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  • 1 Doctor (Dr.)

    = Doctor (Dr.), doctor (MD), doctor.
    Ex. He is the recipient of the Margaret Man Citation, the Beta Phi Award for good teaching and the honorary Doctor of Laws from UCLA.
    Ex. This programme aims to put doctors and nurses back in the driving seat in managing their resources and information.
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    ----
    * doctor en medicina = medical doctor.
    * doctor honoris causa = honorary doctorate, doctor honoris causa, doctoral honorary degree.
    * título de doctor = doctor's degree, doctoral degree.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Doctor (Dr.)

  • 2 Enciclopedia Británica, la

    = Encyclopaedia Britannica, the, Britannica, the
    Ex. Like the young reader who complained to the reference librarian that the Encyclopaedia Britannica told her more about crocodiles than she wanted to know, most enquirers have a pretty good idea when they have got enough for their needs.
    Ex. On the negative side, the Britannica's complicated arrangement will continue to disconcert some users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Enciclopedia Británica, la

  • 3 aluminio

    m.
    aluminium (British), aluminum (United States).
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    1 aluminium, US aluminum
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM aluminium, aluminum (EEUU)

    papel de aluminio — cooking foil, kitchen foil, silver foil

    * * *
    masculino aluminum (AmE), aluminium (BrE)
    * * *
    = aluminium, aluminum.
    Ex. Different enquirers might ask for this subject in quite different ways -- eg, is there anything on 'TV advertising of aluminium pressure-cookers'?.
    Ex. The aluminum coating on the disc oxidises over time resulting in an unreadable disc.
    ----
    * industria del aluminio, la = aluminium industry, the.
    * papel de aluminio = aluminium foil, tinfoil [tin foil], kitchen foil, aluminum foil.
    * * *
    masculino aluminum (AmE), aluminium (BrE)
    * * *
    = aluminium, aluminum.

    Ex: Different enquirers might ask for this subject in quite different ways -- eg, is there anything on 'TV advertising of aluminium pressure-cookers'?.

    Ex: The aluminum coating on the disc oxidises over time resulting in an unreadable disc.
    * industria del aluminio, la = aluminium industry, the.
    * papel de aluminio = aluminium foil, tinfoil [tin foil], kitchen foil, aluminum foil.

    * * *
    aluminum ( AmE), aluminium ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    aluminio sustantivo masculino
    aluminum (AmE), aluminium (BrE)
    aluminio sustantivo masculino aluminium, US aluminum
    ' aluminio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    papel
    English:
    aluminium
    - foil
    - silver foil
    - silver paper
    - tinfoil
    - aluminum
    - silver
    - tin
    * * *
    Quím Br aluminium, US aluminum aluminio anodizado anodized Br aluminium o US aluminum
    * * *
    m aluminum, Br
    aluminium;
    papel de aluminio aluminum foil
    * * *
    : aluminum
    * * *
    aluminio n aluminium

    Spanish-English dictionary > aluminio

  • 4 angustioso

    adj.
    distressful, anguished, agonizing, distressing.
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    1 (situación) distressing, worrying; (mirada) anguished
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    (f. - angustiosa)
    adj.
    1) anguished, distressed
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    ADJ
    1) (=angustiado) [sensación] distressed, anguished; [voz, mirada] anguished
    2) (=agobiante) [habitación, espacio] oppressive; [problema, recuerdo, situación] distressing
    3) (=doloroso) (lit) agonizing; (fig) heartbreaking
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < situación> distressing; <mirada/grito> anguished
    * * *
    = harrowing, agonising [agonizing, -USA], agonised [agonized, -USA], distressing, gut-wrenching, nightmarish.
    Ex. See Michael R. Booth, 'English Melodrama', for further details of this harrowing tale.
    Ex. Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an ' agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex. He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex. It really is distressing to observe in some libraries the casual and perfunctory way in which enquirers obviously seeking help are treated as persons.
    Ex. In these gut-wrenching times it's important to know who the strongest, healthiest providers are to keep your money out of harm's way!.
    Ex. It was the drugs that made me mad: Jane was anorexic, but the treatment prescribed pushed her over the edge for 22 nightmarish years.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < situación> distressing; <mirada/grito> anguished
    * * *
    = harrowing, agonising [agonizing, -USA], agonised [agonized, -USA], distressing, gut-wrenching, nightmarish.

    Ex: See Michael R. Booth, 'English Melodrama', for further details of this harrowing tale.

    Ex: Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an ' agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex: He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex: It really is distressing to observe in some libraries the casual and perfunctory way in which enquirers obviously seeking help are treated as persons.
    Ex: In these gut-wrenching times it's important to know who the strongest, healthiest providers are to keep your money out of harm's way!.
    Ex: It was the drugs that made me mad: Jane was anorexic, but the treatment prescribed pushed her over the edge for 22 nightmarish years.

    * * *
    ‹situación› distressing; ‹mirada/grito› anguished
    * * *

    angustioso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹ situación distressing;


    mirada/grito anguished
    angustioso,-a adjetivo distressing
    ' angustioso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    angustiosa
    - desesperante
    English:
    distressing
    - nerve-racking
    - agonizing
    - harrowing
    * * *
    angustioso, -a adj
    [espera] anxious; [situación, noticia] distressing
    * * *
    adj agonizing
    * * *
    angustioso, -sa adj
    1) : anguished, distressed
    2) : distressing, worrisome

    Spanish-English dictionary > angustioso

  • 5 avestruz

    m.
    ostrich.
    la política/táctica del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
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    1 ostrich
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=ave) ostrich
    2) LAm * (=imbécil) dimwit *, idiot
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    ----
    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * * *
    masculino ostrich
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * esconder la cabeza como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.
    * hacer como el avestruz = bury + Posesivo + head in the sand (like an ostrich), stick + Posesivo + head in the sand.

    * * *
    ostrich
    * * *

    avestruz sustantivo masculino
    ostrich
    avestruz sustantivo masculino ostrich
    ' avestruz' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ostrich
    * * *
    ostrich;
    la política del avestruz burying one's head in the sand
    * * *
    m ZO ostrich;
    del avestruz política, táctica head-in-the-sand atr
    * * *
    avestruz nm, pl - truces : ostrich
    * * *
    avestruz n ostrich [pl. ostriches]

    Spanish-English dictionary > avestruz

  • 6 barbería

    f.
    1 barber's shop, barber's, barber shop, barbershop.
    2 barber's trade.
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    1 barber's shop, barber's
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=peluquería) barber's, barber's shop
    2) (=arte) hairdressing
    * * *
    femenino barber's (shop)
    * * *
    Ex. Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.
    * * *
    femenino barber's (shop)
    * * *

    Ex: Sometimes librarians have to explain to enquirers who will almost certainly not believe them that ostriches do not put their heads in the sand, that in Britain at least, doctors do not take the Hippocratic oath, and that both the yeti and Sweeney Todd's baber's shop are fiction.

    * * *
    barber's, barber's shop
    * * *

    barbería sustantivo femenino
    barber's (shop)
    * * *
    barber's (shop), US barbershop
    * * *
    f barber’s shop
    * * *
    barbería n barber's

    Spanish-English dictionary > barbería

  • 7 brusco

    adj.
    1 sudden, abrupt.
    2 snappish, gruff, rude, blunt.
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    1 (repentino) sudden
    2 (persona) brusque, abrupt
    * * *
    (f. - brusca)
    adj.
    1) sudden, abrupt
    2) brusque, rough
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=repentino) [descenso, curva, declive] sharp; [movimiento] sudden; [cambio] abrupt, sudden
    2) (=grosero) [actitud, porte] curt, brusque; [comentario] rude
    2.
    SM (Bot) butcher's broom
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt
    b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; < respuesta> curt, brusque
    * * *
    = abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].
    Ex. She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.
    Ex. There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
    Ex. The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
    Ex. She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex. He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex. A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex. The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    ----
    * brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
    * cambio brusco = flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo
    a) <movimiento/cambio> abrupt, sudden; <subida/descenso> sharp, sudden, abrupt
    b) <carácter/modales> rough; <tono/gesto> brusque, abrupt; < respuesta> curt, brusque
    * * *
    = abrasive, abrupt, curt, gruff, blunt, short, short-tempered, off-hand [offhand].

    Ex: She wanted to say: 'You are a conceited, obstinate, inflexible, manipulative, pompous, close-minded, insensitive, abrasive, opinionated, platitudinous oaf!'.

    Ex: There were abrupt fluctuations in his output from one week to the next.
    Ex: The young man pointed to him and said in a sharp, curt tone: 'Let me see your briefcase'.
    Ex: She is a controversial figure, and has a reputation for being direct and gruff.
    Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex: He first spotted trouble when she started being short with users and so he solved the problem by scaling back her workload.
    Ex: A medical doctor had told him that the reason why women have faster pulse beats is because they are short-tempered.
    Ex: The osteopath was accused of being off-hand with a female patient and not putting her at ease.
    * brusca y repentinamente = summarily.
    * cambio brusco = flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.

    * * *
    brusco -ca
    1 ‹movimiento/cambio› abrupt, sudden; ‹subida/descenso/viraje› sharp, sudden, abrupt
    el brusco giro de los acontecimientos the sudden turn of events
    se deben evitar las frenadas bruscas you should avoid braking suddenly o sharply
    2 ‹carácter/modales› rough; ‹tono/gesto› brusque, abrupt; ‹respuesta› curt, brusque
    no seas tan brusco que lo vas a romper don't be so rough or you'll break it
    * * *

    brusco
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    a)movimiento/cambio abrupt, sudden;

    subida/descenso sharp, sudden
    b)carácter/modales rough;

    tono/gesto brusque, abrupt;
    respuesta curt, brusque
    brusco,-a adjetivo
    1 (rudo, poco amable) brusque, abrupt
    2 (súbito) sudden, sharp
    ' brusco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    brusca
    - dura
    - duro
    - sacudida
    - tajante
    - viraje
    - bestia
    - bruto
    - explosión
    English:
    abrupt
    - blunt
    - brusque
    - curt
    - dramatic
    - gruff
    - jerk
    - offhand
    - rough
    - rough-and-tumble
    - sharp
    - short
    - sudden
    - swerve
    - switch
    - unceremonious
    - snappy
    - steep
    - toss
    * * *
    brusco, -a
    adj
    1. [repentino, imprevisto] sudden, abrupt;
    un cambio brusco de las temperaturas a sudden change in temperature;
    dio un frenazo brusco she braked sharply
    2. [tosco, grosero] brusque;
    me contestó de forma brusca he answered me brusquely
    nm,f
    brusque person
    * * *
    adj
    1 cambio abrupt, sudden
    2 respuesta, persona brusque, curt
    * * *
    brusco, -ca adj
    1) súbito: sudden, abrupt
    2) : curt, brusque
    bruscamente adv
    * * *
    brusco adj
    1. (repetino) sudden
    2. (persona) abrupt

    Spanish-English dictionary > brusco

  • 8 categórico

    adj.
    categorical, determined, decisive, adamant.
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    1 categoric, categorical
    \
    un no categórico a flat refusal
    * * *
    ADJ [respuesta] categorical; [mentira] outright, downright; [orden] express
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo < respuesta> categorical

    afirmó en términos categóricos que... — he stated categorically that...

    * * *
    = categorical, categorical, authoritative, blunt, uncompromising, forthright, categoric.
    Ex. There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex. There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex. While the operating instructions must be regarded as authoritative, they should not be seen as sacrosanct tablets of stone.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex. The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    ----
    * afirmación categórica = bold statement.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo < respuesta> categorical

    afirmó en términos categóricos que... — he stated categorically that...

    * * *
    = categorical, categorical, authoritative, blunt, uncompromising, forthright, categoric.

    Ex: There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.

    Ex: There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex: While the operating instructions must be regarded as authoritative, they should not be seen as sacrosanct tablets of stone.
    Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex: The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    * afirmación categórica = bold statement.

    * * *
    ‹respuesta› categorical
    respondió con un sí categórico his reply was a definite o a categorical o an unequivocal yes
    afirmó en términos categóricos que … he stated in no uncertain terms o categorically that …
    * * *

    categórico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹ respuesta categorical

    categórico,-a adjetivo categorical: le dije de manera categórica que no, I refused point blank

    ' categórico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    categórica
    - radical
    English:
    categoric
    - categorical
    - decided
    - emphatic
    - flat
    - explicit
    - steadfast
    - straight
    * * *
    categórico, -a adj
    categorical;
    respondió con un “no” categórico he replied with a most emphatic “no”
    * * *
    adj categorical
    * * *
    categórico, -ca adj
    : categorical, unequivocal

    Spanish-English dictionary > categórico

  • 9 centro de orientación

    Ex. A referral centre is an organization that refers enquirers to the source of information which is most likely to be able to supply a suitable reply.
    * * *

    Ex: A referral centre is an organization that refers enquirers to the source of information which is most likely to be able to supply a suitable reply.

    Spanish-English dictionary > centro de orientación

  • 10 cocodrilo

    m.
    crocodile.
    * * *
    1 crocodile
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino crocodile
    * * *
    = crocodile, croc.
    Nota: Abreviatura de crocodile.
    Ex. Like the young reader who complained to the reference librarian that the Encyclopaedia Britannica told her more about crocodiles than she wanted to know, most enquirers have a pretty good idea when they have got enough for their needs.
    Ex. As for crocs, the area is known to be inhabited by salties, but sightings are inconsistent.
    ----
    * cocodrilo de agua salada = saltie.
    * cocodrilo de río = river crocodile.
    * * *
    masculino crocodile
    * * *
    = crocodile, croc.
    Nota: Abreviatura de crocodile.

    Ex: Like the young reader who complained to the reference librarian that the Encyclopaedia Britannica told her more about crocodiles than she wanted to know, most enquirers have a pretty good idea when they have got enough for their needs.

    Ex: As for crocs, the area is known to be inhabited by salties, but sightings are inconsistent.
    * cocodrilo de agua salada = saltie.
    * cocodrilo de río = river crocodile.

    * * *
    crocodile
    * * *

     

    cocodrilo sustantivo masculino
    crocodile
    cocodrilo sustantivo masculino Zool crocodile
    ' cocodrilo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lágrima
    - piel
    - reptar
    English:
    crocodile
    * * *
    crocodile
    * * *
    m crocodile;
    lágrimas de cocodrilo fig crocodile tears
    * * *
    : crocodile
    * * *
    cocodrilo n crocodile

    Spanish-English dictionary > cocodrilo

  • 11 conocido1

    1 = acquaintance, old friend.
    Ex. The 'empty sincerity' of the greeting one might exchange on passing an acquaintance on the street is not sufficient for reference enquirers, as Thomas Lee Eichman has recently explained.
    Ex. To take an obvious example, in a new catalog how does our old friend the main entry fare?.
    ----
    * grupo de amigos y conocidos = social network.

    Spanish-English dictionary > conocido1

  • 12 contar de

    v.
    1 to tell of.
    2 to tell about, to tell of.
    * * *
    (v.) = tell of
    Ex. Roger Horn tells of a librarian who actually complained in print that just as the materials began to pile up nicely the enquirers were in the habit of disappearing.
    * * *
    (v.) = tell of

    Ex: Roger Horn tells of a librarian who actually complained in print that just as the materials began to pile up nicely the enquirers were in the habit of disappearing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contar de

  • 13 de buena fe

    in good faith, with good intentions
    lo hizo de buena fe, pensando que nos ayudaría he did it in good faith thinking it would help us
    * * *
    = bona fide, in good faith
    Ex. The library in Brobdingnag was a private collection available to bona fide enquirers.
    Ex. If one side gives in on something, take it in good faith, don't take advantage of it, and be willing to yield something in return.
    * * *
    = bona fide, in good faith

    Ex: The library in Brobdingnag was a private collection available to bona fide enquirers.

    Ex: If one side gives in on something, take it in good faith, don't take advantage of it, and be willing to yield something in return.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de buena fe

  • 14 de la Ceca a la Meca

    Ex. Enquirers are sent from pillar to post in search of answers which could, under an efficient system, be easily obtained.
    * * *

    Ex: Enquirers are sent from pillar to post in search of answers which could, under an efficient system, be easily obtained.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de la Ceca a la Meca

  • 15 directo

    adj.
    1 direct, to-the-point, hard-bitten, point-blank.
    2 blunt, businesslike, direct, straightaway.
    3 non-stop.
    adv.
    direct, straightly, right, straight off.
    * * *
    1 direct, straight
    1 DEPORTE straight hit
    \
    ————————
    1 DEPORTE straight hit
    * * *
    (f. - directa)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [línea] straight
    2) [pregunta, respuesta, lenguaje] direct, straightforward
    3) [tren] direct, through; [vuelo] direct, non-stop
    4)

    fui directa a la comisaríaI went straight o directly to the police station

    este tren va directo a Granadathis is a through o direct train to Granada, this train goes direct to Granada

    5) (=sin intermediario) direct
    6) (Ling) [complemento, traducción] direct
    7) (Radio, TV)
    2.
    SM (Boxeo) straight punch; (Tenis) forehand drive
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1) < vuelo> direct, nonstop; <ruta/acceso> direct

    un tren directoa direct o through train

    2) (Rad, TV)
    3) <lenguaje/pregunta> direct; < respuesta> straight; < persona> direct, straightforward
    II
    masculino ( en boxeo) straight punch
    * * *
    = direct, straightforward, blunt.
    Ex. This is because a reference provides little direct information about a document, but rather refers the user to another location or entry where this information can be found.
    Ex. Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    ----
    * acceso directo = direct access.
    * acceso directo en pantalla = online access.
    * catálogo directo = direct catalogue.
    * catálogo directo alfabético = alphabetico-direct catalogue.
    * codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
    * concierto en directo = live concert.
    * consecuencia directa = consequential effect.
    * entrada directa = direct entry.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * estilo directo = direct speech, direct discourse.
    * evaluación directa = obtrusive evaluation.
    * facturación directa = direct billing.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * música en directo = live band, live music.
    * orden directo = direct order.
    * relación directa = direct relationship.
    * relación directa significativa = significant direct relationship.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * teléfono de línea directa = direct-dial telephone.
    * venta directa = direct sale.
    * venta directa al público = sale + over the counter.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    1) < vuelo> direct, nonstop; <ruta/acceso> direct

    un tren directoa direct o through train

    2) (Rad, TV)
    3) <lenguaje/pregunta> direct; < respuesta> straight; < persona> direct, straightforward
    II
    masculino ( en boxeo) straight punch
    * * *
    = direct, straightforward, blunt.

    Ex: This is because a reference provides little direct information about a document, but rather refers the user to another location or entry where this information can be found.

    Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
    Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    * acceso directo = direct access.
    * acceso directo en pantalla = online access.
    * catálogo directo = direct catalogue.
    * catálogo directo alfabético = alphabetico-direct catalogue.
    * codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
    * concierto en directo = live concert.
    * consecuencia directa = consequential effect.
    * entrada directa = direct entry.
    * envío directo por correo = direct mail.
    * estilo directo = direct speech, direct discourse.
    * evaluación directa = obtrusive evaluation.
    * facturación directa = direct billing.
    * grupo musical en directo = live band.
    * música en directo = live band, live music.
    * orden directo = direct order.
    * relación directa = direct relationship.
    * relación directa significativa = significant direct relationship.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * teléfono de línea directa = direct-dial telephone.
    * venta directa = direct sale.
    * venta directa al público = sale + over the counter.

    * * *
    directo1 -ta
    A ‹vuelo› direct, nonstop; ‹ruta/acceso› direct
    un tren directo a direct o through train
    me mantengo en contacto directo con ellos I keep in direct contact with them
    es mi jefe directo he is my immediate boss o superior
    elecciones directas al Parlamento Europeo direct elections to the European Parliament
    [ S ] venta directa al público direct sales to the public
    B ( Rad, TV):
    una emisión en directo desde el Teatro Solís a live transmission o broadcast from the Solís theater
    el encuentro será televisado en directo the match will be broadcast live
    sonido en directo live sound
    C ‹persona› direct, straightforward; ‹lenguaje/pregunta› direct; ‹respuesta› straight
    A (en boxeo) straight punch
    B ( Ven) ( Auto) drive
    * * *

     

    directo
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1 vuelo direct, nonstop;
    ruta/acceso direct;
    tren direct, through ( before n)
    2 (Rad, TV):

    3lenguaje/pregunta direct;
    respuesta straight;
    persona direct, straightforward
    directo,-a adjetivo direct
    ♦ Locuciones: TV Rad en directo, live
    ' directo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - complemento
    - directa
    - emisión
    - emitir
    - estilo
    - la
    - le
    - les
    - me
    - os
    - preferir
    - se
    - señora
    - te
    - a
    - abierto
    - contagioso
    - discado
    - nos
    - pasar
    - retransmisión
    - transmisión
    - tren
    English:
    appreciate
    - bluff
    - blunt
    - choose
    - close
    - direct
    - direct-mail advertising
    - excuse
    - expect
    - feel
    - first-hand
    - fuck
    - get
    - hear of
    - help out
    - her
    - him
    - imagine
    - immediate
    - it
    - lady
    - let
    - listen
    - live
    - look at
    - make
    - me
    - mean
    - mind
    - nonstop
    - notice
    - object
    - observe
    - opposed
    - plain
    - pointed
    - promise
    - propose
    - put off
    - ram
    - random access
    - recollect
    - remind
    - risk
    - running
    - see
    - speech
    - stand
    - study
    - teach
    * * *
    directo, -a
    adj
    1. [en línea recta] direct;
    éste es el camino más directo para llegar al pueblo this is the most direct way to get to the village;
    es descendiente directo de los Stroganoff he's a direct descendant of the Stroganoffs;
    su jefe directo es el comandante de la nave he reports directly to the ship's captain
    2. [sin detención, sin obstáculos] direct;
    no hay tren directo de Barcelona a Roma there isn't a direct train from Barcelona to Rome;
    tiene línea directa con la Casa Blanca he has a direct line to the White House;
    acceso directo a información privilegiada direct access to inside o privileged information;
    le gusta el trato directo con el cliente he enjoys the direct contact with customers
    3. [persona, pregunta] direct;
    su lenguaje era directo, sin rodeos her words were direct, she didn't beat about the bush;
    contestaba con respuestas directas y sinceras her answers were direct and sincere
    nm
    1. [en boxeo] jab
    directo de derecha right jab;
    2. [tren] through train
    3. [en televisión] live broadcast;
    no le tengo ningún miedo al directo I'm not scared of doing live broadcasts;
    en directo [retransmisión, concierto] live;
    la televisión retransmite el debate en directo the debate is being broadcast live on television
    adv
    straight;
    directo a straight to
    * * *
    I adj
    1 direct;
    tren directo direct train, Br tb through train
    2
    :
    en directo TV, RAD live
    3
    :
    ir directo al asunto get straight to the point
    II m en boxeo jab
    * * *
    directo, -ta adj
    1) : direct, straight, immediate
    2)
    en directo : live (in broadcasting)
    * * *
    directo adj
    1. (en general) direct
    2. (tren) through

    Spanish-English dictionary > directo

  • 16 el mismo + Nombre (+ que)

    = every bit as much + Nombre (+ as)
    Ex. These enquirers have a clearer idea of what they want but they have every bit as much difficulty in framing their enquiry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > el mismo + Nombre (+ que)

  • 17 en aquellos casos en los que

    Ex. A similar explanation must be given in those cases where the librarian believes as a matter of principle that enquirers should be shown how to find the answers to their own questions.
    * * *

    Ex: A similar explanation must be given in those cases where the librarian believes as a matter of principle that enquirers should be shown how to find the answers to their own questions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en aquellos casos en los que

  • 18 entrar en

    v.
    1 to enter, to come into, to enter in, to enter into.
    Elsa entró en el edificio Elsa entered the building.
    2 to get into, to enter into, to go into.
    Vamos a entrar en materia We are going to go into the subject matter
    3 to arrive at, to enter into, to draw into.
    Entramos en el aeropuerto a las cinco We arrived at the airport at five.
    4 to be included in.
    El postre no entra en la cuenta Dessert is not included in the bill.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall within/into, get into, walk into, move into, slip into, turn into, come into, set + foot (inside/in/on)
    Ex. The user then receives, on a regular basis, notifications of new documents or information which fall within the topic specified in his profile.
    Ex. To get into these national and international networks which are suitable for long-distance communication, a telephone link must be used to access the closest node.
    Ex. Plainer to see is the effect of this library lottery on enquirers: in the words of Roger Horn, `no one knows what to expect when he walks into a library'.
    Ex. As we move into the 21st century there is a growing realization that information holds the key to health.
    Ex. If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex. Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
    Ex. Female guinea pigs come into oestrus (commonly called being 'on heat') and are receptive to males every 15-17 days.
    Ex. Extensive use of made of the prominently painted yellow van by the public, including individuals who had never set foot inside a library.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall within/into, get into, walk into, move into, slip into, turn into, come into, set + foot (inside/in/on)

    Ex: The user then receives, on a regular basis, notifications of new documents or information which fall within the topic specified in his profile.

    Ex: To get into these national and international networks which are suitable for long-distance communication, a telephone link must be used to access the closest node.
    Ex: Plainer to see is the effect of this library lottery on enquirers: in the words of Roger Horn, `no one knows what to expect when he walks into a library'.
    Ex: As we move into the 21st century there is a growing realization that information holds the key to health.
    Ex: If the economy slips into recession then the government may decide to stimulate the economy with massive spending.
    Ex: Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
    Ex: Female guinea pigs come into oestrus (commonly called being 'on heat') and are receptive to males every 15-17 days.
    Ex: Extensive use of made of the prominently painted yellow van by the public, including individuals who had never set foot inside a library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > entrar en

  • 19 fichero de recursos humanos

    Ex. And in chapter five mention was also made of the central feature of such services -- the specially compiled resource file or index of names and places to which enquirers can be referred for specialist advice and help.
    * * *

    Ex: And in chapter five mention was also made of the central feature of such services -- the specially compiled resource file or index of names and places to which enquirers can be referred for specialist advice and help.

    Spanish-English dictionary > fichero de recursos humanos

  • 20 franco2

    2 = outspoken, frank, candid, sincere [sincerer -comp., sincerest -sup.], up-front [up front], blunt, avowedly, forthright, heart-to-heart, open-hearted, unreserved.
    Ex. Sanford Berman has been an early, continuing, and outspoken advocate of user-oriented cataloging service.
    Ex. He was a frank elitist living in an age of rampant equalitarianism.
    Ex. To do this is to thwart the goal of eliciting genuine dialogue -- candid, searching, and purposeful discussion -- and motivating students to think, to study, to weigh ideas, and to develop their own solutions.
    Ex. There are many sincere librarians who are alert to the dangers inherent when libraries take positions on issues.
    Ex. The author recommends the up-front negotiation of ownership accompanied by a written agreement to eliminate the possibility of doubt as to the identity of the owner.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex. Thus Jewett's rules, avowedly 'founded upon those adopted for the compilation of the catalogue of the British Museum,' will be found on comparison to resemble more strikingly those of the AACR published one and a quarter century later than those of Panizzi, published only one decade earlier.
    Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex. Be it your sweetheart/a family member/a friend, send a heart-to-heart message and let them know how much they mean to you.
    Ex. I agree with you that there should be open-hearted dialogue and discussion between the people of these two countries.
    Ex. I will be thankful to the readers for their unreserved comments on the book.
    ----
    * para ser franco = to be blunt, in all honesty.

    Spanish-English dictionary > franco2

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