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  • 641 dedicarse a

    v.
    1 to dedicate oneself to, to devote oneself to, to apply oneself to, to give oneself to.
    Ella se dedica a aprender She dedicates herself to learn.
    Ella se dedica a pasear perros She dedicates herself to walk dogs.
    2 to concentrate on, to go in for, to work on, to pursue.
    Ella se dedica a los estudios She concentrates on her studies.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into
    Ex. This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.
    Ex. Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex. Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex. In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex. Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex. We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex. This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex. Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex. This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex. Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex. For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex. He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex. She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into

    Ex: This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.

    Ex: Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex: Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex: In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex: Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex: We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex: This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex: Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex: This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex: Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex: For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex: He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex: She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicarse a

  • 642 defensor

    adj.
    defending.
    m.
    1 defender, supporter, advocate, champion.
    2 counsel for the defense, lawyer, defense lawyer, legist.
    * * *
    1 defending
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 defender
    2 DERECHO counsel for the defence (US defense)
    \
    * * *
    (f. - defensora)
    noun
    * * *
    defensor, -a
    1. SM / F
    1) (=protector) [de territorio, intereses] defender; [de causa, idea, derechos] defender, champion
    2) (Jur) defence lawyer, defense attorney o lawyer (EEUU)

    el defensor interrogó al testigocounsel for the defence o defending counsel cross-examined the witness

    3) (Dep) [de título] defender
    2. ADJ
    1) (=protector)
    2) (Jur)

    abogado defensor — defence lawyer, defense attorney o lawyer (EEUU)

    * * *
    I
    - sora adjetivo
    a) < ejército> defending (before n)
    b) (Der) < abogado> defense* (before n)
    II
    - sora masculino, femenino
    a) (Mil) defender
    b) ( de una causa) champion
    c) (Der) defense counsel (AmE), defence lawyer (BrE)
    * * *
    = advocate, defendant, proponent, respondent, champion, defender, supporter, apologist, backer, crusader, freedom fighter, torchbearer [torch bearer], campaigner, standard-bearer.
    Ex. Sanford Berman has been an early, continuing, and outspoken advocate of user-oriented cataloging service.
    Ex. A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex. The proponents do provide for an author added entry to show what the library has by an author.
    Ex. A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex. NACs see their role as champions of the inarticulate by either taking up their case or providing groups with the information weaponry to campaign for their rights.
    Ex. It is very difficult to think of discreditable activities associated with books apart from the writing and selling of pornography and even that has its defenders.
    Ex. Then, a series of unfortunate circumstances (the outbreak of the war, family problems) deprived the project of its promoter and most passionate supporter.
    Ex. At the present time the misunderstandings that still persist, even among those who should know better, oblige any apologist of reference work to go out of his way to make clear what reference work is not.
    Ex. The author urges librarians and library backers to be more assertive in their requests for funding.
    Ex. This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex. As a freedom fighter at the end of World War 2 he resisted Dutch efforts to regain control of their former colony.
    Ex. The mission of college libraries in India is to shoulder the responsibilities of a torch bearer.
    Ex. He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex. He was a rebel and an anti-establishment standard-bearer of intellectualism and internationalism.
    ----
    * abogado defensor = defence attorney [defense attorney, -USA].
    * defensor de la ecología = eco-warrior.
    * defensor de la paz = peace activist.
    * defensor de la prohibición del aborto = pro-lifer.
    * defensor de la vida humana = pro-lifer.
    * defensor de los derechos de los animales = animal rights activist.
    * defensor de los derechos de los animales = animal rights campaigner.
    * defensor de los derechos de los ciudadanos = citizen activist.
    * defensor de los derechos humanos = human rights activist, human rights campaigner.
    * defensor de los intereses del ciudadano = watchdog.
    * defensor del pueblo = ombudsman [ombudsmen, -pl.].
    * defensor ecológico = eco-warrior.
    * defensor e impulsor = booster.
    * defensor incodicional = stalwart.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.
    * * *
    I
    - sora adjetivo
    a) < ejército> defending (before n)
    b) (Der) < abogado> defense* (before n)
    II
    - sora masculino, femenino
    a) (Mil) defender
    b) ( de una causa) champion
    c) (Der) defense counsel (AmE), defence lawyer (BrE)
    * * *
    = advocate, defendant, proponent, respondent, champion, defender, supporter, apologist, backer, crusader, freedom fighter, torchbearer [torch bearer], campaigner, standard-bearer.

    Ex: Sanford Berman has been an early, continuing, and outspoken advocate of user-oriented cataloging service.

    Ex: A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex: The proponents do provide for an author added entry to show what the library has by an author.
    Ex: A respondent is a candidate for a degree who, in an academic disputation, defends or opposes a thesis proposed by the praeses (q.v.); also called the defendant.
    Ex: NACs see their role as champions of the inarticulate by either taking up their case or providing groups with the information weaponry to campaign for their rights.
    Ex: It is very difficult to think of discreditable activities associated with books apart from the writing and selling of pornography and even that has its defenders.
    Ex: Then, a series of unfortunate circumstances (the outbreak of the war, family problems) deprived the project of its promoter and most passionate supporter.
    Ex: At the present time the misunderstandings that still persist, even among those who should know better, oblige any apologist of reference work to go out of his way to make clear what reference work is not.
    Ex: The author urges librarians and library backers to be more assertive in their requests for funding.
    Ex: This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex: As a freedom fighter at the end of World War 2 he resisted Dutch efforts to regain control of their former colony.
    Ex: The mission of college libraries in India is to shoulder the responsibilities of a torch bearer.
    Ex: He was a tireless campaigner for high professional standards.
    Ex: He was a rebel and an anti-establishment standard-bearer of intellectualism and internationalism.
    * abogado defensor = defence attorney [defense attorney, -USA].
    * defensor de la ecología = eco-warrior.
    * defensor de la paz = peace activist.
    * defensor de la prohibición del aborto = pro-lifer.
    * defensor de la vida humana = pro-lifer.
    * defensor de los derechos de los animales = animal rights activist.
    * defensor de los derechos de los animales = animal rights campaigner.
    * defensor de los derechos de los ciudadanos = citizen activist.
    * defensor de los derechos humanos = human rights activist, human rights campaigner.
    * defensor de los intereses del ciudadano = watchdog.
    * defensor del pueblo = ombudsman [ombudsmen, -pl.].
    * defensor ecológico = eco-warrior.
    * defensor e impulsor = booster.
    * defensor incodicional = stalwart.
    * grupo defensor = interest group.

    * * *
    1 ‹ejército› defending ( before n)
    2 ( Der) ‹abogado› defense* ( before n)
    3
    (partidario): los delegados defensores del cambio the delegates in favor of o who advocate change
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Mil) defender
    2 (de una causa) champion
    un defensor de nuestros recursos naturales a defender o champion of our natural resources
    un defensor de la fe a defender of the faith
    3 ( Der) defense counsel ( AmE), defence lawyer ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    (CR) ombudsman
    ombudsman Defensor del pueblo (↑ defensor a1)
    * * *

    defensor
    ◊ - sora adjetivo


    b) (Der) ‹ abogado› defense( conjugate defense) ( before n)

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (Mil) defender


    c) (Der) defense counsel (AmE), defence lawyer (BrE)

    defensor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino defender
    abogado defensor, counsel for the defence
    el defensor del pueblo, the ombudsman
    ' defensor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - defensora
    - entusiasta
    - incondicional
    - paladín
    - acérrimo
    - ardiente
    - ferviente
    - guardián
    - protector
    English:
    advocate
    - campaigner
    - champion
    - consumer advocate
    - defender
    - ombudsman
    - proponent
    - protector
    - counsel
    - exponent
    - guardian
    * * *
    defensor, -ora
    adj
    1. [en tribunal]
    abogado defensor counsel for the defence
    2. [partidario]
    siempre fue defensor de una legislación más dura he always advocated tougher legislation;
    asociaciones defensoras de los consumidores consumer o consumers' associations
    nm,f
    1. [de ideal, persona] defender;
    [adalid] champion;
    un gran defensor de la paz a great campaigner for peace
    defensor del lector [en periódico] = person who represents the readership of a newspaper and deals with their complaints against the newspaper;
    defensor de oficio court-appointed defence lawyer;
    Esp defensor del pueblo ombudsman;
    defensor del soldado = public body created to defend the rights of soldiers, especially young soldiers doing military service
    2. [abogado] counsel for the defence
    * * *
    1 defender, champion;
    defensor de la naturaleza environmentalist
    2 JUR defense lawyer, Br
    defending counsel
    * * *
    defensor, - sora adj
    : defending, defense
    1) : defender, advocate
    2) : defense counsel

    Spanish-English dictionary > defensor

  • 643 deferencia

    f.
    1 deference.
    por deferencia a in deference to
    2 attention, courteous action, goodwill gesture, thoughtful attention.
    * * *
    1 deference
    \
    en/por deferencia a in deference to
    * * *

    en o por deferencia a o hacia algn — out of o in deference to sb

    * * *
    femenino (frml) deference

    por deferencia a alguien/algo — out of o in deference to somebody/something

    * * *
    Ex. Of course, the notion of service, though appealing to our altruism, also does have less attractive connotations of deference and, at worst, inferiority.
    ----
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * por deferencia a = in deference to.
    * * *
    femenino (frml) deference

    por deferencia a alguien/algo — out of o in deference to somebody/something

    * * *

    Ex: Of course, the notion of service, though appealing to our altruism, also does have less attractive connotations of deference and, at worst, inferiority.

    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * por deferencia a = in deference to.

    * * *
    ( frml)
    deference
    tuvo la deferencia de cederme su lugar he was courteous enough to give up his place to me
    no muestran ninguna deferencia hacia or con los mayores they do not treat their elders with due deference o respect
    el gesto se interpretó como una deferencia hacia los visitantes the gesture was seen as a mark of respect toward(s) the visitors
    no lo dije por deferencia a la visita I refrained from saying it out of o in deference to our visitor
    * * *

    deferencia sustantivo femenino (frml) deference;
    por deferencia a algn/algo out of o in deference to sb/sth

    deferencia sustantivo femenino
    1 (consideración) deference: me callé por deferencia a tu padre, I kept quiet in deference to your father o I kept quiet out of respect for your father
    2 (amabilidad, cortesía) courtesy: tuvo la deferencia de invitarnos personalmente, she had the courtesy to invite us in person

    ' deferencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    gentileza
    - respeto
    English:
    defer
    - deference
    * * *
    deference;
    tuvo la deferencia de llevarme al aeropuerto she was kind enough to take me to the airport;
    por deferencia a in deference to
    * * *
    f deference;
    por deferencia a in deference to

    Spanish-English dictionary > deferencia

  • 644 deficiencia

    f.
    1 deficiency, shortcoming (defecto).
    2 impairment.
    * * *
    1 (defecto) deficiency, defect, shortcoming
    \
    deficiencia mental mental deficiency
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=defecto) defect (de in, of)
    2) (=falta) deficiency

    deficiencia mental, deficiencia psíquica — mental deficiency, mental handicap

    * * *
    a) ( defecto) fault
    b) ( insuficiencia) deficiency
    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, shortcoming, shortfall [short-fall], weakness, impairment.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    Ex. No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex. He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex. The strengths and weaknesses of natural language indexing derive from this basic characteristic.
    Ex. A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    ----
    * corregir deficiencias = correct + deficiencies.
    * deficiencia auditiva = hearing disorder, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * deficiencia cognitiva = cognitive impairment.
    * deficiencia mental = mental deficiency.
    * deficiencias = rough edges.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * deficiencia visual = visual impairment, visual disability.
    * deficiencia vitamínica = vitamin deficiency.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * presentar deficiencias = fall + short.
    * superar una deficiencia = overcome + weakness.
    * * *
    a) ( defecto) fault
    b) ( insuficiencia) deficiency
    * * *
    = deficiency, failing, shortcoming, shortfall [short-fall], weakness, impairment.

    Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.

    Ex: No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex: He wrote to James explaining the shortcomings of his catalog.
    Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex: The strengths and weaknesses of natural language indexing derive from this basic characteristic.
    Ex: A well-designed multimodal application can be used by people with a wide variety of impairments.
    * corregir deficiencias = correct + deficiencies.
    * deficiencia auditiva = hearing disorder, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * deficiencia cognitiva = cognitive impairment.
    * deficiencia mental = mental deficiency.
    * deficiencias = rough edges.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * deficiencia visual = visual impairment, visual disability.
    * deficiencia vitamínica = vitamin deficiency.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * presentar deficiencias = fall + short.
    * superar una deficiencia = overcome + weakness.

    * * *
    1 (defecto) fault
    deficiencias técnicas technical faults o defects
    2 (insuficiencia) deficiency
    el trabajo presenta serias deficiencias the work has serious shortcomings o deficiencies
    una deficiencia en el sistema de seguridad a weakness o flaw o shortcoming in the security system
    deficiencias en nuestra alimentación deficiencies in our diet
    deficiencia inmunológica immune deficiency
    Compuesto:
    mental handicap
    * * *

    deficiencia sustantivo femenino

    b) (insuficiencia alimentaria, inmunológica) deficiency

    deficiencia sustantivo femenino deficiency, shortcoming
    deficiencia mental, mental handicap
    deficiencia respiratoria, respiratory failure
    ' deficiencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    compensar
    - suplir
    English:
    feeble-mindedness
    - deficiency
    - short
    * * *
    1. [defecto] deficiency, shortcoming;
    grandes deficiencias en el servicio de correos serious deficiencies in the postal service;
    deficiencias técnicas technical faults;
    el plan presenta notables deficiencias the plan has major shortcomings o flaws
    2. [insuficiencia] lack;
    deficiencia de medios insufficient means
    deficiencia inmunológica immunological deficiency;
    deficiencia mental mental deficiency
    * * *
    f deficiency;
    con deficiencia auditiva with a hearing problem
    * * *
    : deficiency, flaw

    Spanish-English dictionary > deficiencia

  • 645 deficiente

    adj.
    1 deficient (defectuoso) (producto, cantidad, persona).
    2 poor, unsatisfactory (mediocre).
    3 handicapped.
    f. & m.
    1 mentally handicapped person.
    2 poor grade.
    * * *
    1 (defectuoso) deficient, faulty
    2 (insuficiente) lacking, insufficient
    1 mentally retarded person
    \
    deficiente mental mentally retarded person
    * * *
    noun mf.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=imperfecto) [mercancía, motor] defective; [sistema, estructura] inadequate
    2) (=falto) deficient (en in)
    2.
    SMF

    deficiente mental, deficiente psíquico — mentally handicapped person

    * * *
    I
    a) ( insuficiente) poor, inadequate
    b) ( insatisfactorio) < trabajo> poor, inadequate; < salud> poor; < inteligencia> low
    II
    masculino y femenino ( persona) tb
    * * *
    = deficient, poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], flawed, defective.
    Ex. Product liability laws allow the customer to sue for damage because of deficient or incorrent documentation.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. Librarians should welcome this document, which is nonetheless considered flawed = Los bibliotecarios deberían acoger bien este documento, aunque se considera defectuoso.
    Ex. The learning of these people is very defective, consisting only of morality, history, poetry and mathematics.
    ----
    * de deficiente calidad = of poor quality.
    * deficiente mental = mentally deficient.
    * deficientes visuales, los = visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * ser deficiente = be wanting.
    * * *
    I
    a) ( insuficiente) poor, inadequate
    b) ( insatisfactorio) < trabajo> poor, inadequate; < salud> poor; < inteligencia> low
    II
    masculino y femenino ( persona) tb
    * * *
    = deficient, poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], flawed, defective.

    Ex: Product liability laws allow the customer to sue for damage because of deficient or incorrent documentation.

    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex: Librarians should welcome this document, which is nonetheless considered flawed = Los bibliotecarios deberían acoger bien este documento, aunque se considera defectuoso.
    Ex: The learning of these people is very defective, consisting only of morality, history, poetry and mathematics.
    * de deficiente calidad = of poor quality.
    * deficiente mental = mentally deficient.
    * deficientes visuales, los = visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * ser deficiente = be wanting.

    * * *
    1 (insuficiente) poor, inadequate deficiente EN algo deficient IN sth
    una alimentación deficiente en vitaminas a diet deficient o lacking in vitamins
    su conocimiento de la materia es deficiente his knowledge of the subject is inadequate o poor, he does not know enough about the subject
    2 (insatisfactorio) ‹trabajo› poor, inadequate; ‹salud› poor; ‹inteligencia› low
    el deficiente estado de las carreteras the poor o unsatisfactory state of the roads
    deficiente mental mentally handicapped person
    nos tratan como si fuéramos deficientes mentales they treat us as if we were subnormal
    B
    * * *

    deficiente adjetivo
    poor, inadequate;
    salud poor;
    deficiente en algo deficient in sth
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( persona) tb

    ■ sustantivo masculino ( calificación) poor
    deficiente
    I adjetivo deficient
    II mf mentally handicapped person
    III m Educ fail

    ' deficiente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    challenged
    - deficient
    - feeble-minded
    - substandard
    - wanting
    - incompetent
    * * *
    adj
    1. [defectuoso] [producto] deficient;
    [audición, vista] defective
    2. [insuficiente] [cantidad] insufficient, inadequate;
    [nutrición, dieta, aporte vitamínico] deficient, inadequate
    3. [persona] handicapped;
    las personas deficientes the handicapped
    4. [mediocre] poor, unsatisfactory;
    el deficiente estado de las instalaciones the unsatisfactory state of the facilities
    nmf
    deficiente (mental) mentally handicapped person
    nm
    [nota]
    muy deficiente very poor, US ≈ F
    * * *
    I adj
    1 dieta deficient
    2 ( insatisfactorio) inadequate
    II m/f mentally handicapped person
    * * *
    : deficient
    * * *
    deficiente adj inadequate / poor

    Spanish-English dictionary > deficiente

  • 646 definición libre

    Ex. The same survey showed that given a liberal definition, about 68% of libraries were 'providing some level of I&R as a standard service'.
    * * *

    Ex: The same survey showed that given a liberal definition, about 68% of libraries were 'providing some level of I&R as a standard service'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > definición libre

  • 647 definido

    adj.
    defined, clear-cut, distinct, bounded.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: definir.
    * * *
    1→ link=definir definir
    1 defined, definite
    * * *
    (f. - definida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [línea] clearly defined; [preferencia] definite, clear

    bien definido — well defined, clearly defined

    definido por el usuario — (Inform) user-defined

    2) [carácter] tough, manly
    3) (Ling) definite
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <carácter/ideas> clearly-defined, well-defined; < opinión> clearly-defined
    * * *
    = definite, sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], stated, bounded, defined.
    Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex. Throughout, the code is based upon clearly stated principles.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    ----
    * bien definido = well-defined, clearly defined, clearly-drawn, articulated, clear-cut.
    * claramente definido = well-defined, clearly defined, clearly-drawn, clear-cut.
    * definido con precisión = closely defined.
    * definido por el usuario = user-defined.
    * definido por uno mismo = self-defined.
    * definido recientemente = newly defined [newly-defined].
    * poco definido = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * recién definido = newly defined [newly-defined].
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <carácter/ideas> clearly-defined, well-defined; < opinión> clearly-defined
    * * *
    = definite, sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], stated, bounded, defined.

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

    Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
    Ex: Throughout, the code is based upon clearly stated principles.
    Ex: This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    * bien definido = well-defined, clearly defined, clearly-drawn, articulated, clear-cut.
    * claramente definido = well-defined, clearly defined, clearly-drawn, clear-cut.
    * definido con precisión = closely defined.
    * definido por el usuario = user-defined.
    * definido por uno mismo = self-defined.
    * definido recientemente = newly defined [newly-defined].
    * poco definido = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * recién definido = newly defined [newly-defined].

    * * *
    ‹carácter/ideas› clearly-defined, well-defined
    no tiene una opinión definida al respecto he doesn't have a very clearly-defined o a definite opinion about it
    una cara de rasgos muy definidos a face with very well-defined o very strong features
    * * *

    Del verbo definir: ( conjugate definir)

    definido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    definido    
    definir
    definido
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    clearly-defined
    definir ( conjugate definir) verbo transitivo
    to define
    definido,-a adjetivo
    1 (proyecto, idea, imagen) clear
    (referido a las siluetas) sharp
    2 Ling definite
    definir verbo transitivo to define

    ' definido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    definida
    - nítida
    - nítido
    - otra
    - otro
    - a
    English:
    concrete
    - grey area
    - tentative
    - undefined
    - clean
    - clear-cut
    - definite
    - distinct
    - indistinct
    - sharp
    * * *
    definido, -a adj
    1. [límite, idea] (clearly) defined
    2. [trazo, línea] sharp, well-defined
    3. Gram
    artículo definido definite article
    * * *
    adj GRAM definite
    * * *
    definido, -da adj
    : definite, well-defined

    Spanish-English dictionary > definido

  • 648 dejar de existir

    (empresa) to fold
    * * *
    (v.) = be no more
    Ex. Soon, if, as it is planned, freight charges are introduced for book cartons consigned within the State, this library service will be no more = Pronto dejará de existir este servicio bibliotecario si, como está planeado, se introducen gastos de transporte por las cajas de cartón con libros que se consignen dentro del estado.
    * * *
    (v.) = be no more

    Ex: Soon, if, as it is planned, freight charges are introduced for book cartons consigned within the State, this library service will be no more = Pronto dejará de existir este servicio bibliotecario si, como está planeado, se introducen gastos de transporte por las cajas de cartón con libros que se consignen dentro del estado.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar de existir

  • 649 dejar de funcionar

    (v.) = go down, cease to + function, go + belly up, flake out, go + dead, pack up
    Ex. But this is much more of a problem than losing a machine and going down for two days or something like that.
    Ex. The Library ceased to function soon after the closure of the mines in 1934.
    Ex. Our ISP (Internet Service Provider) went belly up 10 days ago and we have been unable to send & receive emails since.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. Variable road signs with solar panels can go dead when, for. instance, snow covers the power source.
    Ex. That's telling you the drive is on the way out and you should replace it and get what you can off that drive before it packs up altogether.
    * * *
    (v.) = go down, cease to + function, go + belly up, flake out, go + dead, pack up

    Ex: But this is much more of a problem than losing a machine and going down for two days or something like that.

    Ex: The Library ceased to function soon after the closure of the mines in 1934.
    Ex: Our ISP (Internet Service Provider) went belly up 10 days ago and we have been unable to send & receive emails since.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: Variable road signs with solar panels can go dead when, for. instance, snow covers the power source.
    Ex: That's telling you the drive is on the way out and you should replace it and get what you can off that drive before it packs up altogether.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar de funcionar

  • 650 dejar paso (a)

    (v.) = give + way (to)
    Ex. But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.
    * * *
    (v.) = give + way (to)

    Ex: But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar paso (a)

  • 651 dejarse llevar por

    (v.) = fall + victim to, give + way (to)
    Ex. But once the Community becomes an object of ridicule in the minds of the public, truth falls victim to ignorance and prejudice.
    Ex. But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.
    * * *
    (v.) = fall + victim to, give + way (to)

    Ex: But once the Community becomes an object of ridicule in the minds of the public, truth falls victim to ignorance and prejudice.

    Ex: But since to have chosen to use the alternative rule would have committed us to extensive and expensive recataloging of LC copy, service considerations gave way to economic considerations.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejarse llevar por

  • 652 del

    1 (de + el)→ link=de de
    * * *
    = de + el; ver de
    * * *
    * * *
    ----
    * del año catapún = from the year dot.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * del año de la pera = from the year dot.
    * del año de la pera, del año de la nada, del año de la polca, del año catapún = from the year dot.
    * del año de la polca = from the year dot.
    * del año de Maricastaña = from the year dot.
    * del año maricastaño = from the year dot.
    * del atrio = atrial.
    * del automóvil = automotive.
    * del ayer = of yesteryear, gone by.
    * del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * del Caribe = Caribbean.
    * del centro = middle.
    * del Cercano Oriente = Near-Eastern.
    * del cine = cinematic.
    * del coito = coital.
    * del congreso = congressional.
    * del convento = conventual.
    * del cráneo = cranial.
    * del cuello del útero = cervical.
    * del cuerpo = body.
    * del día o de la noche = day or night.
    * del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho = easier said than done.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * del ecuador = equatorial.
    * del editor = editorial.
    * del entorno = ambient, environmental.
    * del esófago = oesophageal [esophageal, -USA].
    * del este = eastern.
    * del este asiático = East Asian.
    * del estilo de los directorios = directory-type.
    * del estroptococo = streptococcal.
    * del experimento = experimental.
    * del + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * del Extremo Oriente = Far Eastern.
    * del extremo sur = southernmost.
    * del futuro = of the years to come, yet to come.
    * del gobernador = gubernatorial.
    * del gobierno = government-owned, government-operated, government-run.
    * del grosor de un pelo = hairline.
    * del intelecto = noetic.
    * del interior = inland.
    * del lomo = spinal.
    * del mar = sea-going.
    * del matrimonio = marital.
    * del medio = middle.
    * del medio ambiente = environmental.
    * del Medio Oriente = Middle Eastern.
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del milenio = millenarian.
    * del miocardio = myocardial.
    * del mismo calibre que = in a class with.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del mismo + Nombre = equally + Adjetivo.
    * del mismo sexo = same-sex.
    * del mismo tipo que las oficinas = office-type.
    * del momento = of the time(s).
    * del montón = a dime a dozen.
    * del mundo real = real-world.
    * del municipio = municipal.
    * del nordeste = northeastern [north eastern].
    * del noroeste = northwestern [north western], northwest, north-western, north-western.
    * del norte = northern, Hyperborean.
    * del oeste = westerly.
    * del orden de = by the order of + Expresión Numérica.
    * del Oriente Medio = Middle Eastern.
    * del Oriente Próximo = Near-Eastern.
    * del otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * del Pacífico = pacific.
    * del paludismo = malarial.
    * del páncreas = pancreatic.
    * del pasado = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by.
    * del pene = penile.
    * del período = menstrual.
    * del profesorado = faculty.
    * del público asistente = from the floor.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * del recién nacido = neonatal.
    * del regimiento = regimental.
    * del siglo diecinueve = nineteenth-century.
    * del siglo diecisiete = seventeenth-century.
    * del sudeste = southeastern [south eastern].
    * del sudoeste = southwestern [south western].
    * del sur = southern.
    * del sur de Europa = Southern European.
    * del sureste = southeastern [south eastern].
    * del suroeste = southwestern [south western].
    * del tamaño del bolsillo = pocket sized.
    * del tamaño de una cartera = briefcase-sized.
    * del tamaño de un maletín = briefcase-sized.
    * del tesauro = thesaural.
    * del tiempo = room temperature.
    * del todo = all the way.
    * del tutor = tutorial.
    * del útero = uterine.
    * ser del orden de + Número = be of the order of + Número.
    * * *
    * * *
    * del año catapún = from the year dot.
    * del año de la nada = from the year dot.
    * del año de la pera = from the year dot.
    * del año de la pera, del año de la nada, del año de la polca, del año catapún = from the year dot.
    * del año de la polca = from the year dot.
    * del año de Maricastaña = from the year dot.
    * del año maricastaño = from the year dot.
    * del atrio = atrial.
    * del automóvil = automotive.
    * del ayer = of yesteryear, gone by.
    * del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * del Caribe = Caribbean.
    * del centro = middle.
    * del Cercano Oriente = Near-Eastern.
    * del cine = cinematic.
    * del coito = coital.
    * del congreso = congressional.
    * del convento = conventual.
    * del cráneo = cranial.
    * del cuello del útero = cervical.
    * del cuerpo = body.
    * del día o de la noche = day or night.
    * del dicho al hecho hay mucho trecho = easier said than done.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * del ecuador = equatorial.
    * del editor = editorial.
    * del entorno = ambient, environmental.
    * del esófago = oesophageal [esophageal, -USA].
    * del este = eastern.
    * del este asiático = East Asian.
    * del estilo de los directorios = directory-type.
    * del estroptococo = streptococcal.
    * del experimento = experimental.
    * del + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * del Extremo Oriente = Far Eastern.
    * del extremo sur = southernmost.
    * del futuro = of the years to come, yet to come.
    * del gobernador = gubernatorial.
    * del gobierno = government-owned, government-operated, government-run.
    * del grosor de un pelo = hairline.
    * del intelecto = noetic.
    * del interior = inland.
    * del lomo = spinal.
    * del mar = sea-going.
    * del matrimonio = marital.
    * del medio = middle.
    * del medio ambiente = environmental.
    * del Medio Oriente = Middle Eastern.
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del milenio = millenarian.
    * del miocardio = myocardial.
    * del mismo calibre que = in a class with.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del mismo + Nombre = equally + Adjetivo.
    * del mismo sexo = same-sex.
    * del mismo tipo que las oficinas = office-type.
    * del momento = of the time(s).
    * del montón = a dime a dozen.
    * del mundo real = real-world.
    * del municipio = municipal.
    * del nordeste = northeastern [north eastern].
    * del noroeste = northwestern [north western], northwest, north-western, north-western.
    * del norte = northern, Hyperborean.
    * del oeste = westerly.
    * del orden de = by the order of + Expresión Numérica.
    * del Oriente Medio = Middle Eastern.
    * del Oriente Próximo = Near-Eastern.
    * del otro lado de la ciudad = cross-town.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * del Pacífico = pacific.
    * del paludismo = malarial.
    * del páncreas = pancreatic.
    * del pasado = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by.
    * del pene = penile.
    * del período = menstrual.
    * del profesorado = faculty.
    * del público asistente = from the floor.
    * del que se tiene constancia = recorded.
    * del recién nacido = neonatal.
    * del regimiento = regimental.
    * del siglo diecinueve = nineteenth-century.
    * del siglo diecisiete = seventeenth-century.
    * del sudeste = southeastern [south eastern].
    * del sudoeste = southwestern [south western].
    * del sur = southern.
    * del sur de Europa = Southern European.
    * del sureste = southeastern [south eastern].
    * del suroeste = southwestern [south western].
    * del tamaño del bolsillo = pocket sized.
    * del tamaño de una cartera = briefcase-sized.
    * del tamaño de un maletín = briefcase-sized.
    * del tesauro = thesaural.
    * del tiempo = room temperature.
    * del todo = all the way.
    * del tutor = tutorial.
    * del útero = uterine.
    * ser del orden de + Número = be of the order of + Número.
    * * *
    contraction of de and el, [ Grammar notes (Spanish) ] [ used instead of de + el, except when the article is part of a proper name, e.g.
    los habitantes de El Cairo, un artículo de El País
    ]
    * * *

     

    del: contraction of
    de and el

    del contracción de + el

    ' del' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarquillarse
    - abisal
    - abismo
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abono
    - abotargarse
    - abstención
    - abstraerse
    - abusar
    - accionariado
    - achacar
    - ácida
    - ácido
    - aclarado
    - aclararse
    - acometida
    - acopiar
    - acordonar
    - acosar
    - actual
    - acusar
    - adivinarse
    - adormecerse
    - aglomerarse
    - ala
    - albedrío
    - alcance
    - alineación
    - alpina
    - alpino
    - alquilar
    - alquiler
    - alta
    - alteración
    - alto
    - altura
    - amaraje
    - América
    - ancha
    - ancho
    - anegarse
    - anexa
    - anexo
    - angular
    - añorar
    - anquilosar
    - antesala
    - anticiclónica
    - anticiclónico
    English:
    AA
    - ABC
    - abortion
    - above
    - abroad
    - abuse
    - academy
    - acclaim
    - accomplishment
    - account for
    - acknowledge
    - acquire
    - across
    - addicted
    - advanced
    - advocate
    - after
    - aftershave (lotion)
    - agenda
    - agent
    - agree
    - airport
    - alarm
    - alike
    - allocate
    - along
    - alongside
    - also
    - altogether
    - always
    - ambulatory
    - America
    - amid
    - amulet
    - anarchy
    - and
    - ankle bone
    - answering service
    - antiaging
    - anticlockwise
    - apart
    - apologetic
    - appeal
    - appreciate
    - apprehend
    - approachable
    - Aquarius
    - area
    - argue
    - Aries
    * * *
    * * *
    prp de y art el

    Spanish-English dictionary > del

  • 653 del congreso

    adj.
    congressional.
    * * *
    (adj.) = congressional
    Ex. This congressional material was vastly underused before CIS ( congressional Information Service) hit the scene.
    * * *
    (adj.) = congressional

    Ex: This congressional material was vastly underused before CIS ( congressional Information Service) hit the scene.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del congreso

  • 654 del mar

    adj.
    of the sea, sea.
    * * *
    (adj.) = sea-going
    Ex. The article 'State of the art in sea-going libraries' describes the library service on board the USS George Washington focusing on the layout, facilities, origins, and purpose.
    * * *
    (adj.) = sea-going

    Ex: The article 'State of the art in sea-going libraries' describes the library service on board the USS George Washington focusing on the layout, facilities, origins, and purpose.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del mar

  • 655 del mismo modo que

    = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with
    Ex. This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.
    Ex. The edition statement is given if stated in the document, in the form that is given in the document.
    Ex. For instance, the SLA List recommends the choice of specific headings in the same way as Sears'.
    Ex. In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
    Ex. Just as Ivan finds that by taking pleasure in an extra piece of food he makes survival possible and beats Stalin and his jailors at heir own game.
    Ex. Oversized nonbook materials are then treated in the same manner as oversized books, specialized materials in the same manner as reference books.
    Ex. In other words, general classification schemes are discipline-oriented if they are constructed along the lines indicated so far.
    Ex. Invented around 1850 by two Americans, the platen jobber worked after the fashion of a bivalve shell = Inventada alrededor de 1850 por dos norteamericanos, la máquina de presión plana funcionaba del mismo modo que un bivalvo.
    Ex. Similar to economic impact analysis, cost-benefit analysis provides a quantitative presentation of the returns to a community's library investment.
    Ex. In common with many other databases, MEDLARS (MEDical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System) was primarily an offshoot from a printed indexing service.
    * * *
    = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with

    Ex: This scheme aims for a more helpful order than the major schemes, by following the groupings of subjects as they are taught in schools.

    Ex: The edition statement is given if stated in the document, in the form that is given in the document.
    Ex: For instance, the SLA List recommends the choice of specific headings in the same way as Sears'.
    Ex: In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
    Ex: Just as Ivan finds that by taking pleasure in an extra piece of food he makes survival possible and beats Stalin and his jailors at heir own game.
    Ex: Oversized nonbook materials are then treated in the same manner as oversized books, specialized materials in the same manner as reference books.
    Ex: In other words, general classification schemes are discipline-oriented if they are constructed along the lines indicated so far.
    Ex: Invented around 1850 by two Americans, the platen jobber worked after the fashion of a bivalve shell = Inventada alrededor de 1850 por dos norteamericanos, la máquina de presión plana funcionaba del mismo modo que un bivalvo.
    Ex: Similar to economic impact analysis, cost-benefit analysis provides a quantitative presentation of the returns to a community's library investment.
    Ex: In common with many other databases, MEDLARS (MEDical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System) was primarily an offshoot from a printed indexing service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del mismo modo que

  • 656 del pasado

    = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by
    Ex. We are on the way to a transformed library service, total in design (and anything less than totality is doomed as a has-been today).
    Ex. This article discusses the use of a metaphorical mode of writing in moralistic children's fiction of the past, where the intention was to make children good.
    Ex. There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex. Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex. I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.
    * * *
    = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by

    Ex: We are on the way to a transformed library service, total in design (and anything less than totality is doomed as a has-been today).

    Ex: This article discusses the use of a metaphorical mode of writing in moralistic children's fiction of the past, where the intention was to make children good.
    Ex: There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex: Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex: I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del pasado

  • 657 delimitación

    f.
    delimitation, demarcation.
    * * *
    1 delimitation, demarcation
    * * *
    * * *
    a) (de terreno, espacio) demarcation
    b) (de atribuciones, responsabilidades) defining, specifying
    * * *
    = scope, delimitation.
    Ex. Subject field definition arises from the scope of the information service or system that the indexing language is expected to serve.
    Ex. While many delimitations of scope might allow for this, it is obvious that a work that concentrated on naval battles would not be useful.
    * * *
    a) (de terreno, espacio) demarcation
    b) (de atribuciones, responsabilidades) defining, specifying
    * * *
    = scope, delimitation.

    Ex: Subject field definition arises from the scope of the information service or system that the indexing language is expected to serve.

    Ex: While many delimitations of scope might allow for this, it is obvious that a work that concentrated on naval battles would not be useful.

    * * *
    1 (de un terreno, espacio) demarcation
    2 (de atribuciones, responsabilidades) defining, specifying
    * * *
    1. [de terreno, zona] fixing of the boundaries, delimitation
    2. [de funciones, tareas, responsabilidades] delimitation, demarcation
    * * *
    1) : demarcation
    2) : defining, specifying

    Spanish-English dictionary > delimitación

  • 658 demanda comercial

    (n.) = market demand, commercial demand
    Ex. Electronic books will be cheaper to produce, easier to distribute and be published to meet any market demand.
    Ex. Commercial demand for photographs will grow and put increasing pressure on non-commercial institutions providing the service.
    * * *
    (n.) = market demand, commercial demand

    Ex: Electronic books will be cheaper to produce, easier to distribute and be published to meet any market demand.

    Ex: Commercial demand for photographs will grow and put increasing pressure on non-commercial institutions providing the service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demanda comercial

  • 659 demográfico

    adj.
    demographic, population, demographical.
    * * *
    1 demographic
    crecimiento demográfico population increase/growth
    * * *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo demographic, population (before n)
    * * *
    Ex. A service profession such as information work is totally dependent on skilled manpower and must look to the major demographic shifts to plan for the future.
    ----
    * cambio demográfico = population trend.
    * composición demográfica = demographic composition.
    * estadística demográfica = population statistics.
    * explosión demográfica, la = population explosion, the.
    * proyección demográfica = population projection, demographic projection.
    * tendencia demográfica = population trend.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo demographic, population (before n)
    * * *

    Ex: A service profession such as information work is totally dependent on skilled manpower and must look to the major demographic shifts to plan for the future.

    * cambio demográfico = population trend.
    * composición demográfica = demographic composition.
    * estadística demográfica = population statistics.
    * explosión demográfica, la = population explosion, the.
    * proyección demográfica = population projection, demographic projection.
    * tendencia demográfica = population trend.

    * * *
    demographic, population ( before n)
    las características demográficas de un país the demographic features of a country, the demographics of a country
    * * *

    demográfico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    demographic, population ( before n)
    demográfico,-a adjetivo demographic
    crecimiento/ explosión demográfica, population growth/ explosion

    ' demográfico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    demográfica
    English:
    demographic
    - population growth
    * * *
    demográfico, -a adj
    [estudio, instituto] demographic;
    crecimiento demográfico population increase
    * * *
    adj demographic
    * * *
    demográfico, -ca adj
    : demographic

    Spanish-English dictionary > demográfico

  • 660 departamento

    m.
    1 department.
    departamento de atención al cliente customer services (department)
    departamento de caballeros menswear department
    departamento de marketing marketing department
    departamento de personal personnel (department)
    2 administrative district.
    3 compartment (compartimento).
    4 flat(apartment). (Argentinian Spanish)
    5 apartment, flat.
    * * *
    1 (sección) department, section
    2 (provincia) district, province
    3 (de tren) compartment
    4 (de un objeto) compartment, section
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de empresa, universidad] department
    2) [de caja, tren] compartment
    3) (Náut)
    4) LAm (=piso) flat, apartment (EEUU)
    5) And, Chile (=provincia) province
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    departamento de ventas/publicidad — sales/advertising department

    Departamento de Inglés — Department of English, English Department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department
    2) (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    * * *
    = department, office, arm.
    Ex. In some organisations microcomputers will be maintained (that is, mended) by a central computer department, but if this is not the case it may be necessary to take out separate maintenance contracts.
    Ex. The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex. The author discusses the roles that various arms of the proposed structure can play to promote free flow of information = El autor describe las funciones que los diferentes departamentos de la estructura propuesta puede desempeñar para promover la libre circulación de la información.
    ----
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * Departamento de Agricultura de la Commonwealth (CAB) = Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB).
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * departamento de catalogación = cataloguing department, catalogue department, technical services department.
    * departamento de circulación = circulation department.
    * departamento de contabilidad = accounting department, accounting office.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * departamento de encuadernación = binding department.
    * Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC) = University Grants Committee (UGC).
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * departamento de lectura "formativo-recreativa" = popular department.
    * departamento del gobierno = government office.
    * departamento de marketing = marketing department.
    * departamento de préstamo = circulation department.
    * departamento de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan department.
    * departamento de procesos técnicos = processing department.
    * departamento de publicaciones = publishing arm.
    * departamento de sanidad = health department.
    * departamento de servicios técnicos = technical services department.
    * departamento de transportes = transport authorities.
    * departamento de urbanismo, el = building department, the.
    * departamento de ventas = sales team, sales department.
    * departamento universitario = academic department.
    * director de departamento = department head.
    * división en departamentos = departmentation.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    departamento de ventas/publicidad — sales/advertising department

    Departamento de Inglés — Department of English, English Department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department
    2) (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    * * *
    = department, office, arm.

    Ex: In some organisations microcomputers will be maintained (that is, mended) by a central computer department, but if this is not the case it may be necessary to take out separate maintenance contracts.

    Ex: The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex: The author discusses the roles that various arms of the proposed structure can play to promote free flow of information = El autor describe las funciones que los diferentes departamentos de la estructura propuesta puede desempeñar para promover la libre circulación de la información.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * departamento de adquisiciones = acquisitions department.
    * Departamento de Agricultura de la Commonwealth (CAB) = Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux (CAB).
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * departamento de catalogación = cataloguing department, catalogue department, technical services department.
    * departamento de circulación = circulation department.
    * departamento de contabilidad = accounting department, accounting office.
    * Departamento de Defensa = Department of Defense.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * departamento de encuadernación = binding department.
    * Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC) = University Grants Committee (UGC).
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * departamento de investigación = research unit.
    * departamento de lectura "formativo-recreativa" = popular department.
    * departamento del gobierno = government office.
    * departamento de marketing = marketing department.
    * departamento de préstamo = circulation department.
    * departamento de préstamo interbibliotecario = interlibrary loan department.
    * departamento de procesos técnicos = processing department.
    * departamento de publicaciones = publishing arm.
    * departamento de sanidad = health department.
    * departamento de servicios técnicos = technical services department.
    * departamento de transportes = transport authorities.
    * departamento de urbanismo, el = building department, the.
    * departamento de ventas = sales team, sales department.
    * departamento universitario = academic department.
    * director de departamento = department head.
    * división en departamentos = departmentation.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de una empresa, institución) department
    departamento de ventas/publicidad sales/advertising department
    Departamento de Inglés Department of English, English Department
    2 ( Ferr) compartment
    departamento de no fumadores no-smoking compartment
    3 (provincia, distrito) department
    Compuesto:
    State Department
    B ( AmL) (piso) apartment ( esp AmE), flat ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    Dep.    
    departamento
    Dep.,
    Dept. (Departamento) Dept

    departamento sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (de empresa, institución) department

    b) (provincia, distrito) department

    2 (AmL) ( apartamento) apartment (esp AmE), flat (BrE)
    departamento sustantivo masculino
    1 (de universidad, de empresa, territorial) department
    2 Ferroc compartment
    3 LAm (piso) flat
    ' departamento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adscribir
    - contabilidad
    - informatizar
    - nido
    - redacción
    - secretaría
    - unidad
    - urgencia
    - administración
    - autónomo
    - Dep.
    - negociado
    - rentar
    - repartición
    - sanidad
    English:
    bureau
    - CID
    - department
    - Dept
    - manager
    - manageress
    - personnel department
    - purchasing
    - sales department
    - unit
    - apartment
    - college
    - flat
    - interior
    - second
    - solicitor
    - state
    - superintendent
    - treasury
    * * *
    1. [en empresa, organización] department
    departamento de administración administration department;
    departamento de atención al cliente customer service department;
    departamento de compras purchasing department;
    departamento de contabilidad accounting o accounts department;
    departamento financiero finance department;
    departamento jurídico legal department;
    departamento de personal personnel department;
    departamento de ventas sales department
    2. [en tienda] department;
    departamento de caballeros menswear department
    3. [en universidad, centro de secundaria] department;
    Departamento de Historia Antigua Department of Ancient History
    4. [ministerio] ministry, department
    Departamento de Estado State Department
    5. [de cajón, maleta] compartment
    6. [de tren] compartment
    7. [provincia, distrito] department
    8. Arg [apartamento] Br flat, US apartment
    * * *
    m
    1 department
    2 L.Am. ( apartamento) apartment, Br
    flat
    * * *
    1) : department
    2) apartamento: apartment
    * * *
    1. (de empresa, grandes almacenes) department
    2. (de mueble, tren) compartment

    Spanish-English dictionary > departamento

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