Translation: from spanish

the community at large

  • 1 a bajo precio

    = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap
    Ex. Following our examples, the neighbors decide that they can provide the lower-cost food service to the wider community by buying in even larger quantities, and in the process make a profit for themselves.
    Ex. They are unique because large volumes of data can be stored at a low price.
    Ex. The author provides a selected list of Internet sites covering various aspects of travel and tourism such as accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, travelling abroad, and touring on the cheap.
    * * *
    = lower-cost, at a low price, on the cheap

    Ex: Following our examples, the neighbors decide that they can provide the lower-cost food service to the wider community by buying in even larger quantities, and in the process make a profit for themselves.

    Ex: They are unique because large volumes of data can be stored at a low price.
    Ex: The author provides a selected list of Internet sites covering various aspects of travel and tourism such as accommodation, restaurants, entertainment, travelling abroad, and touring on the cheap.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a bajo precio

  • 2 abandonar

    v.
    1 to leave (place).
    2 to leave (person).
    3 to give up (estudios).
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year
    4 to abandon, to desert, to forsake, to bail out on.
    Pedro abandonó a su familia Peter abandoned his family.
    Silvia abandonó sus sueños por Pedro Silvia abandoned her dreams for Peter.
    5 to quit, to cease trying, to desist, to give up.
    6 to check out on.
    * * *
    1 (desamparar) to abandon, forsake
    2 (lugar) to leave, quit
    3 (actividad) to give up, withdraw from
    4 (traicionar) to desert
    5 (renunciar) to relinquish, renounce
    6 (descuidar) to neglect
    7 DEPORTE (retirarse) to withdraw from
    1 (descuidarse) to neglect oneself, let oneself go
    2 (entregarse) to give oneself up (a, to)
    3 (ceder) to give in
    * * *
    verb
    •
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=dejar abandonado) [+ cónyuge, hijo] to abandon, desert; [+ animal, casa, posesiones] to abandon; [+ obligaciones] to neglect

    la abandonó por otra mujer — he abandoned o deserted her for another woman

    2) (=marcharse de) [+ lugar, organización] to leave
    3) (=renunciar a) [+ estudios, proyecto] to give up, abandon; [+ costumbre, cargo] to give up; [+ privilegio, título] to renounce, relinquish

    hemos abandonado la idea de montar un negocio — we have given up o abandoned the idea of starting a business

    si el tratamiento no da resultado lo abandonaremos — if the treatment doesn't work, we'll abandon it

    4) [buen humor, suerte] to desert
    2. VI
    1) (Atletismo) [antes de la prueba] to pull out, withdraw; [durante la prueba] to pull out, retire
    2) (Boxeo) to concede defeat, throw in the towel * o (EEUU) sponge
    3) (Ajedrez) to resign, concede
    4) (Inform) to quit
    3.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algo — a vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.
    Ex. The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.
    Ex. It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex. Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex. However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex. If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex. If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex. The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex. Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex. It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex. Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex. The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex. Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex. The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex. There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex. To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex. It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex. Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex. In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex. Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex. The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex. A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex. The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex. She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex. Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex. One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex. Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex. There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex. At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex. A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    ----
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) (frml) < lugar> to leave
    b) <familia/bebé> to leave, abandon; <marido/amante> to leave; <coche/barco> to abandon
    2) fuerzas to desert
    3)
    a) <actividad/propósito/esperanza> to give up

    abandonó la lucha — he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle

    abandonar los estudios — to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) <carrera/partido> to retire, pull out
    2.
    abandonar vi (Dep)
    a) (antes de la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    b) (iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; ( en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    3.
    abandonarse v pron

    abandonarse a algo — a vicios/placeres to abandon oneself to something

    2) ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    * * *
    = abandon, abort, drop, eschew, give up, quit, relinquish, stop, leave + wandering in, forsake, sweep aside, desert, opt out of, scrap, pull back, ditch, surrender, bail out, bargain away, dump, maroon, flake out, leave by + the wayside, get away, desist, go + cold turkey, walk out on, walk out, jump + ship.

    Ex: The Library of Congress has now reconsidered the position, and abandoned what was known as its compatible headings policy.

    Ex: It is important to know what police or fire responses are triggered by alarms and how that reaction can be aborted and the alarm silenced.
    Ex: Unfruitful lines of enquiry are dropped and new and more promising search terms are introduced as the search progresses.
    Ex: However, most contributors to the debate about the future of SLIS have eschewed practicalities in favour of sweeping and dramatic generalizations.
    Ex: If support for quality cataloging is not going to be given, I think we should give it up entirely.
    Ex: If you decide not to send or save the message, replace the question mark in front of ' Quit' with another character.
    Ex: The Library will consider relinquishing them only when there is strong assurance that their transfer would not adversely affect the library community.
    Ex: Program function key 1 (FP1) tells DOBIS/LIBIS to stop whatever it is doing and go back to the function selection screen.
    Ex: It is our professional duty to help the reader, leading him from author to author, book to book, with enough sure-footed confidence that he is guided up the literary mountain and not left wandering in the viewless foothills because of one's own incompetence.
    Ex: Indeed, she was delighted to forsake the urban reality of steel and glass, traffic and crime, aspirin and litter, for the sort of over-the-fence friendliness of the smaller city.
    Ex: The development of optical fibres for information transmission has exciting potential here, but there is a very large investment in the present systems which cannot be swept aside overnight.
    Ex: Recently, however, libraries have deserted the individual and have pandered too much to the needs of the general public.
    Ex: The author takes a critical look at the UK government's education policy with regard to schools' ' opting out' of local government control.
    Ex: There have even been rumours of plans to scrap most of the industrial side of its work and disperse key elements, such as the work on regional and industrial aid, to the provinces.
    Ex: To pull back now would make both her and him look bad.
    Ex: It is time that higher education institutions accepted the wisdom of collaboration and ditched, once and for all, the rhetoric of competition = Ya es hora de que las instituciones de enseñanza superior acepten la colaboración y rechacen, de una vez por todas, la competitividad.
    Ex: Instead the two ecclesiastical disputes which arose from Diocletian's decree to surrender scriptures must be seen as more disastrous to Christian unity than the destruction of libraries.
    Ex: In the article ' Bailing out' 9 of the 10 librarians interviewed admitted that they were trying to get out of librarianship partly due to unrealistic expectations learned in library school.
    Ex: Reduced support is a fact of life, and librarians cannot bargain away their budget pressures.
    Ex: The books may simply be laid before the librarian as they are found, ' dumped in his lap', as one writer puts it.
    Ex: A seemingly simple tale of schoolboys marooned on an island, the novel 'Lord of the Flies' is an enigmatic and provocative piece of literature.
    Ex: The actress flaked out again and the director is trying to line up a replacement.
    Ex: She seeks to recontextualize those events that history has estranged, destroyed or capriciously left by the wayside.
    Ex: Guards in the lead car of the convoy threw their doors open and ran for cover, screaming, 'Get away, get away'.
    Ex: One of them sputtered and gesticulated with sufficient violence to induce us to desist.
    Ex: Judging by the critical responses to the article so far, it looks like the world isn't quite ready to go cold turkey on its religion addiction.
    Ex: There are many thankless jobs in this world, but does that mean you can just walk out on them for your own selfish reasons?.
    Ex: At least five members of the audience walked out during the bishop's address.
    Ex: A new study suggests that up to 40% of currently employed individuals are ready to jump ship once the economy rebounds.
    * abandonar el barco = abandon + ship.
    * abandonar las armas = put down + weapons.
    * abandonar los estudios = drop out (from school), drop out of + school.
    * abandonar los servicios de Alguien = drop out.
    * abandonarse = go to + seed.
    * abandonarse a = abandon + Reflexivo + to.
    * abandonar toda esperanza = give up + hope.
    * abandonar (toda/la) esperanza = abandon + (all) hope.
    * abandonar un hábito = stop + habit.
    * abandonar un lugar = quit + Lugar.
    * estudiante de bachiller que abandona los estudios = high-school dropout.
    * estudiante universitario que abandona los estudios = college dropout.
    * no abandonar = stick with, stand by.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.

    * * *
    abandonar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ( frml); ‹lugar› to leave
    el público abandonó el teatro the audience left the theater
    se le concedió un plazo de 48 horas para abandonar el país he was given 48 hours to leave the country
    miles de personas abandonan la capital durante el verano thousands of people leave the capital in the summer
    las tropas han comenzado a abandonar el área the troops have started to pull out of o leave the area
    abandonó la reunión en señal de protesta he walked out of the meeting in protest
    2 ‹persona›
    abandonó a su familia he abandoned o deserted his family
    lo abandonó por otro she left him for another man
    abandonó al bebé en la puerta del hospital she abandoned o left the baby at the entrance to the hospital
    abandonar a algn A algo to abandon sb TO sth
    decidió volver, abandonando al grupo a su suerte he decided to turn back, abandoning the group to its fate
    3 ‹coche/barco› to abandon
    B «fuerzas» to desert
    las fuerzas lo abandonaron y cayó al suelo his strength deserted him and he fell to the floor
    la suerte me ha abandonado my luck has run out o deserted me
    nunca lo abandona el buen humor he's always good-humored, his good humor never deserts him
    C ‹actividad/propósito› to give up
    abandonó los estudios she abandoned o gave up her studies
    ¿vas a abandonar el curso cuando te falta tan poco? you're not going to drop out of o give up the course at this late stage, are you?
    abandonó la lucha he gave up the fight, he abandoned the struggle
    ha abandonado toda pretensión de salir elegido he has given up o abandoned any hopes he had of being elected
    abandonó la terapia he gave up his therapy, he stopped having therapy
    ■ abandonar
    vi
    ( Dep)
    1 (antes de iniciarse la carrera, competición) to withdraw, pull out
    2 (una vez iniciada la carrera, competición) to retire, pull out; (en ajedrez) to resign; (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat, throw in the towel
    A
    (descuidarse): desde que tuvo hijos se ha abandonado since she had her children she's let herself go
    no te abandones y ve al médico don't neglect your health, go and see the doctor
    B (entregarse) abandonarse A algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself TO sth
    se abandonó al ocio she gave herself up to o abandoned herself to a life of leisure
    se abandonó al sueño he gave in to o succumbed to sleep, he let sleep overcome him, he surrendered to sleep
    * * *

     

    abandonar ( conjugate abandonar) verbo transitivo
    1
    a) (frml) ‹ lugar› to leave

    b) ‹familia/bebé› to leave, abandon;

    ‹marido/amante› to leave;
    ‹coche/barco› to abandon;

    2 [ fuerzas] to desert
    3
    a) ‹actividad/propósito/esperanza› to give up;

    ◊ abandonar los estudios to drop out of school/college

    b) (Dep) ‹carrera/partido› to retire from, pull out of

    verbo intransitivo (Dep)
    a) (en carrera, competición) to pull out


    (en boxeo, lucha) to concede defeat
    abandonarse verbo pronominal
    1 ( entregarse) abandonarse a algo ‹a vicios/placeres› to abandon oneself to sth
    2 ( en el aspecto personal) to let oneself go
    abandonar
    I verbo transitivo
    1 (irse de) to leave, quit: tenemos que vernos hoy, porque mañana abandono Madrid, we've got to see eachother today because I'm leaving Madrid tomorrow
    2 (a una persona, a un animal) to abandon
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte, to leave someone to his fate
    3 (un proyecto, los estudios) to give up
    4 Dep (retirarse de una carrera) to drop out of
    (un deporte) to drop
    II vi (desfallecer) to give up: los resultados no son los esperados, pero no abandones, the results aren't as good as we expected, but don't give up
    ' abandonar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dejar
    - botar
    - plantar
    English:
    abandon
    - back away
    - cast aside
    - caution
    - desert
    - drop
    - forsake
    - free
    - give up on
    - habit
    - idea
    - jettison
    - leave
    - quit
    - retire
    - scrap
    - stand by
    - throw in
    - walk out
    - ditch
    - give
    - maroon
    - stick
    - vacate
    - walk
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [lugar] to leave;
    [barco, vehículo] to abandon;
    abandonó la sala tras el discurso she left the hall after the speech;
    abandonó su pueblo para trabajar en la ciudad she left her home town for a job in the city;
    abandonar el barco to abandon ship;
    ¡abandonen el barco! abandon ship!;
    abandonar algo a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sth to its fate;
    los cascos azules abandonarán pronto la región the UN peacekeeping troops will soon be pulling out of the region
    2. [persona] to leave;
    [hijo, animal] to abandon;
    abandonó a su hijo she abandoned her son;
    abandonar a alguien a su suerte o [m5] destino to abandon sb to their fate;
    ¡nunca te abandonaré! I'll never leave you!
    3. [estudios] to give up;
    [proyecto] to abandon;
    abandonó la carrera en el tercer año she dropped out of university in her third year, she gave up her studies in her third year;
    han amenazado con abandonar las negociaciones they have threatened to walk out of the negotiations;
    han amenazado con abandonar la liga they have threatened to pull out of the league;
    abandonar la lucha to give up the fight
    4. [sujeto: suerte, buen humor] to desert;
    lo abandonaron las fuerzas y tuvo que retirarse his strength gave out and he had to drop out;
    nunca la abandona su buen humor she never loses her good humour
    ♦ vi
    1. [en carrera, competición] to pull out, to withdraw;
    [en ajedrez] to resign; [en boxeo] to throw in the towel;
    abandonó en el primer asalto his corner threw in the towel in the first round;
    una avería lo obligó a abandonar en la segunda vuelta a mechanical fault forced him to retire on the second lap
    2. [rendirse] to give up;
    no abandones ahora que estás casi al final don't give up now you've almost reached the end
    * * *
    I v/t
    1 lugar leave; a alguien abandon; a esposa, hijos desert; objeto abandon, dump
    2 idea give up, abandon; actividad give up, drop
    II v/i DEP pull out
    * * *
    1) dejar: to abandon, to leave
    2) : to give up, to quit
    abandonaron la búsqueda: they gave up the search
    * * *
    1. (una persona) to abandon / to leave [pt. & pp. left]
    2. (un sitio) to leave
    3. (una actividad) to give up [pt. gave; pp. given]
    4. (una competición) to withdraw [pt. withdraw; pp. withdrawn]

    Spanish-English dictionary > abandonar

  • 3 acumular

    v.
    to accumulate.
    le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips
    María acumula sus cosas viejas Mary accumulates her old stuff.
    María acumula tiquetes Mary accumulates=collects tickets.
    * * *
    1 to accumulate (datos) to gather; (dinero) to amass
    1 to accumulate, pile up, build up
    2 (gente) to gather
    * * *
    verb
    to accumulate, amass, gather
    * * *
    1.
    VT [+ posesiones] to accumulate; [+ datos] to amass, gather
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; < experiencia> to gain
    2.
    acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up
    * * *
    = accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.
    Ex. Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.
    Ex. Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
    Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex. A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
    Ex. Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
    Ex. What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
    Ex. This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
    Ex. When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex. How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
    Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex. Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex. Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    Ex. Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
    Ex. When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
    ----
    * acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
    * acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * acumular reservas = stockpile.
    * acumularse = accrue.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo <riquezas/poder> to accumulate; < experiencia> to gain
    2.
    acumularse v pron trabajo to pile up, mount up; intereses to accumulate; deudas to mount up
    * * *
    = accumulate, cumulate, heap, amass, pile, build up, mount, hoard, stockpile, stash, rack up, pile up, store up, cache, tot up, tote up.

    Ex: Bureaux can be useful for proving trials, and the deferment of commitments until a suitable size of data base has been accumulated in the computer system.

    Ex: Publish changes as they are accepted, in a periodical publication, cumulating these in a new edition of all or parts of the schedules, as suitable.
    Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex: A small committee of librarians, whenever they could spare time from their existing jobs and in their own time, began to build up a card file of information on available resources in the city.
    Ex: Finally, the scores of amendments, which had been issued to change rules or clarify their meaning, had mounted to the point where catalogers copies of the AACR were seriously out-of-date, if they were not bulging with tip-ins.
    Ex: What one might call 'fetishistic bibliomania' is a disease -- and few serious book-readers, let alone librarians, are free from a squirrel-like proclivity to hoard books.
    Ex: This type of dairies are generally interested in stockpiling annual ryegrass as a source of high-quality winter forage.
    Ex: When I went to the little boys/girls room to relieve myself I was suprised to see the amount of loo rolls stashed in the corner.
    Ex: How many honorary doctorates has the Judge racked up since then?.
    Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex: Large volumes of water can be stored up for irrigation by erecting an earthen or masonry dam across the lower part of the vally of a river or stream.
    Ex: Previous studies in which squirrels were provisioned with an abundant supply of food found a reduction in the rate of caching.
    Ex: Babies cry for an average of five hours a day for the first three months and tot up 51 days in their first year, according to survey.
    Ex: When you tote up the carbon emissions caused by clearing land to grow corn, fertilizing it and transporting it, corn ethanol leaves twice the carbon footprint as gasoline.
    * acumular atrasos = build up + backlogs.
    * acumular demasiado estock = overstock.
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * acumular polvo = gather + dust, collect + dust.
    * acumular problemas = build up + problems.
    * acumular reservas = stockpile.
    * acumularse = accrue.

    * * *
    acumular [A1 ]
    vt
    ‹riquezas/poder› to accumulate, amass; ‹experiencia› to gain
    ■ acumularse
    to accumulate
    se acumula mucho polvo aquí a lot of dust accumulates o gathers here
    los intereses se van acumulando the interest is accumulating o ( frml) accruing, the interest is piling up ( colloq)
    el trabajo se iba acumulando work was piling o mounting up
    * * *

     

    acumular ( conjugate acumular) verbo transitivo ‹riquezas/poder› to accumulate;
    ‹ experiencia› to gain
    acumularse verbo pronominal [ trabajo] to pile up, mount up;
    [ intereses] to accumulate;
    [ deudas] to mount up;
    [ polvo] to accumulate
    acumular verbo transitivo to accumulate
    ' acumular' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    perecedera
    - perecedero
    English:
    accumulate
    - amass
    - build up
    - collect
    - gather
    - hoard
    - pile up
    - run up
    - stockpile
    - store
    - store up
    - accrue
    - build
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    to accumulate;
    le gusta acumular recuerdos de sus viajes she likes collecting souvenirs of her trips;
    el tren fue acumulando retrasos en las diferentes paradas the train got further and further delayed at every stop
    * * *
    v/t accumulate
    * * *
    : to accumulate, to amass
    * * *
    acumular vb to accumulate

    Spanish-English dictionary > acumular

  • 4 afectar

    v.
    1 to affect.
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    La conversación afecta sus ideas The conversation affects his ideas.
    2 to upset, to affect badly.
    le afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3 to damage.
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4 to affect, to feign.
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    María afecta interés pero no es así Mary feigns interest but it is not so.
    5 to pretend to.
    El chico afecta saber mucho The boy pretends to know a lot.
    * * *
    1 (aparentar) to affect
    2 (impresionar) to move
    3 (dañar) to damage
    4 (concernir) to concern
    1 (impresionarse) to be affected, be moved
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=repercutir sobre) to affect
    2) (=entristecer) to sadden; (=conmover) to move
    3) frm (=fingir) to affect, feign

    afectar ignorancia — to affect o feign ignorance

    4) (Jur) to tie up, encumber
    5) LAm [+ forma] to take, assume
    6) LAm (=destinar) to allocate
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.
    Ex. Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.
    Ex. Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex. The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex. Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex. Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex. It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex. Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex. Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex. The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex. Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex. The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex. There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex. Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex. A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex. The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex. Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex. The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex. The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex. Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex. Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex. The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex. The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex. The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex. Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex. With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex. An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    ----
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( tener efecto en) to affect
    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml)
    2) ( fingir) <admiración/indiferencia> to affect, feign
    * * *
    = affect, colour [color, -USA], cut into, disturb, hit, impair, mar, plague, take + Posesivo + toll (on), beset (with/by), concern, afflict, disrupt, bias, prejudice, cross over, bedevil, dog, dent, make + a dent in, ail, strike, spill over into, take + a toll on, hobble, cast + an impact.

    Ex: Errors such as indexers assigning unsuitable terms to concepts, or relationships being omitted, will affect precision.

    Ex: Lastly, the style, length and contents of an abstract should and will be coloured by the resources of the abstracting agency.
    Ex: The paperback has cut sharply into fiction circulation, and Ennis is right in questioning this type of library.
    Ex: Transcribe the data as found, however, if case endings are affected, if the grammatical construction of the data would be disturbed, or if one element is inseparably linked to another.
    Ex: Flooding, fire, earthquake, collapsed buildings and landslides are the most frequent kinds of disasters to hit libraries: nearly all will lead to wet books.
    Ex: It is difficult to neglect either entirely, without impairing the effectiveness in fulfilling the other objective.
    Ex: Unfortunately, much of Metcalfe's writing is marred by what appears to be a deep-rooted prejudice against the classified approach, particularly as exemplified by Ranganathan.
    Ex: Title indexes have always been plagued by the absence of terminology control.
    Ex: The pressures which modern society puts on all its members are great and those pressures take their toll.
    Ex: Since 1963 they have produced their own bibliographic listings with various degrees of efficiency and comprehensiveness but usually with the same depressing tardiness in recording new publications which has so beset the UNDEX listings.
    Ex: The first issue concerns the consistent description of subjects.
    Ex: There will also be those who have in fact decided what information they need but are afflicted by the paralysis of 'unverbalised thought'.
    Ex: Essentially, problem patrons can be considered in three groups: (1) the dangerous or apparently dangerous; (2) the patron who disrupts readers; and (3) the nuisance whose focus is the librarian.
    Ex: A sample would be biased if some elements in the population have no chance of selection.
    Ex: The very requirements for success in one area may prejudice success in another.
    Ex: Conversely, indirect costs are those factors that are difficult to assign to individual products because they cross over several products.
    Ex: The article has the title 'Piracy, crooked printers, inflation bedevil Russian publishing'.
    Ex: The title of the article is 'Sweeping away the problems that dog the industry?'.
    Ex: Perhaps by the year 2010 newspaper circulations might be seriously dented by online services.
    Ex: Office automation products and techniques will be able to make a sizeable dent in the growing number of office workers.
    Ex: The federal government has been once again defined as something broken and part of the problem ailing America.
    Ex: The collections of the National Library of the Czech Republic have suffered from the floods that recently struck a large part of the country.
    Ex: The artificiality of institutional concepts has spilled over into the structure of the publishing services on which the user depends for Community information.
    Ex: Agoraphobia can take a toll on sufferers' families as well as the sufferers themselves, as some agoraphobics may become housebound or cling to certain people for safety.
    Ex: With Florida's no-fault auto insurance law set to expire in October, there are fears that that medical services could be hobbled.
    Ex: An interest-rate increase is a weapon to fight inflation which will cast an impact on all industries.
    * afectar a = cut across, have + impact (on), have + effect on, have + implication for, impinge on/upon, operate on, carry over to.
    * afectar a la eficacia de Algo = prejudice + effectiveness.
    * afectar al mundo = span + the globe.
    * afectar a todo = run through.
    * afectar a todo el país = sweep + the country.
    * afectar a una decisión = colour + decision, affect + decision.
    * afectar completamente = engulf.
    * afectar directamente = cut to + the quick.
    * afectar directamente a = cut to + the heart of.
    * afectar fuertemente = hit + hard.
    * afectar mucho = hit + hard.
    * dificultad + afectar = difficulty + dog.
    * no afectar = be immune against, leave + unaffected.
    * no ser afectado = leave + unaffected.
    * problema + afectar = problem + afflict, problem + plague.
    * problemática que afecta a = issues + surrounding.
    * que afecta a = surrounding.
    * que afecta a toda la sociedad = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a todas las culturas = culture-wide.
    * que afecta a varias edades = cross-age [cross age].
    * que afecta a varias generaciones = cross-generational.
    * ser afectado por = have + a high stake in.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * verse muy afectado por = have + a high stake in.

    * * *
    afectar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 (tener efecto en) to affect
    la nueva ley no afecta al pequeño empresario the new law doesn't affect the small businessman
    está afectado de una grave enfermedad pulmonar ( frml); he is suffering from a serious lung disease
    la enfermedad le afectó el cerebro the illness affected her brain
    las zonas afectadas por las inundaciones the areas hit o affected by the floods
    2 (afligir) to affect ( frml)
    lo que dijiste lo afectó mucho what you said upset him terribly
    3 ( Der) ‹bienes› to encumber
    B (fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia› to affect, feign afectar + INF to pretend to + INF
    * * *

     

    afectar ( conjugate afectar) verbo transitivo
    1


    b) ( afligir) to affect (frml);


    2 ( fingir) ‹admiración/indiferencia› to affect, feign
    afectar verbo transitivo
    1 (incumbir) to affect: la medida nos afecta a todos, the measure affects us all
    2 (impresionar, entristecer) to affect, sadden: le afectó mucho la muerte de su padre, she was deeply affected by her father's death
    ' afectar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    inmune
    - tocar
    - afligir
    - impresionar
    - repercutir
    - sacudir
    English:
    affect
    - damage
    - get
    - hit
    - tell
    - upset
    - dent
    - difference
    - disrupt
    - impair
    - interfere
    - touch
    - whole
    * * *
    1. [incumbir] to affect;
    las medidas afectan a los pensionistas the measures affect pensioners
    2. [afligir] to upset, to affect badly;
    todo lo afecta he's very sensitive;
    lo afectó mucho la muerte de su hermano his brother's death hit him hard
    3. [producir perjuicios en] to damage;
    la sequía que afectó a la región the drought which hit the region;
    a esta madera le afecta mucho la humedad this wood is easily damaged by damp
    4. [simular] to affect, to feign;
    afectó enfado he feigned o affected anger
    5. RP [destinar, asignar] to assign
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( producir efecto en) affect
    2 ( conmover) upset, affect
    3 ( fingir) feign
    * * *
    1) : to affect
    2) : to upset
    3) : to feign, to pretend
    * * *
    1. to affect
    2. (conmover) to affect / to upset [pt. & pp. upset]

    Spanish-English dictionary > afectar

  • 5 alrededores

    m.pl.
    1 environs.
    2 surroundings, neighborhood, fringes, outskirts.
    * * *
    1 surrounding area sing
    ■ en los alrededores de Sevilla in the vicinity of Seville, just outside Seville
    * * *
    noun m. plural
    * * *
    masculino plural
    a) (de ciudad - barrios periféricos, afueras) outskirts (pl); (- otras localidades)
    b) (de edificio, calle) surrounding area
    * * *
    = surroundings, surrounding area, outskirts of, the, vicinity, environs.
    Ex. Work in a duly ordered community should be made attractive by the consciousness of usefulness, by variety, and by being exercised amidst pleasurable surroundings.
    Ex. Large-scale maps and street plans of the locality and surrounding areas may be consulted, as may current traders' lists and catalogues.
    Ex. Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
    Ex. Students should be encouraged to pay a visit to a library in their own vicinity to consult particular sources or to initiate an interlibrary loan request.
    Ex. This database contains 500 photographs, drawings, engravings and watercolours of the 16th century Sutton House and its environs.
    ----
    * en los alrededores de = on the outskirts of, in the area round.
    * * *
    masculino plural
    a) (de ciudad - barrios periféricos, afueras) outskirts (pl); (- otras localidades)
    b) (de edificio, calle) surrounding area
    * * *
    = surroundings, surrounding area, outskirts of, the, vicinity, environs.

    Ex: Work in a duly ordered community should be made attractive by the consciousness of usefulness, by variety, and by being exercised amidst pleasurable surroundings.

    Ex: Large-scale maps and street plans of the locality and surrounding areas may be consulted, as may current traders' lists and catalogues.
    Ex: Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
    Ex: Students should be encouraged to pay a visit to a library in their own vicinity to consult particular sources or to initiate an interlibrary loan request.
    Ex: This database contains 500 photographs, drawings, engravings and watercolours of the 16th century Sutton House and its environs.
    * en los alrededores de = on the outskirts of, in the area round.

    * * *
    1 (de edificio, calle) surrounding area ( sing)
    la polícia está rastreando los alrededores the police are combing the surrounding area
    en los alrededores del estadio in the area around the stadium
    2 (de ciudad) outskirts (pl)
    vive en los alrededores de Madrid she lives in the outskirts of Madrid
    3 (de otras lugares) surroundings (pl)
    el pueblo y sus alrededores the village and its surroundings
    * * *

    alrededores sustantivo masculino plural
    a) (barrios periféricos, extrarradio de ciudad) outskirts (pl);

    ( otras localidades): surroundings (pl)
    b) (de edificio, calle) surrounding area;


    ' alrededores' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    alrededor
    - proximidad
    English:
    environs
    - round
    - surrounding
    - vicinity
    - home
    - neighborhood
    - neighboring
    - out
    - surroundings
    * * *
    mpl surrounding area sg
    * * *
    aledaños: surroundings, outskirts
    * * *
    alrededores npl outskirts

    Spanish-English dictionary > alrededores

  • 6 amontonar

    v.
    1 to pile up.
    2 to heap up, to build up, to pile, to bank up.
    Esa gente amontonó basura ahí Those people heaped up garbage there.
    3 to mound, to earth.
    Los topos amontonaron la tierra The moles mounded the soil.
    4 to amass, to accumulate, to hoard, to pile up.
    Ellos amontonaron mucho dinero They amassed a lot of money.
    5 to cram, to pack in.
    * * *
    1 to heap up, pile up
    2 (juntar) to collect, gather, accumulate
    1 to heap up, pile up
    2 (gente) to crowd together
    3 familiar to live together
    * * *
    verb
    1) to pile up, heap up
    •
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=apilar) to pile (up), heap (up); [+ datos] to gather, collect; [+ dinero] to hoard; [+ nieve, nubes] to bank up
    2) And (=insultar) to insult
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile up

    amontónalos ahí — pile them up o put them in a pile over there

    b) ( juntar) to accumulate
    2.
    amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
    * * *
    = heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.
    Ex. It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.
    Ex. Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex. The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex. As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex. Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex. These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    ----
    * amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile up

    amontónalos ahí — pile them up o put them in a pile over there

    b) ( juntar) to accumulate
    2.
    amontonarse v pron personas to gather o crowd together; objetos/trabajo to pile up
    * * *
    = heap, stack, pile, pile up, amass, stack + Nombre + up.

    Ex: It is true that assignments were being heaped upon him with immense rapidity, but he would be able to sort them out and contrive solutions.

    Ex: Cards are filed in drawers, approximately 1000 cards per drawer, which when stacked together may form a catalogue cabinet.
    Ex: The first thing I did was pile them one on another and then sit on them while I looked at my other presents.
    Ex: As the bills piled up and the little money she had dried up, friends and neighbors began to worry that she didn't have a prayer.
    Ex: Many libraries amass a considerable amount of community literature, some of which is kept on permanent display.
    Ex: These heavy duty frosted plastic bins can be set side by side or stacked up in those tighter spaces.
    * amontonarse muy alto = be metres high.

    * * *
    amontonar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 (apilar) to pile up
    ve amontonándolos ahí pile them up o put them in a pile over there
    2 (juntar) to accumulate
    he ido amontonando tal cantidad de cosas I've accumulated so many things
    «personas» to gather o crowd together; «objetos/trabajo» to pile up
    * * *

    amontonar ( conjugate amontonar) verbo transitivo
    a) ( apilar) to pile … up


    amontonarse verbo pronominal [ personas] to gather o crowd together;
    [objetos/trabajo] to pile up
    amontonar verbo transitivo to pile up, heap up
    ' amontonar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    heap
    - pile
    - stack
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [apilar] to pile up
    2. [reunir] to accumulate
    * * *
    v/t pile up
    * * *
    1) apilar: to pile up, to heap up
    2) : to collect, to gather
    3) : to hoard
    * * *
    amontonar vb (apilar) to pile up

    Spanish-English dictionary > amontonar

  • 7 archivo nacional

    m.
    Public Record Office, PRO.
    * * *
    Ex. Contacts are also being developed with national archives and those of the ministries of foreign affairs, given that they hold a large number of complementary records relating to Community activities.
    * * *

    Ex: Contacts are also being developed with national archives and those of the ministries of foreign affairs, given that they hold a large number of complementary records relating to Community activities.

    Spanish-English dictionary > archivo nacional

  • 8 asesor principal

    m.
    senior advisor.
    * * *
    (n.) = senior adviser, senior consultant
    Ex. They insist that the president should let his senior advisers testify under oath.
    Ex. Our senior consultants are dynamic speakers who are experienced in addressing all audiences, including educators, students, parents, business leaders and the community at large.
    * * *
    (n.) = senior adviser, senior consultant

    Ex: They insist that the president should let his senior advisers testify under oath.

    Ex: Our senior consultants are dynamic speakers who are experienced in addressing all audiences, including educators, students, parents, business leaders and the community at large.

    Spanish-English dictionary > asesor principal

  • 9 bar

    m.
    1 bar.
    ir de bares to go out drinking, to go on a pub crawl
    2 counter, liquor counter, bar.
    * * *
    2 FÍSICA bar
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM bar

    bar de alterne, bar de citas — singles bar

    * * *
    1) ( local) bar; ( mueble) liquor cabinet (AmE), drinks cabinet (BrE)
    * * *
    = bar, snack bar, inn, pub, the, food-court, wine bar, barroom, tavern, watering hole.
    Ex. This community complex incorporates sports halls, squash courts, a restaurant, bars and a cellar coffee bar.
    Ex. A lecture room, a bookseller's shop and a snack bar will be added later to the library.
    Ex. This article describes the architecture of the library in Skorping, Denmark, built on the site of an old inn destroyed by fire.
    Ex. Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    Ex. And then, perhaps more important of all of that, is the social and professional interaction that takes place at the conference, it is not rare to meet new friends at the food court that last for ever!.
    Ex. A large number of wine bars, upmarket drinking establishments and themed pubs have opened in recent times, especially in the city centre.
    Ex. The author describes the cowboys, barrooms, variety theaters, and bawdy houses and their patrons in an attempt to separate historical reality from local myth.
    Ex. She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex. A watering hole in Spain is serving up free beer and tapas to recession-weary customers who insult its bartenders as a way to let off steam.
    ----
    * bar cafetería = cellar coffee bar.
    * bar con terraza = curbside cafe, kerbside cafe, terrace bar.
    * bar de copas = martini bar.
    * bar de gays = gay bar.
    * bar de karaoke = karaoke bar.
    * bar ilegal = shebeen.
    * bar junto a la playa = beachside bar.
    * bar que elabora su propia cerveza = brew pub.
    * barra de bar = bar counter.
    * bar restaurante = restaurant-bar.
    * bar rural = country pub.
    * taburete de bar = barstool.
    * vagón bar = bar car.
    * * *
    1) ( local) bar; ( mueble) liquor cabinet (AmE), drinks cabinet (BrE)
    * * *
    = bar, snack bar, inn, pub, the, food-court, wine bar, barroom, tavern, watering hole.

    Ex: This community complex incorporates sports halls, squash courts, a restaurant, bars and a cellar coffee bar.

    Ex: A lecture room, a bookseller's shop and a snack bar will be added later to the library.
    Ex: This article describes the architecture of the library in Skorping, Denmark, built on the site of an old inn destroyed by fire.
    Ex: Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    Ex: And then, perhaps more important of all of that, is the social and professional interaction that takes place at the conference, it is not rare to meet new friends at the food court that last for ever!.
    Ex: A large number of wine bars, upmarket drinking establishments and themed pubs have opened in recent times, especially in the city centre.
    Ex: The author describes the cowboys, barrooms, variety theaters, and bawdy houses and their patrons in an attempt to separate historical reality from local myth.
    Ex: She walked into the tavern and started mouthing off about my less than exemplary manliness.
    Ex: A watering hole in Spain is serving up free beer and tapas to recession-weary customers who insult its bartenders as a way to let off steam.
    * bar cafetería = cellar coffee bar.
    * bar con terraza = curbside cafe, kerbside cafe, terrace bar.
    * bar de copas = martini bar.
    * bar de gays = gay bar.
    * bar de karaoke = karaoke bar.
    * bar ilegal = shebeen.
    * bar junto a la playa = beachside bar.
    * bar que elabora su propia cerveza = brew pub.
    * barra de bar = bar counter.
    * bar restaurante = restaurant-bar.
    * bar rural = country pub.
    * taburete de bar = barstool.
    * vagón bar = bar car.

    * * *
    bar bares (↑ bar a1)
    A
    1 (local) bar
    2 (mueble) drinks cabinet
    Compuestos:
    topless bar
    ( Chi) milk bar
    B ( Fís) bar
    * * *

     

    bar sustantivo masculino ( local) bar;
    ( mueble) liquor cabinet (AmE), drinks cabinet (BrE)
    bar sustantivo masculino bar, pub
    En el Reino Unido la palabra pub se aplica a cualquier establecimiento autorizado a servir cerveza, vino y otras bebidas alcohólicas. Por tanto, no es necesariamente lo mismo que un pub español y puede traducirse por taberna, bar, etc. Formalmente, es abreviación de public house y en Estados Unidos se llama bar.
    ' bar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ambientar
    - ambientada
    - ambientado
    - bajar
    - barra
    - barrote
    - cafetería
    - camarera
    - camarero
    - cantina
    - cervecería
    - chingana
    - chocolatina
    - colegio
    - compás
    - doblar
    - encima
    - espaciador
    - ganarse
    - hispana
    - hispano
    - jabón
    - lingote
    - listón
    - lonchería
    - merendero
    - mesón
    - mesonera
    - mesonero
    - mostrador
    - pastilla
    - pedir
    - pub
    - taberna
    - tablao
    - tableta
    - tasca
    - terraza
    - topless
    - tranca
    - whiskería
    - animación
    - atrancar
    - banco
    - bodega
    - boliche
    - cada
    - café
    - casa
    - céntrico
    English:
    association
    - bar
    - bar chart
    - bar code
    - buffet
    - colour bar
    - counter
    - dive
    - dump
    - football
    - local
    - lounge bar
    - overcrowded
    - people
    - pub
    - saloon
    - saloon bar
    - snack bar
    - some
    - space bar
    - tatty
    - topless
    - watering hole
    - beer
    - café
    - cocktail
    - cross
    - inside
    - liquor
    - publican
    - public
    - rail
    - rod
    - scroll
    - seedy
    - sleazy
    - snack
    - straight
    - tool
    - towel
    - welcoming
    - wine
    * * *
    bar nm
    1. [establecimiento] bar;
    ir de bares to go out drinking, to go on a pub crawl
    bar de copas bar;
    bar restaurante = bar with a restaurant attached;
    bar temático theme bar;
    bar terraza = stand selling alcoholic and soft drinks, surrounded by tables and chairs for customers
    2. [unidad] bar
    * * *
    m bar
    * * *
    bar nm
    : bar, tavern
    * * *
    bar n bar

    Spanish-English dictionary > bar

  • 10 biblioteca central

    (n.) = central library, main library
    Ex. The library catalogue of one library alone may be available in different physical forms for different locations (for example, computer book form for library branches, and microfiche for a central library).
    Ex. The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.
    * * *
    (n.) = central library, main library

    Ex: The library catalogue of one library alone may be available in different physical forms for different locations (for example, computer book form for library branches, and microfiche for a central library).

    Ex: The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca central

  • 11 biblioteca principal

    (n.) = main library
    Ex. The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.
    * * *

    Ex: The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.

    Spanish-English dictionary > biblioteca principal

  • 12 bloque de apartamentos

    (n.) = apartment block, apartment complex, apartment building, apartment block
    Ex. The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    Ex. Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    Ex. The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex. The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    * * *
    (n.) = apartment block, apartment complex, apartment building, apartment block

    Ex: The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.

    Ex: Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    Ex: The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex: The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.

    * * *
    apartment building, Br
    block of flats

    Spanish-English dictionary > bloque de apartamentos

  • 13 bloque de pisos

    block of flats
    * * *
    (n.) = block of flats, block of high-rise flats, tower block, apartment complex, apartment building, apartment block
    Ex. The area is populated by old people, immigrants and single parent families housed in blocks of flats.
    Ex. In Britain, this meant the dislocation and scattering of what were close-knit communities either to sprawling suburban council estates, often grossly lacking in amenities, or to blocks of high-rise flats.
    Ex. There is a multiscreen cinema within 30 minutes walk of the conference venue, including the recently opened IMAX cinema, which shows specialist films on a screen as large as a tower block.
    Ex. Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    Ex. The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex. The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    * * *
    (n.) = block of flats, block of high-rise flats, tower block, apartment complex, apartment building, apartment block

    Ex: The area is populated by old people, immigrants and single parent families housed in blocks of flats.

    Ex: In Britain, this meant the dislocation and scattering of what were close-knit communities either to sprawling suburban council estates, often grossly lacking in amenities, or to blocks of high-rise flats.
    Ex: There is a multiscreen cinema within 30 minutes walk of the conference venue, including the recently opened IMAX cinema, which shows specialist films on a screen as large as a tower block.
    Ex: Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    Ex: The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex: The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bloque de pisos

  • 14 bolsa de trabajo

    (en periódico) job section, situations vacant
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = labour exchange, job opportunities, employment bureau, employment centre, employment opportunity, job centre, job pool
    Ex. The paper presents and discusses labour-exchange systems in a small community of 90 peasant families in Santiago Island, Cape Verde.
    Ex. This article examines why job opportunities remain limited for women librarians.
    Ex. He analyzes the job seeker and the influence of mediating agencies, such as unions, employment bureaus, and help-wanted advertising in the hiring process.
    Ex. This database provides access to a wide range of information, including local news, the housing and employment markets, weather and local events, through some 400 public terminals located in public libraries, employment centres, town-halls, and schools.
    Ex. This article was published in a special issue devoted to various aspects of library services for career planning, job searching, and employment opportunities.
    Ex. As a result, job centres must treat employers looking for a prostitute in the same way as those looking for a dental nurse.
    Ex. Most people don't realise that a large percentage of jobs never get advertised and these jobs make up what I call the hidden job pool.
    * * *
    * * *
    (n.) = labour exchange, job opportunities, employment bureau, employment centre, employment opportunity, job centre, job pool

    Ex: The paper presents and discusses labour-exchange systems in a small community of 90 peasant families in Santiago Island, Cape Verde.

    Ex: This article examines why job opportunities remain limited for women librarians.
    Ex: He analyzes the job seeker and the influence of mediating agencies, such as unions, employment bureaus, and help-wanted advertising in the hiring process.
    Ex: This database provides access to a wide range of information, including local news, the housing and employment markets, weather and local events, through some 400 public terminals located in public libraries, employment centres, town-halls, and schools.
    Ex: This article was published in a special issue devoted to various aspects of library services for career planning, job searching, and employment opportunities.
    Ex: As a result, job centres must treat employers looking for a prostitute in the same way as those looking for a dental nurse.
    Ex: Most people don't realise that a large percentage of jobs never get advertised and these jobs make up what I call the hidden job pool.

    * * *
    employment exchange

    Spanish-English dictionary > bolsa de trabajo

  • 15 buque insignia

    m.
    flagship.
    * * *
    flagship
    * * *
    (n.) = flagship
    Ex. The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.
    * * *
    (n.) = flagship

    Ex: The main library may the be flagship of the system, and its large collection and monumental architecture the pride and joy of the community boosters, but it is the branch library where people come to get their reading material.

    * * *
    flagship

    Spanish-English dictionary > buque insignia

  • 16 cambio de moneda

    (n.) = exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency exchange rate, market rate of exchange, foreign exchange rate, currency rate, rate of exchange, currency exchange
    Ex. The price in the local currency is then calculated from the information in the exchange rate table.
    Ex. This article defines financial information by looking at the information needs of 4 major divisions of the financial community: commodities; foreign exchange; capital markets; and securities and equities.
    Ex. Their response was significantly different, however, in large part due to much better understanding of the effect of foreign currency exchange rates on subscription prices of scientific and technical journals.
    Ex. For some countries trade fluctuates with changes in the weekly market rates of exchange, but for others it changes only when their currencies are realigned in the European Monetary System.
    Ex. This article highlights the foreign exchange rate problem in library periodicals purchasing.
    Ex. These systems carry up-to-the-minute information on stock prices, currency rates, world and national events, etc.
    Ex. As well as cuts imposed by the Government, libraries were faced with inflation in the price of books and periodicals, and a falling rate of exchange between the pound and the dollar.
    Ex. However, not all banks provide a currency exchange service.
    * * *
    (n.) = exchange rate, foreign exchange, currency exchange rate, market rate of exchange, foreign exchange rate, currency rate, rate of exchange, currency exchange

    Ex: The price in the local currency is then calculated from the information in the exchange rate table.

    Ex: This article defines financial information by looking at the information needs of 4 major divisions of the financial community: commodities; foreign exchange; capital markets; and securities and equities.
    Ex: Their response was significantly different, however, in large part due to much better understanding of the effect of foreign currency exchange rates on subscription prices of scientific and technical journals.
    Ex: For some countries trade fluctuates with changes in the weekly market rates of exchange, but for others it changes only when their currencies are realigned in the European Monetary System.
    Ex: This article highlights the foreign exchange rate problem in library periodicals purchasing.
    Ex: These systems carry up-to-the-minute information on stock prices, currency rates, world and national events, etc.
    Ex: As well as cuts imposed by the Government, libraries were faced with inflation in the price of books and periodicals, and a falling rate of exchange between the pound and the dollar.
    Ex: However, not all banks provide a currency exchange service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > cambio de moneda

  • 17 casa de pisos

    block of flats
    * * *
    (n.) = tenement, apartment block, apartment building, apartment complex
    Ex. To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.
    Ex. The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    Ex. The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex. Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.
    * * *
    (n.) = tenement, apartment block, apartment building, apartment complex

    Ex: To be sure, it still has its congeries of mills and factories, its grimy huddle of frame dwellings and congested tenements, its stark, jagged skyline, but its old face is gradually changing.

    Ex: The difference between the two systems can be illustrated by analogy with a set of letter-boxes located in the entrance to an apartment block, with one box for each resident.
    Ex: The broad tree-lined streets with large Victorian homes surrounded by ample greenery on what were once the outskirts of town -- the gracious and expansive habitations of the wealthy mill and factory owners -- gradually yield to a miscellany of recent bungalows, modest cottages, and modern apartment buildings.
    Ex: Multiculturalism is the reality of the community's neighbourhood and apartment complexes.

    * * *
    apartment house, Br
    block of flats

    Spanish-English dictionary > casa de pisos

  • 18 centro cívico

    civic center*
    * * *
    (n.) = civic centre
    Ex. What makes a big city into a vibrant community are civic centers -- the ability to congregate in large numbers to get the feeling of community, whether it be a basketball game or rodeo.
    * * *
    civic center*
    * * *

    Ex: What makes a big city into a vibrant community are civic centers -- the ability to congregate in large numbers to get the feeling of community, whether it be a basketball game or rodeo.

    Spanish-English dictionary > centro cívico

  • 19 ciudad dormitorio

    f.
    dormitory town, bedroom suburb, worker's residences.
    * * *
    dormitory suburb, dormitory town, commuter suburb
    * * *
    bedroom community (AmE), dormitory town (BrE)
    * * *
    (n.) = dormitory
    Ex. This town enjoys a relatively placid existence as a well-appointed dormitory for thousands of commuters to a large metropolitan area of 250,000.
    * * *
    bedroom community (AmE), dormitory town (BrE)
    * * *
    (n.) = dormitory

    Ex: This town enjoys a relatively placid existence as a well-appointed dormitory for thousands of commuters to a large metropolitan area of 250,000.

    * * *
    bedroom community, Br
    dormitory town

    Spanish-English dictionary > ciudad dormitorio

  • 20 colaboración

    f.
    1 collaboration, assistance, help, cooperation.
    2 contribution.
    * * *
    1 collaboration
    2 (prensa) contribution
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=cooperación) collaboration
    2) [en periódico] [gen] contribution; (=artículo) article
    3) [de congreso] paper
    4) (=donativo) contribution
    * * *
    femenino collaboration

    en colaboración con alguien/algo — in collaboration with somebody/something

    * * *
    = collaboration, contribution, cooperation [co-operation], linkage, partnership, synergy, cooperative effort, partnering, fertilisation [fertilization, -USA], team effort, input, engagement.
    Ex. A work of shared responsibility is one where the work has arisen from collaboration between two or more persons or corporative bodies.
    Ex. The major difference is that a periodical index relates to a number of issues and to contributions from a number of different authors.
    Ex. Combined catalogues showing the resources available to a group of libraries have been a feature of library co-operation for many years.
    Ex. We have just stated that the linkage of varying titles and varying forms of entry have to be done on the same basis in an automated situation as in a manual situation.
    Ex. The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex. The homogeneity, competitiveness and resulting synergy of this market is fostering significant advances in the capability of smaller computers to manage large massess of data.
    Ex. Conservation problems are so many and so complex that only dedicated cooperative efforts can reverse the current rapid deterioration of library stocks.
    Ex. These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex. The traditional methods of marketing and selling on-line bibliographic data base services have revolved around fertilisation between the marketing and sales departments.
    Ex. The planning of the library represented a total team effort of librarian, architect, consultant, and interior designer.
    Ex. In order to stimulate international input, the IFLA Office for UBC invited catalogers in unrepresented countries to recommend revisions of the AACR and to comment on the potential of the second edition as an international code.
    Ex. Any attempt to coerce a response without good reason based on that child's present predicament is to place in jeopardy the child's willing engagement now and in the future.
    ----
    * acuerdo de colaboración = collaborative partnership, partnership agreement.
    * autoría en colaboración = collaborative writing.
    * colaboración en equipo = collaborative teamwork.
    * colaboración en la investigación = cooperative research.
    * colaboración estrecha = close collaboration.
    * colaboracion interdisciplinar = interdisciplinary collaboration.
    * colaboración perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * contar con la colaboración de = enjoy + cooperation with.
    * creación de acuerdo de colaboración = partnership building.
    * diseñar en colaboración = co-design.
    * editar en colaboración = coedit [co-edit].
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * escribir en colaboración = co-write [cowrite].
    * establecer una colaboración = forge + collaboration.
    * financiar en colaboración = co-finance [cofinance].
    * investigación en colaboración = collaborative research.
    * organizar en colaboración = co-organise [co-organize, -USA].
    * patrocinar en colaboración con = co-host.
    * proyecto de colaboración = joint venture.
    * proyecto en colaboración = collaborative project.
    * trabajar en colaboración = team, interwork.
    * trabajar en colaboración (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajo en colaboración = interworking.
    * * *
    femenino collaboration

    en colaboración con alguien/algo — in collaboration with somebody/something

    * * *
    = collaboration, contribution, cooperation [co-operation], linkage, partnership, synergy, cooperative effort, partnering, fertilisation [fertilization, -USA], team effort, input, engagement.

    Ex: A work of shared responsibility is one where the work has arisen from collaboration between two or more persons or corporative bodies.

    Ex: The major difference is that a periodical index relates to a number of issues and to contributions from a number of different authors.
    Ex: Combined catalogues showing the resources available to a group of libraries have been a feature of library co-operation for many years.
    Ex: We have just stated that the linkage of varying titles and varying forms of entry have to be done on the same basis in an automated situation as in a manual situation.
    Ex: The partnership between the CLT and industry is considered in some detail.
    Ex: The homogeneity, competitiveness and resulting synergy of this market is fostering significant advances in the capability of smaller computers to manage large massess of data.
    Ex: Conservation problems are so many and so complex that only dedicated cooperative efforts can reverse the current rapid deterioration of library stocks.
    Ex: These include partnering with: principals, teachers, community members, public librarians and businesses.
    Ex: The traditional methods of marketing and selling on-line bibliographic data base services have revolved around fertilisation between the marketing and sales departments.
    Ex: The planning of the library represented a total team effort of librarian, architect, consultant, and interior designer.
    Ex: In order to stimulate international input, the IFLA Office for UBC invited catalogers in unrepresented countries to recommend revisions of the AACR and to comment on the potential of the second edition as an international code.
    Ex: Any attempt to coerce a response without good reason based on that child's present predicament is to place in jeopardy the child's willing engagement now and in the future.
    * acuerdo de colaboración = collaborative partnership, partnership agreement.
    * autoría en colaboración = collaborative writing.
    * colaboración en equipo = collaborative teamwork.
    * colaboración en la investigación = cooperative research.
    * colaboración estrecha = close collaboration.
    * colaboracion interdisciplinar = interdisciplinary collaboration.
    * colaboración perfecta = marriage made in heaven.
    * contar con la colaboración de = enjoy + cooperation with.
    * creación de acuerdo de colaboración = partnership building.
    * diseñar en colaboración = co-design.
    * editar en colaboración = coedit [co-edit].
    * en colaboración = collaborative, cooperative [co-operative], jointly, participatory, in concert, in consort, collaboratively, synergistic, synergistically, in tandem, in a tandem fashion, in partnership.
    * en colaboración con = in concert with, in consultation with, in collaboration with, in alliance with, in conjunction with, in partnership with.
    * en estrecha colaboración = in close collaboration.
    * en estrecha colaboración con = hand-in-glove with.
    * escribir en colaboración = co-write [cowrite].
    * establecer una colaboración = forge + collaboration.
    * financiar en colaboración = co-finance [cofinance].
    * investigación en colaboración = collaborative research.
    * organizar en colaboración = co-organise [co-organize, -USA].
    * patrocinar en colaboración con = co-host.
    * proyecto de colaboración = joint venture.
    * proyecto en colaboración = collaborative project.
    * trabajar en colaboración = team, interwork.
    * trabajar en colaboración (con) = team up (with).
    * trabajo en colaboración = interworking.

    * * *
    collaboration
    lo escribió en colaboración con dos colegas suyos he wrote it in collaboration with two of his colleagues
    cuento con su colaboración I am counting on your assistance o help
    * * *

     

    colaboración sustantivo femenino
    collaboration;
    ◊ en colaboración con algn/algo in collaboration with sb/sth

    colaboración sustantivo femenino
    1 (ayuda) collaboration
    2 Prensa contribution

    ' colaboración' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    concurso
    - entre
    - junta
    - junto
    - no
    - prestar
    - contribución
    - estrecho
    English:
    call on
    - collaboration
    - contribution
    - closely
    - cooperation
    - cooperative
    * * *
    1. [cooperación] collaboration;
    hacer algo en colaboración con alguien to do sth in collaboration with sb;
    necesito tu colaboración para escribir el artículo I need your help to write this article;
    fue acusado de colaboración con banda armada he was accused of collaborating with o helping a terrorist organization
    2. [de prensa] contribution, article
    * * *
    f collaboration
    * * *
    colaboración n cooperation

    Spanish-English dictionary > colaboración

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