Translation: from spanish

the club has a lot of members

  • 1 al azar

    adv.
    at random, at a venture, hit-or-miss, hit-and-miss.
    * * *
    at random
    * * *
    = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck
    Ex. Observations were made at random by uninvolved observers.
    Ex. If, by chance, the newly entered item is identical to one already in the file, DOBIS/LIBIS ignores the new entry.
    Ex. Although university education in modern India dates back to 1856, libraries developed haphazardly and were more embellishments than an integral part of the academic programme.
    Ex. Nonetheless, the indiscriminate use of both terms in a data base creates a situation in which the serious scholar is either deprived of access to half of the material in the collection, or must consult two sequences.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. Where the subcategory is small the subsequent arrangement is random.
    Ex. The reason for this is that the qualifier, Public Libraries, is randomly distributed depending on whether other facets are cited in between.
    Ex. In addition to the 'pot luck' method which some indexers seem to favour, we now have the use of PRECIS to serve as the indexing method in BNB.
    Ex. Funds are low, so libraries could benefit from interlibrary loan schemes, although without a national union catalogue, efforts to serve readers are hit and miss = Los fondos son escasos, por lo que las bibliotecas se podrían beneficiar del préstamo interbibliotecario, aunque, sin un catálogo colectivo nacional, los esfuerzos para atender a los usuarios son una lotería.
    Ex. For example, review articles are expected to be supported by extensive bibliographies, whilst it is unusual for a letter to carry more than the odd citation.
    Ex. The study revealed that most of the deformities are caused by a fluke.
    Ex. Machiavelli insisted that the Prince be aware that he was Prince mostly by luck and his job was to never admit it.
    Ex. The stream suddenly swept him away, and it was only by a stroke of luck that they found him.
    * * *
    = at random, by chance, haphazardly, indiscriminate, indiscriminately, random, randomly, pot luck, hit (and/or) miss, odd, by a fluke, by luck, by a stroke of (good) luck

    Ex: Observations were made at random by uninvolved observers.

    Ex: If, by chance, the newly entered item is identical to one already in the file, DOBIS/LIBIS ignores the new entry.
    Ex: Although university education in modern India dates back to 1856, libraries developed haphazardly and were more embellishments than an integral part of the academic programme.
    Ex: Nonetheless, the indiscriminate use of both terms in a data base creates a situation in which the serious scholar is either deprived of access to half of the material in the collection, or must consult two sequences.
    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex: Where the subcategory is small the subsequent arrangement is random.
    Ex: The reason for this is that the qualifier, Public Libraries, is randomly distributed depending on whether other facets are cited in between.
    Ex: In addition to the 'pot luck' method which some indexers seem to favour, we now have the use of PRECIS to serve as the indexing method in BNB.
    Ex: Funds are low, so libraries could benefit from interlibrary loan schemes, although without a national union catalogue, efforts to serve readers are hit and miss = Los fondos son escasos, por lo que las bibliotecas se podrían beneficiar del préstamo interbibliotecario, aunque, sin un catálogo colectivo nacional, los esfuerzos para atender a los usuarios son una lotería.
    Ex: For example, review articles are expected to be supported by extensive bibliographies, whilst it is unusual for a letter to carry more than the odd citation.
    Ex: The study revealed that most of the deformities are caused by a fluke.
    Ex: Machiavelli insisted that the Prince be aware that he was Prince mostly by luck and his job was to never admit it.
    Ex: The stream suddenly swept him away, and it was only by a stroke of luck that they found him.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al azar

  • 2 bibliometría sobre citas

    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
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    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bibliometría sobre citas

  • 3 causar

    v.
    1 to cause.
    el accidente le causó graves lesiones he was seriously injured in the accident
    el huracán causó estragos en la costa the hurricane wreaked havoc on the coast
    el terremotó causó dos mil muertos two thousand people died in the earthquake, the earthquake killed two thousand people
    El ácido úrico causa la gota Uric acid causes gout.
    Ella causó que eso ocurriese She caused that to happen.
    2 to be caused to.
    Se nos causó un gran daño A great damage was caused to us.
    * * *
    1 (provocar) to cause, bring about
    2 (proporcionar) to make, give
    * * *
    verb
    2) make
    * * *
    VT [+ problema, consecuencia, víctima] to cause; [+ impresión] to make

    la explosión causó heridas a dos personas — the explosion injured two people, the explosion left two people injured

    • causar asombro a algn — to amaze sb

    • causar emoción a algn — to move sb

    • causar extrañeza a algn — to puzzle sb

    • causar risa a algn — to make sb laugh

    * * *
    verbo transitivo <daños/problema/sufrimiento> to cause; < indignación> to cause, arouse; < alarma> to cause, provoke; < placer> to give
    * * *
    = cause, result (in), spark off, inflict, evoke, bring on, bring about, precipitate, give + cause to, give + rise to, give + occasion to.
    Ex. As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex. Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. This article discusses the budget cuts inflicted on Australian libraries.
    Ex. It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex. In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    ----
    * causar ansiedad = cause + anxiety.
    * causar buena impresión = impress, come across.
    * causar confusión = wreak + confusion, cause + confusion.
    * causar conmoción = cause + a ripple.
    * causar consternación = cause + consternation.
    * causar daño = do + harm, be injurious, cause + damage, cause + harm, cause + hurt, bring + harm, inflict + damage.
    * causar daño corporal = cause + injury.
    * causar daño material = cause + material injury.
    * causar daños = cause + erosion.
    * causar desórdenes = riot.
    * causar destrozos = wreak + devastation.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * causar disturbios = riot.
    * causar estragos = wreak + havoc, ravage, run + amok, cause + havoc, create + havoc, play + havoc with.
    * causar graves daños a = bring + ruin to.
    * causar impresión = make + impression.
    * causar molestias = cause + disruption, inconvenience, cause + inconvenience.
    * causar muchas víctimas = take + a toll on life.
    * causar muertos = take + a toll on life.
    * causar pena = cause + hurt.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * causar perjuicio = bring + harm.
    * causar preocupación = evoke + concern, cause + concern.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * causar revuelo = cause + a stir, create + a stir.
    * causar ruina a = bring + ruin to.
    * causarse daño = bring + disaster on.
    * causar sensación = be a sensation, cut + a swath(e), cut + a dash, make + heads turn, make + a big noise, cause + a sensation.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * causar sorpresa = cause + an eyelid to bat.
    * causar una buena primera impresión = make + a good first impression.
    * causar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * causar una impresión = leave + an impression, make + an impression.
    * causar una primera impresión = make + a first impression.
    * causar una reacción = cause + reaction.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * que puede causar detención = arrestable.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <daños/problema/sufrimiento> to cause; < indignación> to cause, arouse; < alarma> to cause, provoke; < placer> to give
    * * *
    = cause, result (in), spark off, inflict, evoke, bring on, bring about, precipitate, give + cause to, give + rise to, give + occasion to.

    Ex: As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.

    Ex: Objective 1 results in what is known as a direct catalogue, because it gives direct access to a specific document.
    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: This article discusses the budget cuts inflicted on Australian libraries.
    Ex: It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex: In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * causar ansiedad = cause + anxiety.
    * causar buena impresión = impress, come across.
    * causar confusión = wreak + confusion, cause + confusion.
    * causar conmoción = cause + a ripple.
    * causar consternación = cause + consternation.
    * causar daño = do + harm, be injurious, cause + damage, cause + harm, cause + hurt, bring + harm, inflict + damage.
    * causar daño corporal = cause + injury.
    * causar daño material = cause + material injury.
    * causar daños = cause + erosion.
    * causar desórdenes = riot.
    * causar destrozos = wreak + devastation.
    * causar destrucción = wreak + destruction.
    * causar dificultad = cause + difficulty.
    * causar disturbios = riot.
    * causar estragos = wreak + havoc, ravage, run + amok, cause + havoc, create + havoc, play + havoc with.
    * causar graves daños a = bring + ruin to.
    * causar impresión = make + impression.
    * causar molestias = cause + disruption, inconvenience, cause + inconvenience.
    * causar muchas víctimas = take + a toll on life.
    * causar muertos = take + a toll on life.
    * causar pena = cause + hurt.
    * causar pérdidas = cause + losses.
    * causar perjuicio = bring + harm.
    * causar preocupación = evoke + concern, cause + concern.
    * causar problemas = cause + problems, cause + trouble, make + trouble.
    * causar revuelo = cause + a stir, create + a stir.
    * causar ruina a = bring + ruin to.
    * causarse daño = bring + disaster on.
    * causar sensación = be a sensation, cut + a swath(e), cut + a dash, make + heads turn, make + a big noise, cause + a sensation.
    * causar sensación en el mundo = make + a big noise in the world.
    * causar sorpresa = cause + an eyelid to bat.
    * causar una buena primera impresión = make + a good first impression.
    * causar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * causar una gran sensación = make + a splash.
    * causar una guerra = precipitate + war.
    * causar una impresión = leave + an impression, make + an impression.
    * causar una primera impresión = make + a first impression.
    * causar una reacción = cause + reaction.
    * causar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * causar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons, make + a splash.
    * que puede causar detención = arrestable.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.

    * * *
    causar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹daños/problema› to cause; ‹indignación› to cause, arouse
    el incidente causó gran inquietud the incident caused great unease
    verlo así me causa gran tristeza it makes me very sad o it causes me great sadness o it fills me with sadness to see him like that
    me causó muy buena impresión I was very impressed with her, she made a very good impression on me
    este premio me causa gran satisfacción ( frml); I am delighted to receive this prize
    me causó mucha gracia que dijera eso I thought it was o I found it very funny that she should say that
    * * *

     

    causar ( conjugate causar) verbo transitivo ‹daños/problema/sufrimiento› to cause;
    ‹ indignación› to cause, arouse;
    ‹ alarma› to cause, provoke;
    ‹ placer› to give;

    me causó muy buena impresión I was very impressed with her
    causar verbo transitivo to cause, bring about: el desaliño causa mala impresión, untidiness makes a bad impression
    le causó buena impresión, he was very impressed by him
    me causó mucha alegría, it made me very happy

    ' causar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    admirar
    - alborotar
    - caer
    - cobrarse
    - dar
    - darse
    - deslumbrar
    - determinar
    - embarazar
    - embriagar
    - emocionar
    - encandilar
    - engordar
    - espantar
    - estragos
    - estropear
    - fastidiar
    - hacer
    - ilusionar
    - impresión
    - impresionar
    - incomodar
    - meter
    - molestar
    - molestia
    - montar
    - obrar
    - parecer
    - pesar
    - plantear
    - producir
    - provocar
    - repeler
    - repercutir
    - revolver
    - salar
    - sembrar
    - traer
    - trastornar
    - turbar
    - furor
    - motivar
    - propiciar
    - saber
    English:
    bother
    - cause
    - derive
    - foul up
    - impression
    - inflict
    - painlessly
    - riot
    - sensation
    - set
    - start
    - trouble
    - wreak
    - fire
    - mischief
    - rise
    * * *
    causar vt
    [daños, problemas] to cause; [placer, satisfacción] to give;
    el huracán causó estragos en la costa the hurricane wreaked havoc on the coast;
    el terremoto causó dos mil muertos two thousand people died in the earthquake, the earthquake killed two thousand people;
    el accidente le causó graves lesiones he was seriously injured in the accident;
    causar (una) buena/mala impresión to make a good/bad impression;
    me causa mucha felicidad saber que se hayan reconciliado it makes me very happy to know they've made up with one another;
    esta crema a veces causa una sensación de picor this cream sometimes causes an itching sensation
    * * *
    v/t daño cause; placer provide, give
    * * *
    causar vt
    1) : to cause
    2) : to provoke, to arouse
    eso me causa gracia: that strikes me as being funny
    * * *
    causar vb
    1. (provocar) to cause
    2. (proporcionar) to make

    Spanish-English dictionary > causar

  • 4 croscita

    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    * * *

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > croscita

  • 5 dar pie a

    to give occasion for
    * * *
    (v.) = spark off, give + rise to, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. At each of these levels, entry of a 'd' for detail and a line number leads to display of the information about the item chosen.
    Ex. As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex. Thus Cutter opens the door to compounds and phrases of all kinds -- so long as they are 'nameable' -- and also opens the door to inversion, but gives no rule for this.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * * *
    (v.) = spark off, give + rise to, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.

    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: At each of these levels, entry of a 'd' for detail and a line number leads to display of the information about the item chosen.
    Ex: As usage of the language causes terms to become anachronistic, or as increases in our level of awareness reveal undesirable connotations, we seek to change subject heading terms.
    Ex: Thus Cutter opens the door to compounds and phrases of all kinds -- so long as they are 'nameable' -- and also opens the door to inversion, but gives no rule for this.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar pie a

  • 6 dar pábulo a

    to fuel, encourage
    * * *
    (v.) = fuel, spark off
    Ex. This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    * * *
    (v.) = fuel, spark off

    Ex: This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar pábulo a

  • 7 debilitar

    v.
    to weaken.
    Las drogas debilitan la mente Drugs weaken the mind.
    La falta de ejercicio debilita el cuerpo Lack of exercise weakens the body
    * * *
    1 to weaken, debilitate
    1 to weaken, get weak, become weak
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (Med) [+ persona, sistema inmunológico] to weaken, debilitate; [+ salud] to weaken
    2) [+ resistencia] to weaken, impair
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to weaken, debilitate; <salud/voluntad> to weaken
    b) <economía/defensa> to weaken, debilitate
    2.
    debilitarse v pron
    a) persona to become weak; salud to deteriorate; voluntad to weaken
    b) sonido to get o become faint/fainter
    c) economía to grow o become weak/weaker
    * * *
    = undermine, weaken, attenuate, undercut, lay + Nombre + low.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. The gangplank can be thrown across without weakening the chain of command.
    Ex. In the emerging technological environment of distributed systems, however, the informal or even formal links between source and user are attenuated or broken.
    Ex. The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex. She suffered frequent flare-ups of widespread inflammation that would lay her low for days on end.
    ----
    * debilitarse = become + brittle, languish.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to weaken, debilitate; <salud/voluntad> to weaken
    b) <economía/defensa> to weaken, debilitate
    2.
    debilitarse v pron
    a) persona to become weak; salud to deteriorate; voluntad to weaken
    b) sonido to get o become faint/fainter
    c) economía to grow o become weak/weaker
    * * *
    = undermine, weaken, attenuate, undercut, lay + Nombre + low.

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Ex: The gangplank can be thrown across without weakening the chain of command.
    Ex: In the emerging technological environment of distributed systems, however, the informal or even formal links between source and user are attenuated or broken.
    Ex: The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex: She suffered frequent flare-ups of widespread inflammation that would lay her low for days on end.
    * debilitarse = become + brittle, languish.

    * * *
    debilitar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to weaken, debilitate; ‹salud› to weaken
    la quimioterapia lo ha ido debilitando he's become weaker and weaker with the chemotherapy, the chemotherapy has made him increasingly weak o has gradually weakened o debilitated him
    contribuyó a debilitar su salud mental it contributed to the deterioration of his mental state
    2 ‹voluntad› to weaken
    3 ‹economía/defensa› to weaken, debilitate
    1 «persona» to become weak; «salud» to deteriorate
    se debilitó mucho con la enfermedad the illness made him very weak, he was debilitated by the illness, he became very weak as a result of the illness
    2 «voluntad» to weaken
    3 «sonido» to get o become faint/fainter
    4 «economía» to grow o become weak/weaker
    * * *

    debilitar ( conjugate debilitar) verbo transitivo
    to weaken
    debilitarse verbo pronominal

    [ salud] to deteriorate;
    [ voluntad] to weaken
    b) [ sonido] to get o become faint/fainter

    c) [ economía] to grow o become weak/weaker

    debilitar verbo transitivo to weaken, debilitate: la operación le ha debilitado, the operation left her feeling weak
    su opción debilita la posición alemana, her decision undermines the German position
    ' debilitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    enervar
    - minar
    - desgastar
    English:
    chip away
    - debilitate
    - shake
    - soften up
    - weaken
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [enfermo, organismo] to weaken;
    [salud] to weaken, to undermine
    2. [voluntad, moral] to weaken, to undermine
    3. [gobierno, moneda, economía] to weaken, to debilitate;
    este escándalo puede debilitar al ministro this scandal could weaken the minister's position
    * * *
    v/t weaken
    * * *
    : to debilitate, to weaken
    * * *
    debilitar vb to weaken

    Spanish-English dictionary > debilitar

  • 8 desencadenar

    v.
    1 to unchain (preso, perro).
    Ricardo desencadenó al perro Richard unchained the dog.
    2 to give rise to, to spark off.
    la medida desencadenó fuertes protestas the measure provoked furious protests
    3 to trigger, to detonate, to activate, to provoke.
    Su actitud desencadenó un pleito Her attitude triggered the fight.
    * * *
    1 (quitar la cadena) to unchain
    2 (pasiones) to unleash
    3 figurado (producir) to spark off, give rise to
    1 (desatarse) to break loose
    2 (guerra) to break out
    3 (acontecimientos) to start
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=quitar las cadenas de) [+ prisionero] to unchain; [+ perro] to unleash
    2) (=desatar) [+ ira] to unleash; [+ crisis] to trigger, set off
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <crisis/protesta/reacción> to trigger
    b) < perro> to unleash, let... off the leash; < preso> to unchain, unshackle
    2.
    desencadenarse v pron explosión/reacción to be triggered off; guerra to break out; tempestad to break
    * * *
    = spark off, trigger, spark, unleash, touch off, set off.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex. This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex. The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <crisis/protesta/reacción> to trigger
    b) < perro> to unleash, let... off the leash; < preso> to unchain, unshackle
    2.
    desencadenarse v pron explosión/reacción to be triggered off; guerra to break out; tempestad to break
    * * *
    = spark off, trigger, spark, unleash, touch off, set off.

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.

    Ex: Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: The economic climate of the 1980s, unleashing competitive forces and threatening the survival of some institutions, has had a major impact on both hospitals and academic health centres.
    Ex: This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex: The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.

    * * *
    vt
    1 ‹crisis/protesta› to trigger
    la matanza desencadenó una ola de protestas the killings triggered o unleashed a wave of protest
    2 ‹explosión/reacción› to trigger
    3 ‹perro› to unleash, let … off the leash; ‹preso› to unchain, unshackle
    «explosión/reacción» to be triggered off; «guerra» to break out; «crisis» to break
    se desencadenó una ola de protestas a storm of protests erupted, it provoked a storm of protests
    * * *

    desencadenar ( conjugate desencadenar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹crisis/protesta/reacción› to trigger

    b) ‹ perro› to unleash;

    ‹ preso› to unchain
    desencadenarse verbo pronominal [explosión/reacción] to be triggered off;
    [ guerra] to break out;
    [ tempestad] to break
    desencadenar verbo transitivo
    1 to unchain
    2 (producir, dar lugar) to unleash
    ' desencadenar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    desatar
    English:
    set off
    - start
    - touch off
    - trigger
    - unleash
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [preso, perro] to unchain
    2. [viento, tormenta] to unleash
    3. [accidente, polémica] to give rise to;
    [pasión] to unleash; [conflicto] to trigger, to spark off;
    la medida desencadenó fuertes protestas the measure triggered furious protests
    * * *
    v/t fig
    set off, trigger
    * * *
    1) : to unchain
    2) : to trigger, to unleash

    Spanish-English dictionary > desencadenar

  • 9 despertar

    m.
    1 awakening.
    El despertar de sus sentidos fue lento The awakening of his senses was slow
    2 emergence.
    v.
    1 to wake (up) (persona, animal).
    despiértame a la seis, por favor could you wake me (up) at six, please?
    2 to arouse.
    despertar odio/pasión to arouse hatred/passion
    el ejercicio me despierta el apetito exercise gives me an appetite
    despertar a alguien las ganas de hacer algo to make somebody want to do something
    Su belleza despertó su pasión Her beauty aroused his passion.
    3 to revive, to awaken (recuerdo).
    esta canción despierta en mí buenos recuerdos this song brings back happy memories
    4 to wake up, to arouse, to awaken, to awake.
    El ruido despertó a Ricardo The noise woke up Richard.
    Elsa amaneció Elsa woke up..
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ ACERTAR], like link=acertar acertar
    1 to wake, wake up, awaken
    2 (apetito) to whet
    3 figurado (pasiones, deseos, etc) to arouse; (interés) to awake; (recuerdos) to bring back
    1 to wake up, awake
    1 to wake up, awake
    * * *
    verb
    2) awaken, wake
    •
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) [del sueño] to wake, wake up, awaken liter
    2) (=recordar, incitar) [+ esperanzas] to raise; [+ recuerdo] to revive; [+ sentimiento] to arouse
    2.
    VI
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to wake, wake... up
    b) <sentimientos/pasiones> to arouse; < apetito> to whet; < recuerdos> to evoke; < interés> to awaken, stir up
    2.
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up); ( de la anestesia) to come round
    b) (liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up to
    3.
    despertarse v pron
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    b) ( espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    * * *
    = arouse, awakening, spark off, wake up, awaken, awake, rouse, stir up, incite, beckon forth.
    Ex. The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.
    Ex. Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. I do anticipate, however, that we will wake up sooner or later to this enormous competitive threat.
    Ex. In the beginning it does not matter what kind of literature causes this to happen; the great thing is that the critical sense has been awakened.
    Ex. Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex. The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex. It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex. Our academic curriculum and is designed to stimulate, challenge, and beckon forth the best from each student.
    ----
    * despertar a la realidad = wake up to + reality, wake up to + the realities.
    * despertar de = jolt out of.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * despertar el deseo = arouse + hunger.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el hambre = work up + an appetite.
    * despertar el interés = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest.
    * despertar el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * despertar interés = arouse + interest, attract + interest, raise + interest, spark + interest.
    * despertar interés por = kindle + interest in.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * despertar la curiosidad = arouse + curiosity, provoke + curiosity, spark + curiosity, excite + attention, excite + curiosity, pique + curiosity, stir + Posesivo + curiosity.
    * despertar la imaginación = fire + the imagination.
    * despertar la motivación = spark + motivation.
    * despertar la sed = work up + a thirst.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * despertar la sensibilidad = release + feelings.
    * despertar pasión = ignite + passion.
    * despertarse = get on + the ball.
    * despertarse con = wake up to.
    * despertarse de = rouse from.
    * despertarse sobresaltado = startle awake.
    * despertarse sorprendido = startle awake.
    * despertar sospechas = stir + suspicion, arouse + suspicion.
    * despertar un sentimiento de = stir + a sense of.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * duro despertar = rude awakening.
    * tener un duro despertar = rude awakening + be in store.
    * volver a despertar = reawaken [re-awaken].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) < persona> to wake, wake... up
    b) <sentimientos/pasiones> to arouse; < apetito> to whet; < recuerdos> to evoke; < interés> to awaken, stir up
    2.
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up); ( de la anestesia) to come round
    b) (liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up to
    3.
    despertarse v pron
    a) ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    b) ( espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    * * *
    = arouse, awakening, spark off, wake up, awaken, awake, rouse, stir up, incite, beckon forth.

    Ex: The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.

    Ex: Puberty, he describes as 'dreamy and sentimental' and though this may seem a far cry from the teenagers we would recognize that adolescence brings an awakening of emotions, idealism and commitment to a romantic ideal.
    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: I do anticipate, however, that we will wake up sooner or later to this enormous competitive threat.
    Ex: In the beginning it does not matter what kind of literature causes this to happen; the great thing is that the critical sense has been awakened.
    Ex: Schucking noted that early step when a child's 'imagination awakes, without corresponding development of the critical faculty,' a step most children make before they reach school age = Schucking se percató de ese primer paso en el niño cuando "se despierta su imaginación sin el correspondiente desarrollo de la capacidad crítica", un paso que dan la mayoría de los niños antes de alcanzar la edad escolar.
    Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex: The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex: It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex: Our academic curriculum and is designed to stimulate, challenge, and beckon forth the best from each student.
    * despertar a la realidad = wake up to + reality, wake up to + the realities.
    * despertar de = jolt out of.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * despertar el deseo = arouse + hunger.
    * despertar el entusiasmo = capture + the imagination, work up + an enthusiasm.
    * despertar el hambre = work up + an appetite.
    * despertar el interés = provoke + interest, stimulate + interest, stir + interest, whet + the appetite, heighten + interest, rouse + interest, capture + the imagination, capture + the interest, work up + an interest, pique + interest.
    * despertar el interés de = catch + the imagination of.
    * despertar entusiasmo = arouse + enthusiasm.
    * despertar interés = arouse + interest, attract + interest, raise + interest, spark + interest.
    * despertar interés por = kindle + interest in.
    * despertar la atención = arouse + attention, give + wake-up call.
    * despertar la curiosidad = arouse + curiosity, provoke + curiosity, spark + curiosity, excite + attention, excite + curiosity, pique + curiosity, stir + Posesivo + curiosity.
    * despertar la imaginación = fire + the imagination.
    * despertar la motivación = spark + motivation.
    * despertar la sed = work up + a thirst.
    * despertar las emociones = stir + emotions.
    * despertar la sensibilidad = release + feelings.
    * despertar pasión = ignite + passion.
    * despertarse = get on + the ball.
    * despertarse con = wake up to.
    * despertarse de = rouse from.
    * despertarse sobresaltado = startle awake.
    * despertarse sorprendido = startle awake.
    * despertar sospechas = stir + suspicion, arouse + suspicion.
    * despertar un sentimiento de = stir + a sense of.
    * destinado a despertar el interés del usuario = highlight abstract.
    * duro despertar = rude awakening.
    * tener un duro despertar = rude awakening + be in store.
    * volver a despertar = reawaken [re-awaken].

    * * *
    despertar1 [A5 ]
    vt
    1 ‹persona› to wake, wake … up
    despiértame a las ocho wake me (up) at eight o'clock
    2 ‹sentimientos/pasiones› to arouse; ‹apetito› to whet; ‹recuerdos› to evoke; ‹interés› to awaken, stir up
    un discurso que despertó fuertes polémicas a speech which sparked off o triggered o aroused o provoked fierce controversy
    esa música despierta recuerdos de mi niñez that music reminds me of my childhood o brings back o evokes memories of my childhood
    ■ despertar
    vi
    1 (del sueño) to wake (up)
    todavía no ha despertado de la anestesia she hasn't come round from the anesthetic yet
    despertó sobresaltado he woke (up) o ( liter) awoke with a start
    2 ( liter) (a la realidad, al amor) to wake up
    1 (del sueño) to wake (up)
    se despertó de madrugada he woke (up) very early
    2 (espabilarse) to wake (oneself) up
    voy a darme una ducha a ver si me despierto I'm going to have a shower to try to wake (myself) up
    awakening
    * * *

     

    despertar ( conjugate despertar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹ persona› to wake, wake … up

    b) ‹sentimientos/pasiones› to arouse;

    ‹ apetito› to whet;
    ‹ recuerdos› to evoke;
    ‹ interés› to awaken, stir up
    verbo intransitivo ( del sueño) to wake (up);
    ( de la anestesia) to come round
    despertarse verbo pronominal ( del sueño) to wake (up)
    despertar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 to wake (up)
    2 fig (un sentimiento, recuerdo) to arouse
    II sustantivo masculino awakening: tiene muy mal despertar, he's always angry when he wakes up
    ' despertar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cerrarse
    - despertarse
    - escándalo
    - espabilar
    - grogui
    - ininteligible
    - umbral
    - despierta
    English:
    arouse
    - awake
    - awaken
    - awakening
    - fire
    - get up
    - rouse
    - roust
    - stir
    - stir up
    - wake
    - wake up
    - excite
    - get
    - kindle
    - provoke
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [persona, animal] to wake (up);
    despiértame a las seis, por favor could you wake me (up) at six, please?
    2. [producir] [sentimientos] to arouse;
    [recuerdos] to bring back, to revive; [expectación] to create, to arouse; [debate, polémica] to give rise to;
    despertar odio/pasión to arouse hatred/passion;
    el ejercicio me despierta el apetito exercise gives me an appetite;
    esta canción despierta en mí buenos recuerdos this song brings back happy memories for me
    ♦ vi
    1. [dejar de dormir] to wake (up);
    ¡despierta, que ya hemos llegado! wake up! we've arrived!;
    despertó de repente de su sueño she suddenly woke from her dream
    2. [espabilar] to wake o wise up
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 wake, waken
    2 apetito whet; sospecha arouse; recuerdo reawaken, trigger
    II v/i wake up
    * * *
    despertar {55} vi
    : to awaken, to wake up
    1) : to arouse, to wake
    2) evocar: to elicit, to evoke
    * * *
    despertar vb (persona) to wake [pt. woke; pp. woken] / to wake up

    Spanish-English dictionary > despertar

  • 10 indiscriminadamente

    adv.
    indiscriminately.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 indiscriminately
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    ----
    * aplicar indiscriminadamente = apply across + the board.
    * matar indiscriminadamente = take + no prisoners.
    * * *

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    * aplicar indiscriminadamente = apply across + the board.
    * matar indiscriminadamente = take + no prisoners.

    * * *
    indiscriminately
    * * *
    indiscriminately

    Spanish-English dictionary > indiscriminadamente

  • 11 indistintamente

    adj.
    1 equally, alike.
    se refería a jóvenes y viejos indistintamente he was referring to young and old alike
    2 indistinctly.
    adv.
    1 indistinctly, one or the other, indiscriminatingly.
    2 indistinctly, fuzzily.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 (por igual) equally
    2 (con imprecisión) indistinctly
    * * *
    ADV
    1) (=sin distinción) without distinction; (=sin discriminación) indiscriminately

    pueden firmar indistintamente — either may sign ( joint holder of the account {etc}4})

    2) (=no claramente) vaguely, indistinctly
    * * *
    a) (sin distinción, separación)

    todos, indistintamente, deberán hacerlo — everyone, without distinction o exception, will have to do it

    b) ( no claramente) <percibir/recordar> vaguely
    * * *
    = indiscriminately, interchangeably, indistinctively.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.
    Ex. But most people nowadays object to the use of either word to refer indistinctively to Japanese or Chinese characters.
    ----
    * usar indistintamente = use + interchangeably.
    * * *
    a) (sin distinción, separación)

    todos, indistintamente, deberán hacerlo — everyone, without distinction o exception, will have to do it

    b) ( no claramente) <percibir/recordar> vaguely
    * * *
    = indiscriminately, interchangeably, indistinctively.

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Ex: We agree with Price that using the words 'citation' and 'reference' interchangeably is a deplorable waste of a good technical term.
    Ex: But most people nowadays object to the use of either word to refer indistinctively to Japanese or Chinese characters.
    * usar indistintamente = use + interchangeably.

    * * *
    1
    (sin distinción, separación): puede firmar uno u otro indistintamente either of you can sign, it doesn't matter which of you signs
    todos, indistintamente, deberán hacer la prueba everyone, without distinction o exception, will have to do the test
    culpaba a los liberales y a los conservadores indistintamente she blamed both liberals and conservatives alike
    2 (no claramente) ‹percibir/recordar› vaguely
    las voces le llegaban indistintamente a través de la pared she could hear the voices faintly o indistinctly through the wall
    * * *

    indistintamente adv (sin distinción) vale para coches de gasolina o diesel indistintamente, it's used for petrol or diesel cars, it doesn't matter which
    ' indistintamente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    indiscriminately
    - indistinctly
    * * *
    1. [sin distinción] equally, alike;
    se refería a jóvenes y viejos indistintamente he was referring to young and old alike;
    utilizan indistintamente el español y el inglés they use Spanish and English interchangeably;
    permite enviar indistintamente datos e imágenes it allows you to send both data and images equally well
    2. [sin claridad] indistinctly
    * * *
    adv
    1 ( sin claridad) indistinctly
    2 ( sin distinción) without distinction
    * * *
    1) : indistinctly
    2) : indiscriminately

    Spanish-English dictionary > indistintamente

  • 12 interés por los libros

    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    * * *

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > interés por los libros

  • 13 menoscabar

    v.
    1 to damage (fama, honra).
    2 to undermine, to afflict, to aggrieve, to damage.
    Sus críticas minaron su confianza His criticism undermined her confidence.
    * * *
    1 (mermar) to reduce, lessen, diminish
    2 (dañar) to impair, spoil
    3 (desprestigiar) to discredit
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=disminuir) to lessen, reduce; (=dañar) to damage
    2) (=desacreditar) to discredit
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <autoridad/fortuna> to diminish, reduce; < derechos> to impinge upon, infringe; <honor/fama/salud> to damage, harm
    * * *
    = undermine, undercut, whittle (away/down/at).
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex. However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo <autoridad/fortuna> to diminish, reduce; < derechos> to impinge upon, infringe; <honor/fama/salud> to damage, harm
    * * *
    = undermine, undercut, whittle (away/down/at).

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Ex: The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex: However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.

    * * *
    menoscabar [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹autoridad/fortuna› to diminish, reduce; ‹derechos› to impinge upon, infringe; ‹honor/fama› to damage, harm
    * * *

    menoscabar ( conjugate menoscabar) verbo transitivo ‹autoridad/fortuna› to diminish, reduce;
    ‹ derechos› to impinge upon, infringe;
    ‹honor/fama/salud› to damage, harm
    menoscabar verbo transitivo (un beneficio) to reduce, diminish
    (una reputación) to discredit
    (la salud) to undermine
    ' menoscabar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    wear
    * * *
    [fama, honra] to damage; [derechos, intereses, salud] to harm; [belleza, perfección] to diminish;
    sus acciones han menoscabado la confianza que teníamos en él what he did has diminished the trust we had in him
    * * *
    v/t
    1 autoridad diminish, reduce
    2 ( dañar) harm
    * * *
    1) : to lessen, to diminish
    2) : to disgrace, to discredit
    3) perjudicar: to harm, to damage

    Spanish-English dictionary > menoscabar

  • 14 minar

    v.
    1 to mine (military).
    La armada minó el campo The army mined the field.
    2 to undermine.
    Sus críticas minaron su confianza His criticism undermined her confidence.
    * * *
    1 (terreno) to mine
    2 figurado (salud, resistencia) to undermine, weaken
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (Min, Mil, Náut) to mine
    2) (=debilitar) to undermine
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <campo/mar> to mine
    b) ( debilitar) < salud> to damage; <autoridad/moral> to undermine
    * * *
    = erode, undermine, sap, gnaw (at), undercut, whittle (away/down/at), hollow out.
    Ex. These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. First the desire to read is sapped, then the will, and finally stamina to tackle anything but short, and immediately useful, passages.
    Ex. The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex. The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex. However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.
    Ex. The Irish President said last night that Irish society is being hollowed out by individualism.
    ----
    * minar la confianza en Uno mismo = undermine + self-confidence.
    * minar los valores tradicionales = undermine + traditional values.
    * minar + Posesivo + confianza = undermine + Posesivo + confidence, erode + Posesivo + confidence, sap + Posesivo + confidence.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) <campo/mar> to mine
    b) ( debilitar) < salud> to damage; <autoridad/moral> to undermine
    * * *
    = erode, undermine, sap, gnaw (at), undercut, whittle (away/down/at), hollow out.

    Ex: These arrangements should also erode price differentials between Europe and the US, and permit each country to support its own online services.

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex: First the desire to read is sapped, then the will, and finally stamina to tackle anything but short, and immediately useful, passages.
    Ex: The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex: The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex: However, such idealism is often whittled away over time by bureaucratic problems & organizational demands.
    Ex: The Irish President said last night that Irish society is being hollowed out by individualism.
    * minar la confianza en Uno mismo = undermine + self-confidence.
    * minar los valores tradicionales = undermine + traditional values.
    * minar + Posesivo + confianza = undermine + Posesivo + confidence, erode + Posesivo + confidence, sap + Posesivo + confidence.

    * * *
    minar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ( Mil, Náut) ‹campo/mar› to mine
    2 (debilitar) ‹salud› to damage; ‹autoridad/moral› to undermine
    el país había sido minado por una guerra civil the country had been weakened by a civil war
    * * *

    minar ( conjugate minar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹campo/mar› to mine

    b) ( debilitar) ‹ salud› to damage;

    ‹autoridad/moral› to undermine
    minar verbo transitivo
    1 (con explosivos) to mine
    2 fig (debilitar, destruir) to undermine: me mina la moral, it undermines my morale
    ' minar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    socavar
    English:
    chip away
    - mine
    - sap
    - undermine
    - erode
    - under
    * * *
    minar vt
    1. Mil to mine
    2. [socavar] to undermine;
    están minando los intentos de alcanzar un acuerdo they are undermining the efforts to reach an agreement;
    el tabaco está minando su salud cigarettes are damaging her health
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( excavar) mine
    2 fig ( dañar) undermine
    * * *
    minar vt
    1) : to mine
    2) debilitar: to undermine

    Spanish-English dictionary > minar

  • 15 provocar

    v.
    1 to provoke.
    El golpe provocó su muerte The blow brought about her death.
    Sus comentarios provocaron al borracho His comments provoked the drunk.
    2 to cause, to bring about (causar) (accidente, muerte).
    provocar las iras de alguien to anger somebody
    provocó las risas de todos he made everyone laugh
    el polvo me provoca estornudos dust makes me sneeze
    3 to lead on (excitar sexualmente).
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ SACAR], like link=sacar sacar
    1 to provoke
    \
    provocar el parto to induce birth
    provocar un incendio (con intención) to commit arson 2 (sin intención) to cause a fire
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=causar) [+ protesta, explosión] to cause, spark off; [+ fuego] to cause, start (deliberately); [+ cambio] to bring about, lead to; [+ proceso] to promote
    2) [+ parto] to induce, bring on
    3) [+ persona] [gen] to provoke; (=incitar) to rouse, stir up (to anger); (=tentar) to tempt, invite

    ¡no me provoques! — don't start me!

    provocar a algn a cólera o indignación — to rouse sb to fury

    4) [sexualmente] to rouse
    2. VI
    1) LAm (=gustar, apetecer)

    ¿te provoca un café? — would you like a coffee?, do you fancy a coffee?

    ¿qué le provoca? — what would you like?, what do you fancy?

    no me provoca la idea — the idea doesn't appeal to me, I don't fancy the idea

    -¿por qué no vas? -no me provoca — "why aren't you going?" - "I don't feel like it"

    no me provoca estudiar hoy — I'm not in the mood for studying today, I don't feel like studying today

    2) * (=vomitar) to be sick, throw up *
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < explosión> to cause; < incendio> to start; < polémica> to spark off, prompt
    b) (Med)

    provocar el parto — to induce labor*

    2) < persona> ( al enfado) to provoke; ( sexualmente) to lead... on
    2.
    provocar vi (Andes) ( apetecer)

    ¿le provoca un traguito? — do you want a drink?, do you fancy a drink? (BrE colloq)

    * * *
    = provoke, spark off, trigger, induce, bring on, elicit, instigate, tease, evoke, titillate, ignite, rouse, stir up, spark, twit, taunt, tantalise [tantalize, -USA], touch off, set off, hit + a (raw) nerve, strike + a nerve, bring about, precipitate, incite, touch + a (raw) nerve, give + rise to, give + cause to, give + occasion to.
    Ex. 3 different kinds of paper were deacidified by different aqueous and nonaqueous methods, and then treated to provoke accelerated attack of air pollutants.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex. Then, the reference librarian has better justification to buy and perhaps to induce others to contribute to the purchase.
    Ex. In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex. This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex. The first mass removal of material was instigated by the trade unions and although admitted in 1932 to have been a mistake, the purges proved difficult to stop.
    Ex. I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex. It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex. However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
    Ex. In turn, that change ignited a body of literature that discussed those cataloguers' future roles.
    Ex. The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex. The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex. The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex. He may have wished to tease and tantalize his readers by insoluble problems.
    Ex. This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex. The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    Ex. Based on their account, it seems obvious that Beauperthuy hit a raw nerve among some of the medical research leaders of the day.
    Ex. His plethoric prose produced by a prodigious placement of words struck a nerve.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex. Obama's election seems to have touched a raw nerve in conservative white America, unleashing a torrent of right-wing rage unseen in this country.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    ----
    * provocar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * provocar controversia = arouse + controversy.
    * provocar el debate = prompt + discussion, spark + debate, stir + debate.
    * provocar escarnio = evoke + response.
    * provocar estragos = create + havoc, wreak + havoc, cause + havoc.
    * provocar estragos en = play + havoc with.
    * provocar la controversia = court + controversy.
    * provocar la ira de Alguien = incur + Posesivo + wrath.
    * provocar menosprecio = evoke + scorn.
    * provocar sospechas = stir + suspicion.
    * provocar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * provocar una guerra = ignite + war, precipitate + war.
    * provocar una protesta = call forth + protest.
    * provocar una reacción = cause + reaction, provoke + reaction.
    * provocar un ataque = provoke + attack.
    * provocar un cambio = bring about + change.
    * provocar un debate = ignite + debate.
    * provocar un diálogo = elicit + dialogue.
    * provocar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * provocar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) < explosión> to cause; < incendio> to start; < polémica> to spark off, prompt
    b) (Med)

    provocar el parto — to induce labor*

    2) < persona> ( al enfado) to provoke; ( sexualmente) to lead... on
    2.
    provocar vi (Andes) ( apetecer)

    ¿le provoca un traguito? — do you want a drink?, do you fancy a drink? (BrE colloq)

    * * *
    = provoke, spark off, trigger, induce, bring on, elicit, instigate, tease, evoke, titillate, ignite, rouse, stir up, spark, twit, taunt, tantalise [tantalize, -USA], touch off, set off, hit + a (raw) nerve, strike + a nerve, bring about, precipitate, incite, touch + a (raw) nerve, give + rise to, give + cause to, give + occasion to.

    Ex: 3 different kinds of paper were deacidified by different aqueous and nonaqueous methods, and then treated to provoke accelerated attack of air pollutants.

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: Nevertheless, the fact that these general lists cannot serve for every application has triggered a search for more consistent approaches.
    Ex: Then, the reference librarian has better justification to buy and perhaps to induce others to contribute to the purchase.
    Ex: In frequent cases, unionization is brought on by the inept or irresponsible action of management.
    Ex: This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex: The first mass removal of material was instigated by the trade unions and although admitted in 1932 to have been a mistake, the purges proved difficult to stop.
    Ex: I like to be considered one of the team, to joke with and tease the employee but that sure creates a problem when I have to discipline, correct, or fire an employee.
    Ex: It is known that in ancient Rome the complexity of the administrative job evoked considerable development of management techniques.
    Ex: However, some of the central premises of the film are flawed, and the risqué touches, whether racial or erotic innuendo, are primarily there to titillate and make the film seem hot and controversial.
    Ex: In turn, that change ignited a body of literature that discussed those cataloguers' future roles.
    Ex: The spirit, if not the content, of Marx can be the joust to rouse the sleepy theory of academic sociology.
    Ex: The goal of this guidebook is to help writers activate their brains to stir up more and better ideas and details.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: Don't be tempted into twitting me with the past knowledge that you have of me, because it is identical with the past knowledge that I have of you, and in twitting me, you twit yourself.
    Ex: The writer describes how he spent his school days avoiding bullies who taunted him because he was a dancer.
    Ex: He may have wished to tease and tantalize his readers by insoluble problems.
    Ex: This decision touched off a battle of wills between the library and the government as well as a blitz of media publicity.
    Ex: The dollar has been losing value, weakening its status as the world's major currency and setting off jitters in the international financial system.
    Ex: Based on their account, it seems obvious that Beauperthuy hit a raw nerve among some of the medical research leaders of the day.
    Ex: His plethoric prose produced by a prodigious placement of words struck a nerve.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: It is illegal to operate websites inciting terrorism under the Terrorism Act.
    Ex: Obama's election seems to have touched a raw nerve in conservative white America, unleashing a torrent of right-wing rage unseen in this country.
    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * provocar cambios = wreak + changes.
    * provocar controversia = arouse + controversy.
    * provocar el debate = prompt + discussion, spark + debate, stir + debate.
    * provocar escarnio = evoke + response.
    * provocar estragos = create + havoc, wreak + havoc, cause + havoc.
    * provocar estragos en = play + havoc with.
    * provocar la controversia = court + controversy.
    * provocar la ira de Alguien = incur + Posesivo + wrath.
    * provocar menosprecio = evoke + scorn.
    * provocar sospechas = stir + suspicion.
    * provocar una crisis = precipitate + crisis.
    * provocar una guerra = ignite + war, precipitate + war.
    * provocar una protesta = call forth + protest.
    * provocar una reacción = cause + reaction, provoke + reaction.
    * provocar un ataque = provoke + attack.
    * provocar un cambio = bring about + change.
    * provocar un debate = ignite + debate.
    * provocar un diálogo = elicit + dialogue.
    * provocar un gran alboroto = make + a splash.
    * provocar un gran revuelo = set + the cat among the pigeons, put + the cat among the pigeons.

    * * *
    provocar [A2 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (causar, ocasionar) to cause
    un cigarrillo pudo provocar la explosión the explosion may have been caused by a cigarette
    una decisión que ha provocado violentas polémicas a decision which has sparked off o prompted violent controversy
    no se sabe qué provocó el incendio it is not known what started the fire
    2 ( Med):
    provocar el parto to induce labor*
    las pastillas le provocaron una reacción cutánea the pills caused o brought on a skin reaction
    el antígeno provoca la formación de anticuerpos the antigen stimulates the production of antibodies
    B ‹persona›
    1 (al enfado) to provoke
    2 (en sentido sexual) to lead … on
    ■ provocar
    vi
    ( Andes) (apetecer): ¿le provoca un traguito? do you want a drink?, do you fancy a drink? ( BrE colloq)
    ■ provocarse
    ( refl):
    * * *

     

    provocar ( conjugate provocar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) ‹ explosión› to cause;

    ‹ incendio› to start;
    ‹ polémica› to spark off, prompt;
    ‹ reacción› to cause
    b) (Med) ‹ parto› to induce

    2 ‹ persona› ( al enfado) to provoke;
    ( sexualmente) to lead … on
    verbo intransitivo (Andes) ( apetecer):
    ◊ ¿le provoca un traguito? do you want a drink?, do you fancy a drink? (BrE colloq)

    provocar verbo transitivo
    1 (causar) to cause: su decisión fue provocada por..., his decision was prompted by..., provocar un incendio, to start a fire
    2 (un parto, etc) to induce: tuvieron que provocarle el vómito, they had to make her vomit
    3 (irritar, enfadar) to provoke: no lo provoques, don't provoke him
    4 (la ira, etc) to rouse
    (un aplauso) to provoke
    5 (excitar el deseo sexual) to arouse, provoke

    ' provocar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    campanada
    - desatar
    - engendrar
    - hacer
    - motivar
    - organizar
    - pinchar
    - chulear
    - dar
    - meter
    - parto
    - reclamo
    - torear
    English:
    bait
    - bring
    - bring about
    - bring on
    - cause
    - excite
    - fight
    - incur
    - induce
    - instigate
    - invite
    - prompt
    - provoke
    - raise
    - rouse
    - roust
    - short-circuit
    - spark off
    - start
    - stir up
    - tease
    - trigger
    - disturbance
    - draw
    - elicit
    - evoke
    - short
    - spark
    - stir
    - taunt
    - whip
    - wreck
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [incitar] to provoke;
    ¡no me provoques! don't provoke me!
    2. [causar] [accidente, muerte] to cause;
    [incendio, rebelión] to start; [sonrisa, burla] to elicit;
    una placa de hielo provocó el accidente the accident was caused by a sheet of black ice;
    provocó las risas de todos he made everyone laugh;
    el polvo me provoca estornudos dust makes me sneeze;
    su actitud me provoca más lástima que otra cosa her attitude makes me pity her more than anything else
    3. [excitar sexualmente] to lead on;
    le gusta provocar a los chicos con su ropa she likes to tease the boys with her clothes
    ♦ vi
    Carib, Col, Méx Fam [apetecer]
    ¿te provoca ir al cine? would you like to go to the movies?, Br do you fancy going to the cinema?;
    ¿te provoca un vaso de vino? would you like a glass of wine?, Br do you fancy a glass of wine?;
    ¿qué te provoca? what would you like to do?, Br what do you fancy doing?
    * * *
    v/t
    1 cause
    2 el enfado provoke
    3 sexualmente lead on
    4 parto induce
    5
    :
    ¿te provoca un café? S.Am. how about a coffee?
    * * *
    provocar {72} vt
    1) causar: to provoke, to cause
    2) irritar: to provoke, to pique
    * * *
    1. (en general) to cause
    2. (incendio) to start
    3. (una persona) to provoke

    Spanish-English dictionary > provocar

  • 16 sin criterio alguno

    = indiscriminate, indiscriminately
    Ex. Nonetheless, the indiscriminate use of both terms in a data base creates a situation in which the serious scholar is either deprived of access to half of the material in the collection, or must consult two sequences.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    * * *
    = indiscriminate, indiscriminately

    Ex: Nonetheless, the indiscriminate use of both terms in a data base creates a situation in which the serious scholar is either deprived of access to half of the material in the collection, or must consult two sequences.

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin criterio alguno

  • 17 socavar

    v.
    1 to dig under (excavar por debajo).
    2 to undermine, to erode, to cut the ground from under, to dig away.
    Las lluvias socavan la tierra The rain undermines the soil.
    Las penas socavan el alma Woe undermines the soul.
    3 to weaken, to debilitate, to mine, to sap.
    El sufrimiento socava a Ricardo Suffering weakens Richard.
    4 to cavitate, to produce cavitation.
    El río socava The river produces cavitation.
    * * *
    1 (excavar) to dig under
    2 figurado to undermine
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=minar) to undermine
    2) (=excavar) [persona] to dig under; [agua] to hollow out
    3) (=debilitar) to sap, undermine
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to undermine
    * * *
    = undermine, sap, chip away, gnaw (at), undercut, hollow out.
    Ex. Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.
    Ex. First the desire to read is sapped, then the will, and finally stamina to tackle anything but short, and immediately useful, passages.
    Ex. Despite the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, guaranteeing freedom of expression, there seems to be an onslaught of people chipping away at this social foundation.
    Ex. The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex. The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex. The Irish President said last night that Irish society is being hollowed out by individualism.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo to undermine
    * * *
    = undermine, sap, chip away, gnaw (at), undercut, hollow out.

    Ex: Furthermore, the value of citation bibliometry is currently being undermined by the formation of 'citation clubs', which aim to indiscriminately achieve maximum cross-citing between 'club members'.

    Ex: First the desire to read is sapped, then the will, and finally stamina to tackle anything but short, and immediately useful, passages.
    Ex: Despite the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, guaranteeing freedom of expression, there seems to be an onslaught of people chipping away at this social foundation.
    Ex: The rugby league is increasingly beset by a financial reward system that gnaws at its prime resource -- the players.
    Ex: The effects of liberalization threaten to undercut the delivery of a long cherished social objective.
    Ex: The Irish President said last night that Irish society is being hollowed out by individualism.

    * * *
    socavar [A1 ]
    vt
    to undermine
    * * *

    socavar verbo transitivo
    1 to undermine
    2 fig (minar, destruir) to undermine
    ' socavar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    undermine
    * * *
    1. [debilitar] to undermine
    2. [excavar por debajo] to dig under
    * * *
    v/t tb fig
    undermine
    * * *
    : to undermine

    Spanish-English dictionary > socavar

  • 18 suscitar

    v.
    1 to give rise to.
    2 to provoke, to bring about, to arouse, to cause to happen.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to cause, provoke
    2 (rebelión) to stir up, arouse; (discusión) to start; (problemas) to cause, raise; (interés) to arouse
    * * *
    verb
    to provoke, arise
    * * *
    VT [+ rebelión] to stir up; [+ escándalo, conflicto] to cause, provoke; [+ discusión] to start; [+ duda, problema] to raise; [+ interés, sospechas] to arouse; [+ consecuencia] to cause, give rise to, bring with it
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) <curiosidad/interés> to arouse; < dudas> to raise; <escándalo/polémica> to provoke, cause; < debate> to give rise to
    * * *
    = fuel, spark off, whip up, elicit, spark, give + rise to, conjure up, arouse, bring about, give + cause to, give + occasion to.
    Ex. This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.
    Ex. Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex. The ALA and some of its members seem to have taken in upon themselves to whip up a frenzy of public relations style fantasy that market reality simply cannot match.
    Ex. This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex. The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex. The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex. As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex. The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.
    Ex. Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex. That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex. Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    ----
    * suscitar controversia = arouse + controversy.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * suscitar duda = shed + doubt.
    * suscitar dudas = raise + doubts.
    * suscitar el debate = spark + debate, spark + discussion, stir + debate.
    * suscitar el diálogo = spark + dialogue.
    * suscitar la curiosidad = excite + attention.
    * suscitar la discusión = spark + discussion.
    * suscitar la polémica = spark + controversy.
    * suscitar una cuestión = evoke + issue, open up + issue.
    * suscitar una pregunta = raise + question.
    * suscitar una respuesta = evoke + response, elicit + response.
    * suscitar una sugerencia = elicit + suggestion.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.
    * suscitar un debate = arouse + discussion, debate + surface, raise + debate.
    * suscitar un diálogo = elicit + dialogue.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo (frml) <curiosidad/interés> to arouse; < dudas> to raise; <escándalo/polémica> to provoke, cause; < debate> to give rise to
    * * *
    = fuel, spark off, whip up, elicit, spark, give + rise to, conjure up, arouse, bring about, give + cause to, give + occasion to.

    Ex: This is in line with recent trends in the historical sciences generally fuelled by the feeling that in the past historians did not pay enough attention to what is, after all, the majority of humanity.

    Ex: Like the librarians and the bookshop staff, the club members are catalysts who spark off that fission which will spread from child to child an awareness of books and the habit of reading them.
    Ex: The ALA and some of its members seem to have taken in upon themselves to whip up a frenzy of public relations style fantasy that market reality simply cannot match.
    Ex: This article looks at ways in which librarians in leadership roles can elicit the motivation, commitment, and personal investment of members of the organisation.
    Ex: The nineteenth century was, quite rightly, fearful of any system of spreading knowledge which might spark the tinder box of unrest.
    Ex: The method of indexing called post-coordinate indexing gives rise to physical forms of indexes which differ from the more 'traditional' catalogues mentioned above.
    Ex: As we enter full-throttle into the Information Age, the mere mention of 'the information highway' conjures up a predictable set of high-tech images.
    Ex: The appearance of this volume aroused such a furor within and without the British Museum that further publication of the catalog was suspended.
    Ex: Untruth brings about ill reputation and indignity.
    Ex: That crucial evidence was withheld from the final report could give cause to bring charges of criminal negligence.
    Ex: Many soldiers took advantage of the impoverished conditions giving occasion to assaults, rapes and murders.
    * suscitar controversia = arouse + controversy.
    * suscitar crítica = arouse + criticism, raise + criticism.
    * suscitar duda = shed + doubt.
    * suscitar dudas = raise + doubts.
    * suscitar el debate = spark + debate, spark + discussion, stir + debate.
    * suscitar el diálogo = spark + dialogue.
    * suscitar la curiosidad = excite + attention.
    * suscitar la discusión = spark + discussion.
    * suscitar la polémica = spark + controversy.
    * suscitar una cuestión = evoke + issue, open up + issue.
    * suscitar una pregunta = raise + question.
    * suscitar una respuesta = evoke + response, elicit + response.
    * suscitar una sugerencia = elicit + suggestion.
    * suscitar un comentario = elicit + comment.
    * suscitar un debate = arouse + discussion, debate + surface, raise + debate.
    * suscitar un diálogo = elicit + dialogue.
    * suscitar un problema = provoke + problem, raise + problem, raise + concern.

    * * *
    suscitar [A1 ]
    vt
    ( frml); ‹curiosidad/interés› to arouse; ‹dudas› to raise; ‹escándalo/polémica› to provoke, cause
    suscitó un acalorado debate it gave rise to a heated debate
    * * *

    suscitar vtr (originar) to cause, arouse: su postura suscitará polémica, his attitude will provoke controversy
    ' suscitar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    decir
    - imponer
    - infundir
    - intrigar
    - llamar
    - tinta
    - interesar
    English:
    excite
    - antagonize
    - draw
    - raise
    - rise
    - spark
    * * *
    [discusión] to give rise to; [dificultades] to cause, to create; [interés, simpatía, sospechas] to arouse; [dudas] to raise
    * * *
    v/t enojo arouse; polémica generate; escándalo provoke
    * * *
    : to provoke, to give rise to

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  • 19 Club

    El diccionario Español-ruso económico > Club

  • 20 Fútbol Club

    Fútbol Club
    Fußballclub

    Diccionario Español-Alemán > Fútbol Club

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