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it is causing us a lot of problems

  • 1 cada vez mayor

    (adj.) = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening
    Ex. Findings emphasised the escalating deprivation of applied social scientists in general and the local government and voluntary sectors in particular.
    Ex. To gauge the full impact on the BNB one must add to these Arabic publications half a dozen books in Kurdish, not forgetting the ever-growing list of translations of oriental works.
    Ex. Up to and including the fourteenth edition progress led to ever-increasing detail.
    Ex. Co-operatives have played a much more extensive role in recent years and are set to continue in their expanded role.
    Ex. Yet another variable factor is the growing presence of full text data bases.
    Ex. The final order on the shelves is the reverse of this, so that an order of increasing speciality is achieved.
    Ex. If the approach is not too blinkered, such situations, on the basis of mounting evidence, quickly lead to the realisation that technological solutions to information problems are at best partial.
    Ex. But the good times ran out and the world recession of the 1970s brought rising inflation, unemployment and increasing pressure for better social services.
    Ex. The ARL Serials Project is an initiative by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) designed to combat the spiralling increases in periodicals prices.
    Ex. The period from World War 2 to the present day saw the quickened pace and deepening specialisation of researches.
    Ex. The scheme was designed by the Library of Congress staff to be tailor-made for their own library with its immense and rapidly growing stock and with its bias towards law and the social sciences.
    Ex. There is an expanding interest in the idea of local government information services on the part of public libraries.
    Ex. Recently there has been more than the usual talk about the exceptionally-high and constantly-rising costs of scholarly journals and what scholar, editors, and libraries can do about the situation.
    Ex. By far the most difficult new challenge looming for librarianship will be preserving and providing access to 'born-digital' materials, that swelling mass of material that appears only in electronic form.
    Ex. Technology plays an ever larger role in the delivery of services in libraries of all sizes.
    Ex. But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex. Poland is currently enjoying a steadily rising national income, declining inflation, receding unemployment and an educational boom.
    Ex. The strategy is to maintain a steadily growing base line which can expand in better times.
    Ex. The position of the library as source provider has been eroded in an age of information explosions and mushrooming technology.
    Ex. The results has been an ever greater obfuscation of what constitutes the profession of librarianship.
    Ex. A rapidly expanding number of organizations have begun to use high performance, completely digital networks, such as the Internet.
    Ex. The inter-library loan network operates like a spiral with the individual library at the centre and the local, regional, national and international back-up services forming an ever-widening circle around it.
    Ex. It was apparent that the responders to the investigation were somewhat unsure of their future situation relative to the burgeoning information education market = Era claro que los entrevistados en la investigacion no se sentían muy seguros sobre su situación futura en relación con el incipiente mercado de las enseñanzas de documentación.
    Ex. The rising tension over the Olympic torch relay is heightening concerns whether this summer's Games will be clouded by political rancor.
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    (adj.) = escalating, ever-growing, ever-increasing, expanded, growing, increasing, mounting, rising, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], deepening, rapidly growing, expanding, constantly rising, swelling, ever larger [ever-larger], galloping, steadily rising, steadily growing, mushrooming, ever greater, rapidly expanding, ever-widening, burgeoning, heightening

    Ex: Findings emphasised the escalating deprivation of applied social scientists in general and the local government and voluntary sectors in particular.

    Ex: To gauge the full impact on the BNB one must add to these Arabic publications half a dozen books in Kurdish, not forgetting the ever-growing list of translations of oriental works.
    Ex: Up to and including the fourteenth edition progress led to ever-increasing detail.
    Ex: Co-operatives have played a much more extensive role in recent years and are set to continue in their expanded role.
    Ex: Yet another variable factor is the growing presence of full text data bases.
    Ex: The final order on the shelves is the reverse of this, so that an order of increasing speciality is achieved.
    Ex: If the approach is not too blinkered, such situations, on the basis of mounting evidence, quickly lead to the realisation that technological solutions to information problems are at best partial.
    Ex: But the good times ran out and the world recession of the 1970s brought rising inflation, unemployment and increasing pressure for better social services.
    Ex: The ARL Serials Project is an initiative by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) designed to combat the spiralling increases in periodicals prices.
    Ex: The period from World War 2 to the present day saw the quickened pace and deepening specialisation of researches.
    Ex: The scheme was designed by the Library of Congress staff to be tailor-made for their own library with its immense and rapidly growing stock and with its bias towards law and the social sciences.
    Ex: There is an expanding interest in the idea of local government information services on the part of public libraries.
    Ex: Recently there has been more than the usual talk about the exceptionally-high and constantly-rising costs of scholarly journals and what scholar, editors, and libraries can do about the situation.
    Ex: By far the most difficult new challenge looming for librarianship will be preserving and providing access to 'born-digital' materials, that swelling mass of material that appears only in electronic form.
    Ex: Technology plays an ever larger role in the delivery of services in libraries of all sizes.
    Ex: But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex: Poland is currently enjoying a steadily rising national income, declining inflation, receding unemployment and an educational boom.
    Ex: The strategy is to maintain a steadily growing base line which can expand in better times.
    Ex: The position of the library as source provider has been eroded in an age of information explosions and mushrooming technology.
    Ex: The results has been an ever greater obfuscation of what constitutes the profession of librarianship.
    Ex: A rapidly expanding number of organizations have begun to use high performance, completely digital networks, such as the Internet.
    Ex: The inter-library loan network operates like a spiral with the individual library at the centre and the local, regional, national and international back-up services forming an ever-widening circle around it.
    Ex: It was apparent that the responders to the investigation were somewhat unsure of their future situation relative to the burgeoning information education market = Era claro que los entrevistados en la investigacion no se sentían muy seguros sobre su situación futura en relación con el incipiente mercado de las enseñanzas de documentación.
    Ex: The rising tension over the Olympic torch relay is heightening concerns whether this summer's Games will be clouded by political rancor.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cada vez mayor

  • 2 disparado

    adj.
    1 shot.
    2 disproportionate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: disparar.
    * * *
    1 familiar in a hurry
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=con prisa)

    salir disparado — to shoot out, be off like a shot

    2) Caribe ** randy *, horny **
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam)

    salir disparado — ( irse de prisa) to shoot off (colloq)

    pasó disparadohe shot by like greased lightning

    * * *
    = sharply rising, raging, galloping, soaring.
    Ex. The end of the eighteenth century saw a sharply rising demand for cheap print, associated with increases in population and in literacy which occurred all over Europe.
    Ex. This problem is unlikely to be solved during a period of raging inflation and cutbacks in education spending = Es poco probable que este problema se resuelva durante un período de inflación disparada y recortes en los gastos en la educación.
    Ex. But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex. And to make matters worse, retirees on fixed incomes have recently presented the mayor with a petition deploring the soaring property taxes.
    ----
    * coste disparado = escalating cost.
    * costes disparados = spiralling costs, soaring cost.
    * inflación disparada = rampant inflation, soaring inflation, runaway inflation.
    * precios disparados = spiralling prices.
    * salir disparado = bolt, make + a bolt for, shoot off, dash off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (fam)

    salir disparado — ( irse de prisa) to shoot off (colloq)

    pasó disparadohe shot by like greased lightning

    * * *
    = sharply rising, raging, galloping, soaring.

    Ex: The end of the eighteenth century saw a sharply rising demand for cheap print, associated with increases in population and in literacy which occurred all over Europe.

    Ex: This problem is unlikely to be solved during a period of raging inflation and cutbacks in education spending = Es poco probable que este problema se resuelva durante un período de inflación disparada y recortes en los gastos en la educación.
    Ex: But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex: And to make matters worse, retirees on fixed incomes have recently presented the mayor with a petition deploring the soaring property taxes.
    * coste disparado = escalating cost.
    * costes disparados = spiralling costs, soaring cost.
    * inflación disparada = rampant inflation, soaring inflation, runaway inflation.
    * precios disparados = spiralling prices.
    * salir disparado = bolt, make + a bolt for, shoot off, dash off, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.

    * * *
    ( fam):
    salir disparado «objeto» to shoot out;
    «persona» (irse de prisa) to shoot off ( colloq)
    (salir lanzado): con el choque salió disparado del asiento the impact catapulted him from his seat
    iba disparado y ni me saludó he was in a tremendous hurry and didn't even say hello to me ( colloq)
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    Del verbo disparar: ( conjugate disparar)

    disparado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    disparado    
    disparar
    disparado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (fam): salir disparado ( irse de prisa) to shoot off (colloq);

    con el choque salió disparado del asiento the impact catapulted him from his seat;
    ver tb disparar
    disparar ( conjugate disparar) verbo intransitivo

    disparado al aire to fire o shoot into the air;

    disparado a matar to shoot to kill;
    le disparó por la espalda he shot him in the back;
    disparado a quemarropa or a bocajarro to fire at point-blank range;
    disparado contra algn to shoot o fire at sb
    b) (Dep) to shoot

    verbo transitivo
    1
    a)arma/flecha to shoot, fire;

    tiro/proyectil to fire;

    b) (Dep):


    2 (Méx fam) ( pagar) to buy
    dispararse verbo pronominal
    1

    b) ( refl):


    2 (fam) [ precio] to shoot up, rocket
    disparado,-a adj loc salimos disparados de allí, we shot out of there
    disparar verbo transitivo
    1 (un arma de fuego) to fire
    (un proyectil) to shoot: le dispararon en el hombro, he was shot in the shoulder
    2 Ftb to shoot
    disparar a puerta, to shoot at goal
    ' disparado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disparada
    English:
    balloon
    - dash out
    - shoot
    - shoot out
    - spiral up
    - tear off
    - bolt
    - scurry
    * * *
    disparado, -a adj
    salir/entrar disparado to shoot out/in;
    todos los días sale disparado de casa he leaves the house in a rush every day
    * * *
    adj
    :
    salir disparado rush off; de un edificio etc rush out
    * * *
    disparado, -da adj
    salir disparado fam : to take off in a hurry, to rush away

    Spanish-English dictionary > disparado

  • 3 economía de mercado

    market economy
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    (n.) = market economy, market economics
    Ex. Since entering the market economy, Russian libraries' expenditures for interlibrary loans (ILL) have risen sharply.
    Ex. But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = market economy, market economics

    Ex: Since entering the market economy, Russian libraries' expenditures for interlibrary loans (ILL) have risen sharply.

    Ex: But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..

    * * *
    market economy

    Spanish-English dictionary > economía de mercado

  • 4 galopante

    adj.
    galloping.
    * * *
    1 (equitación) galloping
    2 figurado galloping
    * * *
    ADJ [gen] galloping; [inflación] galloping, runaway; [déficit] spiralling; [paro] soaring, spiralling
    * * *
    adjetivo <inflación/tuberculosis> galloping (before n)
    * * *
    Ex. But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    * * *
    adjetivo <inflación/tuberculosis> galloping (before n)
    * * *

    Ex: But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..

    * * *
    ‹inflación/tuberculosis› galloping ( before n)
    el número de accidentes ha aumentado a ritmo galopante the number of accidents has risen dramatically o has shot up
    * * *

    galopante adjetivo ‹inflación/tuberculosis galloping ( before n)
    galopante adj fig (crisis, enfermedad, etc) galloping
    ' galopante' also found in these entries:
    English:
    runaway
    - rampant
    - soar
    * * *
    [inflación, ritmo, enfermedad] galloping
    * * *
    adj galloping
    * * *
    : galloping
    inflación galopante: galloping inflation

    Spanish-English dictionary > galopante

  • 5 vertiginoso

    adj.
    1 vertiginous, reeling, dizzying, giddy.
    2 dizzy.
    3 vertiginous, very fast.
    * * *
    1 dizzy, giddy
    \
    a velocidad vertiginosa figurado at breakneck speed
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=que causa vértigo) giddy, dizzy, vertiginous frm
    2) [velocidad] dizzy, excessive; [alza] very rapid
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < velocidad> dizzy, giddy, vertiginous (frml)

    una vertiginosa caída del dólara dramatic o vertiginous fall in the value of the dollar

    * * *
    = exponential, staggering, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], dizzying, fast-paced [fast paced], galloping, fast-moving, heady [headier -comp., headiest -sup.], giddy [giddier -comp., giddiest -sup.], fast and furious.
    Ex. Information technology continues to develop at an exponential rate.
    Ex. It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex. The ARL Serials Project is an initiative by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) designed to combat the spiralling increases in periodicals prices.
    Ex. Unfortunately, the dizzying array of computing and networking environments often frustrates end users' attempts to navigate the Internet = Desafortunadamente, con frecuencia la variedad tan desconcertante de entornos informáticos y de redes frusta los intentos de los usuarios finales de navegar por la red.
    Ex. Access to current, reliable quality news is an important need in the fast-paced environment of all large corporations and service organisations.
    Ex. But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex. I have also taken the opportunity to up-date every chapter of the book so as to help the reader keep track of this fast-moving technology.
    Ex. The heady integration scenario is that given a seemingly simple query the system would automatically expand the search beyond the capabilities of an inexperienced user.
    Ex. After rising to giddy heights, share prices of Internet companies have dropped.
    Ex. The pace was fast and furious and the noise was non-stop.
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    * ascenso vertiginoso = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * aumento vertiginoso = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso = exponential growth.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, el = information explosion, the.
    * Nombre + vertiginoso = exponential rate of + Nombre.
    * ritmo vertiginoso = blistering pace.
    * subida vertiginosa = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < velocidad> dizzy, giddy, vertiginous (frml)

    una vertiginosa caída del dólara dramatic o vertiginous fall in the value of the dollar

    * * *
    = exponential, staggering, spiralling [spiraling, -USA], dizzying, fast-paced [fast paced], galloping, fast-moving, heady [headier -comp., headiest -sup.], giddy [giddier -comp., giddiest -sup.], fast and furious.

    Ex: Information technology continues to develop at an exponential rate.

    Ex: It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex: The ARL Serials Project is an initiative by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) designed to combat the spiralling increases in periodicals prices.
    Ex: Unfortunately, the dizzying array of computing and networking environments often frustrates end users' attempts to navigate the Internet = Desafortunadamente, con frecuencia la variedad tan desconcertante de entornos informáticos y de redes frusta los intentos de los usuarios finales de navegar por la red.
    Ex: Access to current, reliable quality news is an important need in the fast-paced environment of all large corporations and service organisations.
    Ex: But the introduction of market economics, galloping inflation and the breakdown of old administrative structures are causing problems, especially over funding..
    Ex: I have also taken the opportunity to up-date every chapter of the book so as to help the reader keep track of this fast-moving technology.
    Ex: The heady integration scenario is that given a seemingly simple query the system would automatically expand the search beyond the capabilities of an inexperienced user.
    Ex: After rising to giddy heights, share prices of Internet companies have dropped.
    Ex: The pace was fast and furious and the noise was non-stop.
    * ascenso vertiginoso = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * aumento vertiginoso = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso = exponential growth.
    * crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, el = information explosion, the.
    * Nombre + vertiginoso = exponential rate of + Nombre.
    * ritmo vertiginoso = blistering pace.
    * subida vertiginosa = spiralling [spiraling, -USA].

    * * *
    ‹velocidad› dizzy, giddy, vertiginous ( frml)
    una vertiginosa caída del dólar a dramatic o vertiginous fall in the value of the dollar
    * * *

    vertiginoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹ velocidad dizzy, giddy, vertiginous (frml)

    vertiginoso,-a adjetivo vertiginous, giddy, dizzy

    ' vertiginoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ritmo
    - vertiginosa
    English:
    dizzy
    - furious
    - soar
    * * *
    vertiginoso, -a adj
    [aumento, desarrollo] dramatic, spectacular; [velocidad] dizzying;
    la historia se desarrolla a un ritmo vertiginoso the story develops at a frenetic pace;
    la caída del líder fue vertiginoso the leader's fall from power was spectacularly abrupt
    * * *
    adj
    1 dizzy
    2 ( rápido) frantic
    * * *
    vertiginoso, -sa adj
    : vertiginous

    Spanish-English dictionary > vertiginoso

  • 6 atasco

    m.
    1 blockage.
    2 traffic hold-up, traffic jam.
    3 obstruction, clog, blockage, blocking.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: atascar.
    * * *
    1 (acción) obstruction, blockage
    2 (de tráfico) traffic jam
    * * *
    noun m.
    2) obstruction, blockage
    * * *
    SM (=obstrucción) obstruction, blockage; (Aut) traffic jam
    * * *
    a) ( de tráfico) traffic jam; ( en proceso) holdup, delay
    b) ( en tubería) blockage
    * * *
    = bottleneck, traffic jam, snarl-up, jam, traffic congestion, congestion, gridlock traffic.
    Ex. A number of research groups have investigated the use of knowledge-based systems as a means of avoiding this bottleneck.
    Ex. Compressed image formats such as BMP, DIB, TIFF, GIF and JPEG, have been designed to reduce traffic jams on the information highway.
    Ex. However, taxi is a more advisable option considering the never-ending Bangkok traffic snarl-up, especially during the rush hour.
    Ex. Plus, being at the mercy of train signals and jams on the roads is not my idea of a good start to the day.
    Ex. Traffic congestion leads to reduced quality of life as motorists arrive at their destination frustrated and fatigued.
    Ex. The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex. But the truth is, when we are in gridlock traffic, we have to wait whether we like it or not.
    ----
    * atasco de papel = paper jam.
    * atasco de tráfico = tailback.
    * atascos = logjam [log-jam].
    * * *
    a) ( de tráfico) traffic jam; ( en proceso) holdup, delay
    b) ( en tubería) blockage
    * * *
    = bottleneck, traffic jam, snarl-up, jam, traffic congestion, congestion, gridlock traffic.

    Ex: A number of research groups have investigated the use of knowledge-based systems as a means of avoiding this bottleneck.

    Ex: Compressed image formats such as BMP, DIB, TIFF, GIF and JPEG, have been designed to reduce traffic jams on the information highway.
    Ex: However, taxi is a more advisable option considering the never-ending Bangkok traffic snarl-up, especially during the rush hour.
    Ex: Plus, being at the mercy of train signals and jams on the roads is not my idea of a good start to the day.
    Ex: Traffic congestion leads to reduced quality of life as motorists arrive at their destination frustrated and fatigued.
    Ex: The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex: But the truth is, when we are in gridlock traffic, we have to wait whether we like it or not.
    * atasco de papel = paper jam.
    * atasco de tráfico = tailback.
    * atascos = logjam [log-jam].

    * * *
    1 (de tráfico) traffic jam, jam ( colloq); (en un proceso) holdup, delay
    no hemos tenido más que problemas y atascos we've had nothing but problems and holdups
    hay un atasco en el desagüe the drain's blocked, there's a blockage in the drain
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    Del verbo atascar: ( conjugate atascar)

    atasco es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    atascó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    atascar    
    atasco
    atascar ( conjugate atascar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Méx) ‹ motor to stall

    atascarse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) [cañería/fregadero] to block, get blocked


    2

    b) (Méx) [ motor] to stall

    atasco sustantivo masculino

    ( en proceso) holdup, delay

    atascar vtr (obstruir) to block, obstruct
    atasco sustantivo masculino traffic jam
    ' atasco' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    embotellar
    - estrechamiento
    - tapón
    English:
    blockage
    - bottleneck
    - gridlock
    - hold-up
    - jam
    - tail back
    - tailback
    - traffic jam
    - hold
    - traffic
    * * *
    atasco nm
    1. [obstrucción] blockage
    2. [de vehículos] traffic jam;
    Fig
    se ha producido un atasco en las negociaciones the negotiations have stalled
    * * *
    m AUTO traffic jam;
    * * *
    atasco nm
    1) : blockage
    2) embotellamiento: traffic jam
    * * *
    atasco n (de coches) traffic jam

    Spanish-English dictionary > atasco

  • 7 causante

    adj.
    1 cause.
    el causante del accidente the person responsible for the accident
    2 causing, causative, de cujus.
    f. & m.
    cause, factor, motive, causer.
    * * *
    1 causal, causing
    1 (persona) person who is the cause, causer
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ
    2. SMF
    1) (=origen) cause
    2) Méx taxpayer
    3) (Jur) [de sucesión]
    * * *
    I II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( causa) cause
    2) (Der) originator; ( de una sucesión) decedent (AmE), deceased (BrE)
    * * *
    = inducer, causative.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Scholarly use of the Web: What are the key inducers of links to journal Web sites?'.
    Ex. The literature pertaining to causative factors of child abuse was assess to determine clarity of exposition, technical soundness, & appropriateness of analysis.
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    * accidente en el que el causante se da a la fuga = hit-and-run accident.
    * * *
    I II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( causa) cause
    2) (Der) originator; ( de una sucesión) decedent (AmE), deceased (BrE)
    * * *
    = inducer, causative.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Scholarly use of the Web: What are the key inducers of links to journal Web sites?'.

    Ex: The literature pertaining to causative factors of child abuse was assess to determine clarity of exposition, technical soundness, & appropriateness of analysis.
    * accidente en el que el causante se da a la fuga = hit-and-run accident.

    * * *
    el agente/virus causante de la enfermedad the agent/virus responsible for o which causes the disease
    los principales factores causantes de la crisis the main factors which brought about o led to o caused the crisis
    A
    (causa): el causante de la separación the cause of their separation
    B ( Der) originator; (de una sucesión) decedent ( AmE), deceased ( BrE)
    * * *

    causante adjetivo:

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( causa) cause;
    la causante de todas mis desgracias the cause of all my misfortunes
    causante
    I adjetivo causal, causing
    II mf cause: ella fue la causante del divorcio, she was the cause of the divorce
    el causante del incendio, the person who caused the fire

    ' causante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    material
    * * *
    adj
    nmf
    el causante del accidente the person responsible for o who caused the accident;
    eres el causante de todos mis males you're the cause of all my problems
    * * *
    I adj causal
    II m cause
    * * *
    causante de : causing, responsible for
    causante nmf, Mex : taxpayer

    Spanish-English dictionary > causante

  • 8 congestión

    f.
    1 congestion.
    2 congestion, hyperemia, accumulation of blood in an organ.
    * * *
    1 congestion
    \
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino congestion
    * * *
    = congestion, gridlock, traffic jam.
    Ex. The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex. In the short term, technological advances will not solve the problems of information saturation and electronic gridlock on the Internet.
    Ex. Compressed image formats such as BMP, DIB, TIFF, GIF and JPEG, have been designed to reduce traffic jams on the information highway.
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    * congestión de pecho = chest congestion.
    * congestión de tráfico = traffic congestion, gridlock traffic.
    * congestión nasal = nasal congestion.
    * * *
    femenino congestion
    * * *
    = congestion, gridlock, traffic jam.

    Ex: The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.

    Ex: In the short term, technological advances will not solve the problems of information saturation and electronic gridlock on the Internet.
    Ex: Compressed image formats such as BMP, DIB, TIFF, GIF and JPEG, have been designed to reduce traffic jams on the information highway.
    * congestión de pecho = chest congestion.
    * congestión de tráfico = traffic congestion, gridlock traffic.
    * congestión nasal = nasal congestion.

    * * *
    1 ( Med) congestion
    2 (del tráfico) congestion
    * * *

    congestión sustantivo femenino
    congestion
    congestión sustantivo femenino congestion
    ' congestión' also found in these entries:
    English:
    congestion
    * * *
    1. [de nariz, pulmones] congestion;
    tengo congestión nasal I've got a blocked nose
    2. [de tráfico] congestion
    * * *
    f MED congestion
    * * *
    congestión nf, pl - tiones : congestion

    Spanish-English dictionary > congestión

  • 9 crear una injusticia

    (v.) = create + injustice
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    * * *
    (v.) = create + injustice

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crear una injusticia

  • 10 doctrina

    f.
    1 doctrine.
    2 catechism.
    3 teaching, knowledge, learning.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: doctrinar.
    * * *
    1 doctrine
    2 (enseñanza) teachings plural
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=ideología) doctrine
    2) (=enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    femenino ( ideología) doctrine; ( enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    = creed, doctrine, credo, shibboleth, canon.
    Ex. Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Shibboleth and substance in North American library and information science education'.
    Ex. The archetypal canon is of course that of the books of the Bible, which are gathered together in a fixed and unchanging order.
    ----
    * doctrina de Mendel = Mendelism.
    * doctrina religiosa = religious doctrine.
    * * *
    femenino ( ideología) doctrine; ( enseñanza) teaching
    * * *
    = creed, doctrine, credo, shibboleth, canon.

    Ex: Democracy, rightly understood, is a positive creed and its political and social values would be greatly strengthened if the library service was planned on national lines to support them.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex: This has created problems -- donning this mantle, with its 'publish or perish' credo, has forced a re-evaluation of the librarian's role.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Shibboleth and substance in North American library and information science education'.
    Ex: The archetypal canon is of course that of the books of the Bible, which are gathered together in a fixed and unchanging order.
    * doctrina de Mendel = Mendelism.
    * doctrina religiosa = religious doctrine.

    * * *
    (ideología) doctrine; (enseñanza) teaching
    clases de doctrina catechism classes
    * * *

    Del verbo doctrinar: ( conjugate doctrinar)

    doctrina es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    doctrina sustantivo femenino ( ideología) doctrine;
    ( enseñanza) teaching
    doctrina sustantivo femenino doctrine
    ' doctrina' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cuerpo
    - iglesia
    - difundir
    - difusión
    - moral
    - pensamiento
    - profesar
    - propagar
    - revisar
    - revisión
    - rigidez
    English:
    doctrine
    * * *
    doctrine
    * * *
    f doctrine
    * * *
    : doctrine
    doctrinal adj

    Spanish-English dictionary > doctrina

  • 11 encubrir

    v.
    1 to conceal (delito).
    Ricardo encubre la verdad por protección Richard conceals the truth for protection
    2 to cover up for, to cover for.
    La madre encubre al ladronzuelo The mother covers up for the thief.
    * * *
    (pp encubierto,-a)
    1 (ocultar) to conceal, hide
    2 DERECHO (delito) to cover up; (criminal) to cover up for
    * * *
    VT
    1) [gen] (=ocultar) to hide
    2) (Jur) [+ delincuente] to harbour, harbor (EEUU); [+ delito] to cover up
    3) (=ayudar) to be an accomplice in
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < delincuente> to harbor*
    b) < delito> to cover up
    c) <temor/verdad/problema> to mask
    * * *
    = cover, mask, dissimulate, whitewash, dissemble.
    Ex. Kitano burst out laughing to cover her obvious blushing embarrassment, and she was soon encircled with laughter.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
    Ex. A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex. On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    ----
    * encubrir a Alguien = cover up for + Nombre.
    * encubrir con = cloak in.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) < delincuente> to harbor*
    b) < delito> to cover up
    c) <temor/verdad/problema> to mask
    * * *
    = cover, mask, dissimulate, whitewash, dissemble.

    Ex: Kitano burst out laughing to cover her obvious blushing embarrassment, and she was soon encircled with laughter.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex: He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
    Ex: A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex: On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    * encubrir a Alguien = cover up for + Nombre.
    * encubrir con = cloak in.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹delincuente› to harbor*
    los padres no saben nada porque ella lo encubre his parents don't know anything about it because she covers up for him
    2 ‹delito› to cover up
    3 ‹verdad/problema› to mask
    a veces las estadísticas encubren la realidad sometimes statistics hide o mask o conceal the truth
    no está diciendo la verdad, está encubriendo algo he's not telling the truth, he's hiding something
    * * *

    encubrir ( conjugate encubrir) verbo transitivo
    a) delincuente› to harbor( conjugate harbor)

    b) delito to cover up;


    c)temor/verdad/problema to mask

    encubrir verbo transitivo
    1 (un hecho, la verdad) to conceal
    2 Jur (a un delincuente) to cover up for: está encubriendo a su amigo, he's covering up for his friend
    ' encubrir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enmascarar
    - revestir
    - apañar
    English:
    cloak
    - cover up
    - gloss over
    - hush up
    - whitewash
    - cover
    * * *
    1. [delito] to conceal, to cover up
    2. [delincuente] to cover up for
    3. [hechos, sentimientos, intenciones] to conceal, to hide
    * * *
    <part encubierto> v/t delincuente harbor, Br
    harbour; delito cover up, conceal
    * * *
    encubrir {2} vt
    : to cover up, to conceal
    * * *
    encubrir vb to conceal / to cover up

    Spanish-English dictionary > encubrir

  • 12 enmascarar

    v.
    to mask (rostro).
    * * *
    1 to mask
    2 figurado to mask, disguise, conceal
    1 (uso reflexivo) to put on a mask
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ cara] to mask
    2) [+ intenciones] to disguise
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to hide, disguise
    2.
    enmascararse v pron (refl) to put on a mask, cover one's face with a mask
    * * *
    = obscure, mask, whitewash, dissemble.
    Ex. A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex. On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    ----
    * cinta de enmascarar = masking tape.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to hide, disguise
    2.
    enmascararse v pron (refl) to put on a mask, cover one's face with a mask
    * * *
    = obscure, mask, whitewash, dissemble.

    Ex: A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex: A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex: On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    * cinta de enmascarar = masking tape.

    * * *
    enmascarar [A1 ]
    vt
    to hide, disguise
    ( refl) to put on a mask, cover one's face with a mask
    * * *

    enmascarar verbo transitivo
    1 (poner una máscara) to mask
    2 (disimular, encubrir) to disguise: enmascara sus sentimientos, he hides his feelings
    ' enmascarar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    mask
    * * *
    vt
    1. [rostro] to mask
    2. [encubrir] [sentimientos, intenciones, problema] to disguise, to hide
    * * *
    v/t hide, disguise
    * * *
    : to mask, to disguise

    Spanish-English dictionary > enmascarar

  • 13 falta

    f.
    1 lack (carencia).
    hay falta de trabajo there's a shortage of work
    a falta de in the absence of
    por falta de for want o lack of
    fue absuelto por falta de pruebas he was acquitted for lack of evidence
    es una falta de educación it's bad manners
    es una falta de respeto it shows a lack of respect
    2 absence (ausencia).
    nadie notó su falta nobody noticed his/its absence
    echar en falta algo/a alguien to notice that something/somebody is missing; (notar la ausencia de) to miss something/somebody (echar de menos)
    sin falta without fail
    el lunes sin falta on Monday without fail
    3 fault.
    sacarle faltas a alguien/algo to find fault with somebody/something
    falta de ortografía spelling mistake
    lanzar o sacar una falta to take a free kick
    falta libre directa direct free kick offense
    falta personal personal foul
    5 offense (law).
    falta grave/leve serious/minor offense
    6 missed period.
    7 shortcoming, lapse, foul, failing.
    8 need, want.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: faltar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: faltar.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) lack
    2 (escasez) shortage
    3 (ausencia) absence
    4 (error) mistake
    5 (defecto) fault, defect
    6 (mala acción) misdeed
    7 MEDICINA missed period
    8 DERECHO misdemeanour (US misdemeanor)
    9 DEPORTE (fútbol) foul; (tenis) fault
    \
    a falta de... for want of..., for lack of...
    coger a alguien en falta to catch somebody out
    hacer falta to be necessary
    no hace falta que... there is no need for...
    pillar a alguien en falta to catch somebody out
    poner falta a alguien to mark somebody absent
    por falta de...→ link=a a falta de
    sacar faltas a to find fault with
    sacar una falta DEPORTE to take a free kick
    sin falta without fail
    tirar una falta DEPORTE to take a free kick
    ¡falta hacía! and about time too!
    falta de pago nonpayment
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) lack, want
    2) fault, error
    3) foul
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=carencia)
    a) [de recursos, información, control, acuerdo] lack

    falta de respeto — disrespect, lack of respect

    la falta de respeto por las ideas de los demásdisrespect o lack of respect for other people's ideas

    ¡qué falta de respeto! — how rude!

    b)

    a falta de — in the absence of, for want of

    a falta de información fiable, nos limitamos a repetir los rumores — in the absence of reliable information, we can merely repeat the rumours, we can merely repeat the rumours, for want of reliable information

    a falta de champán para celebrarlo, beberemos cerveza — as we don't have any champagne to celebrate with, we'll drink beer

    a falta de un término/sistema mejor — for want of a better term/system

    a falta de tres minutos para el final — three minutes from the end

    c)

    por falta defor lack of

    d)

    echar algo/a algn en falta — to miss sth/sb

    educación 3)
    2)

    hacer falta, me hace mucha falta un coche — I really o badly * need a car

    no nos hace falta nada — we've got everything we need, we don't need anything else

    ¡falta hacía! — and about time too!

    si hace falta, voy — if necessary, I'll go, if need be, I'll go

    hacer falta hacer algo, para ser enfermero hace falta tener vocación — you have to be dedicated to be a nurse

    ¡hace falta ser tonto para no darse cuenta! — you have to be pretty stupid not to realize!

    hacer falta que + subjun

    si hace falta que os echemos una mano, llamadnos — if you need us to give you a hand, give us a call

    -¿te han invitado al concierto? -no, ni falta que me hace — "haven't they invited you to the concert?" - "no, and I couldn't care less" *

    3) (Escol) (=ausencia) absence

    poner falta a algn — to mark sb absent, put sb down as absent

    4) (=infracción)
    a) (Jur) offence, offense (EEUU)

    falta grave — serious offence, serious offense (EEUU), serious misconduct

    falta leve — minor offence, minor offense (EEUU), misdemeanour, misdemeanor (EEUU)

    b) (Ftbl, Balonmano) foul; (Tenis) fault

    va a sacar la falta — (Ftbl) he's going to take the free kick; (Balonmano) he's going to take the free throw

    cometer una falta contra algn — to foul sb

    lanzamiento de falta — (Ftbl) free kick

    5) (=fallo) [de persona] shortcoming, fault; [de máquina, producto] flaw, fault

    sacar faltas a algn — to point out sb's shortcomings, find fault with sb

    sin falta — without fail

    6) [por estar embarazada] missed period
    * * *
    1) (carencia, ausencia)

    falta de algode interés/dinero lack of something

    es por la falta de costumbre — it's because I'm/you're not used to it

    a falta de pan buenas son (las) tortas or (Méx) a falta de pan, tortillas — half a loaf is better than none

    echar algo en falta: aquí se echa en falta más formalidad what's needed here is a more serious attitude; echó en falta sus alhajas — she realized her jewelry was missing

    2) ( inasistencia) tb
    3) ( de la menstruación) missed period
    4)

    hacer falta: no hace falta que se queden there's no need for you to stay; hace falta ser tonto para creerse eso! you have to be stupid to believe that!; si hace falta... if necessary...; no hizo falta cambiarlo I/we didn't need to change it; lo que hace falta es que nos escuchen what they really need to do is listen to us; lo que hace falta aquí es una computadora what's needed here is a computer; (+ me/te/le etc) le hace falta descansar he/she needs to rest; estudia que buena falta te hace (fam) it's about time you did some studying; me haces mucha falta I really need you; ni falta que (me/te/le) hace — (fam) so what? (colloq)

    5) (infracción, omisión) offense*

    una falta grave — a serious misdemeanor*

    fue una falta de respeto — it was very rude of you/him/her/them

    agarrar or (esp Esp) coger a alguien en falta — to catch somebody out

    6) ( defecto)

    sacarle or encontrarle faltas a algo — to find fault with something

    7) (Dep)
    a) (infracción - en fútbol, baloncesto) foul; (- en tenis) fault
    b) ( tiro libre - en fútbol) free kick; (- en balonmano) free throw
    * * *
    = anaemia [anemia, -USA], deprivation, failing, fault, inadequacy, infringement, scarcity, shortage, starvation, defect, misdeed, petty crime, gaping hole, foul.
    Ex. His work is criticized for its triviality, quantity, linguistically impoverished style, anemia of characterization, and cliched, stereotyped ideas and plots.
    Ex. Findings emphasised the escalating deprivation of applied social scientists in general and the local government and voluntary sectors in particular.
    Ex. No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex. Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex. Inadequacies in the specific A/Z subject index entry made for a subject can also occur if the indexer bases his analysis solely on the class number for that subject.
    Ex. Strictly speaking, the word piracy or infringement can be applied only to the flowing back of unauthorised reproductions to countries of origen = En su estricto sentido, la palabra piratería o infracción puede aplicarse solamente a la entrada de vuelta a los países de origen de reproducciones que se hayan hecho sin la debida autorización.
    Ex. The relative scarcity of music automated authority and bibliographic records likewise increases costs.
    Ex. Universities currently facing a shortage of space for books should consider sending a proportion of lesser used journals to the British Library now.
    Ex. This approach let to the financial starvation of public libraries.
    Ex. This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex. By preserving and ensuring access to the sordid history told in the tales of the tobacco industry documents, there is hope that as a nation we will not allow a repeat of the mistakes and misdeeds of the past.
    Ex. Examples of ' petty crimes' are riding the train without a ticket, reproducing copyright computer programs, traffic violations, tax evasion, & shoplifting.
    Ex. Questia contains thousands of books in the liberal arts, but gaping holes and many old titles diminish its value as a library collection.
    Ex. Taking a dive is cheating, but it's up to the skill of referees to recognise a genuine foul from a 'dive'.
    ----
    * adolecer de falta de = suffer from + lack of, lack.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * echar muchísimo en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * echar mucho en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * encontrarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * falta de = lack of.
    * falta de acceso = unavailability.
    * falta de actividad = inactivity, inaction.
    * falta de actualidad = datedness.
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * falta de agua = water shortage.
    * falta de alineación = misalignment.
    * falta de ambigüedad = unambiguity.
    * falta de armonía = disharmony.
    * falta de asistencia = lack of attendance, non-attendance.
    * falta de atención = inattention, inattention.
    * falta de autenticidad = inauthencity.
    * falta de certeza = uncertainty.
    * falta de civismo = lack of public spirit.
    * falta de claridad = fuzziness, obscurity, murkiness, indistinctiveness, indistinctness.
    * falta de coincidencia = mismatch.
    * falta de comprensión = incomprehension, lack of understanding.
    * falta de comunicación = poor communication.
    * falta de conciencia = unconsciousness.
    * falta de concienciación = unawareness.
    * falta de confianza en = disbelief.
    * falta de conocimiento = unfamiliarity.
    * falta de control = dirty data.
    * falta de convencionalismo = unconventionality.
    * falta de cooperación = uncooperation.
    * falta de coordinación = misalignment.
    * falta de coraje = act of cowardice, lack of courage, lack of backbone.
    * falta de correspondencia = mismatch.
    * falta de cuidado = sloppiness.
    * falta de decoro = impropriety.
    * falta de deseo = unwillingness.
    * falta de deseo por la lectura = aliteracy.
    * falta de dirección = indirection.
    * falta de disciplina = indiscipline, disruptive behaviour.
    * falta de disponibilidad = unavailability.
    * falta de educación = impoliteness.
    * falta de elasticidad = inelasticity.
    * falta de entendimiento = lack of understanding.
    * falta de esmero = sloppiness.
    * falta de espacio = tightness of space.
    * falta de especificidad = indeterminacy.
    * falta de ética académica = academic dishonesty.
    * falta de ética científica profesional = scientific misconduct.
    * falta de ética profesional = misconduct, professional misconduct, unethical behaviour, unethical conduct, unprofessional conduct, unprofessional conduct, malpractice.
    * falta de ética profesional de género = sexual misconduct.
    * falta de ética profesional sexual = sexual misconduct.
    * falta de fiabilidad = unreliability.
    * falta de flexibilidad = inelasticity.
    * falta de fondos = underfunding.
    * falta de gravedad = weightlessness.
    * falta de honradez = dishonesty.
    * falta de idoneidad = unsuitability, inaptness.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * falta de información = lack of information.
    * falta de interés por cooperar = unresponsiveness.
    * falta de linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity], nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * falta de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * falta de mérito = unworthiness.
    * falta de misericordia = ruthlessness.
    * falta de moderación = intemperance.
    * falta de moralidad = amorality, immoral conduct.
    * falta de notoriedad = low profile.
    * falta de ortografía = misspelling [mis-spelling], spelling error.
    * falta de oxigenación = oxygen starvation.
    * falta de oxígeno = oxygen starvation.
    * falta de personal = undermanning.
    * falta de pertinencia = irrelevance.
    * falta de peso = underweight.
    * falta de piedad = ruthlessness.
    * falta de precisión = fuzziness, looseness, looseness of fit.
    * falta de predisposición = disinclination.
    * falta de preparación = unpreparedness.
    * falta de profesionalidad = amateurism, unprofessional conduct, professional misconduct.
    * falta de pruebas = lack of evidence to the contrary.
    * falta de puntualidad = unpunctuality.
    * falta de renovación = non-renewal.
    * falta de representación = under-representation [underrepresentation].
    * falta de resolución = procrastination.
    * falta de respeto = disrespect, irreverence, diss, diss.
    * falta de rigidez = looseness, looseness of fit.
    * falta de sensibilidad = insensitivity.
    * falta de sentido = meaninglessness.
    * falta de seriedad = flippancy.
    * falta de sinceridad = insincerity.
    * falta de tiempo = tightness of scheduling.
    * falta de uniformidad = patchiness, unevenness.
    * falta de unión = disunity.
    * falta de valía = unworthiness.
    * falta de valor = worthlessness, act of cowardice, lack of courage, lack of backbone.
    * falta de visión de futuro = shortsightedness, nearsightedness [near-sightedness], myopia.
    * falta de voluntad = reluctance.
    * falta leve = peccadillo [peccadilloes, -pl.], lesser sin.
    * falta ortográfica = spelling mistake.
    * faltas y defectos = faults and inadequacies, snags and pitfalls, snags and problems.
    * hacer falta = need, must, have to, it + take.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * por falta de = for want of, for lack of.
    * que falta = missing.
    * remediar la falta de = remedy + the lack of.
    * sacar faltas = find + fault with.
    * sacarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * subsanar una falta = remedy + fault.
    * tarea falta de interés = chore.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * ver faltas en = see + faults in.
    * * *
    1) (carencia, ausencia)

    falta de algode interés/dinero lack of something

    es por la falta de costumbre — it's because I'm/you're not used to it

    a falta de pan buenas son (las) tortas or (Méx) a falta de pan, tortillas — half a loaf is better than none

    echar algo en falta: aquí se echa en falta más formalidad what's needed here is a more serious attitude; echó en falta sus alhajas — she realized her jewelry was missing

    2) ( inasistencia) tb
    3) ( de la menstruación) missed period
    4)

    hacer falta: no hace falta que se queden there's no need for you to stay; hace falta ser tonto para creerse eso! you have to be stupid to believe that!; si hace falta... if necessary...; no hizo falta cambiarlo I/we didn't need to change it; lo que hace falta es que nos escuchen what they really need to do is listen to us; lo que hace falta aquí es una computadora what's needed here is a computer; (+ me/te/le etc) le hace falta descansar he/she needs to rest; estudia que buena falta te hace (fam) it's about time you did some studying; me haces mucha falta I really need you; ni falta que (me/te/le) hace — (fam) so what? (colloq)

    5) (infracción, omisión) offense*

    una falta grave — a serious misdemeanor*

    fue una falta de respeto — it was very rude of you/him/her/them

    agarrar or (esp Esp) coger a alguien en falta — to catch somebody out

    6) ( defecto)

    sacarle or encontrarle faltas a algo — to find fault with something

    7) (Dep)
    a) (infracción - en fútbol, baloncesto) foul; (- en tenis) fault
    b) ( tiro libre - en fútbol) free kick; (- en balonmano) free throw
    * * *
    = anaemia [anemia, -USA], deprivation, failing, fault, inadequacy, infringement, scarcity, shortage, starvation, defect, misdeed, petty crime, gaping hole, foul.

    Ex: His work is criticized for its triviality, quantity, linguistically impoverished style, anemia of characterization, and cliched, stereotyped ideas and plots.

    Ex: Findings emphasised the escalating deprivation of applied social scientists in general and the local government and voluntary sectors in particular.
    Ex: No supervisor should be a tiresome nag, but the achievements and failings of a persons's performance deserves mention in a constructive way at timely, regular intervals.
    Ex: Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex: Inadequacies in the specific A/Z subject index entry made for a subject can also occur if the indexer bases his analysis solely on the class number for that subject.
    Ex: Strictly speaking, the word piracy or infringement can be applied only to the flowing back of unauthorised reproductions to countries of origen = En su estricto sentido, la palabra piratería o infracción puede aplicarse solamente a la entrada de vuelta a los países de origen de reproducciones que se hayan hecho sin la debida autorización.
    Ex: The relative scarcity of music automated authority and bibliographic records likewise increases costs.
    Ex: Universities currently facing a shortage of space for books should consider sending a proportion of lesser used journals to the British Library now.
    Ex: This approach let to the financial starvation of public libraries.
    Ex: This book offers pithy and witty advice on how to write, defects in prose style, punctuation, and preparing a manuscript.
    Ex: By preserving and ensuring access to the sordid history told in the tales of the tobacco industry documents, there is hope that as a nation we will not allow a repeat of the mistakes and misdeeds of the past.
    Ex: Examples of ' petty crimes' are riding the train without a ticket, reproducing copyright computer programs, traffic violations, tax evasion, & shoplifting.
    Ex: Questia contains thousands of books in the liberal arts, but gaping holes and many old titles diminish its value as a library collection.
    Ex: Taking a dive is cheating, but it's up to the skill of referees to recognise a genuine foul from a 'dive'.
    * adolecer de falta de = suffer from + lack of, lack.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * echar muchísimo en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * echar mucho en falta = be sorely missed, be sadly missed.
    * encontrarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * falta de = lack of.
    * falta de acceso = unavailability.
    * falta de actividad = inactivity, inaction.
    * falta de actualidad = datedness.
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * falta de agua = water shortage.
    * falta de alineación = misalignment.
    * falta de ambigüedad = unambiguity.
    * falta de armonía = disharmony.
    * falta de asistencia = lack of attendance, non-attendance.
    * falta de atención = inattention, inattention.
    * falta de autenticidad = inauthencity.
    * falta de certeza = uncertainty.
    * falta de civismo = lack of public spirit.
    * falta de claridad = fuzziness, obscurity, murkiness, indistinctiveness, indistinctness.
    * falta de coincidencia = mismatch.
    * falta de comprensión = incomprehension, lack of understanding.
    * falta de comunicación = poor communication.
    * falta de conciencia = unconsciousness.
    * falta de concienciación = unawareness.
    * falta de confianza en = disbelief.
    * falta de conocimiento = unfamiliarity.
    * falta de control = dirty data.
    * falta de convencionalismo = unconventionality.
    * falta de cooperación = uncooperation.
    * falta de coordinación = misalignment.
    * falta de coraje = act of cowardice, lack of courage, lack of backbone.
    * falta de correspondencia = mismatch.
    * falta de cuidado = sloppiness.
    * falta de decoro = impropriety.
    * falta de deseo = unwillingness.
    * falta de deseo por la lectura = aliteracy.
    * falta de dirección = indirection.
    * falta de disciplina = indiscipline, disruptive behaviour.
    * falta de disponibilidad = unavailability.
    * falta de educación = impoliteness.
    * falta de elasticidad = inelasticity.
    * falta de entendimiento = lack of understanding.
    * falta de esmero = sloppiness.
    * falta de espacio = tightness of space.
    * falta de especificidad = indeterminacy.
    * falta de ética académica = academic dishonesty.
    * falta de ética científica profesional = scientific misconduct.
    * falta de ética profesional = misconduct, professional misconduct, unethical behaviour, unethical conduct, unprofessional conduct, unprofessional conduct, malpractice.
    * falta de ética profesional de género = sexual misconduct.
    * falta de ética profesional sexual = sexual misconduct.
    * falta de fiabilidad = unreliability.
    * falta de flexibilidad = inelasticity.
    * falta de fondos = underfunding.
    * falta de gravedad = weightlessness.
    * falta de honradez = dishonesty.
    * falta de idoneidad = unsuitability, inaptness.
    * falta de importancia = worthlessness.
    * falta de información = lack of information.
    * falta de interés por cooperar = unresponsiveness.
    * falta de linealidad = nonlinearity [no-linearity], nonlinearity [no-linearity].
    * falta de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * falta de mérito = unworthiness.
    * falta de misericordia = ruthlessness.
    * falta de moderación = intemperance.
    * falta de moralidad = amorality, immoral conduct.
    * falta de notoriedad = low profile.
    * falta de ortografía = misspelling [mis-spelling], spelling error.
    * falta de oxigenación = oxygen starvation.
    * falta de oxígeno = oxygen starvation.
    * falta de personal = undermanning.
    * falta de pertinencia = irrelevance.
    * falta de peso = underweight.
    * falta de piedad = ruthlessness.
    * falta de precisión = fuzziness, looseness, looseness of fit.
    * falta de predisposición = disinclination.
    * falta de preparación = unpreparedness.
    * falta de profesionalidad = amateurism, unprofessional conduct, professional misconduct.
    * falta de pruebas = lack of evidence to the contrary.
    * falta de puntualidad = unpunctuality.
    * falta de renovación = non-renewal.
    * falta de representación = under-representation [underrepresentation].
    * falta de resolución = procrastination.
    * falta de respeto = disrespect, irreverence, diss, diss.
    * falta de rigidez = looseness, looseness of fit.
    * falta de sensibilidad = insensitivity.
    * falta de sentido = meaninglessness.
    * falta de seriedad = flippancy.
    * falta de sinceridad = insincerity.
    * falta de tiempo = tightness of scheduling.
    * falta de uniformidad = patchiness, unevenness.
    * falta de unión = disunity.
    * falta de valía = unworthiness.
    * falta de valor = worthlessness, act of cowardice, lack of courage, lack of backbone.
    * falta de visión de futuro = shortsightedness, nearsightedness [near-sightedness], myopia.
    * falta de voluntad = reluctance.
    * falta leve = peccadillo [peccadilloes, -pl.], lesser sin.
    * falta ortográfica = spelling mistake.
    * faltas y defectos = faults and inadequacies, snags and pitfalls, snags and problems.
    * hacer falta = need, must, have to, it + take.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * por falta de = for want of, for lack of.
    * que falta = missing.
    * remediar la falta de = remedy + the lack of.
    * sacar faltas = find + fault with.
    * sacarle faltas a todo = nitpick.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * subsanar una falta = remedy + fault.
    * tarea falta de interés = chore.
    * tener lo que hace falta = have + what it takes.
    * ver faltas en = see + faults in.

    * * *
    A (carencia, ausencia) falta DE algo lack OF sth
    por falta de fondos owing to a lack of funds
    no se pudo terminar por falta de tiempo we could not finish it because we ran out of time o we did not have enough time o owing to lack of time
    falta de personal staff shortage
    es por la falta de costumbre it's because I'm/you're not used to it
    ¿por qué no vienes? — no es por falta de ganas why don't you come? — it's not that I don't want to
    siente mucho la falta de su hijo she misses her son terribly
    a falta de un nombre mejor for want of a better name
    a falta de información más detallada in the absence of more detailed information
    a falta de pan buenas son (las) tortas or ( Méx) a falta de pan, tortillas half a loaf is better than none
    echar algo en falta: aquí lo que se echa en falta es un poco de formalidad what's needed around here is a more serious attitude
    echó en falta algunas de sus alhajas she realized some of her jewelry was missing
    se echará mucho en falta su aporte her contribution will be greatly missed
    B (inasistencia) absence
    le pusieron falta they marked her down as absent
    tienes más de 30 faltas you have been absent over 30 times
    sin falta without fail
    C (de la menstruación) missed period
    es la segunda falta I've missed two periods
    D
    hacer falta: hace falta mucha paciencia para tratar con él you need a lot of patience to deal with him
    no hace falta que se queden los dos there's no need for both of you to stay
    ¡hace falta ser tonto para creerse eso! you have to be stupid to believe that!
    le hace falta descansar he needs to rest
    a ver si te cortas el pelo, que buena falta te hace ( fam); it's high time o it's about time you got your hair cut ( colloq)
    me haces mucha falta (te necesito) I need you very much; (te echo de menos) ( AmL) I miss you terribly, I miss you very much
    ni falta que (me/te/le) hace ( fam); so what? ( colloq), who cares? ( colloq)
    nos hace tanta falta como los perros en misa ( fam); that's all we need, we need it like we need a hole in the head ( colloq)
    E (infracción, omisión) offense*
    incurrir en una falta grave to commit a serious misdemeanor*
    fue una falta de respeto contestarle así it was very rude o disrespectful of you to answer him like that
    agarrar or coger a algn en falta to catch sb out
    Compuestos:
    es una falta de educación poner los codos sobre la mesa it's bad manners to put your elbows on the table
    ( Der) (minor) bodily harm
    acusar a algn de falta de lesiones to accuse sb of causing bodily harm
    spelling mistake
    nonpayment
    F ( Dep)
    1 (infracción — en fútbol, baloncesto) foul; (— en tenis) fault
    el árbitro pitó falta the referee gave o awarded a foul
    2 (tiro libreen fútbol) free kick; (— en balonmano) free throw
    * * *

     

    Del verbo faltar: ( conjugate faltar)

    falta es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    falta    
    faltar
    falta sustantivo femenino
    1 (carencia, ausencia) falta de algo ‹de interés/dinero› lack of sth;

    es la falta de costumbre it's because I'm/you're not used to it;
    fue una falta de respeto it was very rude of you/him/her/them;
    eso es una falta de educación that's bad manners;
    a falta de más información in the absence of more information
    2 ( inasistencia) tb

    le pusieron falta they marked her down as absent
    3
    a)

    hacer falta: no hace falta que se queden there's no need for you to stay;

    si hace falta … if necessary …;
    hacen falta dos vasos más we need two more glasses;
    le hace falta descansar he/she needs to rest
    b)


    4 ( defecto) fault;

    sacarle or encontrarle faltas a algo to find fault with sth;
    falta de ortografía spelling mistake
    5 (Dep)
    a) ( infracción — en fútbol, baloncesto) foul;

    (— en tenis) fault

    (— en balonmano) free throw
    faltar ( conjugate faltar) verbo intransitivo
    1

    ¿quién falta? who's missing?;


    (en colegio, reunión) who's absent?;

    a esta taza le falta el asa there's no handle on this cup


    nos faltó tiempo we didn't have enough time


    les falta cariño they need affection
    2 ( quedar):
    yo estoy lista ¿a ti te falta mucho? I'm ready, will you be long?;

    nos falta poco para terminar we're almost finished;
    me faltan tres páginas para terminar el libro I have three pages to go to finish the book;
    solo me falta pasarlo a máquina all I have to do is type it out;
    falta poco para Navidad it's not long until Christmas;
    faltan cinco minutos para que empiece there are five minutes to go before it starts;
    ¡no faltaba más! ( respuestaa un agradecimiento) don't mention it!;

    (— a una petición) of course, certainly;
    (— a un ofrecimiento) I wouldn't hear of it!
    3
    a) ( no asistir):

    te esperamos, no faltes we're expecting you, make sure you come;

    falta a algo ‹ al colegio› to be absent from sth;

    a una cita to miss sth;

    ha faltado dos veces al trabajo she's been off work twice
    b) ( no cumplir):


    ¡no me faltes al respeto! don't be rude to me
    falta sustantivo femenino
    1 lack: se perdió la cosecha por falta de lluvia, the harvest was lost through lack of rain
    2 (ausencia) absence: no notaron su falta, they didn't miss him
    3 (imperfección) fault, defect: tiene faltas de ortografía, he made some spelling mistakes
    4 Jur misdemeanour
    5 Dep Ftb foul
    Ten fault
    ♦ Locuciones: echar algo/a alguien en falta, to miss sthg/sb
    hacer falta, to be necessary: (nos) hace falta un reloj, we need a watch
    no hace falta que lo veas, there is no need for you to see it
    sin falta, without fail
    faltar verbo intransitivo
    1 (estar ausente) to be missing: falta el jefe, the boss is missing
    2 (no tener) to be lacking: le falta personalidad, he lacks personality
    3 (restar) to be left: aún falta para la Navidad, it's a long time until Christmas
    faltó poco para que ganaran, they very nearly won
    no falta nada por hacer, there's nothing more to be done
    sólo me falta el último capítulo por leer, I've only got the last chapter to read
    4 (no acudir) tu hermano faltó a la cita, your brother didn't turn up/come
    5 (incumplir) eso es faltar a la verdad, that is not telling the truth
    faltar uno a su palabra, to break one's word
    6 (insultar) faltar a alguien, to be rude to someone: ¡sin faltar!, don't be rude!
    (ofender) no era mi intención faltarte al respeto, I didn't mean to be rude to you
    ♦ Locuciones: ¡lo que faltaba!, that's all it needed!
    ¡no faltaba más!, (but) of course!
    ' falta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acrecentar
    - adolecer
    - ante
    - apagada
    - apagado
    - apercibirse
    - apuro
    - área
    - atonía
    - bajeza
    - bastarse
    - cachondeo
    - calor
    - carencia
    - cometer
    - deberse
    - debilidad
    - delicadeza
    - desenfreno
    - desgana
    - desprecio
    - desvergüenza
    - dimanar
    - distracción
    - echar
    - educación
    - enervar
    - enjuagar
    - error
    - estrechez
    - evidenciar
    - faltar
    - flojedad
    - hígado
    - incorrección
    - informalidad
    - injusticia
    - inquietud
    - inseguridad
    - insignificancia
    - lastre
    - ligereza
    - linier
    - naturalidad
    - ñoñería
    - ñoñez
    - orden
    - osadía
    - oscuridad
    - pecado
    English:
    absence
    - amiss
    - antibiotic
    - application
    - badly
    - carry on
    - catch out
    - close down
    - coordination
    - dark
    - deficiency
    - deprivation
    - difference
    - diffidence
    - disagreement
    - disrespect
    - fail
    - failing
    - failure
    - fall through
    - fault
    - folding
    - foul
    - half-heartedness
    - hate
    - if
    - impurity
    - infringement
    - joblessness
    - lack
    - liability
    - marble
    - microphone
    - miss
    - missing
    - mistake
    - muscle
    - nearly
    - necessary
    - need
    - news
    - numb
    - off
    - out of
    - persuasion
    - practice
    - practise
    - remain
    - remorselessness
    - self-doubt
    * * *
    falta nf
    1. [ausencia] absence;
    [carencia] lack; [escasez] shortage;
    nadie notó su falta nobody noticed his/its absence;
    estos animales tienen falta de cariño these animals suffer from a lack of affection;
    en estos momentos hay falta de trabajo there's a shortage of work at the moment;
    la falta de agua impide el desarrollo de la región water is in short supply in the region, something which is holding back its development;
    estoy cometiendo muchos errores, es la falta de costumbre I'm making a lot of mistakes, I'm out of practice;
    fue absuelto por falta de pruebas he was acquitted for lack of evidence;
    ha sido una falta de delicadeza decirle eso it was tactless of you to say that to him;
    es una falta de educación it's bad manners;
    es una falta de respeto it shows a lack of respect;
    ¡qué o [m5] vaya falta de seriedad! it's disgraceful!;
    a falta de in the absence of;
    a falta de un sitio mejor, podríamos ir a la playa in the absence of anywhere better, we could always go to the beach;
    echar en falta algo/a alguien [notar la ausencia de] to notice that sth/sb is missing;
    [echar de menos] to miss sth/sb;
    no fuimos de vacaciones por falta de dinero we didn't go on holiday because we didn't have enough money;
    si no voy contigo no es por falta de ganas if I don't go with you, it isn't because I don't want to;
    sin falta without fail;
    hemos de entregar este proyecto el lunes sin falta this project has to be handed in on Monday without fail;
    a falta de pan, buenas son tortas: no es lo ideal, pero a falta de pan, buenas son tortas it's not ideal, but it will have to do for want of anything better
    2.
    hacer falta [ser necesario] to be necessary;
    me hace falta suerte I need some luck;
    me haces mucha falta I really need you;
    si hiciera falta, llámanos if necessary, call us;
    ¡hace falta ser caradura!, ¡volver a pedirme dinero! what a nerve, asking me for money again!;
    espero que lo traten con disciplina, que buena falta le hace I hope they are strict with him, he certainly needs it o it's high time someone was;
    no va a venir, ni falta que hace she isn't coming, not that anyone cares
    3. [no asistencia] absence;
    me han puesto dos faltas este mes I was marked absent twice this month
    falta de asistencia absence
    4. [imperfección] fault;
    [defecto de fábrica] defect, flaw;
    sacarle faltas a algo/alguien to find fault with sth/sb
    5. [infracción] misdemeanour, offence;
    [incumplimiento] breach; [error] mistake;
    una falta contra la disciplina a breach of discipline;
    falta grave/leve serious/minor misdemeanour o offence;
    he tenido tres faltas en el dictado I made three mistakes in my dictation
    falta de ortografía spelling mistake; Com falta de pago non-payment
    6. Dep [infracción] foul;
    [en tenis] fault;
    cometer o [m5] hacer una falta to commit a foul;
    señalar una falta to give o award a free kick
    falta antideportiva [en baloncesto] unsportsmanlike foul;
    falta libre directa direct free kick offence;
    falta libre indirecta indirect free kick offence;
    falta personal [en baloncesto] personal foul;
    falta de pie [en tenis] foot fault;
    falta de saque [en tenis] service fault;
    falta técnica [en baloncesto] technical foul
    7. Dep [tiro libre] free kick;
    marcar de falta to score from a free kick;
    lanzar o [m5] sacar una falta to take a free kick
    falta libre directa direct free kick;
    falta libre indirecta indirect free kick
    8. [en la menstruación] missed period;
    ha tenido ya dos faltas she has missed two periods
    * * *
    f
    1 ( escasez) lack, want;
    falta de lack of, shortage of;
    a o
    por falta de due to o for lack of;
    por falta de tiempo due to o for o
    through lack of time;
    por falta de capital for lack of capital
    2 ( error) mistake;
    sin faltas perfect
    3 ( ausencia) absence;
    4 en tenis fault; en fútbol, baloncesto foul;
    hacer una falta en fútbol commit a foul, foul;
    doble falta en tenis double fault;
    cometer doble falta double-fault
    5 DEP ( tiro libre) free kick;
    lanzar una falta take a free kick;
    marcar de falta score from a free kick;
    pitar falta blow one’s whistle for a free kick
    6
    :
    hacer falta be necessary;
    buena falta le hace it’s about time;
    no me hace falta I don’t need it;
    ni falta que hace he/it won’t be missed, he’s/it’s no great loss
    7
    :
    sin falta without fail
    * * *
    falta nf
    1) carencia: lack
    hacer falta: to be lacking, to be needed
    2) defecto: defect, fault, error
    3) : offense, misdemeanor
    4) : foul (in basketball), fault (in tennis)
    * * *
    1. (carencia, escasez) lack / shortage
    2. (ausencia) absence
    3. (error) mistake
    5. (en fútbol, baloncesto) foul
    6. (en tenis) fault
    no hace falta que vengas you don't need to come / there's no need for you to come

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta

  • 14 falta de especificidad

    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    * * *

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta de especificidad

  • 15 incoherencia

    f.
    1 incoherence.
    2 nonsensical remark (comentario).
    * * *
    1 (falta de coherencia) incoherence
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=falta de sentido) [en pensamiento, ideas] incoherence; [en comportamiento, respuestas] inconsistency
    2) (=falta de conexión) disconnectedness
    * * *
    femenino ( cualidad) incoherence
    * * *
    = incoherency, non sequitur, mixed signal, disjoitness.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. Apart from the non sequitur, this takes no account of the fact that terrorists are effective.
    Ex. Instead, this may come off as a sort of mixed signal considering that God has chosen to smite California right after a proposition was passed banning same sex marriage.
    Ex. The story of disjointness stretches back to the dawn of communication complexity.
    ----
    * incoherencias = mumblings, cracks and crevices.
    * * *
    femenino ( cualidad) incoherence
    * * *
    = incoherency, non sequitur, mixed signal, disjoitness.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.

    Ex: Apart from the non sequitur, this takes no account of the fact that terrorists are effective.
    Ex: Instead, this may come off as a sort of mixed signal considering that God has chosen to smite California right after a proposition was passed banning same sex marriage.
    Ex: The story of disjointness stretches back to the dawn of communication complexity.
    * incoherencias = mumblings, cracks and crevices.

    * * *
    1 (cualidad) incoherence
    2
    (dicho, hecho): murmuraba incoherencias she was mumbling something incoherent o things that didn't make sense
    hacer eso fue una incoherencia that was an inconsistent thing to do
    * * *

    incoherencia sustantivo femenino
    1 (contradicción) incoherence
    2 (sinsentido) absurdity, nonsense
    ' incoherencia' also found in these entries:
    English:
    incoherence
    * * *
    1. [inconexión] incoherence
    2. [inconsecuencia] inconsistency
    3. [comentario absurdo] nonsensical remark;
    no dice más que incoherencias nothing he says makes sense, he's just talking nonsense
    4. [hecho]
    comprar ese abrigo de pieles fue una incoherencia buying that fur coat was inconsistent with her principles
    * * *
    f incoherence;
    eso que has dicho es una incoherencia what you said makes no sense
    * * *
    : incoherence

    Spanish-English dictionary > incoherencia

  • 16 indeterminación

    f.
    indetermination, aimlessness, indeterminacy, irresolution.
    * * *
    1 (de una persona) indecisiveness, irresolution
    2 (de una fecha, un asunto) unfixed nature
    * * *
    SF [al hablar] indeterminacy, vagueness; (=sobre el futuro) indeterminacy, uncertainty

    principio de indeterminación — uncertainty principle, indeterminacy principle

    * * *
    femenino indecisiveness
    * * *
    = indeterminacy, drift.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. In American higher education the interregnum between world wars was a time of drift and disappointment.
    * * *
    femenino indecisiveness
    * * *
    = indeterminacy, drift.

    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.

    Ex: In American higher education the interregnum between world wars was a time of drift and disappointment.

    * * *
    indecisiveness principio
    * * *

    indeterminación sustantivo femenino indecision, irresolution
    * * *
    1. [imprecisión] indeterminacy
    2. [indecisión] indecisiveness
    * * *
    f indecisiveness
    * * *
    indeterminación nf, pl - ciones : indeterminacy

    Spanish-English dictionary > indeterminación

  • 17 molesto

    adj.
    1 annoying, cumbersome, bothersome, embarrassing.
    2 upset, irritated, angry, annoyed.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: molestar.
    * * *
    1 annoying, troublesome
    2 (enfadado) annoyed
    3 (incómodo) uncomfortable
    4 MEDICINA sore
    los puntos ya han cicatrizado, pero todavía está molesto the stitches have healed, but he's still sore
    \
    estar molesto,-a con alguien to be upset with somebody
    ser molesto to be a nuisance
    * * *
    (f. - molesta)
    adj.
    1) annoyed, bothered
    2) annoying, bothersome
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=que causa molestia) [tos, picor, ruido, persona] irritating, annoying; [olor, síntoma] unpleasant

    es sumamente molesto que... — it's extremely irritating o annoying that...

    lo único molesto es el viaje — the only nuisance is the journey, the only annoying thing is the journey

    2) (=que incomoda) [asiento, ropa] uncomfortable; [tarea] annoying; [situación] awkward, embarrassing
    3) (=incómodo) [persona] uncomfortable

    me sentía molesto en la fiestaI felt uneasy o uncomfortable at the party

    me siento molesto cada vez que me hace un regaloI feel awkward o embarrassed whenever she gives me a present

    4) (=enfadado) [persona] annoyed

    ¿estás molesto conmigo por lo que dije? — are you annoyed at me for what I said?

    5) (=disgustado) [persona] upset

    ¿estás molesta por algo que haya pasado? — are you upset about something that's happened?

    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] ( fastidioso) <ruido/tos> annoying, irritating; <sensación/síntoma> unpleasant

    resulta molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultosit's a nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage

    b) [ESTAR] (incómodo, dolorido)
    c) [SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing
    2) [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset; ( irritado) annoyed

    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste — he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    * * *
    = annoying, cumbersome, onerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, vexatious, irksome, vexing, untoward, disruptive, gnawing, pesky [peskier -comp., peskiest -sup.], distracting, off-putting, ill-at-ease, nagging, obtrusive, importunate, bothersome, exasperated, niggling, miffed, troublesome.
    Ex. Inconsistencies are mostly merely annoying, although it can be difficult to be sure whether a group of citations which look similar all relate to the same document.
    Ex. Any shelf arrangement systems which do not permit ready location of specific documents are cumbersome for the user or member of staff seeking a specific document.
    Ex. Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.
    Ex. And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
    Ex. Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
    Ex. It is undeniable that the ripest crop of vexatious litigants, pyramidologists, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex. The old common press was a brilliant and deservedly successful invention, but by the end of the eighteenth century its limitations were beginning to seem irksome.
    Ex. Knowing precisely who is responsible for specific library services and who will make decisions relieves the uncertainty that can be particularly vexing to a neophyte (and paralyzing to library services).
    Ex. Make sure everyone involved is aware of timetable and room changes and any other administrative abnormalities; and as far as possible prevent any untoward interruptions.
    Ex. The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex. the underlying mood of the movement is a gnawing impatience with the system.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Small solutions to everyday problems: those pesky URLs'.
    Ex. I think that Mr. Scilken's point was that there's so much material on the traditional three-by-five card that it's less useful, that it's distracting, in fact, and does a disservice to the public library.
    Ex. Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex. One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
    Ex. With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
    Ex. But the present revision, incorporating ISBD, will literally clutter the entries with obtrusive redundancies and esoterics that will only obscure the content of the entries and obstruct the use of the catalog.
    Ex. She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex. He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
    Ex. He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex. I always have this niggling doubt about companies that don't provide a telephone number on their websites.
    Ex. These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex. Measures to prevent such incidents include fitting burglar alarms in libraries and taking quick and decisive action against troublesome users.
    ----
    * comportamiento molesto = disruptive behaviour.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * espíritu molesto = poltergeist.
    * estar molesto = be displeased, get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, put off.
    * lo molesto de = cumbersomeness.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * sentirse molesto = stir + uneasily, look + uncomfortable, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse molesto por = be embarrassed at.
    * ser algo molesto = be a thorn in + Posesivo + side.
    * ser molesto = be disturbing.
    * verdad molesta = inconvenient truth.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1)
    a) [SER] ( fastidioso) <ruido/tos> annoying, irritating; <sensación/síntoma> unpleasant

    resulta molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultosit's a nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage

    b) [ESTAR] (incómodo, dolorido)
    c) [SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing
    2) [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset; ( irritado) annoyed

    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste — he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    * * *
    = annoying, cumbersome, onerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, vexatious, irksome, vexing, untoward, disruptive, gnawing, pesky [peskier -comp., peskiest -sup.], distracting, off-putting, ill-at-ease, nagging, obtrusive, importunate, bothersome, exasperated, niggling, miffed, troublesome.

    Ex: Inconsistencies are mostly merely annoying, although it can be difficult to be sure whether a group of citations which look similar all relate to the same document.

    Ex: Any shelf arrangement systems which do not permit ready location of specific documents are cumbersome for the user or member of staff seeking a specific document.
    Ex: Sub-arrangement under an entry term can alleviate the onerous task of scanning long lists of entries under the same keyword.
    Ex: And making matters worse, this uncomfortable group sat in a suburban sitting-room flooded with afternoon sunlight like dutifully polite guests at a formal coffee party.
    Ex: Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
    Ex: It is undeniable that the ripest crop of vexatious litigants, pyramidologists, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
    Ex: The old common press was a brilliant and deservedly successful invention, but by the end of the eighteenth century its limitations were beginning to seem irksome.
    Ex: Knowing precisely who is responsible for specific library services and who will make decisions relieves the uncertainty that can be particularly vexing to a neophyte (and paralyzing to library services).
    Ex: Make sure everyone involved is aware of timetable and room changes and any other administrative abnormalities; and as far as possible prevent any untoward interruptions.
    Ex: The crisis in South African education -- particularly black education -- has resulted from the disruptive effects of apartheid.
    Ex: the underlying mood of the movement is a gnawing impatience with the system.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Small solutions to everyday problems: those pesky URLs'.
    Ex: I think that Mr. Scilken's point was that there's so much material on the traditional three-by-five card that it's less useful, that it's distracting, in fact, and does a disservice to the public library.
    Ex: Some children are prepared to patronize the shop, and use it in quite a different way, when they find the library (however well run) stuffy or off-putting.
    Ex: One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
    Ex: With inflated prices, the nagging question was whether consumers were being bilked by the market.
    Ex: But the present revision, incorporating ISBD, will literally clutter the entries with obtrusive redundancies and esoterics that will only obscure the content of the entries and obstruct the use of the catalog.
    Ex: She concludes that this problem probes the importunate boundaries separating man from beast and the natural from the monstrous.
    Ex: He shows a masterly command of imagery throughout, but his style has always left little margin for error, and the errors here are bothersome.
    Ex: He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex: I always have this niggling doubt about companies that don't provide a telephone number on their websites.
    Ex: These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex: Measures to prevent such incidents include fitting burglar alarms in libraries and taking quick and decisive action against troublesome users.
    * comportamiento molesto = disruptive behaviour.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * espíritu molesto = poltergeist.
    * estar molesto = be displeased, get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle, put off.
    * lo molesto de = cumbersomeness.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * sentirse molesto = stir + uneasily, look + uncomfortable, feel + wrong.
    * sentirse molesto por = be embarrassed at.
    * ser algo molesto = be a thorn in + Posesivo + side.
    * ser molesto = be disturbing.
    * verdad molesta = inconvenient truth.

    * * *
    molesto -ta
    A
    1 [ SER]
    (fastidioso): tengo una tos sumamente molesta I have o I've got a really irritating o annoying cough
    es una sensación muy molesta it's a very uncomfortable o unpleasant feeling
    no es grave, pero los síntomas son muy molestos it's nothing serious, but the symptoms are very unpleasant
    la máquina hace un ruido de lo más molesto the machine makes a very irritating o annoying o tiresome noise
    ¡es tan molesto que te estén interrumpiendo cada cinco minutos! it's so annoying o trying o tiresome o irritating when people keep interrupting you every five minutes
    resulta muy molesto tener que viajar con tantos bultos it's a real nuisance o it's very inconvenient having to travel with so much baggage
    ¿podría abrir la ventana, si no es molesto? would you be so kind as to open the window?
    2 [ ESTAR]
    (incómodo, dolorido): está bastante molesto he's in some pain
    pasó la noche bastante molesto he had a rather uncomfortable night
    está molesto por la anestesia he's in some discomfort because of the anesthetic
    3 [ SER] (violento, embarazoso) awkward
    es una situación muy molesta it's a very awkward o embarrassing situation
    me hace sentir muy molesta que esté constantemente regalándome cosas it's very embarrassing the way she's always giving me presents, she's always giving me presents, and it makes me feel very awkward o embarrassed
    me resulta muy molesto tener que trabajar con ella cuando no nos hablamos I find it awkward working with her when we're not even on speaking terms
    B [ ESTAR] (ofendido) upset
    está molesto con ellos porque no fueron a su boda he's upset o put out o peeved because they didn't go to his wedding
    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste he's very upset about what you did
    * * *

     

    Del verbo molestar: ( conjugate molestar)

    molesto es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    molestó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    molestar    
    molesto    
    molestó
    molestar ( conjugate molestar) verbo transitivo
    1

    perdone que lo moleste sorry to trouble o bother you


    2 (ofender, disgustar) to upset
    verbo intransitivo
    1 ( importunar):
    ¿le molesta si fumo? do you mind if I smoke?;

    me molesta su arrogancia her arrogance irritates o annoys me;
    no me duele, pero me molesta it doesn't hurt but it's uncomfortable
    2 ( fastidiar) to be a nuisance;
    no quiero molesto I don't want to be a nuisance o to cause any trouble

    molestarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( disgustarse) to get upset;
    molestose POR algo to get upset about sth;
    molestose CON algn to get annoyed with sb
    2 ( tomarse el trabajo) to bother, trouble oneself (frml);

    se molestó en venir hasta aquí a avisarnos she took the trouble to come all this way to tell us
    molesto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1 [SER]
    a) ( fastidioso) ‹ruido/tos annoying, irritating;

    sensación/síntoma unpleasant
    b) (violento, embarazoso) awkward, embarrassing

    2 [ESTAR] ( ofendido) upset;
    ( irritado) annoyed;
    está muy molesto por lo que hiciste he's very upset/annoyed about what you did

    molestar verbo transitivo
    1 (causar enojo, incomodidad) to disturb, bother: ¿le molestaría contestar a unas preguntas?, would you mind answering some questions?
    me molesta que grites, it annoys me when you shout
    2 (causar dolor, incomodidad) to hurt
    molesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (incómodo) uncomfortable: me encuentro algo molesto después de esa metedura de pata, I feel uncomfortable after that gaffe
    2 (fastidioso) annoying, pestering: es un ruido muy molesto, it's an annoying noise
    3 (enfadado, disgustado) annoyed o cross: ¿no estarás molesta por lo que he dicho?, you're not upset about what I said, are you?
    ' molesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acalorada
    - acalorado
    - disgustarse
    - enojosa
    - enojoso
    - fastidiada
    - fastidiado
    - molesta
    - molestarse
    - pesada
    - pesado
    - poca
    - poco
    - puñetera
    - puñetero
    - sacudir
    - suplicio
    - fastidioso
    - fregado
    - latoso
    - molestar
    - mosqueado
    English:
    annoying
    - bother
    - hot
    - imposition
    - irksome
    - irritating
    - miffed
    - obtrusive
    - off-putting
    - peeved
    - troublesome
    - uncomfortable
    - unwelcome
    - would
    - intrusive
    - put
    - uneasy
    * * *
    molesto, -a adj
    1.
    ser molesto [incordiante] [costumbre, tos, ruido] to be annoying;
    [moscas] to be a nuisance; [calor, humo, sensación] to be unpleasant; [ropa, zapato] to be uncomfortable;
    es muy molesto tener que mandar callar constantemente it's very annoying to have to be constantly telling you to be quiet;
    tengo un dolor molesto en la espalda I've got an ache in my back which is causing me some discomfort
    2.
    ser molesto [inoportuno] [visita, llamada] to be inconvenient;
    [pregunta] to be awkward
    3.
    ser molesto [embarazoso] to be embarrassing;
    esta situación empieza a resultarme un poco molesta this situation is beginning to make me feel a bit uncomfortable
    4.
    estar molesto [irritado] to be rather upset;
    está molesta porque no la invitamos a la fiesta she's upset because we didn't invite her to the party;
    están molestos por sus declaraciones they are upset by what he has been saying
    5.
    estar molesto [con malestar, incomodidad] [por la fiebre, el dolor] to be in some discomfort;
    no tenía que haber comido tanto, ahora estoy molesto I shouldn't have eaten so much, it's made me feel rather unwell;
    ¿no estás molesto con tanta ropa? aren't you uncomfortable in all those clothes?
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( fastidioso) annoying
    2 ( incómodo) inconvenient
    3 ( embarazoso) embarrassing
    * * *
    molesto, -ta adj
    1) enojado: bothered, annoyed
    2) fastidioso: bothersome, annoying
    * * *
    molesto adj
    1. (que fastidia) annoying
    2. (disgustado) annoyed

    Spanish-English dictionary > molesto

  • 18 ocultar

    v.
    1 to hide.
    ocultar algo a alguien to hide something from somebody
    le ocultaron la verdad they concealed the truth from him
    Ilse cubre la verdad Ilse covers up the truth.
    2 to cover up (delito).
    3 to hush, to hide.
    Ilse cubre la verdad Ilse covers up the truth.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to hide, conceal
    * * *
    verb
    to conceal, hide
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ objeto, mancha] to hide (a, de from)
    conceal (a, de from)
    2) [+ sentimientos, intenciones] to hide, conceal
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <noticia/verdad>
    b) <sentimientos/intenciones> to conceal, hide
    c) ( de la vista) to conceal, hide
    2.
    ocultarse v pron
    a) persona to hide
    b) ( estar oculto) to hide, lie hidden
    c) sol to disappear
    * * *
    = bury, cover, disguise, hide, obscure, withhold, ensconce, conceal, mask, secrete, tuck away, dissimulate, whitewash, hide out, blot out, dissemble, cache.
    Ex. All of the early works on rock music are buried under the heading for JAZZ, and the early works on linguistics are buried under the heading LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES.
    Ex. Kitano burst out laughing to cover her obvious blushing embarrassment, and she was soon encircled with laughter.
    Ex. But when the other approaches were examined and analyzed with care, it turned out that another 16 percent were disguised subject searches.
    Ex. These complications were not hidden or implicit; they were clearly set out at the beginning of the volume under 'Rules for the Compilation of the Catalog'.
    Ex. A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.
    Ex. It was agreed to withhold supplies from booksellers who offered new books at a discount greater than the 10 per cent usually allowed for cash.
    Ex. The foreman ensconced in one of the cages and the master-printer in the other.
    Ex. He merely said, striving to conceal his anger: 'I'll see what I can do'.
    Ex. The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex. Motion picture loops can be expensive and small enough to secrete.
    Ex. It is rumoured to be, at least in part, tucked away in one of the attics of the Science Library, a forgotten monument to a great but unsuccessful idea = Se rumorea que se encuentra oculto, al menos en parte, en uno de los áticos de la Biblioteca de Ciencias, monumento olvidado a una gran idea pero sin éxito.
    Ex. He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
    Ex. A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex. It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex. Las Vegas was once notorious for loose morals, fast living and financial transactions murky enough to blot out the desert sun.
    Ex. On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    ----
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * ocultar Algo a = keep + Nombre + a secret from.
    * ocultar la identidad = conceal + identity.
    * ocultar las cosas = sweep + things under the rug.
    * ocultar los sentimientos de Uno = bury + Posesivo + feelings.
    * ocultarse = go into + hiding.
    * ocultarse detrás de = hide behind.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <noticia/verdad>
    b) <sentimientos/intenciones> to conceal, hide
    c) ( de la vista) to conceal, hide
    2.
    ocultarse v pron
    a) persona to hide
    b) ( estar oculto) to hide, lie hidden
    c) sol to disappear
    * * *
    = bury, cover, disguise, hide, obscure, withhold, ensconce, conceal, mask, secrete, tuck away, dissimulate, whitewash, hide out, blot out, dissemble, cache.

    Ex: All of the early works on rock music are buried under the heading for JAZZ, and the early works on linguistics are buried under the heading LANGUAGE AND LANGUAGES.

    Ex: Kitano burst out laughing to cover her obvious blushing embarrassment, and she was soon encircled with laughter.
    Ex: But when the other approaches were examined and analyzed with care, it turned out that another 16 percent were disguised subject searches.
    Ex: These complications were not hidden or implicit; they were clearly set out at the beginning of the volume under 'Rules for the Compilation of the Catalog'.
    Ex: A pseudonym is the name assumed by an author to conceal or obscure his or her identity.
    Ex: It was agreed to withhold supplies from booksellers who offered new books at a discount greater than the 10 per cent usually allowed for cash.
    Ex: The foreman ensconced in one of the cages and the master-printer in the other.
    Ex: He merely said, striving to conceal his anger: 'I'll see what I can do'.
    Ex: The categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine, inhibit the growth of the law and create injustice by causing unequal situations to be treated as if they were equal.
    Ex: Motion picture loops can be expensive and small enough to secrete.
    Ex: It is rumoured to be, at least in part, tucked away in one of the attics of the Science Library, a forgotten monument to a great but unsuccessful idea = Se rumorea que se encuentra oculto, al menos en parte, en uno de los áticos de la Biblioteca de Ciencias, monumento olvidado a una gran idea pero sin éxito.
    Ex: He highlights the fact that the amount of time spent lying, dissimulating, and conforming in matters of religious faith was a huge issue in the 16th century.
    Ex: A number of volumes whitewashing this fascist wartime state were published in 2001.
    Ex: It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex: Las Vegas was once notorious for loose morals, fast living and financial transactions murky enough to blot out the desert sun.
    Ex: On Sunday it was Vice President Cheney who dissembled about the impact of the tax cuts on the federal budget deficit and the relative size of the deficit.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    * no ocultar las preferencias de Uno sobre Algo = make + no bones about + Algo.
    * ocultar Algo a = keep + Nombre + a secret from.
    * ocultar la identidad = conceal + identity.
    * ocultar las cosas = sweep + things under the rug.
    * ocultar los sentimientos de Uno = bury + Posesivo + feelings.
    * ocultarse = go into + hiding.
    * ocultarse detrás de = hide behind.

    * * *
    ocultar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹noticia/verdad› ocultarle algo A algn to conceal sth FROM sb
    ¿por qué me lo ocultaste? why did you conceal it from me?
    2 (disimular) ‹sentimientos/intenciones› to conceal, hide
    3 (de la vista) to conceal, hide
    «persona» to hide
    el sol se ocultó detrás de las nubes the sun disappeared behind the clouds
    tras esa sonrisa se oculta una mala intención behind that smile there lie dishonest intentions
    * * *

     

    ocultar ( conjugate ocultar) verbo transitivo ( en general) to conceal, hide;
    persona to hide;
    ocultarle algo A algn to conceal o hide sth from sb
    ocultarse verbo pronominal



    ocultar verbo transitivo to conceal, hide: no nos ocultes la verdad, don't hide the truth from us
    ' ocultar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pantalla
    - silenciar
    - solapar
    - soterrar
    - tapar
    - disfrazar
    - escamotear
    English:
    blot out
    - conceal
    - dark
    - hide
    - hold back
    - impatience
    - keep from
    - mask
    - obscure
    - screen
    - secret
    - secrete
    - suppress
    - withhold
    - cover
    - disguise
    - keep
    * * *
    vt
    1. [esconder] to conceal, to hide;
    ocultar algo a alguien to conceal o hide sth from sb
    2. [información, noticia] to conceal, to hide;
    ocultar algo a alguien to conceal o hide sth from sb;
    le ocultaron la verdad they concealed the truth from him
    3. [sorpresa, irritación] to conceal, to hide;
    oculté mis verdaderos sentimientos I concealed my true feelings
    4. [delito] to cover up
    * * *
    v/t hide, conceal
    * * *
    esconder: to conceal, to hide
    * * *
    ocultar vb to hide [pt. hid; pp. hidden]

    Spanish-English dictionary > ocultar

  • 19 problema

    m.
    1 problem.
    el problema del terrorismo the terrorist problem, the problem of terrorism
    los niños no causan más que problemas children cause nothing but trouble o problems
    el problema es que no nos queda tiempo the problem o thing is that we don't have any time left
    2 glitch, bug.
    * * *
    1 problem
    \
    dar problemas to cause problems
    tener problemas con to have trouble with
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1. SM
    1) (=dificultad) problem

    ¿tienes problemas de dinero? — do you have any money worries o financial problems?

    2) (Mat) problem
    3) Méx (=accidente) accident, mishap
    2.
    ADJ INV (=problemático) problem antes de s
    * * *
    masculino problem

    resolver/solucionar un problema — to solve a problem

    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas — if they find out, you'll be in trouble

    no te hagas problema — (AmL) don't worry about it

    * * *
    = dilemma, issue, problem, rough spot, snag, bug, hitch, mischief, trouble spot, tyranny, catch, tribulation, show-stopper [showstopper], hassle, rub, kink, kicker.
    Ex. Unfortunately documents which present dilemmas in the selection of author headings are present in even the smallest library collections.
    Ex. These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex. But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex. Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex. A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex. Keeping pace with these changes may well mean more work than the seven year hitch experienced by DC users.
    Ex. The author discusses the characteristics of programs designed specifically to cause mischief to computer owners who download and run the programs = El autor analiza las características de los programas diseñados específicamente para causar problemas a los propietarios de ordenadores que los descargan y ejecutan.
    Ex. The statistics collected served as an early warning signal for trouble spots.
    Ex. Information access, such as satellites, overcomes the tyranny of distance for students, teachers and researchers in Australasia.
    Ex. Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex. The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex. In engineering use, a show-stopper is usually some aspect of a project that is so bad that it threatens to cancel the project unless it is corrected.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex. But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex. However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    Ex. The kicker is that this type of money transfer service is less convenient and no safer than many online money transfers.
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    * abordar un problema = address + problem.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * aclarar un problema = clear up + problem.
    * acometer un problema = attack + problem.
    * acosado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * acotar un problema = delineate + problem.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * afrontar los problemas cotidianos = grapple with + life's problems.
    * afrontar un problema = face + issue, confront + problem.
    * agobiado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * agravar un problema = compound + problem.
    * ahí está el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * anticipar un problema = anticipate + problem.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aquejado de problemas = troubled, ailing.
    * arreglar un problema = fix + problem.
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * atajar un problema = grapple with + problem.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * averiguar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * combatir un problema = combat + problem.
    * complicar un problema = compound + problem.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * corregir un problema = correct + problem.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * darle vueltas a un problema = puzzle over + problem.
    * dar lugar a problemas = give + rise to problems.
    * dar problemas = play up.
    * darse cuenta de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * debatir un problema = discuss + problem.
    * decisión precipitada ante un problema = crisis decision.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * definición del problema = problem statement.
    * definir un problema = delineate + problem.
    * delimitar un problema = isolate + problem.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * detectar un problema = spot + problem, spot + trouble.
    * diagnosticar el problema = diagnose + problem.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * el problema no es el qué, sino el cómo = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el problema obvio = the elephant in the room.
    * el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
    * el verdadero problema = the elephant in the room.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * enfrentarse a un problema = challenge + threat, confront + question, cope with + problem, face + issue, face + issue, face + problem, come up against + problem, struggle with + issue, wrestle with + problem, deal with + issue.
    * enfrentarse un problema = confront + problem, experience + problem.
    * enunciado del problema = problem statement.
    * esbozar un problema = outline + problem.
    * ese es el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * exarcerbar un problema = inflame + problem.
    * exteriorizar un problema = externalise + problem.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * franquear un problema = negotiate + problem.
    * hacer frente a un problema = attack + problem, combat + problem, wrestle with + problem.
    * identificar un problema = outline + problem, identify + problem, isolate + problem.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.
    * investigar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * libre de problemas = problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free].
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * llevarse los problemas a casa = bring + problems home.
    * mencionar un problema = bring + problem up.
    * meterse en problemas = get into + trouble.
    * mitigar un problema = alleviate + problem.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * obtener el enunciado del problema = elicit + problem statement.
    * ocasionar problemas = cause + problems.
    * orientado hacia la resolución de problemas = problem-orientated, problem-oriented.
    * paliar problemas = minimise + problems.
    * paliar un problema = solve + problem.
    * percatarse de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * plagado de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-wracked [problem-racked].
    * plagar de problemas = bedevil.
    * plantear un problema = pose + dilemma, pose + problem, raise + question, raise + concern, raise + issue, raise + problem, articulate + problem.
    * presentar problemas = present + problems.
    * presentar un problema = pose + problem, air + problem.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * problema acuciante = pressing problem.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problema + afligir = problem + afflict.
    * problema + agravar = problem + exacerbate.
    * problema alimenticio = eating problem.
    * problema asociado = attending problem.
    * problema auditivo = hearing problem.
    * problema + avecinarse = problem + lie ahead.
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problema con el alcohol = drinking problem.
    * problema con los niños de la llave = latchkey problem.
    * problema cotidiano = daily problem.
    * problema de comportamiento = behaviour problem, behavioural problem.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * problema de peso = weight problem.
    * problema de salud = health problem.
    * problema + desaparecer = problem + go away.
    * problema de seguridad = security problem.
    * problema diario = daily problem.
    * problema difícil = thorny problem, poser.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * problema doméstico = domestic problem.
    * problema económico = economic problem, financial problem.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * problema en la escuela = school problem.
    * problema escolar = school problem.
    * problema espinoso = knotty problem, thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + estar = problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problema familiar = family problem.
    * problema informático = computing problem.
    * problema inicial = startup problem.
    * problema insoluble = insoluble problem.
    * problema monetario = monetary problem.
    * problema motriz = motor disability.
    * problema peliagudo = thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + persistir = problem + persist.
    * problema personal = personal problem.
    * problema + plantearse = problem + come with.
    * problema práctico = practical problem.
    * problema racial = racial conflict, ethnic conflict.
    * problema + radicar = trouble + lie.
    * problema real = real problem.
    * problema + residir = problem + reside, problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problemas = trouble, crisis [crises, -pl.], problem areas, trials and tribulations, trouble at mill.
    * problemas auditivos = impaired hearing, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * problemas con el alcohol = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la bebida = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la vista = poor eyesight.
    * problemas de la vida = life problems [life-problems].
    * problemas del crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas de lectura = reading difficulties.
    * problemas dentales = dental disease.
    * problemas de oído = poor hearing.
    * problema seguro = accident waiting to happen.
    * problemas familiares = family crisis.
    * problemas + girar en torno a = problems + turn on, problems + revolve around.
    * problemas inherentes al crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas iniciales = teething problems, teething troubles, growing pains.
    * problema siquiátrico = psychiatric problem.
    * problema social = societal problem, social problem.
    * problemas sociales = social crisis.
    * problema + surgir = problem + arise, problem + surface, problem + come with.
    * problemas visuales = visual impairment.
    * problema técnico = glitch, technical difficulty, technical problem.
    * problema técnico desconocido = gremlin.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * raíz del problema, la = root of the problem, the.
    * resolución de problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sacar a colación un problema = bring + problem up.
    * salvar un problema = circumvent + problem, negotiate + problem.
    * ser un problema = be at issue.
    * sin meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * solución a problemas = problem solution.
    * solucionar los problemas = put + things right.
    * solucionar problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * solucionar un problema = solve + problem, settle + problem, iron out + problem.
    * subproblema = sub-problem [subproblem].
    * subsanar un problema = remedy + problem.
    * superar el problema de credibilidad = overcome + credibility gap.
    * superar un problema = surmount + problem, conquer + problem, get over + problem.
    * surgir un problema de credibilidad = credibility gap + arise.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener un problema = experience + problem.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * tocar un problema = touch on/upon + problem.
    * toparse con un problema = encounter + problem, come across + problem.
    * tratar un problema = address + problem, deal with + problem, handle + problem, tackle + problem, address + limitation, grapple with + problem, treat + problem, address + concern.
    * tratar un problema de pasada = touch on/upon + problem.
    * trivializar un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * tropezar con problemas = run into + problems.
    * * *
    masculino problem

    resolver/solucionar un problema — to solve a problem

    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas — if they find out, you'll be in trouble

    no te hagas problema — (AmL) don't worry about it

    * * *
    = dilemma, issue, problem, rough spot, snag, bug, hitch, mischief, trouble spot, tyranny, catch, tribulation, show-stopper [showstopper], hassle, rub, kink, kicker.

    Ex: Unfortunately documents which present dilemmas in the selection of author headings are present in even the smallest library collections.

    Ex: These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex: But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex: Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex: A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex: Keeping pace with these changes may well mean more work than the seven year hitch experienced by DC users.
    Ex: The author discusses the characteristics of programs designed specifically to cause mischief to computer owners who download and run the programs = El autor analiza las características de los programas diseñados específicamente para causar problemas a los propietarios de ordenadores que los descargan y ejecutan.
    Ex: The statistics collected served as an early warning signal for trouble spots.
    Ex: Information access, such as satellites, overcomes the tyranny of distance for students, teachers and researchers in Australasia.
    Ex: Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex: The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex: In engineering use, a show-stopper is usually some aspect of a project that is so bad that it threatens to cancel the project unless it is corrected.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex: But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex: However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    Ex: The kicker is that this type of money transfer service is less convenient and no safer than many online money transfers.
    * abordar un problema = address + problem.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * aclarar un problema = clear up + problem.
    * acometer un problema = attack + problem.
    * acosado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * acotar un problema = delineate + problem.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * afrontar los problemas cotidianos = grapple with + life's problems.
    * afrontar un problema = face + issue, confront + problem.
    * agobiado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * agravar un problema = compound + problem.
    * ahí está el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * anticipar un problema = anticipate + problem.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aquejado de problemas = troubled, ailing.
    * arreglar un problema = fix + problem.
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * atajar un problema = grapple with + problem.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * averiguar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * combatir un problema = combat + problem.
    * complicar un problema = compound + problem.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * corregir un problema = correct + problem.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * darle vueltas a un problema = puzzle over + problem.
    * dar lugar a problemas = give + rise to problems.
    * dar problemas = play up.
    * darse cuenta de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * debatir un problema = discuss + problem.
    * decisión precipitada ante un problema = crisis decision.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * definición del problema = problem statement.
    * definir un problema = delineate + problem.
    * delimitar un problema = isolate + problem.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * detectar un problema = spot + problem, spot + trouble.
    * diagnosticar el problema = diagnose + problem.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * el problema no es el qué, sino el cómo = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el problema obvio = the elephant in the room.
    * el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
    * el verdadero problema = the elephant in the room.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * enfrentarse a un problema = challenge + threat, confront + question, cope with + problem, face + issue, face + issue, face + problem, come up against + problem, struggle with + issue, wrestle with + problem, deal with + issue.
    * enfrentarse un problema = confront + problem, experience + problem.
    * enunciado del problema = problem statement.
    * esbozar un problema = outline + problem.
    * ese es el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * exarcerbar un problema = inflame + problem.
    * exteriorizar un problema = externalise + problem.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * franquear un problema = negotiate + problem.
    * hacer frente a un problema = attack + problem, combat + problem, wrestle with + problem.
    * identificar un problema = outline + problem, identify + problem, isolate + problem.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.
    * investigar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * libre de problemas = problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free].
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * llevarse los problemas a casa = bring + problems home.
    * mencionar un problema = bring + problem up.
    * meterse en problemas = get into + trouble.
    * mitigar un problema = alleviate + problem.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * obtener el enunciado del problema = elicit + problem statement.
    * ocasionar problemas = cause + problems.
    * orientado hacia la resolución de problemas = problem-orientated, problem-oriented.
    * paliar problemas = minimise + problems.
    * paliar un problema = solve + problem.
    * percatarse de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * plagado de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-wracked [problem-racked].
    * plagar de problemas = bedevil.
    * plantear un problema = pose + dilemma, pose + problem, raise + question, raise + concern, raise + issue, raise + problem, articulate + problem.
    * presentar problemas = present + problems.
    * presentar un problema = pose + problem, air + problem.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * problema acuciante = pressing problem.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problema + afligir = problem + afflict.
    * problema + agravar = problem + exacerbate.
    * problema alimenticio = eating problem.
    * problema asociado = attending problem.
    * problema auditivo = hearing problem.
    * problema + avecinarse = problem + lie ahead.
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problema con el alcohol = drinking problem.
    * problema con los niños de la llave = latchkey problem.
    * problema cotidiano = daily problem.
    * problema de comportamiento = behaviour problem, behavioural problem.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * problema de peso = weight problem.
    * problema de salud = health problem.
    * problema + desaparecer = problem + go away.
    * problema de seguridad = security problem.
    * problema diario = daily problem.
    * problema difícil = thorny problem, poser.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * problema doméstico = domestic problem.
    * problema económico = economic problem, financial problem.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * problema en la escuela = school problem.
    * problema escolar = school problem.
    * problema espinoso = knotty problem, thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + estar = problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problema familiar = family problem.
    * problema informático = computing problem.
    * problema inicial = startup problem.
    * problema insoluble = insoluble problem.
    * problema monetario = monetary problem.
    * problema motriz = motor disability.
    * problema peliagudo = thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema pequeño = a cloud no bigger than a man's hand.
    * problema + persistir = problem + persist.
    * problema personal = personal problem.
    * problema + plantearse = problem + come with.
    * problema práctico = practical problem.
    * problema racial = racial conflict, ethnic conflict.
    * problema + radicar = trouble + lie.
    * problema real = real problem.
    * problema + residir = problem + reside, problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problemas = trouble, crisis [crises, -pl.], problem areas, trials and tribulations, trouble at mill.
    * problemas auditivos = impaired hearing, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * problemas con el alcohol = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la bebida = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la vista = poor eyesight.
    * problemas de la vida = life problems [life-problems].
    * problemas del crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas de lectura = reading difficulties.
    * problemas dentales = dental disease.
    * problemas de oído = poor hearing.
    * problema seguro = accident waiting to happen.
    * problemas familiares = family crisis.
    * problemas + girar en torno a = problems + turn on, problems + revolve around.
    * problemas inherentes al crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas iniciales = teething problems, teething troubles, growing pains.
    * problema siquiátrico = psychiatric problem.
    * problema social = societal problem, social problem.
    * problemas sociales = social crisis.
    * problema + surgir = problem + arise, problem + surface, problem + come with.
    * problemas visuales = visual impairment.
    * problema técnico = glitch, technical difficulty, technical problem.
    * problema técnico desconocido = gremlin.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * raíz del problema, la = root of the problem, the.
    * resolución de problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sacar a colación un problema = bring + problem up.
    * salvar un problema = circumvent + problem, negotiate + problem.
    * ser un problema = be at issue.
    * sin meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * solución a problemas = problem solution.
    * solucionar los problemas = put + things right.
    * solucionar problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * solucionar un problema = solve + problem, settle + problem, iron out + problem.
    * subproblema = sub-problem [subproblem].
    * subsanar un problema = remedy + problem.
    * superar el problema de credibilidad = overcome + credibility gap.
    * superar un problema = surmount + problem, conquer + problem, get over + problem.
    * surgir un problema de credibilidad = credibility gap + arise.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener un problema = experience + problem.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * tocar un problema = touch on/upon + problem.
    * toparse con un problema = encounter + problem, come across + problem.
    * tratar un problema = address + problem, deal with + problem, handle + problem, tackle + problem, address + limitation, grapple with + problem, treat + problem, address + concern.
    * tratar un problema de pasada = touch on/upon + problem.
    * trivializar un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * tropezar con problemas = run into + problems.

    * * *
    1 ( Mat) problem
    resolver un problema to solve a problem
    2 (dificultad, preocupación) problem
    nos está creando muchos problemas it is causing us a lot of problems o a lot of trouble
    problemas económicos financial difficulties o problems
    me gustaría ir, el problema es que no tengo dinero I'd like to go, the snag o trouble o problem o thing is I don't have any money
    los coches viejos siempre dan muchos problemas old cars always give a lot of trouble, old cars always play up a lot ( colloq)
    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas if they find out, you'll be in trouble
    no te hagas problema ( AmL); don't worry about it
    * * *

     

    problema sustantivo masculino
    problem;
    resolver/solucionar un problema to solve a problem;

    los coches viejos dan muchos problemas old cars give a lot of trouble;
    no te hagas problema (AmL) don't worry about it
    problema sustantivo masculino problem: les está dando muchos problemas, it is giving them a lot of trouble
    problemas económicos, financial difficulties

    ' problema' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abordar
    - acotar
    - circunscribirse
    - comprensión
    - conciencia
    - concienciarse
    - conjuntamente
    - contingente
    - deforestación
    - desarrollo
    - desforestación
    - desmenuzar
    - diferente
    - drogodependencia
    - eficacia
    - encarar
    - endemoniada
    - endemoniado
    - enfocar
    - enfocada
    - enfocado
    - enfoque
    - enrevesada
    - enrevesado
    - enunciado
    - inconveniente
    - intrincada
    - intrincado
    - magnitud
    - mano
    - orden
    - plantear
    - presentarse
    - profundizar
    - profundidad
    - radicar
    - raíz
    - remediar
    - remontar
    - replantear
    - resolución
    - resolver
    - robar
    - rompecabezas
    - salida
    - sencilla
    - sencillez
    - sencillo
    - sensibilizar
    - sinsabor
    English:
    answer
    - appreciate
    - appreciation
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arithmetic
    - attack
    - avenue
    - awkward
    - bit
    - bypass
    - can
    - care
    - central
    - come up
    - compound
    - deal with
    - define
    - devil
    - difficulty
    - emerge
    - emotional
    - form
    - formidable
    - graft
    - grapple
    - growing
    - hard
    - hassle
    - ignore
    - issue
    - knotty
    - knowledge
    - land
    - lie
    - magnitude
    - major
    - matter
    - meditate
    - meet with
    - nut
    - object
    - outstanding
    - overcome
    - pin down
    - pose
    - present
    - problem
    - question
    - relation
    * * *
    1. [dificultad] problem;
    el problema del terrorismo the terrorist problem, the problem of terrorism;
    los niños no causan más que problemas children cause nothing but trouble o problems;
    no quiero más problemas I don't want any more trouble;
    el problema es que no nos queda tiempo the problem o thing is that we don't have any time left;
    Am
    no te hagas problema don't worry about it
    2. [matemático] problem;
    resolver un problema to solve a problem
    * * *
    m problem;
    sin problema without difficulty, without any problems
    * * *
    : problem
    * * *
    problema n problem

    Spanish-English dictionary > problema

  • 20 vociferar

    v.
    1 to shout.
    2 to vociferate, to shout, to scream, to blare.
    * * *
    1 to vociferate, shout
    1 to vociferate, shout
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=gritar) to yell, shout
    2) (=jactarse) to proclaim boastfully
    2.
    VI to yell, shout, vociferate frm
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to shout, vociferate (frml)
    * * *
    = boom, howl, mouth off, belt out, shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.
    Ex. And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.
    Ex. If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
    Ex. She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex. Singers will belt out Beatles hits to help charity.
    Ex. He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex. She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex. She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex. By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex. In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex. She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex. Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to shout, vociferate (frml)
    * * *
    = boom, howl, mouth off, belt out, shout + Posesivo + head off, scream + Posesivo + head off, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + head, shout at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + voice, scream at + the top of + Posesivo + lungs.

    Ex: And those users who are unfortunate enough to hit on a librarian who booms (or shrills) their private problems around the library floor may never ask a question again.

    Ex: If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
    Ex: She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex: Singers will belt out Beatles hits to help charity.
    Ex: He gets more and more hysterical every week and frankly gives the impression of being a bit barmy by grinning like a maniac and shouting his head off.
    Ex: She has a vicious temper and is always screaming her head off about something.
    Ex: She shouted at the top of her lungs, causing Gabrielle to cringe slightly.
    Ex: By the time I had gotten to the front door, however, I could hear a woman screaming at the top of her head some incoherent nonsense.
    Ex: In no time she took off her sandals and thrashed one of the snatchers and started shouting at the top of her voice.
    Ex: She ran into the street stark naked, waving her arms wildly and screaming at the top of her voice, 'Stop, stop!'.
    Ex: Speaking specifically about manic depression, she asked, 'How would you diagnose a patient who walks back and forth screaming at the top of his lungs?'.

    * * *
    vociferar [A1 ]
    vi
    to shout, yell, vociferate ( frml)
    * * *

    vociferar ( conjugate vociferar) verbo intransitivo
    to shout, vociferate (frml)
    vociferar verbo intransitivo to shout, scream, vociferate
    ' vociferar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    vocear
    English:
    bluster
    - bawl
    - storm
    * * *
    to shout
    * * *
    v/i shout
    * * *
    gritar: to shout, to yell

    Spanish-English dictionary > vociferar

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