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  • 1 contrario

    adj.
    1 contrary, opposite, adverse, opposed.
    2 contrary, negative, antagonistic, antipathetic.
    m.
    1 opposite, antithesis, reverse, converse.
    2 opponent, adversary, enemy, rival.
    * * *
    1 (opuesto) contrary, opposite
    2 (perjudicial) harmful (a, to), bad (a, for)
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 opponent, adversary, rival
    \
    al contrario on the contrary
    de lo contrario otherwise
    en dirección contraria in the wrong direction
    llevar la contraria a alguien to oppose somebody
    por el contrario on the contrary
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite
    la parte contraria DERECHO the opponent 2 (en deportes) the opposing team
    * * *
    (f. - contraria)
    adj.
    contrary, opposite
    * * *
    contrario, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=rival) [partido, equipo] opposing
    2) (=opuesto) [extremo, efecto, significado, sexo] opposite

    se mostraron contrarios al acuerdo — they came out against the agreement, they were opposed to the agreement

    dirección contraria, tomamos la dirección contraria — we went in the opposite direction

    intereses contrarios — conflicting o opposing interests

    pie contrario, se puso el zapato en el pie contrario — she put her shoe on the wrong foot

    sentido contrario, un coche que venía en sentido contrario — a car coming in the opposite direction

    viento contrario — headwind

    caso 1), b)
    3) [en locuciones]

    al contrario — on the contrary, quite the opposite

    no me disgusta la idea, al contrario, me encanta — I don't dislike the idea, on the contrary o quite the opposite, I think it would be wonderful

    -¿te aburres? -¡que va, al contrario! — "are you bored?" - "no way, quite the opposite!"

    antes al contrario, muy al contrario — frm on the contrary

    al contrario de, todo salió al contrario de lo previsto — everything turned out the opposite of what we expected

    al contrario de lo que creíamos, hizo muy buen tiempo — contrary to what we thought, the weather turned out very nice

    siempre va al contrario de todo el mundo — she always has to be different to everyone else, she always does the opposite to everyone else

    al contrario que o de ella, yo no estoy dispuesto a aguantar — unlike her, I'm not willing to put up with it

    lo contrario, ¿qué es lo contrario de alto? — what is the opposite of tall?

    soy inocente, hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario — I am innocent until proven otherwise

    de lo contrario — otherwise, or else

    salga o, de lo contrario, llamaré a la policía — please leave, otherwise o or else I'll call the police

    por el contrario, los inviernos, por el contrario, son muy fríos — the winters, on the other hand o on the contrary, are very cold

    parece ir todo bien, y por el contrario, la situación es muy complicada — it all appears to be going well, when in fact the situation is rather difficult

    todo lo contrario — quite the opposite, quite the reverse

    -¿es feo? -no, todo lo contrario — "is he ugly?" - "no, quite the opposite o reverse"

    no hay descenso de precios, sino todo lo contrario — prices are not going down, quite the opposite o reverse, in fact

    2.
    SM / F opponent
    3.
    SM (=opuesto) opposite

    ¿cuál es el contrario del negro? — what is the opposite of black?

    4.
    SF

    llevar la contraria —

    ¿por qué siempre tienes que llevar la contraria? — why do you always have to be so contrary?

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    I
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( opuesto) <opiniones/intereses> conflicting; < dirección> opposite

    contrario a algo: mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you; soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am against the use of violence; se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea; sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests; contrario a lo que se esperaba... contrary to expectations,...; en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise (AmE), anticlockwise (BrE); el coche venía en sentido contrario — ( por el otro carril) the car was coming in the opposite direction; ( por el mismo carril) the car was coming straight at us

    2) ( adversario) < equipo> opposing; < bando> opposite

    la parte contraria — (Der) the opposing party

    al contrario de: al contrario de su hermano... unlike his brother,...; al contrario de lo que esperábamos,... contrary to (our) expectations,...; todo salió al contrario de como lo planearon it turned out just the opposite to what they had planned; de lo contrario or else, otherwise; por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate; pensé que era rico - por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich - on the contrary o far from it, he doesn't have a penny; todo lo contrario quite the opposite; llevar la contraria: él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he always has to take the opposite view; llevarle la contraria a alguien — to contradict somebody

    II
    - ria masculino, femenino opponent
    * * *
    = contrary, opposing, inimical, antipathetic, opposite, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, reverse, objector.
    Ex. Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex. Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex. Objectors to a major wind farm plan say developers have exaggerated its green benefits.
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    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary.
    * de lo contrario = if not, otherwise.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * en sentido contrario = to the contrary.
    * en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj = counterclockwise, anti-clockwise.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * justamente todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * justamente todo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * justo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * por el contrario = by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * ser contrario a = be contrary to, be hostile to.
    * todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse, in marked contrast.
    * viento contrario = headwind.
    * * *
    I
    - ria adjetivo
    1) ( opuesto) <opiniones/intereses> conflicting; < dirección> opposite

    contrario a algo: mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you; soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am against the use of violence; se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea; sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests; contrario a lo que se esperaba... contrary to expectations,...; en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise (AmE), anticlockwise (BrE); el coche venía en sentido contrario — ( por el otro carril) the car was coming in the opposite direction; ( por el mismo carril) the car was coming straight at us

    2) ( adversario) < equipo> opposing; < bando> opposite

    la parte contraria — (Der) the opposing party

    al contrario de: al contrario de su hermano... unlike his brother,...; al contrario de lo que esperábamos,... contrary to (our) expectations,...; todo salió al contrario de como lo planearon it turned out just the opposite to what they had planned; de lo contrario or else, otherwise; por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate; pensé que era rico - por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich - on the contrary o far from it, he doesn't have a penny; todo lo contrario quite the opposite; llevar la contraria: él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he always has to take the opposite view; llevarle la contraria a alguien — to contradict somebody

    II
    - ria masculino, femenino opponent
    * * *
    = contrary, opposing, inimical, antipathetic, opposite, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, reverse, objector.

    Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.

    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex: Objectors to a major wind farm plan say developers have exaggerated its green benefits.
    * al contrario = vice versa, to the contrary, contrariwise, quite the opposite, quite the contrary.
    * de lo contrario = if not, otherwise.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * en sentido contrario = to the contrary.
    * en sentido contrario a las agujas del reloj = counterclockwise, anti-clockwise.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * justamente todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * justamente todo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * justo lo contrario de = quite the opposite of.
    * más bien todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * muy por el contrario = in marked contrast.
    * por el contrario = by contrast, conversely, however, in contrast, instead, on the contrary, by way of contrast, to the contrary, quite the opposite, by comparison, contrariwise, quite the contrary, quite the reverse.
    * ser contrario a = be contrary to, be hostile to.
    * todo lo contrario = quite the opposite, quite the contrary, quite the reverse, in marked contrast.
    * viento contrario = headwind.

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    A (opuesto) ‹opiniones/intereses› conflicting; ‹sentido/dirección› opposite
    palabras de significado contrario words with opposite meanings
    los vehículos iban en direcciones contrarias the vehicles were traveling in opposite directions
    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario, es inocente she is innocent until proven guilty
    contrario A algo:
    mi opinión es contraria a la suya I feel very differently to you, my opinion is quite the converse of yours ( frml)
    soy contrario al uso de la violencia I am opposed to o I am against the use of violence
    se manifestó contrario a la idea she expressed her opposition to the idea
    la propuesta es contraria a los intereses de la compañía the proposal is against o ( frml) contrary to the company's interests
    contrario a lo que se esperaba la operación fue un éxito contrary to expectations, the operation was a success
    en sentido contrario al de las agujas del reloj counterclockwise ( AmE), anticlockwise ( BrE)
    B (adversario) ‹equipo› opposing; ‹bando› opposite
    pasarse al bando contrario to change sides, join the opposition
    el defensa del equipo contrario estaba en fuera de juego the opposing team's o the other team's back was offside
    la parte contraria ( Der) the opponent
    C ( en locs):
    al contrario: no me opongo a que venga; al contrario, me parece una idea excelente I don't mind if he comes; on the contrary o quite the opposite o far from it, I think it's an excellent idea
    al contrario de su hermano, es negado para los deportes unlike his brother, he's useless at sport
    al contrario de lo que habíamos pensado, resultó ser agradabilísimo contrary to (our) expectations, he turned out to be very nice
    de lo contrario or else, otherwise
    por el contrario: en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate
    pensé que era rico — por el contrario, no tiene un peso I thought he was rich — on the contrary o far from it o quite the opposite, he doesn't have a penny
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite o reverse
    ¿te resultó aburrido? — todo lo contrario, lo encontré fascinante did you find it boring? — quite the opposite o quite the reverse o on the contrary, I found it fascinating
    ella es muy tímida pero el hermano es todo lo contrario she's very shy but her brother's quite the opposite o the complete opposite
    llevar la contraria: seguro que se opone, porque él siempre tiene que llevar la contraria he's sure to object, because he always has to take the opposite view
    le molesta sobremanera que le lleven la contraria she hates being o to be contradicted
    masculine, feminine
    opponent
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    Del verbo contrariar: ( conjugate contrariar)

    contrarío es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    contrarió es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    contrariar    
    contrario
    contrariar ( conjugate contrariar) verbo transitivo ( disgustar) to upset;
    ( enojar) to annoy
    contrario
    ◊ - ria adjetivo

    1 ( opuesto) ‹opiniones/intereses conflicting;
    dirección/lado opposite;
    equipo opposing;
    bando opposite;

    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario until proven otherwise;
    sería contrario a mis intereses it would be against o (frml) contrary to my interests;
    See Also→ sentido 2 4
    2 ( en locs)

    al contrario de su hermano … unlike his brother, …;
    de lo contrario or else, otherwise;
    por el contrario on the contrary;
    en el sur, por el contrario, el clima es seco the south, on the other hand, has a dry climate;
    todo lo contrario quite the opposite;
    llevarle la contraria a algn to contradict sb
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    opponent
    contrariar verbo transitivo
    1 (disgustar) to upset
    2 (contradecir) to go against
    contrario,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 opposite: otro coche venía en sentido contrario, another car was coming in the other direction
    no me cae mal, más bien todo lo contrario, I don't dislike him, quite the contrary
    2 (negativo, nocivo) contrary [a, to]
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino rival
    ♦ Locuciones: siempre lleva la contraria, he always argues
    al contrario/por el contrario, on the contrary
    de lo contrario, otherwise
    ' contrario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caso
    - contraria
    - decir
    - estar
    - irse
    - mientras
    - nunca
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - pulverizar
    - revés
    - soler
    - Tiro
    - campo
    - contramano
    - oponer
    - sentido
    English:
    adverse
    - against
    - agree
    - aloud
    - anticlimax
    - anticlockwise
    - antisocial
    - camp
    - contrary
    - counterclockwise
    - direction
    - headwind
    - lick
    - opposing
    - opposite
    - otherwise
    - perverse
    - reverse
    - unprofessional
    - wrong
    - counter
    - incline
    - irregular
    - quite
    * * *
    contrario, -a
    adj
    1. [opuesto] [dirección, sentido, idea] opposite;
    [opinión] contrary;
    soy contrario a las corridas de toros I'm opposed to bullfighting;
    mientras no se demuestre lo contrario, es inocente she's innocent until proved otherwise;
    de lo contrario otherwise;
    respeta a tu madre o de lo contrario tendrás que marcharte show your mother some respect, otherwise you'll have to go;
    todo lo contrario quite the contrary;
    ¿estás enfadado con él? – todo lo contrario, nos llevamos de maravilla are you angry with him? – quite the contrary o not at all, we get on extremely well;
    ella es muy tímida, yo soy todo lo contrario she's very shy, whereas I'm the total opposite
    2. [desfavorable, perjudicial]
    es contrario a nuestros intereses it goes against our interests;
    el abuso de la bebida es contrario a la salud drinking is bad for your health
    3. [rival] opposing;
    el equipo contrario no opuso resistencia the opposing team o opposition didn't put up much of a fight;
    el diputado se pasó al bando contrario the MP left his party and joined their political opponents, Br the MP crossed the floor of the House
    nm,f
    [rival] opponent
    nm
    [opuesto] opposite;
    gordo es el contrario de flaco fat is the opposite of thin
    al contrario loc adv
    on the contrary;
    al contrario de lo que le dijo a usted contrary to what he told you;
    no me disgusta, al contrario, me encanta I don't dislike it, quite the contrary in fact, I like it;
    al contrario de mi casa, la suya tiene calefacción central unlike my house, hers has central heating;
    no me importa, antes al contrario, estaré encantado de poder ayudar I don't mind, on the contrary o indeed I'll be delighted to be able to help
    por el contrario loc adv
    no queremos que se vaya, por el contrario, queremos que se quede we don't want her to go, on the contrary, we want her to stay;
    este modelo, por el contrario, consume muy poco this model, by contrast, uses very little;
    este año, por el contrario, no hemos tenido pérdidas this year, on the other hand, we haven't suffered any losses
    * * *
    I adj
    1 contrary; sentido opposite;
    al contrario, por el contrario on the contrary;
    todo lo contrario just the opposite;
    de lo contrario otherwise;
    ser contrario a algo be opposed to sth;
    2 equipo opposing
    II m, contraria f adversary, opponent
    * * *
    contrario, - ria adj
    1) : contrary, opposite
    al contrario: on the contrary
    2) : conflicting, opposed
    * * *
    contrario1 adj
    1. (equipo) opposing
    2. (dirección) opposite
    3. (persona) opposed
    1. (persona) opponent
    2. (palabra) opposite
    "alto" es el contrario de "bajo" "tall" is the opposite of "short"
    al contrario / por el contrario on the contrary

    Spanish-English dictionary > contrario

  • 2 desalentador

    adj.
    dispiriting, discouraging.
    * * *
    1 discouraging, disheartening
    * * *
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo disheartening, discouraging
    * * *
    = bleak, daunting, disappointing, discouraging, off-putting, disheartening, dismaying, grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dispiriting.
    Ex. The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.
    Ex. One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.
    Ex. The results obtained using this technique were somewhat disappointing, and led to a reappraisal of the approach.
    Ex. Several pages of entries under one keyword are very discouraging, especially if the titles give insufficient information for some documents to be rapidly rejected.
    Ex. Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex. This finding can be regarded as either disheartening or amazing according to one's own view of the function of a general bookshop.
    Ex. In such a rapidly developing field as online services, the birth and death rate of reference and selection tools is impressive but dismaying to those trying to stay abreast of new titles.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex. What is so dispiriting about this painting is that rather than being created in order to be challenging or even inspiring, it's intended only to be comforting.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo disheartening, discouraging
    * * *
    = bleak, daunting, disappointing, discouraging, off-putting, disheartening, dismaying, grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dispiriting.

    Ex: The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.

    Ex: One of the most daunting aspect of music cataloguing arises from the fact that music and music recordings have international value.
    Ex: The results obtained using this technique were somewhat disappointing, and led to a reappraisal of the approach.
    Ex: Several pages of entries under one keyword are very discouraging, especially if the titles give insufficient information for some documents to be rapidly rejected.
    Ex: Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex: This finding can be regarded as either disheartening or amazing according to one's own view of the function of a general bookshop.
    Ex: In such a rapidly developing field as online services, the birth and death rate of reference and selection tools is impressive but dismaying to those trying to stay abreast of new titles.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex: What is so dispiriting about this painting is that rather than being created in order to be challenging or even inspiring, it's intended only to be comforting.

    * * *
    disheartening, discouraging
    * * *

    desalentador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    disheartening, discouraging
    desalentador,-ora adjetivo discouraging, disheartening: el contenido de su carta era desalentador, the contents of the letter were discouraging

    ' desalentador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desalentadora
    English:
    daunting
    - discouraging
    - grim
    - off-putting
    - demoralizing
    - disheartening
    * * *
    desalentador, -ora adj
    discouraging, disheartening
    * * *
    adj disheartening

    Spanish-English dictionary > desalentador

  • 3 enemigo

    adj.
    enemy, hostile, adverse.
    m.
    enemy, foe.
    * * *
    1 enemy, hostile
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 enemy, foe
    \
    ser enemigo,-a de algo to be against something
    * * *
    (f. - enemiga)
    noun adj.
    * * *
    enemigo, -a
    1.
    ADJ enemy, hostile; (=poco amistoso) unfriendly
    2.
    SM / F [gen] enemy; (=adversario) foe, opponent

    enemigo infiltrado, enemigo interior — enemy within

    * * *
    I
    - ga adjetivo
    a) <tropas/soldados/país> enemy (before n)
    b)
    II
    - ga masculino, femenino enemy

    enemigo público número unopublic enemy number one

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    = adversary, detractor, enemy, foe.
    Ex. Intelligence means either an individual's analytical or reasoning abilities or information on an adversary.
    Ex. Mathilda Panopoulos, known as 'Tilly' to her friends and colleagues but usually styled 'Tilly the Hun' or just 'the Hun' by her detractors, is a native of Pritchard.
    Ex. Dust is an enemy of microcomputers as it is with any piece of electrical apparatus, and a dust cover costing a few pounds is a worthwhile purchase.
    Ex. Place operators in quotation marks when searching for them as words, e.g. 'near' death, friend 'or' foe.
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    * caer en manos enemigas = fall into + enemy hands.
    * combatiente enemigo = enemy combatant.
    * confraternizar con el enemigo = consort with + the enemy.
    * el enemigo en casa = the enemy within.
    * enemigo acérrimo = arch enemy [archenemy], arch-rival [archrival], sworn enemy.
    * enemigo asimétrico = asymmetric enemy.
    * enemigo de = resister (of/against).
    * enemigo declarado = sworn enemy.
    * enemigo mortal = mortal foe.
    * enemigo público = public enemy.
    * enemigo público número uno = public enemy number one.
    * en manos del enemigo = at the hands of enemies, at the hands of the enemy.
    * en manos enemigas = at the hands of enemies, at the hands of the enemy.
    * espiar al enemigo = spy + the flagship.
    * fuego enemigo = enemy fire.
    * ganar enemigos = make + enemies.
    * hacer enemigos = make + enemies.
    * incursión enemiga = enemy incursion.
    * matar al enemigo = take + no prisoners.
    * Posesivo + peor enemigo = Posesivo + worst enemy.
    * soldado enemigo = enemy soldier.
    * * *
    I
    - ga adjetivo
    a) <tropas/soldados/país> enemy (before n)
    b)
    II
    - ga masculino, femenino enemy

    enemigo público número unopublic enemy number one

    * * *
    = adversary, detractor, enemy, foe.

    Ex: Intelligence means either an individual's analytical or reasoning abilities or information on an adversary.

    Ex: Mathilda Panopoulos, known as 'Tilly' to her friends and colleagues but usually styled 'Tilly the Hun' or just 'the Hun' by her detractors, is a native of Pritchard.
    Ex: Dust is an enemy of microcomputers as it is with any piece of electrical apparatus, and a dust cover costing a few pounds is a worthwhile purchase.
    Ex: Place operators in quotation marks when searching for them as words, e.g. 'near' death, friend 'or' foe.
    * caer en manos enemigas = fall into + enemy hands.
    * combatiente enemigo = enemy combatant.
    * confraternizar con el enemigo = consort with + the enemy.
    * el enemigo en casa = the enemy within.
    * enemigo acérrimo = arch enemy [archenemy], arch-rival [archrival], sworn enemy.
    * enemigo asimétrico = asymmetric enemy.
    * enemigo de = resister (of/against).
    * enemigo declarado = sworn enemy.
    * enemigo mortal = mortal foe.
    * enemigo público = public enemy.
    * enemigo público número uno = public enemy number one.
    * en manos del enemigo = at the hands of enemies, at the hands of the enemy.
    * en manos enemigas = at the hands of enemies, at the hands of the enemy.
    * espiar al enemigo = spy + the flagship.
    * fuego enemigo = enemy fire.
    * ganar enemigos = make + enemies.
    * hacer enemigos = make + enemies.
    * incursión enemiga = enemy incursion.
    * matar al enemigo = take + no prisoners.
    * Posesivo + peor enemigo = Posesivo + worst enemy.
    * soldado enemigo = enemy soldier.

    * * *
    enemigo1 -ga
    1 ‹tropas/soldados/país› enemy ( before n)
    2 ser enemigo DE algo to be against sth
    es enemigo de todo lo nuevo he's opposed to o he's against o he dislikes anything new
    soy enemigo de los antibióticos I don't like taking antibiotics
    era enemiga de pegarles a los niños she was against o she was not in favor of o she didn't agree with hitting children
    enemigo2 -ga
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Mil) enemy
    pasarse al enemigo to go over to the enemy
    2 (adversario) enemy
    se hizo muchos enemigos he made a lot of enemies
    enemigo DE algo enemy OF sth
    los enemigos de la paz the enemies of peace, those who do not want peace
    un enemigo jurado or declarado a sworn o declared enemy
    enemigo público número uno public enemy number one
    * * *

    enemigo
    ◊ -ga adjetivo

    a)tropas/soldados/país enemy ( before n)

    b) ser enemigo de algo to be against sth;


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    enemy
    enemigo,-a
    I adjetivo enemy: es enemigo del tabaco, he's against smoking
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino enemy
    ' enemigo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caer
    - capturar
    - cercar
    - combatir
    - embestir
    - enemiga
    - entregarse
    - hostigar
    - rendirse
    - resistir
    - sucumbir
    - acechar
    - acérrimo
    - aniquilar
    - arrasar
    - batir
    - burlar
    - captura
    - dispersar
    - enfrentar
    - entregar
    - espiar
    - frente
    - implacable
    - mano
    - mortal
    - pasar
    - picar
    - rechazar
    - reducir
    - vencer
    English:
    antiballistic
    - bitter
    - combat
    - conquer
    - corner
    - enemy
    - face
    - fight
    - foe
    - force back
    - make
    - missile
    - prisoner
    - sell out
    - smash
    - strike through
    - submit
    - sworn
    - together
    - betray
    - forth
    - opposing
    * * *
    enemigo, -a
    adj
    1. [rival] enemy;
    los ejércitos enemigos the enemy armies
    2. [no partidario]
    ser enemigo de (hacer) algo to be opposed to o against (doing) sth;
    es enemigo de una educación muy estricta he is not in favour of bringing children up strictly;
    soy enemigo de tener animales en casa I don't hold with keeping pets at home
    nm,f
    [rival] enemy;
    va haciéndose enemigos por todas partes he makes enemies wherever he goes;
    los enemigos de la patria the enemies of the nation;
    no hay enemigo pequeño [en general] don't underestimate your opponent;
    [en fútbol] there are no easy games Fam el enemigo malo the Devil;
    el enemigo público número uno public enemy number one
    nm
    [ejército rival] enemy;
    pasarse al enemigo to go over to the enemy;
    Hum
    al enemigo, ni agua there'll be no quarter given
    * * *
    I adj enemy atr
    II m, enemiga f enemy;
    ser enemigo de fig be opposed to, be against
    * * *
    enemigo, -ga adj & n
    : enemy
    * * *
    enemigo adj n enemy [pl. enemies]

    Spanish-English dictionary > enemigo

  • 4 enfrentado

    adj.
    warring.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: enfrentar.
    * * *
    ADJ [posiciones] conflicting; [opiniones] opposing
    * * *
    - da adjetivo conflicting
    * * *
    = confronting, inimical, adversarial, head-to-head, competing.
    Ex. It was apparent that the majority of respondents did not feel the need to react as if they were confronting forces compelling the adoption of totally new roles.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. The database will compete head-to-head with other information providers by making information freely available on the Internet.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    ----
    * enfrentado a = at odds with.
    * enfrentado a + Nombre = faced with + Nombre.
    * estar enfrentados = be at loggerheads.
    * partes enfrentadas = warring parties.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo conflicting
    * * *
    = confronting, inimical, adversarial, head-to-head, competing.

    Ex: It was apparent that the majority of respondents did not feel the need to react as if they were confronting forces compelling the adoption of totally new roles.

    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: The database will compete head-to-head with other information providers by making information freely available on the Internet.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    * enfrentado a = at odds with.
    * enfrentado a + Nombre = faced with + Nombre.
    * estar enfrentados = be at loggerheads.
    * partes enfrentadas = warring parties.

    * * *
    conflicting
    * * *
    enfrentado, -a adj
    mantienen posturas enfrentadas they hold conflicting views

    Spanish-English dictionary > enfrentado

  • 5 hostil

    adj.
    hostile.
    * * *
    1 hostile
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo [ser] <medio/clima> hostile; <gente/actitud> hostile, unfriendly
    * * *
    = inimical, antagonistic, antipathetic, hostile, venomous, aggressive.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. A perusal of book reviews shows that many parental figures fall into one of two categories -- ineffectual or antagonistic.
    Ex. In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex. A proposal to open the library on holidays was initially met with a hostile reaction from some staff but eventually agreed.
    Ex. The most likely short-term scenario is likely to be increasingly venomous exchanges between authors and publishers, leading to more lawsuits, threats and demonstrations.
    Ex. Problem patrons include, but are not limited to, illiterates simply seeking shelter, alcoholics, the homeless, the mentally disturbed, aggressive young people, and those with offensive odours.
    ----
    * ambiente hostil = icy wind.
    * * *
    adjetivo [ser] <medio/clima> hostile; <gente/actitud> hostile, unfriendly
    * * *
    = inimical, antagonistic, antipathetic, hostile, venomous, aggressive.

    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.

    Ex: A perusal of book reviews shows that many parental figures fall into one of two categories -- ineffectual or antagonistic.
    Ex: In some respects, TREC in its present form is antipathetic to interactive information retrieval.
    Ex: A proposal to open the library on holidays was initially met with a hostile reaction from some staff but eventually agreed.
    Ex: The most likely short-term scenario is likely to be increasingly venomous exchanges between authors and publishers, leading to more lawsuits, threats and demonstrations.
    Ex: Problem patrons include, but are not limited to, illiterates simply seeking shelter, alcoholics, the homeless, the mentally disturbed, aggressive young people, and those with offensive odours.
    * ambiente hostil = icy wind.

    * * *
    [ SER] ‹medio/clima› hostile; ‹gente/actitud› hostile, unfriendly
    se mostró hostil a nuestras propuestas he was opposed to our proposals, he expressed his hostility o opposition to our proposals
    todos le son hostiles everyone is hostile o very unfriendly toward(s) him
    * * *

    hostil adjetivo [ser] ‹medio/clima hostile;
    gente/actitud hostile, unfriendly
    hostil adjetivo hostile
    ' hostil' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    infundio
    - media
    - medio
    English:
    adverse
    - atmosphere
    - backdrop
    - flak
    - forbidding
    - hostile
    - glare
    * * *
    hostil adj
    [persona, medio, actitud] hostile;
    fue muy hostil conmigo he was very unfriendly o hostile towards me;
    se mostraron hostil a la idea their reaction to the idea was hostile
    * * *
    adj hostile
    * * *
    hostil adj
    : hostile
    * * *
    hostil adj hostile

    Spanish-English dictionary > hostil

  • 6 inexorable

    adj.
    inexorable (avance).
    * * *
    1 inexorable
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo <sentencia/castigo> inexorable; <juez/padre> inflexible, unyielding
    * * *
    = unrelenting, grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], inexorable, relentless, ruthless, remorseless, bitter, grim-faced, implacable, adamantine.
    Ex. Unrelenting tuition increases are pricing private institutions out of the reach of many middle-class parents.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. The inexorable tide of automation seems to be threatening the existence of old-fashioned, handwritten copymarking.
    Ex. They need to be relentless in their fight for adequate funding so that the library service and the profession are not jeopardised.
    Ex. The ruling also coincided with a flood of mergers and acquisitions that transformed gentlemen publishers into ruthless entrepreneurs.
    Ex. The population explosion and the remorseless growth of knowledge are discussed.
    Ex. The author notes the work of Melvyl Dewey in espousing library education and the bitter opposition from some library leaders.
    Ex. In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex. The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
    Ex. Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    ----
    * tiempo + seguir su marcha inexorable = time + march on.
    * * *
    adjetivo <sentencia/castigo> inexorable; <juez/padre> inflexible, unyielding
    * * *
    = unrelenting, grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], inexorable, relentless, ruthless, remorseless, bitter, grim-faced, implacable, adamantine.

    Ex: Unrelenting tuition increases are pricing private institutions out of the reach of many middle-class parents.

    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: The inexorable tide of automation seems to be threatening the existence of old-fashioned, handwritten copymarking.
    Ex: They need to be relentless in their fight for adequate funding so that the library service and the profession are not jeopardised.
    Ex: The ruling also coincided with a flood of mergers and acquisitions that transformed gentlemen publishers into ruthless entrepreneurs.
    Ex: The population explosion and the remorseless growth of knowledge are discussed.
    Ex: The author notes the work of Melvyl Dewey in espousing library education and the bitter opposition from some library leaders.
    Ex: In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex: The implacable reduction in the dissemination of public documents constitutes a rebarbative policy that threatens the quality of reference services in libraries.
    Ex: Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    * tiempo + seguir su marcha inexorable = time + march on.

    * * *
    inexorable
    el inexorable paso del tiempo the inexorable passing of time
    * * *

    inexorable adjetivo inexorable
    ' inexorable' also found in these entries:
    English:
    grim
    - unrelenting
    - ruthless
    * * *
    1. [avance] inexorable
    2. [persona] pitiless, unforgiving
    * * *
    adj inexorable
    * * *
    : inexorable

    Spanish-English dictionary > inexorable

  • 7 lúgubre

    adj.
    lugubrious, dreary, funereal, gloomy.
    * * *
    1 (triste) bleak, lugubrious; (fúnebre) sombre (US somber), mournful
    * * *
    ADJ (=triste) mournful, lugubrious frm, dismal; [voz, tono] sombre, somber (EEUU), mournful
    * * *
    adjetivo <habitación/ambiente/persona> gloomy, lugubrious (liter); <rostro/voz/paisaje> gloomy
    * * *
    = gloomy [gloomier -comp., gloomiest -sup.], grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], spooky [spookier -comp., spookiest -sup.], spine-tingling, doleful, lugubrious.
    Ex. In spite of gloomy conditions thoughtful library leaders are saying that opportunities have never been more promising.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex. The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex. Records are even being sold with terrifying sounds designed to create a ' spooky' atmosphere at home.
    Ex. This is a spine-tingling collection of real haunted houses and spooky ghost stories.
    Ex. This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    Ex. Such epigones seldom present more than a lugubrious rehash and potpourri of their idols.
    ----
    * de un modo lúgubre = spookily.
    * * *
    adjetivo <habitación/ambiente/persona> gloomy, lugubrious (liter); <rostro/voz/paisaje> gloomy
    * * *
    = gloomy [gloomier -comp., gloomiest -sup.], grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dreary [drearier -comp., dreariest -sup.], spooky [spookier -comp., spookiest -sup.], spine-tingling, doleful, lugubrious.

    Ex: In spite of gloomy conditions thoughtful library leaders are saying that opportunities have never been more promising.

    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex: The city was considered to be seedy (decayed, littered, grimy, and dreary), crowded, busy, and strongly idiosyncratic (quaint, historic, colorful, and full of 'atmosphere').
    Ex: Records are even being sold with terrifying sounds designed to create a ' spooky' atmosphere at home.
    Ex: This is a spine-tingling collection of real haunted houses and spooky ghost stories.
    Ex: This year will go down as the most depressing doleful Christmas I've ever had.
    Ex: Such epigones seldom present more than a lugubrious rehash and potpourri of their idols.
    * de un modo lúgubre = spookily.

    * * *
    ‹habitación/ambiente› gloomy, dismal, lugubrious ( liter); ‹persona› gloomy, somber*, lugubrious ( liter); ‹paisaje› gloomy, dismal; ‹rostro/voz› gloomy, mournful, somber*
    * * *

    lúgubre adjetivo
    gloomy
    lúgubre adjetivo dismail, lugubrious
    ' lúgubre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sombrío
    English:
    cheerless
    - dingy
    - dismal
    - doleful
    - dreary
    - grim
    - mournful
    - somber
    - sombre
    - desolate
    - gloomy
    - lugubrious
    * * *
    1. [triste, melancólico] [semblante, expresión] gloomy, mournful;
    [pensamiento, tono] gloomy, sombre
    2. [fúnebre] [idea, relato] morbid;
    [voz] sepulchral
    * * *
    adj gloomy
    * * *
    : gloomy, lugubrious
    * * *
    lúgubre adj gloomy [comp. gloomier; superl. gloomiest] / grim [comp. grimmer; superl. grimmest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > lúgubre

  • 8 opuesto

    adj.
    opposed, conflicting, contrary, opposite.
    m.
    opposite, antithesis, converse, antipode.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: oponer.
    * * *
    1→ link=oponer oponer
    1 (contrario) contrary, opposed
    2 (de enfrente) opposite
    * * *
    (f. - opuesta)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    PP de oponer
    2. ADJ
    1) [ángulo, lado] opposite
    2) (Dep) [equipo] opposing
    3) [intereses, versiones] conflicting
    4)
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex. Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex. Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex. Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex. Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex. The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex. The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex. He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex. After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex. However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
    ----
    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    el opuesto
    = reverse, the

    Ex: The final order on the shelves is the reverse of this, so that an order of increasing speciality is achieved.

    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.

    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.

    Ex: As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex: Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex: The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex: The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex: After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex: However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.

    * * *
    opuesto -ta
    ‹versiones/opiniones› conflicting; ‹extremos/polos› opposite
    tienen caracteres opuestos they have very different personalities
    venía en dirección opuesta she was coming the other way o from the opposite direction
    opuesto A algo:
    el lado opuesto a éste the opposite side to this one
    es opuesto a todo cambio he is opposed to o he is against any change
    * * *

     

    Del verbo oponer: ( conjugate oponer)

    opuesto es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    oponer    
    opuesto
    oponer ( conjugate oponer) verbo transitivo resistencia to offer, put up;
    objeción to raise
    oponerse verbo pronominal ( ser contrario) to object;
    opuestose A algo to oppose sth;

    opuesto -ta adjetivo ‹versiones/opiniones conflicting;

    extremo/polo/lado opposite;

    venía en dirección opuesta he was coming from the opposite direction
    oponer verbo transitivo
    1 to put up: no opuso resistencia, he put up no resistance
    2 (un argumento, razón) to put forward
    opuesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (versión, opinión, etc) opposite: tenían intereses opuestos, they had conflicting interests
    2 (posición) opposite: estaba en la acera opuesta, he was on the opposite sidewalk
    en direcciones opuestas, in opposite directions

    ' opuesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diametralmente
    - fondo
    - negación
    - opuesta
    - provincia
    - antidemocrático
    - contra
    - contrario
    - ligar
    - pinchar
    English:
    against
    - contrasting
    - opposed
    - opposite
    - sex
    - sublime
    - conflicting
    * * *
    opuesto, -a
    participio
    ver oponer
    adj
    1. [contrario] opposed, contrary (a to);
    los dos hermanos son opuestos en todo the two brothers are completely different;
    opiniones opuestas contrary o opposing opinions;
    ser opuesto a algo to be opposed o contrary to sth
    2. [del otro lado] opposite;
    el extremo opuesto a éste the opposite end to this;
    el coche venía en dirección opuesta the car was coming the other way o in the opposite direction;
    son dos polos opuestos [personas] they are complete o polar opposites
    * * *
    I partoponer
    II adj
    1 en el espacio opposite
    2 opinión contrary
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1) : opposite, contrary
    2) : opposed
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1. (enfrentado) opposing / conflicting
    2. (contrario) opposite

    Spanish-English dictionary > opuesto

  • 9 reservado

    adj.
    1 private, confidential.
    2 reserved, pre-selected, preselected.
    3 reserved, discreet, close-lipped, closemouthed.
    m.
    reserved place.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: reservar.
    * * *
    1 (en local) private room; (en tren) reserved compartment
    ————————
    1→ link=reservar reservar
    1 (plazas) booked, reserved
    2 (persona) reserved, discreet
    3 (asunto) confidential
    1 (en local) private room; (en tren) reserved compartment
    * * *
    (f. - reservada)
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [actitud, persona] (=poco comunicativo) reserved; (=discreto) discreet
    2) (=confidencial) [asunto, documento] confidential

    estos documentos son materia reservada — these documents are confidential, these documents contain confidential material

    2. SM
    1) (=habitación aparte) [en restaurante] private room; [en tren] reserved compartment
    2) Cono Sur (=vino) vintage wine
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/actitud> reserved; <asunto/tema> confidential; ver tb reservar
    II
    1) (en restaurante, bar) private room; ( en tren) reserved compartment
    2) (CS) ( vino) vintage wine
    * * *
    = on hold, reserved, retiring, confidential, subdued, uncommunicative, secretive.
    Ex. The librarian may also review the borrower status to see what documents he has on loan and on hold.
    Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex. Who would want to here the the ramblings of a retiring past president?.
    Ex. There is also a large amount of information that is kept secret: not merely cloak-and-dagger state secrets, but vast quantities of confidential technical and commercial data.
    Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex. He was standing in front of me, small, lithe, myopic, shy, uncommunicative, vulnerable.
    Ex. There is a tendency to be secretive about information, more prevalent in the UK and USA than in Japan, which is inimical to success.
    ----
    * cola de documentos reservados y disponibles = held-document-available queue.
    * documento reservado = held document.
    * espacio reservado para el estudio = study space.
    * reservados todos los derechos = all rights reserved.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una alternativa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una sorpresa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * todos los derechos reservados = all rights reserved.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo <persona/actitud> reserved; <asunto/tema> confidential; ver tb reservar
    II
    1) (en restaurante, bar) private room; ( en tren) reserved compartment
    2) (CS) ( vino) vintage wine
    * * *
    reservado2

    Ex: Windows can place regular files in these reserved areas when the rest of the disk is full.

    * asiento reservado = reserved seat.
    * campo reservado = reserved field.
    * libro reservado = reserved book.

    = on hold, reserved, retiring, confidential, subdued, uncommunicative, secretive.

    Ex: The librarian may also review the borrower status to see what documents he has on loan and on hold.

    Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex: Who would want to here the the ramblings of a retiring past president?.
    Ex: There is also a large amount of information that is kept secret: not merely cloak-and-dagger state secrets, but vast quantities of confidential technical and commercial data.
    Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex: He was standing in front of me, small, lithe, myopic, shy, uncommunicative, vulnerable.
    Ex: There is a tendency to be secretive about information, more prevalent in the UK and USA than in Japan, which is inimical to success.
    * cola de documentos reservados y disponibles = held-document-available queue.
    * documento reservado = held document.
    * espacio reservado para el estudio = study space.
    * reservados todos los derechos = all rights reserved.
    * tener algo reservado = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una alternativa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * tener una sorpresa reservada = have + something up + Posesivo + sleeve.
    * todos los derechos reservados = all rights reserved.

    * * *
    reservado1 -da
    A ‹persona/actitud› reserved
    B ‹asunto/tema› confidential
    un documento de carácter reservado a confidential document
    A
    1 (en un restaurante, bar) private room
    2 (en un tren) reserved compartment
    B (CS) (vino) vintage wine
    * * *

    Del verbo reservar: ( conjugate reservar)

    reservado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    reservado    
    reservar
    reservado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹persona/actitud reserved;


    asunto/tema confidential;
    ver tb

    reservar ( conjugate reservar) verbo transitivo
    1asiento/habitación/mesa to reserve, book;
    pasaje/billete to book
    2 ( guardar) ‹porción de comida/dinero to set aside;

    reservó lo mejor para el final she kept the best till last
    reservarse verbo pronominal
    a) ( para sí mismo) ‹porción/porcentajeto keep … for oneself;



    reservado,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (información, etc) confidential
    2 (callado, discreto) reserved
    II sustantivo masculino private room
    reservar verbo transitivo
    1 (algo para más tarde) to keep back
    (guardar para alguien) to keep (aside): le reservamos una sorpresa, we have a surprise in store for him
    2 (en un hotel, restaurante, etc) to book, reserve: hemos reservado una mesa para cuatro (personas), we reserved a table for four
    ' reservado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    admisión
    - cámara
    - íntima
    - íntimo
    - privada
    - privado
    - reservar
    - reservada
    - sanctasanctórum
    - taciturna
    - taciturno
    - reticente
    English:
    antisocial
    - bay
    - cagey
    - close
    - distant
    - private
    - quiet
    - remote
    - reserved
    - secretive
    - shy
    - uncommunicative
    - unreserved
    - book
    - reserve
    - top
    * * *
    reservado, -a
    adj
    1. [mesa, plaza] reserved
    2. [tema, asunto] confidential
    3. [persona] reserved
    nm
    [en restaurante] private room; [en tren] reserved compartment
    * * *
    I adj reserved
    II m private room
    * * *
    reservado, -da adj
    1) : reserved, reticent
    2) : confidential
    * * *
    reservado adj reserved

    Spanish-English dictionary > reservado

  • 10 sombrío

    adj.
    1 shadowy, gloomy, dark, dark and shadowy.
    2 somber, glum, gloomy, dour.
    3 sad.
    * * *
    1 (lugar) dark
    2 figurado (tenebroso) gloomy, sombre (US somber)
    3 figurado (persona) gloomy, sullen
    * * *
    (f. - sombría)
    adj.
    somber, gloomy
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=con sombra) shaded
    2) (=triste) [lugar] sombre, somber (EEUU), gloomy, dismal; [persona, perspectiva] gloomy
    2.
    SM Méx shady place
    * * *
    a) - bría adjetivo (liter) < lugar> ( umbrío) dark
    b) ( lúgubre) cheerless, dismal; < persona> gloomy
    * * *
    = sombre [somber, -USA], grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.].
    Ex. The major source of national library resourcing remains central governments and the general picture of funding is sombre.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex. The novel is disturbingly dark, violent, and filled with iconoclasm, despair, and paranoia = La novela es inquietantmente siniestra y violenta y está llena de iconoclasía, desesperación y paranoia.
    Ex. There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.
    * * *
    a) - bría adjetivo (liter) < lugar> ( umbrío) dark
    b) ( lúgubre) cheerless, dismal; < persona> gloomy
    * * *
    = sombre [somber, -USA], grim [grimmer -comp., grimmest -sup.], grim-faced, dark [darker -comp., darkest -sup.], murky [murkier -comp., murkiest -sup.].

    Ex: The major source of national library resourcing remains central governments and the general picture of funding is sombre.

    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: In the English language, people are described as grim, while in Journalese they are referred to as being ' grim-faced'.
    Ex: The novel is disturbingly dark, violent, and filled with iconoclasm, despair, and paranoia = La novela es inquietantmente siniestra y violenta y está llena de iconoclasía, desesperación y paranoia.
    Ex: There are extraordinary uncertainties in the murky future of higher education and to change the character of our library at this stage would be too extreme a measure.

    * * *
    1 ‹lugar› (umbrío) dark
    el piso es pequeño, frío y sombrío the apartment is small, cold and sunless o dark
    2 ‹lugar› (lúgubre) somber*, cheerless, dismal; ‹persona› gloomy
    * * *

    sombrío
    ◊ - bría adjetivo

    a) (liter) ‹ lugar› ( umbrío) dark


    persona gloomy
    sombrío,-a adjetivo
    1 (umbrío, sin sol) shadowy
    2 (tétrico, desesperanzador) sombre, bleak, gloomy
    3 fig (preocupado, triste, abatido) sullen, gloomy
    ' sombrío' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    opaca
    - opaco
    - sombría
    - tenebrosa
    - tenebroso
    - negro
    English:
    bleak
    - cheerless
    - dismal
    - gloomy
    - grim
    - somber
    - sombre
    - desolate
    - dreary
    - joyless
    * * *
    sombrío, -a adj
    1. [oscuro] gloomy, dark
    2. [triste, lúgubre] sombre, gloomy;
    el futuro de la fábrica es sombrío the future of the factory is grim o bleak
    * * *
    adj fig
    somber, Br
    sombre
    * * *
    sombrío, - bría adj
    lóbrego: dark, somber, gloomy

    Spanish-English dictionary > sombrío

  • 11 desemparejar

    v.
    1 to unmatch, to make things unequal.
    2 to become inimical.
    3 to part, to be separated.
    4 to make uneven, to get uneven.
    * * *
    1 to separate
    * * *
    vt
    [guantes, calcetines]
    siempre acabo desemparejando los calcetines I always end up with odd socks
    See also the pronominal verb desemparejarse

    Spanish-English dictionary > desemparejar

  • 12 enterrar

    • bury
    • entomb
    • forget
    • inhumanly
    • inimical
    • inter

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > enterrar

  • 13 inhumar

    • bury
    • entomb
    • inhumanly
    • inimical
    • inter

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > inhumar

  • 14 inimitablemente

    • inimical
    • iniquitous

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > inimitablemente

  • 15 enemistoso

    adj.
    hostile, unfriendly, inimical.

    Spanish-English dictionary > enemistoso

См. также в других словарях:

  • Inimical — In*im i*cal (?; 277), a. [L. inimicalis, fr. inimicus unfriendly, hostile; pref. in not + amicus friendly. See {Amity}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Having the disposition or temper of an enemy; unfriendly; unfavorable; chiefly applied to private, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inimical — [i nim′i kəl] adj. [LL inimicalis < L inimicus, hostile, ENEMY] 1. like an enemy; hostile; unfriendly 2. in opposition; adverse; unfavorable [laws inimical to freedom] inimically adv …   English World dictionary

  • inimical — I adjective adverse, alienated, antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, at variance, at war with, bellicose, belligerent, contrary, cool, cross, disaffected, estranged, harmful, hostile, hurtful, inimicus, irreconcilable, malevolent, mean,… …   Law dictionary

  • inimical — 1640s, from L.L. inimicalis hostile, from L. inimicus unfriendly, an enemy (see ENEMY (Cf. enemy)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inimical — [adj] antagonistic, contrary adverse, antipathetic, destructive, disaffected, harmful, hostile, hurtful, ill, ill disposed, inimicable, injurious, noxious, opposed, oppugnant, pernicious, repugnant, unfavorable, unfriendly, unwelcoming; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • inimical — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ tending to obstruct or harm; hostile. DERIVATIVES inimically adverb. ORIGIN Latin inimicalis, from inimicus enemy …   English terms dictionary

  • inimical — adj. (formal) inimical to (actions inimical to the maintenance of friendly relations between our countries) * * * [ɪ nɪmɪk(ə)l] (formal) inimical to (actions inimical to the maintenance of friendly relations between our countries) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • inimical — adjective Etymology: Late Latin inimicalis, from Latin inimicus enemy more at enemy Date: 1573 1. being adverse often by reason of hostility or malevolence < forces inimical to democracy > 2. a. having the disposition of an enemy ; hostile <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inimical — in|im|i|cal [ıˈnımıkəl] adj formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: inimicalis, from Latin inimicus; ENEMY] making it difficult for something to exist or happen ▪ a cold, inimical climate inimical to ▪ conditions inimical to development …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inimical — [[t]ɪnɪ̱mɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ to n Conditions that are inimical to something make it difficult for that thing to exist or do well. [FORMAL] ...a false morality that is inimical to human happiness. ...goals inimical to… …   English dictionary

  • inimical — inimically, adv. inimicalness, inimicality, n. /i nim i keuhl/, adj. 1. adverse in tendency or effect; unfavorable; harmful: a climate inimical to health. 2. unfriendly; hostile: a cold, inimical gaze. Also, inimicable. [1635 45; < L inimic(us)… …   Universalium

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