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  • 1 aprendizaje

    m.
    1 learning.
    el aprendizaje de idiomas language learning
    2 apprenticeship.
    * * *
    1 (situación) apprenticeship
    2 (tiempo) training period
    3 (en pedagogía) learning
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) [industrial etc] apprenticeship; (Com etc) training period, internship (EEUU)

    pagar su aprendizaje* to learn the hard way

    2) (=el aprender) learning
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) learning
    b) ( período como aprendiz) apprenticeship, training period
    * * *
    Ex. It is the responsibility of educators to stretch their student's intellects, hone their skills of intuitive judgment and synthesis, and build a love of learning that will sustain them beyond the level of formal education.
    ----
    * aprendizaje a distancia = distance learning, open learning.
    * aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida = lifelong learning.
    * aprendizaje asistido por ordenador (CAL) = computer-assisted learning (CAL).
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de la experiencia = experiential learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de la red = electronic learning [e-learning].
    * aprendizaje a través de medios electrónicos = online learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * aprendizaje de la máquina = machine learning (ML).
    * aprendizaje de un oficio = apprenticeship.
    * aprendizaje durante toda la vida = lifelong education.
    * aprendizaje en línea = online learning.
    * aprendizaje permanente = lifelong learning.
    * aprendizaje pobre en conocimiento = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * aprendizaje por medio del ordenador = computer-based learning (CBL).
    * aprendizaje práctico = experiential learning.
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * aprendizaje virtual = electronic learning [e-learning], virtual learning.
    * autoaprendizaje = self-education.
    * buen ritmo de aprendizaje = learning curve.
    * centro de recursos para el aprendizaje (CRA) = learning hub, learning resource centre (LRC).
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * curva de aprendizaje = learning curve.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * dificultades de aprendizaje = learning difficulties.
    * discapacidad de aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * estilo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * manual de aprendizaje = instruction book.
    * método de aprendizaje = learning style, learning method.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * momento apropiado para el aprendizaje, el = teachable moment, the.
    * objetivo de aprendizaje = learning objective, learning outcome.
    * objeto de aprendizaje = learning object.
    * oportunidad de aprendizaje = learning experience.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * proceso de aprendizaje = learning process.
    * programa para el aprendizaje de idiomas = language-learning sofware.
    * resultado de aprendizaje = learning outcome.
    * sesión de aprendizaje = instructional session.
    * software para el aprendizaje de idiomas = language-learning sofware.
    * tarea de aprendizaje = learning activity, learning task.
    * * *
    a) ( proceso) learning
    b) ( período como aprendiz) apprenticeship, training period
    * * *

    Ex: It is the responsibility of educators to stretch their student's intellects, hone their skills of intuitive judgment and synthesis, and build a love of learning that will sustain them beyond the level of formal education.

    * aprendizaje a distancia = distance learning, open learning.
    * aprendizaje a lo largo de la vida = lifelong learning.
    * aprendizaje asistido por ordenador (CAL) = computer-assisted learning (CAL).
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de la experiencia = experiential learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de la red = electronic learning [e-learning].
    * aprendizaje a través de medios electrónicos = online learning.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * aprendizaje de la máquina = machine learning (ML).
    * aprendizaje de un oficio = apprenticeship.
    * aprendizaje durante toda la vida = lifelong education.
    * aprendizaje en línea = online learning.
    * aprendizaje permanente = lifelong learning.
    * aprendizaje pobre en conocimiento = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * aprendizaje por medio del ordenador = computer-based learning (CBL).
    * aprendizaje práctico = experiential learning.
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * aprendizaje virtual = electronic learning [e-learning], virtual learning.
    * autoaprendizaje = self-education.
    * buen ritmo de aprendizaje = learning curve.
    * centro de recursos para el aprendizaje (CRA) = learning hub, learning resource centre (LRC).
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * curva de aprendizaje = learning curve.
    * deficiencias en el aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * dificultades de aprendizaje = learning difficulties.
    * discapacidad de aprendizaje = learning disability.
    * estilo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * manual de aprendizaje = instruction book.
    * método de aprendizaje = learning style, learning method.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * momento apropiado para el aprendizaje, el = teachable moment, the.
    * objetivo de aprendizaje = learning objective, learning outcome.
    * objeto de aprendizaje = learning object.
    * oportunidad de aprendizaje = learning experience.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * proceso de aprendizaje = learning process.
    * programa para el aprendizaje de idiomas = language-learning sofware.
    * resultado de aprendizaje = learning outcome.
    * sesión de aprendizaje = instructional session.
    * software para el aprendizaje de idiomas = language-learning sofware.
    * tarea de aprendizaje = learning activity, learning task.

    * * *
    1 (proceso) learning
    el aprendizaje de una lengua extranjera learning a foreign language
    2 (período como aprendiz) apprenticeship, training period
    hacer el aprendizaje to serve one's apprenticeship o one's training period
    Compuestos:
    ( AmL) computer-assisted or computer-aided learning, CAL
    ( Esp) computer-assisted or computer-aided learning, CAL
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    aprendizaje sustantivo masculino


    aprendizaje sustantivo masculino
    1 learning
    2 (como aprendiz) apprenticeship, traineeship
    ' aprendizaje' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fase
    - milicia
    - práctica
    English:
    ABC
    - apprenticeship
    - internship
    - learning
    - monitor
    - serve
    - L
    - learner
    * * *
    1. [adquisición de conocimientos] learning;
    el aprendizaje de un oficio learning a trade
    aprendizaje de idiomas language learning
    2. [para trabajo] apprenticeship
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    m
    1 apprenticeship;
    plaza de aprendizaje apprenticeship
    2
    :
    capacidad de aprendizaje ability to learn
    * * *
    : apprenticeship
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprendizaje

  • 2 aprendizaje pobre en conocimiento

    Ex. Knowledge-sparse learning depends largely on user yes-no feedback or on word frequencies across documents to guide adjustments in the IR system.
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    Ex: Knowledge-sparse learning depends largely on user yes-no feedback or on word frequencies across documents to guide adjustments in the IR system.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprendizaje pobre en conocimiento

  • 3 inteligencia

    f.
    intelligence.
    * * *
    1 intelligence
    \
    inteligencia artificial artificial intelligence
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    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=capacidad) intelligence

    inteligencia verbalverbal skills pl, verbal ability

    2) (=persona inteligente) mind, intellect
    3) (Mil) intelligence
    4)

    la inteligencia(=intelectuales) the intelligentsia

    5) (=comprensión) understanding
    6) (=acuerdo) agreement
    * * *
    1) (facultad, ser inteligente) intelligence
    2) ( comprensión) understanding
    3) (Mil, Pol) intelligence
    4) ( intelectuales) intelligentsia
    * * *
    = intelligence, cleverness, brainpower [brain power].
    Ex. Intelligence means either an individual's analytical or reasoning abilities or information on an adversary.
    Ex. They see people as marked by one particular attribute, cleverness, or kindness, or strictness, or being a good shot, and they mind whether things are right or wrong.
    Ex. The brainpower of its citizens is America's greatest natural resource but much is going to waste = La capacidad mental de sus ciudadanos es el principal recurso natural de América aunque mucho se está desperdiciando.
    ----
    * aplicar la inteligencia a = apply + intellect to.
    * aprendizaje pobre en inteligencia = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * CIA (Agencia Central de Inteligencia) = CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
    * coeficiente de inteligencia = IQ (intelligence quotient).
    * falto de inteligencia = unintelligent.
    * inteligencia artificial = machine intelligence.
    * Inteligencia Artificial (IA) = Artificial Intelligence (AI).
    * inteligencia competitiva = competitive intelligence.
    * inteligencia económica = economic intelligence.
    * inteligencia empresarial = business intelligence.
    * inteligencia humana = human intelligence.
    * saber buscar con inteligencia = be search-savvy.
    * ser un insulto a la inteligencia = be an insult to the intelligence.
    * servicio de inteligencia = intelligence community, intelligence agency.
    * test de inteligencia = IQ test.
    * * *
    1) (facultad, ser inteligente) intelligence
    2) ( comprensión) understanding
    3) (Mil, Pol) intelligence
    4) ( intelectuales) intelligentsia
    * * *
    = intelligence, cleverness, brainpower [brain power].

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

    Ex: They see people as marked by one particular attribute, cleverness, or kindness, or strictness, or being a good shot, and they mind whether things are right or wrong.
    Ex: The brainpower of its citizens is America's greatest natural resource but much is going to waste = La capacidad mental de sus ciudadanos es el principal recurso natural de América aunque mucho se está desperdiciando.
    * aplicar la inteligencia a = apply + intellect to.
    * aprendizaje pobre en inteligencia = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * CIA (Agencia Central de Inteligencia) = CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).
    * coeficiente de inteligencia = IQ (intelligence quotient).
    * falto de inteligencia = unintelligent.
    * inteligencia artificial = machine intelligence.
    * Inteligencia Artificial (IA) = Artificial Intelligence (AI).
    * inteligencia competitiva = competitive intelligence.
    * inteligencia económica = economic intelligence.
    * inteligencia empresarial = business intelligence.
    * inteligencia humana = human intelligence.
    * saber buscar con inteligencia = be search-savvy.
    * ser un insulto a la inteligencia = be an insult to the intelligence.
    * servicio de inteligencia = intelligence community, intelligence agency.
    * test de inteligencia = IQ test.

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    A
    1 (facultad) intelligence
    2 (ser inteligente) intelligence
    es obra de una inteligencia superior it is the work of a superior intelligence
    Compuesto:
    artificial intelligence
    B (comprensión) understanding
    C ( Mil, Pol) intelligence
    servicios de inteligencia intelligence services
    D (intelectuales) intelligentsia
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    inteligencia sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (facultad, ser inteligente) intelligence


    2 (Mil, Pol) intelligence
    inteligencia f (facultad intelectual) intelligence
    inteligencia artificial, artificial intelligence
    servicio de inteligencia, intelligence service
    ' inteligencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cerebro
    - coco
    - consonancia
    - correlación
    - corta
    - corto
    - entendimiento
    - palidecer
    - privilegiada
    - privilegiado
    - sutil
    - zaga
    - cabeza
    - coeficiente
    - cultivar
    - de
    - habilidad
    - mediano
    - notable
    - penetrante
    - simpleza
    - superior
    - tonto
    - torpeza
    English:
    accurately
    - artificial intelligence
    - attribute
    - brain
    - brightness
    - cleverness
    - grain
    - insult
    - intelligence
    - intelligence quotient
    - IQ
    - keen
    - mind
    - native
    - rival
    - savvy
    - towering
    - wit
    - asset
    - brains
    - credit
    * * *
    1. [entendimiento] intelligence
    Informát inteligencia artificial artificial intelligence
    2. [seres inteligentes] intelligent life
    3. [espionaje] intelligence;
    servicio de inteligencia intelligence service
    4.
    la inteligencia [la intelectualidad] the intelligentsia
    * * *
    f intelligence;
    servicio de inteligencia POL intelligence service
    * * *
    : intelligence
    * * *
    inteligencia n intelligence

    Spanish-English dictionary > inteligencia

  • 4 pobre

    adj.
    1 poor (necesitado).
    2 poor (desdichado).
    ¡pobre hombre! poor man!
    ¡pobre de mí! poor me!
    pobre de aquél que se atreva a comerse mi ración woe betide anyone who dares to eat my portion
    3 poor (mediocre, defectuoso).
    4 poor (escaso).
    una dieta pobre en proteínas a diet with a low protein content
    esta región es pobre en recursos naturales this region lacks natural resources
    f. & m.
    1 poor person (sin dinero, infeliz).
    los pobres the poor, poor people
    ¡el pobre! poor thing!
    la pobre está siempre luchando por dar de comer a sus hijos the poor woman is forever struggling to keep her children fed
    2 beggar (mendigo).
    * * *
    1 (gen) poor
    2 (infeliz) poor
    ¡ojalá estuviera aquí tu pobre padre! if only your dear father were here now!
    ¡ay, pobre de mí, que vieja estoy ya! poor old me, I'm getting old!
    1 (con poco dinero) poor person; (mendigo) beggar
    2 (infeliz) poor thing
    \
    no salir de pobres familiar to be condemned to eternal poverty
    * * *
    adj.
    1) poor
    2) weak
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona, familia, barrio] poor
    2) (=escaso) poor
    3) [indicando compasión] poor

    ¡pobre hombre! — poor man!, poor fellow!

    ¡pobre Francisco! — poor old Francisco!

    ¡pobre de mí! — poor me!

    ¡pobre de él! — poor man!, poor fellow!

    ¡pobre de ti si te pillo! — you'll be sorry if I catch you!

    pobre diablo — poor wretch, poor devil

    2. SMF
    1) (=necesitado) poor person; (=mendigo) beggar

    los pobres — the poor, poor people

    un pobre pedía dineroa beggar o poor man was asking for money

    2) [indicando compasión] poor thing
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) <persona/barrio/nación> poor; < vestimenta> poor, shabby
    b) ( escaso) < vocabulario> poor, limited

    pobre EN algo: aguas pobres en minerales — water with a low mineral content

    c) ( mediocre) <examen/trabajo/actuación> poor; < salud> poor, bad
    d) < tierra> poor

    pobrecito, tiene hambre — poor little thing, he's hungry

    pobre de ti si lo tocas! — if you touch it, you'll be for it

    II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( necesitado) poor person, pauper (arch)

    sacar de pobre — (fam) to make... rich

    salir de pobre — (fam) to get somewhere in the world

    2) ( expresando compasión) poor thing
    * * *
    = poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], weak [weaker -comp., weakest -sup.], denuded, penurious, impoverished, impecunious, down-and-out, destitute, pauper.
    Ex. Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).
    Ex. Problems arise from weak or outmoded structuring of subjects in the schedules of DC.
    Ex. Which is a more effective location is a question that can be explored, but we do need to avoid the situation faced by other in situations developed in past ages, like the Church of England, whose physical plant (the church buildings) is over-provided for the denuded rural areas and under-provided for the city.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Periodicals: proliferation, pricing and the penurious librarian'.
    Ex. Many books contain inaccuracies and generalisations about Africa, perpetuating stereotypes e.g. that of the malnourished, impoverished African.
    Ex. Despite its impecunious state and lack of a home until 1928, the UK Library Association remained confident about the future of libraries and librarianship.
    Ex. The story is based on an overheard conversation between a well-meaning librarian and a down-and-out old man seeking validation for his unpublished poetry.
    Ex. The clarity of his drawings contrasts sharply with the total alienation in which he lived as a destitute mental patient with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
    Ex. Gavarni's illustrations of waifs, paupers, and beggars were later published separately, with captions added by the artist.
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    * aprendizaje pobre en inteligencia = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * asilo de pobres = almshouse.
    * barrio de los pobres = lower town.
    * barrios pobres del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * estilo pobre = impoverished style.
    * excusa muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * los más pobres + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * pariente pobre = poor relation.
    * pobre en información = info-poor.
    * pobre en recursos = resource-poor.
    * pobre hombre = poor fellow.
    * pobres = have-nots.
    * pobres en información = information have-nots.
    * pobres en información, los = information-poor, the.
    * pobres en tecnología, los = technical poor, the.
    * pobres, los = poor, the.
    * pobre verbalmente = verbally impoverished.
    * pretexto muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * ricos y los pobres, los = haves and the have-nots, the.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) <persona/barrio/nación> poor; < vestimenta> poor, shabby
    b) ( escaso) < vocabulario> poor, limited

    pobre EN algo: aguas pobres en minerales — water with a low mineral content

    c) ( mediocre) <examen/trabajo/actuación> poor; < salud> poor, bad
    d) < tierra> poor

    pobrecito, tiene hambre — poor little thing, he's hungry

    pobre de ti si lo tocas! — if you touch it, you'll be for it

    II
    masculino y femenino
    1) ( necesitado) poor person, pauper (arch)

    sacar de pobre — (fam) to make... rich

    salir de pobre — (fam) to get somewhere in the world

    2) ( expresando compasión) poor thing
    * * *
    = poor [poorer -comp., poorest -sup.], weak [weaker -comp., weakest -sup.], denuded, penurious, impoverished, impecunious, down-and-out, destitute, pauper.

    Ex: Examples are generally poor or obscure (often in Latin or German).

    Ex: Problems arise from weak or outmoded structuring of subjects in the schedules of DC.
    Ex: Which is a more effective location is a question that can be explored, but we do need to avoid the situation faced by other in situations developed in past ages, like the Church of England, whose physical plant (the church buildings) is over-provided for the denuded rural areas and under-provided for the city.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Periodicals: proliferation, pricing and the penurious librarian'.
    Ex: Many books contain inaccuracies and generalisations about Africa, perpetuating stereotypes e.g. that of the malnourished, impoverished African.
    Ex: Despite its impecunious state and lack of a home until 1928, the UK Library Association remained confident about the future of libraries and librarianship.
    Ex: The story is based on an overheard conversation between a well-meaning librarian and a down-and-out old man seeking validation for his unpublished poetry.
    Ex: The clarity of his drawings contrasts sharply with the total alienation in which he lived as a destitute mental patient with a diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
    Ex: Gavarni's illustrations of waifs, paupers, and beggars were later published separately, with captions added by the artist.
    * aprendizaje pobre en inteligencia = knowledge-sparse learning.
    * asilo de pobres = almshouse.
    * barrio de los pobres = lower town.
    * barrios pobres del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * estilo pobre = impoverished style.
    * excusa muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * los más pobres + Nombre = the poorest + Nombre.
    * pariente pobre = poor relation.
    * pobre en información = info-poor.
    * pobre en recursos = resource-poor.
    * pobre hombre = poor fellow.
    * pobres = have-nots.
    * pobres en información = information have-nots.
    * pobres en información, los = information-poor, the.
    * pobres en tecnología, los = technical poor, the.
    * pobres, los = poor, the.
    * pobre verbalmente = verbally impoverished.
    * pretexto muy pobre = lame excuse.
    * ricos y los pobres, los = haves and the have-nots, the.

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    A
    1 ‹persona/barrio/vivienda› poor; ‹vestimenta› poor, shabby; ‹nación› poor
    somos muy pobres we are very poor
    los sectores más pobres de la población the poorest o the most deprived sectors of the population
    2 (escaso) poor, limited
    tiene un vocabulario muy pobre she has a very poor o limited vocabulary
    pobre EN algo:
    aguas pobres en minerales water with a low mineral content
    3 (mediocre) ‹examen/trabajo› poor; ‹salud› poor, bad
    indica una comprensión pobre de la obra it shows a poor understanding of the work
    un argumento bastante pobre a rather weak argument
    su actuación en el festival fue bastante pobre his performance at the festival was fairly mediocre o rather poor
    ¡qué chiste más pobre! what a pathetic o terrible joke! ( colloq)
    4 ‹tierra› poor
    tu pobre padre your poor father
    pobrecito, tiene hambre poor little thing, he's hungry
    se está quedando ciego, pobrecillo he's going blind, poor thing o poor man o poor devil
    ¡pobre de mí! poor (old) me!
    ¡pobre de ti si vuelves a tocarlo! if you touch it again, you'll be for it!, I wouldn't like to be in your shoes if you touch it again
    un pobre desgraciado a poor devil
    Compuesto:
    (infeliz) poor devil; (necesitado) poor soul
    A (necesitado) poor person, pauper ( arch)
    los pobres the poor
    se le acercó un pobre pidiendo limosna a poor beggar came up to her asking for money
    sacar de pobre ( fam); to make … rich
    salir de pobre ( fam); to get somewhere in the world
    nunca saldrás de pobre con ese hombre you'll never get rich o get on o get anywhere with him ( colloq)
    la pobre está siempre sola the poor thing's always on her own
    el pobre se está quedando sordo the poor thing o the poor man o the poor devil is going deaf
    la pobre de la abuela está muy enferma poor grandmother's very ill
    Compuesto:
    ( Bib):
    los pobres de espíritu the poor in spirit
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    pobre adjetivo
    1
    a)persona/barrio/nación poor;

    vestimenta poor, shabby


    c) ( mediocre) ‹examen/trabajo/actuación poor;

    salud poor, bad;
    argumento weak
    d) tierra poor

    2 ( delante del n) ( digno de compasión) poor;

    pobre, tiene hambre poor thing, he's hungry;
    ¡pobre de mí! poor (old) me!
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( necesitado) poor person, pauper (arch);

    pobre
    I adjetivo poor: su vocabulario es muy pobre, his vocabulary is very poor
    II mf poor person
    los pobres, the poor

    ' pobre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barriada
    - bendita
    - bendito
    - desgraciada
    - desgraciado
    - infeliz
    - miserable
    - necesitada
    - necesitado
    - neurona
    - papelón
    - pedazo
    - quebrantar
    - sórdida
    - sórdido
    - suburbio
    - ángel
    - desdichado
    - malo
    English:
    bargain for
    - bargain on
    - down-and-out
    - effort
    - flimsy
    - pauper
    - poor
    - shabby
    - sod
    - thing
    - yet
    - feeble
    - hand
    - impoverished
    - lame
    - low
    - pathetic
    - penniless
    - skimpy
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    adj
    1. [necesitado] poor;
    un país pobre a poor country;
    Fam
    más pobre que las ratas as poor as a church mouse
    2. [desdichado] poor;
    el pobre bebé estaba llamando a su mamá the poor little baby was calling for its mother;
    ¡pobre hombre! poor man!;
    ¡pobre de mí! poor me!;
    pobre de aquél que se atreva a comerse mi ración woe betide anyone who dares to eat my portion;
    pobre de ti como te dejes engañar por sus encantos God help you if you fall for her charms
    3. [mediocre, defectuoso] poor;
    utilizó un razonamiento muy pobre the arguments she gave were very weak o poor
    4. [escaso] poor;
    utiliza un léxico muy pobre she has a very poor vocabulary;
    una dieta pobre en proteínas a diet lacking in protein;
    esta región es pobre en recursos naturales this region lacks natural resources
    5. [poco fértil] poor
    nmf
    1. [sin dinero] poor person;
    los pobres the poor, poor people
    2. [infeliz]
    ¡el pobre! poor thing!;
    la pobre está siempre luchando por dar de comer a sus hijos the poor woman is forever struggling to keep her children fed;
    el pobre no consigue aprobar el examen the poor thing just can't seem to pass the exam
    3. [mendigo] beggar
    * * *
    I adj económicamente, en calidad poor;
    pobre hombre poor man;
    ¡pobre de mí! poor me!
    II m/f poor person;
    los pobres the poor
    * * *
    pobre adj
    1) : poor, impoverished
    2) : unfortunate
    ¡pobre de mí!: poor me!
    3) : weak, deficient
    una dieta pobre: a poor diet
    pobre nmf
    : poor person
    los pobres: the poor
    ¡pobre!: poor thing!
    * * *
    pobre1 adj poor
    pobre2 n
    1. (persona sin dinero) poor man [pl. men] / poor woman [pl. women]
    2. (desgraciado) poor thing
    ¡pobrecito! poor little thing!

    Spanish-English dictionary > pobre

  • 5 aprendizaje rico en conocimiento

    Ex. Knowledge-rich learning depends on more complex sources of feedback, such as the structure within a document or thesaurus, to direct changes in the knowledge bases on which an intelligent IR system depends.
    * * *

    Ex: Knowledge-rich learning depends on more complex sources of feedback, such as the structure within a document or thesaurus, to direct changes in the knowledge bases on which an intelligent IR system depends.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprendizaje rico en conocimiento

  • 6 conocimiento

    m.
    1 knowledge.
    hablar/actuar con conocimiento de causa to know what one is talking about/doing
    poner algo en conocimiento de alguien to bring something to somebody's attention, to inform somebody of something
    tener conocimiento de algo to be aware of something
    ha llegado a mi conocimiento que estás insatisfecho it has come to my attention that you are not happy
    2 consciousness (sentido, conciencia).
    perder/recobrar el conocimiento to lose/regain consciousness
    estaba tumbado en el suelo, sin conocimiento he was lying unconscious on the floor
    3 awareness, consciousness, cognizance.
    * * *
    1 (In 1, also used in plural with the same meaning) (saber) knowledge
    2 (sensatez) good sense
    3 (conciencia) consciousness
    \
    con conocimiento de causa with full knowledge of the facts
    perder el conocimiento to lose consciousness
    poner algo en conocimiento de alguien to make something known to somebody, inform somebody of something
    recobrar el conocimiento to regain consciousness, come round
    tener conocimiento de algo to know about something
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=saber) knowledge

    conocimientos(=nociones) knowledge sing

    mis pocos conocimientos de filosofía/cocina — my limited knowledge of philosophy/cookery

    2) (=información) knowledge

    dar conocimiento de algo, dimos conocimiento del robo a la policía — we informed the police about the robbery

    llegar a conocimiento de algn — to come to sb's attention o notice

    tener conocimiento de algo, aún no tenemos conocimiento de su detención — we still do not know that he has been arrested

    desea ponerlo en conocimiento público — he wants it brought to the public's attention, he wishes it to be made public

    conocimiento de causa, hacer algo con conocimiento de causa — to be fully aware of what one is doing

    3) (=consciencia) consciousness

    recobrar o recuperar el conocimiento — to regain consciousness

    4) (=sentido común) common sense
    5) (Jur) cognizance frm
    6) (Com)
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( saber) knowledge
    b) conocimientos masculino plural ( nociones) knowledge
    2) (frml) ( información)

    dar conocimiento de algo a alguiento inform o (frml) apprise somebody of something

    pongo en su conocimiento que... — (Corresp) I am writing to inform you that...

    con conocimiento de causa: obró con conocimiento de causa (frml) he took this step, fully aware of what the consequences would be; hablo con conocimiento de causa — I know what I'm talking about

    3) ( sentido) consciousness

    perder/recobrar el conocimiento — to lose/regain consciousness

    aún es pequeño, no tiene todavía conocimiento — he's not old enough to understand

    * * *
    = cognition, competency, enlightenment, expertise, familiarisation [familiarization, -USA], familiarity, insight, knowledge, learning, acquaintance, understanding, cognisance [cognizance, -USA], connoisseurship, consciousness.
    Ex. The information-processing model of cognition, and developments in artificial intelligence encourage such comparisons = El modelo de la cognición sobre el procesamiento de la información de y los avances de la inteligencia artificial fomentan este tipo de comparaciones.
    Ex. SLIS programmes intended to 'produce' librarians with competency in the use of IT have to be designed.
    Ex. Considered as necessary work in the interest of humanity and general enlightenment, bibliography gains ground as the years pass.
    Ex. Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex. Step 1 Familiarisation: This first step involves the indexer in becoming conversant with the subject content of the document to be indexed.
    Ex. The most effective searchers are those who have both system experience and some familiarity with the subject area in which they are searching.
    Ex. The human indexer works mechanically and rapidly; he should require no insight into the document content.
    Ex. These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex. It is the responsibility of educators to stretch their student's intellects, hone their skills of intuitive judgment and synthesis, and build a love of learning that will sustain them beyond the level of formal education.
    Ex. It is only with accumulating experience and many years of close study and acquaintance with bibliographic works that a really substantial body of knowledge of the potential of bibliographic sources is acquired.
    Ex. We librarians ought to have a clearer understanding of our stock-in-trade (books) and their function of social mechanism.
    Ex. The passive cognisance of growth causes considerable difficulties = El conocimiento pasivo del crecimiento causa dificultades importantes.
    Ex. This book explores the underlying institutional factors that help museum-based connoisseurship and aestheticism and university-based critical theory and revisionist scholarship exist.
    Ex. For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    ----
    * actualizar los conocimientos = upgrade + Posesivo + skills.
    * adquirir conocimiento = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge.
    * ampliar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, expand + Posesivo + knowledge, widen + knowledge, broaden + knowledge, deepen + understanding.
    * ampliar las fronteras del conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * área de conocimiento = area of study.
    * área del conocimiento = area of knowledge, discipline, subject field, field of activity, knowledge domain, discipline of knowledge.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumento del conocimiento = knowledge building.
    * bannco de conocimiento = knowledge bank.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * bibliotecario con conocimientos de medicina = informationist.
    * búsqueda del conocimiento = quest for/of knowledge.
    * campo del conocimiento = field of knowledge.
    * centrado en el conocimiento = knowledge-centric.
    * ciencia del conocimiento = cognitive science.
    * compartir el conocimiento = knowledge sharing, pool + knowledge.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly, knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * conjunto de conocimientos = body of knowledge.
    * conocimiento académico = academic knowledge.
    * conocimiento acumulado sobre un tema = lore.
    * conocimiento básico = working familiarity, working knowledge.
    * conocimiento científico = scientific knowledge.
    * conocimiento compartido = knowledge sharing.
    * conocimiento de base = foundation study.
    * conocimiento de cómo sobrevivir en el bosque = woodcraft.
    * conocimiento de embarque = bill of lading.
    * conocimiento de la existencia = awareness.
    * conocimiento de lengua = language skill.
    * conocimiento del objeto = object knowledge.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * conocimiento detallado = intimate knowledge.
    * conocimiento de un área temática = area knowledge.
    * conocimiento documentado = recorded knowledge.
    * conocimiento enciclopédico = factual knowledge.
    * conocimiento en tecnología = technological skill.
    * conocimiento específico = expert knowledge.
    * conocimiento experto = expert knowledge, expertise.
    * conocimiento explícito = explicit knowledge.
    * conocimiento factual = declarative knowledge.
    * conocimiento humano = human consciousness.
    * conocimiento humano, el = human record, the.
    * conocimiento indígena = indigenous knowledge.
    * conocimiento lingüístico = language skill.
    * conocimiento mutuo = mutual knowledge.
    * conocimiento pasivo = nodding acquaintance.
    * conocimiento pleno = awareness.
    * conocimiento práctico = working knowledge, procedural knowledge.
    * conocimiento previo = foreknowledge.
    * conocimientos = knowledge base [knowledge-base].
    * conocimientos básicos = literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de informació = information literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de documentación = information literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de informática = computer literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos en tecnología = technical literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * conocimientos de tecnología = techno-savvy, tech-savvy.
    * conocimientos en el manejo de la información = info-savvy.
    * conocimiento sobre una materia = subject knowledge.
    * conocimientos requeridos = job specs.
    * conocimiento tácito = tacit knowledge, tacit knowledge, tacit knowledge.
    * conocimiento técnico = know-how, technical knowledge.
    * conocimiento teórico = declarative knowledge.
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * corpus de conocimiento = corpus of knowledge.
    * crear un fondo común de conocimientos = pool + knowledge.
    * cúmulo de conocimiento = repository of knowledge, knowledge repository.
    * decisión con conocimiento de causa = informed decision.
    * difundir el conocimiento = spread + knowledge.
    * director ejecutivo de la gestión del conocimiento = knowledge executive.
    * dominio del conocimiento = knowledge domain.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * economía del conocimiento = knowledge economy.
    * Era del Conocimiento, la = Knowledge Age, the.
    * estructuración del conocimiento = knowledge structuring.
    * examinar los conocimientos = test + knowledge.
    * falta de conocimiento = unfamiliarity.
    * filtro del conocimiento = knowledge filter.
    * fomentar el conocimiento = advance + knowledge.
    * fondo común de conocimientos = pool of knowledge, pool of expertise.
    * frontera del conocimiento = frontier of knowledge.
    * fundamentos del conocimiento, los = foundations of knowledge, the.
    * gestión del conocimiento = knowledge management (KM).
    * gestor del conocimiento = knowledge worker, knowledge manager.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer gala del conocimiento que uno tiene = air + knowledge.
    * hacer perder el conocimiento = knock + Nombre + out, knock + Nombre + unconscious.
    * hacer uso de un conocimiento = draw on/upon + knowledge.
    * impartir conocimiento = impart + knowledge.
    * inculcar conocimiento = instil + knowledge.
    * ingeniería del conocimiento = knowledge engineering.
    * ingeniero del conocimiento = knowledge engineer.
    * institucion del conocimiento = institution of learning.
    * intercambio de conocimientos = learning exchange, cross-fertilisation [cross-fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation of knowledge.
    * jefe de los servicios de gestión del conocimiento = chief knowledge officer (CKO).
    * metaconocimiento = meta-knowledge.
    * navegación por el conocimiento = knowledge navigation.
    * navegador del conocimiento = knowledge navigator.
    * obtener conocimiento = gain + an understanding.
    * ofrecer conocimiento = package + knowledge.
    * perder el conocimiento = lose + Posesivo + senses, pass out, lose + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * pérdida del conocimiento = unconsciousness, fainting, fainting fit, loss of consciousness.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * presentar conocimiento = package + knowledge.
    * producto del conocimiento = knowledge record.
    * profundizar en el conocimiento = deepen + knowledge.
    * propagar el conocimiento = propagate + knowledge.
    * proporcionar conocimientos técnicos = supply + know-how.
    * quedarse sin conocimiento = lose + Posesivo + consciousness, pass out.
    * rama del conocimiento = branch of learning.
    * recobrar el conocimiento = regain + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * recuperar el conocimiento = regain + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * red de conocimiento = knowledge network.
    * servidor del conocimiento = knowledge server.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sintetizar el conocimiento = synthesise + knowledge.
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema de gestión del conocimiento = knowledge management system (KMS).
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * sociedad del conocimiento = knowledge society.
    * Sociedad para el Conocimiento Global = Global Knowledge Partnership.
    * suministrar conocimientos técnicos = supply + know-how.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * toma de decisiones con conocimiento de causa = informed decision making.
    * tomar decisiones con conocimiento de causa = make + informed decisions.
    * transferencia de conocimiento = transfer of knowledge, knowledge transfer.
    * utilizar los conocimientos de Uno = put + Posesivo + knowledge to work.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( saber) knowledge
    b) conocimientos masculino plural ( nociones) knowledge
    2) (frml) ( información)

    dar conocimiento de algo a alguiento inform o (frml) apprise somebody of something

    pongo en su conocimiento que... — (Corresp) I am writing to inform you that...

    con conocimiento de causa: obró con conocimiento de causa (frml) he took this step, fully aware of what the consequences would be; hablo con conocimiento de causa — I know what I'm talking about

    3) ( sentido) consciousness

    perder/recobrar el conocimiento — to lose/regain consciousness

    aún es pequeño, no tiene todavía conocimiento — he's not old enough to understand

    * * *
    = cognition, competency, enlightenment, expertise, familiarisation [familiarization, -USA], familiarity, insight, knowledge, learning, acquaintance, understanding, cognisance [cognizance, -USA], connoisseurship, consciousness.

    Ex: The information-processing model of cognition, and developments in artificial intelligence encourage such comparisons = El modelo de la cognición sobre el procesamiento de la información de y los avances de la inteligencia artificial fomentan este tipo de comparaciones.

    Ex: SLIS programmes intended to 'produce' librarians with competency in the use of IT have to be designed.
    Ex: Considered as necessary work in the interest of humanity and general enlightenment, bibliography gains ground as the years pass.
    Ex: Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex: Step 1 Familiarisation: This first step involves the indexer in becoming conversant with the subject content of the document to be indexed.
    Ex: The most effective searchers are those who have both system experience and some familiarity with the subject area in which they are searching.
    Ex: The human indexer works mechanically and rapidly; he should require no insight into the document content.
    Ex: These factors form the basis of the problems in identifying a satisfactory subject approach, and start to explain the vast array of different tolls used in the subject approach to knowledge.
    Ex: It is the responsibility of educators to stretch their student's intellects, hone their skills of intuitive judgment and synthesis, and build a love of learning that will sustain them beyond the level of formal education.
    Ex: It is only with accumulating experience and many years of close study and acquaintance with bibliographic works that a really substantial body of knowledge of the potential of bibliographic sources is acquired.
    Ex: We librarians ought to have a clearer understanding of our stock-in-trade (books) and their function of social mechanism.
    Ex: The passive cognisance of growth causes considerable difficulties = El conocimiento pasivo del crecimiento causa dificultades importantes.
    Ex: This book explores the underlying institutional factors that help museum-based connoisseurship and aestheticism and university-based critical theory and revisionist scholarship exist.
    Ex: For example, the latter are unlikely to engage themselves in conservation issues as these now press upon the professional consciousness of librarians.
    * actualizar los conocimientos = upgrade + Posesivo + skills.
    * adquirir conocimiento = gain + knowledge, glean + knowledge, acquire + knowledge, build up + knowledge.
    * ampliar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, expand + Posesivo + knowledge, widen + knowledge, broaden + knowledge, deepen + understanding.
    * ampliar las fronteras del conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * análisis de áreas del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * análisis de dominios del conocimiento = domain analysis.
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * área de conocimiento = area of study.
    * área del conocimiento = area of knowledge, discipline, subject field, field of activity, knowledge domain, discipline of knowledge.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumento del conocimiento = knowledge building.
    * bannco de conocimiento = knowledge bank.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * bibliotecario con conocimientos de medicina = informationist.
    * búsqueda del conocimiento = quest for/of knowledge.
    * campo del conocimiento = field of knowledge.
    * centrado en el conocimiento = knowledge-centric.
    * ciencia del conocimiento = cognitive science.
    * compartir el conocimiento = knowledge sharing, pool + knowledge.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly, knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * conjunto de conocimientos = body of knowledge.
    * conocimiento académico = academic knowledge.
    * conocimiento acumulado sobre un tema = lore.
    * conocimiento básico = working familiarity, working knowledge.
    * conocimiento científico = scientific knowledge.
    * conocimiento compartido = knowledge sharing.
    * conocimiento de base = foundation study.
    * conocimiento de cómo sobrevivir en el bosque = woodcraft.
    * conocimiento de embarque = bill of lading.
    * conocimiento de la existencia = awareness.
    * conocimiento de lengua = language skill.
    * conocimiento del objeto = object knowledge.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * conocimiento detallado = intimate knowledge.
    * conocimiento de un área temática = area knowledge.
    * conocimiento documentado = recorded knowledge.
    * conocimiento enciclopédico = factual knowledge.
    * conocimiento en tecnología = technological skill.
    * conocimiento específico = expert knowledge.
    * conocimiento experto = expert knowledge, expertise.
    * conocimiento explícito = explicit knowledge.
    * conocimiento factual = declarative knowledge.
    * conocimiento humano = human consciousness.
    * conocimiento humano, el = human record, the.
    * conocimiento indígena = indigenous knowledge.
    * conocimiento lingüístico = language skill.
    * conocimiento mutuo = mutual knowledge.
    * conocimiento pasivo = nodding acquaintance.
    * conocimiento pleno = awareness.
    * conocimiento práctico = working knowledge, procedural knowledge.
    * conocimiento previo = foreknowledge.
    * conocimientos = knowledge base [knowledge-base].
    * conocimientos básicos = literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de búsqueda, recuperación y organización de informació = information literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de documentación = information literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos de informática = computer literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos en tecnología = technical literacy.
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * conocimientos de tecnología = techno-savvy, tech-savvy.
    * conocimientos en el manejo de la información = info-savvy.
    * conocimiento sobre una materia = subject knowledge.
    * conocimientos requeridos = job specs.
    * conocimiento tácito = tacit knowledge, tacit knowledge, tacit knowledge.
    * conocimiento técnico = know-how, technical knowledge.
    * conocimiento teórico = declarative knowledge.
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * corpus de conocimiento = corpus of knowledge.
    * crear un fondo común de conocimientos = pool + knowledge.
    * cúmulo de conocimiento = repository of knowledge, knowledge repository.
    * decisión con conocimiento de causa = informed decision.
    * difundir el conocimiento = spread + knowledge.
    * director ejecutivo de la gestión del conocimiento = knowledge executive.
    * dominio del conocimiento = knowledge domain.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * economía del conocimiento = knowledge economy.
    * Era del Conocimiento, la = Knowledge Age, the.
    * estructuración del conocimiento = knowledge structuring.
    * examinar los conocimientos = test + knowledge.
    * falta de conocimiento = unfamiliarity.
    * filtro del conocimiento = knowledge filter.
    * fomentar el conocimiento = advance + knowledge.
    * fondo común de conocimientos = pool of knowledge, pool of expertise.
    * frontera del conocimiento = frontier of knowledge.
    * fundamentos del conocimiento, los = foundations of knowledge, the.
    * gestión del conocimiento = knowledge management (KM).
    * gestor del conocimiento = knowledge worker, knowledge manager.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer gala del conocimiento que uno tiene = air + knowledge.
    * hacer perder el conocimiento = knock + Nombre + out, knock + Nombre + unconscious.
    * hacer uso de un conocimiento = draw on/upon + knowledge.
    * impartir conocimiento = impart + knowledge.
    * inculcar conocimiento = instil + knowledge.
    * ingeniería del conocimiento = knowledge engineering.
    * ingeniero del conocimiento = knowledge engineer.
    * institucion del conocimiento = institution of learning.
    * intercambio de conocimientos = learning exchange, cross-fertilisation [cross-fertilization, -USA], cross-fertilisation of knowledge.
    * jefe de los servicios de gestión del conocimiento = chief knowledge officer (CKO).
    * metaconocimiento = meta-knowledge.
    * navegación por el conocimiento = knowledge navigation.
    * navegador del conocimiento = knowledge navigator.
    * obtener conocimiento = gain + an understanding.
    * ofrecer conocimiento = package + knowledge.
    * perder el conocimiento = lose + Posesivo + senses, pass out, lose + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * pérdida del conocimiento = unconsciousness, fainting, fainting fit, loss of consciousness.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * presentar conocimiento = package + knowledge.
    * producto del conocimiento = knowledge record.
    * profundizar en el conocimiento = deepen + knowledge.
    * propagar el conocimiento = propagate + knowledge.
    * proporcionar conocimientos técnicos = supply + know-how.
    * quedarse sin conocimiento = lose + Posesivo + consciousness, pass out.
    * rama del conocimiento = branch of learning.
    * recobrar el conocimiento = regain + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * recuperar el conocimiento = regain + Posesivo + consciousness.
    * red de conocimiento = knowledge network.
    * servidor del conocimiento = knowledge server.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sintetizar el conocimiento = synthesise + knowledge.
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema de gestión del conocimiento = knowledge management system (KMS).
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * sociedad del conocimiento = knowledge society.
    * Sociedad para el Conocimiento Global = Global Knowledge Partnership.
    * suministrar conocimientos técnicos = supply + know-how.
    * tener conocimiento de = be privy to, be aware of.
    * toma de decisiones con conocimiento de causa = informed decision making.
    * tomar decisiones con conocimiento de causa = make + informed decisions.
    * transferencia de conocimiento = transfer of knowledge, knowledge transfer.
    * utilizar los conocimientos de Uno = put + Posesivo + knowledge to work.

    * * *
    A
    1 (saber) knowledge
    tiene algunos conocimientos de inglés he has some knowledge of English, he knows some English
    B ( frml)
    (información): dio conocimiento del suceso a las autoridades he informed o ( frml) apprised the authorities of the incident
    puso el hecho en conocimiento de la policía she informed the police of the incident, she reported the incident to the police
    pongo en su conocimiento que … ( Corresp) I am writing to inform you that …
    al tener conocimiento del suceso upon learning of the incident ( frml)
    a esas horas no se tenía todavía conocimiento de la noticia at that time we/they still had not heard the news
    ciertas personas tienen conocimiento de sus actividades certain people are aware of her activities
    llegar a conocimiento de algn to come to sb's attention o notice ( frml)
    con conocimiento de causa: obró con conocimiento de causa ( frml); he took this step, fully aware of what the consequences would be
    te lo digo con conocimiento de causa I know what I'm talking about
    Compuesto:
    bill of lading, waybill
    C (sentido) consciousness
    perder el conocimiento to lose consciousness
    cuando recobró el conocimiento when he regained consciousness, when he came to o round
    estar sin conocimiento to be unconscious
    D
    (entendimiento): aún es pequeño, no tiene todavía conocimiento he's not old enough to understand
    * * *

     

    conocimiento sustantivo masculino


    poner algo en conocimiento de algn to inform sb of sth;
    tener conocimiento de algo to be aware of sth

    perder/recobrar el conocimiento to lose/regain consciousness;

    estar sin conocimiento to be unconscious
    conocimiento sustantivo masculino
    1 knowledge
    2 (conciencia) consciousness
    3 conocimientos, knowledge
    ♦ Locuciones: perder/recobrar el conocimiento, to lose/regain consciousness
    con conocimiento de causa, with full knowledge of the facts
    ' conocimiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    braga
    - ciencia
    - conciencia
    - desfallecer
    - desvanecerse
    - dominio
    - error
    - orientación
    - parcela
    - revelar
    - sentida
    - sentido
    - experiencia
    - perder
    - pérdida
    - reanimar
    - recobrar
    - saber
    English:
    acquaintance
    - air
    - black out
    - blackout
    - cognizance
    - come to
    - comprehensive
    - consciousness
    - familiarity
    - grounding
    - improve
    - knock out
    - knowledge
    - notice
    - privy
    - recover
    - self-awareness
    - sketchy
    - superficial
    - thorough
    - unconsciousness
    - black
    - knock
    - know
    - pass
    * * *
    1. [saber] knowledge;
    hablar/actuar con conocimiento de causa to know what one is talking about/doing;
    puso el robo en conocimiento de la policía she informed the police of the burglary;
    ponemos en su conocimiento que se ha detectado un error en el programa this is to inform you that an error has been detected in the program;
    no teníamos conocimiento de su dimisión we were not aware that he had resigned;
    al tener conocimiento del accidente, acudió inmediatamente al hospital when she found out about the accident she immediately went to the hospital;
    ha llegado a mi conocimiento que estás insatisfecho it has come to my attention that you are not happy
    2.
    conocimientos [nociones] knowledge;
    tengo algunos conocimientos de informática I have some knowledge of computers, I know a bit about computers;
    nuestros conocimientos acerca de la enfermedad son muy limitados our knowledge of the disease is very limited, we know very little about the disease
    3. [sentido, conciencia] consciousness;
    perder el conocimiento to lose consciousness;
    recobrar el conocimiento to regain consciousness;
    estaba tumbado en el suelo, sin conocimiento he was lying unconscious on the floor
    4. [juicio] (common) sense;
    5. Com conocimiento de embarque bill of lading
    * * *
    m
    1 knowledge;
    con conocimiento de causa hacer algo fully aware of the consequences;
    para su conocimiento for your information;
    conocimientos pl ( nociones) knowledge sg
    2 MED consciousness;
    perder el conocimiento lose consciousness;
    sin conocimiento unconscious;
    recobrar el conocimiento regain consciousness
    * * *
    1) : knowledge
    2) sentido: consciousness
    * * *
    1. (en general) knowledge
    2. (sentido) consciousness

    Spanish-English dictionary > conocimiento

  • 7 prometer mucho

    v.
    to have a lot to promise, to promise well.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well
    Ex. Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.
    Ex. Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well

    Ex: Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.

    Ex: Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prometer mucho

  • 8 rico

    adj.
    1 rich, wealthy, well-off, moneyed.
    2 delicious, tasty.
    3 pleasing.
    m.
    1 rich person, rich.
    2 Rico.
    * * *
    1 (acaudalado) rich, wealthy
    3 (sabroso) tasty, delicious
    4 (tierra) rich, fertile
    5 (excelente) rich, excellent
    6 familiar (bonito) lovely, adorable
    7 familiar (tratamiento - hombre) mate, US man; (- mujer) love, US sweetheart
    mira rico, no me tomes el pelo look mate, don't pull my leg
    ¿qué tal, rica? how are you doing, love?
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 rich person
    1 the rich
    \
    hacerse rico,-a to get rich
    nuevo,-a rico,-a nouveau riche
    * * *
    (f. - rica)
    adj.
    1) rich
    * * *
    rico, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=adinerado) rich, wealthy
    2) [suelo] rich

    rico de o en — rich in

    3) (=valioso) valuable, precious; (=lujoso) luxurious, sumptuous, valuable; [tela] fine, rich, sumptuous
    4) (=sabroso) delicious, tasty
    5) * (=bonito) cute, lovely
    [en oración directa]

    ¡rico! — darling!

    ¡oye, rico! — hey, watch it! *

    ¡que no, rico! — Esp no way, mate! *

    ¡qué rico es el pequeño! — isn't he a lovely baby!

    ¡qué rico! — iró (isn't that just) great!

    2.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) <persona/país> rich, wealthy
    2)
    a) < tierra> rich; < vegetación> lush; <lenguaje/historia> rich
    b) ( abundante)
    3)
    a) < comida> good, nice
    b) (esp CS) < perfume> nice, lovely
    4) (fam) ( mono) <niño/chica> lovely, cute

    es muy rica de cara — (CS) she has a very pretty o a lovely face

    5) (AmL exc RPl) ( agradable) lovely, wonderful

    ¿te vas a Acapulco? ay, qué rico! — you're off to Acapulco? how lovely!

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) (m) rich o wealthy man; (f) rich o wealthy woman

    los ricos — rich people, the rich

    2) ( como apelativo) (fam & iró) sweetie (colloq & iro), honey (colloq & iro)
    * * *
    = affluent, rich [richer -comp., richest -sup.], wealthy [wealthier -comp., wealthiest -sup.], luscious, tasty [tastier -comp., tastiest -sup.].
    Ex. It is easy to predict that a majority of either large or affluent libraries in this country will employ some form of catalog under machine control in the foreseeable future.
    Ex. So, in practice, instead of exploiting the rich coordination of natural language, most systems ignore these links between concepts and resort to picking words from text at random.
    Ex. Today's sophisticated media provide clear advantages to wealthy, well-established interest groups.
    Ex. This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    Ex. Some tasty ready-made sarnies you can buy in shops are so full of salt they should have a health warning, says a group of experts.
    ----
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * barrio de los ricos = upper town.
    * casarse con alguien rico = marry into + money, marry + a fortune, marry + money.
    * hacer más rico = add + richness to.
    * hacerse rico = strike + it rich, strike + gold, hit + the jackpot.
    * hazte rico pronto = get-rich-quick.
    * Puerto Rico = Puerto Rico.
    * rico en almidón = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.], starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en contenido = content-rich.
    * rico en contenido temático = subject-rich.
    * rico en féculas = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en fibras = high-fibre.
    * rico en grasa = fat-rich.
    * rico en hidratos de carbono = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en información = information-rich, info-rich.
    * rico en mensajes = message-rich.
    * rico en nutrientes = nutrient-rich.
    * rico en óxido = oxidised [oxidized, -USA].
    * rico en proteínas = high protein.
    * rico en recursos = resource-rich.
    * rico en TI = IT-rich.
    * ricos = haves.
    * ricos en información = information haves.
    * ricos en información, los = information-rich, the.
    * ricos, los = better off, the.
    * ricos y los pobres, los = haves and the have-nots, the.
    * ser rico en = be rich in.
    * ser rico en contenido = be rich in content.
    * superricos, los = super rich, the.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) <persona/país> rich, wealthy
    2)
    a) < tierra> rich; < vegetación> lush; <lenguaje/historia> rich
    b) ( abundante)
    3)
    a) < comida> good, nice
    b) (esp CS) < perfume> nice, lovely
    4) (fam) ( mono) <niño/chica> lovely, cute

    es muy rica de cara — (CS) she has a very pretty o a lovely face

    5) (AmL exc RPl) ( agradable) lovely, wonderful

    ¿te vas a Acapulco? ay, qué rico! — you're off to Acapulco? how lovely!

    II
    - ca masculino, femenino
    1) (m) rich o wealthy man; (f) rich o wealthy woman

    los ricos — rich people, the rich

    2) ( como apelativo) (fam & iró) sweetie (colloq & iro), honey (colloq & iro)
    * * *
    = affluent, rich [richer -comp., richest -sup.], wealthy [wealthier -comp., wealthiest -sup.], luscious, tasty [tastier -comp., tastiest -sup.].

    Ex: It is easy to predict that a majority of either large or affluent libraries in this country will employ some form of catalog under machine control in the foreseeable future.

    Ex: So, in practice, instead of exploiting the rich coordination of natural language, most systems ignore these links between concepts and resort to picking words from text at random.
    Ex: Today's sophisticated media provide clear advantages to wealthy, well-established interest groups.
    Ex: This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    Ex: Some tasty ready-made sarnies you can buy in shops are so full of salt they should have a health warning, says a group of experts.
    * aprendizaje rico en conocimiento = knowledge-rich learning.
    * barrio de los ricos = upper town.
    * casarse con alguien rico = marry into + money, marry + a fortune, marry + money.
    * hacer más rico = add + richness to.
    * hacerse rico = strike + it rich, strike + gold, hit + the jackpot.
    * hazte rico pronto = get-rich-quick.
    * Puerto Rico = Puerto Rico.
    * rico en almidón = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.], starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en contenido = content-rich.
    * rico en contenido temático = subject-rich.
    * rico en féculas = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en fibras = high-fibre.
    * rico en grasa = fat-rich.
    * rico en hidratos de carbono = starchy [starchier -comp., starchiest -sup.].
    * rico en información = information-rich, info-rich.
    * rico en mensajes = message-rich.
    * rico en nutrientes = nutrient-rich.
    * rico en óxido = oxidised [oxidized, -USA].
    * rico en proteínas = high protein.
    * rico en recursos = resource-rich.
    * rico en TI = IT-rich.
    * ricos = haves.
    * ricos en información = information haves.
    * ricos en información, los = information-rich, the.
    * ricos, los = better off, the.
    * ricos y los pobres, los = haves and the have-nots, the.
    * ser rico en = be rich in.
    * ser rico en contenido = be rich in content.
    * superricos, los = super rich, the.

    * * *
    rico1 -ca
    A ‹persona/país› rich, wealthy
    B
    1 ‹tierra› rich; ‹vegetación› lush; ‹lenguaje/historia› rich
    una dieta rica en vitaminas a diet rich in vitamins, a vitamin-rich diet
    3 ( gen delante del n) (magnífico) ‹telas/tapices› rich, sumptuous
    C
    1 ‹comida› good, nice
    ¡esto está riquísimo! this is o tastes delicious!
    con nueces queda más rico it's nicer with nuts
    2 ( esp RPl) ‹perfume› nice, lovely
    ¡qué rico olor tiene! what a lovely smell!, it smells lovely!
    D ( fam) (mono) ‹niño/chica› lovely, cute
    ¡qué niño más rico! what a lovely o sweet o cute child
    está muy rica con ese vestido she looks cute o lovely in that dress
    es muy rica de cara ( RPl); she has a very pretty o a lovely face
    ¡qué rica está tu vecina! your neighbor's gorgeous o hot stuff ( colloq)
    E ( AmL exc RPl) (agradable) lovely, wonderful
    ¡qué rico estar en la playa ahora! wouldn't it be wonderful o just great to be on the beach now!
    ¿te vas a Acapulco? ¡ay, qué rico! you're off to Acapulco? how lovely!
    ¡qué rica! así salgo yo perdiendo oh, that's great o charming! that way I lose out ( iro)
    rico2 -ca
    masculine, feminine
    A ( masculine) rich o wealthy man; ( feminine) rich o wealthy woman
    un rico no tiene estos problemas rich people don't have these problems
    los ricos rich people, the rich
    los pocos ricos que conozco the few rich o wealthy people I know
    B (como apelativo) ( fam iró); sweetie ( colloq iro), honey ( colloq iro), sunshine ( BrE colloq iro)
    * * *

     

    rico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    1
    a)persona/país rich, wealthy

    b) tierra rich;

    vegetación lush;
    lenguaje/historia rich;
    rico EN algo rich in sth
    2
    a) comida good, nice;

    ¡esto está riquísimo! this is delicious!

    b) (esp CS) ‹ perfume nice, lovely;

    ¡qué rico olor tiene! what a lovely smell!

    c) (fam) ( mono) ‹niño/chica lovely, cute

    d) (AmL exc RPl) ( agradable) lovely, wonderful

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (m) rich o wealthy man;

    (f) rich o wealthy woman;

    b) ( como apelativo) (fam & iró) sweetie (colloq & iro), honey (colloq & iro)

    rico,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (suntuoso) sumptuous: se puso un rico vestido, she put on a gorgeous dress
    2 (acaudalado) wealthy: es un hombre rico, he's a rich man
    3 (sabroso) delicious
    4 (un niño, bebé, una mascota) lovely, adorable
    5 (tierra, sustancia) rich: es un alimento rico en proteínas, it's a high-protein food
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino rich o wealthy person
    los ricos, the wealthy
    ' rico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    buena
    - bueno
    - frotar
    - frotarse
    - poderosa
    - poderoso
    - rica
    - enriquecer
    - nuevo
    - ojalá
    - Puerto Rico
    English:
    abundant
    - affluent
    - cute
    - even
    - full-bodied
    - get-rich-quick
    - loaded
    - luscious
    - me
    - nice
    - off
    - opulent
    - Puerto Rico
    - rich
    - sweet
    - wealthy
    - wish
    - eventful
    - high
    - nouveau riche
    - only
    - PR
    - report
    - vivid
    * * *
    rico, -a
    adj
    1. [adinerado] rich;
    un país rico a rich country
    2. [abundante] rich (en in);
    una dieta rica en proteínas a protein-rich diet, a diet rich in proteins;
    esta región es rica en recursos naturales this region is rich in natural resources
    3. [fértil] fertile, rich
    4. [sabroso] delicious;
    la sopa está muy rica the soup is really delicious;
    ¡qué rico! this is delicious!
    5. [simpático] cute;
    ¡qué perrito tan rico! what a cute little dog!
    6. [bello, de calidad] [telas, tapices, vocabulario] rich
    7. Am salvo RP [agradable] lovely;
    ¡qué clima más rico hace aquí! the climate here is lovely!
    nm,f
    1. [adinerado] rich person;
    los ricos the rich;
    los nuevos ricos the nouveaux riches
    2. Fam [apelativo]
    ¡oye, rico! hey, sunshine!;
    ¿por qué no te callas, rico? shut up, you!
    adv
    Am salvo RP [bien] well;
    qué rico toca el piano she plays the piano so well;
    qué rico se está aquí en la playa it's lovely here on the beach
    * * *
    I adj
    1 rich;
    rico en vitaminas rich in vitamins
    2 comida delicious
    3 fam
    niño cute fam
    II m rich man;
    nuevo rico nouveau riche
    * * *
    rico, -ca adj
    1) : rich, wealthy
    2) : fertile
    3) : luxurious, valuable
    4) : delicious
    5) : adorable, lovely
    6) : great, wonderful
    rico, -ca n
    : rich person
    * * *
    rico1 adj
    1. (en general) rich
    2. (comida) delicious
    3. (niño) sweet
    ¡qué niña más rica! what a sweet little girl!
    rico2 n
    1. (hombre) rich man [pl. men]
    2. (mujer) rich woman [pl. women]

    Spanish-English dictionary > rico

  • 9 ser muy buena señal

    (v.) = bode + well
    Ex. Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.
    * * *
    (v.) = bode + well

    Ex: Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser muy buena señal

  • 10 ser muy prometedor

    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well
    Ex. Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.
    Ex. Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.
    * * *
    (v.) = promise + great possibilities, bode + well

    Ex: Laser optical videodisc technology promises great possibilities for information organisation, storage, retrieval and transfer.

    Ex: Advances in artificial intelligence bode well for knowledge-rich learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser muy prometedor

  • 11 sistema de recuperación de información

    (n.) = IR system
    Ex. Knowledge-rich learning depends on more complex sources of feedback, such as the structure within a document or thesaurus, to direct changes in the knowledge bases on which an intelligent IR system depends.
    * * *
    (n.) = IR system

    Ex: Knowledge-rich learning depends on more complex sources of feedback, such as the structure within a document or thesaurus, to direct changes in the knowledge bases on which an intelligent IR system depends.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sistema de recuperación de información

  • 12 autoadaptador

    • self-knowledge
    • self-learning process

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > autoadaptador

  • 13 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = 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.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = 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.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

    * * *
    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
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    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 14 acumulado

    adj.
    accumulated, cumulated, accrued, cumulative.
    m.
    aggregate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: acumular.
    * * *
    = accrued, cumulated, accumulating, built-up, accumulated.
    Ex. On completion of the search, the VDU will flash up details of the costs accrued for which the library will later be billed.
    Ex. The computer merely has to reprint the index to include all titles to be covered by the cumulated index.
    Ex. Quite obviously it is only with accumulating experience that a really substantial body of knowledge of the potential of bibliographic sources is acquired.
    Ex. The possibility of these riots has been discussed for a long time: from Godard filming out at Sarcelles in the 1960s, to decades of immigration-debate, to the built-up layers of graffiti on Paris walls.
    Ex. Small wonder then that western dance classes in the city are brimming with corporates learning to shake a leg and get rid of accumulated stress.
    ----
    * beneficios acumulados = accruing benefits.
    * * *
    = accrued, cumulated, accumulating, built-up, accumulated.

    Ex: On completion of the search, the VDU will flash up details of the costs accrued for which the library will later be billed.

    Ex: The computer merely has to reprint the index to include all titles to be covered by the cumulated index.
    Ex: Quite obviously it is only with accumulating experience that a really substantial body of knowledge of the potential of bibliographic sources is acquired.
    Ex: The possibility of these riots has been discussed for a long time: from Godard filming out at Sarcelles in the 1960s, to decades of immigration-debate, to the built-up layers of graffiti on Paris walls.
    Ex: Small wonder then that western dance classes in the city are brimming with corporates learning to shake a leg and get rid of accumulated stress.
    * beneficios acumulados = accruing benefits.

    * * *
    Cont (cumulative) total

    Spanish-English dictionary > acumulado

  • 15 aprender

    v.
    aprender a hacer algo to learn to do something
    ¡para que aprendas! that'll teach you!
    Silvia adquirió experiencia Silvia acquired experience.
    * * *
    1 to learn
    2 (memorizar) to learn by heart
    1 to learn, learn by heart
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.

    aprender algo de memoria — to learn sth (off) by heart, memorize sth

    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to learn
    2.
    aprender vt <lección/oficio> to learn

    aprender algo de alguien/algo — to learn something from somebody/something

    aprender a + inf — to learn to + inf

    3.
    aprenderse v pron (enf)
    * * *
    = learn, get into, learn + Posesivo + lesson, smarten up, wise up.
    Ex. It is also easy to learn the proper command chain for frequently used library funds.
    Ex. 'But didn't you say that one of the reasons you wanted to leave was because you were tired of macramËéË and wanted to get into computers?'.
    Ex. One lesson soon learned was that cultural and library needs are only a small part of a municipality's overall policy.
    Ex. The article 'Motherboards smarten up' reports on recent technological developments in motherboards = El artículo "Las placas madres aprenden" informa sobre los recientes avances tecnológicos de estas placas.
    Ex. The article 'Cataloguing electronic resources: wise up or dumb down?' argues that WWW search engines do a good job in impossibly difficult circumstances but that they do not provide enough information about a resource.
    ----
    * ansioso por aprender = thirsty for knowledge.
    * aprender a = learn + how, develop + a sense of.
    * aprender a fuerza de errores = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprender al dedillo = learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de golpes = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender a manejar Algo = get + the hang of.
    * aprender a su propio ritmo = learn at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * aprender a vivir con Algo = learn + to live with + Nombre.
    * aprender con la práctica = learn by + doing.
    * aprender de = draw + lessons from.
    * aprender de carretilla = learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender de errores = learn from + errors.
    * aprender de la experiencia = learn from + experience.
    * aprender de la forma más difícil = learn + the hard way.
    * aprender del pasado = learn from + the past.
    * aprender de memoria = memorise [memorize, -USA], learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender de nuevo = relearn.
    * aprender el uno del otro = learn from + one another.
    * aprender en las carnes de Uno = learn + the hard way.
    * aprender haciendo = learn by + doing.
    * aprender la lección = learn + Posesivo + lesson.
    * aprender los trucos del oficio = learn + the ropes.
    * aprender mirando = shadow.
    * aprender mutuamente = learn from + one another.
    * aprender por el método de ensayo y error = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprenderse Algo al dedillo = learn + Nombre + inside-out.
    * aprenderse de memoria = commit to + memory.
    * capaz de aprender = trainable.
    * deseo por aprender = thirst for knowledge.
    * deseoso de aprender = thirsty for knowledge.
    * el que aprende = learner.
    * lecciones aprendidas = lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * volver a aprender = relearn.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to learn
    2.
    aprender vt <lección/oficio> to learn

    aprender algo de alguien/algo — to learn something from somebody/something

    aprender a + inf — to learn to + inf

    3.
    aprenderse v pron (enf)
    * * *
    = learn, get into, learn + Posesivo + lesson, smarten up, wise up.

    Ex: It is also easy to learn the proper command chain for frequently used library funds.

    Ex: 'But didn't you say that one of the reasons you wanted to leave was because you were tired of macramËéË and wanted to get into computers?'.
    Ex: One lesson soon learned was that cultural and library needs are only a small part of a municipality's overall policy.
    Ex: The article 'Motherboards smarten up' reports on recent technological developments in motherboards = El artículo "Las placas madres aprenden" informa sobre los recientes avances tecnológicos de estas placas.
    Ex: The article 'Cataloguing electronic resources: wise up or dumb down?' argues that WWW search engines do a good job in impossibly difficult circumstances but that they do not provide enough information about a resource.
    * ansioso por aprender = thirsty for knowledge.
    * aprender a = learn + how, develop + a sense of.
    * aprender a fuerza de errores = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprender al dedillo = learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de golpes = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender a manejar Algo = get + the hang of.
    * aprender a su propio ritmo = learn at + Posesivo + own pace.
    * aprender a vivir con Algo = learn + to live with + Nombre.
    * aprender con la práctica = learn by + doing.
    * aprender de = draw + lessons from.
    * aprender de carretilla = learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender de errores = learn from + errors.
    * aprender de la experiencia = learn from + experience.
    * aprender de la forma más difícil = learn + the hard way.
    * aprender del pasado = learn from + the past.
    * aprender de memoria = memorise [memorize, -USA], learn + Nombre + off pat.
    * aprender de nuevo = relearn.
    * aprender el uno del otro = learn from + one another.
    * aprender en las carnes de Uno = learn + the hard way.
    * aprender haciendo = learn by + doing.
    * aprender la lección = learn + Posesivo + lesson.
    * aprender los trucos del oficio = learn + the ropes.
    * aprender mirando = shadow.
    * aprender mutuamente = learn from + one another.
    * aprender por el método de ensayo y error = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprenderse Algo al dedillo = learn + Nombre + inside-out.
    * aprenderse de memoria = commit to + memory.
    * capaz de aprender = trainable.
    * deseo por aprender = thirst for knowledge.
    * deseoso de aprender = thirsty for knowledge.
    * el que aprende = learner.
    * lecciones aprendidas = lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * volver a aprender = relearn.

    * * *
    aprender [E1 ]
    vi
    to learn
    ¡nunca aprenderás! you'll never learn!
    ■ aprender
    vt
    ‹idioma/lección/oficio› to learn
    tienes que aprenderlo de memoria you have to learn it (off) by heart
    aprender algo DE algn to learn sth FROM sb
    los buenos modales los aprendió de su padre he learned his good manners from his father
    aprender A + INF to learn to + INF
    nunca aprendió a leer he never learned to read
    ( enf):
    se aprendió el papel en una tarde she learned the part in an afternoon
    tienen que aprenderse la lección para mañana you have to learn the lesson (by heart) for tomorrow
    * * *

     

    aprender ( conjugate aprender) vi/vt
    to learn;
    aprender a hacer algo to learn to do sth
    aprenderse verbo pronominal ( enf) ‹lección/parte to learn;

    aprender verbo transitivo to learn
    aprender a hacer algo, to learn to do something

    ' aprender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - cartilla
    - comedirse
    - guión
    - incapacidad
    - afán
    - conocer
    - enseñar
    - memoria
    - repaso
    English:
    aptitude
    - basic
    - drum
    - eager
    - heart
    - intent
    - learn
    - memorize
    - parrot-fashion
    - pick up
    - ram
    - start
    - study
    - way
    - budget
    - come
    - ever
    - go
    - grip
    - hard
    - lesson
    - pick
    * * *
    vt
    to learn;
    aprendí mucho de mi profesor I learned a lot from my teacher;
    aprender a hacer algo to learn to do sth;
    aprender algo de memoria to learn sth by heart;
    Fig
    parece que no han aprendido la lección it seems like they haven't learned their lesson
    vi
    to learn;
    ¡aprende de tu hermana! learn from your sister!;
    ¡para que aprendas! that'll teach you!;
    ¡así aprenderá! that'll teach him!;
    ¡nunca aprenderán! they'll never learn!
    * * *
    v/t learn;
    aprender a leer/conducir learn to read/drive;
    aprender de la experiencia learn from experience
    * * *
    : to learn
    * * *
    aprender vb to learn [pt. & pp. learnt]

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprender

  • 16 asimilar

    v.
    1 to assimilate (idea, conocimientos, alimentos).
    El cuerpo asimila los nutrientes The body assimilates the nutrients.
    2 to compare.
    3 to grant equal rights to.
    4 to understand, to assimilate.
    El estudiante asimiló la materia The student understood the subject.
    5 to make alike, to conform.
    6 to take in, to embrace.
    * * *
    1 to assimilate
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <alimentos/ideas/cultura> to assimilate
    2) ( equiparar)

    asimilar algo/a alguien con or a algo/alguien — to put something/somebody on an equal footing with something/somebody

    3) ( en boxeo) < golpes> to take, soak up (colloq)
    * * *
    = assimilate, digest, internalise [internalize, -USA], take in, co-opt, get + a handle on, have + a handle on.
    Ex. The concern is that this sudden and increased flow of information is simply going to overwhelm us -- far more information than any of us can monitor and assimilate.
    Ex. It remains important that the abstract be an accurate representation of the content of the document, and that the abstract be easy for the reader to scan and digest.
    Ex. Such externalization helps learners internalize concepts, and organize relevant knowledge and generally leads to improved learning.
    Ex. People like to browse the books and magazines, take in the ambiance, and be seen and perceived as a patron of the arts and literature.
    Ex. Social workers accused librarians of moving into their territory, of co-opting their activity, of doing social work without training, of being representative of establishment interests.
    Ex. Children get a handle on personal responsibility by holding a library card of their own, a card that gives them access to new worlds.
    Ex. 'I sure wish I had a better handle on this contract language,' he said.
    ----
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) <alimentos/ideas/cultura> to assimilate
    2) ( equiparar)

    asimilar algo/a alguien con or a algo/alguien — to put something/somebody on an equal footing with something/somebody

    3) ( en boxeo) < golpes> to take, soak up (colloq)
    * * *
    = assimilate, digest, internalise [internalize, -USA], take in, co-opt, get + a handle on, have + a handle on.

    Ex: The concern is that this sudden and increased flow of information is simply going to overwhelm us -- far more information than any of us can monitor and assimilate.

    Ex: It remains important that the abstract be an accurate representation of the content of the document, and that the abstract be easy for the reader to scan and digest.
    Ex: Such externalization helps learners internalize concepts, and organize relevant knowledge and generally leads to improved learning.
    Ex: People like to browse the books and magazines, take in the ambiance, and be seen and perceived as a patron of the arts and literature.
    Ex: Social workers accused librarians of moving into their territory, of co-opting their activity, of doing social work without training, of being representative of establishment interests.
    Ex: Children get a handle on personal responsibility by holding a library card of their own, a card that gives them access to new worlds.
    Ex: 'I sure wish I had a better handle on this contract language,' he said.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.

    * * *
    asimilar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹alimentos› to assimilate, absorb; ‹conocimientos/ideas› to assimilate, take in, absorb; ‹cultura› to assimilate
    2 ( Ling) to assimilate
    B (equiparar) asimilar algo/a algn CON or A algo/algn:
    asimilar las industrias estatales con el sector privado to put state industries on an equal footing with the private sector
    C (en boxeo) ‹golpes› to take, soak up ( colloq)
    * * *

    asimilar ( conjugate asimilar) verbo transitivo
    1alimentos/ideas/cultura to assimilate
    2 ( en boxeo) ‹ golpes to take, soak up (colloq)
    asimilar verbo transitivo to assimilate
    ' asimilar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    assimilate
    - digest
    - take in
    - absorb
    - digestible
    - take
    * * *
    vt
    1. [idea, conocimientos] to assimilate
    2. [alimentos] to assimilate
    3. [asumir] to take in;
    todavía no han asimilado la derrota they still haven't taken in the defeat
    4. [equiparar] to grant equal rights to;
    asimilaron los profesores al resto de funcionarios teachers' pay was brought into line with that of other public sector employees
    5. Ling to assimilate
    * * *
    v/t assimilate
    * * *
    : to assimilate

    Spanish-English dictionary > asimilar

  • 17 avanzar

    v.
    1 to advance.
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    Mi chico avanza en la escuela My boy advances in school.
    Ricardo avanzó las ventas Richard advanced=promoted sales.
    2 to make progress.
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3 to pass (time).
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes quickly
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4 to move forward.
    El coche avanza lentamente The car moves forward slowly.
    * * *
    1 to advance, go forward
    1 (mover adelante) to advance, move forward
    2 (dinero) to advance
    3 (promover) to promote
    4 (una propuesta) to put forward
    1 (adelantarse) to go forward, advance; (día, noche) to draw in
    * * *
    verb
    1) to advance, move forward
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=mover) to move forward, advance

    avanzó la ficha cuatro casillas — he moved the counter forward four spaces, he advanced the counter four spaces

    2) [+ dinero] to advance
    3) [+ opinión, propuesta] to put forward
    4) [+ resultado] to predict; [+ predicción] to make
    5) Caribe (=vomitar) to vomit
    2. VI
    1) (=ir hacia adelante) to advance, move forward

    no me esperéis, seguid avanzando — don't wait for me, carry on

    2) (=progresar) to make progress
    3) [noche, invierno] to draw on, approach
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.
    Ex. Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.
    Ex. If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex. Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex. Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex. We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex. It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex. In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex. Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex. The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex. It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex. All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex. Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex. Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex. However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex. Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex. LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex. Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex. This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex. The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex. Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex. Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    ----
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.

    Ex: Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.

    Ex: If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex: Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex: Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex: We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex: It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex: In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex: Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex: The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex: It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex: All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex: Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex: Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex: However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex: Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex: LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex: Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex: This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex: The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex: Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex: Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.

    * * *
    avanzar [A4 ]
    vi
    1 «tropas/persona/tráfico» to advance, move forward avanzar HACIA algo:
    las tropas avanzan hacia la capital the troops are advancing on the capital
    el país avanza hacia la democracia the country is moving o advancing toward(s) democracy
    2 ( Fot) «rollo» to wind on
    3 «persona» (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; «negociaciones/proyecto» to progress
    no estoy avanzando mucho con este trabajo I'm not making much progress o headway o I'm not getting very far with this work
    4 «tiempo» to draw on
    ■ avanzar
    vt
    1 (adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    avanzaron unos pasos they moved forward o advanced a few steps, they took a few steps forward
    2 (mover) to move … forward, advance
    avanzó un peón he moved o pushed a pawn forward, he advanced a pawn
    3 ‹propuesta› to put forward
    * * *

     

    avanzar ( conjugate avanzar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/tráfico] to advance, move forward

    b) [ciencia/medicina] to advance

    c) [cinta/rollo] to wind on

    d) [ persona] (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress;

    [negociaciones/proyecto] to progress

    verbo transitivo

    b) ( mover) to move … forward, advance

    avanzar verbo transitivo to advance, make progress
    ' avanzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sacudida
    - salto
    - tantear
    - adelantar
    English:
    advance
    - come forward
    - crawl
    - edge
    - freewheel
    - go forward
    - headway
    - move
    - move along
    - pace
    - proceed
    - progress
    - struggle along
    - struggle on
    - surge
    - wind
    - fast
    - head
    - hover
    - inch
    - lumber
    - scroll
    - somewhere
    * * *
    vi
    1. [moverse] to advance;
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing;
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    2. [progresar] to make progress;
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies;
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3. [tiempo] to pass;
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes very quickly;
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4. [carrete] to wind on
    vt
    1. [adelantar] to move forward;
    las tropas avanzaron sus posiciones the troops advanced their position;
    avanzaron varias posiciones en la clasificación de liga they moved up several places in the league
    2. [noticias]
    avanzar algo a alguien to inform sb of sth in advance;
    les avanzó los resultados del estudio she informed them of the results of the study before it was published
    3. [carrete] to wind on
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 move forward, advance;
    avanzar un pie take a step forward
    2 dinero advance
    II v/i
    1 advance, move forward; MIL advance ( hacia on)
    2 en trabajo make progress
    * * *
    avanzar {21} v
    : to advance, to move forward
    * * *
    1. (progresar) to make progress / to get on
    2. (ir hacia delante) to advance / to move forward

    Spanish-English dictionary > avanzar

  • 18 basado

    adj.
    based.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: basar.
    * * *
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    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * basado en criterios = criteria-based.
    * basado en datos objetivos = informed.
    * basado en discos ópticos = optical disc based.
    * basado en el autor = author-based.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * basado en el empleado = employee-centered.
    * basado en el estudiante = student-centred.
    * basado en el hombre = human-centred [human-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el microordenador = micro-based.
    * basado en el objeto = artefact-centred [artefact-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el papel = paper-based.
    * basado en el rendimiento = performance-based.
    * basado en el tiempo = time-based.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * basado en el usuario = use-based, client-centred [client-centered, -USA].
    * basado en facetas = facet-based.
    * basado en fichas = card-based.
    * basado en ideogramas = ideographic.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en índices = index-based.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * basado en la calidad = quality-oriented.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * basado en la evidencia = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la evidencia empírica = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * basado en la lectura = book-centred.
    * basado en la OCLC = OCLC-based.
    * basado en la práctica = empirically-based, grounded in practice, practice-based.
    * basado en la realidad = reality-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * basado en la tecnología = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA].
    * basado en la teoría = grounded in theory.
    * basado en la TI = IT-based.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * basado en los datos = data-driven.
    * basado en los objetos = object-specific.
    * basado en los recursos = resource-based.
    * basado en manualidades = craft-based.
    * basado en mapas = map-based.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * basado en microfichas = microfiche-based.
    * basado en OSI = OSI-based.
    * basado en Pascal = Pascal-based.
    * basado en película = film-based [film based].
    * basado en principios = principled.
    * basado en tablas = table-driven.
    * basado en tecnología web = Web-based.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * basado en un método empírico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en un método práctico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en ventanas = window-based.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * estudio basado en un cuestionario = questionnaire survey.
    * método basado en modelos = modelling approach [modeling approach, -USA].
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * tarifa basada en la utilización de un servicio = traffic-based pricing.
    * * *
    * aprendizaje basado en la memorización = rote learning.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * basado en criterios = criteria-based.
    * basado en datos objetivos = informed.
    * basado en discos ópticos = optical disc based.
    * basado en el autor = author-based.
    * basado en el comentario personal = reportage-based.
    * basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-based.
    * basado en el desarrollo de destrezas prácticas = competency based.
    * basado en el empleado = employee-centered.
    * basado en el estudiante = student-centred.
    * basado en el hombre = human-centred [human-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el microordenador = micro-based.
    * basado en el objeto = artefact-centred [artefact-centered, -USA].
    * basado en el papel = paper-based.
    * basado en el rendimiento = performance-based.
    * basado en el tiempo = time-based.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * basado en el usuario = use-based, client-centred [client-centered, -USA].
    * basado en facetas = facet-based.
    * basado en fichas = card-based.
    * basado en ideogramas = ideographic.
    * basado en imágenes gráficas = graphics-based.
    * basado en índices = index-based.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * basado en la adquisición de contenidos teóricos = content based.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * basado en la calidad = quality-oriented.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * basado en la evidencia = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la evidencia empírica = evidence based [evidence-based].
    * basado en la información = information-based, information-intensive.
    * basado en la inteligencia artificial = AI-based.
    * basado en la lectura = book-centred.
    * basado en la OCLC = OCLC-based.
    * basado en la práctica = empirically-based, grounded in practice, practice-based.
    * basado en la realidad = reality-based.
    * basado en las disciplinas del conocimiento = discipline-based.
    * basado en las imágenes = image intensive.
    * basado en la tecnología = technologically-based, technology-based, technology-centred [technology-centered, -USA].
    * basado en la teoría = grounded in theory.
    * basado en la TI = IT-based.
    * basado en los costes = cost-based [cost based].
    * basado en los datos = data-driven.
    * basado en los objetos = object-specific.
    * basado en los recursos = resource-based.
    * basado en manualidades = craft-based.
    * basado en mapas = map-based.
    * basado en material impreso = print-based.
    * basado en microfichas = microfiche-based.
    * basado en OSI = OSI-based.
    * basado en Pascal = Pascal-based.
    * basado en película = film-based [film based].
    * basado en principios = principled.
    * basado en tablas = table-driven.
    * basado en tecnología web = Web-based.
    * basado en un gestor de bases de datos = DBMS-based.
    * basado en un método empírico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en un método práctico = enquiry-based [inquiry-based, -USA].
    * basado en ventanas = window-based.
    * contrato basado en las diferencias de género = gender contract.
    * economía basada en el conocimiento = knowledge driven economy.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * estudio basado en un cuestionario = questionnaire survey.
    * método basado en modelos = modelling approach [modeling approach, -USA].
    * sistema basado en el conocimiento = knowledge-base system.
    * sistema basado en las imágenes = image-based system.
    * sociedad basada en el conocimiento = knowledge based society.
    * tarifa basada en la utilización de un servicio = traffic-based pricing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basado

  • 19 buscar

    v.
    1 to look.
    2 to look for.
    estoy buscando trabajo I'm looking for work
    se fue a buscar fortuna a América he went to seek his fortune in America
    María busca su bolso Mary looks for her purse.
    3 to look up.
    Busca esa palabra en el diccionario Look up that word in the dictionary.
    4 to search for (computing).
    El detective buscó incansablemente The detective searched tirelessly.
    5 to push, to try the patience of (informal) (provocar).
    buscar bronca/camorra to look for trouble
    6 to pick up.
    voy a buscar el periódico I'm going for the paper o to get the paper
    ir a buscar a alguien to pick somebody up
    pasará a buscarnos a las nueve she'll pick us up at nine
    7 to seek to, to attempt to, to try to, to try how to.
    Ese plan busca destruirnos That plan seeks to destroy us.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (gen) to look for, search for
    2 (en lista, índice etc) to look up
    3 (ir a coger) to go and get, fetch
    busca un médico, ¡rápido! fetch a doctor, quick!
    4 (recoger) to pick up
    iré a buscarte a la estación I'll pick you up at the station, I'll meet you at the station
    5 (intentar conseguir) to try to achieve
    1 (mirar) to look
    \
    buscársela familiar to be looking for trouble
    buscarse la vida familiar to try and earn one's living
    'Se busca...' "... wanted"
    * * *
    verb
    1) to look for, seek
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=tratar de encontrar)
    a) [+ persona, objeto perdido, trabajo] to look for

    llevo meses buscando trabajo — I've been job-hunting for months, I've been looking for a job for months

    el ejército busca a un comando enemigothe army is searching for o looking for an enemy commando unit

    "se busca piso" — "flat wanted"

    "chico busca chica" — "boy seeks girl"

    b) [en diccionario, enciclopedia] to look up
    c) [con la vista] to try to spot, look for

    lo busqué entre el público pero no lo viI tried to spot him o looked for him in the crowd but I didn't see him

    2) (=tratar de conseguir) [+ solución] to try to find

    buscar excusasto make excuses

    buscar hacer algo — to seek to do sth, try to do sth

    siempre buscaba hacerlo lo mejor posibleshe always sought o tried to do the best possible thing

    ir a buscar algo/a algn, ha ido a buscar una servilleta — she's gone to fetch o get a napkin

    ve a buscar a tu madrego and fetch o get your mother

    vino buscando peleahe was looking for trouble o a fight, he was spoiling for a fight *

    3) (=recoger) to pick up, fetch

    ¿vais a ir a buscarme a la estación? — are you going to pick me up o fetch me from the station?

    4) (Inform) to search
    5) (=preguntar por) to ask for

    ¿quién me busca? — who is asking for me?

    2.

    ya puedes dejar de buscar, aquí tienes las llaves — you can stop looking, here are the keys

    ¿has buscado bien? — have you looked properly?

    ¡busca! — [al perro] fetch!

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <persona/objeto> to look for; <fama/fortuna> to seek; <trabajo/apartamento/solución> to look for, try to find

    la policía lo está buscando — the police are looking for him, he's wanted by the police

    b) (en libro, lista) to look up
    2)
    a) ( recoger) to collect, pick up
    b) ( conseguir y traer) to get

    fue a buscar un médico/un taxi — he went to get a doctor/a taxi

    3)

    ¿qué buscas con eso? — what are you trying to achieve by that?

    buscar + inf — to try to + inf, set out to + inf

    el libro busca destruir ese mitothe book sets out o tries o attempts to explode that myth

    b) ( provocar) <bronca/camorra> to look for
    2.
    buscar vi to look

    busca en el cajónlook o have a look in the drawer

    ¿has buscado bien? — have you looked properly?

    el que busca encuentra or busca y encontrarás — seek and ye shall find

    3.
    buscarse v pron
    1) ( intentar encontrar) to look for
    2) < problemas>

    no quiero buscarme complicaciones/problemas — I don't want any trouble

    tú te lo has buscado — you've brought it on yourself, it serves you right

    buscársela(s) — (fam)

    te la estás buscando — you're asking for trouble, you're asking for it (colloq)

    * * *
    = chase, dig out, dig up, find, hunt, investigate, locate, look for, look out, look under, look up, probe for, prowl through, search (for), seek (after), seek out, trace, track, trawl, burrow through, woo, root out, look out for, go for, look (a)round, fish (for), track down, jockey for, search out, line up, check for, forage, perform + search.
    Ex. Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.
    Ex. I would also have dug out information references to which readers can be directed who want to know more about the setting.
    Ex. The list of changed headings is almost literally endless if you have the patience to dig them all up.
    Ex. The command function ' FIND' is used to input a search term.
    Ex. Nonetheless, we would still not wish to hunt through the file in order to change all subdivisions of that heading.
    Ex. Kaiser also investigated the effect of grouping subheadings of a subject.
    Ex. This order suffices for a list whose purpose is to identify and locate documents, whose bibliographic details are already known.
    Ex. A user might start by looking for a map of London, when he really wants a map of Camden.
    Ex. Discovering these tales, looking out printed versions and comparing them with the oral tradition would have introduced us step by step into the rich lode of folklore.
    Ex. In a printed catalogue or index a user is constrained to look under the headings in the catalogue.
    Ex. If so, the call number of the document is looked up and displayed.
    Ex. No one complained about Duff to her, and she decided not to probe for discontents.
    Ex. A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex. This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex. A popular book will always be sought after by public librarians.
    Ex. Her article urges librarians not to buy inferior biographies simply to fill gaps in their collections but to seek out the best of the genre.
    Ex. The author approach remains an important means of tracing a specific document.
    Ex. The index fields are used for tracking annual indexes.
    Ex. The Internet search engines, such as AltaVista and Excite, send out robots or Web crawlers to trawl the Internet and automatically index the files that they find.
    Ex. This article explains how to use gophers to burrow through the Internet.
    Ex. Rumour had it that he was being wooed by Technicomm, Inc.
    Ex. The article has the title ' Rooting out journals on the Net'.
    Ex. Panellists presented the criteria they adopted and features they looked out for when selecting a library automation system.
    Ex. In an exclusive conversation Gates reveals where he goes for information knowledge, insights and ideas.
    Ex. One has only to look around in bookshops to see how many paperbacks on show have film or TV links.
    Ex. The article 'Catfish ain't ugly' reviews the range of Web sites providing information about the catfish in the USA and places to go to fish for catfish.
    Ex. In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.
    Ex. Librarians are not yet very successful in jockeying for position and power in the political world.
    Ex. On any one occasion there will always be children who do not want to borrow or buy, but they are still learning to live with books and how to search out the ones that interest them.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. This was important before computers were invented, when calculations were all done by hand, and also were done repeatedly to check for calculation errors.
    Ex. We both woke up bright and early to forage for food nearby, which was a breeze.
    Ex. When viewing a record, you can also display its references and perform citation searches directly from the reference display.
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    * buscando = in search of.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * buscar amparo = seek + shelter.
    * buscar apoyo = line up + support.
    * buscar a tientas = grope (for/toward).
    * buscar a través de los índices = browse.
    * buscar ayuda = seek + assistance, seek + help.
    * buscar cobijo = seek + shelter.
    * buscar con ahínco = look + hard.
    * buscar detenidamente = look + hard.
    * buscar el apoyo de = woo.
    * buscar el camino = wind + Posesivo + way.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * buscar el origen de = trace + the origin of.
    * buscar el origen de la relación entre = trace + the relationship between.
    * buscar el peligro = court + danger, flirt with + danger.
    * buscar empleo = seek + employment.
    * buscar en = sift through, search through.
    * buscar en Google = google.
    * buscar en las posas entre las rocas de la orilla = rock-pool.
    * buscar en otro sitio = go + elsewhere.
    * buscar entre la basura = scavenge.
    * buscar en varios + Nombre + a la vez = search across + Nombre.
    * buscar información = mine + information, seek + information.
    * buscar interiormente = probe + Reflexivo + for.
    * buscar la controversia = court + controversy.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * buscar la forma de = look for + ways to.
    * buscar la forma de + Infinitivo = develop + way of + Gerundio.
    * buscar la identidad de uno = trace + Posesivo + identity.
    * buscar la manera de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * buscar la noticia = grab at + a headline.
    * buscar la oportunidad = make + an opportunity.
    * buscar la protección de = burrow back into.
    * buscarle cinco pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * buscarle los tres pies al gato = nitpick.
    * buscarle tres pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * buscar los servicios de = engage.
    * buscar material = pursue + material.
    * buscar oro = pan for + gold.
    * buscar placer = seek + pleasure.
    * buscar por autor y título = search by + name-title key.
    * buscar por título = search by + title key.
    * buscar por todas partes = scour + Nombre + for.
    * buscar por todo el mundo = search + the world (over).
    * buscar por todo + Nombre = search across + Nombre.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * buscar razones que expliquen Algo = ascribe + reasons to.
    * buscar refugio = seek + shelter.
    * buscar satisfacción = seek + satisfaction.
    * buscárselo = have it + coming.
    * buscar simultáneamente en varios sitios = cross-search [cross search].
    * buscar solución = seek + solution.
    * buscar trabajo = seek + employment.
    * buscar trabajo en la calle = work + the streets.
    * buscar una forma de hacer Algo = develop + way + to make + Nombre, develop + way + to make + Nombre.
    * buscar una oportunidad = look for + an opportunity.
    * buscar una respuesta = pursue + answer.
    * buscar una solución = contrive + solution.
    * buscar y encontrar = match.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * encargado de buscar a los alumnos que hacen novillos = truant officer.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * estar siempre buscando = be on the lookout for.
    * hallar lo buscado = achieve + match.
    * mandar a buscar = send for.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * peinar en busca de = scour + Nombre + for.
    * que busca el beneficio propio = self-serving.
    * que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * respuesta + buscar = answer + lie.
    * saber buscar con inteligencia = be search-savvy.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <persona/objeto> to look for; <fama/fortuna> to seek; <trabajo/apartamento/solución> to look for, try to find

    la policía lo está buscando — the police are looking for him, he's wanted by the police

    b) (en libro, lista) to look up
    2)
    a) ( recoger) to collect, pick up
    b) ( conseguir y traer) to get

    fue a buscar un médico/un taxi — he went to get a doctor/a taxi

    3)

    ¿qué buscas con eso? — what are you trying to achieve by that?

    buscar + inf — to try to + inf, set out to + inf

    el libro busca destruir ese mitothe book sets out o tries o attempts to explode that myth

    b) ( provocar) <bronca/camorra> to look for
    2.
    buscar vi to look

    busca en el cajónlook o have a look in the drawer

    ¿has buscado bien? — have you looked properly?

    el que busca encuentra or busca y encontrarás — seek and ye shall find

    3.
    buscarse v pron
    1) ( intentar encontrar) to look for
    2) < problemas>

    no quiero buscarme complicaciones/problemas — I don't want any trouble

    tú te lo has buscado — you've brought it on yourself, it serves you right

    buscársela(s) — (fam)

    te la estás buscando — you're asking for trouble, you're asking for it (colloq)

    * * *
    = chase, dig out, dig up, find, hunt, investigate, locate, look for, look out, look under, look up, probe for, prowl through, search (for), seek (after), seek out, trace, track, trawl, burrow through, woo, root out, look out for, go for, look (a)round, fish (for), track down, jockey for, search out, line up, check for, forage, perform + search.

    Ex: Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.

    Ex: I would also have dug out information references to which readers can be directed who want to know more about the setting.
    Ex: The list of changed headings is almost literally endless if you have the patience to dig them all up.
    Ex: The command function ' FIND' is used to input a search term.
    Ex: Nonetheless, we would still not wish to hunt through the file in order to change all subdivisions of that heading.
    Ex: Kaiser also investigated the effect of grouping subheadings of a subject.
    Ex: This order suffices for a list whose purpose is to identify and locate documents, whose bibliographic details are already known.
    Ex: A user might start by looking for a map of London, when he really wants a map of Camden.
    Ex: Discovering these tales, looking out printed versions and comparing them with the oral tradition would have introduced us step by step into the rich lode of folklore.
    Ex: In a printed catalogue or index a user is constrained to look under the headings in the catalogue.
    Ex: If so, the call number of the document is looked up and displayed.
    Ex: No one complained about Duff to her, and she decided not to probe for discontents.
    Ex: A user searching for Smith's 'History as Argument' who was not sure under which subject it would be entered, would have to prowl through a huge number of cards in a card catalog to find the entry under SMITH.
    Ex: This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex: A popular book will always be sought after by public librarians.
    Ex: Her article urges librarians not to buy inferior biographies simply to fill gaps in their collections but to seek out the best of the genre.
    Ex: The author approach remains an important means of tracing a specific document.
    Ex: The index fields are used for tracking annual indexes.
    Ex: The Internet search engines, such as AltaVista and Excite, send out robots or Web crawlers to trawl the Internet and automatically index the files that they find.
    Ex: This article explains how to use gophers to burrow through the Internet.
    Ex: Rumour had it that he was being wooed by Technicomm, Inc.
    Ex: The article has the title ' Rooting out journals on the Net'.
    Ex: Panellists presented the criteria they adopted and features they looked out for when selecting a library automation system.
    Ex: In an exclusive conversation Gates reveals where he goes for information knowledge, insights and ideas.
    Ex: One has only to look around in bookshops to see how many paperbacks on show have film or TV links.
    Ex: The article 'Catfish ain't ugly' reviews the range of Web sites providing information about the catfish in the USA and places to go to fish for catfish.
    Ex: In stepping away from the genre's glamorous robberies and flashy lifestyle, this stealthy, potent movie tracks down the British gangster icon to its inevitable end.
    Ex: Librarians are not yet very successful in jockeying for position and power in the political world.
    Ex: On any one occasion there will always be children who do not want to borrow or buy, but they are still learning to live with books and how to search out the ones that interest them.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: This was important before computers were invented, when calculations were all done by hand, and also were done repeatedly to check for calculation errors.
    Ex: We both woke up bright and early to forage for food nearby, which was a breeze.
    Ex: When viewing a record, you can also display its references and perform citation searches directly from the reference display.
    * buscando = in search of.
    * buscando como loco = in hot pursuit of.
    * buscar amparo = seek + shelter.
    * buscar apoyo = line up + support.
    * buscar a tientas = grope (for/toward).
    * buscar a través de los índices = browse.
    * buscar ayuda = seek + assistance, seek + help.
    * buscar cobijo = seek + shelter.
    * buscar con ahínco = look + hard.
    * buscar detenidamente = look + hard.
    * buscar el apoyo de = woo.
    * buscar el camino = wind + Posesivo + way.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * buscar el origen de = trace + the origin of.
    * buscar el origen de la relación entre = trace + the relationship between.
    * buscar el peligro = court + danger, flirt with + danger.
    * buscar empleo = seek + employment.
    * buscar en = sift through, search through.
    * buscar en Google = google.
    * buscar en las posas entre las rocas de la orilla = rock-pool.
    * buscar en otro sitio = go + elsewhere.
    * buscar entre la basura = scavenge.
    * buscar en varios + Nombre + a la vez = search across + Nombre.
    * buscar información = mine + information, seek + information.
    * buscar interiormente = probe + Reflexivo + for.
    * buscar la controversia = court + controversy.
    * buscar la fama = grab at + a headline.
    * buscar la forma de = look for + ways to.
    * buscar la forma de + Infinitivo = develop + way of + Gerundio.
    * buscar la identidad de uno = trace + Posesivo + identity.
    * buscar la manera de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * buscar la noticia = grab at + a headline.
    * buscar la oportunidad = make + an opportunity.
    * buscar la protección de = burrow back into.
    * buscarle cinco pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * buscarle los tres pies al gato = nitpick.
    * buscarle tres pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * buscar los servicios de = engage.
    * buscar material = pursue + material.
    * buscar oro = pan for + gold.
    * buscar placer = seek + pleasure.
    * buscar por autor y título = search by + name-title key.
    * buscar por título = search by + title key.
    * buscar por todas partes = scour + Nombre + for.
    * buscar por todo el mundo = search + the world (over).
    * buscar por todo + Nombre = search across + Nombre.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * buscar razones que expliquen Algo = ascribe + reasons to.
    * buscar refugio = seek + shelter.
    * buscar satisfacción = seek + satisfaction.
    * buscárselo = have it + coming.
    * buscar simultáneamente en varios sitios = cross-search [cross search].
    * buscar solución = seek + solution.
    * buscar trabajo = seek + employment.
    * buscar trabajo en la calle = work + the streets.
    * buscar una forma de hacer Algo = develop + way + to make + Nombre, develop + way + to make + Nombre.
    * buscar una oportunidad = look for + an opportunity.
    * buscar una respuesta = pursue + answer.
    * buscar una solución = contrive + solution.
    * buscar y encontrar = match.
    * en busca de quimeras = in pursuit of + windmills.
    * encargado de buscar a los alumnos que hacen novillos = truant officer.
    * en el que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * estar siempre buscando = be on the lookout for.
    * hallar lo buscado = achieve + match.
    * mandar a buscar = send for.
    * no buscarle las pulgas al perro = let + sleeping dogs lie.
    * no poderse buscar = be unsearchable.
    * peinar en busca de = scour + Nombre + for.
    * que busca el beneficio propio = self-serving.
    * que se puede buscar = searchable.
    * respuesta + buscar = answer + lie.
    * saber buscar con inteligencia = be search-savvy.

    * * *
    buscar [A2 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona/objeto› to look for; ‹fama/fortuna› to seek; ‹trabajo/apartamento› to look for, try to find; ‹solución› to look for, try to find
    lo he buscado en or por todas partes I've looked o searched for it everywhere
    no trates de buscar excusas don't try to make excuses
    la policía lo está buscando the police are looking for him, he's wanted by the police
    [ S ] se busca wanted
    los hombres como él sólo buscan una cosa men like him are only after one thing ( colloq)
    te buscan en la portería someone is asking for you at reception
    las flores buscan la luz flowers grow towards the light
    la buscaba con la mirada or los ojos he was trying to spot her
    está buscando la oportunidad de vengarse he's looking for a chance to get his own back ( colloq)
    busca una manera más fácil de hacerlo try and find an easier way of doing it
    2 (en un libro, una lista) to look up
    busca el número en la guía look up the number in the directory
    B
    1 (recoger) to collect, pick up
    fuimos a buscarlo al aeropuerto we went to pick him up from o fetch him from o collect him from o meet him at the airport
    vengo a buscar mis cosas I've come to collect o pick up my things
    fue a buscar un médico he went to get a doctor, he fetched a doctor
    salió a buscar un taxi/el pan he went to get a taxi/the bread
    sube a buscarme las tijeras go up and get me o bring me o fetch me the scissors
    C
    1
    (intentar conseguir): una ley que busca la igualdad de (los) sexos a law which aims to achieve sexual equality o equality between the sexes
    ¿qué buscas con eso? what are you trying to achieve by that?
    tiene cuatro hijas y busca el varón ( fam); she has four girls and she's trying for a boy
    buscar + INF to try to + INF, set out to + INF
    el libro busca destruir ese mito the book sets out o tries o attempts to explode that myth
    2 (provocar) ‹bronca/camorra› to look for
    siempre están buscando pelea they're always looking o spoiling for a fight
    me está buscando y me va a encontrar he's looking for trouble and he's going to get it
    ■ buscar
    vi
    to look
    busca en el cajón look o have a look in the drawer
    ¿has buscado bien? have you looked properly?, have you had a proper look?
    ¡busca! ¡busca! (a un perro) fetch!
    A (intentar encontrar) to look for
    debería buscarse a alguien que le cuidara los niños she should look for o find somebody to look after the children
    B ‹complicaciones/problemas›
    no quiero buscarme complicaciones I don't want any trouble
    tú te lo has buscado you've brought it on yourself, it serves you right
    se está buscando problemas she's asking for trouble
    buscársela(s) ( fam): te la estás buscando you're asking for trouble, you're asking for it ( colloq)
    no te quejes, la verdad es que te la buscaste don't complain, the truth is you had it coming to you o you brought it on yourself ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    buscar    
    buscar algo
    buscar ( conjugate buscar) verbo transitivo
    1

    fama/fortuna to seek;

    b) (en libro, lista) to look up;


    2



    (— en tren, a pie) I went to meet him at the airport;
    vengo a buscar mis cosas I've come to collect o pick up my things



    fue a buscar un médico/un taxi he went to get a doctor/a taxi;
    ¿qué buscas con eso? what are you trying to achieve by that?
    verbo intransitivo
    to look;
    busca en el cajón look o have a look in the drawer

    buscarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( intentar encontrar) to look for
    2 problemas to ask for;
    no quiero buscarme complicaciones/problemas I don't want any trouble;

    tú te lo has buscado you've brought it on yourself, it serves you right;
    buscársela(s) (fam): te la estás buscando you're asking for trouble, you're asking for it (colloq)
    buscar verbo transitivo
    1 to look for
    2 (en la enciclopedia, en el diccionario) to look up
    3 (conseguir, traer) to fetch: ve a buscar un poco de agua, go and fetch some water
    4 (recoger cosas) to collect
    (recoger personas) to pick up: fue a buscarme al trabajo, she picked me up from work
    ' buscar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acudir
    - condicionamiento
    - ir
    - mirar
    - sistema
    - tienta
    - aguja
    - andar
    - bronca
    - camorra
    - colocación
    - pelea
    - perro
    - recoger
    - refugio
    - trabajo
    - venir
    English:
    advertise
    - collect
    - dig around
    - down-market
    - expressly
    - fetch
    - fish
    - forage
    - fumble
    - get
    - go for
    - hunt
    - instrumental
    - kerb-crawl
    - look
    - look for
    - look out for
    - look up
    - meet
    - needle
    - pick
    - pick up
    - prospect
    - pursue
    - scout around
    - search
    - search for
    - seek
    - seek after
    - spoil for
    - want
    - afield
    - call
    - collection
    - court
    - dig
    - feel
    - ferry
    - go
    - grope
    - house
    - job
    - nook
    - scout
    - send
    - trouble
    - woo
    * * *
    vt
    1. [para encontrar] to look for, to search for;
    [provecho, beneficio propio, fortuna] to seek;
    busco apartamento en esta zona I am looking for Br a flat o US an apartment in this area;
    estoy buscando trabajo I'm looking for work;
    la policía busca a los terroristas the police are searching o hunting for the terrorists;
    lo busqué, pero no lo encontré I looked o hunted for it, but I couldn't find it;
    ¿me ayudas a buscar las llaves? can you help me to look for the keys?;
    se fue a buscar fortuna a América he went to seek his fortune in America;
    fui a buscar ayuda I went in search of help;
    ¡ve a buscar ayuda, rápido! quick, go for help o go and find help!;
    es como buscar una aguja en un pajar it's like looking for a needle in a haystack;
    CSur Fam
    buscar la vuelta a algo to (try to) find a way of doing sth
    2. [recoger] to pick up;
    vino a buscar sus libros he came to pick up his books;
    voy a buscar el periódico I'm going for the paper o to get the paper;
    ir a buscar a alguien to pick sb up;
    ya iré yo a buscar a los niños al colegio I'll go and pick the children up from school;
    pasará a buscarnos a las nueve she'll pick us up at nine
    3. [en diccionario, índice, horario] to look up;
    buscaré la dirección en mi agenda I'll look up the address in my address book
    4. [intentar conseguir]
    siempre busca quedar bien con todos she always tries to please everybody;
    no sé qué está buscando con esa actitud I don't know what he is hoping to achieve with that attitude;
    con estas medidas buscan reducir la inflación these measures are intended to reduce inflation, with these measures they are seeking to reduce inflation;
    Fam
    ése sólo busca ligar he's only after one thing
    5. Informát to search for
    6. Fam [provocar] to push, to try the patience of;
    no me busques, que me voy a enfadar don't push me o it, I'm about to lose my temper;
    buscar bronca o [m5] camorra to look for trouble
    vi
    to look;
    busqué bien pero no encontré nada I had a thorough search, but didn't find anything;
    buscamos por toda la casa we looked o searched throughout the house, we searched the house from top to bottom
    * * *
    v/t search for, look for;
    ir/venir a buscar fetch;
    se la estaba buscando he was asking for trouble o for it
    * * *
    buscar {72} vt
    1) : to look for, to seek
    2) : to pick up, to collect
    3) : to provoke
    buscar vi
    : to look, to search
    buscó en los bolsillos: he searched through his pockets
    * * *
    buscar vb
    1. (tratar de encontrar) to look for
    2. (consultar) to look up
    3. (recoger) to pick up / to meet [pt. & pp. met]
    4. (traer) to fetch / to get
    "Se busca" "Wanted"

    Spanish-English dictionary > buscar

  • 20 ciencia

    f.
    1 science.
    a ciencia cierta for certain
    no se conoce a ciencia cierta el número de víctimas the number of victims isn't known for certain
    ciencias naturales natural sciences
    ciencias ocultas occultism
    ciencias políticas political science
    ciencias sociales social sciences
    2 learning, knowledge.
    * * *
    1 (disciplina) science
    2 (saber) knowledge, learning
    \
    saber algo a ciencia cierta figurado to know something for certain
    ser un pozo de ciencia to be a well of knowledge
    ciencia ficción science fiction
    ciencia infusa intuition
    ciencias empresariales business studies
    ciencias exactas mathematics sing
    ciencias naturales natural sciences
    ciencias ocultas the occult sing
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=conocimiento) science

    no tener mucha ciencia —

    ciencia infusa, lo sabe por ciencia infusa — iró he has God-given intelligence

    2) (=doctrina) science, sciences pl

    ciencias sociales — social science, social sciences pl

    3) pl ciencias (Educ) science sing, sciences
    * * *
    a) ( rama del saber) science; (saber, conocimiento) knowledge, learning

    a ciencia cierta — for sure, for certain

    b) ciencias femenino plural (Educ) science
    * * *
    = scholarship, science.
    Ex. The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.
    Ex. Thus we all agree that one component of a building is a roof (and not vice versa!), and that chemistry is a branch of science.
    ----
    * academia de las ciencias = academy of sciences.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * alfabetización en ciencias de la salud = health literacy.
    * árbol de la ciencia, el = tree of knowledge, the.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * bibliotecario de ciencias de la salud = health librarian.
    * bibliotecario de las ciencias de la salud = health sciences librarian.
    * centro de las ciencias = science centre.
    * ciencia aplicada = applied science.
    * Ciencia Cristiana, la = Christian Science.
    * ciencia de la comunicación = communication science.
    * ciencia de las zonas polares = polar science.
    * ciencia del conocimiento = cognitive science.
    * ciencia del libro = bookmanship.
    * ciencia de los alimentos = food science.
    * ciencia del suelo = soil science.
    * ciencia experimental = hard sciences, the.
    * ciencia ficción = science fiction, sci-fi.
    * ciencia forense = forensic science.
    * ciencia médica = medical science.
    * ciencia militar = military science.
    * ciencia mundial = world science.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * ciencias biológicas = biological sciences.
    * ciencias biomédicas = biomedical sciences.
    * ciencias de la atmósfera = atmospheric sciences.
    * ciencias de la computación = computer science, computational science.
    * ciencias de la computación y tecnología informática = computer science and technology.
    * ciencias de la construcción = building sciences.
    * ciencias de la documentación = information science, library science.
    * ciencias de la educación = educational science.
    * ciencias de la navegación = nautical science.
    * ciencias de la salud = health sciences.
    * ciencias de las plantas = plant science(s).
    * ciencias de la tierra = geosciences.
    * ciencias de la tierra, las = earth sciences, the.
    * ciencias de la vida = biosciences.
    * ciencias de la vida, las = life sciences, the.
    * ciencias del comportamiento = behavioural sciences.
    * ciencias del espacio, las = space science(s), the.
    * ciencias del mar = aquatic sciences.
    * ciencias del mar, las = ocean sciences, the.
    * ciencias de los materiales = materials sciences.
    * ciencias domésticas = domestic science.
    * ciencias duras, las = hard sciences, the.
    * ciencias exactas, las = exact sciences, the, hard sciences, the.
    * ciencias físicas = physical science.
    * ciencias forestales = forestry.
    * ciencias históricas = historical sciences.
    * ciencias humanas = human science.
    * ciencias naturales = natural sciences.
    * ciencias navales = ship science.
    * ciencias planetarias, las = planetary sciences, the.
    * ciencias políticas = political science.
    * ciencias puras = pure sciences.
    * ciencias sobre la vida en el espacio = space life sciences.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the, social studies.
    * ciencia virtual = e-science.
    * ciencia y tecnología = sci-tech [scitech o sci/tech].
    * Ciencia y Tecnología (C + T) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * ciencia y tecnología de los alimentos = food science and technology.
    * ciencia y tecnología de los materiales = materials science and technology.
    * científico de las ciencias de la tierra = geoscientist.
    * conocer a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
    * delegación de educación y ciencia = local education authority (LEA).
    * enseñanza de las ciencias = science education.
    * especialista en ciencias de la tierra = earth scientist.
    * estudiante de ciencias de la educación = education student, student teacher.
    * facultad de ciencias de la educación = teachers college, teacher training college.
    * filosofía de la ciencia = philosophy of science.
    * Fundación Nacional para las Ciencias (NSF) = National Science Foundation (NSF).
    * humanidades y ciencias sociales = arts and social sciences.
    * Indice de Citas de Ciencia (SCI) = Science Citation Index (SCI).
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * investigación en ciencias de la documentación = information science research.
    * Licenciatura de Ciencias = M.Sc. (Master of Science).
    * Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia = Department of Education and Science.
    * mundo de la ciencia, el = world of science, the, scientific world, the.
    * museo de ciencias naturales = natural science museum.
    * museo de las ciencias = science museum.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * novela de ciencia ficción = science fiction novel.
    * relacionado con las ciencias = science-related.
    * revista de ciencia y tecnología = science and technology journal.
    * saber a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
    * saber a ciencia cierta que = know + for a fact that.
    * ser una ciencia exacta = be an exact science.
    * sistema de la ciencia, el = system of science, the.
    * tecnología de la información para ciencias de la salud = health informatics.
    * * *
    a) ( rama del saber) science; (saber, conocimiento) knowledge, learning

    a ciencia cierta — for sure, for certain

    b) ciencias femenino plural (Educ) science
    * * *
    = scholarship, science.

    Ex: The most important of the functions of librarians is the collection, preservation and affording access to the materials of scholarship.

    Ex: Thus we all agree that one component of a building is a roof (and not vice versa!), and that chemistry is a branch of science.
    * academia de las ciencias = academy of sciences.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * alfabetización en ciencias de la salud = health literacy.
    * árbol de la ciencia, el = tree of knowledge, the.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * bibliotecario de ciencias de la salud = health librarian.
    * bibliotecario de las ciencias de la salud = health sciences librarian.
    * centro de las ciencias = science centre.
    * ciencia aplicada = applied science.
    * Ciencia Cristiana, la = Christian Science.
    * ciencia de la comunicación = communication science.
    * ciencia de las zonas polares = polar science.
    * ciencia del conocimiento = cognitive science.
    * ciencia del libro = bookmanship.
    * ciencia de los alimentos = food science.
    * ciencia del suelo = soil science.
    * ciencia experimental = hard sciences, the.
    * ciencia ficción = science fiction, sci-fi.
    * ciencia forense = forensic science.
    * ciencia médica = medical science.
    * ciencia militar = military science.
    * ciencia mundial = world science.
    * ciencias = science and technology.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * ciencias biológicas = biological sciences.
    * ciencias biomédicas = biomedical sciences.
    * ciencias de la atmósfera = atmospheric sciences.
    * ciencias de la computación = computer science, computational science.
    * ciencias de la computación y tecnología informática = computer science and technology.
    * ciencias de la construcción = building sciences.
    * ciencias de la documentación = information science, library science.
    * ciencias de la educación = educational science.
    * ciencias de la navegación = nautical science.
    * ciencias de la salud = health sciences.
    * ciencias de las plantas = plant science(s).
    * ciencias de la tierra = geosciences.
    * ciencias de la tierra, las = earth sciences, the.
    * ciencias de la vida = biosciences.
    * ciencias de la vida, las = life sciences, the.
    * ciencias del comportamiento = behavioural sciences.
    * ciencias del espacio, las = space science(s), the.
    * ciencias del mar = aquatic sciences.
    * ciencias del mar, las = ocean sciences, the.
    * ciencias de los materiales = materials sciences.
    * ciencias domésticas = domestic science.
    * ciencias duras, las = hard sciences, the.
    * ciencias exactas, las = exact sciences, the, hard sciences, the.
    * ciencias físicas = physical science.
    * ciencias forestales = forestry.
    * ciencias históricas = historical sciences.
    * ciencias humanas = human science.
    * ciencias naturales = natural sciences.
    * ciencias navales = ship science.
    * ciencias planetarias, las = planetary sciences, the.
    * ciencias políticas = political science.
    * ciencias puras = pure sciences.
    * ciencias sobre la vida en el espacio = space life sciences.
    * ciencias sociales = social sciences, soft sciences, the, social studies.
    * ciencia virtual = e-science.
    * ciencia y tecnología = sci-tech [scitech o sci/tech].
    * Ciencia y Tecnología (C + T) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * ciencia y tecnología de los alimentos = food science and technology.
    * ciencia y tecnología de los materiales = materials science and technology.
    * científico de las ciencias de la tierra = geoscientist.
    * conocer a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
    * delegación de educación y ciencia = local education authority (LEA).
    * enseñanza de las ciencias = science education.
    * especialista en ciencias de la tierra = earth scientist.
    * estudiante de ciencias de la educación = education student, student teacher.
    * facultad de ciencias de la educación = teachers college, teacher training college.
    * filosofía de la ciencia = philosophy of science.
    * Fundación Nacional para las Ciencias (NSF) = National Science Foundation (NSF).
    * humanidades y ciencias sociales = arts and social sciences.
    * Indice de Citas de Ciencia (SCI) = Science Citation Index (SCI).
    * Indice de Citas de las Ciencias Sociales (SSCI) = Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).
    * investigación en ciencias de la documentación = information science research.
    * Licenciatura de Ciencias = M.Sc. (Master of Science).
    * Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia = Department of Education and Science.
    * mundo de la ciencia, el = world of science, the, scientific world, the.
    * museo de ciencias naturales = natural science museum.
    * museo de las ciencias = science museum.
    * no es una ciencia exacta = not (exactly) rocket science.
    * novela de ciencia ficción = science fiction novel.
    * relacionado con las ciencias = science-related.
    * revista de ciencia y tecnología = science and technology journal.
    * saber a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
    * saber a ciencia cierta que = know + for a fact that.
    * ser una ciencia exacta = be an exact science.
    * sistema de la ciencia, el = system of science, the.
    * tecnología de la información para ciencias de la salud = health informatics.

    * * *
    1 (rama del saber) science; (saber, conocimiento) knowledge, learning
    los adelantos de la ciencia scientific advances, the advances of science
    a ciencia cierta for sure, for certain
    no tiene ninguna ciencia there's nothing difficult o complicated about it
    2 ciencias fpl ( Educ) science
    Compuestos:
    soil science
    space science
    science fiction
    tiene la ciencia infusa ( iró); he has God-given intelligence ( iro)
    fpl Education
    fpl Media Studies
    fpl Business Studies
    fpl exact sciences
    fpl natural science(s)
    fpl occultism
    fpl Political Science, Politics
    * * *

     

    ciencia sustantivo femenino

    (saber, conocimiento) knowledge, learning;

    a ciencia cierta for sure, for certain
    b)

    ciencias sustantivo femenino plural (Educ) science;

    Cciencias Empresariales/de la Información Business/Media Studies;
    Cciencias Políticas/de la Educación Politics/Education
    ciencia sustantivo femenino
    1 science
    2 frml (conocimiento) knowledge: descorchar un botella no tiene mucha ciencia, there is no mystery about uncorking a bottle
    3 ciencia ficción, science fiction
    irón ciencia infusa, divine inspiration
    ciencias ocultas, the occult sing
    ♦ Locuciones: a ciencia cierta, for certain: lo sé a ciencia cierta, I'm absolutely sure o I know it for certain
    ' ciencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    divulgación
    - estadística
    - interés
    - jurisprudencia
    - mecánica
    - óptica
    - ortopedia
    - padre
    - ramo
    - reino
    - toponimia
    - acústica
    - adelanto
    - aeronáutica
    - avanzar
    - contabilidad
    - dedicar
    - economía
    - evolucionar
    - ramificarse
    - triunfo
    - veterinaria
    English:
    advancement
    - area
    - branch
    - certain
    - data processing
    - economics
    - electronic
    - forestry
    - medicine
    - sci-fi
    - science
    - science fiction
    - statistics
    - surgery
    - social
    - wishful thinking
    * * *
    nf
    1. [método, estudio] science;
    la ciencia ya no puede hacer nada para salvar al enfermo science is unable to do anything more to help the patient;
    la astronomía es la ciencia que estudia los cuerpos celestes astronomy is the science in which heavenly bodies are studied
    ciencias aplicadas applied sciences;
    ciencias biológicas life sciences;
    ciencia del conocimiento cognitive science;
    ciencias económicas economics [singular];
    ciencias empresariales business studies;
    ciencias exactas mathematics [singular];
    ciencia ficción science fiction;
    ciencias físicas physical sciences;
    ciencias naturales natural sciences;
    ciencias ocultas occultism;
    ciencias políticas political science;
    ciencias de la salud medical sciences;
    ciencias sociales social sciences;
    ciencias de la Tierra earth sciences
    2. [sabiduría] learning, knowledge;
    Fam
    tener poca ciencia to be straightforward;
    la cocina tiene poca ciencia, pero requiere mucho sentido común cooking doesn't require a lot of skill, but you do need to use common sense;
    Hum
    por ciencia infusa through divine inspiration
    3. Educ
    ciencias science;
    soy de ciencias I studied science
    ciencias mixtas = secondary school course comprising mainly science subjects but including some arts subjects;
    ciencias puras = secondary school course comprising science subjects only
    a ciencia cierta loc adv
    for certain;
    no se conoce a ciencia cierta el número de víctimas the number of victims isn't known for certain
    * * *
    f
    1 science;
    a ciencia cierta for certain, for sure;
    ser un pozo de ciencia fam be a fount of knowledge
    2
    :
    ciencias pl EDU science sg ;
    ciencias (naturales) natural sciences
    * * *
    1) : science
    2) : learning, knowledge
    3)
    a ciencia cierta : for a fact, for certain
    * * *
    ciencia n science

    Spanish-English dictionary > ciencia

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