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  • 1 Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS)

    Ex. STN International is a host arrangement being spearheaded by Chemical Abstracts Services.

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  • 2 Chemical Abstracts Services

    Chemical Abstracts Services (CAS)

    Ex: STN International is a host arrangement being spearheaded by Chemical Abstracts Services.

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  • 3 self-services

    autoserveis

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  • 4 acercarse a

    v.
    1 to get close to, to approach, to come up close to, to go up to.
    2 to get close to.
    * * *
    (v.) = approach, get + anywhere near, move into, move toward(s), move + closer to, reach out to, come nigh (to)
    Ex. The searcher may be the end user, but the end user is approaching the search in some ignorance of his real requirements, or of the literature that might be available to meet those requirements.
    Ex. Am I getting anywhere near your question concerning the problem of displaying or sequencing?.
    Ex. As we move into the 21st century there is a growing realization that information holds the key to health.
    Ex. Nobody could have guessed from the librarian's placid demeanor that she was in a state of extreme agitation as she moved toward Edmonds' door.
    Ex. By taking this step, they moved closer to becoming a true 'library without walls'.
    Ex. The main reason for providing such a service is to reach out to those users who would not visit the library if it offered traditional services only.
    Ex. And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.
    * * *
    (v.) = approach, get + anywhere near, move into, move toward(s), move + closer to, reach out to, come nigh (to)

    Ex: The searcher may be the end user, but the end user is approaching the search in some ignorance of his real requirements, or of the literature that might be available to meet those requirements.

    Ex: Am I getting anywhere near your question concerning the problem of displaying or sequencing?.
    Ex: As we move into the 21st century there is a growing realization that information holds the key to health.
    Ex: Nobody could have guessed from the librarian's placid demeanor that she was in a state of extreme agitation as she moved toward Edmonds' door.
    Ex: By taking this step, they moved closer to becoming a true 'library without walls'.
    Ex: The main reason for providing such a service is to reach out to those users who would not visit the library if it offered traditional services only.
    Ex: And it was so, that when any man came nigh to him to do him obeisance, he put forth his hand, and took him, and kissed him.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acercarse a

  • 5 acortar

    v.
    1 to shorten (longitud, cuerda).
    Ellos acortaron el tiempo asignado They shortened the alloted time.
    2 to abridge, to shorten.
    Ellos acortaron la versión para cine They abridged the movie version.
    * * *
    1 to shorten, make shorter
    1 to shorten
    1 figurado to be shy
    * * *
    verb
    to shorten, reduce
    * * *
    1.
    VT [+ vestido, falda, traje] to take up, shorten; [+ artículo, texto] to shorten, cut down; [+ periodo, duración] to shorten, reduce
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <falda/vestido> to shorten; <texto/artículo> to cut, shorten; <vacaciones/permanencia> to cut short; <película/carrera> to reduce the length of
    2.
    acortarse v pron to get shorter
    * * *
    = curtail, shorten, truncate, conflate, foreshorten, cut + Nombre + short, abridge, abbreviate, cut across.
    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. If there are holds on the title, the loan period is shortened to 14 days.
    Ex. Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex. Authors did not always read proofs; revises might be omitted and routines conflated.
    Ex. Medicine also needs to reconsider whether actions that foreshorten life can be normative and permissible.
    Ex. May I just cut you short, because I've discussed this problem with Peter Jacobs just this week.
    Ex. Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex. The Dewey Decimal Classification ( abbreviated to either DC or DDC) is arguably the most important bibliographic classification scheme.
    Ex. He looked up and saw two figures cutting across the field, a colored man and woman, each carrying a bottle.
    ----
    * acortar las diferencias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * acortar + Posesivo + vida = cut + Posesivo + life short.
    * acortarse = grow + shorter.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <falda/vestido> to shorten; <texto/artículo> to cut, shorten; <vacaciones/permanencia> to cut short; <película/carrera> to reduce the length of
    2.
    acortarse v pron to get shorter
    * * *
    = curtail, shorten, truncate, conflate, foreshorten, cut + Nombre + short, abridge, abbreviate, cut across.

    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: If there are holds on the title, the loan period is shortened to 14 days.
    Ex: Expressive notation is generally easier to truncate, that is, delete final characters to create the notation for a more general subject.
    Ex: Authors did not always read proofs; revises might be omitted and routines conflated.
    Ex: Medicine also needs to reconsider whether actions that foreshorten life can be normative and permissible.
    Ex: May I just cut you short, because I've discussed this problem with Peter Jacobs just this week.
    Ex: Inevitably any abridgement poses the dilemma how to abridge, that is, what to leave out and what to include.
    Ex: The Dewey Decimal Classification ( abbreviated to either DC or DDC) is arguably the most important bibliographic classification scheme.
    Ex: He looked up and saw two figures cutting across the field, a colored man and woman, each carrying a bottle.
    * acortar las diferencias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * acortar + Posesivo + vida = cut + Posesivo + life short.
    * acortarse = grow + shorter.

    * * *
    acortar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹falda/vestido› to shorten; ‹texto/artículo› to cut, shorten; ‹vacaciones/estancia› to cut short
    vamos por aquí, para acortar camino let's go this way, it's quicker o shorter
    acortaron la distancia de la prueba they reduced the length of the race
    to get shorter
    * * *

     

    acortar ( conjugate acortar) verbo transitivofalda/vestido to shorten;
    texto/artículo to cut, shorten;
    vacaciones/permanencia to cut short;
    película/carrera to reduce the length of;
    distancia to reduce;

    acortarse verbo pronominal
    to get shorter
    acortar verbo transitivo to shorten
    ♦ Locuciones: acortar las distancias, to cut down the distance

    ' acortar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abreviar
    - hacer
    - interrumpir
    English:
    curtail
    - cut
    - shorten
    - take up
    - gain
    - take
    - turn
    * * *
    vt
    1. [longitud, cuerda] to shorten
    2. [falda, pantalón] to take up
    3. [reunión, viaje] to cut short
    4. [condena] to cut, to reduce
    vi
    por este camino acortaremos we'll get there quicker this way
    * * *
    I v/t shorten
    II v/i take a short cut
    * * *
    : to shorten, to cut short
    * * *
    1. (tamaño, longitud) to shorten
    2. (tiempo) to reduce

    Spanish-English dictionary > acortar

  • 6 afásico

    adj.
    aphasic, word-deaf.
    * * *
    1 aphasic
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 aphasic
    * * *
    ADJ (Psic) aphasic; (=mudo) mute, dumb
    * * *
    = aphasic, aphasia patient.
    Ex. This article discusses services offered by the library to the mentally and physically handicapped, to aphasic and dyslectic users, to visually handicapped university students and provision of talking books in foreign languages.
    Ex. Readers include: the mentally retarded, the mentally ill, the elderly, aphasia patients, and people for whom Swedish is a 2nd language.
    * * *
    = aphasic, aphasia patient.

    Ex: This article discusses services offered by the library to the mentally and physically handicapped, to aphasic and dyslectic users, to visually handicapped university students and provision of talking books in foreign languages.

    Ex: Readers include: the mentally retarded, the mentally ill, the elderly, aphasia patients, and people for whom Swedish is a 2nd language.

    * * *
    afásico1 -ca
    aphasic
    afásico2 -ca
    masculine, feminine
    aphasiac
    * * *
    afásico, -a Med
    adj
    aphasic
    nm,f
    aphasic

    Spanish-English dictionary > afásico

  • 7 al margen de

    = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that
    Ex. Initially, however, we shall consider these phenomena as concepts in their own right, divorced from and unrelated to any particular discipline or context of study.
    Ex. Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex. Administrative decisions, which are made behind the scenes sometimes outside the purview of a reference department or section, usually determine which reference services are offered.
    Ex. Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex. In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex. The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.
    * * *
    = divorced from, untouched, outside the purview of, other than, in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that

    Ex: Initially, however, we shall consider these phenomena as concepts in their own right, divorced from and unrelated to any particular discipline or context of study.

    Ex: Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex: Administrative decisions, which are made behind the scenes sometimes outside the purview of a reference department or section, usually determine which reference services are offered.
    Ex: Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex: In spite of its inherent conservatism, the BM code favours direct entry.
    Ex: The scheme covers all knowledge, despite being special in purpose.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex: In spite of the fact that the investigation of the relationship of these two factors would be very important, there is still hardly any research done on this topic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al margen de

  • 8 anticuado

    adj.
    old-fashioned, archaic, out-of-date, antiquated.
    f. & m.
    old-fashioned person, fuddy-duddy, fuddy, lame.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anticuar.
    * * *
    1 antiquated, old-fashioned, obsolete, out-of-date
    * * *
    (f. - anticuada)
    adj.
    old-fashioned, outdated
    * * *
    ADJ [maquinaria, infraestructura, tecnología] antiquated; [moda] old-fashioned, out-of-date; [técnica] obsolete
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.
    Ex. Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.
    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. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex. Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex. What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    ----
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.

    Ex: Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.

    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: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex: Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex: What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.

    * * *
    anticuado1 -da
    ‹persona/ideas› old-fashioned, antiquated; ‹ropa› old-fashioned; ‹sistema/aparato› antiquated
    anticuado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo anticuarse: ( conjugate anticuarse)

    anticuado es:

    el participio

    anticuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    old-fashioned
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino: eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    anticuado,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino old-fashioned, antiquated

    ' anticuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anticuada
    - apolillada
    - apolillado
    - antiguo
    - atrasado
    - pasado
    - zanahoria
    English:
    antiquated
    - date
    - fuddy-duddy
    - old
    - old-fashioned
    - outdated
    - outmoded
    - dated
    - out
    - time
    * * *
    anticuado, -a
    adj
    [persona, ropa] old-fashioned;
    esa técnica está anticuada that method is out of date;
    mi módem se ha quedado anticuado my modem is out of date
    nm,f
    old-fashioned person;
    mi madre es una anticuada my mother is very old-fashioned
    * * *
    adj antiquated
    * * *
    anticuado, -da adj
    : antiquated, outdated
    * * *
    anticuado adj old fashioned

    Spanish-English dictionary > anticuado

  • 9 apoyar

    v.
    1 to lean, to rest.
    apoya la cabeza en mi hombro rest your head on my shoulder
    apoyó la bicicleta contra la pared she leant the bicycle against the wall
    Ricardo apoya su cabeza sobre la silla Richard leans his head on the chair.
    2 to support.
    lo apoyó mucho durante su depresión she gave him a lot of support when he was depressed
    3 to back up, to stand up for, to advocate, to endorse.
    Ella apoya los proyectos ecológicos She backs up ecological projects.
    4 to prop, to uphold, to backstop.
    Ella apoyó las vigas en la pared She propped the beams on the wall.
    * * *
    1 to lean, rest
    2 (fundar) to base, found
    3 figurado (defender algo) to support; (defender a alguien) to back, support
    1 (descansar) to lean (en, on), rest (en, on), stand (en, on)
    2 (dar el brazo) to hold on (en, to)
    3 figurado (basarse) to be based (en, on)
    ¿en qué te apoyas para decir eso? what do you base your arguments on?
    * * *
    verb
    1) to support, back
    2) rest, lean
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reclinar) to rest, lean

    apoya la cabeza en mi hombrorest o lean your head on my shoulder

    no apoyes los codos en la mesadon't put o lean your elbows on the table

    2) (=ayudar) to support
    3) (=basar) to base
    4) (=secundar) [+ propuesta, idea] to support
    5) (Arquit, Téc) to support
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( hacer descansar) to rest

    apóyalo contra la paredlean o rest it against the wall

    2)
    a) ( respaldar) <propuesta/persona> to back, support

    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativano one backed o supported her initiative

    b) < teoría> to support, bear out
    2.
    apoyarse v pron
    1) (para sostenerse, descansar)
    2) (basarse, fundarse)

    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer tal acusación? — what are you basing your accusation on?

    * * *
    = back, boost, endorse, espouse, give + support, give + weight to, lend + weight to, offer + support, support, sustain, align + Reflexivo + with, prop, buttress, lend + support, undergird, bolster, add + weight to, add + Posesivo + weight to, buy into, shore up, back into, second, ditto, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, plump for, forward, back + Nombre + up.
    Ex. Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.
    Ex. If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex. These rules follow a general trend in filing practices in endorsing the 'file-as-is' principle outlined below.
    Ex. Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. The resulting compromise in the overall design principles followed is, therefore, likely to give greater weight to these conventional needs.
    Ex. They can bring into relief differing conditions in member countries and they often lend weight to arguments for or against various policy options.
    Ex. I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.
    Ex. In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex. Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex. This article argues that fiction is an area of stock development which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex. The type cases were propped up for use on a timber frame at a convenient working height.
    Ex. Authors were often buttressed in their novel writing by other pieces of freelance writing.
    Ex. The librarian who lends support to those who criticize the organization which employs him is likely also to find his position difficult.
    Ex. Both libraries sought to undergird their partnership essential to a central role in collegiate education.
    Ex. Bibliometric studies used to bolster the subjective opinions of librarians are not always useful for specialized areas.
    Ex. Measurement of library activities can provide the evidence to erase misconceptions and add weight to those aspects of service that present a more powerful image = La medición de las actividades bibliotecarias puede proporcionar las pruebas necesarias para erradicar falsas ideas y apoyar aquellos aspectos del servicio que presentan una mejor imagen de la biblioteca.
    Ex. But the unions were able to add their weight to the authority of the parliamentary investigators in bringing the worst excesses of unregulated apprenticeship and of working conditions under control = No obstante, los sindicatos pudieron reforzar la autoridad de los investigadores parlamentarios para controlar los peores excesos que se cometían en el aprendizaje de un oficio y las condiciones laborales sin regularizar.
    Ex. The vendor, like the academic librarian it services, it must buy into the mission of the academic institution.
    Ex. This project seeks to return control of scholarly publications to the academy and to shore up the case for publication of genuine scholarly works.
    Ex. To the best of my knowledge, most of the big research libraries backed into the world of media = Según mi opinión, la mayoría de las bibliotecas académicas apostaron por adquirir todo tipo de soporte.
    Ex. Most of the proposals for establishing gender studies were seconded.
    Ex. I received mine yesterday and I'll ditto the fact that they look very professional.
    Ex. It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex. I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex. The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex. There is some discussion as to what RSS stands for, but the majority plump for 'Really Simple Syndication'.
    Ex. In order to forward the mission of the University, specific programs will be targeted for growth, consolidation, and possible elimination.
    Ex. Often they use rather fancy words, such as 'theoretical models' or 'constructs' or 'paradigms' to describe what are, very frequently, no more than hypothetical ideas or categorisations which have little empirical evidence to back them up.
    ----
    * apoyar Algo completamente = put + Posesivo + muscle behind + Nombre.
    * apoyar de nuevo = reendorse.
    * apoyar en = lean against.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar la necesidad de = endorse + the need (for/to).
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyarse en = lean on/upon, inform.
    * apoyarse sobre = rest on/upon.
    * apoyar una causa = forward + cause, support + cause.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * apoyar una opinión = support + contention.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * apoyar una tesis = give + weight to the claim that.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * que apoya moralmente = supportive.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( hacer descansar) to rest

    apóyalo contra la paredlean o rest it against the wall

    2)
    a) ( respaldar) <propuesta/persona> to back, support

    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativano one backed o supported her initiative

    b) < teoría> to support, bear out
    2.
    apoyarse v pron
    1) (para sostenerse, descansar)
    2) (basarse, fundarse)

    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer tal acusación? — what are you basing your accusation on?

    * * *
    = back, boost, endorse, espouse, give + support, give + weight to, lend + weight to, offer + support, support, sustain, align + Reflexivo + with, prop, buttress, lend + support, undergird, bolster, add + weight to, add + Posesivo + weight to, buy into, shore up, back into, second, ditto, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, plump for, forward, back + Nombre + up.

    Ex: Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.

    Ex: If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex: These rules follow a general trend in filing practices in endorsing the 'file-as-is' principle outlined below.
    Ex: Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: The resulting compromise in the overall design principles followed is, therefore, likely to give greater weight to these conventional needs.
    Ex: They can bring into relief differing conditions in member countries and they often lend weight to arguments for or against various policy options.
    Ex: I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.
    Ex: In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex: Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex: This article argues that fiction is an area of stock development which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex: The type cases were propped up for use on a timber frame at a convenient working height.
    Ex: Authors were often buttressed in their novel writing by other pieces of freelance writing.
    Ex: The librarian who lends support to those who criticize the organization which employs him is likely also to find his position difficult.
    Ex: Both libraries sought to undergird their partnership essential to a central role in collegiate education.
    Ex: Bibliometric studies used to bolster the subjective opinions of librarians are not always useful for specialized areas.
    Ex: Measurement of library activities can provide the evidence to erase misconceptions and add weight to those aspects of service that present a more powerful image = La medición de las actividades bibliotecarias puede proporcionar las pruebas necesarias para erradicar falsas ideas y apoyar aquellos aspectos del servicio que presentan una mejor imagen de la biblioteca.
    Ex: But the unions were able to add their weight to the authority of the parliamentary investigators in bringing the worst excesses of unregulated apprenticeship and of working conditions under control = No obstante, los sindicatos pudieron reforzar la autoridad de los investigadores parlamentarios para controlar los peores excesos que se cometían en el aprendizaje de un oficio y las condiciones laborales sin regularizar.
    Ex: The vendor, like the academic librarian it services, it must buy into the mission of the academic institution.
    Ex: This project seeks to return control of scholarly publications to the academy and to shore up the case for publication of genuine scholarly works.
    Ex: To the best of my knowledge, most of the big research libraries backed into the world of media = Según mi opinión, la mayoría de las bibliotecas académicas apostaron por adquirir todo tipo de soporte.
    Ex: Most of the proposals for establishing gender studies were seconded.
    Ex: I received mine yesterday and I'll ditto the fact that they look very professional.
    Ex: It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex: I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex: The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex: There is some discussion as to what RSS stands for, but the majority plump for 'Really Simple Syndication'.
    Ex: In order to forward the mission of the University, specific programs will be targeted for growth, consolidation, and possible elimination.
    Ex: Often they use rather fancy words, such as 'theoretical models' or 'constructs' or 'paradigms' to describe what are, very frequently, no more than hypothetical ideas or categorisations which have little empirical evidence to back them up.
    * apoyar Algo completamente = put + Posesivo + muscle behind + Nombre.
    * apoyar de nuevo = reendorse.
    * apoyar en = lean against.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar la necesidad de = endorse + the need (for/to).
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyarse en = lean on/upon, inform.
    * apoyarse sobre = rest on/upon.
    * apoyar una causa = forward + cause, support + cause.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * apoyar una opinión = support + contention.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * apoyar una tesis = give + weight to the claim that.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * que apoya moralmente = supportive.

    * * *
    apoyar [A1 ]
    vt
    apoya la escalera contra la pared lean o rest the ladder against the wall
    con la cabeza apoyada en su hombro with her head resting on his shoulder
    no se debe apoyar los codos sobre la mesa you mustn't put o rest your elbows on the table
    hay que apoyar todo el peso del cuerpo sobre una pierna you have to put all your weight on one foot
    B
    1 (respaldar) ‹propuesta/persona› to back, support
    ¿me vas a apoyar si me quejo? are you going to back me (up) o support me if I complain?
    no apoyamos la huelga we do not support the strike
    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativa no one backed o supported her initiative
    apoyar técnica y financieramente su desarrollo to give technical and financial support o backing for its development
    2 ‹teoría› to support, bear out
    no hay pruebas que apoyen esta hipótesis there is no evidence to bear out o support this hypothesis
    A (para sostenerse, descansar) apoyarse EN algo to lean ON sth
    caminaba lentamente apoyándose en un bastón she walked slowly, leaning on a walking stick o using a walking stick for support
    se apoya demasiado en su familia he relies too much on his family (for support), he leans too heavily on his family
    B (basarse, fundarse) apoyarse EN algo to be based ON sth
    se apoyó en estas cifras para defender su teoría he used these figures to defend his theory
    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer semejante acusación? what are you basing your accusation on?, what is the basis of your accusation?
    * * *

     

    apoyar ( conjugate apoyar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( hacer descansar) apoyar (algo en algo) to rest (sth on sth);

    2
    a) ( respaldar) ‹propuesta/persona to back, support


    apoyarse verbo pronominal
    1 (para sostenerse, descansar) apoyarse en algo to lean on sth
    2 (basarse, fundarse) apoyarse en algo to be based on sth
    apoyar verbo transitivo
    1 to lean
    2 (causa) to support
    ' apoyar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    refrendar
    - agarrar
    - ir
    - recostar
    - respaldar
    - sostener
    English:
    advocate
    - back
    - back up
    - bolster
    - buttress
    - champion
    - endorse
    - lean
    - prop
    - prop up
    - reinforce
    - rest
    - root for
    - stand by
    - support
    - root
    - sponsor
    - stand
    * * *
    vt
    1. [inclinar] to lean, to rest;
    apoya la cabeza en mi hombro rest your head on my shoulder;
    apoyó la bicicleta contra la pared she leant the bicycle against the wall;
    apoyó los codos sobre la mesa he leant his elbows on the table
    2. [respaldar] to support;
    todos apoyaron su decisión everyone supported her decision;
    lo apoyó mucho durante su depresión she gave him a lot of support when he was depressed;
    los directivos los apoyaron en su protesta management supported their protest
    3. [basar] to base;
    apoya su teoría en datos concretos her theory is based on o supported by concrete statistics
    * * *
    v/t
    1 lean (en against), rest (en against)
    2 ( respaldar, confirmar) support
    * * *
    apoyar vt
    1) : to support, to back
    2) : to lean, to rest
    * * *
    apoyar vb
    1. (en general) to lean [pt. & pp. leant]
    2. (descansar) to rest
    3. (defender) to support

    Spanish-English dictionary > apoyar

  • 10 atraer

    v.
    1 to attract (causar acercamiento).
    lo atrajo hacia sí tirándole de la corbata she pulled him toward her by his tie
    El teatro atrae a los niños The theater attracts children.
    El imán atrae el hierro The magnet attracts iron.
    El espectáculo atrajo mucha gente The show brought in a lot of people.
    La gravedad atrae los objetos Gravity draws objects down...
    2 to attract.
    la miel atrae a las moscas honey attracts flies
    me atrae tu hermana I'm attracted to your sister, I find your sister attractive
    no me atrae mucho la comida china I'm not too keen on Chinese food
    no me atrae mucho la idea the idea doesn't appeal to me much
    3 to feel attracted by, to be engrossed by, to be attracted by.
    Nos atrae el teatro We feel attracted by the theater.
    4 to like to.
    Me atrae estudiar música I like to study music.
    5 to bring about, to cause, to produce, to attract.
    La buena actitud atrae buena fortuna Good attitude brings about good luck.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ TRAER], like link=traer traer
    1 (gen) to attract
    2 (captivar) to captivate, charm
    * * *
    verb
    2) draw
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Fís) to attract
    2) (=hacer acudir a sí) to draw, lure; [+ apoyo etc] to win, draw; [+ atención] to attract, engage; [+ imaginación] to appeal to

    dejarse atraer por — to allow o.s. to be drawn towards

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    b) (traer, hacer venir) to attract
    c) (cautivar, gustar)
    d) <atención/miradas> to attract
    2.
    atraerse v pron
    a) ( ganarse) < amistad> to gain; < interés> to attract
    b) (recípr) to attract (each other)
    * * *
    = attract, beckon, draw in/into, reach out to, recruit, lure, arrest, seduce, woo, strike + Posesivo + fancy, court, win over, fancy, summon forth, catch + Posesivo + fancy.
    Ex. The range of data bases has attracted a number of academic libraries.
    Ex. Some hypnotism beckoned him in, and since he was in no hurry he submitted to it.
    Ex. Teachers of other subjects should also be drawn in to persuade their pupils that life-long use of libraries would also contribute to the country's scientific and technological advancement.
    Ex. The main reason for providing such a service is to reach out to those users who would not visit the library if it offered traditional services only.
    Ex. Reduced establishments have made it very difficult to recruit new IT talent.
    Ex. Many librarians are also finding that demonstrations of these automated systems provide tantalizing bait to lure the nonlibrary user to instructional sessions.
    Ex. People who will not stop to read pamphlets, brochures, etc produced by the library may be arrested by an eye-catching, colourful display.
    Ex. The article ' Seducing the reader' describes how US publishers use mailings, special offers, contests, and television and radio promotion to draw readers.
    Ex. Rumour had it that he was being wooed by Technicomm, Inc.
    Ex. Most books for children are selected by looking along the shelf until an attractive cover, familiar author's name or familiar title strikes the reader's fancy.
    Ex. In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.
    Ex. It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
    Ex. He was popular because he was good at sport and talked a lot about girls he fancied.
    Ex. Significant political events often summon forth larger-than-life figures and the inevitable clash of titans.
    Ex. At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
    ----
    * atraer a = appeal to, reach, pull + Nombre + to.
    * atraer a la multitud = pack in + the crowds.
    * atraer asistentes = attract + attendees.
    * atraer donaciones = attract + donation.
    * atraer el interés = capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, draw + interest.
    * atraer el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * atraer en masa = pack 'em in.
    * atraer gente = draw + people.
    * atraer inversiones = lure + investment.
    * atraer la atención = attract + the eye, hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash.
    * atraer la atención de Alguien = appeal to + Posesivo + imagination, engage + Posesivo + attention.
    * atraer la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * atraer multitudes = draw + throngs.
    * dinero atrae al dinero, el = riches attract riches.
    * para atraer al cliente = window dressing.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    b) (traer, hacer venir) to attract
    c) (cautivar, gustar)
    d) <atención/miradas> to attract
    2.
    atraerse v pron
    a) ( ganarse) < amistad> to gain; < interés> to attract
    b) (recípr) to attract (each other)
    * * *
    = attract, beckon, draw in/into, reach out to, recruit, lure, arrest, seduce, woo, strike + Posesivo + fancy, court, win over, fancy, summon forth, catch + Posesivo + fancy.

    Ex: The range of data bases has attracted a number of academic libraries.

    Ex: Some hypnotism beckoned him in, and since he was in no hurry he submitted to it.
    Ex: Teachers of other subjects should also be drawn in to persuade their pupils that life-long use of libraries would also contribute to the country's scientific and technological advancement.
    Ex: The main reason for providing such a service is to reach out to those users who would not visit the library if it offered traditional services only.
    Ex: Reduced establishments have made it very difficult to recruit new IT talent.
    Ex: Many librarians are also finding that demonstrations of these automated systems provide tantalizing bait to lure the nonlibrary user to instructional sessions.
    Ex: People who will not stop to read pamphlets, brochures, etc produced by the library may be arrested by an eye-catching, colourful display.
    Ex: The article ' Seducing the reader' describes how US publishers use mailings, special offers, contests, and television and radio promotion to draw readers.
    Ex: Rumour had it that he was being wooed by Technicomm, Inc.
    Ex: Most books for children are selected by looking along the shelf until an attractive cover, familiar author's name or familiar title strikes the reader's fancy.
    Ex: In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.
    Ex: It is the latest incentive being offered to attract the Web user and win over their loyalty of custom.
    Ex: He was popular because he was good at sport and talked a lot about girls he fancied.
    Ex: Significant political events often summon forth larger-than-life figures and the inevitable clash of titans.
    Ex: At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
    * atraer a = appeal to, reach, pull + Nombre + to.
    * atraer a la multitud = pack in + the crowds.
    * atraer asistentes = attract + attendees.
    * atraer donaciones = attract + donation.
    * atraer el interés = capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, draw + interest.
    * atraer el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * atraer en masa = pack 'em in.
    * atraer gente = draw + people.
    * atraer inversiones = lure + investment.
    * atraer la atención = attract + the eye, hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash.
    * atraer la atención de Alguien = appeal to + Posesivo + imagination, engage + Posesivo + attention.
    * atraer la idea de = fancy + the idea of.
    * atraer multitudes = draw + throngs.
    * dinero atrae al dinero, el = riches attract riches.
    * para atraer al cliente = window dressing.

    * * *
    atraer [ E23 ]
    vt
    1 ( Fís) to attract
    2 (traer, hacer venir) to attract
    un truco para atraer al público a gimmick to attract the public
    la atrajo hacia sí he drew her toward(s) him
    3
    (cautivar, gustar): se siente atraído por ella he feels attracted to her
    no me atrae para nada la idea the idea doesn't attract me o appeal to me in the least, I don't find the idea at all attractive
    no me atraen mucho las fiestas I'm not very fond of o ( BrE) keen on parties, I don't care much for parties
    4 ‹atención/miradas› to attract
    1 (ganarse) to gain, win
    atraerse la amistad de algn to gain o win sb's friendship
    2 ( recípr) to attract (each other)
    los polos opuestos se atraen opposite poles attract
    * * *

     

    atraer ( conjugate atraer) verbo transitivo
    a) (Fís) to attract

    b) (traer, hacer venir) to attract;


    c) (cautivar, gustar):


    no me atrae la idea the idea doesn't attract me o appeal to me
    d)atención/miradas to attract

    atraerse verbo pronominal
    a) ( ganarse) ‹ amistad to gain;

    interés to attract

    atraer verbo transitivo to attract
    ' atraer' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    seducir
    - arrastrar
    - atraiga
    - cautivar
    - perdón
    - reclamo
    - tentar
    English:
    appeal
    - attract
    - bring
    - catch
    - draw
    - entice
    - lure
    - mainstream
    - pull
    - pull in
    - attention
    - capture
    - grab
    - woo
    * * *
    vt
    1. [causar acercamiento] to attract;
    lo atrajo hacia sí tirándole de la corbata she pulled him towards her by his tie
    2. [atención, gente] to attract, to draw;
    la miel atrae a las moscas honey attracts flies;
    su ambición le atrajo la antipatía de mucha gente he was disliked by many because of his ambitious nature
    3. [gustar] to attract;
    me atrae tu hermana I'm attracted to your sister, I find your sister attractive;
    no me atrae mucho la comida china I'm not too keen on Chinese food;
    no me atrae mucho la idea the idea doesn't appeal to me much
    * * *
    v/t attract;
    atraer todas las miradas be the center o Br centre of attention
    * * *
    atraer {81} vt
    : to attract
    * * *
    atraer vb
    1. (traer hacia sí) to attract
    2. (despertar el interés) to appeal to

    Spanish-English dictionary > atraer

  • 11 aunque

    conj.
    1 even though, although (a pesar de que).
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive
    2 although (pero).
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy
    * * *
    1 (valor concesivo) although, though; (con énfasis) even if, even though
    es duro, aunque justo he's tough but fair
    * * *
    conj.
    although, though, even though, even if
    * * *
    CONJ although, though, even though

    es guapa aunque algo bajita — she's pretty but rather short, she's pretty even if she is on the short side

    aunque más... — however much..., no matter how much...

    AUNQUE Aunque se puede traducir al inglés por although, though, even though o even if.Por regla general, cuando la cláusula introducida por aunque indica un hecho ( aunque + ((indicativo))), en inglés coloquial se traduce por though y en lenguaje más formal por although: Aunque había un montón de gente, al final pude encontrar a Carlos Though there were a lot of people there, I managed to find Carlos No esperaba eso de él, aunque entiendo por qué lo hizo I did not expect that from him, although I can understand why he did it ► Even though introduce la oración subordinada, enfatizando con más fuerza el contraste con la principal, cuando aunque va seguido de un hecho concreto, no una hipótesis, y equivale a a pesar de que: Llevaba un abrigo de piel, aunque era un día muy caluroso She wore a fur coat, even though it was a very hot day ► Si aunque tiene el sentido de incluso si ( aunque + ((subjuntivo))), se traduce por even if: Debes ir, aunque no quieras You must go, even if you don't want to Me dijo que no me lo diría, aunque lo supiera He said he wouldn't tell me even if he knew Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.
    Ex. Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex. Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex. While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex. This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex. Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex. Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    ----
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.

    Ex: Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.

    Ex: Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex: Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex: While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex: Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex: On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex: This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex: Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex: Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.

    * * *
    1 (+ indicativo) although
    aunque llegamos tarde conseguimos entradas although o even though we got there late we managed to get tickets
    por lo menos antes se oía; aunque mal, se oía at least before you could hear it, not very well, but you could hear it
    es simpático, aunque algo tímido he's very likable, if somewhat shy
    le dije que sí, aunque la verdad es que no tengo ganas de ir I said yes, although o though to be quite honest I don't feel like going
    aunque a ti no te guste, es muy bonito you may not like it, but it's very pretty
    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it
    aunque no lo creas sacó la mejor nota believe it or not she got the best marks
    B (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if
    come lo que te sirvan, aunque no te guste eat whatever you're given, even if you don't like it
    mándales unas flores, aunque sea at least send them some flowers
    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos ( RPl); at least give him a few pesos
    * * *

     

    aunque conjunción
    1 ( a pesar de que)


    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo):

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it;

    aunque no lo creas … believe it or not …
    2 (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if;

    aunque conj although, though
    (incluso si) even if
    aunque no te lo creas, even if you don't believe it o believe it or not
    (a pesar de) even though
    aunque llegamos tarde, no perdimos el tren, even though we were late, we didn't miss the train
    Fíjate en estos dos sentidos de aunque:
    1) a pesar de
    though
    - más informal
    although - más formal
    even though - más enfático
    2) incluso si, even if
    ' aunque' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogada
    - abogado
    - apellido
    - así
    - comida
    - cuando
    - fonéticamente
    - más
    - mentira
    - ni
    - pesar
    - política
    - rentabilidad
    - salario
    - sellar
    - siquiera
    - toda
    - todo
    - creer
    - parecer
    English:
    albeit
    - alike
    - although
    - as
    - believe
    - blusher
    - delicate
    - devoted
    - even
    - further
    - hate
    - have
    - if
    - lady
    - love
    - oddly
    - shall
    - should
    - tear away
    - though
    - while
    - odds
    - strangely
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. [a pesar de que] even though, although;
    [incluso si] even if;
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to;
    aunque quisiera no podría even if I wanted to, I wouldn't be able to;
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive;
    aunque me cae bien, no me fío de él much as I like him, I don't trust him;
    aunque no te lo creas llegó el primero believe it or not, he came first;
    aunque parezca mentira strange as it may seem, believe it or not;
    aunque parezca raro oddly enough, odd though it may seem;
    cómprale aunque sea una caja de bombones buy her something, even if it's only a box of chocolates;
    RP
    decime la verdad aunque más no sea at least tell me the truth
    2. [pero] although;
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy;
    aquellos cuadros no están mal, aunque éstos me gustan más those paintings aren't bad, but I like these (ones) better
    * * *
    conj
    1 although, even though
    2 + subj even if
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1) : though, although, even if, even though
    2)
    aunque sea : at least
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. (a pesar de que) although / even though
    aunque no quería, tuve que ir although I didn't want to, I had to go
    era simpático, aunque parecía serio even though he seemed serious, he was nice
    aunque sólo llevo 5 meses aquí, me siento muy a gusto although I've only lived here for 5 months, I feel very much at home
    2. (incluso si) even if
    sale a pasear todos los días, aunque caigan chuzos de punta he goes for a walk every day even if it's pouring with rain

    Spanish-English dictionary > aunque

  • 12 bibliobús

    m.
    mobile library.
    * * *
    1 mobile library
    * * *
    SM mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)
    * * *
    = bookbus [book-bus], mobile library van, mobile van, travelling book van, library bus, library van.
    Ex. This article describes the services offered to the elderly and handicapped by the Cleveland ' Bookbus' which serves some 42 establishments and 6 day centres.
    Ex. This article gives instructions for installing an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) in a mobile library van (bookmobile).
    Ex. Librarians are no strangers to the use of mobile vans as a means of taking books to scattered rural communities.
    Ex. The early mobile library served a dual role both as a delivery van to library centres scattered throughout the county and as travelling book van.
    Ex. In May and June the library bus will visit every school in the district.
    Ex. This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.
    * * *
    = bookbus [book-bus], mobile library van, mobile van, travelling book van, library bus, library van.

    Ex: This article describes the services offered to the elderly and handicapped by the Cleveland ' Bookbus' which serves some 42 establishments and 6 day centres.

    Ex: This article gives instructions for installing an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) in a mobile library van (bookmobile).
    Ex: Librarians are no strangers to the use of mobile vans as a means of taking books to scattered rural communities.
    Ex: The early mobile library served a dual role both as a delivery van to library centres scattered throughout the county and as travelling book van.
    Ex: In May and June the library bus will visit every school in the district.
    Ex: This library van was custom built for the needs of older people and those with mobility problems, and incorporates a lift, grab rails, and comfortable seating.

    * * *
    ( Esp)
    mobile library
    * * *
    Esp mobile library
    * * *
    m bookmobile, Br
    mobile library

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliobús

  • 13 brindar

    v.
    1 to drink a toast.
    brindar por algo/alguien to drink to something/somebody
    brindar a la salud de alguien to drink to somebody's health
    2 to offer.
    me brindó su casa he offered me the use of his house
    el ayuntamiento brindó todos los medios a su disposición the town council made available all the means at its disposal
    quiero agradecer la confianza que me brindan I would like to thank you for the confidence you are showing in me
    brindar el triunfo a alguien to dedicate one's victory to somebody
    su visita me brindó la ocasión de conocerlo mejor his visit gave me the opportunity to get to know him better
    María le ofrece comida a Ricardo Mary offers Richard food.
    3 to make a toast, to toast, to celebrate.
    * * *
    1 to toast ( por, to), drink ( por, to)
    ¡brindemos por el futuro! let's drink to the future!
    1 (ofrecer) to offer, provide
    1 to offer (a, to), volunteer (a, to)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=ofrecer) to offer, afford

    le brinda la ocasiónit gives o affords him the opportunity

    bríndame un cigarrohum give me a cigarette

    2) (=dedicar) to dedicate (a to)
    2.
    VI

    brindar por algn/algo — to drink to sb/sth, toast sb/sth

    ¡brindemos por la unidad! — here's to unity!

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to drink a toast

    brindar por alguien/algo — to drink a toast to somebody/something, to toast somebody/something

    2.
    1) (frml) ( proporcionar) (+ me/te/le etc) to give, to afford (frml)

    me brindó su apoyoshe gave o (frml) lent me her support

    me brindó una oportunidad únicait gave o afforded me a unique opportunity

    2) < toro> to dedicate
    3.
    brindarse v pron (frml) to volunteer

    brindarse a + inf — to offer to + inf, volunteer to + inf

    se brindó a acompañarmehe offered o volunteered to accompany me

    * * *
    = raise + Posesivo + glass, provide, offer, toast.
    Ex. And when the New Year celebrations were in full swing at the moment Britain entered the Community, how many people remember raising their glasses to Europe?.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. Mr Luo Gan and Robert Wedgeworth toasted the success of the IFLA Conference.
    ----
    * brindar por = toast, drink + toast to.
    * brindar por la salud de Alguien = drink to + Posesivo + health.
    * canción para brindar = drinking song.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to drink a toast

    brindar por alguien/algo — to drink a toast to somebody/something, to toast somebody/something

    2.
    1) (frml) ( proporcionar) (+ me/te/le etc) to give, to afford (frml)

    me brindó su apoyoshe gave o (frml) lent me her support

    me brindó una oportunidad únicait gave o afforded me a unique opportunity

    2) < toro> to dedicate
    3.
    brindarse v pron (frml) to volunteer

    brindarse a + inf — to offer to + inf, volunteer to + inf

    se brindó a acompañarmehe offered o volunteered to accompany me

    * * *
    = raise + Posesivo + glass, provide, offer, toast.

    Ex: And when the New Year celebrations were in full swing at the moment Britain entered the Community, how many people remember raising their glasses to Europe?.

    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex: Mr Luo Gan and Robert Wedgeworth toasted the success of the IFLA Conference.
    * brindar por = toast, drink + toast to.
    * brindar por la salud de Alguien = drink to + Posesivo + health.
    * canción para brindar = drinking song.

    * * *
    brindar [A1 ]
    vi
    to drink a toast brindar POR algn/algo to toast sb/sth, to drink a toast TO sb/sth
    ■ brindar
    vt
    A ( frml) (proporcionar) (+ me/te/le etc) to afford ( frml)
    no me brindaron los medios necesarios they did not provide me with o afford me the necessary resources
    la confianza que me brindan the trust they are placing in me
    me brindó su apoyo incondicional she gave o ( frml) lent me her unconditional support
    les agradezco las atenciones que me han brindado thank you for the kindness you have shown o afforded me
    me brindó una oportunidad única it gave o offered o afforded me a unique opportunity
    la protección que les brindaba la organización the protection that the organization gave them o provided o ( frml) afforded them
    aquel bigotito le brindaba un aire anticuado that mustache gave o ( liter) lent him an old-fashioned air
    se le brindó un homenaje especial they paid special tribute to him
    B ‹toro› to dedicate
    ( frml); to volunteer brindarse A + INF to offer to + INF, volunteer to + INF
    se brindó a acompañarme he offered o volunteered to accompany me
    * * *

     

    brindar ( conjugate brindar) verbo intransitivo
    to drink a toast;
    brindar por algn/algo to drink a toast to sb/sth
    verbo transitivo (frml) ( proporcionar) to give;

    brindarse verbo pronominal (frml) brindarse a hacer algo to offer o volunteer to do sth;
    se brindó a acompañarme he offered o volunteered to accompany me
    brindar
    I verbo intransitivo to drink a toast: brindo por los novios, here's to the bride and groom
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (ofrecer) to offer, provide
    2 Taur to dedicate

    ' brindar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    beber
    - salud
    English:
    drink
    - extend
    - offer
    - raise
    - toast
    - give
    * * *
    vi
    to drink a toast;
    brindar por algo/alguien to drink to sth/sb;
    brindar a la salud de alguien to drink to sb's health
    vt
    1. [ofrecer] to offer;
    me brindó su casa he offered me the use of his house;
    el ayuntamiento brindó todos los medios a su disposición the Br town o US city council made available all the means at its disposal;
    quiero agradecer la confianza que me brindan I would like to thank you for the confidence you are showing in me;
    su visita me brindó la ocasión de conocerlo mejor his visit gave me the opportunity to get to know him better
    2. Taurom to dedicate;
    brindar el triunfo a alguien [en deportes, competiciones] to dedicate one's victory to sb
    * * *
    I v/t
    2 TAUR dedicate (a to)
    II v/i drink a toast ( por to)
    * * *
    : to drink a toast
    brindó por los vencedores: he toasted the victors
    ofrecer, proporcionar: to offer, to provide
    * * *
    1. (beber) to drink a toast [pt. drank; pp. drunk]
    2. (dar) to give [pt. gave; pp. given] / to offer

    Spanish-English dictionary > brindar

  • 14 clase social

    f.
    1 social rank, class rank, social level.
    2 social class, social standing, social status, walk of life.
    * * *
    (n.) = social class
    Ex. Social class and home access to information technology are shown as dividers impacting on the extent of use of all services offered by the learning resource centre = Se demuestra que la clase social y el acceso a la tecnología de la información desde casa son dos variables diferenciadoras que repercuten en la frecuencia de uso de todos los servicios ofertados por el centro de recursos para el aprendizaje.
    * * *

    Ex: Social class and home access to information technology are shown as dividers impacting on the extent of use of all services offered by the learning resource centre = Se demuestra que la clase social y el acceso a la tecnología de la información desde casa son dos variables diferenciadoras que repercuten en la frecuencia de uso de todos los servicios ofertados por el centro de recursos para el aprendizaje.

    Spanish-English dictionary > clase social

  • 15 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

  • 16 comestible

    adj.
    edible, eatable.
    m.
    food, foodstuff, comestible, food product.
    * * *
    1 edible, eatable
    1 groceries, food sing, foodstuffs plural
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ (=digerible) edible
    SMPL
    1) (=alimentos) food sing ; (Com) foodstuffs; [en tienda, supermercado] groceries

    tienda de comestibles — grocer's (shop), grocery (EEUU)

    2) (=provisiones) provisions
    * * *
    adjetivo edible
    * * *
    = edible, eatable, esculent.
    Ex. The author reviews the on-line and other computerised information services offered to users of information about edible oil and fats.
    Ex. So, food repulsions take root in social imagination and the logic of food classification show what is eatable or not, what disgusts and what soils the soul.
    Ex. She is a chef at a top-notch restaurant whose claim to fame is that every dish on the menu features an esculent native plant.
    ----
    * comestibles = food, foodstuffs, groceries.
    * nido comestible = esculent nest.
    * tienda de comestibles = grocery, grocer, grocery store, food shop, food store.
    * * *
    adjetivo edible
    * * *
    = edible, eatable, esculent.

    Ex: The author reviews the on-line and other computerised information services offered to users of information about edible oil and fats.

    Ex: So, food repulsions take root in social imagination and the logic of food classification show what is eatable or not, what disgusts and what soils the soul.
    Ex: She is a chef at a top-notch restaurant whose claim to fame is that every dish on the menu features an esculent native plant.
    * comestibles = food, foodstuffs, groceries.
    * nido comestible = esculent nest.
    * tienda de comestibles = grocery, grocer, grocery store, food shop, food store.

    * * *
    edible
    tienda de comestibles grocery store ( AmE), grocer's (shop) ( BrE)
    este tipo de comestible this sort of food
    llevaron comestibles suficientes para tres meses they took enough food for three months
    * * *

    comestible adjetivo
    edible
    comestible
    I adjetivo edible: estas raíces son comestibles, these are edible roots
    II mpl comestibles, food sing, foodstuff(s)
    ' comestible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aceitera
    - cardo
    - diente
    - dulzura
    - seta
    - yuca
    English:
    eatable
    - edible
    - inedible
    - wonder
    - toadstool
    * * *
    adj
    edible, eatable
    comestibles nmpl
    food;
    tienda de comestibles grocer's (shop), grocery store
    * * *
    I adj eatable, edible
    II m foodstuff;
    comestibles pl food sg
    * * *
    : edible
    * * *
    comestible adj edible

    Spanish-English dictionary > comestible

  • 17 con cobro

    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: The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con cobro

  • 18 contener1

    1 = bear, contain, contain in, enclose, gather, hold, host, include, possess, carry, be stocked with, harbour [harbor, -USA], offer, provide.
    Ex. Use a uniform title for an entry if the item bears a title proper that differs from the uniform title.
    Ex. The label contains information about the record, indicating, for instance, its length, status, for example, new, amended, type and class.
    Ex. A printed index is a pointer, or indicator, or more fully, a systematic guide to the items contained in, or concepts derived from a collection.
    Ex. The building encloses an art gallery, tourist office, conference room, concert hall and cinema.
    Ex. A bibliography is a list of materials or items which is restricted in its coverage by some feature other than the materials being gathered in one library collection.
    Ex. If the search is made with a call number, a summary of copies with that call number which are held by the library is first displayed.
    Ex. Most computer bureaux which host the factual data bases have their own world-wide networks.
    Ex. Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex. Not every index necessarily exhibits all the features of either of these types of indexing systems, and indeed, some will possess elements of both types of systems.
    Ex. Europe Environment carries useful reports on the activities of the lobby groups in the environmental, consumer protection and research fields.
    Ex. The paperback shelves in many retail outlets are stocked with books which, in spite of their print-runs, may or may not be a financial success.
    Ex. When the reference collection fails or the question is broad in nature, the stacks may harbor exactly what is wanted.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    ----
    * contener en abundancia = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad = abound in/with.
    * contener en cantidad + Nombre = contain + its share of + Nombre.
    * contener hiperenlaces = hotlink [hot-link].
    * contener información = carry + information.
    * contener mucho = be high in.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contener1

  • 19 de acuerdo con

    in accordance with
    * * *
    * * *
    = according to, as far as + Nombre + be + concerned, consistent with, in harmony with, in accordance with, in concert with, in keeping with, in line with, in step with, in tune with, by, pursuant to, in concurrence with, based on, in agreement with, as far as + Sujeto + Verbo, in consonance with, in accord with, judging by, to judge by, in conformity with, in + Posesivo + view, judging from
    Ex. The headings will be arranged according to the filing sequence of the notation (for example, alphabetically for letters or numerically for numbers).
    Ex. As far as users are concerned, standardisation of command languages for different hosts is a highly desirable.
    Ex. If these two questions are considered the choice of titles will be consistent with the choice of author headings.
    Ex. It is argued that the research community is missing an opportunity to design systems that are in better harmony with the actual preferences of many users.
    Ex. The scheme remains discipline oriented, but each class is developed in accordance with strict application of analytico-synthetic principles.
    Ex. AGRIS is an international information system (akin to AGREP) for the agricultural sciences, compiled by the Commission in concert with member states, management of which is in the hands of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
    Ex. This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.
    Ex. Villahermosa, capital of Tabasco, as the first of Mexico's 31 states, has achieved full library coverage in line with the Programa Nacional de Bibliotecas Publicas.
    Ex. The challenge to the information professional is to integrate the use of information into the fabric of society, in step with the realization that information flow is the lifeline of modern democracies.
    Ex. There was a hard core of dedicated, British-trained librarians who practised their profession in tune with the social, economic and political situation of their time.
    Ex. The name to be chosen for the author must be, by rule 40, 'the name by which he is commonly identified, whether it is his real name, or an assumed name, nickname, title of nobility, or other appellation'.
    Ex. This approach involves the establishment and communication of organizational goals, the setting of individual objectives pursuant to the organizational goals, and the periodic and then final review of performance as it relates to the objectives.
    Ex. In concurrence with the advent of what Anthony Oettinger called 'compunications', the fusion of computing and communication, we need to develop a new vision of a future for national libraries.
    Ex. Libraries will make judgements based on criteria such as better information resources, quicker answers, and more cost-effective services = Las bibliotecas tomarán decisiones de acuerdo con criterios tales como mejores recursos informativos, rapidez de respuesta y servicios más rentables.
    Ex. The findings of this study were in agreement with most similar studies of the journal literature of the humanities with one important exception.
    Ex. As far as he knew (and he had been with the library 37 years) subsequent boards had not changed the rule.
    Ex. New modes may emerge in the future in consonance with new research trends and changing social needs.
    Ex. In accord with much existing literature, results indicate that a large part of the gender pay gap is unexplained, even when a wide range of variables are included.
    Ex. The number of titles is expected to double within a relatively short period, judging by the enthusiasm expressed by the publishers.
    Ex. To judge by some of the comments presented here, weeding may function as a homogenizing agent in many public libraries, creating a situation where the product lines (books) offered show little variation from library to library.
    Ex. The public library is not exempt from this rule, and in conformity with it this report has been prepared to offer a detailed answer to the challenge of the public.
    Ex. In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.
    Ex. Judging from the history of warfare and skirmish between the British and the French, I am surprised you are so civil towards each other.
    * * *
    = according to, as far as + Nombre + be + concerned, consistent with, in harmony with, in accordance with, in concert with, in keeping with, in line with, in step with, in tune with, by, pursuant to, in concurrence with, based on, in agreement with, as far as + Sujeto + Verbo, in consonance with, in accord with, judging by, to judge by, in conformity with, in + Posesivo + view, judging from

    Ex: The headings will be arranged according to the filing sequence of the notation (for example, alphabetically for letters or numerically for numbers).

    Ex: As far as users are concerned, standardisation of command languages for different hosts is a highly desirable.
    Ex: If these two questions are considered the choice of titles will be consistent with the choice of author headings.
    Ex: It is argued that the research community is missing an opportunity to design systems that are in better harmony with the actual preferences of many users.
    Ex: The scheme remains discipline oriented, but each class is developed in accordance with strict application of analytico-synthetic principles.
    Ex: AGRIS is an international information system (akin to AGREP) for the agricultural sciences, compiled by the Commission in concert with member states, management of which is in the hands of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
    Ex: This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.
    Ex: Villahermosa, capital of Tabasco, as the first of Mexico's 31 states, has achieved full library coverage in line with the Programa Nacional de Bibliotecas Publicas.
    Ex: The challenge to the information professional is to integrate the use of information into the fabric of society, in step with the realization that information flow is the lifeline of modern democracies.
    Ex: There was a hard core of dedicated, British-trained librarians who practised their profession in tune with the social, economic and political situation of their time.
    Ex: The name to be chosen for the author must be, by rule 40, 'the name by which he is commonly identified, whether it is his real name, or an assumed name, nickname, title of nobility, or other appellation'.
    Ex: This approach involves the establishment and communication of organizational goals, the setting of individual objectives pursuant to the organizational goals, and the periodic and then final review of performance as it relates to the objectives.
    Ex: In concurrence with the advent of what Anthony Oettinger called 'compunications', the fusion of computing and communication, we need to develop a new vision of a future for national libraries.
    Ex: Libraries will make judgements based on criteria such as better information resources, quicker answers, and more cost-effective services = Las bibliotecas tomarán decisiones de acuerdo con criterios tales como mejores recursos informativos, rapidez de respuesta y servicios más rentables.
    Ex: The findings of this study were in agreement with most similar studies of the journal literature of the humanities with one important exception.
    Ex: As far as he knew (and he had been with the library 37 years) subsequent boards had not changed the rule.
    Ex: New modes may emerge in the future in consonance with new research trends and changing social needs.
    Ex: In accord with much existing literature, results indicate that a large part of the gender pay gap is unexplained, even when a wide range of variables are included.
    Ex: The number of titles is expected to double within a relatively short period, judging by the enthusiasm expressed by the publishers.
    Ex: To judge by some of the comments presented here, weeding may function as a homogenizing agent in many public libraries, creating a situation where the product lines (books) offered show little variation from library to library.
    Ex: The public library is not exempt from this rule, and in conformity with it this report has been prepared to offer a detailed answer to the challenge of the public.
    Ex: In her view, it is high time for the plays by this versatile and prolific dramatist to begin elbowing their way into the American repertoire.
    Ex: Judging from the history of warfare and skirmish between the British and the French, I am surprised you are so civil towards each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de acuerdo con

  • 20 de pago

    (adj.) = commercially available, paid-for, fee-based, for-fee
    Ex. Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.
    Ex. Paid-for promotions in bookshops have ignited a debate about sales integrity.
    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. Online classified ads and for-fee information services that require the user to subscribe to a service have been widely available for decades.
    * * *
    (adj.) = commercially available, paid-for, fee-based, for-fee

    Ex: Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.

    Ex: Paid-for promotions in bookshops have ignited a debate about sales integrity.
    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: Online classified ads and for-fee information services that require the user to subscribe to a service have been widely available for decades.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de pago

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