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library's function

  • 1 biblioteca

    f.
    1 library (lugar, conjunto de libros).
    biblioteca ambulante/pública mobile/public library
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library
    2 bookcase (forniture).
    * * *
    1 library
    2 (mueble) bookcase, bookshelf
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (=edificio) library

    biblioteca ambulante — mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)

    biblioteca circulante[de préstamo] lending library; [ambulante] circulating library

    2) (=mueble) bookcase, bookshelves pl
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
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    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.

    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.

    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.

    * * *
    1 (institución, lugar) library
    biblioteca universitaria/pública university/public library
    biblioteca de consulta reference library
    biblioteca ambulante or móvil mobile library
    biblioteca circulante mobile library
    biblioteca de componentes visuales ( Inf) visual component library, VCL
    ratón2 (↑ ratón (2))
    2 (colección) collection
    3 (mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *

     

    biblioteca sustantivo femenino
    a) (institución, lugar) library;

    biblioteca pública/de consulta public/reference library



    biblioteca sustantivo femenino library
    biblioteca pública, public library
    ' biblioteca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcanzar
    - cerca
    - conservador
    - conservadora
    - descuidarse
    - laguna
    - pertenecer
    - pública
    - público
    - ratón
    - albergar
    - ambulante
    - carné
    - celador
    - consulta
    - curiosear
    English:
    bookmobile
    - bookworm
    - library
    - microfilm
    - mobile library
    - monastery
    - public library
    - reference library
    - sign out
    - addition
    - be
    - book
    - down
    - peace
    - reference
    * * *
    1. [lugar] library
    biblioteca ambulante mobile library;
    biblioteca de consulta reference library;
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library;
    biblioteca pública public library
    2. [conjunto de libros] library
    3. Chile, Perú, RP [mueble] bookcase
    * * *
    f
    1 library
    2 mueble bookcase
    * * *
    : library
    * * *
    1. (edificio, conjunto de libros) library [pl. libraries]
    2. (mueble) bookcase

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca

  • 2 función

    f.
    1 function, interrelation, relationship, interrelationship.
    2 show, performance.
    3 function, duty, job.
    4 function, feature.
    5 function, mathematical function.
    * * *
    1 (gen) function
    2 (cargo) duty
    3 (espectáculo) performance, show
    \
    en función de according to
    en funciones acting
    entrar en función (persona) to take up one's post
    estar en funciones to be in office
    función de noche evening performance
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) duty
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=actividad) [física, de máquina] function
    2) (=papel) function

    ¿cuál es la función del Estado? — what is the function of the State?

    es una escultura que también cumple o hace la función de puerta — it is a sculpture which also acts as o serves as a door

    desempeñar la función de director/inspector/secretario — to have o hold the position of director/inspector/secretary

    la función de hacer algo — the task of doing sth

    las fuerzas armadas tienen la función de proteger el paísthe role o function of the armed forces is to protect the country

    3) pl funciones
    a) (=deberes) duties

    excederse o extralimitarse en sus funciones — to exceed one's duties

    b)

    en funciones — [ministro, alcalde, presidente] acting antes de s

    entrar en funciones — [funcionario] to take up one's duties o post; [ministro, alcalde, presidente] to take up office, assume office; [organismo] to come into being

    4)

    en función de

    a) (=según) according to

    el punto de ebullición del agua varía en función de la presión atmosférica — the boiling point of water varies according to atmospheric pressure

    el desarrollo cultural está en función de la estructura política de un país — cultural development depends on the political structure of a country

    b) (=basándose en) on the basis of

    los consumidores realizan sus compras en función de la calidad y el precio — consumers make their purchases on the basis of quality and price

    5) (=espectáculo) [de teatro, ópera] performance; [de títeres, variedades, musical] show

    función continuada Cono Sur continuous performance

    función de noche — late performance, evening performance

    6)

    la función públicathe civil service

    7) (Mat) function
    8) (Ling) function
    * * *
    1)
    a) (cometido, propósito) function

    la función del mediadorthe role o function of the mediator

    cumple/tiene la función de... — it performs the function of...

    b) funciones masculino plural duties (pl)

    entrar en funciones — (AmL) empleado to take up one's post; presidente to assume office

    2) (Fisiol) function; (Mat) function; (Ling) function
    3) (de teatro, circo) performance; ( de cine) showing, performance
    * * *
    = capability, feature, function, function, purpose, role, hat, functionality, function.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS contains a so-called 'help' capability.
    Ex. Another way of doing this search is to use the lateral searching feature.
    Ex. The function of a catalog is to inform a library user whether or not the library contains a particular book specified by author and title.
    Ex. Select a function from the menu by pressing the key listed to the left.
    Ex. Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex. The role of analytical entries in an online catalogue is less clear.
    Ex. The city librarian has commonly been a general cultural consultant, often with more than one hat, with the curatorship of the museum and/or art gallery as additional offices.
    Ex. This article describes the functionality of CARL software for this purpose, loads a brief rundown of data bases, and gives the criteria for selecting data bases.
    Ex. The workshop consisted of an inaugural function, a series of lectures, a panel discussion and a valedictory function.
    ----
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adoptar una función = step up to + role.
    * ambigüedad de funciones = role ambiguity.
    * asumir una función = take upon + Reflexivo + role.
    * claridad de funciones = role clarity.
    * conferir una función = confer + function.
    * conflicto de funciones = role conflict.
    * con una función destacada = high profile.
    * cumplir una función = fulfil + function.
    * definir una función = formulate + role.
    * descripción de las funciones = job description, job profile.
    * desempeñando muchas funciones = in many capacities.
    * desempeñar bien una función = perform + well.
    * desempeñar + Posesivo + funciones = do + Posesivo + business.
    * desempeñar una buena función = produce + the goods.
    * desempeñar una función = fulfil + purpose, perform + function, play + role, discharge + function, discharge + duty, perform + role, articulate + role, fit into + the picture, play + Posesivo + part.
    * distribución en función del género = gender distribution.
    * ejecutar una función = run + function.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en funciones = acting + Cargo.
    * estar en función de = be a function of.
    * evaluación del impacto en función del género = gender-impact assessment.
    * examinar la función de Algo = investigate + role.
    * función bibliotecaria = library function.
    * función cognitiva = cognitive function.
    * función de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * función de consulta = enquiry function.
    * función de corrección = editing function.
    * función de extracción y copiado = pull function.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * función de la correlación de los cosenos = cosine correlation function.
    * función de servicio = service function.
    * función de solapamiento = overlap function.
    * función dominante = alpha role.
    * funciones de edición = editing facilities.
    * funciones del personal = staff duties.
    * funciones del puesto de trabajo = position + entail + duty.
    * funciones de modificación = editing facilities.
    * función esencial = vital role.
    * función por tecla = keyboard function.
    * función vital = vital role.
    * indicador de función = operator, role indicator.
    * inversión de funciones = reversal of roles, role reversal.
    * operador de función = role.
    * que se concede en función de las necesidades económicas = means-tested.
    * rol establecido en función del sexo = gender role.
    * seleccionar una función = invoke + function.
    * tecla de función = function key.
    * tecla de función del programa = programme function key.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (cometido, propósito) function

    la función del mediadorthe role o function of the mediator

    cumple/tiene la función de... — it performs the function of...

    b) funciones masculino plural duties (pl)

    entrar en funciones — (AmL) empleado to take up one's post; presidente to assume office

    2) (Fisiol) function; (Mat) function; (Ling) function
    3) (de teatro, circo) performance; ( de cine) showing, performance
    * * *
    = capability, feature, function, function, purpose, role, hat, functionality, function.

    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS contains a so-called 'help' capability.

    Ex: Another way of doing this search is to use the lateral searching feature.
    Ex: The function of a catalog is to inform a library user whether or not the library contains a particular book specified by author and title.
    Ex: Select a function from the menu by pressing the key listed to the left.
    Ex: Chapters 7 and 8 introduced the problems associated with author cataloguing and have surveyed the purpose of cataloguing codes.
    Ex: The role of analytical entries in an online catalogue is less clear.
    Ex: The city librarian has commonly been a general cultural consultant, often with more than one hat, with the curatorship of the museum and/or art gallery as additional offices.
    Ex: This article describes the functionality of CARL software for this purpose, loads a brief rundown of data bases, and gives the criteria for selecting data bases.
    Ex: The workshop consisted of an inaugural function, a series of lectures, a panel discussion and a valedictory function.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adoptar una función = step up to + role.
    * ambigüedad de funciones = role ambiguity.
    * asumir una función = take upon + Reflexivo + role.
    * claridad de funciones = role clarity.
    * conferir una función = confer + function.
    * conflicto de funciones = role conflict.
    * con una función destacada = high profile.
    * cumplir una función = fulfil + function.
    * definir una función = formulate + role.
    * descripción de las funciones = job description, job profile.
    * desempeñando muchas funciones = in many capacities.
    * desempeñar bien una función = perform + well.
    * desempeñar + Posesivo + funciones = do + Posesivo + business.
    * desempeñar una buena función = produce + the goods.
    * desempeñar una función = fulfil + purpose, perform + function, play + role, discharge + function, discharge + duty, perform + role, articulate + role, fit into + the picture, play + Posesivo + part.
    * distribución en función del género = gender distribution.
    * ejecutar una función = run + function.
    * en función de = according to, as a function of, depending on/upon.
    * en funciones = acting + Cargo.
    * estar en función de = be a function of.
    * evaluación del impacto en función del género = gender-impact assessment.
    * examinar la función de Algo = investigate + role.
    * función bibliotecaria = library function.
    * función cognitiva = cognitive function.
    * función de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * función de consulta = enquiry function.
    * función de corrección = editing function.
    * función de extracción y copiado = pull function.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * función de la correlación de los cosenos = cosine correlation function.
    * función de servicio = service function.
    * función de solapamiento = overlap function.
    * función dominante = alpha role.
    * funciones de edición = editing facilities.
    * funciones del personal = staff duties.
    * funciones del puesto de trabajo = position + entail + duty.
    * funciones de modificación = editing facilities.
    * función esencial = vital role.
    * función por tecla = keyboard function.
    * función vital = vital role.
    * indicador de función = operator, role indicator.
    * inversión de funciones = reversal of roles, role reversal.
    * operador de función = role.
    * que se concede en función de las necesidades económicas = means-tested.
    * rol establecido en función del sexo = gender role.
    * seleccionar una función = invoke + function.
    * tecla de función = function key.
    * tecla de función del programa = programme function key.
    * tener la doble función = double as, double up as.
    * tener la función de = be in the business of.

    * * *
    A
    1 (cometido, propósito) function
    un mueble que cumple distintas funciones a piece of furniture which serves more than one purpose o function
    la función del árbitro en estas disputas the role o function of the mediator in these disputes
    2
    (tarea, deber): en el ejercicio de sus funciones in the performance of her duties, while carrying out her duties
    se excedió en sus funciones he exceeded his powers
    fue suspendido de sus funciones he was suspended from duty
    lo firmó el secretario en funciones the acting secretary signed it
    entrar en funciones ( AmL) «empleado» to take up one's post;
    «presidente» to assume office
    en función de according to
    el precio se determina en función de la oferta y la demanda the price is fixed according to supply and demand
    salario en función de la experiencia y formación aportadas salary according to experience and qualifications
    una casa diseñada en función de las personas que la van a ocupar a house designed with the future occupants in mind
    B ( Fisiol) function
    C
    1 ( Mat) function
    2 ( Ling) function
    Compuestos:
    part of speech
    periodic function
    D (de teatro) performance; (de circo) performance, show; (de cine) showing, performance
    Compuestos:
    benefit, charity performance
    ( AmL exc CS) continuous performance
    (CS) continuous performance
    late show
    late evening performance
    * * *

     

    función sustantivo femenino
    1
    a) (cometido, propósito) function;

    tiene la función de … it performs the function of …;

    salario en función de la experiencia salary according to experience
    b)

    funciones sustantivo masculino plural

    duties (pl);
    en el ejercicio de sus funciones in the performance of her duties;
    el secretario en funciones the acting secretary;
    entrar en funciones (AmL) [ empleado] to take up one's post;

    [ presidente] to assume office
    2 (Fisiol, Mat, Ling) function
    3 (de teatro, circo) performance;
    ( de cine) showing, performance;

    función sustantivo femenino
    1 Cine Teat performance
    2 (finalidad, tarea) function
    3 (cargo, empleo) duties pl: le han nombrado presidente en funciones, he has been appointed acting president
    4 Mat function
    ♦ Locuciones: en función de, depending on
    ' función' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cometido
    - como
    - concierto
    - desempeñar
    - destinar
    - mañana
    - matinal
    - papel
    - relevar
    - rotar
    - sitio
    - asignación
    - asignar
    - auspiciar
    - ejecutivo
    - estar
    - gala
    - noche
    - tanda
    - títere
    English:
    benefit
    - deny
    - duty
    - excuse
    - frequent
    - function
    - function key
    - guffaw
    - mill about
    - mill around
    - pantomime
    - performance
    - show
    - assignment
    - book
    - dual
    - matinee
    * * *
    nf
    1. [actividad, objetivo] function;
    [trabajo] duty;
    la función de estas columnas es sólo decorativa these columns have a purely decorative function;
    esta pieza desempeña una función clave this part has a crucial function o role;
    la función del coordinador es hacer que todo discurra sin contratiempos the coordinator's job o function is to make sure everything goes smoothly;
    desempeña las funciones de portavoz he acts as spokesperson;
    director en funciones acting director;
    entrar en funciones [en empresa, organización] to take up one's post;
    [ministro] to take up office Biol función clorofílica photosynthesis
    2. [en teatro, cine] show
    función benéfica charity performance, benefit;
    función continua continuous performance;
    RP función continuada continuous performance;
    función de noche evening performance;
    3. Ling function;
    en función de sujeto functioning as a subject
    4. Mat function
    función periódica periodic function
    en función de loc prep
    depending on;
    estar o [m5] ir en función de to depend on, to be dependent on;
    las ayudas se conceden en función de los ingresos familiares the amount of benefit given depends o is dependent on family income, the benefits are means-tested
    * * *
    f
    1 purpose, function
    2 en el trabajo duty
    3
    :
    en funciones acting;
    entrar en funciones take office
    4 TEA performance
    5
    :
    en función de according to
    * * *
    1) : function
    2) : duty
    3) : performance, show
    * * *
    1. (actividad) function
    2. (representación) performance / show

    Spanish-English dictionary > función

  • 3 función de la biblioteca

    Ex. A sound policy with respect to these categories requires a clear sense of the library's function and priorities.
    * * *

    Ex: A sound policy with respect to these categories requires a clear sense of the library's function and priorities.

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  • 4 prioridad de la biblioteca

    Ex. A sound policy with respect to these categories requires a clear sense of the library's function and priorities.
    * * *

    Ex: A sound policy with respect to these categories requires a clear sense of the library's function and priorities.

    Spanish-English dictionary > prioridad de la biblioteca

  • 5 Library Tour

    Nota: Programa de ordenador que permite al lector averiguar la localización de los servicios y fondos de una biblioteca.
    Ex. A program called 'Library Tour' has been developed which responds to the user's input on possible movements within the library, and indicates which library services or section of stock will be found at the point reached.
    * * *
    Nota: Programa de ordenador que permite al lector averiguar la localización de los servicios y fondos de una biblioteca.

    Ex: A program called 'Library Tour' has been developed which responds to the user's input on possible movements within the library, and indicates which library services or section of stock will be found at the point reached.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Library Tour

  • 6 a + Posesivo + servicio

    = at + Posesivo + service
    Ex. The article 'Also at your service' describes the history, function, collection and facilities at the Science Museum Library, which serves as a back-up library to the British Library Lending Division.
    * * *
    = at + Posesivo + service

    Ex: The article 'Also at your service' describes the history, function, collection and facilities at the Science Museum Library, which serves as a back-up library to the British Library Lending Division.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a + Posesivo + servicio

  • 7 a juzgar por

    judging by
    * * *
    = to judge by, judging by, judging from
    Ex. To judge by some of the comments presented here, weeding may function as a homogenizing agent in many public libraries, creating a situation where the product lines (books) offered show little variation from library to library.
    Ex. The number of titles is expected to double within a relatively short period, judging by the enthusiasm expressed by the publishers.
    Ex. Judging from the history of warfare and skirmish between the British and the French, I am surprised you are so civil towards each other.
    * * *
    = to judge by, judging by, judging from

    Ex: To judge by some of the comments presented here, weeding may function as a homogenizing agent in many public libraries, creating a situation where the product lines (books) offered show little variation from library to library.

    Ex: The number of titles is expected to double within a relatively short period, judging by the enthusiasm expressed by the publishers.
    Ex: Judging from the history of warfare and skirmish between the British and the French, I am surprised you are so civil towards each other.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a juzgar por

  • 8 a partir de ahora

    = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now
    Ex. From now on we will refer to library catalogues simply as catalogues.
    Ex. From this point on in the text the Colon Classification will be referred to by the commonly used abbreviation CC.
    Ex. Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex. Public inputs received on proposed new methodologies will be as of now available in the CDM web site.
    * * *
    = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now

    Ex: From now on we will refer to library catalogues simply as catalogues.

    Ex: From this point on in the text the Colon Classification will be referred to by the commonly used abbreviation CC.
    Ex: Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex: Public inputs received on proposed new methodologies will be as of now available in the CDM web site.

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  • 9 a partir de entonces

    = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on
    Ex. By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.
    Ex. Later cataloguing codes have tended to regard filing as a separate issue, and hereafter, special codes for filing are evident.
    Ex. At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex. No further developments in binding technology took place until the 1850s, whereafter most of the innovators were American, not English.
    Ex. Until the mid seventeenth century compositors generally sat to their work, but from then on it became more usual to compose standing up, an easier position for fast work.
    Ex. From 1751 to 1766 he copied out the details of all the various processes in two books, which were thenceforth kept in the factory's archives.
    Ex. Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex. Compound interest is the concept of adding accumulated interest back to the principal, so that interest is earned on interest from that moment on.
    * * *
    = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on

    Ex: By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.

    Ex: Later cataloguing codes have tended to regard filing as a separate issue, and hereafter, special codes for filing are evident.
    Ex: At the two extremes, the order may simply be decided for each topic as and when it arises, and followed thereafter.
    Ex: No further developments in binding technology took place until the 1850s, whereafter most of the innovators were American, not English.
    Ex: Until the mid seventeenth century compositors generally sat to their work, but from then on it became more usual to compose standing up, an easier position for fast work.
    Ex: From 1751 to 1766 he copied out the details of all the various processes in two books, which were thenceforth kept in the factory's archives.
    Ex: Henceforth the inventory function was no longer to be a part of the functions of the library's catalog.
    Ex: Compound interest is the concept of adding accumulated interest back to the principal, so that interest is earned on interest from that moment on.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a partir de entonces

  • 10 abandonar

    v.
    1 to leave (place).
    María abandonó la habitación rápidamente Mary abandoned the room quickly.
    2 to leave (person).
    3 to give up (estudios).
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year
    4 to abandon, to desert, to forsake, to bail out on.
    Pedro abandonó a su familia Peter abandoned his family.
    Silvia abandonó sus sueños por Pedro Silvia abandoned her dreams for Peter.
    5 to quit, to cease trying, to desist, to give up.
    María abandonó Mary quit.
    6 to check out on.
    * * *
    1 (desamparar) to abandon, forsake
    2 (lugar) to leave, quit
    3 (actividad) to give up, withdraw from
    4 (traicionar) to desert
    5 (renunciar) to relinquish, renounce
    6 (descuidar) to neglect
    7 DEPORTE (retirarse) to withdraw from
    1 (descuidarse) to neglect oneself, let oneself go
    2 (entregarse) to give oneself up (a, to)
    3 (ceder) to give in
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dejar abandonado) [+ cónyuge, hijo] to abandon, desert; [+ animal, casa, posesiones] to abandon; [+ obligaciones] to neglect

    la abandonó por otra mujerhe abandoned o deserted her for another woman

    2) (=marcharse de) [+ lugar, organización] to leave
    3) (=renunciar a) [+ estudios, proyecto] to give up, abandon; [+ costumbre, cargo] to give up; [+ privilegio, título] to renounce, relinquish

    hemos abandonado la idea de montar un negociowe have given up o abandoned the idea of starting a business

    si el tratamiento no da resultado lo abandonaremos — if the treatment doesn't work, we'll abandon it

    4) [buen humor, suerte] to desert
    2. VI
    1) (Atletismo) [antes de la prueba] to pull out, withdraw; [durante la prueba] to pull out, retire
    2) (Boxeo) to concede defeat, throw in the towel * o (EEUU) sponge
    3) (Ajedrez) to resign, concede
    4) (Inform) to quit
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.
    Ex. The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex. The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex. Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex. It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex. Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex. The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex. Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex. The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex. In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex. Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex. The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex. A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex. Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex. One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex. At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex. A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    ----
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algoa vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.

    Ex: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex: Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex: The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex: It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex: The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex: Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex: In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex: The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex: A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex: Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex: One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex: At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex: A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.

    * * *
    abandonar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ( frml); ‹lugar› to leave
    el público abandonó el teatro the audience left the theater
    se le concedió un plazo de 48 horas para abandonar el país he was given 48 hours to leave the country
    miles de personas abandonan la capital durante el verano thousands of people leave the capital in the summer
    las tropas han comenzado a abandonar el área the troops have started to pull out of o leave the area
    abandonó la reunión en señal de protesta he walked out of the meeting in protest
    2 ‹persona›
    abandonó a su familia he abandoned o deserted his family
    lo abandonó por otro she left him for another man
    abandonó al bebé en la puerta del hospital she abandoned o left the baby at the entrance to the hospital
    abandonar a algn A algo to abandon sb TO sth
    decidió volver, abandonando al grupo a su suerte he decided to turn back, abandoning the group to its fate
    3 ‹coche/barco› to abandon
    B «fuerzas» to desert
    las fuerzas lo abandonaron y cayó al suelo his strength deserted him and he fell to the floor
    la suerte me ha abandonado my luck has run out o deserted me
    nunca lo abandona el buen humor he's always good-humored, his good humor never deserts him
    C ‹actividad/propósito› to give up
    abandonó los estudios she abandoned o gave up her studies
    ¿vas a abandonar el curso cuando te falta tan poco? you're not going to drop out of o give up the course at this late stage, are you?
    abandonó la lucha he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle
    ha abandonado toda pretensión de salir elegido he has given up o abandoned any hopes he had of being elected
    abandonó la terapia he gave up his therapy, he stopped having therapy
    ■ abandonar
    vi
    ( Dep)
    1 (antes de iniciarse la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    2 (una vez iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; (en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat, throw in the towel
    A
    (descuidarse): desde que tuvo hijos se ha abandonado since she had her children she's let herself go
    no te abandones y ve al médico don't neglect your health, go and see the doctor
    B (entregarse) abandonarse A algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself TO sth
    se abandonó al ocio she gave herself up to o abandoned herself to a life of leisure
    se abandonó al sueño he gave in to o succumbed to sleep, he let sleep overcome him, he surrendered to sleep
    * * *

     

    abandonar ( conjugate abandonar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ‹ lugar to leave

    b)familia/bebé to leave, abandon;

    marido/amante to leave;
    coche/barco to abandon;

    2 [ fuerzas] to desert
    3
    a)actividad/propósito/esperanza to give up;

    abandonar los estudios to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) ‹carrera/partido to retire from, pull out of

    verbo intransitivo (Dep)
    a) (en carrera, competición) to pull out


    (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    abandonarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( entregarse) abandonarse a algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself to sth
    2 ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    abandonar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (irse de) to leave, quit: tenemos que vernos hoy, porque mañana abandono Madrid, we've got to see eachother today because I'm leaving Madrid tomorrow
    2 (a una persona, a un animal) to abandon
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte, to leave someone to his fate
    3 (un proyecto, los estudios) to give up
    4 Dep (retirarse de una carrera) to drop out of
    (un deporte) to drop
    II vi (desfallecer) to give up: los resultados no son los esperados, pero no abandones, the results aren't as good as we expected, but don't give up
    ' abandonar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejar
    - botar
    - plantar
    English:
    abandon
    - back away
    - cast aside
    - caution
    - desert
    - drop
    - forsake
    - free
    - give up on
    - habit
    - idea
    - jettison
    - leave
    - quit
    - retire
    - scrap
    - stand by
    - throw in
    - walk out
    - ditch
    - give
    - maroon
    - stick
    - vacate
    - walk
    * * *
    vt
    1. [lugar] to leave;
    [barco, vehículo] to abandon;
    abandonó la sala tras el discurso she left the hall after the speech;
    abandonó su pueblo para trabajar en la ciudad she left her home town for a job in the city;
    abandonar el barco to abandon ship;
    ¡abandonen el barco! abandon ship!;
    abandonar algo a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sth to its fate;
    los cascos azules abandonarán pronto la región the UN peacekeeping troops will soon be pulling out of the region
    2. [persona] to leave;
    [hijo, animal] to abandon;
    abandonó a su hijo she abandoned her son;
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sb to their fate;
    ¡nunca te abandonaré! I'll never leave you!
    3. [estudios] to give up;
    [proyecto] to abandon;
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year;
    han amenazado con abandonar las negociaciones they have threatened to walk out of the negotiations;
    han amenazado con abandonar la liga they have threatened to pull out of the league;
    abandonar la lucha to give up the fight
    4. [sujeto: suerte, buen humor] to desert;
    lo abandonaron las fuerzas y tuvo que retirarse his strength gave out and he had to drop out;
    nunca la abandona su buen humor she never loses her good humour
    vi
    1. [en carrera, competición] to pull out, to withdraw;
    [en ajedrez] to resign; [en boxeo] to throw in the towel;
    abandonó en el primer asalto his corner threw in the towel in the first round;
    una avería lo obligó a abandonar en la segunda vuelta a mechanical fault forced him to retire on the second lap
    2. [rendirse] to give up;
    no abandones ahora que estás casi al final don't give up now you've almost reached the end
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 lugar leave; a alguien abandon; a esposa, hijos desert; objeto abandon, dump
    2 idea give up, abandon; actividad give up, drop
    II v/i DEP pull out
    * * *
    1) dejar: to abandon, to leave
    2) : to give up, to quit
    abandonaron la búsqueda: they gave up the search
    * * *
    1. (una persona) to abandon / to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    2. (un sitio) to leave
    3. (una actividad) to give up [pt. gave; pp. given]
    4. (una competición) to withdraw [pt. withdraw; pp. withdrawn]

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonar

  • 11 abocado al fracaso

    = failing, doomed
    Ex. Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
    Ex. Unlike in 1990 when the genre seemed doomed, it has become an increasingly robust and acceptable segment of American publishing.
    * * *
    = failing, doomed

    Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.

    Ex: Unlike in 1990 when the genre seemed doomed, it has become an increasingly robust and acceptable segment of American publishing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abocado al fracaso

  • 12 actuar

    v.
    1 to act (obrar, producir efecto).
    actúa de o como escudo it acts o serves as a shield
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centers
    Juana actúa como reina Johanna acts like a queen.
    Actué bien I acted [behaved] well.
    Ricardo actuó en el incendio Richard acted=took action during the fire.
    2 to undertake proceedings (law).
    3 to perform, to act.
    en esta película actúa Victoria Abril Victoria Abril appears in this film
    4 to perform on, to act out.
    5 to perform judicial acts, to prosecute, to litigate, to bring an action.
    El juez actúa legalmente The judge performs judicial acts legally.
    * * *
    (stressed ú in certain persons of certain tenses)
    Present Indicative
    actúo, actúas, actúa, actuamos, actuáis, actúan.
    Present Subjunctive
    actúe, actúes, actúe, actuemos, actuéis, actúen.
    Imperative
    actúa (tú), actúe (él/Vd.), actuemos (nos.), actuad (vos.), actúen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    to act, perform
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) [actor] to act; [cantante, banda, compañía, equipo] to perform

    actuar en una películato act o be in a film

    2) (=obrar) to act

    actúa como o de mediador en el conflicto — he's acting as a mediator in the conflict

    actúa de manera rarahe's acting o behaving strangely

    3) (Jur) (=proceder) to institute (legal) proceedings; [abogado] to act
    4) (=tener efecto) to act
    2.
    VT (=hacer funcionar) to work, operate
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.
    Ex. AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.
    Ex. All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex. Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex. The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex. 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex. Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex. Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex. At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex. There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex. Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex. Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex. Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    ----
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.

    Ex: AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.

    Ex: All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex: Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex: The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex: 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex: Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex: Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex: At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex: There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex: Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex: Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex: Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.

    * * *
    actuar [ A18 ]
    vi
    1 «persona» (obrar) to act
    actuó de or como mediador he acted as a mediator
    no entiendo tu forma de actuar I don't understand the way you're behaving o acting
    2 «medicamento» to work, act
    dejar actuar a la naturaleza let nature take its course
    3 «actor» to act; «torero» to perform
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in that movie?
    4 ( Der) to act
    actúa por la parte demandada el abogado Sr. Ruiz Sr. Ruiz is acting for the defendant
    * * *

     

    actuar ( conjugate actuar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [ persona] ( obrar) to act;



    c) [ actor] to act;

    [ torero] to perform;
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in the movie?

    actuar verbo intransitivo
    1 to act: el agua actuó como disolvente, the water acted as a solvent
    actuará de fiscal en la causa, he will act as public prosecutor in the trial
    2 Cine Teat to perform, act
    ' actuar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    clandestinidad
    - constreñimiento
    - cumplir
    - diplomacia
    - enrollarse
    - estilo
    - flojear
    - hacer
    - judicialmente
    - necesaria
    - necesario
    - operar
    - política
    - proceder
    - reflexión
    - servir
    - tapujo
    - trabajar
    - atropellar
    - brusquedad
    - coherencia
    - consecuencia
    - fanfarrón
    - fanfarronear
    - fe
    - libertad
    - ligereza
    - ligero
    - obrar
    - precaución
    - separar
    - tonto
    English:
    abruptly
    - act
    - act on
    - appear
    - as
    - bone
    - camp up
    - deputize
    - do
    - galvanize
    - guinea pig
    - hand
    - inconsiderate
    - jury duty
    - operate
    - perform
    - play
    - reasonably
    - sting
    - work
    - connive
    - defend
    - liaise
    - move
    - self
    * * *
    actuar vi
    1. [obrar, producir efecto] to act;
    actuó según sus convicciones she acted in accordance with her convictions;
    actúa de o [m5] como escudo it acts o serves as a shield;
    actúa de secretario he acts as a secretary;
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centres;
    los carteristas actúan principalmente en el centro de la ciudad the pickpockets are mainly active Br in the city centre o US downtown
    2. Der to undertake proceedings
    3. [en película, teatro] to perform, to act;
    en esta película actúa Cantinflas Cantinflas appears in this film
    * * *
    v/i
    1 ( obrar, ejercer), TEA act;
    actuar de act as
    2 MED work, act
    * * *
    actuar {3} vi
    : to act, to perform
    * * *
    actuar vb
    1. (en general) to act
    2. (artista) to perform

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar

  • 13 adaptar

    v.
    1 to adapt.
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions
    María adaptó el programa a su casa Mary adapted the program to her house.
    Ricardo adaptó el computador Richard adapted=ported his computer.
    2 to adapt (libro, obra de teatro).
    * * *
    1 (acomodar) to adapt
    2 (ajustar) to adjust, fit
    1 (persona) to adapt oneself (a, to); (cosa) to fit, adjust
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=acomodar) to adapt; (=encajar) to fit, make suitable ( para for)
    (=ajustar) to adjust
    2) (Inform) to convert ( para to)
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.
    Ex. Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.
    Ex. The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex. Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex. This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex. Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex. Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex. The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex. Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex. A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex. This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex. To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex. This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex. The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
    ----
    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cortinas/vestido> to alter; < habitación> to convert; <pieza/motor> to adapt; (Inf) to convert

    adaptó la obra al or para el cine — he adapted the play for the screen

    2.
    adaptarse v pron to adapt

    adaptarse a algo/+ inf — to adapt to something/-ing

    * * *
    = adapt, customise [customize, -USA], gear (to/toward(s)/for), make + amenable, pitch, bend, fit together, tune, arrange, retrofit, scale, tweak, muck around/about, key + Nombre + to.

    Ex: Order forms A and B can be adapted for local use.

    Ex: The system has to be customised to suit any specific application so that it suits the demands of the microcomputer with which it is being used.
    Ex: Most of the main subject headings lists are geared to the alphabetical subject approach found in dictionary catalogues.
    Ex: This flexibility represents an attempt to make the code amenable to use in a variety of different library environments.
    Ex: Thus pitching instructions at the right level can be difficult.
    Ex: Each cluster or niche of interests in the end user field will have specific individual needs and innovations will bend information technology to meet them.
    Ex: The narrative may be unfamiliar in its structure so that they are unsure about the way different elements of the story fit together.
    Ex: Just as delivery must be tuned to suit the kind of material chosen, so must the language used to tell a story.
    Ex: A vocal score is a score showing all vocal parts, with accompaniment, if any, arranged for keyboard instrument.
    Ex: This model is attractive both for 'retrofitting' existing software as well as providing flexibility to new systems.
    Ex: To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex: This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex: The case study found that children do have the ability to use a classification scheme that is keyed to their developmental level.
    * adaptar a la música = set to + music.
    * adaptar a las necesidades de = tailor to + the needs of, gear to + the needs of.
    * adaptar a las preferencias de Uno = suit + Posesivo + own preferences.
    * adaptar al cine = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
    * adaptar a una exigencia = tailor to + requirement.
    * adaptar a una necesidad = time to + need, suit + requirement.
    * adaptar para la pantalla = adapt to + the screen.
    * adaptarse = come to + terms with, morph.
    * adaptarse a = accommodate, comport with, attune to.
    * adaptarse a las circunstancias = suit + circumstances.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse al entorno = adjust to + environment.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adaptarse a los tiempos = change with + the times, move with + the times, keep up with + the times, adapt to + the times.
    * adaptarse a una aplicación = suit + application.
    * adaptarse a una función = step up to + role.
    * adaptarse a una innovación = meet + development.
    * adaptarse a una necesidad = suit + need.
    * adaptarse a un formato = meet + format.
    * adaptarse a un interés = accommodate + interest.
    * capaz de adaptarse y superar adversidades = resilient.
    * modificar y adaptar = repackage [re-package], repack.

    * * *
    adaptar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹cortinas/vestido› to alter; ‹habitación› to convert; ‹pieza/motor› to adapt
    adaptaron el dormitorio para usarlo como aula the bedroom was converted into a classroom o for use as a classroom
    adaptó la obra al or para el cine he adapted the play for the screen
    2 ( Inf) to convert
    to adapt adaptar A algo/ + INF to adapt TO sth/ -ING
    hay que saber adaptarse a las circunstancias you have to learn to adapt to circumstances
    un coche que se adapta a cualquier terreno a car which is well suited to any terrain
    no se adapta a vivir sola she can't adapt to living alone
    * * *

     

    adaptar ( conjugate adaptar) verbo transitivocortinas/vestido to alter;
    habitación to convert;
    pieza/motor to adapt;
    obra/novela to adapt;
    (Inf) to convert
    adaptarse verbo pronominal
    to adapt;
    adaptarse a algo/hacer algo to adapt to sth/doing sth;

    adaptar verbo transitivo
    1 to adapt: esa obra de teatro fue adaptada al cine, this play was adapted for the screen
    2 (ajustar) to adjust

    ' adaptar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acomodar
    - escenificar
    English:
    adapt
    - gear
    - suit
    - tailor
    - customize
    * * *
    vt
    1. [modificar]
    un modelo adaptado a condiciones desérticas a model adapted to suit desert conditions;
    el edificio no ha sido aún adaptado a su nueva función the building still hasn't been modified to suit its new function
    2. [libro, obra de teatro] to adapt (a for);
    adaptó la novela al cine she adapted the novel for film o the screen
    * * *
    v/t adapt
    * * *
    1) modificar: to adapt
    2) : to adjust, to fit
    * * *
    adaptar vb (acomodar) to adapt

    Spanish-English dictionary > adaptar

  • 14 adecuación

    f.
    1 adjusting, adjustment, fitting, adequacy.
    2 customization.
    * * *
    1 adaptation
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.
    Ex. A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.
    Ex. The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex. The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex. By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex. Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex. This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    ----
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.
    * * *
    femenino adaptation
    * * *
    = adequacy, appropriateness, suitability, fit, fitness for purpose, retrofitting.

    Ex: A critical abstract normally comments the adequacy of experimentation and survey methodology.

    Ex: The quality and appropriateness of the end product of a search depends upon the recognition of these factors.
    Ex: The features which contribute to UDC's suitability for detailed indexing are particularly valued in special libraries.
    Ex: By comparing this informal communication network with the formal organization chart one can see how close the fit between actuality and theory is.
    Ex: Use is better explained as a function of ' fitness for purpose': the extent to which the information resource is of appropriate quality for the situation in which it is to be used.
    Ex: This paper describes the recipients of the award, 3 of which won for new buildings, 1 a major renovation and 2 adaptive retrofittings of library structures.
    * falta de adecuación = misfit.
    * grado de adecuación = degree of fit.

    * * *
    adaptation
    * * *
    1. [idoneidad, conveniencia] suitability
    2. [adaptación] adaptation
    * * *
    f suitability, appropriateness;
    … gracias a la adecuación de los servicios a las necesidades de la clientela … because services have been adapted to customer requirements
    * * *
    adecuación nf, pl - ciones adaptación: adaptation

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuación

  • 15 adular

    v.
    1 to flatter.
    2 to cajole, to buff up, to be a toady to, to apple-polish.
    * * *
    1 to adulate, flatter, soft-soap
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to flatter
    * * *
    = flatter, butter + Nombre + up, toady, fawn (on/upon/over).
    Ex. Library readers are not always flattered to think that their problems are so simple that the librarian can produce the answers out of his head.
    Ex. This may seem surprising, but complimenting a co-worker can seem like you are buttering them up for something you need.
    Ex. The function of journalism is not to toady to those in power but to challenge them.
    Ex. Presumably they do so in the hope of being tossed some meaningless bauble of an honour when they have fawned enough.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to flatter
    * * *
    = flatter, butter + Nombre + up, toady, fawn (on/upon/over).

    Ex: Library readers are not always flattered to think that their problems are so simple that the librarian can produce the answers out of his head.

    Ex: This may seem surprising, but complimenting a co-worker can seem like you are buttering them up for something you need.
    Ex: The function of journalism is not to toady to those in power but to challenge them.
    Ex: Presumably they do so in the hope of being tossed some meaningless bauble of an honour when they have fawned enough.

    * * *
    adular [A1 ]
    vt
    to flatter
    me da asco cómo adulan al jefe it's revolting how they crawl to o suck up to the boss ( colloq)
    * * *

    adular ( conjugate adular) verbo transitivo
    to flatter
    adular verbo transitivo to adulate
    ' adular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    coba
    - sobar
    English:
    butter
    - fawn
    - flatter
    * * *
    adular vt
    to flatter
    * * *
    v/t flatter
    * * *
    adular vt
    lisonjear: to flatter

    Spanish-English dictionary > adular

  • 16 afán de protagonismo

    Ex. Staff should function as an integrated team, overlooking small real or imagined grievances or outbursts of ego in an effort to concentrate on the library's primary goal: meeting the needs of the client.
    * * *

    Ex: Staff should function as an integrated team, overlooking small real or imagined grievances or outbursts of ego in an effort to concentrate on the library's primary goal: meeting the needs of the client.

    Spanish-English dictionary > afán de protagonismo

  • 17 allí donde se necesita

    (adj.) = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use
    Ex. Since reference service occurs at the point-of-need, that library function is the logical conduit for an informal training programme based on research protocols.
    Ex. There is still a tendency to devalue any service which is free at the point of use.
    Ex. The library should emphasize basic point of use instruction for first time searchers and deemphasize workshops.
    * * *
    (adj.) = at the point-of-need, at the point of use, point of use

    Ex: Since reference service occurs at the point-of-need, that library function is the logical conduit for an informal training programme based on research protocols.

    Ex: There is still a tendency to devalue any service which is free at the point of use.
    Ex: The library should emphasize basic point of use instruction for first time searchers and deemphasize workshops.

    Spanish-English dictionary > allí donde se necesita

  • 18 anquilosado

    adj.
    1 stagnant; paralyzed.
    2 stagnant, paralyzed in time, paralysed in time, retrograde.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anquilosar.
    * * *
    1→ link=anquilosar anquilosar
    1 ankylosed, anchylosed
    2 figurado stagnated, paralysed
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [músculo, miembro] stiff; (Med) ankylosed frm
    2) [pensamiento, sociedad] stagnant
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < articulación> ( atrofiado) ankylosed; ( entumecido) stiff
    b) <ideas/economía> stagnant
    * * *
    = fossilised [fossilized, -USA], stagnant, sclerotic, stunted, stale, in (the) doldrums.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
    Ex. Brazil has finally embraced modern capitalism and broken decisively with a sclerotic old economic model.
    Ex. Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism).
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. Thanks to the skewed-up policies of the state government the state's finances are in doldrums.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < articulación> ( atrofiado) ankylosed; ( entumecido) stiff
    b) <ideas/economía> stagnant
    * * *
    = fossilised [fossilized, -USA], stagnant, sclerotic, stunted, stale, in (the) doldrums.

    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.

    Ex: Rejuvenation of listless, stagnant, or failing library operations is possible through renewal methods dependent on strengthening the communication function.
    Ex: Brazil has finally embraced modern capitalism and broken decisively with a sclerotic old economic model.
    Ex: Cretinism is a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth due to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormones (hypothyroidism).
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: Thanks to the skewed-up policies of the state government the state's finances are in doldrums.

    * * *
    1 ‹articulación› (atrofiado) ankylosed; (entumecido) stiff
    2 ‹ideas/economía› stagnant
    * * *

    Del verbo anquilosar: ( conjugate anquilosar)

    anquilosado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    anquilosado    
    anquilosar
    anquilosado
    ◊ -da adjetivo


    ( entumecido) stiff
    b)ideas/economía stagnant

    anquilosar verbo transitivo
    1 Med (producir anquilosis) to cause ankylosis
    2 fig (dificultar) to halt: las trabas burocráticas anquilosaron la puesta en marcha del proyecto, bureaucratic difficulties halted the start-up of the project
    ' anquilosado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anquilosarse
    English:
    stiff
    - rut
    * * *
    anquilosado, -a adj
    1. [articulación] [paralizado] paralysed;
    [entumecido] stiff
    2. [economía, ciencia] stagnant
    * * *
    anquilosado, -da adj
    1) : stiff-jointed
    2) : stagnated, stale

    Spanish-English dictionary > anquilosado

  • 19 anticuado

    adj.
    old-fashioned, archaic, out-of-date, antiquated.
    f. & m.
    old-fashioned person, fuddy-duddy, fuddy, lame.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anticuar.
    * * *
    1 antiquated, old-fashioned, obsolete, out-of-date
    * * *
    (f. - anticuada)
    adj.
    old-fashioned, outdated
    * * *
    ADJ [maquinaria, infraestructura, tecnología] antiquated; [moda] old-fashioned, out-of-date; [técnica] obsolete
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.
    Ex. Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex. Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex. What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    ----
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.

    Ex: Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.

    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex: Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex: What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.

    * * *
    anticuado1 -da
    ‹persona/ideas› old-fashioned, antiquated; ‹ropa› old-fashioned; ‹sistema/aparato› antiquated
    anticuado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo anticuarse: ( conjugate anticuarse)

    anticuado es:

    el participio

    anticuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    old-fashioned
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino: eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    anticuado,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino old-fashioned, antiquated

    ' anticuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anticuada
    - apolillada
    - apolillado
    - antiguo
    - atrasado
    - pasado
    - zanahoria
    English:
    antiquated
    - date
    - fuddy-duddy
    - old
    - old-fashioned
    - outdated
    - outmoded
    - dated
    - out
    - time
    * * *
    anticuado, -a
    adj
    [persona, ropa] old-fashioned;
    esa técnica está anticuada that method is out of date;
    mi módem se ha quedado anticuado my modem is out of date
    nm,f
    old-fashioned person;
    mi madre es una anticuada my mother is very old-fashioned
    * * *
    adj antiquated
    * * *
    anticuado, -da adj
    : antiquated, outdated
    * * *
    anticuado adj old fashioned

    Spanish-English dictionary > anticuado

  • 20 antiguo

    adj.
    1 ancient, early, antique, long-standing.
    2 former, olden, one-time, sometime.
    3 outdated, of a bygone era, archaic, outmoded.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: antiguar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) ancient, old; (coche) vintage, old
    2 (en empleo) senior
    3 (pasado) old-fashioned
    4 (anterior) former
    1 the ancients
    \
    a la antigua in an old-fashioned way
    de antiguo since ancient times
    * * *
    (f. - antigua)
    adj.
    1) old
    * * *
    antiguo, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=viejo) [ciudad, costumbre] old; [coche] vintage; [mueble, objeto, libro] antique

    a la antigua (usanza) — in the old-fashioned way

    de o desde antiguo — from time immemorial

    en lo antiguo — in olden days liter, in ancient times

    chapado, música
    2) ( Hist) [civilización, restos] ancient

    el palacio árabe más antiguo — the oldest Arab palace, the most ancient Arab palace

    edad 2)
    3) (=anterior) old, former

    la antigua capilla, ahora sala de exposiciones — the old o former chapel, now an exhibition hall

    un antiguo novio — an old boyfriend, an ex-boyfriend

    mi antiguo jefe — my former boss, my ex-boss

    más antiguo — [cliente, socio] longest-standing; [empleado, prisionero] longest-serving

    el socio más antiguo — the most senior member, the longest-standing member, the oldest member

    alumno
    4) (=anticuado) [traje, estilo, persona] old-fashioned; [mentalidad] outdated
    2. SM / F
    1) (=anticuado)

    tu madre es una antigua — your mother is really old-fashioned, your mother is a real fuddy-duddy *

    2) (=veterano)
    3) ( Hist)
    * * *
    - gua adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( viejo) <ciudad/libro> old; <ruinas/civilización> ancient; <mueble/lámpara> antique, old; < coche> vintage, old; <costumbre/tradición> old
    b) ( veterano) old, long-standing

    de or desde antiguo — from time immemorial

    2) (delante del n) ( de antes) old (before n), former (before n)
    3) ( anticuado) old-fashioned
    * * *
    = ancient, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], former, old [older -comp., oldest -sup.], long-standing, age-old, sometime + Nombre, erstwhile, overaged, olde, retrospective, timeworn, antique.
    Ex. But this traditional stance conceals an ancient feud between cataloguers and reference librarians over the true function of the library catalogue.
    Ex. Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex. This person acted as the liaison with the former UNIMARC Working Group.
    Ex. These circumvent many of the problems that must be tackled in subject indexing such as the emergence of new terms and new meanings for old words.
    Ex. The struggle to make the library an integral part of the educational process is a long-standing one which has yet to be resolved.
    Ex. The current environment in higher education is providing an opportunity for librarians to define a future that will ensure their central role in the educational process and thus resolve these remaining age-old questions.
    Ex. One of the most successful is the system devised by Dyson, sometime editor of CA.
    Ex. This article relates the professional experiences of an erstwhile academic librarian.
    Ex. Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex. The article 'Ye olde smart card' presents an annotated list of information sources on the credit card industry.
    Ex. It seems appropriate to take a retrospective look at the evolution of our catalog and the ideology which has shaped it.
    Ex. But beyond the honeymoon hotels and resorts, Polynesian life goes on and timeworn traditions are preserved.
    Ex. A small cranberry tree surrounded by holly sits on an antique marble-top table.
    ----
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * antigua esposa = ex-wife.
    * antigua gloria = Posesivo + former glory.
    * antigua grandeza = Posesivo + former glory.
    * Antigua Grecia = Ancient Greece.
    * antigua novia = ex-girlfriend.
    * antigua Roma = ancient Rome.
    * antiguo alumno = alumnus [alumni, -pl.], alum.
    * antiguo esplendor = Posesivo + former glory.
    * antiguo periodista = ex-journalist.
    * antiguo régimen, el = ancient regime, the.
    * antiguos egipcios, los = ancient Egyptians, the.
    * antiguo soldado = ex-soldier.
    * Antiguo Testamento, el = Old Testament (O.T.), the.
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * casco antiguo = old town.
    * casco antiguo de la ciudad, el = oldest part of the city, the.
    * chapado a la antigua = fuddy-duddy.
    * de antigua generación = low-end.
    * de antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * impreso antiguo = old print.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * ley antigua = ancient law.
    * libro antiguo = old book, rare book.
    * más antiguo = longest-serving.
    * más antiguo, el = seniormost, the.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * obra antigua = ancient work.
    * periódicos antiguos = old newspapers.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antigua grandeza = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antiguo esplendor = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antiguo gloria = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * red de antiguos compañeros = old boy network.
    * restituir Algo a su antigua grandeza = restore + Nombre + to + Posesivo + former glory.
    * reunión de antiguos alumnos = class reunion.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * vestido a la antigua = frumpy [frumpier -comp., frumpiest -sup.], frumpish.
    * * *
    - gua adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( viejo) <ciudad/libro> old; <ruinas/civilización> ancient; <mueble/lámpara> antique, old; < coche> vintage, old; <costumbre/tradición> old
    b) ( veterano) old, long-standing

    de or desde antiguo — from time immemorial

    2) (delante del n) ( de antes) old (before n), former (before n)
    3) ( anticuado) old-fashioned
    * * *
    = ancient, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], former, old [older -comp., oldest -sup.], long-standing, age-old, sometime + Nombre, erstwhile, overaged, olde, retrospective, timeworn, antique.

    Ex: But this traditional stance conceals an ancient feud between cataloguers and reference librarians over the true function of the library catalogue.

    Ex: Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex: This person acted as the liaison with the former UNIMARC Working Group.
    Ex: These circumvent many of the problems that must be tackled in subject indexing such as the emergence of new terms and new meanings for old words.
    Ex: The struggle to make the library an integral part of the educational process is a long-standing one which has yet to be resolved.
    Ex: The current environment in higher education is providing an opportunity for librarians to define a future that will ensure their central role in the educational process and thus resolve these remaining age-old questions.
    Ex: One of the most successful is the system devised by Dyson, sometime editor of CA.
    Ex: This article relates the professional experiences of an erstwhile academic librarian.
    Ex: Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex: The article 'Ye olde smart card' presents an annotated list of information sources on the credit card industry.
    Ex: It seems appropriate to take a retrospective look at the evolution of our catalog and the ideology which has shaped it.
    Ex: But beyond the honeymoon hotels and resorts, Polynesian life goes on and timeworn traditions are preserved.
    Ex: A small cranberry tree surrounded by holly sits on an antique marble-top table.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * antigua esposa = ex-wife.
    * antigua gloria = Posesivo + former glory.
    * antigua grandeza = Posesivo + former glory.
    * Antigua Grecia = Ancient Greece.
    * antigua novia = ex-girlfriend.
    * antigua Roma = ancient Rome.
    * antiguo alumno = alumnus [alumni, -pl.], alum.
    * antiguo esplendor = Posesivo + former glory.
    * antiguo periodista = ex-journalist.
    * antiguo régimen, el = ancient regime, the.
    * antiguos egipcios, los = ancient Egyptians, the.
    * antiguo soldado = ex-soldier.
    * Antiguo Testamento, el = Old Testament (O.T.), the.
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * casco antiguo = old town.
    * casco antiguo de la ciudad, el = oldest part of the city, the.
    * chapado a la antigua = fuddy-duddy.
    * de antigua generación = low-end.
    * de antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde antiguo = from time immemorial.
    * desde muy antiguo = since olden times.
    * en el mundo antiguo = in antiquity.
    * impreso antiguo = old print.
    * ISBD(A) (Descripción Bibliográfica Normalizada Internacional - material anti = ISBD(A) (International Standard Bibliographic Description - Antiquarian).
    * ley antigua = ancient law.
    * libro antiguo = old book, rare book.
    * más antiguo = longest-serving.
    * más antiguo, el = seniormost, the.
    * muy antiguo = centuries-old.
    * obra antigua = ancient work.
    * periódicos antiguos = old newspapers.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antigua grandeza = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antiguo esplendor = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * recuperar + Posesivo + antiguo gloria = regain + Posesivo + former glory.
    * red de antiguos compañeros = old boy network.
    * restituir Algo a su antigua grandeza = restore + Nombre + to + Posesivo + former glory.
    * reunión de antiguos alumnos = class reunion.
    * ser muy antiguo = go back + a long way.
    * vestido a la antigua = frumpy [frumpier -comp., frumpiest -sup.], frumpish.

    * * *
    A
    1 (viejo) ‹casa/ciudad› old; ‹ruinas/civilización› ancient; ‹mueble/lámpara› antique, old; ‹libro› old; ‹coche› vintage, old
    la parte antigua de la ciudad the old part of the city
    la antigua Roma ancient Rome
    una costumbre muy antigua an ancient o a very old custom
    es mejor no reavivar antiguas rencillas it's best not to revive old quarrels
    2 (veterano) old, long-standing
    es uno de nuestros más antiguos clientes he's one of our oldest customers
    3 ( en locs):
    a la antigua in an old-fashioned way
    se viste a la antigua she dresses in an old-fashioned way o style
    chapado a la antigua old-fashioned
    de or desde antiguo from time immemorial
    una tradición que viene de antiguo a tradition which dates from time immemorial
    Compuestos:
    masculine ancien régime
    masculine Old Testament
    B ( delante del n) (de antes) old ( before n), former ( before n)
    un antiguo novio an ex-boyfriend o old boyfriend
    visitamos mi antiguo colegio we visited my old school
    Río, antigua capital del Brasil Rio, the former capital of Brazil
    C (anticuado) ‹persona/estilo› old-fashioned
    tiene una cara muy antigua she has a very old-fashioned kind of face, her face seems to belong to another era
    * * *

     

    antiguo
    ◊ - gua adjetivo

    1
    a) ( viejo) ‹ciudad/libro old;

    ruinas/civilización ancient;
    mueble/lámpara antique, old;
    coche vintage, old;
    costumbre/tradición old;


    c) ( en locs)


    chapado a la antigua old-fashioned;
    de or desde antiguo from time immemorial
    2 ( delante del n) ( de antes) old ( before n), former ( before n);

    3 ( anticuado) old-fashioned
    antiguo,-a adjetivo
    1 old, ancient: Antiguo Testamento, Old Testament
    2 (pasado de moda) old-fashioned
    3 (empleado, cargo) senior
    4 (anterior) former
    ' antiguo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antigua
    - casco
    - decana
    - decano
    - entre
    - restituir
    - sellar
    - testamento
    - ver
    - combatiente
    - viejo
    English:
    alumnus
    - ancient
    - antique
    - become
    - dissociate
    - encounter
    - ex-
    - flame
    - former
    - gramophone
    - imperial mile
    - long-standing
    - old
    - old-style
    - one
    - paper
    - take over
    - testament
    - erstwhile
    - further
    - long
    - past
    - sometime
    - veteran
    - vintage car
    * * *
    antiguo, -a
    adj
    1. [viejo] old;
    [inmemorial] ancient;
    un antiguo amigo/enemigo an old friend/enemy
    antiguo alumno [de colegio] ex-pupil, former pupil, US alumnus;
    el antiguo continente [Europa] Europe;
    la antigua Roma Ancient Rome;
    el Antiguo Testamento the Old Testament
    2. [anterior, previo] former;
    la antigua Unión Soviética the former Soviet Union
    el antiguo régimen the former regime; Hist the ancien régime
    3. [veterano]
    los miembros/empleados más antiguos tienen preferencia preference is given to the longest-serving members/employees;
    los vecinos más antiguos the neighbours who've been here longest
    4. [pasado de moda] old-fashioned;
    a la antigua in an old-fashioned way;
    chapado a la antigua stuck in the past, old-fashioned
    nm,f
    1. [persona] old-fashioned person;
    su tío es un antiguo her uncle is very old-fashioned
    2.
    los antiguos [de la Antigüedad] the ancients
    * * *
    adj old; del pasado remoto ancient;
    su antiguo novio her old o former boyfriend;
    a la antigua in the old-fashioned way;
    edad antigua ancient times pl
    * * *
    antiguo, - gua adj
    1) : ancient, old
    2) : former
    3) : old-fashioned
    a la antigua: in the old-fashioned way
    * * *
    antiguo adj
    1. (mueble, cuadro, etc) antique
    2. (casa, coche) old
    3. (idioma, cultura) ancient
    4. (anterior) former
    5. (en el trabajo) senior
    6. (anticuado) old fashioned
    ¡qué ideas más antiguas tienes! what old fashioned ideas you've got!

    Spanish-English dictionary > antiguo

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