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  • 1 adversidad

    f.
    1 adversity.
    2 setback, difficulty, set-back.
    * * *
    1 adversity, misfortune, setback
    * * *
    SF (=problemas) adversity; (=revés) setback, mishap
    * * *
    a) ( hecho) adversity
    c) ( cualidad) harshness, severity
    * * *
    = adversity, misfortune, tribulation, hardship, ill fate.
    Ex. But adversity is fertile ground for innovation, and for this reason librarians should consider adopting from the entrepreneurial model.
    Ex. The economic misfortunes of the decade had removed much of the opposition to the working classes using public libraries.
    Ex. The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex. Ordinarily, one should avoid simultaneous 'exchanges' of personnel between units for training purposes because it is a hardship for any library section to try to train a new person while one of their 'regulars' is gone at the same time.
    Ex. The sad fact is that the majority of web pages suffer this same ill fate.
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    * ante cualquier adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * ante la adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * en tiempos de adversidad = in times of + adversity.
    * * *
    a) ( hecho) adversity
    c) ( cualidad) harshness, severity
    * * *
    = adversity, misfortune, tribulation, hardship, ill fate.

    Ex: But adversity is fertile ground for innovation, and for this reason librarians should consider adopting from the entrepreneurial model.

    Ex: The economic misfortunes of the decade had removed much of the opposition to the working classes using public libraries.
    Ex: The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex: Ordinarily, one should avoid simultaneous 'exchanges' of personnel between units for training purposes because it is a hardship for any library section to try to train a new person while one of their 'regulars' is gone at the same time.
    Ex: The sad fact is that the majority of web pages suffer this same ill fate.
    * ante cualquier adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * ante la adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * en tiempos de adversidad = in times of + adversity.

    * * *
    1 (hecho) adversity
    sufrió todo tipo de adversidades he suffered all sorts of setbacks o adversities
    2
    (situación): se conoce a los amigos en la adversidad when times are hard, you find out who your friends are
    3 (cualidad) harshness, severity
    la adversidad del clima the severity o harshness of the climate
    * * *

    adversidad sustantivo femenino
    adversity;

    adversidad sustantivo femenino adversity
    (infortunio, desgracia) setback

    ' adversidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    retroceder
    English:
    adversity
    - need
    * * *
    1. [dificultad] adversity;
    se enfrentó a todo tipo de adversidades he faced up to all sorts of difficulties o adversities
    2. [situación difícil]
    la adversidad adversity;
    no logró sobreponerse a la adversidad she was unable to triumph over adversity;
    puedes contar con él en la adversidad you can count on him when things get difficult
    3. [cualidad desfavorable] adverse nature;
    tuvieron que quedarse en casa ante la adversidad del clima they had to stay at home because of the adverse weather conditions
    * * *
    f adversity, hard times pl
    * * *
    : adversity

    Spanish-English dictionary > adversidad

  • 2 asignación

    f.
    1 assignment, task.
    2 assignment, allotment, allowance, allocation.
    3 assignation, assigning.
    * * *
    1 (acción) assignment, allocation
    2 (nombramiento) appointment, assignment
    3 (remuneración) allocation, allowance; (sueldo) wage, salary
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acto) assignment, allocation; (=cita) appointment
    2) (Econ) allowance

    asignación por kilometraje mileage allowance

    * * *
    1)
    a) (de tarea, función) assignment
    b) (de fondos, renta) allocation, assignment
    2) ( sueldo) wages (pl); ( paga) allowance
    3) (AmC) (Educ) homework
    * * *
    = allocation, apportionment, assignment, entitlement, placement, attribution, appropriation, allotment, allowance.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.
    Ex. Similar principles may be applied in the formulation and assignment of headings irrespective of the physical form of the document.
    Ex. In May 1973 a paper was sent to all universities detailing the norms for university library accommodation, whereby the accommodation entitlements were further reduced to about one in five.
    Ex. A scheme should allow relocation, in order to rectify an inappropriate placement, to eliminate dual provision (more than one place for one subject) to make room for new subjects.
    Ex. This could help in attribution of authorship for anonymous works.
    Ex. As inflation continues to absorb library expenses and state appropriations decrease or remain static, librarians need to reconsider their budgets.
    Ex. This law basically strives to ensure a fair allotment of economic support to the various types of organisations concerned with music.
    Ex. These payments cover the following: tide-over allowances for workers, including redundancy payments, resettlement allowances, and vocational training for those having to change their employment.
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    * asignación de dinero público = tax support.
    * asignación de espacio = space allocation.
    * asignación de identificadores = tagging.
    * asignación de la marca de Cutter = Cuttering.
    * asignación de materias = subject indexing, subject assignment.
    * asignación de nombre = labelling [labeling, -USA].
    * asignación de presupuesto = budgeting.
    * asignación de una notación = allocation of notation.
    * asignación mensual = monthly allowance.
    * asignación presupuestaria = budget allocation, budgetary allocation.
    * asignación semanal = weekly allowance.
    * organismo encargado de la asignación de partidas = appropriating body.
    * proceso de asignación de presupuestos = budgetary process.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de tarea, función) assignment
    b) (de fondos, renta) allocation, assignment
    2) ( sueldo) wages (pl); ( paga) allowance
    3) (AmC) (Educ) homework
    * * *
    = allocation, apportionment, assignment, entitlement, placement, attribution, appropriation, allotment, allowance.

    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.

    Ex: Gaps are left in the apportionment of notation in order to permit new subjects to be inserted.
    Ex: Similar principles may be applied in the formulation and assignment of headings irrespective of the physical form of the document.
    Ex: In May 1973 a paper was sent to all universities detailing the norms for university library accommodation, whereby the accommodation entitlements were further reduced to about one in five.
    Ex: A scheme should allow relocation, in order to rectify an inappropriate placement, to eliminate dual provision (more than one place for one subject) to make room for new subjects.
    Ex: This could help in attribution of authorship for anonymous works.
    Ex: As inflation continues to absorb library expenses and state appropriations decrease or remain static, librarians need to reconsider their budgets.
    Ex: This law basically strives to ensure a fair allotment of economic support to the various types of organisations concerned with music.
    Ex: These payments cover the following: tide-over allowances for workers, including redundancy payments, resettlement allowances, and vocational training for those having to change their employment.
    * asignación de dinero público = tax support.
    * asignación de espacio = space allocation.
    * asignación de identificadores = tagging.
    * asignación de la marca de Cutter = Cuttering.
    * asignación de materias = subject indexing, subject assignment.
    * asignación de nombre = labelling [labeling, -USA].
    * asignación de presupuesto = budgeting.
    * asignación de una notación = allocation of notation.
    * asignación mensual = monthly allowance.
    * asignación presupuestaria = budget allocation, budgetary allocation.
    * asignación semanal = weekly allowance.
    * organismo encargado de la asignación de partidas = appropriating body.
    * proceso de asignación de presupuestos = budgetary process.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de una tarea, función) assignment
    la asignación del puesto a su sobrino the appointment of his nephew to the post, the designation of his nephew for the post
    2 (de fondos, renta) allocation, assignment
    B (sueldo) wages (pl); (paga) allowance
    la beca supone una asignación mensual de … the grant provides a monthly allowance of …
    Compuesto:
    C ( AmC) ( Educ) homework
    * * *

     

    asignación sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (de tarea, función) assignment

    b) (de fondos, renta) allocation, assignment

    2 ( sueldo) wages (pl);
    ( paga) allowance
    3 (AmC) (Educ) homework
    asignación sustantivo femenino
    1 (de fondos, de tarea) assignment, allocation
    2 (nombramiento) appointment
    3 (paga) allowance
    ' asignación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    allocation
    - allotment
    - appropriation
    - assignment
    - routing
    - allowance
    - award
    * * *
    1. [atribución] [de dinero, productos] allocation;
    defienden un modelo de asignación de recursos más justo they are in favour of a fairer allocation o distribution of resources;
    él se encarga de la asignación de prioridades he is in charge of setting o establishing priorities
    2. [cantidad asignada] allocation;
    tenemos una asignación anual de cinco millones de dólares we have an annual allocation of five million dollars;
    todas las familias reciben una asignación económica por cada hijo all families receive an allowance for each child they have
    CSur asignación familiar = state benefit paid to families for every child, Br ≈ child benefit
    3. [sueldo] salary;
    le dan una asignación semanal de 10 euros they give him Br pocket money o US an allowance of 10 euros a week
    4. [de empleado]
    anunciaron su asignación a un nuevo destino they announced that she was being assigned to a new post
    5. CAm [deber] homework
    * * *
    f
    1 acción allocation
    2 dinero allowance
    * * *
    1) : allocation
    2) : appointment, designation
    3) : allowance, pay
    4) PRi : homework, assignment

    Spanish-English dictionary > asignación

  • 3 avanzar

    v.
    1 to advance.
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    Mi chico avanza en la escuela My boy advances in school.
    Ricardo avanzó las ventas Richard advanced=promoted sales.
    2 to make progress.
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3 to pass (time).
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes quickly
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4 to move forward.
    El coche avanza lentamente The car moves forward slowly.
    * * *
    1 to advance, go forward
    1 (mover adelante) to advance, move forward
    2 (dinero) to advance
    3 (promover) to promote
    4 (una propuesta) to put forward
    1 (adelantarse) to go forward, advance; (día, noche) to draw in
    * * *
    verb
    1) to advance, move forward
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=mover) to move forward, advance

    avanzó la ficha cuatro casillas — he moved the counter forward four spaces, he advanced the counter four spaces

    2) [+ dinero] to advance
    3) [+ opinión, propuesta] to put forward
    4) [+ resultado] to predict; [+ predicción] to make
    5) Caribe (=vomitar) to vomit
    2. VI
    1) (=ir hacia adelante) to advance, move forward

    no me esperéis, seguid avanzando — don't wait for me, carry on

    2) (=progresar) to make progress
    3) [noche, invierno] to draw on, approach
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.
    Ex. Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.
    Ex. If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex. Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex. Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex. We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex. It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex. In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex. Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex. The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex. It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex. All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex. Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex. Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex. However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex. Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex. LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex. Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex. This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex. The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex. Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex. Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
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    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.

    Ex: Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.

    Ex: If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex: Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex: Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex: We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex: It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex: In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex: Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex: The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex: It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex: All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex: Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex: Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex: However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex: Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex: LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex: Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex: This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex: The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex: Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex: Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.

    * * *
    avanzar [A4 ]
    vi
    1 «tropas/persona/tráfico» to advance, move forward avanzar HACIA algo:
    las tropas avanzan hacia la capital the troops are advancing on the capital
    el país avanza hacia la democracia the country is moving o advancing toward(s) democracy
    2 ( Fot) «rollo» to wind on
    3 «persona» (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; «negociaciones/proyecto» to progress
    no estoy avanzando mucho con este trabajo I'm not making much progress o headway o I'm not getting very far with this work
    4 «tiempo» to draw on
    ■ avanzar
    vt
    1 (adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    avanzaron unos pasos they moved forward o advanced a few steps, they took a few steps forward
    2 (mover) to move … forward, advance
    avanzó un peón he moved o pushed a pawn forward, he advanced a pawn
    3 ‹propuesta› to put forward
    * * *

     

    avanzar ( conjugate avanzar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/tráfico] to advance, move forward

    b) [ciencia/medicina] to advance

    c) [cinta/rollo] to wind on

    d) [ persona] (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress;

    [negociaciones/proyecto] to progress

    verbo transitivo

    b) ( mover) to move … forward, advance

    avanzar verbo transitivo to advance, make progress
    ' avanzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sacudida
    - salto
    - tantear
    - adelantar
    English:
    advance
    - come forward
    - crawl
    - edge
    - freewheel
    - go forward
    - headway
    - move
    - move along
    - pace
    - proceed
    - progress
    - struggle along
    - struggle on
    - surge
    - wind
    - fast
    - head
    - hover
    - inch
    - lumber
    - scroll
    - somewhere
    * * *
    vi
    1. [moverse] to advance;
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing;
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    2. [progresar] to make progress;
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies;
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3. [tiempo] to pass;
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes very quickly;
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4. [carrete] to wind on
    vt
    1. [adelantar] to move forward;
    las tropas avanzaron sus posiciones the troops advanced their position;
    avanzaron varias posiciones en la clasificación de liga they moved up several places in the league
    2. [noticias]
    avanzar algo a alguien to inform sb of sth in advance;
    les avanzó los resultados del estudio she informed them of the results of the study before it was published
    3. [carrete] to wind on
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 move forward, advance;
    avanzar un pie take a step forward
    2 dinero advance
    II v/i
    1 advance, move forward; MIL advance ( hacia on)
    2 en trabajo make progress
    * * *
    avanzar {21} v
    : to advance, to move forward
    * * *
    1. (progresar) to make progress / to get on
    2. (ir hacia delante) to advance / to move forward

    Spanish-English dictionary > avanzar

  • 4 cambiar

    v.
    cambiar de to change
    cambiar de casa to move (house)
    cambiar de trabajo to move o change jobs
    María cambió la enagua y se ve bien Mary changed the skirt and it looks nice.
    El dolor cambió a Pedro Grief changed Peter.
    María cambió los tragos Mary changed the drinks.
    2 to change gear (automobiles) (de marchas).
    3 to exchange, to barter, to switch, to change.
    María cambió la enagua y se ve bien Mary changed the skirt and it looks nice.
    El dolor cambió a Pedro Grief changed Peter.
    María cambió los tragos Mary changed the drinks.
    Ella cambió lugares con la mesera She exchanged places with the waitress.
    Todo cambia Everything changes.
    4 to get change.
    Ricardo cambió para el teléfono Richard got change for the phone.
    5 to change on.
    Me cambió toda la perspectiva The whole perspective changed on me.
    * * *
    (unstressed i)
    Present Indicative
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperative
    cambia (tú), cambie (él/Vd.), cambiemos (nos.), cambiad (vos.), cambien (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    2) exchange, swap
    3) move
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=modificar) to change
    2) (=intercambiar) to exchange, swap *

    te cambio el rotulador verde por el rojo — I'll exchange my green pen for that red one, I'll swap you the green pen for the red one *

    ¿me cambias el sitio? — can we change places?, can we swap places? *

    3) (=reemplazar) to change

    ¿les has cambiado el agua a los peces? — have you changed the water in the fish tank?

    ¿me lo puede cambiar por otra talla? — could I change o exchange this for another size?

    4) (=trasladar) to move
    5) (Econ, Com) to change

    tengo que cambiar 800 euros en o LAm a libras — I have to change 800 euros into pounds

    ¿tienes para cambiarme 50 euros? — have you got change for a 50-euro note?

    2. VI
    1) (=volverse diferente) [persona, situación] to change; [voz] to break

    si es así, la cosa cambia — if it's true, that changes things, well that's a different story then

    2)

    cambiar de[+ actitud, canal, dirección] to change; [+ casa] to move

    cuando no le interesa algo, cambia de tema — whenever he isn't interested in something, he changes the subject

    cambiar de dueñoto change hands

    cambiar de idea u opiniónto change one's mind

    cambiar para mejor/peor — to change for the better/worse

    camisa 1), tercio 2)
    3) (Transportes) to change
    4) (Radio)

    ¡cambio! — over!

    ¡cambio y corto!, ¡cambio y fuera! — over and out!

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (alterar, modificar) <horario/imagen/persona> to change
    b) (de lugar, posición)

    cambiar algo/a alguien DE algo: cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around; nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office; cambié las flores de florero — I put the flowers in a different vase

    c) ( reemplazar) <pieza/fecha/sábanas> to change
    d) <niño/bebé> to change
    2) ( canjear) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE); < compra> to exchange, change

    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar — if it doesn't fit, you can exchange o change it

    cambiar algo por algo<sellos/estampas> to swap o (esp AmE) trade something for something; < compra> to exchange o change something for something

    te cambio este libro por tu plumaI'll swap you o trade this book for your pen

    cambiarle algo a alguien: ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? — do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    3) (Fin) to change

    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? — can you change this bill (AmE) o (BrE) note for me?

    cambiar algo a or (Esp) en algo — to change something into something

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares — I changed 100 pounds into dollars

    2.
    1)
    a) ciudad/persona ( alterarse) to change

    cambiar para peor/mejor — to change for the worse/better

    está/lo noto muy cambiado — he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot

    así la cosa cambia — oh well, that's different

    b) (Auto) to change gear
    c) ( hacer transbordo) to change

    cambio y corto or fuera — over and out

    2) cambiar de to change

    cambiar de idea or opinión — to change one's mind

    3.
    cambiarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( de ropa) to change, to get changed
    b) (refl) <camisa/nombre/peinado> to change

    ¿te cambiaste los calcetines? — did you change your socks?

    c)
    d) (recípr) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE)
    e) cambiarse de to change
    f) (CS) ( mudarse de casa) to move
    * * *
    = alter, change, reshape [re-shape], reverse, revolutionise [revolutionize, -USA], shift, turn into, undergo + transformation, amend, redraw [re-draw], swing, morph, reengineer [re-engineer], metamorphose, refashion, move along, reschedule, convert, take + a turn, turn + Nombre + (a)round, shunt between, switch.
    Ex. Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.
    Ex. A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
    Ex. I do not think I am alone in believing there is a need for significant change, for reshaping our educational programs as well as our institutional goals and philosophies.
    Ex. Entry of the number '11' reverses the present blacklisting status.
    Ex. It was pointed out that the practices of the profession were not being totally revolutionized overnight.
    Ex. In general, then, a post-co-ordinate index is simpler to produce than a pre-co-ordinate index, because it shifts the responsibility for co-ordination of index terms to the searcher.
    Ex. But the incompleteness of information can be turned into an asset by challenging students to specify what additional information they would like and how they would attempt to get it.
    Ex. This is because names of women authors frequently undergo transformations as a result of marriage and divorce; political jurisdictions also are annexed or gain independence and sometimes a new name; etc.
    Ex. This article shows how to amend and cancel orders and how to arrange delivery by telefacsimile.
    Ex. the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
    Ex. The article has the title 'The pendulum swings to the right: censorship in the eighties'.
    Ex. The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    Ex. Libraries in general, and the corporate library in particular, must reengineer to take their rightful place in the new age.
    Ex. Each of these three standards metamorphosed and had an impact far beyond the anticipation of all but the most far-sighted.
    Ex. The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. The 2005 second edition originally slated for 4th of May 2005 has been rescheduled for 2-4 August 2005.
    Ex. All listings for the final thesaurus must be converted to the format appropriate for typing, printing or input to a computer data base.
    Ex. All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. Till then, he will continue living out of a suitcase and shunt between the two continents.
    Ex. Role reversal seeks to answer some of these questions by having ordinary men and women switch genders for a month.
    ----
    * actitud + cambiar = attitude + go.
    * ansias de cambiar de sitio = itchy feet.
    * cambiando = a-changing.
    * cambiando de asunto = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiando de tema = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiar a = switch over, switch to, transmute into, move to, change over to.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * cambiar Algo en Otra Cosa = turn + Nombre + into.
    * cambiar Algo para bien = turn + Nombre + into a good thing.
    * cambiar con el paso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el transcurso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar de... a... = switch from... to....
    * cambiar de actitud = change + attitude.
    * cambiar de aire = move on to + pastures new.
    * cambiar de aires = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de ambiente = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de cantinela = change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de cara = arrange + countenance.
    * cambiar de dueño = change + hands.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de estrategia = change + tack.
    * cambiar de fondos = turn over.
    * cambiar de forma = shape-shift.
    * cambiar de forma de vivir = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar de formato = reformat [re-format].
    * cambiar de lugar = relocate, resite [re-site].
    * cambiar de manos = change + hands.
    * cambiar de marcha = gear.
    * cambiar de nuevo al estado anterior = change back.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de orientación = reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de parecer = change + Posesivo + mind, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de parecer a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de posición = transpose, reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de postura = reconsider + position.
    * cambiar de propietario = change + hands.
    * cambiar de proveedor = churn.
    * cambiar de residencia = relocate.
    * cambiar de rumbo = branch off + on a side trail, change + tack.
    * cambiar de servicio = churn.
    * cambiar de sitio = shuffle.
    * cambiar de táctica = change + tack.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time, vary + from time to time.
    * cambiar de velocidad = gear.
    * cambiar dirección = change + direction.
    * cambiar el decorado = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el énfasis = shift + focus, shift + emphasis.
    * cambiar el paisaje = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el precio = reprice.
    * cambiar el ritmo = change + the pace.
    * cambiar el techo de un edificio = re-roof.
    * cambiar el título = retitle.
    * cambiar el tono = modulate.
    * cambiar la instalación eléctrica = rewire.
    * cambiar las cosas desde dentro = change + things from the inside.
    * cambiar las espadas por arados = turn + swords into ploughshares.
    * cambiar la situación = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar las prioridades de... a... = shift + emphasis from... to....
    * cambiar las tornas = turn + the tables (on).
    * cambiar la vida = change + life.
    * cambiarle el agua al canario = pee, take + a leak, have + a leak.
    * cambiar lo acontencido = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar marchas = shift + gears.
    * cambiar para bien = change for + the better.
    * cambiar para mejor = change for + the better.
    * cambiar + Posesivo + vida = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar radicalmente de postura = do + an about-face.
    * cambiar rápidamente = jump.
    * cambiarse de casa = move + house.
    * cambiarse de ropa = change.
    * cambiarse rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * cambiar velocidades = gear.
    * cosas + cambiar inesperadamente = things + take a turn for the unexpected.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * habitación para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * hacer cambiar = swing + Persona.
    * hacer cambiar las cosas = turn + the tide on.
    * las cosas + cambiar = pendulum + swing.
    * la suerte + cambiar = the tide + turn.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * que cambia con el tiempo = ever-changing [ever changing], time-variant, ever-shifting.
    * que cambia la vida = life-changing, life-altering.
    * que se puede cambiar de tamaño = resizeable [re-sizeable].
    * sala para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * situación + cambiar = tide + turn.
    * vida + cambiar por completo = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (alterar, modificar) <horario/imagen/persona> to change
    b) (de lugar, posición)

    cambiar algo/a alguien DE algo: cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around; nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office; cambié las flores de florero — I put the flowers in a different vase

    c) ( reemplazar) <pieza/fecha/sábanas> to change
    d) <niño/bebé> to change
    2) ( canjear) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE); < compra> to exchange, change

    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar — if it doesn't fit, you can exchange o change it

    cambiar algo por algo<sellos/estampas> to swap o (esp AmE) trade something for something; < compra> to exchange o change something for something

    te cambio este libro por tu plumaI'll swap you o trade this book for your pen

    cambiarle algo a alguien: ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? — do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    3) (Fin) to change

    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? — can you change this bill (AmE) o (BrE) note for me?

    cambiar algo a or (Esp) en algo — to change something into something

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares — I changed 100 pounds into dollars

    2.
    1)
    a) ciudad/persona ( alterarse) to change

    cambiar para peor/mejor — to change for the worse/better

    está/lo noto muy cambiado — he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot

    así la cosa cambia — oh well, that's different

    b) (Auto) to change gear
    c) ( hacer transbordo) to change

    cambio y corto or fuera — over and out

    2) cambiar de to change

    cambiar de idea or opinión — to change one's mind

    3.
    cambiarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( de ropa) to change, to get changed
    b) (refl) <camisa/nombre/peinado> to change

    ¿te cambiaste los calcetines? — did you change your socks?

    c)
    d) (recípr) <sellos/estampas> to swap, to trade (esp AmE)
    e) cambiarse de to change
    f) (CS) ( mudarse de casa) to move
    * * *
    = alter, change, reshape [re-shape], reverse, revolutionise [revolutionize, -USA], shift, turn into, undergo + transformation, amend, redraw [re-draw], swing, morph, reengineer [re-engineer], metamorphose, refashion, move along, reschedule, convert, take + a turn, turn + Nombre + (a)round, shunt between, switch.

    Ex: Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection.

    Ex: A scheme should permit changes in terminology as subjects change their names.
    Ex: I do not think I am alone in believing there is a need for significant change, for reshaping our educational programs as well as our institutional goals and philosophies.
    Ex: Entry of the number '11' reverses the present blacklisting status.
    Ex: It was pointed out that the practices of the profession were not being totally revolutionized overnight.
    Ex: In general, then, a post-co-ordinate index is simpler to produce than a pre-co-ordinate index, because it shifts the responsibility for co-ordination of index terms to the searcher.
    Ex: But the incompleteness of information can be turned into an asset by challenging students to specify what additional information they would like and how they would attempt to get it.
    Ex: This is because names of women authors frequently undergo transformations as a result of marriage and divorce; political jurisdictions also are annexed or gain independence and sometimes a new name; etc.
    Ex: This article shows how to amend and cancel orders and how to arrange delivery by telefacsimile.
    Ex: the Internet has fundamentally redrawn the way in which people can organize themselves.
    Ex: The article has the title 'The pendulum swings to the right: censorship in the eighties'.
    Ex: The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    Ex: Libraries in general, and the corporate library in particular, must reengineer to take their rightful place in the new age.
    Ex: Each of these three standards metamorphosed and had an impact far beyond the anticipation of all but the most far-sighted.
    Ex: The basic thesis of the book under review is that throughout his career Rembrandt restlessly fashioned and refashioned his self.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: The 2005 second edition originally slated for 4th of May 2005 has been rescheduled for 2-4 August 2005.
    Ex: All listings for the final thesaurus must be converted to the format appropriate for typing, printing or input to a computer data base.
    Ex: All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: Till then, he will continue living out of a suitcase and shunt between the two continents.
    Ex: Role reversal seeks to answer some of these questions by having ordinary men and women switch genders for a month.
    * actitud + cambiar = attitude + go.
    * ansias de cambiar de sitio = itchy feet.
    * cambiando = a-changing.
    * cambiando de asunto = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiando de tema = on another topic, on another matter, on another note, on other matters.
    * cambiar a = switch over, switch to, transmute into, move to, change over to.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * cambiar Algo en Otra Cosa = turn + Nombre + into.
    * cambiar Algo para bien = turn + Nombre + into a good thing.
    * cambiar con el paso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar con el transcurso del tiempo = change over + time.
    * cambiar de... a... = switch from... to....
    * cambiar de actitud = change + attitude.
    * cambiar de aire = move on to + pastures new.
    * cambiar de aires = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de ambiente = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de cantinela = change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de cara = arrange + countenance.
    * cambiar de dueño = change + hands.
    * cambiar de entorno = change + scenery.
    * cambiar de estrategia = change + tack.
    * cambiar de fondos = turn over.
    * cambiar de forma = shape-shift.
    * cambiar de forma de vivir = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar de formato = reformat [re-format].
    * cambiar de lugar = relocate, resite [re-site].
    * cambiar de manos = change + hands.
    * cambiar de marcha = gear.
    * cambiar de nuevo al estado anterior = change back.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de orientación = reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de parecer = change + Posesivo + mind, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de parecer a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de política a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambiar de posición = transpose, reposition [re-position].
    * cambiar de postura = reconsider + position.
    * cambiar de propietario = change + hands.
    * cambiar de proveedor = churn.
    * cambiar de residencia = relocate.
    * cambiar de rumbo = branch off + on a side trail, change + tack.
    * cambiar de servicio = churn.
    * cambiar de sitio = shuffle.
    * cambiar de táctica = change + tack.
    * cambiar de una vez a otra = change from + time to time, vary + from time to time.
    * cambiar de velocidad = gear.
    * cambiar dirección = change + direction.
    * cambiar el decorado = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el énfasis = shift + focus, shift + emphasis.
    * cambiar el paisaje = change + the scenery.
    * cambiar el precio = reprice.
    * cambiar el ritmo = change + the pace.
    * cambiar el techo de un edificio = re-roof.
    * cambiar el título = retitle.
    * cambiar el tono = modulate.
    * cambiar la instalación eléctrica = rewire.
    * cambiar las cosas desde dentro = change + things from the inside.
    * cambiar las espadas por arados = turn + swords into ploughshares.
    * cambiar la situación = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar las prioridades de... a... = shift + emphasis from... to....
    * cambiar las tornas = turn + the tables (on).
    * cambiar la vida = change + life.
    * cambiarle el agua al canario = pee, take + a leak, have + a leak.
    * cambiar lo acontencido = change + the course of events.
    * cambiar marchas = shift + gears.
    * cambiar para bien = change for + the better.
    * cambiar para mejor = change for + the better.
    * cambiar + Posesivo + vida = turn + Posesivo + life around.
    * cambiar radicalmente de postura = do + an about-face.
    * cambiar rápidamente = jump.
    * cambiarse de casa = move + house.
    * cambiarse de ropa = change.
    * cambiarse rápidamente = slip into + Posesivo + clothes.
    * cambiar tanto que resulta irreconocible = change + beyond (all) recognition.
    * cambiar velocidades = gear.
    * cosas + cambiar inesperadamente = things + take a turn for the unexpected.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * habitación para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * hacer cambiar = swing + Persona.
    * hacer cambiar las cosas = turn + the tide on.
    * las cosas + cambiar = pendulum + swing.
    * la suerte + cambiar = the tide + turn.
    * no cambiar = keep + it up, keep up + the good work, keep up + the great work, stand + pat.
    * que cambia con el tiempo = ever-changing [ever changing], time-variant, ever-shifting.
    * que cambia la vida = life-changing, life-altering.
    * que se puede cambiar de tamaño = resizeable [re-sizeable].
    * sala para cambiar bebés = baby changing room.
    * situación + cambiar = tide + turn.
    * vida + cambiar por completo = turn + Posesivo + life around.

    * * *
    cambiar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (alterar, modificar) ‹horario/imagen› to change
    eso no cambia nada that doesn't change anything
    esa experiencia lo cambió mucho that experience changed him greatly
    2 (de lugar, posición) cambiar algo/a algn DE algo:
    cambiar los muebles de lugar to move the furniture around
    voy a cambiar el sofá de lugar I'm going to put the sofa somewhere else o move the sofa
    nos van a cambiar de oficina they're going to move us to another office
    me cambiaron de clase they put me in another class, they changed me to o moved me into another class
    cambié las flores de florero I put the flowers in a different vase
    3 (reemplazar) ‹pieza/rueda/bombilla/sábanas› to change
    han cambiado la fecha del examen they've changed the date of the exam
    cambiarle algo A algo:
    le cambió la pila al reloj she changed the battery in the clock
    le han cambiado el nombre a la tienda they've changed the name of the shop
    cámbiale el pañal a la niña change the baby's diaper ( AmE) o ( BrE) nappy
    4 ‹niño/bebé› to change
    B (canjear) ‹sellos/estampas› to trade ( AmE), to swap ( BrE)
    si no le queda bien lo puede cambiar if it doesn't fit, you can change it
    cambiar algo POR algo ‹sellos/estampos› to swap or ( esp AmE) trade sth FOR sth ‹compra› to exchange or change sth FOR sth:
    quiero cambiar esta blusa por otra or una más grande I'd like to change o exchange this blouse for a larger size
    te cambio este libro por tus lápices de colores I'll trade this book for your crayons, I'll swap you this book for your crayons
    cambiarle algo A algn:
    ¿quieres que te cambie el sitio? do you want to trade o swap o change o ( frml) exchange places?, do you want me to swap o change o ( frml) exchange places with you?
    C ( Fin) to change
    ¿dónde puedo cambiar dinero? where can I change money?
    ¿me puedes cambiar este billete? can you change this bill ( AmE) o ( BrE) note for me?
    cambiar algo A or ( Esp) EN algo to change sth INTO sth
    quiero cambiar estas libras a or en dólares I'd like to change these pounds into dollars
    ■ cambiar
    vi
    A
    1 «ciudad/persona» (variar, alterarse) to change
    ha cambiado para peor/mejor he's changed for the worse/better
    está/lo noto muy cambiado he's changed/he seems to have changed a lot
    ya verás como la vida te hace cambiar you'll change as you get older
    así la cosa cambia oh well, that's different o that changes things
    le está cambiando la voz his voice is breaking
    2 ( Auto) to change gear
    3 (hacer transbordo) to change
    4
    (en transmisiones): cambio over
    cambio y corto or fuera over and out
    B cambiar de to change
    cambiar de color to change color
    la tienda ha cambiado de dueño the shop has changed hands
    he cambiado de idea or opinión or parecer I've changed my mind
    el avión cambió de rumbo the plane changed course
    cambiar de marcha to change gear
    no cambies de tema don't change the subject
    cambió de canal he changed channel(s)
    1 ( refl) (de ropa) to change, to get changed
    2 ( refl) ‹camisa/nombre/peinado› to change
    ¿te has cambiado los calcetines? have you changed your socks?
    3 cambiarse POR algn to change places WITH sb
    no me cambiaría por ella I wouldn't change places with her, I wouldn't trade ( AmE) o ( BrE) swap places with her ( colloq)
    4 ( recípr) ‹estampas/sellos› to trade ( AmE), to swap ( BrE)
    nos hemos cambiado los relojes we've traded o swapped watches
    5 cambiarse de to change
    me cambié de sitio I changed places
    cambiarse de casa to move house
    cámbiate de camisa change your shirt
    6 (CS) (mudarse de casa) to move
    * * *

     

    cambiar ( conjugate cambiar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (alterar, modificar) ‹horario/imagen/persona to change

    b) (de lugar, posición):


    cambié las flores de florero I put the flowers in a different vase
    c) ( reemplazar) ‹pieza/fecha/sábanas to change;


    cambiarle el nombre a algo to change the name of sth
    d)niño/bebé to change

    e) (Fin) to change;

    cambié 100 libras a or (Esp) en dólares I changed 100 pounds into dollars
    2 ( canjear) ‹sellos/estampas to swap, to trade (esp AmE);
    cambiar algo por algo ‹sellos/estampas› to swap o (esp AmE) trade sth for sth;
    compra› to exchange o change sth for sth;
    ¿quieres que te cambie el lugar? do you want me to swap o change places with you?

    verbo intransitivo
    a) [ciudad/persona] to change;


    le está cambiando la voz his voice is breaking
    b) (Auto) to change gear


    cambiar de avión/tren to change planes/train

    d) cambiar de algo ‹de tema/canal/color to change sth;


    cambiar de sentido to make (AmE) o (BrE) do a U-turn
    cambiarse verbo pronominal

    b) ( refl) ‹camisa/nombre/peinado to change;

    cambiarse de algo ‹de camisa/zapatos to change sth;

    cambiarse de casa to move house;
    cámbiate de camisa change your shirt
    c) cambiarse por algn to change places with sb

    d) ( recípr) ‹sellos/estampas to swap, to trade (esp AmE)


    cambiar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to change
    2 (cromos, etc) to swap, (en un comercio) exchange
    3 (un tipo de moneda por otro) to change
    II verbo intransitivo to change
    cambiar de casa, to move (house)
    cambiar de idea, to change one's mind
    cambiar de sitio, to move
    cambiar de trabajo, to get another job
    cambiar de velocidad, to change gear
    ' cambiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bando
    - camisa
    - chaqueta
    - desnaturalizar
    - girar
    - idea
    - impresión
    - infranqueable
    - lucha
    - parecer
    - torna
    - tornar
    - trasladar
    - volverse
    - arrepentirse
    - color
    - lado
    - lugar
    - marcha
    - mudar
    - reubicar
    - tema
    - transformar
    - tren
    - variar
    - voltear
    - vuelta
    English:
    about-face
    - about-turn
    - abruptly
    - alter
    - anyhow
    - change
    - change around
    - change over
    - dead
    - debate
    - doctor
    - frame
    - gear
    - hold
    - into
    - lighting
    - mind
    - modify
    - move
    - move about
    - move around
    - move on
    - prerogative
    - rearrange
    - replace
    - reverse
    - shift
    - shift about
    - shift around
    - stationary
    - steadily
    - subject
    - swap
    - swap for
    - swap round
    - swing
    - switch
    - switch over
    - tack
    - think
    - tune
    - vary
    - barter
    - break
    - budge
    - course
    - disguise
    - exchange
    - get
    - hand
    * * *
    vt
    1. [alterar, modificar] to change;
    han cambiado la fecha de salida they've changed o altered the departure date;
    quiere cambiar su imagen she wants to change her image;
    el divorcio lo ha cambiado por completo the divorce has changed him completely, he has changed completely since the divorce;
    cambió su sonrisa en llanto her smile turned to tears;
    tus disculpas no cambian nada your apologies don't change anything
    2. [trasladar] to move;
    tenemos que cambiar las sillas de lugar we have to move the chairs;
    cambiaron la sede central a Buenos Aires they moved their headquarters to Buenos Aires;
    lo van a cambiar a otro colegio they're going to move him to another school
    3. [reemplazar] [rueda, sábanas] to change;
    tenemos que cambiar la lavadora we have to get a new washing machine;
    tengo que cambiar el agua del acuario I have to change the water in the fish tank, I have to put some fresh water in the fish tank;
    cambiar un artículo defectuoso to exchange a faulty item;
    si no está satisfecho, lo puede cambiar if you're not satisfied with it, you can change it;
    tuve que cambiarle una rueda al coche I had to change one of the wheels on the car;
    cambiaré este tornillo por otro más largo I'll swap this screw for a longer one;
    Fam
    ¡cambia el disco o [m5]rollo, que ya aburres! you're getting boring! can't you talk about anything else?
    4. [intercambiar] to swap;
    cambiar cromos/sellos to swap picture cards/stamps;
    cambiar impresiones to compare notes, to exchange views;
    cambiar algo por algo to exchange sth for sth;
    cambié mi reloj por el suyo I swapped watches with him;
    he cambiado mi turno con un compañero I swapped shifts with a colleague;
    ¿te importaría cambiarme el sitio? would you mind swapping o changing places with me?
    5. [dinero] to change;
    en aquel banco cambian dinero they change money at that bank;
    ¿me podría cambiar este billete en monedas, por favor? could you give me change for this note in coins, please?;
    cambiar dólares en euros to change dollars into euros
    6. [bebé] to change
    vi
    1. [alterarse] to change;
    ha cambiado mucho desde el accidente she has changed a lot since the accident;
    la situación no ha cambiado mucho there has been little change in the situation;
    algunas personas no cambian nunca some people never change;
    ya crecerá y cambiará she'll change as she gets older;
    cambiar a mejor/peor to change for the better/worse;
    en ese caso, la cosa cambia that's different, that changes everything;
    le ha cambiado la voz his voice has broken
    2.
    cambiar de to change;
    cambiar de autobús/tren to change buses/trains;
    Fig
    cambiar de camisa/chaqueta to change one's shirt/jacket;
    cambiar de canal [de TV] to turn over, to change channels;
    cambiar de casa to move (house);
    cambiar de color to change colour;
    cambiar de dueño to change hands;
    cambiar de idea/intención to change one's mind/plans;
    cambiar de manos [dinero, vehículo] to change hands;
    cambiar de ritmo to change pace;
    cambiar de rumbo to change course;
    cambiar de sexo to have a sex change;
    cambiar de sitio to change place, to move;
    cambiar de táctica to change one's tactics;
    cambiar de trabajo to move o change jobs
    3. Aut [de marchas]
    cambiar (de marcha) to change gear;
    cambiar a segunda to change into second gear
    4. Meteo to change, to shift;
    el viento cambió the wind changed
    * * *
    I v/t change ( por for); compra exchange ( por for)
    II v/i change;
    cambiar de lugar change places;
    cambiar de marcha AUTO shift gear, Br change gear;
    cambiar de tren change trains;
    cambiar de coche get a new car;
    parecer change one’s mind
    * * *
    1) alterar, modificar: to change
    2) : to exchange, to trade
    1) : to change
    2)
    cambiar de velocidad : to shift gears
    * * *
    1. (en general) to change
    si no te va bien, te lo cambiaremos if it doesn't fit, we'll change it
    ¿dónde puede cambiar las libras en euros? where can I change my pounds into euros?
    2. to exchange / to swap [pt. & pp. swapped]
    cambiar de opinión / parecer to change your mind

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambiar

  • 5 comercial

    adj.
    1 commercial.
    relaciones comerciales trade relations
    2 store.
    f. & m.
    sales rep (vendedor, representante).
    m.
    commercial, ad, advertisement, advert.
    * * *
    1 (del comercio) commercial
    2 (de tiendas) shopping
    1 (vendedor) seller; (hombre) salesman; (mujer) saleswoman
    \
    banco comercial commercial bank
    tratado comercial commercial treaty
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=de tiendas) [área, recinto] shopping antes de s
    2) (=financiero) [carta, operación] business antes de s ; [balanza, déficit, guerra, embargo] trade antes de s ; [intercambio, estrategia] commercial

    el interés comercial de la empresathe commercial o trading interests of the company

    su novela alcanzó un gran éxito comercial — his novel was very successful commercially, his novel achieved great commercial success

    agente 1., local 2., 1)
    3) [aviación, avión, piloto] civil
    4) [cine, teatro, literatura] commercial
    2.
    SMF (=vendedor) salesperson
    * * *
    I
    a) <zona/operación/carta> business (before n)

    nuestra división comercialour sales o marketing department; galería, centro

    b) <película/arte> commercial
    II
    1) (AmL) commercial, advert (BrE)
    2) (CS) (Educ) business school
    III
    femenino o masculino ( tienda)
    * * *
    = commercial, commercially available, entrepreneurial, fee-based, marketing, priceable, for-profit, consumer-like, business-like, business-related, market-orientated [market orientated], profit-making, profit-related, readily available, trade-oriented, profit-orientated, marketable, business, off-the-shelf, commercially operated, market-oriented [market oriented], profit-oriented, out of the box, profit-generating.
    Ex. It is these features which have led co-operative members to select these systems rather than those of the commercial software vendor.
    Ex. Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
    Ex. Business International Inc. is another US service covering economic and marketing activities in over seventy countries.
    Ex. Neither are the latter group, in the course of their professional activities, likely to feel that the treatment of information as a priceable commodity compromises a principle fundamental to their professional ethic.
    Ex. The friction in this industry between private, for-profit services and not-for-profit learned societies or government bodies is deep-seated.
    Ex. I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex. It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex. Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex. In the middle range of authorship there is, then, quite a wide band of writing stretching from the scholarly to the market-orientated = En el nivel medio de autoría existe, pues, a una gran gama de producciones escritas que van desde lo científico a lo comercial.
    Ex. Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.
    Ex. However these distinctions are not always clear cut, the public sector may pursue profit-related goals and the private sector may adopt other goals besides profit (improving work environments, quality of life).
    Ex. Librarians generally adopt the common strategy of simply using readily available sources of information.
    Ex. Trade-oriented scholarly presses also predict more titles, smaller press runs and higher prices.
    Ex. Information producers and sellers are profit-orientated.
    Ex. Central to this is the belief that information is a marketable commodity.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex. A standard off-the-shelf version costs 450 and fully tailored systems usually fall into the range 1,250 -- 1,450.
    Ex. There are a number of microfilming centres in the country including two commercially operated microfilming services.
    Ex. The market oriented economy is changing the role of information and business information services.
    Ex. The author points out dangers inherent in the fact that on-line data bases are privately owned and profit-oriented.
    Ex. Software vendors provide manuals for the ' out of the box' programs they sell.
    Ex. Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    ----
    * actividad comercial = commercial activity.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * aplicación comercial = commercial application, business application.
    * aplicaciones comerciales = commercial software.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * asequible en establecimiento comercial = over the counter.
    * aviación comercial = commercial aviation.
    * bajo comercial = commercial premise.
    * banco comercial = business bank.
    * barrera comercial = trade barrier.
    * carta comercial = business letter.
    * casa comercial = house.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, plaza.
    * comercial 7 papel comercial = commercial paper.
    * compañía comercial = business firm.
    * correspondencia comercial = business correspondence.
    * déficit comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de un gran éxito comercial = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * director comercial = chief commercial officer.
    * directorio comercial = trade directory, traders' list, traders' catalogue.
    * directorio comercial por calles = street directory.
    * distrito comercial = business district.
    * diversificación comercial = business diversification.
    * edificio comercial = commercial building.
    * editor comercial = commercial publisher.
    * editorial comercial = publishing firm, publishing press.
    * emporio comercial = emporium [emporia, -pl.].
    * empresa comercial = business firm.
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estrategia comercial = business plan, market strategy.
    * éxito comercial = commercial success, financial success.
    * firma comercial = commercial firm, firm, commercial enterprise, business firm.
    * galería comercial = shopping arcade, walking arcade.
    * horario comercial = business hours.
    * industria de las exposiciones comerciales = trade show industry.
    * inglés "comercial" = pidgin English.
    * licencia comercial = trading licence.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * nación comercial = trading nation.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * novedad comercial = industry update.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * parque comercial = business estate.
    * poco comercial = uncommercial.
    * polígono comercial = business estate.
    * presentación comercial = technical presentation.
    * producto comercial = retail product.
    * programa informático comercial = commercial application, commercial software.
    * programas comerciales = commercial software.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * proyecto comercial = marketing project.
    * razonamiento comercial = business case.
    * relaciones comerciales = business dealings.
    * rentabilidad comercial = business profitability.
    * representante comercial = business traveller.
    * riesgo comercial = business risk.
    * secreto comercial = competitive information.
    * sector comercial, el = profit-oriented sector, the, profit sector, the, commercial sector, the, for-profit sector, the.
    * sector no comercial, el = not-for-profit sector, the, non-profit sector, the.
    * servicio comercial = commercial service.
    * sistema comercial = market system, commercial system.
    * situado en la calle comercial = shop-front [shopfront] .
    * socio comercial = business associate.
    * software comercial = commercial software.
    * valor comercial = commercial paper.
    * vehículo comercial = commercial vehicle.
    * viajante comercial = business traveller.
    * visión comercial = business acumen.
    * vuelo comercial = commercial flight.
    * zona comercial = business district, shopping area, shopping district.
    * * *
    I
    a) <zona/operación/carta> business (before n)

    nuestra división comercialour sales o marketing department; galería, centro

    b) <película/arte> commercial
    II
    1) (AmL) commercial, advert (BrE)
    2) (CS) (Educ) business school
    III
    femenino o masculino ( tienda)
    * * *
    = commercial, commercially available, entrepreneurial, fee-based, marketing, priceable, for-profit, consumer-like, business-like, business-related, market-orientated [market orientated], profit-making, profit-related, readily available, trade-oriented, profit-orientated, marketable, business, off-the-shelf, commercially operated, market-oriented [market oriented], profit-oriented, out of the box, profit-generating.

    Ex: It is these features which have led co-operative members to select these systems rather than those of the commercial software vendor.

    Ex: Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.
    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex: The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
    Ex: Business International Inc. is another US service covering economic and marketing activities in over seventy countries.
    Ex: Neither are the latter group, in the course of their professional activities, likely to feel that the treatment of information as a priceable commodity compromises a principle fundamental to their professional ethic.
    Ex: The friction in this industry between private, for-profit services and not-for-profit learned societies or government bodies is deep-seated.
    Ex: I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex: It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex: Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex: In the middle range of authorship there is, then, quite a wide band of writing stretching from the scholarly to the market-orientated = En el nivel medio de autoría existe, pues, a una gran gama de producciones escritas que van desde lo científico a lo comercial.
    Ex: Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.
    Ex: However these distinctions are not always clear cut, the public sector may pursue profit-related goals and the private sector may adopt other goals besides profit (improving work environments, quality of life).
    Ex: Librarians generally adopt the common strategy of simply using readily available sources of information.
    Ex: Trade-oriented scholarly presses also predict more titles, smaller press runs and higher prices.
    Ex: Information producers and sellers are profit-orientated.
    Ex: Central to this is the belief that information is a marketable commodity.
    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex: A standard off-the-shelf version costs 450 and fully tailored systems usually fall into the range 1,250 -- 1,450.
    Ex: There are a number of microfilming centres in the country including two commercially operated microfilming services.
    Ex: The market oriented economy is changing the role of information and business information services.
    Ex: The author points out dangers inherent in the fact that on-line data bases are privately owned and profit-oriented.
    Ex: Software vendors provide manuals for the ' out of the box' programs they sell.
    Ex: Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    * actividad comercial = commercial activity.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * aplicación comercial = commercial application, business application.
    * aplicaciones comerciales = commercial software.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * asequible en establecimiento comercial = over the counter.
    * aviación comercial = commercial aviation.
    * bajo comercial = commercial premise.
    * banco comercial = business bank.
    * barrera comercial = trade barrier.
    * carta comercial = business letter.
    * casa comercial = house.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, plaza.
    * comercial 7 papel comercial = commercial paper.
    * compañía comercial = business firm.
    * correspondencia comercial = business correspondence.
    * déficit comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de un gran éxito comercial = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * director comercial = chief commercial officer.
    * directorio comercial = trade directory, traders' list, traders' catalogue.
    * directorio comercial por calles = street directory.
    * distrito comercial = business district.
    * diversificación comercial = business diversification.
    * edificio comercial = commercial building.
    * editor comercial = commercial publisher.
    * editorial comercial = publishing firm, publishing press.
    * emporio comercial = emporium [emporia, -pl.].
    * empresa comercial = business firm.
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estrategia comercial = business plan, market strategy.
    * éxito comercial = commercial success, financial success.
    * firma comercial = commercial firm, firm, commercial enterprise, business firm.
    * galería comercial = shopping arcade, walking arcade.
    * horario comercial = business hours.
    * industria de las exposiciones comerciales = trade show industry.
    * inglés "comercial" = pidgin English.
    * licencia comercial = trading licence.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * nación comercial = trading nation.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * novedad comercial = industry update.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * parque comercial = business estate.
    * poco comercial = uncommercial.
    * polígono comercial = business estate.
    * presentación comercial = technical presentation.
    * producto comercial = retail product.
    * programa informático comercial = commercial application, commercial software.
    * programas comerciales = commercial software.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * proyecto comercial = marketing project.
    * razonamiento comercial = business case.
    * relaciones comerciales = business dealings.
    * rentabilidad comercial = business profitability.
    * representante comercial = business traveller.
    * riesgo comercial = business risk.
    * secreto comercial = competitive information.
    * sector comercial, el = profit-oriented sector, the, profit sector, the, commercial sector, the, for-profit sector, the.
    * sector no comercial, el = not-for-profit sector, the, non-profit sector, the.
    * servicio comercial = commercial service.
    * sistema comercial = market system, commercial system.
    * situado en la calle comercial = shop-front [shopfront].
    * socio comercial = business associate.
    * software comercial = commercial software.
    * valor comercial = commercial paper.
    * vehículo comercial = commercial vehicle.
    * viajante comercial = business traveller.
    * visión comercial = business acumen.
    * vuelo comercial = commercial flight.
    * zona comercial = business district, shopping area, shopping district.

    * * *
    1 ‹distrito/operación› business ( before n)
    una importante firma comercial an important company
    el desequilibrio comercial entre los dos países the trade imbalance between the two countries
    un emporio comercial fenicio a Phoenician trading post
    algunos critican su agresividad comercial some people criticize their aggressive approach to business
    el déficit comercial the trade deficit
    una carta comercial a business letter
    nuevas iniciativas comerciales new business initiatives
    nuestra división comercial our sales o marketing department
    el derribo de un avión comercial the shooting down of a civil aircraft
    2 ‹película/arte› commercial
    ( AmL)
    commercial, advert ( BrE)
    or
    A
    (tienda): [ S ] Comercial Hernández Hernandez's Stores
    B (CS) ( Educ) business school
    * * *

     

    comercial adjetivo
    a)zona/operación/carta business ( before n);


    el déficit comercial the trade deficit;
    See Also→ galería, centro
    b)película/arte commercial

    ■ sustantivo masculino

    b) (CS) (Educ) business school

    comercial adjetivo commercial
    ' comercial' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    balanza
    - centro
    - depresión
    - erotizar
    - galería
    - propaganda
    - recibo
    - Sres.
    - feria
    - gerente
    - pasaje
    - relación
    - señalización
    - señalizar
    - zona
    English:
    accessible
    - arcade
    - brand name
    - business
    - commercial
    - commercialize
    - delay
    - delegation
    - head-hunt
    - mall
    - merchant bank
    - moneymaker
    - profit margin
    - rep
    - run across
    - sales brochure
    - sales promotion
    - sales rep
    - selling point
    - shopping centre
    - trade agreement
    - trade deficit
    - trade embargo
    - trade gap
    - trade route
    - tradename
    - trading partner
    - trading results
    - unbusinesslike
    - break
    - cash
    - fair
    - for
    - mix
    - opening
    - plaza
    - precinct
    - representative
    - shopping
    - trade
    - trading
    * * *
    adj
    1. [de empresas] commercial;
    [embargo, déficit, disputa] trade;
    relaciones comerciales trade relations;
    aviación comercial civil aviation;
    política comercial trade policy;
    gestión comercial business management
    2. [que se vende bien] commercial;
    una película muy comercial a very commercial film
    nmf
    [vendedor, representante] sales rep
    nm
    Am commercial, Br advert
    * * *
    I adj commercial; de negocios business atr ;
    el déficit comercial the trade deficit
    II m/f representative
    III m L.Am. ( anuncio) commercial
    * * *
    comercial adj & nm
    : commercial
    * * *
    comercial1 adj commercial
    comercial2 n salesman [pl. salesmen] / saleswoman [pl. saleswomen]

    Spanish-English dictionary > comercial

  • 6 compartir

    v.
    1 to share (out) (ganancias, gastos).
    Ricardo comparte gustos con María Richard shares tastes with Mary.
    2 to share.
    compartir algo con alguien to share something with somebody
    3 to share (ideas, pesimismo).
    no comparto tu opinión I don't share your opinion
    4 to share in, to partake of, to go shares in.
    Ellos comparten su pena They share in their grief.
    5 to split, to share, to divide up, to divide in equal parts.
    Ella comparte su pastel She splits her cake.
    6 to partake in.
    Ella comparte la celebración She partakes in the celebration.
    7 to enjoy in common, to share.
    Ellos comparten su afición They enjoy their interest in common.
    * * *
    1 (dividir) to divide (up), split, share (out)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ casa, cuarto, comida, ropa] to share
    2) [+ ganancias] to share (out), divide (up); [+ gastos] to share

    compartimos las ganancias a mediaswe shared (out) o divided (up) the profits between us

    3) [+ opinión] to share; [+ objetivos] to agree with; [+ sentimientos] to share
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <oficina/comida/ganancias> to share
    b) <opinión/responsabilidad> to share
    * * *
    = have + Nombre + in common, share, share + Nombre + in common, hold in + common, tread + common ground, syndicate, partake (in/of).
    Ex. This record is related to the previous article because it has four references in common with that article.
    Ex. If responsibility is shared between more than three persons or corporate bodies (and no principal author is indicated), then entry is made under the title.
    Ex. A class is a set of things which share some property, or characteristic, in common.
    Ex. The study aims to identify low use current journals that are held in common.
    Ex. Libraries and education tread a great deal of common ground, e.g., continuing education, staff qualities, library use education for students, and adult literacy.
    Ex. If electronic journal vendors and publishers syndicated their content, users could choose to receive desktop notification for newly-published relevant articles by journal title or discipline.
    Ex. The objective should be to create and entrepreneurial spirit in the midst of bureaucracy whereby all partake in the responsibilities and risks of the library's activities.
    ----
    * compartir el conocimiento = knowledge sharing, pool + knowledge.
    * compartir el viaje en coche = car-pool [carpool].
    * compartir esfuerzos = share + efforts.
    * compartir espacio = share + space.
    * compartir experiencias = share + experience.
    * compartir ideas = pool + ideas, share + ideas, share + thoughts, pool + ideas, bounce off + ideas.
    * compartir ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * compartir la experiencia profesional = pool + expertise.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * compartir la responsabilidad = share + burden.
    * compartir recursos = pool + resources.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <oficina/comida/ganancias> to share
    b) <opinión/responsabilidad> to share
    * * *
    = have + Nombre + in common, share, share + Nombre + in common, hold in + common, tread + common ground, syndicate, partake (in/of).

    Ex: This record is related to the previous article because it has four references in common with that article.

    Ex: If responsibility is shared between more than three persons or corporate bodies (and no principal author is indicated), then entry is made under the title.
    Ex: A class is a set of things which share some property, or characteristic, in common.
    Ex: The study aims to identify low use current journals that are held in common.
    Ex: Libraries and education tread a great deal of common ground, e.g., continuing education, staff qualities, library use education for students, and adult literacy.
    Ex: If electronic journal vendors and publishers syndicated their content, users could choose to receive desktop notification for newly-published relevant articles by journal title or discipline.
    Ex: The objective should be to create and entrepreneurial spirit in the midst of bureaucracy whereby all partake in the responsibilities and risks of the library's activities.
    * compartir el conocimiento = knowledge sharing, pool + knowledge.
    * compartir el viaje en coche = car-pool [carpool].
    * compartir esfuerzos = share + efforts.
    * compartir espacio = share + space.
    * compartir experiencias = share + experience.
    * compartir ideas = pool + ideas, share + ideas, share + thoughts, pool + ideas, bounce off + ideas.
    * compartir ideas con Alguien = bounce + ideas off + Nombre.
    * compartir la experiencia profesional = pool + expertise.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * compartir la responsabilidad = share + burden.
    * compartir recursos = pool + resources.

    * * *
    compartir [I1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹oficina/comida› to share
    compartimos las ganancias we share the profits
    comparten los gastos de teléfono entre todos they split the phone bill between them
    compartir algo CON algn to share sth WITH sb
    comparto la habitación con mi hermana I share the room with my sister
    compartí mi almuerzo con él I shared my lunch with him, I let him have some of my lunch
    [ S ] se comparte casa room to let in shared house
    2 ‹opinión/criterio/responsabilidad› to share
    no comparto tu optimismo I don't share your optimism
    * * *

     

    compartir ( conjugate compartir) verbo transitivo
    to share;
    compartir algo con algn to share sth with sb
    compartir verbo transitivo to share: ¿por qué no compartimos lo que queda de tarta?, why don't we share what's left of the pie?
    ' compartir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    participar
    English:
    job share
    - share
    * * *
    1. [ganancias, gastos] to share (out);
    lo compartieron entre los familiares they shared it (out) among their relations
    2. [casa, vehículo] to share;
    compartir algo con alguien to share sth with sb
    3. [ideas, pesimismo] to share;
    no comparto tu opinión I don't share your opinion
    * * *
    v/t share ( con with)
    * * *
    : to share
    * * *
    compartir vb to share

    Spanish-English dictionary > compartir

  • 7 contratiempo

    m.
    1 mishap (accidente).
    2 setback, set-back, difficulty, mishap.
    * * *
    1 (contrariedad) setback, hitch; (accidente) mishap
    \
    a contratiempo MÚSICA on the offbeat
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=revés) setback, reverse; (=accidente) mishap, accident
    2) (Mús)
    * * *
    masculino ( problema) setback, hitch; ( accidente) mishap

    sufrir or tener un contratiempo — to have a setback/a mishap

    * * *
    = mishap, setback, adversity, misfortune, hiccup, mischance, problem, misadventure.
    Ex. The operations staff makes special backup copies of the catalogs in the network, reconstructs the files in case of a serious mishap, enters new system logon names, assigns authorization levels, and so forth.
    Ex. This article traces the beginning of library automation in Denmark, outlining the plans and setbacks which were experienced.
    Ex. But adversity is fertile ground for innovation, and for this reason librarians should consider adopting from the entrepreneurial model.
    Ex. The economic misfortunes of the decade had removed much of the opposition to the working classes using public libraries.
    Ex. The book 'The Last Hiccup of the Old Demographic Regime' examines the impact of epidemics and disease on population growth in the late seventeenth century.
    Ex. Lawyers find it problematic to consult psychologists, partly because psychological research may turn up unfavorable data through sheer mischance, eg, an invalid sample.
    Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex. This is a wholly truthful account of her various discoveries and misadventures recounted, to the best of her recollection, in four parts.
    ----
    * contratiempos = pitfalls and potholes.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * si no hay ningún contratiempo = all being well.
    * sufrir un contratiempo = suffer + bruises.
    * * *
    masculino ( problema) setback, hitch; ( accidente) mishap

    sufrir or tener un contratiempo — to have a setback/a mishap

    * * *
    = mishap, setback, adversity, misfortune, hiccup, mischance, problem, misadventure.

    Ex: The operations staff makes special backup copies of the catalogs in the network, reconstructs the files in case of a serious mishap, enters new system logon names, assigns authorization levels, and so forth.

    Ex: This article traces the beginning of library automation in Denmark, outlining the plans and setbacks which were experienced.
    Ex: But adversity is fertile ground for innovation, and for this reason librarians should consider adopting from the entrepreneurial model.
    Ex: The economic misfortunes of the decade had removed much of the opposition to the working classes using public libraries.
    Ex: The book 'The Last Hiccup of the Old Demographic Regime' examines the impact of epidemics and disease on population growth in the late seventeenth century.
    Ex: Lawyers find it problematic to consult psychologists, partly because psychological research may turn up unfavorable data through sheer mischance, eg, an invalid sample.
    Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex: This is a wholly truthful account of her various discoveries and misadventures recounted, to the best of her recollection, in four parts.
    * contratiempos = pitfalls and potholes.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * si no hay ningún contratiempo = all being well.
    * sufrir un contratiempo = suffer + bruises.

    * * *
    (problema) setback, hitch; (accidente) mishap
    sufrimos or tuvimos un pequeño contratiempo en el camino we had a little mishap on the way
    * * *

    contratiempo sustantivo masculino ( problema) setback, hitch;
    ( accidente) mishap;
    sufrir or tener un contratiempo to have a setback/a mishap
    contratiempo sustantivo masculino setback, hitch
    ' contratiempo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    golpe
    - tropiezo
    - varapalo
    - complicación
    - faena
    - percance
    - revés
    English:
    hang on
    - hang-up
    - hiccough
    - hiccup
    - hitch
    - mishap
    - setback
    - upset
    * * *
    [accidente] mishap; [dificultad] setback;
    me ha surgido un contratiempo y no voy a poder acudir a problem has come up and I won't be able to attend;
    el fallo judicial supone un enorme contratiempo the court's ruling means an enormous setback
    * * *
    m setback, hitch
    * * *
    1) percance: mishap, accident
    2) dificultad: setback, difficulty
    * * *
    1. (revés) setback
    2. (accidente) problem

    Spanish-English dictionary > contratiempo

  • 8 cualidad

    f.
    1 quality.
    2 attribute, peculiarity, quality.
    * * *
    1 (de persona) quality, attribute
    2 (de cosa) quality, property
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=virtud) quality; (=talento) talent

    su principal cualidad era la lealtad — loyalty was their main virtue, their foremost quality was loyalty

    2) (=atributo) attribute, characteristic
    3) (Fís, Fil) property
    * * *
    a) (virtud, aptitud) quality
    b) ( característica) quality
    * * *
    = attribute, quality, strength, gift, character trait.
    Ex. A characteristic of subdivision is an attribute or property which all concepts in a given facet have in common, and by which isolates can be grouped.
    Ex. The search profile will only be modified periodically as the quality of the set of notifications output from the search drops to unacceptable levels.
    Ex. One particular strength is that it is possible both to specify the area and the subject of the map.
    Ex. The writer's gift is to orchestrate words in print better than the rest of us.
    Ex. Personality theory based on genetics is used to trace inherited character traits in European royalty.
    ----
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * cualidad de lo que constituye ser un registro = recordness.
    * cualidades = competence.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cualidades personales = personal qualities.
    * diferir en cualidad = differ in + kind (from).
    * exageración de las cualidades de Algo = overselling.
    * exagerar las cualidades de Algo = oversell.
    * hacer resaltar las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * poner de manifiesto las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * potenciar las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * sacar a relucir las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.
    * * *
    a) (virtud, aptitud) quality
    b) ( característica) quality
    * * *
    = attribute, quality, strength, gift, character trait.

    Ex: A characteristic of subdivision is an attribute or property which all concepts in a given facet have in common, and by which isolates can be grouped.

    Ex: The search profile will only be modified periodically as the quality of the set of notifications output from the search drops to unacceptable levels.
    Ex: One particular strength is that it is possible both to specify the area and the subject of the map.
    Ex: The writer's gift is to orchestrate words in print better than the rest of us.
    Ex: Personality theory based on genetics is used to trace inherited character traits in European royalty.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * cualidad de lo que constituye ser un registro = recordness.
    * cualidades = competence.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cualidades personales = personal qualities.
    * diferir en cualidad = differ in + kind (from).
    * exageración de las cualidades de Algo = overselling.
    * exagerar las cualidades de Algo = oversell.
    * hacer resaltar las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * poner de manifiesto las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * potenciar las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * sacar a relucir las mejores cualidades de = bring out + the best in.
    * tener cualidades + Adjetivo = be of + Adjetivo + quality.

    * * *
    1 (virtud, aptitud) quality
    tiene muy buenas cualidades she has many good qualities
    entre sus cualidades no se cuenta la paciencia patience is not one of his virtues
    las cualidades de la lana the qualities o properties of wool
    * * *

     

    cualidad sustantivo femenino
    quality
    cualidad sustantivo femenino quality
    ' cualidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adherencia
    - arbitrariedad
    - de
    - despiste
    - desplegar
    - ser
    - estiramiento
    - exquisitez
    - frivolidad
    - honor
    - incapaz
    - injusticia
    - notable
    - novedad
    - pecar
    - perder
    - presumir
    - propiedad
    - rareza
    - relativa
    - relativo
    - respirar
    - resplandecer
    - revestir
    - ridiculez
    - rozar
    - selectividad
    - tacto
    - tontería
    - trivialidad
    - vaguedad
    - virtud
    - admirar
    - amabilidad
    - astucia
    - atributo
    - atrocidad
    - belleza
    - complicación
    - criminalidad
    - curiosidad
    - decisión
    - descortesía
    - determinación
    - dignidad
    - divinidad
    - estupidez
    - evidencia
    - excelencia
    - extravagancia
    English:
    check
    - decision
    - exude
    - merit
    - point
    - quality
    * * *
    1. [característica] characteristic, quality;
    su cualidad más destacada es la conductividad its most notable characteristic o property is its conductivity
    2. [virtud] quality;
    tiene buenas cualidades para la música she has an aptitude for music
    * * *
    f quality
    * * *
    : quality, trait
    * * *
    cualidad n quality [pl. qualities]

    Spanish-English dictionary > cualidad

  • 9 cualidades empresariales

    Ex. Libraries must add to their professional expertise some new entrepreneurial skills, attitudes and values.
    * * *

    Ex: Libraries must add to their professional expertise some new entrepreneurial skills, attitudes and values.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cualidades empresariales

  • 10 dar señales de vida

    to show signs of life
    * * *
    (v.) = show + signs of life
    Ex. These new investments are among several indicators that Europe's moribund entrepreneurial scene is showing signs of life.
    * * *
    (v.) = show + signs of life

    Ex: These new investments are among several indicators that Europe's moribund entrepreneurial scene is showing signs of life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar señales de vida

  • 11 defenderse de ataques

    (v.) = ward off + attacks
    Ex. Thus the German publishers could use the relatively strong position they gained to ward off attacks on thier entrepreneurial autonomy.
    * * *
    (v.) = ward off + attacks

    Ex: Thus the German publishers could use the relatively strong position they gained to ward off attacks on thier entrepreneurial autonomy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > defenderse de ataques

  • 12 emprendedor

    adj.
    enterprising, aggressive, daring, free-lance.
    m.
    enterpriser, go-getter, entrepreneur.
    * * *
    1 enterprising, resourceful
    * * *
    (f. - emprendedora)
    adj.
    enterprising, go-ahead
    * * *
    ADJ enterprising, go-ahead
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo enterprising
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, enterprising, doer.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. I should like first of all to express my appreciation to the enterprising and energetic partnership of Freedman and Malinconico for their indefatigable efforts to focus attention and foster discussion on current developments and issues in cataloging.
    Ex. He was hoping to renew the discourse between thinkers and doers that created America in the first place.
    ----
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo enterprising
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, enterprising, doer.

    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.

    Ex: I should like first of all to express my appreciation to the enterprising and energetic partnership of Freedman and Malinconico for their indefatigable efforts to focus attention and foster discussion on current developments and issues in cataloging.
    Ex: He was hoping to renew the discourse between thinkers and doers that created America in the first place.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.

    * * *
    enterprising, go-ahead ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    emprendedor
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    enterprising
    emprendedor,-ora adjetivo enterprising

    ' emprendedor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    emprendedora
    - inquieta
    - inquieto
    English:
    enterprising
    - resourceful
    * * *
    emprendedor, -ora adj
    enterprising;
    se necesita ejecutivo dinámico y emprendedor [en anuncio de trabajo] dynamic and enterprising executive required
    * * *
    adj enterprising;
    espíritu emprendedor entrepreneurship;
    * * *
    : enterprising

    Spanish-English dictionary > emprendedor

  • 13 empresarial

    adj.
    entrepreneurial, free-lance, corporate, enterprising.
    * * *
    1 managerial, management
    * * *
    ADJ [función, clase] managerial
    * * *
    adjetivo business (before n)
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, business-related, business.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    ----
    * comunidad empresarial, la = business community, the.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cultura empresarial = business culture.
    * economía empresarial = business economics, managerial economics.
    * espíritu empresarial = business acumen.
    * modelo empresarial = business model.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * parque empresarial = business park.
    * sector empresarial, el = business sector, the, commercial sector, the.
    * * *
    adjetivo business (before n)
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, business-related, business.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.

    Ex: Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    * comunidad empresarial, la = business community, the.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cultura empresarial = business culture.
    * economía empresarial = business economics, managerial economics.
    * espíritu empresarial = business acumen.
    * modelo empresarial = business model.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * parque empresarial = business park.
    * sector empresarial, el = business sector, the, commercial sector, the.

    * * *
    business ( before n)
    la parte empresarial the management
    las organizaciones empresariales the employers' organizations
    en el ámbito empresarial in the business world, among business people
    * * *

     

    empresarial adjetivo business: es muy activo y tiene espíritu empresarial, he's very industrious and he's got good business acumen
    (ciencias) empresariales, business studies
    ' empresarial' also found in these entries:
    English:
    business park
    - course
    - corporate
    * * *
    adj
    [estructura, crisis, líder] business;
    estudios empresariales management o business studies;
    organización empresarial employers' organization
    empresariales nfpl
    Esp business studies
    * * *
    adj business atr ;
    ciencias empresariales business studies sg
    * * *
    : business, managerial, corporate

    Spanish-English dictionary > empresarial

  • 14 espíritu empresarial

    m.
    entrepreneurial spirit, entrepreneurship, aggressiveness.
    * * *
    (n.) = entrepreneurship, business acumen
    Ex. Various categories of entrepreneurship have been identified -- the idealist, the inventor, the organiser and the innovator -- of which the last two types can exist within the library environment.
    Ex. They have business acumen -- the ability to focus on the basics and make money for the company.
    * * *
    (n.) = entrepreneurship, business acumen

    Ex: Various categories of entrepreneurship have been identified -- the idealist, the inventor, the organiser and the innovator -- of which the last two types can exist within the library environment.

    Ex: They have business acumen -- the ability to focus on the basics and make money for the company.

    Spanish-English dictionary > espíritu empresarial

  • 15 ganancia

    f.
    1 profit (rendimiento).
    ganancias y pérdidas profit and loss
    ganancia líquida net profit
    2 haul, amount taken.
    * * *
    1 gain, profit
    \
    no (te, le, etc) arriendo la ganancia I wouldn't like to swap places with (you, him, etc)
    * * *
    noun f.
    profit, gain
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=beneficio) gain; (=aumento) increase
    2) pl ganancias (Com, Econ) (=ingresos) earnings; (=beneficios) profits
    3) LAm (=propina) extra, bonus
    * * *
    femenino (Com, Fin) profit
    * * *
    = earnings, gain, profit, profit margin, financial gain.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. This is likely to lead to shorter and less complex profiles for searches, and the gains will be most obvious in a natural language system.
    Ex. As the quantity increased the printer's capital investment, which was always alarmingly high, rose with it, and his profit as a percentage of investment fell.
    Ex. This article discusses vendors' costs and profit margins and suggests librarians should expect either bigger discounts or more added-value services, but not both.
    Ex. Books are stolen for financial gain or out of an excessive passion for the volumes themselves.
    ----
    * ganancia bruta = gross profit.
    * ganancias = proceeds, return, spoils, winnings.
    * ganancias de la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * ganancias en relación con la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * impuesto sobre las ganancias = profit(s) tax.
    * margen de ganancia = markup rate, markup [mark-up], profit margin.
    * muchas ganancias = high return.
    * obtener ganancia = gain + benefit.
    * * *
    femenino (Com, Fin) profit
    * * *
    = earnings, gain, profit, profit margin, financial gain.

    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.

    Ex: This is likely to lead to shorter and less complex profiles for searches, and the gains will be most obvious in a natural language system.
    Ex: As the quantity increased the printer's capital investment, which was always alarmingly high, rose with it, and his profit as a percentage of investment fell.
    Ex: This article discusses vendors' costs and profit margins and suggests librarians should expect either bigger discounts or more added-value services, but not both.
    Ex: Books are stolen for financial gain or out of an excessive passion for the volumes themselves.
    * ganancia bruta = gross profit.
    * ganancias = proceeds, return, spoils, winnings.
    * ganancias de la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * ganancias en relación con la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * impuesto sobre las ganancias = profit(s) tax.
    * margen de ganancia = markup rate, markup [mark-up], profit margin.
    * muchas ganancias = high return.
    * obtener ganancia = gain + benefit.

    * * *
    A ( Com, Fin) profit
    las ganancias del año the year's profits
    la empresa sacó muy poca ganancia este año the company made very little profit this year
    estas operaciones dejaron poca(s) ganancia(s) these operations did not produce much profit
    no te/le/les arriendo la ganancia I don't envy you/him/them, I wouldn't like to swap places with you/him/them
    Compuestos:
    ganancia líquida or neta
    net profit
    ganancia total or bruta
    gross profit
    B ( Audio, Elec) gain
    * * *

     

    ganancia sustantivo femenino (Com, Fin) profit;
    ganancia neta/bruta net/gross profit;

    ganancia del capital capital gain
    ganancia sustantivo femenino profit
    ♦ Locuciones: no te/le arriendo la ganancia, I wouldn't like to be in your shoes

    ' ganancia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejar
    - embolsarse
    - recaudación
    - sacar
    - utilidad
    English:
    gain
    - windfall
    - margin
    - profit
    - profitably
    * * *
    1. [rendimiento] profit;
    [ingreso] earnings;
    ganancias y pérdidas profit and loss;
    Fam
    no te arriendo la ganancia [no te envidio] I wouldn't like to be in your shoes, I don't envy you
    ganancia bruta gross profit o earnings;
    ganancias de capital capital gains;
    ganancia inesperada windfall profit;
    ganancias invisibles invisible earnings;
    ganancia líquida net profit o earnings;
    ganancia neta net profit o earnings;
    ganancias sobre el papel paper profits;
    ganancia total gross profit o earnings
    2. Elec gain
    3. Chile, Guat, Méx [propina] extra, bonus
    * * *
    f profit
    * * *
    1) : profit
    2) ganancias nfpl
    : winnings, gains
    * * *
    ganancia n profit

    Spanish-English dictionary > ganancia

  • 16 gemir

    v.
    1 to moan, to groan (person).
    El fantasma gime The ghost moans.
    El viento gime The wind moans.
    2 to howl (viento).
    3 to moan at.
    Me gime Ricardo Ricardo moans at me.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SERVIR], like link=servir servir
    1 (quejarse) to moan, groan
    2 figurado (aullar) to whimper
    * * *
    verb
    to groan, moan
    * * *
    VI (=quejarse) to groan, moan; (=lamentarse) to wail, howl; [animal] to whine; [viento] to howl, wail

    - sí -dijo gimiendo — "yes," he groaned

    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona to moan, groan
    b) animal to whine
    c) (liter) viento to moan
    * * *
    = moan, whine, groan, wail, blubber, snivel, bay, whimper.
    Ex. The article 'Don't you weep, don't you moan: a sermon on entrepreneurship for acquisitions librarians' urges librarians to become entrepreneurial, to market their services, and to become visible.
    Ex. Nothing you can do about that so no use whining.
    Ex. Young kids like listening to these shaggy dog stories, but don't usually 'get it', while parents generally groan over the punch lines.
    Ex. At this the Queen wept and wailed; but being a clever woman she thought out a plan whereby to save her son.
    Ex. 'I hate you!' were the only words that stumbled from his trembling mouth as he blubbered and stomped away.
    Ex. Always snivelling, coughing, spitting; a stupid, tedious, ill-natured fellow, who was for ever fatiguing people.
    Ex. If the Holocaust cannot be discussed freely then stop baying about freedom of speech.
    Ex. My baby is 2 months old, he spends most of his waking time either whining or whimpering, only occasionally seems content.
    ----
    * gemir como alma en pena = wail like + a banshee.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona to moan, groan
    b) animal to whine
    c) (liter) viento to moan
    * * *
    = moan, whine, groan, wail, blubber, snivel, bay, whimper.

    Ex: The article 'Don't you weep, don't you moan: a sermon on entrepreneurship for acquisitions librarians' urges librarians to become entrepreneurial, to market their services, and to become visible.

    Ex: Nothing you can do about that so no use whining.
    Ex: Young kids like listening to these shaggy dog stories, but don't usually 'get it', while parents generally groan over the punch lines.
    Ex: At this the Queen wept and wailed; but being a clever woman she thought out a plan whereby to save her son.
    Ex: 'I hate you!' were the only words that stumbled from his trembling mouth as he blubbered and stomped away.
    Ex: Always snivelling, coughing, spitting; a stupid, tedious, ill-natured fellow, who was for ever fatiguing people.
    Ex: If the Holocaust cannot be discussed freely then stop baying about freedom of speech.
    Ex: My baby is 2 months old, he spends most of his waking time either whining or whimpering, only occasionally seems content.
    * gemir como alma en pena = wail like + a banshee.

    * * *
    gemir [ I14 ]
    vi
    1 «persona» to moan, groan
    gemía de dolor he moaned with pain
    2 «animal» to whine
    3 ( liter); «viento» to moan
    * * *

    gemir ( conjugate gemir) verbo intransitivo


    gemir verbo intransitivo to groan: gemían de dolor, he groaned in pain
    ' gemir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pujar
    - quejarse
    English:
    groan
    - moan
    - wail
    - whine
    * * *
    gemir vi
    1. [persona] to moan, to groan;
    gemir de placer to moan o groan with pleasure
    2. [animal] to whine
    3. [viento] to moan
    * * *
    v/i moan, groan
    * * *
    gemir {54} vi
    : to moan, to groan, to wail
    * * *
    gemir vb
    1. (persona) to groan
    2. (animal) to whine

    Spanish-English dictionary > gemir

  • 17 generador de ingresos

    (adj.) = income-generating, revenue-earning, revenue-making, revenue-generating, revenue earner, profit-generating, profit-making
    Ex. This article considers the main motives for introducing entrepreneurial and other income-generating activities into academic libraries.
    Ex. This article reviews the results of a number of case studies carried out to determine the degree to which UK academic libraries offer revenue-earning services.
    Ex. The revenue-making services are glamorous, and their magic mists the fundamental democratic perspective of the free public library.
    Ex. Most of the applications discussed were revenue-generating services for which the end-user is expected to pay.
    Ex. The largest revenue earners were those museums where money was assigned directly back to the service department to offset or recouped against costs.
    Ex. Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    Ex. Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.
    * * *
    (adj.) = income-generating, revenue-earning, revenue-making, revenue-generating, revenue earner, profit-generating, profit-making

    Ex: This article considers the main motives for introducing entrepreneurial and other income-generating activities into academic libraries.

    Ex: This article reviews the results of a number of case studies carried out to determine the degree to which UK academic libraries offer revenue-earning services.
    Ex: The revenue-making services are glamorous, and their magic mists the fundamental democratic perspective of the free public library.
    Ex: Most of the applications discussed were revenue-generating services for which the end-user is expected to pay.
    Ex: The largest revenue earners were those museums where money was assigned directly back to the service department to offset or recouped against costs.
    Ex: Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    Ex: Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > generador de ingresos

  • 18 instinto agresivo

    Ex. In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.
    * * *

    Ex: In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.

    Spanish-English dictionary > instinto agresivo

  • 19 instinto asesino

    m.
    killer instinct.
    * * *
    Ex. In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.
    * * *

    Ex: In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.

    Spanish-English dictionary > instinto asesino

  • 20 instinto predador

    Ex. In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.
    * * *

    Ex: In libraries individuals who develop new programmes or services might possess the 3 entrepreneurial qualities: vision; self-motivation; and killer instinct.

    Spanish-English dictionary > instinto predador

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  • entrepreneurial — 1922, from ENTREPRENEUR (Cf. entrepreneur) + AL (Cf. al) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • entrepreneurial — /ˌɒntrəprə nɜ:riəl/ adjective taking commercial risks ● an entrepreneurial decision …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • entrepreneurial — /ˌɒntrəprə nɜ:riəl/ adjective taking commercial risks ● an entrepreneurial decision …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • entrepreneurial — entrepreneur ► NOUN ▪ a person who sets up a business or businesses. DERIVATIVES entrepreneurial adjective entrepreneurialism noun entrepreneurially adverb entrepreneurism noun. ORIGIN French, from entreprendre undertake …   English terms dictionary

  • entrepreneurial — adjective 1. of or relating to an entrepreneur entrepreneurial risks • Pertains to noun: ↑entrepreneur • Derivationally related forms: ↑entrepreneur 2. willing to take risks in order to make a profit • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • entrepreneurial — adjective see entrepreneur …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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