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remotely controllable

  • 1 codificado

    adj.
    coded, encrypted, encoded, hidden in code.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: codificar.
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    1.
    SM
    2.
    ADJ coded
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    = scrambled, coded.
    Ex. The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.
    Ex. In UNIMARC the coded information block, block 1 --, contains coded fixed length data elements.
    ----
    * codificado de antemano = precoded [pre-coded].
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * mensaje codificado = encrypted message.
    * no codificado = non-coded.
    * * *
    = scrambled, coded.

    Ex: The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.

    Ex: In UNIMARC the coded information block, block 1 --, contains coded fixed length data elements.
    * codificado de antemano = precoded [pre-coded].
    * información no codificada = non-coded information.
    * mensaje codificado = encrypted message.
    * no codificado = non-coded.

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    codificado, -a adj
    [emisión de TV] scrambled
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    adj TV encrypted

    Spanish-English dictionary > codificado

  • 2 controlable

    adj.
    1 controllable, manageable, governable.
    2 controllable.
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    1 controllable
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    Ex. The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.
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    Ex: The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.

    * * *
    adj controllable

    Spanish-English dictionary > controlable

  • 3 controlado

    adj.
    controlled, restrained, managed, regulated.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: controlar.
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    ADJ [experimento] controlled

    no se preocupen, está todo controlado — don't worry, everything's under control

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    = controlled, supervised, moderated, dominated, metered.
    Ex. Of the 403 million ECU devoted to energy research in 1982, the largest part was spent on controlled thermonuclear fusion.
    Ex. This model can handle supervised learning and unsupervised learning simultaneously.
    Ex. this paper discusses some of the issues involved in using electronic mailing lists and listservs and describes 2 basic types of listservs: open lists; controlled lists and moderated lists.
    Ex. Left-brain dominated people tend to be more logical and analytical in their thinking.
    Ex. This article describes a technique for offering metered, selective, access to CD-ROM databases on a pay as you use basis.
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    * bien controlado = well-regulated.
    * controlado a distancia = remotely controllable.
    * controlado automáticamente = auto-controlled.
    * controlado de cerca = closely monitored.
    * controlado por el estado = state-controlled.
    * controlado por el gobierno = state-controlled.
    * controlado por ordenador = computer-controlled.
    * controlado por reloj = metered.
    * descontrolado = untethered.
    * indización en lenguaje controlado = controlled-language indexing.
    * lenguaje controlado = controlled language.
    * lenguaje de indización controlado = controlled indexing language.
    * mantener Algo controlado = keep + Nombre + in check.
    * mantener todo controlado = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * sonrisa controlada = subdued laugh.
    * sustancia controlada = controlled substance.
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * término de indización controlado = controlled index term, controlled indexing term.
    * término del lenguaje controlado = controlled-language term.
    * término del lenguaje de indización controlado = controlled index-language term.
    * términos controlados = controlled terms.
    * velocidad controlada por radar = radar-controlled speed.
    * vocabulario controlado = controlled vocabulary.
    * vocabulario de indización controlado = controlled indexing vocabulary.
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    = controlled, supervised, moderated, dominated, metered.

    Ex: Of the 403 million ECU devoted to energy research in 1982, the largest part was spent on controlled thermonuclear fusion.

    Ex: This model can handle supervised learning and unsupervised learning simultaneously.
    Ex: this paper discusses some of the issues involved in using electronic mailing lists and listservs and describes 2 basic types of listservs: open lists; controlled lists and moderated lists.
    Ex: Left-brain dominated people tend to be more logical and analytical in their thinking.
    Ex: This article describes a technique for offering metered, selective, access to CD-ROM databases on a pay as you use basis.
    * bien controlado = well-regulated.
    * controlado a distancia = remotely controllable.
    * controlado automáticamente = auto-controlled.
    * controlado de cerca = closely monitored.
    * controlado por el estado = state-controlled.
    * controlado por el gobierno = state-controlled.
    * controlado por ordenador = computer-controlled.
    * controlado por reloj = metered.
    * descontrolado = untethered.
    * indización en lenguaje controlado = controlled-language indexing.
    * lenguaje controlado = controlled language.
    * lenguaje de indización controlado = controlled indexing language.
    * mantener Algo controlado = keep + Nombre + in check.
    * mantener todo controlado = stay on + top of things, keep on + top of things, be on top of things.
    * sonrisa controlada = subdued laugh.
    * sustancia controlada = controlled substance.
    * tener controlado a Alguien = have + Nombre + on the run.
    * término de indización controlado = controlled index term, controlled indexing term.
    * término del lenguaje controlado = controlled-language term.
    * término del lenguaje de indización controlado = controlled index-language term.
    * términos controlados = controlled terms.
    * velocidad controlada por radar = radar-controlled speed.
    * vocabulario controlado = controlled vocabulary.
    * vocabulario de indización controlado = controlled indexing vocabulary.

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    controlado, -a adj
    controlled;
    está todo controlado everything is under control

    Spanish-English dictionary > controlado

  • 4 controlado a distancia

    Ex. The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.
    * * *

    Ex: The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.

    Spanish-English dictionary > controlado a distancia

  • 5 descodificación

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    = descrambling, unscrambling, codebreaking.
    Ex. The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.
    Ex. The scrambling and unscrambling of data are processes which are readily performed by computers, but they are, of course, available also to those who deliberately seek unauthorized access.
    Ex. The author examines the role of codebreaking in MacArthur's theater of war.
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    * clave de descodificación = unscrambling key.
    * programa de descodificación = cracker.
    * * *
    = descrambling, unscrambling, codebreaking.

    Ex: The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.

    Ex: The scrambling and unscrambling of data are processes which are readily performed by computers, but they are, of course, available also to those who deliberately seek unauthorized access.
    Ex: The author examines the role of codebreaking in MacArthur's theater of war.
    * clave de descodificación = unscrambling key.
    * programa de descodificación = cracker.

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    descodificación, decodificación nf
    decoding
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    f decoding

    Spanish-English dictionary > descodificación

  • 6 distancia

    f.
    1 distance (espacio).
    estábamos a bastante distancia del incendio we were quite a distance from the fire
    ¿a qué distancia está el próximo pueblo? how far is the next town?
    está a varios kilómetros de distancia it is several kilometers away
    a distancia from a distance
    mantener a distancia to keep at a distance
    mantenerse a una distancia prudencial de to keep at a safe distance from
    distancia de seguridad safe distance
    We traveled quite a long distance Recorrimos un buena distancia.
    2 gap, space.
    está a dos minutos de distancia del ciclista francés he's two minutes away from the French cyclist
    3 difference (diferencia).
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: distanciar.
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    1 distance
    2 figurado (diferencia) difference, gap
    \
    a distancia from a distance
    acortar distancias to bridge the gap
    guardar las distancias to keep one's distance
    distancia focal focal length
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) [en el espacio] distance

    ¿qué distancia hay entre Sevilla y Granada? — what's the distance between Seville and Granada?

    ¿a qué distancia está Madrid de Barcelona? — how far (away) is Madrid from Barcelona?, how far is it from Madrid to Barcelona?

    a distancia — from a distance

    la Universidad a distancia the Open University

    acortar las distancias — to shorten the distance

    el Real Madrid ha acortado las distancias con el Barcelona — Real Madrid is closing in on Barcelona, Real Madrid is closing the gap with Barcelona

    ganar distancias — to get ahead, make progress

    guardar o mantener las distancias, mantenerse a distancia — to keep one's distance

    marcar distancias, el Atlético marcó distancias con el segundo clasificado — Atlético put some distance between itself and the second-placed team

    salvando las distancias, es, salvando las distancias, el Picasso de nuestros días — he's the Picasso of today, give or take some obvious differences

    distancia de despegue — (Aer) length of takeoff

    distancia de seguridad — (Aut) safe distance

    2) [entre opiniones, creencias] distance, gap
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    1) ( en el espacio) distance

    ¿qué distancia hay de Tijuana a Tucson? — how far is it from Tijuana to Tucson?

    ¿a qué distancia está Londres? — how far is it to London?

    una llamada de or a larga distancia — a long-distance call

    a distancia: se situó a distancia para verlo en conjunto she stood back to see it as a whole; se veía a distancia one could see it from a distance; mantenerse a distancia to keep at a distance; en la distancia in the distance; guardar or mantener las distancias to keep one's distance; salvando las distancias: es como París, salvando las distancias — it's like Paris, up to a point (colloq)

    4) ( afectiva) distance

    una gran distancia los separaa rift has opened up between them

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    = remoteness, separation, distance.
    Ex. One of the major problems to be overcome in this unique form of supranational government is that of remoteness.
    Ex. This wide separation of related subject areas is one of the major criticisms of the Dewey scheme.
    Ex. This has proved a useful way of reducing some of the problems of distance and cost in relation to both travelling and telephone calls.
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    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * acortar las distancias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * 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.
    * aprendizaje a distancia = distance learning, open learning.
    * a un día de distancia de = one day away from.
    * controlado a distancia = remotely controllable.
    * corta distancia de desplazamiento = easy travelling distance.
    * curso a distancia = telecourse.
    * de larga distancia = long-distance.
    * desaparecer en la distancia = disappear in + the distance.
    * desplazarse grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * distancia a pie = walking distance.
    * distancia de desplazamiento = travel distance.
    * distancia de frenado = braking distance.
    * distancia de Hausdorff = Hausdorff distance.
    * distancia de seguridad = stopping distance, braking distance.
    * distancia focal = focal length.
    * distancia recorrida = mileage.
    * distancia + ser de + Número = be + Medida + apart.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * Educación a Distancia = distance education, Open College.
    * enseñanza a distancia = distance learning, distance teaching.
    * Enseñanza Politécnica a Distancia = Open Polytechnic.
    * estar a años de distancia = be years away.
    * estar a + Cantidad + de distancia = Cantidad + distant from.
    * estar a + Expresión Numérica + de distancia = be + Número + away.
    * estudiante a distancia = distance student.
    * informática a distancia = telecomputing.
    * larga distancia = long haul.
    * largas distancias = large distances.
    * llamada de larga distancia = long-distance call.
    * llamada telefónica de larga distancia = long-distance (tele)phone call.
    * mando a distancia = remote control, remote controller.
    * mantener las distancias con = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantenerse a distancia = stand off.
    * medicina a distancia = telemedicine.
    * Medida de Distancia + de distancia = Medida de Distancia + off.
    * otear en la distancia = loom + far in the distance.
    * recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * red de larga distancia = long haul network.
    * reducir las distancias = reduce + distance, close + the gap.
    * salvar las distancias = bridge + the chasm, bridge + the gap, bridge + the divide, bridge + the gulf.
    * situado a cierta distancia = further afield.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * trabajador a distancia = teleworker, telecommuter.
    * trabajar a distancia = telecommute.
    * trabajo a distancia = telecommuting, teleworking, telework.
    * universidad a distancia = open university, open college.
    * universidad nacional de educación a distancia (UNED) = open university.
    * vislumbrar en la distancia = loom + far in the distance.
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    1) ( en el espacio) distance

    ¿qué distancia hay de Tijuana a Tucson? — how far is it from Tijuana to Tucson?

    ¿a qué distancia está Londres? — how far is it to London?

    una llamada de or a larga distancia — a long-distance call

    a distancia: se situó a distancia para verlo en conjunto she stood back to see it as a whole; se veía a distancia one could see it from a distance; mantenerse a distancia to keep at a distance; en la distancia in the distance; guardar or mantener las distancias to keep one's distance; salvando las distancias: es como París, salvando las distancias — it's like Paris, up to a point (colloq)

    4) ( afectiva) distance

    una gran distancia los separaa rift has opened up between them

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    = remoteness, separation, distance.

    Ex: One of the major problems to be overcome in this unique form of supranational government is that of remoteness.

    Ex: This wide separation of related subject areas is one of the major criticisms of the Dewey scheme.
    Ex: This has proved a useful way of reducing some of the problems of distance and cost in relation to both travelling and telephone calls.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * acortar las distancias = close + the gap.
    * acortar las distancias entre... y = narrow + the gap between... and.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * 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.
    * aprendizaje a distancia = distance learning, open learning.
    * a un día de distancia de = one day away from.
    * controlado a distancia = remotely controllable.
    * corta distancia de desplazamiento = easy travelling distance.
    * curso a distancia = telecourse.
    * de larga distancia = long-distance.
    * desaparecer en la distancia = disappear in + the distance.
    * desplazarse grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * distancia a pie = walking distance.
    * distancia de desplazamiento = travel distance.
    * distancia de frenado = braking distance.
    * distancia de Hausdorff = Hausdorff distance.
    * distancia de seguridad = stopping distance, braking distance.
    * distancia focal = focal length.
    * distancia recorrida = mileage.
    * distancia + ser de + Número = be + Medida + apart.
    * distancia social = social distance.
    * Educación a Distancia = distance education, Open College.
    * enseñanza a distancia = distance learning, distance teaching.
    * Enseñanza Politécnica a Distancia = Open Polytechnic.
    * estar a años de distancia = be years away.
    * estar a + Cantidad + de distancia = Cantidad + distant from.
    * estar a + Expresión Numérica + de distancia = be + Número + away.
    * estudiante a distancia = distance student.
    * informática a distancia = telecomputing.
    * larga distancia = long haul.
    * largas distancias = large distances.
    * llamada de larga distancia = long-distance call.
    * llamada telefónica de larga distancia = long-distance (tele)phone call.
    * mando a distancia = remote control, remote controller.
    * mantener las distancias con = keep + Nombre + at arm's length.
    * mantenerse a distancia = stand off.
    * medicina a distancia = telemedicine.
    * Medida de Distancia + de distancia = Medida de Distancia + off.
    * otear en la distancia = loom + far in the distance.
    * recorrer grandes distancias = travel + long distances.
    * red de larga distancia = long haul network.
    * reducir las distancias = reduce + distance, close + the gap.
    * salvar las distancias = bridge + the chasm, bridge + the gap, bridge + the divide, bridge + the gulf.
    * situado a cierta distancia = further afield.
    * tener mucha distancia que recorrer = have + a long way to go.
    * trabajador a distancia = teleworker, telecommuter.
    * trabajar a distancia = telecommute.
    * trabajo a distancia = telecommuting, teleworking, telework.
    * universidad a distancia = open university, open college.
    * universidad nacional de educación a distancia (UNED) = open university.
    * vislumbrar en la distancia = loom + far in the distance.

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    A (en el espacio) distance
    la distancia que separa dos puntos the distance between two points
    ¿qué distancia hay de Tijuana a Tucson? what's the distance between Tijuana and Tucson?, how far is it from Tijuana to Tucson?
    ¿a qué distancia está Londres? how far is it to London?, how far is London?
    presenciaron la explosión a una distancia prudencial they witnessed the explosion from a safe distance
    una llamada de or a larga distancia a long-distance call
    B ( en locs):
    a distancia: procesamiento de textos a distancia off-site o remote text processing
    se situó a distancia para verlo en conjunto she stood back o she stood some distance away to see it as a whole
    en la distancia in the distance
    guardar or mantener las distancias to keep one's distance
    salvando las distancias: ¡es un Einstein! — salvando las distancias he's another Einstein! — well, I wouldn't go that far!
    es como París, salvando las distancias it's like Paris, although clearly you can only take the comparison so far ( colloq)
    tomar distancia ( Mil) to measure an arm's length from the next person
    hay que tomar distancia para ser objetivo in order to be objective you have to stand back from it o distance yourself from it o ( colloq) get a distance on it
    Compuesto:
    distancia de frenado/parada
    braking/stopping distance
    C
    (en el tiempo): la distancia que nos separa de la Reconquista the distance (in time) between the Reconquest and the present day
    a distancia el incidente le pareció una tontería looking back o in retrospect, the incident seemed insignificant
    D (afectiva) distance
    este incidente aumentó la distancia entre ellos this incident widened the distance o gap between them
    ahora una gran distancia los separa now they're worlds o poles apart, a rift o gulf has opened up between them
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    Del verbo distanciar: ( conjugate distanciar)

    distancia es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    distancia    
    distanciar
    distancia sustantivo femenino


    ¿a qué distancia está Londres? how far is it to London?, se situó a una distancia de un metro she stood a meter away;
    See Also→ llamada
    b) ( en locs)

    a distancia: se situó a distancia para verlo en conjunto she stood back to see it as a whole;

    se veía a distancia one could see it from a distance;
    mantenerse a distancia to keep at a distance;
    en la distancia in the distance;
    See Also→ educación 1, See Also→ enseñanza b
    distanciar ( conjugate distanciar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( espaciar) to space … out

    b) ( en lo afectivo) [amigos/familiares] to make … drift apart;

    distancia a algn de algn to distance sb from sb
    distanciarse verbo pronominal
    a) ( en el espacio) distanciase de algo to get far from sth

    b) ( en lo afectivo) ( recípr) to grow o drift apart;

    ( refl) distanciase de algn to distance oneself from sb
    distancia sustantivo femenino distance: lo contemplábamos a distancia, we looked at it from a distance
    nos sentamos a cierta distancia, we sat at a distance
    su silueta apareció en la distancia, her figure appeared in the distance
    distanciar verbo transitivo to separate
    ' distancia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - calcular
    - cerca
    - corta
    - corto
    - cuentakilómetros
    - desde
    - enfriar
    - focal
    - mando
    - mantenerse
    - notable
    - pequeña
    - pequeño
    - recorrer
    - salvar
    - separar
    - separación
    - separarse
    - tirada
    - trayecto
    - UNED
    - a
    - acortar
    - ahuyentar
    - breve
    - caminar
    - cuadra
    - educación
    - enseñanza
    - hacer
    - llamada
    - medir
    - noviazgo
    - ómnibus
    - paso
    - radio
    - trecho
    - universidad
    - vislumbrar
    English:
    apart
    - control
    - cover
    - discreet
    - distance
    - do
    - far
    - fly
    - for
    - from
    - gap
    - haul
    - hold off
    - into
    - journey
    - keep away
    - narrow
    - off
    - pace
    - remote control
    - ride
    - stare
    - step
    - walk
    - way
    - within
    - commuter
    - detachment
    - long-distance
    - long
    - mileage
    - open
    - recede
    - remote
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    1. [espacio] distance;
    recorrer la distancia entre dos pueblos to cover the distance between two towns;
    ¿a qué distancia está el próximo pueblo? how far is the next town?;
    ¿cuál es la distancia o [m5] qué distancia hay entre Asunción y Montevideo? what is the distance between Asunción and Montevideo?;
    estábamos a bastante distancia del incendio we were quite a distance from the fire;
    los viandantes observaban el incidente a cierta distancia the passers-by watched the incident from a distance;
    a tanta distancia no puedo decirte quién es I can't say who it is from this distance;
    mantenerse a una distancia prudencial de to keep at a safe distance from;
    está a varios kilómetros de distancia it is several kilometres away;
    a distancia from a distance;
    estudiar a distancia to study by distance learning;
    mantener algo/a alguien a distancia to keep sth/sb at a distance;
    mantenerse a distancia (de) to keep one's distance (from);
    en la distancia in the distance
    distancia focal focal distance, focal length;
    distancia de frenado braking distance;
    distancia de seguridad safe distance [from the vehicle in front];
    mantenga la distancia de seguridad [en letrero de tráfico] keep your distance
    2. [en el tiempo] gap, space;
    está a dos minutos de distancia del ciclista francés he's two minutes away from the French cyclist;
    hay varios años de distancia entre estas dos fotografías the two photographs were taken several years apart;
    con la distancia que da el tiempo, desde la distancia looking back, in retrospect;
    ahora, desde la distancia, creo que nos equivocamos now, in retrospect, I think we were wrong
    3. [diferencia] difference;
    hay o [m5] media una gran distancia entre ambas teorías there is a great difference between the two theories;
    salvando las distancias allowing for the obvious differences
    4. [entre personas] distance;
    la lucha por la herencia aumentó la distancia entre los hermanos the dispute over the inheritance drove the brothers further apart;
    guardar o [m5] mantener las distancias (con alguien) to keep one's distance (from sb);
    acortar (las) distancias to come closer (to an agreement)
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    distance;
    a distancia at a distance;
    acortar distancias tb fig bridge the gap, catch up;
    guardar (las) distancias fig keep one’s distance
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    : distance
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    distancia n distance
    ¿a qué distancia? how far
    ¿a qué distancia está el mar? how far is the sea?
    ¿qué distancia hay entre Cádiz y Córdoba? how far is it from Cádiz to Córdoba?

    Spanish-English dictionary > distancia

  • 7 que se coloca en lo alto del televisor

    (n.) = set-top
    Ex. The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.
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    (n.) = set-top

    Ex: The set-top box may also contain remotely controllable descrambling circuits for services which are transmitted in a scrambled form.

    Spanish-English dictionary > que se coloca en lo alto del televisor

  • 8 a

    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.
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    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
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    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
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    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
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    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)
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    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

  • 9 a distancia

    adj.
    remote, long-distance.
    adv.
    at a distance, far, distantly, afar.
    * * *
    from a distance
    * * *
    = remote, remotely, distantly
    Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex. For example, if cataloguing input is entered directly using a keyboard, whether this be through a microcomputer or remotely via a terminal, then this is online operation.
    Ex. An instructor can setup a learning group and those who wish to be guided distantly during the study may join the group.
    * * *
    = remote, remotely, distantly

    Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.

    Ex: For example, if cataloguing input is entered directly using a keyboard, whether this be through a microcomputer or remotely via a terminal, then this is online operation.
    Ex: An instructor can setup a learning group and those who wish to be guided distantly during the study may join the group.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a distancia

  • 10 absoluto

    adj.
    1 absolute, perfect, out-and-out, teetotal.
    2 absolute, absolutist, arbitrary, dictatorial.
    3 utter.
    4 absolute.
    * * *
    1 absolute
    \
    en absoluto not at all, by no means
    estar prohibido,-a en absoluto to be absolutely forbidden
    nada en absoluto nothing at all
    * * *
    (f. - absoluta)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no relativo) absolute
    2) (=máximo) [prioridad] top; [reposo, fe] complete; [verdad] absolute

    existe compenetración absoluta entre los dos — there is a perfect understanding between them, they understand each other perfectly

    3) [monarquía, poder] absolute
    4)

    -¿es verdad? -no, en absoluto — "is it true?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

    -¿te importa? -en absoluto — "do you mind?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) <monarca/poder> absolute
    2)
    a) ( total) total, absolute; complete
    b)

    en absoluto — (loc adv)

    ¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

    * * *
    = absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.
    Ex. It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.
    Ex. Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex. Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
    Ex. When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
    Ex. Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    Ex. There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
    Ex. A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
    Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    ----
    * correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
    * mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
    * regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) <monarca/poder> absolute
    2)
    a) ( total) total, absolute; complete
    b)

    en absoluto — (loc adv)

    ¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

    * * *
    = absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.

    Ex: It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.

    Ex: Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex: Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
    Ex: When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
    Ex: Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    Ex: There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
    Ex: A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
    Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    * correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
    * mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
    * regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.

    * * *
    A ‹monarca/poder› absolute
    B (no relativo) ‹valor› absolute
    C
    1 (total) ‹silencio› total, absolute; ‹reposo› complete, absolute; ‹confianza› complete, total, absolute; ‹miseria› utter, absolute
    los dejó en la ruina más absoluta he left them absolutely o utterly penniless
    tengo la absoluta certeza de que lo encontraremos allí I am absolutely convinced that we'll find him there
    2
    en absoluto ( loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all
    no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
    no hizo nada en absoluto he didn't do a thing, he did absolutely nothing
    es un caso en absoluto aislado it is by no means an isolated case
    D ‹adjetivo/construcción› absolute
    un uso absoluto de un verbo transitivo a transitive verb used absolutely
    * * *

    absoluto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1monarca/poder absolute
    2


    b)

    en absoluto ( loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all;

    no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
    absoluto,-a
    I adj (independiente) absolute
    (completo, intenso) total, complete: necesito silencio absoluto para poder escribir, I need total silence to be able to write
    (sin réplica) absolute: ejerce un dominio absoluto sobre sus amigos, he has total control over his friends
    II sustantivo masculino absolute
    ♦ Locuciones: en absoluto, not at all, by no means: no creas en absoluto que me fío de él, don't believe for a minute that I trust him
    ' absoluto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absoluta
    - identidad
    - interesar
    - llevarse
    - recogimiento
    - completo
    - perfecto
    - relativo
    - silencio
    - total
    English:
    absolute
    - absolutely
    - all
    - clear
    - dead
    - dislike
    - earthly
    - ignorance
    - implicit
    - least
    - long shot
    - mismatch
    - not
    - out-and-out
    - quite
    - rank
    - remotely
    - stranglehold
    - strict
    - unmitigated
    - unqualified
    - whatever
    - whatsoever
    - any
    - downright
    - hard
    * * *
    absoluto, -a
    adj
    1. [no relativo] absolute
    2. [completo] [verdad, mayoría] absolute;
    [silencio] total, absolute; [reposo] complete;
    tengo una confianza absoluta en ellos I have complete o every confidence in them;
    es el campeón absoluto de este torneo he's the overall winner of the tournament;
    es un absoluto sinvergüenza he's completely shameless
    3. [monarca] absolute
    4. Ling [ablativo, superlativo] absolute;
    ablativo absoluto ablative absolute
    5. Filosofía
    lo absoluto the absolute
    en absoluto loc adv
    nada en absoluto nothing at all;
    no me gustó en absoluto I didn't like it at all;
    ¿te importa? – en absoluto do you mind? – not at all
    * * *
    adj absolute;
    en absoluto not at all;
    nada en absoluto absolutely nothing;
    la casa no ha cambiado nada en absoluto the house hasn’t changed at all, the house hasn’t changed in the slightest;
    se negó en absoluto he refused outright
    * * *
    absoluto, -ta adj
    1) : absolute, unconditional
    2)
    en absoluto : not at all
    no me gustó en absoluto: I did not like it at all
    * * *
    absoluto adj absolute

    Spanish-English dictionary > absoluto

  • 11 agente irritante

    m.
    irritant.
    * * *
    (n.) = irritant, allergen
    Ex. Common factors affecting the quality of air in libraries include scents and other controllable irritants, dust mites, moulds and other inhaled substances associated with paper and books.
    Ex. This is a semi-humorous account of how an on-line search for allergens of the common house mite led to false drops caused by truncating the term Dermatophagoides.
    * * *
    (n.) = irritant, allergen

    Ex: Common factors affecting the quality of air in libraries include scents and other controllable irritants, dust mites, moulds and other inhaled substances associated with paper and books.

    Ex: This is a semi-humorous account of how an on-line search for allergens of the common house mite led to false drops caused by truncating the term Dermatophagoides.

    Spanish-English dictionary > agente irritante

  • 12 aislado

    adj.
    1 isolated, remote, alone, cocooned.
    2 isolated, infrequent.
    3 discrete.
    m.
    isolate.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aislar.
    * * *
    1→ link=aislar aislar
    1 (suelto) isolated
    2 TÉCNICA insulated
    * * *
    (f. - aislada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=remoto) isolated
    2) (=incomunicado) cut off

    están aislados de la civilizaciónthey are cut off o isolated from civilization

    3) (=suelto)
    4) (Elec) insulated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( alejado) remote, isolated
    b) ( sin comunicación) cut off

    aislado de algocut off o isolated from something

    c) < caso> isolated
    2) (Elec) insulated
    * * *
    = occasional, hideaway, isolated, insulated, behind closed doors, out in the woods.
    Ex. BLAISE conduct the occasional search for those libraries which do not have access to a terminal.
    Ex. Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
    Ex. In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex. Health problems and potential legal liability caused by polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulated wiring in library building air ducts is referred to.
    Ex. Committee meetings are normally held behind closed doors but, occasionally, a committee will decide to hold a public hearing on a given topic.
    Ex. This house is located in the small village and writers can get work done here but not because they are out in the woods.
    ----
    * aislado de personalidad = personality isolate.
    * aislado por el invierno = winterbound.
    * aislado por la nieve = snowbound.
    * colina aislada = butte.
    * mantenerse aislado = keep to + Reflexivo.
    * sentirse aislado = feel + left out.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1)
    a) ( alejado) remote, isolated
    b) ( sin comunicación) cut off

    aislado de algocut off o isolated from something

    c) < caso> isolated
    2) (Elec) insulated
    * * *
    = occasional, hideaway, isolated, insulated, behind closed doors, out in the woods.

    Ex: BLAISE conduct the occasional search for those libraries which do not have access to a terminal.

    Ex: Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
    Ex: In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
    Ex: Health problems and potential legal liability caused by polyvinyl chloride (PVC) insulated wiring in library building air ducts is referred to.
    Ex: Committee meetings are normally held behind closed doors but, occasionally, a committee will decide to hold a public hearing on a given topic.
    Ex: This house is located in the small village and writers can get work done here but not because they are out in the woods.
    * aislado de personalidad = personality isolate.
    * aislado por el invierno = winterbound.
    * aislado por la nieve = snowbound.
    * colina aislada = butte.
    * mantenerse aislado = keep to + Reflexivo.
    * sentirse aislado = feel + left out.

    * * *
    aislado -da
    A
    1 (alejado) remote, isolated
    el pueblo quedó aislado durante varios días the village was cut off for several days
    aislado DE algo cut off o isolated FROM sth
    desde que ella murió vive aislado del mundo since she died he's cut himself off from the world
    una zona aislada de la civilización an area cut off o isolated from civilization
    3 ‹caso› isolated
    B ( Elec) insulated
    * * *

    Del verbo aislar: ( conjugate aislar)

    aislado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    aislado    
    aislar
    aislado
    ◊ -da adjetivo




    vive aislado del mundo he's cut himself off from the world
    c) caso isolated

    d) (Elec) insulated

    aislar ( conjugate aislar) verbo transitivo
    a) (apartar, separar) ‹ enfermo to isolate, keep in isolation;

    presoto place … in solitary confinement;
    virus to isolate

    c) (Elec) to insulate

    aislarse verbo pronominal ( refl) to cut oneself off
    aislado,-a adjetivo
    1 isolated
    2 Téc insulated
    aislar verbo transitivo
    1 to isolate
    2 Téc to insulate
    ' aislado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aislada
    - incomunicada
    - incomunicado
    - tampoco
    - diablo
    - perdido
    English:
    isolated
    - isolation
    - lonely
    - marooned
    - remote
    - remotely
    - scattered
    - snow in
    - snowbound
    - cut
    - occasional
    - secluded
    - snow
    * * *
    aislado, -a adj
    1. [remoto] isolated
    2. [incomunicado] cut off;
    nos quedamos aislados por la nieve we were cut off by the snow;
    vive aislado del resto del mundo he has cut himself off from the rest of the world
    3. [singular] isolated
    4. [cable, pared] insulated
    * * *
    adj isolated
    * * *
    aislado, -da adj
    : isolated, alone
    * * *
    aislado adj isolated

    Spanish-English dictionary > aislado

  • 13 aparato de medición

    (n.) = meter
    Ex. Metered pricing would cause CD-ROM databases to behave in a similar way to online databases, in which a metering system is built into the CD-ROM and the meter is monitored either when the old CD-ROM is returned or remotely, using an online link.
    * * *
    (n.) = meter

    Ex: Metered pricing would cause CD-ROM databases to behave in a similar way to online databases, in which a metering system is built into the CD-ROM and the meter is monitored either when the old CD-ROM is returned or remotely, using an online link.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparato de medición

  • 14 aproximación

    f.
    1 approximation, approach, coming together, nearness.
    2 smoothing.
    * * *
    1 (gen) approximation
    2 (acercamiento) bringing together; (de países) rapprochement
    3 (lotería) consolation prize
    \
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) approach, rapprochement
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mat) approximation (a to)
    2) (=proximidad) nearness, closeness

    no parece ni por aproximación que vaya a ceder — he seems to be nowhere near giving up, he doesn't look remotely like giving up

    3) (=acercamiento) approach (a to)
    (Pol) rapprochement
    4) [en lotería] consolation prize
    * * *
    a) (Mat) approximation

    con una aproximación del 99% — with 99% accuracy

    * * *
    = overview, approximation, rapprochement, approach [approaches, -pl.].
    Ex. Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.
    Ex. If we try to group the concepts arising from the titles, we find that a first approximation gives us four groups.
    Ex. The antifascism of ALA executive director Carl Milam was instrumental in reaching a rapprochement.
    Ex. During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.
    ----
    * aproximación conceptual = conceptual approach.
    * * *
    a) (Mat) approximation

    con una aproximación del 99% — with 99% accuracy

    * * *
    = overview, approximation, rapprochement, approach [approaches, -pl.].

    Ex: Figure 16 on page 24 gives an overview of searching.

    Ex: If we try to group the concepts arising from the titles, we find that a first approximation gives us four groups.
    Ex: The antifascism of ALA executive director Carl Milam was instrumental in reaching a rapprochement.
    Ex: During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.
    * aproximación conceptual = conceptual approach.

    * * *
    1 ( Mat) approximation
    esta cifra sólo es una aproximación this figure is only an approximation
    lo calcularon con una aproximación del 99% they calculated it with 99% accuracy
    2
    (acercamiento): la aproximación de los dos países the rapprochement between the two countries
    un intento de aproximación an attempt to improve relations
    3 (en una lotería) prize given to holders of numbers immediately above or below the winning number
    4 ( Aviac) tb
    * * *

    aproximación sustantivo femenino approximation
    ' aproximación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estrechamiento
    - venir
    - cerca
    - como
    - hacia
    - un
    English:
    approximation
    * * *
    1. [acercamiento] approach;
    [de países] rapprochement; [de puntos de vista] converging;
    ha habido una ligera aproximación de las dos partes [en negociación] the two sides have come a little closer;
    maniobra de aproximación [de avión] approach
    2. [en cálculo] approximation
    3. [en lotería] = consolation prize given to numbers immediately before and after the winning number
    * * *
    f
    1 approximation
    2 ( acercamiento) approach
    3 en lotería consolation prize ( won by those with numbers immediately before and after the winning number)
    * * *
    1) : approximation, estimate
    2) : rapprochement

    Spanish-English dictionary > aproximación

  • 15 aspecto negativo

    m.
    negative aspect, downside.
    * * *
    (n.) = irritant
    Ex. Common factors affecting the quality of air in libraries include scents and other controllable irritants, dust mites, moulds and other inhaled substances associated with paper and books.
    * * *
    (n.) = irritant

    Ex: Common factors affecting the quality of air in libraries include scents and other controllable irritants, dust mites, moulds and other inhaled substances associated with paper and books.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aspecto negativo

  • 16 bajo agua

    adv.
    under water.
    * * *
    (adj.) = undersea, underwater
    Ex. This article details the design of and experience with a virtual reality system controlling a remotely operating undersea vehicle in Antarctica.
    Ex. A museum in Australia has used the World Wide Web to create a virtual library of underwater archaeological digs.
    * * *
    (adj.) = undersea, underwater

    Ex: This article details the design of and experience with a virtual reality system controlling a remotely operating undersea vehicle in Antarctica.

    Ex: A museum in Australia has used the World Wide Web to create a virtual library of underwater archaeological digs.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bajo agua

  • 17 bastante lejos de

    Ex. Concepts which are only remotely related to the central concept will be positioned well away from the central circle.
    * * *

    Ex: Concepts which are only remotely related to the central concept will be positioned well away from the central circle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bastante lejos de

  • 18 consumidor

    adj.
    consuming, consumptive, wasteful.
    m.
    1 consumer, user.
    2 consumer.
    * * *
    1 consuming
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 consumer
    * * *
    (f. - consumidora)
    noun
    * * *
    consumidor, -a
    SM / F consumer

    consumidor(a) de drogas — drug user, drug taker

    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex. This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    ----
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.

    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex: This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.

    * * *
    consumidor DE algo:
    los países consumidores de este cereal the countries which consume this cereal
    masculine, feminine
    consumer
    proteger al consumidor to protect the consumer
    somos grandes consumidores de carne vacuna we are great consumers of beef o beef consumers, we consume a lot of beef
    * * *

    consumidor
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    consumer
    consumidor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino consumer

    ' consumidor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consumidora
    English:
    consumer
    - consumer advocate
    - consumer credit
    - drug
    - user
    * * *
    consumidor, -ora
    adj
    el primer país consumidor de electricidad the country with the highest consumption of electricity
    nm,f
    [de producto] consumer; [en bar, restaurante] patron, customer;
    es un gran consumidor de comida rápida he eats a lot of fast food
    * * *
    m, consumidora f COM consumer
    * * *
    : consumer
    * * *
    consumidor n consumer

    Spanish-English dictionary > consumidor

  • 19 contador

    adj.
    accounting.
    m.
    1 bookkeeper, examiner, accountant, book-keeper.
    2 meter, gauger, metre.
    3 counter, adder, counting machine, hit counter.
    4 purser, steward, supercargo.
    5 slot meter.
    * * *
    1 counting
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (contable) accountant, bookkeeper
    1 meter
    ————————
    1 meter
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    contador, -a
    1.
    2. SM / F
    1) esp LAm (Com) book-keeper, accountant; (Jur) receiver
    2) And (=prestamista) pawnbroker, moneylender
    3. SM
    1) (Náut)
    2) (Téc) meter
    * * *
    I
    a) (de luz, de gas) meter; ( taxímetro) meter, taximeter
    b) (AmL) ( ábaco) abacus
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino (AmL) accountant
    * * *
    = count, meter, counter.
    Ex. Every time a term was employed in a search expression, a count in the dictionary file was updated.
    Ex. Metered pricing would cause CD-ROM databases to behave in a similar way to online databases, in which a metering system is built into the CD-ROM and the meter is monitored either when the old CD-ROM is returned or remotely, using an online link.
    Ex. The Web offers many downloadable CGI scripts for basic functions, including counters, timers, guest books, image maps, and server-push animations.
    ----
    * contador con memoria = memory counter.
    * contador de gente = people counter.
    * contador de la electricidad = electricity meter.
    * contador del agua = water meter.
    * contador de la luz = electric meter, electricity meter.
    * contador del gas = gas meter.
    * contador de pasos = step counter.
    * contador de usuarios = patron counter.
    * * *
    I
    a) (de luz, de gas) meter; ( taxímetro) meter, taximeter
    b) (AmL) ( ábaco) abacus
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino (AmL) accountant
    * * *
    = count, meter, counter.

    Ex: Every time a term was employed in a search expression, a count in the dictionary file was updated.

    Ex: Metered pricing would cause CD-ROM databases to behave in a similar way to online databases, in which a metering system is built into the CD-ROM and the meter is monitored either when the old CD-ROM is returned or remotely, using an online link.
    Ex: The Web offers many downloadable CGI scripts for basic functions, including counters, timers, guest books, image maps, and server-push animations.
    * contador con memoria = memory counter.
    * contador de gente = people counter.
    * contador de la electricidad = electricity meter.
    * contador del agua = water meter.
    * contador de la luz = electric meter, electricity meter.
    * contador del gas = gas meter.
    * contador de pasos = step counter.
    * contador de usuarios = patron counter.

    * * *
    1 (de la luz, del gas) meter; (taxímetro) meter, taximeter
    leer el contador to read the meter
    2 ( AmL) (ábaco) abacus
    Compuesto:
    geiger counter
    masculine, feminine
    ( AmL) accountant
    Compuesto:
    contador público, contadora pública
    ( AmL) certified public accountant ( AmE), chartered accountant ( BrE)
    * * *

     

    contador 1 sustantivo masculino
    a) (de luz, de gas) meter;

    ( taxímetro) meter, taximeter
    b) (AmL) ( ábaco) abacus

    contador 2
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino (AmL) accountant;

    contador público (AmL) certified public (AmE) o (BrE) chartered accountant
    contador sustantivo masculino
    1 meter
    contador de la luz, electricity meter
    2 (profesión) LAm accountant, bookkeeper

    ' contador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lectura
    - trucar
    - paso
    English:
    counter
    - meter
    - taxi-meter
    - unit
    - water meter
    - accountant
    - certify
    - charter
    * * *
    contador, -ora
    nm,f
    1. Am [contable] accountant;
    [empleado en tareas contables] accounts clerk contador público Br chartered accountant, US certified public accountant;
    contador de gestión management accountant
    2. contador de historias storyteller
    nm
    1. [aparato] meter;
    el contador del gas/de la luz the gas/electricity meter
    2. Fís counter
    contador Geiger Geiger counter
    * * *
    I m meter
    II m, contadora f L.Am.
    accountant
    * * *
    : accountant
    : meter
    contador de agua: water meter
    * * *
    contador n meter

    Spanish-English dictionary > contador

  • 20 de consumo

    (adj.) = consumptive
    Ex. This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    * * *
    (adj.) = consumptive

    Ex: This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de consumo

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