Translation: from spanish

bandying about

  • 1 alabador

    adj.
    1 praising, laudatory, praiseful.
    2 adulatory.
    m.
    1 applauder, commender.
    2 praiser, lauder.
    3 adulator.
    * * *
    * * *
    = laudatory, fawning.
    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    Ex. Over the past two days, the fawning American media has provided rave reviews of John McCain's visit to France.
    * * *
    = laudatory, fawning.

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.

    Ex: Over the past two days, the fawning American media has provided rave reviews of John McCain's visit to France.

    * * *
    eulogistic, approving

    Spanish-English dictionary > alabador

  • 2 descuidado

    adj.
    1 careless, forgetful, reckless, carefree.
    2 neglected, forsaken, deserted, abandoned.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: descuidar.
    * * *
    1→ link=descuidar descuidar
    1 (negligente) careless, negligent
    2 (desaseado) slovenly, untidy, neglected
    3 (desprevenido) unprepared
    * * *
    (f. - descuidada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [persona] (=despreocupado) careless; (=olvidadizo) forgetful; (=desprevenido) unprepared; (=tranquilo) easy in one's mind

    coger o pillar a algn descuidado — to catch sb off his guard

    puedes estar descuidado — you needn't worry, you can relax

    2) (=desaliñado) [aspecto] untidy, slovenly; [habitación] untidy, messy
    3) (=abandonado) neglected
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( negligente) careless
    b) [estar] ( desatendido) neglected
    * * *
    = run-down, sloppy [sloppier -comp., sloppiest -sup.], careless, messy [messier -comp., messiest -sup.], rough and tumble, neglected, scruffy [scruffier -comp., scuffiest -sup.], unattended, unkempt, abandoned, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], be remiss, thoughtless.
    Ex. In order to overcome the limitations of legal advice centres a number of lawyers in the early seventies began to set up law centres in run-down inner-city areas.
    Ex. Even the best abstractors and indexers may be subject to sloppy practices and grammatical indiscretions from time to time.
    Ex. They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
    Ex. The author discusses current attempts to organize electronic information objects in a world that is messy, volatile and uncontrolled.
    Ex. Gloucester has been a rough and tumble fishing community and seaport since the 1600's.
    Ex. The work of the Belgian internationalist and documentalist, Paul Otlet (1868-1944) forms an important and neglected part of the history of information.
    Ex. The article 'Surprise: Scruffy Students Now Don Glad Rags for Class' reports that high school students throughout the country are dressing up these days and that what is chic varies from region to region.
    Ex. He was hired to bring the library up to speed after a period of 2 years when it had been unattended by a librarian.
    Ex. Modern tourists lack a classical training, and most of them are bewildered by such unkempt ruins as those that are found in Rome.
    Ex. It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex. Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex. Yet readers would be remiss to rely solely on any single source for handling such sensitive and critical situations.
    Ex. Frivolous or thoughtless spending can eat up your income and hence your future savings.
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    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) [ser] ( negligente) careless
    b) [estar] ( desatendido) neglected
    * * *
    = run-down, sloppy [sloppier -comp., sloppiest -sup.], careless, messy [messier -comp., messiest -sup.], rough and tumble, neglected, scruffy [scruffier -comp., scuffiest -sup.], unattended, unkempt, abandoned, dingy [dingier -comp., dingiest -sup.], be remiss, thoughtless.

    Ex: In order to overcome the limitations of legal advice centres a number of lawyers in the early seventies began to set up law centres in run-down inner-city areas.

    Ex: Even the best abstractors and indexers may be subject to sloppy practices and grammatical indiscretions from time to time.
    Ex: They will spend time trying to ascribe reasons to the variations whereas the true facts are that the citer was simply sloppy and careless.
    Ex: The author discusses current attempts to organize electronic information objects in a world that is messy, volatile and uncontrolled.
    Ex: Gloucester has been a rough and tumble fishing community and seaport since the 1600's.
    Ex: The work of the Belgian internationalist and documentalist, Paul Otlet (1868-1944) forms an important and neglected part of the history of information.
    Ex: The article 'Surprise: Scruffy Students Now Don Glad Rags for Class' reports that high school students throughout the country are dressing up these days and that what is chic varies from region to region.
    Ex: He was hired to bring the library up to speed after a period of 2 years when it had been unattended by a librarian.
    Ex: Modern tourists lack a classical training, and most of them are bewildered by such unkempt ruins as those that are found in Rome.
    Ex: It tells the story of a young detective who stumbles across a stash of jewel thieves hiding out in an abandoned house.
    Ex: Shortly after he began as director, he moved the library from a dingy Carnegie mausoleum to a downtown department store that had become vacant.
    Ex: Yet readers would be remiss to rely solely on any single source for handling such sensitive and critical situations.
    Ex: Frivolous or thoughtless spending can eat up your income and hence your future savings.
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.

    * * *
    1 [ SER] (negligente) careless
    es muy descuidado al escribir he writes very carelessly o sloppily
    es muy descuidado, yo que tú no se lo prestaría he's very careless with things, if I were you I wouldn't lend him it
    es muy descuidada en su forma de vestir she's very sloppy about o slapdash about o slovenly in the way she dresses
    2 [ ESTAR] (desatendido) neglected
    el jardín está muy descuidado the garden is very neglected o overgrown
    tiene la casa muy descuidada he hasn't been looking after the house, his house is a mess ( colloq), his house is in a real state ( BrE colloq)
    al hijo lo tienen muy descuidado they neglect their son terribly
    los edificios son impresionantes, es una pena que estén tan descuidados the buildings are impressive, it's just a shame that they're so neglected o run-down
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    Del verbo descuidar: ( conjugate descuidar)

    descuidado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    descuidado    
    descuidar
    descuidado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) [ser] ( negligente) careless;

    ( en el vestir) sloppy
    b) [estar] ( desatendido) neglected

    descuidar ( conjugate descuidar) verbo transitivonegocio/jardín to neglect
    verbo intransitivo:
    descuide, yo me ocuparé de eso don't worry, I'll see to that

    descuidarse verbo pronominal
    a) (no prestar atención, distraerse):


    si te descuidas, te roban if you don't watch out, they'll rob you;
    como te descuides, te van a quitar el puesto if you don't look out, they'll take your job from you

    descuidado,-a adjetivo
    1 (poco aseado) untidy, neglected
    2 (poco cuidadoso) careless, negligent
    3 (desprevenido) off one's guard
    descuidar verbo transitivo to neglect, overlook
    ♦ Locuciones: descuida, don't worry
    ' descuidado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejada
    - dejado
    - descuidada
    - descuidarse
    - abandonado
    - despreocupado
    English:
    careless
    - neglected
    - neglectful
    - negligent
    - slack
    - slapdash
    - sloppy
    - slovenly
    - unkempt
    - untidy
    - grow
    - messy
    - straggly
    - untended
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    descuidado, -a adj
    1. [desaseado] [persona, aspecto] untidy;
    arréglate un poco, no vayas tan descuidado tidy yourself up a bit, don't be so slovenly
    2. [abandonado] [jardín, casa] neglected;
    [habitación] untidy; [barrio, ciudad] run-down;
    un paraje bellísimo, pero muy descuidado a lovely spot, but very poorly looked after
    3. [negligente] careless;
    es muy descuidado con sus cosas he's very careless with his things
    4. [distraído]
    estaba descuidado he wasn't paying attention
    * * *
    adj careless
    * * *
    descuidado, -da adj
    1) : neglectful, careless
    2) : neglected, unkempt
    * * *
    1. (poco cuidadoso) careless
    2. (desatentido) neglected

    Spanish-English dictionary > descuidado

  • 3 elogiador

    adj.
    laudatory, eulogitic.
    m.
    eulogist, encomiast, praiser.
    * * *
    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    * * *

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.

    Spanish-English dictionary > elogiador

  • 4 encomiador

    adj.
    praising, laudatory.
    m.
    1 one who praises.
    2 praiser, extoller.
    * * *
    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    * * *

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.

    Spanish-English dictionary > encomiador

  • 5 encomiástico

    adj.
    eulogistic, laudatory, encomiastic, encomiastical.
    * * *
    1 laudatory, eulogistic
    * * *
    = complimentary, laudatory, panegyrical.
    Ex. While there are varieties of citations, and not all are necessarily complimentary, a citation indicates some influence of one author upon another.
    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    Ex. This collection of thirteen contributions covers formal panegyrics and works which are panegyrical in content written by Greek panegyrists.
    * * *
    = complimentary, laudatory, panegyrical.

    Ex: While there are varieties of citations, and not all are necessarily complimentary, a citation indicates some influence of one author upon another.

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    Ex: This collection of thirteen contributions covers formal panegyrics and works which are panegyrical in content written by Greek panegyrists.

    * * *
    eulogistic, laudatory ( frml)
    * * *
    encomiástico, -a adj
    Formal laudatory, eulogistic

    Spanish-English dictionary > encomiástico

  • 6 halagador

    adj.
    flattering, eulogistic, complimentary, coaxing.
    * * *
    1 flattering
    * * *
    halagador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=adulador) [retrato, opinión] flattering
    2) (=agradable) [propuesta] pleasing, gratifying
    2.
    SM / F (=persona) flatterer
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo flattering
    * * *
    = flattering, laudatory, fawning.
    Ex. There have, at the same time, been very few accounts of users' reactions to the reference interview, and those are not too flattering to the profession.
    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    Ex. Over the past two days, the fawning American media has provided rave reviews of John McCain's visit to France.
    ----
    * poco halagador = unflattering.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo flattering
    * * *
    = flattering, laudatory, fawning.

    Ex: There have, at the same time, been very few accounts of users' reactions to the reference interview, and those are not too flattering to the profession.

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication ( laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    Ex: Over the past two days, the fawning American media has provided rave reviews of John McCain's visit to France.
    * poco halagador = unflattering.

    * * *
    ‹palabras/comentario› flattering
    eres muy halagador pero no me vas a convencer I'm very flattered but I'm afraid you won't persuade me
    * * *

    halagador
    ◊ - dora adjetivo

    flattering
    halagador,-ora adjetivo flattering

    ' halagador' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    halagadora
    English:
    unflattering
    - flattering
    * * *
    halagador, -ora
    adj
    1. [alabador]
    palabras halagadoras words of praise
    2. [adulador] flattering
    nm,f
    [adulador] flatterer
    * * *
    adj flattering
    * * *
    halagador, - dora adj
    : flattering
    : flatterer

    Spanish-English dictionary > halagador

  • 7 modo

    m.
    1 way (manera, forma).
    ¿has visto el modo en que o el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking
    a modo de as, by way of
    al modo de in the style of
    de ese modo in that way
    de ningún modo in no way
    de todos modos in any case, anyway
    de un modo u otro one way or another
    en cierto modo in some ways
    modo de empleo instructions for use
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?
    2 mood (grammar).
    modo adverbial adverbial phrase
    3 mode, brand, manner, way.
    4 grammar mood, mood.
    * * *
    1 way, manner
    1 manners
    \
    a modo de as a, like a
    de todos modos anyhow, at any rate
    en cierto modo in a way
    modo de empleo instructions plural
    modo de ser character
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) way, manner
    2) mode
    3) mood
    - de modo que
    - de todos modos
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=manera) way, manner frm

    ¿no hay otro modo de hacerlo? — isn't there another way of doing it?

    a mi modo de pensar o ver — in my view, the way I see it

    see MANERA, FORMA, MODO
    2) [locuciones]

    a mi/tu modo — (in) my/your (own) way

    a modo de — as

    a modo de ejemplo/respuesta — by way of example/reply

    en cierto modo — in a way, to a certain extent

    de cualquier modo — [antes de verbo] anyway, in any case; (=después de verbo) anyhow

    de cualquier modo, ahora tenemos que irnos — we have to go now anyway o in any case

    hazlo de cualquier modo — do it anyway you like, do it anyhow, do it any old how *

    de modo + adj

    eso nos afectará de modo directo — this will have a direct effect on us, this will affect us directly

    de ese modo — [antes de verbo] (in) this way; [después de verbo] like that

    grosso modo — broadly speaking

    esa fue, grosso modo, la contestación que nos dio — broadly speaking, that was the answer he gave us

    de mal modo — rudely

    del mismo o de igual modo — in the same way

    todos van vestidos del mismo o de igual modo — they are all dressed the same o in the same way

    de ningún modo o en modo alguno, no quiero de ningún modo o en modo alguno implicarla en esto — I don't want to involve her in this in any way

    ¡de ningún modo! — certainly not!, no way! *

    de todos modos — anyway, all the same, in any case

    aunque no me dejes, me iré de todos modos — even if you don't let me, I'll go anyway o all the same o in any case

    aunque lo esperaba, de todos modos me sorprendió — even though I was expecting it, I was still surprised

    3)

    de modo que[antes de verbo] so; [después de verbo] so that

    ¡de modo que eras tú el que llamaba! — so it was you that was calling!

    4) Esp frm (=moderación) moderation
    5) LAm

    ¡ni modo! — (=de ninguna manera) no way *, not a chance *; (=no hay otra alternativa) what else can I/you etc do?

    si no me quieres, ni modo — if you don't love me, what else can I do?

    6) pl modos (=modales) manners

    buenos modos — good manners

    malos modos — bad manners

    7) (Ling) [del verbo] mood

    de modomanner antes de s

    8) (Inform) mode
    9) (Mús) mode

    modo mayor/menor — major/minor mode

    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.
    Ex. During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.
    Ex. In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex. The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex. Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    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. City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex. It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
    ----
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * 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.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml)

    a mi modo de ver — to my way of thinking, in my opinion

    modo de empleo — instructions for use, directions

    me lo pidió de muy mal modo — (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely

    a mi/tu/su modo — (in) my/your/his (own) way

    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho; a modo de introducción by way of introduction; de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway; ( sin cuidado) anyhow; del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that); de modo que ( así que) so; ( para que) (+ subj) so that; ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?; de modo que se vean desde aquí so that they can be seen from here; de ningún modo no way; de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept; de todos modos anyway, anyhow; en cierto modo in a way; ni modo (AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? - no, ni modo did they get in? - no, no way (colloq); traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good; ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am (colloq); ni modo que te quedes aquí — there's no way you're staying here (colloq)

    2) modos masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl)

    con buenos/malos modos — politely/rudely o impolitely

    3) (Ling) mood
    4) (Mús) mode
    * * *
    = approach [approaches, -pl.], avenue, guise, means, mode, way, manner, fashion.

    Ex: During the last twenty years the variety of approaches to the organisation of knowledge has proliferated with the introduction of computer-based methods.

    Ex: In the attempt to match the above criteria, there are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: In various guises, the basic concepts have found application in the design of a number of special classification schemes.
    Ex: The easiest means of illustrating some of the foregoing points is to introduce in outline some special classification schemes.
    Ex: Various modes of operation are possible for such a journal, and the precise operation will depend upon the type of information being conveyed.
    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: City planning is a body of techniques and theories for co-ordinative decision-making which tries to distribute the community's resources in a manner which will best achieve the community's specific goals, whatever they may be = El urbanismo es un conjunto de técnicas y teorías para la toma coordinada de decisiones que intenta distribuir los recursos de la comunidad de tal forma que se consigan mejor los objetivos específicos de ésta, sean cuales sean.
    Ex: It was on the tip of his tongue to say: 'Must you speak to me in this uncivilized fashion?' But he discreetly forbore.
    * actuar de otro modo = do + otherwise.
    * actuar de un modo despiadado = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo diferente = strike out on + a different path.
    * actuar de un modo implacable = play + hardball.
    * actuar de un modo independiente = go it alone.
    * actuar de un modo intransigente = play + hardball.
    * adverbio de modo = adverb of mode.
    * a groso modo = crudely.
    * a grosso modo = roughly, rough draft.
    * al actuar de este modo = by so doing, in so doing, by doing so.
    * al modo de = a la.
    * a mi modo de ver = in my books.
    * 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.
    * analizar de un modo imparcial = take + a cool look at.
    * andar de un modo pausado = stroll + at a leisurely pace.
    * artículo a modo de réplica = rebuttal article.
    * así como... de igual modo... = just as... so....
    * avecinarse de un modo amenazador = loom + large on the horizon.
    * buscar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * como un modo de = as a way of.
    * conocer de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * crecer de modo exhuberante = grow + rampant.
    * de algún modo = in any way [in anyway], somehow, after a fashion, in some form, some way.
    * de algún modo + Adjetivo = otherwise + Adjetivo.
    * de algún modo u otro = of some sort.
    * decir Algo de un modo colérico = flame out.
    * decir de un modo enfadado = spit out.
    * de cualquier modo = however, either way.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de ese modo = in doing so, in this,, thereby.
    * de este modo = by so doing, by this means, in so doing, in this fashion, in this manner, thereby, this way, thus, this way round, in this way, by doing so, in these ways, this is how, in doing so.
    * definir de un modo predeterminado e inamovible = hardwire [hard wire].
    * de igual modo = alike, equally, in like fashion, in like vein.
    * de igual modo que = just as, just as well... as..., along the lines of, on the lines (of).
    * del mejor modo posible = to the best of + Posesivo + ability.
    * del mismo modo = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token.
    * del mismo modo que = as, in the form that, in the same way (as), in the same way that, just as, in the same manner (as), along the lines, after the fashion of, similar to, in common with.
    * del otro modo = the other way (a)round.
    * de modo + Adjetivo = on a + Adjetivo + basis.
    * de modo agresivo = aggressively.
    * de modo alarmante = alarmingly.
    * de modo alternativo = alternatively.
    * de modo altivo = superciliously, haughtily.
    * de modo apreciable = to an appreciable extent.
    * de modo caprichoso = capriciously.
    * de modo censurable = reprehensibly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de modo competitivo = competitively.
    * de modo complementario = complimentarily.
    * de modo conjunto con = in partnership with.
    * de modo considerable = to a considerable extent.
    * de modo convincente = cogently, unconvincingly.
    * de modo decisivo = decisively.
    * de modo desastroso = disastrously.
    * de modo desconcertante = bewilderingly.
    * de modo divertido = funnily.
    * de modo egoísta = selfishly.
    * de modo errático = erratically.
    * de modo especulativo = speculatively.
    * de modo estructurado = in a structured fashion.
    * de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
    * de modo gracioso = funnily.
    * de modo gratuito = on a complimentary basis.
    * de modo heurístico = heuristically.
    * de modo humorístico = in a humorous vein.
    * de modo imaginativo = imaginatively.
    * de modo inconfundible = unmistakably.
    * de modo individual = on a case-by-case basis.
    * de modo inequívoco = unambiguously.
    * de modo inesperado = like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * de modo informal = informally.
    * de modo ininterrumpido = in an unbroken line.
    * de modo insinuante = suggestively.
    * de modo irregular = erratically.
    * de modo irritante = annoyingly.
    * de modo pesimista = gloomily.
    * de modo poco imaginativo = unimaginatively.
    * de modo provocativo = suggestively.
    * de modo que = so.
    * de modo que + poder + oír = within earshot of.
    * de modo raro = funnily.
    * de modo recíproco = reciprocally.
    * de modo reprobatorio = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * de modos diversos = variously.
    * de modos extraños = funnily.
    * de modo sorprendente = shockingly.
    * de modo tal que = so much so that.
    * demostrar de un modo contundente = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * de ningún modo = by no means, in no way, on no account, in no sense, by any means, not at all, under no/any circumstances, in any shape or form, for the life of me, not on any account, by no stretch of the imagination.
    * de nuevos modos = in new ways.
    * de otro modo = conversely.
    * de qué modo = by what means.
    * de tal modo que = in such a way that, so.
    * de tal modo que raya en lo ridículo = ridiculously.
    * de tal modo que + Subjuntivo = in such a way as to + Infinitivo.
    * de todos modos = at any rate.
    * de un mod discreto = unobtrusively.
    * de un modo = in a fashion.
    * de un modo absorto = absently.
    * de un modo aburrido y pesado = tediously.
    * de un modo acalorado = hotly.
    * de un modo adecuado = appropriately, fitly.
    * de un modo + Adjetivo = in + Adjetivo + fashion, in + Adjetivo + measure, in a + Adjetivo + manner, in + Adjetivo + manner, on a + Adjetivo + scale, to a + Adjetivo + degree, in a + Adjetivo + vein.
    * de un modo afirmativo = affirmatively.
    * de un modo ahorrativo = thriftily.
    * de un modo aleatorio = at random.
    * de un modo anafórico = anaphorically.
    * de un modo anárquico = anarchically.
    * de un modo anodino = prosaically.
    * de un modo antieconómico = wastefully.
    * de un modo apropiado = fitly, appropriately.
    * de un modo aprovechado = opportunistically.
    * de un modo atractivo = appealingly.
    * de un modo auténtico = authentically.
    * de un modo barato = inexpensively, thriftily.
    * de un modo bochornoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo cansado = wearily.
    * de un modo caro = expensively + Participio.
    * de un modo casual = in a by-the-way fashion.
    * de un modo chirriante = jarringly.
    * de un modo chocante = jarringly.
    * de un modo compacto = compactly.
    * de un modo concluyente = positively.
    * de un modo conservador = conservatively.
    * de un modo constante = on an ongoing basis.
    * de un modo constructivo = constructively.
    * de un modo convincente = convincingly, forcibly.
    * de un modo coordinado = synergistically.
    * de un modo crítico = critically.
    * de un modo decepcionante = disappointedly.
    * de un modo desconcertado = disconcertedly.
    * de un modo descontrolado = uncontrollably.
    * de un modo desenfadado = playfully.
    * de un modo deshonesto = dishonestly.
    * de un modo desordenado = higgledy-piggledy.
    * de un modo devastador = devastatingly.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * de un modo discreto = quietly.
    * de un modo disonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo económico = economically, thriftily.
    * de un modo elegante = elegantly.
    * de un modo encantador = charmingly.
    * de un modo engorroso = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo equivalente = equivalently.
    * de un modo espectacular = spectacularly.
    * de un modo estrafalario = freakishly.
    * de un modo exhaustivo = comprehensively, in depth, exhaustively.
    * de un modo extraño = freakishly.
    * de un modo fiable = reliably.
    * de un modo flexible = flexibly.
    * de un modo fortuito = haphazardly.
    * de un modo fraudulento = fraudulently.
    * de un modo gradual = incrementally.
    * de un modo habitual = as a matter of routine.
    * de un modo heterogéneo = heterogeneously [heterogenously].
    * de un modo holístico = holistically.
    * de un modo imparcial = impartially.
    * de un modo impreciso = fuzzily.
    * de un modo impresionante = impressively.
    * de un modo impulsivo = impulsively.
    * de un modo incidental = incidentally.
    * de un modo incómodo = awkwardly, cumbrously.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * de un modo incompleto = incompletely.
    * de un modo inconsistente = vagrantly.
    * de un modo incorrecto = inaccurately.
    * de un modo indiferente = regardless.
    * de un modo inductivo = inductively.
    * de un modo innovador = innovatively.
    * de un modo insolente = defiantly.
    * de un modo insulso = prosaically.
    * de un modo inteligente = intelligently.
    * de un modo interesante = interestingly.
    * de un modo intermitente = in bursts.
    * de un modo lógico = logically.
    * de un modo malsonante = jarringly.
    * de un modo matemático = mathematically.
    * de un modo mecánico = mechanically.
    * de un modo meditabundo = pensively.
    * de un modo molesto = annoyingly.
    * de un modo moralista = sanctimoniously.
    * de un modo muy general = crudely.
    * de un modo muy interesante = most interestingly + Verbo.
    * de un modo nervioso = nervously.
    * de un modo nítido = cleanly.
    * de un modo o de otro = either way.
    * de un modo oportunista = opportunistically.
    * de un modo opresivo = oppressively.
    * de un modo óptico = optically.
    * de un modo optimista = optimistically.
    * de un modo pasivo = passively.
    * de un modo penetrante = piercingly.
    * de un modo pensativo = pensively.
    * de un modo poco constructivo = unconstructively.
    * de un modo poco económico = wastefully.
    * de un modo poco natural = unnaturally.
    * de un modo positivo = positively, constructively.
    * de un modo práctico = practically.
    * de un modo provocador = defiantly.
    * de un modo provocativo = defiantly.
    * de un modo que causa confusión = confusingly.
    * de un modo racional = rationally.
    * de un modo rápido = rapidly, overnight, at short notice.
    * de un modo rapsódico = rhapsodically.
    * de un modo raro = freakishly.
    * de un modo regional = regionally.
    * de un modo regular = on a regular basis, on an ongoing basis, on a continuing basis.
    * de un modo relacionado = connectibly.
    * de un modo remunerado = gainfully.
    * de un modo retribuido = gainfully.
    * de un modo secuencial = step by step.
    * de un modo seguro = securely.
    * de un modo similar = in a similar vein.
    * de un modo simplista = simplistically.
    * de un modo sistemático = systematically.
    * de un modo susceptible = sensitively.
    * de un modo tautológico = tautologically.
    * de un modo temporal = on a temporary basis.
    * de un modo tosco = crudely.
    * de un modo trágico = tragically.
    * de un modo tranquilizador = soothingly, reassuringly.
    * de un modo transparente = seamlessly.
    * de un modo u otro = somehow, some way.
    * de un modo vergonzoso = shamefully.
    * de un modo voluntario = voluntarily.
    * de un nuevo modo = in a new way.
    * dicho de otro modo = in other words, said differently.
    * distribuir de un modo escalonado = lay out in + stages.
    * distribuir de un modo planificado = zone.
    * el mejor modo de = the best way of.
    * el modo como = the way in which.
    * el modo de = the way in which.
    * el modo de + Infinitivo = the way to go about + Gerundio.
    * en cierto modo = to some extent, after a fashion, to a certain extent, in a manner of speaking, so to speak, to some degree.
    * en cierto modo + Verbo = sort of + Verbo.
    * encontrar el modo de = find + way of/to.
    * encontrar el modo de paliar un problema = find + way (a)round + problem.
    * encontrar el modo de regresar = find + Posesivo + way back.
    * encontrar su propio modo de actuar = find + Posesivo + own way.
    * en metálico y de otro modo = in cash and in kind.
    * en modo alguno = by no means.
    * estimar a grosso modo = guesstimate.
    * estudiar el modo de = explore + ways in which, explore + ways and means of.
    * examinar el modo de = examine + way.
    * extenderse a modo de abanico = fan out.
    * flujo de datos de un modo intermitente = bursty traffic.
    * frase a modo de título = title-like phrase.
    * funcionar de un modo autónomo = operate under + an autonomous hand.
    * hablar del mismo modo = talk + alike.
    * hacer esto y aquello de un modo relajado = mess about, pootle, piddle around.
    * indizar de modo KWIC = KWIC.
    * información a modo de ejemplo = sample data.
    * ingeniarse el modo de = dream up + ways to.
    * modo de actuar = arrangement, course of action, practice, rationale.
    * modo de ahorro de energía = power save mode.
    * modo de andar = gait.
    * modo de aprendizaje = learning style.
    * modo de comportamiento = mode of behaviour, way of conduct.
    * modo de comunicación = communication pathway.
    * modo de conducta = mode of conduct, way of conduct.
    * modo de conseguir Algo = lever.
    * modo de expresión = way of expression, mode of expression.
    * modo de hacer preguntas = questioning behaviour.
    * modo de introducción de datos = input mode.
    * modo de pensar = thinking, way of thinking, mindset [mind-set], mode of thought, mode of thinking.
    * modo de presentación visual = display device.
    * modo de resaltar = spotlight.
    * modo de vida = way of life.
    * modo de vida tradicional = folklife.
    * modo no interactivo = non-interactive mode.
    * no haber modo de = there + be + no means of.
    * no hay modo de que = for the life of me.
    * o de algún otro modo = or otherwise.
    * pensar del mismo modo = think + alike.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * pero no hubo modo = but no dice.
    * por decirlo de algún modo = in a manner of speaking, so to speak.
    * por el modo = by the way.
    * preparar de un modo rápido = throw together.
    * recordar de un modo rápido = sweep back to.
    * saber de algún modo = know + on some grounds.
    * ser en cierto modo un + Nombre = be something of a + Nombre.
    * surgir de un modo confuso = grow + like Topsy.
    * tratar de igual modo = treat as + equal.
    * usando el tiempo de un modo eficaz = time efficient [time-efficient].
    * usar de un modo descuidado = bandy (about/around).
    * usar de un modo despreocupado = bandy (about/around).
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.

    * * *
    A
    1 (manera, forma) way, manner ( frml)
    éste no es modo de hacer las cosas this is no way of going about things
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that
    hay que hacerlo del siguiente modo it has to be done in the following manner
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion
    ¿qué modo de hablarle a tu abuela es ése? that's no way to speak to your grandmother
    [ S ] modo de empleo instructions for use, directions
    me lo pidió de muy mal modo ( AmL); she asked me (for it) very rudely o in a very rude way
    2 ( en locs):
    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way
    hazlo a tu modo do it (in) your (own) way
    le gusta hacer las cosas a su modo he likes to do things his (own) way
    a modo de: se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho
    a modo de introducción by way of introduction
    de cualquier modo (de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway; (sin cuidado) anyhow, any which way ( AmE colloq), any old how ( BrE colloq)
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that)
    de modo que (así que) (+ indic) so;
    (para que) (+ subj) so that
    lo hiciste porque quisiste, de modo que ahora no te quejes you did it because you wanted to, so don't complain now
    ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they?
    colócalos de modo que se vean desde aquí arrange them so that they can be seen from here
    yo no puedo aceptarlo, de ningún modo there is no way I can accept it
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow
    no creo que lo pueda lograr, de todos modos volveré a intentarlo I don't think I can do it, but I'll have another try anyway o anyhow
    en cierto modo in a way
    ni modo ( AmL exc CS fam): ¿pudieron entrar? — no, ni modo, las entradas se habían acabado did they get in? — no, no way o not a chance, it was sold out ( colloq)
    traté de persuadirlo para que fuera pero ni modo I tried to persuade him to go but it was no good
    ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am ( colloq)
    ni modo que ( AmL exc CS): tienes que regresar a tu casa, ni modo que te quedes aquí you have to go home, there's no way you're staying here ( colloq)
    B modos mpl (modales) manners (pl)
    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    C ( Ling) mood
    el modo indicativo/subjuntivo the indicative/subjunctive mood
    D ( Mús) mode
    Compuesto:
    modo mayor/menor
    major/minor mode
    E ( Inf) mode
    Compuesto:
    sleep mode
    * * *

     

    modo sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (manera, forma) way, manner (frml);


    del siguiente modo in the following manner;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion;
    no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    su modo de ser the way he is;

    ( on signs) modo de empleo instructions for use, directions;

    b) ( en locs)

    a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way;

    de cualquier modo ( de todas formas) ( indep) in any case, anyway;

    ( sin cuidado) anyhow;
    del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that);


    ( para que) so that;

    de ningún modo puedo aceptar there's no way I can accept;
    de todos modos anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ni modo (AmL exc CS fam) no way;
    traté de persuadirlo pero ni modo I tried to persuade him but it was no good;
    ni modo que te quedes aquí there's no way you're staying here (colloq)
    2
    modos sustantivo masculino plural ( modales) manners (pl);

    con buenos/malos modos politely/rudely o impolitely
    modo sustantivo masculino
    1 (forma de hacer) way, manner: habla de un modo extraño, he speaks in a strange way
    2 Ling mode: modo imperativo, imperative mood 3 modos, manners: ¡no vengas aquí con esos malos modos!, don't come around here with those bad manners!
    ' modo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - así
    - camino
    - cante
    - canto
    - carácter
    - censurar
    - cocina
    - como quiera
    - comoquiera
    - con
    - conforme
    - de
    - dicha
    - dicho
    - empleo
    - en
    - estilo
    - forma
    - ir
    - gustar
    - habla
    - igualmente
    - inciso
    - indicativa
    - indicativo
    - mirada
    - olla
    - parcial
    - pensión
    - poner
    - proceder
    - radical
    - reconocer
    - replicar
    - risa
    - según
    - sentada
    - sic
    - sistema
    - tal
    - temeraria
    - temerario
    - temperamento
    - tono
    - tres
    - uso
    - ver
    - vía
    - vida
    English:
    abrupt
    - alike
    - allowance
    - aloud
    - anyhow
    - as
    - at
    - captivate
    - casually
    - deliriously
    - depressingly
    - direction
    - dramatically
    - educationally
    - fashion
    - funnily
    - gloomily
    - haphazardly
    - harmlessly
    - illegibly
    - impressively
    - inadequately
    - incompletely
    - incomprehensibly
    - inconclusively
    - inconveniently
    - instruction
    - keenly
    - kind
    - loophole
    - love
    - maddeningly
    - manner
    - mode
    - modus operandi
    - mood
    - mother
    - nowhere
    - observe
    - offhandedly
    - originally
    - ostentatious
    - other
    - outrageous
    - pass round
    - plausibly
    - quizzical
    - ravishingly
    - reassuringly
    - reciprocally
    * * *
    nm
    1. [manera, forma] way;
    no encuentro el modo de dejar el tabaco whatever I do, I just can't seem to give up smoking;
    ése no es modo de comportarse that's no way to behave;
    ¿has visto el modo en que o [m5] el modo como te mira? have you seen how o the way he's looking at you?;
    esta vez lo haremos a mi modo this time we'll do it my way;
    al modo de in the style of, after the fashion of;
    a modo de as, by way of;
    a mi modo de ver the way I see it;
    de algún modo somehow;
    se le cayó el botón porque lo cosió de cualquier modo the button fell off because he sewed it on carelessly o any old how;
    hazlo de cualquier modo do it however you like;
    no te preocupes, de cualquier modo no pensaba ir don't worry, I wasn't going to go anyway;
    de ese/este modo that/this way;
    del mismo modo similarly, in the same way;
    lo hice del mismo modo que ayer/tú I did it the same way as yesterday/you;
    lo organizaron de modo que acabara antes de las diez they organized it so (that) it finished before ten;
    ¿de modo que no te gusta? so, you don't like it (then)?;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno deberíamos dejarle salir under no circumstances should we let her out;
    de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno quise ofenderte I in no way intended to offend you;
    ¿te he molestado? – de ningún modo o [m5] en modo alguno did I annoy you? – not at all o by no means;
    ¿quieres que lo invitemos? – ¡de ningún modo! shall we invite him? – no way o certainly not!;
    de otro modo [si no] otherwise;
    de tal modo (que) [tanto] so much (that);
    de todos modos in any case, anyway;
    de todos modos seguiremos en contacto in any case, we'll keep in touch;
    de todos modos, ¿qué es eso que decías de un viaje? anyway, what's that you were saying about going away?;
    de un modo u otro one way or another;
    dicho de otro modo in other words, put another way;
    en cierto modo in a way;
    ¡qué modo de hacer las cosas! that's no way to do things!
    Ling modo de articulación manner of articulation;
    modo de empleo instructions for use;
    modo de pensar way of thinking;
    a mi modo de pensar to my way of thinking;
    modo de ser: [m5] tiene un modo de ser muy agradable she has a very pleasant nature;
    no me gusta su modo de ser I don't like the way he is;
    modo de vida way of life, lifestyle
    2.
    modos [modales] manners;
    buenos/malos modos good/bad manners;
    me contestó de buenos/malos modos she answered politely/rudely
    3. Gram mood;
    modo indicativo/subjuntivo indicative/subjunctive mood;
    en modo indicativo in the indicative (mood)
    4. Informát mode
    modo de edición edit mode;
    modo gráfico graphic mode;
    modo de inserción insert mode
    5. Mús mode
    ni modo loc adv
    Am salvo RP [de ninguna manera] no way, not a chance;
    ¿llegaremos a tiempo? – ni modo will we get there on time? – no way o not a chance;
    ni modo pues there's nothing we can do about it, then
    * * *
    m
    1 way;
    a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking;
    dicho de otro modo to put it another way;
    de este modo like this;
    modo de ser personality
    2 GRAM mood
    3 MÚS mode
    4
    :
    modos pl manners;
    5
    :
    de modo que so that;
    de ningún modo not at all;
    de otro modo otherwise;
    de tal modo que so much that;
    de cualquier modo anyway, anyhow;
    en cierto modo in a way o sense
    * * *
    modo nm
    1) manera: way, manner, mode
    de un modo u otro: one way or another
    a mi modo de ver: to my way of thinking
    2) : mood (in grammar)
    3) : mode (in music)
    4)
    a modo de : by way of, in the manner of, like
    a modo de ejemplo: by way of example
    5)
    de cualquier modo : in any case, anyway
    6)
    de modo que : so, in such a way that
    7)
    de todos modos : in any case, anyway
    8)
    en cierto modo : in a way, to a certain extent
    * * *
    modo n way

    Spanish-English dictionary > modo

  • 8 uso

    m.
    1 use.
    hacer uso de to make use of, to use; (utilizar) to exercise (de prerrogativa, derecho)
    fuera de uso out of use, obsolete
    tener el uso de la palabra to have the floor
    uso de razón power of reason
    2 custom (costumbre).
    al uso fashionable
    al uso andaluz in the Andalusian style
    3 usage (linguistics).
    4 wear and tear (desgaste).
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: usar.
    * * *
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) use
    2) wear
    3) custom, usage
    * * *
    SF ABR Esp
    = Unión Sindical Obrera
    * * *
    a) (de producto, medicamento) use; (de máquina, material) use

    métodos de uso extendido en... — methods widely used in...

    de uso externo — (Farm) for external use only

    b) (de idioma, expresión) use

    una expresión sancionada por el uso — (frml) an expression that has gained acceptance through usage

    c) (de facultad, derecho)

    hacer uso de la palabra — (frml) to speak

    hacer uso y abuso de algo — ( de privilegio) to abuse something

    2) ( de prenda)
    3) (utilidad, aplicación) use
    4) ( usanza) custom
    * * *
    = deployment, disposition, exercise, take-up, usage, use, utilisation [utilization, -USA], utility, consumption, employment, uptake, wear, delivery.
    Ex. In the context of this report any such policy would have to accept that speedy response to current problems requires the deployment of resources in favour of innovative information-driven programmes.
    Ex. The process provides an effective means of controlling such serials until a final decision has been made regarding their disposition.
    Ex. A poorly structured scheme requires the exercise of a good deal of initiative on the part of the indexer in order to overcome or avoid the poor structure.
    Ex. One of the reasons for the relatively slow take-up of microcomputers in libraries in the Philippines is the problem caused by the multitude of languages used in the island group.
    Ex. Changes in usage of terms over time can also present problems = Los cambios en el uso de los términos con el transcurso del tiempo también pueden presentar problemas.
    Ex. Systematic mnemonics is the use of the same notation for a given topic wherever that topic occurs.
    Ex. On occasions it is necessary to adopt an order or arrangement which leads to the efficient utilisation of space.
    Ex. Situations where subdivisions might have had some utility are served by the co-ordination of index terms at the search stage.
    Ex. The screen display formats required by cataloguing staff may be not at all suitable for public consumption.
    Ex. Through the employment of such implicitly derogatory terminology librarians virtually give themselves licence to disregard or downgrade the value of certain materials.
    Ex. The project is investigating the factors which promote or inhibit the uptake of computers in primary schools.
    Ex. When in use moulds were subject to severe wear which resulted in noticeable deterioration of the surface.
    Ex. Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.
    ----
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * aparato para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * aumento del uso = increased use.
    * bloque funcional para uso internacional = international use block.
    * bloque funcional para uso nacional = national use block.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * condiciones de uso = terms of use.
    * condiciones legales de uso = legal boilerplate.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * cubrir un uso = address + use.
    * cuchillo de un solo uso = disposable knife.
    * dar buen uso a Algo = put to + good use.
    * dar un uso = put to + purpose.
    * dar uso = put to + use.
    * dar uso a = make + use of.
    * de doble uso = dual-use.
    * de muchos usos = all-purpose.
    * de pago según el uso = on a pay a you use basis, on a pay as you go basis.
    * de poco uso = low-use.
    * desde el punto de vista del uso = in terms of use.
    * desgaste por el uso = wear and tear.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * de un solo uso = disposable, single-use.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * de uso cutáneo = use + topically.
    * de uso externo = for external use only.
    * de uso flexible = hop-on/hop-off.
    * de uso frecuente = frequently-used.
    * de uso general = general-use.
    * de uso interno = in-house [inhouse].
    * de uso múltiple = all-purpose.
    * de uso público = publicly available.
    * de uso tópico = use + topically.
    * encuesta sobre el uso del tiempo = time-use survey.
    * en pleno uso de + Posesivo + facultades físicas y mentales = of (a) sound mind, of (a) sound and disposing mind and memory, mentally fit, physically and mentally fit.
    * en pleno uso de + Posesivo + razón = mentally fit.
    * en uso = in use.
    * estadísticas de uso = usage statistics, use statistics.
    * estudio de uso = use study.
    * facilidad de uso = usability, user-friendliness, ease of use.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * frecuencia de uso = usage rate.
    * gastado por el uso = worn-out.
    * hábito de uso = usage pattern, use pattern.
    * hábito de uso, patrón de uso = usage pattern.
    * hacer buen uso de Algo = put to + good use.
    * hacer el mejor uso de = make + the best of.
    * hacer uso = put to + use.
    * hacer uso de = make + use of, draw on/upon, leverage, patronise [patronize, -USA], tap into, deploy.
    * hacer uso de influencias = pull + strings.
    * hacer uso de recursos = tap into + resources.
    * hacer uso de un conocimiento = draw on/upon + knowledge.
    * hacer uso personal = make + personal use.
    * haciendo uso de = by recourse to.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * herramienta para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * impuesto sobre artículos de uso y consumo = excise tax.
    * incremento del uso = increased use.
    * índice de uso = performance measure, output measure.
    * instrucciones de uso = use instruction.
    * licencia de uso = licence agreement.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mediante el uso de los recursos = resource-based.
    * método de evaluación de un edificio en uso = post-occupancy evaluation method.
    * multiuso = multi-functional, multi-use [multiuse].
    * normas de uso = user policy.
    * ordenadores de uso público = PAWS (Public access workstations).
    * pago según el uso = pay-per-view, pay-for-use.
    * páguese por el uso hecho = pay-as-you-go.
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * para posteriores usos = for subsequent use.
    * para su posterior uso = for subsequent use.
    * para su uso posterior = for subsequent use.
    * para todo uso = all-purpose.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * para uso del profesional = professional-use.
    * para uso industrial = heavy-duty.
    * para uso personal = for personal use.
    * para usos posteriores = for subsequent use.
    * plato de un solo uso = disposable plate.
    * poner en uso = bring into + use, take in + use.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * recurrir al uso de = resort to + the use of.
    * rentabilizar el uso = maximise + use.
    * ser de mucho uso = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * ser de un solo uso = be a one-trip pony.
    * ser de uso general = be in general use, be generally available.
    * servilleta de un solo uso = disposable napkin.
    * sistema de facturación por uso = cost billing system.
    * sistema en uso = operational system.
    * sustancia de uso reglamentado = controlled substance.
    * sustancia de uso regulado = controlled substance.
    * tenedor de un solo uso = disposable fork.
    * uso a distancia = remote use.
    * uso compartido = sharing.
    * uso compartido de la información = information sharing.
    * uso compartido de mesas de trabajo = hot desking.
    * uso compartido de recursos = resource sharing, time-sharing [timesharing].
    * uso de instrumentos = instrumentation.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.
    * uso de la letra cursiva = italicisation [italicization, -USA].
    * uso de las mayúsculas = capitalisation [capitalization, -USA].
    * uso de la tierra = land use.
    * uso de sustancias = substance use.
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * uso diario = everyday use.
    * uso doméstico = domestic use.
    * uso excesivo = prodigality, overuse.
    * uso excesivo de = greed for.
    * uso inadecuado = misuse, mistreatment.
    * uso indebido = misuse.
    * uso normal = normal usage.
    * uso óptimo de los recursos = value for money.
    * uso personal = personal use.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * uso razonable = fair dealing, fair use.
    * uso remoto = remote use.
    * usos y costumbres = customs and habits.
    * usos y gratificaciones = uses and gratifications.
    * uso tópico = for external use only.
    * usuario que hace mucho uso del préstamo = heavy borrower.
    * usuario que hace poco uso del préstamo = light borrower.
    * usuario que hace uso del préstamo = borrower.
    * * *
    a) (de producto, medicamento) use; (de máquina, material) use

    métodos de uso extendido en... — methods widely used in...

    de uso externo — (Farm) for external use only

    b) (de idioma, expresión) use

    una expresión sancionada por el uso — (frml) an expression that has gained acceptance through usage

    c) (de facultad, derecho)

    hacer uso de la palabra — (frml) to speak

    hacer uso y abuso de algo — ( de privilegio) to abuse something

    2) ( de prenda)
    3) (utilidad, aplicación) use
    4) ( usanza) custom
    * * *
    = deployment, disposition, exercise, take-up, usage, use, utilisation [utilization, -USA], utility, consumption, employment, uptake, wear, delivery.

    Ex: In the context of this report any such policy would have to accept that speedy response to current problems requires the deployment of resources in favour of innovative information-driven programmes.

    Ex: The process provides an effective means of controlling such serials until a final decision has been made regarding their disposition.
    Ex: A poorly structured scheme requires the exercise of a good deal of initiative on the part of the indexer in order to overcome or avoid the poor structure.
    Ex: One of the reasons for the relatively slow take-up of microcomputers in libraries in the Philippines is the problem caused by the multitude of languages used in the island group.
    Ex: Changes in usage of terms over time can also present problems = Los cambios en el uso de los términos con el transcurso del tiempo también pueden presentar problemas.
    Ex: Systematic mnemonics is the use of the same notation for a given topic wherever that topic occurs.
    Ex: On occasions it is necessary to adopt an order or arrangement which leads to the efficient utilisation of space.
    Ex: Situations where subdivisions might have had some utility are served by the co-ordination of index terms at the search stage.
    Ex: The screen display formats required by cataloguing staff may be not at all suitable for public consumption.
    Ex: Through the employment of such implicitly derogatory terminology librarians virtually give themselves licence to disregard or downgrade the value of certain materials.
    Ex: The project is investigating the factors which promote or inhibit the uptake of computers in primary schools.
    Ex: When in use moulds were subject to severe wear which resulted in noticeable deterioration of the surface.
    Ex: Entry of number '21' reverses the present delivery status.
    * alfabetización en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * aparato para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * aumento del uso = increased use.
    * bloque funcional para uso internacional = international use block.
    * bloque funcional para uso nacional = national use block.
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * condiciones de uso = terms of use.
    * condiciones legales de uso = legal boilerplate.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * conocimientos básicos sobre el uso de las bibliotecas = library skills.
    * cubrir un uso = address + use.
    * cuchillo de un solo uso = disposable knife.
    * dar buen uso a Algo = put to + good use.
    * dar un uso = put to + purpose.
    * dar uso = put to + use.
    * dar uso a = make + use of.
    * de doble uso = dual-use.
    * de muchos usos = all-purpose.
    * de pago según el uso = on a pay a you use basis, on a pay as you go basis.
    * de poco uso = low-use.
    * desde el punto de vista del uso = in terms of use.
    * desgaste por el uso = wear and tear.
    * destrezas relacionadas con el uso de la información = information skills.
    * de un solo uso = disposable, single-use.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * de uso cutáneo = use + topically.
    * de uso externo = for external use only.
    * de uso flexible = hop-on/hop-off.
    * de uso frecuente = frequently-used.
    * de uso general = general-use.
    * de uso interno = in-house [inhouse].
    * de uso múltiple = all-purpose.
    * de uso público = publicly available.
    * de uso tópico = use + topically.
    * encuesta sobre el uso del tiempo = time-use survey.
    * en pleno uso de + Posesivo + facultades físicas y mentales = of (a) sound mind, of (a) sound and disposing mind and memory, mentally fit, physically and mentally fit.
    * en pleno uso de + Posesivo + razón = mentally fit.
    * en uso = in use.
    * estadísticas de uso = usage statistics, use statistics.
    * estudio de uso = use study.
    * facilidad de uso = usability, user-friendliness, ease of use.
    * formación en el uso de la biblioteca = library literacy.
    * frecuencia de uso = usage rate.
    * gastado por el uso = worn-out.
    * hábito de uso = usage pattern, use pattern.
    * hábito de uso, patrón de uso = usage pattern.
    * hacer buen uso de Algo = put to + good use.
    * hacer el mejor uso de = make + the best of.
    * hacer uso = put to + use.
    * hacer uso de = make + use of, draw on/upon, leverage, patronise [patronize, -USA], tap into, deploy.
    * hacer uso de influencias = pull + strings.
    * hacer uso de recursos = tap into + resources.
    * hacer uso de un conocimiento = draw on/upon + knowledge.
    * hacer uso personal = make + personal use.
    * haciendo uso de = by recourse to.
    * herramienta de uso de Internet = Internet appliance.
    * herramienta para el uso de la información = information appliance.
    * impuesto sobre artículos de uso y consumo = excise tax.
    * incremento del uso = increased use.
    * índice de uso = performance measure, output measure.
    * instrucciones de uso = use instruction.
    * licencia de uso = licence agreement.
    * mal uso = misuse, mishandling.
    * mediante el uso de los recursos = resource-based.
    * método de evaluación de un edificio en uso = post-occupancy evaluation method.
    * multiuso = multi-functional, multi-use [multiuse].
    * normas de uso = user policy.
    * ordenadores de uso público = PAWS (Public access workstations).
    * pago según el uso = pay-per-view, pay-for-use.
    * páguese por el uso hecho = pay-as-you-go.
    * para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * para posteriores usos = for subsequent use.
    * para su posterior uso = for subsequent use.
    * para su uso posterior = for subsequent use.
    * para todo uso = all-purpose.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * para uso del profesional = professional-use.
    * para uso industrial = heavy-duty.
    * para uso personal = for personal use.
    * para usos posteriores = for subsequent use.
    * plato de un solo uso = disposable plate.
    * poner en uso = bring into + use, take in + use.
    * proteger Algo para evitar su uso indebido por los niños = childproof.
    * recurrir al uso de = resort to + the use of.
    * rentabilizar el uso = maximise + use.
    * ser de mucho uso = take + Nombre + a long way.
    * ser de un solo uso = be a one-trip pony.
    * ser de uso general = be in general use, be generally available.
    * servilleta de un solo uso = disposable napkin.
    * sistema de facturación por uso = cost billing system.
    * sistema en uso = operational system.
    * sustancia de uso reglamentado = controlled substance.
    * sustancia de uso regulado = controlled substance.
    * tenedor de un solo uso = disposable fork.
    * uso a distancia = remote use.
    * uso compartido = sharing.
    * uso compartido de la información = information sharing.
    * uso compartido de mesas de trabajo = hot desking.
    * uso compartido de recursos = resource sharing, time-sharing [timesharing].
    * uso de instrumentos = instrumentation.
    * uso de la biblioteca = library use, library usage.
    * uso de la colección = stock use.
    * uso de la letra cursiva = italicisation [italicization, -USA].
    * uso de las mayúsculas = capitalisation [capitalization, -USA].
    * uso de la tierra = land use.
    * uso de sustancias = substance use.
    * uso de un modo descuidado = bandying about.
    * uso diario = everyday use.
    * uso doméstico = domestic use.
    * uso excesivo = prodigality, overuse.
    * uso excesivo de = greed for.
    * uso inadecuado = misuse, mistreatment.
    * uso indebido = misuse.
    * uso normal = normal usage.
    * uso óptimo de los recursos = value for money.
    * uso personal = personal use.
    * uso público en la propia biblioteca = in-library use.
    * uso razonable = fair dealing, fair use.
    * uso remoto = remote use.
    * usos y costumbres = customs and habits.
    * usos y gratificaciones = uses and gratifications.
    * uso tópico = for external use only.
    * usuario que hace mucho uso del préstamo = heavy borrower.
    * usuario que hace poco uso del préstamo = light borrower.
    * usuario que hace uso del préstamo = borrower.

    * * *
    /ˈuso/
    (en Esp) = Unión Sindical Obrera
    * * *

     

    Del verbo usar: ( conjugate usar)

    uso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    usó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    usar    
    uso
    usar ( conjugate usar) verbo transitivo

    ¿qué champú usas? what shampoo do you use?;

    uso algo/a algn de or como algo to use sth/sb as sth
    b) ( llevar) ‹alhajas/ropa/perfume to wear;


    usarse verbo pronominal (en 3a pers) (esp AmL) ( estar de moda) [color/ropa] to be in fashion, to be popular;

    uso sustantivo masculino
    a) (de producto, medicamento, máquina) use;


    hacer uso de algo to use sth
    b) (de facultad, derecho):


    hacer uso de un derecho to exercise a right;
    desde que tengo uso de razón ever since I can remember;
    hacer uso de la palabra (frml) to speak
    c) ( de prenda):


    los zapatos ceden con el uso shoes give with wear
    usar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (hacer uso, emplear) to use: no uses mi maquinilla, don't use my razor
    siempre usa el mismo método, she uses always the same method
    2 (llevar ropa, perfume, etc) to wear
    II vi (utilizar) to use
    uso sustantivo masculino
    1 use
    (aplicación) se compró el ordenador, pero no le da ningún uso, he bought the computer, but he never makes use of it
    (modo de aplicación) instrucciones de uso, instructions for use
    uso externo/tópico, external/local application
    2 (costumbre) custom
    ' uso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    billón
    - cada
    - casarse
    - como
    - crema
    - cuchara
    - destartalar
    - destino
    - deterioro
    - doméstica
    - doméstico
    - escayola
    - espantosa
    - espantoso
    - estar
    - extendida
    - extendido
    - externa
    - externo
    - gasto
    - lindeza
    - misma
    - mismo
    - mortal
    - muerta
    - muerto
    - parecer
    - permitirse
    - poder
    - prerrogativa
    - pues
    - pura
    - puro
    - que
    - rozar
    - rozarse
    - sala
    - si
    - tal
    - tópica
    - tópico
    - universal
    - usar
    - utensilio
    - vaya
    - ver
    - verdadera
    - verdadero
    - vulgarización
    - vulgarizar
    English:
    abuse
    - afford
    - agree
    - antiallergenic
    - balloon
    - bed
    - blind
    - cease
    - continue
    - current
    - disposable
    - do
    - dog-eared
    - enjoy
    - ever
    - exclusively
    - feel
    - floor
    - fluoride
    - for
    - fuck
    - good
    - have
    - hear of
    - herself
    - himself
    - indeed
    - intend
    - internal
    - it
    - itself
    - just
    - lend
    - lie
    - listen
    - literally
    - misuse
    - myself
    - never
    - next
    - nice
    - not
    - oneself
    - only
    - ourselves
    - practice
    - practise
    - public
    - quite
    - ridesharing
    * * *
    USO ['uso] nf (abrev de Unión Sindical Obrera)
    = centre-right Spanish union
    * * *
    f abr (= Unión Sindical Obrera) Spanish trade union
    * * *
    uso nm
    1) empleo, utilización: use
    de uso personal: for personal use
    hacer uso de: to make use of
    2) : wear
    uso y desgaste: wear and tear
    3) usanza: custom, usage, habit
    al uso de: in the manner of, in the style of
    * * *
    uso n
    2. (ropa, etc) wearing

    Spanish-English dictionary > uso

  • 9 uso de un modo descuidado

    Ex. Most statements about electronic communication (laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.
    * * *

    Ex: Most statements about electronic communication (laudatory and critical) tend toward generalizaton and the bandying about of vast numbers rather than being evaluative or descriptive.

    Spanish-English dictionary > uso de un modo descuidado

  • 10 About

    About

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > About

  • 11 4º (cuarto)

    (n.) = 4th (fourth)
    Ex. It describes the project, which aimed to introduce all 4th graders to artists and writers at the library, as to enable them to create slogans and posters about books and reading which were then judged and exhibited.

    Spanish-English dictionary > 4º (cuarto)

  • 12 5 (cinco)

    Ex. In recent years, Earnscliffe's revenues have grown about 5 percent per year.
    ----
    * 1/5 (un quinto, una quinta parte) = one-fifth [one fifth].
    * 5º (quinto) = 5th (fifth).

    Spanish-English dictionary > 5 (cinco)

  • 13 ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación)

    Ex. A librarian made the announcement that he had in mind that the Library of Congress and about 13 other ARL (Association of Research Libraries) libraries do all of the cataloging for the country.

    Spanish-English dictionary > ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación)

  • 14 Antártica, la

    = Antarctica, Antarctic, the.
    Ex. The Pacific Rim encompasses an enormous geographical area composed of all of the nations bordering the Pacific Ocean, east and west, from the Bering Straits to Antarctica.
    Ex. Books about the Antarctic and other expeditions are available for loan.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Antártica, la

  • 15 Antártico, el

    = Antarctic, the.
    Ex. Books about the Antarctic and other expeditions are available for loan.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Antártico, el

  • 16 Argentina

    f.
    1 Argentina, Argentine.
    2 silverweed, Potentilla anserina.
    * * *
    1 Argentina, the Argentine
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (tb: la Argentina) the Argentine, Argentina
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. The article 'Internet impressions from Argentina' describes the experiences of a US librarian teaching Argentinian journalists about the use of the Internet.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: The article 'Internet impressions from Argentina' describes the experiences of a US librarian teaching Argentinian journalists about the use of the Internet.

    * * *
    tb
    la Argentina Argentina, the Argentine ( dated)
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    Argentina    
    argentina
    Argentina sustantivo femenino: tb

    argentino,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino Argentinian

    ' Argentina' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    argentina
    - Chaco
    - cono
    - coya
    - el
    - Mercosur
    - pampa
    - separar
    English:
    Argentina
    * * *
    (la) Argentina Argentina
    * * *
    f Argentina

    Spanish-English dictionary > Argentina

  • 17 Asiria

    f.
    Assyria.
    * * *
    1 Assyria
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Assurbanipal, King of Assyria from about 668 to 626 BC, established the first true library.
    * * *

    Ex: Assurbanipal, King of Assyria from about 668 to 626 BC, established the first true library.

    * * *
    Assyria
    * * *
    Hist Assyria

    Spanish-English dictionary > Asiria

  • 18 Biblia

    f.
    Bible.
    * * *
    1 Bible
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    - es la Biblia en verso
    * * *
    femenino bible
    * * *
    ----
    * Biblia, la = Bible, the.
    * papel de biblia = Bible paper.
    * * *
    femenino bible
    * * *
    la Biblia
    = Bible, the

    Ex: A harmony is an arrangement of passages of the Bible on the same topic into parallel columns so that similarities and differences are readily compared.

    * Biblia, la = Bible, the.
    * papel de biblia = Bible paper.
    * * *
    bible
    la Biblia the Bible
    es la nueva biblia de los intelectuales peruanos it is the new bible for Peruvian intellectuals
    la biblia en verso ( fam): nos contó la biblia en verso she gave us a blow-by-blow account, she told us about it in minute detail
    pregúntale a él que se sabe la biblia en verso ask him, he knows about absolutely everything
    * * *

    Multiple Entries:
    Biblia    
    biblia
    biblia sustantivo femenino
    bible;

    Biblia sustantivo femenino Bible

    ' biblia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    Biblia
    English:
    according
    - Armageddon
    - Bible
    - Holy Bible
    - verse
    - holy
    - quote
    * * *
    biblia nf
    Bible;
    Fam
    la Biblia en verso: ser la Biblia en verso to be endless;
    me contó la Biblia en verso she told me a story that went on and on;
    vinieron mis tíos y primos, la Biblia en verso all my uncles and cousins came, the whole crowd turned up
    * * *
    f Bible
    * * *
    biblia nf
    1) : bible
    2)
    la Biblia : the Bible
    * * *
    Biblia n Bible

    Spanish-English dictionary > Biblia

  • 19 Biblioteca de Alejandría, la

    (n.) = Alexandria Library, the
    Ex. This article outlines the history of the Alexandria Library from its foundation by Ptolemy I in about 300 BC to its destruction by fire in 48 BC.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Biblioteca de Alejandría, la

  • 20 Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento

    Ex. Thus a Kommune Information Centre may well be one providing information about the local authority and should not be equated with 'community information centre'.
    * * *

    Ex: Thus a Kommune Information Centre may well be one providing information about the local authority and should not be equated with 'community information centre'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Centro de Información sobre el Ayuntamiento

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