Translation: from spanish to english

from english to spanish

feminine

  • 781 austeridad

    f.
    austerity.
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    1 (sobriedad) austerity
    2 (severidad) severity
    * * *
    SF (=frugalidad) austerity; (=severidad) severity
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    femenino austerity
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    = austerity, severity.
    Ex. The euphoric years of affluence and expansion in the decades immediately following the midpoint of the century have given way to traumatic years of austerity and contraction.
    Ex. Exuberance and enthusiasm are proper to the young, as Quintillian remarked: 'The young should be daring and inventive and should rejoice in their inventions, even though correctiveness and severity are still to be acquired'.
    ----
    * austeridad de los presupuestos = budgetary stringency.
    * austeridad económica = financial stringency, fiscal austerity, fiscal constraints.
    * en tiempos de austeridad = in austere times.
    * medida de austeridad = austerity measure.
    * * *
    femenino austerity
    * * *
    = austerity, severity.

    Ex: The euphoric years of affluence and expansion in the decades immediately following the midpoint of the century have given way to traumatic years of austerity and contraction.

    Ex: Exuberance and enthusiasm are proper to the young, as Quintillian remarked: 'The young should be daring and inventive and should rejoice in their inventions, even though correctiveness and severity are still to be acquired'.
    * austeridad de los presupuestos = budgetary stringency.
    * austeridad económica = financial stringency, fiscal austerity, fiscal constraints.
    * en tiempos de austeridad = in austere times.
    * medida de austeridad = austerity measure.

    * * *
    (de una vida, de costumbres) austerity; (de un estilo) austerity
    una época de austeridad económica a time of economic austerity
    * * *

    austeridad sustantivo femenino
    austerity
    austeridad sustantivo femenino austerity
    ' austeridad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sobriedad
    English:
    austerity
    - severity
    * * *
    1. [de costumbres, vida] austerity;
    con austeridad austerely
    2. [de estilo] austerity;
    viste con austeridad she dresses very plainly
    * * *
    f austerity;
    programa de austeridad POL austerity program
    * * *
    : austerity

    Spanish-English dictionary > austeridad

  • 782 autenticidad

    f.
    authenticity.
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    1 authenticity
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    femenino authenticity
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    = authenticity, genuineness.
    Ex. An apocryphal work is a publication of unknown authorship or doubtful authenticity.
    Ex. The positive attribute users seek is genuineness; that is, the individual librarian is 'without bureaucratic facade or professional mask, able and willing to be himself'.
    ----
    * falta de autenticidad = inauthencity.
    * * *
    femenino authenticity
    * * *
    = authenticity, genuineness.

    Ex: An apocryphal work is a publication of unknown authorship or doubtful authenticity.

    Ex: The positive attribute users seek is genuineness; that is, the individual librarian is 'without bureaucratic facade or professional mask, able and willing to be himself'.
    * falta de autenticidad = inauthencity.

    * * *
    authenticity
    * * *

    autenticidad sustantivo femenino
    authenticity
    autenticidad sustantivo femenino authenticity
    ' autenticidad' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    escudriñar
    English:
    authenticity
    - genuineness
    - suspect
    * * *
    authenticity
    * * *
    f authenticity
    * * *
    : authenticity

    Spanish-English dictionary > autenticidad

  • 783 autentificación

    f.
    1 authentication, legalization.
    2 authentication, act of authenticating.
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    femenino authentication
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    = accreditation, authentication.
    Ex. There is need for reform of the curriculum and a national system of accreditation.
    Ex. Without the legal safeguards of authentication, the promise of electronic trading cannot be realized.
    ----
    * autentificación de un testamento = probate.
    * * *
    femenino authentication
    * * *
    = accreditation, authentication.

    Ex: There is need for reform of the curriculum and a national system of accreditation.

    Ex: Without the legal safeguards of authentication, the promise of electronic trading cannot be realized.
    * autentificación de un testamento = probate.

    * * *
    authentication
    * * *
    1. Der [de firma, documento] authentication
    2. Informát authentication

    Spanish-English dictionary > autentificación

  • 784 autoayuda

    f.
    self-help.
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    1 self-help
    * * *
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    Ex. Training in self-help is part of the warp and woof of any tenable theory of reference work.
    ----
    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group.
    * manual de autoayuda = self-help manual.
    * * *

    Ex: Training in self-help is part of the warp and woof of any tenable theory of reference work.

    * grupo de autoayuda = self-help group.
    * manual de autoayuda = self-help manual.

    * * *
    self-help
    * * *
    self-help
    * * *
    f self-help
    * * *
    : self-help

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoayuda

  • 785 autobiografía

    f.
    autobiography, memoirs, self history, written account of one's own life and personal experiences.
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    1 autobiography
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    noun f.
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    femenino autobiography
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    = autobiography, memoirs, autobiographical work.
    Ex. An autobiography is a document which records the life and activities of its author.
    Ex. We got a book of memoirs by an ex-convict who works for the Western Behavioral Institute in La Jolla, California, which is very closely associated with publication of the work.
    Ex. These two extraordinary, brutally honest autobiographical works deal with Spiegelman's attempts to record his father's recollections of experiences in the Nazi death camps.
    ----
    * autobiografía escrita por un negro = ghosted autobiography.
    * * *
    femenino autobiography
    * * *
    = autobiography, memoirs, autobiographical work.

    Ex: An autobiography is a document which records the life and activities of its author.

    Ex: We got a book of memoirs by an ex-convict who works for the Western Behavioral Institute in La Jolla, California, which is very closely associated with publication of the work.
    Ex: These two extraordinary, brutally honest autobiographical works deal with Spiegelman's attempts to record his father's recollections of experiences in the Nazi death camps.
    * autobiografía escrita por un negro = ghosted autobiography.

    * * *
    autobiography
    * * *

    autobiografía sustantivo femenino
    autobiography
    autobiografía sustantivo femenino autobiography
    ' autobiografía' also found in these entries:
    English:
    autobiography
    - ego
    * * *
    autobiography
    * * *
    f autobiography
    * * *
    : autobiography
    * * *
    autobiografía n autobiography [pl. autobiographies]

    Spanish-English dictionary > autobiografía

  • 786 autocaravana

    f.
    1 motor home. (peninsular Spanish)
    2 camper van, camping van.
    3 camping ground.
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    SF camper, motor home (EEUU), camping vehicle
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    = motorhome [motor home], recreational vehicle (RV), camper van.
    Ex. The case of an arson fire that destroyed a house trailer and motorhome in Forestburg has been finally cracked.
    Ex. The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or 'lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex. Because camper vans are sold in reasonable small numbers they are not mass produced and so prices are high.
    ----
    * carrocería de autocaravana = camper shell.
    * * *
    = motorhome [motor home], recreational vehicle (RV), camper van.

    Ex: The case of an arson fire that destroyed a house trailer and motorhome in Forestburg has been finally cracked.

    Ex: The California Lemon Law act applies not only to defective cars (or 'lemons') but recreational vehicles as well.
    Ex: Because camper vans are sold in reasonable small numbers they are not mass produced and so prices are high.
    * carrocería de autocaravana = camper shell.

    * * *
    camper,, camper van
    * * *
    Esp [vehículo] motor home, US RV
    * * *
    f camper van

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocaravana

  • 787 autocensura

    f.
    1 self-censorship.
    2 self-censonship.
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    Ex. Whether it be through government legislation, the lobbying of pressure groups, or the self-censorship of librarians themselves, the library profession has long resisted efforts to restrict access to information.
    * * *

    Ex: Whether it be through government legislation, the lobbying of pressure groups, or the self-censorship of librarians themselves, the library profession has long resisted efforts to restrict access to information.

    * * *
    self-censorship
    * * *
    self-censorship

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocensura

  • 788 autocracia

    f.
    autocracy (politics).
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    1 autocracy
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    femenino autocracy
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    Ex. His autocracy is manifested by his unwillingness and inability to delegate responsibility and authority.
    * * *
    femenino autocracy
    * * *

    Ex: His autocracy is manifested by his unwillingness and inability to delegate responsibility and authority.

    * * *
    autocracy
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    autocracy
    * * *
    : autocracy

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocracia

  • 789 autocrítica

    adj.&f.
    feminine of AUTOCRÍTICO.
    f.
    1 self-criticism, self-examination, self-questioning.
    2 insight.
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    1 self-criticism
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    femenino self-criticism
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    Ex. There must be built-in provisions for self-criticism.
    * * *
    femenino self-criticism
    * * *

    Ex: There must be built-in provisions for self-criticism.

    * * *
    self-criticism
    * * *

    autocrítica sustantivo femenino self-criticism
    ' autocrítica' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-criticism
    * * *
    self-criticism
    * * *
    f self-criticism

    Spanish-English dictionary > autocrítica

  • 790 autodefensa

    f.
    self-defense.
    * * *
    1 self-defence (US self-defense)
    * * *
    SF self-defence, self-defense (EEUU)
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    femenino self-defence
    * * *
    = self-defence [self-defense, -USA].
    Ex. She holds that war is just if conducted for just ends ( self-defence and the righting of wrongs).
    * * *
    femenino self-defence
    * * *
    = self-defence [self-defense, -USA].

    Ex: She holds that war is just if conducted for just ends ( self-defence and the righting of wrongs).

    * * *
    self-defence
    * * *

    autodefensa sustantivo femenino
    self-defence
    autodefensa sustantivo femenino self-defence, US self-defense
    ' autodefensa' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-defence
    - self-defense
    * * *
    self-defence
    * * *
    f self-defense, Br
    self-defence
    * * *
    : self-defense

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodefensa

  • 791 autodestrucción

    f.
    self-destruction.
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    Ex. ALA membership seems set on self-destruction if its demand for total involvement and 100% democracy continues.
    * * *

    Ex: ALA membership seems set on self-destruction if its demand for total involvement and 100% democracy continues.

    * * *
    self-destruction
    * * *
    self-destruction
    * * *
    : self-destruction
    ♦ autodestructivo, -va adj

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodestrucción

  • 792 autodeterminación

    f.
    self-determination.
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    1 self-determination
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    femenino self-determination
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    Ex. Information work demands interactive, dynamic, flexible information services which can contribute towards greater self-determination and self-reliance.
    * * *
    femenino self-determination
    * * *

    Ex: Information work demands interactive, dynamic, flexible information services which can contribute towards greater self-determination and self-reliance.

    * * *
    self-determination
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    autodeterminación sustantivo femenino
    self-determination
    autodeterminación sustantivo femenino self-determination
    ' autodeterminación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-determination
    - self
    * * *
    self-determination;
    el derecho a la autodeterminación the right to self-determination
    * * *
    f self-determination
    * * *
    : self-determination

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodeterminación

  • 793 autodidacta

    adj.&f.
    self-educated, autodidactic, autodidactical, self-instructed.
    adj.&f.
    1 self-taught.
    2 self-educated, autodidactic, autodidactical, self-instructed.
    f. & m.
    self-taught person.
    * * *
    1 self-taught person
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ [persona] self-taught; [formación, método] autodidactic frm
    2.
    SMF autodidact, self-taught person
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < método> autodidactic; < persona> self-taught
    II
    masculino y femenino self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    * * *
    = self-instructing, self-taught, self-directed, self-learning, self-trained, self-made, self-instructional, self-learner.
    Ex. In the absence of sufficient staff to mount a supervised programme of microcomputer instructions, the library used existing, inexpensive, menu-making software to develop menu-driven, self-instructing access to disc operating commands, applications programs, and data files.
    Ex. Comparative librarianship is, therefore, at least in part a self-taught subject.
    Ex. Libraries can play an important role in self-directed learning and in improving adult reading skills = Las bibliotecas pueden desempeñar un importante papel en el aprendizaje autodidacta y en la mejora de las habilidades lectoras de los adultos.
    Ex. So it is important to continue to examine the possibilities of designing self-learning information retrieval systems.
    Ex. This article reports the positive experiences of a self-trained knitwear designer who successfully underwent distance learning, the only route for training that was open to her.
    Ex. Good writers can be self-made, and taught, as well as born.
    Ex. In the academic world, students are likely to make much increased use of self-instructional materials of various kinds as student numbers expand without a parallel increase in total university resources.
    Ex. This portal is particularly geared to educators, students and self-learners in developing countries.
    ----
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * programa autodidacta = tutorial, tutorial program(me).
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo < método> autodidactic; < persona> self-taught
    II
    masculino y femenino self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    * * *
    = self-instructing, self-taught, self-directed, self-learning, self-trained, self-made, self-instructional, self-learner.

    Ex: In the absence of sufficient staff to mount a supervised programme of microcomputer instructions, the library used existing, inexpensive, menu-making software to develop menu-driven, self-instructing access to disc operating commands, applications programs, and data files.

    Ex: Comparative librarianship is, therefore, at least in part a self-taught subject.
    Ex: Libraries can play an important role in self-directed learning and in improving adult reading skills = Las bibliotecas pueden desempeñar un importante papel en el aprendizaje autodidacta y en la mejora de las habilidades lectoras de los adultos.
    Ex: So it is important to continue to examine the possibilities of designing self-learning information retrieval systems.
    Ex: This article reports the positive experiences of a self-trained knitwear designer who successfully underwent distance learning, the only route for training that was open to her.
    Ex: Good writers can be self-made, and taught, as well as born.
    Ex: In the academic world, students are likely to make much increased use of self-instructional materials of various kinds as student numbers expand without a parallel increase in total university resources.
    Ex: This portal is particularly geared to educators, students and self-learners in developing countries.
    * para la formación autodidacta = self-instructional.
    * programa autodidacta = tutorial, tutorial program(me).

    * * *
    ‹método› autodidactic; ‹persona› self-taught
    self-taught person, autodidact ( frml)
    * * *

    autodidacta sustantivo masculino y femenino
    self-taught person, autodidact (frml)
    autodidacto,-a adjetivo & sustantivo masculino y femenino self-taught
    ' autodidacta' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-educated
    - self-taught
    - self
    * * *
    ♦ adj
    self-taught
    ♦ nmf
    self-taught person
    * * *
    I adj self-taught
    II m/f self-taught person
    * * *
    : self-taught

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodidacta

  • 794 autodidáctica

    adj.&f.
    feminine of AUTODIDÁCTICO.
    f.
    self-education.
    * * *
    Ex. The aims were two-fold: firstly, to gauge the state of the art of self-instruction methods and the nature of their evaluation; secondly, to discover whether the lecture or the self-paced workbook was the more effective.
    * * *

    Ex: The aims were two-fold: firstly, to gauge the state of the art of self-instruction methods and the nature of their evaluation; secondly, to discover whether the lecture or the self-paced workbook was the more effective.

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodidáctica

  • 795 autodisciplina

    f.
    self-discipline.
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    1 self-discipline
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    femenino self-discipline
    * * *
    Ex. These people usually do not realize that it often takes greater strength of character and heroic self-discipline to refrain from changing feet every time one opens one's mouth.
    ----
    * amante de la autodisciplina = self-disciplinarian.
    * * *
    femenino self-discipline
    * * *

    Ex: These people usually do not realize that it often takes greater strength of character and heroic self-discipline to refrain from changing feet every time one opens one's mouth.

    * amante de la autodisciplina = self-disciplinarian.

    * * *
    self-discipline
    * * *

    autodisciplina sustantivo femenino
    self-discipline
    ' autodisciplina' also found in these entries:
    English:
    self-discipline
    - self
    * * *
    self-discipline
    * * *
    f self-discipline
    * * *
    : self-discipline

    Spanish-English dictionary > autodisciplina

  • 796 autoedición

    f.
    desk-top publishing, desktop publishing, DTP.
    * * *
    1 desktop publishing
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    femenino desktop publishing
    * * *
    = desktop publishing (DTP), office publishing, in-house publishing.
    Ex. Desktop publishing (DTP) technology is now a serious trend which has gained a firm foothold in the USA.
    Ex. Confusion tends to centre on the differences between desktop publishing, office publishing, and advanced word processing.
    Ex. Topics covered were: CD-ROM, point of sales, libraries and in-house publishing.
    ----
    * autoedición de páginas web = Web authoring.
    * autoedición de vídeos = video authoring.
    * función de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * herramienta de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * herramienta de autoedición para páginas web = Web authoring tool.
    * sistema de autoedición = desktop system.
    * * *
    femenino desktop publishing
    * * *
    = desktop publishing (DTP), office publishing, in-house publishing.

    Ex: Desktop publishing (DTP) technology is now a serious trend which has gained a firm foothold in the USA.

    Ex: Confusion tends to centre on the differences between desktop publishing, office publishing, and advanced word processing.
    Ex: Topics covered were: CD-ROM, point of sales, libraries and in-house publishing.
    * autoedición de páginas web = Web authoring.
    * autoedición de vídeos = video authoring.
    * función de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * herramienta de autoedición = authoring aid, authoring tool.
    * herramienta de autoedición para páginas web = Web authoring tool.
    * sistema de autoedición = desktop system.

    * * *
    desktop publishing
    * * *
    Informát desktop publishing, DTP
    * * *
    f desktop publishing, DTP

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoedición

  • 797 autoestima

    f.
    self-esteem.
    * * *
    1 self-esteem, self-respect
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino self-esteem
    * * *
    = self-esteem [self esteem], self-image, self-respect, self-regard, self worth [self-worth].
    Ex. Searching descriptor fields for such key terms, e.g. 'FIND: self-esteem in de', can be far more precise than a free text search, eliminating false hits.
    Ex. It is at least arguable that the discreditable popular image is to some extent a reflection of his own self-image, and that the sad irony of the librarian is that people have come to accept him at his own valuation.
    Ex. The librarian's common general values include the desire for competence and autonomy at work, cooperation, tolerance and a sense of duty, and an appreciation of basic human needs of security, acceptance and self-respect.
    Ex. In relating to client, therefore, there are fundamental conditions that need expression: unconditional positive regard from others and self-regard and valuing from the client.
    Ex. How do we manage working arrangements and role relationships so that people's needs for self-worth, growth, and development are significantly met in our libraries?.
    ----
    * mejorar la autoestima = improve + self-esteem.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + autoestima = enhance + Posesivo + self-esteem.
    * * *
    femenino self-esteem
    * * *
    = self-esteem [self esteem], self-image, self-respect, self-regard, self worth [self-worth].

    Ex: Searching descriptor fields for such key terms, e.g. 'FIND: self-esteem in de', can be far more precise than a free text search, eliminating false hits.

    Ex: It is at least arguable that the discreditable popular image is to some extent a reflection of his own self-image, and that the sad irony of the librarian is that people have come to accept him at his own valuation.
    Ex: The librarian's common general values include the desire for competence and autonomy at work, cooperation, tolerance and a sense of duty, and an appreciation of basic human needs of security, acceptance and self-respect.
    Ex: In relating to client, therefore, there are fundamental conditions that need expression: unconditional positive regard from others and self-regard and valuing from the client.
    Ex: How do we manage working arrangements and role relationships so that people's needs for self-worth, growth, and development are significantly met in our libraries?.
    * mejorar la autoestima = improve + self-esteem.
    * mejorar + Posesivo + autoestima = enhance + Posesivo + self-esteem.

    * * *
    self-esteem
    * * *
    self-esteem
    * * *
    f self-esteem
    * * *
    : self-esteem

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoestima

  • 798 autoestopista

    f. & m.
    1 hitch-hiker.
    2 hitchhiker.
    * * *
    1→ link=autostopista autostopista
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino y femenino hitchhiker
    * * *
    Ex. Sign language includes all forms of codification in which words, numbers, and punctuation marks have been supplanted by gestures; they may vary from the 'monosyllabic' gestures of the hitch-hiker to such complete systems as the language of the deaf = El lenguaje de signos incluye todas las formas de codificación donde las palabras, números y signos de puntuación se han sustituido por gestos y pueden ir de los gestos "monosilábicos" del autoestopista a sistemas tan completos como el del lenguaje de los sordos.
    * * *
    masculino y femenino hitchhiker
    * * *

    Ex: Sign language includes all forms of codification in which words, numbers, and punctuation marks have been supplanted by gestures; they may vary from the 'monosyllabic' gestures of the hitch-hiker to such complete systems as the language of the deaf = El lenguaje de signos incluye todas las formas de codificación donde las palabras, números y signos de puntuación se han sustituido por gestos y pueden ir de los gestos "monosilábicos" del autoestopista a sistemas tan completos como el del lenguaje de los sordos.

    * * *
    hitchhiker
    * * *

    autoestopista sustantivo masculino y femenino
    hitchhiker
    autoestopista ➣ autostopista
    ' autoestopista' also found in these entries:
    English:
    hitch-hiker
    - hitch
    * * *
    hitchhiker
    * * *
    m/f hitchhiker

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoestopista

  • 799 autoevaluación

    f.
    self-assessment, self-evaluation.
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino self-assessment
    * * *
    = self-evaluation, self-study report, self-testing, self-appraisal, self-assessment.
    Ex. Lack of proper self-evaluation may explain both their callousness and their imprudence = La falta de una autoevaluación adecuada puede explicar su insensibilidad e imprudencia.
    Ex. She looked incredulously at the single photocopied page from the last self-study report.
    Ex. This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    Ex. Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex. The check-list is intended to be used for self-assessment for newly qualified librarians during the pre-registration period.
    * * *
    femenino self-assessment
    * * *
    = self-evaluation, self-study report, self-testing, self-appraisal, self-assessment.

    Ex: Lack of proper self-evaluation may explain both their callousness and their imprudence = La falta de una autoevaluación adecuada puede explicar su insensibilidad e imprudencia.

    Ex: She looked incredulously at the single photocopied page from the last self-study report.
    Ex: This system uses expert system architectural principles to generate an inexhaustible supply of accounting questions that can be used by students for self-study and self-testing.
    Ex: Reference group theory is based upon the principle that people take the standards of significant others as a basis for making self-appraisals, comparisons, and choices regarding need and use of information.
    Ex: The check-list is intended to be used for self-assessment for newly qualified librarians during the pre-registration period.

    * * *
    self-appraisal
    * * *
    self-assessment

    Spanish-English dictionary > autoevaluación

  • 800 autoexploración

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    = self-exam, self-examination.
    Ex. The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.
    Ex. It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.
    * * *
    = self-exam, self-examination.

    Ex: The doctor also will explain how to do testicular self-exams.

    Ex: It is most appropriate on Ash Wednesday, when we begin a period of sober reflection, self-examination, and spiritual redirection.

    * * *
    * * *
    self-examination

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  • Feminine — Fem i*nine, n. 1. A woman. [Obs. or Colloq.] [1913 Webster] They guide the feminines toward the palace. Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. (Gram.) Any one of those words which are the appellations of females, or which have the terminations usually found… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • féminine — ● féminin, féminine adjectif (latin femininus, de femina, femme) Qui est propre à la femme : Le charme féminin. Se dit d un groupe composé de femmes : Équipe féminine. Qui a rapport aux femmes : Vêtements féminins. Qui est destiné, réservé aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • feminine — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French feminin, from Latin femininus, from femina woman; akin to Old English delu nipple, Latin filius son, felix, fetus, & fecundus fruitful, felare to suck, Greek thēlē nipple Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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