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problem-solving ability

  • 1 capacidad de resolver problemas

    Ex. When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
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    Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidad de resolver problemas

  • 2 capacidad1

    1 = ability, capability, competence, appetite, capacity, hat, aptitude, faculty.
    Ex. The ability to search on word stems is particularly valuable where the text to be searched is in free-language format.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter and the catalog card but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex. In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex. Such machines will have enourmous appetites.
    Ex. Older people have suffered some losses in sensory and physical capacity, and newer teaching techniques might intimidate them.
    Ex. The city librarian has commonly been a general cultural consultant, often with more than one hat, with the curatorship of the museum and/or art gallery as additional offices.
    Ex. In tracking, schools categorize according to measures of intelligence, achievement, or aptitude and then assign students to ability or interest-grouped classes = En la subdivisión de los alumnos en clases según su nivel académico, las escuelas agrupan a los alumnos de acuerdo con su nivel de inteligencia, habilidad o aptitud y luego los asignan a las clases según su capacidad o por sus intereses.
    Ex. Sophia no sooner saw Blifil than she turned pale, and almost lost the use of all her faculties.
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    * actuar por encima de {Posesivo} capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * capacidad académica = academic ability.
    * capacidad analítica = analytical capacity.
    * capacidad cognitiva = cognitive ability, cognitive capacity.
    * capacidad comunicativa = speaking skills.
    * capacidad crediticia = credit standing.
    * capacidad crítica = critical skills, critical awareness, critical faculty.
    * capacidad crítica de los programas televisivos = teleliteracy.
    * capacidad de absorción = absorptive capacity, absorptive capability.
    * capacidad de búsqueda = searching power.
    * capacidad de comercialización = marketability.
    * capacidad de comprensión = listening skills, understanding capacity.
    * capacidad de discriminación = discriminating power.
    * capacidad deductiva = heuristic power.
    * capacidad de enganche = holding power.
    * capacidad de escuchar = listening skills.
    * capacidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información estadística = graphic literacy, spatial literacy, statistical literacy.
    * capacidad de leer = reading skills.
    * capacidad de manejar la información = information handling.
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * capacidad de negociación = bargaining power.
    * capacidad de procesamiento = throughput, processing power.
    * capacidad de producción = throughput.
    * capacidad de promoción = promotability.
    * capacidad de razonamiento = thinking skills.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * capacidad de retención = holding power.
    * capacidad de saber leer y escribir = literacy skills.
    * capacidad económica = earning capacity, earning power.
    * capacidades informáticas = computer skills.
    * capacidad física = physical capability.
    * capacidad informática = computing power.
    * capacidad intelectual = intellectual ability.
    * capacidad lingüística = language skill.
    * capacidad mental = brainpower [brain power], mental capability.
    * desarrollar la capacidad de = gain in + the ability to.
    * desarrollar las capacidades = fulfil + potential.
    * desarrollo de capacidades = capacity building.
    * en + Posesivo + capacidad como = in + Posesivo + capacity as.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidad1

  • 3 problema

    m.
    1 problem.
    el problema del terrorismo the terrorist problem, the problem of terrorism
    los niños no causan más que problemas children cause nothing but trouble o problems
    el problema es que no nos queda tiempo the problem o thing is that we don't have any time left
    2 glitch, bug.
    * * *
    1 problem
    \
    dar problemas to cause problems
    tener problemas con to have trouble with
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1. SM
    1) (=dificultad) problem

    ¿tienes problemas de dinero? — do you have any money worries o financial problems?

    2) (Mat) problem
    3) Méx (=accidente) accident, mishap
    2.
    ADJ INV (=problemático) problem antes de s
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    masculino problem

    resolver/solucionar un problema — to solve a problem

    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas — if they find out, you'll be in trouble

    no te hagas problema — (AmL) don't worry about it

    * * *
    = dilemma, issue, problem, rough spot, snag, bug, hitch, mischief, trouble spot, tyranny, catch, tribulation, show-stopper [showstopper], hassle, rub, kink, kicker.
    Ex. Unfortunately documents which present dilemmas in the selection of author headings are present in even the smallest library collections.
    Ex. These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex. But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex. Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex. A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex. Keeping pace with these changes may well mean more work than the seven year hitch experienced by DC users.
    Ex. The author discusses the characteristics of programs designed specifically to cause mischief to computer owners who download and run the programs = El autor analiza las características de los programas diseñados específicamente para causar problemas a los propietarios de ordenadores que los descargan y ejecutan.
    Ex. The statistics collected served as an early warning signal for trouble spots.
    Ex. Information access, such as satellites, overcomes the tyranny of distance for students, teachers and researchers in Australasia.
    Ex. Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex. The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex. In engineering use, a show-stopper is usually some aspect of a project that is so bad that it threatens to cancel the project unless it is corrected.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex. But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex. However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    Ex. The kicker is that this type of money transfer service is less convenient and no safer than many online money transfers.
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    * abordar un problema = address + problem.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * aclarar un problema = clear up + problem.
    * acometer un problema = attack + problem.
    * acosado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * acotar un problema = delineate + problem.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * afrontar los problemas cotidianos = grapple with + life's problems.
    * afrontar un problema = face + issue, confront + problem.
    * agobiado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * agravar un problema = compound + problem.
    * ahí está el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * anticipar un problema = anticipate + problem.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aquejado de problemas = troubled, ailing.
    * arreglar un problema = fix + problem.
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * atajar un problema = grapple with + problem.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * averiguar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * combatir un problema = combat + problem.
    * complicar un problema = compound + problem.
    * 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.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * corregir un problema = correct + problem.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * darle vueltas a un problema = puzzle over + problem.
    * dar lugar a problemas = give + rise to problems.
    * dar problemas = play up.
    * darse cuenta de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * debatir un problema = discuss + problem.
    * decisión precipitada ante un problema = crisis decision.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * definición del problema = problem statement.
    * definir un problema = delineate + problem.
    * delimitar un problema = isolate + problem.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * detectar un problema = spot + problem, spot + trouble.
    * diagnosticar el problema = diagnose + problem.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * el problema no es el qué, sino el cómo = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el problema obvio = the elephant in the room.
    * el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
    * el verdadero problema = the elephant in the room.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * enfrentarse a un problema = challenge + threat, confront + question, cope with + problem, face + issue, face + issue, face + problem, come up against + problem, struggle with + issue, wrestle with + problem, deal with + issue.
    * enfrentarse un problema = confront + problem, experience + problem.
    * enunciado del problema = problem statement.
    * esbozar un problema = outline + problem.
    * ese es el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * exarcerbar un problema = inflame + problem.
    * exteriorizar un problema = externalise + problem.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * franquear un problema = negotiate + problem.
    * hacer frente a un problema = attack + problem, combat + problem, wrestle with + problem.
    * identificar un problema = outline + problem, identify + problem, isolate + problem.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.
    * investigar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * libre de problemas = problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free].
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * llevarse los problemas a casa = bring + problems home.
    * mencionar un problema = bring + problem up.
    * meterse en problemas = get into + trouble.
    * mitigar un problema = alleviate + problem.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * obtener el enunciado del problema = elicit + problem statement.
    * ocasionar problemas = cause + problems.
    * orientado hacia la resolución de problemas = problem-orientated, problem-oriented.
    * paliar problemas = minimise + problems.
    * paliar un problema = solve + problem.
    * percatarse de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * plagado de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-wracked [problem-racked].
    * plagar de problemas = bedevil.
    * plantear un problema = pose + dilemma, pose + problem, raise + question, raise + concern, raise + issue, raise + problem, articulate + problem.
    * presentar problemas = present + problems.
    * presentar un problema = pose + problem, air + problem.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * problema acuciante = pressing problem.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problema + afligir = problem + afflict.
    * problema + agravar = problem + exacerbate.
    * problema alimenticio = eating problem.
    * problema asociado = attending problem.
    * problema auditivo = hearing problem.
    * problema + avecinarse = problem + lie ahead.
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problema con el alcohol = drinking problem.
    * problema con los niños de la llave = latchkey problem.
    * problema cotidiano = daily problem.
    * problema de comportamiento = behaviour problem, behavioural problem.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * problema de peso = weight problem.
    * problema de salud = health problem.
    * problema + desaparecer = problem + go away.
    * problema de seguridad = security problem.
    * problema diario = daily problem.
    * problema difícil = thorny problem, poser.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * problema doméstico = domestic problem.
    * problema económico = economic problem, financial problem.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * problema en la escuela = school problem.
    * problema escolar = school problem.
    * problema espinoso = knotty problem, thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + estar = problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problema familiar = family problem.
    * problema informático = computing problem.
    * problema inicial = startup problem.
    * problema insoluble = insoluble problem.
    * problema monetario = monetary problem.
    * problema motriz = motor disability.
    * problema peliagudo = thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + persistir = problem + persist.
    * problema personal = personal problem.
    * problema + plantearse = problem + come with.
    * problema práctico = practical problem.
    * problema racial = racial conflict, ethnic conflict.
    * problema + radicar = trouble + lie.
    * problema real = real problem.
    * problema + residir = problem + reside, problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problemas = trouble, crisis [crises, -pl.], problem areas, trials and tribulations, trouble at mill.
    * problemas auditivos = impaired hearing, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * problemas con el alcohol = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la bebida = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la vista = poor eyesight.
    * problemas de la vida = life problems [life-problems].
    * problemas del crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas de lectura = reading difficulties.
    * problemas dentales = dental disease.
    * problemas de oído = poor hearing.
    * problema seguro = accident waiting to happen.
    * problemas familiares = family crisis.
    * problemas + girar en torno a = problems + turn on, problems + revolve around.
    * problemas inherentes al crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas iniciales = teething problems, teething troubles, growing pains.
    * problema siquiátrico = psychiatric problem.
    * problema social = societal problem, social problem.
    * problemas sociales = social crisis.
    * problema + surgir = problem + arise, problem + surface, problem + come with.
    * problemas visuales = visual impairment.
    * problema técnico = glitch, technical difficulty, technical problem.
    * problema técnico desconocido = gremlin.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * raíz del problema, la = root of the problem, the.
    * resolución de problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sacar a colación un problema = bring + problem up.
    * salvar un problema = circumvent + problem, negotiate + problem.
    * ser un problema = be at issue.
    * sin meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * solución a problemas = problem solution.
    * solucionar los problemas = put + things right.
    * solucionar problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * solucionar un problema = solve + problem, settle + problem, iron out + problem.
    * subproblema = sub-problem [subproblem].
    * subsanar un problema = remedy + problem.
    * superar el problema de credibilidad = overcome + credibility gap.
    * superar un problema = surmount + problem, conquer + problem, get over + problem.
    * surgir un problema de credibilidad = credibility gap + arise.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener un problema = experience + problem.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * tocar un problema = touch on/upon + problem.
    * toparse con un problema = encounter + problem, come across + problem.
    * tratar un problema = address + problem, deal with + problem, handle + problem, tackle + problem, address + limitation, grapple with + problem, treat + problem, address + concern.
    * tratar un problema de pasada = touch on/upon + problem.
    * trivializar un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * tropezar con problemas = run into + problems.
    * * *
    masculino problem

    resolver/solucionar un problema — to solve a problem

    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas — if they find out, you'll be in trouble

    no te hagas problema — (AmL) don't worry about it

    * * *
    = dilemma, issue, problem, rough spot, snag, bug, hitch, mischief, trouble spot, tyranny, catch, tribulation, show-stopper [showstopper], hassle, rub, kink, kicker.

    Ex: Unfortunately documents which present dilemmas in the selection of author headings are present in even the smallest library collections.

    Ex: These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex: But despite the many catalog worlds, and herein lies the rub -- or at least a rough spot -- we have been proceeding on the assumption that the catalog exists in the form of the data distributed by the Library of Congress.
    Ex: Another snag was the existence of entrenched divergent cataloguing habits among the multinational staff, not to mention their fear of the unknown = Otro problema era la existencia de hábitos de catalogación divergentes y ya arraigados entre el personal multinacional, por no mencionar su miedo hacia lo desconocido.
    Ex: A bug is an error in a program or an equipment malfunction.
    Ex: Keeping pace with these changes may well mean more work than the seven year hitch experienced by DC users.
    Ex: The author discusses the characteristics of programs designed specifically to cause mischief to computer owners who download and run the programs = El autor analiza las características de los programas diseñados específicamente para causar problemas a los propietarios de ordenadores que los descargan y ejecutan.
    Ex: The statistics collected served as an early warning signal for trouble spots.
    Ex: Information access, such as satellites, overcomes the tyranny of distance for students, teachers and researchers in Australasia.
    Ex: Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex: The author discusses the tribulations of equipment selection.
    Ex: In engineering use, a show-stopper is usually some aspect of a project that is so bad that it threatens to cancel the project unless it is corrected.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'How to implement electronic subscriptions replacing the routing list hassle'.
    Ex: But as elegant and efficient as this seems, this strategy has a rub - you've got to have technology to track shipments, since you're ultimately responsible for purchases, warranties and returns.
    Ex: However, like any emerging technology, there are still a few kinks in the system.
    Ex: The kicker is that this type of money transfer service is less convenient and no safer than many online money transfers.
    * abordar un problema = address + problem.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * aclarar un problema = clear up + problem.
    * acometer un problema = attack + problem.
    * acosado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * acotar un problema = delineate + problem.
    * acuciado por problemas = embattled.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * afrontar los problemas cotidianos = grapple with + life's problems.
    * afrontar un problema = face + issue, confront + problem.
    * agobiado por problemas = beset with + problems.
    * agravar un problema = compound + problem.
    * ahí está el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * anticipar un problema = anticipate + problem.
    * aprendizaje a través de solución de problemas = problem based learning.
    * aquejado de problemas = troubled, ailing.
    * arreglar un problema = fix + problem.
    * asediado por problemas = embattled.
    * atajar un problema = grapple with + problem.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * averiguar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * buscar problemas = ask for + trouble, court + disaster, make + trouble.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * combatir un problema = combat + problem.
    * complicar un problema = compound + problem.
    * 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.
    * considerar un problema = consider + problem.
    * convertirse en un gran problema = grow to + a crisis.
    * corregir un problema = correct + problem.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * darle vueltas a un problema = puzzle over + problem.
    * dar lugar a problemas = give + rise to problems.
    * dar problemas = play up.
    * darse cuenta de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * debatir un problema = discuss + problem.
    * decisión precipitada ante un problema = crisis decision.
    * dedicar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * definición del problema = problem statement.
    * definir un problema = delineate + problem.
    * delimitar un problema = isolate + problem.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * detectar un problema = spot + problem, spot + trouble.
    * diagnosticar el problema = diagnose + problem.
    * dirigir + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * el final de los problemas = the light at the end of the tunnel.
    * eliminar un problema = sweep away + problem, work out + kink.
    * el problema no es el qué, sino el cómo = the devil (is/lives) in the details.
    * el problema obvio = the elephant in the room.
    * el único problema = a fly in the soup, the fly in the ointment.
    * el verdadero problema = the elephant in the room.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrarse con problemas = run into + trouble.
    * encontrarse con un problema = encounter + problem, meet with + problem, run up against + issue, come across + problem.
    * enfrentarse a un problema = challenge + threat, confront + question, cope with + problem, face + issue, face + issue, face + problem, come up against + problem, struggle with + issue, wrestle with + problem, deal with + issue.
    * enfrentarse un problema = confront + problem, experience + problem.
    * enunciado del problema = problem statement.
    * esbozar un problema = outline + problem.
    * ese es el problema = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar el problema = sidestep + the problem.
    * esquivar un problema = duck + issue.
    * estar lleno de problemas = bristle with + problems.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * exarcerbar un problema = inflame + problem.
    * exteriorizar un problema = externalise + problem.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * franquear un problema = negotiate + problem.
    * hacer frente a un problema = attack + problem, combat + problem, wrestle with + problem.
    * identificar un problema = outline + problem, identify + problem, isolate + problem.
    * ilustrar un problema = illustrate + problem.
    * investigar un problema = investigate + problem.
    * libre de problemas = problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free].
    * lleno de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-ridden.
    * llevarse los problemas a casa = bring + problems home.
    * mencionar un problema = bring + problem up.
    * meterse en problemas = get into + trouble.
    * mitigar un problema = alleviate + problem.
    * no haber problemas = be fine.
    * no tener ningún problema con = be okay with.
    * no terminar nunca de tener problemas con = have + no end of problems with.
    * obtener el enunciado del problema = elicit + problem statement.
    * ocasionar problemas = cause + problems.
    * orientado hacia la resolución de problemas = problem-orientated, problem-oriented.
    * paliar problemas = minimise + problems.
    * paliar un problema = solve + problem.
    * percatarse de un problema = alight on + problem.
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * plagado de problemas = plagued with problems, problem-wracked [problem-racked].
    * plagar de problemas = bedevil.
    * plantear un problema = pose + dilemma, pose + problem, raise + question, raise + concern, raise + issue, raise + problem, articulate + problem.
    * presentar problemas = present + problems.
    * presentar un problema = pose + problem, air + problem.
    * prestar + Posesivo + atención a un problema = turn + Posesivo + attention to problem.
    * problema + acosar = problem + dog.
    * problema acuciante = pressing problem.
    * problema + acuciar = problem + beset.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problema + afligir = problem + afflict.
    * problema + agravar = problem + exacerbate.
    * problema alimenticio = eating problem.
    * problema asociado = attending problem.
    * problema auditivo = hearing problem.
    * problema + avecinarse = problem + lie ahead.
    * problema cada vez mayor = growing problem.
    * problema con el alcohol = drinking problem.
    * problema con los niños de la llave = latchkey problem.
    * problema cotidiano = daily problem.
    * problema de comportamiento = behaviour problem, behavioural problem.
    * problema de espacio = space problem.
    * problema de imagen = image problem.
    * problema de peso = weight problem.
    * problema de salud = health problem.
    * problema + desaparecer = problem + go away.
    * problema de seguridad = security problem.
    * problema diario = daily problem.
    * problema difícil = thorny problem, poser.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * problema doméstico = domestic problem.
    * problema económico = economic problem, financial problem.
    * problema + encontrarse = problem + lie.
    * problema en la escuela = school problem.
    * problema escolar = school problem.
    * problema espinoso = knotty problem, thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema + estar = problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problema familiar = family problem.
    * problema informático = computing problem.
    * problema inicial = startup problem.
    * problema insoluble = insoluble problem.
    * problema monetario = monetary problem.
    * problema motriz = motor disability.
    * problema peliagudo = thorny problem, thorny issue, thorny question.
    * problema pequeño = a cloud no bigger than a man's hand.
    * problema + persistir = problem + persist.
    * problema personal = personal problem.
    * problema + plantearse = problem + come with.
    * problema práctico = practical problem.
    * problema racial = racial conflict, ethnic conflict.
    * problema + radicar = trouble + lie.
    * problema real = real problem.
    * problema + residir = problem + reside, problem + lie, problem + come with.
    * problemas = trouble, crisis [crises, -pl.], problem areas, trials and tribulations, trouble at mill.
    * problemas auditivos = impaired hearing, hearing impairment, hearing disability.
    * problemas cada vez mayores = mounting problems.
    * problemas con el alcohol = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la bebida = problem drinking.
    * problemas con la vista = poor eyesight.
    * problemas de la vida = life problems [life-problems].
    * problemas del crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas de lectura = reading difficulties.
    * problemas dentales = dental disease.
    * problemas de oído = poor hearing.
    * problema seguro = accident waiting to happen.
    * problemas familiares = family crisis.
    * problemas + girar en torno a = problems + turn on, problems + revolve around.
    * problemas inherentes al crecimiento = growing pains.
    * problemas iniciales = teething problems, teething troubles, growing pains.
    * problema siquiátrico = psychiatric problem.
    * problema social = societal problem, social problem.
    * problemas sociales = social crisis.
    * problema + surgir = problem + arise, problem + surface, problem + come with.
    * problemas visuales = visual impairment.
    * problema técnico = glitch, technical difficulty, technical problem.
    * problema técnico desconocido = gremlin.
    * quitar importancia a un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * raíz del problema, la = root of the problem, the.
    * resolución de problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sacar a colación un problema = bring + problem up.
    * salvar un problema = circumvent + problem, negotiate + problem.
    * ser un problema = be at issue.
    * sin meterse en problemas = keep out of + trouble.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * solución a problemas = problem solution.
    * solucionar los problemas = put + things right.
    * solucionar problemas = problem solving [problem-solving].
    * solucionar un problema = solve + problem, settle + problem, iron out + problem.
    * subproblema = sub-problem [subproblem].
    * subsanar un problema = remedy + problem.
    * superar el problema de credibilidad = overcome + credibility gap.
    * superar un problema = surmount + problem, conquer + problem, get over + problem.
    * surgir un problema de credibilidad = credibility gap + arise.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.
    * tener problema con Algo = experience + trouble with.
    * tener problemas = have + problems.
    * tener problemas con = fall + foul of, run + afoul of problems, run + afoul of, fall + afoul of.
    * tener problemas con la ley = fall + foul of the law, go + afoul of the law, fall + afoul of the law.
    * tener un problema = experience + problem.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * tocar un problema = touch on/upon + problem.
    * toparse con un problema = encounter + problem, come across + problem.
    * tratar un problema = address + problem, deal with + problem, handle + problem, tackle + problem, address + limitation, grapple with + problem, treat + problem, address + concern.
    * tratar un problema de pasada = touch on/upon + problem.
    * trivializar un problema = trivialise + trouble.
    * tropezar con problemas = run into + problems.

    * * *
    1 ( Mat) problem
    resolver un problema to solve a problem
    2 (dificultad, preocupación) problem
    nos está creando muchos problemas it is causing us a lot of problems o a lot of trouble
    problemas económicos financial difficulties o problems
    me gustaría ir, el problema es que no tengo dinero I'd like to go, the snag o trouble o problem o thing is I don't have any money
    los coches viejos siempre dan muchos problemas old cars always give a lot of trouble, old cars always play up a lot ( colloq)
    si se enteran, vas a tener problemas if they find out, you'll be in trouble
    no te hagas problema ( AmL); don't worry about it
    * * *

     

    problema sustantivo masculino
    problem;
    resolver/solucionar un problema to solve a problem;

    los coches viejos dan muchos problemas old cars give a lot of trouble;
    no te hagas problema (AmL) don't worry about it
    problema sustantivo masculino problem: les está dando muchos problemas, it is giving them a lot of trouble
    problemas económicos, financial difficulties

    ' problema' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abordar
    - acotar
    - circunscribirse
    - comprensión
    - conciencia
    - concienciarse
    - conjuntamente
    - contingente
    - deforestación
    - desarrollo
    - desforestación
    - desmenuzar
    - diferente
    - drogodependencia
    - eficacia
    - encarar
    - endemoniada
    - endemoniado
    - enfocar
    - enfocada
    - enfocado
    - enfoque
    - enrevesada
    - enrevesado
    - enunciado
    - inconveniente
    - intrincada
    - intrincado
    - magnitud
    - mano
    - orden
    - plantear
    - presentarse
    - profundizar
    - profundidad
    - radicar
    - raíz
    - remediar
    - remontar
    - replantear
    - resolución
    - resolver
    - robar
    - rompecabezas
    - salida
    - sencilla
    - sencillez
    - sencillo
    - sensibilizar
    - sinsabor
    English:
    answer
    - appreciate
    - appreciation
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arithmetic
    - attack
    - avenue
    - awkward
    - bit
    - bypass
    - can
    - care
    - central
    - come up
    - compound
    - deal with
    - define
    - devil
    - difficulty
    - emerge
    - emotional
    - form
    - formidable
    - graft
    - grapple
    - growing
    - hard
    - hassle
    - ignore
    - issue
    - knotty
    - knowledge
    - land
    - lie
    - magnitude
    - major
    - matter
    - meditate
    - meet with
    - nut
    - object
    - outstanding
    - overcome
    - pin down
    - pose
    - present
    - problem
    - question
    - relation
    * * *
    1. [dificultad] problem;
    el problema del terrorismo the terrorist problem, the problem of terrorism;
    los niños no causan más que problemas children cause nothing but trouble o problems;
    no quiero más problemas I don't want any more trouble;
    el problema es que no nos queda tiempo the problem o thing is that we don't have any time left;
    Am
    no te hagas problema don't worry about it
    2. [matemático] problem;
    resolver un problema to solve a problem
    * * *
    m problem;
    sin problema without difficulty, without any problems
    * * *
    : problem
    * * *
    problema n problem

    Spanish-English dictionary > problema

  • 4 resolver

    v.
    1 to resolve (solucionar) (duda, crisis).
    Ella resuelve el asunto She resolves the issue.
    2 to settle (partido, disputa, conflicto).
    una canasta en el último segundo resolvió el partido a favor del equipo visitante a basket in the last second of the game secured victory for the visitors
    3 to solve, to work out, to figure out, to find the solution to.
    Ella resuelve el caso She solves the case.
    4 to resolve to, to decide to, to make one's mind to.
    Ella resuelve partir She resolves to leave.
    5 to take a resolution, to resolve, to rule.
    6 to annul.
    Ella resuelve el juicio She annuls the trial.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ MOVER], like link=mover mover (pp resuelto,-a)
    1 (solucionar - gen) to resolve, solve; (- asunto, conflicto) to resolve, settle; (- dificultad) to overcome
    2 (decidir) to resolve, decide (-, to)
    3 (deshacer) to resolve
    4 QUÍMICA to dissolve
    1 (solucionarse) to be solved; (resultar) to work out
    2 (reducirse) to end up (en, in), turn out
    3 (decidirse) to resolve (a, -), make up one's mind (a, to), decide (a, to)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    ( pp resuelto)
    1. VT
    1) [+ problema] to solve; [+ duda] to settle; [+ asunto] to decide, settle; [+ crimen] to solve
    2) (Quím) to dissolve
    3) [+ cuerpo de materiales] to analyse, divide up, resolve (en into)
    2. VI
    1) (=juzgar) to rule, decide

    resolver a favor de algnto rule o decide in sb's favour

    2) (=decidirse por)
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <crimen/problema> to solve; <asunto/conflicto> to resolve, settle

    ¿me puedes resolver una duda? — could you clear up one point for me?

    2) ( decidir) to decide

    resolver + inf — to decide o resolve to + inf

    2.
    resolver vi juez to rule, decide
    3.
    resolverse v pron to decide
    * * *
    = resolve, solve, sort out, work out, get to + the bottom of, unravel, get to + the root of.
    Ex. The technology can, at the same time, be used to make its single greatest contribution by serving as the medium by which the incompatible requirements imposed on the catalog are resolved.
    Ex. I must warn you though that this might not solve anything.
    Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex. The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex. He does not always get to the bottom of the questions raised in this ambitious study.
    Ex. Patents abstracting is a special skill, involving not only a technical knowledge, but also a facility for unravelling the special legalistic jargon in which patents abound.
    Ex. One of them snipped Ben Kline's life short, and Marla's determined to get to the root of a case that's anything but cut and dried.
    ----
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * asunto sin resolver = unfinished business, unresolved matter.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * resolver el dilema = tell + the tale.
    * resolver el dilema de forma contundente = clinch + the argument.
    * resolver las cuestiones menores = work out + details.
    * resolver las diferencias = iron out + differences, resolve + Posesivo + differences, settling of differences, flatten out + differences, flush out + differences, settle + Posesivo + differences.
    * resolver las dudas = solve + Posesivo + doubts.
    * resolver los pormenores = work out + details.
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver una crisis = solve + crisis.
    * resolver una cuestión = resolve + point, resolve + question, issue + settle.
    * resolver una diferencia = negotiate + difference.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.
    * resolver una necesidad = address + requirement.
    * resolver una situación = manage + situation, resolve + situation.
    * resolver un caso = crack + a case.
    * resolver un dilema = resolve + dilemma.
    * resolver un litigio = settle + dispute.
    * resolver un misterio = solve + mystery, unravel + mystery.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <crimen/problema> to solve; <asunto/conflicto> to resolve, settle

    ¿me puedes resolver una duda? — could you clear up one point for me?

    2) ( decidir) to decide

    resolver + inf — to decide o resolve to + inf

    2.
    resolver vi juez to rule, decide
    3.
    resolverse v pron to decide
    * * *
    = resolve, solve, sort out, work out, get to + the bottom of, unravel, get to + the root of.

    Ex: The technology can, at the same time, be used to make its single greatest contribution by serving as the medium by which the incompatible requirements imposed on the catalog are resolved.

    Ex: I must warn you though that this might not solve anything.
    Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex: The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex: He does not always get to the bottom of the questions raised in this ambitious study.
    Ex: Patents abstracting is a special skill, involving not only a technical knowledge, but also a facility for unravelling the special legalistic jargon in which patents abound.
    Ex: One of them snipped Ben Kline's life short, and Marla's determined to get to the root of a case that's anything but cut and dried.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * asunto sin resolver = unfinished business, unresolved matter.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * problema difícil de resolver = tough nut to crack, hard nut to crack, brain tickler.
    * resolver el dilema = tell + the tale.
    * resolver el dilema de forma contundente = clinch + the argument.
    * resolver las cuestiones menores = work out + details.
    * resolver las diferencias = iron out + differences, resolve + Posesivo + differences, settling of differences, flatten out + differences, flush out + differences, settle + Posesivo + differences.
    * resolver las dudas = solve + Posesivo + doubts.
    * resolver los pormenores = work out + details.
    * resolver los problemas = iron out + the bugs.
    * resolver una crisis = solve + crisis.
    * resolver una cuestión = resolve + point, resolve + question, issue + settle.
    * resolver una diferencia = negotiate + difference.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.
    * resolver una necesidad = address + requirement.
    * resolver una situación = manage + situation, resolve + situation.
    * resolver un caso = crack + a case.
    * resolver un dilema = resolve + dilemma.
    * resolver un litigio = settle + dispute.
    * resolver un misterio = solve + mystery, unravel + mystery.
    * resolver un problema = resolve + issue, resolve + problem, solve + problem, work out + problem, unlock + problem, settle + problem, sort out + problem, clear up + problem, work + problem + through, address + limitation, straighten out + problem, iron out + problem, work out + kink.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * tener un problema medio resuelto = have + problem half licked.

    * * *
    vt
    A ‹crimen/problema› to solve; ‹asunto/conflicto› to resolve, settle
    unas dificultades que estoy tratando de resolver some difficulties that I am trying to solve o sort out
    a ver si me resuelves una duda I wonder if you could clear up one point for me
    tiene resuelto su futuro his future is settled
    B (decidir) to decide
    ¿qué has resuelto? what have you decided?
    el gol que resolvió el partido ( period); the goal that decided o settled the game
    resolver + INF to decide o resolve to + INF
    resolvieron no comunicarles los resultados they decided o resolved not to tell them the results
    C ‹contrato› to end, terminate
    ■ resolver
    vi
    «juez» to rule, decide
    to decide
    se resolvieron por la segunda opción or a favor de la segunda opción they decided on the second option
    se resolvieron a aceptar la propuesta they decided o resolved o made up their minds to accept the proposal
    no se resuelve a abandonarlo she can't bring herself to leave him
    * * *

     

    resolver ( conjugate resolver) verbo transitivo
    a)crimen/problema/misterio to solve, clear up;

    asunto/conflicto to resolve, settle;
    duda to clear up;


    resolver verbo transitivo
    1 (tomar una determinación) to resolve
    2 (un asunto, problema) to solve, resolve: debo resolver algunas cuestiones antes de irme, I need to sort out some problems before I go
    3 (zanjar) to settle: aquel gol resolvió el partido, that goal settled the match
    ' resolver' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    multiplicación
    - pendiente
    - sacar
    - solventar
    - vida
    - asignatura
    - chabolismo
    - definitivamente
    - diferencia
    - problema
    - resuelto
    English:
    air
    - answer
    - arbitration
    - arithmetic
    - clear up
    - clinch
    - clue
    - crack
    - decide
    - dispose of
    - go on
    - grapple
    - iron out
    - knowledge
    - mismanage
    - open-and-shut
    - resolve
    - rule out
    - settle
    - slug out
    - smooth out
    - solve
    - sort out
    - straighten out
    - trouble
    - work out
    - figure
    - go
    - iron
    - rule
    - straighten
    - thrash
    - unsettled
    - work
    * * *
    vt
    1. [solucionar] [duda, crisis] to resolve;
    [problema, caso, crucigrama, acertijo] to solve
    2. [partido, disputa, conflicto] to settle;
    una canasta en el último segundo resolvió el partido a favor del equipo visitante a basket in the last second of the game secured victory for the visitors
    3. [decidir]
    resolver hacer algo to decide to do sth;
    resolvió llamar a la policía she decided to call the police
    * * *
    <part resuelto> v/t problema solve
    * * *
    resolver {89} vt
    1) : to resolve, to settle
    2) : to decide
    * * *
    1. (solucionar) to solve
    2. (ocuparse de) to sort out / to settle
    3. (decidir) to decide

    Spanish-English dictionary > resolver

  • 5 capacidad

    f.
    1 capacity (cabida).
    con capacidad para quinientas personas with a capacity of five hundred
    este teatro tiene capacidad para mil doscientos espectadores this theater can seat one thousand two hundred people
    2 ability (aptitud, talento, potencial).
    no tener capacidad para algo/para hacer algo to be no good at something/at doing something
    capacidad adquisitiva purchasing power
    capacidad de concentración ability to concentrate
    capacidad ofensiva fire power
    3 throughput.
    * * *
    1 (gen) capacity
    2 figurado (habilidad) capability, ability
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) ability, capability
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de vehículo, teatro, depósito] capacity

    un disquete con capacidad de 1.44 MB — a diskette with a capacity of 1.44 MB

    capacidad: 40 viajeros sentados — seating capacity: 40

    un avión con capacidad para 155 pasajeros — a 155-seater aircraft, an aircraft that can carry 155 passengers

    capacidad de carga — carrying capacity, freight capacity

    medida 1)
    2) (=habilidad) ability

    capacidad adquisitiva — (Com) purchasing power, buying power

    capacidad de convocatoria[de orador] pulling power; [de huelga, manifestación] appeal, popular appeal

    capacidad de ganancia — (Com) earning power, earning capacity

    capacidad de trabajo, tiene una enorme capacidad de trabajo — she can get through a tremendous amount of work, she has an enormous capacity for hard work

    3) (=autoridad) authority
    4) (Jur) capacity
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competencia) ability
    b) ( potencial) capacity

    capacidad de or para + inf — ability o capacity to + inf

    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros — (Col) they have the capacity to handle more passengers

    c) (Der) capacity
    2) ( cupo) capacity
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( competencia) ability
    b) ( potencial) capacity

    capacidad de or para + inf — ability o capacity to + inf

    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros — (Col) they have the capacity to handle more passengers

    c) (Der) capacity
    2) ( cupo) capacity
    * * *
    capacidad1
    1 = ability, capability, competence, appetite, capacity, hat, aptitude, faculty.

    Ex: The ability to search on word stems is particularly valuable where the text to be searched is in free-language format.

    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter and the catalog card but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex: In order that you should be able to perform these required skills with greater competence, selected elements of the theory of subject indexing will be included.
    Ex: Such machines will have enourmous appetites.
    Ex: Older people have suffered some losses in sensory and physical capacity, and newer teaching techniques might intimidate them.
    Ex: The city librarian has commonly been a general cultural consultant, often with more than one hat, with the curatorship of the museum and/or art gallery as additional offices.
    Ex: In tracking, schools categorize according to measures of intelligence, achievement, or aptitude and then assign students to ability or interest-grouped classes = En la subdivisión de los alumnos en clases según su nivel académico, las escuelas agrupan a los alumnos de acuerdo con su nivel de inteligencia, habilidad o aptitud y luego los asignan a las clases según su capacidad o por sus intereses.
    Ex: Sophia no sooner saw Blifil than she turned pale, and almost lost the use of all her faculties.
    * actuar por encima de {Posesivo} capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * capacidad académica = academic ability.
    * capacidad analítica = analytical capacity.
    * capacidad cognitiva = cognitive ability, cognitive capacity.
    * capacidad comunicativa = speaking skills.
    * capacidad crediticia = credit standing.
    * capacidad crítica = critical skills, critical awareness, critical faculty.
    * capacidad crítica de los programas televisivos = teleliteracy.
    * capacidad de absorción = absorptive capacity, absorptive capability.
    * capacidad de búsqueda = searching power.
    * capacidad de comercialización = marketability.
    * capacidad de comprensión = listening skills, understanding capacity.
    * capacidad de discriminación = discriminating power.
    * capacidad deductiva = heuristic power.
    * capacidad de enganche = holding power.
    * capacidad de escuchar = listening skills.
    * capacidad de interpretar imágenes = visual literacy.
    * capacidad de interpretar información estadística = graphic literacy, spatial literacy, statistical literacy.
    * capacidad de leer = reading skills.
    * capacidad de manejar la información = information handling.
    * capacidad de mantener la atención = attention span.
    * capacidad de negociación = bargaining power.
    * capacidad de procesamiento = throughput, processing power.
    * capacidad de producción = throughput.
    * capacidad de promoción = promotability.
    * capacidad de razonamiento = thinking skills.
    * capacidad de resolver problemas = problem-solving ability.
    * capacidad de retención = holding power.
    * capacidad de saber leer y escribir = literacy skills.
    * capacidad económica = earning capacity, earning power.
    * capacidades informáticas = computer skills.
    * capacidad física = physical capability.
    * capacidad informática = computing power.
    * capacidad intelectual = intellectual ability.
    * capacidad lingüística = language skill.
    * capacidad mental = brainpower [brain power], mental capability.
    * desarrollar la capacidad de = gain in + the ability to.
    * desarrollar las capacidades = fulfil + potential.
    * desarrollo de capacidades = capacity building.
    * en + Posesivo + capacidad como = in + Posesivo + capacity as.
    * no actuando en capacidad de autor = non-authorial.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * tener la capacidad de = have + the potential (to/for).

    capacidad2
    2 = capacity, headroom.
    Nota: Literalmente, espacio sobre la cabeza y de ahí el significado de "espacio para crecer".

    Ex: Marginal storage cards normally have capacity for storing citations and abstracts.

    Ex: I was also encouraged to read a subscriber to this list has over 40,000 items meaning this software has plenty of headroom = También me sentí animado al leer que un miembro de esta lista tiene más de 40.000 registros lo que significa que este software tiene bastante capacidad.
    * alcanzar el límite de + Posesivo + capacidad = stretch + Nombre + beyond the breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to the limit.
    * capacidad de almacenamiento = storage capacity.
    * capacidad excesiva = overcapacity [over-capacity].
    * capacidad para libros = book capacity.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * de gran capacidad = large-capacity, high capacity.
    * de mucha capacidad = capacious.
    * funcionar a plena capacidad = be fully into + Posesivo + stride.
    * llegar al límite de + Posesivo + capacidad = stretch + Nombre + beyond the breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to breaking point, stretch + Nombre + to the limit.

    * * *
    A
    1 (competencia) ability
    nadie pone en duda su capacidad no one doubts his ability o capability
    una persona de gran capacidad a person of great ability, a very able o capable person
    2 (potencial) capacity capacidad DE algo:
    su capacidad de comunicación their ability to communicate
    capacidad DE or PARA + INF capacity o ability to + INF
    la capacidad de grabar durante 24 horas seguidas the ability o capacity to record non-stop for 24 hours
    están en capacidad de despachar más pasajeros ( Col); they have the capacity to handle more passengers
    3 ( Der) capacity
    capacidad civil/legal civil/legal capacity
    Compuestos:
    purchasing power
    capacidad crediticia or de crédito
    creditworthiness
    borrowing capacity
    firepower
    creditworthiness
    production capacity
    physical capacity
    mental capacity
    production capacity
    la capacidad del depósito es de unos 40 litros the tank has a capacity of o holds about 40 liters
    Compuesto:
    freight o cargo capacity
    * * *

     

    capacidad sustantivo femenino
    1



    capacidad de or para hacer algo ability o capacity to do sth
    c) (Der) capacity

    2 ( cupo) capacity
    capacidad sustantivo femenino
    1 (disposición) capacity, ability
    2 (de un local, armario, etc) capacity: este cine tiene capacidad para mil personas, this cinema can hold up to one thousand people
    ' capacidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aguante
    - cabida
    - competencia
    - don
    - dote
    - error
    - expresar
    - facultad
    - genio
    - habla
    - hablarse
    - incapaz
    - mayor
    - palabra
    - poder
    - raciocinio
    - saber
    - sentida
    - sentido
    - servir
    - solvencia
    - talento
    - techo
    - ver
    - virtud
    - visión
    - volumen
    - arroba
    - comprensión
    - criterio
    - cupo
    - entendimiento
    - incapacidad
    - observación
    - potencial
    - sobrepasar
    - triplicar
    English:
    ability
    - accommodate
    - admire
    - aptitude
    - attention span
    - attest
    - capacity
    - carload
    - cast
    - endurance
    - idle
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - manufacturing capacity
    - moot
    - movement
    - power
    - qualification
    - truckload
    - uncanny
    - underrated
    - volume
    - capability
    - hold
    - justice
    - resilience
    - resilient
    - seat
    - stretch
    - take
    - three-quarters
    * * *
    1. [cabida] capacity;
    unidades de capacidad units of capacity;
    capacidad máxima [en ascensor] maximum load;
    con capacidad para 500 personas with a capacity of 500;
    este teatro tiene capacidad para 1.200 espectadores this theatre can seat 1,200 people
    Informát capacidad de almacenamiento storage capacity;
    capacidad de carga cargo capacity;
    capacidad eléctrica [de condensador] capacitance;
    Informát capacidad de memoria memory capacity;
    capacidad pulmonar lung capacity
    2. [aptitud, talento, potencial] ability;
    no tener capacidad para algo/para hacer algo to be no good at sth/at doing sth
    capacidad adquisitiva purchasing power;
    capacidad de aprendizaje ability to learn;
    capacidad de concentración ability to concentrate;
    Fin capacidad de endeudamiento borrowing capacity o power;
    capacidad de fabricación manufacturing capacity;
    capacidad de gestión managerial skills;
    capacidad ofensiva fire power;
    capacidad de producción production capacity;
    capacidad de reacción ability to react o respond;
    capacidad de respuesta ability to react o respond
    3. Der capacity
    * * *
    f
    1 capacity;
    medida de capacidad cubic measure
    2 ( aptitud) competence
    * * *
    1) : capacity
    2) : capability, ability
    * * *
    1. (en general) capacity
    el ferry tiene una capacidad para 800 pasajeros the ferry has a capacity of 800 passengers / the ferry can carry 800 passengers
    2. (aptitud) ability

    Spanish-English dictionary > capacidad

  • 6 constante

    adj.
    2 constant.
    3 unchanging, uniform, consistent, constant.
    4 dedicated, hardworking.
    f.
    1 constant.
    2 Constante.
    * * *
    1 (invariable) constant
    2 (persona) steadfast
    1 MATEMÁTICAS constant
    \
    constantes vitales vital signs
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=continuado) constant
    2) (=frecuente) constant
    3) (=perseverante) [persona] persevering
    4) (Fís) [velocidad, temperatura, presión] constant
    2. SF
    1) (=factor predominante)

    el mar es una constante en su obrathe sea is a constant theme o an ever-present theme in his work

    2) (Mat) constant
    3) (Med)
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.
    Ex. Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.
    Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex. An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    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. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex. Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex. The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex. In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex. The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex. With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex. Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    ----
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.
    * * *
    I
    1) ( continuo) constant
    2) ( perseverante) < persona> persevering
    II
    a) (Mat) constant
    b) ( característica) constant feature
    c) constantes femenino plural (Med) tb
    * * *
    = constant, continual, continued, continuing, continuous, even, ongoing [on-going], persistent, regular, unvarying, steadfast, perpetual, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], abiding, unfailing, unabated, constant, standing, unflagging, assiduous, on-the-go, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless, persevering.

    Ex: Film and videotape are stored on the premises in vaults situated at the back of the library and are air conditioned to ensure a constant temperature.

    Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Book form was generally regarded as too inflexible for library catalogues, especially where the catalogue required regular updating to cater for continuing and gradual expansion of the collection.
    Ex: An unvarying level of illumination, heating, cooling, ventilation and acoustics will give the even type of environment needed in an academic library.
    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    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: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: The revision and correction of reference works is an abiding concern to the librarian and the user.
    Ex: Public libraries can be characterized by an unfailing flexibility and sincere intent to help people solve problems.
    Ex: The demand for English as the world's lingua franca continues unabated.
    Ex: In this formula, curly brackets {} indicate activities, and alpha, beta and gamma are constants = En esta fórmula, las llaves {} indican actividades y alfa, beta y gamma son las constantes.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: Colleagues from all the regions of the world harnessed their combined intellectual capital, tenacity, good will and unflagging spirit of volunteerism for the good of our profession = Colegas de todas las regiones del mundo utilizaron su capital intelectual, su tenacidad, su buena voluntad y su inagotable espíritu de voluntarismo para el bien de nuestra profesión.
    Ex: The management of a large number of digital images requires assiduous attention to all stages of production.
    Ex: With technologies such as SMS, Podcasting, voice over IP (VoIP), and more becoming increasingly mainstream, the potential to provide instant, on-the-go reference is limitless.
    Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    Ex: Napoleon Bonaparte said: 'Victory belongs to the most persevering' and 'Ability is of little account without opportunity'.
    * constante de bajada = slope constant.
    * constante flujo de = steady stream of.
    * constante vital = vital sign.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * en constante expansión = ever-expanding, ever-growing.
    * en constante movimiento = on the go.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * mantenimiento de las constantes vitales = life support.
    * máquina que mantiene las constantes vitales = life-support system.
    * permanecer constante = remain + constant.
    * que está en constante evolución = ever-evolving.
    * serie constante de = steady stream of.
    * ser una constante = be a constant.

    * * *
    A
    1 (continuo) constant
    estaba sometido a una constante vigilancia he was kept under constant surveillance
    2 ‹tema/motivo› constant
    B (perseverante) persevering
    1 ( Mat) constant
    2 (característica) constant feature
    las escaseces han sido una constante durante los últimos siete años shortages have been a constant feature of the last seven years
    durante estas fechas las colas son una constante en las tiendas at this time of year queues are a regular feature in the shops
    una constante en su obra a constant theme in his work
    el malhumor es una constante en él he's always in a bad mood
    constantes vitales vital signs (pl)
    * * *

     

    constante adjetivo


    ■ sustantivo femenino
    a) (Mat) constant


    c)

    constantes sustantivo femenino plural (Med) tb constantes vitales vital signs (pl)

    constante
    I adjetivo
    1 (tenaz) steadfast: es una persona constante en sus ambiciones, he is steadfast in his ambitions
    2 (incesante, sin variaciones) constant, incessant, unchanging: me mareaba el constante barullo que había allí, the constant racket there made me dizzy
    II sustantivo femenino
    1 constant feature: los desengaños fueron una constante a lo largo de su vida, disappointments were a constant during his lifetime
    2 Mat constant
    ' constante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fiel
    - salario
    - sangría
    English:
    constant
    - continual
    - cruise
    - equable
    - even
    - incessant
    - recurrent
    - steadily
    - steady
    - unfailing
    - uniform
    - unremitting
    - break
    - consistent
    - drive
    - eternal
    - niggling
    - persistent
    - wear
    * * *
    adj
    1. [persona] [en una empresa] persistent;
    [en ideas, opiniones] steadfast;
    se mantuvo constante en su esfuerzo he persevered in his efforts
    2. [lluvia, atención] constant, persistent;
    [temperatura] constant
    3. [que se repite] constant
    nf
    1. [rasgo] constant;
    las desilusiones han sido una constante en su vida disappointments have been a constant feature in her life;
    las tormentas son una constante en sus cuadros storms are an ever-present feature in his paintings;
    la violencia es una constante histórica en la región the region has known violence throughout its history
    2. Mat constant
    3. constantes vitales vital signs;
    * * *
    I adj constant
    II f MAT constant
    * * *
    : constant
    : constant
    * * *
    constante adj (continuo) constant

    Spanish-English dictionary > constante

  • 7 asegurado1

    1 = assured, continued, guaranteed, sure-fire [surefire].
    Ex. The future of DC is assured.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. This problem arises in real time multimedia applications, which often requires a guaranteed bandwidth and bounded delay to ensure that the quality of service is met = Este problema surge en las aplicaciones multimedia en tiempo real, que a menudo necesitan un ancho de banda garantizado y un retraso limitado para asegurar la calidad del servicio.
    Ex. For example, asking where someone was born is not a sure-fire way of finding out what their accent is and may lead to erroneous assumptions.
    ----
    * de éxito asegurado = sure-fire [surefire].

    Spanish-English dictionary > asegurado1

  • 8 con objetivos específicos

    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    * * *

    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con objetivos específicos

  • 9 continuado

    adj.
    continued, continual, prolonged.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: continuar.
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SM Cono Sur a cinema showing films in continuous performance
    * * *
    masculino (CS) movie theater (AmE) o (BrE) cinema ( with continuous performances)
    * * *
    = continued, continuous, prolonged, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.].
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. There was a heavy and prolonged silence as Datto scrambled through his mind, trying to recollect the details of the event that had apparently trigerred this violent reaction.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    * * *
    masculino (CS) movie theater (AmE) o (BrE) cinema ( with continuous performances)
    * * *
    = continued, continuous, prolonged, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.].

    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.

    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: There was a heavy and prolonged silence as Datto scrambled through his mind, trying to recollect the details of the event that had apparently trigerred this violent reaction.
    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.

    * * *
    (CS)
    movie theater ( AmE) o ( BrE) cinema ( with continuous performances)
    * * *
    CSur cinema, US movie theater [with continuous performance]

    Spanish-English dictionary > continuado

  • 10 continuo

    adj.
    1 continuous, around-the-clock, constant, round-the-clock.
    Una función continua (no discreta) A continuous function (not discrete)...
    2 nonstop.
    3 continuous, one-piece, non broken.
    4 continuous, not discrete, indiscrete.
    Una función continua (no discreta) A continuous function (not discrete)...
    m.
    1 continuum, whole, undivided whole.
    2 continuo, bass accompaniment in a musical score.
    * * *
    1 (seguido) continuous
    2 (continuado) continual, constant
    1 (todo) continuum
    2 (de gente) flow
    \
    corriente continua direct current
    movimiento continuo perpetual motion
    ————————
    1 (todo) continuum
    2 (de gente) flow
    * * *
    (f. - continua)
    adj.
    continuous, constant
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=ininterrumpido) [línea, fila] continuous; [dolor, movimiento, crecimiento] constant, continuous; [pesadilla, molestia] constant

    la presencia continua de los militares lo hacía todo más difícilthe constant o continuous presence of the soldiers made everything more difficult

    evaluación 2), sesión 3)
    2) (=frecuente, repetido) [llamadas, amenazas, críticas, cambios] constant, continual
    3) (Fís) [movimiento] perpetual
    4) (Elec) [corriente] direct
    5) (Ling) continuous
    6)
    2.
    SM (Fís) continuum
    * * *
    I
    - nua adjetivo
    a) ( sin interrupción) < dolor> constant; <movimiento/sonido> continuous, constant; < lucha> continual
    b) ( frecuente) <llamadas/viajes> continual, constant
    c)
    II
    continuum masculino (frml) continuum
    * * *
    = continual, continued, continuing, continuous, ongoing [on-going], persistent, running, sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], continuum, uninterrupted, long-term, everlasting, unrelieved, back-to-back, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless.
    Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Tom Hernandez knew that there had been a ' running feud' between Lespran and Balzac during the last year or so.
    Ex. Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex. For this purpose it is assumed that the usual 23-letter latin alphabet, or an uninterrupted series of numerals, is used for signing the gatherings.
    Ex. Many long-term residents feel that Junctionville should be governed the way it was before Groome appeared -- by 'good old boys' who had worked their way up, who eschewed issues, and who faithfully rewarded their cronies.
    Ex. Appraisal is the single most important function performed by an archivist because it has wide-reaching and everlasting social implications.
    Ex. Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex. The conference program includes back-to-back papers on techniques for sorting Unicode data.
    Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    ----
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting.
    * flujo continuo = continuum.
    * formación continua = continuing training.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace learning.
    * máquina continua de papel = paper-making machine.
    * miedo continuo = nagging fear.
    * paginación continua = continuous pagination.
    * papel continuo de periódico = newsprint.
    * papel perforado continuo = continuous computer stationery.
    * temor continuo = nagging fear.
    * texto continuo = stream of text.
    * * *
    I
    - nua adjetivo
    a) ( sin interrupción) < dolor> constant; <movimiento/sonido> continuous, constant; < lucha> continual
    b) ( frecuente) <llamadas/viajes> continual, constant
    c)
    II
    continuum masculino (frml) continuum
    * * *
    = continual, continued, continuing, continuous, ongoing [on-going], persistent, running, sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], continuum, uninterrupted, long-term, everlasting, unrelieved, back-to-back, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless.

    Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.

    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Tom Hernandez knew that there had been a ' running feud' between Lespran and Balzac during the last year or so.
    Ex: Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.
    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex: For this purpose it is assumed that the usual 23-letter latin alphabet, or an uninterrupted series of numerals, is used for signing the gatherings.
    Ex: Many long-term residents feel that Junctionville should be governed the way it was before Groome appeared -- by 'good old boys' who had worked their way up, who eschewed issues, and who faithfully rewarded their cronies.
    Ex: Appraisal is the single most important function performed by an archivist because it has wide-reaching and everlasting social implications.
    Ex: Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex: The conference program includes back-to-back papers on techniques for sorting Unicode data.
    Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting.
    * flujo continuo = continuum.
    * formación continua = continuing training.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace learning.
    * máquina continua de papel = paper-making machine.
    * miedo continuo = nagging fear.
    * paginación continua = continuous pagination.
    * papel continuo de periódico = newsprint.
    * papel perforado continuo = continuous computer stationery.
    * temor continuo = nagging fear.
    * texto continuo = stream of text.

    * * *
    1 ‹dolor› (sin interrupción) constant; ‹movimiento/sonido› continuous, constant; ‹lucha› continual
    2 (frecuente) ‹llamadas/viajes› continual, constant
    estoy harto de sus continuas protestas I'm fed up of his continual o constant complaining
    3
    ( frml)
    continuum
    * * *

     

    Del verbo continuar: ( conjugate continuar)

    continúo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    continuó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    continuar    
    continuo
    continuar ( conjugate continuar) verbo transitivo
    to continue
    verbo intransitivo [guerra/espectáculo/vida] to continue;
    si las cosas continúan así if things go on o continue like this;


    ( on signs) continuará to be continued;

    continuo con algo to continue with sth;
    continuó diciendo que … she went on to say that …
    continuo -nua adjetivo

    movimiento/sonido continuous, constant;
    lucha continual
    b) ( frecuente) ‹llamadas/viajes continual, constant

    continuar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 to continue, carry on (with)
    2 (seguir en un lugar) continúa viviendo en Brasil, he's still living in Brazil
    3 (seguir sucediendo) continúa lloviendo, it is still raining
    (una película) continuará, to be continued ➣ Ver nota en continue
    continuo,-a adjetivo
    1 (incesante) continuous
    corriente continua, direct current
    Auto línea continua, solid white line
    sesión continua, continuous showing
    2 (repetido) continual, constant
    sus continuos reproches, his endless reproaches
    ' continuo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    continua
    - continuamente
    - intranquila
    - intranquilo
    - constante
    - continuar
    - horario
    English:
    ago
    - begin
    - continual
    - continuous
    - now
    - pause
    - perpetual
    - perpetual motion
    - persistent
    - rattle on
    - solid
    - teethe
    - unbroken
    - ache
    - endless
    - running
    - steady
    * * *
    continuo, -a
    adj
    1. [ininterrumpido] continuous;
    las continuas lluvias obligaron a suspender el partido the continuous rain forced them to call off the game
    2. [perseverante] continual;
    me irritan sus continuas preguntas her continual questioning irritates me
    3. [unido] continuous;
    papel continuo continuous stationery
    nm
    1. [sucesión] succession, series
    2. Fís continuum
    3. Ling continuum
    de continuo loc adv
    continually
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( sin parar) continuous;
    de continuo constantly
    2 ( frecuente) continual
    * * *
    continuo, - nua adj
    : continuous, steady, constant
    * * *
    1. (ininterrumpido) continuous
    2. (repetido) continual

    Spanish-English dictionary > continuo

  • 11 corteza cerebral

    f.
    cerebral cortex, cortex.
    * * *
    cerebral cortex
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. The cerebral cortex is a kind of problem-solving and memorizing device.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: The cerebral cortex is a kind of problem-solving and memorizing device.

    * * *
    ANAT cerebral cortex

    Spanish-English dictionary > corteza cerebral

  • 12 córtex

    m.
    cortex.
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino cortex
    * * *
    = cerebral cortex, cortex.
    Ex. The cerebral cortex is a kind of problem-solving and memorizing device.
    Ex. Chapter 1, on memory and the brain, explains brain cells, the cortex, function of the cerebral lobes, and other brain structures.
    ----
    * córtex visual = visual cortex.
    * del córtex = cortical.
    * * *
    masculino cortex
    * * *
    = cerebral cortex, cortex.

    Ex: The cerebral cortex is a kind of problem-solving and memorizing device.

    Ex: Chapter 1, on memory and the brain, explains brain cells, the cortex, function of the cerebral lobes, and other brain structures.
    * córtex visual = visual cortex.
    * del córtex = cortical.

    * * *
    cortex
    * * *
    córtex nm inv
    Anat cortex

    Spanish-English dictionary > córtex

  • 13 dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene

    (v.) = oversell
    Ex. Has the library and information profession, by oversell and too narrow development programmes, encouraged exaggerated expectations in developing countries as to the power of information in problem solving?.
    * * *
    (v.) = oversell

    Ex: Has the library and information profession, by oversell and too narrow development programmes, encouraged exaggerated expectations in developing countries as to the power of information in problem solving?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar a Algo más importancia de la que tiene

  • 14 desarrollo de material educativo

    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    * * *

    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desarrollo de material educativo

  • 15 desatascar

    v.
    1 to unblock.
    2 to pull out of the mud, to pull out.
    Ricardo desatascó el auto Richard pulled the car out of the mud.
    3 to unclog, to clear, to unblock.
    La potasa desatascó las tuberías The potash unclogged the pipes.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to unblock, clear
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ cañería] to clear, unblock
    2) [+ carro] to pull out of the mud
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cañería/fregadero> to unblock, clear
    2.
    desatascarse v pron cañería/fregadero to unblock; carretera to clear
    * * *
    = unblock, unclog.
    Ex. A series of studies conducted to identify the factors that block and unblock problem solving is described.
    Ex. Fortunately, most toilet bowls can be unclogged with a plunger, often referred to as a plumber's friend.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <cañería/fregadero> to unblock, clear
    2.
    desatascarse v pron cañería/fregadero to unblock; carretera to clear
    * * *
    = unblock, unclog.

    Ex: A series of studies conducted to identify the factors that block and unblock problem solving is described.

    Ex: Fortunately, most toilet bowls can be unclogged with a plunger, often referred to as a plumber's friend.

    * * *
    desatascar [A2 ]
    vt
    ‹cañería/fregadero› to unblock, clear
    «cañería/fregadero» to unblock; «carretera» to clear
    * * *

    desatascar ( conjugate desatascar) verbo transitivocañería/fregadero to unblock, clear
    desatascarse verbo pronominal [cañería/fregadero] to unblock;
    [ carretera] to clear
    desatascar verbo transitivo to unblock, clear
    ' desatascar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    soltar
    English:
    clear
    - unblock
    * * *
    vt
    1. [tubería] to unblock
    2. [negociaciones] to break the deadlock in
    3. [tráfico, carreteras, calles] to clear
    * * *
    v/t unblock
    * * *
    desatascar {72} vt
    : to unblock, to clear

    Spanish-English dictionary > desatascar

  • 16 desbloquear

    v.
    1 to unfreeze (cuenta).
    2 to unblock, to free, to clear, to open.
    El tractor franqueó el trigal The tractor freed the wheat field.
    * * *
    1 TÉCNICA to free
    2 FINANZAS to unfreeze
    3 (un sitio) to lift the blockade on
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=quitar un obstáculo de) [+ caño] to unblock; [+ tráfico] to free, get moving; [+ negociación] to break the stalemate in
    2) (Com, Econ) to unfreeze
    3) (Mil) to break the blockade of
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <carretera/entrada> to clear; < mecanismo> to release, free
    b) <negociaciones/diálogo> to break the deadlock in
    c) (Com, Fin) < cuenta> to unfreeze
    * * *
    = unlock, unblock.
    Ex. This allows borrowers to browse but it is tedious for staff to keep unlocking the case every time a cassette is borrowed or returned.
    Ex. A series of studies conducted to identify the factors that block and unblock problem solving is described.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <carretera/entrada> to clear; < mecanismo> to release, free
    b) <negociaciones/diálogo> to break the deadlock in
    c) (Com, Fin) < cuenta> to unfreeze
    * * *
    = unlock, unblock.

    Ex: This allows borrowers to browse but it is tedious for staff to keep unlocking the case every time a cassette is borrowed or returned.

    Ex: A series of studies conducted to identify the factors that block and unblock problem solving is described.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹carretera/entrada› to clear; ‹mecanismo› to release, free
    2 ‹negociaciones/diálogo›
    a fin de desbloquear las negociaciones with a view to breaking the deadlock in the negotiations
    3 ( Com, Fin) ‹cuenta› to unfreeze
    * * *

    desbloquear ( conjugate desbloquear) verbo transitivo
    a)carretera/entrada to clear;

    mecanismo to release, free
    b)negociaciones/diálogo to break the deadlock in

    c) (Com, Fin) ‹ cuenta to unfreeze

    desbloquear verbo transitivo
    1 (un camino, acceso) to unblock
    2 Mil to raise the blockade on
    3 (una negociación) to get going again
    4 (una cuenta, los salarios) to unfreeze
    ' desbloquear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    destaponar
    English:
    clear
    * * *
    vt
    1. [carretera, redes de comunicaciones, líneas telefónicas] to unblock, to clear
    2. [mecanismo, dispositivo, seguro] to release, to free
    3. [cuenta, fondos] to unfreeze
    4. [negociación, proceso de paz] to end o break the deadlock in, to get moving
    * * *
    v/t
    1 carretera clear; mecanismo free up, unjam; tubería etc clear, unblock; proceso de paz break the logjam in
    2 cuenta bancaria unfreeze
    * * *
    1) : to open up, to clear, to break through
    2) : to free, to release

    Spanish-English dictionary > desbloquear

  • 17 desesperado

    adj.
    desperate, hopeless, despairing, anguished.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desesperar.
    * * *
    1→ link=desesperar desesperar
    1 (sin esperanza) hopeless, desperate
    2 (irritado) exasperated, infuriated
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 desperate person
    \
    a la desesperada figurado as a last hope, in desperation
    como un,-a desesperado,-a figurado like a mad person
    * * *
    (f. - desesperada)
    adj.
    desperate, hopeless
    * * *
    desesperado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=sin esperanza) [persona] desperate; [caso, situación] hopeless

    estar desesperado de algo — to have despaired of sth, have lost hope of sth

    2) [esfuerzo] furious, frenzied
    2.
    SM / F
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo desperate
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = frantic, desperate, in desperation, agonised [agonized, -USA], hopeless, despairing, up against the wall, with + Posesivo + back against the wall, forlorn, frenzied.
    Ex. Frantic assistants fell over each other's feet trying to retrieve tickets from the rows and rows of issue trays = Los frenéticos auxiliares tropezaban unos con otros intentando coger los tickets de las filas y filas de cajones de préstamo.
    Ex. Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
    Ex. When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
    Ex. He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex. This article discusses the pre-revolutionary shortage of books on agriculture economy in 1913, and how existing books only discussed the miserable, hopeless life of the peasants.
    Ex. Sympathetic readers wept with Dwight MacDonald in his despairing plea for the restoration of the English language after first encountering 'Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language'.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Up against the wall: highlights of the Detroit Conference, American Library Association, June 27-July 3'.
    Ex. With his back against the wall, he might judge that he had little choice but to use his weapons of mass destruction in a last-ditch attempt to save his country.
    Ex. The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex. There was a frenzied last-minute rush by Indians to do their bit to see the Taj Mahal through to the elite list of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
    ----
    * en una situación desesperada = in dire straits.
    * estar desesperado = Posesivo + back + be + against the wall.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo desperate
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = frantic, desperate, in desperation, agonised [agonized, -USA], hopeless, despairing, up against the wall, with + Posesivo + back against the wall, forlorn, frenzied.

    Ex: Frantic assistants fell over each other's feet trying to retrieve tickets from the rows and rows of issue trays = Los frenéticos auxiliares tropezaban unos con otros intentando coger los tickets de las filas y filas de cajones de préstamo.

    Ex: Compassion shadowed the trustee's face -- she could see he was desperate -- and compassion was in her voice as she answered: 'All right, I'll go over this afternoon'.
    Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
    Ex: He went back into the house, addressing his Maker in low agonized tones, changed, and started out again.
    Ex: This article discusses the pre-revolutionary shortage of books on agriculture economy in 1913, and how existing books only discussed the miserable, hopeless life of the peasants.
    Ex: Sympathetic readers wept with Dwight MacDonald in his despairing plea for the restoration of the English language after first encountering 'Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language'.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Up against the wall: highlights of the Detroit Conference, American Library Association, June 27-July 3'.
    Ex: With his back against the wall, he might judge that he had little choice but to use his weapons of mass destruction in a last-ditch attempt to save his country.
    Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex: There was a frenzied last-minute rush by Indians to do their bit to see the Taj Mahal through to the elite list of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
    * en una situación desesperada = in dire straits.
    * estar desesperado = Posesivo + back + be + against the wall.

    * * *
    desperate
    una maniobra desesperada a desperate move
    en un intento desesperado por salvarse in a desperate attempt to save himself
    está desesperado porque no sabe cómo lo va a pagar he's desperate o frantic because he doesn't know how he's going to pay
    está desesperado por verte ( fam); he's dying to see you ( colloq)
    desesperado, llegó a pensar en el suicidio he was o felt so desperate that he even contemplated suicide
    miraba desesperado cómo las llamas consumían el edificio he looked on in desperation as the flames consumed the building
    estaba desesperado de dolor the pain was driving him mad, he was in excruciating pain
    a la desesperada in desperation
    masculine, feminine
    come como un desesperado he eats as if he were half-starved ( colloq)
    corrió como un desesperado he ran like crazy o mad ( colloq), he ran as if his life depended on it
    * * *

     

    Del verbo desesperar: ( conjugate desesperar)

    desesperado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    desesperado    
    desesperar
    desesperado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    desperate
    desesperar ( conjugate desesperar) verbo transitivo
    to drive … to distraction o despair
    verbo intransitivo
    to despair, give up hope
    desesperarse verbo pronominal
    to become exasperated
    desesperado,-a adjetivo
    1 (sin esperanza) desperate, hopeless, in despair
    2 (irritado) exasperated, infuriated
    (esfuerzo, intento) frenzied, desperate
    desesperar verbo transitivo
    1 to drive to despair
    2 (poner nervioso, irritado) to exasperate

    ' desesperado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desesperada
    English:
    anything
    - despair
    - despairing
    - desperate
    - frantic
    - hopeless
    - last-ditch
    - agony
    - forlorn
    - frenetic
    - hopelessness
    - last
    - wild
    - wit
    * * *
    desesperado, -a
    adj
    desperate;
    estar desesperado [sin alternativa] to be desperate;
    [sin esperanza] to be in despair;
    lo hice porque estaba desesperado I did it out of desperation;
    gritaba desesperado que lo ayudaran he was screaming frantically for them to help him;
    en un intento desesperado por huir del incendio in a desperate attempt to escape from the fire;
    el estado de la población es desesperado the people are in a desperate state;
    (hacer algo) a la desesperada (to do sth) in desperation
    nm,f
    Fam
    como un desesperado like mad o crazy;
    comer como un desesperado to eat as if one were half-starved
    * * *
    adj in despair;
    a la desesperada out of desperation
    * * *
    desesperado, -da adj
    : desperate, despairing, hopeless
    * * *
    1. (en general) desperate
    2. (situación) hopeless

    Spanish-English dictionary > desesperado

  • 18 dotes diplomáticas

    = diplomatic talents, diplomatic skills
    Ex. When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
    Ex. Although a reference librarian may exercise superb diplomatic skills, such a situation may be corrected only when the bottleneck boss leaves.
    * * *
    = diplomatic talents, diplomatic skills

    Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.

    Ex: Although a reference librarian may exercise superb diplomatic skills, such a situation may be corrected only when the bottleneck boss leaves.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dotes diplomáticas

  • 19 ejercicio y práctica

    Ex. The author defines Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) and classifies it as follows: drill and practice (rote learning); problem solving and simulation, expert systems; and computer managed learning.
    * * *

    Ex: The author defines Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) and classifies it as follows: drill and practice (rote learning); problem solving and simulation, expert systems; and computer managed learning.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ejercicio y práctica

  • 20 enojado

    adj.
    1 angry, furious, cross, mad.
    2 furious, angry, irate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: enojar.
    * * *
    1→ link=enojar enojar
    1 angry, cross
    * * *
    (f. - enojada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ angry, cross, mad (EEUU)

    dijo, enojado — he said angrily

    * * *
    - da adjetivo (esp AmL) angry, mad (esp AmE colloq); ( en menor grado) annoyed, cross (BrE colloq)

    esta enojado contigo — he`s angry/annoyed with you

    * * *
    = annoyed, irate, upset, angry [angrier -comp., angriest -sup.], in a rage, angrily, crossly, irritated, pissed off, ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], exasperated, miffed, out of anger, in a grouch.
    Ex. Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.
    Ex. First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower.
    Ex. He had never seen the children's librarian so upset.
    Ex. The irate patron stance is characterised by very erect posture, an angry facial expression, sustained eye contact, dilated pupils, emphatic head nods, and in rare cases, clenched fists.
    Ex. When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
    Ex. 'Look!' he growled angrily.
    Ex. 'Justine refuses to work in your department, Muriel, if it involves overtime,' she said crossly.
    Ex. Stanley C Holliday hammers home the same message by more whimsical means hinting darkly that a sticky end at the hands of irritated colleagues awaits all librarians who fail to make adequate and accurate notes.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' Pissed Off: The Ethnography of a Heavy Metal Musician'.
    Ex. The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex. He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex. These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex. If either spouse on rare occasions out of frustration or anger slams a door or speaks angry words is it fair to label he or she as an abuser?.
    Ex. Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.
    ----
    * enojado al máximo = mad as hell.
    * estar enojado = get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle.
    * irse enojado dando zapatazos = stomp away.
    * salir enojado dando zapatazos = stomp out of.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (esp AmL) angry, mad (esp AmE colloq); ( en menor grado) annoyed, cross (BrE colloq)

    esta enojado contigo — he`s angry/annoyed with you

    * * *
    = annoyed, irate, upset, angry [angrier -comp., angriest -sup.], in a rage, angrily, crossly, irritated, pissed off, ill-humoured [ill-humored, -USA], exasperated, miffed, out of anger, in a grouch.

    Ex: Your exaggerated coughs and annoyed looks and the oh so dramatic flailing about of your hands and arms when he lights up drive him up a wall.

    Ex: First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower.
    Ex: He had never seen the children's librarian so upset.
    Ex: The irate patron stance is characterised by very erect posture, an angry facial expression, sustained eye contact, dilated pupils, emphatic head nods, and in rare cases, clenched fists.
    Ex: When a library user comes to the reference desk in frustration and desperation -- perhaps in a rage or in tears, it is often an unforgettable (and sometimes unpleasant) opportunity to test one's problem-solving abilities and diplomatic talents.
    Ex: 'Look!' he growled angrily.
    Ex: 'Justine refuses to work in your department, Muriel, if it involves overtime,' she said crossly.
    Ex: Stanley C Holliday hammers home the same message by more whimsical means hinting darkly that a sticky end at the hands of irritated colleagues awaits all librarians who fail to make adequate and accurate notes.
    Ex: The article is entitled ' Pissed Off: The Ethnography of a Heavy Metal Musician'.
    Ex: The presence of this irony in ill-humored short articles from various journalistic sources is described.
    Ex: He was drumming on his desk with exasperated fingers, his mouth quirked at the corners, as if saying: 'Wriggle out of that!'.
    Ex: These are just superfluous rantings of miffed children.
    Ex: If either spouse on rare occasions out of frustration or anger slams a door or speaks angry words is it fair to label he or she as an abuser?.
    Ex: Life is too short to be in a grouch all the time.
    * enojado al máximo = mad as hell.
    * estar enojado = get + Posesivo + knickers in a twist, get + Posesivo + knickers in a bundle, get + Posesivo + panties in a bundle.
    * irse enojado dando zapatazos = stomp away.
    * salir enojado dando zapatazos = stomp out of.

    * * *
    enojado -da
    ( esp AmL) angry, mad ( colloq); (en menor grado) annoyed, cross ( BrE colloq)
    —de ninguna manera —contestó enojado certainly not! he replied angrily
    están enojados y no se hablan they've fallen out o they've had an argument and they aren't speaking to each other
    estar enojado CON algn to be angry/annoyed WITH sb
    * * *

    Del verbo enojar: ( conjugate enojar)

    enojado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    enojado    
    enojar
    enojado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (esp AmL) angry, mad (esp AmE colloq);


    ( en menor grado) annoyed, cross (BrE colloq);
    está enojado contigo he`s angry/annoyed with you;

    están enojados they've fallen out
    enojar ( conjugate enojar) verbo transitivo (esp AmL) to make … angry;

    ( en menor grado) to annoy
    enojarse verbo pronominal (esp AmL) to get angry, get mad (esp AmE colloq);
    ( en menor grado) to get annoyed, get cross (BrE colloq);
    enojadose con algn to get angry/annoyed with sb
    enojado,-a adjetivo angry
    enojar verbo transitivo to anger, annoy
    ' enojado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enojada
    - picada
    - picado
    - arisco
    - arrecho
    - bravo
    - contrariado
    - encarado
    English:
    stamp
    - angry
    - annoyed
    - cross
    - vexed
    * * *
    enojado, -a adj
    esp Am [irritado] angry; [molesto] annoyed;
    estar enojado con alguien to be angry/annoyed with sb;
    está enojada con sus padres she's angry/annoyed with her parents;
    estoy muy enojado contigo I'm very angry/annoyed with you;
    estar enojado por algo to be angry/annoyed about sth;
    están enojados desde hace años they've been on bad terms with one another for years
    * * *
    adj L.Am.
    angry
    * * *
    enojado, -da adj
    1) : annoyed
    2) : angry, mad
    * * *
    enojado adj annoyed

    Spanish-English dictionary > enojado

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