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  • 921 analfabetos, los

    = illiterate, the
    Ex. The public library began to extend services to the previously unserved: minorities, the disabled, the aged, the illiterate, the institutionalized, and the economically deprived.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analfabetos, los

  • 922 analizador sintáctico

    m.
    syntax analyzer, parser.
    * * *
    (n.) = parser, syntactical analyser
    Ex. The efficiency of this parser was increased when control structures were systematically incorporated into the analytical process and semantic information was added as soon as possible.
    Ex. This article describes a lexical, morphological and syntactical analyser for nouns and adjectives.
    * * *
    (n.) = parser, syntactical analyser

    Ex: The efficiency of this parser was increased when control structures were systematically incorporated into the analytical process and semantic information was added as soon as possible.

    Ex: This article describes a lexical, morphological and syntactical analyser for nouns and adjectives.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizador sintáctico

  • 923 analizar

    v.
    to analyze.
    Elsa analizó la bebida Elsa examined the drink.
    El juez analizó el caso The judge analyzed the case.
    * * *
    1 to analyse (US analyze)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT to analyse, analyze (EEUU)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.
    Ex. With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.
    Ex. Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex. The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex. This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex. Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex. The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex. This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex. Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    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. This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex. Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex. 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex. Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex. Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex. Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex. Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex. The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex. Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex. It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex. When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex. If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex. The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    ----
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.

    Ex: With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.

    Ex: Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex: The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex: This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex: Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex: The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex: This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex: Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    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: This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex: Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex: 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex: Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex: Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex: Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex: Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex: Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex: It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex: When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex: If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex: The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].

    * * *
    analizar [A4 ]
    vt
    A (examinar) to analyze*, examine
    B ( Med, Quím) to analyze*
    C ( Ling) to parse
    to undergo o have analysis
    se está analizando he's undergoing o having analysis, he's seeing an analyst, he's in analysis
    * * *

     

    analizar ( conjugate analizar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( examinar) to analyze( conjugate analyze), examine

    b) (Med, Quím) to analyze( conjugate analyze)

    c) (Ling) to parse

    analizarse verbo pronominal
    to undergo o have analysis
    analizar verbo transitivo to analyze
    ' analizar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estudiar
    - profundidad
    - punto
    English:
    analyse
    - test
    - analyze
    - go
    - survey
    * * *
    1. [situación, problema] to analyse
    2. [sangre, orina] to test, to analyse
    3. Gram to parse;
    * * *
    v/t analyze
    * * *
    analizar {21} vt
    : to analyze
    * * *
    analizar vb to analyse

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar

  • 924 analizar por separado

    (v.) = dissect
    Ex. GMMA has developed a layered approach to visual indexing that dissects the objects, style and implication of each image, so that the indexing system can accommodate all potential approaches to the material.
    * * *
    (v.) = dissect

    Ex: GMMA has developed a layered approach to visual indexing that dissects the objects, style and implication of each image, so that the indexing system can accommodate all potential approaches to the material.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar por separado

  • 925 analizar sintácticamente

    (v.) = parse
    Ex. This is only possible if the incoming message has an identifiable structure that can be parsed and converted to resemble a protocol message.
    * * *
    (v.) = parse

    Ex: This is only possible if the incoming message has an identifiable structure that can be parsed and converted to resemble a protocol message.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar sintácticamente

  • 926 analizar una cuestión

    (v.) = explore + question, explore + issue
    Ex. Which is a more effective location is a question that can be explored, but we do need to avoid the situation faced by other in situations developed in past ages, like the Church of England, whose physical plant (the church buildings) is over-provided for the denuded rural areas and under-provided for the city.
    Ex. The objective of the study is to explore the issue of budgeting for public library services.
    * * *
    (v.) = explore + question, explore + issue

    Ex: Which is a more effective location is a question that can be explored, but we do need to avoid the situation faced by other in situations developed in past ages, like the Church of England, whose physical plant (the church buildings) is over-provided for the denuded rural areas and under-provided for the city.

    Ex: The objective of the study is to explore the issue of budgeting for public library services.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar una cuestión

  • 927 analogía

    f.
    1 analogy, likeness, similarity, allegory.
    2 analogy, affinity.
    * * *
    1 analogy
    * * *
    noun f.
    analogy, similarity
    * * *
    SF (=correspondencia) analogy; (=semejanza) similarity
    * * *
    femenino analogy

    estableció una analogía entre... — she drew an analogy between...

    * * *
    Ex. Using a similar analogy later in a presidential address to the ALA, he said that he thought of the public library as 'a derrick, lifting the inert masses'.
    ----
    * establecer una analogía = draw + analogy.
    * hacer una analogía = draw + analogy.
    * por analogía = by analogy.
    * * *
    femenino analogy

    estableció una analogía entre... — she drew an analogy between...

    * * *

    Ex: Using a similar analogy later in a presidential address to the ALA, he said that he thought of the public library as 'a derrick, lifting the inert masses'.

    * establecer una analogía = draw + analogy.
    * hacer una analogía = draw + analogy.
    * por analogía = by analogy.

    * * *
    analogy
    estableció una analogía entre los dos casos she drew an analogy between the two cases
    * * *

    analogía sustantivo femenino
    analogy
    analogía sustantivo femenino analogy: el libro establece una analogía entre ambos autores, the book draws an analogy between both authors
    ' analogía' also found in these entries:
    English:
    analogy
    * * *
    similarity, analogy;
    hizo una analogía entre los dos casos he drew an analogy between the two cases;
    por analogía by analogy
    * * *
    f analogy
    * * *
    : analogy

    Spanish-English dictionary > analogía

  • 928 anatema

    m.
    1 curse, anathema (religion).
    2 excommunicate, anathema, heretic.
    * * *
    1 anathema
    \
    lanzar anatemas contra to curse, hurl abuse at
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino (Relig) anathema
    * * *
    Ex. It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.
    * * *
    masculino (Relig) anathema
    * * *

    Ex: It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.

    * * *
    ( Relig) anathema
    lanzaba anatemas contra sus rivales he hurled abuse o insults at his rivals, he railed against his rivals
    * * *

    anatema sustantivo masculino anathema
    * * *
    1. [excomunión] excommunication, anathema
    2. [condena] condemnation
    * * *
    m anathema
    * * *
    : anathema

    Spanish-English dictionary > anatema

  • 929 anciano

    adj.
    ancient, aged, old, very old.
    m.
    old man, ancient, elder, old timer.
    * * *
    1 very old, elderly, aged
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 old person, elderly person
    1 old people, the elderly
    * * *
    1. (f. - anciana)
    adj.
    aged, elderly, old
    2. (f. - anciana)
    noun
    elderly person, old person
    * * *
    anciano, -a
    1.
    ADJ old, aged
    2.
    SM / F [de mucha edad] old man/woman, elderly man/woman; (Rel) elder
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo elderly
    II
    - na (m) elderly man; (f) elderly woman
    * * *
    = aged, elder, elderly citizen, elderly person.
    Ex. Ageist forms of headings like CHILDREN-MANAGEMENT (instead of the familiar and nonjudgmental CHILD-REARING) and aged (instead of SENIORS or SENIOR CITIZENS) should not be used.
    Ex. Even among adults, the younger age groups make more use of the library than do their elders.
    Ex. Meeting the library and information needs of senior citizens is becoming a major challenge for public libraries all over the world.
    Ex. They are developing ways of increasing access to information for a significant group of handicapped and elderly persons who have difficulty in accessing the printed word.
    ----
    * ancianos = elderly people, old people.
    * ancianos, los = elderly, the, aged, the.
    * pareja de ancianos = elderly couple.
    * residencia de ancianos = elderly persons' home, old people's home, elderly housing unit, nursing home, residential home, rest home.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo elderly
    II
    - na (m) elderly man; (f) elderly woman
    * * *
    = aged, elder, elderly citizen, elderly person.

    Ex: Ageist forms of headings like CHILDREN-MANAGEMENT (instead of the familiar and nonjudgmental CHILD-REARING) and aged (instead of SENIORS or SENIOR CITIZENS) should not be used.

    Ex: Even among adults, the younger age groups make more use of the library than do their elders.
    Ex: Meeting the library and information needs of senior citizens is becoming a major challenge for public libraries all over the world.
    Ex: They are developing ways of increasing access to information for a significant group of handicapped and elderly persons who have difficulty in accessing the printed word.
    * ancianos = elderly people, old people.
    * ancianos, los = elderly, the, aged, the.
    * pareja de ancianos = elderly couple.
    * residencia de ancianos = elderly persons' home, old people's home, elderly housing unit, nursing home, residential home, rest home.

    * * *
    anciano1 -na
    elderly
    la mujer más anciana del pueblo the oldest woman in the village
    anciano2 -na
    masculine, feminine
    A ( masculine) elderly man o gentleman
    B ( feminine) elderly woman o lady
    * * *

     

    anciano
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    elderly
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (m) elderly man;

    (f) elderly woman
    anciano,-a
    I adjetivo very old, ancient
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino old person
    los ancianos, old people
    ' anciano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anciana
    - mayor
    - acoger
    - asilar
    - chochear
    - consumir
    - desamparado
    - valer
    English:
    ageing
    - amble
    - come through
    - craggy
    - elderly
    - groan
    - strike up
    - aged
    - geriatric
    * * *
    anciano, -a
    adj
    old
    nm,f
    [hombre] old man, old person; [mujer] old woman, old person;
    los ancianos the elderly
    nm
    [de tribu] elder
    * * *
    I adj old
    II m old man
    * * *
    anciano, -na adj
    : aged, old, elderly
    anciano, -na n
    : elderly person
    * * *
    anciano1 adj elderly
    1. (sin especificar) elderly person
    2. (hombre) elderly man [pl. men]

    Spanish-English dictionary > anciano

  • 930 ancianos

    (n.) = elderly people, old people
    Ex. However, as the proportion of elderly people in the population rises sharply over the next few years advertising and retail executives will need to rethink their sales strategies.
    Ex. The area is populated by old people, immigrants and single parent families housed in blocks of flats.
    * * *
    los ancianos
    = elderly, the, aged, the

    Ex: Accordingly, the local library committee decided to levy a charge of 15 cents on each book borrowed, with suitable reductions for the elderly.

    Ex: The public library began to extend services to the previously unserved: minorities, the disabled, the aged, the illiterate, the institutionalized, and the economically deprived.

    (n.) = elderly people, old people

    Ex: However, as the proportion of elderly people in the population rises sharply over the next few years advertising and retail executives will need to rethink their sales strategies.

    Ex: The area is populated by old people, immigrants and single parent families housed in blocks of flats.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ancianos

  • 931 ancianos, los

    = elderly, the, aged, the
    Ex. Accordingly, the local library committee decided to levy a charge of 15 cents on each book borrowed, with suitable reductions for the elderly.
    Ex. The public library began to extend services to the previously unserved: minorities, the disabled, the aged, the illiterate, the institutionalized, and the economically deprived.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ancianos, los

  • 932 andar a tientas

    to feel one's way, grope one's way
    * * *
    (v.) = kiss + in the dark, grope (for/toward)
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Kissing in the dark: promoting and communicating in a public library setting'.
    Ex. The ebb in religious life is explained in terms of the stress experienced by the nation during the period of confederation when it was groping for cohesiveness & some symbol of national unity.
    * * *
    (v.) = kiss + in the dark, grope (for/toward)

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Kissing in the dark: promoting and communicating in a public library setting'.

    Ex: The ebb in religious life is explained in terms of the stress experienced by the nation during the period of confederation when it was groping for cohesiveness & some symbol of national unity.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar a tientas

  • 933 andar apurado de dinero

    = be strapped for + cash
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    * * *
    = be strapped for + cash

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar apurado de dinero

  • 934 andar corto de dinero

    = be strapped for + cash, be strapped for + cash
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    * * *
    = be strapped for + cash, be strapped for + cash

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar corto de dinero

  • 935 andar escaso de dinero

    = be strapped for + cash
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    * * *
    = be strapped for + cash

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar escaso de dinero

  • 936 andar falto de dinero

    = be strapped for + cash
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    * * *
    = be strapped for + cash

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar falto de dinero

  • 937 andar pisando fuerte

    (v.) = go from + strength to strength, make + a big impact
    Ex. This was achieved with great success, and the scheme goes from strength to strength.
    Ex. The fiction genre is currently making a big impact on the US publishing scene and is increasingly popular in public libraries.
    * * *
    (v.) = go from + strength to strength, make + a big impact

    Ex: This was achieved with great success, and the scheme goes from strength to strength.

    Ex: The fiction genre is currently making a big impact on the US publishing scene and is increasingly popular in public libraries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar pisando fuerte

  • 938 andarse con rodeos

    to beat about the bush
    * * *
    (v.) = mince + words, go round in + circles, beat about/around + the bush
    Ex. Although not a polemicist, the author minces no words in condemning the brutality and stupidity of the communist leadership.
    Ex. This type of discussion makes the conflict endless and the argument is going round in circles because different people are trying to solve different problems.
    Ex. There is no excuse for beating about the bush when combating poverty and social exclusion.
    * * *
    (v.) = mince + words, go round in + circles, beat about/around + the bush

    Ex: Although not a polemicist, the author minces no words in condemning the brutality and stupidity of the communist leadership.

    Ex: This type of discussion makes the conflict endless and the argument is going round in circles because different people are trying to solve different problems.
    Ex: There is no excuse for beating about the bush when combating poverty and social exclusion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andarse con rodeos

  • 939 anegar (de)

    = inundate (with), flood.
    Ex. From Truman's approval for nuclear weapons testing in Nevada on 18 Dec 1950 the AEC adopted a four-pronged approach: inundating the public with positive information on nuclear power; emphasising defence needs; highlighting the nonmilitary benefits of testing; and reassuring the citizenry that testing was not hazardous to health.
    Ex. Rising water levels in both rivers has flooded several villages causing massive loss to crops and property.

    Spanish-English dictionary > anegar (de)

  • 940 anemia malárica

    Ex. Malarial anaemia is an enormous public health problem in endemic areas and occurs predominantly in children in the first 3 years of life.
    * * *

    Ex: Malarial anaemia is an enormous public health problem in endemic areas and occurs predominantly in children in the first 3 years of life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > anemia malárica

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  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …   Universalium

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …   Universalium

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium


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