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he's no longer on the staff

  • 1 staff

    m.
    staff.
    * * *
    [es'taf]
    SM (pl staffs) [es'taf]
    1) (=equipo) (Mil) staff, command; (Pol) ministerial team
    2) (=persona) top executive
    3) (Cine, Mús) credits pl, cast (and credits) (EEUU), credit titles pl
    * * *
    /eˈstaf/
    top-level staff

    Spanish-English dictionary > staff

  • 2 autoridad de staff

    • staff authority

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > autoridad de staff

  • 3 organización de línea y staff

    • line and staff authority

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > organización de línea y staff

  • 4 organización en línea y en staff

    • line-and-staff organization

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > organización en línea y en staff

  • 5 staff

    • staff

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > staff

  • 6 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 7 ajeno

    adj.
    1 someone else's, not our own, other people's, somebody else's.
    2 irrelevant, extraneous, foreign.
    3 alien, strange.
    4 strange.
    * * *
    1 (de otro) another's, belonging to other people
    2 (distante) detached
    3 (impropio) inappropriate, unsuitable
    4 (extraño) not involved
    \
    meterse en lo ajeno to meddle in other people's affairs
    vivir a costa ajena to live off other people
    * * *
    (f. - ajena)
    adj.
    2) of another, of others
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=de otro)

    a costa ajena — at somebody else's expense

    por cuenta ajena, trabaja por cuenta ajena — he works for someone else

    meterse en lo ajeno — to interfere in other people's affairs

    vergüenza 1)
    2) (=no relacionado)

    ajeno aoutside

    el malhumor es ajeno a su carácter — he's not at all bad-tempered in character, being bad-tempered is quite alien to his character frm

    por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad — for reasons beyond our control

    3) (=indiferente)

    nada de lo humano le es ajenoliter everything human is his concern liter

    siguió leyendo, ajeno a lo que sucedía — she carried on reading, oblivious to what was happening

    4) (=extraño) strange
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    1) [SER]
    a) (que no corresponde, pertenece)

    un asunto que le era ajenoa matter that was o had nothing to do with him

    ajeno a algo: por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control; prohibido el paso a toda persona ajena a la empresa staff only; intereses ajenos a los de la empresa — interests not in accord with those of the company

    b) (que pertenece, corresponde a otro)
    2)
    a) [estar] ( ignorante)

    ajeno a algo — unaware of something, oblivious to something

    b) [ESTAR] ( indiferente)

    ajeno a algo: permaneció ajeno a sus problemas — he remained indifferent to her problems

    c) [ser] ( no involucrado)

    ajeno a algo: irregularidades a las que han sido ajenos — irregularities in which they have not been involved

    * * *
    = extraneous, on the fringe.
    Ex. If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.
    Ex. This statement emphasises the possibility of a book on a humanistic topic being read by both the author's peer group and a slightly larger audience too, but the people on the fringe would have to work hard for themselves to develop high enough standards of judgment for the book to be of any value to them.
    ----
    * ajeno (a) = foreign (to).
    * ajeno al mundo = unwordly.
    * beneficiarse del triunfo ajeno = bask in + reflected glory.
    * disfrutar de la gloria ajena = bask in + reflected glory.
    * disfrutar del triunfo ajeno = bask in + reflected glory.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * gloria ajena = reflected glory.
    * no ser ajeno a = be no stranger to.
    * sentir vergüenza ajena = feel + embarrassed for + Nombre.
    * triunfo ajeno = reflected glory.
    * vergüenza ajena = embarrassing situation.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    1) [SER]
    a) (que no corresponde, pertenece)

    un asunto que le era ajenoa matter that was o had nothing to do with him

    ajeno a algo: por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control; prohibido el paso a toda persona ajena a la empresa staff only; intereses ajenos a los de la empresa — interests not in accord with those of the company

    b) (que pertenece, corresponde a otro)
    2)
    a) [estar] ( ignorante)

    ajeno a algo — unaware of something, oblivious to something

    b) [ESTAR] ( indiferente)

    ajeno a algo: permaneció ajeno a sus problemas — he remained indifferent to her problems

    c) [ser] ( no involucrado)

    ajeno a algo: irregularidades a las que han sido ajenos — irregularities in which they have not been involved

    * * *
    = extraneous, on the fringe.

    Ex: If the catalog is to fulfill any of the requirements just enumerated, then it must be capable of responding to a user's query in a manner which does not result in extraneous citations.

    Ex: This statement emphasises the possibility of a book on a humanistic topic being read by both the author's peer group and a slightly larger audience too, but the people on the fringe would have to work hard for themselves to develop high enough standards of judgment for the book to be of any value to them.
    * ajeno (a) = foreign (to).
    * ajeno al mundo = unwordly.
    * beneficiarse del triunfo ajeno = bask in + reflected glory.
    * disfrutar de la gloria ajena = bask in + reflected glory.
    * disfrutar del triunfo ajeno = bask in + reflected glory.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * fama ajena = reflected glory.
    * gloria ajena = reflected glory.
    * no ser ajeno a = be no stranger to.
    * sentir vergüenza ajena = feel + embarrassed for + Nombre.
    * triunfo ajeno = reflected glory.
    * vergüenza ajena = embarrassing situation.

    * * *
    ajeno -na
    A [ SER]
    1
    (que no corresponde, pertenece): dos generaciones cuyos ideales son totalmente ajenos two generations whose ideals are completely alien to each other o have nothing in common
    un asunto que le era ajeno a matter that was o had nothing to do with him
    el ambiente en que ella se mueve me es totalmente ajeno the world she moves in is quite alien o foreign to me
    ajeno A algo:
    por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control
    [ S ] prohibido el paso a toda persona ajena a la empresa staff only
    intereses ajenos a los de la empresa interests not in accord with those of the company
    2
    (que pertenece, corresponde a otro): se servía de una tarjeta de crédito ajena he was using another person's o someone else's credit card
    por el bien ajeno for the good of others
    el domingo juegan en campo ajeno on Sunday they're on the road ( AmE) o ( BrE) they're playing away (from home)
    las desgracias ajenas no me interesan I'm not interested in other people's misfortunes
    amigo2 (↑ amigo (2))
    B
    1 [ ESTAR] (inatento) ajeno A algo unaware OF sth, oblivious TO sth
    trabajaba totalmente ajeno a lo que pasaba a su alrededor he worked on, completely unaware of o oblivious to what was going on around him
    2 [ ESTAR] (indiferente) ajeno A algo:
    siempre permaneció ajeno a sus problemas he never got involved with her problems, he always remained aloof from her problems
    3 [ SER] (no involucrado) ajeno A algo:
    irregularidades a las que han sido ajenos irregularities to which they have not been party o in which they have not been involved
    * * *

     

    ajeno
    ◊ -na adjetivo [SER]

    a) (que no corresponde, pertenece):


    aquel ambiente me era ajeno that environment was alien o foreign to me;
    por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control
    b) (que pertenece, corresponde a otro):


    por el bien ajeno for the good of others;
    las desgracias ajenas other people's misfortunes
    ajeno,-a adjetivo
    1 (de otra persona) belonging to other people: no me gusta dormir en casa ajena, I don't like to sleep over at someone else's place
    2 (sin relación) unconnected [a, with]
    ajeno a nuestra voluntad, beyond our control
    3 (extraño) strange: su devoción me resulta completamente ajena, her sense of devotion is just beyond belief
    ♦ Locuciones: sentir vergüenza ajena, to feel embarrassed for sb
    ' ajeno' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ajena
    - gallina
    - embolsarse
    - regocijarse
    - regocijo
    English:
    alien
    - squat
    * * *
    ajeno, -a adj
    1. [de otro] of others;
    jugar en campo ajeno to play away from home;
    no te metas en los problemas ajenos don't interfere in other people's problems;
    no le importa la miseria ajena she doesn't care about the suffering of others;
    recurrieron a capital ajeno they turned to outside investors, they used borrowed capital
    2. [no relacionado]
    es un problema ajeno a la sociedad de hoy it's a problem that no longer exists in today's society;
    todo eso me es ajeno [no me atañe] all that has nothing to do with me;
    esto es ajeno a nuestro departamento our department doesn't deal with that;
    por causas ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control;
    un escándalo al que no es ajeno el presidente a scandal in which the president is not uninvolved;
    su plan es ajeno a cualquier intento partidista their plan in no way seeks to gain party-political advantage;
    una tradición ajena a nuestra cultura a tradition which is alien to our culture
    3. [ignorante]
    era ajena a lo que estaba ocurriendo she had no knowledge of what was happening
    * * *
    adj
    1 propiedad, problemas etc someone else’s;
    me era totalmente ajeno it was completely alien to me;
    lo ajeno fig other people’s property
    2
    :
    por razones ajenas a nuestra voluntad for reasons beyond our control
    3
    :
    estar ajeno a be unaware of, be oblivious to
    * * *
    ajeno, -na adj
    1) : alien
    2) : of another, of others
    propiedad ajena: somebody else's property
    3)
    ajeno a : foreign to
    4)
    ajeno de : devoid of, free from
    * * *
    ajeno adj
    1. (de otro) somebody else's
    por error, cogió un abrigo ajeno by mistake, she took somebody else's coat
    2. (de otros) other people's

    Spanish-English dictionary > ajeno

  • 8 anatómicamente

    adv.
    anatomically.
    * * *
    1 anatomically
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Staff require longer working surfaces, preferably L-shaped, and also ergonomically acceptable swivel chairs.
    * * *

    Ex: Staff require longer working surfaces, preferably L-shaped, and also ergonomically acceptable swivel chairs.

    * * *
    anatomically

    Spanish-English dictionary > anatómicamente

  • 9 aviso

    m.
    1 warning (advertencia, amenaza).
    andar sobre aviso to be on the alert
    estar sobre aviso to be forewarned
    poner sobre aviso a alguien to warn somebody
    ¡que te sirva de aviso! let that be a warning to you!
    aviso de bomba bomb warning
    2 notice.
    hasta nuevo aviso until further notice
    llegó sin previo aviso he arrived without warning
    último aviso para los pasajeros del vuelo IB 257 last call for passengers of flight IB 257
    3 advertisement, advert. ( Latin American Spanish)
    4 ad, commercial, advertisement, advert.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: avisar.
    * * *
    2 (advertencia) warning
    \
    andar/estar sobre aviso (estar atento) to be on the alert, keep one's eyes open 2 (estar enterado) to know what's going on, be in on it 3 (estar avisado) to have been warned
    hasta nuevo aviso until further notice
    mandar aviso to send word
    poner sobre aviso to forewarn
    sin previo aviso without prior notice
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=notificación) notice

    Aviso: cerrado el lunes — Notice: closed Mondays

    dar aviso a algn de algoto notify o inform sb of sth

    2) (=advertencia) warning
    3) (Com, Econ) demand note

    según (su) aviso — as per order, as ordered

    4) (Inform) prompt
    5) esp LAm (Com) advertisement

    aviso mural — poster, wall poster

    avisos limitados Col classified advertisements

    * * *
    1)
    a) ( notificación) notice

    dio aviso a la policíahe notified o informed the police

    último aviso para los pasajeros... — last call for passengers...

    b) ( advertencia) warning

    sobre aviso: estás sobre aviso you've been warned; me puso sobre aviso de lo que ocurriría — he warned me what would happen

    c) (Cin, Teatr) bell
    d) (Taur) warning
    2) (AmL) (anuncio, cartel) advertisement, ad
    * * *
    = word of caution, announcement, notice, reminder notice, warning, word of warning, follow-up, reminder, cautionary note, cautionary word, alert, heads up, wake-up call.
    Ex. Finally a word of caution: do not expect too much.
    Ex. Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.
    Ex. Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex. The circulation staff also looks after overdues -- sending out reminder notices, making follow-up telephone calls, etc..
    Ex. No, he was not one to take off like a deer at the first warning of certain dangers.
    Ex. One word of warning before starting: products, concepts, applications of information technology are currently in a state of rapid evolution.
    Ex. The circulation staff also looks after overdues -- sending out reminder notices, making follow-up telephone calls, etc..
    Ex. A constant reminder that, these days, retrospective bibliography and technology are hand in hand is the realization that all of the items listed in both Pollard and Redgrave and Wing are available to purchase in microform editions.
    Ex. The different standards involved are described with cautionary notes on their limitations and the balance between standardisation and innovation.
    Ex. The article 'A few cautionary words about electronic publishing' argues that advances in microform technology have obviously fallen far behind their potential.
    Ex. The author reviews a number of Web sites that offer product warnings and business scam alerts.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Heads up: confronting the selection and access issues of electronic journals'.
    Ex. These incidents should serve as a wake-up call for libraries planning a move.
    ----
    * aviso de advertencia = warning label.
    * aviso de encuadernación = binding trigger.
    * aviso de vencimiento = overdue notice.
    * aviso para los aviadores = NOTAM (Notice for Airmen).
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * dar un aviso = make + warning.
    * hasta nuevo aviso = until further notice.
    * luz de aviso = warning light.
    * mensaje de aviso = warning message.
    * piloto de aviso = warning light.
    * poner sobre aviso = alert to.
    * poner una señal de aviso = post + a warning, post + a warning sign.
    * señal de aviso = early warning signal, warning sign, warning signal.
    * señal de aviso de incendio = fire warning.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sistema de aviso de reclamaciones = claims warning system.
    * temporizador de aviso = egg timer.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( notificación) notice

    dio aviso a la policíahe notified o informed the police

    último aviso para los pasajeros... — last call for passengers...

    b) ( advertencia) warning

    sobre aviso: estás sobre aviso you've been warned; me puso sobre aviso de lo que ocurriría — he warned me what would happen

    c) (Cin, Teatr) bell
    d) (Taur) warning
    2) (AmL) (anuncio, cartel) advertisement, ad
    * * *
    = word of caution, announcement, notice, reminder notice, warning, word of warning, follow-up, reminder, cautionary note, cautionary word, alert, heads up, wake-up call.

    Ex: Finally a word of caution: do not expect too much.

    Ex: Printed current awareness bulletins may be produced from similar facilities to those in above, except that here the announcement will relate only to newly added items.
    Ex: Notices may be useful in this context for the user who wishes to familiarise himself with the workings of the catalogue before approaching a terminal.
    Ex: The circulation staff also looks after overdues -- sending out reminder notices, making follow-up telephone calls, etc..
    Ex: No, he was not one to take off like a deer at the first warning of certain dangers.
    Ex: One word of warning before starting: products, concepts, applications of information technology are currently in a state of rapid evolution.
    Ex: The circulation staff also looks after overdues -- sending out reminder notices, making follow-up telephone calls, etc..
    Ex: A constant reminder that, these days, retrospective bibliography and technology are hand in hand is the realization that all of the items listed in both Pollard and Redgrave and Wing are available to purchase in microform editions.
    Ex: The different standards involved are described with cautionary notes on their limitations and the balance between standardisation and innovation.
    Ex: The article 'A few cautionary words about electronic publishing' argues that advances in microform technology have obviously fallen far behind their potential.
    Ex: The author reviews a number of Web sites that offer product warnings and business scam alerts.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Heads up: confronting the selection and access issues of electronic journals'.
    Ex: These incidents should serve as a wake-up call for libraries planning a move.
    * aviso de advertencia = warning label.
    * aviso de encuadernación = binding trigger.
    * aviso de vencimiento = overdue notice.
    * aviso para los aviadores = NOTAM (Notice for Airmen).
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * dar un aviso = make + warning.
    * hasta nuevo aviso = until further notice.
    * luz de aviso = warning light.
    * mensaje de aviso = warning message.
    * piloto de aviso = warning light.
    * poner sobre aviso = alert to.
    * poner una señal de aviso = post + a warning, post + a warning sign.
    * señal de aviso = early warning signal, warning sign, warning signal.
    * señal de aviso de incendio = fire warning.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sistema de aviso de reclamaciones = claims warning system.
    * temporizador de aviso = egg timer.

    * * *
    A
    [ S ] aviso al público notice to the public, public notice
    alguien dio aviso a la policía someone notified o informed the police, someone reported it to the police
    llegó sin previo aviso he arrived without prior warning o unexpectedly o out of the blue
    hasta nuevo aviso until further notice
    último aviso para los pasajeros … last call for passengers …
    2 (advertencia) warning
    sobre aviso: estás sobre aviso you've been warned
    me puso sobre aviso de lo que ocurriría he warned me what would happen
    3 ( Cin, Teatr) bell
    4 ( Taur) warning
    Compuesto:
    remittance advice
    B ( AmL) (anuncio, cartel) advertisement, ad, advert ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    classified advertisement
    death notice
    aviso oportuno or de ocasión
    * * *

     

    Del verbo avisar: ( conjugate avisar)

    aviso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    avisó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    avisar    
    aviso
    avisar ( conjugate avisar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( notificar):

    ¿por qué no me avisaste que venías? why didn't you let me know you were coming?;

    nos han avisado que… they've notified us that…
    b) (Esp, Méx) ( llamar) to call;



    quedas or estás avisado you've been warned
    verbo intransitivo:
    llegó sin aviso she showed up without any prior warning o unexpectedly;

    avísame cuando acabes let me know when you've finished;
    aviso a algn de algo to let sb know about sth
    aviso sustantivo masculino
    1

    ( on signs) aviso al público notice to the public;
    dio aviso a la policía he notified o informed the police;

    sin previo aviso without prior warning;
    último aviso para los pasajeros … last call for passengers …


    c) (Cin, Teatr) bell

    d) (Taur) warning

    2 (AmL) (anuncio, cartel) advertisement, ad
    avisar verbo transitivo
    1 (prevenir, advertir) to warn: ya te avisé, I told you so
    2 (comunicar) to inform: cuando te decidas, avísame, let me know when you make up your mind
    3 (llamar) to call for
    avisar a la policía, to call the police
    avisar al médico, to send for the doctor
    aviso sustantivo masculino
    1 notice
    (advertencia) warning
    (comunicado) note: no lo utilicen hasta nuevo aviso, don't use it until further notice
    nos cortaron la luz sin previo aviso, they cut our electricity off without notice
    ♦ Locuciones: sobre aviso: no me ha cogido por sorpresa, estaba sobre aviso, I wasn't surprised, I had been warned/I was expecting it
    ' aviso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fulminante
    - letrero
    - recado
    - recordatorio
    - toque
    - esquela
    - este
    - llegar
    - ni
    - poner
    - previo
    - señal
    English:
    advice
    - caution
    - forewarn
    - further
    - gale warning
    - if
    - notice
    - notify
    - pin up
    - prompt
    - reminder
    - should
    - warning
    - warning sign
    - advertisement
    - commercial
    - final
    - small
    * * *
    aviso nm
    1. [advertencia, amenaza] warning;
    andar sobre aviso to be on the alert;
    estar sobre aviso to be forewarned;
    ¡que te sirva de aviso! let that be a warning to you!
    aviso de bomba bomb warning
    2. [notificación] notice;
    [en teatros, aeropuertos] call;
    hasta nuevo aviso until further notice;
    último aviso para los pasajeros del vuelo IB 257 last call for passengers for flight IB 257;
    sin previo aviso without notice;
    llegó sin previo aviso he arrived without warning
    Com aviso de vencimiento due-date reminder
    3. Taurom = warning to matador not to delay the kill any longer
    4. Am [anuncio] advertisement, advert;
    no te deja pasar un aviso she doesn't let you get a word in edgeways
    aviso clasificado classified advertisement;
    aviso fúnebre death notice;
    aviso publicitario advertisement, advert
    * * *
    m
    1 ( comunicación) notice;
    hasta nuevo aviso until further notice;
    sin previo aviso without any notice o warning;
    último aviso AVIA final call;
    2 ( advertencia) warning;
    estar sobre aviso have been warned;
    poner a alguien sobre aviso give s.o. a warning, warn s.o.
    3 L.Am. ( anuncio) advertisement
    * * *
    aviso nm
    1) : notice
    2) : advertisement, ad
    3) advertencia: warning
    4)
    estar sobre aviso : to be on the alert
    * * *
    1. (advertencia) warning
    2. (anuncio) notice

    Spanish-English dictionary > aviso

  • 10 biblioteca

    f.
    1 library (lugar, conjunto de libros).
    biblioteca ambulante/pública mobile/public library
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library
    2 bookcase (forniture).
    * * *
    1 library
    2 (mueble) bookcase, bookshelf
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=edificio) library

    biblioteca ambulante — mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)

    biblioteca circulante[de préstamo] lending library; [ambulante] circulating library

    2) (=mueble) bookcase, bookshelves pl
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    ----
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.

    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.

    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.

    * * *
    1 (institución, lugar) library
    biblioteca universitaria/pública university/public library
    biblioteca de consulta reference library
    biblioteca ambulante or móvil mobile library
    biblioteca circulante mobile library
    biblioteca de componentes visuales ( Inf) visual component library, VCL
    ratón2 (↑ ratón (2))
    2 (colección) collection
    3 (mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *

     

    biblioteca sustantivo femenino
    a) (institución, lugar) library;

    biblioteca pública/de consulta public/reference library



    biblioteca sustantivo femenino library
    biblioteca pública, public library
    ' biblioteca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcanzar
    - cerca
    - conservador
    - conservadora
    - descuidarse
    - laguna
    - pertenecer
    - pública
    - público
    - ratón
    - albergar
    - ambulante
    - carné
    - celador
    - consulta
    - curiosear
    English:
    bookmobile
    - bookworm
    - library
    - microfilm
    - mobile library
    - monastery
    - public library
    - reference library
    - sign out
    - addition
    - be
    - book
    - down
    - peace
    - reference
    * * *
    1. [lugar] library
    biblioteca ambulante mobile library;
    biblioteca de consulta reference library;
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library;
    biblioteca pública public library
    2. [conjunto de libros] library
    3. Chile, Perú, RP [mueble] bookcase
    * * *
    f
    1 library
    2 mueble bookcase
    * * *
    : library
    * * *
    1. (edificio, conjunto de libros) library [pl. libraries]
    2. (mueble) bookcase

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca

  • 11 cada

    adj.
    1 each.
    cada dos meses every two months
    cada cosa a su tiempo one thing at a time
    cada cual each one, everyone
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    cada uno de each of
    cada uno a lo suyo everyone should get on with their own business
    cada vez every time, each time
    2 such.
    ¡se pone cada sombrero! she wears such hats!
    ¡tiene cada cosa! the things he comes up with!
    3 such unlikely, such.
    * * *
    1 (de dos) each; (de varios) every
    cada uno lleva su abrigo they're each wearing their coat, each of them is wearing his coat
    ¡dice cada cosa! he says such strange things!
    ¡le pegó cada grito! she really shouted at him!
    \
    a cada cual lo suyo (recibir) everyone should get their fair share 2 (pagar) everyone should pay their own way
    a cada paso at every step
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    ¿cada cuánto vais al cine? how often do you go to the cinema?
    cada día every day
    cada vez más more and more, increasingly
    * * *
    adj.
    1) each
    - cada vez mejor
    * * *
    ADJ INV
    1) [uso distributivo] [con elementos individuales] each; [con números, tiempo] every

    cada cual busca la felicidad como quierewe all seek o each one of us seeks happiness in our own way

    2) [indicando frecuencia] every

    cada cierto tiempo — every so often, every now and then

    cada dos días — every couple of days, every other day

    ¿cada cuánto tiempo? — how often?

    cada que Méx whenever, every time (that)

    cada vez que — whenever, every time (that)

    cada vez que voy al extranjerowhenever o every time (that) I go abroad

    3) [indicando progresión]

    cada vez másmore and more

    cada vez mejorbetter and better

    cada vez menosless and less

    cada vez peorworse and worse

    4) [uso enfático]

    ¡tienes cada cosa! — the things you come out with!

    ¡oye una cada historia! — the things you hear nowadays!

    ¡se compra cada coche! — you should see the cars he buys!

    CADA ► Cada se traduce por each cuando queremos individualizar, cuando se conocen o se le quiere dar importancia a los elementos dentro del grupo: A cada miembro del personal se le asignó una tarea específica Each member of staff was allocated a specific task Quiero tener una charla con cada uno de vosotros I want to have a chat with each of you ► Se traduce por every cuando el número de elementos del grupo no se conoce o no importa, cuando se está generalizando: Cada empresa funciona de una manera distinta Every company works differently Cada día me dice una cosa diferente Every day he tells me something different Cada vez que viene nos trae un regalo Every time he comes he brings us a present En expresiones como cada dos meses/cada tres años {etc}, cada se traduce por every: Se hace una revisión cada tres meses He has a check-up every three months ► Cuando hablamos solo de dos cosas o personas, cada solamente se puede traducir por each: Es importante que cada gemelo desarrolle su propia personalidad It is important that each twin develops his own personality Cuando each o every forman parte del sujeto, el verbo va en singular. Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    adjetivo invariable
    1)

    cada día — every day, each day

    cada dos días — every other day, every two days

    ¿cada cuánto viene? — how often does she come?

    cuestan $25 cada uno — they cost $25 each

    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene — everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her

    b) ( delante de numeral) every
    2)

    tienes cada idea...! — the things you come out with!

    * * *
    = each, every.
    Ex. Both these hosts offers around thirty-five data bases each.
    Ex. The directory is a finding list which lists for every field its tag, the number of characters in the field, and the starting character position of the field within the record.
    ----
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada año = annually, on a yearly basis, year-on-year, yearly.
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * cada cierto tiempo = episodic, every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada cinco minutos = every five minutes.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * cada cuando = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada cuantos + Nombre = every few + Nombre.
    * cada día = every day.
    * cada día que pasa = each passing day.
    * cada diez años = ten-yearly, decennially.
    * cada dos = every other.
    * cada dos años = biennially.
    * cada dos días = every other day.
    * cada dos minutos = every other minute.
    * cada dos por tres = all the time, now and again, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], frequently, every other minute, every five minutes, every few minutes.
    * cada dos semanas = biweekly [bi-weekly].
    * cada hora = hourly.
    * cada pocos años = every few years.
    * cada seis meses = six-monthly.
    * cada semana = weekly.
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cada uno por separado = each one alone.
    * cada uno que se las apañe como pueda = every man for himself.
    * cada vez = at a time, each time, every time [everytime].
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más acelerado = accelerated.
    * cada vez más + Adjetivo = ever + Adjetivo Comparativo.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más avanzado = fast-moving.
    * cada vez más desarrollado = fast-developing.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más + Participio = ever + Gerundio.
    * cada vez más pruebas = accumulating evidence.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster, accelerated.
    * cada vez más restringido = tightening.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * cada vez mayor = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening.
    * cada vez mejor = from strength to strength.
    * cada vez menor = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending.
    * cada vez menos = less and less.
    * cada vez mucho mayor = fast-increasing, exploding.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * con una pierna a cada lado de = astride.
    * de cada + Número + veces + Número = Número + times out of + Número.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * desajuste cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * desajuste cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * disfrutar cada minuto de = enjoy + every minute of.
    * distanciamiento cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * el pan nuestro de cada día = all in a day's work.
    * ganarse el pan de cada día = get + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread and butter.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * ir cada vez mejor = grow from + strength to strength, go + great guns.
    * población cada vez más envejecida = greying population [graying population].
    * preocupación cada vez mayor (por) = growing concern (about).
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * qué es cada cosa = what is what.
    * separación cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and.
    * todos y cada uno = in full force, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * todos y cada uno de + Adjetivo + Nombre = Pronombre + every + Nombre.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una vez cada dos semanas = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of.
    * uno de cada cinco = one in five.
    * uno de cada cuatro = one in four.
    * uno de cada diez = one in ten.
    * uno de cada ocho = one in eight.
    * uno de cada tres = one in three.
    * * *
    adjetivo invariable
    1)

    cada día — every day, each day

    cada dos días — every other day, every two days

    ¿cada cuánto viene? — how often does she come?

    cuestan $25 cada uno — they cost $25 each

    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene — everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her

    b) ( delante de numeral) every
    2)

    tienes cada idea...! — the things you come out with!

    * * *
    = each, every.

    Ex: Both these hosts offers around thirty-five data bases each.

    Ex: The directory is a finding list which lists for every field its tag, the number of characters in the field, and the starting character position of the field within the record.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada año = annually, on a yearly basis, year-on-year, yearly.
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * cada cierto tiempo = episodic, every so often, every now and then, every now and again.
    * cada cinco minutos = every five minutes.
    * cada cual por su cuenta = every man for himself.
    * cada cuando = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada cuantos + Nombre = every few + Nombre.
    * cada día = every day.
    * cada día que pasa = each passing day.
    * cada diez años = ten-yearly, decennially.
    * cada dos = every other.
    * cada dos años = biennially.
    * cada dos días = every other day.
    * cada dos minutos = every other minute.
    * cada dos por tres = all the time, now and again, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], frequently, every other minute, every five minutes, every few minutes.
    * cada dos semanas = biweekly [bi-weekly].
    * cada hora = hourly.
    * cada pocos años = every few years.
    * cada seis meses = six-monthly.
    * cada semana = weekly.
    * cada tanto = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada tantos minutos = every few minutes.
    * cada tantos + Período de Tiempo = every few + Período de Tiempo.
    * cada tanto tiempo = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * cada uno = apiece, each.
    * cada uno por separado = each one alone.
    * cada uno que se las apañe como pueda = every man for himself.
    * cada vez = at a time, each time, every time [everytime].
    * cada vez en mayor grado = ever-increasing.
    * cada vez más = ever-growing, ever-increasing, increasingly, more and more, progressively, ever more, mushrooming, ever greater, in increasing numbers, increasing.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * cada vez más acelerado = accelerated.
    * cada vez más + Adjetivo = ever + Adjetivo Comparativo.
    * cada vez más alto = constantly rising, steadily rising, steadily growing.
    * cada vez más amplio = ever-widening.
    * cada vez más avanzado = fast-moving.
    * cada vez más desarrollado = fast-developing.
    * cada vez más estricto = tightening.
    * cada vez más extendido = spreading.
    * cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
    * cada vez más lejos = further and further.
    * cada vez más + Participio = ever + Gerundio.
    * cada vez más pruebas = accumulating evidence.
    * cada vez más rápido = ever faster, accelerated.
    * cada vez más restringido = tightening.
    * cada vez más tenue = fading.
    * cada vez más viejo = aging [ageing].
    * cada vez mayor = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening.
    * cada vez mejor = from strength to strength.
    * cada vez menor = decreasing, dwindling, diminishing, thinning, fading, waning, declining, falling, shrinking, receding, sinking, ebbing, descending.
    * cada vez menos = less and less.
    * cada vez mucho mayor = fast-increasing, exploding.
    * cada vez peor = worsening.
    * con una pierna a cada lado de = astride.
    * de cada + Número + veces + Número = Número + times out of + Número.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * desajuste cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * desajuste cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez mayor entre... y = widening of the gap beween.... and, widening gap between... and.
    * diferencia cada vez menor entre... y = narrowing gap between... and, narrowing of the gap between... and.
    * disfrutar cada minuto de = enjoy + every minute of.
    * distanciamiento cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and, widening of the gap beween.... and.
    * el pan nuestro de cada día = all in a day's work.
    * ganarse el pan de cada día = get + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread, earn + Posesivo + bread and butter.
    * importancia cada vez mayor = growing importance, growing significance.
    * ir cada vez mejor = grow from + strength to strength, go + great guns.
    * población cada vez más envejecida = greying population [graying population].
    * preocupación cada vez mayor (por) = growing concern (about).
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * pruebas cada vez más concluyentes = mounting evidence.
    * qué es cada cosa = what is what.
    * separación cada vez mayor entre... y = widening gap between... and.
    * todos y cada uno = in full force, each and everyone.
    * todos y cada uno de = any and every, any and all.
    * todos y cada uno de + Adjetivo + Nombre = Pronombre + every + Nombre.
    * una necesidad cada vez mayor = a growing need.
    * una vez cada dos semanas = once a fortnight.
    * una vez cada quincena = once a fortnight.
    * un número cada vez mayor = growing numbers.
    * un número cada vez mayor de = a growing number of.
    * uno de cada cinco = one in five.
    * uno de cada cuatro = one in four.
    * uno de cada diez = one in ten.
    * uno de cada ocho = one in eight.
    * uno de cada tres = one in three.

    * * *
    A
    los ganadores de cada grupo pasan a la final the winners from each group go on to the final
    hay un bar en cada esquina there's a bar on every corner
    cada vez que viene me da un disgusto every time he comes he upsets me
    les puso un sello a cada uno he put a stamp on each one
    hay cinco para cada uno there are five each
    volvimos a casa cada uno por su lado we each made our own way home
    cuestan $25 cada uno they cost $25 each
    cada uno or cada cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her
    parábamos cada cuatro kilómetros we stopped every four kilometers
    siete de cada diez seven out of (every) ten
    B
    1
    (indicando progresión): íbamos cada vez más rápido we were going faster and faster
    la gente va cada vez menos a ese tipo de club people are going less and less to that kind of club
    hace cada día más calor it's getting hotter every day o by the day
    2 ( fam)
    (con valor ponderativo): ¡tú tienes cada idea …! the things you think of!
    le ha regalado cada cosa más preciosa … he's given her such lovely things
    * * *

     

    cada adjetivo invariable
    1

    ( con énfasis en la totalidad del conjunto) every;

    hay un bar en cada esquina ther's a bar in every corner;
    cada día every day, each day;
    ¿cada cuánto viene? how often does she come?;
    hay cinco para cada uno there are five each;
    cuestan $25 cada uno they cost $25 each;
    cada uno or cual sabe qué es lo que más le conviene everyone o each individual knows what's best for him or her;
    cada vez que viene every time o whenever he comes


    siete de cada diez seven out of (every) ten
    2 ( indicando progresión):

    lo hace cada vez mejor she's getting better all the time;
    cada vez más gente more and more people;
    cada vez menos tiempo less and less time
    cada adjetivo
    1 (distribución) (entre dos) each
    (entre más) each, every
    seis de cada diez, six out of (every) ten
    2 (frecuencia) cada día, every day
    cada dos días, every second day o every other day
    ¿cada cuánto vas al cine?, how often do you go the cinema?
    3 fam (intensificador) ¡tu hija hace cada pregunta!, your daughter asks such awkward questions!
    4 (todas las personas) cada uno hace lo que quiere, everyone does as they like
    (en una serie) cada uno de ellos dará una conferencia, each of them will give us a lecture
    ♦ Locuciones: a cada instante/paso, constantly
    a cada uno/a cada cual lo suyo, fair shares for all
    (para ser justo) es una mujer pesadísima pero muy servicial, a cada uno lo suyo, to be fair, she's a pain in the neck but she's awfully helpful
    (a cada uno lo que le pertenece) es una reivindicación justa, sólo pretende dar a cada uno lo suyo, it's a fair claim which only aims to give everyone their fair share
    cada dos por tres, every other minute
    cada vez, every time: cada vez que viene nos acabamos enfadando, everytime he comes we end up getting angry
    cada vez veo peor, my sights getting worse and worse
    cada vez más, more and more
    cada vez menos, less and less
    La diferencia entre each y every es muy pequeña. Every se refiere a un grupo y each a los individuos en el grupo: Cada trabajador debe empezar a las ocho. Every worker should begin at eight. Hablaré con cada trabajador durante la semana. I will speak to each worker during the weak. Como ves, el uso depende únicamente de cómo quieres considerar a los trabajadores: como individuos o como un grupo.
    ' cada' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - cañería
    - curso
    - dos
    - instante
    - más
    - menos
    - ocurrencia
    - pasar
    - paso
    - patada
    - quisque
    - quisqui
    - rato
    - repetirse
    - salir
    - siempre
    - solicitada
    - solicitado
    - tema
    - toda
    - todo
    - una
    - uno
    - verso
    - vez
    - viñeta
    - a
    - bimestral
    - correspondiente
    - cosa
    - cual
    - cuando
    - día
    - el
    - intercalar
    - lado
    - mejor
    - nervioso
    - peor
    - poner
    - semestre
    - sendos
    - tanda
    - tiempo
    - valer
    English:
    A
    - and
    - annoy
    - apiece
    - bash out
    - begrudge
    - better
    - bread
    - busy signal
    - butt in
    - carbon copy
    - checkup
    - commute
    - Dick and Harry
    - each
    - either
    - every
    - everyplace
    - exercise
    - expect
    - for
    - fortnightly
    - growing
    - half-hourly
    - head
    - hourly
    - how
    - in
    - increasingly
    - interval
    - less
    - magazine
    - match
    - measure out
    - meet
    - milk
    - misspell
    - mist
    - more
    - nightly
    - nine
    - other
    - out of
    - outflow
    - particular
    - percentage
    - sea
    - second
    - time
    - Tom
    * * *
    cada adj inv
    1. [indicando correspondencia] each;
    nos tocan 1.000 pesos a cada (uno) it comes to 1,000 pesos each o apiece;
    cada cosa a su tiempo one thing at a time;
    cada cual each one, everyone;
    cada cual que haga lo que le parezca everyone do as they see fit;
    cada uno de each of;
    cada uno o [m5] cual a lo suyo everyone should get on with their own business;
    cada uno es cada uno, cada uno es como es everyone's different;
    cada vez every time, each time;
    cada vez que viene, me pide algo prestado every time o each time o whenever he comes, he asks to borrow something
    2. [con números, tiempo] every;
    cada tres segundos nace un niño a child is born every three seconds;
    tres de cada diez personas three out of every ten people;
    cinco televisores por cada cien habitantes five televisions per hundred inhabitants;
    cada dos meses every two months;
    cada cierto tiempo every so often;
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?;
    a cada momento o Am [m5] rato all the time, constantly;
    a cada momento o Am [m5]rato me preguntan algo, así no puedo trabajar people are constantly asking me things, so I can't get any work done
    3. [valor progresivo]
    me gusta cada vez más I like it more and more;
    sus discursos son cada vez más largos his speeches get longer and longer;
    el tema me interesa cada vez menos I'm getting less and less interested in the subject;
    esta revista es cada vez peor this magazine gets worse and worse;
    cada día más more and more each day
    4. [valor enfático] such;
    ¡se pone cada sombrero! she wears such hats!;
    ¡tiene cada cosa! the things he comes up with!;
    ¡mis vecinos arman cada escándalo! my neighbours are always kicking up a fuss o row about something!
    * * *
    adj
    cada cosa en su sitio everything in its place;
    cada uno, cada cual each one;
    cada vez every time, each time;
    cada tres días every three days;
    uno de cada tres one out of every three;
    uno de cada one of each
    2
    :
    cada vez más more and more, increasingly
    * * *
    cada adj
    1) : each
    cuestan diez pesos cada una: they cost ten pesos each
    2) : every
    cada vez: every time
    3) : such, some
    sales con cada historia: you come up with such crazy stories
    4)
    cada vez más : more and more, increasingly
    5)
    cada vez menos : less and less
    * * *
    cada adj
    1. (en general) every
    ¡dice cada tontería! he says such stupid things!
    ¡sale con cada excusa! she comes out with amazing excuses!
    ¿cada cuánto? how often?
    cada vez más more and more / increasingly

    Spanish-English dictionary > cada

  • 12 concreto

    adj.
    1 concrete, definite, particular, specific.
    2 concrete, physical, non-abstract.
    m.
    1 concrete.
    2 concrete noun.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: concretar.
    * * *
    1 (real) concrete, real
    2 (particular) particular, specific
    \
    en concreto (en particular) in particular, specifically 2 (exactamente) exactly
    en el caso concreto de... in the particular case of...
    * * *
    (f. - concreta)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=específico) [medida, propuesta] specific, concrete; [hecho, resultado] specific; [fecha, hora] definite, particular
    2) (=no abstracto) concrete
    3)

    en concreto —

    a) [con verbos]

    nos referimos, en concreto, al abuso del alcohol — we are referring specifically to alcohol abuse

    he viajado mucho por África, en concreto, por Kenia y Tanzania — I've travelled a lot in Africa, specifically in Kenya and Tanzania o in Kenya and Tanzania to be precise

    ¿qué dijo en concreto? — what exactly did he say?

    b) [con sustantivos]

    ¿busca algún libro en concreto? — are you looking for a particular o specific book?, are you looking for any book in particular?

    no se ha decidido nada en concretonothing definite o specific has been decided

    2.
    SM LAm (=hormigón) concrete
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; < lugar> specific, particular

    quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

    una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

    b) ( no abstracto) concrete
    II
    masculino (AmL) concrete
    * * *
    = definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.
    Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex. A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
    Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex. The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex. Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
    Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    ----
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
    * en la situación concreta = on the scene.
    * ente concreto = concrete entity.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
    * especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.
    * * *
    I
    - ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; < lugar> specific, particular

    quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

    una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

    b) ( no abstracto) concrete
    II
    masculino (AmL) concrete
    * * *
    = definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.

    Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.

    Ex: A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
    Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex: The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex: Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
    Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
    * confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
    * detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
    * en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
    * enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
    * en la situación concreta = on the scene.
    * ente concreto = concrete entity.
    * en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
    * especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.

    * * *
    concreto1 -ta
    1 (específico) ‹política/acusación› concrete, specific
    en tu caso concreto in your particular case
    por un motivo concreto for a specific reason
    fijemos una fecha/hora concreta let's fix a definite date/time
    quieren reformas/soluciones concretas they want real o concrete reforms/solutions
    un lugar concreto a specific o particular place
    una pregunta concreta a specific question
    en concreto: quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto me va a costar what I want to know specifically is how much it is going to cost
    la conferencia versó sobre pintura española, en concreto, Goya y Velázquez the lecture was on Spanish painting, Goya and Velázquez, to be precise o to be more specific
    en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area
    2 (no abstracto) concrete
    lo concreto y lo abstracto the concrete and the abstract
    ( AmL)
    concrete
    Compuesto:
    reinforced concrete
    * * *

     

    Del verbo concretar: ( conjugate concretar)

    concreto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    concretó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    concretar    
    concreto
    concretar ( conjugate concretar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( concertar) ‹fecha/precio to fix, set

    b) (precisar, definir) to be specific about;


    verbo intransitivo:

    llámame para concreto give me a call to arrange the details
    concretarse verbo pronominal
    to become a reality
    concreto 1 -ta adjetivo
    a) ( específico) ‹política/solución/acusación concrete, specific;

    motivo/ejemplo/pregunta specific;
    fecha/hora definite;
    caso particular;
    lugar specific, particular;

    en concreto specifically;
    en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area;
    no sé nada en concreto I don't know anything definite

    concreto 2 sustantivo masculino (AmL) concrete;

    concretar verbo transitivo
    1 (precisar un tema, un punto) to specify
    2 (concertar una fecha, hora) to fix
    concreto,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (preciso, real) concrete
    2 (particular) specific
    en este caso concreto..., in this particular case...
    II sustantivo masculino LAm (hormigón) concrete
    ♦ Locuciones: en concreto, specifically: lo veré esta semana, el martes en concreto, I'll meet him this week, Tuesday to be precise
    no sé nada en c., I have no firm information

    ' concreto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actual
    - ceñirse
    - concreta
    - concretamente
    - determinada
    - determinado
    - particular
    - puntual
    - regalar
    - sala
    English:
    actual
    - concrete
    - particular
    - specific
    - specifically
    * * *
    concreto1, -a adj
    1. [no abstracto] concrete;
    un concepto concreto a concrete concept
    2. [determinado] specific, particular;
    aún no tenemos una fecha concreta we don't have a definite date yet;
    estoy buscando un disco concreto, no me vale cualquiera I'm looking for a particular o specific record, not just any one;
    si no me das los detalles concretos no te podré ayudar if you don't give me the specific o precise details I won't be able to help you;
    en el caso concreto de Nicaragua,… in the specific case of Nicaragua,…;
    en concreto, todavía no sabemos nada in short, we don't know anything yet;
    piensa volver a Europa, en concreto a Francia she's thinking of coming back to Europe, to France to be precise;
    es un experto en economía, y más en concreto, en gestión de empresas he's an expert in economics, more specifically in business management;
    nada en concreto nothing definite;
    la culpa no se le puede atribuir a nadie en concreto there is no one person who is to blame;
    en ningún sitio en concreto nowhere in particular, not in any one place
    Am concrete concreto armado reinforced concrete
    * * *
    I adj
    1 specific;
    en concreto specifically;
    nada en concreto nothing specific
    2 (no abstracto) concrete
    II m L.Am.
    concrete
    * * *
    concreto, -ta adj
    1) : concrete, actual
    2) : definite, specific
    en concreto: specifically
    hormigón: concrete
    * * *
    1. (particular) specific
    2. (real) actual

    Spanish-English dictionary > concreto

  • 13 considerar

    v.
    1 to consider (pensar en).
    bien considerado, creo que tienes razón on reflection, I think you're right
    El chico considera a su madre The boy has regard for=considers his mother.
    Ricardo considera la propuesta de María Richard considers Ann's proposal.
    2 to esteem, to treat with respect.
    3 to consider to.
    Ella considera mejor ir al teatro She considers best to go to the theater.
    4 to consider oneself to.
    Considero estar listo I consider myself to be ready.
    * * *
    1 (reflexionar) to consider, think over, think about
    2 (tomar en consideración) to take into account
    3 (respetar) to treat with consideration, respect
    4 (juzgar) to judge, regard, deem
    1 to consider oneself
    \
    considerando que considering that, considering
    * * *
    verb
    2) deem
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reflexionar sobre) to consider

    considera las ventajas y los inconvenientes de tu decisiónthink about o consider the advantages and disadvantages of your decision

    2) (=tener en cuenta)

    considerando lo que cuesta, la calidad podría ser mejor — considering what it costs, the quality could be better

    3) (=creer)

    considerar algo/a algn (como) — + adj to consider sth/sb to be + adj

    se le considera culpable del robohe is believed to be o considered to be guilty of the robbery

    se le considera como uno de los grandes pintores de este siglohe is considered (to be) o regarded as one of the great painters of this century

    lo considero hijo míoI look on him o regard him as my own son

    considerar que — to believe that, consider that

    considero que deberíamos hacer algoI believe o consider that we should do something

    4) (Jur)

    considerando... — whereas... ( word with which each item in a judgement begins)

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <asunto/posibilidad/oferta> to consider; <ventajas/consecuencias> to weigh up, consider

    tenemos que considerar que... — we must take into account that...

    b) (frml) ( tratar con respeto) to show consideration for, to consider
    2) (frml) (juzgar, creer) (+ compl) to consider
    2.
    considerarse v pron persona ( juzgarse) (+ compl) to consider oneself
    * * *
    = consider (as), contemplate, deem, envisage, judge, look at, perceive, reckon, regard as, see as, take into + consideration, take to + be, treat, view, weigh, take + stock of, see, look to as, see about, look upon, give + (some) thought to, have + regard for, class, hold out as, weigh up, look toward(s), flirt, adjudge, believe, look to.
    Ex. A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex. These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex. If a corporate body is deemed to have some intellectual responsibility for the content of a work, then the name of that body will usually feature as a heading on either a main or added entry.
    Ex. It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex. Nevertheless, whatever the basis for the major enumerative schemes they must be judged for their suitability for application in current libraries.
    Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex. Many of the early systems were perceived as replacements for manual techniques.
    Ex. Book form is easy to use, readable, and reckoned to be an acceptable format for many users.
    Ex. In particular LCC has been regarded as suitable for the classification of large general libraries, and specifically those large libraries that have been established for research purposes.
    Ex. It is easiest to see the comments in this section as pertaining to controlled indexing languages.
    Ex. A certain number of days is to be added to today's date to calculate the date due, taking into consideration the dates the library is closed.
    Ex. An abridgement is usually taken to be a condensation that necessarily omits a number of secondary points.
    Ex. In troubleshooting, it is important to treat the cause as well as the symptom of the problem = En la solución de problemas, es importante tratar tanto la causa como el síntoma del problema.
    Ex. Many librarians viewed AACR1 as such a significant improvement upon its predecessors, that they were content.
    Ex. Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex. The conference took stock of development within information technology, outlined new ways for its use and presented projects.
    Ex. When balls were compared with rollers in the ninenteenth century, their chief disadvantage was seen to be their cost: they were relatively uneconomical of ink.
    Ex. From the impressive library of his mansion home on Beacon Hill, Ticknor ruled over Boston's intellectual life and was looked to as the leading arbiter of intellectual and social life in that great city.
    Ex. The head of reference told me that he's going to see about a dress code for the staff, prohibiting slacks for women.
    Ex. Ticknor, we are told, was a liberal and democrat who welcomed change and looked upon human nature with great optimism.
    Ex. I encourage the reader to give thought to the longer case studies that have appeared in the library press.
    Ex. The apparent success of the project suggests it can be used or adapted for other members of the beef industry, having regard for their particular circumstances = El aparente éxito del proyecto sugiere que se puede utilizar o adaptar para otros miembros de la industria del ganado bovino, teniendo en cuenta sus circunstancias particulares.
    Ex. 30 million Americans are classed as functionally illiterate.
    Ex. Community information services seem light years away from the kind of electronic wizardry that is held out as the brave new information world of tomorrow.
    Ex. The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex. Libraries are looking towards some sort of cooperative system.
    Ex. The author examines key passages in the 1941 Nietzsche lectures where Heidegger appears to flirt with the possibility of a more primordial sense of existence.
    Ex. National library associations should look for sponsors who will publish manuscripts they have adjudged to have met international standards.
    Ex. The preferred citation order should be that order which is believed to match the approach of many users who can be expected to retrieve information on the topic.
    Ex. If you're looking to refinish and waterproof some outdoor furniture you might want to consider using teak oil.
    ----
    * bien considerado = all things considered.
    * considerando = in view of.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * considerar Algo = be under consideration.
    * considerar apropiado = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar como = class.
    * considerar como posible = entertain as + a possibility.
    * considerar desde una perspectiva = hold + perspective on.
    * considerar en detalle = consider + at length.
    * considerar en su justa medida = see + in proportion.
    * considerar importante = hold + Nombre + dear.
    * considerar + Infinitivo = view as + Gerundio.
    * considerar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * considerar las consecuencias = weigh + implications.
    * considerar las posibilidades de algo = consider + possibilities.
    * considerar oportuno = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar peligroso = see + danger.
    * considerar pertinente = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar que significa = take to + mean.
    * considerarse = be known as, set + Reflexivo + up as, go down as.
    * considerarse afortunado = consider + Reflexivo + lucky, count + Reflexivo + lucky, think + Reflexivo + lucky.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * merecer la pena considerar más detalladamente = repay + full consideration.
    * seguir considerando = consider + further.
    * volver a considerar = reconsider.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <asunto/posibilidad/oferta> to consider; <ventajas/consecuencias> to weigh up, consider

    tenemos que considerar que... — we must take into account that...

    b) (frml) ( tratar con respeto) to show consideration for, to consider
    2) (frml) (juzgar, creer) (+ compl) to consider
    2.
    considerarse v pron persona ( juzgarse) (+ compl) to consider oneself
    * * *
    = consider (as), contemplate, deem, envisage, judge, look at, perceive, reckon, regard as, see as, take into + consideration, take to + be, treat, view, weigh, take + stock of, see, look to as, see about, look upon, give + (some) thought to, have + regard for, class, hold out as, weigh up, look toward(s), flirt, adjudge, believe, look to.

    Ex: A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.

    Ex: These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex: If a corporate body is deemed to have some intellectual responsibility for the content of a work, then the name of that body will usually feature as a heading on either a main or added entry.
    Ex: It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex: Nevertheless, whatever the basis for the major enumerative schemes they must be judged for their suitability for application in current libraries.
    Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex: Many of the early systems were perceived as replacements for manual techniques.
    Ex: Book form is easy to use, readable, and reckoned to be an acceptable format for many users.
    Ex: In particular LCC has been regarded as suitable for the classification of large general libraries, and specifically those large libraries that have been established for research purposes.
    Ex: It is easiest to see the comments in this section as pertaining to controlled indexing languages.
    Ex: A certain number of days is to be added to today's date to calculate the date due, taking into consideration the dates the library is closed.
    Ex: An abridgement is usually taken to be a condensation that necessarily omits a number of secondary points.
    Ex: In troubleshooting, it is important to treat the cause as well as the symptom of the problem = En la solución de problemas, es importante tratar tanto la causa como el síntoma del problema.
    Ex: Many librarians viewed AACR1 as such a significant improvement upon its predecessors, that they were content.
    Ex: Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex: The conference took stock of development within information technology, outlined new ways for its use and presented projects.
    Ex: When balls were compared with rollers in the ninenteenth century, their chief disadvantage was seen to be their cost: they were relatively uneconomical of ink.
    Ex: From the impressive library of his mansion home on Beacon Hill, Ticknor ruled over Boston's intellectual life and was looked to as the leading arbiter of intellectual and social life in that great city.
    Ex: The head of reference told me that he's going to see about a dress code for the staff, prohibiting slacks for women.
    Ex: Ticknor, we are told, was a liberal and democrat who welcomed change and looked upon human nature with great optimism.
    Ex: I encourage the reader to give thought to the longer case studies that have appeared in the library press.
    Ex: The apparent success of the project suggests it can be used or adapted for other members of the beef industry, having regard for their particular circumstances = El aparente éxito del proyecto sugiere que se puede utilizar o adaptar para otros miembros de la industria del ganado bovino, teniendo en cuenta sus circunstancias particulares.
    Ex: 30 million Americans are classed as functionally illiterate.
    Ex: Community information services seem light years away from the kind of electronic wizardry that is held out as the brave new information world of tomorrow.
    Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex: Libraries are looking towards some sort of cooperative system.
    Ex: The author examines key passages in the 1941 Nietzsche lectures where Heidegger appears to flirt with the possibility of a more primordial sense of existence.
    Ex: National library associations should look for sponsors who will publish manuscripts they have adjudged to have met international standards.
    Ex: The preferred citation order should be that order which is believed to match the approach of many users who can be expected to retrieve information on the topic.
    Ex: If you're looking to refinish and waterproof some outdoor furniture you might want to consider using teak oil.
    * bien considerado = all things considered.
    * considerando = in view of.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * considerar Algo = be under consideration.
    * considerar apropiado = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar como = class.
    * considerar como posible = entertain as + a possibility.
    * considerar desde una perspectiva = hold + perspective on.
    * considerar en detalle = consider + at length.
    * considerar en su justa medida = see + in proportion.
    * considerar importante = hold + Nombre + dear.
    * considerar + Infinitivo = view as + Gerundio.
    * considerar la posibilidad = entertain + the possibility.
    * considerar las consecuencias = weigh + implications.
    * considerar las posibilidades de algo = consider + possibilities.
    * considerar oportuno = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar peligroso = see + danger.
    * considerar pertinente = consider + appropriate.
    * considerar que significa = take to + mean.
    * considerarse = be known as, set + Reflexivo + up as, go down as.
    * considerarse afortunado = consider + Reflexivo + lucky, count + Reflexivo + lucky, think + Reflexivo + lucky.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * merecer la pena considerar más detalladamente = repay + full consideration.
    * seguir considerando = consider + further.
    * volver a considerar = reconsider.

    * * *
    considerar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹asunto/posibilidad› to consider; ‹oferta› to consider, give … consideration; ‹ventajas/consecuencias› to weigh up, consider
    considera los pros y los contras weigh up the pros and cons
    bien considerado, creo que … all things considered, I think that …
    tenemos que considerar que ésta es su primera infracción we must take into account that this is her first offense
    considerando que ha estado enfermo considering (that) he's been ill
    2 ( frml) (tratar con respeto) to show consideration for, to consider
    B ( frml) (juzgar, creer) (+ compl) to consider
    fue considerado como una provocación it was considered (to be) o ( frml) deemed (to be) provocative
    eso se considera de mala educación that's considered bad manners
    considero casi imposible que podamos llegar a un acuerdo I believe it is o I consider it to be almost impossible for us to reach an agreement
    se le considera responsable del secuestro he is believed to be responsible for the kidnapping
    está muy bien considerado he is very highly regarded
    «persona» (juzgarse) (+ compl) to consider oneself
    se considera afortunado he considers himself (to be) very fortunate o lucky
    * * *

     

    considerar ( conjugate considerar) verbo transitivoasunto/posibilidad/oferta to consider;
    ventajas/consecuencias to weigh up, consider;

    tenemos que considerar que … we must take into account that …;
    eso se considera de mala educación that's considered bad manners;
    está muy bien considerado he is very highly regarded
    considerarse verbo pronominal [ persona] ( juzgarse) to consider oneself;
    se considera afortunado he considers himself (to be) lucky
    considerar verbo transitivo to consider: lo considera un genio, she thinks he's a genius ➣ Ver nota en consider

    ' considerar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    archivar
    - barajar
    - cada
    - dar
    - discutir
    - encontrar
    - estimar
    - homologar
    - óptica
    - pararse
    - plantearse
    - ponderar
    - reparar
    - tantear
    - tener
    - tratar
    - ver
    - catalogar
    - estudiar
    - juzgar
    - llamar
    - medir
    - meditar
    - mirar
    - pensar
    - plantear
    English:
    account
    - class
    - consider
    - contemplate
    - count
    - debate
    - entertain
    - judge
    - ponder
    - rate
    - reckon
    - regard
    - see
    - think over
    - think through
    - treat
    - view
    - come
    - conceive
    - deem
    - feel
    - hold
    - look
    - think
    - weigh
    * * *
    vt
    1. [pensar en] to consider;
    hay que considerar que es la primera vez que lo intentamos you should take into account that this is the first time we've tried to do it;
    consideré la posibilidad de presentarme, pero al final desistí I thought about applying but in the end I gave up the idea
    2. [juzgar, estimar] to believe, to think;
    no quiso considerar mi propuesta she wouldn't consider my proposal;
    bien considerado, creo que tienes razón on reflection, I think you're right;
    considero que se han equivocado I believe they've made a mistake
    3. [respetar] to esteem, to treat with respect;
    sus compañeros lo consideran mucho his colleagues have a high regard for him o think highly of him
    * * *
    v/t consider
    * * *
    1) : to consider, to think over
    2) : to judge, to deem
    3) : to treat with respect
    * * *
    1. (relexionar) to consider / to think about [pt. & pp. thought]
    2. (juzgar) to regard / to think

    Spanish-English dictionary > considerar

  • 14 controlar

    v.
    1 to control.
    Pedro controla su vida al fin Peter controls his life at last.
    María controla a sus hijos con lástima Mary controls her kids through pity.
    2 to check.
    3 to watch, to keep an eye on.
    4 to take over, to control.
    María controla los negocios Mary takes over business.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to control
    2 (comprobar) to check
    1 (moderarse) to control oneself
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dominar) [+ situación, emoción, balón, vehículo, inflación] to control

    los rebeldes controlan ya todo el país — the rebels now control the whole country, the rebels are now in control of the whole country

    no controlo muy bien ese tema* I'm not very hot on that subject *

    2) (=vigilar)

    contrólame al niño mientras yo estoy fuera* can you keep an eye on the child while I'm out

    controla que no hierva el café* make sure the coffee doesn't boil, see that the coffee doesn't boil

    3) (=regular) to control
    2.
    VI *
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( dominar) <nervios/impulsos/persona> to control
    2) ( vigilar) <inflación/proceso> to monitor

    controlar el peso/la línea — to watch one's weight/one's waistline

    3) ( regular) <presión/inflación> to control
    2.
    controlarse v pron
    1) ( dominarse) to control oneself
    2) ( vigilar) <peso/colesterol> to check, monitor
    * * *
    = control, get + command of, govern, keep + a rein on, keep within + bounds, monitor, regulate, peg, police, master, command, scourge, keep down + Nombre, stem + the tide of, bring under + control, hold in + line, gain + control (over/of), get + a grip on, hold + the reins of, corral, check up on, keep + tabs on, wield + control, hold + sway (over), wiretap [wire-tap], hold + the line, keep + a tight hold on, take + control of, stay on top of, stay in + control, rein in, hold + Nombre + in.
    Ex. These fields control the access to the main record and are all fixed length fields.
    Ex. The great storyteller, FC Sayers, having advised the beginner to 'steep himself in folklore until the elemental themes are part of himself,' explains how best to get command of a tale.
    Ex. It is not sufficient merely to describe the processes that govern the creation and generation of indexing and abstracting data.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Costs can be kept within reasonable bounds if a method appropriate to the specific application is chosen.
    Ex. Ideally it should be possible to include some form of student assessment or to monitor the student's progress.
    Ex. Built into each operator are sets of instructions to the computer which regulate where the term must appear in the printed entries generated from the string, typefaces, and necessary punctuation.
    Ex. After a couple of months, I had his overall behavior pretty well pegged.
    Ex. For many centuries local authorities have been responsible for policing Weights and Measures Acts and regulations and, where a breach of legislation was uncovered, would prosecute in the criminal court.
    Ex. The library director strove to master his frustration.
    Ex. Very few engravers commanded the necessary artistry.
    Ex. The reference librarian must always resist an impulse to be glib; he must scourge and throttle his vanity; he must reach a conclusion rather than begin with it.
    Ex. Activities such as gardening or cookery are dealt with in many books in ways which go far beyond the simple keeping down of weeds or just filling empty stomachs.
    Ex. This article discusses some strategies that are being developed to stem the tide of losses caused worldwide by piracy.
    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 library staff consists of 6 professional librarians and 11 clerical workers, all of whom are held firmly in line by the forceful personality of the director, a retired military colonel.
    Ex. Gradually many of these conquerors came to realize that, although military might was necessary to gain control over an area, sheer force of arms was not sufficient to govern effectively.
    Ex. The article ' Getting a grip on change' argues that only by confronting the challenges and inevitability of change can libraries retain their relevancy in the information age.
    Ex. This trend may also be explained by the hegemony of those who hold the reins of international publication.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Microfilm retrieval system corrals paper flood for Ameritech publishing'.
    Ex. The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex. The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex. Influence and control is currently wielded by sterile professionals who are blind to the need to develop services beyond print.
    Ex. This ideology appealed widely to the librarian as well as the library user and held sway for nearly a quarter of a millennium when, in 1841, a catalytic event in the history of cataloging took place.
    Ex. The implementation of this system would enable law enforcement agencies to wiretap all digital communication.
    Ex. The standpatters argue, and the progressives agree, that the tax line must be held in the interest of attracting industry = Los conservadores proponen y los progresistas están de acuerdo en que se deben contener los impuestos para atraer a la industria.
    Ex. A study of telly-addicts has found that in 45 per cent of homes mums keep a tight hold on the remote control.
    Ex. Five years after they took control of war-ravaged Afghanistan, reconstruction remains a job half done.
    Ex. Adapting to change -- and staying on top of the changes -- is a huge key to success in industry.
    Ex. This section of the book is all about how to stay in control of your personal information.
    Ex. If librarians hope to rein in escalating periodical prices, they must become more assertive consumers.
    Ex. The longer a fart is held in, the larger the proportion of inert nitrogen it contains, because the other gases tend to be absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the intestine.
    ----
    * controlar aún más = tighten + Posesivo + grip on.
    * controlar el presupuesto = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar la economía = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar las finanzas = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar la situación = tame + the beast.
    * controlar los gastos = control + costs, contain + costs.
    * controlarlo todo = have + a finger in every pie.
    * controlarse = command + Reflexivo, pace.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( dominar) <nervios/impulsos/persona> to control
    2) ( vigilar) <inflación/proceso> to monitor

    controlar el peso/la línea — to watch one's weight/one's waistline

    3) ( regular) <presión/inflación> to control
    2.
    controlarse v pron
    1) ( dominarse) to control oneself
    2) ( vigilar) <peso/colesterol> to check, monitor
    * * *
    = control, get + command of, govern, keep + a rein on, keep within + bounds, monitor, regulate, peg, police, master, command, scourge, keep down + Nombre, stem + the tide of, bring under + control, hold in + line, gain + control (over/of), get + a grip on, hold + the reins of, corral, check up on, keep + tabs on, wield + control, hold + sway (over), wiretap [wire-tap], hold + the line, keep + a tight hold on, take + control of, stay on top of, stay in + control, rein in, hold + Nombre + in.

    Ex: These fields control the access to the main record and are all fixed length fields.

    Ex: The great storyteller, FC Sayers, having advised the beginner to 'steep himself in folklore until the elemental themes are part of himself,' explains how best to get command of a tale.
    Ex: It is not sufficient merely to describe the processes that govern the creation and generation of indexing and abstracting data.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Costs can be kept within reasonable bounds if a method appropriate to the specific application is chosen.
    Ex: Ideally it should be possible to include some form of student assessment or to monitor the student's progress.
    Ex: Built into each operator are sets of instructions to the computer which regulate where the term must appear in the printed entries generated from the string, typefaces, and necessary punctuation.
    Ex: After a couple of months, I had his overall behavior pretty well pegged.
    Ex: For many centuries local authorities have been responsible for policing Weights and Measures Acts and regulations and, where a breach of legislation was uncovered, would prosecute in the criminal court.
    Ex: The library director strove to master his frustration.
    Ex: Very few engravers commanded the necessary artistry.
    Ex: The reference librarian must always resist an impulse to be glib; he must scourge and throttle his vanity; he must reach a conclusion rather than begin with it.
    Ex: Activities such as gardening or cookery are dealt with in many books in ways which go far beyond the simple keeping down of weeds or just filling empty stomachs.
    Ex: This article discusses some strategies that are being developed to stem the tide of losses caused worldwide by piracy.
    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 library staff consists of 6 professional librarians and 11 clerical workers, all of whom are held firmly in line by the forceful personality of the director, a retired military colonel.
    Ex: Gradually many of these conquerors came to realize that, although military might was necessary to gain control over an area, sheer force of arms was not sufficient to govern effectively.
    Ex: The article ' Getting a grip on change' argues that only by confronting the challenges and inevitability of change can libraries retain their relevancy in the information age.
    Ex: This trend may also be explained by the hegemony of those who hold the reins of international publication.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Microfilm retrieval system corrals paper flood for Ameritech publishing'.
    Ex: The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex: The physical effort of keeping tabs on people as well as the distasteful practice of checking up on staff output achieves nothing and may do considerable damage.
    Ex: Influence and control is currently wielded by sterile professionals who are blind to the need to develop services beyond print.
    Ex: This ideology appealed widely to the librarian as well as the library user and held sway for nearly a quarter of a millennium when, in 1841, a catalytic event in the history of cataloging took place.
    Ex: The implementation of this system would enable law enforcement agencies to wiretap all digital communication.
    Ex: The standpatters argue, and the progressives agree, that the tax line must be held in the interest of attracting industry = Los conservadores proponen y los progresistas están de acuerdo en que se deben contener los impuestos para atraer a la industria.
    Ex: A study of telly-addicts has found that in 45 per cent of homes mums keep a tight hold on the remote control.
    Ex: Five years after they took control of war-ravaged Afghanistan, reconstruction remains a job half done.
    Ex: Adapting to change -- and staying on top of the changes -- is a huge key to success in industry.
    Ex: This section of the book is all about how to stay in control of your personal information.
    Ex: If librarians hope to rein in escalating periodical prices, they must become more assertive consumers.
    Ex: The longer a fart is held in, the larger the proportion of inert nitrogen it contains, because the other gases tend to be absorbed into the bloodstream through the walls of the intestine.
    * controlar aún más = tighten + Posesivo + grip on.
    * controlar el presupuesto = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar la economía = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar las finanzas = control + the purse strings.
    * controlar la situación = tame + the beast.
    * controlar los gastos = control + costs, contain + costs.
    * controlarlo todo = have + a finger in every pie.
    * controlarse = command + Reflexivo, pace.

    * * *
    controlar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹nervios/impulsos/emociones› to control; ‹persona/animal› to control
    controlamos la situación we are in control of the situation, we have the situation under control
    el incendio fue rápidamente controlado por los bomberos the firemen quickly got o brought the fire under control
    controlan ahora toda la zona they now control o they are now in control of the whole area
    pasaron a controlar la empresa they took control of the company
    2 ( fam); ‹tema› to know about
    estos temas no los controlo I don't know anything about these things, I'm not too well up on o hot on these things ( colloq)
    B
    (vigilar): tiene que controlar su peso he has to watch o check o ( frml) monitor his weight
    deja de controlar todos mis gastos stop checking up on how much I spend the whole time
    me tienen muy controlada they keep a close watch o they keep tabs on everything I do, they keep me on a very tight rein
    el portero controlaba las entradas y salidas the porter kept a check on everyone who came in or out
    controlé el tiempo que me llevó I timed myself o how long it took me
    C (regular) to control
    este mecanismo controla la presión this mechanism regulates o controls the pressure
    medidas para controlar la inflación measures to control inflation o to bring inflation under control
    D ( Dep) (en doping) to administer a test to
    fue controlado positivo tras su victoria he tested positive after his victory
    lo controlaron negativo he was tested negative
    A (dominarse) to control oneself
    si no se controla acabará alcoholizado if he doesn't get a grip o a hold on himself he's going to become an alcoholic
    B (vigilar) ‹peso/colesterol› to check, watch, monitor ( frml)
    se controla el peso regularmente she checks her weight regularly, she keeps a regular check on her weight
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    controlar    
    controlar algo
    controlar ( conjugate controlar) verbo transitivo
    1nervios/impulsos/persona to control;
    incendioto bring … under control;

    pasaron a controlar la empresa they took control of the company
    2inflación/proceso to monitor;
    persona to keep a check on;
    controlar el peso/la línea to watch one's weight/one's waistline;

    controlé el tiempo que me llevó I timed how long it took me
    3 ( regular) ‹presión/inflación to control
    controlarse verbo pronominal ( dominarse) to control oneself;
    ( vigilar) ‹peso/colesterol to check, monitor
    controlar verbo transitivo
    1 to control
    2 (comprobar) to check
    ' controlar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dominar
    - fraude
    - manejar
    - potingue
    - sujetar
    - contener
    English:
    control
    - grip
    - hold down
    - manage
    - monitor
    - regiment
    - spot-check
    - stamp out
    - check
    - discipline
    - help
    - unruly
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dominar] to control;
    controlar la situación to be in control of the situation;
    la empresa controla el 30 por ciento del mercado the company controls 30 percent of the market;
    los bomberos todavía no han conseguido controlar el incendio firefighters have still not managed to bring the fire under control;
    medidas para controlar los precios measures to control prices
    2. [comprobar, verificar] to check;
    controla el nivel del aceite check the oil level;
    controlan continuamente su tensión arterial they are continuously monitoring his blood pressure
    3. [vigilar] to watch, to keep an eye on;
    la policía controla todos sus movimientos the police watch his every move;
    nos controlan la hora de llegada they keep a check on when we arrive;
    controla que no se cuele nadie see o make sure that no one Br jumps the queue o US cuts in line
    vi
    Fam [saber] to know;
    Rosa controla un montón de química Rosa knows loads about chemistry
    * * *
    v/t
    1 control
    2 ( vigilar) check
    * * *
    1) : to control
    2) : to monitor, to check
    * * *
    1. (dominar) to control [pt. & pp. controlled]
    2. (comprobar) to check

    Spanish-English dictionary > controlar

  • 15 emplear

    v.
    1 to use (usar) (objetos, materiales).
    emplear algo en hacer algo to use something to do something
    si lo consigo, daré por bien empleado el tiempo if I manage to do it, I'll regard it as time well spent
    le está bien empleado he deserves it, it serves him right (peninsular Spanish)
    Ricardo emplea limpiador de naranja Richard uses orange cleaner.
    2 to employ.
    La empresa emplea mujeres maduras The company employs middle-aged women.
    * * *
    1 (dar empleo) to employ
    2 (usar) to use
    3 (dinero) to spend
    4 (tiempo) to invest, spend
    1 (usarse) to be used
    2 (tener trabajo) to be employed
    \
    emplear mal to misuse
    emplearse a fondo to do one's utmost
    estarle bien empleado a alguien / tenerlo bien empleado to serve somebody right
    te está bien empleado, haberlo dejado en paz it serves you right, you should have left it alone
    * * *
    verb
    2) use
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=usar) to use
    2) [+ trabajador] to employ
    3) [+ tiempo, dinero] to spend, use
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) empresa/organización to employ
    b) ( colocar) <hijo/sobrino> to fix... up with a job
    2) ( usar) <energía/imaginación/material> to use

    dar algo por bien empleado: me llevó toda una tarde, pero la doy por bien empleada it took me a whole evening, but (I consider) it was time well spent; estarle bien empleado a alguien — (Esp) to serve somebody right (colloq)

    2.
    emplearse v pron (esp AmL) to get a job
    * * *
    = employ, expend, engage.
    Ex. The size of the collections in which the LCC is currently employed is likely to be a significant factor in its perpetuation.
    Ex. Command of various techniques for forecasting payments and managing funds is necessary to expend fully without overspending the annual materials budget.
    Ex. Some questions to consider before engaging a consultant are: are the consultant's services needed?, could existing staff do the job?, can you afford aconsultant?.
    ----
    * emplear como/de = engage as.
    * emplear tiempo = spend + time, expend + time, devote + time.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) empresa/organización to employ
    b) ( colocar) <hijo/sobrino> to fix... up with a job
    2) ( usar) <energía/imaginación/material> to use

    dar algo por bien empleado: me llevó toda una tarde, pero la doy por bien empleada it took me a whole evening, but (I consider) it was time well spent; estarle bien empleado a alguien — (Esp) to serve somebody right (colloq)

    2.
    emplearse v pron (esp AmL) to get a job
    * * *
    = employ, expend, engage.

    Ex: The size of the collections in which the LCC is currently employed is likely to be a significant factor in its perpetuation.

    Ex: Command of various techniques for forecasting payments and managing funds is necessary to expend fully without overspending the annual materials budget.
    Ex: Some questions to consider before engaging a consultant are: are the consultant's services needed?, could existing staff do the job?, can you afford aconsultant?.
    * emplear como/de = engage as.
    * emplear tiempo = spend + time, expend + time, devote + time.

    * * *
    emplear [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 «empresa/organización» to employ
    2 (colocar) ‹hijo/sobrino› to fix … up with a job
    su padre lo empleó en una tienda his father fixed him up with o got him a job in a shop
    B (usar) ‹energía/imaginación› to use
    empleó palabras muy duras she used o employed very harsh words
    tuve que emplear toda mi fuerza para levantarlo it took all my strength to lift it
    no sabe cómo emplear su tiempo libre he doesn't know what to do in o how to occupy his free time
    emplearon tres años en la construcción del puente it took them three years to build the bridge, construction of the bridge took three years
    esta piedra se emplea en la construcción this type of stone is used for building
    dar algo por bien empleado: me llevó toda una tarde, pero la doy por bien empleada it took me a whole evening, but (I consider) it was time well spent
    estarle bien empleado a algn ( Esp); to serve sb right ( colloq)
    ( esp AmL) to get a job
    * * *

     

    emplear ( conjugate emplear) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) [empresa/organización] to employ

    b) ( colocar) ‹hijo/sobrinoto fix … up with a job

    2 ( usar) ‹energía/imaginación/material to use
    emplearse verbo pronominal (esp AmL) to get a job
    emplear verbo transitivo
    1 (utilizar) to use
    (esfuerzo, tiempo) to spend: empleó varias horas en terminar el dibujo, it took him a few hours to finish the picture
    2 (a un trabajador) to employ
    ' emplear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bastante
    - cerrarse
    - chimenea
    - delgada
    - delgado
    - entre
    - fresca
    - fresco
    - gastar
    - gritar
    - gustar
    - llevar
    - mucha
    - mucho
    - poder
    - preferir
    - usar
    - desplegar
    - tardar
    English:
    alive
    - asleep
    - employ
    - eventual
    - fuck
    - misuse
    - must
    - propose
    - remind
    - should
    - still
    - use
    - whom
    - exert
    * * *
    vt
    1. [usar] [objeto, inteligencia, energía] to use;
    [medios, recursos, términos] to use, to employ; [tiempo, dinero] to spend;
    emplea unos métodos poco ortodoxos he uses o employs rather unorthodox methods;
    empleó mucho tiempo en leer el libro he took a long time to read the book;
    2. [contratar] [sujeto: empresario, empresa] to employ
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( usar) use
    2 persona employ
    * * *
    1) : to employ
    2) usar: to use
    * * *
    1. (utilizar) to use
    2. (tiempo) to spend [pt. & pp. spent]
    3. (dar trabajo) to employ

    Spanish-English dictionary > emplear

  • 16 en forma de L

    (adj.) = L-shaped
    Ex. Staff require longer working surfaces, preferably L-shaped, and also ergonomically acceptable swivel chairs.
    * * *
    (adj.) = L-shaped

    Ex: Staff require longer working surfaces, preferably L-shaped, and also ergonomically acceptable swivel chairs.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en forma de L

  • 17 extenso

    adj.
    1 extensive, ample, lengthy, vast.
    2 extensive, ample.
    3 drawn-out, voluble, wordy, prolix.
    4 comprehensive.
    * * *
    1 (amplio) extensive, vast; (grande) large
    2 (largo) lengthy, long
    \
    por extenso at length, in detail
    * * *
    (f. - extensa)
    adj.
    2) vast
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=amplio) [superficie, objeto] extensive; [capítulo, documento] long, lengthy
    2) (=completo) [estudio, tratado] extensive; [conocimientos, vocabulario] extensive, wide
    3) (=detallado) full, detailed

    estuvo muy extenso en sus explicaciones — his explanations were very detailed, he gave full o detailed explanations

    en o por extenso — in full, at length

    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <territorio/zona> extensive, vast; <informe/análisis> lengthy, extensive; <vocabulario/conocimientos> extensive, wide
    * * *
    = vast [vaster -comp., vastest -sup.], comprehensive, full-blown, full-length, lengthy [lengthier -comp., lengthiest -sup.], long [longer -comp., longest -sup.], wide-sweeping, widespread, ample, widespan, extended, epidemic, pandemic, fully blown, large [larger -comp., largest -sup.].
    Ex. If you add to this other access points, such as collections housed in old people's homes or day centres, prisons, hospitals, youth clubs, playgroups etc the coverage is vast.
    Ex. One of the factors to consider in the selection of a data base is whether the data base is comprehensive or not.
    Ex. Reference transactions can range from the ready-reference, or short-answer question, to the full-blown research inquiry to establish methodology.
    Ex. Plays and music performances put on by staff and children require less arduous preparation than a full-length public performance.
    Ex. Informative abstract tend to be relatively lengthy.
    Ex. Uneven allocation will lead to some subjects having relatively short notation at the expense of others with relatively long notation.
    Ex. Surely these innovations already have and will continue to bring deep and wide-sweeping change to our profession - and because of their rapidity, these changes will be sudden and often tumultuous.
    Ex. Comment published so far is favourable, but the code still awaits widespread adoption.
    Ex. The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex. With no other type of structure is it possible to obtain clear, widespan coverage of almost unlimited areas, translucency to permit uniform daylight, and transportability or relocatability.
    Ex. The brief abstracts and extended abstracts of papers, not published in full in the proceedings, are excluded.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the epidemic growth of its literature' = El artículo se titula "El síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (SIDA) y el crecimiento exponencial de su literatura".
    Ex. Test score data were broken down to show that the decline is pandemic throughout the culture & not limited to sex, race, or class variables.
    Ex. This time it's a hairline fracture rather than a fully blown break of a metatarsal, however the result is the same.
    Ex. Serial searching for a string of characters is usually performed on a small subset of a large file.
    ----
    * bastante extenso = longish.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped.
    * lo extenso = comprehensiveness.
    * por extenso = at length.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo <territorio/zona> extensive, vast; <informe/análisis> lengthy, extensive; <vocabulario/conocimientos> extensive, wide
    * * *
    = vast [vaster -comp., vastest -sup.], comprehensive, full-blown, full-length, lengthy [lengthier -comp., lengthiest -sup.], long [longer -comp., longest -sup.], wide-sweeping, widespread, ample, widespan, extended, epidemic, pandemic, fully blown, large [larger -comp., largest -sup.].

    Ex: If you add to this other access points, such as collections housed in old people's homes or day centres, prisons, hospitals, youth clubs, playgroups etc the coverage is vast.

    Ex: One of the factors to consider in the selection of a data base is whether the data base is comprehensive or not.
    Ex: Reference transactions can range from the ready-reference, or short-answer question, to the full-blown research inquiry to establish methodology.
    Ex: Plays and music performances put on by staff and children require less arduous preparation than a full-length public performance.
    Ex: Informative abstract tend to be relatively lengthy.
    Ex: Uneven allocation will lead to some subjects having relatively short notation at the expense of others with relatively long notation.
    Ex: Surely these innovations already have and will continue to bring deep and wide-sweeping change to our profession - and because of their rapidity, these changes will be sudden and often tumultuous.
    Ex: Comment published so far is favourable, but the code still awaits widespread adoption.
    Ex: The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex: With no other type of structure is it possible to obtain clear, widespan coverage of almost unlimited areas, translucency to permit uniform daylight, and transportability or relocatability.
    Ex: The brief abstracts and extended abstracts of papers, not published in full in the proceedings, are excluded.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and the epidemic growth of its literature' = El artículo se titula "El síndrome de inmunodeficiencia adquirida (SIDA) y el crecimiento exponencial de su literatura".
    Ex: Test score data were broken down to show that the decline is pandemic throughout the culture & not limited to sex, race, or class variables.
    Ex: This time it's a hairline fracture rather than a fully blown break of a metatarsal, however the result is the same.
    Ex: Serial searching for a string of characters is usually performed on a small subset of a large file.
    * bastante extenso = longish.
    * en extenso = at length, in full.
    * lo bastante extenso = adequately scoped.
    * lo extenso = comprehensiveness.
    * por extenso = at length.

    * * *
    extenso -sa
    1 ‹territorio/zona› extensive, vast
    2 ‹informe/análisis› long, lengthy, full, extensive
    3 ‹vocabulario/conocimientos› extensive, wide
    * * *

     

    extenso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo

    extensive
    extenso,-a adjetivo (en superficie, variedad) extensive, vast: delante de nosotros estaba la extensa sabana, the vast grassland lay in front of us
    (en tiempo, desarrollo) long: la quinta etapa del Tour es la más extensa, the fifth stage of the Tour is the longest

    ' extenso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extensa
    - prolijo
    English:
    ample
    - broad
    - comprehensive
    - extensive
    - large
    - protracted
    - wide
    - widespread
    - spacious
    - vast
    * * *
    extenso, -a adj
    1. [terreno, solar] large, extensive;
    [país, región, desierto] vast
    2. [duración, periodo, libro, película] long;
    [informe, discurso] long, lengthy
    3. [conocimientos, vocabulario] extensive
    * * *
    adj
    1 extensive, vast; informe lengthy, long
    2
    :
    por extenso in full
    * * *
    extenso, -sa adj
    1) : extensive, detailed
    2) : spacious, vast
    * * *
    extenso adj
    1. (grande) extensive
    2. (largo) long

    Spanish-English dictionary > extenso

  • 18 indiferente

    adj.
    1 indifferent.
    2 unresponsive, apathetic, having little or no interest.
    f. & m.
    indifferent person.
    * * *
    1 indifferent
    \
    me es indiferente I don't care
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=impasible) [actitud, mirada] indifferent

    dejar indiferente a algn: esas imágenes no pueden dejarnos indiferentes — those images cannot fail to move us

    permanecer o quedarse indiferente — to remain indifferent (a, ante to)

    2) (=que da igual)

    -¿desea salir por la mañana o por la tarde? -me es indiferente — "do you want to leave in the morning or the afternoon?" - "it makes no difference to me o I don't mind"

    es indiferente que vengáis hoy o mañanait makes no difference o it doesn't matter whether you come today or tomorrow

    * * *
    a) (poco importante, de poco interés)

    es indiferente que salga hoy o mañanait doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether it goes today or tomorrow

    ¿té o café? - me es indiferente — tea or coffee? - either

    me es indiferente su amistadI'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship

    b) ( poco interesado) indifferent

    indiferente al peligroindifferent to o unconcerned about the danger

    * * *
    = listless, unsympathetic, indifferent, half-hearted [halfhearted], uninterested, regardless, uncaring, unconcerned, detached, impassive, unengaged, apathetic, careless, feckless, insouciant, nonchalant, nonplus, nonplussed [nonplused], soulless, unemotional.
    Ex. Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
    Ex. But of its four sentences, the third was so determined to present a grammatically structured metaphor for its meaning that it dazzled my eye, never mind my already unsympathetic brain.
    Ex. Contrary to popular belief, people who have been deaf from birth are not indifferent to aesthetic literature.
    Ex. Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.
    Ex. Other staff of the library remained at best uninterested in the project and at worst resented it as a diminution of traditional library services.
    Ex. What can we do is rethink our query, or we can 'bash on regardless' using the power of the computer to perform lots more searches in the hope that 'something will turn up'.
    Ex. The principal problem which faces archives is that of saving significant material from indiscriminate destruction by ignorant or uncaring owners.
    Ex. Then, with an elfin smile she said: 'You see, I haven't been entirely unconcerned!'.
    Ex. The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
    Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex. In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
    Ex. They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
    Ex. The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex. Adopting an insouciant attitude toward empirical research -- shorn of such seemingly tough-minded concepts as objectivity and transparency -- makes her point more plausible.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex. Australian researchers have observed that four to eight year-old boys who have an unemotional temperament are less responsive to discipline.
    ----
    * de un modo indiferente = listlessly.
    * mostrarse indiferente = give + Nombre + the cold shoulder, turn + a cold shoulder to, cold-shoulder.
    * * *
    a) (poco importante, de poco interés)

    es indiferente que salga hoy o mañanait doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether it goes today or tomorrow

    ¿té o café? - me es indiferente — tea or coffee? - either

    me es indiferente su amistadI'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship

    b) ( poco interesado) indifferent

    indiferente al peligroindifferent to o unconcerned about the danger

    * * *
    = listless, unsympathetic, indifferent, half-hearted [halfhearted], uninterested, regardless, uncaring, unconcerned, detached, impassive, unengaged, apathetic, careless, feckless, insouciant, nonchalant, nonplus, nonplussed [nonplused], soulless, unemotional.

    Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.

    Ex: But of its four sentences, the third was so determined to present a grammatically structured metaphor for its meaning that it dazzled my eye, never mind my already unsympathetic brain.
    Ex: Contrary to popular belief, people who have been deaf from birth are not indifferent to aesthetic literature.
    Ex: Yet the response from government has been half-hearted at best.
    Ex: Other staff of the library remained at best uninterested in the project and at worst resented it as a diminution of traditional library services.
    Ex: What can we do is rethink our query, or we can 'bash on regardless' using the power of the computer to perform lots more searches in the hope that 'something will turn up'.
    Ex: The principal problem which faces archives is that of saving significant material from indiscriminate destruction by ignorant or uncaring owners.
    Ex: Then, with an elfin smile she said: 'You see, I haven't been entirely unconcerned!'.
    Ex: The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
    Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex: In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
    Ex: They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
    Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex: Adopting an insouciant attitude toward empirical research -- shorn of such seemingly tough-minded concepts as objectivity and transparency -- makes her point more plausible.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: Our deliberate and passionate ambition is to avoid the traps of soulless, dead villages turned into museums, slowly sinking into oblivion.
    Ex: Australian researchers have observed that four to eight year-old boys who have an unemotional temperament are less responsive to discipline.
    * de un modo indiferente = listlessly.
    * mostrarse indiferente = give + Nombre + the cold shoulder, turn + a cold shoulder to, cold-shoulder.

    * * *
    1
    (poco importante, de poco interés): es indiferente que salga hoy o mañana it doesn't matter o it makes no difference o it's immaterial whether it goes today or tomorrow
    ¿té o café? — me es indiferente tea or coffee? — either o I don't mind o it makes no difference
    no me cae mal, me es indiferente I don't dislike her, I don't really have any feelings one way or the other
    todo lo que no sea de su especialidad le es indiferente he's not interested in anything that isn't connected with his speciality
    me es indiferente su amistad I'm not concerned o ( colloq) bothered about his friendship
    2 (poco interesado) indifferent
    se mostró totalmente indiferente ante mi propuesta he was totally indifferent to o uninterested in my suggestion
    indiferente A algo indifferent TO sth
    indiferente al peligro indifferent to o unconcerned about the danger
    permanecieron/se mostraron indiferentes a mis súplicas they remained/they were indifferent to my pleas
    3
    (poco amable, afectuoso): conmigo es fría e indiferente she's cold and distant with me, she treats me coldly and with indifference
    4 (mediocre) indifferent
    * * *

    indiferente adjetivo
    a) (poco importante, de poco interés):

    es indiferente que venga hoy o mañana it doesn't matter o it makes no difference whether he comes today or tomorrow;

    me es indiferente su amistad I'm not concerned o (colloq) bothered about his friendship

    indiferente a algo indifferent to sth
    indiferente adjetivo
    1 (irrelevante) unimportant: le es indiferente el color, colour makes no difference to her
    2 (impasible) indifferent: es indiferente a mi dolor, he doesn't care about my grief
    ' indiferente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fresca
    - fresco
    - igual
    - despreocupado
    - displicente
    - frío
    - resbalar
    English:
    care
    - cold
    - hard
    - indifferent
    - listless
    - lukewarm
    - nonchalant
    - skin
    - unconcerned
    - unemotional
    - uninterested
    - detached
    - uncaring
    - unresponsive
    - unsympathetic
    * * *
    1. [indistinto] indifferent;
    me es indiferente [me da igual] I don't mind, it's all the same to me;
    me es indiferente que vayas o no it's all the same to me whether you go or not;
    ¿prefieres hacerlo hoy o mañana? – me es indiferente would you rather do it today or tomorrow? – I don't mind
    2. [apático]
    siempre se muestra indiferente he always seems so apathetic;
    es indiferente a la miseria ajena other people's suffering means nothing to him;
    no puedo permanecer indiferente ante tanto sufrimiento I cannot remain indifferent in the face of so much suffering;
    su belleza me deja indiferente her beauty leaves me cold o does nothing for me
    * * *
    adj
    1 indifferent
    2 ( irrelevante) immaterial
    * * *
    1) : indifferent, unconcerned
    2)
    ser indiferente : to be of no concern
    me es indiferente: it doesn't matter to me
    * * *
    indiferente adj (persona) indifferent / not interested
    ser indiferente to make no difference / not to matter
    serle indiferente a alguien not to mind / not to care

    Spanish-English dictionary > indiferente

  • 19 inteligente

    adj.
    intelligent (gen) & (computing).
    f. & m.
    intelligent person.
    * * *
    1 intelligent
    2 (edificio) smart
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona, animal, pregunta, comentario] intelligent

    ¿hay vida inteligente en Marte? — is there intelligent life on Mars?

    2) (Inform) intelligent; [misil, edificio, tarjeta] smart
    * * *
    a) ( dotado de inteligencia) <animal/ser> intelligent
    b) ( de inteligencia superior) < persona> intelligent, clever; < perro> intelligent
    c) <ordenador/armas> smart
    * * *
    = bright [brighter -comp., brightest -sup.], clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], gifted, intelligent, sage [sager -comp., sagest -sup.], smart [smarter -comp., smartest -sup.], enlightened, brainy [brainier -comp., brainiest -sup.], talented.
    Ex. It is clear to me that we must be attracting the best, the brightest and the most creative students possible.
    Ex. It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    Ex. She must try to convince him that no single individual, no matter how gifted, can any longer grasp the innumerable facets of modern corporate effort.
    Ex. BLAISE offers two packages for offline editing on intelligent terminals.
    Ex. The proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness, coupled with sage assurances that the flexibilities possible with machine processing would obviate most of the problems not addressed.
    Ex. They tend to think that they would be exposing ignorance such smart people are not supposed to have if they ask a question of the reference staff.
    Ex. Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex. It has been said that, with this show, a canny critic inaugurated the enticingly slick and brainy strain of 1980s art.
    Ex. It is a well-known fact that they're grossly deficient in identifiying talented minority children, and, for that matter, girls.
    ----
    * agente inteligente = intelligent search agent, search agent.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * búsqueda inteligente = savvy searching.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * extracción inteligente de datos = data mining.
    * hacer más inteligente = smarten.
    * hacerse más inteligente = smarten up.
    * poco inteligente = unintelligent.
    * semiinteligente = semi-intelligent.
    * ser inteligente = be talented, intelligent being.
    * sistema inteligente = intelligent system.
    * software inteligente = intelligent software.
    * tarjeta inteligente = smart card [smartcard].
    * terminal inteligente = intelligent terminal.
    * * *
    a) ( dotado de inteligencia) <animal/ser> intelligent
    b) ( de inteligencia superior) < persona> intelligent, clever; < perro> intelligent
    c) <ordenador/armas> smart
    * * *
    = bright [brighter -comp., brightest -sup.], clever [cleverer -comp., cleverest -sup.], gifted, intelligent, sage [sager -comp., sagest -sup.], smart [smarter -comp., smartest -sup.], enlightened, brainy [brainier -comp., brainiest -sup.], talented.

    Ex: It is clear to me that we must be attracting the best, the brightest and the most creative students possible.

    Ex: It is readily possible to construct a machine which will manipulate premises in accordance with formal logic, simply by the clever use of relay circuits.
    Ex: She must try to convince him that no single individual, no matter how gifted, can any longer grasp the innumerable facets of modern corporate effort.
    Ex: BLAISE offers two packages for offline editing on intelligent terminals.
    Ex: The proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness, coupled with sage assurances that the flexibilities possible with machine processing would obviate most of the problems not addressed.
    Ex: They tend to think that they would be exposing ignorance such smart people are not supposed to have if they ask a question of the reference staff.
    Ex: Even in prisons nowadays the enlightened gaoler aims at more than custodial retention: he aims at education.
    Ex: It has been said that, with this show, a canny critic inaugurated the enticingly slick and brainy strain of 1980s art.
    Ex: It is a well-known fact that they're grossly deficient in identifiying talented minority children, and, for that matter, girls.
    * agente inteligente = intelligent search agent, search agent.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * búsqueda inteligente = savvy searching.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * extracción inteligente de datos = data mining.
    * hacer más inteligente = smarten.
    * hacerse más inteligente = smarten up.
    * poco inteligente = unintelligent.
    * semiinteligente = semi-intelligent.
    * ser inteligente = be talented, intelligent being.
    * sistema inteligente = intelligent system.
    * software inteligente = intelligent software.
    * tarjeta inteligente = smart card [smartcard].
    * terminal inteligente = intelligent terminal.

    * * *
    1 (dotado de inteligencia) ‹animal/ser› intelligent
    2 (dotado de una inteligencia superior) ‹hombre/mujer› intelligent, clever; ‹niño› intelligent, clever, bright; ‹perro› intelligent
    3 ‹terminal/ordenador› smart; ‹armas› smart
    * * *

     

    inteligente adjetivo
    intelligent;
    persona intelligent, clever
    inteligente adjetivo intelligent
    ' inteligente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcornoque
    - bastante
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - capaz
    - dentro
    - fina
    - fino
    - limitada
    - limitado
    - mollera
    - parar
    - tan
    - tía
    - corto
    - hábil
    - habiloso
    - inteligencia
    - listo
    - más
    - parecer
    - qué
    English:
    astute
    - bright
    - canny
    - clever
    - intelligent
    - more
    - smart
    - sort
    - enlightened
    - may
    - no
    - unintelligent
    * * *
    1. [que piensa] intelligent
    2. [con mucha inteligencia] intelligent
    3. Informát [sistema, edificio] intelligent;
    [tarjeta, bomba] smart
    * * *
    adj intelligent
    * * *
    : intelligent
    * * *
    inteligente adj intelligent

    Spanish-English dictionary > inteligente

  • 20 interesarse por

    v.
    1 to be interested in, to take an interest in.
    Nos interesamos por la ecología We are interested in the ecology.
    2 to ask about, to inquire about.
    María se interesó por Ricardo Mary asked about Richard.
    * * *
    (v.) = be concerned with, take + interest in, pursue + interest
    Ex. Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex. I am too old any longer to play games or dance; my social life is restricted; and I cannot, as I used, take much interest in the future of the world, for I shan't live long enough to see what is going to happen in it.
    Ex. This policy benefits library staff through supporting the freedom to pursue a variety of professional interests.
    * * *
    (v.) = be concerned with, take + interest in, pursue + interest

    Ex: Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.

    Ex: I am too old any longer to play games or dance; my social life is restricted; and I cannot, as I used, take much interest in the future of the world, for I shan't live long enough to see what is going to happen in it.
    Ex: This policy benefits library staff through supporting the freedom to pursue a variety of professional interests.

    Spanish-English dictionary > interesarse por

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