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  • 241 codificación

    f.
    1 encoding, coding, encryption.
    2 codification.
    3 encoding.
    * * *
    1 (de leyes) codification
    2 (de mensajes) encoding
    3 INFORMÁTICA coding, code
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Jur) codification
    2) [de mensajes, textos] encoding
    * * *
    1) ( de leyes) codification
    2) (Inf) ( de información) coding; (Ling) ( de un mensaje) encoding
    * * *
    = codification, coding, encoding, encryption, encypherment, scrambling.
    Ex. Cutter's Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue were published in 1876, and form one of the earlier codifications of the problems and some solutions concerning the alphabetical subject approach.
    Ex. The coding used in the example discussed above is known as single row direct coding.
    Ex. This study will attempt to define the level of MARC encoding necessary and to determine how this lower level record could be upgraded to the full MARC encoding.
    Ex. Apart from serving as 'electronic money', smart cards are already being envisaged as identification and access control passes, bearers of personal records, encryption devices and so on.
    Ex. It may appear, at first sight, unwise to establish standards for encypherment as any publication of methods is likely to assist the intruder.
    Ex. Moreover, the use of a computer for privacy transformation leaves open the question of how to protect the code (key) used in the scrambling process.
    ----
    * clave de codificación = scrambling key.
    * codificación combinada = combination coding.
    * codificación de caracteres = character encoding.
    * codificación de datos = data-coding [data coding].
    * codificación de doble fila = double row coding.
    * codificación de textos = text encoding.
    * codificación digital = digital coding.
    * codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
    * codificación mediante colores = colour coding.
    * codificación por medio de códigos de barras = barcoding [bar-coding].
    * formato generalizado para la codificación de documentos web = generalised markup format.
    * lenguaje de codificación = coding language.
    * libro de codificación = codebook.
    * sistema de codificación = coding system.
    * * *
    1) ( de leyes) codification
    2) (Inf) ( de información) coding; (Ling) ( de un mensaje) encoding
    * * *
    = codification, coding, encoding, encryption, encypherment, scrambling.

    Ex: Cutter's Rules for a Dictionary Catalogue were published in 1876, and form one of the earlier codifications of the problems and some solutions concerning the alphabetical subject approach.

    Ex: The coding used in the example discussed above is known as single row direct coding.
    Ex: This study will attempt to define the level of MARC encoding necessary and to determine how this lower level record could be upgraded to the full MARC encoding.
    Ex: Apart from serving as 'electronic money', smart cards are already being envisaged as identification and access control passes, bearers of personal records, encryption devices and so on.
    Ex: It may appear, at first sight, unwise to establish standards for encypherment as any publication of methods is likely to assist the intruder.
    Ex: Moreover, the use of a computer for privacy transformation leaves open the question of how to protect the code (key) used in the scrambling process.
    * clave de codificación = scrambling key.
    * codificación combinada = combination coding.
    * codificación de caracteres = character encoding.
    * codificación de datos = data-coding [data coding].
    * codificación de doble fila = double row coding.
    * codificación de textos = text encoding.
    * codificación digital = digital coding.
    * codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
    * codificación mediante colores = colour coding.
    * codificación por medio de códigos de barras = barcoding [bar-coding].
    * formato generalizado para la codificación de documentos web = generalised markup format.
    * lenguaje de codificación = coding language.
    * libro de codificación = codebook.
    * sistema de codificación = coding system.

    * * *
    A (de leyes) codification
    B
    2 (de un mensaje) encoding
    * * *
    1. [de norma, ley] codification
    2. [de mensaje en clave] encoding
    3. Informát coding
    * * *
    f codification, encoding
    * * *
    1) : codification
    2) : coding, encoding

    Spanish-English dictionary > codificación

  • 242 colaborador de investigación

    Ex. Ed Walley's contribution came about as the result of research he had been conducting into community information services whilst research fellow at the School of Librarianship, Leeds Polytechnic.
    * * *

    Ex: Ed Walley's contribution came about as the result of research he had been conducting into community information services whilst research fellow at the School of Librarianship, Leeds Polytechnic.

    Spanish-English dictionary > colaborador de investigación

  • 243 colar

    v.
    1 to strain.
    2 to pass off as genuine (informal) (dinero falso).
    3 to slip, to squeeze.
    4 to filter, to filtrate, to percolate, to skim.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ CONTAR], like link=contar contar
    1 (líquido) to strain, filter
    2 (lavar) to wash; (con lejía) to bleach
    3 (metales) to cast
    4 familiar (hacer pasar) to pass, slip; (moneda) to pass off; (historia) to give
    1 familiar to wash
    1 (escabullirse) to slip in, gatecrash
    2 (en una cola) to push in, jump the queue, US jump the line
    3 familiar (equivocarse) to slip up, make a mistake
    4 (enamorarse) to fall ( por, for)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ leche, infusión, verduras, caldo] to strain
    2) * [furtivamente]
    a) [+ objetos] to sneak
    b)

    colar algo a algn(=dar algo malo) to palm sth off on sb, palm sb off with sth; (=hacer creer algo) to spin sb a yarn about sth *

    me coló una peras podridas — he palmed off some rotten pears on me, he slipped me some rotten pears

    el ladrón intentó colarles que era el revisor de la luz — the burglar tried to pass himself off as the electricity man, the burglar tried to spin them a yarn about being the electricity man

    ¡a mí no me la cuelas! — don't give me any of that! *

    c)

    colar a algn[en espectáculo, cine] to sneak sb in

    3) [+ metal] to cast
    4) (=blanquear) [+ ropa] to bleach
    2. VI
    1) * (=ser creído)

    diles que estás enfermo, igual cuela — say you're ill, they might swallow it *

    me parece que tu historia no va a colarI don't think your story will wash *, I don't think they'll swallow your story *

    tienes que copiar muy bien la firma para que cuele el cheque — you'll need to copy the signature very well if you want the cheque to go through

    2) * (=beber) to booze *, tipple
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <verdura/pasta> to strain, drain; <caldo/té> to strain
    b) < billete falso> to pass

    les coló el cuento de que... — he spun them a yarn about... (colloq)

    2.
    colar vi (fam) cuento/historia
    3.
    colarse v pron
    1) (fam)
    a) ( en cola) to jump the line (AmE) o (BrE) queue
    b) ( en fiesta) to gatecrash; (en cine, en autobús) to sneak in without paying (colloq)
    2)
    a) (fam) (entrar, penetrar)
    b) (Esp fam) ( equivocarse) to get it wrong (colloq)
    * * *
    = strain.
    Ex. Sampling for immature stages of mosquito was done weekly between May 1999 and January 2000 by straining them from the water in ravines and gutters.
    ----
    * caerse colándose por = fall through.
    * colársela a Alguien = be had.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <verdura/pasta> to strain, drain; <caldo/té> to strain
    b) < billete falso> to pass

    les coló el cuento de que... — he spun them a yarn about... (colloq)

    2.
    colar vi (fam) cuento/historia
    3.
    colarse v pron
    1) (fam)
    a) ( en cola) to jump the line (AmE) o (BrE) queue
    b) ( en fiesta) to gatecrash; (en cine, en autobús) to sneak in without paying (colloq)
    2)
    a) (fam) (entrar, penetrar)
    b) (Esp fam) ( equivocarse) to get it wrong (colloq)
    * * *

    Ex: Sampling for immature stages of mosquito was done weekly between May 1999 and January 2000 by straining them from the water in ravines and gutters.

    * caerse colándose por = fall through.
    * colársela a Alguien = be had.
    * no colar = Negativo + hold + water.

    * * *
    colar [ A10 ]
    vt
    1 ‹verdura/pasta› to strain, drain; ‹caldo› to strain; ‹té/infusión› to strain
    2 ‹billete falso› to pass
    intentó colar un cheque sin fondos he tried to pass a dud cheque o ( AmE) to kite a check
    3 ‹cuento/historia›
    les coló el cuento de que era abogado he spun them a yarn about his being a lawyer ( colloq)
    4 ( Metal) to cast
    ■ colar
    vi
    ( fam)
    «cuento/historia»: no le vayas con esa historia porque no va a colar don't try telling him that because it won't wash ( colloq)
    A ( fam)
    1 (en una cola) to push in ( colloq), to cut the line ( AmE), to jump the queue ( BrE)
    ojo que no se te cuele nadie make sure nobody pushes in (in) front of you ( colloq)
    2 (en una fiesta) to gatecrash; (en el cine) to sneak in without paying ( colloq); (en un autobús) to sneak on without paying ( colloq)
    los ladrones se colaron por una ventana the burglars slipped o sneaked in through a window
    se colaron en el autobús they sneaked on to the bus without paying
    B
    1 ( fam)
    (entrar, penetrar): se cuela una corriente de aire por debajo de la puerta there's a draft coming in under the door
    no dejes la puerta entreabierta porque se cuela el olor don't leave the door open, it'll let the smell in
    2 ( Esp fam) (equivocarse) to get it wrong ( colloq), to be wrong
    3
    ( Esp fam) (enamorarse): colarse por algn to fall for sb ( colloq)
    * * *

    colar ( conjugate colar) verbo transitivo
    a)verdura/pasta to strain, drain;

    caldo/té to strain

    verbo intransitivo (fam) [cuento/historia]:
    no va a colar it won't wash (colloq)

    colarse verbo pronominal (fam)
    a) ( en cola) to jump the line (AmE) o (BrE) queue

    b) ( entrar a hurtadillas) to sneak in;

    (en cine, autobús) to sneak in without paying (colloq);
    ( en fiesta) to gatecrash
    colar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (la leche, el caldo) to strain
    2 (hacer pasar por una abertura) to slip
    II verbo intransitivo familiar (pasar por verdadero) a ver si cuela que tengo veinte años, let's see if they believe I'm twenty
    no, no cuela, no, it won't wash
    ' colar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    strain
    - drain
    * * *
    vt
    1. [leche, té, pasta] to strain;
    [café] to filter
    2. Fam [dinero falso] to pass off as genuine;
    han intentado colarme un billete falso they tried to pass me a counterfeit Br note o US bill
    3. Fam [mentira]
    les coló la excusa de que estaba enfermo he gave them some story about being ill
    4. [en cola]
    me coló he let me Br jump the queue o US cut in line
    5. [en sitio]
    nos coló en la fiesta he got us into the party
    6. [introducir] to slip, to squeeze ( por through);
    coló el balón entre las piernas del portero he slipped the ball through the goalkeeper's legs
    vi
    Fam [pasar por bueno]
    esto no colará this won't hold water o Br wash;
    mi historia coló y no me hicieron más preguntas they swallowed my story and didn't ask me any more questions
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 líquido strain
    2 billete falso pass;
    colar algo por la aduana fam smuggle sth through customs
    II v/i fig fam
    :
    no cuela I’m not buying it fam
    * * *
    colar {19} vt
    : to strain, to filter
    * * *
    colar vb
    2. (café) to filter
    3. (introducir una cosa) to pass / to sneak in
    4. (creerse) to be believed

    Spanish-English dictionary > colar

  • 244 comedia

    f.
    1 comedy.
    comedia musical musical (comedy)
    2 stand-up comedy.
    * * *
    1 TEATRO comedy, play
    2 figurado farce, pretence (US pretense)
    \
    hacer comedia familiar to put on an act
    comedia de costumbres comedy of manners
    comedia musical musical, musical comedy
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Teat) (=obra cómica) comedy
    2) (Teat) (=obra dramática) play
    3) (TV)

    comedia de situación — situation comedy, sitcom *

    4) (=fingimiento) play-acting

    ¡déjate ya de tanta comedia! — stop your play-acting!

    ¡deja de hacer comedia y di la verdad! — stop play-acting o pretending and tell the truth!

    COMEDIA The Spanish comedias written by dramatists of the Golden Age, or Edad de Oro, were five-act plays performed in open-air theatres. They involved stock characters similar to those of the Italian Commedia dell'Arte: a beautiful lady, her suitor, servants and go-betweens. In these comedias, which were not always comical in nature, action and a moral theme took precedence over character. Cloak and dagger episodes were built around plots involving disguises and mistaken identity. They dealt primarily with affairs of the nobility, while peasants were there to provide comic relief or to enhance particular pastoral themes. One of the most prolific comedia writers was Lope de Vega, who wrote on religious, historical and social themes. Other major comedia writers were Pedro Calderón de la Barca and Tirso de Molina, from whose pen came the figure of the archetypal seducer, Don Juan, in El Burlador de Sevilla y Convidado de Piedra (1630).
    * * *
    a) (Teatr) ( obra) play; ( cómica) comedy
    b) ( serie cómica) comedy series
    c) (AmL) ( telenovela) soap opera, soap; ( radionovela) radio serial
    * * *
    = comedy, funny story, farce.
    Ex. To take a fairly simple example, we can imagine a user who is searching for information about a particular edition of Dante's 'Divine comedy'.
    Ex. The article 'Every picture tells a story' describes a new labelling system for the categorisation of library materials which includes a star-shaped badge for Westerns, a flower for gardening and plants, a tank for war, and a clown's face for ' funny stories'.
    Ex. University libraries are facing the farce of new information and communication technologies.
    ----
    * comedia de humor negro = black comedy.
    * comedia musical = musical.
    * comedia romántica = romantic comedy.
    * de la comedia = comedic.
    * Divina Comedia, La = Divine Comedy, The.
    * sobre la comedia = comedic.
    * * *
    a) (Teatr) ( obra) play; ( cómica) comedy
    b) ( serie cómica) comedy series
    c) (AmL) ( telenovela) soap opera, soap; ( radionovela) radio serial
    * * *
    = comedy, funny story, farce.

    Ex: To take a fairly simple example, we can imagine a user who is searching for information about a particular edition of Dante's 'Divine comedy'.

    Ex: The article 'Every picture tells a story' describes a new labelling system for the categorisation of library materials which includes a star-shaped badge for Westerns, a flower for gardening and plants, a tank for war, and a clown's face for ' funny stories'.
    Ex: University libraries are facing the farce of new information and communication technologies.
    * comedia de humor negro = black comedy.
    * comedia musical = musical.
    * comedia romántica = romantic comedy.
    * de la comedia = comedic.
    * Divina Comedia, La = Divine Comedy, The.
    * sobre la comedia = comedic.

    * * *
    1 ( Teatr) (obra) play; (cómica) comedy
    2 (serie cómica) comedy series
    3 ( AmL) (telenovela) soap opera, soap; (radionovela) radio serial
    Compuestos:
    cloak-and-dagger drama
    comedy of manners
    comedy of intrigue
    musical
    * * *

    Del verbo comedirse: ( conjugate comedirse)

    me comedía es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) imperfecto indicativo

    se comedía es:

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

    comedia sustantivo femenino
    a) (Teatr) ( obra) play;

    ( cómica) comedy;



    ( radionovela) radio serial
    comedia sustantivo femenino
    1 Teat comedy
    2 familiar (farsa) act: tu llanto es pura comedia, your crying is just an act
    ' comedia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    delirante
    - golpe
    - telecomedia
    - picante
    English:
    comedy
    - pantomime
    - sitcom
    - play
    - situation
    - soap
    * * *
    1. [obra humorística] comedy;
    [obra dramática] play;
    hacer (la) comedia to put on an act;
    no me vengas con comedias don't start your play-acting
    Lit comedia de capa y espada = play about chivalry, typical of Spanish 17th century theatre;
    comedia costumbrista comedy of manners;
    comedia de enredo comedy of intrigue;
    comedia musical musical (comedy);
    comedia romántica romantic comedy
    2. [película] comedy;
    [serie televisiva] comedy series comedia de situación situation comedy, sitcom
    3. [género] comedy
    4. [engaño] farce;
    su cansancio es pura comedia her tiredness is just an act
    5. Am [telenovela, radionovela] soap opera
    * * *
    f
    1 comedy;
    hacer comedia fig put on an act
    2 L.Am. ( telenovela) soap
    * * *
    : comedy
    * * *
    comedia n comedy [pl. comedies]
    hacer comedia to put on an act [pt. & pp. put]

    Spanish-English dictionary > comedia

  • 245 comedido

    adj.
    moderate, frugal, abstinent, abstemious.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: comedirse.
    * * *
    1→ link=comedirse comedirse
    1 (cortés) courteous, polite
    2 (moderado) moderate, restrained, reserved
    * * *
    (f. - comedida)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=moderado) moderate, restrained
    2) esp LAm (=solícito) obliging
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( moderado) moderate, restrained
    b) (AmL) ( atento) obliging, well-meaning
    * * *
    = moderate, restrained, frugal, sparing, guarded, measured, even-keeled, even-keel, on an even keel.
    Ex. In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.
    Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex. In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex. The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.
    Ex. Britain has given a guarded response to Myanmar's announcement that a referendum will be held on a new constitution in May.
    Ex. This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.
    Ex. By the same token, the Obama campaign has remained relatively dignified, has survived the worst of crises, has been even-keeled, efficient and well-managed.
    Ex. She doesn't expend energy on anger; she's an even-keel person -- the kind of leader people enjoy working with.
    Ex. In the intervening months since the near-tragedy took place, her life has remained on an even keel.
    ----
    * optimismo comedido = guarded optimism.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( moderado) moderate, restrained
    b) (AmL) ( atento) obliging, well-meaning
    * * *
    = moderate, restrained, frugal, sparing, guarded, measured, even-keeled, even-keel, on an even keel.

    Ex: In his efforts to broaden the tax base, Groome has been actively courting industry - with some moderate success.

    Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
    Ex: In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
    Ex: The committee was very sparing in its recommendations of proposals for debate.
    Ex: Britain has given a guarded response to Myanmar's announcement that a referendum will be held on a new constitution in May.
    Ex: This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.
    Ex: By the same token, the Obama campaign has remained relatively dignified, has survived the worst of crises, has been even-keeled, efficient and well-managed.
    Ex: She doesn't expend energy on anger; she's an even-keel person -- the kind of leader people enjoy working with.
    Ex: In the intervening months since the near-tragedy took place, her life has remained on an even keel.
    * optimismo comedido = guarded optimism.

    * * *
    comedido1 -da
    1 (moderado) moderate, restrained
    es muy comedido con la bebida he's a very moderate drinker
    lo dijo de una manera muy comedida she said it in a very restrained tone of voice
    2 ( AmL) (atento) obliging, well-meaning
    comedido2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    ( AmL) well-meaning person o soul, obliging person o soul
    no hay comedido que salga bien helping people brings nothing but trouble
    * * *

    Del verbo comedirse: ( conjugate comedirse)

    comedido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    comedido    
    comedirse
    comedido
    ◊ -da adjetivo



    comedido,-a adjetivo self-restrained
    comedirse verbo reflexivo
    1 to exercise restraint: tienes que aprender a comedirte, you have to learn to exercise restraint
    2 LAm to offer to help
    ' comedido' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comedida
    English:
    restrained
    * * *
    comedido, -a adj
    1. Esp [moderado] moderate, restrained
    2. Am [servicial] obliging
    * * *
    adj moderate
    * * *
    comedido, -da adj
    mesurado: moderate, restrained

    Spanish-English dictionary > comedido

  • 246 comenzar

    v.
    to start, to begin.
    comenzar diciendo que… to start o begin by saying that…
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do something
    comenzar por hacer algo to begin by doing something
    “hiena” comienza por hache “hyena” starts with an “h”
    el partido comenzó tarde the game started late
    La fiesta empezó tarde The party began late.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ EMPEZAR], like link=empezar empezar
    1 to begin, start
    1 to begin, start
    comenzó a reír he began to laugh, he began laughing
    \
    comenzar con to begin with
    comenzar + gerund to start by + gerund
    comenzó explicando... he started by explaining...
    comenzar por + inf to begin by +-ing
    comenzó por decir que... he began by saying that...
    comenzar por el principio to begin at the beginning, start at the beginning
    ————————
    to start by + gerund
    comenzó explicando... he started by explaining...
    * * *
    verb
    to begin, start
    * * *
    1.
    VT to begin, start, commence frm

    comenzamos el rodaje ayerwe began o started o commenced frm filming yesterday

    comenzó la charla con un agradecimientoshe began o started the talk with a word of thanks

    2.
    VI [proyecto, campaña, historia, proceso] to begin, start

    ¿puedo comenzar? — may I start o begin?, can I start o begin?

    comenzó a los diez años haciendo recadoshe began o started at the age of ten as a messenger boy

    al comenzar el añoat the start o beginning of the year

    comenzar a hacer algo — to start o begin doing sth, start o begin to do sth

    la nieve comenzó a caer de nuevo — the snow started falling again, the snow began to fall again

    comencé a trabajar a los dieciocho añosI started o began working at eighteen

    comenzar con algo, la película comienza con una pelea — the film starts o begins with a fight

    para comenzar — to start with

    para comenzar, una sopa de verduras — to start with, vegetable soup

    comenzar por, no sé por dónde comenzar — I don't know where to start o begin

    comenzó por agradecernos nuestra presenciashe started o began by thanking us for coming

    para sentirte mejor, comienza por comer bien — in order to feel better, start by eating well

    todos sois culpables, comenzando por ti — you're all guilty, starting with you

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to begin, commence (frml)
    2.
    comenzar vi to begin

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

    comenzar a + inf — to start -ing o to + inf

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

    * * *
    = begin, commence, get + started, launch, set about + Gerundio, start, start off, start out, start + Posesivo + life, curtain + rise, enter, kick off, set out, take + flight, get + Nombre + underway, be scheduled to start, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs.
    Ex. This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.
    Ex. This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex. 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex. It describes an attempt by leaders in the CD-ROM business to launch a logical file structure standard for CD-ROM.
    Ex. The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex. The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. One of the main contributions in this issue is 'Future directions: the curtain rises on interactive video,' by David Hon.
    Ex. Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex. The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex. The article 'ALA campaign takes flight

    the local level' reports on a five year public education programme sponsored by the American Library Association to promote all types of libraries throughout the USA.

    Ex. The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex. CAPTAIN is scheduled to start commercial services in 1983.
    Ex. Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex. Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex. Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    ----
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * comenzar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * comenzar a arder = catch on + fire.
    * comenzar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * comenzar a luchar contra = begin + war on.
    * comenzar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * comenzar a reír = break into + laugh.
    * comenzar bien = get off to + a (good/great) start, make + a good start.
    * comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
    * comenzar de cero = begin + from scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar de nuevo = start + all over again, recommence, make + a new start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * comenzar desde = set out from.
    * comenzar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comenzar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * comenzar muy rápido = be off to a fast start.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * comenzar por el principio = start from + scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar pronto = make + an early start.
    * comenzar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * comenzar temprano = get off to + an early start.
    * comenzar una nueva vida = make + a new life for + Reflexivo.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to begin, commence (frml)
    2.
    comenzar vi to begin

    comenzar + ger — to begin by -ing

    comenzar a + inf — to start -ing o to + inf

    comenzar POR + inf — to begin by -ing

    * * *
    = begin, commence, get + started, launch, set about + Gerundio, start, start off, start out, start + Posesivo + life, curtain + rise, enter, kick off, set out, take + flight, get + Nombre + underway, be scheduled to start, get + Posesivo + feet wet, set in, cut + Posesivo + spurs.

    Ex: This section has begun to demonstrate some of the problems associated with the author approach.

    Ex: This stop list is input to the computer before indexing can commence, and is a list of the words which appear in text which have no value as access words in an index.
    Ex: 'We'll get started as soon as everyone arrives,' the executive director shook her hand and smiled graciously.
    Ex: It describes an attempt by leaders in the CD-ROM business to launch a logical file structure standard for CD-ROM.
    Ex: The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: If you establish a principle of using the national language, where do you start off?.
    Ex: The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: One of the main contributions in this issue is 'Future directions: the curtain rises on interactive video,' by David Hon.
    Ex: Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The bucks start here: ALA kicks off library funding campaign'.
    Ex: The person seeking information needs to have all the necessary documentation before setting out, otherwise it could result in considerable expense and much time wasting.
    Ex: The article 'ALA campaign takes flight \@ the local level' reports on a five year public education programme sponsored by the American Library Association to promote all types of libraries throughout the USA.
    Ex: The author describes two surveys which the IFLA Section has been involved in to acquire the information necessary to get the project underway.
    Ex: CAPTAIN is scheduled to start commercial services in 1983.
    Ex: Coming clean to voters is something she's gonna have to get used to if she is really serious about getting her feet wet in elected politics.
    Ex: Open or compound fractures were usually fatal prior to the advent of antiseptics in the 1860s because infection would set in.
    Ex: Lorene, who cut her spurs fighting for equal pay, said she was `absolutely gobsmacked' at having won the award.
    * al comenzar = at startup.
    * comenzar a = be on + Posesivo + way to.
    * comenzar a arder = catch on + fire.
    * comenzar Algo = get + Nombre + started.
    * comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * comenzar a luchar contra = begin + war on.
    * comenzar a pensar en = turn + Posesivo + mind to.
    * comenzar a reír = break into + laugh.
    * comenzar bien = get off to + a (good/great) start, make + a good start.
    * comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
    * comenzar de cero = begin + from scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar de nuevo = start + all over again, recommence, make + a new start, start over, make + a fresh start.
    * comenzar desde = set out from.
    * comenzar desde cero = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar desde la base = start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comenzar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * comenzar muy rápido = be off to a fast start.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * comenzar por el principio = start from + scratch, start from + scratch, start at + ground zero.
    * comenzar pronto = make + an early start.
    * comenzar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * comenzar temprano = get off to + an early start.
    * comenzar una nueva vida = make + a new life for + Reflexivo.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.

    * * *
    comenzar [A6 ]
    vt
    to begin, commence ( frml)
    ■ comenzar
    vi
    to begin
    al comenzar el día at the beginning of the day
    comenzaré contigo I will begin o start with you
    comenzar + GER to begin BY -ING
    comenzó diciendo que … she began o ( frml) commenced by saying that …
    comenzar A + INF:
    comenzaron a disparar they started firing o to fire, they opened fire
    comenzar POR algo to begin WITH sth
    comencemos por la catedral let us begin with the cathedral
    comenzar POR + INF to begin BY -ING
    comenzaron por amenazarme they began by threatening me
    * * *

     

    comenzar ( conjugate comenzar) verbo transitivo
    to begin, commence (frml)
    verbo intransitivo
    to begin;

    comenzar haciendo algo/por hacer algo to begin by doing sth;
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do sth;
    comenzaron a disparar they started firing o to fire;
    comenzar por algo to begin with sth
    comenzar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to begin, start
    (a realizar una acción) comenzó a decir barbaridades, he started talking nonsense
    (una serie de acciones) comenzamos por mostrar nuestro desacuerdo, we started by showing our disagreement ➣ Ver nota en begin y start

    ' comenzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    balbucear
    - desencadenarse
    - despuntar
    - entrar
    - iniciarse
    - comience
    English:
    afresh
    - begin
    - come on
    - commence
    - dawn
    - emigrate
    - foot
    - go-ahead
    - open
    - set in
    - start
    - start off
    * * *
    vt
    to start, to begin;
    comenzar diciendo que… to start o begin by saying that…
    vi
    to start, to begin;
    comenzar a hacer algo to start doing o to do sth;
    comenzar por hacer algo to begin by doing sth;
    “hiena” comienza por hache “hyena” starts with an “h”;
    el partido comenzó tarde the game started late
    * * *
    v/t begin
    * * *
    comenzar {29} v
    empezar: to begin, to start
    * * *
    comenzar vb to start / to begin [pt. began; pp. begun]

    Spanish-English dictionary > comenzar

  • 247 comillas

    f.pl.
    1 inverted commas, quotation marks ("" "").
    entre comillas in inverted commas
    2 ditto marks, ditto sign.
    * * *
    1 inverted commas, quotation marks
    \
    abrir las comillas to open quotation marks
    cerrar las comillas to close quotation marks
    entre comillas in inverted commas
    * * *
    SFPL quotation marks, quotes (EEUU)

    entre comillas — in inverted commas, in quotes (EEUU)

    * * *
    femenino plural quotation marks (pl), inverted commas (BrE) (pl)

    son amigos entre comillas — ( son más que amigos) they are friends in quotation marks o inverted commas; ( no son verdaderos amigos) they are friends, or so they say

    * * *
    Ex. One of the safest forms of criticism is the use of quotation marks to indicate sentences or paragraphs for which the abstractor does not wish to take responsibility.
    * * *
    femenino plural quotation marks (pl), inverted commas (BrE) (pl)

    son amigos entre comillas — ( son más que amigos) they are friends in quotation marks o inverted commas; ( no son verdaderos amigos) they are friends, or so they say

    * * *

    Ex: One of the safest forms of criticism is the use of quotation marks to indicate sentences or paragraphs for which the abstractor does not wish to take responsibility.

    * * *
    quotation marks (pl), inverted commas (pl) ( BrE)
    poner algo entre comillas to put sth in quotation marks o in inverted commas
    abran/cierren comillas open/close quotation marks o inverted commas
    dijo que era, entre comillas, una maravilla he said it was, and I quote, a marvel
    * * *

    comillas sustantivo femenino plural
    quotation marks (pl), inverted commas (BrE) (pl);
    poner algo entre comillas to put sth in quotation marks o in inverted commas

    comillas fpl inverted commas, US quotation marks
    ♦ Locuciones: entre comillas, in inverted commas, US in quotation marks

    ' comillas' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrir
    English:
    inverted commas
    - quotation marks
    - quote
    - quotation
    * * *
    comillas nfpl
    quotation marks, Br inverted commas;
    abrir/cerrar comillas to open/close quotation marks;
    poner algo entre comillas to put sth in quotation marks o Br inverted commas;
    un “proceso democrático”, entre comillas, vigilado de cerca por los generales a, quote, “democratic process”, unquote, closely supervised by the generals
    comillas tipográficas curly quotes
    * * *
    fpl quotation marks, Br
    inverted commas;
    poner entre comillas put in quotation marks o Br in inverted commas
    * * *
    comillas nfpl
    : quotation marks
    entre comillas: in quotes
    * * *
    comillas npl inverted commas

    Spanish-English dictionary > comillas

  • 248 compañía privada

    f.
    private company, private corporation, proprietary company.
    * * *
    Ex. The article 'Private affluence and public squalor?' discusses the implications for libraries and information if public services are forced to open up their markets to free trade and thereby to private companies.
    * * *

    Ex: The article 'Private affluence and public squalor?' discusses the implications for libraries and information if public services are forced to open up their markets to free trade and thereby to private companies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > compañía privada

  • 249 compra

    f.
    purchase.
    por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free
    esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy
    algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra al contado cash purchase
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: comprar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: comprar.
    * * *
    1 purchase, buy
    \
    hacer la compra to do the shopping, go shopping
    ir a la compra to go shopping
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra a crédito credit purchase
    compra a plazos hire purchase, US instalment buying
    compra al contado cash purchase
    * * *
    noun f.
    purchase, buying
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=proceso) purchase, purchasing, buying

    tengo que ir a la compra — I've got to do the shopping, I've got to go shopping

    compra a granel — (Com) bulk buying

    compra a plazos — hire purchase, installment plan (EEUU)

    compra proteccionista — (Com) support buying

    2) (=artículo) purchase
    * * *
    a) ( acción)

    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

    fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

    * * *
    = acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].
    Ex. Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
    Ex. In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex. These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex. Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
    Ex. CACs have dealt with pre- shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
    Ex. The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
    Ex. The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
    Ex. This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
    Ex. The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex. Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
    ----
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
    * bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
    * buena compra = good buy.
    * carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
    * cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
    * compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
    * compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
    * compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
    * compra de acciones = shareholding.
    * compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
    * compra desaforada = shopping spree.
    * compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
    * compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
    * compra en línea = online shopping.
    * compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
    * compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
    * comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
    * derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
    * descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
    * día de compras = shopping trip.
    * fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
    * garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
    * hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
    * hacer compras = do + shopping.
    * hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
    * ir de compras = go + shopping.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * mejor compra = best buy.
    * oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * orden de compra = purchase order.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * precio de compra = purchase price.
    * precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
    * préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
    * presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
    * sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
    * servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * viaje de compras = shopping trip.
    * * *
    a) ( acción)

    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra — to do the shopping o (colloq) shop

    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml)

    fue una buena/mala compra — it was a good/bad buy

    * * *
    = acquisition, procurement, purchase, purchasing, shopping, buy-out, buying, shopping order, buy-in, propertisation [propertization, -USA].

    Ex: Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.

    Ex: In 1983 the EC funded contracts which entailed the procurement of goods and services amounting to 400 million pounds.
    Ex: These details are primarily useful as a record of expenditure or to organisations or individuals contemplating the purchase of a work.
    Ex: Research libraries use them to fill in titles that may have been missed in the initial round of purchasing.
    Ex: CACs have dealt with pre- shopping advice, education on consumers' rights and complaints about goods and services, advising the client and often obtaining expert assessments.
    Ex: The book and serial industry has recently witnessed several takeovers, buy-outs, and mergers.
    Ex: The library has a centre for buying, cataloguing and storing microform, audio-visual media and other non-book material.
    Ex: This would herald the age of computer commuting, with customers dialling for bank statements and shopping orders.
    Ex: The seminar will deal with the processes of developing and ensuring corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy.
    Ex: Of course, the open source zealots are still likely to be up in arms about what they perceive to be propertisation of communal intellectual resources.
    * adquisición por compra o intercambio = non-gratuitous acquisition.
    * agente inteligente de compras = shopping agent.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified advertisement.
    * anuncio de compra-venta = classified ad.
    * asesoramiento antes de la compra = pre-shopping advice.
    * bolsa de la compra = shopping bag, grocery bag, carrier bag.
    * bolsa para la compra = shopping bag, carrier bag.
    * buena compra = good buy.
    * carrito de la compra = shopping trolley, shopping cart.
    * carro de la compra = shopping cart, shopping trolley.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * cesta de la compra = food bill, shopping basket, food basket.
    * cesta de la compra, la = cost of living index.
    * compañía de compra por alquiler = hire-purchase company.
    * compra a plazos apartando el producto = layaway, lay-by.
    * compra compulsiva = impulse shopping.
    * compra de acciones = shareholding.
    * compra de libros = book buying [book-buying], book supply, book purchasing.
    * compra desaforada = shopping spree.
    * compra desde casa = armchair shopping.
    * compra de una compañía por otra = corporate takeover.
    * compra en línea = online shopping.
    * compra impulsiva = impulse buy.
    * compra por correo = mail-order.
    * compras de última hora = last-minute shopping.
    * compra-venta de coches = auto dealer.
    * comprobante de compra = proof of purchase.
    * derecho preferente de compra = preemption [pre-emption].
    * descuento por compra al por mayor = bulk deal, bulk rate, bulk rate discount.
    * día de compras = shopping trip.
    * fiebre de las compras = shopping fever.
    * garantía de compra = proof of purchase.
    * hábito de compra = shopping habit, buying habit, purchasing habit, consumption habit.
    * hacer compras = do + shopping.
    * hacer una compra = make + a purchase.
    * ir de compras = go + shopping.
    * lista de compra = shopping list.
    * mejor compra = best buy.
    * oferta de compra de una compañía por otra = takeover bid.
    * opción de compra = buying option, purchasing option.
    * opción de compra de acciones = stock option.
    * orden de compra = purchase order.
    * plan de compra = purchase plan.
    * política de compras = purchasing policy.
    * precio de compra = purchase price.
    * precio especial por compra al por mayor = bulk deal.
    * préstamo para compra de coche = car loan.
    * presupuesto para la compra de libros = book funds [bookfunds].
    * presupuesto para la compra de material = materials budget.
    * prueba de compra = proof of purchase.
    * sección de compras = acquisitions department, order department.
    * servicio de compra por televisión = teleshopping service.
    * servicio de compras = acquisition(s) service.
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * viaje de compras = shopping trip.

    * * *
    1
    (acción): hemos estado muy ocupados con la compra de la casa we've been very busy with buying the house o ( frml) with the house purchase
    has hecho una excelente compra that was a good buy
    ir de compras to go shopping
    hicimos algunas compras we did some shopping o we bought a few things
    hacer la compra ( Esp) or ( AmL) las compras para la semana to do the weekly shopping o ( colloq) shop
    la lista de la compra ( Esp) or ( AmL) las compras the shopping list
    jefe de compras chief buyer
    la compra de dos o más artículos le da derecho a participar en nuestro sorteo if you purchase two or more items you will be eligible o the purchase of two or more items makes you eligible to take part in our draw
    estar de compras ( fam euf); to be in the family way ( colloq euph)
    2 (cosa comprada) buy, purchase ( frml)
    este vestido fue una buena/mala compra this dress was a good/bad buy
    pon la compra en la cocina ( Esp); put what you've bought in the kitchen, put the shopping in the kitchen ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo comprar: ( conjugate comprar)

    compra es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    compra    
    comprar
    compra sustantivo femenino
    a) ( acción):


    hacer las compras or (Esp) la compra to do the shopping;
    compra por teléfono teleshopping
    b) ( cosa comprada) buy, purchase (frml);


    comprar ( conjugate comprar) verbo transitivo
    a)casa/regalo/comida to buy, purchase (frml);

    comprale algo a algn ( a quien lo vende) to buy sth from sb;
    ( a quien lo recibe) to buy sth for sb
    b) (fam) ( sobornar) to buy (colloq)

    compra sustantivo femenino
    1 (acción) buying
    ir de compras, to go shopping
    2 (objeto comprado) purchase, buy
    (conjunto de alimentos) shopping
    comprar verbo transitivo
    1 to buy: compramos el ordenador a plazos, we bought the computer on hire purchase
    le compra el periódico a Lucía, (para Lucía) he buys the newspaper for Lucia
    (Lucía lo vende) he buys the newspaper from Lucia
    2 figurado (sobornar) to bribe, buy off
    ' compra' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adquisición
    - amortizar
    - bolsa
    - carrito
    - comprar
    - desorbitar
    - dos
    - las
    - negociar
    - opción
    - salida
    - súper
    - barato
    - cambiar
    - canasta
    - catálogo
    - clavar
    - ganga
    - gestionar
    - hacer
    - importe
    - mandado
    - pilón
    - práctico
    - realizar
    - talón
    English:
    bag
    - bring up
    - buy
    - deposit
    - first-time
    - for
    - insider dealing
    - insider trading
    - leverage
    - outsourcing
    - purchase
    - shopping
    - shopping bag
    - throw in
    - trolley
    - any
    - business
    - deal
    - dealer
    - first
    - free
    - hire
    - take
    - teleshopping
    - whichever
    * * *
    compra nf
    1. [adquisición] purchase;
    están considerando la compra de un automóvil they are thinking about o considering buying a car;
    por la compra de una enciclopedia te regalan un televisor if you buy an encyclopedia, they'll give you a television free;
    hacer Esp [m5] la compra o Am [m5] las compras to do the shopping;
    hago Esp [m5] la compra o Am [m5] las compras los viernes I do the shopping on Fridays;
    ir de compras to go shopping
    compra apalancada leverage buyout;
    compra al contado [en efectivo] cash purchase;
    Am compra en cuotas Br hire-purchase, US installment plan;
    compra al por mayor bulk buying;
    compra a plazos Br hire-purchase, US installment plan
    2. [objeto adquirido] purchase, buy;
    esta impresora fue una excelente compra this printer was a really good buy;
    algunos supermercados te llevan la compra a casa some supermarkets deliver your shopping to your home;
    deja la compra sobre la mesa leave the shopping on the table
    compra impulsiva o por impulso impulse buy
    * * *
    f
    1 acción purchase;
    hacer la compra, ir a la compra do the shopping;
    ir de compras go shopping
    2 ( cosa comprada) purchase, buy
    * * *
    compra nf
    1) : purchase
    2)
    ir de compras : to go shopping
    3)
    orden de compra : purchase order
    * * *
    compra n (adquisición) purchase / buy

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  • 250 comprobación en la práctica real

    (n.) = field test
    Ex. This article contains the abstracts of the reports on the field tests and demonstration projects concerned with the effects of dredged material disposal in open water.
    * * *
    (n.) = field test

    Ex: This article contains the abstracts of the reports on the field tests and demonstration projects concerned with the effects of dredged material disposal in open water.

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  • 251 comunicativo

    adj.
    1 communicative, talkative.
    2 telling.
    * * *
    1 (actitud, sentimiento) catching, infectious
    2 (persona) communicative, sociable, open
    * * *
    (f. - comunicativa)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ [método, función, persona] communicative

    tiene una gran capacidad comunicativa — he is a great communicator, he has great communicative skills

    * * *
    - va adjetivo communicative
    * * *
    = communicational, communicating, communicative, forthcoming.
    Ex. In short, the organizing human must not only bring order to his/her physical environment, but to his/her communicational environment as well.
    Ex. For a century we have been repeating inanities and keeping up this timid, non-committal retreat from society, but if we think of ourselves as communicating librarians we may see our inescapable involvement within the confines (but the illimitable confines) of our profession.
    Ex. It is a fundamentally communicative process and yet communication between designers and users is often difficult.
    Ex. In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
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    * acto comunicativo = communication act.
    * poco comunicativo = uncommunicative, reserved.
    * * *
    - va adjetivo communicative
    * * *
    = communicational, communicating, communicative, forthcoming.

    Ex: In short, the organizing human must not only bring order to his/her physical environment, but to his/her communicational environment as well.

    Ex: For a century we have been repeating inanities and keeping up this timid, non-committal retreat from society, but if we think of ourselves as communicating librarians we may see our inescapable involvement within the confines (but the illimitable confines) of our profession.
    Ex: It is a fundamentally communicative process and yet communication between designers and users is often difficult.
    Ex: In addition, this method is preferable where patrons may be less than forthcoming using another method (e.g., questionnaire) regarding behaviors that would traditionally be frowned upon by librarians = Además, este método es preferible sobre otro (por ejemplo, un cuestionario) cuando los usuarios puede que no sean tan sinceros en sus respuestas como deberían de serlo con respecto a ciertos comportamientos que tradicionalmente estarían mal vistos por los bibliotecarios.
    * acto comunicativo = communication act.
    * poco comunicativo = uncommunicative, reserved.

    * * *
    communicative
    * * *

    comunicativo
    ◊ -va adjetivo

    communicative
    comunicativo,-a adjetivo communicative

    ' comunicativo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    comunicativa
    - cerrado
    English:
    expansive
    - forthcoming
    - uncommunicative
    - clam
    - communicative
    * * *
    comunicativo, -a adj
    communicative, open
    * * *
    adj communicative
    * * *
    comunicativo, -va adj
    : communicative, talkative

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  • 252 comunidad científica

    Ex. The article 'Patterns of knowledge communities in the social sciences' evaluates both the sociological and the epistemological reasons for the pattern of scientific organization, generally with reference to the social sciences.
    * * *
    la comunidad científica
    (n.) = scientific community, the, scholarly community, the, research community, the, scientific research community, the

    Ex: The most important result will be the improvement of access to library related information sources for the scientific community.

    Ex: The author discusses whether it is possible for the scholarly community to take over scholarly publishing altogether and put greedy publishers out of business.
    Ex: Pressure for more open access to resources and better library services is building in the research community and academics are writing to Gorbachev urging open access to all kinds of information = La comunidad científica está demandando cada vez más enérgicamente mayor libre acceso a los recursos y mejores servicios bibliotecarios y los académicos le están pidiendo a Gorbachov por escrito el libre acceso a todo tipo de información.
    Ex: The concern about alcohol marketing and underage drinking has been heightened by recent findings in the scientific research community.

    Ex: The article 'Patterns of knowledge communities in the social sciences' evaluates both the sociological and the epistemological reasons for the pattern of scientific organization, generally with reference to the social sciences.

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  • 253 comunidad científica, la

    (n.) = scientific community, the, scholarly community, the, research community, the, scientific research community, the
    Ex. The most important result will be the improvement of access to library related information sources for the scientific community.
    Ex. The author discusses whether it is possible for the scholarly community to take over scholarly publishing altogether and put greedy publishers out of business.
    Ex. Pressure for more open access to resources and better library services is building in the research community and academics are writing to Gorbachev urging open access to all kinds of information = La comunidad científica está demandando cada vez más enérgicamente mayor libre acceso a los recursos y mejores servicios bibliotecarios y los académicos le están pidiendo a Gorbachov por escrito el libre acceso a todo tipo de información.
    Ex. The concern about alcohol marketing and underage drinking has been heightened by recent findings in the scientific research community.

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  • 254 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletasto walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todoskind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete[11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
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    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 255 con el ánimo de

    Ex. In the spirit of open-mindedness that characterized the conference, Miller pointed out that librarians are extremely demanding.
    * * *

    Ex: In the spirit of open-mindedness that characterized the conference, Miller pointed out that librarians are extremely demanding.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con el ánimo de

  • 256 con miedo

    (adj.) = fearfully, afraid, frightened
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. The mother, a little afraid and expecting the worst, was unsettled, despite all her efforts to be open-minded, by her preconceptions not only about the drug but about the rights and wrongs of the position she had put herself into.
    Ex. Astounded and frightened by those shimmering tears, Leforte repeated her questions: 'Bernice... Please... Is anything wrong? Can I help?'.
    * * *
    (adj.) = fearfully, afraid, frightened

    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.

    Ex: The mother, a little afraid and expecting the worst, was unsettled, despite all her efforts to be open-minded, by her preconceptions not only about the drug but about the rights and wrongs of the position she had put herself into.
    Ex: Astounded and frightened by those shimmering tears, Leforte repeated her questions: 'Bernice... Please... Is anything wrong? Can I help?'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con miedo

  • 257 con pequeños matices

    (adj.) = nuanced
    Ex. This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.
    * * *
    (adj.) = nuanced

    Ex: This will move the debate about open access as a model for scholarly communication towards a more measured and nuanced discourse.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con pequeños matices

  • 258 con posterioridad a

    Ex. Subsequent to the seminar the majority of academic libraries have had open access service in almost all respects similar to the general principles discussed at York.
    * * *

    Ex: Subsequent to the seminar the majority of academic libraries have had open access service in almost all respects similar to the general principles discussed at York.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con posterioridad a

  • 259 con resentimiento

    = resentfully, spitefully
    Ex. 'This man won't open his briefcase for me,' the checker answered resentfully jerking his head in the direction of Dexter Rundle, who was standing off to the side as immobile as a statue = "Este hombre se niega a abrir su cartera", repondió con resentimiento el inspector moviendo la cabeza de forma brusca hacia delante y hacia atrás en la dirección de Dexter Rundle, quien se mantenía a distancia en un lado tan inmóvil como una estatua.
    Ex. He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.
    * * *
    = resentfully, spitefully

    Ex: 'This man won't open his briefcase for me,' the checker answered resentfully jerking his head in the direction of Dexter Rundle, who was standing off to the side as immobile as a statue = "Este hombre se niega a abrir su cartera", repondió con resentimiento el inspector moviendo la cabeza de forma brusca hacia delante y hacia atrás en la dirección de Dexter Rundle, quien se mantenía a distancia en un lado tan inmóvil como una estatua.

    Ex: He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con resentimiento

  • 260 con toda seguridad

    most probably
    * * *
    Ex. Until recently movable shelving was used mainly in closed access stacks, but since some systems can be operated safely by anyone, it is being used increasingly in open access stacks.
    * * *

    Ex: Until recently movable shelving was used mainly in closed access stacks, but since some systems can be operated safely by anyone, it is being used increasingly in open access stacks.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con toda seguridad

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