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  • 1 además de

    prep.
    in addition to, besides, plus, aside from.
    Le di mantequilla además de pan I gave him butter in addition to bread.
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    as well as, in addition to
    además de gordo es feo as well as being fat, he's ugly
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    besides, as well as
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    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention
    Ex. A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex. In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex. And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex. In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex. Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex. All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex. Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex. The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex. Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex. Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex. Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex. Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex. UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.
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    = along with, apart from, as well as, besides, coupled with, in addition (to), over and above, plus, quite apart from, aside from, on top of, other than, complete with, not least, beyond, together with, not to mention

    Ex: A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.

    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All means of conveying affinitive relationships list a number of terms which may be used as well as, or instead of, the original entry term.
    Ex: In a catalogue using main and added entries, all other entries besides the one main entry are added entries.
    Ex: And coupled with it, the simple answer, yes, I think made for a rather historic exchange, and it surely was worth the price of admission.
    Ex: In addition to the full edition, there exist abridged and medium editions of the scheme.
    Ex: Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market.
    Ex: All of these (except PREVIOUS and NEXT), plus some additional commands are also available from the Command Menu.
    Ex: Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: Librarians will have to acquire additional skills on top of the old ones.
    Ex: The advantages, other than the savings in costs, are that they allow the student to progress at an individual pace = Las ventajas, además del ahorro en los costes, son que permiten al estudiante avanzar a su propio ritmo.
    Ex: Such moulds were called double-faced to distinguish them from the ordinary single-faced moulds which continued to be used for making laid paper, complete with bar shadows, for the rest of the eighteenth century.
    Ex: Extra money for books is raised in a variety of ways, not least through the efforts of active parent/teachers' associations.
    Ex: Once it is available, duplicates in large quantities could probably be turned out for a cent apiece beyond the cost of materials.
    Ex: Most such bulletins list titles or abstracts, together with citations of relevant new documents in the subject area.
    Ex: UNIMARC could make a significant contribution to UBC but, if it is to succeed, it requires the co-operation and effort, not to mention the financial outlay, of all national MARC users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > además de

  • 2 agruparse

    pron.v.
    to form a group; to gather, to come together, to cluster.
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    1 to group together, form a group
    2 (asociarse) to associate
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    VPR (Pol) to form a group; (=juntarse) to gather together, come together ( en torno a round)
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    (v.) = band together, cluster, team, partner
    Ex. For example, a group of neighbors bands together to buy their food in larger quantities so they can get it at a cheaper price.
    Ex. He added that in the early days of the city's development, the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies.
    Ex. Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.
    Ex. The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.
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    agruparse (con)

    Ex: Blackwells, for example, has teamed up with the highly successful CARL Uncover service in the US.

    (v.) = band together, cluster, team, partner

    Ex: For example, a group of neighbors bands together to buy their food in larger quantities so they can get it at a cheaper price.

    Ex: He added that in the early days of the city's development, the different ethnic groups had clustered in well-defined colonies.
    Ex: Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.
    Ex: The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.

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    ■agruparse verbo reflexivo
    1 (reunirse varias personas) to group together, form a group
    2 (formar una sociedad) to associate
    ' agruparse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    agrupar
    English:
    bunch together
    - bunch up
    - cluster
    - gather round
    - group
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    vpr
    1. [congregarse] to gather;
    varios curiosos se agruparon en torno al accidentado a crowd of onlookers gathered around the accident victim
    2. [unirse] to form a group;
    se agrupan en dos categorías diferentes they fall into two different categories
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    v/r form a group, gather
    * * *
    agruparse vb to get into groups

    Spanish-English dictionary > agruparse

  • 3 aparte de

    prep.
    aside from, besides, other than, apart from.
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    (excepto) apart from 2 (además de) as well as, besides
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    apart from, besides
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    = apart from, other than, quite apart from, aside from
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex. Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    * * *
    = apart from, other than, quite apart from, aside from

    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.

    Ex: Non-book materials, then, may include any library information or resource centre materials, other than books or monographs.
    Ex: Quite apart from a completely new vocabulary, the whole mystique of computers is still a source of bewilderment.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aparte de

  • 4 asegurar

    v.
    1 to secure.
    María aseguró el barco en el muelle Mary secured the boat at the dock.
    Silvia aseguró su posición Silvia secured her position.
    2 to assure.
    te lo aseguro I assure you
    asegurar a alguien que… to assure somebody that…
    el gobierno aseguró que no subiría los impuestos the government promised it would not increase taxes
    ¿y quién me asegura que no me está mintiendo? and what guarantee do I have he isn't lying to me?
    Alicia asegura su declaración Alice assures her declaration.
    Ella le asegura a Ricardo su regreso She assures Richard her return.
    3 to insure (contra riesgos).
    asegurar algo a todo riesgo to take out comprehensive insurance on something
    Ricardo aseguró su auto Richard insured his automobile.
    4 to guarantee, to ensure.
    Mario asegura el pago íntegro Mario guarantees the payment in whole.
    5 to promise to, to guarantee to.
    Ricardo le aseguró cumplir con su palabra Richard promised him to keep his word.
    * * *
    1 (fijar) to secure
    2 COMERCIO to insure
    3 (garantizar) to assure, guarantee
    1 (cerciorarse) to make sure
    2 COMERCIO to insure oneself
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    verb
    1) to assure, ensure
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    1. VT
    1) (=sujetar) to secure

    aseguraron los fardos con cuerdasthey fastened o secured the bundles with rope

    2) (=proteger) [+ zona, edificio] to make secure ( contra against)
    3) (=garantizar) [+ derecho] to guarantee

    eso asegura el cumplimiento de los acuerdosthat ensures o guarantees that the agreements will be fulfilled

    si quieres asegurarte el aprobado, tienes que estudiar más — if you want to be certain of passing, you'll have to study more

    es posible, pero no lo aseguro — it's possible, but I can't tell you for sure

    es verdad, se lo aseguro — it's true, take my word for it o I assure you

    4) (=declarar) to maintain

    asegura no saber nada del asuntohe maintains o affirms that he knew nothing about the matter

    5) (Com, Econ) [+ vehículo, vivienda] to insure (de, contra against) (en for)

    deberías asegurar el coche a todo riesgo — you should have your car fully insured, you should take out a comprehensive insurance policy on your car

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (afirmar, prometer) to assure

    le aseguro que... — I assure you that...

    b) ( garantizar) <funcionamiento/servicio> to guarantee
    2) (Com, Fin) <persona/casa> to insure

    aseguró el coche a or contra todo riesgo — she took out fully comprehensive insurance for o on the car

    3)
    a) (sujetar, fijar) <puerta/estante> to secure
    b) <edificio/entrada> to secure, make... secure
    2.
    asegurarse v pron
    1)
    a) ( cerciorarse) to make sure
    b) (garantizarse, procurarse)
    2) (Com, Fin) to insure oneself
    * * *
    = affirm, assure, ensure [insure, -USA], reassure, secure, lock in + place, brace, asseverate.
    Ex. This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.
    Ex. They have some very distinct advantages over more usual indexing techniques, and these are likely to assure citation indexes a place in the information market.
    Ex. The acquisition policy's purpose is to ensure that the library has the right sort of material for its particular needs, and in the right quantities.
    Ex. The student might be reassured to recognize that this type of fundamental analysis of a subject need be conducted only once for each subject entering the indexing system.
    Ex. They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex. Most card catalogues are equipped with rods which lock the cards in place and prevent unauthorized removal of entries.
    Ex. The cheeks were braced from their tops to the ceiling, to prevent the press from twisting or shifting about in use.
    Ex. Junctionville is not a 'Cadillac' town, they asseverated.
    ----
    * asegurar el éxito = ensure + success.
    * asegurar que = vouch + for the fact that.
    * asegurarse = be sure, check to make sure, make + sure, make + certain.
    * asegurarse contra = self-insure for.
    * te lo aseguro = take it from me.
    * volver a asegurar = reinsure.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (afirmar, prometer) to assure

    le aseguro que... — I assure you that...

    b) ( garantizar) <funcionamiento/servicio> to guarantee
    2) (Com, Fin) <persona/casa> to insure

    aseguró el coche a or contra todo riesgo — she took out fully comprehensive insurance for o on the car

    3)
    a) (sujetar, fijar) <puerta/estante> to secure
    b) <edificio/entrada> to secure, make... secure
    2.
    asegurarse v pron
    1)
    a) ( cerciorarse) to make sure
    b) (garantizarse, procurarse)
    2) (Com, Fin) to insure oneself
    * * *
    = affirm, assure, ensure [insure, -USA], reassure, secure, lock in + place, brace, asseverate.

    Ex: This move has probably affirmed the future of DC.

    Ex: They have some very distinct advantages over more usual indexing techniques, and these are likely to assure citation indexes a place in the information market.
    Ex: The acquisition policy's purpose is to ensure that the library has the right sort of material for its particular needs, and in the right quantities.
    Ex: The student might be reassured to recognize that this type of fundamental analysis of a subject need be conducted only once for each subject entering the indexing system.
    Ex: They are responsible for putting together advertisements, securing proofs, procuring the matrices, electrotypes, and other duplicate plates needed for insertion in publications.
    Ex: Most card catalogues are equipped with rods which lock the cards in place and prevent unauthorized removal of entries.
    Ex: The cheeks were braced from their tops to the ceiling, to prevent the press from twisting or shifting about in use.
    Ex: Junctionville is not a 'Cadillac' town, they asseverated.
    * asegurar el éxito = ensure + success.
    * asegurar que = vouch + for the fact that.
    * asegurarse = be sure, check to make sure, make + sure, make + certain.
    * asegurarse contra = self-insure for.
    * te lo aseguro = take it from me.
    * volver a asegurar = reinsure.

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    asegurar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (afirmar, prometer) to assure
    le aseguro que no habrá ningún problema I assure you that there will be no problem
    me aseguró que vendría she assured me that she would come
    vale la pena, te lo aseguro it's worth it, I assure you o I promise you
    asegura no haber visto nada she maintains o says that she did not see anything
    2 (garantizar) ‹funcionamiento/servicio› to guarantee
    el gol que les aseguró el partido the goal that guaranteed them victory, the goal that sewed the game up o that ensured victory
    la herencia le aseguró una vida desahogada the inheritance guaranteed him a comfortable life
    al menos tendremos buen tiempo asegurado at least we'll be assured of o guaranteed good weather
    B ( Com, Fin) ‹persona/casa› to insure
    aseguró el coche a or contra todo riesgo she took out fully comprehensive insurance for o on the car
    C
    1 (sujetar, fijar) ‹puerta/estante› to secure
    lo aseguraron con una cuerda they secured it o made it fast with a rope
    aseguró bien el pie en la roca she got a firm foothold in the rock
    aseguró el poste colocando piedras alrededor de su base he fixed the post in position by putting stones around the base
    lo aseguraron con tornillos they held it in place o fixed it o secured it with screws
    2 ‹edificio/entrada› to secure, make … secure
    D ( Méx)
    1 (decomisar) to seize
    2 (capturar) ‹delincuente/asaltante› to capture
    A
    1 (cerciorarse) to make sure
    asegúrate de que no falta nada make sure there's nothing missing
    2
    (garantizarse, procurarse): con esas medidas se aseguraron el triunfo with those measures they guaranteed themselves victory o they made sure of victory, those measures assured them of o guaranteed them victory
    B ( Com, Fin) to insure oneself
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    asegurar ( conjugate asegurar) verbo transitivo
    1


    asegura no haberlo visto she maintains that she did not see
    b) ( garantizar) ‹funcionamiento/servicio to guarantee

    2 (Com, Fin) ‹persona/casa to insure;
    aseguró el coche a todo riesgo she took out fully comprehensive insurance for o on the car

    3
    a) (sujetar, fijar) ‹puerta/estante to secure

    b)edificio/entrada to secure, make … secure

    asegurarse verbo pronominal
    1

    b) (garantizarse, procurarse):


    2 (Com, Fin) to insure oneself
    asegurar verbo transitivo
    1 to insure
    2 (garantizar) asegurar el éxito de una empresa, to ensure the success of a project
    te aseguro que..., I assure you that...
    3 (afianzar, sujetar) to fasten, tighten up
    ' asegurar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    base
    - garantizar
    English:
    assure
    - attach
    - ensure
    - guarantee
    - insure
    - loop
    - reassure
    - indemnify
    - nail
    - peg
    - secure
    - under
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    vt
    1. [fijar] to secure;
    asegúralo con una cuerda secure it with a rope;
    asegura las piezas con pegamento fix the pieces together with glue;
    aseguró la puerta con el cerrojo she bolted the door (shut)
    2. [garantizar] to assure;
    te lo aseguro I assure you;
    asegurar a alguien que… to assure sb that…;
    el gobierno aseguró que no subiría los impuestos the government promised it would not increase taxes;
    ¿y quién me asegura que no me está mintiendo? and what guarantee do I have he isn't lying to me?;
    con él de coordinador el conflicto está asegurado with him as co-ordinator, conflict is assured o a certainty;
    tienes que trabajar más si quieres asegurar tu ascenso you'll have to work harder if you want to make certain you get promoted
    3. [contra riesgos] to insure ( contra against);
    asegurar algo a todo riesgo to take out comprehensive insurance on sth;
    asegurar en [cantidad] to insure sth for
    4. Méx [decomisar] to confiscate, to seize
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    v/t
    1 ( afianzar) secure
    2 ( prometer) assure;
    te lo aseguro I assure you
    3 ( garantizar) guarantee
    4 COM insure;
    asegurar algo contra incendios insure sth against fire, take out fire insurance on sth
    * * *
    1) : to assure
    2) : to secure
    3) : to insure
    * * *
    1. (afirmar) to assure
    2. (garantizar) to ensure
    3. (coche, casa, etc) to insure

    Spanish-English dictionary > asegurar

  • 5 asociarse

    1 (relacionarse) to be associated (a/con, with)
    2 COMERCIO to collaborate, form a partnership, become partners
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    2) become partners, form a partnership
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    VPR
    1)

    asociarse (con) — to join together (with), join forces (with)

    2) (Com, Econ)
    3)

    asociarse a algo — to join sth, become a member of sth

    4) [circunstancias, hechos] to combine
    * * *
    (v.) = team, partner
    Ex. Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.
    Ex. The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.
    * * *
    (v.) = team, partner

    Ex: Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.

    Ex: The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.

    * * *

    ■asociarse verbo reflexivo
    1 to be associated
    2 Com to become partners
    3 (a algo) to become a member of
    ' asociarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rumor
    - asociar
    English:
    combine
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    vpr
    1. [relacionarse] to be associated;
    una dolencia que se asocia con el o [m5] al exceso de ejercicio a complaint that is associated with excessive exercise
    2. [unirse] to join together;
    se asociaron con otros científicos europeos they joined together o collaborated with other European scientists;
    se asociaron para defender sus derechos they joined together to defend their rights
    3. Com to form a partnership;
    se asoció con varios amigos he formed o entered a partnership with some friends
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    v/r
    1 team up ( con with), go into partnership ( con with)
    2
    :
    asociarse a grupo, club become a member of, join
    * * *
    vr
    1) : to become partners
    2)
    asociarse a : to join, to become a member of

    Spanish-English dictionary > asociarse

  • 6 avanzar

    v.
    1 to advance.
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    Mi chico avanza en la escuela My boy advances in school.
    Ricardo avanzó las ventas Richard advanced=promoted sales.
    2 to make progress.
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3 to pass (time).
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes quickly
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4 to move forward.
    El coche avanza lentamente The car moves forward slowly.
    * * *
    1 to advance, go forward
    1 (mover adelante) to advance, move forward
    2 (dinero) to advance
    3 (promover) to promote
    4 (una propuesta) to put forward
    1 (adelantarse) to go forward, advance; (día, noche) to draw in
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    verb
    1) to advance, move forward
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=mover) to move forward, advance

    avanzó la ficha cuatro casillas — he moved the counter forward four spaces, he advanced the counter four spaces

    2) [+ dinero] to advance
    3) [+ opinión, propuesta] to put forward
    4) [+ resultado] to predict; [+ predicción] to make
    5) Caribe (=vomitar) to vomit
    2. VI
    1) (=ir hacia adelante) to advance, move forward

    no me esperéis, seguid avanzando — don't wait for me, carry on

    2) (=progresar) to make progress
    3) [noche, invierno] to draw on, approach
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.
    Ex. Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.
    Ex. If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex. Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex. Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex. We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex. It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex. In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex. Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex. The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex. It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex. All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex. Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex. Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex. However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex. Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex. LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex. Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex. This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex. As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex. In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex. The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex. Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex. Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex. Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
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    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) persona/tráfico to advance, move forward

    avanzar hacia la democraciato move o advance toward(s) democracy

    b) ciencia/medicina to advance
    c) cinta/rollo to wind on
    d) persona (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; negociaciones/proyecto to progress
    e) tiempo to draw on
    2.
    a) ( adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    b) ( mover) to move... forward, advance

    avanzó un peónhe moved o pushed a pawn forward

    c) < propuesta> to put forward
    * * *
    = gain + ground, get + far, go forward, make + gains, make + progress, move ahead, move on, move onwardly, move up, page (through), progress, advance, proceed, press on, come along, fast-forward, take + a step forward, get + ahead, move forward, make + step, take + strides, make + advances, develop, move along, get + unstuck, press forward (with), move + forward, go forth, make + headway.

    Ex: Standardisation of formats is less developed; however UNIMARC is gaining ground as a national exchange format, whilst USMARC is also used by university and public libraries.

    Ex: If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get far in our understanding of the physical world.
    Ex: Thus, if you want to reply yes, enter a 'y'; if you want to go forward, enter 'f'.
    Ex: Expenditures in public libraries in the USA rose sharply in 1988 while use continued to make modest gains, with the greatest increase in juvenile loans.
    Ex: We could then simply alter our expectations accordingly, and exult in the progress we have made.
    Ex: It is impatient with Juctionville for its failure to move ahead as fast as it would like and is bothered by the city's drabness and general lack of class and culture.
    Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex: In its simplest statement, the prime goal of any act of education is that it should serve us in the future... takes us somewhere... let us move onwardly more easily.
    Ex: Now we move up the chain providing index entries for each of the potentially sought terms.
    Ex: The system displays the records in brief format and the user can 'page' through the matches until the required record is found.
    Ex: It is normally taken to indicate that the document has been revised, if a work has progressed to a second or subsequent edition.
    Ex: All this is not to be impulsively regretted since specialized studies can advance in no other way, but synthesis becomes increasingly important and dishearteningly more difficult.
    Ex: Before we proceed to look at the operators in detail, a couple of examples may help to make the layout clearer.
    Ex: Hoping the gentler tone and the more relaxed manner meant that her anger was abating, the young man pressed on less apprehensively.
    Ex: However, we have not heard the final word by any means for there are new products and improved examples of existing products coming along.
    Ex: Modern machines have an automatic facility for fast-forward and rewind as well as a manual control for slower, more precise location of the required information on the microfilm.
    Ex: LCSH has taken a further step forward with the use of computer-controlled typesetting.
    Ex: Low-income urban families simply do not have any use for the traditional library or indeed any motivation for self-improvement and getting ahead = Las familias urbanas con ingresos bajos simplemente no tienen la necesidad de usar la biblioteca tradicional o de hecho no sienten motivación para la superación personal y para avanzar.
    Ex: This article argues the need to move forward with the infotech culture without abandoning the service culture.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: In the half century since the publication of McKerrow's Introduction bibliography has taken giant strides in many directions.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: The economics journal system has not grown and developed in a structured fashion, which has resulted in overspill into report literature.
    Ex: As university libraries move along this continuum they will become evolutionary, non-hierarchical, entrepreneurial and horizontal.
    Ex: In addition, students can use the glossary to get 'unstuck' while learning.
    Ex: The company is pressing forward with the construction of an environment and a system that permit all employees to demonstrate their full capabilities.
    Ex: Kuwait is not going backwards, but definitely not moving forward.
    Ex: Finally six men agreed to go forth in their underclothes and nooses around their necks in hopeful expectation that their sacrifice would satisfy the king's bloodlust and he would spare the rest of the citizens.
    Ex: Governments are making headway in negotiations aimed at reaching an ambitious and effective global greenhouse gas reduction treaty.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * avanzar a duras penas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a toda máquina = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda mecha = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a toda pastilla = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo gas = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo meter = go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a todo vapor = steam ahead, go + full steam ahead.
    * avanzar a trancas y barrancas = flounder, grind on.
    * avanzar a un ritmo vertiginoso = proceed + at a blistering pace.
    * avanzar con dificultad = wade through, limp, slog along, plod (along/through).
    * avanzar con gran dificultad = grind on.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * avanzar en una carrera profesional = further + a career.
    * avanzar fácilmente = coast.
    * avanzar gradualmente (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar hacia = move into, move toward(s).
    * avanzar hacia abajo = work + Posesivo + way down.
    * avanzar lentamente = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar lenta y pesadamente = trundle.
    * avanzar mucho = travel + a long way down the road.
    * avanzar muy despacio = creep, creep along.
    * avanzar poco a poco = shuffle along.
    * avanzar poco a poco (hacia) = edge (toward(s)).
    * avanzar profesionalmente dentro de la institución = rise through + the ranks.
    * avanzar rápidamente = gallop.
    * avanzar viento en popa = steam ahead.
    * conforme + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * conforme + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * dar vueltas sin avanzar = go round in + circles.
    * hacer avanzar = nudge + Nombre + forward, push + the frontiers of, nudge + Nombre + along, nudge + Nombre + into, push + the boundaries of.
    * hacer avanzar el conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
    * hacer avanzar hacia = nudge + Nombre + toward.
    * hacer que + Nombre + avance = take + Nombre + a/one step forward.
    * no avanzar = tread + water.
    * no avanzar más = go + no further.
    * que avanza lentamente = crawling.
    * que avanza rápidamente = fast-developing.
    * seguir avanzando = forge + ahead, forge + forward.
    * tiempo + avanzar inexorablemente = time + march on.

    * * *
    avanzar [A4 ]
    vi
    1 «tropas/persona/tráfico» to advance, move forward avanzar HACIA algo:
    las tropas avanzan hacia la capital the troops are advancing on the capital
    el país avanza hacia la democracia the country is moving o advancing toward(s) democracy
    2 ( Fot) «rollo» to wind on
    3 «persona» (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress; «negociaciones/proyecto» to progress
    no estoy avanzando mucho con este trabajo I'm not making much progress o headway o I'm not getting very far with this work
    4 «tiempo» to draw on
    ■ avanzar
    vt
    1 (adelantarse) to move forward, advance
    avanzaron unos pasos they moved forward o advanced a few steps, they took a few steps forward
    2 (mover) to move … forward, advance
    avanzó un peón he moved o pushed a pawn forward, he advanced a pawn
    3 ‹propuesta› to put forward
    * * *

     

    avanzar ( conjugate avanzar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [persona/tráfico] to advance, move forward

    b) [ciencia/medicina] to advance

    c) [cinta/rollo] to wind on

    d) [ persona] (en los estudios, el trabajo) to make progress;

    [negociaciones/proyecto] to progress

    verbo transitivo

    b) ( mover) to move … forward, advance

    avanzar verbo transitivo to advance, make progress
    ' avanzar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sacudida
    - salto
    - tantear
    - adelantar
    English:
    advance
    - come forward
    - crawl
    - edge
    - freewheel
    - go forward
    - headway
    - move
    - move along
    - pace
    - proceed
    - progress
    - struggle along
    - struggle on
    - surge
    - wind
    - fast
    - head
    - hover
    - inch
    - lumber
    - scroll
    - somewhere
    * * *
    vi
    1. [moverse] to advance;
    las tropas continúan avanzando the troops are still advancing;
    el tráfico no avanzaba the traffic wasn't moving
    2. [progresar] to make progress;
    está avanzando mucho en sus estudios she's making very good progress with her studies;
    esta tecnología avanza a gran velocidad this technology is developing very quickly
    3. [tiempo] to pass;
    el tiempo avanza muy deprisa time passes very quickly;
    a medida que avanza el siglo as the century draws on
    4. [carrete] to wind on
    vt
    1. [adelantar] to move forward;
    las tropas avanzaron sus posiciones the troops advanced their position;
    avanzaron varias posiciones en la clasificación de liga they moved up several places in the league
    2. [noticias]
    avanzar algo a alguien to inform sb of sth in advance;
    les avanzó los resultados del estudio she informed them of the results of the study before it was published
    3. [carrete] to wind on
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 move forward, advance;
    avanzar un pie take a step forward
    2 dinero advance
    II v/i
    1 advance, move forward; MIL advance ( hacia on)
    2 en trabajo make progress
    * * *
    avanzar {21} v
    : to advance, to move forward
    * * *
    1. (progresar) to make progress / to get on
    2. (ir hacia delante) to advance / to move forward

    Spanish-English dictionary > avanzar

  • 7 averno

    m.
    1 inferno, hell, lower world.
    2 Averno.
    * * *
    1 literal Hades
    * * *
    = inferno, underworld.
    Ex. He maintains that this evocation of the Inferno is apt because, though not a sodomite, Bulstrode can be seen in medieval terms as both a blasphemer and usurer.
    Ex. These clients seek services not as drug abusers nor as criminals, but as war refugees from an underworld of violence and emotional deprivation.
    * * *
    = inferno, underworld.

    Ex: He maintains that this evocation of the Inferno is apt because, though not a sodomite, Bulstrode can be seen in medieval terms as both a blasphemer and usurer.

    Ex: These clients seek services not as drug abusers nor as criminals, but as war refugees from an underworld of violence and emotional deprivation.

    * * *
    inferno ( liter), hell
    * * *
    averno nm
    Mitol
    el averno the underworld

    Spanish-English dictionary > averno

  • 8 blasfemo

    adj.
    blasphemous, apostate.
    f. & m.
    blasphemer.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: blasfemar.
    * * *
    1 blasphemous
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 blasphemer
    * * *
    blasfemo, -a
    ADJ SM / F = blasfemador
    * * *
    - ma masculino, femenino blasphemer
    * * *
    = blasphemous, blasphemer.
    Ex. Criteria for censorship are that materials should not be blasphemous, indecent, obscene, injurious to morality or likely to encourage crime.
    Ex. He maintains that this evocation of the Inferno is apt because, though not a sodomite, Bulstrode can be seen in medieval terms as both a blasphemer and usurer.
    * * *
    - ma masculino, femenino blasphemer
    * * *
    = blasphemous, blasphemer.

    Ex: Criteria for censorship are that materials should not be blasphemous, indecent, obscene, injurious to morality or likely to encourage crime.

    Ex: He maintains that this evocation of the Inferno is apt because, though not a sodomite, Bulstrode can be seen in medieval terms as both a blasphemer and usurer.

    * * *
    blasfemo1 -ma
    blasphemous
    blasfemo2 -ma
    masculine, feminine
    blasphemer
    * * *
    blasfemo, -a
    adj
    blasphemous
    nm,f
    blasphemer
    * * *
    I adj blasphemous
    II m, blasfema f blasphemer
    * * *
    blasfemo, -ma adj
    : blasphemous

    Spanish-English dictionary > blasfemo

  • 9 bochornosamente

    adv.
    shamefully, ingloriously.
    * * *
    Ex. He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.
    * * *

    Ex: He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bochornosamente

  • 10 colaborar

    v.
    1 to collaborate.
    2 to contribute.
    3 to collaborate with.
    Le colaboró a ella He collaborated with her.
    * * *
    1 to collaborate ( con, with)
    2 (prensa) to contribute (en, to)
    * * *

    te necesitamos ¡colabora! — we need you, come and join us!

    colaborar a algo — to contribute to sth

    colaborar con algo, colaboramos con los movimientos pacifistas — we are collaborating with the peace groups

    colaborar en algo, nuestra empresa colaborará en el proyecto — our company is to collaborate on the project

    colaborar en un periódico — to contribute to a newspaper, write for a newspaper

    * * *
    verbo intransitivo

    colaborar con alguien/algo — to collaborate with somebody/something

    colabore con nosotros, mantenga limpia la ciudad — help us keep the city clean

    colaborar en algo en proyecto to collaborate on something

    * * *
    = collaborate, cooperate [co-operate], join + forces, play + ball, team, partner, pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, lend + a (helping) hand, pull together, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.
    Ex. A joint author is a person who collaborates with one or more other persons to produce a work in relation to which the collaborators perform the same function.
    Ex. By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.
    Ex. Therefore, school librarians need to find ways of joining forces with publishers, booksellers and other librarians.
    Ex. She then said: 'If you want to fare reasonably well, you better play ball with me'.
    Ex. Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.
    Ex. The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.
    Ex. Sometimes one person is left with all the work because their partner doesn't pull their weight.
    Ex. In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.
    Ex. She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
    Ex. They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
    Ex. The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
    Ex. All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
    Ex. It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.
    ----
    * colaborando estrechamente = in close collaboration.
    * colaborar con = team up (with), partner with, become + engaged (in/with), engage with, consort with.
    * colaborar conjuntamente = work + cooperatively.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo

    colaborar con alguien/algo — to collaborate with somebody/something

    colabore con nosotros, mantenga limpia la ciudad — help us keep the city clean

    colaborar en algo en proyecto to collaborate on something

    * * *
    colaborar (con)
    (v.) = team up (with), partner with, become + engaged (in/with), engage with, consort with

    Ex: Blackwells, for example, has teamed up with the highly successful CARL Uncover service in the US.

    Ex: To what extent and in what manner should public libraries partner with local businesses to provide the resources needed for economic development?.
    Ex: There is a strong demand for information about Asia as Australia becomes engaged with countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
    Ex: In order to overcome isolation and develop a community oriented approach, libraries will need to engage with people.
    Ex: It is time the USA took a lead in consorting with other Western nations in mounting the 1st Annual international conference on information interchange.

    = collaborate, cooperate [co-operate], join + forces, play + ball, team, partner, pull + Posesivo + (own) weight, lend + a (helping) hand, pull together, put + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, set + Posesivo + shoulder to the wheel, muck in, pitch in.

    Ex: A joint author is a person who collaborates with one or more other persons to produce a work in relation to which the collaborators perform the same function.

    Ex: By 1960 a draft code had been produced, and from this time on, British and American Committees co-operated closely.
    Ex: Therefore, school librarians need to find ways of joining forces with publishers, booksellers and other librarians.
    Ex: She then said: 'If you want to fare reasonably well, you better play ball with me'.
    Ex: Information Today, Inc. and I are teaming to create a series of articles to be published in Computers in Libraries which will provide user ratings of library automation software.
    Ex: The article 'Let's partner as patriots' maintains that in recent years some people have begun to view the public library as an anachronism.
    Ex: Sometimes one person is left with all the work because their partner doesn't pull their weight.
    Ex: In a small shop the master would lend a hand with the work, certainly as a corrector and often as a compositor as well.
    Ex: She tells a story of courage in which the crew and the mission control pull together to work the problem through.
    Ex: They've all been putting their shoulder to the wheel and it's paid off.
    Ex: The Bolsheviks have manfully set their shoulders to the wheel undaunted by this staggering catastrophe.
    Ex: All our neighbours, relatives, friends, we all mucked in and helped each other -- they were mostly all women because all the men had gone to war.
    Ex: It's up to everyone to pitch in and help those who find themselves lacking the most basic of necessities -- food.
    * colaborando estrechamente = in close collaboration.
    * colaborar con = team up (with), partner with, become + engaged (in/with), engage with, consort with.
    * colaborar conjuntamente = work + cooperatively.

    * * *
    colaborar [A1 ]
    vi
    1 (en una tarea, un libro) to work, collaborate
    colaboró con nosotros en el proyecto he collaborated o worked with us on this project
    colabore con nosotros, mantenga limpia la ciudad help us keep the city clean
    colaborar EN algo:
    colaboró activamente en la resistencia she was active in the resistance
    colabora en una revista de fotografía he contributes to a photography magazine
    2 (contribuir) colaborar A algo to contribute TO sth, help sth
    el deporte colabora al desarrollo físico del niño sport contributes to o helps a child's physical development
    el nuevo reglamento ha colaborado a mejorar la situacion the new legislation has helped to improve the situation o has contributed to an improvement in the situation
    * * *

     

    colaborar ( conjugate colaborar) verbo intransitivo
    to collaborate;
    colaborar con algn to collaborate with sb;

    colaborar en algo ‹en proyecto/tarea› to collaborate on sth;

    en revista› to contribute to sth
    colaborar verbo intransitivo to collaborate, cooperate
    ' colaborar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    negación
    English:
    collaborate
    - cooperate
    - write
    - well
    * * *
    1. [cooperar] to collaborate ( con with);
    algunos maridos se niegan a colaborar en las tareas domésticas some husbands refuse to help with the housework;
    muchas personas colaboraron en el rescate many people helped in the rescue;
    que cada uno colabore con lo que pueda let everyone contribute what they can;
    colaboró en la campaña con un donativo de 3 millones she made a donation of 3 million to the campaign
    2. [en prensa]
    colaborar en o [m5] con to write for, to work for
    3. [contribuir] to contribute;
    una dieta que colabora a controlar el nivel colesterol a diet which helps to control cholesterol levels;
    los robots colaboran a incrementar la productividad robots help to increase productivity, robots contribute to increased productivity
    * * *
    v/i collaborate
    * * *
    : to collaborate
    * * *
    colaborar vb to cooperate

    Spanish-English dictionary > colaborar

  • 11 conservador

    adj.
    1 conservative, discreet, moderate, restrained.
    2 conservative, orthodox, rightist, right-wing.
    3 Conservative.
    m.
    1 conservative, praetorian, rightist, right-winger.
    2 preservative, preserver.
    3 Conservative.
    4 curator.
    * * *
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 PLÍTICA conservative
    2 (de museos) curator
    * * *
    1. (f. - conservadora)
    noun
    2. (f. - conservadora)
    adj.
    * * *
    conservador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) (Culin) preservative
    2. SM / F
    1) (Pol) conservative, Tory
    2) [de museo] curator, keeper
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].
    Ex. There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.
    Ex. The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex. In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public 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. He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex. One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex. The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex. Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex. Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex. Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex. Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex. The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex. He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex. It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex. This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex. No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex. Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex. This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex. Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
    ----
    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo conservative
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative
    b) ( de museo) curator
    * * *
    = conservative, conservator, curator, custodian, standpatter, preserver, ingrown, old-fashioned, backward-looking, keeper, custodial, Luddite, laggard, conservationist, conservative, illiberal, risk-averse, tweedy [tweedier -comp., tweediest -sup.], safekeeper [sake-keeper], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], straitlaced [strait-laced].

    Ex: There is a tendency to advance propositions premised upon the assumption that SLIS are staffed by inherently conservative, where they are not simply obtuse, individuals.

    Ex: The benefits of an on-site conservation laboratory and conservator are underlined.
    Ex: In her previous vocation she served as curator of History at the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences and later as Assistant to the Director of Johns Hopkins University, Institute of History and Medicine.
    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public 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: He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: Book clubs need not be enclosed, much less ingrown = Los clubs de lectores no deben ser cerrados y mucho menos conservadores.
    Ex: One is tempted to say that the enthusiasts for postcoordinate systems, being forced to admit reluctantly that control was necessary, couldn't bear to use the old-fashioned term 'list of subject headings'.
    Ex: The book is essentially backward-looking rather than forward-looking in content.
    Ex: Vervliet's involvement with books began with his appointment in 1949 as keeper at the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp, where he acquired a wide knowledge of the history of printing in the Low Countries.
    Ex: Broadly, one can distinguish, then, between what one might call the ' custodial' or 'warehouse' aspects of the librarian's task, and the 'communications' aspect.
    Ex: Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex: Individuals are distributed along a normal bell-shaped curve, with the majority in the large center and innovators and laggards a the the two extremes.
    Ex: The present conservationist approach to librarianship reflects Victorian priorities.
    Ex: He ends his book with a discussion of the politicizing effects of the actions of conservatives and loyalists at the end of the century.
    Ex: It is argued that Israel, in spite of its free elections, is an illiberal democracy.
    Ex: This is typical of the old corporate forms of hierarchy-based processes and of the ' risk-averse systems that crush new ideas'.
    Ex: No bright new digital firm can do without at least some of the supposedly decrepit bureaucracy it so abhors in the old tweedy institutions it wants to replace.
    Ex: Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    Ex: This article shows how the dowdy and boring image of the stereotypical librarian as presented in fiction, taints the portrayal of all who work in libraries.
    Ex: Three years later, when he was fifteen, he slipped into Rachel's bedroom and her straitlaced mother caught them petting and giggling on the side of the bed.
    * conservador de documentos = records custodian.
    * conservador del archivo = archives custodian.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * neoconservador = neoconservative [neo-conservative], neoconservative [neo-conservative].
    * partido conservador = conservative party.

    * * *
    1 ( Pol) ‹partido/gobierno› conservative
    2 (tradicional) ‹persona/ideas› conservative
    es muy conservador en sus gustos he's very conservative in his tastes
    masculine, feminine
    1 ( Pol) conservative
    2 (de un museo) curator
    3
    conservador masculine ( Coc) preservative
    * * *

    conservador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    conservative
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    a) (Pol) conservative


    conservador,-ora
    I adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino conservative
    Pol Conservative
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 Pol Conservative
    2 (de un museo, una biblioteca) curator
    ' conservador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barrer
    - bloque
    - conservadora
    - europeísta
    English:
    conservative
    - keeper
    - seat
    - Tory
    - wet
    - Conservative
    - curator
    - custodian
    - round
    * * *
    conservador, -ora
    adj
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative;
    es un entrenador muy conservador he's a very conservative manager
    2. [del partido conservador] Conservative
    nm,f
    1. [tradicionalista] conservative
    2. [miembro del partido conservador] Conservative
    3. [de museo] curator;
    [de biblioteca] librarian; [de parque natural] keeper
    * * *
    I adj conservative
    II m, conservadora f
    1 de museo curator
    2 POL conservative
    * * *
    conservador, - dora adj & n
    : conservative
    : preservative
    * * *
    conservador adj n conservative

    Spanish-English dictionary > conservador

  • 12 de un modo bochornoso

    Ex. He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.
    * * *

    Ex: He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo bochornoso

  • 13 de un modo vergonzoso

    Ex. He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.
    * * *

    Ex: He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de un modo vergonzoso

  • 14 deplorable

    adj.
    deplorable (suceso, comportamiento).
    * * *
    1 deplorable, regrettable
    * * *
    ADJ [conducta] deplorable; [estado] appalling
    * * *
    adjetivo deplorable

    en un estado deplorablein a dreadful o an appalling state

    * * *
    = deplorable, woeful, disgraceful, pitiful.
    Ex. We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.
    Ex. In this woeful film, under the mantle of a 'bitter-sweet romantic comedy,' Poliakoff lets his maudlin sentiments and fears run riot.
    Ex. He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.
    Ex. Today's pitiful situation must be improved drastically to cope with the overwhelming demand of clients for better library service.
    ----
    * condición deplorable = dismaying condition.
    * * *
    adjetivo deplorable

    en un estado deplorablein a dreadful o an appalling state

    * * *
    = deplorable, woeful, disgraceful, pitiful.

    Ex: We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.

    Ex: In this woeful film, under the mantle of a 'bitter-sweet romantic comedy,' Poliakoff lets his maudlin sentiments and fears run riot.
    Ex: He maintains that indexers are shamefully treated, their pay is disgraceful and they are almost never acknowledged in the book.
    Ex: Today's pitiful situation must be improved drastically to cope with the overwhelming demand of clients for better library service.
    * condición deplorable = dismaying condition.

    * * *
    deplorable
    su conducta ha sido deplorable he has behaved deplorably, his behavior has been deplorable
    me lo devolvió en un estado deplorable he returned it to me in a dreadful o a shocking o an appalling state
    * * *

    deplorable adjetivo
    deplorable
    deplorable adjetivo deplorable: cometieron un acto deplorable, they committed a dreadful crime
    volvió a casa en un estado deplorable, he came back home in an appalling state
    ' deplorable' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    lamentable
    English:
    deplorable
    - woeful
    * * *
    [comportamiento, espectáculo, estado] deplorable; [aspecto] sorry, pitiful
    * * *
    adj deplorable
    * * *
    : deplorable

    Spanish-English dictionary > deplorable

  • 15 desde el punto de vista de la estética

    = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA], medically, medically, musically, preservationally
    Ex. Limitless flexibility sounds to be the answer but it is, of course, impossibly expensive and unacceptable aesthetically.
    Ex. Unfamiliar with the practice, either medically or culturally, these providers are turning to medical librarians for information.
    Ex. Unfamiliar with the practice, either medically or culturally, these providers are turning to medical librarians for information.
    Ex. The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex. In addition to sealants or paint, a number of simple yet preservationally sound liners are now available for use on wooden shelves.
    * * *
    = aesthetically [esthetically, -USA], medically, medically, musically, preservationally

    Ex: Limitless flexibility sounds to be the answer but it is, of course, impossibly expensive and unacceptable aesthetically.

    Ex: Unfamiliar with the practice, either medically or culturally, these providers are turning to medical librarians for information.
    Ex: Unfamiliar with the practice, either medically or culturally, these providers are turning to medical librarians for information.
    Ex: The author maintains that, aside from increasing computational speed, and thus real-time control, musically no advances have been made.
    Ex: In addition to sealants or paint, a number of simple yet preservationally sound liners are now available for use on wooden shelves.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desde el punto de vista de la estética

  • 16 desorden social

    Ex. This book maintains that the church in Africa carries the torch of hope for many Africans today in the midst of political and economic insecurity and social disorder.
    * * *

    Ex: This book maintains that the church in Africa carries the torch of hope for many Africans today in the midst of political and economic insecurity and social disorder.

    Spanish-English dictionary > desorden social

  • 17 documento administrativo público

    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    * * *

    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.

    Spanish-English dictionary > documento administrativo público

  • 18 fascismo

    m.
    fascism.
    * * *
    1 fascism
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino fascism
    * * *
    Ex. He maintains that racism is a site in which older forms of oppression and social exclusion, particularly fascism, have chosen to hibernate.
    * * *
    masculino fascism
    * * *

    Ex: He maintains that racism is a site in which older forms of oppression and social exclusion, particularly fascism, have chosen to hibernate.

    * * *
    fascism
    * * *

    fascismo sustantivo masculino
    fascism
    fascismo sustantivo masculino fascism
    ' fascismo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    fascism
    * * *
    fascism
    * * *
    m fascism
    * * *
    : fascism
    * * *
    fascismo n fascism

    Spanish-English dictionary > fascismo

  • 19 guardián

    m.
    guardian, guard, watchman, custodian.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 guardian, keeper, custodian
    * * *
    (f. - guardiana)
    noun
    * * *
    guardián, -ana
    SM / F
    1) (=defensor) guardian
    2) (=guarda) warden, keeper (EEUU); (Zool) keeper; (=vigilante) watchman
    perro 1., 1)
    * * *
    - diana masculino, femenino
    a) ( de edificio) (security) guard
    b) (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *
    = custodian, curator, guardian, storekeeper, gatekeeper, steward, guard dog, sentinel, warden, safekeeper [sake-keeper].
    Ex. This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.
    Ex. Altick refers to himself as 'a pursuer of truth' and to his audience of librarians as ' curators and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. And so, the public library came in time to be viewed as a guardian of the people's right to know = Y así pues, la biblioteca pública con el tiempo se llegó considerar como protectora del derecho de la gente a saber.
    Ex. Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex. Research has shown that many people get their 'updates' from someone called 'the gatekeeper'.
    Ex. This article explores whether the archivist is a steward for some wider amorphous body including past and future generations.
    Ex. A guard dog perspective is offered as a way to better understand the functioning of the mass media as an important set of communication agencies in the social system.
    Ex. The quintessential expression of this ideal is our amazing public library system -- for which we must specially thank all thousands of dedicated librarians throughout America whom one of my predecessors called our ' sentinels of liberty.
    Ex. Carers and wardens are encouraged to involve themselves in the service.
    Ex. Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.
    * * *
    - diana masculino, femenino
    a) ( de edificio) (security) guard
    b) (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *
    = custodian, curator, guardian, storekeeper, gatekeeper, steward, guard dog, sentinel, warden, safekeeper [sake-keeper].

    Ex: This article maintains that archivists as custodians of the records have an ethical obligation to support the freest possible access to public records.

    Ex: Altick refers to himself as 'a pursuer of truth' and to his audience of librarians as ' curators and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: And so, the public library came in time to be viewed as a guardian of the people's right to know = Y así pues, la biblioteca pública con el tiempo se llegó considerar como protectora del derecho de la gente a saber.
    Ex: Certainly the last thing we want is that books be shut up in tastefully decorated warehouses, watched over by highly trained storekeepers whose main purpose is to see that everything is kept tidily in its place and, as far as possible, untouched by human hands -- especially the sticky-fingered hands of marauding children.
    Ex: Research has shown that many people get their 'updates' from someone called 'the gatekeeper'.
    Ex: This article explores whether the archivist is a steward for some wider amorphous body including past and future generations.
    Ex: A guard dog perspective is offered as a way to better understand the functioning of the mass media as an important set of communication agencies in the social system.
    Ex: The quintessential expression of this ideal is our amazing public library system -- for which we must specially thank all thousands of dedicated librarians throughout America whom one of my predecessors called our ' sentinels of liberty.
    Ex: Carers and wardens are encouraged to involve themselves in the service.
    Ex: Libraries find themselves frustrated in their role as safekeepers of science: how can they ensure optimal access and availability if they do not control the access systems?.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    1 (de un edificio) security guard, guard
    2 (protector, defensor) guardian
    * * *

    guardián
    ◊ - diana sustantivo masculino, femenino


    b) (protector, defensor) guardian

    guardián,-ana sustantivo masculino y femenino watchman, watchwoman
    perro guardián, watchdog
    ' guardián' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ángel
    - guarda
    - guardiana
    - tutor
    - tutora
    - perro
    English:
    custodian
    - guard dog
    - guardian
    - warden
    - watchdog
    - guard
    - watch
    * * *
    guardián, -ana
    adj
    ángel guardián guardian angel
    nm,f
    [de persona] guardian; [de cosa] watchman, keeper;
    los guardianes de la fe the keepers of the faith
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    perro guardián guard dog
    II m, guardiana f guard; fig
    guardian
    * * *
    1) guarda: security guard, watchman
    2) : guardian, keeper
    3)
    perro guardián : watchdog
    * * *
    guardián n guardian

    Spanish-English dictionary > guardián

  • 20 hibernar

    v.
    to hibernate.
    * * *
    1 to hibernate
    * * *
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to hibernate
    * * *
    = hibernate, go + dormant, lie + dormant.
    Ex. He maintains that racism is a site in which older forms of oppression and social exclusion, particularly fascism, have chosen to hibernate.
    Ex. Deciduous trees are those that loose their leaves each fall, go dormant for the winter, and leaf out again in spring.
    Ex. Such special duty can be intensely challenging, freeing creative energies that would otherwise lie dormant.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo to hibernate
    * * *
    = hibernate, go + dormant, lie + dormant.

    Ex: He maintains that racism is a site in which older forms of oppression and social exclusion, particularly fascism, have chosen to hibernate.

    Ex: Deciduous trees are those that loose their leaves each fall, go dormant for the winter, and leaf out again in spring.
    Ex: Such special duty can be intensely challenging, freeing creative energies that would otherwise lie dormant.

    * * *
    hibernar [A1 ]
    vi
    to hibernate
    * * *

    hibernar ( conjugate hibernar) verbo intransitivo
    to hibernate
    hibernar vi (un animal) to hibernate
    ' hibernar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    hibernate
    * * *
    vi
    to hibernate
    vt
    to freeze cryogenically
    * * *
    v/i hibernate
    * * *
    : to hibernate
    * * *
    hibernar vb to hibernate

    Spanish-English dictionary > hibernar

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