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public demand

  • 1 Posesivo + años mozos

    (n.) = Posesivo + salad days
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    * * *
    (n.) = Posesivo + salad days

    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Posesivo + años mozos

  • 2 Posesivo + juventud

    (n.) = Posesivo + salad days
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    * * *
    (n.) = Posesivo + salad days

    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Posesivo + juventud

  • 3 aumentar

    v.
    1 to increase, to rise.
    aumentar la producción to increase production
    la lente aumenta la imagen the lens magnifies the image
    me han aumentado el sueldo my salary has been raised
    aumentó casi 10 kilos he put on almost 10 kilos
    aumentar de peso/tamaño to increase in weight/size
    aumentar de precio to go up o increase in price
    el desempleo aumentó en un 4 por ciento unemployment rose o increased by 4 percent
    El ejercicio aumenta el apetito Exercising increases the appetite.
    Aumentaron los gastos The expenses increased.
    Nos aumentaron las ganancias este año Our profits increased this year.
    2 to magnify, to amplify.
    El reportero aumentó la noticia The reporter magnified the news story.
    3 to enlarge.
    Vamos a aumentar la casa We will enlarge the house.
    4 to raise, to improve.
    El movimiento aumentó la temperatura Movement raised the temperature.
    5 to increase the size of, to enlarge.
    * * *
    1 to augment, increase (precios) to put up; (producción) to step up
    2 (óptica) to magnify
    3 (fotos) to enlarge
    4 (sonido) to amplify
    1 to rise, go up
    1 to increase, be on the increase (precios) to go up, rise
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ tamaño] to increase; (Fot) to enlarge; (Ópt) to magnify
    2) [+ cantidad] to increase; [+ precio] to increase, put up; [+ producción] to increase, step up
    3) [+ intensidad] to increase
    4) (Elec, Radio) to amplify
    2. VI
    1) [tamaño] to increase
    2) [cantidad, precio, producción] to increase, go up

    este semestre aumentó la inflación en un 2% — inflation has increased o gone up by 2% over the last 6 months

    3) [intensidad] to increase
    4)

    aumentar de peso[objeto] to increase in weight; [persona] to put on o gain weight

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <precio/sueldo> to increase, raise; <cantidad/velocidad/tamaño> to increase; <producción/dosis> to increase, step up; dolor/miedo/tensión to increase
    b) < puntos> ( en tejido) to increase
    2.
    aumentar vi temperatura/presión to rise; velocidad to increase; precio/producción/valor to increase, rise

    aumentar de algode volumen/tamaño to increase in something

    aumentó de pesohe put on o gained weight

    * * *
    = accelerate, augment, become + large, enhance, enlarge, escalate, expand, grow + larger, increase, raise, rise, strengthen, accentuate, grow, add to, deepen, mushroom, intensify, wax, swell, pump up, bump up, step up, spike, crank up, ramp up, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, amp up, turn up.
    Ex. In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.
    Ex. These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.
    Ex. If the number of categories becomes large, cross-references will be necessary between individual files.
    Ex. An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex. Here entry is made under the original author of an edition that has been revised, enlarged, updated, condensed, and so on by another person.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
    Ex. As the system grows larger it's more difficult to maintain that control.
    Ex. Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex. The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex. If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex. He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.
    Ex. However, future trends may tend to accentuate this division.
    Ex. No true reader can be expected to grow on a diet of prescribed texts only regardless of how well chosen they are.
    Ex. In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
    Ex. One of the effects of reading in children is that their appreciation of the processes and function of literature is deepened.
    Ex. The use of electronic mail systems has mushroomed in the last 5 years in industrialised nations.
    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 population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex. Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.
    Ex. The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex. Most librarians will admit that they could probably increase the use made of their lending libraries and bump up their annual loans by stocking more romances and thrillers and fewer serious novels, but they do not do this.
    Ex. The intensity of marketing to schools and parents will have to be stepped up by publishers if they are to succeed in the more competitive market.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex. EGND has hit a home run with the introduction of a new product line, increasing sales projections, and ramping up production schedules.
    Ex. Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex. Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex. There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex. We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex. David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex. Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex. After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex. The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex. In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex. Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
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    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * aumentar de tamaño = grow in + size, grow + larger, increase in + size.
    * aumentar de valor = increase in + value.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aumentar el precio = mark up + price, jack up + the price.
    * aumentar el presupuesto = add + monies to + budget.
    * aumentar en cantidad = increase in + quantity.
    * aumentar en número = grow in + numbers, increase in + numbers.
    * aumentar en variedad = grow in + kind.
    * aumentar la confusión = add to + the confusion.
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * aumentar la productividad = increase + productivity, boost + Posesivo + productivity.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * aumentar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * aumentar las ventas = boost + sales.
    * aumentar la velocidad = grow + faster.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumentar los impuestos = increase + taxes.
    * aumentar los ingresos = boost + Posesivo + income.
    * aumentar rápidamente = snowball.
    * crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
    * estar aumentando = be on the increase.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <precio/sueldo> to increase, raise; <cantidad/velocidad/tamaño> to increase; <producción/dosis> to increase, step up; dolor/miedo/tensión to increase
    b) < puntos> ( en tejido) to increase
    2.
    aumentar vi temperatura/presión to rise; velocidad to increase; precio/producción/valor to increase, rise

    aumentar de algode volumen/tamaño to increase in something

    aumentó de pesohe put on o gained weight

    * * *
    = accelerate, augment, become + large, enhance, enlarge, escalate, expand, grow + larger, increase, raise, rise, strengthen, accentuate, grow, add to, deepen, mushroom, intensify, wax, swell, pump up, bump up, step up, spike, crank up, ramp up, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, amp up, turn up.

    Ex: In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.

    Ex: These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.
    Ex: If the number of categories becomes large, cross-references will be necessary between individual files.
    Ex: An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex: Here entry is made under the original author of an edition that has been revised, enlarged, updated, condensed, and so on by another person.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
    Ex: As the system grows larger it's more difficult to maintain that control.
    Ex: Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex: The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex: If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex: He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.
    Ex: However, future trends may tend to accentuate this division.
    Ex: No true reader can be expected to grow on a diet of prescribed texts only regardless of how well chosen they are.
    Ex: In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
    Ex: One of the effects of reading in children is that their appreciation of the processes and function of literature is deepened.
    Ex: The use of electronic mail systems has mushroomed in the last 5 years in industrialised nations.
    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 population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex: Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.
    Ex: The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex: Most librarians will admit that they could probably increase the use made of their lending libraries and bump up their annual loans by stocking more romances and thrillers and fewer serious novels, but they do not do this.
    Ex: The intensity of marketing to schools and parents will have to be stepped up by publishers if they are to succeed in the more competitive market.
    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex: EGND has hit a home run with the introduction of a new product line, increasing sales projections, and ramping up production schedules.
    Ex: Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex: Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex: There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex: We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex: David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex: Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex: After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex: The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex: In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex: Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * aumentar de tamaño = grow in + size, grow + larger, increase in + size.
    * aumentar de valor = increase in + value.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aumentar el precio = mark up + price, jack up + the price.
    * aumentar el presupuesto = add + monies to + budget.
    * aumentar en cantidad = increase in + quantity.
    * aumentar en número = grow in + numbers, increase in + numbers.
    * aumentar en variedad = grow in + kind.
    * aumentar la confusión = add to + the confusion.
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * aumentar la productividad = increase + productivity, boost + Posesivo + productivity.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * aumentar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * aumentar las ventas = boost + sales.
    * aumentar la velocidad = grow + faster.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumentar los impuestos = increase + taxes.
    * aumentar los ingresos = boost + Posesivo + income.
    * aumentar rápidamente = snowball.
    * crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
    * estar aumentando = be on the increase.

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    aumentar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹precio› to increase, raise, put up; ‹sueldo› to increase, raise; ‹cantidad/velocidad/tamaño› to increase; ‹producción/dosis› to increase, step up
    el microscopio aumenta la imagen the microscope enlarges o magnifies the image
    no hizo más que aumentar su dolor/miedo all it did was increase her pain/fear
    esto aumentó la tensión this added to o increased the tension
    2 ‹puntos› (en tejido) to increase
    ■ aumentar
    vi
    «temperatura» to rise; «presión» to rise, increase; «velocidad» to increase; «precio/producción/valor» to increase, rise
    el niño aumentó 500 gramos the child put on o gained 500 grams
    su popularidad ha aumentado his popularity has grown, he has gained in popularity
    el costo de la vida aumentó en un 3% the cost of living rose by 3%
    la dificultad de los ejercicios va aumentando the exercises get progressively more difficult
    aumentará el frío durante el fin de semana it will become colder over the weekend
    aumentar DE algo to increase IN sth
    aumentó de volumen/tamaño it increased in volume/size
    ha aumentado de peso he's put on o gained weight
    * * *

     

    aumentar ( conjugate aumentar) verbo transitivo

    precio/sueldo to increase, raise
    b) (Opt) to magnify

    verbo intransitivo [temperatura/presión] to rise;
    [ velocidad] to increase;
    [precio/producción/valor] to increase, rise;

    aumentar de algo ‹de volumen/tamaño› to increase in sth;
    aumentó de peso he put on o gained weight
    aumentar
    I verbo transitivo to increase
    Fot to enlarge
    Ópt to magnify
    II vi (una cantidad) to go up, rise
    (de valor) to appreciate

    ' aumentar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alargar
    - engordar
    - explorar
    - separar
    - separarse
    - doblar
    - elevar
    - multiplicar
    - redoblar
    English:
    add to
    - appreciate
    - augment
    - boost
    - build up
    - deepen
    - efficiency
    - enhance
    - escalate
    - gain
    - grow
    - heighten
    - improve
    - increase
    - intensify
    - jack up
    - jump
    - magnify
    - mark up
    - mount
    - odds
    - put up
    - quantity
    - raise
    - rise
    - snowball
    - step up
    - surge
    - swell
    - up
    - add
    - develop
    - go
    - put
    - soar
    - strengthen
    * * *
    vt
    to increase;
    aumentar la producción to increase production;
    los enfrentamientos aumentaron la tensión en la zona the clashes increased the tension in the zone;
    me han aumentado el sueldo my salary has been increased o raised;
    la lente aumenta la imagen the lens magnifies the image;
    aumentó casi 10 kilos he put on almost 10 kilos
    vi
    [temperatura, precio, gastos, tensión] to increase, to rise; [velocidad] to increase;
    aumentar de tamaño to increase in size;
    aumentar de precio to go up o increase in price;
    el desempleo aumentó en un 4 por ciento unemployment rose o increased by 4 percent;
    con lo que come, no me sorprende que haya aumentado de peso it doesn't surprise me that he's put on weight, considering how much he eats
    * * *
    I v/t increase; precio increase, raise, put up
    II v/i de precio, temperatura rise, increase, go up
    * * *
    acrecentar: to increase, to raise
    : to rise, to increase, to grow
    * * *
    1. (hacer subir) to increase / to raise
    2. (subir) to rise [pt. rose; pp. risen] / to increase
    3. (con lupa, microscopio) to magnify [pt. & pp. magnified]

    Spanish-English dictionary > aumentar

  • 4 demanda popular

    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    * * *

    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demanda popular

  • 5 demanda1

    = demand, pressure, push towards, request, exigency, clamour [clamor, -USA].
    Ex. The best indexing system can respond to these various demands.
    Ex. The pressures of the marketplace mean that any vital facility must be offered by all of the major hosts.
    Ex. In the frenetic push towards international cooperation among research libraries, the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
    Ex. Because the co-ordination of index terms in the index description is decided before any particular request is made, the index is termed a pre-co-ordinate index.
    Ex. The LA dangles between short-term exigencies and long-term potentials, and a call for cuts in library school output is trying to cure symptoms rather than diseases.
    Ex. Chilton Book Company is probably the largest publisher of repair guides for automobiles and motorcycles, and there is no end to the clamor for these tools at a reference desk.
    ----
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * atender a una demanda = cater for/to + interest.
    * atender una demanda = cater for/to + demand.
    * aumento de la demanda = increase in (the) demand, increased demand.
    * ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
    * crear demanda = make + demand.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * demanda de mercado = market demand.
    * demanda de temporada = seasonal demand.
    * demanda estacional = seasonal demand.
    * demanda fija = inelastic demand.
    * demanda masiva = mass market.
    * demanda popular = public demand.
    * demandas = demand load.
    * demanda según la temporada = seasonal demand.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * edición según la demanda = on-demand publishing.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * estimar la demanda de Algo = gauge + the demand for.
    * existir una demanda de = there + be + call for.
    * hora de mayor demanda = peak time.
    * incremento de la demanda = increased demand.
    * indización según la demanda = request-oriented indexing.
    * la demanda de = a call for.
    * ley de la oferta y la demanda = law of supply and demand.
    * nivel de demanda = level of demand.
    * oferta y demanda = supply and demand.
    * período de mayor demanda = peak time.
    * publicación según la demanda = on-demand publishing.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * satisfacer una demanda = meet + demand, satisfy + demand.

    Spanish-English dictionary > demanda1

  • 6 dispararse

    1 (arma) to go off, fire; (despertador) to go off
    2 figurado (correr) to dash off, rush off
    3 figurado (precios) to shoot up
    4 figurado (saltar fuera de razón) to blow up, explode
    * * *
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [arma de fuego] to go off, fire
    2) [alarma] to go off
    3) [consumo, precios, inflación] to shoot up, rocket
    4) [pánico, violencia] to take hold
    5) [al hablar] to get carried away *
    6) LAm (=marcharse) to rush off, shoot off *
    * * *
    = astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.
    Ex. The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.
    Ex. With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
    Ex. Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
    Ex. Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
    Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex. The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
    Ex. Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
    Ex. The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
    Ex. If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
    Ex. You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
    ----
    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * dispararse de = shoot out of.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
    * precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.
    * * *
    = astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.

    Ex: The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.

    Ex: With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
    Ex: Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
    Ex: Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
    Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
    Ex: The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
    Ex: Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
    Ex: The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
    Ex: If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
    Ex: You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
    * costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
    * dispararse de = shoot out of.
    * dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
    * precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
    * precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.

    * * *

    ■dispararse verbo reflexivo
    1 (una pistola) to go off, fire
    2 (los precios) to rocket
    ' dispararse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    disparar
    English:
    rocket
    - shoot up
    - soar
    - bang
    - explode
    - go
    - shoot
    - spiral
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [arma, alarma, flash] to go off;
    se le disparó el arma his gun went off
    2. [precios, inflación] to shoot up
    3. [precipitarse] [persona] to rush off;
    [caballo] to bolt
    * * *
    v/r
    1 de arma, alarma go off
    2 de precios rise dramatically, rocket fam
    * * *
    vr
    : to shoot up, to skyrocket
    * * *
    1. (arma, alarma) to go off
    2. (precios, etc) to shoot up [pt. & pp. shot]

    Spanish-English dictionary > dispararse

  • 7 popular

    adj.
    1 popular (del pueblo) (creencia, movimiento, revuelta).
    la voluntad popular the will of the people
    hacerse popular to catch on
    f.
    Popular, Popular Inc.
    * * *
    1 (del pueblo) traditional
    2 (muy conocido) popular
    * * *
    adj.
    2) folk
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=del pueblo) [cultura, levantamiento] popular; [música] popular, folk antes de s ; [tradiciones] popular, folk antes de s ; [lenguaje] popular, colloquial
    2) (=de clase obrera)
    3) (=muy conocido) popular
    * * *
    1)
    a) <cultura/tradiciones> popular (before n); <canción/baile> traditional, folk (before n); < costumbres> traditional
    b) (Pol) <movimiento/rebelión> popular (before n)
    2) ( que gusta) <actor/programa/deporte> popular
    3) < lenguaje> colloquial
    * * *
    = folkloristic, popular, demotic, folksy [folksier -comp., folksiest -sup.], homespun, folkloric, grassroots [grass-roots], high selling.
    Ex. The cult of information forms the catalyst for a discussion of the ways in which information has acquired folkloristic status as the major way in which people look at the world.
    Ex. Although the fifteenth edition met with some success, it was not generally popular.
    Ex. Without language, the basic and demotic tool, no one would have a chance.
    Ex. The best path, the film implies, is a middle way, combining worldliness with a folksy morality, one that respects family and individual alike.
    Ex. The author chronicles the exuberant stories, hyperbole, homespun speech and demigod characteristics of American 'tall tales'.
    Ex. Such recordings often originate in field work and are ethnomusicological, ethnolinguistic or folkloric in content.
    Ex. For a year or two, any wholesome grass-roots group, aiming at anything from wholemeal bread to revolution, would tap one public agency or another.
    Ex. Many high selling products eventually see a drop in sales and eventual discontinuation, usually after being superseded by a superior product.
    ----
    * acción popular = class action, class action suit.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * arte popular = folk art.
    * canción popular = popular song.
    * costumbre popular = folkway.
    * creencia popular = urban legend, popular belief.
    * cuento popular = folk tale.
    * cultura popular = public culture.
    * de base popular = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * dejar de ser popular = outlive + Posesivo + popularity.
    * demanda popular = public demand.
    * dicho popular = saying, familiar saying, saw.
    * hacer popular = popularise [popularize, -USA].
    * hacerse popular = catch on.
    * impopular = unpopular.
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * mito popular = popular myth, urban legend, folk myth.
    * mundo de la música popular, el = Tin Pan Alley.
    * música popular = popular music.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * organismo de base popular = grassroots organisation.
    * protesta popular = street protest.
    * República Popular China = Chinese People's Republic.
    * República Popular China, La = People's Republic of China, The.
    * República Popular Democrática de Corea, la = People's Democratic Republic of Korea, the.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser popular = find + favour, be popular in appeal, attain + appeal, be popular.
    * ser popular entre = be popular with.
    * voto popular, el = popular vote, the.
    * * *
    1)
    a) <cultura/tradiciones> popular (before n); <canción/baile> traditional, folk (before n); < costumbres> traditional
    b) (Pol) <movimiento/rebelión> popular (before n)
    2) ( que gusta) <actor/programa/deporte> popular
    3) < lenguaje> colloquial
    * * *
    = folkloristic, popular, demotic, folksy [folksier -comp., folksiest -sup.], homespun, folkloric, grassroots [grass-roots], high selling.

    Ex: The cult of information forms the catalyst for a discussion of the ways in which information has acquired folkloristic status as the major way in which people look at the world.

    Ex: Although the fifteenth edition met with some success, it was not generally popular.
    Ex: Without language, the basic and demotic tool, no one would have a chance.
    Ex: The best path, the film implies, is a middle way, combining worldliness with a folksy morality, one that respects family and individual alike.
    Ex: The author chronicles the exuberant stories, hyperbole, homespun speech and demigod characteristics of American 'tall tales'.
    Ex: Such recordings often originate in field work and are ethnomusicological, ethnolinguistic or folkloric in content.
    Ex: For a year or two, any wholesome grass-roots group, aiming at anything from wholemeal bread to revolution, would tap one public agency or another.
    Ex: Many high selling products eventually see a drop in sales and eventual discontinuation, usually after being superseded by a superior product.
    * acción popular = class action, class action suit.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * arte popular = folk art.
    * canción popular = popular song.
    * costumbre popular = folkway.
    * creencia popular = urban legend, popular belief.
    * cuento popular = folk tale.
    * cultura popular = public culture.
    * de base popular = grassroots [grass-roots].
    * dejar de ser popular = outlive + Posesivo + popularity.
    * demanda popular = public demand.
    * dicho popular = saying, familiar saying, saw.
    * hacer popular = popularise [popularize, -USA].
    * hacerse popular = catch on.
    * impopular = unpopular.
    * lista de más populares = chart.
    * mito popular = popular myth, urban legend, folk myth.
    * mundo de la música popular, el = Tin Pan Alley.
    * música popular = popular music.
    * muy popular = widely-read, highly popular.
    * organismo de base popular = grassroots organisation.
    * protesta popular = street protest.
    * República Popular China = Chinese People's Republic.
    * República Popular China, La = People's Republic of China, The.
    * República Popular Democrática de Corea, la = People's Democratic Republic of Korea, the.
    * ser muy popular = have + mass appeal.
    * ser popular = find + favour, be popular in appeal, attain + appeal, be popular.
    * ser popular entre = be popular with.
    * voto popular, el = popular vote, the.

    * * *
    A
    1 (tradicional) ‹cultura/tradiciones› popular ( before n); ‹canción/baile› traditional, folk ( before n); ‹costumbres› traditional
    2 ( Pol) ‹movimiento/rebelión› popular ( before n)
    protestas populares popular o mass protests
    una manifestación popular a mass demonstration
    B (que gusta) ‹actor/programa/deporte› popular
    muy popular entre los jóvenes very popular with young people
    C ‹lenguaje› colloquial
    * * *

    popular adjetivo
    1
    a)cultura/tradiciones popular ( before n);

    canción/baile/costumbres traditional
    b) (Pol) ‹movimiento/rebelión popular ( before n)

    2 ( que gusta) ‹actor/programa/deporte popular
    popular adjetivo
    1 (folclórico) folk
    2 (humilde) las clases populares, the people, the working class
    3 (bien aceptado) popular
    4 (conocido, famoso) well-known
    ' popular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aceptación
    - cabezudo
    - cancionero
    - cómic
    - conocida
    - conocido
    - constancia
    - divulgación
    - infarto
    - interpretar
    - legitimar
    - pueblo
    - romería
    - seguidilla
    - solicitada
    - solicitado
    - atracción
    - concurrido
    - conjunto
    - copla
    - cultura
    - curandero
    - feria
    - jalador
    - palenque
    - pegar
    - petición
    - popularizar
    - usar
    - verbena
    - vulgar
    English:
    alike
    - bandwagon
    - belief
    - big
    - down-market
    - folk
    - folk song
    - immensely
    - itself
    - lore
    - outcry
    - pander
    - popular
    - request
    - throughout
    - by
    - catch
    - demand
    - downmarket
    - hot
    - pop
    - popularize
    - tabloid
    * * *
    adj
    1. [del pueblo] [creencia, movimiento, revuelta] popular;
    la voluntad popular the will of the people;
    una insurrección/protesta popular a popular uprising/protest
    2. [arte, música] folk
    3. [precios] affordable
    4. [lenguaje] colloquial
    5. [famoso] popular;
    hacerse popular to catch on
    6. [aceptado] popular;
    es muy popular en la oficina she's very popular in the office
    7. Esp Pol = of/relating to the Partido Popular
    nmf
    Esp Pol = member/supporter of the Partido Popular
    * * *
    I adj
    1 ( afamado) popular
    2 ( del pueblo) folk atr
    3 barrio lower-class
    II mpl
    :
    POL the Popular Party
    * * *
    popular adj
    1) : popular
    2) : traditional
    3) : colloquial
    * * *
    popular adj popular

    Spanish-English dictionary > popular

  • 8 repuntar

    v.
    1 to rally, to recover (finance) (valor).
    2 to begin to rise, to begin to appear.
    Los precios repuntaron The prices began to rise.
    3 to recover economically, to rally, to recover.
    Las ganancias repuntaron The utilities recovered.
    * * *
    1 (la marea) to turn
    2 (economía) to recover, pick up
    1 (avinagrarse) to turn sour
    2 figurado (enfadarse) to fall out
    * * *
    1.
    VT LAm [+ ganado] to round up
    2. VI
    1) [marea] to turn
    2) LAm (=manifestarse) to begin to show; [persona] to turn up unexpectedly
    3) LAm [río] to rise suddenly
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) precio/cotización to rally, pick up
    b) industria/economía to recover, pick up (colloq)
    c) (AmL) equipo/jugador to recover, improve; estudiante/enfermo to improve, pick up (colloq)
    2) marea to turn; río (AmL) to rise
    * * *
    = turn + a corner, spike, rebound.
    Ex. But for the moment, Iraq does seem to have turned a corner politically.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Children's publishers rebound in 1997'.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) precio/cotización to rally, pick up
    b) industria/economía to recover, pick up (colloq)
    c) (AmL) equipo/jugador to recover, improve; estudiante/enfermo to improve, pick up (colloq)
    2) marea to turn; río (AmL) to rise
    * * *
    = turn + a corner, spike, rebound.

    Ex: But for the moment, Iraq does seem to have turned a corner politically.

    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Children's publishers rebound in 1997'.

    * * *
    repuntar [A1 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «precio/cotización» to rally, pick up
    2 «industria/economía» to recover, pick up ( colloq)
    3 ( AmL) «equipo/jugador» to recover, improve; «estudiante» to improve, pick up ( colloq); «enfermo» to improve, pick up ( colloq)
    B
    1 «marea» to turn
    2 ( AmL) «río» to rise
    C ( Chi) «trigo/grano» to sprout
    ■ repuntar
    vt
    ( Chi) ‹ganado› to drive
    * * *

    repuntar verbo intransitivo to recover, pick up, improve, rally
    ' repuntar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    pick up
    - turn
    - pick
    - rally
    - recover
    - revive
    * * *
    vt
    Chile [animales] to round up
    vi
    1. Fin [valor] to rally, to recover
    2. [marea] to turn
    3. Am [mejorar] to improve
    * * *
    v/i pick up, rally
    * * *
    repuntar vt, Arg, Chile : to round up (cattle)
    : to begin to appear

    Spanish-English dictionary > repuntar

  • 9 subir

    v.
    1 to go/come up (ascender) (calle, escaleras).
    subió las escaleras a toda velocidad she ran up o climbed the stairs as fast as she could
    subir por la escalera to go/come up the stairs
    2 to lift up (poner arriba).
    3 to put up, to increase (increase) (precio, peso).
    La empresa sube los precios The company increases the prices.
    Me subió la calentura My fever increased.
    4 to raise (alzar) (mano, bandera, voz).
    El chico sube la cama The boy raises the bed.
    5 to raise the pitch of (Music).
    6 to go up, to rise (increase) (precio, temperatura).
    El elevador sube The elevator climbs.
    7 to get on (montar) (en avión, barco).
    sube al coche get into the car
    9 to walk up, to climb.
    Ella subió el sendero She walked up the path.
    * * *
    1 (ir hacia arriba - gen) to go up, come up; (- avión) to climb
    2 (en un vehículo - coche) to get in; (autobús, avión, barco, tren) to get on, get onto
    ¡venga, sube! go on, get in!
    3 (montar - bicicleta) to get on; (- caballo) to get on, mount
    4 (a un árbol) to climb up
    5 figurado (elevarse, aumentar) to rise
    6 figurado (categoría, puesto) to be promoted
    7 figurado (cuenta) to come (a, to)
    1 (escaleras, calle) to go up, climb; (montaña) to climb
    2 (mover arriba) to carry up, take up, bring up; (poner arriba) to put upstairs
    3 (cabeza etc) to lift, raise
    4 (pared) to raise
    5 COSTURA to take up
    6 figurado (precio, salario, etc) to raise, put up
    8 figurado (color) to strengthen
    1 (piso, escalera) to go up
    2 (árbol, muro, etc) to climb up (a, -)
    3 (en un vehículo - coche) to get in (a, -); (autobús) to get on (a, -); (avión, barco, tren) to get on (a, -), get onto (a,-)
    ¡súbete, súbete al coche! get in, get into the car!
    4 (en animales, bicicleta) to get on (a, -), mount
    5 (ropa, calcetines) to pull up; (cremallera) to do up, zip up; (mangas) to roll up
    \
    subir a bordo to get on board
    subir al trono figurado to ascend to the throne
    subir como la espuma familiar to spread like wildfire
    * * *
    verb
    1) to increase, rise
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=levantar) [+ pierna, brazo, objeto] to lift, lift up, raise; [+ calcetines, pantalones, persianas] to pull up

    sube los brazos — lift your arms (up), raise your arms

    2) (=poner arriba) [llevando] to take up; [trayendo] to bring up

    ¿me puedes ayudar a subir las maletas? — can you help me to take up the cases?

    ¿puedes subir ese cuadro de abajo? — could you bring that picture up from down there?

    3) (=ascender) [+ calle, cuesta, escalera, montaña] (=ir arriba) to go up; (=venir arriba) to come up
    4) (=aumentar) [+ precio, salario] to put up, raise, increase; [+ artículo en venta] to put up the price of

    van a subir la gasolinathey are going to put up o increase the price of petrol

    5) (=elevar) [+ volumen, televisión, radio] to turn up; [+ voz] to raise

    sube la radio, que no se oye — turn the radio up, I can't hear it

    6) [en escalafón] [+ persona] to promote
    7) (Arquit) to put up, build

    subir una paredto put up o build a wall

    8) (Mús) to raise the pitch of
    2. VI
    1) (=ir arriba) to go up; (=venir arriba) to come up; [en un monte, en el aire] to climb

    sube, que te voy a enseñar unos discos — come up, I've got some records to show you

    2) (Transportes) [en autobús, avión, tren, bicicleta, moto, caballo] to get on; [en coche, taxi] to get in

    subir a un autobús/avión/tren — to get on(to) a bus/plane/train

    subir a un caballo — to mount a horse, get on(to) a horse

    subir a bordoto go o get on board

    3) [en el escalafón] to be promoted (a to)
    4) (=aumentar) [precio, valor] to go up, rise; [temperatura] to rise
    tono 2)
    5) (=aumentar de nivel) [río, mercurio] to rise; [marea] to come in
    6) [cantidad]

    subir a — to come to, total

    3.
    See:
    SUBIR Otros verbos de movimiento Subir la cuesta/ la escalera {etc}, por regla general, se suele traducir por to come up o por to go up, según la dirección del movimiento (hacia o en sentido contrario al hablante), pero come y go se pueden reemplazar por otros verbos de movimiento si la oración española especifica la forma en que se sube mediante el uso de adverbios o construcciones adverbiales: Tim subió las escaleras a gatas Tim crept up the stairs El mes pasado los precios subieron vertiginosamente Prices shot up last month Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) ascensor/persona ( alejándose) to go up; ( acercándose) to come up

    el camino sube hasta la cimathe path goes up to o leads to the top of the hill

    b)

    subir A algoa autobús/tren/avión to get on o onto sth; a coche to get in o into sth; a caballo/bicicleta to get on o onto sth, to mount sth (frml)

    subir a bordoto go o get on board

    c) ( de categoría) to go up; ( en el escalafón) to be promoted

    han subido a primera divisiónthey've been promoted to o they've gone up to the first division

    d) ( en tenis)
    2)
    a) marea to come in; aguas/río to rise
    b) fiebre/tensión to go up, rise; temperatura to rise
    c) leche materna to come in
    3) precio/valor/cotización/salario to rise, go up
    2.
    subir vt
    1) < montaña> to climb; < cuesta> to go up, climb; < escaleras> to go up, climb
    2)
    a) <objeto/niño> ( llevar arriba - acercándose) to bring up; (- alejándose) to take up
    b) <objeto/niño> ( poner más alto)
    c) <persiana/telón> to raise; < pantalones> to pull up

    ¿me subes la cremallera? — will you zip me up?, will you fasten my zipper (AmE) o (BrE) zip?

    d) < dobladillo> to take up; < falda> to take o turn up
    3) (Inf) to upload
    4)
    a) <precios/salarios> to raise, put up

    ¿cuánto te han subido este año? — how much did your salary go up this year?

    b) <volumen/radio> to turn up
    3.
    subirse verbo pronominal
    1)
    a) (a coche, autobús, etc) verbo intransitivo 1 b
    b) ( trepar) to climb

    se subió al árbol/al muro — she climbed up the tree/(up) onto the walls

    estaba subido a un árbol/caballo — he was up a tree/sitting on a horse

    c) (a la cabeza, cara) (+ me/te/le etc)
    2) (refl) <calcetines/pantalones> to pull up
    * * *
    = go up, move up, raise, rise, ascend, mount, walk up, elevate, climb, bring up, zip, move down, hike up, scale, spike, crank up, get + high, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, mark + Nombre + up, amp up, turn up.
    Ex. Since recall goes up as precision goes down, it is clearly not possible to achieve in general a system which gives full recall at the same time as full precision.
    Ex. Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex. The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex. If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex. As she ascended the staircase to the library director's office, she tried to fathom the reason for the imperious summons.
    Ex. He fully expected the director to acquiesce, for his eyebrows mounted ever so slightly.
    Ex. Some of the questions to ask ourselves are will people walk up or down stairs, across quadrangles, etc just to visit the library?.
    Ex. Some of the things that are said about genuine bookselling do at times seem to elevate this occupation to a level far beyond mere commerce.
    Ex. Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.
    Ex. Matrix and mould were pivoted and were brought up to the nozzle of a metal pump for the moment of casting, and then swung back to eject the new-made letter.
    Ex. The study investigated the use of a video to teach 3 self-help skills (cleaning sunglasses, putting on a wristwatch, and zipping a jacket) to 3 elementary students with mental disabilities.
    Ex. Of the 32 institutions indicating some change in status from July 1982 to January 1983, 19 moved down in status and 13 moved up.
    Ex. The government has hiked up the rate of income tax being paid by oil multinationals.
    Ex. You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex. Yes, some people with thin blood or whose pulse and blood pressure get high enough will have a nose bleed when excited.
    Ex. Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex. Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex. There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex. We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex. David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex. Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex. After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex. The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex. Determine how much it costs to make the item, how much it costs to market that item, and then mark it up by 15-30% or more.
    Ex. In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex. Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
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    * estar que + subirse + por las paredes = tear + Posesivo + hair out.
    * obligar a subir el precio = force up + prices.
    * subir a = board.
    * subir al poder = rise to + power.
    * subir al trono = ascend (to) + the throne.
    * subir a un barco = board + ship.
    * subir de nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir de precio = rise in + price.
    * subir el listón = raise + the bar, move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir el nivel = raise + standard, raise + the bar.
    * subir el precio = push + cost + up, raise + price, jack up + the price, rack up + the price.
    * subir el volumen = pump up + the volume.
    * subir en = ride.
    * subir en bici = ride + a bike.
    * subir en bicicleta = ride + a bike.
    * subir exageradamente = rise + steeply.
    * subir la moral = boost + Posesivo + morale, lift + morale, increase + morale, improve + morale, boost + Posesivo + confidence, bolster + confidence.
    * subirle la nota a Alguien = mark + Nombre + up.
    * subir ligeramente = nudge up.
    * subir los impuestos = push + taxes.
    * subir repentinamente = shoot up.
    * subirse al autobús = get on + the bus.
    * subirse al tren = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * subírsele a la cabeza = go to + Posesivo + head.
    * subírsele los colores = go + bright red.
    * subírsele los humos a la cabeza = get + too big for + Posesivo + boots, get + too big for + Posesivo + breeches.
    * subirse por las paredes = be beside + Reflexivo.
    * subir y/o bajar = move up and/or down.
    * telón + subir = curtain + rise.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) ascensor/persona ( alejándose) to go up; ( acercándose) to come up

    el camino sube hasta la cimathe path goes up to o leads to the top of the hill

    b)

    subir A algoa autobús/tren/avión to get on o onto sth; a coche to get in o into sth; a caballo/bicicleta to get on o onto sth, to mount sth (frml)

    subir a bordoto go o get on board

    c) ( de categoría) to go up; ( en el escalafón) to be promoted

    han subido a primera divisiónthey've been promoted to o they've gone up to the first division

    d) ( en tenis)
    2)
    a) marea to come in; aguas/río to rise
    b) fiebre/tensión to go up, rise; temperatura to rise
    c) leche materna to come in
    3) precio/valor/cotización/salario to rise, go up
    2.
    subir vt
    1) < montaña> to climb; < cuesta> to go up, climb; < escaleras> to go up, climb
    2)
    a) <objeto/niño> ( llevar arriba - acercándose) to bring up; (- alejándose) to take up
    b) <objeto/niño> ( poner más alto)
    c) <persiana/telón> to raise; < pantalones> to pull up

    ¿me subes la cremallera? — will you zip me up?, will you fasten my zipper (AmE) o (BrE) zip?

    d) < dobladillo> to take up; < falda> to take o turn up
    3) (Inf) to upload
    4)
    a) <precios/salarios> to raise, put up

    ¿cuánto te han subido este año? — how much did your salary go up this year?

    b) <volumen/radio> to turn up
    3.
    subirse verbo pronominal
    1)
    a) (a coche, autobús, etc) verbo intransitivo 1 b
    b) ( trepar) to climb

    se subió al árbol/al muro — she climbed up the tree/(up) onto the walls

    estaba subido a un árbol/caballo — he was up a tree/sitting on a horse

    c) (a la cabeza, cara) (+ me/te/le etc)
    2) (refl) <calcetines/pantalones> to pull up
    * * *
    = go up, move up, raise, rise, ascend, mount, walk up, elevate, climb, bring up, zip, move down, hike up, scale, spike, crank up, get + high, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, mark + Nombre + up, amp up, turn up.

    Ex: Since recall goes up as precision goes down, it is clearly not possible to achieve in general a system which gives full recall at the same time as full precision.

    Ex: Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex: The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex: If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex: As she ascended the staircase to the library director's office, she tried to fathom the reason for the imperious summons.
    Ex: He fully expected the director to acquiesce, for his eyebrows mounted ever so slightly.
    Ex: Some of the questions to ask ourselves are will people walk up or down stairs, across quadrangles, etc just to visit the library?.
    Ex: Some of the things that are said about genuine bookselling do at times seem to elevate this occupation to a level far beyond mere commerce.
    Ex: Stanton felt a bit like someone who, after boasting that she could dive into water from a great height has climbed to the height and dares not jump, but knows that she must jump.
    Ex: Matrix and mould were pivoted and were brought up to the nozzle of a metal pump for the moment of casting, and then swung back to eject the new-made letter.
    Ex: The study investigated the use of a video to teach 3 self-help skills (cleaning sunglasses, putting on a wristwatch, and zipping a jacket) to 3 elementary students with mental disabilities.
    Ex: Of the 32 institutions indicating some change in status from July 1982 to January 1983, 19 moved down in status and 13 moved up.
    Ex: The government has hiked up the rate of income tax being paid by oil multinationals.
    Ex: You'll be scaling walls, jumping between rooftops, swinging on ropes, hanging from pipes, sliding under 4WDs and doing anything you can to avoid those zombies.
    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex: Yes, some people with thin blood or whose pulse and blood pressure get high enough will have a nose bleed when excited.
    Ex: Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex: Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex: There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex: We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex: David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex: Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex: After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex: The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex: Determine how much it costs to make the item, how much it costs to market that item, and then mark it up by 15-30% or more.
    Ex: In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex: Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
    * estar que + subirse + por las paredes = tear + Posesivo + hair out.
    * obligar a subir el precio = force up + prices.
    * subir a = board.
    * subir al poder = rise to + power.
    * subir al trono = ascend (to) + the throne.
    * subir a un barco = board + ship.
    * subir de nivel = move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir de precio = rise in + price.
    * subir el listón = raise + the bar, move it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    * subir el nivel = raise + standard, raise + the bar.
    * subir el precio = push + cost + up, raise + price, jack up + the price, rack up + the price.
    * subir el volumen = pump up + the volume.
    * subir en = ride.
    * subir en bici = ride + a bike.
    * subir en bicicleta = ride + a bike.
    * subir exageradamente = rise + steeply.
    * subir la moral = boost + Posesivo + morale, lift + morale, increase + morale, improve + morale, boost + Posesivo + confidence, bolster + confidence.
    * subirle la nota a Alguien = mark + Nombre + up.
    * subir ligeramente = nudge up.
    * subir los impuestos = push + taxes.
    * subir repentinamente = shoot up.
    * subirse al autobús = get on + the bus.
    * subirse al tren = jump on + the bandwagon, ride + the hype, catch + the fever.
    * subírsele a la cabeza = go to + Posesivo + head.
    * subírsele los colores = go + bright red.
    * subírsele los humos a la cabeza = get + too big for + Posesivo + boots, get + too big for + Posesivo + breeches.
    * subirse por las paredes = be beside + Reflexivo.
    * subir y/o bajar = move up and/or down.
    * telón + subir = curtain + rise.

    * * *
    subir [I1 ]
    vi
    A
    1 «ascensor/persona» (alejándose) to go up; (acercándose) to come up
    hay que subir a pie you have to walk up
    ahora subo I'll be right up, I'm coming up now
    voy a subir al caserío I'm going up to the farmhouse
    los autobuses que suben al pueblo the buses that go up to the village
    el camino sube hasta la cima the path goes up to o leads to the top of the hill
    2 (a un coche) to get in; (a un autobús, etc) to get on subir A algo ‹a un autobús/un tren/un avión› to get ON o ONTO sth; ‹a un coche› to get IN o INTO sth; ‹a un caballo/una bicicleta› to get ON o ONTO sth, to mount sth ( frml)
    subir a bordo to go/get on board
    3 (de categoría) to go up
    ha subido en el escalafón he has been promoted
    han subido a primera división they've been promoted to o they've gone up to the first division
    ha subido mucho en mi estima she has gone up a lot o ( frml) risen greatly in my estimation
    4 ( Arg fam) to take up office/one's post
    5
    (en tenis): subir a la red to go up to the net
    B
    1 «marea» to come in; «aguas/río» to rise
    las aguas no subieron de nivel the water level did not rise
    2 «fiebre/tensión» to go up, rise
    han subido las temperaturas temperatures have risen
    3 ( Med) «leche» to come in, be produced
    C «precio/valor/cotización» to rise, go up
    la leche subió a 60 céntimos milk went up to sixty cents
    el desempleo subió en 94.500 personas en el primer trimestre unemployment rose by 94,500 in the first quarter
    ha subido el dólar con respecto al euro the dollar has risen against the euro
    D ( Inf) to upload
    ■ subir
    vt
    A ‹montaña› to climb; ‹cuesta› to go up, climb
    tiene problemas para subir la escalera he has trouble getting up o climbing the stairs
    subió los escalones de dos en dos he went o walked up the stairs two at a time
    B
    1 ‹objeto/niño› (acercándose) to bring up; (alejándose) to take up
    voy a subir la compra I'm just going to take the shopping upstairs
    tengo que subir unas cajas al desván I have to put some boxes up in the attic
    ¿puedes subir las maletas? could you take the cases up?
    sube al niño al caballo lift the child onto the horse
    ese cuadro está muy bajo, ¿puedes subirlo un poco? that picture is very low, can you put it up a little higher?
    traía el cuello del abrigo subido he had his coat collar turned up
    2 ‹persiana/telón› to raise
    ¿me subes la cremallera? will you zip me up?, will you fasten my zipper ( AmE) o ( BrE) zip?
    subió la ventanilla she wound the window up o closed o raised the window
    ven que te suba los pantalones come here and let me pull your pants ( AmE) o ( BrE) trousers up for you
    3 ‹dobladillo› to take up; ‹falda› to take o turn up
    C
    1 ‹precios/salarios› to raise, put up
    ¿cuánto te han subido este año? how much did your salary go up this year?
    2 ‹volumen/radio› to turn up
    sube el volumen turn the volume up
    sube el tono que no te oigo speak up, I can't hear you
    sube un poco la calefacción turn the heating o heat up a little
    A
    1 (a un coche, autobús, etc) subir vi A 2.
    2 (trepar) to climb
    se subió al muro she climbed (up) onto the wall
    les encanta subirse a los árboles they love to climb trees
    estaban subidos a un árbol they were up a tree
    el niño se le subió encima the child climbed on top of him
    3 (a la cabeza, cara) (+ me/te/le etc):
    el vino enseguida se me subió a la cabeza the wine went straight to my head
    el éxito se le ha subido a la cabeza success has gone to his head
    noté que se me subían los colores (a la cara) I realized that I was going red o blushing
    B ( refl) ‹calcetines/pantalones› to pull up
    * * *

     

    subir ( conjugate subir) verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) [ascensor/persona/coche] ( ir arriba) to go up;

    ( venir arriba) to come up;

    ahora subo I'll be right up;
    el camino sube hasta la cima the path goes up to o leads to the top of the hill
    b) subir A algo ‹a autobús/tren/avión› to get on o onto sth;

    a coche› to get in o into sth;
    a caballo/bicicleta› to get on o onto sth, to mount sth (frml);
    subir a bordo to go o get on board


    ( en el escalafón) to be promoted
    2

    [aguas/río] to rise
    b) [fiebre/tensión] to go up, rise;

    [ temperatura] to rise
    3 [precio/valor/cotización/salario] to rise, go up
    verbo transitivo
    1 montaña to climb;
    escaleras/cuesta to go up, climb
    2
    a)objeto/niño› ( traer arriba) to bring up;

    ( llevar arriba) to take up;

    b) ( poner más alto) ‹ objetoto put up … (higher);

    cuello de prenda to turn up:

    c)persiana/telón/ventanilla to raise;

    pantalones to pull up;
    ¿me subes la cremallera? will you zip me up?, will you fasten my zipper (AmE) o (BrE) zip?


    falda› to take o turn up
    e) (Inf) to upload

    3
    a)precios/salarios to raise, put up

    b)volumen/radio/calefacción to turn up

    subirse verbo pronominal
    1
    a) (a coche, autobús, etc) See Also→ subir verbo intransitivo 1b


    se subió al árbol/al muro she climbed up the tree/(up) onto the wall;

    estaba subido a un árbol he was up a tree
    c) ( a la cabeza) (+ me/te/le etc):


    2 ( refl) ‹calcetines/pantalones to pull up;
    cuello to turn up
    subir
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (una pendiente, las escaleras) to go up
    (hacia el hablante) to come up
    (una montaña) to climb
    2 (llevar arriba) to take up: voy a subir las cajas, I'm going to take the boxes upstairs
    (hacia el hablante) to bring up
    3 (elevar) to raise: sube la mano izquierda, lift your left hand
    (el sueldo, la temperatura, la voz, etc) to raise: sube (el volumen de) la radio, turn the radio up
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 (ascender) to go up: ¿por qué no subimos a verla?, why don't we go up to see her?
    (acercándose al hablante) to come up ➣ Ver nota en ir 2 (a un avión, tren, autobús) to get on o onto: subimos al tren, we boarded the train
    (a un coche) to get into o in
    3 (la marea, las aguas) to rise
    4 (la temperatura) to rise
    5 (los precios, el sueldo, etc) to rise, go up
    6 (de categoría) to go up
    ' subir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abrochar
    - ascender
    - bordo
    - cajón
    - cerrar
    - cortante
    - embarcación
    - escena
    - estrado
    - irse
    - trono
    - abordar
    - alto
    - bien
    - escalafón
    - montar
    - volumen
    English:
    aboard
    - ascend
    - board
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - climb
    - come in
    - come up
    - curl
    - elevate
    - escalate
    - flight
    - get into
    - get on
    - go up
    - hand up
    - heave
    - hoist
    - increase
    - jump on
    - mount
    - move up
    - pile in
    - push
    - raise
    - rise
    - roll up
    - send up
    - sharply
    - shoot up
    - show up
    - slope
    - spiral up
    - stair
    - stand
    - steeply
    - tree
    - turn up
    - up
    - volume
    - walk up
    - zip up
    - air
    - come
    - do
    - flow
    - gain
    - get
    - go
    - jump
    * * *
    vt
    1. [poner arriba] [libro, cuadro] to put up;
    [telón] to raise; [persiana] to roll up; [ventanilla] to wind up, to close;
    he subido la enciclopedia de la primera a la última estantería I've moved the encyclopedia up from the bottom shelf to the top one;
    sube el cuadro un poco move the picture up a bit o a bit higher;
    ¿me ayudas a subir las bolsas? could you help me take the bags up?;
    ayúdame a subir la caja [a lo alto] help me get the box up;
    [al piso de arriba] help me carry the box upstairs
    2. [montar]
    subir algo/a alguien a to lift sth/sb onto
    3. [alzar] [bandera] to raise;
    subir la mano to put one's hand up, to raise one's hand
    4. [ascender] [calle, escaleras] to go/come up;
    [escalera de mano] to climb; [pendiente, montaña] to go up;
    subió las escaleras a toda velocidad she ran up o climbed the stairs as fast as she could;
    subió la calle a todo correr he ran up the street as fast as he could
    5. [aumentar] [precio, impuestos] to put up, to increase;
    [música, volumen, radio] to turn up;
    subió la voz o [m5] el tono para que se le oyera she raised her voice so she could be heard;
    sube la voz o [m5]el tono, no te oigo speak up, I can't hear you;
    subir el fuego de la cocina to turn up the heat;
    subir la moral a alguien to lift sb's spirits, to cheer sb up
    6. [hacer ascender de categoría] to promote
    7. Mús to raise the pitch of
    8. Fam Informát to upload
    vi
    1. [a piso, azotea] to go/come up;
    ¿podrías subir aquí un momento? could you come up here a minute?;
    subo enseguida I'll be up in a minute;
    subir corriendo to run up;
    subir en ascensor to go/come up in the Br lift o US elevator;
    subir por la escalera to go/come up the stairs;
    subir (a) por algo to go up and get sth;
    subir a la red [en tenis] to come (in) to the net
    2. [montar] [en avión, barco] to get on;
    [en coche] to get in; [en moto, bicicleta, tren] to get on; [en caballo] to get on, to mount; [en árbol, escalera de mano, silla] to climb up;
    subir a [coche] to get in(to);
    [moto, bicicleta, tren, avión] to get on; [caballo] to get on, to mount; [árbol, escalera de mano] to climb up; [silla, mesa] to get o climb onto; [piso] to go/come up to;
    subir a bordo to go on board;
    es peligroso subir al tren en marcha it is dangerous to board the train while it is moving
    3. [aumentar] to rise, to go up;
    [hinchazón, cauce] to rise; [fiebre] to raise, to go up;
    los precios subieron prices went up o rose;
    subió la gasolina the price of petrol went up o rose;
    el euro subió frente a la libra the euro went up o rose against the pound;
    las acciones de C & C han subido C & C share prices have gone up o risen;
    han subido las ventas sales are up;
    este modelo ha subido de precio this model has gone up in price, the price of this model has gone up;
    el coste total no subirá del millón the total cost will not be more than o over a million;
    no subirá de tres horas it will take three hours at most, it won't take more than three hours;
    está subiendo la marea the tide is coming in;
    el jefe ha subido mucho en mi estima the boss has gone up a lot in my estimation
    4. [cuenta, importe]
    subir a to come o amount to
    5. Culin [crecer] to rise
    6. Fam [ir, venir] to come/go up;
    subiré a la capital la próxima semana I'll be going up to the capital next week;
    ¿por qué no subes a vernos este fin de semana? why don't you come up to see us this weekend?
    7. [ascender de categoría] to be promoted (a to); Dep to be promoted, to go up (a to);
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 cuesta, escalera go up, climb; montaña climb
    2 objeto raise, lift; intereses, precio raise
    II v/i
    2 de precio rise, go up
    3 a un tren, autobús get on; a un coche get in
    4
    :
    subir al poder rise to power;
    subir al trono ascend to the throne
    * * *
    subir vt
    1) : to bring up, to take up
    2) : to climb, to go up
    3) : to raise
    subir vi
    1) : to go up, to come up
    2) : to rise, to increase
    3) : to be promoted
    4)
    subir a : to get on, to mount
    subir a un tren: to get on a train
    * * *
    subir vb
    1. (ir arriba) to go up
    ¡sube! ¡la vista es fantástica! come up! the view is fantastic!
    2. (escalar) to climb
    3. (en un coche) to get in
    4. (en un tren, autobús, avión) to get on
    5. (aumentar) to rise [pt. rose; pp. risen] / to go up
    6. (llevar arriba) to take up [pt. took; pp. taken] / to put up [pt. & pp. put]
    7. (incrementar) to put up [pt. & pp. put] / to raise
    8. (hacer más fuerte) to turn up

    Spanish-English dictionary > subir

  • 10 demanda

    f.
    1 request.
    demanda salarial wage claim
    en demanda de asking for
    2 demand (economics).
    La ley de la oferta y la demanda the law of supply and demand.
    3 lawsuit (law).
    presentar una demanda contra to take legal action against
    demanda de divorcio petition for a divorce
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: demandar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: demandar.
    * * *
    1 (petición) petition, request
    2 (pregunta) inquiry
    4 DERECHO lawsuit
    \
    en demanda de asking for
    estimar una demanda to allow a claim
    presentar una demanda contra alguien to take legal action against somebody
    la ley de la oferta y la demanda the law of supply and demand
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=solicitud) request (de for)
    [exigiendo] demand (de for)

    ir en demanda de algo — to go in search of sth, go looking for sth

    2) esp LAm (=pregunta) inquiry
    3) (Com) demand
    oferta 2)
    4) (Teat) call
    5) (Elec) load
    6) (Jur) action, lawsuit

    entablar demanda — to bring an action, sue

    * * *
    1) (Com) demand
    2)
    a) (Der) lawsuit

    interponer una demanda — to bring a lawsuit, to file suit (AmE)

    b) ( petición) request
    * * *
    1) (Com) demand
    2)
    a) (Der) lawsuit

    interponer una demanda — to bring a lawsuit, to file suit (AmE)

    b) ( petición) request
    * * *
    demanda1
    = demand, pressure, push towards, request, exigency, clamour [clamor, -USA].

    Ex: The best indexing system can respond to these various demands.

    Ex: The pressures of the marketplace mean that any vital facility must be offered by all of the major hosts.
    Ex: In the frenetic push towards international cooperation among research libraries, the library needs of the nonscholar are easily overlooked.
    Ex: Because the co-ordination of index terms in the index description is decided before any particular request is made, the index is termed a pre-co-ordinate index.
    Ex: The LA dangles between short-term exigencies and long-term potentials, and a call for cuts in library school output is trying to cure symptoms rather than diseases.
    Ex: Chilton Book Company is probably the largest publisher of repair guides for automobiles and motorcycles, and there is no end to the clamor for these tools at a reference desk.
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * atender a una demanda = cater for/to + interest.
    * atender una demanda = cater for/to + demand.
    * aumento de la demanda = increase in (the) demand, increased demand.
    * ceder a una demanda = bow to + demand.
    * crear demanda = make + demand.
    * demanda cada vez menor = falling demand.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * demanda de mercado = market demand.
    * demanda de temporada = seasonal demand.
    * demanda estacional = seasonal demand.
    * demanda fija = inelastic demand.
    * demanda masiva = mass market.
    * demanda popular = public demand.
    * demandas = demand load.
    * demanda según la temporada = seasonal demand.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * edición según la demanda = on-demand publishing.
    * en demanda = in-demand.
    * estimar la demanda de Algo = gauge + the demand for.
    * existir una demanda de = there + be + call for.
    * hora de mayor demanda = peak time.
    * incremento de la demanda = increased demand.
    * indización según la demanda = request-oriented indexing.
    * la demanda de = a call for.
    * ley de la oferta y la demanda = law of supply and demand.
    * nivel de demanda = level of demand.
    * oferta y demanda = supply and demand.
    * período de mayor demanda = peak time.
    * publicación según la demanda = on-demand publishing.
    * revista que tiene una gran demanda popular = mass-market journal.
    * satisfacer una demanda = meet + demand, satisfy + demand.

    demanda2
    2 = appeal, plea, claim, demand.

    Ex: Special prominence has been given to the appeals to implement this task, in which libraries have to play an influential part.

    Ex: One recent plea for a classification of bibliography along these lines has been by Lloyd Hibberd.
    Ex: Dialog also wants relief from outstanding royalty claims from the American Chemical Society.
    Ex: Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
    * demanda colectiva = class action suit, class action.
    * demanda colectiva de los inversionistas = securities class action.
    * demanda judicial = litigation, legal action, legal proceedings.
    * entablar una demanda = bring + a suit against, file + suit against, file + lawsuit against.
    * interponer demanda = face + legal action.
    * interponer una demanda = bring + a suit against.
    * notificación de demanda = notice of demand.
    * poner una demanda = face + legal action.
    * presentar una demanda = file + suit against, file + lawsuit against.
    * presentar una demanda judicial = take + legal action, take + legal proceedings.

    * * *
    A ( Com) demand
    la ley de la oferta y la demanda the law of supply and demand
    un producto que tiene mucha demanda a product which is in great demand
    días de mayor demanda days when demand is greatest
    B
    1 ( Der) lawsuit
    ha presentado una demanda contra ellos he is suing them, he has brought a lawsuit against them
    interponer una demanda to bring a lawsuit, to file suit ( AmE)
    2
    (petición): lo siento mucho, pero no puedo acceder a su demanda I am very sorry but I cannot agree to your request
    plantearon su demanda al gobierno they presented their demands to the government
    se manifestaron en demanda de mejores condiciones de trabajo they held a demonstration to demand o they demonstrated for better working conditions
    me miró, como en demanda de una explicación she looked at me, as if asking for an explanation
    C ( liter)
    (empresa): morir or perecer en la demanda to die o ( frml) perish in the attempt
    * * *

     

    Del verbo demandar: ( conjugate demandar)

    demanda es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    demanda    
    demandar
    demanda sustantivo femenino
    1 (Com) demand;

    2
    a) (Der) lawsuit;




    demandar ( conjugate demandar) verbo transitivo
    1 (Der) to sue
    2 (AmL) ( requerir) to require
    demanda sustantivo femenino
    1 Jur lawsuit
    2 Com demand
    3 (petición, solicitud) demand: nadie atendió sus demandas de ayuda, nobody paid any attention to his pleas for help
    demandar verbo transitivo
    1 Jur to sue
    2 (pedir) to demand
    ' demanda' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    denegar
    - oferta
    - atender
    - caída
    - cubrir
    - desistir
    - ley
    - reclamación
    - reivindicación
    English:
    action
    - call
    - claim
    - complaint
    - demand
    - file
    - lawsuit
    - market demand
    - peak
    - run
    - rush
    - seasonal
    - seek after
    - slacken off
    - slander
    - snowball
    - supply
    - surge
    - couple
    - petition
    - sought
    - sue
    * * *
    1. [petición] request;
    [reivindicación] demand;
    atender las demandas de los trabajadores to respond to the workers' demands;
    en demanda de asking for;
    irán a la huelga en demanda de una mejora salarial they will go on strike in support of their demands for better pay
    demanda de ayuda request for help;
    demanda de empleo [solicitud] job application;
    demanda de extradición extradition request;
    demanda salarial wage claim
    2. [en economía] demand;
    hay mucha demanda de informáticos there is a great demand for computer specialists;
    ha crecido la demanda de productos reciclables there has been an increase in demand for recyclable products;
    la demanda de trabajo en el sector turístico es muy alta jobs in the tourist industry are in high demand;
    la oferta y la demanda supply and demand
    3. [en derecho] lawsuit;
    [por daños y perjuicios] claim;
    interponer o [m5] presentar una demanda contra to take legal action against;
    * * *
    f
    1 demand (de for);
    en demanda de (asking) for
    2 COM demand;
    tener mucha demanda be very popular;
    tiene poca demanda there’s not much demand for it, it’s not very popular
    3 JUR lawsuit, claim;
    interponer una demanda contra alguien take legal action against s.o.
    * * *
    1) : demand
    la oferta y la demanda: supply and demand
    2) : petition, request
    3) : lawsuit
    * * *
    1. (de productos) demand

    Spanish-English dictionary > demanda

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    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
    * a últ

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    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 12 a la vez

    at the same time, at once
    * * *
    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison
    Ex. Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.
    Ex. Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex. However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex. Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex. An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex. This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex. No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex. He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex. The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex. In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex. For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex. Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex. It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex. Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.
    * * *
    a la vez (que)
    = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with

    Ex: Hand in hand with this comes the need for nurses to be able to question, evaluate and reflect on existing practice.

    Ex: Libraries as vital institutions of public culture are currently facing a crisis cum challenge.
    Ex: Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex: Good literature, in order to fulfil the demands of the time, must move in unison with society, keeping control over its speed.

    = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison

    Ex: Because not all files need to be reorganized at once, but only those which are very full, the time required for this procedure is reduced to a minimum.

    Ex: Maximum number of documents which can be charged out at one time.
    Ex: However, this joint venture may not be justifiable unless both a thesaurus and a classification scheme are in demand by one organisation at similar times.
    Ex: Author entry gives direct access to particular documents whilst at the same time collocating documents with the same author.
    Ex: An indexer who is familiar with a given indexing language may be capable of accomplishing the three stages concurrently.
    Ex: This sub-stage and the next one must proceed side-by-side.
    Ex: No one catalogue can satisfy all the requirements of all users simultaneously.
    Ex: He then dropped the metal suddenly into the mouth of the mould, and at the same instant gave it a jerk or toss to force the metal into the recesses of the matrix (the precise form of the jerk varying with the different letters).
    Ex: The afternoon sessions will run in parallel.
    Ex: In tandem, tiered instruction and assessment offer the opportunity to analyze the outcomes of specific levels of information literacy.
    Ex: For example, an obvious question is do most people only have one book on the go at the one time?.
    Ex: Most of them are mitotically stable, and the integration of the vector into the host genome frequently occurred in a tandem fashion.
    Ex: It is important to recognise that division must be by one principle at a time.
    Ex: Macaronic poetry is often used as a vehicle for humorous social criticism, but also as a ludic exercise and linguistic challenge, or simply for the delight of hearing different languages in unison.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la vez

  • 13 a voces

    adv.
    aloud, in a loud voice, at the top of one's voice, clamorously.
    * * *
    shouting
    * * *
    = vociferously, vociferous, open outcry
    Ex. This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex. The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex. Also revealed is the endangerment of the open outcry trading system as the digital revolution replaces it at many of the world's financial exchanges.
    * * *
    = vociferously, vociferous, open outcry

    Ex: This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.

    Ex: The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex: Also revealed is the endangerment of the open outcry trading system as the digital revolution replaces it at many of the world's financial exchanges.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a voces

  • 14 abasto

    m.
    1 provisioning, supplying, profusion, plenty.
    2 supply.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: abastar.
    * * *
    1 (abastecimiento) supplying, provision
    2 (abundancia) abundance
    1 provisions, supplies
    \
    dar abasto familiar to be sufficient for
    es que no doy abasto I just can't cope, I can't keep up
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=provisión) supply

    dar abasto a un pedido — to fill an order, meet an order

    no puedo dar abasto (a) — (fig) I can't cope o keep up (with)

    2) Cono Sur public meat market
    3) Caribe grocer's (shop), grocery store
    * * *
    a) ( aprovisionamiento) supply

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo — they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastosmasculino plural basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)

    * * *
    = supply, provision.
    Ex. The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex. Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    ----
    * dar abasto = cope.
    * dar abasto con = cope with.
    * mercado de abastos = public market.
    * * *
    a) ( aprovisionamiento) supply

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo — they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastosmasculino plural basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)

    * * *
    = supply, provision.

    Ex: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.

    Ex: Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    * dar abasto = cope.
    * dar abasto con = cope with.
    * mercado de abastos = public market.

    * * *
    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo que tienen they can't cope with all the work they have
    abastos mpl basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)
    * * *

    abasto sustantivo masculino

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastos sustantivo masculino plural

    basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)
    abasto m (usu pl) abastos, provisions pl, supplies pl; mercado de abastos, wholesale food market
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar no dar abasto, not to be able to have a rest o not to be able to cope: en Navidades las bodegas no dan abasto, the wine shops can't cope at Christmas
    ' abasto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    English:
    cope
    * * *
    abasto nm
    1. [provisión, suministro] supply
    2. Ven [tienda] grocer's (shop), grocery store
    3. Comp
    no dar abasto to be unable to cope;
    no da abasto con tanto trabajo she can't cope with so much work
    * * *
    m
    :
    no dan abasto (con) they can’t cope (with)
    * * *
    abasto nm
    : supply, supplying
    no da abasto: there isn't enough for all

    Spanish-English dictionary > abasto

  • 15 acceso

    m.
    1 entrance (entrada).
    2 access (paso).
    3 approach road (road).
    4 fit (ataque).
    un acceso de tos a fit of coughing
    5 outburst, seizure, onrush, outbreak.
    6 attack, bout.
    7 gateway.
    8 aditus.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: accesar.
    * * *
    1 (entrada) access, entry; (a una ciudad) approach
    2 (de tos) fit; (de fiebre) attack, bout
    3 figurado (ataque) fit, outburst
    4 INFORMÁTICA access
    \
    'Prohibido el acceso' "No admittance"
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) access, entry
    2) admittance, entrance
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=posibilidad de entrar) [a edificio, institución, mercado, documentos] access; [a competición] entry

    acceso prohibido, prohibido el acceso — no entry, no admittance

    (código de) acceso internacional — (Telec) international (dialling) code

    dar acceso a — [+ lugar] to lead to; [+ institución] to give entry to; [+ competición] to provide a place in; [+ información] to give access to

    de fácil acceso, un puerto de fácil acceso — a port with easy access

    acceso gratuitofree admission

    2) (=llegada)
    a) [en coche] access

    carretera o vía de acceso — [a ciudad] approach road; [a autovía] slip road

    b) [de avión] approach
    3) (=entrada) entrance
    4) (Univ) (=ingreso) entrance

    curso de acceso — access course

    prueba de acceso — entrance exam

    5) (Inform) access
    6) (=ataque)
    a) (Med) [de asma, fiebre] attack; [de tos] fit
    b) [de celos, cólera] fit; [de generosidad] display
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( a un lugar) access

    los accesos a la ciudadroads into o approaches to the city

    b) (a persona, documento) access
    c) (Inf) access

    acceso aleatorio/secuencial — random/sequential access

    2)
    a) (a puesto, cargo) accession (frml)
    b) ( a curso) entrance
    3) (Med) attack

    en un acceso de ira/celos — in a fit of rage/jealousy

    * * *
    = access, admittance, login, entry, approach path.
    Ex. Access to the contents of data bases is via some computer-searching technique, often using an online terminal.
    Ex. New rules have made it possible to show films publicly with free admittance.
    Ex. Internet access for electronic messaging, file transfer, and remote login to computer was originally only available to individuals in education and research institutions.
    Ex. The entry, change, and extraction of word and phrases from abstracts is described in detail in Chapter 9.
    Ex. Approach paths to site should be wide and non-slippery with liberal use being made of ramps.
    ----
    * acceso abierto = open access (OA).
    * acceso a distancia = remote access.
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * acceso a la información por el título = title approach.
    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * acceso aleatorio = random access.
    * acceso a los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level access.
    * acceso a los documentos = document delivery.
    * acceso concurrente = concurrent access.
    * acceso dedicado = dedicated access.
    * acceso de sólo lectura = read-only access.
    * acceso directo = direct access.
    * acceso en línea = online access.
    * acceso identificado = password access.
    * acceso libre = self-help, free access.
    * acceso mediante contraseña = password access.
    * acceso mediante línea telefónica = dial-access.
    * acceso mediante llamada telefónica = dial-in access, dial-up access, dial up phone line.
    * acceso múltiple = multiple access.
    * acceso para todos = access for all.
    * acceso por CD-ROM = CD-ROM access.
    * acceso por materias = subject access.
    * acceso público = public access.
    * acceso remoto = remote access.
    * acceso restringido = restricted access.
    * accesos = demand load.
    * acceso selectivo = selective access.
    * acceso simultáneo = concurrent access.
    * acceso sólo electrónico = e-only access.
    * acceso violento = paroxysm.
    * base de datos de acceso mediante suscripción = subscription database.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * camino de acceso = approach path.
    * clave de acceso = password.
    * Comisión Europea para la Preservación y el Acceso (ECPA) = European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA).
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * control de acceso = access control.
    * dar acceso = provide + access.
    * dar acceso a = give + access to.
    * de acceso público = publicly accessible.
    * de acceso rápido = fast-access.
    * de acceso restringido = closed access.
    * de fácil acceso = easily available, over the counter, handy.
    * derecho de acceso = access right.
    * derecho de acceso a la información = right of access to information.
    * estanterías de libre acceso = open shelves.
    * facilidad de acceso = reachability.
    * falta de acceso = unavailability.
    * fichero de acceso aleatorio = random access file.
    * fichero de punto de acceso = access-point file.
    * filtrar el acceso = filter + access.
    * fondo de acceso restringido = reserve collection.
    * fondo de recursos electrónicos de acceso restringido = electronic reserve.
    * fondos de acceso libre = open stacks.
    * fondos de acceso restringido = closed access collection, closed stacks, closed access stacks.
    * fondos de libre acceso = open access stacks.
    * igualdad de acceso = equity of access.
    * libertad de acceso a la lectura = freedom to read.
    * licencia de acceso = subscription license.
    * licencia de acceso a información electrónica = license [licence, -USA], licensing.
    * memoria de acceso aleatorio (RAM) = random access memory (RAM).
    * módulo de aceso de un portal = portlet.
    * módulo de catálogo de acceso público en línea = online public access catalogue module.
    * nombre de acceso = login.
    * nombre de acceso al sistema = system logon name.
    * obtener acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * ofrecer acceso = provide + access.
    * posibilidades de acceso = access capabilities.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * programas de acceso = access software.
    * puerta de acceso = gateway.
    * punto de acceso = access point, entry point, entry term, index entry, retrieval access, search key, access point, service point, point of access, entrance point.
    * puntos de acceso = entry vocabulary.
    * rampa de acceso = ramp, access ramp.
    * servicio de acceso público = public delivery service.
    * sistema de acceso mediante tarjeta = card access system.
    * tarjeta de acceso = swipecard.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tiempo de acceso = access time, seek time, access speed.
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * vía de acceso rápido = fast track.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( a un lugar) access

    los accesos a la ciudadroads into o approaches to the city

    b) (a persona, documento) access
    c) (Inf) access

    acceso aleatorio/secuencial — random/sequential access

    2)
    a) (a puesto, cargo) accession (frml)
    b) ( a curso) entrance
    3) (Med) attack

    en un acceso de ira/celos — in a fit of rage/jealousy

    * * *
    = access, admittance, login, entry, approach path.

    Ex: Access to the contents of data bases is via some computer-searching technique, often using an online terminal.

    Ex: New rules have made it possible to show films publicly with free admittance.
    Ex: Internet access for electronic messaging, file transfer, and remote login to computer was originally only available to individuals in education and research institutions.
    Ex: The entry, change, and extraction of word and phrases from abstracts is described in detail in Chapter 9.
    Ex: Approach paths to site should be wide and non-slippery with liberal use being made of ramps.
    * acceso abierto = open access (OA).
    * acceso a distancia = remote access.
    * acceso a la información por el autor = author approach.
    * acceso a la información por el título = title approach.
    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * acceso aleatorio = random access.
    * acceso a los artículos de las publicaciones periódicas = article-level access.
    * acceso a los documentos = document delivery.
    * acceso concurrente = concurrent access.
    * acceso dedicado = dedicated access.
    * acceso de sólo lectura = read-only access.
    * acceso directo = direct access.
    * acceso en línea = online access.
    * acceso identificado = password access.
    * acceso libre = self-help, free access.
    * acceso mediante contraseña = password access.
    * acceso mediante línea telefónica = dial-access.
    * acceso mediante llamada telefónica = dial-in access, dial-up access, dial up phone line.
    * acceso múltiple = multiple access.
    * acceso para todos = access for all.
    * acceso por CD-ROM = CD-ROM access.
    * acceso por materias = subject access.
    * acceso público = public access.
    * acceso remoto = remote access.
    * acceso restringido = restricted access.
    * accesos = demand load.
    * acceso selectivo = selective access.
    * acceso simultáneo = concurrent access.
    * acceso sólo electrónico = e-only access.
    * acceso violento = paroxysm.
    * base de datos de acceso mediante suscripción = subscription database.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * camino de acceso = approach path.
    * clave de acceso = password.
    * Comisión Europea para la Preservación y el Acceso (ECPA) = European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA).
    * conseguir acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * control de acceso = access control.
    * dar acceso = provide + access.
    * dar acceso a = give + access to.
    * de acceso público = publicly accessible.
    * de acceso rápido = fast-access.
    * de acceso restringido = closed access.
    * de fácil acceso = easily available, over the counter, handy.
    * derecho de acceso = access right.
    * derecho de acceso a la información = right of access to information.
    * estanterías de libre acceso = open shelves.
    * facilidad de acceso = reachability.
    * falta de acceso = unavailability.
    * fichero de acceso aleatorio = random access file.
    * fichero de punto de acceso = access-point file.
    * filtrar el acceso = filter + access.
    * fondo de acceso restringido = reserve collection.
    * fondo de recursos electrónicos de acceso restringido = electronic reserve.
    * fondos de acceso libre = open stacks.
    * fondos de acceso restringido = closed access collection, closed stacks, closed access stacks.
    * fondos de libre acceso = open access stacks.
    * igualdad de acceso = equity of access.
    * libertad de acceso a la lectura = freedom to read.
    * licencia de acceso = subscription license.
    * licencia de acceso a información electrónica = license [licence, -USA], licensing.
    * memoria de acceso aleatorio (RAM) = random access memory (RAM).
    * módulo de aceso de un portal = portlet.
    * módulo de catálogo de acceso público en línea = online public access catalogue module.
    * nombre de acceso = login.
    * nombre de acceso al sistema = system logon name.
    * obtener acceso = gain + access, gain + admittance.
    * ofrecer acceso = provide + access.
    * posibilidades de acceso = access capabilities.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * programas de acceso = access software.
    * puerta de acceso = gateway.
    * punto de acceso = access point, entry point, entry term, index entry, retrieval access, search key, access point, service point, point of access, entrance point.
    * puntos de acceso = entry vocabulary.
    * rampa de acceso = ramp, access ramp.
    * servicio de acceso público = public delivery service.
    * sistema de acceso mediante tarjeta = card access system.
    * tarjeta de acceso = swipecard.
    * tener acceso a información confidencial = be on the inside.
    * tiempo de acceso = access time, seek time, access speed.
    * todo el mundo debe tener acceso a la información = access for all.
    * vía de acceso rápido = fast track.

    * * *
    A
    1 (a un lugar) access
    el acceso al edificio no presenta ningún problema there is no problem gaining access to o getting into the building
    rutas de acceso approach roads
    los accesos a la ciudad están bloqueados roads into o approaches to the city are blocked
    esta puerta es el único acceso al jardín this door is the only way into o the only means of access to the garden
    rampa para acceso con silla de ruedas ramp for wheelchair access
    4 ( Inf) access
    Compuestos:
    random access
    sequential access
    B
    1 (a un puesto, cargo) accession ( frml)
    desde su acceso al poder since coming to o assuming power
    2 (a un curso) entrance
    pruebas de acceso entrance examinations
    curso de acceso preparatory course
    Compuesto:
    direct entry
    C ( Med) attack
    acceso de tos coughing fit
    acceso de fiebre attack of fever
    en un acceso de ira in a fit of rage
    acceso de celos fit of jealousy
    * * *

     

    acceso sustantivo masculino
    1


    b) (a persona, información) access

    c) (Inf) access

    2 ( a curso) entrance;

    curso de acceso preparatory course
    acceso sustantivo masculino
    1 (entrada) access, entry
    2 (ruta, camino, vía) approach, access
    3 (arrebato de ira, de alegría) fit
    Med (ataque de tos, de fiebre) fit
    4 Inform acceso aleatorio, random access
    acceso múltiple, multiaccess
    5 Univ (ingreso) prueba de acceso, entrance examination
    ' acceso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abrir
    - bloquear
    - cerrar
    - desbloquear
    - entrada
    - escultórica
    - escultórico
    - franca
    - franco
    - restringir
    - sellar
    - clave
    - directo
    English:
    access
    - access road
    - approach
    - climb
    - concrete
    - entrance
    - fit
    - insider
    - open
    - ram
    - random access
    - service road
    - slip-road
    - spasm
    - specifically
    - ticket barrier
    - accession
    - admittance
    - ease
    - entry
    - pass
    - ramp
    - slip
    * * *
    acceso nm
    1. [entrada] entrance (a to);
    la policía vigila todos los accesos a la capital the police are watching all the approaches to the capital
    2. [paso] access (a to);
    un edificio con acceso para sillas de ruedas a building with wheelchair access;
    esta escalera da acceso a los pisos superiores this staircase gives access to the upper floors;
    tener acceso a algo to have access to sth;
    tiene acceso a información confidencial she has access to confidential information;
    quieren facilitar el acceso de los jóvenes a la vivienda they want to make it easier for young people to find a place of their own (to live)
    3. [a persona] access;
    es un profesor de fácil acceso he's a very accessible teacher
    4. [ataque] fit;
    [de fiebre, gripe] bout;
    un acceso de celos/de locura a fit of jealousy/madness
    5. Formal acceso carnal [acto sexual] sexual act
    6. Informát access;
    [a página Web] hit;
    acceso a Internet Internet access
    acceso aleatorio random access;
    acceso directo direct access;
    acceso remoto remote access;
    acceso secuencial sequential access
    * * *
    m
    1 a un lugar access;
    de difícil acceso inaccessible, difficult to get to
    2 INFOR access;
    acceso a Internet Internet access
    3 de fiebre attack, bout; de tos fit;
    acceso de rabia fit of anger
    * * *
    acceso nm
    1) : access
    2) : admittance, entrance
    * * *
    1. (en general) access
    2. (carretera) road / approach [pl. approaches]

    Spanish-English dictionary > acceso

  • 16 ajustar

    v.
    2 to adjust.
    Silvia ajustó el plan adecuadamente Silvia adjusted the plan adequately.
    Silvia ajustó las tuercas de la caldera Silvia adjusted the boiler nuts.
    3 to tighten.
    ajusta bien la tapa screw the lid on tight
    4 to arrange (pactar) (matrimonio).
    5 to fit properly, to be a good fit (venir justo).
    la ventana no ajusta bien the window won't close properly
    6 to control, to set.
    Mario ajustó la temperatura Mario controlled the temperature.
    7 to hire.
    * * *
    1 (adaptar) to adjust, regulate
    2 (apretar) to tighten
    3 (encajar) to fit, fit tight
    4 (acordar) to fix, agree on, set
    1 to fit
    1 (ceñirse) to fit
    2 (ponerse de acuerdo) to come to an agreement; (estar de acuerdo) to agree with, fit in with
    \
    ajustar cuentas COMERCIO to settle up 2 figurado to settle a score
    ajustarse el cinturón to tighten one's belt
    * * *
    verb
    2) fit, tighten
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Téc)
    a) [+ pieza, grifo] [colocando] to fit; [apretando] to tighten

    ¿cómo se ajusta la baca al vehículo? — how does the roof rack fit onto the vehicle?

    b) (=regular) [+ volumen, temperatura] to adjust, regulate; [+ asiento, retrovisor] to adjust; [+ cinturón] to tighten
    c) Chile, Méx [+ motor] to fix
    2) (=pactar) [+ acuerdo, trato] to reach; [+ boda] to arrange; [+ precio] to agree on

    ajustar cuentas con algn — (lit) to settle accounts with sb; (fig) to settle one's scores with sb

    3) (=adaptar) to adjust (a to)
    4) euf (=reducir)
    5) (Cos) [+ cintura, manga] to take in
    6) (Tip) to compose
    7) [+ criado] to hire, engage
    8) CAm, Méx, Chile, Ven
    2. VI
    1) (=encajar) to fit
    2) Ven (=agudizarse) to get worse

    por el camino ajustó el aguacero — on the way, there was a sudden downpour

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( apretar) to tighten (up)
    b) ( regular) to adjust
    c) <retrovisor/asiento/cinturón de seguridad> to adjust
    d) ( encajar) < piezas> to fit
    2) ( en costura) to take in
    3)
    a) <gastos/horarios>
    b) <sueldo/jubilación> to adjust
    4) <precio/alquiler/sueldo> to fix, set
    5) < cuentas> ( sacar el resultado de) to balance; ( saldar) to settle
    2.
    ajustar vi to fit
    3.
    ajustarse v pron
    1) (refl) < cinturón de seguridad> to adjust
    2) piezas to fit
    3) (ceñirse, atenerse)

    ajustarse a algo: su declaración no se ajusta a la verdad his statement is not strictly true; deberá ajustarse a estas condiciones it will have to comply with these conditions; una sentencia que no se ajusta a derecho — a legally flawed verdict

    * * *
    = adjust, calibrate, twiddle, scale, tweak, fine tune [fine-tune], muck around/about, align.
    Ex. The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.
    Ex. The maps are calibrated to show fine distinctions within Geauga = Se calibran los mapas para mostrar pequeñas distinciones dentro de la región de Geauga.
    Ex. Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex. To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex. This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex. These statistics have been used to fine tune the system and improve response time = Se han usado estos resultados estadísticos para ajustar el funcionamiento del sistema y mejorar el tiempo de respuesta.
    Ex. I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex. Entry words may be aligned in a centre column or in a left hand column.
    ----
    * ajustar Algo a = bring + Nombre + into compliance with.
    * ajustar cuentas = settle + a score, settle + things, get + even.
    * ajustar la exposición = adjust + exposure.
    * ajustarse = suit, fit + snugly, suit + best.
    * ajustarse a = conform to, befit, align.
    * ajustarse a exigencias = suit + demands.
    * ajustarse el cinturón = tighten + Posesivo + belt, gird (up) + Posesivo + loins.
    * desajustar = throw out of + alignment.
    * que no ajusta bien = ill-fitting.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( apretar) to tighten (up)
    b) ( regular) to adjust
    c) <retrovisor/asiento/cinturón de seguridad> to adjust
    d) ( encajar) < piezas> to fit
    2) ( en costura) to take in
    3)
    a) <gastos/horarios>
    b) <sueldo/jubilación> to adjust
    4) <precio/alquiler/sueldo> to fix, set
    5) < cuentas> ( sacar el resultado de) to balance; ( saldar) to settle
    2.
    ajustar vi to fit
    3.
    ajustarse v pron
    1) (refl) < cinturón de seguridad> to adjust
    2) piezas to fit
    3) (ceñirse, atenerse)

    ajustarse a algo: su declaración no se ajusta a la verdad his statement is not strictly true; deberá ajustarse a estas condiciones it will have to comply with these conditions; una sentencia que no se ajusta a derecho — a legally flawed verdict

    * * *
    = adjust, calibrate, twiddle, scale, tweak, fine tune [fine-tune], muck around/about, align.

    Ex: The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.

    Ex: The maps are calibrated to show fine distinctions within Geauga = Se calibran los mapas para mostrar pequeñas distinciones dentro de la región de Geauga.
    Ex: Meek took her glasses off and twiddled them as her supervisor related the following incident.
    Ex: To produce a statewide estimate, this framework would need to be scaled to accommodate all public libraries in a particular state.
    Ex: This book offers strategies for high school teachers that provide tools for creating, repairing, and tweaking all the discernible components of teaching.
    Ex: These statistics have been used to fine tune the system and improve response time = Se han usado estos resultados estadísticos para ajustar el funcionamiento del sistema y mejorar el tiempo de respuesta.
    Ex: I have looked at the book and mucked around with the database and using switches but can't see a solution.
    Ex: Entry words may be aligned in a centre column or in a left hand column.
    * ajustar Algo a = bring + Nombre + into compliance with.
    * ajustar cuentas = settle + a score, settle + things, get + even.
    * ajustar la exposición = adjust + exposure.
    * ajustarse = suit, fit + snugly, suit + best.
    * ajustarse a = conform to, befit, align.
    * ajustarse a exigencias = suit + demands.
    * ajustarse el cinturón = tighten + Posesivo + belt, gird (up) + Posesivo + loins.
    * desajustar = throw out of + alignment.
    * que no ajusta bien = ill-fitting.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].

    * * *
    ajustar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (apretar) ‹tornillo/freno› to tighten (up)
    2 (regular) ‹tornillo/dispositivo› to adjust
    ajustar la entrada de agua to regulate the flow of water
    3 ‹retrovisor/asiento/cinturón› to adjust
    4 (encajar) ‹piezas› to fit
    5 ‹página› to make up
    B (en costura) to take in
    C
    1 ‹gastos/horarios› ajustar algo A algo to adapt sth TO sth
    tenemos que ajustar los gastos a los ingresos we have to tailor our expenditure to our income
    2 ‹sueldo/jubilación› to adjust
    les ajustan el sueldo con la inflación their wages are adjusted in line with inflation
    D (acordar) ‹precio/alquiler/sueldo› to fix, set
    ajustaron el precio en 120 euros the price was fixed o set at 120 euros, they agreed on a price of 120 euros
    todavía falta ajustar el alquiler we still have to reach an agreement on o agree on o fix o set the rent
    E ‹cuentas›
    2 (saldar) to settle ver tb cuenta1 f E. (↑ cuenta (1))
    ■ ajustar
    vi
    to fit
    A ( refl) ‹cinturón› to adjust
    B (encajarse, alinearse) «piezas» to fit
    C (a una condición, un horario) ajustarse A algo:
    una distribución jerárquica que no se ajusta a las necesidades reales a hierarchical structure that does not meet real needs
    esta decisión no se ajusta a su política de apertura this decision is out of line with o not in keeping with their policy of openness
    tenemos que ajustarnos al horario we must keep to o work within the timetable
    ajustémonos al tema let's keep to the subject
    su declaración no se ajusta a la verdad his statement is not strictly true
    siempre tengo que ajustarme a sus caprichos I always have to go along with his whims
    deberá ajustarse a las condiciones aquí descritas it will have to comply with the conditions laid down here
    una sentencia que no se ajusta a derecho a verdict which is legally flawed o which is wrong in law
    * * *

     

    ajustar ( conjugate ajustar) verbo transitivo
    1

    b)volumen/temperatura to adjust;


    c)retrovisor/asiento/cinturón de seguridad to adjust

    d) ( encajar) ‹ piezas to fit

    2 ( en costura) to take in
    3
    a)gastos/horarios› ajustar algo a algo to adapt sth to sth

    b)sueldos/precios to adjust

    4 ( concertar) to fix, set
    5 cuentas› ( sacar el resultado de) to balance;
    ( saldar) to settle
    verbo intransitivo
    to fit
    ajustarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( refl) ‹ cinturón de seguridad to adjust
    2 [ piezas] to fit
    ajustar verbo transitivo
    1 to adjust
    2 (apretar) to tighten
    (encajar) to fit
    3 Fin (cuenta) to settle
    ♦ Locuciones: figurado ¡ya te ajustaré las cuentas!, I'll get even with you!
    ' ajustar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adaptar
    - cuenta
    - regular
    - poner
    English:
    adjust
    - fit
    - score
    - square
    - work in
    - bone
    * * *
    vt
    1. [encajar] [piezas de motor] to fit;
    [puerta, ventana] to push to
    2. [arreglar] to adjust;
    el técnico ajustó la antena the engineer adjusted the aerial
    3. [apretar] to tighten;
    ajusta bien la tapa screw the lid on tight
    4. [poner en posición] [retrovisor, asiento] to adjust
    5. [pactar] [matrimonio] to arrange;
    [pleito] to settle; [paz] to negotiate; [precio] to fix, to agree;
    hemos ajustado la casa en cinco millones we have agreed a price of five million for the house
    6. [adaptar] to alter;
    el sastre ajustó el vestido the tailor altered the dress;
    tendrás que ajustar tus necesidades a las nuestras you'll have to adapt your needs to fit in with ours;
    tenemos que ajustar los gastos a los ingresos we shouldn't spend more than we earn;
    7. [asestar] to deal, to give
    8. Imprenta to make up
    9. [reconciliar] to reconcile
    10. [saldar] to settle;
    ajustar las cuentas a alguien to settle a score with sb;
    ¡la próxima vez que te vea ajustaremos cuentas! you'll pay for this the next time I see you!
    vi
    [venir justo] to fit properly, to be a good fit;
    la ventana no ajusta bien the window won't close properly
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 máquina etc adjust; tornillo tighten
    2 precio set;
    ajustar(le) las cuentas a alguien fig have a settling of accounts with s.o., settle accounts with s.o.
    II v/i fit
    * * *
    1) : to adjust, to adapt
    2) : to take in (clothing)
    3) : to settle, to resolve
    * * *
    1. (adaptar) to adjust
    2. (apretar) to tighten

    Spanish-English dictionary > ajustar

  • 17 al mejor precio posible

    Ex. Video collections are an essential part of the library service and librarians must be aware of demand, buy at the best possible prices and make the public aware that the service exists.
    * * *

    Ex: Video collections are an essential part of the library service and librarians must be aware of demand, buy at the best possible prices and make the public aware that the service exists.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al mejor precio posible

  • 18 ampliamente

    adv.
    1 easily.
    aquí cabe todo ampliamente there's more than enough room for everything here
    2 widely (extensamente) (aceptado, admitido).
    3 largely, thoroughly, amply, broadly.
    * * *
    1 largely
    * * *
    adv.
    widely, extensively
    * * *
    ADV (=cumplidamente) amply; (=extensamente) extensively
    * * *
    a) ( con holgura) easily
    b) ( extensamente) at (great) length
    * * *
    = amply, richly.
    Ex. As amply demonstrated in the examples above, the notation in CC is mixed.
    Ex. This is a simply written, richly illustrated weekly tabloid newspaper covering domestic and foreign affairs, sport, culture, everyday matters and television programmes.
    ----
    * ampliamente aceptado = widely accepted.
    * ampliamente generalizado = rife.
    * ampliamente usado = widely-used.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente aceptado = it + be + widely agreed.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente reconocido = it + be + widely recognised.
    * * *
    a) ( con holgura) easily
    b) ( extensamente) at (great) length
    * * *
    = amply, richly.

    Ex: As amply demonstrated in the examples above, the notation in CC is mixed.

    Ex: This is a simply written, richly illustrated weekly tabloid newspaper covering domestic and foreign affairs, sport, culture, everyday matters and television programmes.
    * ampliamente aceptado = widely accepted.
    * ampliamente generalizado = rife.
    * ampliamente usado = widely-used.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente aceptado = it + be + widely agreed.
    * ser un hecho ampliamente reconocido = it + be + widely recognised.

    * * *
    1 (con holgura) easily
    ganaron el partido ampliamente they won the game easily
    paso ampliamente de ti ( Esp fam); I couldn't care less o two hoots what you think ( o want etc) ( colloq)
    2 (extensamente) at (great) length
    * * *
    1. [con espacio] easily;
    aquí cabe todo ampliamente there's more than enough room for everything here;
    batió el récord del mundo ampliamente she easily beat the world record, she beat the world record by some distance
    2. [extensamente] [aceptado, debatido] widely;
    el público ha sido informado ampliamente the public has been fully informed;
    la eficacia del método ha quedado ampliamente demostrada the method has clearly been shown to be effective
    3. Fam [mucho]
    paso ampliamente de hablar con ella there's no way I'm talking to her
    * * *
    adv widely

    Spanish-English dictionary > ampliamente

  • 19 apremiar

    v.
    1 to be pressing (ser urgente).
    ¡el tiempo apremia! we're running out of time, time is short
    2 to urge, to excite, to buck up, to hasten.
    María apremiaba a su hijo a hablar Mary urged her son to talk.
    3 to compel.
    Ella apremió las directrices She compelled the guidelines.
    * * *
    1 (compeler) to urge, press, compel, put pressure on
    2 (dar prisa) to hurry, rush
    3 DERECHO to compel, constrain
    1 to be urgent
    el tiempo apremia time is short, time is running out, time presses on
    * * *
    verb
    1) to urge, press
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=apurar) to urge, urge on, press; (=obligar) to force

    apremiar a algn a hacer algo, apremiar a algn para que haga algo — to press sb to do sth

    2) (=dar prisa a) to hurry, hurry along
    3) (=oprimir) to oppress; (=acosar) to harass
    2.

    apremiaba repararlo — it was in urgent need of repair work, it urgently needed repairing o to be repaired

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo ( presionar)

    lo apremiaron con preguntasthey badgered o harassed him with questions

    2.
    * * *
    = come under + pressure, hustle.
    Ex. Over the last 10 years public archive material has come under increased pressure because of the growing numbers of users and the phenomenal expansion in the range of material.
    Ex. The fair is open for visits from parents and friends as well as pupils and it is important that no one should be hustled through too quickly.
    ----
    * dificultad + apremiar = difficulty + dog.
    * tiempo + apremiar = time + press, time + be of the essence.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo ( presionar)

    lo apremiaron con preguntasthey badgered o harassed him with questions

    2.
    * * *
    = come under + pressure, hustle.

    Ex: Over the last 10 years public archive material has come under increased pressure because of the growing numbers of users and the phenomenal expansion in the range of material.

    Ex: The fair is open for visits from parents and friends as well as pupils and it is important that no one should be hustled through too quickly.
    * dificultad + apremiar = difficulty + dog.
    * tiempo + apremiar = time + press, time + be of the essence.

    * * *
    apremiar [A1 ]
    vt
    1
    (presionar): me están apremiando para que termine el trabajo they are putting pressure on me to get the job finished, they are pressuring ( AmE) o ( BrE) pressurising me to get the job finished
    estamos apremiados de tiempo we are pushed for o short of time
    lo apremiaron con preguntas they badgered o harassed him with questions
    no lo apremies que lo vas a poner nervioso don't hurry o rush him, you'll make him nervous
    2 ( Adm) to present a final demand to; ( Der) to obtain a court order o liability order against; (recargar) to surcharge
    ■ apremiar
    vi
    apremia enviar estos pedidos these orders must be sent off urgently o as soon as possible
    el tiempo apremia time is getting on o is pressing
    apremia una solución a solution must be found as a matter of urgency
    * * *

    apremiar ( conjugate apremiar) verbo transitivo ( presionar):

    estamos apremiados de tiempo we are pushed for o short of time
    verbo intransitivo
    to be urgent;
    el tiempo apremia time is getting on o is pressing
    apremiar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 (urgir, tener prisa) to be urgent
    2 (acuciar, meter prisa) to press: el tiempo apremia, time is short

    ' apremiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    achuchar
    - acuciar
    English:
    hustle
    * * *
    vt
    1. [meter prisa]
    apremiar a alguien para que haga algo to put pressure on sb to do sth;
    nos apremian para que acabemos cuanto antes they are putting pressure on us to finish as soon as possible
    2. [obligar]
    apremiar a alguien a hacer algo to compel sb to do sth
    vi
    [ser urgente]
    el tiempo apremia we're running out of time, time is short;
    apremia que se tome una decisión a decision urgently needs to be taken
    * * *
    I v/t pressure, put pressure on
    II v/i
    :
    el tiempo apremia time is pressing
    * * *
    instar: to pressure, to urge
    urgir: to be urgent
    el tiempo apremia: time is of the essence

    Spanish-English dictionary > apremiar

  • 20 asociación

    f.
    1 association, relationship, correspondence.
    2 association, co-partnership, alliance, company.
    3 association, affiliation.
    4 association, club.
    5 association, map.
    * * *
    1 association
    \
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    asociación de vecinos residents' association
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=acción) association; (=sociedad) society, association; (Com, Econ) partnership
    * * *
    femenino association

    en asociación conin association o collaboration with

    asociación cultural/deportiva — cultural/sports association

    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro — a non-profit association (AmE), a non-profit-making association (BrE)

    * * *
    = association, association, interest group, membership, partnership, liaison, tie, tie-up, marriage, partnering, league, membership body, collective.
    Nota: Nombre.
    Ex. Corporate names, for example, names of associations, names of institutions, names of government bodies.
    Ex. It is possible and convenient to select a viewpoint on the scope, associations and labels for subjects which coincides with the way in which subjects are handled in the literature.
    Ex. The meeting agreed that the new organisation was needed to act as an interest group for the library, information science and documentation profession in the European Community.
    Ex. The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex. The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex. It is important to make sure that there is close liaison between the cataloguing department and the order department, otherwise cards are liable to be ordered twice or in insufficient quantity to meet the total demand.
    Ex. Eastern European countries longing for western scientific ties have wanted to participate in the Internet for a long time, but were excluded by government regulations.
    Ex. The report of findings may consist simply of a few pages, or be a trends and proposals report, or may suggest tie-ups with other groups.
    Ex. Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
    Ex. These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex. The ALA has never possessed those unique qualities which characterise a professional association, trade association, or business league.
    Ex. This is a membership body formally constituted in 1997.
    Ex. These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    ----
    * asociación a la que se pertenece = professional membership.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación Americana de Editores = American Association of Publishers (AAP).
    * Asociación Americana de Gestores de Documentación Administrativa = Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International).
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios (AAB) = Library Association of Australia (LAA).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación benéfica = service club.
    * asociación benéfica de hombres de negocios = Lions club.
    * Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA) = Canadian Library Association (CLA).
    * asociación comercial = trade association.
    * Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA) = YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association).
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Alemanes = Verein Deutscher Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Americanos (SAA) = Society of American Archivists (SAA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros Australianos = Australian Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Austriacos = Verband Osterreichischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Británicos = Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Canadienses = Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental (WGSA) = West German Society of Archivists (WGSA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Sudáfrica = South African Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS) = Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA) = LA (Library Association).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Universitarias y de Investigación (ACRL) = ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries).
    * asociación de compradores de un tipo de productos = consumers union.
    * asociación de inquilinos = tenants' association.
    * asociación de la comunidad = community group.
    * Asociación de Lenguas Modernas (MLA) = Modern Language Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Madres y Padres de Alumnos (AMPA) = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de padres = parents' association.
    * asociación de padres de alumnos = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de vecinos = residents' association, urban residents' association, neighbourhood association.
    * asociación de voluntarios = voluntary body.
    * Asociación Escocesa de Editores = Scottish Publishers Association (SPA).
    * Asociación Europea para el Libre Comercio (EFTA) = EFTA (European Free Trade Association).
    * Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE) = European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE).
    * Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * Asociación Internacional de Editores (IPA) = International Publishers Association (IPA).
    * asociación miembro = associate member.
    * Asociación Nacional de Archiveros y Gestores de Documentos del Gobierno (NAG = National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * Asociación para la Educación en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (ALISE) = ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education).
    * asociación perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * asociación política = political body.
    * asociación profesional = professional association, guild [gild].
    * asociación sociocultural estudiantil = fraternity.
    * Asociación Suiza de Documentación (SAD) = Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD).
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * de las asociaciones = associational.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * institución miembro de una asociación = partner institution.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * organización miembro de una asociación = partner organisation.
    * * *
    femenino association

    en asociación conin association o collaboration with

    asociación cultural/deportiva — cultural/sports association

    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro — a non-profit association (AmE), a non-profit-making association (BrE)

    * * *
    = association, association, interest group, membership, partnership, liaison, tie, tie-up, marriage, partnering, league, membership body, collective.
    Nota: Nombre.

    Ex: Corporate names, for example, names of associations, names of institutions, names of government bodies.

    Ex: It is possible and convenient to select a viewpoint on the scope, associations and labels for subjects which coincides with the way in which subjects are handled in the literature.
    Ex: The meeting agreed that the new organisation was needed to act as an interest group for the library, information science and documentation profession in the European Community.
    Ex: The sharing of expertise through membership of a club of existing users can be valuable.
    Ex: The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex: It is important to make sure that there is close liaison between the cataloguing department and the order department, otherwise cards are liable to be ordered twice or in insufficient quantity to meet the total demand.
    Ex: Eastern European countries longing for western scientific ties have wanted to participate in the Internet for a long time, but were excluded by government regulations.
    Ex: The report of findings may consist simply of a few pages, or be a trends and proposals report, or may suggest tie-ups with other groups.
    Ex: Multimedia encyclopedias on CD-ROM are a nearly perfect marriage of technology and content.
    Ex: These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex: The ALA has never possessed those unique qualities which characterise a professional association, trade association, or business league.
    Ex: This is a membership body formally constituted in 1997.
    Ex: These collectives are at present seeking compensation for copies made of copyrighted material based on the nature, volume and use of copies made.
    * asociación a la que se pertenece = professional membership.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación Americana de Editores = American Association of Publishers (AAP).
    * Asociación Americana de Gestores de Documentación Administrativa = Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA International).
    * Asociación Americana de Productores Cinematográficos = Motion Picture Association of America.
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios (AAB) = Library Association of Australia (LAA).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación benéfica = service club.
    * asociación benéfica de hombres de negocios = Lions club.
    * Asociación Canadiense de Bibliotecarios (CLA) = Canadian Library Association (CLA).
    * asociación comercial = trade association.
    * Asociación Cristiana de Mujeres Jóvenes (YWCA) = YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association).
    * asociación de antiguos alumnos = alumni association.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Alemanes = Verein Deutscher Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Americanos (SAA) = Society of American Archivists (SAA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros Australianos = Australian Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Austriacos = Verband Osterreichischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Británicos = Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Canadienses = Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental (WGSA) = West German Society of Archivists (WGSA).
    * Asociación de Archiveros de Sudáfrica = South African Society of Archivists.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Archivare.
    * Asociación de Archiveros Suizos (AAS) = Association of Swiss Archivists (ASA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA) = LA (Library Association).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Universitarias y de Investigación (ACRL) = ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries).
    * asociación de compradores de un tipo de productos = consumers union.
    * asociación de inquilinos = tenants' association.
    * asociación de la comunidad = community group.
    * Asociación de Lenguas Modernas (MLA) = Modern Language Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Madres y Padres de Alumnos (AMPA) = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de padres = parents' association.
    * asociación de padres de alumnos = Parent-Teacher Association (PTA).
    * asociación de vecinos = residents' association, urban residents' association, neighbourhood association.
    * asociación de voluntarios = voluntary body.
    * Asociación Escocesa de Editores = Scottish Publishers Association (SPA).
    * Asociación Europea para el Libre Comercio (EFTA) = EFTA (European Free Trade Association).
    * Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE) = European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE).
    * Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * Asociación Internacional de Archivos Sonoros (IASA) = International Association of Sound Archives (IASA).
    * Asociación Internacional de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agricultura = International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists (IAALD).
    * Asociación Internacional de Editores (IPA) = International Publishers Association (IPA).
    * asociación miembro = associate member.
    * Asociación Nacional de Archiveros y Gestores de Documentos del Gobierno (NAG = National Association of Government Archivists and Records Administrators (NAGARA).
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * Asociación Nacional para Adquisiciones (NAG) = National Acquisitions Group (NAG).
    * Asociación para la Educación en Biblioteconomía y Documentación (ALISE) = ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education).
    * asociación perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * asociación política = political body.
    * asociación profesional = professional association, guild [gild].
    * asociación sociocultural estudiantil = fraternity.
    * Asociación Suiza de Documentación (SAD) = Swiss Association for Documentation (SAD).
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * de las asociaciones = associational.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * institución miembro de una asociación = partner institution.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * organización miembro de una asociación = partner organisation.

    * * *
    1 (acción) association
    en asociación con la BBC in association o collaboration with the BBC
    derecho de asociación freedom of association o assembly
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    asociación de palabras word association
    2 (sociedad, agrupación) association
    asociación comercial trade association
    asociación cultural/deportiva cultural/sports association
    una asociación sin ánimo or afán de lucro a non-profit association ( AmE), a non-profit making association ( BrE)
    Compuestos:
    parents association
    residents association
    labor union ( AmE), trade union ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    asociación sustantivo femenino
    association;

    asociación sustantivo femenino association

    ' asociación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    APA
    - baja
    - colectiva
    - colectivo
    - colegio
    - juventud
    - organización
    - pertenencia
    - pro
    - salirse
    - sociedad
    - unión
    - agrupación
    - asociado
    - beneficencia
    - círculo
    - cooperativa
    - cuota
    - filial
    - formar
    - gremial
    - hermandad
    - liga
    - miembro
    - recordar
    - salir
    - secretario
    English:
    AA
    - AMA
    - ASPCA
    - association
    - BMA
    - charity
    - combine
    - fellow
    - fellowship
    - fraternity
    - partnership
    - PTA
    - society
    - subscription
    - support
    - YMCA
    - YWCA
    - guild
    - housing
    - NSPCC
    - RSPCA
    - sisterhood
    - SPCA
    - SPCC
    - student
    - union
    * * *
    1. [acción] association;
    en asociación con la ONU in association with the UN
    asociación de ideas association of ideas;
    asociación libre free association
    2. [grupo, colectivo] association;
    una asociación cultural a cultural association;
    una asociación ecologista an environmental group
    asociación de consumidores consumer association;
    Asociación Europea de Libre Comercio European Free Trade Association;
    asociación gremial trade association;
    asociación de padres de alumnos = Spanish association for parents of schoolchildren, ≈ PTA;
    asociación de vecinos residents' association
    * * *
    f association;
    asociación de ideas association of ideas
    * * *
    1) : association, relationship
    2) : society, group, association
    * * *
    asociación n association

    Spanish-English dictionary > asociación

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