Translation: from spanish

societal ill

  • 1 societal

    Spanish-English dictionary > societal

  • 2 abrumar

    v.
    1 to overwhelm.
    Ellos abruman al chico They overwhelm the boy.
    2 to weary, to annoy.
    Sus celos abruman a Ricardo Her jealousy wearies Richard.
    3 to obfuscate.
    * * *
    1 to overwhelm, crush
    1 to become misty
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    verb
    * * *
    1.
    VT (=agobiar) to overwhelm; (=oprimir) to oppress, weigh down; (=cansar) to wear out, exhaust

    abrumar a algn de trabajo — to overload o swamp sb with work

    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to overwhelm

    abrumar a alguien con algo — con problemas/quejas to wear somebody out with something

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    = bog down, engulf, overwhelm, swamp, overpower, weigh + heavily + upon, weigh down.
    Ex. There is increased evidence that we are being bogged down today as specialization extends.
    Ex. Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.
    Ex. The concern is that this sudden and increased flow of information is simply going to overwhelm us.
    Ex. The recommendations seemed to indicate that the British Library would have been swamped with relegated books from the low-use stock of university libraries.
    Ex. She was overpowered by a feeling of impotence.
    Ex. Librarians, led by men like Melvil Dewey, spent the majority of their waking hours attempting to reduce library work to a 'mechanical art', and their mind-numbing articles weighed heavily upon the pages of 'Library Journal'.
    Ex. The passages describing the environment, though lushly written, are inclined to weigh down the narrative thrust of the novel.
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    * abrumar con atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to overwhelm

    abrumar a alguien con algo — con problemas/quejas to wear somebody out with something

    * * *
    = bog down, engulf, overwhelm, swamp, overpower, weigh + heavily + upon, weigh down.

    Ex: There is increased evidence that we are being bogged down today as specialization extends.

    Ex: Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.
    Ex: The concern is that this sudden and increased flow of information is simply going to overwhelm us.
    Ex: The recommendations seemed to indicate that the British Library would have been swamped with relegated books from the low-use stock of university libraries.
    Ex: She was overpowered by a feeling of impotence.
    Ex: Librarians, led by men like Melvil Dewey, spent the majority of their waking hours attempting to reduce library work to a 'mechanical art', and their mind-numbing articles weighed heavily upon the pages of 'Library Journal'.
    Ex: The passages describing the environment, though lushly written, are inclined to weigh down the narrative thrust of the novel.
    * abrumar con atenciones = kill + Nombre + with kindness, smother + Nombre + with kindness.

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    abrumar [A1 ]
    vt
    to overwhelm
    la abrumaron con tantas atenciones she was overwhelmed by all their kindness
    me abruma con sus preguntas/quejas he wears me out with his constant questions/complaints
    estaba abrumado de trabajo he was snowed under with work
    abrumado por las preocupaciones weighed down with worry
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    abrumar ( conjugate abrumar) verbo transitivo
    to overwhelm;
    abrumar a algn con algo ‹con problemas/quejas› to wear sb out with sth;

    abrumar verbo transitivo to overwhelm, crush: me abrumas con tantas atenciones, I'm overwhelmed by your kindness

    ' abrumar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    overcome
    - overpower
    - overwhelm
    - over
    - weigh
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    [agobiar] to overwhelm;
    lo abruma tanta responsabilidad he is overwhelmed by all the responsibility;
    tantas atenciones la abruman she finds all that attentiveness overwhelming;
    me abruma estar entre mucha gente I find being in large crowds oppressive
    * * *
    v/t overwhelm ( con o
    de with);
    con trabajo snowed under with work
    * * *
    1) agobiar: to overwhelm
    2) oprimir: to oppress, to burden

    Spanish-English dictionary > abrumar

  • 3 afectar completamente

    (v.) = engulf
    Ex. Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.
    * * *
    (v.) = engulf

    Ex: Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > afectar completamente

  • 4 beneficio

    m.
    1 benefit (bien).
    a beneficio de in aid of (gala, concierto)
    en beneficio de for the good of
    en beneficio de todos in everyone's interest
    en beneficio propio for one's own good
    Para su bien For his sake.
    2 profit (ganancia).
    beneficio bruto/neto gross/net profit
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: beneficiar.
    * * *
    1 (ganancia) profit
    2 (bien) benefit
    \
    en beneficio de for the good of, for the benefit of, in the interest of
    a beneficio de in aid of
    sacar beneficio de to profit from
    beneficio bruto gross profit
    beneficio neto clear profit
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    noun m.
    2) gain, profit
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    SM
    1) (=ventaja) benefit

    • a beneficio de algn — in aid of sb

    • en beneficio de algn, aprovechó las cualidades literarias de su mujer en beneficio propio — he exploited his wife's literary talent to his own advantage o for his own benefit

    en o por tu propio beneficio, es mejor que no vengas — for your own good o benefit o in your own interests, it's best if you don't come

    oficio 1)
    2) (Com, Econ) profit

    • obtener o tener beneficios — to make a profit

    obtuvieron 1.500 millones de beneficio el año pasado — they made a profit of 1,500 million last year

    beneficio de explotación — operating profit, trading profit

    beneficio líquido — [en un balance] net profit; [en una transacción] net profit, clear profit

    beneficio neto — = beneficio líquido

    beneficio operativo — operating profit, trading profit

    beneficios antes de impuestos — pre-tax profits, profits before tax

    beneficios postimpositivos — after-tax profits, profits after tax

    margen 1., 4)
    3) (=función benéfica) benefit (performance)
    4) (=donación) donation
    5) (Rel) living, benefice
    6) (Min) [de mina] exploitation, working; [de mineral] (=extracción) extraction; (=tratamiento) processing, treatment
    7) LAm (=descuartizamiento) butchering; (=matanza) slaughter
    8) CAm [de café] coffee processing plant
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Com, Fin) profit

    producir or reportar beneficios — to yeild o bring returns o profits

    b) (ventaja, bien) benefit
    2)
    a) (AmL) ( de animal) dressing
    b) (AmC) (Agr) coffee processing plant
    c) (Chi) ( de mineral) extraction
    * * *
    = benefit, gain, profit, plus [pluses, -pl.], dividend, payback, payoff [pay-off], perk, mileage.
    Ex. The examples that follow will give you a glimpse of the important features and benefits of the SCI CD Edition.
    Ex. This is likely to lead to shorter and less complex profiles for searches, and the gains will be most obvious in a natural language system.
    Ex. As the quantity increased the printer's capital investment, which was always alarmingly high, rose with it, and his profit as a percentage of investment fell.
    Ex. Whether these differences are pluses or minuses depends very much on a library's needs and expectations.
    Ex. The article has the title ' Dividends: the value of public libraries in Canada'.
    Ex. In the 1980s the illegal reproduction and distribution of information was a tedious process that generally produced poor payback.
    Ex. Although setting up a security policy may demand considerable upheaval, it has significant payoff in safety and efficiency.
    Ex. At almost every conference I've spoken at one of the perks is free conference registration.
    Ex. Reports produced by government-sponsored projects may not be widely distributed until the government has had good mileage from them = Los informes obtenidos de los proyectos patrocinados por el gobierno puede que no se distribuyan de forma general hasta que el gobierno les haya sacado un buen provecho.
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    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * aportar beneficios = lead to + benefits, bring + benefits.
    * beneficio añadido = added benefit.
    * beneficio de bolsa = share dividend.
    * beneficio directo = direct benefit.
    * beneficio económico = economic benefit, financial benefit, economic return.
    * beneficio extra = bonus [bonuses, -pl.].
    * beneficio fiscal = tax benefit, fiscal benefit.
    * beneficio indirecto = spin-off, indirect benefit, spinoff benefit, spillover benefit.
    * beneficio marginal = marginal benefit.
    * beneficio material = material benefit.
    * beneficio mutuo = mutual benefit.
    * beneficio neto = net trading profit, net profit, net gain, net benefit.
    * beneficio para la salud = health benefit.
    * beneficio personal = personal gain.
    * beneficio positivo = positive return.
    * beneficio público = public interest.
    * beneficio recíproco = mutual benefit.
    * beneficios = return.
    * beneficios acumulados = accruing benefits.
    * beneficios brutos = gross benefits.
    * beneficios complementarios = fringe benefits.
    * beneficios de la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * beneficios del cargo, los = spoils of office, the.
    * beneficios en metálico = cash benefit.
    * beneficios en relación con la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * beneficios netos = net income.
    * beneficio social = societal benefit, social return, social benefit.
    * concierto a beneficio = benefit concert.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * costes y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * costos y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * dar a Alguien el beneficio de la duda = give + Nombre + the benefit of the doubt.
    * de mucho beneficio = high-payoff.
    * el beneficio de la duda = the benefit of the doubt.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en + Posesivo + propio beneficio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
    * margen de beneficio = markup rate, markup [mark-up], profit margin.
    * muchos beneficios = high return.
    * obtener beneficios = gain + benefit, make + a profit, realise + benefits, derive + benefit, reap + rewards, reap + benefits, reap + returns, make + profit.
    * obtener el máximo beneficio = reap + full potential.
    * para beneficio de = for the good of.
    * para el beneficio de = for the benefit of.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * producir beneficios = reap + dividends, render + returns, achieve + returns, pay + dividends, return + dividends.
    * que busca el beneficio propio = self-serving.
    * reducir los beneficios = cut + profit.
    * relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * relativo a la relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * reportar beneficio = provide + benefit.
    * reportar beneficios = have + benefits, bring + benefits.
    * riesgos-beneficios = risk-return.
    * ser de gran beneficio para = be of great benefit to.
    * ser un beneficio inesperado para = be a boon to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (Com, Fin) profit

    producir or reportar beneficios — to yeild o bring returns o profits

    b) (ventaja, bien) benefit
    2)
    a) (AmL) ( de animal) dressing
    b) (AmC) (Agr) coffee processing plant
    c) (Chi) ( de mineral) extraction
    * * *
    = benefit, gain, profit, plus [pluses, -pl.], dividend, payback, payoff [pay-off], perk, mileage.

    Ex: The examples that follow will give you a glimpse of the important features and benefits of the SCI CD Edition.

    Ex: This is likely to lead to shorter and less complex profiles for searches, and the gains will be most obvious in a natural language system.
    Ex: As the quantity increased the printer's capital investment, which was always alarmingly high, rose with it, and his profit as a percentage of investment fell.
    Ex: Whether these differences are pluses or minuses depends very much on a library's needs and expectations.
    Ex: The article has the title ' Dividends: the value of public libraries in Canada'.
    Ex: In the 1980s the illegal reproduction and distribution of information was a tedious process that generally produced poor payback.
    Ex: Although setting up a security policy may demand considerable upheaval, it has significant payoff in safety and efficiency.
    Ex: At almost every conference I've spoken at one of the perks is free conference registration.
    Ex: Reports produced by government-sponsored projects may not be widely distributed until the government has had good mileage from them = Los informes obtenidos de los proyectos patrocinados por el gobierno puede que no se distribuyan de forma general hasta que el gobierno les haya sacado un buen provecho.
    * análisis de costes-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * análisis de costos-beneficios = cost-benefit analysis.
    * aportar beneficios = lead to + benefits, bring + benefits.
    * beneficio añadido = added benefit.
    * beneficio de bolsa = share dividend.
    * beneficio directo = direct benefit.
    * beneficio económico = economic benefit, financial benefit, economic return.
    * beneficio extra = bonus [bonuses, -pl.].
    * beneficio fiscal = tax benefit, fiscal benefit.
    * beneficio indirecto = spin-off, indirect benefit, spinoff benefit, spillover benefit.
    * beneficio marginal = marginal benefit.
    * beneficio material = material benefit.
    * beneficio mutuo = mutual benefit.
    * beneficio neto = net trading profit, net profit, net gain, net benefit.
    * beneficio para la salud = health benefit.
    * beneficio personal = personal gain.
    * beneficio positivo = positive return.
    * beneficio público = public interest.
    * beneficio recíproco = mutual benefit.
    * beneficios = return.
    * beneficios acumulados = accruing benefits.
    * beneficios brutos = gross benefits.
    * beneficios complementarios = fringe benefits.
    * beneficios de la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * beneficios del cargo, los = spoils of office, the.
    * beneficios en metálico = cash benefit.
    * beneficios en relación con la inversión = return on investment (ROI).
    * beneficios netos = net income.
    * beneficio social = societal benefit, social return, social benefit.
    * concierto a beneficio = benefit concert.
    * conseguir beneficio = accrue + benefit.
    * costes y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * costos y beneficios = costs and benefits.
    * dar a Alguien el beneficio de la duda = give + Nombre + the benefit of the doubt.
    * de mucho beneficio = high-payoff.
    * el beneficio de la duda = the benefit of the doubt.
    * en beneficio de = for the benefit of, to the benefit of.
    * en beneficio propio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * en + Posesivo + propio beneficio = to + Posesivo + advantage.
    * escaparse de los beneficios de Internet = fall through + the net.
    * explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
    * margen de beneficio = markup rate, markup [mark-up], profit margin.
    * muchos beneficios = high return.
    * obtener beneficios = gain + benefit, make + a profit, realise + benefits, derive + benefit, reap + rewards, reap + benefits, reap + returns, make + profit.
    * obtener el máximo beneficio = reap + full potential.
    * para beneficio de = for the good of.
    * para el beneficio de = for the benefit of.
    * precio de coste más margen de beneficios = cost-plus pricing.
    * producir beneficios = reap + dividends, render + returns, achieve + returns, pay + dividends, return + dividends.
    * que busca el beneficio propio = self-serving.
    * reducir los beneficios = cut + profit.
    * relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit ratio.
    * relativo a la relación costes-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * relativo a la relación costos-beneficios = cost-benefit.
    * reportar beneficio = provide + benefit.
    * reportar beneficios = have + benefits, bring + benefits.
    * riesgos-beneficios = risk-return.
    * ser de gran beneficio para = be of great benefit to.
    * ser un beneficio inesperado para = be a boon to.
    * tener beneficios = have + benefits.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( Com, Fin) profit
    este negocio produce grandes beneficios this business yields large profits
    una inversión que reportó importantes beneficios an investment that brought significant returns o profits
    margen de beneficio(s) profit margin
    2 (ventaja, bien) benefit
    no va a sacar gran beneficio del asunto he's not going to benefit much from this affair
    una colecta a beneficio de las víctimas a collection in aid of the victims
    en beneficio de todos in the interests of everyone
    todo lo hace en beneficio propio everything he does is for his own gain o advantage
    tales mejoras redundarán en beneficio del público these improvements will benefit the public o will be in the public interest
    3 (función benéfica) charity performance
    Compuestos:
    gross profit
    entitlement to legal aid
    fringe benefit
    net profit
    net profit
    earnings per share (pl)
    fringe benefit
    B ( AmL) (de un animal) dressing
    C ( Chi) (de un mineral) extraction
    D ( AmC) ( Agr) coffee processing plant
    * * *

     

    Del verbo beneficiar: ( conjugate beneficiar)

    beneficio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    benefició es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    beneficiar    
    beneficio
    beneficiar ( conjugate beneficiar) verbo transitivo ( favorecer) to benefit, to be of benefit to;

    salir beneficiado con algo to be better off with sth
    beneficiarse verbo pronominal
    to benefit;
    beneficiose con/de algo to benefit from sth
    beneficio sustantivo masculino
    a) (Com, Fin) profit;

    producir or reportar beneficios to yield o bring returns o profits
    b) (ventaja, bien) benefit;


    en beneficio de todos in the interests of everyone
    beneficiar verbo transitivo to benefit
    beneficio sustantivo masculino
    1 Com Fin profit
    2 (provecho, ventaja) benefit
    en beneficio de todos, in everyone's benefit
    3 (ayuda) a beneficio de, in aid of: un partido de fútbol a beneficio de los huérfanos, a football match in aid of orphans
    Profit o profits se refieren únicamente al beneficio económico.
    Benefit hace referencia a otro tipo de beneficios y también a ciertas subvenciones de la Seguridad Social.
    ' beneficio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    bota
    - dar
    - inventario
    - menoscabar
    - partida
    - partido
    - provecho
    - redundar
    - revertir
    - sacar
    - bien
    - bonificación
    - disfrutar
    - margen
    - mayor
    - mutuo
    - propio
    - renta
    - utilidad
    - ventaja
    English:
    aid
    - benefit
    - blessing
    - cancel out
    - clear
    - gain
    - good
    - interest
    - mark-up
    - perk
    - profit
    - return
    - tidy
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    1. [bien] benefit;
    a beneficio de [gala, concierto] in aid of;
    en beneficio de for the good of;
    ello redundó en beneficio nuestro it was to our advantage;
    en beneficio de todos in everyone's interest;
    en beneficio propio for one's own good;
    sólo buscan el beneficio propio they're only interested in what's in it for them
    2. [ganancia] profit;
    la tienda ya está dando beneficios the shop is already making a profit
    beneficio bruto gross profit;
    beneficio neto net profit
    3. Min [extracción] extraction
    4. Carib, Chile [de res] slaughter
    * * *
    m
    1 ( ventaja) benefit;
    en beneficio de in aid of
    2 COM profit
    2 Rpl
    para ganado slaughterhouse
    3 C.Am.
    coffee-processing plant
    * * *
    1) ganancia, provecho: gain, profit
    2) : benefit
    * * *
    1. (bien) benefit
    2. (ganancias) profit
    el beneficio neto fue de más de 9.000 millones de pesetas the net profit was over 9,000 million pesetas
    en beneficio de in the interests of / for the good of
    en su propio beneficio in his own interests / for his own good

    Spanish-English dictionary > beneficio

  • 5 beneficio social

    m.
    social benefit.
    * * *
    (n.) = societal benefit, social return, social benefit
    Ex. Many of the visionary reports now being published on the future information society contain unsupportable claims of potential societal benefit.
    Ex. Economists have estimated the regional impacts and social returns realized through the provision of public education institutions.
    Ex. If good buildings are erected, even in unpromising neighbourhoods, the subsequent social benefits and positive political responses may restore libraries to the eminence they once enjoyed.
    * * *
    (n.) = societal benefit, social return, social benefit

    Ex: Many of the visionary reports now being published on the future information society contain unsupportable claims of potential societal benefit.

    Ex: Economists have estimated the regional impacts and social returns realized through the provision of public education institutions.
    Ex: If good buildings are erected, even in unpromising neighbourhoods, the subsequent social benefits and positive political responses may restore libraries to the eminence they once enjoyed.

    Spanish-English dictionary > beneficio social

  • 6 cambio social

    m.
    1 social change.
    2 amendment to the articles of incorporation.
    * * *
    (n.) = social change, societal change
    Ex. We need to replace those aspects of traditional public library service which have been taken over by other media or rendered redundant by social change.
    Ex. Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.
    * * *
    (n.) = social change, societal change

    Ex: We need to replace those aspects of traditional public library service which have been taken over by other media or rendered redundant by social change.

    Ex: Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio social

  • 7 cambio1

    1 = adaptive response, alteration, change, editing, modulation, move, recasting, redesign, rotation, shift, transfer, transformation, changeover [change-over], disturbance, mutation, permeability, reformation, switchover, reverse, shift away from, shifting, changing of the guard, swing, bartering, switch, switching, change.
    Ex. It is too early to assess the success of the adaptive responses which have been instituted in most SLIS.
    Ex. A musical adaptation is a musical work that represents a distinct alteration of another work (e.g. a free transcription), a work that paraphrases parts of various works or the general style of another composer, or a work that is merely based on other music (e.g. variations on a them).
    Ex. These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
    Ex. To ensure further that all the index entries generated by chain procedure are indeed helpful, the initial analysis of the chain may require editing.
    Ex. There is little modulation, whole steps of division being short-circuited and an odd assembly of terms being frequently found: e.g.: LAW see also JURY, JUDGES.
    Ex. Better flexibility is achieved if the heating, ventilation and lighting can accommodate this move without the need for any alterations.
    Ex. This kind of large-scale recasting offers an opportunity for the scheme to go forward rather than stagnate until it is completely taken by events.
    Ex. This action was the redesign of the enquiry form in order to elicit more information from the enquirer.
    Ex. The entries that result from the rotation mechanism have standard layout, punctuation and typography, all of which have been pre-programmed.
    Ex. Transitory circumstances of daily life are what cause these shifts.
    Ex. When the record transfer is complete, the catalog summary screen is shown for the new record so that the user can review and update it.
    Ex. Hungary faces far-reaching socio-economic transformation which will inevitably affect libraries as well.
    Ex. The changeover has resulted in more rapid machine-editing of input and reduced costs for cataloguing.
    Ex. A centralised system was chosen to ensure speedy receipt and dissemination with minimal disturbances.
    Ex. The very meanings of words like 'library' and 'university' are about to undergo mutations too radical to conceive, much less predict = Los significados mismos de palabras como "biblioteca" y "universidad" están a punto de experimentar cambios demasiado radicales de concevir y cuanto mucho menos de predecir.
    Ex. There is greater permeability than before between different types of library at the start of a career but, once settled in a post, fewer librarians than before change from one type of library to another.
    Ex. The author presents suggestions for the reformation of medical library education.
    Ex. The transition date for the switchover is 1 Oct 2000.
    Ex. Moreover, we conclude that the process of placing a feminist stamp on working relations is both far from complete and subject to reverses.
    Ex. This article discusses the effects of changes in the economy on the distribution of work in libraries which indicate a shift away from its female origins.
    Ex. This article considers the use of a spreadsheet in the shifting of periodicals collections in order to save time.
    Ex. The recent reorganization has resulted in a merger of the academic and public divisions and a changing of the guard among the company's top officials.
    Ex. The addition of new feedback techniques produced a significant swing in favour of the application.
    Ex. Holdings will become increasingly important as a bartering tool to gain additional access benefits.
    Ex. Office automation have brought about a switch to a paperless office.
    Ex. These 'spuriously loyal' customers are not willing to churn just because of switching costs.
    Ex. Most libraries maintain a small cash float for the giving of change and, in addition, money/ is received in payment of fines.
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    * a cambio = in return.
    * a cambio de = in exchange for, in return for.
    * a cambio de nada = for nothing.
    * aceptar el cambio = embrace + change.
    * aceptar un cambio = accommodate + change.
    * adaptarse al cambio = accommodate to + change, adapt to + change.
    * adaptarse a los cambios = flow with + the tides.
    * adoptar un cambio = adopt + change, accommodate + change.
    * agente de cambio = agent of(for) change, force for change, force of change.
    * agente del cambio = change agent.
    * aires de cambio = wind(s) of change, the, seas of change, the.
    * cambio a = flight to.
    * cambio brusco = revulsion, flip-flop.
    * cambio brusco de velocidad del viento = wind shear.
    * cambio climático = climate change, climatic change.
    * cambio cualitativo = step change, qualitative change.
    * cambio cuantitativo = quantitative change.
    * cambio cultural = cultural change.
    * cambio de actitud = change in attitude, change of heart.
    * cambio de aires = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene, greener pastures, pastures new.
    * cambio de ambiente = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * cambio de aspecto = lick of paint.
    * cambio de ciudadanía = change of citizenship.
    * cambio de dirección = change of hands.
    * cambio de dueño = change of hands.
    * cambio de énfasis = shift of emphasis, shift in emphasis.
    * cambio de entorno = change of scenery, change of air and scene, change of air, change of scene.
    * cambio de hora estacional = daylight saving time.
    * cambio de idea = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de imagen = makeover [make-over], makeover [make-over].
    * cambio de instalación eléctrica = rewiring.
    * cambio de la guardia = changing of the guard.
    * cambio de look = lick of paint.
    * cambio de lugar = relocation.
    * cambio de manos = change of hands.
    * cambio de mirada = gaze-shift.
    * cambio demográfico = population trend.
    * cambio de nacionalidad = change of citizenship.
    * cambio de nombre = rebranding.
    * cambio de opinión = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de orientación = paradigm change, paradigm shift.
    * cambio de paradigma = paradigm change, paradigm shift.
    * cambio de parecer = change of heart, change of mind.
    * cambio de procedimiento = procedural change.
    * cambio de propietario = change of hands.
    * cambio de proveedor = churn.
    * cambio de registro = code switching.
    * cambio de residencia = resettlement.
    * cambio de servicio = churn.
    * cambio de sexo = sex change.
    * cambio de título = title change.
    * cambio escénico = scene changing.
    * cambio estacional = seasonal change.
    * cambio hormonal = hormonal change.
    * cambio inesperado = twist.
    * cambio institucional = institutional change.
    * cambio metereológico = weather modification.
    * cambio + ocurrir = change + take place.
    * cambio + producirse = change + come about.
    * cambio profundo = profound change.
    * cambio radical = revulsion, sea change, radical change.
    * cambio radical de postura = about-face.
    * cambio revolucionario = revolutionary change.
    * cambios = second thoughts, ebb and flow.
    * cambio social = social change, societal change.
    * cambio + suceder = change + take place.
    * cambio + tener lugar = change + take place.
    * cambio total = turnabout [turn-about], turnaround.
    * cambio transformador = transformative change, transforming change.
    * cambio traumático = traumatic change.
    * cambio vertiginoso = spiral of change.
    * clima de cambio = climate of change.
    * efectuar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * efectuar un cambio = effect + change.
    * elemento de cambio = agent of(for) change.
    * en cambio = by contrast, in contrast, instead, shifting, by comparison.
    * en constante cambio = ever-changing [ever changing], ever-fluid, on the move, fast changing [fast-changing], ever-shifting.
    * en continuo cambio = constantly shifting, ever-changing [ever changing], ever-shifting.
    * en estado de cambio = in a state of flux.
    * enfrentarse a los cambios = cope with + change.
    * en proceso de cambio = changing.
    * estado de cambio = state of flux.
    * estar en estado de cambio = be in flux.
    * estar en proceso de cambio = be in flux.
    * estar sujeto a cambios = be written in sand, not stone, be subject to change.
    * experimentar un cambio = bring about + change, undergo + modification, undergo + change, undergo + transition.
    * experimentar un cambio + Adjetivo = take + a + Adjetivo + turn.
    * hacer cambios en la búsqueda = renegotiate + search.
    * hacer cambios indebidamente = tamper (with).
    * hacer el cambio = make + the change.
    * hacer frente al cambio = manage + change.
    * hacer frente a un cambio = meet + change.
    * hacer un cambio = make + change.
    * impulsor del cambio = driver of change.
    * introducir un cambio = bring + change.
    * libre cambio = laissez-faire.
    * línea internacional de cambio de fecha, la = International Date Line, the.
    * lograr un cambio = accomplish + change.
    * los constantes cambios de = the changing face of, the changing nature of.
    * momento clave del cambio = tipping point.
    * moneda de cambio = bargaining chip.
    * mostrar por medio de cambio de intensidad en el brillo = flash up.
    * motor del cambio = driver of change.
    * no hacer ningún cambio = stand + pat.
    * no sufrir cambios = remain + normal.
    * ocasionar un cambio = bring about + change, trigger + change.
    * operación de cambio de sexo = sex-change surgery, sex-change operation.
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * proceso de cambio = process of change.
    * producir un cambio = effect + change, produce + change, trigger + change.
    * provocar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * provocar un cambio = bring about + change.
    * reacio al cambio = resistant to change.
    * realizar un cambio = make + alteration, implement + change.
    * repercusiones del cambio = impact of change.
    * resistente al cambio = resistant to change.
    * ritmo del cambio = rate of change, pace of change.
    * ser susceptible de cambios = be subject to change.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * subsidio para cambio de residencia = resettlement allowance.
    * suceder un cambio = occur + change.
    * sucesión de cambios bruscos = roller coaster ride, roller coaster.
    * sufrir un cambio = experience + change, undergo + change.
    * suponer un cambio = bring about + change.
    * trabajar a cambio de nada = work for + nothing.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio1

  • 8 chocho

    adj.
    senile, doddering, dotty, doddery.
    intj.
    wow.
    m.
    cunt, beaver, fanny.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: chochar.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 doddering, senile
    2 figurado (de cariño) tender, soft
    \
    estar chocho,-a por alguien figurado to be soft about somebody
    ————————
    1 (altramuz) lupin
    2 (dulce) cinnamon candy stick
    3 tabú cunt, pussy
    1 (chucherías) sweets, US candies
    * * *
    I
    1. ADJ
    1) (=senil) doddering, senile
    2) (=embelesado) soft, doting, sentimental

    estar chocho por algn — to dote on sb, be soft on sb

    3) Cono Sur (=contento) delighted, pleased
    2.
    EXCL CAm * no kidding! *, really?
    II
    SM
    1) (=caramelo) candy stick
    pl chochos (=golosinas) sweets, candy sing (EEUU)

    chochos de vieja — lupin seeds sold at street stalls, fairs etc for eating

    2) *** (=vulva) pussy ***
    3) * (=lío) rumpus *, shindy *
    III chocho, -a *
    1.
    ADJ CAm (=nicaragüense) Nicaraguan
    2. SM / F
    1) (=drogadicto) drug addict
    2) CAm (=nicaragüense) Nicaraguan
    chocha
    * * *
    - cha adjetivo
    1)
    a) (fam) < viejo> gaga (colloq)
    b) (fam) (encantado, entusiasmado)

    está chocho por or con su hijita — he dotes on his daughter

    se quedó chocho con el regalo — he was delighted with his present

    2) (como interj) (AmC fam)

    chocho! qué montón de trabajo tenemos! — gosh, have we got a lot of work! (colloq)

    * * *
    = doddering, senile, gaga.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Dawn raids and doddering academics'.
    Ex. However, the advertisements were not found to support the societal stereotypes that the aged are inflexible, senile, physically deteriorated, and dependent.
    Ex. So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
    ----
    * viejo chocho = dodderer, old fart.
    * * *
    - cha adjetivo
    1)
    a) (fam) < viejo> gaga (colloq)
    b) (fam) (encantado, entusiasmado)

    está chocho por or con su hijita — he dotes on his daughter

    se quedó chocho con el regalo — he was delighted with his present

    2) (como interj) (AmC fam)

    chocho! qué montón de trabajo tenemos! — gosh, have we got a lot of work! (colloq)

    * * *
    = doddering, senile, gaga.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Dawn raids and doddering academics'.

    Ex: However, the advertisements were not found to support the societal stereotypes that the aged are inflexible, senile, physically deteriorated, and dependent.
    Ex: So if Ellen and Baltar are anything to go by, it seems exceptionally smart people are a bit gaga.
    * viejo chocho = dodderer, old fart.

    * * *
    A
    1 ( fam); ‹viejo› gaga ( colloq)
    2 ( fam)
    (encantado, entusiasmado): está chocho por or con su hijita he dotes on his daughter
    se quedó chocho con el regalo he was delighted with his present
    lo trasladaron a México y está chocho de la vida he's been transferred to Mexico and he's over the moon about it ( colloq)
    estaba chocho de que se hubiera acordado he was so happy o ( colloq) he was tickled pink that she had remembered, he was really chuffed that she had remembered ( BrE)
    ( AmC fam): ¡chocho! ¡qué carro! wow! that's some car! ( colloq)
    ¡chocho! ¡qué montón de trabajo tenemos que hacer! boy, have we got a lot of work to do! ( colloq)
    cunt ( vulg), beaver ( AmE sl), fanny ( BrE sl)
    * * *

    chocho
    ◊ - cha adjetivo

    a) (fam) ‹ viejo› gaga (colloq)

    b) (fam) ( encantado):


    se quedó chocho con el regalo he was delighted with his present
    ' chocho' also found in these entries:
    English:
    fanny
    - gaga
    - thrilled
    * * *
    chocho, -a
    ♦ adj
    1. [viejo] senile;
    estar chocho to be senile;
    es un viejo chocho que no sabe lo que dice he's a senile old man who doesn't know what he's saying
    2. Fam [encariñado]
    está chocho con su novia he dotes on his girlfriend;
    está chocho con su nueva casa he's over the moon about his new house
    ♦ nm
    1. Esp, Méx muy Fam [vulva] Br fanny, US beaver
    2. Fam [altramuz] lupin seed [for eating]
    * * *
    I adj fam
    senile;
    II m pop
    beaver pop, cunt vulg
    * * *
    chocho, - cha adj
    1) : senile
    2) : doting

    Spanish-English dictionary > chocho

  • 9 comercial

    adj.
    1 commercial.
    relaciones comerciales trade relations
    2 store.
    f. & m.
    sales rep (vendedor, representante).
    m.
    commercial, ad, advertisement, advert.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 (del comercio) commercial
    2 (de tiendas) shopping
    1 (vendedor) seller; (hombre) salesman; (mujer) saleswoman
    \
    banco comercial commercial bank
    tratado comercial commercial treaty
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=de tiendas) [área, recinto] shopping antes de s
    2) (=financiero) [carta, operación] business antes de s ; [balanza, déficit, guerra, embargo] trade antes de s ; [intercambio, estrategia] commercial

    el interés comercial de la empresa — the commercial o trading interests of the company

    su novela alcanzó un gran éxito comercial — his novel was very successful commercially, his novel achieved great commercial success

    agente 1., local 2., 1)
    3) [aviación, avión, piloto] civil
    4) [cine, teatro, literatura] commercial
    2.
    SMF (=vendedor) salesperson
    * * *
    I
    a) <zona/operación/carta> business (before n)

    nuestra división comercial — our sales o marketing department; galería, centro

    b) <película/arte> commercial
    II
    1) (AmL) commercial, advert (BrE)
    2) (CS) (Educ) business school
    III
    femenino o masculino ( tienda)
    * * *
    = commercial, commercially available, entrepreneurial, fee-based, marketing, priceable, for-profit, consumer-like, business-like, business-related, market-orientated [market orientated], profit-making, profit-related, readily available, trade-oriented, profit-orientated, marketable, business, off-the-shelf, commercially operated, market-oriented [market oriented], profit-oriented, out of the box, profit-generating.
    Ex. It is these features which have led co-operative members to select these systems rather than those of the commercial software vendor.
    Ex. Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
    Ex. Business International Inc. is another US service covering economic and marketing activities in over seventy countries.
    Ex. Neither are the latter group, in the course of their professional activities, likely to feel that the treatment of information as a priceable commodity compromises a principle fundamental to their professional ethic.
    Ex. The friction in this industry between private, for-profit services and not-for-profit learned societies or government bodies is deep-seated.
    Ex. I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex. It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex. Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex. In the middle range of authorship there is, then, quite a wide band of writing stretching from the scholarly to the market-orientated = En el nivel medio de autoría existe, pues, a una gran gama de producciones escritas que van desde lo científico a lo comercial.
    Ex. Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.
    Ex. However these distinctions are not always clear cut, the public sector may pursue profit-related goals and the private sector may adopt other goals besides profit (improving work environments, quality of life).
    Ex. Librarians generally adopt the common strategy of simply using readily available sources of information.
    Ex. Trade-oriented scholarly presses also predict more titles, smaller press runs and higher prices.
    Ex. Information producers and sellers are profit-orientated.
    Ex. Central to this is the belief that information is a marketable commodity.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex. A standard off-the-shelf version costs 450 and fully tailored systems usually fall into the range 1,250 -- 1,450.
    Ex. There are a number of microfilming centres in the country including two commercially operated microfilming services.
    Ex. The market oriented economy is changing the role of information and business information services.
    Ex. The author points out dangers inherent in the fact that on-line data bases are privately owned and profit-oriented.
    Ex. Software vendors provide manuals for the ' out of the box' programs they sell.
    Ex. Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    ----
    * actividad comercial = commercial activity.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * aplicación comercial = commercial application, business application.
    * aplicaciones comerciales = commercial software.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * asequible en establecimiento comercial = over the counter.
    * aviación comercial = commercial aviation.
    * bajo comercial = commercial premise.
    * banco comercial = business bank.
    * barrera comercial = trade barrier.
    * carta comercial = business letter.
    * casa comercial = house.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, plaza.
    * comercial 7 papel comercial = commercial paper.
    * compañía comercial = business firm.
    * correspondencia comercial = business correspondence.
    * déficit comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de un gran éxito comercial = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * director comercial = chief commercial officer.
    * directorio comercial = trade directory, traders' list, traders' catalogue.
    * directorio comercial por calles = street directory.
    * distrito comercial = business district.
    * diversificación comercial = business diversification.
    * edificio comercial = commercial building.
    * editor comercial = commercial publisher.
    * editorial comercial = publishing firm, publishing press.
    * emporio comercial = emporium [emporia, -pl.].
    * empresa comercial = business firm.
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estrategia comercial = business plan, market strategy.
    * éxito comercial = commercial success, financial success.
    * firma comercial = commercial firm, firm, commercial enterprise, business firm.
    * galería comercial = shopping arcade, walking arcade.
    * horario comercial = business hours.
    * industria de las exposiciones comerciales = trade show industry.
    * inglés "comercial" = pidgin English.
    * licencia comercial = trading licence.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * nación comercial = trading nation.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * novedad comercial = industry update.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * parque comercial = business estate.
    * poco comercial = uncommercial.
    * polígono comercial = business estate.
    * presentación comercial = technical presentation.
    * producto comercial = retail product.
    * programa informático comercial = commercial application, commercial software.
    * programas comerciales = commercial software.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * proyecto comercial = marketing project.
    * razonamiento comercial = business case.
    * relaciones comerciales = business dealings.
    * rentabilidad comercial = business profitability.
    * representante comercial = business traveller.
    * riesgo comercial = business risk.
    * secreto comercial = competitive information.
    * sector comercial, el = profit-oriented sector, the, profit sector, the, commercial sector, the, for-profit sector, the.
    * sector no comercial, el = not-for-profit sector, the, non-profit sector, the.
    * servicio comercial = commercial service.
    * sistema comercial = market system, commercial system.
    * situado en la calle comercial = shop-front [shopfront] .
    * socio comercial = business associate.
    * software comercial = commercial software.
    * valor comercial = commercial paper.
    * vehículo comercial = commercial vehicle.
    * viajante comercial = business traveller.
    * visión comercial = business acumen.
    * vuelo comercial = commercial flight.
    * zona comercial = business district, shopping area, shopping district.
    * * *
    I
    a) <zona/operación/carta> business (before n)

    nuestra división comercial — our sales o marketing department; galería, centro

    b) <película/arte> commercial
    II
    1) (AmL) commercial, advert (BrE)
    2) (CS) (Educ) business school
    III
    femenino o masculino ( tienda)
    * * *
    = commercial, commercially available, entrepreneurial, fee-based, marketing, priceable, for-profit, consumer-like, business-like, business-related, market-orientated [market orientated], profit-making, profit-related, readily available, trade-oriented, profit-orientated, marketable, business, off-the-shelf, commercially operated, market-oriented [market oriented], profit-oriented, out of the box, profit-generating.

    Ex: It is these features which have led co-operative members to select these systems rather than those of the commercial software vendor.

    Ex: Computerized information-retrieval systems are also very prominent in commercially available online search systems and applications.
    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex: The imposition of fee-based services may radically curtail the breadth of resources available to library users where historically information has been offered freely.
    Ex: Business International Inc. is another US service covering economic and marketing activities in over seventy countries.
    Ex: Neither are the latter group, in the course of their professional activities, likely to feel that the treatment of information as a priceable commodity compromises a principle fundamental to their professional ethic.
    Ex: The friction in this industry between private, for-profit services and not-for-profit learned societies or government bodies is deep-seated.
    Ex: I tried to say at the very outset of my remarks that there probably has not been sufficient consumer-like and assertive leverage exerted upon our chief suppliers.
    Ex: It was generally felt that US libraries are organised on more business-like lines than those in the Netherlands.
    Ex: Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex: In the middle range of authorship there is, then, quite a wide band of writing stretching from the scholarly to the market-orientated = En el nivel medio de autoría existe, pues, a una gran gama de producciones escritas que van desde lo científico a lo comercial.
    Ex: Many types of budgets are not really applicable to libraries, since libraries are not primarily profit-making institutions.
    Ex: However these distinctions are not always clear cut, the public sector may pursue profit-related goals and the private sector may adopt other goals besides profit (improving work environments, quality of life).
    Ex: Librarians generally adopt the common strategy of simply using readily available sources of information.
    Ex: Trade-oriented scholarly presses also predict more titles, smaller press runs and higher prices.
    Ex: Information producers and sellers are profit-orientated.
    Ex: Central to this is the belief that information is a marketable commodity.
    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    Ex: A standard off-the-shelf version costs 450 and fully tailored systems usually fall into the range 1,250 -- 1,450.
    Ex: There are a number of microfilming centres in the country including two commercially operated microfilming services.
    Ex: The market oriented economy is changing the role of information and business information services.
    Ex: The author points out dangers inherent in the fact that on-line data bases are privately owned and profit-oriented.
    Ex: Software vendors provide manuals for the ' out of the box' programs they sell.
    Ex: Examples of determined efforts to erase the intellectual boundaries between the profit-generating models of business and the intellectual pursuits of the academic community are considered.
    * actividad comercial = commercial activity.
    * anuncio comercial = commercial.
    * aplicación comercial = commercial application, business application.
    * aplicaciones comerciales = commercial software.
    * argumento comercial = business case.
    * asequible en establecimiento comercial = over the counter.
    * aviación comercial = commercial aviation.
    * bajo comercial = commercial premise.
    * banco comercial = business bank.
    * barrera comercial = trade barrier.
    * carta comercial = business letter.
    * casa comercial = house.
    * caso comercial = business case.
    * catálogo comercial de compra por correo = mail order catalogue.
    * centro comercial = shopping centre, shopping precinct, mall of shops, plaza.
    * comercial 7 papel comercial = commercial paper.
    * compañía comercial = business firm.
    * correspondencia comercial = business correspondence.
    * déficit comercial = trade deficit.
    * déficit de la balanza comercial = trade deficit.
    * de gran éxito comercial = high selling.
    * demanda comercial = market demand, commercial demand.
    * de modo comercial = on a commercial basis.
    * de un gran éxito comercial = best selling [bestselling/best-selling], top-selling.
    * de uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * director comercial = chief commercial officer.
    * directorio comercial = trade directory, traders' list, traders' catalogue.
    * directorio comercial por calles = street directory.
    * distrito comercial = business district.
    * diversificación comercial = business diversification.
    * edificio comercial = commercial building.
    * editor comercial = commercial publisher.
    * editorial comercial = publishing firm, publishing press.
    * emporio comercial = emporium [emporia, -pl.].
    * empresa comercial = business firm.
    * estafa comercial = business scam.
    * estrategia comercial = business plan, market strategy.
    * éxito comercial = commercial success, financial success.
    * firma comercial = commercial firm, firm, commercial enterprise, business firm.
    * galería comercial = shopping arcade, walking arcade.
    * horario comercial = business hours.
    * industria de las exposiciones comerciales = trade show industry.
    * inglés "comercial" = pidgin English.
    * licencia comercial = trading licence.
    * mantener relaciones comerciales = do + business.
    * marca comercial = brand name, servicemark, trade name.
    * mundo comercial, el = commercial world, the.
    * nación comercial = trading nation.
    * no comercial = non-profit making, non-commercial [noncommercial].
    * novedad comercial = industry update.
    * para uso comercial = commercially-owned.
    * parque comercial = business estate.
    * poco comercial = uncommercial.
    * polígono comercial = business estate.
    * presentación comercial = technical presentation.
    * producto comercial = retail product.
    * programa informático comercial = commercial application, commercial software.
    * programas comerciales = commercial software.
    * propuesta comercial = business proposition.
    * proyecto comercial = marketing project.
    * razonamiento comercial = business case.
    * relaciones comerciales = business dealings.
    * rentabilidad comercial = business profitability.
    * representante comercial = business traveller.
    * riesgo comercial = business risk.
    * secreto comercial = competitive information.
    * sector comercial, el = profit-oriented sector, the, profit sector, the, commercial sector, the, for-profit sector, the.
    * sector no comercial, el = not-for-profit sector, the, non-profit sector, the.
    * servicio comercial = commercial service.
    * sistema comercial = market system, commercial system.
    * situado en la calle comercial = shop-front [shopfront].
    * socio comercial = business associate.
    * software comercial = commercial software.
    * valor comercial = commercial paper.
    * vehículo comercial = commercial vehicle.
    * viajante comercial = business traveller.
    * visión comercial = business acumen.
    * vuelo comercial = commercial flight.
    * zona comercial = business district, shopping area, shopping district.

    * * *
    1 ‹distrito/operación› business ( before n)
    una importante firma comercial an important company
    el desequilibrio comercial entre los dos países the trade imbalance between the two countries
    un emporio comercial fenicio a Phoenician trading post
    algunos critican su agresividad comercial some people criticize their aggressive approach to business
    el déficit comercial the trade deficit
    una carta comercial a business letter
    nuevas iniciativas comerciales new business initiatives
    nuestra división comercial our sales o marketing department
    el derribo de un avión comercial the shooting down of a civil aircraft
    2 ‹película/arte› commercial
    ( AmL)
    commercial, advert ( BrE)
    or
    A
    (tienda): [ S ] Comercial Hernández Hernandez's Stores
    B (CS) ( Educ) business school
    * * *

     

    comercial adjetivo
    a) ‹zona/operación/carta› business ( before n);


    el déficit comercial the trade deficit;
    See Also→ galería, centro
    b) ‹película/arte› commercial

    ■ sustantivo masculino

    b) (CS) (Educ) business school

    comercial adjetivo commercial
    ' comercial' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    balanza
    - centro
    - depresión
    - erotizar
    - galería
    - propaganda
    - recibo
    - Sres.
    - feria
    - gerente
    - pasaje
    - relación
    - señalización
    - señalizar
    - zona
    English:
    accessible
    - arcade
    - brand name
    - business
    - commercial
    - commercialize
    - delay
    - delegation
    - head-hunt
    - mall
    - merchant bank
    - moneymaker
    - profit margin
    - rep
    - run across
    - sales brochure
    - sales promotion
    - sales rep
    - selling point
    - shopping centre
    - trade agreement
    - trade deficit
    - trade embargo
    - trade gap
    - trade route
    - tradename
    - trading partner
    - trading results
    - unbusinesslike
    - break
    - cash
    - fair
    - for
    - mix
    - opening
    - plaza
    - precinct
    - representative
    - shopping
    - trade
    - trading
    * * *
    ♦ adj
    1. [de empresas] commercial;
    [embargo, déficit, disputa] trade;
    relaciones comerciales trade relations;
    aviación comercial civil aviation;
    política comercial trade policy;
    gestión comercial business management
    2. [que se vende bien] commercial;
    una película muy comercial a very commercial film
    ♦ nmf
    [vendedor, representante] sales rep
    ♦ nm
    Am commercial, Br advert
    * * *
    I adj commercial; de negocios business atr ;
    el déficit comercial the trade deficit
    II m/f representative
    III m L.Am. ( anuncio) commercial
    * * *
    comercial adj & nm
    : commercial
    ♦ comercialmente adv
    * * *
    comercial1 adj commercial
    comercial2 n salesman [pl. salesmen] / saleswoman [pl. saleswomen]

    Spanish-English dictionary > comercial

  • 10 cuestión

    f.
    issue, matter, problem, subject.
    * * *
    1 (pregunta) question
    2 (asunto) business, matter, question
    3 (discusión) dispute, quarrel, argument
    \
    en cuestión in question
    en cuestión de... (tiempo) in just a few..., in a matter of...
    eso es otra cuestión that's a whole different matter
    la cuestión es que... the thing is that...
    ser cuestión de vida o muerte figurado to be a matter of life or death
    cuestión candente burning question
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=asunto) matter, question

    ¡sigue gritando, la cuestión es no dejarme tranquilo! — iró * carry on shouting, don't mind me!

    no sé por qué, pero la cuestión es que ahora soy más pobre — * I don't know why, but the fact is that I'm poorer now than I was

    • cuestión de, una cuestión de honor — a matter of honour

    todo es cuestión de proponérselo — it's all a matter o question of telling yourself you can do it

    puedes beber, pero no es cuestión de que te emborraches — you can have a drink or two, but there's no need to get drunk

    • en cuestión — in question

    quid, vida 1)
    2) (=pregunta) question
    3) (=duda)

    poner algo en cuestión — to call sth into question, raise doubts about sth

    * * *
    1)
    a) (tema, problema) question, matter

    otra cuestión sería que or si estuviera enfermo — if he were ill, that would be another matter o a different matter altogether

    la cuestión es... — the thing is...

    la cuestión es molestar — he/she only does it to annoy

    es cuestión de diez minutos — it'll only take/I'll only be ten minutes

    si fuera cuestión de dinero, no habría problema — if it were a question of money, there'd be no problem

    todo es cuestión de... — it's just a question of...

    2) ( duda)
    3) (fam) ( problema) disagreement, problem; (cosa, objeto) thing, thingamajig* (colloq)
    * * *
    = affair, consideration, enquiry [inquiry, -USA], issue, matter, point, question, topic, business [businesses, -pl.], concern, question.
    Ex. And also until Groome appeared, newcomers were a nullity as an active political force, exerting little influence in city affairs.
    Ex. This broader consideration of descriptive cataloguing problems serves to set a context for the consideration of cataloguing problems associated with nonbook materials.
    Ex. A threshold weight appropriate to the specificity of the searcher's enquiry must be established.
    Ex. These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex. AACR2 generally recommends collocation although it is suggested that the extent of collocation and the need for uniform titles is a matter for local decisions.
    Ex. The point being that these systems are very much in their infancy and have a long way to go before they reach the comparable sophistication of space probes and reusable rocketry.
    Ex. One argument against including a list of questions is that often analysts will think they are the only questions that might be asked.
    Ex. A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex. I think this whole business about whether punctuation is obtrusive or not is quite honestly not worth discussing.
    Ex. Her article lays emphasis on some of the concerns that are important to the continued development of effective information policies.
    Ex. The question is not how much time we have, but what we do with it and how we utilize it.
    ----
    * aclarar una cuestión = clarify + matter, clarify + issue.
    * adoptar una postura firme ante una cuestión = take + position on + issue.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * cuestión administrativa = management issue, administrative issue.
    * cuestión candente = burning issue, burning question.
    * cuestión científica = scientific issue.
    * cuestión controvertida = vexed question, vexing question.
    * cuestión crítica = critical issue.
    * cuestión debatible = debatable point.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión delicada = sensitive issue.
    * cuestión de vida o muerte = life or death issue.
    * cuestión difícil = thorny issue, thorny question, poser.
    * cuestión económica = economic issue, financial issue.
    * cuestiones = matters.
    * cuestiones bibliotecarias = library issues.
    * cuestiones clave = key issues.
    * cuestiones de intendencia = housekeeping.
    * cuestiones de reglamento = policy issue.
    * cuestiones implicadas = issues involved.
    * cuestión específica = topical issue.
    * cuestiones poco claras = grey area [gray area].
    * cuestiones prácticas = mechanics, how-to.
    * cuestiones problemáticas = problem areas.
    * cuestiones sociales = social affairs.
    * cuestiones técnicas = check + under the hood, crawl + under the hood.
    * cuestión ética = ethical issue.
    * cuestión financiera = financial issue.
    * cuestión + girar en torno a = question + revolve around.
    * cuestión histórica = historical issue.
    * cuestión imprescindible = imperative.
    * cuestión insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión laboral = work-related issue.
    * cuestión legal = legal issue.
    * cuestión negociable = negotiable point.
    * cuestión peliaguda = sticky issue.
    * cuestión personal = life issue, personal issue.
    * cuestión polémica = vexed question, vexing question.
    * cuestión política = political issue.
    * cuestión práctica = practicality.
    * cuestión problemática = issue of concern, sticky issue.
    * cuestión relacionada con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión sin trascendencia = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cuestión + surgir = issue + surface.
    * cuestión técnica = technical issue.
    * cuestión tecnológica = technological issue.
    * debatir una cuestión = discuss + idea, discuss + issue.
    * dejar la cuestión abierta = leave + the question open.
    * desviarse del tema en cuestión = go off on + another track.
    * discutir una cuestión = air + issue.
    * el quid de la cuestión = the crux of the problem, the crux of the matter.
    * eludir una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, in question, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * enfrentarse a una cuestión = run up against + issue.
    * en las cuestiones relacionadas con = in the areas of.
    * esa es la cuestión = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * estado de la cuestión = state of the art.
    * estudio crítico del estado de la cuestión = review.
    * estudio del estado de la cuestión = survey.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * exponer una cuestión = raise + point.
    * informe del estado de la cuestión = state of the art report, state of the art review.
    * la cuestión es que = the thing is.
    * la juventud no es cuestión de edad sino de espíritu = you are as old as you feel.
    * llegar al fondo de la cuestión = see to the + bottom of things.
    * llegar al meollo de la cuestión = arrive at + the heart of the matter.
    * llegar al quid de la cuestión = arrive at + the heart of the matter.
    * llevar a hablar de una cuestión = bring up + issue.
    * mencionar una cuestión = bring up + matter, bring up + point.
    * meollo de la cuestión, el = heart of the matter, the, heart of the question, the.
    * no ser cuestión de = there + be + no question of.
    * partes en cuestión, las = parties concerned, the.
    * plantearle a Alguien una cuestión = put before + Nombre + an issue.
    * plantear una cuestión = bring forth + issue, issue + arise, pose + question, raise + argument, raise + issue, raise + point, open up + issue.
    * poner en cuestión = call into + question, render + questionable.
    * poner en cuestión la validez de = bring into + question the validity of, question + the validity of.
    * proyección de cuestiones de interés = issues management.
    * quid de la cuestión, el = heart of the matter, the, heart of the question, the.
    * relacionado con cuestiones raciales = race-related.
    * resolver las cuestiones menores = work out + details.
    * resolver una cuestión = resolve + point, resolve + question, issue + settle.
    * responder la cuestión = get behind + the question.
    * sacar a colación una cuestión = bring up + matter, bring up + issue, bring up + point.
    * ser cuestión de = come down to.
    * ser la cuestión = be the point.
    * ser una cuestión de = be a matter for/of.
    * ser una cuestión debatible = be an open question.
    * ser una cuestión problemática = be at issue.
    * surgir una cuestión = issue + arise, arise + question.
    * suscitar una cuestión = evoke + issue, open up + issue.
    * tocar una cuestión = touch on/upon + issue.
    * tratar la cuestión de = get to + the issue of.
    * tratar una cuestión = address + constraint, address + issue, address + question, consider + issue, tackle + issue, address + concern, deal with + issue, broach + issue, broach + question, grapple with + issue.
    * tratar una cuestión ligeramente = touch on/upon + issue.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * una cuestión de vida o muerte = a matter of life and death.
    * zanjar la cuestión = clinch + the affair, clinch + the argument.
    * * *
    1)
    a) (tema, problema) question, matter

    otra cuestión sería que or si estuviera enfermo — if he were ill, that would be another matter o a different matter altogether

    la cuestión es... — the thing is...

    la cuestión es molestar — he/she only does it to annoy

    es cuestión de diez minutos — it'll only take/I'll only be ten minutes

    si fuera cuestión de dinero, no habría problema — if it were a question of money, there'd be no problem

    todo es cuestión de... — it's just a question of...

    2) ( duda)
    3) (fam) ( problema) disagreement, problem; (cosa, objeto) thing, thingamajig* (colloq)
    * * *
    = affair, consideration, enquiry [inquiry, -USA], issue, matter, point, question, topic, business [businesses, -pl.], concern, question.

    Ex: And also until Groome appeared, newcomers were a nullity as an active political force, exerting little influence in city affairs.

    Ex: This broader consideration of descriptive cataloguing problems serves to set a context for the consideration of cataloguing problems associated with nonbook materials.
    Ex: A threshold weight appropriate to the specificity of the searcher's enquiry must be established.
    Ex: These issues are reviewed more thoroughly in chapter 10.
    Ex: AACR2 generally recommends collocation although it is suggested that the extent of collocation and the need for uniform titles is a matter for local decisions.
    Ex: The point being that these systems are very much in their infancy and have a long way to go before they reach the comparable sophistication of space probes and reusable rocketry.
    Ex: One argument against including a list of questions is that often analysts will think they are the only questions that might be asked.
    Ex: A book index is an alphabetically arranged list of words or terms leading the reader to the numbers of pages on which specific topics are considered, or on which specific names appear.
    Ex: I think this whole business about whether punctuation is obtrusive or not is quite honestly not worth discussing.
    Ex: Her article lays emphasis on some of the concerns that are important to the continued development of effective information policies.
    Ex: The question is not how much time we have, but what we do with it and how we utilize it.
    * aclarar una cuestión = clarify + matter, clarify + issue.
    * adoptar una postura firme ante una cuestión = take + position on + issue.
    * analizar una cuestión = explore + question, explore + issue.
    * cuestión administrativa = management issue, administrative issue.
    * cuestión candente = burning issue, burning question.
    * cuestión científica = scientific issue.
    * cuestión controvertida = vexed question, vexing question.
    * cuestión crítica = critical issue.
    * cuestión debatible = debatable point.
    * cuestión de importancia = matter of consequence.
    * cuestión delicada = sensitive issue.
    * cuestión de vida o muerte = life or death issue.
    * cuestión difícil = thorny issue, thorny question, poser.
    * cuestión económica = economic issue, financial issue.
    * cuestiones = matters.
    * cuestiones bibliotecarias = library issues.
    * cuestiones clave = key issues.
    * cuestiones de intendencia = housekeeping.
    * cuestiones de reglamento = policy issue.
    * cuestiones implicadas = issues involved.
    * cuestión específica = topical issue.
    * cuestiones poco claras = grey area [gray area].
    * cuestiones prácticas = mechanics, how-to.
    * cuestiones problemáticas = problem areas.
    * cuestiones sociales = social affairs.
    * cuestiones técnicas = check + under the hood, crawl + under the hood.
    * cuestión ética = ethical issue.
    * cuestión financiera = financial issue.
    * cuestión + girar en torno a = question + revolve around.
    * cuestión histórica = historical issue.
    * cuestión imprescindible = imperative.
    * cuestión insignificante = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión laboral = work-related issue.
    * cuestión legal = legal issue.
    * cuestión negociable = negotiable point.
    * cuestión peliaguda = sticky issue.
    * cuestión personal = life issue, personal issue.
    * cuestión polémica = vexed question, vexing question.
    * cuestión política = political issue.
    * cuestión práctica = practicality.
    * cuestión problemática = issue of concern, sticky issue.
    * cuestión relacionada con el trabajo = work-related issue.
    * cuestión sin importancia = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión sin trascendencia = matter of no consequence.
    * cuestión social = social issue, societal issue.
    * cuestión + surgir = issue + surface.
    * cuestión técnica = technical issue.
    * cuestión tecnológica = technological issue.
    * debatir una cuestión = discuss + idea, discuss + issue.
    * dejar la cuestión abierta = leave + the question open.
    * desviarse del tema en cuestión = go off on + another track.
    * discutir una cuestión = air + issue.
    * el quid de la cuestión = the crux of the problem, the crux of the matter.
    * eludir una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * en cuestión = at hand, concerned, in hand, in question, individual, at issue, of concern.
    * en cuestión de minutos = within minutes, in a matter of minutes.
    * en cuestión de segundos = within seconds, in a matter of seconds.
    * en cuestión de + Tiempo = in a matter of + Tiempo, within a matter of + Tiempo.
    * en cuestiones de = in matters of.
    * enfrentarse a una cuestión = run up against + issue.
    * en las cuestiones relacionadas con = in the areas of.
    * esa es la cuestión = herein lies the rub, there's the rub.
    * esquivar la cuestión = sidestep + the issue.
    * esquivar una cuestión = dodge + issue.
    * estado de la cuestión = state of the art.
    * estudio crítico del estado de la cuestión = review.
    * estudio del estado de la cuestión = survey.
    * evitar discutir una cuestión = circumvent + issue.
    * evitar una cuestión = skirt + issue, tiptoe around + issue.
    * exponer una cuestión = raise + point.
    * informe del estado de la cuestión = state of the art report, state of the art review.
    * la cuestión es que = the thing is.
    * la juventud no es cuestión de edad sino de espíritu = you are as old as you feel.
    * llegar al fondo de la cuestión = see to the + bottom of things.
    * llegar al meollo de la cuestión = arrive at + the heart of the matter.
    * llegar al quid de la cuestión = arrive at + the heart of the matter.
    * llevar a hablar de una cuestión = bring up + issue.
    * mencionar una cuestión = bring up + matter, bring up + point.
    * meollo de la cuestión, el = heart of the matter, the, heart of the question, the.
    * no ser cuestión de = there + be + no question of.
    * partes en cuestión, las = parties concerned, the.
    * plantearle a Alguien una cuestión = put before + Nombre + an issue.
    * plantear una cuestión = bring forth + issue, issue + arise, pose + question, raise + argument, raise + issue, raise + point, open up + issue.
    * poner en cuestión = call into + question, render + questionable.
    * poner en cuestión la validez de = bring into + question the validity of, question + the validity of.
    * proyección de cuestiones de interés = issues management.
    * quid de la cuestión, el = heart of the matter, the, heart of the question, the.
    * relacionado con cuestiones raciales = race-related.
    * resolver las cuestiones menores = work out + details.
    * resolver una cuestión = resolve + point, resolve + question, issue + settle.
    * responder la cuestión = get behind + the question.
    * sacar a colación una cuestión = bring up + matter, bring up + issue, bring up + point.
    * ser cuestión de = come down to.
    * ser la cuestión = be the point.
    * ser una cuestión de = be a matter for/of.
    * ser una cuestión debatible = be an open question.
    * ser una cuestión problemática = be at issue.
    * surgir una cuestión = issue + arise, arise + question.
    * suscitar una cuestión = evoke + issue, open up + issue.
    * tocar una cuestión = touch on/upon + issue.
    * tratar la cuestión de = get to + the issue of.
    * tratar una cuestión = address + constraint, address + issue, address + question, consider + issue, tackle + issue, address + concern, deal with + issue, broach + issue, broach + question, grapple with + issue.
    * tratar una cuestión ligeramente = touch on/upon + issue.
    * una cuestión de principios = a matter of principle.
    * una cuestión de vida o muerte = a matter of life and death.
    * zanjar la cuestión = clinch + the affair, clinch + the argument.

    * * *
    A
    1 (tema, problema) question, matter
    es experto en cuestiones de derecho internacional he is an expert on matters o questions of international law
    otra cuestión sería que or si estuviera enfermo if he were ill, that would be another matter o a different matter
    llegar al fondo de la cuestión to get to the heart of the matter o issue, to get to the root of the problem
    2 ( en locs):
    en cuestión in question
    el museo en cuestión va a ser clausurado the museum in question is going to be closed
    en cuestión de in a matter of
    aprendió inglés en cuestión de meses she learnt English in a matter of months
    la cuestión es … the thing is …
    la cuestión es que no tengo tiempo the problem o thing is that I don't have time
    la cuestiónes divertirnos the main thing is to enjoy ourselves
    pide por pedir, la cuestión es molestar she asks just for the sake of asking, she only does it to annoy
    ser cuestión de to be a matter o question of
    es una cuestión de principios it's a matter o question of principle
    en taxi es cuestión de diez minutos it's only a ten-minute taxi ride
    si fuera cuestión de dinero, no habría problema if it were a question of money, there'd be no problem
    todo es cuestión de darle tiempo al tiempo it's just a question of waiting
    todo es cuestión de poner atención it's just o all a question of concentrating, it's just o all a matter of concentration
    será cuestión de planteárselo y ver we'll just have to put it to him and see
    tampoco es cuestión de enloquecernos there's no need to get in a flap ( colloq)
    ayúdala, pero tampoco es cuestión de que lo hagas todo tú help her by all means, but there's no reason why you should do it all yourself
    B
    (duda): poner algo en cuestión to call sth into question, to raise questions o doubts about sth
    este descubrimiento pone en cuestión la validez del método this discovery raises questions about o raises doubts about o calls into question the validity of the method
    C ( fam)
    1 (problema) disagreement, problem
    2 (cosa, objeto) thing, thingamajig* ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    cuestión sustantivo femenino
    a) (tema, problema) question, matter;

    ◊ cuestiones de derecho internacional matters o questions of international law;

    llegar al fondo de la cuestión to get to the heart of the matter
    b) ( en locs)


    en cuestión de in a matter of;
    la cuestión es … the thing is …;
    la cuestión es divertirnos the main thing is to enjoy ourselves;
    ser cuestión de to be a matter of;
    todo es cuestión de … it's just a question of …
    cuestión sustantivo femenino
    1 (asunto) matter, question
    2 (pregunta) question
    ♦ Locuciones: en cuestión, in question: el muchacho en cuestión, the boy in questión
    en cuestión de unas horas, in just a few hours
    poner en cuestión algo, to doubt sthg
    si te cansas de conducir, es cuestión de parar en cualquier lado, if you get tired of driving, we can stop anywhere
    ' cuestión' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    discutir
    - inaccesible
    - indecisa
    - indeciso
    - intrincada
    - intrincado
    - palpitante
    - quid
    - radicar
    - resolverse
    - seno
    - soslayar
    - tratar
    - volar
    - asunto
    - chabolismo
    - delicado
    - empezar
    - fondo
    - plantear
    - tema
    - vida
    English:
    arise
    - burning
    - cast
    - crux
    - issue
    - matter
    - morality
    - nitty-gritty
    - open
    - pose
    - principle
    - proceed
    - question
    - raise
    - stake
    - undecided
    - vexed
    - whip on
    - come
    - point
    * * *
    1. [pregunta] question
    2. [problema] problem;
    no es cuestión de tamaño sino de peso it's a question o matter of weight not size
    3. [asunto] matter, issue;
    una cuestión de honor/de principios a matter of honour/principle;
    los investigadores quieren llegar al fondo de la cuestión the investigators want to get to the bottom of the matter;
    la cuestión es que no he tenido tiempo the thing is, I haven't had time;
    en cuestión in question;
    el candidato en cuestión es venezolano the candidate in question is Venezuelan;
    tenemos que discutir el tema en cuestión we must discuss the matter at hand;
    en cuestión de [en materia de] as regards;
    en cuestión de una hora in no more than an hour;
    el edificio se hundió en cuestión de segundos the building collapsed in a matter of seconds;
    es cuestión de un par de días it is a matter of a couple of days;
    ya acabo, es cuestión de cinco minutos I'm nearly finished, I'll only be five minutes;
    es cuestión de trabajar más it's a question of working harder;
    será cuestión de ir yéndose it's time we were on our way;
    será cuestión de esforzarnos más we'll just have to work harder;
    no es cuestión de que el abuelo se ponga a hacerlo there's no need for grandad to have to do it
    4.
    poner algo en cuestión to call sth into question
    * * *
    f
    1 question
    2 ( asunto) matter, question;
    en cuestión de dinero as far as money is concerned;
    no es cuestión de dinero it’s not a question of money;
    en cuestión in question;
    la cuestión es que the thing is
    * * *
    cuestión nf, pl - tiones asunto, tema: matter, affair
    * * *
    1. (asunto) matter
    2. (pregunta) question

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuestión

  • 11 cuestión social

    (n.) = social issue, societal issue
    Ex. There are obviously important social issues to be considered here.
    Ex. The author explains the importance of the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by the emerging information society.
    * * *
    (n.) = social issue, societal issue

    Ex: There are obviously important social issues to be considered here.

    Ex: The author explains the importance of the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by the emerging information society.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuestión social

  • 12 cuestión ética

    Ex. The author explains the importance of the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by the emerging information society.
    * * *

    Ex: The author explains the importance of the ethical, legal and societal issues raised by the emerging information society.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cuestión ética

  • 13 de interés periodístico

    (adj.) = newsworthy
    Ex. The focus on solutions to societal problems common to much interdisciplinary research makes such projects particularly newsworthy.
    * * *
    (adj.) = newsworthy

    Ex: The focus on solutions to societal problems common to much interdisciplinary research makes such projects particularly newsworthy.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de interés periodístico

  • 14 desolación

    f.
    desolation, affliction, destruction, ruin.
    * * *
    1 desolation
    2 (tristeza) affliction, grief
    * * *
    * * *
    1) ( devastación) devastation, destruction
    2) ( aflicción) grief
    * * *
    = devastation, desolation.
    Ex. Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.
    Ex. However, instead of being lulling and reassuring, this music induces a sense of unease and desolation.
    * * *
    1) ( devastación) devastation, destruction
    2) ( aflicción) grief
    * * *
    = devastation, desolation.

    Ex: Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.

    Ex: However, instead of being lulling and reassuring, this music induces a sense of unease and desolation.

    * * *
    A (devastación) devastation, destruction
    * * *

    desolación sustantivo femenino desolation
    ' desolación' also found in these entries:
    English:
    desolation
    * * *
    1. [destrucción] devastation
    2. [desconsuelo] distress, grief;
    * * *
    f desolation
    * * *
    desolación nf, pl - ciones : desolation

    Spanish-English dictionary > desolación

  • 15 destrucción

    f.
    destruction, devastation, ruin, havoc.
    * * *
    1 destruction
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino destruction
    * * *
    = destruction, ruin, devastation, demolition, obliteration, decimation, wiping out.
    Ex. In the event of a serious accident (a fire, deliberate destruction, or a computer error) nothing will happen to the records vital to the operation of the library.
    Ex. Information deprivation can be found among a very broad band of the population, including all those citizens whose life styles contribute towards the ruin of their environment.
    Ex. Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.
    Ex. The new library was built in a single phase, with stock and facilities housed in temporary accommodation during demolition and construction.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The wayward bookman: the decline, fall and historical obliteration of an ALA president'.
    Ex. Over the past decades librarians have been variously outraged and resigned to budget cuts and spiralling prices, leading to the decimation of their holdings.
    Ex. He promoted a program of racial persecution and racism involving the wiping out of the Jews.
    ----
    * armas de destrucción masiva = weapons of mass destruction.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * destrucción medioambiental = environmental destruction.
    * otro paso más hacia + Posesivo + destrucción = another nail in + Posesivo + coffin.
    * * *
    femenino destruction
    * * *
    = destruction, ruin, devastation, demolition, obliteration, decimation, wiping out.

    Ex: In the event of a serious accident (a fire, deliberate destruction, or a computer error) nothing will happen to the records vital to the operation of the library.

    Ex: Information deprivation can be found among a very broad band of the population, including all those citizens whose life styles contribute towards the ruin of their environment.
    Ex: Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.
    Ex: The new library was built in a single phase, with stock and facilities housed in temporary accommodation during demolition and construction.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'The wayward bookman: the decline, fall and historical obliteration of an ALA president'.
    Ex: Over the past decades librarians have been variously outraged and resigned to budget cuts and spiralling prices, leading to the decimation of their holdings.
    Ex: He promoted a program of racial persecution and racism involving the wiping out of the Jews.
    * armas de destrucción masiva = weapons of mass destruction.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * destrucción medioambiental = environmental destruction.
    * otro paso más hacia + Posesivo + destrucción = another nail in + Posesivo + coffin.

    * * *
    destruction
    * * *

    destrucción sustantivo femenino
    destruction
    destrucción sustantivo femenino destruction
    ' destrucción' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    secuela
    - ADM
    - arma
    - total
    English:
    arms race
    - destruction
    - nail
    - wholesale
    - demolition
    - wake
    - weapon
    * * *
    destruction;
    causar destrucción to cause destruction;
    * * *
    f destruction
    * * *
    destrucción nf, pl - ciones : destruction
    * * *
    destrucción n destruction

    Spanish-English dictionary > destrucción

  • 16 devastación

    f.
    devastation, havoc, destruction, ruin.
    * * *
    1 devastation, destruction
    * * *
    * * *
    femenino devastation
    * * *
    = devastation, obliteration.
    Ex. Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'The wayward bookman: the decline, fall and historical obliteration of an ALA president'.
    * * *
    femenino devastation
    * * *
    = devastation, obliteration.

    Ex: Today, we see the societal impact of library schools and the devastation caused by the lack of having them.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'The wayward bookman: the decline, fall and historical obliteration of an ALA president'.

    * * *
    devastation
    * * *
    devastation
    * * *
    f devastation

    Spanish-English dictionary > devastación

  • 17 difundir una idea

    (v.) = spread + view, spread + an idea, circulate + Posesivo + idea
    Ex. The view that Chinese immigration was a threat to the American labour force spread throughout the United States in the late 19th century.
    Ex. This idea spread during an era in which reformers regarded the book as a curative for societal ills = Esta idea se difundió durante una era durante la que los reformistas consideraban el libro como un remedio para los males sociales.
    Ex. Our aim is to provoke discussion and to provide commentators with an opportunity to circulate their ideas in a new format.
    * * *
    (v.) = spread + view, spread + an idea, circulate + Posesivo + idea

    Ex: The view that Chinese immigration was a threat to the American labour force spread throughout the United States in the late 19th century.

    Ex: This idea spread during an era in which reformers regarded the book as a curative for societal ills = Esta idea se difundió durante una era durante la que los reformistas consideraban el libro como un remedio para los males sociales.
    Ex: Our aim is to provoke discussion and to provide commentators with an opportunity to circulate their ideas in a new format.

    Spanish-English dictionary > difundir una idea

  • 18 empresarial

    adj.
    entrepreneurial, free-lance, corporate, enterprising.
    * * *
    ► adjetivo
    1 managerial, management
    * * *
    ADJ [función, clase] managerial
    * * *
    adjetivo business (before n)
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, business-related, business.
    Nota: Adjetivo.
    Ex. It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.
    Ex. Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex. A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    ----
    * comunidad empresarial, la = business community, the.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cultura empresarial = business culture.
    * economía empresarial = business economics, managerial economics.
    * espíritu empresarial = business acumen.
    * modelo empresarial = business model.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * parque empresarial = business park.
    * sector empresarial, el = business sector, the, commercial sector, the.
    * * *
    adjetivo business (before n)
    * * *
    = entrepreneurial, business-related, business.
    Nota: Adjetivo.

    Ex: It was noteworthy that nearly all SLIS were maintaining their IT materials as much, if not more, from earnings from entrepreneurial activity than out of institutional allocation.

    Ex: Twinning of libraries in different countries can bring benefits in terms of joint projects, student exchanges, and other buisness-related affairs.
    Ex: A major concern of the journal will be the business, economic, legal, societal and technological relationships between information technology and information resource management.
    * comunidad empresarial, la = business community, the.
    * cualidades empresariales = entrepreneurial skills.
    * cultura empresarial = business culture.
    * economía empresarial = business economics, managerial economics.
    * espíritu empresarial = business acumen.
    * modelo empresarial = business model.
    * mundo empresarial, el = corporate world, the.
    * parque empresarial = business park.
    * sector empresarial, el = business sector, the, commercial sector, the.

    * * *
    business ( before n)
    la parte empresarial the management
    las organizaciones empresariales the employers' organizations
    en el ámbito empresarial in the business world, among business people
    * * *

     

    empresarial adjetivo business: es muy activo y tiene espíritu empresarial, he's very industrious and he's got good business acumen
    (ciencias) empresariales, business studies
    ' empresarial' also found in these entries:
    English:
    business park
    - course
    - corporate
    * * *
    ♦ adj
    [estructura, crisis, líder] business;
    estudios empresariales management o business studies;
    organización empresarial employers' organization
    ♦ empresariales nfpl
    Esp business studies
    * * *
    adj business atr ;
    ciencias empresariales business studies sg
    * * *
    : business, managerial, corporate

    Spanish-English dictionary > empresarial

  • 19 engullir

    v.
    to gobble up, to wolf down.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ MULLIR], like link=mullir mullir
    1 to swallow
    * * *
    verb
    to gulp, swallow
    * * *
    1.
    VT to guzzle, gobble, gulp down
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to bolt (down)
    2.
    engullirse v pron (enf) < comida> to bolt (down), wolf (down)
    * * *
    = engulf, put away, gulp.
    Ex. Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.
    Ex. He put away twice as much wine as usual and it went to his head, so he stretched out on his bed for a nap.
    Ex. At these words he gulped loudly, spilling his coffee recklessly, and then said 'Right now!'.
    ----
    * engullir + Comida = wolf down + Comida.
    * engullirse = gobble up, scoff.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to bolt (down)
    2.
    engullirse v pron (enf) < comida> to bolt (down), wolf (down)
    * * *
    = engulf, put away, gulp.

    Ex: Societal changes shaking all established institutions to their foundations also threaten to engulf the public library.

    Ex: He put away twice as much wine as usual and it went to his head, so he stretched out on his bed for a nap.
    Ex: At these words he gulped loudly, spilling his coffee recklessly, and then said 'Right now!'.
    * engullir + Comida = wolf down + Comida.
    * engullirse = gobble up, scoff.

    * * *
    engullir [I9 ]
    vt
    to bolt down, bolt
    ■ engullirse
    ( enf) ‹comida› to bolt (down), wolf (down)
    la deuda externa amenaza con engullirse al país the country's foreign debt threatens it with ruin
    se engulló todo lo que le sirvieron he wolfed down o gobbled up everything they put in front of him
    no te lo engullas así don't bolt it like that
    y entonces el lobo se engulló a la ovejita and then the wolf gobbled up the little lamb
    * * *

    engullir ( conjugate engullir) verbo transitivo
    to bolt (down)
    engullir verbo transitivo to gobble up, wolf down
    ' engullir' also found in these entries:
    English:
    dig into
    - gobble
    - gulp
    - guzzle
    - bolt
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    to gobble up, to wolf down;
    mastica bien y no engullas la comida chew properly and don't wolf your food down;
    las olas engulleron a la barca the waves swamped the boat
    * * *
    v/t bolt (down)
    * * *
    engullir {38} vt
    : to gulp down, to gobble up
    * * *
    engullir vb to swallow

    Spanish-English dictionary > engullir

  • 20 esencia

    f.
    1 essence.
    quinta esencia quintessence
    2 extract, essence.
    3 ens.
    * * *
    1 essence
    2 (perfume) essence, perfume, scent
    \
    quinta esencia quintessence
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=base) [de teoría] essence; [de asunto, problema] heart

    en esencia — essentially, in essence

    2) [de perfume] essence
    * * *
    1) (fondo, base) essence

    en esencia — essentially, in essence

    2) (Coc, Quím, Fil) essence
    •
    * * *
    = essence, nature, substance, flavour [flavor, -USA], marrow, quid, crux.
    Ex. In simple terms, the essence of subject organisation is the division of literature (or references to literature) into manageable, or scannable categories, with each category being associated with an index term.
    Ex. In this chapter a review of the development of cataloguing codes is given in order to explain and place in context the nature of modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex. For whatever reason, Shera chose to disparage rather than to take seriously the substance of Briet's ideas.
    Ex. Plainly, in many documents sections that can be regarded as truly representative of the flavour of the original are absent or difficult to identify.
    Ex. The novel 'The Marrow of Tradition' analyzes and exposes the societal prejudices that alienate two marginalized groups from each other.
    Ex. The important moral crux at the heart of the novel 'The debt collector' is that the odds are stacked against the rehabilitation of violent criminals.
    Ex. The crux of the process is the development of multiple models.
    ----
    * aceite de esencias = essential oil.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en su esencia = in substance.
    * esencia de eucalipto = eucalyptus oil.
    * esencia de, la = pith and marrow of, the.
    * esencia irlandesa = Irishness.
    * * *
    1) (fondo, base) essence

    en esencia — essentially, in essence

    2) (Coc, Quím, Fil) essence
    •
    * * *
    = essence, nature, substance, flavour [flavor, -USA], marrow, quid, crux.

    Ex: In simple terms, the essence of subject organisation is the division of literature (or references to literature) into manageable, or scannable categories, with each category being associated with an index term.

    Ex: In this chapter a review of the development of cataloguing codes is given in order to explain and place in context the nature of modern cataloguing codes.
    Ex: For whatever reason, Shera chose to disparage rather than to take seriously the substance of Briet's ideas.
    Ex: Plainly, in many documents sections that can be regarded as truly representative of the flavour of the original are absent or difficult to identify.
    Ex: The novel 'The Marrow of Tradition' analyzes and exposes the societal prejudices that alienate two marginalized groups from each other.
    Ex: The important moral crux at the heart of the novel 'The debt collector' is that the odds are stacked against the rehabilitation of violent criminals.
    Ex: The crux of the process is the development of multiple models.
    * aceite de esencias = essential oil.
    * en esencia = in essence, essentially.
    * en su esencia = in substance.
    * esencia de eucalipto = eucalyptus oil.
    * esencia de, la = pith and marrow of, the.
    * esencia irlandesa = Irishness.

    * * *
    A
    1 (fondo, base) essence
    la esencia de su teoría the essence of his theory
    en esencia essentially, in essence
    se trata, en esencia, de un problema político the problem is essentially a political one, the problem is, in essence, a political one
    2 ( Fil) essence
    esencia divina divine essence
    B ( Coc, Quím) essence
    Compuestos:
    coffee essence
    turpentine, turps ( BrE)
    vanilla essence
    * * *

    esencia sustantivo femenino
    essence
    esencia sustantivo femenino essence
    ♦ Locuciones: quinta esencia, quintessence
    ' esencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ser
    - extracto
    English:
    essence
    * * *
    1. [lo principal, lo básico] essence;
    en esencia in essence, essentially;
    en esencia sus opiniones apenas difieren at bottom there's little difference between their views
    2. [extracto, concentrado] essence;
    esencia de lavanda lavender water;
    esencia de café/vainilla coffee/vanilla essence
    esencia mineral mineral oil;
    esencia de trementina oil of turpentine
    * * *
    f essence;
    en esencia essentially, in essence
    * * *
    : essence

    Spanish-English dictionary > esencia

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