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  • 1 NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación)

    Nota: Agencia estatal americana encargada de los asuntos relacionados con las bibliotecas y la documentación.
    Ex. The article is entitled ' NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    Spanish-English dictionary > NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación)

  • 2 brillo

    m.
    1 brilliance (resplandor) (de luz).
    sacar brillo a to polish, to shine
    2 splendor, brilliance (lucimiento).
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: brillar.
    * * *
    1 (gen) shine
    2 (de estrella) twinkling; (de ojos) sparkle; (de pelo, zapatos) shine; (de cosa húmeda) glistening
    3 (en televisor) brightness
    4 figurado brilliance
    \
    sacar brillo a / dar brillo a to shine, polish
    * * *
    noun m.
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    SM
    1) (=resplandor) [de luz, sol, estrella] [gen] brightness; [más fuerte] brilliance; [de pantalla] brightness; [de tela, pelo, zapatos, superficie] shine, sheen; [de papel, foto] glossiness; [de joyas, lentejuelas] sparkle, glitter

    ¿le revelamos las fotos con brillo? — would you like gloss photos?, would you like a gloss finish to the photos?

    dar o sacar brillo a — [+ suelo, plata, zapatos] to polish, shine; [+ muebles] to polish

    brillo de uñas — clear nail polish, clear nail varnish

    2) (=esplendor) brilliance, splendour, splendor (EEUU)

    la ausencia de varios jugadores importantes ha restado brillo al torneo — the absence of several important players has taken the shine off the tournament

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    a) ( de estrella) brightness, brilliance; (de zapatos, suelo, metal) shine; ( de diamante) sparkle; ( del pelo) shine; (de seda, satén) sheen

    ¿quiere las fotos con brillo? — do you want a gloss finish on the photos?

    dale un poco de brillo — (TV) turn the brightness up a bit

    b) (esplendor, lucimiento) splendor*

    un discurso/una interpretación sin brillo — a dull o an unexceptional speech/performance

    c) ( para labios) lip gloss; ( para uñas) clear nail polish
    * * *
    = brightness, brilliance, glitter, lustre [luster, -USA], glazing, shimmer, shine, glow, sheen.
    Ex. The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.
    Ex. Jenson's version is perhaps nearer to calligraphy than the Aldine roman, which is cut with a brilliance and regularity that is purely typographic.
    Ex. Junctionville established itself early as an ordinary manufacturing city, a city without glitter or charm.
    Ex. The library was greatly expanded in the late 1650s to accommodate the needs of the scholars and men of letters attached to Fouquet and to add lustre to his political career.
    Ex. An understanding of the materials used in pastels is important to conservators: strainers, linen, paper, crayons, framing and glazing described using 18th-century sources.
    Ex. Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
    Ex. This shows that antagonistic forces hide behind a ' shine' of unity & harmony.
    Ex. A spider web of metal, sealed in a thin glass container, a wire heated to brilliant glow, in short, the thermionic tube of radio sets is made by the hundred million, tossed about in packages, plugged into sockets -- and it works!.
    Ex. Caramel is used to glaze some cakes and small pastries to give pastries a sheen but no color.
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    * brillo de labios = lip gloss.
    * brillo incandescente = glow.
    * brillo intenso de la pantalla = screen glare.
    * dar brillo a = buff, buff up.
    * mostrar por medio de cambio de intensidad en el brillo = flash up.
    * sacar brillo = polish.
    * sacar brillo a = buff, buff up.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * * *
    a) ( de estrella) brightness, brilliance; (de zapatos, suelo, metal) shine; ( de diamante) sparkle; ( del pelo) shine; (de seda, satén) sheen

    ¿quiere las fotos con brillo? — do you want a gloss finish on the photos?

    dale un poco de brillo — (TV) turn the brightness up a bit

    b) (esplendor, lucimiento) splendor*

    un discurso/una interpretación sin brillo — a dull o an unexceptional speech/performance

    c) ( para labios) lip gloss; ( para uñas) clear nail polish
    * * *
    = brightness, brilliance, glitter, lustre [luster, -USA], glazing, shimmer, shine, glow, sheen.

    Ex: The brightness can be adjusted by turning the two knobs at the lower right of the screen.

    Ex: Jenson's version is perhaps nearer to calligraphy than the Aldine roman, which is cut with a brilliance and regularity that is purely typographic.
    Ex: Junctionville established itself early as an ordinary manufacturing city, a city without glitter or charm.
    Ex: The library was greatly expanded in the late 1650s to accommodate the needs of the scholars and men of letters attached to Fouquet and to add lustre to his political career.
    Ex: An understanding of the materials used in pastels is important to conservators: strainers, linen, paper, crayons, framing and glazing described using 18th-century sources.
    Ex: Much of the verve and shimmer of her lyrics can be connected to the near-fatal liver abscess she suffered in 1996.
    Ex: This shows that antagonistic forces hide behind a ' shine' of unity & harmony.
    Ex: A spider web of metal, sealed in a thin glass container, a wire heated to brilliant glow, in short, the thermionic tube of radio sets is made by the hundred million, tossed about in packages, plugged into sockets -- and it works!.
    Ex: Caramel is used to glaze some cakes and small pastries to give pastries a sheen but no color.
    * brillo de labios = lip gloss.
    * brillo incandescente = glow.
    * brillo intenso de la pantalla = screen glare.
    * dar brillo a = buff, buff up.
    * mostrar por medio de cambio de intensidad en el brillo = flash up.
    * sacar brillo = polish.
    * sacar brillo a = buff, buff up.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.

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    1 (de zapatos, suelo, metal) shine; (de un diamante) sparkle; (del pelo) shine; (de una estrella) brightness, brilliance; (de seda, satén) sheen
    el brillo de la luz nos sorprendió the brightness of the light took us by surprise
    sacarle or darle brillo al suelo to polish the floor
    ¿quiere las fotos con brillo? do you want a gloss finish on the photos?
    dale un poco de brillo (TV) turn the brightness up a bit
    cautivada por el brillo de sus ojos captivated by the sparkle in his eyes
    2 (esplendor, lucimiento) splendor*
    un discurso/una interpretación sin brillo a dull o an unexceptional speech/performance
    3 (productopara labios) lip gloss; (— para uñas) clear nail polish
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    Del verbo brillar: ( conjugate brillar)

    brillo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    brilló es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    brillar    
    brillo
    brillar ( conjugate brillar) verbo intransitivo
    a) [sol/luz] to shine;

    [ estrella] to shine, sparkle;
    [zapatos/suelo/metal] to shine, gleam;
    [diamante/ojos] to sparkle

    verbo transitivo (Col) to polish
    brillo sustantivo masculino

    ( de estrella) brightness, brilliance;
    (de diamante, ojos) sparkle;
    ( de tela) sheen;

    fotos con brillo gloss finish photos;
    dale un poco de brillo (TV) turn the brightness up a bit
    b) (esplendor, lucimiento) splendor( conjugate splendor);

    sin brillodiscurso/interpretación dull


    ( para uñas) clear nail polish
    brillar verbo intransitivo
    1 (emitir luz) to shine
    (emitir destellos) to sparkle
    (centellear) to glitter
    2 (destacar) to be conspicuous: Juan brilló por su ausencia, Juan was conspicuous by his absence
    brillo m (resplandor) shine
    (del Sol, de la Luna, de un foco de luz, etc) brightness
    (centelleo) glittering
    (del cabello, tela) sheen
    (de un color) brilliance
    (de zapatos) shine
    sacar brillo a, to shine, polish
    ' brillo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    brillar
    - mate
    - opaca
    - opaco
    - palidecer
    - lustre
    - metálico
    - sacar
    English:
    brilliant
    - buff
    - gleam
    - glitter
    - gloss
    - glow
    - luster
    - lustre
    - polish
    - polish up
    - resplendence
    - sheen
    - shine
    - sparkle
    - twinkle
    - dull
    - glint
    - lip
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    brillo nm
    1. [resplandor] [de luz, astro] brightness;
    [de metal, zapatos, pelo] shine; [de ojos, diamante] sparkle; [de monitor, televisor] brightness;
    sacar brillo a to polish, to shine;
    ¿en brillo o en mate? [fotos] would you like gloss photos or matt ones?
    2. [lucimiento] splendour, brilliance
    3. brillo de labios lip gloss;
    brillo de uñas clear nail varnish
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    m de ojos, madera shine; de estrella, luz brightness;
    dar o
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    brillo nm
    1) lustre: luster, shine
    2) : brilliance
    * * *
    1. (de sol) brightness
    2. (de metal, zapatos) shine
    ¡qué brillo tiene tu pelo! your hair is so shiny!
    3. (de ojos, diamante) sparkle

    Spanish-English dictionary > brillo

  • 3 carta blanca

    f.
    carte blanche, permit, free rein, unrestricted authorization.
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    carte blanche
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    (n.) = free hand, carte blanche, blank cheque [blank check, -USA]
    Ex. In the past, architects were allowed a free hand in designing library buildings, which, until recently were measured by librarians mainly by their suitability to accommodate book collections.
    Ex. A licence is not a carte blanche to unrestricted copying.
    Ex. The reputation of the present prime minister was also tarnished by confirmation that it was his practice to sign blank cheques.
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    (n.) = free hand, carte blanche, blank cheque [blank check, -USA]

    Ex: In the past, architects were allowed a free hand in designing library buildings, which, until recently were measured by librarians mainly by their suitability to accommodate book collections.

    Ex: A licence is not a carte blanche to unrestricted copying.
    Ex: The reputation of the present prime minister was also tarnished by confirmation that it was his practice to sign blank cheques.

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    fig
    free hand, carte blanche;
    dar carta blanca a alguien give s.o. carte blanche o a free hand

    Spanish-English dictionary > carta blanca

  • 4 cheque en blanco

    blank cheque (US check)
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    (n.) = blank cheque [blank check, -USA]
    Ex. The reputation of the present prime minister was also tarnished by confirmation that it was his practice to sign blank cheques.
    * * *
    (n.) = blank cheque [blank check, -USA]

    Ex: The reputation of the present prime minister was also tarnished by confirmation that it was his practice to sign blank cheques.

    * * *
    blank check o Br
    cheque; fig
    carte blanche

    Spanish-English dictionary > cheque en blanco

  • 5 deslucido

    adj.
    shabby, lackluster, lacklustre, mediocre.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: deslucir.
    * * *
    1→ link=deslucir deslucir
    1 (sin brillantez) faded, dull
    2 (sin gracia) unimpressive, unexciting, dull, lacklustre (US lackluster)
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    ADJ
    1) (=sin brillo) [metal] tarnished; [mármol] worn, faded
    2) (=aburrido) [actor] dull, lacklustre; [toro] unimpressive; [actuación] undistinguished
    3) (=desgarbado) graceless, inelegant
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    - da adjetivo <actuación/desfile> dull, lackluster*; <colores/paredes> faded, drab; < plata> tarnished
    * * *
    = dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], tarnished.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo <actuación/desfile> dull, lackluster*; <colores/paredes> faded, drab; < plata> tarnished
    * * *
    = dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], tarnished.

    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.

    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.

    * * *
    1 ‹actuación/desfile› dull, unimpressive, lackluster*
    2 ‹colores/paredes› faded, drab, dingy; ‹plata› tarnished
    * * *

    Del verbo deslucir: ( conjugate deslucir)

    deslucido es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    deslucido    
    deslucir
    deslucido
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹actuación/desfile dull, lackluster( conjugate lackluster);


    colores/paredes faded, drab;
    plata tarnished
    deslucir vtr (un acto, espectáculo) to mar: el mal sonido deslució el concierto, the concert was marred by poor sound equipment
    una pelea deslució la fiesta, the party was ruined because of a fight
    ' deslucido' also found in these entries:
    English:
    dingy
    - fifth
    - lack
    - second
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    deslucido, -a adj
    1. [sin brillo] [color, tapicería, pintura] faded;
    [plata] tarnished
    2. [sin gracia] [acto, ceremonia] dull;
    [actuación] lacklustre, uninspired
    * * *
    adj
    1 metal, espejo tarnished
    2 colores dull, drab
    * * *
    deslucido, -da adj
    1) : unimpressive, dull
    2) : faded, dingy, tarnished

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslucido

  • 6 deslucir

    v.
    1 to spoil, to ruin.
    2 to make unattractive.
    3 to dull, to spoil, to make look dull, to dim.
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    Conjugation model [ LUCIR], like link=lucir lucir
    1 (quitar la brillantez) to tarnish, take the shine off; (descolorar) to fade
    2 figurado (quitar la gracia) to mar, spoil; (desacreditar) to discredit
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    1. VT
    1) [+ mármol] to fade; [+ metal] to tarnish
    2) (=estropear) to spoil, ruin
    3) [+ persona] to discredit
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <actuación/desfile> to spoil; <colores/cortinas> to fade, cause... to fade
    * * *
    = tarnish, take + the shine off things, mar.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    Ex. Not being able to run DP on IIS and not being able to find a commercial web hosting company who ran Apache, took the initial shine off things for me.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <actuación/desfile> to spoil; <colores/cortinas> to fade, cause... to fade
    * * *
    = tarnish, take + the shine off things, mar.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    Ex: Not being able to run DP on IIS and not being able to find a commercial web hosting company who ran Apache, took the initial shine off things for me.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.

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    deslucir [I5 ]
    vt
    1 ‹actuación/desfile› to spoil
    la lluvia deslució el festival the rain spoiled the festival
    la presentación desluce el trabajo the presentation detracts from o spoils the work
    2 ‹colores/cortinas› to fade, cause … to fade
    el polvo deslucía los muebles the dust made the furniture look dull
    * * *

    deslucir vtr (un acto, espectáculo) to mar: el mal sonido deslució el concierto, the concert was marred by poor sound equipment
    una pelea deslució la fiesta, the party was ruined because of a fight
    ' deslucir' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sombra
    * * *
    to spoil;
    la lluvia deslució el desfile the rain spoiled the parade;
    las acusaciones deslucieron su victoria the accusations took the shine off his victory
    * * *
    v/t tarnish; fig
    spoil
    * * *
    deslucir {45} vt
    1) : to spoil
    2) : to fade, to dull, to tarnish
    3) : to discredit

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslucir

  • 7 deslustrado

    adj.
    lackluster, drab, lacklustre, dingy.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: deslustrar.
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    ADJ
    1) (=sin brillo) [vidrio] frosted, ground; [loza] unglazed
    2) [actuación, papel] dull, lacklustre, lackluster (EEUU)
    3) [reputación] tarnished
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < vidrio> ground, frosted; < metal> tarnished; < zapatos> unpolished
    * * *
    = lackluster, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], tarnished.
    Ex. On the debit side, the Americana has lackluster illustrations.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo < vidrio> ground, frosted; < metal> tarnished; < zapatos> unpolished
    * * *
    = lackluster, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], tarnished.

    Ex: On the debit side, the Americana has lackluster illustrations.

    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.

    * * *
    1 ‹vidrio› ground, frosted
    2 ‹metal› tarnished
    3 ‹zapatos› unpolished
    * * *
    deslustrado, -a adj
    1. [zapatos] unpolished
    2. [ropa] dingy
    3. [metal] tarnished;
    la madera quedó deslustrada the wood lost its shine
    * * *
    adj unpolished
    * * *
    deslustrado, -da adj
    : dull, lusterless

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslustrado

  • 8 deslustrar

    v.
    to take the shine off (also figurative).
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    1 (telas) to take the shine off, dull
    2 (vidrio) to grind, frost
    3 (metal) to tarnish
    1 (metal) to become dull
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=quitar lustre a) [+ vidrio] to frost; [+ loza] to remove the glaze from
    2) [+ reputación] to sully, tarnish
    * * *
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    * * *

    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    * * *
    deslustrar [A1 ]
    vt
    to take the shine off
    * * *
    1. [zapatos] to take the shine off
    2. [metal] to tarnish;
    [madera] to take the shine off
    3. [victoria] to tarnish, to take the shine off
    * * *
    v/t
    :
    deslustrar algo take the shine off sth
    * * *
    : to tarnish, to dull

    Spanish-English dictionary > deslustrar

  • 9 empañado

    adj.
    covered with breadcrumbs, in breadcrumbs.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: empanar.
    * * *
    1→ link=empanar empanar
    1 (rebozado) breaded, in breadcrumbs
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (Culin) cooked or rolled in breadcrumbs or pastry
    2) (=atontado)
    * * *
    = misty [mistier -comp., mistiest -sup.], tarnished.
    Ex. The article ' Misty, water-colored images' sounds the clarion for preservation activist librarians.
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
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    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * * *
    = misty [mistier -comp., mistiest -sup.], tarnished.

    Ex: The article ' Misty, water-colored images' sounds the clarion for preservation activist librarians.

    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.

    * * *

    Del verbo empanar: ( conjugate empanar)

    empanado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    empanado    
    empanar
    empanar ( conjugate empanar), (Méx)

    to coat … in breadcrumbs
    empanado,-a adjetivo breaded

    ' empanado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    empanada
    English:
    misty
    - steamy
    * * *
    empanado, -a adj
    breaded, covered in breadcrumbs
    * * *
    adj misty

    Spanish-English dictionary > empañado

  • 10 empañar

    v.
    to cover with breadcrumbs, to bread.
    María empMaría los filetes Mary covers the fillets with breadcrumbs.
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    1 (rebozar) to coat in breadcrumbs
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    verb
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    VT (Culin) [con masa] to cover in a pastry case ; [con pan rallado] to cook or roll in breadcrumbs or pastry
    * * *
    (Méx) empanizar verbo transitivo to coat... in breadcrumbs
    * * *
    = mist, cloud, tarnish, taint.
    Ex. The revenue-making services are glamorous, and their magic mists the fundamental democratic perspective of the free public library.
    Ex. Whilst library schools should continue to concentrate upon traditional priorities and the obsession with machines and techniques should not cloud those priorities.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    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.
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    * empañarse = blur.
    * * *
    (Méx) empanizar verbo transitivo to coat... in breadcrumbs
    * * *
    = mist, cloud, tarnish, taint.

    Ex: The revenue-making services are glamorous, and their magic mists the fundamental democratic perspective of the free public library.

    Ex: Whilst library schools should continue to concentrate upon traditional priorities and the obsession with machines and techniques should not cloud those priorities.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    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.
    * empañarse = blur.

    * * *
    empanar [A1 ]
    vt
    to coat … in breadcrumbs
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    empanar    
    empañar
    empanar ( conjugate empanar), (Méx)

    to coat … in breadcrumbs
    empañar ( conjugate empañar) verbo transitivovidrio/espejo› to steam o mist up
    empañarse verbo pronominal [vidrio/espejo] to steam o mist up
    empañar verbo transitivo
    1 (con vapor de agua) to steam up: afuera hacía tanto frío que nuestro aliento empañaba los cristales, it was so cold outside that our breath left all the windows steamed up
    2 (la fama, reputación) to tarnish: sus comentarios machistas empañaron su prestigio, his sexist remarks were a blemish on his reputation

    ' empañar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    apanar
    - empanar
    English:
    mist over
    - mist up
    - taint
    - color
    - pall
    - tarnish
    * * *
    empanar, Méx empanizar vt
    Culin to coat in egg and breadcrumbs
    * * *
    v/t coat in breadcrumbs
    * * *
    : to bread

    Spanish-English dictionary > empañar

  • 11 empañarse

    1 (cristal) to steam up
    2 figurado (honor etc) to become tainted, become tarnished
    * * *
    VPR
    1) [cristales, gafas] to get steamed up, mist over; [voz] to falter
    2) [reputación] to get tarnished
    * * *
    (v.) = blur
    Ex. Much of what is written about the information society is blurred by vague definitions.
    * * *
    (v.) = blur

    Ex: Much of what is written about the information society is blurred by vague definitions.

    * * *

    ■empañarse vr (una superficie) to steam up
    2 (la reputación) to become tarnished: su popularidad se empañó por su mal carácter, his popularity was tarnished because of his unpleasant nature
    3 (de lágrimas) sus ojos se empañaron por la tristeza, her eyes welled up
    ' empañarse' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    empañar
    English:
    fog
    - steam up
    - mist
    - steam
    * * *
    vpr
    1. [cristal, ventana, espejo] to mist up, to steam up
    2. [reputación, imagen, historial] to become tarnished;
    [felicidad] to be spoiled
    * * *
    v/r de vidrio steam up, mist up
    * * *
    empañarse vb to get steamed up

    Spanish-English dictionary > empañarse

  • 12 ensuciar

    v.
    1 to (make) dirty.
    ensuciar el nombre de alguien to sully somebody's name o reputation
    2 to soil, to dirty, to foul, to mess up.
    Ella ensucia la ropa She soils the clothes.
    3 to litter.
    Ese chico ensucia siempre That boy litters always.
    4 to defame.
    Ella ensució la reputación de María She defamed Ann's reputation.
    * * *
    1 to dirty, make dirty
    2 figurado (reputación etc) to tarnish, sully
    1 familiar (evacuar) to mess oneself, soil oneself
    1 (mancharse) to get dirty
    2 familiar (evacuar) to mess oneself, soil oneself
    * * *
    verb
    to dirty, soil
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=manchar) to get dirty, dirty

    no me ensuciéis el suelo al entrar — don't get the floor dirty when you come in, don't dirty the floor when you come in

    2) liter [+ reputación, nombre] to sully, soil liter
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <ropa/mantel> to get... dirty, dirty, soil (frml)
    b) (liter) <honor/nombre> to sully, tarnish
    2.
    ensuciarse v pron
    1)
    a) falda/suelo to get dirty; (+ me/te/le etc)
    b) (refl) persona to get dirty
    2) (refl) (euf) ( hacerse caca) to soil oneself (frml)
    * * *
    = trash, dirty, soil, besmirch, foul, defile.
    Ex. At the same time, the author takes issue with the view that the great libraries of America are being ' trashed' by the rush towards technology.
    Ex. This is the way that the printing paper would be protected from being dirtied by anything on the bed of the press beyond the margins of the pages.
    Ex. Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
    Ex. the gulag was an atrocious system of incarceration and forced labor that had little to do with correction, that poisoned society, and that besmirched Soviet communism.
    Ex. For the past five years, large quantities of decaying algae have been fouling Lake Michigan shoreline.
    Ex. No person shall throw any waste, building debris or vehicle scrap into the public domain or defile the public domain.
    ----
    * ensuciarse = get + grubby.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <ropa/mantel> to get... dirty, dirty, soil (frml)
    b) (liter) <honor/nombre> to sully, tarnish
    2.
    ensuciarse v pron
    1)
    a) falda/suelo to get dirty; (+ me/te/le etc)
    b) (refl) persona to get dirty
    2) (refl) (euf) ( hacerse caca) to soil oneself (frml)
    * * *
    = trash, dirty, soil, besmirch, foul, defile.

    Ex: At the same time, the author takes issue with the view that the great libraries of America are being ' trashed' by the rush towards technology.

    Ex: This is the way that the printing paper would be protected from being dirtied by anything on the bed of the press beyond the margins of the pages.
    Ex: Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
    Ex: the gulag was an atrocious system of incarceration and forced labor that had little to do with correction, that poisoned society, and that besmirched Soviet communism.
    Ex: For the past five years, large quantities of decaying algae have been fouling Lake Michigan shoreline.
    Ex: No person shall throw any waste, building debris or vehicle scrap into the public domain or defile the public domain.
    * ensuciarse = get + grubby.

    * * *
    ensuciar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹ropa/mantel› to get … dirty, dirty, soil ( frml)
    tenía las manos llenas de chocolate y me ensució la camisa her hands were covered in chocolate and she got it on my shirt o made a mess of my shirt
    lo vas a ensuciar todo de barro you'll get mud everywhere, you'll get everything muddy
    2 ( liter); ‹honor/nombre› to sully, tarnish
    A
    1 «falda/suelo» to get dirty
    la fachada se ensucia mucho con el tráfico the front of the building gets very dirty o gets covered with dirt o grime from the traffic
    (+ me/te/le etc): que no se te ensucie la camisa don't get your shirt dirty
    se me ensució el vestido de grasa I got grease on my dress
    mano1 (↑ mano (1))
    2 ( refl) «persona» to get dirty
    no te ensucies don't get dirty
    no te ensucies los dedos don't get your fingers dirty
    me ensucié todo el vestido de comida I got food all over my dress
    no te vayas a ensuciar el traje nuevo don't get your new suit dirty
    B ( refl) ( euf) (hacerse caca) to soil oneself ( frml)
    el bebé se había ensuciado the baby had a dirty diaper ( AmE) o ( BrE) nappy
    C (en un asunto turbio) to get one's hands dirty
    * * *

    ensuciar ( conjugate ensuciar) verbo transitivo
    a)ropa/mantelto get … dirty, dirty;


    b) (liter) ‹honor/nombre to sully, tarnish

    ensuciarse verbo pronominal


    b) [falda/suelo] to get dirty;


    se me ensució el vestido de grasa I got grease on my dress
    ensuciar verbo transitivo
    1 to get dirty
    2 (la reputación, fama) to tarnish: las calumnias ensuciaron su buen nombre, the slander tarnished his reputation
    ' ensuciar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    engrasar
    - embetunar
    - manchar
    - pringar
    English:
    blot
    - dirty
    - foul
    - litter
    - mess
    - mess up
    - muck up
    - muddy
    - smear
    - soil
    * * *
    vt
    1. [manchar] to (make) dirty;
    me ensuciaron los pantalones de grasa they got my trousers covered in grease;
    excursionistas que ensucian el campo hikers who litter the countryside
    2. [desprestigiar] to sully, to tarnish;
    ensuciar el nombre de alguien to sully sb's name o reputation
    * * *
    v/t (get) dirty; fig
    sully, tarnish
    * * *
    : to soil, to dirty
    * * *
    ensuciar vb to get dirty

    Spanish-English dictionary > ensuciar

  • 13 información oficial

    (n.) = official information, public information
    Ex. The government has been concerned about people's access to official information and feelings of alienation from the political process.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    * * *
    (n.) = official information, public information

    Ex: The government has been concerned about people's access to official information and feelings of alienation from the political process.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    Spanish-English dictionary > información oficial

  • 14 información pública

    f.
    judicial knowledge, public information, pi.
    * * *
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    * * *

    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".

    Spanish-English dictionary > información pública

  • 15 manchado

    adj.
    1 stained, blemished, tainted, blotchy.
    2 stained, defiled.
    m.
    spotting.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: manchar.
    * * *
    1→ link=manchar manchar
    1 stained
    2 (café) with a spot of milk
    3 (animal) spotted
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sucio) stained, dirty

    manchado de algo: la acera estaba manchada de sangre — the pavement was stained with blood

    tenía los dedos manchados de tinta — she had ink stains on her fingers, she had ink-stained fingers

    2) (Zool) [caballo, perro] [con manchas pequeñas] spotted; [con manchas más grandes] dappled; [ave] speckled
    3) (=sin honra) [reputación] tarnished
    4) (Arte) shaded
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) <mantel/vestido> stained

    está manchado de vino — it has wine stains/a wine stain on it

    2) <pelaje/plumaje>

    con el pelaje/plumaje manchado — with different-colored markings on its coat/plumage

    * * *
    = sullied, soiled, tarnished.
    Ex. And never is the activity sullied and warped by competition between children to see whether one can read 'better' than another.
    Ex. The painting is a still life depiction of a soiled tablecloth on a table.
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    ----
    * manchado de barro = draggled.
    * manchado de tinta = inky.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    1) <mantel/vestido> stained

    está manchado de vino — it has wine stains/a wine stain on it

    2) <pelaje/plumaje>

    con el pelaje/plumaje manchado — with different-colored markings on its coat/plumage

    * * *
    = sullied, soiled, tarnished.

    Ex: And never is the activity sullied and warped by competition between children to see whether one can read 'better' than another.

    Ex: The painting is a still life depiction of a soiled tablecloth on a table.
    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * manchado de barro = draggled.
    * manchado de tinta = inky.

    * * *
    A ‹mantel/vestido› stained
    está manchado de vino it's stained with wine, it has wine stains/a wine stain on it
    una camisa manchada de sangre a blood-stained shirt
    B ‹pelaje/plumaje›
    con el pelaje manchado with different-colored markings on its coat
    * * *

    Del verbo manchar: ( conjugate manchar)

    manchado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    manchado    
    manchar
    manchado
    ◊ -da adjetivo ‹mantel/vestido stained;

    está manchado de vino it has wine stains on it;
    manchado de sangre blood-stained
    manchar ( conjugate manchar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( ensuciar) to mark, get … dirty;
    ( de algo difícil de quitar) to stain
    2reputación/honra/memoria to tarnish
    verbo intransitivo
    to stain
    mancharse verbo pronominal
    a) [ropa/mantel] to get dirty;

    ( de algo difícil de quitar) to get stained;
    manchadose DE or con algo to get stained with sth


    manchado,-a adjetivo
    1 (sucio) stained
    2 Zool (animal) dappled, speckled
    manchar verbo transitivo to stain: su implicación mancha el nombre de la Universidad, his involvement is a disgrace to the University
    ' manchado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adrede
    - manchada
    - sanguinolenta
    - sanguinolento
    English:
    awfully
    - bloody
    - stained
    - tainted
    - blood
    - mottled
    * * *
    manchado, -a adj
    1. [sucio] dirty;
    [con manchas] stained; [emborronado] smudged;
    el mantel está muy manchado de aceite the tablecloth has oil stains on it
    2. [piel] [por reacción] blotchy;
    [por vejez] spotted
    * * *
    adj stained
    * * *
    manchado, -da adj
    : stained

    Spanish-English dictionary > manchado

  • 16 manchar

    v.
    1 to make dirty.
    2 to tarnish.
    3 to stain.
    no toques la puerta, que la acaban de pintar y mancha (con manchas)(emborronar) don't touch the door, it's just been painted and it's still wet
    La grasa manchó la ropa The grease stained the clothes.
    4 to taint, to soil, to stain, to blot.
    Su aventura manchó su reputación His affair tainted his reputation.
    * * *
    1 to stain, dirty
    2 figurado to tarnish
    1 to stain
    1 to get dirty
    * * *
    verb
    to stain, soil
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=ensuciar) to get dirty, stain

    te has manchado el vestido — you've got your dress dirty, you've stained your dress, there's dirt on your dress

    manchar algo de algo[gen] to stain sth with sth; [más sucio] to get sth covered in sth

    2) (=desprestigiar) [+ honor, imagen] to tarnish
    2.
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( ensuciar) to mark, get... dirty; ( de algo difícil de quitar) to stain
    2) <reputación/honra> to stain, tarnish; < memoria> to tarnish
    2.
    manchar vi to stain
    3.
    mancharsev pron
    a) ropa/mantel to get dirty; ( de algo difícil de quitar) to get stained

    mancharse DE or con algo — to get stained with something

    b) (refl) persona

    está recién pintado, no te manches — it's still wet, don't get paint on yourself

    * * *
    = smudge, stain, tarnish, dirty, soil, besmirch, splatter, spatter, tinge.
    Ex. At this stage the powder is just 'sitting' on the paper and would be easily smudged, so before the copy appears in the take-up tray the image is fixed by exposure to heat.
    Ex. The item undergoing the treatment was an early Persian parchment manuscript which was badly stained.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    Ex. This is the way that the printing paper would be protected from being dirtied by anything on the bed of the press beyond the margins of the pages.
    Ex. Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
    Ex. the gulag was an atrocious system of incarceration and forced labor that had little to do with correction, that poisoned society, and that besmirched Soviet communism.
    Ex. These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex. Instead of going to his desk, he proceeded to the window and lingered there idly watching the rain spatter on the pavement outside.
    Ex. But the relief was tinged with apprehension that the new housing would lead to slums and crime, as some opponents have long feared.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) ( ensuciar) to mark, get... dirty; ( de algo difícil de quitar) to stain
    2) <reputación/honra> to stain, tarnish; < memoria> to tarnish
    2.
    manchar vi to stain
    3.
    mancharsev pron
    a) ropa/mantel to get dirty; ( de algo difícil de quitar) to get stained

    mancharse DE or con algo — to get stained with something

    b) (refl) persona

    está recién pintado, no te manches — it's still wet, don't get paint on yourself

    * * *
    = smudge, stain, tarnish, dirty, soil, besmirch, splatter, spatter, tinge.

    Ex: At this stage the powder is just 'sitting' on the paper and would be easily smudged, so before the copy appears in the take-up tray the image is fixed by exposure to heat.

    Ex: The item undergoing the treatment was an early Persian parchment manuscript which was badly stained.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'NCLIS (National Commission on Libraries and Information Science) assessment of public information dissemination: some sound ideas tarnished by defense of obsolete approaches' = El artículo se titula "Evaluación de la difusión de información pública por la NCLIS (Comisión Nacional sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación): algunas ideas acertadas deslucidas por la defensa de métodos obsoletos".
    Ex: This is the way that the printing paper would be protected from being dirtied by anything on the bed of the press beyond the margins of the pages.
    Ex: Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
    Ex: the gulag was an atrocious system of incarceration and forced labor that had little to do with correction, that poisoned society, and that besmirched Soviet communism.
    Ex: These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex: Instead of going to his desk, he proceeded to the window and lingered there idly watching the rain spatter on the pavement outside.
    Ex: But the relief was tinged with apprehension that the new housing would lead to slums and crime, as some opponents have long feared.

    * * *
    manchar [A1 ]
    vt
    A (ensuciar) to mark, get … dirty; (de algo difícil de quitar) to stain
    cuidado, no vayas a manchar la alfombra careful, don't get the carpet dirty
    manchó el mantel de vino he got wine stains on the tablecloth
    vas a manchar el libro de tinta you're going to get ink stains o ink all over the book
    B ‹reputación/honra› to stain, tarnish; ‹memoria› to tarnish
    ■ manchar
    vi
    to stain
    ¿el café mancha? does coffee stain?
    1 «ropa/mantel» to get dirty; (de algo difícil de quitar) to get stained mancharse DE algo:
    se me manchó de chocolate I got chocolate on it
    se manchó de grasa it got grease stains on it, it got stained with grease
    2 ( refl)
    «persona»: ponte un delantal para no mancharte put an apron on so you don't get dirty
    está recién pintado, no te manches it's still wet, don't get paint on your coat ( o shirt etc), it's still wet, don't get paint on yourself
    me manché la blusa de aceite I got oil stains on my blouse
    * * *

     

    manchar ( conjugate manchar) verbo transitivo
    1 ( ensuciar) to mark, get … dirty;
    ( de algo difícil de quitar) to stain
    2reputación/honra/memoria to tarnish
    verbo intransitivo
    to stain
    mancharse verbo pronominal
    a) [ropa/mantel] to get dirty;

    ( de algo difícil de quitar) to get stained;
    mancharse DE or con algo to get stained with sth


    manchar verbo transitivo to stain: su implicación mancha el nombre de la Universidad, his involvement is a disgrace to the University
    ' manchar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    pringar
    - chorrear
    - emborronar
    - teñir
    English:
    blacken
    - mark
    - smear
    - smudge
    - soil
    - stain
    - discolor
    - spot
    * * *
    vt
    1. [ensuciar] to make dirty (de o con with); [con manchas] to stain (de o con with); [emborronar] to smudge (de o con with)
    2. [deshonrar] to tarnish;
    manchó la reputación de la institución he tarnished the reputation of the institution
    vi
    to stain;
    el vino blanco no mancha white wine doesn't stain;
    no toques la puerta, que la acaban de pintar y mancha don't touch the door, it's just been painted and it's still wet
    * * *
    v/t get dirty; de grasa, sangre etc stain
    * * *
    1) ensuciar: to stain, to soil
    2) deshonrar: to sully, to tarnish
    * * *
    1. (en general) to stain
    2. (ensuciar) to get dirty

    Spanish-English dictionary > manchar

  • 17 polémica + fraguarse

    (n.) = controversy + brew
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * * *
    (n.) = controversy + brew

    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.

    Spanish-English dictionary > polémica + fraguarse

  • 18 polémica + gestarse

    (n.) = controversy + brew
    Ex. Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.
    * * *
    (n.) = controversy + brew

    Ex: Coca-Cola appears to be taking pains to buff up its tarnished image -- a controversy continues to brew over pesticides found in its soda products.

    Spanish-English dictionary > polémica + gestarse

  • 19 salpicar

    v.
    1 to splash, to spatter.
    El auto salpica mi ropa The car splashes my clothes.
    2 to pepper.
    3 to sprinkle.
    María salpica orégano Mary sprinkles oregano.
    4 to spice.
    María salpica la sopa Mary spices the soup.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 (rociar) to sprinkle
    2 (caer gotas) to splash
    3 figurado (esparcir) to sprinkle
    1 to splash (de, with), spatter (de, with)
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=manchar) [de barro, pintura] to splash (de with)
    [de agua] to sprinkle (de with) [+ tela] to dot, fleck (de with)

    este asunto salpica al gobierno — this affair hasn't left the government untouched, the government has been tainted by this affair

    2) [+ conversación, discurso] to sprinkle (de with)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( de agua) to splash; (de barro, aceite) to splash, spatter
    b) ( afectar)
    2) <discurso/conversación>
    * * *
    = spatter, intersperse, sprinkle, stud, punctuate, splatter, spurt, drizzle, splurt out.
    Ex. Instead of going to his desk, he proceeded to the window and lingered there idly watching the rain spatter on the pavement outside.
    Ex. Visits to school and public libraries as well as centres of cultural interest interspersed the program.
    Ex. In the center of town are the usual cluster of banks, stores, and office buildings; shopping centers are sprinkled throughout the various neighborhoods.
    Ex. Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex. The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex. These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex. Her compositions were combinations of objects and hidden containers of pigment that spurted their contents when struck by bullets.
    Ex. Strawberry ice cream drizzled with balsamic vinegar is an extraordinary combination of flavors.
    Ex. In the morning my shower started to splurt out boiling water, scalding my head so badly it has blistered.
    ----
    * estar salpicado de = be dotted with.
    * salpicar de = spice with.
    * salpicar de/con = pepper with.
    * salpicar el paisaje = dot + the countryside.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( de agua) to splash; (de barro, aceite) to splash, spatter
    b) ( afectar)
    2) <discurso/conversación>
    * * *
    = spatter, intersperse, sprinkle, stud, punctuate, splatter, spurt, drizzle, splurt out.

    Ex: Instead of going to his desk, he proceeded to the window and lingered there idly watching the rain spatter on the pavement outside.

    Ex: Visits to school and public libraries as well as centres of cultural interest interspersed the program.
    Ex: In the center of town are the usual cluster of banks, stores, and office buildings; shopping centers are sprinkled throughout the various neighborhoods.
    Ex: Substantial improvements in access and off-street parking have been made, and shopping centers now stud the landscape.
    Ex: The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex: These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex: Her compositions were combinations of objects and hidden containers of pigment that spurted their contents when struck by bullets.
    Ex: Strawberry ice cream drizzled with balsamic vinegar is an extraordinary combination of flavors.
    Ex: In the morning my shower started to splurt out boiling water, scalding my head so badly it has blistered.
    * estar salpicado de = be dotted with.
    * salpicar de = spice with.
    * salpicar de/con = pepper with.
    * salpicar el paisaje = dot + the countryside.

    * * *
    salpicar [A2 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (de agua) to splash; (de barro, aceite) to splash, spatter
    estás salpicando todo el suelo you're splashing the whole floor
    salpica la camisa antes de plancharla sprinkle the shirt with water before ironing it
    2
    (afectar): el escándalo llegó a salpicar a todos los directivos all the members of the board were implicated in the scandal, the scandal tarnished o damaged the reputation of all the members of the board
    B ‹discurso/conversación› salpicar algo DE algo to pepper sth WITH sth
    * * *

    salpicar ( conjugate salpicar) verbo transitivo ( de agua) to splash;
    (de barro, aceite) to splash, spatter
    salpicar verbo transitivo
    1 (con un líquido, barro, etc) to splash, spatter
    2 (con especias, etc) to sprinkle
    3 (con anécdotas, bromas, etc) to pepper
    4 (un escándalo) to affect, implicate: le salpicó un escándalo sexual y la oposición exigió su dimisión, he was involved in a sex-scandal and the opposition called for his resignation
    ' salpicar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    dot
    - pepper
    - punctuate
    - spatter
    - splash
    - splatter
    - spot
    - fleck
    * * *
    vt
    1. [con líquido] to splash, to spatter;
    me salpicó de agua/barro he splashed water/mud over me;
    te has salpicado la chaqueta you've spattered your jacket
    2. [espolvorear] to sprinkle (de with);
    salpicó el cocido de perejil he sprinkled parsley on the stew;
    salpicó de referencias literarias su discurso he peppered his speech with literary allusions
    3. [reputación]
    el escándalo salpicó al presidente the scandal cast a cloud over o tainted the presidency
    vi
    to spit;
    el aceite caliente salpica hot oil tends to spit
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 splash, spatter ( con with); fig
    sprinkle, pepper
    2 ( afectar negativamente) tarnish, touch
    II v/i splash; de aceite spit
    * * *
    salpicar {72} vt
    1) : to spatter, to splash
    2) : to sprinkle, to scatter about
    * * *
    1. (líquido) to splash
    2. (barro etc) to spatter

    Spanish-English dictionary > salpicar

  • 20 sin

    prep.
    without.
    buscan gente sin experiencia previa they are looking for people with no o without previous experience
    sin alcohol alcohol-free
    ha escrito cinco libros sin (contar) las novelas he has written five books, not counting his novels
    está sin hacer it hasn't been done yet
    estamos sin vino we're out of wine
    muchos se quedaron sin casa a lot of people were left homeless, a lot of people lost their homes
    lleva tres noches sin dormir she hasn't slept for three nights
    sin que without
    sin que nadie se enterara without anyone noticing
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    m.
    INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) without
    2 (además de) not counting
    \
    estar sin algo to be out of something
    estar sin + inf not to have been + past participle
    quedarse sin algo to run out of something
    seguir sin to still not
    sin casar unmarried
    sin lo cual otherwise
    sin más ni más without further ado
    sin que + subjuntivo without + - ing
    sin querer accidentally, by mistake
    sin vergüenza shameless
    * * *
    prep.
    * * *
    1. PREP
    1) [seguido de sustantivo, pronombre] without

    ¿puedes abrirla sin llave? — can you open it without a key?

    llevamos diez meses sin noticias — it's been ten months since we've had any news, we've been ten months without news

    parejas jóvenes, sin hijos — young couples with no children

    cerveza sin alcohol — alcohol-free beer, non-alcoholic beer

    estar sin algo, estuvimos varias horas sin luz — we had no electricity for several hours

    quedarse sin algo — (=terminarse) to run out of sth; (=perder) to lose sth

    sin papeles SMF illegal immigrant

    2) (=no incluyendo) not including, excluding

    ese es el precio de la bañera sin los grifos — that is the price of the bath, excluding o not including the taps

    cuesta 550 euros, sin IVA — it costs 550 euros, exclusive of VAT o not including VAT

    3) + infin
    a) [indicando acción]

    nos despedimos, no sin antes recordarles que... — (TV) before saying goodnight we'd like to remind you that...

    no me gusta estar sin hacer nada — I don't like having nothing to do, I don't like doing nothing

    b) [indicando continuidad]

    llevan mucho tiempo sin hablarse — they haven't spoken to each other for a long time

    seguir sin, las camas seguían sin hacer — the beds still hadn't been made

    c) [tras sustantivo pasivo]
    4)

    sin que+ subjun without

    sin que él lo sepa — without him knowing, without his knowing

    2.
    SF (=cerveza sin alcohol) alcohol-free beer
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    ----
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.

    * * *
    A without
    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer
    una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children, a childless couple
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop o direct flight
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
    B
    1 sin + INF (con significado activo) without -ING
    se fue sin pagar she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a whole week, she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot
    2 sin + INF
    (con significado pasivo): una camisa sin planchar an unironed shirt, a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished
    C sin QUE + SUBJ:
    los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by and there is still no word from him, the days go by with no word from him o without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing
    Compuesto:
    * * *

     

    sin preposición
    1 without;

    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news;
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water;
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer;
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    2


    estuvo una semana sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a week;
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand;
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot


    esto está aún sin terminar it still isn't finished
    3 sin que + subj:

    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing;
    See Also→ embargo 2
    sin preposición without: se marchó sin ellos, he left without them
    costó mil pesetas, sin contar el IVA, it cost one thousand pesetas, not including VAT
    el edificio estaba sin terminar, the building was unfinished
    entre sin llamar, come in without knocking
    saldré sin que me vea, I'll go out without him seeing
    una bebida sin alcohol, a non-alcoholic drink
    ' sin' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - accidental
    - acéfala
    - acéfalo
    - agotar
    - agotada
    - agotado
    - agreste
    - ahora
    - ahorcarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - aliento
    - alquilar
    - ambages
    - amorfa
    - amorfo
    - aparente
    - asesinar
    - aviso
    - ayunas
    - bagatela
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - berrido
    - bien
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - bocado
    - bregar
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - burbuja
    - caldo
    - calle
    - callejón
    - calva
    - camino
    - caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - causa
    - cazo
    - cero
    English:
    ability
    - accident
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accustom
    - ado
    - afraid
    - age
    - agree
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - all-time
    - ammunition
    - another
    - antsy
    - anyhow
    - arrogant
    - at
    - attach
    - away
    - AWOL
    - babble
    - backbencher
    - backing
    - bare
    - barge in
    - basic
    - bat
    - bean
    - begin
    - behave
    - beyond
    - blank
    - blind alley
    - blue
    - blunt
    - bluntly
    - blurt out
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - book
    - boorish
    - bootstrap
    - bottomless
    - break
    - breath
    - breathless
    - broke
    - busywork
    - buzz off
    * * *
    SIN nf
    1. (abrev de Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional del Perú) = Peruvian national intelligence department
    2. (abrev de Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización) INS [US Immigration and Naturalization Service]
    * * *
    prp without;
    sin preguntar without asking;
    sin decir nada without (saying) a word;
    sin paraguas without an umbrella;
    sin que without;
    y sin más and without further ado;
    me lo dijo así, sin más that’s all he said to me, just that
    * * *
    sin prep
    1) : without
    sin querer: unintentionally
    sin refinar: unrefined
    2)
    sin que : without
    lo hicimos sin que él se diera cuenta: we did it without him noticing
    * * *
    sin prep
    1. (en general) without

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin

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  • tarnished — tarnished; un·tarnished; …   English syllables

  • tarnished — index blemished, disgraceful, marred Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Tarnished — Tarnish Tar nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tarnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tarnishing}.] [F. ternir, fr. OHG. tarnen to darken, to conceal, hide; akin to OS. dernian to hide, AS. dernan, dyrnan, OHG. tarni hidden, OS. derni, AS. derne, dyrne. Cf. {Dern} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarnished — adj. Tarnished is used with these nouns: ↑gold, ↑image, ↑reputation …   Collocations dictionary

  • tarnished — Synonyms and related words: bedraggled, befouled, besmirched, blackened, darkened, defiled, dirtied, discolored, drabbled, draggled, fouled, foxed, foxy, inky, murky, smirched, smoky, smudged, soiled, spotted, stained, stigmatic, stigmatiferous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • tarnished — adj. stained, smudged tar·nish || tÉ‘rnɪʃ / tɑː n. dullness, stain v. darken, stain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tarnished — tarˈnished adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tarnish …   Useful english dictionary

  • tarnished honor — index attaint, disgrace, dishonor (shame), ignominy, scandal, shame Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • Tarnished plant bug — Taxobox | name = Tarnished plant bug image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Miridae genus = Lygus species = L. lineolaris binomial = Lygus lineolaris binomial authority = (Palisot de …   Wikipedia

  • Tarnished Heisman — infobox Book | name = Tarnished Heisman: Did Reggie Bush Turn His Final College Season into a Six Figure Job? title orig = translator = image caption = author = Don Yaeger cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre …   Wikipedia

  • tarnished plant bug — noun Date: 1902 a common hemipterous brownish bug (Lygus lineolaris) of eastern North America that causes injury to plants especially by sucking sap from buds, leaves, and fruits …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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