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  • 501 embaucador

    adj.
    deceptive, deceiving.
    m.
    faker, charlatan, fraud, bamboozler.
    * * *
    1 deceitful
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 cheat, swindler, trickster
    * * *
    embaucador, -a
    SM / F (=estafador) trickster, swindler; (=impostor) impostor; (=farsante) humbug
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo deceitful
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino trickster
    * * *
    = trickster, swindler, wheeler-dealer, duplicitous, two-faced, con artist, con man, humbug, scamster, fraudster, fraud, hoaxer, hoaxster.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. The title of the book is 'Net crimes & misdemeanors: outmaneuvering the spammers, swindlers, and stalkers who are targeting you online'.
    Ex. The term widget is taken from the 1963 movie, 'The Wheeler-Dealers'.
    Ex. This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex. This course looks at this two-faced society with guided field trips to cemeteries and to the architecture of Edinburgh's underworld below the great banks and public buildings.
    Ex. This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and an idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex. His supporters call him a 'smoothie', while his critics generally portray him as a 'glib con man'.
    Ex. Worldly people and even monks without spiritual discernment are nearly always attracted by humbugs, imposters, hypocrites and those who are in demonic delusion.
    Ex. Small business operators can be easy prey for scamsters trying to winkle out money for unsolicited - and unneeded - 'services'.
    Ex. The article 'Keeping fraudsters in check' describes computerized systems now being developed to help combat fraud.
    Ex. You know what they say, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck, or in this case, a lying, stealing, cheating fraud.
    Ex. In a subsequent call the hoaxer suggested that another bomb had been planted on the highway leading to the airport.
    Ex. This recent tsunami is not the first disaster to be exploited by email hoaxsters.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo deceitful
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino trickster
    * * *
    = trickster, swindler, wheeler-dealer, duplicitous, two-faced, con artist, con man, humbug, scamster, fraudster, fraud, hoaxer, hoaxster.

    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.

    Ex: The title of the book is 'Net crimes & misdemeanors: outmaneuvering the spammers, swindlers, and stalkers who are targeting you online'.
    Ex: The term widget is taken from the 1963 movie, 'The Wheeler-Dealers'.
    Ex: This remake of William Castle's action adventure adds a genuinely supernatural plot to the old story of the duplicitous wife scheming to kill her husband but being one-upped by his even more ingenious counterplots.
    Ex: This course looks at this two-faced society with guided field trips to cemeteries and to the architecture of Edinburgh's underworld below the great banks and public buildings.
    Ex: This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and an idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex: His supporters call him a 'smoothie', while his critics generally portray him as a 'glib con man'.
    Ex: Worldly people and even monks without spiritual discernment are nearly always attracted by humbugs, imposters, hypocrites and those who are in demonic delusion.
    Ex: Small business operators can be easy prey for scamsters trying to winkle out money for unsolicited - and unneeded - 'services'.
    Ex: The article 'Keeping fraudsters in check' describes computerized systems now being developed to help combat fraud.
    Ex: You know what they say, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck, or in this case, a lying, stealing, cheating fraud.
    Ex: In a subsequent call the hoaxer suggested that another bomb had been planted on the highway leading to the airport.
    Ex: This recent tsunami is not the first disaster to be exploited by email hoaxsters.

    * * *
    deceitful
    masculine, feminine
    trickster, con artist ( colloq)
    * * *

    embaucador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    deceitful
    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    trickster
    embaucador,-ora
    I adjetivo deceitful
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino swindler, cheat

    ' embaucador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    charlatán
    - charlatana
    - embaucadora
    English:
    trickster
    * * *
    embaucador, -ora
    adj
    deceitful
    nm,f
    swindler, confodence man o trickster
    * * *
    I adj deceitful
    II m, embaucadora f trickster
    * * *
    : swindler, deceiver

    Spanish-English dictionary > embaucador

  • 502 empapado

    adj.
    soaking, soaking-wet, soppy, drenched.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: empapar.
    * * *
    1→ link=empapar empapar
    1 soaked
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    (f. - empapada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ soaked, soaking wet
    * * *
    = sodden, water-soaked, bedraggled, saturated, soggy [soggier -comp., soggiest -sup.], drenched to the skin, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin.
    Ex. He looked up and descried a gym class, all wet and draggled, scurrying back across the sodden football field.
    Ex. This article describes the freezing, drying and cleaning of water-soaked and smoke-damaged books.
    Ex. This novel's far-fetched but intriguing plot places a rather bedraggled and unimpressive Hitler on Australian soil in 1919.
    Ex. Place a drop of a saturated solution of sugar in water on the paper and dab up the excess liquid with cotton wool.
    Ex. The snakes had been kept in the soggy bilges for forty days and forty nights and were in pretty sad shape.
    Ex. A large party braved the elements on foot, and when they reached the summit they were drenched to the skin.
    Ex. The water washes in over the sides of the raft and from the waist down you will be wringing wet.
    Ex. NASA scientists say the Mars rovers have found what they were looking for -- hard evidence that the red planet was once soaking wet.
    Ex. It rained all the way and we arrived about 12.45, wet through to the skin.
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    * empapado en sudor = sweaty [sweatier -comp., sweatiest -sup.].
    * empapado hasta los huesos = drenched to the skin, soaked to the skin, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin.
    * * *
    = sodden, water-soaked, bedraggled, saturated, soggy [soggier -comp., soggiest -sup.], drenched to the skin, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin.

    Ex: He looked up and descried a gym class, all wet and draggled, scurrying back across the sodden football field.

    Ex: This article describes the freezing, drying and cleaning of water-soaked and smoke-damaged books.
    Ex: This novel's far-fetched but intriguing plot places a rather bedraggled and unimpressive Hitler on Australian soil in 1919.
    Ex: Place a drop of a saturated solution of sugar in water on the paper and dab up the excess liquid with cotton wool.
    Ex: The snakes had been kept in the soggy bilges for forty days and forty nights and were in pretty sad shape.
    Ex: A large party braved the elements on foot, and when they reached the summit they were drenched to the skin.
    Ex: The water washes in over the sides of the raft and from the waist down you will be wringing wet.
    Ex: NASA scientists say the Mars rovers have found what they were looking for -- hard evidence that the red planet was once soaking wet.
    Ex: It rained all the way and we arrived about 12.45, wet through to the skin.
    * empapado en sudor = sweaty [sweatier -comp., sweatiest -sup.].
    * empapado hasta los huesos = drenched to the skin, soaked to the skin, wringing wet, soaking wet, wet through to the skin.

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    Del verbo empapar: ( conjugate empapar)

    empapado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    empapado    
    empapar
    empapar ( conjugate empapar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( embeber) ‹esponja/toalla/galleta to soak


    empaparse verbo pronominal ( mojarse mucho) [persona/zapatos/ropa] to get soaking wet
    empapado,-a adjetivo soaked
    empapar verbo transitivo
    1 (mojar, calar) to soak: llegó con la camisa empapada en sudor, she came home with her shirt soaked in sweat
    2 (con un paño) to soak up
    ' empapado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    calada
    - calado
    - chorrear
    - empapada
    English:
    all
    - soak
    - soaking
    - sodden
    - soggy
    - sopping
    - wet
    - dripping
    - water
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    empapado, -a adj
    soaked, drenched;
    iba empapado en sudor he was soaked o drenched in sweat
    * * *
    adj soaked, dripping wet
    * * *
    empapado, -da adj
    : soggy, sodden
    * * *
    empapado adj soaking / soaked

    Spanish-English dictionary > empapado

  • 503 empeorar

    v.
    1 to make worse.
    2 to get worse, to deteriorate.
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    1 to worsen, deteriorate
    1 to make worse
    1 to get worse
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    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT to make worse, worsen
    2.
    VI
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo salud to deteriorate, get worse; tiempo/situación to get worse, worsen
    2.
    empeorar vt to make... worse
    * * *
    = aggravate, become + worse, deteriorate, worsen, take + an unfortunate turn, get + worse, go from + bad to worse, bring out + the worst in, flare up, inflame, grow + worse, take + a turn, take + a turn for the worse, fuel, exacerbate.
    Ex. This situation has been severely aggravated by the sudden withdrawal of nearly a decade of federal largesse toward education and education-related activities.
    Ex. There were no respondents who did not think that the situation could become worse in the future.
    Ex. But the relationship between the source of most of the shared cataloging data, the Library of Congress, and nonresearch libraries shows signs of deteriorating rather than improving.
    Ex. There were fears that opening on holidays would worsen the overall quality of the service provided and lead to higher staff turnover.
    Ex. If events take an unfortunate turn and a dismissal action must be initiated, the supervisor must make certain that the applicable personnel rules and procedures have been followed.
    Ex. Reports confirm that what seems bad now is going to get worse.
    Ex. This reawakening brought a determination to help make atomic energy a positive factor for humanity but things have gone from bad to worse re genuine disarmament.
    Ex. Although there are some bad stepparents in the real world, becoming a stepmother or stepfather does not inevitably bring out the worst in people.
    Ex. There will always be conflicts that flare up suddenly and call for a rapid response.
    Ex. Focuses on two areas, economics and race, and argues that government policy has done much to inflame the conflict.
    Ex. As we all know, the situation has only grown worse since then.
    Ex. All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex. This new virus has taken a turn for the worse with some variations now able to infect PCs without any user intervention.
    Ex. This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.
    Ex. They exist in manual systems, and as we have already pointed out, they are only exacerbated by automated systems.
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    * cosas + empeorar = things + get worse, things + get rough.
    * empeorar las cosas = make + matters + worse, add + salt to the wound, make + things worse, add + salt to injury, add + insult to injury, rub + salt in the wound.
    * empeorar la situación = make + things worse.
    * empeorar una situación = exacerbate + situation, aggravate + situation.
    * empeorar un conflicto = exacerbate + conflict.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * estar empeorando = be in decline.
    * para empeorar las cosas = to add insult to injury, to add salt to injury, to rub salt in the wound.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo salud to deteriorate, get worse; tiempo/situación to get worse, worsen
    2.
    empeorar vt to make... worse
    * * *
    = aggravate, become + worse, deteriorate, worsen, take + an unfortunate turn, get + worse, go from + bad to worse, bring out + the worst in, flare up, inflame, grow + worse, take + a turn, take + a turn for the worse, fuel, exacerbate.

    Ex: This situation has been severely aggravated by the sudden withdrawal of nearly a decade of federal largesse toward education and education-related activities.

    Ex: There were no respondents who did not think that the situation could become worse in the future.
    Ex: But the relationship between the source of most of the shared cataloging data, the Library of Congress, and nonresearch libraries shows signs of deteriorating rather than improving.
    Ex: There were fears that opening on holidays would worsen the overall quality of the service provided and lead to higher staff turnover.
    Ex: If events take an unfortunate turn and a dismissal action must be initiated, the supervisor must make certain that the applicable personnel rules and procedures have been followed.
    Ex: Reports confirm that what seems bad now is going to get worse.
    Ex: This reawakening brought a determination to help make atomic energy a positive factor for humanity but things have gone from bad to worse re genuine disarmament.
    Ex: Although there are some bad stepparents in the real world, becoming a stepmother or stepfather does not inevitably bring out the worst in people.
    Ex: There will always be conflicts that flare up suddenly and call for a rapid response.
    Ex: Focuses on two areas, economics and race, and argues that government policy has done much to inflame the conflict.
    Ex: As we all know, the situation has only grown worse since then.
    Ex: All went well, and with the addition of two new people, computer science took a turn.
    Ex: This new virus has taken a turn for the worse with some variations now able to infect PCs without any user intervention.
    Ex: This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.
    Ex: They exist in manual systems, and as we have already pointed out, they are only exacerbated by automated systems.
    * cosas + empeorar = things + get worse, things + get rough.
    * empeorar las cosas = make + matters + worse, add + salt to the wound, make + things worse, add + salt to injury, add + insult to injury, rub + salt in the wound.
    * empeorar la situación = make + things worse.
    * empeorar una situación = exacerbate + situation, aggravate + situation.
    * empeorar un conflicto = exacerbate + conflict.
    * empezar a empeorar = hit + the skids, be on the skids.
    * estar empeorando = be in decline.
    * para empeorar las cosas = to add insult to injury, to add salt to injury, to rub salt in the wound.

    * * *
    empeorar [A1 ]
    vi
    «salud» to deteriorate, get worse; «tiempo/situación» to get worse, worsen
    ■ empeorar
    vt
    to make … worse
    su intervención no ha hecho más que empeorar las cosas his intervention has only made things worse
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    empeorar ( conjugate empeorar) verbo intransitivo [ salud] to deteriorate, get worse;
    [tiempo/situación] to get worse, worsen
    verbo transitivo
    to make … worse
    empeorar
    I verbo intransitivo to get worse: el tiempo empeoró durante la noche, the weather got worse during the night
    II verbo transitivo to make worse: manténte al margen, no empeores las cosas, stick to the sidelines, you'll only make things worse
    ' empeorar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    degradar
    English:
    aggravate
    - decline
    - fail
    - fuel
    - grow
    - turn
    - worse
    - worsen
    - deteriorate
    - go
    - only
    * * *
    vi
    [enfermo, tiempo, conflicto] to get worse, to deteriorate
    vt
    to make worse;
    sólo consiguió empeorar las cosas she only managed to make things worse
    * * *
    I v/t make worse
    II v/i deteriorate, get worse
    * * *
    : to deteriorate, to get worse
    : to make worse
    * * *
    empeorar vb to get worse / to deteriorate

    Spanish-English dictionary > empeorar

  • 504 empollón

    adj.
    bookish.
    m.
    1 crammer, student who studies intensively at the very last minute, swot.
    2 grind, swot.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    * * *
    empollón, -ona
    * SM / F (=estudiante) swot *, grind (EEUU) *
    * * *
    - llona masculino, femenino (Esp fam & pey) grind (AmE colloq), swot (BrE colloq & pej)
    * * *
    = swotter, boffin, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.], swot.
    Ex. This article divides readers into 3 categories: 'bulimic' readers who read voraciously for no utilitarian purpose, 'swotters' who read to cram for examinations, and 'information foragers' who read only occasionally to seek specific data, mainly in their field of work.
    Ex. 'Boffins' have been identified as the category of learners who 'delight in unrelated fragments of knowledge for knowledge's sake,' and 'put these fragments into a framework and analyze them'.
    Ex. I've always considered myself something of a nerd, even back when being nerdy wasn't cool -- nowadays, everyone thinks they're a nerd.
    Ex. A stereotypical image of a teenage nerd emerged in the drawings of secondary students but not in elementary children's drawings.
    Ex. The book has the title 'The geek's guide to Internet business success'.
    Ex. At the heart of the novel is a geeky high-school student who lives in Preston, Idaho.
    Ex. Jack is dead brainy, such a swot that he always comes top in every exam.
    * * *
    - llona masculino, femenino (Esp fam & pey) grind (AmE colloq), swot (BrE colloq & pej)
    * * *
    = swotter, boffin, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], nerd, geek, geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.], swot.

    Ex: This article divides readers into 3 categories: 'bulimic' readers who read voraciously for no utilitarian purpose, 'swotters' who read to cram for examinations, and 'information foragers' who read only occasionally to seek specific data, mainly in their field of work.

    Ex: 'Boffins' have been identified as the category of learners who 'delight in unrelated fragments of knowledge for knowledge's sake,' and 'put these fragments into a framework and analyze them'.
    Ex: I've always considered myself something of a nerd, even back when being nerdy wasn't cool -- nowadays, everyone thinks they're a nerd.
    Ex: A stereotypical image of a teenage nerd emerged in the drawings of secondary students but not in elementary children's drawings.
    Ex: The book has the title 'The geek's guide to Internet business success'.
    Ex: At the heart of the novel is a geeky high-school student who lives in Preston, Idaho.
    Ex: Jack is dead brainy, such a swot that he always comes top in every exam.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    ( Esp fam pey) grind ( AmE colloq), swot ( BrE colloq pej)
    * * *

    empollón
    ◊ - llona sustantivo masculino, femenino (Esp fam &

    pey) grind (AmE colloq), swot (BrE colloq & pej)
    empollón,-ona fam pey sustantivo masculino y femenino swot
    ' empollón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    empollona
    English:
    swot
    * * *
    empollón, -ona Esp Fam
    adj
    ser empollón to be Br swotty o US a grind
    nm,f
    Br swot, US grind
    * * *
    m, empollona f fam
    grind fam, Br
    swot fam
    * * *
    empollón n swot

    Spanish-English dictionary > empollón

  • 505 emprender

    v.
    1 to start (trabajo).
    emprender el vuelo to fly off
    2 to undertake, to engage in, to begin, to initiate.
    Pedro abordó la hercúlea tarea Peter tackled the Herculean task.
    3 to undertake to.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to start
    2 (misión) to tackle; (viaje) to set off on; (tarea) to undertake
    \
    emprender el vuelo to take flight
    emprender la marcha to start out
    emprenderla con alguien familiar to pick on somebody
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=empezar) [+ trabajo] to undertake; [+ viaje] to embark on
    2)
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < viaje> to embark on; <proyecto/aventura> to undertake; <ataque/ofensiva> to launch

    emprender la retirada — (Mil) to beat a retreat

    emprenderla con alguien: estaba de mal humor y la emprendió conmigo she was in a bad mood and she took it out on me; la emprendió a puñetazos con él — he started punching him

    * * *
    = embark on/upon, set about + Gerundio, undertake, set out on, enter, take on, spring for.
    Ex. Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex. The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex. Among the documents that are worthy of consideration for abstracting are sources, in particular journals or reports issued by a specific organisation, for which the abstracting agency has undertaken to give comprehensive coverage.
    Ex. However rudimentary or advanced the system, and no matter what the age of the children involved, certain matters should be considered before setting out on the venture.
    Ex. Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex. If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex. If I decide to spring for this I'll let you in on what I find out.
    ----
    * emprender acciones legales = take + legal proceedings, take + legal action.
    * emprender el vuelo = take to + the sky.
    * emprenderla con Alguien = turn on + Nombre.
    * emprenderla(s) a golpes con = lam into, lay into.
    * emprenderlas con = lash out at/against/on.
    * emprender una acción = initiate + action.
    * emprender una iniciativa = undertake + enterprise.
    * emprender una lucha contra = launch + attack on.
    * emprender una tarea = go on + expedition.
    * emprender un negocio = take on + business venture.
    * emprender un proceso de = set on + a course of.
    * emprender un proyecto = undertake + project.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo < viaje> to embark on; <proyecto/aventura> to undertake; <ataque/ofensiva> to launch

    emprender la retirada — (Mil) to beat a retreat

    emprenderla con alguien: estaba de mal humor y la emprendió conmigo she was in a bad mood and she took it out on me; la emprendió a puñetazos con él — he started punching him

    * * *
    = embark on/upon, set about + Gerundio, undertake, set out on, enter, take on, spring for.

    Ex: Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.

    Ex: The CRG set about trying to define a series of integrative levels upon which it would be possible to base the main classes and their order for a new general classification scheme.
    Ex: Among the documents that are worthy of consideration for abstracting are sources, in particular journals or reports issued by a specific organisation, for which the abstracting agency has undertaken to give comprehensive coverage.
    Ex: However rudimentary or advanced the system, and no matter what the age of the children involved, certain matters should be considered before setting out on the venture.
    Ex: Though the reference librarian cannot enter the reference process until he receives the question from the enquirer he is vitally concerned about all of its stages.
    Ex: If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex: If I decide to spring for this I'll let you in on what I find out.
    * emprender acciones legales = take + legal proceedings, take + legal action.
    * emprender el vuelo = take to + the sky.
    * emprenderla con Alguien = turn on + Nombre.
    * emprenderla(s) a golpes con = lam into, lay into.
    * emprenderlas con = lash out at/against/on.
    * emprender una acción = initiate + action.
    * emprender una iniciativa = undertake + enterprise.
    * emprender una lucha contra = launch + attack on.
    * emprender una tarea = go on + expedition.
    * emprender un negocio = take on + business venture.
    * emprender un proceso de = set on + a course of.
    * emprender un proyecto = undertake + project.

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    emprender [E1 ]
    vt
    ‹viaje› to embark on; ‹tarea/proyecto/aventura› to undertake
    emprender la retirada ( Mil) to beat a retreat
    el pájaro emprendió el vuelo the bird took flight
    emprendieron la lucha contra la droga they took up the fight against drugs
    el ejército emprendió el ataque contra el enemigo the army launched an attack on the enemy
    emprendimos el regreso al amanecer we began our o embarked on the return journey at daybreak
    emprenderla con algn: estaba de mal humor y la emprendió conmigo she was in a bad mood and she took it out on me
    la emprendió a puñetazos con él he started punching him
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    emprender ( conjugate emprender) verbo transitivo viaje to embark on;
    proyecto/aventura to undertake;
    ataque/ofensiva to launch;

    emprender el regreso to begin one's return journey
    emprender verbo transitivo
    1 (una tarea) to undertake
    2 (un viaje) to embark on, to set out
    ♦ Locuciones: emprenderla con alguien, to pick on sb

    ' emprender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    embarcarse
    - legal
    - encaminar
    - huida
    English:
    attack
    - begin
    - embark
    - go about
    - launch into
    - set about
    - strike out
    - undertake
    - launch
    - set
    - start
    - under
    * * *
    [trabajo, tarea, proyecto] to undertake; [viaje] to set off on; [ataque, ofensiva] to launch;
    emprender acciones judiciales contra alguien to initiate legal proceedings against sb;
    la prensa emprendió una campaña contra él the press launched a campaign against him;
    emprender el vuelo to fly off;
    ¿a qué hora emprenderás la marcha? what time are you setting off?;
    al oír la sirena emprendieron la huida when they heard the siren they took flight;
    el Papa emprendió viaje a Oriente Medio the Pope left on a trip to the Middle East;
    emprenderla con alguien: la emprendió con él sin provocación alguna she started laying into him without any provocation;
    la emprendió a puñetazos con su hermano he started punching his brother
    * * *
    v/t
    1 embark on, undertake
    2
    :
    emprenderla con alguien fam take it out on s.o.;
    emprenderla a golpes con alguien exchange blows with s.o.;
    emprenderla a tiros con alguien start shooting at s.o.
    * * *
    : to undertake, to begin
    * * *
    1. (en general) to start / to begin [pt. began; pp. begun]
    2. (viaje) to set off on [pt. & pp. set]

    Spanish-English dictionary > emprender

  • 506 empresa comercial

    f.
    business venture, venture, commercial enterprise, business concern.
    * * *
    (n.) = commercial agency, commercial vendor, commercial business, business firm
    Ex. Such processing is normally done by commercial agencies, although machines can be purchased for in-house use.
    Ex. Commercial vendors are completely outside conventional library systems, and might cream off the profitable end of the document supply market.
    Ex. This article explores some of the ways that companies are -- or will be -- using the Internet to improve the marketing of their commercial businesses.
    Ex. Collection and preservation of records is an expensive pursuit and the task of persuading cost conscious business firms that they ought to preserve their records is an unenviable one.
    * * *
    (n.) = commercial agency, commercial vendor, commercial business, business firm

    Ex: Such processing is normally done by commercial agencies, although machines can be purchased for in-house use.

    Ex: Commercial vendors are completely outside conventional library systems, and might cream off the profitable end of the document supply market.
    Ex: This article explores some of the ways that companies are -- or will be -- using the Internet to improve the marketing of their commercial businesses.
    Ex: Collection and preservation of records is an expensive pursuit and the task of persuading cost conscious business firms that they ought to preserve their records is an unenviable one.

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  • 507 empresa1

    1 = business [businesses, -pl.], commercial firm, company, corporation, firm, business enterprise, outfit, business interest, business firm, industrial firm, commercial enterprise, operating company.
    Ex. To a small or mid-sized business, information is critical for effective planning, growth and development.
    Ex. Difficulties over access to these can arise when research project has been financed by a scientific organization or commercial firm who have an interest in maintaining security.
    Ex. Among the companies offering 'Mice' are Microsoft, Vision and Apple, but more are anticipated.
    Ex. The main form of knowledge transfer and the basis for decision making within corporations has not been a paper, a document or a detailed report, but a set of overhead slides and the discussions around them.
    Ex. The European Development Fund finances projects in overseas countries for which European-based firms can supply equipment and know-how.
    Ex. The 'Books at work' project in Kalmar in southern Sweden is the result of collaboration between trade unions, business enterprises and the public library.
    Ex. The author compares the advantages and disadvantages of buying from the larger established companies and smaller outfits.
    Ex. As an example, the University of Hawaii libraries have installed an online catalogue on which they will hang a special assortment of databases that are needed by Hawaii and Pacific business interests.
    Ex. Collection and preservation of records is an expensive pursuit and the task of persuading cost conscious business firms that they ought to preserve their records is an unenviable one.
    Ex. In libraries serving industrial firms, for example, the cost of not finding information may be high; this is why 'hard headed businessmen' add to their overheads by paying for extensive library services.
    Ex. Some commercial enterprises subsidise satellite communications for academic institutions.
    Ex. In the future, these files will be made readily accessible to other Glaxo operating companies through the use of computers.
    ----
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * administración de empresas = business administration.
    * admnistrador de empresa = firm administrator.
    * archivo de empresa = business archives.
    * biblioteca de empresa = commercial library, industrial library, corporate library, company library, business library.
    * bibliotecario de empresa = industrial librarian.
    * comida de empresa = company dinner.
    * como las empresas = business-like.
    * conglomerado de empresas = conglomerate.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * curso mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich course.
    * dejar la empresa = jump + ship.
    * de la propia empresa = company-owned.
    * de toda la empresa = systemwide.
    * director de empresa = company director.
    * directorio de empresas en base de datos = corporate directory database, company directory database.
    * documentación de empresas = business record.
    * empresa afiliada = sister company.
    * empresa comercial = commercial agency, commercial vendor, commercial business, business firm.
    * empresa con solera = established player.
    * empresa consolidada = established player.
    * empresa constructora = property developer.
    * empresa consumada = established player.
    * empresa de búsqueda personalizada de ejecutivos = headhunter.
    * empresa de cobro de deudas = debt collection agency.
    * empresa de contabilidad = accounting firm.
    * empresa dedicada a la venta por correo = mail order company.
    * empresa dedicada al desarrollo de productos = product developer.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * empresa dedicada al proceso del cereal = corn processor.
    * empresa de grandes derroches = high roller.
    * empresa de investigación = research firm.
    * empresa de la limpieza = cleaning firm.
    * empresa de liempza = cleaning business.
    * empresa de limpieza = janitorial business.
    * empresa de medios de comunicación = media company.
    * empresa de mudanzas = mover.
    * empresa de nuestro grupo = sister company, sister organisation.
    * empresa de nueva creación = this sort of thing, startup [start-up].
    * empresa de ordenadores = computer company.
    * empresa de reparto de paquetes = package delivery company.
    * empresa de seguridad = security firm.
    * empresa de servicios = service organisation, service agency, service company.
    * empresa de servicios de información = information broker, broker, information broking.
    * empresa de servicio social = social utility.
    * empresa de servicios públicos = public utility, utility company.
    * empresa de solera = established player.
    * empresa de telecomunicaciones = computer bureau.
    * empresa de trabajo = industrial affiliation.
    * empresa de un grupo = operating company.
    * empresa de viajes = travel company.
    * empresa en la que sólo pueden trabajar empleados que pertenezcan a un sindic = close shop.
    * empresa farmacéutica = drug company.
    * empresa filial = subsidiary company.
    * empresa hipotecaria = mortgage company.
    * empresa industrial = industrial firm.
    * empresa organizadora de congresos = conference organiser.
    * empresa privada = private vendor, private company, private business, private firm.
    * empresa pública = civilian employer, public firm.
    * empresas americanas, las = corporate America.
    * empresa sindicada = union shop.
    * empresa televisiva = television company.
    * empresa transportadora = shipper, shipping agent.
    * en toda la empresa = company-wide, systemwide.
    * específico de las empresas = company-specific.
    * fusión de empresas = consolidation.
    * gasto de empresa = business expense.
    * gestión de empresas = business management.
    * grupo de empresas = business group.
    * guardería de la empresa = workplace crêche.
    * información sobre empresas = business intelligence.
    * intranet de empresa = corporate intranet.
    * libro de empresa = organisation manual.
    * mercado de la empresa = corporate market.
    * mundo de la empresa = business world.
    * mundo de la empresa, el = corporate world, the.
    * mundo de las empresas = business environment.
    * página web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * para toda la empresa = company-wide, enterprise-wide.
    * partícipe en la empresa = corporate insider.
    * patrocinado por la propia empresa = company-sponsored.
    * pequeña empresa = small business.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * programa de prácticas en la empresa = internship program(me), internship.
    * programa mixto de clases y práctica en la empresa = sandwich programme.
    * propiedad de la empresa = company-owned.
    * PYME (Pequeña y Mediana Empresa) = SME (Small and Medium Sized Enterprise).
    * que afecta a toda la empresa = enterprise-wide.
    * sitio web de empresa = business site, corporate site.
    * trabajador cualificado contratado de otra empresa = lateral hire.
    * ya parte de la empresa = on board.

    Spanish-English dictionary > empresa1

  • 508 en apuros

    = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits
    Ex. However, more and more is now expected of regional systems by their hard pressed member organizations.
    Ex. The prospect of cost savings for beleaguered university budgets have revitalized in resource sharing.
    Ex. I think if someone knowingly took a step which would reduce that security and something went wrong they would be in deep trouble.
    Ex. Several bodies exist that can provide advice and financial assistance to libraries in difficulties, but there are serious gaps.
    Ex. You may never need the soldering iron, but if it comes to the crunch and you suddenly find you need one, you'll be glad it's there.
    Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex. Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex. When the worst comes to the worst what we should really fear is ourselves, and each other.
    Ex. If the worst comes to the worst and you are attacked, try to escape rather than fight back, especially if you believe that your assailant may be armed.
    Ex. This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and a idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex. Anyway, this time around, the airline is finding itself in hot water for an entirely different reason.
    Ex. Egypt's Internet situation is in dire straits after two undersea cables in the Mediterranean were accidentally severed yesterday.
    * * *
    = hard-pressed, beleaguered, in deep trouble, in difficulties, if it comes to the crunch, when push comes to shove, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, in deep water, in hot water, in dire straits

    Ex: However, more and more is now expected of regional systems by their hard pressed member organizations.

    Ex: The prospect of cost savings for beleaguered university budgets have revitalized in resource sharing.
    Ex: I think if someone knowingly took a step which would reduce that security and something went wrong they would be in deep trouble.
    Ex: Several bodies exist that can provide advice and financial assistance to libraries in difficulties, but there are serious gaps.
    Ex: You may never need the soldering iron, but if it comes to the crunch and you suddenly find you need one, you'll be glad it's there.
    Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex: Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex: When the worst comes to the worst what we should really fear is ourselves, and each other.
    Ex: If the worst comes to the worst and you are attacked, try to escape rather than fight back, especially if you believe that your assailant may be armed.
    Ex: This unlikely threesome of a con artist, a hit man, and a idiot find themselves in deep water when their heist doesn't go off as planned.
    Ex: Anyway, this time around, the airline is finding itself in hot water for an entirely different reason.
    Ex: Egypt's Internet situation is in dire straits after two undersea cables in the Mediterranean were accidentally severed yesterday.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en apuros

  • 509 en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo

    Ex. Given the line of business they're in, it would be pretty embarrassing not to, but many cobblers' children run barefoot out there.
    * * *

    Ex: Given the line of business they're in, it would be pretty embarrassing not to, but many cobblers' children run barefoot out there.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en casa de herrero cuchillo de palo

  • 510 en contra de la raza blanca

    (adj.) = anti-white [antiwhite]
    Ex. Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.
    * * *
    (adj.) = anti-white [antiwhite]

    Ex: Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en contra de la raza blanca

  • 511 en el futuro

    = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come
    Ex. The December issue is especially useful for its list of conferences planned up to ten years ahead.
    Ex. It's not an academic problem; it's not a problem for ten years down the road; it's a problem that people are struggling with now.
    Ex. Recently the Government have accepted the recommendation of a working party that in future libraries should be self renewing and finite.
    Ex. In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex. In essence, an issues management group, within a corporation or other organization, attempts to identify technological or social issues likely to have positive or negative impact on the institution at some future date.
    Ex. Of course, we cannot tell in advance which particular subjects are likely to grow most in years to come.
    Ex. The number of libraries expected to acquire these workstations at some future time was also determined.
    Ex. It is certain that the technology will dominate the entire library scene in the years to come.
    Ex. Librarians and vendors will need each other in the years ahead and must learn how to do business with each other.
    Ex. The author considers the future plans and possible problem areas the library may have to face in years to come.
    Ex. While people dominate at this moment in time, they are altering their environment and, at some future point, will become extinct, giving way to dominance by another organism.
    Ex. So far this has only been adopted by four suppliers, but it has so many advantages for the user that it will surely become standard practice in the future.
    Ex. Call it what you want but for future reference it may be best to name it according to its function.
    Ex. In 1973 the Committee accepted cooperation in the Universal Bibliographic Control project as its main task for the years to come.
    * * *
    = Número + Tiempo + ahead, down the road, in future, in time(s) to come, at + future date, in (the) years to come, at some future time, in the years to come, in the years ahead, in years to come, at some future point, in the future, for future reference, for the years to come

    Ex: The December issue is especially useful for its list of conferences planned up to ten years ahead.

    Ex: It's not an academic problem; it's not a problem for ten years down the road; it's a problem that people are struggling with now.
    Ex: Recently the Government have accepted the recommendation of a working party that in future libraries should be self renewing and finite.
    Ex: In industrial societies even the poorest people acquire artefacts to embellish their surroundings; such 'bric-a-brac' may in some cases be the detritus of a previous age or a more affluent environment, and in some cases is destined to become 'collectable' in time to come.
    Ex: In essence, an issues management group, within a corporation or other organization, attempts to identify technological or social issues likely to have positive or negative impact on the institution at some future date.
    Ex: Of course, we cannot tell in advance which particular subjects are likely to grow most in years to come.
    Ex: The number of libraries expected to acquire these workstations at some future time was also determined.
    Ex: It is certain that the technology will dominate the entire library scene in the years to come.
    Ex: Librarians and vendors will need each other in the years ahead and must learn how to do business with each other.
    Ex: The author considers the future plans and possible problem areas the library may have to face in years to come.
    Ex: While people dominate at this moment in time, they are altering their environment and, at some future point, will become extinct, giving way to dominance by another organism.
    Ex: So far this has only been adopted by four suppliers, but it has so many advantages for the user that it will surely become standard practice in the future.
    Ex: Call it what you want but for future reference it may be best to name it according to its function.
    Ex: In 1973 the Committee accepted cooperation in the Universal Bibliographic Control project as its main task for the years to come.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en el futuro

  • 512 en este sentido

    = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect
    Ex. Not so much has been done along these lines, beyond the bounds of arithmetic, as might be done, primarily because of the economics of the situation.
    Ex. In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex. However, its potential in this direction became evident, and in 1966 a catalogue card service was started.
    Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex. Except for a few library schools like that of the University of Botswana which is gradually attempting to adapt the curricula to the African environment, little has been done in this vein in the other library schools.
    Ex. The most important events which took place in this spirit are the following.
    Ex. In this regard, the traditional view of the library as a storehouse of materials cast a long shadow over future goals.
    Ex. One major element in this effort is developing and educating existing library staff.
    Ex. In that spirit, I offer the following breakdown of Internet and Web documents.
    Ex. Abstracting journals especially suffer on this score because the preparation and inclusion of abstracts is time-consuming.
    Ex. It was dangerous but NASA made provisions to that effect.
    * * *
    = along these lines, in this connection, in this direction, in this sense, in this vein, in this spirit, in this regard, in this effort, in that spirit, on this score, to that effect

    Ex: Not so much has been done along these lines, beyond the bounds of arithmetic, as might be done, primarily because of the economics of the situation.

    Ex: In this connection, Ohmes and Jones of the Florida State University Library have offered some rather penetrating insights regarding what they call 'The Other Half of Cataloging'.
    Ex: However, its potential in this direction became evident, and in 1966 a catalogue card service was started.
    Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
    Ex: Except for a few library schools like that of the University of Botswana which is gradually attempting to adapt the curricula to the African environment, little has been done in this vein in the other library schools.
    Ex: The most important events which took place in this spirit are the following.
    Ex: In this regard, the traditional view of the library as a storehouse of materials cast a long shadow over future goals.
    Ex: One major element in this effort is developing and educating existing library staff.
    Ex: In that spirit, I offer the following breakdown of Internet and Web documents.
    Ex: Abstracting journals especially suffer on this score because the preparation and inclusion of abstracts is time-consuming.
    Ex: It was dangerous but NASA made provisions to that effect.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en este sentido

  • 513 en la medida en que

    = in that, so long as, to the extent that, to the degree that
    Ex. This will satisfy the second objective of an author catalogue, in that it becomes easy to review the extent of a library's collection of works by a specific author.
    Ex. In the case of the card catalog complete sequences exist whether or not someone is actually viewing them, while on a CRT (cathode-ray tube) screen they exist only so long as the phosphors continue to glow.
    Ex. A future with online catalogues will still require analytical entries, to the extent that records need to contain notes of contents of works.
    Ex. To the degree that this argument is true, it paints a rather pessimistic picture of the quality of much published research.
    * * *
    = in that, so long as, to the extent that, to the degree that

    Ex: This will satisfy the second objective of an author catalogue, in that it becomes easy to review the extent of a library's collection of works by a specific author.

    Ex: In the case of the card catalog complete sequences exist whether or not someone is actually viewing them, while on a CRT (cathode-ray tube) screen they exist only so long as the phosphors continue to glow.
    Ex: A future with online catalogues will still require analytical entries, to the extent that records need to contain notes of contents of works.
    Ex: To the degree that this argument is true, it paints a rather pessimistic picture of the quality of much published research.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en la medida en que

  • 514 en realidad

    actually, in fact
    * * *
    = actually, as a matter of fact, in fact, in reality, in truth, to all intents and purposes, in point of fact, in actuality, in a very real sense, in actual practice, in actual fact, for all intents and purposes, for that matter, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in all reality
    Ex. Dr. Richmond actually has had two careers.
    Ex. As a matter of fact, the record of the change is retained in at least the OCLC files and is, I am told, available to libraries.
    Ex. However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
    Ex. In reality the extent of integration for catalogue entries for different media depends on administrative considerations, such as which section of the library is responsible for the compilation of catalogues for the various media.
    Ex. But why had he said he offered to do the work for the superintendent when in truth she had initiated the request?.
    Ex. To all intents and purposes he is unaware of its existence.
    Ex. In point of fact, I am well aware that catalogers, as a group, resist with every cell in their bodies any attempt to erode or degrade or compromise the catalog.
    Ex. In actuality every librarian has a different concept of ephemeral materials.
    Ex. In a very real sense, library administration is only an extension of public administration.
    Ex. The supervisor in actual practice receives information not only from subordinates, but from superiors and from external sources.
    Ex. Despite carefully framed acquistions policy statements regarding fiction in actual fact libraries allocate only a small percentage of their meagre book funds to fiction.
    Ex. In the 20th century, the debate about weeding followed, for all intents and purposes, the contours of the controversy surrounding the Quincy Plan.
    Ex. A machine-readable national data base, or for that matter any catalog, should be capable of existing in time.
    Ex. If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
    Ex. If the truth be told, both sides of the political spectrum suffer from those who operate on emotions rather than logic.
    Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex. In all reality, the power now lies with serious buyers who know they have more room to negotiate when making offers.
    * * *
    = actually, as a matter of fact, in fact, in reality, in truth, to all intents and purposes, in point of fact, in actuality, in a very real sense, in actual practice, in actual fact, for all intents and purposes, for that matter, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in all reality

    Ex: Dr. Richmond actually has had two careers.

    Ex: As a matter of fact, the record of the change is retained in at least the OCLC files and is, I am told, available to libraries.
    Ex: However, one important feature to note about such systems is that many of them do not in fact organise knowledge or retrieve information.
    Ex: In reality the extent of integration for catalogue entries for different media depends on administrative considerations, such as which section of the library is responsible for the compilation of catalogues for the various media.
    Ex: But why had he said he offered to do the work for the superintendent when in truth she had initiated the request?.
    Ex: To all intents and purposes he is unaware of its existence.
    Ex: In point of fact, I am well aware that catalogers, as a group, resist with every cell in their bodies any attempt to erode or degrade or compromise the catalog.
    Ex: In actuality every librarian has a different concept of ephemeral materials.
    Ex: In a very real sense, library administration is only an extension of public administration.
    Ex: The supervisor in actual practice receives information not only from subordinates, but from superiors and from external sources.
    Ex: Despite carefully framed acquistions policy statements regarding fiction in actual fact libraries allocate only a small percentage of their meagre book funds to fiction.
    Ex: In the 20th century, the debate about weeding followed, for all intents and purposes, the contours of the controversy surrounding the Quincy Plan.
    Ex: A machine-readable national data base, or for that matter any catalog, should be capable of existing in time.
    Ex: If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
    Ex: If the truth be told, both sides of the political spectrum suffer from those who operate on emotions rather than logic.
    Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex: In all reality, the power now lies with serious buyers who know they have more room to negotiate when making offers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en realidad

  • 515 en resumen

    in short, to sum up
    * * *
    = in conclusion, in summary, simply put, the long and (the) short of, in sum, in all, to sum up, to sum it up, in essence, put simply, all in all, simply stated
    Ex. In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.
    Ex. There are in summary two important applications for classification theory.
    Ex. Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
    Ex. The article ' The long and short of a new business model' reviews the application of CD-R on-demand publishing to fill the gap between producing a few copies and spending large sums on replicators to produce 1000 or more copies = El artículo "Un nuevo modelo económico en breve" analiza la aplicación de la publicación en CD-Grabable según la demanda para cubrir el vacío que existe entre producir unas cuentas copias o invertir grandes sumas de dinero en reproductores de CD-ROM para producir 1.000 o más copias.
    Ex. In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex. In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex. To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex. To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex. In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex. Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
    Ex. All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex. Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.
    * * *
    = in conclusion, in summary, simply put, the long and (the) short of, in sum, in all, to sum up, to sum it up, in essence, put simply, all in all, simply stated

    Ex: In conclusion, it should not be necessary to say that instructions and guiding must be as brief as possible.

    Ex: There are in summary two important applications for classification theory.
    Ex: Simply put, it just doesn't pay to digitise information that few can use, and even fewer will pay for.
    Ex: The article ' The long and short of a new business model' reviews the application of CD-R on-demand publishing to fill the gap between producing a few copies and spending large sums on replicators to produce 1000 or more copies = El artículo "Un nuevo modelo económico en breve" analiza la aplicación de la publicación en CD-Grabable según la demanda para cubrir el vacío que existe entre producir unas cuentas copias o invertir grandes sumas de dinero en reproductores de CD-ROM para producir 1.000 o más copias.
    Ex: In sum, the librarian should have the knowledge, experience and sense to provide the right book to the right child at the right time = En suma, el bibliotecario debería tener el conocimiento, la experiencia y el sentido para ofrecer el libro correcto al niño adecuado en el momento oportuno.
    Ex: In all 20 per cent of visitors went out of the bookshop with a book they had intended to buy, 15 per cent went out with a book they had not intended to buy and 67 went out with both intended and unintended purchases.
    Ex: To sum up it may be said that overall annual energy costs can be reduced by as much as a third by careful planning.
    Ex: To sum it up, ISBD stands in sharp contrast to the ideal of concise and clear entries followed by the founders of Anglo-American cataloging.
    Ex: In essence these indexing languages are very similar to the lists of subject headings which are used in pre-coordinate indexing.
    Ex: Put simply, asymmetric threats are a version of not 'fighting fair,' which can include the use of surprise and weapons in ways unplanned by a nation.
    Ex: All in all, then, the book has plenty to attend to, plenty to enjoy, plenty to share.
    Ex: Simply stated, no, it is not improper to pour wine into your guest s wine glass if it still contains wine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en resumen

  • 516 encadenar

    v.
    1 to chain (up).
    El secuestrador encadenó a María The kidnapper chained Mary.
    2 to link (together).
    3 to link together, to connect.
    El constructor encadenó los salones The constructor connected the rooms.
    * * *
    1 (poner cadenas) to chain (up)
    2 figurado (enlazar) to connect, link up
    3 figurado (atar) to tie down
    * * *
    verb
    2) link
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=atar con cadenas) (lit) to chain, chain together; (fig) to tie down
    2) [+ prisionero] to fetter, shackle
    3) [+ de hechos, ideas] to connect, link
    4) (=inmovilizar) to shackle, paralyze, immobilize
    2.
    VI (Cine) to fade in
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <prisionero/bicicleta> to chain (up)
    b) obligación/trabajo to tie (down)
    c) <ideas/pensamientos> to link
    2) (Cin) <escenas/secuencias> to fade... together
    2.
    encadenarse v pron (refl)
    * * *
    = chain, shackle, fetter.
    Ex. Some institutional libraries were chained (when the books were necessarily shelved fore-edge outwards), the chains being attached to a staple riveted to an edge of one of the boards.
    Ex. Tom Sutherland, a professor at the American University of Beirut, was kidnapped in 1985 and held prisoner for six and a half years, for much of the time shackled to his prisoner Terry Anderson.
    Ex. Christ bears the cross on his shoulder at the head of a long shaft supported by a male prisoner fettered at the legs and a mendicant friar.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <prisionero/bicicleta> to chain (up)
    b) obligación/trabajo to tie (down)
    c) <ideas/pensamientos> to link
    2) (Cin) <escenas/secuencias> to fade... together
    2.
    encadenarse v pron (refl)
    * * *
    = chain, shackle, fetter.

    Ex: Some institutional libraries were chained (when the books were necessarily shelved fore-edge outwards), the chains being attached to a staple riveted to an edge of one of the boards.

    Ex: Tom Sutherland, a professor at the American University of Beirut, was kidnapped in 1985 and held prisoner for six and a half years, for much of the time shackled to his prisoner Terry Anderson.
    Ex: Christ bears the cross on his shoulder at the head of a long shaft supported by a male prisoner fettered at the legs and a mendicant friar.

    * * *
    encadenar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹prisionero› to chain, chain up
    encadenó la bicicleta a la reja she chained the bicycle to the railings
    2 «obligación/trabajo» to tie, tie down
    3 ‹ideas/pensamientos› to link
    B ( Cin) ‹escenas/secuencias› to fade … together
    ( refl) encadenarse A algo to chain oneself TO sth
    se encadenaron a las rejas en señal de protesta they chained themselves to the railings in protest
    * * *

    encadenar ( conjugate encadenar) verbo transitivoprisionero/bicicleta to chain (up)
    encadenar verbo transitivo
    1 to chain [a, to]
    figurado está encadenada a la casa, she's tied to the house
    2 (ideas) to link, connect
    ' encadenar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    chain
    - fetter
    * * *
    vt
    1. [atar] to chain (up) (a to)
    2. [enlazar] to link (together)
    * * *
    v/t chain (up); fig
    link o
    put together
    * * *
    1) : to chain
    2) : to connect, to link
    3) inmovilizar: to immobilize
    * * *
    encadenar vb to chain

    Spanish-English dictionary > encadenar

  • 517 encargado de ventas

    Ex. Sales managers see the virtue of common applications in all offices they visit and management see the value of common standards for business reports and resource utilisation.
    * * *

    Ex: Sales managers see the virtue of common applications in all offices they visit and management see the value of common standards for business reports and resource utilisation.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encargado de ventas

  • 518 encargado1

    1 = manager [manageress, -fem.], official, attendant, appointee, housekeeper [house-keeper], minder, business manager, line manager, warden, overseer, person-in-charge.
    Ex. Such hosts are more likely to be accessed by end-users such as economists and managers, than information workers.
    Ex. See also reference tracings include related headings such as personal and corporate headings for officials, pseudonyms used as uniform headings, etc.
    Ex. Other libraries allow bags to be brought in but an attendant is employed to check the contents as the reader leaves the library.
    Ex. Upon hearing the favourable appraisal the committee was giving of her, the young appointee swelled with pride.
    Ex. A software agent named SiteHelper is designed to act as a housekeeper for the Web server and as a helper for a Web user to find relevant information at a particular site.
    Ex. Education for librarianship should concern itself with encouraging self-reliance and sustained questioning rather than training servile machine minders.
    Ex. Watman wondered how the profession would react to the idea of a business manager instead of assistant.
    Ex. The major advantage is that staff feel able to talk more freely to colleagues than to a line manager.
    Ex. Carers and wardens are encouraged to involve themselves in the service.
    Ex. At the top of the hierarchy would be the high officials and their families: the vizier, the overseer of the treasury, and the first priest.
    Ex. Every fax machine is to be assigned to a person-in-charge who will have the responsibility of distributing incoming fax messages to recipients.
    ----
    * encargado de anotar los tantos = scorer.
    * encargado de buscar a los alumnos que hacen novillos = truant officer.
    * encargado de hacer el presupuesto = budgetmaker.
    * encargado de la colección = stock editor.
    * encargado de la gestión de documentos = record(s) manager.
    * encargado de la gestión documental = record(s) manager.
    * encargado de la información = intelligence officer.
    * encargado de la lista = list moderator.
    * encargado del almacén = warehouse keeper, warehouseman [warehousemen, pl.].
    * encargado de la máquina de imprimir = machine-minder.
    * encargado de las tareas domésticas = housekeeper.
    * encargado de la tecnología de la información = information technologist.
    * encargado del correo = mail clerk.
    * encargado del desarrollo de nuevos productos = product developer.
    * encargado de librería = bookstore clerk.
    * encargado de llevar a cabo = implementor [implementer].
    * encargado de llevar el marcador = scorer.
    * encargado de orientar al lector = readers' adviser.
    * encargado de personal = personnel officer, welfare officer.
    * encargado de poner en práctica = implementor [implementer].
    * encargado de prestar los primeros auxilios = first aider.
    * encargado de recoger = gatherer.
    * encargado de recursos humanos = human resource manager.
    * encargado de relaciones públicas = public liaison.
    * encargado de seguridad = security officer, security officer.
    * encargado de ventas = sales manager.
    * encargados = line management.
    * encargados, los = people in charge, the.
    * joven ayudante del encargado de la máquina de imprimir = machine boy.
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].

    Spanish-English dictionary > encargado1

  • 519 encarnación

    f.
    1 incarnation, avatar, embodiment.
    2 Encarnación.
    * * *
    1 RELIGIÓN incarnation
    2 figurado embodiment, incarnation
    * * *
    SF (Rel) incarnation; (=personificación) embodiment, personification
    * * *
    femenino incarnation
    * * *
    = incarnation, embodiment, embodier, avatar.
    Ex. The term indexing language can seem rather daunting, and has certainly had different meanings in its different incarnations.
    Ex. At first, large public libraries organised readers' advisory services as the embodiment of library adult education.
    Ex. In the end, whether public libraries are allowed to continue in their present depressed state or whether they will become a many-sided embodier and nourisher of a literate society's literacy, depends not on the standards discussed by the professionals, but on those willed by the public.
    Ex. The article 'Information age avatars' addresses the question of the role of the librarian in preparing for a future of networked information and digital libraries.
    * * *
    femenino incarnation
    * * *
    = incarnation, embodiment, embodier, avatar.

    Ex: The term indexing language can seem rather daunting, and has certainly had different meanings in its different incarnations.

    Ex: At first, large public libraries organised readers' advisory services as the embodiment of library adult education.
    Ex: In the end, whether public libraries are allowed to continue in their present depressed state or whether they will become a many-sided embodier and nourisher of a literate society's literacy, depends not on the standards discussed by the professionals, but on those willed by the public.
    Ex: The article 'Information age avatars' addresses the question of the role of the librarian in preparing for a future of networked information and digital libraries.

    * * *
    1 (personificación) incarnation
    es la encarnación del mal he is the incarnation o embodiment of evil, he is evil personified
    2 ( Relig) incarnation
    * * *

    encarnación sustantivo femenino
    incarnation
    encarnación sustantivo femenino
    1 Rel incarnation
    2 (persona) personification
    ' encarnación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    embodiment
    - incarnation
    - personification
    * * *
    1. [personificación] [cosa] embodiment;
    [persona] personification
    2. Rel
    la Encarnación the Incarnation
    * * *
    f
    1 REL incarnation
    2 fig
    embodiment
    * * *
    encarnación nf, pl - ciones : incarnation, embodiment

    Spanish-English dictionary > encarnación

  • 520 encasillar

    v.
    1 to pigeonhole.
    Ellos encasillaron los mensajes They pigeonholed the messages.
    2 to put in a box, to enter into a grid (poner en casillas).
    3 to typecast, to stereotype, to pigeonhole, to type.
    Ellos encasillaron a la nueva They typecast the newbie.
    * * *
    1 (poner en casillas) to pigeonhole
    2 (clasificar) to classify, class
    3 (actor, actriz) to typecast
    1 figurado to limit oneself
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=poner en casillas) to pigeonhole, categorize; (=clasificar) to classify
    2) (Teat) to typecast
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to class, categorize, pigeonhole
    2.
    encasillarse v pron
    * * *
    = pigeonhole, box in.
    Ex. The information specialist can identify reference questions by subject area if the requests seem to fit into 1 of the 3 technologies; but he or she cannot pigeonhole requests which have blurred boundaries.
    Ex. What is important is that agencies face few barriers to disseminating information on the Web quickly rather than being boxed in by standardization requirements = Lo que es importante es que las agencias se encuentran pocas trabas para diseminar información en la web de una forma rápida más que verse restringidas por cuestiones de normalización.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to class, categorize, pigeonhole
    2.
    encasillarse v pron
    * * *
    = pigeonhole, box in.

    Ex: The information specialist can identify reference questions by subject area if the requests seem to fit into 1 of the 3 technologies; but he or she cannot pigeonhole requests which have blurred boundaries.

    Ex: What is important is that agencies face few barriers to disseminating information on the Web quickly rather than being boxed in by standardization requirements = Lo que es importante es que las agencias se encuentran pocas trabas para diseminar información en la web de una forma rápida más que verse restringidas por cuestiones de normalización.

    * * *
    encasillar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (actor) to typecast
    2 (personal) to categorize
    B (categorizar) to class, classify, categorize
    sus novelas se pueden encasillar dentro del género policial her novels can be classed o classified o categorized as detective fiction
    no me gusta que me encasillen dentro de ningún movimiento en particular I don't like to be pigeonholed o categorized as a member of any particular movement
    no quiso encasillarse dentro de ninguna tendencia he didn't want to be identified with any tendency, he didn't want to be classified o categorized as being part of any tendency
    * * *

    encasillar ( conjugate encasillar) verbo transitivo
    to class, categorize, pigeonhole
    encasillar verbo transitivo to pigeonhole: a ese actor lo encasillaron en papeles de seductor, they type-cast that actor as a seducer
    ' encasillar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    typecast
    - type
    * * *
    1. [clasificar] to classify, to pigeonhole ( como as);
    lo encasillaron como un provocador he was marked down o branded as an agitator
    2. [actor, actriz] to typecast;
    fue encasillada en papeles de mala she was typecast as a villain
    3. [poner en casillas] to put in a box, to enter into a grid
    * * *
    v/t
    1 class, classify
    2 ( estereotipar) pigeonhole
    * * *
    clasificar: to classify, to pigeonhole, to categorize

    Spanish-English dictionary > encasillar

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