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  • 1 afectar

    v.
    1 to affect.
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    La conversación afecta sus ideas The conversation affects his ideas.
    2 to upset, to affect badly.
    le afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3 to damage.
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4 to affect, to feign.
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    María afecta interés pero no es así Mary feigns interest but it is not so.
    5 to pretend to.
    El chico afecta saber mucho The boy pretends to know a lot.
    * * *
    1 (aparentar) to affect
    2 (impresionar) to move
    3 (dañar) to damage
    4 (concernir) to concern
    1 (impresionarse) to be affected, be moved
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=repercutir sobre) to affect
    2) (=entristecer) to sadden; (=conmover) to move
    3) frm (=fingir) to affect, feign

    afectar ignoranciato affect o feign ignorance

    4) (Jur) to tie up, encumber
    5) LAm [+ forma] to take, assume
    6) LAm (=destinar) to allocate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.
    Ex. Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.
    Ex. Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex. The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex. Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex. Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex. It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex. The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex. There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex. A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex. The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex. Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex. Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex. The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex. The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex. The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex. Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex. With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex. An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    ----
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.

    Ex: Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.

    Ex: Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex: The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex: Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex: Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex: It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex: The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex: There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex: A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex: The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex: Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex: Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex: The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex: The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex: The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex: Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex: With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex: An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.

    * * *
    afectar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (tener efecto en) to affect
    la nueva ley no afecta al pequeño empresario the new law doesn't affect the small businessman
    está afectado de una grave enfermedad pulmonar ( frml); he is suffering from a serious lung disease
    la enfermedad le afectó el cerebro the illness affected her brain
    las zonas afectadas por las inundaciones the areas hit o affected by the floods
    2 (afligir) to affect ( frml)
    lo que dijiste lo afectó mucho what you said upset him terribly
    3 ( Der) ‹bienes› to encumber
    B (fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia› to affect, feign afectar + INF to pretend to + INF
    * * *

     

    afectar ( conjugate afectar) verbo transitivo
    1


    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml);


    2 ( fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia to affect, feign
    afectar verbo transitivo
    1 (incumbir) to affect: la medida nos afecta a todos, the measure affects us all
    2 (impresionar, entristecer) to affect, sadden: le afectó mucho la muerte de su padre, she was deeply affected by her father's death
    ' afectar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    inmune
    - tocar
    - afligir
    - impresionar
    - repercutir
    - sacudir
    English:
    affect
    - damage
    - get
    - hit
    - tell
    - upset
    - dent
    - difference
    - disrupt
    - impair
    - interfere
    - touch
    - whole
    * * *
    1. [incumbir] to affect;
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    2. [afligir] to upset, to affect badly;
    todo lo afecta he's very sensitive;
    lo afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3. [producir perjuicios en] to damage;
    la sequía que afectó a la región the drought which hit the region;
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4. [simular] to affect, to feign;
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    5. RP [destinar, asignar] to assign
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( producir efecto en) affect
    2 ( conmover) upset, affect
    3 ( fingir) feign
    * * *
    1) : to affect
    2) : to upset
    3) : to feign, to pretend
    * * *
    1. to affect
    2. (conmover) to affect / to upset [pt. & pp. upset]

    Spanish-English dictionary > afectar

  • 2 atender a una necesidad

    (v.) = meet + need, speak to + need
    Ex. Many common needs could be met by shared accommodation and equipment.
    Ex. His long-espoused assertion that the development of any literacy takes off when it speaks to the needs of the individuals is clearly exemplified by the rapid assimilation of mobile communications technologies.
    * * *
    (v.) = meet + need, speak to + need

    Ex: Many common needs could be met by shared accommodation and equipment.

    Ex: His long-espoused assertion that the development of any literacy takes off when it speaks to the needs of the individuals is clearly exemplified by the rapid assimilation of mobile communications technologies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > atender a una necesidad

  • 3 austero

    adj.
    1 austere, frugal.
    2 austere, strict, ascetic, rigorous.
    * * *
    1 (sobrio) austere
    2 (severo) severe, stern
    * * *
    (f. - austera)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=frugal) austere; (=severo) severe
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo <vida/costumbres/estilo> austere
    * * *
    = restrained, austere, stern, frugal, ascetic, Draconian, Spartan.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. This article examines the positive approaches taken in one library to gain control over an austere budget and mitigate its effects.
    Ex. There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
    Ex. In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex. In his outward appearance Hitler showed himself as a prudish & ascetic person, overly concerned with personal cleanliness.
    Ex. Now this may sound somewhat Draconian as an approach to the problem, but I really do believe, and I have studied this and thought about it very carefully for many years, that this is the only answer, that anything else is just an amelioration of the problem and is building up problems for the future.
    Ex. I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.
    * * *
    - ra adjetivo <vida/costumbres/estilo> austere
    * * *
    = restrained, austere, stern, frugal, ascetic, Draconian, Spartan.

    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.

    Ex: This article examines the positive approaches taken in one library to gain control over an austere budget and mitigate its effects.
    Ex: There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
    Ex: In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex: In his outward appearance Hitler showed himself as a prudish & ascetic person, overly concerned with personal cleanliness.
    Ex: Now this may sound somewhat Draconian as an approach to the problem, but I really do believe, and I have studied this and thought about it very carefully for many years, that this is the only answer, that anything else is just an amelioration of the problem and is building up problems for the future.
    Ex: I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.

    * * *
    austero -ra
    ‹persona/vida/costumbres› austere; ‹decoración/estilo› austere
    es austero en el comer he is frugal in his eating habits
    * * *

    austero
    ◊ -ra adjetivo ‹vida/costumbres/estilo austere;

    es austero en el comer he is frugal in his eating habits
    austero,-a adjetivo austere

    ' austero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    austera
    English:
    austere
    - severe
    - stark
    * * *
    austero, -a adj
    1. [costumbres, vida] austere;
    adoptar un presupuesto austero to limit budgetary expenditure
    2. [estilo] austere;
    [ropa] plain
    * * *
    adj austere
    * * *
    austero, -ra adj
    : austere

    Spanish-English dictionary > austero

  • 4 búsqueda en serie

    = serial search, serial searching
    Ex. Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search which is a serial search on part of the file.
    Ex. Serial searching for a string of characters is usually performed on a small subset of a large file.
    * * *
    = serial search, serial searching

    Ex: Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search which is a serial search on part of the file.

    Ex: Serial searching for a string of characters is usually performed on a small subset of a large file.

    Spanish-English dictionary > búsqueda en serie

  • 5 búsqueda por secuencia de caracteres

    Ex. Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search which is a serial search on part of the file.
    * * *

    Ex: Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search which is a serial search on part of the file.

    Spanish-English dictionary > búsqueda por secuencia de caracteres

  • 6 comedido

    adj.
    moderate, frugal, abstinent, abstemious.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: comedirse.
    * * *
    1→ link=comedirse comedirse
    1 (cortés) courteous, polite
    2 (moderado) moderate, restrained, reserved
    * * *
    (f. - comedida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=moderado) moderate, restrained
    2) esp LAm (=solícito) obliging
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( moderado) moderate, restrained
    b) (AmL) ( atento) obliging, well-meaning
    * * *
    = moderate, restrained, frugal, sparing, guarded, measured, even-keeled, even-keel, on an even keel.
    Ex. In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex. The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.
    Ex. Britain has given a guarded response to Myanmar's announcement that a referendum will be held on a new constitution in May.
    Ex. This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.
    Ex. By the same token, the Obama campaign has remained relatively dignified, has survived the worst of crises, has been even-keeled, efficient and well-managed.
    Ex. She doesn't expend energy on anger; she's an even-keel person -- the kind of leader people enjoy working with.
    Ex. In the intervening months since the near-tragedy took place, her life has remained on an even keel.
    ----
    * optimismo comedido = guarded optimism.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( moderado) moderate, restrained
    b) (AmL) ( atento) obliging, well-meaning
    * * *
    = moderate, restrained, frugal, sparing, guarded, measured, even-keeled, even-keel, on an even keel.

    Ex: In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.

    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex: The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.
    Ex: Britain has given a guarded response to Myanmar's announcement that a referendum will be held on a new constitution in May.
    Ex: This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.
    Ex: By the same token, the Obama campaign has remained relatively dignified, has survived the worst of crises, has been even-keeled, efficient and well-managed.
    Ex: She doesn't expend energy on anger; she's an even-keel person -- the kind of leader people enjoy working with.
    Ex: In the intervening months since the near-tragedy took place, her life has remained on an even keel.
    * optimismo comedido = guarded optimism.

    * * *
    comedido1 -da
    1 (moderado) moderate, restrained
    es muy comedido con la bebida he's a very moderate drinker
    lo dijo de una manera muy comedida she said it in a very restrained tone of voice
    2 ( AmL) (atento) obliging, well-meaning
    comedido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( AmL) well-meaning person o soul, obliging person o soul
    no hay comedido que salga bien helping people brings nothing but trouble
    * * *

    Del verbo comedirse: ( conjugate comedirse)

    comedido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    comedido    
    comedirse
    comedido
    ◊ -da adjetivo



    comedido,-a adjetivo self-restrained
    comedirse verbo reflexivo
    1 to exercise restraint: tienes que aprender a comedirte, you have to learn to exercise restraint
    2 LAm to offer to help
    ' comedido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comedida
    English:
    restrained
    * * *
    comedido, -a adj
    1. Esp [moderado] moderate, restrained
    2. Am [servicial] obliging
    * * *
    adj moderate
    * * *
    comedido, -da adj
    mesurado: moderate, restrained

    Spanish-English dictionary > comedido

  • 7 cubierto

    adj.
    1 covered, coated.
    2 grown-over.
    m.
    place setting, table setting.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: cubrir.
    * * *
    1 (techumbre) cover
    2 (en la mesa) place setting
    3 (menú) meal at a fixed price
    ————————
    1→ link=cubrir cubrir
    1 (gen) covered
    2 (cielo) overcast
    3 (plaza) filled
    1 (techumbre) cover
    2 (en la mesa) place setting
    3 (menú) meal at a fixed price
    1 cutlery sing
    \
    a cubierto de safe from
    estar a cubierto to be under cover
    ponerse a cubierto to take cover
    juego de cubiertos canteen of cutlery, set of cutlery
    precio del cubierto cover charge
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) cover, shelter
    * * *
    1.
    PP de cubrir
    2. ADJ
    1) [gen] covered (de with, in)

    un cheque no cubiertoa bad o unbacked cheque

    2) [cielo] overcast
    3) [vacante] filled
    4) (Aut)

    poco cubierto[neumático] threadbare, worn

    5) (=tocado) [persona] with a hat
    3. SM
    1) (=techumbre) cover

    a o bajo cubierto — under cover

    ponerse a cubierto — to take shelter, take cover

    2) [para comer] a piece of cutlery

    coge el cubierto con la mano derecha — take the spoon/fork/knife with your right hand

    3) (=servicio de mesa) place setting

    falta un cubierto, porque somos ocho — we're a place short, there are eight of us

    4) (=comida)
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < cielo> overcast, cloudy; ver tb cubrir
    II
    1)
    a) ( pieza) piece of cutlery

    se le cayó un cubierto — he dropped his knife/fork/spoon

    b) ( servicio de mesa) place setting
    c) ( en restaurante) cover charge; (en boda, banquete)

    ¿cuánto cuesta el cubierto? — how much is it per head?

    a cubierto: ponerse a cubierto de la lluvia to take cover o to shelter from the rain; bajo cubierto — under cover

    * * *
    = draped, covered, clad, insulated, uncleared.
    Ex. The theater for the puppet show was made of three draped art-room tables.
    Ex. The van has improved facilities, including covered access to a two-tier display rack, so that passers-by can browse through a wide variety of information leaflets.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. Health problems and potential legal liability caused by polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulated wiring in library building air ducts is referred to.
    Ex. Its relation to cognitive impairment is as yet uncleared.
    ----
    * cubierta de = carpet of.
    * cubierto con = clad in.
    * cubierto con paneles de madera de roble = oak panelled.
    * cubierto de = awash with/in, clad in, caked in/with, riddled with, encrusted with, incrusted with.
    * cubierto de árboles = tree-covered.
    * cubierto de arena = sandy [sandier -comp., sandiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de barro = muddy [muddier -comp., muddiest -sup,].
    * cubierto de cardenales = black and blue.
    * cubierto de grava = metalled [metaled, -USA].
    * cubierto de hierba = grassy [grassier -comp., grassiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de hojas = leafy [leafier -comp., leafiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de hollín = sooty.
    * cubierto de incrustaciones = barnacled.
    * cubierto de jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de musgo = moss-backed.
    * cubierto de nieve = snow-covered.
    * cubierto de titanio = titanium-clad.
    * cubierto en plumas = feathery.
    * cubierto por árboles = tree-shaded.
    * cubierto por una funda de plástico = plastic-covered.
    * estadio cubierto = indoor arena.
    * piscina cubierta = indoor swimming pool, indoor pool, swimming baths.
    * ponerse a cubierto = run for + cover.
    * puente cubierto = covered bridge.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < cielo> overcast, cloudy; ver tb cubrir
    II
    1)
    a) ( pieza) piece of cutlery

    se le cayó un cubierto — he dropped his knife/fork/spoon

    b) ( servicio de mesa) place setting
    c) ( en restaurante) cover charge; (en boda, banquete)

    ¿cuánto cuesta el cubierto? — how much is it per head?

    a cubierto: ponerse a cubierto de la lluvia to take cover o to shelter from the rain; bajo cubierto — under cover

    * * *
    = draped, covered, clad, insulated, uncleared.

    Ex: The theater for the puppet show was made of three draped art-room tables.

    Ex: The van has improved facilities, including covered access to a two-tier display rack, so that passers-by can browse through a wide variety of information leaflets.
    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: Health problems and potential legal liability caused by polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulated wiring in library building air ducts is referred to.
    Ex: Its relation to cognitive impairment is as yet uncleared.
    * cubierta de = carpet of.
    * cubierto con = clad in.
    * cubierto con paneles de madera de roble = oak panelled.
    * cubierto de = awash with/in, clad in, caked in/with, riddled with, encrusted with, incrusted with.
    * cubierto de árboles = tree-covered.
    * cubierto de arena = sandy [sandier -comp., sandiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de barro = muddy [muddier -comp., muddiest -sup,].
    * cubierto de cardenales = black and blue.
    * cubierto de grava = metalled [metaled, -USA].
    * cubierto de hierba = grassy [grassier -comp., grassiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de hojas = leafy [leafier -comp., leafiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de hollín = sooty.
    * cubierto de incrustaciones = barnacled.
    * cubierto de jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * cubierto de musgo = moss-backed.
    * cubierto de nieve = snow-covered.
    * cubierto de titanio = titanium-clad.
    * cubierto en plumas = feathery.
    * cubierto por árboles = tree-shaded.
    * cubierto por una funda de plástico = plastic-covered.
    * estadio cubierto = indoor arena.
    * piscina cubierta = indoor swimming pool, indoor pool, swimming baths.
    * ponerse a cubierto = run for + cover.
    * puente cubierto = covered bridge.

    * * *
    cubierto1 -ta
    ‹cielo› overcast, cloudy ver tb cubrir
    A
    1 (pieza) piece of cutlery
    se le cayó un cubierto al suelo he dropped his knife/fork/spoon on the floor
    los cubiertos de plata the silver cutlery
    el cajón de los cubiertos the cutlery drawer
    2 (servicio de mesa) place setting
    pon otro cubierto, por favor can you set another place, please?, can you set for one more, please?
    (— comida): ¿cuánto cuesta el cubierto para la cena de beneficiencia? how much is it per head o how much are the tickets for the charity dinner?
    B ( en locs):
    a cubierto: los soldados se pusieron a cubierto the soldiers took cover
    ponerse a cubierto de la lluvia to take cover o to shelter from the rain
    quedó a cubierto de posibles críticas he was safe from any possible criticism
    bajo cubierto under cover
    * * *

     

    Del verbo cubrir: ( conjugate cubrir)

    cubierto es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    cubierto    
    cubrir
    cubierto 1
    ◊ -ta adjetivo ‹ cielo overcast, cloudy;

    ver tb cubrir
    cubierto 2 sustantivo masculino
    1




    2 ( en locs)
    a cubierto: ponerse a cubierto de la lluvia to take cover o to shelter from the rain

    cubrir ( conjugate cubrir) verbo transitivo

    cubierto algo de algo to cover sth with sth;

    b)demanda/necesidad to meet

    c)plaza/vacante to fill

    cubrirse verbo pronominal
    1

    cara to cover



    2 ( llenarse):

    cubierto,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 covered
    (piscina) indoor
    (cielo) overcast
    2 (trabajo, plaza) filled
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 (asiento y plato para un comensal) place setting
    2 cubiertos, cutlery sing
    cubrir verbo transitivo to cover
    ' cubierto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cubierta
    - escarchada
    - escarchado
    - rebañar
    - amanecer
    - bañar
    - cielo
    - cubrir
    - lleno
    - monte
    - nube
    - pastel
    - sobrar
    - tenedor
    English:
    dusty
    - grassy
    - indoor
    - laminated
    - litter
    - muddy
    - oily
    - overgrown
    - place
    - place setting
    - server
    - snow-covered
    - soapy
    - veiled
    - blaze
    - Christmas
    - cover
    - Danish
    - greasy
    - icy
    - over
    - setting
    * * *
    cubierto, -a
    participio
    ver cubrir
    adj
    1. [tapado, recubierto] covered (de with);
    estar a cubierto [protegido] to be under cover;
    [con saldo acreedor] to be in the black;
    durmieron a cubierto they slept with a roof over their heads;
    ponerse a cubierto to take cover
    2. [cielo] overcast
    3. [vacante] filled
    nm
    1. [pieza de cubertería] piece of cutlery;
    cubiertos cutlery;
    mis cubiertos están sucios my knife and fork (and spoon) are dirty
    2. [para cada persona] place setting;
    pon un cubierto más en la mesa set another place at (the) table
    3. [comida] set menu
    * * *
    I partcubrir
    II adj covered (de with, in)
    III m
    1 piece of flatware, Br
    piece of cutlery;
    cubiertos pl flatware sg, Br cutlery sg
    2 en la mesa place setting
    3
    :
    ponerse a cubierto take cover (de from)
    * * *
    1) : cover, shelter
    bajo cubierto: under cover
    2) : table setting
    3) : utensil, piece of silverware
    * * *
    1. (en general) covered
    2. (cielo) cloudy [comp. cloudier; superl. cloudiest]
    3. (puesto) filled
    4. (instalación) indoor

    Spanish-English dictionary > cubierto

  • 8 cubrir una necesidad

    (v.) = cover + need, meet + need, serve + need, fill + need, fulfil + need, speak to + need
    Ex. Colleges of Higher Education aim to cover the needs of their students by the provision of book and non-book materials.
    Ex. Many common needs could be met by shared accommodation and equipment.
    Ex. The public library, the university library, the library of a commercial firm, for example, each serve the various needs of differing groups of users.
    Ex. Collier's Encyclopedia 'has been designed and built to fill the needs of the most exacting school and home users'.
    Ex. The first edition was intended to fill this gap, and its reception, both in Britain and abroad, showed that it did indeed fulfil a real need.
    Ex. His long-espoused assertion that the development of any literacy takes off when it speaks to the needs of the individuals is clearly exemplified by the rapid assimilation of mobile communications technologies.
    * * *
    (v.) = cover + need, meet + need, serve + need, fill + need, fulfil + need, speak to + need

    Ex: Colleges of Higher Education aim to cover the needs of their students by the provision of book and non-book materials.

    Ex: Many common needs could be met by shared accommodation and equipment.
    Ex: The public library, the university library, the library of a commercial firm, for example, each serve the various needs of differing groups of users.
    Ex: Collier's Encyclopedia 'has been designed and built to fill the needs of the most exacting school and home users'.
    Ex: The first edition was intended to fill this gap, and its reception, both in Britain and abroad, showed that it did indeed fulfil a real need.
    Ex: His long-espoused assertion that the development of any literacy takes off when it speaks to the needs of the individuals is clearly exemplified by the rapid assimilation of mobile communications technologies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cubrir una necesidad

  • 9 de esa época

    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    * * *

    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de esa época

  • 10 deformar

    v.
    1 to deform (huesos, objetos).
    El calor deformó el plástico The heat deformed the plastic.
    2 to distort, to deface, to twist.
    Sus mentiras deforman los resultados Her lies distort the results.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to deform, put out of shape; (cara) to disfigure; (realidad, imagen, etc) to distort
    1 to become distorted, go out of shape
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ cuerpo] to deform
    2) [+ objeto] to distort, deform

    si sigues tirando del jersey, lo deformarás — if you keep pulling at your sweater you'll pull it out of shape

    no te pongas mis zapatos que me los deformas — don't wear my shoes, you'll put them out of shape

    3) [+ imagen, realidad] to distort
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < imagen> to distort; <chapa/riel> to distort
    b) <verdad/realidad> to distort
    c) (Anat, Med) to deform
    2.
    deformarse v pron
    a) imagen to become distorted
    b) puerta/riel to distort, become distorted
    c) (Anat, Med) to become deformed
    * * *
    = distort, mar, misrepresent, strain, disfigure, falsify, warp, deform.
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    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. His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex. Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex. These multipliers are low in comparison with those applied by commercial publishers, though the comparison is substantially falsified by the high costs for the institutions of originating publications in a number of parallel language versions.
    Ex. Metallic shelves cannot be damaged by woodworms or rodents and they are not likely to warp under the weight of bound volumes and are fire-proof.
    Ex. As you probably have noticed, squash balls aren't very bouncy at all, they deform when they hit a wall or the floor.
    ----
    * deformarse = deflect.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < imagen> to distort; <chapa/riel> to distort
    b) <verdad/realidad> to distort
    c) (Anat, Med) to deform
    2.
    deformarse v pron
    a) imagen to become distorted
    b) puerta/riel to distort, become distorted
    c) (Anat, Med) to become deformed
    * * *
    = distort, mar, misrepresent, strain, disfigure, falsify, warp, deform.

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    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: His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex: Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex: These multipliers are low in comparison with those applied by commercial publishers, though the comparison is substantially falsified by the high costs for the institutions of originating publications in a number of parallel language versions.
    Ex: Metallic shelves cannot be damaged by woodworms or rodents and they are not likely to warp under the weight of bound volumes and are fire-proof.
    Ex: As you probably have noticed, squash balls aren't very bouncy at all, they deform when they hit a wall or the floor.
    * deformarse = deflect.

    * * *
    deformar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹imagen› to distort
    2 ‹chapa/riel› to distort, to twist ( o push etc) … out of shape
    la percha ha deformado la chaqueta the hanger has pulled the jacket out of shape
    3 ‹verdad/realidad› to distort
    4 ( Anat, Med) ‹cara/brazo› to deform
    la artritis le ha deformado los dedos her fingers have been deformed by o become misshapen with arthritis
    1 «imagen» to become distorted
    2 «puerta/riel» to distort, become distorted, bend ( o twist etc) out of shape
    los zapatos se me deformaron con la lluvia my shoes got wet in the rain and lost their shape
    3 ( Anat, Med) «cara/mano» to become deformed
    * * *

    deformar ( conjugate deformar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Anat, Med) to deform

    deformarse verbo pronominal

    b) (Anat, Med) to become deformed

    deformar verbo transitivo
    1 (una parte del cuerpo) to deform
    (una prenda) to put out of shape
    2 (la verdad, realidad, una imagen) to distort
    ' deformar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desfigurar
    English:
    deform
    - distort
    - misrepresent
    * * *
    vt
    1. [cuerpo, figura, miembro] to deform;
    [prenda] to pull out of shape; [metal] to twist; [madera] to warp
    2. [imagen] to distort
    3. [la verdad, la realidad] to distort
    * * *
    v/t
    1 forma, sonido distort
    2 MED deform
    * * *
    1) : to deform, to disfigure
    2) : to distort

    Spanish-English dictionary > deformar

  • 11 demostrar

    v.
    1 to show, to display.
    demuestra tener mucho interés (en) he shows a lot of interest (in)
    2 to demonstrate, to show (funcionamiento, procedimiento).
    El chico demostró su hipótesis The boy demonstrated his hypothesis.
    El vendedor demostró sus artículos The salesman demonstrated his ware.
    3 to demonstrate, to prove.
    4 to prove to, to demonstrate to, to show to.
    Mi auto demostró ser el mejor My car proved to be the best.
    5 to demo, to make a demonstration of.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ CONTAR], like link=contar contar
    1 (probar) to prove, show
    2 (hacer una demostración) to demonstrate, show
    3 (manifestar) to show
    4 MATEMÁTICAS to prove
    * * *
    verb
    2) show
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=probar) to prove

    demostró que Galileo tenía razón — she proved Galileo right, she proved o showed that Galileo was right

    demostró lo mal que hablaba francésit proved o showed how badly he spoke French

    2) (=enseñar) to show, demonstrate

    nos demostraron cómo funcionaba el sistema eléctricothey showed us o demonstrated to us how the electrical system worked

    3) (=mostrar) [+ emoción, sentimiento] to show, display

    no demostró ningún interés en mis problemashe showed o displayed no interest in my problems

    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( probar) < verdad> to prove, demonstrate; < teorema> to prove

    eso demuestra su ignoranciathat shows o proves his ignorance

    ha demostrado ser or que es muy capaz — he's shown himself to be very able

    2)
    a) <interés/sentimiento> to show
    b) <funcionamiento/método> to demonstrate
    * * *
    = demonstrate, evidence, exemplify, prove, show, substantiate, attest to + the fact that, provide + evidence, go to + show, bear + witness.
    Ex. The two objectives are interdependent, and this can be demonstrated first by examining the first objective.
    Ex. Although in this case there is no SLIS presence in the teaching, it is noteworthy that the same concern as that evidenced in the City University programme is present.
    Ex. Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.
    Ex. One must be able to prove that a new staff member was selected with due process and with clearly delineated criteria.
    Ex. This shows a record in an abstracts based bibliographic data base.
    Ex. It can be substantiated that in switching over to new technologies we often have not done this kind of linkage.
    Ex. Statistical reports from several libraries attest to the 'fact' that the great majority of library users are performing topical subject searches, not author/title or known-item searches.
    Ex. Against that kind of thinking it is pointless to quote research figures and surveys and reports that provide evidence time and again of the importance of book ownership in the acquisition of the 'better education' everybody wants for their children.
    Ex. This example goes to show that talent for academic work is only one variety of giftedness.
    Ex. Controversy and antagonism attended each area of investigation, as a flood of secondary publication bears witness.
    ----
    * demostrar Algo con pruebas = demonstrate + in print.
    * demostrar claramente = demonstrate + clearly.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar el argumento de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar la teoría de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar la valía = realise + the potential.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * demostrar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * demostrar los sentimientos de Uno = wear + Posesivo + heart on + Posesivo + sleeve, show + Posesivo + feelings.
    * demostrarlo todo = be proof enough.
    * demostrar + Posesivo + valía = prove + Posesivo + value, prove + Posesivo + worth, prove + Reflexivo, show + Posesivo + worth.
    * demostrar + Posesivo + valor = prove + Posesivo + value, prove + Posesivo + worth, prove + Reflexivo, show + Posesivo + worth, prove + Posesivo + courage.
    * demostrar que Algo no es cierto = debunk.
    * demostrar que se está en lo cierto = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar ser = prove + to be, establish + a record.
    * demostrar ser mejor = prove + superior.
    * demostrar ser necesario = prove + necessary.
    * demostrar ser superior = prove + superior.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar su utilidad = come into + Posesivo + own.
    * demostrar su valía = prove + its worth, realise + its full potential.
    * demostrar tajantemente = demonstrate + emphatically.
    * demostrar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * el movimiento se demuestra andando = actions speak louder than words.
    * eso demuestra que = it (just) goes to show that.
    * estar por demostrar = be unproven.
    * evidencia + demostrar = evidence + show.
    * experiencia + demostrar = experience + show.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * lo que demuestra que = which (just) goes to show that.
    * que demuestra desequilibrio de carácter = off-balance.
    * que puede demostrarse = demonstrably.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( probar) < verdad> to prove, demonstrate; < teorema> to prove

    eso demuestra su ignoranciathat shows o proves his ignorance

    ha demostrado ser or que es muy capaz — he's shown himself to be very able

    2)
    a) <interés/sentimiento> to show
    b) <funcionamiento/método> to demonstrate
    * * *
    = demonstrate, evidence, exemplify, prove, show, substantiate, attest to + the fact that, provide + evidence, go to + show, bear + witness.

    Ex: The two objectives are interdependent, and this can be demonstrated first by examining the first objective.

    Ex: Although in this case there is no SLIS presence in the teaching, it is noteworthy that the same concern as that evidenced in the City University programme is present.
    Ex: Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.
    Ex: One must be able to prove that a new staff member was selected with due process and with clearly delineated criteria.
    Ex: This shows a record in an abstracts based bibliographic data base.
    Ex: It can be substantiated that in switching over to new technologies we often have not done this kind of linkage.
    Ex: Statistical reports from several libraries attest to the 'fact' that the great majority of library users are performing topical subject searches, not author/title or known-item searches.
    Ex: Against that kind of thinking it is pointless to quote research figures and surveys and reports that provide evidence time and again of the importance of book ownership in the acquisition of the 'better education' everybody wants for their children.
    Ex: This example goes to show that talent for academic work is only one variety of giftedness.
    Ex: Controversy and antagonism attended each area of investigation, as a flood of secondary publication bears witness.
    * demostrar Algo con pruebas = demonstrate + in print.
    * demostrar claramente = demonstrate + clearly.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar el argumento de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar la teoría de Uno = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar la valía = realise + the potential.
    * demostrar lo contrario = prove + differently.
    * demostrar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * demostrar los sentimientos de Uno = wear + Posesivo + heart on + Posesivo + sleeve, show + Posesivo + feelings.
    * demostrarlo todo = be proof enough.
    * demostrar + Posesivo + valía = prove + Posesivo + value, prove + Posesivo + worth, prove + Reflexivo, show + Posesivo + worth.
    * demostrar + Posesivo + valor = prove + Posesivo + value, prove + Posesivo + worth, prove + Reflexivo, show + Posesivo + worth, prove + Posesivo + courage.
    * demostrar que Algo no es cierto = debunk.
    * demostrar que se está en lo cierto = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar que se tiene razón = prove + Posesivo + point, prove + point, make + Posesivo + case.
    * demostrar ser = prove + to be, establish + a record.
    * demostrar ser mejor = prove + superior.
    * demostrar ser necesario = prove + necessary.
    * demostrar ser superior = prove + superior.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar su utilidad = come into + Posesivo + own.
    * demostrar su valía = prove + its worth, realise + its full potential.
    * demostrar tajantemente = demonstrate + emphatically.
    * demostrar un argumento = substantiate + claim.
    * el movimiento se demuestra andando = actions speak louder than words.
    * eso demuestra que = it (just) goes to show that.
    * estar por demostrar = be unproven.
    * evidencia + demostrar = evidence + show.
    * experiencia + demostrar = experience + show.
    * hasta que no se demuestre lo contrario = until proven otherwise.
    * inocente hasta que se demuestre lo contrario = innocent until proven guilty.
    * lo que demuestra que = which (just) goes to show that.
    * que demuestra desequilibrio de carácter = off-balance.
    * que puede demostrarse = demonstrably.

    * * *
    vt
    A (probar) ‹verdad› to prove, demonstrate; ‹teorema› to prove
    sus respuestas demuestran una inteligencia poco común her answers demonstrate above average intelligence
    eso demuestra que él ya lo sabía that shows o proves that he already knew
    te voy a demostrar que tengo razón I'm going to prove to you that I'm right
    demostrar + INF:
    ha demostrado ser muy capaz he's shown himself to be very able
    demostró no tener la más mínima idea he showed o demonstrated that he didn't have the slightest idea
    B
    1 ‹interés/sentimiento› to show
    2 ‹funcionamiento/método› to demonstrate
    * * *

     

    demostrar ( conjugate demostrar) verbo transitivo
    1verdad/teorema to prove, demonstrate;
    ignorancia to show, prove;

    demostrar que algo es/no es cierto to prove sth right/wrong
    2
    a)interés/sentimiento to show

    b)funcionamiento/método to demonstrate

    demostrar verbo transitivo
    1 (enseñar) to show, demonstrate
    2 (hacer evidente) to prove
    ' demostrar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acreditar
    - agradecimiento
    - comprobar
    - denotar
    - desplegar
    - identificar
    - manifestar
    - probar
    English:
    demonstrate
    - prove
    - show
    - skill
    - display
    - exemplify
    - exhibit
    - QED
    - unproven
    * * *
    1. [mostrar, exhibir] to show, to display;
    demuestra tener mucho interés (en) he shows a lot of interest (in);
    demostró ser lo suficientemente responsable para el puesto she showed herself to be responsible enough for the post;
    el tenista australiano demostró ser uno de los mejores the Australian tennis player proved himself to be one of the best in the game;
    demostraba no tenerle miedo a nadie she showed that she was afraid of nobody
    2. [probar] to demonstrate, to prove;
    ¿me quieres? ¡pues demuéstramelo! you love me, do you? well, prove it!;
    …lo cual demuestra que estabas equivocado …which goes to show that you were wrong
    3. [funcionamiento, procedimiento] to demonstrate, to show;
    ¿nos podría demostrar cómo funciona? would you mind showing us how it works?
    * * *
    v/t
    1 prove
    2 ( enseñar) demonstrate
    3 ( mostrar) show
    * * *
    demostrar {19} vt
    : to demonstrate, to show
    * * *
    1. (mostrar) to show [pt. showed; pp. shown]
    2. (probar) to prove

    Spanish-English dictionary > demostrar

  • 12 deslucir

    v.
    1 to spoil, to ruin.
    2 to make unattractive.
    3 to dull, to spoil, to make look dull, to dim.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ LUCIR], like link=lucir lucir
    1 (quitar la brillantez) to tarnish, take the shine off; (descolorar) to fade
    2 figurado (quitar la gracia) to mar, spoil; (desacreditar) to discredit
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ mármol] to fade; [+ metal] to tarnish
    2) (=estropear) to spoil, ruin
    3) [+ persona] to discredit
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <actuación/desfile> to spoil; <colores/cortinas> to fade, cause... to fade
    * * *
    = tarnish, take + the shine off things, mar.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    Ex. Not being able to run DP on IIS and not being able to find a commercial web hosting company who ran Apache, took the initial shine off things for me.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <actuación/desfile> to spoil; <colores/cortinas> to fade, cause... to fade
    * * *
    = tarnish, take + the shine off things, mar.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    Ex: Not being able to run DP on IIS and not being able to find a commercial web hosting company who ran Apache, took the initial shine off things for me.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.

    * * *
    deslucir [I5 ]
    vt
    1 ‹actuación/desfile› to spoil
    la lluvia deslució el festival the rain spoiled the festival
    la presentación desluce el trabajo the presentation detracts from o spoils the work
    2 ‹colores/cortinas› to fade, cause … to fade
    el polvo deslucía los muebles the dust made the furniture look dull
    * * *

    deslucir vtr (un acto, espectáculo) to mar: el mal sonido deslució el concierto, the concert was marred by poor sound equipment
    una pelea deslució la fiesta, the party was ruined because of a fight
    ' deslucir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sombra
    * * *
    to spoil;
    la lluvia deslució el desfile the rain spoiled the parade;
    las acusaciones deslucieron su victoria the accusations took the shine off his victory
    * * *
    v/t tarnish; fig
    spoil
    * * *
    deslucir {45} vt
    1) : to spoil
    2) : to fade, to dull, to tarnish
    3) : to discredit

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslucir

  • 13 discretamente

    adv.
    1 discreetly, sensibly, prudently.
    2 inconspicuously, discreetly, soberly, in privacy.
    * * *
    1 tactfully, unobtrusively, quietly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=sin notarse) discreetly
    2) (=sobriamente) soberly
    3) (=modestamente) unobtrusively
    * * *
    adverbio discreetly
    * * *
    = discreetly, tactfully, unobtrusively, soberly, unnoticeably, inconspicuously.
    Ex. 'She's also on to look into the matter of merit increases and faculty evaluation,' she coughed discreetly.
    Ex. Tournquist settled back in her chair, trying tactfully not to read any of the papers which littered his desk.
    Ex. The online environment made it possible to observe the user directly and unobtrusively without interrupting the search process.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. The tube in the two types tapers almost unnoticeably from base to tip.
    Ex. He had merely stolen away as inconspicuously as possible.
    * * *
    adverbio discreetly
    * * *
    = discreetly, tactfully, unobtrusively, soberly, unnoticeably, inconspicuously.

    Ex: 'She's also on to look into the matter of merit increases and faculty evaluation,' she coughed discreetly.

    Ex: Tournquist settled back in her chair, trying tactfully not to read any of the papers which littered his desk.
    Ex: The online environment made it possible to observe the user directly and unobtrusively without interrupting the search process.
    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: The tube in the two types tapers almost unnoticeably from base to tip.
    Ex: He had merely stolen away as inconspicuously as possible.

    * * *
    discreetly
    iba muy discretamente maquillada she was very discreetly made-up
    hace su labor discretamente, sin molestar a los demás she quietly gets on with her work without bothering anyone else
    * * *
    discreetly;
    miró discretamente a la muchacha he took a discreet look at the girl;
    vestía muy discretamente he was soberly dressed

    Spanish-English dictionary > discretamente

  • 14 ejemplificar

    v.
    to exemplify.
    El abogado ilustró su punto The lawyer illustrated his point.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to illustrate, exemplify
    * * *
    VT to exemplify, illustrate
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to give examples of, illustrate... with examples
    * * *
    = exemplify, typify, instantiate.
    Ex. Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.
    Ex. The third significant category is typified by Urdu authors.
    Ex. The weak model sees a limited role for mathematics in social sciences whereas a strong model sees mathematics as the model that instantiates theory.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to give examples of, illustrate... with examples
    * * *
    = exemplify, typify, instantiate.

    Ex: Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.

    Ex: The third significant category is typified by Urdu authors.
    Ex: The weak model sees a limited role for mathematics in social sciences whereas a strong model sees mathematics as the model that instantiates theory.

    * * *
    vt
    to give examples of, illustrate … with examples, exemplify ( frml)
    * * *
    to exemplify
    * * *
    v/t exemplify
    * * *
    ejemplificar {72} vt
    : to exemplify, to illustrate

    Spanish-English dictionary > ejemplificar

  • 15 elegante

    adj.
    1 elegant, smart (persona, ropa).
    estás muy elegante con ese vestido you look really smart in that dress
    ponte elegante, vamos a una boda make yourself smart, we're going to a wedding
    2 smart, chic (barrio, hotel, fiesta).
    3 graceful, elegant (movimiento, porte).
    4 gracious (actitud, comportamiento).
    fue un gesto poco elegante por su parte it wasn't a very gracious gesture on his part
    f. & m.
    elegant person.
    * * *
    1 elegant, smart, stylish
    * * *
    adj.
    elegant, smart
    * * *
    ADJ [gen] elegant; [traje, fiesta, tienda] fashionable, smart; [sociedad] fashionable, elegant; [decoración] tasteful; [frase] elegant, well-turned, polished
    * * *
    1)
    a) <moda/vestido> elegant, smart

    iba muy elegante — ( bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; ( garboso) he looked very elegant

    b) <barrio/restaurante/fiesta> smart, fashionable
    2) <estilo/frase> elegant, polished; < solución> elegant, neat
    * * *
    = elegant, glamorous, dashing, genteel, graceful, gracious, chic, polished, stylish, dainty [daintier -comp., daintiest -sup.], gourmet, glam, voguish, dapper, swish.
    Ex. A modern comfortable library could look like that in Berlin's Tiergarten, with its opne-air gardens, or resemble Evanston's library with its comfortable chairs and elegant (and, one hopes, safe) fireplaces.
    Ex. Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.
    Ex. Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. The author who can vary his terminology to maintain the reader's interest is a handicap to the indexer, who is more concerned with the ideas conveyed than with the niceties of a graceful literary style.
    Ex. It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex. From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex. The consolidation of abstracts into a polished bulletin or list is usually the responsibility of information staff.
    Ex. A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex. They then went to a rather dainty little Italian restaurant where they ate a scrumptious meal and drank a bottle of wine.
    Ex. Several hundred fans noshed on gourmet sandwiches, pizza, pasta and fancy chips and dips.
    Ex. Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    Ex. Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    Ex. He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.
    Ex. The entrance to the hotel is very swish and the rooms although small very well maintained and clean.
    ----
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * poco elegante = inelegant, awkward, dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * * *
    1)
    a) <moda/vestido> elegant, smart

    iba muy elegante — ( bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; ( garboso) he looked very elegant

    b) <barrio/restaurante/fiesta> smart, fashionable
    2) <estilo/frase> elegant, polished; < solución> elegant, neat
    * * *
    = elegant, glamorous, dashing, genteel, graceful, gracious, chic, polished, stylish, dainty [daintier -comp., daintiest -sup.], gourmet, glam, voguish, dapper, swish.

    Ex: A modern comfortable library could look like that in Berlin's Tiergarten, with its opne-air gardens, or resemble Evanston's library with its comfortable chairs and elegant (and, one hopes, safe) fireplaces.

    Ex: Service is perhaps not a very glamorous concept, but we are nevertheless a service profession = El servicio quizás no es un concepto muy atractivo, pero no obstante somos una profesión dedicada al servicio.
    Ex: Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories.
    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: The author who can vary his terminology to maintain the reader's interest is a handicap to the indexer, who is more concerned with the ideas conveyed than with the niceties of a graceful literary style.
    Ex: It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
    Ex: From the chic Princes Square and the monumental St Enoch Centre to the magnificent Buchanan Galleries, shopping is an essential part of the Glasgow experience.
    Ex: The consolidation of abstracts into a polished bulletin or list is usually the responsibility of information staff.
    Ex: A number of innovative initiatives have resulted in stylish new public libraries.
    Ex: They then went to a rather dainty little Italian restaurant where they ate a scrumptious meal and drank a bottle of wine.
    Ex: Several hundred fans noshed on gourmet sandwiches, pizza, pasta and fancy chips and dips.
    Ex: Ponytails are becoming glam, says the New York Times.
    Ex: Wearing a wedding gown from a charity shop is very voguish right now.
    Ex: He was looking very dapper in a pinstripe suit and tie, for some reason not sweaty and gross like everyone else.
    Ex: The entrance to the hotel is very swish and the rooms although small very well maintained and clean.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * poco elegante = inelegant, awkward, dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].

    * * *
    A
    1 ‹moda/vestido› elegant, stylish, smart
    iba muy elegante (bien vestido) he was very well o very smartly dressed; (garboso, grácil) he was very stylishly o elegantly dressed, he looked very elegant
    ¡qué elegante te has puesto! ( fam); you look smart!
    los elegantes jardines de la casa the elegantly o beautifully laid out gardens of the house
    2 ‹barrio/restaurante/fiesta› smart, fashionable, chic
    B
    1 ‹estilo› elegant, polished
    una frase muy elegante a very elegant o a well-turned phrase
    2 (generoso) ‹gesto/actitud› generous, handsome
    3 ‹solución› elegant, neat
    * * *

     

    elegante adjetivo
    1
    a)moda/vestido elegant, smart;

    iba muy elegante he was very well o very smartly dressed

    b)barrio/restaurante/fiesta smart

    2estilo/frase elegant, polished
    elegante adjetivo elegant
    ' elegante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    arreglar
    - arreglada
    - arreglado
    - arreglarse
    - bonita
    - bonito
    - sobria
    - sobrio
    - vestir
    - vestirse
    - gagá
    - pituco
    English:
    avail
    - chic
    - classy
    - dashing
    - dowdy
    - dressy
    - elegant
    - fashionable
    - fine
    - graceful
    - gracious
    - ladylike
    - posh
    - ritzy
    - sleek
    - smart
    - snappy
    - snazzy
    - swish
    - unfashionable
    - awkward
    - debonair
    - do
    - dress
    - show
    - sprawl
    - stylish
    - suave
    - trim
    * * *
    1. [en vestimenta] [persona] elegant, smart;
    [ropa, calzado] smart, elegant;
    estás muy elegante con ese vestido you look really smart in that dress;
    ir elegante to be dressed smartly;
    ¡qué elegante vas! you look smart!;
    ponte elegante, vamos a una boda make yourself smart, we're going to a wedding;
    es elegante en el vestir he dresses elegantly o smartly
    2. [lujoso] [barrio, hotel, fiesta] smart, chic;
    los elegantes bulevares parisinos the elegant boulevards of Paris
    3. [en garbo, porte] graceful, elegant
    4. [en actitud, comportamiento] gracious;
    fue un gesto poco elegante por su parte it wasn't a very gracious gesture on his part
    5. [estilo, frase] elegant
    * * *
    adj elegant, stylish
    * * *
    : elegant, smart
    * * *
    1. (persona, vestido) elegant
    2. (lugar) smart

    Spanish-English dictionary > elegante

  • 16 estropear

    v.
    1 to break (aparato).
    2 to ruin (ropa, vista).
    el exceso de sol estropea la piel too much sun is bad for the skin
    Elsa estropeó a su hijo Elsa ruined her son.
    3 to ruin, to spoil (plan, cosecha).
    siempre tienes que estropearlo todo you always have to ruin everything
    Ese chico estropeó mis planes That boy spoiled my plans.
    4 to age.
    5 to damage, to ruin, to bang up, to batter.
    Elsa estropeó mi auto Elsa damaged my car.
    * * *
    1 (máquina) to damage, break, ruin
    2 (cosecha) to spoil, ruin
    3 (plan etc) to spoil, ruin
    4 (salud) to be bad for
    5 (envejecer) to age
    6 (manos, pelo) to ruin
    1 (máquina) to break down
    2 (cosecha) to be spoiled, get damaged
    3 (plan etc) to fail, fall through, go wrong
    4 (comida) to go bad
    * * *
    verb
    1) to spoil, ruin
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=averiar) [+ juguete, lavadora, ascensor] to break; [+ vehículo] to damage
    2) (=dañar) [+ tela, ropa, zapatos] to ruin
    3) (=malograr) [+ plan, cosecha, actuación] to ruin, spoil

    la luz estropea el vino — light spoils wine, light makes wine go off

    4) (=afear) [+ objeto, habitación] to ruin the look of, spoil the look of; [+ vista, panorama] to ruin, spoil

    estropeó el escritorio pintándolo de blancohe ruined o spoiled the look of the desk by painting it white

    ese sofá estropea el salón — that sofa ruins the look of the living room, that sofa spoils (the look of) the living room

    5) (=envejecer)
    [+ persona]
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <aparato/mecanismo> to damage, break; < coche> to damage
    b) ( malograr) <plan/vacaciones> to spoil, ruin
    2) (deteriorar, dañar) < piel> to damage, ruin; < juguete> to break; < ropa> to ruin
    2.
    estropearse v pron
    1)
    a) ( averiarse) to break down
    b) plan to go wrong
    2)
    a) ( deteriorarse) frutato go bad; leche/pescado to go off
    b) (Esp) persona ( afearse) to lose one's looks
    * * *
    = break down, mar, ruin, spoil, mutilate, disfigure, vandalise [vandalize, -USA], corrupt, despoil, deface, bungle, fudge, wash out, cast + a blight on, blight.
    Ex. It describes our experience in combatting mould which grew as a result of high humidity and temperatures when the air conditioning system broke down for several days after several days of rain.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. Besides, winding up in an exclusive arrangement with a distributor that has rotten customer service ruins any advantage.
    Ex. But if set-off did occur and threatened to set back and spoil subsequent impressions of the first forme, the tympan cloth could be rubbed over with lye to clean it.
    Ex. Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    Ex. Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex. This article argues in favour of the term 'conservator' rather than 'restorer' of books as the former does not conjure up a picture of the Victorian artisan vandalising documents with irreversible treatments simply for effect.
    Ex. Libraries which have public access computers should take precautions to prevent their systems being corrupted.
    Ex. The main justifications, couched mostly in race-neutral terms, were that the squatters would increase crime, decrease property values, spread disease, & despoil the natural environment.
    Ex. Do not write or scribble in books or otherwise deface them.
    Ex. Regrettably, the well-intentioned publication of Devereux's typescript has been incurably bungled, and Rastell remains without either a complete or trustworthy bibliography.
    Ex. This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex. Some sections of road washed out by flood waters.
    Ex. Rampant commercialisation of publishing is casting a blight on literature.
    Ex. The global outbreak of swine flu has spread fear through the travel sector, blighting any green shoots of recovery from the financial crisis.
    ----
    * algo que estropea el paisaje = a blot on the landscape.
    * estar estropeándose = be on the way out.
    * estropear el efecto = spoil + effect.
    * estropear el placer = spoil + pleasure.
    * estropearlo = crap it up.
    * estropear los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear los planes, chaflar los planes, desbaratar los planes, desbaratar = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * estropear + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * estropearse = go down, sour, give up + the ghost, conk out, go + kaput, be kaput, go to + seed, go + haywire, go + haywire, be up the spout.
    * estropear una relación = poison + a relationship.
    * estropear un chiste = kill + a joke, kill + a joke.
    * que estropea el paisaje = eyesore.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <aparato/mecanismo> to damage, break; < coche> to damage
    b) ( malograr) <plan/vacaciones> to spoil, ruin
    2) (deteriorar, dañar) < piel> to damage, ruin; < juguete> to break; < ropa> to ruin
    2.
    estropearse v pron
    1)
    a) ( averiarse) to break down
    b) plan to go wrong
    2)
    a) ( deteriorarse) frutato go bad; leche/pescado to go off
    b) (Esp) persona ( afearse) to lose one's looks
    * * *
    = break down, mar, ruin, spoil, mutilate, disfigure, vandalise [vandalize, -USA], corrupt, despoil, deface, bungle, fudge, wash out, cast + a blight on, blight.

    Ex: It describes our experience in combatting mould which grew as a result of high humidity and temperatures when the air conditioning system broke down for several days after several days of rain.

    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: Besides, winding up in an exclusive arrangement with a distributor that has rotten customer service ruins any advantage.
    Ex: But if set-off did occur and threatened to set back and spoil subsequent impressions of the first forme, the tympan cloth could be rubbed over with lye to clean it.
    Ex: Prompt responses are required to bomb threats and reports of such dangerous or criminal conduct as sprinkling acid on chairs or clothing, mutilating books, tampering with the card catalog, or obscene behavior.
    Ex: Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex: This article argues in favour of the term 'conservator' rather than 'restorer' of books as the former does not conjure up a picture of the Victorian artisan vandalising documents with irreversible treatments simply for effect.
    Ex: Libraries which have public access computers should take precautions to prevent their systems being corrupted.
    Ex: The main justifications, couched mostly in race-neutral terms, were that the squatters would increase crime, decrease property values, spread disease, & despoil the natural environment.
    Ex: Do not write or scribble in books or otherwise deface them.
    Ex: Regrettably, the well-intentioned publication of Devereux's typescript has been incurably bungled, and Rastell remains without either a complete or trustworthy bibliography.
    Ex: This adaptation of David Leavitt's novel wobbles between comedy and melodrama, ultimately fudging the novel's spiky empathy.
    Ex: Some sections of road washed out by flood waters.
    Ex: Rampant commercialisation of publishing is casting a blight on literature.
    Ex: The global outbreak of swine flu has spread fear through the travel sector, blighting any green shoots of recovery from the financial crisis.
    * algo que estropea el paisaje = a blot on the landscape.
    * estar estropeándose = be on the way out.
    * estropear el efecto = spoil + effect.
    * estropear el placer = spoil + pleasure.
    * estropearlo = crap it up.
    * estropear los planes = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear los planes, chaflar los planes, desbaratar los planes, desbaratar = upset + the applecart.
    * estropear + Posesivo + imagen = ruin + Posesivo + style, cramp + Posesivo + style.
    * estropear + Posesivo + planes = upset + Posesivo + plans, ruin + Posesivo + plans.
    * estropearse = go down, sour, give up + the ghost, conk out, go + kaput, be kaput, go to + seed, go + haywire, go + haywire, be up the spout.
    * estropear una relación = poison + a relationship.
    * estropear un chiste = kill + a joke, kill + a joke.
    * que estropea el paisaje = eyesore.

    * * *
    estropear [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹aparato/mecanismo› to damage, break; ‹coche› to damage
    2 (malograr) ‹plan› to spoil, ruin, wreck ( colloq)
    este niño se ha empeñado en estropearnos las vacaciones this child is determined to spoil o ruin o wreck our holidays (for us)
    B
    (deteriorar, dañar): no laves esa camisa con lejía que la estropeas don't use bleach on that shirt, you'll ruin it
    el calor ha estropeado la fruta the heat has made the fruit go bad
    el exceso de sol puede estropear la piel too much sun can damage o harm your skin
    si lo estropeas, no te compro más juguetes if you break it, I won't buy you any more toys
    estropeó la comida echándole mucha sal he spoiled the food by putting too much salt in it
    A
    1 (averiarse) to break down
    el coche se ha vuelto a estropear the car's broken down again
    la lavadora está estropeada the washing machine is broken
    2 «plan» to go wrong
    B
    1
    (deteriorarse): los zapatos se me han estropeado con la lluvia the rain has ruined my shoes, my shoes have been ruined by the rain
    mete la fruta en la nevera, que se va a estropear put the fruit in the fridge or it'll go bad
    2 ( Esp) «persona» (afearse) to lose one's looks
    últimamente se ha estropeado mucho lately she's really lost her looks
    * * *

     

    estropear ( conjugate estropear) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)aparato/mecanismo to damage, break;

    coche to damage
    b) ( malograr) ‹plan/vacaciones to spoil, ruin

    2 (deteriorar, dañar) ‹ piel to damage, ruin;
    juguete to break;
    ropa to ruin;

    estropearse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) ( averiarse) [motor/coche] to break down;


    b) [plan/vacaciones] to go wrong

    2 ( deteriorarse) [ fruta] to go bad;
    [leche/pescado] to go off;
    [zapatos/chaqueta] to get ruined
    estropear verbo transitivo
    1 (causar daños) to damage: hemos estropeado la impresora porque usamos el papel equivocado, we have ruined the printer because we used the wrong kind of paper
    2 (frustrar, malograr) to spoil, ruin: ¡lo has estropeado todo con tus meteduras de pata!, you've ruined everything with your big mouth!
    3 (una máquina) to break
    ' estropear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguar
    - cargarse
    - dar
    - dañar
    - deshacer
    - destripar
    - joder
    - jorobar
    - perder
    - salar
    - embromar
    - estropeado
    - fastidiar
    English:
    botch
    - break
    - bungle
    - damage
    - damper
    - mar
    - mess up
    - muck up
    - ruin
    - screw up
    - spoil
    - unspoilt
    - wreck
    - disfigure
    - kill
    - mess
    * * *
    vt
    1. [averiar] to break
    2. [dañar] to damage;
    no juegues al fútbol con esos zapatos, que los estropearás don't play football in those shoes, you'll ruin them;
    la lejía estropea la ropa bleach damages clothes;
    el exceso de sol estropea la piel too much sun is bad for the skin
    3. [echar a perder] to ruin, to spoil;
    la lluvia estropeó nuestros planes the rain ruined o spoiled our plans;
    siempre tienes que estropearlo todo you always have to ruin everything
    4. [envejecer] to age
    * * *
    v/t
    1 aparato break
    2 plan ruin, spoil
    * * *
    1) arruinar: to ruin, to spoil
    2) : to break, to damage
    * * *
    1. (en general) to ruin / to spoil [pt. & pp. spoilt]
    2. (aparato) to damage

    Spanish-English dictionary > estropear

  • 17 ilustrar

    v.
    1 to illustrate, to explain.
    ilustrar algo con un ejemplo to illustrate something with an example
    El libro ilustra la caridad The book illustrates charity.
    El artista ilustró el libro The artist illustrated the book.
    Su sabiduría ilustró a Ricardo His wisdom illustrated Richard.
    2 to illustrate.
    3 to enlighten.
    4 to exemplify, to fill with examples, to document.
    El abogado ilustró su punto The lawyer illustrated his point.
    * * *
    1 (texto) to illustrate
    2 (aclarar) to explain
    3 (instruir) to enlighten
    1 to learn
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ libro] to illustrate
    2) [+ tema] to explain, illustrate
    3) (=instruir) to instruct, enlighten
    4) (=hacer ilustre) to make illustrious, make famous
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <libro/revista> to illustrate
    b) ( con ejemplos) <tema/explicación> to illustrate
    2) (frml o hum) < persona> to enlighten
    2.
    ilustrarse v pron (hum) to learn something
    * * *
    = exemplify, illustrate, illustrate, typify, instantiate.
    Ex. Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.
    Ex. These techniques will be illustrated later.
    Ex. This indicated whether a work is illustrated, whether the illustrations are coloured o black and white, and the type of illustrations to be found in the work, for example maps.
    Ex. The third significant category is typified by Urdu authors.
    Ex. The weak model sees a limited role for mathematics in social sciences whereas a strong model sees mathematics as the model that instantiates theory.
    ----
    * ilustrar con ejemplos = illustrate + by examples.
    * ilustrar una idea = illustrate + point.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <libro/revista> to illustrate
    b) ( con ejemplos) <tema/explicación> to illustrate
    2) (frml o hum) < persona> to enlighten
    2.
    ilustrarse v pron (hum) to learn something
    * * *
    = exemplify, illustrate, illustrate, typify, instantiate.

    Ex: Natural language indexing is exemplified in many systems by the use of a character-string search.

    Ex: These techniques will be illustrated later.
    Ex: This indicated whether a work is illustrated, whether the illustrations are coloured o black and white, and the type of illustrations to be found in the work, for example maps.
    Ex: The third significant category is typified by Urdu authors.
    Ex: The weak model sees a limited role for mathematics in social sciences whereas a strong model sees mathematics as the model that instantiates theory.
    * ilustrar con ejemplos = illustrate + by examples.
    * ilustrar una idea = illustrate + point.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.

    * * *
    ilustrar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹libro/revista› to illustrate
    2 (con ejemplos) ‹tema/explicación› to illustrate
    el ejemplo ilustra el uso del vocablo the example shows o illustrates o makes clear how the word is used
    B ( frml o hum); ‹persona› to enlighten
    ¿que no lo sabes? pues te voy a ilustrar don't you know? well let me enlighten you ( hum)
    ilustrar a algn SOBRE algo to enlighten sb ABOUT sth
    ( hum); to learn sth
    * * *

    ilustrar ( conjugate ilustrar) verbo transitivo
    to illustrate
    ilustrar verbo transitivo
    1 (un libro, un tema) to illustrate
    2 (enseñar) to instruct
    ' ilustrar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    exemplify
    - illustrate
    - enlighten
    * * *
    vt
    1. [explicar] to illustrate, to explain;
    ilústrame sobre la situación actual explain the current situation to me, fill me in on the current situation;
    ilustrar algo con un ejemplo to illustrate sth with an example
    2. [publicación] to illustrate
    3. [educar] to enlighten
    * * *
    v/t
    1 illustrate
    2 ( aclarar) explain
    * * *
    1) : to illustrate
    2) aclarar, clarificar: to explain
    * * *
    ilustrar vb to illustrate

    Spanish-English dictionary > ilustrar

  • 18 industria del cuero

    Ex. On page 10, paragraph 6, of the scheme you can find a statement of the UDC filing order exemplified by class 675 leather industry.
    * * *

    Ex: On page 10, paragraph 6, of the scheme you can find a statement of the UDC filing order exemplified by class 675 leather industry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > industria del cuero

  • 19 institutriz

    f.
    governess.
    * * *
    1 governess
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino governess
    * * *
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality', could find genteel employment.
    * * *
    femenino governess
    * * *

    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality', could find genteel employment.

    * * *
    governess
    * * *

    institutriz sustantivo femenino
    governess
    institutriz sustantivo femenino governess
    ' institutriz' also found in these entries:
    English:
    governess
    * * *
    governess
    * * *
    f governess
    * * *
    institutriz nf, pl - trices : governess f

    Spanish-English dictionary > institutriz

  • 20 marroquinería

    f.
    1 leather goods.
    2 leather working.
    3 leather goods store, leather goods industry.
    * * *
    1 (fabricación) leather industry
    2 (artículos) leather goods plural
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=artículos) (fine) leather goods pl ; (=tienda) leather goods shop
    2) (=arte) (fine) leatherwork
    * * *
    a) ( artículos de cuero) leather goods (pl)
    b) ( tienda) leather goods shop; ( taller) leather workshop
    * * *
    Ex. On page 10, paragraph 6, of the scheme you can find a statement of the UDC filing order exemplified by class 675 leather industry.
    * * *
    a) ( artículos de cuero) leather goods (pl)
    b) ( tienda) leather goods shop; ( taller) leather workshop
    * * *

    Ex: On page 10, paragraph 6, of the scheme you can find a statement of the UDC filing order exemplified by class 675 leather industry.

    * * *
    1 (artículos de cuero) leather goods (pl)
    2 (tienda) leather goods shop
    3 (taller) leather workshop
    * * *

    marroquinería sustantivo femenino


    marroquinería sustantivo femenino leather goods
    ' marroquinería' also found in these entries:
    English:
    leatherwork
    * * *
    1. [arte] leatherwork
    2. [artículos] leather goods
    * * *
    f leather goods pl

    Spanish-English dictionary > marroquinería

См. также в других словарях:

  • Exemplified — Exemplify Ex*em pli*fyv. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exemplified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exemplifying}.] [L. exemplum example + fy: cf. LL. exemplificare to copy, serve as an example.] 1. To show or illustrate by example. [1913 Webster] He did but . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exemplified copies — Copy Cop y (k[o^]p [y^]), n.; pl. {Copies} ( [i^]z). [F. copie, fr. L. copia abundance, number, LL. also, a transcript; co + the root of opes riches. See {Opulent}, and cf. {Copious}.] 1. An abundance or plenty of anything. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exemplified copy — An exemplified copy (or 3 Way Certificate) is a photocopy of a legal pleading in its entirety. Its authenticity is sworn to by the clerk. The signature of the clerk is sworn to by the Presiding Judge. The clerk swears to the authenticity of the… …   Wikipedia

  • exemplified — un·exemplified; …   English syllables

  • exemplified — ex·em·pli·fy || ɪg zemplɪfaɪ v. illustrate, serve as an example …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exemplified copy — Copy of document which has been authenticated. See certified copy …   Black's law dictionary

  • exemplified copy — Copy of document which has been authenticated. See certified copy …   Black's law dictionary

  • exemplified copy — An authenticated copy; a copy of a public document or record verified by the great seal or the seal of the court. 29 Am J2d Ev § 910 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • exemplified — …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-exemplified — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • well-exemplified — adj …   Useful english dictionary

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