Translation: from spanish

contrasting

  • 1 Golfo de Méjico, el

    = Gulf of Mexico, the
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Golfo de Méjico, el

  • 2 diferente

    adj.
    different.
    una casa diferente de o a la mía a house different from mine
    yo soy muy diferente de o a él I'm very different from him
    por diferentes razones for a variety of reasons, for various reasons
    adv.
    differently.
    se comportan muy diferente el uno del otro they behave very differently (from one another)
    * * *
    1 different
    es diferente de/a todos it's different to/from them all
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=distinto) different

    ser diferente de o a algn/algo — to be different to o from sb/sth

    mi enfoque es diferente del o al tuyo — my approach is different to o from yours

    eso me da igual, diferente sería que no me invitaran a la fiesta — I don't mind about that, it would be different if they didn't invite me to the party

    2)

    diferentes(=varios) various, several

    por aquí han pasado diferentes personalidadesvarious o several celebrities have been here

    * * *
    a) ( distinto) different

    ser diferente a or de alguien/algo — to be different from somebody/something

    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya — my family is different from o to yours

    b) (en pl, delante del n) <motivos/soluciones/maneras> various
    * * *
    = alternative, dissimilar, different, differing, distinct, diverse, variant, varying, unlike, unconnected, discrepant, contrasting, differential, various, disparate, non-identical.
    Ex. An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.
    Ex. It is the identification of similarities and differences, enabling one to group together things which are similar, and separate them from things which are dissimilar.
    Ex. A variable length field takes different lengths in different records.
    Ex. Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex. There are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex. Homographs are words which have the same spelling as each other but very diverse meanings.
    Ex. If the variant heading given in the reference heading area is identified as a variant to more than one uniform heading, area 3 may contain multiple uniform headings.
    Ex. A uniform title is the title by which a work that has appeared under varying titles is to be identified for cataloguing purposes.
    Ex. The relationship of these two types of technology to librarianship is not unlike that of radio to astronomy.
    Ex. To take some very common examples, many academic libraries will not answer any enquiries at all from people unconnected with the university.
    Ex. Male heavy and light readers are found to have value systems so discrepant as to constitute almost distinct subcultures.
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex. This illustrates the puzzle that differential policies pose for users.
    Ex. The records in a computer data bases are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex. It is the distinct syntactical relationships in these subjects which are responsible for their being two disparate topics.
    Ex. Based on the above considerations, medicinal ingredients containing the same active moiety are classified into identical or non-identical.
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    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * algo diferente de = something other than.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * anchos de diferentes tamaños = graded widths.
    * como diferente a = as distinct from.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de diferentes tonalidades de gris = grey scale [gray scale], grey scale [gray scale].
    * de forma diferente = differently shaped.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * diferente de = different to, other than.
    * diferentes ocasiones = at different times.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * entre diferentes edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * en un lugar diferente de = somewhere other than.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * habilidad en el manejo de diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
    * seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser de un tipo diferente = be different in kind.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * tener un concepto diferente sobre Algo = hold + different perspective on.
    * ver las cosas de diferente manera = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de una manera diferente = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.
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    a) ( distinto) different

    ser diferente a or de alguien/algo — to be different from somebody/something

    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya — my family is different from o to yours

    b) (en pl, delante del n) <motivos/soluciones/maneras> various
    * * *
    = alternative, dissimilar, different, differing, distinct, diverse, variant, varying, unlike, unconnected, discrepant, contrasting, differential, various, disparate, non-identical.

    Ex: An appreciation of alternative approaches is particularly important in this field where trends towards standardisation are the norm.

    Ex: It is the identification of similarities and differences, enabling one to group together things which are similar, and separate them from things which are dissimilar.
    Ex: A variable length field takes different lengths in different records.
    Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex: There are two fundamentally distinct avenues to the construction of the schedules of a classification scheme.
    Ex: Homographs are words which have the same spelling as each other but very diverse meanings.
    Ex: If the variant heading given in the reference heading area is identified as a variant to more than one uniform heading, area 3 may contain multiple uniform headings.
    Ex: A uniform title is the title by which a work that has appeared under varying titles is to be identified for cataloguing purposes.
    Ex: The relationship of these two types of technology to librarianship is not unlike that of radio to astronomy.
    Ex: To take some very common examples, many academic libraries will not answer any enquiries at all from people unconnected with the university.
    Ex: Male heavy and light readers are found to have value systems so discrepant as to constitute almost distinct subcultures.
    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex: This illustrates the puzzle that differential policies pose for users.
    Ex: The records in a computer data bases are structured in order to suit the information that is being stored for various applications.
    Ex: It is the distinct syntactical relationships in these subjects which are responsible for their being two disparate topics.
    Ex: Based on the above considerations, medicinal ingredients containing the same active moiety are classified into identical or non-identical.
    * a diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * algo diferente de = something other than.
    * algo muy diferente de = a far cry from.
    * anchos de diferentes tamaños = graded widths.
    * como diferente a = as distinct from.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * conocimiento de los diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * de diferente modo = differently.
    * de diferentes niveles = multi-tiered [multitiered], multi-tier [multitier].
    * de diferentes tonalidades de gris = grey scale [gray scale], grey scale [gray scale].
    * de forma diferente = differently shaped.
    * de un modo diferente = differentially.
    * diferente de = different to, other than.
    * diferentes ocasiones = at different times.
    * en diferente grado = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferente medida = differing, in varying measures.
    * en diferentes momentos = at various times, at different times.
    * en diferentes ocasiones = at different times, at various times.
    * entre diferentes edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * en un lugar diferente de = somewhere other than.
    * formación en diferentes tareas = cross-training [cross training], multiskilling [multi-skilling].
    * habilidad en el manejo de diferentes soportes = media competency.
    * muy diferente de = far different... from, in marked contrast to/with.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * pensar de un modo diferente = think out(side) + (of) the box.
    * que combina diferentes tipos de re = multi-source [multi source].
    * seguir líneas diferentes = be on different lines.
    * seguir un rumbo diferente = take + a different turn.
    * ser completamente diferente = be in a different league.
    * ser de un tipo diferente = be different in kind.
    * ser muy diferente de = be quite apart from.
    * ser un caso completamente diferente = be in a league of its own.
    * tener un concepto diferente sobre Algo = hold + different perspective on.
    * ver las cosas de diferente manera = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de diferente modo = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de una manera diferente = see + things differently.
    * ver las cosas de un modo diferente = see + things differently.

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    1 (distinto) different ser diferente A or DE algn/algo:
    mi familia es diferente a or de la tuya my family is different from o to yours
    su versión es diferente a or de la tuya her version is different from o to o ( AmE) than yours
    es un lugar diferente de todos los que he visitado hasta ahora it is unlike any other place I have visited so far
    2 (en pl, delante del n) ‹motivos/soluciones/maneras› various
    diferentes personas manifestaron esa misma opinión various (different) people expressed the same opinion
    existen diferentes enfoques del problema there are a variety o a number of (different) ways of looking at the problem, there are various (different) ways of looking at the problem
    nos hemos encontrado en diferentes ocasiones we've met several times o on several o on various occasions
    por diferentes razones for a variety o a number of reasons, for various reasons
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    diferente adjetivo

    ser diferente a or de algn/algo to be different from sb/sth
    b) (en pl, delante del n) ‹motivos/soluciones/maneras various;


    diferente
    I adjetivo different [de, from]
    II adverbio differently: ¿no crees que deberíamos atacar el problema de una forma diferente?, don't you think that we should approach the problem differently?
    ' diferente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discrepar
    - otra
    - otro
    - separada
    - separado
    - desigual
    - dispar
    - distinto
    - diverso
    English:
    differ
    - different
    - distinct
    - off-beat
    - unalike
    - unlike
    - alternative
    - dissimilar
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    adj
    1. [distinto] different (de o a from o to);
    una casa diferente de o [m5] a la mía a house different from mine;
    yo soy muy diferente de o [m5] a él I'm very different from him;
    fue una experiencia diferente it was something different
    2.
    diferentes [varios] various;
    se oyeron diferentes opiniones al respecto various opinions were voiced on the subject;
    por diferentes razones for a variety of reasons, for various reasons;
    ocurre en diferentes lugares del planeta it happens in various different places around the world
    adv
    differently;
    se comportan muy diferente el uno del otro they behave very differently (from one another)
    * * *
    adj different
    * * *
    distinto: different
    * * *
    diferente adj different

    Spanish-English dictionary > diferente

  • 3 opiniones diferentes

    Ex. The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.
    * * *

    Ex: The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > opiniones diferentes

  • 4 opiniones opuestas

    Ex. The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.
    * * *

    Ex: The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > opiniones opuestas

  • 5 opinión

    f.
    opinion, notion, conviction, belief.
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    1 (juicio) opinion, view
    en mi opinión in my opinion, in my view
    \
    cambiar de opinión to change one's mind
    la opinión pública public opinion
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF opinion, view

    ser de la opinión (de) que... — to be of the opinion that..., take the view that...

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    femenino opinion

    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? — what do you think of the program?

    * * *
    = claim, contention, feedback, judgement [judgment], regard, view, say, voice, perception.
    Ex. The final justification is to be found in the claim that SLIS provide a form of information education that is not provided elsewhere.
    Ex. The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex. The statements are framed one at a time, and feedback is available at each stage, hence the term 'interactive searching'.
    Ex. In my judgment, these changes will come about in one of two ways.
    Ex. Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex. There is an alternative method for the design of subject retrieval devices, and that is to build languages or schemes which depend upon some theoretical views about the nature and structure of knowledge.
    Ex. I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex. I am particularly interested in hearing from practicing music and digital librarians, those in industry, and those who have had experience with other evaluation programmes, though all voices are welcomed.
    Ex. Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
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    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * apoyar un opinión = support + contention.
    * artículo de opinión = discussion article, discussion paper, opinion article, feature article, opinion piece, op-ed.
    * atrincherado en las opiniones de Uno = set in + Posesivo + opinions.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * columna de opinión = op-ed.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * dar la opinión sobre = give + opinion on.
    * dar una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * de acuerdo con + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * discrepacia de opiniones = conflict of opinions.
    * divergencia de opinión = divergence of opinion.
    * división de opiniones = division of opinion, split decision, divided opinions.
    * documento de opinión = discussion document.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * en mi opinión = to my mind, in my opinion, to the best of my knowledge, in my view, to my knowledge, in my books.
    * en + Posesivo + opinión = to + Posesivo + mind.
    * escuchar la opinión de Alguien = hear + opinion.
    * es mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * expresar la opinión = volunteer + view.
    * expresar la opinión de uno = make + Posesivo + feelings known, put + viewpoint across.
    * expresar la opinión de uno sobre = give + Posesivo + thoughts on.
    * expresar opinión = express + view.
    * expresar opinión (sobre) = express + opinion (on).
    * expresar + Posesivo + opinión = find + Posesivo + (own) voice, find + voice, find + a voice.
    * expresar una opinión = voice + opinion.
    * expresar una opinión sobre = state + opinion on, venture + opinion on.
    * formarse una opinión = form + impression.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * haber división de opiniones = be split on, opinion + be divided.
    * haber división de opiniones entre los críticos = critics + be divided.
    * influir en la opinión pública = shape + public opinion, influence + public opinion.
    * intercambiar opiniones = exchange + views, share + opinions.
    * intercambio de opiniones sobre = exchange of opinion on.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * líder de opinión = opinion leader.
    * manipular la opinión = manipulate + opinion.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * moldear la opinión pública = mould + public opinion.
    * ofrecer una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * opinión consensuada = consensus of opinion.
    * opinión de la mayoría = majority opinion.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * opiniones diversas = mixed reactions, mixed reviews.
    * opiniones divididas = divided opinions.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opinión + estar dividida = opinion + be divided.
    * opinión general = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom.
    * opinión general, la = received wisdom, the.
    * opinión generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * opinión mayoritaria = majority opinion.
    * opinión personal = personal opinion.
    * opinión pública = outside-world, public opinion.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * opinión (sobre) = opinion (on).
    * pedir la opinión sobre = ask for + opinion on.
    * recabar la opinión = canvass + opinion.
    * recabar la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * recabar la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * recabar opiniones = solicit + input.
    * recabar opinión sobre = elicit + opinion on.
    * recabar + Posesivo + opinión = gauge + Posesivo + reaction.
    * recabar una opinión = solicit + opinion.
    * recibir opiniones diversas = receive + mixed reviews.
    * reservarse la opinión = reserve + judgement.
    * respaldar una opinión = buttress + claim, support + view.
    * según la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * según mi opinión = to the best of my knowledge.
    * según + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * ser de la opinión de que = be of the opinion that, be of the view that.
    * sondear la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * sondear la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * sondeo de opinión = opinion poll, Gallup poll, perceptions study, opinion polling.
    * sondeo de opinión por teléfono = telephone opinion poll.
    * sondeo de opinión pública = public opinion poll.
    * sondeo informal de opinión = straw poll.
    * sostener la opinión = argue.
    * sostener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener una opinión = take + viewpoint, hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener una opinión sobre = have + an opinion on.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.
    * * *
    femenino opinion

    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? — what do you think of the program?

    * * *
    opinión (sobre)

    Ex: A reputable supplier will readily provide names of former customers who may be contacted for their opinions on service, support and maintenance.

    = claim, contention, feedback, judgement [judgment], regard, view, say, voice, perception.

    Ex: The final justification is to be found in the claim that SLIS provide a form of information education that is not provided elsewhere.

    Ex: The main contentions are that it would serve both the long-term interests of authors and publishers and the interests of users of information.
    Ex: The statements are framed one at a time, and feedback is available at each stage, hence the term 'interactive searching'.
    Ex: In my judgment, these changes will come about in one of two ways.
    Ex: Their sheer institutional standing and regard have had a bearing upon the creation of a situation which is a good deal better than it might otherwise have been.
    Ex: There is an alternative method for the design of subject retrieval devices, and that is to build languages or schemes which depend upon some theoretical views about the nature and structure of knowledge.
    Ex: I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex: I am particularly interested in hearing from practicing music and digital librarians, those in industry, and those who have had experience with other evaluation programmes, though all voices are welcomed.
    Ex: Nevertheless, citation indexes do seek to link documents according to their content (or at least the perception of their content held by the author of the source work).
    * a la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
    * apoyar un opinión = support + contention.
    * artículo de opinión = discussion article, discussion paper, opinion article, feature article, opinion piece, op-ed.
    * atrincherado en las opiniones de Uno = set in + Posesivo + opinions.
    * cambiar de opinión = change + Posesivo + mind, change + feet, change + Posesivo + tune.
    * cambiar de opinión a mitad de camino = change + horses in midstream.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * columna de opinión = op-ed.
    * compartir la opinión de que = share + the view that.
    * dar la opinión sobre = give + opinion on.
    * dar una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * de acuerdo con + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * defender un opinión = support + view.
    * diferencia de opinión (sobre) = difference of opinion (on).
    * diferencias de opinión = shades of opinion.
    * discrepacia de opiniones = conflict of opinions.
    * divergencia de opinión = divergence of opinion.
    * división de opiniones = division of opinion, split decision, divided opinions.
    * documento de opinión = discussion document.
    * empresa dedicada a los sondeos de opinión = polling firm, polling agency.
    * en contra de la opinión general = contrary to popular belief.
    * en la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * en mi opinión = to my mind, in my opinion, to the best of my knowledge, in my view, to my knowledge, in my books.
    * en + Posesivo + opinión = to + Posesivo + mind.
    * escuchar la opinión de Alguien = hear + opinion.
    * es mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * expresar la opinión = volunteer + view.
    * expresar la opinión de uno = make + Posesivo + feelings known, put + viewpoint across.
    * expresar la opinión de uno sobre = give + Posesivo + thoughts on.
    * expresar opinión = express + view.
    * expresar opinión (sobre) = express + opinion (on).
    * expresar + Posesivo + opinión = find + Posesivo + (own) voice, find + voice, find + a voice.
    * expresar una opinión = voice + opinion.
    * expresar una opinión sobre = state + opinion on, venture + opinion on.
    * formarse una opinión = form + impression.
    * grupo de opinión = focus group.
    * haber división de opiniones = be split on, opinion + be divided.
    * haber división de opiniones entre los críticos = critics + be divided.
    * influir en la opinión pública = shape + public opinion, influence + public opinion.
    * intercambiar opiniones = exchange + views, share + opinions.
    * intercambio de opiniones sobre = exchange of opinion on.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * líder de opinión = opinion leader.
    * manipular la opinión = manipulate + opinion.
    * mantener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * mi opinión = my two cents' worth.
    * moldear la opinión pública = mould + public opinion.
    * ofrecer una opinión = offer + opinion.
    * opinión consensuada = consensus of opinion.
    * opinión de la mayoría = majority opinion.
    * opiniones diferentes = contrasting opinions.
    * opiniones diversas = mixed reactions, mixed reviews.
    * opiniones divididas = divided opinions.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opinión + estar dividida = opinion + be divided.
    * opinión general = consensus, consensus of opinion, accepted wisdom, conventional wisdom.
    * opinión general, la = received wisdom, the.
    * opinión generalmente aceptada = conventional wisdom.
    * opinión mayoritaria = majority opinion.
    * opinión personal = personal opinion.
    * opinión pública = outside-world, public opinion.
    * opinión pública, la = public mind, the.
    * opinión (sobre) = opinion (on).
    * pedir la opinión sobre = ask for + opinion on.
    * recabar la opinión = canvass + opinion.
    * recabar la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * recabar la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * recabar opiniones = solicit + input.
    * recabar opinión sobre = elicit + opinion on.
    * recabar + Posesivo + opinión = gauge + Posesivo + reaction.
    * recabar una opinión = solicit + opinion.
    * recibir opiniones diversas = receive + mixed reviews.
    * reservarse la opinión = reserve + judgement.
    * respaldar una opinión = buttress + claim, support + view.
    * según la opinión de = in the opinion of.
    * según mi opinión = to the best of my knowledge.
    * según + Posesivo + opinión = in + Posesivo + view, in + Posesivo + opinion.
    * ser de la opinión de que = be of the opinion that, be of the view that.
    * sondear la opinión pública = gauge + public opinion.
    * sondear la opinión sobre = gauge + opinion on.
    * sondeo de opinión = opinion poll, Gallup poll, perceptions study, opinion polling.
    * sondeo de opinión por teléfono = telephone opinion poll.
    * sondeo de opinión pública = public opinion poll.
    * sondeo informal de opinión = straw poll.
    * sostener la opinión = argue.
    * sostener una opinión = hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener derecho a expresar + Posesivo + opinión = be entitled to + Posesivo + own opinion.
    * tener la opinión = it + be + Posesivo + understanding.
    * tener opinión = take + view.
    * tener una opinión = take + viewpoint, hold + view, hold + opinion.
    * tener una opinión sobre = have + an opinion on.
    * una segunda opinión = a second opinion.

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    opinion
    no comparto tu opinión sobre este tema I do not share your view o opinion o I disagree with you on this subject
    ¿cuál es tu opinión sobre el programa? what do you think of the program?
    ¿qué opinión le merece esta nueva producción? ( frml); what is your opinion of this new production?
    en mi opinión fue un error in my opinion it was a mistake
    cambió de opinión he changed his mind
    es de la opinión de que no se les debe pegar a los niños she doesn't believe in hitting children, she is of the opinion that you mustn't hit children
    importantes sectores de opinión piensan que … significant bodies of opinion think that …
    es una cuestión de opinión it's a matter of opinion
    no tengo muy buena opinión de él I don't think very highly of him, I don't have a very high opinion of him
    Compuesto:
    la opinión pública public opinion
    un cambio en la opinión pública a change in public opinion
    no se puede engañar a la opinión pública con falsas promesas you cannot fool people o the public with false promises
    * * *

     

    opinión sustantivo femenino
    opinion;

    cambió de opinión he changed his mind;
    la opinión pública public opinion
    opinión sustantivo femenino opinion: siempre está cambiando de opinión, she's always changing her mind

    ' opinión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    adherirse
    - antinuclear
    - apoyarse
    - apreciación
    - asesorar
    - aventurar
    - cambio
    - certera
    - certero
    - concepto
    - consejo
    - criterio
    - decantar
    - decir
    - discutible
    - disidencia
    - ecuánime
    - emitir
    - encuesta
    - entender
    - fama
    - idea
    - impresión
    - incluso
    - judicatura
    - juicio
    - manifestar
    -
    - opinar
    - opositor
    - opositora
    - opuesta
    - opuesto
    - para
    - parecer
    - pericial
    - prender
    - previa
    - previo
    - pronunciarse
    - prospección
    - prudente
    - pulsar
    - ratificar
    - según
    - sentir
    - sesgar
    - solicitar
    - someter
    - sondeo
    English:
    about-face
    - about-turn
    - advance
    - adverse
    - approve of
    - argue
    - belief
    - book
    - change
    - colour
    - currency
    - current
    - dead
    - decided
    - differ
    - discount
    - editorial
    - esteem
    - estimation
    - feeling
    - find
    - frank
    - glowing
    - groundswell
    - high
    - inflated
    - initially
    - judge
    - judgement
    - judgment
    - like-minded
    - low
    - mind
    - minority
    - mirror
    - misguided
    - mixed
    - moderate
    - one-sided
    - opinion
    - opinion poll
    - opposing
    - opposite
    - outlook
    - partisan
    - poll
    - position
    - prerogative
    - prevail
    - prevailing
    * * *
    opinion;
    en mi opinión no deberíamos ir in my opinion, we shouldn't go;
    es mi opinión personal that's my personal opinion;
    ¿cuál es tu opinión al respecto? what's your opinion o view on this matter?;
    después de escuchar distintas opiniones sobre el tema… after hearing different views on the matter…;
    compartir una opinión to share a view o an opinion;
    he cambiado de opinión I've changed my mind;
    expresar o [m5] dar una opinión to give an opinion;
    reservarse la opinión to reserve judgment;
    ser de la opinión de que to be of the opinion that;
    ser una cuestión de opinión to be a matter of opinion;
    tener buena/mala opinión de alguien to have a high/low opinion of sb
    la opinión pública public opinion
    * * *
    f opinion;
    la opinión pública public opinion;
    en mi opinión in my opinion;
    tener buena/mala opinión de alguien think highly/little of s.o.
    * * *
    opinión nf, pl - niones : opinion, belief
    * * *
    opinión n opinion / view

    Spanish-English dictionary > opinión

  • 6 opuesto

    adj.
    opposed, conflicting, contrary, opposite.
    m.
    opposite, antithesis, converse, antipode.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: oponer.
    * * *
    1→ link=oponer oponer
    1 (contrario) contrary, opposed
    2 (de enfrente) opposite
    * * *
    (f. - opuesta)
    adj.
    * * *
    1.
    PP de oponer
    2. ADJ
    1) [ángulo, lado] opposite
    2) (Dep) [equipo] opposing
    3) [intereses, versiones] conflicting
    4)
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.
    Ex. Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.
    Ex. As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex. Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex. Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex. Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex. When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex. Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex. 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex. Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex. The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex. This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex. Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex. The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex. In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex. The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex. The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex. He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex. After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex. However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
    ----
    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo <versiones/opiniones> conflicting; <extremos/polos> opposite

    es opuesto a todo cambiohe is opposed to o he is against any change

    * * *
    el opuesto
    = reverse, the

    Ex: The final order on the shelves is the reverse of this, so that an order of increasing speciality is achieved.

    = antithetical, conflicting, contrary, differing, inverse, opposing, inimical, argumentative, opposite, counterpoint, competing, opposed, adversarial, aversive, contrasting, averse, reverse, resistant, refractory.

    Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging.

    Ex: As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code.
    Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections.
    Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives.
    Ex: Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms.
    Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view.
    Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'.
    Ex: 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative.
    Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''.
    Ex: The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft.
    Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work.
    Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use.
    Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points.
    Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves.
    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.
    Ex: The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed.
    Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'.
    Ex: After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority.
    Ex: However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them.
    * como algo opuesto a = as against.
    * como opuesto a = as distinct from, as opposed to.
    * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to, diametrically opposite to.
    * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart.
    * mundos opuestos = like oil and water.
    * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions.
    * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura), antagonistic to, at odds with.
    * opuesto, el = reverse, the.
    * opuesto, lo = converse, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions.
    * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to.
    * sexo opuesto = opposite sex.

    * * *
    opuesto -ta
    ‹versiones/opiniones› conflicting; ‹extremos/polos› opposite
    tienen caracteres opuestos they have very different personalities
    venía en dirección opuesta she was coming the other way o from the opposite direction
    opuesto A algo:
    el lado opuesto a éste the opposite side to this one
    es opuesto a todo cambio he is opposed to o he is against any change
    * * *

     

    Del verbo oponer: ( conjugate oponer)

    opuesto es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    oponer    
    opuesto
    oponer ( conjugate oponer) verbo transitivo resistencia to offer, put up;
    objeción to raise
    oponerse verbo pronominal ( ser contrario) to object;
    opuestose A algo to oppose sth;

    opuesto -ta adjetivo ‹versiones/opiniones conflicting;

    extremo/polo/lado opposite;

    venía en dirección opuesta he was coming from the opposite direction
    oponer verbo transitivo
    1 to put up: no opuso resistencia, he put up no resistance
    2 (un argumento, razón) to put forward
    opuesto,-a adjetivo
    1 (versión, opinión, etc) opposite: tenían intereses opuestos, they had conflicting interests
    2 (posición) opposite: estaba en la acera opuesta, he was on the opposite sidewalk
    en direcciones opuestas, in opposite directions

    ' opuesto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    diametralmente
    - fondo
    - negación
    - opuesta
    - provincia
    - antidemocrático
    - contra
    - contrario
    - ligar
    - pinchar
    English:
    against
    - contrasting
    - opposed
    - opposite
    - sex
    - sublime
    - conflicting
    * * *
    opuesto, -a
    participio
    ver oponer
    adj
    1. [contrario] opposed, contrary (a to);
    los dos hermanos son opuestos en todo the two brothers are completely different;
    opiniones opuestas contrary o opposing opinions;
    ser opuesto a algo to be opposed o contrary to sth
    2. [del otro lado] opposite;
    el extremo opuesto a éste the opposite end to this;
    el coche venía en dirección opuesta the car was coming the other way o in the opposite direction;
    son dos polos opuestos [personas] they are complete o polar opposites
    * * *
    I partoponer
    II adj
    1 en el espacio opposite
    2 opinión contrary
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1) : opposite, contrary
    2) : opposed
    * * *
    opuesto adj
    1. (enfrentado) opposing / conflicting
    2. (contrario) opposite

    Spanish-English dictionary > opuesto

  • 7 polo

    adj.
    boorish, hick, yokel.
    m.
    1 pole.
    polo geográfico terrestrial pole
    polo magnético magnetic pole
    polo Norte/Sur North/South Pole
    polo negativo/positivo negative/positive terminal
    3 ice lolly (British), Popsicle® (United States) (icecream).
    4 polo shirt (jersey).
    5 polo (sport).
    6 polo game, polo.
    7 geographic Pole, Pole, geographical pole.
    8 magnetic pole, pole.
    9 Popsicle, ice lolly, lolly.
    * * *
    1 TÉCNICA pole
    2 (caramelo) ice lolly
    3 DEPORTE polo
    4 (camiseta) polo shirt
    \
    ser polos opuestos to be poles apart
    polo de atracción figurado centre of attraction
    polo magnético magnetic pole
    Polo Norte North Pole
    Polo Sur South Pole
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) pole
    2) polo
    * * *
    I
    SM
    1) (Geog) pole
    2) (Elec) [de imán] pole; [de enchufe] pin
    3) (=centro) centre, center (EEUU), focus

    polo de atraccióncentre o (EEUU) center of attraction

    polo de desarrollo, polo de promoción — (Com) development area

    4) (=extremo)
    5) [para comer] ice lolly, Popsicle ® (EEUU)
    II
    SM (Dep) polo
    III
    SM (=jersey) polo-neck; (=camisa) polo shirt
    * * *
    I
    - la adjetivo (AmC fam) country (before n), hick (before n) (AmE colloq)
    II
    1) (Geog) pole
    2) (Elec, Fís) pole

    polo positivo/negativo — positive/negative pole

    ser el polo opuesto de algo/alguien — (fam) to be the complete opposite of something/somebody

    ser polos opuestos — (fam) to be poles apart

    3) ( centro) center*, focus
    4) (Dep) polo
    5) (Indum) polo shirt
    6) (Esp) ( helado) Popsicle® (AmE), ice lolly (BrE)
    * * *
    = pole.
    Ex. By contrasting polar types there is a danger of, first, suggesting that the two poles are in conflict with each other and, second, that there is no linking 'middle ground' between them.
    ----
    * como polo opuesto = by polar contrast.
    * Polo Norte, el = North Pole, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * Polo Sur, el = South Pole, the.
    * ser polos opuestos = be polar opposites, be poles apart.
    * * *
    I
    - la adjetivo (AmC fam) country (before n), hick (before n) (AmE colloq)
    II
    1) (Geog) pole
    2) (Elec, Fís) pole

    polo positivo/negativo — positive/negative pole

    ser el polo opuesto de algo/alguien — (fam) to be the complete opposite of something/somebody

    ser polos opuestos — (fam) to be poles apart

    3) ( centro) center*, focus
    4) (Dep) polo
    5) (Indum) polo shirt
    6) (Esp) ( helado) Popsicle® (AmE), ice lolly (BrE)
    * * *
    = pole.

    Ex: By contrasting polar types there is a danger of, first, suggesting that the two poles are in conflict with each other and, second, that there is no linking 'middle ground' between them.

    * como polo opuesto = by polar contrast.
    * Polo Norte, el = North Pole, the.
    * polos opuestos = polar types, worlds apart, like oil and water, like chalk and cheese, like apples and oranges.
    * Polo Sur, el = South Pole, the.
    * ser polos opuestos = be polar opposites, be poles apart.

    * * *
    polo1 -la
    ( AmC fam) hick ( before n) ( AmE colloq), country ( before n)
    no sea tan polo don't be such a hick o ( BrE) yokel ( colloq)
    A ( Geog) pole
    Compuestos:
    North Pole
    South Pole
    B ( Elec, Fís) pole
    polo positivo/negativo positive/negative pole
    polo magnético magnetic pole
    ser el polo opuesto de algn/algo ( fam); to be the complete opposite of sb/sth
    ser polos opuestos ( fam); to be poles apart
    C (centro) center*, focus
    D ( Dep) polo
    E ( Indum) polo shirt
    F ( Esp) (helado) Popsicle® ( AmE), ice lolly ( BrE)
    * * *

    polo sustantivo masculino
    1
    a) (Geog) pole;

    Ppolo Norte/Sur North/South Pole

    b) (Elec, Fís) pole;


    ser polos opuestos (fam) to be poles apart
    2 ( centro) center( conjugate center), focus
    3
    a) (Dep) polo

    b) (Indum) polo shirt

    4 (Esp) ( helado) Popsicle® (AmE), ice lolly (BrE)
    polo 1 sustantivo masculino
    1 Elec Geog pole
    Polo Norte/Sur, North/ South Pole
    2 (helado de hielo) ice lolly, US Popsicle
    3 (jersey) polo shirt
    polo 2 Dep polo
    ' polo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    negación
    - negativa
    - negativo
    - niqui
    - viaje
    - waterpolista
    - waterpolo
    - buzo
    - cancha
    - chomba
    - cuello
    - mazo
    - opuesto
    - polera
    English:
    ice lolly
    - lolly
    - magnetic
    - negative
    - North Pole
    - Pole
    - polo
    - polo neck
    - polo shirt
    - practice
    - practise
    - South Pole
    - sublime
    - gravitate
    - handicap
    - ice
    - pole
    - Popsicle
    * * *
    polo nm
    1. [de la Tierra] pole
    polo celeste celestial pole;
    polo geográfico terrestrial pole;
    polo magnético magnetic pole;
    polo Norte North Pole;
    polo Sur South Pole;
    polo terrestre terrestrial pole
    2. Elec terminal;
    polo negativo/positivo negative/positive terminal;
    ser polos opuestos to be poles apart;
    ser el polo opuesto de to be the complete opposite of
    3. [helado] Br ice lolly, US Popsicle®
    4. [camiseta] polo shirt
    5. [centro]
    polo de atracción o [m5] atención centre of attraction
    6. [deporte] polo
    Am polo acuático water polo
    * * *
    m
    1 GEOG, EL pole;
    los polos opuestos se atraen opposites attract
    2 prenda polo shirt
    3 DEP polo
    * * *
    polo nm
    1) : pole
    el Polo Norte: the North Pole
    polo negativo: negative pole
    2) : polo (sport)
    3) : polo shirt
    4) : focal point, center
    5)
    polo opuesto : exact opposite
    * * *
    polo n
    2. (helado) ice lolly [pl. lollies]
    3. (prenda) polo shirt
    4. (deporte) polo

    Spanish-English dictionary > polo

  • 8 punto intermedio

    Ex. By contrasting polar types there is a danger of, first, suggesting that the two poles are in conflict with each other and, second, that there is no linking ' middle ground' between them.
    * * *

    Ex: By contrasting polar types there is a danger of, first, suggesting that the two poles are in conflict with each other and, second, that there is no linking ' middle ground' between them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > punto intermedio

  • 9 rebasar fronteras

    (v.) = transcend + boundaries
    Ex. The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.
    * * *
    (v.) = transcend + boundaries

    Ex: The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > rebasar fronteras

  • 10 soportes

    (n.) = media [medium, -sing.]
    Ex. Thus any new media could be grouped into a contrasting category of nonbook.
    * * *
    (n.) = media [medium, -sing.]

    Ex: Thus any new media could be grouped into a contrasting category of nonbook.

    Spanish-English dictionary > soportes

  • 11 trascender fronteras

    (v.) = transcend + boundaries
    Ex. The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.
    * * *
    (v.) = transcend + boundaries

    Ex: The participants expressed contrasting opinions that seemed to transcend religious, ethnic, cultural and national boundaries.

    Spanish-English dictionary > trascender fronteras

  • 12 contrapuntístico

    ADJ (Mús) contrapuntal; (fig) contrasting

    Spanish-English dictionary > contrapuntístico

  • 13 Golfo de Méjico

    el Golfo de Méjico
    = Gulf of Mexico, the

    Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Golfo de Méjico

  • 14 contrastante

    adj.
    contrasting.
    m.
    contrast enhancer.
    * * *
    contrasting
    * * *
    : contrasting

    Spanish-English dictionary > contrastante

  • 15 cotejo

    • checking
    • collation
    • comparison
    • contrasting

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > cotejo

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