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shunned

  • 1 cifras de asistencia

    Ex. Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
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    Ex: Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cifras de asistencia

  • 2 de antaño

    = of old, age-old, old-time, of yore, of olden days, of yesteryear, bygone, gone by
    Ex. Reference librarians can no more make bricks without straw that could the Israelites of old.
    Ex. The current environment in higher education is providing an opportunity for librarians to define a future that will ensure their central role in the educational process and thus resolve these remaining age-old questions.
    Ex. The old-time indoor apprentices, who had boarded and lodged with the printer and received only nominal wages, were mostly replaced by outdoor apprentices who found their own board and lodging and were paid wages according to their skill and experience.
    Ex. Ironically, today's catalogs have gone full circle back to the book catalogs of yore, with each work having only one complete catalog entry = Paradójicamente, los catálogos de hoy día han vuelto a los catálogos en forma de libro de antaño, en los que cada documento tenía un único asiento catalográfico completo.
    Ex. This article presents a view of the Internet as comparable to an American travelling carnival of olden days, the sort operated by con men and hucksters.
    Ex. Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex. There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex. I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.
    * * *
    = of old, age-old, old-time, of yore, of olden days, of yesteryear, bygone, gone by

    Ex: Reference librarians can no more make bricks without straw that could the Israelites of old.

    Ex: The current environment in higher education is providing an opportunity for librarians to define a future that will ensure their central role in the educational process and thus resolve these remaining age-old questions.
    Ex: The old-time indoor apprentices, who had boarded and lodged with the printer and received only nominal wages, were mostly replaced by outdoor apprentices who found their own board and lodging and were paid wages according to their skill and experience.
    Ex: Ironically, today's catalogs have gone full circle back to the book catalogs of yore, with each work having only one complete catalog entry = Paradójicamente, los catálogos de hoy día han vuelto a los catálogos en forma de libro de antaño, en los que cada documento tenía un único asiento catalográfico completo.
    Ex: This article presents a view of the Internet as comparable to an American travelling carnival of olden days, the sort operated by con men and hucksters.
    Ex: Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex: There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex: I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de antaño

  • 3 del ayer

    adj.
    of yesterday.
    * * *
    = of yesteryear, gone by
    Ex. Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex. I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.
    * * *
    = of yesteryear, gone by

    Ex: Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.

    Ex: I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del ayer

  • 4 del pasado

    = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by
    Ex. We are on the way to a transformed library service, total in design (and anything less than totality is doomed as a has-been today).
    Ex. This article discusses the use of a metaphorical mode of writing in moralistic children's fiction of the past, where the intention was to make children good.
    Ex. There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex. Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex. I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.
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    = has-been, of the past, bygone, of yesteryear, gone by

    Ex: We are on the way to a transformed library service, total in design (and anything less than totality is doomed as a has-been today).

    Ex: This article discusses the use of a metaphorical mode of writing in moralistic children's fiction of the past, where the intention was to make children good.
    Ex: There is a definite problem in that the cataloging rules we've had have been firmly rooted in a bygone era.
    Ex: Attendance figures indicated the beginnings of a return to participation by many of the big publishers that shunned the show in recent years, although the mammoth stands of yesteryear remained absent = Las cifras de asistencia mostraban el comienzo de una vuelta a la participación de muchos de los editores que no habían asistido a la exposición en los últimos años, aunque los estands gigantescos de antaño seguían estando ausentes.
    Ex: I hope my stroll down memory lane has stirred some long forgotten rememberances of good times gone by.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del pasado

  • 5 evitar

    v.
    1 to avoid, to prevent (impedir) (desastre, accidente).
    podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe this disaster could have been avoided o prevented
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent somebody from doing something
    Ricardo previno el accidente Richard prevented the accident.
    María se guarda de decir mentiras Mary takes care not to tell lies.
    2 to avoid (eludir) (cuestión, persona).
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me
    3 to save.
    esto me evita tener que ir this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    1 (gen) to avoid
    2 (impedir) to prevent, avoid
    3 (ahorrar) to spare, save
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    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=eludir) to avoid
    2) (=ahorrar) to save

    me evita (el) tener que... — it saves me having to...

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
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    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.
    Ex. This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.
    Ex. She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex. In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex. To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex. Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex. Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex. In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex. He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex. This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex. This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex. The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex. I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex. This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex. They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex. While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex. Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex. The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex. And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex. Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
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    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
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    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    b) ( impedir) to avoid, prevent

    para evitar que sufranto avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( ahorrar)

    evitarle algo a alguien<molestia/preocupación> to save o spare somebody something

    2.
    evitarse v pron < problemas> to save oneself
    * * *
    = avoid, bypass [by-pass], eschew, guard against, impede, prevent, shy away from, deflect, forestall, avert, preempt [pre-empt], shun, be shy of + Gerundio, sidestep [side-step], steer + clear of, steer away from, get (a)round, shy from, stay away from, stave off, baulk [balk, -USA], hamstring, ward off, head off, skirt, give + Nombre + a wide berth.

    Ex: This situation requires a very skilled information worker if total disaster is to be avoided.

    Ex: She repeatedly bypassed the catalog because she was an inveterate fiction reader and approached the A section of the fiction shelf expecting to find Sholom Aleichem under ALEICHEM.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: The system will ask you to enter the new password a second time to help guard against keying errors.
    Ex: In early 1984 we were invited to undertake a survey of the fourteen schools of librarianship and information studies in England and Wales, giving particular attention to the constraints impeding or preventing desirable change.
    Ex: To prevent an entry under the first name(s), these must be entered on a separate line with the subfield code 'j'.
    Ex: Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex: Questions such as 'Can I help you?' on the part of the librarian are easily deflected by a hasty, perhaps automatic and ill-considered, 'Oh, no thanks' by the user.
    Ex: In order to forestall such an event, some libraries in Britain were stung into action by the publication of an Act of Parliament which totally ignored public libraries.
    Ex: He often did this, almost unconsciously, to avert an immediate sign of reaction to an irksome confrontation.
    Ex: This article concludes that the main value of the indicators is as a management tool, as a means of preempting problems.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: Printers or publishers were sometimes shy of giving their real names -- usually because a book was treasonable, or libellous, or a piracy -- and for similar reasons they might give a false place of publication and a false date.
    Ex: This article discusses how to start projects on the right footing by defining objectives and planning properly to help sidestep pitfalls which can be associated with bespoke software development.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    Ex: The view of most users is that they can get around the restriction in a number of ways.
    Ex: I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex: This, again, is an area most libraries -- at least the ones I'm familiar with -- have tended to stay away from.
    Ex: They resorted to exercising to stave off unwanted weight gain believed to be caused by alcohol use.
    Ex: While many scholars concede that military interventions are sometimes permissible, they balk when it comes to deciding whether they are ever a moral duty.
    Ex: Instead, the proposed regulations would hamstring public access.
    Ex: The most strenuous efforts will not always ensure success, nor the boldest arm of human power ward off the stroke of misfortune.
    Ex: And this stimulus is working in the sense that it has headed off the imminent risk of a deflationary spiral.
    Ex: Bridleways that cross arable land may be legally ploughed up, but not those that skirt a field.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    * acto de evitar = avoidance.
    * agacharse para evitar = duck out of + harm's way.
    * el evitar = avoidance.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar el desastre = ward off + disaster.
    * evitar el encuentro con = steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    * evitar el enfrentamiento = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar el mal = shun + evil.
    * evitar la confrontación = avoid + confrontation.
    * evitar la fama = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar la publicidad = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye.
    * evitar + Nombre = get (a)round + Nombre.
    * evitar polémicas = eschew + issues.
    * evitar problemas = stay out of + trouble.
    * evitar que = keep from.
    * evitar que + entrar = keep + Nombre + out.
    * evitar que + escapar = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar que + Nombre + Subjuntivo = save + Nombre + from + Gerundio.
    * evitar que + salir = keep + Nombre + in.
    * evitar ser afectado = escape + unaffected.
    * evitar temas delicados = eschew + issues.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * evitar una infección = prevent + infection.
    * evitar un error = avoid + error.
    * evitar un problema = avoid + problem.
    * evitar un riesgo = duck + risk.
    * evitar un tema = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * forma de evitar Algo = way round + Algo.
    * forma de evitar una dificultad = way (a)round + difficulty.
    * forma de evitar un problema = way round + problem.
    * intentar evitar = fight + shy of.
    * lo que hay que hacer y lo que hay que evitar = do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs.
    * no poder evitar + Infinitivo = cannot help + Gerundio, cannot help but + Verbo.
    * no poder evitar mencionar = cannot but notice.
    * no pude evitar notar que = couldn't help but notice (that).
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.

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    evitar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (eludir, huir de) to avoid
    evita entrar en discusiones con él avoid getting into arguments with him
    para evitar problemas decidí no ir to avoid problems I decided not to go
    ¿por qué me estás evitando? why are you avoiding me?
    2 (impedir) to avoid, prevent
    se podría haber evitado la tragedia the tragedy could have been avoided o averted o prevented
    haremos lo posible para evitarlo we'll do everything we can to avoid o prevent it
    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering
    3 (ahorrar) to save
    una simple llamada nos habría evitado muchas molestias a simple phone call would have saved us a lot of trouble
    así les evitarás muchos quebraderos de cabeza that way you'll save them a lot of worry
    por esta ruta evitas tener que pasar por el centro if you go this way you avoid going through o it saves you going through the center
    ‹problemas› to save oneself
    evítese la molestia de ir a la tienda avoid the inconvenience of going to the store
    si aceptas, te evitarás muchos problemas if you accept, you'll save yourself a lot of problems
    me evitaría tener que pintarlo it would save me having to paint it
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    Multiple Entries:
    evitar    
    evitar algo
    evitar ( conjugate evitar) verbo transitivo
    a) (eludir, huir de) to avoid;



    para evitar que sufran to avoid o prevent them suffering

    c) ( remediar):

    me puse a llorar, no lo puede evitar I started to cry, I couldn't help it

    d) ( ahorrar) evitarle algo a algn ‹molestia/preocupación› to save o spare sb sth

    evitarse verbo pronominal ‹ problemas to save oneself;

    evitar verbo transitivo
    1 to avoid: no pude evitar reírme, I couldn't help laughing
    2 (una enfermedad, etc) to prevent
    (una desgracia) to avert
    3 (a una persona) to avoid ➣ Ver nota en avoid

    ' evitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrar
    - alarde
    - carcajada
    - contemporizar
    - hincapié
    - mortificar
    - mortificarse
    - murmuración
    - para
    - remediar
    - aglomeración
    - huir
    English:
    avert
    - avoid
    - breath
    - bypass
    - cheat
    - clampdown
    - clear
    - deny
    - get round
    - harm
    - head off
    - hedge
    - help
    - loophole
    - miss
    - pair off
    - prevent
    - pussyfoot
    - save
    - scandal
    - should
    - stave off
    - steer
    - step in
    - way
    - get
    - guard
    - keep
    - rat
    - shun
    - stave
    - unavoidably
    * * *
    vt
    1. [impedir] [desastre, accidente] to avoid, to prevent;
    ¿podría haberse evitado esta catástrofe ecológica? could this environmental disaster have been avoided o prevented?;
    evitar que alguien haga algo to stop o prevent sb from doing sth;
    no pude evitar que se pelearan I couldn't stop o prevent them from having a fight;
    hemos de evitar que se extienda el incendio we have to stop the fire spreading
    2. [eludir] [problema, cuestión, persona] to avoid;
    siempre me está evitando she's always trying to avoid me;
    Javier siempre evita encontrarse conmigo Javier always avoids meeting me;
    yo evité hablar del tema I kept o steered clear of the subject;
    no puede evitarlo he can't help it;
    no puedo evitar ser como soy I can't help (being) the way I am
    3. [ahorrar] to save;
    esta máquina nos evitaría mucho trabajo this machine would save us a lot of work;
    esto me evita tener que ir this gets me out of going, this saves me (from) having to go
    * * *
    v/t
    1 avoid;
    no puedo evitarlo I can’t help it
    2 ( impedir) prevent
    3 molestias save
    * * *
    evitar vt
    1) : to avoid
    2) prevenir: to prevent
    3) eludir: to escape, to elude
    * * *
    evitar vb
    1. (en general) to avoid
    2. (impedir) to prevent
    3. (ahorrar) to save

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar

  • 6 evitar la fama

    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    Ex. He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.
    * * *
    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Ex: He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar la fama

  • 7 evitar la publicidad

    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    Ex. He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.
    * * *
    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Ex: He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.

    Spanish-English dictionary > evitar la publicidad

  • 8 hora del cuento

    (n.) = story hour [storyhour], storytelling [story-telling], storytime [story time]
    Ex. The mediatheque serves the local, deprived population with story hours, film shows, exchange of stamps and postcards.
    Ex. She accepts that at all sorts of intellectual and aesthetic levels there are people who read 'for the enjoyment of good storytelling and a good story'.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    * * *
    (n.) = story hour [storyhour], storytelling [story-telling], storytime [story time]

    Ex: The mediatheque serves the local, deprived population with story hours, film shows, exchange of stamps and postcards.

    Ex: She accepts that at all sorts of intellectual and aesthetic levels there are people who read 'for the enjoyment of good storytelling and a good story'.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hora del cuento

  • 9 mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público

    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    Ex. He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.
    * * *
    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Ex: He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantenerse alejado de la mirada del público

  • 10 mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública

    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    Ex. He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.
    * * *
    (v.) = shun + the public eye, keep out of + the public eye

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Ex: He prefers to keep out of the public eye as much as possible.

    Spanish-English dictionary > mantenerse alejado de la mirada pública

  • 11 marginado

    adj.
    outcast, castoff, alienated, on the fringe.
    f. & m.
    1 outcast, dropout.
    2 alienated person.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: marginar.
    * * *
    1→ link=marginar marginar
    1 (proyecto) pushed aside, excluded
    2 (persona) marginalized, alienated
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 social outcast, social misfit
    \
    sentirse marginado,-a to feel like an outsider, feel rejected
    * * *
    marginado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=aislado) marginalized

    estar o quedar marginado de algo — (=aislado) to be alienated from sth; (=excluido) to be excluded from sth

    sentirse marginado — to feel discriminated against

    2) (=pobre) deprived
    2.
    SM / F [por elección] outsider, drop-out *; [por discriminación] underprivileged person, deprived person
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Sociol) marginalized
    b) ( excluido) excluded
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = disadvantaged, outcast, deprived, cast-off, marginalised [marginalized, -USA].
    Ex. Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.
    Ex. This is one of the fundamental reasons why it is so important for publica libraries to become part of the networked society: in order to avoid the creation of a new underclass of Internet outcasts.
    Ex. The author focuses on the development of parish libraries in deprived parts of inner Chicago.
    Ex. The son of a salesman actually wrote, `I should imagine that one's fellow workers could be classed as dull, uninteresting cast-offs who have a flair for English'.
    Ex. The library is located in the marginalized quarter of the city of Guatemala.
    ----
    * barrio marginado de la ciudad = inner-city area.
    * comunidad marginada = deprived community.
    * gente marginada socialmente = socially deprived people.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * marginado de la sociedad = social outcast.
    * marginados económicamente, los = economically deprived, the.
    * marginados, los = deprived, the, underserved, the.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * sector marginado = deprived sector.
    * servicios bibliotecarios para los marginados = library services to the disadvantaged.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Sociol) marginalized
    b) ( excluido) excluded
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = disadvantaged, outcast, deprived, cast-off, marginalised [marginalized, -USA].

    Ex: Then there are those children made to think themselves failures because of the hammer-blow terms like dull, backward, retarded, underprivileged, disadvantaged, handicapped, less able, slow, rejected, remedial, reluctant, disturbed.

    Ex: This is one of the fundamental reasons why it is so important for publica libraries to become part of the networked society: in order to avoid the creation of a new underclass of Internet outcasts.
    Ex: The author focuses on the development of parish libraries in deprived parts of inner Chicago.
    Ex: The son of a salesman actually wrote, `I should imagine that one's fellow workers could be classed as dull, uninteresting cast-offs who have a flair for English'.
    Ex: The library is located in the marginalized quarter of the city of Guatemala.
    * barrio marginado de la ciudad = inner-city area.
    * comunidad marginada = deprived community.
    * gente marginada socialmente = socially deprived people.
    * grupo marginado = deprived group, marginalised group.
    * marginado de la sociedad = social outcast.
    * marginados económicamente, los = economically deprived, the.
    * marginados, los = deprived, the, underserved, the.
    * marginado social = social outcast.
    * sector marginado = deprived sector.
    * servicios bibliotecarios para los marginados = library services to the disadvantaged.

    * * *
    marginado1 -da
    alienated, marginalized
    se sienten marginados they feel alienated from o marginalized by society, they feel rejected o shunned by society
    marginado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    los marginados de nuestra sociedad the deprived elements o sectors of our society
    los marginados que acudían al refugio the down-and-outs o ( AmE) the derelicts who used to come to the refuge
    delincuentes, drogadictos y todo tipo de marginados delinquents, drug addicts and all kinds of people who live on the fringes of society o delinquents, drug addicts and all kinds of social misfits
    * * *

    Del verbo marginar: ( conjugate marginar)

    marginado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    marginado    
    marginar
    marginado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) (Sociol) marginalized


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    social outcast
    marginar ( conjugate marginar) verbo transitivo ( en la sociedad) to marginalize;
    ( en un grupo) to ostracize
    marginado,-a
    I adjetivo marginalized
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino dropout
    marginar verbo transitivo
    1 (a un sector) to marginalize, to reject: nuestra sociedad margina a los ancianos, our society marginalizes the elderly
    2 (a una persona) to leave out, ostracize
    ' marginado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    marginada
    English:
    dropout
    - outcast
    - reject
    - drop
    * * *
    marginado, -a
    adj
    excluded;
    sentirse marginado to feel excluded;
    un barrio marginado an area where there is a lot of social exclusion
    nm,f
    socially excluded person;
    los marginados the socially excluded
    * * *
    I adj marginalized
    II m, marginada f social outcast;
    marginados sociales social outcasts, people on the fringes of society
    * * *
    marginado, -da adj
    1) desheredado: outcast, alienated, dispossessed
    2)
    clases marginadas : underclass
    marginado, -da n
    : outcast, misfit

    Spanish-English dictionary > marginado

  • 12 marginar

    v.
    1 to exclude, to make an outcast (person).
    Ella discrimina a los gordos She discriminates fat people.
    2 to set aside, to set to one side.
    3 to marginalize, to place in a position of marginal influence and importance, to marginalise.
    * * *
    1 (persona) to leave out, exclude; (grupo social) to ostracize, marginalize
    2 (asunto) to push aside
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=aislar) [+ persona] to alienate; [+ grupo] to marginalize
    2) (=discriminar)
    3) (=excluir) to push out (de of)
    exclude (de from)
    4) (Tip) [+ texto] to write notes in the margin of; [+ página] to leave margins on
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( en la sociedad) to marginalize; ( en un grupo) to ostracize
    2) (Impr) < texto> ( anotar) to add marginal notes to; ( fijar márgenes) to set margins
    2.
    marginarse v pron
    * * *
    = marginalise [marginalize, -USA], sideline.
    Ex. Since the introduction of information technology and the beginnings of the information explosion in the 1950s, the profession of documentalist has become increasingly marginalised.
    Ex. Because of the threat of being sidelined if they did not participate, libraries had to form alliances to address issues of access.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( en la sociedad) to marginalize; ( en un grupo) to ostracize
    2) (Impr) < texto> ( anotar) to add marginal notes to; ( fijar márgenes) to set margins
    2.
    marginarse v pron
    * * *
    = marginalise [marginalize, -USA], sideline.

    Ex: Since the introduction of information technology and the beginnings of the information explosion in the 1950s, the profession of documentalist has become increasingly marginalised.

    Ex: Because of the threat of being sidelined if they did not participate, libraries had to form alliances to address issues of access.

    * * *
    marginar [A1 ]
    vt
    A (en la sociedad) to marginalize; (en un grupo) to ostracize
    la sociedad margina a los expresidiarios society tends to marginalize ex-convicts
    lo han marginado y toman las decisiones sin consultarlo he has been pushed to one side, and they make the decisions without consulting him
    sus compañeros de clase lo habían marginado his classmates had ostracized o shunned him
    B ( Impr) ‹texto› (anotar) to add marginal notes to
    (fijar márgenes): margínelo con tres centímetros a cada lado set o leave a three-centimeter margin on each side
    marginarse DE algo to cut oneself off FROM sth
    * * *

    marginar ( conjugate marginar) verbo transitivo ( en la sociedad) to marginalize;
    ( en un grupo) to ostracize
    marginar verbo transitivo
    1 (a un sector) to marginalize, to reject: nuestra sociedad margina a los ancianos, our society marginalizes the elderly
    2 (a una persona) to leave out, ostracize
    ' marginar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discriminar
    - segregar
    - arrinconar
    * * *
    vt
    1. [persona] [discriminar] to exclude;
    la nueva ley margina a los inmigrantes the new law marginalizes immigrants;
    sus compañeros lo marginan his colleagues exclude him from the group, his colleagues give him the cold shoulder
    2. [asunto, diferencias] to set aside, to set to one side
    3. [texto]
    margina un poco menos la página leave a smaller margin on the page
    * * *
    v/t marginalize
    * * *
    : to ostracize, to exclude

    Spanish-English dictionary > marginar

  • 13 radiar

    v.
    1 to radiate.
    Esos metales radian Those metals radiate.
    El metal radia energía The metal radiates energy.
    2 to irradiate (physics).
    3 to broadcast (por radio).
    4 to pour out, to shower.
    Ella radia alegría She pours out happiness.
    5 to radio.
    Ellos radiaron las noticias They radioed the news.
    * * *
    1 (irradiar) to radiate, irradiate
    1 (irradiar) to radiate, irradiate
    2 (retransmitir) to broadcast, transmit, radio
    3 MEDICINA to X-ray
    * * *
    I
    VT
    1) (Fís) to radiate
    2) (Radio) to broadcast
    3) (Med) to treat with radiation
    II
    VT
    1) LAm (=borrar) to delete, cross off; (=suprimir) to remove
    2) (=expulsar) to expel
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (period) (Rad) to broadcast ( on the radio)
    2) (Fís) to radiate; (Med) to irradiate, treat... with radiation
    * * *
    = radiate, radio.
    Ex. One method to strengthen brittle paper without unbinding the books is to impregnate them with monomer acrylics and to radiate for polymerisation.
    Ex. Wearing plain clothes and standing on a street corner, the trooper radioed fellow troopers parked nearby who pulled over drivers not wearing a seat belt.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (period) (Rad) to broadcast ( on the radio)
    2) (Fís) to radiate; (Med) to irradiate, treat... with radiation
    * * *
    = radiate, radio.

    Ex: One method to strengthen brittle paper without unbinding the books is to impregnate them with monomer acrylics and to radiate for polymerisation.

    Ex: Wearing plain clothes and standing on a street corner, the trooper radioed fellow troopers parked nearby who pulled over drivers not wearing a seat belt.

    * * *
    radiar [A1 ]
    vt
    A ( period) ( Rad) to broadcast ( on the radio)
    mensajes radiados radio messages
    B
    1 ( Fís) to radiate
    2 ( Med) to irradiate, treat … with radiation
    C ( RPl fam) ‹persona› to shun, give … the cold shoulder
    lo han radiado del grupo he's been given the cold shoulder o shunned by the rest of the group
    me sentí radiada I felt left out o shunned
    * * *

    radiar verbo transitivo
    1 (una emisora) to broadcast
    2 Fís to radiate, irradiate
    3 Med to treat with X-rays
    * * *
    radiar vt
    1. [irradiar] to radiate
    2. Fís to irradiate
    3. Med to give X-ray treatment to
    4. [emitir por radio] to broadcast
    5. Am [hacer el vacío a] to cold-shoulder;
    traté de integrarme, pero desde el principio me radiaron I tried to join in, but they made me feel unwelcome right from the start
    * * *
    v/t radiate
    * * *
    radiar vt
    1) : to radiate
    2) : to irradiate
    3) : to broadcast (on the radio)

    Spanish-English dictionary > radiar

  • 14 rechazar

    v.
    1 to reject.
    el gobierno rechazó las acusaciones de corrupción the government rejected o denied the accusations of corruption
    Ellos rechazan el grano malo They reject the bad grain.
    4 to clear (sport).
    el portero rechazó la pelota y la mandó fuera the goalkeeper tipped the ball out of play
    5 to refuse, to pass up, to decline, to disregard.
    Ellos rechazan el café They refuse the coffee.
    6 to refuse to.
    Ellos rechazan comprar eso They refuse to buy that.
    7 to turn one's back on.
    8 to dishonor, to refuse to accept, to repudiate, to disavow.
    Ellos rechazan el reconocimiento They dishonor the recognition.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to reject, turn down, refuse
    2 (ataque) to repel, repulse, drive back
    3 MEDICINA to reject
    * * *
    verb
    1) to reject, decline
    * * *
    VT
    1) [+ persona] to push away; [+ ataque] to repel, beat off; [+ enemigo] to drive back
    2) [+ acusación, idea] to reject; [+ oferta] to turn down, refuse; [+ tentación] to resist
    3) [+ luz] to reflect; [+ agua] to throw off
    4) (Med) [+ órgano] to reject
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <invitación/propuesta/individuo> to reject; <moción/enmienda> to defeat; <oferta/trabajo> to turn down
    b) <ataque/enemigo> to repel, repulse
    c) (Med) < órgano> to reject
    * * *
    = condemn, decline, discard, eschew, reject, set + aside, flinch at/from, refuse, negative, discountenance, repulse, shun, be hostile to, ditch, renounce, snub, nix, defeat, disavow, deselect, turn down, spurn, repudiate, fight off, hold off, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fend off, overrule, push aside, turn + Nombre + away.
    Ex. It must, however, also be considered as a major source of the 'subject index illusion' so trenchantly condemned by Bliss, as mentioned below.
    Ex. The title 'Unsolicited marginal gift collections: saying no or coping with the unwanted' deals with the problem of how to cope with collections which should have been declined, but were not.
    Ex. The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex. Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex. It is increasingly obvious that we are as a nation one and indivisible, that divisive tendencies are a thing of the past, but there are still too many inheritors of the old indifference, and who flinch at co-operation as at an evil.
    Ex. In this novel, if you remember, Henry Crawford, having been refused by the heroine Fanny, goes off and elopes with an old flame, Mrs Rushworth.
    Ex. Bough negatived the suggestion instantly.
    Ex. Balzac discountenanced virtually every idea Hernandez and children's librarian, Kate Lespran, had the courage to suggest.
    Ex. Leforte blew forth a long breath, as if trying to repulse the oppressive heat of the September morning.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. Although he recognized the need for some forms of synthesis, Bliss was hostile to the idea of complete analysis and synthesis put forward by Ranganathan.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. 'Classification by attraction', i.e. the placing of a subject as the most concrete element represented in it, without regard to the basic discipline concerned, is renounced = Se rechaza la "Clasificación por atracción", es decir, la asignación de una materia según el elemento más concreto representado en ella, sin tener en cuenta la disciplina en cuestión.
    Ex. Some black librarian see little progress towards race-neutral attitudes and finds themselves either directly or indirectly snubbed, patronised or completely ignored by users as well as staff members.
    Ex. This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex. The author focuses on the campaign of the Idaho Library Association to defeat this initiative.
    Ex. Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
    Ex. There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex. The government seems to spurns the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex. The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
    Ex. These pillboxes were originally built to help fight off a Nazi invasion.
    Ex. A dam at the Strait of Gibraltar could be constructed to limit the outflow and reverse the climate deterioration, thus holding off the next ice age.
    Ex. International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex. During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex. President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex. She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex. They will be patrolling in plain clothes to spot doormen who turn away people apparently on the basis of their ethnicity.
    ----
    * cheque + ser rechazado = cheque + bounce.
    * rechazar Algo/Alguien = turn + Nombre + down.
    * rechazar la responsabilidad = disclaim + responsibility.
    * rechazarse = go by + the board.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * rechazar una hipótesis = reject + hypothesis, negate + hypothesis.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * rechazar una ley = defeat + legislation.
    * rechazar una moción = defeat + motion.
    * rechazar una sugerencia = turn + idea + down.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <invitación/propuesta/individuo> to reject; <moción/enmienda> to defeat; <oferta/trabajo> to turn down
    b) <ataque/enemigo> to repel, repulse
    c) (Med) < órgano> to reject
    * * *
    = condemn, decline, discard, eschew, reject, set + aside, flinch at/from, refuse, negative, discountenance, repulse, shun, be hostile to, ditch, renounce, snub, nix, defeat, disavow, deselect, turn down, spurn, repudiate, fight off, hold off, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fend off, overrule, push aside, turn + Nombre + away.

    Ex: It must, however, also be considered as a major source of the 'subject index illusion' so trenchantly condemned by Bliss, as mentioned below.

    Ex: The title 'Unsolicited marginal gift collections: saying no or coping with the unwanted' deals with the problem of how to cope with collections which should have been declined, but were not.
    Ex: The dates should be checked regularly and updated so that old dates are discarded and new ones entered.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex: Such championship cannot be lightly set aside, nevertheless it is now quiet certain that 'bibliography', incorrect and unfortunate as it may be, is here to stay and the situation must be accepted.
    Ex: It is increasingly obvious that we are as a nation one and indivisible, that divisive tendencies are a thing of the past, but there are still too many inheritors of the old indifference, and who flinch at co-operation as at an evil.
    Ex: In this novel, if you remember, Henry Crawford, having been refused by the heroine Fanny, goes off and elopes with an old flame, Mrs Rushworth.
    Ex: Bough negatived the suggestion instantly.
    Ex: Balzac discountenanced virtually every idea Hernandez and children's librarian, Kate Lespran, had the courage to suggest.
    Ex: Leforte blew forth a long breath, as if trying to repulse the oppressive heat of the September morning.
    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: Although he recognized the need for some forms of synthesis, Bliss was hostile to the idea of complete analysis and synthesis put forward by Ranganathan.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: 'Classification by attraction', i.e. the placing of a subject as the most concrete element represented in it, without regard to the basic discipline concerned, is renounced = Se rechaza la "Clasificación por atracción", es decir, la asignación de una materia según el elemento más concreto representado en ella, sin tener en cuenta la disciplina en cuestión.
    Ex: Some black librarian see little progress towards race-neutral attitudes and finds themselves either directly or indirectly snubbed, patronised or completely ignored by users as well as staff members.
    Ex: This play was nixed by school officials on the grounds that the subject of sweatshops was not appropriate for that age group.
    Ex: The author focuses on the campaign of the Idaho Library Association to defeat this initiative.
    Ex: Feminists disavow biology & biologists who reduce human biology to anatomy.
    Ex: There is a need to provide public access to the Internet and to develop guidelines for selecting and deselecting appropriate resources.
    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex: The government seems to spurns the architecture profession and there is a growing rift between architects who assert their utility and those who cleave to artistic prerogatives.
    Ex: The author attempts to repudiate Cherniavsky's argument to show that machine intelligence cannot equal human intelligence.
    Ex: These pillboxes were originally built to help fight off a Nazi invasion.
    Ex: A dam at the Strait of Gibraltar could be constructed to limit the outflow and reverse the climate deterioration, thus holding off the next ice age.
    Ex: International 'rules' are often dismissed with the wave of the hand or a snort of contempt one week, and gilded and placed on a pedestal the next.
    Ex: During the rutting season, they are used to fend off other males in an attempt to gather a harem of females to breed with.
    Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex: She's just an airheaded bimbo, with an endless capacity to push aside unpleasant realities in favor of her more satisfying interests: young men and jewels.
    Ex: They will be patrolling in plain clothes to spot doormen who turn away people apparently on the basis of their ethnicity.
    * cheque + ser rechazado = cheque + bounce.
    * rechazar Algo/Alguien = turn + Nombre + down.
    * rechazar la responsabilidad = disclaim + responsibility.
    * rechazarse = go by + the board.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * rechazar una hipótesis = reject + hypothesis, negate + hypothesis.
    * rechazar una idea = turn + idea + down.
    * rechazar una ley = defeat + legislation.
    * rechazar una moción = defeat + motion.
    * rechazar una sugerencia = turn + idea + down.

    * * *
    rechazar [A4 ]
    vt
    1 ‹invitación/propuesta› to reject; ‹oferta/trabajo› to turn down
    la moción fue rechazada the motion was defeated
    rechazó su proposición de matrimonio she rejected o turned down his proposal of marriage
    se sienten rechazados por la sociedad they feel rejected by society
    2 ‹ataque/enemigo› to repel, repulse
    3 ‹luz› to reflect
    4 ( Med) ‹órgano› to reject
    * * *

     

    rechazar ( conjugate rechazar) verbo transitivo
    a)invitación/propuesta/individuo to reject;

    moción/enmienda to defeat;
    oferta/trabajo to turn down
    b)ataque/enemigo to repel, repulse

    c) (Med) ‹ órgano to reject

    rechazar verbo transitivo
    1 (una idea, un plan, a una persona) to reject
    (oferta, contrato) to turn down
    2 Med (un órgano) to reject
    3 Mil to repel
    ' rechazar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    barrer
    - declinar
    - negar
    - definitivamente
    - desechar
    - despreciar
    - plano
    English:
    beat off
    - brush off
    - decline
    - defeat
    - deny
    - disallow
    - dismiss
    - fend off
    - fight off
    - head-hunt
    - offer
    - refuse
    - reject
    - repudiate
    - repulse
    - shun
    - snub
    - spurn
    - stave off
    - sweep aside
    - turn away
    - turn down
    - ward off
    - wave aside
    - fend
    - fight
    - hand
    - over
    - parry
    - rebuff
    - repel
    - throw
    - turn
    - ward
    - wave
    * * *
    1. [no aceptar] to reject;
    [oferta, invitación] to turn down, to reject
    2. [negar] to deny;
    el gobierno rechazó las acusaciones de corrupción the government rejected o denied the accusations of corruption;
    rechazó que vaya a presentarse a la presidencia he denied that he was going to run for the presidency
    3. [órgano] to reject;
    el paciente rechazó el órgano the patient rejected the organ
    4. [repeler] [a una persona] to push away;
    [a atacantes] to drive back, to repel;
    rechazaron el ataque de los enemigos they repelled the enemy attack
    5. Dep to clear;
    el portero rechazó la pelota y la mandó fuera the goalkeeper tipped the ball out of play
    * * *
    v/t reject; MIL repel
    * * *
    rechazar {21} vt
    1) : to reject
    2) : to turn down, to refuse
    * * *
    rechazar vb to reject / to turn down

    Spanish-English dictionary > rechazar

  • 15 rehuir

    v.
    1 to avoid.
    2 to shrink back.
    Ellos rehuyeron pronto They shrank back quickly.
    3 to shun, to avoid, to flee from.
    Ellos rehuyeron a Ricardo They shunned Richard.
    4 to flee away from.
    María le rehuye a su madre Mary flees away from her mom.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ HUIR], like link=huir huir
    1 to avoid, shun
    * * *

    rehúye de las situaciones difícilesshe avoids o runs away from difficult situations

    * * *
    verbo transitivo to shy away from
    * * *
    = shy away from, shun, shy from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.
    Ex. Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.
    Ex. Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex. I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex. This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex. Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex. This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to shy away from
    * * *
    = shy away from, shun, shy from, steer + clear of, give + Nombre + a wide berth, steer away from.

    Ex: Those who conscientiously attempt to keep abreast of current thought might well shy away from an examination calculated to show how much of the previous month's efforts could be produced on call.

    Ex: Traditionally these books have been shunned because of their fragile nature, but librarians are finding that a small collection can enliven story times.
    Ex: I have not shied from identifying some of the obstacles to achieving this vision.
    Ex: This entire target market has steered clear of the public library.
    Ex: Under the new law, motorists must give 'a wide berth' to stationary emergency vehicles displaying blue, red, or amber emergency warning lights.
    Ex: This article gives guidance for steering away from some of the more obvious pitfalls when buying software.

    * * *
    rehuir [ I21 ]
    vt
    to shy away from
    rehúye el trato con la gente she shies away from contact with people
    * * *

    rehuir ( conjugate rehuir) verbo transitivo
    to shy away from
    rehuir verbo transitivo to shun, avoid: rehúye el tema constantemente, he's constantly trying to avoid the subject
    ' rehuir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    huir
    - inhibirse
    English:
    shun
    - shy away
    - recoil
    - shirk
    - way
    * * *
    rehuir vt
    to avoid
    * * *
    v/t shy away from
    * * *
    rehuir {41} vt
    : to avoid, to shun
    * * *
    rehuir vb to avoid

    Spanish-English dictionary > rehuir

  • 16 ser humilde

    v.
    to be humble.
    Ricardo se empequeñece ante el altar Richard humbles himself before the altar.
    * * *
    (v.) = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    * * *
    (v.) = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser humilde

  • 17 ser modesto

    v.
    to be modest.
    * * *
    (v.) = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel
    Ex. Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.
    * * *
    (v.) = hide + Posesivo + light under a bushel

    Ex: Throughout his career, as indeed his life, he has shunned the public eye and as Phillip Adams said 'he has been inclined to hide his light under a bushel'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ser modesto

  • 18 vitando

    adj.
    1 that ought to be shunned or avoided.
    2 odious, execrable.
    3 atrocious, odious.
    * * *
    1 (que se debe evitar) to be avoided
    2 formal (abominable) hateful, odious

    Spanish-English dictionary > vitando

  • 19 vitanda

    adj.&f.
    1 that ought to be shunned or avoided.
    2 odious, execrable.

    Spanish-English dictionary > vitanda

См. также в других словарях:

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  • shunned — ʃʌn v. avoid, stay away from, abstain from interj. avoid, eschew …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SHUNNED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • shunned evil — avoided evil, resisted evil; behaved honestly, avoided sin …   English contemporary dictionary

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