Translation: from spanish

unqualified

  • 1 absoluto

    adj.
    1 absolute, perfect, out-and-out, teetotal.
    2 absolute, absolutist, arbitrary, dictatorial.
    3 utter.
    4 absolute.
    * * *
    1 absolute
    \
    en absoluto not at all, by no means
    estar prohibido,-a en absoluto to be absolutely forbidden
    nada en absoluto nothing at all
    * * *
    (f. - absoluta)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=no relativo) absolute
    2) (=máximo) [prioridad] top; [reposo, fe] complete; [verdad] absolute

    existe compenetración absoluta entre los dos — there is a perfect understanding between them, they understand each other perfectly

    3) [monarquía, poder] absolute
    4)

    -¿es verdad? -no, en absoluto — "is it true?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

    -¿te importa? -en absoluto — "do you mind?" - "no, absolutely not o no, not at all"

    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) <monarca/poder> absolute
    2)
    a) ( total) total, absolute; complete
    b)

    en absoluto — (loc adv)

    ¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

    * * *
    = absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.
    Ex. It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.
    Ex. Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex. Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
    Ex. When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
    Ex. Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    Ex. There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
    Ex. A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
    Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    ----
    * correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
    * mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
    * regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo
    1) <monarca/poder> absolute
    2)
    a) ( total) total, absolute; complete
    b)

    en absoluto — (loc adv)

    ¿te gustó? - en absoluto — did you like it? - no, not at all

    * * *
    = absolute, unrelieved, overriding, sublime, out-and-out, hard and fast, ironclad [iron-clad], unmitigaged.

    Ex: It's already difficult to find a lot of these things as it is, but it would be absolute irresponsibility to go to a title-main entry.

    Ex: Although the slave narratives were usually intended to serve in the cause of abolition, not all of them were bitter, unrelieved tirades against the institution of slavery, but rather there were frequently moments of relieving laughter.
    Ex: Consequently, the overriding demand made by the academic community is bibliographical in nature.
    Ex: When she said 'That's no way to speak about a patron, Mike,' he turned on her a look of sublime unconcern.
    Ex: Such an appraoch is unlikely to improve the social sciences unless valid informaton can first be distinguished from out-and-out incorrect information.
    Ex: There is no hard and fast answer to this question.
    Ex: A review of the research shows that there are no clear and ironclad answers.
    Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    * correspondencia absoluta = perfect match.
    * en absoluto = at all, in the slightest, whatsoever, not at all, in any shape or form.
    * éxito absoluto = award-winning success.
    * mayoría absoluta = absolute majority.
    * miseria más absoluta = abject poverty.
    * nada en absoluto = not at all, nothing whatsoever.
    * no importar en absoluto = have + no qualms about.
    * norma absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.
    * o nada en absoluto = if at all.
    * oscuridad absoluta = pitch darkness, pitch blackness.
    * regla absoluta = hard and fast rule, ironclad rule, steadfast rule.

    * * *
    A ‹monarca/poder› absolute
    B (no relativo) ‹valor› absolute
    C
    1 (total) ‹silencio› total, absolute; ‹reposo› complete, absolute; ‹confianza› complete, total, absolute; ‹miseria› utter, absolute
    los dejó en la ruina más absoluta he left them absolutely o utterly penniless
    tengo la absoluta certeza de que lo encontraremos allí I am absolutely convinced that we'll find him there
    2
    en absoluto ( loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all
    no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
    no hizo nada en absoluto he didn't do a thing, he did absolutely nothing
    es un caso en absoluto aislado it is by no means an isolated case
    D ‹adjetivo/construcción› absolute
    un uso absoluto de un verbo transitivo a transitive verb used absolutely
    * * *

    absoluto
    ◊ -ta adjetivo

    1monarca/poder absolute
    2


    b)

    en absoluto ( loc adv): ¿te gustó? — en absoluto did you like it? — no, not at all;

    no lo consentiré en absoluto there is absolutely no way I will agree to it
    absoluto,-a
    I adj (independiente) absolute
    (completo, intenso) total, complete: necesito silencio absoluto para poder escribir, I need total silence to be able to write
    (sin réplica) absolute: ejerce un dominio absoluto sobre sus amigos, he has total control over his friends
    II sustantivo masculino absolute
    ♦ Locuciones: en absoluto, not at all, by no means: no creas en absoluto que me fío de él, don't believe for a minute that I trust him
    ' absoluto' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    absoluta
    - identidad
    - interesar
    - llevarse
    - recogimiento
    - completo
    - perfecto
    - relativo
    - silencio
    - total
    English:
    absolute
    - absolutely
    - all
    - clear
    - dead
    - dislike
    - earthly
    - ignorance
    - implicit
    - least
    - long shot
    - mismatch
    - not
    - out-and-out
    - quite
    - rank
    - remotely
    - stranglehold
    - strict
    - unmitigated
    - unqualified
    - whatever
    - whatsoever
    - any
    - downright
    - hard
    * * *
    absoluto, -a
    adj
    1. [no relativo] absolute
    2. [completo] [verdad, mayoría] absolute;
    [silencio] total, absolute; [reposo] complete;
    tengo una confianza absoluta en ellos I have complete o every confidence in them;
    es el campeón absoluto de este torneo he's the overall winner of the tournament;
    es un absoluto sinvergüenza he's completely shameless
    3. [monarca] absolute
    4. Ling [ablativo, superlativo] absolute;
    ablativo absoluto ablative absolute
    5. Filosofía
    lo absoluto the absolute
    en absoluto loc adv
    nada en absoluto nothing at all;
    no me gustó en absoluto I didn't like it at all;
    ¿te importa? – en absoluto do you mind? – not at all
    * * *
    adj absolute;
    en absoluto not at all;
    nada en absoluto absolutely nothing;
    la casa no ha cambiado nada en absoluto the house hasn’t changed at all, the house hasn’t changed in the slightest;
    se negó en absoluto he refused outright
    * * *
    absoluto, -ta adj
    1) : absolute, unconditional
    2)
    en absoluto : not at all
    no me gustó en absoluto: I did not like it at all
    * * *
    absoluto adj absolute

    Spanish-English dictionary > absoluto

  • 2 alabanza

    f.
    praise.
    * * *
    1 (elogio) praise
    2 (jactancia) boasting, bragging
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF (tb: alabanzas) praise

    digno de toda alabanza — thoroughly praiseworthy, highly commendable

    * * *
    femenino praise
    * * *
    = puffery, praise, paean, hymn, rave, exaltation.
    Ex. This was not meant to be a piece of puffery designed to provide an ego boost for Balzac: the convivial atmosphere was contagious and he spoke with complete sincerity.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. Past celebrations have included the Faculty Survival Kits Party (based on the TV show 'Survivor'), the French Café Party (a paean to books and coffee), and the We Look Different Party wherein we used furniture rearrangement in the library as the inspiration to have a costume party.
    Ex. A close score is a score of vocal music in which the separate parts are written on two staves, as with hymns.
    Ex. And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
    Ex. The roots of modernism are traced to the Enlightenment period, with its exaltation of reason.
    ----
    * alabanza de boquilla = lip service.
    * cantar las alabanzas = sing + Posesivo + praises.
    * falsa alabanza = lip service.
    * palabras de alabanza = words of praise.
    * * *
    femenino praise
    * * *
    = puffery, praise, paean, hymn, rave, exaltation.

    Ex: This was not meant to be a piece of puffery designed to provide an ego boost for Balzac: the convivial atmosphere was contagious and he spoke with complete sincerity.

    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: Past celebrations have included the Faculty Survival Kits Party (based on the TV show 'Survivor'), the French Café Party (a paean to books and coffee), and the We Look Different Party wherein we used furniture rearrangement in the library as the inspiration to have a costume party.
    Ex: A close score is a score of vocal music in which the separate parts are written on two staves, as with hymns.
    Ex: And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
    Ex: The roots of modernism are traced to the Enlightenment period, with its exaltation of reason.
    * alabanza de boquilla = lip service.
    * cantar las alabanzas = sing + Posesivo + praises.
    * falsa alabanza = lip service.
    * palabras de alabanza = words of praise.

    * * *
    praise
    su actitud es digna de alabanza his attitude is praiseworthy o laudable
    * * *

    alabanza sustantivo femenino
    praise;

    alabanza sustantivo femenino praise

    ' alabanza' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ponderación
    English:
    praise
    * * *
    praise;
    decir algo en alabanza de alguien to say sth in praise of sb;
    su acción es digna de alabanza she deserves praise for what she did;
    un intento digno de alabanza a praiseworthy attempt
    * * *
    f acclaim
    * * *
    elogio: praise

    Spanish-English dictionary > alabanza

  • 3 aprobación

    f.
    approval, applause, authorization, consent.
    * * *
    1 (gen) approval; (ley) passing
    \
    dar su (mi, tu, etc) aprobación to give one's consent, approve
    * * *
    noun f.
    approval, endorsement
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Pol) [de una ley] passing
    2) [de informe, plan, acuerdo] approval, endorsement

    necesito tu aprobación para realizar la ventaI need your approval o endorsement to go ahead with the sale

    * * *
    femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing; (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement; (de actuación, conducta de alguien) approval
    * * *
    = approval, endorsement, consent, encouragement, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], word of encouragement, passage, condonation, seal of approval, thumbs up.
    Ex. A number of more unusual arrangements have been tried, but none have met with wide approval.
    Ex. The project was given endorsement by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the then Section on Mechanization.
    Ex. Subject to the consent of the original author every thesis should be available for loan.
    Ex. Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
    Ex. Then, without waiting for an acknowledgement, he said, 'Well, I think Albert is too much the union type' and James expressed surprise.
    Ex. This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
    Ex. The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex. There are four prominent common law defenses to a divorce suit: condonation, recrimination, collusion, and connivance.
    Ex. This use of square brackets has never had the official seal of approval of the FID.
    Ex. The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    ----
    * aprobación oficial = official seal of approval.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * contar con la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * contar con + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * obtener la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * obtener + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * sujeto a aprobación = on approval.
    * * *
    femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing; (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement; (de actuación, conducta de alguien) approval
    * * *
    = approval, endorsement, consent, encouragement, acknowledgement [acknowledgment], word of encouragement, passage, condonation, seal of approval, thumbs up.

    Ex: A number of more unusual arrangements have been tried, but none have met with wide approval.

    Ex: The project was given endorsement by the Standing Committees of the IFLA Section on Cataloguing and the then Section on Mechanization.
    Ex: Subject to the consent of the original author every thesis should be available for loan.
    Ex: Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
    Ex: Then, without waiting for an acknowledgement, he said, 'Well, I think Albert is too much the union type' and James expressed surprise.
    Ex: This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
    Ex: The passage of the Exon bill would make criminal the sending of obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy or indecent data over the Net = La aprobación de la ley Exon haría que fuese un delito el envío a través de Internet de información obscena, lujuriosa, lasciva, inmoral o indecente.
    Ex: There are four prominent common law defenses to a divorce suit: condonation, recrimination, collusion, and connivance.
    Ex: This use of square brackets has never had the official seal of approval of the FID.
    Ex: The article 'Apple Macintosh: thumbs up? thumbs down?' considers whether online searchers should use Apple Macintosh machines.
    * aprobación oficial = official seal of approval.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * conseguir + Posesivo + aprobación = win + Posesivo + approval.
    * contar con la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * contar con + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * no contar con la aprobación = frown on/upon.
    * obtener la aprobación = meet with + approval.
    * obtener + Posesivo + aprobación = meet + Posesivo + approval.
    * sujeto a aprobación = on approval.

    * * *
    1 (de un proyecto de ley, una moción) passing
    la aprobación de esta moción provocó un escándalo when this motion was passed it caused an outcry, the passing of this motion caused an outcry
    2 (de un préstamo, acuerdo) approval, endorsement
    3 (de la actuación, conducta de algn) approval
    cuentas con mi aprobación you have my approval
    * * *

     

    aprobación sustantivo femenino (de proyecto de ley, moción) passing;
    (de préstamo, acuerdo, plan) approval, endorsement;
    (de actuación, conducta) approval
    aprobación sustantivo femenino approval
    ' aprobación' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    eje
    - recomendable
    - arriba
    - bendición
    - bravo
    - conformidad
    English:
    acceptance
    - amen
    - approval
    - approving
    - assent
    - blessing
    - endorsement
    - favor
    - favour
    - passing
    - qualified
    - seal
    - subject
    - unqualified
    - adoption
    * * *
    1. [de proyecto, medida] approval;
    [de ley, moción] passing;
    dio su aprobación al proyecto he gave the project his approval, he approved the project
    2. [de comportamiento] approval
    * * *
    f approval; de ley passing
    * * *
    aprobación nf, pl - ciones : approval, endorsement

    Spanish-English dictionary > aprobación

  • 4 claro

    adj.
    1 obvious, apparent, clear, crisp.
    2 clear, bright, clear-cut, articulate.
    3 definite, distinct.
    intj.
    sure, sure enough, of course.
    m.
    1 clearing, glade, clear space, clear.
    2 gap.
    3 Claro.
    * * *
    1 (gen) clear
    2 (iluminado) bright, well-lit
    3 (color) light
    4 (salsa etc) thin; (café, chocolate, etc) weak
    5 (evidente) clear
    1 clearly
    1 (gen) gap, space; (de bosque) clearing
    2 (en el pelo) bald patch
    interjección ¡claro!
    1 of course!
    ¡claro que no puedes! of course you can't!
    \
    a las claras openly
    dejar algo claro to make something clear
    estar claro to be clear
    ¡lo llevas claro! / ¡lo tienes claro! familiar you've got it coming to you!
    más claro,-a que el agua familiar as clear as daylight
    poner en claro to make plain, clear up
    sacar en claro to get out
    claro de luna moonlight
    mente clara figurado clear mind
    ————————
    1 (gen) gap, space; (de bosque) clearing
    2 (en el pelo) bald patch
    * * *
    1. (f. - clara)
    adj.
    4) fair, light
    5) weak, thin
    2. adv.
    2) sure
    3. noun m.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=no oscuro) [piel] fair; [color] light, pale

    un vestido verde claroa light o pale green dress

    2) (=evidente)
    a) [con sustantivos] [ejemplo, prueba, ventaja] clear; [inconveniente] obvious; [desastre] total, absolute

    España ganó por un claro 15-6 — Spain won a decisive 15-6 victory, Spain were clear winners by 15-6

    ... aseguró, en clara referencia a sus superiores —... he asserted, clearly referring o in an obvious reference to his superiors

    b) [con verbos]

    dejar algo claro — to make sth clear

    dejar las cosas claras o en claro — to get things clear, get things straight *

    estar claro — to be clear

    ¿está claro? — is that clear?

    estar claro que — to be clear that, be obvious that

    está claro que así no vamos a ninguna parteit's clear o obvious that we'll get nowhere like this

    quedar claro — to be clear

    si te lees la bibliografía, te quedará todo más claro — if you read the books on the reading list, it'll all be clearer to you o you'll have a better idea of things

    tener algo claro — to be sure of sth, be clear about sth

    ni siquiera tengo claro lo que me espera mañanaI'm not even sure o clear what's in store for me tomorrow

    no lo tengo nada claro — I'm not at all sure, I don't really know

    c)

    a las claras —

    las cuentas claras —

    llevarlo Esp o tenerlo claro iró

    sacar algo en claro (de algo) —

    solo hemos sacado en claro que no pretende dimitirall that we can safely o definitely say is that he has no intention of resigning

    lo único que la policía consiguió sacar en claro durante el interrogatorio — the only definite thing the police got from the interview

    ver algo claro —

    3) (=poco espeso) [té, café] weak; [caldo] thin
    4) (=luminoso) [día, mañana] bright; [habitación, casa] light, bright
    5) (=transparente) [agua] clear; [tejido] transparent
    6) (=nítido) [sonido, voz] clear; [imagen] sharp, clear
    7) (=escaso) [pelo] thin; [bosque] light, sparse
    8) (=preciso) [idea] clear

    una mente clara — (lit) a clear mind; (fig) a clear thinker

    9) (=sincero) frank
    2. ADV
    1) (=con precisión) [oír, ver, hablar] clearly
    2) (=sinceramente) frankly

    hablar claro — to speak frankly, be frank

    3) [tras invitaciones, peticiones] sure

    -¿puedo usar tu coche mañana? -¡claro! — "can I use your car tomorrow?" - "sure!"

    -¿queréis venir a cenar? -¡claro! — "would you like to come to dinner?" - "sure!"

    4) [uso enfático]

    ¡claro! por eso estaba ayer tan rara — of course! that's why she was acting so funny yesterday

    a menos que, claro está, él también la conozca — unless of course he knows her too

    -¿por qué no te disfrazas tú? -¡claro, para que os riáis de mí todos! — "why don't you dress up?" - "oh sure, so you can all laugh at me!"

    claro que, claro que nadie se imaginaba lo que vendría después — of course nobody could imagine what would happen afterwards

    ¡claro que no! — of course not!

    ¡claro que sí! — yes, of course!

    3. SM
    1) (Meteo) bright spell, sunny interval
    2) [de tiempo] lull
    3) (=espacio despejado) [entre personas] space; [entre árboles] clearing; [de pelo] bald patch
    4) [en un texto] gap, space; [en discurso] pause
    5) (Arquit) (=claraboya) skylight; (=abertura) window (opening)
    6) Caribe (Culin) guava jelly
    7) Caribe (=bebida) sugar-cane brandy
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo
    1) ( luminoso) <cielo/habitación> bright
    2) ( pálido) <color/verde/azul> light, pale; < piel> fair

    tiene los ojos claros — she has blue/green/gray eyes

    3) <salsa/sopa> thin
    4) <agua/sonido> clear; <ideas/explicación/instrucciones> clear; <situación/postura> clear

    que quede bien claro que... — I want it to be quite clear that...

    ¿está claro? — is that clear?

    quiero dejar (en) claro que... — I want to make it very o quite clear that...

    a las claras: díselo a las claras tell her straight; llevarlo claro (Esp fam) to be in for a shock; sacar algo en claro de algo — to make sense of something

    5) ( evidente) clear, obvious

    está claro que... — it is clear o obvious that...

    a no ser, claro está, que esté mintiendo — unless, of course, he's lying

    II
    1) < ver> clearly

    voy a hablarte claroI'm not going to beat around o about the bush

    me lo dijo muy clarohe made it very o quite clear (to me)

    claro que no! — no, of course not!

    claro que sí! — of course, absolutely!

    b) ( como enlace) mind you

    nadie le creyó, claro no es de extrañar — nobody believed him. Mind you, it's not surprising

    claro, así cualquiera puede — well, of course anyone can do it like that

    díselo - claro, para que me regañe ¿no? — (iró) tell him - oh sure, and have him tell me off, right? (iro)

    III
    1) ( en bosque) clearing; (en el pelo, la barba) bald patch
    2) (Meteo) sunny spell o period o interval
    * * *
    = apparent, clear [clearer -comp., clearest -sup.], clear-cut, crisp [crisper -comp., crispest -sup.], definite, distinct, light, neat [neater -comp., neatest -sup.], plain [plainer -comp., plainest -sup.], straightforward, tidy, distinctive, designated, uncloudy, unclouded, unclouded, cloudless, forthright, uncompromising, unqualified, cut and dried [cut and dry], patent.
    Ex. Menu-based information retrieval system have found favour because of their apparent simplicity.
    Ex. In practice the distinction between one term and the next is not very clear.
    Ex. The hierarchical relationship is relatively clear-cut, and rather precise guideliness can be formulated to ensure that the BT/NT relationship is consistently applied.
    Ex. A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.
    Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex. Against this proliferation of hosts there is a distinct awareness amongst users of the need for the rationalisation.
    Ex. To match the small amount of existing furniture which was reused, internal joinery and furniture is in a light coloured timber.
    Ex. What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate.
    Ex. To reiterate, there are two main categories of relationship: the syntactic relationships referred to in the last paragraph and plain, for example, in a topic such as 'sugar and health'.
    Ex. Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
    Ex. This was all very tidy, but who was to judge significance?.
    Ex. A patron may submit a beautifully legible request for a book with a distinctive author and title, accompanied by a reference to the journal article from which the citation was gleaned.
    Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex. In that case, the peak of solar energy could be at an uncloudy moment in the morning or afternoon, even though the sun wasn't highest in the sky at that moment.
    Ex. As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget.
    Ex. As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget.
    Ex. This is the first cloudless image of the Earth from space.
    Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. One of them snipped Ben Kline's life short, and Marla's determined to get to the root of a case that's anything but cut and dried.
    Ex. It was patent that they could not compete on equal terms with the economic and social forces of a complex civilization.
    ----
    * cantarlas claras = call + a spade a spade.
    * con una meta clara = focused [focussed].
    * con un objetivo claro = focused [focussed].
    * cuestiones poco claras = grey area [gray area].
    * de forma clara = clearly.
    * dejar bien claro = make + it + crystal clear, make + Reflexivo + crystal clear.
    * dejar claro = make + it + clear, send + a clear signal that.
    * de manera clara = distinctly, clearly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * en + Lengua + claro = in plain + Lengua.
    * en términos claros = in simple terms.
    * estar claro = be plain, be out in the open.
    * hablar claro = lay + Posesivo + cards on the table, put + Posesivo + cards on the table.
    * las cosas + estar + claras = the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * más claro el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más claro que el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * para que quede más claro = for main effects.
    * pasta de clara de huevo = glair.
    * poco claro = fuzzy [fuzzier - comp., fuzziest -sup.], indistinct, obscure, unclear, untidy, hazy, inconclusive, slurred, clouded, undistinguished, uncleared, indistinctive.
    * poner en claro = clear up.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * sin una meta clara = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * sin un objetivo claro = non-purposive, unfocused [unfocussed].
    * tan claro como el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * violeta claro = periwinkle.
    * * *
    I
    - ra adjetivo
    1) ( luminoso) <cielo/habitación> bright
    2) ( pálido) <color/verde/azul> light, pale; < piel> fair

    tiene los ojos claros — she has blue/green/gray eyes

    3) <salsa/sopa> thin
    4) <agua/sonido> clear; <ideas/explicación/instrucciones> clear; <situación/postura> clear

    que quede bien claro que... — I want it to be quite clear that...

    ¿está claro? — is that clear?

    quiero dejar (en) claro que... — I want to make it very o quite clear that...

    a las claras: díselo a las claras tell her straight; llevarlo claro (Esp fam) to be in for a shock; sacar algo en claro de algo — to make sense of something

    5) ( evidente) clear, obvious

    está claro que... — it is clear o obvious that...

    a no ser, claro está, que esté mintiendo — unless, of course, he's lying

    II
    1) < ver> clearly

    voy a hablarte claroI'm not going to beat around o about the bush

    me lo dijo muy clarohe made it very o quite clear (to me)

    claro que no! — no, of course not!

    claro que sí! — of course, absolutely!

    b) ( como enlace) mind you

    nadie le creyó, claro no es de extrañar — nobody believed him. Mind you, it's not surprising

    claro, así cualquiera puede — well, of course anyone can do it like that

    díselo - claro, para que me regañe ¿no? — (iró) tell him - oh sure, and have him tell me off, right? (iro)

    III
    1) ( en bosque) clearing; (en el pelo, la barba) bald patch
    2) (Meteo) sunny spell o period o interval
    * * *
    = apparent, clear [clearer -comp., clearest -sup.], clear-cut, crisp [crisper -comp., crispest -sup.], definite, distinct, light, neat [neater -comp., neatest -sup.], plain [plainer -comp., plainest -sup.], straightforward, tidy, distinctive, designated, uncloudy, unclouded, unclouded, cloudless, forthright, uncompromising, unqualified, cut and dried [cut and dry], patent.

    Ex: Menu-based information retrieval system have found favour because of their apparent simplicity.

    Ex: In practice the distinction between one term and the next is not very clear.
    Ex: The hierarchical relationship is relatively clear-cut, and rather precise guideliness can be formulated to ensure that the BT/NT relationship is consistently applied.
    Ex: A crisp, even impression became the norm, along with the use of respectable paper and ink.
    Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
    Ex: Against this proliferation of hosts there is a distinct awareness amongst users of the need for the rationalisation.
    Ex: To match the small amount of existing furniture which was reused, internal joinery and furniture is in a light coloured timber.
    Ex: What is possibly less easy is to making sure that the guiding stays clean, neat and accurate.
    Ex: To reiterate, there are two main categories of relationship: the syntactic relationships referred to in the last paragraph and plain, for example, in a topic such as 'sugar and health'.
    Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
    Ex: This was all very tidy, but who was to judge significance?.
    Ex: A patron may submit a beautifully legible request for a book with a distinctive author and title, accompanied by a reference to the journal article from which the citation was gleaned.
    Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
    Ex: In that case, the peak of solar energy could be at an uncloudy moment in the morning or afternoon, even though the sun wasn't highest in the sky at that moment.
    Ex: As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget.
    Ex: As they grow up in those heady post-war years, in the blue unclouded weather of the late 1940s, these are the sisters you'll never forget.
    Ex: This is the first cloudless image of the Earth from space.
    Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: One of them snipped Ben Kline's life short, and Marla's determined to get to the root of a case that's anything but cut and dried.
    Ex: It was patent that they could not compete on equal terms with the economic and social forces of a complex civilization.
    * cantarlas claras = call + a spade a spade.
    * con una meta clara = focused [focussed].
    * con un objetivo claro = focused [focussed].
    * cuestiones poco claras = grey area [gray area].
    * de forma clara = clearly.
    * dejar bien claro = make + it + crystal clear, make + Reflexivo + crystal clear.
    * dejar claro = make + it + clear, send + a clear signal that.
    * de manera clara = distinctly, clearly.
    * de modo claro = transparently.
    * en + Lengua + claro = in plain + Lengua.
    * en términos claros = in simple terms.
    * estar claro = be plain, be out in the open.
    * hablar claro = lay + Posesivo + cards on the table, put + Posesivo + cards on the table.
    * las cosas + estar + claras = the (hand)writing + be + on the wall, see it + coming.
    * más claro el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * más claro que el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * nada claro = unclear, uncleared.
    * no dar una impresión clara = send + mixed signals.
    * no está claro todavía = the jury is still out (on).
    * para que quede más claro = for main effects.
    * pasta de clara de huevo = glair.
    * poco claro = fuzzy [fuzzier - comp., fuzziest -sup.], indistinct, obscure, unclear, untidy, hazy, inconclusive, slurred, clouded, undistinguished, uncleared, indistinctive.
    * poner en claro = clear up.
    * ser algo muy claro = be a dead giveaway.
    * sin una meta clara = unfocused [unfocussed].
    * sin un objetivo claro = non-purposive, unfocused [unfocussed].
    * tan claro como el agua = as clear as a bell.
    * tener Algo claro = clarify + Posesivo + mind.
    * tener claro = be clear in your mind.
    * violeta claro = periwinkle.

    * * *
    claro1 -ra
    A (luminoso) ‹cielo› bright; ‹habitación› bright, light
    el día amaneció claro the day dawned bright and clear
    B (pálido) ‹color/verde/azul› light, pale; ‹piel› fair, white
    tiene los ojos claros she has blue/green/gray eyes
    el típico sueco rubio y de ojos claros the typical blue-eyed, blond Swede
    C ‹salsa/sopa› thin; ‹café/té› weak
    D ‹agua/sonido› clear
    habló con voz clara she spoke in a clear voice
    E ‹ideas/explicación/instrucciones› clear; ‹situación/postura› clear
    consiguieron una clara ventaja they gained a clear advantage
    tiene muy claro lo que quiere en la vida she is very clear o sure about what she wants out of life, she knows exactly what she wants out of life
    que quede bien claro que … I want it to be quite clear that …
    lo harás como yo te diga, ¿está claro? you'll do it the way I say, is that clear o do I make myself clear?
    quiero dejar (en) claro que … or que quede bien (en) claro que … I want to make it very o quite clear that …, let it be very o quite clear that …
    a las claras: no me lo dijo a las claras she didn't tell me in so many words o straight out o ( AmE) right off
    no seas cobarde y díselo a las claras don't be a coward, tell her straight
    llevarlo claro ( Esp fam) (estar equivocado) to be in for a shock o a disappointment; (enfrentarse a algo difícil) to have one's work cut out ( colloq)
    pasar la noche en claro to lie o be awake all night
    sacar algo en claro de algo to make sense of sth
    ¿tú sacaste algo en claro de lo que dijo? did you manage to make any sense of what he said?
    F (evidente) clear, obvious
    hay pruebas claras de que miente there is clear evidence that he is lying
    está claro que ella es la culpable it is clear o obvious that she is the culprit, she is clearly o obviously the culprit
    … a no ser, claro está, que esté mintiendo … unless, of course, he's lying
    A ‹hablar/ver›
    voy a hablarte claro I'm not going to beat around o about the bush, I'm going to give it to you straight ( colloq)
    ahora lo veo claro I see it all clearly now, now I get it! ( colloq)
    me lo dijo muy claro he made it very o quite clear (to me)
    claro y raspado ( Ven fam); straight
    me lo dijo todo claro y raspado he told me straight, he didn't beat around o about the bush
    B ( indep)
    ¡claro que lo sabe! of course she knows!
    ¿te gustaría verlo? — ¡claro! would you like to see it? — yes, I'd love to o ( colloq) sure!
    ¿lo hizo? — ¡claro que no! did he do it? — no, of course not! o no, of course he didn't!
    2 (como enlace) mind you
    nadie le creyó, claro que conociéndolo no es de extrañar nobody believed him. Mind you, knowing him it's not surprising
    lo ayudó la madre — claro, así cualquiera his mother helped him — well, of course anyone can do it like that
    anda, díselo tú — claro, para que me eche a mí la bronca ¿no? ( iró); go on, you tell him — oh sure o oh fine o I see, so that way it's me he gets mad at, right? ( iro)
    A (en un bosque) clearing; (en el pelo, la barba) bald patch
    había algunos claros en las gradas there were a few empty spaces in the stand
    B ( Meteo) sunny spell o period o interval
    Compuesto:
    moonlight
    * * *

     

    claro 1
    ◊ -ra adjetivo

    a) ( luminoso) ‹cielo/habitación bright

    b) ( pálido) ‹color/verde/azul light, pale;

    piel fair;
    tiene los ojos claros she has blue/green/gray eyes

    c)salsa/sopa thin

    d)agua/sonido clear;

    ideas/explicación/instrucciones clear;
    situación/postura clear;

    ¿está claro? is that clear?;
    quiero dejar (en) claro que … I want to make it clear that …;
    sacar algo en claro de algo to make sense of sth

    está claro que … it is clear o obvious that …;

    a no ser, claro está, que esté mintiendo unless, of course, he's lying
    claro 2 adverbio
    1 ver clearly;
    voy a hablarte claro I'm not going to beat around o about the bush;

    me lo dijo muy claro he made it very quite clear (to me)
    2 ( indep) ( en exclamaciones de asentimiento) of course
    ■ sustantivo masculino

    (en pelo, barba) bald patch
    b) (Meteo) sunny spell o period

    claro,-a
    I adjetivo
    1 (despejado, evidente) clear: tengo muy claro que no va a volver, I'm quite sure she won't come back
    un asunto poco claro, a shady deal
    2 (poco espeso) thin
    3 (color) light
    II sustantivo masculino
    1 (de un bosque) clearing
    2 (entre las nubes) break in the clouds
    3 claro de luna, moonlight
    III adverbio clearly: deberías hablar claro, you must speak clearly
    IV exclamación of course!
    ¡claro que puedo!, of course I can!
    ♦ Locuciones: a las claras, clearly
    dejar algo claro, to make something clear
    lo lleva claro si piensa que voy a tolerarlo, she can be quite sure that i?m not going to put up with it
    sacar algo en claro, to draw a conclusion: después de tanta discusión, no sacamos nada en claro, we were back to square one after hours of discussion
    ' claro' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    clara
    - escarceo
    - estar
    - hombre
    - nebulosa
    - nebuloso
    - nítida
    - nítido
    - notoria
    - notorio
    - patente
    - poca
    - poco
    - precisa
    - preciso
    - pues
    - rondar
    - sacar
    - salvaje
    - agua
    - celeste
    - color
    - constar
    - hablar
    - lavado
    - neto
    - oscuro
    - palpable
    - que
    - quedar
    - visto
    English:
    ale
    - apparent
    - articulate
    - break
    - broad
    - clean-cut
    - clear
    - clear-cut
    - clearing
    - confusing
    - crystal-clear
    - decided
    - distinct
    - enough
    - fuzzy
    - good
    - ice-blue
    - indistinct
    - let
    - light
    - lucid
    - mousy
    - mud
    - neat
    - obscure
    - outset
    - pale
    - plain
    - precise
    - sharp
    - speak out
    - spell out
    - straight
    - surely
    - tenuous
    - then
    - thin
    - transparently
    - unclear
    - unequivocal
    - why
    - blur
    - by
    - certainly
    - clearly
    - course
    - crystal
    - flash
    - increasingly
    - more
    * * *
    claro, -a
    adj
    1. [luminoso] bright;
    una habitación clara a bright o light room
    2. [color] light;
    verde claro light green
    3. [sonido] clear;
    hablaba con una voz clara she spoke in a clear voice
    4. [sin nubes] clear;
    un día/cielo claro a clear day/sky
    5. [diluido] [té, café] weak;
    [salsa, sopa] thin;
    no me gusta el chocolate claro I don't like my hot chocolate thin
    6. [poco tupido] thin, sparse
    7. [persona, explicación, ideas, libro] clear;
    hablaba con un lenguaje claro she spoke in clear terms;
    dejar algo claro to make sth clear;
    poner algo en claro to get sth clear, to clear sth up;
    que quede (bien) claro que no fue idea mía I want to make it (quite) clear that it wasn't my idea;
    sacar algo en claro (de) to make sth out (from);
    después de escuchar su explicación no saqué nada en claro after listening to her explanation, I was none the wiser;
    tengo claro que no puedo contar con él one thing I'm quite sure about is that I can't rely on him, one thing's for sure, I can't rely on him;
    verlo claro [estar seguro] to be sure;
    pasar una noche en claro to have a sleepless night;
    Esp Fam
    llevarlo o [m5]tenerlo claro: ¡lo lleva o [m5] tiene claro si piensa que le vamos a ayudar! if he thinks we're going to help him, he can think again!;
    si no vienen ellos, lo tenemos claro if they don't come, we've had it
    8. [obvio, evidente] clear;
    el resultado fue claro the result was clear;
    ¿está claro? is that clear?;
    está claro que van a ganar it's clear they're going to win;
    está claro que te quieren engañar it's obvious that they are trying to deceive you, they are obviously trying to deceive you;
    está claro o [m5]claro está que si no quieres, no estás obligado a participar of course o obviously, you're not obliged to participate if you don't want to;
    a no ser, claro, que tengas una idea mejor unless, of course, you have a better idea;
    está más claro que el agua it's perfectly o crystal clear;
    allí no vuelvo, eso está más claro que el agua I'm not going there again, that's for certain
    nm
    1. [en bosque] clearing;
    [en multitud] space, gap;
    vi un claro en la fila I saw a gap in the row
    2. [en cielo nublado] break in the clouds;
    se esperan nubes y claros it will be cloudy with some bright spells;
    en cuanto haya un claro salimos we'll go out as soon as it brightens up
    3. [calvicie, calva] bald patch
    4. [en pintura] highlight
    5. Arquit skylight
    6. claro de luna moonlight
    adv
    clearly;
    hablar claro to speak clearly;
    dilo claro, ¿te interesa o no? tell me straight, are you interested or not?;
    ¡claro! of course!;
    ¡claro que sí!, ¡pues claro! of course!;
    ¡claro que no! of course not!;
    ¡claro que me gusta! of course I like it!;
    Irónico
    ¿me ayudarás? – claro, no pensaba en otra cosa will you help me? – oh sure, I wouldn't dream of doing anything else;
    Irónico
    ve tú primero – claro, así si hay algún agujero me caigo yo you go first – oh great o thanks a lot, that way if there's a hole I'll be the one to fall into it;
    claro, con un jugador más ya se puede of course, with an extra player it's hardly surprising;
    la obra no tuvo éxito, claro que conociendo al director no me sorprende the play wasn't a success, but then again that's hardly surprising knowing the director
    a las claras loc adv
    clearly
    * * *
    I adj
    clear;
    poner en claro make clear;
    dejar claro make plain;
    quedar claro be clear;
    tener algo claro be sure o clear about sth;
    pasar la noche en claro lie awake all night, not sleep a wink;
    a las claras clearly
    2 color light
    3 ( luminoso) bright
    4 salsa thin
    II adv
    :
    hablar claro speak plainly;
    ¡claro! of course!;
    claro está of course
    III m
    1 METEO clear spell
    2 en bosque clearing
    * * *
    claro adv
    1) : clearly
    habla más claro: speak more clearly
    2) : of course, surely
    ¡claro!, ¡claro que sí!: absolutely!, of course!
    claro que entendió: of course she understood
    claro, -ra adj
    1) : bright, clear
    2) : pale, fair, light
    3) : clear, evident
    claro nm
    1) : clearing
    2)
    claro de luna : moonlight
    * * *
    claro1 adj
    1. (en general) clear
    2. (luminoso) bright
    3. (color) light
    claro2 adv clearly
    claro3 interj of course
    claro4 n (en meteorología) sunny interval

    Spanish-English dictionary > claro

  • 5 condicional

    adj.
    conditional.
    f.
    condition, requirement.
    * * *
    1 conditional
    1 conditional
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (tb Ling) conditional
    libertad 1)
    * * *
    adjetivo conditional
    * * *
    Ex. Committee approval was conditional in that it could incur no cost on the rates.
    ----
    * en libertad condicional = on probation.
    * incondicional = unqualified.
    * libertad condicional = conditional discharge.
    * poner en libertad condicional = release on + bail.
    * * *
    adjetivo conditional
    * * *

    Ex: Committee approval was conditional in that it could incur no cost on the rates.

    * en libertad condicional = on probation.
    * incondicional = unqualified.
    * libertad condicional = conditional discharge.
    * poner en libertad condicional = release on + bail.

    * * *
    conditional
    * * *

    condicional adjetivo
    conditional
    condicional adjetivo conditional
    ' condicional' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cuando
    - de
    - gustar
    - libertad
    - que
    English:
    conditional
    - love
    - parole
    - probation
    - probation officer
    - should
    - suspended sentence
    - would
    * * *
    adj
    conditional
    nm
    Gram conditional (tense)
    * * *
    I adj conditional
    II m GRAM conditional
    * * *
    : conditional
    * * *
    condicional adj n conditional

    Spanish-English dictionary > condicional

  • 6 cualificado

    adj.
    qualified, suitable, skilled.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: cualificar.
    * * *
    1→ link=cualificar cualificar
    1 qualified, skilled
    * * *
    (f. - cualificada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) [obrero] skilled, qualified
    2)
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (Esp) calificado
    * * *
    = skilled, qualified.
    Ex. When used by skilled abstractors this mixture of styles can achieve the maximum transmission of information, within a minimum length.
    Ex. The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.
    ----
    * altamente cualificado = highly skilled.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * demasiado cualificado = overqualified.
    * personal cualificado = qualified personnel.
    * trabajador cualificado contratado de otra empresa = lateral hire.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo (Esp) calificado
    * * *
    = skilled, qualified.

    Ex: When used by skilled abstractors this mixture of styles can achieve the maximum transmission of information, within a minimum length.

    Ex: The projections of qualified manpower into the year 2000 are bleak for personnel based industries.
    * altamente cualificado = highly skilled.
    * contratación de personal cualificado de otras empresas = lateral hiring.
    * demasiado cualificado = overqualified.
    * personal cualificado = qualified personnel.
    * trabajador cualificado contratado de otra empresa = lateral hire.

    * * *
    * * *

    Del verbo cualificar: ( conjugate cualificar)

    cualificado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    cualificado    
    cualificar
    cualificado
    ◊ -da adjetivo (Esp) See Also→ calificado

    cualificar ( conjugate cualificar) verbo transitivo (Esp) See Also→ calificar 2 b
    cualificado,-a adjetivo qualified
    cualificar verbo transitivocalificar

    ' cualificado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cualificada
    - obrera
    - obrero
    - oficial
    - oficiala
    - trabajador
    English:
    qualified
    - skilled
    - unskilled
    - qualification
    - trained
    - unqualified
    * * *
    cualificado, -a adj
    skilled
    * * *
    adj
    :
    (altamente) cualificado (highly) qualified
    * * *
    1. (hábil) skilled
    2. (capacitado, titulado) qualified

    Spanish-English dictionary > cualificado

  • 7 elogio

    m.
    1 praise.
    2 compliment, citation, praise, acclaim.
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: elogiar.
    * * *
    1 praise, eulogy
    \
    digno,-a de elogio praiseworthy
    hacer elogios de to sing the praises of
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM (=alabanza) praise; (=homenaje) tribute
    * * *
    masculino praise
    * * *
    = commendation, acclaim, praise, encomium, accolade, laurels, elevation, eulogy, plaudit, rave.
    Ex. It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.
    Ex. In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. Encomiums for abstractors are appropriate.
    Ex. The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
    Ex. There is a need to give credit to all involved in the development of quality products thus sharing the laurels.
    Ex. Within the last 40 years, information has undergone remarkable elevation.
    Ex. The journalist and broadcaster, Bernard Levin is well known for his eulogies of good indexes and indexers.
    Ex. This valuable collection is now accessible over the Internet, to the plaudits of numerous researchers and citizens, spreading our influence throughout the world.
    Ex. And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
    ----
    * deshacerse en elogios = wax + lyrical, wax + rapturous, sing + Posesivo + praises, go into + raptures.
    * digno de elogio = praiseworthy, commendably.
    * elogios = kudos.
    * recibir elogio = get + tap on the shoulder.
    * recibir elogios = win + accolade.
    * ser objeto de elogio = win + acclaim, receive + acclaim.
    * * *
    masculino praise
    * * *
    = commendation, acclaim, praise, encomium, accolade, laurels, elevation, eulogy, plaudit, rave.

    Ex: It's a staggering list of accomplishments, and considering bureaucracy and some of the internal problems of the Library of Congress, I think that the Library deserves a great deal of credit and commendation.

    Ex: In effect, the book started its life rather more as a light entertainment middle-of-the-range hardback autobiography but popular acclaim turned it into a huge mass-market paperback success.
    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: Encomiums for abstractors are appropriate.
    Ex: The article 'Interlibrary loan: automation, whither thou goest; some gripes and an accolade' advises postponing automation until dedicated funds are available and hardware is standardized.
    Ex: There is a need to give credit to all involved in the development of quality products thus sharing the laurels.
    Ex: Within the last 40 years, information has undergone remarkable elevation.
    Ex: The journalist and broadcaster, Bernard Levin is well known for his eulogies of good indexes and indexers.
    Ex: This valuable collection is now accessible over the Internet, to the plaudits of numerous researchers and citizens, spreading our influence throughout the world.
    Ex: And by tackling problems beyond their traditional turf, the award winners earned raves for leadership.
    * deshacerse en elogios = wax + lyrical, wax + rapturous, sing + Posesivo + praises, go into + raptures.
    * digno de elogio = praiseworthy, commendably.
    * elogios = kudos.
    * recibir elogio = get + tap on the shoulder.
    * recibir elogios = win + accolade.
    * ser objeto de elogio = win + acclaim, receive + acclaim.

    * * *
    praise
    hacer elogio(s) de algo to sing the praises of sth, to extol sth
    se deshizo en elogios para con ella he showered her with praise
    su actitud merece todo mi elogio I find his attitude extremely praiseworthy
    elogios de la crítica critical acclaim
    * * *

    Del verbo elogiar: ( conjugate elogiar)

    elogio es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    elogió es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    elogiar    
    elogio
    elogiar ( conjugate elogiar) verbo transitivo
    to praise
    elogio sustantivo masculino
    praise;

    elogiar verbo transitivo to praise
    elogio sustantivo masculino praise

    ' elogio' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    acción
    - aplauso
    - cumplimiento
    - digno
    English:
    commendation
    - eulogy
    - praise
    - accolade
    - single
    * * *
    elogio nm
    praise;
    la crítica sólo tuvo elogios para el director the critics had nothing but praise for the director;
    la colmaron de elogios, se deshicieron en elogios con ella they heaped praise on her, they showered her with praise;
    digno de elogio praiseworthy;
    hizo un apasionado elogio de los australianos he paid the Australians a glowing tribute;
    recibió el elogio unánime de todos los partidos he was praised by all the parties without exception
    * * *
    m praise
    * * *
    elogio nm
    : praise
    * * *
    elogio n praise

    Spanish-English dictionary > elogio

  • 8 experiencia

    f.
    1 experience.
    tiene mucha experiencia en la reparación de lavadoras he has a lot of experience at repairing washing machines
    experiencia laboral work experience
    2 experience (vivencia).
    sé por (propia) experiencia que este trabajo implica sacrificio I know from my own experience that this job involves a lot of sacrifices
    3 experiment (experimento).
    * * *
    1 (gen) experience
    2 (experimento) experiment
    \
    por experiencia from experience
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=acontecimientos) experience

    saber por experienciato know by o from experience

    2) (=experimento) experiment (en on)
    * * *
    1) (conocimiento, suceso) experience

    experiencia profesional/docente — professional/teaching experience

    2) ( experimento) experiment
    * * *
    = experience, exposure, connoisseurship, seasoning.
    Ex. Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.
    Ex. This article also examines the need for exposure to AI by all students in order to become familiar with capabilities and limitations of AI-based systems.
    Ex. This book explores the underlying institutional factors that help museum-based connoisseurship and aestheticism and university-based critical theory and revisionist scholarship exist.
    Ex. All the artists were influenced by their seasoning as commercial illustrators.
    ----
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * adquirido con la experiencia = experiential.
    * adquirir experiencia = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on).
    * ámbito de experiencia = circle of experience.
    * ampliar la experiencia = extend + experience, broaden + experience.
    * aprender de la experiencia = learn from + experience.
    * aprendizaje a través de la experiencia = experiential learning.
    * aprovechar la experiencia profesional = harness + expertise.
    * ASTINFO (Red Regional para el Intercambio de Información y Experiencias de l = ASTINFO (Regional Network for the Exchange of Information and Experience in Science and Technology in Asia and the Pacific).
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * compartir experiencias = share + experience.
    * compartir la experiencia profesional = pool + expertise.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * conocer por experiencia = know (by/from) + experience.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * contar experiencias = tell + tales.
    * contar la experiencia = relate + experience, recount + experience.
    * crear un fondo común de experiencias profesionales = pool + expertise.
    * escuchar la voz de la experiencia = listen to + the voice of experience.
    * experiencia aleccionadora = awakening.
    * experiencia amarga = bitter experience.
    * experiencia cercana a la muerte = near death experience.
    * experiencia cotidiana = flux of experience.
    * experiencia de la vida = experience of life.
    * experiencia del mundo = worldliness.
    * experiencia del mundo real = real-world training.
    * experiencia + demostrar = experience + show.
    * experiencia de primera mano = first-hand experience.
    * experiencia desalentadora = downer.
    * experiencia difícil = bumpy ride.
    * experiencia docente = teaching experience.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * experiencia enriquecedora = learning experience.
    * experiencia + enseñar = experience + teach.
    * experiencia incomparable = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia inolvidable = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia irrepetible = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia laboral = work experience.
    * experiencia lectora = reading life.
    * experiencia liberadora = liberating experience.
    * experiencia maravillosa = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia mística = mystic experience.
    * experiencia personal = life experience, living experience, personal experience.
    * experiencia política = political experience.
    * experiencia positiva = success story.
    * experiencia práctica = field experience, hands on experience, practical experience.
    * experiencia profesional = career experience, expertise, staff expertise, professional skills, professional expertise, professional experience.
    * experiencia profesional común = pool of expertise.
    * experiencia traumática = traumatic experience.
    * experiencia única = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia vital = living experience.
    * experiencia vivida = life experience, living experience.
    * intercambiar experiencias = exchange + experience, share + experience.
    * intercambio de experiencias = exchange of experience.
    * la voz de la experiencia = the voice of experience.
    * mala experiencia = horror story, awful experience.
    * recoger experiencia = garner + experience.
    * servir de experiencia = chart + the waters.
    * servirse de la experiencia = draw on/upon + background.
    * servirse de la experiencia de = draw on/upon + experience of.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sufrir una experiencia = undergo + experience.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * terrible experiencia = ordeal.
    * toda una vida de experiencia = a lifetime of experience.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * un caudal de experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * * *
    1) (conocimiento, suceso) experience

    experiencia profesional/docente — professional/teaching experience

    2) ( experimento) experiment
    * * *
    = experience, exposure, connoisseurship, seasoning.

    Ex: Any reliance on principles alone is rejected, and an attempt is made to codify experience.

    Ex: This article also examines the need for exposure to AI by all students in order to become familiar with capabilities and limitations of AI-based systems.
    Ex: This book explores the underlying institutional factors that help museum-based connoisseurship and aestheticism and university-based critical theory and revisionist scholarship exist.
    Ex: All the artists were influenced by their seasoning as commercial illustrators.
    * acumular experiencia = garner + experience.
    * adquirido con la experiencia = experiential.
    * adquirir experiencia = gain + experience, cut + Posesivo + teeth (on).
    * ámbito de experiencia = circle of experience.
    * ampliar la experiencia = extend + experience, broaden + experience.
    * aprender de la experiencia = learn from + experience.
    * aprendizaje a través de la experiencia = experiential learning.
    * aprovechar la experiencia profesional = harness + expertise.
    * ASTINFO (Red Regional para el Intercambio de Información y Experiencias de l = ASTINFO (Regional Network for the Exchange of Information and Experience in Science and Technology in Asia and the Pacific).
    * aumentar la experiencia = deepen + experience.
    * compartir experiencias = share + experience.
    * compartir la experiencia profesional = pool + expertise.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * conocer por experiencia = know (by/from) + experience.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * contar experiencias = tell + tales.
    * contar la experiencia = relate + experience, recount + experience.
    * crear un fondo común de experiencias profesionales = pool + expertise.
    * escuchar la voz de la experiencia = listen to + the voice of experience.
    * experiencia aleccionadora = awakening.
    * experiencia amarga = bitter experience.
    * experiencia cercana a la muerte = near death experience.
    * experiencia cotidiana = flux of experience.
    * experiencia de la vida = experience of life.
    * experiencia del mundo = worldliness.
    * experiencia del mundo real = real-world training.
    * experiencia + demostrar = experience + show.
    * experiencia de primera mano = first-hand experience.
    * experiencia desalentadora = downer.
    * experiencia difícil = bumpy ride.
    * experiencia docente = teaching experience.
    * experiencia en bibliotecas = library experience.
    * experiencia enriquecedora = learning experience.
    * experiencia + enseñar = experience + teach.
    * experiencia incomparable = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia inolvidable = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia irrepetible = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia laboral = work experience.
    * experiencia lectora = reading life.
    * experiencia liberadora = liberating experience.
    * experiencia maravillosa = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia mística = mystic experience.
    * experiencia personal = life experience, living experience, personal experience.
    * experiencia política = political experience.
    * experiencia positiva = success story.
    * experiencia práctica = field experience, hands on experience, practical experience.
    * experiencia profesional = career experience, expertise, staff expertise, professional skills, professional expertise, professional experience.
    * experiencia profesional común = pool of expertise.
    * experiencia traumática = traumatic experience.
    * experiencia única = experience of a lifetime.
    * experiencia vital = living experience.
    * experiencia vivida = life experience, living experience.
    * intercambiar experiencias = exchange + experience, share + experience.
    * intercambio de experiencias = exchange of experience.
    * la voz de la experiencia = the voice of experience.
    * mala experiencia = horror story, awful experience.
    * recoger experiencia = garner + experience.
    * servir de experiencia = chart + the waters.
    * servirse de la experiencia = draw on/upon + background.
    * servirse de la experiencia de = draw on/upon + experience of.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sufrir una experiencia = undergo + experience.
    * tener experiencia = have + experience.
    * terrible experiencia = ordeal.
    * toda una vida de experiencia = a lifetime of experience.
    * una gran experiencia = a wealth of experience.
    * un caudal de experiencia = a wealth of experience.

    * * *
    A
    1 (conocimiento, práctica) experience
    un médico con mucha experiencia a very experienced doctor, a doctor with a great deal of experience
    no tengo ninguna experiencia en este tipo de trabajo I have no experience in this sort of work
    experiencia laboral/profesional/docente work/professional/teaching experience
    lo sé por experiencia propia I know from my own experience
    2 (hecho, suceso) experience
    este viaje ha sido una experiencia inolvidable this trip has been an unforgettable experience
    B (experimento) experiment
    Compuesto:
    pilot scheme
    * * *

     

    experiencia sustantivo femenino
    a) (conocimiento, suceso) experience;

    saber algo por experiencia to know sth by o from experience;

    experiencia piloto pilot scheme

    experiencia sustantivo femenino experience: lo sé por experiencia, I know it from experience
    ♦ Locuciones: con experiencia, experienced
    sin experiencia, inexperienced
    ' experiencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    balanza
    - baqueteada
    - baqueteado
    - curtida
    - curtido
    - dilatada
    - dilatado
    - docencia
    - escaldada
    - escaldado
    - extracorpórea
    - extracorpóreo
    - fascinador
    - fascinadora
    - fascinante
    - fructífera
    - fructífero
    - fructificar
    - guarnición
    - mundo
    - sabiduría
    - traumática
    - traumático
    - verde
    - vivir
    - acumular
    - adquirir
    - alguien
    - amargo
    - compensar
    - contar
    - cuidado
    - envejecer
    - escaso
    - espeluznante
    - función
    - ganar
    - imberbe
    - inexperto
    - marcar
    - místico
    - previo
    - provecho
    - saludable
    - sobrado
    - superar
    - terrible
    - trago
    - valioso
    - vasto
    English:
    around
    - blot out
    - build up
    - come
    - cost
    - dispose
    - downer
    - draw on
    - experience
    - first-hand
    - gain
    - get through
    - green
    - hand
    - have
    - lack
    - learned
    - lesson
    - live through
    - mind-blowing
    - miss
    - ordeal
    - previous
    - think back
    - time
    - traumatic
    - trying
    - unforgettable
    - unqualified
    - unrewarding
    - wide
    - worthwhile
    - background
    - experienced
    - familiarity
    - from
    - inexperience
    - inexperienced
    - know
    - substitute
    - weigh
    - work
    * * *
    1. [veteranía] experience;
    tiene mucha experiencia en la reparación de lavadoras he has a lot of experience at repairing washing machines;
    se necesita jefe de mantenimiento con amplia experiencia [en anuncio] wanted: maintenance foreman with extensive experience;
    ¿qué experiencia tiene como jardinero? what experience do you have as a gardener?;
    la experiencia es la madre de la ciencia experience is the mother of wisdom
    experiencia laboral work experience
    2. [vivencia] experience;
    viví una experiencia única I had a unique experience;
    sé por (propia) experiencia que este trabajo implica sacrificio I know from my own experience that this job involves a lot of sacrifices
    3. [experimento] experiment
    * * *
    f experience;
    por experiencia from experience;
    sin experiencia inexperienced
    * * *
    1) : experience
    2) experimento: experiment
    * * *
    experiencia n experience

    Spanish-English dictionary > experiencia

  • 9 fracaso

    m.
    failure.
    un rotundo fracaso an outright failure
    todo fue un fracaso the whole thing was a disaster
    el fracaso escolar educational failure, poor performance at school
    pres.indicat.
    1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: fracasar.
    * * *
    1 failure
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *

    la reforma está condenada al fracaso — the reform is doomed to failure, the reform is destined to fail

    ¡es un fracaso! — he's a disaster!

    * * *
    masculino failure

    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

    * * *
    = flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.
    Ex. And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.
    Ex. DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex. A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex. The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
    Ex. 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
    Ex. Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
    Ex. The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex. The show was a real flake out.
    Ex. The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex. Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
    Ex. It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
    ----
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
    * camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
    * éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
    * fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
    * fracaso escolar = school failure.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * fracaso total = complete failure.
    * fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
    * predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
    * ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
    * significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
    * traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
    * traer fracaso = spell + failure.
    * * *
    masculino failure

    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental — a disappointment in love

    * * *
    = flop, failure, underdog, bust, dog, defeat, fiasco, flake out, goof, write-off [writeoff], foundering, dud.

    Ex: And at worst, if the trip is a flop (it happens!), at least he is glad to get back to work.

    Ex: DBMS systems aim to cope with system failure and generate restart procedures.
    Ex: A chapter each is devoted to the comic hero, comedian, humorist, rogue, trickster, clown, fool, underdog, and simpleton.
    Ex: The article 'El Dorado or bust?' warns that the electronic market is changing.
    Ex: 'On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog -- the digital media has made possible the leveling of the playing field.
    Ex: Indeed, in larger libraries, there are those who regard a referral as tantamount to an admission of defeat.
    Ex: The history of the British Library is presented with particular reference to the political and administrative fiascos that have punctuated its development.
    Ex: The show was a real flake out.
    Ex: The film's supple structure, surprisingly light touch, and bravura performances make it perhaps the most fully formed, half-hearted goof ever.
    Ex: Gareth Jones's film makes a series of misjudgments so damaging that the whole thing is a virtual write-off.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Liberalism in a body bag: the foundering of the Middle East peace process'.
    Ex: It may be tempting the weather gods just to point this out, but this has been a dud of a hurricane season so far.
    * abocado al fracaso = failing, doomed.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * abocado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed from + the beginning.
    * camino seguro al fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed from + the beginning, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the start.
    * condenado al fracaso desde el principio = doomed from + the start, doomed from + the outset, doomed from + the beginning.
    * conseguir éxitos y fracasos = encounter + problems and successes.
    * éxitos o fracasos = successes or failures.
    * éxitos y fracasos = pitfalls and successes, successes and failures.
    * fórmula para el fracaso = blueprint for failure.
    * fracaso bochornoso = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso desde el principio = doomed failure.
    * fracaso escolar = school failure.
    * fracaso lamentable = embarrassing failure.
    * fracaso miserable = miserable failure.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * fracaso total = complete failure.
    * fracaso vergonzoso = embarrassing failure.
    * índice de fracaso escolar = failure rate, dropout rate.
    * obtener éxitos y fracasos = experience + problems and successes.
    * predestinado al fracaso = doomed.
    * predestinado al fracaso desde el comienzo = doomed to + failure from its inception, doomed to + failure, doomed to + failure.
    * ser un fracaso = nothing + come of, prove + a failure.
    * significar fracaso = signify + failure, spell + failure.
    * suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
    * tasa de fracaso escolar = dropout rate, failure rate.
    * traer consigo fracaso = spell + failure.
    * traer fracaso = spell + failure.

    * * *
    1 (acción) failure
    ha sufrido or tenido varios fracasos profesionales she has had several failures in her work
    el proyecto estaba condenado al fracaso the project was destined to fail o doomed to failure
    un fracaso amoroso or sentimental a disappointment in love
    un fracaso rotundo a complete failure
    2 (obra, persona) failure
    su última película fue un fracaso her last movie was a failure o ( colloq) flop, her last movie bombed ( AmE colloq)
    como profesor es un fracaso he's a disaster o failure as a teacher, he's a hopeless teacher
    * * *

     

    Del verbo fracasar: ( conjugate fracasar)

    fracaso es:

    1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

    fracasó es:

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

    Multiple Entries:
    fracasar    
    fracaso
    fracasar ( conjugate fracasar) verbo intransitivo
    to fail
    fracaso sustantivo masculino
    failure
    fracasar verbo intransitivo to fail
    fracaso sustantivo masculino failure: el despegue del cohete fue un fracaso, the rocket lift-off was a failure
    ' fracaso' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    derrota
    - estrepitosa
    - estrepitoso
    - responsabilizar
    - sed
    - sentenciar
    - servir
    - contundente
    - destinado
    - naufragio
    - rotundo
    English:
    bomb
    - defeat
    - dismal
    - failure
    - flop
    - mainly
    - no-win
    - resounding
    - unmitigated
    - unqualified
    - washout
    - break
    - fiasco
    - why
    * * *
    1. [falta de éxito] failure;
    ha sufrido varios fracasos amorosos he has had a number of failed relationships;
    todo fue un fracaso it was a complete failure;
    la película fue un fracaso comercial the movie o Br film was a commercial failure o flop
    fracaso escolar school failure;
    el entorno familiar contribuye al fracaso escolar the family environment is a contributory factor to educational failure
    2. [persona] failure;
    como profesor es un fracaso as a teacher he's a failure, he's useless as a teacher
    * * *
    m failure
    * * *
    fiasco: failure
    * * *
    fracaso n failure

    Spanish-English dictionary > fracaso

  • 10 incompetente

    adj.
    incompetent.
    f. & m.
    incompetent, incompetent person.
    * * *
    1 incompetent
    * * *
    * * *
    adjetivo/masculino y femenino incompetent
    * * *
    = incompetent, inadequate.
    Ex. To point out that this question was answered a great many years ago is, as the lawyers say, ' incompetent, irrelevant, and immaterial'.
    Ex. There are no other library facilities in the immediate area, except for a woefully inadequate public library.
    ----
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].
    * * *
    adjetivo/masculino y femenino incompetent
    * * *
    = incompetent, inadequate.

    Ex: To point out that this question was answered a great many years ago is, as the lawyers say, ' incompetent, irrelevant, and immaterial'.

    Ex: There are no other library facilities in the immediate area, except for a woefully inadequate public library.
    * de un modo incompetente = inefficiently.
    * incompetente social = geek, nerd, nerdy [nerdier -comp., nerdiest -sup.], geeky [geekier -comp., geekiest -sup.].

    * * *
    adj/mf
    incompetent
    * * *

    incompetente adjetivo, masculino y femenino
    incompetent
    incompetente adjetivo & mf incompetent
    ' incompetente' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    calificar
    English:
    bumbling
    - incompetent
    - inefficient
    - unfit
    - unqualified
    - ineffective
    * * *
    incompetent
    * * *
    adj incompetent
    * * *
    incompetente adj & nmf
    : incompetent
    * * *
    incompetente adj incompetent

    Spanish-English dictionary > incompetente

  • 11 incondicional

    adj.
    unconditional.
    f. & m.
    staunch supporter.
    * * *
    1 (rendición) unconditional
    2 (amistad, admiración) unquestioning
    1 staunch supporter
    * * *
    adj.
    * * *
    1. ADJ
    1) (=sin condiciones) [retirada, fianza, amor, garantía] unconditional; [fe] complete, unquestioning; [apoyo] wholehearted, unconditional; [afirmación] unqualified; [partidario] staunch, stalwart
    2) LAm pey servile, fawning
    2. SMF
    1) (=partidario) stalwart, staunch supporter
    2) pey (=intransigente) diehard, hardliner
    3) LAm yes man *
    * * *
    I
    a) < apoyo> unconditional, wholehearted; < obediencia> absolute; <aliado/admirador> staunch

    un amigo incondicionala true o loyal friend

    b) < rendición> unconditional
    II
    masculino y femenino committed supporter, stalwart
    * * *
    = stalwart, unqualified, wholehearted [whole-hearted], unconditional, staunch [stanch, -USA], loyal (to), diehard, unreserved.
    Ex. She went on to quote Jast, that stalwart defender of public libraries against all comers, who said, 'The librarian and teacher have almost opposite basic aims, the one deals with the literature, the other with the person'.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex. In relating to client, therefore, there are fundamental conditions that need expression: unconditional positive regard from others and self-regard and valuing from the client.
    Ex. This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex. He was said to be 100% loyal to the library and perfectly satisfied with his position.
    Ex. Clinton diehards remain unreconciled to Obama.
    Ex. It is also important that we all give them our unreserved support.
    ----
    * amor incondicional = unconditional love.
    * defensor incodicional = stalwart.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * hincha incondicional = loyal fan.
    * incondicionales, los = faithful, the.
    * partidario incondicional = stalwart.
    * * *
    I
    a) < apoyo> unconditional, wholehearted; < obediencia> absolute; <aliado/admirador> staunch

    un amigo incondicionala true o loyal friend

    b) < rendición> unconditional
    II
    masculino y femenino committed supporter, stalwart
    * * *
    = stalwart, unqualified, wholehearted [whole-hearted], unconditional, staunch [stanch, -USA], loyal (to), diehard, unreserved.

    Ex: She went on to quote Jast, that stalwart defender of public libraries against all comers, who said, 'The librarian and teacher have almost opposite basic aims, the one deals with the literature, the other with the person'.

    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex: In relating to client, therefore, there are fundamental conditions that need expression: unconditional positive regard from others and self-regard and valuing from the client.
    Ex: This article reviews the work of Professor Kaula, the staunch crusader of librarianship in India.
    Ex: He was said to be 100% loyal to the library and perfectly satisfied with his position.
    Ex: Clinton diehards remain unreconciled to Obama.
    Ex: It is also important that we all give them our unreserved support.
    * amor incondicional = unconditional love.
    * defensor incodicional = stalwart.
    * grupo de incondicionales, el = hard core, the.
    * grupo incondicional, el = hard core, the.
    * hincha incondicional = loyal fan.
    * incondicionales, los = faithful, the.
    * partidario incondicional = stalwart.

    * * *
    1 ‹apoyo› unconditional, wholehearted; ‹obediencia› absolute
    un amigo incondicional a true o staunch friend
    2 ‹rendición› unconditional
    committed supporter, stalwart
    * * *

    incondicional adjetivo

    obediencia absolute;
    aliado/admirador staunch;
    amigo true, loyal

    incondicional
    I adj (amistad, rendición) unconditional
    (respaldo) wholehearted
    (amigo) faithful
    (simpatizante, defensor) staunch: es un corrupto, pero tiene admiradores incondicionales, he's corrupt but she's got some staunch admirers
    II sustantivo masculino staunch supporter: una película para incondicionales del cine negro, a must for film noir enthusiasts
    ' incondicional' also found in these entries:
    English:
    blind
    - hard-core
    - hilt
    - implicit
    - stalwart
    - staunch
    - unconditional
    - unqualified
    - unquestioning
    - unreserved
    - wholehearted
    - wool
    - absolute
    - whole
    * * *
    adj
    1. [rendición, perdón] unconditional;
    [ayuda] wholehearted
    2. [seguidor] staunch
    nmf
    staunch supporter
    * * *
    I adj unconditional
    II m/f staunch supporter, stalwart
    * * *
    : unconditional

    Spanish-English dictionary > incondicional

  • 12 matiz

    m.
    1 shade.
    2 subtle difference (diferencia).
    sin matices unqualified, unconditional (apoyo)
    3 nuance, overtone, connotation.
    * * *
    (pl matices)
    1 (color) shade, tint
    2 (variación) nuance
    3 (rasgo) hint
    * * *
    noun m.
    1) hue
    * * *
    SM
    1) [de color] shade
    2) [de sentido] shade, nuance; (=ironía) touch
    * * *
    a) ( de color) shade, hue, nuance
    b) (de palabra, frase) nuance, shade of meaning

    se diferencian en algunos maticesthere are some subtle o slight differences between them

    tiene un cierto matiz peyorativoit has a slightly pejorative nuance o has slightly pejorative connotations

    c) ( de ironía) touch, hint
    * * *
    = inflection, nuance, overtone, colour [color, -USA], shading, undertone, tint, sidenote [side-note], tinge, twist.
    Ex. The correct inflection of meaning should be conveyed by the way in which the words are used in the title.
    Ex. Their appreciation of the nuances of good abstracting style or appropriate indexing terminology may be lacking.
    Ex. Those materials they describe as ephemera must be collected and despite the derogatory overtones of the descriptor, carefully organized.
    Ex. This is why we quite often find that literary uses of language deliberately explode dictionary definitions, and by the particular way a particular author uses words, selects and orders them, they take on a highly personal color we call style.
    Ex. The darkest and the lightest shading took the shortest amount of time, the medium shading the longest.
    Ex. Speakers covered the history of the campaign to alert parents to racist undertones in children's books.
    Ex. The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.
    Ex. The odour impression was a very pleasant spearmint, with green, floral, fruity, and spicy sidenotes.
    Ex. This crass suggestion carries with it more than a tinge of suburban elitism.
    Ex. Given such a narrow area in which to write it would be argued that the miracle is how so many authors can continue to find new twists to such a restricted basic theme.
    ----
    * adoptar un matiz = take on + colour.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * matiz de significado = shade of meaning.
    * * *
    a) ( de color) shade, hue, nuance
    b) (de palabra, frase) nuance, shade of meaning

    se diferencian en algunos maticesthere are some subtle o slight differences between them

    tiene un cierto matiz peyorativoit has a slightly pejorative nuance o has slightly pejorative connotations

    c) ( de ironía) touch, hint
    * * *
    = inflection, nuance, overtone, colour [color, -USA], shading, undertone, tint, sidenote [side-note], tinge, twist.

    Ex: The correct inflection of meaning should be conveyed by the way in which the words are used in the title.

    Ex: Their appreciation of the nuances of good abstracting style or appropriate indexing terminology may be lacking.
    Ex: Those materials they describe as ephemera must be collected and despite the derogatory overtones of the descriptor, carefully organized.
    Ex: This is why we quite often find that literary uses of language deliberately explode dictionary definitions, and by the particular way a particular author uses words, selects and orders them, they take on a highly personal color we call style.
    Ex: The darkest and the lightest shading took the shortest amount of time, the medium shading the longest.
    Ex: Speakers covered the history of the campaign to alert parents to racist undertones in children's books.
    Ex: The lighting is good but made unharmonious by the use of colour tints.
    Ex: The odour impression was a very pleasant spearmint, with green, floral, fruity, and spicy sidenotes.
    Ex: This crass suggestion carries with it more than a tinge of suburban elitism.
    Ex: Given such a narrow area in which to write it would be argued that the miracle is how so many authors can continue to find new twists to such a restricted basic theme.
    * adoptar un matiz = take on + colour.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * matiz de significado = shade of meaning.

    * * *
    1
    (rasgo): la palabra tiene matices que no se pueden traducir the word has nuances that are impossible to translate
    se diferencian en algunos matices there are some subtle o slight differences in meaning
    tiene un cierto matiz peyorativo it has a slightly pejorative nuance o has slightly pejorative connotations
    una protesta con matices políticos a protest with political overtones
    le da un matiz irónico a la afirmación it gives the statement a touch of irony
    2 (de color) shade, hue, nuance
    * * *

     

    matiz sustantivo masculino

    b) (de palabra, frase) nuance, shade of meaning;



    matiz sustantivo masculino
    1 (de color) shade
    2 (de intención) shade of meaning, nuance: había un matiz despectivo en sus palabras, there was a note of contempt in her words
    ' matiz' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aspecto
    - tinte
    - toque
    - captar
    English:
    get
    - hue
    - nuance
    - overtone
    - shade
    - tinge
    - tint
    - want
    - hint
    * * *
    matiz nm
    1. [de color] shade
    2. [rasgo]
    una revolución con matiz anarquista a revolution with anarchist characteristics;
    un conflicto que ha adquirido matices de guerra abierta a conflict which is beginning to look like open warfare;
    sus palabras tienen un matiz irónico his words are tinged with irony
    3. [diferencia] subtle difference;
    se parecen en mucho, con algunos matices importantes they are very similar, although they have a few important if subtle differences;
    expresó su apoyo sin matices a la intervención militar he expressed his unqualified o unconditional support for military intervention
    * * *
    m
    1 de ironía touch
    2 de color shade
    * * *
    matiz nm, pl matices
    1) : hue, shade
    2) : nuance
    * * *
    matiz n (de color) shade

    Spanish-English dictionary > matiz

  • 13 matizar

    v.
    1 to clarify, to explain.
    2 to tinge.
    Su emoción matizó su voz Her emotion tinged her voice.
    3 to blend (art).
    4 to shade, to blend, to hue.
    María matiza la pintura Mary shades the paint.
    * * *
    1 ARTE (colores) to blend
    2 (sonido) to modulate
    3 (añadir un matiz) to tinge (de, with)
    4 (añadir) to add (by way of clarification)
    el presidente madridista matizó que... the Madrid chairman added that...
    5 (aclarar) to qualify, clarify
    el portavoz del gobierno matizó posteriormente las declaraciones del ministro a government spokesman later clarified the minister's statements
    6 (revisar) to revise
    * * *
    VT
    1) (Arte) to blend; [+ tono] to vary, introduce some variety into; [+ contraste, intensidad de colores] to tone down
    2) (=teñir) to tinge, tint (de with)
    3) (=aclarar) to qualify

    matizar que... — to explain that..., point out that...

    el ministro defendió su postura, aunque matizó que... — the minister defended his position, although he explained o pointed out that...

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) < colores> to blend
    2)
    a) (concretar, puntualizar) to qualify, clarify

    un discurso matizado de or con ironía — a speech tinged with irony

    c) ( variar) <relato/charla>
    d) ( suavizar) <voz/palabras> to tone down
    2.

    aquí habría que matizar diciendo que... — here you'd have to qualify it by saying...

    * * *
    = qualify, qualify, refine, temper, tinge.
    Ex. Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.
    Ex. Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.
    Ex. The flush of success with AACR1 gave the code compilers and cataloguers the confidence to criticise the new code with the object of further refining it.
    Ex. This advantage must be tempered by the fact that the standard centrally produced record may not always be consistent with local requirements.
    Ex. But the relief was tinged with apprehension that the new housing would lead to slums and crime, as some opponents have long feared.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) < colores> to blend
    2)
    a) (concretar, puntualizar) to qualify, clarify

    un discurso matizado de or con ironía — a speech tinged with irony

    c) ( variar) <relato/charla>
    d) ( suavizar) <voz/palabras> to tone down
    2.

    aquí habría que matizar diciendo que... — here you'd have to qualify it by saying...

    * * *
    = qualify, qualify, refine, temper, tinge.

    Ex: Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.

    Ex: Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply.
    Ex: The flush of success with AACR1 gave the code compilers and cataloguers the confidence to criticise the new code with the object of further refining it.
    Ex: This advantage must be tempered by the fact that the standard centrally produced record may not always be consistent with local requirements.
    Ex: But the relief was tinged with apprehension that the new housing would lead to slums and crime, as some opponents have long feared.

    * * *
    matizar [A4 ]
    vt
    1 ‹afirmación/intervención› to qualify
    quisiera matizar lo que dije antes I'd like to qualify what I said earlier
    necesitas matizar algunos aspectos you need to deal with certain points in greater detail
    se mostró satisfecho con la propuesta, pero matizó que … he was satisfied with the proposal, but pointed out o explained that …
    un discurso matizado de or con ironía a speech tinged with irony
    2 ‹colores› to blend
    ■ matizar
    vi
    aquí habría que matizar diciendo que … here you'd have to qualify it by saying …
    ( Ven fam) to enjoy
    ¡matízate ese mural! get that mural! (sl), wow, look at that mural! ( colloq)
    * * *

    matizar ( conjugate matizar) verbo transitivo
    1 colores to blend
    2 (concretar, puntualizar) to qualify, clarify
    matizar verbo transitivo
    1 fig (precisar) to clarify
    2 Arte to blend, harmonize
    3 fig (palabras, discurso) to tinge
    ' matizar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    qualify
    * * *
    1. [mezclar] [colores] to blend
    2. [teñir] to tinge;
    matizó de sarcasmo su discurso his speech was tinged with sarcasm
    3. [puntualizar] to clarify, to explain;
    quisiera matizar unos aspectos de mi propuesta I'd like to clarify a few points in my proposal, I'd like to explain a few points in my proposal in more detail;
    matizó que no todo habían sido éxitos he pointed out that it hadn't been an unqualified success story;
    “acataré la ley”, matizó, “aunque no esté de acuerdo con ella” “I shall obey the law,” he explained, “even though I don't agree with it”
    * * *
    v/t comentarios qualify
    * * *
    matizar {21} vt
    1) : to tinge, to tint (colors)
    2) : to vary, to modulate (sounds)
    3) : to qualify (statements)

    Spanish-English dictionary > matizar

  • 14 no cualificado

    adj.
    unqualified, unskilled, untrained.
    * * *
    (adj.) = unskilled
    Ex. Luckham and his co-workers found in 1964 that less than one in ten of the library users were skilled, semi-skilled, or unskilled manual workers.
    * * *
    (adj.) = unskilled

    Ex: Luckham and his co-workers found in 1964 that less than one in ten of the library users were skilled, semi-skilled, or unskilled manual workers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > no cualificado

  • 15 personal equivalente a tiempo completo

    Ex. 18% of full-time equivalent (FTE) staff occupying posts for trained librarians and information scientists are unqualified.
    * * *

    Ex: 18% of full-time equivalent (FTE) staff occupying posts for trained librarians and information scientists are unqualified.

    Spanish-English dictionary > personal equivalente a tiempo completo

  • 16 postulador

    m.
    1 member of a chapter who votes for an unqualified prelate.
    2 postulator.
    * * *
    * * *
    = framer, expositor.
    Ex. It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.
    Ex. Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.
    * * *
    = framer, expositor.

    Ex: It is the great expense and difficulty involved in changing a record which has proven an anathema to the framers of cataloging codes, and created a schism of interests between technical and public service librarians.

    Ex: Reference work has been ill-served in the past by its expositors and theoreticians: its extensive literature of several hundred papers and books is swollen by a mass of the transient and the trivial.

    Spanish-English dictionary > postulador

  • 17 reserva2

    2 = hold, reservation, reserve, set-aside, title hold, booking, slack, cushion, standby [stand-by], deposit, collection.
    Ex. If holds have been placed on the title, an 'X' appears in the hold column.
    Ex. This system incorporates all the usual functions associated with the issue, return and reservation of library materials.
    Ex. This is sometimes called a ' reserve' because the document is reserved for a borrower when it becomes available.
    Ex. Even sympathetic librarians may not have the political clout to force their local government to mandate minority business set-asides.
    Ex. If there is a title hold on the copy, an error message is displayed and the master number is not changed.
    Ex. Film and other media bookings can be handled by one or two programs which are available for microcomputers.
    Ex. Therefore, there must be some slack in the system to absorb the additional I & R services or the service must be reduced in other areas.
    Ex. Libraries ordinarily have only a small staff ' cushion' to provide for sickness, vacation, and compensatory days off.
    Ex. Standbys and understudies rarely get the job when a star needs to be replaced long-term, and Calaway and Patterson know how lucky they are to have beaten the odds.
    Ex. Accommodation deposit will be refunded minus $25 handling fee.
    Ex. While there are a profusion of techniques in existence to gain access to the collections, there is no uniform system.
    ----
    * acumulación de reservas = stockpile, accumulation of stockpiles, stockpiling.
    * acumular reservas = stockpile.
    * admitir un número de reservas mayor a las plazas existentes = overbook.
    * colocar Algo en reserva = place + Nombre + in reserve, place + Nombre + on reserve, place + Nombre + on hold.
    * depósito de reserva = local reserve store, reserve store.
    * de reserva = standby [stand-by].
    * descuento por reserva anticipada = early booking discount.
    * ejército de reserva = reserve army.
    * en estado de reserva = on standby.
    * en reserva = on hold.
    * estantería de reserva = hold shelf.
    * fondo de reserva = reserve fund.
    * guardar en reserva = keep in + reserve, hold in + reserve.
    * hacer una reserva = make + reservation.
    * hoja de reserva = hold slip, booking form.
    * impreso de reserva = booking form.
    * lista de reserva = hold list.
    * mantener en reserva = keep on + reserve, keep in + reserve.
    * material de reserva = reserve stock.
    * que no admite reserva = unreserved.
    * reserva de billetes de avión = airline reservation.
    * reserva de hotel = hotel reservation.
    * reserva de libro = book reservation.
    * reserva de libros = reserve book room.
    * reserva de multimedia = media booking.
    * reserva de películas = film booking.
    * reserva de puestos de lectura = seat reservation.
    * reserva disponible = hold available.
    * reservas = stockpile.
    * satisfacer una petición de reserva = satisfy + hold request.
    * satisfacer una reserva = satisfy + hold.
    * sin reserva = unreserved.
    * sin reservas = forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged.
    * sistema de reservas = booking system.
    * solicitud de reserva = reservation form.
    * tener en reserva = hold in + reserve.
    * vino de reserva = mature wine.

    Spanish-English dictionary > reserva2

  • 18 rotundo

    adj.
    categorical, final, absolute, emphatic.
    * * *
    1 (redondo) round
    2 figurado (frase) well-turned; (éxito) resounding
    3 (negativa) flat, categorical; (afirmación) categorical, emphatic
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=terminante) [negativa] flat; [victoria] clear, convincing

    me dio un "sí" rotundo — he gave me an emphatic "yes"

    2) (=redondo) round
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < respuesta> categorical, emphatic; < negativa> categorical

    me contestó con un `no' rotundo — his answer was an emphatic `no'

    b) < éxito> resounding
    c) <párrafo/lenguaje> polished
    * * *
    = uncompromising, steadfast, forthright, blunt, uncompromised, resounding, unequivocal, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex. The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex. The Gazette advocated uncompromised racial equality and viewed the migration as a weapon against oppression.
    Ex. The answer was a resounding yes.
    Ex. The exhaustive and unequivocal definition of the nature and types of material qualifying to be described as ephemera could probably form the basis of a learned dissertation.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    ----
    * éxito rotundo = resounding success, award-winning success.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * no rotundo = flat "no".
    * tener un éxito roturno = take + Nombre + by storm.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) < respuesta> categorical, emphatic; < negativa> categorical

    me contestó con un `no' rotundo — his answer was an emphatic `no'

    b) < éxito> resounding
    c) <párrafo/lenguaje> polished
    * * *
    = uncompromising, steadfast, forthright, blunt, uncompromised, resounding, unequivocal, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged.

    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.

    Ex: He does admit, however, that 'this power is unusual, it is a gift which must be cultivated, an accomplishment which can only be acquired by vigorous and steadfast concentration'.
    Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex: The author discusses the range of enquiries he deals with, the sources of information he uses, and the blunt attitude with which he deals with many enquirers.
    Ex: The Gazette advocated uncompromised racial equality and viewed the migration as a weapon against oppression.
    Ex: The answer was a resounding yes.
    Ex: The exhaustive and unequivocal definition of the nature and types of material qualifying to be described as ephemera could probably form the basis of a learned dissertation.
    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    * éxito rotundo = resounding success, award-winning success.
    * fracaso rotundo = resounding failure, complete failure.
    * no rotundo = flat "no".
    * tener un éxito roturno = take + Nombre + by storm.

    * * *
    rotundo -da
    1 ‹respuesta› categorical, emphatic; ‹negativa› categorical
    me contestó con un `no' rotundo his answer was a categorical o an emphatic `no'
    2 ‹éxito› resounding ( before n)
    3 ‹párrafo/lenguaje› polished
    * * *

    rotundo
    ◊ -da adjetivo


    negativa categorical, outright ( before n);
    me contestó con un `no' rotundo his answer was an emphatic `no'

    b)éxito/fracaso resounding

    rotundo,-a adjetivo
    1 emphatic, categorical
    éxito rotundo, resounding success
    2 (una voz, un lenguaje) expressive, well-rounded
    ' rotundo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    rotunda
    English:
    flat
    - no
    - outright
    - point-blank
    - resounding
    - rotund
    - straight
    - vigorous
    - blank
    - blunt
    - categorical
    - total
    - unqualified
    * * *
    rotundo, -a adj
    1. [negativa, persona] categorical
    2. [lenguaje, estilo] emphatic, forceful
    3. [completo] total;
    un rotundo fracaso a total o complete failure;
    tuvo un rotundo éxito it enjoyed a resounding success, it was hugely successful
    4. [cuerpo] rotund;
    una mujer de formas rotundas a curvaceous woman
    * * *
    adj fig
    categorical
    * * *
    rotundo, -da adj
    1) redondo: round
    2) : categorical, absolute
    un éxito rotundo: a resounding success
    rotundamente adv

    Spanish-English dictionary > rotundo

  • 19 sin

    prep.
    without.
    buscan gente sin experiencia previa they are looking for people with no o without previous experience
    sin alcohol alcohol-free
    ha escrito cinco libros sin (contar) las novelas he has written five books, not counting his novels
    está sin hacer it hasn't been done yet
    estamos sin vino we're out of wine
    muchos se quedaron sin casa a lot of people were left homeless, a lot of people lost their homes
    lleva tres noches sin dormir she hasn't slept for three nights
    sin que without
    sin que nadie se enterara without anyone noticing
    sin más (ni más) just like that
    m.
    INS, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) without
    2 (además de) not counting
    \
    estar sin algo to be out of something
    estar sin + inf not to have been + past participle
    quedarse sin algo to run out of something
    seguir sin to still not
    sin casar unmarried
    sin lo cual otherwise
    sin más ni más without further ado
    sin que + subjuntivo without + - ing
    sin querer accidentally, by mistake
    sin vergüenza shameless
    * * *
    prep.
    * * *
    1. PREP
    1) [seguido de sustantivo, pronombre] without

    ¿puedes abrirla sin llave? — can you open it without a key?

    llevamos diez meses sin noticias — it's been ten months since we've had any news, we've been ten months without news

    parejas jóvenes, sin hijos — young couples with no children

    cerveza sin alcohol — alcohol-free beer, non-alcoholic beer

    estar sin algo, estuvimos varias horas sin luz — we had no electricity for several hours

    quedarse sin algo — (=terminarse) to run out of sth; (=perder) to lose sth

    sin papeles SMF illegal immigrant

    2) (=no incluyendo) not including, excluding

    ese es el precio de la bañera sin los grifos — that is the price of the bath, excluding o not including the taps

    cuesta 550 euros, sin IVA — it costs 550 euros, exclusive of VAT o not including VAT

    3) + infin
    a) [indicando acción]

    nos despedimos, no sin antes recordarles que... — (TV) before saying goodnight we'd like to remind you that...

    no me gusta estar sin hacer nada — I don't like having nothing to do, I don't like doing nothing

    b) [indicando continuidad]

    llevan mucho tiempo sin hablarse — they haven't spoken to each other for a long time

    seguir sin, las camas seguían sin hacer — the beds still hadn't been made

    c) [tras sustantivo pasivo]
    4)

    sin que+ subjun without

    sin que él lo sepa — without him knowing, without his knowing

    2.
    SF (=cerveza sin alcohol) alcohol-free beer
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *
    Ex. Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.
    ----
    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + 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 any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * 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 dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * 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 embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * 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 lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.
    * * *

    cerveza sin alcohol — non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer

    una pareja sin hijos — a couple with no children, a childless couple

    2)
    a)

    sin + inf — ( con significado activo) without -ing

    b)

    sin + inf — ( con significado pasivo)

    3)

    sin que + subj: no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited; quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta — get it off him without his o without him noticing

    * * *

    Ex: Without AACR is doubtful whether computerised cataloguing would have been implemented so relatively painlessly and successfully = Sin las RCAA es dudoso que la catalogación automatizada se hubiera implementado tan fácilmente y con tanto éxito, relativamente hablando.

    * abogado sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * acercarse sin ser visto = sidle up to.
    * afable pero sin sinceridad = suave.
    * agua sin gas = still water.
    * andar sin prisa = mosey.
    * arreglárselas sin = live without, get along without.
    * aunque sin ningún resultado = but (all) to no avail.
    * barato pero sin avergonzarse de ello = cheap and cheerful.
    * biblioteca sin muros = library without walls.
    * biblioteca sin paredes = library without walls.
    * bordado sin consido = needlepoint lace.
    * callejón sin salida = blind alley, catch 22, cul-de-sac, dead end, impasse.
    * camino sin rumbo = the road to nowhere.
    * casi sin previo aviso = without much notice.
    * coche sin caballos = horseless carriage automobile, horseless carriage.
    * colocado sin escalón entre pieza y pieza = edge-flush.
    * continuar sin detenerse = go straight ahead.
    * conversación sin trascendencia = small-talk.
    * decir rápidamente sin parar = rattle off.
    * dejar a Alguien sin aliento = leave + Nombre + breathless.
    * dejar sin cambiar = leave + unchanged.
    * dejar sin hacer = leave + undone.
    * dejar sin referente a una referencia anafórica = dangle + anaphoric reference.
    * dejar sin tocar = leave + Nombre + alone.
    * dejar sin trabajo = put + Nombre + out of work.
    * demanda sin variaciones = inelastic demand.
    * demostrar sin lugar a dudas = prove + conclusively.
    * demostrar sin ninguna duda = demonstrate + beyond any doubt, prove + 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 any doubt.
    * desarrollarse sin problemas = go + smoothly.
    * estar sin vivir = be worried sick.
    * evaluación sin intervención del examinador = unobtrusive testing.
    * hablando sin rodeos = crudely put.
    * hablar sin parar = burble on.
    * hablar sin ser entendido = speak in + tongues.
    * hacerlo sin la ayuda de nadie = do + it + on + Posesivo + own.
    * homicidio sin premeditación = manslaughter.
    * ir a un Sitio sin prisa = mosey.
    * lanzarse sin ton ni son = dive + head-first.
    * más largo que un día sin pan = as long as (my/your) arm.
    * medicamento sin receta médica = over the counter medicine.
    * método de la media sin ponderar = unweighted means method.
    * nación sin estado = stateless nation.
    * noche sin poder dormir = sleepless night.
    * no hay dos sin tres = things + come in threes.
    * no miel sin hiel = no pain, no gain.
    * no sin fundamento = not without basis.
    * oficina sin papel = paperless office.
    * papel sin acidez = acid-free paper.
    * pasar desadvertido, pasar sin ser visto = sneak under + the radar.
    * pasar sin = live without, live without.
    * pasar sin ser visto = go + unnoticed.
    * película sin fin = filmloop [film loop/film-loop].
    * permanecer sin cambios = remain + unchanged.
    * permanecer sin especificar = remain + undefined.
    * pero sin conseguirlo = but no dice.
    * pero sin suerte = but no dice.
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * político sin escrúpulos = shyster.
    * pozo sin fondo = bottomless pit.
    * pregunta sin respuesta = unanswerable question.
    * publicación sin papel = paperless publishing.
    * quedarse sin aliento = run out of + breath.
    * quedarse sin habla = stun into + speechlessness.
    * quedarse sin negocio = go out of + business.
    * quedarse sin palabras = stun into + speechlessness.
    * rechazar sin más = dismiss + out of hand.
    * referencia anafórica sin referente = dangling anaphoric reference.
    * rima sin sentido = nonsense, nonsense verse.
    * salir sin ser visto = slip out.
    * sin abrir = unopened.
    * sin abrirse = unfolded.
    * sin abrochar = undone.
    * sin acabar = unfinished.
    * sin acentuar = unaccented.
    * sin acontecimientos que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin adornos = unadorned, unvarnished.
    * sin afectar = unaffected.
    * sin afeitar = unshaven.
    * sin afeitar desde hace varios días = stubbly [stubblier -comp., stubbliest -sup.].
    * sin afiliación a un partido político = non-partisan [nonpartisan].
    * sin afiliación religiosa = non-sectarian [nonsectarian].
    * sin agua = waterless.
    * sin aguja = needleless.
    * sin ajustar = unadjusted, loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin alcohol = alcoholfree.
    * sin aliento = breathlessly, breathless.
    * sin alinear = unjustified.
    * sin alterar = unaltered, unmodified.
    * sin ambigüedad = unambiguous.
    * sin amor = loveless.
    * sin analizar = unexamined, unanalysed.
    * sin ánimo = despondently.
    * sin ánimo de lucro = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making, not-for-profit, generously.
    * sin apenas ser oído = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin apoyo = unsupported.
    * sin apretar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin árboles = treeless.
    * sin arreglo = beyond repair.
    * sin arrepentimiento = no-looking-back.
    * sin asignar = unallocated.
    * sin asignar todavía = unassigned.
    * sin asimilar = undigested.
    * sin atajar = unconfronted.
    * sin atractivo = unattractive.
    * sin atrasos = paid-up, in good standing.
    * sin autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], unlicensed.
    * sin avergonzarse = unashamed.
    * sin avisar = unannounced, out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin aviso previo = without warning.
    * sin ayuda = unaided, unassisted.
    * sin ayuda de nadie = all by + Reflexivo, by + Reflexivo.
    * sin barba = beardless.
    * sin barnizar = unvarnished.
    * sin base = unsupported, ill-founded.
    * sin blanca = broke, skint.
    * sin blanquear = unbleached.
    * sin blindar = unshielded.
    * sin bombo(s) ni platillo(s) = without much ado.
    * sin brillo = dull, tarnished.
    * sin cabeza = headless, decapitated.
    * sin cables = wireless.
    * sin cafeina = decaffeinated.
    * sin calorías = calorieless.
    * sin cambio = inviolate.
    * sin cambios = monotone, stable, undisturbed, unchanged, unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin cancelar = uncancelled.
    * sin canjear = unredeemed.
    * sin cansancio = indefatigably.
    * sin capacidad de discernimiento = undiscriminating.
    * sin cara = faceless.
    * sin carácter = boneless, spineless.
    * sin carne = meatless.
    * sin castigo = impunitive, unpunished.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * sin causa alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin causa aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin causa justificada = without justified reason.
    * sin causar daño = harmlessly.
    * sin ceremonias = unceremonious, unceremoniously.
    * sin cerrar con llave = unlocked.
    * sin certeza de cobrar = on spec.
    * sin cesar = steadily.
    * sin clases sociales = classless.
    * sin clavos = studless.
    * sin clemencia = mercilessly.
    * sin cobrar = free of charge, unredeemed, uncollected.
    * sin cohesión = scrappily, scrappy [scrappier -comp., scrappiest -sup.], bitty [bittier -comp., bittiest -sup.].
    * sin cohibiciones = unselfconsciously.
    * sin cola = ecaudate.
    * sin columnas = single-column.
    * sin comentar = unannotated.
    * sin comerlo ni beberlo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin comérselo ni bebérselo = without having anything to do with it.
    * sin compasión = mercilessly.
    * sin complicaciones = smoothly, boilerplate [boiler plate], uncomplicated, straightforward, uncomplicatedly, hassle-free.
    * sin comprimir = uncompressed.
    * sin comprobar = untested.
    * sin compromiso = without obligation, fancy-free.
    * sin compromisos = with no strings attached.
    * sin concluir = unfinished.
    * sin concretar = to be decided.
    * sin condiciones = unconditionally.
    * sin condiciones especiales = with no strings attached.
    * sin confirmar = unconfirmed, unsubstantiated, unvalidated, to be confirmed.
    * sin conocer = ignorant of.
    * sin conocimiento = unconscious.
    * sin conocimiento de causa = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anteriormente = stateless.
    * sin conservar información sobre las consultas realizadas anterior = stateless.
    * sin constancia de ello = unrecorded.
    * sin consumir = nonconsumptive.
    * sin contacto = non-contact.
    * sin contaminar = untainted, uncontaminated.
    * sin contar = not including, excluding.
    * sin contar con = in the absence of.
    * sin contenido = contentless, trivial.
    * sin contratiempos = smoothly.
    * sin control = uncontrolled.
    * sin controlar = unsupervised.
    * sin convicción = doubtfully, lamely.
    * sin coordinación = uncoordinated [unco-ordinated].
    * sin corregir = unamended, uncorrected, unrevised.
    * sin correlacionar = uncorrelated.
    * sin corroborar = unsubstantiated.
    * sin cortapisas = untrammelled.
    * sin cortar = uncut.
    * sin coscarse = without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin costas = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin coste alguno = at no personal cost, at no cost, without cost, costless, without charge, free of charge, free of cost, cost free, for free, at no charge.
    * sin costo adicional alguno = at no extra charge, at no extra cost, at no extra charge.
    * sin costuras = seamless.
    * sin crecimiento = non-growth.
    * sin créditos = non-credit.
    * sin criterio alguno = indiscriminate, indiscriminately.
    * sin cuajar = runny [runnier -comp., runniest -sup.].
    * sin cuantificar = unmeasured.
    * sin cubrir = unfilled.
    * sin cuestionarlo = uncritically.
    * sin cultura = uncultured.
    * sin daños = undamaged.
    * sin dar basto = left, right and centre.
    * sin darle importancia = airily.
    * sin darme cuenta = before I know what's happened.
    * sin darnos cuenta = out of sight.
    * sin darse cuenta = inadvertently, unwittingly, unknowingly, without realising, without noticing, unconsciously.
    * sin debatir = undiscussed.
    * sin decir nada = dumbly.
    * sin decir ni mú = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir ni pío = as quiet as a mouse.
    * sin decir una palabra = without saying a word.
    * sin defecto = untainted, unblemished.
    * sin dejar huella = into thin air.
    * sin dejar nada fuera = the works!.
    * sin dejar rastro = into thin air.
    * sin dejarse amedrentar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse amilanar por = undaunted by.
    * sin dejarse desanimar = undaunted.
    * sin dejarse intimidar por = undaunted by.
    * sin delimitar = unmapped.
    * sin demora = on the spot, straight away, without delay, at short notice, promptly, right away, at once.
    * sin demorarse un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin demoras = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin desarrollar = undeveloped.
    * sin descansar = without (a) rest.
    * sin descanso = relentlessly, restlessly, breathlessly, unabated, without a break, without (a) rest, day in and day out, without respite.
    * sin descanso, sin un descanso, sin parar, sin descansar, sin interrupción = without a break.
    * sin descubrir = undiscovered.
    * sin descuento = undiscounted.
    * sin desdoblarse = unfolded.
    * sin desearlo = unwantedly.
    * sin desgastar = unworn.
    * sin desperdiciar un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin determinación de culpabilidad = no-fault.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * sin detonar = unexploded.
    * sin deudas = debt free.
    * sin dientes = toothless.
    * sin diferencias = undifferentiated.
    * sin dificultad = without difficulty.
    * sin dificultad alguna = without a hitch.
    * sin diluir = undiluted.
    * sin dinero = impecunious.
    * sin dinero en metálico = cashless.
    * sin discapacidad = able-bodied.
    * sin discapacidades = able-bodied.
    * sin disciplina = undisciplined, ill-disciplined.
    * sin discriminar = indiscriminate, on equal terms.
    * sin discutir = no arguments!, undiscussed.
    * sin disminuir = non-decreasing, unabated.
    * sin disolver = undiluted.
    * sin disponer de = in the absence of.
    * sin división espacial = spatially unstructured.
    * sin doblarse = unfolded.
    * sin documentar = undocumented.
    * sin dolor = painless.
    * sin domicilio fijo = of no fixed abode.
    * sin drenar = undrained.
    * 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 dudar = without a doubt.
    * sin dudarlo = without hesitation.
    * sin editar = unedited.
    * 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 embargo = however, nevertheless, still, yet, that being said, all this said.
    * sin emitir humo = smokeless.
    * sin empleo = jobless.
    * sin encuadernar = unbound.
    * sin energía = lethargic.
    * sin engorros = hassle-free.
    * sin entallar = loosely hanging, baggy [baggier -comp., baggiest -sup.], saggy [saggier -comp., saggiest -sup.].
    * sin enterrar = unburied.
    * sin entusiasmo = half-hearted [halfhearted].
    * sin envolver = unwrapped.
    * sin errores = error-free.
    * sin escatimar = without stint, unstintingly.
    * sin escenificar = unproduced.
    * sin escrúpulos = unscrupulous, unconscionable, without scruples, unprincipled.
    * sin escurrir = undrained.
    * sin esfuerzo = effortless, effortlessly.
    * sin esfuerzo alguno = effortlessly.
    * sin especializar = non-specialised.
    * sin especificar = unspecified.
    * sin esperanza = hopeless, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * sin esperarlo = out of the blue, like a bolt out of the blue, like a bolt from the blue.
    * sin espinas = boneless.
    * sin estar obstaculizado por = untrammelled by.
    * sin estilo = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin estructura = unstructured.
    * sin estudios = ill-educated.
    * sin evaluar = unevaluated.
    * sin examinar = unexamined.
    * sin exceder el presupuesto = budgetable.
    * sin excepción = without exception, without fail.
    * sin excesivo rigor = loosely.
    * sin excusa justificada = unexcused.
    * sin existencias = out-of-stock.
    * sin éxito = unsuccessful.
    * sin experiencia = inexperience, callow [callower -comp., callowest -sup.].
    * sin explicar = unexplained.
    * sin explorar = unexplored.
    * sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
    * sin extras = no-frills.
    * sin fallar = without fail.
    * sin fallos = flawlessly.
    * sin falta = without fail.
    * sin fecha = undated.
    * sin fechar = undated.
    * sin fianza = without bail.
    * sin fin = never-finishing, never-ending, bottomless, interminably, unending.
    * sin finalidad = purposeless.
    * sin financiación = unfunded.
    * sin fines lucrativos = non-profit [nonprofit], non-profit making.
    * sin firma = unsigned.
    * sin firmar = unsigned.
    * sin fondo = bottomless.
    * sin forma = bodilessly, formless.
    * sin formación = ill-educated.
    * sin formación previa = untrained.
    * sin forrar = uncovered.
    * sin fronteras = borderless.
    * sin fundamento = unwarranted, unsupported, ungrounded, without foundation, without basis.
    * sin fundamento alguno = without any basis.
    * sin ganas = half-heartedly.
    * sin gastos = no cost(s).
    * sin grabar = unengraved.
    * sin gracia = dowdy [dowdier -comp., dowdiest -sup.].
    * sin grasa = nonfat.
    * sin grasas = nonfat, fat free.
    * sin guardar una correlación = uncorrelated.
    * sin haber contacto = non-contact.
    * sin haber pasado por la calandria = uncalendered.
    * sin habla = speechless.
    * sin hacer = undone.
    * sin hacer caso = regardless.
    * sin hacer distinciones = one size fits all.
    * sin hacer ruido = as quiet as a mouse, furtively, softly.
    * sin herrar = unshod.
    * sin hilación = rambling.
    * sin hogar = homeless.
    * sin hueso = boneless.
    * sin humo = smokeless.
    * sin humor = humourless [humorless, -USA].
    * sin humos = smoke-free.
    * sin idea = clueless.
    * sin ideas preconcebidas = open mind.
    * sin identificar = unidentified, unmapped, unnamed.
    * sin igual = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin impedimentos = unimpeded.
    * sin importancia = negligible, unimportant, trifling, immaterial, of no consequence.
    * sin importar = regardless of, independently of, disregarding.
    * sin importar + Adjetivo/Adverbio + que sea = however + Adjetivo/Adverbio.
    * sin importar el tiempo = all-weather.
    * sin importar las consecuencias = regardless of the consequences.
    * sin importar qué = no matter what/which.
    * sin impuestos = duty-free, tax-free.
    * sin impurezas = purified.
    * sin incluir = unlisted, exclusive of, not including, excluding.
    * sin incluir las comidas = self-catering.
    * sin índice = indexless.
    * sin + Infinitivo = without + Gerundio.
    * sin información sobre el estado anterior = stateless.
    * sin inhibiciones = uninhibited.
    * sin inmutarse = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin intención = involuntarily.
    * sin interés = unexciting, uninteresting, unmoving, vapid.
    * sin interrupción = continuously, without a break, without (a) rest, in an unbroken line.
    * sin interrupciones = in a single phase.
    * sin intervención de un intermediario = disintermediated.
    * sin intervención directa = nonobtrusive.
    * sin investigar = unresearched.
    * sin justificación = unreasonably, unjustified.
    * sin justificación alguna = wantonly.
    * sin justificar = unjustified.
    * sin la amenaza de = unthreatened (by).
    * sin la ayuda de nadie = single-handed, single-handedly.
    * sin la debida autorización = unauthorised [unauthorized, -USA], warrantless.
    * sin la debida consideración = without due consideration.
    * sin la más mínima duda = without the shadow of a doubt, without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la más mínima duda = beyond a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la menor duda = no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin la menor idea = clueless.
    * sin la menor sombra de duda = without a shadow of a doubt.
    * sin la suficiente financiación = underfinanced [under-financed].
    * sin lavar = unwashed.
    * sin leer = unread.
    * sin levadura = unleavened.
    * sin licencia = unlicensed.
    * sin líder = leaderless.
    * sin limitaciones = without stint, without limit.
    * sin límite = without limit, without stint, interminably.
    * sin límite(s) = unbounded, unfettered, unstinting, unstintingly, the sky is the limit.
    * sin litoral = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin llamar la atención = inconspicuously.
    * sin lógica ni explicación = without rhyme or reason.
    * 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 lujos = no-frills.
    * sin luna = moonless.
    * sin luz de luna = moonless.
    * sin madera = woodfree.
    * sin madurar = unripened.
    * sin maldad = guileless.
    * sin malicia = guileless.
    * sin mancha = unblemished, untainted, stainless.
    * sin mangas = sleeveless.
    * sin mantenimiento = maintenance-free.
    * sin marcar = unpriced.
    * sin marca registrada = non-proprietary.
    * sin más = out of hand, unceremoniously, unceremonious.
    * sin más dilación = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado, without warning.
    * sin más ni más = unceremoniously, unceremonious, for the love of it, without much ado.
    * sin más preámbulos = without (any) further ado, without (any) more ado.
    * sin medir = unmeasured.
    * sin mencionar = not to mention, not to say, not to speak of.
    * sin meternos en el hecho de que = to say nothing of.
    * sin mezcla = unmixed.
    * sin mezclar = unmixed.
    * sin miedo = with confidence.
    * sin miramientos = unceremoniously.
    * sin misericordia = ruthlessly.
    * sin modificar = unmodified, unaltered, unedited.
    * sin molestias = hassle-free.
    * sin motivo alguno = wantonly.
    * sin motivo aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin motivo justificado = without justified reason.
    * sin moverse del sitio = in place.
    * sin movimiento = unmoving, motionless.
    * sin mucha antelación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha anticipación = at short notice.
    * sin mucha dificultad = painlessly.
    * sin muchas contemplaciones = unceremoniously.
    * sin muchos inconvenientes = without much grudging.
    * sin nada de gracia = unfunny.
    * sin nada que destacar = uneventful.
    * sin necesidad de ello = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin necesidad de pensar = thought-free.
    * sin ninguna duda = without question, without any doubt, beyond doubt, beyond any doubt, no mistake, no doubt.
    * sin ningún cosste = without cost.
    * sin ningún coste = without charge, free of charge, at no cost, free of cost, cost free, for free, costless, at no charge.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo = effortlessly.
    * sin ningún esfuerzo mental = thought-free.
    * sin ningún género de duda = without any doubt whatsoever, without any doubt whatsoever.
    * sin ningún género de dudas = indisputably.
    * sin ningún motivo = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin ningún nivel de especialización = unskilled.
    * sin ningún otro motivo = (just) for the hell of (doing) it.
    * sin ningún remedio posible = beyond redemption.
    * sin ningún reparo = unabashed.
    * sin ningún resultado = to no avail, without any avail, of no avail.
    * sin ningún tipo de restricciones = no holds barred.
    * sin nombrar = unnamed.
    * sin norte = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin notar la diferencia = seamlessly, seamless.
    * sin nubes = unclouded, uncloudy, cloudless.
    * sin numeración = unnumbered.
    * sin numerar = unnumbered.
    * sin obligaciones = at leisure.
    * sin obstáculos = unchecked, unhindered, unimpeded, unobstructed.
    * sin obstáculos de por medio = uncluttered.
    * sin obstrucciones = unobstructed.
    * sin olor = odourless [odorless, -USA].
    * sin olvidar = not to mention.
    * sin operario = unmanned.
    * sin oposición = without opposition, unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin orden = unordered.
    * sin ordenar = unordered, unsorted.
    * sin orden ni concierto = higgledy-piggledy, without rhyme or reason.
    * sin originalidad = unoriginal.
    * sin palabras = wordless.
    * sin papel = paperless.
    * sin par = unequalled, unexampled, unsurpassed, unique unto itself, unique, without peer, unrivalled [unrivaled, -USA], without equal, matchless.
    * sin paralelo = unparalleled.
    * sin parangón = unparalleled, unequalled, without peer, matchless.
    * sin parar = steadily, non-stop, without a break, without (a) rest, on-the-go, interminably, without respite, without stopping.
    * sin parar a pensárselo = off-hand [offhand].
    * sin pararse a pensar = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin patente = non-proprietary.
    * sin pausa = breathlessly.
    * sin peculio = impecunious.
    * sin peligro alguno = safely.
    * sin pelo = hairless.
    * sin pelos en la lengua = outspokenly.
    * sin pensar = mindlessly.
    * sin pensar (en) = unmindful of, with little or no thought of, without thinking (about).
    * sin pensarlo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensarlo demasiado = off-the-cuff, off the top of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo detenidamente = out of + Posesivo + head.
    * sin pensarlo mucho = off the top of + Posesivo + head, right off the bat.
    * sin pensárselo = spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment.
    * sin pensárselo dos veces = without a second thought, spur-of-the-moment, on the spur of the moment, at the drop of a hat.
    * sin pepitas = seedless.
    * sin percatarse = without realising, without noticing, unconsciously, unknowingly, unwittingly.
    * sin perder de vista = with an eye on.
    * sin perder un (solo) minuto = without a moment wasted, without a wasted moment, without a minute wasted, without a wasted minute.
    * sin pérdida = lossless.
    * sin perjuicio de = notwithstanding.
    * sin perjuicios = open mind.
    * sin permiso = without permission, unlicensed.
    * sin pestañear = impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair.
    * sin pico = flat-topped.
    * sin piedad = ruthlessly, remorseless, mercilessly.
    * sin piel = skinless.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * sin pistas = clueless.
    * sin planificar = unplanned.
    * sin poblar = unpopulated.
    * sin poder contenerse = helplessly.
    * sin poder dormir = sleepless.
    * sin poder extinguirlo = inextinguishably.
    * sin poder hacer nada = helplessly.
    * sin poner en duda la veracidad de Algo temporalmente = suspension of disbelief.
    * sin poner en escena = unproduced.
    * sin ponerlo en duda = uncritically.
    * sin ponerse en duda = unquestioned.
    * sin precedente = unparalleled, unexampled.
    * sin precedentes = unprecedented, record breaking, record-high, all-time.
    * sin precio = unpriced.
    * sin preguntar = unasked.
    * sin prejuicios = open-minded, fair-minded [fairminded].
    * sin prentesiones = unpretentious.
    * sin preocupaciones = carefree, worry-free.
    * sin preparación técnica = non-technical.
    * sin préstamo = non-circulating [noncirculating].
    * sin prestar atención = mindlessly.
    * sin pretensiones = unassuming, humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.].
    * sin previo aviso = unannounced, without warning, without notice, without prior notice, without prior notification, on spec, at the drop of a hat, without (any) further notice.
    * sin principios = unscrupulous, unprincipled.
    * sin prisa(s) = unhurriedly, leisurely.
    * sin problemas = smoothly, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], problem-free, trouble free [trouble-free], without a hitch, unproblematically, carefree, without difficulty, in good standing.
    * sin problemas de vista = sighted.
    * sin procesar = unprocessed.
    * sin propiedades = propertyless.
    * sin propiedad rural = landless.
    * sin protección = unprotected.
    * sin provocación = unprovoked.
    * sin publicar = unpublished.
    * sin pulir = unpolished.
    * sin quejarse = uncomplaining, uncomplainingly.
    * sin quemar = unburned.
    * sin querer = involuntarily, unwilling, by accident, accidentally, unintentionally, unwantedly.
    * sin querer + Infinitivo = unwilling to + Infinitivo.
    * sin quererlo = unwantedly.
    * sin que se entienda = slurred.
    * sin que se note la diferencia = seamlessly.
    * sin rabo = ecaudate.
    * sin razón = wanton, for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón alguna = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no particular reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón aparente = for no apparent reason, for apparently no reason.
    * sin razón justificada = for no reason, for no specific reason, for no good reason.
    * sin razón justificda = for no particular reason.
    * sin recelo = with confidence.
    * sin receta médica = over the counter.
    * sin reclamar = unredeemed.
    * sin recoger = uncollected.
    * sin reconocer = unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA].
    * sin reconocimiento de créditos = non-credit.
    * sin recopilar = uncollected.
    * sin recursos = resource-starved.
    * sin refinar = unrefined.
    * sin reflexionar = rashly.
    * sin registrar = unlisted.
    * sin reglamentar = unregulated.
    * sin regular = unregulated.
    * sin regularizar = unregulated.
    * sin relación = unrelated, unconnected.
    * sin relación con = unrelated to.
    * sin remedio = beyond repair, incurably, incorrigibly.
    * sin remordimientos = no-looking-back.
    * sin reparar = unrepaired.
    * sin reparo = unashamed.
    * sin reparos = unshielded.
    * sin representación = unrepresented.
    * sin reserva = unconditionally, unreserved.
    * sin reservas = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly.
    * sin residencia fija = of no fixed abode.
    * sin resistencia = unchallenged, unopposed.
    * sin resistirse = passively.
    * sin resolver = unresolved, unsolved, unsettled, uncleared.
    * sin respiro = without a break, without (a) rest, without respite.
    * sin responder = unanswered.
    * sin restricciones = unrestricted, unlimited, uninhibited, unrestrictive, unfettered, free-flowing, without stint, without limit, no holds barred, unencumbered.
    * sin restricciones de horario = unscheduled.
    * sin retirar = uncleared, uncollected.
    * sin retrasos = in a timely fashion, in a timely manner.
    * sin revelar = undisclosed, unrevealed.
    * sin revestir = uncoated.
    * sin revisar = unrevised.
    * sin riesgo = riskless.
    * sin rodeos = head-on, baldly, bluntly, outspokenly.
    * sin ruido = soundless.
    * sin rumbo = aimless, off course, rudderless.
    * sin saberlo = unbeknown to, unbeknownst to.
    * sin saber qué decir = nonplussed [nonplused].
    * sin sabor = tasteless.
    * sin saldar = uncollected.
    * sin salida al mar = land-bound [landbound], land-locked [landlocked].
    * sin sanción = unsanctioned.
    * sin seleccionar = unselected.
    * sin semillas = seedless.
    * sin sentido = meaningless, purposeless, pointless, senseless, wanton, nonsensical, unconscious.
    * sin sentir ningún reparo = unashamed.
    * sin sentir vergüenza = shamelessly.
    * sin ser afectado = untouched.
    * sin ser anunciado de antemano = unannounced.
    * sin ser consciente de ello = unbeknownst to, unbeknown to.
    * sin ser detectado = undetected.
    * sin ser evaluado por expertos = unrefereed.
    * sin ser necesario = gratuitous, gratuitously.
    * sin ser percibido = out of sight.
    * sin ser superado = unsurpassed.
    * sin ser visto = unseen, undetected, unobserved, out of sight.
    * sin significado = meaningless.
    * sin simplificar = unabridged.

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    A without
    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer
    una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children, a childless couple
    un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop o direct flight
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
    B
    1 sin + INF (con significado activo) without -ING
    se fue sin pagar she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a whole week, she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot
    2 sin + INF
    (con significado pasivo): una camisa sin planchar an unironed shirt, a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished
    C sin QUE + SUBJ:
    los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by and there is still no word from him, the days go by with no word from him o without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing
    Compuesto:
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    sin preposición
    1 without;

    seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news;
    agua mineral sin gas still mineral water;
    cerveza sin alcohol non-alcoholic beer, alcohol-free beer;
    me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    2


    estuvo una semana sin hablarme she didn't speak to me for a week;
    sigo sin entender I still don't understand;
    la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot


    esto está aún sin terminar it still isn't finished
    3 sin que + subj:

    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his o without him noticing;
    See Also→ embargo 2
    sin preposición without: se marchó sin ellos, he left without them
    costó mil pesetas, sin contar el IVA, it cost one thousand pesetas, not including VAT
    el edificio estaba sin terminar, the building was unfinished
    entre sin llamar, come in without knocking
    saldré sin que me vea, I'll go out without him seeing
    una bebida sin alcohol, a non-alcoholic drink
    ' sin' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - absoluta
    - absoluto
    - accidental
    - acéfala
    - acéfalo
    - agotar
    - agotada
    - agotado
    - agreste
    - ahora
    - ahorcarse
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alguna
    - alguno
    - aliento
    - alquilar
    - ambages
    - amorfa
    - amorfo
    - aparente
    - asesinar
    - aviso
    - ayunas
    - bagatela
    - baja
    - bajo
    - bañera
    - berrido
    - bien
    - blanca
    - blanco
    - bocado
    - bregar
    - bruta
    - bruto
    - burbuja
    - caldo
    - calle
    - callejón
    - calva
    - camino
    - caprichosa
    - caprichoso
    - causa
    - cazo
    - cero
    English:
    ability
    - accident
    - accidental
    - accidentally
    - accustom
    - ado
    - afraid
    - age
    - agree
    - aimless
    - aimlessly
    - all-time
    - ammunition
    - another
    - antsy
    - anyhow
    - arrogant
    - at
    - attach
    - away
    - AWOL
    - babble
    - backbencher
    - backing
    - bare
    - barge in
    - basic
    - bat
    - bean
    - begin
    - behave
    - beyond
    - blank
    - blind alley
    - blue
    - blunt
    - bluntly
    - blurt out
    - boarding card
    - boarding pass
    - book
    - boorish
    - bootstrap
    - bottomless
    - break
    - breath
    - breathless
    - broke
    - busywork
    - buzz off
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    SIN nf
    1. (abrev de Servicio de Inteligencia Nacional del Perú) = Peruvian national intelligence department
    2. (abrev de Servicio de Inmigración y Naturalización) INS [US Immigration and Naturalization Service]
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    prp without;
    sin preguntar without asking;
    sin decir nada without (saying) a word;
    sin paraguas without an umbrella;
    sin que without;
    y sin más and without further ado;
    me lo dijo así, sin más that’s all he said to me, just that
    * * *
    sin prep
    1) : without
    sin querer: unintentionally
    sin refinar: unrefined
    2)
    sin que : without
    lo hicimos sin que él se diera cuenta: we did it without him noticing
    * * *
    sin prep
    1. (en general) without

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin

  • 20 sin reservas

    adj.
    1 without reserves, whole-hearted.
    2 absolute.
    adv.
    without reserves, with no reservation, wholeheartedly.
    * * *
    = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly
    Ex. A feeling of unshielded relief filled Pope's whole being.
    Ex. The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex. The article 'Patent information: going the whole hog' presents an overview of Derwent's products in the patent information field.
    Ex. The article ' The digital full monty?' forecasts that the world of information is likely to be dominated by global giants on the one hand and selective niche providers on the other.
    Ex. Unfortunately, few of these are verified and convincing enough for us to accept them without reservation.
    Ex. I agree whole-heartedly that the subject approach is used chiefly by the beginner, whether it is a historical researcher or a high school student who is looking for term paper material.
    Ex. We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex. There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex. What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex. For the first time the stress was uncompromisingly vertical, while the italic was intended to be a mechanically sloped roman, quite unconnected with calligraphy.
    Ex. Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex. The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    Ex. Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    Ex. It is also important that we all give them our unreserved support.
    Ex. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Thursday he had unreservedly discussed all issues with visiting U.S. President Barack Obama.
    * * *
    = unshielded, wholehearted [whole-hearted], go + the whole hog, the full monty, without reservation, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly], forthright, categorical, uncompromising, uncompromisingly, unqualified, categoric, unmitigaged, unreserved, unreservedly

    Ex: A feeling of unshielded relief filled Pope's whole being.

    Ex: The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex: The article 'Patent information: going the whole hog' presents an overview of Derwent's products in the patent information field.
    Ex: The article ' The digital full monty?' forecasts that the world of information is likely to be dominated by global giants on the one hand and selective niche providers on the other.
    Ex: Unfortunately, few of these are verified and convincing enough for us to accept them without reservation.
    Ex: I agree whole-heartedly that the subject approach is used chiefly by the beginner, whether it is a historical researcher or a high school student who is looking for term paper material.
    Ex: We have been told once, in clear and forthright terms, what it is that we need.
    Ex: There is a categorical moral imperative for a deepening and a renewal of the concept of collegiality -- that is a blend of intense competition and mutual support -- in relations between research scholars and research librarians.
    Ex: What precipitated that furor was that Panizzi's volume represented a uncompromising rejection of the comfortable ideology of the finding catalog.
    Ex: For the first time the stress was uncompromisingly vertical, while the italic was intended to be a mechanically sloped roman, quite unconnected with calligraphy.
    Ex: Wing has not had the almost unqualified praise from the reviewers that Pollard and Redgrave received.
    Ex: The question of the need for categoric assurances is not locked into a 12 month timeframe or any other timeframe.
    Ex: Only Bush could take a horrible situation and create an unmitigated disaster.
    Ex: It is also important that we all give them our unreserved support.
    Ex: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said Thursday he had unreservedly discussed all issues with visiting U.S. President Barack Obama.

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