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  • 1 auxiliar de biblioteca

    (n.) = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly
    Ex. The last but by no means least element in personnel are the library assistants, or library technicians as they are known in American libraries.
    Ex. The last but by no means least element in personnel are the library assistants, or library technicians as they are known in American libraries.
    Ex. She was frequently late for work, and she spent so much time talking with other pages and other people in the library that she was not getting her work done.
    Ex. The library classifications range from Library Director to library aide.
    Ex. The requirements for prison library officer (combining security and library specific funtions) and library orderly are also included.
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    (n.) = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly

    Ex: The last but by no means least element in personnel are the library assistants, or library technicians as they are known in American libraries.

    Ex: The last but by no means least element in personnel are the library assistants, or library technicians as they are known in American libraries.
    Ex: She was frequently late for work, and she spent so much time talking with other pages and other people in the library that she was not getting her work done.
    Ex: The library classifications range from Library Director to library aide.
    Ex: The requirements for prison library officer (combining security and library specific funtions) and library orderly are also included.

    Spanish-English dictionary > auxiliar de biblioteca

  • 2 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.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=edificio) library

    biblioteca ambulante — mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)

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

    2) (=mueble) bookcase, bookshelves pl
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    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.
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    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

  • 3 específico

    adj.
    specific, particular, special.
    * * *
    1 specific
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    \
    peso específico specific gravity
    ————————
    1 (medicamento) specific; (especialidad) patent medicine
    * * *
    (f. - específica)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SM (Med) specific
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.
    Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
    Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex. The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex. The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex. Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex. These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    ----
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.
    * * *
    I
    - ca adjetivo
    1) ( preciso) specific
    2) (Farm, Med) specific
    II
    masculino specific
    * * *
    = given, individual, narrow [narrower -comp., narrowest -sup.], niche-specific, one, one-off, specific, single, bounded, determinate, particular, defined, designated, circumscribed, targeted, focused [focussed], narrowly focused.

    Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.

    Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
    Ex: The subject areas which such data bases cover may range from relatively narrow subjects, to interdisciplinary areas.
    Ex: The history and analysis of CCML presented here is quite subjective and specific to BRS, but does reflect the issues associated with producing a niche-specific database.
    Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
    Ex: Associated with full-time staffing reductions has been the virtual elimination of part-time teachers and ' one-off' expert lecturers.
    Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex: There is no coherent and determinate body of legal doctrine and the categories available for classifying legal problems simply mask the incoherency and indeterminacy of legal doctrine.
    Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
    Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
    Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
    Ex: These include a series of focused workshops and a four day national conference.
    Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
    * área de datos específicos de la clase de documento = material (or type of publication) specific details area.
    * area temática específica = narrow subject area.
    * base de datos dirigida a un mercado específico = niche database.
    * centrado en un tema específico = topic-centred.
    * conseguir ocupar un lugar específico = secure + a niche.
    * de aplicación específica a un equipo de ordenador = hardware-based.
    * dedicado a una aplicación específica = dedicated.
    * del documento específico = document-related.
    * dirigido a un sector de la población específico = sector-orientated.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de = peculiar to.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la edición = edition-specific.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * específico del documento = document-related, document-specific.
    * específico de una agencia = agency-specific.
    * específico de una base de datos = database-specific.
    * específico de una disciplina = discipline-specific.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * específico para cada edición = edition-specific.
    * grupo específico = niche.
    * hecho para una situación específica = niche-specific.
    * índice específico = specific index.
    * información específica = data element.
    * mención específica del formato de música impresa = musical presentation statement.
    * mercado específico = niche market.
    * para ser específico = to be specific.
    * peso específico = specific gravity.
    * público específico = niche audience.
    * término específico = specific term.
    * término específico genérico (NTG) = narrower term generic (NTG).
    * término específico partitivo (NTP) = narrower term partitive (NTP).
    * término más específico = narrower term.
    * tratamiento específico de la información = specific approach.
    * valor específico = weighting.

    * * *
    A (determinado, preciso) specific peso
    B ( Farm, Med) specific
    specific
    * * *

     

    Del verbo especificar: ( conjugate especificar)

    especifico es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    especificó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    especificar    
    específico
    especificar ( conjugate especificar) verbo transitivo
    to specify
    específico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    specific
    especificar verbo transitivo to specify
    específico,-a
    I adjetivo specific
    II m Med specific (remedy): los médicos de la seguridad social procuran no recetar específicos, doctors in the national health care system avoid prescribing specifics to their patients

    ' específico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    específica
    - peso
    - concreto
    - general
    - helecho
    - particular
    - quinceañero
    English:
    backbencher
    - crime
    - general
    - given
    - in
    - literate
    - particular
    - specific
    - back
    * * *
    específico, -a
    adj
    specific
    nm
    [medicamento] specific
    * * *
    adj specific
    * * *
    específico, -ca adj
    : specific
    * * *
    específico adj specific

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico

  • 4 específico a la biblioteca

    Ex. Including library-specific social capital research within the wider social capital research community can benefit social capital research in general.
    * * *

    Ex: Including library-specific social capital research within the wider social capital research community can benefit social capital research in general.

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico a la biblioteca

  • 5 específico de la biblioteca

    Ex. Including library-specific social capital research within the wider social capital research community can benefit social capital research in general.
    * * *

    Ex: Including library-specific social capital research within the wider social capital research community can benefit social capital research in general.

    Spanish-English dictionary > específico de la biblioteca

  • 6 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

  • 7 a la larga

    in the long run
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by
    Ex. For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex. This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex. Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex. Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex. The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex. But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex. In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex. Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex. By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously.
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by

    Ex: For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.

    Ex: This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex: This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex: Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex: Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex: The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex: But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex: In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex: Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex: By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a
    strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously
    .

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la larga

  • 8 acudir

    v.
    1 to go.
    acudir a una cita/un mitin to turn up for an appointment/at a rally
    nadie acudió a mi llamada de auxilio no-one answered my cry for help
    2 to attend, to come, to turn out, to go.
    Nadie acudió Nobody turned out.
    * * *
    1 (ir) to go; (venir) to come, arrive
    2 (presentarse) to come back
    3 (ir a socorrer) to help, come forward
    4 (recurrir) to call on, turn to
    * * *
    verb
    to go, come
    * * *
    VI
    1) [indicando movimiento] (=ir) to go; (=venir) to come

    señor Martínez, acuda a información por favor — Mr Martínez, please go to the information desk

    acudieron en su ayudathey went to his aid

    no acudió a la cita — he did not keep the appointment, he did not turn up (for the appointment)

    acudir a una llamadato answer a call

    acudir al médicoto consult a doctor

    acudir a la menteto come to (one's) mind

    acudir a las urnasto go to the polls

    2) (=participar) to take part
    3) (=recurrir)

    acudir ato turn to

    acudo a ustedes para quejarme sobre... — I am writing to complain about...

    4) (Agr) to produce, yield
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1) (frml) ( a lugar)

    acudió a la hora previstashe came o arrived at the arranged time

    acudir a algo< cita> to turn up for something; < reunión> to attend something

    los recuerdos acuden a mi mente — (liter) memories come flooding back to me

    señorita Fernández, acuda al teléfono — telephone call for Miss Fernández

    2) ( recurrir)
    * * *
    = call on/upon, patronise [patronize, -USA], patronage.
    Ex. It can only be a matter of time before we have in effect a complete set of MARC records to call on for details of any item we require.
    Ex. In the light of the continuing authoritarianism demonstrated by most librarians towards their patrons, it is small wonder that so few people patronized America's public libraries.
    Ex. 'Exit' is a vow, or intention, to never again patronage the offending library.
    ----
    * acudir a = enlist + the cooperation of.
    * acudir al rescate = come to + Posesivo + rescue.
    * acudir en masa = flock, flock in, be out in force, come out in + force.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1) (frml) ( a lugar)

    acudió a la hora previstashe came o arrived at the arranged time

    acudir a algo< cita> to turn up for something; < reunión> to attend something

    los recuerdos acuden a mi mente — (liter) memories come flooding back to me

    señorita Fernández, acuda al teléfono — telephone call for Miss Fernández

    2) ( recurrir)
    * * *
    = call on/upon, patronise [patronize, -USA], patronage.

    Ex: It can only be a matter of time before we have in effect a complete set of MARC records to call on for details of any item we require.

    Ex: In the light of the continuing authoritarianism demonstrated by most librarians towards their patrons, it is small wonder that so few people patronized America's public libraries.
    Ex: 'Exit' is a vow, or intention, to never again patronage the offending library.
    * acudir a = enlist + the cooperation of.
    * acudir al rescate = come to + Posesivo + rescue.
    * acudir en masa = flock, flock in, be out in force, come out in + force.
    * no acudir = stay away.
    * reunión a la que los padres acuden con sus bebés = lapsit.

    * * *
    acudir [I1 ]
    vi
    A ( frml)
    (a un lugar): nadie acudió en su ayuda nobody came to his aid
    no acudió a la hora prevista she did not come o arrive at the arranged time
    deberá acudir en ayunas you should not eat anything before attending
    miles de personas acudieron para apoyarlo thousands of people turned out o came to support him
    acudir A algo:
    no acudió a la cita he failed to keep the appointment o ( BrE) to turn up for the appointment
    no acudió a la reunión she did not attend the meeting
    millones de personas acudirán hoy a las urnas millions of people will go to the polls today
    la policía acudió al lugar de los hechos the police went to the scene (of events)
    los recuerdos acuden a mi mente ( liter); memories come flooding back to me
    señorita Fernández, acuda al teléfono Miss Fernández, telephone call o telephone call for Miss Fernández
    B (recurrir) acudir A algn:
    acudió a su padre para que lo ayudara he turned o went to his father for help
    antes que acudir a las armas rather than resort to the use of arms
    acudieron a un árbitro para intentar resolverlo they went to arbitration to try to resolve it
    * * *

     

    acudir ( conjugate acudir) verbo intransitivo
    1 (frml) (ir) to go;
    ( venir) to come;
    nadie acudió en su ayuda nobody went/came to his aid;

    acudir a algo ‹ a cita› to arrive for sth;

    a reunión to attend sth;

    2 ( recurrir) acudir a algn to turn to sb;

    acudir verbo intransitivo
    1 (ir a una cita, a un lugar) to go
    (venir a una cita, a un lugar) to come, arrive
    2 (prestar ayuda) to give aid, help: siempre está dispuesto a acudir en auxilio de cualquiera, he's always prepared to help anybody
    3 (buscar ayuda o información) to turn to: no tengo a quién acudir, I have no one to turn to
    ' acudir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aparecer
    - concejo
    - faltar
    - ir
    - acto
    - masa
    - tribunal
    English:
    aid
    - appointment
    - break
    - come
    - court
    - directly
    - disappoint
    - flock
    - keep
    - poll
    - roll up
    - turn out
    - turn up
    - walk up
    * * *
    acudir vi
    1. [ir] to go;
    [venir] to come;
    acudir a una cita/un mitin to turn up for an appointment/at a rally;
    acudir en ayuda de alguien to come to sb's aid o assistance;
    nadie acudió a mi llamada de auxilio no one answered my cry for help;
    Sr. Pérez, acuda a recepción could Mr Perez please come to reception?;
    no es obligatorio acudir a todas las clases it isn't compulsory to attend all the classes;
    acudir a la mente to come to mind;
    acudir a las urnas to go to the polls
    2. [frecuentar]
    a este restaurante acuden muchos personajes famosos this restaurant is patronized by many celebrities
    3. [recurrir]
    acudir a alguien to turn to sb;
    si necesitas ayuda, puedes acudir a mí if you need help you can ask me o come to me;
    amenazaron con acudir a la violencia they threatened to resort to violence;
    piensan acudir a la justicia they intend to go to court
    * * *
    v/i come;
    acudir a alguien turn to s.o.;
    acudir al médico go to the doctor;
    acudir a las urnas go to the polls;
    acudir al trabajo go to work
    * * *
    acudir vi
    1) : to go, to come (someplace for a specific purpose)
    acudió a la puerta: he went to the door
    acudimos en su ayuda: we came to her aid
    2) : to be present, to show up
    acudí a la cita: I showed up for the appointment
    3)
    acudir a : to turn to, to have recourse to
    hay que acudir al médico: you must consult the doctor
    * * *
    acudir vb
    1. (ir) to go
    2. (recurrir a) to turn to

    Spanish-English dictionary > acudir

  • 9 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

  • 10 adecuado

    adj.
    adequate, appropriate, becoming, apt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: adecuar.
    * * *
    1→ link=adecuar adecuar
    1 adequate, suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    (f. - adecuada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=apropiado) [actitud, respuesta, ropa, tratamiento] appropriate; [documento, requisito] appropriate, relevant

    lo más adecuado sería... — the best thing o the most appropriate thing would be to...

    2) (=acorde)

    adecuado a algo: un precio adecuado a mis posibilidades — a price within my budget o reach

    3) (=suficiente) [dinero, tiempo] sufficient
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.
    Ex. There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.
    Ex. Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex. By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex. It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex. The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex. Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex. The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex. If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex. And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex. This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex. With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex. Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex. I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex. Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex. For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex. Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex. I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex. Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex. Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    ----
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.

    Ex: There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.

    Ex: Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex: By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex: The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex: Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex: The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex: If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex: And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex: This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex: That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex: With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex: Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex: I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex: Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex: For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex: Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex: I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex: Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex: Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.

    * * *
    1
    (apropiado): me parece poco adecuado para una ocasión así I don't think it is very suitable for such an occasion
    es la persona más adecuada para este trabajo she is the best person o the most suitable person for the job o to do the job
    éste no es el momento adecuado this is not the right moment
    no disponemos de los medios adecuados para realizar el trabajo we do not have adequate o the necessary resources to carry out the work
    2 (aceptable) adequate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adecuar: ( conjugate adecuar)

    adecuado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    adecuado    
    adecuar
    adecuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( apropiado) ‹vestido/regalo suitable;

    momento right;
    medios adequate;


    adecuar ( conjugate adecuar) verbo transitivo adecuado algo a algo to adapt sth to sth
    adecuado,-a adjetivo appropriate, suitable
    adecuar verbo transitivo to adapt
    ' adecuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adecuada
    - aparente
    - apta
    - apto
    - corresponder
    - distribuir
    - encontrar
    - justa
    - justo
    - microclima
    - momento
    - pertinente
    - propia
    - propio
    - bien
    - indicado
    - planteamiento
    English:
    adequate
    - appropriate
    - beginner
    - due
    - fit
    - fitting
    - proper
    - suitable
    - undue
    - unsuitable
    - right
    - suited
    * * *
    adecuado, -a adj
    appropriate, suitable;
    muchos niños no reciben una alimentación adecuada many children do not have a proper diet;
    ponte un traje adecuado para la ceremonia wear something suitable for the ceremony;
    no es un hombre adecuado para ella he's not the right sort of man for her;
    el sistema actual no es el adecuado the current system isn't the right one;
    no creo que este sea el lugar más adecuado para discutir del tema I don't think this is the best o right place to discuss the matter;
    repartieron los fondos de forma adecuada they shared out the funds appropriately
    * * *
    adj suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    adecuado, -da adj
    1) idóneo: suitable, appropriate
    2) : adequate
    * * *
    adecuado adj right / suitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuado

  • 11 al principio

    adv.
    in the beginning, at first, at the beginning, at the outset.
    * * *
    at first, at the beginning
    * * *
    (n.) = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup
    Ex. The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex. However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    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. A unique feature of this book, then, is that the cases emphasize the kinds of problems recent graduates encounter in the early years of their careers.
    Ex. A relative index, as originally proposed by Melville Dewey, contains at least one entry for each subject in the scheme.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
    * * *
    al principio(de)
    = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in

    Ex: A summary at the beginning of a document serves to prepare the reader to proceed to the remainder of the text.

    Ex: At the dawn of this new century, we see the result of current scientific and technological advancement.
    Ex: Student's experience with computers was minimal at the onset of the study.
    Ex: Couples are forced to make the decision between owner-occupation & council tenancy early in their marriages.

    (n.) = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup

    Ex: The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.

    Ex: However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    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: A unique feature of this book, then, is that the cases emphasize the kinds of problems recent graduates encounter in the early years of their careers.
    Ex: A relative index, as originally proposed by Melville Dewey, contains at least one entry for each subject in the scheme.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al principio

  • 12 alcanzar una meta

    (v.) = accomplish + goal, achieve + goal, meet + Posesivo + goal
    Ex. The astute leader will establish short- and long-range goals for the institution, develop specific objectives to accomplish those goals, and activities to meet the objectives.
    Ex. Productivity, in the form of goals achieved in providing improved services and resources, will be the measurement of good library management and planning.
    Ex. The author looks at computer networks and how they are affecting academic libraries' ability to meet their goals.
    * * *
    (v.) = accomplish + goal, achieve + goal, meet + Posesivo + goal

    Ex: The astute leader will establish short- and long-range goals for the institution, develop specific objectives to accomplish those goals, and activities to meet the objectives.

    Ex: Productivity, in the form of goals achieved in providing improved services and resources, will be the measurement of good library management and planning.
    Ex: The author looks at computer networks and how they are affecting academic libraries' ability to meet their goals.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alcanzar una meta

  • 13 andar a la caza de

    (v.) = tout for, gun for
    Ex. The Ministry of Culture of the USSR produced a number of new regulations for library work; however, because of the reader registration system, librarians are still forced to tout for readers instead of working with those who really need their help.
    Ex. The profession should not be gunning for the diverse and specific jobs that members of the same profession do now and will, with increasing diversity of title, do in the future.
    * * *
    (v.) = tout for, gun for

    Ex: The Ministry of Culture of the USSR produced a number of new regulations for library work; however, because of the reader registration system, librarians are still forced to tout for readers instead of working with those who really need their help.

    Ex: The profession should not be gunning for the diverse and specific jobs that members of the same profession do now and will, with increasing diversity of title, do in the future.

    Spanish-English dictionary > andar a la caza de

  • 14 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

  • 15 apoyar

    v.
    1 to lean, to rest.
    apoya la cabeza en mi hombro rest your head on my shoulder
    apoyó la bicicleta contra la pared she leant the bicycle against the wall
    Ricardo apoya su cabeza sobre la silla Richard leans his head on the chair.
    2 to support.
    lo apoyó mucho durante su depresión she gave him a lot of support when he was depressed
    3 to back up, to stand up for, to advocate, to endorse.
    Ella apoya los proyectos ecológicos She backs up ecological projects.
    4 to prop, to uphold, to backstop.
    Ella apoyó las vigas en la pared She propped the beams on the wall.
    * * *
    1 to lean, rest
    2 (fundar) to base, found
    3 figurado (defender algo) to support; (defender a alguien) to back, support
    1 (descansar) to lean (en, on), rest (en, on), stand (en, on)
    2 (dar el brazo) to hold on (en, to)
    3 figurado (basarse) to be based (en, on)
    ¿en qué te apoyas para decir eso? what do you base your arguments on?
    * * *
    verb
    1) to support, back
    2) rest, lean
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reclinar) to rest, lean

    apoya la cabeza en mi hombrorest o lean your head on my shoulder

    no apoyes los codos en la mesadon't put o lean your elbows on the table

    2) (=ayudar) to support
    3) (=basar) to base
    4) (=secundar) [+ propuesta, idea] to support
    5) (Arquit, Téc) to support
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( hacer descansar) to rest

    apóyalo contra la paredlean o rest it against the wall

    2)
    a) ( respaldar) <propuesta/persona> to back, support

    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativano one backed o supported her initiative

    b) < teoría> to support, bear out
    2.
    apoyarse v pron
    1) (para sostenerse, descansar)
    2) (basarse, fundarse)

    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer tal acusación? — what are you basing your accusation on?

    * * *
    = back, boost, endorse, espouse, give + support, give + weight to, lend + weight to, offer + support, support, sustain, align + Reflexivo + with, prop, buttress, lend + support, undergird, bolster, add + weight to, add + Posesivo + weight to, buy into, shore up, back into, second, ditto, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, plump for, forward, back + Nombre + up.
    Ex. Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.
    Ex. If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex. These rules follow a general trend in filing practices in endorsing the 'file-as-is' principle outlined below.
    Ex. Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. The resulting compromise in the overall design principles followed is, therefore, likely to give greater weight to these conventional needs.
    Ex. They can bring into relief differing conditions in member countries and they often lend weight to arguments for or against various policy options.
    Ex. I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.
    Ex. In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex. Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex. This article argues that fiction is an area of stock development which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex. The type cases were propped up for use on a timber frame at a convenient working height.
    Ex. Authors were often buttressed in their novel writing by other pieces of freelance writing.
    Ex. The librarian who lends support to those who criticize the organization which employs him is likely also to find his position difficult.
    Ex. Both libraries sought to undergird their partnership essential to a central role in collegiate education.
    Ex. Bibliometric studies used to bolster the subjective opinions of librarians are not always useful for specialized areas.
    Ex. Measurement of library activities can provide the evidence to erase misconceptions and add weight to those aspects of service that present a more powerful image = La medición de las actividades bibliotecarias puede proporcionar las pruebas necesarias para erradicar falsas ideas y apoyar aquellos aspectos del servicio que presentan una mejor imagen de la biblioteca.
    Ex. But the unions were able to add their weight to the authority of the parliamentary investigators in bringing the worst excesses of unregulated apprenticeship and of working conditions under control = No obstante, los sindicatos pudieron reforzar la autoridad de los investigadores parlamentarios para controlar los peores excesos que se cometían en el aprendizaje de un oficio y las condiciones laborales sin regularizar.
    Ex. The vendor, like the academic librarian it services, it must buy into the mission of the academic institution.
    Ex. This project seeks to return control of scholarly publications to the academy and to shore up the case for publication of genuine scholarly works.
    Ex. To the best of my knowledge, most of the big research libraries backed into the world of media = Según mi opinión, la mayoría de las bibliotecas académicas apostaron por adquirir todo tipo de soporte.
    Ex. Most of the proposals for establishing gender studies were seconded.
    Ex. I received mine yesterday and I'll ditto the fact that they look very professional.
    Ex. It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex. I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex. The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex. There is some discussion as to what RSS stands for, but the majority plump for 'Really Simple Syndication'.
    Ex. In order to forward the mission of the University, specific programs will be targeted for growth, consolidation, and possible elimination.
    Ex. Often they use rather fancy words, such as 'theoretical models' or 'constructs' or 'paradigms' to describe what are, very frequently, no more than hypothetical ideas or categorisations which have little empirical evidence to back them up.
    ----
    * apoyar Algo completamente = put + Posesivo + muscle behind + Nombre.
    * apoyar de nuevo = reendorse.
    * apoyar en = lean against.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar la necesidad de = endorse + the need (for/to).
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyarse en = lean on/upon, inform.
    * apoyarse sobre = rest on/upon.
    * apoyar una causa = forward + cause, support + cause.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * apoyar una opinión = support + contention.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * apoyar una tesis = give + weight to the claim that.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * que apoya moralmente = supportive.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( hacer descansar) to rest

    apóyalo contra la paredlean o rest it against the wall

    2)
    a) ( respaldar) <propuesta/persona> to back, support

    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativano one backed o supported her initiative

    b) < teoría> to support, bear out
    2.
    apoyarse v pron
    1) (para sostenerse, descansar)
    2) (basarse, fundarse)

    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer tal acusación? — what are you basing your accusation on?

    * * *
    = back, boost, endorse, espouse, give + support, give + weight to, lend + weight to, offer + support, support, sustain, align + Reflexivo + with, prop, buttress, lend + support, undergird, bolster, add + weight to, add + Posesivo + weight to, buy into, shore up, back into, second, ditto, stand by, rally (a)round, rally behind, plump for, forward, back + Nombre + up.

    Ex: Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.

    Ex: If the title is selected by a book club this helps boost the print-run and overall sales.
    Ex: These rules follow a general trend in filing practices in endorsing the 'file-as-is' principle outlined below.
    Ex: Most respondents espoused the latter view as an appropriate response to IT developments to date.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: The resulting compromise in the overall design principles followed is, therefore, likely to give greater weight to these conventional needs.
    Ex: They can bring into relief differing conditions in member countries and they often lend weight to arguments for or against various policy options.
    Ex: I have many people to acknowledge, beginning with my co-editor who offered untiring support and many useful suggestions in putting together the institutes.
    Ex: In order to support these three elements, and to ensure that schemes are updated it is important to have some organisation which takes responsibility for revision and publication.
    Ex: Publishers in the United Stated benefit from a larger home market which serves to sustain the production of an information tool.
    Ex: This article argues that fiction is an area of stock development which would readily achieve the goals of development with which public librarians have aligned themselves.
    Ex: The type cases were propped up for use on a timber frame at a convenient working height.
    Ex: Authors were often buttressed in their novel writing by other pieces of freelance writing.
    Ex: The librarian who lends support to those who criticize the organization which employs him is likely also to find his position difficult.
    Ex: Both libraries sought to undergird their partnership essential to a central role in collegiate education.
    Ex: Bibliometric studies used to bolster the subjective opinions of librarians are not always useful for specialized areas.
    Ex: Measurement of library activities can provide the evidence to erase misconceptions and add weight to those aspects of service that present a more powerful image = La medición de las actividades bibliotecarias puede proporcionar las pruebas necesarias para erradicar falsas ideas y apoyar aquellos aspectos del servicio que presentan una mejor imagen de la biblioteca.
    Ex: But the unions were able to add their weight to the authority of the parliamentary investigators in bringing the worst excesses of unregulated apprenticeship and of working conditions under control = No obstante, los sindicatos pudieron reforzar la autoridad de los investigadores parlamentarios para controlar los peores excesos que se cometían en el aprendizaje de un oficio y las condiciones laborales sin regularizar.
    Ex: The vendor, like the academic librarian it services, it must buy into the mission of the academic institution.
    Ex: This project seeks to return control of scholarly publications to the academy and to shore up the case for publication of genuine scholarly works.
    Ex: To the best of my knowledge, most of the big research libraries backed into the world of media = Según mi opinión, la mayoría de las bibliotecas académicas apostaron por adquirir todo tipo de soporte.
    Ex: Most of the proposals for establishing gender studies were seconded.
    Ex: I received mine yesterday and I'll ditto the fact that they look very professional.
    Ex: It's hard to believe she stands by a man who gets his kicks out of beating her black and blue everynight.
    Ex: I recalled how bereft we felt when we lost our son and how friends and neighbours rallied round and offered a shoulder to cry on.
    Ex: The second group, who rallied behind McCarthy, was composed of students and intellectuals who were vociferous against the war.
    Ex: There is some discussion as to what RSS stands for, but the majority plump for 'Really Simple Syndication'.
    Ex: In order to forward the mission of the University, specific programs will be targeted for growth, consolidation, and possible elimination.
    Ex: Often they use rather fancy words, such as 'theoretical models' or 'constructs' or 'paradigms' to describe what are, very frequently, no more than hypothetical ideas or categorisations which have little empirical evidence to back them up.
    * apoyar Algo completamente = put + Posesivo + muscle behind + Nombre.
    * apoyar de nuevo = reendorse.
    * apoyar en = lean against.
    * apoyar la idea = endorse + the idea.
    * apoyar la necesidad de = endorse + the need (for/to).
    * apoyar + Posesivo + argumento = support + Posesivo + case, buttress + Posesivo + case.
    * apoyarse en = lean on/upon, inform.
    * apoyarse sobre = rest on/upon.
    * apoyar una causa = forward + cause, support + cause.
    * apoyar una idea = favour + idea.
    * apoyar una opinión = support + contention.
    * apoyar un argumento = support + contention.
    * apoyar una tesis = give + weight to the claim that.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * que apoya moralmente = supportive.

    * * *
    apoyar [A1 ]
    vt
    apoya la escalera contra la pared lean o rest the ladder against the wall
    con la cabeza apoyada en su hombro with her head resting on his shoulder
    no se debe apoyar los codos sobre la mesa you mustn't put o rest your elbows on the table
    hay que apoyar todo el peso del cuerpo sobre una pierna you have to put all your weight on one foot
    B
    1 (respaldar) ‹propuesta/persona› to back, support
    ¿me vas a apoyar si me quejo? are you going to back me (up) o support me if I complain?
    no apoyamos la huelga we do not support the strike
    nadie la apoyó en su iniciativa no one backed o supported her initiative
    apoyar técnica y financieramente su desarrollo to give technical and financial support o backing for its development
    2 ‹teoría› to support, bear out
    no hay pruebas que apoyen esta hipótesis there is no evidence to bear out o support this hypothesis
    A (para sostenerse, descansar) apoyarse EN algo to lean ON sth
    caminaba lentamente apoyándose en un bastón she walked slowly, leaning on a walking stick o using a walking stick for support
    se apoya demasiado en su familia he relies too much on his family (for support), he leans too heavily on his family
    B (basarse, fundarse) apoyarse EN algo to be based ON sth
    se apoyó en estas cifras para defender su teoría he used these figures to defend his theory
    ¿en qué se apoya para hacer semejante acusación? what are you basing your accusation on?, what is the basis of your accusation?
    * * *

     

    apoyar ( conjugate apoyar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( hacer descansar) apoyar (algo en algo) to rest (sth on sth);

    2
    a) ( respaldar) ‹propuesta/persona to back, support


    apoyarse verbo pronominal
    1 (para sostenerse, descansar) apoyarse en algo to lean on sth
    2 (basarse, fundarse) apoyarse en algo to be based on sth
    apoyar verbo transitivo
    1 to lean
    2 (causa) to support
    ' apoyar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    refrendar
    - agarrar
    - ir
    - recostar
    - respaldar
    - sostener
    English:
    advocate
    - back
    - back up
    - bolster
    - buttress
    - champion
    - endorse
    - lean
    - prop
    - prop up
    - reinforce
    - rest
    - root for
    - stand by
    - support
    - root
    - sponsor
    - stand
    * * *
    vt
    1. [inclinar] to lean, to rest;
    apoya la cabeza en mi hombro rest your head on my shoulder;
    apoyó la bicicleta contra la pared she leant the bicycle against the wall;
    apoyó los codos sobre la mesa he leant his elbows on the table
    2. [respaldar] to support;
    todos apoyaron su decisión everyone supported her decision;
    lo apoyó mucho durante su depresión she gave him a lot of support when he was depressed;
    los directivos los apoyaron en su protesta management supported their protest
    3. [basar] to base;
    apoya su teoría en datos concretos her theory is based on o supported by concrete statistics
    * * *
    v/t
    1 lean (en against), rest (en against)
    2 ( respaldar, confirmar) support
    * * *
    apoyar vt
    1) : to support, to back
    2) : to lean, to rest
    * * *
    apoyar vb
    1. (en general) to lean [pt. & pp. leant]
    2. (descansar) to rest
    3. (defender) to support

    Spanish-English dictionary > apoyar

  • 16 aproximadamente

    adv.
    approximately.
    * * *
    1 approximately, roughly, around, about
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    * * *
    adverbio around, about, approximately
    * * *
    = approximately, loosely, more or less, or so, something like, or thereabouts, Número + odd, round about, roughly speaking, ballpark.
    Ex. The space in the scheme for a discipline should be approximately proportional to the size of the literature of that discipline.
    Ex. The term category has been at times used somewhat loosely in the literature of indexing and, for this reason, it can cause confusion.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS stores library files that contain more or less the same information found in manual files in libraries everywhere.
    Ex. For example, in a normal indexing service all the documents listed in the issue for a specific month will have been published in the last year or so.
    Ex. First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower.
    Ex. The other plan would be to close the catalog and begin a new one in 1980 or thereabouts.
    Ex. The thirty-odd books went to the infants.
    Ex. Estimates of the books currently in print in Britain usually give a number of round about a quarter of a million titles.
    Ex. Roughly speaking one-third of book publishers publish only one new book each every six months.
    Ex. In hindsight about 350k dollars ( ballpark) turned out to be the magic number.
    ----
    * aproximadamente + Cantidad = about + Cantidad.
    * aproximadamente + Fecha/Número = ca. + Fecha/Número.
    * cuarenta aproximadamente = fortyish.
    * ser aproximadamente + Número = be around + Número, be about + Número.
    * treinta aproximadamente = thirtyish.
    * * *
    adverbio around, about, approximately
    * * *
    = approximately, loosely, more or less, or so, something like, or thereabouts, Número + odd, round about, roughly speaking, ballpark.

    Ex: The space in the scheme for a discipline should be approximately proportional to the size of the literature of that discipline.

    Ex: The term category has been at times used somewhat loosely in the literature of indexing and, for this reason, it can cause confusion.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS stores library files that contain more or less the same information found in manual files in libraries everywhere.
    Ex: For example, in a normal indexing service all the documents listed in the issue for a specific month will have been published in the last year or so.
    Ex: First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower.
    Ex: The other plan would be to close the catalog and begin a new one in 1980 or thereabouts.
    Ex: The thirty-odd books went to the infants.
    Ex: Estimates of the books currently in print in Britain usually give a number of round about a quarter of a million titles.
    Ex: Roughly speaking one-third of book publishers publish only one new book each every six months.
    Ex: In hindsight about 350k dollars ( ballpark) turned out to be the magic number.
    * aproximadamente + Cantidad = about + Cantidad.
    * aproximadamente + Fecha/Número = ca. + Fecha/Número.
    * cuarenta aproximadamente = fortyish.
    * ser aproximadamente + Número = be around + Número, be about + Número.
    * treinta aproximadamente = thirtyish.

    * * *
    around, about, approximately
    te costará aproximadamente 120 euros it'll cost you around o about o approximately o in the region of 120 euros
    tendrá aproximadamente tu misma edad she must be roughly o about the same age as you
    * * *

     

    aproximadamente approximately, roughly
    ' aproximadamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alrededor
    - cerca
    - como
    - tantear
    - más
    English:
    about
    - approx.
    - approximately
    - around
    - celebration
    - hundred
    - loosely
    - notebook
    - roughly
    - round
    * * *
    approximately;
    de altura, es aproximadamente como tu hermana she's about your sister's height;
    son aproximadamente las cinco it's about five o'clock
    * * *
    adv approximately
    * * *
    aproximadamente adv about / approximately / roughly

    Spanish-English dictionary > aproximadamente

  • 17 asignar una tarea

    (v.) = allot + task, set + task, give + task, assign + responsibility, task
    Ex. As a rule, the smaller the library the greater the variety of tasks which are allotted to assistants.
    Ex. Computers, on the other hand adhere to their initial instructions and execute these relentlessly until the task that is set is completed.
    Ex. Students are frequently given specific tasks to complete which involve them making their own use of library materials.
    Ex. Almost all practicing librarians have some assigned responsibilities that involve the training of other employees.
    Ex. The National Archives of Namibia has been tasked to recover evidence of this historical past.
    * * *
    (v.) = allot + task, set + task, give + task, assign + responsibility, task

    Ex: As a rule, the smaller the library the greater the variety of tasks which are allotted to assistants.

    Ex: Computers, on the other hand adhere to their initial instructions and execute these relentlessly until the task that is set is completed.
    Ex: Students are frequently given specific tasks to complete which involve them making their own use of library materials.
    Ex: Almost all practicing librarians have some assigned responsibilities that involve the training of other employees.
    Ex: The National Archives of Namibia has been tasked to recover evidence of this historical past.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asignar una tarea

  • 18 asociado

    adj.
    associated, fellow, consociate.
    f. & m.
    associate, partner, copartner, business associate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: asociar.
    * * *
    1→ link=asociar asociar
    1 associated, associate
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 associate, partner
    * * *
    1. (f. - asociada)
    noun
    1) associate, partner
    2. (f. - asociada)
    adj.
    associate, associated
    * * *
    asociado, -a
    1.
    ADJ associated; [miembro etc] associate
    2.
    SM / F associate, member; (Com, Econ) partner
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo associate (before n)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino (Com) associate; (de club, asociación) member
    * * *
    = associated, involved, member, partner, adjunct, business associate.
    Ex. This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.
    Ex. The problems and assignments presented are real problems and assignments, and the people involved are real people, all suitably disguised to protect their identity.
    Ex. Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex. Related terms are joined by arrows leading from general terms out to their more specific partners and length of the arrow indicates the strength of the association; a shorter arrow between two concepts suggests that the concepts are closely allied.
    Ex. As universities work steadily to get full-time faculty onboard with distance learning, virtual adjuncts have eagerly stepped up to fill the void, thereby enabling institutions to respond promptly to market demand.
    Ex. Jackie Chan's long-time business associates have dismissed speculations that they have ended their partnership with the actor.
    ----
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * estar asociado a = be associated with, be bound up with.
    * profesor asociado = assistant professor.
    * término asociado = related term.
    * unidad asociada = associate unit.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo associate (before n)
    II
    - da masculino, femenino (Com) associate; (de club, asociación) member
    * * *
    = associated, involved, member, partner, adjunct, business associate.

    Ex: This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.

    Ex: The problems and assignments presented are real problems and assignments, and the people involved are real people, all suitably disguised to protect their identity.
    Ex: Its primary function is to provide a centre for software and hardware expertise for its members.
    Ex: Related terms are joined by arrows leading from general terms out to their more specific partners and length of the arrow indicates the strength of the association; a shorter arrow between two concepts suggests that the concepts are closely allied.
    Ex: As universities work steadily to get full-time faculty onboard with distance learning, virtual adjuncts have eagerly stepped up to fill the void, thereby enabling institutions to respond promptly to market demand.
    Ex: Jackie Chan's long-time business associates have dismissed speculations that they have ended their partnership with the actor.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * estar asociado a = be associated with, be bound up with.
    * profesor asociado = assistant professor.
    * término asociado = related term.
    * unidad asociada = associate unit.

    * * *
    asociado1 -da
    associate ( before n)
    asociado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    A ( Com) associate; (de un club, una asociación) member
    B ( Educ) part-time professor ( AmE), part-time lecturer ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo asociar: ( conjugate asociar)

    asociado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    asociado    
    asociar
    asociado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    associate ( before n)
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (Com) associate;

    (de club, asociación) member
    asociar ( conjugate asociar) verbo transitivoideas/palabras to associate;
    asociado algo/a algn con algo/algn to associate sth/sb with sth/sb;

    asociarse verbo pronominal
    a) [empresas/comerciantes] to collaborate;

    asociadose con algn to go into partnership with sb
    b) [hechos/factores] to combine

    c) (a grupo, club) asociadose a algo to become a member of sth

    asociado,-a
    I adjetivo associated, associate
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 Com associate, partner
    2 (de un club) member
    asociar verbo transitivo to associate
    ' asociado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    asociada
    - unida
    - unido
    English:
    associate
    * * *
    asociado, -a
    adj
    1. [relacionado] associated;
    un problema asociado a la falta de proteínas a problem associated with a lack of protein;
    se lo asocia con el descubrimiento del teléfono he is associated with the invention of the telephone
    2. [miembro] associate;
    director asociado associate director;
    profesor asociado associate Br lecturer o US professor
    nm,f
    1. [miembro] associate, partner
    2. [profesor] associate Br lecturer o US professor
    * * *
    m, asociada f member
    * * *
    asociado, -da adj
    : associate, associated
    asociado, -da n
    : associate, partner

    Spanish-English dictionary > asociado

  • 19 atención

    intj.
    attention, pay attention.
    f.
    1 attention, care, concentration, dedication.
    2 fine gesture, attention, courtesy, polite act.
    * * *
    1 (gen) attention
    2 (detalle) nice thought
    fue una atención por su parte it was a nice thought, it was very kind of him
    interjección ¡atención!
    1 (gen) your attention please!; (cuidado) watch out!, look out!
    ¡atención a los dedos! mind your fingers!
    \
    a la atención de alguien (en cartas) for the attention of somebody
    colmar muchas atenciones con alguien to smother somebody with attentions, make a fuss of somebody
    en atención a bearing in mind, taking into account
    en atención a que... in view of the fact that..., given that...
    llamar la atención to attract attention
    llamar la atención a alguien to take somebody to task
    prestar atención to pay attention (a, to)
    tener una atención con alguien to think of somebody
    * * *
    noun f.
    - prestar atención
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=interés) attention

    ¡atención, por favor! — attention, please!

    garantizarán los derechos de todos, con especial atención a las minorías — they will guarantee everybody's rights, particularly those of minorities

    en atención a algo — frm in view of sth

    llamar la atención a algn — (=atraer) to attract sb's attention; (=reprender) to tell sb off

    prestar atención — to pay attention (a to)

    léelo detenidamente, prestando especial atención a la letra pequeña — read it carefully, paying particular attention to the small print

    2) (=precaución) care

    cuando vayas de vacaciones, atención a los precios — when you go on holiday, watch out for the prices

    ¡atención! frenos potentes — beware! powerful brakes

    ¡atención! — look out!, careful!; (Mil) attention!

    toque
    3) (=cortesía)
    4) (=asistencia)

    horario de atención al público[en oficina] hours of business; [en tienda] opening hours

    5) pl atenciones (=obligaciones) duties, responsibilities
    6) [en correspondencia]

    a la atención de — for the attention of; [en sobre] attention

    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( concentración) attention

    pon atención en lo que hacesconcentrate on o pay attention to what you're doing

    presta atención a estopay attention o listen carefully to this

    atraer la atención del camareroto attract o get the waiter's attention

    b)

    llamar la atención: se viste así para llamar la atención he dresses like that to attract attention (to himself); una chica que llama la atención a very striking girl; lo dulce no me llama la atención I'm not very fond of sweet things; me llamó la atención que estuviera sola I was surprised she was alone; llamarle la atención a alguien ( reprenderlo) to reprimand somebody (frml), to give somebody a talking to; ( hacerle notar algo): les llamé la atención sobre... — I drew their attention to...

    a la atención de — (Corresp) for the attention of

    en atención a algo — (frml) in view of something

    2)
    a) ( servicio)

    la atención que recibimos en el consuladothe way we were treated o the treatment we received in the consulate

    horario de atención al público — ( en banco) hours of business; ( en oficina pública) opening hours

    departamento de atención al clientecustomer service department (AmE), customer services department (BrE)

    b) ( cortesía)
    II
    a) (Mil) attention!

    atención, por favor! — (your) attention, please!

    c) ( para avisar de peligro) look out!, watch out!

    atención! — danger!, warning!

    * * *
    = attention, care, courtesy, focus, diligence, vigilance.
    Ex. It's that access dimension of descriptive cataloging that I suggest should get priority attention from all of us.
    Ex. Thus care in indexing is essential, and systems should be designed in such a way as to minimise the possibility of error.
    Ex. Why dont't they give these people some lessons in common courtesy?.
    Ex. Our focus in this text is on the first stage in the following diagram.
    Ex. If these guidelines are not adhered to with due care and diligence, financial damage to the library can result = Si no se siguen estas directrices con el debido cuidado y atención, el resultado puede ser que la biblioteca sufra daños económicos.
    Ex. Factors that might adversely impact the ethical behaviour of the publishing, vending and librarianship community are examined, and the need for professionalism and vigilance of the community is emphasised.
    ----
    * abrumar con atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.
    * acaparar la atención de Alguien = monopolise + attention.
    * acaparar toda la atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show.
    * atención a la infancia = child care [childcare].
    * atención al cliente = customer care, customer support.
    * atención al estudiante = student services.
    * atención al paciente = patient care.
    * atención + disminuir = attention + wane.
    * atención médica = medical attention.
    * atención personal = personal attention.
    * atención personal al cliente = personal selling.
    * atención prenatal = prenatal care.
    * atención primaria = primary care.
    * atención primaria de salud = primary health care.
    * atención sanitaria = health care [healthcare].
    * atención secundaria = secondary care.
    * atraer la atención = attract + the eye, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash.
    * atraer la atención de = hold + attention.
    * atraer la atención de Alguien = appeal to + Posesivo + imagination, engage + Posesivo + attention.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * captar la atención = hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, rivet + the attention, catch + Posesivo + attention.
    * centrar la atención = fix + Posesivo + attention.
    * centrar la atención en = train + spotlight on, put + spotlight on, spotlight + fall on, spotlight + focus on.
    * centro de atención = centre of attention, limelight, centrepiece [centerpiece, -USA], centre stage, focus of concern, focus of interest, focus of attention, focus.
    * centro de atención al ciudadano = advice centre.
    * colmar de atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.
    * competir por acaparar la atención de Alguien = compete for + attention.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * concentrar la atención sobre = keep in + focus.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * dar una llamada de atención = sound + a wake-up call.
    * de atención básica = preattentive.
    * de atención primaria = preattentive.
    * deber prestar atención = warrant + consideration.
    * dedicar atención = devote + attention.
    * dedicar atención a = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * desviar + Posesivo + atención = divert + Posesivo + attention.
    * dirigir la atención = put + focus.
    * dirigir la atención a = turn to, direct + Posesivo + attention to(ward).
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * disputarse la atención = vie for + attention.
    * distraer la atención = distract + attention.
    * distraer + Posesivo + atención = divert + Posesivo + attention.
    * el centro de atención + ser = all eyes + be + on.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * fijar la atención = fix + Posesivo + attention.
    * hacer que no se le preste atención a = deflect + attention from.
    * horario de atención al público = opening hours, hours of operation, banking hours.
    * interrumpir la atención = interrupt + attention.
    * lamar la atención = eye + catch.
    * leer con atención = peruse.
    * llamada de atención = heads up, wake-up call, slap on the wrist.
    * llamar la atención = call + attention to, attract + attention, excite + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, admonish, strike + Posesivo + fancy, capture + the attention, stand out, make + Reflexivo + conspicuous, cut + a dash, seek + attention, make + heads turn, catch + Posesivo + fancy, catch + Posesivo + attention, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash, make + a big noise, hit + home.
    * llamar la atención a Alguien = rap + Nombre + knuckles, censure.
    * llamar la atención de = draw + the attention of.
    * llamar la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * llamar la atención sobre = draw + attention to, pull + Nombre + to, bring + Nombre + into the public eye, raise + awareness, enhance + awareness.
    * llamarle la atención a Alguien = reprimand, slap + Nombre + down, slap + Nombre + on the wrist.
    * mantener la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * merecer atención = merit + attention, be worthy of + attention, deserve + attention.
    * mostrador de atención al público = service desk, public service desk, service counter.
    * mostrador de atención al usuario = service area.
    * necesitar atención = beg + attention, warrant + attention.
    * nivel de atención = attention span.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * para llamar la atención = for effect.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = take + centre stage.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = come into + focus.
    * poner atención = lend + an ear, listen (to).
    * poner el centro de atención = put + focus.
    * prestándole especial atención a = with specific reference to.
    * prestar atención = follow up, heed, receive + attention, mind, devote + attention, pay + heed, take + notice, give + (some) thought to, follow through, look out for, lend + an ear, prick (up) + Posesivo + ears, Posesivo + antennas + go up.
    * prestar atención a = attend to, give + attention to, give + consideration (to), pay + attention to, turn + Posesivo + mind to, train + spotlight on, give + an ear to, listen (to), keep + an eye on, direct + Posesivo + attention to(ward).
    * prestar especial atención = pay + particular attention, focus.
    * prestarle atención = focus + attention.
    * prestar poca atención a = give + little thought to.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * que distrae la atención = distracting.
    * que no llama la atención = inconspicuous.
    * recibir atención = enjoy + attention, receive + attention, receive + note, command + attention, gain + attention.
    * requerir atención = require + consideration, require + attention.
    * retener la atención de Alguien = retain + attention.
    * ser el centro de atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show, cut + a dash.
    * servicio de atención = advisory service.
    * servicio de atención al cliente = customer service, service department.
    * servicio de atención al cliente en su propio automóvil = drive-through (drive-thru).
    * servicio de atención al cliente por teléfono = call centre.
    * servicio de atención de día = day care.
    * servicios de atención al estudiante = student services.
    * síndrome de déficit de atención = attention deficit.
    * síndrome de déficit de atención con hiperactividad = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * total atención = undivided attention.
    * trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
    * tratar de no llamar la atención = keep + a low profile, lie + low.
    * volver a prestar atención = refocus + attention.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) ( concentración) attention

    pon atención en lo que hacesconcentrate on o pay attention to what you're doing

    presta atención a estopay attention o listen carefully to this

    atraer la atención del camareroto attract o get the waiter's attention

    b)

    llamar la atención: se viste así para llamar la atención he dresses like that to attract attention (to himself); una chica que llama la atención a very striking girl; lo dulce no me llama la atención I'm not very fond of sweet things; me llamó la atención que estuviera sola I was surprised she was alone; llamarle la atención a alguien ( reprenderlo) to reprimand somebody (frml), to give somebody a talking to; ( hacerle notar algo): les llamé la atención sobre... — I drew their attention to...

    a la atención de — (Corresp) for the attention of

    en atención a algo — (frml) in view of something

    2)
    a) ( servicio)

    la atención que recibimos en el consuladothe way we were treated o the treatment we received in the consulate

    horario de atención al público — ( en banco) hours of business; ( en oficina pública) opening hours

    departamento de atención al clientecustomer service department (AmE), customer services department (BrE)

    b) ( cortesía)
    II
    a) (Mil) attention!

    atención, por favor! — (your) attention, please!

    c) ( para avisar de peligro) look out!, watch out!

    atención! — danger!, warning!

    * * *
    = attention, care, courtesy, focus, diligence, vigilance.

    Ex: It's that access dimension of descriptive cataloging that I suggest should get priority attention from all of us.

    Ex: Thus care in indexing is essential, and systems should be designed in such a way as to minimise the possibility of error.
    Ex: Why dont't they give these people some lessons in common courtesy?.
    Ex: Our focus in this text is on the first stage in the following diagram.
    Ex: If these guidelines are not adhered to with due care and diligence, financial damage to the library can result = Si no se siguen estas directrices con el debido cuidado y atención, el resultado puede ser que la biblioteca sufra daños económicos.
    Ex: Factors that might adversely impact the ethical behaviour of the publishing, vending and librarianship community are examined, and the need for professionalism and vigilance of the community is emphasised.
    * abrumar con atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.
    * acaparar la atención de Alguien = monopolise + attention.
    * acaparar toda la atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show.
    * atención a la infancia = child care [childcare].
    * atención al cliente = customer care, customer support.
    * atención al estudiante = student services.
    * atención al paciente = patient care.
    * atención + disminuir = attention + wane.
    * atención médica = medical attention.
    * atención personal = personal attention.
    * atención personal al cliente = personal selling.
    * atención prenatal = prenatal care.
    * atención primaria = primary care.
    * atención primaria de salud = primary health care.
    * atención sanitaria = health care [healthcare].
    * atención secundaria = secondary care.
    * atraer la atención = attract + the eye, catch + Posesivo + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, capture + the attention, rivet + the attention, draw + attention, catch + Posesivo + fancy, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash.
    * atraer la atención de = hold + attention.
    * atraer la atención de Alguien = appeal to + Posesivo + imagination, engage + Posesivo + attention.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * captar la atención = hold + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, rivet + the attention, catch + Posesivo + attention.
    * centrar la atención = fix + Posesivo + attention.
    * centrar la atención en = train + spotlight on, put + spotlight on, spotlight + fall on, spotlight + focus on.
    * centro de atención = centre of attention, limelight, centrepiece [centerpiece, -USA], centre stage, focus of concern, focus of interest, focus of attention, focus.
    * centro de atención al ciudadano = advice centre.
    * colmar de atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.
    * competir por acaparar la atención de Alguien = compete for + attention.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * concentrar la atención sobre = keep in + focus.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * dar una llamada de atención = sound + a wake-up call.
    * de atención básica = preattentive.
    * de atención primaria = preattentive.
    * deber prestar atención = warrant + consideration.
    * dedicar atención = devote + attention.
    * dedicar atención a = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * departamento de atención al cliente = customer service department.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * desviar + Posesivo + atención = divert + Posesivo + attention.
    * dirigir la atención = put + focus.
    * dirigir la atención a = turn to, direct + Posesivo + attention to(ward).
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * disputarse la atención = vie for + attention.
    * distraer la atención = distract + attention.
    * distraer + Posesivo + atención = divert + Posesivo + attention.
    * el centro de atención + ser = all eyes + be + on.
    * en el foco de atención = in the spotlight.
    * fijar la atención = fix + Posesivo + attention.
    * hacer que no se le preste atención a = deflect + attention from.
    * horario de atención al público = opening hours, hours of operation, banking hours.
    * interrumpir la atención = interrupt + attention.
    * lamar la atención = eye + catch.
    * leer con atención = peruse.
    * llamada de atención = heads up, wake-up call, slap on the wrist.
    * llamar la atención = call + attention to, attract + attention, excite + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, admonish, strike + Posesivo + fancy, capture + the attention, stand out, make + Reflexivo + conspicuous, cut + a dash, seek + attention, make + heads turn, catch + Posesivo + fancy, catch + Posesivo + attention, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash, make + a big noise, hit + home.
    * llamar la atención a Alguien = rap + Nombre + knuckles, censure.
    * llamar la atención de = draw + the attention of.
    * llamar la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * llamar la atención sobre = draw + attention to, pull + Nombre + to, bring + Nombre + into the public eye, raise + awareness, enhance + awareness.
    * llamarle la atención a Alguien = reprimand, slap + Nombre + down, slap + Nombre + on the wrist.
    * mantener la atención de Alguien = hold + Posesivo + attention.
    * merecer atención = merit + attention, be worthy of + attention, deserve + attention.
    * mostrador de atención al público = service desk, public service desk, service counter.
    * mostrador de atención al usuario = service area.
    * necesitar atención = beg + attention, warrant + attention.
    * nivel de atención = attention span.
    * no prestar atención = disregard, overlook, close + the door on, go + unheeded, fly in + the face of.
    * no prestar atención al hecho de que = overlook + the fact that.
    * no prestar la suficiente atención = give + short shrift.
    * para llamar la atención = for effect.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = take + centre stage.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = come into + focus.
    * poner atención = lend + an ear, listen (to).
    * poner el centro de atención = put + focus.
    * prestándole especial atención a = with specific reference to.
    * prestar atención = follow up, heed, receive + attention, mind, devote + attention, pay + heed, take + notice, give + (some) thought to, follow through, look out for, lend + an ear, prick (up) + Posesivo + ears, Posesivo + antennas + go up.
    * prestar atención a = attend to, give + attention to, give + consideration (to), pay + attention to, turn + Posesivo + mind to, train + spotlight on, give + an ear to, listen (to), keep + an eye on, direct + Posesivo + attention to(ward).
    * prestar especial atención = pay + particular attention, focus.
    * prestarle atención = focus + attention.
    * prestar poca atención a = give + little thought to.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención = turn + Posesivo + attention, turn + Posesivo + thoughts.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * que distrae la atención = distracting.
    * que no llama la atención = inconspicuous.
    * recibir atención = enjoy + attention, receive + attention, receive + note, command + attention, gain + attention.
    * requerir atención = require + consideration, require + attention.
    * retener la atención de Alguien = retain + attention.
    * ser el centro de atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show, cut + a dash.
    * servicio de atención = advisory service.
    * servicio de atención al cliente = customer service, service department.
    * servicio de atención al cliente en su propio automóvil = drive-through (drive-thru).
    * servicio de atención al cliente por teléfono = call centre.
    * servicio de atención de día = day care.
    * servicios de atención al estudiante = student services.
    * síndrome de déficit de atención = attention deficit.
    * síndrome de déficit de atención con hiperactividad = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * total atención = undivided attention.
    * trastorno por déficit de atención con hiperactividad = attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
    * tratar de no llamar la atención = keep + a low profile, lie + low.
    * volver a prestar atención = refocus + attention.

    * * *
    A
    1 (cuidado, concentración) attention
    me gustaría poder dedicarle más atención a esto I'd like to be able to give this more attention, I'd like to be able to devote more attention to this
    me escuchó con atención she listened to me attentively o carefully
    pon atención en lo que haces concentrate on o pay attention to what you're doing
    presta atención a lo que voy a decir pay attention o listen carefully to what I'm going to say
    trata de atraer la atención del camarero try and attract o get the waiter's attention
    le gusta ser el centro de (la) atención she likes to be the center of attention
    esto ha sido todo por hoy, gracias por su atención that's all for today, thank you for watching/listening
    2
    llamar la atención: se viste así para llamar la atención he dresses like that to attract attention (to himself)
    ¿no ves que estás llamando la atención con esos gritos? can't you see that you're attracting attention (to yourself) with your shouting?
    llama la atención por su original diseño the originality of its design is striking
    es una chica que llama la atención she's a very striking girl
    lo dulce no me llama la atención I'm not very fond of o ( BrE) keen on sweet things
    nada le llama la atención nothing seems to interest him
    me llamó la atención que estuviera sola/no verlo allí I was surprised she was alone/not to see him there
    llamarle la atención a algn (reprenderlo) to reprimand sb ( frml), to give sb a talking to
    (hacerle notar algo): les llamé la atención sobre el precio I drew their attention to the price
    3 ( en locs):
    a la atención de ( Corresp) for the attention of
    en atención a algo ( frml); in view of sth
    en atención a sus circunstancias familiares in view of o bearing in mind her family circumstances
    B
    1
    (servicio): no nos podemos quejar de la atención que recibimos en el consulado we can't complain about the way we were treated o the treatment we received in the consulate
    [ S ] horario de atención al público (en un banco) hours of business; (en una oficina pública) opening hours
    [ S ] departamento de atención al cliente customer service department ( AmE), customer services department ( BrE)
    2
    (cortesía): nos colmaron de atenciones durante nuestra visita we were showered with attention o ( BrE) attentions during our visit, they made a real fuss of us during our visit
    no es necesario gastar mucho, lo importante es tener una atención con él we don't have to spend much money, the important thing is that he knows we thought of him
    no tuvo ninguna atención con nosotros a pesar de nuestra hospitalidad he didn't show the slightest appreciation despite our hospitality
    ¡cuántas atenciones! estoy abrumado how kind! I'm overwhelmed
    1 ( Mil) attention!
    ¡atención! están dando los resultados listen! they're reading out the results
    ¡atención, por favor! (your) attention, please!, may I have your attention, please?
    2 (para avisar de un peligro) look out!, watch out!
    [ S ] ¡atención! danger!, warning!
    * * *

     

    atención 1 sustantivo femenino
    1

    pon/presta atención a esto pay attention to this;

    con atención attentively
    b)


    una chica que llama la atención a very striking girl;
    me llamó la atención que estuviera sola I was surprised she was alone;
    llamarle la atención a algn ( reprenderlo) to reprimand sb (frml), to give sb a talking to
    2
    a) (en hotel, tienda) service;

    ( on signs) horario de atención al público ( en banco) hours of business;
    ( en oficina pública) opening hours
    b) ( cortesía):

    nos colmaron de atenciones we were showered with attention o (BrE) attentions;

    no tuvo ninguna atención con ella a pesar de su hospitalidad he didn't show the slightest appreciation despite her hospitality
    atención 2 interjección

    ¡atención, por favor! (your) attention, please!


    atención
    I sustantivo femenino attention
    II exclamación attention!
    ♦ Locuciones: llamar la atención, to attract attention
    prestar atención, to pay attention [a, to]
    toque de atención, warning
    ' atención' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acaparar
    - acaparador
    - acaparadora
    - cantar
    - centrar
    - conceder
    - concentrar
    - concentración
    - delicadeza
    - descuidarse
    - despreocuparse
    - detalle
    - dirigirse
    - distracción
    - distraer
    - distraerse
    - eh
    - esmerarse
    - fijar
    - fijarse
    - llamar
    - mirar
    - polarizar
    - prestar
    - show
    - toque
    - asistencia
    - atender
    - atento
    - atraer
    - bien
    - captar
    - caso
    - centro
    - corresponder
    - corte
    - cuidado
    - descuidar
    - dirigir
    - escuchar
    - gentileza
    - ninguno
    - oír
    - ojo
    - palmada
    - perdón
    - poner
    - público
    - reclamo
    - retener
    English:
    accuracy
    - appeal
    - attend
    - attention
    - attention span
    - attract
    - call
    - capture
    - care
    - carelessly
    - catch
    - centre
    - closely
    - deaf
    - draw
    - engage
    - enthral
    - enthrall
    - eye
    - fix
    - fuss
    - give
    - grip
    - hear
    - inconspicuous
    - intently
    - listen
    - lunch
    - note
    - noteworthy
    - notice
    - nursing
    - pay
    - rate
    - round-the-clock
    - service
    - spectacle
    - spotlight
    - switch
    - turn
    - undivided
    - anticipation
    - carelessness
    - conspicuous
    - courtesy
    - disregard
    - effect
    - heed
    - intent
    - lime
    * * *
    nf
    1. [interés] attention;
    tienes que dedicar más atención a tus estudios you've got to put more effort into your studies, you've got to concentrate harder on your studies;
    miraremos tu expediente con mucha atención we'll look at your file very carefully;
    aguardaban el resultado con atención they were listening attentively for the result;
    escucha con atención listen carefully;
    a la atención de for the attention of;
    llamar la atención [atraer] to attract attention;
    lo que más me llamó la atención fue la belleza del paisaje what struck me most was the beauty of the countryside;
    su belleza llama la atención her beauty is striking;
    al principio no me llamó la atención at first I didn't notice anything unusual;
    llamar la atención a alguien [amonestar] to tell sb off;
    le llamé la atención sobre el coste del proyecto I drew her attention to the cost of the project;
    con sus escándalos, andan llamando la atención todo el tiempo they are always attracting attention to themselves by causing one scandal or another;
    le gusta llamar la atención she likes to be noticed;
    el desastre electoral fue una llamada o [m5] toque de atención al partido gobernante the disastrous election results were a wake-up call to the governing party;
    a los niños pequeños les cuesta mantener la atención small children find it difficult to stop their attention from wandering;
    poner o [m5] prestar atención to pay attention;
    si no pones o [m5]prestas atención, no te enterarás de lo que hay que hacer if you don't pay attention, you won't know what to do
    atención mediática media exposure
    2. [cortesía] attentiveness;
    atenciones attentiveness;
    tenía demasiadas atenciones con el jefe she was overly attentive towards the boss;
    nos colmaron de atenciones they waited on us hand and foot;
    deshacerse en atenciones con to lavish attention on;
    en atención a [teniendo en cuenta] out of consideration for;
    [en honor a] in honour of;
    en atención a sus méritos in honour of her achievements;
    organizaron una cena en atención al nuevo embajador they held a dinner in honour of the new ambassador;
    le cedió el asiento en atención a su avanzada edad he let her have his seat because of her age
    3. [servicio]
    la atención a los ancianos care of the elderly;
    Com atención al cliente customer service o care o support;
    atención domiciliaria [de médico] home visits;
    para la atención domiciliaria, llamar al… if you wish to call a doctor out, ring this number…;
    atención hospitalaria hospital care;
    atención primaria [en ambulatorio] primary health care;
    atención sanitaria health care
    interj
    [en aeropuerto, conferencia] your attention please!; Mil attention!;
    ¡atención, van a anunciar el ganador! listen, they're about to announce the winner!;
    ¡atención! [en letrero] danger!;
    ¡atención, peligro de incendio! [en letrero] [con materiales inflamables] (warning!) fire hazard;
    [en bosques] danger of forest fires in this area
    * * *
    f
    1 attention;
    ¡atención! your attention, please!;
    falta de atención lack of attention, inattentiveness;
    prestar atención pay attention (a to);
    llamar la atención a alguien reñir tell s.o. off; por ser llamativo attract s.o.’s attention;
    llamar la atención de alguien sobre algo call s.o.’s attention to sth;
    2 ( cortesía) courtesy;
    atenciones pl attentiveness sg ;
    nos han tratato con mil atenciones they were extremely attentive
    3
    :
    a la atención de carta for the attention of;
    en atención a fml with regard to
    * * *
    atención nf, pl - ciones
    1) : attention
    2)
    prestar atención : to pay attention
    3)
    llamar la atención : to attract attention
    4)
    en atención a : in view of
    atención interj
    1) : attention!
    2) : watch out!
    * * *
    atención1 interj your attention, please!
    atención2 n attention
    con atención attentively / carefully
    me llama la atención que... I'm surprised that...

    Spanish-English dictionary > atención

  • 20 aunque

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    aunque conjunción
    1 ( a pesar de que)


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

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > aunque

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