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to examine sth

  • 1 Guerra del Golfo Persa, la

    = Persian Gulf War, the
    Ex. The Persian Gulf War provided a unique opportunity to examine the relationship between censorship and the emotional and critical tone of television news.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Guerra del Golfo Persa, la

  • 2 a escala mundial

    = globally, on a global scale
    Ex. This article aims to examine both currently and globally the varying degrees of application of information technology to information services in several continents.
    Ex. Academic sites will install document servers to make publications and electronic archives available on a global scale.
    * * *
    = globally, on a global scale

    Ex: This article aims to examine both currently and globally the varying degrees of application of information technology to information services in several continents.

    Ex: Academic sites will install document servers to make publications and electronic archives available on a global scale.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a escala mundial

  • 3 a mano

    adj.
    at hand, within reach.
    adv.
    1 by hand, manually.
    2 at hand, at close hand, on hand, near at hand.
    * * *
    (escrito) handwritten, by hand 2 (hecho) handmade, by hand 3 (lavado) by hand 4 (cerca) to hand, handy, near
    * * *
    = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach
    Ex. A screen is displayed which allows scanning of the bar-coded numbers or entry of the numbers by hand.
    Ex. Title indexes of this type could be generated manually, but they are particularly easy to produce with the aide of a computer.
    Ex. An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex. The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex. It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.
    Ex. Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.
    * * *
    = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach

    Ex: A screen is displayed which allows scanning of the bar-coded numbers or entry of the numbers by hand.

    Ex: Title indexes of this type could be generated manually, but they are particularly easy to produce with the aide of a computer.
    Ex: An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
    Ex: The desire soon dies away and the book is forgotten if copies are not handy = El deseo pronto muere y el libro se olvida si no hay ejemplares a mano.
    Ex: It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.
    Ex: Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a mano

  • 4 a nivel mundial

    = worldwide [world-wide], globally
    Ex. In 1985 there were 889 million illiterates worldwide.
    Ex. This article aims to examine both currently and globally the varying degrees of application of information technology to information services in several continents.
    * * *
    = worldwide [world-wide], globally

    Ex: In 1985 there were 889 million illiterates worldwide.

    Ex: This article aims to examine both currently and globally the varying degrees of application of information technology to information services in several continents.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a nivel mundial

  • 5 a su debido tiempo

    = in due course, timely, in due time
    Ex. We shall examine the further, and more detailed, divisions presented in the main tables in due course.
    Ex. The State, as producer, is deficient in producing sufficient copies to meet demand, ensuring timely distribution, and providing efficient bibliographic control.
    Ex. Whatever carrier you use, for long-term preservation (over decades) you have to refresh and migrate data carriers in due time.
    * * *
    = in due course, timely, in due time

    Ex: We shall examine the further, and more detailed, divisions presented in the main tables in due course.

    Ex: The State, as producer, is deficient in producing sufficient copies to meet demand, ensuring timely distribution, and providing efficient bibliographic control.
    Ex: Whatever carrier you use, for long-term preservation (over decades) you have to refresh and migrate data carriers in due time.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a su debido tiempo

  • 6 a su tiempo

    = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner
    Ex. It is a recognized fact that the Library of Congress cannot possibly catalog all the books needed by all libraries in a timely fashion.
    Ex. We shall examine the further, and more detailed, divisions presented in the main tables in due course.
    Ex. Not only is it crucial to follow validation requirements to the letter, it is extremely important to carry them out in a timely manner.
    * * *
    = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner

    Ex: It is a recognized fact that the Library of Congress cannot possibly catalog all the books needed by all libraries in a timely fashion.

    Ex: We shall examine the further, and more detailed, divisions presented in the main tables in due course.
    Ex: Not only is it crucial to follow validation requirements to the letter, it is extremely important to carry them out in a timely manner.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a su tiempo

  • 7 abogado

    f. & m.
    1 lawyer, attorney, attorney-at-law, advocate.
    2 public attorney, solicitor.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: abogar.
    * * *
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 lawyer, solicitor (tribunal supremo) barrister
    2 figurado advocate, champion
    \
    ejercer de abogado to practise law, be a lawyer
    abogado de oficio legal -aid lawyer
    abogado defensor counsel for the defense
    abogado del diablo devil's advocate
    abogado del Estado public prosecutor, US attorney general
    abogado laborista union lawyer
    * * *
    (f. - abogada)
    noun
    lawyer, attorney
    * * *
    abogado, -a
    SM / F
    1) lawyer, attorney(-at-law) (EEUU)

    ejercer de abogadoto practise o (EEUU) practice law

    recibirse de abogado esp LAm to qualify as a lawyer

    abogado/a auxiliar — Méx junior lawyer

    abogado/a criminalista — criminal lawyer

    abogado/a defensor(a) — defending counsel

    abogado/a del Estado — public prosecutor, attorney general (EEUU)

    abogado/a de oficio — court-appointed counsel, duty solicitor, public defender (EEUU)

    abogado/a de secano — barrack-room lawyer

    abogado/a laboralista — labour lawyer, labor lawyer (EEUU)

    abogado/a matrimonialista — divorce lawyer

    abogado/a penalista — Méx criminal lawyer

    2) (=defensor, partidario) champion, advocate
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino ( en general) lawyer, solicitor ( in UK); ( ante un tribunal superior) attorney ( in US), barrister ( in UK)
    * * *
    = attorney, lawyer, prosecutor, barrister-at-law, barrister, trial lawyer.
    Ex. For example, an unwed woman who fears she is pregnant may have appointments made with an attorney in a legal assistance society and conselors in abortion clinics or maternity homes.
    Ex. Conceived initially to demonstrate a potential tool to assist lawyers in adjudicatory proceedings, the system appears to have potential for addressing a broad spectrum of record management requirements.
    Ex. This article discusses one case that illustrates how even well trained federal prosecutors can grow confused about how to apply the intellectual property law.
    Ex. A barrister-at-law Barry quickly adjusted himself to the particular problems of the library profession.
    Ex. An MP, a barrister, and a financial consultant present the case for charging Value Added Tax (VAT) on books.
    Ex. All this deterioration has been to complicate and thereby fatten the pockets of trial lawyers in collusion with our judges.
    ----
    * abogado civil = civilian lawyer, people's lawyer.
    * abogado defensor = defence attorney [defense attorney, -USA].
    * abogado de la corona = Queen's Counsel (QC).
    * abogado del diablo = devil's advocate.
    * abogado del estado = Queen's Counsel (QC).
    * abogado de oficio = legal aid.
    * abogado especializado en divorcios = divorce lawyer.
    * abogado fiscal = prosecuting attorney, district attorney, district counsel.
    * abogado general = advocate-general.
    * abogado matrimonialista = divorce lawyer.
    * abogado procurador = solicitor.
    * abogado que asesora a los presos = jailhouse lawyer.
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster, shark lawyer.
    * ayudante de abogado = paralegal [para-legal].
    * bufete de abogados = law centre, law firm, law office.
    * Colegio de Abogados = Law Society.
    * despacho de abogados = law centre, law office.
    * firma de abogados = legal assistance society, law firm.
    * jerga de los abogados = legalease.
    * * *
    - da masculino, femenino ( en general) lawyer, solicitor ( in UK); ( ante un tribunal superior) attorney ( in US), barrister ( in UK)
    * * *
    = attorney, lawyer, prosecutor, barrister-at-law, barrister, trial lawyer.

    Ex: For example, an unwed woman who fears she is pregnant may have appointments made with an attorney in a legal assistance society and conselors in abortion clinics or maternity homes.

    Ex: Conceived initially to demonstrate a potential tool to assist lawyers in adjudicatory proceedings, the system appears to have potential for addressing a broad spectrum of record management requirements.
    Ex: This article discusses one case that illustrates how even well trained federal prosecutors can grow confused about how to apply the intellectual property law.
    Ex: A barrister-at-law Barry quickly adjusted himself to the particular problems of the library profession.
    Ex: An MP, a barrister, and a financial consultant present the case for charging Value Added Tax (VAT) on books.
    Ex: All this deterioration has been to complicate and thereby fatten the pockets of trial lawyers in collusion with our judges.
    * abogado civil = civilian lawyer, people's lawyer.
    * abogado defensor = defence attorney [defense attorney, -USA].
    * abogado de la corona = Queen's Counsel (QC).
    * abogado del diablo = devil's advocate.
    * abogado del estado = Queen's Counsel (QC).
    * abogado de oficio = legal aid.
    * abogado especializado en divorcios = divorce lawyer.
    * abogado fiscal = prosecuting attorney, district attorney, district counsel.
    * abogado general = advocate-general.
    * abogado matrimonialista = divorce lawyer.
    * abogado procurador = solicitor.
    * abogado que asesora a los presos = jailhouse lawyer.
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster, shark lawyer.
    * ayudante de abogado = paralegal [para-legal].
    * bufete de abogados = law centre, law firm, law office.
    * Colegio de Abogados = Law Society.
    * despacho de abogados = law centre, law office.
    * firma de abogados = legal assistance society, law firm.
    * jerga de los abogados = legalease.

    * * *
    abogado -da
    masculine, feminine
    (en general) lawyer, solicitor ( BrE); (ante un tribunal superior) attorney ( AmE), barrister ( BrE)
    no necesito abogados, yo me sé defender ( fam); I don't need anyone to defend me, I can stand up for myself
    Compuestos:
    abogado criminalista, abogada criminalista
    masculine, feminine criminal lawyer
    abogado defensor, abogada defensora
    masculine, feminine defense lawyer ( AmE), defence counsel ( BrE), counsel for the defence ( BrE)
    masculine devil's advocate
    abogado de oficio, abogada de oficio
    masculine, feminine lawyer provided under the legal aid scheme, public defender ( AmE)
    abogado general, abogada general
    (UE) masculine, feminine advocate general
    abogado del estado, abogada del estado
    masculine, feminine ≈ district attorney ( AmE); ≈ public prosecutor ( BrE)
    abogado laboralista, abogada laboralista
    masculine, feminine labor* lawyer ( AmE), employment lawyer
    abogado matrimonialista, abogada matrimonialista
    masculine, feminine divorce lawyer
    abogado penalista, abogada penalista
    masculine, feminine criminal lawyer
    abogado procesalista, abogada procesalista
    masculine, feminine lawyer in a court of first instance, trial lawyer ( AmE)
    * * *

     

    Del verbo abogar: ( conjugate abogar)

    abogado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    abogado    
    abogar
    abogado
    ◊ -da sustantivo masculino, femenino ( en general) lawyer, solicitor ( in UK);


    ( ante un tribunal superior) attorney ( in US), barrister ( in UK);

    abogado del diablo devil's advocate
    abogado,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino lawyer, solicitor, US attorney, US counsellor
    (en tribunal supremo) barrister
    abogado criminalista, criminal lawyer
    abogado de oficio, legal aid lawyer
    abogado del diablo, Devil's advocate
    abogado del Estado, public prosecutor
    abogado defensor, counsel for the defense
    abogado laboralista, union lawyer
    El término general es lawyer. Un solicitor prepara documentos legales, representa a su cliente en los tribunales inferiores y ayuda al barrister, quien representa a su cliente en los tribunales superiores. En algunos Estados de EE. UU. se emplea la palabra attorney y en otros counsellor, aunque las dos significan lo mismo: lawyer, abogado.
    abogar verbo transitivo to plead
    abogar en favor de, to plead for, defend
    abogar por una causa, to advocate o champion sthg

    ' abogado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogada
    - bufete
    - criminalista
    - defensor
    - defensora
    - diablo
    - estado
    - estudiar
    - laboralista
    - letrada
    - letrado
    - minuta
    - monta
    - notaria
    - notario
    - oficio
    - casar
    - cliente
    - clientela
    - consultorio
    - ejercer
    - licenciado
    - patrocinar
    - preciarse
    - procurador
    - qué
    English:
    advice
    - advocate
    - attorney
    - barrister
    - charge
    - client
    - contact
    - counsel
    - counsellor
    - counselor
    - cross-examine
    - dispose
    - draw up
    - lawyer
    - local
    - prosecution
    - see
    - service
    - solicitor
    - strike off
    - brief
    - from
    - legal
    - prosecutor
    * * *
    abogado, -a nm,f
    1. Der lawyer, US attorney
    abogado criminalista criminal lawyer;
    abogado defensor counsel for the defence;
    abogado del Estado public prosecutor;
    abogado de familia family lawyer;
    abogado laboralista labour lawyer;
    abogado matrimonialista divorce lawyer;
    abogado de oficio legal aid lawyer
    2. [intercesor] intermediary;
    [defensor] advocate;
    siempre ha sido un abogado de los pobres he has always stood up for the poor
    abogado del diablo devil's advocate;
    hacer de abogado del diablo to play devil's advocate
    * * *
    m, abogada f lawyer, Br
    solicitor; en tribunal superior attorney, Br
    barrister;
    no le faltaron abogados fig there were plenty of people who defended him
    * * *
    abogado, -da n
    : lawyer, attorney
    * * *
    1. (en general) lawyer / solicitor

    Spanish-English dictionary > abogado

  • 8 abrigar esperanza

    (v.) = foster + hope, cherish + hope
    Ex. The simplest way to foster hope is to examine the goals that emerge from our desires and ambitions.
    Ex. If a woman receives a bouquet of damask roses in springtime, she will have a faithful lover; but if she received them in winter, she will cherish blasted hopes.
    * * *
    (v.) = foster + hope, cherish + hope

    Ex: The simplest way to foster hope is to examine the goals that emerge from our desires and ambitions.

    Ex: If a woman receives a bouquet of damask roses in springtime, she will have a faithful lover; but if she received them in winter, she will cherish blasted hopes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrigar esperanza

  • 9 acrilamida

    f.
    acrylamide.
    * * *
    Ex. The aim of this work was to examine the effect of blanching or soaking in different acid solutions on the acrylamide content in potato crisps.
    * * *

    Ex: The aim of this work was to examine the effect of blanching or soaking in different acid solutions on the acrylamide content in potato crisps.

    Spanish-English dictionary > acrilamida

  • 10 acumulación

    f.
    1 accumulation, cumulation, assemblage, build-up.
    2 accumulation, amassment.
    3 accumulation, buildup, bunch, congeries.
    * * *
    1 accumulation
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (=acto) accumulation; (=reserva) pile, stock
    * * *
    femenino accumulation
    * * *
    = accumulation, build-up [buildup], accretion, congestion, hoarding, accrual, stockpiling.
    Ex. Preliminary decisions must be taken before plunging into the accumulation of index terms, and analysis of relationships.
    Ex. No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex. The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex. The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex. Too often, the librarian's expertise is seen as a hoarding function.
    Ex. Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
    Ex. The consequences of the massive stockpiling and consumption of antimicrobial agents in order to treat or prevent this disease must also be considered.
    ----
    * acumulación anual = year cumulation.
    * acumulación de reservas = stockpile, accumulation of stockpiles, stockpiling.
    * * *
    femenino accumulation
    * * *
    = accumulation, build-up [buildup], accretion, congestion, hoarding, accrual, stockpiling.

    Ex: Preliminary decisions must be taken before plunging into the accumulation of index terms, and analysis of relationships.

    Ex: No problem usually with terminals and micros but there could be an undesirable temperature build-up in confined areas.
    Ex: The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex: The transmission of data on the conventional telephone network is inconvenient because it takes up the available channels for longer times than the average conversation thus causing congestion.
    Ex: Too often, the librarian's expertise is seen as a hoarding function.
    Ex: Calcium and possibly vitamin D intake throughout childhood and adolescence may enhance bone mineral accrual.
    Ex: The consequences of the massive stockpiling and consumption of antimicrobial agents in order to treat or prevent this disease must also be considered.
    * acumulación anual = year cumulation.
    * acumulación de reservas = stockpile, accumulation of stockpiles, stockpiling.

    * * *
    accumulation
    * * *

    acumulación sustantivo femenino
    accumulation
    ' acumulación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    banco
    - concentración
    English:
    accumulation
    - build-up
    - build
    - responsible
    * * *
    1. [acción] accumulation
    2. [montón] accumulation, collection;
    una acumulación peligrosa de residuos a dangerous build-up of waste deposits
    * * *
    f accumulation
    * * *
    acumulación nf, pl - ciones : accumulation

    Spanish-English dictionary > acumulación

  • 11 adición

    f.
    1 addition, increase, increment.
    2 addition, annexation, adding, annex.
    3 addition, sum.
    * * *
    1 addition
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Mat) addition; (=sumar) adding, adding up
    2) (Jur) acceptance
    3) Cono Sur (=cuenta) bill, check (EEUU)
    * * *
    a) ( acción) addition; ( parte añadida) addition
    b) (Mat) addition
    c) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)
    * * *
    = addition, summation, supplementation, accretion, infusion, adding.
    Ex. A scheme should allow expansion, to permit the additions of new subjects or more specific subdivision of existing subjects.
    Ex. The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex. The infusion of computers and data bases into the law office and the tremendous increase in published legal materials have given rise to the need for the law librarian.
    Ex. This can range from simple adding of columns to automatic recalculation of all related figures when one is changed (as in a spreadsheet; see below).
    ----
    * adición de valor = value adding.
    * * *
    a) ( acción) addition; ( parte añadida) addition
    b) (Mat) addition
    c) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)
    * * *
    = addition, summation, supplementation, accretion, infusion, adding.

    Ex: A scheme should allow expansion, to permit the additions of new subjects or more specific subdivision of existing subjects.

    Ex: The summation of human experience is being expanded at a prodigious rate, and the means we use for threading through the consequent maze to the momentarily important item is the same as was used in the days of square-rigged ships.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: The introduction of computer filing has made us examine every aspect of the process, to stop doing things out of habit, to retain those principles which are logical and comprehensible and to discard those which are simply the accretions of the years.
    Ex: The infusion of computers and data bases into the law office and the tremendous increase in published legal materials have given rise to the need for the law librarian.
    Ex: This can range from simple adding of columns to automatic recalculation of all related figures when one is changed (as in a spreadsheet; see below).
    * adición de valor = value adding.

    * * *
    1 (acción) addition
    con la adición de un prefijo with the addition of a prefix, by adding a prefix
    2 (parte añadida) addition
    las últimas adiciones a su colección the latest additions to his collection
    3 ( Mat) addition
    4 ( RPl) (cuenta) check ( AmE), bill ( BrE)
    * * *

    adición sustantivo femenino
    a) (Mat) addition

    b) (RPl) ( cuenta) check (AmE), bill (BrE)

    adición sustantivo femenino addition ➣ Ver nota en sumar
    ' adición' also found in these entries:
    English:
    addition
    - bill
    - check
    - sum
    * * *
    1. [suma] addition;
    hay que efectuar la adición de todos los gastos we have to calculate the total cost
    2. [añadidura] addition;
    el garage es una adición reciente the garage is a recent addition
    3. RP [cuenta] Br bill, US check
    * * *
    f
    1 MAT addition
    2 Rpl
    en restaurante check, Br
    bill
    * * *
    adición nf, pl - ciones : addition
    * * *
    adición n addition

    Spanish-English dictionary > adición

  • 12 adorno

    m.
    1 decoration.
    de adorno decorative (árbol, figura)
    2 adornment, decoration, frill, garnishing.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: adornar.
    * * *
    1 decoration, adornment
    2 COSTURA trimming
    3 COCINA garnish
    \
    de adorno decorative
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=objeto) ornament
    2) (=decoración) ornamentation, adornment

    no se puede comer, está de adorno — you can't eat it, it's just for decoration

    no funciona, está o es de adorno — it doesn't work, it's just for show

    3) (Cos) trim, trimming
    4) (Culin) garnish
    * * *
    a) ( objeto) ornament
    b) ( decoración) adornment

    lo tenemos de adorno — (hum) it's just for show

    * * *
    = embellishment, motif, ornament, display, adornment.
    Ex. Although university education in modern India dates back to 1856, libraries developed haphazardly and were more embellishments than an integral part of the academic programme.
    Ex. Novelty was increasingly achieved by adapting some exotic or more or less explicitly historical motif within this framework.
    Ex. He had never before taken the time to examine the immense two-story granite structure of modified Romanesque design, with its massive arched entrance generously treated with carved ornament.
    Ex. The nineteenth century also saw an explosion of exaggerated and decorated letter forms intended for display.
    Ex. In particular, body piercings, tattoos, self-mutilation, cosmetic surgery and eating disorders all form part of American culture's obsession with corporeal malleability and the body as a form of adornment.
    ----
    * adornos = bells and whistles.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * todos los adornos extras = all the bells and whistles.
    * * *
    a) ( objeto) ornament
    b) ( decoración) adornment

    lo tenemos de adorno — (hum) it's just for show

    * * *
    = embellishment, motif, ornament, display, adornment.

    Ex: Although university education in modern India dates back to 1856, libraries developed haphazardly and were more embellishments than an integral part of the academic programme.

    Ex: Novelty was increasingly achieved by adapting some exotic or more or less explicitly historical motif within this framework.
    Ex: He had never before taken the time to examine the immense two-story granite structure of modified Romanesque design, with its massive arched entrance generously treated with carved ornament.
    Ex: The nineteenth century also saw an explosion of exaggerated and decorated letter forms intended for display.
    Ex: In particular, body piercings, tattoos, self-mutilation, cosmetic surgery and eating disorders all form part of American culture's obsession with corporeal malleability and the body as a form of adornment.
    * adornos = bells and whistles.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * todos los adornos extras = all the bells and whistles.

    * * *
    1 (objeto) ornament
    los adornos de Navidad the Christmas decorations
    2
    (decoración): su único adorno eran unos pendientes a pair of earrings was her only adornment
    una tela tan rica no necesita adorno ninguno such a rich fabric doesn't need any decoration o adornment
    una falda con adorno de pasamanería a skirt trimmed with frills
    de adorno for decoration
    le puso unas aceitunas de adorno she added a few olives for decoration
    lo tenemos de adorno ( hum); it's just for show
    * * *

    Del verbo adornar: ( conjugate adornar)

    adorno es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    adornó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    adornar    
    adorno
    adornar ( conjugate adornar) verbo transitivo
    a)habitación/sombrero/comida to decorate

    b)relato/discurso to embellish

    c) [flores/banderas] to adorn

    adornarse verbo pronominal ( refl) ‹cabeza/pelo to adorn
    adorno sustantivo masculino




    adornar verbo transitivo to adorn, decorate
    adorno sustantivo masculino decoration, adornment
    ♦ Locuciones: de adorno (que no hace nada) just for show: tienen el coche de adorno, porque nunca van a ningún sitio, they just have the car for show; they never go anywhere in it
    ' adorno' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    borla
    - brazalete
    - colgante
    - orla
    - plumaje
    - revestir
    - ribete
    - tocada
    - tocado
    - viñeta
    - aplique
    - bagatela
    - baratija
    - chiche
    - chuchería
    - complicado
    - figurita
    - flecos
    - franja
    - horrible
    - huachafo
    - jareta
    - móvil
    - paño
    - pluma
    English:
    adornment
    - bauble
    - flourish
    - ornament
    - salad
    - trim
    - trimming
    - decoration
    - decorative
    - for
    - garnish
    * * *
    adorno nm
    [objeto] ornament;
    los adornos navideños the Christmas decorations;
    de adorno [árbol, figura] decorative;
    es sólo de adorno [no funciona] it's just for show;
    Fam Hum
    estar de adorno: está aquí sólo de adorno he's just taking up space here;
    no está aquí sólo de adorno he's not here just because he's a pretty face
    * * *
    m ornament; de Navidad decoration
    * * *
    adorno nm
    : ornament, decoration
    * * *
    adorno n decoration

    Spanish-English dictionary > adorno

  • 13 aduana

    f.
    customs.
    derechos de aduana customs duty
    pasar por la aduana to go through customs
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: aduanar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: aduanar.
    * * *
    1 customs plural
    2 (oficinas) customs building
    \
    pasar (por) la aduana to go through customs
    oficial de aduana customs officer
    * * *
    noun f.
    customs, customs office
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=institución) customs; (=oficina) customs house; (=impuesto) customs duty
    2) ** (=escondite) pad **, hide-out; (=refugio) safe house; Méx (=burdel) brothel
    * * *
    femenino customs
    * * *
    = customs, port of entry.
    Ex. Customs barriers and restrictions on agency agreements for publishers may make life easier but there is no immediate sign of monetary union which would simplify the payment for international interlending transactions.
    Ex. Ports of entry employees are also responsible for making sure that the laws relating to importation of cigarettes are observed.
    ----
    * inspector de aduanas = customs official, immigration officer.
    * oficial de aduanas = immigration officer, customs official.
    * servicio de aduanas = customs and excise agency.
    * * *
    femenino customs
    * * *
    = customs, port of entry.

    Ex: Customs barriers and restrictions on agency agreements for publishers may make life easier but there is no immediate sign of monetary union which would simplify the payment for international interlending transactions.

    Ex: Ports of entry employees are also responsible for making sure that the laws relating to importation of cigarettes are observed.
    * inspector de aduanas = customs official, immigration officer.
    * oficial de aduanas = immigration officer, customs official.
    * servicio de aduanas = customs and excise agency.

    * * *
    customs
    ¿dónde está la aduana? where is customs?, where is the customs building ( o shed etc)?
    todas las aduanas españolas se vieron afectadas por la huelga all the customs points in Spain were affected by the strike
    * * *

     

    aduana sustantivo femenino
    customs;

    aduana sustantivo femenino
    1 customs pl
    2 (impuesto) duty

    ' aduana' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    declarar
    - derecho
    - pasar
    English:
    check
    - clear
    - customs
    - examine
    - smuggle
    - clearance
    - custom
    - get
    * * *
    aduana nf
    [servicio] customs [singular]; [edificio] customs house;
    pasar por la aduana to go through customs;
    derechos de aduana customs duty
    * * *
    f customs;
    derechos de aduana customs duty sg ;
    exento de aduana duty-free
    * * *
    aduana nf
    : customs, customs office
    * * *
    aduana n customs

    Spanish-English dictionary > aduana

  • 14 ahondar

    v.
    to deepen.
    * * *
    1 (hacer profundo) to deepen, make deeper
    1 to go deep
    2 (investigar) to examine
    * * *
    1.
    VT to deepen, make deeper
    2.
    VI

    ahondar en — to study thoroughly, explore

    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to go into (greater) detail

    ahondar en algo< en tema> to look at something in (greater) detail o in depth; < en problema> to examine something in (greater) detail

    2.
    ahondar vt < pozo> to make... deeper
    * * *
    = dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface.
    Ex. Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.
    Ex. Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    ----
    * ahondar en = delve into.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo intransitivo to go into (greater) detail

    ahondar en algo< en tema> to look at something in (greater) detail o in depth; < en problema> to examine something in (greater) detail

    2.
    ahondar vt < pozo> to make... deeper
    * * *
    = dig + deep, dig + deep beneath the surface.

    Ex: Are we prepared to dig deep into our well of humanity & humility in order to uplift ourselves?.

    Ex: Her central themes are still love and sex, but she digs deeper beneath the surface to examine the gray areas of moral responsibility and gender relations.
    * ahondar en = delve into.

    * * *
    ahondar [A1 ]
    vi
    to go into (greater) detail ahondar EN algo:
    en la próxima clase ahondaremos en este tema we will look at this subject in (greater) detail o in depth in the next class
    mencionó una serie de problemas sin ahondar en ninguno he touched on a series of problems without examining any of them in detail o going into any of them in depth
    ■ ahondar
    vt
    ‹pozo› to make … deeper
    * * *

    ahondar
    I verbo transitivo to deepen
    II verbo intransitivo to go deep
    figurado ahondar en un tema, to go into a subject in depth
    ' ahondar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    deepen
    - deep
    - delve
    * * *
    vt
    [hoyo, túnel] to deepen;
    el paso del tiempo ahondó las diferencias entre los dos hermanos the differences between the two brothers grew wider as time went by
    vi
    ahondar en [penetrar] to penetrate deep into;
    [profundizar] to study in depth;
    no quiero ahondar más en esta cuestión I don't want to go into this matter any further
    * * *
    I v/i
    :
    ahondar en algo go into sth in depth
    II v/t make … deeper
    * * *
    : to deepen
    : to elaborate, to go into detail

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahondar

  • 15 ahorro de energía

    (n.) = energy conservation, energy saving, savings in energy
    Ex. Let us attempt to examine these factors with particular reference to the field of energy conservation.
    Ex. The energy crisis of the early 1970s encouraged programmes on non-conventional energy sources and energy saving.
    Ex. Some of the advantages of renovating rather than constructing a new building include considerable savings in money and energy = Algunas de las ventajas de renovar más que construir un nuevo edificio son el ahorro considerable de dinero y esfuerzo.
    * * *
    (n.) = energy conservation, energy saving, savings in energy

    Ex: Let us attempt to examine these factors with particular reference to the field of energy conservation.

    Ex: The energy crisis of the early 1970s encouraged programmes on non-conventional energy sources and energy saving.
    Ex: Some of the advantages of renovating rather than constructing a new building include considerable savings in money and energy = Algunas de las ventajas de renovar más que construir un nuevo edificio son el ahorro considerable de dinero y esfuerzo.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ahorro de energía

  • 16 al alcance

    adj.
    within reach, at hand, near, ready.
    * * *
    = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range
    Ex. It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.
    Ex. Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.
    Ex. As the major US telecommunications service providers install fibre optic cable, the availability of interactive video is within sight.
    Ex. In this way the fowler could work his way through the shallows to within gunshot of the fowl, so as to let fly with his rifle as they took off from the water.
    Ex. 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.
    * * *
    = within reach, within easy reach, within sight, within gunshot, within range

    Ex: It is well worth the trouble to examine and negotiate financial matters with NGOs within reach in the country or the region to take advantage of their various assitance policies.

    Ex: Local catalogues are of great value in showing at a glance the contents of libraries within easy reach.
    Ex: As the major US telecommunications service providers install fibre optic cable, the availability of interactive video is within sight.
    Ex: In this way the fowler could work his way through the shallows to within gunshot of the fowl, so as to let fly with his rifle as they took off from the water.
    Ex: 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al alcance

  • 17 alentar la esperanza

    (v.) = foster + hope
    Ex. The simplest way to foster hope is to examine the goals that emerge from our desires and ambitions.
    * * *
    (v.) = foster + hope

    Ex: The simplest way to foster hope is to examine the goals that emerge from our desires and ambitions.

    Spanish-English dictionary > alentar la esperanza

  • 18 algunos

    adj.
    some, a few, an odd number of.
    pron.
    some.
    * * *
    (f. - algunas) some
    * * *
    = a few, some people
    Ex. Examine the definition of geography in a few dictionaries and encyclopaedias.
    Ex. I think if some people couldn't smoke on the job, they'd be wrecks.
    * * *
    = a few, some people

    Ex: Examine the definition of geography in a few dictionaries and encyclopaedias.

    Ex: I think if some people couldn't smoke on the job, they'd be wrecks.

    Spanish-English dictionary > algunos

  • 19 analizar

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

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

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

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

     

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

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

    c) (Ling) to parse

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar

  • 20 analizar de nuevo

    (v.) = reexamine [re-examine]
    Ex. This paper discusses factors which led to the need to reexamine the use of UK dealers, the major difference between UK and US dealers being their variance in pricing policies.
    * * *
    (v.) = reexamine [re-examine]

    Ex: This paper discusses factors which led to the need to reexamine the use of UK dealers, the major difference between UK and US dealers being their variance in pricing policies.

    Spanish-English dictionary > analizar de nuevo

См. также в других словарях:

  • examine — UK US /ɪgˈzæmɪn/ verb [T] ► to check or study something carefully, especially to prove an idea, learn new information, or discover possible problems: thoroughly/closely/carefully examine sth »The company’s financial statements will then be… …   Financial and business terms

  • examine — ex|am|ine W2S3 [ıgˈzæmın] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: examiner, from Latin examinare, from examen weighing out ] 1.) to look at something carefully and thoroughly because you want to find out more about it ▪ A team of divers was… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • examine — verb (T) 1 to look at something carefully, in order to make a decision, find something, check something etc: After examining the evidence, I can find no truth in these claims. | examine sth for: The police will have to examine the weapon for… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • go over sth — Ⅰ. go over (sth) ► to become or make something become greater than a particular limit of time, money, etc. : »These additional costs made the project go over. »Be prepared to go over budget. Main Entry: ↑over Ⅱ. UK US go over sth Phrasal Verb… …   Financial and business terms

  • run through sth — UK US run through sth Phrasal Verb with run({{}}/rʌn/ verb (running, ran, run) ► to look at, examine, or deal with a set of things, especially quickly: »We ran through the list of machines, but none of them were what we were looking for. run… …   Financial and business terms

  • check sth out — UK US check sth out Phrasal Verb with check({{}}/tʃek/ verb ► to examine something or get more information about it, especially in order to make sure that it is safe, correct, or suitable: »Many firms are still not checking out how their rivals… …   Financial and business terms

  • go into sth — UK US go into sth Phrasal Verb with go({{}}/gəʊ/ verb (going, went, gone) ► to start doing a particular type of work: »My son s planning to go into journalism. »She s decided to go into business as a freelance computer programmer. ► to discuss,… …   Financial and business terms

  • look into sth — UK US look into sth Phrasal Verb with look({{}}/lʊk/ verb [I] ► to examine the facts about a problem or situation: »We re looking into the possibility of merging the two departments …   Financial and business terms

  • look over sth — UK US look over sth Phrasal Verb with look({{}}/lʊk/ verb [I] ► to quickly examine something: »I had a few minutes before the meeting to look over the figures …   Financial and business terms

  • run the rule over sth — ► to examine something to see if it is good enough or right for a particular purpose: »A number of bidders are understood to be running the rule over the company. Main Entry: ↑run …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌcheck sb/sth ˈout — phrasal verb to examine someone or something in order to be certain that everything is correct, true, or satisfactory I ve been taking loads of photographs, just to check out the camera.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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