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  • 1 self-service

    1 self-service cafeteria
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    [sel(f)'serβis]
    masculino self-service restaurant
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    [sel(f)'serβis]
    masculino self-service restaurant
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    /sel(f)ˈserβis/
    self-service restaurant
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    self-service m (autoservicio) self-service
    ' self-service' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    autoservicio
    - bufé
    English:
    self-service
    - cafeteria
    - self
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    self-service [self'ser£is] nm
    self-service restaurant

    Spanish-English dictionary > self-service

  • 2 Will Self

    m.
    Will Self, William Woodard.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Will Self

  • 3 Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE)

    Ex. Its members then formed the European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE), which is now self supporting and growing fast, with national SIGLE centres throughout Europe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris (EAGLE)

  • 4 Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC)

    Ex. Recently the Government, through the University Grants Committee, have accepted the recommendation of a working party that in future libraries should be self renewing and finite.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades (UGC)

  • 5 EAGLE (Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris)

    Ex. Its members then formed the European Association for Grey Literature (EAGLE), which is now self supporting and growing fast, with national SIGLE centres throughout Europe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > EAGLE (Asociación Europea para la Literatura Gris)

  • 6 Miércoles de Ceniza

    Ash Wednesday
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    Ex. It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.
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    Ex: It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.

    * * *
    REL Ash Wednesday

    Spanish-English dictionary > Miércoles de Ceniza

  • 7 Posesivo + media naranja

    = Posesivo + significant other, Posesivo + better half, Posesivo + other half
    Ex. Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex. The answer to this relates directly to the second major factor contributing to unhappiness between a manager and his better half, i.e., a sense of professional jealousy between marital partners.
    Ex. Breaking wind often is typically the result of your diet and lifestyle -- it won't kill you, though your other half might if you keep trumpeting in bed.
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    = Posesivo + significant other, Posesivo + better half, Posesivo + other half

    Ex: Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.

    Ex: The answer to this relates directly to the second major factor contributing to unhappiness between a manager and his better half, i.e., a sense of professional jealousy between marital partners.
    Ex: Breaking wind often is typically the result of your diet and lifestyle -- it won't kill you, though your other half might if you keep trumpeting in bed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Posesivo + media naranja

  • 8 UGC (Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades)

    Nota: Departamento del Ministerio de Educación Británico encargado de asignar los presupuestos a las distintas universidades.
    Ex. Recently the Government, through the University Grants Committee, have accepted the recommendation of a working party that in future libraries should be self renewing and finite.

    Spanish-English dictionary > UGC (Departamento de Financiación de las Universidades)

  • 9 a largo plazo

    (adj.) = 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
    Ex. For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex. In September 1973, the University of Washington initiated implementation of a formal long-range planing process for the total university system.
    Ex. Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex. The use of agents is necessary but not ideal, because an agent often represents rival concerns, and aims for a quick turnover rather than long-term profitability.
    Ex. Some feel that these sessions can be 'self-defeating over the long run because they are based on a reward-punishment psychology that serves to intensify the pressure on the individual'.
    Ex. But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex. Findings indicate that the short-run success of methadone programs does not automatically translate into long-run abstinence.
    Ex. In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex. These processes can be viewed as near-term and far-term.
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    (adj.) = 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

    Ex: For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.

    Ex: This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex: In September 1973, the University of Washington initiated implementation of a formal long-range planing process for the total university system.
    Ex: Ostensibly, the maneuver was accomplished to curb patronage abuses and make it easier to dismiss deadwood employees in the long run.
    Ex: The use of agents is necessary but not ideal, because an agent often represents rival concerns, and aims for a quick turnover rather than long-term profitability.
    Ex: Some feel that these sessions can be 'self-defeating over the long run because they are based on a reward-punishment psychology that serves to intensify the pressure on the individual'.
    Ex: But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex: Findings indicate that the short-run success of methadone programs does not automatically translate into long-run abstinence.
    Ex: In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex: These processes can be viewed as near-term and far-term.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a largo plazo

  • 10 a propósito

    adj.
    to the point, pertinent, to the purpose.
    adv.
    on purpose, by design, intentionally, by choice.
    intj.
    by the way, BTW, come to it, by the by.
    * * *
    (por cierto) by the way 2 (adrede) on purpose
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    2) on purpose, intentionally
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    = 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
    Ex. Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.
    Ex. For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex. Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex. In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex. It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex. She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex. Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex. I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex. The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex. Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex. But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex. On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex. Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex. That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex. Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex. Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex. In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.
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    = 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

    Ex: Deliberate mnemonics are devices which help the user to remember and recall the notation for given subjects.

    Ex: For the record, schools and libraries in the late 1960s recovered in excess of $10,000,000 from publishers and wholesalers as a result of unfair practices highlighted by Mr. Scilken.
    Ex: Incidentally, this book was about the invasion of Denmark.
    Ex: In the cases where there was no match, we intentionally created a dirty authority file.
    Ex: It is not wise, by the way, to approach the author by telephone for this puts him on the spot and he may refuse simply in self-defense and especially if you happen to butt in when he is struggling with an obstinate chapter in a new book.
    Ex: She also indicated in passing that in future authors would not automatically pass over the copyright of research results in papers to publishers.
    Ex: Anecdotally, it is often assumed that users preferring print are among the most senior in academic rank and/or years.
    Ex: I have purposely refrained from discussing the theory of comparative librarianship which has up to now characterized much of the writing on the subject.
    Ex: The victims had been herded onto a wooden landing craft by the captain of a Honduras-registered ship who then proceeded, by accident or design, to ram the craft, killing the majority of people aboard.
    Ex: Most consumers felt confident that once a letter is written and posted, no one will read it either accidently or on purpose except for the intended addressee.
    Ex: But we are not then acting quite so much out of blindness or inarticulateness; we are selfishly or fearfully or wilfully trying to short-circuit what we know underneath to be more nearly the true state of things.
    Ex: On a sidenote, this book almost didn't happen when the author showed her editor her proposal.
    Ex: Previous economic historians have, by and large, studiously ignored the British slave trade.
    Ex: That, I may say by way of a digression, has never been my main objection to socialism.
    Ex: Zenobia, by-the-by, as I suppose you know, is merely her public name.
    Ex: Speaking of which, Chertoff recently lifted restrictions that have confined airline passengers to their seats for a half hour after taking off and before landing.
    Ex: In respect of those defects, the seller may be held liable where he has designedly concealed their existence from the purchaser.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a propósito

  • 11 a todas luces

    obviously, clearly
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    Ex. In the public library grand tradition this was patently the self image of the educated middle class.
    * * *

    Ex: In the public library grand tradition this was patently the self image of the educated middle class.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a todas luces

  • 12 a tropezones

    adv.
    by fits and starts, haltingly, stumblingly.
    * * *
    figurado in fits and starts
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    = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily
    Ex. They were like two ships sailing in basically the same direction -- but one doing it hesitantly and falteringly and the other doing it well.
    Ex. 'Would it be bold of me to ask,' she said hesitantly, 'why is the Medical Center library virtually an autonomous unit?'.
    Ex. The ideals of liberty, self-determination, equality and the rule of law have haltingly advanced.
    Ex. He was still there, jerkily kicking his feet and clenched fists.
    * * *
    = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily

    Ex: They were like two ships sailing in basically the same direction -- but one doing it hesitantly and falteringly and the other doing it well.

    Ex: 'Would it be bold of me to ask,' she said hesitantly, 'why is the Medical Center library virtually an autonomous unit?'.
    Ex: The ideals of liberty, self-determination, equality and the rule of law have haltingly advanced.
    Ex: He was still there, jerkily kicking his feet and clenched fists.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tropezones

  • 13 abandono1

    1 = abandonment, betrayal, desertion, surrender, shift away from, drop-off, move away from, defection, pullout, disuse.
    Ex. Practical considerations led to the abandonment of this idea.
    Ex. The author explores the major themes of the novel: self-identity; love; and betrayal.
    Ex. The author also covers the electronic book and the desertion of libraries by researchers in favour of other information sources = El autor también habla del libro electrónico y del abandono de las bibliotecas por parte de los investigadores en favor de otras fuentes de información.
    Ex. This would require central funding, an appropriate communications infrastructure and the surrender by universities of their autonomy over their local libraries.
    Ex. This article discusses the effects of changes in the economy on the distribution of work in libraries which indicate a shift away from its female origins.
    Ex. There is a subsidy mechanism that lowers rates in order to avoid drop-offs from the network.
    Ex. This is a radical move away from the accepted principle of using the actual item as the primary source of cataloguing data.
    Ex. The longer the project is likely to last, the more important it is to be sure that it is designed to cope with factors such as defection of one of the partners.
    Ex. NATO is 'disappointed' at Russian pullout from arms treaty.
    Ex. After a period of disuse at the beginning of the nineteenth century, Caslon roman was revived, and has been available ever since from Caslon's successors.
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    * abandono de = flight from.
    * índice de abandono escolar = dropout rate.
    * tasa de abandono escolar = dropout rate.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandono1

  • 14 abdominal1

    = ab.
    Nota: Abreviatura de abdominal usada frecuentemente en el sentido de musculatura abdominal.
    Ex. Randomly selecting a picture out of some men's magazine or billboard and saying that's what you want your abs to be like could be slightly self-defeating.
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    * abdominales marcados = six-pack abs.
    * abdominal marcado = ripped ab.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abdominal1

  • 15 abnegación

    f.
    abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation, self-sacrifice.
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    1 abnegation, self-denial
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    SF self-denial, abnegation frm
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    femenino self-denial, abnegation (frml)
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    = self-sacrifice, self-effacement, self-denial.
    Ex. Nationalists tended to depict women as embodying the eternal virtues of self-sacrifice and loyalty and to elevate them as national exemplars.
    Ex. Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex. He has chosen self-denial and altruism as the way to follow.
    * * *
    femenino self-denial, abnegation (frml)
    * * *
    = self-sacrifice, self-effacement, self-denial.

    Ex: Nationalists tended to depict women as embodying the eternal virtues of self-sacrifice and loyalty and to elevate them as national exemplars.

    Ex: Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex: He has chosen self-denial and altruism as the way to follow.

    * * *
    self-denial, abnegation ( frml)
    cuidó a su madre con abnegación she selflessly took care of her mother
    * * *

    abnegación sustantivo femenino
    self-denial, abnegation (frml)
    abnegación sustantivo femenino abnegation, self-denial
    ' abnegación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    renuncia
    English:
    self-denial
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    abnegation, self-denial;
    trabajó toda su vida con abnegación she worked selflessly all her life
    * * *
    f self-denial
    * * *
    abnegación nf, pl - ciones : abnegation, self-denial

    Spanish-English dictionary > abnegación

  • 16 abnegado

    adj.
    self-sacrificing, self-denying, self-sacrificed, unselfish.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abnegar.
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    1→ link=abnegar abnegar
    1 selfless, self-sacrificing
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    ADJ self-denying, self-sacrificing
    * * *
    - da adjetivo self-sacrificing, selfless
    * * *
    = devoted, unselfish, self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-giving, selfless.
    Ex. Overprotective feelings occur mostly in very devoted, tender-hearted parents who are inclined to feel guilty.
    Ex. True, we do have our unselfish heroes, men who willingly have laid down their lives for others, the wholly unselfish mother, the man who will step aside for the benefit of others.
    Ex. She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex. She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex. Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex. Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.
    ----
    * abnegada esposa = helpmate.
    * abnegado esposo = helpmate.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo self-sacrificing, selfless
    * * *
    = devoted, unselfish, self-denying, self-sacrificing, self-giving, selfless.

    Ex: Overprotective feelings occur mostly in very devoted, tender-hearted parents who are inclined to feel guilty.

    Ex: True, we do have our unselfish heroes, men who willingly have laid down their lives for others, the wholly unselfish mother, the man who will step aside for the benefit of others.
    Ex: She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex: She on the other hand believes in a self-denying, self-sacraficing love which goes beyond the mere impulse of humanity.
    Ex: Mark's Gospel reveals the power of God as self-effacement and self-giving love rather than domination and conquest.
    Ex: Information technology should be viewed as an enabler of a larger system which builds a sharing, selfless working community.
    * abnegada esposa = helpmate.
    * abnegado esposo = helpmate.

    * * *
    self-sacrificing, selfless
    * * *

    abnegado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    self-sacrificing, selfless
    abnegado,-a adjetivo selfless, self-sacrificing

    ' abnegado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abnegada
    * * *
    abnegado, -a adj
    selfless, unselfish
    * * *
    adj selfless
    * * *
    abnegado, -da adj
    : self-sacrificing, selfless

    Spanish-English dictionary > abnegado

  • 17 abocado a

    = fated to, set on
    Ex. Macintosh seems fated to play a minor supporting role both in business and libraries.
    Ex. ALA membership seems set on self-destruction if its demand for total involvement and 100% democracy continues.
    * * *
    = fated to, set on

    Ex: Macintosh seems fated to play a minor supporting role both in business and libraries.

    Ex: ALA membership seems set on self-destruction if its demand for total involvement and 100% democracy continues.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abocado a

  • 18 aborigen

    adj.
    1 indigenous.
    2 aboriginal, ancient, native, primitive.
    f. & m.
    aboriginal, aborigine.
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    1 aboriginal, native
    1 aborigine, native
    * * *
    1.
    2.
    SMF aborigine, aboriginal
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    I
    adjetivo aboriginal, indigenous
    II
    masculino y femenino aborigine, aboriginal
    * * *
    = aboriginal, aboriginal.
    Nota: Nombre.
    Ex. This article raises some of the issues associated with the collection and documentation of aboriginal archival material which is secret/sacred in nature.
    Ex. Governmental perceptions of them as aboriginals holds back self-determination.
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    * aborigen australiano = Aborigine.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo aboriginal, indigenous
    II
    masculino y femenino aborigine, aboriginal
    * * *
    = aboriginal, aboriginal.
    Nota: Nombre.

    Ex: This article raises some of the issues associated with the collection and documentation of aboriginal archival material which is secret/sacred in nature.

    Ex: Governmental perceptions of them as aboriginals holds back self-determination.
    * aborigen australiano = Aborigine.

    * * *
    aboriginal, indigenous
    la población aborigen the aboriginal o indigenous population
    aborigine, aboriginal
    los aborígenes de Samoa the indigenous o aboriginal population of Samoa
    los aborígenes de Australia (Australian) Aborigines
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    aborigen adjetivo
    aboriginal, indigenous
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    aborigine, aboriginal
    aborigen
    I adjetivo native, indigenous
    (australiano) aboriginal: me encanta el arte aborigen australiano, I love Australian aboriginal art
    II mf native
    (australiano) aborigine
    ' aborigen' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    nativo
    English:
    aborigine
    - aboriginal
    - Aborigine
    * * *
    adj
    [indígena] indigenous, native; [de Australia] Aboriginal
    nmf
    [población indígena] native; [de Australia] Aborigine;
    aborígenes indigenous population, natives;
    [de Australia] Aborigines
    * * *
    I adj native atr, indigenous
    II m/f native
    * * *
    aborigen adj, pl - rígenes : aboriginal, native
    aborigen nmf, pl - rígenes : aborigine, indigenous inhabitant

    Spanish-English dictionary > aborigen

  • 19 abrir la boca

    (v.) = open + Posesivo + mouth
    Ex. These people usually do not realize that it often takes greater strength of character and heroic self-discipline to refrain from changing feet every time one opens one's mouth.
    * * *
    (v.) = open + Posesivo + mouth

    Ex: These people usually do not realize that it often takes greater strength of character and heroic self-discipline to refrain from changing feet every time one opens one's mouth.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrir la boca

  • 20 abrochar

    v.
    1 to do up (botones, camisa).
    2 to staple. ( River Plate)
    3 to button, to buckle, to button up, to fasten.
    María abrochó su blusa Mary buttoned her blouse.
    4 to thrash.
    Pedro abrochó al maleante Peter thrashed the thug.
    5 to chastise, to punish, to reprehend.
    Pedro abrochó al chico por hurtar Peter chastised the kid for stealing.
    6 to fuck.
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    1 (camisa) to button, button up; (zapato) to tie up, do up
    2 (botones) to do up; (broche, corchete) to fasten
    * * *
    verb
    to button, fasten
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ botón, cremallera, vestido] to do up; [+ broche, hebilla] to fasten

    ¿me abrochas el vestido? — can you do up my dress?

    ¿me abrochas? — can you do me up?

    2) LAm [+ papeles] to staple (together)
    3) Méx (=atar) to tie up; (=agarrar) to grab hold of
    4) And (=reprender) to reprimand
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <chaqueta/botón> to fasten, do up; <collar/cinturón de seguridad> to fasten
    b) (AmL) < papeles> to staple
    2.
    abrocharse v pron <chaqueta/botón> to fasten, do up; < collar> to fasten
    * * *
    = zip, button (up), do up.
    Ex. The study investigated the use of a video to teach 3 self-help skills (cleaning sunglasses, putting on a wristwatch, and zipping a jacket) to 3 elementary students with mental disabilities.
    Ex. He was a tall, fat, long-bodied man, buttoned up to the throat in a tight green coat.
    Ex. The skirt she is wearing is too short & unless she wants all the men in the room to ogle her chest she needs to do up another button.
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    * abrochar el cinturón de seguridad = fasten + seat belt.
    * abrocharse el cinturón = buckle up.
    * que se abrocha por atrás = back-buttoning.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <chaqueta/botón> to fasten, do up; <collar/cinturón de seguridad> to fasten
    b) (AmL) < papeles> to staple
    2.
    abrocharse v pron <chaqueta/botón> to fasten, do up; < collar> to fasten
    * * *
    = zip, button (up), do up.

    Ex: The study investigated the use of a video to teach 3 self-help skills (cleaning sunglasses, putting on a wristwatch, and zipping a jacket) to 3 elementary students with mental disabilities.

    Ex: He was a tall, fat, long-bodied man, buttoned up to the throat in a tight green coat.
    Ex: The skirt she is wearing is too short & unless she wants all the men in the room to ogle her chest she needs to do up another button.
    * abrochar el cinturón de seguridad = fasten + seat belt.
    * abrocharse el cinturón = buckle up.
    * que se abrocha por atrás = back-buttoning.
    * sin abrochar = undone.

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    abrochar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹chaqueta/botón› to fasten, do up; ‹collar/cinturón› to fasten
    2 ( AmL) ‹papeles› to staple
    A ‹chaqueta/botón› to fasten, do up; ‹collar› to fasten
    [ S ] abróchense los cinturones de seguridad fasten your seatbelts
    B ( Méx arg)
    1 (joder) to lay (sl)
    2 (vencer) to thrash ( colloq)
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    abrochar ( conjugate abrochar) verbo transitivochaqueta/botón to fasten, do up;
    collar/cinturón de seguridad to fasten
    abrocharse verbo pronominal ‹chaqueta/botón to fasten, do up;
    collar/cinturón de seguridad to fasten
    abrochar verbo transitivo & vr (enganchar botones) to do up
    (cerrar una prenda) to button (up)
    (un cinturón) to fasten
    (atar los zapatos) to tie up
    (subir una cremallera) to do up
    ' abrochar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    presilla
    English:
    buckle
    - button
    - clasp
    - do up
    - fasten
    - fasten up
    - do
    - hook
    * * *
    vt
    1. [botones, camisa] to do up;
    [cinturón] to fasten
    2. RP [grapar] to staple
    * * *
    v/t
    1 do up; cinturón de seguridad fasten
    2 Rpl ( grapar) staple
    * * *
    : to button, to fasten
    * * *
    abrochar vb to do up / to fasten

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrochar

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