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inception

  • 1 a finales de + Fecha

    = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha
    Ex. Online information retrieval services, which permit users to search data bases held on a computer many miles distant from the user and his terminal, started to develop in the late 1960s and the early 1970s.
    Ex. Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
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    = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha

    Ex: Online information retrieval services, which permit users to search data bases held on a computer many miles distant from the user and his terminal, started to develop in the late 1960s and the early 1970s.

    Ex: Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a finales de + Fecha

  • 2 abocado

    adj.
    medium-dry.
    m.
    avocado.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abocar.
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    1→ link=abocar abocar
    1 (expuesto) exposed to
    2 (vino) medium dry, smooth
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    ADJ [vino] smooth, pleasant; [jerez] medium-sweet
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    - da adjetivo

    abocado a algo: un plan abocado al fracaso a plan doomed to fail o to failure; están abocados a un desastre — they are heading for disaster

    b) (AmL frml) [estar] ( dedicado)

    abocado a algoa una campaña/causa devoted to something

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    * abocado a = fated to, set on.
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the beginning.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure.
    * abocado a + Verbo = doomed to + Verbo.
    * estar abocado = be poised.
    * estar abocado a = be poised to.
    * estar abocado a ser = be doomed.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo

    abocado a algo: un plan abocado al fracaso a plan doomed to fail o to failure; están abocados a un desastre — they are heading for disaster

    b) (AmL frml) [estar] ( dedicado)

    abocado a algoa una campaña/causa devoted to something

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    * abocado a = fated to, set on.
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the beginning.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure.
    * abocado a + Verbo = doomed to + Verbo.
    * estar abocado = be poised.
    * estar abocado a = be poised to.
    * estar abocado a ser = be doomed.
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    abocado -da
    A
    1 (encaminado) abocado A algo:
    un plan abocado al fracaso a plan doomed to fail o to failure, a plan destined to fail
    están abocados a un desastre they are heading for a disaster
    2
    (CS frml) (dedicado) abocado A algo: la gran tarea a la que se hallan abocados the great task upon which they have embarked o which they have taken upon themselves
    estamos abocados a la reorganización del partido we have set about the task of reorganizing the party
    B ‹vino› smooth and slightly sweet
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    Del verbo abocar: ( conjugate abocar)

    abocado es:

    el participio

    abocado,-a adjetivo doomed: ese negocio está abocado a la ruina, that business is doomed to ruin
    ' abocado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abocada
    - condenada
    - condenado
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    abocado, -a adj
    1. [destinado]
    estar abocado a to be heading for;
    este proyecto está abocado al fracaso this project is heading for failure
    2. [vino] = blended from sweet and dry wines
    3. CSur [dedicado] allocated (a to);
    el presupuesto abocado a la investigación the research budget, the budgetary resources allocated to research
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    I adj doomed;
    abocado al fracaso doomed to failure, destined to fail
    II partabocar

    Spanish-English dictionary > abocado

  • 3 alumna de un colegio de educación mixta

    (n.) = co-ed
    Ex. From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.
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    (n.) = co-ed

    Ex: From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alumna de un colegio de educación mixta

  • 4 comienzo

    m.
    start, beginning, kickoff.
    a comienzos del siglo XX at the beginning of the twentieth century
    dar comienzo (a algo) to start (something), to begin (something)
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: comenzar.
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    1 start, beginning
    \
    a comienzos de at the beginning of
    dar comienzo to begin, start
    estar en sus comienzos to be in its early stages
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    noun m.
    start, beginning
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    SM
    1) (=principio) [de película, historia, partido] beginning, start; [de proyecto, plan] beginning; [de enfermedad] onset

    al comienzo: al comienzo no entendía nada — at first I didn't understand anything

    al comienzo de la primavera — in early Spring, at the start of Spring

    los comienzos: en los comienzos de este siglo — at the beginning of this century

    en los comienzos del proceso democráticoin the early o initial stages of the democratic process

    una etapa muy difícil en sus comienzos — a very difficult stage, initially

    2)

    dar comienzo[acto, curso] to start, begin, commence frm

    la ceremonia dio comienzo a las cinco de la tardethe ceremony started o began o frm commenced at five o'clock

    3)

    dar comienzo a[+ acto, ceremonia] to begin, start; [+ carrera] to start; [+ etapa] to mark the beginning of

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    masculino beginning

    al comienzo — at first, in the beginning

    el proceso fue muy lento en sus comienzos — initially, the process was very slow

    dar comienzo a algo persona to begin something; ceremonia/acto to mark the beginning of something

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    = beginning, inception, starting, commencement, onset, start, initiation, dawning, input stage, kick-off, eruption, startup [start-up], start time, opening.
    Ex. In addition, synthesis often requires the use of a facet indicator, which marks the beginning of a new facet for example.
    Ex. Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
    Ex. The information seeking patterns of a variety of academic social scientists were broken down into 6 characteristics: starting; chaining; browsing; differentiating; monitoring; and extracting.
    Ex. The development of the course since its commencement is reviewed, and the reasons for changes in the course structure are discussed.
    Ex. In the 1980s came the onset of the 'new' immigration from Eastern and Southern Europe.
    Ex. Olle is right, however, in implying that after a slow start interest in, and writing about, official publishing in Britain has increased dramatically in recent years.
    Ex. The increase in emphasis on regional cooperation has resulted in the initiation of many regional projects.
    Ex. The Internet heralds the dawning of a new information age = Internet premoniza el amanecer de una nueva era de la información.
    Ex. To rephrase this in terms already used, they involve effort at the input stage in order to reduce effort at the output stage = Expresando esto con términos ya usados, suponen un esfuerzo en la etapa inicial con objeto de reducir el esfuerzo en la etapa final.
    Ex. The cooperative venture 'StoryLines America' joins libraries and public radio in smash kick-off.
    Ex. Information on the news items relevant to 'mad cow disease' was collected for a period of 100 days starting very close to the eruption of the crisis.
    Ex. This article presents some practical tips to help users of DIALOG's DIALOGLINK including buffer size, screen speed-up, startup short cuts, type-ahead buffer and use of DIALOGLING with other services.
    Ex. Reservations are held for 20 minutes after the slated event start time.
    Ex. Some of the common auxiliaries are allocated notations in which the facet indicators possess both an opening and a closure sign.
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    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * comienzo de la guerra = outbreak of the war, breakout of + the war.
    * comienzo de la menstruación = menarche.
    * comienzo difícil = bumpy start.
    * comienzo fallido = false start.
    * comienzos = early days.
    * comienzo tardío = late start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * dar comienzo a = give + a start to.
    * dar un comienzo a = give + a start to.
    * de comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = earliest + Expresión Temporal.
    * desde el comienzo = from the outset, from the start, from the beginning, ab initio, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el comienzo de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde los comienzos = from an early stage.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * en los comienzos de = at the birth of.
    * en + Posesivo + comienzos = in + Posesivo + early days, in + Posesivo + early years.
    * en sus comienzos = budding.
    * fecha de comienzo = starting date, beginning date, date of commencement.
    * hora de comienzo = starting time, start time.
    * indicador de comienzo de subcampo = delimiter sign.
    * los comienzos de = the dawn of.
    * marcar el comienzo = usher in.
    * nuevo comienzo = new beginning, clean slate, new leaf.
    * posición de comienzo = offset value.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener un comienzo tardío
    * un nuevo comienzo = a fresh start.
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    masculino beginning

    al comienzo — at first, in the beginning

    el proceso fue muy lento en sus comienzos — initially, the process was very slow

    dar comienzo a algo persona to begin something; ceremonia/acto to mark the beginning of something

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    = beginning, inception, starting, commencement, onset, start, initiation, dawning, input stage, kick-off, eruption, startup [start-up], start time, opening.

    Ex: In addition, synthesis often requires the use of a facet indicator, which marks the beginning of a new facet for example.

    Ex: Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
    Ex: The information seeking patterns of a variety of academic social scientists were broken down into 6 characteristics: starting; chaining; browsing; differentiating; monitoring; and extracting.
    Ex: The development of the course since its commencement is reviewed, and the reasons for changes in the course structure are discussed.
    Ex: In the 1980s came the onset of the 'new' immigration from Eastern and Southern Europe.
    Ex: Olle is right, however, in implying that after a slow start interest in, and writing about, official publishing in Britain has increased dramatically in recent years.
    Ex: The increase in emphasis on regional cooperation has resulted in the initiation of many regional projects.
    Ex: The Internet heralds the dawning of a new information age = Internet premoniza el amanecer de una nueva era de la información.
    Ex: To rephrase this in terms already used, they involve effort at the input stage in order to reduce effort at the output stage = Expresando esto con términos ya usados, suponen un esfuerzo en la etapa inicial con objeto de reducir el esfuerzo en la etapa final.
    Ex: The cooperative venture 'StoryLines America' joins libraries and public radio in smash kick-off.
    Ex: Information on the news items relevant to 'mad cow disease' was collected for a period of 100 days starting very close to the eruption of the crisis.
    Ex: This article presents some practical tips to help users of DIALOG's DIALOGLINK including buffer size, screen speed-up, startup short cuts, type-ahead buffer and use of DIALOGLING with other services.
    Ex: Reservations are held for 20 minutes after the slated event start time.
    Ex: Some of the common auxiliaries are allocated notations in which the facet indicators possess both an opening and a closure sign.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * al comienzo = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup.
    * al comienzo de = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in.
    * comienzo de la guerra = outbreak of the war, breakout of + the war.
    * comienzo de la menstruación = menarche.
    * comienzo difícil = bumpy start.
    * comienzo fallido = false start.
    * comienzos = early days.
    * comienzo tardío = late start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * dar comienzo a = give + a start to.
    * dar un comienzo a = give + a start to.
    * de comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = earliest + Expresión Temporal.
    * desde el comienzo = from the outset, from the start, from the beginning, ab initio, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el comienzo de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde los comienzos = from an early stage.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * en los comienzos de = at the birth of.
    * en + Posesivo + comienzos = in + Posesivo + early days, in + Posesivo + early years.
    * en sus comienzos = budding.
    * fecha de comienzo = starting date, beginning date, date of commencement.
    * hora de comienzo = starting time, start time.
    * indicador de comienzo de subcampo = delimiter sign.
    * los comienzos de = the dawn of.
    * marcar el comienzo = usher in.
    * nuevo comienzo = new beginning, clean slate, new leaf.
    * posición de comienzo = offset value.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure.
    * tener programado su comienzo = be scheduled to start.
    * tener un comienzo tardío
    * un nuevo comienzo = a fresh start.

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    beginning
    al comienzo at first, in the beginning
    el proceso fue muy lento en sus comienzos initially, the process was very slow
    dio comienzo al año lectivo it marked the beginning of the academic year
    dieron comienzo a la función con la tocata they began the performance with the toccata
    el concierto dará comienzo a las nueve the concert will begin at 9 o'clock
    los comienzos son siempre difíciles the first months ( o steps etc) are always difficult
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    Del verbo comenzar: ( conjugate comenzar)

    comienzo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    Multiple Entries:
    comenzar    
    comienzo
    comenzar ( conjugate comenzar) verbo transitivo
    to begin, commence (frml)
    verbo intransitivo
    to begin;

    comienzo haciendo algo/por hacer algo to begin by doing sth;
    comienzo a hacer algo to start doing o to do sth;
    comienzoon a disparar they started firing o to fire;
    comienzo por algo to begin with sth
    comienzo sustantivo masculino
    beginning;
    al comienzo at first, in the beginning;
    dar comienzo to begin;
    dar comienzo a algo [ persona] to begin sth;

    [ceremonia/acto] to mark the beginning of sth;

    comenzar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to begin, start
    (a realizar una acción) comenzó a decir barbaridades, he started talking nonsense
    (una serie de acciones) comenzamos por mostrar nuestro desacuerdo, we started by showing our disagreement ➣ Ver nota en begin y start
    comienzo sustantivo masculino beginning, start
    ♦ Locuciones: a comienzos de, at the beginning of
    dar comienzo, to begin o start

    ' comienzo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apertura
    - iniciar
    - origen
    - principio
    - iniciación
    English:
    beginning
    - conception
    - off
    - onset
    - opening
    - outbreak
    - outset
    - start
    - turn
    - commence
    - home
    - out
    - usher
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    nm
    start, beginning;
    lo sabían desde el comienzo they knew from the start o beginning;
    y esto es sólo el comienzo and this is just the start;
    tuvo unos comienzos poco prometedores it got off to an inauspicious start;
    a comienzos del siglo XX at the beginning of the 20th century;
    al comienzo in the beginning, at first;
    dar comienzo (a algo) to start (sth), to begin (sth);
    la función dio comienzo a las siete y media the performance started at half past seven;
    el secretario dio comienzo a la reunión the secretary began o opened the meeting
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    m beginning;
    al comienzo, en un comienzo at first, in the beginning;
    un comienzo from the start;
    a comienzos de junio at the beginning of June
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    1) : start, beginning
    2)
    al comienzo : at first
    3)
    dar comienzo : to begin
    * * *
    comienzo n beginning

    Spanish-English dictionary > comienzo

  • 5 concepción

    f.
    1 conception, creation, inception, projection.
    2 conception, childbirth.
    3 Concepción.
    4 understanding.
    5 Concepción.
    6 Concepcion.
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    1 conception
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (Bio) conception
    2) (=idea) conception, idea
    3) (=facultad) understanding
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    femenino (Biol) conception
    * * *
    = perception, conception, conception.
    Ex. Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
    Ex. Different conceptions of what subject indexing means are described.
    Ex. With a conception calendar you can choose to conceive on the days that Nature has chosen for a baby boy or a baby girl.
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    * concepción global = gestalt.
    * * *
    femenino (Biol) conception
    * * *
    = perception, conception, conception.

    Ex: Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).

    Ex: Different conceptions of what subject indexing means are described.
    Ex: With a conception calendar you can choose to conceive on the days that Nature has chosen for a baby boy or a baby girl.
    * concepción global = gestalt.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Biol) conception
    2 (de un plan) conception
    B (idea) conception
    una clara concepción del problema a clear conception o understanding of the problem
    yo tengo una concepción totalmente diferente de su obra I see her work in a completely different way, I have a completely different conception of her work
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    concepción sustantivo femenino (Biol) conception
    concepción sustantivo femenino conception
    ' concepción' also found in these entries:
    English:
    conception
    - Virgin birth
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    1. [fecundación] conception
    2. [de idea, novela] conception
    3. [interpretación, visión] conception, understanding;
    tiene una concepción de la historia muy particular her conception o understanding of history is a very individual one
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    f BIO, fig
    conception;
    la Inmaculada Concepción REL the Immaculate Conception
    * * *
    concepción nf, pl - ciones : conception

    Spanish-English dictionary > concepción

  • 6 continuadamente

    adv.
    continually.
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    1 continuously
    * * *
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    Ex. The United Nations Library at Geneva was actively involved in both organizations since their inception, and ongoingly for many years.
    * * *

    Ex: The United Nations Library at Geneva was actively involved in both organizations since their inception, and ongoingly for many years.

    * * *
    continuously

    Spanish-English dictionary > continuadamente

  • 7 desde

    prep.
    1 since (time).
    no lo veo desde el mes pasado/desde ayer I haven't seen him since last month/yesterday
    desde ahora from now on
    desde el principio from the beginning
    desde hace mucho/un mes for ages/a month
    desde… hasta… from… until…
    desde el lunes hasta el viernes from Monday till Friday
    desde entonces since then
    desde que since
    desde que murió mi madre since my mother died
    2 from (espacio).
    desde arriba/fuera from above/the outside
    desde… hasta… from… to…
    desde aquí hasta el centro from here to the center
    Está listo desde ese día It is ready from that day.
    3 from.
    desde 100.000 pesos from 100,000 pesos
    * * *
    1 (tiempo) since
    ¿desde cuándo? since when?
    desde entonces since then, from then on
    2 (lugar) from
    \
    desde ahora from now on
    desde hace mucho tiempo for a long time
    desde... hasta from... to
    desde luego (en realidad) really 2 (como respuesta) of course, certainly
    desde que since
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    prep.
    2) from
    - desde entonces
    - desde luego
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando origen] from

    desde abajofrom below

    desde arribafrom above

    desde lejos — from a long way off, from afar liter

    2) [con cantidades, categorías] from
    3) [en el tiempo]

    desde el martes(=el pasado) since Tuesday; (=el próximo) after Tuesday

    desde ahorafrom now on

    ¿desde cuándo vives aquí? — how long have you been living here?

    ¿desde cuándo ocurre esto? — how long has this been happening?

    desde entoncessince then

    desde hace tres años — for three years

    desde el 4 hasta el 16 — from the 4th until o to the 16th

    desde niño — since childhood, since I was a child

    desde siemprealways

    -¿desde cuándo eres comunista? -desde siempre — "since when have you been a communist?" - "I've always been one"

    4)

    desde luego

    a) (=por supuesto) of course

    -¿vendrás? -desde luego — "are you coming?" - "of course (I am)"

    eso, desde luego, no es culpa mía — that, of course, is not my fault

    -¿quieres venir con nosotros? -desde luego que sí — "do you want to come with us?" - "of course I do"

    -¿no sabes nada de eso? -desde luego que no — "you don't know anything about it?" - "of course not"

    no era muy morena pero rubia desde luego que no — she wasn't really dark-haired, but she certainly wasn't blonde

    b) [como coletilla]

    desde luego, vaya fama estamos cogiendo — we're certainly getting quite a reputation

    desde luego, ¿quién lo iba a pensar? — I ask you, who would have thought it?, well, who would have thought it?

    ¡mira que olvidarte de llamar! ¡desde luego que eres despistado! — how could you forget to phone? you're so absent-minded!

    5)

    desde quesince

    desde que puedo recordar — ever since I can remember, as long as I can remember

    DESDE Expresiones temporales En expresiones temporales, desde puede traducirse por since, from o, en combinación con hace/ hacía, por for. Desde ( que ) se traduce por since siempre que se especifique a partir de cuándo comenzó una acción o un estado que sigue desarrollándose en el presente o en el momento en que se habla: Llevo aquí de vacaciones desde el viernes I have been here on holiday since Friday No come mejillones desde que sufrió aquella intoxicación alimenticia He hasn't eaten mussels since he had that bout of food poisoning Dijo que no la había visto desde la guerra He said he hadn't seen her since the war NOTA: Hay que tener en cuenta que en casos como estos cuando se trata de algo que comienza en el pasado y sigue en el presente, el inglés hace uso del {pretérito perfecto} (en sus formas simple o progresiva). Traducimos desde por from cuando desde simplemente indica el momento en el que empezó la acción cuando la oración indica el final de la acción o se implica, de algún modo, que esta ya ha terminado: Y desde aquel día el rey no volvió a hablar del asunto And from that day on(wards), the king never spoke about the subject again ► La construcción desde ... hasta se traduce por from ... until o por from ... to: Trabajamos desde las nueve de la mañana hasta las cinco de la tarde We work from nine in the morning until o to five in the afternoon Tendrás que pagar el alquiler desde julio hasta octubre You will have to pay rent from July until o to October ► Desde hace y desde hacía se traducen por for ya que van seguidos de una cantidad de tiempo: Estoy esperando desde hace más de una hora I have been waiting for over an hour No se había sentido tan feliz desde hacía años He hadn't felt so happy for years ► En oraciones interrogativas, desde cuándo se traduce por how long. En este tipo de preguntas, el inglés utiliza el pretérito perfecto para referirse a algo que empezó en el pasado y continúa en el presente: ¿Desde cuándo os conocéis? How long have you known each other? Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
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    1) ( en el tiempo) since

    desde entonces/desde que se casó — since then/since he got married

    ¿desde cuándo te gustan los mejillones? - desde siempre! — since when have you liked mussels? - I've always liked them!

    ¿desde cuándo trabajas aquí? — how long have you been working here?

    desde niño — since he/I was a child

    desde el primer momento or un principio — right from the start

    2) ( en el espacio) from

    desde aquí/allá — from here/there

    ¿desde dónde tengo que leer? — where do I have to read from?

    3) (en escalas, jerarquías) from
    * * *
    = from, from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    Ex. From the analysis of some 5760 questions, Wilkinson and Miller developed a 'step approach' to differentiate reference questions according to how many judgmental steps were required to answer them.
    Ex. In all types of libraries in Lesotho, shortage of, and the need for trained librarians has been felt from as far back as the mid-1970s.
    ----
    * desde allí = thence.
    * desde antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde aquel entonces = thenceforth.
    * desde aquel momento = ever after.
    * desde cero = from the ground up.
    * desde cualquier punto de vista = by any standard(s).
    * desde dentro = from within, from the inside, from the inside-out, inside-out.
    * desde dentro hacia fuera = from the inside-out.
    * desde dentro y desde fuera de = within and without.
    * desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer = from sunrise to sunset, from sun up to sun down, from sun up to sun down, from sun to sun.
    * desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer = from dawn (to/till/until) dusk.
    * desde el comienzo = from the outset, from the start, from the beginning, ab initio, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el comienzo de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde el primer día = from day one.
    * desde el primer momento = from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el principio = from the start, all along, ab initio, from the outset, from the beginning, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el principio de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde el punto de vista de = in terms of, from the vantage of.
    * desde el punto de vista de la conservación = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA], medically, medically, musically, preservationally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la archivística = archivally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la calidad = on quality grounds.
    * desde el punto de vista de la cinética = kinetically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la competitividad = competitively.
    * desde el punto de vista de la cultura = culturally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la funcionalidad = functionally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la logística = logistically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la mitosis = mitotically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la notación = notationally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la nutrición = nutritionally speaking, nutritionally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la química = chemically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la realidad = factually.
    * desde el punto de vista de las matemáticas = mathematically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la tonalidad = tonally.
    * desde el punto de vista del contexto = contextually.
    * desde el punto de vista del estilo = stylistically.
    * desde el punto de vista del funcionamiento = operationally.
    * desde el punto de vista del medio ambiente = environmentally.
    * desde el punto de vista del + Nombre = as seen through the eyes of + Nombre.
    * desde el punto de vista de los hechos = factually.
    * desde el punto de vista del trabajador = in the trenches.
    * desde el punto de vista del uso = in terms of use.
    * desde el punto de vista de + Nombre = as far as + Nombre + be + concerned.
    * desde el punto de vista económico = fiscally.
    * desde el punto de vista lingüístico = linguistically.
    * desde el punto de vista político = politically.
    * desde el punto de vista profesional = career-wise [careerwise].
    * desde entonces = ever since, henceforth, in the interim, since, since that time, since then, henceforward, ever since then, ever since then, thenceforth, in the intervening years, ever after, in the intervening period, since that day.
    * desde entonces hasta la actualidad = from then to the present day.
    * desde ese día = since that day.
    * desde ese momento = from that point, ever after.
    * desde esta misma perspectiva = along the same lines.
    * desde este punto de vista = viewed in this light.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal = since + Expresión Temporal, ever since + Expresión Temporal.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal + hasta el presente = from + Expresión Temporal + up to the present.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal + hasta hoy día = from + Expresión Temporal + up to the present day.
    * desde + Fecha + hasta ahora = from + Fecha + to the present.
    * desde + Fecha/Lugar + en adelante = from + Fecha/Lugar + onward(s).
    * desde fuera = from the outside.
    * desde hace algún tiempo = for some time past, for days.
    * desde hace años = over the years, for years past, for years.
    * desde hace la tira (de tiempo) = for yonks, for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace muchísimo tiempo = in ages (and ages and ages).
    * desde hace muchos años = for years.
    * desde hace mucho tiempo = for ages, long-time [longtime], far back in time, for a long time, long since, in ages (and ages and ages).
    * desde hace siglos = for yonks, for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace tanto tiempo = so long.
    * desde hace tiempo = long [longer -comp., longest -sup.], over the years, for a long time, long since, for some time.
    * desde hace un montonazo de tiempo = for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace un montón de tiempo = for yonks.
    * desde hace un par de + Tiempo = in these past couple of + Tiempo.
    * desde hace varios años + Presente = for several years + Pretérito Perfecto.
    * desde hace ya algún tiempo = for some time now.
    * desde hace ya años = for years now.
    * desde... hasta... = from... through..., during the period + Período de Tiempo, from... right across....
    * desde hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde la antigüedad = since ancient times.
    * desde la cabeza hasta los pies = head to toe, from head to toe, from head to foot.
    * desde la época de/cuando = since the days of/when.
    * desde la época prehistórica = since prehistoric times.
    * desde la mañana a la noche = from morning to night.
    * desde la perspectiva de = in light of.
    * desde la prehistoria = since prehistoric times.
    * desde lejos = from a distance, from afar.
    * desde los comienzos = from an early stage.
    * desde los primeros tiempos = since the earliest of times, from earliest times.
    * desde los viejos tiempos = since olden times.
    * desde mi punto de vista = in my opinion, in my view, in my books.
    * desde mitad de + Expresión Temporal + en adelante = from the mid + Expresión Temporal + onwards.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * desde..., pasando por..., hasta... = from..., through..., to....
    * desde + perspectiva = against + backdrop.
    * desde principio a fin = throughout.
    * desde principios de siglo = since the turn of the century, from the turn of the century.
    * desde + punto de vista = against + backdrop.
    * desde que el mundo es mundo = from the beginning of time, since the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde su época = since + Posesivo + day.
    * desde su origen = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde tiempo inmemorial = since earliest time, since time immemorial, from time immemorial, since time out of mind, from time out of mind.
    * desde tiempos prehistóricos = since prehistoric times.
    * desde todos los puntos de vista = in every sense.
    * desde una perspectiva + Adjetivo = along + Adjetivo + line.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * desde un punto de vista académico = academically.
    * desde un punto de vista antropológico = anthropologically.
    * desde un punto de vista clínico = medically, medically.
    * desde un punto de vista clínico = clinically.
    * desde un punto de vista cognitivo = cognitively.
    * desde un punto de vista crítico = judgmentally [judgementally], with a critical eye, critically.
    * desde un punto de vista cultural = culturally.
    * desde un punto de vista ecológico = ecologically.
    * desde un punto de vista económico = economically, monetarily.
    * desde un punto de vista estético = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA].
    * desde un punto de vista estrictamente técnico = technically speaking.
    * desde un punto de vista étnico = ethnically.
    * desde un punto de vista filosófico = philosophically.
    * desde un punto de vista general = in a broad sense.
    * desde un punto de vista histórico = historically.
    * desde un punto de vista más amplio = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista más general = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista médico = medically, medically.
    * desde un punto de vista medioambiental = environmentally.
    * desde un punto de vista monetario = monetarily.
    * desde un punto de vista morfológico = morphologically.
    * desde un punto de vista operativo = operationally.
    * desde un punto de vista racista = racially + Adjetivo.
    * desde un punto de vista religioso = religiously.
    * desde un punto de vista socioeconómico = socioeconomically.
    * desde un punto de vista técnico = technically.
    * desde un punto vista ético = ethically.
    * existir desde hace años = be around for years.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * olvidado desde hace tiempo = long forgotten.
    * * *
    1) ( en el tiempo) since

    desde entonces/desde que se casó — since then/since he got married

    ¿desde cuándo te gustan los mejillones? - desde siempre! — since when have you liked mussels? - I've always liked them!

    ¿desde cuándo trabajas aquí? — how long have you been working here?

    desde niño — since he/I was a child

    desde el primer momento or un principio — right from the start

    2) ( en el espacio) from

    desde aquí/allá — from here/there

    ¿desde dónde tengo que leer? — where do I have to read from?

    3) (en escalas, jerarquías) from
    * * *
    = from, from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.

    Ex: From the analysis of some 5760 questions, Wilkinson and Miller developed a 'step approach' to differentiate reference questions according to how many judgmental steps were required to answer them.

    Ex: In all types of libraries in Lesotho, shortage of, and the need for trained librarians has been felt from as far back as the mid-1970s.
    * desde allí = thence.
    * desde antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde aquel entonces = thenceforth.
    * desde aquel momento = ever after.
    * desde cero = from the ground up.
    * desde cualquier punto de vista = by any standard(s).
    * desde dentro = from within, from the inside, from the inside-out, inside-out.
    * desde dentro hacia fuera = from the inside-out.
    * desde dentro y desde fuera de = within and without.
    * desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer = from sunrise to sunset, from sun up to sun down, from sun up to sun down, from sun to sun.
    * desde el amanecer hasta el atardecer = from dawn (to/till/until) dusk.
    * desde el comienzo = from the outset, from the start, from the beginning, ab initio, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el comienzo de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde el primer día = from day one.
    * desde el primer momento = from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el principio = from the start, all along, ab initio, from the outset, from the beginning, from the word go, from the word get-go.
    * desde el principio de los tiempos = since the beginning of time, from the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde el punto de vista de = in terms of, from the vantage of.
    * desde el punto de vista de la conservación = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA], medically, medically, musically, preservationally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la archivística = archivally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la calidad = on quality grounds.
    * desde el punto de vista de la cinética = kinetically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la competitividad = competitively.
    * desde el punto de vista de la cultura = culturally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la funcionalidad = functionally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la logística = logistically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la mitosis = mitotically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la notación = notationally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la nutrición = nutritionally speaking, nutritionally.
    * desde el punto de vista de la química = chemically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la realidad = factually.
    * desde el punto de vista de las matemáticas = mathematically.
    * desde el punto de vista de la tonalidad = tonally.
    * desde el punto de vista del contexto = contextually.
    * desde el punto de vista del estilo = stylistically.
    * desde el punto de vista del funcionamiento = operationally.
    * desde el punto de vista del medio ambiente = environmentally.
    * desde el punto de vista del + Nombre = as seen through the eyes of + Nombre.
    * desde el punto de vista de los hechos = factually.
    * desde el punto de vista del trabajador = in the trenches.
    * desde el punto de vista del uso = in terms of use.
    * desde el punto de vista de + Nombre = as far as + Nombre + be + concerned.
    * desde el punto de vista económico = fiscally.
    * desde el punto de vista lingüístico = linguistically.
    * desde el punto de vista político = politically.
    * desde el punto de vista profesional = career-wise [careerwise].
    * desde entonces = ever since, henceforth, in the interim, since, since that time, since then, henceforward, ever since then, ever since then, thenceforth, in the intervening years, ever after, in the intervening period, since that day.
    * desde entonces hasta la actualidad = from then to the present day.
    * desde ese día = since that day.
    * desde ese momento = from that point, ever after.
    * desde esta misma perspectiva = along the same lines.
    * desde este punto de vista = viewed in this light.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal = since + Expresión Temporal, ever since + Expresión Temporal.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal + hasta el presente = from + Expresión Temporal + up to the present.
    * desde + Expresión Temporal + hasta hoy día = from + Expresión Temporal + up to the present day.
    * desde + Fecha + hasta ahora = from + Fecha + to the present.
    * desde + Fecha/Lugar + en adelante = from + Fecha/Lugar + onward(s).
    * desde fuera = from the outside.
    * desde hace algún tiempo = for some time past, for days.
    * desde hace años = over the years, for years past, for years.
    * desde hace la tira (de tiempo) = for yonks, for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace muchísimo tiempo = in ages (and ages and ages).
    * desde hace muchos años = for years.
    * desde hace mucho tiempo = for ages, long-time [longtime], far back in time, for a long time, long since, in ages (and ages and ages).
    * desde hace siglos = for yonks, for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace tanto tiempo = so long.
    * desde hace tiempo = long [longer -comp., longest -sup.], over the years, for a long time, long since, for some time.
    * desde hace un montonazo de tiempo = for yonks and yonks.
    * desde hace un montón de tiempo = for yonks.
    * desde hace un par de + Tiempo = in these past couple of + Tiempo.
    * desde hace varios años + Presente = for several years + Pretérito Perfecto.
    * desde hace ya algún tiempo = for some time now.
    * desde hace ya años = for years now.
    * desde... hasta... = from... through..., during the period + Período de Tiempo, from... right across....
    * desde hoy en adelante = as from today.
    * desde la antigüedad = since ancient times.
    * desde la cabeza hasta los pies = head to toe, from head to toe, from head to foot.
    * desde la época de/cuando = since the days of/when.
    * desde la época prehistórica = since prehistoric times.
    * desde la mañana a la noche = from morning to night.
    * desde la perspectiva de = in light of.
    * desde la prehistoria = since prehistoric times.
    * desde lejos = from a distance, from afar.
    * desde los comienzos = from an early stage.
    * desde los primeros tiempos = since the earliest of times, from earliest times.
    * desde los viejos tiempos = since olden times.
    * desde mi punto de vista = in my opinion, in my view, in my books.
    * desde mitad de + Expresión Temporal + en adelante = from the mid + Expresión Temporal + onwards.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * desde muy lejos = from afar.
    * desde..., pasando por..., hasta... = from..., through..., to....
    * desde + perspectiva = against + backdrop.
    * desde principio a fin = throughout.
    * desde principios de siglo = since the turn of the century, from the turn of the century.
    * desde + punto de vista = against + backdrop.
    * desde que el mundo es mundo = from the beginning of time, since the beginning of time, since time began.
    * desde su época = since + Posesivo + day.
    * desde su origen = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde sus comienzos = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception.
    * desde tiempo inmemorial = since earliest time, since time immemorial, from time immemorial, since time out of mind, from time out of mind.
    * desde tiempos prehistóricos = since prehistoric times.
    * desde todos los puntos de vista = in every sense.
    * desde una perspectiva + Adjetivo = along + Adjetivo + line.
    * desde un extremo... al otro = from one end... to the other.
    * desde un punto de vista académico = academically.
    * desde un punto de vista antropológico = anthropologically.
    * desde un punto de vista clínico = medically, medically.
    * desde un punto de vista clínico = clinically.
    * desde un punto de vista cognitivo = cognitively.
    * desde un punto de vista crítico = judgmentally [judgementally], with a critical eye, critically.
    * desde un punto de vista cultural = culturally.
    * desde un punto de vista ecológico = ecologically.
    * desde un punto de vista económico = economically, monetarily.
    * desde un punto de vista estético = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA].
    * desde un punto de vista estrictamente técnico = technically speaking.
    * desde un punto de vista étnico = ethnically.
    * desde un punto de vista filosófico = philosophically.
    * desde un punto de vista general = in a broad sense.
    * desde un punto de vista histórico = historically.
    * desde un punto de vista más amplio = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista más general = in a broader sense.
    * desde un punto de vista médico = medically, medically.
    * desde un punto de vista medioambiental = environmentally.
    * desde un punto de vista monetario = monetarily.
    * desde un punto de vista morfológico = morphologically.
    * desde un punto de vista operativo = operationally.
    * desde un punto de vista racista = racially + Adjetivo.
    * desde un punto de vista religioso = religiously.
    * desde un punto de vista socioeconómico = socioeconomically.
    * desde un punto de vista técnico = technically.
    * desde un punto vista ético = ethically.
    * existir desde hace años = be around for years.
    * nada más y nada menos que desde + Expresión Temporal = from as far back as + Expresión Temporal.
    * olvidado desde hace tiempo = long forgotten.

    * * *
    desde entonces/desde que se casó no lo he vuelto a ver I haven't seen him again since then/since he got married
    estamos aquí desde el mes pasado we've been here since last month
    ¿desde cuándo trabajas aquí? how long have you been working here?
    ¿desde cuándo te gustan los mejillones? — ¡desde siempre! since when have you liked mussels? — I've always liked them!
    ¿desde cuándo hay que hacerlo así? — desde ahora when do we have to start doing it that way? — as from now
    desde niño había sido muy ambicioso he had been very ambitious ever since he was a child
    desde el primer momento or un principio right from the start o the outset
    no los veo desde hace meses I haven't seen them for months
    estaba enfermo desde hacía un año he had been ill for a year
    desde que + SUBJ
    ( liter): desde que llegara a ese país since the day that she arrived in that country
    desde que aprendiera a escribir since the time I learned to write
    DESDE … HASTA:
    estará abierto desde el 15 hasta el 30 it will be open from the 15th to o till o until the 30th
    desde que llegó hasta que se fue from the time she arrived to the time she left
    desde ya ya1 adv C. (↑ ya (1))
    les mandé una postal desde Dublín I sent them a postcard from Dublin
    lo vi desde la ventana I saw him from the window
    ¿desde dónde tengo que leer? where do I have to read from?
    desde mi punto de vista from my point of view
    nosotros, desde aquí, intentaremos hacer lo que podamos we'll do what we can here o from this end o from our end
    DESDE … HASTA … FROM … TO …
    desde la página 12 hasta la 20 from page 12 to o as far as o up to page 20
    C (en escalas, jerarquías) from
    blusas desde 12 euros blouses from 12 euros
    DESDE … HASTA … FROM … TO …
    todos, desde los trabajadores hasta los empresarios, … everyone, from the workers (up) to the management, …
    desde el director hasta el último empleado de la compañía from the director (down) to the lowest employee in the company
    temas que van desde la reforma penal hasta la crisis económica subjects ranging from penal reform to the economic crisis
    D
    desde luego luego1 adv E. (↑ luego (1))
    * * *

     

    desde preposición
    1 ( en el tiempo) since;
    desde entonces/desde que se casó since then/since he got married;

    ¿desde cuándo trabajas aquí? how long have you been working here?;
    desde el primer momento right from the start;
    no los veo desde hace meses I haven't seen them for months;
    desde el 15 hasta el 30 from the 15th to o until the 30th
    2 ( en el espacio) from;
    desde aquí/allá from here/there;

    ¿desde dónde tengo que leer? where do I have to read from?;
    desde la página 12 hasta la 20 from page 12 (up) to page 20
    3 (en escalas, jerarquías) from;

    desde
    I preposición
    1 (punto en que comienza a contarse el tiempo) since: estuvo allí desde el jueves hasta el lunes, she was there from Thursday until Monday
    no he hablado con él desde hace meses, I haven't talked to him for months
    ¿desde cuándo lo sabes?, how long have you known?
    desde que María me lo dijo, ever since Maria told me
    desde ayer, since yesterday
    desde esta mañana, from this morning on
    2 (punto en que comienza a contarse una distancia o se señala una perspectiva) from
    desde aquí, from here
    desde la ventana, from the window
    figurado habla desde la ignorancia, he speaks out from ignorance
    ♦ Locuciones: desde luego, of course
    desde siempre, always
    ' desde' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abandonarse
    - arriba
    - borrasca
    - caer
    - cuándo
    - desarrollar
    - doblarse
    - donde
    - ermitaña
    - ermitaño
    - españolizar
    - ir
    - gritar
    - judoka
    - lloro
    - llover
    - lozana
    - lozano
    - luego
    - mendicidad
    - mustia
    - mustio
    - nos
    - residir
    - risa
    - robar
    - rondar
    - siempre
    - tarde
    - ver
    - vivir
    - yudoka
    - abajo
    - antiguo
    - arrastrar
    - bombardear
    - bombardeo
    - descender
    - descenso
    - dominar
    - exterior
    - mejor
    - memoria
    - mirar
    - pie
    - razón
    - retroactivo
    - saber
    - ser
    - simpatizar
    English:
    absolutely
    - all
    - approach
    - arouse
    - back up
    - beginning
    - blow
    - burning
    - can
    - carry
    - certainly
    - conception
    - ease off
    - ease up
    - educationally
    - elapse
    - explode
    - first
    - for
    - from
    - go
    - gorgeous
    - grandstand
    - hear of
    - hence
    - inherent
    - jump down
    - kerb-crawl
    - kerb-crawling
    - know
    - listen
    - look down
    - lost
    - mainland
    - off
    - ought
    - outset
    - outside
    - pass down
    - perspective
    - range
    - respect
    - scene
    - see
    - since
    - spectacular
    - splendid
    - standing
    - talk down
    - then
    * * *
    prep
    1. [indica tiempo] since;
    no lo veo desde el mes pasado/desde ayer I haven't seen him since last month/since yesterday;
    desde aquel día, nada volvió a ser igual from that day on, things were never the same again;
    desde ahora from now on;
    ¿desde cuándo? since when?;
    ¿desde cuándo se conocen? how long o since when have you known each other?;
    ¿desde cuándo no hay que llamar para entrar? since when has it been all right to come in without knocking?;
    desde entonces since then;
    no la veo desde hace un año I haven't seen her for a year, it's a year since I last saw her;
    desde hace dos días no come she hasn't eaten for two days;
    ¿desde cuánto hace que no come? how long has she not been eating?;
    desde hace mucho/un mes for ages/a month;
    trabaja para ellos desde hace poco she recently started working for them;
    te espero desde hace más de una hora I've been waiting for you for more than an hour;
    Fam
    ¡desde hace que no la veo! [en tono enfático] I haven't seen her for AGES!;
    desde… hasta… from… until…;
    desde el lunes hasta el viernes from Monday Br till o US through Friday;
    desde el 1 hasta el 15 de septiembre from 1 to 15 September;
    desde niño o [m5] desde pequeño me enseñaron a dar las gracias I was brought up to say thank you to people from an early age;
    desde el principio supe que no iba a salir bien I knew from the very beginning o from the word go it wasn't going to turn out well;
    desde que since;
    desde que la vi en el teatro, no he vuelto a saber nada de ella I haven't heard from her since (the day) I saw her at the theatre;
    desde que murió mi madre since my mother died;
    desde ya [inmediatamente] right now;
    ponte a ordenar esta habitación desde ya start tidying this room this instant
    2. [indica espacio] from;
    desde mi ventana se ve el puerto you can see the harbour from my window;
    vinieron a vernos desde Santiago they came from Santiago to visit us;
    ¿desde dónde nos disparan? where are they shooting at us from?;
    desde arriba/abajo from above/below;
    visto desde arriba, parece más grande seen from above, it looks bigger;
    se ve desde lejos it can be seen from a long way away;
    desde… hasta… from… to…;
    desde aquí hasta el centro from here to the centre;
    desde un punto de vista jurídico… from a legal point of view…;
    afrontemos el proceso de paz desde la democracia y el respeto let us enter the peace process in a spirit of democracy and respect
    3. [indica cantidad mínima] from;
    desde 10.000 euros from 10,000 euros
    4. [indica lo que se abarca]
    desde… hasta… from… to…;
    se encargan de todo, desde el viaje hasta el alojamiento they take care of everything, from the travel arrangements to the accommodation;
    sabe hacer de todo, desde cambiar un fusible hasta arreglar una moto she can do all sorts of things, from changing a fuse to repairing a motorbike
    desde luego loc adv
    1. [por supuesto]
    ¡desde luego (que sí)! of course!;
    ¡desde luego que me gusta! of course I like it!;
    ¡desde luego que no os ayudaré! no way am I going to help you!, I'm certainly not going to help you!
    2. [en tono de reproche]
    ¡desde luego! for goodness' sake!;
    ¡desde luego! ¡no te creía capaz de una cosa así! I certainly didn't think you were capable of something like this!;
    ¡desde luego, tienes cada idea! you really come out with some funny ideas!
    * * *
    prp
    1 en el tiempo since;
    desde 1993 since 1993;
    desde que since;
    desde hace tres días for three days;
    desde hace mucho/poco for a long/short time;
    desde mañana from tomorrow;
    desde ya Rpl right away
    2 en el espacio from;
    desde arriba/abajo from above/below;
    te veo desde aquí I can see you from here
    3 en escala from;
    desde … hasta … from … to …
    4
    :
    desde luego of course
    * * *
    desde prep
    1) : from
    2) : since
    3)
    desde ahora : from now on
    4)
    desde entonces : since then
    5)
    desde hace : for, since (a time)
    ha estado nevando desde hace dos días: it's been snowing for two days
    6)
    desde luego : of course
    7)
    desde que : since, ever since
    8)
    desde ya : right now, immediately
    * * *
    desde prep
    1. (lugar, cantidad) from
    desde... hasta from... to
    desde entonces since then / from then on
    ¿desde cuándo? how long?
    ¿desde cuándo pasas las vacaciones aquí? how long have you been coming here on holiday?

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde

  • 8 desde su origen

    = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception
    Ex. From their inception CD-ROM and OPACs have been designed for the end-user.
    Ex. OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.
    * * *
    = from + its/their + inception, since + its/their + inception

    Ex: From their inception CD-ROM and OPACs have been designed for the end-user.

    Ex: OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde su origen

  • 9 desde sus comienzos

    = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception
    Ex. From their inception CD-ROM and OPACs have been designed for the end-user.
    Ex. The article examines the history of the British National Bibliography from its beginnings in 1950 to 1991.
    Ex. The article details the history of the development of the Internet since its beginnings as a network to provide support of military research in 1960.
    Ex. OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.
    * * *
    = from + its/their + inception, from + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + beginnings, since + its/their + inception

    Ex: From their inception CD-ROM and OPACs have been designed for the end-user.

    Ex: The article examines the history of the British National Bibliography from its beginnings in 1950 to 1991.
    Ex: The article details the history of the development of the Internet since its beginnings as a network to provide support of military research in 1960.
    Ex: OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde sus comienzos

  • 10 esgrimir un argumento

    (v.) = put forward + argument
    Ex. Focusing on historical/genealogical holdings, an argument is put forward for the inception of special collections.
    * * *
    (v.) = put forward + argument

    Ex: Focusing on historical/genealogical holdings, an argument is put forward for the inception of special collections.

    Spanish-English dictionary > esgrimir un argumento

  • 11 excusa

    f.
    1 excuse (pretexto, motivo).
    2 apology.
    presentó sus excusas he apologized
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: excusar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: excusar.
    * * *
    1 (pretexto) excuse
    2 (disculpa) excuse, apology
    \
    dar excusas to make excuses
    ofrecer sus excusas / presentar sus excusas to apologize
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    presentar sus excusas — to make one's excuses, excuse o.s.

    * * *
    a) ( pretexto) excuse
    b) excusas femenino plural ( disculpas) apologies (pl)

    presentó sus excusas — (frml) he made his apologies

    * * *
    = excuse, apology, false pretence, pretence [pretense, -USA].
    Ex. The excuse for this is to allow a clerk to easily make a title entry for it.
    Ex. I shall not quickly forget being halted in full flight by the explosive entrance of a lecturer who, without pause for reflection or apology, set about an unfortunate student for not being at a tutorial.
    Ex. That is what he does now, only now there is a lot of palaver and humbug and pretense of deliberation, which the bill proposes to continue, but which everybody can see would be a false pretense.
    Ex. Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
    ----
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * dar una excusa = give + excuse.
    * excusa justificada = justified excuse.
    * excusa muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * excusa poco convincente = lame excuse.
    * excusas = alibi.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * * *
    a) ( pretexto) excuse
    b) excusas femenino plural ( disculpas) apologies (pl)

    presentó sus excusas — (frml) he made his apologies

    * * *
    = excuse, apology, false pretence, pretence [pretense, -USA].

    Ex: The excuse for this is to allow a clerk to easily make a title entry for it.

    Ex: I shall not quickly forget being halted in full flight by the explosive entrance of a lecturer who, without pause for reflection or apology, set about an unfortunate student for not being at a tutorial.
    Ex: That is what he does now, only now there is a lot of palaver and humbug and pretense of deliberation, which the bill proposes to continue, but which everybody can see would be a false pretense.
    Ex: Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * dar una excusa = give + excuse.
    * excusa justificada = justified excuse.
    * excusa muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * excusa poco convincente = lame excuse.
    * excusas = alibi.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.

    * * *
    1 (pretexto) excuse
    me inventé una excusa para no ir I made up an excuse not to go
    2 excusas fpl (disculpas) apologies (pl)
    presentó sus excusas ( frml); he made his apologies
    * * *

     

    Del verbo excusar: ( conjugate excusar)

    excusa es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    excusa    
    excusar
    excusa sustantivo femenino

    b)

    excusas sustantivo femenino plural ( disculpas) apologies (pl)

    excusar ( conjugate excusar) verbo transitivo

    b) ( eximir) excusa a algn de algo/hacer algo to excuse sb (from) sth/doing sth

    excusarse verbo pronominal (frml)


    excusa sustantivo femenino (pretexto) excuse: a ver con qué excusa viene esta vez, let's see what his excuse is this time
    (disculpa) apology: eso no tiene excusa, there's no excuse for that
    le presento mis excusas por llegar tan tarde, I apologize for arriving so late
    excusar verbo transitivo (disculpar) to excuse
    ' excusa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acogerse
    - desmontar
    - historiada
    - historiado
    - inventar
    - pero
    - plausible
    - socorrida
    - socorrido
    - admisible
    - amañar
    - burdo
    - cuento
    - débil
    - tonto
    - tragar
    - verosímil
    English:
    apology
    - cast-iron
    - concoct
    - excuse
    - familiar
    - flimsy
    - lame
    - paltry
    - plead
    - pretence
    - pretense
    - pretext
    - serve up
    - square
    - water
    - other
    - pathetic
    * * *
    excusa nf
    1. [pretexto, motivo] excuse;
    eso no es excusa para que se peleen that's no excuse for them to start fighting;
    que mintieras a tu hermano no tiene excusa there's no excuse for you lying to your brother;
    no busques más excusas don't keep trying to find excuses;
    ¡nada de excusas! no excuses!
    2. [petición de perdón] apology;
    presentó sus excusas [en persona] he apologized;
    [a distancia] he sent his apologies
    * * *
    f
    1 excuse
    2
    :
    excusas pl apologies
    * * *
    excusa nf
    1) pretexto: excuse
    2) disculpa: apology
    * * *
    excusa n excuse

    Spanish-English dictionary > excusa

  • 12 fingimiento

    m.
    1 pretense.
    2 feigning, play-acting, dissimulation, disguising.
    3 pose, dissemblance, act, show.
    4 affectedness.
    * * *
    1 pretence (US pretense), simulation
    * * *
    SM pretence, pretense (EEUU), feigning
    * * *
    = pretence [pretense, -USA], dissimulation, dissembling.
    Ex. Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.
    Ex. In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex. The report did not directly accuse them of lying, but used more nuanced terms such as 'mendacity' and ' dissembling'.
    * * *
    = pretence [pretense, -USA], dissimulation, dissembling.

    Ex: Automated cataloging support systems, with any pretense to sophistication, did not begin to appear until the inception of the LC/MARC II (Library of Congress/Machine-Readable Cataloging) project in late 1967.

    Ex: In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex: The report did not directly accuse them of lying, but used more nuanced terms such as 'mendacity' and ' dissembling'.

    * * *
    pretense*
    * * *
    pretence;
    su enfado es puro fingimiento he's only pretending to be angry
    * * *
    m pretense, Br
    pretence
    * * *
    : pretense

    Spanish-English dictionary > fingimiento

  • 13 formular un argumento

    (v.) = advance + argument, put forward + argument
    Ex. The argument advanced in the preface to Sears eleventh edition is that 'Specificity is relative, and depends on the size of the library, the nature of its collection, its function, and its patrons'.
    Ex. Focusing on historical/genealogical holdings, an argument is put forward for the inception of special collections.
    * * *
    (v.) = advance + argument, put forward + argument

    Ex: The argument advanced in the preface to Sears eleventh edition is that 'Specificity is relative, and depends on the size of the library, the nature of its collection, its function, and its patrons'.

    Ex: Focusing on historical/genealogical holdings, an argument is put forward for the inception of special collections.

    Spanish-English dictionary > formular un argumento

  • 14 fracaso

    m.
    failure.
    un rotundo fracaso an outright failure
    todo fue un fracaso the whole thing was a disaster
    el fracaso escolar educational failure, poor performance at school
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: fracasar.
    * * *
    1 failure
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *

    la reforma está condenada al fracaso — the reform is doomed to failure, the reform is destined to fail

    ¡es un fracaso! — he's a disaster!

    * * *
    masculino failure

    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

    * * *
    = flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.
    Ex. And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
    Ex. 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
    Ex. Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
    Ex. The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex. The show was a real flake out.
    Ex. The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex. Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
    Ex. It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
    ----
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
    * camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
    * éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
    * fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
    * fracaso escolar = school failure.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * fracaso total = complete failure.
    * fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
    * predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
    * ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
    * significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
    * traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
    * traer fracaso = spell + failure.
    * * *
    masculino failure

    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

    * * *
    = flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.

    Ex: And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.

    Ex: DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
    Ex: 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
    Ex: Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
    Ex: The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex: The show was a real flake out.
    Ex: The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex: Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
    Ex: It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
    * camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
    * éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
    * fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
    * fracaso escolar = school failure.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * fracaso total = complete failure.
    * fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
    * predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
    * ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
    * significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
    * traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
    * traer fracaso = spell + failure.

    * * *
    1 (acción) failure
    ha sufrido or tenido varios fracasos profesionales she has had several failures in her work
    el proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso the project was destined to fail o doomed to failure
    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental a disappointment in love
    un fracaso rotundo a complete failure
    2 (obra, persona) failure
    su última película fue un fracaso her last movie was a failure o ( colloq) flop, her last movie bombed ( AmE colloq)
    como profesor es un fracaso he's a disaster o failure as a teacher, he's a hopeless teacher
    * * *

     

    Del verbo fracasar: ( conjugate fracasar)

    fracaso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    fracasó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    fracasar    
    fracaso
    fracasar ( conjugate fracasar) verbo intransitivo
    to fail
    fracaso sustantivo masculino
    failure
    fracasar verbo intransitivo to fail
    fracaso sustantivo masculino failure: el despegue del cohete fue un fracaso, the rocket lift-off was a failure
    ' fracaso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    derrota
    - estrepitosa
    - estrepitoso
    - responsabilizar
    - sed
    - sentenciar
    - servir
    - contundente
    - destinado
    - naufragio
    - rotundo
    English:
    bomb
    - defeat
    - dismal
    - failure
    - flop
    - mainly
    - no-win
    - resounding
    - unmitigated
    - unqualified
    - washout
    - break
    - fiasco
    - why
    * * *
    1. [falta de éxito] failure;
    ha sufrido varios fracasos amorosos he has had a number of failed relationships;
    todo fue un fracaso it was a complete failure;
    la película fue un fracaso comercial the movie o Br film was a commercial failure o flop
    fracaso escolar school failure;
    el entorno familiar contribuye al fracaso escolar the family environment is a contributory factor to educational failure
    2. [persona] failure;
    como profesor es un fracaso as a teacher he's a failure, he's useless as a teacher
    * * *
    m failure
    * * *
    fiasco: failure
    * * *
    fracaso n failure

    Spanish-English dictionary > fracaso

  • 15 inicio

    m.
    start, beginning.
    el inicio de una enfermedad the onset of a disease
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: iniciar.
    * * *
    1 beginning, start
    * * *
    SM start, beginning
    * * *
    masculino beginning, start
    * * *
    = commencement, kick-off, startup [start-up], start.
    Ex. The development of the course since its commencement is reviewed, and the reasons for changes in the course structure are discussed.
    Ex. The cooperative venture 'StoryLines America' joins libraries and public radio in smash kick-off.
    Ex. This article presents some practical tips to help users of DIALOG's DIALOGLINK including buffer size, screen speed-up, startup short cuts, type-ahead buffer and use of DIALOGLING with other services.
    Ex. Olle is right, however, in implying that after a slow start interest in, and writing about, official publishing in Britain has increased dramatically in recent years.
    ----
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * en sus inicios = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en sus inicios, en ciernes = budding.
    * fecha de inicio = trigger date.
    * hora de inicio = trigger time, start time.
    * página de inicio = home page [homepage].
    * tecla de inicio = Home key.
    * tiempo de inicio = start time.
    * * *
    masculino beginning, start
    * * *
    = commencement, kick-off, startup [start-up], start.

    Ex: The development of the course since its commencement is reviewed, and the reasons for changes in the course structure are discussed.

    Ex: The cooperative venture 'StoryLines America' joins libraries and public radio in smash kick-off.
    Ex: This article presents some practical tips to help users of DIALOG's DIALOGLINK including buffer size, screen speed-up, startup short cuts, type-ahead buffer and use of DIALOGLING with other services.
    Ex: Olle is right, however, in implying that after a slow start interest in, and writing about, official publishing in Britain has increased dramatically in recent years.
    * al inicio = at startup.
    * en sus inicios = in + Posesivo + infancy.
    * en sus inicios, en ciernes = budding.
    * fecha de inicio = trigger date.
    * hora de inicio = trigger time, start time.
    * página de inicio = home page [homepage].
    * tecla de inicio = Home key.
    * tiempo de inicio = start time.

    * * *
    beginning, start, commencement ( frml)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo iniciar: ( conjugate iniciar)

    inicio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    inició es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    iniciar    
    inicio
    iniciar ( conjugate iniciar) verbo transitivo
    a) (frml) ‹curso/viaje to begin, commence (frml);

    negociaciones/diligencias to initiate, commence (frml)
    b) inicio a algn en algo ‹ en secta› to initiate sb into sth;

    en un arte› to introduce sb to sth
    iniciarse verbo pronominal
    1 [ceremonia/negociaciones] to begin, commence (frml)
    2 [ persona] iniciose en algo ‹ en secta› to be initiated into sth;
    en un arte› to take one's first steps in sth
    inicio sustantivo masculino
    beginning, start
    iniciar verbo transitivo
    1 (dar comienzo) to begin, start; (poner en marcha) to initiate
    iniciar el proceso de paz, to initiate the peace process ➣ Ver nota en begin y start 2 (impartir los primeros conocimientos) to initiate [en, in, into]
    (introducir en un grupo, un secreto) to initiate [en, into]
    inicio sustantivo masculino beginning, start
    ' inicio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arranque
    - coger
    - despegue
    - nacimiento
    - sembrar
    - suerte
    - umbral
    English:
    beginning
    - chapter
    - initiation
    - inception
    - kick
    * * *
    inicio nm
    start, beginning
    * * *
    m start, beginning;
    estar todavía en los inicios be still in the early stages;
    * * *
    inicio nm
    comienzo: beginning
    * * *
    inicio n beginning

    Spanish-English dictionary > inicio

  • 16 ininterrumpidamente

    adv.
    1 uninterruptedly; continuously.
    2 uninterruptedly, continuously.
    * * *
    ADV (=continuamente) continuously, without a break; (=a un ritmo constante) steadily; (=sin interrupción) uninterruptedly
    * * *
    adverbio < trabajar> without a break; <llover/hablar/llorar> nonstop
    * * *
    = uninterruptedly, round the clock, ongoingly.
    Ex. Undirected reading includes what used to be called 'silent reading,' when children are required to read uninterruptedly to themselves from a book, usually of their own choice.
    Ex. The National Institute of Nutrition has a library which operates round the clock for students and research workers.
    Ex. The United Nations Library at Geneva was actively involved in both organizations since their inception, and ongoingly for many years.
    * * *
    adverbio < trabajar> without a break; <llover/hablar/llorar> nonstop
    * * *
    = uninterruptedly, round the clock, ongoingly.

    Ex: Undirected reading includes what used to be called 'silent reading,' when children are required to read uninterruptedly to themselves from a book, usually of their own choice.

    Ex: The National Institute of Nutrition has a library which operates round the clock for students and research workers.
    Ex: The United Nations Library at Geneva was actively involved in both organizations since their inception, and ongoingly for many years.

    * * *
    ‹trabajar/estudiar› without a break; ‹llover/hablar/llorar› nonstop
    trabajaron ininterrumpidamente hasta las siete they worked through till seven without a break o without stopping
    ha llovido ininterrumpidamente todo el día it has rained nonstop all day, it hasn't stopped raining all day
    * * *
    uninterruptedly, continuously;
    corrió durante siete horas ininterrumpidamente she ran without stopping for seven hours;
    nevó ininterrumpidamente durante una semana it snowed non-stop o uninterruptedly for a week;
    el servicio funciona ininterrumpidamente 24 horas al día the service operates continuously o non-stop, twenty-four hours a day

    Spanish-English dictionary > ininterrumpidamente

  • 17 institución compuesta de miembros

    Ex. OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.
    * * *

    Ex: OCLC, as a membership organization, has, since its inception, sought advice from its members, or had advice thrust upon it.

    Spanish-English dictionary > institución compuesta de miembros

  • 18 mundo de la mafia, el

    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the
    Ex. This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.
    Ex. From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo de la mafia, el

  • 19 mundo del hampa

    Ex. Dickens's own outrage over the conditions of the poor in Britian conflicted with his revulsion at the criminal underworld & his fear of popular insurgence.
    * * *
    el mundo del hampa
    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the

    Ex: This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.

    Ex: From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Ex: Dickens's own outrage over the conditions of the poor in Britian conflicted with his revulsion at the criminal underworld & his fear of popular insurgence.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo del hampa

  • 20 mundo del hampa, el

    (n.) = criminal scene, the, criminal world, the
    Ex. This is but a myth used instrumentally by delinquents to establish a position on the criminal scene -- as doorkeepers, bodyguards, money collectors or other so-called 'specialists in violence'.
    Ex. From its inception, 'Sanctuary', William Faulkner's novel of a young co-ed initiated through rape and murder into the criminal world was controversial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mundo del hampa, el

См. также в других словарях:

  • Inception — Logo du film. Données clés Titre québécois Origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Inception — El reparto de Inception en la premiere de julio de 2010 presentada por Josh Berger. De izquierda a derecha Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe …   Wikipedia Español

  • inception — in‧cep‧tion [ɪnˈsepʆn] noun [singular] COMMERCE 1. the start of a business, organization etc: • Since its inception in 1965, Medicare has based the payments it makes for each claim on what individual doctors charge. 2. the date on which an… …   Financial and business terms

  • inception — I noun beginning, birth, commencement, dawn, debut, derivation, embarkation, exordium, genesis, inauguration, inception, inchoation, incipience, incipiency, initiation, initium, onset, opening, origin, origination, outbreak, outset, rise, source …   Law dictionary

  • Inception — In*cep tion, n. [L. inceptio, fr. incipere to begin; pref. in in + capere to take. See {Capable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Beginning; commencement; initiation. Bacon. [1913 Webster] Marked with vivacity of inception, apathy of progress, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inception — (n.) early 15c., beginning, starting, from M.Fr. incepcion and directly from L. inceptionem (nom. inceptio) a beginning, undertaking, noun of action from pp. stem of incipere begin, take in hand, from in in, on (see IN (Cf. in ) (2)) + cipere… …   Etymology dictionary

  • inception — *origin, source, root, provenance, provenience Analogous words: beginning, commencement, starting or start, initia tion, inauguration (see corresponding verbs at BEGIN): rising or rise, origination, derivation (see corresponding verbs at SPRING)… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • inception — [n] beginning birth, commencement, dawn, derivation, fountain, inauguration, initiation, kickoff, origin, outset, provenance, provenience, rise, root, source, start, well, wellspring; concepts 648,832 Ant. conclusion, end, ending, finish …   New thesaurus

  • inception — ► NOUN ▪ the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity. ORIGIN Latin, from incipere begin …   English terms dictionary

  • inception — [in sep′shən] n. [L inceptio < inceptus, pp. of incipere: see INCIPIENT] the beginning of something; start; commencement SYN. ORIGIN …   English World dictionary

  • Inception — For other uses, see Inception (disambiguation). Inception …   Wikipedia

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