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  • 1 letra

    f.
    1 letter.
    2 handwriting.
    no entiendo su letra I can't read his writing o handwriting
    3 type, typeface.
    letra cursiva italic type, italics
    escriba en letra de imprenta please write in block capitals
    letra itálica italic type, italics
    letra negrita bold (face)
    4 lyrics.
    5 literal meaning.
    seguir instrucciones al pie de la letra to follow instructions to the letter
    6 bank bill, bill of exchange, letter.
    7 hand, script.
    * * *
    2 (de imprenta) character
    3 (escritura) handwriting
    4 (de canción) lyrics plural, words plural
    5 (de cambio) bill of exchange
    1 EDUCACIÓN arts (literatura) letters
    \
    a la letra to the letter
    al pie de la letra to the letter
    aprender las primeras letras to learn to read and write
    con la letra clara clearly, neatly
    la letra con sangre entra spare the rod and spoil the child
    letra por letra word for word
    ponerle a alguien unas letras to write to somebody, drop a line to somebody
    letra de cambio bill of exchange, draft
    letra de imprenta block capitals plural
    letra del tesoro treasury bond
    letra gótica Gothic script
    letra mayúscula capital letter
    letra menuda small print
    letra pequeña small print
    letra minúscula small letter
    * * *
    noun f.
    3) type
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Tip) letter

    letra bastardilla, letra cursiva — italics pl, italic type (EEUU)

    letra de imprenta, letra de molde — print

    escriba su nombre en letras de imprenta o de molde — please print your name in block letters

    letra negrilla, letra negrita — bold type, heavy type

    letra redonda — roman, roman type (EEUU)

    2) (=escritura) handwriting, writing
    3) (=sentido literal) letter, literal meaning

    atarse a la letrafrm to stick to the literal meaning

    pie 4)
    4) (Com) (=pago) instalment, installment (EEUU)

    letra bancaria — banker's draft, bank draft

    letra de cambio — bill (of exchange), draft

    5) [de canción] words pl, lyrics pl
    6) pl letras (=cultura) letters, learning sing

    primeras letras — elementary education, the three Rs

    7) pl letras (Escol, Univ) (=humanidades) arts
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Impr, Ling) letter

    la letra con sangre entra — spare the rod, spoil the child

    b) ( caligrafía) writing, handwriting
    c) letras femenino plural ( carta breve)

    sólo unas letras para decirte que... — just a few lines to let you know that...

    2) ( sentido)
    3) (Mús) ( de canción) words (pl), lyrics (pl)
    4) (Fin) tb

    letra de cambio — bill of exchange, draft

    5) letras femenino plural (Educ) arts (pl), liberal arts (pl) (AmE)

    licenciado en Filosofía y Letras — ≈arts graduate

    * * *
    = character, letter, script, sorts, sort, letter-form.
    Ex. A fixed length field is a field which has the same length, that is, contains the same number of characters in each record.
    Ex. There are only two sets of symbols whose orders are reasonably universally recognised: the letters of the Roman alphabet (either small or capitals), and Arabic numerals.
    Ex. Schoolchildren, students, and other whose native language is written in a non-Roman script may find alphabetical order according to Roman characters an almost insurmountable hurdle in the use of catalogues and indexes.
    Ex. Italic founts, which lacked small capitals, generally had about the same total number of sorts as roman because of the addition of extra ligatures and decorated (or 'swash') capitals.
    Ex. Italic founts, which lacked small capitals, generally had about the same total number of sorts as roman.
    Ex. They were used for elaborate illustrations, stylized ornaments, initial letters, and for words in large or complex letter-forms that were not available as type = Se utilizaban para ilusraciones compicadas, adornos estilizados, letras iniciales y para letras grandes o complejas que no se podían conseguir en tipos.
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    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * de dos letras = two-letter.
    * de puño y letra = in black and white, in handwriting.
    * dominado por la letra impresa = print-dominated.
    * filosofía y letras = arts and humanities, the, arts and letters.
    * hombre de letras = man of letters.
    * imprimir en letra realzada = print in + double density.
    * juego de letras = letter set.
    * la clave está en la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * las triquiñuelas de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * letra adornada = swash letter.
    * letra a letra = letter-perfect.
    * letra bastarda = bastarda.
    * letra bastardilla = italics.
    * letra contraccional = contraction.
    * letra cursiva = italics.
    * letra cuya impresión en papel no está completa = broken letter.
    * letra de cambio = bill of exchange.
    * letra de canción = song lyrics.
    * letra de imprenta = block capital, block letter.
    * letra del alfabeto = alphabet letter, alphabetic letter.
    * letra de la música = music lyrics.
    * letra del Tesoro = Treasury bill.
    * letra de madera = wood letter.
    * letra de molde = block capital, block letter.
    * letra desbordante = kerned letter.
    * letra de signatura = signature-letter.
    * letra egipcia = slab serif.
    * letra gótica = gothic type, black letter.
    * letra inicial decorada = decorated capital, swash capital.
    * letra itálica = italic fount, italic type.
    * letra, la = lyrics, the.
    * letra ligada = diagraph.
    * letra mayúscula = capital letter, upper case letter, block capital, block letter.
    * letra mecana = slab serif.
    * letra minúscula = lower case letter, small, small letter.
    * letra moderna = modern face.
    * letra negrita = bold print, bold type, bold letters.
    * letra normal = light type, light face type.
    * letra pequeñita, la = fine detail(s), fine points, the.
    * letra por letra = literatim.
    * letra romana = roman, roman type.
    * letra romana aldina = Aldine roman.
    * letra romana cursiva = sloped roman.
    * letra romana de Caslon = Caslon roman.
    * letra rota o a medio imprimir = broken letter.
    * letras adornadas = swash sorts.
    * letra saliente = kerned letter.
    * letras conjuntas = tied letters.
    * letras, las = arts, the.
    * letra versalita = small capital.
    * los detalles de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * los pormenores de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * método de ordenación letra a letra = letter by letter method, all-through method.
    * mundo de la letra impresa, el = print world, the.
    * mundo de las letras, el = world of letters, the.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * ordenación alfabética letra a letra = letter by letter alphabetisation.
    * ordenación letra a letra = letter-by-letter filing, all through filing, letter by letter arrangement, all through arrangement.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * remate de una letra = serif.
    * revoltijo de letras = jumbled letters.
    * seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
    * seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
    * sopa de letras = alphabet soup.
    * tamaño de letra = font size.
    * texto con letras grandes = large print.
    * tipo de letra = type face [typeface], typing, type font [typefont], fount, type specimen [type-specimen], fount of type.
    * uso de la letra cursiva = italicisation [italicization, -USA].
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Impr, Ling) letter

    la letra con sangre entra — spare the rod, spoil the child

    b) ( caligrafía) writing, handwriting
    c) letras femenino plural ( carta breve)

    sólo unas letras para decirte que... — just a few lines to let you know that...

    2) ( sentido)
    3) (Mús) ( de canción) words (pl), lyrics (pl)
    4) (Fin) tb

    letra de cambio — bill of exchange, draft

    5) letras femenino plural (Educ) arts (pl), liberal arts (pl) (AmE)

    licenciado en Filosofía y Letras — ≈arts graduate

    * * *
    la letra
    = lyrics, the

    Ex: The database contains 12 of the most requested songs and screens the lyrics in time with the music = La base de datos contiene 12 de las canciones más solicitadas y muestra en pantalla las letras junto con la música.

    = character, letter, script, sorts, sort, letter-form.

    Ex: A fixed length field is a field which has the same length, that is, contains the same number of characters in each record.

    Ex: There are only two sets of symbols whose orders are reasonably universally recognised: the letters of the Roman alphabet (either small or capitals), and Arabic numerals.
    Ex: Schoolchildren, students, and other whose native language is written in a non-Roman script may find alphabetical order according to Roman characters an almost insurmountable hurdle in the use of catalogues and indexes.
    Ex: Italic founts, which lacked small capitals, generally had about the same total number of sorts as roman because of the addition of extra ligatures and decorated (or 'swash') capitals.
    Ex: Italic founts, which lacked small capitals, generally had about the same total number of sorts as roman.
    Ex: They were used for elaborate illustrations, stylized ornaments, initial letters, and for words in large or complex letter-forms that were not available as type = Se utilizaban para ilusraciones compicadas, adornos estilizados, letras iniciales y para letras grandes o complejas que no se podían conseguir en tipos.
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * de dos letras = two-letter.
    * de puño y letra = in black and white, in handwriting.
    * dominado por la letra impresa = print-dominated.
    * filosofía y letras = arts and humanities, the, arts and letters.
    * hombre de letras = man of letters.
    * imprimir en letra realzada = print in + double density.
    * juego de letras = letter set.
    * la clave está en la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * las triquiñuelas de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * letra adornada = swash letter.
    * letra a letra = letter-perfect.
    * letra bastarda = bastarda.
    * letra bastardilla = italics.
    * letra contraccional = contraction.
    * letra cursiva = italics.
    * letra cuya impresión en papel no está completa = broken letter.
    * letra de cambio = bill of exchange.
    * letra de canción = song lyrics.
    * letra de imprenta = block capital, block letter.
    * letra del alfabeto = alphabet letter, alphabetic letter.
    * letra de la música = music lyrics.
    * letra del Tesoro = Treasury bill.
    * letra de madera = wood letter.
    * letra de molde = block capital, block letter.
    * letra desbordante = kerned letter.
    * letra de signatura = signature-letter.
    * letra egipcia = slab serif.
    * letra gótica = gothic type, black letter.
    * letra inicial decorada = decorated capital, swash capital.
    * letra itálica = italic fount, italic type.
    * letra, la = lyrics, the.
    * letra ligada = diagraph.
    * letra mayúscula = capital letter, upper case letter, block capital, block letter.
    * letra mecana = slab serif.
    * letra minúscula = lower case letter, small, small letter.
    * letra moderna = modern face.
    * letra negrita = bold print, bold type, bold letters.
    * letra normal = light type, light face type.
    * letra pequeñita, la = fine detail(s), fine points, the.
    * letra por letra = literatim.
    * letra romana = roman, roman type.
    * letra romana aldina = Aldine roman.
    * letra romana cursiva = sloped roman.
    * letra romana de Caslon = Caslon roman.
    * letra rota o a medio imprimir = broken letter.
    * letras adornadas = swash sorts.
    * letra saliente = kerned letter.
    * letras conjuntas = tied letters.
    * letras, las = arts, the.
    * letra versalita = small capital.
    * los detalles de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * los pormenores de la letra pequeña = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * método de ordenación letra a letra = letter by letter method, all-through method.
    * mundo de la letra impresa, el = print world, the.
    * mundo de las letras, el = world of letters, the.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * ordenación alfabética letra a letra = letter by letter alphabetisation.
    * ordenación letra a letra = letter-by-letter filing, all through filing, letter by letter arrangement, all through arrangement.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * remate de una letra = serif.
    * revoltijo de letras = jumbled letters.
    * seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
    * seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
    * sopa de letras = alphabet soup.
    * tamaño de letra = font size.
    * texto con letras grandes = large print.
    * tipo de letra = type face [typeface], typing, type font [typefont], fount, type specimen [type-specimen], fount of type.
    * uso de la letra cursiva = italicisation [italicization, -USA].

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Impr, Ling) letter
    aprender/saber las primeras letras to learn/know how to read and write
    la letra con sangre entra spare the rod, spoil the child
    2 (caligrafía) writing, handwriting
    tienes una letra muy clara your writing o handwriting is very clear
    no entiendo tu letra I can't read your writing o handwriting
    despacito y buena letra slowly and carefully
    (carta breve): sólo cuatro or unas letras para decirte que … just a note o just a few lines to let you know that …
    Compuestos:
    letra bastardilla or cursiva
    italic script, italics (pl)
    ( RPl) small print
    letra de molde or imprenta
    print
    escriba el nombre completo en letra de molde or imprenta please print your full name
    double letter
    Gothic script
    italic script, italics (pl)
    capital letter, uppercase letter
    con or en letras mayúsculas in capital letters, in upper case ( tech)
    lowercase letter, small letter
    con or en letras minúsculas in small letters, in lower case ( tech)
    dead letter
    letra negrita or negrilla
    boldface, bold type
    small print
    roman type
    B
    (sentido): la letra de la ley the letter of the law
    ateniéndonos a la letra, el texto dice que … if we read it absolutely literally, the text appears to say that …
    C ( Mús) (de canción) words (pl), lyrics (pl)
    D ( Fin) tb
    letra de cambio bill of exchange, draft
    aceptar/girar una letra to accept/present a bill of exchange o a draft
    devolver/protestar una letra to dishonor/protest a bill of exchange o a draft
    me quedan tres letras por pagar ≈ I still have three installments to pay o three payments to make
    E letras fpl ( Educ) arts (pl)
    * * *

     

    letra sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (Impr, Ling) letter;

    letra bastardilla or cursiva italic script, italics (pl);

    letra negrita boldface, bold type;
    letra pequeña or (AmS) chica small print


    c)

    letras sustantivo femenino plural ( carta breve): solo unas letras para decirte que … just a few lines to let you know that …

    2 (Mús) ( de canción) words (pl), lyrics (pl)
    3 (Fin) tb

    me quedan tres letras por pagar I still have three payments to make
    4
    letras sustantivo femenino plural (Educ) arts (pl), liberal arts (pl) (AmE)

    letra sustantivo femenino
    1 letter
    letra de molde, print letter
    letra pequeña, small print
    2 (manera de escribir) (hand) writing: me gusta tu letra, I like your writing
    3 Mús lyrics pl: no se sabe la letra, he hasn't learnt the words
    4 Fin letra (de cambio), bill of exchange
    (de un pago aplazado) instalment: aún nos quedan varias letras por pagar, we've still got a few instalments left to pay
    5 Univ mi hermana es de Letras, my sister is studing Arts o my sister did an Arts degree
    ♦ Locuciones: al pie de la letra, literally: sigue mis instrucciones al pie de la letra, follow my instructions precisely
    ser letra muerta, to be a dead letter
    ' letra' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - B
    - C
    - cursiva
    - D
    - desojarse
    - E
    - ese
    - F
    - G
    - girar
    - H
    - I
    - J
    - K
    - L
    - M
    - minúscula
    - minúsculo
    - muda
    - mudo
    - N
    - Ñ
    - O
    - P
    - pie
    - puño
    - Q
    - R
    - S
    - T
    - tilde
    - tipo
    - trazo
    - U
    - V
    - vencer
    - vencida
    - vencido
    - vencimiento
    - W
    - X
    - Y
    - Z
    - comer
    - delta
    - descontar
    - descuento
    - desigual
    - devolver
    English:
    A
    - B
    - book
    - C
    - capital
    - carve
    - close
    - cramped
    - cursive
    - D
    - draft
    - E
    - F
    - feminine
    - G
    - H
    - handwriting
    - I
    - initial
    - italicize
    - J
    - K
    - L
    - lest
    - letter
    - lower case
    - lyric
    - M
    - manage
    - masculine
    - N
    - neat
    - O
    - P
    - print
    - q
    - R
    - read
    - S
    - salt
    - silent
    - small print
    - T
    - typeface
    - U
    - unintelligible
    - upper case
    - V
    - W
    - word
    * * *
    letra nf
    1. [signo] letter
    letra doble double letter
    2. [escritura, caligrafía] handwriting;
    escribe la carta con buena letra write the letter in neat handwriting;
    no entiendo su letra I can't read her writing o handwriting;
    mandar cuatro letras a alguien to drop sb a line;
    la letra con sangre entra spare the rod and spoil the child
    Am letra chica small print;
    letra pequeña small print
    3. [en imprenta] type, typeface
    letra bastardilla italic type, italics;
    letra capitular drop cap;
    letra cursiva italic type, italics;
    letra de imprenta [impresa] print;
    [en formulario] block capitals;
    escriba en letra de imprenta please write in block capitals;
    letra itálica italic type, italics;
    letra mayúscula capital letter, Espec upper-case letter;
    en letra(s) mayúscula(s) in capitals o capital letters, Espec in upper case;
    letra minúscula small letter, Espec lower-case letter;
    en letra(s) minúscula(s) in small letters, Espec in lower case;
    letra de molde [impresa] print;
    [en formulario] block capitals;
    letra muerta dead letter;
    letra negrita bold (face);
    letra redonda roman type;
    letra redondilla roman type;
    letra versalita small capital
    4. [texto de canción] lyrics
    5. Com
    letra (de cambio) bill of exchange;
    girar una letra to draw a bill of exchange;
    protestar una letra to protest a bill
    letra avalada guaranteed bill of exchange;
    letra del Tesoro treasury bill
    6. [sentido] literal meaning;
    nos atuvimos a la letra del contrato we abided by the contract word for word;
    seguir instrucciones al pie de la letra to follow instructions to the letter
    7. Educ
    letras arts;
    soy de letras I studied arts;
    una asignatura de letras an arts subject
    letras mixtas = secondary school course comprising mainly arts subjects but including some science subjects;
    letras puras = secondary school course comprising arts subjects only
    * * *
    f
    1 letter;
    menuda fig the fine print, Br
    the small print;
    al pie de la letra word for word
    2 de canción lyrics pl
    3
    :
    letras pl ( literatura) literature sg ; EDU arts
    4
    :
    tener buena/mala letra have good/bad handwriting
    * * *
    letra nf
    1) : letter
    2) caligrafía: handwriting, lettering
    3) : lyrics pl
    4)
    al pie de la letra : word for word, by the book
    5) letras nfpl
    : arts (in education)
    * * *
    1. (signo) letter
    la palabra "mosca" tiene cinco letras the word "mosca" has five letters
    2. (manera de escribir) handwriting
    3. (de canción) lyrics / words
    ¿entiendes la letra? do you understand the words?

    Spanish-English dictionary > letra

  • 2 ordenación alfabética letra a letra

    Ex. Alphabetization in the thesaurus is letter by letter, so that 'Lawrencium' precedes 'Law reports'.
    * * *

    Ex: Alphabetization in the thesaurus is letter by letter, so that 'Lawrencium' precedes 'Law reports'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ordenación alfabética letra a letra

  • 3 ordenación1

    1 = arrangement, filing, filing order, ordering, sorting, structuring.
    Ex. The scheme is intended to provide a systematic approach to the arrangement of books on shelves.
    Ex. The schedule allows the filing of photographs under headings that designate photographic processes or apparatus.
    Ex. For classified catalogues, or shelf arrangement of non-fiction according to a classification scheme, it is necessary to establish a filing order for the symbols used in the notation of a classification scheme.
    Ex. If notation is to offer a self-evident ordering it is important that the symbols that are used for the notation have a self-evident order in themselves.
    Ex. Storage medium and associated equipment (for example, sorting and punching devices, cards, magnetic tape) tends to be cheaper than the term record index equivalent.
    Ex. There are also suggestions for rules for structuring corporate body names.
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    * algoritmo de ordenación por pertinencia = ranking algorithm.
    * auxiliar dedicado a la ordenación de fichas = filing clerk.
    * comité de ordenación académica = course committee.
    * lugar en la ordenación = filing position.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * método de ordenación letra a letra = letter by letter method, all-through method.
    * método de ordenación palabra por palabra = word by word method, nothing before something method.
    * Norma Británica 1749: Recomendaciones para la ordenación alfabética y el ord = BS (British Standard) 1749: Recommendations for alphabetical arrangement and the filing order of numerals and symbols.
    * ordenación académica = academic affairs.
    * ordenación alfabética = alphabetical arrangement, alphabetic arrangement, alphabetical ordering.
    * ordenación alfabética letra a letra = letter by letter alphabetisation.
    * ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra = word by word alphabetisation.
    * ordenación automática = computer filing.
    * ordenación de burbujas = bubble sort.
    * ordenación de fichas = filing.
    * ordenación en archivos = vertical filing.
    * ordenación en los estantes = lateral filing.
    * ordenación física = physical arrangement.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * ordenación letra a letra = letter-by-letter filing, all through filing, letter by letter arrangement, all through arrangement.
    * ordenación palabra por palabra = word-by-word filing, nothing before something arrangement, word by word arrangement.
    * ordenación paralela = parallel arrangement.
    * ordenación por materias = subject arrangement.
    * ordenación por número curren = accession order, arrangement by accession number.
    * ordenación por ordenador = computer filing.
    * ordenación por pertinencia = relevance ranking.
    * ordenación por títulos = title-based arrangement.
    * ordenación sistemática = systematic arrangement, classified sequence.
    * ordenación sistemática alfabética = alphabetico-classed arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica = shelf arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica de los documentos = document arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica según los intereses del lector = reader interest arrangement.
    * plan de ordenación urbana = town planning.
    * reglas de ordenación = filing rules.
    * secuencia de ordenación = filing sequence.
    * Sistema General de Ordenación (SGO) = Broad System of Ordering (BSO).
    * valor de ordenación = filing value.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ordenación1

  • 4 ordenación

    f.
    1 sorting, ordering, arranging.
    2 order, arrangement, array, distribution.
    3 ordinance.
    * * *
    1 (disposición) arrangement, organizing
    2 RELIGIÓN ordination
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=colocación) [estado] order, arrangement; [acción] ordering, arranging

    ordenación del territorio, ordenación territorial — town and country planning

    2) (Rel) ordination
    * * *
    1) ( de sacerdote) ordination, ordainment
    2) ( organización) organization, regulation; (Arquit) distribution
    * * *
    1) ( de sacerdote) ordination, ordainment
    2) ( organización) organization, regulation; (Arquit) distribution
    * * *
    ordenación1
    1 = arrangement, filing, filing order, ordering, sorting, structuring.

    Ex: The scheme is intended to provide a systematic approach to the arrangement of books on shelves.

    Ex: The schedule allows the filing of photographs under headings that designate photographic processes or apparatus.
    Ex: For classified catalogues, or shelf arrangement of non-fiction according to a classification scheme, it is necessary to establish a filing order for the symbols used in the notation of a classification scheme.
    Ex: If notation is to offer a self-evident ordering it is important that the symbols that are used for the notation have a self-evident order in themselves.
    Ex: Storage medium and associated equipment (for example, sorting and punching devices, cards, magnetic tape) tends to be cheaper than the term record index equivalent.
    Ex: There are also suggestions for rules for structuring corporate body names.
    * algoritmo de ordenación por pertinencia = ranking algorithm.
    * auxiliar dedicado a la ordenación de fichas = filing clerk.
    * comité de ordenación académica = course committee.
    * lugar en la ordenación = filing position.
    * mala ordenación = misfiling.
    * método de ordenación letra a letra = letter by letter method, all-through method.
    * método de ordenación palabra por palabra = word by word method, nothing before something method.
    * Norma Británica 1749: Recomendaciones para la ordenación alfabética y el ord = BS (British Standard) 1749: Recommendations for alphabetical arrangement and the filing order of numerals and symbols.
    * ordenación académica = academic affairs.
    * ordenación alfabética = alphabetical arrangement, alphabetic arrangement, alphabetical ordering.
    * ordenación alfabética letra a letra = letter by letter alphabetisation.
    * ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra = word by word alphabetisation.
    * ordenación automática = computer filing.
    * ordenación de burbujas = bubble sort.
    * ordenación de fichas = filing.
    * ordenación en archivos = vertical filing.
    * ordenación en los estantes = lateral filing.
    * ordenación física = physical arrangement.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * ordenación letra a letra = letter-by-letter filing, all through filing, letter by letter arrangement, all through arrangement.
    * ordenación palabra por palabra = word-by-word filing, nothing before something arrangement, word by word arrangement.
    * ordenación paralela = parallel arrangement.
    * ordenación por materias = subject arrangement.
    * ordenación por número curren = accession order, arrangement by accession number.
    * ordenación por ordenador = computer filing.
    * ordenación por pertinencia = relevance ranking.
    * ordenación por títulos = title-based arrangement.
    * ordenación sistemática = systematic arrangement, classified sequence.
    * ordenación sistemática alfabética = alphabetico-classed arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica = shelf arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica de los documentos = document arrangement.
    * ordenación topográfica según los intereses del lector = reader interest arrangement.
    * plan de ordenación urbana = town planning.
    * reglas de ordenación = filing rules.
    * secuencia de ordenación = filing sequence.
    * Sistema General de Ordenación (SGO) = Broad System of Ordering (BSO).
    * valor de ordenación = filing value.

    ordenación2

    Ex: Episcopalians were roiled by the approval of a rector outspokenly conservative on such matters as the liturgy, the hymnal and ordination.

    * ordenación de la mujer, la = ordination of women, the.

    * * *
    A (de un sacerdote) ordination, ordainment
    recibieron la ordenación diez nuevos sacerdotes ten new priests were ordained o were received into holy orders
    B
    1 (organización) organization, regulation
    2 ( Arquit) distribution
    * * *
    1. [organización] ordering, arranging;
    [disposición] order, arrangement; [de recursos, edificios] planning ordenación del suelo town planning regulations, US zoning regulations;
    ordenación territorial regional planning;
    ordenación del territorio regional planning
    2. Rel ordination
    * * *
    f REL ordination
    * * *
    1) : ordination
    2) : ordering, organizing

    Spanish-English dictionary > ordenación

  • 5 ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra

    Ex. Some filing problems occur only when word by word alphabetization is used and do not apply to letter by letter arrangement.
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    Ex: Some filing problems occur only when word by word alphabetization is used and do not apply to letter by letter arrangement.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra

  • 6 palabra

    intj.
    really, honest to goodness, honest, honest to God.
    f.
    1 word.
    de palabra by word of mouth, verbally
    dejar a alguien con la palabra en la boca to cut somebody off in mid-sentence
    en cuatro o dos palabras in a few words
    en una palabra in a word
    no dijo palabra he didn't say a word
    medir las palabras to weigh one's words (carefully)
    no habla ni (media) palabra de español she doesn't speak a word of Spanish
    palabra por palabra word for word
    ser palabras mayores to be an important matter
    sin mediar palabra without a single word
    palabra divina o de Dios word of God
    2 word (juramento, promesa).
    dar su palabra to give one's word
    faltó a su palabra he went back on his word, he broke o didn't keep his word
    mantuvo su palabra she kept her word
    tienes mi palabra you have my word
    tomar la palabra a alguien to hold somebody to their word
    3 speech (habla).
    4 word of honor, troth, word, word of honour.
    * * *
    1 word
    \
    dar su palabra to give one's word, promise
    decir la última palabra to have the last word
    dirigirle la palabra a alguien to address somebody
    en una palabra in a word
    no decir ni media palabra a nadie not to breath a word to anyone
    medir las palabras to weigh one's words
    no dirigirle la palabra a alguien not to be speaking to somebody
    palabra por palabra word for word
    quitarle a alguien la palabra to cut somebody short, interrupt somebody
    ser hombre/mujer de palabra to be a man of his word/a woman of her word
    ser hombre/mujer de pocas palabras to be a man/woman of few words
    tener la palabra to have the floor
    tener palabra to keep one's word
    tener unas palabras con alguien to have words with somebody
    tomarle a alguien la palabra to take somebody at their word
    palabra clave key word
    palabra de honor word of honour
    palabras mayores (palabrotas) swearwords 2 (cosa importante) serious talk
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) word
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=vocablo) word

    ¿me permiten decir unas palabras? — could I say a few words?

    no tengo palabras o me faltan palabras para expresar lo que siento — I haven't got the o there aren't words to express how I feel, words fail to express how I feel

    sin decir o chistar * palabra — without a word

    con buenas palabras, me lo dijo con muy buenas palabras — he told me as cool as you like *

    nos entretenía con buenas palabras, pero nunca nos daba el dinero — he palmed us off with smooth talk, but he never gave us the money

    medias palabras — hints

    en una palabra — in a word

    ¡ni una palabra más! — not another word!

    - no cruzar una palabra con algn

    palabras cruzadas LAm (=crucigrama) crossword sing

    palabras mayores offensive language sing

    ser palabras mayores (=ser importante)

    ¿te han hecho directora? ¡eso ya son palabras mayores! — so you've been appointed director, that's really something!

    juego II, 2)
    2) (=facultad de hablar)

    tiene el don de la palabra, es de palabra fácil — he has a way with words, he has the gift of the gab *

    de palabra, he pecado solo de palabra — I've sinned in word only

    dirigir la palabra a algn, hace tiempo que no me dirige la palabra — he hasn't spoken to me for a long time

    3) frm (=turno para hablar) floor

    ceder la palabra a algn, conceder la palabra a algn — to give sb the floor, invite sb to speak

    pedir la palabra — to ask for the floor, ask to be allowed to speak

    tener la palabra — to have the floor

    tomar la palabra — to take the floor, speak

    hacer uso de la palabra — to take the floor, speak

    4) (=promesa) word

    cumplió su palabra — he kept his word, he was true to his word

    palabra que yo no tengo nada que ver* I've got nothing to do with it, (I) promise!

    -¿de verdad que no sabías nada? -¡palabra! o hum ¡palabrita del Niño Jesús! — "you really didn't know anything?" - "cross my heart and hope to die!"

    bajo palabra — (Mil) on parole

    dar o empeñar su palabra — to give one's word

    faltar a su palabra — to go back on o break one's word

    palabra de casamiento, dar palabra de casamiento — to promise to marry

    palabra de honor — word of honour, word of honor (EEUU)

    ¿me das tu palabra de honor de que no dirás nada? — do you give me your word of honour you won't say anything?

    ¡palabra de honor! — word of honour!

    * * *
    1) ( vocablo) word

    en pocas palabras, es un cobarde — in a word, he's a coward

    eso ya son palabras mayores — (refiriéndose - a insulto, acusación) those are strong words; (- a propuesta excesiva) that's taking things too far

    quitarle las palabras de la boca a alguiento take the words right out of somebody's mouth

    tener la última palabrato have the final say

    2) ( promesa) word

    nunca falta a su palabrahe never breaks o goes back on his word

    se lo devolví palabra! — I gave it back to her, honest! (colloq)

    cobrarle la palabra a alguien — (Chi fam) to hold somebody to his/her word (colloq)

    tomarle la palabra a alguien: le tomé la palabra y le pedí un préstamo — I took him up on his offer and asked for a loan

    3)
    a) ( habla) speech

    dejar a alguien con la palabra en la boca: me dejó con la palabra en la boca — ( me interrumpió) he cut me off in mid-sentence; ( no me dejó hablar) he didn't give me a chance to open my mouth

    b) (frml) (en ceremonia, asamblea)

    pido la palabra — may I say something?, I'd like to say something

    tener/tomar la palabra — to have/to take the floor (frml)

    ceder (le) la palabra a alguiento give the floor to somebody (frml), to call upon somebody to speak

    * * *
    = word, headword.
    Ex. A subject index has alphabetical terms or words as headings; These terms represent concepts or subjects.
    Ex. This tool allows the user to generate all known inflected forms from a list of headwords.
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    * agrupar palabras que tienen la mism = merge + word forms.
    * agrupar palabras que tienen la misma raíz = merge + word forms.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * búsqueda de palabras clave = keyword search.
    * búsqueda por palabra del título = title word search.
    * catálogo alfabético de palabras clave = keyword catalogue.
    * citar las palabras de Alguien = quote + Nombre + words.
    * compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word.
    * concepto de múltiples palabras = multiple-word concept.
    * concepto expresado con varias palabras = database host.
    * con sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * con una separación de + Número + palabras = within + Número + words of each other.
    * coocurrencia de palabras = co-word [coword].
    * cumplir (con) + Posesivo + palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * cumplir la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * decir la última palabra = hear + the final word, outface.
    * dejar sin palabras = nonplus, leave + Nombre + speechless.
    * de múltiples palabras = multiple-word.
    * de palabra = by word of mouth, word-of-mouth.
    * describir con palabras = describe + in words.
    * descriptor compuesto de varias palabras = multiple-word descriptor.
    * de sólo palabras = word-oriented.
    * de una palabra = one-word.
    * de una única palabra = single-word.
    * dirigir la palabra = be civil towards.
    * dirigirse la palabra = on speaking terms.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en las palabras de uno mismo = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * en las propias palabras de uno mismo = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * en ningún sentido de la palabra = in any sense of the word.
    * en otras palabras = in other words, to put it another way, which is to say.
    * en palabras = verbally.
    * en pocas palabras = simply put, in brief, to say the least, to put it (quite) simply, in short, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, put simply, to make a long story short, the short story + be, simply stated.
    * entrada por palabra clave del título = catchword entry.
    * en una palabra = in a nutshell, in a word.
    * escoger las palabras = choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * expresar con palabras = verbalise [verbalize, -USA].
    * expresar los sentimientos con palabras = put + Posesivo + feelings into words.
    * fiarse de la palabra de Alguien = take + Posesivo + word for it.
    * fiel a la palabra de Uno = true to + Posesivo + word.
    * frecuencia de palabras = word count.
    * gesticular palabras con la boca sin emitir sonido = mouth.
    * hilvanar palabras = orchestrate + words.
    * hombre que no tiene palabra = not a man of his word.
    * índice de palabras del documento = textwords ratio.
    * índice invertido de las palabras del título = title word dictionary.
    * índice KWIC (Palabra Clave en su Contexto) = KWIC (Keyword-in-Context).
    * índice KWIT (Palabra Clave del Título) = KWIT (Keyword-in-Title).
    * índice KWOC (Palabra Clave fuera de su Contexto) = KWOC (Keyword-Out-of-Context).
    * índice permutado de palabras clave = permuted keyword index.
    * indización por palabras clave = keyword indexing.
    * indización por palabras clave del título = catchword indexing, catchword title indexing.
    * indización por palabras del título = title-term indexing.
    * inflexión lingüística de una palabra = word form.
    * intercambiar palabras = bandy + words.
    * juego de palabras = turn of phrase, pun, play of words, play on words.
    * la última palabra = the last word, the last word, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * ley de frecuencias de palabras de Zipf = Zipf's word frequency law.
    * lista de palabras clave = go-list [golist].
    * lista de palabras vacías = stop list [stoplist], stopword list.
    * lista permutada de palabras clave = permuted keyword list.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mantener la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * medir las palabras = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say, weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * memorizar palabra por palabra = memorise + word for word.
    * método de ordenación palabra por palabra = word by word method, nothing before something method.
    * !ni una palabra a nadie! = not a word to anyone!.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * nombre compuesto por varias palabras = multiple-word name.
    * número de palabras = wordage.
    * ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra = word by word alphabetisation.
    * ordenación palabra por palabra = word-by-word filing, nothing before something arrangement, word by word arrangement.
    * ordenar alfabéticamente palabra por palabra = arrange + alphabetically word by word.
    * orden inverso de palabras = indirect word order.
    * palabra ambigua = weasel word.
    * palabra clave = keyword [key word], key term.
    * palabra coloquial = slang word.
    * palabra común = common word.
    * palabra de contenido = content word.
    * palabra de control = control word.
    * palabra de Dios = word of God.
    * palabra de entrada principal = primary entry word.
    * palabra del documento = textword.
    * palabra del texto = text word.
    * palabra del título = title word, title term.
    * palabra de moda = buzzword [buzz word], byword.
    * palabra engañosa = weasel word.
    * palabra equívoca = weasel word.
    * palabra escrita, la = written word, the.
    * palabra fosilizada = fossil word.
    * palabra hablada, la = spoken word, the.
    * palabra híbrida = portmanteau word.
    * palabra impresa = words in print.
    * palabra impresa, la = printed word, the.
    * palabra justa, la = mot juste, the.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * palabra malsonate = expletive.
    * palabra oculta = hidden word.
    * palabra por la que se ordena una entrada = filing word.
    * palabra por palabra = verbatim, word for word.
    * palabra puente = transitional word.
    * palabras = wordage.
    * palabras al viento = hot air.
    * palabras + caer en + saco roto = words + fall on + deaf ears.
    * palabras de agradecimiento = vote of thanks, word of thanks, words of gratitude, congratulatory speech, congratulatory remarks.
    * palabras de alabanza = words of praise.
    * palabras de aliento = pep talk.
    * palabras de ánimo = pep talk.
    * palabras de bienvenida = welcoming remarks, welcome remarks.
    * palabras de consuelo = words of comfort.
    * palabra significativa = content-bearing word, significant word.
    * palabras iniciales = opening statement.
    * palabras literales = quote... unquote.
    * palabras para levantar la moral = pep talk.
    * palabras + penetrar = words + sink.
    * palabras sabias = words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom, nuggets of truth, nuggets of wisdom.
    * palabras usadas = wording.
    * palabra vacía = stopword [stop-word], function word.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * primeras palabras = opening statement.
    * pronunciar las palabras de corrido = slur + words.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness, be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * ¡qué palabras son esas! = watch your language!.
    * raíz de palabra = word stem.
    * recordar + Posesivo + palabras = mark + Posesivo + words.
    * reducción de una palabra a su raíz = stemming.
    * reducir una palabra a su raíz = stem.
    * secuencia de palabras = word string.
    * según las palabras de = to quote + Nombre de Persona, in the words of.
    * según sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * sentido de la palabra = word sense.
    * ser la última palabra = be all the rage.
    * significado de la palabra = word sense.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sopesar las palabras = weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tomarle la palabra a Alguien = take + Nombre + at + Posesivo + word.
    * última palabra + depender de = ultimate authority + rest with.
    * Posesivo + últimas palabras = last words, Posesivo + dying last words.
    * últimas palabras que se han hecho famosas = famous last words.
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una imagen vale mil palabras = every picture tells a story.
    * un hombre de palabra = a man of his word.
    * un hombre de pocas palabras = a man of few words.
    * variante morfológica de una palabra = word variant.
    * * *
    1) ( vocablo) word

    en pocas palabras, es un cobarde — in a word, he's a coward

    eso ya son palabras mayores — (refiriéndose - a insulto, acusación) those are strong words; (- a propuesta excesiva) that's taking things too far

    quitarle las palabras de la boca a alguiento take the words right out of somebody's mouth

    tener la última palabrato have the final say

    2) ( promesa) word

    nunca falta a su palabrahe never breaks o goes back on his word

    se lo devolví palabra! — I gave it back to her, honest! (colloq)

    cobrarle la palabra a alguien — (Chi fam) to hold somebody to his/her word (colloq)

    tomarle la palabra a alguien: le tomé la palabra y le pedí un préstamo — I took him up on his offer and asked for a loan

    3)
    a) ( habla) speech

    dejar a alguien con la palabra en la boca: me dejó con la palabra en la boca — ( me interrumpió) he cut me off in mid-sentence; ( no me dejó hablar) he didn't give me a chance to open my mouth

    b) (frml) (en ceremonia, asamblea)

    pido la palabra — may I say something?, I'd like to say something

    tener/tomar la palabra — to have/to take the floor (frml)

    ceder (le) la palabra a alguiento give the floor to somebody (frml), to call upon somebody to speak

    * * *
    = word, headword.

    Ex: A subject index has alphabetical terms or words as headings; These terms represent concepts or subjects.

    Ex: This tool allows the user to generate all known inflected forms from a list of headwords.
    * agrupar palabras que tienen la mism = merge + word forms.
    * agrupar palabras que tienen la misma raíz = merge + word forms.
    * análisis de la coocurrencia de palabras = co-word analysis.
    * anuncio por palabras = classified advertisement, classified ad.
    * búsqueda de palabras clave = keyword search.
    * búsqueda por palabra del título = title word search.
    * catálogo alfabético de palabras clave = keyword catalogue.
    * citar las palabras de Alguien = quote + Nombre + words.
    * compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word.
    * concepto de múltiples palabras = multiple-word concept.
    * concepto expresado con varias palabras = database host.
    * con sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * con una separación de + Número + palabras = within + Número + words of each other.
    * coocurrencia de palabras = co-word [coword].
    * cumplir (con) + Posesivo + palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * cumplir la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * decir la última palabra = hear + the final word, outface.
    * dejar sin palabras = nonplus, leave + Nombre + speechless.
    * de múltiples palabras = multiple-word.
    * de palabra = by word of mouth, word-of-mouth.
    * describir con palabras = describe + in words.
    * descriptor compuesto de varias palabras = multiple-word descriptor.
    * de sólo palabras = word-oriented.
    * de una palabra = one-word.
    * de una única palabra = single-word.
    * dirigir la palabra = be civil towards.
    * dirigirse la palabra = on speaking terms.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * en dos palabras = in a nutshell.
    * en el estricto sentido de la palabra = strictly speaking.
    * en las palabras de uno mismo = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * en las propias palabras de uno mismo = in + Posesivo + own words.
    * en ningún sentido de la palabra = in any sense of the word.
    * en otras palabras = in other words, to put it another way, which is to say.
    * en palabras = verbally.
    * en pocas palabras = simply put, in brief, to say the least, to put it (quite) simply, in short, to cut a long story short, bottom line, the, put simply, to make a long story short, the short story + be, simply stated.
    * entrada por palabra clave del título = catchword entry.
    * en una palabra = in a nutshell, in a word.
    * escoger las palabras = choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * expresar con palabras = verbalise [verbalize, -USA].
    * expresar los sentimientos con palabras = put + Posesivo + feelings into words.
    * fiarse de la palabra de Alguien = take + Posesivo + word for it.
    * fiel a la palabra de Uno = true to + Posesivo + word.
    * frecuencia de palabras = word count.
    * gesticular palabras con la boca sin emitir sonido = mouth.
    * hilvanar palabras = orchestrate + words.
    * hombre que no tiene palabra = not a man of his word.
    * índice de palabras del documento = textwords ratio.
    * índice invertido de las palabras del título = title word dictionary.
    * índice KWIC (Palabra Clave en su Contexto) = KWIC (Keyword-in-Context).
    * índice KWIT (Palabra Clave del Título) = KWIT (Keyword-in-Title).
    * índice KWOC (Palabra Clave fuera de su Contexto) = KWOC (Keyword-Out-of-Context).
    * índice permutado de palabras clave = permuted keyword index.
    * indización por palabras clave = keyword indexing.
    * indización por palabras clave del título = catchword indexing, catchword title indexing.
    * indización por palabras del título = title-term indexing.
    * inflexión lingüística de una palabra = word form.
    * intercambiar palabras = bandy + words.
    * juego de palabras = turn of phrase, pun, play of words, play on words.
    * la última palabra = the last word, the last word, the bee's knees, the cat's pyjamas, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * ley de frecuencias de palabras de Zipf = Zipf's word frequency law.
    * lista de palabras clave = go-list [golist].
    * lista de palabras vacías = stop list [stoplist], stopword list.
    * lista permutada de palabras clave = permuted keyword list.
    * mala palabra = dirty word.
    * mantener la palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * medir las palabras = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say, weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * memorizar palabra por palabra = memorise + word for word.
    * método de ordenación palabra por palabra = word by word method, nothing before something method.
    * !ni una palabra a nadie! = not a word to anyone!.
    * no encontrar palabras = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no haber palabras para describirlo = beggar + description.
    * nombre compuesto por varias palabras = multiple-word name.
    * número de palabras = wordage.
    * ordenación alfabética palabra por palabra = word by word alphabetisation.
    * ordenación palabra por palabra = word-by-word filing, nothing before something arrangement, word by word arrangement.
    * ordenar alfabéticamente palabra por palabra = arrange + alphabetically word by word.
    * orden inverso de palabras = indirect word order.
    * palabra ambigua = weasel word.
    * palabra clave = keyword [key word], key term.
    * palabra coloquial = slang word.
    * palabra común = common word.
    * palabra de contenido = content word.
    * palabra de control = control word.
    * palabra de Dios = word of God.
    * palabra de entrada principal = primary entry word.
    * palabra del documento = textword.
    * palabra del texto = text word.
    * palabra del título = title word, title term.
    * palabra de moda = buzzword [buzz word], byword.
    * palabra engañosa = weasel word.
    * palabra equívoca = weasel word.
    * palabra escrita, la = written word, the.
    * palabra fosilizada = fossil word.
    * palabra hablada, la = spoken word, the.
    * palabra híbrida = portmanteau word.
    * palabra impresa = words in print.
    * palabra impresa, la = printed word, the.
    * palabra justa, la = mot juste, the.
    * palabra llena de contenido = substantive word.
    * palabra malsonate = expletive.
    * palabra oculta = hidden word.
    * palabra por la que se ordena una entrada = filing word.
    * palabra por palabra = verbatim, word for word.
    * palabra puente = transitional word.
    * palabras = wordage.
    * palabras al viento = hot air.
    * palabras + caer en + saco roto = words + fall on + deaf ears.
    * palabras de agradecimiento = vote of thanks, word of thanks, words of gratitude, congratulatory speech, congratulatory remarks.
    * palabras de alabanza = words of praise.
    * palabras de aliento = pep talk.
    * palabras de ánimo = pep talk.
    * palabras de bienvenida = welcoming remarks, welcome remarks.
    * palabras de consuelo = words of comfort.
    * palabra significativa = content-bearing word, significant word.
    * palabras iniciales = opening statement.
    * palabras literales = quote... unquote.
    * palabras para levantar la moral = pep talk.
    * palabras + penetrar = words + sink.
    * palabras sabias = words of wisdom, pearls of wisdom, nuggets of truth, nuggets of wisdom.
    * palabras usadas = wording.
    * palabra vacía = stopword [stop-word], function word.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * primeras palabras = opening statement.
    * pronunciar las palabras de corrido = slur + words.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness, be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * ¡qué palabras son esas! = watch your language!.
    * raíz de palabra = word stem.
    * recordar + Posesivo + palabras = mark + Posesivo + words.
    * reducción de una palabra a su raíz = stemming.
    * reducir una palabra a su raíz = stem.
    * secuencia de palabras = word string.
    * según las palabras de = to quote + Nombre de Persona, in the words of.
    * según sus propias palabras = in + Posesivo + own terms.
    * sentido de la palabra = word sense.
    * ser la última palabra = be all the rage.
    * significado de la palabra = word sense.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sopesar las palabras = weigh + Posesivo + words (carefully), choose + Posesivo + words (carefully), pick + Posesivo + words (carefully), measure + Posesivo + words (carefully).
    * tener la última palabra = have + the ultimate say, have + the final say, call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * tener palabra = keep + Posesivo + word, live up to + Posesivo + word.
    * tomarle la palabra a Alguien = take + Nombre + at + Posesivo + word.
    * última palabra + depender de = ultimate authority + rest with.
    * Posesivo + últimas palabras = last words, Posesivo + dying last words.
    * últimas palabras que se han hecho famosas = famous last words.
    * una imagen vale más que mil palabras = a picture is worth more than ten thousand words.
    * una imagen vale mil palabras = every picture tells a story.
    * un hombre de palabra = a man of his word.
    * un hombre de pocas palabras = a man of few words.
    * variante morfológica de una palabra = word variant.

    * * *
    A (vocablo) word
    una palabra de seis letras a six-letter word
    es un bruto en toda la extensión de la palabra he's a brute, in every sense of the word
    palabras, palabras, yo lo que quiero son hechos I've heard enough words o talk, I want to see some action
    es un hombre de pocas palabras he's a man of few words
    sólo quiero decir unas palabras I just want to say a few words
    tras unas palabras de saludo after a few words of welcome
    no encuentro or tengo palabras para expresarles mi agradecimiento I cannot find words to express my gratitude to you
    mira, yo te lo puedo explicar en dos palabras look, let me put it to you simply
    en pocas palabras, es un cobarde basically o to put it bluntly, he's a coward
    ¿te parece bien? — en una palabra, no is that all right? in a word, no
    lo tradujo palabra por palabra he translated it word for word
    ni una palabra más, te quedas a cenar not another word o I don't want to hear another word, you're staying for dinner
    yo no sabía ni una palabra del asunto I didn't know a thing o anything about it
    de esto ni una palabra a nadie not a word to anyone about this
    no entendí (ni) una palabra de lo que dijo I didn't understand a (single) word of what he said
    sin decir (una) palabra without a word
    con (muy) buenas palabras in the nicest possible way
    decirle a algn cuatro palabras bien dichas to tell sb a few home truths
    eso ya son palabras mayores (refiriéndosea un insulto) those are strong words; (— a una acusación) that's a serious accusation, those are strong words; (— a una propuesta excesiva) that's taking things too far, that's a bit excessive
    la última palabra the last word
    en este asunto la última palabra le corresponde a Juárez Juárez has the final say on this matter
    quitarle las palabras de la boca a algn to take the words right out of sb's mouth
    tener unas palabras con algn to have words with sb ( colloq)
    tuvieron unas palabras por un asunto de dinero they had words over some money matter
    las palabras se las lleva el viento actions speak louder than words
    a palabras necias oídos sordos take no notice of the stupid things people say
    malo1 adj Sense II. (↑ malo (1))
    Compuestos:
    key word
    compound word
    palabra funcional or vacía
    function word
    fpl (CS) crossword, crossword puzzle
    B (promesa) word
    me basta con tu palabra your word is enough for me
    me dio su palabra she gave me her word
    es una mujer de palabra she's a woman of her word
    siempre cumple con su palabra she always keeps her word
    nunca falta a su palabra he never breaks o goes back on his word
    palabra que yo no sabía nada ( fam); honest o really o ( BrE) straight up, I didn't know a thing about it ( colloq)
    se lo devolví ¡palabra! I gave it back to her, honest! ( colloq)
    cobrarle la palabra a algn ( Chi fam); to take sb up on sth ( colloq), to keep o hold sb to his/her word
    tomarle la palabra a algn: le tome la palabra y le pedí un préstamo I took him up on his offer and asked for a loan
    Compuesto:
    word of honor*
    le dio su palabra de honor de que no volvería a hacerlo he gave her his word of honor o his solemn word that he wouldn't do it again
    yo no fui ¡palabra de honor! it wasn't me, word of honor o I swear!
    C
    1 (habla) speech
    el don de la palabra the gift of speech
    me invitó sólo de palabra I only got a verbal invitation
    fue un acuerdo de palabra it was a verbal agreement
    pecar de pensamiento, palabra y obra to sin in thought, word and deed
    no me dirigió la palabra en toda la noche she didn't speak to me all night
    nos ha retirado la palabra she doesn't speak to us anymore, she no longer deigns to speak to us ( hum)
    dejar a algn con la palabra en la boca: me dejó con la palabra en la boca (me interrumpió) he cut me off in mid-sentence; (no me dejó hablar) he didn't give me a chance to open my mouth
    2 ( frml)
    (en una ceremonia, asamblea): pido la palabra may I say something?, I'd like to say something
    tiene la palabra el delegado estudiantil the student delegate has the floor ( frml)
    no le concedieron la palabra he was denied permission to speak, he was denied the floor ( frml)
    ceder la palabra a algn to give the floor to sb ( frml), to call upon sb to speak
    a continuación hizo uso de la palabra el presidente de la institución then the president of the institute made a speech
    * * *

     

    palabra sustantivo femenino
    1 ( vocablo) word;

    no son más que palabras it's all talk;
    en pocas palabras, es un cobarde in a word, he's a coward;
    palabra por palabra word for word;
    yo no sabía ni una palabra del asunto I didn't know a thing o anything about it;
    no entendí (ni) una palabra I didn't understand a (single) word;
    sin decir (una) palabra without a word;
    palabra compuesta compound word;
    tener la última palabra to have the final say
    2 ( promesa) word;
    palabra de honor word of honor( conjugate honor);

    una mujer de palabra a woman of her word;
    cumplió con su palabra she kept her word;
    nunca falta a su palabra he never breaks o goes back on his word
    3
    a) ( habla) speech;


    un acuerdo de palabra a verbal agreement;
    no me dirigió la palabra she didn't speak to me;
    dejar a algn con la palabra en la boca to cut sb off in mid-sentence
    b) (frml) (en ceremonia, asamblea):


    tener/tomar la palabra to have/to take the floor (frml)
    palabra sustantivo femenino
    1 word
    lo resumió en pocas palabras, she summarised it in a few words
    (discurso) me quedé con la palabra en la boca, I was left speechless
    Juan es hombre de pocas palabras, Juan is a man of few words
    2 (capacidad para hablar) me dejó sin palabra, I was speechless
    3 (compromiso) word: me dio su palabra, he gave me his word
    no tiene palabra, she never keeps her word
    4 (turno para hablar) right to speak
    tener la palabra, to have the floor
    ♦ Locuciones: dirigir la palabra a alguien, to address sb
    de palabra, by word of mouth
    ' palabra' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogada
    - abogado
    - abreviar
    - acento
    - ayunas
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - bar
    - bastante
    - calor
    - ceder
    - chalet
    - chimenea
    - ciudad
    - colmo
    - comida
    - comprometerse
    - culta
    - culto
    - decirse
    - disonante
    - empeñar
    - entredicho
    - faltar
    - fresca
    - fresco
    - histórica
    - histórico
    - honor
    - justa
    - justo
    - ladrón
    - ladrona
    - lata
    - mayoría
    - mirar
    - muletilla
    - padre
    - piso
    - promesa
    - pronunciar
    - recta
    - recto
    - saludar
    - saludo
    - sigla
    - subrayar
    - taco
    - tela
    English:
    absent
    - buzz off
    - cagey
    - clinch
    - connotation
    - current
    - date
    - dated
    - derive
    - do
    - engine driver
    - female
    - fish
    - floor
    - fuck
    - go back on
    - high
    - honour
    - interrogative
    - lady
    - marmalade
    - match
    - mint
    - misuse
    - operative
    - score out
    - sense
    - shorten
    - speak
    - spectacle
    - speech
    - state-of-the-art
    - storey
    - true
    - use
    - verbatim
    - way
    - word
    - a
    - call
    - compound
    - key
    - strict
    - swear
    - take
    - unwritten
    * * *
    nf
    1. [término, vocablo] word;
    con palabras no puedo expresar lo que sentía words cannot express what I felt;
    dilo con tus propias palabras say it in your own words;
    lo dijo, aunque no con esas palabras she said it, though not in so many words;
    buenas palabras fine-sounding words;
    no cruzaron palabra en todo el camino they didn't exchange a word throughout the journey;
    dejar a alguien con la palabra en la boca to cut sb off in mid-sentence;
    no le dirige la palabra a su madre desde hace semanas he hasn't spoken to his mother for weeks;
    en cuatro o [m5] dos palabras in a few words;
    en otras palabras in other words;
    en una palabra in a word;
    lo dijo todo a medias palabras she only hinted at what she meant;
    medir las palabras to weigh one's words (carefully);
    no habla ni (media) palabra de español she doesn't speak a word of Spanish;
    yo de este tema no sé ni (media) palabra I don't know a thing about this subject;
    no dijo palabra he didn't say a word;
    palabra por palabra word for word;
    me has quitado la palabra de la boca you took the words right out of my mouth;
    lo de comprar una casa son palabras mayores buying a house is a very serious matter;
    no hace falta llegar a palabras mayores there is no need to get nasty about it;
    le aguanto casi todo, pero eso ya son palabras mayores I'll put up with almost anything from him, but that's going a bit (too) far;
    sin mediar palabra without a single word;
    tener la última palabra to have the last word;
    tener unas palabras con alguien to have words with sb;
    tuvo que tragarse sus palabras he had to eat his words;
    a palabras necias, oídos sordos sticks and stones may break my bones (but words will never hurt me)
    Informát palabra clave keyword;
    palabra compuesta compound word;
    CSur palabras cruzadas crossword;
    palabra de Dios word of God
    2. [juramento, promesa] word;
    es su palabra contra la mía it's her word against mine;
    dar/empeñar la palabra to give/pledge one's word;
    ella me dio su palabra she gave me her word;
    dio (su) palabra de que nada saldría mal he gave his word that nothing would go wrong;
    estar bajo palabra [en juicio] to be under oath;
    faltó a su palabra he went back on his word, he broke o didn't keep his word;
    mantuvo su palabra she kept her word;
    no tiene palabra he's not a man of his word;
    tienes mi palabra you have my word;
    tomar la palabra a alguien to hold sb to their word
    palabra de honor word of honour;
    ¡palabra (de honor)! honestly!;
    yo no sabía nada, ¡palabra (de honor)! I didn't know anything, honestly! o I swear!
    3. [habla] speech;
    con el susto perdió la palabra the shock left her speechless;
    de palabra by word of mouth, verbally;
    el trato se hizo de palabra it was a purely verbal agreement o a gentleman's agreement
    4. [derecho de hablar]
    dar la palabra a alguien to give sb the floor;
    pedir la palabra to ask for the floor;
    ¡pido la palabra! could I say something, please?;
    tomar la palabra to take the floor
    5.
    palabras [discurso] words;
    nm
    palabra de honor [vestido] strapless dress
    * * *
    f tb fig
    word;
    palabra por palabra word for word;
    bajo palabra on parole;
    en una palabra in a word;
    de pocas palabras persona of few words;
    tomar a alguien la palabra take s.o. at his/her word;
    dejar a alguien con la palabra en la boca fig cut s.o. off in mid-sentence;
    buenas palabras fine words;
    lo de tener un hijo son palabras mayores having a child is a serious business o is not something to be undertaken lightly;
    con medias palabras dijo … he hinted that …, he half said that …
    * * *
    1) vocablo: word
    2) promesa: word, promise
    un hombre de palabra: a man of his word
    3) habla: speech
    4) : right to speak
    tener la palabra: to have the floor
    * * *
    palabra n word
    ¿qué quiere decir esta palabra? what does this word mean?

    Spanish-English dictionary > palabra

  • 7 C

    f.
    c, letter c.
    * * *
    C
    1 ( Celsius) Celsius; (símbolo) C
    ————————
    C
    1 ( centígrado) centigrade; (símbolo) C
    * * *
    I
    =c [θe]
    esp LAm [se] SF (=letra) C, c II
    ABR
    = centígrado C
    * * *
    I
    c femenino ( read as [se] or (Esp) [θe]) the letter C, c
    II
    masculino (= centígrado or Celsius) C, Centigrade, Celsius
    * * *
    ----
    * C + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * hepatitis C = hepatitis C.
    * vitamina C = vitamin C.
    * * *
    I
    c femenino ( read as [se] or (Esp) [θe]) the letter C, c
    II
    masculino (= centígrado or Celsius) C, Centigrade, Celsius
    * * *
    * C + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * hepatitis C = hepatitis C.
    * vitamina C = vitamin C.
    * * *
    C, c
    ( read as /se/ or ( Esp) /θe/)
    B (= centígrado or Celsius) C, Centigrade, Celsius
    * * *

    C sustantivo masculino (centígrado or Celsius) C, Centigrade, Celsius
    C,
    c sustantivo femenino ( read as /se/ or (Esp) /θe/) the letter C, c

    C, c sustantivo femenino (letra) C, c

    'C' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - c.c.
    - chaquetón
    - concreta
    - concreto
    - d. C
    - do
    - hacer
    - nota
    - sesear
    - seseo
    - a. de C.
    - ándele
    - arrumbar
    - c/
    - cámara
    - cañón
    - casa
    - caudillo
    - ce
    - cenicienta
    - cercano
    - ciencia
    - círculo
    - ciudad
    - colegio
    - comisión
    - comunidad
    - congreso
    - cono
    - conquista
    - consejo
    - correo
    - corte
    - creación
    - creador
    - cruz
    - cta.
    - curso
    - C.V.
    - d. de C.
    - s.
    English:
    ad
    - BC
    - C
    - Co
    - district
    - limited
    - macaroni
    - maccaroni
    - Rd
    - St
    - vacant
    - abdication
    - abomination
    - absence
    - abuse
    - a/c
    - A/C
    - acceptance
    - accession
    - accident
    - accommodation
    - accompaniment
    - accomplishment
    - accord
    - achievement
    - acid
    - acquaintance
    - acquisition
    - acrylic
    - action
    - activity
    - AD
    - adaptation
    - addiction
    - addition
    - address
    - adjournment
    - adjustment
    - administration
    - admission
    - adoption
    - advance
    - advantage
    - adversity
    - affinity
    - affliction
    - age
    - agent
    - aggression
    - agony
    * * *
    C1 nf
    [número romano] C
    C2
    1. (abrev de Celsius o centígrado) C
    2. Esp (abrev de carretera comarcal) minor road, Br ≈ B road
    3. (abrev de caballo) [en notación de ajedrez] N, Kt
    C, c [θe] nf
    [letra] C, c
    * * *
    C
    abr
    1 (= centígrado) C (= centigrade)
    2 (= compañía) Co. (= company)
    3 c (= calle) St. (= street)
    4 (= capítulo) ch. (= chapter)
    * * *
    c nf
    : third letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > C

  • 8 D

    f.
    d, letter d.
    * * *
    [de]
    SF (=letra) D, d
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    ----
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    d femenino ( read as [de]) the letter D, d
    * * *
    * en forma de D = d-shaped.
    * vitamina D = vitamin D.
    * * *
    D, d
    ( read as /de/)
    B (= dama) (en ajedrez) Q, queen
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    D    
    D.
    D,
    d sustantivo femenino ( read as /de/) the letter D, d

    D, d f (letra) D, d

    'D' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acercarse
    - antes
    - antipasto
    - barrio
    - bien
    - catalogar
    - cobrar
    - D.
    - d. C
    - D.ª
    - dedo
    - desvincularse
    - dinamizar
    - disculparse
    - disipar
    - distrito
    - doña
    - embalarse
    - encuadrar
    - enterada
    - enterado
    - entremés
    - episodio
    - equipo
    - esquema
    - estimable
    - estimativa
    - estimativo
    - estribar
    - examinar
    - exhaustiva
    - exhaustivo
    - exigible
    - explorar
    - exportar
    - formulismo
    - golpe
    - intervenir
    - intromisión
    - jamás
    - lance
    - loca
    - loco
    - manicura
    - mejor
    - mullida
    - mullido
    - nota
    - ojo
    - pegar
    English:
    abide
    - abiding
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - above-board
    - abridged
    - abroad
    - absent-minded
    - absurd
    - accede
    - accepted
    - accident
    - accident-prone
    - accord
    - accordance
    - according
    - accordingly
    - accordion
    - acid
    - acknowledge
    - acknowledgement
    - acrid
    - ad
    - addicted
    - addiction
    - addictive
    - addition
    - additional
    - adjacent
    - adjoining
    - adjourn
    - adjust
    - adjustable
    - adjustment
    - ado
    - adopt
    - adopted
    - adoption
    - adore
    - adorn
    - adornment
    - adulterate
    - adulterer
    - adulteress
    - adultery
    - adulthood
    - advantage
    - advantageous
    - affected
    - affiliated
    * * *
    D
    1. (abrev de dama) [en notación de ajedrez] Q
    2. (abrev de domingo) Sun
    Da. (abrev de doña)
    [casada] ≈ Mrs; [soltera] ≈ Miss
    D, d [de] nf
    [letra] D, d
    * * *
    d nf
    : fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet

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  • 9 E

    conj.
    and.
    f.
    e, letter e.
    * * *
    E
    1 ( este) east; (símbolo) E
    * * *
    I
    =e [e]
    SF [letra] E, e II
    ABR
    = este E
    * * *
    e femenino (pl es) ( read as [e]) the letter E, e
    * * *
    ----
    * vitamina E = vitamin E.
    * * *
    e femenino (pl es) ( read as [e]) the letter E, e
    * * *
    * vitamina E = vitamin E.
    * * *
    e2
    [ used instead of y2 before i- or, hi- except before hie-(e.g. leones y hienas or where it begins a question or exclamation (e.g. ¿Y Inés?) ]and
    España e Italia Spain and Italy
    padre e hijo father and son
    * * *

     

    Multiple Entries:
    E    
    E.    
    e
    E,
    e sustantivo femenino (pl es) ( read as /e/) the letter E, e

    e conjunción used instead of y before i- or hi- and
    E, e f (letra) E, e
    E (abr de Este) East, E

    'e' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - a.m.
    - acre
    - bizantina
    - bizantino
    - cacique
    - correo
    - E
    - ej.
    - ELE
    - elemento
    - esperar
    - estanca
    - estanco
    - expansionarse
    - infante
    - infarto
    - mi
    - microfilm
    - microfilme
    - ministerio
    - nota
    - sefardí
    - sefardita
    - sesear
    - seseo
    - spanglish
    - temeridad
    - todavía
    - v.gr.
    - valor
    - Y
    - yugoeslava
    - yugoeslavo
    - yugoslava
    - yugoslavo
    - arreglar
    - callar
    - E.
    - edad
    - el
    - escuela
    - espíritu
    - estado
    - estar
    - este
    - estrecho
    - excelencia
    - extremo
    - llevar
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - AA
    - abbreviate
    - abbreviation
    - ABC
    - able
    - accentuate
    - ace
    - ache
    - aching
    - acorn
    - acre
    - ad
    - adjacent
    - aerial
    - aerobics
    - aerodrome
    - aerodynamics
    - aeroplane
    - aerosol
    - aerospace
    - affiliated
    - aftershave (lotion)
    - age
    - aged
    - ageing
    - agency
    - agent
    - aid
    - aide
    - Aids
    - ailing
    - ailment
    - aim
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - ain't
    - air
    - air-conditioned
    - air-conditioning
    - airbag
    - airborne
    - aircraft
    - airfield
    - airlift
    - airline
    - airlock
    - airmail
    * * *
    E1 (abrev de este)
    E
    E2 RP (abrev de estacionamiento)
    P
    E, e [e] nf
    [letra] E, e
    * * *
    E
    abr (= este) E (= East, Eastern)
    * * *
    e nf
    : fifth letter of the Spanish alphabet
    * * *
    e conj and

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  • 10 F

    f.
    f, letter f.
    * * *
    F
    1 ( Fahrenheit) Fahrenheit; (símbolo) F
    * * *
    I
    =f ['efe]
    SF (=letra) F, f II
    ABR
    1) = fuerza

    el 23-F23 February ( date of the Tejero coup attempt, in 1981)

    * * *
    I
    f femenino ( read as ['efe]) the letter F, f
    II
    a) (= Fahrenheit) F
    b) (= febrero)
    * * *
    ----
    * operador (F) = (F) operator.
    * * *
    I
    f femenino ( read as ['efe]) the letter F, f
    II
    a) (= Fahrenheit) F
    b) (= febrero)
    * * *
    * operador (F) = (F) operator.
    * * *
    F, f
    ( read as /ˈefe/)
    B (en formularios) (= femenino) F, female
    1 (= Fahrenheit) F
    2 (= febrero)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    F    
    f
    F,
    f sustantivo femenino ( read as /'efe/) the letter F, f

    F, f f (letra) F, f

    'F' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abadesa
    - abadía
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abarrotería
    - abdicación
    - abeja
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abjuración
    - ablución
    - abnegación
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abolición
    - abolladura
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abrasión
    - abrazadera
    - abreviación
    - abreviatura
    - absolución
    - absorción
    - abstemia
    - abstemio
    - abstención
    - abstinencia
    - abstracción
    - abubilla
    - abuela
    - abulia
    - abundancia
    - abusón
    - abusona
    - acacia
    - academia
    - académica
    - académico
    - acampada
    - acaparador
    - acaparadora
    - accidentada
    - accidentado
    - acción
    - acedía
    English:
    affiliated
    - affinity
    - affirm
    - affirmative
    - affix
    - afford
    - afield
    - aforementioned
    - aforesaid
    - afterlife
    - airfield
    - aloof
    - amorphous
    - ansaphone
    - apostrophe
    - Armenian
    - artificial
    - astrophysics
    - atrophy
    - autobiography
    - autograph
    - awful
    - bailiff
    - barefoot
    - bashful
    - beautiful
    - beef
    - before
    - beforehand
    - behalf
    - belief
    - beneficial
    - beneficiary
    - benefit
    - bibliography
    - bifocals
    - biography
    - blast-off
    - bluff
    - Bosnian
    - bountiful
    - brief
    - briefing
    - brushoff
    - buff
    - buffalo
    - buffer
    - bulletproof
    - butterfingers
    - calf
    * * *
    F, f ['efe] nf
    [letra] F, f;
    el 23 F 23rd February, = day of the failed coup d'état in Spain in 1981
    * * *
    f nf
    : sixth letter of the Spanish alphabet

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  • 11 H

    f.
    h, letter h.
    * * *
    h
    1 ( habitante) inhabitant
    ————————
    h
    1 ( hora) hour; (abreviatura) h
    * * *
    I =h
    ['ate]
    SF (=letra) H, h II
    ABR
    2) (Quím)
    = hidrógeno H III
    ABR
    = hora h., hr.
    * * *
    h femenino ( read as ['atʃe]) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)
    * * *
    ----
    * * *
    h femenino ( read as ['atʃe]) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)
    * * *
    * bomba H = hydrogen bomb (H-bomb).
    * * *
    H, h
    ( read as /ˈatʃe/)
    1 (= hombre) M, male
    2 (= hembra) F, female
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    H    
    h.
    H,
    h sustantivo femenino ( read as /'atʃe/) the letter H, h ( ver tb hache)

    H, h f (letra) H, h

    'h' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - H
    - pasar
    - S.A.R.
    - sabihonda
    - sabihondo
    - sabionda
    - sabiondo
    - h.
    - hache
    - hacienda
    English:
    A
    - alcohol
    - alcoholic
    - antihistamine
    - behalf
    - boyhood
    - brotherhood
    - coherent
    - cohesion
    - cohesive
    - courtship
    - cubbyhole
    - diehard
    - dojo
    - fish-hook
    - H
    - ha ha
    - habitual
    - habitually
    - haematology
    - haemoglobin
    - haemophilia
    - haemophiliac
    - half
    - half-a-dozen
    - half-baked
    - half-breed
    - half-brother
    - half-caste
    - half-closed
    - half-day
    - half-dead
    - half-dressed
    - half-empty
    - half-full
    - half-hearted
    - half-heartedly
    - half-heartedness
    - half-holiday
    - half-hourly
    - half-mast
    - half-monthly
    - half-moon
    - half-naked
    - half-open
    - half-pay
    - half-pint
    - half-serious
    - half-sister
    - half-time
    * * *
    H1 (abrev de Hermano)
    Br
    H2
    1. (abrev de Hombre) M
    2. (abrev de Hembra) F
    H, h ['atʃe] nf
    [letra] H, h; Fam
    por h o por b for one reason or another
    * * *
    h nf
    : eighth letter of the Spanish alphabet

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  • 12 L

    f.
    l, letter l.
    * * *
    l
    1 ( litro) litre (US liter); (símbolo) l
    * * *
    ['ele]
    = l SF (=letra) L, l
    * * *
    l femenino (read as ['ele]) the letter L, l

    el salón hace (una) `L' — the living room is L-shaped

    * * *
    ----
    * operador (L) = (L) operator.
    * * *
    l femenino (read as ['ele]) the letter L, l

    el salón hace (una) `L' — the living room is L-shaped

    * * *
    * operador (L) = (L) operator.
    * * *
    L, l
    ( read as /ˈele/)
    una cocina haciendo `L' con el comedor a kitchen at right angles to the dining room
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    L    
    l.
    L,
    l sustantivo femenino (read as /'ele/) the letter L, l

    L, l f (letra) L, l

    'l' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abominable
    - accidental
    - actual
    - adaptable
    - L
    - S.L.
    - arroba
    - de
    - ele
    - especialista
    - l.
    - lejano
    - siete
    English:
    A-level
    - ability
    - able
    - abnormal
    - abnormally
    - abolish
    - abolition
    - abominable
    - abseil
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - abysmal
    - acceptable
    - accessible
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accordingly
    - accountable
    - accusingly
    - acknowledge
    - acknowledgement
    - acrylic
    - actual
    - actually
    - adaptable
    - additional
    - adjustable
    - admirable
    - admiral
    - admissible
    - adrenalin
    - advisable
    - aerial
    - aerosol
    - affiliated
    - aftershave (lotion)
    - agile
    - agreeable
    - agricultural
    - ailing
    - airlift
    - airlock
    - airmail
    - aisle
    - alarm
    - alarmed
    - alarming
    - alcohol
    - alcoholic
    - ale
    * * *
    L (abrev de lunes)
    Mon
    L, l ['ele] nf
    [letra] L, l
    * * *
    l nf
    : twelfth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > L

  • 13 S

    f. s.&pl.
    s, letter s.
    * * *
    S
    1 ( sur) south; (símbolo) S
    * * *
    ABR
    1) = sur S

    el 11-S — 9-11, Nine-Eleven

    3) = sobresaliente v.g.
    4) (Cine)
    * * *
    I
    s femenino (read as ['ese]) the letter S, s
    II
    (= sur) S, South
    * * *
    ----
    * operador (S) = (S) operator.
    * * *
    I
    s femenino (read as ['ese]) the letter S, s
    II
    (= sur) S, South
    * * *
    * operador (S) = (S) operator.
    * * *
    S, s
    ( read as /ˈese/)
    B (= segundo) sec.; second [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
    C (= Sur) S; South [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ]
    (Period):
    (en EE.UU.) 9/11; (en Chile) deposition of President Allende 1973
    * * *
    S (abrev de septiembre)
    Sept;
    el 11-S 9-11
    S, s ['ese] nf
    [letra] S, s
    * * *
    S
    abr (= sur) S (= South(ern))
    * * *
    s nf
    : twentieth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > S

  • 14 Secretario de Estado, el

    = State Secretary, the
    Ex. Unfortunately, we cannot but notice that the letter of the State Secretary contains much false information and contradictions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Secretario de Estado, el

  • 15 T

    f.
    t, letter t.
    * * *
    I
    =t [te]
    SF (=letra) T, t II
    ABR
    =t ABR = tonelada t, ton
    * * *
    t femenino (read as [te]) the letter T, t
    * * *
    ----
    * S + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * T-1 = T-1.
    * T-3 = T-3.
    * * *
    t femenino (read as [te]) the letter T, t
    * * *
    * S + T (Ciencia y Tecnología) = S & T (Science and Technology).
    * T-1 = T-1.
    * T-3 = T-3.
    * * *
    T, t
    ( read as /te/)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    T    
    T.    
    t.
    T,
    t sustantivo femenino (read as /te/) the letter T, t

    T, t f (letra) T, t

    't' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abandonar
    - abandonarse
    - abarcar
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatir
    - abate
    - abatimiento
    - abonarse
    - abortar
    - abrir
    - abreviar
    - abrigar
    - absoluta
    - absolutamente
    - absoluto
    - abundar
    - abusar
    - acabar
    - acalorarse
    - acariciar
    - acaso
    - aceptar
    - aceptación
    - acero
    - acertada
    - acertado
    - achacar
    - achantarse
    - aclararse
    - aclimatarse
    - aconsejar
    - acordarse
    - adelantar
    - adelante
    - adiós
    - adivinar
    - adónde
    - advertir
    - agradar
    - agrado
    - aguantar
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alarde
    - alcanzar
    - algo
    - almorzar
    English:
    abate
    - abbot
    - abbreviate
    - abdicate
    - ability
    - abort
    - abortive
    - about
    - absolute
    - accelerate
    - accelerator
    - accentuate
    - accommodate
    - accomplished
    - accumulate
    - accurate
    - acetate
    - acetone
    - achieve
    - achievement
    - acquisitive
    - acquit
    - activate
    - activity
    - acute
    - additive
    - adequate
    - administrative
    - administrator
    - admit
    - admittance
    - admittedly
    - adulterate
    - adversity
    - advert
    - advertisement
    - advocate
    - affectionate
    - affiliated
    - affinity
    - affirmative
    - afloat
    - afterthought
    - aggravate
    - aggravating
    - aggregate
    - agitate
    - agitator
    - airport
    - airtight
    * * *
    T
    1. (abrev de torre) [en notación de ajedrez] R
    2. (abrev de tara) t
    T, t [te] nf
    [letra] T, t
    * * *
    t nf
    : twenty-first letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > T

  • 16 V

    f.
    1 v, letter v.
    2 V, vanadium.
    * * *
    V
    1 ( usted) you
    ————————
    V
    1 ( voltio) volt; (símbolo) V
    * * *
    ['uβe] [be'korta]
    = v (LAm) SF (=letra) V, v

    V chica (LAm) *, V corta (LAm)*(the letter) V

    V de la victoria (gen) V for victory; (=signo) victory sign, V-sign

    V doble ( Esp), doble V — (LAm) (the letter) W

    * * *
    I
    v femenino ( read as [be, be 'korta, be 'tʃika, be pe'keɲa] or (Esp) ['uβe]) the letter V, v
    II
    v
    1) (= varón) M, male
    2) (= versus) v, vs, versus
    3) (= verso) v, verse
    * * *
    ----
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * * *
    I
    v femenino ( read as [be, be 'korta, be 'tʃika, be pe'keɲa] or (Esp) ['uβe]) the letter V, v
    II
    v
    1) (= varón) M, male
    2) (= versus) v, vs, versus
    3) (= verso) v, verse
    * * *
    * en forma de V = V-shaped.
    * * *
    V, v
    read as /be/, /be ˈkorta/, /be ˈtʃika/, /be peˈkeɲa/ or ( Esp) /ˈuβe/
    B (= varón) M, male
    C (= versus) v, vs, versus
    D (= verso) v, verse
    * * *

    V,
    v sustantivo femenino ( read as /be/, /be 'korta/, /be 'tʃika/, /be pe'keɲa/ or (Esp) /'uBe/) the letter V, v

    V, v f (letra) V, v

    'V' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aclarar
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bien
    - birlar
    - corte
    - dejar
    - embrutecerse
    - haber
    - relampaguear
    - v.gr.
    - v.s.
    - amanecer
    - amenazar
    - anochecer
    - arrellanarse
    - atardecer
    - be
    - briznar
    - chispear
    - clarear
    - cuello
    - cuña
    - C.V.
    - deber
    - descargar
    - despejar
    - escampar
    - escote
    - estar
    - garuar
    - gotear
    - granizar
    - hacer
    - helar
    - ir
    - llevar
    - llover
    - lloviznar
    - nevar
    - oscurecer
    - pico
    - poder
    - que
    - qué
    - quinto
    - refrescar
    - ser
    - signo
    - temblar
    English:
    abbreviate
    - abbreviation
    - abortive
    - above
    - abrasive
    - abusive
    - achieve
    - acquisitive
    - active
    - activist
    - activity
    - addictive
    - additive
    - adhesive
    - adjective
    - administrative
    - affirmative
    - aftershave (lotion)
    - aggressive
    - alive
    - alleviate
    - alternative
    - ambivalent
    - anchovy
    - anniversary
    - appreciative
    - apprehensive
    - approval
    - approve
    - approving
    - argumentative
    - arrival
    - arrive
    - assertive
    - attentive
    - attractive
    - authoritative
    - averse
    - aversion
    - avert
    - aviation
    - avoid
    - avoidable
    - back
    - balaclava
    - beaver
    - beehive
    - behave
    - believe
    - believer
    * * *
    V (abrev de viernes)
    F
    V, v [ Esp 'u£e, Am be'korta] nf
    [letra] V, v;
    * * *
    v nf
    : twenty-third letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > V

  • 17 W

    f.
    1 w, letter w.
    2 W, tungsten.
    * * *
    W
    1 ( vatio) watt; (símbolo) W
    * * *
    I
    ['uβe 'doβle]
    LAm ['doβle be] SF (=letra) W, w II ABR
    = vatio w
    * * *
    w femenino ( read as ['doβle βe, 'doβle u] or (Esp) ['doβle 'uβe, 'uβe 'ðoβle]) the letter W, w
    * * *
    ----
    * operador (W) = (W) operator.
    * w (vatio) = watt (w).
    * * *
    w femenino ( read as ['doβle βe, 'doβle u] or (Esp) ['doβle 'uβe, 'uβe 'ðoβle]) the letter W, w
    * * *
    w (vatio)
    (n.) = watt (w)

    Ex: The power requirement ranged from 45.48 to 51.60 watts.

    * operador (W) = (W) operator.
    * w (vatio) = watt (w).
    * * *
    W, w
    read as /ˈdoβle βe/, /ˈdoβle u/ or ( Esp) /ˈuβe ˈðoβle/, /ˈdoβle ˈuβe/
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    W    
    w.
    W,
    w sustantivo femenino ( read as /'doBle Be/, /'doBle u/ or (Esp) /'doBle 'uBe/, /'uBe 'ðoBle/) the letter W, w

    W, w f (letra) W, w

    'W' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    O
    - doble
    - O.
    - uve
    - w.
    English:
    afterwards
    - anyone
    - award
    - awash
    - awoke
    - awoken
    - baby-walker
    - bewildered
    - bewildering
    - bewitch
    - bewitching
    - bodywork
    - bourgeois
    - bourgeoisie
    - brushwood
    - busywork
    - byword
    - catchword
    - chairwoman
    - chihuahua
    - co-worker
    - countrywoman
    - daisywheel
    - dishwasher
    - dishwasherproof
    - dishwater
    - Dutchwoman
    - earthworm
    - earwig
    - Englishwoman
    - everyone
    - eyewash
    - eyewitness
    - firewood
    - fireworks
    - forewarn
    - foreword
    - forward
    - four-wheel drive
    - freewheel
    - Frenchwoman
    - freshwater
    - glow-worm
    - handiwork
    - hero-worship
    - iguana
    - Irishwoman
    - jaywalk
    - jaywalker
    - jaywalking
    * * *
    W, w nf
    [letra] W, w
    * * *
    w nf
    : twenty-fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > W

  • 18 X

    f.
    x, letter x.
    * * *
    ['ekis]
    SF (=letra) X, x
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    ----
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    x femenino (read as ['ekis]) the letter X, x
    * * *
    * cromosoma X = x chromosome.
    * rayo X = X ray.
    * * *
    X, x
    ( read as /ˈekis/)
    * * *

    X,
    x sustantivo femenino (read as /'ekis/) the letter X, x

    X, x f (letra) X, x

    'x' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    eje
    - multiplicarse
    - ósea
    - óseo
    - radiar
    - radiografía
    - rayo
    - sala
    - votar
    - X
    - equis
    - igual
    - todoterreno
    English:
    attention
    - cross
    - legal-size
    - letter-size
    - lie
    - notebook
    - pit
    - X
    - X-film
    - X-ray
    - X-ray therapy
    - fool
    - four
    - nouveau riche
    - trousseau
    - X-rated
    * * *
    X (abrev de miércoles)
    W, Wed
    X, x ['ekis]
    nf
    1. [letra] X, x
    2. Cine
    película X X-rated movie;
    sala X = cinema that shows porn movies
    nmf
    * * *
    x nf
    : twenty-fifth letter of the Spanish alphabet

    Spanish-English dictionary > X

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    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

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    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)
    * * *

    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

  • 20 a + Posesivo + entender

    = to the best of + Posesivo + belief
    Ex. The affidavit states that facts in the letter are true and accurate to the best of her belief.
    * * *
    = to the best of + Posesivo + belief

    Ex: The affidavit states that facts in the letter are true and accurate to the best of her belief.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a + Posesivo + entender

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