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  • 1 Premio Nobel

    m.
    1 Nobel Prize, Nobel Prize award.
    2 Nobel Prize, person who won a Nobel Prize, Nobel Prize winner, Nobel laureate.
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    Nobel prize
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    ( galardón) Nobel Prize; ( galardonado) Nobel Prize winner
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    (n.) = Nobel Prize, Nobel laureate
    Ex. Two of its devotees shared a Nobel Prize last December.
    Ex. A library endowment was set up to acquire a collection by and about Nobel laureates.
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    ( galardón) Nobel Prize; ( galardonado) Nobel Prize winner
    * * *
    (n.) = Nobel Prize, Nobel laureate

    Ex: Two of its devotees shared a Nobel Prize last December.

    Ex: A library endowment was set up to acquire a collection by and about Nobel laureates.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Premio Nobel

  • 2 Senado

    m.
    senate.
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    1 senate
    2 figurado (reunión) assembly
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    noun m.
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    SM
    1) (Pol) senate
    2) (=reunión) assembly, gathering
    SENADO The Senado is the Upper Chamber of the Spanish Parliament. Approximately 80% of its 256 members acquire their seats in the general elections while the remaining 20% are nominated by each of the Autonomous Regions (Comunidades Autónomas). Like the Congreso de los Diputados, the term of office for the Senado is no longer than four years.
    See:
    ver nota culturelle CONGRESO DE LOS DIPUTADOS in congreso
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    masculino ( cámara alta) senate; ( edificio) senate, senate building o (AmE) house
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    ----
    * Senado, el = Senate, the.
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    masculino ( cámara alta) senate; ( edificio) senate, senate building o (AmE) house
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    el Senado
    = Senate, the

    Ex: The copyright law was tabled in the Senate in June 79 and the 2nd reading debate was adjourned to enable public comment.

    * Senado, el = Senate, the.
    * * *
    The upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales (↑ corte a1), and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.
    The Senado 's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados (↑ congreso a1) and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.
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    senado sustantivo masculino
    senate
    senado sustantivo masculino senate
    ' senado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cámara
    English:
    senate
    * * *
    senado nm
    1. [asamblea] senate
    2. [edificio] senate, US senate house
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    m senate
    * * *
    senado nm
    : senate
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    senado n senate

    Spanish-English dictionary > Senado

  • 3 a la fuerza

    by force
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    = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily
    Ex. Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.
    Ex. The quantity of scientific information available must of necessity grow with the increasing number of scientists doing research in an increasing number of disciplines.
    Ex. This film tells the moving story of the more than 40,000 Koreans who were forcibly conscripted as laborers by the Japanese during the Second World War.
    Ex. The government may, by agreement or compulsorily, acquire any historic monument for the purpose of securing its protection.
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    = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily

    Ex: Do not pull a book from the shelf by forcefully tugging the top of the spine.

    Ex: The quantity of scientific information available must of necessity grow with the increasing number of scientists doing research in an increasing number of disciplines.
    Ex: This film tells the moving story of the more than 40,000 Koreans who were forcibly conscripted as laborers by the Japanese during the Second World War.
    Ex: The government may, by agreement or compulsorily, acquire any historic monument for the purpose of securing its protection.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la fuerza

  • 4 acicalar

    v.
    1 to do up.
    2 to embellish, to dress, to brush up, to adorn.
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    1 to smarten up
    1 to dress up, smarten up
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    1. VT
    1) [+ persona] to dress up, bedeck
    2) [+ metal] to polish, burnish, shine
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    = spruce up, embellish, tart up, groom, smarten up, smarten.
    Ex. The city itself has also been spruced up for the centenary, with in particular a thorough refurbishment of the city's main street = A la propia ciudad se le ha dado un lavado de cara para el centenario, especialmente con una completa remodelación de la avenida principal.
    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex. Car manufacturers are also tarting up their vehicles with all sorts of things that distract you from watching the road.
    Ex. Never has there been a greater interest in grooming pubic hair than there is today.
    Ex. Smarten up your kitchen with this handy wooden kitchen roll holder.
    Ex. Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.
    * * *
    = spruce up, embellish, tart up, groom, smarten up, smarten.

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

    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex: Car manufacturers are also tarting up their vehicles with all sorts of things that distract you from watching the road.
    Ex: Never has there been a greater interest in grooming pubic hair than there is today.
    Ex: Smarten up your kitchen with this handy wooden kitchen roll holder.
    Ex: Whereas a couple of generations ago an antique chair might have been smartened by the addition of yet another coat of paint, now those same layers of paint are being removed.

    * * *
    vt
    to do up, to spruce up
    * * *
    1) pulir: to polish
    2) : to dress up, to adorn

    Spanish-English dictionary > acicalar

  • 5 además de

    prep.
    in addition to, besides, plus, aside from.
    Le di mantequilla además de pan I gave him butter in addition to bread.
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    as well as, in addition to
    además de gordo es feo as well as being fat, he's ugly
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    besides, as well as
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    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention
    Ex. A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex. In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex. And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex. In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex. Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex. All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex. Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex. The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex. Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex. Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex. Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex. UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.
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    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention

    Ex: A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.

    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex: In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex: And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex: In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex: Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex: All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex: Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex: The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex: Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex: Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex: Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex: UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > además de

  • 6 adornar

    v.
    1 to decorate.
    2 to adorn.
    Ellos adornaron la estancia They adorned the room.
    Ella adornó la verdad She adorned the truth.
    3 to be decorative.
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
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    1 to adorn, decorate
    2 figurado to embellish
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    verb
    1) to adorn, decorate
    2) trim
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    VT
    1) (=decorar) to adorn, decorate (de with)
    (Cos) to trim (de with) (Culin) to garnish (de with)
    2) [+ persona] (=dotar) to endow, bless (de with)
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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
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    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.
    Ex. This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
    Ex. He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex. Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex. Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex. Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex. The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex. The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex. Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex. The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.
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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <habitación/sombrero/comida> to decorate
    b) <relato/discurso> to embellish
    c) flores/banderas to adorn
    2.
    adornarse v pron (refl) <cabeza/pelo> to adorn
    * * *
    = embroider, deck out, ornament, adorn, stud, embellish, grace, trim, drape, ornate.

    Ex: This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.

    Ex: He was described as 'a self-important, self-righteous blowhard, puffing his filthy pipe, patches on the elbows of his well-worn tweed jacket, decked out in the cliche costume of the shabby liberal icon'.
    Ex: Then, from about 1830, the covering material was further ornamented in an embossing machine = Entonces, aproximadamente a partir de 1830, el material de la cubierta se adornaba aún más con la ayuda de una máquina de estampar en relieve.
    Ex: Florence used the occasion to boost its international prestige by creating a triumphal arch adorned with inscriptions and sculptures.
    Ex: Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex: The greatest living theoretician of descriptive cataloging, Professor Seymour Lubetzky, graced our library with his brilliance, insight, and fierce dedication to the integrity of the catalog.
    Ex: The scarf can be knit with pockets at the end to keep their hands toasty or trimmed with bobbles for a funky look.
    Ex: Classrooms were draped with cloth and garlanded with lattices and vines.
    Ex: The bottom of the map is ornated with a large decorative allegoric city view of Stralsund flanked by two sea monsters.

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    adornar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 «persona» ‹habitación› to decorate; ‹vestido/sombrero› to trim, decorate; ‹plato/comida› to garnish, decorate
    adornaron la iglesia con flores they decorated o ( liter) decked the church with flowers
    2 ‹relato/discurso› to embellish
    3 «flores/banderas» to adorn
    las banderas que adornan la fachada del hotel the flags which adorn the facade of the hotel
    las virtudes/cualidades que lo adornan ( liter); the virtues/qualities with which he is blessed ( liter)
    ( refl):
    los domingos se adornan y salen de paseo on Sundays they get dressed up and go out for a stroll
    se adornó los brazos con pulseras she adorned her arms with bracelets
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    adornar ( conjugate adornar) verbo transitivo
    a)habitación/sombrero/comida to decorate

    b)relato/discurso to embellish

    c) [flores/banderas] to adorn

    adornarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ‹cabeza/pelo to adorn
    adornar verbo transitivo to adorn, decorate
    ' adornar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cinta
    - peineta
    - purpurina
    English:
    adorn
    - deck
    - decorate
    - embellish
    - embroider
    - garnish
    - hang
    - trim
    - festoon
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    vt
    1. [decorar] to decorate;
    adornó la habitación con cuadros she decorated o hung the room with paintings
    2. [aderezar] to adorn ( con with);
    adornó el relato con florituras del lenguaje she embellished the story with fancy language
    vi
    to be decorative;
    hace falta algo que adorne we need to add some sort of decorative touch
    * * *
    v/t decorate
    * * *
    decorar: to decorate, to adorn
    * * *
    adornar vb to decorate

    Spanish-English dictionary > adornar

  • 7 adornitos

    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such ' bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    * * *

    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such ' bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adornitos

  • 8 adquirir

    v.
    1 to acquire, to purchase.
    Ricardo adquirió un televisor nuevo Richard acquired a new television set.
    Silvia adquirió experiencia Silvia acquired experience.
    2 to acquire (conseguir) (conocimientos, hábito, cultura).
    3 to incur in, to fall into.
    María adquirió una deuda Mary incurred in a debt.
    4 to get.
    5 to gain in.
    Elsa adquirió peso Elsa gained in weight.
    * * *
    (i changes to ie in stressed syllables)
    Present Indicative
    adquiero, adquieres, adquiere, adquirimos, adquirís, adquieren.
    Present Subjunctive
    adquiera, adquieras, adquiera, adquiramos, adquiráis, adquieran.
    Imperative
    adquiere (tú), adquiera (él/Vd.), adquiramos (nos.), adquirid (vos.), adquieran (ellos/Vds.).
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    verb
    1) to acquire, gain
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    VT
    1) (=comprar) [+ vivienda, billete] to purchase; (Econ) [+ derechos, acciones, empresa] to acquire, purchase
    2) (=conseguir) [+ cultura, conocimientos, dinero] to acquire; [+ fama] to gain, achieve
    3) (=adoptar) [+ costumbre] to adopt; [+ carácter, identidad] to take on, acquire; [+ nacionalidad] to acquire, obtain; [+ compromiso] to undertake; [+ color] to take on

    la palabra "enchufe" adquirió el sentido que todos conocemos — the word "enchufe" took on o acquired the sense we are all familiar with

    * * *
    verbo transitivo to acquire, obtain

    adquiera su nuevo coche antes del día 30purchase o buy your new car before the 30th

    adquirió renombre internacionalhe attained o achieved international renown

    * * *
    = acquire, assume, purchase, buy, attain, call + Nombre + Posesivo + own.
    Ex. Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.
    Ex. A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.
    Ex. This mode of publication permits special libraries to purchase relevant parts and facilitates revision at a later date.
    Ex. Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.
    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. This 12-room penthouse of the newly renovated Mark Hotel is up for sale but it will cost you a princely sum to call it your own.
    ----
    * adquirir conocimiento = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge.
    * adquirir experiencia = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on).
    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * adquirir ímpetu = pick up + speed.
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * adquirir una idea = gain + impression.
    * adquirir una nueva dimensión = take on + new dimension.
    * adquirir un gusto por = get + a taste for.
    * adquirir un nuevo significado = take on + new dimension.
    * adquirir un valor añadido = take on + added weight.
    * gusto que se adquiere con el tiempo = acquired taste.
    * voz + adquirir + tono = voice + take on + quality.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to acquire, obtain

    adquiera su nuevo coche antes del día 30purchase o buy your new car before the 30th

    adquirió renombre internacionalhe attained o achieved international renown

    * * *
    = acquire, assume, purchase, buy, attain, call + Nombre + Posesivo + own.

    Ex: Many libraries have special collections of foreign, unpublished or unusual materials which include items unlikely to be acquired by other libraries.

    Ex: A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.
    Ex: This mode of publication permits special libraries to purchase relevant parts and facilitates revision at a later date.
    Ex: Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.
    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: This 12-room penthouse of the newly renovated Mark Hotel is up for sale but it will cost you a princely sum to call it your own.
    * adquirir conocimiento = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge.
    * adquirir experiencia = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on).
    * adquirir fama = achieve + notoriety.
    * adquirir ímpetu = pick up + speed.
    * adquirir importancia = assume + importance, attain + importance, come up, take on + added weight, gain + significance, move up + the agenda, gain + importance, gain in + importance.
    * adquirir importancia histórica = make + history, go down in + history.
    * adquirir una idea = gain + impression.
    * adquirir una nueva dimensión = take on + new dimension.
    * adquirir un gusto por = get + a taste for.
    * adquirir un nuevo significado = take on + new dimension.
    * adquirir un valor añadido = take on + added weight.
    * gusto que se adquiere con el tiempo = acquired taste.
    * voz + adquirir + tono = voice + take on + quality.

    * * *
    vt
    ‹artículo/propiedad› to acquire, obtain; ‹cultura/conocimientos› to acquire; ‹experiencia› to gain, acquire; ‹nacionalidad› to acquire, obtain; ‹lengua› to acquire
    ha adquirido el 13% de las acciones de Bianco he has acquired o obtained o purchased 13% of Bianco's shares
    adquiera su nuevo coche antes del día 30 purchase o buy your new car before the 30th
    ha adquirido renombre internacional he has attained o achieved international renown
    con el tiempo ha ido adquiriendo madurez y aplomo over the years he has gained in maturity and assurance
    derechos adquiridos vested o acquired rights
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    adquirir ( conjugate adquirir) verbo transitivocasa/coche to acquire, obtain;
    ( comprar) to purchase, buy;
    conocimientos/colección/fortuna to acquire;
    fama to attain, achieve;
    experiencia to gain;

    adquirir verbo transitivo
    1 to acquire
    2 frml (comprar) to purchase

    ' adquirir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    carta
    - contagiarse
    - empeñarse
    - iniciarse
    - soltarse
    - adquiera
    - agarrar
    - asentar
    - cobrar
    - coger
    - compromiso
    - ganar
    - hábito
    - hacer
    - tomar
    - vale
    English:
    acquire
    - come by
    - edition
    - gain
    - mail order
    - form
    - lapse
    - pick
    - purchase
    - take
    * * *
    1. [comprar] to acquire, to purchase;
    ya es posible adquirir pasajes de avión a través de Internet you can now buy air tickets on the Internet;
    adquirieron el 51 por ciento de las acciones de la empresa they acquired a 51 percent shareholding in the company
    2. [conseguir] [conocimientos, hábito, cultura] to acquire;
    [éxito, popularidad] to achieve; [libertad, experiencia] to gain; [fortuna] to acquire, to come by; [nacionalidad] to obtain;
    adquirió una reputación de inflexibilidad he gained o acquired a reputation for inflexibility;
    adquirieron el compromiso de ayudarse mutualmente they committed themselves to helping each other
    * * *
    v/t
    1 acquire
    2 ( comprar) buy, purchase fml
    * * *
    adquirir {4} vt
    1) : to acquire, to gain
    2) comprar: to purchase
    * * *
    1. (llegar a tener) to acquire
    2. (comprar) to buy [pt. & pp. bought]

    Spanish-English dictionary > adquirir

  • 9 adquirir conocimiento

    (v.) = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge
    Ex. Search strategies may be amended to take account of knowledge gained about a subject and its literature as the search progresses.
    Ex. Serials may be sought by title as part of specific search for a given part of a periodical, or used for current awareness where each new issue is a means of updating the knowledge gleaned from the first.
    Ex. Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex. Reading about the country in this relaxed way helps the student to build up a background knowledge of attitudes, assumptions and feelings.
    * * *
    (v.) = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge

    Ex: Search strategies may be amended to take account of knowledge gained about a subject and its literature as the search progresses.

    Ex: Serials may be sought by title as part of specific search for a given part of a periodical, or used for current awareness where each new issue is a means of updating the knowledge gleaned from the first.
    Ex: Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex: Reading about the country in this relaxed way helps the student to build up a background knowledge of attitudes, assumptions and feelings.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adquirir conocimiento

  • 10 adquirir experiencia

    v.
    to acquire experience, to become versed, to gain experience, to get experience.
    * * *
    (v.) = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on)
    Ex. As the library gains experience with its vendors, these claim categories should be updated and the vendor records changed to reflect the delivery lags.
    Ex. This is a useful collection of essays, particularly for graduate students and high-powered undergraduates cutting their teeth on Aristotle.
    * * *
    (v.) = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on)

    Ex: As the library gains experience with its vendors, these claim categories should be updated and the vendor records changed to reflect the delivery lags.

    Ex: This is a useful collection of essays, particularly for graduate students and high-powered undergraduates cutting their teeth on Aristotle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adquirir experiencia

  • 11 aficionarse a

    v.
    to take a liking to, to acquire a taste for, to become enthusiastic about, to become fond of.
    * * *
    = acquire + a taste for, develop + a taste for.
    Ex. He quickly took a liking to American clothing stores and acquired a taste for fast-food restaurants.
    Ex. Babies can be made to develop a taste for fruits and vegetables early if their mothers eat these foods while breastfeeding.
    * * *
    = acquire + a taste for, develop + a taste for.

    Ex: He quickly took a liking to American clothing stores and acquired a taste for fast-food restaurants.

    Ex: Babies can be made to develop a taste for fruits and vegetables early if their mothers eat these foods while breastfeeding.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aficionarse a

  • 12 afición

    f.
    1 fondness, affection, fancy, liking.
    2 fans.
    3 hobby.
    * * *
    1 (inclinación) liking, penchant
    2 (ahínco) interest, zeal
    3 la afición the fans plural, the supporters plural
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) fondness, liking, taste
    2) hobby, pastime
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=apego) fondness, liking (a for)
    (=inclinación) inclination (a towards)

    cobrar afición a, tomar afición a — to take a liking to

    tener afición a — to like, be fond of

    2) (=pasatiempo) hobby, pastime

    ¿qué aficiones tiene? — what are his interests?

    3)

    la afición — (Dep) the fans

    * * *
    a) (inclinación, gusto) love, liking

    afición a la lectura/música — love of reading/music

    ¿cuáles son tus aficiones? — what are your interests?

    b) (Dep, Taur)
    * * *
    = hobby, penchant, liking.
    Ex. It describes the annual hobby exchanges week for 6th grade pupils at King's Cristian School library, when pupils swap collectable items eg baseball cards, stamps, coins and shells.
    Ex. Our penchant to organize is perhaps as close to a biological imperative as any form of human behavior is likely to come.
    Ex. Sometimes this exchange can be sufficient to reshape our reaction from one of dislike and puzzlement to liking and understanding.
    ----
    * afición de coleccionar = collecting.
    * afición, la = fandom.
    * afición por = fondness for.
    * tomarle afición a = acquire + a taste for, develop + a taste for.
    * * *
    a) (inclinación, gusto) love, liking

    afición a la lectura/música — love of reading/music

    ¿cuáles son tus aficiones? — what are your interests?

    b) (Dep, Taur)
    * * *
    la afición
    (n.) = fandom

    Ex: This is due, in part, to structural similarities between fandom and populism, stressing negative modes of identification and desire to return to a mythic past.

    = hobby, penchant, liking.

    Ex: It describes the annual hobby exchanges week for 6th grade pupils at King's Cristian School library, when pupils swap collectable items eg baseball cards, stamps, coins and shells.

    Ex: Our penchant to organize is perhaps as close to a biological imperative as any form of human behavior is likely to come.
    Ex: Sometimes this exchange can be sufficient to reshape our reaction from one of dislike and puzzlement to liking and understanding.
    * afición de coleccionar = collecting.
    * afición, la = fandom.
    * afición por = fondness for.
    * tomarle afición a = acquire + a taste for, develop + a taste for.

    * * *
    1 (inclinación, gusto) love, liking
    siente/tiene una gran afición por la pintura she has a great love of painting
    afición a la lectura/música love of reading/music
    ¿cuáles son tus aficiones? what are your interests?
    escribe por afición she writes as a hobby
    2 ( Dep, Taur):
    la afición the fans (pl)
    * * *

    afición sustantivo femenino
    a) (inclinación, gusto) love, liking;

    afición a la lectura/música love of reading/music


    c) (Dep, Taur):


    afición sustantivo femenino
    1 liking: tiene una gran afición por la novela policíaca, he is very fond of detective novels
    2 Dep la afición, the fans pl
    ' afición' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    despepitarse
    - gustar
    - inclinación
    - manía
    - vicio
    - decrecer
    - fomentar
    - taurino
    English:
    fondness
    - interest
    - liking
    - hobby
    * * *
    1. [interés] interest, hobby;
    su mayor afición es la lectura his main interest is reading;
    quieren fomentar la afición a la lectura they want to encourage reading for pleasure;
    siente mucha afición por la poesía she has a great love of poetry;
    tiene mucha afición por el marisco he's very partial to seafood, he's a big fan of seafood;
    su afición a la bebida acabó con su salud his fondness of alcohol ruined his health;
    lo hago por afición I do it because I enjoy it
    2.
    la afición [los aficionados] the fans;
    el juego del equipo no convenció a la afición the fans were not impressed by the team's performance
    * * *
    f
    1 love ( por of);
    tomar afición a algo take a liking to sth
    2 pasatiempo pastime, hobby;
    por afición as a hobby
    3
    :
    la afición DEP the fans pl
    * * *
    afición nf, pl - ciones
    1) : enthusiasm, penchant, fondness
    afición al deporte: love of sports
    2) pasatiempo: hobby
    * * *
    1. (interés) interest
    2. (pasatiempo) hobby [pl. hobbies]
    3. (seguidores) fans / supporters

    Spanish-English dictionary > afición

  • 13 afincar

    v.
    1 to buy up real estate; to acquire real property.
    2 to settle.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to settle down, establish oneself
    * * *
    ----
    * afincarse = settle, settle down, set up + camp.
    * * *
    * afincarse = settle, settle down, set up + camp.

    Spanish-English dictionary > afincar

  • 14 agradabilidad

    = pleasantness, likability, congeniality.
    Ex. Nowhere may a man acquire more honor than by taking a part in a work that enlarges the hope of the free world that it may be led in the ways of wisdom, whose 'ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace'.
    Ex. The students also rated each picture's tastefulness, newsworthiness, likability, and powerfulness.
    Ex. He impressed many voters with his congeniality and his call for lower taxes to try to stimulate the economy.
    * * *
    = pleasantness, likability, congeniality.

    Ex: Nowhere may a man acquire more honor than by taking a part in a work that enlarges the hope of the free world that it may be led in the ways of wisdom, whose 'ways are ways of pleasantness and all her paths are peace'.

    Ex: The students also rated each picture's tastefulness, newsworthiness, likability, and powerfulness.
    Ex: He impressed many voters with his congeniality and his call for lower taxes to try to stimulate the economy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agradabilidad

  • 15 aguantable

    adj.
    bearable, tolerable.
    * * *
    1 bearable, tolerable
    * * *
    ADJ bearable, tolerable
    * * *
    = sufferable, bearable, endurable, tolerable.
    Ex. Jefferson stated that 'mankind is more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed'.
    Ex. Contemporary music is most bearable when it is soft and short.
    Ex. Laws must be made endurable or else they will not be obeyed.
    Ex. Findings show that the time spent in the first phase is tolerable.
    * * *
    = sufferable, bearable, endurable, tolerable.

    Ex: Jefferson stated that 'mankind is more disposed to suffer while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed'.

    Ex: Contemporary music is most bearable when it is soft and short.
    Ex: Laws must be made endurable or else they will not be obeyed.
    Ex: Findings show that the time spent in the first phase is tolerable.

    * * *
    bearable
    * * *
    bearable, tolerable
    * * *
    adj bearable

    Spanish-English dictionary > aguantable

  • 16 ahumar

    v.
    1 to smoke.
    2 to fill with smoke (place).
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ AUNAR], like link=aunar aunar
    2 (llenar de humo) to fill with smoke, smoke out
    1 (echar humo) to give off smoke, smoke
    1 (adquirir color) to blacken, turn black; (adquirir olor) to develop a smoky smell; (adquirir sabor) to acquire a smoky taste
    2 familiar (emborracharse) to get drunk
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Culin) to smoke, cure
    2) [+ superficie] to make smoky; [+ sala] to fill with smoke
    3) [+ colmena] to smoke out
    2.
    VI to smoke, give out smoke
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <jamón/pescado> to smoke
    b) < colmena> to smoke out; < habitación> to fill... with smoke
    c) <paredes/techo> to blacken
    2.
    ahumarse v pron
    a) paredes/techo to become blackened
    b) casa/habitación to fill with smoke
    * * *
    = smoke.
    Ex. During the early years of the abalone fishery, abalones were dried and smoked, or canned for export, and sold fresh for local markets.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <jamón/pescado> to smoke
    b) < colmena> to smoke out; < habitación> to fill... with smoke
    c) <paredes/techo> to blacken
    2.
    ahumarse v pron
    a) paredes/techo to become blackened
    b) casa/habitación to fill with smoke
    * * *

    Ex: During the early years of the abalone fishery, abalones were dried and smoked, or canned for export, and sold fresh for local markets.

    * * *
    ahumar [ A23 ]
    vt
    1 ‹jamón/pescado› to smoke
    2 ‹colmena› to smoke out; ‹habitación› to fill … with smoke, smoke out ( colloq)
    3 ‹paredes/techo› to blacken
    1 «paredes/cristal» to become blackened
    2 «casa/habitación» to fill with smoke, get smoked out ( colloq)
    * * *

    ahumar ( conjugate ahumar) verbo transitivo
    a)jamón/pescado to smoke

    b)paredes/techo to blacken

    ahumar verbo transitivo
    1 to smoke
    2 (llenar de humo) to smoke out, to fill with smoke: me estás ahumando con tu cigarro, you're covering me with your cigarette smoke
    ' ahumar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    smoke
    * * *
    vt
    1. [jamón, pescado] to smoke
    2. [lugar] to make all smoky
    * * *
    v/t smoke
    * * *
    ahumar {8} vt
    : to smoke, to cure

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahumar

  • 17 animosidad

    f.
    animosity.
    * * *
    1 animosity, ill will, hostility
    * * *
    SF animosity, ill will
    * * *
    femenino animosity, hostility

    animosidad contra alguienanimosity o hostility toward(s) somebody

    * * *
    = animosity, ill will.
    Ex. Working as a cataloguer and reference librarian helps diminish animosities that may exist between the 2 groups and promotes understanding and cooperation.
    Ex. On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.
    * * *
    femenino animosity, hostility

    animosidad contra alguienanimosity o hostility toward(s) somebody

    * * *
    = animosity, ill will.

    Ex: Working as a cataloguer and reference librarian helps diminish animosities that may exist between the 2 groups and promotes understanding and cooperation.

    Ex: On this theory, people are praiseworthy for acts of good will and blameworthy for acts of ill will or lack of good will.

    * * *
    animosity, hostility, bad feeling
    existe gran animosidad entre nosotros there's a lot of bad feeling o animosity o hostility between us
    animosidad CONTRA algn animosity o hostility o bad feeling TOWARD(S) sb
    * * *

    animosidad sustantivo femenino
    animosity, hostility;
    animosidad contra algn animosity o hostility toward(s) sb
    animosidad sustantivo femenino animosity, hostility, rejection, ill feeling: después de lo que hizo hay bastante animosidad contra él, after what he did there's a certain amount of ill feeling towards him
    ' animosidad' also found in these entries:
    English:
    animosity
    * * *
    animosity;
    existe una gran animosidad entre los dos equipos there's a lot of animosity o bad feeling between the two teams;
    siente animosidad contra los productos de ese país she is ill-disposed towards products from that country
    * * *
    f animosity
    * * *
    animadversión: animosity, ill will

    Spanish-English dictionary > animosidad

  • 18 antes de acostarse

    Ex. Very young children settle easily to storytelling before bed but are less well disposed just after getting up in the morning.
    * * *

    Ex: Very young children settle easily to storytelling before bed but are less well disposed just after getting up in the morning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > antes de acostarse

  • 19 apropiación

    f.
    appropriation, usurpation, incautation, confiscation.
    * * *
    1 appropriation
    \
    * * *

    apropiación ilícita — illegal seizure, misappropriation

    apropiación indebida de fondos — misappropriation of funds, embezzlement

    * * *
    femenino appropriation
    * * *
    Ex. Libraries can acquire material free of charge by gift, various forms of bequest, and appropriation of lost property.
    ----
    * apropiación indebida = misappropriation, embezzlement.
    * * *
    femenino appropriation
    * * *

    Ex: Libraries can acquire material free of charge by gift, various forms of bequest, and appropriation of lost property.

    * apropiación indebida = misappropriation, embezzlement.

    * * *
    appropriation
    Compuesto:
    misappropriation, embezzlement
    * * *
    [incautación, ocupación] appropriation Der apropiación indebida embezzlement
    * * *
    f appropriation
    * * *
    apropiación nf, pl - ciones : appropriation

    Spanish-English dictionary > apropiación

  • 20 archivo

    m.
    1 archive (place).
    2 file (informe, ficha).
    3 file (computing).
    4 file cabinet, filing cabinet.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: archivar.
    * * *
    1 (informe, ficha) file
    2 (documentos) files plural, archives plural
    4 (lugar) archive
    5 (archivador) filing cabinet
    6 figurado (modelo) model, example
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) file
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=sitio) archive, archives pl
    2) (=documentos)

    archivos policiales — police files, police records

    3) (Inform) file
    4)

    de archivo* (=viejo) ancient, out of the ark

    5) And (=oficina) office
    6) Cono Sur, Méx (=cárcel) jail, prison
    * * *
    1) ( local) archive; ( conjunto de documentos) tb

    archivosarchives (pl), archive

    2) (Inf) file
    * * *
    = archive(s), archives, file, filing, filing cabinet, repository, vertical file, archiving, working file, archival institution, archive office.
    Ex. Archives are set of non-current archival documents preserved, with or without selection, by those responsible for their creation or by their successors for their own use or by other organizations because of their enduring value.
    Ex. The organization for the acquisition and preservation of archives and placing them at the disposal of users is known as archives.
    Ex. Information is held in files or databases, which are comprised of records, which in turn are comprised of fields or data items, which again may be comprised of subfields or data elements.
    Ex. The schedule allows the filing of photographs under headings that designate photographic processes or apparatus.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. Repositories have broad mandates to acquire records, including business records, of cultural and historical importance to their respective communities.
    Ex. The fugitive literature of acid rain: making use of nonconventional information sources in a vertical file.
    Ex. Duplicating, archiving, and the option of computerised indexing is also discussed = También se trata de la duplicación, archivo y de la opción de indización automática.
    Ex. The archives contain mainly the Papal working files of other days.
    Ex. Archival institutions are outstripping libraries in the establishment of shops for the curative treatment of holdings.
    Ex. Powys is a very large, thinly populated, mountainous county in Wales where the archive office was established only in 1990.
    ----
    * administración de archivos = archive(s) administration.
    * administrativo encargado de los archivos = file clerk.
    * almacenamiento de archivo = archival storage.
    * archivo administrativo = record office, administrative archives, administrative library.
    * Archivo Británico de Documentos Públicos = British Public Record Office.
    * archivo comprimido = zip file.
    * archivo de datos = database [data base].
    * archivo de documentos administrativos = public record office.
    * archivo de empresa = business archives.
    * archivo de escuela = school records.
    * archivo de funeraria = funeral home library.
    * archivo de imágenes = image archiving, picture file.
    * Archivo del Vaticano, el = Vatican Archives, the, Vatican Archives, the.
    * archivo de oficina = office file.
    * archivo de ordenador = computer file, machine-readable data file.
    * archivo de periódico = news library.
    * archivo de prensa = newspaper morgue.
    * archivo de programas = programme file.
    * archivo de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * archivo de recortes de prensa = newspaper clippings archives.
    * archivo de recursos electrónico = electronic repository [e-repository].
    * archivo de sindicato = trade-union archive.
    * archivo eclesiástico = church register.
    * archivo electrónico = machine-readable data file.
    * archivo estatal = state archive.
    * archivo étnico = ethnic archives.
    * archivo familiar = estate archive.
    * archivo fotográfico = picture archive, photographic library.
    * archivo histórico = historical archives.
    * archivo ministerial = departmental records.
    * archivo municipal = municipal archives, city archive.
    * archivo nacional = national archives.
    * Archivo Nacional Americano = United States National Archives.
    * archivo parlamentario = parliamentary archive(s).
    * archivo parroquial = parish register, parish records.
    * archivo particular = family archive.
    * archivo personal = private archives, personal archive(s), personal records.
    * archivo plano = flat file.
    * archivo presidencial = presidential archive.
    * archivo privado = private archives.
    * archivo provincial = provincial archives.
    * archivo público = public archive.
    * archivo regional = regional archives.
    * archivo senatorial = senatorial papers.
    * archivo sonoro = sound archive.
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * comprimir un archivo = zip + file.
    * Consejo Internacional de Archivos (CIA) = International Council on Archives (ICA).
    * conservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * conservar en archivo = archive.
    * copia de archivo = archival print.
    * de archivo = archival, archive.
    * depósito de archivo = archival depot, archives depot.
    * descomprimir un archivo = unzip + file.
    * Descripción de Archivos Codificada (EAD) = Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
    * descripción de documentos de archivo = archival description.
    * disco de archivo = archival disc.
    * documento de archivo = archival document, archival record, archival file, archival print.
    * gestión de archivos = management of records.
    * gestión de archivos personales = personal archives management, personal records management.
    * grabaciones filmadas de archivo = library footage, stock footage.
    * historia de los archivos = archival history.
    * información de archivo = archival information.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * Manual de Descripción de Archivos = Manual of Archival Description (MAD).
    * material de archivo = archival material, archive material.
    * nombre de archivo = file name.
    * nombre del archivo = data set name.
    * Norma General Internacional para la Descripción de Archivos (ISAD-G) = General International Standard Archival Description (ISAD(G)).
    * Norma Internacional para la Descripción de Archivos (ISAD) = International Standard Archival Description (ISAD).
    * ordenación en archivos = vertical filing.
    * pieza de archivo = archival file.
    * preservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * Programa de Gestión de Registros y Archivos (RAMP) = Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP).
    * reproducción de archivo = archival print.
    * seleccionador de documentación de archivo = archival appraiser.
    * sistema de archivo = archiving system.
    * Sistema de Comunicaciones y de Archivo Fotográfico (PACS) = Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS).
    * unidad de archivos de ordenador múltiples = multi-file item.
    * vida de archivo = archival life.
    * * *
    1) ( local) archive; ( conjunto de documentos) tb

    archivosarchives (pl), archive

    2) (Inf) file
    * * *
    = archive(s), archives, file, filing, filing cabinet, repository, vertical file, archiving, working file, archival institution, archive office.

    Ex: Archives are set of non-current archival documents preserved, with or without selection, by those responsible for their creation or by their successors for their own use or by other organizations because of their enduring value.

    Ex: The organization for the acquisition and preservation of archives and placing them at the disposal of users is known as archives.
    Ex: Information is held in files or databases, which are comprised of records, which in turn are comprised of fields or data items, which again may be comprised of subfields or data elements.
    Ex: The schedule allows the filing of photographs under headings that designate photographic processes or apparatus.
    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: Repositories have broad mandates to acquire records, including business records, of cultural and historical importance to their respective communities.
    Ex: The fugitive literature of acid rain: making use of nonconventional information sources in a vertical file.
    Ex: Duplicating, archiving, and the option of computerised indexing is also discussed = También se trata de la duplicación, archivo y de la opción de indización automática.
    Ex: The archives contain mainly the Papal working files of other days.
    Ex: Archival institutions are outstripping libraries in the establishment of shops for the curative treatment of holdings.
    Ex: Powys is a very large, thinly populated, mountainous county in Wales where the archive office was established only in 1990.
    * administración de archivos = archive(s) administration.
    * administrativo encargado de los archivos = file clerk.
    * almacenamiento de archivo = archival storage.
    * archivo administrativo = record office, administrative archives, administrative library.
    * Archivo Británico de Documentos Públicos = British Public Record Office.
    * archivo comprimido = zip file.
    * archivo de datos = database [data base].
    * archivo de documentos administrativos = public record office.
    * archivo de empresa = business archives.
    * archivo de escuela = school records.
    * archivo de funeraria = funeral home library.
    * archivo de imágenes = image archiving, picture file.
    * Archivo del Vaticano, el = Vatican Archives, the, Vatican Archives, the.
    * archivo de oficina = office file.
    * archivo de ordenador = computer file, machine-readable data file.
    * archivo de periódico = news library.
    * archivo de prensa = newspaper morgue.
    * archivo de programas = programme file.
    * archivo de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * archivo de recortes de prensa = newspaper clippings archives.
    * archivo de recursos electrónico = electronic repository [e-repository].
    * archivo de sindicato = trade-union archive.
    * archivo eclesiástico = church register.
    * archivo electrónico = machine-readable data file.
    * archivo estatal = state archive.
    * archivo étnico = ethnic archives.
    * archivo familiar = estate archive.
    * archivo fotográfico = picture archive, photographic library.
    * archivo histórico = historical archives.
    * archivo ministerial = departmental records.
    * archivo municipal = municipal archives, city archive.
    * archivo nacional = national archives.
    * Archivo Nacional Americano = United States National Archives.
    * archivo parlamentario = parliamentary archive(s).
    * archivo parroquial = parish register, parish records.
    * archivo particular = family archive.
    * archivo personal = private archives, personal archive(s), personal records.
    * archivo plano = flat file.
    * archivo presidencial = presidential archive.
    * archivo privado = private archives.
    * archivo provincial = provincial archives.
    * archivo público = public archive.
    * archivo regional = regional archives.
    * archivo senatorial = senatorial papers.
    * archivo sonoro = sound archive.
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * comprimir un archivo = zip + file.
    * Consejo Internacional de Archivos (CIA) = International Council on Archives (ICA).
    * conservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * conservar en archivo = archive.
    * copia de archivo = archival print.
    * de archivo = archival, archive.
    * depósito de archivo = archival depot, archives depot.
    * descomprimir un archivo = unzip + file.
    * Descripción de Archivos Codificada (EAD) = Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
    * descripción de documentos de archivo = archival description.
    * disco de archivo = archival disc.
    * documento de archivo = archival document, archival record, archival file, archival print.
    * gestión de archivos = management of records.
    * gestión de archivos personales = personal archives management, personal records management.
    * grabaciones filmadas de archivo = library footage, stock footage.
    * historia de los archivos = archival history.
    * información de archivo = archival information.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * Manual de Descripción de Archivos = Manual of Archival Description (MAD).
    * material de archivo = archival material, archive material.
    * nombre de archivo = file name.
    * nombre del archivo = data set name.
    * Norma General Internacional para la Descripción de Archivos (ISAD-G) = General International Standard Archival Description (ISAD(G)).
    * Norma Internacional para la Descripción de Archivos (ISAD) = International Standard Archival Description (ISAD).
    * ordenación en archivos = vertical filing.
    * pieza de archivo = archival file.
    * preservación de archivos = archival preservation.
    * Programa de Gestión de Registros y Archivos (RAMP) = Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP).
    * reproducción de archivo = archival print.
    * seleccionador de documentación de archivo = archival appraiser.
    * sistema de archivo = archiving system.
    * Sistema de Comunicaciones y de Archivo Fotográfico (PACS) = Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS).
    * unidad de archivos de ordenador múltiples = multi-file item.
    * vida de archivo = archival life.

    * * *
    A
    1 (local) archive
    archivos archives (pl), archive
    los archivos de la policía the police files o records
    Compuesto:
    picture library
    B ( Inf) file
    Compuestos:
    zip file
    signature file
    swap file
    source file
    archivo or fichero de autoridad
    ( Inf, Ling) authority file
    master file
    archivo MP3 or emepetres
    MP3 file
    archivo zip or ( AmL tb) zipeado
    zip file
    * * *

     

    Del verbo archivar: ( conjugate archivar)

    archivo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    archivó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    archivar    
    archivo
    archivar ( conjugate archivar) verbo transitivo documentos to file;
    investigación/asunto› ( por un tiempo) to shelve;
    ( para siempre) to close the file on
    archivo sustantivo masculino
    a) ( local) archive;

    ( conjunto de documentos) tb

    los archivos de la policía the police files o records
    b) (Inf) file

    archivar verbo transitivo
    1 (guardar) to file (away)
    2 (considerar concluido) to shelve
    3 Inform to save
    archivo sustantivo masculino
    1 (documento) file
    2 (archivador) filing cabinet
    3 (edificio, lugar) archives pl: me pasé la mañana entera en el archivo municipal, I spent the morning at the city archives
    ' archivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    filmoteca
    - borrar
    - constar
    - FTP
    - kárdex
    English:
    file
    - record
    - archive
    - mug
    * * *
    1. [lugar] archive;
    TV
    imágenes de archivo library pictures
    el Archivo de Indias = archive in Seville storing documents relating to the administration of Spain's colonial empire
    2. [documentos] archives
    3. Informát file
    archivo adjunto attachment;
    archivo ejecutable executable file;
    archivo invisible invisible file;
    archivo oculto hidden file;
    archivo temporal temporary file;
    archivo de texto text file
    * * *
    m
    1 archive
    2 INFOR file
    * * *
    1) : file
    2) : archive, archives pl
    * * *
    archivo n (de policía, informática) file

    Spanish-English dictionary > archivo

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