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  • 1 continuo

    adj.
    1 continuous, around-the-clock, constant, round-the-clock.
    Una función continua (no discreta) A continuous function (not discrete)...
    2 nonstop.
    3 continuous, one-piece, non broken.
    4 continuous, not discrete, indiscrete.
    Una función continua (no discreta) A continuous function (not discrete)...
    m.
    1 continuum, whole, undivided whole.
    2 continuo, bass accompaniment in a musical score.
    * * *
    1 (seguido) continuous
    2 (continuado) continual, constant
    1 (todo) continuum
    2 (de gente) flow
    \
    corriente continua direct current
    movimiento continuo perpetual motion
    ————————
    1 (todo) continuum
    2 (de gente) flow
    * * *
    (f. - continua)
    adj.
    continuous, constant
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=ininterrumpido) [línea, fila] continuous; [dolor, movimiento, crecimiento] constant, continuous; [pesadilla, molestia] constant

    la presencia continua de los militares lo hacía todo más difícilthe constant o continuous presence of the soldiers made everything more difficult

    evaluación 2), sesión 3)
    2) (=frecuente, repetido) [llamadas, amenazas, críticas, cambios] constant, continual
    3) (Fís) [movimiento] perpetual
    4) (Elec) [corriente] direct
    5) (Ling) continuous
    6)
    2.
    SM (Fís) continuum
    * * *
    I
    - nua adjetivo
    a) ( sin interrupción) < dolor> constant; <movimiento/sonido> continuous, constant; < lucha> continual
    b) ( frecuente) <llamadas/viajes> continual, constant
    c)
    II
    continuum masculino (frml) continuum
    * * *
    = continual, continued, continuing, continuous, ongoing [on-going], persistent, running, sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], continuum, uninterrupted, long-term, everlasting, unrelieved, back-to-back, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless.
    Ex. The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.
    Ex. Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex. They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex. However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex. This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex. Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex. Tom Hernandez knew that there had been a ' running feud' between Lespran and Balzac during the last year or so.
    Ex. Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.
    Ex. Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex. At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex. For this purpose it is assumed that the usual 23-letter latin alphabet, or an uninterrupted series of numerals, is used for signing the gatherings.
    Ex. Many long-term residents feel that Junctionville should be governed the way it was before Groome appeared -- by 'good old boys' who had worked their way up, who eschewed issues, and who faithfully rewarded their cronies.
    Ex. Appraisal is the single most important function performed by an archivist because it has wide-reaching and everlasting social implications.
    Ex. Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex. The conference program includes back-to-back papers on techniques for sorting Unicode data.
    Ex. But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex. The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    ----
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting.
    * flujo continuo = continuum.
    * formación continua = continuing training.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace learning.
    * máquina continua de papel = paper-making machine.
    * miedo continuo = nagging fear.
    * paginación continua = continuous pagination.
    * papel continuo de periódico = newsprint.
    * papel perforado continuo = continuous computer stationery.
    * temor continuo = nagging fear.
    * texto continuo = stream of text.
    * * *
    I
    - nua adjetivo
    a) ( sin interrupción) < dolor> constant; <movimiento/sonido> continuous, constant; < lucha> continual
    b) ( frecuente) <llamadas/viajes> continual, constant
    c)
    II
    continuum masculino (frml) continuum
    * * *
    = continual, continued, continuing, continuous, ongoing [on-going], persistent, running, sustained, steady [steadier -comp., steadiest -sup.], continuum, uninterrupted, long-term, everlasting, unrelieved, back-to-back, unceasing, incessant, ceaseless.

    Ex: The second point concerns the continual reference to Haykin's book, a sort of code of subject authority practice and its drawbacks.

    Ex: Instructional development is a goal-oriented, problem-solving process involving techniques such as development of specific objectives, analysis of learners and tasks, preliminary trials, formative and summative evaluation, and continued revision.
    Ex: They are likely to influence the future function of DC, and the way in which the scheme will evolve, but since there will be a continuing need for shelf arrangement, DC will remain necessary.
    Ex: However, in 1983, Forest Press decided to opt for the concept of continuous revision.
    Ex: This study has many implications for an ongoing COMARC effort beyond the present pilot project because it is evident that a very small number of libraries can furnish machine-readable records with full LC/MARC encoding.
    Ex: Cases keep discussion grounded on certain persistent facts that must be faced, and keep a realistic rein on airy flights of academic speculation.
    Ex: Tom Hernandez knew that there had been a ' running feud' between Lespran and Balzac during the last year or so.
    Ex: Research has shown that strong centralized control of employees is not the best way to achieve operational efficiency or sustained productivity.
    Ex: Susan Blanch is a fairly steady customer, taking only fiction books.
    Ex: At the other end of the continuum is the form of hack writing typified by the poorest quality of adventure stories (often mildly pornographic).
    Ex: For this purpose it is assumed that the usual 23-letter latin alphabet, or an uninterrupted series of numerals, is used for signing the gatherings.
    Ex: Many long-term residents feel that Junctionville should be governed the way it was before Groome appeared -- by 'good old boys' who had worked their way up, who eschewed issues, and who faithfully rewarded their cronies.
    Ex: Appraisal is the single most important function performed by an archivist because it has wide-reaching and everlasting social implications.
    Ex: Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex: The conference program includes back-to-back papers on techniques for sorting Unicode data.
    Ex: But just as she pulled over the road in the pitch blackness of night she heard the unceasing sound of the night like she had never heard it.
    Ex: The great practical education of the Englishman is derived from incessant intercourse between man and man, in trade.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    * en continuo aumento = ever-increasing.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting.
    * flujo continuo = continuum.
    * formación continua = continuing training.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace learning.
    * máquina continua de papel = paper-making machine.
    * miedo continuo = nagging fear.
    * paginación continua = continuous pagination.
    * papel continuo de periódico = newsprint.
    * papel perforado continuo = continuous computer stationery.
    * temor continuo = nagging fear.
    * texto continuo = stream of text.

    * * *
    1 ‹dolor› (sin interrupción) constant; ‹movimiento/sonido› continuous, constant; ‹lucha› continual
    2 (frecuente) ‹llamadas/viajes› continual, constant
    estoy harto de sus continuas protestas I'm fed up of his continual o constant complaining
    3
    ( frml)
    continuum
    * * *

     

    Del verbo continuar: ( conjugate continuar)

    continúo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    continuó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    continuar    
    continuo
    continuar ( conjugate continuar) verbo transitivo
    to continue
    verbo intransitivo [guerra/espectáculo/vida] to continue;
    si las cosas continúan así if things go on o continue like this;


    ( on signs) continuará to be continued;

    continuo con algo to continue with sth;
    continuó diciendo que … she went on to say that …
    continuo -nua adjetivo

    movimiento/sonido continuous, constant;
    lucha continual
    b) ( frecuente) ‹llamadas/viajes continual, constant

    continuar verbo transitivo & verbo intransitivo
    1 to continue, carry on (with)
    2 (seguir en un lugar) continúa viviendo en Brasil, he's still living in Brazil
    3 (seguir sucediendo) continúa lloviendo, it is still raining
    (una película) continuará, to be continued ➣ Ver nota en continue
    continuo,-a adjetivo
    1 (incesante) continuous
    corriente continua, direct current
    Auto línea continua, solid white line
    sesión continua, continuous showing
    2 (repetido) continual, constant
    sus continuos reproches, his endless reproaches
    ' continuo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    continua
    - continuamente
    - intranquila
    - intranquilo
    - constante
    - continuar
    - horario
    English:
    ago
    - begin
    - continual
    - continuous
    - now
    - pause
    - perpetual
    - perpetual motion
    - persistent
    - rattle on
    - solid
    - teethe
    - unbroken
    - ache
    - endless
    - running
    - steady
    * * *
    continuo, -a
    adj
    1. [ininterrumpido] continuous;
    las continuas lluvias obligaron a suspender el partido the continuous rain forced them to call off the game
    2. [perseverante] continual;
    me irritan sus continuas preguntas her continual questioning irritates me
    3. [unido] continuous;
    papel continuo continuous stationery
    nm
    1. [sucesión] succession, series
    2. Fís continuum
    3. Ling continuum
    de continuo loc adv
    continually
    * * *
    adj
    1 ( sin parar) continuous;
    de continuo constantly
    2 ( frecuente) continual
    * * *
    continuo, - nua adj
    : continuous, steady, constant
    * * *
    1. (ininterrumpido) continuous
    2. (repetido) continual

    Spanish-English dictionary > continuo

  • 2 formación

    f.
    1 formation, creation, constitution.
    2 formation, training, education, up-bringing.
    3 formation, line-up, order.
    * * *
    1 (gen) formation
    2 (educación) upbringing
    3 (enseñanza) education, training
    \
    en formación MILITAR in formation
    formación musical musical training
    formación profesional vocational training
    formación universitaria university education
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=creación) [gen] formation

    para prevenir la formación de hielo — to prevent ice (from) forming, to prevent the formation of ice frm

    2) (=aprendizaje) [en un campo concreto] training; [en conocimientos teóricos] education

    tenía una formación musical clásica — she trained as a classical musician, she had a classical musical training

    formación laboral, formación ocupacional — occupational training

    3) (=grupo) [político] party; [militar] group; [musical] group, band; [de jugadores] squad
    4) (Mil)

    en formación de combatein battle o combat formation

    5) (Geol, Bot) formation
    * * *
    1) (de rocas, gobierno, palabras) formation
    2) (Geol) (conjunto, masa) formation
    3) (Mil) formation
    4) ( educación recibida) education; ( para trabajo) training
    * * *
    = formation, instruction, training, schooling, coaching, fashioning, seasoning, grooming, upbringing.
    Ex. In 1970 she pointed to inconsistencies in the formation and arrangement of headings, the presence of useless ones, and variations in actual practice from what is thought to be practiced.
    Ex. Probably in most libraries instruction in library use and the use of information retrieval tools needs to be available in a number of different modes.
    Ex. The user must become familiar with the facilities of this search software, and therefore may need more training than that which might be necessary for the retrieval of information in a data base which has been indexed with a controlled indexing language.
    Ex. Some people with little schooling do use the library, and for valuable purposes but they are more of an exception than the rule.
    Ex. Proofreaders are trained by coaching, as are editors.
    Ex. The university is a major force in the fashioning of the constantly changing urban way of life.
    Ex. All the artists were influenced by their seasoning as commercial illustrators.
    Ex. Let's face it, personal grooming is the key to success, in business or in your social life.
    Ex. Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    ----
    * área de formación = teaching unit.
    * beca de formación = in-service training.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la formación de usuarios = instruction librarian.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * con una formación tecnológica digital = digitally-oriented.
    * curso de formación = training course.
    * curso de formación continua = continuing education course.
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * escuela de formación = training school.
    * escuela de formación profesional = vocational school.
    * formación académica = academic background, formal education.
    * formación básica en tecnología = technical literacy.
    * formación continua = continuing education (CE), continuous education, continuing training, continuing professional development, continuing professional education, professional development.
    * formación continuada = continuing education (CE), continuing training.
    * formación continua del personal = staff development.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace training, workplace learning.
    * formación continua en medicina = CME (Continuing Medical Education).
    * formación de ampollas = blistering.
    * formación de burbujas = blistering.
    * formación de grumos = caking.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formación de hielo = icing.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formación del personal = staff training, professional development.
    * formación del profesorado = teacher-training, teacher education.
    * formación de padres = parenting, parenting education.
    * formación de piquetes = picketing.
    * formación de postgrado = postgraduate education, postgraduate training.
    * formación de profesorado en prácticas = in-service teacher training.
    * formación de un núcleo = nucleation.
    * formación de usuarios = information literacy, library instruction, information skills, library user education, bibliographic instruction (BI), user education, library user training, user instruction, user training, patron instruction, reader education.
    * formación documental = information education.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * formación en el mundo real = real-world training.
    * formación en el trabajo = in-service training, in-service education, in-service, on-the-job training, in-service support.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * formación en enfermería = nursing education.
    * formación en informática = computer literacy.
    * formación en prácticas = in-service.
    * formación geológica = geological formation.
    * formación in situ = in-service training, in-service.
    * formación interna = in-service training, in-service support, in-service.
    * formación nubosa = cloud cover.
    * formación ocupacional = work education.
    * formación paternal = parenting education.
    * formación permanente = lifelong learning, lifelong education.
    * formación profesional = vocational training, professional education, professional training, further education.
    * formación reglada = formal education.
    * formación requerida = job specs.
    * instituto de formación profesional = technical school.
    * los que no han recibido formación específica = uninstructed, the.
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * proceso de formación = instructional process.
    * programa de formación = training programme, training scheme, instructional programme.
    * programa de formación en el trabajo = in-service training program(me).
    * servirse de la formación de Uno = draw on/upon + background.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * * *
    1) (de rocas, gobierno, palabras) formation
    2) (Geol) (conjunto, masa) formation
    3) (Mil) formation
    4) ( educación recibida) education; ( para trabajo) training
    * * *
    = formation, instruction, training, schooling, coaching, fashioning, seasoning, grooming, upbringing.

    Ex: In 1970 she pointed to inconsistencies in the formation and arrangement of headings, the presence of useless ones, and variations in actual practice from what is thought to be practiced.

    Ex: Probably in most libraries instruction in library use and the use of information retrieval tools needs to be available in a number of different modes.
    Ex: The user must become familiar with the facilities of this search software, and therefore may need more training than that which might be necessary for the retrieval of information in a data base which has been indexed with a controlled indexing language.
    Ex: Some people with little schooling do use the library, and for valuable purposes but they are more of an exception than the rule.
    Ex: Proofreaders are trained by coaching, as are editors.
    Ex: The university is a major force in the fashioning of the constantly changing urban way of life.
    Ex: All the artists were influenced by their seasoning as commercial illustrators.
    Ex: Let's face it, personal grooming is the key to success, in business or in your social life.
    Ex: Children in modern society are faced with a ceaseless stream of new ideas, and responsibility for their upbringing has generally moved from parents to childminders and teachers.
    * área de formación = teaching unit.
    * beca de formación = in-service training.
    * bibliotecario encargado de la formación de usuarios = instruction librarian.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * conseguir una buena formación en = get + a good grounding on.
    * con una formación tecnológica digital = digitally-oriented.
    * curso de formación = training course.
    * curso de formación continua = continuing education course.
    * departamento de formación = teaching unit.
    * escuela de formación = training school.
    * escuela de formación profesional = vocational school.
    * formación académica = academic background, formal education.
    * formación básica en tecnología = technical literacy.
    * formación continua = continuing education (CE), continuous education, continuing training, continuing professional development, continuing professional education, professional development.
    * formación continuada = continuing education (CE), continuing training.
    * formación continua del personal = staff development.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace training, workplace learning.
    * formación continua en medicina = CME (Continuing Medical Education).
    * formación de ampollas = blistering.
    * formación de burbujas = blistering.
    * formación de grumos = caking.
    * formación de grupos de presión = lobbying representation.
    * formación de hielo = icing.
    * formación de la colección = collection building.
    * formación del personal = staff training, professional development.
    * formación del profesorado = teacher-training, teacher education.
    * formación de padres = parenting, parenting education.
    * formación de piquetes = picketing.
    * formación de postgrado = postgraduate education, postgraduate training.
    * formación de profesorado en prácticas = in-service teacher training.
    * formación de un núcleo = nucleation.
    * formación de usuarios = information literacy, library instruction, information skills, library user education, bibliographic instruction (BI), user education, library user training, user instruction, user training, patron instruction, reader education.
    * formación documental = information education.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * formación en el mundo real = real-world training.
    * formación en el trabajo = in-service training, in-service education, in-service, on-the-job training, in-service support.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * formación en enfermería = nursing education.
    * formación en informática = computer literacy.
    * formación en prácticas = in-service.
    * formación geológica = geological formation.
    * formación in situ = in-service training, in-service.
    * formación interna = in-service training, in-service support, in-service.
    * formación nubosa = cloud cover.
    * formación ocupacional = work education.
    * formación paternal = parenting education.
    * formación permanente = lifelong learning, lifelong education.
    * formación profesional = vocational training, professional education, professional training, further education.
    * formación reglada = formal education.
    * formación requerida = job specs.
    * instituto de formación profesional = technical school.
    * los que no han recibido formación específica = uninstructed, the.
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * proceso de formación = instructional process.
    * programa de formación = training programme, training scheme, instructional programme.
    * programa de formación en el trabajo = in-service training program(me).
    * servirse de la formación de Uno = draw on/upon + background.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.

    * * *
    1 (de las rocas, nubes) formation
    2 (de un grupo, gobierno) formation
    3 (de palabras, frases) formation
    B ( Geol) (conjunto, masa) formation
    C ( Mil) formation
    formación de combate combat formation
    la formación del carácter the formation of the character
    el período de formación the training period
    tiene una buena formación literaria she has had a good literary education
    Compuesto:
    formación profesional or (CS) vocacional
    professional o vocational training
    estudiantes de formación profesional or vocacional ≈ students at technical college
    Formación Profesional - FP (↑ formación a1)
    * * *

     

    formación sustantivo femenino
    1 ( en general) formation;

    2 ( educación recibida) education;
    ( para trabajo) training;
    formación profesional or (CS) vocacional professional o vocational training
    formación sustantivo femenino
    1 formation
    2 (crianza) upbringing
    3 (instrucción) training
    formación profesional, vocational training, occupational training
    ' formación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enseñanza
    - FP
    - práctica
    - preparación
    English:
    background
    - development
    - formation
    - on-the-job
    - shall
    - should
    - staff training
    - teacher-training
    - training
    - training course
    - training manual
    - vocational
    - parade
    - teacher
    - technical
    - untrained
    * * *
    1. [creación] formation;
    la formación de un gobierno the formation of a government;
    Ling
    2. [educación] training;
    la formación de los jóvenes es prioritaria para combatir el desempleo it is extremely important to train young people in order to combat unemployment;
    recibió una formación clásica he received a traditional education;
    sin formación académica with little formal education
    formación en alternancia sandwich courses;
    formación continua in-service training;
    formación de formadores training of trainers;
    formación ocupacional vocational o occupational training;
    formación pedagógica teacher training;
    formación profesional [ocupacional] = vocational o occupational training;
    [ciclo educativo] = vocationally orientated secondary education in Spain for pupils aged 14-18, currently being phased out
    3. [equipo] team;
    [alineación] line-up;
    formación política political party
    4. Mil formation;
    marchar en formación to march in formation
    5. Geol formation;
    una formación rocosa a rock formation;
    esta zona presenta formaciones calcáreas there are limestone formations in this area
    * * *
    f
    1 de palabras, asociación formation
    2 ( entrenamiento) training;
    alumno de formación profesional student doing a vocational course
    * * *
    formación nf, pl - ciones
    1) : formation
    2) : training
    formación profesional: vocational training
    * * *
    1. (proceso) formation
    2. (enseñanza) education

    Spanish-English dictionary > formación

  • 3 formación continua en el trabajo

    (n.) = workplace training, workplace learning
    Ex. Streaming video on the World Wide Web is widely used for workplace training, distance education are other applications.
    Ex. This article describes a decision support system which stimulates workplace learning by enabling previous and present users of the system to exchange experience.
    * * *
    (n.) = workplace training, workplace learning

    Ex: Streaming video on the World Wide Web is widely used for workplace training, distance education are other applications.

    Ex: This article describes a decision support system which stimulates workplace learning by enabling previous and present users of the system to exchange experience.

    Spanish-English dictionary > formación continua en el trabajo

  • 4 trabajo1

    1 = employment, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], job, labour [labor, -USA], leg work, occupation, task, work, working environment, workload [work load], pursuit, workmanship, footwork, handwork, professional position, working practice, pursuit in life, handiwork, lifework, line of business, toil, industry.
    Ex. Under WOMEN -- EMPLOYMENT, for instance, are listed works on the health and safety hazards of employment, the wages of employment, the problems of mothers, married and/or single women and employment, and so on.
    Ex. Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.
    Ex. To ease the cataloguer's job and save him the trouble of counting characters, DOBIS/LIBIS uses a special function.
    Ex. An editor is a person who prepares for publication an item not his own and whose labour may be limited to the preparation of the item for the manufacturer.
    Ex. DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter, the catalog card, and much leg work, but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex. Headings such as SALESMEN AND SALESMANSHIP and FIREMEN, since they are assigned to works covering the activities of both men and women in these occupations, are not specific.
    Ex. Further, menu screens will be necessary until the user has specified the task that he wishes executed or the information that he wishes to retrieve sufficiently for execution or retrieval to be effected.
    Ex. The Classification Research Group (CRG) has been a major force in the development of classification theory, and has made a major contribution towards work on a new general classification scheme.
    Ex. This article examines the various features now available on copiers and comments on the usefulness in a working environment.
    Ex. Each of these changes, if we were to deal with them in an adequate manner, create severe workload problems for the cataloging department.
    Ex. What is more arguable is whether or not it is a bibliographical pursuit at all since it bears little relationship to the physical nature of the book.
    Ex. William R Lethaby, the architect who had Westminster Abbey in his charge for over twenty years, once said 'Art is thoughtful workmanship'.
    Ex. If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex. The newspaper's suppression after the first issue was not, as some historians have declared, the handwork of Massachusetts' Puritan clergy = La supresión del periódico después de su primer número no fue, como algunos historiadores han declarado, por la intervención del clero puritano de Massachussetts.
    Ex. In virtually all of her professional positions she has been involved with the handling of documents.
    Ex. While many believe that print on paper will never die, new formats are already changing working practice in many spheres.
    Ex. People who are blind, regardless of their pursuit in life, will not have access to current information, books, learning, or education opportunities unless all libraries and blindness organizations agree to work together.
    Ex. Rather than bringing in butchers to do the handiwork of his dissections, Vesalius himself worked on the human cadavers and said that students of medicine should do the same.
    Ex. This is an eloquent, moving testament to the lifework of a major artist of unimpeachable technique and passion.
    Ex. The computer people are muscling in on our line of business and we can't stop them.
    Ex. Furthermore, the computer can be used, and is already being used, to eliminate drudgery, busywork, and useless toil in library systems.
    Ex. In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    ----
    * acoso en el trabajo = workplace mobbing.
    * agenda de trabajo = work agenda.
    * agobiado de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * almuerzo de trabajo = work luncheon.
    * ámbito de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * amor al trabajo = love of work.
    * ansiedad en el trabajo = job anxiety, work anxiety.
    * anterior al trabajo = pre-service.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * año de trabajo = man year.
    * ascender en el trabajo = step up + the career ladder.
    * ascenso en el trabajo = job promotion.
    * aspirar a un puesto de trabajo = aspire to + position.
    * asunto relacionado con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * bibliografía de trabajo = working bibliography.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en el trabajo de referencia = reference librarianship.
    * bolsa de trabajo = labour exchange, job opportunities, employment bureau, employment centre, employment opportunity, job centre, job pool.
    * borrador de trabajo = working paper.
    * buscador de trabajo = job applicant, job seeker.
    * buscar trabajo = seek + employment.
    * buscar trabajo en la calle = work + the streets.
    * campo de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * campo de trabajos forzados = labour camp, forced labour camp.
    * cantidad de trabajo = workload [work load].
    * carga de trabajo = workload [work load].
    * centro de trabajo = workplace.
    * cobrar en un trabajo = job + pay.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comida de trabajo = business meal, professional meal.
    * compañero de trabajo = co-worker [coworker], male colleague, work colleague, fellow worker.
    * complementos del trabajo = fringe benefits, fringes.
    * conciliación del trabajo y la familia = reconciliation of work and family.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * condiciones del contrato de trabajo = terms of employment.
    * condiciones de trabajo = working conditions.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * con trabajo = in post.
    * contratar al primero que solicita el trabajo = hire on a first-come, first-take basis.
    * contrato de trabajo = contract position.
    * conversación de trabajo = shop talk.
    * costar mucho trabajo = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * costar trabajo = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * cualquier trabajo temporal = casual job.
    * cubrir un puesto de trabajo = fill + position.
    * cuestión relacionada con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * dar permiso en el trabajo = give + time off work.
    * dar trabajo = present + burden.
    * dedicar trabajo = expend + effort.
    * definición de trabajo = working definition.
    * dejar a Alguien sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * dejar el puesto de trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + post.
    * dejar el trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + post, quit + Posesivo + job, jump + ship.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * dejar un puesto de trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + position.
    * dejar un trabajo = quit, resign + Posesivo + post.
    * denominación del puesto de trabajo = job title, occupational title.
    * dentro del mismo trabajo = intraoccupational.
    * derecho del trabajo = employment law.
    * desarrollar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * descripción del puesto de trabajo = job description, position description, job profile.
    * desempeñar un trabajo = exercise + work.
    * despedir del trabajo = make + redundant.
    * después del horario de trabajo = after hours [after-hours].
    * de trabajo = working.
    * día del trabajo = Labour Day.
    * día de trabajo = working day.
    * día internacional del trabajo = Labour Day.
    * diario automático de trabajo = time log.
    * dignidad del trabajo = dignity of work.
    * dinámica de trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribución del trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribuir el trabajo = spread + the load.
    * división del trabajo = division of labour.
    * documento de trabajo = working document, working draft.
    * eficacia en el trabajo = quality of service.
    * elaborar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * empresa de trabajo = industrial affiliation.
    * encomendar un trabajo a Alguien = assign + job.
    * encontrar trabajo = find + a job.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * enseñanza en el trabajo = in-service education.
    * entorno de trabajo = working environment, work environment.
    * entrevista de trabajo = job interview.
    * equipo de trabajo = study team, project team, work team.
    * esclavo del trabajo = workaholic.
    * escribir un trabajo = write + essay.
    * espacio de trabajo = workspace.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * estación de trabajo = workstation [work station], desktop workstation.
    * estación de trabajo remota = outstation.
    * estadía de trabajo = work visit.
    * estar mareado de tanto trabajo = be reeling.
    * estar relacionado con el trabajo = be work related.
    * estar saturado de trabajo = work to + capacity.
    * estar sin trabajo = stay out of + work.
    * estrategia que ahorra trabajo = labour saver.
    * estrés en el trabajo = job stress.
    * evaluar el rendimiento en el trabajo = evaluate + work performance.
    * excedencia en el trabajo = leave of absence.
    * ficha de trabajo = worksheet, project worksheet.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace training, workplace learning.
    * formación en el trabajo = in-service training, in-service education, in-service, on-the-job training, in-service support.
    * funciones del puesto de trabajo = position + entail + duty.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * guía de trabajo = working guide.
    * hábito de trabajo = work habit, working habit.
    * hablar del trabajo = talk + shop.
    * hacer + Posesivo + trabajo = get on with + Posesivo + work.
    * hacer (todo) el trabajo pesado = do (all) + the donkey work.
    * hacer un buen trabajo = do + a good job.
    * hacer un trabajo = do + work, do + job.
    * hacer un trabajo sobre = do + a project about.
    * hasta aquí de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * hasta el cuello de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * herramienta de trabajo = tool, tool.
    * hora de trabajo = man-hour.
    * horario de trabajo = hours of operation, working hours, work hours.
    * horario intenso de trabajo = long hours, the.
    * horarios de trabajo demasiado cargados = over-long hours.
    * igualdad de oportunidad en el trabajo = equal employment opportunity.
    * igualdad de retribución por un trabajo de valor comparable = equal pay for comparable work.
    * igualdad de retribución por un trabajo de igual valor = equal pay for equal work.
    * incentivo en el trabajo = work incentive, labour incentive.
    * indicador del trabajo realizado = workload indicator.
    * intercambio de puestos de trabajo = job exchange.
    * jornada de trabajo = workshop.
    * liberar del exceso de trabajo = relieve + overload.
    * liberar de trabajo = relieve + pressure.
    * línea de trabajo = line of work.
    * llamar al trabajo para excusarse por enfermedad = call in + sick.
    * llegar tarde al trabajo = be late for work.
    * lugar de trabajo = affiliation, institutional affiliation, working environment, workplace, place of work, worksite [work site], home institution.
    * lugar de trabajo del autor = author affiliation.
    * magistratura del trabajo = industrial tribunal.
    * marco de trabajo = framework.
    * medida de seguridad e higiene en el trabajo = health and safety standard.
    * memoria de trabajo = working memory.
    * mercado de trabajo = labour market, job market.
    * mercado de trabajo, el = employment market, the.
    * mesa de trabajo = desk, study table.
    * método de trabajo = working method.
    * Ministerio de Trabajo = Department of Labor.
    * modelo de trabajo = working model, business model.
    * mucho trabajo = hard graft.
    * negligente en el trabajo = malpractitioner.
    * neurosis producida por el trabajo = occupational neurosis.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * norma de trabajo = working rule.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * obtener un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * ocupar un puesto de trabajo = assume + position, take up + post, hold + post.
    * oferta de trabajo = job advertisement, job offer, help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * ofertas de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * oportunidad de trabajo = career opportunity.
    * organización del trabajo = workflow [work flow], working arrangement.
    * paquete de trabajo = workpackage.
    * para trabajos pesados = heavy-duty.
    * pérdida de puestos de trabajo = squeeze on jobs.
    * permiso de trabajo = work permit.
    * permuta de trabajo = job exchange.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * plan de trabajo = research agenda, work plan, working plan, work schedule.
    * política de trabajo = policy.
    * postura exigida por el trabajo = work posture.
    * proceso de trabajo = work process.
    * programa de formación en el trabajo = in-service training program(me).
    * programa de trabajo = work schedule.
    * programa de trabajo como interno residente = residency.
    * promoción en el trabajo = job promotion.
    * propuesta de trabajo = project proposal.
    * proyecto de trabajo = work project.
    * puente de trabajo = catwalk.
    * puesto de trabajo = appointment, position, post, opening, career path, professional position, position held.
    * puesto de trabajo de libre designación = line position.
    * puesto de trabajo ocupado = position held.
    * puestos de trabajo ocupados = positions held.
    * quitar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * realizar el trabajo = get + Posesivo + work done.
    * realizar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * realizar un trabajo = perform + work, undertake + work.
    * realizar un trabajo monótono = have + Posesivo + nose to the grindstone.
    * red de trabajo = peer-to-peer network.
    * relacionado con el trabajo = job-related, work-related.
    * relación de trabajo = working relation, working relationship, work relationship, work relation.
    * relativo al trabajo = occupational.
    * rendimiento en el trabajo = work performance.
    * reunión de trabajo = business meeting, business session.
    * ropa de trabajo = work clothes.
    * rutina de trabajo = work process.
    * sala de trabajo = workroom.
    * salir del trabajo = clock off + work.
    * salud en el trabajo = occupational health.
    * satisfacción en el trabajo = job satisfaction, work satisfaction.
    * segregación en el trabajo = job segregation, employment segregation.
    * seguridad en el trabajo = safety at work, occupational safety.
    * sesión de trabajo = work session, working session.
    * sicología del trabajo = occupational psychology.
    * sin trabajo = jobless.
    * sobrecargado de trabajo = overworked.
    * sociología del trabajo = sociology of work.
    * soliciante de trabajo = job applicant.
    * solicitud de trabajo = job application.
    * superficie de trabajo = working surface, work surface.
    * taller de trabajo = workshop, study school.
    * taller de trabajo esclavo = sweatshop.
    * taller de trabajo sobre composición = writing workshop.
    * tener trabajo para rato = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * tener un segundo trabajo = moonlight, work + a second job.
    * tener un trabajo = hold down + job.
    * tener un trabajo remunerado = be gainfully employed.
    * tener un trabajo retribuido = be gainfully employed.
    * tensión en el trabajo = job stress.
    * tensión producida por el trabajo = occupational stress.
    * terminar turno de trabajo = come off + duty.
    * toda una vida de trabajo = a lifetime of work.
    * tomarse excedencia en el trabajo = take + leave from + employment.
    * tomarse + Expresión Temporal + de permiso en el trabajo = take + Expresión Temporal + off, have + Expresión Temporal + off work.
    * tomarse unos días de permiso en el trabajo = take + time off work.
    * tomarse unos días de permiso en el trabajo = take + time off, take + time out.
    * trabajo académico = academic work.
    * trabajo a destajo = piecework.
    * trabajo a distancia = telecommuting, teleworking, telework.
    * trabajo administrativo de apoyo = clerical work.
    * trabajo a medias = job share.
    * trabajo artesanal = craftsmanship.
    * trabajo a tiempo parcial = part-time work, part-time employment, part-time job.
    * trabajo atípico = atypical work.
    * trabajo autónomo = self-employment.
    * trabajo bibliográfico = bibliographic work.
    * trabajo bibliotecario = library work.
    * trabajo burocrático = paper-keeping.
    * trabajo científico = scientific work, scholarly work.
    * trabajo compartido = job sharing.
    * trabajo complicado = major exercise.
    * trabajo con documentación automatizada = computer-based information work.
    * trabajo conjunto = interworking.
    * trabajo con ordenador = computer work.
    * trabajo cotidiano = daily work.
    * trabajo creativo = creative work.
    * trabajo de alfabetización = literacy work.
    * trabajo de apoyo = escort work.
    * trabajo de calidad = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * trabajo de campo = fieldwork [field work].
    * trabajo de catalogación = cataloguing work.
    * trabajo de chinos = fiddly [fiddlier -comp., fiddliest -sup.].
    * trabajo de clase = term paper, coursework [course work], term project, homework.
    * trabajo de detective = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de escolta = escort work.
    * trabajo de impresión = bookwork.
    * trabajo de impresión de material efímero = ephemeral jobbing.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * trabajo de investigación = investigative work, research paper, research work.
    * trabajo de la casa = housework.
    * trabajo de menores = child labour.
    * trabajo de poca monta = odd-job.
    * trabajo de préstamo de servicios = service job.
    * trabajo de referencia = reference work.
    * trabajo desinteresado = labour of love.
    * trabajo detectivesco = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de toda una vida = life's work, lifework.
    * trabajo diario = day's work, daily work.
    * trabajo doméstico = domestic duty, domestic work, domestic task.
    * trabajo duro = hard labour, thirsty work, hard work.
    * trabajo duro, mucho trabajo = hard graft.
    * trabajo editorial = editorship.
    * trabajo en archivística = archives work.
    * trabajo en colaboración = interworking.
    * trabajo en común = interworking.
    * trabajo en curso = work in progress.
    * trabajo en equipo = teamwork, collaborative teamwork, team management.
    * trabajo en red = networking.
    * trabajo en sucio = rough work.
    * trabajo entre manos, el = work at hand, the.
    * trabajo eventual = jobbing.
    * trabajo físico = physical work.
    * trabajo improductivo = busywork.
    * trabajo individual = independent study, self-study.
    * trabajo infantil = child labour, child work.
    * trabajo ininterrumpido = continuous work.
    * trabajo manual = craft, craft activity, handiwork, manual labour.
    * trabajo monótono = drudge work, drudgery.
    * trabajo + no faltar = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * trabajo no remunerado = unpaid work, unremunerated work.
    * trabajo pesado = grind, grinding, donkey work.
    * trabajo por cuenta propia = self-employment.
    * trabajo por libre = freelance [free-lance].
    * trabajo por + Posesivo + cuenta = freelance [free-lance].
    * trabajo por turnos = shift work.
    * trabajo práctico = fieldwork [field work], practical work.
    * trabajo preliminar = groundwork, legwork, spadework [spade work].
    * trabajo previo = groundwork, spadework [spade work].
    * trabajo remunerado = work-for-hire, paid work, paid labour.
    * trabajo rutinario = chore, routine work, mundane task.
    * trabajos = life's work.
    * trabajos de impresión de material efímero = jobbing work.
    * trabajos de rescate = rescue work.
    * trabajos forzados = forced labour, hard labour.
    * trabajo social = social work.
    * trabajo sucio = dirty work.
    * trabajo sumergido = informal work.
    * trabajo temporal = temporary job, casual job.
    * trabajo urgente = hurried work, rush job.
    * trabajo y esfuerzo = toil and trouble.
    * turno de trabajo de atención al usuario = desk duty.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * uso compartido de mesas de trabajo = hot desking.
    * útil de trabajo = tool.
    * vida en el trabajo = job life.
    * visita de trabajo = field trip.

    Spanish-English dictionary > trabajo1

  • 5 trabajo

    m.
    1 work.
    una casa tan grande da mucho trabajo a big house like that is a lot of work
    hacer un buen trabajo to do a good job
    trabajo de campo field work
    trabajo en o de equipo teamwork
    trabajo físico physical effort
    trabajo intelectual mental effort
    trabajo manual manual labor
    trabajos forzados o forzosos hard labor
    trabajo de oficina office work
    trabajo social social work
    trabajo sucio dirty work
    trabajo temporal temporary work
    2 job (empleo).
    buscar/encontrar trabajo to look for/find work o a job
    no tener trabajo to be out of work
    3 work (place).
    en el trabajo at work
    ir al trabajo to go to work
    5 labor (economics & politics).
    6 effort (esfuerzo).
    costar mucho trabajo to take a lot of effort
    tomarse el trabajo de hacer algo to go to o take the trouble of doing something
    7 work place, job, workplace.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: trabajar.
    * * *
    2 (tarea) task, job
    3 (empleo) job, employment
    4 (esfuerzo) effort
    5 EDUCACIÓN report, paper
    \
    ahorrarse el trabajo to save oneself the trouble
    con gran trabajo / con mucho trabajo with great effort
    cuesta trabajo... it's hard to...
    estar sin trabajo to be out of work
    ir al trabajo to go to work
    tomarse el trabajo de to take the trouble to
    trabajo de chinos familiar very intricate work, time-consuming work
    trabajo eventual casual labour (US labor)
    trabajo por turno / trabajo por turnos shiftwork
    trabajos forzados / trabajos forzosos hard labour (US labor) sing
    trabajos manuales arts and crafts, handicrafts
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) work, job
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=labor) work

    ¡buen trabajo! — good work!

    el trabajo de la casathe housework

    ropa de trabajo — work clothes

    estar sin trabajo — to be unemployed

    quedarse sin trabajo — to find o.s. out of work, lose one's job

    trabajo de campo, trabajo en el terreno — fieldwork

    trabajo manual — manual labour, manual labor (EEUU)

    trabajos forzadoshard labour sing, hard labor (EEUU) sing

    trabajos manuales — (Escol) handicrafts

    2) (tb: puesto de trabajo) job
    3) (tb: lugar de trabajo) work
    4) (=esfuerzo)

    ahorrarse el trabajo — to save o.s. the trouble

    costar trabajo, le cuesta trabajo hacerlo — he finds it hard to do

    dar trabajo, reparar la casa nos ha dado mucho trabajo — it was hard work o a real job repairing the house

    tomarse el trabajo de hacer algo — to take the trouble to do sth

    5) (=obra) (Arte, Literat) work; (Educ) essay; [de investigación] study
    6) (Econ)
    a) (=mano de obra) labour, labor (EEUU)
    b) (tb: Ministerio de Trabajo) Department of Employment, Department of Labor (EEUU)
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( empleo) job

    conseguir trabajoto get o find work, to get o find a job

    un trabajo de media jornada or (AmL) de medio tiempo or (Esp) a tiempo parcial — a part-time job

    trabajo de jornada completa or de or a tiempo completo — full-time work o job

    b) ( lugar) work
    2) (actividad, labor) work
    3)
    a) ( tarea) job
    b) ( obra escrita) piece of work
    4) ( esfuerzo)

    se tomó/dio el trabajo de venir — she took the trouble to come

    5) (Econ) labor*
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( empleo) job

    conseguir trabajoto get o find work, to get o find a job

    un trabajo de media jornada or (AmL) de medio tiempo or (Esp) a tiempo parcial — a part-time job

    trabajo de jornada completa or de or a tiempo completo — full-time work o job

    b) ( lugar) work
    2) (actividad, labor) work
    3)
    a) ( tarea) job
    b) ( obra escrita) piece of work
    4) ( esfuerzo)

    se tomó/dio el trabajo de venir — she took the trouble to come

    5) (Econ) labor*
    * * *
    trabajo1
    1 = employment, endeavour [endeavor, -USA], job, labour [labor, -USA], leg work, occupation, task, work, working environment, workload [work load], pursuit, workmanship, footwork, handwork, professional position, working practice, pursuit in life, handiwork, lifework, line of business, toil, industry.

    Ex: Under WOMEN -- EMPLOYMENT, for instance, are listed works on the health and safety hazards of employment, the wages of employment, the problems of mothers, married and/or single women and employment, and so on.

    Ex: Eventually, it came to be recognized that the Classification Research Group's endeavours might be pertinent to the problem of alphabetical indexing.
    Ex: To ease the cataloguer's job and save him the trouble of counting characters, DOBIS/LIBIS uses a special function.
    Ex: An editor is a person who prepares for publication an item not his own and whose labour may be limited to the preparation of the item for the manufacturer.
    Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS may replace the typewriter, the catalog card, and much leg work, but it cannot replace the decision-making capabilities of the library staff.
    Ex: Headings such as SALESMEN AND SALESMANSHIP and FIREMEN, since they are assigned to works covering the activities of both men and women in these occupations, are not specific.
    Ex: Further, menu screens will be necessary until the user has specified the task that he wishes executed or the information that he wishes to retrieve sufficiently for execution or retrieval to be effected.
    Ex: The Classification Research Group (CRG) has been a major force in the development of classification theory, and has made a major contribution towards work on a new general classification scheme.
    Ex: This article examines the various features now available on copiers and comments on the usefulness in a working environment.
    Ex: Each of these changes, if we were to deal with them in an adequate manner, create severe workload problems for the cataloging department.
    Ex: What is more arguable is whether or not it is a bibliographical pursuit at all since it bears little relationship to the physical nature of the book.
    Ex: William R Lethaby, the architect who had Westminster Abbey in his charge for over twenty years, once said 'Art is thoughtful workmanship'.
    Ex: If we decide to take on making up a subject file there'd be a lot of footwork even if we use that list as a basis = Si decidimos aceptar crear un fichero ordenado por materias habría mucho trabajo incluso si usamos esta lista como base.
    Ex: The newspaper's suppression after the first issue was not, as some historians have declared, the handwork of Massachusetts' Puritan clergy = La supresión del periódico después de su primer número no fue, como algunos historiadores han declarado, por la intervención del clero puritano de Massachussetts.
    Ex: In virtually all of her professional positions she has been involved with the handling of documents.
    Ex: While many believe that print on paper will never die, new formats are already changing working practice in many spheres.
    Ex: People who are blind, regardless of their pursuit in life, will not have access to current information, books, learning, or education opportunities unless all libraries and blindness organizations agree to work together.
    Ex: Rather than bringing in butchers to do the handiwork of his dissections, Vesalius himself worked on the human cadavers and said that students of medicine should do the same.
    Ex: This is an eloquent, moving testament to the lifework of a major artist of unimpeachable technique and passion.
    Ex: The computer people are muscling in on our line of business and we can't stop them.
    Ex: Furthermore, the computer can be used, and is already being used, to eliminate drudgery, busywork, and useless toil in library systems.
    Ex: In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty.
    * acoso en el trabajo = workplace mobbing.
    * agenda de trabajo = work agenda.
    * agobiado de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * ahorrar el trabajo de = save + effort in.
    * almuerzo de trabajo = work luncheon.
    * ámbito de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * amor al trabajo = love of work.
    * ansiedad en el trabajo = job anxiety, work anxiety.
    * anterior al trabajo = pre-service.
    * anuncio de trabajo = help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * anuncios de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * año de trabajo = man year.
    * ascender en el trabajo = step up + the career ladder.
    * ascenso en el trabajo = job promotion.
    * aspirar a un puesto de trabajo = aspire to + position.
    * asunto relacionado con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * avanzar en + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work, advance + Posesivo + work.
    * basado en el trabajo en equipo = team-based.
    * bibliografía de trabajo = working bibliography.
    * biblioteconomía especializada en el trabajo de referencia = reference librarianship.
    * bolsa de trabajo = labour exchange, job opportunities, employment bureau, employment centre, employment opportunity, job centre, job pool.
    * borrador de trabajo = working paper.
    * buscador de trabajo = job applicant, job seeker.
    * buscar trabajo = seek + employment.
    * buscar trabajo en la calle = work + the streets.
    * campo de trabajo = field of endeavour.
    * campo de trabajos forzados = labour camp, forced labour camp.
    * cantidad de trabajo = workload [work load].
    * carga de trabajo = workload [work load].
    * centro de trabajo = workplace.
    * cobrar en un trabajo = job + pay.
    * comenzar el turno de trabajo = go on + duty.
    * comida de trabajo = business meal, professional meal.
    * compañero de trabajo = co-worker [coworker], male colleague, work colleague, fellow worker.
    * complementos del trabajo = fringe benefits, fringes.
    * conciliación del trabajo y la familia = reconciliation of work and family.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * condiciones del contrato de trabajo = terms of employment.
    * condiciones de trabajo = working conditions.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * conseguir un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * conseguir un trabajo = enter + job, land + job.
    * con trabajo = in post.
    * contratar al primero que solicita el trabajo = hire on a first-come, first-take basis.
    * contrato de trabajo = contract position.
    * conversación de trabajo = shop talk.
    * costar mucho trabajo = have + a tough time, have + a hard time.
    * costar trabajo = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * cualquier trabajo temporal = casual job.
    * cubrir un puesto de trabajo = fill + position.
    * cuestión relacionada con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * dar permiso en el trabajo = give + time off work.
    * dar trabajo = present + burden.
    * dedicar trabajo = expend + effort.
    * definición de trabajo = working definition.
    * dejar a Alguien sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * dejar el puesto de trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + post.
    * dejar el trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + post, quit + Posesivo + job, jump + ship.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * dejar un puesto de trabajo = resign from + Posesivo + position.
    * dejar un trabajo = quit, resign + Posesivo + post.
    * denominación del puesto de trabajo = job title, occupational title.
    * dentro del mismo trabajo = intraoccupational.
    * derecho del trabajo = employment law.
    * desarrollar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * desarrollar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * descripción del puesto de trabajo = job description, position description, job profile.
    * desempeñar un trabajo = exercise + work.
    * despedir del trabajo = make + redundant.
    * después del horario de trabajo = after hours [after-hours].
    * de trabajo = working.
    * día del trabajo = Labour Day.
    * día de trabajo = working day.
    * día internacional del trabajo = Labour Day.
    * diario automático de trabajo = time log.
    * dignidad del trabajo = dignity of work.
    * dinámica de trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribución del trabajo = workflow [work flow].
    * distribuir el trabajo = spread + the load.
    * división del trabajo = division of labour.
    * documento de trabajo = working document, working draft.
    * eficacia en el trabajo = quality of service.
    * elaborar un plan de trabajo = develop + agenda.
    * eliminar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * empresa de trabajo = industrial affiliation.
    * encomendar un trabajo a Alguien = assign + job.
    * encontrar trabajo = find + a job.
    * encontrar trabajo en una biblioteca = join + library.
    * en el horario de trabajo = on company time.
    * en el trabajo = on-the-job, at work.
    * enseñanza antes de empezar el trabajo = pre-service education.
    * enseñanza en el trabajo = in-service education.
    * entorno de trabajo = working environment, work environment.
    * entrevista de trabajo = job interview.
    * equipo de trabajo = study team, project team, work team.
    * esclavo del trabajo = workaholic.
    * escribir un trabajo = write + essay.
    * espacio de trabajo = workspace.
    * específico de un trabajo concreto = job-specific.
    * estación de trabajo = workstation [work station], desktop workstation.
    * estación de trabajo remota = outstation.
    * estadía de trabajo = work visit.
    * estar mareado de tanto trabajo = be reeling.
    * estar relacionado con el trabajo = be work related.
    * estar saturado de trabajo = work to + capacity.
    * estar sin trabajo = stay out of + work.
    * estrategia que ahorra trabajo = labour saver.
    * estrés en el trabajo = job stress.
    * evaluar el rendimiento en el trabajo = evaluate + work performance.
    * excedencia en el trabajo = leave of absence.
    * ficha de trabajo = worksheet, project worksheet.
    * formación continua en el trabajo = workplace training, workplace learning.
    * formación en el trabajo = in-service training, in-service education, in-service, on-the-job training, in-service support.
    * funciones del puesto de trabajo = position + entail + duty.
    * grupo de trabajo = study group, study team, task force, working party, task group, research group, working group, project team.
    * grupo de trabajo por tema de interés = breakout group.
    * guía de trabajo = working guide.
    * hábito de trabajo = work habit, working habit.
    * hablar del trabajo = talk + shop.
    * hacer + Posesivo + trabajo = get on with + Posesivo + work.
    * hacer (todo) el trabajo pesado = do (all) + the donkey work.
    * hacer un buen trabajo = do + a good job.
    * hacer un trabajo = do + work, do + job.
    * hacer un trabajo sobre = do + a project about.
    * hasta aquí de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * hasta el cuello de trabajo = up to + Posesivo + eyeballs in work.
    * herramienta de trabajo = tool, tool.
    * hora de trabajo = man-hour.
    * horario de trabajo = hours of operation, working hours, work hours.
    * horario intenso de trabajo = long hours, the.
    * horarios de trabajo demasiado cargados = over-long hours.
    * igualdad de oportunidad en el trabajo = equal employment opportunity.
    * igualdad de retribución por un trabajo de valor comparable = equal pay for comparable work.
    * igualdad de retribución por un trabajo de igual valor = equal pay for equal work.
    * incentivo en el trabajo = work incentive, labour incentive.
    * indicador del trabajo realizado = workload indicator.
    * intercambio de puestos de trabajo = job exchange.
    * jornada de trabajo = workshop.
    * liberar del exceso de trabajo = relieve + overload.
    * liberar de trabajo = relieve + pressure.
    * línea de trabajo = line of work.
    * llamar al trabajo para excusarse por enfermedad = call in + sick.
    * llegar tarde al trabajo = be late for work.
    * lugar de trabajo = affiliation, institutional affiliation, working environment, workplace, place of work, worksite [work site], home institution.
    * lugar de trabajo del autor = author affiliation.
    * magistratura del trabajo = industrial tribunal.
    * marco de trabajo = framework.
    * medida de seguridad e higiene en el trabajo = health and safety standard.
    * memoria de trabajo = working memory.
    * mercado de trabajo = labour market, job market.
    * mercado de trabajo, el = employment market, the.
    * mesa de trabajo = desk, study table.
    * método de trabajo = working method.
    * Ministerio de Trabajo = Department of Labor.
    * modelo de trabajo = working model, business model.
    * mucho trabajo = hard graft.
    * negligente en el trabajo = malpractitioner.
    * neurosis producida por el trabajo = occupational neurosis.
    * NISTF (Grupo de Trabajo sobre los Sistemas Nacionales de Información de la A = NISTF (Society of American Archivists National Information Systems Task Force).
    * no perder el trabajo = stay in + work.
    * norma de trabajo = working rule.
    * no tener trabajo = be unemployed.
    * obtener un puesto de trabajo = obtain + position.
    * ocupar un puesto de trabajo = assume + position, take up + post, hold + post.
    * oferta de trabajo = job advertisement, job offer, help wanted ad, help wanted notice.
    * ofertas de trabajo = help-wanted advertising.
    * oportunidad de trabajo = career opportunity.
    * organización del trabajo = workflow [work flow], working arrangement.
    * paquete de trabajo = workpackage.
    * para trabajos pesados = heavy-duty.
    * pérdida de puestos de trabajo = squeeze on jobs.
    * permiso de trabajo = work permit.
    * permuta de trabajo = job exchange.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * plan de trabajo = research agenda, work plan, working plan, work schedule.
    * política de trabajo = policy.
    * postura exigida por el trabajo = work posture.
    * proceso de trabajo = work process.
    * programa de formación en el trabajo = in-service training program(me).
    * programa de trabajo = work schedule.
    * programa de trabajo como interno residente = residency.
    * promoción en el trabajo = job promotion.
    * propuesta de trabajo = project proposal.
    * proyecto de trabajo = work project.
    * puente de trabajo = catwalk.
    * puesto de trabajo = appointment, position, post, opening, career path, professional position, position held.
    * puesto de trabajo de libre designación = line position.
    * puesto de trabajo ocupado = position held.
    * puestos de trabajo ocupados = positions held.
    * quitar puestos de trabajo = shed + jobs, axe + jobs, cut + jobs.
    * realizar el trabajo = get + Posesivo + work done.
    * realizar + Posesivo + trabajo = advance + Posesivo + work.
    * realizar un trabajo = perform + work, undertake + work.
    * realizar un trabajo monótono = have + Posesivo + nose to the grindstone.
    * red de trabajo = peer-to-peer network.
    * relacionado con el trabajo = job-related, work-related.
    * relación de trabajo = working relation, working relationship, work relationship, work relation.
    * relativo al trabajo = occupational.
    * rendimiento en el trabajo = work performance.
    * reunión de trabajo = business meeting, business session.
    * ropa de trabajo = work clothes.
    * rutina de trabajo = work process.
    * sala de trabajo = workroom.
    * salir del trabajo = clock off + work.
    * salud en el trabajo = occupational health.
    * satisfacción en el trabajo = job satisfaction, work satisfaction.
    * segregación en el trabajo = job segregation, employment segregation.
    * seguridad en el trabajo = safety at work, occupational safety.
    * sesión de trabajo = work session, working session.
    * sicología del trabajo = occupational psychology.
    * sin trabajo = jobless.
    * sobrecargado de trabajo = overworked.
    * sociología del trabajo = sociology of work.
    * soliciante de trabajo = job applicant.
    * solicitud de trabajo = job application.
    * superficie de trabajo = working surface, work surface.
    * taller de trabajo = workshop, study school.
    * taller de trabajo esclavo = sweatshop.
    * taller de trabajo sobre composición = writing workshop.
    * tener trabajo para rato = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * tener un segundo trabajo = moonlight, work + a second job.
    * tener un trabajo = hold down + job.
    * tener un trabajo remunerado = be gainfully employed.
    * tener un trabajo retribuido = be gainfully employed.
    * tensión en el trabajo = job stress.
    * tensión producida por el trabajo = occupational stress.
    * terminar turno de trabajo = come off + duty.
    * toda una vida de trabajo = a lifetime of work.
    * tomarse excedencia en el trabajo = take + leave from + employment.
    * tomarse + Expresión Temporal + de permiso en el trabajo = take + Expresión Temporal + off, have + Expresión Temporal + off work.
    * tomarse unos días de permiso en el trabajo = take + time off work.
    * tomarse unos días de permiso en el trabajo = take + time off, take + time out.
    * trabajo académico = academic work.
    * trabajo a destajo = piecework.
    * trabajo a distancia = telecommuting, teleworking, telework.
    * trabajo administrativo de apoyo = clerical work.
    * trabajo a medias = job share.
    * trabajo artesanal = craftsmanship.
    * trabajo a tiempo parcial = part-time work, part-time employment, part-time job.
    * trabajo atípico = atypical work.
    * trabajo autónomo = self-employment.
    * trabajo bibliográfico = bibliographic work.
    * trabajo bibliotecario = library work.
    * trabajo burocrático = paper-keeping.
    * trabajo científico = scientific work, scholarly work.
    * trabajo compartido = job sharing.
    * trabajo complicado = major exercise.
    * trabajo con documentación automatizada = computer-based information work.
    * trabajo conjunto = interworking.
    * trabajo con ordenador = computer work.
    * trabajo cotidiano = daily work.
    * trabajo creativo = creative work.
    * trabajo de alfabetización = literacy work.
    * trabajo de apoyo = escort work.
    * trabajo de calidad = best practices, lessons learned [lessons learnt].
    * trabajo de campo = fieldwork [field work].
    * trabajo de catalogación = cataloguing work.
    * trabajo de chinos = fiddly [fiddlier -comp., fiddliest -sup.].
    * trabajo de clase = term paper, coursework [course work], term project, homework.
    * trabajo de detective = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de escolta = escort work.
    * trabajo de impresión = bookwork.
    * trabajo de impresión de material efímero = ephemeral jobbing.
    * trabajo de información y de las bibliotecas = library and information work.
    * trabajo de investigación = investigative work, research paper, research work.
    * trabajo de la casa = housework.
    * trabajo de menores = child labour.
    * trabajo de poca monta = odd-job.
    * trabajo de préstamo de servicios = service job.
    * trabajo de referencia = reference work.
    * trabajo desinteresado = labour of love.
    * trabajo detectivesco = sleuthing.
    * trabajo de toda una vida = life's work, lifework.
    * trabajo diario = day's work, daily work.
    * trabajo doméstico = domestic duty, domestic work, domestic task.
    * trabajo duro = hard labour, thirsty work, hard work.
    * trabajo duro, mucho trabajo = hard graft.
    * trabajo editorial = editorship.
    * trabajo en archivística = archives work.
    * trabajo en colaboración = interworking.
    * trabajo en común = interworking.
    * trabajo en curso = work in progress.
    * trabajo en equipo = teamwork, collaborative teamwork, team management.
    * trabajo en red = networking.
    * trabajo en sucio = rough work.
    * trabajo entre manos, el = work at hand, the.
    * trabajo eventual = jobbing.
    * trabajo físico = physical work.
    * trabajo improductivo = busywork.
    * trabajo individual = independent study, self-study.
    * trabajo infantil = child labour, child work.
    * trabajo ininterrumpido = continuous work.
    * trabajo manual = craft, craft activity, handiwork, manual labour.
    * trabajo monótono = drudge work, drudgery.
    * trabajo + no faltar = have + Posesivo + work cut out for + Pronombre, have + Posesivo + job cut out for + Pronombre.
    * trabajo no remunerado = unpaid work, unremunerated work.
    * trabajo pesado = grind, grinding, donkey work.
    * trabajo por cuenta propia = self-employment.
    * trabajo por libre = freelance [free-lance].
    * trabajo por + Posesivo + cuenta = freelance [free-lance].
    * trabajo por turnos = shift work.
    * trabajo práctico = fieldwork [field work], practical work.
    * trabajo preliminar = groundwork, legwork, spadework [spade work].
    * trabajo previo = groundwork, spadework [spade work].
    * trabajo remunerado = work-for-hire, paid work, paid labour.
    * trabajo rutinario = chore, routine work, mundane task.
    * trabajos = life's work.
    * trabajos de impresión de material efímero = jobbing work.
    * trabajos de rescate = rescue work.
    * trabajos forzados = forced labour, hard labour.
    * trabajo social = social work.
    * trabajo sucio = dirty work.
    * trabajo sumergido = informal work.
    * trabajo temporal = temporary job, casual job.
    * trabajo urgente = hurried work, rush job.
    * trabajo y esfuerzo = toil and trouble.
    * turno de trabajo de atención al usuario = desk duty.
    * un trabajo bien hecho = a job well done.
    * uso compartido de mesas de trabajo = hot desking.
    * útil de trabajo = tool.
    * vida en el trabajo = job life.
    * visita de trabajo = field trip.

    trabajo2
    2 = assignment, student paper, work, project work, term project.

    Ex: The problems and assignments presented are real problems and assignments, and the people involved are real people, all suitably disguised to protect their identity.

    Ex: 5 data collection instruments were used: printouts of data base searches executed by students; a questionnaire; bibliographies from student papers; serial holdings of the university library; and interviews with instructors.
    Ex: An authority entry is an entry for which the initial element is the uniform heading for a person, corporate body, or work, as established by the cataloguing agency responsible.
    Ex: For instance, if children are doing a project work on dogs, they will hunt out anything and everything that so much as mentions them and the bits thus mined are assiduously transcribed into project folders.
    Ex: In 1994, 21 students on an introductory course on communication processes completed analyses of 14 different electronic lists or newsgroups as their term projects.
    * impresor de pequeños trabajos = jobbing house, jobbing office, jobbing printer.
    * mesa de trabajo = writing desk, work desk.
    * preparar un trabajo de clase = research + paper.
    * trabajo de clase = essay assignment, class assignment, course assignment, student assignment, written assignment.
    * trabajo de lectura obligatoria = a must-read.
    * trabajo de restauración = restoration work.
    * trabajo editado = published work.
    * trabajo escolar = school work [schoolwork].
    * trabajo impreso = printed work.
    * trabajo publicado = published work.
    * trabajos de clase = classroom asignment.
    * un trabajo cuqlquiera = casual job.

    * * *
    A
    1
    (empleo): conseguir trabajo to get o find work
    consiguió un trabajo muy bien pagado he got himself a very well-paid job
    hay dos trabajos interesantes en el periódico de hoy there are two interesting vacancies o jobs in today's paper
    se fue a la capital a buscar trabajo he went to the capital to look for work o for a job
    se quedó sin trabajo she lost her job, she was made redundant, she was let go ( AmE)
    no tiene trabajo fijo he doesn't have a steady job
    buscaba trabajo de jornada completa or a tiempo completo or de tiempo completo I was looking for full-time work o for a full-time job
    2 (lugar) work
    está en el trabajo she's at work
    ir al trabajo to go to work
    llámame al trabajo give me a call at work
    la estación queda cerca de mi trabajo the station's close to where I work
    Compuesto:
    work-sharing
    B (actividad, labor) work
    trabajo intelectual intellectual work o brainwork
    su capacidad de trabajo es enorme he has an enormous capacity for work
    la máquina hace el trabajo de cinco personas the machine does the work of five people
    requiere años de trabajo it takes years of work
    todo nuestro trabajo ha sido en vano all our work has been in vain
    es un trabajo especializado/de precisión it's specialized/precision work
    me tocó a mí hacer todo el trabajo I ended up doing all the work, I got stuck o ( BrE) landed with all the work ( colloq)
    hoy no puedo, tengo mucho trabajo I can't today, I have o I've got a lot of work to do
    tengo mucho trabajo acumulado I have a huge backlog of work to do
    este bordado tiene mucho trabajo a lot of work has gone into this embroidery
    ¡buen trabajo! te felicito nice work! well done
    fue premiado por su trabajo en esa película he was given an award for his performance in that movie
    hacer un trabajo de zapa to work o scheme behind the scenes
    le he estado haciendo un trabajo de trabajo y ya lo tengo en el bote I've been quietly working on him o softening him up and now I've got him right where I want him
    Compuestos:
    piece work
    agricultural work
    (CS) work to rule
    fieldwork
    fiddly o laborious job
    labor*
    work experience
    assembly-line work
    mpl hard labor*
    mpl handicrafts (pl)
    social work
    voluntary o ( AmE) volunteer work
    C
    1 (tarea, obra) job
    es un trabajo que no lo puede hacer cualquiera it's not a job that just anyone can do
    limpiar el horno es un trabajo que odio cleaning the oven is a job o chore I hate
    la satisfacción de un trabajo bien hecho the satisfaction of a job well done
    me cobró un dineral por un par de trabajos he charged me a fortune for doing a couple of little jobs o tasks
    2 (obra escrita) piece of work
    un trabajo bien documentado a well-documented piece of work
    estoy haciendo un trabajo sobre Lorca I'm doing a paper/an essay on Lorca
    D
    (esfuerzo): con mucho trabajo consiguió levantarse with great effort she managed to get up
    nos dio mucho trabajo pintarlo painting it was hard work o took a lot of work
    los niños dan mucho trabajo children are hard work o a lot of work
    me cuesta trabajo creerlo I find it hard to believe
    nos costó trabajo convencerla de que viniera we had a hard time persuading her to come
    se tomó/dio el trabajo de venir a buscarme she took the trouble to come and pick me up
    puedes ahorrarte el trabajo de ir hasta allá you can save yourself the trouble o bother of going all the way over there
    E ( Econ) labor*
    el capital y el trabajo capital and labor
    F ( Fís) work
    * * *

     

    Del verbo trabajar: ( conjugate trabajar)

    trabajo es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    trabajó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    trabajar    
    trabajo
    trabajar ( conjugate trabajar) verbo intransitivo
    1 ( en general) to work;

    trabajo jornada completa or a tiempo completo to work full-time;
    trabajo media jornada to work part-time;
    trabajo mucho to work hard;
    ¿en qué trabajas? what do you do (for a living)?;
    estoy trabajando en una novela I'm working on a novel;
    trabajo DE or COMO algo to work as sth
    2 ( actuar) to act, perform;
    ¿quién trabaja en la película who's in the movie?

    verbo transitivo
    1
    a)campo/tierra/madera to work


    2 (perfeccionar, pulir) to work on
    trabajo sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) ( empleo) job;

    buscar trabajo to look for work o for a job;

    quedarse sin trabajo to lose one's job;
    un trabajo fijo a steady job;
    un trabajo de media jornada a part-time job;
    un trabajo de jornada completa or a tiempo completo a full-time job
    b) ( lugar) work;


    ir al trabajo to go to work
    2 (actividad, labor) work;

    el trabajo de la casa housework;
    los niños dan mucho trabajo children are hard work;
    ¡buen trabajo! well done!;
    trabajo de campo fieldwork;
    trabajos forzados hard labor( conjugate labor);
    trabajos manuales handicrafts (pl);
    trabajo voluntario voluntary o (AmE) volunteer work
    3
    a) ( tarea) job;



    (en universidad, escuela) essay
    4 ( esfuerzo):

    me cuesta trabajo creerlo I find it hard to believe
    trabajar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 to work: trabaja de secretaria, she works as a secretary
    trabaja en los astilleros, she works in the shipyard
    trabaja bien, he's a good worker
    2 Cine (actuar) to act: en esta película trabaja mi actriz favorita, my favourite actress is in this movie
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (pulir, ejercitar, estudiar) to work on: tienes que trabajar más el estilo, you have to work on your style
    2 (la madera) to work
    (un metal) to work
    (la tierra) to work, till
    (cuero) to emboss
    2 (comerciar) to trade, sell: nosotros no trabajamos ese artículo, we don't stock that item
    trabajo sustantivo masculino
    1 work: hoy tengo poco trabajo, I have little work today
    2 (empleo) job: no tiene trabajo, he is unemployed
    3 (esfuerzo) work, effort: nos costó mucho trabajo hacerlo, it was hard to do it
    4 Educ (sobre un tema) paper
    (de manualidades) craft work
    5 (tarea) task
    un trabajo de chinos, a laborious job
    ' trabajo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abundancia
    - actual
    - adicta
    - adicto
    - afanosa
    - afanoso
    - agencia
    - agobiada
    - agobiado
    - agobiante
    - antigüedad
    - ascender
    - asquerosidad
    - aterrizar
    - balde
    - bestialidad
    - bicoca
    - bolsa
    - bordar
    - buscar
    - cadena
    - calendario
    - calle
    - cambiar
    - campo
    - capear
    - cara
    - cargada
    - cargado
    - caterva
    - chapucera
    - chapucero
    - chapuza
    - chollo
    - colocarse
    - como
    - condición
    - condicionamiento
    - construcción
    - cuanta
    - cuanto
    - cubierta
    - cubierto
    - dar
    - dejar
    - desbandada
    - descansada
    - descansado
    - descargar
    English:
    abandon
    - acclaim
    - actual
    - allocation
    - ambivalent
    - anxiety
    - apathetic
    - application
    - apply
    - apply for
    - apprentice
    - arm-twisting
    - artwork
    - assignment
    - at
    - attack
    - backlog
    - backup
    - barrel
    - be-all and end-all
    - begrudge
    - better
    - blouse
    - blue
    - board
    - bog down
    - boiler suit
    - book
    - botch
    - bother
    - bread-and-butter
    - bulk
    - burn out
    - bury
    - busywork
    - by
    - capacity
    - careless
    - carry over
    - casual
    - catch up
    - chapter
    - choose
    - chuck in
    - clerical
    - collaboration
    - colleague
    - comedown
    - commute
    - commuter
    * * *
    1. [tarea, actividad, práctica] work;
    tengo mucho trabajo que hacer I've got a lot of work to do;
    una casa tan grande da mucho trabajo a big house like that is a lot of work;
    uno de los últimos trabajos de Diego Rivera one of Diego Rivera's last works;
    recibió un Óscar por su trabajo en “Cabaret” she received an Oscar for (her performance in) “Cabaret”;
    ¡buen trabajo! good work!;
    hacer un buen trabajo to do a good job;
    ser un trabajo de chinos [minucioso] to be a fiddly o finicky job;
    [pesado] to be hard work trabajo de campo fieldwork;
    trabajo de o en equipo teamwork;
    trabajo físico physical work, manual labour;
    trabajos forzados o forzosos hard labour;
    trabajo intelectual intellectual work;
    trabajo manual manual labour;
    trabajos manuales [en el colegio] arts and crafts;
    trabajo de oficina office job;
    trabajo remunerado paid work;
    trabajo social social work;
    trabajo sucio dirty work;
    trabajo temporal temporary work;
    trabajo por turnos shiftwork;
    trabajo voluntario voluntary work
    2. [empleo] job;
    buscar/encontrar trabajo to look for/find work o a job;
    no tener trabajo, estar sin trabajo to be out of work;
    me he quedado sin trabajo I've been left without a job, I'm out of work;
    tener un trabajo fijo to have a permanent job
    3. [lugar] work;
    en el trabajo at work;
    ir al trabajo to go to work;
    ¿quieres que pase a recogerte al trabajo? do you want me to pick you up from work?
    4. [escrito] [por estudiante] essay, paper;
    hacer un trabajo sobre algo/alguien to write an essay on sth/sb
    5. [esfuerzo] effort;
    lograron sacar el armario con mucho trabajo they managed to remove the wardrobe, but not without a lot of effort o but it was no easy task;
    costar mucho trabajo (a alguien) to take (sb) a lot of effort;
    me cuesta mucho trabajo levantarme por las mañanas I find it a real struggle getting up in the morning;
    cuesta trabajo admitir que uno se ha equivocado it's not easy to admit that you're wrong;
    tomarse el trabajo de hacer algo to go to o take the trouble of doing sth
    6. Econ & Pol labour
    7. Fís work
    8. Literario
    trabajos [apuros] hardships;
    pasar trabajos to suffer hardships
    * * *
    m work; ( tarea, puesto) job;
    buscar trabajo be looking for work, be looking for a job;
    tengo un buen trabajo I have a good job;
    costar trabajo be hard o difficult;
    tomarse el trabajo de take the trouble to
    * * *
    1) : work, job
    2) labor: labor, work
    tengo mucho trabajo: I have a lot of work to do
    3) tarea: task
    4) esfuerza: effort
    5)
    costar trabajo : to be difficult
    6)
    tomarse el trabajo : to take the trouble
    7)
    trabajo en equipo : teamwork
    8) trabajos nmpl
    : hardships, difficulties
    * * *
    1. (actividad, esfuerzo) work
    2. (empleo, tarea) job
    3. (lugar) work
    4. (redacción) essay / project

    Spanish-English dictionary > trabajo

  • 6 centro

    m.
    1 center.
    centro de atracción center of attraction
    centro de gravedad center of gravity
    centro de interés center of interest
    centro de mesa centerpiece
    centro nervioso nerve center
    centro óptico optic center
    centro de cálculo computer center
    centro cívico community center
    centro docente o de enseñanza educational institution
    centro recreativo leisure center
    3 city/town center.
    me voy al centro I'm going to town
    centro ciudad o urbano city/town center (en letrero)
    4 center of the city, downtown, city centre.
    5 Centro.
    6 centrum.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: centrar.
    * * *
    1 centre (US center), middle
    2 (de ciudad) town centre, city centre, US downtown area
    me voy al centro I'm going into town, US I'm going downtown
    3 (asociación) centre (US center), association, institution
    4 DEPORTE cross, centre (US center)
    5 PLÍTICA centre (US center)
    \
    centro benéfico charitable organization
    centro ciudad city centre, US downtown area
    centro comercial shopping centre, US mall
    centro cultural cultural centre (US center)
    centro de atracción centre (US center) of attraction
    centro de enseñanza educational institution
    centro de gravedad centre of gravity
    centro de interés centre (US center) of interest
    centro de mesa centrepiece (US centerpiece)
    centro docente educational institution
    centro sanitario hospital, clinic
    medio centro DEPORTE centre (US center) half
    partido de centro PLÍTICA centre (US center) party
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    1. SM
    1) (=medio) centre, center (EEUU)

    las regiones del centro del país — the central areas of the country, the areas in the centre of the country

    2) [de ciudad] centre, center (EEUU)

    no se puede aparcar en el centro — you can't park in the centre (of town), you can't park downtown (EEUU)

    un edificio del centro de Madrida building in the centre of Madrid o in Madrid town centre o (EEUU) in downtown Madrid

    centro ciudad — city centre, town centre

    ir al centro — to go into town, go downtown (EEUU)

    3) (Pol) centre, center (EEUU)

    ser de centro[persona] to be a moderate; [partido] to be in the centre

    los partidos de centro izquierda — the parties of the centre left, the centre-left parties

    4) (=foco) [de huracán] centre, center (EEUU); [de incendio] seat

    ser el centro de atención o atracción o interésto be the focus o centre of attention

    Zaire fue el centro del interés internacionalZaire was the focus of o was at the centre of international attention

    ser un centro de intrigasto be a hotbed of intrigue

    ser el centro de las miradas, Roma es estos días el centro de todas las miradas — all eyes are on Rome at the moment

    5) (=establecimiento) centre, center (EEUU)

    centro comercial — shopping centre, shopping mall

    centro cultural[en un barrio, institución] (local) arts centre; [de otro país] cultural centre

    centro de acogida, centro de acogida de menores — children's home

    centro de coordinación[de la policía] operations room

    centro de enseñanza[gen] educational institution; (=colegio) school

    centro de enseñanza media, centro de enseñanza secundaria — secondary school

    centro de jardinería — garden centre, garden center (EEUU)

    centro de rastreo — (Astron) tracking centre

    centro médico[gen] medical establishment; (=hospital) hospital

    centro penitenciario — prison, penitentiary (EEUU)

    centro recreacional Cuba, Ven sports centre, leisure centre

    centro sanitario= centro médico

    centro universitario(=facultad) faculty; (=universidad) university

    6) (=población)

    centro turístico(=lugar muy visitado) tourist centre; [diseñado para turistas] tourist resort

    centro urbano — urban area, city

    7) (=ropa) CAm (=juego) trousers and waistcoat, pants and vest (EEUU); And, Caribe (=enaguas) underskirt; And (=falda) thick flannel skirt
    2.
    SMF (Ftbl) centre

    delantero centro — centre-forward

    medio centro — centre-half

    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) (Mat) center*
    b) ( área central) center*

    ir al centro de la ciudadto go downtown (AmE), to go into town o into the town centre (BrE)

    centro ciudad/urbano — downtown (AmE), city/town centre (BrE)

    2) ( foco)
    a) ( de atención) center*
    b) (de actividades, servicios) center*

    un gran centro cultural/industrial — a major cultural/industrial center

    3) (establecimiento, institución) center*
    4) (Pol) center*
    5) ( en fútbol) cross, center*
    II
    1)
    a) (Mat) center*
    b) ( área central) center*

    ir al centro de la ciudadto go downtown (AmE), to go into town o into the town centre (BrE)

    centro ciudad/urbano — downtown (AmE), city/town centre (BrE)

    2) ( foco)
    a) ( de atención) center*
    b) (de actividades, servicios) center*

    un gran centro cultural/industrial — a major cultural/industrial center

    3) (establecimiento, institución) center*
    4) (Pol) center*
    5) ( en fútbol) cross, center*
    6) centro masculino y femenino ( jugador) center*
    * * *
    = centre [center, -USA], core, hub, office, locus [loci, -pl.], focal point, operation, centrepoint [centerpoint, -USA], pivot.
    Ex. Over 3,000 such centres were set up, but most had closed by 1949.
    Ex. The main list of index terms is the core of the thesaurus and defines the index language.
    Ex. And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex. The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex. The locus of government policy making has been shifted to the Ministry of Research and Technology.
    Ex. The library needs to be developed as the focal point of the community, a place where the public can drop in for all kinds of activities, not necessarily book-related or 'cultural'.
    Ex. When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex. In our capacity as centerpoints for local activities, we may be equipped with card production equipment for producing catalog cards through the state division of OCLC.
    Ex. The use of decimal notation is seen as the pivot of Dewey's scheme and notational systems are analysed generally and compared with Dewey's.
    ----
    * barrios pobres del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * centro accesible mediante Telnet = Telnet-accesible site.
    * centro administrativo = administrative centre.
    * centro artístico = art(s) centre.
    * Centro Bibliotecario en Línea (OCLC) = OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).
    * centro cívico = civic centre.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, shopping mall, mall, outlet mall, plaza.
    * centro comunitario = village hall.
    * centro coordinador = focal point, switching point, coordinating centre, hub.
    * centro coordinador de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro cultural = cultural centre, cultural institution, cultural venue.
    * centro de acogida = runaway shelter, refuge, shelter, homeless shelter, shelter home.
    * centro de acogida de animales = animal shelter.
    * centro de acogida de mujeres = women's shelter.
    * centro de actividad = focal point.
    * centro de adquisiciones = acquisition centre.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * centro de apoyo a los programas de estudios = curriculum material center.
    * centro de asesoramiento = counselling centre.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro de atención = centre of attention, limelight, centrepiece [centerpiece, -USA], centre stage, focus of concern, focus of interest, focus of attention, focus.
    * centro de atención al ciudadano = advice centre.
    * centro de audio = audio centre.
    * centro de ayuda al empleo = job-help centre.
    * centro de barrio = neighbourhood centre.
    * centro de belleza = beauty centre.
    * centro de cálculo = computer centre, computing centre, central computing facility.
    * centro de catalogación = cataloguing department.
    * centro de computación = computing centre.
    * centro de comunicaciones = communications hub.
    * centro de congresos = conference centre, convention centre.
    * centro de control = locus of control, mission control.
    * centro de coordinación = re-routing centre.
    * centro de datos = data centre.
    * centro de deportes = sports centre.
    * centro de detención = detention centre.
    * centro de día = day care centre, day centre.
    * centro de día para mayores = day centre for the elderly.
    * centro de distribución = distribution centre.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * centro de documentación = clearinghouse [clearing house], documentation centre, information centre, information unit, research centre.
    * centro de educación de adultos = adult learning centre, adult learner centre.
    * centro de educación infantil = early education centre.
    * centro de educación sanitaria = consumer health centre, consumer health information centre.
    * centro de, el = centre of, the.
    * centro de enseñanza = education centre.
    * centro de esquí artificial = dry ski centre.
    * centro de estudios = study centre.
    * Centro de Europa = Mitteleurope.
    * centro de gravedad = centre of gravity.
    * centro de información = information agency, information centre.
    * Centro de Información al Ciudadano = Public Information Center (PIC).
    * centro de información ciudadana = community information centre, neighbourhood information centre (NIC).
    * centro de información laboral = job information centre.
    * centro de información sectorial = sectoral information centre.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * centro de investigación = research centre, research unit.
    * centro de jardinería = garden centre.
    * centro de la ciudad = central city, downtown, city centre.
    * centro de las ciencias = science centre.
    * centro del campo = halfway line.
    * centro de Londres = Inner London.
    * centro del pueblo = town centre.
    * centro del visitante = visitor's centre.
    * centro de material didáctico escolar = school resource centre.
    * centro de menores = young offender institution.
    * centro de mesa = epergne.
    * centro de ocio = recreation centre, recreational centre.
    * centro de orientación = referral centre.
    * centro de planificación familiar = family planning clinic, planned parenthood centre.
    * centro deportivo = sports centre.
    * centro de proceso de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro de recepción de ovejas = sheep station.
    * centro de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * centro de reciclado = recycling centre.
    * centro de recursos = resource centre.
    * centro de recursos multimedia = media resource centre.
    * centro de recursos para el aprendizaje (CRA) = learning hub, learning resource centre (LRC).
    * centro de referencia = reference centre.
    * centro de rehabilitación = rehabilitation clinic, rehabilitation centre.
    * centro de reinserción social = half-way house.
    * centro de salud = health centre.
    * centro de trabajo = workplace.
    * centro de vacaciones = resort, tourist resort.
    * centro de vacaciones costero = coastal resort, seaside resort, seaside tourist resort.
    * centro de veraneo = summer resort.
    * centro de veraneo costero = seaside resort, coastal resort.
    * centro educativo = educational centre.
    * centro electoral = polling district.
    * centro financiero = financial centre.
    * centro industrial = manufacturing centre.
    * centro informático = computing centre.
    * Centro Internacional para la Descripción Bibliográfica del UNISIST = UNIBID.
    * centro litúrgico = church centre.
    * centro multimedia = library media centre, media centre.
    * centro multimedia escolar = school media centre, school library media centre.
    * centro municipal de información = local authority information outlet.
    * Centro Nacional de Préstamos = National Lending Centre.
    * centro neurálgico = powerhouse, power engine.
    * centro neurálgico, el = nerve centre, the.
    * centro penitenciario = penitentiary.
    * centro piloto = pilot centre.
    * centro recreativo = recreation centre, recreational centre.
    * centro regional = regional centre.
    * centro religioso = church centre.
    * centro social = community centre, village hall, social centre, drop-in centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * centro turístico = tourist resort, resort, summer resort.
    * centro turístico costero = beachside resort, seaside resort, coastal resort, seaside tourist resort.
    * centro tutelar de menores = juvenile detention centre.
    * centro urbano = downtown, city centre, town centre.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * del centro = middle.
    * el centro de atención + ser = all eyes + be + on.
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * hacia el centro de la ciudad = townward.
    * ir al centro = go + downtown.
    * justo en en centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * material del centro de recursos = resource centre material.
    * mesa de centro = coffee table.
    * mesita de centro = coffee table.
    * no tomándose a uno como el centro de referencia = ex-centric [excentric].
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = take + centre stage.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = come into + focus.
    * período de prácticas en centros = practicum.
    * personal de un centro multimedia escolar = school media staff.
    * poner el centro de atención = put + focus.
    * ser el centro de atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show, cut + a dash.
    * ser el centro de todas las miradas = cut + a dash.
    * tomándose a uno como centro de referencia = centric.
    * un centro único = one stop shop.
    * visita a centros profesionales = study tour.
    * zona del centro = midsection [mid-section].
    * zona deprimida del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * * *
    I
    1)
    a) (Mat) center*
    b) ( área central) center*

    ir al centro de la ciudadto go downtown (AmE), to go into town o into the town centre (BrE)

    centro ciudad/urbano — downtown (AmE), city/town centre (BrE)

    2) ( foco)
    a) ( de atención) center*
    b) (de actividades, servicios) center*

    un gran centro cultural/industrial — a major cultural/industrial center

    3) (establecimiento, institución) center*
    4) (Pol) center*
    5) ( en fútbol) cross, center*
    II
    1)
    a) (Mat) center*
    b) ( área central) center*

    ir al centro de la ciudadto go downtown (AmE), to go into town o into the town centre (BrE)

    centro ciudad/urbano — downtown (AmE), city/town centre (BrE)

    2) ( foco)
    a) ( de atención) center*
    b) (de actividades, servicios) center*

    un gran centro cultural/industrial — a major cultural/industrial center

    3) (establecimiento, institución) center*
    4) (Pol) center*
    5) ( en fútbol) cross, center*
    6) centro masculino y femenino ( jugador) center*
    * * *
    = centre [center, -USA], core, hub, office, locus [loci, -pl.], focal point, operation, centrepoint [centerpoint, -USA], pivot.

    Ex: Over 3,000 such centres were set up, but most had closed by 1949.

    Ex: The main list of index terms is the core of the thesaurus and defines the index language.
    Ex: And since the main entry is the hub and most exacting aspect of our cataloging process, its replacement by a title-unit entry would greatly simplify the problem and expedite the operation of cataloging.
    Ex: The principal sprang up from her chair and began to perambulate with swift, precise movements about her spacious office.
    Ex: The locus of government policy making has been shifted to the Ministry of Research and Technology.
    Ex: The library needs to be developed as the focal point of the community, a place where the public can drop in for all kinds of activities, not necessarily book-related or 'cultural'.
    Ex: When he was younger he really turned the library around, from a backwater, two-bit operation to the respected institution it is today.
    Ex: In our capacity as centerpoints for local activities, we may be equipped with card production equipment for producing catalog cards through the state division of OCLC.
    Ex: The use of decimal notation is seen as the pivot of Dewey's scheme and notational systems are analysed generally and compared with Dewey's.
    * barrios pobres del centro de la ciudad = inner city.
    * biblioteca de centro penitenciario = prison library.
    * centro accesible mediante Telnet = Telnet-accesible site.
    * centro administrativo = administrative centre.
    * centro artístico = art(s) centre.
    * Centro Bibliotecario en Línea (OCLC) = OCLC (Online Computer Library Center).
    * centro cívico = civic centre.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, shopping mall, mall, outlet mall, plaza.
    * centro comunitario = village hall.
    * centro coordinador = focal point, switching point, coordinating centre, hub.
    * centro coordinador de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro cultural = cultural centre, cultural institution, cultural venue.
    * centro de acogida = runaway shelter, refuge, shelter, homeless shelter, shelter home.
    * centro de acogida de animales = animal shelter.
    * centro de acogida de mujeres = women's shelter.
    * centro de actividad = focal point.
    * centro de adquisiciones = acquisition centre.
    * centro de análisis de la información = information analysis centre.
    * centro de apoyo a los programas de estudios = curriculum material center.
    * centro de asesoramiento = counselling centre.
    * centro de asistencia social = welfare facility.
    * centro de atención = centre of attention, limelight, centrepiece [centerpiece, -USA], centre stage, focus of concern, focus of interest, focus of attention, focus.
    * centro de atención al ciudadano = advice centre.
    * centro de audio = audio centre.
    * centro de ayuda al empleo = job-help centre.
    * centro de barrio = neighbourhood centre.
    * centro de belleza = beauty centre.
    * centro de cálculo = computer centre, computing centre, central computing facility.
    * centro de catalogación = cataloguing department.
    * centro de computación = computing centre.
    * centro de comunicaciones = communications hub.
    * centro de congresos = conference centre, convention centre.
    * centro de control = locus of control, mission control.
    * centro de coordinación = re-routing centre.
    * centro de datos = data centre.
    * centro de deportes = sports centre.
    * centro de detención = detention centre.
    * centro de día = day care centre, day centre.
    * centro de día para mayores = day centre for the elderly.
    * centro de distribución = distribution centre.
    * Centro de Distribución de Documentos de la Biblioteca Británica (BLDSC) = British Library Document Supply Centre (BLDSC).
    * centro de documentación = clearinghouse [clearing house], documentation centre, information centre, information unit, research centre.
    * centro de educación de adultos = adult learning centre, adult learner centre.
    * centro de educación infantil = early education centre.
    * centro de educación sanitaria = consumer health centre, consumer health information centre.
    * centro de, el = centre of, the.
    * centro de enseñanza = education centre.
    * centro de esquí artificial = dry ski centre.
    * centro de estudios = study centre.
    * Centro de Europa = Mitteleurope.
    * centro de gravedad = centre of gravity.
    * centro de información = information agency, information centre.
    * Centro de Información al Ciudadano = Public Information Center (PIC).
    * centro de información ciudadana = community information centre, neighbourhood information centre (NIC).
    * centro de información laboral = job information centre.
    * centro de información sectorial = sectoral information centre.
    * Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento = Kommune Information Centre.
    * centro de investigación = research centre, research unit.
    * centro de jardinería = garden centre.
    * centro de la ciudad = central city, downtown, city centre.
    * centro de las ciencias = science centre.
    * centro del campo = halfway line.
    * centro de Londres = Inner London.
    * centro del pueblo = town centre.
    * centro del visitante = visitor's centre.
    * centro de material didáctico escolar = school resource centre.
    * centro de menores = young offender institution.
    * centro de mesa = epergne.
    * centro de ocio = recreation centre, recreational centre.
    * centro de orientación = referral centre.
    * centro de planificación familiar = family planning clinic, planned parenthood centre.
    * centro deportivo = sports centre.
    * centro de proceso de información = clearinghouse [clearing house].
    * centro de recepción de ovejas = sheep station.
    * centro de recepción y envío = shipping point.
    * centro de reciclado = recycling centre.
    * centro de recursos = resource centre.
    * centro de recursos multimedia = media resource centre.
    * centro de recursos para el aprendizaje (CRA) = learning hub, learning resource centre (LRC).
    * centro de referencia = reference centre.
    * centro de rehabilitación = rehabilitation clinic, rehabilitation centre.
    * centro de reinserción social = half-way house.
    * centro de salud = health centre.
    * centro de trabajo = workplace.
    * centro de vacaciones = resort, tourist resort.
    * centro de vacaciones costero = coastal resort, seaside resort, seaside tourist resort.
    * centro de veraneo = summer resort.
    * centro de veraneo costero = seaside resort, coastal resort.
    * centro educativo = educational centre.
    * centro electoral = polling district.
    * centro financiero = financial centre.
    * centro industrial = manufacturing centre.
    * centro informático = computing centre.
    * Centro Internacional para la Descripción Bibliográfica del UNISIST = UNIBID.
    * centro litúrgico = church centre.
    * centro multimedia = library media centre, media centre.
    * centro multimedia escolar = school media centre, school library media centre.
    * centro municipal de información = local authority information outlet.
    * Centro Nacional de Préstamos = National Lending Centre.
    * centro neurálgico = powerhouse, power engine.
    * centro neurálgico, el = nerve centre, the.
    * centro penitenciario = penitentiary.
    * centro piloto = pilot centre.
    * centro recreativo = recreation centre, recreational centre.
    * centro regional = regional centre.
    * centro religioso = church centre.
    * centro social = community centre, village hall, social centre, drop-in centre, community hall.
    * centro social para veteranos de guerra = Veterans' centre.
    * centro turístico = tourist resort, resort, summer resort.
    * centro turístico costero = beachside resort, seaside resort, coastal resort, seaside tourist resort.
    * centro tutelar de menores = juvenile detention centre.
    * centro urbano = downtown, city centre, town centre.
    * conseguir ser el centro de atención = capture + spotlight, grab + the spotlight, grab + the limelight.
    * del centro = middle.
    * el centro de atención + ser = all eyes + be + on.
    * en el centro de = at the heart of.
    * en el mismo centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * hacia el centro de la ciudad = townward.
    * ir al centro = go + downtown.
    * justo en en centro (de) = plumb in the middle (of).
    * material del centro de recursos = resource centre material.
    * mesa de centro = coffee table.
    * mesita de centro = coffee table.
    * no tomándose a uno como el centro de referencia = ex-centric [excentric].
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = take + centre stage.
    * pasar a ser el centro de atención = come into + focus.
    * período de prácticas en centros = practicum.
    * personal de un centro multimedia escolar = school media staff.
    * poner el centro de atención = put + focus.
    * ser el centro de atención = steal + the limelight, steal + the show, cut + a dash.
    * ser el centro de todas las miradas = cut + a dash.
    * tomándose a uno como centro de referencia = centric.
    * un centro único = one stop shop.
    * visita a centros profesionales = study tour.
    * zona del centro = midsection [mid-section].
    * zona deprimida del centro de la ciudad = inner city.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Mat) center*
    2 (área central) center*
    en el centro de la habitación in the middle o center of the room
    el terremoto afectó al centro del país the earthquake affected the central region o the center of the country
    los países del centro de Europa the countries of Central Europe
    vive en pleno centro de la ciudad she lives right in the center of the town/city
    tengo que ir al centro a hacer unas compras I have to go downtown to do some shopping ( AmE), I have to go into town o into the town centre to do some shopping ( BrE)
    [ S ] centro ciudad downtown ( AmE), city/town centre ( BrE)
    delantero3 (↑ delantero (3))
    Compuestos:
    center* of gravity
    midfield
    centerpiece*
    nerve center*
    center* of power
    1 (de atención) center*
    ha sido el centro de todos los comentarios it has been the main talking point
    se ha convertido estos días en el centro de interés it has become the focus of attention recently
    fue el centro de atracción durante la fiesta she was the center of attention at the party
    ha hecho de su marido el centro de su existencia she has centered her life around her husband
    2 (de actividades, servicios) center*
    centro administrativo administrative center
    un gran centro cultural/industrial a major cultural/industrial center
    Compuestos:
    center* of interest to tourists
    centro de llamadas or ( AmL tb) llamados
    call center*
    operations center*, operations room ( BrE)
    urban center*, population center*
    holiday center*
    ( AmL) leisure center*
    tourist resort o center*
    C (establecimiento, institución) center*
    el centro anglo-peruano the Anglo-Peruvian center
    Compuestos:
    civic center*
    shopping mall ( AmE), shopping centre ( BrE)
    (en Esp) private school o college ( which receives a state subsidy)
    ( Méx) market
    centro de acogida de refugiados reception center* for refugees
    support center*
    primary care center*
    call center*
    user support center*
    help center*
    computer center*
    control center*
    conference center*
    coordination center*
    centro de costos or ( Esp) costes
    cost center*
    cultural center*
    detention center*
    spy headquarters
    private school, academy
    management center*
    information center*
    detention center*
    research center*, research establishment
    speech therapy clinic
    ( Esp) high-tech leisure center*
    family planning clinic
    sports center*
    detention center*
    health center*
    service center*
    telecommunications center*
    ( frml); workplace ( frml)
    ( frml); educational establishment o institution ( frml)
    space center*
    ( frml); hospital
    medical center*
    ( frml); prison, penitentiary ( AmE)
    ( AmL) leisure center*
    leisure center*
    ( frml); hospital
    D ( Pol) center*
    centro chut cross, center*
    F
    * * *

     

    Del verbo centrar: ( conjugate centrar)

    centro es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    centró es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    centrar    
    centro
    centrar ( conjugate centrar) verbo transitivo
    a) imagen› to center( conjugate center)

    b) (Dep) to center( conjugate center)

    c)atención/investigación/esfuerzos› centro algo en algo to focus sth on sth

    verbo intransitivo (Dep) to center( conjugate center), cross
    centrarse verbo pronominal centrose en algo [investigación/atención/esfuerzos] to focus o center( conjugate center) on sth
    centro sustantivo masculino
    a) ( en general) center( conjugate center);

    centro ciudad/urbano downtown (AmE), city/town centre (BrE);

    ser el centro de atención to be the center of attention;
    se convirtió en el centro de interés it became the focus of attention;
    centro turístico tourist resort o center;
    centro comercial shopping mall (AmE), shopping centre (BrE);
    centro de llamadas call center (AmE) o centre (BrE);
    centro de planificación familiar family planning clinic

    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino ( jugador) center( conjugate center);
    centro delantero center( conjugate center) forward

    centrar verbo transitivo
    1 to centre, US center
    2 (los esfuerzos, la atención) to concentrate, centre, US center
    centro sustantivo masculino
    1 middle, centre, US center
    2 (de una ciudad) town centre
    3 (institución) institution, centre, US center
    4 Pol centre party
    5 centro comercial, shopping centre

    ' centro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ahorrar
    - Cesid
    - CIS
    - ciudad
    - consejo
    - delantera
    - delantero
    - docente
    - foco
    - gravedad
    - media
    - medio
    - mitad
    - neurálgica
    - neurálgico
    - ombligo
    - retención
    - almendra
    - base
    - blanco
    - comercial
    - deportivo
    - diana
    - hacia
    - hípico
    - lejos
    - mesa
    - mismo
    - para
    - polo
    - posta
    - preescolar
    - rematar
    - retirado
    - señalización
    - señalizar
    - trámite
    English:
    accessible
    - barrage
    - central
    - centre
    - centre forward
    - city
    - community centre
    - core
    - delay
    - downtown
    - garden centre
    - heart
    - hub
    - inner city
    - institute
    - leisure centre
    - mall
    - middle
    - out
    - revolve
    - ROTC
    - run across
    - shopping centre
    - slap
    - space-centre
    - spotlight
    - teaching centre
    - town
    - village hall
    - walk about
    - welfare centre
    - call
    - center
    - clinic
    - coffee
    - community
    - conference
    - control
    - facility
    - focal
    - focus
    - garden
    - health
    - holiday
    - home
    - inner
    - leisure
    - midtown
    - plaza
    - polling
    * * *
    centro nm
    1. [área, punto central] centre;
    en el centro de la vía in the middle of the track;
    estaba en el centro de la muchedumbre she was in the middle of the crowd;
    las lluvias afectarán al centro del país the rain will affect the central region o centre of the country;
    la jardinería es el centro de su existencia her life revolves around gardening
    centro de atención centre of attention;
    centro de atracción centre of attraction;
    las playas son el centro de atracción para el turismo beaches are the main tourist attraction;
    centro de gravedad centre of gravity;
    centro de interés centre of interest;
    Fís centro de masa centre of mass;
    centro de mesa centrepiece;
    centro nervioso nerve centre;
    también Fig centro neurálgico nerve centre; Fís centro óptico optical centre
    2. [de ciudad] town centre;
    me voy al centro I'm going to town;
    tengo una casa en pleno centro I have a house right in the town centre;
    centro ciudad o [m5] urbano [en letrero] city/town centre
    centro histórico = old (part of) town
    3. [económico, administrativo] centre;
    un importante centro financiero/cultural an important financial/cultural centre
    centro turístico tourist resort
    4. [establecimiento, organismo] centre;
    [planta] plant, factory; [tienda] branch; [colegio] school Esp centro de acogida reception centre; Esp centro de acogida para mujeres maltratadas refuge for battered women;
    centro asistencial de día day care centre;
    centro de cálculo computer centre;
    centro cívico community centre;
    centro comercial shopping centre o US mall;
    Am centro comunal community centre; Am centro comunitario community centre;
    centro concertado state-subsidized (private) school;
    centro de control control centre;
    centro cultural cultural centre;
    centro demográfico centre of population;
    centro deportivo sports centre;
    centro de desintoxicación detoxification centre o clinic;
    centro de detención detention centre;
    centro docente educational institution;
    centro educativo educational institution;
    centro de enseñanza educational institution;
    centro espacial space centre;
    centro de estudios academy, school;
    centro excursionista hill-walking club;
    centro de información information centre;
    centro de investigación research institute;
    Esp Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas = government body responsible for conducting opinion polls, sociological surveys etc;
    centro de llamadas call centre;
    Mil centro de mando command centre;
    centro médico medical centre;
    centro meteorológico weather centre;
    centro de negocios business centre;
    centro penitenciario prison, US penitentiary;
    centro de planificación familiar family planning clinic;
    centro regional regional office;
    centro de rehabilitación rehabilitation centre;
    centro de salud clinic, Br health centre;
    centro sanitario clinic, Br health centre;
    centro social community centre;
    centro de trabajo workplace;
    Am centro de tratamiento intensivo intensive care unit
    5. [en política] centre;
    un partido de centro a centre party;
    ser de centro to be at the centre of the political spectrum
    6. Dep [posición]
    centro del campo midfield;
    juega en el centro del campo he plays in midfield
    7. Dep [pase] cross, centre;
    envió un centro al área contraria he crossed the ball into the opposition's penalty area;
    consiguió un espectacular gol con un centro chut he scored a spectacular goal with what was intended more as a cross than a shot
    8. Méx [traje] suit
    9. Hond [chaleco] Br waistcoat, US vest
    10. Cuba [enaguas] underskirt
    * * *
    m
    1 center, Br
    centre
    2 DEP cross
    3 Méx ( traje) suit (and shirt and tie)
    * * *
    centro nmf
    : center (in sports)
    centro nm
    1) medio: center
    centro de atención: center of attention
    centro de gravedad: center of gravity
    2) : downtown
    3)
    centro de mesa : centerpiece
    * * *
    centro n centre

    Spanish-English dictionary > centro

  • 7 distante

    adj.
    1 far away.
    2 distant.
    estaba distante, con la mirada perdida he was distant, staring into space
    3 remote, distant, far.
    * * *
    1 (en el espacio) distant, far; (en el tiempo) distant, remote
    2 figurado distant
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [lugar] (=lejano) distant; (=remoto) far-off, remote
    2) [persona, actitud] distant
    * * *
    adjetivo < lugar> distant, remote; <recuerdos/imágenes> distant; < persona> distant, aloof; < actitud> distant
    * * *
    = distal, remote, distant, from afar, detached, far off, arm's length, at arm's length, aloof, distanced.
    Ex. The converse is true for authors who feature predominantly in multi-author works and at distal sequence positions.
    Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex. She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
    Ex. Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
    Ex. The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
    Ex. Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
    Ex. Libraries and vendors must move away from arm's length relationships that involve giving one thing in return for another to strong and close relationships that involve collaboration.
    Ex. Because transfer prices can he manipulated to avoid paying taxes, governments insist that these prices must be set as if the firms were at arm's length.
    Ex. The article takes up the present discussion about youths' aloof attitudes towards politics.
    Ex. The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
    ----
    * actitud distante = aloofness.
    * en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
    * en un pasado no muy distante = in the not too distant past.
    * permanecer distante = remain + aloof.
    * * *
    adjetivo < lugar> distant, remote; <recuerdos/imágenes> distant; < persona> distant, aloof; < actitud> distant
    * * *
    = distal, remote, distant, from afar, detached, far off, arm's length, at arm's length, aloof, distanced.

    Ex: The converse is true for authors who feature predominantly in multi-author works and at distal sequence positions.

    Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex: She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
    Ex: Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
    Ex: The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
    Ex: Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
    Ex: Libraries and vendors must move away from arm's length relationships that involve giving one thing in return for another to strong and close relationships that involve collaboration.
    Ex: Because transfer prices can he manipulated to avoid paying taxes, governments insist that these prices must be set as if the firms were at arm's length.
    Ex: The article takes up the present discussion about youths' aloof attitudes towards politics.
    Ex: The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
    * actitud distante = aloofness.
    * en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
    * en un pasado no muy distante = in the not too distant past.
    * permanecer distante = remain + aloof.

    * * *
    1 ‹lugar› distant, remote, far-off
    2 ‹recuerdos/imágenes› distant
    3 ‹persona› distant, aloof; ‹actitud› distant
    * * *

    distante adjetivo
    distant
    distante adjetivo distant, far-off
    ' distante' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    fría
    - frío
    - gélida
    - gélido
    English:
    aloof
    - approachable
    - distant
    - far
    - standoffish
    - detached
    * * *
    1. [en el espacio] far away (de from)
    2. [en el trato] [persona, comportamiento] distant, aloof;
    estaba distante, con la mirada perdida he was distant, staring into space
    * * *
    adj tb fig
    distant
    * * *
    1) : distant, far-off
    2) : aloof
    * * *
    distante adj distant

    Spanish-English dictionary > distante

  • 8 lejano

    adj.
    1 distant, far, far away, remote.
    2 distant, far.
    * * *
    1 (tierra, país) distant, far-off, far-away; (pariente, familia) distant
    * * *
    (f. - lejana)
    adj.
    distant, far, remote
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [en el espacio, en el tiempo] distant
    2) [pariente] distant
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    a) < época> distant, far-off;; < lugar> remote, far-off

    en un lejano paísin a distant o far-away country (liter)

    b) < pariente> distant
    * * *
    = far-flung, outlying, remote, far [farther/further -comp., farthest/furthest -sup.], distant, far away, from afar, far off, distanced.
    Ex. Books by authors of all origins, African, Chinese, Hindu, Muslim, have now become commonplace in even the most far-flung libraries of Europe and America.
    Ex. Attempts were made to reach beyond the larger cities through the use of mobile vans to visit outlying towns and rural areas.
    Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex. A public libary's site communicates at two levels: as a site for the building and as a qualification of the site as far/near, accessible/inaccessible, inviting/uninviting, etc.
    Ex. She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
    Ex. She saw everything as if it were happening in a small room far away, or as if she were looking at it through the wrong end of a telescope.
    Ex. Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
    Ex. Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
    Ex. The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
    ----
    * de tierras lejanas = from distant shores.
    * emplazado en un lugar lejano = outstation.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en un futuro más o menos lejano = in the near future.
    * en un futuro no muy lejano = in the not too distant future, in the near future.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * en un pasado no muy lejano = in the not too distant past.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * en un período más o menos lejano = in the near future.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * Lejano Oeste, el = Wild West, the.
    * Lejano Oriente, el = Far East, the.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * pasado lejano, el = distant past, the.
    * situado en un lugar lejano = outstation.
    * tan lejano como = as far afield as.
    * * *
    - na adjetivo
    a) < época> distant, far-off;; < lugar> remote, far-off

    en un lejano paísin a distant o far-away country (liter)

    b) < pariente> distant
    * * *
    = far-flung, outlying, remote, far [farther/further -comp., farthest/furthest -sup.], distant, far away, from afar, far off, distanced.

    Ex: Books by authors of all origins, African, Chinese, Hindu, Muslim, have now become commonplace in even the most far-flung libraries of Europe and America.

    Ex: Attempts were made to reach beyond the larger cities through the use of mobile vans to visit outlying towns and rural areas.
    Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex: A public libary's site communicates at two levels: as a site for the building and as a qualification of the site as far/near, accessible/inaccessible, inviting/uninviting, etc.
    Ex: She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
    Ex: She saw everything as if it were happening in a small room far away, or as if she were looking at it through the wrong end of a telescope.
    Ex: Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
    Ex: Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
    Ex: The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
    * de tierras lejanas = from distant shores.
    * emplazado en un lugar lejano = outstation.
    * en el futuro lejano = further in the future.
    * en un futuro más o menos lejano = in the near future.
    * en un futuro no muy lejano = in the not too distant future, in the near future.
    * en un pasado muy lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * en un pasado no muy lejano = in the not too distant past.
    * en un pasado oscuro y lejano = in the dim and distant past.
    * en un período más o menos lejano = in the near future.
    * estar muy lejano = be far off.
    * Lejano Oeste, el = Wild West, the.
    * Lejano Oriente, el = Far East, the.
    * muy lejano = far off.
    * pasado lejano, el = distant past, the.
    * situado en un lugar lejano = outstation.
    * tan lejano como = as far afield as.

    * * *
    lejano -na
    1 ‹lugar/época› far-off
    en un lejano país vivía un rey in a distant o far-away o far-off country there lived a king ( liter)
    un pueblo lejano a remote village
    en épocas lejanas in the distant past, in far-off times, long ago
    cada vez se sentían más lejanos el uno del otro they felt increasingly distant from each other, they felt they were growing further and further apart
    2 ‹pariente› distant
    hay un lejano parentesco entre ellos they are distantly related
    Compuestos:
    masculine Far West
    masculine Far East
    * * *

    lejano
    ◊ -na adjetivo

    a)época/futuro distant;

    lugarremote, far-off;

    b) pariente distant

    lejano,-a adjetivo distant, far-off
    el Lejano Oeste, the Far West
    primos lejanos, distant cousins
    ' lejano' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    extrema
    - extremo
    - lejana
    - parentesco
    - regresar
    - rincón
    - diablo
    - escondido
    - oriental
    - pariente
    English:
    distant
    - far
    - faraway
    - furthermost
    - furthest
    - move away
    - remote
    - remotely
    - slight
    - Wild West
    - saloon
    - wild
    * * *
    lejano, -a adj
    1. [en el espacio] distant;
    un país lejano a distant land o country
    el Lejano Oeste the Far West;
    el Lejano Oriente the Far East
    2. [en el tiempo]
    su boda queda ya muy lejana her wedding was a long time ago;
    no está lejano el día de su triunfo her hour of glory is not far off
    3. [familiar] distant
    * * *
    adj distant
    * * *
    lejano, -na adj
    : remote, distant, far away
    * * *
    lejano adj distant

    Spanish-English dictionary > lejano

  • 9 CAL2 (aprendizaje asistido por ordenador)

    Ex. Thirdly, there may well be a growth in computer-assisted learning using expert systems and other interactive learning software in a variety of disciplines.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAL2 (aprendizaje asistido por ordenador)

  • 10 CRA (centro de recursos para el aprendizaje)

    Ex. The article 'Computer games in the learning resources center? You bet!' discusses some of the benefits of using computer games in education.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CRA (centro de recursos para el aprendizaje)

  • 11 Internet

    f.
    the Internet.
    está en Internet it's on the Internet
    m.
    Internet, The Web, World Wide Web.
    * * *
    [inter'ne]
    * * *
    = Internet, the.
    Nota: El conjunto de todas las redes interconectadas que utilizan los protocolos TCP/IP y que surgieron a partir de ARPANet al final de los 60 y principios de los 70.
    Ex. Internet brings a new generation of information services that are the thin edge of the wedge of a radically transformative change in how people will access information.
    ----
    * accesible a través de Internet = web-compliant.
    * accesible por Internet = Internet-accessible.
    * aparato para usar Internet = Internet appliance.
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * colgar Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * compañía en Internet = dot-com [dot.com].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * creación de réplicas en Internet = mirroring.
    * directorio de Internet = Web directory.
    * edición en Internet = Web publishing.
    * en Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * Explorador de Internet = Internet Explorer.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * navegación por Internet = surfing.
    * navegador de Internet = Web browser.
    * navegar por Internet = surf + the Internet.
    * novato de Internet = newbie.
    * OPAC accesible a través de Internet = WebPac.
    * poner Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * portal de Internet = Web portal, Internet portal, web-based research guide.
    * por toda la Internet = Internet-wide.
    * principiante de Internet = newbie.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * proveedor de servicios de Internet = Internet provider.
    * Proveedor de Servicios de Internet (ISP) = ISP (Internet Service Provider).
    * publicación en Internet = Web publishing.
    * reglas de cortesía en Internet = netiquette.
    * relacionado con Internet = Internet-related.
    * retransmisión vía Internet = webcast [web cast], cybercast [cyber cast].
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * usuario de Internet = Internet neighbour, netizen.
    * vendedor por Internet = e-tailer.
    * * *
    [inter'ne]
    * * *
    = Internet, the.
    Nota: El conjunto de todas las redes interconectadas que utilizan los protocolos TCP/IP y que surgieron a partir de ARPANet al final de los 60 y principios de los 70.

    Ex: Internet brings a new generation of information services that are the thin edge of the wedge of a radically transformative change in how people will access information.

    * accesible a través de Internet = web-compliant.
    * accesible por Internet = Internet-accessible.
    * aparato para usar Internet = Internet appliance.
    * aprendizaje a través de Internet = virtual learning.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * basado en Internet = Internet-based.
    * bibliografía de recursos en Internet = webliography.
    * colgar Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * compañía en Internet = dot-com [dot.com].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * creación de réplicas en Internet = mirroring.
    * directorio de Internet = Web directory.
    * edición en Internet = Web publishing.
    * en Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * Explorador de Internet = Internet Explorer.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * navegación por Internet = surfing.
    * navegador de Internet = Web browser.
    * navegar por Internet = surf + the Internet.
    * novato de Internet = newbie.
    * OPAC accesible a través de Internet = WebPac.
    * poner Algo en Internet = put (out) + Nombre + on the web.
    * portal de Internet = Web portal, Internet portal, web-based research guide.
    * por toda la Internet = Internet-wide.
    * principiante de Internet = newbie.
    * programa de acceso a Internet = browser software.
    * proveedor de servicios de Internet = Internet provider.
    * Proveedor de Servicios de Internet (ISP) = ISP (Internet Service Provider).
    * publicación en Internet = Web publishing.
    * reglas de cortesía en Internet = netiquette.
    * relacionado con Internet = Internet-related.
    * retransmisión vía Internet = webcast [web cast], cybercast [cyber cast].
    * tienda de compras por Internet = online store.
    * usuario de Internet = Internet neighbour, netizen.
    * vendedor por Internet = e-tailer.

    * * *
    Internet, internet
    or
    Internet
    navegar por Internet to surf the Internet
    * * *

    Internet /inter'ne/ m (a veces f):

    Internet sustantivo femenino Inform Internet

    ' Internet' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conectar
    - navegante
    - internauta
    - ISP
    - proveedor
    - PSI
    English:
    bookmark
    - Internet
    - Internet server
    - net
    - ISP
    * * *
    Informát Internet;
    está en Internet it's on the Internet
    * * *
    f INFOR Internet;
    navegar por Internet surf the Net;
    en Internet on the Net
    * * *
    Internet n Internet

    Spanish-English dictionary > Internet

  • 12 a

    prep.
    1 to.
    voy a Madrid I'm going to Madrid
    me voy al extranjero I'm going abroad
    llegó a Buenos Aires/a la fiesta he arrived in Buenos Aires/at the party
    2 at (moment).
    a las siete at seven o'clock
    a los once años at the age of eleven
    al caer la noche at nightfall
    al oír la noticia se desmayó on hearing the news, she fainted
    Llegué al amanecer I arrived at dawn.
    3 per, every (frecuency).
    40 horas a la semana 40 hours per o a week
    tres veces al día three times a day
    4 to.
    dáselo a Ricardo give it to Ricardo
    dile a Ricardo que venga tell Ricardo to come
    5 to.
    entró a pagar he came in to pay
    aprender a nadar to learn to swim
    6 by, about to, for.
    * * *
    A, a
    nombre femenino (pl as o aes)
    1 (la letra) A, a
    ————————
    A
    1 ( Alteza) Highness; (abreviatura) H
    ————————
    A
    1 ( autopista) motorway; (abreviatura) M
    ————————
    A
    1 ( amperio) ampere, amp; (símbolo) A
    * * *
    prep.
    1) to
    2) into
    3) in
    4) at
    5) on
    6) with
    * * *
    SF = a (=letra) A, a
    * * *
    a femenino (pl aes) ( read as [a]) the letter A, a
    * * *
    = for, per, to.
    Ex. The fine policy matrix corresponds to the loan policy matrix, cell for cell.
    Ex. Indexing can thus be achieved at a detailed level, with often many terms per document, with almost no indexing effort.
    Ex. Accessibility to the documents stored in files is an important factor, so the physical storage is important.
    ----
    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * a + Adjetivo + escala = on a + Adjetivo + scale.
    * a alguna parte = someplace.
    * a alta presión = high-pressured, high-pressure.
    * a altas horas de la noche = late at night.
    * a ambas orillas del Atlántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de = on either side of.
    * a ambos lados del Altántico = on both sides of the ocean, on both sides of the Atlantic.
    * a ambos lados de + Lugar = on both sides of + Lugar.
    * a años luz de = light years away from.
    * a bajas temperaturas = at low temperature.
    * a bajo coste = low-cost.
    * a bajo costo = low-cost.
    * a bajo nivel = low-level.
    * a bajo precio = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap.
    * a base de = in the form of, on a diet of.
    * a base de carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * a base de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a base de errores = the hard way.
    * a boca de jarro = at close range.
    * a bocajarro = point blank.
    * a bombo y platillo = fanfare, with a bang.
    * a bordo = aboard, on board ship.
    * a bordo de = aboard, onboard.
    * a bordo de un barco = shipboard, on board ship.
    * a buen recaudo = in a safe place, in safekeeping.
    * a caballo = on horseback, astride.
    * a caballo entre = astride... and..., midway between.
    * a caballo entre... y... = half way between... and....
    * a caballo regalado no se le mira el diente = never look a gift horse in the mouth.
    * a cada rato = every so often, every now and then, every now and again, every once in a while.
    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * a cántaros = cats and dogs.
    * a cargo = in the saddle.
    * a cargo (de) = charged with, in charge (of), at the helm (of).
    * a cargo de Alguien = under supervision.
    * a cargo de las riendas = in the saddle.
    * a cargo del ayuntamiento = local authority-run.
    * a cargo del gobierno = government-operated, government-run.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * a cargo de voluntarios = volunteer-run.
    * a chorros = profusely.
    * a ciegas = blindfold, blindly, blindfolded, in the dark.
    * a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
    * a cierta distancia = some distance away.
    * a cierta distancia de = off.
    * a cierta distancia de la costa = offshore.
    * a cierta distancia del litoral = offshore.
    * a cobro revertido = reverse charges.
    * a color = multi-colour [multi-color -USA].
    * a comienzos de + Expresión Temporal = early + Expresión Temporal, the.
    * a comienzos de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha, in the early part of + Fecha.
    * a comienzos de + Período de Tiempo = by the turn of + Período de Tiempo, at the turn of + Período de Tiempo.
    * a conciencia = deliberately, wilfully [willfully, -USA], by design, on purpose.
    * a condición de que + Subjuntivo = provided (that), providing (that), as long as.
    * a contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * a continuación = next, then, in the following, herewith.
    * a continuación se enumeran = given below.
    * a contracorriente = against the grain.
    * a contraluz = against the light.
    * a contrapelo = against the grain, against the nap.
    * a coro = with one voice, in unison.
    * a corto plazo = before very long, short term [short-term], in the short run, short-range, at short notice, in the short term, short-run.
    * a costa de = at the cost of, at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense, at cost of.
    * a costa de mucho = at (a) great expense.
    * a costa de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a costa de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a criterio de = at the discretion of.
    * a cualquier hora = anytime, around the clock.
    * a cualquier hora del día o de la noche = at any hour of the day or night, at any time of the day or night.
    * a cualquier precio = at any cost, at all costs, at any price.
    * a cuatro aguas = hipped.
    * a cuatro patas = on all fours, on four legs.
    * a cuenta de = at the expense of.
    * a cuenta de la empresa = at company expense.
    * a cuenta de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a cuenta de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a cuenta propia = at + Posesivo + expense, at + Posesivo + own expense.
    * a cuerpo de rey = the lap of luxury.
    * a cuestas = in tow.
    * a decir de todos = by all accounts.
    * a decir verdad = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair.
    * a decir verdad... = the fact of the matter is that....
    * a demanda = pro re nata.
    * a deshora(s) = at odd times, out of hours.
    * a día de hoy = as of today.
    * a diario = every day.
    * a diestro y siniestro = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a dieta = on a diet.
    * a diferencia de = apart from, as opposed to, in contradistinction to, as contrasted with, in contrast (to/with), quite apart from, in sharp contrast (with).
    * a diferencia de + Nombre = unlike + Nombre.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * a discreción = at will, no holds barred.
    * a disgusto = unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a disposición de = at the disposal of.
    * a distancia = remote, remotely, distantly.
    * a doble espacio = double-spaced.
    * a domicilio = domiciliary.
    * ¿a dónde se dirige(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde va(n)...? = whither?.
    * ¿a dónde vas? = quo vadis, whither thou goest.
    * a dos niveles = two-tier.
    * a dos velas = skint, penniless, broke.
    * a duras penas = with great difficulty.
    * a efectos de = in terms of, for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * a efectos prácticos = to all intents and purposes, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes, to all intents.
    * a él = him.
    * a ellos = them.
    * a escala = drawn-to-scale.
    * a escala industrial = on an industrial scale, industrial-scale.
    * a escala mundial = globally, on a global scale.
    * a escala natural = full-scale.
    * a escondidas = by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the quiet, on the sly.
    * a eso = thereto.
    * a espaldas de = out of sight of.
    * a estas alturas = by now.
    * a este fin = to this end.
    * a este paso = at this rate.
    * a este respecto = in this respect.
    * a este ritmo = at this rate.
    * a estrenar = brand new.
    * a examen = under the microscope.
    * a excepción de = barring, except for, excepting, other than, with the exception of, short of.
    * a excepción de que = except that.
    * a excepción de uno = with one exception.
    * a expensas de = at the expense of, at + Nombre's + expense.
    * a expensas de otro = at someone else's expense.
    * a expensas de otros = at other people's expense.
    * a + Expresión Temporal = as of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a falta de = for want of, in the absence of, in default of, for lack of, short of.
    * a favor = in favour.
    * a favor de = in favour of.
    * a favor de la decisión personal sobre el aborto = pro-choice.
    * a favor de la esclavitud = pro-slavery.
    * a favor de la raza negra = pro-black [problack].
    * a favor de la vida humana = pro-life.
    * a favor y en contra = pro and con.
    * a + Fecha = as per + Fecha.
    * a finales de = by the end of, at the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Expresión Temporal = as of late + Expresión Temporal, at the end of + Expresión Temporal, by the close of + Expresión Temporal.
    * a finales de + Fecha = in the late + Fecha, in late + Fecha.
    * a finales de los + Década = late + Década, the.
    * a finales del + Siglo = late + Siglo, late period of + Siglo.
    * a fin de cuentas = at the end of the day, in the end, in the final count, in the grand scheme of things, when all is said and done, after all is said and done.
    * a fondo = fully, thoroughly, full-scale.
    * a fondo perdido = non-refundable.
    * ¡a freír espárragos! = on your bike!.
    * a fuerza de = by dint of.
    * a fuerza de cometer errores = the hard way.
    * a fuerza de errores = the hard way.
    * a gas = gas-powered.
    * a gatas = on all fours.
    * a grandes rasgos = broadly, rough draft.
    * a granel = in bulk.
    * a gran escala = large scale [large-scale], massive, on a wide scale, high-volume, wide-scale, on a broad scale, in a big way, on a grand scale.
    * a gran velocidad = at great speed.
    * a grito limpio = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a grito pelado = at the top of + Posesivo + voice.
    * a gritos = vociferously.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * a gusto = at ease, at leisure.
    * a gusto de = to the liking of, at the pleasure of.
    * a horcajadas = astride.
    * a hurtadillas = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly.
    * a imitación de lo clásico = classicising [classicizing, -USA], classicised [classicized, -USA].
    * a iniciativa de = at the initiative of.
    * a iniciativas del gobierno = government-led.
    * a instancia de = at the urging of.
    * a instancias de = at the instigation of, at the behest of, under the auspices of.
    * a intervalos = at intervals.
    * a intervalos + Adjetivo = at + Adjetivo + intervals.
    * a intervalos semanales = at weekly intervals.
    * a invitación de = at the invitation of.
    * a jabón = soapy [soapier -comp., soapiest -sup.].
    * a juicio = on trial.
    * a juicio público = in the public eye.
    * a juzgar por = to judge by, judging by, judging from.
    * a la acuarela = water-coloured [water-colored, -USA].
    * a la alcaldía = mayoral.
    * a la altura de = of the stature of, equal to.
    * a la altura de la cintura = waist high, waist deep.
    * a la altura de la rodilla = knee-high.
    * a la altura de los hombros = shoulder-high.
    * a la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * a la anochecida = at nightfall.
    * a la antigua = old-style.
    * a la antigua usanza = old-style.
    * a la atención de = c/o (care of).
    * a la baja = on the wane.
    * a la brasa = grilled.
    * a la buena de Dios = out in the cold.
    * a la cabeza de = in the forefront of/in.
    * a la caída de la noche = at nightfall, at twilight.
    * a la caída de la tarde = at twilight.
    * a la carta = a la carte.
    * a la defensiva = on the defensive.
    * a la derecha = at the right.
    * a la derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a la deriva = rudderless.
    * a la discreción de = at the discretion of.
    * a la disposición de Alguien = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a la expectativa de = on the lookout for, on the alert for.
    * a la + Expresión Temporal = a + Expresión Temporal.
    * a la fuerza = forcefully, of necessity, forcibly, compulsorily.
    * a la fuga = on the run, on the lam.
    * a la hora de + Infinitivo = when it came to + Gerundio, when it comes to + Gerundio.
    * a la hora de la verdad = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch.
    * a la hora del café = at coffee.
    * a la intemperie = in the open, exposed.
    * a la inversa = mirror-fashion, mirror image, in reverse.
    * a la izquierda = at the left.
    * a la larga = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by.
    * a la ligera = lightly.
    * a la luz de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la luz de la luna = by moonlight, in the moonlight, moonlit.
    * a la luz de las estrellas = by starlight.
    * a la luz de las velas = by candlelight, candlelight, candlelit.
    * a la luz del día = in the light of day.
    * a la luz de una lámpara de gas = by gaslight.
    * a la mano de = available at the fingertips of.
    * a la misma altura que = in the same league as.
    * a la moda = trendy [trendier -comp., trendiest -sup.].
    * a la onda = in the know.
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * a la par = in concert, in tandem, neck and neck, in a tandem fashion, in parallel.
    * a la par que = in tandem with, hand in hand (with), as the same time as.
    * a la parrilla = grilled, on the grill.
    * a la perfección = superbly.
    * a la plancha = griddled, on the griddle, on the hotplate.
    * a largo plazo = in the long term, over the long term, long-range, in the long run, long-term, over the long run, over the long haul, long-run, in the far term, far-term.
    * a la salida = on the way out.
    * a la sazón = at that time.
    * a las doce del mediodía = at high noon.
    * a la semana = a week, per week.
    * a las mil maravillas = marvellously [marvelously, -USA], famously, like a house on fire.
    * a la sombra de = in the shadow of.
    * a las puertas de = on the threshold of.
    * a la última = hip [hipper -comp., hippest -sup.], on the fast track, hipped.
    * a la vanguardia = on the cutting edge, on the leading edge, in the fast lane, on the fast track, at the leading edge, on the bleeding edge.
    * a la vanguardia de = in the vanguard of, at the forefront of, in the forefront of/in, at the vanguard of.
    * a la velocidad de la luz = at the speed of light.
    * a la velocidad del rayo = at the speed of lightning.
    * a la velocidad del sonido = at the speed of sound.
    * a la venta = on release.
    * a la vez = at once, at one time, at similar times, at the same time, concurrently, side-by-side, simultaneously, at the same instant, in parallel, in tandem, at the one time, in a tandem fashion, at a time, in unison.
    * a la vez que = hand in hand (with), cum, in conjunction with, in unison with.
    * a la vista = in sight, within sight.
    * a la vista de = in light of, in the light of.
    * a la vuelta de = on the return leg of.
    * a la zaga = not far behind, in tow.
    * al azar = lucky draw, lucky dip.
    * al extremo norte = northernmost.
    * al extremo oeste = westernmost.
    * al hacer esto = in doing so.
    * al norte del estado = upstate.
    * a lo extremo = to the extreme.
    * a lo grande = in a big way, big time, grandly, on a grand scale.
    * a lo hecho, pecho = no use crying over spilt/spilled milk, you've made your bed, now you must lie in it!.
    * a lo largo de = along, down, throughout.
    * a lo largo de + Expresión Temporal = sometime + Expresión Temporal.
    * a lo largo de la historia = over time.
    * a lo largo de la ruta = along the way.
    * a lo largo del tiempo = longitudinal, longitudinally.
    * a lo largo de todo = the entire length of.
    * a lo largo y ancho del país = countrywide [country-wide].
    * a lo largo y ancho de + Lugar = up and down + Lugar.
    * a lo lejos = in the distance.
    * a lo loco = helter-skelter, like there's no tomorrow.
    * a lo máximo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * a lo mejor = perhaps.
    * a lo que salga = come what may.
    * a los ojos de = in the eyes of.
    * a lo sumo = at best, at most, at the most.
    * al otro lado del atlántico = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del charco = across the pond.
    * al otro lado del océano = across the pond.
    * a lo zombi = zombielike.
    * a mano = by hand, manually, nearby [near-by], handy, within reach, within easy reach.
    * a mano alzada = by a show of hands.
    * a mano derecha de = on the right side of, on the right-hand side of.
    * a manojos = by the handful.
    * a manos de = at the hands of.
    * a marchas forzadas = in a rush, against the clock.
    * a mares = cats and dogs.
    * a más largo plazo = longer-term.
    * a más..., más... = the + Comparativo..., the + Comparativo....
    * a más tardar = at the latest.
    * a mata caballo = in a hurry, hurried, hurriedly, helter-skelter.
    * a media asta = at half-mast, at half staff.
    * a mediados de = in the middle decades of.
    * a mediados de + Fecha = in the mid + Fecha.
    * a mediados de semana = midweek.
    * a media jornada = half-time [half time].
    * a media mañana = mid-morning.
    * a medianoche = at midnight.
    * a medias = half-hearted [halfhearted], qualified.
    * a medias entre... y... = betwixt and between.
    * a medida = custom, bespoke.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + avanzar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que pasaba el tiempo = as time passed (by), as time went by.
    * a medida que pasa el tiempo = as time passes (by).
    * a medida que pasa + Expresión Temporal = as + Expresión Temporal + go by.
    * a medida que + pasar + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + pasar + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medida que se necesite = on demand, on request, as required.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el año = as the year + wear on.
    * a medida que + transcurrir + el día = as the day + wear on.
    * a medio abrir = half-opened.
    * a medio camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * a medio formar = half-formed.
    * a medio fuego = medium heat.
    * a medio hacer = halfway done, half done.
    * a medio plazo = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm].
    * a medio rimar = half-rhymed.
    * a medio vestir = half dressed.
    * a menor escala = at a reduced rate.
    * a menos que = unless, short of.
    * a menudo = oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * a merced de = at the mercy of.
    * a mí = me.
    * a mi entender = to my mind.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * a mi parecer = to my mind, methinks, in my books.
    * a mitad de = half way through, halfway through.
    * a mitad de camino = halfway [half-way/half way].
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = midway between, half way between... and....
    * a mitad de camino entre... y... = astride... and....
    * a mitad de precio = at half price.
    * a mí también me gustaría tener la misma oportunidad = turnabout is fair play.
    * a modo de = by way of, in the vein of, as a kind of.
    * a modo de aclaración = in parenthesis, on a sidenote.
    * a modo de advertencia = cautionary.
    * a modo de ejemplo = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de explicación = parenthetically.
    * a modo de ilustración = by way of illustration.
    * a modo de inciso = in passing, by the way of (a) digression.
    * a modo de paréntesis = parenthetical.
    * a modo de prólogo = prefatory.
    * a modo de resumen = wrap-up.
    * a mogollón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montón = aplenty [a-plenty].
    * a montones = in droves, by the sackful.
    * a muchos niveles = many-levelled [many-leveled, -USA].
    * a muerte = bitter, bitterly.
    * a nadie le importa nada = nobody + gives a damn.
    * a nivel de barrio = neighbourhood-based.
    * a nivel de calle = on the ground level.
    * a nivel de la calle = at ground level.
    * a nivel del suelo = at ground level.
    * a nivel estatal = statewide [state-wide].
    * a nivel federal = federally, federally.
    * a nivel individual = privately.
    * a nivel local = locally, domestically.
    * a nivel multicultural = multi-culturally [multiculturally].
    * a nivel mundial = worldwide [world-wide], globally.
    * a nivel nacional = nationally, domestically, countrywide [country-wide].
    * a nivel privado = privately.
    * a nivel regional = regionally.
    * a nombre de = payable to.
    * a no ser que = unless.
    * a nosotros = us.
    * a ojo = ocular.
    * a ojos vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a orillas del océano = oceanfront.
    * a orillas del río = riverfront.
    * a orillas de un lago = lakeside, lakefront, by the lakeside.
    * a otro sitio = somewhere else.
    * a pares = in pairs.
    * a partes iguales = share and share alike, in equal measure(s).
    * a partir de = on the basis of, based on, working from, from, on a diet of, in response to.
    * a partir de ahora = from now on, from this point on, henceforth, as of now.
    * a partir de ahora y durante + Cuantificador + años = for + Cuantificador + years to come.
    * a partir de aquí = hereupon.
    * a partir de ello = therefrom.
    * a partir de entonces = from this time on, hereafter, thereafter, whereafter, from then on, thenceforth, henceforth, from that moment on.
    * a partir de ese momento = from that moment on.
    * a partir de este momento = hereinafter.
    * a partir de esto = on this basis, on that basis.
    * a partir de + Fecha = from + Fecha, effective + Fecha.
    * a partir de hoy = as from today.
    * a partir de la medianoche = late night.
    * a partir de los títulos = title-based.
    * a paso de tortuga = at a snail's pace.
    * a paso ligero = on the double.
    * a pasos agigantados = at an exponential rate, at exponential rates, by leaps and bounds.
    * a pedir de boca = without a hitch.
    * a pequeña escala = in a small way, small scale [small-scale].
    * a perpetuidad = in perpetuity.
    * a pesar de (que) = albeit (that), despite, in spite of, notwithstanding, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * a pesar de todo = all the same, in spite of everything, despite everything, despite it all, in spite of it all, all this said.
    * a pesar de todo + Posesivo + Nombre = for all + Posesivo + Nombre.
    * a petición de = at the request of, at the urging of, at the behest of.
    * a petición del usuario = on demand, on request.
    * a petición popular = by popular demand.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a pilas = battery-operated.
    * a pique = sinking.
    * a placer = at will.
    * a plena luz del día = in broad daylight.
    * a poca distancia = not far behind.
    * a poca distancia andando = within walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos andando = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * a porrillo = by the handful.
    * a + Posesivo + aire = to + Posesivo + heart's content.
    * a + Posesivo + alcance = in the ballpark for + Pronombre, in + Posesivo + ballpark range.
    * a + Posesivo + costa = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + cuidado = in + Posesivo + safekeeping.
    * a + Posesivo + discreción = at will, at + Posesivo + discretion.
    * a + Posesivo + disposición = at + Posesivo + disposal.
    * a + Posesivo + entender = to the best of + Posesivo + belief.
    * a + Posesivo + espaldas = behind + Posesivo + back.
    * a + Posesivo + expensas = at + Posesivo + expense.
    * a + Posesivo + favor = in + Posesivo + favour, to + Posesivo + credit.
    * a + Posesivo + juicio = in + Posesivo + estimation.
    * a + Posesivo + manera = in + Posesivo + own way.
    * a + Posesivo + saber = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge.
    * a + Posesivo + saber y entender = to the best of + Posesivo + knowledge and belief.
    * a + Posesivo + servicio = at + Posesivo + service.
    * a + Posesivo + sorprender = much to + Posesivo + surprise.
    * a + Posesivo + vista = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes.
    * a posteriori = reactive, in retrospect, after-the-fact, hindsight, with hindsight, a posteriori, in hindsight.
    * a precio de coste = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de costo = at cost price, at cost.
    * a precio de ganga = at a steal.
    * a precio especial = at reduced cost, discounted, cut-rate, cut-price.
    * a precio razonable = at reasonable cost(s).
    * a precio reducido = at a discount.
    * a precios competitivos = competitively priced.
    * a precios especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a precios razonables = at affordable prices.
    * a presión = pressurised [pressurized, -USA].
    * a primera hora de la mañana = first thing in the morning.
    * a primera hora de + Período del Día = first thing + Período del Día.
    * a primeras horas de la tarde = late afternoon.
    * a primera vista = on first acquaintance, at first sight, on first inspection, on the face of it, at first blush, at first glance, on the surface, prima facie, first-blush.
    * a primeros de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de + Fecha = in the early + Fecha.
    * a principios de los + Década = early + Década, the.
    * a priori = proactive [pro-active], foresight, a priori, on the surface.
    * a prisa = quickly.
    * a propósito = deliberate, for the record, incidentally, intentionally, by the way, in passing, anecdotally, purposely, by design, on purpose, wilfully [willfully, -USA], on a sidenote, studiously, by the way of (a) digression, by the by(e), speaking of which, designedly.
    * a propósito de = apropos of.
    * a propósito de nada = for no specific reason, for no particular reason.
    * a prueba = on trial.
    * a prueba de bombas = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA], bomb-proof.
    * a prueba de conejos = rabbit-proof.
    * a prueba de fallos = fail-safe.
    * a prueba de incendios = fireproof [fire-proof].
    * a prueba de niños = childproof.
    * a prueba de robos = theft proof.
    * a prueba de tornados = tornado proof.
    * a prueba de un tratamiento duro = ruggedised [ruggedized, -USA].
    * a prueba de viento = windproof.
    * a puerta cerrada = behind closed doors.
    * a punta de pistola = at gunpoint.
    * a punto de = on the verge of, a heartbeat away from.
    * a punto de + Infinitivo = about to + Infinitivo.
    * a punto de irse a pique = on the rocks.
    * a punto de morir = on + Posesivo + deathbed.
    * a puñados = by the sackful, by the handful.
    * a quemarropa = point blank.
    * a quien madruga, Dios le ayuda = the early bird catches the worm.
    * a quienquiera que = whomever.
    * a rachas = by fits and starts.
    * a ráfagas = in bursts.
    * a raíz de = in the wake of.
    * a rajatabla = to the letter.
    * a ras de = flush with.
    * a ras de la calle = ground-floor.
    * a ras del suelo = at ground level.
    * a rastras = in tow.
    * a ratos = intermittently.
    * a reacción = jet-assisted.
    * a rebosar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a regañadientes = grudgingly, grudging, begrudgingly, unwillingly, reluctantly.
    * a régimen = on a diet.
    * a remolque = in tow.
    * a reventar (de) = jam-packed (with), filled to capacity.
    * a saber = namely, viz, to wit.
    * a sabiendas = knowing, knowingly, wilfully [willfully, -USA].
    * a sabiendas de que = on the understanding that.
    * a sacudidas = jerkily.
    * a saltitos = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a salvo = in a safe place, in safekeeping, out of harm's way.
    * a sangre fría = cold-blooded.
    * a ser posible = if possible.
    * a simple vista = by the naked eye, superficially, on first thought.
    * a solas = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * a su debido tiempo = in due course, timely, in due time.
    * a sueldo = paid.
    * a su precio normal = at full price.
    * a su propio ritmo = at an individual pace.
    * a su tiempo = in a timely fashion, in due course, in a timely manner.
    * a su vez = Verbo + further, in turn, in its/their turn.
    * a tal efecto = to this effect.
    * a tales efectos = hereto.
    * a tarifa reducida = at reduced cost.
    * a tarifas especiales = at reduced rates, at preferential rates.
    * a temperatura ambiente = at room temperature.
    * a tener en cuenta en el futuro = for future reference.
    * a tenor de = in light of, in the face of, in the light of, in view of.
    * a ti = you, thee.
    * a tiempo = in timely fashion, on time, promptly, timely, just in time, in time.
    * a tiempo completo = full-time.
    * a tiempo parcial = part-time.
    * a tientas = in the dark.
    * a tientas y a ciegas = blindly, in the dark.
    * a ti mismo = yourself, thyself.
    * a tiro = within gunshot, within range.
    * a tirones = jerky [jerkier -comp., jerkiest -sup.].
    * a título de = by way of, for the sake of.
    * a título gratuito = gratuitous.
    * a título personal = in a personal capacity, in a private capacity.
    * a toda costa = absolutely, at all costs, come what may, at any cost, at any price.
    * a toda máquina = in the fast lane, fast lane, full steam ahead, at full tilt, full-tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda marcha = at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda mecha = at a rate of knots, full steam ahead, at full blast, at full throttle, at top speed, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a toda pasta = at a rate of knots.
    * a toda pastilla = in the fast lane, on the fast track, fast lane, overdrive, full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at a rate of knots, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a toda prueba = unswerving.
    * a todas horas = at all hours, around the clock.
    * a todas luces = patently.
    * a todas partes = far and wide.
    * a toda velocidad = full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed.
    * a todo alrededor = all round.
    * a todo color = full-colour, in full colour.
    * a todo gas = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo lo largo de = the length of.
    * a todo meter = full steam ahead, at full stretch, at full speed, at full blast, at top speed, at full throttle.
    * a todo ritmo = in full swing, in full force, in full gear.
    * a todos lados = far and wide.
    * a todos los efectos = to all intents and purposes, to all intents, for all practical purposes, for all intents and purposes.
    * a todos los niveles = at all levels.
    * a todos nosotros = us all.
    * a todos por igual = one size fits all.
    * a todo vapor = full steam ahead, full-tilt, at full tilt, full-throttle, at full throttle, at top speed, at full blast, at full speed, at full stretch.
    * a todo volumen = at full blast.
    * a tontas y a ciegas = headlong, runaway.
    * a tontas y locas = like there's no tomorrow, without rhyme or reason.
    * a tope = packed to capacity, in the fast lane, fast lane, choc-a-block, chock-full, in full swing, in full gear, packed to the rafters.
    * a trancas y barrancas = with great difficulty, by fits and starts.
    * a través de = by way of, in the form of, through, via, out of, through the agency of.
    * a través de Internet = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de la historia = over time.
    * a través de la TI = IT-enabled.
    * a través de la web = Web-based, Web-supported.
    * a través de los años = over the years, down the years.
    * a través de los ojos de = through the eyes of.
    * a través de los siglos = over the centuries.
    * a través del teléfono = call-in.
    * a través del tiempo = over time.
    * a través de operador = operator-assisted.
    * a tres bandas = three pronged.
    * a tres niveles = three-tiered.
    * a troche y moche = like there's no tomorrow.
    * a trompicones = by fits and starts.
    * a tropezones = falteringly, hesitantly, haltingly, jerkily.
    * a trozos = piecewise.
    * ¡A tu salud! = Here's to you!.
    * a última hora = at the last minute, at the eleventh hour, last minute [last-minute], at the very last minute, at the very last moment, at the very last.
    * a últimas horas de la tarde = late evening.
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    * * *
    a
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.
    No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan como quien, alguien, etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, pasear al perro = to walk the dog.
    En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    A (en relaciones de espacio, lugar)
    voy a México/a la fiesta I'm going to Mexico/to the party
    voy a casa I'm going home
    dobla a la derecha turn right
    se cayó al río she fell into the river
    estaban sentados a la mesa they were sitting at the table
    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down to the right of me o on my right
    a la vuelta de la esquina around the corner
    queda al norte de Toledo it's (to the) north of Toledo
    3
    (indicando distancia): está a diez kilómetros de aquí it's ten kilometers from here, it's ten kilometers away
    está a unos 20 minutos de aquí it takes o it's about 20 minutes from here, it's a 20 minute drive ( o walk etc) from here
    1 (señalando hora, momento, fecha) at
    abren a las ocho they open at eight o'clock
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?
    a eso de las dos at around o about two o'clock
    a mediados de abril in mid-April
    hoy estamos a 20 it's the 20th today
    al día siguiente the next o following day
    empezó a hablar a los diez meses he started talking when he was ten months old o at ten months
    llegó a la mañana/noche ( RPl); he arrived in the morning/at night
    2 al + INF:
    se cayó al bajar del autobús she fell as she was getting off the bus
    al verlo me di cuenta de que ya no lo quería when I saw him o on seeing him, I realized that I no longer loved him
    al salir de la estación torcí a la izquierda I turned left out of the station
    3
    (indicando distancia en el tiempo): a escasos minutos de su llegada (después) just a few minutes after she arrived; (antes) just a few minutes before she arrived
    trabajan de lunes a viernes/de una a cinco they work (from) Monday to Friday/from one to five
    a los diez minutos del primer tiempo ten minutes into the first half o after ten minutes of the first half
    estaré en París de martes a jueves I'll be in Paris from Tuesday until Thursday, I'll be in Paris Tuesday through Thursday ( AmE)
    C
    (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia): tres veces al día/a la semana three times a day/a week
    sale a 2.000 euros por cabeza it works out at 2,000 euros per person
    iban a 100 kilómetros por hora they were going (at) 100 kilometers per hour
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us by five points to three, they beat us five three o ( AmE) five to three
    D
    (indicando modo, estilo): fuimos a pie/a caballo we walked/rode, we went on foot/on horseback
    pollo al horno/a la brasa roast/barbecued chicken
    un peinado a lo Rodolfo Valentino a Rudolph Valentino hairstyle
    a crédito on credit
    ilustraciones a todo color full-color illustrations
    una tela a rayas a piece of striped material
    1
    (introduciendo el complemento directo de persona): ¿viste a José? did you see José?
    la policía está buscando al asesino the police are looking for the murderer
    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud
    busca una secretaria bilingüe he's looking for a bilingual secretary
    ]
    2
    (introduciendo el complemento indirecto): le escribió una carta a su padre he wrote a letter to his father, he wrote his father a letter
    dáselo/dáselos a ella give it/them to her
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English
    suave al tacto soft to the touch
    agradable al oído pleasing to the ear
    3
    (indicando procedencia): se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o ( colloq) off a gipsy
    F
    enséñale a nadar teach him to swim
    fue a preguntar he went to ask
    a que + SUBJ:
    los instó a que participaran he urged them to take part
    voy a ir a que me hagan un chequeo I'm going to go and have a checkup
    2 ( fam)
    (para): ¿a qué tanta ceremonia? what's all the fuss for?
    ¿a qué le fuiste a decir eso? what did you go and tell him that for?
    3
    a por ( Esp fam): bajo a por pan I'm going down to get some bread o for some bread ( colloq)
    ¿quién va a ir a por los niños? who's going to fetch o get the children?
    ¡a por ello! go for it!
    los puntos a tratar en la reunión de mañana the points to be discussed at tomorrow's meeting
    es una idea a tener en cuenta it's an idea to bear in mind o that should be borne in mind
    total a pagar total payable
    horario a convenir hours to be arranged
    H
    1
    (en órdenes): ¡a la cama, niños! off to bed, children!
    ¡a callar! shut up! ( colloq)
    vamos ¡a trabajar! come on, let's get some work done!
    a decir verdad to tell you the truth
    a juzgar por lo que tú dices judging from what you say
    3 ( fam)
    (en cuanto a): a tozudo no hay quien le gane when it comes to being stubborn there's nobody like him
    4
    (indicando causa): a petición del interesado ( frml); at the request of the interested party
    al + INF:
    al no saber idiomas está en desventaja as he doesn't speak any languages he is at a disadvantage, he's at a disadvantage not speaking any languages
    5
    (expresando desafío): ¿a que no sabes qué nota me puso? you'll never guess what mark she gave me!
    tú no te atreverías — ¿a que sí? you wouldn't dare — do you want to o a bet? ( colloq)
    ¡a que no puedes! bet you can't! ( colloq)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    A    
    a
    A,
    a sustantivo femenino (pl aes) (read as /a/) the letter A, a

    a preposición Nota:
    La preposición a suele emplearse precedida de ciertos verbos como empezar, ir, oler, sonar etc, en cuyo caso ver bajo el respectivo verbo.No se traduce cuando introduce el complemento directo de persona (ser humano, pronombres personales que lo representan, como quien, alguien, algún etc) o un nombre con un objeto o animal personalizado: amo a mi patria = I love my country, paseo a mi perro = I walk my dog.En los casos en que precede al artículo definido el para formar la contracción al, ver bajo la siguiente entrada, donde también se encontrarán otros ejemplos y usos de a.
    1

    voy a México/la tienda I'm going to Mexico/to the shop;

    voy a casa I'm going home;
    se cayó al río she fell into the river


    a orillas del Ebro on the banks of the Ebro;
    se sentó al sol he sat in the sun;
    se sentó a mi derecha he sat down on my right


    2
    a) (señalando hora, momento) at;


    a la hora de comer at lunch time;
    ¿a qué hora vengo? what time shall I come?;
    a mediados de abril in mid-April;
    al día siguiente the next o following day

    hoy estamos a lunes/a 20 today is Monday/it's the 20th today

    c) al + inf:


    al enterarse de la noticia when he learnt o on learning the news



    ( antes) a few minutes before she arrived;

    3 (en relaciones de proporción, equivalencia):

    sale a 100 euros cada uno it works out at 100 euros each;
    a 100 kilómetros por hora (at) 100 kilometers per hour;
    nos ganaron cinco a tres they beat us five three o (AmE) five to three
    4 (indicando modo, medio, estilo):
    a pie/a caballo on foot/on horseback;

    a crédito on credit;
    funciona a pilas it runs on batteries;
    a mano by hand;
    a rayas striped;
    vestirse a lo punk to wear punk clothes
    5

    ¿viste a José? did you see José?;

    no he leído a Freud I haven't read (any) Freud


    dáselo a ella give it to her;
    les enseña inglés a mis hijos she teaches my children English;
    le echó (la) llave a la puerta she locked the door

    se lo compré a una gitana I bought it from o (colloq) off a gipsy

    A, a f (letra) A
    'A' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    a. C.
    - a.m.
    - abajeña
    - abajeño
    - abanderada
    - abanderado
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abanico
    - abarquillada
    - abarquillado
    - abarrotada
    - abarrotado
    - abasto
    - abatida
    - abatido
    - abatirse
    - abdicar
    - aberración
    - abertura
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abigarrada
    - abigarrado
    - abigarrar
    - ablandar
    - ablusada
    - ablusado
    - abnegada
    - abnegado
    - abobada
    - abobado
    - abocada
    - abocado
    - abogacía
    - abogada
    - abogado
    - abombada
    - abombado
    - abonar
    - abonada
    - abonado
    - abonarse
    - abono
    - abordar
    - abordaje
    - aborregar
    - abortar
    - abortiva
    English:
    A
    - A-level
    - a.m.
    - abandon
    - abandoned
    - abide by
    - ability
    - abject
    - abnormal
    - aboard
    - aborigine
    - abortion
    - abortive
    - about
    - above
    - above-board
    - above-mentioned
    - abrasive
    - abreast
    - abridged
    - abrupt
    - absent
    - absent-minded
    - absolute
    - absolutely
    - absorbed
    - abstemious
    - abstract
    - absurd
    - abundant
    - abuse
    - abusive
    - abysmal
    - academic
    - academy
    - accede
    - accent
    - acceptable
    - access
    - accident-prone
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - acclimatized
    - accommodate
    - accommodation
    - accomplish
    - accomplished
    - account
    - account for
    - accountable
    * * *
    A
    1. (abrev de autopista) Br M, US freeway
    2. (abrev de alfil) [en notación de ajedrez] B
    A, a [a] nf
    [letra] A, a;
    si por a o por be… if for any reason…
    * * *
    a
    prp
    al este de to the east of;
    a casa home;
    ir a la cama/al cine go to bed/to the movies;
    ¡a trabajar! get to work!;
    vamos a Buenos Aires we’re going to Buenos Aires;
    voy a casa de Marta I’m going to Marta’s (house)
    a la mesa at the table;
    al lado de next to;
    a la derecha on the right;
    al sol in the sun;
    a treinta kilómetros de Cuzco thirty kilometers from Cuzco;
    está a cinco kilómetros it’s five kilometers away
    :
    ¿a qué hora llegas? what time do you arrive?;
    a las tres at three o’clock;
    de once a doce from eleven (o’clock) to twelve;
    estamos a quince de febrero it’s February fifteenth;
    a los treinta años at the age of thirty;
    a la llegada del tren when the train arrives
    :
    a la española the Spanish way;
    a mano by hand;
    a pie on foot;
    a 50 kilómetros por hora at fifty kilometers an hour
    :
    ¿a cómo o
    cuánto está? how much is it?;
    están a dos pesos el kilo they are two pesos a kilo
    :
    dáselo a tu hermano give it to your brother
    :
    vi a mi padre I saw my father
    :
    empezar a begin to;
    jugar a las cartas play cards;
    decidirse a hacer algo decide to do sth;
    voy a comprarlo I’m going to buy it;
    a decir verdad to tell the truth
    :
    ¿a que no lo sabes? I bet you don’t know;
    a ver OK, right;
    a ver lo que pasa ahora let’s see what happens now
    abr (= alias) aka (= also known as)
    * * *
    a nf
    : first letter of the Spanish alphabet
    a prep
    1) : to
    nos vamos a México: we're going to Mexico
    ¿llamaste a tu papá?: did you call your dad?
    como a usted le guste: as you wish
    3) : in the manner of
    papas a la francesa: french fries
    4) : on, by means of
    a pie: on foot
    5) : per, each
    tres pastillas al día: three pills per day
    enséñales a leer: teach them to read
    problemas a resolver: problems to be solved
    * * *
    a prep
    3. (distancia) away
    está a un kilómetro de aquí it's one kilometre from here / it's one kilometre away
    4. (tiempo) at
    5. (distribución, cantidad, medida, precio) a / at
    tocamos a 1.000 cada uno it works out at 1,000 each
    fui a pie I walked / I went on foot
    hecho a mano handmade / made by hand
    ¿has visto a Iván? have you seen Iván?
    9. (para) for
    10. (de) from

    Spanish-English dictionary > a

  • 13 a distancia

    adj.
    remote, long-distance.
    adv.
    at a distance, far, distantly, afar.
    * * *
    from a distance
    * * *
    = remote, remotely, distantly
    Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
    Ex. For example, if cataloguing input is entered directly using a keyboard, whether this be through a microcomputer or remotely via a terminal, then this is online operation.
    Ex. An instructor can setup a learning group and those who wish to be guided distantly during the study may join the group.
    * * *
    = remote, remotely, distantly

    Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.

    Ex: For example, if cataloguing input is entered directly using a keyboard, whether this be through a microcomputer or remotely via a terminal, then this is online operation.
    Ex: An instructor can setup a learning group and those who wish to be guided distantly during the study may join the group.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a distancia

  • 14 a paso ligero

    Ex. The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.
    * * *

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Learning on the double'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a paso ligero

  • 15 a través de Internet

    (adj.) = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported
    Ex. The objective of the project is to develop an Internet-based aid for search, selection and presentation of information on European law and politics.
    Ex. The question of how Web-based education affects teaching and learning remains largely unanswered, and the terrain of online learning remains largely unmapped.
    Ex. In this study, a computer log is used to identify the individual differences among students in terms of contents usage and the amount of contents that are presented in Web-supported course sites.
    * * *
    (adj.) = Internet-based, Web-based, Web-supported

    Ex: The objective of the project is to develop an Internet-based aid for search, selection and presentation of information on European law and politics.

    Ex: The question of how Web-based education affects teaching and learning remains largely unanswered, and the terrain of online learning remains largely unmapped.
    Ex: In this study, a computer log is used to identify the individual differences among students in terms of contents usage and the amount of contents that are presented in Web-supported course sites.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a través de Internet

  • 16 a través de la web

    (adj.) = Web-based, Web-supported
    Ex. The question of how Web-based education affects teaching and learning remains largely unanswered, and the terrain of online learning remains largely unmapped.
    Ex. In this study, a computer log is used to identify the individual differences among students in terms of contents usage and the amount of contents that are presented in Web-supported course sites.
    * * *
    (adj.) = Web-based, Web-supported

    Ex: The question of how Web-based education affects teaching and learning remains largely unanswered, and the terrain of online learning remains largely unmapped.

    Ex: In this study, a computer log is used to identify the individual differences among students in terms of contents usage and the amount of contents that are presented in Web-supported course sites.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a través de la web

  • 17 a voces

    adv.
    aloud, in a loud voice, at the top of one's voice, clamorously.
    * * *
    shouting
    * * *
    = vociferously, vociferous, open outcry
    Ex. This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.
    Ex. The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex. Also revealed is the endangerment of the open outcry trading system as the digital revolution replaces it at many of the world's financial exchanges.
    * * *
    = vociferously, vociferous, open outcry

    Ex: This article argues that the OTA report, despite its affirmation of public access to information, is unlikely to cause a redeployment of resources unless librarians argue vociferously that there is a real need for this information.

    Ex: The reaction came in 1978 -- a vociferous social demand for reading and learning, including a new interest in librarianship.
    Ex: Also revealed is the endangerment of the open outcry trading system as the digital revolution replaces it at many of the world's financial exchanges.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a voces

  • 18 abastecimiento

    m.
    1 supplying.
    se ha interrumpido el abastecimiento they've cut off the supply
    2 supply, catering, provision, act of providing.
    * * *
    1 supplying, provision
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) supply, provision
    * * *
    SM (=acto) supplying, provision; (=servicio) supply, provision; (=víveres) provisions pl
    * * *
    masculino supply
    * * *
    = victualling, provision.
    Ex. The writer discusses the victualling of 17,000 army men in the two weeks leading up to the battle of Naseby in June 1645.
    Ex. Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    ----
    * abastecimiento de agua = water supply.
    * sistema de abastecimiento de agua = waterworks.
    * * *
    masculino supply
    * * *
    = victualling, provision.

    Ex: The writer discusses the victualling of 17,000 army men in the two weeks leading up to the battle of Naseby in June 1645.

    Ex: Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    * abastecimiento de agua = water supply.
    * sistema de abastecimiento de agua = waterworks.

    * * *
    supply
    * * *

    abastecimiento sustantivo masculino
    supply
    abastecimiento sustantivo masculino supplying: el abastecimieto de agua se resolvió con camiones cisterna, the water supply was resolved with tankers
    ' abastecimiento' also found in these entries:
    English:
    catering
    - supply
    - supply ship
    * * *
    supplying;
    se ha interrumpido el abastecimiento they've cut off the supply
    abastecimiento de aguas water supply
    * * *
    m supply
    * * *

    Spanish-English dictionary > abastecimiento

  • 19 abasto

    m.
    1 provisioning, supplying, profusion, plenty.
    2 supply.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: abastar.
    * * *
    1 (abastecimiento) supplying, provision
    2 (abundancia) abundance
    1 provisions, supplies
    \
    dar abasto familiar to be sufficient for
    es que no doy abasto I just can't cope, I can't keep up
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=provisión) supply

    dar abasto a un pedido — to fill an order, meet an order

    no puedo dar abasto (a) — (fig) I can't cope o keep up (with)

    2) Cono Sur public meat market
    3) Caribe grocer's (shop), grocery store
    * * *
    a) ( aprovisionamiento) supply

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo — they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastosmasculino plural basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)

    * * *
    = supply, provision.
    Ex. The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.
    Ex. Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    ----
    * dar abasto = cope.
    * dar abasto con = cope with.
    * mercado de abastos = public market.
    * * *
    a) ( aprovisionamiento) supply

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo — they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastosmasculino plural basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)

    * * *
    = supply, provision.

    Ex: The increasing demand for paper of all sorts, which the giant productivity of the Fourdrinier machine could easily meet, resulted in a parallel demand for rags which was soon outstripping the supply.

    Ex: Some school libraries are becoming involved in life-long learning but local government and public libraries must take responsibility for provisions for this.
    * dar abasto = cope.
    * dar abasto con = cope with.
    * mercado de abastos = public market.

    * * *
    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo que tienen they can't cope with all the work they have
    abastos mpl basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)
    * * *

    abasto sustantivo masculino

    no dar abasto: no dan abasto con el trabajo they can't cope with all the work

    b) ( provisiones) tb

    abastos sustantivo masculino plural

    basic provisions (pl) ( esp foodstuffs)
    abasto m (usu pl) abastos, provisions pl, supplies pl; mercado de abastos, wholesale food market
    ♦ Locuciones: familiar no dar abasto, not to be able to have a rest o not to be able to cope: en Navidades las bodegas no dan abasto, the wine shops can't cope at Christmas
    ' abasto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    English:
    cope
    * * *
    abasto nm
    1. [provisión, suministro] supply
    2. Ven [tienda] grocer's (shop), grocery store
    3. Comp
    no dar abasto to be unable to cope;
    no da abasto con tanto trabajo she can't cope with so much work
    * * *
    m
    :
    no dan abasto (con) they can’t cope (with)
    * * *
    abasto nm
    : supply, supplying
    no da abasto: there isn't enough for all

    Spanish-English dictionary > abasto

  • 20 abeja obrera

    f.
    worker bee, honeybee, worker honey bee.
    * * *
    worker bee
    * * *
    (n.) = worker bee
    Ex. Queen bees use mind control to keep young workers in line by secreting a scent that prevents worker bees from learning, according to new research.
    * * *
    (n.) = worker bee

    Ex: Queen bees use mind control to keep young workers in line by secreting a scent that prevents worker bees from learning, according to new research.

    * * *
    worker bee

    Spanish-English dictionary > abeja obrera

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