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premised upon the assumption

  • 1 autónomo

    adj.
    autonomous, independent, self-employed, self-contained.
    * * *
    1 (región) autonomous
    2 (trabajador) self-employed
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 COMERCIO self-employed person
    * * *
    (f. - autónoma)
    adj.
    * * *
    autónomo, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (Pol) autonomous, self-governing
    2) (Inform) stand-alone, off-line
    3) [persona] self-employed
    2.
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) <departamento/entidad> autonomous
    b) (Pol) ( en Esp) < región> autonomous
    c) < trabajador> self-employed; <fotógrafo/periodista> freelance
    II
    - ma masculino, femenino ( trabajador) self-employed worker o person; (fotógrafo, periodista) freelancer
    * * *
    = autonomous, self-contained, self-supporting, stand-alone [standalone], autonomic, free-standing, self-employed, freelance, self-governing.
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex. From mainframe and mini-computers in the 60s and 70s the trend of the 80s is towards micro-based, self-contained personal computers on the one hand, and superfast, high-performance computers on the other.
    Ex. Three self-supporting scales for the measurement of reading attitude were used, namely, the questionnaires of Estes, Heathington, and La Pray.
    Ex. BLCMP (originally Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project) is a co-operative venture which embraces both network and stand-alone services, and batch and online services.
    Ex. A search for literature on the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and speech was performed on four data bases.
    Ex. A free-standing terminal is a computer in its own right, which processes and stores data about the transactions and which may also exchange data with a central computer at predetermined intervals, say at the end of a working day.
    Ex. In the quest for self-employment the author established himself as a self-employed historical researcher specialising in detailed histories of private and business properties.
    Ex. Volunteer or freelance abstractors may be drawn from the specialists working in academic institutions and trained in abstracting.
    Ex. Universities are entirely self-governing and therefore any cooperation between them is purely on a voluntary basis.
    ----
    * de desarrollo autónomo = self-evolving.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * trabajador autónomo = freelancer [free-lancer].
    * * *
    I
    - ma adjetivo
    a) <departamento/entidad> autonomous
    b) (Pol) ( en Esp) < región> autonomous
    c) < trabajador> self-employed; <fotógrafo/periodista> freelance
    II
    - ma masculino, femenino ( trabajador) self-employed worker o person; (fotógrafo, periodista) freelancer
    * * *
    = autonomous, self-contained, self-supporting, stand-alone [standalone], autonomic, free-standing, self-employed, freelance, self-governing.

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.

    Ex: From mainframe and mini-computers in the 60s and 70s the trend of the 80s is towards micro-based, self-contained personal computers on the one hand, and superfast, high-performance computers on the other.
    Ex: Three self-supporting scales for the measurement of reading attitude were used, namely, the questionnaires of Estes, Heathington, and La Pray.
    Ex: BLCMP (originally Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project) is a co-operative venture which embraces both network and stand-alone services, and batch and online services.
    Ex: A search for literature on the relationship between the autonomic nervous system and speech was performed on four data bases.
    Ex: A free-standing terminal is a computer in its own right, which processes and stores data about the transactions and which may also exchange data with a central computer at predetermined intervals, say at the end of a working day.
    Ex: In the quest for self-employment the author established himself as a self-employed historical researcher specialising in detailed histories of private and business properties.
    Ex: Volunteer or freelance abstractors may be drawn from the specialists working in academic institutions and trained in abstracting.
    Ex: Universities are entirely self-governing and therefore any cooperation between them is purely on a voluntary basis.
    * de desarrollo autónomo = self-evolving.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * trabajador autónomo = freelancer [free-lancer].

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    autónomo1 -ma
    1 (independiente) ‹departamento/entidad› autonomous
    2 ( Pol) (en Esp) ‹región› autonomous, self-governing
    3 ‹trabajador› self-employed; ‹fotógrafo/periodista› freelance
    autónomo2 -ma
    masculine, feminine
    (trabajador) self-employed worker o person; (fotógrafo, periodista) freelancer
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    autónomo
    ◊ -ma adjetivo

    a)departamento/entidad autonomous

    b) (Pol) ( en Esp) ‹ región autonomous


    fotógrafo/periodista freelance
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino ( trabajador) self-employed worker o person;
    (fotógrafo, periodista) freelancer
    autónomo,-a adjetivo autonomous, self-governing
    ' autónomo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    autónoma
    - trabajador
    English:
    autonomous
    - self-employed
    - self-governing
    - off
    - quango
    - self
    * * *
    autónomo, -a
    adj
    1. [independiente] autonomous
    2. [trabajador] self-employed;
    [traductor, periodista] freelance
    3. Pol [región, parlamento] autonomous
    nm,f
    [trabajador] self-employed person; [traductor, periodista] freelance, freelancer
    * * *
    I adj autonomous; trabajador self-employed
    II m, autónoma f self-employed person
    * * *
    autónomo, -ma adj
    : autonomous
    * * *
    1. (en general) autonomous
    2. (gobierno) regional
    3. (trabajador) self employed

    Spanish-English dictionary > autónomo

  • 2 basarse en una premisa

    (n.) = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird
    Ex. Natural language indexes are based on the premise that titles, or more specifically the words in titles, convey the subject content of the document to which the title pertains.
    Ex. The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex. However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.
    * * *
    (n.) = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird

    Ex: Natural language indexes are based on the premise that titles, or more specifically the words in titles, convey the subject content of the document to which the title pertains.

    Ex: The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.
    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex: However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basarse en una premisa

  • 3 basarse en una suposición

    (v.) = premise upon + assumption
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    * * *
    (v.) = premise upon + assumption

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basarse en una suposición

  • 4 conservador

    adj.
    1 conservative, discreet, moderate, restrained.
    2 conservative, orthodox, rightist, right-wing.
    3 Conservative.
    m.
    1 conservative, praetorian, rightist, right-winger.
    2 preservative, preserver.
    3 Conservative.
    4 curator.
    * * *
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    2 (de museos) curator
    * * *
    1. (f. - conservadora)
    noun
    2. (f. - conservadora)
    adj.
    * * *
    conservador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) (Culin) preservative
    2. SM / F
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) [de museo] curator, keeper
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.
    Ex. The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex. In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex. The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex. He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex. Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex. Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex. Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex. Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex. The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex. He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex. It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex. This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
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    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.

    Ex: The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex: In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex: The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex: He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex: Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex: Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex: Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex: Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex: The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex: He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex: It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex: This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex: Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.

    * * *
    1 ( Pol) ‹partido/gobierno› conservative
    2 (tradicional) ‹persona/ideas› conservative
    es muy conservador en sus gustos he's very conservative in his tastes
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Pol) conservative
    2 (de un museo) curator
    3
    conservador masculine ( Coc) preservative
    * * *

    conservador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    conservative
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative


    conservador,-ora
    I adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino conservative
    Pol Conservative
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 Pol Conservative
    2 (de un museo, una biblioteca) curator
    ' conservador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barrer
    - bloque
    - conservadora
    - europeísta
    English:
    conservative
    - keeper
    - seat
    - Tory
    - wet
    - Conservative
    - curator
    - custodian
    - round
    * * *
    conservador, -ora
    adj
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative;
    es un entrenador muy conservador he's a very conservative manager
    2. [del partido conservador] Conservative
    nm,f
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative
    2. [miembro del partido conservador] Conservative
    3. [de museo] curator;
    [de biblioteca] librarian; [de parque natural] keeper
    * * *
    I adj conservative
    II m, conservadora f
    1 de museo curator
    2 POL conservative
    * * *
    conservador, - dora adj & n
    : conservative
    : preservative
    * * *
    conservador adj n conservative

    Spanish-English dictionary > conservador

  • 5 dotar de plantilla

    (v.) = staff
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.
    * * *
    (v.) = staff

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dotar de plantilla

  • 6 obtuso

    adj.
    1 obtuse, stupid, inept.
    2 obtuse, blunt.
    * * *
    1 obtuse
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sin punta) blunt
    2) (Mat) obtuse
    3) [de mente, entendimiento] obtuse
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo obtuse
    * * *
    = obtuse, dull-witted.
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.
    Ex. An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.
    * * *
    - sa adjetivo obtuse
    * * *
    = obtuse, dull-witted.

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.

    Ex: An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.

    * * *
    obtuso -sa
    1 ‹ángulo› obtuse
    2 ‹persona/razonamiento› obtuse
    * * *

    obtuso adjetivo
    1 Mat obtuse
    2 (persona) obtuse
    ' obtuso' also found in these entries:
    English:
    obtuse
    * * *
    obtuso, -a
    adj
    1. [sin punta] blunt
    2. [ángulo] obtuse
    3. [torpe] obtuse
    nm,f
    [torpe]
    es un obtuso he's obtuse
    * * *
    adj tb fig
    obtuse
    * * *
    obtuso, -sa adj
    : obtuse

    Spanish-English dictionary > obtuso

  • 7 organizativamente

    = organisationally [organizationally, -USA].
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    * * *
    = organisationally [organizationally, -USA].

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.

    Spanish-English dictionary > organizativamente

  • 8 proponer una idea

    (v.) = advance + proposition, advance + idea, put forward + idea
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex. There have been several ideas put forward as to just how much such categories exist.
    * * *
    (v.) = advance + proposition, advance + idea, put forward + idea

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.

    Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex: There have been several ideas put forward as to just how much such categories exist.

    Spanish-English dictionary > proponer una idea

  • 9 sugerir una idea

    (v.) = advance + proposition, suggest + idea, float + concept
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.
    Ex. The mass culture author does not question cultural values or suggest new ideas, he is merely interpreting the present state of affairs to a wider audience.
    Ex. The concepts currently being floated by UNESCO are such as will make convenient pegs to hang pleas for resources for bibliographic and library development to national governments.
    * * *
    (v.) = advance + proposition, suggest + idea, float + concept

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are organizationally autonomous.

    Ex: The mass culture author does not question cultural values or suggest new ideas, he is merely interpreting the present state of affairs to a wider audience.
    Ex: The concepts currently being floated by UNESCO are such as will make convenient pegs to hang pleas for resources for bibliographic and library development to national governments.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sugerir una idea

  • 10 basar

    v.
    to base, to build, to found, to ground.
    * * *
    1 to base (en, on)
    1 (cosa) to be based (en, on); (persona) to base oneself on
    ¿en qué se basa para decir tales cosas? what grounds does he have for saying such things?
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT [+ teoría, argumento] to base
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <teoría/idea>
    2.
    basarse v pron

    basarse EN algo: ¿en qué te basas para decir eso? and what basis o grounds do you have for saying that?; se basó en esos datos — he based his argument (o theory etc) on that information

    b) teoría/creencia/idea/opinión
    * * *
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    * basándose en = on the basis of, based on.
    * basar conclusiones en = base + judgement on.
    * basarse = found, undergird.
    * basarse en = base on/upon, centre around/on/upon, draw from, hinge on/upon, premise upon, rely on/upon, rest on/upon, go by, draw on/upon, predicate on/upon, be conditional on, be grounded in, hang + Posesivo + hat on, pattern, build on/upon.
    * basarse en la premisa de que = rest on/upon + the assumption that, start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * basarse en + presupuesto = assumption + undergird.
    * basarse en razonamientos + Adjetivo = rest on + Adjetivo + grounds.
    * basarse en una premisa = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * basarse en una suposición = premise upon + assumption.
    * basarse en un principio = base on + principle.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <teoría/idea>
    2.
    basarse v pron

    basarse EN algo: ¿en qué te basas para decir eso? and what basis o grounds do you have for saying that?; se basó en esos datos — he based his argument (o theory etc) on that information

    b) teoría/creencia/idea/opinión
    * * *
    * basándose en = on the basis of, based on.
    * basar conclusiones en = base + judgement on.
    * basarse = found, undergird.
    * basarse en = base on/upon, centre around/on/upon, draw from, hinge on/upon, premise upon, rely on/upon, rest on/upon, go by, draw on/upon, predicate on/upon, be conditional on, be grounded in, hang + Posesivo + hat on, pattern, build on/upon.
    * basarse en la premisa de que = rest on/upon + the assumption that, start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * basarse en + presupuesto = assumption + undergird.
    * basarse en razonamientos + Adjetivo = rest on + Adjetivo + grounds.
    * basarse en una premisa = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * basarse en una suposición = premise upon + assumption.
    * basarse en un principio = base on + principle.
    * * *
    basar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹teoría/idea› basar algo EN algo to base sth ON sth
    ¿en qué basas tus opiniones? what are you basing your opinions on?
    1
    «persona»: basarse EN algo: ¿en qué te basas para decir eso? and what basis o grounds do you have for saying that?
    me baso en lo que me han explicado I'm basing this o I'm basing my ideas on what I have had explained to me
    2 «teoría/creencia/idea»: basarse EN algo; to be based ON sth
    sus opiniones se basan solamente en prejuicios his opinions are based entirely on prejudices
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    basar ( conjugate basar) verbo transitivoteoría/idea› basar algo en algo to base sth on sth
    basarse verbo pronominal
    a) [ persona] basarse EN algo:

    ¿en qué te basas para decir eso? and what basis o grounds do you have for saying that?;

    se basó en esos datos he based his argument (o theory etc) on that information
    b) [teoría/creencia/idea/opinión] basarse EN algo to be based on sth

    basar verbo transitivo to base [en, on]
    ' basar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cimentar
    - fundar
    English:
    base
    - model
    * * *
    vt
    basar algo en to base sth on
    * * *
    v/t base (en on)
    * * *
    basar vt
    fundar: to base
    * * *
    basar vb to base

    Spanish-English dictionary > basar

  • 11 basarse en

    v.
    to be based on, to lie on, to lie over.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = base on/upon, centre around/on/upon, draw from, hinge on/upon, premise upon, rely on/upon, rest on/upon, go by, draw on/upon, predicate on/upon, be conditional on, be grounded in, hang + Posesivo + hat on, pattern, build on/upon
    Ex. Other indexes based on titles, both printed and machine-held, may provide access to words other than the first in a title.
    Ex. The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex. These headings may be drawn from an alphabetical list of subject headings or from a classification scheme.
    Ex. It is important to recognise that citation indexing hinges upon the continuation of documents as separate units and the perpetuation of the practices of citing other words.
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex. When BNB began publication in 1950 it relied upon the fourteenth edition of DC.
    Ex. Faceted classification rests upon the definition of the concept of a facet.
    Ex. The reading habits in some of the lands are difficult to describe as we have little evidence to go by.
    Ex. Bay's essay was produced to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Gesner's birth and draws upon a mass of contemporary source material.
    Ex. Manegerial decision-making must be predicated upon hard data with an eye toward future trends.
    Ex. Development of the right of access to information should, however, be conditional on respect for privacy.
    Ex. Carrying this argument one step further, it is not unreasonable to assert that the public library's relationship to its community is grounded in the efforts and attiudes of the library staff.
    Ex. There are no great words of wisdom to hang your hat on in these matters.
    Ex. Even supposedly local books are generally patterned along Western lines and are unsuitable for any of the courses offered in library schools.
    Ex. The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.
    * * *
    (v.) = base on/upon, centre around/on/upon, draw from, hinge on/upon, premise upon, rely on/upon, rest on/upon, go by, draw on/upon, predicate on/upon, be conditional on, be grounded in, hang + Posesivo + hat on, pattern, build on/upon

    Ex: Other indexes based on titles, both printed and machine-held, may provide access to words other than the first in a title.

    Ex: The main body of criticism centred upon the treatment of nonbook materials.
    Ex: These headings may be drawn from an alphabetical list of subject headings or from a classification scheme.
    Ex: It is important to recognise that citation indexing hinges upon the continuation of documents as separate units and the perpetuation of the practices of citing other words.
    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex: When BNB began publication in 1950 it relied upon the fourteenth edition of DC.
    Ex: Faceted classification rests upon the definition of the concept of a facet.
    Ex: The reading habits in some of the lands are difficult to describe as we have little evidence to go by.
    Ex: Bay's essay was produced to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Gesner's birth and draws upon a mass of contemporary source material.
    Ex: Manegerial decision-making must be predicated upon hard data with an eye toward future trends.
    Ex: Development of the right of access to information should, however, be conditional on respect for privacy.
    Ex: Carrying this argument one step further, it is not unreasonable to assert that the public library's relationship to its community is grounded in the efforts and attiudes of the library staff.
    Ex: There are no great words of wisdom to hang your hat on in these matters.
    Ex: Even supposedly local books are generally patterned along Western lines and are unsuitable for any of the courses offered in library schools.
    Ex: The system should build on existing resources, rather than develop expensive new programmes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > basarse en

  • 12 deformar

    v.
    1 to deform (huesos, objetos).
    El calor deformó el plástico The heat deformed the plastic.
    2 to distort, to deface, to twist.
    Sus mentiras deforman los resultados Her lies distort the results.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to deform, put out of shape; (cara) to disfigure; (realidad, imagen, etc) to distort
    1 to become distorted, go out of shape
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ cuerpo] to deform
    2) [+ objeto] to distort, deform

    si sigues tirando del jersey, lo deformarás — if you keep pulling at your sweater you'll pull it out of shape

    no te pongas mis zapatos que me los deformas — don't wear my shoes, you'll put them out of shape

    3) [+ imagen, realidad] to distort
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < imagen> to distort; <chapa/riel> to distort
    b) <verdad/realidad> to distort
    c) (Anat, Med) to deform
    2.
    deformarse v pron
    a) imagen to become distorted
    b) puerta/riel to distort, become distorted
    c) (Anat, Med) to become deformed
    * * *
    = distort, mar, misrepresent, strain, disfigure, falsify, warp, deform.
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex. Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex. These multipliers are low in comparison with those applied by commercial publishers, though the comparison is substantially falsified by the high costs for the institutions of originating publications in a number of parallel language versions.
    Ex. Metallic shelves cannot be damaged by woodworms or rodents and they are not likely to warp under the weight of bound volumes and are fire-proof.
    Ex. As you probably have noticed, squash balls aren't very bouncy at all, they deform when they hit a wall or the floor.
    ----
    * deformarse = deflect.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < imagen> to distort; <chapa/riel> to distort
    b) <verdad/realidad> to distort
    c) (Anat, Med) to deform
    2.
    deformarse v pron
    a) imagen to become distorted
    b) puerta/riel to distort, become distorted
    c) (Anat, Med) to become deformed
    * * *
    = distort, mar, misrepresent, strain, disfigure, falsify, warp, deform.

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: His small foreign-made car strained with the added burden of an interior packed to capacity with personal belongings and a heavily laden U-Haul trailor attached to the rear.
    Ex: Whichever he chooses he will still have to sift out and categorize the numerous errors that disfigure all the early texts of the play.
    Ex: These multipliers are low in comparison with those applied by commercial publishers, though the comparison is substantially falsified by the high costs for the institutions of originating publications in a number of parallel language versions.
    Ex: Metallic shelves cannot be damaged by woodworms or rodents and they are not likely to warp under the weight of bound volumes and are fire-proof.
    Ex: As you probably have noticed, squash balls aren't very bouncy at all, they deform when they hit a wall or the floor.
    * deformarse = deflect.

    * * *
    deformar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹imagen› to distort
    2 ‹chapa/riel› to distort, to twist ( o push etc) … out of shape
    la percha ha deformado la chaqueta the hanger has pulled the jacket out of shape
    3 ‹verdad/realidad› to distort
    4 ( Anat, Med) ‹cara/brazo› to deform
    la artritis le ha deformado los dedos her fingers have been deformed by o become misshapen with arthritis
    1 «imagen» to become distorted
    2 «puerta/riel» to distort, become distorted, bend ( o twist etc) out of shape
    los zapatos se me deformaron con la lluvia my shoes got wet in the rain and lost their shape
    3 ( Anat, Med) «cara/mano» to become deformed
    * * *

    deformar ( conjugate deformar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Anat, Med) to deform

    deformarse verbo pronominal

    b) (Anat, Med) to become deformed

    deformar verbo transitivo
    1 (una parte del cuerpo) to deform
    (una prenda) to put out of shape
    2 (la verdad, realidad, una imagen) to distort
    ' deformar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desfigurar
    English:
    deform
    - distort
    - misrepresent
    * * *
    vt
    1. [cuerpo, figura, miembro] to deform;
    [prenda] to pull out of shape; [metal] to twist; [madera] to warp
    2. [imagen] to distort
    3. [la verdad, la realidad] to distort
    * * *
    v/t
    1 forma, sonido distort
    2 MED deform
    * * *
    1) : to deform, to disfigure
    2) : to distort

    Spanish-English dictionary > deformar

  • 13 desvirtuar

    v.
    1 to spoil.
    su victoria quedó totalmente desvirtuada his victory was rendered meaningless
    esta actuación desvirtúa el espíritu del acuerdo this action violates the spirit of the agreement
    Ellos desvirtuaron su regalo They spoiled his gift.
    2 to distort, to misrepresent, to twist, to camouflage.
    Ricardo desvirtuó la verdad Richard distorted the truth.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ACTUAR], like link=actuar actuar
    1 to impair, spoil, distort
    2 figurado to contradict, belie
    * * *
    1.
    VT [+ argumento, razonamiento] to detract from; [+ efecto] to counteract; [+ sentido] to distort
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <verdad/hechos> to distort
    * * *
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <verdad/hechos> to distort
    * * *

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    * * *
    vt
    A (tergiversar, alterar) ‹verdad/hechos› to distort
    la traducción desvirtúa totalmente el sentido del original the translation completely distorts o alters the sense of the original
    el periódico desvirtuó sus declaraciones the newspaper misrepresented what he had said o distorted his words
    B
    1 (anular) ‹argumento› to disprove; ‹sospecha› to prove … to be unfounded
    2 (debilitar) ‹argumento› to detract from
    * * *

    desvirtuar verbo transitivo to distort, adulterate: ese comunicado desvirtúa la realidad de lo que pasó, that communiqué distorts the actual facts of the incident
    * * *
    1. [estropear] to spoil;
    el comercialismo desvirtúa la producción literaria commercialism has a detrimental effect on literary writing;
    su victoria quedó totalmente desvirtuada his victory was rendered meaningless;
    esta actuación desvirtúa el espíritu del acuerdo this action violates the spirit of the agreement
    2. [distorsionar] to distort;
    la prensa ha desvirtuado mis palabras the press have twisted my words;
    desvirtuó los hechos en su declaración al juez he distorted the facts in his statement to the judge
    * * *
    v/t detract from; fig ( distorsionar) distort
    * * *
    desvirtuar {3} vt
    1) : to impair, to spoil
    2) : to detract from
    3) : to distort, to misrepresent

    Spanish-English dictionary > desvirtuar

  • 14 distorsionar

    v.
    to distort.
    Su inseguridad distorsionó los hechos His insecurity distorted the facts.
    El golpe distorsionó la pared The blow distorted the wall.
    * * *
    1 to distort
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to distort
    * * *
    = distort, pervert.
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex. Humans have an extraordinary capacity for perverting well-intended laws to evil purposes.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to distort
    * * *
    = distort, pervert.

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    Ex: Humans have an extraordinary capacity for perverting well-intended laws to evil purposes.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ( Tec) to distort
    2 ‹verdad/realidad› to distort, twist
    tiene una imagen distorsionada de la realidad she has a distorted view of reality
    tenía la cara distorsionada por el dolor her face was contorted with pain
    * * *

    distorsionar ( conjugate distorsionar) verbo transitivo
    to distort
    distorsionar verbo transitivo to distort, deform: está distorsionando la realidad, she's distorting the truth
    ' distorsionar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desfigurar
    - falsificar
    - pervertir
    English:
    bend
    - distort
    - misrepresent
    - twist
    * * *
    1. [imágenes, sonidos] to distort
    2. [palabras] to twist;
    [hechos, realidad] to distort, to misrepresent;
    la prensa distorsionó los hechos the press distorted o misrepresented the facts
    * * *
    v/t
    1 verdad distort
    2 MED sprain
    * * *
    : to distort

    Spanish-English dictionary > distorsionar

  • 15 existencial

    adj.
    existential.
    * * *
    1 existential
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo existential
    * * *
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    * * *
    adjetivo existential
    * * *

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    * * *
    existential
    * * *

    existencial adjetivo existential
    ' existencial' also found in these entries:
    English:
    existential
    * * *
    existential
    * * *
    adj existential

    Spanish-English dictionary > existencial

  • 16 existente

    adj.
    existing, existent.
    m.
    existent item.
    * * *
    1 existing, existent
    2 COMERCIO in stock
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=que existe) existing, in existence

    la situación existente en este momentothe existing o present situation, the situation at the moment

    2) (Com) in stock
    * * *
    adjetivo <materiales/técnicas> existing

    la situación existente en la zona — ( en el presente) the present o current situation in the area; ( en el pasado) the situation in the area at the time

    * * *
    = available, existing, extant, in existence, existential.
    Ex. Mini and micro computers will become cheaper and information retrieval software will become available in more financially attractive, user friendly and tried and tested packages.
    Ex. UNIBID is an attempt to offer a standard record format for use by abstracting and indexing services, independent of any existing description or cataloguing rules.
    Ex. However, in addition to the couple of examples that Ms Marshall cited from the extant and altogether active LC subject thesaurus, there are also BUS BOYS, MAN, LUMBERMEN, LONGSHOREMEN, FISHERMEN, etc.
    Ex. There are very few examples of large scale, generally accessible, hypertexts in existence.
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    ----
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * inexistente = non-existent [nonexistent].
    * * *
    adjetivo <materiales/técnicas> existing

    la situación existente en la zona — ( en el presente) the present o current situation in the area; ( en el pasado) the situation in the area at the time

    * * *
    = available, existing, extant, in existence, existential.

    Ex: Mini and micro computers will become cheaper and information retrieval software will become available in more financially attractive, user friendly and tried and tested packages.

    Ex: UNIBID is an attempt to offer a standard record format for use by abstracting and indexing services, independent of any existing description or cataloguing rules.
    Ex: However, in addition to the couple of examples that Ms Marshall cited from the extant and altogether active LC subject thesaurus, there are also BUS BOYS, MAN, LUMBERMEN, LONGSHOREMEN, FISHERMEN, etc.
    Ex: There are very few examples of large scale, generally accessible, hypertexts in existence.
    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    * conducir o andar con cuidado debido a la dificultad existente = navigate.
    * inexistente = non-existent [nonexistent].

    * * *
    ‹materiales/técnicas› existing
    la situación existente en la zona (en el presente) the present o current situation in the area, the situation obtaining in the area ( frml) (en el pasado) the situation in the area at that time o at the time
    la situación existente en esos momentos lo hizo imposible the situation at that time made it impossible
    la legislación existente the current legislation
    * * *

    existente adjetivo existing: tenemos que elegir una de las teorías existentes, we have to choose one of the existing theories
    Com in stock: la cantidad existente de ese título es pequeña, we have a small quantity of that book in stock
    ' existente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    existent
    - existing
    - manage
    - out
    - existence
    * * *
    existing, existent;
    los programas informáticos existentes en el mercado the software currently available on the market;
    la falta de entendimiento existente entre ambos líderes the lack of understanding between the two leaders;
    los problemas existentes entonces aún no se han solucionado the problems that existed then have still not been resolved
    * * *
    adj
    1 existing
    2 problema, situación current, present
    * * *
    1) : existing, in existence
    2) : in stock
    * * *
    existente adj existing

    Spanish-English dictionary > existente

  • 17 partir

    v.
    1 to divide, to split.
    Ella partió la fruta She split the fruit.
    2 to break open.
    le partieron el brazo they broke his arm
    le partieron la ceja/el labio they split o cut her eyebrow/lip
    párteme un pedazo de pan break me off a piece of bread
    3 to leave, to set off.
    4 to depart, to get along, to go away, to leave.
    Ellos partieron ayer They departed yesterday.
    5 to crush, to move to pity, to shake.
    El dolor partió a Ricardo The pain crushed Richard.
    * * *
    1 (dividir) to divide, split
    2 (romper) to break; (nueces, almendras) to crack
    3 familiar (fastidiar) to mess up
    1 (irse) to leave, set out, set off
    2 (proceder) to originate from
    ¿de quién partió la idea? whose idea was it?
    1 to break
    \
    a partir de hoy from now on
    partir a alguien por la mitad to ruin somebody's plans, mess somebody up
    partir la cara a alguien familiar to smash somebody's face in
    partirse de risa familiar to split one's sides laughing
    * * *
    verb
    1) to cut, halve, split
    2) break, crack
    4) depart, leave
    - partir de
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dividir) [+ tarta, sandía, baraja] to cut; [+ tableta de chocolate] to break; [+ tronco] to split

    parte la barra de pan por la mitad[con cuchillo] cut the baguette in half; [con las manos] break the baguette in half

    ¿te parto un trozo de queso? — shall I cut you (off) a piece of cheese?

    2) (=romper) [+ hueso, diente] to break; [+ rama] to break off; [+ nuez, almendra] to crack

    ¡te voy a partir la cara! — * I'm going to smash your face in! *

    3) (=distribuir) to share out; (=compartir) to share
    4) * (=fastidiar) to mess up *

    no soporto estas reuniones a las 11, me parten toda la mañana — I hate these 11 o'clock meetings, they mess up the whole morning *

    2. VI
    1) (=ponerse en camino) [persona, expedición] to set off; [tren, avión] to depart (de from) ( para for)( hacia in the direction of)
    2)

    partiendo de la base de que... — working on the principle that..., assuming that...

    ¿de quién partió la idea? — whose idea was it?

    3)

    a partir del lunes — from Monday, starting on Monday

    ¿qué podemos deducir a partir de estos datos? — what can we deduce from these data?

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) <tarta/melón> to cut

    lo partió en dos/por la mitad — he cut it in two/in half

    ¿me partes otro trozo? — can you cut me another piece?

    b) ( romper) <piedra/coco> to break, smash; <nuez/avellana> to crack; <rama/palo> to break
    c) ( con golpe) < labio> to split (open); < cabeza> to split open

    te voy a partir la cara! — (fam) I'll smash your face in! (colloq)

    d) frío < labios> to chap
    2.
    partir vi
    1)
    a) (frml) tren/avión/barco to leave, depart (frml); persona/delegación to leave, depart (frml)
    b) auto (Chi) to start
    2)
    a)

    partir DE algode una premisa/un supuesto to start from something

    debemos partir de la base de que... — we should start from the premise that...

    b)

    a partir de ahora/ese momento — from now on/that moment on

    a partir del cambio la situación ha mejorado — since the change, the situation has improved

    a partir de hoy(as o starting) from today

    3.
    partirse v pron
    a) mármol/roca to split, smash

    se le partió un dienteshe broke o chipped a tooth

    b) (refl) < labio> to split; < diente> to break, chip
    * * *
    = cleave, split, head out, go forth.
    Ex. Ethnic and racial differences cleaved the American working class.
    Ex. In the mechanised paper fibre process individual pages are soaked and split so that acid-free paper can be put between the two layers.
    Ex. It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    ----
    * a partir de = based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, from then on, thenceforth, whereafter, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * compilar partiendo de cero = compile + from scratch, compile + from scratch.
    * construir partiendo de cero = construct + from scratch.
    * de partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * hacer a partir de = make out of.
    * hacer una plancha a partir de un molde = cast + plate + from mould.
    * introducir datos partiendo de cero = enter from + scratch.
    * para partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * partiendo de = on the basis of.
    * partiendo de cero = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up.
    * partiendo de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * partiendo de la práctica = practice-led.
    * partiendo del hecho de que = based on the understanding that.
    * partir de = rest on/upon, stem from, draw on/upon, build on/upon, strike out from.
    * partir de cero = begin + from scratch.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de presupuestos = make + assumption.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir el bacalao = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * partir en dos = halve, rend in + two.
    * partir por la mitad = halve, break in + half.
    * partir por medio = rend in + two.
    * partirse de reír = burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter, be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = laugh + Posesivo + head off, burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse la cara por = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground.
    * ¡que + Pronombre + partir un rayo! = be damned!.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) <tarta/melón> to cut

    lo partió en dos/por la mitad — he cut it in two/in half

    ¿me partes otro trozo? — can you cut me another piece?

    b) ( romper) <piedra/coco> to break, smash; <nuez/avellana> to crack; <rama/palo> to break
    c) ( con golpe) < labio> to split (open); < cabeza> to split open

    te voy a partir la cara! — (fam) I'll smash your face in! (colloq)

    d) frío < labios> to chap
    2.
    partir vi
    1)
    a) (frml) tren/avión/barco to leave, depart (frml); persona/delegación to leave, depart (frml)
    b) auto (Chi) to start
    2)
    a)

    partir DE algode una premisa/un supuesto to start from something

    debemos partir de la base de que... — we should start from the premise that...

    b)

    a partir de ahora/ese momento — from now on/that moment on

    a partir del cambio la situación ha mejorado — since the change, the situation has improved

    a partir de hoy(as o starting) from today

    3.
    partirse v pron
    a) mármol/roca to split, smash

    se le partió un dienteshe broke o chipped a tooth

    b) (refl) < labio> to split; < diente> to break, chip
    * * *
    = cleave, split, head out, go forth.

    Ex: Ethnic and racial differences cleaved the American working class.

    Ex: In the mechanised paper fibre process individual pages are soaked and split so that acid-free paper can be put between the two layers.
    Ex: It's tempting to splurge on a new hi-fi system or head out on a shopping spree, but the smart option might be to pay off an existing debt.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    * a partir de = based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + algunos años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, from then on, thenceforth, whereafter, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * comenzar partiendo de cero = build + from scratch.
    * compilar partiendo de cero = compile + from scratch, compile + from scratch.
    * construir partiendo de cero = construct + from scratch.
    * de partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * hacer a partir de = make out of.
    * hacer una plancha a partir de un molde = cast + plate + from mould.
    * introducir datos partiendo de cero = enter from + scratch.
    * para partirse de risa = side-splitting.
    * partiendo de = on the basis of.
    * partiendo de cero = from scratch, from an empty slate, from the ground up.
    * partiendo de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * partiendo de la práctica = practice-led.
    * partiendo del hecho de que = based on the understanding that.
    * partir de = rest on/upon, stem from, draw on/upon, build on/upon, strike out from.
    * partir de cero = begin + from scratch.
    * partir de la base de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de presupuestos = make + assumption.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir el bacalao = call + the shots, be the boss, call + the tune, rule + the roost.
    * partir en dos = halve, rend in + two.
    * partir por la mitad = halve, break in + half.
    * partir por medio = rend in + two.
    * partirse de reír = burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter, be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = laugh + Posesivo + head off, burst into + side-splitting laughter, burst into + a fit of laughter.
    * partirse de risa = be in fits of laughter.
    * partirse la cara por = work + Reflexivo + to death, work + Reflexivo + to the ground.
    * ¡que + Pronombre + partir un rayo! = be damned!.
    * trabajar a partir de = work forward.

    * * *
    partir [I1 ]
    vt
    1 (con cuchillo) ‹tarta/melón› to cut
    partió la pera en dos/por la mitad he cut the pear in two/in half
    parte la empanada en cinco partes iguales cut the pie into five equal pieces
    ¿me partes otro trozo? can you cut me another piece?
    2 (romper) ‹piedra/coco› to break, smash; ‹nuez/avellana› to crack
    ¿me partes un pedazo de pan? could you break me off a piece of bread?
    el rayo partió el árbol por la mitad the lightning split the tree in two
    partió la vara en dos he broke o snapped the stick in two
    3 (con un golpe) ‹labio› to split, split open; ‹cabeza› to split open
    ¡te voy a partir la cara! ( fam); I'll smash your face in! ( colloq)
    4 «frío» ‹labios› to chap
    5 ‹baraja› to cut
    ■ partir
    vi
    A
    ( frml); «tren/avión/barco» to leave, depart ( frml); «persona/delegación» to set off, leave
    partió ayer con destino a Londres she left for London yesterday
    partiremos a las ocho we'll set off o set out at eight, we shall depart at eight o'clock ( frml)
    la expedición partirá de Lima hacia Cuzco el día 15 the expedition will leave Lima for Cuzco on the 15th
    B «auto» ( Chi) to start
    C
    1 partir DE algo ‹de una premisa/un supuesto› to start FROM sth
    debemos partir de la base de que lograremos los fondos we should start from the premise o assumption that we will obtain the funds, we should start by assuming that we will obtain the funds
    partiendo de esta hipótesis taking this hypothesis as a starting point
    si partimos de que estamos en inferioridad de condiciones if we start by assuming/accepting that we are at a disadvantage
    2
    a partir de ese momento ella empezó a cambiar from that moment she began to change
    a partir de la implementación de esas medidas la situación ha venido mejorando since the implementation of these measures, the situation has been improving
    a partir de hoy/del sábado (starting) from today/from Saturday
    a partir de ahora from now on, starting from now
    a partir de ese lugar el ascenso se hace cada vez más difícil from that point on the ascent becomes increasingly difficult
    a partir de estos datos ¿qué conclusiones podemos sacar? what conclusions can we draw from these facts?, given these facts, what conclusions can we draw?
    1 «mármol/roca» to split, smash, break
    se le partió un diente she broke o chipped a tooth
    2 ( refl) «persona» ‹labio› to split; ‹diente› to break, chip
    si te caes, te vas a partir la cabeza if you fall, you'll split o crack your head open
    * * *

     

    partir ( conjugate partir) verbo transitivo
    a) ( con cuchillo) ‹tarta/melón to cut;


    b) ( romper) ‹piedra/coco to break, smash;

    nuez/avellana to crack;
    rama/palo to break

    cabeza to split open
    d) [ frío] ‹ labios to chap

    verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ( marcharse) to leave, depart (frml)

    b) [ auto] (Chi) to start

    2
    a) partir DE algo ‹de una premisa/un supuesto› to start from sth

    b)


    a partir de ahora/ese momento from now on/that moment on;
    a partir de hoy (as o starting) from today
    partirse verbo pronominal
    a) [mármol/roca] to split, smash

    b) ( refl) ‹ labio to split;

    diente to break, chip
    partir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (romper, quebrar) to break: me parte el corazón verte tan desalentada, it's heartbreaking to see you so depressed
    partir una nuez, to shell a walnut
    2 (dividir) to split, divide
    (con un cuchillo) to cut
    II vi (irse) to leave, set out o off
    ♦ Locuciones: a partir de aquí/ahora, from here on/now on
    a partir de entonces no volvimos a hablarnos, we didn't speak to each other from then on
    ' partir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alma
    - cero
    - cortar
    - piñón
    - salir
    - tarde
    - dividir
    - largo
    - momento
    English:
    as
    - begin
    - break off
    - break up
    - evening
    - from
    - halve
    - on
    - onward
    - onwards
    - pally
    - scratch
    - snap
    - split
    - start
    - thereafter
    - upward
    - upwards
    - after
    - break
    - consent
    - depart
    - hence
    - then
    - there
    - to
    - today
    - up
    * * *
    vt
    1. [dividir] to divide, to split (en into);
    parte el pastel en tres cut the cake in three;
    70 partido por 2 es igual a 35 70 divided by 2 equals 35
    2. [repartir] to share out;
    partió el dinero del premio con sus hermanos he shared the prize money with his brothers;
    partió el dinero del premio entre sus hermanos he shared out the prize money between his brothers
    3. [romper] to break open;
    [cascar] to crack; [cortar] to cut; [diente] to chip; [ceja, labio] to split (open), to cut;
    le partieron el brazo they broke his arm;
    le partieron la ceja/el labio they split o cut her eyebrow/lip;
    párteme un pedazo de pan break me off a piece of bread;
    párteme otra rodaja de melón cut me another slice of melon;
    partir una tarta por la mitad o [m5] en dos to cut a cake in half;
    Fam
    partirle la boca o [m5] la cara a alguien to smash sb's face in
    4. Fam [fastidiar]
    tener que salir de casa me parte por completo it's a real pain having to go out;
    aquel contratiempo nos partió la mañana that setback ruined our morning for us
    vi
    1. [marchar] to leave, to set off (de/para from/for);
    el buque partió de las costas británicas con rumbo a América the ship set sail from Britain for America
    2. [empezar]
    partir de to start from;
    partir de cero to start from scratch;
    la idea partió de un grupo de colegiales it was a group of schoolchildren that first had the idea;
    partimos de la base de que todos saben leer we are assuming that everyone can read;
    partiendo de este hecho, Newton creó una nueva teoría Newton built a new theory around this fact
    3. [repartir] to share out;
    el que parte y reparte se lleva la mejor parte people always save the biggest part for themselves
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 ( dividir, repartir) split
    2 ( romper) break open, split open
    3 ( cortar) cut
    II v/i ( irse) leave;
    partir de fig start from;
    a partir de hoy (starting) from today;
    a partir de ahora from now on
    * * *
    partir vt
    1) : to cut, to split
    2) : to break, to crack
    3) : to share (out), to divide
    partir vi
    1) : to leave, to depart
    2)
    partir de : to start from
    3)
    a partir de : as of, from
    a partir de hoy: as of today
    * * *
    partir vb
    1. (cortar) to cut [pt. & pp. cut]
    ¿me partes un trozo de queso? can you cut me a slice of cheese?
    2. (romper) to break [pt. broke; pp. broken]
    3. (marcharse) to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    partir algo por la mitad to cut something in half [pt. & pp. cut]
    partirse de risa to split your sides laughing [pt. & pp. split]

    Spanish-English dictionary > partir

  • 18 partir de una premisa

    (n.) = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird
    Ex. The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.
    Ex. However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.
    * * *
    (n.) = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird

    Ex: The advise was based upon the assumption that students were taught, chalk in hand, in large classroom-based groups with little or no fieldwork or visits.

    Ex: However, an assumption must undergird the entire process: All decisions are written in sand, not stone.

    Spanish-English dictionary > partir de una premisa

  • 19 premisa

    f.
    premise.
    * * *
    1 premise
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino premise
    * * *
    = assumption, premise.
    Ex. Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.
    Ex. The main premises and conclusions of the final report of the study are discussed below.
    ----
    * basarse en la premisa de que = rest on/upon + the assumption that, start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * basarse en una premisa = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * premisas = background.
    * * *
    femenino premise
    * * *
    = assumption, premise.

    Ex: Also, in controlled indexing language data bases, there is often an assumption that a user will be prepared to chase strings of references or to consult a sometimes complex thesaurus.

    Ex: The main premises and conclusions of the final report of the study are discussed below.
    * basarse en la premisa de que = rest on/upon + the assumption that, start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * basarse en una premisa = base on + premise, base upon + assumption, premise upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * partir de la premisa de que = start from + the premise that, build on + the premise that.
    * partir de una premisa = base upon + assumption, assumption + undergird.
    * premisas = background.

    * * *
    premise
    partimos de una falsa premisa we started from a false premise
    premisa mayor/menor major/minor premise
    * * *

    premisa sustantivo femenino
    premise
    premisa sustantivo femenino premise
    ' premisa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    partir
    - verdadero
    English:
    premise
    * * *
    premise;
    partes de una premisa falsa you are starting from a false premise
    * * *
    f premise
    * * *
    : premise, basis

    Spanish-English dictionary > premisa

  • 20 sostener un punto de vista

    (v.) = assert + view, hold + point of view
    Ex. Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.
    Ex. This example does tend to reinforce the point of view held by many writers that what we are facing is a publication explosion rather than an information explosion.
    * * *
    (v.) = assert + view, hold + point of view

    Ex: Commentators who assert their views premised upon a unity of aims for SLIS not only fail to appreciate existential realities, they also distort perceptions about what is the best speed of curriculum evolution.

    Ex: This example does tend to reinforce the point of view held by many writers that what we are facing is a publication explosion rather than an information explosion.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sostener un punto de vista

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