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  • 181 actuar de un modo despiadado

    (v.) = play + hardball
    Ex. Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.
    * * *
    (v.) = play + hardball

    Ex: Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar de un modo despiadado

  • 182 actuar de un modo implacable

    (v.) = play + hardball
    Ex. Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.
    * * *
    (v.) = play + hardball

    Ex: Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar de un modo implacable

  • 183 actuar de un modo intransigente

    (v.) = play + hardball
    Ex. Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.
    * * *
    (v.) = play + hardball

    Ex: Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar de un modo intransigente

  • 184 actuar duro

    (v.) = play + hardball
    Ex. Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.
    * * *
    (v.) = play + hardball

    Ex: Until progressives are willing to play hardball, we all better get used to being in the minority for the next few decades.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar duro

  • 185 actuarial

    adj.
    actuarial.
    * * *
    1 actuarial
    * * *
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    Ex. Methods of actuarial statistics are used to reveal the laws of emergence, survival and disappearance of names in the group of scientists publishing research works = Se utilizan los métodos de la estadística actuarial para revelar las leyes de aparición, supervivencia y desaparición de los nombres en los grupos de científicos que publican trabajos de investigación.
    * * *

    Ex: Methods of actuarial statistics are used to reveal the laws of emergence, survival and disappearance of names in the group of scientists publishing research works = Se utilizan los métodos de la estadística actuarial para revelar las leyes de aparición, supervivencia y desaparición de los nombres en los grupos de científicos que publican trabajos de investigación.

    * * *
    actuarial
    * * *
    actuarial
    * * *
    : actuarial

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuarial

  • 186 acusar1

    1 = accuse, make + accusation, charge, litigate, face + charges, arraign, indict, denounce, recreminate, reprove, reproach, single out, single out for + criticism, point + (a/the) finger(s) at.
    Ex. He accused her of lying when they said she was at the movies when she had called in sick.
    Ex. From time to time the accusation is made that libraries are run for the convenience of the staff.
    Ex. In June '90, DIALOG Information services filed an antitrust suit against the American Chemical Society (ACS) charging that the Society had damaged the company.
    Ex. The resources provided are to assist the personal injury attorneys litigating medical malpractice claims.
    Ex. This article consider some hypothetical situations in which information providers might face charges of negligence.
    Ex. 25.5 percent of the 247 juveniles arraigned in 3 months alone in 1989 had handicapping conditions.
    Ex. Another problem with the statistical analysis used to indict this and similar schools was the sample.
    Ex. Some of the rules were imposed on Panizzi by the Trustees of the British Museum, and Panizzi could only join his critics in denouncing those rules, such as the rules for entry of anonymous publications.
    Ex. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote: 'Experience informs us that the first defense of weak minds is to recriminate'.
    Ex. The person reproving his friend must understand that before he can reprove someone else, he must first reprove himself.
    Ex. The Governor, it is learnt, sternly reproached the party for putting the public to inconvenience for the last two days.
    Ex. Conference proceedings are singled out for special attention because they are an important category of material in relation to abstracting and indexing publications.
    Ex. Though what exactly constitutes moral decay is debatable, one group traditionally has been singled out for criticism, namely young people.
    Ex. It is easy to point the fingers at the refs.
    ----
    * acusar a Alguien = confront + Alguien + with accusation.
    * acusar de = lambast [lambaste], make + Nombre + out to be.
    * ser acusado de delito criminal = face + criminal charge.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acusar1

  • 187 adaptación

    f.
    1 adaptation, adjustment, fitting, accommodation.
    2 adaptation.
    3 porting.
    * * *
    1 adaptation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    b) ( cosa adaptada) adaptation
    * * *
    = adaptation, customisation [customization, -USA], profiling, tweaking, tailoring, retrofitting, tweak, accommodation, acclimatisation [acclimatization, -USA], adjustment, adaptability.
    Ex. Which title will collocate the various editions, translations, adaptations, and so on of this document?.
    Ex. The evaluation model therefore is subject to a degree of customisation to adapt it to the project environment.
    Ex. Some excursions into cognitive science have led to the profiling of users' backgrounds, differences and immediate need.
    Ex. The PCC intends that Program records, full or core, represent acceptable bibliographic control such that record ' tweaking' at the local level is minimized.
    Ex. To haul themselves out of their bog, their networks must facilitate tailoring of records to meet local needs.
    Ex. This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    Ex. This system simultaneously searches the Web and a large, multidisciplinary, full text database, using a relevance system with some clever tweaks.
    Ex. Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex. The second section discusses the contributions faculty can make to the successful acclimatization of their handicapped students to college life.
    Ex. Even in situations where there is a published list covering the requirements of the type of library to be indexed, this list is likely to require adjustment in order to make it compatible with local requirements.
    Ex. The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
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    * adaptación a las circunstancias locales = localisation [localization, -USA].
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * adaptación musical = adaptation, musical adaptation.
    * adaptación para televisión = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * adaptación teatral = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación tecnológica = adaptive technology.
    * de adaptación = adaptive.
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    b) ( cosa adaptada) adaptation
    * * *
    = adaptation, customisation [customization, -USA], profiling, tweaking, tailoring, retrofitting, tweak, accommodation, acclimatisation [acclimatization, -USA], adjustment, adaptability.

    Ex: Which title will collocate the various editions, translations, adaptations, and so on of this document?.

    Ex: The evaluation model therefore is subject to a degree of customisation to adapt it to the project environment.
    Ex: Some excursions into cognitive science have led to the profiling of users' backgrounds, differences and immediate need.
    Ex: The PCC intends that Program records, full or core, represent acceptable bibliographic control such that record ' tweaking' at the local level is minimized.
    Ex: To haul themselves out of their bog, their networks must facilitate tailoring of records to meet local needs.
    Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    Ex: This system simultaneously searches the Web and a large, multidisciplinary, full text database, using a relevance system with some clever tweaks.
    Ex: Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex: The second section discusses the contributions faculty can make to the successful acclimatization of their handicapped students to college life.
    Ex: Even in situations where there is a published list covering the requirements of the type of library to be indexed, this list is likely to require adjustment in order to make it compatible with local requirements.
    Ex: The duration of the cycle varies markedly from institution to institution, dependent upon the adaptability of the institutional structure to challenge and change.
    * adaptación a las circunstancias locales = localisation [localization, -USA].
    * adaptación al cine = film adaptation.
    * adaptación cinematográfica = film adaptation.
    * adaptación musical = adaptation, musical adaptation.
    * adaptación para televisión = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación social = social adjustment.
    * adaptación teatral = dramatisation [dramatization].
    * adaptación tecnológica = adaptive technology.
    * de adaptación = adaptive.

    * * *
    1 (proceso) adaptation, adjustment
    admiro tu capacidad de adaptación I admire your ability to adapt o your adaptability
    2 (cosa adaptada) adaptation
    la adaptación cinematográfica the screen o movie o film version, the screen o movie o film adaptation
    es una adaptación del sistema usado por Parker it is an adaptation of the system used by Parker
    * * *

     

    adaptación sustantivo femenino



    adaptación sustantivo femenino adaptation
    ' adaptación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    libre
    - medio
    English:
    adaptation
    - adjustment
    - arrangement
    - dramatization
    - dramatize
    * * *
    1. [acomodación] adjustment (a to);
    adaptación al medio adaptation to the environment
    2. [modificación] adaptation;
    la película es una buena adaptación del libro the film is a good adaptation of the book
    * * *
    f adaptation
    * * *
    adaptación nf, pl - ciones : adaptation, adjustment

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptación

  • 188 adaptador de corriente

    (n.) = power adapter, mains adapter
    Ex. It's 30% lighter and 22% thinner than conventional power adapters so it doesn't add extra bulk in your bag.
    Ex. The battery charger is protected against reverse input and output voltage as it may be used with different mains adapters and the battery could be connected the wrong way round.
    * * *
    (n.) = power adapter, mains adapter

    Ex: It's 30% lighter and 22% thinner than conventional power adapters so it doesn't add extra bulk in your bag.

    Ex: The battery charger is protected against reverse input and output voltage as it may be used with different mains adapters and the battery could be connected the wrong way round.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptador de corriente

  • 189 adaptar

    v.
    1 to adapt.
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions
    María adaptó el programa a su casa Mary adapted the program to her house.
    Ricardo adaptó el computador Richard adapted=ported his computer.
    2 to adapt (libro, obra de teatro).
    * * *
    1 (acomodar) to adapt
    2 (ajustar) to adjust, fit
    1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=acomodar) to adapt; (=encajar) to fit, make suitable ( para for)
    (=ajustar) to adjust
    2) (Inform) to convert ( para to)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.
    Ex. Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.
    Ex. The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex. Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex. This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex. Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex. Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex. The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex. Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex. A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex. This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex. To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex. This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex. The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
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    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.

    Ex: Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.

    Ex: The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex: Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex: This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex: Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex: Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex: The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex: Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex: A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex: This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex: To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex: This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex: The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.

    * * *
    adaptar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹cortinas/vestido› to alter; ‹habitación› to convert; ‹pieza/motor› to adapt
    adaptaron el dormitorio para usarlo como aula the bedroom was converted into a classroom o for use as a classroom
    adaptó la obra al or para el cine he adapted the play for the screen
    2 ( Inf) to convert
    to adapt adaptar A algo/ + INF to adapt TO sth/ -ING
    hay que saber adaptarse a las circunstancias you have to learn to adapt to circumstances
    un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno a car which is well suited to any terrain
    no se adapta a vivir sola she can't adapt to living alone
    * * *

     

    adaptar ( conjugate adaptar) verbo transitivocortinas/vestido to alter;
    habitación to convert;
    pieza/motor to adapt;
    obra/novela to adapt;
    (Inf) to convert
    adaptarse verbo pronominal
    to adapt;
    adaptarse a algo/hacer algo to adapt to sth/doing sth;

    adaptar verbo transitivo
    1 to adapt: esa obra de teatro fue adaptada al cine, this play was adapted for the screen
    2 (ajustar) to adjust

    ' adaptar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acomodar
    - escenificar
    English:
    adapt
    - gear
    - suit
    - tailor
    - customize
    * * *
    vt
    1. [modificar]
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions;
    el edificio no ha sido aún adaptado a su nueva función the building still hasn't been modified to suit its new function
    2. [libro, obra de teatro] to adapt (a for);
    adaptó la novela al cine she adapted the novel for film o the screen
    * * *
    v/t adapt
    * * *
    1) modificar: to adapt
    2) : to adjust, to fit
    * * *
    adaptar vb (acomodar) to adapt

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar

  • 190 adaptarse

    pron.v.
    to cohere, to adapt.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
    * * *
    to conform, adapt
    * * *
    VPR to adapt (a to)
    * * *
    (v.) = come to + terms with, morph
    Ex. Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.
    Ex. The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.
    * * *
    (v.) = come to + terms with, morph

    Ex: Much of the conventional wisdom of librarianship is going to have to undergo what is so aptly described as an 'agonizing reappraisal' before we can come to terms with the new information age.

    Ex: The librarians have the capabilities to morph sucessfully to keep in sync, so to speak, with the new technologies.

    * * *

    ■adaptarse verbo reflexivo to adapt oneself [a, to]
    ' adaptarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ambientarse
    - acomodar
    - adaptar
    English:
    adapt
    - adjust
    - fit in
    - settle down
    - settle in
    - settle
    * * *
    vpr
    to adjust (a to);
    no se ha adaptado al clima local he hasn't adjusted o got used to the local climate;
    se adaptó fácilmente a trabajar en equipo she quickly adjusted to teamwork;
    el nuevo local se adapta a las necesidades de la tienda the new premises meet o are well suited to the shop's requirements
    * * *
    v/r adapt (a to)
    * * *
    vr
    : to adapt oneself, to conform
    * * *
    1. (persona) to adapt
    2. (cosa) to fit [pt. & pp. fitted]

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptarse

  • 191 adecuación

    f.
    1 adjusting, adjustment, fitting, adequacy.
    2 customization.
    * * *
    1 adaptation
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.
    Ex. A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.
    Ex. The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex. The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex. By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex. Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex. This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
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    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.

    Ex: A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.

    Ex: The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex: The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex: By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex: Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.

    * * *
    adaptation
    * * *
    1. [idoneidad, conveniencia] suitability
    2. [adaptación] adaptation
    * * *
    f suitability, appropriateness;
    … gracias a la adecuación de los servicios a las necesidades de la clientela … because services have been adapted to customer requirements
    * * *
    adecuación nf, pl - ciones adaptación: adaptation

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuación

  • 192 adecuado

    adj.
    adequate, appropriate, becoming, apt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: adecuar.
    * * *
    1→ link=adecuar adecuar
    1 adequate, suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    (f. - adecuada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=apropiado) [actitud, respuesta, ropa, tratamiento] appropriate; [documento, requisito] appropriate, relevant

    lo más adecuado sería... — the best thing o the most appropriate thing would be to...

    2) (=acorde)

    adecuado a algo: un precio adecuado a mis posibilidades — a price within my budget o reach

    3) (=suficiente) [dinero, tiempo] sufficient
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.
    Ex. There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.
    Ex. Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex. By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex. It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex. The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex. Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex. The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex. If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex. And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex. This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex. With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex. Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex. I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex. Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex. For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex. Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex. I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex. Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex. Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
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    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.

    Ex: There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.

    Ex: Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex: By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex: The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex: Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex: The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex: If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex: And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex: This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex: That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex: With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex: Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex: I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex: Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex: For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex: Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex: I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex: Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex: Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.

    * * *
    1
    (apropiado): me parece poco adecuado para una ocasión así I don't think it is very suitable for such an occasion
    es la persona más adecuada para este trabajo she is the best person o the most suitable person for the job o to do the job
    éste no es el momento adecuado this is not the right moment
    no disponemos de los medios adecuados para realizar el trabajo we do not have adequate o the necessary resources to carry out the work
    2 (aceptable) adequate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adecuar: ( conjugate adecuar)

    adecuado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    adecuado    
    adecuar
    adecuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( apropiado) ‹vestido/regalo suitable;

    momento right;
    medios adequate;


    adecuar ( conjugate adecuar) verbo transitivo adecuado algo a algo to adapt sth to sth
    adecuado,-a adjetivo appropriate, suitable
    adecuar verbo transitivo to adapt
    ' adecuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adecuada
    - aparente
    - apta
    - apto
    - corresponder
    - distribuir
    - encontrar
    - justa
    - justo
    - microclima
    - momento
    - pertinente
    - propia
    - propio
    - bien
    - indicado
    - planteamiento
    English:
    adequate
    - appropriate
    - beginner
    - due
    - fit
    - fitting
    - proper
    - suitable
    - undue
    - unsuitable
    - right
    - suited
    * * *
    adecuado, -a adj
    appropriate, suitable;
    muchos niños no reciben una alimentación adecuada many children do not have a proper diet;
    ponte un traje adecuado para la ceremonia wear something suitable for the ceremony;
    no es un hombre adecuado para ella he's not the right sort of man for her;
    el sistema actual no es el adecuado the current system isn't the right one;
    no creo que este sea el lugar más adecuado para discutir del tema I don't think this is the best o right place to discuss the matter;
    repartieron los fondos de forma adecuada they shared out the funds appropriately
    * * *
    adj suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    adecuado, -da adj
    1) idóneo: suitable, appropriate
    2) : adequate
    * * *
    adecuado adj right / suitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuado

  • 193 adecuarse mejor

    (adj.) = best + fit
    Ex. Nelson and Tague suggest that a rank distribution best fits the distribution of terms used to index journal papers.
    * * *
    (adj.) = best + fit

    Ex: Nelson and Tague suggest that a rank distribution best fits the distribution of terms used to index journal papers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuarse mejor

  • 194 adelantarse a

    v.
    1 to get ahead of, to get past, to cut ahead of, to draw ahead of.
    Tito se anticipó a los acontecimientos Tito anticipated the happenings.
    2 to go ahead to, to proceed to.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = outguess, second-guess [secondguess], forestall
    Ex. Four years of attempting to catalog everything in a depository collection taught me that it was easier to do all the original cataloging than to try to outguess the rules used previously.
    Ex. This does not imply that the abstractor becomes a publication referee, trying to second-guess decisions already made by editors.
    Ex. Attempting to forestall problems before they were created was essential to the planning.
    * * *
    (v.) = outguess, second-guess [secondguess], forestall

    Ex: Four years of attempting to catalog everything in a depository collection taught me that it was easier to do all the original cataloging than to try to outguess the rules used previously.

    Ex: This does not imply that the abstractor becomes a publication referee, trying to second-guess decisions already made by editors.
    Ex: Attempting to forestall problems before they were created was essential to the planning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > adelantarse a

  • 195 además de

    prep.
    in addition to, besides, plus, aside from.
    Le di mantequilla además de pan I gave him butter in addition to bread.
    * * *
    as well as, in addition to
    además de gordo es feo as well as being fat, he's ugly
    * * *
    besides, as well as
    * * *
    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention
    Ex. A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex. In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex. And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex. In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex. Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex. All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex. Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex. The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex. Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex. Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex. Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex. UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.
    * * *
    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention

    Ex: A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.

    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex: In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex: And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex: In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex: Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex: All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex: Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex: The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex: Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex: Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex: Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex: UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > además de

  • 196 aderezo

    m.
    2 adornment (adorno).
    3 ornament, adornment, garnishment, garnish.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: aderezar.
    * * *
    1 (condimento) seasoning; (de ensalada) dressing
    2 (preparación) preparation, disposition
    3 (joyas) set of jewellery
    4 (arreos) harness, trappings plural
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=preparación) preparation; (=adorno) decoration
    2) (Culin) (=aliño) seasoning, dressing; (Cos) adornment; (=reparación) repair
    3) (=joyas) set of jewels
    * * *
    a) ( de guiso) seasoning; ( de ensalada) dressing
    b) ( de pieles) curing
    c) ( joyas) matching set of jewelry*
    * * *
    = topping, condiment, flavouring, seasoning.
    Ex. Let guests decorate their sundaes with toppings of their choice.
    Ex. Appendixes to this section include lists of common foods and condiments, and illustrations for use in nutrition education activities.
    Ex. Black pudding, as made in the UK, is a blend of onions, pork fat, oatmeal, flavourings -- and blood (usually from a pig).
    Ex. These spices are used mostly for the treatment of gastrointestinal and respiratory disorders and as seasoning.
    ----
    * aderezo de untar = rub.
    * aderezo para la ensalada = salad dressing.
    * * *
    a) ( de guiso) seasoning; ( de ensalada) dressing
    b) ( de pieles) curing
    c) ( joyas) matching set of jewelry*
    * * *
    = topping, condiment, flavouring, seasoning.

    Ex: Let guests decorate their sundaes with toppings of their choice.

    Ex: Appendixes to this section include lists of common foods and condiments, and illustrations for use in nutrition education activities.
    Ex: Black pudding, as made in the UK, is a blend of onions, pork fat, oatmeal, flavourings -- and blood (usually from a pig).
    Ex: These spices are used mostly for the treatment of gastrointestinal and respiratory disorders and as seasoning.
    * aderezo de untar = rub.
    * aderezo para la ensalada = salad dressing.

    * * *
    1 (de un guiso) seasoning; (de una ensalada) dressing
    2 (de pieles) curing, pickling
    3 (joyas) (matching set of) jewelry*
    * * *

    Del verbo aderezar: ( conjugate aderezar)

    aderezo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    aderezó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    aderezar    
    aderezo
    aderezar ( conjugate aderezar) verbo transitivo guiso to season;
    ensalada to dress
    aderezo sustantivo masculino ( de guiso) seasoning;
    ( de ensalada) dressing
    aderezar verbo transitivo
    1 Culin (condimentar una comida) to season
    (salpimentar una ensalada) to dress
    2 (amenizar) to liven up
    aderezo m (de comida) seasoning
    (de ensalada) dressing
    ' aderezo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sazón
    English:
    flavoring
    - flavouring
    - seasoning
    - dressing
    - French
    - garnish
    * * *
    1. [aliño] [de ensalada] dressing;
    [de comida] seasoning
    2. [adorno] adornment
    * * *
    m GASTR con especias seasoning; para ensalada dressing
    * * *
    1) : dressing, seasoning
    2) : adornment, embellishment

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  • 197 adición

    f.
    1 addition, increase, increment.
    2 addition, annexation, adding, annex.
    3 addition, sum.
    * * *
    1 addition
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mat) addition; (=sumar) adding, adding up
    2) (Jur) acceptance
    3) Cono Sur (=cuenta) bill, check (EEUU)
    * * *
    a) ( acción) addition; ( parte añadida) addition
    b) (Mat) addition
    c) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)
    * * *
    = addition, summation, supplementation, accretion, infusion, adding.
    Ex. A scheme should allow expansion, to permit the additions of new subjects or more specific subdivision of existing subjects.
    Ex. The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex. The infusion of computers and data bases into the law office and the tremendous increase in published legal materials have given rise to the need for the law librarian.
    Ex. This can range from simple adding of columns to automatic recalculation of all related figures when one is changed (as in a spreadsheet; see below).
    ----
    * adición de valor = value adding.
    * * *
    a) ( acción) addition; ( parte añadida) addition
    b) (Mat) addition
    c) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)
    * * *
    = addition, summation, supplementation, accretion, infusion, adding.

    Ex: A scheme should allow expansion, to permit the additions of new subjects or more specific subdivision of existing subjects.

    Ex: The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex: The infusion of computers and data bases into the law office and the tremendous increase in published legal materials have given rise to the need for the law librarian.
    Ex: This can range from simple adding of columns to automatic recalculation of all related figures when one is changed (as in a spreadsheet; see below).
    * adición de valor = value adding.

    * * *
    1 (acción) addition
    con la adición de un prefijo with the addition of a prefix, by adding a prefix
    2 (parte añadida) addition
    las últimas adiciones a su colección the latest additions to his collection
    3 ( Mat) addition
    4 ( RPl) (cuenta) check ( AmE), bill ( BrE)
    * * *

    adición sustantivo femenino
    a) (Mat) addition

    b) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)

    adición sustantivo femenino addition ➣ Ver nota en sumar
    ' adición' also found in these entries:
    English:
    addition
    - bill
    - check
    - sum
    * * *
    1. [suma] addition;
    hay que efectuar la adición de todos los gastos we have to calculate the total cost
    2. [añadidura] addition;
    el garage es una adición reciente the garage is a recent addition
    3. RP [cuenta] Br bill, US check
    * * *
    f
    1 MAT addition
    2 Rpl
    en restaurante check, Br
    bill
    * * *
    adición nf, pl - ciones : addition
    * * *
    adición n addition

    Spanish-English dictionary > adición

  • 198 adivinar

    v.
    1 to guess.
    ¡adivina en qué mano está la moneda! guess which hand the coin is in!
    adivinó el acertijo he worked out the riddle
    Ella previó el desastre She foresaw the disaster.
    2 to foretell.
    * * *
    1 (descubrir) to guess
    2 (predecir) to forecast, foretell
    3 (enigma) to solve
    * * *
    verb
    2) foretell, predict
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=acertar) [+ acertijo, adivinanza] to solve

    ¡adivina quién ha llamado! — guess who called!

    ¡adivina por qué no vino! — guess why he didn't come!

    2) (=predecir) to foresee
    3) (=entrever)
    frm
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (por conjeturas, al azar) to guess

    ¿a que no adivinas quién? — you'll never guess who

    b) ( por magia) to foretell, predict
    c) ( entrever)
    2.
    adivinar vi to guess
    * * *
    = divine, guess, outguess, second-guess [secondguess].
    Ex. The catalog user is perhaps not quite so amused by his/her inability to divine why it's not GALERIE MIKRO BERLIN, but BERLIN, MUSEUM FUR VOLKERKUNDE (WEST BERLIN).
    Ex. Do not use your first name, last name, or initials as a password, since this information is easily guessed by an unauthorized person.
    Ex. Four years of attempting to catalog everything in a depository collection taught me that it was easier to do all the original cataloging than to try to outguess the rules used previously.
    Ex. This does not imply that the abstractor becomes a publication referee, trying to second-guess decisions already made by editors.
    ----
    * adivinar el futuro = fortune telling.
    * adivinar el pensamiento = read + Posesivo + mind, read + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (por conjeturas, al azar) to guess

    ¿a que no adivinas quién? — you'll never guess who

    b) ( por magia) to foretell, predict
    c) ( entrever)
    2.
    adivinar vi to guess
    * * *
    = divine, guess, outguess, second-guess [secondguess].

    Ex: The catalog user is perhaps not quite so amused by his/her inability to divine why it's not GALERIE MIKRO BERLIN, but BERLIN, MUSEUM FUR VOLKERKUNDE (WEST BERLIN).

    Ex: Do not use your first name, last name, or initials as a password, since this information is easily guessed by an unauthorized person.
    Ex: Four years of attempting to catalog everything in a depository collection taught me that it was easier to do all the original cataloging than to try to outguess the rules used previously.
    Ex: This does not imply that the abstractor becomes a publication referee, trying to second-guess decisions already made by editors.
    * adivinar el futuro = fortune telling.
    * adivinar el pensamiento = read + Posesivo + mind, read + Posesivo + thoughts.

    * * *
    adivinar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (por conjeturas, al azar) to guess
    ¿a que no adivinas con quién me encontré hoy? you'll never guess who I met today
    ¡me adivinaste el pensamiento! you read o you must have read my mind!
    2 (por magia) to foretell, predict
    3
    (entrever): el gesto dejó adivinar su escepticismo the gesture suggested o betrayed a certain skepticism
    se adivinaba a lo lejos la silueta borrosa de una aldea in the distance they could just make out the blurred outline of a village
    ■ adivinar
    vi
    to guess
    ¡adivina! let's see if you can guess!
    * * *

     

    adivinar ( conjugate adivinar) verbo transitivo
    a) (por conjeturas, al azar) to guess


    verbo intransitivo
    to guess
    adivinar verbo transitivo
    1 (descubrir por conjeturas) to guess: dime qué te pasa, no puedo adivinarte el pensamiento, tell me what's wrong, I can't read your mind
    2 (mediante la magia) to predict, foretell
    ' adivinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acertar
    English:
    deduce
    - guess
    - hint
    - outcome
    - wildly
    - divine
    * * *
    vt
    1. [predecir] to foretell;
    [el futuro] to tell
    2. [acertar] to guess;
    ¡adivina en qué mano está la moneda! guess which hand the coin is in!;
    adivinó el acertijo he worked out the riddle;
    ¿a que no adivinas qué he comprado? guess what I bought
    3. [intuir] to suspect;
    adivino que le pasa algo I've got the feeling something's wrong with him
    4. [vislumbrar] to spot, to make out;
    la propuesta deja adivinar las verdaderas intenciones de los generales this proposal reveals the generals' true intentions;
    la madre adivinó la tristeza oculta bajo su sonrisa her mother could see the sadness behind her smile
    * * *
    v/t
    1 guess
    2 de adivino foretell
    * * *
    1) : to guess
    2) : to foretell, to predict
    * * *
    adivinar vb (acertar) to guess
    ¿a qué no adivinas qué te he comprado? you'll never guess what I've bought you

    Spanish-English dictionary > adivinar

  • 199 adivino

    f. & m.
    1 fortuneteller, diviner, seer, fortune-teller.
    2 thought reader, mind reader.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: adivinar.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 fortune-teller
    * * *
    adivino, -a
    SM / F fortune-teller
    * * *
    - na masculino, femenino fortune-teller
    * * *
    = guesser, fortune teller, seer, diviner.
    Ex. The article has the title 'From smart guesser to smart navigator: changes in collection development for research libraries in a network environment'.
    Ex. The technique of cold reading is used by fortune tellers, astrologers, & others who wish to convince their clients of their capabilities to divine true character = La técnica de la lectura en frío es usada por adivinos, astrólogos y otros que desean convencer a sus clientes de sus capacidades para adivinar su verdadero carácter.
    Ex. This service provides Web access to selected extracts from the writings and sayings of various spiritual leaders, saints, seers, mystics and scholars.
    Ex. Healers and diviners are apprenticed to their elders to learn a great wealth of communal and esoteric knowledge.
    * * *
    - na masculino, femenino fortune-teller
    * * *
    = guesser, fortune teller, seer, diviner.

    Ex: The article has the title 'From smart guesser to smart navigator: changes in collection development for research libraries in a network environment'.

    Ex: The technique of cold reading is used by fortune tellers, astrologers, & others who wish to convince their clients of their capabilities to divine true character = La técnica de la lectura en frío es usada por adivinos, astrólogos y otros que desean convencer a sus clientes de sus capacidades para adivinar su verdadero carácter.
    Ex: This service provides Web access to selected extracts from the writings and sayings of various spiritual leaders, saints, seers, mystics and scholars.
    Ex: Healers and diviners are apprenticed to their elders to learn a great wealth of communal and esoteric knowledge.

    * * *
    adivino -na
    masculine, feminine
    fortune-teller
    * * *

    Del verbo adivinar: ( conjugate adivinar)

    adivino es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    adivinó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    adivinar    
    adivino
    adivinar ( conjugate adivinar) verbo transitivo
    a) (por conjeturas, al azar) to guess


    verbo intransitivo
    to guess
    adivino
    ◊ -na sustantivo masculino, femenino

    fortune-teller
    adivinar verbo transitivo
    1 (descubrir por conjeturas) to guess: dime qué te pasa, no puedo adivinarte el pensamiento, tell me what's wrong, I can't read your mind
    2 (mediante la magia) to predict, foretell
    adivino,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino fortune-teller

    ' adivino' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adivina
    - intención
    - vidente
    English:
    fortuneteller
    - soothsayer
    - fortune
    * * *
    adivino, -a nm,f
    fortune-teller;
    no soy adivino I'm not psychic
    * * *
    m, adivina f fortune teller
    * * *
    adivino, -na n
    : fortune-teller

    Spanish-English dictionary > adivino

  • 200 adjetivo

    adj.
    adjective, adjectival.
    m.
    1 adjective, noun modifier.
    2 epithet, adjective.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: adjetivar.
    * * *
    1 adjective, adjectival
    1 adjective
    ————————
    1 adjective
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo adjectival
    II
    masculino adjective
    * * *
    Ex. Such lists will embody for example, singular or plural, nouns or adjectives.
    * * *
    I
    - va adjetivo adjectival
    II
    masculino adjective
    * * *

    Ex: Such lists will embody for example, singular or plural, nouns or adjectives.

    * * *
    adjetivo1 -va
    1 ‹locución/frase› adjectival
    2 ( Fil) adjectival
    adjective
    se puede usar como adjetivo it can be used adjectivally
    Compuestos:
    qualifying adjective
    demonstrative adjective
    possessive adjective
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adjetivar: ( conjugate adjetivar)

    adjetivo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    adjetivó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    adjetivar    
    adjetivo
    adjetivo 1
    ◊ -va adjetivo

    adjectival
    adjetivo 2 sustantivo masculino
    adjective
    adjetivar verbo transitivo
    1 (calificar) to describe
    2 Gram to use as an adjective
    adjetivo,-a
    I sustantivo masculino adjective
    II adjetivo adjectival

    ' adjetivo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abatible
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abdominal
    - aberrante
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abismal
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abominable
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - aborigen
    - abortiva
    - abortivo
    - abotargada
    - abotargado
    - abovedada
    - abovedado
    - abrasador
    - abrasadora
    - abrasiva
    - abrasivo
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - abrillantador
    - abrumada
    - abrumado
    - abrumador
    - abrumadora
    - abrupta
    English:
    abiding
    - abject
    - ablaze
    - able
    - abnormal
    - abominable
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absorbed
    - absorbing
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - acceptable
    - accepted
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - acclimatized
    - accomplished
    - accountable
    - accurate
    - accustom
    - aching
    - acid
    - acoustic
    - acquisitive
    - acrimonious
    - acrylic
    - acting
    - action-packed
    - active
    - actual
    - acute
    - adamant
    - adaptable
    - addicted
    - addictive
    - additional
    - adept
    - adequate
    - adhesive
    - adjacent
    * * *
    adjetivo, -a
    adj
    adjectival
    nm
    adjective
    adjetivo atributivo attributive adjective;
    adjetivo calificativo qualifying adjective;
    adjetivo comparativo comparative adjective;
    adjetivo demostrativo demonstrative adjective;
    adjetivo especificativo = qualifying adjective which follows the noun;
    adjetivo explicativo = adjective preceding the noun and usually denoting a conventional characteristic;
    adjetivo indefinido indefinite adjective;
    adjetivo numeral quantitative adjective;
    adjetivo posesivo possessive adjective;
    adjetivo superlativo superlative adjective
    * * *
    m adjective
    * * *
    adjetivo, -va adj
    : adjectival
    : adjective
    * * *
    adjetivo n adjective

    Spanish-English dictionary > adjetivo

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