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  • 1 Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA)

    Ex. This article focuses on photographs documenting the activities and facilities of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), collected as part of ongoing research into the history of the YWCA in Canada between 1870 and 1930.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA)

  • 2 Belice

    f.
    Belize.
    * * *
    1 Belize
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino Belize
    * * *
    = Belize.
    Ex. The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.
    * * *
    masculino Belize
    * * *

    Ex: The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.

    * * *
    Belize
    * * *
    Belize
    * * *
    m Belize

    Spanish-English dictionary > Belice

  • 3 Crimea

    * * *
    = Crimea.
    Ex. Research centers are concentrated in the south, especially in Crimea, and work focuses mainly on practical applications, such as solar stills, ovens, water pumps, and cooling systems.
    ----
    * de Crimea = Crimean.
    * * *

    Ex: Research centers are concentrated in the south, especially in Crimea, and work focuses mainly on practical applications, such as solar stills, ovens, water pumps, and cooling systems.

    * de Crimea = Crimean.

    * * *
    Crimea
    la guerra de Crimea the Crimean war
    * * *
    Crimea;
    Hist
    la guerra de Crimea the Crimean war

    Spanish-English dictionary > Crimea

  • 4 YWCA (Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes)

    Ex. This article focuses on photographs documenting the activities and facilities of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), collected as part of ongoing research into the history of the YWCA in Canada between 1870 and 1930.

    Spanish-English dictionary > YWCA (Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes)

  • 5 a cierta distancia de

    = off
    Ex. The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.
    * * *
    = off

    Ex: The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a cierta distancia de

  • 6 acoso

    m.
    1 relentless pursuit.
    2 harassment (hostigamiento).
    acoso y derribo constant harrying
    acoso sexual sexual harassment
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: acosar.
    * * *
    1 pursuit, chase
    2 figurado hounding
    \
    acoso sexual sexual harassment
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    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=atosigamiento) harassment

    operación de acoso y derribo — (Mil) search and destroy operation

    acoso laboral — workplace bullying, workplace harassment

    2) (=persecución) relentless pursuit
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) hounding, harassment
    b) ( de presa) hounding, relentless pursuit
    * * *
    = harassment, persecution, stalking, bullying, mobbing.
    Ex. Incidents of harassment in libraries today between library employees and patrons or between one patron and another are on the increase.
    Ex. This paper discusses the problem of censorship and persecution of publishers by authoritarian regimes.
    Ex. States began passing anti stalking legislation in 1990 after a rash of stalking related murders and publicity surrounding the stalking of celebrities = Los estados empezaron a aprobar legislación contra el acecho en 1990 después de una racha de asesinatos relacionados con el acoso y de la publicidad que surgió relacionada con la persecución de famosos.
    Ex. The author focuses on the issues of divorce, bullying and homelessness, with reference to books published by Penguin and Puffin.
    Ex. Now, however, with nearly 80,000 foreign workers in the country, incidents of racism and discrimination (such as insults and mobbing in schoolyards) occur daily.
    ----
    * acoso en el trabajo = workplace mobbing.
    * acoso físico = physical harassment.
    * acoso laboral = workplace mobbing.
    * acoso sexual = sexual harassment.
    * aguantar el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.
    * pasar por el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.
    * sufrir el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) hounding, harassment
    b) ( de presa) hounding, relentless pursuit
    * * *
    = harassment, persecution, stalking, bullying, mobbing.

    Ex: Incidents of harassment in libraries today between library employees and patrons or between one patron and another are on the increase.

    Ex: This paper discusses the problem of censorship and persecution of publishers by authoritarian regimes.
    Ex: States began passing anti stalking legislation in 1990 after a rash of stalking related murders and publicity surrounding the stalking of celebrities = Los estados empezaron a aprobar legislación contra el acecho en 1990 después de una racha de asesinatos relacionados con el acoso y de la publicidad que surgió relacionada con la persecución de famosos.
    Ex: The author focuses on the issues of divorce, bullying and homelessness, with reference to books published by Penguin and Puffin.
    Ex: Now, however, with nearly 80,000 foreign workers in the country, incidents of racism and discrimination (such as insults and mobbing in schoolyards) occur daily.
    * acoso en el trabajo = workplace mobbing.
    * acoso físico = physical harassment.
    * acoso laboral = workplace mobbing.
    * acoso sexual = sexual harassment.
    * aguantar el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.
    * pasar por el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.
    * sufrir el acoso de = run + the gauntlet of.

    * * *
    1 (de una persona) harassment
    el acoso sexual en el trabajo sexual harassment in the workplace
    2 (en el colegio, trabajo) bullying
    el problema del acoso escolar the problem of bullying at school
    niegan la existencia de acoso laboral they deny the existence of bullying in the workplace
    3 (de una presa) hounding, relentless pursuit
    * * *

     

    Del verbo acosar: ( conjugate acosar)

    acoso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    acosó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    acosar    
    acoso
    acosar ( conjugate acosar) verbo transitivo
    a) persona to hound;

    ( sexualmente) to harass;
    me acosoon con preguntas they plagued o bombarded me with questions


    acoso sustantivo masculino



    acosar verbo transitivo
    1 to harass
    2 fig (asediar) to pester: la oposición acosó al Presidente del Gobierno con sus preguntas, the opposition pestered the Prime Minister with questions
    acoso sustantivo masculino harassment
    acoso sexual, sexual harassment
    ' acoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acosar
    - sexual
    English:
    harassment
    - persecution
    - sexual harrassment
    * * *
    acoso nm
    1. [persecución] relentless pursuit
    2. [hostigamiento] harassment
    acoso cibernético cyberstalking;
    acoso y derribo = rural sport in which horsemen harry and bring down bulls;
    Fig
    han denunciado una operación de acoso y derribo contra el presidente they have condemned the concerted attempt(s) to hound the president out of office;
    acoso escolar bullying [at school];
    acoso en Internet cyberstalking;
    acoso laboral workplace bullying;
    acoso sexual sexual harassment
    * * *
    m fig
    hounding, harassment
    * * *
    acoso nm
    asedio: harassment
    acoso sexual: sexual harassment

    Spanish-English dictionary > acoso

  • 7 alambique solar

    (n.) = solar still
    Ex. Research centers are concentrated in the south, especially in Crimea, and work focuses mainly on practical applications, such as solar stills, ovens, water pumps, and cooling systems.
    * * *

    Ex: Research centers are concentrated in the south, especially in Crimea, and work focuses mainly on practical applications, such as solar stills, ovens, water pumps, and cooling systems.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alambique solar

  • 8 almacenamiento de imágenes

    (n.) = image archiving, image storage
    Ex. Image processing is fast becoming a major success in the hardware field, and in its footsteps could come the first significant attempt at image archiving and subsequent on-line retrieval.
    Ex. The author mentions scanners, image storage and flat screens but focuses particularly on the proliferation of digital cameras.
    * * *
    (n.) = image archiving, image storage

    Ex: Image processing is fast becoming a major success in the hardware field, and in its footsteps could come the first significant attempt at image archiving and subsequent on-line retrieval.

    Ex: The author mentions scanners, image storage and flat screens but focuses particularly on the proliferation of digital cameras.

    Spanish-English dictionary > almacenamiento de imágenes

  • 9 antropofagia

    f.
    anthropophagy, cannibalism.
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    1 cannibalism
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino cannibalism
    * * *
    Ex. The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
    * * *
    femenino cannibalism
    * * *

    Ex: The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.

    * * *
    cannibalism, anthropophagy
    * * *
    cannibalism, anthropophagy
    * * *
    f cannibalism
    * * *
    canibalismo: cannibalism

    Spanish-English dictionary > antropofagia

  • 10 armadura

    f.
    1 armor.
    2 framework.
    * * *
    1 (traje) suit of armour (US armor)
    2 (armazón) frame
    3 ARQUITECTURA framework
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mil, Hist) armour, armor (EEUU)
    2) (Téc) (=armazón) framework; [en hormigón] reinforcing bars; [de gafas] frame; (Anat) skeleton; (Elec) armature
    3) (Mús) key signature
    * * *
    1) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    2) (Const) framework
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], plate armour.
    Ex. The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.
    Ex. The book focuses on depictions of plate armour.
    ----
    * armadura de cama = bedstead.
    * armadura personal = body armour.
    * * *
    1) (Hist, Mil) armor*
    2) (Const) framework
    * * *
    = armour [armor, -USA], plate armour.

    Ex: The professional ' armour' that librarians assume includes moving rapidly about from place to place during the course of the enquiry.

    Ex: The book focuses on depictions of plate armour.
    * armadura de cama = bedstead.
    * armadura personal = body armour.

    * * *
    A ( Hist, Mil) armor*
    B ( Const) framework
    * * *

    armadura sustantivo femenino
    1 (Hist, Mil) armor( conjugate armor)
    2 (Const) framework
    armadura sustantivo femenino
    1 Hist (suit of) armour, US (suit of) armor
    2 (estructura) frame
    ' armadura' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coraza
    - peto
    English:
    armor
    - armour
    * * *
    1. [de guerrero] armour
    2. [de barco, tejado] framework
    * * *
    f
    1 armor, Br
    armour
    2 TÉC framework
    * * *
    1) : armor
    2) armazón: skeleton, framework
    * * *
    armadura n armour

    Spanish-English dictionary > armadura

  • 11 arquitectura de comunicaciones

    Ex. This article focuses on ways of getting round incompatibilities between different manufacturers' communication architectures and protocols, and the problem posed by synchronisation.
    * * *

    Ex: This article focuses on ways of getting round incompatibilities between different manufacturers' communication architectures and protocols, and the problem posed by synchronisation.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arquitectura de comunicaciones

  • 12 arquitectura militar

    Ex. The book focuses on the evolution of bunkers in 20th c. military architecture.
    * * *

    Ex: The book focuses on the evolution of bunkers in 20th c. military architecture.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arquitectura militar

  • 13 arrecife de coral

    (n.) = barrier reef, coral reef
    Ex. The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.
    Ex. This article presents a brief case study of the use geographic information systems in the integration of various types of data for the management of the Buccoo coral reef off Tobago in the Caribbean.
    * * *
    (n.) = barrier reef, coral reef

    Ex: The book focuses on the barrier reef off the coast of Belize.

    Ex: This article presents a brief case study of the use geographic information systems in the integration of various types of data for the management of the Buccoo coral reef off Tobago in the Caribbean.

    * * *
    coral reef

    Spanish-English dictionary > arrecife de coral

  • 14 asesino a sueldo

    (n.) = hatchetman, hired assassin, hired gun, hit man
    Ex. The book focuses on Nixon's two terms in office and draws on solid, original source material to get inside the minds of the president and his chief hatchetman, Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman, in particular.
    Ex. He is hounded by hired assassins and eventually flushed out of hiding for a final confrontation with his nemesis.
    Ex. I encourage anyone who wants to understand how warfare is shifting from the citizen soldier to the hired gun to watch this film.
    Ex. This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and a idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    * * *
    (n.) = hatchetman, hired assassin, hired gun, hit man

    Ex: The book focuses on Nixon's two terms in office and draws on solid, original source material to get inside the minds of the president and his chief hatchetman, Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman, in particular.

    Ex: He is hounded by hired assassins and eventually flushed out of hiding for a final confrontation with his nemesis.
    Ex: I encourage anyone who wants to understand how warfare is shifting from the citizen soldier to the hired gun to watch this film.
    Ex: This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and a idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.

    * * *
    hired killer, hitman

    Spanish-English dictionary > asesino a sueldo

  • 15 ateniense

    adj.
    Athenian.
    f. & m.
    Athenian, native or inhabitant of Athens.
    * * *
    1 Athenian
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 Athenian
    * * *
    ADJ SMF Athenian
    * * *
    Ex. The author focuses on the documents that lay behind Athenian inscriptions on stone.
    * * *

    Ex: The author focuses on the documents that lay behind Athenian inscriptions on stone.

    * * *
    adj/mf
    Athenian
    * * *
    adj
    Athenian
    nmf
    Athenian

    Spanish-English dictionary > ateniense

  • 16 aterrador

    adj.
    terrifying, frightful, frightening, awesome.
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    1 terrifying, frightful
    * * *
    (f. - aterradora)
    adj.
    frightening, terrifying
    * * *
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    - dora adjetivo terrifying
    * * *
    = frightening, terrifying, terrorising [terrorizing, -USA], frightful, fear-inducing, hideous, hair-raising, groundshaking, creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.].
    Ex. No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.
    Ex. To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
    Ex. He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex. The book, written by a man who is not a military historian as such, is concerned above all with showing the war's hideousness, its frightful human cost, its pathos and loss, and its essential failure to achieve its objectives.
    Ex. The author suggests that the ability to enjoy fear-inducing media increases with age.
    Ex. The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
    Ex. This ' hair-raising' experience will allow students to have a better understanding of what energy is and why it's so important.
    Ex. The author gives an insider's perspective on what it feels like to be an Arab since the groundshaking events of 1967 when Arab hopes were unexpectedly shattered by the outcome of the Arab Israeli war.
    Ex. For me, it's like those really creepy films I used to like watching when I was a kid.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo terrifying
    * * *
    = frightening, terrifying, terrorising [terrorizing, -USA], frightful, fear-inducing, hideous, hair-raising, groundshaking, creepy [creepier -comp., creepiest -sup.].

    Ex: No echo of so frightening a concept, 'class', ever lingers within the hushed precincts of our libraries.

    Ex: To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
    Ex: He perceived that his life threatened to be an interminable succession of these mortifying interviews unless he could discover a way or ways to deal with her surly and terrorizing ferocity.
    Ex: The book, written by a man who is not a military historian as such, is concerned above all with showing the war's hideousness, its frightful human cost, its pathos and loss, and its essential failure to achieve its objectives.
    Ex: The author suggests that the ability to enjoy fear-inducing media increases with age.
    Ex: The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
    Ex: This ' hair-raising' experience will allow students to have a better understanding of what energy is and why it's so important.
    Ex: The author gives an insider's perspective on what it feels like to be an Arab since the groundshaking events of 1967 when Arab hopes were unexpectedly shattered by the outcome of the Arab Israeli war.
    Ex: For me, it's like those really creepy films I used to like watching when I was a kid.

    * * *
    terrifying
    * * *

    aterrador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    terrifying
    aterrador,-ora adjetivo terrifying

    ' aterrador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aterradora
    English:
    chilling
    - frightful
    - terrifying
    - terrifyingly
    - blood
    - fearful
    - fearsome
    - frightening
    * * *
    aterrador, -ora adj
    terrifying
    * * *
    adj frightening, terrifying
    * * *
    aterrador, - dora adj
    : terrifying
    * * *
    aterrador adj terrifying

    Spanish-English dictionary > aterrador

  • 17 atmosférico

    adj.
    atmospheric, atmospherical, air.
    * * *
    1 atmospheric, atmospherical
    * * *
    (f. - atmosférica)
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo atmospheric
    * * *
    Ex. This article focuses on aspects of climatic conditions in tropical countries: excessive heat and light; excessive atmospheric humidity; air conditioning and ventilation; and insects and fungi = Este artículo se centra en algunos aspectos de las condiciones climáticas en los países tropicales: excesivo calor y luz, excesiva humedad atmosférica, aire acondicionado y ventilación, insectos y hongos.
    ----
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * condiciones atmosféricas = atmospheric conditions.
    * humedad atmosférica = atmospheric humidity.
    * polución atmosférica = atmospheric pollution.
    * presión atmosférica = air pressure, atmospheric pressure.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo atmospheric
    * * *

    Ex: This article focuses on aspects of climatic conditions in tropical countries: excessive heat and light; excessive atmospheric humidity; air conditioning and ventilation; and insects and fungi = Este artículo se centra en algunos aspectos de las condiciones climáticas en los países tropicales: excesivo calor y luz, excesiva humedad atmosférica, aire acondicionado y ventilación, insectos y hongos.

    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * condiciones atmosféricas = atmospheric conditions.
    * humedad atmosférica = atmospheric humidity.
    * polución atmosférica = atmospheric pollution.
    * presión atmosférica = air pressure, atmospheric pressure.

    * * *
    atmospheric
    * * *

    atmosférico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    atmospheric
    atmosférico,-a adjetivo atmospheric

    ' atmosférico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    atmosférica
    - fenómena
    - fenómeno
    - hacer
    English:
    atmospheric
    * * *
    atmosférico, -a adj
    atmospheric
    * * *
    adj atmospheric;
    presión atmosférica atmospheric pressure
    * * *
    atmosférico, -ca adj
    : atmospheric
    * * *
    atmosférico adj atmospheric

    Spanish-English dictionary > atmosférico

  • 18 atroz

    adj.
    1 terrible, awful.
    hace un frío atroz it's terribly o awfully cold
    2 atrocious, horrible, inhumane, abominable.
    3 agonizing, excruciating.
    * * *
    adjetivo (pl atroces)
    1 (bárbaro) atrocious, outrageous
    2 familiar (enorme) enormous, huge, awful
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=terrible) atrocious; (=cruel) cruel, inhuman; (=escandaloso) outrageous
    2) * (=enorme) huge, terrific; (=malísimo) dreadful, awful
    * * *
    adjetivo (brutal, cruel) appalling; ( uso hiperbólico) atrocious, awful
    * * *
    = dismal, atrocious, brutal, frightful, dire, abysmal, excruciating, hideous, gruesome, ferocious, god-awful, heinous.
    Ex. The persistence of a dismal image is a most worrying phenomenon and one which must change if progress is to be made by SLIS.
    Ex. The public library's selection of books for small boys is atrocious.
    Ex. Few, if any of us, want to be involved in murder, but the brutal act of one person killing another, the motives for doing so, the personal and social consequences, all hold our attention, as newspaper editors well know and exploit = Pocos, si existe alguien, desea verse implicado en un asesinato, pero el acto brutal de una persona asesinando a otra, los motivos para hacerlo, las consecuencias personales y sociales, todo capta nuestra atención, como bien saben y explotan los directores de periódicos.
    Ex. The book, written by a man who is not a military historian as such, is concerned above all with showing the war's hideousness, its frightful human cost, its pathos and loss, and its essential failure to achieve its objectives.
    Ex. Throughout the process of development, debate and enactment of the Digital Millennium Act in the USA, many dire forebodings were envisaged for the library profession.
    Ex. The communications infrastructure in Africa varies from very good to abysmal = La infraestructura de comunicaciones en †frica oscila entre muy buena y pésima.
    Ex. Loneliness can involve excruciating physical pain as well as harrowing mental suffering.
    Ex. The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
    Ex. We hear horrendous tales of shootings in schools and colleges and gruesome murder of parents.
    Ex. One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex. The director and deputies deserve the most recognition because they actually had to give up time with their families for the god-awful places we sent them.
    Ex. There are several different ways to make a stink bomb, all of which involving the use of chemicals which react in a way to create a particularly heinous odor.
    * * *
    adjetivo (brutal, cruel) appalling; ( uso hiperbólico) atrocious, awful
    * * *
    = dismal, atrocious, brutal, frightful, dire, abysmal, excruciating, hideous, gruesome, ferocious, god-awful, heinous.

    Ex: The persistence of a dismal image is a most worrying phenomenon and one which must change if progress is to be made by SLIS.

    Ex: The public library's selection of books for small boys is atrocious.
    Ex: Few, if any of us, want to be involved in murder, but the brutal act of one person killing another, the motives for doing so, the personal and social consequences, all hold our attention, as newspaper editors well know and exploit = Pocos, si existe alguien, desea verse implicado en un asesinato, pero el acto brutal de una persona asesinando a otra, los motivos para hacerlo, las consecuencias personales y sociales, todo capta nuestra atención, como bien saben y explotan los directores de periódicos.
    Ex: The book, written by a man who is not a military historian as such, is concerned above all with showing the war's hideousness, its frightful human cost, its pathos and loss, and its essential failure to achieve its objectives.
    Ex: Throughout the process of development, debate and enactment of the Digital Millennium Act in the USA, many dire forebodings were envisaged for the library profession.
    Ex: The communications infrastructure in Africa varies from very good to abysmal = La infraestructura de comunicaciones en †frica oscila entre muy buena y pésima.
    Ex: Loneliness can involve excruciating physical pain as well as harrowing mental suffering.
    Ex: The book focuses on images where hideous atrocities -- e.g., murder, blasphemy, wanton destruction and even cannibalism -- are shown to be part of the daily life of the common people of Paris during the revolution.
    Ex: We hear horrendous tales of shootings in schools and colleges and gruesome murder of parents.
    Ex: One by one, he wiped the floor with opponents who had spoken in the debate -- with a ferocious blend of rant, rhetoric and rumbustious counterattack.
    Ex: The director and deputies deserve the most recognition because they actually had to give up time with their families for the god-awful places we sent them.
    Ex: There are several different ways to make a stink bomb, all of which involving the use of chemicals which react in a way to create a particularly heinous odor.

    * * *
    1 (brutal, cruel) appalling, terrible
    2 (uso hiperbólico) atrocious, awful, dreadful ( BrE)
    tengo un dolor de cabeza atroz I have an atrocious o an awful headache
    * * *

    atroz adjetivo
    atrocious
    atroz adjetivo
    1 (pésimo, insoportable) atrocious
    2 fam (enorme) enormous, tremendous
    ' atroz' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    insensibilidad
    - barbaridad
    - muerte
    English:
    agonizing
    - appalling
    - atrocious
    - dreadful
    - excruciating
    - heinous
    - hell
    - hideous
    - raging
    - unspeakable
    - vicious
    - crippling
    - dire
    - terrible
    * * *
    atroz adj
    1. [cruel] [crimen, tortura] horrific, barbaric
    2. [enorme]
    hace un frío atroz it's terribly o bitterly cold;
    es de una fealdad atroz he's terribly o incredibly ugly
    3. [muy malo] atrocious, awful
    * * *
    adj
    1 appalling, atrocious
    2
    :
    un éxito atroz a smash hit
    * * *
    atroz adj, pl atroces : atrocious, appalling
    atrozamente adv
    * * *
    atroz adj
    1. (cruel) atrocious / appalling
    2. (enorme) terrible
    hace un frío atroz it's terribly cold / it's freezing

    Spanish-English dictionary > atroz

  • 19 autóctono

    adj.
    autochthonous, native, aboriginal, primitive.
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    1 indigenous
    * * *
    ADJ indigenous, native
    * * *
    - na adjetivo <flora/fauna> indigenous, native
    * * *
    = endemic, ethnic, indigenous, vernacular, autochthonous.
    Ex. This article explores the relationship between libraries, especially public libraries, and the health and well-being of endemic literature in Australia.
    Ex. Examination of this subject heading list reveals that considerations of nationality, ethnic background, religion, and sex have been factors which have entered into the construction of LC's hypothetical reader.
    Ex. For example, the Library of Congress established names of indigenous American and African peoples are very often derogatory corruptions of their real names.
    Ex. The exhibition focuses on three examples of American vernacular architecture: diners, gasoline stations, and fast-food restaurants.
    Ex. The paper argues that autochthonous language communities should be formally recognised as distinct ethnic groups.
    ----
    * lengua autóctona = indigenous language.
    * planta autóctona = indigenous plant.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo <flora/fauna> indigenous, native
    * * *
    = endemic, ethnic, indigenous, vernacular, autochthonous.

    Ex: This article explores the relationship between libraries, especially public libraries, and the health and well-being of endemic literature in Australia.

    Ex: Examination of this subject heading list reveals that considerations of nationality, ethnic background, religion, and sex have been factors which have entered into the construction of LC's hypothetical reader.
    Ex: For example, the Library of Congress established names of indigenous American and African peoples are very often derogatory corruptions of their real names.
    Ex: The exhibition focuses on three examples of American vernacular architecture: diners, gasoline stations, and fast-food restaurants.
    Ex: The paper argues that autochthonous language communities should be formally recognised as distinct ethnic groups.
    * lengua autóctona = indigenous language.
    * planta autóctona = indigenous plant.

    * * *
    ‹flora/fauna› indigenous, native, autochthonous ( frml)
    el elefante es autóctono de la India the elephant is indigenous o native to India
    la música autóctona indigenous music
    * * *

    autóctono
    ◊ -na adjetivo ‹flora/fauna indigenous, native;

    el elefante es autóctono de la India the elephant is indigenous o native to India
    autóctono,-a adjetivo indigenous, autochthonous, native
    lengua autóctona, the vernacular

    ' autóctono' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    autóctona
    English:
    native
    - indigenous
    * * *
    autóctono, -a
    adj
    [cultura, lengua] indigenous, native; [lengua] indigenous;
    una especie autóctona de la isla a species that is indigenous o native to the island;
    la población autóctona the indigenous o native population
    nm,f
    native
    * * *
    I adj indigenous, native
    II m indigenous person, native
    * * *
    autóctono, -na adj
    : indigenous, native
    arte autóctono: indigenous art

    Spanish-English dictionary > autóctono

  • 20 bar ilegal

    (n.) = shebeen
    Ex. This book focuses on a South African woman who has no money to pay the rent or buy food because no matter how much she cries and pleads, her husband spends all the money on drinking at the ' shebeen'.
    * * *
    (n.) = shebeen

    Ex: This book focuses on a South African woman who has no money to pay the rent or buy food because no matter how much she cries and pleads, her husband spends all the money on drinking at the ' shebeen'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bar ilegal

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