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stunning result

  • 1 resultado

    m.
    1 result.
    dar resultado to work (out), to have the desired effect
    dar buenos resultados to work well
    2 answer, solution.
    3 by-product, knock-on effect.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: resultar.
    * * *
    1 result (consecuencia) outcome
    \
    dar buen resultado to work well, turn out to be good, give results 2 (prenda) to wear well
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) outcome, result
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    SM
    1) (=dato resultante) [de elecciones, examen, competición, investigación] result; [de partido] score, result
    2) (=efecto) result

    dar resultado[plan, método] to succeed, be successful; [tratamiento] to produce results

    3) (Mat) result
    * * *
    1) (de examen, análisis) result; (Mat) result
    2) (consecuencia, efecto) result

    los resultados de sus accionesthe outcome o consequences of his actions

    eran baratos, pero me han dado un resultado buenísimo — they were cheap but they've turned out to be very good

    intentó convencerlo, pero sin resultado — she tried to persuade him, but without success o to no avail

    * * *
    = finding, net result, outcome, output, result, outgrowth, upshot, culmination, spillover, after effect [after-effect].
    Ex. An informative abstract presents a clear condensation of the essential arguments and findings of the original.
    Ex. The net result has been the automation of certain clerical activities ancillary to cataloging, without actual inclusion of the entire cataloging process, or the catalog itself, as part of the total system.
    Ex. One of the outcomes of entry under title has been the proliferation of serials titles.
    Ex. The output from a post-co-ordinate index depends both on the input to the system, and the physical nature of the store.
    Ex. Plainly such representative sections may not be present in many documents, but sometimes an extract from the results, conclusions or recommendations of a document may serve to identify the key issues covered by the entire document.
    Ex. The founders of the public library considered the library to be the outgrowth of the public education movement and an agency for postgraduate public education.
    Ex. The upshot has been that author-prepared abstracts vary considerably in quality.
    Ex. AACR2 was the culmination of decades of effort to bring uniformity to cataloguing practice in the English-speaking world.
    Ex. A third major trend that is a spillover from the 1980s is the proliferation of microcomputers in all sectors of society.
    Ex. This paper explains how the after effects of flooding on library walls and shelving were dealt with by means of humidifiers and fans.
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    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * como resultado = in consequence, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * como resultado (de) = as a consequence (of).
    * con tan buenos resultados = to such good effect.
    * corroborar un resultado = corroborate + conclusion.
    * dar como resultado = add up to, result (in), lead to.
    * dar resultado = be successful, give + result, work, pay off, be a success, pay.
    * dar resultados = produce + results.
    * dirigido a obtener resultados = results-oriented.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * esbozar resultados = outline + results.
    * evaluación por resultados obtenidos = outcomes assessment.
    * evaluar los resultados = assess + results.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * hacer que se produzca un resultado = bring about + result.
    * indicador de resultados = outcome indicator.
    * informe del resultado de una investigación = research report.
    * informe de resultados = report of findings.
    * lograr un resultado = achieve + result.
    * mostrar los resultados = display + results.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * obtener resultado = obtain + result.
    * obtener resultados = get + things done.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * presentar resultados = report + findings, report + results.
    * producir resultado = yield + result.
    * producir resultados = produce + results, bring + results.
    * resultado adicional = by-product [byproduct].
    * resultado de = resulting from, born of.
    * resultado de aprendizaje = learning outcome.
    * resultado de la búsqueda = posting, search output, search result, searching result.
    * resultado deportivo = sports score.
    * resultado de una búsqueda = set.
    * resultado de un partido = score.
    * resultado de un sondeo = canvass.
    * resultado de un test = test score.
    * resultado favorable = favourable outcome.
    * resultado final = end result, net effect.
    * resultado + hacer público = result + be declared.
    * resultado impreso = print output.
    * resultado imprevisto = unintended result.
    * resultado indirecto = spinoff [spin-off].
    * resultado inevitable = foregone conclusion.
    * resultado intermedio = intermediate result.
    * resultado negativo = negative result.
    * resultado obtenido = obtained result.
    * resultado obvio = foregone conclusion.
    * resultado ordenado jerárquicamente = ranked output.
    * resultado positivo = positive result.
    * resultados + corroborar = results + corroborate, findings + corroborate.
    * resultados + corroborar + hallazgos = results + corroborate + findings.
    * resultados deportivos = sports results, sport results.
    * resultados de pruebas = test data.
    * resultado secundario = spin-off.
    * resultados estadísticos = statistics.
    * resultados + indicar = results + indicate.
    * resultados + mostrar = results + show.
    * resultado sorprendente = stunning result.
    * resumen de resultados = findings-oriented abstract.
    * ser el resultado de = follow from, result from.
    * ser resultado de = result from.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * transferir los resultados = transfer + results.
    * * *
    1) (de examen, análisis) result; (Mat) result
    2) (consecuencia, efecto) result

    los resultados de sus accionesthe outcome o consequences of his actions

    eran baratos, pero me han dado un resultado buenísimo — they were cheap but they've turned out to be very good

    intentó convencerlo, pero sin resultado — she tried to persuade him, but without success o to no avail

    * * *
    = finding, net result, outcome, output, result, outgrowth, upshot, culmination, spillover, after effect [after-effect].

    Ex: An informative abstract presents a clear condensation of the essential arguments and findings of the original.

    Ex: The net result has been the automation of certain clerical activities ancillary to cataloging, without actual inclusion of the entire cataloging process, or the catalog itself, as part of the total system.
    Ex: One of the outcomes of entry under title has been the proliferation of serials titles.
    Ex: The output from a post-co-ordinate index depends both on the input to the system, and the physical nature of the store.
    Ex: Plainly such representative sections may not be present in many documents, but sometimes an extract from the results, conclusions or recommendations of a document may serve to identify the key issues covered by the entire document.
    Ex: The founders of the public library considered the library to be the outgrowth of the public education movement and an agency for postgraduate public education.
    Ex: The upshot has been that author-prepared abstracts vary considerably in quality.
    Ex: AACR2 was the culmination of decades of effort to bring uniformity to cataloguing practice in the English-speaking world.
    Ex: A third major trend that is a spillover from the 1980s is the proliferation of microcomputers in all sectors of society.
    Ex: This paper explains how the after effects of flooding on library walls and shelving were dealt with by means of humidifiers and fans.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * como resultado = in consequence, on this basis, on that basis, in doing so.
    * como resultado (de) = as a consequence (of).
    * con tan buenos resultados = to such good effect.
    * corroborar un resultado = corroborate + conclusion.
    * dar como resultado = add up to, result (in), lead to.
    * dar resultado = be successful, give + result, work, pay off, be a success, pay.
    * dar resultados = produce + results.
    * dirigido a obtener resultados = results-oriented.
    * enseñanza basada en los resultados finales = outcome based education.
    * esbozar resultados = outline + results.
    * evaluación por resultados obtenidos = outcomes assessment.
    * evaluar los resultados = assess + results.
    * guardar los resultados de una búsqueda en un fichero = store + search results + in disc file.
    * hacer que se produzca un resultado = bring about + result.
    * indicador de resultados = outcome indicator.
    * informe del resultado de una investigación = research report.
    * informe de resultados = report of findings.
    * lograr un resultado = achieve + result.
    * mostrar los resultados = display + results.
    * no dar ningún resultado = give + zero results, be of no avail, be to no avail.
    * obtener resultado = obtain + result.
    * obtener resultados = get + things done.
    * ordenación jerárquica del resultado de la búsqueda = output ranking.
    * presentar resultados = report + findings, report + results.
    * producir resultado = yield + result.
    * producir resultados = produce + results, bring + results.
    * resultado adicional = by-product [byproduct].
    * resultado de = resulting from, born of.
    * resultado de aprendizaje = learning outcome.
    * resultado de la búsqueda = posting, search output, search result, searching result.
    * resultado deportivo = sports score.
    * resultado de una búsqueda = set.
    * resultado de un partido = score.
    * resultado de un sondeo = canvass.
    * resultado de un test = test score.
    * resultado favorable = favourable outcome.
    * resultado final = end result, net effect.
    * resultado + hacer público = result + be declared.
    * resultado impreso = print output.
    * resultado imprevisto = unintended result.
    * resultado indirecto = spinoff [spin-off].
    * resultado inevitable = foregone conclusion.
    * resultado intermedio = intermediate result.
    * resultado negativo = negative result.
    * resultado obtenido = obtained result.
    * resultado obvio = foregone conclusion.
    * resultado ordenado jerárquicamente = ranked output.
    * resultado positivo = positive result.
    * resultados + corroborar = results + corroborate, findings + corroborate.
    * resultados + corroborar + hallazgos = results + corroborate + findings.
    * resultados deportivos = sports results, sport results.
    * resultados de pruebas = test data.
    * resultado secundario = spin-off.
    * resultados estadísticos = statistics.
    * resultados + indicar = results + indicate.
    * resultados + mostrar = results + show.
    * resultado sorprendente = stunning result.
    * resumen de resultados = findings-oriented abstract.
    * ser el resultado de = follow from, result from.
    * ser resultado de = result from.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * transferir los resultados = transfer + results.

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    A
    1 (de un examen, una competición) result; (de una prueba, un análisis) result
    el resultado del análisis fue positivo the result of the test was positive, the test was o proved positive
    ¿cuándo te dan los resultados? when do you get the results?
    2 ( Mat) result
    B (consecuencia, efecto) result
    los resultados desastrosos de sus acciones the disastrous outcome o consequences of his actions
    la campaña tuvo el resultado esperado the campaign produced the expected result o had the expected effect
    mi idea dio resultado my idea worked
    eran baratos, pero me han dado un resultado buenísimo they were cheap but they've turned out to be very good
    intentó convencerlo, pero sin resultado she tried to persuade him, but without success o to no avail
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    Del verbo resultar: ( conjugate resultar)

    resultado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    resultado    
    resultar
    resultado sustantivo masculino
    result;

    mi idea dio resultado my idea worked;
    intentó convencerlo, pero sin resultado she tried to persuade him, but without success o to no avail;
    resultado final (Dep) final score
    resultar ( conjugate resultar) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( dar resultado) to work;

    2 (+ compl):

    me resulta simpático I think he's very nice;
    resultó ser un malentendido it turned out to be o proved to be a misunderstanding;
    resultó tal como lo planeamos it turned out o worked out just as we planned
    3 (en 3a pers):

    4 ( derivar) resultado EN algo to result in sth, lead to sth
    resultado sustantivo masculino
    1 (efecto, consecuencia) result: tu plan no dio resultado, your plan didn't work
    (de un experimento) outcome
    2 Mat Med result
    resultar verbo intransitivo
    1 (originarse, ser consecuencia) to result, come: de aquel encuentro resultó una larga amistad, that meeting resulted in a lasting friendship
    2 (ser, mostrarse) to turn out, work out: no resulta demasiado halagüeño, it isn't very flattering
    me resulta más cómodo, it's more convenient for me
    resultó ser su mujer, she turned out to be his wife
    3 (tener éxito, funcionar) to be successful: tu consejo no resultó, your advice didn't work
    4 fam (suceder) resulta que..., the thing is...: y ahora resulta que no quieres hacerlo, and now it turns out that you don't want to do it
    ' resultado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    actual
    - arrojar
    - balance
    - coincidir
    - decantar
    - deficitaria
    - deficitario
    - despojo
    - efecto
    - esclarecedor
    - esclarecedora
    - estadística
    - estéril
    - estrechamiento
    - fruto
    - hacer
    - hilada
    - hilado
    - incidir
    - inútil
    - localización
    - obra
    - producción
    - producto
    - saldo
    - soplar
    - Tiro
    - vana
    - vano
    - acertar
    - adverso
    - ajustar
    - anular
    - comprobar
    - conocer
    - conseguir
    - dar
    - decidir
    - decisivo
    - depender
    - empatar
    - global
    - instantáneo
    - obtener
    - pronosticar
    - resultar
    - verificar
    - vilo
    English:
    actual
    - aggregate
    - announce
    - as
    - bash
    - blank
    - bottom line
    - busywork
    - by
    - doubtful
    - effect
    - effort
    - eventual
    - fixed
    - for
    - foregone
    - from
    - imitation
    - indecisive
    - invalidate
    - lemon
    - outcome
    - overall
    - photo finish
    - printing
    - result
    - result in
    - score
    - so
    - succeed
    - to
    - ultimately
    - unexpected
    - upset
    - upshot
    - virtually
    - with
    - yield
    - difference
    - out
    - spin
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    1. [efecto] result;
    el resultado de sus gestiones fue un acuerdo de paz their efforts resulted in a peace agreement;
    los resultados económicos han sido muy positivos the economic results have been very positive;
    como resultado as a result;
    dar resultado to work (out), to have the desired effect;
    estos zapatos me han dado un resultado buenísimo these shoes have turned out to be really good;
    dar buen resultado to work well;
    el edificio es resultado de muchos años de trabajo the building is the result o fruit of many years' work;
    el cambio tuvo por resultado una mejora en el juego the substitution led to an improvement in their game;
    el experimento no ha tenido el resultado esperado the experiment has not had the expected result;
    resultado final end result
    2. [de análisis, competición] result
    3. [marcador] score;
    ¿cuál es el resultado? what's the score?
    * * *
    m
    1 result;
    total DEP final score
    :
    dar buen resultado de coche, zapatos be a good buy
    3
    :
    sin resultado con sustantivo unsuccessful; con verbo unsuccessfully
    * * *
    : result, outcome
    * * *
    ¿cuál es el resultado? what's the result?

    Spanish-English dictionary > resultado

  • 2 resultado sorprendente

    Ex. In my video, you'll discover that glazing kitchen cabinets is very easy to do and produces stunning results.
    * * *

    Ex: In my video, you'll discover that glazing kitchen cabinets is very easy to do and produces stunning results.

    Spanish-English dictionary > resultado sorprendente

  • 3 sorprendente

    adj.
    surprising.
    * * *
    1 surprising, amazing, astonishing
    lo sorprendente del caso es que... the surprising thing about it is...
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    adj.
    * * *

    no es sorprendente que... — it is hardly surprising that..., it is small wonder that...

    * * *
    adjetivo surprising
    * * *
    = amazing, staggering, startling, stunning, surprising, astonishing, unexpected.
    Ex. However, this is still a long way from the amazing power of a large mini or mainframe computer.
    Ex. It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex. At the time, it was a startling accomplishment and gained wide recognition.
    Ex. The trends themselves are not hard to anticipate, although the stunning pace of development is often not fully appreciated.
    Ex. Given such an impressive array of advantages it may seem surprising that conventional subject indexes to the literature continue to be produced.
    Ex. It asserts that the answer to the problems relating to the astonishing growth of great research libraries lies in large-scale interlibrary cooperation.
    Ex. The teacher should not give away any details which would be best enjoyed when met for the first time in a full reading, such as twist in the plot, unexpected endings, and the like.
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    * de manera sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * resultado sorprendente = stunning result.
    * tan sorprendente como pueda parecer = as amazing as it seems.
    * * *
    adjetivo surprising
    * * *
    = amazing, staggering, startling, stunning, surprising, astonishing, unexpected.

    Ex: However, this is still a long way from the amazing power of a large mini or mainframe computer.

    Ex: It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex: At the time, it was a startling accomplishment and gained wide recognition.
    Ex: The trends themselves are not hard to anticipate, although the stunning pace of development is often not fully appreciated.
    Ex: Given such an impressive array of advantages it may seem surprising that conventional subject indexes to the literature continue to be produced.
    Ex: It asserts that the answer to the problems relating to the astonishing growth of great research libraries lies in large-scale interlibrary cooperation.
    Ex: The teacher should not give away any details which would be best enjoyed when met for the first time in a full reading, such as twist in the plot, unexpected endings, and the like.
    * de manera sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * nada sorprendente = unsurprising.
    * resultado sorprendente = stunning result.
    * tan sorprendente como pueda parecer = as amazing as it seems.

    * * *
    surprising
    * * *

    sorprendente adjetivo
    surprising
    sorprendente adjetivo surprising, amazing
    ' sorprendente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    chocante
    - pasada
    - traca
    English:
    optimism
    - surprising
    - surprisingly
    - remarkable
    - striking
    * * *
    surprising
    * * *
    adj surprising
    * * *
    : surprising
    * * *
    sorprendente adj surprising

    Spanish-English dictionary > sorprendente

  • 4 impasible

    adj.
    1 impassive.
    2 impassible, cold, cold-blooded, deadpan.
    * * *
    1 impassive
    \
    quedarse impasible to remain impassive
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo impassive
    * * *
    = impassive, stolid, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, straight-faced, insensible.
    Ex. There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.
    Ex. A political setback forced a wrenching transformation of the stolid but effective library into what ultimately became a brand new, proactive one.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex. Electrical stunning renders an animal instantly insensible by inducing a grand mal epileptic seizure.
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    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.
    * * *
    adjetivo impassive
    * * *
    = impassive, stolid, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, straight-faced, insensible.

    Ex: There is a commonly-held stereotype which views librarians as being isolated, uninformed, unengaged, impassive, and either uninterested in, or ignorant of, the world around them.

    Ex: A political setback forced a wrenching transformation of the stolid but effective library into what ultimately became a brand new, proactive one.
    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex: Satire and comedy can be better vehicles for social commentary than straight-faced, serious drama.
    Ex: Electrical stunning renders an animal instantly insensible by inducing a grand mal epileptic seizure.
    * mantenerse impasible = keep + a stiff upper lip.

    * * *
    impassive
    esperó impasible el resultado she remained impassive as she waited for the result
    se quedó impasible ante el espectáculo he remained impassive o unmoved at the sight
    * * *

    impasible adjetivo
    impassive
    impasible adjetivo
    1 (imperturbable) impassive, unemotional
    2 (insensible) impassive, insensitive: no podemos permanecer impasibles ante el hambre de tantos, we can't turn a blind eye to so much starvation
    ' impasible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    indiferente
    - insensible
    English:
    exhibit
    - impassive
    - lip
    - quiet
    - stolid
    - undismayed
    - unmoved
    - unperturbed
    * * *
    impassive;
    su rostro permaneció impasible his face showed o betrayed no emotion;
    escuchó impasible el veredicto she listened impassively as the verdict was read out
    * * *
    adj impassive
    * * *
    : impassive, unmoved

    Spanish-English dictionary > impasible

  • 5 ALA3 (Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios)

    Ex. The joint code was the result of the combined efforts of the Library Association (UK) and the American Library Association.
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    * homologado por la ALA = ALA-accredited.
    * Reglas de Intercalación de la ALA = ALA Filing Rules.
    * Reglas de la ALA para la Intercalación de Fichas de Catálogo = ALA Rules for Filing Catalog Cards.
    * Sección de Automatización y Documentación de ALA (ISAD) = Information Science and Automation Division (IASD).

    Spanish-English dictionary > ALA3 (Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios)

  • 6 Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA)

    Ex. The joint code was the result of the combined efforts of the Library Association (UK) and the American Library Association.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación Americana de Bibliotecarios (ALA)

  • 7 Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA)

    Ex. The joint code was the result of the combined efforts of the Library Association (UK), LA, and the American Library Association.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido (LA)

  • 8 Hostia, la

    = Host, the,, slap.
    Ex. Among his topics are how he gagged on the Host on the occasion of his first communion, his marriage to a Lutheran, and the oppressive history of Roman Catholicism.
    Ex. And actually a good slap is said to be statistically more likely to result in a child with agression and conduct problems, you may be interested to hear.
    ----
    * echando hostias = like the clappers.
    * Hostia Sagrada, la = Host, the.
    * inflar a Alguien a hostias = baste.
    * inflar de hostias a Alguien = beat + Nombre + black and blue.
    * la hostia = the bee's knees, the cat's meow, the cat's whiskers, the dog's bollocks.
    * pegarse una hostia = come + a cropper.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Hostia, la

  • 9 LA (Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido)

    Ex. The joint code was the result of the combined efforts of the Library Association (UK), LA, and the American Library Association.

    Spanish-English dictionary > LA (Asociación de Bibliotecarios del Reino Unido)

  • 10 Manual de Descripción de Archivos

    Ex. This article describes the Manual of Archival Description (MAD), which was the result of a cooperative venture financed by the Society of Archivists and the British Library Research and Development Department.
    * * *

    Ex: This article describes the Manual of Archival Description (MAD), which was the result of a cooperative venture financed by the Society of Archivists and the British Library Research and Development Department.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Manual de Descripción de Archivos

  • 11 Posesivo + media naranja

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > Posesivo + media naranja

  • 12 a chorros

    adv.
    in abundance, abundantly, in floods, in gobs.
    * * *
    in abundance
    tiene dinero a chorros he's got plenty of money, he's loaded (with money)
    * * *
    in plenty, in abundance
    * * *
    Ex. As a result of the strange meal we all had everybody farted profusely all night long.
    * * *

    Ex: As a result of the strange meal we all had everybody farted profusely all night long.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a chorros

  • 13 a excepción de uno

    Ex. With one exception, no picket striker or citizen was injured as a result of the presence of state troops.
    * * *

    Ex: With one exception, no picket striker or citizen was injured as a result of the presence of state troops.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a excepción de uno

  • 14 a gran escala

    = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale
    Ex. It is in the development of such large-scale services that problems are seen most acutely.
    Ex. When the use of all synonymous terms would result in a massive duplication of A/Z subject index entries 'see references' are employed.
    Ex. Moder technology allows us to link computers in different centres and to transmit information on a wide scale.
    Ex. Many households are still without telephone, let alone equipped with the wide-band cable needed for fast, high-volume electronic communication.
    Ex. Without the stimuli of cooperative agencies, many programmes such as wide-scale interlibrary loan would not have developed so rapidly.
    Ex. Due to advantages such as access to information on a broad scale, networking is being increasingly adopted in Latin America and in the Caribbean.
    Ex. The United Nations (UN), its various information offices and its sister agencies are shifting into electronic publishing in a big way.
    Ex. A 'toxic combination' of poverty and social injustice is killing people on a grand scale, a World Health Organisation report said Thursday.
    * * *
    = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale

    Ex: It is in the development of such large-scale services that problems are seen most acutely.

    Ex: When the use of all synonymous terms would result in a massive duplication of A/Z subject index entries 'see references' are employed.
    Ex: Moder technology allows us to link computers in different centres and to transmit information on a wide scale.
    Ex: Many households are still without telephone, let alone equipped with the wide-band cable needed for fast, high-volume electronic communication.
    Ex: Without the stimuli of cooperative agencies, many programmes such as wide-scale interlibrary loan would not have developed so rapidly.
    Ex: Due to advantages such as access to information on a broad scale, networking is being increasingly adopted in Latin America and in the Caribbean.
    Ex: The United Nations (UN), its various information offices and its sister agencies are shifting into electronic publishing in a big way.
    Ex: A 'toxic combination' of poverty and social injustice is killing people on a grand scale, a World Health Organisation report said Thursday.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a gran escala

  • 15 a la luz de las velas

    (adj.) = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit
    Ex. This kind of rhubarb is grown under cover of darkness and harvested by candlelight.
    Ex. The ruins remained a place of worship, however, with candlelight services on the anniversaries of the raids.
    Ex. A candlelit vigil is to take place in Manchester in memory of those killed every year as a result of domestic violence.
    * * *
    (adj.) = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit

    Ex: This kind of rhubarb is grown under cover of darkness and harvested by candlelight.

    Ex: The ruins remained a place of worship, however, with candlelight services on the anniversaries of the raids.
    Ex: A candlelit vigil is to take place in Manchester in memory of those killed every year as a result of domestic violence.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la luz de las velas

  • 16 a posteriori

    adv.
    a posteriori, afterwards, from what comes after.
    * * *
    a posteriori
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=después) [gen] at a later stage; [comprender] with (the benefit of) hindsight
    2) (Lógica, Jur) a posteriori
    * * *
    locución adverbial with hindsight

    un argumento a posteriori — (loc adj) an a posteriori argument

    * * *
    = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight
    Ex. In all of the helping professions there is need for both active and reactive service.
    Ex. In retrospect, this was perhaps a rather inauspicious beginning, for the test apparently broke down in disarray over the question of relevance judgement.
    Ex. In the case of BUSHMEN and HOTTENTOTS, the peoples' real names don't even appear as after-the-fact, last minute cross-references to the defamatory form.
    Ex. This article notes that hindsight is always easier than foresight, and that some of these predictions should have been correct.
    Ex. We can see with hindsight that two early romans in particular set the pattern for the later development of the face which was to become the standard roman for most of the sixteenth century.
    Ex. Explicit differentiation is made between a priori relationships, ie those that are known in advance of scanning any particular document, and a posteriori relationships, ie those which are found only by scanning a particular document.
    Ex. In hindsight, it is easy to see a trajectory of inevitability that made MARC, the ISBDs, and AACR2 seem more the result of historical forces than the often faltering and separate steps they were in truth.
    * * *
    locución adverbial with hindsight

    un argumento a posteriori — (loc adj) an a posteriori argument

    * * *
    = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight

    Ex: In all of the helping professions there is need for both active and reactive service.

    Ex: In retrospect, this was perhaps a rather inauspicious beginning, for the test apparently broke down in disarray over the question of relevance judgement.
    Ex: In the case of BUSHMEN and HOTTENTOTS, the peoples' real names don't even appear as after-the-fact, last minute cross-references to the defamatory form.
    Ex: This article notes that hindsight is always easier than foresight, and that some of these predictions should have been correct.
    Ex: We can see with hindsight that two early romans in particular set the pattern for the later development of the face which was to become the standard roman for most of the sixteenth century.
    Ex: Explicit differentiation is made between a priori relationships, ie those that are known in advance of scanning any particular document, and a posteriori relationships, ie those which are found only by scanning a particular document.
    Ex: In hindsight, it is easy to see a trajectory of inevitability that made MARC, the ISBDs, and AACR2 seem more the result of historical forces than the often faltering and separate steps they were in truth.

    * * *
    with hindsight
    un argumento a posteriori ( loc adj) an a posteriori argument
    * * *
    a posteriori loc adv
    with hindsight;
    habrá que juzgarlo a posteriori we'll have to judge it after the event
    * * *
    adj & adv a posteriori

    Spanish-English dictionary > a posteriori

  • 17 a propósito

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > a propósito

  • 18 a raíz de

    figurado as a result of
    * * *
    Ex. Of course uniformity tends to follow in the wake of centralization.
    * * *

    Ex: Of course uniformity tends to follow in the wake of centralization.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a raíz de

  • 19 a regañadientes

    adv.
    reluctantly, unwillingly, discontentedly, with reluctance.
    * * *
    reluctantly, grudgingly, unwillingly
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly
    Ex. Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.
    Ex. There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex. Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex. Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    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'.
    * * *
    = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly

    Ex: Another point which we hope these introductory remarks make clear is that AACR2, even more than the 1967 version, is the result of give and take, of compromise, of negotiation, of concessions made graciously or grudgingly.

    Ex: There is little to be said for this grudging acceptance or utter rejection of pseudonyms.
    Ex: Even if librarians can admit begrudgingly that comic books may deserve a rightful place in many libraries, innumerable fears come to mind = Aunque los bibliotecarios pueden admitir de mala gana que los comics pueden merecerse el lugar que les corresponde en muchas bibliotecas, las dudas que les asaltan son innumerables.
    Ex: Intellectuals have been unwillingly transformed into cultural commentators and cultural studies has replaced philosophy.
    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'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a regañadientes

  • 20 abdicar

    v.
    1 to abdicate.
    abdicar de (figurative) to renounce (principios, ideales)
    2 to abdicate to, to forsake, to relinquish.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (soberanía) to abdicate, renounce
    2 (ideales, ideas) to give up, renounce
    1 (soberanía) to abdicate
    2 (ideales, ideas) to give up (de, -)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT to renounce, relinquish

    abdicar la corona — to give up the crown, abdicate

    2.

    abdicar de algoto renounce o relinquish sth

    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) soberano to abdicate
    b) (frml) ( renunciar)
    2.
    a) <trono/corona> to give up, abdicate
    b) (frml) <creencias/ideales> to renounce
    * * *
    Ex. Will LC, after becoming the de facto national library as a result of the technological innovation of the standard, printed catalog card, be forced to abdicate its role?.
    ----
    * abdicar al trono = abdicate + Posesivo + throne.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo
    a) soberano to abdicate
    b) (frml) ( renunciar)
    2.
    a) <trono/corona> to give up, abdicate
    b) (frml) <creencias/ideales> to renounce
    * * *

    Ex: Will LC, after becoming the de facto national library as a result of the technological innovation of the standard, printed catalog card, be forced to abdicate its role?.

    * abdicar al trono = abdicate + Posesivo + throne.

    * * *
    abdicar [A2 ]
    vi
    1 «soberano» to abdicate abdicar EN algn to abdicate IN FAVOR OF sb
    2 ( frml) (renunciar) abdicar DE algo to abdicate sth ( frml)
    abdicó de sus responsabilidades/derechos she abdicated her responsibilities/rights
    ■ abdicar
    vt
    1 ‹trono/corona› to give up, abdicate
    2 ‹creencias/ideales› to renounce
    * * *

    abdicar ( conjugate abdicar) verbo intransitivo [ soberano] to abdicate;
    abdicar en algn to abdicate in favor of sb
    verbo transitivo ‹trono/corona to give up, abdicate
    abdicar verbo transitivo & vi (ceder o renunciar a: unos derechos) to abdicate: el rey abdicó el trono en su hijo, the king abdicated the throne in favour of his son
    (: ideas, religión) el temor a la represión le hizo abdicar de sus creencias, she recanted her beliefs out of fear of the repression
    ' abdicar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    abdicate
    * * *
    vt
    [trono, corona] to abdicate;
    abdicar el trono (en alguien) to abdicate the throne (in favour of sb)
    vi
    1. [monarca] to abdicate
    2.
    abdicar de [principios, ideales] to renounce;
    abdicó de su derecho a apelar she gave up her right to appeal
    * * *
    v/t abdicate;
    abdicar en alguien abdicate in favor o Br favour of s.o.
    * * *
    abdicar {72} vt
    : to relinquish, to abdicate

    Spanish-English dictionary > abdicar

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