [cosa comprada] purchase;
    nuestra casa fue una excelente adquisición our house was an excellent buy
    4. [de hábito, cultura] acquisition;
    adquisición de conocimientos acquisition of knowledge
    Ling adquisición lingüística language acquisition
    5. Fam [persona]
    el nuevo secretario es toda una adquisición the new secretary is quite a find
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    f acquisition;
    hacer una buena adquisición make a good purchase;
    gastos de adquisición acquisition costs;
    adquisición de clientes client acquisition
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    1) : acquisition
    2) compra: purchase

    Spanish-English dictionary > adquisición

  • 2 basado

    adj.
    based.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: basar.
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    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * basado en criterios = criteria-based.
    * basado en datos objetivos = informed.
    * basado en discos ópticos = optical disc based.
    * basado en el autor = author-based.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * basado en el empleado = employee-centered.
    * basado en el estudiante = student-centred.
    * basado en el hombre = human-centred [human-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el microordenador = micro-based.
    * basado en el objeto = artefact-centred [artefact-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el papel = paper-based.
    * basado en el rendimiento = performance-based.
    * basado en el tiempo = time-based.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * basado en el usuario = use-based, client-centred [client-centered, -USA].
    * basado en facetas = facet-based.
    * basado en fichas = card-based.
    * basado en ideogramas = ideographic.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en índices = index-based.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * basado en la calidad = quality-oriented.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * basado en la evidencia = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la evidencia empírica = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * basado en la lectura = book-centred.
    * basado en la OCLC = OCLC-based.
    * basado en la práctica = empirically-based, grounded in practice, practice-based.
    * basado en la realidad = reality-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * basado en la tecnología = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA].
    * basado en la teoría = grounded in theory.
    * basado en la TI = IT-based.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * basado en los datos = data-driven.
    * basado en los objetos = object-specific.
    * basado en los recursos = resource-based.
    * basado en manualidades = craft-based.
    * basado en mapas = map-based.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * basado en microfichas = microfiche-based.
    * basado en OSI = OSI-based.
    * basado en Pascal = Pascal-based.
    * basado en película = film-based [film based].
    * basado en principios = principled.
    * basado en tablas = table-driven.
    * basado en tecnología web = Web-based.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * basado en un método empírico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en un método práctico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en ventanas = window-based.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * estudio basado en un cuestionario = questionnaire survey.
    * método basado en modelos = modelling approach [modeling approach, -USA].
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * tarifa basada en la utilización de un servicio = traffic-based pricing.
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    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * basado en criterios = criteria-based.
    * basado en datos objetivos = informed.
    * basado en discos ópticos = optical disc based.
    * basado en el autor = author-based.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * basado en el empleado = employee-centered.
    * basado en el estudiante = student-centred.
    * basado en el hombre = human-centred [human-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el microordenador = micro-based.
    * basado en el objeto = artefact-centred [artefact-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el papel = paper-based.
    * basado en el rendimiento = performance-based.
    * basado en el tiempo = time-based.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * basado en el usuario = use-based, client-centred [client-centered, -USA].
    * basado en facetas = facet-based.
    * basado en fichas = card-based.
    * basado en ideogramas = ideographic.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en índices = index-based.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * basado en la calidad = quality-oriented.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * basado en la evidencia = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la evidencia empírica = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * basado en la lectura = book-centred.
    * basado en la OCLC = OCLC-based.
    * basado en la práctica = empirically-based, grounded in practice, practice-based.
    * basado en la realidad = reality-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * basado en la tecnología = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA].
    * basado en la teoría = grounded in theory.
    * basado en la TI = IT-based.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * basado en los datos = data-driven.
    * basado en los objetos = object-specific.
    * basado en los recursos = resource-based.
    * basado en manualidades = craft-based.
    * basado en mapas = map-based.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * basado en microfichas = microfiche-based.
    * basado en OSI = OSI-based.
    * basado en Pascal = Pascal-based.
    * basado en película = film-based [film based].
    * basado en principios = principled.
    * basado en tablas = table-driven.
    * basado en tecnología web = Web-based.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * basado en un método empírico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en un método práctico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en ventanas = window-based.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * estudio basado en un cuestionario = questionnaire survey.
    * método basado en modelos = modelling approach [modeling approach, -USA].
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * tarifa basada en la utilización de un servicio = traffic-based pricing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basado

  • 3 basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos

    (adj.) = content based
    Ex. There is a real need for a curriculum developed on the principles of competency based education rather than traditional content based education.
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    (adj.) = content based

    Ex: There is a real need for a curriculum developed on the principles of competency based education rather than traditional content based education.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos

  • 4 contenido1

    1 = content, content(s), details, value, knowledge content, subject matter.
    Ex. An abstract is a concise and accurate representation of the contents of a document, in a style similar to that of the original document.
    Ex. Most of the memex contents are purchased on microfilm ready for insertion.
    Ex. With minimum authorization, details of the circulation and order records are not displayed.
    Ex. A good initial value for this field will start the system off with a good guess so that claims for missing issues are not unreasonable at the beginning.
    Ex. Knowledge level description is a proposal that emphasizes the knowledge content and usage and abstracts away implementation details.
    Ex. The librarian generally looks at the book's title, subtitle, preface, contents list, etc, in order to determine the subject matter.
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    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * actualidad del contenido = currency.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * contenido de agua = moisture content.
    * contenido de humedad = moisture content.
    * contenido de la información = information content.
    * contenido del campo = field content.
    * contenido del documento = document content.
    * contenido digital = digital content.
    * contenido documental = document content.
    * contenido electrónico = electronic content [e-content].
    * contenido factual = factual content.
    * contenido intelectual = intellectual content.
    * contenido multimedia = multimedia content.
    * contenido temático = subject content, subject scope, knowledge content.
    * contenido web en formato RSS = RSS feed.
    * creador de contenido = content creator.
    * de bajo contenido en grasas = low fat.
    * de contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * descripción del contenido = subject statement.
    * descriptivo del contenido = subject-descriptive.
    * descriptor del contenido = content descriptor.
    * directorio accesible por su contenido (cafs) = content-addressable file store (cafs).
    * distribución de contenido = content distribution, content delivery.
    * error de contenido = factual error.
    * filtrado de contenido = content filtering.
    * gestión del contenido = content management.
    * gestor de contenidos = content management software (CMS).
    * indicador de contenido = content designator.
    * indicativo del contenido = subject-descriptive.
    * índice de contenido = contents list, table of contents [ToC], contents table.
    * información sobre el contenido = subject information.
    * notas de contenido = contents notes.
    * obra de contenido general = general work.
    * orientado hacia el contenido = content-oriented.
    * palabra de contenido = content word.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * relación de contenido = contents notes.
    * representación del contenido = content representation.
    * representación del contenido temático = subject representation.
    * rico en contenido = content-rich.
    * rico en contenido temático = subject-rich.
    * ser de contenido + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in content.
    * ser rico en contenido = be rich in content.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * tabla de contenido = table of contents [ToC].
    * tener un alto contenido de = be high in.
    * validez del contenido = content validity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contenido1

  • 5 imagen

    f.
    1 image (figura).
    a imagen y semejanza de identical to, exactly the same as
    ser la viva imagen de alguien to be the spitting image of somebody
    2 picture (television).
    imágenes de archivo library pictures
    imágenes del partido/de la catástrofe pictures of the game/the disaster
    3 image.
    los casos de corrupción han deteriorado la imagen del gobierno the corruption scandals have tainted the image of the government
    tener buena/mala imagen to have a good/bad image
    imagen de marca brand image
    4 statue (estatua).
    5 image (literature).
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    1 image
    2 TELEVISIÓN picture
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    ser la viva imagen de alguien to be the spitting image of somebody
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (Fot, Ópt) image; (=en foto, dibujo, TV) picture

    las imágenes del accidentethe pictures o images of the accident

    2) (=reflejo) reflection
    - a la imagen y semejanza de uno

    es la viva imagen de la felicidad — she is happiness personified, she is the picture of happiness

    3) (=representación mental) image, picture
    4) (=aspecto) image
    5) (Rel) [de madera, pintura] image; [de piedra] statue
    6) (Literat) (=metáfora) image
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    1)
    a) (Fís, Ópt) image; (TV) picture, image
    b) ( foto) picture
    c) ( en espejo) reflection

    a su imagen y semejanza — in his/her own image

    d) ( en la mente) picture
    2) (de político, cantante, país) image
    3) (Art, Relig) ( estatua) statue, image (arch); ( estampa) picture
    4) (Lit) image
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    2 = persona [personae, -pl.], image, record, stature, profile, street cred, street credibility.
    Ex. In his early years he consciously emulated both the painterly style and persona of the much-admired artist Drouais, who became something of a cult figure in early 19th c. Paris.
    Ex. As she tried to figure out how to change her and the library's image, she made some interesting observations.
    Ex. She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.
    Ex. Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex. There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex. Barack Hussein Obama has lost a lot of street cred with the country as of late, but maybe not in his world.
    Ex. These robbers carry out their vicious attacks for 'kicks' and street credibility rather than cash, a chilling study reveals.
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    * adoptar una imagen = put on + image.
    * arruinar + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * borrar una imagen = eradicate + image.
    * cambio de imagen = makeover [make-over].
    * creador de imagen = image maker.
    * crear una imagen = build + an image, create + image.
    * dar la imagen = give + the impression that.
    * dar una imagen = convey + image, present + picture, paint + a picture, present + an image, present + a picture.
    * dar una imagen de = give + an impression of.
    * difundir buena imagen de = earn + credit for.
    * difundir la imagen = spread + the good word, pass on + the good word.
    * estropear + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * evocar una imagen de = conjure up + an image of, conjure up + a vision of.
    * imagen comercial = brand image.
    * imagen corporativa = corporate image.
    * imagen crediticia = credit standing.
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * imagen de uno mismo = self-presentation, body image.
    * imagen pública = public image.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = raise + Posesivo + profile, smarten up + Posesivo + image, enhance + Posesivo + identity, enhance + Posesivo + image, buff up + Posesivo + image.
    * ofrecer una imagen = present + picture.
    * presentar una imagen = present + picture, paint + a picture, present + an image.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * proyectar imagen = project + image.
    * ser la imagen de = be a picture of.
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    1)
    a) (Fís, Ópt) image; (TV) picture, image
    b) ( foto) picture
    c) ( en espejo) reflection

    a su imagen y semejanza — in his/her own image

    d) ( en la mente) picture
    2) (de político, cantante, país) image
    3) (Art, Relig) ( estatua) statue, image (arch); ( estampa) picture
    4) (Lit) image
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    imagen1
    1 = frame, image, picture, shot.

    Ex: The microfiche is a common form for catalogues and indexes, usually 208 or 270 frames per fiche, in a piece of film and with a reduction ratio of 42 or 48:1.

    Ex: A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex: No pretence is made of their being either a balanced or complete picture of the article.
    Ex: Each video shot is logged using text descriptions, audio dialogue, and cinematic attributes.
    * almacenamiento de imágenes = image archiving, image storage.
    * archivo de imágenes = image archiving, picture file.
    * avance rápido de imágenes = fast motion.
    * banco de imágenes = image bank.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * base de datos de imágenes = image database, image bank.
    * calidad de la imagen = picture quality.
    * capacidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * captura de imágenes = image capture, image capturing.
    * catalogación de imágenes = image cataloguing.
    * centrado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * composición de imágenes = image setting.
    * congelación de la imagen = freeze-frame.
    * congelar una imagen = freeze + frame.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * creación de imágenes digitales = digital imaging.
    * crear una imagen = summon up + image.
    * diagnóstico por imagen = diagnostic imaging.
    * digitalización de imágenes = electronic imaging.
    * digitalización electrónica de imágenes = electronic imaging.
    * digitalizador de imágenes = image scanner.
    * doble imagen = ghosting.
    * documento de imagen en movimiento = moving image document.
    * fichero de imágenes = graphic file, image file.
    * fijador de imágenes = image setter.
    * gestión de imágenes = imaging, image-handling, image management.
    * gestión de imágenes de documentos = document image management.
    * gestión de imágenes digitales = digital imaging, digital image management.
    * gestión de imágenes electrónicas = electronic image management.
    * gestión de imágenes por ordenador = computer imaging.
    * habilidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * imagen a imagen = shot by shot.
    * imagen animada = moving picture.
    * imagen del pasado = flashback [flash back].
    * imagen de pantalla = screen shot [screen-shot].
    * imagen de satélite = satellite image.
    * imagen de vídeo = video image.
    * imagen digital = digital image.
    * imagen digital de un documento = digital image document.
    * imagen digitalizada = facsimile image.
    * imagen distorsionada = distorted picture, distorted image.
    * imagen en color = colour image.
    * imagen en miniatura = thumbnail, thumbnail image.
    * imagen en movimiento = moving image, animated image.
    * imágenes = imaging, imagery, video data, image data.
    * imagen escaneada = paper image.
    * imágenes digitales = digital imagery.
    * imágenes en movimiento = animation.
    * imágenes por ordenador = computer graphics.
    * imágenes vía satélite = satellite imagery, satellite image data.
    * imágenes y sonidos = sights and sounds.
    * imagen fija = still, still image, still-picture, film still, movie still.
    * imagen fotográfica = photographic image.
    * imagen gráfica = graphic image.
    * imagen mental = mental picture.
    * imagen negativa = negative image.
    * imagen visual = visual image.
    * periodista reportero de imágenes = video journalist.
    * que contiene muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * realce de imágenes = image-enhancement.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes = image recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes por el ordenador = computer vision.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * reportero de imágenes = video journalist.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sistema de gestión de imágenes = imaging system, image-based system, image management system.
    * sistema de proceso de imágenes = imaging system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de tratamiento de imágenes = image processing system.
    * tecnología para la creación de imágenes digitales = digital imaging technology.
    * tratamiento de imágenes = image processing.
    * Tratamiento de Imágenes de Documentos (DIP) = Document Image Processing (DIP).
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una imagen vale mil palabras = every picture tells a story.
    * vídeo de imágenes fijas = image video.
    * visor de imagen = view finder.
    * visualización de imágenes = image display.

    2 = persona [personae, -pl.], image, record, stature, profile, street cred, street credibility.

    Ex: In his early years he consciously emulated both the painterly style and persona of the much-admired artist Drouais, who became something of a cult figure in early 19th c. Paris.

    Ex: As she tried to figure out how to change her and the library's image, she made some interesting observations.
    Ex: She urges a boycott of California as a library conference venue until the state improves its current record of the worst school library provision in the US.
    Ex: Merely having the materials available will not provide the desired boost to the library's stature unless the collection is exceptional.
    Ex: There is also a further dilemma concerning formats such as film and audio which have tended to receive a lower profile in the library world (too awkward, too cluttered with copyright restrictions, too technically instable).
    Ex: Barack Hussein Obama has lost a lot of street cred with the country as of late, but maybe not in his world.
    Ex: These robbers carry out their vicious attacks for 'kicks' and street credibility rather than cash, a chilling study reveals.
    * adoptar una imagen = put on + image.
    * arruinar + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * borrar una imagen = eradicate + image.
    * cambio de imagen = makeover [make-over].
    * creador de imagen = image maker.
    * crear una imagen = build + an image, create + image.
    * dar la imagen = give + the impression that.
    * dar una imagen = convey + image, present + picture, paint + a picture, present + an image, present + a picture.
    * dar una imagen de = give + an impression of.
    * difundir buena imagen de = earn + credit for.
    * difundir la imagen = spread + the good word, pass on + the good word.
    * estropear + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * evocar una imagen de = conjure up + an image of, conjure up + a vision of.
    * imagen comercial = brand image.
    * imagen corporativa = corporate image.
    * imagen crediticia = credit standing.
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * imagen de uno mismo = self-presentation, body image.
    * imagen pública = public image.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + imagen = raise + Posesivo + profile, smarten up + Posesivo + image, enhance + Posesivo + identity, enhance + Posesivo + image, buff up + Posesivo + image.
    * ofrecer una imagen = present + picture.
    * presentar una imagen = present + picture, paint + a picture, present + an image.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * proyectar imagen = project + image.
    * ser la imagen de = be a picture of.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Fís, Ópt) image; (TV) picture, image
    dale más brillo a la imagen turn up the brightness
    2 (foto) picture
    3 (en un espejo) reflection
    contemplaba su imagen en el agua he was contemplating his reflection in the water
    el espejo le devolvió una imagen triste y envejecida he saw a sad, aging face looking back at him in the mirror
    a su imagen y semejanza: Dios creó al hombre a su imagen y semejanza God created man in his own image
    las ha educado a su imagen y semejanza she has brought them up to be just like her
    ser la viva or misma imagen de algn/algo: es la misma imagen de su padre he's the spitting image of his father ( colloq), he's exactly like his father
    es la viva imagen del entusiasmo he's enthusiasm itself o enthusiasm personified
    4 (en la mente) picture
    sólo conservo una imagen muy borrosa de él I only have a very vague picture in my mind of him o a very vague memory of him
    tenía una imagen muy distinta del lugar I had a very different mental image o picture of the place
    tenía una imagen confusa de lo ocurrido his idea o memory of what had happened was confused
    Compuestos:
    mirror image
    virtual image
    B (de un político, cantante, país) image
    quiere proyectar una imagen renovada she wants to project a new image
    su imagen se ha visto afectada por estas derrotas his image has suffered as a result of these defeats
    C ( Art, Relig) (estatua) statue, image ( arch); (estampa) picture
    D ( Lit) image
    las imágenes en su poesía the images o imagery in her poetry
    * * *

     

    imagen sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (Fís, Ópt) image;

    (TV) picture, image


    ser la viva imagen de algn to be the image of sb


    2 (de político, cantante, país) image
    imagen sustantivo femenino
    1 image: es la viva imagen de su padre, he is the living image of his father
    2 (efecto, impresión) image: ese fallo perjudicó la imagen de la empresa, the accident affected the company image
    3 TV picture: vimos las imágenes del terremoto, we saw a television report on the earthquake
    4 Rel Arte image, statue
    ' imagen' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    corresponderse
    - definición
    - definida
    - definido
    - deformar
    - desvanecerse
    - estampa
    - lavado
    - nitidez
    - nublarse
    - plástica
    - plástico
    - refleja
    - reflejo
    - registrar
    - representación
    - reproducir
    - sugestiva
    - sugestivo
    - templete
    - borrar
    - borroso
    - cambiar
    - centrar
    - claridad
    - confuso
    - fotografía
    - impactante
    - inversión
    - invertido
    - invertir
    - múltiple
    - nebuloso
    - nítido
    - reflejar
    - reivindicar
    - toma
    English:
    blank
    - blur
    - clear
    - conjure
    - illusion
    - image
    - lurid
    - part
    - picture
    - project
    - sharp
    - valuable
    - critically
    - perception
    - self
    - zoom
    * * *
    imagen nf
    1. [figura] image;
    su imagen se reflejaba en el agua she could see her reflection in the water;
    contemplaba su imagen en el espejo he was looking at his reflection in the mirror;
    su rostro era la pura imagen del sufrimiento her face was a picture of suffering;
    eran la imagen de la felicidad they were a picture of happiness;
    ser la viva imagen de alguien to be the spitting image of sb;
    a imagen y semejanza: Dios creó al hombre a su imagen y semejanza God created man in his own image;
    reconstruyeron el museo a imagen y semejanza del original they rebuilt the museum so that it looked just like the old one
    2. [en física] image;
    [televisiva] picture;
    las imágenes en movimiento the moving image;
    imágenes del partido/de la catástrofe pictures of the game/the disaster;
    una imagen vale más que mil palabras one picture is worth a thousand words
    imágenes de archivo archive o Br library pictures;
    imagen virtual virtual image
    3. [aspecto] image;
    necesitas un cambio de imagen you need a change of o a new image;
    tiene una imagen de intolerante she has the image of being an intolerant person;
    quieren proyectar una imagen positiva they want to project a positive image;
    tener buena/mala imagen to have a good/bad image;
    los casos de corrupción han deteriorado la imagen del gobierno the corruption scandals have tainted the image of the government
    imagen corporativa corporate identity;
    imagen de empresa corporate image;
    imagen de marca brand image;
    imagen pública public image
    4. [recuerdo] picture, image;
    guardo una imagen muy borrosa de mis abuelos I only have a very vague memory of my grandparents;
    tenía una imagen diferente del lugar I had a different picture o image of the place, I had pictured the place differently
    imagen mental mental image
    5. [estatua] statue
    6. [literaria] image;
    utiliza unas imágenes muy ricas she uses very rich imagery
    * * *
    image;
    ser la viva imagen de be the spitting image of
    * * *
    imagen nf, pl imágenes : image, picture
    * * *
    1. (en general) image
    2. (en televisión) picture

    Spanish-English dictionary > imagen

  • 6 imagen1

    1 = frame, image, picture, shot.
    Ex. The microfiche is a common form for catalogues and indexes, usually 208 or 270 frames per fiche, in a piece of film and with a reduction ratio of 42 or 48:1.
    Ex. A motion picture is a length of film, with or without recorded sound, bearing a sequence of images that create the illusion of movement when projected in rapid succession.
    Ex. No pretence is made of their being either a balanced or complete picture of the article.
    Ex. Each video shot is logged using text descriptions, audio dialogue, and cinematic attributes.
    ----
    * almacenamiento de imágenes = image archiving, image storage.
    * archivo de imágenes = image archiving, picture file.
    * avance rápido de imágenes = fast motion.
    * banco de imágenes = image bank.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * base de datos de imágenes = image database, image bank.
    * calidad de la imagen = picture quality.
    * capacidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * captura de imágenes = image capture, image capturing.
    * catalogación de imágenes = image cataloguing.
    * centrado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * composición de imágenes = image setting.
    * congelación de la imagen = freeze-frame.
    * congelar una imagen = freeze + frame.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * creación de imágenes digitales = digital imaging.
    * crear una imagen = summon up + image.
    * diagnóstico por imagen = diagnostic imaging.
    * digitalización de imágenes = electronic imaging.
    * digitalización electrónica de imágenes = electronic imaging.
    * digitalizador de imágenes = image scanner.
    * doble imagen = ghosting.
    * documento de imagen en movimiento = moving image document.
    * fichero de imágenes = graphic file, image file.
    * fijador de imágenes = image setter.
    * gestión de imágenes = imaging, image-handling, image management.
    * gestión de imágenes de documentos = document image management.
    * gestión de imágenes digitales = digital imaging, digital image management.
    * gestión de imágenes electrónicas = electronic image management.
    * gestión de imágenes por ordenador = computer imaging.
    * habilidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * imagen a imagen = shot by shot.
    * imagen animada = moving picture.
    * imagen del pasado = flashback [flash back].
    * imagen de pantalla = screen shot [screen-shot].
    * imagen de satélite = satellite image.
    * imagen de vídeo = video image.
    * imagen digital = digital image.
    * imagen digital de un documento = digital image document.
    * imagen digitalizada = facsimile image.
    * imagen distorsionada = distorted picture, distorted image.
    * imagen en color = colour image.
    * imagen en miniatura = thumbnail, thumbnail image.
    * imagen en movimiento = moving image, animated image.
    * imágenes = imaging, imagery, video data, image data.
    * imagen escaneada = paper image.
    * imágenes digitales = digital imagery.
    * imágenes en movimiento = animation.
    * imágenes por ordenador = computer graphics.
    * imágenes vía satélite = satellite imagery, satellite image data.
    * imágenes y sonidos = sights and sounds.
    * imagen fija = still, still image, still-picture, film still, movie still.
    * imagen fotográfica = photographic image.
    * imagen gráfica = graphic image.
    * imagen mental = mental picture.
    * imagen negativa = negative image.
    * imagen visual = visual image.
    * periodista reportero de imágenes = video journalist.
    * que contiene muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * realce de imágenes = image-enhancement.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes = image recognition.
    * reconocimiento de imágenes por el ordenador = computer vision.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * reportero de imágenes = video journalist.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sistema de gestión de imágenes = imaging system, image-based system, image management system.
    * sistema de proceso de imágenes = imaging system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de tratamiento de imágenes = image processing system.
    * tecnología para la creación de imágenes digitales = digital imaging technology.
    * tratamiento de imágenes = image processing.
    * Tratamiento de Imágenes de Documentos (DIP) = Document Image Processing (DIP).
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una imagen vale mil palabras = every picture tells a story.
    * vídeo de imágenes fijas = image video.
    * visor de imagen = view finder.
    * visualización de imágenes = image display.

    Spanish-English dictionary > imagen1

  • 7 recuperación

    f.
    1 recuperation, recapture, rescue, retrieval.
    2 recovery, cure, comeback, pickup.
    * * *
    1 recovery, recuperation, retrieval
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=vuelta a la normalidad) [de economía, divisa] recovery; [de enfermo, paciente] recovery, recuperation más frm
    2) (=reutilización)
    a) [de edificio] restoration; [de tierras] reclamation; [de chatarra, vidrio] salvage
    b) [de algo perdido, olvidado] revival
    3) [de dinero, joyas] recovery; (Com) [de costes, pérdidas] recovery, recoupment frm
    4) Esp (Educ) (=examen) resit
    5) (Inform) retrieval
    * * *
    1) (de enfermo, economía) recovery
    2)
    a) (de dinero, botín) recovery, recouping
    b) ( de la vista) recovery
    3) (Esp) (Educ) tb

    examen de recuperación — retake, makeup (exam) (AmE)

    * * *
    = recall, recovery, retrieval, salvage, reclamation, retrieval process, second wind, salvaging, comeback, rebound.
    Ex. As discussed above, precision, or the proportion of relevant documents retrieved, is related to recall, the extent of retrieval of relevant documents.
    Ex. A library fulfils its function of information retrieval by maintaining some system for the recovery of documents from its collection.
    Ex. DBMS are essentially programming frameworks, and can offer good storage and retrieval, but often are intended for programmers to interact with, and thus may need a programmer in order to make them usable to libraries.
    Ex. Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
    Ex. The steps to be followed in the reclamation and restoration of library materials should be set out.
    Ex. The analyser ensures the independence of the retrieval process.
    Ex. The article 'Cost-plus pricing: an old nag with a second wind?' suggests that this technique is the most transparent and equitable system yet devised.
    Ex. In contrast to Bush who seems poised to recklessly waste more lives and resources in pursuit of his ideological mission and the salvaging of his legacy.
    Ex. Fish hawks needed a helping hand and their comeback is one of the great wildlife success stories of our time.
    Ex. Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.
    ----
    * almacenamiento y recuperación = storage and retrieval.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * cuidar a Alguien hasta su recuperación = nurse + Nombre + back to health.
    * efectuar una recuperación = effect + retrieval.
    * eficacia de la recuperación = retrieval effectiveness.
    * en recuperación = on the rebound.
    * especialista en recuperación = retrievalist.
    * estudiante de recuperación = remedial.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * instrumento de recuperación = recall device.
    * instrumento para la recuperación = access tool.
    * lenguaje de recuperación = retrieval language.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * pertinente a la recuperación = retrieval-related.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * planificación de recuperación tras siniestros = disaster recovery planning.
    * proceso de recuperación = retrieval process.
    * programas de recuperación = retrieval software.
    * recuperación automática = automated retrieval.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * recuperación de fotografías = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval, fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recuperación de la energía = second wind.
    * recuperación de referencias = reference retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto = text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto completo = full text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval.
    * recuperación documental = document retrieval.
    * recuperación económica = economic recovery.
    * recuperación en línea = online retrieval.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * recuperación por quórum = quorum matching.
    * recuperación retrospectiva = retrospective retrieval.
    * servicio de recuperación en línea = online retrieval service.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación = computerised document retrieval system, computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de documentos = computerised document retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación = retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación por relevancia = relevance system.
    * sistema para la recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval system.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * técnica de recuperación por medio de la lógica difusa = fuzzy IR technique.
    * * *
    1) (de enfermo, economía) recovery
    2)
    a) (de dinero, botín) recovery, recouping
    b) ( de la vista) recovery
    3) (Esp) (Educ) tb

    examen de recuperación — retake, makeup (exam) (AmE)

    * * *
    = recall, recovery, retrieval, salvage, reclamation, retrieval process, second wind, salvaging, comeback, rebound.

    Ex: As discussed above, precision, or the proportion of relevant documents retrieved, is related to recall, the extent of retrieval of relevant documents.

    Ex: A library fulfils its function of information retrieval by maintaining some system for the recovery of documents from its collection.
    Ex: DBMS are essentially programming frameworks, and can offer good storage and retrieval, but often are intended for programmers to interact with, and thus may need a programmer in order to make them usable to libraries.
    Ex: Its purpose is to provide advice and on-site salvage assistance to those organisations having documentary resources that are damaged in a natural or man-made disaster.
    Ex: The steps to be followed in the reclamation and restoration of library materials should be set out.
    Ex: The analyser ensures the independence of the retrieval process.
    Ex: The article 'Cost-plus pricing: an old nag with a second wind?' suggests that this technique is the most transparent and equitable system yet devised.
    Ex: In contrast to Bush who seems poised to recklessly waste more lives and resources in pursuit of his ideological mission and the salvaging of his legacy.
    Ex: Fish hawks needed a helping hand and their comeback is one of the great wildlife success stories of our time.
    Ex: Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación = storage and retrieval.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación automatizada de la información = computerised information retrieval and storage.
    * almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval (ISR).
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de la informa = information literacy.
    * cuidar a Alguien hasta su recuperación = nurse + Nombre + back to health.
    * efectuar una recuperación = effect + retrieval.
    * eficacia de la recuperación = retrieval effectiveness.
    * en recuperación = on the rebound.
    * especialista en recuperación = retrievalist.
    * estudiante de recuperación = remedial.
    * exhaustividad en la recuperación = recall.
    * herramienta de recuperación de información = retrieval tool.
    * índice de exhaustividad de la recuperación = recall measure.
    * instrumento de recuperación = recall device.
    * instrumento para la recuperación = access tool.
    * lenguaje de recuperación = retrieval language.
    * modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match model.
    * pertinente a la recuperación = retrieval-related.
    * plan de recuperación tras un siniestro = disaster recovery, disaster recovery plan.
    * planificación de recuperación tras siniestros = disaster recovery planning.
    * proceso de recuperación = retrieval process.
    * programas de recuperación = retrieval software.
    * recuperación automática = automated retrieval.
    * recuperación de costes = cost recovery.
    * recuperación de fotografías = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes digitales = digital image retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes fotográficas = picture retrieval.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * recuperación de información = data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información de lógica difusa = fuzzy data retrieval, fuzzy data retrieval.
    * recuperación de información en varias lenguas = cross-language information retrieval (CLIR).
    * recuperación de información (RI) = information retrieval (IR).
    * recuperación de la energía = second wind.
    * recuperación de referencias = reference retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto = text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto completo = full text retrieval.
    * recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval.
    * recuperación documental = document retrieval.
    * recuperación económica = economic recovery.
    * recuperación en línea = online retrieval.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * recuperación por quórum = quorum matching.
    * recuperación retrospectiva = retrospective retrieval.
    * servicio de recuperación en línea = online retrieval service.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación = computerised document retrieval system, computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de documentos = computerised document retrieval system.
    * sistema automatizado para la recuperación de información = computerised information retrieval system.
    * sistema de almacenamiento y recuperación de la información = information storage and retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación = retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de imágenes = image retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información = IR system.
    * sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús = menu-based information retrieval system.
    * sistema de recuperación por relevancia = relevance system.
    * sistema para la recuperación de texto libre = free text retrieval system.
    * técnica de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima = best match technique.
    * técnica de recuperación por medio de la lógica difusa = fuzzy IR technique.

    * * *
    A (de una enfermedad) recovery, recuperation ( frml); (de la economía) recovery
    le deseamos una pronta recuperación we wish you a speedy recovery
    B
    1 (de dinero, un botín) recovery, recouping
    2 (de la democracia) restoration
    el proceso de recuperación de la democracia en la zona the process of restoring democracy to the region
    3 (de la vista) recovery
    4 (de un delincuente) rehabilitation
    C
    ( Esp) ( Educ) tb examen de recuperación retake exam, makeup exam o test ( AmE), resit ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    recuperación sustantivo femenino

    b) (Esp) (Educ) tb


    recuperación sustantivo femenino
    1 recovery
    2 (de una asignatura) resit, retake
    ' recuperación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    curación
    English:
    after-care
    - miraculous
    - over
    - recovery
    - recuperation
    - remedial
    - retrieval
    - underrated
    - make
    - resilience
    - resilient
    - road
    - well
    * * *
    1. [de lo perdido, la salud, la economía] recovery;
    [de información] retrieval; [de espacios naturales] reclamation
    2. [rehabilitación] [de local, edificio] refurbishment
    recuperación paisajística improving the visual environment
    3. Informát [de información dañada] recovery
    recuperación de datos data recovery
    4. [reciclaje] recovery
    5. [examen] resit;
    (clase de) recuperación = extra class for pupils or students who have to retake their exams
    6. [fisioterapia] physiotherapy
    7. [en baloncesto] steal
    * * *
    f
    1 tb fig
    recovery
    2 en baloncesto steal
    * * *
    1) : recovery, recuperation
    2)
    recuperación de datos : data retrieval
    * * *
    1. (en general) recovery
    2. (examen) resit
    se presentó a la recuperación de dos asignaturas en septiembre he resat two exams in September / he took two resits in September

    Spanish-English dictionary > recuperación

  • 8 recuperación de imágenes por el contenido

    Ex. Content-based image retrieval has gained considerable attention especially in the last decade.
    * * *

    Ex: Content-based image retrieval has gained considerable attention especially in the last decade.

    Spanish-English dictionary > recuperación de imágenes por el contenido

  • 9 contenido

    adj.
    restrained, pent-up, temperate, moderate.
    m.
    1 contents.
    2 content.
    3 meaning, subject matter, purport.
    4 quantity or volume contained, content, volume, contents.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: contener.
    * * *
    1 content, contents plural
    ————————
    1→ link=contener contener
    1 (moderado) moderate, reserved
    1 content, contents plural
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona] restrained, controlled
    2) [risa, emoción] suppressed
    2. SM
    1) [de recipiente, paquete] contents pl
    2) [de programa, proyecto] content
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo self-controlled; ver tb contener
    II
    masculino (de recipiente, producto, mezcla) contents; (de libro, carta) content

    contenido: 20 grageas — contents: 20 tablets

    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo self-controlled; ver tb contener
    II
    masculino (de recipiente, producto, mezcla) contents; (de libro, carta) content

    contenido: 20 grageas — contents: 20 tablets

    * * *
    contenido1
    1 = content, content(s), details, value, knowledge content, subject matter.

    Ex: An abstract is a concise and accurate representation of the contents of a document, in a style similar to that of the original document.

    Ex: Most of the memex contents are purchased on microfilm ready for insertion.
    Ex: With minimum authorization, details of the circulation and order records are not displayed.
    Ex: A good initial value for this field will start the system off with a good guess so that claims for missing issues are not unreasonable at the beginning.
    Ex: Knowledge level description is a proposal that emphasizes the knowledge content and usage and abstracts away implementation details.
    Ex: The librarian generally looks at the book's title, subtitle, preface, contents list, etc, in order to determine the subject matter.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * actualidad del contenido = currency.
    * análisis de contenido = content analysis, conceptual analysis.
    * análisis del contenido = document analysis, subject analysis, content analysis.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * bloque funcional de análisis de contenido = subject analysis block.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * contenido de agua = moisture content.
    * contenido de humedad = moisture content.
    * contenido de la información = information content.
    * contenido del campo = field content.
    * contenido del documento = document content.
    * contenido digital = digital content.
    * contenido documental = document content.
    * contenido electrónico = electronic content [e-content].
    * contenido factual = factual content.
    * contenido intelectual = intellectual content.
    * contenido multimedia = multimedia content.
    * contenido temático = subject content, subject scope, knowledge content.
    * contenido web en formato RSS = RSS feed.
    * creador de contenido = content creator.
    * de bajo contenido en grasas = low fat.
    * de contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * descripción del contenido = subject statement.
    * descriptivo del contenido = subject-descriptive.
    * descriptor del contenido = content descriptor.
    * directorio accesible por su contenido (cafs) = content-addressable file store (cafs).
    * distribución de contenido = content distribution, content delivery.
    * error de contenido = factual error.
    * filtrado de contenido = content filtering.
    * gestión del contenido = content management.
    * gestor de contenidos = content management software (CMS).
    * indicador de contenido = content designator.
    * indicativo del contenido = subject-descriptive.
    * índice de contenido = contents list, table of contents [ToC], contents table.
    * información sobre el contenido = subject information.
    * notas de contenido = contents notes.
    * obra de contenido general = general work.
    * orientado hacia el contenido = content-oriented.
    * palabra de contenido = content word.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * recuperación de imágenes por el contenido = content-based image retrieval.
    * relación de contenido = contents notes.
    * representación del contenido = content representation.
    * representación del contenido temático = subject representation.
    * rico en contenido = content-rich.
    * rico en contenido temático = subject-rich.
    * ser de contenido + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in content.
    * ser rico en contenido = be rich in content.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * tabla de contenido = table of contents [ToC].
    * tener un alto contenido de = be high in.
    * validez del contenido = content validity.

    contenido2
    2 = pent-up, bottled-up.

    Ex: They both exploded into laughter, thereby releasing the pent-up tension.

    Ex: The aim of therapy is the gentle release of bottled-up feelings.
    * risa contenida = titter.

    * * *
    contenido1 -da
    self-controlled ver tb contener
    A (de un recipiente, producto) contents (pl)
    verter el contenido en una jarra empty the contents into a jug
    revisaron el contenido de las cajas they checked the contents of the boxes
    [ S ] contenido: 20 grageas contains 20 tablets
    [ S ] contenido inflamable inflammable, contents inflammable
    contenido vitamínico vitamin content
    C (de una obra, un discurso) content
    un libro de alto contenido político y social a book with important political and social content
    el contenido ideológico de la obra the ideological content of the work
    D contenidos mpl ( Educ, Inf) content
    proveedor de contenidos content supplier
    * * *

    Del verbo contener: ( conjugate contener)

    contenido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    contener    
    contenido
    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;

    contenido sustantivo masculino (de recipiente, producto, mezcla) contents;

    (de libro, carta) content
    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!
    contenido sustantivo masculino content, contents pl
    ' contenido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agitar
    - con
    - de
    - decir
    - desalentador
    - desalentadora
    - huera
    - huero
    - índice
    - jarro
    - plato
    - taza
    - tenor
    - vacía
    - vacío
    - botella
    - camión
    - copa
    - fondo
    - medida
    - miga
    - saco
    - vaciar
    - vaso
    English:
    content
    - cupful
    - dump
    - subject matter
    - video nasty
    - controlled
    - low
    - pent-up
    - rich
    - subject
    * * *
    1. [de recipiente, libro] contents;
    una bebida con un alto contenido alcohólico a drink with a high alcohol content
    2. [de discurso, redacción] content;
    un programa con alto contenido de violencia a programme containing a lot of violence
    3. Ling content
    * * *
    m content
    * * *
    contenido, -da adj
    : restrained, reserved
    : contents pl, content
    * * *
    contenido n contents

    Spanish-English dictionary > contenido

  • 10 a

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 11 acceso libre

    (n.) = self-help, free access
    Ex. This article deals with the usefulness of self-help videos in the public library.
    Ex. Their Web based manuscript management system promises rapid peer review, multimedia content, searchability and linkability, and free access to all individuals with browsers.
    * * *
    (n.) = self-help, free access

    Ex: This article deals with the usefulness of self-help videos in the public library.

    Ex: Their Web based manuscript management system promises rapid peer review, multimedia content, searchability and linkability, and free access to all individuals with browsers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acceso libre

  • 12 aceptado

    adj.
    accepted.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aceptar.
    * * *
    ADJ [cheque, moneda, tarjeta] accepted
    * * *
    Ex. Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.
    ----
    * aceptado internacionalmente = internationally accepted.
    * aceptado por Ghandi = Ghandi-endorsed.
    * aceptado por todos = widely accepted.
    * ampliamente aceptado = widely accepted.
    * bien aceptado = well-accepted.
    * fuera de las normas comúnmente aceptadas = beyond the pale.
    * * *

    Ex: Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.

    * aceptado internacionalmente = internationally accepted.
    * aceptado por Ghandi = Ghandi-endorsed.
    * aceptado por todos = widely accepted.
    * ampliamente aceptado = widely accepted.
    * bien aceptado = well-accepted.
    * fuera de las normas comúnmente aceptadas = beyond the pale.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceptado

  • 13 admitido

    adj.
    accepted, approved, avowed, admitted.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: admitir.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [candidato, alumno] admitted
    2) [opinión, teoría, vocablo] accepted
    3) [producto] permitted
    * * *
    Ex. Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.
    ----
    * abiertamente admitido = avowedly.
    * admitido por Uno mismo = self-professed.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * término admitido = preferred term.
    * término no admitido = non-preferred term, unused term.
    * * *

    Ex: Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.

    * abiertamente admitido = avowedly.
    * admitido por Uno mismo = self-professed.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * término admitido = preferred term.
    * término no admitido = non-preferred term, unused term.

    Spanish-English dictionary > admitido

  • 14 agente de noticias web

    (n.) = newsbot
    Ex. It employs a 'dynamic Web database' using agent technology or ' newsbots' to scour any Web-based source for content.
    * * *
    (n.) = newsbot

    Ex: It employs a 'dynamic Web database' using agent technology or ' newsbots' to scour any Web-based source for content.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agente de noticias web

  • 15 aguardiente

    m.
    1 spirit, liquor.
    2 rough liquor, alcoholic drink, firewater, schnapps.
    * * *
    1 eau de vie, spirit, liquor
    \
    aguardiente de caña sugar cane liquor
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM brandy, liquor
    * * *
    * * *
    = eau-de-vie [eaux-de-vie, -pl.], aquavit, schnapps.
    Ex. Since it can be made from many different fruits, eau-de-vie offers endless possibilities.
    Ex. In Germany, schnapps are any of a family of alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol content and dry tasting, such as aquavit and kirsch.
    Ex. In Germany, schnapps are any of a family of alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol content and dry tasting, such as aquavit and kirsch.
    * * *
    * * *
    = eau-de-vie [eaux-de-vie, -pl.], aquavit, schnapps.

    Ex: Since it can be made from many different fruits, eau-de-vie offers endless possibilities.

    Ex: In Germany, schnapps are any of a family of alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol content and dry tasting, such as aquavit and kirsch.
    Ex: In Germany, schnapps are any of a family of alcoholic beverages that are high in alcohol content and dry tasting, such as aquavit and kirsch.

    * * *
    Compuesto:
    kirsch
    * * *

    aguardiente sustantivo masculino
    eau-de-vie ( clear brandy distilled from fermented fruit juice)
    aguardiente sustantivo masculino liquor, brandy
    ' aguardiente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    grapa
    - pisco
    * * *
    spirit, liquor
    aguardiente de caña cane spirit, rum
    * * *
    m fruit-based alcoholic spirit
    * * *
    : clear brandy

    Spanish-English dictionary > aguardiente

  • 16 alcanzar el límite de

    (v.) = reach + the limits of
    Ex. In such situations we reach the limits of what are known as pre-coordinate systems, i.e. systems which are based on headings summarizing the content of documents in terms coordinated according to a citation order.
    * * *
    (v.) = reach + the limits of

    Ex: In such situations we reach the limits of what are known as pre-coordinate systems, i.e. systems which are based on headings summarizing the content of documents in terms coordinated according to a citation order.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alcanzar el límite de

  • 17 asociación

    f.
    1 association, relationship, correspondence.
    2 association, co-partnership, alliance, company.
    3 association, affiliation.
    4 association, club.
    5 association, map.
    * * *
    1 association
    \
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    asociación de vecinos residents' association
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=acción) association; (=sociedad) society, association; (Com, Econ) partnership
    * * *
    femenino association

    en asociación conin association o collaboration with

    asociación cultural/deportiva — cultural/sports association

    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro — a non-profit association (AmE), a non-profit-making association (BrE)

    * * *
    = association, association, interest group, membership, partnership, liaison, tie, tie-up, marriage, partnering, league, membership body, collective.
    Nota: Nombre.
    Ex. Corporate names, for example, names of associations, names of institutions, names of government bodies.
    Ex. It is possible and convenient to select a viewpoint on the scope, associations and labels for subjects which coincides with the way in which subjects are handled in the literature.
    Ex. The meeting agreed that the new organisation was needed to act as an interest group for the library, information science and documentation profession in the European Community.
    Ex. The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex. The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex. It is important to make sure that there is close liaison between the cataloguing department and the order department, otherwise cards are liable to be ordered twice or in insufficient quantity to meet the total demand.
    Ex. Eastern European countries longing for western scientific ties have wanted to participate in the Internet for a long time, but were excluded by government regulations.
    Ex. The report of findings may consist simply of a few pages, or be a trends and proposals report, or may suggest tie-ups with other groups.
    Ex. Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
    Ex. These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex. The ALA has never possessed those unique qualities which characterise a professional association, trade association, or business league.
    Ex. This is a membership body formally constituted in 1997.
    Ex. These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    ----
    * asociación a la que se pertenece = professional membership.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación Americana de Editores = American Association of Publishers (AAP).
    * Asociación Americana de Gestores de Documentación Administrativa = Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International).
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios (AAB) = Library Association of Australia (LAA).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación benéfica = service club.
    * asociación benéfica de hombres de negocios = Lions club.
    * Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA) = Canadian Library Association (CLA).
    * asociación comercial = trade association.
    * Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA) = YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association).
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Alemanes = Verein Deutscher Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Americanos (SAA) = Society of American Archivists (SAA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros Australianos = Australian Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Austriacos = Verband Osterreichischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Británicos = Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Canadienses = Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental (WGSA) = West German Society of Archivists (WGSA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Sudáfrica = South African Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS) = Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA) = LA (Library Association).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Universitarias y de Investigación (ACRL) = ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries).
    * asociación de compradores de un tipo de productos = consumers union.
    * asociación de inquilinos = tenants' association.
    * asociación de la comunidad = community group.
    * Asociación de Lenguas Modernas (MLA) = Modern Language Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Madres y Padres de Alumnos (AMPA) = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de padres = parents' association.
    * asociación de padres de alumnos = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de vecinos = residents' association, urban residents' association, neighbourhood association.
    * asociación de voluntarios = voluntary body.
    * Asociación Escocesa de Editores = Scottish Publishers Association (SPA).
    * Asociación Europea para el Libre Comercio (EFTA) = EFTA (European Free Trade Association).
    * Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE) = European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE).
    * Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * Asociación Internacional de Editores (IPA) = International Publishers Association (IPA).
    * asociación miembro = associate member.
    * Asociación Nacional de Archiveros y Gestores de Documentos del Gobierno (NAG = National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * Asociación para la Educación en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (ALISE) = ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education).
    * asociación perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * asociación política = political body.
    * asociación profesional = professional association, guild [gild].
    * asociación sociocultural estudiantil = fraternity.
    * Asociación Suiza de Documentación (SAD) = Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD).
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * de las asociaciones = associational.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * institución miembro de una asociación = partner institution.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * organización miembro de una asociación = partner organisation.
    * * *
    femenino association

    en asociación conin association o collaboration with

    asociación cultural/deportiva — cultural/sports association

    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro — a non-profit association (AmE), a non-profit-making association (BrE)

    * * *
    = association, association, interest group, membership, partnership, liaison, tie, tie-up, marriage, partnering, league, membership body, collective.
    Nota: Nombre.

    Ex: Corporate names, for example, names of associations, names of institutions, names of government bodies.

    Ex: It is possible and convenient to select a viewpoint on the scope, associations and labels for subjects which coincides with the way in which subjects are handled in the literature.
    Ex: The meeting agreed that the new organisation was needed to act as an interest group for the library, information science and documentation profession in the European Community.
    Ex: The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex: The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex: It is important to make sure that there is close liaison between the cataloguing department and the order department, otherwise cards are liable to be ordered twice or in insufficient quantity to meet the total demand.
    Ex: Eastern European countries longing for western scientific ties have wanted to participate in the Internet for a long time, but were excluded by government regulations.
    Ex: The report of findings may consist simply of a few pages, or be a trends and proposals report, or may suggest tie-ups with other groups.
    Ex: Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
    Ex: These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex: The ALA has never possessed those unique qualities which characterise a professional association, trade association, or business league.
    Ex: This is a membership body formally constituted in 1997.
    Ex: These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    * asociación a la que se pertenece = professional membership.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación Americana de Editores = American Association of Publishers (AAP).
    * Asociación Americana de Gestores de Documentación Administrativa = Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International).
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios (AAB) = Library Association of Australia (LAA).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación benéfica = service club.
    * asociación benéfica de hombres de negocios = Lions club.
    * Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA) = Canadian Library Association (CLA).
    * asociación comercial = trade association.
    * Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA) = YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association).
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Alemanes = Verein Deutscher Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Americanos (SAA) = Society of American Archivists (SAA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros Australianos = Australian Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Austriacos = Verband Osterreichischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Británicos = Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Canadienses = Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental (WGSA) = West German Society of Archivists (WGSA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Sudáfrica = South African Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS) = Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA) = LA (Library Association).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Universitarias y de Investigación (ACRL) = ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries).
    * asociación de compradores de un tipo de productos = consumers union.
    * asociación de inquilinos = tenants' association.
    * asociación de la comunidad = community group.
    * Asociación de Lenguas Modernas (MLA) = Modern Language Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Madres y Padres de Alumnos (AMPA) = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de padres = parents' association.
    * asociación de padres de alumnos = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de vecinos = residents' association, urban residents' association, neighbourhood association.
    * asociación de voluntarios = voluntary body.
    * Asociación Escocesa de Editores = Scottish Publishers Association (SPA).
    * Asociación Europea para el Libre Comercio (EFTA) = EFTA (European Free Trade Association).
    * Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE) = European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE).
    * Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * Asociación Internacional de Editores (IPA) = International Publishers Association (IPA).
    * asociación miembro = associate member.
    * Asociación Nacional de Archiveros y Gestores de Documentos del Gobierno (NAG = National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * Asociación para la Educación en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (ALISE) = ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education).
    * asociación perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * asociación política = political body.
    * asociación profesional = professional association, guild [gild].
    * asociación sociocultural estudiantil = fraternity.
    * Asociación Suiza de Documentación (SAD) = Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD).
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * de las asociaciones = associational.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * institución miembro de una asociación = partner institution.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * organización miembro de una asociación = partner organisation.

    * * *
    1 (acción) association
    en asociación con la BBC in association o collaboration with the BBC
    derecho de asociación freedom of association o assembly
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    asociación de palabras word association
    2 (sociedad, agrupación) association
    asociación comercial trade association
    asociación cultural/deportiva cultural/sports association
    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro a non-profit association ( AmE), a non-profit making association ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    parents association
    residents association
    labor union ( AmE), trade union ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    asociación sustantivo femenino
    association;

    asociación sustantivo femenino association

    ' asociación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    APA
    - baja
    - colectiva
    - colectivo
    - colegio
    - juventud
    - organización
    - pertenencia
    - pro
    - salirse
    - sociedad
    - unión
    - agrupación
    - asociado
    - beneficencia
    - círculo
    - cooperativa
    - cuota
    - filial
    - formar
    - gremial
    - hermandad
    - liga
    - miembro
    - recordar
    - salir
    - secretario
    English:
    AA
    - AMA
    - ASPCA
    - association
    - BMA
    - charity
    - combine
    - fellow
    - fellowship
    - fraternity
    - partnership
    - PTA
    - society
    - subscription
    - support
    - YMCA
    - YWCA
    - guild
    - housing
    - NSPCC
    - RSPCA
    - sisterhood
    - SPCA
    - SPCC
    - student
    - union
    * * *
    1. [acción] association;
    en asociación con la ONU in association with the UN
    asociación de ideas association of ideas;
    asociación libre free association
    2. [grupo, colectivo] association;
    una asociación cultural a cultural association;
    una asociación ecologista an environmental group
    asociación de consumidores consumer association;
    Asociación Europea de Libre Comercio European Free Trade Association;
    asociación gremial trade association;
    asociación de padres de alumnos = Spanish association for parents of schoolchildren, ≈ PTA;
    asociación de vecinos residents' association
    * * *
    f association;
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    * * *
    1) : association, relationship
    2) : society, group, association
    * * *
    asociación n association

    Spanish-English dictionary > asociación

  • 18 autorizado

    adj.
    1 authorized, permitted, licensed, accredited.
    2 approved, sanctioned.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: autorizar.
    * * *
    1→ link=autorizar autorizar
    1 (oficial) authorized, official
    2 (experto) authoritative, expert
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=oficial) authorized, official
    2) (=fiable) authoritative
    3) (Com) approved

    la persona autorizada — the officially designated person, the approved person

    * * *
    - da adjetivo <fuente/portavoz> official; < distribuidor> authorized, official; < opinión> expert (before n), authoritative
    * * *
    = authorised [authorized, -USA], accredited, approved, ratified.
    Ex. These files may be updated only by authorized persons from the local library.
    Ex. Please remember that only accredited representatives of voting members of IFLA are entitled to vote at IFLA Council meetings.
    Ex. Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.
    Ex. The legal theory of this case must come from the ratified treaties, statutes, and case law defining the relationship of the United States and the Indian tribes.
    ----
    * autorizado de antemano = pre-authorised [pre-authorized, -USA].
    * autorizado por la compañía = company-approved.
    * autorizado por la FDA = FDA-approved.
    * cruzar la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalking, jaywalk.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * sólo para personal autorizado = restricted access.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <fuente/portavoz> official; < distribuidor> authorized, official; < opinión> expert (before n), authoritative
    * * *
    = authorised [authorized, -USA], accredited, approved, ratified.

    Ex: These files may be updated only by authorized persons from the local library.

    Ex: Please remember that only accredited representatives of voting members of IFLA are entitled to vote at IFLA Council meetings.
    Ex: Most of this software takes the form of content filtering software, but there are some applications that are based on the idea of 'selection' of approved Web sites.
    Ex: The legal theory of this case must come from the ratified treaties, statutes, and case law defining the relationship of the United States and the Indian tribes.
    * autorizado de antemano = pre-authorised [pre-authorized, -USA].
    * autorizado por la compañía = company-approved.
    * autorizado por la FDA = FDA-approved.
    * cruzar la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalking, jaywalk.
    * no autorizado = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * sólo para personal autorizado = restricted access.

    * * *
    1 ‹fuente/portavoz› official; ‹distribuidor› authorized, official
    2 ‹opinión› expert ( before n), authoritative
    las personas autorizadas opinan que … the experts are of the opinion that …
    * * *

    Del verbo autorizar: ( conjugate autorizar)

    autorizado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    autorizado    
    autorizar
    autorizado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹fuente/portavoz official;


    distribuidor authorized, official;
    opinión expert ( before n)
    autorizar ( conjugate autorizar) verbo transitivo
    a)manifestación/documento/firma to authorize;

    aumento/pago/obra to authorize, approve
    b) persona›:

    ¿quién te autorizó? who gave you permission?;

    lo autoricé para recibir el pago I authorized him to receive the payment;
    me autorizó para salir he gave me permission to go out;
    eso no te autoriza a or para hablarme así that doesn't give you the right to talk to me like that
    autorizado,-a adjetivo authorized, official
    autorizar verbo transitivo to authorize
    ' autorizado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    autorizada
    - bar
    English:
    authoritative
    - lawful
    - licensed
    - official
    - unauthorized
    * * *
    autorizado, -a adj
    1. [permitido] authorized;
    un distribuidor autorizado an authorized o official distributor;
    una película no autorizada para menores a movie passed as unsuitable for children;
    autorizada para mayores de 18 años [en letrero] Br ≈ 18, US ≈ R;
    una manifestación no autorizada an unauthorized demonstration;
    una biografía no autorizado an unofficial biography
    2. [digno de crédito] authoritative
    * * *
    adj authorized;
    autorizado a firmar authorized to sign;
    no autorizado unauthorized
    * * *
    autorizado, -da adj
    1) : authorized
    2) : authoritative

    Spanish-English dictionary > autorizado

  • 19 basarse en una premisa

    (n.) = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird
    Ex. Natural language indexes are based on the premise that titles, or more specifically the words in titles, convey the subject content of the document to which the title pertains.
    Ex. The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex. However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.
    * * *
    (n.) = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird

    Ex: Natural language indexes are based on the premise that titles, or more specifically the words in titles, convey the subject content of the document to which the title pertains.

    Ex: The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.
    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex: However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basarse en una premisa

  • 20 bibliografía intelectual

    Ex. The term 'intellectual bibliography' relates clearly to thos studies which, through some form of bibliographical work, are based on the intellectual content of the book.
    * * *

    Ex: The term 'intellectual bibliography' relates clearly to thos studies which, through some form of bibliographical work, are based on the intellectual content of the book.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliografía intelectual

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