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  • 1 desinformación

    f.
    disinformation.
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    1 disinformation
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    SF
    1) (=información engañosa) disinformation, misleading information, black propaganda
    2) (=ignorancia) ignorance, lack of information
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    femenino ( falta de información) disinformation; ( información erronea) misinformation
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    = lack of information, disinformation.
    Ex. It is surprising, therefore, that people still talk about a lack of information on the European Community.
    Ex. Electronic, peer review journals provide the clearest examples of the value of the Internet as a medium for serious scholarship, a counterpoint to whinings over digital disinformation and knowledge fragmentation.
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    femenino ( falta de información) disinformation; ( información erronea) misinformation
    * * *
    = lack of information, disinformation.

    Ex: It is surprising, therefore, that people still talk about a lack of information on the European Community.

    Ex: Electronic, peer review journals provide the clearest examples of the value of the Internet as a medium for serious scholarship, a counterpoint to whinings over digital disinformation and knowledge fragmentation.

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    disinformation, misleading information
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    desinformación sustantivo femenino
    disinformation, misleading information
    desinformación sustantivo femenino
    1 (información engañosa) disinformation
    2 (ignorancia) lack of information
    ' desinformación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    disinformation
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    misinformation
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    f disinformation

    Spanish-English dictionary > desinformación

  • 2 spoofing

    Nota: En Internet, intercepción ilegal y con propósitos deshonestos de las señales que envía y recibe un usuario.
    Ex. Spoofing is the act of funnelling a user's Web traffic through a remote computer, monitoring sessions, and sending false or misleading information both to and from the user.
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    Nota: En Internet, intercepción ilegal y con propósitos deshonestos de las señales que envía y recibe un usuario.

    Ex: Spoofing is the act of funnelling a user's Web traffic through a remote computer, monitoring sessions, and sending false or misleading information both to and from the user.

    Spanish-English dictionary > spoofing

  • 3 suplantación de identidad

    (n.) = impersonation, spoofing, phishing, phising, carding, identity theft
    Ex. In particular, the author examines the knowledge of Internet users regarding specific acts of computer abuse: piracy, unauthorized entry and impersonation.
    Ex. Spoofing is the act of funnelling a user's Web traffic through a remote computer, monitoring sessions, and sending false or misleading information both to and from the user.
    Ex. ' Phishing' is a form of Internet fraud that aims to steal valuable information such as credit cards, social security numbers, user IDs and passwords.
    Ex. Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.
    Ex. Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.
    Ex. We take identity theft seriously, but our banks are dragging their feet.
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    (n.) = impersonation, spoofing, phishing, phising, carding, identity theft

    Ex: In particular, the author examines the knowledge of Internet users regarding specific acts of computer abuse: piracy, unauthorized entry and impersonation.

    Ex: Spoofing is the act of funnelling a user's Web traffic through a remote computer, monitoring sessions, and sending false or misleading information both to and from the user.
    Ex: ' Phishing' is a form of Internet fraud that aims to steal valuable information such as credit cards, social security numbers, user IDs and passwords.
    Ex: Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.
    Ex: Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.
    Ex: We take identity theft seriously, but our banks are dragging their feet.

    Spanish-English dictionary > suplantación de identidad

  • 4 información equívoca

    • misinformation
    • misleading information

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > información equívoca

  • 5 información equívoca

    f.
    misleading information, misinformation.

    Spanish-English dictionary > información equívoca

  • 6 DIMDI (Deutsches Institut fur Medizinisches Dokumentation und Information)

    = DIMDI (Deutsches Institut fur Medizinisches Dokumentation und Information).
    Ex. Other European host include DIMDI (Deutsches Institut fur Medizinisches Dokumentation und Information), the German Service, and Telesystèmes-Questel based in France.

    Spanish-English dictionary > DIMDI (Deutsches Institut fur Medizinisches Dokumentation und Information)

  • 7 IWETEL (Information World en Español)

    Ex. Information World en Espanol (IWETEL), the first electronic forum for information professionals in Spain, was launched in Nov 93.

    Spanish-English dictionary > IWETEL (Information World en Español)

  • 8 conducir

    v.
    1 to drive.
    Batista condujo a Ricardo al gimnasio Batista drove Richard to the gym.
    María conduce por la noche Mary drives at night.
    2 to manage, to run (dirigir) (empresa).
    3 to lead (person).
    María conduce una vida loca Mary leads a crazy life.
    4 to conduct (por tubería, cable) (calor).
    María conduce la conferencia Mary conducts the conference.
    El maestro condujo la orquesta local The maestro conducted the local...
    5 to guide, to usher, to walk.
    María condujo a Silvia al cuarto Mary guided Silvia to the room.
    6 to conduce.
    La soledad conduce a la tristeza Loneliness conduces to sadness.
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    (c changes to zc before a and o; the Preterite is irregular)
    Present Indicative
    conduzco, conduces, conduce, conducimos, conducís, conducen.
    Past Indicative
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperfect Subjunctive
    Future Subjunctive
    Imperative
    conduce (tú), conduzca (él/Vd.), conduzcamos (nos.), conducid (vos.), conduzcan (ellos/Vds.).
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    verb
    3) lead
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    1. VT
    1) (Aut) to drive
    2) (=llevar) to take, lead
    3) [+ electricidad, calor] to conduct; [+ agua, gas] to convey
    4) frm (=estar a cargo de) [+ negocio, empresa] to manage; [+ equipo] to lead; [+ debate] to chair, lead
    5) (TV, Radio) to present
    2. VI
    1) (Aut) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can you drive?, do you know how to drive?

    si bebes, no conduzcas — don't drink and drive

    2) (=llevar)

    esta carretera conduce al aeropuerto — this road leads to the airport, this road takes you to the airport

    ¿esa actitud a qué conduce? — where will that attitude get you?

    esto no nos conduce a ninguna parte o a nada — this is getting us nowhere

    3.
    See:
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( llevar)

    conducir a algocamino/sendero to lead to something

    esa actitud no conduce a nada or ninguna parte — that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere

    2) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can o do you drive?

    2.
    1)
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead
    b) (AmL) < programa> to host, present; < debate> to chair
    2) (esp Esp) < vehículo> to drive
    3) <electricidad/calor> to conduct
    3.
    conducirse v pron to behave, conduct oneself (frml)
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    = lead, steer, drive, engage, lead + Pronombre + down the road to, shepherd, drive along.
    Ex. A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex. They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.
    Ex. Tomás Hernández drove cautiously in the torrential rain, trying not to swerve on the slick pavement of the turnpike.
    Ex. And literature is part of that essential human behavior; it engages us in pre-enactments and re-enactments.
    Ex. The catalog's deterioration is leading us down the road to lesser quality library service.
    Ex. He showed the ability of a single mind to shepherd cultural ventures.
    Ex. A motorist who drove along 20ft of a railway line told police officers his sat nav had directed him to turn on to the track.
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    * academia de conducir = driving school.
    * carnet de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * carnet de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * conducir a = lead up to.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * conducir + Ganado = herd.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * conducir Personas como si fueran ganado = herd.
    * conducir por medio de tubos = duct.
    * conducir una barca con una pértiga = pole.
    * examen de conducir = road test.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * permiso de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * permiso de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
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    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1) ( llevar)

    conducir a algocamino/sendero to lead to something

    esa actitud no conduce a nada or ninguna parte — that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere

    2) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive

    ¿sabes conducir? — can o do you drive?

    2.
    1)
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead
    b) (AmL) < programa> to host, present; < debate> to chair
    2) (esp Esp) < vehículo> to drive
    3) <electricidad/calor> to conduct
    3.
    conducirse v pron to behave, conduct oneself (frml)
    * * *
    = lead, steer, drive, engage, lead + Pronombre + down the road to, shepherd, drive along.

    Ex: A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.

    Ex: They decided that they had to set up information and referral services to steer people to the correct agency.
    Ex: Tomás Hernández drove cautiously in the torrential rain, trying not to swerve on the slick pavement of the turnpike.
    Ex: And literature is part of that essential human behavior; it engages us in pre-enactments and re-enactments.
    Ex: The catalog's deterioration is leading us down the road to lesser quality library service.
    Ex: He showed the ability of a single mind to shepherd cultural ventures.
    Ex: A motorist who drove along 20ft of a railway line told police officers his sat nav had directed him to turn on to the track.
    * academia de conducir = driving school.
    * carnet de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * carnet de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * conducir a = lead up to.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * conducir demasiado cerca de otro = tailgate.
    * conducir + Ganado = herd.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * conducir Personas como si fueran ganado = herd.
    * conducir por medio de tubos = duct.
    * conducir una barca con una pértiga = pole.
    * examen de conducir = road test.
    * no conducir a nada = be exercises in + futility.
    * permiso de conducir = driving licence, driver's licence, driving permit.
    * permiso de conducir internacional = international driving permit, international driving licence.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.

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    conducir [I6 ]
    vi
    A (llevar) conducir A algo to lead TO sth
    este sendero conduce a la playa this path leads to the beach
    puede conducir a error it can lead to mistakes
    esa actitud no conduce a ninguna parte or nada that attitude won't achieve anything o ( colloq) won't get us anywhere
    B ( esp Esp) ( Auto) to drive
    ¿sabes conducir? can o do you drive?
    ■ conducir
    vt
    A
    1 (guiar, dirigir) to lead conducir a algn A algo to lead sb TO sth
    nos condujo al lugar donde se escondía la banda he led us to the gang's hiding place
    fue elegido para conducir los destinos de la nación he was chosen to steer the nation's destiny
    condujo la lucha armada contra la dictadura he led the armed struggle against the dictatorship
    2 ( frml); ‹cadáver› to bear ( frml), to take
    el cadáver será conducido al cementerio a las diez the body will be taken to the cemetery at 10 o'clock
    3 ( AmL) ‹programa› to host, present; ‹debate› to chair
    B ( esp Esp) ‹vehículo› to drive
    C
    1 ‹electricidad/calor› to conduct
    2 ‹agua› to carry, take
    to behave, conduct oneself ( frml)
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    conducir ( conjugate conducir) verbo intransitivo
    a) ( llevar) conducir a algo [camino/sendero] to lead to sth;

    esa actitud no conduce a nada that attitude won't achieve anything o (colloq) won't get us anywhere;

    a qué conduce eso? what's the point of that?
    b) (esp Esp) (Auto) to drive;


    verbo transitivo
    a) (guiar, dirigir) to lead;

    conducir a algn a algo to lead sb to sth;
    conducir a algn ante algn to take sb before sb
    b) (AmL) ‹ programa to host, present;

    debate to chair
    c) (esp Esp) ‹ vehículo to drive

    d)electricidad/calor to conduct

    conducir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (un coche) to drive
    2 (llevar a un sitio) to take
    (a una situación) to lead
    3 (corriente eléctrica) to conduct: condujeron las aguas al embalse, the waters were channelled to the reservoir
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 Auto to drive
    2 (camino, actitud) to lead: eso no conduce a nada, this leads nowhere
    ' conducir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    administrar
    - altar
    - carnet
    - conducción
    - correr
    - cuestión
    - documentación
    - estado
    - examen
    - ir
    - permiso
    - sanción
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    - vértigo
    - carné
    - clase
    - conduje
    - conduzca
    - derecha
    - forma
    - imprudencia
    - licencia
    - llevar
    - noche
    - patente
    - quitar
    - rápido
    English:
    averse
    - conduct
    - drive
    - driver
    - driving licence
    - driving test
    - ease
    - insane
    - lead
    - learner
    - lesson
    - licence
    - license
    - limit
    - more
    - reckless driving
    - reverse
    - safely
    - speed
    - steer
    - test
    - come
    - driver's license
    - driving
    - left
    - L
    - navigate
    - right
    - road
    - student
    - usher
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    vt
    1. [vehículo] to drive
    2. [por tubería, cable] [calor] to conduct;
    [líquido] to convey, to carry; [electricidad] to carry
    3. [dirigir] [empresa] to manage, to run;
    [ejército] to lead; [asunto] to handle
    4. [programa televisivo] to present, to host
    5. [persona] to lead;
    el guía nos condujo a la salida the guide led us to the exit
    vi
    1. [en vehículo] to drive
    2. [a sitio, situación]
    conducir a to lead to;
    esas discusiones no conducen a nada those discussions won't achieve anything;
    este plan conduce al desastre this plan is a recipe for disaster;
    una cifra que puede conducir a error a figure which could be misleading o lead to mistakes
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    I v/t
    1 vehículo drive
    2 ( dirigir) lead (a to);
    esto no conduce a nada this is getting us nowhere
    3 EL, TÉC conduct
    4 programa de TV, radio host
    5 MÚS conduct
    II v/i
    1 drive
    2 de camino lead (a to)
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    conducir {61} vt
    1) dirigir, guiar: to direct, to lead
    2) manejar: to drive (a vehicle)
    1) : to drive a vehicle
    2)
    conducir a : to lead to
    * * *
    1. (vehículo en general) to drive [pt. drove; pp. driven]
    ¿sabes conducir? can you drive?
    2. (moto) to ride [pt. rode; pp. ridden]
    3. (guiar) to lead [pt. & pp. led]
    4. (llevar) to take [pt. took; pp. taken]
    5. (gas, agua) to carry [pt. & pp. carried]
    6. (electricidad, calor) to conduct

    Spanish-English dictionary > conducir

  • 9 de baja calidad

    (adj.) = poor in detail, low-grade [lowgrade], low-quality, third rate [third-rate], low-end, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.]
    Ex. This process is slow and the resulting picture is poor in detail.
    Ex. The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality.
    Ex. Low-quality information can be downright misleading or distorted.
    Ex. The quality of the material published has often been regarded as second or third rate, a criticism less justified today.
    Ex. Therefore real time interaction is feasible on both low-end and high-end machines.
    Ex. Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.
    * * *
    (adj.) = poor in detail, low-grade [lowgrade], low-quality, third rate [third-rate], low-end, trashy [trashier -comp., trashiest -sup.]

    Ex: This process is slow and the resulting picture is poor in detail.

    Ex: The amount of stuffing in the balls was varied to suit the nature of the work; large, soft balls with weak ink were used for low-grade work; small, hard balls and strong ink for work of better quality.
    Ex: Low-quality information can be downright misleading or distorted.
    Ex: The quality of the material published has often been regarded as second or third rate, a criticism less justified today.
    Ex: Therefore real time interaction is feasible on both low-end and high-end machines.
    Ex: Wilensky has argued that 'the good, the mediocre and the trashy are becoming fused in one massive middle mush' and that 'intellectuals are increasingly tempted to play to mass audiences'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de baja calidad

  • 10 degradación

    f.
    degradation, abasement, corruption, degeneracy.
    * * *
    1 degradation, debasement
    2 MILITAR demotion
    3 ARTE gradation
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    SF
    1) (=deterioro) [de la salud] deterioration; [del litoral] deterioration, degradation frm; [de calidad] worsening, decline
    2) (=bajeza) degradation
    3) (Mil) demotion
    4) (Geol) impoverishment
    * * *
    a) (Mil) demotion
    b) ( envilecimiento) degradation
    * * *
    = cheapening, deterioration, debasement, degradation, downgrading.
    Ex. The cheapening process takes place when we just use the work at hand and don't do any additional work.
    Ex. And thirdly and most importantly, I am concerned about some movements which I think symptomatize ideological deterioration and would have us, as someone put it, march boldly backwards into the future.
    Ex. Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    Ex. This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex. Children's librarians have perpetuated beliefs and behaviour patterns that may lead to the elimination, downgrading or ostracism of children's services.
    ----
    * degradación del clima = climate deterioration.
    * degradación del suelo = land degradation.
    * * *
    a) (Mil) demotion
    b) ( envilecimiento) degradation
    * * *
    = cheapening, deterioration, debasement, degradation, downgrading.

    Ex: The cheapening process takes place when we just use the work at hand and don't do any additional work.

    Ex: And thirdly and most importantly, I am concerned about some movements which I think symptomatize ideological deterioration and would have us, as someone put it, march boldly backwards into the future.
    Ex: Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    Ex: This article describes how the property of chemiluminescence -- the faint emission of light from organic materials undergoing oxidisation -- may be used to measure the rate of degradation of paper.
    Ex: Children's librarians have perpetuated beliefs and behaviour patterns that may lead to the elimination, downgrading or ostracism of children's services.
    * degradación del clima = climate deterioration.
    * degradación del suelo = land degradation.

    * * *
    1 ( Mil) demotion
    2 (envilecimiento) degradation
    3 ( Quím) degradation, decomposition
    5 (de la salud, las facultades mentales) decline
    * * *

    degradación sustantivo femenino degradation
    ' degradación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    demotion
    * * *
    1. [moral] degradation
    2. [física] [de medio ambiente, naturaleza] degradation;
    [de calidad, servicio, producto] deterioration
    3. [de mando militar, cargo] demotion
    * * *
    f
    1 degradation
    2 MIL demotion
    * * *
    1) : degradation
    2) : demotion

    Spanish-English dictionary > degradación

  • 11 en el peor de los casos

    at worst
    * * *
    = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case
    Ex. Further changes in the external world serve to render judgments, valid at the moment, wrong at best, and detrimental to the effectiveness of the catalog at worst.
    Ex. The lack of accessibility through normal channels does cause problems to librarians which can in the worst of circumstances make it seem as if the report is, indeed, unpublished.
    Ex. At its very worst writing for a market can be pure 'hack' writing for money only, but in the world of books such an over-simplification can be misleading.
    Ex. The worst case scenario suggests that library and information services may be replaced by electronic information points analogous to the electronic cash points installed at banks.
    Ex. This is 'scientific journalism' at its worst, but its standards are not wholly different from those of the mainline press.
    Ex. Theoretical results demonstrate that planning is in the worst case intractable.
    * * *
    = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case

    Ex: Further changes in the external world serve to render judgments, valid at the moment, wrong at best, and detrimental to the effectiveness of the catalog at worst.

    Ex: The lack of accessibility through normal channels does cause problems to librarians which can in the worst of circumstances make it seem as if the report is, indeed, unpublished.
    Ex: At its very worst writing for a market can be pure 'hack' writing for money only, but in the world of books such an over-simplification can be misleading.
    Ex: The worst case scenario suggests that library and information services may be replaced by electronic information points analogous to the electronic cash points installed at banks.
    Ex: This is 'scientific journalism' at its worst, but its standards are not wholly different from those of the mainline press.
    Ex: Theoretical results demonstrate that planning is in the worst case intractable.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en el peor de los casos

  • 12 engañar

    v.
    1 to deceive, to trick, to take in, to fool.
    2 to deceive, to lie.
    3 to cheat on, to cuckold, to be unfaithful to, to deceive.
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    1 (gen) to deceive, mislead, fool, take in
    2 (estafar) to cheat, trick
    3 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    1 to be deceptive
    1 (ilusionarse) to deceive oneself
    2 (equivocarse) to be mistaken, be wrong
    \
    engañar el hambre figurado to stave off hunger
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ persona] (=embaucar) to deceive, trick; (=despistar) to mislead; [con promesas, esperanzas] to delude; (=estafar) to cheat, swindle

    engaña a su mujer — he's unfaithful to his wife, he's cheating on his wife

    2)
    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( hacer errar en el juicio) to deceive, mislead

    lo engañó haciéndole creer que... — she deceived him into thinking that...

    engañar a alguien para que + subj — to trick somebody into -ing

    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)
    c) ( ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on
    2.
    engañarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    b) ( equivocarse) to be mistaken

    duró, si no me engaño, hasta junio — it lasted until June, if I'm not mistaken

    * * *
    = fool, hoodwink, deceive, cheat (on), delude, trick, dupe, perpetrate + deception, practise + a deception, rip off, take in, swindle, fiddle, bamboozle, shortchange, bluff, cheat + Posesivo + way through, be had, humbug, lead + Nombre + down the garden path, con, hoax, bullshit.
    Ex. We may be fooling ourserlves and I would caution public libraries, school libraries and libraries in general that indeed one code might not satisfy all our needs.
    Ex. In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
    Ex. Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex. Students who cheat on literature searching, for instance, will not get the full benefit of the course.
    Ex. Nonetheless, it is claimed that his 1987 graduate and undergraduate editions continue to delude students seeking information about schools to attend, including schools of library science.
    Ex. People will try to trick or deceive systems that support intrinsically social activities.
    Ex. He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
    Ex. The public should at least be told that they will end up paying dearly for the deception being perpetrated upon them.
    Ex. Librarians have been practising a deception, and must wake up to three dangers.
    Ex. Thee reader is being ripped off by bookselling chains demanding so-called 'bungs' for prime space.
    Ex. 'Boy, have you been brainwashed! You've been taken in by the tobacco industry', she said = Ella dijo: "¡Chico, te han lavado el cerebro! la industrial del tabaco te ha timado".
    Ex. It is evident that the candidates for everlasting youth will be eternally swindled.
    Ex. Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex. Benny Morris claims that Karsh is attempting to hoodwink and bamboozle readers.
    Ex. Banning's decision to hold up Madison and Jefferson as models without discussing in some depth the practical ways in which they politicked shortchanges the reader.
    Ex. They are bluffed easily, and it is quite possible they will be bluffed again.
    Ex. One of the major dichotomies between students and teachers is the recognition by students that the technologies can give them an edge, that is they can cheat their way through school.
    Ex. By the time Americans learned they'd been had, the die was cast -- we were committed to 58,000 dead!.
    Ex. More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
    Ex. Intelligent individuals often think that they cannot behave stupidly, but that is precisely what leads them down the garden path.
    Ex. A number of victims have contacted police after seeing Masterson's mug shot and recognizing him as the man who conned them.
    Ex. He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
    Ex. Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
    ----
    * dejarse engañar = fall for, get + sucked in.
    * engañar al sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.
    * engañar el hambre = keep + the wolves from the door.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * si mi olfato no me engaña = if my hunch is right, if I am not mistaken.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( hacer errar en el juicio) to deceive, mislead

    lo engañó haciéndole creer que... — she deceived him into thinking that...

    engañar a alguien para que + subj — to trick somebody into -ing

    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)
    c) ( ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on
    2.
    engañarse v pron
    a) (refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    b) ( equivocarse) to be mistaken

    duró, si no me engaño, hasta junio — it lasted until June, if I'm not mistaken

    * * *
    = fool, hoodwink, deceive, cheat (on), delude, trick, dupe, perpetrate + deception, practise + a deception, rip off, take in, swindle, fiddle, bamboozle, shortchange, bluff, cheat + Posesivo + way through, be had, humbug, lead + Nombre + down the garden path, con, hoax, bullshit.

    Ex: We may be fooling ourserlves and I would caution public libraries, school libraries and libraries in general that indeed one code might not satisfy all our needs.

    Ex: In turn, a consequential effect is that reference librarians and scholars might end up getting hoodkwinked.
    Ex: Mostly facsimiles are made without dishonest intent, although some have certainly been intended to deceive, and the ease with which they can be identified varies with the reproduction process used.
    Ex: Students who cheat on literature searching, for instance, will not get the full benefit of the course.
    Ex: Nonetheless, it is claimed that his 1987 graduate and undergraduate editions continue to delude students seeking information about schools to attend, including schools of library science.
    Ex: People will try to trick or deceive systems that support intrinsically social activities.
    Ex: He offers an antidote to modern-day jeremiads that criticize easily duped consumers.
    Ex: The public should at least be told that they will end up paying dearly for the deception being perpetrated upon them.
    Ex: Librarians have been practising a deception, and must wake up to three dangers.
    Ex: Thee reader is being ripped off by bookselling chains demanding so-called 'bungs' for prime space.
    Ex: 'Boy, have you been brainwashed! You've been taken in by the tobacco industry', she said = Ella dijo: "¡Chico, te han lavado el cerebro! la industrial del tabaco te ha timado".
    Ex: It is evident that the candidates for everlasting youth will be eternally swindled.
    Ex: Thus, the wrong impression was gained, for instance, when the olive oil subsidies were being ' fiddled' in Italy.
    Ex: Benny Morris claims that Karsh is attempting to hoodwink and bamboozle readers.
    Ex: Banning's decision to hold up Madison and Jefferson as models without discussing in some depth the practical ways in which they politicked shortchanges the reader.
    Ex: They are bluffed easily, and it is quite possible they will be bluffed again.
    Ex: One of the major dichotomies between students and teachers is the recognition by students that the technologies can give them an edge, that is they can cheat their way through school.
    Ex: By the time Americans learned they'd been had, the die was cast -- we were committed to 58,000 dead!.
    Ex: More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much.
    Ex: Intelligent individuals often think that they cannot behave stupidly, but that is precisely what leads them down the garden path.
    Ex: A number of victims have contacted police after seeing Masterson's mug shot and recognizing him as the man who conned them.
    Ex: He hoaxed the popular media into thinking that he had burnt a million quid for the publicity it would, and has continued to, generate.
    Ex: Being able to bullshit effectively requires at least a modicum of knowledge about the subject at hand.
    * dejarse engañar = fall for, get + sucked in.
    * engañar al sistema = beat + the system, game + the system.
    * engañar el hambre = keep + the wolves from the door.
    * las apariencias engañan = don't judge a book by its cover, there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * si mi olfato no me engaña = if my hunch is right, if I am not mistaken.

    * * *
    engañar [A1 ]
    vt
    1
    (embaucar): no te dejes engañar don't be misled o fooled o deceived o taken in
    sé que no estuviste allí, tú a mí no me engañas I know you weren't there, you can't fool me
    a él no se lo engaña tan fácilmente he's not so easily fooled o duped o deceived, he's not taken in that easily
    te han engañado, no está hecho a mano you've been cheated o conned o had o done, it's not handmade ( colloq)
    me engañó la vista my eyes deceived o misled me
    si la memoria no me engaña if my memory serves me right o correctly
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    engañar el hambre or el estómago to keep the wolf from the door ( colloq)
    comimos un poco de queso para engañar el hambre we had some cheese to keep the wolf from the door o to take the edge off our appetites o to keep us going
    2 (ser infiel a) to be unfaithful to, cheat on ( AmE colloq)
    su marido la engaña con la secretaria her husband's being unfaithful to her o cheating on her, he's having an affair with his secretary
    1 ( refl) (mentirse) to deceive oneself, delude oneself, kid oneself ( colloq)
    no te engañes, no se va a casar contigo don't deceive o delude o kid yourself, she's not going to marry you
    2 (equivocarse) to be mistaken
    duró, si no me engaño, hasta noviembre it lasted until November, if I'm not mistaken
    * * *

     

    engañar ( conjugate engañar) verbo transitivo


    tú a mí no me engañas you can't fool me;
    lo engañó haciéndole creer que … she deceived him into thinking that …;
    engañar a algn para que haga algo to trick sb into doing sth
    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)


    engañarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    engañar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to deceive, mislead
    2 (mentir) to lie: no me engañes, ese no es tu coche, you can't fool me, this isn't your car
    3 (la sed, el hambre, el sueño) comeremos un poco para engañar el hambre, we'll eat a bit to keep the wolf from the door
    4 (timar) to cheat, trick
    5 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    II verbo intransitivo to be deceptive: parece pequeña, pero engaña, it looks small, but it's deceptive
    ' engañar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    burlar
    - confiada
    - confiado
    - torear
    - tramoya
    - clavar
    - disfraz
    - disfrazar
    - joder
    English:
    betray
    - cheat
    - deceive
    - delude
    - double-cross
    - dupe
    - fool
    - fox
    - have
    - hoax
    - hoodwink
    - lead on
    - mess about
    - mess around
    - mislead
    - put over
    - ride
    - stitch up
    - take in
    - trick
    - try on
    - two-time
    - unfaithful
    - wool
    - hood
    - kid
    - lead
    - square
    - take
    - two
    * * *
    vt
    1. [mentir] to deceive;
    engañó a su padre haciéndole ver que había aprobado she deceived her father into believing that she had passed;
    es difícil engañarla she is not easily deceived, she's hard to fool;
    logró engañar al portero he managed to outsmart the goalkeeper;
    me engañó lo bien que vestía y que hablaba she was so well dressed and so well spoken that I was taken in;
    ¿a quién te crees que vas a engañar? who are you trying to fool o kid?;
    a mí no me engañas, sé que tienes cincuenta años you can't fool me, I know you're fifty
    2. [ser infiel a] to deceive, to cheat on;
    engaña a su marido she cheats on her husband;
    me engañó con mi mejor amiga he cheated on me with my best friend
    3. [estafar] to cheat, to swindle;
    te engañaron vendiéndote esto tan caro they cheated you if they sold that to you for such a high price;
    engañar a alguien como a un chino o [m5] a un niño to take sb for a ride
    4. [hacer más llevadero] to appease;
    engañar el hambre to take the edge off one's hunger
    vi
    to be deceptive o misleading;
    engaña mucho, no es tan tonto como parece you can easily get the wrong impression, he's not as stupid as he seems;
    las apariencias engañan appearances can be deceptive
    * * *
    v/t
    1 deceive, cheat;
    engañar el hambre take the edge off one’s appetite;
    te han engañado you’ve been had fam
    2 ( ser infiel a) cheat on, be unfaithful to
    * * *
    1) embaucar: to trick, to deceive, to mislead
    2) : to cheat on, to be unfaithful to
    * * *
    1. (mentir) to lie
    2. (ser infiel) to cheat on
    3. (timar) to trick
    4. (dar impresión falsa) to be deceptive
    esta foto engaña: parezco más alta de lo que soy this photo is deceptive: I look taller than I am

    Spanish-English dictionary > engañar

  • 13 engaño

    m.
    1 deceit, deception, trickery, cheating.
    2 lie, hoax, trick, take-in.
    3 fraudulence, deceitfulness.
    4 delusion, false impression.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: engañar.
    * * *
    1 deceit, deception
    2 (estafa) fraud, trick, swindle
    3 (mentira) lie
    4 (error) mistake
    \
    estar en un engaño to be mistaken
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=acto) [gen] deception; (=ilusión) delusion

    aquí no hay engaño — there is no attempt to deceive anybody here, it's all on the level *

    2) (=trampa) trick, swindle
    3) (=malentendido) mistake, misunderstanding

    padecer engaño — to labour under a misunderstanding, labor under a misunderstanding (EEUU)

    4) pl engaños (=astucia) wiles, tricks
    5) [de pesca] lure
    6) Cono Sur (=regalo) small gift, token
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( mentira) deception
    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)
    c) ( ardid) ploy, trick
    2) (Taur) cape
    * * *
    = fraud, snare, sham, hoax, deceit, subterfuge, confidence trick, deception, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, hocus pocus, caper, dissimulation, fiddle, trickery, bluff, con trick, con, con job.
    Ex. At our library in Minnesota we have clearly identified material that deals with many types of business and consumer frauds, national liberation movements, bedtime, Kwanza, the Afro-American holiday.
    Ex. Whilst telematics for Africa is full of snares, it is the way towards the road to mastery in the future.
    Ex. The NCC argue that the three other rights established over the last three centuries -- civil, political and social -- are 'liable to be hollow shams' without the consequent right to information.
    Ex. This article examines several controversial cataloguing problems, including the classification of anti-Semitic works and books proven to be forgeries or hoaxes.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex. Citing authors' names in references can cause great difficulties, as ghosts, subterfuges, and collaborative teamwork may often obscure the true begetters of published works.
    Ex. Unless universal education is nothing more than a confidence trick, there must be more people today who can benefit by real library service than ever there were in the past.
    Ex. Furthermore, deception is common when subjects use e-mail and chat rooms.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex. The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex. The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex. The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.
    Ex. Who was the mastermind of the Watergate caper & for what purpose has never been revealed.
    Ex. In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex. This paper reports a study based on an eight-week period of participant observation of a particular form of resistance, fiddles.
    Ex. It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.
    Ex. The most dramatic way to spot a bluff is to look your opponent in the eye and attempt to sense his fear.
    Ex. The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex. He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex. The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    ----
    * autoengaño = self-deception.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * entrar mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * llevar a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( mentira) deception
    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)
    c) ( ardid) ploy, trick
    2) (Taur) cape
    * * *
    = fraud, snare, sham, hoax, deceit, subterfuge, confidence trick, deception, swindle, rip-off, swindling, cheating, hocus pocus, caper, dissimulation, fiddle, trickery, bluff, con trick, con, con job.

    Ex: At our library in Minnesota we have clearly identified material that deals with many types of business and consumer frauds, national liberation movements, bedtime, Kwanza, the Afro-American holiday.

    Ex: Whilst telematics for Africa is full of snares, it is the way towards the road to mastery in the future.
    Ex: The NCC argue that the three other rights established over the last three centuries -- civil, political and social -- are 'liable to be hollow shams' without the consequent right to information.
    Ex: This article examines several controversial cataloguing problems, including the classification of anti-Semitic works and books proven to be forgeries or hoaxes.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Policing fraud and deceit: the legal aspects of misconduct in scientific enquiry'.
    Ex: Citing authors' names in references can cause great difficulties, as ghosts, subterfuges, and collaborative teamwork may often obscure the true begetters of published works.
    Ex: Unless universal education is nothing more than a confidence trick, there must be more people today who can benefit by real library service than ever there were in the past.
    Ex: Furthermore, deception is common when subjects use e-mail and chat rooms.
    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The article 'Online scams, swindles, frauds and rip-offs' lists some of the most better known Internet frauds of recent times.
    Ex: The swindling & deception the immigrants encountered often preyed on their Zionist ideology & indeed, some of the crooks were Jewish themselves.
    Ex: The author discerns 3 levels of cheating and deceit and examines why scientists stoop to bias and fraud, particularly in trials for new treatments.
    Ex: The final section of her paper calls attention to the ' hocus pocus' research conducted on many campuses.
    Ex: Who was the mastermind of the Watergate caper & for what purpose has never been revealed.
    Ex: In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    Ex: This paper reports a study based on an eight-week period of participant observation of a particular form of resistance, fiddles.
    Ex: It is sometimes thought that a woman's trickery compensates for her physical weakness.
    Ex: The most dramatic way to spot a bluff is to look your opponent in the eye and attempt to sense his fear.
    Ex: The social contract has been the con trick by which the bosses have squeezed more and more out of the workers for themselves.
    Ex: He has long argued that populist conservatism is nothing more than a con.
    Ex: The global warming hoax had all the classic marks of a con job from the very beginning.
    * autoengaño = self-deception.
    * conducir a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * conseguir mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * entrar mediante engaño = bluff + Posesivo + way into.
    * llevar a engaño = be misleading, be deceiving.
    * someter a engaño = perpetrate + deception.

    * * *
    A
    1 (mentira) deception
    lo que más me duele es el engaño it was the deceit o deception that upset me most
    fue víctima de un cruel engaño she was the victim of a cruel deception o swindle, she was cruelly deceived o taken in
    vivió en el engaño durante años for years she lived in complete ignorance of his deceit
    es un engaño, no es de oro it's a con, this isn't (made of) gold ( colloq)
    2 (ardid) ploy, trick
    se vale de todo tipo de engaños para salirse con la suya he uses all kinds of tricks o every trick in the book to get his own way
    llamarse a engaño to claim one has been cheated o deceived
    para que luego nadie pueda llamarse a engaño so that no one can claim o say that they were deceived/cheated
    C ( Dep) fake
    * * *

     

    Del verbo engañar: ( conjugate engañar)

    engaño es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    engañó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    engañar    
    engaño    
    engañó
    engañar ( conjugate engañar) verbo transitivo


    tú a mí no me engañas you can't fool me;
    lo engañó haciéndole creer que … she deceived him into thinking that …;
    engaño a algn para que haga algo to trick sb into doing sth
    b) (estafar, timar) to cheat, con (colloq)


    engañarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ( mentirse) to deceive oneself, kid oneself (colloq)
    engaño sustantivo masculino

    b) (timo, estafa) swindle, con (colloq)


    engañar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to deceive, mislead
    2 (mentir) to lie: no me engañes, ese no es tu coche, you can't fool me, this isn't your car
    3 (la sed, el hambre, el sueño) comeremos un poco para engañar el hambre, we'll eat a bit to keep the wolf from the door
    4 (timar) to cheat, trick
    5 (ser infiel) to be unfaithful to
    II verbo intransitivo to be deceptive: parece pequeña, pero engaña, it looks small, but it's deceptive
    engaño sustantivo masculino
    1 (mentira, trampa) deception, swindle
    (estafa) fraud
    (infidelidad) unfaithfulness
    2 (ilusión, equivocación) delusion: deberías sacarle del engaño, you should tell him the truth
    ♦ Locuciones: llamarse a engaño, to claim that one has been duped
    ' engaño' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    engañarse
    - farsa
    - maña
    - montaje
    - tramar
    - trampear
    - coba
    - descubrir
    - desengañar
    - engañar
    - tapadera
    - tranza
    English:
    deceit
    - deception
    - delusion
    - double-cross
    - game
    - guile
    - impersonation
    - put over
    - ride
    - sham
    - unfaithful
    - hoax
    * * *
    1. [mentira] deception, deceit;
    se ganó su confianza con algún engaño she gained his trust through a deception;
    lo obtuvo mediante engaño she obtained it by deception;
    todo fue un engaño it was all a deception;
    llamarse a engaño [engañarse] to delude oneself;
    [lamentarse] to claim to have been misled;
    que nadie se llame a engaño, la economía no va bien let no one have any illusions about it, the economy isn't doing well;
    no nos llamemos a engaño, el programa se puede mejorar let's not delude ourselves, the program could be improved;
    para que luego no te llames a engaño so you can't claim to have been misled afterwards
    2. [estafa] swindle;
    ha sido víctima de un engaño en la compra del terreno he was swindled over the sale of the land
    3. [ardid] ploy, trick;
    de nada van a servirte tus engaños your ploys will get you nowhere;
    las rebajas son un engaño para que la gente compre lo que no necesita sales are a ploy to make people buy things they don't need
    4. Taurom bullfighter's cape
    5. [para pescar] lure
    * * *
    m
    1 ( mentira) deception, deceit
    2 ( ardid) trick;
    llamarse a engaño claim to have been cheated
    * * *
    1) : deception, trick
    2) : fake, feint (in sports)
    * * *
    1. (mentira) lie
    2. (trampa) trick
    3. (timo) swindle

    Spanish-English dictionary > engaño

  • 14 engañoso

    adj.
    1 deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, liar.
    2 delusive, misleading, illusive, delusional.
    * * *
    1 (gen) deceptive
    2 (palabras) deceitful; (consejo) misleading
    * * *
    (f. - engañosa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=persona) deceitful, dishonest; (=apariencia) deceptive; (=consejo) misleading
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < palabras> deceitful; < apariencias> deceptive
    * * *
    = deceptive, fallacious, deceitful, devious, sneaky [sneakier -comp., sneakiest -sup.], specious, duplicitous, distortive.
    Ex. Rehyping old stuff as if it were new is not only annoyingly deceptive but doesn't sell any books to suspicious customers.
    Ex. On the basis of current knowledge it seems fallacious to describe people's consumer behavior as having clear-cut objectives.
    Ex. Again, on the matter of the sources already consulted by the enquirer, the implication is not that he is unreliable or deceitful, but that in looking up the Encyclopedia Americana he may not be aware of the existence of the index.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The devious, the distraught and the deranged: designing and applying personal safety into library protection'.
    Ex. The article carries the title 'Holdouts and other sneaky vendor tactics: no one profits when providers keep searchers from finding information'.
    Ex. This comparative frame of reference is specious and irrelevant on several counts.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex. Its distortive influence on feminist research has so far remained undiscussed.
    ----
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading.
    * naturaleza engañosa = deceptiveness.
    * palabra engañosa = weasel word.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo < palabras> deceitful; < apariencias> deceptive
    * * *
    = deceptive, fallacious, deceitful, devious, sneaky [sneakier -comp., sneakiest -sup.], specious, duplicitous, distortive.

    Ex: Rehyping old stuff as if it were new is not only annoyingly deceptive but doesn't sell any books to suspicious customers.

    Ex: On the basis of current knowledge it seems fallacious to describe people's consumer behavior as having clear-cut objectives.
    Ex: Again, on the matter of the sources already consulted by the enquirer, the implication is not that he is unreliable or deceitful, but that in looking up the Encyclopedia Americana he may not be aware of the existence of the index.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The devious, the distraught and the deranged: designing and applying personal safety into library protection'.
    Ex: The article carries the title 'Holdouts and other sneaky vendor tactics: no one profits when providers keep searchers from finding information'.
    Ex: This comparative frame of reference is specious and irrelevant on several counts.
    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex: Its distortive influence on feminist research has so far remained undiscussed.
    * de apariencia engañosa = misleading.
    * naturaleza engañosa = deceptiveness.
    * palabra engañosa = weasel word.

    * * *
    ‹palabras› deceitful; ‹apariencias› deceptive
    * * *

    engañoso
    ◊ -sa adjetivo ‹ palabras deceitful;


    apariencias deceptive
    engañoso,-a adj (mentiroso, falaz) deceitful
    (apariencia) deceptive
    ' engañoso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amagar
    - engañosa
    - falaz
    English:
    deceptive
    - misleading
    - deceitful
    * * *
    engañoso, -a adj
    1. [aspecto, apariencia, impresión] deceptive
    2. [persona, palabras] deceitful
    * * *
    adj persona, palabras deceitful; apariencias deceptive
    * * *
    engañoso, -sa adj
    1) : deceitful
    2) : misleading, deceptive
    * * *
    engañoso adj deceptive

    Spanish-English dictionary > engañoso

  • 15 error

    m.
    1 mistake, error.
    cometer un error to make a mistake
    estar en un error to be mistaken
    por error by mistake
    salvo error u omisión errors and omissions excepted
    error de bulto huge o big mistake
    error de cálculo miscalculation
    error humano human error
    error judicial miscarriage of justice
    2 delusion, false impression.
    3 lapsus.
    * * *
    1 error, mistake
    \
    caer en un error to make a mistake
    estar en un error to be mistaken
    por error by mistake, in error
    error judicial miscarriage of justice
    * * *
    noun m.
    error, mistake
    * * *
    SM mistake, error más frm

    caer en un error — to make a mistake

    si piensas que lo hizo por tu bien, estás cayendo en un error — if you think that he did it for your good you're making a mistake

    cometer un error — to make a mistake

    estar en un error — to be mistaken, be wrong

    estás en un error si piensas que voy a transigiryou're mistaken o wrong if you think that I'll give in

    inducir a error — to be misleading

    por error — by mistake

    error de hecho — factual error, error of fact

    * * *
    masculino mistake

    craso error!(that was a) big o bad mistake!

    ¿quién lo va a sacar de su error? — who's going to put him right?

    salvo error u omisión — (fr hecha) errors and omissions excepted

    por error — by mistake, in error (frml)

    * * *
    = error, failure, fault, mistake, pitfall, bug, stumble, delusion, goof, blooper, bobble.
    Ex. Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex. Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex. A mistake, say, in trasncribing Fergusson as Ferguson may cause some problems, copying Davinson as Davison will cause even more!.
    Ex. Nevertheless, it is worth drawing a comparison between them so that menu-based information retrieval systems might avoid some of the pitfalls of traditional classification.
    Ex. A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex. His stumbles and missed opportunities were made up for by his signing of the agreement in 1990.
    Ex. The article 'Illusions, delusions, conclusions' reminds searchers that the most important issue when looking at search results is to make sure that all information is reliable and true.
    Ex. The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex. Throughout the year we collect bloopers, funny things that happen while we are producing the program.
    Ex. Gary's back pass took a bobble from a divot and in that moment Robinson suddenly found himself the subject of ridicule.
    ----
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * aprender a fuerza de errores = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender de errores = learn from + errors.
    * aprender por el método de ensayo y error = learn by + trial and error.
    * caer en el error de = fall into + the error of, blunder into.
    * cometer el error de = fall into + the error of, blunder into.
    * cometer errores por despiste = bump into + lampposts.
    * cometer un error = commit + error, make + mistake, make + error, be caught out, slip up.
    * cometer un error garrafal = commit + blunder, make + a bloomer, make + a blunder, drop + a clanger, drop + a bollock, blunder.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * corregir errores = debug.
    * corregir un error = correct + error, amend + mistake, correct + a wrong, correct + Posesivo + mistake.
    * deshacer los errores cometidos = turn + the clock back.
    * detección de errores = error identification.
    * detectar un error = detect + error, spot + mistake, spot + error.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * error administrativo = clerical mistake, clerical error.
    * error craso = gross mistake, crass mistake, crass error, blunder, monumental mistake, monumental error.
    * error de cálculo = miscalculation, mathematical mistake, mathematical error, calculation error, calculation mistake.
    * error de communicación = miscommunication.
    * error de contenido = factual error.
    * error de copia = clerical error, clerical mistake.
    * error de diagnóstico = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.].
    * error de entendimiento = misunderstanding.
    * error de escritura = mistyping.
    * error de estilo = stylistic error.
    * error de juicio = misunderstanding, error of judgement.
    * error de la muestra = sampling error.
    * error de la naturaleza = freak of nature.
    * error de lectura = misreading.
    * error del original = sic, sic.
    * error de medición = error of measurement.
    * error de muestreo = sampling error.
    * error de percepción = misperception.
    * error de probabilidad = probability of error.
    * error de pronunciación = mispronunciation.
    * error de transposición = transposition error.
    * errores = floundering.
    * error estilístico = stylistic error.
    * error fatal = fatal mistake.
    * error garrafal = blunder, cock-up, crass mistake, crass error, gross mistake, monumental mistake, monumental error, clanger.
    * error gramatical = grammatical error.
    * error humano = human error.
    * error matemático = mathematical mistake, mathematical error.
    * error mecánico = machine error.
    * error mecanográfico = keying error.
    * error óptico = optical error.
    * error ortográfico = misspelling [mis-spelling], orthographic error, spelling mistake, spelling error.
    * error por omisión = omission failure.
    * error tipográfico = typing error, typing mistake, typographical error, typographical mistake, typo.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * gramática con errores = poor grammar.
    * identificación de errores = error identification.
    * lista de errores = error report.
    * lleno de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * margen de error = margin of error.
    * mensaje de error = error message.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * nótese el error = sic.
    * patrón de errores = error pattern.
    * plagado de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * plagar de errores = litter with + failure.
    * por el método de ensayo y error = by trial and error, trial and error.
    * por error = by mistake.
    * propenso a errores = error prone, prone to error.
    * rectificar un error = rectify + failure.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * subsanar un error = extirpate + error.
    * sujeto a errores = prone to error.
    * susceptible de error = susceptible to error, susceptible to mistake.
    * tasa de error = error rate.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tolerancia al error = error tolerance, fault tolerance.
    * tolerante al error = fault tolerant, error tolerant.
    * * *
    masculino mistake

    craso error!(that was a) big o bad mistake!

    ¿quién lo va a sacar de su error? — who's going to put him right?

    salvo error u omisión — (fr hecha) errors and omissions excepted

    por error — by mistake, in error (frml)

    * * *
    = error, failure, fault, mistake, pitfall, bug, stumble, delusion, goof, blooper, bobble.

    Ex: Computers are reliable, and less prone to error provided they are instructed or programmed appropriately and correctly.

    Ex: DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex: Documents and information can be lost forever by faults in inputting.
    Ex: A mistake, say, in trasncribing Fergusson as Ferguson may cause some problems, copying Davinson as Davison will cause even more!.
    Ex: Nevertheless, it is worth drawing a comparison between them so that menu-based information retrieval systems might avoid some of the pitfalls of traditional classification.
    Ex: A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex: His stumbles and missed opportunities were made up for by his signing of the agreement in 1990.
    Ex: The article 'Illusions, delusions, conclusions' reminds searchers that the most important issue when looking at search results is to make sure that all information is reliable and true.
    Ex: The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex: Throughout the year we collect bloopers, funny things that happen while we are producing the program.
    Ex: Gary's back pass took a bobble from a divot and in that moment Robinson suddenly found himself the subject of ridicule.
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * análisis de errores = error analysis.
    * aprender a fuerza de errores = learn by + trial and error.
    * aprender Algo a base de cometer errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender Algo a fuerza de errores = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
    * aprender de errores = learn from + errors.
    * aprender por el método de ensayo y error = learn by + trial and error.
    * caer en el error de = fall into + the error of, blunder into.
    * cometer el error de = fall into + the error of, blunder into.
    * cometer errores por despiste = bump into + lampposts.
    * cometer un error = commit + error, make + mistake, make + error, be caught out, slip up.
    * cometer un error garrafal = commit + blunder, make + a bloomer, make + a blunder, drop + a clanger, drop + a bollock, blunder.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * corregir errores = debug.
    * corregir un error = correct + error, amend + mistake, correct + a wrong, correct + Posesivo + mistake.
    * deshacer los errores cometidos = turn + the clock back.
    * detección de errores = error identification.
    * detectar un error = detect + error, spot + mistake, spot + error.
    * eliminar un error = remove + error.
    * error administrativo = clerical mistake, clerical error.
    * error craso = gross mistake, crass mistake, crass error, blunder, monumental mistake, monumental error.
    * error de cálculo = miscalculation, mathematical mistake, mathematical error, calculation error, calculation mistake.
    * error de communicación = miscommunication.
    * error de contenido = factual error.
    * error de copia = clerical error, clerical mistake.
    * error de diagnóstico = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.].
    * error de entendimiento = misunderstanding.
    * error de escritura = mistyping.
    * error de estilo = stylistic error.
    * error de juicio = misunderstanding, error of judgement.
    * error de la muestra = sampling error.
    * error de la naturaleza = freak of nature.
    * error de lectura = misreading.
    * error del original = sic, sic.
    * error de medición = error of measurement.
    * error de muestreo = sampling error.
    * error de percepción = misperception.
    * error de probabilidad = probability of error.
    * error de pronunciación = mispronunciation.
    * error de transposición = transposition error.
    * errores = floundering.
    * error estilístico = stylistic error.
    * error fatal = fatal mistake.
    * error garrafal = blunder, cock-up, crass mistake, crass error, gross mistake, monumental mistake, monumental error, clanger.
    * error gramatical = grammatical error.
    * error humano = human error.
    * error matemático = mathematical mistake, mathematical error.
    * error mecánico = machine error.
    * error mecanográfico = keying error.
    * error óptico = optical error.
    * error ortográfico = misspelling [mis-spelling], orthographic error, spelling mistake, spelling error.
    * error por omisión = omission failure.
    * error tipográfico = typing error, typing mistake, typographical error, typographical mistake, typo.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * gramática con errores = poor grammar.
    * identificación de errores = error identification.
    * lista de errores = error report.
    * lleno de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * margen de error = margin of error.
    * mensaje de error = error message.
    * no tener errores = be error-free.
    * nótese el error = sic.
    * patrón de errores = error pattern.
    * plagado de errores = buggy [buggier -comp., buggiest -sup.].
    * plagar de errores = litter with + failure.
    * por el método de ensayo y error = by trial and error, trial and error.
    * por error = by mistake.
    * propenso a errores = error prone, prone to error.
    * rectificar un error = rectify + failure.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * subsanar un error = extirpate + error.
    * sujeto a errores = prone to error.
    * susceptible de error = susceptible to error, susceptible to mistake.
    * tasa de error = error rate.
    * tener errores = be flawed.
    * tolerancia al error = error tolerance, fault tolerance.
    * tolerante al error = fault tolerant, error tolerant.

    * * *
    mistake
    fue un error decírselo it was a mistake to tell him
    cometió varios errores importantes she made several serious mistakes o errors
    firmé el documento — ¡craso error! I signed the document — (that was a) big o bad mistake!
    estás en un error you're wrong o mistaken
    ¿quién lo va a sacar de su error? who's going to put him right? o ( BrE) set him straight?
    un grave error de cálculo a serious miscalculation
    un error de ortografía a spelling mistake
    salvo error u omisión ( fr hecha); errors and omissions excepted
    por error by mistake, in error ( frml)
    Compuestos:
    absolute error
    random error
    legal error
    factual error
    misprint, printer's error
    system error
    relative error
    syntax error
    * * *

     

    error sustantivo masculino
    mistake;
    cometer un error to make a mistake o an error;

    error de ortografía spelling mistake;
    error de cálculo miscalculation;
    error de imprenta misprint, printer's error;
    por error by mistake, in error (frml)
    error sustantivo masculino
    1 error, mistake
    cometimos el error de escucharle, we made the mistake of listening to him
    inducir a error, to lead into error
    2 (de un cálculo) error
    3 (fallo técnico) error: se lo enviamos por error, we sent it to him by mistake
    Impr error de imprenta/ tipográfico, misprint
    En general, mistake se refiere a errores causados por falta de conocimiento, capacidad o comprensión, mientras que error describe más bien errores causados por fallos en la producción o mal comportamiento. A menudo, la diferencia es mínima y se puede usar cualquiera de los dos términos: Cometió un error y fue a la cárcel. He made a mistake and went to prison. El accidente se debió a un error humano. The accident was due to human error.

    ' error' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aberración
    - bestial
    - bestialidad
    - bulto
    - columpiarse
    - cometer
    - confusión
    - desacierto
    - desatino
    - desliz
    - despiste
    - enmendar
    - enorme
    - equivocación
    - equivocarse
    - falla
    - fallo
    - fatal
    - garrafal
    - gazapo
    - guardagujas
    - incidir
    - incorrección
    - incurrir
    - lectura
    - novatada
    - originar
    - patinazo
    - reconocer
    - rectificar
    - reparar
    - responder
    - subsanar
    - tipográfica
    - tipográfico
    - traspié
    - vista
    - yerro
    - caer
    - cálculo
    - calibre
    - caro
    - clásico
    - confesar
    - confundir
    - corriente
    - costoso
    - creces
    - descuido
    - desengañar
    English:
    allow for
    - amend
    - blunder
    - bug
    - commission
    - commit
    - crass
    - deny
    - error
    - expensive
    - fault
    - faux pas
    - goof
    - grievous
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - justice
    - lapse
    - make
    - margin
    - message
    - miscalculation
    - miscarriage
    - misprint
    - mistake
    - prove
    - retrieval
    - right
    - slip
    - spelling error
    - trial
    - wrong
    - admit
    - cost
    - cover
    - delusion
    - detection
    - disabuse
    - flaw
    - fundamental
    - genuine
    - glaring
    - grave
    - misconception
    - mislead
    - pay
    - same
    - spelling
    - spot
    - typing
    * * *
    error nm
    1. [falta, equivocación] mistake, error;
    fue un error invitarla a la fiesta it was a mistake to invite her to the party;
    debe de haber un error there must be a mistake;
    cometer un error to make a mistake;
    estar en un error to be mistaken;
    por error by mistake;
    me enviaron la carta por error they sent me the letter by mistake;
    sacar a alguien del error o [m5] de su error to put sb right;
    salvo error u omisión errors and omissions excepted
    error absoluto absolute error;
    error de bulto huge o big mistake;
    error de cálculo miscalculation;
    error de copia clerical error;
    error no forzado [en tenis] unforced error;
    error humano human error;
    error judicial miscarriage of justice;
    error mecanográfico typing error;
    error de muestreo sampling error;
    error relativo relative error;
    Informát error de sintaxis syntax error; Informát error del sistema system error;
    error típico standard error;
    error tipográfico typo, typographical error;
    error de traducción translation error
    2. Informát [en un programa] bug
    * * *
    m mistake, error;
    por error by mistake;
    caer en un error make a mistake;
    estar en un error be wrong o mistaken
    * * *
    error nm
    equivocación: error, mistake
    * * *
    error n mistake / error

    Spanish-English dictionary > error

  • 16 falta de disciplina

    (n.) = indiscipline, disruptive behaviour
    Ex. Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Disorderly conduct: crime and disruptive behaviour in the library'.
    * * *
    (n.) = indiscipline, disruptive behaviour

    Ex: Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Disorderly conduct: crime and disruptive behaviour in the library'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta de disciplina

  • 17 falto de coordinación

    (adj.) = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated]
    Ex. Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    * * *
    (adj.) = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated]

    Ex: Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falto de coordinación

  • 18 formar parte integral de

    (v.) = be part and parcel of, be an integral part of
    Ex. Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    Ex. For certain categories of material, the physical carrier consists of a storage medium (e.g., tape, film) sometimes encased in plastic, metal, etc., housing (e.g. cassette, cartridge) that is an integral part of the item.
    * * *
    (v.) = be part and parcel of, be an integral part of

    Ex: Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.

    Ex: For certain categories of material, the physical carrier consists of a storage medium (e.g., tape, film) sometimes encased in plastic, metal, etc., housing (e.g. cassette, cartridge) that is an integral part of the item.

    Spanish-English dictionary > formar parte integral de

  • 19 indisciplina

    f.
    indiscipline.
    * * *
    1 indiscipline, lack of discipline
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=falta de disciplina) indiscipline, lack of discipline
    2) (Mil) insubordination
    * * *
    femenino ( de una persona) indiscipline, lack of discipline; (Mil) insubordination
    * * *
    Ex. Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.
    * * *
    femenino ( de una persona) indiscipline, lack of discipline; (Mil) insubordination
    * * *

    Ex: Duplication of publications, debasement of quality, misleading titles, and an unplanned, uncoordinated and piecemeal growth of secondary publications are part and parcel of this information indiscipline.

    * * *
    (de una persona) indiscipline, lack of discipline; ( Mil) insubordination
    * * *
    1. [de alumno, hijo] indiscipline, lack of discipline
    2. [de soldado] insubordination
    * * *
    f lack of discipline, indiscipline
    * * *
    : indiscipline, unruliness

    Spanish-English dictionary > indisciplina

  • 20 llamativo

    adj.
    showy, attractive, striking, appealing.
    * * *
    1 showy, flashy
    * * *
    (f. - llamativa)
    adj.
    showy, striking
    * * *
    ADJ (=vistoso) [color] loud, bright
    * * *
    - va adjetivo < color> bright; <mujer/vestido> striking
    * * *
    = eye-catching, remarkable, catchy [catchier -comp., catchiest -sup.], arresting, slick, flashy [flashier -comp., flashiest -sup.], appealing, flamboyant.
    Ex. Some titles are deliberately misleading or eye-catching, rather than informative.
    Ex. Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.
    Ex. SilverPlatter is about to bring to market a new product with a catchy acronym, 'AgRIC'.
    Ex. It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
    Ex. Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    Ex. In contrast to the sophisticated use of multimedia, the use of ' flashy' multimedia elements did not have any instructional value.
    Ex. The author offers some suggestions, somewhat 'tongue in cheek', to make the game more appealing for spectators.
    Ex. Nathan was known for being the most flamboyant DJ in the area.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo < color> bright; <mujer/vestido> striking
    * * *
    = eye-catching, remarkable, catchy [catchier -comp., catchiest -sup.], arresting, slick, flashy [flashier -comp., flashiest -sup.], appealing, flamboyant.

    Ex: Some titles are deliberately misleading or eye-catching, rather than informative.

    Ex: Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.
    Ex: SilverPlatter is about to bring to market a new product with a catchy acronym, 'AgRIC'.
    Ex: It is when speakers have no feeling for pause that their speech seems to burble on without any arresting quality; the club bore is a burbler: he has not learnt the eloquence of silence.
    Ex: Whether conceived as a bookmark, newspaper tabloid, balloon, slick booklet, or some other format, the client-directed annual report conveys not only the information itself but also the intent to focus on the client's interest.
    Ex: In contrast to the sophisticated use of multimedia, the use of ' flashy' multimedia elements did not have any instructional value.
    Ex: The author offers some suggestions, somewhat 'tongue in cheek', to make the game more appealing for spectators.
    Ex: Nathan was known for being the most flamboyant DJ in the area.

    * * *
    ‹color› bright; ‹mujer› striking
    el plumaje llamativo del guacamayo the striking plumage of the macaw
    siempre se viste con ropa llamativa she always wears flamboyant clothes
    ponte algo menos llamativo wear something less conspicuous o flamboyant
    * * *

    llamativo
    ◊ -va adjetivo ‹ color bright;


    mujer/vestido striking
    llamativo,-a adjetivo
    1 (sugerente) eye-catching
    (ostentoso) un vestido demasidado llamativo, a flashy dress
    2 (persona) striking
    ' llamativo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    flamante
    - llamativa
    English:
    arresting
    - conspicuous
    - eyecatching
    - high profile
    - jazzy
    - striking
    - bold
    - eye
    - flamboyant
    - flashy
    - loud
    - sassy
    - showy
    * * *
    llamativo, -a adj
    [color] bright, gaudy; [ropa] showy, flamboyant
    * * *
    adj eyecatching; color loud
    * * *
    llamativo, -va adj
    : flashy, showy, striking
    * * *
    1. (que llama la atención) eye catching
    2. (color) bright

    Spanish-English dictionary > llamativo

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  • information — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate, correct, precise ▪ authoritative, credible, reliable ▪ erroneous, false, inaccurate …   Collocations dictionary

  • Information security audit — An information security audit is an audit on the level of information security in an organization. Within the broad scope of auditing information security there are multiple type of audits, multiple objectives for different audits, etc. Most… …   Wikipedia

  • information risk — *Risks arising from incorrect, incomplete, or outdated information. Information risk can distort decision making, subvert an organization’s objectives, or result in misleading *audit evidence …   Auditor's dictionary

  • irreführende Information — klaidinamoji informacija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Žinios, signalai, trukdantys atlikti racionalų judesį, technikos veiksmą ir jų derinį, priimti teisingą sprendimą. atitikmenys: angl. misleading information vok.… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • Computers and Information Systems — ▪ 2009 Introduction Smartphone: The New Computer.       The market for the smartphone in reality a handheld computer for Web browsing, e mail, music, and video that was integrated with a cellular telephone continued to grow in 2008. According to… …   Universalium

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