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special librarian

  • 1 biblioteca

    f.
    1 library (lugar, conjunto de libros).
    biblioteca ambulante/pública mobile/public library
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library
    2 bookcase (forniture).
    * * *
    1 library
    2 (mueble) bookcase, bookshelf
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (=edificio) library

    biblioteca ambulante — mobile library, bookmobile (EEUU)

    biblioteca circulante[de préstamo] lending library; [ambulante] circulating library

    2) (=mueble) bookcase, bookshelves pl
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
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    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.
    * * *
    a) (institución, lugar) library

    biblioteca pública/de consulta — public/reference library

    b) ( colección) book collection
    c) ( mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *
    = library, document collection.

    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.

    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliot = library advocacy.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * amante de la biblioteca = library lover.
    * Amigos de la Biblioteca = Friends of the Library.
    * ampliación de la biblioteca = library extension.
    * ansiedad provocada por la biblioteca = library anxiety.
    * ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = ARL (Association of Research Libraries).
    * asesor técnico de bibliotecas = library consultant.
    * asesor técnico en construcción de bibliotecas = library building consultant.
    * Asociación Americana de Bibliotecas de Teología = American Theological Library Association (ATLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecas Especializadas = Special Libraries Association (SLA).
    * automatización de bibliotecas = library automation.
    * auxiliar de biblioteca = library assistant, library technician, page, library aide, library orderly.
    * ayudante de biblioteca = assistant librarian.
    * basado en la biblioteca = library-based.
    * biblioteca académica = academic library.
    * biblioteca arzobispal = archiepiscopal library.
    * biblioteca asociada = affiliated library.
    * biblioteca biomédica = biomedical library.
    * biblioteca Bodliana, la = Bodleian, the.
    * Biblioteca Británica = British Library (BL).
    * biblioteca central = central library, main library.
    * biblioteca cibernética = cyberlibrary [cyber-library].
    * biblioteca como edificio = library building.
    * biblioteca comunitaria = community library.
    * biblioteca con préstamos interbibliotecarios netos = net-lender, net-borrower.
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * biblioteca de acceso restringido = closed-stack library.
    * biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural library.
    * Biblioteca de Alejandría, la = Alexandria Library, the.
    * biblioteca de alquiler = rental library.
    * biblioteca de arqueología = archaeology library.
    * biblioteca de arte = art library.
    * biblioteca de asociación = society's library.
    * biblioteca de barco = shipboard library, ship library.
    * biblioteca de barrio = district library, community library.
    * biblioteca de biomedicina = health care library, biomedical library.
    * biblioteca de botánica = botany library.
    * biblioteca de campo de concentración = concentration camp library.
    * biblioteca de catedral = cathedral library.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias = science library.
    * biblioteca de ciencias de la salud = health sciences library, health library.
    * biblioteca de condado = county library.
    * biblioteca de conservatorio = conservatoire library.
    * biblioteca de copyright = copyright library.
    * biblioteca de departamento = department library.
    * biblioteca de depósito = deposit library.
    * biblioteca de depósito legal = copyright library, depository library.
    * biblioteca de derecho = law library.
    * biblioteca de diplomatura = undergraduate library.
    * biblioteca de distrito = district library.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * biblioteca de farmacia = pharmaceutical library.
    * biblioteca de hospital = patient library, hospital library.
    * biblioteca de hospital clínico = teaching hospital library.
    * biblioteca de institución de enseñanza superior = tertiary library.
    * biblioteca de investigación = research library.
    * biblioteca de jardín de infancia = kindergarten library.
    * biblioteca de juzgado = court library.
    * biblioteca de la comunidad = community library.
    * biblioteca de la zona ártica = arctic library.
    * Biblioteca del Congreso (LC) = Library of Congress (LC).
    * biblioteca de libre acceso = open access library.
    * Biblioteca del Museo Británico = British Museum Library.
    * Biblioteca del Vaticano, la = Vatican Library, the.
    * biblioteca de medicina = medical library.
    * biblioteca de mezquita = mosque library.
    * biblioteca de minoría étnica = ethnic library.
    * biblioteca de misión = mission library.
    * biblioteca de música = music library.
    * biblioteca de pacientes = patient library.
    * biblioteca de parlamento = parliamentary library.
    * biblioteca departamental = departmental library.
    * biblioteca de periódico = news library.
    * biblioteca de préstamo = lending library, circulating library, circulation library.
    * biblioteca de prisión = prison library.
    * biblioteca de recursos = resource library.
    * biblioteca de referencia = reference library.
    * biblioteca de sindicato = trade union library, union library.
    * biblioteca de suscripción = subscription library.
    * biblioteca de universidad politécnica = polytechnic library.
    * biblioteca de vestuario = costume library.
    * biblioteca de veterinaria = veterinary library.
    * biblioteca de zona rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca digital = digital library (DL).
    * biblioteca ducal = ducal library.
    * biblioteca eclesiástica = ecclesiastical library, church library.
    * biblioteca electrónica = electronic library (e-library), library without walls.
    * biblioteca en red = network library.
    * biblioteca escolar = school library.
    * biblioteca especializada = special library, specialised library, specialist library.
    * biblioteca especializada en música = music library.
    * biblioteca especializada en temas polares = polar library.
    * biblioteca estatal = state library.
    * biblioteca física = physical library, brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca general = central library, general library.
    * biblioteca gestionada por microordenador = microlibrary.
    * biblioteca gubernamental = government library.
    * biblioteca hermana = sister library.
    * biblioteca híbrida = hybrid library, brick and click library.
    * biblioteca industrial = factory library.
    * biblioteca infantil = children's library.
    * biblioteca juvenil = junior library.
    * biblioteca local = local library, home library.
    * biblioteca mantenida por las donaciones de una fundación = donor-endowed library.
    * biblioteca metropolitana = metropolitan library.
    * biblioteca miembro de una cooperativa = member library.
    * biblioteca ministerial = ministerial library.
    * biblioteca monástica = monastic library.
    * biblioteca móvil = bookmobile, mobile library, mobile.
    * biblioteca móvil en trailer = trailer library.
    * biblioteca multimedia = multimedia library.
    * biblioteca municipal = town library, city library, municipal library, urban library, community library.
    * biblioteca nacional = national library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional Central = National Central Library.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Agricultura (NAL) = National Agricultural Library (NAL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina (NLM) = National Library of Medicine (NLM).
    * Biblioteca Nacional de Préstamo para la Ciencia y Tecnología (NLL) = National Lending Library for Science and Technology (NLL).
    * Biblioteca Nacional Francesa = Bibliotheque Nationale.
    * biblioteca para ciegos = library for the blind.
    * biblioteca para pacientes = hospital patient library, patients' library.
    * biblioteca parroquial = parochial library, parish library.
    * biblioteca personal = personal library, home collection, personal collection, home library.
    * biblioteca popular = popular library.
    * biblioteca presidencial = presidential library, presidential archive.
    * biblioteca principal = main library.
    * biblioteca privada = private library.
    * biblioteca provincial = provincial library centre.
    * biblioteca pública = public library, public library service.
    * Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York (NYPL) = NYPL (New York Public Library).
    * biblioteca pública municipal = municipal public library.
    * biblioteca pública provincial = provincial public library.
    * biblioteca quiosco = kiosk library.
    * biblioteca regional = regional library.
    * biblioteca religiosa = religious library.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * biblioteca rural = rural library.
    * biblioteca sanitaria = health library.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sucursal = library branch, branch library, branch collection, library outlet.
    * biblioteca técnica = technical library.
    * biblioteca tradicional = brick and mortar library.
    * biblioteca tradicional y virtual = brick and click library.
    * biblioteca traditional = physical library.
    * biblioteca universitaria = college library, university library, research library.
    * biblioteca virtual = virtual library.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas académica = college librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas de investigación = research librianship.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en las bibliotecas universitarias = academic librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas de derecho = law librarianship.
    * biblioteconomía para las bibliotecas especializadas = special librarianship.
    * BLAISE (Servicio de Información Automatizada de la Biblioteca Británica) = BLAISE (British Library Automated Information Service).
    * carnet de biblioteca = library card.
    * catálogo de biblioteca = library catalogue.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * Coalición Internacional de Consorcios de Bibliotecas (ICOLC) = International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC).
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * comisión de biblioteca = library board, library committee.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * Conferencia de Directores de Bibliotecas Nacionales (CDNL) = Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL).
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * consejo de administración de la biblioteca = library trustees.
    * consorcio de bibliotecas = library consortium.
    * cooperativa de bibliotecas = library cooperative.
    * datos estadísticos de la biblioteca = library records, library statistics.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * destreza en la búsqueda de información en una biblioteca = library research skills.
    * dirección de la biblioteca = library administrators.
    * dirección de la biblioteca, la = library administration, the.
    * director de biblioteca = library director.
    * director de la biblioteca = head librarian.
    * División de Préstamo de la Biblioteca Británica (BLLD) = British Library Lending Division (BLLD).
    * División de Servicios Bibliográficos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLBSD) = British Library Bibliographic Services Division (BLBSD).
    * dotación económica de las bibliotecas = library funding.
    * dotar de fondos a una biblioteca = stock + library.
    * edición para bibliotecas = library edition.
    * eficacia de la biblioteca = library goodness.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * encuadernación de biblioteca = library binding.
    * encuadernador de la biblioteca = library binder.
    * encuentro de bibliotecas móviles = mobile meet.
    * entre varias bibliotecas = cross-library.
    * especialista en bibliotecas = library specialist.
    * especialización en bibliotecas de prisiones = prison librarianship.
    * específico a la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * específico de la biblioteca = library-specific.
    * estadísticas de la biblioteca = library statistics.
    * estudio de usuarios de la biblioteca = library user study.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * facultativos de bibliotecas = library faculty.
    * feria de la biblioteca = library fair.
    * fondos de la biblioteca = library's stock, library materials.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * función de la biblioteca = library's function.
    * gestión de la biblioteca = library management.
    * guía de biblioteca = library guide, library guiding.
    * hacerse socio de la biblioteca = join + library.
    * hecho por la propia biblioteca = in-house [inhouse].
    * hermanamiento de bibliotecas = library twinning.
    * historia de las bibliotecas = library history.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * imagen de la biblioteca = library's profile.
    * información de existencias por bibliotecas = local holdings information.
    * jefe de personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * La Biblioteca Responde = Ask the Library.
    * la Biblioteca y el Archivo de Canadá = Library and Archives Canada.
    * LCCN (Notación de la Clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCCN (Library of Congress Classification Number).
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lector de una biblioteca = library user.
    * legislación sobre bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas = library law.
    * ley de bibliotecas, la = library act, the.
    * libro de la biblioteca = library book.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * LRTS (Servicios Técnicos y de Recursos para la Biblioteca) = LRTS (Library Resources and Technical Services).
    * mapa de la biblioteca = library map.
    * MARC de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LC MARC.
    * Matica Slovenca (Biblioteca Nacional de Yugoslavia) = Matica Slovenska.
    * misión de la biblioteca = library's mission.
    * mundo de las bibliotecas, el = library world, the.
    * ordenanza de biblioteca = page.
    * organismo gestor de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * órgano encargado de bibliotecas = library authority.
    * perfil de la biblioteca = library profile.
    * personal de la biblioteca = library staff, library worker.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * pertinente a las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * política de la biblioteca = library's policy.
    * prioridad de la biblioteca = library's priority.
    * profesional de la biblioteca = library professional.
    * profesional de las bibliotecas y la información = library and information professional.
    * profesionales de las bibliotecas y la información, los = library and information profession, the.
    * profesor encargado de la biblioteca = teacher-librarian.
    * programa de introducción a la biblioteca = library training programme.
    * programa integrado de gestión de bibliotecas = integrated library system (ILS), integrated library management system (ILMS).
    * programas de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation software.
    * proveedor de bibliotecas = library supplier.
    * Proyecto Cooperativo de Mecanización de las Bibliotecas de Birmingham (BLCMP = Birminghan Libraries Cooperative Mechanisation Project (BLCMP).
    * quiosco biblioteca = library kiosk.
    * ratón de biblioteca = bookish, bookworm.
    * red cooperativa de bibliotecas = cooperative network.
    * red de bibliotecas = library network, library system, library networking.
    * Red Informativa de las Bibliotecas de Investigación en USA = RLIN.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = Library of Congress Filing Rules.
    * relacionado con las bibliotecas = library-related.
    * responsable de bibliotecas = library official.
    * responsable de la biblioteca = library manager.
    * responsable del personal de la biblioteca = library personnel officer.
    * reunión de bibliotecas móviles = mobilemeet.
    * RLG (Grupo de Bibliotecas de Investigación) = RLG (Research Libraries Group).
    * SCONUL (Sociedad de Bibliotecas Nacionales y Universitarias) = SCONUL (Society of College, National and University Libraries).
    * sección de la biblioteca = library section.
    * sello de la biblioteca = library stamp.
    * ser lector de una biblioteca = library membership.
    * sistema automatizado de bibliotecas = automated library information system, library computer system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.
    * sistema de automatización de bibliotecas = library automation system.
    * sistema de bibliotecas públicas = public library system.
    * sistema de clasificación de la Biblioteca del Congreso = LCC (Library of Congress Classification).
    * subalterno de biblioteca = library clerk, library page.
    * sucursal de biblioteca situada en un centro comercial = storefront library.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * usuario de la biblioteca = library user, library patron.
    * utilización de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * visita guiada a la biblioteca = library tour, library orientation.
    * visitas a la biblioteca = library visits.

    * * *
    1 (institución, lugar) library
    biblioteca universitaria/pública university/public library
    biblioteca de consulta reference library
    biblioteca ambulante or móvil mobile library
    biblioteca circulante mobile library
    biblioteca de componentes visuales ( Inf) visual component library, VCL
    ratón2 (↑ ratón (2))
    2 (colección) collection
    3 (mueble) bookshelves (pl), bookcase
    * * *

     

    biblioteca sustantivo femenino
    a) (institución, lugar) library;

    biblioteca pública/de consulta public/reference library



    biblioteca sustantivo femenino library
    biblioteca pública, public library
    ' biblioteca' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alcanzar
    - cerca
    - conservador
    - conservadora
    - descuidarse
    - laguna
    - pertenecer
    - pública
    - público
    - ratón
    - albergar
    - ambulante
    - carné
    - celador
    - consulta
    - curiosear
    English:
    bookmobile
    - bookworm
    - library
    - microfilm
    - mobile library
    - monastery
    - public library
    - reference library
    - sign out
    - addition
    - be
    - book
    - down
    - peace
    - reference
    * * *
    1. [lugar] library
    biblioteca ambulante mobile library;
    biblioteca de consulta reference library;
    biblioteca de préstamo lending library;
    biblioteca pública public library
    2. [conjunto de libros] library
    3. Chile, Perú, RP [mueble] bookcase
    * * *
    f
    1 library
    2 mueble bookcase
    * * *
    : library
    * * *
    1. (edificio, conjunto de libros) library [pl. libraries]
    2. (mueble) bookcase

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca

  • 2 bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada

    Ex. The author discusses the importance of preservice and inservice education and suggests a training programme for special librarians.
    * * *

    Ex: The author discusses the importance of preservice and inservice education and suggests a training programme for special librarians.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada

  • 3 bibliotecario1

    1 = librarian, male librarian, practising librarian, professional librarian.
    Ex. In particular we are concerned with those techniques which are of interest to librarians and information workers.
    Ex. To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
    Ex. He asked for a discussion of the practical problems which face practicing librarians and media specialists and urged me to state my opinion on all matters.
    Ex. The author discusses the practical personnel problems facing junior and middle grade professional librarians = El autor analiza los problemas prácticos de personal a los que se enfrentan los bibliotecarios de grado medio y básico.
    ----
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibl = library advocacy.
    * AIBDA (Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agri = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * ALA (Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * bibliotecario académico = academic librarian.
    * bibliotecario cibernético = cyberlibrarian, cybrarian.
    * bibliotecario colegiado = chartered librarian.
    * bibliotecario con conocimientos de medicina = informationist.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biomedicina = health-care librarian.
    * bibliotecario de ciencias de la salud = health librarian.
    * bibliotecario de conservación = preservation librarian.
    * bibliotecario de empresa = industrial librarian.
    * bibliotecario de hemeroteca = serials librarian.
    * bibliotecario de las ciencias de la salud = health sciences librarian.
    * bibliotecario de medicina = medical librarian.
    * bibliotecario de medios audiovisuales = library media specialist.
    * bibliotecario de préstamo = lending librarian.
    * bibliotecario de préstamos = borrowing librarian.
    * bibliotecario de prisiones = prison librarian.
    * bibliotecario de referencia = reference librarian, research librarian.
    * bibliotecario de servicios técnicos = technical services librarian.
    * bibliotecario de sistemas = systems librarian.
    * bibliotecario de universidad = academic librarian, university librarian.
    * bibliotecario digital = digitarian, digital librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la sección juvenil = young adult librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la automatización = systems librarian, library systems analyst.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las cuestiones digitales = digital librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las adquisiciones = acquisitions librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las diapositivas = slide librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la sección infantil = children's librarian, children's librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de libros raros = rare book libarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de los servicios dirigidos a la comunidad = community services librarian.
    * bibliotecario en servicios mínimos = duty librarian.
    * bibliotecario en solitario = solo librarian.
    * bibliotecario escolar = school librarian.
    * bibliotecario especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la formación de usuarios = instruction librarian.
    * bibliotecario integrado = embedded librarian.
    * bibliotecario itinerante = circuit librarian, circuit rider librarian, circuit rider.
    * bibliotecario municipal = city librarian.
    * bibliotecario que no se dedica a la catalogación = non-cataloguer.
    * bibliotecario recién diplomado = newly graduated librarian.
    * bibliotecario referencista = reference librarian.
    * bibliotecario universitario = university librarian.
    * comunidad de bibliotecarios y documentalistas, la = library and information community, the.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * LA (Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido) = LA (Library Association).
    * profesión de bibliotecario = library profession.
    * profesión de bibliotecario y de documentalista, la = library and information services profession, the.
    * profesión del bibliotecario y documentalista, la = library and information profession, the.
    * profesiones de bibliotecario y de documentalista, las = information professions, the.
    * profesor-bibliotecario = teacher-librarian.
    * puesto de bibliotecario = library staff post.
    * trayectoria profesional como bibliotecario = library career.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario1

  • 4 trago amargo

    m.
    bitter experience, bitter pill to swallow.
    * * *
    (n.) = bitter pill
    Ex. The article 'The bitter pill: research into resource sharing among special libraries' concludes that some important research problems are beyond the resources of the special librarian.
    * * *

    Ex: The article 'The bitter pill: research into resource sharing among special libraries' concludes that some important research problems are beyond the resources of the special librarian.

    Spanish-English dictionary > trago amargo

  • 5 bibliotecario

    adj.
    library.
    m.
    librarian.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 librarian
    * * *
    (f. - bibliotecaria)
    noun
    * * *
    bibliotecario, -a
    1.
    ADJ library antes de s
    2.
    SM / F librarian
    * * *
    - ria masculino, femenino librarian
    * * *
    - ria masculino, femenino librarian
    * * *
    bibliotecario1
    1 = librarian, male librarian, practising librarian, professional librarian.

    Ex: In particular we are concerned with those techniques which are of interest to librarians and information workers.

    Ex: To the general public 'the female librarian is still angular, elderly, acidulous and terrifying', to use Geoffrey Langley's words, 'and a male librarian is impossible under any hypothesis'.
    Ex: He asked for a discussion of the practical problems which face practicing librarians and media specialists and urged me to state my opinion on all matters.
    Ex: The author discusses the practical personnel problems facing junior and middle grade professional librarians = El autor analiza los problemas prácticos de personal a los que se enfrentan los bibliotecarios de grado medio y básico.
    * actuar en defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibl = library advocacy.
    * AIBDA (Asociación Interamericana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Agri = AIBDA (Inter-American Association of Agricultural Librarians and Information Specialists).
    * ALA (Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios) = ALA (American Library Association).
    * Asociación Australiana de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas (ALIA) = Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
    * asociación de bibliotecarios = library association.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios de Medicina = Medical Library Association (MLA).
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios Suizos = Vereinigung Schweizerischer Bibliothekare.
    * Asociación de Bibliotecarios y Documentalistas de Suráfrica (LIASA) = Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
    * biblioteca con un solo bibliotecario = one person library.
    * bibliotecario académico = academic librarian.
    * bibliotecario cibernético = cyberlibrarian, cybrarian.
    * bibliotecario colegiado = chartered librarian.
    * bibliotecario con conocimientos de medicina = informationist.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de derecho = law librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de agricultura = agricultural librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de arte = art librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de barrio = district librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca de hospital = hospital librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca especializada = special librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca móvil = mobile librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca pública = public librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biblioteca sucursal = branch librarian.
    * bibliotecario de biomedicina = health-care librarian.
    * bibliotecario de ciencias de la salud = health librarian.
    * bibliotecario de conservación = preservation librarian.
    * bibliotecario de empresa = industrial librarian.
    * bibliotecario de hemeroteca = serials librarian.
    * bibliotecario de las ciencias de la salud = health sciences librarian.
    * bibliotecario de medicina = medical librarian.
    * bibliotecario de medios audiovisuales = library media specialist.
    * bibliotecario de préstamo = lending librarian.
    * bibliotecario de préstamos = borrowing librarian.
    * bibliotecario de prisiones = prison librarian.
    * bibliotecario de referencia = reference librarian, research librarian.
    * bibliotecario de servicios técnicos = technical services librarian.
    * bibliotecario de sistemas = systems librarian.
    * bibliotecario de universidad = academic librarian, university librarian.
    * bibliotecario digital = digitarian, digital librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la sección juvenil = young adult librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la automatización = systems librarian, library systems analyst.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las cuestiones digitales = digital librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las adquisiciones = acquisitions librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de las diapositivas = slide librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la sección infantil = children's librarian, children's librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de libros raros = rare book libarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de los servicios dirigidos a la comunidad = community services librarian.
    * bibliotecario en servicios mínimos = duty librarian.
    * bibliotecario en solitario = solo librarian.
    * bibliotecario escolar = school librarian.
    * bibliotecario especializado en material audiovisual = audiovisual librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la formación de usuarios = instruction librarian.
    * bibliotecario integrado = embedded librarian.
    * bibliotecario itinerante = circuit librarian, circuit rider librarian, circuit rider.
    * bibliotecario municipal = city librarian.
    * bibliotecario que no se dedica a la catalogación = non-cataloguer.
    * bibliotecario recién diplomado = newly graduated librarian.
    * bibliotecario referencista = reference librarian.
    * bibliotecario universitario = university librarian.
    * comunidad de bibliotecarios y documentalistas, la = library and information community, the.
    * defensa de los intereses de las bibliotecas y bibliotecarios = library advocacy.
    * IFLA (Federación Internacional de Asociaciones de Bibliotecarios y Bibliotec = IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).
    * LA (Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido) = LA (Library Association).
    * profesión de bibliotecario = library profession.
    * profesión de bibliotecario y de documentalista, la = library and information services profession, the.
    * profesión del bibliotecario y documentalista, la = library and information profession, the.
    * profesiones de bibliotecario y de documentalista, las = information professions, the.
    * profesor-bibliotecario = teacher-librarian.
    * puesto de bibliotecario = library staff post.
    * trayectoria profesional como bibliotecario = library career.

    bibliotecario2

    Ex: That is a kind of, I would submit, bibliothecal arrogance on our part, a kind of intellectual elitism, if you will.

    * complejo bibliotecario = library complex.
    * comunidad bibliotecaria, la = library community, the, librarianship community, the.
    * cooperativa bibliotecaria en Escocia = SCOLCAP.
    * educación bibliotecaria = library education.
    * enseñanza bibliotecaria = library education.
    * extensión bibliotecaria = library outreach.
    * mercado bibliotecario, el = library market, the.
    * no bibliotecario = non-librarian.
    * personal de apoyo bibliotecario = library support staff.
    * prensa bibliotecaria, la = library press, the.
    * sector bibliotecario = library sector.
    * servicio bibliotecario mediante pago = fee-based library service.
    * servicio de extensión bibliotecaria = reach out.
    * servicios bibliotecarios para jóvenes = youth services.
    * servicios bibliotecarios para los sordos = library services for the deaf.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de un sólo tipo = single-type library system.
    * sistema bibliotecario de bibliotecas de varios tipos = multitype library system.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    librarian
    * * *

    bibliotecario
    ◊ - ria sustantivo masculino, femenino

    librarian
    bibliotecario,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino librarian

    ' bibliotecario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bibliotecaria
    English:
    librarian
    * * *
    bibliotecario, -a nm,f
    librarian
    * * *
    m, bibliotecaria f librarian
    * * *
    : librarian
    * * *
    bibliotecario n librarian

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario

  • 6 acabar

    v.
    1 to finish, to end.
    hemos acabado el trabajo we've finished the work
    acabó sus días en el exilio he ended his days in exile
    el asunto acabó mal the affair finished o ended badly
    cuando acabes, avísame tell me when you've finished
    acabar de trabajar/comer to finish working/eating
    el cuchillo acaba en punta the knife ends in a point
    ¡acabáramos! (informal) at last!, about time!
    La película acabó The film finished.
    Ya terminé I already finished
    Acabé mi trabajo I finished my job.
    acabar loco to end up (going) mad
    ese acabará en la cárcel he'll end up in jail
    Acabé muy cansado I ended up exhausted.
    Ella acabó cantando en un club nocturno She ended up singing in a nightclub.
    3 to finish with, to destroy, to be someone's ruin, to cause someone's ruin.
    La mafia acabó con Ricardo The Mafia finished with Richard.
    4 to tire out.
    El esfuerzo lo acabó The effort tired him out.
    5 to have an orgasm, to come.
    María acabó al hacer el amor Mary had an orgasm when making love.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to finish, finish off; (completar) to complete
    2 (consumir) to use up
    1 (gen) to finish, end; (pareja) to split up
    2 acabar por + gerundio to end up + - ing
    1 to end, finish, come to an end (no quedar) to run out
    \
    acabar bien to have a happy ending
    acabar con (destruir) to destroy, put an end to 2 (terminar) to finish, finish off
    ¡este chico acabará conmigo! this boy will be the death of me!
    acabar de + inf to have just + past participle
    no lo toques, acabo de pintarlo ahora mismo don't touch it, I've just painted it
    acabar mal (cosa) to end badly 2 (persona) to come to a bad end
    ¡acabáramos! familiar at last!
    no acabar de...
    ¡se acabó! that's it!
    * * *
    verb
    to finish, complete, end
    - acabar de
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=terminar) [+ actividad, trabajo] [gen] to finish; (=dar el toque final a) to finish off

    ¿habéis acabado la instalación de la antena? — have you finished installing the aerial?

    2) (=consumir) to finish
    3) LAm (=hablar mal de)
    2. VI
    1) (=terminar) to finish, end

    ¿te falta mucho para acabar? — are you nearly finished?, have you got long to go?

    la crisis lleva años y no acaba — the recession has been going on for years and there's no sign of it ending

    acabáramos —

    acabáramos, ¿así que se trata de tu hijo? — oh, I see, so it's your son, then?

    cuento I, 1), rosario 1)
    2)

    acabar con

    a) [+ comida] to finish off; [+ injusticia] to put an end to, stop; [+ relación] to end; [+ reservas] to exhaust, use up; [+ esperanzas] to put paid to

    ¿todavía no has acabado con la carta? — haven't you finished the letter yet?

    b) [+ persona] (=atender) to finish with; (=matar) to do away with

    cuando acabe con ella, te lavo la cabeza — when I'm done o finished with her, I'll wash your hair

    ¡acabemos con él! — let's do away with him! *

    3)

    acabar de hacer algo —

    a) [cuando se ha terminado]
    b) [cuando se está haciendo]

    para acabar de arreglarlo —

    para acabar de arreglarlo, se fue sin despedirse — on top of everything, she left without even saying goodbye

    - ¡acaba de parir!
    c)

    no acabo de entender por qué lo hizo — I just can't understand why she did it

    4) [con complemento de modo]

    la palabra acaba con o por "z" — the word ends in a "z"

    acabar en algo — to end in sth

    después de tanto hablar, todo acabó en nada — after all that talk, it all came to nothing

    5)

    acabar haciendo algo, acabar por hacer algo — to end up doing sth

    6) [en una relación] to finish, split up

    hemos acabado — we've finished, we've split up

    ¿cuánto hace que acabaste con ella? — how long is it since you split up with o finished with her?

    7) LAm *** (=eyacular) to come ***
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) reunión/película to finish, end; persona to finish; novios to split up

    acabáramos! — (fam) now I get it! (colloq)

    b) (en un estado, situación) to end up

    ¿cómo acabó lo de anoche? — how did things end up last night?

    acabó en la cárcel — he ended up in jail; (+ compl)

    acabar + ger o acabar por + inf — to end up -ing

    acabarán aceptándolo o por aceptarlo — they'll end up accepting it

    acabé por convencerme de que... — in the end I became convinced that...

    c) ( rematar)
    a)

    acabar con algo — ( terminar) con libro/tarea to finish with something; con bombones/bebidas to finish off something; con salud/carrera to ruin something; con sueldo/herencia to fritter away something; con abuso/problema to put an end to something

    b) (fam)

    acabar con alguien — ( pelearse) to finish with somebody; ( matar) to do away with somebody (colloq)

    a) ( terminar)

    acabar de + inf — to finish -ing

    para acabar de arreglarlo se puso a lloverto top o cap it all it started to rain

    acabar de + inf: acaba de salir she's just gone out; acababa de meterme en la cama cuando... — I had just got into bed when...

    c) ( llegar a)

    acabar de + inf: no acabo de entenderlo I just don't understand; no acababa de gustarle/convencerla — she wasn't totally happy about it/totally convinced

    2.
    acabar vt
    1) <trabajo/libro> to finish; <curso/carrera> to finish, complete
    2) ( destrozar)
    3.
    acabarse v pron
    1) ( terminarse) provisiones/comida to run out; problema to be over; reunión/fiesta to end

    y (san) se acabó — (fam) and that's that

    2)
    a) (liter) ( morir)
    b) (Méx) ( quedar destrozado)
    3) (enf) ( comer) to finish (up)
    * * *
    = end, end up, see through + to its completion, finish up, finish, wind up (in/at), curtain + fall, call it quits, lay + Nombre + to rest, wrap up, break up, finish off, top + Nombre + off, be over.
    Ex. Each field also ends with a special delimiter, which signals the end of the fields.
    Ex. But if you have a certain feeling about language, then language ends up becoming very, very important.
    Ex. I would like to thank all those who at various times throughout the course of the project assisted so ably in seeing the work through to its completion.
    Ex. In trying to get the best of both worlds, we may have finished up with the worst.
    Ex. Activities can be plotted to allow the librarian to determine the most expeditious route that can be taken to finish the event.
    Ex. Besides, winding up in an exclusive arrangement with a distributor that has rotten customer service ruins any advantage.
    Ex. The third act is of course the denouement, when everything is made clear, all the loose ends are tied up, and the curtain falls.
    Ex. 'Professional people don't live by the clock: you wouldn't tell a doctor or a lawyer that he couldn't make a decision to call it quits on a particular day'.
    Ex. A New Orleans style funeral provided a humorous backdrop for library staff to relive the tragedies and successes of the old system as it was laid to rest.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'ACRL wraps up year 1 of Academic Library Statistics Project'.
    Ex. Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
    Ex. His statement is a serious threat to the cooperative sector and was aimed at finishing off the movement.
    Ex. Top it off with spicy yacamole and it's worth the nosh.
    Ex. Alternatively, the loan policy may be changed to make documents due when the vacation is over.
    ----
    * acabar cargando con Algo = wind up with + Nombre.
    * acabar con = put + paid to, quell, put to + rest, snuff out, stamp out, kill off, eat + Posesivo + way through.
    * acabar con Algo = be done with it.
    * acabar con el sufrimiento de Alguien = put + Nombre + out of + Posesivo + misery.
    * acabar con la paciencia de Alguien = try + Nombre + patience.
    * acabar con la paciencia de un santo = test + the patience of a saint, try + the patience of a saint.
    * acabar con mejor cara = end up on + a high note.
    * acabar con una nota de optimismo = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar con un broche de oro = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar de forma positiva = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar de + Infinitivo = have + just + Participio Pasado.
    * acabar de salir de = be fresh out of.
    * acabar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * acabar en = result (in), land in.
    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * acabar paulatinamente = wind + Nombre + down.
    * acabar + Posesivo + días en = end up + Posesivo + days in.
    * acabar + Posesivo + vida útil = run towards + the end of + Posesivo + useful life.
    * acabar repentinamente = come to + a swift end, come to + an abrupt end.
    * acabarse = draw to + a close, peter out, run out, be gone, come to + an end, run out of, draw to + an end, wind down, be all gone.
    * acabarse el entusiasmo = run out of + steam.
    * acabarse el espacio = run out of + space.
    * acabarse el tiempo = time + run out, time + be + up.
    * acabarse la buena racha = the good times + run out.
    * acabarse la (buena) suerte = run out of + luck, luck + run out.
    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * como si se acabara el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * como si se fuese a acabar el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * estar acabando con = eat away at.
    * estar acabándose = be on the way out, be on + Posesivo + last legs.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * ¡se te acabó el cuento! = the jig's up!.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * tumulto + acabar = tumult + die.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    1)
    a) reunión/película to finish, end; persona to finish; novios to split up

    acabáramos! — (fam) now I get it! (colloq)

    b) (en un estado, situación) to end up

    ¿cómo acabó lo de anoche? — how did things end up last night?

    acabó en la cárcel — he ended up in jail; (+ compl)

    acabar + ger o acabar por + inf — to end up -ing

    acabarán aceptándolo o por aceptarlo — they'll end up accepting it

    acabé por convencerme de que... — in the end I became convinced that...

    c) ( rematar)
    a)

    acabar con algo — ( terminar) con libro/tarea to finish with something; con bombones/bebidas to finish off something; con salud/carrera to ruin something; con sueldo/herencia to fritter away something; con abuso/problema to put an end to something

    b) (fam)

    acabar con alguien — ( pelearse) to finish with somebody; ( matar) to do away with somebody (colloq)

    a) ( terminar)

    acabar de + inf — to finish -ing

    para acabar de arreglarlo se puso a lloverto top o cap it all it started to rain

    acabar de + inf: acaba de salir she's just gone out; acababa de meterme en la cama cuando... — I had just got into bed when...

    c) ( llegar a)

    acabar de + inf: no acabo de entenderlo I just don't understand; no acababa de gustarle/convencerla — she wasn't totally happy about it/totally convinced

    2.
    acabar vt
    1) <trabajo/libro> to finish; <curso/carrera> to finish, complete
    2) ( destrozar)
    3.
    acabarse v pron
    1) ( terminarse) provisiones/comida to run out; problema to be over; reunión/fiesta to end

    y (san) se acabó — (fam) and that's that

    2)
    a) (liter) ( morir)
    b) (Méx) ( quedar destrozado)
    3) (enf) ( comer) to finish (up)
    * * *
    = end, end up, see through + to its completion, finish up, finish, wind up (in/at), curtain + fall, call it quits, lay + Nombre + to rest, wrap up, break up, finish off, top + Nombre + off, be over.

    Ex: Each field also ends with a special delimiter, which signals the end of the fields.

    Ex: But if you have a certain feeling about language, then language ends up becoming very, very important.
    Ex: I would like to thank all those who at various times throughout the course of the project assisted so ably in seeing the work through to its completion.
    Ex: In trying to get the best of both worlds, we may have finished up with the worst.
    Ex: Activities can be plotted to allow the librarian to determine the most expeditious route that can be taken to finish the event.
    Ex: Besides, winding up in an exclusive arrangement with a distributor that has rotten customer service ruins any advantage.
    Ex: The third act is of course the denouement, when everything is made clear, all the loose ends are tied up, and the curtain falls.
    Ex: 'Professional people don't live by the clock: you wouldn't tell a doctor or a lawyer that he couldn't make a decision to call it quits on a particular day'.
    Ex: A New Orleans style funeral provided a humorous backdrop for library staff to relive the tragedies and successes of the old system as it was laid to rest.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'ACRL wraps up year 1 of Academic Library Statistics Project'.
    Ex: Tom Hernandez tried not to show how sad he felt about his friends' leaving, and managed to keep up a cheerful facade until the party broke up.
    Ex: His statement is a serious threat to the cooperative sector and was aimed at finishing off the movement.
    Ex: Top it off with spicy yacamole and it's worth the nosh.
    Ex: Alternatively, the loan policy may be changed to make documents due when the vacation is over.
    * acabar cargando con Algo = wind up with + Nombre.
    * acabar con = put + paid to, quell, put to + rest, snuff out, stamp out, kill off, eat + Posesivo + way through.
    * acabar con Algo = be done with it.
    * acabar con el sufrimiento de Alguien = put + Nombre + out of + Posesivo + misery.
    * acabar con la paciencia de Alguien = try + Nombre + patience.
    * acabar con la paciencia de un santo = test + the patience of a saint, try + the patience of a saint.
    * acabar con mejor cara = end up on + a high note.
    * acabar con una nota de optimismo = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar con un broche de oro = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar de forma positiva = end + Nombre + on a high (note).
    * acabar de + Infinitivo = have + just + Participio Pasado.
    * acabar de salir de = be fresh out of.
    * acabar de trabajar = clock off + work.
    * acabar en = result (in), land in.
    * acabar mal = come to + a bad end.
    * acabar mejor de lo que + empezar = end up on + a high note.
    * acabar paulatinamente = wind + Nombre + down.
    * acabar + Posesivo + días en = end up + Posesivo + days in.
    * acabar + Posesivo + vida útil = run towards + the end of + Posesivo + useful life.
    * acabar repentinamente = come to + a swift end, come to + an abrupt end.
    * acabarse = draw to + a close, peter out, run out, be gone, come to + an end, run out of, draw to + an end, wind down, be all gone.
    * acabarse el entusiasmo = run out of + steam.
    * acabarse el espacio = run out of + space.
    * acabarse el tiempo = time + run out, time + be + up.
    * acabarse la buena racha = the good times + run out.
    * acabarse la (buena) suerte = run out of + luck, luck + run out.
    * acabar teniendo = end up with.
    * como si se acabara el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * como si se fuese a acabar el mundo = like there's no tomorrow.
    * empezar a acabarse = run + low (on).
    * estar acabando con = eat away at.
    * estar acabándose = be on the way out, be on + Posesivo + last legs.
    * nada se acaba hasta que no se acaba = nothing is done until it's done.
    * ¡se te acabó el cuento! = the jig's up!.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * tumulto + acabar = tumult + die.

    * * *
    acabar [A1 ]
    vi
    A
    1 (terminar) «reunión/partido/película» to finish, end
    ¿te falta mucho? — no, ya casi acabo do you have much to do? — no, I've nearly finished
    todavía no he acabado I haven't finished yet, I'm not through yet ( colloq)
    2 acabar CON algo/algn to finish WITH sth/sb
    ¿has acabado con esto? have you finished with this?
    ven cuando acabes con lo que estás haciendo come as soon as you've finished what you're doing
    espera, que todavía no he acabado contigo wait a minute, I haven't finished with you yet
    cuando acabes con Cristina ¿me puedes atender a mí? when you've finished with o ( colloq) when you're through with Cristina, can you help me?
    3 «novios» to split up, break up acabar CON algn to break up o split up WITH sb, finish WITH sb
    he acabado con ella I've broken up with o split up with o finished with her, I'm through with her ( colloq)
    4 acabar DE + INF:
    cuando acabes de leer el libro me lo pasas ¿vale? will you lend me the book when you've finished (reading) it?
    todavía no he acabado de pagar la casa I still haven't finished paying for the house
    para acabar de arreglarlo, se puso a llover and to top it all o cap it all o make matters worse, it began to rain
    ¡acabáramos! ( fam); now I get it! ( colloq)
    ¡acabáramos! así que lo que quería era dinero now I get it! it was money he was after
    es que vivió siete años en Tokio — ¡acabáramos! con razón habla tan bien japonés she lived in Tokyo for seven years, you know — oh, I see! that's why she speaks Japanese so well
    5 acabar + GER or acabar POR + INF to end up -ING
    acabarán por aceptarlo or aceptándolo they'll end up accepting it, they'll accept it in the end
    B (+ compl):
    la palabra acaba en or por `r' the word ends in `r'
    por este lado acaba en punta this side ends in a point
    acabamos cansadísimos by the end we were dead tired
    ¿en qué acabó lo de anoche? how did things end up last night?
    tanta historia para acabar en nada all that fuss for nothing
    siempre decía que ese chico iba a acabar mal I always said that boy would come to no good
    no te metas que esto puede acabar mal don't get involved, things could turn nasty o get ugly
    la película acabó bien the movie had a happy ending
    (terminar, destruir): acabó con todos los bombones he finished off o ( colloq) polished off all the chocolates
    en dos años acabó con la herencia he went through his inheritance in two years
    si tratas así los zapatos vas a acabar con ellos en dos días if you treat your shoes like that, they'll be ruined o you'll wear them out in a couple of days
    estás acabando con mi paciencia you're trying my patience, I'm running out of patience with you
    este escándalo puede acabar con su carrera this scandal could ruin o finish his career
    hay que acabar con este tipo de discriminaciones this sort of discrimination must be eliminated o eradicated, we/they must do away with o put an end to o put a stop to this sort of discrimination
    B ( fam)
    (matar): sabe demasiado, hay que acabar con él he knows too much, we're going to have to eliminate him o ( colloq) get rid of him
    este clima/niño va a acabar conmigo this weather/child will be the death of me
    acaba de salir she's just gone out
    acababa de meterme en la cama cuando sonó el teléfono I had just got into bed when the telephone rang
    acabo de comer I've just eaten
    B no acabar DE + INF:
    no acaba de convencerme la idea I'm not totally convinced by the idea
    no acabo de entenderlo I just don't understand
    el color no me acaba de gustar or ( Esp fam) no me acaba I'm not too sure I like the color, I'm not too sure about the color
    ■ acabar
    vt
    A ‹trabajo› to finish
    ya acabé el libro I've finished the book
    no logró acabar el curso he didn't manage to finish o complete the course
    iré cuando acabe lo que estoy haciendo I'll go when I've finished what I'm doing
    B
    (destrozar): el esfuerzo lo acabó y tuvo que abandonar la carrera he was exhausted by the effort and had to drop out of the race
    la tragedia la acabó the tragedy destroyed o killed her
    A
    (terminarse): se nos ha acabado el café we've run out of coffee, the coffee's run out, we're out of coffee ( colloq)
    se le acabaron las fuerzas he ran out of energy o ( colloq) steam
    se me está acabando la paciencia I'm running out of patience
    el trabajo de la casa no se acaba nunca housework is a never-ending o an endless job
    se fue él y se acabaron los problemas as soon as he left, the problems ended
    ¡esto se acabó! no lo aguanto más that's it! I can't take any more
    y (san) se acabó ( fam); and that's that
    le dices que no quieres y (san) se acabó tell him you don't want to and that's that
    te he dicho que no vas y (san) se acabó I've told you you're not going and that's all there is to it! o and that's that! o and let that be an end to it!
    B
    1 ( liter)
    (morir): se fue acabando poco a poco she slowly slipped away, her life's breath slowly ebbed away ( liter)
    2
    ( Méx) (quedar destrozado): se acabó en ese trabajo that job finished him off o did for him ( colloq)
    C ( enf) (comer) to finish, finish up
    acábate todas las lentejas finish (up) all the lentils
    * * *

     

    acabar ( conjugate acabar) verbo intransitivo
    1
    a) [reunión/película] to finish, end;

    [ persona] to finish;
    [ novios] to split up;

    b) (en un estado, situación) to end up;



    (+ compl)

    ese chico va a acabar mal that boy will come to no good;
    la película acabó bien the movie had a happy ending;
    acabarán aceptándolo o por aceptarlo they'll end up accepting it;
    acabar de algo to end up as sth;
    acabó de camarero he ended up (working) as a waiter
    c) ( rematar) acabar en algo to end in sth

    2

    a) acabar con algo ( terminar) ‹con libro/tarea› to finish with sth;

    con bombones/bebidas to finish off sth;
    con salud/carrera to ruin sth;
    con sueldo/herencia› to fritter away sth;
    con abuso/problema› to put an end to sth
    b) (fam) acabar con algn ( pelearse) to finish with sb;

    ( matar) to do away with sb (colloq);

    3

    a) ( terminar) acabar de hacer algo to finish doing sth;




    acababa de meterme en la cama cuando … I had just got into bed when …
    c) ( llegar a):


    no acababa de gustarle she wasn't totally happy about it
    verbo transitivo ‹trabajo/libro to finish;
    curso/carrera to finish, complete
    acabarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( terminarse) [provisiones/comida] to run out;
    [ problema] to be over;
    [reunión/fiesta/curso] to end;
    [ proyecto] to finish, come to an end;
    [ año] to come to an end;

    se le acabaron las fuerzas he ran out of energy;
    un trabajo que no se acaba nunca a never-ending o an endless task;
    ¡esto se acabó! that's it!
    2 ( enf) ( comer) to finish (up)
    acabar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to finish (off) ➣ Ver nota en finish 2 (completar) to complete
    II verbo intransitivo
    1 to finish, end: todo acabó bien, it all ended happily 2 acabar con (agotar las existencias) to finish something
    figurado estás acabando con mi paciencia, I'm losing my patience with you
    (romper algo) to break something
    (matar) to kill: la droga está acabando con él, he's killing himself with drugs
    (destruir, eliminar) to destroy something: hay que acabar con la tortura, we must get rid of torture
    figurado las presiones acabaron con su carrera política, the overwhelming pressure finished off his political career 3 acabar de: acaba de llegar de Río, he's just arrived from Río
    no acaba de decidirse, she hasn't made up her mind yet 4 acabar en: el partido de fútbol acabó en tragedia, the football match ended in tragedy 5 acabar por/acabar + gerundio acabé creyendo/por creer que estaba loca, I ended up thinking she was mad
    ' acabar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apurar
    - finiquitar
    - incompleta
    - incompleto
    - levantarse
    - paciencia
    - temblar
    - terminar
    - tabla
    English:
    barrier
    - break
    - break down
    - burial
    - complete
    - distance
    - drag on
    - end
    - end up
    - fade
    - finish
    - finish up
    - get over
    - get through
    - grief
    - illiteracy
    - it
    - paid
    - racism
    - round off
    - settle
    - sink
    - stamp out
    - there
    - time-wasting
    - use up
    - wind up
    - destroy
    - do
    - finished
    - get
    - kill
    - near
    - smash
    - stop
    - wind
    - wipe
    * * *
    vt
    [terminar] to finish;
    hemos acabado el trabajo we've finished the work;
    todavía no ha acabado el primer plato he still hasn't finished his first course;
    acabamos el viaje en Canadá our journey ended in Canada;
    la bufanda está sin acabar the scarf isn't finished yet;
    RP Fam
    ¡acabala! that's enough!
    vi
    1. [terminar] to finish, to end;
    el cuchillo acaba en punta the knife ends in a point;
    el asunto acabó mal o [m5] de mala manera the affair finished o ended badly;
    detesto las películas que acaban bien I hate films that have a happy ending;
    acabó sus días en el exilio he ended his days in exile;
    ése acabará en la cárcel he'll end up in jail;
    cuando acabes, avísame tell me when you've finished;
    acabar de hacer algo to finish doing sth;
    acabar de trabajar/comer to finish working/eating;
    acabar con algo to finish with sth;
    ¿has acabado con el martillo? have o are you finished with the hammer?;
    acabar por hacer algo, acabar haciendo algo to end up doing sth;
    acabarán por llamar o [m5] llamando they'll call eventually o sooner or later;
    Fam
    ¡acabáramos! so that's what it was!
    2. [haber hecho recientemente]
    acabar de hacer algo to have just done sth;
    acabo de llegar I've just arrived
    3.
    acabar con [destruir] [enemigo] to destroy;
    [salud] to ruin; [violencia, crimen] to put an end to;
    acabar con la paciencia de alguien to exhaust sb's patience;
    está acabando con mi paciencia she's trying my patience;
    acabaron con todas las provisiones they used up all the provisions;
    la droga acabó con él drugs killed him;
    ¡ese niño va a acabar conmigo! that boy will be the death of me!
    4. [volverse] to end up;
    acabar loco to end up (going) mad
    5. [en construcciones con infinitivo]
    no acabo de entenderlo I can't quite understand it;
    no acaba de parecerme bien I don't really think it's a very good idea;
    no acaba de gustarme del todo I just don't really like it;
    el plan no me acaba de convencer I'm not totally convinced by the plan
    6. RP, Ven Fam [tener un orgasmo] to come
    7. Comp
    de nunca acabar never-ending;
    este proyecto es el cuento de nunca acabar this project just seems to go on and on
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 finish
    2
    :
    acabé haciéndolo yo I ended up doing it myself
    II v/i
    1 de persona finish; de función, acontecimiento finish, end;
    acabar con put an end to; caramelos finish off; persona destroy;
    acabar en end in;
    acabar en punta end in a point;
    acabar bien/mal end well/badly;
    va a acabar mal fam this is going to end badly; persona he’ll come to no good o
    to a bad end;
    acabó por comprender in the end he understood;
    no acabo de comprender I still don’t understand;
    es cosa de nunca acabar it’s never-ending;
    ¡acabáramos! now I get it!;
    ¡acaba ya! hurry up and finish!;
    la cosa no acaba aquí and that’s not all, and there’s worse
    2
    :
    acabar de hacer algo have just done sth;
    acabo de escribirlo I’ve just written it
    * * *
    acabar vi
    1) terminar: to finish, to end
    2)
    acabar de : to have just (done something)
    acabo de ver a tu hermano: I just saw your brother
    3)
    acabar con : to put an end to, to stamp out
    acabar vt
    terminar: to finish
    * * *
    acabar vb
    1. (terminar) to finish
    2. (acción, objeto) to end

    Spanish-English dictionary > acabar

  • 7 analizar

    v.
    to analyze.
    Elsa analizó la bebida Elsa examined the drink.
    El juez analizó el caso The judge analyzed the case.
    * * *
    1 to analyse (US analyze)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT to analyse, analyze (EEUU)
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.
    Ex. With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.
    Ex. Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex. The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex. This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex. Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex. This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex. The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex. This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex. Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex. A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex. Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex. This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex. Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex. 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex. Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex. Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex. Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex. Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex. The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex. There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex. Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex. It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex. When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex. If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex. The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    ----
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( examinar) to analyze*, examine
    2) (Med, Quím) to analyze*
    3) (Ling) to parse
    2.
    analizarse v pron to undergo o have analysis
    * * *
    = analyse [analyze, -USA], assess, break down, discuss, explore, look at, look into, present + discussion, study, think out, weigh, offer + an account of, undergo + analysis, observe, check out, break out, dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface, weigh up, review, work through, put + Nombre + under the spotlight, bring + Nombre + under the spotlight, question, probe.

    Ex: With a clear objective, the next step is to analyse the concepts that are present in a search.

    Ex: Without such guidelines each document would need to be assessed individually, and inconsistencies would be inevitable.
    Ex: The holdings are broken down into several volumes, shown as the next level of the pyramid.
    Ex: This review also illustrates some of the issues which cataloguers have discussed over the years, and demonstrates other solutions to standards in cataloguing than those embodied in modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex: Next I will illustrate a simple search profile which does not explore all possible synonyms, but does serve to illustrate weighted term logic.
    Ex: This article looks at three interrelated issues regarding on-line services based on the recent literature.
    Ex: The main concern is to look into current use of, and interest in, electronic information services, and also to gauge opinion on setting up a data base concerned solely with development issues.
    Ex: This article presents a detailed discussion of the use of Hypermedia for authoring, organisation and presentation of information.
    Ex: Each of the binders is portable and can be separately studied.
    Ex: A recitation of the best thought out principles for a cataloging code is easily drowned out by the clatter of a bank of direct access devices vainly searching for misplaced records.
    Ex: Examines the advantages and disadvantages of approval plans suggesting that each library must carefully weigh them in order to determine its own best course of action.
    Ex: This article offers an account of the processes shaping the professionalisation of college and research librarianship within the framework of 4 contemporary sociological theories.
    Ex: Syntactic relationships arise from the syntax of the document which is undergoing analysis, and derive solely from literary warrant.
    Ex: 141 data bases were observed, most of them had been developed in the life sciences as well as in the earth, ocean and space sciences.
    Ex: Where problems do arise it is sensible to check out the training programme before blaming the assistant for poor performance of duties.
    Ex: Turnaround managers want current financial and working capital analyses broken out by cost/profit centres.
    Ex: Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex: Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    Ex: The author weighs up whether a dumbing down has taken place in the UK tabloid and broadsheet press.
    Ex: There is only space to review briefly the special problems associated with the descriptive cataloguing of nonbook materials.
    Ex: Some theorists hold that one stage must be completely worked through before the next stage can be entered.
    Ex: It is paramount to put designers themselves under the spotlight for investigative purposes.
    Ex: When the profession once more brought censorship under the spotlight in the 70s, it was less critical and more loath to take a stand.
    Ex: If this appears to be excessively difficult, maybe it is time to question whether the tool is too complex.
    Ex: The librarian sometimes must probe to discover the context of the question and to be able to discuss various possible approaches and explore their merits.
    * al analizar Algo más detenidamente = on closer examination, on closer inspection.
    * analizar brevemente = take + a look at.
    * analizar críticamente = pull + Nombre + to bits.
    * analizar de nuevo = reexamine [re-examine].
    * analizar desde una perspectiva = see through.
    * analizar desde un punto de vista crítico = cast + a critical eye over.
    * analizar detenidamente = be carefully considered, think through.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * analizar en = break down into.
    * analizar en detalle = consider + in detail.
    * analizar la posibilidad de (que) = examine + the possibility that/of.
    * analizar las posibilidades de = look at + the prospects for.
    * analizar los pormenores de una situación = look + behind the scene.
    * analizar minuciosamente = come under + scrutiny, pore.
    * analizar por separado = dissect.
    * analizar sintácticamente = parse.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * analizar una posibilidad = explore + idea.
    * analizar un tema = explore + theme.
    * reanalizar = reexamine [re-examine].
    * ser analizado como una frase = be phrase parsed.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * volver a analizar = reexamine [re-examine], reanalyse [reanalyze, -USA].

    * * *
    analizar [A4 ]
    vt
    A (examinar) to analyze*, examine
    B ( Med, Quím) to analyze*
    C ( Ling) to parse
    to undergo o have analysis
    se está analizando he's undergoing o having analysis, he's seeing an analyst, he's in analysis
    * * *

     

    analizar ( conjugate analizar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( examinar) to analyze( conjugate analyze), examine

    b) (Med, Quím) to analyze( conjugate analyze)

    c) (Ling) to parse

    analizarse verbo pronominal
    to undergo o have analysis
    analizar verbo transitivo to analyze
    ' analizar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    estudiar
    - profundidad
    - punto
    English:
    analyse
    - test
    - analyze
    - go
    - survey
    * * *
    1. [situación, problema] to analyse
    2. [sangre, orina] to test, to analyse
    3. Gram to parse;
    * * *
    v/t analyze
    * * *
    analizar {21} vt
    : to analyze
    * * *
    analizar vb to analyse

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar

  • 8 anticuado

    adj.
    old-fashioned, archaic, out-of-date, antiquated.
    f. & m.
    old-fashioned person, fuddy-duddy, fuddy, lame.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: anticuar.
    * * *
    1 antiquated, old-fashioned, obsolete, out-of-date
    * * *
    (f. - anticuada)
    adj.
    old-fashioned, outdated
    * * *
    ADJ [maquinaria, infraestructura, tecnología] antiquated; [moda] old-fashioned, out-of-date; [técnica] obsolete
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.
    Ex. Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    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. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex. Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    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. According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex. What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    ----
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo old-fashioned
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    * * *
    = antiquated, backwater, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], stale, old-fashioned, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], timed, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], passé, atavistic, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.], fuddy-duddy, daggy [daggier -comp., daggiest -sup], long in the tooth.

    Ex: Almost without exception these problems occurred in libraries with antiquated or inadequate ventilation without air-conditioning.

    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    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: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: Librarians need to be vociferous about achievements and services offered in order to dispel ideas about the stereotype librarian, timed and out of touch with contemporary society.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: By conscious or unconscious fixation on this single, already passé, facet of data processing technology we risk totally ignoring the other functions of a catalog.
    Ex: Teaching lost its status when education became secularized as a tool for economic mobility, when concerns for the spiritual became embarrassingly atavistic.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    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: According to him, tea as a category has lacked innovation and upgradation in recent years and hence has a very fuddy-duddy image.
    Ex: What wearing daggy clothes is all about for me is feeling relaxed, knowing I can wear them around people I'm comfortable with.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * estar anticuado = dated.
    * estar un poco anticuado = be some years old.
    * quedarse anticuado = date.

    * * *
    anticuado1 -da
    ‹persona/ideas› old-fashioned, antiquated; ‹ropa› old-fashioned; ‹sistema/aparato› antiquated
    anticuado2 -da
    masculine, feminine
    eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo anticuarse: ( conjugate anticuarse)

    anticuado es:

    el participio

    anticuado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    old-fashioned
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino: eres un anticuado you're so old-fashioned
    anticuado,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino old-fashioned, antiquated

    ' anticuado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    anticuada
    - apolillada
    - apolillado
    - antiguo
    - atrasado
    - pasado
    - zanahoria
    English:
    antiquated
    - date
    - fuddy-duddy
    - old
    - old-fashioned
    - outdated
    - outmoded
    - dated
    - out
    - time
    * * *
    anticuado, -a
    adj
    [persona, ropa] old-fashioned;
    esa técnica está anticuada that method is out of date;
    mi módem se ha quedado anticuado my modem is out of date
    nm,f
    old-fashioned person;
    mi madre es una anticuada my mother is very old-fashioned
    * * *
    adj antiquated
    * * *
    anticuado, -da adj
    : antiquated, outdated
    * * *
    anticuado adj old fashioned

    Spanish-English dictionary > anticuado

  • 9 aplicar

    v.
    1 to apply.
    Ricardo le aplica pintura a la pared Richard applies paint to the wall.
    El chico le aplicó la fórmula a la ecuación The boy applied the formula to…
    2 to be applicable, to apply, to appertain.
    Aplica el descuento The discount is applicable.
    3 to rub in.
    Ricardo aplica loción de manos Richard rubs in hand lotion.
    4 to administer.
    María aplica inyecciones Mary applies injections.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (gen) to apply
    para pedidos superiores a 250 se aplica un descuento del 10% for orders over 250 there is a 10% discount
    2 (destinar) to assign
    1 (esforzarse) to apply oneself, work hard
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=poner)
    a) (Med) [+ crema, pomada] to apply; [+ inyección, tratamiento] to give, administer frm (a to)
    b) frm [+ pintura, pegamento] to apply frm
    2) (=poner en práctica) [+ teoría] to put into practice; [+ técnica] to use; [+ principio] to apply; [+ descuento] to give; [+ sanción, castigo] to impose, apply
    3) (=dedicar)

    aplicar a algo[+ esfuerzos, tiempo] to devote to sth; [+ recursos] to apply to sth

    2.
    VI Bol, Col, Ven to apply
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) (frml) <pomada/maquillaje/barniz> to apply (frml)
    2) < sanción> to impose; < descuento> to allow
    3) (frml) <método/sistema> to put into practice
    2.
    aplicar vi (Col, Ven) to apply

    aplicar a un puesto/una beca — to apply for a job/a scholarship

    3.
    aplicarse v pron to apply oneself
    * * *
    = pursue, bring to + bear.
    Ex. All effective indexes must have some common facets if only because the audience does not alter merely because the indexer chooses to pursue certain indexing practices.
    Ex. For such a task the librarian is particularly well fitted by his professional education: bringing to bear the great analytical power of classification should be second nature to him.
    ----
    * aplicar con brocha = brush.
    * aplicar de forma general = widely applied.
    * aplicar indiscriminadamente = apply across + the board.
    * aplicar la inteligencia a = apply + intellect to.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * aplicar por extensión = extend.
    * aplicarse = apply, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * aplicársele el cuento a Alguien = cap + fit.
    * aplicarse también = hold + good.
    * aplicar una capa base = prime.
    * aplicar una capa de imprimación = prime.
    * aplicar una normativa = apply + regulations.
    * aplicar un tratamiento equivocado = mistreat.
    * aplicar un tratamiento erróneo = mistreat.
    * lo mismo se aplica a = the same is true (for/of/with).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) (frml) <pomada/maquillaje/barniz> to apply (frml)
    2) < sanción> to impose; < descuento> to allow
    3) (frml) <método/sistema> to put into practice
    2.
    aplicar vi (Col, Ven) to apply

    aplicar a un puesto/una beca — to apply for a job/a scholarship

    3.
    aplicarse v pron to apply oneself
    * * *
    = pursue, bring to + bear.

    Ex: All effective indexes must have some common facets if only because the audience does not alter merely because the indexer chooses to pursue certain indexing practices.

    Ex: For such a task the librarian is particularly well fitted by his professional education: bringing to bear the great analytical power of classification should be second nature to him.
    * aplicar con brocha = brush.
    * aplicar de forma general = widely applied.
    * aplicar indiscriminadamente = apply across + the board.
    * aplicar la inteligencia a = apply + intellect to.
    * aplicar mal = misapply.
    * aplicar por extensión = extend.
    * aplicarse = apply, pull + (a/Posesivo) finger out.
    * aplicársele el cuento a Alguien = cap + fit.
    * aplicarse también = hold + good.
    * aplicar una capa base = prime.
    * aplicar una capa de imprimación = prime.
    * aplicar una normativa = apply + regulations.
    * aplicar un tratamiento equivocado = mistreat.
    * aplicar un tratamiento erróneo = mistreat.
    * lo mismo se aplica a = the same is true (for/of/with).

    * * *
    aplicar [A2 ]
    vt
    A ( frml); ‹pomada/maquillaje› to apply ( frml), put on; ‹pintura/barniz› to apply ( frml); ‹inyección› to administer ( frml), to give
    B ‹sanción› to impose; ‹descuento› to allow
    en estos casos se aplicará todo el rigor de la ley in such cases the full weight of the law will be brought to bear
    se le aplicará la tarifa 4A you will be charged at rate 4A
    el acuerdo sólo se aplica a los afiliados al sindicato the agreement applies only to union members
    C ( frml); ‹método/sistema› to put into practice, apply ( frml)
    D ‹misa› to say
    ■ aplicar
    vi
    (Col, Ven) to apply
    aplicar a un puesto/una beca to apply for a job/a scholarship
    to apply oneself
    tienes que aplicarte más en tus estudios you must apply yourself more to your studies
    todos se aplicaron para que resultara un éxito they all worked hard to make it a success
    * * *

     

    aplicar ( conjugate aplicar) verbo transitivo
    1 (frml) ‹pomada/maquillaje/barniz to apply (frml)
    2 sanción to impose;
    descuento to allow;

    3método/sistema to put into practice
    verbo intransitivo (Col, Ven) to apply;
    aplicar a un puesto/una beca to apply for a job/a scholarship

    aplicarse verbo pronominal
    to apply oneself
    aplicar verbo transitivo to apply

    ' aplicar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dar
    English:
    administer
    - apply
    - dab
    - lay on
    - reapply
    - rub in
    - slap on
    - spray
    - double
    - pioneer
    - prime
    - rub
    - waive
    * * *
    vt
    1. [técnica, teoría] to apply;
    [plan] to implement; [sanciones] to impose; [nombre, calificativo] to give, to apply
    2. [pomada, vendaje, pintura] to apply;
    aplicó alcohol en la herida she cleaned the wound with alcohol
    vi
    Andes [postular] to apply (a for)
    * * *
    v/t apply; sanciones impose
    * * *
    aplicar {72} vt
    : to apply
    * * *
    1. (extender) to apply [pt. & pp. applied]
    aplicó pomada sobre la picadura she applied some cream to the bite / she put some cream on the bite
    2. (poner en práctica) to put into practice [pt. & pp. put]

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  • 10 artesanía

    f.
    1 craftsmanship, artisany, craft, handicraft.
    2 handicraft, craftwork.
    * * *
    1 (calidad) craftsmanship
    2 (arte, obra) crafts plural, handicrafts plural
    \
    objeto de artesanía handmade object
    obra de artesanía piece of craftsmanship
    * * *
    noun f.
    2) crafts, handicrafts
    * * *
    SF (=arte) craftmanship; (=productos) crafts pl, handicrafts pl ; (=artes y oficios) arts and crafts

    zapatos de artesanía — craft shoes, hand-made shoes

    * * *
    a) ( actividad)
    b) artesanías femenino plural (AmL) ( productos artesanos) handicrafts (pl), craftwork

    artesanías en barro/cuero — traditional earthenware/leather goods

    * * *
    = crafts, handicraft, craftsmanship, craft work, arts and crafts.
    Ex. The small art gallery, which often features local crafts, doubles as a room for seniors to play euchre, the local shoe repair man to teach chess, community leaders to plan special action, and so on.
    Ex. For example, a book on leatherwork, basketry and metalwork may best be entered under the general class of handicrafts.
    Ex. This article highlights how law libraries use computer laboratories, and how architecture and furniture craftsmanship can marry traditional style with technology.
    Ex. This article explains how the epistolatory aspect of the books was exploited by the librarian in encouraging interest in the stories and how the children's craft work was brought into the matter (making rag dolls of the characters).
    Ex. Success is attributed to the children being able to join in, not merely watch, a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, an animal farm, medieval games, shows, and storytelling.
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    * artesanía en madera = woodcraft.
    * puesto de artesanía = craft stand.
    * tienda de artesanía = craft shop.
    * * *
    a) ( actividad)
    b) artesanías femenino plural (AmL) ( productos artesanos) handicrafts (pl), craftwork

    artesanías en barro/cuero — traditional earthenware/leather goods

    * * *
    = crafts, handicraft, craftsmanship, craft work, arts and crafts.

    Ex: The small art gallery, which often features local crafts, doubles as a room for seniors to play euchre, the local shoe repair man to teach chess, community leaders to plan special action, and so on.

    Ex: For example, a book on leatherwork, basketry and metalwork may best be entered under the general class of handicrafts.
    Ex: This article highlights how law libraries use computer laboratories, and how architecture and furniture craftsmanship can marry traditional style with technology.
    Ex: This article explains how the epistolatory aspect of the books was exploited by the librarian in encouraging interest in the stories and how the children's craft work was brought into the matter (making rag dolls of the characters).
    Ex: Success is attributed to the children being able to join in, not merely watch, a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, an animal farm, medieval games, shows, and storytelling.
    * artesanía en madera = woodcraft.
    * puesto de artesanía = craft stand.
    * tienda de artesanía = craft shop.

    * * *
    1
    (actividad): medidas para fomentar la artesanía tradicional measures to encourage traditional craftsmanship
    una tienda de objetos de artesanía popular a shop that sells traditional craftwork o handicrafts
    2 (objetos) handicrafts (pl), craftwork
    3 (habilidad) craftsmanship
    4 artesanías fpl ( AmL) (productos artesanos) handicrafts (pl), craftwork
    artesanías en barro/cuero traditional earthenware/leather goods
    * * *

     

    artesanía sustantivo femenino


    objetos de artesanía craftwork, handicrafts
    b)

    artesanías sustantivo femenino plural (AmL) ( productos) crafts (pl), craftwork;

    mercado de artesanías craft market
    artesanía sustantivo femenino
    1 (oficio, actividad) craftwork
    2 (objetos hechos a mano) crafts pl, handicrafts pl
    ' artesanía' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    criollo
    - obra
    English:
    craft
    - craftsmanship
    - delicate
    - handicraft
    - handiwork
    - art
    - wood
    * * *
    1. [arte] craftsmanship;
    un taller de artesanía a crafts workshop;
    objetos de artesanía crafts, handicrafts
    2. [productos] crafts, handicrafts;
    * * *
    f (handi)crafts pl
    * * *
    1) : craftsmanship
    2) : handicrafts pl
    * * *
    1. (calidad) craftsmanship
    2. (obra) handicrafts

    Spanish-English dictionary > artesanía

  • 11 bibliotecario de prisiones

    Ex. Some librarians were surveyed about the usefulness of a special graduate programme for persons planning to become prison librarians.
    * * *

    Ex: Some librarians were surveyed about the usefulness of a special graduate programme for persons planning to become prison librarians.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario de prisiones

  • 12 bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas

    Ex. One of the major issues facing special collections librarians is the relationship of their libraries with private collectors, especially ones who have amassed major holdings on particular subjects.
    * * *

    Ex: One of the major issues facing special collections librarians is the relationship of their libraries with private collectors, especially ones who have amassed major holdings on particular subjects.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas

  • 13 caso

    m.
    case.
    el caso es que… the thing is (that)…; (el hecho es que) what matters is (that)… (lo importante es que)
    el caso Dreyfus the Dreyfus affair
    en caso afirmativo/negativo if so/not
    en caso de in the event of
    (en) caso de que venga should she come
    en cualquier o todo caso in any event o case
    en el mejor/peor de los casos at best/worst
    en tal o ese caso in that case
    en último caso as a last resort
    ir al caso to get to the point
    pongamos por caso que… let's suppose (that)…
    ser un caso to be a case, to be a right one
    ser un caso perdido to be a lost cause
    no venir al caso to be irrelevant
    caso de conciencia matter of conscience
    fue un caso de fuerza mayor it was due to force of circumstances
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: casar.
    * * *
    1 (ocasión) case, occasion
    2 (suceso) event, happening
    3 (asunto) affair
    4 (policial, medical) case
    \
    cuando llegue el caso in due course
    dado el caso de que... in the event of...
    el caso es que... the fact is that..., the thing is that...
    en caso de in case of, in the event of
    en caso de necesidad if need be, if necessary
    en caso de que te pierdas, llámame if you get lost, call me
    en cualquier caso in any case
    en este caso in such a case
    en todo caso anyhow, at any rate
    en último caso as a last resort
    en un caso extremo as a last resort
    ¡eres (es, etc) un caso! familiar you're (he's etc) a case!
    hacer al caso / venir al caso to be relevant
    hacer caso de alguien / hacer caso a alguien to pay attention to somebody, take notice of somebody
    hacer caso omiso de algo to take no notice of something, ignore something
    no venir al caso to be beside the point
    para el caso es igual it's the same, it doesn't make any difference
    pongamos por caso let's say, suppose
    verse en el caso de to be compelled to
    caso de fuerza mayor dire necessity
    caso perdido hopeless case
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) case
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=circunstancia)
    a) [gen] case

    en el caso de Francia — in France's case, in the case of France

    b)

    en caso afirmativoif so

    en (el) caso contrario — if not, otherwise

    en cualquier caso — in any case

    en caso dein the event of

    en (el) caso de que venga — if he comes, should he come

    en caso de que llueva, iremos en autobús — if it rains, we'll go by bus

    en ese caso — in that case

    en el mejor de los casos — at best

    en caso necesarioif necessary

    en caso negativo — if not, otherwise

    en el peor de los casos — at worst

    en su caso — where appropriate

    su finalidad es el cuidado y, en su caso, educación de los niños — their aim is to care for and, where appropriate, educate the children

    en tal caso — in such a case

    en todo caso — in any case

    en último caso — as a last resort, in the last resort

    en uno u otro caso — one way or the other

    extremo I, 1)
    c)

    darse el caso, todavía no se ha dado el caso — such a situation hasn't yet arisen

    dado el caso que tuvieras que irte, ¿a dónde irías? — in the event that you did have to go, where would you go?

    el caso es que..., el caso es que se me olvidó su nombre — the thing is I forgot her name

    hablar al caso — to keep to the point

    hacer al caso — to be relevant

    pongamos por caso que... — let us suppose that...

    ponte en mi caso — put yourself in my position

    según el caso — as the case may be

    necesitan una o dos sesiones de rayos, según el caso — they need either one or two X-ray treatment sessions, as the case may be o depending on the circumstances

    sustitúyase, según el caso, por una frase u otra — replace with one or other of the phrases, as appropriate

    según lo requiera el caso — as the case may require, depending on the requirements of the case in question

    este ejemplo debería servir para el caso — this example should serve our purpose o should do

    no tiene caso — Méx there's no point (in it)

    ¡ vamos al caso! — let's get down to business!

    vaya por caso... — to give an example...

    venir al caso — to be relevant

    verse en el caso de hacer algo — to be obliged to do sth

    2) (Med) case
    3) (=asunto) affair; (Jur) case

    es un caso perdido[situación] it's a hopeless case; [persona] he's a dead loss, he's hopeless

    caso fortuito — (Jur) act of God; (=suceso imprevisto) unforeseen circumstance

    4)

    hacer caso a o de algo — to take notice of sth, pay attention to sth

    no me hacen caso — they take no notice of me, they pay no attention to me

    ¡no haga usted caso! — take no notice!

    hazle caso, que ella tiene más experiencia — listen to her, she has more experience

    maldito el caso que me hace* a fat lot of notice he takes of me *

    ni caso, tú a todo lo que te diga ¡ni caso! — * take no notice of what he says!

    se lo dije, pero ni caso — I told him, but he took absolutely no notice

    hacer caso omiso de algo — to ignore sth

    5) (Ling) case
    * * *
    1) (situación, coyuntura) case

    en último caso — if it comes to it, if the worst comes to the worst

    a veces se da el caso de... — from time to time it happens that...

    si se diera el caso de que tuvieras que quedarte... — if you did have to stay...

    pongamos por caso que... — let's assume that...

    el caso es que: el caso es que están todos bien the important o main thing is that everybody is all right; el caso es que no sé si... the thing is that I don't know whether...; en caso de: en caso de incendio rómpase el cristal in case of fire break glass; en caso de que no pueda asistir... if you are unable to attend...; en caso contrario otherwise; en cualquier caso in any case; en tal caso in such a (frml) o in that case; en todo caso: no estará para mañana, en todo caso para el jueves it won't be done for tomorrow, maybe Thursday; quizá venga, en todo caso dijo que llamaría she might come, in any case she said she'd ring; llegado el caso if it comes to it; según el caso as appropriate; no hay/hubo caso (AmL fam) it is no good o no use/it was no good o no use; no tiene caso — it is absolutely pointless

    3) (Der, Med) case

    ser un caso — (fam)

    es un casohe's/she's something else (colloq)

    4) ( atención)

    hacerle caso a alguien — to pay attention to somebody, take notice of somebody

    hacer caso de algo — to pay attention to something; to take notice of something

    no hizo caso de las señales de peligroshe took no notice of o paid no attention to the warning signs

    hacer caso omiso de algo — to take no notice of something, ignore something

    5) (Ling) case
    * * *
    = case, case, case, instance, case history, episode, legal case, court case, occurrence.
    Ex. Some categories of material defy helpful categorisation, and need to be treated as special cases.
    Ex. Enter a judgement and other judicial decisions of a court in a case under the heading for the court.
    Ex. A ' case' is a class of documents or organisations in which that problem is found.
    Ex. In these instances a reference is not only shorter than an added entry, but removes the need to make multiple added entries.
    Ex. The librarian should remember that the literature contains many case histories where failure can be directly traced to neglect of this principle.
    Ex. No critics review issues of magazines or the weekly episodes of Crossroads or Coronation Street but women's magazines and these television serials all have readership and viewers numbered in millions.
    Ex. Prisoners rely on inadequate legal resources in prison law libraries to prepare legal cases to protect their constitutional rights.
    Ex. This article reviews recent copyright court cases involving issues of information access and use.
    Ex. Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
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    * ayuda en caso de catástrofe = disaster relief.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * caso abierto = cold case.
    * caso clínico = clinical case.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * caso con éxito = success story.
    * caso hipotético = hypothetical case.
    * caso nominativo = nominative case.
    * caso objetivo = objective case.
    * caso perdido = basket case.
    * caso por daños y perjuicios = damages case.
    * caso práctico = case study, case, practical case.
    * caso real = case study.
    * casos = casework, case scenarios.
    * casos prácticos = best practices.
    * caso teórico = theoretical case.
    * caso triste = sad story.
    * como en el caso de = as with, just as for, as in the case of.
    * como es el caso de = as it is with, as with.
    * como ocurre en estos casos = as is the way with these things.
    * como + ocurrir + en el caso de = as + be + the case for.
    * cuando sea el caso = when applicable.
    * darse el caso que + Indicativo = happen to + Infinitivo, chance to + Infinitivo.
    * defender + Posesivo + caso = take up + Posesivo + case.
    * de nuevo en este caso = here again.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emerencia = in an emergency.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en casos raros = in rare cases.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en la mayoría de los casos = most often, in most cases, in the majority of cases, mostly, under most circumstances.
    * en los casos en que = where.
    * en muchos casos = in many instances.
    * en raros casos = in rare cases.
    * enseñanza a través del estudio de casos = case-teaching.
    * en todo caso = if anything.
    * escritor de casos prácticos = case writer [case-writer].
    * éste es también el caso de = the same is true (for/of/with).
    * éste no es el caso en = not so in.
    * esto no ocurre en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * estudio de caso = case study.
    * excepto en el caso de que = except when.
    * gestión de casos clínicos = case management.
    * gramática de casos = case grammar.
    * hacer caso = take + notice, listen (to).
    * hacer caso a Alguien = take + Posesivo + word for it.
    * hacer caso (a/de) = pay + attention to.
    * hacer caso omiso = disregard, brush aside, go + unheeded, fall on + deaf ears, meet + deaf ears, thumb + Posesivo + nose at, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fly in + the face of, push aside.
    * hacer caso omiso a = be oblivious of/to.
    * haciendo caso omiso de = heedless of, in defiance of.
    * libro de casos prácticos = case book.
    * menos en el caso de que = except when.
    * ¡ni hablar del caso! = no dice!.
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * normativa en caso de incendio = fire regulations.
    * no venir al caso = be immaterial.
    * para el caso = for that matter.
    * para que este sea el caso = for this to be the case.
    * peor caso, el = worst case, the.
    * peor de los casos, el = worst case, the.
    * pongamos el caso de que = for the sake of + argument.
    * refutar un caso = state + case against.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.
    * resolver un caso = crack + a case.
    * salvo en el caso de = save in the case of, short of.
    * ser el caso (de) = be the case (with).
    * ser un caso aparte = be in a league of its own.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * ser un caso excepcional = be in a league of its own.
    * si éste es el caso = if this is the case.
    * si éste no es el caso = if this is not the case.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * tú hazme caso = take it from me.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.
    * * *
    1) (situación, coyuntura) case

    en último caso — if it comes to it, if the worst comes to the worst

    a veces se da el caso de... — from time to time it happens that...

    si se diera el caso de que tuvieras que quedarte... — if you did have to stay...

    pongamos por caso que... — let's assume that...

    el caso es que: el caso es que están todos bien the important o main thing is that everybody is all right; el caso es que no sé si... the thing is that I don't know whether...; en caso de: en caso de incendio rómpase el cristal in case of fire break glass; en caso de que no pueda asistir... if you are unable to attend...; en caso contrario otherwise; en cualquier caso in any case; en tal caso in such a (frml) o in that case; en todo caso: no estará para mañana, en todo caso para el jueves it won't be done for tomorrow, maybe Thursday; quizá venga, en todo caso dijo que llamaría she might come, in any case she said she'd ring; llegado el caso if it comes to it; según el caso as appropriate; no hay/hubo caso (AmL fam) it is no good o no use/it was no good o no use; no tiene caso — it is absolutely pointless

    3) (Der, Med) case

    ser un caso — (fam)

    es un casohe's/she's something else (colloq)

    4) ( atención)

    hacerle caso a alguien — to pay attention to somebody, take notice of somebody

    hacer caso de algo — to pay attention to something; to take notice of something

    no hizo caso de las señales de peligroshe took no notice of o paid no attention to the warning signs

    hacer caso omiso de algo — to take no notice of something, ignore something

    5) (Ling) case
    * * *
    = case, case, case, instance, case history, episode, legal case, court case, occurrence.

    Ex: Some categories of material defy helpful categorisation, and need to be treated as special cases.

    Ex: Enter a judgement and other judicial decisions of a court in a case under the heading for the court.
    Ex: A ' case' is a class of documents or organisations in which that problem is found.
    Ex: In these instances a reference is not only shorter than an added entry, but removes the need to make multiple added entries.
    Ex: The librarian should remember that the literature contains many case histories where failure can be directly traced to neglect of this principle.
    Ex: No critics review issues of magazines or the weekly episodes of Crossroads or Coronation Street but women's magazines and these television serials all have readership and viewers numbered in millions.
    Ex: Prisoners rely on inadequate legal resources in prison law libraries to prepare legal cases to protect their constitutional rights.
    Ex: This article reviews recent copyright court cases involving issues of information access and use.
    Ex: Demands from clients will often throw up an occurrence of similar problems, revealing perhaps the operation of an injustice, the lack of an amenity in the neighbourhood, or simply bureaucratic inefficiency.
    * ayuda en caso de catástrofe = disaster relief.
    * basado en casos prácticos reales = case-based [case based].
    * cada caso por separado = on a case-by-case basis.
    * caso abierto = cold case.
    * caso clínico = clinical case.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * caso con éxito = success story.
    * caso hipotético = hypothetical case.
    * caso nominativo = nominative case.
    * caso objetivo = objective case.
    * caso perdido = basket case.
    * caso por daños y perjuicios = damages case.
    * caso práctico = case study, case, practical case.
    * caso real = case study.
    * casos = casework, case scenarios.
    * casos prácticos = best practices.
    * caso teórico = theoretical case.
    * caso triste = sad story.
    * como en el caso de = as with, just as for, as in the case of.
    * como es el caso de = as it is with, as with.
    * como ocurre en estos casos = as is the way with these things.
    * como + ocurrir + en el caso de = as + be + the case for.
    * cuando sea el caso = when applicable.
    * darse el caso que + Indicativo = happen to + Infinitivo, chance to + Infinitivo.
    * defender + Posesivo + caso = take up + Posesivo + case.
    * de nuevo en este caso = here again.
    * en algunos casos = in some cases.
    * en ambos casos = in either case, in either instance.
    * en aquellos casos = in those cases.
    * en aquellos casos en los que = in those cases where.
    * en caso de darse circunstancias ajenas a + Posesivo + control = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en caso de emerencia = in an emergency.
    * en caso de emergencia = in an emergency situation.
    * en caso de fuerza mayor = in the event of circumstances beyond + Posesivo + control.
    * en casos raros = in rare cases.
    * en ciertos casos = in certain cases.
    * en cualquier caso = for that matter, in any event, in any case, in either case.
    * en cuyo caso = in which case.
    * en el caso de = for, in association with, in the case of, in the event of, in case of, in the context of.
    * en (el) caso de que = in the event that, should, in case.
    * en el caso poco probable de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el improbable caso de que = in the unlikely case (that).
    * en el mejor de los casos = at best, at most, ideally, in the best of circumstances, the best case scenario, at the most, at the best of times, at the very best.
    * en el peor de los casos = at worst, in the worst of circumstances, at + Posesivo + very worst, the worst case scenario, at + Posesivo + worst, in the worst case.
    * en el primer caso = in the former case.
    * en el segundo caso = in the latter case.
    * en el último caso = in the latter case.
    * en ese caso = in that case.
    * en esos casos = in those cases.
    * en este caso = in this case.
    * en estos casos = in these cases.
    * en la mayoría de los casos = most often, in most cases, in the majority of cases, mostly, under most circumstances.
    * en los casos en que = where.
    * en muchos casos = in many instances.
    * en raros casos = in rare cases.
    * enseñanza a través del estudio de casos = case-teaching.
    * en todo caso = if anything.
    * escritor de casos prácticos = case writer [case-writer].
    * éste es también el caso de = the same is true (for/of/with).
    * éste no es el caso en = not so in.
    * esto no ocurre en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * estudio de caso = case study.
    * excepto en el caso de que = except when.
    * gestión de casos clínicos = case management.
    * gramática de casos = case grammar.
    * hacer caso = take + notice, listen (to).
    * hacer caso a Alguien = take + Posesivo + word for it.
    * hacer caso (a/de) = pay + attention to.
    * hacer caso omiso = disregard, brush aside, go + unheeded, fall on + deaf ears, meet + deaf ears, thumb + Posesivo + nose at, dismiss with + the wave of the hand, fly in + the face of, push aside.
    * hacer caso omiso a = be oblivious of/to.
    * haciendo caso omiso de = heedless of, in defiance of.
    * libro de casos prácticos = case book.
    * menos en el caso de que = except when.
    * ¡ni hablar del caso! = no dice!.
    * no es lo mismo en el caso de = the same is not true (for/of/with).
    * no hacer caso = brush aside.
    * no hacer caso a = turn + Posesivo + back on.
    * no hacer caso de = slight.
    * normativa en caso de incendio = fire regulations.
    * no venir al caso = be immaterial.
    * para el caso = for that matter.
    * para que este sea el caso = for this to be the case.
    * peor caso, el = worst case, the.
    * peor de los casos, el = worst case, the.
    * pongamos el caso de que = for the sake of + argument.
    * refutar un caso = state + case against.
    * relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.
    * resolver un caso = crack + a case.
    * salvo en el caso de = save in the case of, short of.
    * ser el caso (de) = be the case (with).
    * ser un caso aparte = be in a league of its own.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * ser un caso excepcional = be in a league of its own.
    * si éste es el caso = if this is the case.
    * si éste no es el caso = if this is not the case.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * tú hazme caso = take it from me.
    * un caso perdido = a dead dog.

    * * *
    A (situación, coyuntura) case
    en esos casos, lo mejor es no decir nada in cases o situations like that, it's best not to say anything
    si ése es el caso … if that's the case …
    en último caso siempre puedes acudir a tu tío as a last resort you could always go to your uncle
    en último caso nos vamos a pie if it comes to it o if the worst comes to the worst, we'll just have to walk
    es un caso límite it is a borderline case
    aun en el mejor de los casos even at the very best
    en el peor de los casos te pondrán una multa the worst they can do is fine you
    de vez en cuando se da el caso de … from time to time cases arise of o there are cases of …
    pocas veces se ha dado el caso de que hayan tenido que disparar there have been few cases in which they have had to shoot
    para el caso es igual what difference does it make?
    yo en su caso, aceptaría I'd accept if I were you
    ponte en mi caso put yourself in my place o position o shoes
    lo que dijo no venía or hacía al caso what she said had nothing to do with o had no connection with what we were talking about
    pongamos por caso que se trata de … let's assume o suppose o imagine we're talking about …
    B ( en locs):
    el caso es que: el caso es que están todos bien the important o main thing is that everybody is all right
    el caso es que no sé si aceptar o no the thing is that I don't know whether to accept or not
    en caso de: [ S ] en caso de incendio rómpase el cristal in case of fire break glass
    en caso de no poder asistir le ruego me avise please inform me if you are unable to attend
    en caso contrario nos veremos obligados a cerrar otherwise o if not, we will have no option but to close down
    en cualquier caso in any case
    en cualquier caso nada se pierde con intentarlo in any case there's no harm in trying, there's no harm in trying anyway
    en todo caso: en todo caso pueden dormir en casa they can always stay at my place
    no puedo hacerlo para mañana, en todo caso para el jueves I can't get it done for tomorrow, maybe Thursday
    quizá venga, en todo caso dijo que llamaría she might come, in any case she said she'd ring
    llegado el caso if it comes to it
    llegado el caso podemos tomar el tren if it comes to it we can always take the train
    según el caso as appropriate
    no hay/hubo caso ( AmL fam): no hubo caso, la mancha no salió the stain absolutely refused to budge
    por más que reclamé, no hubo caso I complained until I was blue in the face but it didn't do the slightest bit of good ( colloq)
    no hay caso, no va a aprender nunca there's no way he'll ever learn ( colloq), it's no good o no use, he'll never learn
    no tiene caso it is absolutely pointless o a complete waste of time
    C ( Der, Med) case
    los implicados en el caso Solasa those implicated in the Solasa affair o case
    ser un caso ( fam): es un caso he's something else ( colloq), he's a case ( colloq)
    ser un caso perdido ( fam); to be a hopeless case ( colloq), to be a dead loss ( colloq)
    Compuestos:
    question of conscience
    (en lo civil) act of God
    muerte por caso fortuito death by misadventure
    D
    (atención): hacerle caso a algn to pay attention to sb, take notice of sb
    maldito el caso que me hace she doesn't take the slightest notice of what I say
    hacer caso DE algo:
    no hizo caso de las señales de peligro she ignored o didn't heed the warning signs, she took no notice of o paid no attention to the warning signs
    hacer caso omiso de algo to take no notice of sth, ignore sth
    haces caso omiso de todo lo que te digo you ignore everything o take no notice of anything I tell you
    hizo caso omiso de mis consejos he disregarded o ignored o didn't heed my advice, he took no notice of my advice
    E ( Ling) case
    * * *

     

    Del verbo casar: ( conjugate casar)

    caso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    casó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    casar    
    caso
    casar ( conjugate casar) verbo transitivo [cura/juez] to marry
    verbo intransitivo

    [ piezas] to fit together;
    [ cuentas] to match, tally
    b) ( armonizar) [colores/estilos] to go together;

    caso con algo to go well with sth
    casarse verbo pronominal
    to get married;

    se casó con un abogado she married a lawyer;
    casose en segundas nupcias to marry again, to remarry
    caso sustantivo masculino
    1 (situación, coyuntura) case;

    yo en tu caso … if I were you …;
    en último caso if it comes to it, if the worst comes to the worst;
    en el mejor de los casos at (the very) best;
    en el peor de los casos te multarán the worst they can do is fine you;
    eso no venía al caso that had nothing to do with what we were talking about;
    pongamos por caso que … let's assume that …;
    en caso de incendio in case of fire;
    en caso contrario otherwise;
    en cualquier caso in any case;
    en tal caso in that case, in such a case (frml);
    en todo caso dijo que llamaría in any case she said she'd ring;
    llegado el caso if it comes to it;
    según el caso as appropriate;
    no hay/hubo caso (AmL fam) it is no good o no use/it was no good o no use
    2 (Der, Med) case;
    ser un caso perdido (fam) to be a hopeless case (colloq)

    3 ( atención): hacerle caso a algn to pay attention to sb, take notice of sb;
    hacer caso de algo to pay attention to sth, to take notice of sth;

    casar
    I verbo transitivo (unir en matrimonio) to marry
    (dar en matrimonio) to marry (off): casó muy bien a sus dos hijos, she successfully married off her two sons
    II verbo intransitivo (encajar) to match, go o fit together: las cuentas no le casan, he can't make the figures balance, figurado things don't seem to be right to him
    caso sustantivo masculino
    1 (suceso) case
    2 Med case
    3 Jur affair
    4 (circunstancia, situación) yo en tu caso no iría, if I were you, I wouldn't go
    el caso es que..., the fact o thing is that...
    (en) caso contrario, otherwise
    en el mejor/peor de los casos, at best/worst
    en ese/tal caso, in that case
    ♦ Locuciones: hacer caso a o de alguien, to pay attention to sb
    hacer caso omiso de, to take no notice of: intenté convencerle, pero no me hizo ni caso, I tried to convince him but he just ignored me
    no venir al caso, to be beside the point
    poner por caso, to suppose: pongamos por caso que no viene, let's say he doesn't come
    ser un caso perdido, to be a hopeless case
    en caso de que, if
    en caso de necesidad, if need be
    en todo caso, in any case
    en último caso, as a last resort
    ni caso, don't pay attention
    ' caso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amargada
    - amargado
    - aparte
    - callar
    - casar
    - casarse
    - ceñirse
    - comisionar
    - como
    - concreta
    - concreto
    - correo
    - emergencia
    - eximente
    - genuina
    - genuino
    - hecha
    - hecho
    - hipócrita
    - histórica
    - histórico
    - igualmente
    - lengua
    - nocturnidad
    - nupcias
    - omisa
    - omiso
    - prescindir
    - referencia
    - señor
    - sobreseer
    - viaje
    - voto
    - a
    - acaso
    - aislado
    - cerrar
    - clásico
    - conveniencia
    - cuyo
    - desde
    - ejemplo
    - entretelones
    - estudio
    - evento
    - examinar
    - excepcional
    - extremo
    - fumar
    - ignorar
    English:
    act
    - affair
    - agree
    - always
    - anyhow
    - arbitration
    - argue
    - attention
    - beneath
    - blatant
    - borderline
    - brush aside
    - brushoff
    - but
    - case
    - chronic
    - circumstance
    - clear up
    - clear-cut
    - client
    - deploy
    - dismiss
    - disregard
    - do
    - doubt
    - emergency
    - event
    - fall back on
    - go before
    - head
    - hear
    - hearing
    - heedless
    - heedlessly
    - here
    - history
    - ignore
    - implication
    - instance
    - lady
    - make out
    - medical
    - necessity
    - notice
    - occur
    - open-and-shut
    - override
    - pass
    - point
    - prejudice
    * * *
    caso nm
    1. [situación, circunstancias, ejemplo] case;
    un caso especial a special case;
    un caso límite a borderline case;
    voy a contarles un caso curioso que pasó aquí I'm going to tell you about something strange that happened here;
    les expuse mi caso I made out my case to them;
    el caso es que [el hecho es que] the thing is (that);
    [lo importante es que] what matters is (that);
    el caso es que a pesar de la aparatosidad del accidente nadie resultó herido despite the spectacular nature of the accident, the fact remains that no one was injured;
    el caso es que no sé qué hacer basically, I don't know what to do;
    rara vez se da el caso de que dos candidatos obtengan el mismo número de votos it is very rare for two candidates to receive the same number of votes;
    si se da el caso, tomaremos las medidas necesarias if that should happen, we'll take the necessary steps;
    en caso afirmativo/negativo if so/not;
    en caso contrario otherwise;
    en caso de in the event of;
    en caso de emergencia in case of emergency;
    en caso de incendio in the event of a fire;
    en caso de no haber mayoría… should there be no majority…;
    en caso de necesidad if necessary;
    en caso de no poder venir, comuníquenoslo should you be unable to come, please let us know;
    (en) caso de que venga should she come, if she comes;
    en cualquier caso in any event o case;
    en todo caso in any event o case;
    dijo que en todo caso nos avisaría she said she'd let us know, whatever;
    no tenemos dinero para un hotel, en todo caso una pensión we certainly haven't got enough money for a hotel, so it'll have to be a guesthouse, if anything;
    en el caso de Bosnia, la situación es más complicada in the case of Bosnia, the situation is more complicated;
    en el mejor/peor de los casos at best/worst;
    en el peor de los casos, llegaremos un poco tarde the worst that can happen is that we'll be a few minutes late;
    en tal o [m5] ese caso in that case;
    en último caso, en caso extremo as a last resort;
    hablar al caso to keep to the point;
    ir al caso to get to the point;
    cuando llegue el caso, se lo diremos we'll tell you when the time comes;
    cuando llegue el caso, hablaremos del asunto if it comes to that, we'll discuss it then;
    llegado o [m5]si llega el caso, ya veremos qué hacemos we'll cross that bridge when we come to it;
    lo mejor del caso the best thing (about it);
    poner por caso algo/a alguien to take sth/sb as an example;
    pongamos por caso que… let's suppose (that)…;
    ponerse en el caso de alguien to put oneself in sb's position;
    yo en tu caso no iría I wouldn't go if I were you;
    según (sea) el caso, según los casos as o whatever the case may be;
    eso no viene o [m5] hace al caso that's irrelevant;
    tu comportamiento no viene o [m5] hace al caso your behaviour is out of place;
    verse en el caso de hacer algo to be obliged o compelled to do sth
    2. [atención] attention;
    hacer caso a to pay attention to;
    tuve que gritar para que me hicieran caso I had to shout to attract their attention;
    ¡maldito el caso que me hacen! they don't take the blindest bit of notice of me!;
    ¡ni caso!, ¡no hagas caso! don't take any notice!;
    se lo dije, pero ella, ni caso I told her, but she didn't take any notice;
    no me hace ni caso she doesn't pay the slightest bit of attention to me;
    creo que su cumpleaños es el viernes, pero no me hagas mucho caso I think her birthday is on Friday, but don't take my word for it
    3. [médico, legal] case;
    el caso Dreyfus the Dreyfus affair;
    el caso Watergate Watergate, the Watergate affair;
    se han dado varios casos de intoxicación there have been several cases of poisoning;
    Fam
    ser un caso perdido to be a lost cause;
    Méx
    no tiene caso, RP [m5] no hay caso [no tiene solución] nothing can be done about it
    caso clínico:
    un caso clínico muy interesante a very interesting case;
    Fam
    ser un caso (clínico) to be a case, to be a right one;
    caso de conciencia matter of conscience;
    Der caso fortuito act of God;
    caso de fuerza mayor force of circumstance(s);
    fue un caso de fuerza mayor it was due to force of circumstance(s);
    caso de honra question of honour;
    caso judicial court case;
    Der caso de prueba test case
    4. Gram case
    * * *
    m
    1 case;
    en ese caso in that case;
    en tal caso in such a case;
    en caso contrario otherwise, if not;
    en caso de que, caso de in the event that, in case of;
    en todo caso in any case, in any event;
    en el peor de los casos if the worst comes to the worst;
    en último caso as a last resort;
    en ningún caso never, under no circumstances;
    dado o
    llegado el caso if it comes to it;
    dado el caso que in the event that;
    si se da el caso if the situation arises;
    el caso es que … the thing is that …;
    no venir al caso be irrelevant;
    ¡vamos al caso! let’s get to the point;
    en su caso in his/her case;
    ponerse en el caso de alguien put o.s. in s.o.’s shoes
    2
    :
    caso aislado isolated case;
    caso perdido fig hopeless case;
    ser un caso fam be a real case fam
    :
    hacer caso take notice;
    hacer caso de algo pay attention to sth;
    hacer caso a alguien pay attention to s.o.;
    ¡no le hagas caso! take no notice of him!
    * * *
    caso nm
    1) : case
    2)
    en caso de : in case of, in the event of
    3)
    hacer caso de : to pay attention to, to notice
    4)
    hacer caso omiso de : to ignore, to take no notice of
    5)
    no venir al caso : to be beside the point
    * * *
    caso n case
    hacer caso omiso to take no notice [pt. took; pp. taken]

    Spanish-English dictionary > caso

  • 14 colección

    f.
    1 collection, set, array, assemblage.
    2 collection.
    3 collection, array, panoply.
    * * *
    1 collection
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    es de colección Méx it's a collector's item

    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.
    Ex. We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.
    Ex. A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex. It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex. A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex. The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex. Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex. Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex. Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex. While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex. It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex. In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex. The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex. Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex. The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
    ----
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.
    * * *
    a) (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    b) (fam) ( gran cantidad)
    c) (Lit) collection
    d) ( de modas) collection
    * * *
    = aggregation, collection, congeries, holdings, information store, library, stock, document collection, assemblage, repertory, collection, cache, deposit collection, harvest, picking, collecting, line-up, menagerie.

    Ex: We should realize that a library is not simply an aggregation of discrete recorded materials; rather, it represents a collection, or more precisely collection of works.

    Ex: A collection is two or more independent works or parts of works by one or more than one author published together and not written for the same occasion or for the publication in hand = Una colección son dos o más obras o partes de obras independientes de uno o más autores publicadas juntas y que no ha sido escritas para la misma ocasión o para la publicación en cuestión.
    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex: A union catalogue then is, a catalogue listing in one sequence the holdings or part of the holdings of two or more libraries.
    Ex: It is obviously impracticable to search the entire information store in the satisfaction of a particular request for information.
    Ex: A library is no longer constrained to choose either a classified or a dictionary catalogue.
    Ex: The second function of the catalogue is concerned with the housekeeping activity of keeping a record of the library stock.
    Ex: Finally, the tacit assumption so far has been that we are dealing with a single document collection.
    Ex: Ranganathan illustrates how these Main Subjects have developed by loose assemblage, dissection, denudation, distillation, etc..
    Ex: Thousands of songs and piano pieces have been published in magazines issued throughout Europe and the Americas, yet an overall history is lacking for this large repertory of music.
    Ex: While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    Ex: It is known that there were books made from bamboo and wood during the Shang dynasty (1766-1122 BC) but none remain today except caches of oracle bones.
    Ex: In many instances it is the ward sister who administers the deposit collection left by the local library.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Bountiful harvest: aquaculture and agriculture information services for the Pacific'.
    Ex: The most popular recreation forms in nature are swimming in summer, the picking of berries, and mushrooms, cross-country skiing, and fishing and hunting.
    Ex: Research done in the field of collecting has primarily focused on those people who are known collectors such as gun, stamp, or coin collectors.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'The information market: a line-up of competitors'.
    Ex: The latest addition to my clock menagerie is a cuckoo clock, something I've wanted for quite some time.
    * análisis de la colección = collection analysis.
    * basado en la colección = collection-centred, materials-centred [materials-centered], collection-based.
    * bibliotecario encargado de colecciones especializadas = special collections librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la colección de mapas = map librarian.
    * bibliotecario encargado del desarrollo de la colección = collections librarian.
    * centrado en la colección = collection-centred, collection-based.
    * colección básica = core collection.
    * colección bibliográfica = book collection.
    * colección bibliotecaria = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección central = central collection.
    * colección compartida = cooperative collection.
    * colección cooperativa = cooperative collection.
    * colección de animales = menagerie.
    * colección de arte = art collection.
    * colección de arte pictórico = pictorial art collection.
    * colección de autógrafos = autograph collection.
    * colección de comics = comics collection.
    * colección de consulta = browsing collection.
    * colección de control = test collection.
    * colección de depósito legal = depository collection, legal deposit collection, deposit collection.
    * colección de derecho = law collection.
    * colección de diapositivas = slide library.
    * colección de dibujos = drawing collection.
    * colección de discos = record collection.
    * colección de documentos impresos = print collection.
    * colección de fondos electrónicos = e-collection [electronic collection].
    * colección de fondos locales = local history collection, local collection.
    * colección de fotografías = photograph collection.
    * colección de grabaciones sonoras = sound collection.
    * colección de historia local = local history collection.
    * colección de investigación = research collection.
    * colección de la biblioteca = library collection [library's collection].
    * colección de libros = book collection.
    * colección de libros de derecho en una prisión = prison law library.
    * colección de libros de jardinería = gardening collection.
    * colección de libros donados = gift collection.
    * colección de libros raros = rare book collection, rare collection.
    * colección de mapas = map collection.
    * colección de música = music collection.
    * colección de música popular = popular music collection.
    * colección de objetos de las artes escénicas = theatre arts collection.
    * colección de prácticas = laboratory collection.
    * colección de prensa = newspaper collection.
    * colección de préstamo = circulating collection.
    * colección de préstamo restringido = course reserve.
    * colección de programas informáticos = software library.
    * colección de publicaciones monográficas = monograph stock.
    * colección de publicaciones periódicas = periodical stock, periodical collection.
    * colección de recortes = clipping file [cuttings file, -UK], cuttings file [clipping file, -USA].
    * colección de recortes de periódicos = clippings collection.
    * colección de referencia = reference collection.
    * colección de relieves topográficos = topographical collection.
    * colección de retratos = portrait collection.
    * colección de sonido = sound collection.
    * colección de tebeos = comics collection.
    * colección de una biblioteca = local holding.
    * colección de vídeos = video series.
    * colección en varios volúmenes = multivolume set.
    * colección especializada = special collection, study collection.
    * colección ficticia = made-up collection.
    * colección fotográfica = photographic library.
    * colección impresa = print set.
    * colección inactiva = inactive collection.
    * colección integrada = integrated collection.
    * colección local = area studies collection, local collection.
    * colección monográfica = monographic collection, book series.
    * colección multimedia = multimedia collection, media collection.
    * colección paleontológica = palaeontology collection.
    * colección patrimonial = heritage collection.
    * colección personal = home collection, personal collection.
    * colección pictórica = pictorial collection.
    * colección privada = private collection.
    * colección recogida = accumulation.
    * colección temática = subject collection.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crecimiento de la colección = collection growth.
    * desarrollo de la colección = collection building, collection development [collections development].
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * evaluación de la colección = collection assessment, collection evaluation, collection analysis.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formar una colección = build + collection.
    * gestión de la colección = collection management.
    * política de desarrollo de la colección = collection development policy.
    * una colección desordenada de = a scrapbook of.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.

    * * *
    1 (de sellos, monedas, cuadros) collection
    hace colección de mariposas she collects butterflies
    2 ( fam)
    (gran cantidad): no sé cómo quiere otro hijo, si ya tiene una colección I can't imagine why she wants another child, she already has a whole brood ( hum)
    tiene una colección de pulseras she has a huge collection of bracelets
    3 ( Lit) collection
    4 (de modas) collection
    colecciones infantiles children's fashions o wear
    * * *

     

    colección sustantivo femenino
    collection
    colección sustantivo femenino collection
    ' colección' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    antológica
    - antológico
    - discoteca
    - engrosar
    - exhibir
    - herbolaria
    - herbolario
    - panoplia
    - adquirir
    - biblioteca
    - línea
    - presentar
    English:
    array
    - body
    - collection
    - invaluable
    - model
    - put together
    - set
    - stamp collection
    - swap for
    - collector
    - large
    - menagerie
    - round
    * * *
    1. [de sellos, objetos] collection
    la colección permanente [de museo] the permanent collection
    2. Fam [gran cantidad]
    tiene una colección de primos he has loads of cousins;
    cometió una colección de errores he made a whole series of mistakes;
    no dijo más que una colección de tonterías he talked a load of nonsense
    3. [de moda] collection;
    la colección de primavera the spring collection
    * * *
    f collection
    * * *
    colección nf, pl - ciones : collection
    * * *
    colección n collection

    Spanish-English dictionary > colección

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    (adj.) = pastoral
    Ex. The school librarian is in a special position whereby he or she is able to assume a pastoral role.
    * * *
    (adj.) = pastoral

    Ex: The school librarian is in a special position whereby he or she is able to assume a pastoral role.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de tutor

  • 16 decir

    v.
    1 to say.
    decir que sí/no to say yes/no
    dice que no viene she says (that) she is not coming
    ¿cómo se dice “estación” en inglés? how do you say “estación” in English?
    dicen que va a ser un verano muy seco they say it's going to be a very dry summer
    Ella dijo la razón She said the reason.
    Ella dijo incongruencias She said=uttered inconsistencies.
    Esa historia dice algo cierto That story says something that is true.
    2 to tell.
    ¿quién te lo ha dicho? who told you that?
    ¿qué quieres que te diga? what do you want me to say?, what can I say?
    decir a alguien que haga algo to tell somebody to do something
    decir la verdad to tell the truth
    Decirle la verdad a Ricardo To tell the truth to Richard= To tell Richard the truth.
    Le dije I told him.
    3 to recite, to read.
    4 to tell, to show.
    eso lo dice todo that says it all
    decir mucho (en favor) de to say a lot for
    5 to call.
    le dicen la carretera de la muerte they call it the road of death
    6 to say to.
    Ella había dicho hacer eso She had said to do that.
    7 to say about.
    Ese estudio dice mil años That study says about one thousand years.
    * * *
    Present Indicative
    digo, dices, dice, decimos, decís, dicen.
    Past Indicative
    Future Indicative
    Conditional
    Present Subjunctive
    Imperfect Subjunctive
    Future Subjunctive
    Imperative
    di (tú), diga (él/Vd.), digamos (nos.), decid (vos.), digan (ellos/Vds.).
    Past Participle
    dicho,-a.
    * * *
    verb
    2) tell
    * * *
    DECIR ¿"Say" o "tell"? Decir se puede traducir por say o por tell. Por regla general, say simplemente {dice} y tell {informa} u {ordena hacer algo}. Decir generalmente se traduce por say en estilo directo. Normalmente no lleva un complemento de persona pero si se menciona a quién se está dirigiendo el hablante, el complemento de persona tiene que ir precedido por la preposición to: "Ya son las tres", dije "It's already three o'clock," I said "¡Qué tiempo más malo!" Eso fue lo único que me dijo "What awful weather!" That's all he said to me ► En estilo indirecto, decir se puede traducir por say cuando simplemente se cuenta lo que alguien ha dicho. Si say lleva complemento de persona, este se coloca después del complemento directo: Dijo que se tenía que marchar He said he had to leave Me dijo algo que no entendí He said something to me that I didn't understand ► Decir se traduce por tell cuando se {informa} o se {ordena hacer algo}. Suele llevar un objeto de persona sin la preposición to: Me dijo que tenía una entrevista de trabajo He told me he had a job interview ¡Te he dicho que no lo toques! I told you not to touch it! ► Hay algunos usos idiomáticos en los que decir se traduce por tell aunque no lleva complemento de persona. Por ejemplo: to tell the truth (decir la verdad) y to tell a lie (decir una mentira). Otros verbosSi decir va acompañado de un calificativo en español, a menudo se puede traducir al inglés por otros verbos que no sean say o tell: "Lo he perdido todo", dijo entre sollozos "I've lost everything," she sobbed Dijo con voz ronca algo sobre necesitar un médico He croaked something about needing a doctor Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada Para otras expresiones con el participio, ver dicho.
    1. VERBO TRANSITIVO
    1) (=afirmar) to say

    ya sabe decir varias palabras — she can already say several words, she already knows several words

    - tengo prisa -dijo — "I'm in a hurry," she said

    viene y dice: -estás despedido — * he goes, "you're fired" *

    olvídalo, no he dicho nada — forget I said anything

    ¿decía usted? — you were saying?

    [como] dicen los madrileños — as they say in Madrid

    como iba diciendo... — as I was saying...

    ¿cómo ha dicho usted? — pardon?, what did you say?

    decir para {o} entre [sí] — to say to o.s.

    decir que to say (that)

    dicen que... — they say (that)..., people say (that)...

    el cartel dice claramente que... — the sign says clearly {o} clearly states that...

    decir que sí/no — to say yes/no

    -¿viene? -dice que sí — "is she coming?" - "she says she is {o} she says so"

    la miré y me dijo que sí/no con la cabeza — I looked at her and she nodded/shook her head

    adiós 2.

    ¿quién te lo dijo? — who told you?

    se lo dije bien claro, pero no me hizo caso — I told her quite clearly, but she didn't take any notice of me

    tengo algo que decirte — there's something I want to tell you, I've got something to tell you

    hoy nos dicen las notas — they're telling {o} giving us our results today

    decir a algn que ({+ indic}) to tell sb (that)

    ¿no te digo que no puedo ir? — I've already told you I can't go

    decir a algn que ({+ subjun}) (=ordenar) to tell sb to ({+ infin}); (=pedir) to ask sb to ({+ infin})
    3) (=contar) [+ mentiras, verdad, secreto] to tell
    verdad 1)
    4) (=llamar) to call

    ¿cómo le dicen a esto en Perú? — what do they call this in Peru?

    se llama Francisco, pero le dicen Paco — his name is Francisco, but he's known as Paco

    le dicen "el torero" — he's known as "el torero"

    en México se le dice "recámara" al dormitorio — in Mexico they say "recámara" instead of "dormitorio"

    me dijo de [todo] — he called me all the names under the sun

    5) (=opinar) to say

    podemos ir a Portugal, ¿tú qué dices? — we could go to Portugal, what do you say?

    ¿tu familia qué dice de la boda? — what does your family say about the wedding?

    6) [rectificando]

    había 8, digo 9 — there were 8, I mean 9

    ¡qué digo! — what am I saying?

    7) [texto] to say

    como dice el [refrán]... — as the saying goes...

    8) [+ misa] to say
    9) [locuciones en indicativo]

    digo... — Méx well, er...

    mis súbditos se presentarán ante mí ¡he dicho! — my subjects shall appear before me: I have spoken!

    y dice [bien] — and he is quite right

    [como quien] dice — (=de alguna manera) so to speak; (=aproximadamente) in a way, more or less

    aunque no es el director es, como quien dice, el que manda en la empresa — although he isn't the manager, he's the person in charge, so to speak, of the company

    está, como quien dice, aquí al lado — it's just round the corner, as they say

    como quien no dice nada — quite casually, as though it wasn't important

    [lo mismo] digo — likewise

    - gracias por todo -lo mismo digo — "thank you for everything" - "likewise!" {o} "thanks to you too!"

    pero dice [mal] — but he is wrong

    pues si esto te parece mucha gente, no te digo [nada] en verano — if you think this is a lot of people, you should see it in summer

    no lo digo [por] ti — I'm not referring to you, I'm not getting at you

    sí, [porque tú] lo digas — yes, sir, aye, aye, captain! iró

    ¿[qué me] dices? — [sorpresa] you don't say!, well I never!; [incredulidad] come off it!

    [si tú] lo dices — if you say so

    eso digo [yo] — that's (just) what I say

    deberías buscar trabajo, vamos, digo yo — you ought to look for a job, that's what I say, if you ask me, you ought to look for a job

    ¡si te lo digo yo! — of course it's true!

    ¡lo digo yo y basta! — you will do it because I say so!

    ¡[y que] lo digas! — you can say that again!

    10) [locuciones en infinitivo]

    [dar] que decir (a la gente) — to make people talk, set tongues wagging

    [es] decir — that is (to say)

    mi prima, es decir, la hija de Ana — my cousin, that is (to say) Ana's daughter

    [ir] a decir, ¡a mí me lo vas a decir! — you're telling me!

    es [mucho] decir — that's saying something

    [ni que] decir tiene que... — it goes without saying that...

    [no hay más] que decir — there's nothing more to say

    para decirlo con otras [palabras] — to put it another way, in other words

    decir [por] decir — to talk for talking's sake

    [por así] decirlo — so to speak

    [querer] decir — to mean

    ¿qué quiere decir "spatha"? — what does "spatha" mean?

    ¿qué quiere usted decir con eso? — what do you mean by that?

    ¿querrás decir un millón, no un billón? — do you mean a million rather than a billion?

    [ya es] decir — that's saying something

    les ha costado más cara que mi casa, y eso ya es decir — it cost them more than my house did, and that's saying something

    11) [locuciones en subjuntivo, imperativo]

    no es que yo lo diga, pero... — it's not because I say so, but...

    es, digamos, un comerciante — he's a dealer, for want of a better word, he's a sort of dealer

    ¡haberlo dicho!, ¡me lo hubieras dicho! — you could have told me {o} said!

    digámoslo [así] — so to speak, for want of a better word

    digan [lo que] digan — whatever they say

    y [no] digamos... — not to mention...

    y su madre, no digamos — not to mention his mother

    no es muy guapa [que] digamos — she's not what you'd call pretty, she's not exactly pretty

    no estuvo muy cortés, que digamos — he wasn't what you'd call polite, he wasn't exactly polite

    ¡[no me] digas! — [sorpresa] you don't say!, well I never!; [incredulidad] come off it!

    ¿qué [quieres] que te diga? — what can I say?

    12) [locuciones en condicional]

    ¿cómo (lo) diría yo? — how shall I put it?

    ¿cómo diríamos? — how shall I put it?

    ¡quién lo diría! — would you believe it!, who would have thought it!

    se preocupa mucho por el qué dirán — she's always worried about what people will say {o} think

    2. VERBO INTRANSITIVO
    1) [invitando a hablar]

    -¿te puedo pedir un favor? -dime — "can I ask you a favour?" - "go ahead"

    ¿diga?, ¿dígame? — [al teléfono] hello?

    usted dirá[invitando a hablar] go ahead; [sirviendo bebida] say when; [en tienda] can I help you?

    -¿te gustaría cambiar de coche? -¡hombre, ya me dirás! — "would you like a new car?" - "you bet I would!"

    2) (=indicar)

    su mirada lo dice todo — her expression says it all {o} speaks volumes

    eso dice mucho [de] su personalidad — that says a lot about her personality

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    I

    ¿cientos de personas? - bueno, es un decir — hundreds of people? - well, figuratively speaking

    II 1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <palabra/frase/poema> to say; <mentira/verdad> to tell

    ya dice `mamá' — he says `mama' now

    no digas esas cosas, por favor — please don't say things like that

    ¿cómo pudiste decir eso? — how could you say that?

    ¿eso lo dices por mí? — are you referring to me?

    dicen or se dice que es el hombre más rico del país — he is said to be the richest man in the country

    no se dice `andé', se dice `anduve' — it isn't `andé', it's `anduve'

    ¿cómo se dice `amor' en ruso? — how do you say `love' in Russian?

    bonita, lo que se dice bonita, no es — she's not what you would call pretty

    es el sábado; ni que decir tiene que estás invitado — it's on Saturday; you're invited, but that goes without saying

    ¿tendrá tiempo de hacerlo? - dice que sí — will he have time to do it? - he says he will

    ¿no lo encontró? - dice que no — didn't he find it? - no, he says he didn't

    ¿qué tal? ¿qué decís? — (RPl fam) hi, how are things? (colloq)

    2)

    ¿sabes qué me dijo? — do you know what he told me?; (expresando sorpresa, indignación, etc) do you know what he said to me?

    fue algo espantoso, todo lo que te diga es poco — it was terrible, I can't begin to tell you how terrible

    3)
    a) (expresando o transmitiendo órdenes, deseos, advertencias)

    decirle a alguien que + subj — to tell somebody to + inf

    b)
    4) ( por escrito) to say

    ¿qué dice aquí? — what does it say here?

    5) ( llamar) to call
    6) (sugerir, comunicar)

    la forma de vestir dice mucho de una persona — the way someone dresses says a lot/tells you a lot about them

    ¿te dice algo ese nombre? — does that name mean anything to you?

    7)
    8)

    ¿qué quiere decir esta palabra? — what does this word mean?

    ¿qué quieres decir con eso? — what do you mean by that?

    ¿quieres decir que ya no te interesa? — do you mean (to say) that you're no longer interested?

    9) (opinar, pensar) to think

    ¿y los padres qué dicen? — what do her parents think of it?, how do her parents feel about it?

    habría que regalarle algo, no sé, digo yo — we ought to buy her a present, well, I think so anyway

    es muy fácil - si tú lo dices... — it's very easy - if you say so...

    a decir verdad — to tell you the truth, to be honest

    con decirte que: no me lo perdonó nunca, con decirte que ni me saluda... he's never forgiven me, he won't even say hello to me; decir por decir: lo dijo por decir he didn't really mean it; es decir that is; mi cuñada, es decir la mujer de Rafael my sister-in-law, Rafael's wife that is; es mucho decir: es la mejor película del año - eso ya es mucho decir it's the best movie of the year - I wouldn't go that far; he dicho! that's that o final!; no me digas! no!, you're kidding o joking! (colloq); por así decirlo so to speak; que digamos: no es muy inteligente que digamos he's not exactly o he's hardly what you'd call intelligent; que no se diga! shame on you!; que no se diga que no somos capaces! I don't want people saying that we can't do it; y (ya) no digamos or (AmL) y no se diga: le cuestan mucho las matemáticas y no digamos la física he finds mathematics very difficult, and as for physics...; el qué dirán (fam): siempre le ha importado el qué dirán — she's always been worried what other people (might) think; ver tb dicho I

    2.
    decir vi

    papá - dime, hijo — dad - yes, son?

    quería pedirle un favor - usted dirá — I wanted to ask you a favor - certainly, go ahead

    tome asiento, usted dirá — (frml) take a seat, and now, what can I do for you?

    ¿diga? or ¿dígame? — hello?

    3.
    decirse v pron
    a) (refl) to say... to oneself
    b) (recípr) to say.... to each other
    c) (enf)
    * * *
    = declare, put, read, say, state, tell, volunteer, make + the point that, let + Nombre + know, let + it be known, observe, bid, reflect, utter, tender, hip, call + the tune.
    Ex. 24.17 declares Enter a body created or controlled by a government under its own name unless it belongs to one or more of the types listed in 24.18.
    Ex. As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex. This error message is displayed in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and reads: DAWT008, 107, DFCR....
    Ex. In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.
    Ex. Short abstracts are generally preferred, but there are instances where the most effective approach is to cite the original unamended, and to state that this is what has been done.
    Ex. Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex. 'Anything wrong?' 'Oh, I'm okay, I guess,' volunteered Datto cautiously.
    Ex. However, they do make the very important point that the notation is not an essential part of the scheme.
    Ex. Then the secretary, having rallied herself, said forlornly 'I'll let him know you're here in a minute'.
    Ex. It can certainly be status-conferring to let it be known in social conversation that one has read the latest Fay Weldon book, but if the group one is in never reads Fay Weldon anyway and could not care less what she has written then the victory is a somewhat hollow one.
    Ex. 'All this is not very likely,' she observed at last, 'not only because of the strength of the selection process -- its imperviousness to proof before an arbitrator'.
    Ex. 'Sit down please,' he bade her.
    Ex. 'Now, you know, I could merely turn this over to the two division or all the department heads and let them decide,' reflected Bough.
    Ex. The ideal was forever etched in his consciousness from the day Crane uttered it: a good librarian working anywhere is a credit and benefit to libraries everywhere.
    Ex. 'Well,' Stanton tendered, 'one candidate clearly has the superior experience -- Kass'.
    Ex. He was aghast after having been hipped to the fact there are hookers on the Internet.
    Ex. As long as we allow other people to pay the piper, they will continue calling the tune in Africa.
    ----
    * ¡eso se dice pronto! = easier said than done.
    * ¿lo dices en broma? = you must be kidding!.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * arriesgarse a decir = hazard.
    * atreverse a decir = go + (as/so) far as to say.
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aventurarse a decir = venture.
    * baste decir que = suffice (it) to say.
    * como dice el dicho = as the saying goes, so the saying goes.
    * como dice el refrán = as the saying goes, so the saying goes.
    * continuar diciendo = go on.
    * cumplir lo que se dice = live up to + Posesivo + claim.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir adiós = bid + Nombre + goodbye, bid + adieu, kiss + Nombre + goodbye, bid + farewell, wave + a bye.
    * decir adiós (a) = say + goodbye (to).
    * decir adiós al pasado = bid + farewell + to the past.
    * decir adiós con la mano = wave + goodbye.
    * decir adiós con un gesto = signal + goodbye.
    * decir a favor de = say in + favour of.
    * decir Algo = break + the news.
    * decir Algo a Alguien = let + Nombre + in on.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir Algo que es obvio por sí mismo = state + the obvious.
    * decir balbuceando = splutter, sputter.
    * decir bolas = fib.
    * decir bromeando = quip.
    * decir chorradas = bullshit.
    * decir con desdén = sneer.
    * decir con desprecio = sneer.
    * decir con la boca llena = say in + full confidence.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * decir con toda confianza = say in + full confidence.
    * decir con voz + Adjetivo = say in + a + Adjetivo + voice.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * decir disparates = shoot off + at the mouth, talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir en confianza = confide.
    * decir en defensa de = say in + defence of.
    * decir entrecordamente = splurt out.
    * decir en voz alta = say + out loud, say in + a loud voice.
    * decir en voz baja = say under + Posesivo + breath, say in + a low voice, say in + a quiet voice.
    * decir + esperar = express + hope.
    * decir estupideces = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir gilipolleces = talk + nonsense, talk + rubbish, bullshit, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir humorísticamente = quip.
    * decir inesperadamente = blurt out, pipe.
    * decir la última palabra = hear + the final word, outface.
    * decir la verdad = tell + the truth, speak + the truth, come + clean.
    * decir la verdad sobre = give + Nombre + the lowdown on.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * decirlo = come out with + it.
    * decir lo que Uno piensa = speak up, speak out.
    * decir mentirijillas = fib.
    * decir mentirillas = fib.
    * decir mucho de Algo = speak + volumes.
    * decir pamplinas = bullshit.
    * decir + poseer = claim.
    * decir que Uno se siente cómodo con Algo = express + comfort with.
    * decir que Uno se siente confortable con Algo = express + comfort with.
    * decir que Uno siente lo que le ha pasado a Otra Persona = express + sympathy for.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * decir resoplando = snort.
    * decir sandeces = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, bullshit, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decirse = grapevine + carry + the story, make out to be, word + go (a)round.
    * decirse que = be reputed to.
    * decir suspirando = sigh.
    * decir tonterías = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir una grosería = make + rude remark.
    * demostrar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * digamos por ejemplo = let us say, say.
    * dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres = you are known by the company you keep.
    * dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres = you are known by the company you keep.
    * el tiempo dirá = time will tell.
    * el tiempo lo dirá = only time will tell.
    * enterarse de lo que Uno quiere decir = catch + Posesivo + drift, get + Posesivo + drift.
    * es decir = i.e. (latín - id est), in other words, that is, that is to say, which is to say.
    * es más fácil decirlo que hacerlo = easier said than done.
    * estar a punto de decir = be on the tip of + Posesivo + tongue to say.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * expresar lo que Uno quiere decir = make + Posesivo + point.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer lo que uno dice que es capaz de hacer = live up to + Posesivo + claim.
    * huelga decir = needless to say.
    * la gente dice que = rumour has it that.
    * ¿lo dices en broma? = you must be joking!.
    * me atrevo a decir = may I say.
    * ni que decir tiene que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * ¡no digas palabrotas! = watch your language!.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no saber qué decir = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no ser tan bueno como se dice = not + it's cracked up to be.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.
    * para decir la verdad = to be honest.
    * por decirlo así = so to speak, in a manner of speaking.
    * por decirlo de alguna manera = so to speak.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por lo que dicen todos = by all accounts.
    * por no decir algo peor = to put it mildly.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por no decir nunca = if ever.
    * por no decir otra cosa peor = to say the least.
    * predecible en cuanto a lo que dice = platitudinous.
    * probar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * qué me dices de... = what about....
    * querer decir = mean.
    * quién iba a decir entonces que... = little did + Verbo + then that....
    * quién + Pronombre + iba a decir que... = little did + Pronombre + know that....
    * recalcar lo que Uno quiere decir = drive + home + Posesivo + point.
    * resaltar lo que Uno quiere decir = drive + home + Posesivo + point.
    * se decía que = rumour had it that.
    * se dice = so the story goes.
    * se dice pronto, pero no es tan fácil = easier said than done.
    * se dice que = rumour has it that, the saying + be + that.
    * según se dice = reportedly, so the argument goes, reputedly.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * yo me atrevería a decir = dare I say.
    * * *
    I

    ¿cientos de personas? - bueno, es un decir — hundreds of people? - well, figuratively speaking

    II 1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <palabra/frase/poema> to say; <mentira/verdad> to tell

    ya dice `mamá' — he says `mama' now

    no digas esas cosas, por favor — please don't say things like that

    ¿cómo pudiste decir eso? — how could you say that?

    ¿eso lo dices por mí? — are you referring to me?

    dicen or se dice que es el hombre más rico del país — he is said to be the richest man in the country

    no se dice `andé', se dice `anduve' — it isn't `andé', it's `anduve'

    ¿cómo se dice `amor' en ruso? — how do you say `love' in Russian?

    bonita, lo que se dice bonita, no es — she's not what you would call pretty

    es el sábado; ni que decir tiene que estás invitado — it's on Saturday; you're invited, but that goes without saying

    ¿tendrá tiempo de hacerlo? - dice que sí — will he have time to do it? - he says he will

    ¿no lo encontró? - dice que no — didn't he find it? - no, he says he didn't

    ¿qué tal? ¿qué decís? — (RPl fam) hi, how are things? (colloq)

    2)

    ¿sabes qué me dijo? — do you know what he told me?; (expresando sorpresa, indignación, etc) do you know what he said to me?

    fue algo espantoso, todo lo que te diga es poco — it was terrible, I can't begin to tell you how terrible

    3)
    a) (expresando o transmitiendo órdenes, deseos, advertencias)

    decirle a alguien que + subj — to tell somebody to + inf

    b)
    4) ( por escrito) to say

    ¿qué dice aquí? — what does it say here?

    5) ( llamar) to call
    6) (sugerir, comunicar)

    la forma de vestir dice mucho de una persona — the way someone dresses says a lot/tells you a lot about them

    ¿te dice algo ese nombre? — does that name mean anything to you?

    7)
    8)

    ¿qué quiere decir esta palabra? — what does this word mean?

    ¿qué quieres decir con eso? — what do you mean by that?

    ¿quieres decir que ya no te interesa? — do you mean (to say) that you're no longer interested?

    9) (opinar, pensar) to think

    ¿y los padres qué dicen? — what do her parents think of it?, how do her parents feel about it?

    habría que regalarle algo, no sé, digo yo — we ought to buy her a present, well, I think so anyway

    es muy fácil - si tú lo dices... — it's very easy - if you say so...

    a decir verdad — to tell you the truth, to be honest

    con decirte que: no me lo perdonó nunca, con decirte que ni me saluda... he's never forgiven me, he won't even say hello to me; decir por decir: lo dijo por decir he didn't really mean it; es decir that is; mi cuñada, es decir la mujer de Rafael my sister-in-law, Rafael's wife that is; es mucho decir: es la mejor película del año - eso ya es mucho decir it's the best movie of the year - I wouldn't go that far; he dicho! that's that o final!; no me digas! no!, you're kidding o joking! (colloq); por así decirlo so to speak; que digamos: no es muy inteligente que digamos he's not exactly o he's hardly what you'd call intelligent; que no se diga! shame on you!; que no se diga que no somos capaces! I don't want people saying that we can't do it; y (ya) no digamos or (AmL) y no se diga: le cuestan mucho las matemáticas y no digamos la física he finds mathematics very difficult, and as for physics...; el qué dirán (fam): siempre le ha importado el qué dirán — she's always been worried what other people (might) think; ver tb dicho I

    2.
    decir vi

    papá - dime, hijo — dad - yes, son?

    quería pedirle un favor - usted dirá — I wanted to ask you a favor - certainly, go ahead

    tome asiento, usted dirá — (frml) take a seat, and now, what can I do for you?

    ¿diga? or ¿dígame? — hello?

    3.
    decirse v pron
    a) (refl) to say... to oneself
    b) (recípr) to say.... to each other
    c) (enf)
    * * *
    = declare, put, read, say, state, tell, volunteer, make + the point that, let + Nombre + know, let + it be known, observe, bid, reflect, utter, tender, hip, call + the tune.

    Ex: 24.17 declares Enter a body created or controlled by a government under its own name unless it belongs to one or more of the types listed in 24.18.

    Ex: As one respondent from this end of the information spectrum put it, 'Context is all in the information world'.
    Ex: This error message is displayed in the upper right-hand corner of the screen and reads: DAWT008, 107, DFCR....
    Ex: In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.
    Ex: Short abstracts are generally preferred, but there are instances where the most effective approach is to cite the original unamended, and to state that this is what has been done.
    Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex: 'Anything wrong?' 'Oh, I'm okay, I guess,' volunteered Datto cautiously.
    Ex: However, they do make the very important point that the notation is not an essential part of the scheme.
    Ex: Then the secretary, having rallied herself, said forlornly 'I'll let him know you're here in a minute'.
    Ex: It can certainly be status-conferring to let it be known in social conversation that one has read the latest Fay Weldon book, but if the group one is in never reads Fay Weldon anyway and could not care less what she has written then the victory is a somewhat hollow one.
    Ex: 'All this is not very likely,' she observed at last, 'not only because of the strength of the selection process -- its imperviousness to proof before an arbitrator'.
    Ex: 'Sit down please,' he bade her.
    Ex: 'Now, you know, I could merely turn this over to the two division or all the department heads and let them decide,' reflected Bough.
    Ex: The ideal was forever etched in his consciousness from the day Crane uttered it: a good librarian working anywhere is a credit and benefit to libraries everywhere.
    Ex: 'Well,' Stanton tendered, 'one candidate clearly has the superior experience -- Kass'.
    Ex: He was aghast after having been hipped to the fact there are hookers on the Internet.
    Ex: As long as we allow other people to pay the piper, they will continue calling the tune in Africa.
    * ¡eso se dice pronto! = easier said than done.
    * ¿lo dices en broma? = you must be kidding!.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * arriesgarse a decir = hazard.
    * atreverse a decir = go + (as/so) far as to say.
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aventurarse a decir = venture.
    * baste decir que = suffice (it) to say.
    * como dice el dicho = as the saying goes, so the saying goes.
    * como dice el refrán = as the saying goes, so the saying goes.
    * continuar diciendo = go on.
    * cumplir lo que se dice = live up to + Posesivo + claim.
    * decían las malas lenguas que = rumour had it that.
    * decir adiós = bid + Nombre + goodbye, bid + adieu, kiss + Nombre + goodbye, bid + farewell, wave + a bye.
    * decir adiós (a) = say + goodbye (to).
    * decir adiós al pasado = bid + farewell + to the past.
    * decir adiós con la mano = wave + goodbye.
    * decir adiós con un gesto = signal + goodbye.
    * decir a favor de = say in + favour of.
    * decir Algo = break + the news.
    * decir Algo a Alguien = let + Nombre + in on.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir Algo que es obvio por sí mismo = state + the obvious.
    * decir balbuceando = splutter, sputter.
    * decir bolas = fib.
    * decir bromeando = quip.
    * decir chorradas = bullshit.
    * decir con desdén = sneer.
    * decir con desprecio = sneer.
    * decir con la boca llena = say in + full confidence.
    * decir con mal humor = spit out.
    * decir con toda confianza = say in + full confidence.
    * decir con voz + Adjetivo = say in + a + Adjetivo + voice.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * decir disparates = shoot off + at the mouth, talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir en confianza = confide.
    * decir en defensa de = say in + defence of.
    * decir entrecordamente = splurt out.
    * decir en voz alta = say + out loud, say in + a loud voice.
    * decir en voz baja = say under + Posesivo + breath, say in + a low voice, say in + a quiet voice.
    * decir + esperar = express + hope.
    * decir estupideces = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir gilipolleces = talk + nonsense, talk + rubbish, bullshit, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir humorísticamente = quip.
    * decir inesperadamente = blurt out, pipe.
    * decir la última palabra = hear + the final word, outface.
    * decir la verdad = tell + the truth, speak + the truth, come + clean.
    * decir la verdad sobre = give + Nombre + the lowdown on.
    * decir la verdad, toda la verdad y nada más que la verdad = to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
    * decirlo = come out with + it.
    * decir lo que Uno piensa = speak up, speak out.
    * decir mentirijillas = fib.
    * decir mentirillas = fib.
    * decir mucho de Algo = speak + volumes.
    * decir pamplinas = bullshit.
    * decir + poseer = claim.
    * decir que Uno se siente cómodo con Algo = express + comfort with.
    * decir que Uno se siente confortable con Algo = express + comfort with.
    * decir que Uno siente lo que le ha pasado a Otra Persona = express + sympathy for.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * decir resoplando = snort.
    * decir sandeces = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, bullshit, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decirse = grapevine + carry + the story, make out to be, word + go (a)round.
    * decirse que = be reputed to.
    * decir suspirando = sigh.
    * decir tonterías = talk + rubbish, talk + nonsense, talk through + Posesivo + hat.
    * decir una grosería = make + rude remark.
    * demostrar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * dicen las malas lenguas que = rumour has it that.
    * digamos por ejemplo = let us say, say.
    * dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres = you are known by the company you keep.
    * dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres = you are known by the company you keep.
    * el tiempo dirá = time will tell.
    * el tiempo lo dirá = only time will tell.
    * enterarse de lo que Uno quiere decir = catch + Posesivo + drift, get + Posesivo + drift.
    * es decir = i.e. (latín - id est), in other words, that is, that is to say, which is to say.
    * es más fácil decirlo que hacerlo = easier said than done.
    * estar a punto de decir = be on the tip of + Posesivo + tongue to say.
    * esto no quiere decir que = this is not to say that.
    * expresar lo que Uno quiere decir = make + Posesivo + point.
    * hablar sin decir nada = waffle.
    * hacer lo que uno dice que es capaz de hacer = live up to + Posesivo + claim.
    * huelga decir = needless to say.
    * la gente dice que = rumour has it that.
    * ¿lo dices en broma? = you must be joking!.
    * me atrevo a decir = may I say.
    * ni que decir tiene que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no decir a Alguien lo que está ocurriendo = leave + Nombre + in the dark.
    * no decir nada = keep + quiet.
    * no decir nada a nadie = lips + seal.
    * no decir palabrotas = watch + Posesivo + mouth.
    * ¡no digas palabrotas! = watch your language!.
    * no hace falta decir que = it goes without saying that, needless to say.
    * no preguntes porque no te puedo decir la verdad = ask no questions and hear no lies.
    * no saber qué decir = be at a loss for words, be lost for words.
    * no ser tan bueno como se dice = not + it's cracked up to be.
    * para comenzar diremos que = to begin with.
    * para decir la verdad = to be honest.
    * por decirlo así = so to speak, in a manner of speaking.
    * por decirlo de alguna manera = so to speak.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por lo que dicen todos = by all accounts.
    * por no decir algo peor = to put it mildly.
    * por no decir nada de = to say nothing of.
    * por no decir nunca = if ever.
    * por no decir otra cosa peor = to say the least.
    * predecible en cuanto a lo que dice = platitudinous.
    * probar lo que Uno dice = make + good + Posesivo + claim.
    * qué me dices de... = what about....
    * querer decir = mean.
    * quién iba a decir entonces que... = little did + Verbo + then that....
    * quién + Pronombre + iba a decir que... = little did + Pronombre + know that....
    * recalcar lo que Uno quiere decir = drive + home + Posesivo + point.
    * resaltar lo que Uno quiere decir = drive + home + Posesivo + point.
    * se decía que = rumour had it that.
    * se dice = so the story goes.
    * se dice pronto, pero no es tan fácil = easier said than done.
    * se dice que = rumour has it that, the saying + be + that.
    * según se dice = reportedly, so the argument goes, reputedly.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * tener cuidado con lo que se dice = say + the right thing.
    * tener cuidado con lo que Uno dice = watch + Posesivo + mouth, watch what + say.
    * yo me atrevería a decir = dare I say.

    * * *
    1
    (manera de expresarse): en el decir popular in popular speech
    ¿cientos de personas? — bueno, es un decir hundreds of people? — well, it's just a manner of speaking o a figure of speech
    supongamos, es un decir, que … let's assume, just for the sake of argument, that …
    al decir de la gente, el clima está cambiando people say the climate is changing
    2 decires mpl (dichos) sayings (pl); (rumores) talk
    no son más que decires it's just talk
    decir2 [ I24 ]
    ■ decir (verbo transitivo)
    A decir: palabra, mentira etc
    B decirle algo a alguien
    C
    1 transmitiendo órdenes, deseos etc
    2 decir adiós
    D por escrito
    E llamar
    F sugerir, comunicar
    G decir misa
    H
    1 querer decir
    2 digo (al rectificar)
    I opinar, pensar
    J en locuciones
    ■ decir (verbo intransitivo)
    A
    1 invitando a hablar
    2 al contestar el teléfono
    B decir bien/mal de
    ■ decirse (verbo pronominal)
    1 reflexivo
    2 recíproco
    3 para enfatizar
    vt
    A ‹palabra/frase› to say; ‹mentira/verdad› to tell; ‹poema› to say, recite; ‹oración› to say
    [ para ejemplos con complemento indirecto ver división 2] ya dice `mamá' he says ‘mama’ now
    no digas esas cosas, por favor please don't say things like that
    no digas estupideces/barbaridades don't talk nonsense o ( AmE) garbage o ( BrE) rubbish
    ¿cómo pudiste decir semejante disparate? how could you say such a stupid thing o make such a stupid comment?
    no me dejó decir ni una palabra he didn't let me get a word in edgeways
    ¿eso lo dices por mí? are you referring to me?
    no sé qué decir … un millón de gracias I don't know what to say … thank you very much indeed
    ¡qué callado estás! ¡no dices nada! you're very quiet, you've hardly said a word!
    ¡no lo dirás en serio! you can't be serious!
    ¡no irás a decir que no lo sabías! don't try and tell me you didn't know!
    —no puedo hacer nada —dijo Juan there is nothing I can do, said Juan o Juan said
    como dice el refrán/mi abuela as the saying goes/as my grandmother says
    lo dijeron por la radio they said it o it was announced on the radio
    no eran ricos, digamos que vivían bien I don't mean they were rich, let's just say they lived well
    dicen que de joven fue muy guapa they say she was very beautiful when she was young
    dicen que es el hombre más rico del país he is said to be the richest man in the country
    ¿qué se dice? — gracias/por favor what do you say? — thank you/please
    no se dice `andé', se dice `anduve' it isn't `andé', it's `anduve'
    ¡eso no se dice! you mustn't say that!
    ¿cómo se dice `te quiero' en ruso? how do you say `I love you' in Russian?, what's the Russian for `I love you'?
    bonita, lo que se dice bonita, no es she's not what you would call pretty
    estoy harta, lo que se dice harta ¿me oyes? I'm fed up, absolutely fed up, do you hear?
    eso se dice pronto, pero no es tan fácil that's easier said than done
    palatal: dícese del sonido cuya articulación … palatal: of, relating to or denoting a sound articulated …
    es el sábado; ni que decir tiene que estás invitado it's on Saturday; you're invited, of course, but that goes without saying o but I don't need to tell you that
    haberlo dicho antes why didn't you say so before?, you might have said so before!
    ¿tendrá tiempo de hacerlo? — dice que sí will he have time to do it? — he says he will
    ¿no lo encontró? — dice que no didn't he find it? — no, he says he didn't
    digan lo que digan no matter what people say, whatever people say
    ¿qué tal? ¿qué decís? ( RPl fam); hi, how are things? ( colloq), hi, what's up? ( AmE colloq)
    B
    decirle algo a algn to tell sb sth
    eso no es lo que me dijo a mí that's not what he told me, that's not what he said to me
    ¿sabes qué me dijo? do you know what he told me?; (expresando sorpresa, indignación, etc) do you know what he said to me?
    se lo voy a decir a papá I'm going to tell Dad
    hoy nos dicen el resultado they're going to give us the result today
    me dijo una mentira he told me a lie, he lied to me
    Andrés me dijo lo de tu hermano Andrés told me about your brother
    ¡a mí me lo vas a decir! you're telling me!, you don't have to tell me!
    ¿sabes lo que te digo? por mí que se muera look, as far as I'm concerned he can drop dead! ( colloq)
    ¿no te digo? éste se cree que yo soy la sirvienta see what I mean? he thinks I'm his servant
    ¿no te digo or no te estoy diciendo que hasta le pega? I'm telling you, he even hits her!
    ¿tú qué me aconsejas? — ¿qué quieres que te diga? tienes que tomar tú la decisión what do you think I should do? — well, to be quite frank o honest, I think you have to decide for yourself
    ya te decía yo que no era verdad I told you it wasn't true, didn't I?
    fue algo espantoso, todo lo que te diga es poco it was terrible, I just can't describe it o I can't begin to tell you
    hace mal tiempo en verano, y no te digo nada en invierno … in summer the weather's bad, and as for the winter …
    ¡no me digas que no es precioso! isn't it beautiful?
    a lo mejor te ofrecen el puesto ¿quién te dice? (CS); you never know, they might offer you the job
    me resultó ¿cómo te diría? … violento I found it … how shall I put it? o I don't know … rather embarrassing
    ¡ya me dirás qué le cuesta escribirnos una carta! I mean, surely it's not too much trouble for him to write us a letter
    no te creas todo lo que te dicen don't believe everything people tell you o everything you hear
    dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres you can judge a man by the company he keeps
    C
    1
    (transmitiendo órdenes, deseos, advertencias): ¡porque lo digo yo! because I say so!
    a mí nadie me dice lo que tengo que hacer nobody tells me what to do
    harás lo que yo diga you'll do as I say
    manda decir mi mamá que si le puede prestar el martillo ( AmL); mom says can she borrow your hammer?
    Fernando pregunta si puede venir con nosotrosdile que sí Fernando wants to know if he can come with us — yes, tell him he can o say yes
    decir QUE + SUBJ:
    dice papá que vayas Dad wants you
    dice que llames cuando llegues she says (you are) to phone when you get there
    dijo que tuviéramos cuidado she said to be careful, she said we should be careful
    decirle a algn QUE + SUBJ to tell sb to + INF
    diles que empiecen tell them to start
    le dije que no lo hiciera I told him not to do it
    nos dijeron que esperáramos they told us o we were told to wait
    te digo que vengas aquí enseguida I said, come here at once
    2
    decir adiós to say goodbye
    vino a decirme adiós she came to say goodbye (to me)
    di adiós a tu vida de estudiante that's the end of your student days, you'd better say goodbye to your student days
    ¿se lo prestaste? ¡ya le puedes decir adiós! you mean you lent it to him? well, you can kiss that goodbye! ( colloq)
    D (por escrito) to say
    ¿qué dice aquí? what does it say here?
    el diario no dice nada sobre el asunto there's nothing in the paper about it
    E (llamar) to call
    le dicen `Dumbo' por las orejas they call him `Dumbo' because of his ears
    se llama Rosario pero le dicen Charo her name is Rosario but people call her Charo
    no me digas de usted there's no need to call me `usted'
    F
    (sugerir, comunicar): la forma de vestir dice mucho de una persona the way someone dresses says a lot o tells you a lot about them
    el tiempo lo dirá time will tell
    por afuera la casa no dice nada the house doesn't look much from the outside
    el poema no me dice nada the poem doesn't do anything for me
    algo me decía que no iba a ser fácil something told me it wasn't going to be easy
    ¿te dice algo ese nombre? does that name mean anything to you?
    la tarta estaba diciendo cómeme the cake was just asking to be eaten
    G
    decir misa to say mass
    H
    1
    querer decir to mean
    ¿qué quiere decir esta palabra? what does this word mean?
    ¿qué quieres decir con eso? what do you mean by that?
    no entendiste lo que quise decir you didn't understand what I meant
    ¿quieres decir que ya no te interesa? do you mean (to say) that you're no longer interested?
    sólo quería decirte que … I just wanted to say that …
    2
    el presupuesto asciende a diez mil, digo cien mil de euros we have a budget of ten thousand, (sorry,) I mean a hundred thousand euros
    I (opinar, pensar) to think
    ¿y los padres qué dicen? what do her parents think of it?, how do her parents feel about it?
    podríamos ir mañana ¿tú qué dices? we could go tomorrow, what do you think?
    ¡quién lo hubiera dicho! who would have thought o believed it?
    podría haber mencionado al resto del equipo, vamos, digo yo … he could have mentioned the rest of the team … well I'd have thought so, anyway
    habría que regalarle algo, no sé, digo yo we ought to buy her a present, well, I think so anyway
    es muy fácil — si tú lo dices … it's very easy — if you say so …
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth, to be honest
    como quien dice so to speak
    el nuevo tren está, como quien dice, a la vuelta de la esquina the new train is, so to speak o to coin a phrase, just around the corner
    la granja es, como quien dice, la razón de su vida I suppose you could say the farm is his whole reason for living
    con decirte que: no me lo perdonó nunca, con decirte que ni me saluda … he's never forgiven me, he won't even say hello to me
    decir por decir: lo dijo por decir he didn't really mean it
    ¡digo! ( Esp fam): ¡qué calor hace! — ¡digo! it's so hot! — you can say that again o I'll say! ( colloq)
    ¿y te gusta? — ¡digo! do you like it? — you bet I do o ( AmE) I sure do! ( colloq)
    es decir that is
    mi cuñada, es decir la mujer de Rafael my sister-in-law, Rafael's wife that is
    no sé si voy a poder ires decir que no vas a ir I don't know if I'll be able to go — you mean you're not going
    es mucho decir: es la mejor película del añoeso ya es mucho decir it's the best movie of the year — I wouldn't go that far
    ¡he dicho! that's that!, that's final!
    lo mismo digo: mucho gusto en conocerlelo mismo digo pleased to meet you — pleased to meet you o likewise
    ¡qué alegría verte! — lo mismo digo it's great to see you! — and you o you too
    ¡no me digas! no!, you're kidding o joking! ( colloq)
    ¿sabes que se casa Lola? — ¡no me digas! do you know Lola's getting married? — no! o you're joking! o really? o never!
    por así decirlo so to speak
    es, por así decirlo, el alma-máter de la empresa he is, so to speak o as it were, the driving force behind the company
    que digamos: no es muy inteligente que digamos he's not exactly o he's hardly what you'd call intelligent
    ¿qué me dices?: saqué el primer puesto ¿qué me dices? I came first, how about that then?
    ¿y qué me dices de lo de Carlos? and what about Carlos then?
    ¿sabes que lo van a derribar? — ¿qué me dices? do you know they're going to demolish it? — what? o you're kidding!
    ¡que no se diga! shame on you!
    ¿te ganó un niño de seis años? ¡que no se diga! you were beaten by a six-year-old child? shame on you!
    ¡que no se diga que no somos capaces! I don't want people saying that we can't do it
    costó $20.000 ¡se dice pronto! it cost $20,000, which is no mean sum
    lleva dos meses enferma, que se dice pronto she has been ill for two months, and that's a long time
    ¡y que lo digas! ( Esp); you can say that again!, you're telling me!, don't I know it!
    y (ya) no digamos or ( AmL) y no se diga: le cuestan mucho las matemáticas y no digamos la física he finds mathematics very difficult, and as for physics …
    el/la que te dije ( fam hum); you-know-who
    el qué dirán ( fam): siempre le ha importado el qué dirán she's always been worried what other people (might) think
    ¿por qué te preocupa tanto el qué dirán? why do you worry about what people will o might say?
    ver tb dicho1 (↑ dicho (1))
    ■ decir
    vi
    A
    1
    (invitando a hablar): papá — dime, hijo dad — yes, son?
    quería pedirle un favorusted dirá ( frml); I wanted to ask you a favor — certainly, go ahead
    tome asiento — gracias — usted dirá ( frml); take a seat — thank you — now, what can I do for you?
    2
    ( Esp) [ Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] (al contestar el teléfono): ¿diga? or ¿dígame? hello?
    B
    decir bien/mal de algn/algo: sus trabajos dicen bien de él his work has created a good impression
    la manera en que se comportó no dice muy bien de él the way he behaved doesn't show him in a very good light o doesn't say very much for him
    1 ( reflexivo) to say to oneself
    se dijo que no lo volvería a hacer he said to himself o he told himself that he wouldn't do it again
    me dije para mis adentros que allí había gato encerrado I said o thought to myself, there's something fishy going on here
    2 ( recíproco) to say to each other
    se decían secretos al oído they were whispering secrets to each other
    se dijeron de todo they called each other every name under the sun
    3 ( enf):
    tú hazme caso que yo sé lo que me digo you listen to me, I know what I'm talking about
    no sé para qué me preguntas, si tú te lo dices todo I don't know why you're asking me, you seem to have all the answers
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    decir 1 sustantivo masculino:
    ¿cientos de personas? — bueno, es un decir hundreds of people? — well, figuratively speaking

    decir 2 ( conjugate decir) verbo transitivo
    1
    a)palabra/frase/poema to say;

    mentira/verdad to tell;
    para ejemplos con complemento indirecto ver división 2

    ¿eso lo dices por mí? are you referring to me?;
    ¡no lo dirás en serio! you can't be serious!;
    dijo que sí con la cabeza he nodded;
    no se dice `andé', se dice `anduve' it isn't `andé', it's `anduve';
    ¡eso no se dice! you mustn't say that!;
    ¿cómo se dice `amor' en ruso? how do you say `love' in Russian?;
    ¿lo encontró? — dice que sí/no did he find it? — he says he did/he didn't
    b)


    2 decirle algo a algn to tell sb sth;
    voy a decirle a papá que … I'm going to tell Dad …;

    ¡ya te lo decía yo! I told you so!
    3
    a) (expresando órdenes, deseos, advertencias):

    ¡porque lo digo yo! because I say so!;

    harás lo que yo diga you'll do as I say;
    dice que llames cuando llegues she says (you are) to phone when you get there;
    dijo que tuviéramos cuidado she said to be careful;
    diles que empiecen tell them to start;
    le dije que no lo hiciera I told him not to do it
    b)


    4
    a) (opinar, pensar) to think;


    ¡quién lo hubiera dicho! who would have thought o believed it?;
    es muy fácil — si tú lo dices … it's very easy — if you say so …
    b) (sugerir, comunicar):


    ¿te dice algo ese nombre? does that name mean anything to you?
    5
    querer decir [palabra/persona] to mean;

    ¿qué quieres decir con eso? what do you mean by that?
    6 ( en locs)

    como quien dice so to speak;
    es decir that is;
    ¡he dicho! that's that o final!;
    ni que decir tiene que … it goes without saying that …;
    ¡no me digas! no!, you're kidding o joking! (colloq);
    por así decirlo so to speak;
    el qué dirán (fam) what other people (might) think;
    ver tb dicho 1
    verbo intransitivo

    papá — dime, hijo dad — yes, son?;

    quería pedirle un favorusted dirá I wanted to ask you a favor — certainly, go ahead
    b) (Esp) ( al contestar el teléfono): ¿diga? or ¿dígame? hello?

    decirse verbo pronominal
    a) ( refl) to say … to oneself

    b) ( recípr) to say …. to each other;


    decir
    I m (dicho, sentencia) saying: es sólo un decir, it's just a manner of speaking
    II verbo transitivo
    1 to say: está diciendo una mentira/la verdad, she's telling a lie/the truth
    no dijo nada, he said nothing
    2 (con complemento indirecto) to tell: no le dije mi opinión, I didn't tell him my opinion
    les dijo que esperaran un rato, she told them to wait for a while
    3 (opinar, afirmar, proponer) ¿qué me dices de mi nuevo corte de pelo?, what do you think of my new haircut?, te digo que es una extravagancia, I think it's quite weird
    yo digo que vayamos a Cuenca, I suggest going to Cuenca
    4 (suscitar interés, una idea) to mean, appeal: ese libro no me dice nada, that book doesn't appeal to me
    ¿le dice algo esta cara?, does this face mean anything to you?
    5 (mostrar, indicar) to say, show: lo que hizo dice mucho en su favor, what he did says a lot for him
    su cara de decepción lo dice todo, his long face says it all
    ♦ Locuciones: Tel Esp diga o dígame, hello?
    digamos, let's say
    digo yo, in my opinion
    el qué dirán, what people will say
    es decir, that is (to say)
    ni que decir tiene, needless to say
    no decir esta boca es mía, not to say a word
    ¡no me digas!, really!
    por así decirlo, as it were o so to speak
    querer decir, to mean
    ¡y que lo digas!, you bet! ➣ Ver nota en mean
    ¿To tell
    o to say?
    Observa que to tell menciona a la persona a la cual va dirigida una frase: Dime tu nombre. Tell me your name. Les dijo que se fueran. He told them to go away.
    Por el contrario, to say se centra en el contenido del mensaje, sin importarnos a quién va dirigido: ¿Qué has dicho? What did you say? Dijo que sí. He said yes. ➣ Ver nota en tell.
    ' decir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - amén
    - amohinarse
    - año
    - apéndice
    - atinar
    - bala
    - barbaridad
    - bastante
    - burrada
    - callar
    - chorrada
    - colmo
    - comenzar
    - confiar
    - cosa
    - declarar
    - delirar
    - descargo
    - despedirse
    - dilucidar
    - disparate
    - entender
    - excusada
    - excusado
    - flexible
    - fluir
    - ir
    - haber
    - hablar
    - holgar
    - honestamente
    - hoy
    - lengua
    - maravilla
    - mu
    - nada
    - obviedad
    - pelagatos
    - pío
    - precisamente
    - puño
    - querer
    - rezar
    - restar
    - rey
    - saciedad
    - señor
    - significar
    - soltar
    English:
    ablaze
    - abuse
    - afraid
    - anything
    - bid
    - bite back
    - blurt out
    - buzz off
    - caller
    - clear off
    - dash off
    - devil
    - dinner
    - distinctly
    - drone
    - enjoy
    - eventual
    - ever
    - few
    - flatter
    - flounder
    - fortune
    - gasp out
    - get
    - get at
    - go
    - go on
    - hand
    - heart
    - hotly
    - i.e.
    - keep in
    - know
    - lip
    - loss
    - mean
    - mention
    - mildly
    - mind
    - miserably
    - mouth
    - move
    - need
    - needless
    - neither
    - no
    - nonsense
    - O
    - occasion
    - oops!
    * * *
    vt
    1. [en general] to say;
    siempre digo lo que pienso I always say what I think;
    es muy callado, nunca dice nada he's very quiet, he never says anything o a word;
    ¿qué dice la etiqueta? what does the label say?;
    no digas tonterías don't talk nonsense;
    no digas tacos delante de los niños don't swear in front of the children;
    lo dijo en broma she meant it as a joke;
    ¿quién te lo ha dicho? who told you that?;
    me da igual lo que diga la gente I don't care what people say;
    al decir esto, se marchó with these words o with that, he left;
    no sabía qué decir I didn't know what to say, I was lost for words;
    decir que sí/no to say yes/no;
    dice que no viene she says (that) she's not coming;
    como dice el refrán,… as the saying goes,…;
    dicen que va a ser un verano muy seco they say it's going to be a very dry summer;
    ¡díjolo Blas, punto redondo! sure, whatever!, yes, sure!;
    donde dije digo, digo Diego: ayer dijiste que me lo dejarías – sí, pero no puedo – ya, donde dije digo, digo Diego yesterday you told me you'd lend it to me – yes, but I can't now – you're always saying one thing one minute and another the next
    2. [contar] to tell;
    se lo voy a decir a la profesora I'm going to tell the teacher;
    no se lo digas a nadie don't breathe a word of it to anyone;
    ¿qué quieres que te diga? what do you want me to say?, what can I say?;
    ya te lo había dicho yo, es demasiado caro I told you it's too expensive;
    decir la verdad to tell the truth;
    decir mentiras to tell lies;
    pregunta si le dejas salir – dile que sí/no she wants to know if she can go out – tell her she can/can't;
    quiere saber si hemos terminado – dile que sí/no he wants to know if we've finished – tell him we have/haven't;
    dile que estoy ocupado tell him I'm busy;
    dígame lo que pasó tell me what happened;
    eso no es lo que me dijo a mí that's not what she told me;
    tengo que hacerte una pregunta – dime I need to ask you a question – go ahead;
    dígame en qué puedo ayudarle what can I do for you?
    3. [ordenar] to tell;
    la ley dice que es obligatorio el uso del casco according to the law, it is compulsory to wear a crash helmet, the law says that it is compulsory to wear a crash helmet;
    decir a alguien que haga algo to tell sb to do sth;
    haz lo que te digan y no protestes do as you're told and don't complain;
    dile que venga tell her to come;
    nos dijeron que nos fuéramos they told us to go away;
    lo vas a hacer porque lo digo yo you'll do it because I say so
    4. [recitar] [de memoria] to recite;
    [leyendo] to read
    5. [revelar] to tell, to show;
    eso lo dice todo that says it all;
    decir mucho (en favor) de to say a lot for;
    sus ropas dicen bastante sobre su situación económica her clothes say a lot about her financial situation;
    su violenta reacción dice mucho sobre su personalidad his violent reaction tells us o reveals a lot about his personality
    6. [llamar] to call;
    me dicen Paco they call me Paco;
    le dicen la carretera de la muerte they call it the road of death
    7. [asegurar] to tell, to assure;
    te digo que ella no está mintiendo I tell you o assure you (that) she isn't lying;
    dice que llegará mañana sin falta she says (that) she'll definitely arrive tomorrow
    8. [en frases]
    a decir verdad, no me apetece nada ir a la boda to tell (you) the truth o to be honest, I don't really feel like going to the wedding;
    como quien no dice nada as if it were nothing;
    olvídalo, como si no hubiera dicho nada forget I ever mentioned it;
    con decirte que me marché a los diez minutos, te puedes imaginar como fue la fiesta if I tell you that I left after ten minutes, you can imagine what the party was like;
    cualquiera diría que no le dan de comer en casa anyone would o you'd think she never gets fed at home;
    decir para sí to say to oneself;
    decir por decir to talk for the sake of talking;
    no te lo tomes en serio, lo dijo por decir don't take it seriously, she didn't really mean it;
    decirle a alguien cuatro verdades to tell sb a few home truths;
    es decir that is, that's to say;
    aracnofobia, es decir miedo a las arañas arachnophobia, that is o that's to say, fear of spiders;
    tengo otra cita – es decir, que no vendrás a la inauguración I've got another engagement – you mean o in other words you're not coming to the opening ceremony;
    encantado de conocerte – lo mismo digo pleased to meet you – likewise;
    tu primer examen estaba muy mal, y lo mismo digo del segundo you did very poorly in your first exam, and the same goes for the second one;
    ni que decir tiene needless to say;
    yo no digo o [m5]no quiero decir nada, pero… it's not for me to say, but…;
    ¿sabías que Santiago se ha casado? – ¡no me digas! did you know that Santiago got married? – no! o never!;
    ¡no me digas que no te gusta! don't tell me you don't like it!;
    el tenis/este cuadro no me dice nada tennis/this picture doesn't do anything for me;
    no hay más que decir that's all there is to it, that's that;
    (o) mejor dicho or rather;
    por más que digas, no le veo nada especial a esta ciudad whatever you say, I don't see what's so special about this city;
    por decirlo así, por así decirlo in other words, so to speak;
    RP Fam
    ¿qué decís? how are you doing?, how are things?;
    preocuparse por el qué dirán to worry about what people will say;
    no está lloviendo mucho que digamos it's not exactly raining hard;
    él no es muy inteligente que digamos he isn't what you'd call intelligent;
    ha sufrido un infarto – ¡qué me dices! she's had a heart attack – no! o surely not!;
    ¡quién lo diría! tan rico y sin embargo tan humilde who would have thought it, such a rich person and yet so humble!;
    tardarán en construirlo cinco años, ¡se dice pronto! they're going to take five years, no less, to build it!;
    yo lo hago en cinco minutos – eso se dice pronto, no sabes lo difícil que es I'll have it done in five minutes – that's easily said, you've no idea how difficult it is;
    si tú lo dices if you say so;
    ¡tú lo has dicho! you said it!;
    Esp
    ¡y que lo digas! you can say that again!;
    y no digamos, Am [m5]ya no se diga, Am [m5] ni se diga to say nothing of;
    no le gusta el pescado y no digamos el pollo she doesn't like fish, to say nothing of chicken
    vi
    como quien dice, como si dijéramos so to speak;
    es, como si dijéramos, una mezcla de danza y teatro it's a sort of mixture of dance and theatre;
    es, como quien dice, el alma de la empresa he is, so to speak, the soul of the company;
    Esp
    ¿diga?, ¿dígame? [al teléfono] hello?;
    Fam
    ¡digo! [¡ya lo creo!] of course!;
    [¡madre mía!] I say!;
    tenemos muchas ganas de ir de vacaciones, y nuestros hijos, no digamos we can't wait to go on holiday, and as for our children…
    * * *
    <part dicho>
    I v/t
    1 say; ( contar) tell;
    decir misa say mass;
    decir que sí say yes;
    decir que no say no;
    se dice que … they say that …, it’s said that …;
    diga lo que diga whatever he says;
    ¿qué quieres que te diga? what do you expect me to say?;
    para sí say to o.s.
    :
    es decir in other words;
    dar que decir set people talking;
    ni que decir tiene (que) it goes without saying (that);
    por así decirlo so to speak;
    ya es decir that’s saying something;
    que ya es decir which is really something;
    es mucho decir that’s saying a lot
    :
    ¡quién hubiera dicho que María se iba casar! who would have thought that Maria would get married!;
    dicho y hecho no sooner said than done;
    mejor dicho or rather;
    dicho sea de paso incidentally;
    está dicho, lo dicho as I have already said
    4
    :
    no es rico, que digamos let’s say he’s not rich;
    ¡no me digas! you’re kidding!;
    ¡dímelo a mí! tell me about it!, you’re telling me!;
    como quien dice so to speak;
    y que lo digas you bet;
    ¿y qué me dices de …? so what do you think of …?;
    usted dirá how can I help you?;
    ya decía yo que iba a acabar mal I knew it would end badly;
    ¡quién lo diría! who would believe it!;
    ¡cualquiera diría que tiene setenta años! who would have thought he was seventy!, you wouldn’t think o believe he was seventy!
    II v/i
    :
    ¡diga!, ¡dígame! Esp
    TELEC hello
    III m saying;
    es un decir it’s just a figure of speech
    * * *
    decir {23} vt
    1) : to say
    dice que no quiere ir: she says she doesn't want to go
    2) : to tell
    dime lo que estás pensando: tell me what you're thinking
    3) : to speak, to talk
    no digas tonterías: don't talk nonsense
    4) : to call
    me dicen Rosy: they call me Rosy
    5)
    es decir : that is to say
    6)
    querer decir : to mean
    * * *
    decir1 n saying
    decir2 vb
    1. (en general) to say [pt. & pp. said]
    ¿qué ha dicho? what did he say?
    ¿cómo se dice "biblioteca" en inglés? how do you say "biblioteca" in English?
    2. (a alguien) to tell [pt. & pp. told]
    4. (llamar) to call
    le dicen "Chapi" people call him "Chapi"
    dime / dígame (en tienda etc) yes?
    es decir that is / that is to say
    ¿diga? / ¿dígame? (por teléfono) hello?

    Spanish-English dictionary > decir

  • 17 denegar

    v.
    1 to turn down, to reject.
    2 to deny, to reject, to gainsay, to refuse.
    Denegaron el permiso They denied permission.
    3 to disallow, to overrule.
    Denegaron la regla nueva They disallowed the new rule.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ REGAR], like link=regar regar
    1 (desestimar) to refuse; (negar) to deny
    \
    denegar una demanda DERECHO to dismiss a claim
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=rechazar) [+ permiso, petición] to refuse; [+ derechos] to deny
    2) (Jur) [+ cargo] to deny
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) <permiso/autorización> to refuse; < petición> to turn down; < recurso> (Der) to refuse
    * * *
    = deny, turn down, overrule, reject, refuse.
    Ex. Borrower records may be marked so that charge-out privileges will be denied except when special permission from the librarian is given.
    Ex. Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex. President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex. Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex. If not, it displays an error message and refuses to allow you start the requested function.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) <permiso/autorización> to refuse; < petición> to turn down; < recurso> (Der) to refuse
    * * *
    = deny, turn down, overrule, reject, refuse.

    Ex: Borrower records may be marked so that charge-out privileges will be denied except when special permission from the librarian is given.

    Ex: Public school, strapped for cash, find offers from advertising revenue hard to turn down.
    Ex: President Eisenhower overruled some of his military commanders in summer 1958, ordering them not to use nuclear weapons against China.
    Ex: Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex: If not, it displays an error message and refuses to allow you start the requested function.

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    denegar [A7 ]
    vt
    ‹permiso/autorización› to refuse
    la solicitud de extradición ha sido denegada the application for an extradition order has been turned down o refused
    le han denegado la libertad condicional he has been refused probation
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    denegar ( conjugate denegar) verbo transitivo (frml) ‹permiso/autorización to refuse;
    petición to turn down;
    recurso› (Der) to refuse
    denegar verbo transitivo to refuse
    Jur denegar una demanda, to dismiss a claim
    ' denegar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    overrule
    - refuse
    - deny
    * * *
    to turn down, to reject;
    le ha sido denegado el visado her visa application has been turned down;
    me han denegado el crédito they turned down my loan application;
    Der
    denegada la protesta objection overruled
    * * *
    v/t refuse
    * * *
    denegar {49} vt
    : to deny, to turn down

    Spanish-English dictionary > denegar

  • 18 depósito1

    1 = depository, repository, reservoir, storehouse, warehouse, storage tank, stack area, storeroom [store-room], storing room, stackroom [stack room, stack-room], tank, depot, stockroom, reservoir, storage facility, storage room, pool.
    Ex. She began her career at Central Missouri State University where she was Head of the Documents depository.
    Ex. Libraries are the repositories of the records produced and they have been aptly described as standing in the same relationship to society as does the memory to the individual.
    Ex. The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex. The first alternative views the library as a storehouse for cultural materials, a reservoir of significant books.
    Ex. Our warehouse shelter a 13 metre high, 60 ton ammonia retort and a 37 metre wingspan airliner.
    Ex. Locate technical reports that discuss the design of storage tanks for hazardous materials.
    Ex. All these issues were successfully addressed by rearranging study, reference, and stack areas and enclosing a small office to create a more vibrant, reference oriented library environment.
    Ex. Mathematical models are presented that describe the diffusion of gaseous pollutants from the air in a storeroom into protective containers and the reaction with the documents lying in them.
    Ex. It is unlikely for libraries in poor countries to set up a special building or storing room and finance its maintenance.
    Ex. The lower level consists of the general workroom, librarian's office, bindery, stackroom, staff restroom, and soundproof listening rooms for students.
    Ex. All air entering the building should be pumped through tanks of water to remove pollutants.
    Ex. The depot buys the books for the schools and passes on to them some of the discount it receives by buying direct from the publishers.
    Ex. Among the causes of damage to archival records, temperature, moisture content, and pollution of the air in stockrooms play an important role.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Tapping a serviceable resevoir: the selection of periodicals for art libraries'.
    Ex. Due to a seasonal demand, when the storage facility is full this product has to be dumped into the quarry using dumpers.
    Ex. All storage rooms where flammable liquids are stored should have restricted access and be properly identified.
    Ex. Forming a pool, the participants share the cataloguing work and receive the contributions from all the others = Formando un fondo común, los participantes comparten el trabajo de catalogación y reciben las aportaciones de los demás.
    ----
    * creación de depósitos de datos = data warehousing.
    * depósito anejo = remote storage.
    * depósito de agua elevado = water tower.
    * depósito de archivo = archival depot, archives depot.
    * depósito de armas = ammunition dump, ammunition compound, ammunition depot, ammo depot.
    * depósito de cadáveres = morgue, mortuary.
    * depósito de datos = data warehouse.
    * depósito de documentos digitales = repository.
    * depósito de documentos electrónicos = repository.
    * depósito de libros = book depot.
    * depósito de muebles = furniture warehouse, furniture repository.
    * depósito de préstamos después de las horas de apertura = after-hours book drop.
    * depósito de recursos electrónicos = electronic repository [e-repository].
    * depósito de reserva = local reserve store, reserve store.
    * depósito de seguridad = storage vault.
    * depósito para el detergente = detergent tank.
    * depósito petrolero = oil reservoir.
    * llenar el depósito = gas up.
    * petición del depósito = stack request.

    Spanish-English dictionary > depósito1

  • 19 desactualizado

    adj.
    1 out of date.
    2 outdated.
    * * *
    * * *
    = out of sync, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], obsolete.
    Ex. The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. To remove obsolete fine records from the online system, there is a programm to find all fines paid before a particular date and to remove them.
    * * *
    = out of sync, out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], obsolete.

    Ex: The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.

    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: To remove obsolete fine records from the online system, there is a programm to find all fines paid before a particular date and to remove them.

    * * *
    out of date

    Spanish-English dictionary > desactualizado

  • 20 desfasado

    adj.
    out of phase, out of place, off-time.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: desfasar.
    * * *
    1→ link=desfasar desfasar
    1 outdated, out of date (persona) old-fashioned, behind the times
    ¡eres un desfasado! you're just not with it!
    * * *
    (f. - desfasada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=anticuado) behind the times
    2) (Téc) out of phase
    3)

    estar desfasado — (Aer) to be suffering from jetlag

    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Fís) out of phase; <mecanismo/ritmo> out of sync; <planes/etapas> out of step
    b) <ideas/persona> old-fashioned
    * * *
    = out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], outmoded, superseded, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], out of sync, overaged, out of touch with + reality, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], stale, long in the tooth.
    Ex. It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.
    Ex. For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex. With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex. Nonetheless, shelves fill up and eventually must be relieved of duplicated, superseded or obsolete books.
    Ex. This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex. Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex. The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.
    Ex. Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex. Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex. The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex. Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex. He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex. So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex. Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex. Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) (Fís) out of phase; <mecanismo/ritmo> out of sync; <planes/etapas> out of step
    b) <ideas/persona> old-fashioned
    * * *
    = out of date [out-of-date], outdated [out-dated], outmoded, superseded, outworn, musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], out of sync, overaged, out of touch with + reality, fossilised [fossilized, -USA], byzantine, moth-eaten, mothy [mothier -comp., mothiest -sup.], stale, long in the tooth.

    Ex: It is for this reason that many special libraries have constructed their own indexing language; they have avoided being tied to a possibly out of date published list.

    Ex: For example, the outdated subject heading 'Female emancipation' could be changed to the newer term 'Women's liberation' with this function.
    Ex: With computerization some libraries took the opportunity to replace outmoded abstracts bulletins with SDI services.
    Ex: Nonetheless, shelves fill up and eventually must be relieved of duplicated, superseded or obsolete books.
    Ex: This advertisement was part of a publicity campaign which was based on a presentation of Europe so outworn as to be almost meaningless.
    Ex: Only if we continuously redefine our goals in accordance with the developments in our societies will we remain dynamic libraries and not turn into musty institutions.
    Ex: The article 'Reading: an activity out of sync' emphasizes the need for the librarian and the teacher to work together to ensure that pupils are taught about a wide range of quality literature titles and authors.
    Ex: Bielefeld University is replacing its overaged mainframe data processing systems in the library.
    Ex: Some librarians seem to be out of touch with reality.
    Ex: The article deals with matters of image and status, professional associations, cultural policies, collections, censorship, outdated infrastructure and fossilised mentalities.
    Ex: Those elderly bureaucrats and their byzantine procedures are cherished by the customers, who tend to be uninterested in the arcane details of 'digital,' and so are relentlessly passé themselves.
    Ex: He said: 'The outer shell of democracy is, no doubt, intact but it appears to be moth-eaten from inside'.
    Ex: So, he cleaned the bird cage from top to bottom and threw out all the mothy bird seed.
    Ex: Does the library continue a stale tradition, or does it interpret social change?.
    Ex: Training would be needed for the reception staff, who all said they were a bit long in the tooth for learning how to use a computer.

    * * *
    1 ( Fís) out of phase
    2 ‹mecanismo/ritmo› out of sync; ‹planes/etapas› out of step
    3 ‹ideas/persona› old-fashioned
    está algo desfasado it's a little behind the times o old-fashioned
    * * *

    Del verbo desfasarse: ( conjugate desfasarse)

    desfasado es:

    el participio

    desfasado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹ideas/persona old-fashioned

    desfasado,-a adjetivo
    1 (objeto, moda, etc) outdated
    2 (persona) old-fashioned, behind the times
    3 Téc out of phase

    ' desfasado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desfasada
    - atrasado
    English:
    time
    - out
    * * *
    desfasado, -a adj
    1. [desincronizado] out of synch o sync
    2. [persona] out of touch;
    [libro, moda] old-fashioned; [ideas] old-fashioned, out of date
    * * *
    adj fig
    old-fashioned
    * * *
    desfasado, -da adj
    1) : out of sync
    2) : out of step, behind the times
    * * *
    desfasado adj out of date

    Spanish-English dictionary > desfasado

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