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it's the only model which can compete

  • 1 competir

    v.
    1 to compete.
    varios grupos compiten por la obtención del contrato several groups are competing for the contract
    nos es muy difícil competir con las importaciones chinas we find it very difficult to compete with Chinese imports
    Los soldados contienden en el campo The soldiers contend in the field.
    2 to compete against.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SERVIR], like link=servir servir
    1 to compete
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VI
    1) (=enfrentarse) to compete

    competir con o contra algo/algn — to compete with o against sth/sb

    son incapaces de competir con o contra gente más joven — they are incapable of competing with o against younger people

    competir en algo — to compete in sth

    competir en el mercado — (Com) to compete in the market

    competir por algo — to compete for sth

    2) (=compararse)

    competir con algo, no hay nada que pueda competir con un buen vino — you can't beat a good wine, nothing can compare with a good wine

    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) (pugnar, luchar) to compete

    competir con or contra alguien (por algo) — to compete with o against somebody (for something)

    competir en algo: los dos modelos compiten en calidad — the two models rival each other in quality

    * * *
    = race, jostle.
    Ex. These companies have been racing to define the information superhighway for themselves, and to stake a claim in what they view as the economic engine of the information age.
    Ex. In the case of flax the Library of Congress does not provide an enumerated division and so books on flax spinning must jostle in alphabetic order with books on other aspects of flax = En el caso del lino la Biblioteca del Congreso no proporciona una división enumerada por lo que los libros sobre el hilado del lino deben competir en la ordenación alfabética con otros libros que tratan sobre diferentes aspectos del lino.
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    * competir con = compete (with), contend with, vie with.
    * competir en = play at.
    * competir por = scramble.
    * competir por acaparar la atención de Alguien = compete for + attention.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) (pugnar, luchar) to compete

    competir con or contra alguien (por algo) — to compete with o against somebody (for something)

    competir en algo: los dos modelos compiten en calidad — the two models rival each other in quality

    * * *
    competir (con)
    (v.) = compete (with), contend with, vie with

    Ex: Cards will remain useful for small local and personal indexes but other options, in the form of microcomputers and their software are beginning to compete in this application.

    Ex: This variety of physical forms presents unhelpful complexities to a user, who may have to contend with computer print-out book form, conventionally printed indexes, microfiche and online indexes and catalogues, in even relatively simple searches.
    Ex: As new reference service programmes vie with existing ones for funding, these changing patterns have an impact on budgeting.

    = race, jostle.

    Ex: These companies have been racing to define the information superhighway for themselves, and to stake a claim in what they view as the economic engine of the information age.

    Ex: In the case of flax the Library of Congress does not provide an enumerated division and so books on flax spinning must jostle in alphabetic order with books on other aspects of flax = En el caso del lino la Biblioteca del Congreso no proporciona una división enumerada por lo que los libros sobre el hilado del lino deben competir en la ordenación alfabética con otros libros que tratan sobre diferentes aspectos del lino.
    * competir con = compete (with), contend with, vie with.
    * competir en = play at.
    * competir por = scramble.
    * competir por acaparar la atención de Alguien = compete for + attention.
    * tener que competir con = face + competition from.

    * * *
    vi
    1 (pugnar, luchar) to compete competir CON algn to compete WITH sb
    no pueden competir con las cadenas de supermercados they can't compete with the supermarket chains
    competir CON/ CONTRA algn POR algo to compete WITH/ AGAINST sb FOR sth
    competíamos con Rospesa por el contrato we were competing with/against Rospesa for the contract
    competirán contra rivales europeos por esta copa they will be competing against teams from Europe for this trophy
    2 (estar al mismo nivel) competir EN algo:
    los dos modelos compiten en calidad y precio the two models rival each other in quality and price
    * * *

     

    competir ( conjugate competir) verbo intransitivo
    a) (pugnar, luchar) to compete;

    competir con or contra algn (por algo) to compete with o against sb (for sth)


    competir verbo intransitivo to compete [con, with o against] [en, in] [por, for]
    ' competir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desafiar
    - disputar
    - disputarse
    English:
    compete
    - contend
    - fight out
    - pit
    - race
    - rival
    - competition
    - eligible
    * * *
    1. [contender] to compete (con/por with/for);
    varios grupos compiten por la obtención del contrato several groups are competing for the contract;
    nos es muy difícil competir con las importaciones chinas we find it very difficult to compete with Chinese imports;
    exigen competir en pie de igualdad con otros países europeos they are demanding to compete on an equal footing with other European countries
    2. [igualar]
    competir (con) to be on a par (with);
    compiten en belleza they rival each other in beauty;
    un producto que puede competir con los importados a product that can compete with foreign imports
    * * *
    v/i compete ( con with)
    * * *
    competir {54} vi
    : to compete
    * * *
    competir vb to compete

    Spanish-English dictionary > competir

  • 2 anterior

    adj.
    1 previous (previo).
    un modelo muy parecido al anterior a model which is very similar to the previous o last one
    el año anterior the year before, the previous year
    2 front (delantero).
    la parte anterior de un edificio the front of a building
    3 anticus.
    * * *
    1 (tiempo) previous, preceding, before
    2 (lugar) front
    1 the previous one
    * * *
    adj.
    1) previous, former
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [en el espacio] [parte] front
    2) [en una sucesión] [página, párrafo] previous, preceding

    el capítulo anteriorthe previous o preceding chapter

    3) [en el tiempo] previous
    4) (Ling) anterior
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( en el tiempo) previous

    el día anterior — the previous day, the day before

    b) ( en un orden) previous, preceding

    anterior a algo: el capítulo anterior a éste — the previous chapter

    2) ( en el espacio) front (before n)
    * * *
    = earlier, foregoing, former, previous, prior, anterior, preceding, earlier on.
    Ex. 'See' references are made from different names such as pseudonyms, real names, secular names, earlier names and later names.
    Ex. The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex. The former monthly publications on statistics of eggs, meat and milk have been amalgamated since 1980 into a quarterly publication, 'Animal Production'.
    Ex. The previous chapters have considered the statement of the source of a document in some detail.
    Ex. Authors of scientific articles often read a paper that fails to cite their prior work when they feel that it should have done so.
    Ex. I would only suggest that the gentleman's anterior point is extremely well taken although I don't choose to belabor it.
    Ex. Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex. It is helpful to the student to see this response-explanation stage of the reference process as the counterpart to the question-negotiation stage earlier on.
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    * anterior a = pre, leading up to.
    * anterior a la búsqueda = pre-search.
    * anterior a la clase = preclass.
    * anterior a la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la guerra = pre-war [prewar], antebellum.
    * anterior a la Guerra Civil = pre-Civil War.
    * anterior a la introducción de la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la invención de la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la operación = pre-operative [preoperative].
    * anterior a la prueba = pretrial.
    * anterior a la revolución = pre-revolutional.
    * anterior al trabajo = pre-service.
    * año anterior, el = past year, the.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * comisura anterior = anterior commissure.
    * de una época anterior = vestigial.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times.
    * épocas anteriores = earlier times.
    * era anterior al Cristianismo = pre-Christian era.
    * etapa anterior a la impresión = prepress [pre-press].
    * extremidad anterior = forelimb.
    * fase anterior a la impresión = prepress phase.
    * información anterior al pedido = preorder information.
    * número anterior = backrun.
    * parte anterior del pie = ball of + Posesivo + foot.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( en el tiempo) previous

    el día anterior — the previous day, the day before

    b) ( en un orden) previous, preceding

    anterior a algo: el capítulo anterior a éste — the previous chapter

    2) ( en el espacio) front (before n)
    * * *
    = earlier, foregoing, former, previous, prior, anterior, preceding, earlier on.

    Ex: 'See' references are made from different names such as pseudonyms, real names, secular names, earlier names and later names.

    Ex: The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex: The former monthly publications on statistics of eggs, meat and milk have been amalgamated since 1980 into a quarterly publication, 'Animal Production'.
    Ex: The previous chapters have considered the statement of the source of a document in some detail.
    Ex: Authors of scientific articles often read a paper that fails to cite their prior work when they feel that it should have done so.
    Ex: I would only suggest that the gentleman's anterior point is extremely well taken although I don't choose to belabor it.
    Ex: Because the assumption in this method is that none of the preceding years' operations are worth continuing unless they can be shown to be necessary, zero-based budgeting (ZZB) can be useful for paring out the deadwood of obsolete or uselessly extravagant programs.
    Ex: It is helpful to the student to see this response-explanation stage of the reference process as the counterpart to the question-negotiation stage earlier on.
    * anterior a = pre, leading up to.
    * anterior a la búsqueda = pre-search.
    * anterior a la clase = preclass.
    * anterior a la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la guerra = pre-war [prewar], antebellum.
    * anterior a la Guerra Civil = pre-Civil War.
    * anterior a la introducción de la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la invención de la escritura = preliterate [pre-literate].
    * anterior a la operación = pre-operative [preoperative].
    * anterior a la prueba = pretrial.
    * anterior a la revolución = pre-revolutional.
    * anterior al trabajo = pre-service.
    * año anterior, el = past year, the.
    * cambiar a la situación anterior = reverse.
    * comisura anterior = anterior commissure.
    * de una época anterior = vestigial.
    * en años anteriores = in prior years, in years past, in past years.
    * en épocas anteriores = in former times.
    * épocas anteriores = earlier times.
    * era anterior al Cristianismo = pre-Christian era.
    * etapa anterior a la impresión = prepress [pre-press].
    * extremidad anterior = forelimb.
    * fase anterior a la impresión = prepress phase.
    * información anterior al pedido = preorder information.
    * número anterior = backrun.
    * parte anterior del pie = ball of + Posesivo + foot.

    * * *
    A
    1 (en el tiempo) previous
    la había visto el día anterior I had seen her the previous day o the day before
    en épocas anteriores in earlier times
    en una vida anterior in a previous life
    anterior A algo prior TO sth
    sucesos anteriores a la revolución events prior to o preceding the revolution
    su presidencia fue muy anterior a la de Anaya he was president a long time before Anaya
    2 (en un orden) previous, preceding anterior A algo:
    el capítulo anterior a éste the previous chapter, the chapter before (this one), the chapter that precedes this one ( frml)
    pretérito2 (↑ pretérito (2))
    B
    la parte anterior the front (part)
    las patas anteriores the forelegs o front legs
    2 ‹vocal› front
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    anterior adjetivo


    en épocas anteriores in earlier times;
    anterior a algo prior to sth




    las patas anteriores the forelegs o front legs
    anterior adjetivo
    1 previous
    el día anterior, the day before
    2 (delantero) front
    la parte anterior, front part
    ' anterior' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - antigua
    - antiguo
    - dividendo
    - parecida
    - parecido
    - previa
    - previo
    - restituir
    - ayer
    - día
    - noche
    - víspera
    - vuelta
    English:
    before
    - carbon copy
    - clock
    - draw on
    - engagement
    - former
    - front
    - old
    - outlast
    - past
    - preceding
    - previous
    - prior
    - superior
    - back
    - ball
    - compare
    - last
    - liable
    - overnight
    - precede
    - predate
    * * *
    1. [en el tiempo] previous;
    un modelo muy parecido al anterior a model which is very similar to the previous o last one;
    el año anterior the year before, the previous year;
    el día anterior a la inauguración the day before o prior to the opening;
    los cinco años anteriores a la independencia the five years before o prior to independence;
    2. [en el espacio] front;
    la parte anterior de un edificio the front of a building
    3. [en una ordenación] previous, last;
    el problema señalado en el párrafo anterior the problem identified in the previous o last paragraph
    4. [vocal] front
    * * *
    adj previous, former
    * * *
    1) : previous
    2) : earlier
    tiempos anteriores: earlier times
    3) : anterior, forward, front
    * * *
    anterior adj previous

    Spanish-English dictionary > anterior

  • 3 intereses comunes

    = common ground, community of interest
    Ex. PRECIS provides an exemplary illustration of the association and common ground between alphabetical indexing and classification.
    Ex. Communities of interest will only prosper if they share an economic model which makes sense.
    * * *
    = common ground, community of interest

    Ex: PRECIS provides an exemplary illustration of the association and common ground between alphabetical indexing and classification.

    Ex: Communities of interest will only prosper if they share an economic model which makes sense.

    Spanish-English dictionary > intereses comunes

  • 4 pauta

    f.
    1 standard, model (modelo).
    seguir una pauta to follow an example
    2 guideline.
    3 pattern, customary or habitual practice.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: pautar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: pautar.
    * * *
    1 (norma) rule, guideline; (modelo) model, pattern
    3 MÚSICA staff
    \
    marcar la pauta to set the standard, establish the guidelines
    pauta de comportamiento standard of behaviour
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=modelo) model; (=guía) guideline; (=regla) rule, guide

    París marca la pauta de la moda en todo el mundoParis sets the trend o the standard for fashion all over the world

    2) [en papel] lines pl
    * * *
    1) ( guía) guideline

    pautas de comportamientorules o norms of behavior

    2) ( de un papel) lines (pl); ( pentagrama) (Chi) stave, staff
    * * *
    = guideline, pattern.
    Ex. It should be noted that the present guidelines are intended to govern the display of authority and reference entries in print and micro-print only.
    Ex. In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
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    * marcar la pauta en = lead + the way in.
    * marcar las pautas = set + the tone, establish + the tone.
    * pautas a seguir = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * pautas de actuación = best practices.
    * * *
    1) ( guía) guideline

    pautas de comportamientorules o norms of behavior

    2) ( de un papel) lines (pl); ( pentagrama) (Chi) stave, staff
    * * *
    = guideline, pattern.

    Ex: It should be noted that the present guidelines are intended to govern the display of authority and reference entries in print and micro-print only.

    Ex: In the same way that citation orders may have more or less theoretical foundations, equally reference generation may follow a predetermined pattern.
    * marcar la pauta en = lead + the way in.
    * marcar las pautas = set + the tone, establish + the tone.
    * pautas a seguir = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * pautas de actuación = best practices.

    * * *
    A (norma, guía) guideline
    establecieron las pautas a seguir they established the guidelines o criteria to be followed
    las pautas de comportamiento que les fueron inculcadas the rules o norms of behavior that were instilled in them
    marcó pautas que muchos otros escritores siguieron he established guidelines o a model which many other writers followed
    eso me dio la pauta de lo que había pasado that gave me a clue as to what had happened
    B
    1 (de un papel) lines (pl)
    2
    ( Esp) tb pauta de libro bookmark
    C ( Chi) (pentagrama) stave, staff
    * * *

     

    Del verbo pautar: ( conjugate pautar)

    pauta es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    pauta    
    pautar
    pauta sustantivo femenino
    1 ( guía) guideline;
    pautas de comportamiento rules o norms of behavior

    2 ( de un papel) lines (pl)
    pauta sustantivo femenino
    1 (directrices) guidelines pl; dar/marcar la pauta, to set the standard o to set out the guidelines
    2 (líneas sobre papel) lines
    ' pauta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    guía
    English:
    guideline
    - norm
    - pace
    - pattern
    - serve
    - set
    - standard
    - trend
    - vein
    - guide
    * * *
    pauta nf
    1. [modelo] standard, model;
    dar o [m5] marcar la pauta to set the standard;
    seguir una pauta to follow an example
    2. [en un papel] guideline
    * * *
    f guideline;
    marcar la pauta set the guidelines
    * * *
    pauta nf
    1) : rule, guideline
    2) : lines pl (on paper)

    Spanish-English dictionary > pauta

  • 5 reorganizar

    v.
    to reorganize.
    * * *
    1 to reorganize
    2 (ministerio) to reshuffle
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to reorganize
    * * *
    = reorganise [reorganize, -USA], rearrange [re-arrange], redeploy, repackage [re-package], reshuffle, shake up, repack, rethink [re-think].
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado y pasado rethought.
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Thus new records can be added in their correct place without having to rearrange the whole file.
    Ex. I think it's not a question of putting people out of work; it's redeploying people.
    Ex. The objective of the second phase is to synthesise, repackage and disseminate findings for various audiences.
    Ex. Librarians cooperated with us and as long as we did their work and went in and reshuffled their shelving and things, they were very happy.
    Ex. The government wants to shake up compulsory education in England.
    Ex. The problem posed by the increasing number of documents may be solved by repacking them photographically into smaller categories.
    Ex. Citation indexing would need to be carefully rethought in order to cater for the electronic journal.
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    * reorganizar como una corporación = corporatise [corporatize, -USA].
    * reorganizar la información = repackage + information.
    * reorganizar la planificación = refocus + planning.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to reorganize
    * * *
    = reorganise [reorganize, -USA], rearrange [re-arrange], redeploy, repackage [re-package], reshuffle, shake up, repack, rethink [re-think].
    Nota: Verbo irregular: pasado y pasado rethought.

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Thus new records can be added in their correct place without having to rearrange the whole file.
    Ex: I think it's not a question of putting people out of work; it's redeploying people.
    Ex: The objective of the second phase is to synthesise, repackage and disseminate findings for various audiences.
    Ex: Librarians cooperated with us and as long as we did their work and went in and reshuffled their shelving and things, they were very happy.
    Ex: The government wants to shake up compulsory education in England.
    Ex: The problem posed by the increasing number of documents may be solved by repacking them photographically into smaller categories.
    Ex: Citation indexing would need to be carefully rethought in order to cater for the electronic journal.
    * reorganizar como una corporación = corporatise [corporatize, -USA].
    * reorganizar la información = repackage + information.
    * reorganizar la planificación = refocus + planning.

    * * *
    vt
    to reorganize
    * * *

    reorganizar ( conjugate reorganizar) verbo transitivo
    to reorganize
    ' reorganizar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    redeploy
    - reorganize
    - reshape
    - shake
    * * *
    [reestructurar] to reorganize; [gobierno] to reshuffle
    * * *
    v/t reorganize
    * * *
    reorganizar {21} vt
    : to reorganize
    * * *
    reorganizar vb to reorganize

    Spanish-English dictionary > reorganizar

  • 6 a la vez

    at the same time, at once
    * * *
    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex. However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    a la vez (que)
    = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with

    Ex: Hand in hand with this comes the need for nurses to be able to question, evaluate and reflect on existing practice.

    Ex: Libraries as vital institutions of public culture are currently facing a crisis cum challenge.
    Ex: Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex: Good literature, in order to fulfil the demands of the time, must move in unison with society, keeping control over its speed.

    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex: However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vez

  • 7 al mismo tiempo

    at the same time
    * * *
    = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This may help in subject organisation, but one of the main advantages of an alphabetical sequence, its self-evident order, is sacrificed in the process.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. Vernon Tate did a publicity job similar to Peter Record's for the improvement of American thesis bibliography more or less contemporaneously with him.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. Concomitantly, the cost effectiveness and efficiency of computer processing has led to a proliferation of on-line data bases.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. The males are the ones who bob and bow and hop around, warbling all the while.
    * * *
    = at once, at the same time, concurrently, in the process, simultaneously, contemporaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, concomitantly, at the one time, all the while

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This may help in subject organisation, but one of the main advantages of an alphabetical sequence, its self-evident order, is sacrificed in the process.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: Vernon Tate did a publicity job similar to Peter Record's for the improvement of American thesis bibliography more or less contemporaneously with him.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: Concomitantly, the cost effectiveness and efficiency of computer processing has led to a proliferation of on-line data bases.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: The males are the ones who bob and bow and hop around, warbling all the while.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al mismo tiempo

  • 8 arma nuclear

    f.
    nuclear weapon.
    * * *
    nuclear weapon
    * * *
    Ex. The author examines the second model which has been able to produce both a nuclear device and ballistic missiles.
    * * *

    Ex: The author examines the second model which has been able to produce both a nuclear device and ballistic missiles.

    Spanish-English dictionary > arma nuclear

  • 9 aunque

    conj.
    1 even though, although (a pesar de que).
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive
    2 although (pero).
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy
    * * *
    1 (valor concesivo) although, though; (con énfasis) even if, even though
    es duro, aunque justo he's tough but fair
    * * *
    conj.
    although, though, even though, even if
    * * *
    CONJ although, though, even though

    es guapa aunque algo bajita — she's pretty but rather short, she's pretty even if she is on the short side

    aunque más... — however much..., no matter how much...

    AUNQUE Aunque se puede traducir al inglés por although, though, even though o even if.Por regla general, cuando la cláusula introducida por aunque indica un hecho ( aunque + ((indicativo))), en inglés coloquial se traduce por though y en lenguaje más formal por although: Aunque había un montón de gente, al final pude encontrar a Carlos Though there were a lot of people there, I managed to find Carlos No esperaba eso de él, aunque entiendo por qué lo hizo I did not expect that from him, although I can understand why he did it ► Even though introduce la oración subordinada, enfatizando con más fuerza el contraste con la principal, cuando aunque va seguido de un hecho concreto, no una hipótesis, y equivale a a pesar de que: Llevaba un abrigo de piel, aunque era un día muy caluroso She wore a fur coat, even though it was a very hot day ► Si aunque tiene el sentido de incluso si ( aunque + ((subjuntivo))), se traduce por even if: Debes ir, aunque no quieras You must go, even if you don't want to Me dijo que no me lo diría, aunque lo supiera He said he wouldn't tell me even if he knew Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.
    Ex. Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex. Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex. While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex. This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex. Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex. Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    ----
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.

    Ex: Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.

    Ex: Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex: Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex: While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex: Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex: On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex: This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex: Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex: Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.

    * * *
    1 (+ indicativo) although
    aunque llegamos tarde conseguimos entradas although o even though we got there late we managed to get tickets
    por lo menos antes se oía; aunque mal, se oía at least before you could hear it, not very well, but you could hear it
    es simpático, aunque algo tímido he's very likable, if somewhat shy
    le dije que sí, aunque la verdad es que no tengo ganas de ir I said yes, although o though to be quite honest I don't feel like going
    aunque a ti no te guste, es muy bonito you may not like it, but it's very pretty
    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it
    aunque no lo creas sacó la mejor nota believe it or not she got the best marks
    B (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if
    come lo que te sirvan, aunque no te guste eat whatever you're given, even if you don't like it
    mándales unas flores, aunque sea at least send them some flowers
    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos ( RPl); at least give him a few pesos
    * * *

     

    aunque conjunción
    1 ( a pesar de que)


    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo):

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it;

    aunque no lo creas … believe it or not …
    2 (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if;

    aunque conj although, though
    (incluso si) even if
    aunque no te lo creas, even if you don't believe it o believe it or not
    (a pesar de) even though
    aunque llegamos tarde, no perdimos el tren, even though we were late, we didn't miss the train
    Fíjate en estos dos sentidos de aunque:
    1) a pesar de
    though
    - más informal
    although - más formal
    even though - más enfático
    2) incluso si, even if
    ' aunque' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogada
    - abogado
    - apellido
    - así
    - comida
    - cuando
    - fonéticamente
    - más
    - mentira
    - ni
    - pesar
    - política
    - rentabilidad
    - salario
    - sellar
    - siquiera
    - toda
    - todo
    - creer
    - parecer
    English:
    albeit
    - alike
    - although
    - as
    - believe
    - blusher
    - delicate
    - devoted
    - even
    - further
    - hate
    - have
    - if
    - lady
    - love
    - oddly
    - shall
    - should
    - tear away
    - though
    - while
    - odds
    - strangely
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. [a pesar de que] even though, although;
    [incluso si] even if;
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to;
    aunque quisiera no podría even if I wanted to, I wouldn't be able to;
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive;
    aunque me cae bien, no me fío de él much as I like him, I don't trust him;
    aunque no te lo creas llegó el primero believe it or not, he came first;
    aunque parezca mentira strange as it may seem, believe it or not;
    aunque parezca raro oddly enough, odd though it may seem;
    cómprale aunque sea una caja de bombones buy her something, even if it's only a box of chocolates;
    RP
    decime la verdad aunque más no sea at least tell me the truth
    2. [pero] although;
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy;
    aquellos cuadros no están mal, aunque éstos me gustan más those paintings aren't bad, but I like these (ones) better
    * * *
    conj
    1 although, even though
    2 + subj even if
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1) : though, although, even if, even though
    2)
    aunque sea : at least
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. (a pesar de que) although / even though
    aunque no quería, tuve que ir although I didn't want to, I had to go
    era simpático, aunque parecía serio even though he seemed serious, he was nice
    aunque sólo llevo 5 meses aquí, me siento muy a gusto although I've only lived here for 5 months, I feel very much at home
    2. (incluso si) even if
    sale a pasear todos los días, aunque caigan chuzos de punta he goes for a walk every day even if it's pouring with rain

    Spanish-English dictionary > aunque

  • 10 gobierno en el poder

    Ex. This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    * * *

    Ex: This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.

    Spanish-English dictionary > gobierno en el poder

  • 11 lo básico

    = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on)
    Ex. This article explains the motivation and the essential of the fuzzy set theory, using operations with, and relations between these sets as illustrations.
    Ex. This paper describes the nuts and bolts of evaluating children's books.
    Ex. A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex. Learn about the best places to buy ingredients, hear the lowdown on the top brands, and get plenty of practice balancing sweet, salty, sour.
    * * *
    = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on)

    Ex: This article explains the motivation and the essential of the fuzzy set theory, using operations with, and relations between these sets as illustrations.

    Ex: This paper describes the nuts and bolts of evaluating children's books.
    Ex: A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex: Learn about the best places to buy ingredients, hear the lowdown on the top brands, and get plenty of practice balancing sweet, salty, sour.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lo básico

  • 12 lo esencial

    the main thing
    * * *
    = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on)
    Ex. This article explains the motivation and the essential of the fuzzy set theory, using operations with, and relations between these sets as illustrations.
    Ex. This paper describes the nuts and bolts of evaluating children's books.
    Ex. A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex. Learn about the best places to buy ingredients, hear the lowdown on the top brands, and get plenty of practice balancing sweet, salty, sour.
    * * *
    = essential, the, nuts and bolts, bare minimum, bare necessities, the, the lowdown (on)

    Ex: This article explains the motivation and the essential of the fuzzy set theory, using operations with, and relations between these sets as illustrations.

    Ex: This paper describes the nuts and bolts of evaluating children's books.
    Ex: A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex: Learn about the best places to buy ingredients, hear the lowdown on the top brands, and get plenty of practice balancing sweet, salty, sour.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lo esencial

  • 13 lo imprescindible

    (n.) = bare necessities, the, bare minimum
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex. A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    * * *
    (n.) = bare necessities, the, bare minimum

    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.

    Ex: A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lo imprescindible

  • 14 lo indispensable

    (n.) = bare necessities, the, bare minimum
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    Ex. A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    * * *
    (n.) = bare necessities, the, bare minimum

    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.

    Ex: A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lo indispensable

  • 15 lo mínimo

    (n.) = bare minimum, bare necessities, the
    Ex. A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.
    Ex. The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.
    * * *
    (n.) = bare minimum, bare necessities, the

    Ex: A cataloguer who wishes to restrict descriptive items to a bare minimum will choose only those which assist individualization.

    Ex: The captain's living quarters in a warship were furnished according to his pocket, the bare necessities in the case of an officer without private means, and luxury for a noble or wealthy man.

    Spanish-English dictionary > lo mínimo

  • 16 misil balístico

    m.
    ballistic missile, Maverick.
    * * *
    ballistic missile
    * * *
    Ex. The author examines the second model which has been able to produce both a nuclear device and ballistic missiles.
    * * *

    Ex: The author examines the second model which has been able to produce both a nuclear device and ballistic missiles.

    Spanish-English dictionary > misil balístico

  • 17 modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima

    Ex. INSTRUCT is a text retrieval program which makes extensive use of the best match model of document retrieval, rather than the Boolean model which underlies the great majority of current text retrieval systems.
    * * *

    Ex: INSTRUCT is a text retrieval program which makes extensive use of the best match model of document retrieval, rather than the Boolean model which underlies the great majority of current text retrieval systems.

    Spanish-English dictionary > modelo de recuperación de información por coincidencia óptima

  • 18 no comercial

    adj.
    non-commercial, noncommercial.
    * * *
    (adj.) = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial]
    Ex. SWALCAP is a non-profit making organisation based at the University of Bristol.
    Ex. The model, which was developed in a commercial environment, might be adapted to the non-commercial environment of the academic library.
    * * *
    (adj.) = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial]

    Ex: SWALCAP is a non-profit making organisation based at the University of Bristol.

    Ex: The model, which was developed in a commercial environment, might be adapted to the non-commercial environment of the academic library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no comercial

  • 19 no obstante

    adv.
    nevertheless, however, none the less, nonetheless.
    conj.
    nevertheless, notwithstanding, however.
    prep.
    regardless of, in spite of, notwithstanding.
    * * *
    notwithstanding
    ————————
    1 nevertheless, however
    * * *
    = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
    Ex. Nevertheless, some classes contain tables which may be used to extend the classes shown in the main schedules.
    Ex. Nonetheless, the editors and publisher agreed that the overall high level of the discussion justified the time, expense, and labor required to produce this work.
    Ex. This process is slow and the resulting picture is poor in detail; still, it does give another process of dry photography, in which the picture is finished as soon as it is taken.
    Ex. Yet even these indexes recognise some rules concerning the structure of headings.
    Ex. Notwithstanding these activities, the printed word remains an essential vehicle for transmitting information to both specialized and general audiences.
    Ex. These of course are everyday domestic problems, though none the less important to the enquirer.
    Ex. This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex. That being said, every normal person can think of places we've worked where we were more like whiners than winners.
    Ex. All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.
    Ex. When all is said and done, however, this great encyclopedia is now back on track after a period of confusion and frustration = No obstante, al final de cuentas esta gran enciclopedia vuelve a ser lo que era después de un periodo de confusión y frustración.
    * * *
    = albeit (that), however, nevertheless, nonetheless, still, yet, notwithstanding, none the less, though, that being said, all this said, when all is said and done

    Ex: Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.

    Ex: However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
    Ex: Nevertheless, some classes contain tables which may be used to extend the classes shown in the main schedules.
    Ex: Nonetheless, the editors and publisher agreed that the overall high level of the discussion justified the time, expense, and labor required to produce this work.
    Ex: This process is slow and the resulting picture is poor in detail; still, it does give another process of dry photography, in which the picture is finished as soon as it is taken.
    Ex: Yet even these indexes recognise some rules concerning the structure of headings.
    Ex: Notwithstanding these activities, the printed word remains an essential vehicle for transmitting information to both specialized and general audiences.
    Ex: These of course are everyday domestic problems, though none the less important to the enquirer.
    Ex: This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex: That being said, every normal person can think of places we've worked where we were more like whiners than winners.
    Ex: All this said, he is a restless person, but in the active, productive sense rather than a fidget.
    Ex: When all is said and done, however, this great encyclopedia is now back on track after a period of confusion and frustration = No obstante, al final de cuentas esta gran enciclopedia vuelve a ser lo que era después de un periodo de confusión y frustración.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no obstante

  • 20 presunción

    f.
    1 presumption, arrogance, vanity, boasting.
    2 assumption, conjecture, guess, hypothesis.
    * * *
    1 (vanidad) conceit
    2 (suposición) presumption
    \
    presunción de inocencia presumption of innocence
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de un conocimiento] (=conjetura) supposition, presumption; (=sospecha) suspicion
    2) (=vanidad) conceit, presumptuousness
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( engreimiento) presumptuousness, conceit; ( arrogancia) arrogance
    b) ( coquetería) vanity
    2) ( suposición) supposition
    * * *
    = presumption, presupposition [pre-supposition], supposition, pretentiousness, self-importance.
    Ex. Some of these presumptions have served only to perpetuate misconceptions of collection.
    Ex. Computers hold pre-defined and fixed presuppositions, whilst those of humans are unpredictable.
    Ex. Only viewpoints which are quite definite and not merely suppositions on the librarian's part should be mentioned.
    Ex. His publications attacked the pretentiousness and fallibility of the world of academia.
    Ex. Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    ----
    * presunción de culpabilidad = presumed guilty.
    * presunción de hecho = prima facie.
    * presunción de inocencia = presumed innocent.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( engreimiento) presumptuousness, conceit; ( arrogancia) arrogance
    b) ( coquetería) vanity
    2) ( suposición) supposition
    * * *
    = presumption, presupposition [pre-supposition], supposition, pretentiousness, self-importance.

    Ex: Some of these presumptions have served only to perpetuate misconceptions of collection.

    Ex: Computers hold pre-defined and fixed presuppositions, whilst those of humans are unpredictable.
    Ex: Only viewpoints which are quite definite and not merely suppositions on the librarian's part should be mentioned.
    Ex: His publications attacked the pretentiousness and fallibility of the world of academia.
    Ex: Some people have a neurotic, exaggerated sense of self-importance and will nitpick and make a row over just everything in every shop or restaurant.
    * presunción de culpabilidad = presumed guilty.
    * presunción de hecho = prima facie.
    * presunción de inocencia = presumed innocent.

    * * *
    A
    1 (engreimiento) presumptuousness, conceit; (arrogancia) arrogance
    2 (coquetería) vanity
    B (suposición) supposition
    presunción de inocencia presumption of innocence
    * * *

    presunción sustantivo femenino
    1 (sospecha) presumption, supposition
    2 (vanidad) vanity, conceit
    3 (jactancia) boasting
    ' presunción' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    necedad
    - suficiencia
    English:
    boast
    - conceit
    - presumption
    - prima-facie evidence
    - self-importance
    * * *
    1. [suposición] presumption
    2. [jactancia] boastfulness
    3. [vanidad] vanity
    4. Der presumption;
    presunción de inocencia presumption of innocence
    * * *
    f
    1 ( vanidad) presumptuousness
    2 ( suposición) presumption, supposition
    * * *
    1) suposición: presumption, supposition
    2) vanidad: conceit, vanity

    Spanish-English dictionary > presunción

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