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  • 821 aullar

    v.
    to howl.
    El perro aulló al oír a su amo The dog howled upon hearing its master.
    El viento aúlla entre las ramas The wind howls among the branches.
    La sirena aullaba ensordecedoramente The siren howled deafeningly.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ AUNAR], like link=aunar aunar
    1 to howl, yell, bay
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VI to howl, yell
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo lobo/viento to howl
    * * *
    = howl, caterwaul, whine, yelp, bay.
    Ex. If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.
    Ex. These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex. Nothing you can do about that so no use whining.
    Ex. If you own a dog, you must not allow it to continually or frequently bark, howl, or yelp, disturbing the peace of others.
    Ex. It took us a really long time to get him to stop baying every time we left the house.
    * * *
    verbo intransitivo lobo/viento to howl
    * * *
    = howl, caterwaul, whine, yelp, bay.

    Ex: If we do not listen to other people whispering their prayers today we may have to meet them tomorrow when they are howling their war cries.

    Ex: These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex: Nothing you can do about that so no use whining.
    Ex: If you own a dog, you must not allow it to continually or frequently bark, howl, or yelp, disturbing the peace of others.
    Ex: It took us a really long time to get him to stop baying every time we left the house.

    * * *
    aullar [ A23 ]
    vi
    «lobo/viento» to howl
    el pobre niño aullaba de dolor the poor child was howling with pain
    * * *

    aullar ( conjugate aullar) verbo intransitivo [lobo/viento] to howl
    aullar verbo transitivo to howl
    ' aullar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    bay
    - howl
    - whine
    - yelp
    - wail
    - yowl
    * * *
    aullar vi
    to howl;
    aullaba de dolor she was howling with pain
    * * *
    v/i howl
    * * *
    aullar {8} vt
    : to howl, to wail
    * * *
    aullar vb to howl

    Spanish-English dictionary > aullar

  • 822 aumentar

    v.
    1 to increase, to rise.
    aumentar la producción to increase production
    la lente aumenta la imagen the lens magnifies the image
    me han aumentado el sueldo my salary has been raised
    aumentó casi 10 kilos he put on almost 10 kilos
    aumentar de peso/tamaño to increase in weight/size
    aumentar de precio to go up o increase in price
    el desempleo aumentó en un 4 por ciento unemployment rose o increased by 4 percent
    El ejercicio aumenta el apetito Exercising increases the appetite.
    Aumentaron los gastos The expenses increased.
    Nos aumentaron las ganancias este año Our profits increased this year.
    2 to magnify, to amplify.
    El reportero aumentó la noticia The reporter magnified the news story.
    3 to enlarge.
    Vamos a aumentar la casa We will enlarge the house.
    4 to raise, to improve.
    El movimiento aumentó la temperatura Movement raised the temperature.
    5 to increase the size of, to enlarge.
    * * *
    1 to augment, increase (precios) to put up; (producción) to step up
    2 (óptica) to magnify
    3 (fotos) to enlarge
    4 (sonido) to amplify
    1 to rise, go up
    1 to increase, be on the increase (precios) to go up, rise
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [+ tamaño] to increase; (Fot) to enlarge; (Ópt) to magnify
    2) [+ cantidad] to increase; [+ precio] to increase, put up; [+ producción] to increase, step up
    3) [+ intensidad] to increase
    4) (Elec, Radio) to amplify
    2. VI
    1) [tamaño] to increase
    2) [cantidad, precio, producción] to increase, go up

    este semestre aumentó la inflación en un 2% — inflation has increased o gone up by 2% over the last 6 months

    3) [intensidad] to increase
    4)

    aumentar de peso[objeto] to increase in weight; [persona] to put on o gain weight

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <precio/sueldo> to increase, raise; <cantidad/velocidad/tamaño> to increase; <producción/dosis> to increase, step up; dolor/miedo/tensión to increase
    b) < puntos> ( en tejido) to increase
    2.
    aumentar vi temperatura/presión to rise; velocidad to increase; precio/producción/valor to increase, rise

    aumentar de algode volumen/tamaño to increase in something

    aumentó de pesohe put on o gained weight

    * * *
    = accelerate, augment, become + large, enhance, enlarge, escalate, expand, grow + larger, increase, raise, rise, strengthen, accentuate, grow, add to, deepen, mushroom, intensify, wax, swell, pump up, bump up, step up, spike, crank up, ramp up, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, amp up, turn up.
    Ex. In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.
    Ex. These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.
    Ex. If the number of categories becomes large, cross-references will be necessary between individual files.
    Ex. An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex. Here entry is made under the original author of an edition that has been revised, enlarged, updated, condensed, and so on by another person.
    Ex. Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex. As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
    Ex. As the system grows larger it's more difficult to maintain that control.
    Ex. Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex. The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex. If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex. He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.
    Ex. However, future trends may tend to accentuate this division.
    Ex. No true reader can be expected to grow on a diet of prescribed texts only regardless of how well chosen they are.
    Ex. In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
    Ex. One of the effects of reading in children is that their appreciation of the processes and function of literature is deepened.
    Ex. The use of electronic mail systems has mushroomed in the last 5 years in industrialised nations.
    Ex. Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex. The population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex. Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.
    Ex. The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex. Most librarians will admit that they could probably increase the use made of their lending libraries and bump up their annual loans by stocking more romances and thrillers and fewer serious novels, but they do not do this.
    Ex. The intensity of marketing to schools and parents will have to be stepped up by publishers if they are to succeed in the more competitive market.
    Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex. Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex. EGND has hit a home run with the introduction of a new product line, increasing sales projections, and ramping up production schedules.
    Ex. Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex. Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex. There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex. We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex. David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex. Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex. After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex. The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex. In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex. Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
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    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * aumentar de tamaño = grow in + size, grow + larger, increase in + size.
    * aumentar de valor = increase in + value.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aumentar el precio = mark up + price, jack up + the price.
    * aumentar el presupuesto = add + monies to + budget.
    * aumentar en cantidad = increase in + quantity.
    * aumentar en número = grow in + numbers, increase in + numbers.
    * aumentar en variedad = grow in + kind.
    * aumentar la confusión = add to + the confusion.
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * aumentar la productividad = increase + productivity, boost + Posesivo + productivity.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * aumentar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * aumentar las ventas = boost + sales.
    * aumentar la velocidad = grow + faster.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumentar los impuestos = increase + taxes.
    * aumentar los ingresos = boost + Posesivo + income.
    * aumentar rápidamente = snowball.
    * crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
    * estar aumentando = be on the increase.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <precio/sueldo> to increase, raise; <cantidad/velocidad/tamaño> to increase; <producción/dosis> to increase, step up; dolor/miedo/tensión to increase
    b) < puntos> ( en tejido) to increase
    2.
    aumentar vi temperatura/presión to rise; velocidad to increase; precio/producción/valor to increase, rise

    aumentar de algode volumen/tamaño to increase in something

    aumentó de pesohe put on o gained weight

    * * *
    = accelerate, augment, become + large, enhance, enlarge, escalate, expand, grow + larger, increase, raise, rise, strengthen, accentuate, grow, add to, deepen, mushroom, intensify, wax, swell, pump up, bump up, step up, spike, crank up, ramp up, move it up + a gear, notch it up + a gear, take it up + a gear, take it up + a notch, crank it up + a notch, crank it up + a gear, move it up + a notch, ratchet up, amp up, turn up.

    Ex: In recent years, the pace of change has accelerated with the introduction of on-line information retrieval.

    Ex: These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.
    Ex: If the number of categories becomes large, cross-references will be necessary between individual files.
    Ex: An introduction explaining the nature and scope of the indexing language will enhance its value.
    Ex: Here entry is made under the original author of an edition that has been revised, enlarged, updated, condensed, and so on by another person.
    Ex: Over the past two to three years the numbers of full text data bases and data banks has started to escalate considerably.
    Ex: As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
    Ex: As the system grows larger it's more difficult to maintain that control.
    Ex: Recall is inversely proportional to precision, and vice versa, or in other words, as one increases, the other must decrease.
    Ex: The speaker said that James estimated people function at only 20% of their capacity, and concluded that they could raise this percentage considerable if they knew how to manage their time more efficiently.
    Ex: If suppliers are forced out of business, there will be less software to lend and prices will rise with the lack of competition.
    Ex: He proposes a research agenda that could strengthen archival appraisal and the profession's ability to document society.
    Ex: However, future trends may tend to accentuate this division.
    Ex: No true reader can be expected to grow on a diet of prescribed texts only regardless of how well chosen they are.
    Ex: In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
    Ex: One of the effects of reading in children is that their appreciation of the processes and function of literature is deepened.
    Ex: The use of electronic mail systems has mushroomed in the last 5 years in industrialised nations.
    Ex: Whilst these achievements are commendable, there is a catch in them -- there can be used to 'intensify' the economic exploitation of women.
    Ex: The population waxed again slightly, then waned again, until it finally stabilized around its present 55,000.
    Ex: Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.
    Ex: The article ' Pump up the program...' identifies the costs and benefits of undertaking a software upgrade.
    Ex: Most librarians will admit that they could probably increase the use made of their lending libraries and bump up their annual loans by stocking more romances and thrillers and fewer serious novels, but they do not do this.
    Ex: The intensity of marketing to schools and parents will have to be stepped up by publishers if they are to succeed in the more competitive market.
    Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
    Ex: Refiners are cranking up diesel output to meet rising global demand.
    Ex: EGND has hit a home run with the introduction of a new product line, increasing sales projections, and ramping up production schedules.
    Ex: Liverpool and Chelsea are grabbing all the headlines, but Arsenal have quietly moved it up a gear scoring 10 goals in their last three league games.
    Ex: Start gently, ease yourself in by breaking the workout down into three one minute sessions until you are ready to notch it up a gear and join them together.
    Ex: There was not much to separate the sides in the first ten minutes however Arsenal took it up a gear and got the goal but not without a bit of luck.
    Ex: We have a good time together and we're good friends.. but I'd like to take it up a notch.
    Ex: David quickly comprehended our project needs and then cranked it up a notch with impactful design.
    Ex: Went for a bike ride with a mate last week, no problems so will crank it up a gear and tackle some hills in the next few weeks.
    Ex: After a regular walking routine is established, why not move it up a notch and start jogging, if you haven't already.
    Ex: The health department has ratcheted up efforts to prevent or slow down the spread of swine flu in schools.
    Ex: In order to gain strength fast, you need to immediately begin amping up your strength thermostat in your mind.
    Ex: Cytokines are small proteins used to communicate messages between the immune cells in the immune system to either turn up or down the immune response.
    * aumentar de importancia = grow in + importance, grow in + significance.
    * aumentar de tamaño = grow in + size, grow + larger, increase in + size.
    * aumentar de valor = increase in + value.
    * aumentar el conocimiento = expand + Posesivo + knowledge, deepen + awareness.
    * aumentar el control = tighten (up) + control.
    * aumentar el esfuerzo = increase + effort.
    * aumentar el precio = mark up + price, jack up + the price.
    * aumentar el presupuesto = add + monies to + budget.
    * aumentar en cantidad = increase in + quantity.
    * aumentar en número = grow in + numbers, increase in + numbers.
    * aumentar en variedad = grow in + kind.
    * aumentar la confusión = add to + the confusion.
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * aumentar la productividad = increase + productivity, boost + Posesivo + productivity.
    * aumentar las diferencias entre... y = widen + the gap between... and.
    * aumentar las posibilidades = increase + the odds.
    * aumentar las probabilidades = shorten + the odds.
    * aumentar las ventas = boost + sales.
    * aumentar la velocidad = grow + faster.
    * aumentar los costes = cost + rise.
    * aumentar los impuestos = increase + taxes.
    * aumentar los ingresos = boost + Posesivo + income.
    * aumentar rápidamente = snowball.
    * crisis + aumentar = crisis + deepen.
    * estar aumentando = be on the increase.

    * * *
    aumentar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹precio› to increase, raise, put up; ‹sueldo› to increase, raise; ‹cantidad/velocidad/tamaño› to increase; ‹producción/dosis› to increase, step up
    el microscopio aumenta la imagen the microscope enlarges o magnifies the image
    no hizo más que aumentar su dolor/miedo all it did was increase her pain/fear
    esto aumentó la tensión this added to o increased the tension
    2 ‹puntos› (en tejido) to increase
    ■ aumentar
    vi
    «temperatura» to rise; «presión» to rise, increase; «velocidad» to increase; «precio/producción/valor» to increase, rise
    el niño aumentó 500 gramos the child put on o gained 500 grams
    su popularidad ha aumentado his popularity has grown, he has gained in popularity
    el costo de la vida aumentó en un 3% the cost of living rose by 3%
    la dificultad de los ejercicios va aumentando the exercises get progressively more difficult
    aumentará el frío durante el fin de semana it will become colder over the weekend
    aumentar DE algo to increase IN sth
    aumentó de volumen/tamaño it increased in volume/size
    ha aumentado de peso he's put on o gained weight
    * * *

     

    aumentar ( conjugate aumentar) verbo transitivo

    precio/sueldo to increase, raise
    b) (Opt) to magnify

    verbo intransitivo [temperatura/presión] to rise;
    [ velocidad] to increase;
    [precio/producción/valor] to increase, rise;

    aumentar de algo ‹de volumen/tamaño› to increase in sth;
    aumentó de peso he put on o gained weight
    aumentar
    I verbo transitivo to increase
    Fot to enlarge
    Ópt to magnify
    II vi (una cantidad) to go up, rise
    (de valor) to appreciate

    ' aumentar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alargar
    - engordar
    - explorar
    - separar
    - separarse
    - doblar
    - elevar
    - multiplicar
    - redoblar
    English:
    add to
    - appreciate
    - augment
    - boost
    - build up
    - deepen
    - efficiency
    - enhance
    - escalate
    - gain
    - grow
    - heighten
    - improve
    - increase
    - intensify
    - jack up
    - jump
    - magnify
    - mark up
    - mount
    - odds
    - put up
    - quantity
    - raise
    - rise
    - snowball
    - step up
    - surge
    - swell
    - up
    - add
    - develop
    - go
    - put
    - soar
    - strengthen
    * * *
    vt
    to increase;
    aumentar la producción to increase production;
    los enfrentamientos aumentaron la tensión en la zona the clashes increased the tension in the zone;
    me han aumentado el sueldo my salary has been increased o raised;
    la lente aumenta la imagen the lens magnifies the image;
    aumentó casi 10 kilos he put on almost 10 kilos
    vi
    [temperatura, precio, gastos, tensión] to increase, to rise; [velocidad] to increase;
    aumentar de tamaño to increase in size;
    aumentar de precio to go up o increase in price;
    el desempleo aumentó en un 4 por ciento unemployment rose o increased by 4 percent;
    con lo que come, no me sorprende que haya aumentado de peso it doesn't surprise me that he's put on weight, considering how much he eats
    * * *
    I v/t increase; precio increase, raise, put up
    II v/i de precio, temperatura rise, increase, go up
    * * *
    acrecentar: to increase, to raise
    : to rise, to increase, to grow
    * * *
    1. (hacer subir) to increase / to raise
    2. (subir) to rise [pt. rose; pp. risen] / to increase
    3. (con lupa, microscopio) to magnify [pt. & pp. magnified]

    Spanish-English dictionary > aumentar

  • 823 aun así

    adv.
    even so, all the same, even then, nonetheless.
    * * *
    even so, even then
    * * *
    Ex. Even so, school library provision has been improved and increased out of all recognition since the days when only the long established grammar schools and public schools had libraries of their own.
    * * *

    Ex: Even so, school library provision has been improved and increased out of all recognition since the days when only the long established grammar schools and public schools had libraries of their own.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aun así

  • 824 aun cuando

    conj.
    1 even though, although, even as, even if.
    2 even when.
    Hasta cuando descansas estás tenso You are tense even when you rest.
    3 while.
    * * *
    although, even though
    * * *
    = even if, even though, even when
    Ex. We shall now index documents under the term 'primary school' even if this concept is only embodied in a sub-theme within them.
    Ex. Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex. On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    * * *
    = even if, even though, even when

    Ex: We shall now index documents under the term 'primary school' even if this concept is only embodied in a sub-theme within them.

    Ex: Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex: On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aun cuando

  • 825 aun más

    adv.
    1 furthermore, moreover.
    2 even more, even more so, all the more, more.
    pron.
    even more, more, still more.
    * * *
    even more
    * * *
    = Verbo + further, even further, all the more, further, furthermore, beyond that, a fortiori
    Ex. Main classes are divided into subclasses which are further subdivided into form, place, time and subject aspects.
    Ex. Moreover, budgets will be squeezed even further by the rapidly rising costs of materials.
    Ex. He listened with rapture, and all the more because it was a poignant moment in his life.
    Ex. Further, no guidance can be expected on alternative terms that are related to the searcher's initial search term.
    Ex. Furthermore, since each systems indexes a separate set of documents, each system will have a different natural indexing language.
    Ex. Beyond that, a library can create these commons in cyberspace as well as in public buildings = Más aún, la biblioteca puede crear estos espacios públicos comunes en el ciberespacio además de en los edificios públicos.
    Ex. The same problem is posed a fortiori when the liquid to be pasteurized contains dissolved gas under pressure (carbonated liquid) -- the case of beer for example.
    * * *
    = Verbo + further, even further, all the more, further, furthermore, beyond that, a fortiori

    Ex: Main classes are divided into subclasses which are further subdivided into form, place, time and subject aspects.

    Ex: Moreover, budgets will be squeezed even further by the rapidly rising costs of materials.
    Ex: He listened with rapture, and all the more because it was a poignant moment in his life.
    Ex: Further, no guidance can be expected on alternative terms that are related to the searcher's initial search term.
    Ex: Furthermore, since each systems indexes a separate set of documents, each system will have a different natural indexing language.
    Ex: Beyond that, a library can create these commons in cyberspace as well as in public buildings = Más aún, la biblioteca puede crear estos espacios públicos comunes en el ciberespacio además de en los edificios públicos.
    Ex: The same problem is posed a fortiori when the liquid to be pasteurized contains dissolved gas under pressure (carbonated liquid) -- the case of beer for example.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aun más

  • 826 aun1

    = even, yet.
    Ex. Even a dictionary catalogue uses the symbols of a classification scheme to indicate the shelf location of documents.
    Ex. This will make it yet more difficult for the information worker and the end user to keep up to date with the full range of data bases.
    ----
    * acercarse aun más = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * acercarse más aun = bring + closer together, come closer together, draw + closer together.
    * aun así = even so.
    * aun cuando = even if, even though, even when.
    * aun entonces = even then.
    * aún más = Verbo + further, even further, all the more, further, furthermore, beyond that, a fortiori.
    * aun mejor = better still.
    * aun peor = worse, even worse, worse still.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * desarrollar aun más = develop + further.
    * distanciar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * ir aun más lejos = go + a/one step further.
    * lo que es aun más inquietante = more disturbingly.
    * lo que es aun más preocupante = more disturbingly.
    * lo que es aun mejor = better still.
    * lo que es aun peor = worse still.
    * lo que es mejor aun = better still.
    * lo que es peor aun = worse still.
    * más aun = beyond that, furthermore.
    * más importante aun = more significantly.
    * mejor aun = better still.
    * para complicar aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * para confundir aun más las cosas = to add to the confusion.
    * peor aun = even worse.
    * separar aun más = widen + the gap between... and.
    * ser aun más = be all the more.
    * y aun mejor = better yet.
    * y mejor aun = better yet.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aun1

  • 827 aunque

    conj.
    1 even though, although (a pesar de que).
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive
    2 although (pero).
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy
    * * *
    1 (valor concesivo) although, though; (con énfasis) even if, even though
    es duro, aunque justo he's tough but fair
    * * *
    conj.
    although, though, even though, even if
    * * *
    CONJ although, though, even though

    es guapa aunque algo bajita — she's pretty but rather short, she's pretty even if she is on the short side

    aunque más... — however much..., no matter how much...

    AUNQUE Aunque se puede traducir al inglés por although, though, even though o even if.Por regla general, cuando la cláusula introducida por aunque indica un hecho ( aunque + ((indicativo))), en inglés coloquial se traduce por though y en lenguaje más formal por although: Aunque había un montón de gente, al final pude encontrar a Carlos Though there were a lot of people there, I managed to find Carlos No esperaba eso de él, aunque entiendo por qué lo hizo I did not expect that from him, although I can understand why he did it ► Even though introduce la oración subordinada, enfatizando con más fuerza el contraste con la principal, cuando aunque va seguido de un hecho concreto, no una hipótesis, y equivale a a pesar de que: Llevaba un abrigo de piel, aunque era un día muy caluroso She wore a fur coat, even though it was a very hot day ► Si aunque tiene el sentido de incluso si ( aunque + ((subjuntivo))), se traduce por even if: Debes ir, aunque no quieras You must go, even if you don't want to Me dijo que no me lo diría, aunque lo supiera He said he wouldn't tell me even if he knew Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.
    Ex. Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.
    Ex. Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex. These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex. Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex. Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex. While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex. Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex. On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex. This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex. Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex. Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex. But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    ----
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.
    * * *
    a) (+ indicativo) although

    aunque llegué tarde conseguí entradasalthough o even though I got there late I managed to get tickets

    es simpático, aunque algo tímido — he's very likable, if somewhat shy

    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo)

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca — he's a millionaire though he may not look it

    aunque no lo creas... — believe it or not...

    2) (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if

    cómetelo, aunque no te guste — eat it, even if you don't like it

    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos — (RPl) at least give him a few pesos

    * * *
    = admittedly, albeit (that), although, but, even though, while, whilst, even when, though, if, but still, but then again.

    Ex: Admittedly, this relevant part of the classified file may not be the specific class he wants.

    Ex: Present, classical catalog designs are elaborations, albeit considerable elaborations, of these sixteenth-century developments.
    Ex: These are the strengths of the Journal of Common Market Studies, although even this journal has a wider remit than its title suggest.
    Ex: Learning takes place in one environment but is put to work in another, and the learner is left to make the transition.
    Ex: Their objectives are however slightly different, even though in any discussion of computerised cataloguing systems co-operative networks and centralised cataloguing are inextricably linked.
    Ex: While the resulting A/Z entries are not 'wrong', they tend to be clumsy.
    Ex: Thus some current awareness services can be purchased from external vendors, whilst others may be offered by a library or information unit to its particular group of users.
    Ex: On-line data banks are still expanding, as they provide unrivalled services, even when these have to be paid for by users.
    Ex: This is not to say, though, that in some countries the 'all' that is available to gather into a current national bibliography is only that which the ruling government approve of.
    Ex: Don't go to France thinking that your cherished ancient library from your 50s/60s school days remains unchanged amid the splendour of its beautiful if dingy old digs.
    Ex: Less well-reported but still widely collected types of use included newly registered borrowers, visits, reference questions, in-library use, and off site program attendance = Otros datos sobre los que se dio menos información aunque todas las bibliotecas los recogen eran el número de nuevos usuarios, las visitas, las preguntas de referencia, el uso dentro de la biblioteca y la asistencia a actividades organizas fuera de la biblioteca.
    Ex: But then again, there are thousands of such ditses out there that need mental help.
    * aunque a decir verdad = Mind you.
    * aunque a menudo = if often.
    * aunque en balde = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque en vano = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda = You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy, You can take the boy out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the boy.
    * aunque me fuera la vida en ello = for the life of me.
    * aunque no lo creas = believe it or not.
    * aunque no lo parezca = oddly enough, strangely enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque no sea para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque no siempre = if not always.
    * aunque no sirva para otra cosa = if nothing else.
    * aunque parezca difícil = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem.
    * aunque parezca extraño = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange.
    * aunque parezca increíble = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca mentira = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible.
    * aunque parezca raro = strangely enough, oddly enough, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, funnily enough.
    * aunque parezca razo = funnily.
    * aunque por otro lado = but otherwise.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * aunque sólo sea porque = if only because.

    * * *
    1 (+ indicativo) although
    aunque llegamos tarde conseguimos entradas although o even though we got there late we managed to get tickets
    por lo menos antes se oía; aunque mal, se oía at least before you could hear it, not very well, but you could hear it
    es simpático, aunque algo tímido he's very likable, if somewhat shy
    le dije que sí, aunque la verdad es que no tengo ganas de ir I said yes, although o though to be quite honest I don't feel like going
    aunque a ti no te guste, es muy bonito you may not like it, but it's very pretty
    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it
    aunque no lo creas sacó la mejor nota believe it or not she got the best marks
    B (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if
    come lo que te sirvan, aunque no te guste eat whatever you're given, even if you don't like it
    mándales unas flores, aunque sea at least send them some flowers
    dale aunque más no sea unos pesos ( RPl); at least give him a few pesos
    * * *

     

    aunque conjunción
    1 ( a pesar de que)


    b) ( respondiendo a una objeción) (+ subjuntivo):

    es millonario, aunque no lo parezca he's a millionaire though he may not look it;

    aunque no lo creas … believe it or not …
    2 (refiriéndose a posibilidades, hipótesis) (+ subjuntivo) even if;

    aunque conj although, though
    (incluso si) even if
    aunque no te lo creas, even if you don't believe it o believe it or not
    (a pesar de) even though
    aunque llegamos tarde, no perdimos el tren, even though we were late, we didn't miss the train
    Fíjate en estos dos sentidos de aunque:
    1) a pesar de
    though
    - más informal
    although - más formal
    even though - más enfático
    2) incluso si, even if
    ' aunque' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abogada
    - abogado
    - apellido
    - así
    - comida
    - cuando
    - fonéticamente
    - más
    - mentira
    - ni
    - pesar
    - política
    - rentabilidad
    - salario
    - sellar
    - siquiera
    - toda
    - todo
    - creer
    - parecer
    English:
    albeit
    - alike
    - although
    - as
    - believe
    - blusher
    - delicate
    - devoted
    - even
    - further
    - hate
    - have
    - if
    - lady
    - love
    - oddly
    - shall
    - should
    - tear away
    - though
    - while
    - odds
    - strangely
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. [a pesar de que] even though, although;
    [incluso si] even if;
    tendrás que venir aunque no quieras you'll have to come, even if you don't want to;
    aunque quisiera no podría even if I wanted to, I wouldn't be able to;
    aunque es caro, me lo voy a comprar although it's expensive I'm going to buy it, I'm going to buy it even though it's expensive;
    aunque me cae bien, no me fío de él much as I like him, I don't trust him;
    aunque no te lo creas llegó el primero believe it or not, he came first;
    aunque parezca mentira strange as it may seem, believe it or not;
    aunque parezca raro oddly enough, odd though it may seem;
    cómprale aunque sea una caja de bombones buy her something, even if it's only a box of chocolates;
    RP
    decime la verdad aunque más no sea at least tell me the truth
    2. [pero] although;
    es lista, aunque un poco perezosa she's clever, although o if a little lazy;
    aquellos cuadros no están mal, aunque éstos me gustan más those paintings aren't bad, but I like these (ones) better
    * * *
    conj
    1 although, even though
    2 + subj even if
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1) : though, although, even if, even though
    2)
    aunque sea : at least
    * * *
    aunque conj
    1. (a pesar de que) although / even though
    aunque no quería, tuve que ir although I didn't want to, I had to go
    era simpático, aunque parecía serio even though he seemed serious, he was nice
    aunque sólo llevo 5 meses aquí, me siento muy a gusto although I've only lived here for 5 months, I feel very much at home
    2. (incluso si) even if
    sale a pasear todos los días, aunque caigan chuzos de punta he goes for a walk every day even if it's pouring with rain

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  • 828 aunque parezca difícil

    = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem
    Ex. Difficult though it may seem, try to limit yourself to a total of only three to five goals.
    Ex. Difficult as it may seem, it is important to attack the problem, not the individual when dealing with difficult employees.
    * * *
    = difficult though it may seem, difficult as it may seem

    Ex: Difficult though it may seem, try to limit yourself to a total of only three to five goals.

    Ex: Difficult as it may seem, it is important to attack the problem, not the individual when dealing with difficult employees.

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  • 829 aunque parezca increíble

    = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible
    Ex. Incredibly, for instance, there are still no direct and specific LC headings for FAMILY PLANNING (which is not synonymous with Birth control), COUNTER-CULTURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES, RHYTHM AND BLUES MUSIC, REGGAE MUSIC, FOOD CO-OPS, or MEN'S LIBERATION.
    Ex. Incredible though it may seem, the youngster didn't fire off a volley of cheerful curses, but silently obeyed.
    Ex. Incredibly enough, this person was able to solve it in a short span of time.
    Ex. Incredible as it may seem, a measure that will greatly discourage travel to the U.S. is about to go into effect.
    Ex. Although it may seem incredible now, there will come a time when you won't think twice about your ostomy.
    * * *
    = incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, although it may seem incredible

    Ex: Incredibly, for instance, there are still no direct and specific LC headings for FAMILY PLANNING (which is not synonymous with Birth control), COUNTER-CULTURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES, RHYTHM AND BLUES MUSIC, REGGAE MUSIC, FOOD CO-OPS, or MEN'S LIBERATION.

    Ex: Incredible though it may seem, the youngster didn't fire off a volley of cheerful curses, but silently obeyed.
    Ex: Incredibly enough, this person was able to solve it in a short span of time.
    Ex: Incredible as it may seem, a measure that will greatly discourage travel to the U.S. is about to go into effect.
    Ex: Although it may seem incredible now, there will come a time when you won't think twice about your ostomy.

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  • 830 aunque parezca mentira

    strange though it may seem
    * * *
    = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible
    Ex. Amazingly enough, the first great dictionary was basically the work of one man.
    Ex. Believe it or not, you can be celibate without being chaste, and chaste without being celibate.
    Ex. Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex. Incredibly, for instance, there are still no direct and specific LC headings for FAMILY PLANNING (which is not synonymous with Birth control), COUNTER-CULTURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES, RHYTHM AND BLUES MUSIC, REGGAE MUSIC, FOOD CO-OPS, or MEN'S LIBERATION.
    Ex. Incredible though it may seem, the youngster didn't fire off a volley of cheerful curses, but silently obeyed.
    Ex. Incredibly enough, this person was able to solve it in a short span of time.
    Ex. Incredible as it may seem, a measure that will greatly discourage travel to the U.S. is about to go into effect.
    Ex. Strange though it may seem, he wrote all but one before 1900.
    Ex. Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
    Ex. Although it may seem strange, this new trend is just as much a part of the expression of this era as the rebellions of yesteryear.
    Ex. Although it may seem incredible now, there will come a time when you won't think twice about your ostomy.
    * * *
    = amazingly enough, believe it or not, strangely enough, incredibly, incredible though it may seem, incredibly enough, incredible as it may seem, strange though it may seem, strange as it may seem, although it may seem strange, although it may seem incredible

    Ex: Amazingly enough, the first great dictionary was basically the work of one man.

    Ex: Believe it or not, you can be celibate without being chaste, and chaste without being celibate.
    Ex: Strangely enough, despite the fact that he was buddies with Henry Kissinger at Harvard, he is registered as a member of the Democratic Party.
    Ex: Incredibly, for instance, there are still no direct and specific LC headings for FAMILY PLANNING (which is not synonymous with Birth control), COUNTER-CULTURE, ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SOURCES, RHYTHM AND BLUES MUSIC, REGGAE MUSIC, FOOD CO-OPS, or MEN'S LIBERATION.
    Ex: Incredible though it may seem, the youngster didn't fire off a volley of cheerful curses, but silently obeyed.
    Ex: Incredibly enough, this person was able to solve it in a short span of time.
    Ex: Incredible as it may seem, a measure that will greatly discourage travel to the U.S. is about to go into effect.
    Ex: Strange though it may seem, he wrote all but one before 1900.
    Ex: Strange as it may seem, no amount of learning can cure stupidity, and formal education positively fortifies it.
    Ex: Although it may seem strange, this new trend is just as much a part of the expression of this era as the rebellions of yesteryear.
    Ex: Although it may seem incredible now, there will come a time when you won't think twice about your ostomy.

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  • 831 ausencia

    f.
    1 absence.
    brillar por su ausencia to be conspicuous by one's/its absence
    en ausencia de in the absence of
    si llama alguien en mi ausencia, toma el recado if anyone calls while I'm out, take a message
    2 failure to assist, absence, non-appearance, non-arrival.
    * * *
    1 absence
    \
    brillar por su ausencia to be conspicuous by one's absence
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *

    hacer buenas ausencias de algn to speak kindly of sb in their absence, remember sb with affection

    tener buenas ausencias to have a good reputation

    ver brillar 2)
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) absence

    durante mi ausenciain o during my absence

    brillar por su ausenciato be conspicuous by one's absence

    b) ( no existencia) lack, absence
    c) (frml) ( inasistencia) absence
    * * *
    = absence, absentee, non-attendance.
    Ex. When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.
    Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex. The author summarises the reasons for attendance or non-attendance given by about 1,500 people, and concludes that the personality factor is a more important determinant than any other.
    ----
    * ausencia de = lack of.
    * ausencia de ley = anomie.
    * ausencia de normas = anomie.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * ausencia por enfermedad = sickness absence.
    * casi ausencia = quasi-absence.
    * sustituir a Alguien en su ausencia = fill in + in + Posesivo + absence.
    * * *
    a) ( de persona) absence

    durante mi ausenciain o during my absence

    brillar por su ausenciato be conspicuous by one's absence

    b) ( no existencia) lack, absence
    c) (frml) ( inasistencia) absence
    * * *
    = absence, absentee, non-attendance.

    Ex: When the cataloguer turns to the description of a piece of music a common problem will be the absence of a title page to be used as the chief source of information.

    Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
    Ex: The author summarises the reasons for attendance or non-attendance given by about 1,500 people, and concludes that the personality factor is a more important determinant than any other.
    * ausencia de = lack of.
    * ausencia de ley = anomie.
    * ausencia de normas = anomie.
    * ausencia de problemas = smoothness.
    * ausencia por enfermedad = sickness absence.
    * casi ausencia = quasi-absence.
    * sustituir a Alguien en su ausencia = fill in + in + Posesivo + absence.

    * * *
    ocurrió en ausencia de sus padres it happened in o during his parents' absence o while his parents were away
    durante mi ausencia while I was away, in o during my absence
    lo condenaron en su ausencia he was sentenced in absentia o in his absence
    siente mucho la ausencia de su mujer he misses his wife a great deal
    brillar por su ausencia to be conspicuous by one's absence
    el orden brilla por su ausencia there's a distinct lack of order
    2 (no existencia) lack, absence
    hay una ausencia total de sentido en el texto the text is totally lacking in o devoid of meaning
    tiene tres ausencias he has been absent three times
    * * *

     

    ausencia sustantivo femenino

    brillar por su ausencia to be conspicuous by one's absence;

    el orden brilla por su ausencia there's a distinct lack of order

    c) (frml) ( inasistencia) absence

    ausencia sustantivo femenino absence
    ' ausencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acusar
    - brillar
    - esterilidad
    - falta
    - olvido
    - presagio
    - sobriedad
    - sombra
    - justificante
    - quietud
    - seguridad
    English:
    absence
    - absent
    - conspicuous
    - cover
    - ease
    - leave
    - look after
    - off
    - default
    * * *
    1. [de persona, cosa] absence;
    se notó su ausencia she was missed, her absence was noticed;
    lo acabaron durante su ausencia they finished it during o in his absence;
    si llama alguien en mi ausencia, toma el recado if anyone calls while I'm away, take a message;
    la jornada se caracterizó por la ausencia de incidentes the day passed off without incident;
    habrá ausencia de nubes en todo el norte del país there will be clear skies across the whole of the north of the country
    2. [falta de asistencia] absence;
    hay varias ausencias there are several people who couldn't attend
    3. Med absence, petit mal
    * * *
    f
    1 de persona absence;
    en ausencia de in the absence of;
    brillaba por su ausencia he was conspicuous by his absence
    2 no existencia lack (de of)
    * * *
    : absence
    * * *

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  • 832 autocomprobación

    f.
    self-test, self-check.
    * * *
    * * *
    = self-checking, self-test, self-testing.
    Ex. This paper discusses the features of the EDLIN program and its use for creating the computer's automatic self-checking sequence when the machine is started.
    Ex. The author offers a self-test to help users choose the model that best suits their needs.
    Ex. This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    * * *
    = self-checking, self-test, self-testing.

    Ex: This paper discusses the features of the EDLIN program and its use for creating the computer's automatic self-checking sequence when the machine is started.

    Ex: The author offers a self-test to help users choose the model that best suits their needs.
    Ex: This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocomprobación

  • 833 autodidacta

    adj.&f.
    self-educated, autodidactic, autodidactical, self-instructed.
    adj.&f.
    1 self-taught.
    2 self-educated, autodidactic, autodidactical, self-instructed.
    f. & m.
    self-taught person.
    * * *
    1 self-taught person
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [persona] self-taught; [formación, método] autodidactic frm
    2.
    SMF autodidact, self-taught person
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < método> autodidactic; < persona> self-taught
    II
    masculino y femenino self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    * * *
    = self-instructing, self-taught, self-directed, self-learning, self-trained, self-made, self-instructional, self-learner.
    Ex. In the absence of sufficient staff to mount a supervised programme of microcomputer instructions, the library used existing, inexpensive, menu-making software to develop menu-driven, self-instructing access to disc operating commands, applications programs, and data files.
    Ex. Comparative librarianship is, therefore, at least in part a self-taught subject.
    Ex. Libraries can play an important role in self-directed learning and in improving adult reading skills = Las bibliotecas pueden desempeñar un importante papel en el aprendizaje autodidacta y en la mejora de las habilidades lectoras de los adultos.
    Ex. So it is important to continue to examine the possibilities of designing self-learning information retrieval systems.
    Ex. This article reports the positive experiences of a self-trained knitwear designer who successfully underwent distance learning, the only route for training that was open to her.
    Ex. Good writers can be self-made, and taught, as well as born.
    Ex. In the academic world, students are likely to make much increased use of self-instructional materials of various kinds as student numbers expand without a parallel increase in total university resources.
    Ex. This portal is particularly geared to educators, students and self-learners in developing countries.
    ----
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * programa autodidacta = tutorial, tutorial program(me).
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < método> autodidactic; < persona> self-taught
    II
    masculino y femenino self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    * * *
    = self-instructing, self-taught, self-directed, self-learning, self-trained, self-made, self-instructional, self-learner.

    Ex: In the absence of sufficient staff to mount a supervised programme of microcomputer instructions, the library used existing, inexpensive, menu-making software to develop menu-driven, self-instructing access to disc operating commands, applications programs, and data files.

    Ex: Comparative librarianship is, therefore, at least in part a self-taught subject.
    Ex: Libraries can play an important role in self-directed learning and in improving adult reading skills = Las bibliotecas pueden desempeñar un importante papel en el aprendizaje autodidacta y en la mejora de las habilidades lectoras de los adultos.
    Ex: So it is important to continue to examine the possibilities of designing self-learning information retrieval systems.
    Ex: This article reports the positive experiences of a self-trained knitwear designer who successfully underwent distance learning, the only route for training that was open to her.
    Ex: Good writers can be self-made, and taught, as well as born.
    Ex: In the academic world, students are likely to make much increased use of self-instructional materials of various kinds as student numbers expand without a parallel increase in total university resources.
    Ex: This portal is particularly geared to educators, students and self-learners in developing countries.
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * programa autodidacta = tutorial, tutorial program(me).

    * * *
    ‹método› autodidactic; ‹persona› self-taught
    self-taught person, autodidact ( frml)
    * * *

    autodidacta sustantivo masculino y femenino
    self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    autodidacto,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino self-taught
    ' autodidacta' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-educated
    - self-taught
    - self
    * * *
    adj
    self-taught
    nmf
    self-taught person
    * * *
    I adj self-taught
    II m/f self-taught person
    * * *
    : self-taught

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodidacta

  • 834 autoexamen

    m.
    self-examination, self-test, self-questioning.
    * * *
    = self-examination, self-exam.
    Ex. It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.
    Ex. The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.
    * * *
    = self-examination, self-exam.

    Ex: It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.

    Ex: The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.

    * * *
    self-examination
    Compuesto:
    autoexamen mamario or de mamas
    breast self-examination

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoexamen

  • 835 autoexploración

    * * *
    = self-exam, self-examination.
    Ex. The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.
    Ex. It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.
    * * *
    = self-exam, self-examination.

    Ex: The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.

    Ex: It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.

    * * *
    * * *
    self-examination

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoexploración

  • 836 autografiar

    v.
    to autograph.
    * * *
    1 to autograph
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to autograph
    * * *
    Ex. When the card catalogue was eliminated, those cards describing books by celebrities were posted to the celebrity with a request that it be autographed and returned so that they would be auctioned to raise funds for the library = Cuando se eliminó el catálogo de fichas, se enviaron las fichas que describian los libros escritos por famosos a sus autores pidiéndoles que las firmasen y devolviesen para su subasta con objeto de recaudar fondos para la biblioteca.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to autograph
    * * *

    Ex: When the card catalogue was eliminated, those cards describing books by celebrities were posted to the celebrity with a request that it be autographed and returned so that they would be auctioned to raise funds for the library = Cuando se eliminó el catálogo de fichas, se enviaron las fichas que describian los libros escritos por famosos a sus autores pidiéndoles que las firmasen y devolviesen para su subasta con objeto de recaudar fondos para la biblioteca.

    * * *
    vt
    to autograph
    * * *

    autografiar ( conjugate autografiar) verbo transitivo
    to autograph
    ' autografiar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    autograph
    * * *
    to autograph
    * * *
    : to autograph

    Spanish-English dictionary > autografiar

  • 837 autor original

    Ex. These rules are concerned with problems that arise when responsibility for the existence of a document is shared, forcing a choice between alternatives -- between, for example, adaptor and original author.
    * * *

    Ex: These rules are concerned with problems that arise when responsibility for the existence of a document is shared, forcing a choice between alternatives -- between, for example, adaptor and original author.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autor original

  • 838 autoridad archivística

    Ex. When records are no longer required they should be appropriately disposed of with reference to disposal authorisations issued by the relevant archival authority.
    * * *

    Ex: When records are no longer required they should be appropriately disposed of with reference to disposal authorisations issued by the relevant archival authority.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoridad archivística

  • 839 autoridad gobernante

    Ex. This area was scattered with agricultural settlements at a time when the central ruling authority used the stony ground to plant vineyards and olive groves.
    * * *

    Ex: This area was scattered with agricultural settlements at a time when the central ruling authority used the stony ground to plant vineyards and olive groves.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoridad gobernante

  • 840 autoritariamente

    adv.
    1 in an authoritarian way, dictatorially.
    2 authoritatively, heavy-handedly, in an authoritarian way, imperiously.
    * * *
    1 despotically
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. When teachers respond authoritatively, it is because they feel they have lost control over the situation.
    ----
    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.
    * * *

    Ex: When teachers respond authoritatively, it is because they feel they have lost control over the situation.

    * actuar autoritariamente = flex + Posesivo + muscles.

    * * *
    in an authoritarian way

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoritariamente

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