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specific subject heading

  • 1 abolición

    f.
    1 abolition, ban, abolishment, annulment.
    2 abolition, act of abolishing, ban.
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    1 abolition
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    noun f.
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    femenino abolition
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    = abolition, abrogation, overturning, annulment.
    Ex. In this instance we have also modified chain procedure order to produce the specific subject heading: Slavery - abolition - USA.
    Ex. Considers such factors as the abrogation of the Net Book Agreement and Value Added Tax as threats to the future of bookselling.
    Ex. This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex. The king must have then realised, if he had not already done so, that his efforts to secure an annulment from the pope had run into the sand.
    * * *
    femenino abolition
    * * *
    = abolition, abrogation, overturning, annulment.

    Ex: In this instance we have also modified chain procedure order to produce the specific subject heading: Slavery - abolition - USA.

    Ex: Considers such factors as the abrogation of the Net Book Agreement and Value Added Tax as threats to the future of bookselling.
    Ex: This fight has caused the overturning of the tradition ofprivate ownership of presidential records.
    Ex: The king must have then realised, if he had not already done so, that his efforts to secure an annulment from the pope had run into the sand.

    * * *
    abolition
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    abolición sustantivo femenino
    abolition
    abolición sustantivo femenino abolition
    ' abolición' also found in these entries:
    English:
    abolition
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    abolition
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    f abolition
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    abolición nf, pl - ciones : abolition
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    abolición n abolition

    Spanish-English dictionary > abolición

  • 2 encabezamiento

    m.
    1 heading.
    2 headline, caption, title, heading.
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    1 (gen) heading
    2 (fórmula) form of address
    3 (preámbulo) preamble
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    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=en periódico) headline, caption; (=de carta) heading; (=preámbulo) foreword, preface; (Com) bill head, letterhead
    2) (=registro) roll, register
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    a) ( en carta - saludo) opening; (- dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading
    * * *
    = heading, index entry, index heading, index term, subject statement, entry heading, rubric, category heading.
    Ex. A heading is the initial element of an entry, used as the principal filing element when the entry is arranged in an alphabetical listing.
    Ex. All index entries and references in a PRECIS index are derived from an indexing string.
    Ex. If one word is used out of context as an index heading, plainly it will be difficult to establish the interpretation to be placed on the homograph.
    Ex. This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex. Next, the computer generates a series of entries with a complete subject statement at every entry point.
    Ex. By contrast, in the 1962 BTI three entry headings, with one entry under each, and seven cross reference headings, have to be combed through to find reference from 'HYDROGEN Peroxide, Bleaching, Cotton' to its reverse.
    Ex. And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex. In one library, the director objected to the category heading 'Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender' = En una biblioteca, el director se opuso a que se utilizase la categoría "Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual y Transexual".
    ----
    * área de encabezamiento = header area.
    * asignar un encabezamiento = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading.
    * colocar como primer elemento de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead.
    * construir un encabezamiento = construct + heading.
    * encabezamiento aceptado = uniform heading.
    * encabezamiento adjetival = adjectival heading, adjectival phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético = alphabetical index heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materia = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento autorizado = established heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto = composite heading, compound heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * encabezamiento conceptual = concept heading.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * encabezamiento de autoridad = authority heading.
    * encabezamiento de forma = form heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase conjuntiva = conjunctive phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase preposicional = prepositional phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento demasiado general = much-too-broad heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia controlado = controlled subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de microficha = microfiche header.
    * encabezamiento de nombre = name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre corporativo = corporate name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre personal = personal name heading.
    * encabezamiento de referencia = reference heading.
    * encabezamiento general = class entry.
    * encabezamiento informativo = explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento informativo general = general explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento invertido = inverted heading.
    * encabezamiento no aceptado = unestablished heading.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * encabezamiento obsoleto = dead heading.
    * encabezamiento paralelo = parallel heading.
    * encabezamiento personal uniforme = uniform personal heading.
    * encabezamiento por título = title entry.
    * encabezamiento preciso = coextensive heading.
    * encabezamiento principal = lead term, main entry heading.
    * encabezamiento relacionado = related heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * encabezamientos de nombre y título = name-title headings.
    * encabezamiento secundario = added entry heading.
    * encabezamiento subdividido o con subdivisiones = subdivided heading.
    * encabezamiento temático = topical heading.
    * encabezamiento uniforme = uniform heading.
    * frase como encabezamiento = phrase heading.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de mat = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * normalización de un encabezamiento = establishment of + a uniform heading.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * registro de encabezamientos secundarios = tracing.
    * termino inicial de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead term, main heading.
    * traducción de encabezamientos a través de notaciones bibliográficas = information switching.
    * variante de un encabezamiento = variant heading.
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    a) ( en carta - saludo) opening; (- dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading
    * * *
    = heading, index entry, index heading, index term, subject statement, entry heading, rubric, category heading.

    Ex: A heading is the initial element of an entry, used as the principal filing element when the entry is arranged in an alphabetical listing.

    Ex: All index entries and references in a PRECIS index are derived from an indexing string.
    Ex: If one word is used out of context as an index heading, plainly it will be difficult to establish the interpretation to be placed on the homograph.
    Ex: This access is achieved by organising the tools so that a user may search under a specific access point or heading or index term, for example, subject term, author, name, title, date.
    Ex: Next, the computer generates a series of entries with a complete subject statement at every entry point.
    Ex: By contrast, in the 1962 BTI three entry headings, with one entry under each, and seven cross reference headings, have to be combed through to find reference from 'HYDROGEN Peroxide, Bleaching, Cotton' to its reverse.
    Ex: And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex: In one library, the director objected to the category heading 'Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender' = En una biblioteca, el director se opuso a que se utilizase la categoría "Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual y Transexual".
    * área de encabezamiento = header area.
    * asignar un encabezamiento = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading.
    * colocar como primer elemento de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead.
    * construir un encabezamiento = construct + heading.
    * encabezamiento aceptado = uniform heading.
    * encabezamiento adjetival = adjectival heading, adjectival phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento admitido = approved heading, preferred heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético = alphabetical index heading.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materia = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento autorizado = established heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto = composite heading, compound heading.
    * encabezamiento compuesto de varias palabras = multi-word heading.
    * encabezamiento conceptual = concept heading.
    * encabezamiento de autor = author heading.
    * encabezamiento de autoridad = authority heading.
    * encabezamiento de forma = form heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase conjuntiva = conjunctive phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento de frase preposicional = prepositional phrase heading.
    * encabezamiento demasiado general = much-too-broad heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia controlado = controlled subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de microficha = microfiche header.
    * encabezamiento de nombre = name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre corporativo = corporate name heading.
    * encabezamiento de nombre personal = personal name heading.
    * encabezamiento de referencia = reference heading.
    * encabezamiento general = class entry.
    * encabezamiento informativo = explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento informativo general = general explanatory heading.
    * encabezamiento invertido = inverted heading.
    * encabezamiento no aceptado = unestablished heading.
    * encabezamiento no admitido = non-approved heading.
    * encabezamiento no específico = non-specific heading.
    * encabezamiento obsoleto = dead heading.
    * encabezamiento paralelo = parallel heading.
    * encabezamiento personal uniforme = uniform personal heading.
    * encabezamiento por título = title entry.
    * encabezamiento preciso = coextensive heading.
    * encabezamiento principal = lead term, main entry heading.
    * encabezamiento relacionado = related heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * encabezamientos de nombre y título = name-title headings.
    * encabezamiento secundario = added entry heading.
    * encabezamiento subdividido o con subdivisiones = subdivided heading.
    * encabezamiento temático = topical heading.
    * encabezamiento uniforme = uniform heading.
    * frase como encabezamiento = phrase heading.
    * incluir como registro de encabezamiento secundario = trace.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de mat = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * normalización de un encabezamiento = establishment of + a uniform heading.
    * orden de combinación de encabezamientos = citation order.
    * primera palabra del encabezamiento = entry word.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * registro de encabezamientos secundarios = tracing.
    * termino inicial de un encabezamiento compuesto = lead term, main heading.
    * traducción de encabezamientos a través de notaciones bibliográficas = information switching.
    * variante de un encabezamiento = variant heading.

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    1 (en una cartasaludo) opening, salutation ( frml); (— dirección, fecha) heading
    2 (en una ficha) heading
    3 (de un documento, apartado) heading
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    encabezamiento sustantivo masculino

    (— dirección, fecha) heading
    b) (en ficha, documento) heading

    encabezamiento sustantivo masculino
    1 (de una carta) heading
    (de un periódico) headline
    2 (de una manifestación) head
    ' encabezamiento' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rótulo
    English:
    rubric
    - head
    - heading
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    1. [de carta] opening;
    [de escrito, lista, apartado] heading; [en periódico] headline
    2. [preámbulo] foreword
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    m heading
    * * *
    1) : heading
    2) : salutation, opening
    * * *
    encabezamiento n heading

    Spanish-English dictionary > encabezamiento

  • 3 encabezamiento de materia específico

    Ex. We now make a series of see also references, one step at a time from broader to narrower subjects culminating in specific subject headings.
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    Ex: We now make a series of see also references, one step at a time from broader to narrower subjects culminating in specific subject headings.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encabezamiento de materia específico

  • 4 esclavitud

    f.
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    1 slavery, servitude
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    SF (lit, fig) slavery, servitude, bondage
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    femenino slavery
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    = slavery, chattel slavery, enslavement, bondage.
    Ex. In this instance we have also modified chain procedure order to produce the specific subject heading: slavery - Abolition - USA.
    Ex. The farm family has been crucial to shaping agriculture and rural life in the USA since the abolition of chattel slavery.
    Ex. Technology has both liberated people and brought new forms of enslavement.
    Ex. The story of Cinque becoming a slave trader does not diminish his heroism in saving himself and his compatriots from a life of bondage.
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    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * romper las cadenas de la esclavitud = cast off + Posesivo + chains.
    * * *
    femenino slavery
    * * *
    = slavery, chattel slavery, enslavement, bondage.

    Ex: In this instance we have also modified chain procedure order to produce the specific subject heading: slavery - Abolition - USA.

    Ex: The farm family has been crucial to shaping agriculture and rural life in the USA since the abolition of chattel slavery.
    Ex: Technology has both liberated people and brought new forms of enslavement.
    Ex: The story of Cinque becoming a slave trader does not diminish his heroism in saving himself and his compatriots from a life of bondage.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * romper las cadenas de la esclavitud = cast off + Posesivo + chains.

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    slavery
    * * *

    esclavitud sustantivo femenino
    slavery
    esclavitud sustantivo femenino slavery
    ' esclavitud' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    subsistir
    - servidumbre
    English:
    bondage
    - slavery
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    también Fig slavery
    * * *
    f slavery
    * * *
    : slavery
    * * *
    esclavitud n slavery

    Spanish-English dictionary > esclavitud

  • 5 materia

    f.
    1 matter (sustancia, asunto).
    en materia de on the subject of, concerning
    la legislación en materia de medio ambiente the legislation on the subject of o concerning the environment
    entrar en materia to get down to business
    materia grasa fat content
    materia gris gray matter
    materia orgánica organic matter
    2 material (material).
    materia prima raw material
    3 subject (asignatura).
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    1 (sustancia) matter
    2 (material) material, substance
    3 (asignatura) subject
    4 (asunto) subject, matter
    \
    en materia de... on the subject of...
    entrar en materia to get to the point
    índice de materias table of contents
    materia gris grey matter
    materia prima raw material
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    noun f.
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    SF
    1) (Fís) matter; (=material) material, substance

    materia fecalfaeces pl, feces pl (EEUU)

    materia grisgrey o (EEUU) gray matter

    2) (=tema) subject matter; (Escol) subject

    entrar en materia — to get down to business, get to the point

    materia optativa — (Escol) option, optional subject

    * * *
    1) ( sustancia) matter
    2)
    a) (tema, asunto) subject

    en materia de — as regards, with regard to

    entrar en materia: entremos en materia — let's get straight to the matter in hand o straight down to business

    b) ( material) material
    c) (esp AmL) ( asignatura) subject
    * * *
    = matter, subject, subject term, topic, subject matter, rubric, material, subject discipline.
    Ex. Ranganathan proposed five basic types of facets which may occur in many subject fields: personality, matter, energy, space, time.
    Ex. What is a subject?.
    Ex. In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex. A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex. The librarian generally looks at the book's title, subtitle, preface, contents list, etc, in order to determine the subject matter.
    Ex. And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex. The material in the exhibition is organized into four thematic sections: objects used in daily life, funerary rites, religious items, and works of art.
    Ex. Respondents indicated that they needed to master several subject disciplines and a sizable vocabulary to understand the literature they use.
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    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * acceso por materias = subject access.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * alfabético por materias = alphabetico-subject.
    * aportar materia prima para = provide + grist for + Posesivo + mill.
    * asignación de materias = subject indexing, subject assignment.
    * buscado por materia = subject-traced.
    * buscador por materias = subject gateway.
    * búsqueda por materia = subject searching, topical subject search.
    * búsqueda por materias = subject search, subject query, subject browsing.
    * catalogador de materias = subject cataloguer.
    * catálogo alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject catalogue.
    * catálogo de materias = subject catalogue.
    * catálogo sistemático de materias = classified subject catalogue.
    * clasificación por materia = subject classification.
    * clasificar por materia = subject classify.
    * conocer muy bien la materia = know + Posesivo + stuff.
    * conocimiento sobre una materia = subject knowledge.
    * consulta por materias = subject browsing.
    * control de materias = subject control.
    * cuerpo de estanterías por materia = subject bay.
    * dar materia para la reflexión = provide + food for thought.
    * derechos en materia de procreación = reproductive rights.
    * descriptor de materia = subject descriptor.
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * en materia de = in matters of, as regards, with regard(s) to, regarding, on, concerning, in the field of.
    * entrada alfabética de materia = alphabetical subject entry.
    * entrada de materia = subject entry.
    * especialista en una materia = subject specialist.
    * experto en la materia = subject expert.
    * fichero de materias = descriptor file.
    * fichero ordenado por materias = subject file.
    * identificador de materia = subject label.
    * índice alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject index.
    * índice articulado de materias = articulated subject index.
    * índice de materias = subject index, topical index, subject guide.
    * Indice Permutado de Materias = Permuterm Subject Index.
    * índices de títulos al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type title indexes.
    * Indización Permutada de Materias basada en Postulados (POPSI) = Postulate-based Permuted Subject Indexing (POPSI).
    * indización por materias = subject indexing.
    * información como materia prima, la = information commodity.
    * información sobre la materia = subject data.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * materia asociada = collateral subject.
    * materia compuesta = complex subject, composite subject, compound subject.
    * materia coordinada = coordinate subject.
    * materia de estudio = subject of study.
    * materia específica = subordinate subject, specific subject.
    * materia favorita = pet subject.
    * materia general = superordinate subject, parent subject.
    * materia gris = grey matter [gray matter].
    * materia impresa = printed matter.
    * materia inanimada = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia inorgánica = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia más específica = narrower subject.
    * materia más general = broader subject.
    * materia muerta = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia optativa = option.
    * materia orgánica = organic matter, organic materials.
    * materia preferida = pet subject.
    * materia prima = raw material, staple diet, grist, primary raw material, feedstock.
    * materia principal = main subject.
    * materia representada por un solo descriptor = one-concept subject.
    * materia representada por varios descriptores = multi-concept subject.
    * materia secundaria = fringe subject.
    * materias troncales = core curriculum.
    * materia troncal = core subject.
    * materia viva = living matter.
    * mercado de materias primas, el = commodity market, the.
    * nombre de materia = subject name.
    * número indicador de materia = SIN, Subject Indicator Number.
    * ordenación por materias = subject arrangement.
    * organización de materias = subject organisation.
    * porcentaje de materias servidas = subject fill rate.
    * por materias = subject-based, topically.
    * precios de las materias primas = commodity prices.
    * profano en la materia = non-scholar.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * salud en materia de procreación = reproductive health.
    * ser la materia prima de = be grist to + Posesivo + mill.
    * ser un experto en la materia = know + Posesivo + stuff.
    * subdivisión de materia = subject subdivision.
    * subencabezamiento de materia = subject heading subdivision, topical subheading.
    * terminología usada para las materias = subject terminology.
    * tratamiento alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject approach.
    * * *
    1) ( sustancia) matter
    2)
    a) (tema, asunto) subject

    en materia de — as regards, with regard to

    entrar en materia: entremos en materia — let's get straight to the matter in hand o straight down to business

    b) ( material) material
    c) (esp AmL) ( asignatura) subject
    * * *
    = matter, subject, subject term, topic, subject matter, rubric, material, subject discipline.

    Ex: Ranganathan proposed five basic types of facets which may occur in many subject fields: personality, matter, energy, space, time.

    Ex: What is a subject?.
    Ex: In alphabetical indexing languages, such as are embodied in thesauri and subject headings lists, subject terms are the alphabetical names of the subjects.
    Ex: A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex: The librarian generally looks at the book's title, subtitle, preface, contents list, etc, in order to determine the subject matter.
    Ex: And, as another instance, it's not fair to employ rubrics for ethnic groups that are not their own, preferred names.
    Ex: The material in the exhibition is organized into four thematic sections: objects used in daily life, funerary rites, religious items, and works of art.
    Ex: Respondents indicated that they needed to master several subject disciplines and a sizable vocabulary to understand the literature they use.
    * acceso a la información por la materia = subject approach to information, subject approach.
    * acceso por materias = subject access.
    * al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type.
    * alfabético por materias = alphabetico-subject.
    * aportar materia prima para = provide + grist for + Posesivo + mill.
    * asignación de materias = subject indexing, subject assignment.
    * buscado por materia = subject-traced.
    * buscador por materias = subject gateway.
    * búsqueda por materia = subject searching, topical subject search.
    * búsqueda por materias = subject search, subject query, subject browsing.
    * catalogador de materias = subject cataloguer.
    * catálogo alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject catalogue.
    * catálogo de materias = subject catalogue.
    * catálogo sistemático de materias = classified subject catalogue.
    * clasificación por materia = subject classification.
    * clasificar por materia = subject classify.
    * conocer muy bien la materia = know + Posesivo + stuff.
    * conocimiento sobre una materia = subject knowledge.
    * consulta por materias = subject browsing.
    * control de materias = subject control.
    * cuerpo de estanterías por materia = subject bay.
    * dar materia para la reflexión = provide + food for thought.
    * derechos en materia de procreación = reproductive rights.
    * descriptor de materia = subject descriptor.
    * distribución de una materia en su índice = subject scatter.
    * encabezamiento alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject heading.
    * encabezamiento de materia = subject heading, subject description.
    * encabezamiento de materia específico = specific subject heading.
    * Encabezamientos de Materia de Medicina (MeSH) = Medical Subject Headings (MeSH).
    * en materia de = in matters of, as regards, with regard(s) to, regarding, on, concerning, in the field of.
    * entrada alfabética de materia = alphabetical subject entry.
    * entrada de materia = subject entry.
    * especialista en una materia = subject specialist.
    * experto en la materia = subject expert.
    * fichero de materias = descriptor file.
    * fichero ordenado por materias = subject file.
    * identificador de materia = subject label.
    * índice alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject index.
    * índice articulado de materias = articulated subject index.
    * índice de materias = subject index, topical index, subject guide.
    * Indice Permutado de Materias = Permuterm Subject Index.
    * índices de títulos al estilo de los índices de materia = subject-type title indexes.
    * Indización Permutada de Materias basada en Postulados (POPSI) = Postulate-based Permuted Subject Indexing (POPSI).
    * indización por materias = subject indexing.
    * información como materia prima, la = information commodity.
    * información sobre la materia = subject data.
    * LCSH (Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Biblioteca del Congreso) = LCSH (Library of Congress List of Subject Headings).
    * lista alfabética de encabezamientos de materia = alphabetical list of subject headings.
    * lista de encabezamientos de materia = subject headings list.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materia de la Asociación de Bibliotecas Escolar = SLA List.
    * Lista de Encabezamientos de Materias de Sears = Sears' List of Subject Headings.
    * materia asociada = collateral subject.
    * materia compuesta = complex subject, composite subject, compound subject.
    * materia coordinada = coordinate subject.
    * materia de estudio = subject of study.
    * materia específica = subordinate subject, specific subject.
    * materia favorita = pet subject.
    * materia general = superordinate subject, parent subject.
    * materia gris = grey matter [gray matter].
    * materia impresa = printed matter.
    * materia inanimada = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia inorgánica = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia más específica = narrower subject.
    * materia más general = broader subject.
    * materia muerta = dead matter, inanimate matter.
    * materia optativa = option.
    * materia orgánica = organic matter, organic materials.
    * materia preferida = pet subject.
    * materia prima = raw material, staple diet, grist, primary raw material, feedstock.
    * materia principal = main subject.
    * materia representada por un solo descriptor = one-concept subject.
    * materia representada por varios descriptores = multi-concept subject.
    * materia secundaria = fringe subject.
    * materias troncales = core curriculum.
    * materia troncal = core subject.
    * materia viva = living matter.
    * mercado de materias primas, el = commodity market, the.
    * nombre de materia = subject name.
    * número indicador de materia = SIN, Subject Indicator Number.
    * ordenación por materias = subject arrangement.
    * organización de materias = subject organisation.
    * porcentaje de materias servidas = subject fill rate.
    * por materias = subject-based, topically.
    * precios de las materias primas = commodity prices.
    * profano en la materia = non-scholar.
    * recuperación por materias = subject access, subject retrieval.
    * registro de encabezamiento secundario de materia = subject tracing.
    * salud en materia de procreación = reproductive health.
    * ser la materia prima de = be grist to + Posesivo + mill.
    * ser un experto en la materia = know + Posesivo + stuff.
    * subdivisión de materia = subject subdivision.
    * subencabezamiento de materia = subject heading subdivision, topical subheading.
    * terminología usada para las materias = subject terminology.
    * tratamiento alfabético de materias = alphabetical subject approach.

    * * *
    A (sustancia) matter
    materia orgánica/viva organic/living matter
    Compuestos:
    feces* (pl), fecal* matter
    fat
    gray* matter
    dark matter
    ( Econ, Tec) raw material; ( Fin) commodity
    el mercado de materias primas the commodities market
    B
    1 (tema, asunto) subject
    los libros están ordenados por materias the books are arranged according to subject
    en materia jurídica es un experto he's an expert on legal matters
    en materia de as regards, with regard to
    es un país muy avanzado en materia de sanidad it is a very advanced country in terms of o with regard to o as regards health care
    entrar en materia: entró inmediatamente en materia he went straight into the subject, he got straight to the point
    2 (material) material
    aquí hay materia para hacer un estudio muy completo there is enough material here to do an in-depth study
    3 ( esp AmL) (asignatura) subject
    Compuesto:
    classified information
    * * *

     

    materia sustantivo femenino
    1 ( sustancia) matter;
    materia gris gray( conjugate gray) matter;

    materia prima (Econ, Tec) raw material;

    (Fin) commodity
    2
    a) (tema, asunto) subject;



    materia sustantivo femenino
    1 matter
    materia inorgánica/orgánica, inorganic/organic matter
    materia no contaminante, non-polluting material
    2 (tema) matter, stuff: domina muy bien la materia, she knows her stuff
    es un especialista en la materia, he's an expert on the subject
    3 Educ (asignatura) subject
    ' materia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cartón
    - consistente
    - curso
    - en
    - gris
    - lega
    - lego
    - prima
    - primo
    - revés
    - saber
    - sebo
    - tierra
    - autoridad
    - conocer
    - corromper
    - corrompido
    - corrupción
    - pasta
    - procesar
    - profano
    - reprobar
    English:
    abrasive
    - commodity
    - cut
    - deterioration
    - fluid
    - grey matter
    - ground
    - insulation
    - last
    - material
    - matter
    - of
    - out of
    - raw material
    - rock
    - rubber
    - soft
    - soil
    - strong
    - subject
    - subject matter
    - substitute
    - tarmac
    - wood
    - lay
    - raw
    - subsidiary
    - wastage
    * * *
    1. [sustancia] matter
    Anat materia gris grey matter;
    materia orgánica organic matter;
    Astron materia oscura dark matter
    2. [asunto] matter;
    materia de reflexión food for thought;
    en materia de on the subject of, concerning;
    han llegado a un acuerdo en materia de impuestos they have come to an agreement on o concerning taxation;
    la legislación en materia de medio ambiente the legislation on the subject of o concerning the environment;
    entrar en materia to get down to business
    3. [material] material
    materia prima raw material
    4. [asignatura] subject
    RP Univ materia previa = module that has to be passed in order to do a more advanced module
    * * *
    f
    1 matter
    2 ( material) material
    3 ( tema) subject;
    entrar en materia get on to the subject;
    en materia de as regards
    * * *
    1) : matter
    materia gris: gray matter
    2) : material
    materia prima: raw material
    3) : (academic) subject
    4)
    en materia de : on the subject of, concerning
    * * *
    1. (en general) matter
    2. (asignatura, tema) subject

    Spanish-English dictionary > materia

  • 6 catálogo sistemático alfabético

    (n.) = alphabetico-classed catalogue, alphabetico-classified catalogue
    Ex. An alphabetico-classed catalogue is one in which entries under broad subject headings are arranged in alphabetical order but each broad heading is subdivided into more specific subject divisions which are also alphabetically arranged.
    Ex. We have already seen that there are three traditional types of subject catalogues: the classified, the alphabetico-direct, and the alphabetico-classified.
    * * *
    (n.) = alphabetico-classed catalogue, alphabetico-classified catalogue

    Ex: An alphabetico-classed catalogue is one in which entries under broad subject headings are arranged in alphabetical order but each broad heading is subdivided into more specific subject divisions which are also alphabetically arranged.

    Ex: We have already seen that there are three traditional types of subject catalogues: the classified, the alphabetico-direct, and the alphabetico-classified.

    Spanish-English dictionary > catálogo sistemático alfabético

  • 7 causar

    v.
    1 to cause.
    el accidente le causó graves lesiones he was seriously injured in the accident
    el huracán causó estragos en la costa the hurricane wreaked havoc on the coast
    el terremotó causó dos mil muertos two thousand people died in the earthquake, the earthquake killed two thousand people
    El ácido úrico causa la gota Uric acid causes gout.
    Ella causó que eso ocurriese She caused that to happen.
    2 to be caused to.
    Se nos causó un gran daño A great damage was caused to us.
    * * *
    1 (provocar) to cause, bring about
    2 (proporcionar) to make, give
    * * *
    verb
    2) make
    * * *
    VT [+ problema, consecuencia, víctima] to cause; [+ impresión] to make

    la explosión causó heridas a dos personas — the explosion injured two people, the explosion left two people injured

    causar asombro a algn — to amaze sb

    causar emoción a algn — to move sb

    causar extrañeza a algn — to puzzle sb

    causar risa a algn — to make sb laugh

    * * *
    verbo transitivo <daños/problema/sufrimiento> to cause; < indignación> to cause, arouse; < alarma> to cause, provoke; < placer> to give
    * * *
    = cause, result (in), spark off, inflict, evoke, bring on, bring about, precipitate, give + cause to, give + rise to, give + occasion to.
    Ex. As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex. Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. This article discusses the budget cuts inflicted on Australian libraries.
    Ex. It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex. In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    ----
    * causar ansiedad = cause + anxiety.
    * causar buena impresión = impress, come across.
    * causar confusión = wreak + confusion, cause + confusion.
    * causar conmoción = cause + a ripple.
    * causar consternación = cause + consternation.
    * causar daño = do + harm, be injurious, cause + damage, cause + harm, cause + hurt, bring + harm, inflict + damage.
    * causar daño corporal = cause + injury.
    * causar daño material = cause + material injury.
    * causar daños = cause + erosion.
    * causar desórdenes = riot.
    * causar destrozos = wreak + devastation.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * causar disturbios = riot.
    * causar estragos = wreak + havoc, ravage, run + amok, cause + havoc, create + havoc, play + havoc with.
    * causar graves daños a = bring + ruin to.
    * causar impresión = make + impression.
    * causar molestias = cause + disruption, inconvenience, cause + inconvenience.
    * causar muchas víctimas = take + a toll on life.
    * causar muertos = take + a toll on life.
    * causar pena = cause + hurt.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * causar perjuicio = bring + harm.
    * causar preocupación = evoke + concern, cause + concern.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * causar revuelo = cause + a stir, create + a stir.
    * causar ruina a = bring + ruin to.
    * causarse daño = bring + disaster on.
    * causar sensación = be a sensation, cut + a swath(e), cut + a dash, make + heads turn, make + a big noise, cause + a sensation.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * causar sorpresa = cause + an eyelid to bat.
    * causar una buena primera impresión = make + a good first impression.
    * causar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * causar una impresión = leave + an impression, make + an impression.
    * causar una primera impresión = make + a first impression.
    * causar una reacción = cause + reaction.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * que puede causar detención = arrestable.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <daños/problema/sufrimiento> to cause; < indignación> to cause, arouse; < alarma> to cause, provoke; < placer> to give
    * * *
    = cause, result (in), spark off, inflict, evoke, bring on, bring about, precipitate, give + cause to, give + rise to, give + occasion to.

    Ex: As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.

    Ex: Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: This article discusses the budget cuts inflicted on Australian libraries.
    Ex: It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex: In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * causar ansiedad = cause + anxiety.
    * causar buena impresión = impress, come across.
    * causar confusión = wreak + confusion, cause + confusion.
    * causar conmoción = cause + a ripple.
    * causar consternación = cause + consternation.
    * causar daño = do + harm, be injurious, cause + damage, cause + harm, cause + hurt, bring + harm, inflict + damage.
    * causar daño corporal = cause + injury.
    * causar daño material = cause + material injury.
    * causar daños = cause + erosion.
    * causar desórdenes = riot.
    * causar destrozos = wreak + devastation.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * causar disturbios = riot.
    * causar estragos = wreak + havoc, ravage, run + amok, cause + havoc, create + havoc, play + havoc with.
    * causar graves daños a = bring + ruin to.
    * causar impresión = make + impression.
    * causar molestias = cause + disruption, inconvenience, cause + inconvenience.
    * causar muchas víctimas = take + a toll on life.
    * causar muertos = take + a toll on life.
    * causar pena = cause + hurt.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * causar perjuicio = bring + harm.
    * causar preocupación = evoke + concern, cause + concern.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * causar revuelo = cause + a stir, create + a stir.
    * causar ruina a = bring + ruin to.
    * causarse daño = bring + disaster on.
    * causar sensación = be a sensation, cut + a swath(e), cut + a dash, make + heads turn, make + a big noise, cause + a sensation.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * causar sorpresa = cause + an eyelid to bat.
    * causar una buena primera impresión = make + a good first impression.
    * causar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * causar una impresión = leave + an impression, make + an impression.
    * causar una primera impresión = make + a first impression.
    * causar una reacción = cause + reaction.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * que puede causar detención = arrestable.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.

    * * *
    causar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹daños/problema› to cause; ‹indignación› to cause, arouse
    el incidente causó gran inquietud the incident caused great unease
    verlo así me causa gran tristeza it makes me very sad o it causes me great sadness o it fills me with sadness to see him like that
    me causó muy buena impresión I was very impressed with her, she made a very good impression on me
    este premio me causa gran satisfacción ( frml); I am delighted to receive this prize
    me causó mucha gracia que dijera eso I thought it was o I found it very funny that she should say that
    * * *

     

    causar ( conjugate causar) verbo transitivodaños/problema/sufrimiento to cause;
    indignación to cause, arouse;
    alarma to cause, provoke;
    placer to give;

    me causó muy buena impresión I was very impressed with her
    causar verbo transitivo to cause, bring about: el desaliño causa mala impresión, untidiness makes a bad impression
    le causó buena impresión, he was very impressed by him
    me causó mucha alegría, it made me very happy

    ' causar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    admirar
    - alborotar
    - caer
    - cobrarse
    - dar
    - darse
    - deslumbrar
    - determinar
    - embarazar
    - embriagar
    - emocionar
    - encandilar
    - engordar
    - espantar
    - estragos
    - estropear
    - fastidiar
    - hacer
    - ilusionar
    - impresión
    - impresionar
    - incomodar
    - meter
    - molestar
    - molestia
    - montar
    - obrar
    - parecer
    - pesar
    - plantear
    - producir
    - provocar
    - repeler
    - repercutir
    - revolver
    - salar
    - sembrar
    - traer
    - trastornar
    - turbar
    - furor
    - motivar
    - propiciar
    - saber
    English:
    bother
    - cause
    - derive
    - foul up
    - impression
    - inflict
    - painlessly
    - riot
    - sensation
    - set
    - start
    - trouble
    - wreak
    - fire
    - mischief
    - rise
    * * *
    causar vt
    [daños, problemas] to cause; [placer, satisfacción] to give;
    el huracán causó estragos en la costa the hurricane wreaked havoc on the coast;
    el terremoto causó dos mil muertos two thousand people died in the earthquake, the earthquake killed two thousand people;
    el accidente le causó graves lesiones he was seriously injured in the accident;
    causar (una) buena/mala impresión to make a good/bad impression;
    me causa mucha felicidad saber que se hayan reconciliado it makes me very happy to know they've made up with one another;
    esta crema a veces causa una sensación de picor this cream sometimes causes an itching sensation
    * * *
    v/t daño cause; placer provide, give
    * * *
    causar vt
    1) : to cause
    2) : to provoke, to arouse
    eso me causa gracia: that strikes me as being funny
    * * *
    causar vb
    1. (provocar) to cause
    2. (proporcionar) to make

    Spanish-English dictionary > causar

  • 8 comentario crítico

    (n.) = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary
    Ex. The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. Quality in reviewing can be variable, but ARBA has a good record for providing critical comments when indicated and does not hesitate to make comparisons with similar tools.
    Ex. This is a critical commentary on a paper by Maurice Line regarding external factors which affect technological innovations in publishing.
    * * *
    (n.) = criticism, critique, critical comment, critical commentary

    Ex: The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.

    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex: Quality in reviewing can be variable, but ARBA has a good record for providing critical comments when indicated and does not hesitate to make comparisons with similar tools.
    Ex: This is a critical commentary on a paper by Maurice Line regarding external factors which affect technological innovations in publishing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > comentario crítico

  • 9 crítica

    f.
    1 criticism, unfavorable commentary, unfavorable remark.
    2 critique, criticism, reviewal, review.
    3 criticizing, carping, rap, criticism.
    * * *
    1 (juicio, censura) criticism
    2 (prensa) review, write-up
    \
    hacer críticas to criticize
    ser dado,-a a las críticas to be very critical
    tener buena crítica to get good reviews
    crítica teatral theatre (US theater) column
    * * *
    1. f., (m. - crítico) 2. noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=censura) criticism

    recibir duras críticas — to be severely criticized, come in for severe criticism

    lanzó duras críticas contra el Gobierno — he levelled fierce criticism at the Government, he launched a fierce attack on the Government

    2) [en periódico, revista] review; (=ensayo, libro) critique
    3)

    la crítica(=los críticos) the critics pl

    4) (=actividad) criticism; (=chismes) gossip
    crítico
    * * *
    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
    * * *
    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.
    Ex. The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.
    Ex. The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex. The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex. A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex. The article 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex. Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex. This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    Ex. This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex. Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex. He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex. If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
    ----
    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * * *
    1) (ataque, censura) criticism

    ha sido objeto de numerosas críticasshe has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism

    2) (Art, Espec, Lit)
    a) ( reseña) review; ( ensayo) critique
    b)

    la crítica — ( los críticos) the critics (pl)

    c) ( actividad) criticism
    * * *
    = attack, criticism, critique, review, censure, reproach, rap, stricture, reproof, flak [flack], castigation, sniping, reproval, write-up.

    Ex: The incentive to make library services more relevant to the community became increasingly urgent from the mid-seventies as the attacks on local government finance gathered momentum.

    Ex: The main criticism of the notation that has been voiced in that the notation for more specific subjects can be extremely long.
    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex: The review is supported by a complete list of LIPs completed or in progess at Aug 88, followed by references to their reports.
    Ex: The author also outlines a system for microfilming and destroying documents to escape judicial censure.
    Ex: A standing reproach to all librarians is the non-user.
    Ex: The article 'Why do academic libraries get such a bad rap?' considers the reasons why the roles of librarians and libraries in academic institutions should be so poorly understood.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Political and administrative strictures on the National Libraries Authority proposal'.
    Ex: Reproof should have a debilitating effect upon performance while praise should result in a somewhat higher increase in performance.
    Ex: This is the latest news organization to get flak for banning unapproved links to its Web site.
    Ex: This unremitting castigation of the Nazi masks both the historical complicity of the United States with Nazi crimes and our own racist and genocidal histories.
    Ex: Some folks in the commercial world enjoy all the internal get-ahead mutual sniping and jealous backbiting and ambitious politicking that goes on in it.
    Ex: He received a two-year suspension for violating the conditions of a public reproval and being convicted of two drunk driving.
    Ex: If you read some of their write-ups, you can be sure that their endgame is to give a part of this country to Tamils.
    * crítica cinematográfica = film review, cinematic criticism, film criticism.
    * crítica constante = nagging.
    * crítica constructiva = constructive criticism.
    * crítica de cine = film review.
    * crítica de música = music review.
    * crítica de película = film review.
    * crítica feroz = hatchet job.
    * crítica literaria = literary review, literary criticism.
    * crítica mordaz = hatchet job.
    * crítica muy favorable = rave review.
    * críticas = backbiting.
    * crítica social = social commentary.
    * desbaratar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * dirigir una crítica hacia = level + criticism at.
    * hacer crítica = find + fault with.
    * hacer una crítica = formulate + criticism, offer + criticism, air + criticism, critique, raise + criticism.
    * hacer un crítica a = level + criticism at.
    * invalidar las críticas = disarm + criticism.
    * levantar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * por encima de toda crítica = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * realizar una crítica = raise + criticism.
    * recibir críticas muy favorables = receive + rave reviews.
    * recibir duras críticas = take + a pounding, take + a beating.
    * ser digno de crítica = merit + a critical eye.
    * ser el blanco de las críticas = come under + fire.
    * ser objeto de crítica = attract + criticism, come in + for criticism, be under criticism, be subjected to + criticism, be (the) subject of/to criticism, take + heat.
    * silenciar las críticas = silence + criticism.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.

    * * *
    A
    (ataque): ha sido recientemente objeto de numerosas críticas she has come in for o been the object of a lot of criticism recently
    dirigió duras críticas contra el obispo he launched a fierce attack on o leveled fierce criticism at the bishop, he strongly attacked the bishop
    B ( Art, Espec, Lit)
    1 (reseña) review; (ensayo) critique
    la película ha recibido muy buenas críticas the movie has had very good reviews o ( colloq) write-ups
    2
    la crítica (los críticos) the critics (pl)
    su obra ha recibido los elogios de la crítica internacional her work has been well received by critics worldwide
    3 (actividad) criticism
    Compuesto:
    literary criticism
    * * *

     

    Del verbo criticar: ( conjugate criticar)

    critica es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    criticar    
    crítica
    criticar ( conjugate criticar) verbo transitivo

    b) (Art, Espec, Lit) ‹libro/película to review

    verbo intransitivo
    to gossip, backbite
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    a) (ataque, censura) criticism;



    ( ensayo) critique;

    la crítica ( los críticos) the critics (pl);
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    criticar
    I verbo transitivo to criticize
    II verbo intransitivo (murmurar) to gossip
    crítico,-a
    I adjetivo critical
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino critic
    crítica sustantivo femenino
    1 (censura) criticism
    2 Prensa review: esta película tiene muy mala crítica, this film has got very bad reviews
    3 (los críticos profesionales) critics
    ' crítica' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ámbito
    - delgada
    - delgado
    - denuncia
    - denunciar
    - feroz
    - radical
    - severa
    - severo
    - trance
    - bueno
    - demoledor
    - despiadado
    - hacer
    - inoportuno
    - lanzar
    - mordaz
    - murmurar
    - pecho
    English:
    acclaim
    - accurate
    - book review
    - butt
    - chorus
    - criticism
    - damning
    - faultfinding
    - impervious
    - implicit
    - indictment
    - mild
    - open
    - pass
    - rave
    - reflection
    - review
    - sensitive
    - temper
    - uncalled-for
    - unfair
    - unfavorable
    - unfavourable
    - veiled
    - critically
    - touch
    - write
    * * *
    1. [juicio, análisis] review;
    esa novela ha recibido muy buenas críticas that novel has had very good reviews
    crítica cinematográfica film o movie criticism;
    crítica literaria literary criticism
    2. [conjunto de críticos]
    la crítica the critics
    3. [ataque] criticism;
    le han llovido muchas críticas he has received a barrage of criticism;
    lanzó duras críticas contra el proyecto she severely criticized the project
    * * *
    f criticism;
    muchas críticas a lot of criticism
    I adj critical
    II m, crítica f critic
    * * *
    1) : criticism
    2) : review, critique
    * * *
    1. (juicio, censura) criticism
    2. (reseña) review
    3. (críticos) critics

    Spanish-English dictionary > crítica

  • 10 dar lugar a

    to give rise to
    * * *
    (v.) = cause, generate, give + rise to, mean, result (in), leave + room for, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to
    Ex. As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex. Human indexers sometimes make inappropriate judgements, misinterpret ideas, have lapses of memory or concentration, and generate omissions and inconsistencies in their indexing.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
    Ex. Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex. Pavements is included in the American sense; as Sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. At each of these levels, entry of a 'd' for detail and a line number leads to display of the information about the item chosen.
    Ex. As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex. Thus Cutter opens the door to compounds and phrases of all kinds -- so long as they are 'nameable' -- and also opens the door to inversion, but gives no rule for this.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * * *
    (v.) = cause, generate, give + rise to, mean, result (in), leave + room for, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to

    Ex: As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.

    Ex: Human indexers sometimes make inappropriate judgements, misinterpret ideas, have lapses of memory or concentration, and generate omissions and inconsistencies in their indexing.
    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
    Ex: Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex: Pavements is included in the American sense; as Sidewalks does not rate a mention at all, this could leave room for ambiguity.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: At each of these levels, entry of a 'd' for detail and a line number leads to display of the information about the item chosen.
    Ex: As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex: Thus Cutter opens the door to compounds and phrases of all kinds -- so long as they are 'nameable' -- and also opens the door to inversion, but gives no rule for this.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar lugar a

  • 11 inmediatamente

    adv.
    immediately, at once.
    * * *
    1 immediately
    * * *
    adv.
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=al momento) immediately, at once
    2)
    * * *
    = at once, forthwith, immediately, right away, instantly, straight away, right off, straight off, as a matter of urgency, on the double, thereupon [thereon], promptly, at the drop of a hat.
    Ex. You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
    Ex. They whispered to each other across Benefield's desk, and forthwith approached O'Brien.
    Ex. The uniform heading area of the reference entry may be inserted in the authority entry immediately following the information note.
    Ex. Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex. Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex. When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex. She began, right off, without a greeting.
    Ex. There is no technical reason why systems should not be designed so that people can plug in a new sound card, a modem, a graphics card, a CD-ROM drive or even a new processor, and have it work straight off with as little ado as changing a light bulb.
    Ex. Piracy should be tackled as a matter of urgency.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex. Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
    Ex. Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex. Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
    ----
    * inmediatamente después = thereupon [thereon].
    * inmediatamente después de = fast on the heels of, on the heels of, on the coattails of.
    * seguir inmediamente a = come on + the heels of.
    * seguir inmediatamente = fast on the heels of, on the heels of.
    * * *
    = at once, forthwith, immediately, right away, instantly, straight away, right off, straight off, as a matter of urgency, on the double, thereupon [thereon], promptly, at the drop of a hat.

    Ex: You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.

    Ex: They whispered to each other across Benefield's desk, and forthwith approached O'Brien.
    Ex: The uniform heading area of the reference entry may be inserted in the authority entry immediately following the information note.
    Ex: Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex: Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex: When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex: She began, right off, without a greeting.
    Ex: There is no technical reason why systems should not be designed so that people can plug in a new sound card, a modem, a graphics card, a CD-ROM drive or even a new processor, and have it work straight off with as little ado as changing a light bulb.
    Ex: Piracy should be tackled as a matter of urgency.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex: Thereupon he rallied, and with an air of accepting the inevitable turned into the library parking lot and went to his office.
    Ex: Significantly, however, Panizzi's rules did not prove as viable as did his ideology, and they were promptly and materially changed and recast by his most ardent admirers and followers.
    Ex: Sometimes these tantrums start at the drop of a hat for often no apparent reason other than the fact that he's 2 years old.
    * inmediatamente después = thereupon [thereon].
    * inmediatamente después de = fast on the heels of, on the heels of, on the coattails of.
    * seguir inmediamente a = come on + the heels of.
    * seguir inmediatamente = fast on the heels of, on the heels of.

    * * *
    immediately
    salgan de aquí inmediatamente get out of here immediately o at once o right away o ( BrE) straightaway!
    inmediatamente después del puente straight o immediately after the bridge
    * * *

    inmediatamente adverbio
    immediately
    inmediatamente adverbio immediately, at once
    ' inmediatamente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conminar
    - instar
    - recoger
    - robo
    - ya
    - ahora
    - ahorita
    English:
    agree
    - chaser
    - hat
    - immediately
    - in-laws
    - instantly
    - minute
    - right
    - straightaway
    - directly
    - forthwith
    - move
    - now
    - once
    - straight
    - wonder
    * * *
    1. [en el tiempo] immediately, at once;
    inmediatamente después del accidente immediately after the accident;
    ¡ven aquí inmediatamente! come here immediately o at once!;
    inmediatamente de conocido el resultado, se marchó a su casa as soon as she found out the result, she went home
    2. [en el espacio]
    estaba sentada inmediatamente a su lado she was sitting right beside him;
    mi casa está inmediatamente después del cruce my house is immediately o just after the crossroads
    * * *
    adv immediately
    * * *
    enseguida: immediately
    * * *
    inmediatamente adv immediately / instantly

    Spanish-English dictionary > inmediatamente

  • 12 a la larga

    in the long run
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by
    Ex. For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex. This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex. Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex. Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex. The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex. But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex. In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex. Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex. By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously.
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by

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

    Ex: This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex: This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex: Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex: Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex: The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex: But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex: In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex: Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex: By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a
    strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously
    .

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la larga

  • 13 a tenor de

    according to
    * * *
    = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of
    Ex. This is essentially the traditional enterprise of cataloguing theory, but it is explored in light of current standards and developments.
    Ex. In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
    Ex. In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    * * *
    = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of

    Ex: This is essentially the traditional enterprise of cataloguing theory, but it is explored in light of current standards and developments.

    Ex: In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
    Ex: In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.
    Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a tenor de

  • 14 abultado

    adj.
    1 bulky, bulging, bossy, bulgy.
    2 bosselated.
    m.
    textured rendering.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abultar.
    * * *
    1→ link=abultar abultar
    1 bulky, big
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=voluminoso) bulky, unwieldy; [labios, libro] thick; (Med) swollen
    2) (=exagerado) exaggerated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <ojos/vientre> bulging; < labios> thick; < cartera> bulging
    b) ( abundante) <deuda/suma> enormous, huge; < porción> generous

    una derrota abultada — (period) a crushing defeat

    c) ( exagerado) <cifra/cantidad> inflated
    * * *
    = unwieldy, lumpy [lumpier -comp., lumpiest -sup.], swollen, bulging, turgid.
    Ex. It is well-established practice to ignore initial articles when they occur as the initial word of a title or subject heading, so that unwieldy sequences do not evolve under such words.
    Ex. Between 9 and 12 months, lumpy or chopped foods, such as vegetables, meats, or cottage cheese, may be introduced.
    Ex. As Feng swept by with an almost inaudible 'Good morning, Jeanne' escaping from her lips, Leforte thought she detected the tell-tale indications of crying on her face -- the red, swollen eyes, the puffiness.
    Ex. Ladies bemoan their fat tummies, wobbly thighs, bulging hips and flabby thighs.
    Ex. I recently found out that ' turgid,' which actually means 'swollen' and that I was confusing it with 'turbid,' a word I've never heard.
    ----
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <ojos/vientre> bulging; < labios> thick; < cartera> bulging
    b) ( abundante) <deuda/suma> enormous, huge; < porción> generous

    una derrota abultada — (period) a crushing defeat

    c) ( exagerado) <cifra/cantidad> inflated
    * * *
    = unwieldy, lumpy [lumpier -comp., lumpiest -sup.], swollen, bulging, turgid.

    Ex: It is well-established practice to ignore initial articles when they occur as the initial word of a title or subject heading, so that unwieldy sequences do not evolve under such words.

    Ex: Between 9 and 12 months, lumpy or chopped foods, such as vegetables, meats, or cottage cheese, may be introduced.
    Ex: As Feng swept by with an almost inaudible 'Good morning, Jeanne' escaping from her lips, Leforte thought she detected the tell-tale indications of crying on her face -- the red, swollen eyes, the puffiness.
    Ex: Ladies bemoan their fat tummies, wobbly thighs, bulging hips and flabby thighs.
    Ex: I recently found out that ' turgid,' which actually means 'swollen' and that I was confusing it with 'turbid,' a word I've never heard.
    * cada vez más abultado = swelling.

    * * *
    1 ‹ojos/vientre› bulging; ‹labios› thick; ‹cartera› bulging; ‹libro› thick
    2 (abundante) ‹deuda/suma› enormous, huge
    su abultada ficha personal his extensive record
    una derrota abultada ( period); a crushing defeat
    3 (exagerado) ‹cifra/cantidad› inflated
    * * *

    Del verbo abultar: ( conjugate abultar)

    abultado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    abultado    
    abultar
    abultado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a)ojos/vientre bulging;

    labios thick;
    cartera bulging
    b) ( abundante) ‹deuda/suma enormous, huge

    c) ( exagerado) ‹cifra/cantidad inflated

    abultar ( conjugate abultar) verbo intransitivo


    verbo transitivo ‹cifras/resultados to inflate
    abultado,-a adjetivo bulky, big
    abultar
    I verbo intransitivo to be bulky: este sillón abulta mucho, this armchair takes up a lot of room
    II vtr (una cifra, una noticia) to exaggerate
    ' abultado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abultada
    * * *
    abultado, -a adj
    1. [paquete] bulky;
    [labios] thick; [frente] prominent;
    2. [beneficios, factura] sizeable;
    ganaron por una abultada mayoría they won by a large majority;
    sufrieron una abultada derrota they suffered a heavy defeat
    * * *
    adj
    1 bulging
    2 derrota heavy
    * * *
    abultado, -da adj
    : bulging, bulky

    Spanish-English dictionary > abultado

  • 15 al final

    adv.
    at the end, ultimately, in the issue.
    * * *
    in the end
    * * *
    = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day
    Ex. This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex. Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex. In the final count, the method of delivery of the data is less important than the quality of information.
    Ex. The gap between God's finger and Adam's in Michelangelo's Creation of Adam (Vatican, Sistine Chapel) reflects Adam's terminally imperfect state.
    Ex. Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex. At the end of the day, the greatest need for the foreseeable future remains space for books and ordinary readers.
    * * *
    al final(de)

    Ex: A summary at the end of a document is intended to complete the orientation of the reader, and to identify the significant ideas for the reader to remember.

    = in the end, eventually, in the final count, terminally, ultimately, at the end of the day

    Ex: This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.

    Ex: Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex: In the final count, the method of delivery of the data is less important than the quality of information.
    Ex: The gap between God's finger and Adam's in Michelangelo's Creation of Adam (Vatican, Sistine Chapel) reflects Adam's terminally imperfect state.
    Ex: Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex: At the end of the day, the greatest need for the foreseeable future remains space for books and ordinary readers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al final

  • 16 al instante

    adv.
    instantly, right away, at once, immediately.
    * * *
    instantly, immediately
    * * *
    immediately, at once
    * * *
    = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once
    Ex. Command interpreters work in the same way as a simultaneous interpreter in a meeting, translating ' on-the-fly'.
    Ex. Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex. Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.
    Ex. When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex. In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex. What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex. Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex. While-you-wait copying facilities are available in a number of reading rooms.
    Ex. Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex. You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.
    * * *
    = on-the-fly, instantly, on the spot, straight away, on the double, in no time at all, in next to no time, in no time, while-you-wait [while-u-wait], right away, at once

    Ex: Command interpreters work in the same way as a simultaneous interpreter in a meeting, translating ' on-the-fly'.

    Ex: Union catalogues are an important element in interlibrary lending by locating instantly requested documents.
    Ex: Libraries should be the first point of contact for people in need and should be capable, like the General Practitioner in medicine, of dealing with 75% of cases on the spot.
    Ex: When he arrived back at the media center, Anthony Datto whisked straight away into his glass-enclosed office, to the right of the entrance.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    Ex: In no time at all, the printing revolution also changed institutions, including the educational system.
    Ex: What we call the universe, in short, came from almost nowhere in next to no time.
    Ex: Follow each of these tips, and you'll be on the road to success in no time.
    Ex: While-you-wait copying facilities are available in a number of reading rooms.
    Ex: Forms that are required right away are printed immediately.
    Ex: You say that this A/Z index entry will direct him at once to the specific subject he is looking for.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al instante

  • 17 ante2

    2 = before, in the face of, vis à vis, in the presence of, in view of, facing.
    Ex. The hearings before the Royal Commission, including among the witnesses some of the most prominent librarians and scholars of that day, extended from 1847 to 1849.
    Ex. In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
    Ex. The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex. Errors in colleagues' work should be brought to their attention tactfully and not in the presence of others = A los compañeros se les debería hacer ver sus errores discretamente y no en presencia de otros.
    Ex. In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
    Ex. Under the Highway Safety Code, cyclists must ride on the street, facing traffic.
    ----
    * ante cualquier adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * ante la adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
    * ante la ley = at law.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * ante la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
    * ante la presión de = in the crush to.
    * ante + Posesivo + propios ojos = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes, before + Posesivo + very eyes.
    * ante-sala = lobby.
    * ante todo = first and foremost, before anything else, more than anything else, first of all, above all, above all things.
    * estar ante = be faced with.
    * representación ante el juzgado = representation at tribunal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ante2

  • 18 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

  • 19 antipatía

    f.
    intense dislike, antipathy, ill will, antagonism.
    * * *
    1 antipathy, dislike, aversion
    \
    coger antipatía a alguien to take a dislike to somebody
    tener antipatía a alguien to dislike somebody
    * * *
    noun f.
    antipathy, dislike
    * * *
    SF (=sentimiento) antipathy ( hacia towards) ( entre between); dislike ( hacia for)
    (=actitud) unfriendliness ( hacia towards)
    * * *
    femenino dislike, antipathy

    tomarle antipatía a algo/alguien — to take a dislike to something/somebody

    * * *
    = antipathy, nastiness, unapproachability, unfriendliness.
    Ex. Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.
    Ex. He began swearing and saying 'I don't know what you're on about, whatever we do, it's wrong!' and of course I answered his nastiness back.
    Ex. Social distance, the aloofness and unapproachability of persons of different social strata, is both a symbol of class standing.
    Ex. The article 'User unfriendliness' describes how in the UK and Netherlands outbreaks of violence and attacks on staff in libraries have led librarians to consider methods of tackling the situation.
    * * *
    femenino dislike, antipathy

    tomarle antipatía a algo/alguien — to take a dislike to something/somebody

    * * *
    = antipathy, nastiness, unapproachability, unfriendliness.

    Ex: Of particular note is his classic monograph 'Prejudices and Antipathies', published by Scarecrow Press, a critique of LC entry and subject heading practices.

    Ex: He began swearing and saying 'I don't know what you're on about, whatever we do, it's wrong!' and of course I answered his nastiness back.
    Ex: Social distance, the aloofness and unapproachability of persons of different social strata, is both a symbol of class standing.
    Ex: The article 'User unfriendliness' describes how in the UK and Netherlands outbreaks of violence and attacks on staff in libraries have led librarians to consider methods of tackling the situation.

    * * *
    dislike, antipathy
    le ha cogido una gran antipatía al trabajo he's taken a great dislike to his work
    * * *

    antipatía sustantivo femenino
    dislike, antipathy;
    tomarle antipatía a algo/algn to take a dislike to sth/sb

    antipatía sustantivo femenino antipathy, dislike: le tengo antipatía a su novia, I don't like his girlfriend

    ' antipatía' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    horror
    - manía
    - rabia
    English:
    alienate
    - antipathy
    - dislike
    - unpleasantness
    - intensely
    * * *
    dislike;
    * * *
    f antipathy, dislike
    * * *
    : aversion, dislike

    Spanish-English dictionary > antipatía

  • 20 asignar un encabezamiento

    (v.) = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading
    Ex. A particular subject heading may be assigned to several books which discuss the same subject.
    Ex. In certain cases the cataloguing agency responsible for the authority entry may establish one or more alternate forms of the uniform heading which are recognized as having parallel or equal status.
    Ex. Each file will be labelled with a heading which corresponds with the material to be organised.
    * * *
    (v.) = assign + heading, establish + heading, label with + a heading

    Ex: A particular subject heading may be assigned to several books which discuss the same subject.

    Ex: In certain cases the cataloguing agency responsible for the authority entry may establish one or more alternate forms of the uniform heading which are recognized as having parallel or equal status.
    Ex: Each file will be labelled with a heading which corresponds with the material to be organised.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asignar un encabezamiento

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