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débil

  • 1 débil

    dèbil

    Vocabulario Castellano-Catalán > débil

  • 2 débil

    adj.
    1 weak, dim, faint, feeble.
    Toda esa situación pinta mal This whole situation looks bad.
    2 atonic.
    * * *
    1 (persona) weak, feeble
    2 (ruido) faint; (luz) dim, feeble
    1 weak person
    1 the weak
    \
    débil mental mentally retarded person, mentally deficient person
    * * *
    adj.
    1) weak
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) [persona] [gen] weak; [extremadamente] feeble; [por mala salud o avanzada edad] frail

    se encuentra un poco débil de salud — his health is rather frail, he is in rather poor health

    2) [carácter] weak; [esfuerzo] feeble, half-hearted
    3) (=poco intenso) [voz, ruido] faint; [luz] dim
    2.
    SMF
    económicamente
    * * *
    a) < persona> ( físicamente) weak; ( falto de - firmeza) soft; (- voluntad) weak; <economía/ejército/gobierno> weak
    b) <sonido/voz> faint; < moneda> weak; < argumento> weak; < excusa> feeble, lame; < luz> dim, faint
    c) <sílaba/vocal> unstressed, weak
    * * *
    = powerless, flimsy [flimsier -comp., flimsiest -sup.], shaky [shakier -comp., shakiest -sup.], weak [weaker -comp., weakest -sup.], fragile, spineless, feeble, effete, faint, frail, feckless, thin [thinner -comp., thinnest -sup.], weakling, runt, nesh, weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.], boneless.
    Ex. In a world divided by ideology, by trade barriers, by military threats and nuclear fears, we librarians are not powerless.
    Ex. Many paperbacks actually stand up to this usage better than the flimsy hardback covers now being produced.
    Ex. The subdivision 'Discovery and Exploration' under geographic names reinforces the popularly held notion that the world outside Western Europe had no history -- and only a shaky hold on existence -- before it was 'discovered' by Western Europeans.
    Ex. Problems arise from weak or outmoded structuring of subjects in the schedules of DC.
    Ex. The material which carries the message is fragile.
    Ex. To call a supervisor ' spineless' is to tag him as weak and therefore unfair to his really good employees.
    Ex. Mearns warns us, 'Recollection is treacherous; it is usually too broad or too narrow for another's use; and what is more serious, it is frequently undependable and worn and feeble'.
    Ex. Some teachers argue against book clubs, claiming that they bring together only a certain kind of avid reader, the literary equivalent of the religiously effete and over-pious.
    Ex. As more and more copies are produced, so the amount of dye on the master is reduced layer by layer until the image on the copy paper becomes quite faint.
    Ex. Previous research has demonstrated that frail elderly living in subsidized high-rise apartments have greater unmet needs than elderly who reside in traditional community housing.
    Ex. The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex. Although it may be a bit thin in its use of standard academic sources of information, it is exceedingly strong on insider information and personal interviews.
    Ex. According to Safire, when a slice a cake was put before him Putin said 'Sweets are for weaklings and children'.
    Ex. Under the same regimens of treatment the number of runts produced varied from none to as much as 80 per cent of the litter.
    Ex. Usually, half of us would sleep on the ground outside and the other half would go for the nesh option of sleeping in a tent or hut.
    Ex. Shock as boofy blokes beat weedy intellectual in popularity contest.
    Ex. By running away he shows who he is -- a boneless coward who never engaged in direct confrontation with the enemy.
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    * alto y débil = spindly [spindlier -comp., spindliest -sup.].
    * débil de salud = poor health.
    * débiles, los = little guy, the.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * eslabón débil = weak link.
    * hacerse el débil = sandbagging.
    * luz débil = glimmer.
    * más débil de la camada, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * punto débil = blind spot, weak link.
    * punto débil, el = chink in the armour, the.
    * ser el contrincante más débil = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * ser el punto más débil de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * * *
    a) < persona> ( físicamente) weak; ( falto de - firmeza) soft; (- voluntad) weak; <economía/ejército/gobierno> weak
    b) <sonido/voz> faint; < moneda> weak; < argumento> weak; < excusa> feeble, lame; < luz> dim, faint
    c) <sílaba/vocal> unstressed, weak
    * * *
    = powerless, flimsy [flimsier -comp., flimsiest -sup.], shaky [shakier -comp., shakiest -sup.], weak [weaker -comp., weakest -sup.], fragile, spineless, feeble, effete, faint, frail, feckless, thin [thinner -comp., thinnest -sup.], weakling, runt, nesh, weedy [weedier -comp., weediest -sup.], boneless.

    Ex: In a world divided by ideology, by trade barriers, by military threats and nuclear fears, we librarians are not powerless.

    Ex: Many paperbacks actually stand up to this usage better than the flimsy hardback covers now being produced.
    Ex: The subdivision 'Discovery and Exploration' under geographic names reinforces the popularly held notion that the world outside Western Europe had no history -- and only a shaky hold on existence -- before it was 'discovered' by Western Europeans.
    Ex: Problems arise from weak or outmoded structuring of subjects in the schedules of DC.
    Ex: The material which carries the message is fragile.
    Ex: To call a supervisor ' spineless' is to tag him as weak and therefore unfair to his really good employees.
    Ex: Mearns warns us, 'Recollection is treacherous; it is usually too broad or too narrow for another's use; and what is more serious, it is frequently undependable and worn and feeble'.
    Ex: Some teachers argue against book clubs, claiming that they bring together only a certain kind of avid reader, the literary equivalent of the religiously effete and over-pious.
    Ex: As more and more copies are produced, so the amount of dye on the master is reduced layer by layer until the image on the copy paper becomes quite faint.
    Ex: Previous research has demonstrated that frail elderly living in subsidized high-rise apartments have greater unmet needs than elderly who reside in traditional community housing.
    Ex: The author wrings sick humor from its feckless heroes' forlorn attempts to escape from a drug habit that they do not really enjoy any longer.
    Ex: Although it may be a bit thin in its use of standard academic sources of information, it is exceedingly strong on insider information and personal interviews.
    Ex: According to Safire, when a slice a cake was put before him Putin said 'Sweets are for weaklings and children'.
    Ex: Under the same regimens of treatment the number of runts produced varied from none to as much as 80 per cent of the litter.
    Ex: Usually, half of us would sleep on the ground outside and the other half would go for the nesh option of sleeping in a tent or hut.
    Ex: Shock as boofy blokes beat weedy intellectual in popularity contest.
    Ex: By running away he shows who he is -- a boneless coward who never engaged in direct confrontation with the enemy.
    * alto y débil = spindly [spindlier -comp., spindliest -sup.].
    * débil de salud = poor health.
    * débiles, los = little guy, the.
    * en el momento más débil de Alguien = at + Posesivo + weakest.
    * eslabón débil = weak link.
    * hacerse el débil = sandbagging.
    * luz débil = glimmer.
    * más débil de la camada, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * más débil del grupo, el = runt of the litter, the.
    * punto débil = blind spot, weak link.
    * punto débil, el = chink in the armour, the.
    * ser el contrincante más débil = punch above + Posesivo + weight.
    * ser el punto más débil de Alguien = be at + Posesivo + weakest.

    * * *
    1 ‹persona› (físicamente) weak; (falto defirmeza) soft; (— voluntad) weak; ‹economía/ejército/gobierno› weak
    es de complexión débil she has a very weak constitution
    aún está débil he's still weak
    es muy débil de carácter he has a very weak character
    2 ‹sonido/voz› faint; ‹moneda› weak; ‹corriente› weak; ‹argumento› weak; ‹excusa› feeble, lame
    da una luz muy débil it gives out a very dim o feeble o weak light
    3 ( Ling) ‹sílaba/vocal› unstressed, weak
    los débiles the weak
    es un débil mental ( fam); he's soft in the head ( colloq)
    eres un debilucho ( fam); you're a wimp ( colloq)
    los económicamente débiles ( frml); those on low incomes
    * * *

     

    débil adjetivo
    a)persona/economía/gobierno weak

    b)sonido/voz faint;

    moneda/argumento weak;
    excusa feeble, lame;
    luz dim, faint;
    sílaba/vocal unstressed, weak
    débil
    I adj (fuerza, salud) weak, feeble: el argumento era muy débil, his reasoning was flawed
    es muy débil de carácter, she is very weak
    es muy débil con sus alumnos, he is lenient with his students o he is over-indulgent with his students
    (intensidad de luz o sonido) faint
    punto débil, weak spot
    II mf
    1 weak person: el fuerte oprime al débil, the powerful opress the weak
    2 (blandengue) wimp: eres una débil, no aguantas nada el calor, don't be such a wimp, it's not even hot
    ' débil' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - alicaída
    - alicaído
    - flaca
    - flaco
    - flojear
    - goteo
    - talón
    - tenue
    - blando
    - flojo
    - lánguido
    - pelele
    - sexo
    English:
    A
    - an
    - anaemic
    - and
    - as
    - be
    - chink
    - dim
    - do
    - failing
    - faint
    - feather
    - feeble
    - frail
    - from
    - infirm
    - limp
    - link
    - shaky
    - shall
    - should
    - tenuous
    - than
    - that
    - them
    - thin
    - to
    - weak
    - were
    - what
    - whatever
    - wimp
    - wimpish
    - would
    - you
    - your
    - yourself
    - fragile
    - glimmer
    - hole
    - low
    - muted
    - run
    - spindly
    - spineless
    - weakly
    - weakness
    * * *
    adj
    1. [persona] [sin fuerzas] weak;
    [condescendiente] lax, lenient;
    de constitución débil prone to illness, sickly;
    débil de carácter of weak character
    2. [voz, sonido] faint;
    [luz] dim, faint;
    una débil mejoría a slight improvement;
    una débil brisa movía las cortinas a slight breeze moved the curtains
    3. [país, gobierno, moneda] weak;
    [argumento, teoría] weak, lame
    4. [sílaba] unstressed
    5. [vocal] weak [i, u]
    nmf
    weak person;
    ser un débil to be weak;
    una enfermedad que ataca a los más débiles a disease which attacks the weakest o most vulnerable
    * * *
    adj weak
    * * *
    débil adj
    : weak, feeble
    débilmente adv
    * * *
    débil adj
    1. (en general) weak
    2. (ruido) faint
    3. (luz) dim [comp. dimmer; superl. dimmest]

    Spanish-English dictionary > débil

  • 3 débil

    'đebil
    adj
    1) schwach, kraftlos

    Me encuentro débil. — Ich fühle mich schwach.

    2) ( de carácter) willensschwach
    3) ( despacio) leise
    4) ( opaco) matt
    5) ( insuficiente) schwach, unzureichen
    adjetivo
    ————————
    sustantivo masculino y femenino
    Schwache der, die
    débil
    débil ['deβil]
    schwach

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > débil

  • 4 débil

    adj
    1) сла́бый
    а) слабоси́льный; хру́пкий
    б) обесси́ленный (болезнью; старостью); не́мощный
    в) безво́льный; пода́тливый
    г) неинтенси́вный; нере́зкий; приглушённый
    2)

    débil mental — слабоу́мный

    económicamente débilофиц малообеспе́ченный; малоиму́щий

    Diccionario Español-Ruso de Uso Moderno > débil

  • 5 débil

    1. adj
    1) слабый; хилый, немощный
    2) слабохарактерный, безвольный; инертный
    2. m

    БИРС > débil

  • 6 débil

    • debilní
    • slabý
    m
    lék. debil
    • slaboch
    * * *
    • slabošský (povahou)
    • tělesně i duševně nevyvinutý
    m
    lék. debilní člověk

    Diccionario español-checo > débil

  • 7 débil

    adj 1) слаб, неспособен; 2) прен. слаб, уязвим, който не може да се защити; 3) прен. оскъден, недостатъчен; débil mental псих. дебил, умствено изостанал.

    Diccionario español-búlgaro > débil

  • 8 débil

    1. adj
    1) слабый; хилый, немощный
    2) слабохарактерный, безвольный; инертный
    2. m
    слабак (прост.)

    Universal diccionario español-ruso > débil

  • 9 débil

    прил.
    1) общ. бессильный, малосильный, некрепкий, немощный, неспособный, неяркий, обескровленный, слабосильный, слабый, тонкий, тусклый, беспомощный (бессильный), маломощный (слабый), нестойкий (слабый), тихий (слабый), утлый (слабый), мягкотелый (тж. перен.)
    2) разг. (слабый) жидкий, захирелый, хилый, швах
    3) перен. отдалённый

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > débil

  • 10 débil

    • feckless
    • feeble
    • flimsily
    • flinch
    • frail
    • sickly
    • strengthless
    • we will see
    • weak act
    • weakest precondition
    • weakly-built

    Diccionario Técnico Español-Inglés > débil

  • 11 débil de u.p.

    • čí slabá stránka

    Diccionario español-checo > débil de u.p.

  • 12 débil

    s. Kallpawañu, unphu.

    Diccionario Quechua-Espanol > débil

  • 13 DÉBIL

    adj:
    T'o'ona'an, ma' muuk'il.

    Diccionario Básico Español-Maya > DÉBIL

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