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  • 1 a cualquier precio

    at any cost
    * * *
    = at any cost, at all costs, at any price
    Ex. Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex. This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex. The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.
    * * *
    = at any cost, at all costs, at any price

    Ex: Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.

    Ex: This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex: The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a cualquier precio

  • 2 a toda costa

    at all costs, at any price
    * * *
    * * *
    = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price
    Ex. Although not absolutely necessary, unique call numbers are very helpful during this stage of the conversion.
    Ex. This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex. He has promised to bring Sam back, and will do so come what may, even if it involves a trudge across the country in snowshoes.
    Ex. Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex. The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.
    * * *
    = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price

    Ex: Although not absolutely necessary, unique call numbers are very helpful during this stage of the conversion.

    Ex: This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex: He has promised to bring Sam back, and will do so come what may, even if it involves a trudge across the country in snowshoes.
    Ex: Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex: The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a toda costa

  • 3 anarquista

    adj.
    1 anarchist.
    2 anarchistic.
    f. & m.
    1 anarchist, subversive element.
    2 anarchist, person who advocates anarchy or anarchism.
    * * *
    1 anarchist
    1 anarchist
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ anarchist, anarchistic
    2.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo anarchist (before n)
    II
    masculino y femenino anarchist
    * * *
    = anarchist, anarchistic.
    Ex. Such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars, who are probably anarchists anyway.
    Ex. This paper discusses the anarchistic nature of Internet culture.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo anarchist (before n)
    II
    masculino y femenino anarchist
    * * *
    = anarchist, anarchistic.

    Ex: Such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars, who are probably anarchists anyway.

    Ex: This paper discusses the anarchistic nature of Internet culture.

    * * *
    anarchist ( before n)
    anarchist
    * * *

    anarquista adjetivo
    anarchist ( before n)
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    anarchist
    anarquista adjetivo & mf anarchist
    ' anarquista' also found in these entries:
    English:
    anarchist
    * * *
    adj
    anarchist
    nmf
    anarchist
    * * *
    I adj anarchist atr
    II m/f anarchist
    * * *
    anarquista adj & nmf
    : anarchist

    Spanish-English dictionary > anarquista

  • 4 antieconómico

    adj.
    uneconomical, uneconomic, wasteful.
    * * *
    1 uneconomical
    * * *
    ADJ uneconomic, uneconomical
    * * *
    = uneconomic, unprofitable, wasteful.
    Ex. It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.
    Ex. They are most willing than most to accept an obligation to produce worthwhile but financially unprofitable books and journals.
    Ex. It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    ----
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * * *
    = uneconomic, unprofitable, wasteful.

    Ex: It would be uneconomic and foolish to persevere with human assignment of controlled-language terms.

    Ex: They are most willing than most to accept an obligation to produce worthwhile but financially unprofitable books and journals.
    Ex: It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.

    * * *
    uneconomic
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    antieconómico, -a adj
    1. [caro] expensive
    2. [no rentable] uneconomic
    * * *
    adj uneconomic

    Spanish-English dictionary > antieconómico

  • 5 bohemio

    adj.
    1 bohemian, nonconventional.
    2 Bohemian, native of Bohemia.
    m.
    bohemian, nonconventional person.
    * * *
    1 (vida etc) bohemian
    2 (de Bohemia) Bohemian
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 (artista etc) bohemian
    1 Bohemian life style
    * * *
    bohemio, -a
    ADJ SM / F
    1) (Geog) Bohemian
    2) (=poco convencional) bohemian
    * * *
    I
    - mia adjetivo
    a) <vida/artista> bohemian
    b) ( de Bohemia) Bohemian
    II
    - mia masculino, femenino bohemian
    * * *
    Ex. Such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars, who are probably anarchists anyway.
    * * *
    I
    - mia adjetivo
    a) <vida/artista> bohemian
    b) ( de Bohemia) Bohemian
    II
    - mia masculino, femenino bohemian
    * * *

    Ex: Such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars, who are probably anarchists anyway.

    * * *
    1 ‹vida/artista› bohemian
    2 (de Bohemia) Bohemian
    masculine, feminine
    1 (artista) bohemian
    2 (de Bohemia) Bohemian
    * * *

    bohemio
    ◊ - mia adjetivo

    a)vida/artista bohemian


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    bohemian
    bohemio,-a adjetivo bohemian, hippy
    ' bohemio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bohemia
    English:
    Bohemian
    * * *
    bohemio, -a
    adj
    1. [aspecto, vida, barrio] bohemian
    2. [de Bohemia] Bohemian
    nm,f
    1. [artista, vividor] bohemian
    2. [de Bohemia] Bohemian
    * * *
    I adj bohemian
    II m, bohemia f bohemian
    * * *
    bohemio, - mia adj & n
    : bohemian, Bohemian

    Spanish-English dictionary > bohemio

  • 6 canónico

    adj.
    canonical, canonic, orthodox, doctrinaire.
    * * *
    1 canonical
    * * *
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo canonical, canonic
    * * *
    Ex. Those objections not amenable to such solution were disposed of with the canonical assurance that such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars.
    ----
    * derecho canónico = canon law.
    * división canónica = canonical division.
    * indización canónica = canonical indexing.
    * * *
    - ca adjetivo canonical, canonic
    * * *

    Ex: Those objections not amenable to such solution were disposed of with the canonical assurance that such wasteful practices are only engaged in for the benefit of a certain, arbitrarily small, class of Bohemian scholars.

    * derecho canónico = canon law.
    * división canónica = canonical division.
    * indización canónica = canonical indexing.

    * * *
    canonical, canonic derecho3 (↑ derecho (3))
    * * *

    canónico
    ◊ -ca adjetivo

    canonical, canonic

    * * *
    canónico, -a adj
    canonical;
    * * *
    adj canonical;
    * * *
    canónico, -ca adj
    1) : canonical
    2)
    derecho canónico : canon law

    Spanish-English dictionary > canónico

  • 7 colaboración estrecha

    Ex. They identified a lack of close collaboration between all the agencies resulting in wasteful duplication and an uneven distribution of services.
    * * *

    Ex: They identified a lack of close collaboration between all the agencies resulting in wasteful duplication and an uneven distribution of services.

    Spanish-English dictionary > colaboración estrecha

  • 8 comportamiento antiético

    (n.) = unethical behaviour, unethical conduct
    Ex. The pressure to publish leads to unethical behaviour by researchers producing wasteful publication in order to remain visible.
    Ex. A chapter on adequate cause for dismissal addresses incompetency, neglect of duty, insubordination, and immoral or unethical conduct.
    * * *
    (n.) = unethical behaviour, unethical conduct

    Ex: The pressure to publish leads to unethical behaviour by researchers producing wasteful publication in order to remain visible.

    Ex: A chapter on adequate cause for dismissal addresses incompetency, neglect of duty, insubordination, and immoral or unethical conduct.

    Spanish-English dictionary > comportamiento antiético

  • 9 consumidor

    adj.
    consuming, consumptive, wasteful.
    m.
    1 consumer, user.
    2 consumer.
    * * *
    1 consuming
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 consumer
    * * *
    (f. - consumidora)
    noun
    * * *
    consumidor, -a
    SM / F consumer

    consumidor(a) de drogas — drug user, drug taker

    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.
    Ex. It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex. This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    ----
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo

    consumidor de algo: los países consumidores de este cereal — the countries which consume this cereal

    II
    - dora masculino, femenino consumer
    * * *
    = consumer, eater, consumptive.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: Abstracting and indexing data are a vital component in the communication link between the originator of information and its ultimate consumer.

    Ex: It has puzzled many commentators that the name of such a respectable provincial library should appear in the novel 'Confessions of an Opium eater', an account of the bizarre nightmares suffered by De Quincey, the author, as a result of his addiction to opium.
    Ex: This has made enhancement and customization more controllable and less consumptive of resources.
    * Asociación Nacional de Oficinas de Información al Consumidor (NACAB) = National Association of Citizens' Advice Bureaux (NACAB).
    * confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence.
    * consumidor de bebidas = drinker.
    * consumidor de drogas = drug user.
    * consumidor de heroina = heroin user.
    * consumidor excesivo = overspender [over-spender].
    * defensa del consumidor = consumer protection.
    * departamento de defensa del consumidor = consumer protection department.
    * derecho del consumidor = consumer law.
    * derechos del consumidor = consumer rights [consumers' rights].
    * determinado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * dirigido al consumidor = consumer-oriented.
    * división del mercado por grupos de consumidores = market segmentation.
    * educación de consumidores = consumer education.
    * grupo de consumidores = consumer group.
    * guiado por el consumidor = consumer-driven [consumer driven].
    * hacer a gusto del consumidor = make to + order.
    * índice de confianza del consumidor = consumer confidence index.
    * información al consumidor = consumer information, consumer advice, consumer affairs.
    * no consumidor = nonconsumptive.
    * oficina del consumidor = consumer guidance office.
    * oficina de protección al consumidor = consumer protection office.
    * servicio de información al consumidor = Consumer Advice Centre (CAC), consumer advisory service.

    * * *
    consumidor DE algo:
    los países consumidores de este cereal the countries which consume this cereal
    masculine, feminine
    consumer
    proteger al consumidor to protect the consumer
    somos grandes consumidores de carne vacuna we are great consumers of beef o beef consumers, we consume a lot of beef
    * * *

    consumidor
    ◊ - dora sustantivo masculino, femenino

    consumer
    consumidor,-ora sustantivo masculino y femenino consumer

    ' consumidor' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consumidora
    English:
    consumer
    - consumer advocate
    - consumer credit
    - drug
    - user
    * * *
    consumidor, -ora
    adj
    el primer país consumidor de electricidad the country with the highest consumption of electricity
    nm,f
    [de producto] consumer; [en bar, restaurante] patron, customer;
    es un gran consumidor de comida rápida he eats a lot of fast food
    * * *
    m, consumidora f COM consumer
    * * *
    : consumer
    * * *
    consumidor n consumer

    Spanish-English dictionary > consumidor

  • 10 contra viento y marea

    figurado come hell or high water
    * * *
    at all costs, come what may
    * * *
    = at all costs, against (all/the) odds, at any cost, at any price, come hell or high water
    Ex. This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex. Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.
    Ex. Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex. The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.
    Ex. Come hell or high water, I'm going to stick to my guns and make this happen.
    * * *
    = at all costs, against (all/the) odds, at any cost, at any price, come hell or high water

    Ex: This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.

    Ex: Reg Groome has accomplished his revitalization program against odds that would have overwhelmed a weaker and less determined person.
    Ex: Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex: The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.
    Ex: Come hell or high water, I'm going to stick to my guns and make this happen.

    Spanish-English dictionary > contra viento y marea

  • 11 cueste lo que cueste

    at any cost, whatever it costs
    * * *
    * * *
    = at any cost, at all costs, at any price
    Ex. Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.
    Ex. This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex. The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.
    * * *
    = at any cost, at all costs, at any price

    Ex: Illegal work practices aimed at achieving economic success at any cost were widespread.

    Ex: This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex: The new law would scrap the existing anti-scalping law and allow tickets to be resold at any price.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cueste lo que cueste

  • 12 derrochador

    adj.
    spendthrift, wasteful, squandering, lavish.
    m.
    spendthrift, big spender, spender, squanderer.
    * * *
    1 wasteful, squandering, spendthrift
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 squanderer, wasteful person, spendthrift
    * * *
    derrochador, -a
    ADJ SM / F spendthrift
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino squanderer, spendthrift
    * * *
    = wasteful, profligate, overspender [over-spender], spender, big spender, spendthrift.
    Ex. It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    Ex. Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    Ex. The site shows that the highest proportions of 'tossers' -- or overspenders -- are in Northern Ireland and eastern England.
    Ex. And when men are the spenders, they typically shell out more than wives do -- about 40 percent more.
    Ex. Married couples with children, the nation's biggest spenders, may not be be able to continue spending as much in the future as they have in the past.
    Ex. Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.
    * * *
    I
    - dora adjetivo
    II
    - dora masculino, femenino squanderer, spendthrift
    * * *
    = wasteful, profligate, overspender [over-spender], spender, big spender, spendthrift.

    Ex: It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.

    Ex: Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    Ex: The site shows that the highest proportions of 'tossers' -- or overspenders -- are in Northern Ireland and eastern England.
    Ex: And when men are the spenders, they typically shell out more than wives do -- about 40 percent more.
    Ex: Married couples with children, the nation's biggest spenders, may not be be able to continue spending as much in the future as they have in the past.
    Ex: Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.

    * * *
    tiene un marido derrochador her husband is really wasteful with money o is a spendthrift o squanders all their money
    hoy estoy derrochador I'm feeling extravagant today, I feel like splashing out today ( colloq)
    masculine, feminine
    squanderer, spendthrift
    * * *

    derrochador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo: es muy derrochador he's a real spendthrift

    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino
    squanderer, spendthrift
    derrochador,-ora
    I adjetivo wasteful
    II sustantivo masculino y femenino wasteful person, squanderer, spendthrift

    ' derrochador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    derrochadora
    - botarate
    English:
    extravagant
    - spendthrift
    - wasteful
    * * *
    derrochador, -ora
    adj
    wasteful
    nm,f
    spendthrift
    * * *
    I adj wasteful
    II m, derrochadora f spendthrift
    * * *
    : extravagant, wasteful
    : spendthrift

    Spanish-English dictionary > derrochador

  • 13 desperdiciador

    adj.
    spendthrift, wasteful.
    m.
    spendthrift, squanderer, lavisher.
    * * *
    desperdiciador, -a
    ADJ SM / F spendthrift
    * * *
    Ex. Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    * * *

    Ex: Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.

    * * *
    wasteful
    masculine, feminine
    spendthrift
    * * *
    desperdiciador, -ora
    adj
    wasteful
    nm,f
    wastrel, rogue

    Spanish-English dictionary > desperdiciador

  • 14 despilfarrador

    adj.
    squanderer, profligate, unthrifty, wasteful.
    m.
    squanderer, waster, wastrel.
    * * *
    1 spendthrift, wasteful
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 spendthrift, waster, squanderer
    * * *
    despilfarrador, -a
    1.
    ADJ (=malgastador) [de dinero] extravagant, wasteful; [de recursos, esfuerzos] wasteful
    2.
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino spendthrift
    * * *
    = wasteful, profligate, spendthrift.
    Ex. It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    Ex. Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    Ex. Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.
    * * *
    - dora masculino, femenino spendthrift
    * * *
    = wasteful, profligate, spendthrift.

    Ex: It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.

    Ex: Mearns, too, has warned against ' profligate expenditure of time and effort when the reference librarian's own curiosity is fired to a point where he feels himself impelled to seek personal satisfaction'.
    Ex: Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.

    * * *
    wasteful, spendthrift ( before n)
    masculine, feminine
    spendthrift
    * * *
    despilfarrador, -ora
    adj
    wasteful, spendthrift
    nm,f
    spendthrift, squanderer
    * * *
    I adj wasteful
    II m, despilfarradora f spendthrift
    * * *
    : extravagant, wasteful
    : spendthrift, prodigal

    Spanish-English dictionary > despilfarrador

  • 15 disipador

    adj.
    squandering, wasteful, dissipative, prodigal.
    m.
    1 spendthrift, a prodigal, a lavisher.
    2 squanderer, dissipater, spendthrift, dissipator.
    3 radiator, cooler, heat dissipator.
    * * *
    disipador, -a
    SM / F spendthrift
    * * *
    Ex. Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.
    * * *

    Ex: Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    spendthrift, profligate ( liter)
    Compuesto:
    heat sink
    * * *
    disipador, -ora
    nm,f
    [de fortunas] spendthrift
    nm
    Informát disipador térmico heat sink
    * * *
    I adj spendthrift
    II m, disipadora f spendthrift

    Spanish-English dictionary > disipador

  • 16 egoísmo

    m.
    selfishness, egotism, egoism, self-interest.
    * * *
    1 selfishness, egoism
    * * *
    SM egoism, selfishness
    * * *
    masculino selfishness, egotism
    * * *
    = egotism, egoism, selfishness.
    Ex. This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.
    Ex. This complex issue is analyzed in terms of 3 schools of moral theory: Self interest (or egoism); Utilitarianism; and Respect for Persons (or Kantian theory).
    Ex. Selfishness was regarded as the most probable cause of the malpractices.
    * * *
    masculino selfishness, egotism
    * * *
    = egotism, egoism, selfishness.

    Ex: This article presents a decalogue of a librarian's faults: a library for the benefit of librarians; a library for the benefit of the management; a drive to obtain new technology at all costs; egotism of departments; egotism of libraries; dictatorship instead of management; working 'in silence'; putting on blinkers; laissez-faire; and wasteful use of time, people and resources.

    Ex: This complex issue is analyzed in terms of 3 schools of moral theory: Self interest (or egoism); Utilitarianism; and Respect for Persons (or Kantian theory).
    Ex: Selfishness was regarded as the most probable cause of the malpractices.

    * * *
    selfishness, egoism, egotism
    * * *

    egoísmo sustantivo masculino
    selfishness, egotism
    egoísmo sustantivo masculino egoism, selfishness
    ' egoísmo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    consubstancial
    - consustancial
    - gesto
    English:
    egoism
    - selfishness
    - selflessness
    * * *
    selfishness, egoism
    * * *
    m selfishness, egoism
    * * *
    : selfishness, egoism
    * * *
    egoísmo n selfishness

    Spanish-English dictionary > egoísmo

  • 17 falta de ética profesional

    (n.) = misconduct, professional misconduct, unethical behaviour, unethical conduct, unprofessional conduct, unprofessional conduct, malpractice
    Ex. Misconduct in research and publication have led to a loss in public confidence in science and publications = La falta de ética profesional en la investigación y publicación ha llevado a una pérdida de confianza por parte del público en la ciencia y en las publicaciones.
    Ex. Malpractice may be defined as any professional misconduct or unreasonable lack of skill in the performance of professional duties through intentional carelessness or simple ignorance.
    Ex. The pressure to publish leads to unethical behaviour by researchers producing wasteful publication in order to remain visible.
    Ex. A chapter on adequate cause for dismissal addresses incompetency, neglect of duty, insubordination, and immoral or unethical conduct.
    Ex. This section concerns issues of disciplinary proceedings, determination of good moral character in the professions, and unprofessional conduct.
    Ex. This section concerns issues of disciplinary proceedings, determination of good moral character in the professions, and unprofessional conduct.
    Ex. Malpractice may be defined as any professional misconduct or unreasonable lack of skill in the performance of professional duties through intentional carelessness or simple ignorance.
    * * *
    (n.) = misconduct, professional misconduct, unethical behaviour, unethical conduct, unprofessional conduct, unprofessional conduct, malpractice

    Ex: Misconduct in research and publication have led to a loss in public confidence in science and publications = La falta de ética profesional en la investigación y publicación ha llevado a una pérdida de confianza por parte del público en la ciencia y en las publicaciones.

    Ex: Malpractice may be defined as any professional misconduct or unreasonable lack of skill in the performance of professional duties through intentional carelessness or simple ignorance.
    Ex: The pressure to publish leads to unethical behaviour by researchers producing wasteful publication in order to remain visible.
    Ex: A chapter on adequate cause for dismissal addresses incompetency, neglect of duty, insubordination, and immoral or unethical conduct.
    Ex: This section concerns issues of disciplinary proceedings, determination of good moral character in the professions, and unprofessional conduct.
    Ex: This section concerns issues of disciplinary proceedings, determination of good moral character in the professions, and unprofessional conduct.
    Ex: Malpractice may be defined as any professional misconduct or unreasonable lack of skill in the performance of professional duties through intentional carelessness or simple ignorance.

    Spanish-English dictionary > falta de ética profesional

  • 18 hipotecar el futuro

    (v.) = mortgage + the future
    Ex. The author argues that the country's future is mortgaged to its wasteful apartheid past.
    * * *
    (v.) = mortgage + the future

    Ex: The author argues that the country's future is mortgaged to its wasteful apartheid past.

    Spanish-English dictionary > hipotecar el futuro

  • 19 innecesario

    adj.
    unnecessary, needless, uncalled-for, unrequired.
    * * *
    1 unnecessary
    * * *
    1. (f. - innecesaria)
    adj.
    2. adv.
    * * *
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo unnecessary
    * * *
    = innecessary, needless, unnecessary, superfluous, gratuitous, uncalled-for, unneeded.
    Ex. The papers analysed were all published in biomedical or physical science journals, where the peer review process is strict with respect to verbosity and innecessary illustrations.
    Ex. It is becoming urgently necessary for all information agencies to develop the closest co-operation to avoid wasting their resources through needless duplication and friction.
    Ex. Consequently, it would be wasteful and unnecessary to list, or enumerate, Space and Time facets in every main class schedule.
    Ex. The business community began to see the institutions of the Community as meddlesome or, as in the case of the European Parliament, superfluous.
    Ex. However, most librarians do not have the training for counseling and should avoid gratuitous tampering with the lives of library patrons.
    Ex. Reserve services are not noticeably curtailed; but the added clerical burden on the staff is cited as a serious, expensive, and possibly uncalled-for consequence of compliance.
    Ex. The author concludes that science libraries buy many unneeded books.
    ----
    * hacer innecesario = obviate + the need for, make + redundant.
    * hacer que Algo sea innecesario = render + unnecessary.
    * riesgo innecesario = unnecessary risk.
    * * *
    - ria adjetivo unnecessary
    * * *
    = innecessary, needless, unnecessary, superfluous, gratuitous, uncalled-for, unneeded.

    Ex: The papers analysed were all published in biomedical or physical science journals, where the peer review process is strict with respect to verbosity and innecessary illustrations.

    Ex: It is becoming urgently necessary for all information agencies to develop the closest co-operation to avoid wasting their resources through needless duplication and friction.
    Ex: Consequently, it would be wasteful and unnecessary to list, or enumerate, Space and Time facets in every main class schedule.
    Ex: The business community began to see the institutions of the Community as meddlesome or, as in the case of the European Parliament, superfluous.
    Ex: However, most librarians do not have the training for counseling and should avoid gratuitous tampering with the lives of library patrons.
    Ex: Reserve services are not noticeably curtailed; but the added clerical burden on the staff is cited as a serious, expensive, and possibly uncalled-for consequence of compliance.
    Ex: The author concludes that science libraries buy many unneeded books.
    * hacer innecesario = obviate + the need for, make + redundant.
    * hacer que Algo sea innecesario = render + unnecessary.
    * riesgo innecesario = unnecessary risk.

    * * *
    ‹comentario› unnecessary; ‹gasto› unnecessary, needless
    * * *

    innecesario
    ◊ - ria adjetivo

    unnecessary
    innecesario,-a adjetivo unnecessary
    innecesario,-a adjetivo unnecessary: no quiero perder el tiempo en trámites innecesarios, I don't intend to waste time on unnecessary procedures

    ' innecesario' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    excusada
    - excusado
    - innecesaria
    - sobrar
    - superflua
    - superfluo
    - gasto
    English:
    needless
    - uncalled-for
    - unnecessary
    * * *
    innecesario, -a adj
    unnecessary
    * * *
    adj unnecessary
    * * *
    : unnecessary
    * * *
    innecesario adj unnecessary

    Spanish-English dictionary > innecesario

  • 20 inservible

    adj.
    useless, unserviceable.
    * * *
    1 useless
    * * *
    ADJ (=inútil) useless; (=averiado) out of order
    * * *
    adjetivo ( inútil) useless; ( inutilizable) unusable
    * * *
    = worn-out, wasteful.
    Ex. In times of economic constraint money for large purchases of new resources to rebuild worn-out collections is not there.
    Ex. It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    ----
    * batería inservible = dud battery.
    * * *
    adjetivo ( inútil) useless; ( inutilizable) unusable
    * * *
    = worn-out, wasteful.

    Ex: In times of economic constraint money for large purchases of new resources to rebuild worn-out collections is not there.

    Ex: It is thus uneconomical and wasteful of space in the catalogue to provide entries for documents under all synonymous subject headings.
    * batería inservible = dud battery.

    * * *
    (inútil) useless; (inutilizable) unusable
    colecciona todo tipo de trastos inservibles he collects all kinds of useless objects
    quedó inservible tras el accidente it was unusable o useless after the accident
    * * *

    inservible adjetivo ( inútil) useless;
    ( inutilizable) unusable
    inservible adjetivo useless
    ' inservible' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cacharro
    - combate
    - piltrafa
    - trasto
    * * *
    useless;
    guarda un montón de objetos inservibles she keeps loads of useless stuff;
    esta lavadora está inservible this washing machine doesn't work
    * * *
    adj useless
    * * *
    inútil: useless, unusable

    Spanish-English dictionary > inservible

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