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  • 1 champiñón

    m.
    mushroom.
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    1 mushroom
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    noun m.
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    champignon masculino mushroom
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    = mushroom, button mushroom, champignon.
    Ex. The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex. The white button mushroom is the most widely cultivated mushroom in the USA.
    Ex. Fill the fish with minced salt pork and fresh mushrooms, if you can get them; if not, use chopped champignons.
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    champignon masculino mushroom
    * * *
    = mushroom, button mushroom, champignon.

    Ex: The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.

    Ex: The white button mushroom is the most widely cultivated mushroom in the USA.
    Ex: Fill the fish with minced salt pork and fresh mushrooms, if you can get them; if not, use chopped champignons.

    * * *
    champiñón, champignon
    mushroom
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    champiñón sustantivo masculino
    mushroom
    champiñón sustantivo masculino mushroom
    ' champiñón' also found in these entries:
    English:
    mushroom
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    mushroom
    champiñón pequeño button mushroom
    * * *
    m BOT mushroom
    * * *
    champiñón nm, pl - ñones : mushroom
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    champiñón n mushroom

    Spanish-English dictionary > champiñón

  • 2 conseguir

    v.
    1 to obtain, to get.
    consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do something
    no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed
    María consiguió un descuento grande Mary got a huge discount.
    2 to get hold of, to get over here.
    María consiguió a Ricardo al fin Mary got hold of Richard at last.
    3 to manage to, to be able to, to get to, to find a way to.
    María consiguió llegar a tiempo Mary mMaríaged to arrive on time.
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    Conjugation model [ SEGUIR], like link=seguir seguir
    1 (cosa) to obtain, get; (objetivo) to attain, achieve
    2 (lograr) to manage, succeed in
    ¡lo conseguí! I did it!
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    verb
    1) to achieve, attain
    2) get
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    VT [+ meta, objetivo] to achieve; [+ resultado] to obtain, achieve; [+ premio, campeonato] to win; [+ entradas, empleo, dinero] to get; [+ documento, visado, beca, permiso] to get, obtain; [+ acuerdo] to reach

    consiguieron la mayoría absolutathey won o gained an absolute majority

    conseguir hacer algo — to manage to do sth

    conseguir que algn haga algo — to get sb to do sth

    al final conseguí que me devolvieran el dinero — I got them to give me my money back in the end, I got my money back from them in the end

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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

    b)

    conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

    c)

    conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

    2.
    conseguir vi (RPl)

    conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

    * * *
    = accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.
    Ex. If a library prefers to simplify records in particular areas, this can usually be accomplished by not entering particular types of information.
    Ex. The above citation order is achieved by the intercalation of (73).
    Ex. A fully comparative account of recommendations for filing orders is likely to prove confusing until the reader has attained some familiarity with the general problems, and the solutions offered by one code.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. To many, therefore, this emphasis on information can provide a much-needed opportunity to gain the public library new influence and respect.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS does not get a new document number, but reserves this document for you, so that no one else can change it while you are working on it.
    Ex. In the event that the position in the matrix contains more than 32 entries, it is necessary for the user to interact with the system to obtain the miniature catalog that will contain the entry s/he seeks.
    Ex. They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex. They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex. The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex. This mixture of approaches is designed to yield maximum retrieval for as many users as possible by combining the different strengths of controlled and natural language indexing.
    Ex. Historically, the main reasons for unionization have been to effect better wages, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
    Ex. The author discusses how librarians should present themselves to effectively galvanize public support for their leadership in the digital age.
    Ex. This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex. The best way is to talk to them, using a structured plan so that you do get round to asking the right questions.
    Ex. It is difficult for Western librarians to find out what is being published, or to get hold of the materials that they know about.
    Ex. For example, Mile High Comics has served libraries in the past and is eager to land more library customers.
    Ex. Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
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    * casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
    * conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
    * conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
    * conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
    * conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
    * conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
    * conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
    * conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
    * conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * conseguir fondos = win + funds.
    * conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
    * conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
    * conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
    * conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
    * conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
    * conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
    * conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * conseguir mucho = do + much.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * conseguir que = galvanise into.
    * conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
    * conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
    * conseguirse = accrue.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
    * conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
    * conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
    * conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
    * conseguir un fin = secure + end.
    * conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
    * conseguir unir = rally.
    * conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
    * conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
    * ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
    * fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
    * forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
    * intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * para conseguir = in pursuit of.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
    * que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
    * resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
    * ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <objetivo/fin/resultado> to achieve, obtain; <entrada/permiso/empleo> to get

    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás — if you try, you'll succeed in the end

    b)

    conseguir + inf — to manage to + inf

    c)

    conseguir que + subj: vas a conseguir que me enfade you're going to get me annoyed; al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through; conseguí que me lo prestara — I got him to lend it to me

    2.
    conseguir vi (RPl)

    conseguir con alguien/algo — to get through to somebody/something

    * * *
    = accomplish, achieve, attain, cultivate, gain, get, obtain, procure, secure, work out, yield, effect, galvanise [galvanize, -USA], come by, get (a)round to, get + hold of, land, acquire, line up, win over.

    Ex: If a library prefers to simplify records in particular areas, this can usually be accomplished by not entering particular types of information.

    Ex: The above citation order is achieved by the intercalation of (73).
    Ex: A fully comparative account of recommendations for filing orders is likely to prove confusing until the reader has attained some familiarity with the general problems, and the solutions offered by one code.
    Ex: Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex: To many, therefore, this emphasis on information can provide a much-needed opportunity to gain the public library new influence and respect.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS does not get a new document number, but reserves this document for you, so that no one else can change it while you are working on it.
    Ex: In the event that the position in the matrix contains more than 32 entries, it is necessary for the user to interact with the system to obtain the miniature catalog that will contain the entry s/he seeks.
    Ex: They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex: They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex: The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex: This mixture of approaches is designed to yield maximum retrieval for as many users as possible by combining the different strengths of controlled and natural language indexing.
    Ex: Historically, the main reasons for unionization have been to effect better wages, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
    Ex: The author discusses how librarians should present themselves to effectively galvanize public support for their leadership in the digital age.
    Ex: This article shows how teachers came by such information and the use they made it of in their work.
    Ex: The best way is to talk to them, using a structured plan so that you do get round to asking the right questions.
    Ex: It is difficult for Western librarians to find out what is being published, or to get hold of the materials that they know about.
    Ex: For example, Mile High Comics has served libraries in the past and is eager to land more library customers.
    Ex: Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
    * casi conseguir = come close to + Gerundio.
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * conseguir admiración = gain + respect.
    * conseguir algo = get + anywhere.
    * conseguir Algo con esfuerzo = hack.
    * conseguir Algo contra todo pronóstico = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir algo de = get + something out of.
    * conseguir Algo en contra de lo previsible = beat + the odds.
    * conseguir Algo fácilmente = coast.
    * conseguir Algo, lograr Algo = pull + Nombre + off.
    * conseguir apoyo = mobilise + support, win + support, line up + support, gain + support.
    * conseguir ayuda = secure + help.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * conseguir calmarse = regain + Posesivo + composure.
    * conseguir con dificultad = eke out.
    * conseguir con esfuerzo = mine.
    * conseguir el control = gain + control (over/of).
    * conseguir el derecho para = win + the right to.
    * conseguir el dinero = come up with + the money.
    * conseguir en gran medida + Infinitivo = go + a long way (towards/to/in) + Gerundio.
    * conseguir éxito = achieve + success.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * conseguir fondos = win + funds.
    * conseguir hablar con = catch up with.
    * conseguir la reconciliación = bring about + reconciliation.
    * conseguir liberarse de = secure + relief from.
    * conseguirlo = pull it off, nail it.
    * conseguir localizar = get + hold of.
    * conseguir lo imposible = achieve + the impossible, accomplish + the impossible, shoot (for) + the moon.
    * conseguir lo que Uno quiere = have + Posesivo + way (with).
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * conseguir mucho = do + much.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * conseguir que = galvanise into.
    * conseguir realizarse plenamente = achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * conseguir reconocimiento = win + recognition.
    * conseguir recursos = mobilise + resources.
    * conseguir respeto = gain + respect.
    * conseguirse = accrue.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir ser el blanco de todas las miradas = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * conseguir tiempo = buy + time.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * conseguir una meta = accomplish + goal.
    * conseguir una solución = achieve + solution.
    * conseguir un equilibrio = strike + a balance.
    * conseguir un estándar = attain + standard.
    * conseguir un fin = secure + end.
    * conseguir un ideal = attain + ideal, achieve + ideal.
    * conseguir unir = rally.
    * conseguir un objetivo = accomplish + objective, achieve + objective, attain + goal.
    * conseguir un premio = earn + an award, win + award, win + prize.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * difícil de conseguir = difficult to come by.
    * ejercer presión para conseguir Algo = push for.
    * esforzarse por conseguir = strive for, work toward(s).
    * estar en vías de conseguir = be on the road to.
    * fácil de conseguir = easy-to-get, easy to come by.
    * forma de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * intentar conseguir = aim for, work toward(s).
    * intentar conseguir Algo = take + a swing at.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * muy lejos de conseguir = a long way toward.
    * no conseguir nada = achieve + nothing.
    * no conseguir ni una cosa ni otra = fall (between/through) + the cracks.
    * para conseguir = in pursuit of.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * presionar para conseguir Algo = press for.
    * que no se puede conseguir = unobtainable.
    * resultar difícil de conseguir = prove + elusive.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
    * ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
    * un medio para conseguir un fin = a means to an end.

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    vt
    1 ‹objetivo/fin/resultado› to achieve, obtain; ‹entrada/plaza/empleo› to get
    no conseguirás nada de él you won't get anything out of him
    siempre consigue lo que se propone she always achieves what she sets out to do
    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end
    un artista que ha conseguido un estilo propio an artist who has developed o achieved his own style
    al final consiguió un permiso de trabajo he finally got o managed to get a work permit
    todavía no ha conseguido trabajo she still hasn't got a job o found work
    consiguió el primer premio en el concurso she won first prize in the competition
    la película consiguió un gran éxito de crítica the film was very well received by the critics
    consiguieron una mayoría aplastante they obtained an overwhelming majority
    2 conseguir + INF to manage to + INF
    no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out
    al final conseguí convencer a mis padres I finally managed to talk my parents round
    consiguió clasificarse para la final she managed to qualify o she qualified for the final
    3 conseguir QUE + SUBJ:
    si sigues así vas a conseguir que me enfade if you carry on like that, you're going to get me annoyed
    al final conseguí que me dejaran pasar I finally got them to let me through, I finally managed to persuade them to let me through
    conseguí que me lo prestara I got him o I managed to get him to lend it to me
    ■ conseguir
    vi
    ( RPl) conseguir CON algn/algo; to get through TO sb/sth
    no puedo conseguir con él/con ese número I can't get through to him/to that number
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    conseguir ( conjugate conseguir) verbo transitivoobjetivo/fin/resultado to achieve, obtain;
    entrada/permiso/empleo to get;
    medalla/título to win;
    si lo intentas, al final lo conseguirás if you try, you'll succeed in the end;

    la película consiguió un gran éxito the film was a great success;
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
    no consigo entenderlo I can't work it out;
    conseguí que me lo prestara I got him to lend it to me
    conseguir verbo transitivo
    1 (obtener) to get, obtain
    (alcanzar) to achieve: consiguió su propósito, he achieved his purpose
    2 (con infinitivo) to manage to: consiguieron convencernos, they managed to persuade us ➣ Ver nota en manage

    ' conseguir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aliento
    - bregar
    - buscar
    - concurso
    - costar
    - frustrarse
    - hacerse
    - lince
    - método
    - obtener
    - porfiar
    - precio
    - santa
    - santo
    - trampear
    - triunfo
    - adelantar
    - alcanzar
    - cazar
    - consiga
    - lucha
    - luchar
    - pituto
    - ser
    English:
    accomplish
    - achieve
    - aim
    - apprentice
    - attain
    - autonomous
    - bargain
    - bid
    - boat
    - bring off
    - bungle
    - come by
    - contrive
    - divorce
    - fail
    - find
    - gain
    - get
    - go after
    - hold
    - influence
    - land
    - lobby
    - manage
    - mooch
    - obtain
    - obtainable
    - one-upmanship
    - per cent
    - procure
    - rally
    - running
    - seek
    - shop around
    - snatch
    - succeed
    - unobtainable
    - wangle
    - whip up
    - white elephant
    - win
    - available
    - bring
    - come
    - draw
    - drum
    - easy
    - enlist
    - have
    - nowhere
    * * *
    [obtener] to obtain, to get; [un objetivo] to achieve;
    conseguir un premio Nobel/dos Óscars to win o get a Nobel Prize/two Oscars;
    consiguieron un aumento de sueldo they got a pay Br rise o US raise;
    consiguió la mayoría absoluta he won o got an absolute majority;
    consiguió todo lo que se propuso she achieved everything she set out to do;
    con esa actitud no conseguirás nada you won't get anywhere with that attitude;
    conseguir hacer algo to manage to do sth;
    tras un disputado esprint consiguió alzarse con el triunfo she won a very closely contested sprint;
    no consiguieron encontrar el camino they didn't manage to find the way;
    no consiguió que me enfadara she didn't (manage to) get me annoyed;
    al menos conseguimos que nos escucharan at least we got them to listen to us
    * * *
    v/t
    1 get; objetivo achieve
    2
    :
    conseguir hacer algo manage to do sth
    * * *
    conseguir {75} vt
    1) : to get, to obtain
    2) : to achieve, to attain
    3) : to manage to
    consiguió acabar el trabajo: she managed to finish the job
    * * *
    1. (obtener) to obtain / to get
    el partido consiguió el 40% de los votos the party got 40% of the votes
    2. (lograr) to achieve
    ¿qué has conseguido? what have you achieved?
    3. (ganar) to win [pt. & pp. won]

    Spanish-English dictionary > conseguir

  • 3 constante

    adj.
    2 constant.
    3 unchanging, uniform, consistent, constant.
    4 dedicated, hardworking.
    f.
    1 constant.
    2 Constante.
    * * *
    1 (invariable) constant
    2 (persona) steadfast
    1 MATEMÁTICAS constant
    \
    constantes vitales vital signs
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=continuado) constant
    2) (=frecuente) constant
    3) (=perseverante) [persona] persevering
    4) (Fís) [velocidad, temperatura, presión] constant
    2. SF
    1) (=factor predominante)

    el mar es una constante en su obrathe sea is a constant theme o an ever-present theme in his work

    2) (Mat) constant
    3) (Med)
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.
    Ex. Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.
    Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex. Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex. The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex. In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex. With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex. Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    ----
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.

    Ex: Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.

    Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex: Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex: The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex: In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex: With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex: Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.

    * * *
    A
    1 (continuo) constant
    estaba sometido a una constante vigilancia he was kept under constant surveillance
    2 ‹tema/motivo› constant
    B (perseverante) persevering
    1 ( Mat) constant
    2 (característica) constant feature
    las escaseces han sido una constante durante los últimos siete años shortages have been a constant feature of the last seven years
    durante estas fechas las colas son una constante en las tiendas at this time of year queues are a regular feature in the shops
    una constante en su obra a constant theme in his work
    el malhumor es una constante en él he's always in a bad mood
    constantes vitales vital signs (pl)
    * * *

     

    constante adjetivo


    ■ sustantivo femenino
    a) (Mat) constant


    c)

    constantes sustantivo femenino plural (Med) tb constantes vitales vital signs (pl)

    constante
    I adjetivo
    1 (tenaz) steadfast: es una persona constante en sus ambiciones, he is steadfast in his ambitions
    2 (incesante, sin variaciones) constant, incessant, unchanging: me mareaba el constante barullo que había allí, the constant racket there made me dizzy
    II sustantivo femenino
    1 constant feature: los desengaños fueron una constante a lo largo de su vida, disappointments were a constant during his lifetime
    2 Mat constant
    ' constante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fiel
    - salario
    - sangría
    English:
    constant
    - continual
    - cruise
    - equable
    - even
    - incessant
    - recurrent
    - steadily
    - steady
    - unfailing
    - uniform
    - unremitting
    - break
    - consistent
    - drive
    - eternal
    - niggling
    - persistent
    - wear
    * * *
    adj
    1. [persona] [en una empresa] persistent;
    [en ideas, opiniones] steadfast;
    se mantuvo constante en su esfuerzo he persevered in his efforts
    2. [lluvia, atención] constant, persistent;
    [temperatura] constant
    3. [que se repite] constant
    nf
    1. [rasgo] constant;
    las desilusiones han sido una constante en su vida disappointments have been a constant feature in her life;
    las tormentas son una constante en sus cuadros storms are an ever-present feature in his paintings;
    la violencia es una constante histórica en la región the region has known violence throughout its history
    2. Mat constant
    3. constantes vitales vital signs;
    * * *
    I adj constant
    II f MAT constant
    * * *
    : constant
    : constant
    * * *
    constante adj (continuo) constant

    Spanish-English dictionary > constante

  • 4 cuenca del Mediterráneo, la

    (n.) = Mediterranean basin, the, Mediterranean region, the
    Ex. Research focused on the rise of early European commerce and patterns of communication in the Mediterranean basin in the centuries after the fall of the Roman empire.
    Ex. The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuenca del Mediterráneo, la

  • 5 cuenca mediterránea, la

    (n.) = Mediterranean basin, the, Mediterranean region, the
    Ex. Research focused on the rise of early European commerce and patterns of communication in the Mediterranean basin in the centuries after the fall of the Roman empire.
    Ex. The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuenca mediterránea, la

  • 6 cultivado

    adj.
    cultivated, farm-grown.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: cultivar.
    * * *
    1→ link=cultivar cultivar
    1 cultivated
    2 figurado (con cultura) cultured, refined
    * * *
    (f. - cultivada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ [campo, superficie] cultivated; [persona] cultured, cultivated; [perla] cultured
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) < persona> cultivated, cultured; < pueblo> cultured
    2) <terreno/campo> cultivated
    * * *
    Ex. At that time, the Europeans were quite definitely the barbarians, whereas the Arabs were considered refined and civilised.
    ----
    * cultivado a mano = hand-reared.
    * medianamente cultivado = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) < persona> cultivated, cultured; < pueblo> cultured
    2) <terreno/campo> cultivated
    * * *

    Ex: At that time, the Europeans were quite definitely the barbarians, whereas the Arabs were considered refined and civilised.

    * cultivado a mano = hand-reared.
    * medianamente cultivado = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].

    * * *
    A ‹persona› cultivated, cultured; ‹pueblo› cultured
    B ‹terreno/campo› cultivated
    * * *

    Del verbo cultivar: ( conjugate cultivar)

    cultivado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    cultivado    
    cultivar
    cultivado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    cultivated
    cultivar ( conjugate cultivar) verbo transitivo
    a)campo/tierras to cultivate, farm;

    plantas to grow, cultivate
    b)bacterias/perlas to culture


    inteligencia/memoria to develop;
    artes/interés to encourage
    cultivado,-a adjetivo
    1 Agr cultivated
    2 (con cultura) cultured, refined
    cultivar verbo transitivo
    1 to cultivate, farm
    2 Biol to culture
    ' cultivado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cultivada
    English:
    cultivated
    - homegrown
    - organic
    * * *
    cultivado, -a adj
    1. [terreno] cultivated
    2. [persona] cultivated, cultured
    * * *
    cultivado, -da adj
    1) : cultivated, farmed
    2) : cultured

    Spanish-English dictionary > cultivado

  • 7 cultivar un don

    (v.) = cultivate + gift
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    * * *
    (v.) = cultivate + gift

    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cultivar un don

  • 8 cultivar1

    1 = cultivate, grow, till, grow + Plantas, grow + crops.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. Thus, for example, various books on growing different flowers should be close to one another when arranged on shelves in accordance with the classification scheme.
    Ex. Chapter 5 will focus on staffing issues and opportunities -- the roots and substance of a properly tilled organizational garden.
    Ex. Sugar beet is grown in a variety of locations and under a variety of agronomic conditions within the UK.
    Ex. Even in mathematics the examples are all practical, rooted in the garden behind the school where the children grow crops.
    ----
    * cultivar la tierra = farm + land, grow + crops.
    * cultivar los hábitos de lectura = cultivate + reading habits.
    * cultivar plantaciones = grow + crops.
    * cultivarse = grow.
    * cultivar un don = cultivate + gift.
    * zona sin cultivar = wildland.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cultivar1

  • 9 culto1

    1 = literate, cultivated, educated, well educated [well-educated], highbrow [high-brow], highbrow [high-brow], cultured, refined.
    Ex. Unsupported by any other teaching methods, browsing is not, of course enough to make children into literate readers.
    Ex. So the narrator's style has to be articulate, cultivated, correct, steady.
    Ex. This impressive work, which serves educated adults and serious students, intends to be a comprehensive, authoritative compendium of the world's most important knowledge and information.
    Ex. This class is conservative in politics, aristocratic in social affairs, and characteristically well-bred, well-educated, well-housed, and well-heeled.
    Ex. The lowly chow of the rural poor has gone highbrow.
    Ex. People with a grade-school education, most of whose reading choices are in the low-brow category, cannot and do not easily read material written for the high-brow or even the increasingly college-trained middle-brow.
    Ex. She is not just lissome and beautiful, but also cultured, artful, expressive, and energetic.
    Ex. At that time, the Europeans were quite definitely the barbarians, whereas the Arabs were considered refined and civilised.
    ----
    * menos cultos, los = less literate, the.
    * poco culto = unenlightened.

    Spanish-English dictionary > culto1

  • 10 desamparo

    m.
    abandonment (abandono).
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: desamparar.
    * * *
    1 (abandono) abandonment, desertion
    2 (falta de ayuda) helplessness
    \
    en desamparo abandoned, helpless
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=acto) desertion, abandonment
    2) (=estado) helplessness
    3) (=cese) cessation
    * * *
    masculino neglect
    * * *
    = dereliction, defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].
    Ex. The energy crisis & the environmental crisis are rooted not in a stony ground of technological intractability, but in irresponsibility & dereliction.
    Ex. She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.
    * * *
    masculino neglect
    * * *
    = dereliction, defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].

    Ex: The energy crisis & the environmental crisis are rooted not in a stony ground of technological intractability, but in irresponsibility & dereliction.

    Ex: She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.

    * * *
    neglect
    el desamparo en el que vive esta ancianita the state of neglect in which this old lady lives
    * * *

    Del verbo desamparar: ( conjugate desamparar)

    desamparo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    desamparó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    desamparar    
    desamparo
    desamparo sustantivo masculino
    neglect
    desamparar verbo transitivo
    1 to abandon, desert
    2 Jur to renounce, relinquish
    desamparo sustantivo masculino helplessness
    ' desamparo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    forlorn
    * * *
    [abandono] abandonment; [aflicción] helplessness;
    niños que viven en el más absoluto desamparo children who live in a state of total neglect
    * * *
    m neglect
    * * *
    1) : abandonment, neglect
    2) : helplessness

    Spanish-English dictionary > desamparo

  • 11 desarrollar

    v.
    1 to develop (mejorar) (crecimiento, país).
    desarrolló un sexto sentido para las finanzas she developed o acquired a sixth sense for money
    El orador desarrolló el tema The orator developed the subject.
    El programador desarrolla sistemas The programmer develops systems.
    2 to expound, to explain (exponer) (teoría, tema, fórmula).
    ¿podrías desarrollar esa idea un poco más? could you expand on that idea a little more?
    3 to carry out (realizar) (actividad, trabajo).
    4 to expand (Mat).
    5 to unroll, to unfold.
    El camarero desarrolló la alfombra The waiter unrolled the rug.
    6 to train.
    7 to rear, to raise.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to develop
    2 (deshacer un rollo) to unroll, unfold
    3 (exponer) to expound, explain
    4 (llevar a cabo) to carry out
    5 MATEMÁTICAS to expand, develop
    1 (crecer) to develop
    2 (transcurrir) to take place
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ economía, industria, mercado] to develop
    2) (=explicar) [+ teoría, tema, punto] to develop
    3) (=realizar) [+ trabajo, proyecto] to carry out; [+ técnica, método] to develop
    4) [+ capacidad, músculos, memoria] to develop
    5) (Mec)
    6) (Mat) [+ ecuación, función] to expand

    desarolló bien el problema pero no llegó a la soluciónhe applied the correct method o working but failed to find the solution, he worked through the problem correctly but failed to find the solution

    7) (=desenrollar) [+ algo enrollado] to unroll; [+ algo plegado] to unfold, open (out)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <facultad/inteligencia> to develop; < músculos> to develop, build up
    b) <industria/comercio> to develop
    c) <teoría/plan> to develop
    2)
    a) ( exponer) <teoría/tema> to explain
    b) ( llevar a cabo) <actividad/labor> to carry out; < plan> to put into practice
    3) (Chi) (Fot) to develop
    2.
    1) cuerpo/planta to develop, grow; pueblo/economía to develop; teoría/idea to develop, evolve
    2) acto/entrevista/escena to take place
    * * *
    = cultivate, develop, evolve, work out, realise [realize, -USA], flesh out, come along, stitch together.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. Various large abstracting and indexing co-operative ventures or networks have developed their own formats.
    Ex. Virtually all software packages offer the purchaser the opportunity to evolve a record format which suits a specific application.
    Ex. The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex. Librarians, information scientists, and keepers of the archives have to realise the meaning of the so-called electronic library (e-library).
    Ex. The modern world has seen two documentary disciplines -- library science and archival science -- arise and flesh out a theory, methodology, and practice.
    Ex. However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex. Adolescence is a time when teens 'start to stitch together a personal culture: the things they like to do with their time'.
    ----
    * acontecimientos + desarrollarse = events + unfold.
    * desarrollar al máximo = develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * desarrollar aun más = take + one stage further, progress + one stage further, carry + one stage further, develop + one stage further, take + a step further, extend + one step further, carry + one step further, take + one step further, develop + further.
    * desarrollar el amor a/por = build + a love of.
    * desarrollar el carácter de Uno = build + Posesivo + character.
    * desarrollar el instinto para = develop + a nose for.
    * desarrollar el potencial de Algo = develop + potential, develop + Posesivo + (full) potential, achieve + Posesivo + potential, achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * desarrollar la capacidad de = gain in + the ability to.
    * desarrollar las capacidades = fulfil + potential.
    * desarrollar las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * desarrollar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * desarrollarse = proceed, grow, build up, burgeon, unfold, grow up, come up, shape up.
    * desarrollarse a uno mismo = self-actualise [self-actualize, -USA].
    * desarrollarse demasiado pronto = peak + too early.
    * desarrollarse en un sentido determinado = develop along + lines.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * desarrollar una definición = explode + definition.
    * desarrollar una destreza = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desarrollar una idea = amplify + idea.
    * desarrollar una personalidad propia = develop + identity.
    * desarrollar una técnica = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * desarrollar un proyecto = develop + project.
    * lograr desarrollar el potencial de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * que permite desarrollar menús de consulta = menu-making.
    * que se desarrollan = at play.
    * que se está desarrollando = evolving.
    * seguir desarrollando = develop + further.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <facultad/inteligencia> to develop; < músculos> to develop, build up
    b) <industria/comercio> to develop
    c) <teoría/plan> to develop
    2)
    a) ( exponer) <teoría/tema> to explain
    b) ( llevar a cabo) <actividad/labor> to carry out; < plan> to put into practice
    3) (Chi) (Fot) to develop
    2.
    1) cuerpo/planta to develop, grow; pueblo/economía to develop; teoría/idea to develop, evolve
    2) acto/entrevista/escena to take place
    * * *
    = cultivate, develop, evolve, work out, realise [realize, -USA], flesh out, come along, stitch together.

    Ex: Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.

    Ex: Various large abstracting and indexing co-operative ventures or networks have developed their own formats.
    Ex: Virtually all software packages offer the purchaser the opportunity to evolve a record format which suits a specific application.
    Ex: The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex: Librarians, information scientists, and keepers of the archives have to realise the meaning of the so-called electronic library (e-library).
    Ex: The modern world has seen two documentary disciplines -- library science and archival science -- arise and flesh out a theory, methodology, and practice.
    Ex: However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex: Adolescence is a time when teens 'start to stitch together a personal culture: the things they like to do with their time'.
    * acontecimientos + desarrollarse = events + unfold.
    * desarrollar al máximo = develop + Nombre + to its full potential.
    * desarrollar aun más = take + one stage further, progress + one stage further, carry + one stage further, develop + one stage further, take + a step further, extend + one step further, carry + one step further, take + one step further, develop + further.
    * desarrollar el amor a/por = build + a love of.
    * desarrollar el carácter de Uno = build + Posesivo + character.
    * desarrollar el instinto para = develop + a nose for.
    * desarrollar el potencial de Algo = develop + potential, develop + Posesivo + (full) potential, achieve + Posesivo + potential, achieve + Posesivo + full potential.
    * desarrollar la capacidad de = gain in + the ability to.
    * desarrollar las capacidades = fulfil + potential.
    * desarrollar las posibilidades = live up to + Posesivo + potential.
    * desarrollar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * desarrollarse = proceed, grow, build up, burgeon, unfold, grow up, come up, shape up.
    * desarrollarse a uno mismo = self-actualise [self-actualize, -USA].
    * desarrollarse demasiado pronto = peak + too early.
    * desarrollarse en un sentido determinado = develop along + lines.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * desarrollar una definición = explode + definition.
    * desarrollar una destreza = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desarrollar una idea = amplify + idea.
    * desarrollar una personalidad propia = develop + identity.
    * desarrollar una técnica = develop + skill, build + skill.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * desarrollar un proyecto = develop + project.
    * lograr desarrollar el potencial de Algo = achieve + Posesivo + full potential, achieve + Posesivo + potential.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * que permite desarrollar menús de consulta = menu-making.
    * que se desarrollan = at play.
    * que se está desarrollando = evolving.
    * seguir desarrollando = develop + further.

    * * *
    vt
    A
    1 ‹facultad/inteligencia› to develop; ‹músculos› to develop, build up
    tiene el sentido del olfato muy desarrollado it has a very highly developed sense of smell
    2 ‹industria/comercio› to develop
    3 (ampliar, desenvolver) ‹idea/teoría/plan› to develop
    B
    1 (exponer) ‹teoría/idea› to explain, expound ( frml); ‹tema› to explain
    2 ( Mat) to develop
    3 (llevar a cabo) ‹actividad/labor› to carry out; ‹plan› to put into practice
    C
    «coche/motor»: desarrolla una velocidad de … it can reach a speed of …
    desarrolla 75 caballos it develops o generates 75 horsepower
    D ( Chi) ( Fot) to develop
    A
    1 (crecer) «niño/cuerpo/planta» to develop, grow
    2 «adolescente» to develop, go through puberty
    3 «pueblo/industria/economía» to develop
    4 «teoría/idea» to develop, evolve
    B «acto/entrevista» to take place
    habrá que esperar a ver cómo se desarrollan los acontecimientos we shall have to wait and see how things develop o turn out
    la acción se desarrolla en una aldea gallega the action unfolds o takes place in a Galician village
    * * *

     

    desarrollar ( conjugate desarrollar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( en general) to develop
    2
    a) ( exponer) ‹teoría/tema to explain

    b) ( llevar a cabo) ‹actividad/labor to carry out

    desarrollarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( en general) to develop
    2 [acto/entrevista/escena] to take place
    desarrollar verbo transitivo
    1 to develop: ha desarrollado su musculatura desde que hace deporte, he has become more muscular since he started doing sport
    (un proyecto, teoría) han desarrollado un nuevo modelo de ordenador portátil, they've developed a new type of portable computer
    2 (exponer con mayor detalle) to explain
    ' desarrollar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    explotar
    English:
    amplify
    - brain
    - build up
    - develop
    - evolve
    - open up
    - work out
    - expand
    - realize
    * * *
    vt
    1. [mejorar] [economía, capacidades, musculatura] to develop;
    desarrolló un sexto sentido para las finanzas she developed o acquired a sixth sense for money
    2. [exponer] [tema] to explain, to develop;
    [teoría] to expound, to develop;
    ¿podrías desarrollar esa idea un poco más? could you expand on that idea a little more?
    3. [realizar] [actividad, trabajo, proyecto] to carry out
    4. [crear] [prototipos, técnicas, estrategias] to develop
    5. [velocidad]
    esta moto desarrolla los 200 kilómetros por hora this bike can reach a speed of 200 kilometres an hour
    6. Mat [término] to expand;
    [ecuación, problema] to solve, to work out
    * * *
    v/t
    1 develop
    2 tema explain
    3 trabajo carry out
    * * *
    : to develop
    * * *
    1. (en general) to develop
    2. (realizar) to carry out [pt. & pp. carried]

    Spanish-English dictionary > desarrollar

  • 12 desde la antigüedad

    Ex. The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.
    * * *

    Ex: The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde la antigüedad

  • 13 desprotección

    f.
    lack of protection, exposure.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=falta de protección) vulnerability, defencelessness, defenselessness (EEUU)
    2) (Jur) lack of legal protection
    3) (Inform) deprotection
    * * *
    femenino lack of protection
    * * *
    = defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].
    Ex. She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.
    * * *
    femenino lack of protection
    * * *
    = defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].

    Ex: She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.

    * * *
    lack of protection
    menores en situación de desprotección minors in a vulnerable situation
    la desprotección legal de las madres solteras the lack of legal protection for single mothers
    * * *
    f vulnerability

    Spanish-English dictionary > desprotección

  • 14 educado

    adj.
    1 educated, cultured.
    2 polite, well-behaved, refined, well-bred.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: educar.
    * * *
    1 polite
    * * *
    (f. - educada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=de buenos modales) well-mannered, polite; (=instruido) cultivated

    mal educado(=de malos modales) ill-mannered; (=grosero) rude

    * * *
    - da adjetivo polite, well-mannered
    * * *
    Ex. One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
    ----
    * bien educado = urbane.
    * mal educado = impolite.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo polite, well-mannered
    * * *

    Ex: One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.

    * bien educado = urbane.
    * mal educado = impolite.

    * * *
    educado -da
    ‹adulto› polite, well-mannered
    un niño bien educado a well-mannered o well brought-up o polite child
    * * *

    Del verbo educar: ( conjugate educar)

    educado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    educado    
    educar
    educado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    polite, well-mannered
    educar ( conjugate educar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (Educ) to educate, teach


    ciudadanos to educate
    2oído/voz to train
    educarse verbo pronominal ( hacer los estudios) to be educated
    educado,-a adj (cortés) polite: es un niño muy bien/mal educado, he's a very well-mannered/rude boy
    educar verbo transitivo
    1 (criar) to raise
    2 (enseñar) to educate
    3 (un sentido, la voz) to train: debería educar el oído, she should train her ear
    ' educado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparte
    - considerada
    - considerado
    - correcta
    - correcto
    - educada
    - formal
    - reducirse
    - roto
    English:
    civil
    - courteous
    - good
    - ill-mannered
    - polite
    - well-behaved
    - well-bred
    - well-brought-up
    - well-mannered
    - civilized
    - discerning
    - discriminating
    - trained
    - well
    * * *
    educado, -a adj
    [cortés] polite, well-mannered;
    bien educado well-bred, well-mannered;
    mal educado rude, ill-mannered
    * * *
    I adj polite, well-mannered;
    bien educado polite, well-mannered;
    mal educado rude, ill-mannered
    II parteducar
    * * *
    educado, -da adj
    : polite, well-mannered
    * * *
    educado adj polite

    Spanish-English dictionary > educado

  • 15 explotable

    adj.
    workable, exploitable.
    * * *
    1 (mina) exploitable, workable
    2 (terreno) which can be farmed, which can be cultivated
    * * *
    ADJ exploitable, that can be exploited
    * * *
    Ex. Information must be viewed as a precious public asset to be leveraged for the benefit of society as a whole, not as an exploitable economic commodity for the monetary gain of a few = La información debería verse como un valor público precioso que se debe usar en beneficio de toda la sociedad, no como un artículo de consumo explotable económicamente para que unos pocos ganen dinero.
    * * *

    Ex: Information must be viewed as a precious public asset to be leveraged for the benefit of society as a whole, not as an exploitable economic commodity for the monetary gain of a few = La información debería verse como un valor público precioso que se debe usar en beneficio de toda la sociedad, no como un artículo de consumo explotable económicamente para que unos pocos ganen dinero.

    * * *
    exploitable, workable
    * * *
    exploitable
    * * *
    adj
    1 MIN terreno, mina workable, exploitable
    2 bosque, fig
    exploitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > explotable

  • 16 firme

    adj.
    1 firm.
    2 solid.
    3 resolute.
    ¡firmes! (military) attention!
    4 single-minded, firm.
    5 secure, strong, firm.
    adv.
    hard.
    mantenerse firme en to hold fast to
    se mantuvo firme en su actitud he refused to give way, he stood his ground
    m.
    road surface.
    pres.subj.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: firmar.
    * * *
    1 (estable) firm, steady
    2 (color) fast
    1 (pavimento) road surface
    1 hard
    \
    de firme hard
    en firme firm
    estar en lo firme to be in the right
    ¡firmes! MILITAR attention!
    mantenerse firme figurado to hold one's ground
    * * *
    adj.
    1) firm
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [mesa, andamio] steady; [terreno] firm, solid
    2) [paso] firm, steady; [voz] firm; [mercado, moneda] steady; [candidato] strong
    3) [amistad, apoyo] firm, strong; [decisión, convicción] firm

    estar en lo firme to be in the right

    4) [sentencia] final
    5) (Mil)

    ¡firmes! — attention!

    ponerse firmesto come o stand to attention

    2.
    ADV hard
    3.
    SM (Aut) road surface

    firme del suelo — (Arquit) rubble base (of floor)

    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) <escalera/silla/mesa> steady

    pisar terreno firmeto be on safe o firm o solid ground

    con paso/pulso firme — with a firm step/steady hand

    de firme<estudiar/trabajar> hard

    b) ( color) fast
    c) < candidato> strong
    2) (Mil)

    en posición de firmesstanding at o (BrE) to attention

    3)
    a) < persona> firm

    se mantuvo firme — (ante las presiones, el enemigo) she stood her ground

    me mantuve firme en mi postura/idea — I stuck o kept to my position/idea

    b) (delante del n) <creencia/convicción> firm
    II
    masculino road surface
    * * *
    = firm [firmer -comp., firmest -sup.], powerful, sound [sounder -comp., soundest -sup.], strong [stronger -comp., strongest -sup.], uncompromising, steadfast, assertive, adamant, taut [tauter -comp., tautest -sup.], tight [tighter -comp., tightest -sup.], uncompromised, staunch [stanch, -USA], rock solid, unswerving, toned.
    Ex. Full consideration of the above factors should form a firm basis for the design of an effective thesaurus or list of subject headings.
    Ex. Because DOBIS/LIBIS integrates the authority files into the cataloguing process, it provides a unique and very powerful authority file facility.
    Ex. Thus the scheme has a sound organisational backing.
    Ex. In fact, the 1979 index figures show a strong contrast between the hardback and paperback turnovers, with the hardback market being down and the paperback market up.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex. I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex. The point is that even our most adamant, conservative faculty members are slowly dribbling in and saying, 'Could you add our name to your selective dissemination of information service?'.
    Ex. While the stencil is held taut, the cylinder is slowly rotated until the bottom edge of the wax sheet can be clamped in position.
    Ex. The platen was lashed up tight to the toe of the spindle by cords which connected hooks at its four corners to another set of hooks at the four lower corners of the hose.
    Ex. The Gazette advocated uncompromised racial equality and viewed the migration as a weapon against oppression.
    Ex. This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex. The numbers in the ad, which are quite eye-opening, are rock-solid.
    Ex. His mistaken assumption that cult heroes are supermen, and his unswerving devotion to an empirical testing of the play impose significant limitations on his account.
    Ex. If you are shorter or have very nice toned legs without veins, scars or dark hair, I say take the skirt up a few inches if you want.
    ----
    * adoptar una postura firme ante una cuestión = take + position on + issue.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * en tierra firme = on dry land.
    * mantener firme = keep + steady, hold in + line, hold + steady.
    * mantenerse firme = stand + Posesivo + ground, stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * permanecer firm = stay in + place.
    * poco firme = tenuous, rocky [rockier -comp., rockiest -sup.].
    * ponerse firme = stand to + attention.
    * senos firmes y de punta = pert breasts.
    * sobre suelo firme = on firm footing.
    * terreno firme = safe ground, solid ground.
    * tierra firme = solid ground.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) <escalera/silla/mesa> steady

    pisar terreno firmeto be on safe o firm o solid ground

    con paso/pulso firme — with a firm step/steady hand

    de firme<estudiar/trabajar> hard

    b) ( color) fast
    c) < candidato> strong
    2) (Mil)

    en posición de firmesstanding at o (BrE) to attention

    3)
    a) < persona> firm

    se mantuvo firme — (ante las presiones, el enemigo) she stood her ground

    me mantuve firme en mi postura/idea — I stuck o kept to my position/idea

    b) (delante del n) <creencia/convicción> firm
    II
    masculino road surface
    * * *
    = firm [firmer -comp., firmest -sup.], powerful, sound [sounder -comp., soundest -sup.], strong [stronger -comp., strongest -sup.], uncompromising, steadfast, assertive, adamant, taut [tauter -comp., tautest -sup.], tight [tighter -comp., tightest -sup.], uncompromised, staunch [stanch, -USA], rock solid, unswerving, toned.

    Ex: Full consideration of the above factors should form a firm basis for the design of an effective thesaurus or list of subject headings.

    Ex: Because DOBIS/LIBIS integrates the authority files into the cataloguing process, it provides a unique and very powerful authority file facility.
    Ex: Thus the scheme has a sound organisational backing.
    Ex: In fact, the 1979 index figures show a strong contrast between the hardback and paperback turnovers, with the hardback market being down and the paperback market up.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex: I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex: The point is that even our most adamant, conservative faculty members are slowly dribbling in and saying, 'Could you add our name to your selective dissemination of information service?'.
    Ex: While the stencil is held taut, the cylinder is slowly rotated until the bottom edge of the wax sheet can be clamped in position.
    Ex: The platen was lashed up tight to the toe of the spindle by cords which connected hooks at its four corners to another set of hooks at the four lower corners of the hose.
    Ex: The Gazette advocated uncompromised racial equality and viewed the migration as a weapon against oppression.
    Ex: This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex: The numbers in the ad, which are quite eye-opening, are rock-solid.
    Ex: His mistaken assumption that cult heroes are supermen, and his unswerving devotion to an empirical testing of the play impose significant limitations on his account.
    Ex: If you are shorter or have very nice toned legs without veins, scars or dark hair, I say take the skirt up a few inches if you want.
    * adoptar una postura firme ante una cuestión = take + position on + issue.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * en tierra firme = on dry land.
    * mantener firme = keep + steady, hold in + line, hold + steady.
    * mantenerse firme = stand + Posesivo + ground, stick to + Posesivo + guns.
    * permanecer firm = stay in + place.
    * poco firme = tenuous, rocky [rockier -comp., rockiest -sup.].
    * ponerse firme = stand to + attention.
    * senos firmes y de punta = pert breasts.
    * sobre suelo firme = on firm footing.
    * terreno firme = safe ground, solid ground.
    * tierra firme = solid ground.

    * * *
    A
    1 ‹escalera/silla/mesa› steady
    edificar sobre terreno firme to build on solid ground
    tenemos que asegurarnos de que pisamos terreno firme we must make sure that we're not treading on dangerous ground
    tener las carnes firmes to have a firm body
    se acercó con paso firme he approached with a determined o firm step
    con pulso firme with a firm o steady hand
    una oferta en firme a firm offer
    un fallo a firme an enforceable o executable judgment
    de firme hard
    estudiar de firme to study hard
    2 (color) fast
    3 ‹candidato› strong
    B ( Mil):
    ¡firmes! attention!
    estaban en posición de firmes they were standing to attention
    C
    1 ‹persona› firm
    tienes que mostrarte más firme con él you have to be firmer with him
    se mantuvo firme she remained firm, she stood her ground, she did not waver
    2 ( delante del n) ‹creencia/convicción› firm
    su firme apoyo a los detenidos their firm support for the prisoners
    D ( Per fam) (excelente) excellent, brilliant ( colloq)
    road surface
    firme deslizante slippery surface
    ( Chi fam)
    la firme the truth
    te diré la firme I'll be honest with you o I'll tell you the truth
    * * *

     

    Del verbo firmar: ( conjugate firmar)

    firmé es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

    firme es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

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

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

    Multiple Entries:
    firmar    
    firme
    firmar ( conjugate firmar) verbo transitivo/intransitivo
    to sign
    firme adjetivo
    1escalera/silla/mesa steady;

    con paso/pulso firme with a firm step/steady hand;
    una oferta en firme a firm offer;
    de firme ‹estudiar/trabajar hard
    2 (Mil):
    ¡firmes! attention!

    3
    a) persona firm;


    me mantuve firme en mi idea I stuck o kept to my idea
    b) ( delante del n) ‹creencia/convicción firm

    firmar verbo transitivo to sign
    firme
    I adjetivo
    1 firm: se mantuvo firme ante la oposición, she stood firm against the opposition
    II m (pavimento de carretera) road surface
    III adv (con constancia) firm, firmly, hard
    IV excl Mil ¡firmes! attention!
    ♦ Locuciones: de firme, firm, hard
    en firme, definitive
    ' firme' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hasta
    - inquebrantable
    - plantarse
    - pulso
    - roca
    - terrestre
    - actitud
    - enérgico
    - paso
    - postura
    - propósito
    - tierra
    English:
    adamant
    - assertive
    - deploy
    - exploit
    - fast
    - firm
    - govern
    - hard
    - hold
    - land
    - name
    - secure
    - self-assertion
    - self-assertive
    - shaky
    - shore
    - solid
    - steadfast
    - steady
    - stiff
    - stout
    - strong
    - surface
    - unsteady
    - unwavering
    - wonky
    - attention
    - decisive
    - definite
    - ground
    - intention
    - march
    - sound
    - sure
    - unbending
    - wobbly
    * * *
    adj
    1. [fuerte, sólido] firm;
    [andamio, construcción] stable; [pulso] steady; [paso] resolute;
    tiene unos principios muy firmes she has very firm principles, she's extremely principled;
    tiene la firme intención de resolver el problema she fully intends to solve the problem, she has every intention of solving the problem;
    llovió de firme durante varias horas it rained hard for several hours
    2. [argumento, base] solid;
    trabaja de firme en el nuevo proyecto she's working full-time on the new project;
    una respuesta en firme a definite answer;
    quedamos en firme para el miércoles we are definitely agreed on Wednesday;
    tenemos un acuerdo en firme para intercambiar información we have a firm agreement to exchange information
    3. [carácter, actitud] resolute;
    hay que mostrarse firme con los empleados you have to be firm with the workers;
    Fam
    poner firme a alguien to bring sb into line
    4. Mil
    ¡firmes! attention!;
    en la posición de firmes standing to attention
    nm
    road surface;
    firme en mal estado [en letrero] uneven road surface
    adv
    hard;
    mantenerse firme en to hold fast to;
    se mantuvo firme en su actitud he refused to give way, he stood his ground
    * * *
    I adj
    1 firm; ( estable) steady; ( sólido) solid;
    2 MIL
    :
    ¡ firmes! attention!;
    poner firme a alguien fig fam take a firm line with s.o.
    II m pavement, Br
    road surface
    III adv
    :
    trabajar firme work hard
    * * *
    firme adj
    1) : firm, resolute
    2) : steady, stable
    * * *
    firme1 adj
    1. (estable) steady [comp. steadier; superl. steadiest]
    2. (constante) firm
    firme2 n road surface

    Spanish-English dictionary > firme

  • 17 fomentar

    v.
    1 to encourage, to foster.
    2 to promote, to boost, to advance, to be conducive to.
    Ella alienta un ideal She fosters=nurtures an ideal.
    * * *
    1 to promote, encourage, foster
    * * *
    verb
    1) to foster, promote
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ desarrollo, investigación, ahorro, inversión, participación] to encourage; [+ turismo, industria] to promote, boost; [+ competitividad, producción] to boost; [+ odio, violencia] to foment
    2) (Med) to foment, warm
    3) (=incubar)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <industria/turismo> to promote; <ahorro/inversión> to encourage, boost; <disturbio/odio> to incite, foment (frml)

    hay que fomentarles el gusto por la músicaone has to foster o encourage an interest in music in them

    2) (Med) to foment
    * * *
    = advance, boost, cultivate, encourage, foster, further, nurture, promote, abet, foment, spur, elicit, stimulate, drive.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado drove, participio driven.
    Ex. In addition to continuing and advancing programs begun prior to his directorship, Mr. Welsh has initiated the Cataloging in Publication program (CIP).
    Ex. If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex. Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex. A common catalogue encourages users to regard the different information carrying media as part of range of media.
    Ex. Among Mr. Welsh's professional activities and accomplishments are his successful efforts to foster an increased two-way communication between LC's Processing Department and his professional colleagues in the field.
    Ex. IFLA's International Office for Universal Bibliographic Control was established in order to further international control of bibliographic records.
    Ex. Studying the leisure reading preferences of teens can help library media specialists develop collections and programs that nurture a lifelong love of reading.
    Ex. Initially, it is necessary that the scheme be published and available for purchase, and that its use is generally promoted.
    Ex. This article questions the pricing policies of some publishers for journals suggesting that librarians have inadvertently aided and abetted them in some cases.
    Ex. The formats that emerge can be used by libraries, publishers, and information utilities worldwide to convert printed works to electronic forms or to create original works in electric format, and thus foment the creation of networked electronic library collections.
    Ex. Spurred by press comments on dumping of withdrawn library books in rubbish skips, Birkerd Library requested the Ministry of Culture's permission to sell withdrawn materials.
    Ex. This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex. An alertness to work in related fields may stimulate creativity in disseminating ideas from one field of study to another, for both the researcher and the manager.
    Ex. The notation 796.33 is used for sporst involving an inflated ball propelled ( driven) by foot.
    ----
    * fomentar apoyo = build + support.
    * fomentar el conocimiento = advance + knowledge.
    * fomentar el debate = foster + discussion.
    * fomentar el interés = raise + interest, foster + interest.
    * fomentar interés = build + interest.
    * fomentar la competencia = cultivate + competition.
    * fomentar la lectura = promote + reading.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <industria/turismo> to promote; <ahorro/inversión> to encourage, boost; <disturbio/odio> to incite, foment (frml)

    hay que fomentarles el gusto por la músicaone has to foster o encourage an interest in music in them

    2) (Med) to foment
    * * *
    = advance, boost, cultivate, encourage, foster, further, nurture, promote, abet, foment, spur, elicit, stimulate, drive.
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado drove, participio driven.

    Ex: In addition to continuing and advancing programs begun prior to his directorship, Mr. Welsh has initiated the Cataloging in Publication program (CIP).

    Ex: If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex: Such familiarity can be cultivated with experience, and will consider the following features of data bases.
    Ex: A common catalogue encourages users to regard the different information carrying media as part of range of media.
    Ex: Among Mr. Welsh's professional activities and accomplishments are his successful efforts to foster an increased two-way communication between LC's Processing Department and his professional colleagues in the field.
    Ex: IFLA's International Office for Universal Bibliographic Control was established in order to further international control of bibliographic records.
    Ex: Studying the leisure reading preferences of teens can help library media specialists develop collections and programs that nurture a lifelong love of reading.
    Ex: Initially, it is necessary that the scheme be published and available for purchase, and that its use is generally promoted.
    Ex: This article questions the pricing policies of some publishers for journals suggesting that librarians have inadvertently aided and abetted them in some cases.
    Ex: The formats that emerge can be used by libraries, publishers, and information utilities worldwide to convert printed works to electronic forms or to create original works in electric format, and thus foment the creation of networked electronic library collections.
    Ex: Spurred by press comments on dumping of withdrawn library books in rubbish skips, Birkerd Library requested the Ministry of Culture's permission to sell withdrawn materials.
    Ex: This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex: An alertness to work in related fields may stimulate creativity in disseminating ideas from one field of study to another, for both the researcher and the manager.
    Ex: The notation 796.33 is used for sporst involving an inflated ball propelled ( driven) by foot.
    * fomentar apoyo = build + support.
    * fomentar el conocimiento = advance + knowledge.
    * fomentar el debate = foster + discussion.
    * fomentar el interés = raise + interest, foster + interest.
    * fomentar interés = build + interest.
    * fomentar la competencia = cultivate + competition.
    * fomentar la lectura = promote + reading.

    * * *
    fomentar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹industria› to promote; ‹turismo› to promote, encourage, boost; ‹ahorro/inversión› to encourage, boost; ‹disturbio/odio› to incite, foment ( frml)
    hay que fomentarles el gusto por la música one has to foster o encourage an interest in music in them
    2 (fundar) to found
    B ( Med) to foment
    * * *

     

    fomentar ( conjugate fomentar) verbo transitivoindustria/turismo to promote;
    ahorro/inversión to encourage, boost;
    disturbio/odio to incite, foment (frml);
    interés/afición to encourage
    fomentar verbo transitivo to promote
    ' fomentar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alimentar
    English:
    boost
    - develop
    - encourage
    - foster
    - promote
    - stir up
    - advance
    - whip
    * * *
    1. [favorecer] to encourage, to promote;
    medidas para fomentar el ahorro measures to encourage saving;
    una campaña para fomentar la lectura a campaign to encourage o promote reading
    2. Carib, Méx [organizar] to open, to set up
    * * *
    v/t solidaridad foster; COM promote; rebelión foment, incite
    * * *
    1) : to foment, to stir up
    2) promover: to promote, to foster
    * * *
    fomentar vb to promote

    Spanish-English dictionary > fomentar

  • 18 granado

    adj.
    1 full of seeds, grainy, seedy.
    2 notably eminent, notable, well-known and excellent.
    3 mature.
    m.
    pomegranate tree, pomegranate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: granar.
    * * *
    1 pomegranate tree
    ————————
    1→ link=granar granar
    1 (maduro) mature, ripened, of a certain age
    2 (ilustre) illustrious
    1 pomegranate tree
    \
    el más granado / lo más granado the finest
    * * *
    I
    SM (=árbol) pomegranate tree
    II
    ADJ
    1) (=selecto) choice, select; (=notable) distinguished
    2) (=maduro) mature; (=alto) full-grown, tall
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo select
    II
    masculino pomegranate tree
    * * *
    Ex. The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.
    ----
    * más granado de la sociedad, lo = cream of society, the.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo select
    II
    masculino pomegranate tree
    * * *

    Ex: The pomegranate tree is native from Iran to the Himalayas and has been cultivated since ancient times throughout the Mediterranean region.

    * más granado de la sociedad, lo = cream of society, the.

    * * *
    granado1 -da
    select
    lo más granado de la sociedad the cream of society
    pomegranate tree
    * * *

    Del verbo granar: ( conjugate granar)

    granado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    granado    
    granar
    granado,-a
    I adjetivo best, topmost: a la exposición vino lo más granado del mundillo cultural, the foremost members of the cultural set came to the exhibition
    II m Bot pome granate tree
    ' granado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    granada
    * * *
    granado, -a
    adj
    [notable] prominent;
    acudió lo más granado de la localidad the cream of local society attended;
    la exposición reúne lo más granado del artista the exhibition brings together all the artist's major works
    nm
    pomegranate tree
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( destacado) select;
    lo más granado de fig the cream of
    2 ( maduro) mature
    II m BOT pomegranate tree
    * * *
    granado, -da adj
    1) distinguido: distinguished
    2) : choice, select

    Spanish-English dictionary > granado

  • 19 incapacitar

    v.
    1 to disqualify (sujeto: circunstancias) (para ejercer cargos, votar).
    2 to disqualify (sujeto juez) (para ejercer cargos, votar).
    3 to incapacitate, to unfit, to hamstring, to disable.
    El accidente incapacitó a Ricardo The accident incapacitated Richard.
    Su falso testimonio incapacitó a María The false testimony incapacitated Mary.
    * * *
    1 (impedir) to incapacitate
    2 DERECHO to disqualify
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=invalidar) to incapacitate, handicap
    2) (Jur) to disqualify ( para for)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo enfermedad to incapacitate
    * * *
    Ex. She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo enfermedad to incapacitate
    * * *

    Ex: She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.

    * * *
    vt
    1 «enfermedad» to incapacitate
    la lesión lo incapacita para el desempeño de su trabajo the injury has left him unfit for work
    2 ( Der) to disqualify
    ■ incapacitar
    vi
    to incapacitate
    * * *

    incapacitar ( conjugate incapacitar) verbo transitivo [ enfermedad] to incapacitate;

    incapacitar verbo transitivo
    1 to incapacitate, disable: una depresión lo incapacitó temporalmente para el trabajo, he was temporarily unfit for work due to a depression
    2 (legalmente) to disqualify, make unfit [para, for]

    ' incapacitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    imposibilitar
    English:
    disqualify
    - incapacitate
    * * *
    1. [sujeto: circunstancias] [para trabajar] to render unfit ( para for);
    su lesión en la columna lo incapacita para el deporte de competición his spinal injury makes him unable to participate in competitive sport
    2. Der [sujeto: circunstancias] [para ejercer cargos, votar] to disqualify ( para from); [sujeto: juez] [para ejercer cargos, votar] to disqualify, to declare disqualified ( para from); [para trabajar] to declare unfit ( para for o to)
    * * *
    v/t JUR disqualify
    * * *
    1) : to incapacitate, to disable
    2) : to disqualify

    Spanish-English dictionary > incapacitar

  • 20 indefensión

    f.
    helplessness, defenselessness, lack of protection, lack of proper defense.
    * * *
    1 defencelessness
    * * *
    SF defencelessness, defenselessness (EEUU)
    * * *
    femenino defenselessness*
    * * *
    = defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].
    Ex. She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.
    * * *
    femenino defenselessness*
    * * *
    = defencelessnes [defenselessness, -USA].

    Ex: She cultivated vulnerability in order to refute the argument that woman's natural defenselessness incapacitated her for public speaking.

    * * *
    defenselessness*
    se hallaban en un estado de total indefensión they were totally defenseless
    * * *
    defencelessness;
    * * *
    f defenselessness, Br
    defencelessness

    Spanish-English dictionary > indefensión

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  • cultivated — adj. 1. marked by refinement in taste and manners; as, cultivated tastes in art. Syn: civilized, cultured, genteel, polite. [WordNet 1.5] 2. used for raising crops; of land or soil. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultivated — cultivated; un·cultivated; …   English syllables

  • cultivated — cultivated, cultured are both used to mean ‘having refined tastes and manners and a good education’, but they part company in other meanings. Cultivated distinguishes a crop raised in a garden from one growing wild; and cultured is used of pearls …   Modern English usage

  • cultivated — [kul′tə vāt΄id] adj. 1. prepared and used for growing crops; tilled [cultivated land] 2. grown by cultivation: opposed to WILD (sense 1) 3. trained and developed; refined; cultured …   English World dictionary

  • cultivated — index civil (polite), literate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cultivated — cul|ti|vat|ed [ˈkʌltıveıtıd] adj 1.) someone who is cultivated is intelligent and knows a lot about music, art, literature etc ▪ a highly cultivated man 2.) cultivated land is land that is used for growing crops or plants ▪ cultivated fields 3.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cultivated — adjective 1 someone who is cultivated is intelligent and knows a lot about music, art, literature etc: It was a pleasure to talk to such a cultivated audience. 2 land that is cultivated is used for growing crops or plants: cultivated fields 3… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cultivated — Cultivate Cul ti*vate (k?l t? v?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cultivated} ( v? t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cultivating} ( v? t?ng).] [LL. cultivatus, p. p. of cultivare to cultivate, fr. cultivus cultivated, fr. L. cultus, p. p. of colere to till,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cultivated — cul|ti|vat|ed [ kʌltı,veıtəd ] adjective 1. ) a cultivated person is well educated and knows how to behave politely: a cultivated man/voice/accent 2. ) cultivated land is used for growing crops or plants a ) developed from wild crops or plants… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cultivated — [[t]kʌ̱ltɪveɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as cultivated, you mean they are well educated and have good manners. [FORMAL] His mother was an elegant, cultivated woman. Syn: refined 2) ADJ: ADJ n Cultivated plants have been… …   English dictionary

  • cultivated — UK [ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtɪd] / US [ˈkʌltɪˌveɪtəd] adjective 1) a cultivated person is well educated and knows how to behave politely a cultivated man/voice/accent 2) cultivated land is used for growing crops or plants 3) developed from wild crops or plants …   English dictionary

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