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right-hand truncation

  • 1 amalgama

    f.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: amalgamar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: amalgamar.
    * * *
    1 amalgam
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino amalgam
    * * *
    = amalgam, amalgamation, blurring, interweaving, conflation, ensemble.
    Ex. Nevertheless, modern cataloguing practices often represent some amalgam of the collocative and the direct approaches.
    Ex. The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    Ex. Read from the perspective of Bakhtin, this blurring of genres is also a blurring of idealogies.
    Ex. This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex. It found differences in the abbreviations used and other stylistic matters (mainly due to language differences) but was able to propose a conflation of the descriptions that formed the basis of what became the SBD and later the ISBD.
    Ex. DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.
    * * *
    femenino amalgam
    * * *
    = amalgam, amalgamation, blurring, interweaving, conflation, ensemble.

    Ex: Nevertheless, modern cataloguing practices often represent some amalgam of the collocative and the direct approaches.

    Ex: The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    Ex: Read from the perspective of Bakhtin, this blurring of genres is also a blurring of idealogies.
    Ex: This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex: It found differences in the abbreviations used and other stylistic matters (mainly due to language differences) but was able to propose a conflation of the descriptions that formed the basis of what became the SBD and later the ISBD.
    Ex: DIANE is the name that has been given to the ensemble of available information services.

    * * *
    1 (de influencias, ideas) amalgam, mixture
    2 ( Odont, Quím) amalgam
    * * *

    Del verbo amalgamar: ( conjugate amalgamar)

    amalgama es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    amalgama    
    amalgamar
    amalgama sustantivo femenino amalgam
    amalgamar verbo transitivo to amalgamate
    ' amalgama' also found in these entries:
    English:
    amalgam
    * * *
    1. Quím amalgam
    2. [mezcla] mixture, amalgam;
    esa novela es una amalgama de estilos that novel is written in a mixture o an amalgam of styles
    * * *
    f amalgam, mixture
    * * *
    : amalgam

    Spanish-English dictionary > amalgama

  • 2 anulación

    f.
    1 annulment, abolition, cancellation, nullification.
    2 annulment, nullification, cancellation, impairment.
    * * *
    1 (gen) annulment, cancellation; (de ley) repeal; (de sentencia) quashing, overturning
    2 DEPORTE (de gol) disallowing
    \
    anulación de matrimonio annulment of marriage
    * * *
    noun f.
    cancellation, annulment
    * * *
    SF [de contrato] annulment, cancellation; [de ley] repeal
    * * *
    femenino (de contrato, viaje) cancellation; ( de matrimonio) annulment; ( de sentencia) quashing, overturning
    * * *
    = masking, doping, revocation, overturning, repeal, write-off [writeoff], annulment.
    Ex. Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.
    Ex. The process is called doping and it interferes with the conducting properties of the semiconductor.
    Ex. The seminar will examine licensing arrangements generally including duration of a licensing agreement; who owns what; revocation of rights in certain circumstances; credits; and warranties and indemnities.
    Ex. This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex. The author examines the historical context that led to the adoption of the Public Libraries Act 1959 and the events that led to its repeal in 1992.
    Ex. The problem of non-repayment of debts should not be tackled therefore through populist measures such as conversions of loans, interest waivers or absolute write-off.
    Ex. The king must have then realised, if he had not already done so, that his efforts to secure an annulment from the pope had run into the sand.
    * * *
    femenino (de contrato, viaje) cancellation; ( de matrimonio) annulment; ( de sentencia) quashing, overturning
    * * *
    = masking, doping, revocation, overturning, repeal, write-off [writeoff], annulment.

    Ex: Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.

    Ex: The process is called doping and it interferes with the conducting properties of the semiconductor.
    Ex: The seminar will examine licensing arrangements generally including duration of a licensing agreement; who owns what; revocation of rights in certain circumstances; credits; and warranties and indemnities.
    Ex: This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex: The author examines the historical context that led to the adoption of the Public Libraries Act 1959 and the events that led to its repeal in 1992.
    Ex: The problem of non-repayment of debts should not be tackled therefore through populist measures such as conversions of loans, interest waivers or absolute write-off.
    Ex: The king must have then realised, if he had not already done so, that his efforts to secure an annulment from the pope had run into the sand.

    * * *
    1 (de un contrato, convenio) cancellation; (de un matrimonio) annulment; (de una sentencia) quashing, overturning
    protestó la anulación del gol he protested when the goal was disallowed
    2 (de un viaje, compromiso) cancellation
    Compuesto:
    manual override
    * * *

    anulación sustantivo femenino (de contrato, viaje) cancellation;
    ( de matrimonio) annulment;
    ( de sentencia) quashing, overturning;

    anulación f (de un contrato, una cita) cancellation
    (de matrimonio) annulment
    (derogación de una ley) repeal
    (de una sentencia) quashing

    ' anulación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    annulment
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    1. [cancelación] cancellation;
    [de ley] repeal; [de matrimonio, contrato] annulment
    2. Dep [de un partido] calling-off;
    no estaban de acuerdo con la anulación del gol they disagreed with the decision to disallow the goal;
    anunciaron la anulación del resultado they announced that the result had been declared void
    * * *
    f cancellation; de matrimonio annulment
    * * *
    anulación nf, pl - ciones : annulment, nullification

    Spanish-English dictionary > anulación

  • 3 derecha

    f.
    1 right, right-hand side (contrario de izquierda).
    a la derecha (de) to the right (of)
    a mi/vuestra derecha on my/your right(-hand side)
    girar a la derecha to turn right
    2 right (wing) (politics).
    3 right wing.
    * * *
    1 (mano) right hand
    2 (lugar) right
    3 la derecha PLÍTICA the right, the right wing
    interjección ¡derecha!
    1 MILITAR right turn!
    \
    ser de derechas to be right-wing
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    1. noun f. 2. f., (m. - derecho)
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    SF
    1) (=lado derecho)

    se sentó a la derecha del embajadorhe sat on the right o to the right of the ambassador

    2) (Anat) (tb: mano derecha) right hand; (tb: pierna derecha) right leg
    3) Esp
    (Pol) extremo II, 2.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( lado derecho) right

    por la derecha<conducir/caminar> on the right

    no hago/hace nada a derechas — (Esp fam) I/he can't do anything right

    b) ( mano derecha) right hand
    2) (Pol)

    un político de derecha or (Esp) derechas — a right-wing politician

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    Ex. The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    ----
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * alinear a la derecha = justify + right.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * comillas de la derecha = right-hand quotation mark.
    * dar el brazo derecho = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * dar la mano derecha = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * de derechas = right-wing.
    * derecha, la = right, the, right wing, the.
    * desplazar hacia la derecha = inset.
    * esquina inferior derecha = right bottom corner, bottom right.
    * esquina superior derecha = upper right corner, upper right-hand corner.
    * extrema derecha = far right.
    * flechas de desplazamiento del cursor hacia la izquierda/derecha = left/right arrows.
    * hemisferio cerebral derecho = right cerebral hemisphere.
    * hemisferio derecho = right hemisphere.
    * jugar de extremo derecho = play + the left wing.
    * justificar a la derecha = justify + right.
    * lado derecho = right-hand side.
    * lado derecho, el = right side, the.
    * mano derecha = right hand.
    * parte inferior derecha = lower right.
    * partido de derechas = right wing party.
    * retrovisor derecho = side-view mirror.
    * truncamiento hacia la derecha = right-hand truncation.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( lado derecho) right

    por la derecha<conducir/caminar> on the right

    no hago/hace nada a derechas — (Esp fam) I/he can't do anything right

    b) ( mano derecha) right hand
    2) (Pol)

    un político de derecha or (Esp) derechas — a right-wing politician

    * * *
    la derecha
    = right, the, right wing, the

    Ex: The functions on the left side are used more frequently than those on the right.

    Ex: Politically, the right wing favours private cultural initiative; the left wing wants state involvement in the arts.

    Ex: The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.

    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * alinear a la derecha = justify + right.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * comillas de la derecha = right-hand quotation mark.
    * dar el brazo derecho = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * dar la mano derecha = give + Posesivo + right arm.
    * de derechas = right-wing.
    * derecha, la = right, the, right wing, the.
    * desplazar hacia la derecha = inset.
    * esquina inferior derecha = right bottom corner, bottom right.
    * esquina superior derecha = upper right corner, upper right-hand corner.
    * extrema derecha = far right.
    * flechas de desplazamiento del cursor hacia la izquierda/derecha = left/right arrows.
    * hemisferio cerebral derecho = right cerebral hemisphere.
    * hemisferio derecho = right hemisphere.
    * jugar de extremo derecho = play + the left wing.
    * justificar a la derecha = justify + right.
    * lado derecho = right-hand side.
    * lado derecho, el = right side, the.
    * mano derecha = right hand.
    * parte inferior derecha = lower right.
    * partido de derechas = right wing party.
    * retrovisor derecho = side-view mirror.
    * truncamiento hacia la derecha = right-hand truncation.

    * * *
    A
    la primera calle a la derecha the first street on the right
    gira or tuerce a la derecha turn right, take a right ( colloq)
    el de la derecha the one on the right
    no hago/hace nada a derechas ( Esp fam); I/he can't do anything right
    2 (mano derecha) right hand
    con la derecha with my/your/his right hand
    B ( Pol):
    la derecha the Right
    un político de derecha ( AmL) or ( Esp) de derechas a right-wing politician
    * * *

     

    derecha sustantivo femenino
    1


    dobla a la derecha turn right;
    por la derecha ‹conducir/caminar on the right;
    mantenga su derecha keep to the right

    2 (Pol):

    un político de derecha or (Esp) derechas a right-wing politician
    derecho,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (lado, acera, etc) right
    2 (recto, erguido) upright, straight
    3 (parte del cuerpo) right: le dolía el brazo derecho, her right arm was hurting
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 (petición o exigencia legítima) right: está usted en su derecho, you are within your rights
    no tienes derecho a decirme eso, you have no the right to tell me that
    derecho de admisión, right to refuse admission
    los derechos del niño, children's rights
    2 Jur (conjunto de leyes) law
    derecho laboral/procesal, labour/procedural law
    derecho penal, criminal law
    3 (justicia) no hay derecho a que nos traten así, it's not fair to treat people like that
    4 Com derechos, duties
    derechos de autor, royalties
    III adv (en línea recta) sigue todo derecho, go straight ahead
    derecha sustantivo femenino
    1 (mano) right hand
    2 (lugar) right, right-hand side: giraron a la derecha, they turned to the right
    3 Pol la derecha, the right: la derecha votó en contra de la propuesta, the right wing voted against the proposal
    ♦ Locuciones: a derechas, right, properly: últimamente no hago nada a derechas, I can't do anything right lately
    a la derecha, to o on the right, on the right-hand side
    Pol de derechas, right-wing: su familia es muy de derechas, his family has firm right-wing views
    ' derecha' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - antepenúltima
    - antepenúltimo
    - bifurcación
    - dcha.
    - doblar
    - embestir
    - ir
    - girar
    - mano
    - tirar
    - a
    - bocacalle
    - derecho
    - extremo
    - giro
    - próximo
    - tomar
    English:
    bear
    - end
    - extreme
    - far
    - female
    - give
    - hand
    - on
    - right
    - right-handed
    - right-wing
    - take
    - to
    - veer
    - wing
    - along
    - branch
    - filter
    - fork
    - inside
    - keep
    - next
    - one
    - outside
    - sharp
    - straight
    - turn
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    nf
    1. [contrario de izquierda] right, right-hand side;
    el de la derecha es mi primo the one on the right is my cousin;
    a la derecha (de) to the right (of);
    la primera bocacalle a la derecha the first street on the right;
    a mi/vuestra derecha on my/your right(-hand side);
    girar a la derecha to turn right;
    prohibido girar a la derecha [en letrero] no right turn;
    Esp
    no hacer nada a derechas to do nothing right
    2. [en política] right (wing);
    la derecha the right;
    un partido de Esp [m5] derechas o Am [m5] derecha a right-wing party;
    ser de Esp [m5] derechas o Am [m5] derecha to be right-wing
    3. [mano] right hand;
    [pierna] right leg;
    marcó con la derecha he scored with his right foot
    4. [en tenis] forehand
    5. [puerta]
    el segundo derecha the right-hand Br flat o US apartment on the Br second o US third floor
    interj
    [orden militar] right wheel!
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    f tb
    POL right;
    de derechas POL right-wing, of the right;
    la derecha the right(-hand);
    a la derecha posición on the right; dirección to the right;
    a derechas right
    * * *
    1) : right
    2) : right hand, right side
    3) : right wing, right (in politics)
    * * *
    1. (en general) right
    2. (mano) right hand
    3. (pie) right foot

    Spanish-English dictionary > derecha

  • 4 enmascaramiento

    m.
    1 camouflage.
    2 masking.
    * * *
    SM masking, disguising
    * * *
    = masking, dissembling.
    Ex. Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.
    Ex. The report did not directly accuse them of lying, but used more nuanced terms such as 'mendacity' and ' dissembling'.
    * * *
    = masking, dissembling.

    Ex: Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.

    Ex: The report did not directly accuse them of lying, but used more nuanced terms such as 'mendacity' and ' dissembling'.

    * * *
    m de la verdad concealment

    Spanish-English dictionary > enmascaramiento

  • 5 fusión

    f.
    1 fusion, merging, conflation, corporate merging.
    2 union, fusion.
    * * *
    1 (de metales) fusion, melting; (de hielo) thawing, melting
    2 (de intereses, partidos, ideas) fusion
    3 (de empresas) merger, amalgamation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=unión) joining, uniting; (Com) merger, amalgamation
    2) (Inform) merge
    3) [de metal] melting
    4) (Fís) fusion
    5) (Mús) crossover
    * * *
    1) (de empresas, partidos, organizaciones) merger; ( de intereses) fusion
    2)
    a) ( de un metal) melting; (de metales, piezas) fusion, fusing together
    * * *
    = amalgamation, coming together, fusion, joining together, merger, merging, confounding, piecing together, blurring, interweaving, bringing together, meld.
    Ex. The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    Ex. Knowledge generally evolves from an identifiable base, and often new subjects arise from the coming together of two previously separate subjects.
    Ex. New topics develop not merely by fission -- the splitting up of established subjects -- but also by fusion -- the merging of previously distinct subjects.
    Ex. Such schemes are essentially analytical in nature, but do not permit any synthesis or joining together of concepts that have been divided from one another.
    Ex. Qualifiers function as an integral part of the index terms, so that terms of the form 'Moving (House)', ' Mergers (Industrial)' are created and used.
    Ex. The merging of synonyms carries implications for the effectiveness of the index in terms of precision and recall.
    Ex. The confounding of opposites is also common though, again, care has to be taken to see that we do not confound two subjects on which extensive literature exists.
    Ex. Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
    Ex. Read from the perspective of Bakhtin, this blurring of genres is also a blurring of idealogies.
    Ex. This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex. I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    ----
    * fusión de empresas = consolidation.
    * fusión nuclear = nuclear fusion.
    * punto de fusión = melting point, fusion point.
    * * *
    1) (de empresas, partidos, organizaciones) merger; ( de intereses) fusion
    2)
    a) ( de un metal) melting; (de metales, piezas) fusion, fusing together
    * * *
    = amalgamation, coming together, fusion, joining together, merger, merging, confounding, piecing together, blurring, interweaving, bringing together, meld.

    Ex: The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.

    Ex: Knowledge generally evolves from an identifiable base, and often new subjects arise from the coming together of two previously separate subjects.
    Ex: New topics develop not merely by fission -- the splitting up of established subjects -- but also by fusion -- the merging of previously distinct subjects.
    Ex: Such schemes are essentially analytical in nature, but do not permit any synthesis or joining together of concepts that have been divided from one another.
    Ex: Qualifiers function as an integral part of the index terms, so that terms of the form 'Moving (House)', ' Mergers (Industrial)' are created and used.
    Ex: The merging of synonyms carries implications for the effectiveness of the index in terms of precision and recall.
    Ex: The confounding of opposites is also common though, again, care has to be taken to see that we do not confound two subjects on which extensive literature exists.
    Ex: Progress in research is dependent on the piecing together of items of information from many sources.
    Ex: Read from the perspective of Bakhtin, this blurring of genres is also a blurring of idealogies.
    Ex: This paper illustrates the possible future interweaving of information retrieval and entertainment.
    Ex: I have already mentioned that the bringing together of the various editions is the real problem.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Scholars and media: an unmixable mess of oil and water or a perfect meld of oil and vinegar?'.
    * fusión de empresas = consolidation.
    * fusión nuclear = nuclear fusion.
    * punto de fusión = melting point, fusion point.

    * * *
    A
    1 (de empresas) merger; (de partidos, organizaciones) merger, amalgamation
    una fusión amistosa or pactada an agreed merger
    2 (de ideas, intereses) combination, amalgamation
    B
    1 (de un metal) melting; (de metales, piezas) fusion, fusing together
    2 ( Fís) fusion
    Compuestos:
    cold fusion
    nuclear fusion
    * * *

     

    fusión sustantivo femenino
    1 (de empresas, partidos) merger
    2

    (de metales, piezas) fusion, fusing together
    b) (Fís) fusion

    fusión sustantivo femenino
    1 Com merger
    2 Fís (de un metal, fundición) fusion
    (del hielo, licuefacción) thawing, melting
    ' fusión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acentuar
    - estructuración
    - oponerse
    English:
    fusion
    - meltdown
    - melting point
    - merger
    * * *
    1. [unión] [de empresas, bancos] merger;
    [de partidos] merger, amalgamation
    2. Informát merge
    fusión de archivos file merging
    3. [de metal, hielo] melting
    4. [nuclear] fusion
    fusión fría, fusión en frío cold fusion;
    fusión nuclear nuclear fusion;
    fusión termonuclear thermonuclear fusion
    5. [estilo musical] fusion
    * * *
    f
    1 FÍS fusion
    2 COM merger
    * * *
    1) : fusion
    2) : union, merger

    Spanish-English dictionary > fusión

  • 6 mano derecha

    f.
    1 right hand.
    2 right-hand man, aide, deputy.
    3 right-hand woman, girl Friday.
    * * *
    right-hand man/woman
    * * *
    (n.) = right hand
    Ex. The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    * * *
    right-hand man/woman
    * * *
    (n.) = right hand

    Ex: The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mano derecha

  • 7 sufijo

    adj.
    suffixal.
    m.
    suffix.
    * * *
    1 suffixal
    1 suffix
    ————————
    1 suffix
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino suffix
    * * *
    = suffix, suffix code, ship, some.
    Ex. The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.
    Ex. For these fields, you can restrict retrieval to only that part of the record by using a suffix coce, such as COMPUTER/TI for title.
    ----
    * quitar el sufijo a una palabra = strip + suffix.
    * sufijo de campo = field suffix code.
    * * *
    masculino suffix
    * * *
    = suffix, suffix code, ship, some.

    Ex: The examples cited to date have used right hand truncation, which results in the amalgamation of words with different suffixes.

    Ex: For these fields, you can restrict retrieval to only that part of the record by using a suffix coce, such as COMPUTER/TI for title.
    * quitar el sufijo a una palabra = strip + suffix.
    * sufijo de campo = field suffix code.

    * * *
    suffix
    * * *

    sufijo sustantivo masculino
    suffix
    sufijo sustantivo masculino suffix
    ' sufijo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    proof
    - -colored
    - -facing
    - -fold
    - -footed
    - -free
    - -ish
    - -less
    - -like
    - -minded
    - -only
    - -shaped
    - -speaking
    - -style
    - suffix
    - -to-be
    - -wise
    - -year
    - -year-old
    * * *
    sufijo nm
    suffix
    * * *
    sufijo nm
    : suffix
    * * *
    sufijo n suffix

    Spanish-English dictionary > sufijo

  • 8 supresión

    f.
    1 suppression, deletion, elimination, expunction.
    2 withdrawal.
    * * *
    1 (de libertad etc) suppression; (de ley, impuesto) abolition; (de dificultades) elimination; (de restricciones) lifting
    2 (de palabra) deletion
    3 (omisión) omission
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acción) [de rebelión, crítica] suppression; [de costumbre, derecho, institución] abolition; [de dificultad, obstáculo] removal, elimination; [de restricción] lifting; [de detalle, pasaje] deletion
    2) (=prohibición) banning
    * * *
    a) ( de impuesto) abolition; ( de restricción) lifting; ( de servicio) withdrawal
    b) (de párrafo, capítulo) deletion
    c) (de noticias, detalles) suppression
    * * *
    = clearance, deletion, masking, suppression, emasculation, eradication, axing, overturning, discontinuance, discontinuation.
    Ex. Most of the larger cities have set up wholesale slum clearance programmes and rehousing in council housing and high-rise flats.
    Ex. The query number Q0001 is needed for deletion at a later date.
    Ex. Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.
    Ex. The practice of modifying the citation order prescribed by chain procedure can be extended beyond the suppression of time and form concepts.
    Ex. During the Second World War scientific periodicals were severely censored in many countries almost to the point of total emasculation.
    Ex. The background papers on education prepared for the conference did not include the role of libraries in the eradication of illiterary.
    Ex. This article reports briefly on the axing of the Wilson Library Bulletin.
    Ex. This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex. If these students do not withdraw before the start of classes, they will be billed for tuition up to the official date of discontinuance.
    Ex. Many high selling products eventually see a drop in sales and eventual discontinuation, usually after being superseded by a superior product.
    * * *
    a) ( de impuesto) abolition; ( de restricción) lifting; ( de servicio) withdrawal
    b) (de párrafo, capítulo) deletion
    c) (de noticias, detalles) suppression
    * * *
    = clearance, deletion, masking, suppression, emasculation, eradication, axing, overturning, discontinuance, discontinuation.

    Ex: Most of the larger cities have set up wholesale slum clearance programmes and rehousing in council housing and high-rise flats.

    Ex: The query number Q0001 is needed for deletion at a later date.
    Ex: Truncation can be achieved by right-hand truncation, left-hand truncation, or masking of letters in the middle of a word.
    Ex: The practice of modifying the citation order prescribed by chain procedure can be extended beyond the suppression of time and form concepts.
    Ex: During the Second World War scientific periodicals were severely censored in many countries almost to the point of total emasculation.
    Ex: The background papers on education prepared for the conference did not include the role of libraries in the eradication of illiterary.
    Ex: This article reports briefly on the axing of the Wilson Library Bulletin.
    Ex: This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex: If these students do not withdraw before the start of classes, they will be billed for tuition up to the official date of discontinuance.
    Ex: Many high selling products eventually see a drop in sales and eventual discontinuation, usually after being superseded by a superior product.

    * * *
    A
    2 (de un párrafo, capítulo) deletion
    3 (de noticias, detalles) suppression
    B ( Elec) suppression
    * * *

    supresión sustantivo femenino supression
    (de una ley, un impuesto, etc) abolition
    (de un servicio) withdrawal
    (en un texto) deletion
    ' supresión' also found in these entries:
    English:
    deletion
    - suppression
    * * *
    1. [de ley, impuesto, derecho] abolition;
    [de sanciones, restricciones] lifting
    2. [de palabras, texto] deletion
    3. [de puestos de trabajo, proyectos] axing
    * * *
    f de rebelión suppression; de impuesto, ley abolition; de restricción lifting; de servicio withdrawal; en texto deletion
    * * *
    supresión nf, pl - siones
    1) : suppression, elimination
    2) : deletion

    Spanish-English dictionary > supresión

  • 9 truncamiento

    m.
    truncation, cut-off, cutoff.
    * * *
    SM truncation, shortening
    * * *
    Nota: En las búsquedas, inclusión de palabras incompletas para que el ordenador recupere todas aquellas palabras que contienen los caracteres que se han especificado.
    Ex. Truncation is another search device which is to be found to be particularly useful in natural language information retrieval system, although it can be applied with controlled languages.
    ----
    * * (símbolo de truncamiento) = * (truncation symbol).
    * símbolo de truncamiento = truncation symbol.
    * truncamiento hacia la derecha = right-hand truncation.
    * truncamiento hacia la izquierda = left-hand truncation.
    * * *
    Nota: En las búsquedas, inclusión de palabras incompletas para que el ordenador recupere todas aquellas palabras que contienen los caracteres que se han especificado.

    Ex: Truncation is another search device which is to be found to be particularly useful in natural language information retrieval system, although it can be applied with controlled languages.

    * * (símbolo de truncamiento) = * (truncation symbol).
    * símbolo de truncamiento = truncation symbol.
    * truncamiento hacia la derecha = right-hand truncation.
    * truncamiento hacia la izquierda = left-hand truncation.

    * * *
    1. Geom truncation
    2. [de vida, carrera] cutting short
    3. [de texto, frase] truncation

    Spanish-English dictionary > truncamiento

  • 10 truncamiento hacia la derecha

    Ex. Right-hand truncation involves specifying the stem to begin a word, e.g. NACION$.
    * * *

    Ex: Right-hand truncation involves specifying the stem to begin a word, e.g. NACION$.

    Spanish-English dictionary > truncamiento hacia la derecha

  • 11 eliminación

    f.
    1 elimination, removal, discard, disposal.
    2 put-out.
    3 elimination.
    * * *
    1 elimination
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=de posibilidades) elimination
    2) [de concursante, deportista] elimination
    3) (=desaparición) [de mancha, obstáculo] removal; [de residuos] disposal
    4) [de incógnita] elimination
    5) (Fisiol) elimination
    * * *
    femenino elimination
    * * *
    = clearance, cutoff, deletion, elimination, erasure, removal, removing, suppression, withdrawal, disposal, disbandment, eradication, excision, axing, disbanding, overturning, clearing, wiping out.
    Ex. Most of the larger cities have set up wholesale slum clearance programmes and rehousing in council housing and high-rise flats.
    Ex. This is very important to remember in assessing the true significance of the potential of the LC catalog cutoff, to which Mr. Welsh refers.
    Ex. The query number Q0001 is needed for deletion at a later date.
    Ex. Left hand truncation, which involves the neglect of prefixes or the elimination of characters from the beginning of a word, is also possible in many systems.
    Ex. This method has the advantage of simplicity and ease of erasure.
    Ex. Other references follow, with the progressive removal of terms.
    Ex. The activities assigned were the following: unpacking and drying wet books; cleaning and removing mould; and dry cleaning techniques for papers and books.
    Ex. The practice of modifying the citation order prescribed by chain procedure can be extended beyond the suppression of time and form concepts.
    Ex. This situation has been severely aggravated by the sudden withdrawal of nearly a decade of federal largesse toward education and education-related activities.
    Ex. The current agricultural research programme includes scientific and technical research to improve land use and effluent disposal.
    Ex. The methods employed and labour costs associated with the disbandment are detailed.
    Ex. The background papers on education prepared for the conference did not include the role of libraries in the eradication of illiterary.
    Ex. In the light of unpopular decisions about the financing of local government, public libraries have been prime candidates for excision.
    Ex. This article reports briefly on the axing of the Wilson Library Bulletin.
    Ex. Disbanding of serials departments may result from the integration into automated systems of serials processing.
    Ex. This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex. This clearing of the terminological undergrowth is only half the battle.
    Ex. He promoted a program of racial persecution and racism involving the wiping out of the Jews.
    ----
    * eliminación de ambigüedades = disambiguation.
    * eliminación de basura = waste disposal.
    * eliminación de la cafeina = decaffeination.
    * eliminación del intermediario = disintermediation.
    * eliminación de los duplicados = deduplication.
    * eliminación del sarro = descaling.
    * eliminación de registros duplicados = duplicate elimination.
    * eliminación de virus = virus elimination.
    * * *
    femenino elimination
    * * *
    = clearance, cutoff, deletion, elimination, erasure, removal, removing, suppression, withdrawal, disposal, disbandment, eradication, excision, axing, disbanding, overturning, clearing, wiping out.

    Ex: Most of the larger cities have set up wholesale slum clearance programmes and rehousing in council housing and high-rise flats.

    Ex: This is very important to remember in assessing the true significance of the potential of the LC catalog cutoff, to which Mr. Welsh refers.
    Ex: The query number Q0001 is needed for deletion at a later date.
    Ex: Left hand truncation, which involves the neglect of prefixes or the elimination of characters from the beginning of a word, is also possible in many systems.
    Ex: This method has the advantage of simplicity and ease of erasure.
    Ex: Other references follow, with the progressive removal of terms.
    Ex: The activities assigned were the following: unpacking and drying wet books; cleaning and removing mould; and dry cleaning techniques for papers and books.
    Ex: The practice of modifying the citation order prescribed by chain procedure can be extended beyond the suppression of time and form concepts.
    Ex: This situation has been severely aggravated by the sudden withdrawal of nearly a decade of federal largesse toward education and education-related activities.
    Ex: The current agricultural research programme includes scientific and technical research to improve land use and effluent disposal.
    Ex: The methods employed and labour costs associated with the disbandment are detailed.
    Ex: The background papers on education prepared for the conference did not include the role of libraries in the eradication of illiterary.
    Ex: In the light of unpopular decisions about the financing of local government, public libraries have been prime candidates for excision.
    Ex: This article reports briefly on the axing of the Wilson Library Bulletin.
    Ex: Disbanding of serials departments may result from the integration into automated systems of serials processing.
    Ex: This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex: This clearing of the terminological undergrowth is only half the battle.
    Ex: He promoted a program of racial persecution and racism involving the wiping out of the Jews.
    * eliminación de ambigüedades = disambiguation.
    * eliminación de basura = waste disposal.
    * eliminación de la cafeina = decaffeination.
    * eliminación del intermediario = disintermediation.
    * eliminación de los duplicados = deduplication.
    * eliminación del sarro = descaling.
    * eliminación de registros duplicados = duplicate elimination.
    * eliminación de virus = virus elimination.

    * * *
    1 (de posibilidades) elimination
    solucionaron el problema por eliminación they solved the problem by (a) process of elimination
    2 (de una competición) elimination
    3 (de grasas, toxinas) elimination
    4 (de una incógnita) elimination
    5 (de residuos) disposal
    la eliminación de los residuos the disposal of the waste products
    * * *

    eliminación sustantivo femenino
    elimination;
    ( de residuos) disposal
    eliminación sustantivo femenino elimination
    ' eliminación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    residuo
    English:
    disposal
    - elimination
    - removal
    * * *
    1. [en juego, deporte, concurso] elimination
    2. [de contaminación, grasas, toxinas] elimination;
    [de residuos] disposal; [de fronteras, obstáculos] removal, elimination eliminación de residuos waste o garbage disposal
    3. Mat [de incógnita] elimination;
    Fig
    hallar algo por eliminación to work sth out by a process of elimination
    4. Euf [de persona] elimination
    * * *
    f
    1 elimination
    2 de desperdicios disposal
    3 INFOR deletion
    * * *
    eliminación nf, pl - ciones : elimination, removal
    * * *
    1. (en general) elimination
    2. (de una mancha) removal

    Spanish-English dictionary > eliminación

  • 12 izquierdo

    adj.
    left-hand, nigh, left.
    * * *
    1 left
    * * *
    (f. - izquierda)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [gen] left

    metió el balón por el lado izquierdo del portero — he placed the ball to the goalkeeper's left, he placed the ball left of the goalkeeper

    2) (=zurdo) left-handed
    * * *
    - da adjetivo left (before n)
    * * *
    = left.
    Ex. Question marks on the extreme left of the printout are prompts from the host computer.
    ----
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * alineado a la izquierda = left-justified.
    * cero a la izquierda = cipher, non-entity, zilch.
    * comillas de la izquierda = left-hand quotation mark.
    * de izquierdas = left-wing, leftist, lefty.
    * esquina de la izquierda = left hand corner.
    * esquina inferior izquierda = left bottom corner, bottom left.
    * esquina superior izquierda = top left corner, upper left corner, top left-hand corner.
    * extremo inferior izquierdo = lower left.
    * flechas de desplazamiento del cursor hacia la izquierda/derecha = left/right arrows.
    * hacia la izquierda = leftwards, leftward.
    * hemisferio cerebral izquierdo = left cerebral hemisphere.
    * hemisferio izquierdo = left hemisphere.
    * izquierda = left hand.
    * izquierda, la = left wing, the.
    * jugar de ala izquierda = play + the left wing.
    * lado izquierdo, el = left side, the.
    * la parte superior izquierda de = the upper left of.
    * levantarse con el pie izquierdo = wake up on + the wrong side of the bed, get up on + the wrong side of the bed.
    * margen izquierdo = left margin.
    * partido de izquierdas = left-wing party.
    * retrovisor izquierdo = side-view mirror.
    * ser de la izquierda = be of the left.
    * truncamiento hacia la izquierda = left-hand truncation.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo left (before n)
    * * *
    = left.

    Ex: Question marks on the extreme left of the printout are prompts from the host computer.

    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * alineado a la izquierda = left-justified.
    * cero a la izquierda = cipher, non-entity, zilch.
    * comillas de la izquierda = left-hand quotation mark.
    * de izquierdas = left-wing, leftist, lefty.
    * esquina de la izquierda = left hand corner.
    * esquina inferior izquierda = left bottom corner, bottom left.
    * esquina superior izquierda = top left corner, upper left corner, top left-hand corner.
    * extremo inferior izquierdo = lower left.
    * flechas de desplazamiento del cursor hacia la izquierda/derecha = left/right arrows.
    * hacia la izquierda = leftwards, leftward.
    * hemisferio cerebral izquierdo = left cerebral hemisphere.
    * hemisferio izquierdo = left hemisphere.
    * izquierda = left hand.
    * izquierda, la = left wing, the.
    * jugar de ala izquierda = play + the left wing.
    * lado izquierdo, el = left side, the.
    * la parte superior izquierda de = the upper left of.
    * levantarse con el pie izquierdo = wake up on + the wrong side of the bed, get up on + the wrong side of the bed.
    * margen izquierdo = left margin.
    * partido de izquierdas = left-wing party.
    * retrovisor izquierdo = side-view mirror.
    * ser de la izquierda = be of the left.
    * truncamiento hacia la izquierda = left-hand truncation.

    * * *
    left ( before n)
    tiene el lado izquierdo paralizado his left side is paralized
    en la margen izquierda del río on the left bank of the river
    mano1 (↑ mano (1))
    * * *

    izquierdo
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    left ( before n)
    izquierdo,-a
    I adjetivo left
    mano/pierna izquierda, left hand/leg
    II sustantivo femenino
    1 (mano) left hand
    2 (lado) la izquierda, the left
    está a la izquierda, it's on the left
    está a tu izquierda, it's on your left
    torcer a la izquierda, to turn left
    el de la izquierda, the one on the left
    3 Pol the left
    una política/un partido de izquierda(s), a left-wing policy/party
    ser de izquierda(s), to have left-wing views
    ♦ Locuciones: ser un cero a la izquierda, to be useless o a nobody
    tener mano izquierda, to be astute o clever

    ' izquierdo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    izq.
    - izqda.
    - izqdo.
    - izquierda
    - levantarse
    - siniestra
    - siniestro
    - extremo
    English:
    bed
    - left
    - that
    * * *
    izquierdo, -a adj
    left;
    mano/pierna izquierda left hand/leg;
    el margen izquierdo the left-hand margin;
    a mano izquierda on the left-hand side
    * * *
    adj left
    * * *
    izquierdo, -da adj
    : left
    * * *
    izquierdo adj left

    Spanish-English dictionary > izquierdo

  • 13 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.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * 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.
    [b]* a últ
    * * *
    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.
    * 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

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

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

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

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

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


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


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


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

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

    c) al + inf:


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



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

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

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

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

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


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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 14 a la derecha de

    = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of
    Ex. The number of documents indexed by each of the cross-reference terms is shown on the right side of the display.
    Ex. The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the right-hand side of the road.
    * * *
    = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of

    Ex: The number of documents indexed by each of the cross-reference terms is shown on the right side of the display.

    Ex: The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the right-hand side of the road.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la derecha de

  • 15 a mano derecha de

    = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of
    Ex. The number of documents indexed by each of the cross-reference terms is shown on the right side of the display.
    Ex. The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the right-hand side of the road.
    * * *
    = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of

    Ex: The number of documents indexed by each of the cross-reference terms is shown on the right side of the display.

    Ex: The following is a list of countries of the world whose inhabitants drive on the right-hand side of the road.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mano derecha de

  • 16 abandono2

    2 = neglect, dereliction, negligence, neglection, abandon, dilapidation, lassitude.
    Ex. Left hand truncation, which involves the neglect of prefixes or the elimination of characters from the beginning of a word, is also possible in many systems.
    Ex. The energy crisis & the environmental crisis are rooted not in a stony ground of technological intractability, but in irresponsibility & dereliction.
    Ex. Damage of library materials is often caused by carelessness and negligence.
    Ex. After decades of neglection, nowadays there is an effort to bring these houses back to their original glory.
    Ex. The article 'Enlightenment and lubricity' examines paintings depicting women reading and responding with sensual abandon to the word.
    Ex. If Central Park is to be rescued from the general dilapidation it is much money and energy intelligently directed must be expended.
    Ex. His lassitude does not appear to emanate from laziness, but rather from the stirrings of nihilistic restlessness.
    ----
    * abandono de menores = child neglect.
    * en el abandono = in the wilderness.
    * en estado de abandono = decaying, dilapidated.
    * estado de abandono = state of neglect.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandono2

  • 17 abreviado

    adj.
    abridged, condensed, abbreviated, summarized.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abreviar.
    * * *
    1→ link=abreviar abreviar
    1 concise
    * * *
    ADJ (=breve) brief; (=reducido) shortened, abridged

    la palabra es forma abreviada de... — the word is short for...

    * * *
    = shortened, shorthand [short-hand], cut-down, abbreviated, abridged, condensed.
    Ex. Would it be feasible to construct a coding system with such flexibility that a research library could use a more expanded coding system, while nonresearch libraries can use a shortened coding system in the same code?.
    Ex. The five words in the right hand column form a convenient shorthand descriptor of each stage in the analysis.
    Ex. The 8088 is a ' cut-down' version of the 8086, having a smaller databus.
    Ex. The following is an abbreviated list of standard subdivisions from the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.
    Ex. This article examines the abridged versus un abridged debate in the realm of books on tape or audiocassettes outlining the advantages of each format.
    Ex. The table of contents, in a condensed form, is often used as a means of describing scope and contents.
    ----
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * ser la forma abreviada de = be short for.
    * * *
    = shortened, shorthand [short-hand], cut-down, abbreviated, abridged, condensed.

    Ex: Would it be feasible to construct a coding system with such flexibility that a research library could use a more expanded coding system, while nonresearch libraries can use a shortened coding system in the same code?.

    Ex: The five words in the right hand column form a convenient shorthand descriptor of each stage in the analysis.
    Ex: The 8088 is a ' cut-down' version of the 8086, having a smaller databus.
    Ex: The following is an abbreviated list of standard subdivisions from the Dewey Decimal Classification Scheme.
    Ex: This article examines the abridged versus un abridged debate in the realm of books on tape or audiocassettes outlining the advantages of each format.
    Ex: The table of contents, in a condensed form, is often used as a means of describing scope and contents.
    * muy abreviado = highly-abbreviated.
    * ser la forma abreviada de = be short for.

    * * *
    abreviado, -a adj
    [texto] abridged

    Spanish-English dictionary > abreviado

  • 18 acera

    f.
    1 pavement (British), sidewalk (United States).
    2 side of the street (lado de la calle).
    3 sidewalk, footpath, walk, footway.
    4 facing of a wall, face of a wall, surface of a wall.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: acerar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: acerar.
    * * *
    1 pavement, US sidewalk
    \
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF pavement, sidewalk (EEUU)
    * * *
    a) ( para peatones) sidewalk (AmE), pavement (BrE)

    ser de la acera de enfrente — (fam) to be gay

    * * *
    = pavement, sidewalk, walkway, pedestrian walkway, footpath, street terrace.
    Ex. Examples would be: 'Is it against the law to ride a bicycle on the pavement?' 'What are the symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?'.
    Ex. Pavements is included in the American sense; as sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
    Ex. Areas that may be used include: windows; promenades and walkways; entrances and foyers.
    Ex. This article discusses the results of a survey of users of the Metro McGill Library situated on the pedestrian walkway of the McGill metro station, Montreal, Quebec.
    Ex. Equivalence relationships normally imply the selection of one form as the preferred term, as we have seen, so we make a cross-reference pointing from the non-preferred term to the preferred term: footpaths See Trails; Bovines USE Cattle.
    Ex. What we found was a bar with a street terrace that wouldn't have been out of place in Paris.
    ----
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * bordillo de la acera = kerb [curb, -USA], curb [kerb, -UK].
    * en la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * * *
    a) ( para peatones) sidewalk (AmE), pavement (BrE)

    ser de la acera de enfrente — (fam) to be gay

    * * *
    = pavement, sidewalk, walkway, pedestrian walkway, footpath, street terrace.

    Ex: Examples would be: 'Is it against the law to ride a bicycle on the pavement?' 'What are the symptoms of a duodenal ulcer?'.

    Ex: Pavements is included in the American sense; as sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
    Ex: Areas that may be used include: windows; promenades and walkways; entrances and foyers.
    Ex: This article discusses the results of a survey of users of the Metro McGill Library situated on the pedestrian walkway of the McGill metro station, Montreal, Quebec.
    Ex: Equivalence relationships normally imply the selection of one form as the preferred term, as we have seen, so we make a cross-reference pointing from the non-preferred term to the preferred term: footpaths See Trails; Bovines USE Cattle.
    Ex: What we found was a bar with a street terrace that wouldn't have been out of place in Paris.
    * al filo de la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].
    * bordillo de la acera = kerb [curb, -USA], curb [kerb, -UK].
    * en la acera = kerbside [curbside, -USA], curbside [kerbside, -UK].

    * * *
    1 (para peatones) sidewalk ( AmE), pavement ( BrE)
    2
    (lado de la calle): viven en la misma acera they live on the same side of the street
    * * *

     

    Del verbo acerar: ( conjugate acerar)

    acera es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    acera    
    acerar
    acera sustantivo femenino
    sidewalk (AmE), pavement (BrE)
    acera sustantivo femenino pavement, US sidewalk
    ' acera' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    badén
    - derecha
    - derecho
    - gritar
    - opuesta
    - opuesto
    - vereda
    - andén
    - banqueta
    - ensanchar
    - estrechar
    - sardinel
    English:
    curb
    - pavement
    - sidewalk
    - foot
    - pull
    - side
    * * *
    acera nf
    1. [para peatones] Br pavement, US sidewalk;
    Fam
    ser de la otra acera, ser de la acera de enfrente [ser homosexual] to be one of them, to be queer
    2. [lado de la calle] side of the street;
    el colegio está en la acera de los pares/de la derecha the school is on the even-numbered/right-hand side of the street
    * * *
    f sidewalk, Br
    pavement;
    ser de la otra acera, ser de la acera de enfrente fam be gay
    * * *
    acera nf
    : sidewalk
    * * *
    acera n pavement

    Spanish-English dictionary > acera

  • 19 actuación

    f.
    1 behavior, behaviour, conduct.
    2 acting, play-acting.
    3 pretense, airs, show.
    4 judicial action, proceeding, action.
    * * *
    1 (en cine, teatro) performance
    2 (intervención) intervention, action
    3 DERECHO legal proceedings plural
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=intervención) [de cantante, deportista] performance; [de actor] acting

    actuación en directo, actuación en vivo — live performance

    2) (=espectáculo)
    3) (=acción) action
    4) (=conducta) behaviour, behavior (EEUU), conduct

    la actuación de la policía en la manifestaciónthe behaviour o conduct of the police at the demonstration

    5) pl actuaciones (Jur) (legal) proceedings
    * * *
    a) ( acción) action
    b) (Cin, Dep, Teatr) performance
    c) ( conducta) conduct
    d) (recital, sesión) performance, concert
    * * *
    = action, effort, initiative, performance, enactment, engagement, move, deed, action, implementation, measure.
    Ex. Americans, convinced that education could be the panacea for all their ills, answered with vigorous action.
    Ex. Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.
    Ex. These discussions will influence subsequent planning initiatives with regard to the design and layout of the new building.
    Ex. The totals and averages at the right-hand side if the screen give summary information about the performance of the vendor.
    Ex. To re-emphasize a point that cannot be over-emphasized: reading aloud to children of all ages is vital, if for no other reason, because this is the way we learn how to turn cold print into a dramatic enactment in the theater of our imagination.
    Ex. Any attempt to coerce a response without good reason based on that child's present predicament is to place in jeopardy the child's willing engagement now and in the future.
    Ex. This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.
    Ex. Books were kept for historical records of deeds done by the inhabitants: their worthy acts as well as their sins.
    Ex. Coates believed that in order to conceptualise an action it is necessary to visualise the thing on which the action is being performed.
    Ex. This software is important to the further implementation of the record format, especially in developing countries.
    Ex. If we as a society hope to deal with a very real and important issue, the implementation of this popular measure is a good place to start.
    ----
    * actuación académica = learning performance.
    * actuación como intermediario = mediating.
    * actuación común = concerted effort.
    * actuación concertada = concerted action.
    * actuación en vivo = live performance, live entertainment, live entertainment.
    * actuación estelar = star performance.
    * actuación legal = legal action, legal proceedings.
    * actuación militar = military action.
    * actuación musical = musical event, musical performance, music performance.
    * actuación positiva = positive action.
    * actuación relacionada con la información = information action.
    * actuación simbólica = symbolic action.
    * ámbito de actuación = sphere of activity, sphere of influence, arena for activity, extent of activity.
    * ámbito geográfico de actuación = catchment area.
    * área de actuación = area for action, area of policy, policy area.
    * calendario de actuación = time scale [timescale], action agenda.
    * calendario de actuaciones = action agenda.
    * campo de actuación = purview, scope, sphere of interest.
    * de actuación = for action.
    * decisión sobre qué política de actuación seguir = policy decision.
    * fase de actuación = implementation stage, stage of implementation.
    * línea de actuación = course of action, line of attack, operational line, action line, prong, line of direction.
    * llevar a cabo una actuación común = make + a concerted effort.
    * método de actuación = clinical practice.
    * organizar una actuación musical = put on + musical event.
    * pautas de actuación = best practices.
    * plan de actuación = action plan, business plan, plan of action, action statement, road map [roadmap], plan for action, response plan.
    * política de actuación = policy.
    * principio de actuación = governing principle.
    * programa de actuación = programme of action, action programme, action plan, operating programme.
    * * *
    a) ( acción) action
    b) (Cin, Dep, Teatr) performance
    c) ( conducta) conduct
    d) (recital, sesión) performance, concert
    * * *
    = action, effort, initiative, performance, enactment, engagement, move, deed, action, implementation, measure.

    Ex: Americans, convinced that education could be the panacea for all their ills, answered with vigorous action.

    Ex: Co-operative, carefully planned and financed internationally backed efforts have been the keynote of more recent activity.
    Ex: These discussions will influence subsequent planning initiatives with regard to the design and layout of the new building.
    Ex: The totals and averages at the right-hand side if the screen give summary information about the performance of the vendor.
    Ex: To re-emphasize a point that cannot be over-emphasized: reading aloud to children of all ages is vital, if for no other reason, because this is the way we learn how to turn cold print into a dramatic enactment in the theater of our imagination.
    Ex: Any attempt to coerce a response without good reason based on that child's present predicament is to place in jeopardy the child's willing engagement now and in the future.
    Ex: This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.
    Ex: Books were kept for historical records of deeds done by the inhabitants: their worthy acts as well as their sins.
    Ex: Coates believed that in order to conceptualise an action it is necessary to visualise the thing on which the action is being performed.
    Ex: This software is important to the further implementation of the record format, especially in developing countries.
    Ex: If we as a society hope to deal with a very real and important issue, the implementation of this popular measure is a good place to start.
    * actuación académica = learning performance.
    * actuación como intermediario = mediating.
    * actuación común = concerted effort.
    * actuación concertada = concerted action.
    * actuación en vivo = live performance, live entertainment, live entertainment.
    * actuación estelar = star performance.
    * actuación legal = legal action, legal proceedings.
    * actuación militar = military action.
    * actuación musical = musical event, musical performance, music performance.
    * actuación positiva = positive action.
    * actuación relacionada con la información = information action.
    * actuación simbólica = symbolic action.
    * ámbito de actuación = sphere of activity, sphere of influence, arena for activity, extent of activity.
    * ámbito geográfico de actuación = catchment area.
    * área de actuación = area for action, area of policy, policy area.
    * calendario de actuación = time scale [timescale], action agenda.
    * calendario de actuaciones = action agenda.
    * campo de actuación = purview, scope, sphere of interest.
    * de actuación = for action.
    * decisión sobre qué política de actuación seguir = policy decision.
    * fase de actuación = implementation stage, stage of implementation.
    * línea de actuación = course of action, line of attack, operational line, action line, prong, line of direction.
    * llevar a cabo una actuación común = make + a concerted effort.
    * método de actuación = clinical practice.
    * organizar una actuación musical = put on + musical event.
    * pautas de actuación = best practices.
    * plan de actuación = action plan, business plan, plan of action, action statement, road map [roadmap], plan for action, response plan.
    * política de actuación = policy.
    * principio de actuación = governing principle.
    * programa de actuación = programme of action, action programme, action plan, operating programme.

    * * *
    A
    1 (acción) performance
    el premio a la mejor actuación the prize for the best performance
    es un buen guión pero la actuación es pésima the script is good but the acting is appalling
    la brillante actuación del equipo/del abogado the team's/lawyer's brilliant performance
    criticó la actuación de la policía he criticized the conduct of the police
    2 (recital, sesión) performance
    3 ( Ling) performance
    B actuaciones fpl ( Der) proceedings (pl)
    podría dar lugar a actuaciones penales it could give rise to criminal proceedings
    * * *

     

    actuación sustantivo femenino

    b) (Cin, Dep, Teatr) performance;



    d) (recital, sesión) performance, concert

    actuación sustantivo femenino
    1 (interpretación, participación) performance
    2 (intervención) intervention, action: su actuación fue decisiva para que no murieran ahogados, her intervention was decisive in preventing them from drowning
    ' actuación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ámbito
    - arbitrariedad
    - broche
    - concertar
    - intervención
    - operación
    - papelón
    - teatralidad
    - aprobación
    - aprobar
    - bravo
    - brillante
    - cometido
    - desafortunado
    - deslucido
    - destacado
    - discreto
    - espontáneo
    - improvisación
    - irrepetible
    - lucido
    - magistral
    - notable
    - papel
    - pobre
    - precipitado
    - rematar
    - sobresaliente
    - valorar
    - vivo
    English:
    appearance
    - booking
    - gig
    - impromptu
    - match up
    - number
    - optimum
    - performance
    - scintillating
    - showing
    - spirited
    - unconvincing
    - uninspired
    - wooden
    - action
    - cameo
    - feature
    - highlight
    - star
    - venue
    * * *
    1. [conducta, proceder] conduct, behaviour
    2. [interpretación] performance;
    la actuación del protagonista es excelente the main character gives an excellent performance;
    esta tarde vamos a una actuación de unos cómicos we're going to a comedy show this evening;
    con la actuación estelar de… starring…;
    tuvo una actuación muy decepcionante she gave a very disappointing performance
    3. Der
    actuaciones proceedings
    4. Ling performance
    * * *
    f
    1 TEA performance
    2 ( intervención) intervention
    3
    :
    actuaciones pl JUR proceedings
    * * *
    actuación nf, pl - ciones
    1) : performance
    2) actuaciones nfpl
    diligencias: proceedings
    * * *
    1. (representación) performance
    2. (acción) action

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuación

  • 20 aguja de jareta

    (n.) = bodkin
    Ex. Then he unlocked the forme on the stone and, with a bodkin in the palm of his right hand, he lifted out the wrong letters and put the right ones in their place.
    * * *
    (n.) = bodkin

    Ex: Then he unlocked the forme on the stone and, with a bodkin in the palm of his right hand, he lifted out the wrong letters and put the right ones in their place.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aguja de jareta

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