# why do you say that

= slash (/), oblique stroke (/), stroke (/), sloped stroke (/), oblique, oblique.
Nota: Nombre.
Ex. Use a slash (/) to search for all the terms in a range of terms.
Ex. It is useful to employ some device, such as an oblique stroke (/), to separate clearly the elementary concepts in the summarization.
Ex. The stroke / (slash in USA) is used to join consecutive UDC numbers to indicate a broader heading for which no single piece of notation exists.
Ex. It is not recommended to use the sloped stroke, /, instead of the vertical stroke, |, for line endings, since in early printing it was used as a mark of punctuation.
Ex. The system makes use of hyphens, commas and obliques to deal with more complicated situations: GR/EN/FR/IT would mean that the text is published in each of the 4 languages indicated.
• 2 1/4 (un cuarto)

= one-quarter (1/4), one fourth (1/4)
Ex. The most significant finding was that one-quarter of public library users are young adults (12-18 years).
Ex. During as much as one fourth of his waking day the average adult is engaged in one or another of these activities.
• 3 1/5 (un quinto, una quinta parte)

= one-fifth [one fifth]
Ex. Many others besides Rothstein have suspected the truth of these figures for years, bearing in mind Robert Kennedy's hardbitten politician's conclusion that ` one fifth of the people are against everything all of the time' = Muchos otros junto con Rothstein han sospechado durante años de la verdad de estos datos, teniendo presente la conclusión del político escarmentado Robert Kennedy de que " una quinta parte de la gente está en contra de todo siempre".
• 4 2 (dos)

= .
Ex. Conversion of binary to decimal is easy when it is remembered that each binary digit represents a power of 2.
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* 2/3 (dos tercios) = two thirds (2/3).
* 2º (segundo) = .
* 2P (método de Two-Poisson) = .
* diabetes del tipo 2 = .
• 5 24 (veinticuatro)

Ex. Most of them -- there are 24 people on the library staff; 6 in reference (3 males and 3 females) -- have not personally experienced sexual harassment and haven't been aware that it exists.
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* 24 horas al día = .
* clavija de 24 agujas = .
* las 24 horas = round the clock, around the clock.
* servicio las 24 horas = .
* un servicio las 24 horas = .
• 6 3 (tres)

Ex. Most of them -- there are 24 people on the library staff; 6 in reference (3 males and 3 females) -- have not personally experienced sexual harassment and haven't been aware that it exists.
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* 3/4 (tres cuartos) = three-quarters (3/4).
* omega 3 = .
• 7 6 (seis)

= .
Ex. Most of them -- there are 24 people on the library staff; 6 in reference (3 males and 3 females) -- have not personally experienced sexual harassment and haven't been aware that it exists.
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* 6º (sexto) = .
• 8 911

= .
Ex. It is called 211 because users of the service can use that dialling code (in contrast to the 911 emergency dialling code) to get free access to information in these areas.
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= 911.

Ex: It is called 211 because users of the service can use that dialling code (in contrast to the 911 emergency dialling code) to get free access to information in these areas.

• 9 < (símbolo de menor-que)

= less-than sign (<).
Ex. Each see reference tracing, including the first, is precede by a less-than sign or left angled bracket (<).
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= left angled bracket (<).
Ex. The left angled bracket (<) is used to indicate that a 'see' reference has been made from the variant heading that follows.
• 10 = (signo igual)

= equal sign (=).
Ex. The equal sign (=) on each of the lines indicates that the two lines describe the same copies.
• 11 ALISE (Asociación para la Educación en Biblioteconomía y Documentación)

Ex. This contribution traces the history of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) with particular reference to themes that have not been consistent with one another.
• 12 ANSI (Instituto Nacional American para la Normalización)

Ex. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
• 13 APIF (Fichero de Información del Proceso de Automatización)

Ex. In 1976 the Library began converting its preliminary catalog records to MARC form so as to build an Automated Process Information File (APIF) to control items that have entered the technical processing flow until they are represented by regular LC catalog records.
• 14 ARL (Asociación de Bibliotecas de Investigación)

Ex. A librarian made the announcement that he had in mind that the Library of Congress and about 13 other ARL (Association of Research Libraries) libraries do all of the cataloging for the country.

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Ex. You can send an email message from Boston to Addis Ababa in a twinkling of an eye, but that message may be expunged in a second twinkling.
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Ex: You can send an email message from Boston to Addis Ababa in a twinkling of an eye, but that message may be expunged in a second twinkling.

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Ex. The sad truth of the matter is that reference librarians have been unable to reach agreement on the blindingly simple proposition that their job is answering questions asked by users.
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Ex: The sad truth of the matter is that reference librarians have been unable to reach agreement on the blindingly simple proposition that their job is answering questions asked by users.

Ex. Mljet is one of the most enchanting islands in the Adriatic, a sea that abounds with beautiful islands to start with.
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• 18 Agencia Central de Inteligencia (CIA)

Ex. There are other indications in boldfaced type showing that certain passages had been deleted by the government because of CIA pressure.
• 19 Alemania

f.
Germany.
Alemania Occidental/Oriental (Antes) West/East Germany
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1 Germany
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Alemania Occidental West Germany
Alemania Oriental East Germany
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f.
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SF
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Germany
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= Deutschland, Germany.
Ex. For example, Germany should be entered under Deutschland, Japan under NIPPON, and so on, because they are in the international form.
Ex. Geographical constraints may be introduced, so that a data base can be searched in a 'French' command language in France, and in a 'German' command language in Germany.
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* Alemania del Este = .
* Alemania Occidental = .
* Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental = .
* Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = .
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Germany
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= Deutschland, Germany.

Ex: For example, Germany should be entered under Deutschland, Japan under NIPPON, and so on, because they are in the international form.

Ex: Geographical constraints may be introduced, so that a data base can be searched in a 'French' command language in France, and in a 'German' command language in Germany.
* Alemania del Este = East Germany.
* Alemania Occidental = West Germany.
* Asociación de Archiveros de Alemania Occidental = West German Society of Archivists (WGSA).
* Biblioteca Nacional de Alemania = Deutsche Bibliothek.

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Germany
Compuestos:
Alemania Occidental or Federal
( Hist) West Germany
Alemania Oriental or del Este
( Hist) East Germany
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Alemania sustantivo femenino
Germany
Alemania sustantivo femenino Germany
' Alemania' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
teutón
- teutona
- teutónica
- teutónico
- bien
- RFA
English:
expatriate
- Germany
- grow up
- federal
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Germany
Antes East Germany; Antes West Germany; Antes West Germany; Antes East Germany
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f Germany
• 20 Algo que es prescindible

Ex. We have not been alone, of course, in our concentration on inessentials; and ours is not the only profession that is being encroached upon by alternative professionals.
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Ex: We have not been alone, of course, in our concentration on inessentials; and ours is not the only profession that is being encroached upon by alternative professionals.

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