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  • 261 acabarse el espacio

    (v.) = run out of + space
    Ex. Many university and state libraries are running out of space and research libraries have a serious conservation problem.
    * * *
    (v.) = run out of + space

    Ex: Many university and state libraries are running out of space and research libraries have a serious conservation problem.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acabarse el espacio

  • 262 acallar

    v.
    1 to silence.
    2 to calm, to hush, to quiet, to appease.
    Sus palabras acallaron su miedo His words calmed her fear.
    3 to shut up.
    Ricardo acalló a los chicos Richard shut up the kids.
    * * *
    1 to silence, hush
    2 figurado (persona) to pacify; (críticas) to silence
    * * *
    verb
    to quiet, silence
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=silenciar) to silence, quieten, quiet (EEUU)
    2) (=calmar) [+ furia] to assuage, pacify; [+ crítica, duda] to silence
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <voces/gritos> to silence, to quiet (AmE), to quieten (BrE); <rumor/clamor> to quieten down; <críticas/protestas> to silence
    * * *
    = drown out, mute, quiet, outface, silence, quash, steamroller, hush, still, quieten.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex. This trepidation is somewhat quieted when students discover the abundance of bibliographical guides that list and describe reference works.
    Ex. Feaver was not about to be outfaced and she retaliated with the view that time management techniques run counter to the ideal balance of concern for production coupled with concern for people.
    Ex. Some children go through a process of silencing their inner voice and projecting an outward self that conforms to society's expectations.
    Ex. The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex. The paintings depict subjects such as terrorists and mothers hushing children.
    Ex. And arming himself with patience and piety he tarried awhile until the hubbub was stilled.
    Ex. Sadly, you can't quieten the console using methods other than turning up the volume on your TV or wearing headphones.
    ----
    * acallar el debate = stifle + debate.
    * acallar la conciencia = stifle + Posesivo + conscience.
    * acallar la voz de + Posesivo + conciencia = salve + the conscience.
    * acallar una emoción = bruise + emotion.
    * dinero para acallar la conciencia = conscience money.
    * dinero para acallar la consciencia = conscience money.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <voces/gritos> to silence, to quiet (AmE), to quieten (BrE); <rumor/clamor> to quieten down; <críticas/protestas> to silence
    * * *
    = drown out, mute, quiet, outface, silence, quash, steamroller, hush, still, quieten.

    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.

    Ex: The 'standpatters' have seen power shift away from themselves to the newcomers and other lifelong 'progressive' Junctionvillers, who were muted under previous administrations.
    Ex: This trepidation is somewhat quieted when students discover the abundance of bibliographical guides that list and describe reference works.
    Ex: Feaver was not about to be outfaced and she retaliated with the view that time management techniques run counter to the ideal balance of concern for production coupled with concern for people.
    Ex: Some children go through a process of silencing their inner voice and projecting an outward self that conforms to society's expectations.
    Ex: The author brazenly insists that Woodman's family has compromised the documentation of the photographer's life by effectively quashing most of her work.
    Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex: The paintings depict subjects such as terrorists and mothers hushing children.
    Ex: And arming himself with patience and piety he tarried awhile until the hubbub was stilled.
    Ex: Sadly, you can't quieten the console using methods other than turning up the volume on your TV or wearing headphones.
    * acallar el debate = stifle + debate.
    * acallar la conciencia = stifle + Posesivo + conscience.
    * acallar la voz de + Posesivo + conciencia = salve + the conscience.
    * acallar una emoción = bruise + emotion.
    * dinero para acallar la conciencia = conscience money.
    * dinero para acallar la consciencia = conscience money.

    * * *
    acallar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹voces/gritos› to silence, to quiet ( AmE), to quieten ( BrE); ‹rumor/clamor› to quieten down; ‹críticas/protestas› to silence
    no lograba acallar la voz de su conciencia she couldn't silence the voice of her conscience
    * * *

    acallar verbo transitivo to silence: el ministro no podía acallar su conciencia, the minister could not silence his conscience
    ' acallar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    quieten
    - silence
    - squash
    - still
    - hush
    - move
    - quash
    - quell
    - quiet
    - salve
    - scotch
    - shush
    * * *
    [protestas, críticas, armas] to silence; [rumores] to put an end to; [miedos] to calm;
    una propuesta para acallar a los rebeldes en el partido a proposal designed to silence the party rebels
    * * *
    v/t tb fig
    silence
    * * *
    : to quiet, to silence

    Spanish-English dictionary > acallar

  • 263 acceso

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

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

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

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

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

    acceso gratuitofree admission

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

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

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

    curso de acceso — access course

    prueba de acceso — entrance exam

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

    los accesos a la ciudadroads into o approaches to the city

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

    acceso aleatorio/secuencial — random/sequential access

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

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

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

    los accesos a la ciudadroads into o approaches to the city

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

    acceso aleatorio/secuencial — random/sequential access

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

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

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

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

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

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

     

    acceso sustantivo masculino
    1


    b) (a persona, información) access

    c) (Inf) access

    2 ( a curso) entrance;

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > acceso

  • 264 acción de marcar un número

    (n.) = dialling
    Ex. Research by engineers some years ago showed that the probability of incorrect dialling began to rise steeply if the length of the number increased to nine or more digits.
    * * *
    (n.) = dialling

    Ex: Research by engineers some years ago showed that the probability of incorrect dialling began to rise steeply if the length of the number increased to nine or more digits.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acción de marcar un número

  • 265 acción indirecta

    Ex. Indirect action projects are centrally managed by the Commission but contracted out to research organizations in the member states usually with costs shared between the Commission and the contractors.
    * * *

    Ex: Indirect action projects are centrally managed by the Commission but contracted out to research organizations in the member states usually with costs shared between the Commission and the contractors.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acción indirecta

  • 266 acción1

    1 = action, action, action project, deed.
    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. Americans, convinced that education could be the panacea for all their ills, answered with vigorous action.
    Ex. Action projects include a computer database of all parochial charities in England and Wales, a survey of all charities, and production of a charity newsheet.
    Ex. Books were kept for historical records of deeds done by the inhabitants: their worthy acts as well as their sins.
    ----
    * acción compensatoria = anti-dumping action, countervailing action.
    * acción concertada = concerted action project, concerted action.
    * acción contra el fuego = fire response.
    * acción de averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooting [trouble shooting].
    * acción de dar un nombre a Algo = naming.
    * acción de ejercer presión = lobbying.
    * acción de guardar documentos = save.
    * acción de marcar un número = dialling.
    * acción de mejora = improvement action.
    * acción de volver a contar algo = retelling.
    * acción de volver a tejar = retiling.
    * acción directa = direct action project, direct action.
    * acciones legales = legal proceedings.
    * acciones positivas = affirmative action.
    * acción indirecta = indirect action project.
    * acción innegable = estoppel.
    * acción legal = legal action.
    * acción militar = military action.
    * acción policial = police response.
    * acción popular = class action suit, class action.
    * acción positiva = positive action.
    * acción transitiva = transitive actions.
    * ámbito de acción = territory, sphere of influence.
    * amplio radio de acción = broad scope.
    * área de acción = remit.
    * aventura de acción = action adventure.
    * campo de acción = purview, scope.
    * con una sola acción = in one action.
    * de acción = action-centered.
    * dentro del radio de acción = within range.
    * ejecutar una acción = effect + execution.
    * emprender acciones legales = take + legal proceedings, take + legal action.
    * emprender una acción = initiate + action.
    * entrar en acción = enter + the picture.
    * grupo de acción ciudadana = citizen action group, community action group.
    * impulsar a la acción = galvanise into + action.
    * incitar a Alguien a la acción = stir + Nombre + into action.
    * investigación-acción = action research.
    * libertad de acción = leeway.
    * línea de acción = course of action.
    * lleno de acción = actionful [action-full], action-packed.
    * llevar a cabo una acción = effect + execution.
    * película de acción = action movie, action adventure.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * radio de acción = radius of + Posesivo + action.
    * realizar una acción = perform + action, effect + execution.
    * seguir un curso de acción = follow + track.
    * término de acción = action term.
    * trazabilidad de las acciones = action tracking.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acción1

  • 267 acechar

    v.
    to watch, to spy on.
    el cazador acechaba a su presa the hunter was stalking his prey
    * * *
    1 (vigilar) to watch, spy on; (esperar) to lie in wait for
    2 (caza) to stalk
    3 (amenazar) to threaten, lurk
    * * *
    VT (=observar) to spy on, watch; (=esperar) to lie in wait for; [+ caza] to stalk; (=amenazar) to threaten, beset
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <enemigo/presa> to lie in wait for
    * * *
    = lurk, stalk, lie in + wait, skulk, lurk in + the wings.
    Ex. This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.
    Ex. So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex. The hurdles that lie in wait for us include ones called 'connectivity', 'electronic journals', 'new software', 'new computers', 'more RAM', 'local area networks' and 'more time and energy'.
    Ex. The novel has many trappings that will ensnare the average reader but skulking at the bottom of its well of intrigue is a timeless terror more attuned to the mature sensibilities of an adult audience.
    Ex. Prince Hal has proved his courage, but the conniving Falstaff and his companions lurk in the wings, waiting for Hal to ascend the throne.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <enemigo/presa> to lie in wait for
    * * *
    = lurk, stalk, lie in + wait, skulk, lurk in + the wings.

    Ex: This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.

    Ex: So Hutchins arranges her drawings in such a way that as your eye travels leftwards across the page you see the fox who is stalking the hen and trying to catch her.
    Ex: The hurdles that lie in wait for us include ones called 'connectivity', 'electronic journals', 'new software', 'new computers', 'more RAM', 'local area networks' and 'more time and energy'.
    Ex: The novel has many trappings that will ensnare the average reader but skulking at the bottom of its well of intrigue is a timeless terror more attuned to the mature sensibilities of an adult audience.
    Ex: Prince Hal has proved his courage, but the conniving Falstaff and his companions lurk in the wings, waiting for Hal to ascend the throne.

    * * *
    acechar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹enemigo/presa› to stalk, to lie in wait for
    somos conscientes del peligro que nos acecha we are aware of the danger that awaits us o that lies ahead of us
    * * *

    acechar ( conjugate acechar) verbo transitivoenemigo/presa to lie in wait for;

    acechar verbo transitivo
    1 to lie in wait for
    2 (amenazar) to threaten

    ' acechar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    stalk
    * * *
    to watch, to spy on;
    el cazador acechaba a su presa the hunter was stalking his prey
    * * *
    v/t lie in wait for
    * * *
    1) : to watch, to spy on
    2) : to stalk, to lie in wait for
    * * *
    acechar vb to lurk

    Spanish-English dictionary > acechar

  • 268 aceite de palma

    (n.) = palm oil
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Information technology applications to support palm oil research'.
    * * *
    (n.) = palm oil

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Information technology applications to support palm oil research'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceite de palma

  • 269 acelerador de partículas atómicas

    Ex. Scientific equipment for the examination of rare books, manuscripts, and documents include the atomic particle accelerator; electron microscopy; photographic cameras, and ultraviolet lamps.
    * * *

    Ex: Scientific equipment for the examination of rare books, manuscripts, and documents include the atomic particle accelerator; electron microscopy; photographic cameras, and ultraviolet lamps.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acelerador de partículas atómicas

  • 270 acelerar

    v.
    1 to speed up (proceso).
    2 to accelerate.
    El auto acelera para llegar primero The car accelerates to get there first
    Ricardo acelera el motor Richard accelerates the motor.
    3 to expedite.
    El muchacho acelera el trámite The boy expedites the procedure.
    4 to grow faster, to become faster.
    * * *
    1 to accelerate (paso) to quicken
    2 figurado to speed up
    1 figurado (azorarse) to be embarrassed
    2 figurado (apresurarse) to hasten, hurry up
    * * *
    verb
    1) to accelerate, speed up
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Aut) [+ coche] to accelerate; [+ motor] to rev, rev up
    2) (=apresurar) [+ cambio, proceso] to speed up; [+ acontecimiento] to hasten

    acelerar el paso — to quicken one's pace, speed up

    3) (Fís) [+ partícula, velocidad] to accelerate
    2. VI
    1) (Aut) [coche, conductor] to accelerate
    2) * (=darse prisa) to get a move on *, hurry up

    venga, acelera, que nos están esperando — come on, get a move on * o hurry up, they're waiting for us

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <coche/motor>

    aceleró el coche — ( en marcha) he accelerated; ( sin desplazarse) he revved the engine o car (up)

    b) <proceso/cambio> to speed up; < paso> to quicken
    2.
    a) (Auto) to accelerate
    b) (fam) ( darse prisa) to hurry (up)
    3.
    acelerarse v pron (AmL fam) to get overexcited, lose one's cool (colloq)
    * * *
    = accelerate, expedite, speed, speed up, hasten, pick up + speed, fast track, jump-start [jump start], move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.
    Ex. In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.
    Ex. And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex. This type of checking can be delegated to the printer to speed publication of the abstracts journal.
    Ex. APIF makes it possible to determine whether an item is in stock and to speed up and improve processing techniques.
    Ex. Just as with all earth science literature, commercial publishers, societies, and government agencies have hastened to produce a wide range of data bases in CD-ROM format.
    Ex. This natural ebb and flow necessarily picks up speed as change accelerates.
    Ex. The author describes a novel approach which uses the power of household brands as a springboard to fast track adults into reading and writing everyday functional English = El autor describe un método novedoso que utiliza el poder de las marcas muy conocidas como trampolín para acelerar el aprendizaje de la lectura y la escritura del inglés básico en los adultos.
    Ex. Jump-start your learning experience by participating in 1 or 2 half-day seminars that will help you come up to speed on the new vocabularies, processes and architectures underlying effective content management.
    Ex. Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex. Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex. There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex. We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex. David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex. Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex. After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    ----
    * acelerar el paso = quicken + the pace, smarten + Posesivo + pace.
    * acelerar el proceso de deterioro = hasten + rot.
    * acelerar el ritmo = quicken + the pace, smarten + Posesivo + pace.
    * acelerar un proceso = hasten + process.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <coche/motor>

    aceleró el coche — ( en marcha) he accelerated; ( sin desplazarse) he revved the engine o car (up)

    b) <proceso/cambio> to speed up; < paso> to quicken
    2.
    a) (Auto) to accelerate
    b) (fam) ( darse prisa) to hurry (up)
    3.
    acelerarse v pron (AmL fam) to get overexcited, lose one's cool (colloq)
    * * *
    = accelerate, expedite, speed, speed up, hasten, pick up + speed, fast track, jump-start [jump start], move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch.

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

    Ex: And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex: This type of checking can be delegated to the printer to speed publication of the abstracts journal.
    Ex: APIF makes it possible to determine whether an item is in stock and to speed up and improve processing techniques.
    Ex: Just as with all earth science literature, commercial publishers, societies, and government agencies have hastened to produce a wide range of data bases in CD-ROM format.
    Ex: This natural ebb and flow necessarily picks up speed as change accelerates.
    Ex: The author describes a novel approach which uses the power of household brands as a springboard to fast track adults into reading and writing everyday functional English = El autor describe un método novedoso que utiliza el poder de las marcas muy conocidas como trampolín para acelerar el aprendizaje de la lectura y la escritura del inglés básico en los adultos.
    Ex: Jump-start your learning experience by participating in 1 or 2 half-day seminars that will help you come up to speed on the new vocabularies, processes and architectures underlying effective content management.
    Ex: Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex: Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex: There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex: We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex: David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex: Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex: After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    * acelerar el paso = quicken + the pace, smarten + Posesivo + pace.
    * acelerar el proceso de deterioro = hasten + rot.
    * acelerar el ritmo = quicken + the pace, smarten + Posesivo + pace.
    * acelerar un proceso = hasten + process.

    * * *
    acelerar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹coche/motor›
    aceleró el coche (en marcha) he accelerated; (sin desplazarse) he revved the engine o car (up)
    2 ‹proceso/cambio› to speed up; ‹paso› to quicken
    acelera el paso, que es tarde walk a bit faster, it's getting late
    el gobierno ha acelerado la marcha de las reformas the government has speeded up o stepped up the pace of the reforms
    3 ( Fís) to accelerate
    ■ acelerar
    vi
    1 ( Auto) to accelerate
    2 ( fam) (darse prisa) to hurry, hurry up
    acelera, que vamos a llegar tarde hurry up o ( colloq) get a move on, we'll be late!
    ( AmL fam) to get overexcited, lose one's cool ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    acelerar ( conjugate acelerar) verbo transitivo
    a)coche/motor›:



    ( sin desplazarse) he revved the engine o car (up)
    b)proceso/cambio to speed up;

    paso to quicken
    verbo intransitivo
    a) (Auto) to accelerate


    acelerar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo to accelerate
    ' acelerar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    activar
    - agilizar
    - aligerar
    - apresurar
    - marcha
    English:
    accelerate
    - expedite
    - pick up
    - quicken
    - race
    - rev
    - speed
    - speed up
    - hasten
    - hurry
    - spurt
    - suggestion
    * * *
    vt
    1. [proceso] to speed up
    2. [vehículo] to accelerate;
    [motor] to gun;
    tendremos que acelerar la marcha si no queremos llegar tarde we'll have to step up the pace if we don't want to be late
    3. Fam [persona] to get hyper
    vi
    1. [conductor] to accelerate
    2. [darse prisa] to hurry (up);
    acelera, que llegamos tarde hurry up, we're late!
    * * *
    I v/t motor rev up; fig
    speed up;
    aceleró el coche she accelerated;
    acelerar el paso walk faster
    II v/i accelerate
    * * *
    1) : to accelerate, to speed up
    2) agilizar: to expedite
    : to accelerate (of an automobile)
    * * *
    acelerar vb to accelerate

    Spanish-English dictionary > acelerar

  • 271 aceptación

    f.
    1 acceptance, acknowledgment, acknowledgement, consent.
    2 acceptance bill.
    3 admissibility.
    * * *
    1 acceptance
    2 (aprobación) approval; (éxito) success
    la película tuvo poca aceptación the film wasn't popular, the film met with little success
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=acto) acceptance; (=aprobación) approval; (=popularidad) popularity, standing

    mandar algo a la aceptación — (Com) to send sth on approval

    * * *
    a) ( éxito) success

    de gran aceptación entre los jóvenesvery popular o successful with young people

    b) ( acción) acceptance
    * * *
    = acceptance, favour [favor, -USA], take-up, uptake, assent, embrace, accommodation, thumbs up, admission.
    Ex. Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.
    Ex. Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.
    Ex. One of the reasons for the relatively slow take-up of microcomputers in libraries in the Philippines is the problem caused by the multitude of languages used in the island group.
    Ex. The project is investigating the factors which promote or inhibit the uptake of computers in primary schools.
    Ex. The new Act, which received the royal assent in 1710, was not entirely to their taste however, for it ruled that copyright in a new book belonged not to its publisher but to its author.
    Ex. The Web's full embrace of constant change means that even old friend sites may be unrecognisable after technology facelifts.
    Ex. Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex. The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    Ex. Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
    ----
    * aceptación pasiva = acquiescence.
    * adquisición pendiente de examen y aceptación = on approval acquisition, sending on approbation, sending on approval.
    * encontrar aceptación = find + favour, find + acceptance, find + a home.
    * grado de aceptación = acceptance rate.
    * nivel de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.
    * tasa de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.
    * * *
    a) ( éxito) success

    de gran aceptación entre los jóvenesvery popular o successful with young people

    b) ( acción) acceptance
    * * *
    = acceptance, favour [favor, -USA], take-up, uptake, assent, embrace, accommodation, thumbs up, admission.

    Ex: Two remarkable features of the BM code are its acceptance of corporate authorship, and its use of form headings.

    Ex: Since BC adheres closely to the educational and scientific consensus, BC found most favour with libraries in educational establishments.
    Ex: One of the reasons for the relatively slow take-up of microcomputers in libraries in the Philippines is the problem caused by the multitude of languages used in the island group.
    Ex: The project is investigating the factors which promote or inhibit the uptake of computers in primary schools.
    Ex: The new Act, which received the royal assent in 1710, was not entirely to their taste however, for it ruled that copyright in a new book belonged not to its publisher but to its author.
    Ex: The Web's full embrace of constant change means that even old friend sites may be unrecognisable after technology facelifts.
    Ex: Whatever structure emerges will be one of accommodation and acceptance by the various stakeholders both in and outside the library.
    Ex: The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    Ex: Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
    * aceptación pasiva = acquiescence.
    * adquisición pendiente de examen y aceptación = on approval acquisition, sending on approbation, sending on approval.
    * encontrar aceptación = find + favour, find + acceptance, find + a home.
    * grado de aceptación = acceptance rate.
    * nivel de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.
    * tasa de aceptación = adoption rate, acceptance rate.

    * * *
    1 (éxito) success
    ha tenido gran aceptación entre los jóvenes it has been very popular o successful with young people
    la película encontró poca aceptación the movie was badly received o had little success
    2 (acción) acceptance
    * * *

     

    aceptación sustantivo femenino

    de gran aceptación entre los jóvenes very popular o successful with young people


    aceptación sustantivo femenino
    1 acceptance
    2 (éxito) success: esta música tiene poca aceptación, this kind of music isn't very popular
    ' aceptación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bilateral
    English:
    acceptance
    - queer
    - would
    - hot
    * * *
    1. [aprobación] acceptance
    2. [éxito] success, popularity;
    tener gran aceptación (entre) to be very popular (with o among)
    3. Com & Fin acceptance
    * * *
    f
    1 acceptance;
    encontrar buena aceptación de plan receive a warm welcome, be welcomed; de producto, novela be successful ( entre with)
    2 éxito success
    * * *
    1) : acceptance
    2) aprobación: approval
    * * *
    aceptación n acceptance

    Spanish-English dictionary > aceptación

  • 272 aclarar las ideas de Uno

    (v.) = clarify + Posesivo + mind
    Ex. For much study and research, the researcher must find his own way, at least initially, because he has not yet clarified his mind or his aim to the point where he can pose precise questions.
    * * *
    (v.) = clarify + Posesivo + mind

    Ex: For much study and research, the researcher must find his own way, at least initially, because he has not yet clarified his mind or his aim to the point where he can pose precise questions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aclarar las ideas de Uno

  • 273 acrecentar

    v.
    to increase.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ACERTAR], like link=acertar acertar
    1 to increase
    1 to increase
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=aumentar) to increase, augment; (=ascender) [+ persona] to advance, promote
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to increase
    2.
    acrecentarse v pron to increase, grow
    * * *
    Ex. He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to increase
    2.
    acrecentarse v pron to increase, grow
    * * *

    Ex: He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.

    * * *
    acrecentar [A5 ]
    vt
    to increase
    to increase, grow
    * * *

    acrecentar ( conjugate acrecentar) verbo transitivo
    to increase
    acrecentarse verbo pronominal
    to increase, grow
    acrecentar verbo transitivo to increase: la falta de agua acrecentó el número de infecciones, the lack of water increased the number of infections
    ' acrecentar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    build
    - compound
    * * *
    vt
    to increase
    * * *
    v/t increase
    * * *
    acrecentar {55} vt
    aumentar: to increase, to augment

    Spanish-English dictionary > acrecentar

  • 274 actividad investigadora

    Ex. Bibliometric analyses confirmed that review articles on topics that are generating high levels of research activity tend to have relatively voluminous bibliographies made up of a disproportionate number of citations to source materials of very recent vintage.
    * * *

    Ex: Bibliometric analyses confirmed that review articles on topics that are generating high levels of research activity tend to have relatively voluminous bibliographies made up of a disproportionate number of citations to source materials of very recent vintage.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actividad investigadora

  • 275 actuar

    v.
    1 to act (obrar, producir efecto).
    actúa de o como escudo it acts o serves as a shield
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centers
    Juana actúa como reina Johanna acts like a queen.
    Actué bien I acted [behaved] well.
    Ricardo actuó en el incendio Richard acted=took action during the fire.
    2 to undertake proceedings (law).
    3 to perform, to act.
    en esta película actúa Victoria Abril Victoria Abril appears in this film
    4 to perform on, to act out.
    5 to perform judicial acts, to prosecute, to litigate, to bring an action.
    El juez actúa legalmente The judge performs judicial acts legally.
    * * *
    (stressed ú in certain persons of certain tenses)
    Present Indicative
    actúo, actúas, actúa, actuamos, actuáis, actúan.
    Present Subjunctive
    actúe, actúes, actúe, actuemos, actuéis, actúen.
    Imperative
    actúa (tú), actúe (él/Vd.), actuemos (nos.), actuad (vos.), actúen (ellos/Vds.).
    * * *
    verb
    to act, perform
    * * *
    1. VI
    1) [actor] to act; [cantante, banda, compañía, equipo] to perform

    actuar en una películato act o be in a film

    2) (=obrar) to act

    actúa como o de mediador en el conflicto — he's acting as a mediator in the conflict

    actúa de manera rarahe's acting o behaving strangely

    3) (Jur) (=proceder) to institute (legal) proceedings; [abogado] to act
    4) (=tener efecto) to act
    2.
    VT (=hacer funcionar) to work, operate
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.
    Ex. AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.
    Ex. All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex. Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex. The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex. 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex. Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex. Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex. At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex. There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex. Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex. Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex. Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    ----
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona ( obrar) to act

    forma de actuar — behavior*

    b) < medicamento> to work, act
    c) actor to act; torero to perform

    ¿quién actúa en esa película? — who's in the movie?

    d) (Der) to act
    * * *
    = act, be at work, behave, function, perform, step in, work, conduct + Reflexivo, come into + play, get in + the act, undertake + action, step up.

    Ex: AACR2 defines a corporate body thus: 'a corporate body is an organisation or group of persons that is identified by a particular name and that acts, or may act, as an entity'.

    Ex: All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex: Although the system behaves simply, it incorporates some complex retrieval techniques, developed from information retrieval research.
    Ex: The DOBIS/LIBIS allows both the library and the computer center to function efficiently and at a lower cost by sharing one system.
    Ex: 'There's no question,' he said, 'but an individual's past performance is a good indicator of how he or she will perform in the future'.
    Ex: Furthermore, children can be misled by group influences into reading truly pernicious material (hard core ponography, for example) and when this happens adults have a clear responsibility to step in and do something about it.
    Ex: Files only work effectively for a limited number of documents.
    Ex: At the next division and department head meeting, Kobitsky was reprimanded and told that she should learn to be an administrator and conduct herself accordingly = En la siguiente reunión de directores de división y departamento, Kobitsky fue amonestada y se le dijo que debería aprender a ser una administradora y actuar consecuentemente.
    Ex: There are, of course, all sorts of other considerations which come into play in determining the income which a publisher might obtain from a book.
    Ex: Even the U.S. military got in the act, when in 1984 they abolished happy hours at military base clubs.
    Ex: Members will not undertake actions that may unfairly or unlawfully jeopardise a candidate's employment.
    Ex: Another growing group in this annual pro-life event is women who are stepping up to proclaim their regret for their own abortions.
    * actuar a posteriori = be reactive.
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * actuar como si + ser + Dios = play + God.
    * actuar con cautela = play it + safe.
    * actuar con fineza = finesse.
    * actuar con irresponsabilidad hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar con poca consideración hacia = play + fast and loose with.
    * actuar consecuentemente = act + accordingly.
    * actuar convencido de que = operate under + the impression that.
    * actuar correctamente = do + the right thing, get on + the right side of.
    * actuar de = serve as.
    * actuar de abogado del diablo = be the/a devil's advocate.
    * actuar de acuerdo con los principios de Uno = act on + Posesivo + principles.
    * actuar de buena fe = act in + good faith.
    * actuar de capitán = skipper, captain.
    * actuar de cara a la galería = play to + the gallery.
    * actuar de contrapeso = counterpoise.
    * actuar de forma negligente = be remiss.
    * actuar de juez = don + Posesivo + judge's wig, officiate.
    * actuar del modo que se considere más adecuado = exercise + discretion.
    * actuar de mediador = mediate.
    * actuar de mirón = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo determinado = follow + pattern.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo enérgico = turn on + the heat.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * actuar duro = play + hardball.
    * actuar en colusión = connive.
    * actuar en complicidad = connive.
    * actuar en conciencia = act in + good conscience.
    * actuar en connivencia = collude, connive.
    * actuar en consecuencia = act + accordingly.
    * actuar en defensa de la profesión = advocacy.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * actuar en la clandestinidad = go into + hiding.
    * actuar en segundo plano = lurk in + the wings.
    * actuar en sinergia = synergize.
    * actuar independientemente = fly + solo.
    * actuar lento = be slow off the mark, be slow off the blocks.
    * actuar motivado por + Nombre = act out of + Nombre.
    * actuar negligentemente = be remiss.
    * actuar para el bien de todos = acting-for-the-best.
    * actuar por encima de + Posesivo + capacidades = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * actuar por impulso = act on + impulse.
    * actuar rápido = be quick off the mark, be quick off the blocks.
    * actuar según = act on/upon.
    * actuar sin demora = act + promptly.
    * actuar sin pensar = shoot from + the hip.
    * actuar sumisamente = take + Nombre + lying down.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * empezar a actuar = swing into + action.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * forma de actuar = discourse.
    * manera de actuar = line of attack.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * no actuar correctamente = be remiss.
    * no actuar debidamente = be remiss.
    * organismo que actúa en representación de otros = umbrella.
    * para actuar = for action.
    * que actúa de soporte = supporting.

    * * *
    actuar [ A18 ]
    vi
    1 «persona» (obrar) to act
    actuó de or como mediador he acted as a mediator
    no entiendo tu forma de actuar I don't understand the way you're behaving o acting
    2 «medicamento» to work, act
    dejar actuar a la naturaleza let nature take its course
    3 «actor» to act; «torero» to perform
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in that movie?
    4 ( Der) to act
    actúa por la parte demandada el abogado Sr. Ruiz Sr. Ruiz is acting for the defendant
    * * *

     

    actuar ( conjugate actuar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [ persona] ( obrar) to act;



    c) [ actor] to act;

    [ torero] to perform;
    ¿quién actúa en esa película? who's in the movie?

    actuar verbo intransitivo
    1 to act: el agua actuó como disolvente, the water acted as a solvent
    actuará de fiscal en la causa, he will act as public prosecutor in the trial
    2 Cine Teat to perform, act
    ' actuar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    clandestinidad
    - constreñimiento
    - cumplir
    - diplomacia
    - enrollarse
    - estilo
    - flojear
    - hacer
    - judicialmente
    - necesaria
    - necesario
    - operar
    - política
    - proceder
    - reflexión
    - servir
    - tapujo
    - trabajar
    - atropellar
    - brusquedad
    - coherencia
    - consecuencia
    - fanfarrón
    - fanfarronear
    - fe
    - libertad
    - ligereza
    - ligero
    - obrar
    - precaución
    - separar
    - tonto
    English:
    abruptly
    - act
    - act on
    - appear
    - as
    - bone
    - camp up
    - deputize
    - do
    - galvanize
    - guinea pig
    - hand
    - inconsiderate
    - jury duty
    - operate
    - perform
    - play
    - reasonably
    - sting
    - work
    - connive
    - defend
    - liaise
    - move
    - self
    * * *
    actuar vi
    1. [obrar, producir efecto] to act;
    actuó según sus convicciones she acted in accordance with her convictions;
    actúa de o [m5] como escudo it acts o serves as a shield;
    actúa de secretario he acts as a secretary;
    este tranquilizante actúa directamente sobre los centros nerviosos this tranquilizer acts directly on the nerve centres;
    los carteristas actúan principalmente en el centro de la ciudad the pickpockets are mainly active Br in the city centre o US downtown
    2. Der to undertake proceedings
    3. [en película, teatro] to perform, to act;
    en esta película actúa Cantinflas Cantinflas appears in this film
    * * *
    v/i
    1 ( obrar, ejercer), TEA act;
    actuar de act as
    2 MED work, act
    * * *
    actuar {3} vi
    : to act, to perform
    * * *
    actuar vb
    1. (en general) to act
    2. (artista) to perform

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuar

  • 276 actuarial

    adj.
    actuarial.
    * * *
    1 actuarial
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Methods of actuarial statistics are used to reveal the laws of emergence, survival and disappearance of names in the group of scientists publishing research works = Se utilizan los métodos de la estadística actuarial para revelar las leyes de aparición, supervivencia y desaparición de los nombres en los grupos de científicos que publican trabajos de investigación.
    * * *

    Ex: Methods of actuarial statistics are used to reveal the laws of emergence, survival and disappearance of names in the group of scientists publishing research works = Se utilizan los métodos de la estadística actuarial para revelar las leyes de aparición, supervivencia y desaparición de los nombres en los grupos de científicos que publican trabajos de investigación.

    * * *
    actuarial
    * * *
    actuarial
    * * *
    : actuarial

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuarial

  • 277 actuario de seguros

    (n.) = actuary
    Ex. Again, the same subject may be required for a number of reasons, e.g an article on population trends in a certain area may be of interest to the statistician, the actuary, the market research worker, the economist, the sociologist, and so on = De nuevo, pueden existir varias razones por las que se necesita una misma materia, por ejemplo, un artículo sobre los cambios demográficos en una zona determinada puede ser de interés para el estadístico, el actuario de seguros, el investigador de mercado, el economista, el sociólgo, etc.
    * * *
    (n.) = actuary

    Ex: Again, the same subject may be required for a number of reasons, e.g an article on population trends in a certain area may be of interest to the statistician, the actuary, the market research worker, the economist, the sociologist, and so on = De nuevo, pueden existir varias razones por las que se necesita una misma materia, por ejemplo, un artículo sobre los cambios demográficos en una zona determinada puede ser de interés para el estadístico, el actuario de seguros, el investigador de mercado, el economista, el sociólgo, etc.

    * * *
    actuary

    Spanish-English dictionary > actuario de seguros

  • 278 aculturación

    f.
    acculturation, adoption of a higher culture, process of adopting the culture of another social group, adoption of another culture.
    * * *
    * * *
    = acculturation, enculturation, culturation.
    Ex. Increasingly, US historians are carrying out research into the acculturation of immigrants to the USA.
    Ex. This document discusses a seminar in which participants focused on the enculturation of boys into American society.
    Ex. The author discusses the social development of infants in terms of a set of tasks which include identity, culturation, and reproduction.
    * * *
    = acculturation, enculturation, culturation.

    Ex: Increasingly, US historians are carrying out research into the acculturation of immigrants to the USA.

    Ex: This document discusses a seminar in which participants focused on the enculturation of boys into American society.
    Ex: The author discusses the social development of infants in terms of a set of tasks which include identity, culturation, and reproduction.

    * * *
    acculturation

    Spanish-English dictionary > aculturación

  • 279 acupuntura

    f.
    acupuncture.
    * * *
    1 acupuncture
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino acupuncture
    * * *
    Ex. This organisation exists to fund, encourage, promote and guide research into a variety of complementary medical therapies, chiefly acupuncture, chiropractic, hypnotherapy and herbal medicine.
    * * *
    femenino acupuncture
    * * *

    Ex: This organisation exists to fund, encourage, promote and guide research into a variety of complementary medical therapies, chiefly acupuncture, chiropractic, hypnotherapy and herbal medicine.

    * * *
    acupuncture
    * * *

    acupuntura sustantivo femenino
    acupuncture
    acupuntura sustantivo femenino acupuncture
    ' acupuntura' also found in these entries:
    English:
    acupuncture
    * * *
    acupuncture
    * * *
    f acupuncture
    * * *
    : acupuncture

    Spanish-English dictionary > acupuntura

  • 280 adecuado

    adj.
    adequate, appropriate, becoming, apt.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: adecuar.
    * * *
    1→ link=adecuar adecuar
    1 adequate, suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    (f. - adecuada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=apropiado) [actitud, respuesta, ropa, tratamiento] appropriate; [documento, requisito] appropriate, relevant

    lo más adecuado sería... — the best thing o the most appropriate thing would be to...

    2) (=acorde)

    adecuado a algo: un precio adecuado a mis posibilidades — a price within my budget o reach

    3) (=suficiente) [dinero, tiempo] sufficient
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.
    Ex. There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.
    Ex. Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex. By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex. It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex. The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex. Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex. The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex. If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex. And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex. This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex. The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex. That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex. With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex. Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex. I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex. Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex. For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex. Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex. I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex. Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex. Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    ----
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) ( apropiado)
    b) ( aceptable) adequate
    * * *
    = adequate, appropriate, apt, desirable, suitable, competent, convenient, correct, eligible, felicitous, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], fit [fitter -comp., fittest -sup.], proper, successful, timely, fitting, commensurate, accommodating, timely, fit for purpose, beffiting.

    Ex: There must be provision for changes necessary to keep the coverage of subjects adequate for new literature.

    Ex: Informative abstracts are appropriate for texts describing experimental work.
    Ex: By building upon a more apt conceptual framework the transfer of information technology can play a role, albeit limited, in the development process.
    Ex: It is desirable that they be treated as parts of a single serials record, since this will provide a 'one-stop' file containing all the relevant data, and will produce a file with a number of funtions.
    Ex: The approach which is suitable in specialised indexing tools for medical research will need to be very specific in order to differentiate between two closely related subjects.
    Ex: Those responsible in libraries must ensure that the users are given competent advice.
    Ex: The most convenient manual format for recording terms is to write each term on a card.
    Ex: If an entry with cross-references or notes must be corrected, add the correct form and then delete the incorrect form.
    Ex: And yet, everyone knows that historically only a very small portion of the eligible users have ever crossed the threshold of a public library.
    Ex: This is hardly a felicitous solution to be followed in other similar cases.
    Ex: The solution is fine when the qualifying term that the user seeks is present, and is used relatively consistently.
    Ex: That was considered to be a fit matter to be relegated to the machines.
    Ex: With proper authorization, you may request information about the status of the copies displayed.
    Ex: Someone's off-the-cuff idea may be the clue that will tap another's thought and lead to a successful solution.
    Ex: I believe that the issues brought forth and debated in the following papers and discussions are as timely today as they were when the institutes were first held.
    Ex: Since libraries are the lifeblood of research, it seems only fitting then that the education of librarians should include familiarity with research methodology.
    Ex: For their indifference, they were rewarded with personnel evaluations which reflected an imaginatively fabricated version of the truth, but which did afford the requisite ego boost and commensurate pay increase.
    Ex: Monitors tuned to television news may have to be located in areas that are less than accommodating to the large numbers of users who want to know the fast-breaking events which affect us all.
    Ex: I am not very good at fortune telling but I suspect it may be timely for people to communicate briefly on strategy and options with him.
    Ex: Commercial pressures are placing demands on the designer to provide solutions which are fit for purpose for all user groups.
    Ex: Since I write in English I should really refer to the city as Florence, but Firenze is such a phonically beautiful sounding word, far more befitting of the beautiful Italian city.
    * adecuado para = accommodative to, well suited to/for.
    * considerar adecuado = judge + suitable, consider + appropriate.
    * creer adecuado = see + fit, think + fit.
    * de forma adecuada = adequately, fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * el más adecuado = ideally suited.
    * el + Nombre + correcto al + Nombre + adecuado en el momento oportuno = the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * en el momento adecuado = at the right time.
    * estar en el lugar adecuado en el momento adecuado = be in the right place at the right time.
    * lo adecuado = adequacy.
    * no ser lo más adecuado para = ill suited to/for.
    * poco adecuado = unsuited, unsuitable, inapt.
    * prácticas más adecuadas = lessons learned [lessons learnt], best practices.
    * proporcionar el + Nombre + adecuado al + Nombre + adecuado en el m = provide + the right + Nombre + to the right + Nombre + at the right time.
    * resultar adecuado = prove + suitable.
    * ser adecuado = be right, stand up.

    * * *
    1
    (apropiado): me parece poco adecuado para una ocasión así I don't think it is very suitable for such an occasion
    es la persona más adecuada para este trabajo she is the best person o the most suitable person for the job o to do the job
    éste no es el momento adecuado this is not the right moment
    no disponemos de los medios adecuados para realizar el trabajo we do not have adequate o the necessary resources to carry out the work
    2 (aceptable) adequate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo adecuar: ( conjugate adecuar)

    adecuado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    adecuado    
    adecuar
    adecuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ( apropiado) ‹vestido/regalo suitable;

    momento right;
    medios adequate;


    adecuar ( conjugate adecuar) verbo transitivo adecuado algo a algo to adapt sth to sth
    adecuado,-a adjetivo appropriate, suitable
    adecuar verbo transitivo to adapt
    ' adecuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adecuada
    - aparente
    - apta
    - apto
    - corresponder
    - distribuir
    - encontrar
    - justa
    - justo
    - microclima
    - momento
    - pertinente
    - propia
    - propio
    - bien
    - indicado
    - planteamiento
    English:
    adequate
    - appropriate
    - beginner
    - due
    - fit
    - fitting
    - proper
    - suitable
    - undue
    - unsuitable
    - right
    - suited
    * * *
    adecuado, -a adj
    appropriate, suitable;
    muchos niños no reciben una alimentación adecuada many children do not have a proper diet;
    ponte un traje adecuado para la ceremonia wear something suitable for the ceremony;
    no es un hombre adecuado para ella he's not the right sort of man for her;
    el sistema actual no es el adecuado the current system isn't the right one;
    no creo que este sea el lugar más adecuado para discutir del tema I don't think this is the best o right place to discuss the matter;
    repartieron los fondos de forma adecuada they shared out the funds appropriately
    * * *
    adj suitable, appropriate
    * * *
    adecuado, -da adj
    1) idóneo: suitable, appropriate
    2) : adequate
    * * *
    adecuado adj right / suitable

    Spanish-English dictionary > adecuado

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