Translation: from spanish

undoubtedly

  • 1 Instituto de Información Científica (ISI)

    Ex. Undoubtedly the most important citation indexes are the products of the Institute of Scientific Information (ISI).

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  • 2 a precios razonables

    Ex. Undoubtedly the foremost issue in the debate surrounding the information superhighway is that of universal service -- that is, the availability of information resources to all at affordable prices.
    * * *

    Ex: Undoubtedly the foremost issue in the debate surrounding the information superhighway is that of universal service -- that is, the availability of information resources to all at affordable prices.

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  • 3 adverbio de modo

    Ex. This article examines the semantics of adverbs of mode such as 'probably' or 'certainly', 'apparently', and 'undoubtedly'.
    * * *

    Ex: This article examines the semantics of adverbs of mode such as 'probably' or 'certainly', 'apparently', and 'undoubtedly'.

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  • 4 algún tipo de + Nombre

    = one kind of + Nombre + or another
    Ex. Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    * * *
    = one kind of + Nombre + or another

    Ex: Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.

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  • 5 ataúd

    m.
    casket, coffin, bier.
    * * *
    1 coffin
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM coffin, casket (EEUU)
    * * *
    masculino coffin
    * * *
    = coffin, casket.
    Ex. Undoubtedly in Dickens's 'Oliver Twist' we are meant to feel the eerie terror of Oliver's first night spent with the coffins in the undertaker's workshop, where he is made to sleep.
    Ex. Today, pallbearers are commonly needed only to carry the casket into and out of church for the funeral ceremony.
    ----
    * portador del ataúd = pallbearer.
    * * *
    masculino coffin
    * * *
    = coffin, casket.

    Ex: Undoubtedly in Dickens's 'Oliver Twist' we are meant to feel the eerie terror of Oliver's first night spent with the coffins in the undertaker's workshop, where he is made to sleep.

    Ex: Today, pallbearers are commonly needed only to carry the casket into and out of church for the funeral ceremony.
    * portador del ataúd = pallbearer.

    * * *
    coffin
    * * *

    ataúd sustantivo masculino
    coffin
    ataúd sustantivo masculino coffin
    ' ataúd' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    túmulo
    - caja
    - cajón
    - urna
    English:
    casket
    - coffin
    * * *
    ataúd nm
    coffin
    * * *
    m coffin, casket
    * * *
    ataúd nm
    : coffin, casket
    * * *
    ataúd n coffin

    Spanish-English dictionary > ataúd

  • 6 caja mortuoria

    f.
    coffin, casket.
    * * *
    (n.) = casket, coffin
    Ex. Today, pallbearers are commonly needed only to carry the casket into and out of church for the funeral ceremony.
    Ex. Undoubtedly in Dickens's 'Oliver Twist' we are meant to feel the eerie terror of Oliver's first night spent with the coffins in the undertaker's workshop, where he is made to sleep.
    * * *
    (n.) = casket, coffin

    Ex: Today, pallbearers are commonly needed only to carry the casket into and out of church for the funeral ceremony.

    Ex: Undoubtedly in Dickens's 'Oliver Twist' we are meant to feel the eerie terror of Oliver's first night spent with the coffins in the undertaker's workshop, where he is made to sleep.

    Spanish-English dictionary > caja mortuoria

  • 7 carácter de imprenta

    (n.) = block capital, block letter
    Ex. As computer technology improves, the appearance of the printed page, so often marred at present by the use of undifferentiated block capitals, will undoubtedly improve.
    Ex. Please fill out this form in block letters and send it back to us as soon as possible in order to benefit from pre-registration fees.
    * * *
    (n.) = block capital, block letter

    Ex: As computer technology improves, the appearance of the printed page, so often marred at present by the use of undifferentiated block capitals, will undoubtedly improve.

    Ex: Please fill out this form in block letters and send it back to us as soon as possible in order to benefit from pre-registration fees.

    Spanish-English dictionary > carácter de imprenta

  • 8 causar una impresión

    (v.) = leave + an impression, make + an impression
    Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex. The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    * * *
    (v.) = leave + an impression, make + an impression

    Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.

    Ex: The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > causar una impresión

  • 9 constantemente

    adv.
    1 constantly, firmly, unalterably.
    2 evidently, undoubtedly.
    * * *
    1 constantly
    la gente entraba y salía constantemente people were constantly going in and out, people kept going in and out all the time
    * * *
    * * *
    = consistently, constantly, steadily, continually, persistently, hourly, all the way through, day in and day out, permanently.
    Ex. Punctuation must be established and be adopted consistently.
    Ex. They point out that, 'The Library of Congress faces problems in the integration of new copy on a monumental scale, with the result that it is constantly revising its retrospective file'.
    Ex. Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex. The real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
    Ex. The modern trend of persistently growing subscription prices to scientific journals is due to the tremendous increase in the manufacturing cost per page.
    Ex. Events such as the bloody confrontation in Tiananmen Square, political campaigns, military conflicts and other such events are becoming everyday occurrences that hourly revise global affairs and exert their influence on local circumstances.
    Ex. All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
    Ex. People with diabetes have to do it every day, day in and day out.
    Ex. A modem is permanently wired, and converts digital messages which the terminal and computer understand into analogue messages capable of being transmitted down telephone lines.
    ----
    * regañar constantemente = nag (at).
    * * *
    = consistently, constantly, steadily, continually, persistently, hourly, all the way through, day in and day out, permanently.

    Ex: Punctuation must be established and be adopted consistently.

    Ex: They point out that, 'The Library of Congress faces problems in the integration of new copy on a monumental scale, with the result that it is constantly revising its retrospective file'.
    Ex: Rather readers grow by fits and starts now rushing ahead, now lying fallow, and now moving steadily on.
    Ex: The real object of education is to leave a man in the condition of continually asking questions.
    Ex: The modern trend of persistently growing subscription prices to scientific journals is due to the tremendous increase in the manufacturing cost per page.
    Ex: Events such as the bloody confrontation in Tiananmen Square, political campaigns, military conflicts and other such events are becoming everyday occurrences that hourly revise global affairs and exert their influence on local circumstances.
    Ex: All the way through, the Jews are portrayed as bloodthirsty.
    Ex: People with diabetes have to do it every day, day in and day out.
    Ex: A modem is permanently wired, and converts digital messages which the terminal and computer understand into analogue messages capable of being transmitted down telephone lines.
    * regañar constantemente = nag (at).

    * * *
    constantly
    uno tiene que estar constantemente encima de él you have to be on top of him constantly o all the time
    * * *

    constantemente adverbio constantly
    ' constantemente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rehuir
    English:
    carp
    - chip away
    - constantly
    - continually
    - forever
    - go on
    - oscillate
    - permanently
    - perpetually
    - keep
    - ply
    - stir
    - time
    * * *
    constantly
    * * *
    adv constantly
    * * *
    constantemente adv constantly

    Spanish-English dictionary > constantemente

  • 10 crear una buena impresión en

    (v.) = make + a good impression on
    Ex. If the head of reference services does not pass along the information to the staff the reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    * * *
    (v.) = make + a good impression on

    Ex: If the head of reference services does not pass along the information to the staff the reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crear una buena impresión en

  • 11 criar niños

    (n.) = rear + children, raise + children, child rearing
    Ex. The housewife cleaning her house, shopping, cooking meals, rearing her children and washing and ironing is undoubtedly working just as much as is her husband on the car assembly line or in the insurance office.
    Ex. In a promotional brochure Junctionville is vaunted as 'an attractive city to live in and a nice place to raise children'.
    Ex. Those women who have chosen to take a career break for child rearing may need access to top-up training on returning to the profession.
    * * *
    (n.) = rear + children, raise + children, child rearing

    Ex: The housewife cleaning her house, shopping, cooking meals, rearing her children and washing and ironing is undoubtedly working just as much as is her husband on the car assembly line or in the insurance office.

    Ex: In a promotional brochure Junctionville is vaunted as 'an attractive city to live in and a nice place to raise children'.
    Ex: Those women who have chosen to take a career break for child rearing may need access to top-up training on returning to the profession.

    Spanish-English dictionary > criar niños

  • 12 dar una impresión

    (v.) = make + an impression, leave + an impression, present + an image
    Ex. The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex. The contents of the web pages are therefore of crucial importance in presenting the right image to the world.
    * * *
    (v.) = make + an impression, leave + an impression, present + an image

    Ex: The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex: The contents of the web pages are therefore of crucial importance in presenting the right image to the world.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dar una impresión

  • 13 dedicarse a

    v.
    1 to dedicate oneself to, to devote oneself to, to apply oneself to, to give oneself to.
    Ella se dedica a aprender She dedicates herself to learn.
    Ella se dedica a pasear perros She dedicates herself to walk dogs.
    2 to concentrate on, to go in for, to work on, to pursue.
    Ella se dedica a los estudios She concentrates on her studies.
    * * *
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into
    Ex. This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.
    Ex. Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex. Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex. In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex. Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex. We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex. This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex. Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex. This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex. Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex. For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex. He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex. She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.
    * * *
    (v.) = aim at, be concerned with, embark on/upon, engage in, indulge in, turn to, get + involved with/in, devote + Reflexivo + to, home in on, enter + a business, make + a life's work of, spend + Posesivo + days, go into

    Ex: This paper describes research carried out into the use of an on-line bulletin board service aimed at those in the academic community who are interested in applying computing to teaching in the Arts and Humanities.

    Ex: Now we are concerned in this work with the organisation of knowledge and information retrieval in a specific context.
    Ex: Before we embark upon more extensive consideration of the software packages and their use in information retrieval, it is worth reviewing the options for computer hardware.
    Ex: In the libraries which were engaged in large-scale cataloguing co-operation was central to developments, as outlined in chapter 18.
    Ex: Each library must make policy decisions concerning whether it will indulge in analytical cataloguing.
    Ex: We shall turn to this distinction very shortly.
    Ex: This article aims to cover tools that shed light on what the stakes might be in getting involved with CD-ROM technology = Este artículo intenta analizar las herramientas que nos aclaren cuáles podrían ser los riesgos de involucrarse con la tecnología del CD-ROM.
    Ex: Having devoted herself to medical librarianship in her elective course work, she hoped when she received her degree to put her knowledge to work at a university medical school.
    Ex: This article discusses the organisations that develop standards in information management and homes in on the US national bodies central to many of the international standards.
    Ex: Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    Ex: For librarianship students not intending to make a life's work of official publications the problem is to teach an awareness that they are not necessarily highly specialist materials of restricted interest.
    Ex: He now spends his days drawing, painting and counting himself lucky that he actually gets paid for doing what he loves.
    Ex: She views librarianship through traditional eyes and plans to go into public service.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicarse a

  • 14 dedicarse a un negocio

    (v.) = enter + a business
    Ex. Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.
    * * *
    (v.) = enter + a business

    Ex: Some of those pupils will undoubtedly enter one kind of business or another which has links with Europe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dedicarse a un negocio

  • 15 dejar huella

    v.
    to make an impression, to leave an imprint, to leave a marking, to make an imprint.
    * * *
    to leave one's mark (en, on)
    * * *
    (v.) = leave + Posesivo + mark, cut + a swath(e), leave + a trace, touch + Posesivo + life, leave + an impression, leave + an imprint, make + an impression
    Ex. Unfortunately, age and lack of proper care have left their marks on many valuable publications, some of which can no longer be used today.
    Ex. Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    Ex. We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex. Despite his faults, he still manages to change and touch many people's lives through his infectious laughter.
    Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex. Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex. The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    * * *
    (v.) = leave + Posesivo + mark, cut + a swath(e), leave + a trace, touch + Posesivo + life, leave + an impression, leave + an imprint, make + an impression

    Ex: Unfortunately, age and lack of proper care have left their marks on many valuable publications, some of which can no longer be used today.

    Ex: Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    Ex: We're all puzzled by the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where hundreds of boats and planes have disappeared into the blue leaving no trace at all.
    Ex: Despite his faults, he still manages to change and touch many people's lives through his infectious laughter.
    Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex: Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex: The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar huella

  • 16 dejar mella

    (v.) = leave + an impression, touch + Posesivo + life, leave + Posesivo + mark, cut + a swath(e), leave + an imprint, make + an impression
    Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex. Despite his faults, he still manages to change and touch many people's lives through his infectious laughter.
    Ex. Unfortunately, age and lack of proper care have left their marks on many valuable publications, some of which can no longer be used today.
    Ex. Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    Ex. Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex. The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    * * *
    (v.) = leave + an impression, touch + Posesivo + life, leave + Posesivo + mark, cut + a swath(e), leave + an imprint, make + an impression

    Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.

    Ex: Despite his faults, he still manages to change and touch many people's lives through his infectious laughter.
    Ex: Unfortunately, age and lack of proper care have left their marks on many valuable publications, some of which can no longer be used today.
    Ex: Nilsson's adamantine voice cut a swathe through 20th-century operatic history.
    Ex: Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex: The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar mella

  • 17 dejar una impresión

    (v.) = leave with + the impression, leave + an impression, leave + an imprint, make + an impression
    Ex. One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
    Ex. The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex. Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex. The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.
    * * *
    (v.) = leave with + the impression, leave + an impression, leave + an imprint, make + an impression

    Ex: One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.

    Ex: The impression left by the two early attempts to create universal bibliographic control was that the creation of one universal source of reference was beyond human resources and resourcefulness.
    Ex: Their music redefined rock and roll for an entire generation, leaving an imprint that endures to this day.
    Ex: The reference librarians, by being uninformed, will undoubtedly not make as good an impression on the important city managers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > dejar una impresión

  • 18 disputa

    f.
    dispute.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: disputar.
    * * *
    1 (discusión) dispute, argument, quarrel
    2 (enfrentamiento) clash, struggle
    \
    sin disputa without dispute
    tener una disputa to quarrel
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=discusión) dispute, argument

    sin disputa — undoubtedly, beyond dispute

    2) (=controversia) controversy
    * * *
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    b) ( controversia) dispute

    es, sin disputa, la mejor — she is, without question, the best

    * * *
    = disputation, row, quarrel, fray, contest, run-in, altercation, dispute, wrangle, bickering, argument, squabble, squabbling, contestation, tug of war, spat, war of words, dust-up, grievance.
    Ex. Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.
    Ex. The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
    Ex. The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
    Ex. The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
    Ex. Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    Ex. 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
    Ex. Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex. In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex. This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
    Ex. Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
    Ex. We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex. One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
    Ex. The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
    Ex. These relations are constructed through negotiations and contestations that cannot be easily divorced from cultural context.
    Ex. Library administrators might be able to predict their fortunes in the academic tug of war for funds if they understood more clearly the attitudes of institutional administrators towards libraries.
    Ex. It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex. War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    Ex. The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
    Ex. So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    ----
    * disputa + continuar = dispute + rage.
    * disputa industrial = industrial dispute, industrial action.
    * disputa + perdurar = dispute + rage.
    * resolución de disputas = dispute settlement.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.
    * * *
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    b) ( controversia) dispute

    es, sin disputa, la mejor — she is, without question, the best

    * * *
    = disputation, row, quarrel, fray, contest, run-in, altercation, dispute, wrangle, bickering, argument, squabble, squabbling, contestation, tug of war, spat, war of words, dust-up, grievance.

    Ex: Academic disputations are generally entered under the heading for the faculty moderator.

    Ex: The rows over Britain's contributions to the Community budget and runaway spending on the the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which took up two thirds of the budget, were documented blow by blow in the press.
    Ex: The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
    Ex: The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
    Ex: Anyway, experience had taught him that a subordinate who attempts to subdue a superordinate is almost always lost; the superordinate has too many advantages in such a contest.
    Ex: 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
    Ex: Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
    Ex: In practice meetings of the Council of Ministers -- the Community's main legislative body -- have in recent years become a forum for acrimonious dispute.
    Ex: This is a history of The Old Librarian's Almanack (a pamphlet produced as a hoax in 1909) and of the literary wrangles which ensued from its publication.
    Ex: Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
    Ex: We do not want to see young assistants at the counter getting involved in an argument.
    Ex: One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
    Ex: The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
    Ex: These relations are constructed through negotiations and contestations that cannot be easily divorced from cultural context.
    Ex: Library administrators might be able to predict their fortunes in the academic tug of war for funds if they understood more clearly the attitudes of institutional administrators towards libraries.
    Ex: It also includes a blow-by-blow account of spats between management and labor.
    Ex: War of words exposed chinks in coalition.
    Ex: The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
    Ex: So, in the bicentennial spirit here's a three-point bill of particulars or grievances (in addition to what was mentioned previously with respect to offensive or unauthentic terms).
    * disputa + continuar = dispute + rage.
    * disputa industrial = industrial dispute, industrial action.
    * disputa + perdurar = dispute + rage.
    * resolución de disputas = dispute settlement.
    * resolver una disputa = settle + dispute.

    * * *
    1 (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument
    2 (controversia) dispute
    ha sido objeto de una larga disputa it has been the source of a long-running dispute
    es, sin disputa, la mejor she is, without question, the best
    3 (combate) fight
    * * *

    Del verbo disputar: ( conjugate disputar)

    disputa es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    disputa    
    disputar
    disputa sustantivo femenino
    a) (discusión, pelea) quarrel, argument



    disputar ( conjugate disputar) verbo transitivo
    a) disputale algo a algn ‹ título to challenge sb for sth;


    b) partido to play;

    combate to fight
    disputarse verbo pronominal:

    disputa sustantivo femenino
    1 (enfrentamiento) dispute
    (por un puesto, etc) contest
    2 (riña, pelea) argument
    disputar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 (debatir) disputaban sobre ello acaloradamente, they were arguing heatedly about it
    2 (competir por) to contest: han disputado la carrera dos de los mejores atletas, two of the best athletes competed in the race
    II verbo transitivo
    1 (competir) to compete: le disputa la presidencia a Gómez, he is competing against Gómez for the presidency
    2 Dep (un encuentro) to play

    ' disputa' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acalorada
    - acalorado
    - bronca
    - concesión
    - discusión
    - disgusto
    - disputar
    - disputarse
    - margen
    - trabar
    - agrio
    - arbitrar
    - litigio
    - lugar
    - originar
    - pleito
    - querella
    English:
    acrimonious
    - contention
    - dispute
    - embroil
    - feud
    - fight
    - quarrel
    - quarreling
    - quarrelling
    - row
    - squabble
    - wrangle
    - settle
    * * *
    1. [discusión] dispute, argument
    2. [competición] contest;
    la disputa por el título de liga the battle for the league title;
    entrar en la disputa por algo to enter the contest for sth;
    hay mucha disputa para conseguir el puesto there's a lot of competition for the post
    3. [polémica] dispute;
    mediar o [m5] terciar en la disputa to intervene in the dispute;
    es, sin disputa, el más lujoso it is indisputably o unquestionably the most luxurious
    * * *
    f dispute;
    sin disputa undoubtedly
    * * *
    altercado, discusión: dispute, argument

    Spanish-English dictionary > disputa

  • 19 duda

    f.
    1 doubt.
    poner algo en duda to call something into question
    sacar a alguien de la duda to remove somebody's doubts
    salir de dudas to set one's mind at rest
    sin duda without (a) doubt
    tengo mis dudas I have my doubts
    ¡la duda ofende! how could you doubt me!
    no cabe duda there is no doubt about it
    no te quepa duda don't doubt it, make no mistake about it
    2 acatalepsia.
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: dudar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: dudar.
    * * *
    1 doubt
    \
    no hay duda there is no doubt
    no te quepa duda make no mistake about it
    poner algo en duda to question something
    sacar a alguien de dudas to dispel somebody's doubts
    salir de dudas to shed one's doubts
    sin duda no doubt, without a doubt
    sin la menor duda without the slightest doubt
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=incertidumbre) doubt

    queda la duda en pie sobre... — doubt remains about...

    un hecho que no admite duda — an unquestionable fact

    ante la duda, no lo hagas — if in doubt, don't

    me asaltó la duda de si... — I was suddenly seized by a doubt as to whether...

    no cabe duda de que... — there can be no doubt that...

    no me cabe la menor duda de que vamos a ganar — I have absolutely no doubt that we will win, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that we will win

    en caso de duda — if in doubt

    "en caso de duda, consulte a su farmacéutico" — "if in doubt, consult your pharmacist"

    para desvanecer o disipar toda duda — in order to clear up any doubts, to banish all doubts

    estar en duda, aún está en duda si él será el nuevo director — there's still some doubt as to o about whether he will be the new manager

    estoy en la duda sobre si me iré de vacaciones o noI'm undecided o in two minds about whether to go on holiday or not

    fuera de toda duda — beyond all doubt

    sin lugar a duda(s) — without doubt, undoubtedly

    poner algo en duda — to question sth, doubt sth

    no pongo en duda que sea verdad, pero... — I don't doubt that it's true, but...

    sacar a algn de dudas o de la duda — to clear things up for sb

    salir de dudas, pregúntaselo a él, así saldremos de dudas — ask him, then we'll know

    pues no salimos de dudas — we're none the wiser, then

    sin duda — undoubtedly

    esta es, sin duda alguna, una de las mejores novelas que he leído — this is, without (any) doubt, one of the best novels I've read, this is undoubtedly one of the best novels I've read

    sin sombra de duda — without a shadow of a doubt

    la duda ofende —

    ¿cómo que si te lo voy a devolver?, por favor, la duda ofende — what do you mean am I going to give it back to you?, how could you think otherwise?

    2) (=pregunta) question, query

    ¿queda alguna duda? — are there any queries?

    * * *
    1) (interrogante, sospecha) doubt

    expuso sus dudas sobre... — he expressed his reservations about...

    ¿tienen alguna duda? — are there any queries o questions?

    no cabe ninguna duda or la menor duda — there cannot be the slightest doubt

    sin duda or sin lugar a dudas — undoubtedly

    ante or en la duda, abstente — if in doubt, don't

    2) (estado de incertidumbre, indecisión)

    no sé que hacer, estoy en (la) duda — I don't know what to do; I'm of (AmE) o (BrE) in two minds about it

    * * *
    = doubt, reservation, qualm, perplex, quandary, equivocation.
    Ex. However, for others, the ideal status had not yet been achieved and there was doubt about the practical applicability of equity laws.
    Ex. Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex. In the article 'Caveats, qualms, and quibbles: a revisionist view of library automation', a public librarian expresses his concern about computers in libraries and the lack of healthy scepticism in libraries when considering the likely benefits of automation.
    Ex. The article 'The print perplex' asserts that librarians must deal with a future of mixed print and digital material, since most books will never be in digital form.
    Ex. The increasing use and popularity of the Internet and phytomedicinals (medicinal herbs and medical botanics) have created a quandary for researchers, consumers and information professionals.
    Ex. We stand with the Secretary-General of the United Nations and other distinguished speakers in stating without equivocation that everyone has the right to freedom of expression.
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    * arrojar dudas sobre = cast + doubt on, cast + doubt on.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * confirmar las dudas = fulfil + doubts.
    * dar a Alguien el beneficio de la duda = give + Nombre + the benefit of the doubt.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * disipar dudas = dispel + doubts.
    * duda en uno mismo = self-doubt.
    * duda, la = seed of doubt, the.
    * dudas = hesitation, misgiving, second thoughts.
    * dudas + asaltar = doubts + assail.
    * el beneficio de la duda = the benefit of the doubt.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en un mar de dudas = at sea.
    * estar en duda = be in question.
    * estar en un mar de dudas = feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * expresar dudas = express + doubts, express + reservations, express + misgivings, voice + misgivings, voice + reservations.
    * fuera de toda duda = incontrovertible, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * generar dudas = make + Nombre + doubt.
    * germen de la duda, el = seed of doubt, the.
    * haber poca duda de que = there + be + little doubt that.
    * la menor duda de que = no doubt whatsoever.
    * lleno de dudas = doubtful.
    * más allá de cualquier duda = beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * plantear dudas = raise + doubts.
    * plantearse dudas = have + second thoughts.
    * poner en duda = challenge, be flawed, question, render + suspect, unsettle, regard + with suspicion, put in + doubt, call into + question, shed + doubt, throw into + doubt, throw + doubt on.
    * poner en duda la validez de = bring into + question the validity of.
    * poner en duda unos principios = shake + foundations.
    * por encima de toda duda = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * producir dudas = make + Nombre + doubt.
    * que no se ha puesto en duda = unquestioned, unscrutinised [unscrutinized, -USA].
    * resolver las dudas = solve + Posesivo + doubts.
    * sembrar el germen de la duda = plant + the seed of doubt, sow + the seed of doubt.
    * sembrar la duda = plant + the seed of doubt, sow + the seed of doubt.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * suscitar duda = shed + doubt.
    * suscitar dudas = raise + doubts.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.
    * * *
    1) (interrogante, sospecha) doubt

    expuso sus dudas sobre... — he expressed his reservations about...

    ¿tienen alguna duda? — are there any queries o questions?

    no cabe ninguna duda or la menor duda — there cannot be the slightest doubt

    sin duda or sin lugar a dudas — undoubtedly

    ante or en la duda, abstente — if in doubt, don't

    2) (estado de incertidumbre, indecisión)

    no sé que hacer, estoy en (la) duda — I don't know what to do; I'm of (AmE) o (BrE) in two minds about it

    * * *
    la duda
    (n.) = seed of doubt, the

    Ex: Of course just like any seed, the seed of doubt needs proper environment to grow.

    = doubt, reservation, qualm, perplex, quandary, equivocation.

    Ex: However, for others, the ideal status had not yet been achieved and there was doubt about the practical applicability of equity laws.

    Ex: Microforms are easy to use, although there were early reservations concerning the fact that users need to become familiar with any specific kind of microform and its reader.
    Ex: In the article 'Caveats, qualms, and quibbles: a revisionist view of library automation', a public librarian expresses his concern about computers in libraries and the lack of healthy scepticism in libraries when considering the likely benefits of automation.
    Ex: The article 'The print perplex' asserts that librarians must deal with a future of mixed print and digital material, since most books will never be in digital form.
    Ex: The increasing use and popularity of the Internet and phytomedicinals (medicinal herbs and medical botanics) have created a quandary for researchers, consumers and information professionals.
    Ex: We stand with the Secretary-General of the United Nations and other distinguished speakers in stating without equivocation that everyone has the right to freedom of expression.
    * arrojar dudas sobre = cast + doubt on, cast + doubt on.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * confirmar las dudas = fulfil + doubts.
    * dar a Alguien el beneficio de la duda = give + Nombre + the benefit of the doubt.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * demostrar sin ningún género de duda = demonstrate + beyond (all) doubt, demonstrate + emphatically, demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond any doubt, prove + beyond all doubt.
    * despertar dudas = stir + doubts.
    * disipar dudas = dispel + doubts.
    * duda en uno mismo = self-doubt.
    * duda, la = seed of doubt, the.
    * dudas = hesitation, misgiving, second thoughts.
    * dudas + asaltar = doubts + assail.
    * el beneficio de la duda = the benefit of the doubt.
    * empezar a tener dudas = get + cold feet.
    * en duda = in doubt.
    * en un mar de dudas = at sea.
    * estar en duda = be in question.
    * estar en un mar de dudas = feel at + sea, be all at sea.
    * expresar dudas = express + doubts, express + reservations, express + misgivings, voice + misgivings, voice + reservations.
    * fuera de toda duda = incontrovertible, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * generar dudas = make + Nombre + doubt.
    * germen de la duda, el = seed of doubt, the.
    * haber poca duda de que = there + be + little doubt that.
    * la menor duda de que = no doubt whatsoever.
    * lleno de dudas = doubtful.
    * más allá de cualquier duda = beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de ninguna duda = beyond doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt.
    * más allá de toda duda = beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * no dejar duda = leave + little doubt.
    * no dejar ninguna duda = leave + no doubt.
    * no haber duda de que = there + be + no doubt that.
    * no haber duda (que) = there + be + no question (that).
    * no hay duda de que = undoubtedly.
    * no poner en duda = be unquestioned.
    * plantear dudas = raise + doubts.
    * plantearse dudas = have + second thoughts.
    * poner en duda = challenge, be flawed, question, render + suspect, unsettle, regard + with suspicion, put in + doubt, call into + question, shed + doubt, throw into + doubt, throw + doubt on.
    * poner en duda la validez de = bring into + question the validity of.
    * poner en duda unos principios = shake + foundations.
    * por encima de toda duda = beyond reproach, above reproach.
    * producir dudas = make + Nombre + doubt.
    * que no se ha puesto en duda = unquestioned, unscrutinised [unscrutinized, -USA].
    * resolver las dudas = solve + Posesivo + doubts.
    * sembrar el germen de la duda = plant + the seed of doubt, sow + the seed of doubt.
    * sembrar la duda = plant + the seed of doubt, sow + the seed of doubt.
    * sin duda = doubtless, no doubt, of course, surely, to be sure, undoubtedly, indubitably, without a doubt, without doubt, no mistake, hands down.
    * sin duda alguna = without any doubt.
    * sin el menor asomo de duda = without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin lugar a dudas = conclusively, undeniably, unquestionably, without any doubt, by all accounts, no mistake, no doubt, without a shadow of a doubt, beyond a shadow of a doubt, to be sure.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * suscitar duda = shed + doubt.
    * suscitar dudas = raise + doubts.
    * tener dudas = be doubtful, have + misgivings, have + reservations (about), be suspicious.
    * tener dudas sobre = be ambivalent about.

    * * *
    A (interrogante, sospecha) doubt
    existen dudas con respecto a la autoría de este poema there are doubts regarding the authorship of this poem
    expuso sus dudas sobre la viabilidad del proyecto he expressed his doubts o reservations about the feasibility of the project
    tengo unas dudas para consultar con el profesor I have a few points I'd like to go over with the teacher
    me ha surgido una duda there's something I'm not sure about
    no logré disipar sus dudas I was unable to dispel his doubts
    ¿entendieron bien o tienen alguna duda? is that clear or are there any queries o questions?
    ¿crees que lo podrá hacer él? — tengo mis dudas do you think that he will be able to do it? — I have my doubts
    de pronto lo asaltó una duda suddenly he was seized by doubt
    no hay ni sombra de duda sobre su culpabilidad there can be no doubt about his guilt, there isn't a shadow of doubt that he's guilty
    nunca tuve la menor duda de que tenía razón I was never in any doubt that he was right, I never doubted that he was right
    su honestidad está fuera de (toda) duda his honesty is beyond (all) doubt
    de eso no cabe la menor duda there's absolutely no doubt about that
    no cabe ninguna duda or la menor duda there cannot be the slightest doubt
    no te quepa la menor duda make no mistake!
    que es buen médico no lo pongo en duda pero … I don't doubt that he's a good doctor, but …
    nadie pone en duda su capacidad para realizar el trabajo nobody questions o doubts his ability to do the job
    fue, sin duda, uno de los mejores escritores del siglo he was undoubtedly o without doubt one of the best writers of the century
    sin duda te lo has preguntado más de una vez no doubt you've asked yourself this more than once, I'm sure you've asked yourself this more than once
    sin lugar a dudas without doubt
    su manera de actuar no dejaba lugar a dudas the way he behaved left little room for doubt
    ¡la duda ofende! ( fam): ¿no habrás cogido tú el dinero? — ¡la duda ofende! you didn't take the money, did you? — how can you even think such a thing?
    por las dudas just in case
    ante or en la duda, abstente if in doubt, don't
    B
    (estado de incertidumbre, indecisión): estaba convencido, pero ya me has hecho entrar en (la) duda I was sure, but now you've made me wonder
    no sé si decírselo o no, estoy en (la) duda I don't know whether to tell him or not: I'm of ( AmE) o ( BrE) in two minds about it
    el resultado todavía está en duda the result still isn't certain o is still in doubt
    a ver si puedes sacarme de la duda do you think you can clear something up for me? o I wonder if you know o if you can tell me
    si estás en (la) duda no lo compres if you're not sure o if you're in any doubt, don't buy it
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    Del verbo dudar: ( conjugate dudar)

    duda es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
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    dudar
    duda sustantivo femenino
    1 (interrogante, sospecha) doubt;
    expuso sus dudas sobre … he expressed his reservations about …;

    tengo unas dudas para consultar I have a few points I'd like to check;
    me ha surgido una duda there's something I'm not sure about;
    ¿tienen alguna duda? are there any queries o questions?;
    nunca tuve la menor duda de que tenía razón I never doubted that he was right;
    fuera de (toda) duda beyond (all) doubt;
    de eso no cabe la menor duda there's absolutely no doubt about that;
    lo pongo en duda I doubt it;
    sin duda or sin lugar a dudas undoubtedly;
    sin duda ya te lo habrás preguntado no doubt you'll have already asked yourself that question;
    para salir de dudas just to be doubly sure
    2 (estado de incertidumbre, indecisión):

    a ver si puedes sacarme de la duda do you think you can clear something up for me?;
    si estás en (la) duda no lo compres if you're not sure don't buy it
    dudar ( conjugate dudar) verbo transitivo
    to doubt;
    dudo que lo haya terminado I doubt if o whether he's finished it

    verbo intransitivo: duda entre comprar y alquilar she can't make up her mind whether to buy or rent;
    duda en hacer algo to hesitate to do sth;
    duda de algo/algn to doubt sth/sb
    duda sustantivo femenino doubt: la lectura le despertó esa duda, reading aroused that doubt in him
    su integridad está fuera de toda duda, her integrity is beyond question
    puso en duda la viabilidad del proyecto, he questioned the viability of the project
    ♦ Locuciones: sin (lugar a) duda, (ciertamente) es sin duda alguna el mejor producto del mercado, it's without question the best product on the market
    dudar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 to doubt: no dudes de él, don't distrust him
    2 (estar indeciso) to hesitate [en, to]: dudaban entre comprarlo o no, they hesitated whether to buy it or not
    II verbo transitivo to doubt: dudo mucho que se disculpe, I very much doubt that he'll apologize

    ' duda' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acaso
    - caber
    - debatirse
    - despejar
    - desvanecerse
    - disipar
    - existir
    - inseguridad
    - plantear
    - poner
    - reconcomer
    - reparo
    - reserva
    - sombra
    - abrigar
    - aclarar
    - asaltar
    - bueno
    - consultar
    - dudar
    - entrar
    - entredicho
    - leve
    - perdurar
    - reflejar
    - resolver
    - seguro
    - titubeo
    English:
    benefit
    - burn out
    - cast
    - clinch
    - definitely
    - doubt
    - doubtless
    - if
    - illuminate
    - illumination
    - misgiving
    - pocket
    - positively
    - qualm
    - query
    - question
    - seed
    - settle
    - should
    - surely
    - uncertainty
    - vestige
    - well
    - bound
    - definite
    - doubtful
    - element
    - self-
    - shadow
    - undoubtedly
    * * *
    duda nf
    1. [inseguridad, indecisión] doubt;
    la duda se apoderó de él he was filled with doubt;
    ante la duda,… if in doubt,…;
    sacar a alguien de la duda to remove sb's doubts
    2. [cuestión, problema]
    ¿alguien tiene alguna duda? does anyone have any questions?, is there anything anyone's not clear about?;
    resolveré vuestras dudas al final de la clase I'll answer your questions o I'll go over anything you're not sure about at the end of the class;
    todavía me queda una duda, ¿por qué lo hizo? there's still one thing I don't understand, why did she do it?;
    me asalta una duda, ¿habré hecho bien en dejar a los niños solos? I can't help wondering whether I was right to leave the children on their own;
    queda la duda de qué habría pasado si… the doubt remains about what would have happened if…;
    salir de dudas to clear up doubts;
    pregúntale y así salimos de dudas ask him and that will settle the matter;
    con su detallada explicación salimos finalmente de dudas her detailed explanation finally cleared up our doubts
    3. [desconfianza, sospecha] doubt;
    expresó sus dudas sobre la oportunidad de celebrar un referéndum he expressed some doubt about whether it was a good idea to have a referendum;
    existen dudas sobre la autoría del atentado there is some doubt surrounding who was responsible for the attack;
    tengo mis dudas I have my doubts;
    nunca tuve la menor duda de que era inocente I never for one moment doubted that she was innocent, I never had the slightest doubt that she was innocent;
    estar fuera de toda duda to be beyond the slightest doubt;
    su inocencia está fuera de toda duda her innocence is not in question, there is no question that she is innocent;
    no cabe (la menor) duda there is (absolutely) no doubt about it;
    no cabe duda de que el tabaco es perjudicial para la salud there's no doubt that smoking is bad for your health;
    no te quepa (la menor) duda don't doubt it, make no mistake about it;
    no dejar lugar a dudas to leave no room for doubt;
    poner algo en duda to put sth in doubt;
    dice que ha resuelto el problema – lo pongo en duda she says she has solved the problem – I would doubt that o I rather doubt that;
    pongo en duda que pueda hacerlo en una semana I doubt he can do it in a week, I would question whether he can do it in a week;
    sin duda without (a) doubt;
    el avión es, sin duda, el medio de transporte más cómodo the plane is undoubtedly o without doubt the most comfortable form of transport;
    es, sin duda, la mejor lasaña que he probado nunca it is beyond a doubt o definitely the best lasagne I've ever had;
    ¿vendrás a la fiesta? – ¡sin duda! are you coming to the party? – of course!;
    sin duda alguna, sin alguna duda without (a) doubt;
    sin la menor duda without the slightest doubt;
    sin sombra de duda beyond the shadow of a doubt;
    ¡la duda ofende!: ¿te molestaría que invitáramos a mi madre? – la duda ofende would you mind if we invited my mother? – of course you can, there's no need to ask;
    no creía que fueras a acabar – ¡la duda ofende! I never thought you'd finish – well thank you very much!
    * * *
    f doubt;
    sin duda without doubt;
    poner en duda call into question;
    estar fuera de (toda) duda be beyond (any) doubt;
    no cabe la menor duda there is absolutely no doubt;
    salir de dudas get things clear;
    todavía tengo mis dudas I still have (my) doubts, I’m still dubious
    * * *
    duda nf
    : doubt
    no cabe duda: there's no doubt about it
    * * *
    duda n
    1. (en general) doubt
    2. question / query [pl. queries]
    ¡señor, tengo una duda! sir! I've got a query!

    Spanish-English dictionary > duda

  • 20 dudar

    v.
    1 to doubt.
    ¿vas a venir? — lo dudo are you going to come? — I doubt it o I don't think so
    lo dudo mucho I very much doubt it
    yo no lo hice — no lo dudo, pero… I didn't do it — I'm sure you didn't, but…
    dudo que venga I doubt (whether) he'll come
    Ricardo duda Richard doubts.
    2 to hesitate.
    dudar entre hacer una cosa u otra to be unsure whether to do one thing or another
    no dudes en venir a preguntarme don't hesitate to come and ask me
    María duda Mary hesitates.
    * * *
    1 to doubt, have doubts
    2 (titubear) to hesitate
    1 to doubt
    \
    dudar de alguien to doubt somebody, mistrust somebody
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=no estar seguro de) to doubt

    espero que venga, aunque lo dudo mucho — I hope she'll come, although I doubt very much (if) she will

    -yo te ayudaré -no lo dudo, pero... — "I'll help you" - "I'm sure you will, but..."

    es lo mejor para ti, no lo dudes — it's the best thing for you, believe me

    a no dudarlo — undoubtedly

    dudar que, dudo que sea verdad — I doubt (whether o if) it's true

    dudar si, dudaba si había echado la carta — I wasn't sure if I had posted the letter

    2) (=vacilar sobre)

    lo dudé mucho y al final me decidí por el azulI thought about it o dithered * a lot but in the end I decided on the blue one

    si yo fuera tú, no lo dudaría — if I were you, I wouldn't hesitate

    2. VI
    1) (=desconfiar) to doubt, have doubts

    dudar de algo — to question sth, doubt sth

    2) (=vacilar)

    no sé qué hacer, estoy dudando — I don't know what to do, I'm in two minds o I'm undecided

    dudar en hacer algo — to hesitate to do sth

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to doubt

    dudo que te haya dicho la verdadI doubt if o whether he's told you the truth

    es el mejor, no lo dudes — it's the best one, take it from me

    yo hice todo lo que pude - no lo dudo, pero... — I did everything I could - I'm sure you did, but...

    2.
    dudar vi

    cómpralo, no sigas dudando — go ahead and buy it, stop dithering

    dudar en + inf — to hesitate to + inf

    dudar de algo/alguien — to doubt something/somebody

    * * *
    = be hesitant (to), doubt, have + second thoughts, hesitate, waver, express + reservations, have + reservations (about), dither, hang back, be suspicious, voice + reservations, teeter + on the edge of, think + twice.
    Ex. I remember being hesitant to buy a CD player because I was attached to my extensive collection of LPs collected over a lifetime.
    Ex. He explained that while there was considerable turnover he doubted 18 assistants would be needed in the year, perhaps three or four at best.
    Ex. We can then have second thoughts, and possibly arrive at a more suitable form of truncation.
    Ex. Good luck and don't hesitate to ask me or anyone on the management team for advice or assistance!.
    Ex. The first decision in establishing headings for the works of corporate bodies is the one over which code makers have wavered.
    Ex. While reservations have been expressed about the festival, its value in enhancing and enriching the cultural life of this part of the country is evident.
    Ex. Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex. The Executive Board has been dithering over the control of the search for the next executive director = La Junta Directiva ha estado dudando si controlar o no la elección del siguiente director ejecutivo.
    Ex. This article explores the implications of these threats, maintaining that publishers cannot afford to hang back, but must innovate or atrophy.
    Ex. Collection development librarians are often met with distrust from faculty colleagues who are often suspicious of their ability to select books.
    Ex. The author voices reservations about the latest amendments to the Library Act.
    Ex. We would like to encourage other institutions who have been teetering on the edge of implementation to get on their running shoes and go for it.
    Ex. I would urge you most sincerely and strongly to think twice or three times before putting your shelflist into an undeveloped system.
    ----
    * dudar entre... y/o... = hover between... and/or....
    * hacer dudar = make + Nombre + doubt, misgive.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo to doubt

    dudo que te haya dicho la verdadI doubt if o whether he's told you the truth

    es el mejor, no lo dudes — it's the best one, take it from me

    yo hice todo lo que pude - no lo dudo, pero... — I did everything I could - I'm sure you did, but...

    2.
    dudar vi

    cómpralo, no sigas dudando — go ahead and buy it, stop dithering

    dudar en + inf — to hesitate to + inf

    dudar de algo/alguien — to doubt something/somebody

    * * *
    = be hesitant (to), doubt, have + second thoughts, hesitate, waver, express + reservations, have + reservations (about), dither, hang back, be suspicious, voice + reservations, teeter + on the edge of, think + twice.

    Ex: I remember being hesitant to buy a CD player because I was attached to my extensive collection of LPs collected over a lifetime.

    Ex: He explained that while there was considerable turnover he doubted 18 assistants would be needed in the year, perhaps three or four at best.
    Ex: We can then have second thoughts, and possibly arrive at a more suitable form of truncation.
    Ex: Good luck and don't hesitate to ask me or anyone on the management team for advice or assistance!.
    Ex: The first decision in establishing headings for the works of corporate bodies is the one over which code makers have wavered.
    Ex: While reservations have been expressed about the festival, its value in enhancing and enriching the cultural life of this part of the country is evident.
    Ex: Librarians who have reservations about the spread of electronically based services are not Luddites.
    Ex: The Executive Board has been dithering over the control of the search for the next executive director = La Junta Directiva ha estado dudando si controlar o no la elección del siguiente director ejecutivo.
    Ex: This article explores the implications of these threats, maintaining that publishers cannot afford to hang back, but must innovate or atrophy.
    Ex: Collection development librarians are often met with distrust from faculty colleagues who are often suspicious of their ability to select books.
    Ex: The author voices reservations about the latest amendments to the Library Act.
    Ex: We would like to encourage other institutions who have been teetering on the edge of implementation to get on their running shoes and go for it.
    Ex: I would urge you most sincerely and strongly to think twice or three times before putting your shelflist into an undeveloped system.
    * dudar entre... y/o... = hover between... and/or....
    * hacer dudar = make + Nombre + doubt, misgive.
    * no lo dudes = take it from me.
    * sin dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.

    * * *
    dudar [A1 ]
    vt
    to doubt
    lo dudo mucho I doubt it very much
    es lo que te conviene, no lo dudes it's what's right for you, take it from me
    yo hice todo lo que pude — no lo dudo, pero … I did everything I could — I'm sure you did, but …
    dudar QUE + SUBJ:
    nunca dudé que fuera inocente I never doubted his innocence o that he was innocent
    dudo que llegue a tiempo I doubt that o if o whether I'll get there in time, I don't think I'll get there in time
    dudo que te haya dicho la verdad I doubt if o whether he's told you the truth
    ■ dudar
    vi
    vamos, cómpralo, no sigas dudando go ahead and buy it, stop hesitating o dithering
    está dudando entre comprar y alquilar she can't make up her mind o she is in two minds whether to buy or rent
    dudar EN + INF to hesitate to + INF
    no dudes en llamarme don't hesitate to call me
    dudar DE algo/algn to doubt sth/sb
    ¿dudas de su honradez? do you doubt his honesty?
    no dudo de su capacidad para desempeñar el cargo I don't doubt o I'm not questioning his ability to do the job
    ¿cómo pude dudar de ti? how could I have doubted you?
    * * *

     

    dudar ( conjugate dudar) verbo transitivo
    to doubt;
    dudo que lo haya terminado I doubt if o whether he's finished it

    verbo intransitivo: duda entre comprar y alquilar she can't make up her mind whether to buy or rent;
    dudar en hacer algo to hesitate to do sth;
    dudar de algo/algn to doubt sth/sb
    dudar
    I verbo intransitivo
    1 to doubt: no dudes de él, don't distrust him
    2 (estar indeciso) to hesitate [en, to]: dudaban entre comprarlo o no, they hesitated whether to buy it or not
    II verbo transitivo to doubt: dudo mucho que se disculpe, I very much doubt that he'll apologize

    ' dudar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    vacilar
    - ver
    - titubear
    English:
    debate
    - doubt
    - falter
    - hesitate
    - shot
    - suspect
    - vacillate
    - waver
    * * *
    vi
    1. [desconfiar]
    dudar de algo/alguien to have one's doubts about sth/sb;
    dudo de sus intenciones I question his intentions;
    no dudo de su buena voluntad I don't doubt his goodwill;
    sé que dudan de mí, pero yo soy inocente I know they have their doubts about me, but I'm innocent;
    ¿acaso dudas de mí? don't you trust me then?
    2. [no estar seguro]
    dudar sobre algo to be unsure about sth
    3. [vacilar] to hesitate;
    dudar entre hacer una cosa u otra to be unsure whether to do one thing or another;
    no dudes en venir a preguntarme don't hesitate to come and ask me
    vt
    to doubt;
    ¿vas a venir? – lo dudo are you going to come? – I doubt it, I don't think so;
    lo dudo mucho I very much doubt it;
    después de dudarlo bastante se decidió a ir after being in some doubt he decided to go;
    ¿que eres sincero? permíteme que lo dude so you're telling the truth, are you? I think I'll reserve judgement on that, if I may;
    yo no lo hice – no lo dudo, pero… I didn't do it – I'm sure you didn't, but…;
    no lo dude, ha hecho lo que debía you can rest assured you've done the right thing;
    dudo que venga I doubt (whether) he'll come;
    no dudo que lo hiciera con muy buena intención no doubt he did it with the best of intentions
    * * *
    I v/t doubt;
    ¡no lo dudes! of course!, no problem!
    II v/i
    1 hesitate (en to);
    no dudar en hacer algo not hesitate to do sth
    2
    :
    dudar de alguien not trust s.o.
    * * *
    dudar vt
    : to doubt
    dudar vi
    dudar en : to hesitate to
    no dudes en pedirme ayuda: don't hesitate to ask me for help
    * * *
    dudar vb
    1. (en general) to doubt
    si llueve, que lo dudo, iremos al museo if it rains, which I doubt, we'll go to the museum
    2. (vacilar) to hesitate
    3. (no poder escoger) not to be sure / not to be able to make up your mind
    4. (desconfiar) to mistrust

    Spanish-English dictionary > dudar

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