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  • 641 seleccionado al azar

    (adj.) = randomly chosen [randomly-chosen]
    Ex. He inherited a deplorable 'library' with a randomly-chosen collection of tattered, torn, defaced books.
    * * *
    (adj.) = randomly chosen [randomly-chosen]

    Ex: He inherited a deplorable 'library' with a randomly-chosen collection of tattered, torn, defaced books.

    Spanish-English dictionary > seleccionado al azar

  • 642 selecto

    adj.
    1 select, chosen, fancy, high-end.
    2 select, choice, exclusive, rarefied.
    * * *
    1 select
    2 (escogido) exclusive
    * * *
    (f. - selecta)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=exclusivo) [vino, producto] select; [club] exclusive
    2) [obras literarias] selected
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <fruta/vino> select, choice; <ambiente/club> select, exclusive

    lo más selecto de la sociedadthe cream o the elite of society

    * * *
    = select, selected, upmarket [up market], upscale.
    Ex. Suppose you have classified, by UDC, the document ' Select methods of metallurgical assaying', class number 669.9.
    Ex. This month-long fellowship will offer participants an opportunity to train at selected North American libraries.
    Ex. A large number of wine bars, upmarket drinking establishments and themed pubs have opened in recent times, especially in the city centre.
    Ex. The hotel features 428 newly renovated guest rooms with upscale southwestern décor and private balconies with gorgeous mountain views = El hotel ofrece 428 habitaciones renovadas recientemente con una decoración de lujo al estilo del suroeste del país y balcones con magníficas vistas a las montañas.
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    * lista selecta = elite list.
    * una minoría selecta = a select few.
    * una selecta minoría = a select few.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <fruta/vino> select, choice; <ambiente/club> select, exclusive

    lo más selecto de la sociedadthe cream o the elite of society

    * * *
    = select, selected, upmarket [up market], upscale.

    Ex: Suppose you have classified, by UDC, the document ' Select methods of metallurgical assaying', class number 669.9.

    Ex: This month-long fellowship will offer participants an opportunity to train at selected North American libraries.
    Ex: A large number of wine bars, upmarket drinking establishments and themed pubs have opened in recent times, especially in the city centre.
    Ex: The hotel features 428 newly renovated guest rooms with upscale southwestern décor and private balconies with gorgeous mountain views = El hotel ofrece 428 habitaciones renovadas recientemente con una decoración de lujo al estilo del suroeste del país y balcones con magníficas vistas a las montañas.
    * lista selecta = elite list.
    * una minoría selecta = a select few.
    * una selecta minoría = a select few.

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    selecto -ta
    ‹fruta/vino› select, choice; ‹ambiente/club› select, exclusive
    lo más selecto de la sociedad limeña the cream o the elite of Lima society
    * * *

    selecto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ‹fruta/vino select, choice;


    ambiente/club select, exclusive
    selecto,-a adj (escogido) select
    (restaurante, etc) exclusive
    un vino selecto, a choice wine
    ' selecto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    crema
    - flor
    - nata
    - selecta
    - escogido
    - ramillete
    English:
    choice
    - exclusive
    - select
    - elite
    * * *
    selecto, -a adj
    select
    * * *
    adj select, exclusive
    * * *
    selecto, -ta adj
    1) : choice, select
    2) exclusivo: exclusive

    Spanish-English dictionary > selecto

  • 643 separarse de

    v.
    to separate from, to become separated from, to break from, to break with.
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    (v.) = become + parted from, move away from, turn away from, secede (from)
    Ex. Certain aspects of the curriculum debate had become parted from their moorings in practical reality.
    Ex. Books, staff and readers will need to move shorter distances in a cubic building than in a linear building or one extended by moving away from a deep plan.
    Ex. Managers, overwhelmed by a cascade of documents, tend to turn away from print.
    Ex. The only republic to secede peacefully from the former Yugoslavia, Macedonia has the potential to become a wealthy and stable nation, a beacon of reform in southeastern Europe.
    * * *
    (v.) = become + parted from, move away from, turn away from, secede (from)

    Ex: Certain aspects of the curriculum debate had become parted from their moorings in practical reality.

    Ex: Books, staff and readers will need to move shorter distances in a cubic building than in a linear building or one extended by moving away from a deep plan.
    Ex: Managers, overwhelmed by a cascade of documents, tend to turn away from print.
    Ex: The only republic to secede peacefully from the former Yugoslavia, Macedonia has the potential to become a wealthy and stable nation, a beacon of reform in southeastern Europe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > separarse de

  • 644 ser elegido

    v.
    1 to be elected, to be chosen, to be selected, to get the nod.
    2 to be elected, to be elected as, to be chosen, to be chosen as.
    * * *
    (v.) = get in
    Ex. Time for a change, but whoever gets in, will sure have their job cut out for them thanks to good old Bush.
    * * *
    (v.) = get in

    Ex: Time for a change, but whoever gets in, will sure have their job cut out for them thanks to good old Bush.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser elegido

  • 645 ser insignificante de

    (v.) = be slight in
    Ex. Inevitably, a large proportion of these self-chosen books will be slight in stature.
    * * *

    Ex: Inevitably, a large proportion of these self-chosen books will be slight in stature.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser insignificante de

  • 646 ser inteligente

    v.
    to be intelligent.
    * * *
    Ex. He also says that collectively as intelligent beings we are entwined in our ultimate destiny: to give birth to another universe.
    * * *

    Ex: He also says that collectively as intelligent beings we are entwined in our ultimate destiny: to give birth to another universe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser inteligente

  • 647 ser2

    2 = be, take + the form of, stand as.
    Ex. Systems such as Dialog, IRS, ORBIT and BLAISE may be accessed by libraries and information units.
    Ex. Hierarchical relationships may also take the form of co-ordinate relationships, in which case they may be represented by 'RT' or related term, in a similar manner to affinitive relationships below.
    Ex. Meantime, our new library stand as as a confident symbol of the importance of ALL librarires to the nation's cultural, educational and economic success.
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    * anhelar ser = ache to be.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * así es = that's how it is.
    * así sea = amen.
    * así son las cosas = that's they way things are.
    * centrado en el ser humano = anthropocentric.
    * clonación del ser humano = human cloning.
    * como es el caso de = as it is with.
    * cómo + ser = what + be like.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight.
    * continuar siendo importante = remain + big.
    * crearse el prestigio de ser = establish + a record as.
    * cualquiera que fuere = any... whatsoever.
    * cualquiera que fuese = any... whatsoever.
    * cualquiera que sea + Nombre = whichever + Nombre.
    * debilidad del ser humano = mankind's frailty.
    * dejar de ser útil = outlive + Posesivo + usefulness.
    * demostrar ser = prove + to be.
    * de tal forma que + ser/estar = in such form as to + be.
    * dicho sea de paso = by the by(e).
    * dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres = you are known by the company you keep.
    * dinero + ser para = money + go towards.
    * el + Nombre + es inestimable = the + Nombre + cannot be overestimated.
    * el ser barato = cheapness.
    * el sueño de todo ser viviente = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * entrar sin ser visto = sneak into.
    * es = it's [it is].
    * esa es la cuestión = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esa es la dificultad = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * es decir = i.e. (latín - id est), in other words, that is, that is to say, which is to say.
    * es de deducir que = it follows that.
    * es de destacar que = significantly.
    * es de esperar = hopefully.
    * es de esperar que = all being well.
    * es de resaltar que = significantly.
    * es de suponer que = presumably.
    * ese es el asunto = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * ese es el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * es el momento adecuado = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * es el momento oportuno = the moment is ripe, the time is ripe.
    * es evidente = clearly.
    * es importante destacar = importantly.
    * es inevitable que = inevitably.
    * es interesante que = interestingly.
    * es lo que a mí me parece = my two cents' worth.
    * es lo que yo pienso = my two cents' worth.
    * es más = more important, moreover.
    * es más fácil decirlo que hacerlo = easier said than done.
    * es mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * es mi parecer = my two cents' worth.
    * es por lo tanto deducible que = it therefore follows that.
    * es por lo tanto de esperar que = it therefore follows that.
    * es por lo tanto lógico que = it therefore follows that.
    * ¡esta es tu oportunidad! = here's your chance!.
    * estar siendo + Participio = be in process of + Nombre.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * fue durante mucho tiempo = long remained.
    * haber sido aceptado = be here to stay, have come + to stay.
    * haber sido comprobado exhaustivamente = be thoroughly tested.
    * la razón de ser = the reason for being.
    * la verdad sea dicha = to tell the truth.
    * llegar a ser = become, develop into.
    * llegar a ser conocido como = become + known as.
    * lo que es aun peor = worse still.
    * lo que es peor = what's worse.
    * lo que haya que de ser, será = que sera sera, what's meant to be, will be, whatever will be, will be.
    * lo que + ser = what + be like.
    * lo que tenga que ser, será = que sera sera, whatever will be, will be, what's meant to be, will be.
    * merecer ser mencionado = deserve + mention.
    * no ser aconsejable = be undesirable.
    * no ser + Adjetivo + Infinitivo = be less than + Adjetivo + Infinitivo.
    * no ser así ya = be no longer the case.
    * no ser bien visto = be in the doghouse.
    * no ser cobarde = be no chicken.
    * no ser consciente de = remain + unaware of.
    * no ser deseable = be undesirable.
    * no + ser + de sorprender que = it + be + not surprising that.
    * no ser fácil = be no picnic, not be easy.
    * no ser gran cosa = not add up to much, add up to + nothing.
    * no ser lo suficientemente bueno = not be good enough.
    * no ser más que = be nothing more than, be nothing but.
    * no ser nada = add up to + nothing.
    * no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
    * no ser ningún jovencito = be no chicken.
    * no ser ni una cosa ni otra = fall between + two stools.
    * no ser sino = be nothing but.
    * no ser una gran pérdida = be no great loss.
    * no ser un lecho de rosas = be not all roses.
    * no ser verdad = be untrue.
    * no somos todos iguales = one size doesn't fit all.
    * no tener razón de ser + Infinitivo = there + be + no sense in + Gerundio.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * para ser franco = in all honesty.
    * para ser sincero = to be honest, in all honesty.
    * pasar a ser = become, develop into.
    * por ser + Adjetivo = as being + Adjetivo.
    * por si fuera poco = to boot, to add salt to injury, to rub salt in the wound.
    * posible de ser consultado por máquina = machine-viewable.
    * posible de ser visto en pantalla = displayable.
    * primer puesto + ser para = pride of place + go to.
    * puede muy bien ser = could well be.
    * puede muy bien ser que = it may well be that.
    * que fue = one-time.
    * que fue común antes = once-common.
    * que ha sido abordado con preguntas = accost.
    * que puede ser apilado = stacking.
    * razón de ser = point, raison d'etre, rationale, sense of purpose.
    * ser reconocido = gain + recognition.
    * resultar ser = prove + to be, turn out to be, happen + to be.
    * sea como sea = be that as it may, at all costs, at any cost, at any price, come hell or high water.
    * sea cual fuere = any... whatsoever, any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual fuese = any... whatsoever, any... whatsoever.
    * sea cual sea el criterio utilizado = by any standard(s).
    * sea lo que sea = whatever it is, be that as it may, call it what you want.
    * seamos realistas = face it, let's face it.
    * sean cuales sean = whatever they may be.
    * sentido del ser humano = human sense.
    * ser accesible a través de = be available through.
    * ser aceptado = take + hold, gain + acceptance, take off.
    * ser acertado = be spot on.
    * ser aconsejable = be welcome, be better served by, be in order.
    * ser acorde con = be commensurate with.
    * ser acuciante = be acute.
    * ser acusado de delito criminal = face + criminal charge.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up, fit + the bill.
    * ser + Adjetivo = get + Adjetivo.
    * ser + Adjetivo + para = have + a + Adjetivo + effect on.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * ser aficionado a = be fond of.
    * ser afortunado = be lucky, strike + lucky.
    * ser agradable de oír = be good to hear.
    * ser agradable + Verbo = be neat to + Verbo.
    * ser algo bien conocido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * ser algo bueno = be a good thing.
    * ser algo completamente distinto = be nothing of the sort.
    * ser algo común = be a fact of life, dominate + the scene, be a common occurrence, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
    * ser Algo demasiado difícil para = be in over + Posesivo + head, be out of + Posesivo + depth.
    * ser algo excepcional = be the exception rather than the rule, be in a league of its own.
    * ser algo fácil = be a cinch, be a doddle, be a breeze, be a picnic, be duck soup.
    * ser algo facilísimo = be a cinch, be a doddle, be a breeze, be a picnic, be duck soup.
    * ser algo habitual = become + a common feature, be a fact of life.
    * ser Algo imponente = loom + large.
    * ser algo inevitable = the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * ser algo más profundo que = go + deeper than.
    * ser algo más serio que = go + deeper than.
    * ser algo (muy) bien sabido que = it + be + a (well)-known fact that.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
    * ser Algo muy importante = loom + large.
    * ser algo muy obvio = be a dead giveaway.
    * ser algo muy poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy raro = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo muy revelador = be a giveaway.
    * ser algo natural para = be second nature to + Pronombre, come + naturally to.
    * ser algo normal = be a fact of life, become + a common feature, be a part of life.
    * ser algo permanente = be here to stay.
    * ser algo poco común = be the exception rather than the rule.
    * ser algo poco conocido que = it + be + a little known fact that.
    * ser algo poco frecuente = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo poco sabido que = it + be + a little known fact that.
    * ser algo por lo que = be a matter for/of.
    * ser algo por ver = be an open question.
    * ser algo que no ocurre con frecuencia = be a rare occurrence.
    * ser algo seguro = be a cinch, be a doddle, be a breeze, be a picnic, be duck soup.
    * ser algo útil para = be something in the hand for.
    * ser amado = loved-one.
    * ser amigo de = be buddies with.
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * ser apreciado = receive + appreciation.
    * ser apropiado = be right.
    * ser aproximadamente + Número = be around + Número, be about + Número.
    * ser arrestado = be under arrest.
    * ser asequible = be available, become + available.
    * ser asequible a = be amenable to.
    * ser así = be the case (with), be just like that.
    * ser atacado = be under attack, come under + fire, be under assault.
    * ser atractivo = look + attractive, be popular in appeal.
    * ser atrevido = make + a bold statement.
    * ser atribuible a = be attributable to.
    * ser aun más = be all the more.
    * ser autosuficiente = stand on + Posesivo + own, self-serve.
    * ser autosuficiente económicamente = pay + Posesivo + own way.
    * ser avaricioso = have + Posesivo + cake and eat it.
    * ser bienvenido = be most welcome, make + welcome, be welcome.
    * ser bonito + Verbo = be neat to + Verbo.
    * ser buenísimo + Gerundio = be terrific at + Gerundio.
    * ser bueno = make + good + Nombre.
    * ser bueno en = be good at.
    * ser bueno para Alguien = be to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * ser cada vez más importante = increase in + importance.
    * ser capaz de = be capable of.
    * ser capaz de hacer cualquier cosa por = go to + any lengths to, go to + great lengths to.
    * ser característico de = be emblematic of.
    * ser carísimo = cost + be prohibitive.
    * ser caro = be steep.
    * ser casi seguro = be a good bet.
    * ser chiquito pero matón = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * ser chulo = be cool.
    * ser clavado a = be a dead ringer for.
    * ser cliente de una tienda = patronise + shop.
    * ser coherente = cohere.
    * ser como el día y la noche = different as night and day.
    * ser como hablar con la pared = be like talking to a brick wall.
    * ser como mínimo = be no less than.
    * ser como una esfera = wrap around.
    * ser como un círculo = wrap around.
    * ser como un libro abierto = be an open book.
    * ser complementario el uno del otro = be integral one to another.
    * ser complementarios = be integral one to another.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser completo = be all inclusive.
    * ser común = be the case (with).
    * ser condenado a prisión = receive + prison sentence.
    * ser confuso = be deceiving.
    * ser conocido por = famously, have + a track record of.
    * ser conocido por todos = be out in the open.
    * ser consciente = sentient being.
    * ser consciente de = be alive to, be aware of, be cognisant of, be mindful of/that, become + cognisant of, be aware of, realise [realize, -USA].
    * ser consciente de + Posesivo + valía = be alive to + Posesivo + worth.
    * ser consciente + desafortunadamente = be painfully aware of.
    * ser contradictorio de = run + contrary to.
    * ser contraproducente = defeat + Posesivo + purpose, blowback.
    * ser contrario a = be contrary to, be hostile to.
    * ser conveniente + Infinitivo = be as well + Infinitivo, be well + Infinitivo.
    * ser correcto = be all right, be correct, be right.
    * ser cortés con = be civil towards.
    * ser costumbre = be customary.
    * ser creativo = be inventive.
    * ser creíble = invoke + belief.
    * ser criticado = be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat, come under + fire.
    * ser crucial (para) = be central (to).
    * ser cuestión de = come down to.
    * ser culpable = be to blame.
    * ser culpable (por/de) = be at fault (for/to).
    * ser dado a = be amenable to, be apt to, be given to.
    * ser de = be a native of.
    * ser de alto nivel = be at a high level.
    * ser de armas tomar = be a (real) handful.
    * ser de ayuda = be of assistance.
    * ser debatible = be a moot point, be open to question, be open to debate, be at issue.
    * ser de calidad = be up to snuff, be up to scratch.
    * ser decisión de + Nombre = be down to + Nombre.
    * ser de contenido + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in content.
    * ser de crecimiento rápido = be a quick grower.
    * ser de difícil acceso = tuck away.
    * ser de dominio público = be public domain.
    * ser deficiente = be wanting.
    * ser definitivo = be final.
    * ser de gran ayuda para = be a boon to.
    * ser de gran beneficio para = be of great benefit to.
    * ser de importancia primordial = be of key importance.
    * ser de importancia vital = lie at + the heart of.
    * ser de interés para = be of interest (to/for).
    * ser dejado en la obligación de Uno = be derelict in + duty.
    * ser de la izquierda = be of the left.
    * ser de la noche = night creature.
    * ser de la opinión de que = be of the opinion that, be of the view that.
    * ser del gusto de Uno = be to + Posesivo + taste.
    * ser del orden de + Número = be of the order of + Número.
    * ser de los que piensan que = subscribe to + view.
    * ser demasiado = be over-provided, be a mouthful.
    * ser demasiado + Adjetivo = be too + Adjetivo + by half.
    * ser demasiado complaciente = lean over + too far backwards.
    * ser demasiado común = be all too common.
    * ser demasiado para = be too much for, be too much for.
    * ser demasiado precavido = err + on the side of caution.
    * ser demasiado preciso = put + too fine a point on, split + hairs.
    * ser demasiado quisquilloso = put + too fine a point on, split + hairs.
    * ser demasiado tarde para echar atrás = reach + the point of no return.
    * ser de mucho uso = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * ser de número limitado = be limited in number.
    * ser de origen + Adjetivo = be + Adjetivo + in origin.
    * ser de poco valor = be of little use, be of little value.
    * ser de primera categoría = be top notch.
    * ser de raza negra o de piel morena = be coloured.
    * ser de sabios = be a point of wisdom.
    * ser desacertado = miss + the mark, miss + the point.
    * ser desastroso = spell + bad news, be a shambles, be (in) a mess.
    * ser desconocido para = be alien to.
    * ser descorazonador = be dispiriting.
    * ser desoído = be unheeded.
    * ser despiadado = play + hardball.
    * ser detenido = be under arrest.
    * ser de un solo uso = be a one-trip pony.
    * ser de un tipo diferente = be different in kind, differ in + kind (from).
    * ser de un valor especial = be of particular value.
    * ser de uso general = be in general use, be generally available.
    * ser de utilidad = be of use.
    * ser de utilidad a = be of service to.
    * ser diestro en = be skilled at.
    * ser difícil = be a stretch.
    * ser difícil de bregar = be a (real) handful.
    * ser difícil de conseguir = be hard to get.
    * ser difícil de creer = beggar + belief.
    * ser difícil de encontrar = be hard to find.
    * ser difícil de lograr = be hard to get.
    * ser difícil de superar = take + some beating.
    * ser digno de = merit.
    * ser digno de admiración = deserve + admiration.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser digno de + Infinitivo = be worth + Gerundio.
    * ser diplomático = say + the right thing.
    * ser discutible = be open to question, be open to debate, be at issue.
    * ser dogmático = be dogmatic.
    * ser dos mundos completamente distintos = be poles apart.
    * ser dudoso = be doubtful.
    * ser duro = play + hardball.
    * ser eficaz para + Infinitivo = be efficient at + Gerundio.
    * ser el acabóse = take + the biscuit, take + the cake, be the limit.
    * ser el alma de = be the life of, be the life and soul of.
    * ser el asunto = be the point.
    * ser el beneficiario de = be on the receiving end of.
    * ser el blanco de = be a pushover for.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser el canalizador de = be the conduit for.
    * ser el capitán = skipper, captain.
    * ser el caso (de) = be the case (with).
    * ser el centro de atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show, cut + a dash.
    * ser el centro de todas las miradas = cut + a dash.
    * ser el colmo = be the last straw, bring + the situation to a head, take + the biscuit, take + the cake, be the limit.
    * ser el contrincante más débil = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * ser el culo del mundo = be the pits.
    * ser elegido = get in.
    * ser elevado = be steep.
    * ser el éxito de la fiesta = steal + the limelight, steal + the show.
    * ser el fin de = sign + a death warrant (for).
    * ser el jefe = be in charge, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * ser el límite = be the limit.
    * ser el mandamás = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * ser el más afectado por = bear + the brunt of.
    * ser el máximo = be the limit.
    * ser el momento clave = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento (de) = be the time to.
    * ser el momento decisivo = mark + the watershed.
    * ser el momento de/para = it + be + time to/for.
    * ser el objetivo de Uno = be in business for.
    * ser el orgullo de = be the pride and joy of.
    * ser el origen de = provide + the material for.
    * ser el paraje natural de = be home to.
    * ser el preludio = usher in.
    * ser el primero = be second to none, come out on + top.
    * ser el primero en = lead + the way in.
    * ser el primero en + Infinitivo = take + the lead in + Gerundio.
    * ser el punto de partida de = form + the basis of.
    * ser el punto más débil de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser el punto más flaco de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * ser el que con mayor frecuencia = be (the) most likely to.
    * ser el que con menor frecuencia = be (the) least likely to.
    * ser el resultado de = follow from, result from.
    * ser el segundo de a bordo = play + second fiddle.
    * ser el último grito = be all the rage.
    * ser el último mono ser el último mono = feel + pulled and tugged.
    * ser emblemático de = be emblematic of.
    * ser en balde = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * ser en vano = be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * ser enviado a = have + the lead to.
    * ser equiparable a = be commensurate with.
    * ser erróneo = be wide of the mark, be wrong.
    * ser escaso = be few and far between, be in short supply.
    * ser esclavo de = be slave to.
    * ser estupendo = sound + great, be fine and dandy.
    * ser estúpido = be off + Posesivo + rocker.
    * ser exigente al elegir = pick and choose.
    * ser exigente al escoger = pick and choose.
    * ser experto en = be skilled at.
    * ser expulsado de = be dropped from.
    * ser extraño para = be alien to.
    * ser extremadamente + Adjetivo = be too + Adjetivo + by half.
    * ser fácil = be easy.
    * ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
    * ser facilísimo = be a snap, be a piece of cake.
    * ser factible de = be amenable to.
    * ser familiar = strike + familiar chords, ring + a bell.
    * ser famoso = gain + recognition, be popular.
    * ser famoso por = famously, have + a track record of.
    * ser favorable = be a plus.
    * ser ficticio = be fiction.
    * ser fiel a = cleave to.
    * ser fructífero = come to + fruition.
    * ser goloso = have + a sweet tooth.
    * ser grosero con = be abusive of.
    * ser hábil para = be adroit at.
    * ser habitual = be customary.
    * ser harina de otro costal = be a different kettle of fish.
    * ser hipertenso = be hyper.
    * ser hora de = it + be + time to/for.
    * ser hora de definirse = time to climb off the fence.
    * ser hora de irse = be time to go.
    * ser hora de marcharse = be time to go.
    * ser hora ya de que = be about time (that), be high time (that/to/for).
    * ser humilde = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel.
    * sería mejor que + Subjuntivo = better + Infinitivo.
    * ser ideal = suit + best, be just the thing, be just the ticket, be just the job.
    * ser ideal para Uno = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley, be + Posesivo + cup of tea.
    * ser idóneo para = be suited to.
    * ser ignorado = be unheeded.
    * ser igual a = be equivalent to, equal.
    * ser igual que = amount to + the same thing as.
    * ser ilegal = be against the law.
    * ser ilimitado = be boundless.
    * ser implacable = play + hardball.
    * ser imponente = be awe-inspiring.
    * ser importante = be of importance, make + a difference, be of consequence.
    * ser importantísimo = make + all the difference in the world, make + difference in the world.
    * ser importantísimo (para) = be central (to).
    * ser imposible = be dead meat.
    * ser imprescindible = be a must.
    * ser improcedente = be out of order.
    * ser imprudente = be reckless.
    * ser inalterable = set in + stone, set in + tablets of stone.
    * ser incapaz de = be unable to.
    * ser incoherente = Negativo + hold + water.
    * ser incompatible (con) = be irreconcilable (with).
    * ser inconsistente = Negativo + hold + water.
    * ser increíble = beggar + belief.
    * ser independiente = go + Posesivo + own way, stew in + Posesivo + own juice, stand on + Posesivo + own (two) feet.
    * ser indescriptible = beggar + description.
    * ser indispensable = be a must.
    * ser ineficaz = fire + blanks.
    * ser infundado = be unfounded.
    * ser inherente a = inhere in.
    * ser inimaginable = beggar + imagination.
    * ser inminente = be on the cards.
    * ser inmune a = be immune from, be immune against.
    * ser innovador = break + new ground, break + ground.
    * ser innumerable = be without number, be legion.
    * ser innumerables = run into + the thousands.
    * ser insignificante = pale into + insignificance, stick + Algo + on a pin-point, be of no consequence.
    * ser insignificante de = be slight in.
    * ser inteligente = be talented.
    * ser interesante = be of interest (to/for).
    * ser interesante + Infinitivo = be as well + Infinitivo, be well + Infinitivo.
    * ser interesante + Verbo = be neat to + Verbo.
    * ser interminable = there + be + no end to.
    * ser intransigente = play + hardball.
    * ser inútil = fire + blanks.
    * ser irrespetuoso con = disrespect, diss.
    * ser justo = play + fair.
    * ser justo con todos = give the devil his due.
    * ser justo hasta con el diablo = give the devil his due.
    * ser justo lo que se necesita = be just the thing, be just the ticket, be just the job.
    * ser justo lo que Uno necesita = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley.
    * ser justo que = there + be + justice in.
    * ser juzgado = stand + trial, stand for + trial.
    * ser la abreviatura de = be short for.
    * ser la base de = be at the core of, form + the basis of, be at the heart of.
    * ser la ciudad de = be home to.
    * ser la clave de = hold + the key to.
    * ser la comidilla del barrio = be the talk of the town.
    * ser la comidilla del pueblo = be the talk of the town.
    * ser la consecuencia de = follow from, result from.
    * ser la costumbre = be customary.
    * ser la cuestión = be the point.
    * ser la culminación de Algo = represent + the culmination of, mark + the culmination of.
    * ser la culpa de = be the fault of.
    * ser la debilidad de Alguien = be a sucker for.
    * ser la elección lógica = be a/the natural choice.
    * ser la elección natural = be a/the natural choice.
    * ser la excepción = be the exception.
    * ser la excepción a la regla = constitute + the exception to the rule.
    * ser la excepción que confirma la regla = be the exception rather than the rule.
    * ser la forma abreviada de = be short for.
    * ser la forma de = be a recipe for.
    * ser la fórmula para = be a recipe for.
    * ser la gota que colma el vaso = bring + the situation to a head.
    * ser la idea central de = be at the core of, be at the heart of.
    * ser la imagen de = be a picture of.
    * ser la intención = be the intention.
    * ser la intención de uno = be + Posesivo + intention.
    * ser la manera de = be a recipe for.
    * ser la materia prima de = be grist to + Posesivo + mill.
    * ser la mayoría = be in the majority.
    * ser la mejor alternativa = be the best bet.
    * ser la mejor manera de = be the conduit for.
    * ser lamentable = be a pity.
    * ser la minoría = be in the minority.
    * ser la norma = be the norm, be the rule, become + the norm.
    * ser la novedad = be on the scene.
    * ser la obra de = be the work of.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la propia responsabilidad de Alguien = be of + Posesivo + own making.
    * ser la prueba de fuego de Algo = test + Nombre + to the limit.
    * ser la punta de lanza de = spearhead.
    * ser la razón de = lie at + the root of.
    * ser la representación misma de = be a picture of.
    * ser la responsabilidad de = be the responsibility of.
    * ser la responsabilidad de Alguien + Infinitivo = it + lie with + Nombre/Pronombre + to + Infinitivo.
    * ser la última palabra = be all the rage.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * ser lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * ser líder en = take + the lead in + Gerundio.
    * ser lo de Uno = be cut out for, be (right) up + Posesivo + alley.
    * ser lo más parecido a = be as close as we come to.
    * ser lo mismo = be one and the same.
    * ser lo normal = be the order of the day.
    * ser lo principal de = be at the core of, be at the heart of.
    * ser lo que a Uno le encanta = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley.
    * ser lo que a Uno le gusta = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley, be + Posesivo + cup of tea.
    * ser lo que a Uno le interesa = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley, be + Posesivo + cup of tea.
    * ser lo que a Uno le va = be (right) up + Posesivo + alley.
    * ser lo que a Uno más le gusta = be + Posesivo + big scene.
    * ser lo que nos espera = be the shape of things to come.
    * ser lo suficientemente + Adjetivo + como para = be + Adjetivo + enough to.
    * ser lo suficientemente comprensivo = go + far enough.
    * ser lo suficientemente conocido como para que = be sufficiently well known for.
    * serlo todo para todos = be all things to all men, be all things to all people.
    * ser lo último = be all the rage, be the pits.
    * ser lo último en = become + the next stop in.
    * ser lo último en lo que + pensar = be the last thing of + Posesivo + mind.
    * ser lo último que + ocurrir + a Alguien = be the last thing of + Posesivo + mind.
    * ser magnífico + Gerundio = be terrific at + Gerundio.
    * ser malo = be a joke, spell + bad news, make + poor + Nombre.
    * ser maravilloso = sound + great.
    * ser más astuto que = outfox, outwit, outsmart.
    * ser más interno = inner being.
    * ser más un + Nombre = be more of a + Nombre.
    * ser mayor = be older.
    * ser mejor en = be better at.
    * ser mejor que = be superior to, compare + favourably.
    * ser mejor que + Subjuntivo = better + Infinitivo.
    * ser menor = be less.
    * ser menos + Adjetivo = be less of a(n) + Nombre.
    * ser mínimo = be at a minimum.
    * ser mirado de forma extraña = get + some funny looks.
    * ser modesto = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel.
    * ser molesto = be disturbing.
    * ser moroso = be in default.
    * ser motivador = be motivating.
    * ser motivo de preocupación = loom + large.
    * ser mucho = be a mouthful.
    * ser mucho más = be all the more.
    * ser mucho más que = be far more than.
    * ser muy aconsejable que = be well advised to.
    * ser muy alto = be metres high.
    * ser muy amigo de = be pally with.
    * ser muy antiguo = go ba.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser2

  • 648 servicio de orientación

    (n.) = referral service, advisory service
    Ex. They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.
    Ex. This web-based advisory service is open to all those with a stake in the preservation of, and the provision of access to, digital materials.
    * * *
    (n.) = referral service, advisory service

    Ex: They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.

    Ex: This web-based advisory service is open to all those with a stake in the preservation of, and the provision of access to, digital materials.

    Spanish-English dictionary > servicio de orientación

  • 649 señalización

    f.
    signposting, signaling, signals, signage.
    * * *
    1 (señales) road signs plural; (de aeropuerto, estación) signposting, signs plural
    2 (colocación) signposting
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acto) (Aut) signposting, signing (EEUU); (Ferro) signalling, signaling (EEUU)
    2) (=conjunto de señales) [en carretera] road signs pl ; [en edificio] signposting
    * * *
    a) (en carretera, calle) signposting; (en edificio, centro comercial) signs (pl)
    b) (Ferr) signaling*
    * * *
    = marking, signing, signposting, signage, directional signs, signalling [signaling].
    Ex. Marking manuscripts should be undertaken only for security reasons having duly considered the etchical and technical implications of such a course of action.
    Ex. A major aspect in the library interior is the signing.
    Ex. The sequence in the book is chosen for us by the author and we cannot alter it, though we may to a large extent minimize the effect by adequate signposting in the form of indexes and guiding.
    Ex. The concept of signage as a system of information graphics is to guide people to an understanding of the physical layout and utilisation of library service.
    Ex. This was demonstrated by the wide use of library literature, subject bibliographies, directional signs, and special reference services.
    Ex. Fireflies are the classic example of organisms that use light signalling for sexual communication.
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    * dispositivo de señalización = pointing device.
    * letrero de señalización = signpost.
    * señalización de carreteras = road signage.
    * señalización de circulación = road signage.
    * señalización del tráfico ferroviario = railway signalling.
    * señalización de tráfico = road signage.
    * señalización vial = road signage.
    * * *
    a) (en carretera, calle) signposting; (en edificio, centro comercial) signs (pl)
    b) (Ferr) signaling*
    * * *
    = marking, signing, signposting, signage, directional signs, signalling [signaling].

    Ex: Marking manuscripts should be undertaken only for security reasons having duly considered the etchical and technical implications of such a course of action.

    Ex: A major aspect in the library interior is the signing.
    Ex: The sequence in the book is chosen for us by the author and we cannot alter it, though we may to a large extent minimize the effect by adequate signposting in the form of indexes and guiding.
    Ex: The concept of signage as a system of information graphics is to guide people to an understanding of the physical layout and utilisation of library service.
    Ex: This was demonstrated by the wide use of library literature, subject bibliographies, directional signs, and special reference services.
    Ex: Fireflies are the classic example of organisms that use light signalling for sexual communication.
    * dispositivo de señalización = pointing device.
    * letrero de señalización = signpost.
    * señalización de carreteras = road signage.
    * señalización de circulación = road signage.
    * señalización del tráfico ferroviario = railway signalling.
    * señalización de tráfico = road signage.
    * señalización vial = road signage.

    * * *
    1 (en una carretera, una calle) signposting; (en un edificio, un centro comercial) signs (pl)
    2 ( Ferr) signaling*
    Compuesto:
    roadsigns (pl)
    * * *

    señalización sustantivo femenino
    a) (en carretera, calle) signposting;

    (en edificio, centro comercial) signs (pl)
    b) (Ferr) signaling( conjugate signaling)

    ' señalización' also found in these entries:
    English:
    marking
    * * *
    1. [conjunto de señales] signs
    señalización vial o viaria road signs
    2. Ferroc signals
    3. [colocación de señales] signposting
    * * *
    f
    1 signposting
    2 ( señales) signs pl

    Spanish-English dictionary > señalización

  • 650 signo

    m.
    1 sign (señal).
    el acuerdo nace bajo el signo del fracaso the agreement is doomed to failure
    2 sign.
    signo de división division sign
    signo más plus sign
    signo menos minus sign
    signo de multiplicar multiplication sign
    3 mark.
    4 (star) sign.
    ¿de qué signo eres? what (star) sign are you?
    5 signe.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: signar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) sign
    ¿de qué signo eres? --soy Tauro ¿what sign are you? --I'm Taurus
    2 GRAMÁTICA mark
    3 (destino) fate, destiny
    4 (tendencia) tendency
    \
    signo de admiración / signo de interrogación exclamation mark / question mark
    signo de sumar plus sign
    signo del zodiaco zodiac sign
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) sign
    2) mark
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=señal) [gen] sign; (Mat) sign, symbol

    signo de admiración — exclamation mark, exclamation point (EEUU)

    signo de la victoria — victory sign, V-sign

    signo igual — equals sign, equal sign (EEUU)

    2) (=carácter)
    3) (tb: signo del zodíaco) star sign

    ¿de qué signo es Carmen? — what (star) sign is Carmen?

    * * *
    1) (señal, indicio) sign
    2) (Mat) sign
    3) (Astrol) tb

    ¿de qué signo eres? — what sign are you?

    4) (frml) ( carácter)
    * * *
    = sign, clue.
    Ex. The tell-tale signs that mark a KWOC index include in a KWOC index all of the words that appear as headings have been extracted from titles.
    Ex. Certainly it will always be necessary to examine the document content, concentrating particularly on the clues offered by the title, the contents page, chapter headings, and any abstracts, introduction, prefaces or other preliminary matter.
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    * intérprete de lenguaje de signos = sign language interpreter.
    * lenguaje de signos = sign language.
    * mostrar signos de = show + signs of.
    * signo de exclamación (!¡) = exclamation point (!).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = interrogation mark (?).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = question mark (?).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = interrogation point (?).
    * signo de puntuación = punctuation symbol, mark of punctuation, punctuation mark.
    * signo diacrítico = diacritical, diacritical mark, diacritic mark.
    * signo igual = equals sign.
    * signo igual (=) = equal sign (=).
    * signo más (+) = addition sign (+), plus sign (+).
    * signo menos (-) = minus sign (-), negative sign (-).
    * signo político = political persuasion.
    * tecla con el signo + = plus key.
    * * *
    1) (señal, indicio) sign
    2) (Mat) sign
    3) (Astrol) tb

    ¿de qué signo eres? — what sign are you?

    4) (frml) ( carácter)
    * * *
    = sign, clue.

    Ex: The tell-tale signs that mark a KWOC index include in a KWOC index all of the words that appear as headings have been extracted from titles.

    Ex: Certainly it will always be necessary to examine the document content, concentrating particularly on the clues offered by the title, the contents page, chapter headings, and any abstracts, introduction, prefaces or other preliminary matter.
    * intérprete de lenguaje de signos = sign language interpreter.
    * lenguaje de signos = sign language.
    * mostrar signos de = show + signs of.
    * signo de exclamación (!¡) = exclamation point (!).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = interrogation mark (?).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = question mark (?).
    * signo de interrogación (¿?) = interrogation point (?).
    * signo de puntuación = punctuation symbol, mark of punctuation, punctuation mark.
    * signo diacrítico = diacritical, diacritical mark, diacritic mark.
    * signo igual = equals sign.
    * signo igual (=) = equal sign (=).
    * signo más (+) = addition sign (+), plus sign (+).
    * signo menos (-) = minus sign (-), negative sign (-).
    * signo político = political persuasion.
    * tecla con el signo + = plus key.

    * * *
    A (señal, indicio) sign
    B ( Mat) sign
    Compuestos:
    exclamation point ( AmE), exclamation mark ( BrE)
    equal sign ( AmE), equals sign ( BrE)
    question mark
    question mark
    punctuation mark
    diacritic
    linguistic sign
    plus sign
    minus sign
    diacritic
    ( Chi) stop sign, halt sign
    C ( Astrol) sign
    ¿de qué signo eres? what sign are you?
    D ( frml)
    (carácter): dos sucesos de signo positivo two positive events
    dos exposiciones de muy distinto signo two very different exhibitions
    * * *

     

    Del verbo signar: ( conjugate signar)

    signo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    signó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    signar    
    signo
    signo sustantivo masculino
    1 ( en general) sign;

    signo de interrogación question mark;
    signo de la victoria V-sign;
    signo de puntuación punctuation mark
    2 (Astrol) tb

    ¿de qué signo eres? what sign are you?
    signar verbo transitivo to sign
    signo sustantivo masculino
    1 (señal, símbolo) sign: una limusina es un signo de opulencia, a limousine is a symbol of wealth
    2 Mat sign
    signo (de) más/(de) menos/(de) igual, plus/minus/equals sign
    3 Ling mark
    signo de exclamación/de admiración, exclamation mark, US point
    4 Astrol signo del Zodiaco, sign (of the zodiac)
    ' signo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    interrogación
    - pitada
    - puntuación
    - virgo
    - Acuario
    - Aries
    - barra
    - Cáncer
    - Capricornio
    - chulear
    - chulo
    - Escorpio
    - gato
    - Géminis
    - igual
    - Leo
    - Libra
    - paréntesis
    - Piscis
    - punto
    - Sagitario
    - señal
    - Tauro
    - Virgo
    English:
    apostrophe
    - Aquarius
    - Aries
    - exclamation mark
    - exclamation point
    - minus sign
    - multiplication sign
    - plus
    - punctuation mark
    - question
    - question mark
    - show
    - sign
    - V
    - V-sign
    - check
    - dollar
    - interrogation
    - minus
    - punctuation
    - star
    * * *
    signo nm
    1. [señal] sign;
    el acuerdo nace bajo el signo del fracaso the agreement is doomed to failure
    Ling signo lingüístico linguistic sign
    2. [del zodiaco] (star) sign;
    ¿de qué signo eres? what (star) sign are you?
    signo del zodiaco sign of the zodiac
    3. [en la escritura] mark
    signo de admiración exclamation mark;
    signo de dividir o de división division sign;
    signo de exclamación exclamation mark;
    signo igual Br equals sign, US equal sign;
    signo de interrogación question mark;
    signo más plus sign;
    signo menos minus sign;
    signo negativo negative sign;
    signo ortográfico [acento, diéresis] diacritic;
    [punto, coma] punctuation mark;
    signo porcentual percentage sign;
    signo de puntuación punctuation mark
    4. [símbolo] symbol;
    un yate es signo de riqueza a yacht is a symbol of wealth
    * * *
    m sign
    * * *
    signo nm
    1) : sign
    signo de igual: equal sign
    un signo de alegría: a sign of happiness
    2) : (punctuation) mark
    signo de interrogación: question mark
    signo de admiración: exclamation point
    signo de intercalación: caret
    * * *
    signo n sign

    Spanish-English dictionary > signo

  • 651 similar

    adj.
    similar.
    m.
    match, par.
    * * *
    1 similar
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ similar (a to)
    * * *
    adjetivo similar
    * * *
    = associated, like, similar, like-minded, collateral, nonunique [non-unique], alike, coterminous [co-terminous], parallel, suchlike, consistent, kindred.
    Nota: Véase red para otras palabras terminadas con este sufijo.
    Ex. This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.
    Ex. Inversion may offer the advantage of grouping like subjects.
    Ex. Both the author and the subject approach for nonbook materials can be regarded as broadly similar for all media.
    Ex. Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
    Ex. If there are two or more collateral printed texts which were set from manuscript copy, not from other printed editions, the editor must choose one or other of them as copy-text on the basis of whatever he can discover about their relative status = Si existen dos o más textos impresos similares que se compusieron a partir del mismo original, no de otras ediciones impresas, el editor debe escoger uno u otro como texto fuente a partir de aquello que pueda descubrir que los diferencie.
    Ex. Our estimation is that we have 845,000 nonunique names in the MARC data base.
    Ex. Although users are better informed than non-users, they are fairly alike in their attitudes toward such issues as capital punishment and the effect of alcohol on driving.
    Ex. Sample articles were chosen for subjects coterminous with each other for 1950, 60 and 70.
    Ex. The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex. I think this should all be interpreted as a challenge, rather than as a mandate for complacency or suchlike.
    Ex. In order to achieve good consistent indexing the indexer must have a thorough appreciation of the structure of the subject and the nature of the contribution that the document makes to the advancement of knowledge.
    Ex. The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
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    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de intereses similares = of like interest.
    * de manera similar = in a similar way.
    * de manera similar a = in a similar manner to.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * o algo similar = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature, or words to that effect.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * ser similar = be on a par.
    * ser similar a = be nothing short of.
    * similar a = akin to, of the type, along the lines of, to the effect of.
    * similar a la realidad = lifelike [life-like].
    * similar a un bolígrafo = pen-like.
    * y similares = and the kind.
    * * *
    adjetivo similar
    * * *
    = associated, like, similar, like-minded, collateral, nonunique [non-unique], alike, coterminous [co-terminous], parallel, suchlike, consistent, kindred.
    Nota: Véase red para otras palabras terminadas con este sufijo.

    Ex: This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.

    Ex: Inversion may offer the advantage of grouping like subjects.
    Ex: Both the author and the subject approach for nonbook materials can be regarded as broadly similar for all media.
    Ex: Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
    Ex: If there are two or more collateral printed texts which were set from manuscript copy, not from other printed editions, the editor must choose one or other of them as copy-text on the basis of whatever he can discover about their relative status = Si existen dos o más textos impresos similares que se compusieron a partir del mismo original, no de otras ediciones impresas, el editor debe escoger uno u otro como texto fuente a partir de aquello que pueda descubrir que los diferencie.
    Ex: Our estimation is that we have 845,000 nonunique names in the MARC data base.
    Ex: Although users are better informed than non-users, they are fairly alike in their attitudes toward such issues as capital punishment and the effect of alcohol on driving.
    Ex: Sample articles were chosen for subjects coterminous with each other for 1950, 60 and 70.
    Ex: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex: I think this should all be interpreted as a challenge, rather than as a mandate for complacency or suchlike.
    Ex: In order to achieve good consistent indexing the indexer must have a thorough appreciation of the structure of the subject and the nature of the contribution that the document makes to the advancement of knowledge.
    Ex: The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * de forma muy similar a = in much the same way as.
    * de intereses similares = of like interest.
    * de manera similar = in a similar way.
    * de manera similar a = in a similar manner to.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * muy similar a = much like.
    * o algo similar = or something of that sort, or something to that effect, or something of that nature, or words to that effect.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * ser similar = be on a par.
    * ser similar a = be nothing short of.
    * similar a = akin to, of the type, along the lines of, to the effect of.
    * similar a la realidad = lifelike [life-like].
    * similar a un bolígrafo = pen-like.
    * y similares = and the kind.

    * * *
    similar similar A algo similar TO sth
    * * *

     

    similar adjetivo
    similar;
    similar A algo similar to sth
    similar adjetivo similar
    ' similar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afín
    - análoga
    - análogo
    - enfoque
    - julepe
    - parecida
    - parecido
    - pareja
    - parejo
    - semejante
    -
    - símil
    - tenor
    - vecina
    - vecino
    - asemejar
    - carajillo
    - chueca
    - parecer
    - rayuela
    - salchichón
    - tejo
    English:
    similar
    - uncannily
    - akin
    - broadly
    - gravitate
    - kindred
    - like
    - net
    - similarly
    - unlike
    * * *
    similar adj
    similar (a to)
    * * *
    adj similar;
    y similares and the like
    * * *
    similar adj
    semejante: similar, alike
    * * *
    similar adj similar

    Spanish-English dictionary > similar

  • 652 sin

    prep.
    without.
    buscan gente sin experiencia previa they are looking for people with no o without previous experience
    sin alcohol alcohol-free
    ha escrito cinco libros sin (contar) las novelas he has written five books, not counting his novels
    está sin hacer it hasn't been done yet
    estamos sin vino we're out of wine
    muchos se quedaron sin casa a lot of people were left homeless, a lot of people lost their homes
    lleva tres noches sin dormir she hasn't slept for three nights
    sin que without
    sin que nadie se enterara without anyone noticing
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    m.
    INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) without
    2 (además de) not counting
    \
    estar sin algo to be out of something
    estar sin + inf not to have been + past participle
    quedarse sin algo to run out of something
    seguir sin to still not
    sin casar unmarried
    sin lo cual otherwise
    sin más ni más without further ado
    sin que + subjuntivo without + - ing
    sin querer accidentally, by mistake
    sin vergüenza shameless
    * * *
    prep.
    * * *
    1. PREP
    1) [seguido de sustantivo, pronombre] without

    ¿puedes abrirla sin llave? — can you open it without a key?

    llevamos diez meses sin noticias — it's been ten months since we've had any news, we've been ten months without news

    parejas jóvenes, sin hijos — young couples with no children

    cerveza sin alcohol — alcohol-free beer, non-alcoholic beer

    estar sin algo, estuvimos varias horas sin luz — we had no electricity for several hours

    quedarse sin algo — (=terminarse) to run out of sth; (=perder) to lose sth

    sin papeles SMF illegal immigrant

    2) (=no incluyendo) not including, excluding

    ese es el precio de la bañera sin los grifos — that is the price of the bath, excluding o not including the taps

    cuesta 550 euros, sin IVA — it costs 550 euros, exclusive of VAT o not including VAT

    3) + infin
    a) [indicando acción]

    nos despedimos, no sin antes recordarles que... — (TV) before saying goodnight we'd like to remind you that...

    no me gusta estar sin hacer nada — I don't like having nothing to do, I don't like doing nothing

    b) [indicando continuidad]

    llevan mucho tiempo sin hablarse — they haven't spoken to each other for a long time

    seguir sin, las camas seguían sin hacer — the beds still hadn't been made

    c) [tras sustantivo pasivo]
    4)

    sin que+ subjun without

    sin que él lo sepa — without him knowing, without his knowing

    2.
    SF (=cerveza sin alcohol) alcohol-free beer
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    ----
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * 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.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * 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.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.

    * * *
    A without
    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer
    una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children, a childless couple
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop o direct flight
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
    B
    1 sin + INF (con significado activo) without -ING
    se fue sin pagar she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a whole week, she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot
    2 sin + INF
    (con significado pasivo): una camisa sin planchar an unironed shirt, a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished
    C sin QUE + SUBJ:
    los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by and there is still no word from him, the days go by with no word from him o without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing
    Compuesto:
    * * *

     

    sin preposición
    1 without;

    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news;
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water;
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer;
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    2


    estuvo una semana sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a week;
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand;
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot


    esto está aún sin terminar it still isn't finished
    3 sin que + subj:

    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing;
    See Also→ embargo 2
    sin preposición without: se marchó sin ellos, he left without them
    costó mil pesetas, sin contar el IVA, it cost one thousand pesetas, not including VAT
    el edificio estaba sin terminar, the building was unfinished
    entre sin llamar, come in without knocking
    saldré sin que me vea, I'll go out without him seeing
    una bebida sin alcohol, a non-alcoholic drink
    ' sin' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - accidental
    - acéfala
    - acéfalo
    - agotar
    - agotada
    - agotado
    - agreste
    - ahora
    - ahorcarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - aliento
    - alquilar
    - ambages
    - amorfa
    - amorfo
    - aparente
    - asesinar
    - aviso
    - ayunas
    - bagatela
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - berrido
    - bien
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - bocado
    - bregar
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - burbuja
    - caldo
    - calle
    - callejón
    - calva
    - camino
    - caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - causa
    - cazo
    - cero
    English:
    ability
    - accident
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accustom
    - ado
    - afraid
    - age
    - agree
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - all-time
    - ammunition
    - another
    - antsy
    - anyhow
    - arrogant
    - at
    - attach
    - away
    - AWOL
    - babble
    - backbencher
    - backing
    - bare
    - barge in
    - basic
    - bat
    - bean
    - begin
    - behave
    - beyond
    - blank
    - blind alley
    - blue
    - blunt
    - bluntly
    - blurt out
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - book
    - boorish
    - bootstrap
    - bottomless
    - break
    - breath
    - breathless
    - broke
    - busywork
    - buzz off
    * * *
    SIN nf
    1. (abrev de Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional del Perú) = Peruvian national intelligence department
    2. (abrev de Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización) INS [US Immigration and Naturalization Service]
    * * *
    prp without;
    sin preguntar without asking;
    sin decir nada without (saying) a word;
    sin paraguas without an umbrella;
    sin que without;
    y sin más and without further ado;
    me lo dijo así, sin más that’s all he said to me, just that
    * * *
    sin prep
    1) : without
    sin querer: unintentionally
    sin refinar: unrefined
    2)
    sin que : without
    lo hicimos sin que él se diera cuenta: we did it without him noticing
    * * *
    sin prep
    1. (en general) without

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin

  • 653 sin problemas

    adj.
    1 without problems.
    2 trouble-free, carefree.
    * * *
    = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS can take over much of the housekeeping work necessary for a smoothly functioning library = DOBIS/LIBIS puede encargarse de la mayor parte del trabajo de gestión administrativa para que la biblioteca funcione sin problemas.
    Ex. Some librarians anxious to make the transfer from the children's to the adult department as smooth as possible, often create a 'young adults' fiction section within the children's department.
    Ex. The operational system chosen should allow problem-free transfer from one generation to another.
    Ex. It is anticipated that the replacement bindings usedwill give centuries of trouble free service.
    Ex. Should files follow the 8.3 standard or can long file names be used without a hitch?.
    Ex. In this context television and radio appear as unproblematically and meaningfully available for anyone and everyone.
    Ex. Alcohol in moderation is effective in reducing stress and may increase overall affective expression, happiness, euphoria, conviviality, & carefree feelings.
    Ex. As it happened, the snowfall was moderate and all the rest of us worked all day and got home without difficulty.
    Ex. Nominators must be paid-up members in good standing for the year of the election.
    * * *
    = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing

    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS can take over much of the housekeeping work necessary for a smoothly functioning library = DOBIS/LIBIS puede encargarse de la mayor parte del trabajo de gestión administrativa para que la biblioteca funcione sin problemas.

    Ex: Some librarians anxious to make the transfer from the children's to the adult department as smooth as possible, often create a 'young adults' fiction section within the children's department.
    Ex: The operational system chosen should allow problem-free transfer from one generation to another.
    Ex: It is anticipated that the replacement bindings usedwill give centuries of trouble free service.
    Ex: Should files follow the 8.3 standard or can long file names be used without a hitch?.
    Ex: In this context television and radio appear as unproblematically and meaningfully available for anyone and everyone.
    Ex: Alcohol in moderation is effective in reducing stress and may increase overall affective expression, happiness, euphoria, conviviality, & carefree feelings.
    Ex: As it happened, the snowfall was moderate and all the rest of us worked all day and got home without difficulty.
    Ex: Nominators must be paid-up members in good standing for the year of the election.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin problemas

  • 654 sino

    adv.
    but.
    No quiero nada sino un coche I want nothing but a car.
    conj.
    but.
    m.
    fate, destiny.
    * * *
    2 (excepción) but, except for
    \
    no sólo... sino... not only... but...
    merece nuestro agradecimiento no sólo por habernos ayudado sino también por haber confiado en nosotros he deserves our thanks not only for helping us but also for placing his trust in us
    ————————
    1 (destino) fate, destiny
    * * *
    1. noun m.
    fate, destiny
    2. conj.
    1) but
    * * *
    I
    SM fate, destiny
    II
    CONJ
    1) (=pero) but

    no solo..., sino... — not only..., but...

    2) (=salvo) except, save

    no lo habría dicho sino en broma — he could only have said it jokingly, he wouldn't have said it except as a joke

    3) (=únicamente) only

    ¿quién sino él se habría atrevido? — only he would have dared!

    no te pido sino una cosaI ask only o but one thing of you

    * * *
    I

    se comió no uno, sino tres — he ate not one, but three

    no vino, sino que llamó — he didn't come, he telephoned

    no nos ayudó, sino todo lo contrario,... — he didn't help us, on the contrary o quite the opposite,...

    c)

    no sólo... sino que — not only... but

    II
    masculino (liter) fate
    * * *
    = fate, but.
    Ex. The future importance of pre-coordinate indexing depends upon the fate of printed indexes.
    Ex. This is not intended to imply that their ideas and views should be forever withheld, but to say that their ideas an views should be subject to the same scrutiny as those of the others.
    ----
    * nadie sino = no one but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no ser sino = be nothing but.
    * no sólo... sino también... = not only... but also....
    * sino más bien = rather.
    * sino (que) más bien = but rather.
    * * *
    I

    se comió no uno, sino tres — he ate not one, but three

    no vino, sino que llamó — he didn't come, he telephoned

    no nos ayudó, sino todo lo contrario,... — he didn't help us, on the contrary o quite the opposite,...

    c)

    no sólo... sino que — not only... but

    II
    masculino (liter) fate
    * * *
    = fate, but.

    Ex: The future importance of pre-coordinate indexing depends upon the fate of printed indexes.

    Ex: This is not intended to imply that their ideas and views should be forever withheld, but to say that their ideas an views should be subject to the same scrutiny as those of the others.
    * nadie sino = no one but.
    * no hacer sino = do + no more than.
    * no ser sino = be nothing but.
    * no sólo... sino también... = not only... but also....
    * sino más bien = rather.
    * sino (que) más bien = but rather.

    * * *
    1
    (corrigiendo una impresión errónea): eso no es valentía, sino inconsciencia that's not bravery, it's recklessness
    se comió no uno, sino tres he ate not one, but three
    no vino, sino que llamó he didn't come, he telephoned
    no nos ayudó, sino todo lo contrario, … he didn't help us, quite the opposite o on the contrary, …
    2
    (nada más que): en toda la tarde no ha entrado sino un cliente in the whole of the afternoon we've only had one customer
    no hace sino criticar a los demás he does nothing but criticize everybody else, all he does is criticize everybody else
    fate
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    si no    
    sino
    sino conjunción
    but;
    se comió no uno, sino tres he ate not one, but three;

    no hace sino criticar a los demás he does nothing but criticize everybody else;
    no vino, sino que llamó he didn't come, he telephoned;
    no solo … sino que … not only … but …
    ■ sustantivo masculino (liter) fate
    sino 1 sustantivo masculino destiny, fate: seguir adelante es nuestro sino, persevere, it's our duty
    sino 2 conj
    1 but: no es un insecto, sino un arácnido, it isn't an insect, but an arachnid
    2 (salvo, excepto) nadie, sino tú, es responsable de lo que pasó, no one but you is responsible for what happened
    no hace sino molestar, she does nothing but be a nuisance

    ' sino' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    año
    - destino
    - fortuna
    - pacer
    - parche
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - suerte
    - ya
    English:
    alone
    - also
    - but
    - fate
    - few
    - only
    - propose
    - Scotch
    - destiny
    - do
    - doom
    - she
    * * *
    sino1 nm
    fate, destiny;
    ése parece ser mi sino that seems to be my fate o destiny
    sino2 conj
    1. [para contraponer]
    no lo hizo él, sino ella he didn't do it, she did;
    no sólo es listo, sino también trabajador he's not only clever but also hard-working;
    no vino, sino que dejó un recado he didn't come, he left a message;
    no sólo uno, sino tres not one, but three
    2. [para exceptuar]
    ¿quién sino tú lo haría? who else but you would do it?;
    no quiero sino que se haga justicia I only want justice to be done;
    esto no hace sino confirmar nuestras sospechas this only serves to confirm our suspicions
    * * *
    I m fate
    II conj
    1 but;
    no cena en casa, sino en el bar he doesn’t have dinner at home, he has it in the bar;
    ¿quién sino ? who else but?;
    ¿quién sino tú? who else but you?;
    no sólo … sino también not only … but also
    2 ( salvo) except;
    nadie sino él pudo hacerlo nobody but him could do it
    * * *
    sino conj
    1) : but, rather
    no será hoy, sino mañana: it won't be today, but tomorrow
    2) excepto: but, except
    no hace sino despertar suspicacias: it does nothing but arouse suspicion
    * * *
    sino conj but
    el partido no es hoy, sino mañana the match isn't today, but tomorrow
    no sólo es inteligente, sino también muy simpático he is not only clever, but really nice as well

    Spanish-English dictionary > sino

  • 655 sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús

    Ex. A menu-based information retrieval system displays, on a television or other terminal connected to a computer, a list of categories from which the user must select one by keying the code which represents the chosen category.
    * * *

    Ex: A menu-based information retrieval system displays, on a television or other terminal connected to a computer, a list of categories from which the user must select one by keying the code which represents the chosen category.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sistema de recuperación de información por medio de menús

  • 656 sistema de sonido cuadrafónico

    Ex. Nine subjects were chosen, including cardiac pacemakers, quadrophonic systems, ring pull cans, hovercraft, and magnetic bubble memories = Se eligieron nueve materias entre las que se incluían marcapasos, sistemas de sonido cuadrofónico, latas abrefácil de anilla, hidrodeslizadores y memorías de burbuja magnética.
    * * *

    Ex: Nine subjects were chosen, including cardiac pacemakers, quadrophonic systems, ring pull cans, hovercraft, and magnetic bubble memories = Se eligieron nueve materias entre las que se incluían marcapasos, sistemas de sonido cuadrofónico, latas abrefácil de anilla, hidrodeslizadores y memorías de burbuja magnética.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sistema de sonido cuadrafónico

  • 657 soberano

    adj.
    sovereign.
    m.
    monarch, potentate, ruler, sovereign.
    * * *
    1 sovereign
    2 figurado extreme, supreme
    3 familiar huge, great
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 sovereign
    * * *
    (f. - soberana)
    noun adj.
    * * *
    soberano, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (Pol) sovereign
    2) (=supremo) supreme
    3) * (=tremendo) real, really big
    2.
    SM / F sovereign

    los soberanos — the king and queen, the royal couple

    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1) <estado/pueblo/poder> sovereign
    2) (fam) ( enorme) tremendous

    eso es una soberana estupidez — that's an absolutely ridiculous thing to say/do

    II
    - na masculino, femenino (Gob, Pol) sovereign
    III
    masculino ( moneda) sovereign
    * * *
    = time-honoured, ruler, sovereign.
    Ex. The time-honoured training institution 'sitting with Nellie' is not much good if Nellie's competence is not up to scratch.
    Ex. This article looks at the libraries maintained by the rulers and other dignitaries of the time.
    Ex. The loss of sovereign immunity makes it mandatory for libraries to acquire liability insurance.
    ----
    * derecho soberano = sovereign right.
    * estado soberano = sovereign state.
    * nación soberana = sovereign nation.
    * * *
    I
    - na adjetivo
    1) <estado/pueblo/poder> sovereign
    2) (fam) ( enorme) tremendous

    eso es una soberana estupidez — that's an absolutely ridiculous thing to say/do

    II
    - na masculino, femenino (Gob, Pol) sovereign
    III
    masculino ( moneda) sovereign
    * * *
    = time-honoured, ruler, sovereign.

    Ex: The time-honoured training institution 'sitting with Nellie' is not much good if Nellie's competence is not up to scratch.

    Ex: This article looks at the libraries maintained by the rulers and other dignitaries of the time.
    Ex: The loss of sovereign immunity makes it mandatory for libraries to acquire liability insurance.
    * derecho soberano = sovereign right.
    * estado soberano = sovereign state.
    * nación soberana = sovereign nation.

    * * *
    soberano1 -na
    A ‹estado/pueblo› sovereign; ‹poder› supreme, sovereign
    B ( fam) (enorme) tremendous
    eso es una soberana estupidez that's an absolutely ridiculous thing to say/do
    le pegó una soberana paliza he gave him an almighty o a tremendous beating ( colloq)
    soberano2 -na
    masculine, feminine
    ( Gob, Pol) sovereign
    (moneda) sovereign
    * * *

    soberano
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    1estado/pueblo/poder sovereign
    2 (fam) ( enorme) tremendous;
    eso es una soberana estupidez that's an absolutely ridiculous thing to say/do

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (Gob, Pol) sovereign
    soberano,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 adjetivo & sustantivo masculino (pueblo, estado) sovereign: en las democracias, el pueblo es soberano, people are sovereign in democratic countries
    2 (insuperable) superb
    3 fam (enorme) huge, tremendous
    una soberana paliza, a vicious beating
    una soberana tontería, a blunder
    II m,f Hist (monarca) sovereign
    ' soberano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    soberana
    - abdicar
    - corona
    - coronación
    - coronar
    - emperador
    - regencia
    - reverendo
    English:
    ruler
    - sovereign
    - trooping
    * * *
    soberano, -a
    adj
    1. [independiente] sovereign
    2. [belleza, calidad] supreme, unrivalled
    3. Fam [grande] massive;
    una soberana paliza an almighty thrashing;
    decir/hacer una soberana tontería to say/do something unbelievably stupid;
    fue un soberano aburrimiento it was mindnumbingly boring
    nm,f
    sovereign
    * * *
    I adj
    1 sovereign
    tremendous
    II m, soberana f sovereign
    * * *
    soberano, -na adj & n
    : sovereign
    * * *
    soberano n sovereign

    Spanish-English dictionary > soberano

  • 658 sobreestimar

    v.
    to overestimate.
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to overestimate
    * * *
    = overestimate [over-estimate], overrate [over-rate], overvalue.
    Ex. It is virtually impossible to overestimate the importance of LC on bibliographic control in the nation's libraries or, for that matter, in the libraries of the world.
    Ex. They explain that they think Dickens is much overrated.
    Ex. The quoted figures are used as a framework for a discussion of the dangers of overvaluing the electronic information industry.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to overestimate
    * * *
    = overestimate [over-estimate], overrate [over-rate], overvalue.

    Ex: It is virtually impossible to overestimate the importance of LC on bibliographic control in the nation's libraries or, for that matter, in the libraries of the world.

    Ex: They explain that they think Dickens is much overrated.
    Ex: The quoted figures are used as a framework for a discussion of the dangers of overvaluing the electronic information industry.

    * * *
    vt
    to overestimate
    * * *
    * * *
    v/i overestimate
    * * *
    : to overestimate, to overrate

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobreestimar

  • 659 sobrevalorar

    v.
    1 to overrate (artista, obra).
    2 to overvalue, to overrate, to write-up.
    * * *
    1 to overestimate
    * * *
    VT [+ dinero, moneda] to overvalue; [+ persona] to overrate
    * * *
    = overestimate [over-estimate], overrate [over-rate], overvalue, put + a premium on.
    Ex. It is virtually impossible to overestimate the importance of LC on bibliographic control in the nation's libraries or, for that matter, in the libraries of the world.
    Ex. They explain that they think Dickens is much overrated.
    Ex. The quoted figures are used as a framework for a discussion of the dangers of overvaluing the electronic information industry.
    Ex. Businesses work to deadlines that put a premium on convenience and ready availability.
    * * *
    = overestimate [over-estimate], overrate [over-rate], overvalue, put + a premium on.

    Ex: It is virtually impossible to overestimate the importance of LC on bibliographic control in the nation's libraries or, for that matter, in the libraries of the world.

    Ex: They explain that they think Dickens is much overrated.
    Ex: The quoted figures are used as a framework for a discussion of the dangers of overvaluing the electronic information industry.
    Ex: Businesses work to deadlines that put a premium on convenience and ready availability.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹persona/novela› to overrate
    2 ‹propiedad/moneda› to overvalue, put too high a value on
    * * *

    sobrevalorar verbo transitivo to overestimate
    ' sobrevalorar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    overrate
    * * *
    vt
    1. [artista, obra] to overrate
    2. [casa, acciones, moneda] to overvalue
    See also the pronominal verb sobrevalorarse
    * * *
    v/t overrate
    * * *
    sobrevaluar {3} vt
    : to overvalue, to overrate

    Spanish-English dictionary > sobrevalorar

  • 660 social

    adj.
    social.
    * * *
    1 social
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=de la sociedad) social
    2) (Com, Econ) company antes de s, company's

    acuerdo social, pacto social — wages agreement

    paz social — industrial harmony, agreement between employers and unions

    2.
    SMPL (Escol) * social studies
    * * *
    1)
    a) <problemas/clase/lucha> social
    b) <reunión/compromiso> social
    2) (Fin) company (before n)
    * * *
    = social, societal, socialising [socializing, -USA], socialised [socialized, -USA], gregarious.
    Ex. She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex. Thus teachers especially, because they have a captive audience, find themselves along with parents and a child's peers, one of a triumvirate of main socializing agents in a child's life.
    Ex. The client is rational and socialized and to a large extent determines self-destiny.
    Ex. The most popular activities are either those involving little physical effort (eg, listening to records), looking after the house & garden, or gregarious activities like going out for a drink.
    ----
    * acontecimiento social = community event, social.
    * actividad social = social activity.
    * acto social = networking event.
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * agitación social = social upheaval.
    * aislamiento social = social isolation.
    * ansiedad social = social anxiety.
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * armonía social = social harmony.
    * asistencia social = social relief, welfare.
    * asistencia social para los mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * asistente social de barrio = community worker.
    * ayuda social = welfare benefits.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, welfare.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * capa social más distinguida, la = crust, the.
    * capital social = social capital.
    * causa social = social cause.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro social = community centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the.
    * club social = civic club.
    * cohesión social = social cohesion.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * complejo recreativo y social = leisure centre.
    * comportamiento social = social graces.
    * compromiso social = social engagement.
    * concertación social = social harmony.
    * conciencia social = social consciousness.
    * condiciones sociales = walks (of/in) life.
    * condición social = station in life.
    * conflictividad social = social unrest.
    * conflicto social = social conflict.
    * contrato social = social contract.
    * con una orientación social = socially-oriented.
    * convención social = social convention.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cultura social = social culture.
    * debate social = public discourse.
    * derechos sociales = social rights.
    * descontento social = civil unrest, social unrest.
    * de una clase social superior = above + Posesivo + class.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * dimensión social = social dimension.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * encuentro social = networking event.
    * enfermedad social = social disease.
    * entramado social, el = social web, the.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * equiparación social = social levelling.
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * estatus social = class standing.
    * estratificación social = social stratification.
    * etiquetado social = social tagging.
    * evento social = social.
    * exclusión social = social exclusion.
    * fobia social = social anxiety.
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * hacer vida social = socialise [socialize, -USA].
    * inadaptación social = social maladjustment.
    * inadaptado social = social misfit.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * incorporación social = social inclusion.
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * inepto social = nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * inserción social = social insertion.
    * interacción social = social interaction.
    * malestar social = civil unrest, social malaise, social unrest.
    * marginación social = social exclusion.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * mediación social = social mediation.
    * medios de comunicación social = mass media.
    * mejora social = social improvement.
    * memoria social = social memory.
    * nivelación social = social levelling.
    * política social = social policy.
    * posición social = social standing.
    * práctica social = meme.
    * presión social = social pressure.
    * prestación social sustitut = community service.
    * profesión de vocación social = caring profession.
    * programa social = social program(me).
    * progreso social = social progress.
    * promoción social = social advancement.
    * rechazado social = social outcast.
    * redes sociales = social networking.
    * reintegración social = social reintegration.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * riesgo social = social risk.
    * salón social = community room, drop-in lounge, community hall.
    * sátira social = social satire.
    * seguridad social = social security.
    * Seguridad Social Británica = National Health Service (NHS).
    * seguro social = social insurance.
    * servicio social = social service.
    * servicio social sustitutorio = community service.
    * servicios sociales = human services.
    * sistema social = social system.
    * social demócrata = social democratic.
    * tejido social, el = social web, the, fabric of society, the.
    * tendencia social = social trend.
    * urbanización de viviendas sociales = council estate.
    * velada social = social evening.
    * vivienda social = council tenancy, council house.
    * web social, la = social web, the.
    * * *
    1)
    a) <problemas/clase/lucha> social
    b) <reunión/compromiso> social
    2) (Fin) company (before n)
    * * *
    = social, societal, socialising [socializing, -USA], socialised [socialized, -USA], gregarious.

    Ex: She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger.

    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex: Thus teachers especially, because they have a captive audience, find themselves along with parents and a child's peers, one of a triumvirate of main socializing agents in a child's life.
    Ex: The client is rational and socialized and to a large extent determines self-destiny.
    Ex: The most popular activities are either those involving little physical effort (eg, listening to records), looking after the house & garden, or gregarious activities like going out for a drink.
    * acontecimiento social = community event, social.
    * actividad social = social activity.
    * acto social = networking event.
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * agitación social = social upheaval.
    * aislamiento social = social isolation.
    * ansiedad social = social anxiety.
    * aprovechada de la asistencia social = welfare queen.
    * armonía social = social harmony.
    * asistencia social = social relief, welfare.
    * asistencia social para los mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * asistente social de barrio = community worker.
    * ayuda social = welfare benefits.
    * bienestar social = social welfare, welfare.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * capa social más distinguida, la = crust, the.
    * capital social = social capital.
    * causa social = social cause.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro social = community centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the.
    * club social = civic club.
    * cohesión social = social cohesion.
    * comentario social = social commentary.
    * complejo recreativo y social = leisure centre.
    * comportamiento social = social graces.
    * compromiso social = social engagement.
    * concertación social = social harmony.
    * conciencia social = social consciousness.
    * condiciones sociales = walks (of/in) life.
    * condición social = station in life.
    * conflictividad social = social unrest.
    * conflicto social = social conflict.
    * contrato social = social contract.
    * con una orientación social = socially-oriented.
    * convención social = social convention.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cultura social = social culture.
    * debate social = public discourse.
    * derechos sociales = social rights.
    * descontento social = civil unrest, social unrest.
    * de una clase social superior = above + Posesivo + class.
    * diferencia social = social gap.
    * dimensión social = social dimension.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * encuentro social = networking event.
    * enfermedad social = social disease.
    * entramado social, el = social web, the.
    * entre grupos sociales = intergroup.
    * equiparación social = social levelling.
    * escoria social de raza blanca = white trash.
    * espacio social = social space.
    * estatus social = class standing.
    * estratificación social = social stratification.
    * etiquetado social = social tagging.
    * evento social = social.
    * exclusión social = social exclusion.
    * fobia social = social anxiety.
    * grupo social = community group, social group.
    * hacer vida social = socialise [socialize, -USA].
    * inadaptación social = social maladjustment.
    * inadaptado social = social misfit.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * incorporación social = social inclusion.
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * inepto social = nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * injusticia social = social injustice.
    * inserción social = social insertion.
    * interacción social = social interaction.
    * malestar social = civil unrest, social malaise, social unrest.
    * marginación social = social exclusion.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * mediación social = social mediation.
    * medios de comunicación social = mass media.
    * mejora social = social improvement.
    * memoria social = social memory.
    * nivelación social = social levelling.
    * política social = social policy.
    * posición social = social standing.
    * práctica social = meme.
    * presión social = social pressure.
    * prestación social sustitut = community service.
    * profesión de vocación social = caring profession.
    * programa social = social program(me).
    * progreso social = social progress.
    * promoción social = social advancement.
    * rechazado social = social outcast.
    * redes sociales = social networking.
    * reintegración social = social reintegration.
    * reunión social = social gathering.
    * riesgo social = social risk.
    * salón social = community room, drop-in lounge, community hall.
    * sátira social = social satire.
    * seguridad social = social security.
    * Seguridad Social Británica = National Health Service (NHS).
    * seguro social = social insurance.
    * servicio social = social service.
    * servicio social sustitutorio = community service.
    * servicios sociales = human services.
    * sistema social = social system.
    * social demócrata = social democratic.
    * tejido social, el = social web, the, fabric of society, the.
    * tendencia social = social trend.
    * urbanización de viviendas sociales = council estate.
    * velada social = social evening.
    * vivienda social = council tenancy, council house.
    * web social, la = social web, the.

    * * *
    A
    1 ‹cambio/problemas› social; ‹clase/lucha› social
    las reivindicaciones sociales de los trabajadores the workers' demands for improvements in social conditions
    2 ‹reunión/compromiso› social
    notas sociales or agenda social ( Period) society column/pages
    B ( Fin) company ( before n) capital2 (↑ capital (2)), razón, sede
    ( Esp)
    undercover police officer
    * * *

     

    social adjetivo
    social
    social adjetivo
    1 social
    2 Fin capital social, share capital
    domicilio social, registered address
    ' social' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agitación
    - alta
    - ambiente
    - argot
    - arribista
    - asistencia
    - asistente
    - beneficio
    - capital
    - cartilla
    - casta
    - círculo
    - clase
    - condición
    - conflictividad
    - convulsión
    - cotizar
    - cotización
    - entorno
    - específica
    - específico
    - estratificación
    - extracción
    - FSE
    - humildad
    - humilde
    - imponerse
    - INSERSO
    - insumisa
    - insumiso
    - malestar
    - movimiento
    - nivel
    - orientarse
    - rango
    - retirarse
    - seguridad
    - señor
    - situarse
    - socialdemócrata
    - SS
    - tertuliana
    - tertuliano
    - tratar
    - trepa
    - advenedizo
    - aportar
    - aporte
    - bien
    - bienestar
    English:
    antisocial
    - atmosphere
    - benefit
    - caring professions
    - civil
    - class
    - climber
    - community centre
    - dinner
    - enhance
    - health service
    - inbred
    - institution
    - Ivy League
    - ladder
    - lounge
    - misfit
    - National Insurance
    - NHS
    - pecking order
    - position
    - rise
    - rising
    - share capital
    - skill
    - social
    - social climber
    - Social Democrat
    - social insurance
    - social sciences
    - social security
    - social services
    - social welfare
    - social worker
    - socialize
    - socializing
    - standing
    - station
    - unrest
    - village hall
    - visitor
    - walk
    - welfare
    - welfare centre
    - welfare worker
    - ASBO
    - barbecue
    - bee
    - claim
    - code
    * * *
    social adj
    1. [clase, organización, lucha] social
    2. [vida, actividad] social
    3. Econ
    capital social share capital;
    sede social headquarters, head office
    * * *
    adj social
    * * *
    social adj
    : social
    socialmente adv
    * * *
    social adj social

    Spanish-English dictionary > social

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