Translation: from spanish

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  • 1 AGRICOLA

    m.
    Agricola, Gnaeus Julius Agricola.
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    1 agricultural, farming
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    adj.
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    ADJ agricultural, farming antes de s
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    adjetivo < técnicas> agricultural, farming (before n)
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    = AGRICOLA, agricultural, agrarian, farming.
    Ex. There are 3 comprehensive data bases with approximately the same scope in the agricultural sector: AGRICOLA, AGRIS, and CAB.
    Ex. These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
    Ex. This article discusses an analysis of Austrian films and their social assumptions as well as the conflict between agrarian and urban cultures in Austria and Germany, also the popular TV serial, and political and human questions.
    Ex. This paper discusses the farming techniques, transportation, and economics of the onion industry.
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    * asentamiento agrícola = agricultural settlement.
    * campamento de trabajadores agrícolas = farm labour camp.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * comercio agrícola = agribusiness.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * comunidad agrícola = farming community.
    * crédito agrícola = agricultural credit, farm credit, farm loan.
    * estación experimental agrícola = agricultural experiment station.
    * fabricante de maquinaria agrícola = farm equipment manufacturer.
    * finca agrícola = arable farm.
    * industria agrícola = agro-industry.
    * industria agrícola, la = agricultural industry, the.
    * jornalero agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * mercadillo agrícola semanal = farmers' market.
    * obrero agrícola = agricultural labourer.
    * peón agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * perito agrícola = agriculturist.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * préstamo agrícola = farm loan, farm credit, agricultural credit.
    * producción agrícola = agricultural production.
    * productividad agrícola = agricultural productivity.
    * producto agrícola = agricultural product.
    * productos agrícolas = agricultural produce.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * sector agrícola = agricultural sector.
    * trabajador agrícola = agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * vehículo agrícola = farm vehicle, agricultural vehicle.
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    adjetivo < técnicas> agricultural, farming (before n)
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    = AGRICOLA, agricultural, agrarian, farming.

    Ex: There are 3 comprehensive data bases with approximately the same scope in the agricultural sector: AGRICOLA, AGRIS, and CAB.

    Ex: These 'own resources' comprise agricultural and sugar levies, customs duties and a percentage of value added tax (VAT).
    Ex: This article discusses an analysis of Austrian films and their social assumptions as well as the conflict between agrarian and urban cultures in Austria and Germany, also the popular TV serial, and political and human questions.
    Ex: This paper discusses the farming techniques, transportation, and economics of the onion industry.
    * asentamiento agrícola = agricultural settlement.
    * campamento de trabajadores agrícolas = farm labour camp.
    * ciencias agrícolas = agricultural economics.
    * comercio agrícola = agribusiness.
    * Comité de las Organizaciones de Productores Agrícolas (COPA) = Committee of Agricultural Producer Organizations (COPA).
    * comunidad agrícola = farming community.
    * crédito agrícola = agricultural credit, farm credit, farm loan.
    * estación experimental agrícola = agricultural experiment station.
    * fabricante de maquinaria agrícola = farm equipment manufacturer.
    * finca agrícola = arable farm.
    * industria agrícola = agro-industry.
    * industria agrícola, la = agricultural industry, the.
    * jornalero agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * mercadillo agrícola semanal = farmers' market.
    * obrero agrícola = agricultural labourer.
    * peón agrícola = farm labourer, farm worker.
    * perito agrícola = agriculturist.
    * Política Agrícola Comunitaria (CAP) = Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).
    * préstamo agrícola = farm loan, farm credit, agricultural credit.
    * producción agrícola = agricultural production.
    * productividad agrícola = agricultural productivity.
    * producto agrícola = agricultural product.
    * productos agrícolas = agricultural produce.
    * Sección de Garantía del Asesoramiento Agrícola y del Fondo de Garantía Europ = Guarantee Section of the European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund (EAGGF).
    * sector agrícola = agricultural sector.
    * trabajador agrícola = agricultural labourer, farm labourer, farm worker.
    * vehículo agrícola = farm vehicle, agricultural vehicle.

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    ‹técnicas› agricultural, farming ( before n)
    maquinaria agrícola farm o agricultural machinery
    el mundo agrícola the farming o agricultural world, the world of farming o agriculture
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    agrícola adjetivo ‹ técnicas agricultural, farming ( before n)
    agrícola adjetivo agricultural
    ' agrícola' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    hacendada
    - hacendado
    - maquinaria
    - política
    - finca
    - huerta
    - plantación
    English:
    agricultural
    - farming
    - farm
    - laborer
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    [sector, política, producto] agricultural;
    región agrícola farming region
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    adj agricultural, farming atr
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    : agricultural
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    agrícola adj agricultural

    Spanish-English dictionary > AGRICOLA

  • 2 CAB3

    3 = CAB.
    Ex. There are 3 comprehensive data bases with approximately the same scope in the agricultural sector: AGRICOLA, AGRIS, and CAB.

    Spanish-English dictionary > CAB3

  • 3 Jordán, el

    = Jordan River, the.
    Ex. Judea and Samaria, located west of the Jordan River, with Jerusalem approximately in the center, are historical parts of the Land of Israel.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Jordán, el

  • 4 Judea y Samaria

    Ex. Judea and Samaria, located west of the Jordan River, with Jerusalem approximately in the center, are historical parts of the Land of Israel.
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    Ex: Judea and Samaria, located west of the Jordan River, with Jerusalem approximately in the center, are historical parts of the Land of Israel.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Judea y Samaria

  • 5 Mb (Megabyte)

    Ex. Approximately 4.75 inches in diameter, each disc is capable of storing more than 550 million characters (550 Mb) of information.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Mb (Megabyte)

  • 6 Senado

    m.
    senate.
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    1 senate
    2 figurado (reunión) assembly
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    noun m.
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    SM
    1) (Pol) senate
    2) (=reunión) assembly, gathering
    SENADO The Senado is the Upper Chamber of the Spanish Parliament. Approximately 80% of its 256 members acquire their seats in the general elections while the remaining 20% are nominated by each of the Autonomous Regions (Comunidades Autónomas). Like the Congreso de los Diputados, the term of office for the Senado is no longer than four years.
    See:
    ver nota culturelle CONGRESO DE LOS DIPUTADOS in congreso
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    masculino ( cámara alta) senate; ( edificio) senate, senate building o (AmE) house
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    * Senado, el = Senate, the.
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    masculino ( cámara alta) senate; ( edificio) senate, senate building o (AmE) house
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    el Senado
    = Senate, the

    Ex: The copyright law was tabled in the Senate in June 79 and the 2nd reading debate was adjourned to enable public comment.

    * Senado, el = Senate, the.
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    The upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales (↑ corte a1), and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.
    The Senado 's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados (↑ congreso a1) and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.
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    senado sustantivo masculino
    senate
    senado sustantivo masculino senate
    ' senado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cámara
    English:
    senate
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    senado nm
    1. [asamblea] senate
    2. [edificio] senate, US senate house
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    m senate
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    senado nm
    : senate
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    senado n senate

    Spanish-English dictionary > Senado

  • 7 Tierra de Israel, la

    = Land of Israel, the
    Ex. Judea and Samaria, located west of the Jordan River, with Jerusalem approximately in the center, are historical parts of the Land of Israel.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Tierra de Israel, la

  • 8 a medio plazo

    (adj.) = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm]
    Ex. One of the recommendations made by the group was to identify medium-term (five years) and longer-term needs for expanding the existing system.
    Ex. The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) is another volunteer organization; it meets regularly to discuss operational and near-term technical problems of the Internet.
    Ex. CD-ROM may be a transient technology being overtaken by multimedia and improved online services but in the medium term its applications will increase.
    Ex. A reduction of approximately 40% is to be expected in the mid-term.
    Ex. The mid-term weight loss is similar with both techniques.
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    (adj.) = medium-term, near-term, in the medium term, in the mid-term, mid-term [midterm]

    Ex: One of the recommendations made by the group was to identify medium-term (five years) and longer-term needs for expanding the existing system.

    Ex: The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) is another volunteer organization; it meets regularly to discuss operational and near-term technical problems of the Internet.
    Ex: CD-ROM may be a transient technology being overtaken by multimedia and improved online services but in the medium term its applications will increase.
    Ex: A reduction of approximately 40% is to be expected in the mid-term.
    Ex: The mid-term weight loss is similar with both techniques.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a medio plazo

  • 9 a ojo

    adv.
    approximately, by the lump.
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    (aproximadamente) at a rough guess 2 (a primera vista) at a glance
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    (adj.) = ocular
    Ex. Dictation, moreover, is inherently less accurate than ocular copying as a method of transcription.
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    (adj.) = ocular

    Ex: Dictation, moreover, is inherently less accurate than ocular copying as a method of transcription.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a ojo

  • 10 absentismo escolar

    m.
    school absenteeism, truancy, absenteeism.
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    (n.) = truancy
    Ex. A prime reason for an illiteracy level of approximately 25% in Jamaica is that schooling takes second place to family agricultural tasks; this situation encourages deliberate truancy.
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    (n.) = truancy

    Ex: A prime reason for an illiteracy level of approximately 25% in Jamaica is that schooling takes second place to family agricultural tasks; this situation encourages deliberate truancy.

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    truancy

    Spanish-English dictionary > absentismo escolar

  • 11 actividad fundamental

    Ex. Based on these core activities, we estimate an annual operating budget of approximately $3.2M.
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    Ex: Based on these core activities, we estimate an annual operating budget of approximately $3.2M.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actividad fundamental

  • 12 actividad principal

    Ex. Based on these core activities, we estimate an annual operating budget of approximately $3.2M.
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    Ex: Based on these core activities, we estimate an annual operating budget of approximately $3.2M.

    Spanish-English dictionary > actividad principal

  • 13 afeminado

    adj.
    1 effeminate, unmanly, womanish.
    2 ladylike, effeminate, womanish.
    m.
    effeminate man, effeminate, sissy.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: afeminar.
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    1→ link=afeminar afeminar
    1 effeminate
    1 effeminate man (familiarmente) sissy
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    1.
    2.
    SM effeminate man, poof *, fag (EEUU) **
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    - da adjetivo effeminate
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    = effeminate, queer, sissy, mollycoddle, camp, swishy [swishier -comp., swishiest -sup.].
    Ex. Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.
    Ex. Approximately 100 young adult novels with gay/lesbian/ queer content have been published since the first one appeared in 1969.
    Ex. Males who engage in more feminine activities may be considered ' sissies' and may often feel less accepted than females labeled as 'tomboys'.
    Ex. These are the words not of a mollycoddle or a sentimentalist, but of a veteran soldier nation.
    Ex. There is an obvious positive correlation between camp behaviour and homosexuality.
    Ex. So, people object to Bruno because he's just perpetuating a giant swishy stereotype.
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    - da adjetivo effeminate
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    = effeminate, queer, sissy, mollycoddle, camp, swishy [swishier -comp., swishiest -sup.].

    Ex: Male librarians believed the public's image of themselves to be more submissive, meek, nervous, effeminate, reserved, following, subdued and less approachable, athletic, and attractive than the undergraduate sample actually saw them.

    Ex: Approximately 100 young adult novels with gay/lesbian/ queer content have been published since the first one appeared in 1969.
    Ex: Males who engage in more feminine activities may be considered ' sissies' and may often feel less accepted than females labeled as 'tomboys'.
    Ex: These are the words not of a mollycoddle or a sentimentalist, but of a veteran soldier nation.
    Ex: There is an obvious positive correlation between camp behaviour and homosexuality.
    Ex: So, people object to Bruno because he's just perpetuating a giant swishy stereotype.

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    effeminate
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    Del verbo afeminar: ( conjugate afeminar)

    afeminado es:

    el participio

    afeminado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    effeminate
    afeminado,-a adjetivo effeminate

    ' afeminado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afeminada
    - amanerado
    English:
    camp
    - effeminate
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    afeminado, -a
    adj
    effeminate
    nm
    es un afeminado he's effeminate
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    I adj effeminate
    II m
    :
    es un afeminado he is very effeminate
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    afeminado, -da adj
    : effeminate

    Spanish-English dictionary > afeminado

  • 14 agrupar

    v.
    1 to group (together).
    Ricardo agrupa las flores rojas Richard groups red flowers.
    María agrupa a las chicas Mary groups the girls.
    2 to consolidate.
    El sufrimiento agrupa a las personas Suffering consolidates people.
    3 to join together, to herd together, to cluster together, to crowd together.
    Ricardo agrupa a los cadetes Richard joins the cadets together.
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    1 to group, put into groups
    1 to group together, form a group
    2 (asociarse) to associate
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    verb
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    1.
    VT (=reunir en grupo) to group, group together; [+ gente, datos etc] to gather, assemble; (=amontonar) to crowd together
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( formar grupos) to put... into groups, to group
    b) ( reunir) <organizaciones/partidos> to bring together
    2.
    agruparse v pron
    a) ( formar un grupo) niños/policías to gather; partidos to come together
    b) ( dividirse en grupos) to get into groups
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    = bring together, categorise [categorize, -USA], draw together, fall into, group, group together, merge, pull together, put together, stack, encapsulate, coalesce, lump together, juxtapose, stand + together, pool, band, shuffle together.
    Ex. For example, Recreation, previously dispersed over several main classes, is now brought together as a new main class, and Space Science has been added between Astronomy and the Earth Sciences.
    Ex. It is widely recognised that it is difficult and unhelpful to categorise fiction according to a subject classification = Es un hecho ampliamente reconocido la dificultad y la poca utilidad de clasificar la literatura narrativa de acuerdo con una clasificación por materias.
    Ex. The application of the classification schemes, once constructed, involves synthesis, or the drawing together of the single concepts which are listed in the scheme from their different facets, in order to specify compound subjects.
    Ex. References will also be necessary, and will fall into the same types as those identified for personal authors, that is, 'see', 'see also', and explanatory references.
    Ex. There are a number of types of abstracts which will be grouped under the term 'mini-abstracts'.
    Ex. Some schools favor subject arrangement, other group together everything by publisher, and others sort everything out according to a theme.
    Ex. During the construction of a thesaurus, the computer can be enlisted to sort, merge, edit and compare terms.
    Ex. This library decided to launch an attack on illiteracy by pulling together a variety of approaches to learning to read.
    Ex. The way in which this scheme is put together in book form often causes some confusion at first.
    Ex. Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex. The fundamental OOP technique is to encapsulate data with the operations/code that operate on that data into a single entity which is called an object.
    Ex. Mayo's conclusion was that 'the singling out of certain groups of employees for special attention had the effect of coalescing previously indifferent individuals into cohesive groups with a high degree of group ride or esprit-de-corps'.
    Ex. He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex. We might consider that the key term, the one on which the others depend and which will juxtapose the document most usefully with others of a like kind, is Home Office.
    Ex. For instance, in reproduction of Renoir's work under the subject IMPRESSIONISM, Renoir's works would not stand together in the catalog but be spread out according to their titles.
    Ex. The results of two studies of the way reference librarians work were pooled to provide an understanding of the important features necessary in software for computerized reference work.
    Ex. The author advises banding retention policies to focus on a few clear options.
    Ex. This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
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    * agrupar los términos sinónimos = merge + synonyms.
    * agrupar palabras que tienen la misma raíz = merge + word forms.
    * agruparse = band together, cluster, team, partner.
    * agruparse (con) = team up (with).
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( formar grupos) to put... into groups, to group
    b) ( reunir) <organizaciones/partidos> to bring together
    2.
    agruparse v pron
    a) ( formar un grupo) niños/policías to gather; partidos to come together
    b) ( dividirse en grupos) to get into groups
    * * *
    = bring together, categorise [categorize, -USA], draw together, fall into, group, group together, merge, pull together, put together, stack, encapsulate, coalesce, lump together, juxtapose, stand + together, pool, band, shuffle together.

    Ex: For example, Recreation, previously dispersed over several main classes, is now brought together as a new main class, and Space Science has been added between Astronomy and the Earth Sciences.

    Ex: It is widely recognised that it is difficult and unhelpful to categorise fiction according to a subject classification = Es un hecho ampliamente reconocido la dificultad y la poca utilidad de clasificar la literatura narrativa de acuerdo con una clasificación por materias.
    Ex: The application of the classification schemes, once constructed, involves synthesis, or the drawing together of the single concepts which are listed in the scheme from their different facets, in order to specify compound subjects.
    Ex: References will also be necessary, and will fall into the same types as those identified for personal authors, that is, 'see', 'see also', and explanatory references.
    Ex: There are a number of types of abstracts which will be grouped under the term 'mini-abstracts'.
    Ex: Some schools favor subject arrangement, other group together everything by publisher, and others sort everything out according to a theme.
    Ex: During the construction of a thesaurus, the computer can be enlisted to sort, merge, edit and compare terms.
    Ex: This library decided to launch an attack on illiteracy by pulling together a variety of approaches to learning to read.
    Ex: The way in which this scheme is put together in book form often causes some confusion at first.
    Ex: Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex: The fundamental OOP technique is to encapsulate data with the operations/code that operate on that data into a single entity which is called an object.
    Ex: Mayo's conclusion was that 'the singling out of certain groups of employees for special attention had the effect of coalescing previously indifferent individuals into cohesive groups with a high degree of group ride or esprit-de-corps'.
    Ex: He also lumps himself and librarians together as 'devoted and in some instances veteran pursuers, preservers, and disseminators of truth'.
    Ex: We might consider that the key term, the one on which the others depend and which will juxtapose the document most usefully with others of a like kind, is Home Office.
    Ex: For instance, in reproduction of Renoir's work under the subject IMPRESSIONISM, Renoir's works would not stand together in the catalog but be spread out according to their titles.
    Ex: The results of two studies of the way reference librarians work were pooled to provide an understanding of the important features necessary in software for computerized reference work.
    Ex: The author advises banding retention policies to focus on a few clear options.
    Ex: This volume is in fact three books shuffled together under one luscious cover, unfurling as a fantasia on technique that explores, among other things, Mau's riffs on modernism.
    * agrupar los términos sinónimos = merge + synonyms.
    * agrupar palabras que tienen la misma raíz = merge + word forms.
    * agruparse = band together, cluster, team, partner.
    * agruparse (con) = team up (with).

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    agrupar [A1 ]
    vt
    agruparon a los niños por edades they divided o put the children into groups according to their ages
    agrupa esos libros por autores group those books by author
    la coalición agrupa a siete partidos distintos the coalition is made up of seven different parties
    agrupó a varias organizaciones ecologistas it brought together several ecologist groups
    1 (formar un grupo) «niños/policías» to gather, form a group; «partidos» to come together, join forces
    2 (dividirse en grupos) to get into groups
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    agrupar ( conjugate agrupar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( formar grupos) to put … into groups, to group

    b) ( reunir) ‹organizaciones/partidos to bring together

    agruparse verbo pronominal
    a) ( formar un grupo) [niños/policías] to gather;

    [ partidos] to come together

    agrupar verbo transitivo to group
    ' agrupar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aunar
    English:
    bracket
    - group
    - lump
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    vt
    to group (together);
    la red agrupa a veinte emisoras locales the network brings together o is made up of twenty local radio stations;
    la guía agrupa toda la información disponible sobre el tema the guide brings together all the available information on the subject;
    una asociación que agrupa a más de 10.000 médicos an association of more than 10,000 doctors
    * * *
    v/t group, put into groups
    * * *
    : to group together
    * * *
    agrupar vb to put into groups [pt. & pp. put]

    Spanish-English dictionary > agrupar

  • 15 agua de colonia

    (eau de) cologne
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    Ex. Today, eau de cologne (or simply, cologne) means nothing more than a fragrance whose essential oil concentration is approximately 5%.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: Today, eau de cologne (or simply, cologne) means nothing more than a fragrance whose essential oil concentration is approximately 5%.

    * * *
    eau de cologne

    Spanish-English dictionary > agua de colonia

  • 16 al arrancar

    (n.) = at startup
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
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    (n.) = at startup

    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al arrancar

  • 17 al comenzar

    (n.) = at startup
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
    * * *
    (n.) = at startup

    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al comenzar

  • 18 al comienzo

    adv.
    at the beginning, incipiently, at first.
    * * *
    (n.) = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup
    Ex. The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
    Ex. However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
    * * *
    al comienzo(de)
    = at the start (of), in the early days (of), at the outbreak of, at the onset of, early in

    Ex: Two recent water-related disasters were described at the start of the workshop.

    Ex: The problems surrounding the neglect of concept coordination as it is to be found in the document were recognized in the early days of card-based postcoordinate indexes.
    Ex: At the outbreak of World War 1, there were about 5,000 private libraries in the occupied Polish territories.
    Ex: Student's experience with computers was minimal at the onset of the study.
    Ex: Couples are forced to make the decision between owner-occupation & council tenancy early in their marriages.

    (n.) = early on, at the outset, to start with, at startup

    Ex: The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.

    Ex: However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al comienzo

  • 19 al inicio

    (n.) = at startup
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
    * * *
    (n.) = at startup

    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al inicio

  • 20 al principio

    adv.
    in the beginning, at first, at the beginning, at the outset.
    * * *
    at first, at the beginning
    * * *
    (n.) = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup
    Ex. The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.
    Ex. However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    Ex. Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex. A unique feature of this book, then, is that the cases emphasize the kinds of problems recent graduates encounter in the early years of their careers.
    Ex. A relative index, as originally proposed by Melville Dewey, contains at least one entry for each subject in the scheme.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
    Ex. At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.
    * * *
    al principio(de)
    = at the beginning (of), at the dawn of, at the onset of, early in

    Ex: A summary at the beginning of a document serves to prepare the reader to proceed to the remainder of the text.

    Ex: At the dawn of this new century, we see the result of current scientific and technological advancement.
    Ex: Student's experience with computers was minimal at the onset of the study.
    Ex: Couples are forced to make the decision between owner-occupation & council tenancy early in their marriages.

    (n.) = at first, at the outset, early [earlier -comp., earliest -sup.], in the early years, originally, to start with, early on, at startup

    Ex: The style of recording instructions for references differs from that in Sears', and can at first seem strange, but instructions are clear.

    Ex: However, it should be stated at the outset that it is not the aim of this course to make you proficient in the use of the Colon Classification as a practical indexing language.
    Ex: Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex: A unique feature of this book, then, is that the cases emphasize the kinds of problems recent graduates encounter in the early years of their careers.
    Ex: A relative index, as originally proposed by Melville Dewey, contains at least one entry for each subject in the scheme.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: The concept of such a center remained nebulous at best, and we later learned that communication problems early on had muddied the message about what was really needed.
    Ex: At start-up, the Library plans to deacidify approximately 15 000 volumes per week.

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