Translation: from spanish

with few exceptions

  • 1 ¡no handle with care!

    Испанско-русский универсальный словарь > ¡no handle with care!

  • 2 abundantemente

    adv.
    abundantly, plentifully, luxuriantly.
    * * *
    ► adverbio
    1 abundantly
    * * *
    ADV [llover, sangrar] heavily; [crecer] abundantly
    * * *
    = abundantly, exuberantly, plentifully, unstintingly, profusely.
    Ex. A century later it seems to me to be abundantly clear that we must design catalogs for library users and not for librarians.
    Ex. With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.
    Ex. They use indigenous plants that grow wild and plentifully near their homes.
    Ex. Cathy contributed unstintingly to her neighborhood association with wise counsel and encouragement.
    Ex. As a result of the strange meal we all had everybody farted profusely all night long.
    ----
    * fluir abundantemente = stream in.
    * * *
    = abundantly, exuberantly, plentifully, unstintingly, profusely.

    Ex: A century later it seems to me to be abundantly clear that we must design catalogs for library users and not for librarians.

    Ex: With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.
    Ex: They use indigenous plants that grow wild and plentifully near their homes.
    Ex: Cathy contributed unstintingly to her neighborhood association with wise counsel and encouragement.
    Ex: As a result of the strange meal we all had everybody farted profusely all night long.
    * fluir abundantemente = stream in.

    * * *
    ‹darse/crecer› abundantly; ‹sangrar› heavily; ‹transpirar› profusely
    se utiliza abundantemente en la cocina india it is used a great deal in Indian cooking
    * * *
    abundantly;
    comimos abundantemente we ate our fill
    * * *
    adv
    1 abundantly;
    estar abundantemente plagado de faltas de ortografía be absolutely riddled with spelling mistakes;
    una zona abundantemente habitada por liebres an area with an abundance of hares o an abundant population of hares
    2 llover heavily

    Spanish-English dictionary > abundantemente

  • 3 bonanza económica

    Ex. With rare exceptions, law firms prosper during good and bad economic times.
    * * *

    Ex: With rare exceptions, law firms prosper during good and bad economic times.

    Spanish-English dictionary > bonanza económica

  • 4 catalogar

    v.
    1 to catalog.
    María cataloga datos estadísticos Mary catalogs statistics.
    2 to typecast, to brand, to type.
    El grupo catalogó al recién llegado The group typecast the newcomer.
    * * *
    Conjugation model [ LLEGAR], like link=llegar llegar
    1 to catalogue (US catalog)
    2 figurado to classify, class
    * * *
    verb
    to catalog, classify
    * * *
    VT
    1) [en catálogo] to catalogue, catalog (EEUU)
    2) (=clasificar) to classify (de as)

    una zona catalogada de interés artístico — an area classified o designated as "of artistic interest"

    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( en un catálogo) to catalog (AmE), to catalogue (BrE); ( en una lista) to record, list
    b) ( considerar) to class
    * * *
    = catalogue [catalog, -USA], pigeonhole, perform + cataloguing, go under + Nombre.
    Ex. Copies with holds must be cataloged quickly to have them ready for the borrower.
    Ex. The information specialist can identify reference questions by subject area if the requests seem to fit into 1 of the 3 technologies; but he or she cannot pigeonhole requests which have blurred boundaries.
    Ex. When libraries find no outside copy for new media titles they often elect to either undercatalog the material or perform totally original cataloging, which can be costly.
    Ex. In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    ----
    * catalogar mínimamente = undercatalogue [undercatalog, -USA].
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    a) ( en un catálogo) to catalog (AmE), to catalogue (BrE); ( en una lista) to record, list
    b) ( considerar) to class
    * * *
    = catalogue [catalog, -USA], pigeonhole, perform + cataloguing, go under + Nombre.

    Ex: Copies with holds must be cataloged quickly to have them ready for the borrower.

    Ex: The information specialist can identify reference questions by subject area if the requests seem to fit into 1 of the 3 technologies; but he or she cannot pigeonhole requests which have blurred boundaries.
    Ex: When libraries find no outside copy for new media titles they often elect to either undercatalog the material or perform totally original cataloging, which can be costly.
    Ex: In general preference is for entry under name of organization but there are many exceptions in particular, official organizations go under place.
    * catalogar mínimamente = undercatalogue [undercatalog, -USA].
    * catalogar partiendo de cero = catalogue + from scratch.
    * sin catalogar = uncatalogued [uncataloged, -USA].

    * * *
    catalogar [A3 ]
    vt
    1 (en un catálogo) ‹libros/cuadros› to catalog ( AmE), to catalogue ( BrE); (en una lista) ‹estrellas/bacterias/casos› to record, list
    2 ( period) (calificar, considerar) to class
    el edificio está catalogado como de interés histórico the building is classed o classified as being of historical interest
    lo catalogaron de grotesco they described it as grotesque
    su actuación fue catalogada como brutal their actions were described as brutal
    estos sucesos se catalogan entre los más trágicos de nuestra historia these events are among the most tragic in our history
    * * *

    catalogar ( conjugate catalogar) verbo transitivo

    ( en una lista) to record, list

    catalogar verbo transitivo
    1 to catalogue, US catalog
    2 (calificar) to class, label: podemos catalogar de insatisfechas a este tipo de personas, that type of person is never satisfied, I'd say
    ' catalogar' also found in these entries:
    English:
    catalog
    - catalogue
    - index
    - bracket
    - categorize
    - class
    - label
    - stereotype
    - sum
    * * *
    1. [en catálogo] to catalogue
    2. [clasificar]
    catalogar a alguien de o [m5] como to class sb as;
    el consumo de cannabis no está catalogado como delito grave the use of cannabis is not an arrestable offence;
    una empresa catalogada entre las primeras del sector a company ranked among the leaders in its field
    * * *
    v/t catalog, Br
    catalogue; fig
    class
    * * *
    catalogar {52} vt
    : to catalog, to classify

    Spanish-English dictionary > catalogar

  • 5 complicado

    adj.
    1 complicated, complex, confusing, complicate.
    2 complicated.
    3 in a delicate condition.
    4 involved.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: complicar.
    * * *
    1→ link=complicar complicar
    ► adjetivo
    1 (gen) complicated, complex
    2 (carácter) complex
    3 (implicado) involved
    * * *
    (f. - complicada)
    adj.
    * * *
    ADJ (=complejo) complicated, complex; (Med) [fractura] compound; [estilo] elaborate; [persona] complex; [método] complicated, involved; (Jur) involved, implicated
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <problema/sistema/situación> complicated, complex
    b) < carácter> complex; < persona> complicated
    c) ( rebuscado)

    no seas tan complicado! — don't make life o things difficult for yourself!

    d) <diseño/adorno> elaborate
    * * *
    = confusing, elaborate, intricate, involved, taxing, tricky [trickier -comp., trickiest -sup.], complicated, knotted, tangled.
    Ex. The nature of the compilation of the code led to rather little consensus, and many alternative rules, which together made the code rather confusing.
    Ex. These are more elaborate then the ALA Rules, with twice the number of rules.
    Ex. The terminology, much of it being either newly coined or adapted to suit the purpose at hand, is sometimes rather intricate.
    Ex. There are also wide ranges of interpretation concerning title entry; for example, one of the exceptions is long titles that are involved and nondistinctive-a thoroughly subjective judgment must be made here.
    Ex. It is difficult to remember the special interests of more than a few people, and hence rather taxing to provide SDI manually to more than a handful of users.
    Ex. Bertrand Russell has written a great deal of sense about the tricky problem of individual liberty and achievement and its relationship to government control.
    Ex. Libraries should only refer users to other information agencies when complicated, specialized, or technical expertise is required.
    Ex. Its intricately knotted narrative begins in 1900 with the sequence of events leading to Oscar Wilde's deathbed conversion.
    Ex. Now, let me express to you, you have, in a manner of speaking, created quite a tangled ball of yarn in this situation.
    ----
    * de aspecto complicado = complicated-looking.
    * demasiado complicado = overcomplicated [over-complicated].
    * ¡En qué lío cada vez más complicado nos metemos al mentir! = O what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!.
    * fractura complicada = compound fracture.
    * las cosas son más complicadas de lo que parecen = there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * más complicado de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * poco complicado = uncomplicated, uncomplicatedly.
    * supercomplicado = hyper-complicated.
    * trabajo complicado = major exercise.
    * * *
    - da adjetivo
    a) <problema/sistema/situación> complicated, complex
    b) < carácter> complex; < persona> complicated
    c) ( rebuscado)

    no seas tan complicado! — don't make life o things difficult for yourself!

    d) <diseño/adorno> elaborate
    * * *
    = confusing, elaborate, intricate, involved, taxing, tricky [trickier -comp., trickiest -sup.], complicated, knotted, tangled.

    Ex: The nature of the compilation of the code led to rather little consensus, and many alternative rules, which together made the code rather confusing.

    Ex: These are more elaborate then the ALA Rules, with twice the number of rules.
    Ex: The terminology, much of it being either newly coined or adapted to suit the purpose at hand, is sometimes rather intricate.
    Ex: There are also wide ranges of interpretation concerning title entry; for example, one of the exceptions is long titles that are involved and nondistinctive-a thoroughly subjective judgment must be made here.
    Ex: It is difficult to remember the special interests of more than a few people, and hence rather taxing to provide SDI manually to more than a handful of users.
    Ex: Bertrand Russell has written a great deal of sense about the tricky problem of individual liberty and achievement and its relationship to government control.
    Ex: Libraries should only refer users to other information agencies when complicated, specialized, or technical expertise is required.
    Ex: Its intricately knotted narrative begins in 1900 with the sequence of events leading to Oscar Wilde's deathbed conversion.
    Ex: Now, let me express to you, you have, in a manner of speaking, created quite a tangled ball of yarn in this situation.
    * de aspecto complicado = complicated-looking.
    * demasiado complicado = overcomplicated [over-complicated].
    * ¡En qué lío cada vez más complicado nos metemos al mentir! = O what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!.
    * fractura complicada = compound fracture.
    * las cosas son más complicadas de lo que parecen = there's more to it than meets the eye.
    * más complicado de lo que parece = more than meets the eye.
    * poco complicado = uncomplicated, uncomplicatedly.
    * supercomplicado = hyper-complicated.
    * trabajo complicado = major exercise.

    * * *
    1 ‹problema/historia/situación› complicated, complex; ‹sistema› complicated, complex, involved
    2 ‹carácter› complex; ‹persona› complicated
    3
    (rebuscado): ¡no seas tan complicado! don't make life difficult for yourself!, don't make things so complicated!
    4 ‹diseño› elaborate, complex, intricate; ‹adorno› elaborate
    * * *

     

    Del verbo complicar: ( conjugate complicar)

    complicado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    complicado    
    complicar
    complicado
    ◊ -da adjetivo

    a) ‹problema/sistema/situación› complicated, complex

    b) ‹ carácter› complex;

    ‹ persona› complicated
    c) ‹diseño/adorno› elaborate

    complicar ( conjugate complicar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹situación/problema/asunto› to complicate, make … complicated

    b) ( implicar) ‹ persona› to involve, get … involved

    complicarse verbo pronominal
    a) [situación/problema/asunto] to get complicated;

    [ enfermedad]:

    See Also→ vida 2
    b) ( implicarse) complicadose en algo to get involved in sth

    complicado,-a adjetivo
    1 (complejo) complicated
    2 (implicado) involved
    complicar verbo transitivo
    1 (dificultar) to complicate, make difficult
    2 (implicar) to involve [en, in]: no me compliques en tus asuntos, don't involve me in your affairs
    ' complicado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    accidentada
    - accidentado
    - avispero
    - bizantina
    - bizantino
    - complicada
    - designar
    - fregado
    - más
    - puñetera
    - puñetero
    - rebuscada
    - rebuscado
    - enmarañado
    - sí
    English:
    can
    - complicated
    - compound
    - convoluted
    - elaborate
    - intricate
    - involved
    - rocky
    - tangled
    - thicken
    - wrestle
    - meet
    - taxing
    - uncomplicated
    * * *
    complicado, -a adj
    1. [situación, problema] complicated
    2. [sistema, procedimiento] complicated
    3. [carácter] complex;
    es un niño muy complicado he's a very complex child
    * * *
    adj complicated
    * * *
    complicado, -da adj
    : complicated
    * * *
    complicado adj complicated / complex

    Spanish-English dictionary > complicado

  • 6 comprender

    v.
    1 to include, to comprise.
    el periodo comprendido entre 1995 y 1999 the period from 1995 to 1999, the period between 1995 and 1999
    El estudio comprende muchas áreas The study comprises several areas.
    2 to understand.
    te comprendo perfectamente I quite understand
    comprendo que estés triste I can understand that you're unhappy
    como comprenderás, me enfadé muchísimo I don't have to tell you I was absolutely furious
    Ella comprende y perdona She understands and forgives.
    Ella comprendió la lección She understood the lesson.
    * * *
    1 (entender) to understand
    2 (contener) to comprise, include
    \
    ¿comprendes? (en conversación) you see?
    hacerse comprender to make oneself understood
    * * *
    verb
    1) to understand, realize
    2) comprise, cover
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=entender) to understand

    compréndeme, no me quedaba más remedio — you have to understand, I had no choice

    no comprendo cómo ha podido pasar esto — I don't see o understand how this could have happened

    • hacer comprender algo a algn, esto bastó para hacernos comprender su posición — this was all we needed to understand his position

    • hacerse comprender — to make o.s. understood

    2) (=darse cuenta) to realize

    comprendemos perfectamente que haya gente a quien le molesta el tabaco — we fully understand o appreciate that some people are bothered by smoking

    3) (=incluir) to comprise frm

    la colección comprende cien discos y cuarenta libros — the collection consists of o frm comprises a hundred records and forty books

    edad 1)
    2. VI
    1) (=entender) to understand

    ¿comprendes? — do you understand?

    2) (=darse cuenta)

    ¡ya comprendo! — now I see!, I get it (now)! *

    como tú comprenderás, no soy yo quién para juzgarlo — as you will appreciate o understand, I'm not the best person to judge him

    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( entender) to understand, comprehend (frml)

    ¿comprendido? — do you understand? (colloq)

    como usted comprenderá... — as I'm sure you will appreciate...

    b) ( darse cuenta) to realize, understand
    2) (abarcar, contener): libro to cover; factura/precio to include
    2.
    comprender vi ( entender) to understand
    * * *
    = comprehend, comprise (of), gain + an understanding, grasp, have + some grasp, understand, achieve + understanding, fathom, sympathise [sympathize, -USA], see, include, get + Posesivo + head around, wrap + Posesivo + head around, have + a handle on, get + a handle on.
    Ex. Thus, a predominant feature of such software packages is the user related interfaces, which permit a non-programmer to comprehend and interrogate the data stored.
    Ex. The first edition comprised basic classes analysed into facets, using the colon as the notational device for synthesis.
    Ex. Read the document with a view to gaining an understanding of its content and an appreciation of its scope.
    Ex. She must try to convince him that no single individual, no matter how gifted, can any longer grasp the innumerable facets of modern corporate effort.
    Ex. It is necessary to have some grasp of some fundamental aspects of computerized information-retrieval systems.
    Ex. They assume only that the reader has some knowledge of the subject, so that the abstract can be understood.
    Ex. From time to time it may be necessary to consult external references sources in order for the indexer to achieve a sufficient understanding of the document content for effective indexing.
    Ex. As she ascended the staircase to the library director's office, she tried to fathom the reason for the imperious summons.
    Ex. In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
    Ex. I don't see why the smokers can't leave the building briefly when they want to smoke.
    Ex. Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex. You are not quite sure how one man could get his head around this at the time, but he managed, in a masterful way.
    Ex. Sleuthing is like second-nature to her, and she can't possibly wrap her head around the concept of renouncing it completely.
    Ex. 'I sure wish I had a better handle on this contract language,' he said.
    Ex. Children get a handle on personal responsibility by holding a library card of their own, a card that gives them access to new worlds.
    ----
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * ayudar a comprender mejor = offer + insights, improve + understanding, give + an insight into, glean + insights, provide + insight into, lend + understanding to.
    * comprender bien = be clear in your mind.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * comprender mejor = gain + insight into, increase + understanding, place + Nombre + in/into + perspective, put into + perspective, gain + a better understanding, gain + a greater understanding, gain + a better sense of, get + a better sense of.
    * comprenderse bien = be well understood.
    * comprender un punto de vista = take + point.
    * difícil de comprender = difficult to understand.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * fácil de comprender = easy to grasp.
    * hacer comprender = bring + home.
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) ( entender) to understand, comprehend (frml)

    ¿comprendido? — do you understand? (colloq)

    como usted comprenderá... — as I'm sure you will appreciate...

    b) ( darse cuenta) to realize, understand
    2) (abarcar, contener): libro to cover; factura/precio to include
    2.
    comprender vi ( entender) to understand
    * * *
    = comprehend, comprise (of), gain + an understanding, grasp, have + some grasp, understand, achieve + understanding, fathom, sympathise [sympathize, -USA], see, include, get + Posesivo + head around, wrap + Posesivo + head around, have + a handle on, get + a handle on.

    Ex: Thus, a predominant feature of such software packages is the user related interfaces, which permit a non-programmer to comprehend and interrogate the data stored.

    Ex: The first edition comprised basic classes analysed into facets, using the colon as the notational device for synthesis.
    Ex: Read the document with a view to gaining an understanding of its content and an appreciation of its scope.
    Ex: She must try to convince him that no single individual, no matter how gifted, can any longer grasp the innumerable facets of modern corporate effort.
    Ex: It is necessary to have some grasp of some fundamental aspects of computerized information-retrieval systems.
    Ex: They assume only that the reader has some knowledge of the subject, so that the abstract can be understood.
    Ex: From time to time it may be necessary to consult external references sources in order for the indexer to achieve a sufficient understanding of the document content for effective indexing.
    Ex: As she ascended the staircase to the library director's office, she tried to fathom the reason for the imperious summons.
    Ex: In World War 2 librarians generally sympathised with Britain, but many were isolationist or apathetic during the early years = En la Segunda Guerra Mundial los bibliotecarios generalmente simpatizaban con Gran Bretaña, aunque muchos mantuvieron una actitud no intervencionista o indiferente durante los primeros años.
    Ex: I don't see why the smokers can't leave the building briefly when they want to smoke.
    Ex: Document descriptions may be included in catalogues, bibliographies and other listings of documents.
    Ex: You are not quite sure how one man could get his head around this at the time, but he managed, in a masterful way.
    Ex: Sleuthing is like second-nature to her, and she can't possibly wrap her head around the concept of renouncing it completely.
    Ex: 'I sure wish I had a better handle on this contract language,' he said.
    Ex: Children get a handle on personal responsibility by holding a library card of their own, a card that gives them access to new worlds.
    * a medio comprender = half-understood.
    * ayudar a comprender mejor = offer + insights, improve + understanding, give + an insight into, glean + insights, provide + insight into, lend + understanding to.
    * comprender bien = be clear in your mind.
    * comprender mal = misunderstand.
    * comprender mejor = gain + insight into, increase + understanding, place + Nombre + in/into + perspective, put into + perspective, gain + a better understanding, gain + a greater understanding, gain + a better sense of, get + a better sense of.
    * comprenderse bien = be well understood.
    * comprender un punto de vista = take + point.
    * difícil de comprender = difficult to understand.
    * empezar a comprender = grow on/upon + Pronombre.
    * fácil de comprender = easy to grasp.
    * hacer comprender = bring + home.
    * no comprender = be beyond + Pronombre.
    * no puedo comprender = I can't get over.

    * * *
    comprender [E1 ]
    vt
    A (entender) to understand
    comprendo tus temores/su reacción I understand your fears/his reaction
    nadie me comprende nobody understands me
    vuelve a las once ¿comprendido? I want you back at eleven, do you understand?, I want you back at eleven, do you have that? ( AmE) o ( BrE) have you got that? ( colloq)
    entonces comprendió que lo habían engañado he realized then that he had been tricked
    como usted comprenderá, no podemos hacer excepciones as I'm sure you will appreciate, we cannot make exceptions
    designios que la mente humana no alcanza a comprender designs that the human mind cannot comprehend
    B
    (abarcar, contener): el segundo tomo comprende los siglos XVII y XVIII the second volume covers the 17th and 18th centuries
    los gastos de calefacción están comprendidos en esta suma the heating costs are included in this total
    IVA no comprendido not including VAT, excluding VAT, exclusive of VAT ( frml)
    jóvenes de edades comprendidas entre los 19 y los 23 años young people between the ages of 19 and 23
    * * *

     

    comprender ( conjugate comprender) verbo transitivo
    1




    2 (abarcar, contener) [ libro] to cover;
    [factura/precio] to include
    verbo intransitivo ( entender) to understand;

    comprender verbo transitivo
    1 (incluir, abarcar) to comprise, include
    2 (entender) to understand ➣ Ver nota en understand

    ' comprender' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aclararse
    - asequible
    - concebir
    - entender
    - explicarse
    - percibir
    - seguir
    - cuenta
    - explicar
    - incluir
    English:
    comprehend
    - comprise
    - cotton on
    - figure out
    - get through
    - grasp
    - incorporate
    - insight
    - sympathize
    - understand
    - misunderstand
    - realize
    - though
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [incluir] to include, to comprise;
    el grupo comprende varias empresas the group comprises several companies;
    el país comprende tres regiones bien diferenciadas the country consists of three quite distinct regions;
    el gasto de instalación no está comprendido the cost of installation is not included;
    la exposición comprende 500 cuadros the exhibition consists of 500 paintings;
    el periodo comprendido entre 1995 y 1999 the period between 1995 and 1999 o from 1995 to 1999
    2. [entender] to understand;
    como comprenderás, me enfadé muchísimo I don't have to tell you I was absolutely furious;
    te comprendo perfectamente I quite understand;
    no comprendo tu actitud I don't understand your attitude;
    no comprendo cómo puede gustarte Carlos I don't know what you see in Carlos;
    comprendo que estés triste I can understand that you're unhappy;
    ¿comprendes?, si no se lo decimos se va a enfadar look, if we don't tell him, he's going to get angry
    ♦ See also the pronominal verb comprenderse
    * * *
    v/t
    1 understand;
    hacerse comprender make o.s. understood;
    comprender mal misunderstand
    2 ( abarcar) include
    * * *
    1) entender: to comprehend, to understand
    2) abarcar: to cover, to include
    : to understand
    ¡ya comprendo!: now I understand!
    * * *
    1. (entender) to understand [pt. & pp. understood]
    2. (incluir) to be made up of

    Spanish-English dictionary > comprender

  • 7 con

    prep.
    1 with.
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it
    2 in spite of (a pesar de).
    con todo despite everything
    con lo estudioso que es, le suspendieron for all his hard work, they still failed him
    Está con mucho dolor He is in [with] a lot of pain.
    3 by.
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    * * *
    1 (instrumento, medio) with
    2 (modo, circunstancia) in, with
    ■ ¿vas a salir con este frío? are you going out in this cold?
    ■ me gustas con ese vestido you look nice in that dress, I like that dress on you
    3 (juntamente, en compañía) with
    7 (comparación) compared to
    8 (a pesar de) in spite of, despite
    9 con + inf by + gerund
    10 (aunque) in spite of
    ■ con ser tan fuerte... in spite of being so strong...
    \
    con que / con tal de que / con tal que provided, as long as
    con todo (y eso) nevertheless, even so
    * * *
    prep.
    1) with
    2) to, towards
    •
    * * *
    PREP
    1) [indicando compañía, instrumento, medio] with

    ¿con quién vas a ir? — who are you going with?

    andar con muletas — to walk on o with crutches

    con el tiempo — in the course of time, with time

    2) [indicando características, estado]
    3) [indicando combinación] and
    4) [indicando contenido]

    encontraron una maleta con 800.000 dólares — they found a suitcase containing 800,000 dollars o with 800,000 dollars in it

    5) [indicando modo]

    estar con algo, estar con dolor de muelas/la pierna escayolada — to have toothache/one's leg in plaster

    con mucho gusto — certainly, by all means

    6) [como complemento personal de algunos verbos] to

    ¿con quién hablas? — who are you speaking to?

    se ha casado con Jesús — she's married Jesús, she's got married to Jesús

    7) [tras adjetivos] to, towards

    amable con todos — kind to o towards everybody

    8) [con decimales]

    once con siete — [11,7] eleven point seven ( 11.7)

    9) (=pese a) in spite of

    con tantas dificultades, no se descorazonó — in spite of all o for all the difficulties he didn't lose heart

    con ser su madre, le odia — even though she is his mother she hates him

    con todo (y con eso), la gente se lo pasó bien — in spite of everything, people had a good time

    10) [en exclamaciones]

    ¡vaya con el niño! — * the cheeky monkey! *

    ¡con lo bien que se está aquí! — and it's so nice here too!

    no me dejó ni un trocito, con lo que me gustan esos caramelos — he didn't even let me have a tiny piece, and he knows how much I like those sweets

    11) [indicando una condición]
    a) + infin

    con decirle que no voy, se arreglará todo — when I tell him I'm not going, everything will be fine

    b)

    con que + subjun —

    con que me invite, me conformo — as long as o provided that she invites me, I don't mind

    tal 3., 4)
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.
    Ex. By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.
    Ex. Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex. WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex. Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex. What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex. It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex. The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
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    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    [b]* con sede en Amér
    * * *
    1)
    a) (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    b) (indicando el objeto de comportamiento, actitud)
    2)

    ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? — how can we go in this rain?

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto — she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position

    ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? — aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus

    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido — it's really late, he should have gone by now

    con todo lo que tengo que hacer! — on top of everything else I have to do!; todo III 2)

    3)
    a) (indicando instrumento, medio, material) with

    córtalo con la tijera — cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it

    caray con la niña (or el vecino, etc)! — well would you believe it!

    con + inf: con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything; con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples if o as long as you call him, that should do; con decirte que... I mean, to give you an example...; me contento con que apruebes — as long as you pass I'll be happy; tal III 2)

    b) ( indicando modo) with
    c) (al describir características, un estado)

    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? — are you going in that dress?

    4) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario)
    * * *
    = by use of, with, WITH, possessed of, what with, not without, featuring.

    Ex: By use of the code 'p' on the saved document summary screen you can request than one of the saved document lists be printed.

    Ex: Photographs are normally kept in drawers of standard filing cabinets, with folders or pockets, or both.
    Ex: WITH retrieves records in which two (or more) terms appear in the same field.
    Ex: Possessed of a phenomenal memory and a perpetual smile, this paragon always is ready to meet the public without losing balance or a sense of humor.
    Ex: What with Consuelo Feng in tears and Bernice Washington very pale, and startled, all was incomprehensible.
    Ex: It has shown that the technology can work, but not without problems.
    Ex: The exhibition also contains a group of ink drawings featuring self-portraits and portraits inspired by classical sculpture.
    * acoger con entusiasmo = greet + warmly.
    * andar con cuidado = tread + lightly.
    * asintiendo con entusiasmo = in eager assent.
    * con abundantes dorados = heavily gilt.
    * con afabilidad = good-naturedly.
    * con afán = earnestly.
    * con afecto = fondly, affectionately.
    * con agallas = spunky.
    * con agilidad = nimbly.
    * con agradecimiento = gratefully.
    * con agudeza = perceptively, subtly.
    * con ahínco = diligently, industriously.
    * con aire acondicionado = air conditioned.
    * con alas = winged.
    * con alborozo = mirthfully.
    * con alegría = joyously, gleefully.
    * con algoritmos = algorithmically.
    * con alimentación manual = hand-fed.
    * con altanería = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con altibajos = chequered [checkered, -USA].
    * con amabilidad = graciously.
    * con amargura = bitterly.
    * con amor no correspondido = lovelorn.
    * con anotaciones = scripted.
    * con ansias de conquistar el mundo = world-conquering.
    * con ansias de leer = reading-desirous.
    * con ansias de poder = power-hungry.
    * con ansiedad = eagerly, with bated breath.
    * con antelación = beforehand, ahead of time.
    * con antelación a = in anticipation of, in advance (of), prior to.
    * con anterioridad a = pre, prior to, before the days of.
    * con anterioridad a la contratación = pre-employment [preemployment].
    * con añoranza = longingly, wistfully.
    * con apatía = listlessly.
    * con aplicación = industriously, studiously.
    * con aprensión = apprehensively.
    * con aprobación = approvingly.
    * con ardor = ardently.
    * con armonía = harmoniously.
    * con arrogancia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con asco = disgustedly.
    * con asiduidad = assiduously.
    * con aspecto de adulto = adult-looking.
    * con astucia = by cunning, astutely, slyly, shrewdly, cannily.
    * con atención = attentively.
    * con audacia = boldly.
    * con autoridad = authoritative, authoritatively.
    * con avances = stepped-up.
    * con avaricia = rapaciously.
    * con baño = en suite, en-suite bathroom, en-suite bath, en-suite facilities.
    * con barba = bearded.
    * con base de arena = sand-based.
    * con base empírica = empirically-based.
    * con base en = based in.
    * con bastante antelación = well in advance, far in advance.
    * con bastante frecuencia = quite frequently, fairly often.
    * con basura por el suelo = littered.
    * con bisagras = hinged.
    * con botones = buttoned, buttoned-up.
    * con botones por detrás = back-buttoning.
    * con brotes = budded.
    * con buena fama = respected.
    * con buena reputación = respected, reputable.
    * con buenas conexiones = well-connected.
    * con buenas intenciones = well meant, in good faith, well-intentioned, well-intended, well-meaning.
    * con buen gusto = tastefully.
    * con buen humor = good-humouredly.
    * con buenos contactos = well-connected.
    * con buenos modales = politely.
    * con bultos = lumpiness.
    * con burbujas = carbonated.
    * con cable = corded.
    * con cafeina = caffeinated.
    * con cajero = cashiered.
    * con calefacción = heated.
    * con calefacción central = centrally heated.
    * con calma = calmly, leisurely, tranquilly.
    * con capucha = hooded.
    * con cara de cansado = bleary-eyed.
    * con cara de sueño = bleary-eyed.
    * con cargo a = to be debited to, to be charged to.
    * con cargo de conciencia = remorseful.
    * con cariño = fondly, affectionately.
    * con carne = meaty [meatier -comp., meatiest -sup.].
    * con cautela = cautiously, warily, with a grain of salt.
    * con certeza = for sure, with assurance, for certain.
    * con chasis fabricado por separado del bastidor = coachbuilt [coach-built].
    * con cierta comodidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta facilidad = with some ease.
    * con cierta formación = educated.
    * con cierta frecuencia = not uncommonly.
    * con cierto detalle = at some length.
    * con cierto gasto = at some expense.
    * con cinismo = cynically.
    * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted.
    * con claustros = cloistered.
    * con clavos = hobnailed.
    * con cobro = fee-based.
    * con codicia = rapaciously.
    * con cola = caudate.
    * con cola espesa = bushy-tailed.
    * con cola tupida = bushy-tailed.
    * con cólicos = colicky newborn.
    * con columnas corintias = Corinthian-columned.
    * con comodidad = with ease, easily.
    * con comprensión = sympathetically.
    * con compromisos = strings attached.
    * con condiciones especiales = strings attached.
    * con confianza = confidently, with confidence, trustingly, trustfully.
    * con confianza en uno mismo = self-confident.
    * con conocimiento = authoritatively.
    * con conocimiento básico en el manejo de la información = information literate [information-literate].
    * con conocimiento básico en el uso de la biblioteca = library literate [library-literate].
    * con conocimiento de = appreciative of, conversant with.
    * con conocimiento de causa = knowingly.
    * con conocimiento de informática = computer literate [computer-literate].
    * con conocimiento en el uso de Internet = Internet-savvy.
    * con conocimientos en = versed in.
    * con conocimientos sobre el correo electrónico = e-mail literate.
    * con consecuencias fatales = fatally.
    * con consentimiento = willing.
    * con contenido enriquecido = content-enriched.
    * con control atmosférico = atmospherically-controlled.
    * con copyright = copyright-protected.
    * con corazón de piedra = stony-hearted.
    * con corrientes de aire = draughty [drafty, -USA].
    * con cortesía = courteously.
    * con costras = caked.
    * con creces = amply, far + Verbo.
    * con créditos = credit-carrying.
    * con criterio = discerning.
    * con cualidades humanas = anthropomorphic.
    * con cuanta creatividad = how creatively.
    * con cuernos = horned.
    * con cuidado = gently, carefully.
    * con cúpula = domed.
    * con datos no pertinentes = dirty [dirtier -comp., dirtiest -sup.].
    * con decisión = decisively.
    * con dedos pegajosos = sticky-fingered.
    * con deferencia = dutifully.
    * con deleite = with gusto.
    * con delicadeza = delicately, gently.
    * con demasiada facilidad = all too easily.
    * con demasiada frecuencia = all too often, all too frequently, too often.
    * con demasiadas expectativas = over expectant.
    * con demasiados miramientos = mealy-mouthed.
    * con demasiado trabajo = overworked.
    * con demasidad facilidad = all too easy.
    * con derecho a voto = eligible to vote.
    * con derecho de autor = copyright-protected.
    * con derechos de autor = copyrightable, royalty-paid.
    * con desaliento = despondently, dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desánimo = dejectedly, despondently.
    * con desaprobación = disapproving, disapprovingly.
    * con descaro = impudently.
    * con desconfianza = suspiciously.
    * con descuento = at a discount, discounted, cut-price, cut-rate.
    * con desenfado = lightheartedly.
    * con desesperación = dispiritedly, hopelessly.
    * con desfachatez = impudently.
    * con desgana = listlessly, reluctantly, unwillingly.
    * con destino a = to.
    * con destreza = nimbly, adeptly, with ease.
    * con detalle = at a detailed level, in detail.
    * con determinación = with purpose, single-mindedly, purposefully, steadfastly.
    * con dientes de conejo = bucktoothed.
    * con dientes de sierra = serrated.
    * con dientes salidos = bucktoothed.
    * con diferencia = by far.
    * con diferentes variaciones = in variation.
    * con dificultad = laboriously, with difficulty.
    * con dificultades = in difficulties.
    * con diligencia = sedulously, industriously, studiously.
    * con dinamismo = proactively [pro-actively], vivaciously.
    * con diplomacia = diplomatically.
    * con discapacidades físicas = physically challenged.
    * con disimulo = on the quiet, on the sly.
    * con doble acristalamiento = double-glazed.
    * con doble titulación = dually qualified.
    * con dos caras = double-faced.
    * con dos facetas = double-faced.
    * con dudas = uncertainly.
    * con dudosa reputación = disreputable.
    * con dureza = harshly.
    * con efecto desde + Fecha = with effect from + Fecha.
    * con eficacia = ably.
    * con eficiencia = ably.
    * con efusión = effusively.
    * con ejemplos = by example(s).
    * con él = therewith.
    * con el agua al cuello = in hot water.
    * con el agua hasta el cuello = in deep water.
    * con el alma en vilo = on tenterhooks.
    * con el ánimo de = in the spirit of.
    * con el ceño fruncido = with a frown.
    * con el conocimiento de que = on the understanding that.
    * con el corazón destrozado = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón en la boca = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón en un puño = on tenterhooks.
    * con el corazón partido = broken-hearted.
    * con el corazón roto = broken-hearted.
    * con el correr del tiempo = over the years, in the process of time, with the passage of time.
    * con el culo al aire = out in the cold.
    * con el debido respeto = with due respect.
    * con el decursar del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time.
    * con elegancia = elegantly, gracefully.
    * con el emblema = under the banner.
    * con el fin de = in order to.
    * con ello = in doing so, in the process, thereto.
    * con ellos = with them.
    * con el más sumo cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor cuidado = with utmost care.
    * con el mayor secreto = a veil of secrecy.
    * con el mismo = therewith.
    * con el mismo + Nombre + como el que... = as + Adverbio + as....
    * con el mismo planteamiento que = on the same lines as.
    * con el nacimiento de = at the dawn of.
    * con el nombre y dirección del remitente = self-addressed.
    * con el número = numbered.
    * con el objetivo de = with the purpose of, with a brief to, with the aim of, with a focus on.
    * con el objeto de = in the attempt to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el paso de = with the passing of.
    * con el paso de los años = with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el paso del tiempo = over the years, over time, with the passage of time, in due course, over a period of time, in the course of time, over the course of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con el pretexto de = under the guise of, under the flag of, in the guise of.
    * con el primer intento = at the first shot.
    * con el propósito de = with the purpose of, with the aim of, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con el propósito de superarse uno mismo = self-improvement-oriented.
    * con el rabo entre las piernas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear.
    * con el sudor de + Posesivo + frente = by the sweat of + Posesivo + brow.
    * con el suelo de tierra = dirt-floored.
    * con el tiempo = in time, over the years, with time, with the passage of time, eventually, in due course, over a period of time, in due time, over time, in the process of time, as time passed (by), as time passes (by), as time goes by, as time went by, by and by.
    * con el título = entitled.
    * con el transcurrir del tiempo = with the passage of time, in the process of time, as time passed (by).
    * con el transcurso de = with the passing of.
    * con el transcurso de los años = over the years, with the passing of (the) years.
    * con el transcurso de los siglos = over the course of the centuries.
    * con el transcurso del tiempo = over time, with time, with age, in the course of time, over the course of time, as time passes (by), as time went by.
    * con el uso = in use, with use.
    * con encimera de mármol = marble-top.
    * con energía = powerfully.
    * con enfado = angrily.
    * con enfermedades mentales = mentally challenged.
    * con entusiasmo = eagerly, enthusiastically, rhapsodically, wholeheartedly [whole-heartedly].
    * con entusiasmo en los ojos = bright-eyed.
    * con errores = flawed.
    * con errores gramaticales = grammatically challenged, grammatically incorrect.
    * con escamas = flaky.
    * con ese fin = to that end.
    * con esmero = sedulously, studiously.
    * con eso = thereto, by this.
    * con esperanza = in hopeful expectation.
    * con espíritu deportivo = sportingly.
    * con este fin = to this end, to that effect.
    * con estilo = stylish.
    * con esto = by so doing, in so doing, in this, herewith, by doing so, by this, in doing so.
    * con estructura de acero = steel-framed.
    * con estructura de madera = timber-framed.
    * con estudios = schooled, educated.
    * con exactitud = precisely.
    * con excepción de = with the exception of, except for.
    * con éxito = successful, successfully, winningly.
    * con expectación = expectantly.
    * con experiencia = experienced.
    * con experiencia ampliamente demostrada = proven.
    * con experiencia profesional = professionally-qualified.
    * con exuberancia = lushly.
    * con facilidad = without difficulty, fluently, with ease, easily.
    * con fascinación = rhapsodically.
    * con fecha = dated, dated.
    * con fecha + Fecha = dated + Fecha.
    * con ferocidad = ferociously.
    * con figuras en movimiento = animated.
    * con filtros = filtered.
    * con financiación independiente = self-funded.
    * con financiación propia = self-funded.
    * con fines + Adjetivo = for + Nombre + purposes.
    * con fines lucrativos = profit-making, profit-orientated, profit-oriented, profit-generating.
    * con firma = signed.
    * con firmeza = assertively, resolutely, firmly, unshakably, staunchly.
    * con flexibilidad = flexibly.
    * con fluidez = fluent, fluently.
    * con forma de castillo = castellated.
    * con forma de estrella = star-shaped [star shaped].
    * con forma de pelo = hair-like.
    * con forma de pera = pear-shaped.
    * con forma de pirámide = trihedral, pyramidal-shaped.
    * con forma de tetraedro = trihedral.
    * con forma de U = U-shaped.
    * con forma piramidal = pyramidal-shaped.
    * con franqueza = frankly.
    * con frecuencia = frequently, often [oftener -comp., oftenest -sup.], oftentimes [often times], ofttimes [oft-times].
    * con frondosidad = lushly.
    * con fuertes aspiraciones profesionales = upward-mobile.
    * con fuerza = forcefully, vigourously [vigorously, -USA], powerfully.
    * con funda = jacketed.
    * con fundamentos = informed.
    * con fundamentos sólidos = well-considered.
    * con furia = with a vengeance, furiously.
    * con futuro = up-and-coming.
    * con gafas = bespectacled.
    * con ganas = with gusto.
    * con ganas de pelear = on the warpath.
    * con garantías de calidad = quality assured.
    * con gas = carbonated.
    * con generosidad = generously, unstintingly.
    * con goteras = leaking, leaky [leakier -comp., leakiest -sup].
    * con gracia = wittily, funnily.
    * con gran capacidad = capacious.
    * con gran colorido = brightly coloured.
    * con gran densidad de población = densely populated.
    * con gran dificultad = with great difficulty.
    * con grandilocuencia = grandly.
    * con gran esplendor = grandly.
    * con gran iluminación = brightly illuminated.
    * con gran motivación = highly-motivated.
    * con gran sentimiento = earnestly.
    * con gratitud = gratefully.
    * con gravedad = grimly.
    * con guión = hyphenated.
    * con gusto = happily, satisfyingly, stylish, willingly.
    * con habilidad = adeptly.
    * con hambre de poder = power-hungry.
    * con hastial = gabled.
    * con heridas superficiales = superficially wounded.
    * con honestidad = honestly.
    * con humildad = humbly.
    * con humor = humorously.
    * con ilusión = eagerly.
    * con imágenes en movimiento = animated.
    * con imaginación = imaginatively.
    * con impaciencia = with bated breath.
    * con impasibilidad = impassively.
    * con impunidad = with impunity.
    * con incredulidad = incredulously.
    * con independencia de = in spite of, despite, although, despite the fact that, in spite of the fact that.
    * con indiferencia = indifferently, casually.
    * con indignación = disgustedly, indignantly.
    * con indulgencia = leniently.
    * con información = information-bearing.
    * con iniciativa = proactively [pro-actively], proactive [pro-active], enterprising.
    * con inocencia = innocently.
    * con insistencia = insistently.
    * con insolencia = impudently.
    * con intencionalidad = calculated.
    * con intenciones ocultas = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con intereses propios = self-interested.
    * con interrupciones = discontinuous, episodic.
    * con intervención directa = obtrusive.
    * con ira = angrily.
    * con júbilo = joyously, gleefully.
    * con juicio de valor = value-loaded.
    * con la anchura de los hombros = shoulder-width.
    * con la ayuda de = under the guidance of.
    * con la cabeza en las nubes = ditzy [ditzier -comp., ditziest -sup.], ditsy [ditsier -comp., ditsiest -sup.].
    * con la conciencia limpia = with a clear conscience.
    * con la conciencia tranquila = with a clear conscience.
    * con la condición de que = on the understanding that, with the condition that, on the condition that.
    * con la convicción de que = in the belief that/of, on the assumption that.
    * con la debida consideración = with due consideration.
    * con la debida cualificación = properly qualified.
    * con la edad = with age.
    * con la espalda contra la pared = up against the wall.
    * con la esperanza de = in hope(s) of, with the hope(s) of.
    * con la esperanza de que = in the hope(s) that, in hope(s) that.
    * con la excusa de = in the name of, under the mantle of, under the flag of, under the guise of, in the guise of.
    * con la expectativa de que = in hopeful expectation that.
    * con la extensión de un libro = book-length.
    * con la falda típica escocesa = kilted.
    * con la formación adecuada = adequately-trained.
    * con la frente en alto = stand + tall.
    * con lagañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con la imaginación = in imagination.
    * con la intención de = designing, with an eye toward(s), intending to, aimed at, purposefully, intended to, in the drive to, in a drive to.
    * con la intención de comunicar hechos = fact-communicating.
    * con la llegada de = with the advent of, with the arrival of.
    * con la mejor voluntad del mundo = in good faith.
    * con la mente despejada = clear-headed.
    * con la mirada en = with an eye toward(s).
    * con la mirada en blanco = blankly.
    * con la mirada perdida = stare into + space, gaze into + space.
    * con la mirada puesta en = with an eye on, in + Posesivo + sights.
    * con la misma altura que = the full height of.
    * con la portada hacia fuera = face-out.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con la sabiduría que da la experiencia = with the benefit of hindsight.
    * con las características similares a las de texto = text-like.
    * con lascivia = lustily.
    * con las dimensiones de una pared = wall-sized.
    * con las dos manos = two handed [two-handed].
    * con las espalda contra la pared = with + Posesivo + back against the wall.
    * con las esquinas dobladas = dog-eared.
    * con las garras fuera = knives-out.
    * con las manos muy largas = light-fingered.
    * con las manos vacías = empty-handed.
    * con las mejores intenciones = best-intentioned.
    * con la soga al cuello = in dire straits.
    * con las orejas gachas = with a flea in + Posesivo + ear, depressed.
    * con las rodillas mirando hacia dentro y los talones hacia fuera = knock-kneed.
    * con (la) suficiente antelación = in good time, early enough, well in advance.
    * con las uñas fuera = knives-out.
    * con lazos muy estrechos = close-knit.
    * con legañas en los ojos = bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con licencia para vender bebidas alcohólicas = licensed, licensed.
    * con limitación temporal = time-oriented.
    * con límites impuestos por uno mismo = self-limiting.
    * con llave = locked, locking.
    * con lo cual = whereupon.
    * con lo pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con los nervios a flor de piel = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge, highly-strung.
    * con los nervios de punta = edgy [edgier -comp., edgiest -sup.], nervy [nervier -comp., nerviest -sup.], on edge.
    * con los ojos empañados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos hinchados = bleary-eyed.
    * con los ojos llorosos = misty-eyed, bleary [blearier -comp., bleariest -sup.].
    * con los ojos nublados = misty-eyed.
    * con los ojos vendados = blindfold, blindfolded.
    * con los últimos avances = state-of-the-art, leading edge.
    * con lujuria = lustily.
    * con machetes = machete-wielding.
    * con madurez = maturely.
    * con magnanimidad = magnanimously.
    * con mala fama = disreputable.
    * con mala reputación = disreputable.
    * con maldad = ill-naturedly.
    * con malhumor = moodily.
    * con maña = skilfully [skillfully, -USA], skilful [skillful, -USA].
    * con marca = branded.
    * con más antigüedad = longest-serving.
    * con más detalle = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con más frecuencia = most frequently.
    * con más intensidad aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más razón aún = a fortiori.
    * con más vigor aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más virulencia aun = with a vengeance.
    * con más vitalidad = revitalised [revitalized, -USA].
    * con mayor detalle = in greater detail.
    * con mayor profundidad = in most detail, in more detail.
    * con meandros = meandering.
    * con mechones = streaky [streaker -comp., streakiest -sup.].
    * con medios insuficientes = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy escasos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con medios muy exiguos = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con mejoras = stepped-up.
    * con melancolía = wistfully.
    * con miedo = fearfully, afraid, frightened.
    * con millones de ventas = megaselling.
    * con miras a (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con miras al futuro = forward-looking.
    * con moderación = sparingly, in moderation.
    * con motivo de = on the occasion of.
    * con mucha ceremonia = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha cohesión = tightly knit, closely knit, tight-knit.
    * con mucha diferencia = by far.
    * con mucha energía = high energy.
    * con mucha frecuencia = very often.
    * con mucha información = populated.
    * con mucha labia = glibly, smooth-tongued, smooth-talking.
    * con mucha palabrería = glibly.
    * con mucha población = heavily populated.
    * con mucha pompa = ceremoniously.
    * con mucha prisa = without a minute to spare.
    * con muchas actividades = event-filled.
    * con muchas deudas = heavily indebted.
    * con muchas ilustraciones = copiously illustrated.
    * con muchas imágenes = image intensive.
    * con muchas prestaciones = feature-filled, multifacility.
    * con mucha vitalidad = lively [livelier -comp., liveliest -sup.].
    * con mucho = very much, far + Verbo, grossly, overwhelmingly, by far, by a long shot, by a long way, hands down.
    * con mucho ánimo = spiritedly.
    * con mucho bombo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho contenido = information packed [information-packed].
    * con mucho esfuerzo = painfully.
    * con mucho éxito = with a wide appeal.
    * con mucho protocolo = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho público = well attended [well-attended].
    * con muchos acontecimientos = event-filled.
    * con muchos detalles = elaborately.
    * con muchos eventos = event-filled.
    * con muchos huesos y poca carne = bony [bonier -comp., boniest -sup.].
    * con muchos lectores = with a wide appeal.
    * con muchos miramientos = ceremoniously.
    * con mucho trabajo = painfully.
    * con muy poca antelación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca anticipación = at (a) very short notice.
    * con muy poca frecuencia = all too seldom, all too seldom.
    * con muy pocas excepciones = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions.
    * con muy pocos medios = on a shoestring (budget).
    * con naturalidad = unselfconsciously.
    * con nervios = rib.
    * con niebla = foggy [foggier -comp., foggiest -sup.].
    * con nosotros = with us.
    * con nostalgia = wistfully.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con + Número + año(s) de antelación = Número + year(s) ahead.
    * con objetivos específicos = goal-oriented.
    * con objeto de = in order to, in an attempt to, in an effort to, aimed at, with the purpose of, in a bid to, with the aim of.
    * con objeto de hacer = toward(s).
    * con objeto de (+ Infinitivo) = with a view to (+ Gerundio).
    * con objeto de + Verbo = for the purpose of + Nombre.
    * con ocasión de = on the occasion of.
    * con ojos azules = blue-eyed.
    * con ojos brillantes = bright-eyed.
    * con ojos de lince = eagle-eyed, sharp-eyed.
    * con ojos vivarachos = bright-eyed.
    * con olor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con olor a cerrado = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con olor a humedad = musty [mustier -comp., mustiest -sup.], mousy [mousier -comp., mousiest -sup.].
    * con olor a orina = urinous.
    * con olor a polvo = dust smelling.
    * con orgullo = proudly.
    * con otra copa de lo mismo se te cura la resaca = a hair of the dog that bit you.
    * con paciencia = patiently.
    * con pagos pendientes = be in arrears.
    * con papel de calco intercalado = carbon interleaved paper.
    * con participación del público mediante llamada telefónica = phone-in.
    * con pasión = with passion, passionately.
    * con patas = legged.
    * con peligro de muerte = life threatening.
    * con pelo cano = gray-haired, grey-haired.
    * con pelos y señales = blow-by-blow.
    * con pequeños matices = nuanced.
    * con pereza = lazily.
    * con perplejidad = quizzically, perplexedly.
    * con perspicacia = perceptively.
    * con pesar = with regret.
    * con pesimismo = pessimistically, gloomily.
    * con picardía = slyly, wickedly.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con piernas = legged.
    * con pinzas = with a grain of salt, clamp-on.
    * con planes ocultos = agenda-laden.
    * con pleno derecho = with full rights.
    * con pliegues = pleated.
    * con poca claridad = indistinctly.
    * con poca exactitud = loosely.
    * con poca experiencia = inexperienced.
    * con poca iluminación = dimly illuminated.
    * con poca imaginación = unimaginatively.
    * con poca luz = badly-lit.
    * con poca naturalidad = stiltedly.
    * con poca población = thinly populated.
    * con pocas habilidades = poor-ability.
    * con poca visión de futuro = short-sighted [shortsighted].
    * con poco conocimiento de las nuevas tecnologías = technologically challenged.
    * con poco dinero = on the cheap.
    * con poco entusiasmo = half-heartedly.
    * con pocos recursos = under-resourced.
    * con pocos recursos económicos = low-budget.
    * con poder = powerful.
    * con + Posesivo + ayuda = under + Posesivo + guidance.
    * con posibilidades comerciales = commercially viable.
    * con posterioridad a = subsequent to.
    * con posterioridad a la contratación = post-employment [postemployment].
    * con precipitación = rashly.
    * con precisión = precisely.
    * con preferencia = preferably.
    * con preferencia sobre = in preference to.
    * con prejuicios = prejudicial.
    * con prepotencia = superciliously, haughtily.
    * con pretensiones de superioridad moral = self-righteous.
    * con principios = principled.
    * con prisa = in a rush, in a hurry.
    * con problemas = in hot water.
    * con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled.
    * con problemas de lectura = print disabled.
    * con problemas de vista = vision impaired.
    * con problemas visuales = vision impaired.
    * con profusión = in profusion.
    * con prontitud = expeditiously, promptly.
    * con provecho = with profit.
    * con púas = spiny [spinier -comp., spiniest -sup.].
    * con rabo = caudate.
    * con ráfagas de viento = blustery.
    * con rapacidad = rapaciously.
    * con rapidez = promptly.
    * con razón = rightly, quite rightly, understandably, rightfully.
    * con rebeldía = defiantly.
    * con referencia = re.
    * con referencia a = in relation to, in connection with, regarding.
    * con referencias espaciales = spatially referenced.
    * con regocijo = gleefully.
    * con regularidad = regularly.
    * con relación a = as regards, re, in relation to, in connection with, regarding, concerning.
    * con rencor = spitefully.
    * con reproche = reprovingly, reproachfully.
    * con repugnancia = disgustedly.
    * con resentimiento = resentfully, spitefully.
    * con reserva = doubtfully.
    * con reservas = qualified, with reservations.
    * con resignación = resignedly, uncomplainingly.
    * con resolución = resolutely.
    * con respecto a = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to.
    * con respecto a si... o... = as to whether... or....
    * con respeto = respectfully.
    * con responsabilidad = responsibly.
    * con retraso mental = mentally retarded.
    * con rigor = rigourously [rigorously, -USA], harshly.
    * con ruedas = wheeled.
    * con rumbo a = bound for.
    * con sabiduría = sagely.
    * con sabor = flavoured [flavored, -USA].
    * con sabor a ajo = garlicky.
    * con sabor a fruta = fruity [fruitier -comp., fruitiest -sup.].
    * con sabor artificial = artificially flavoured.
    * con sagacidad = shrewdly.
    * con saldo = prepaid [pre-paid].
    * con salida al mercado = due out.
    * con sarcasmo = sardonically, pungently.
    * con satisfacción = contentedly.
    * con sed = thirsty [thirstier -comp., thirstiest -sup.].
    * con sed de poder = power-hungry.
    * con sede en = headquartered (at/in), based in.
    * con sede en Amér

    * * *
    A
    1 (expresando relaciones de compañía, comunicación, reciprocidad) with
    vive con el or su novio she lives with her boyfriend
    ¿quieres que hable con él? do you want me to talk to him?
    está casada con un primo mío she's married to a cousin of mine
    2
    (indicando el objeto de un comportamiento, una actitud): te portaste muy mal con ellos you behaved very badly toward(s) them
    he tenido mucha paciencia contigo I have been very patient with you
    3 ( fam)
    (yo y): eso es lo que estábamos diciendo con Lucía that's what Lucía and I were saying
    se sirve con arroz serve with rice
    para mí con leche y sin azúcar, por favor milk and no sugar for me, please
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter
    5 ( Mat):
    2,5 read as: dos con cinco 2.5 (léase: two point five)
    B
    1
    (indicando una relación de simultaneidad): una cápsula con cada comida one capsule with each meal
    se levanta con el alba he gets up at the crack of dawn
    2
    (indicando una relación de causa): ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain o while it's raining like this?
    me desperté con el ruido the noise woke me
    con todo lo que pasó me olvidé de llamarte what with everything that happened I forgot to ring you
    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or con lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered to do it for me, which put me in an awkward position
    3
    (a pesar de): ¿no lo vas a llevar, con lo que le gusta el circo? aren't you going to take him? you know how much he likes the circus
    ¿cómo te olvidaste? ¡con las veces que te lo dije! how could you forget? the (number of) times I told you!
    con ser tan tarde or lo tarde que es, no estoy cansada it's very late and yet I'm not at all tired, I'm not at all tired, even though it's so late
    con todo (y con eso) me parece que es bueno even so o in spite of all that o all the same o nonetheless I think he's good
    C (indicando el instrumento, medio, material) with
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissors, use the scissors to cut it
    agárralo con las dos manos hold it with both hands
    lo estás malcriando con tanto mimo you're spoiling him with all this pampering o by pampering him so much
    con estos retazos se puede hacer una colcha you can make a quilt out of these bits of material
    ¡caray con la niña! y parecía tan modosita well fancy that! o well would you believe it! and she seemed so demure
    con + INF:
    con llorar no se arregla nada crying won't solve anything
    no hay necesidad de escribir, con llamarlo ya cumples there's no need to write; as long as o if you call him, that should do
    ¡con decirte que un café cuesta el triple que aquí! I mean, to give you an example, a cup of coffee costs three times what it costs here
    con que + SUBJ:
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy
    con tal de/con tal (de) que provided (that), as long as, so long as ( colloq)
    no importa cómo lo hagas con tal (de) que lo hagas it doesn't matter how you do it, just as long as you do it
    con tal (de) que me lo devuelvas antes de marzo as long as o provided I get it back by March
    es capaz de cualquier cosa con tal de llamar la atención he'll do anything to attract attention
    D
    andaba con dificultad/cuidado she was walking with difficulty/with care o carefully
    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!
    2
    (al describir características, un estado): amaneció con fiebre he had a temperature when he woke up, he woke up with a temperature
    ya estaba con dolores de parto she was already having labor pains
    andaba con ganas de bronca he was looking o spoiling for a fight
    con las manos en los bolsillos with his hands in his pockets
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?
    me gusta más con el pelo suelto I like her better with her hair down
    una niña con ojos azules a girl with blue eyes, a blue-eyed girl
    una mujer con aspecto de extranjera a foreign-looking woman
    un monstruo con un solo ojo a one-eyed monster
    una casa con piscina a house with a swimming pool
    E
    ( AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario): me peino con Gerardo Gerardo does my hair
    me lo mandé hacer con un sastre I had it made by a tailor
    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    * * *

     

    con preposición


    ¡con mucho gusto! with pleasure!;
    córtalo con la tijera cut it with the scissor;
    amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature;
    hablar con algn to talk to sb;
    está casada con mi primo she's married to my cousin;
    portarse mal con algn to behave badly toward(s) sb;
    tener paciencia con algn to be patient with sb;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    ¿vas a ir con ese vestido? are you going in that dress?

    ◊ ¿cómo vamos a ir con esta lluvia? how can we go in this rain?;

    ella se lo ofreció, con lo que or lo cual me puso a mí en un aprieto she offered it to him, which put me in an awkward position;
    con lo tarde que es, ya se debe haber ido it's really late, he should have gone by now
    c) con + inf:


    con llamarlo por teléfono ya cumples as long as you call him, that should do;
    me contento con que apruebes as long as you pass I'll be happy;
    See Also→ tal adverbio 2
    d) (AmL) (indicando el agente, destinatario):


    se estuvo quejando conmigo she was complaining to me
    con preposición
    1 (instrumento) with
    córtalo con un cuchillo, cut it with a knife
    1 (modo) with: hazlo con cuidado, do it carefully
    me trató con frialdad, he treated me with coldness
    2 (compañía) with: está paseando con mi madre, she is taking a walk with my mother
    3 (causa) con este frío no apetece salir, I don't feel like going out in this cold
    4 (estado) está con una depresión de caballo, he's deeply depressed
    iba con los labios pintados, she has put some lipstick on
    5 (contenido) with
    una caja con fotografías, a box (full) of photos
    6 (relación) to: está casada con un inglés, she is married to an Englishman
    habló con Alberto, he spoke to Alberto
    se disculpó con ella, he apologized to her
    7 (con infinitivo) con avisar les evitas el disgusto, just by phoning you'll save them any worry
    (+ que + subjuntivo) basta con que lo digas, it will be enough if you just say it
    ♦ Locuciones: con tal (de) que..., provided that...
    con todo (y con eso), even so
    ' con' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abarcar
    - abastecimiento
    - abatirse
    - ablandar
    - abochornar
    - abordar
    - abrazar
    - abrefácil
    - abrumar
    - acabar
    - acanallar
    - acaso
    - acero
    - acertar
    - achicharrarse
    - acierto
    - aclararse
    - acoger
    - acosar
    - acostarse
    - acreditada
    - acreditado
    - acuerdo
    - acusarse
    - adelante
    - adueñarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - afrontar
    - agarrar
    - agenciarse
    - agraciada
    - agraciado
    - agreste
    - agua
    - ahínco
    - ahumar
    - ahumada
    - ahumado
    - airosa
    - airoso
    - alhaja
    - alinearse
    - alma
    - almohada
    - alternar
    - alzarse
    - amanecer
    - amiguete
    - amilanarse
    English:
    abide
    - above
    - abruptly
    - abstract
    - accordance
    - accurately
    - accustom
    - aching
    - act
    - admit
    - advance
    - advice
    - advise
    - afraid
    - Afro
    - ageing
    - aggregate
    - aggressively
    - ago
    - agree
    - agreement
    - ahead
    - aim
    - ale
    - alive
    - all
    - allow for
    - allowance
    - ally
    - alone
    - along
    - aloud
    - amenable
    - amenities
    - Americana
    - amusement
    - and
    - angel food cake
    - angling
    - angrily
    - angry
    - annoy
    - antics
    - apologize
    - appointment
    - approach
    - approachable
    - arbitration
    - archery
    - argument
    * * *
    con prep
    1. [indica modo, manera o instrumento] with;
    se cortó con un cuchillo she cut herself with a knife;
    chocó con una farola he bumped into a lamppost;
    vino con un taxi she came by taxi;
    voy cómodo con estas botas/este jersey I'm comfortable in these boots/this sweater;
    iré a la boda con un traje negro I'm going to the wedding in a black suit;
    un joven con muy buenos modales a very polite young man;
    andar con la cabeza alta to walk with one's head held high;
    ir con prisa to be in a hurry;
    actuar con timidez to behave timidly;
    llover con fuerza to rain hard;
    lo ha conseguido con su esfuerzo he has achieved it through his own efforts;
    se lo puedes decir con toda confianza you needn't worry about telling her;
    trátalo con mucho cariño treat him with a lot of affection o very affectionately;
    lo haré con mucho gusto it will be a pleasure for me to do it, I'll be delighted to do it;
    con arreglo a la ley in accordance with the law
    2. [indica compañía, relación o colaboración] with;
    vive con sus padres she lives with her parents;
    se escribe con gente de varios países he corresponds with people from a number of different countries;
    ¿con quién vas? who are you going with?;
    está muy enfadado con su madre he's very angry with his mother;
    está casada con mi hermano she's married to my brother;
    estoy de acuerdo con ellos I agree with them;
    habló con todos he spoke to everybody;
    un acuerdo de colaboración con el Caribe a cooperation agreement with the Caribbean
    3. [indica contenido o cualidad]
    una persona con carácter a person of character;
    un hombre con bigote a man with a moustache;
    una bolsa con patatas a bag of potatoes;
    una cartera con varios documentos a briefcase containing several documents
    4. [indica unión o adición]
    un helado con nueces an ice cream with nuts;
    un pastel con nata a cream cake;
    el mío con leche, por favor I'd like milk in mine, please, I'd like mine white, please;
    el total con el IVA alcanza un millón the total is a million including Br VAT o US (sales) tax;
    tiene cuarenta con dos décimas de fiebre her temperature is 40.2 degrees
    5. [indica estado o situación]
    con buena salud in good health;
    está en cama con gripe she's in bed with flu;
    está con un enfado tremendo he's really angry;
    el niño está con ganas de ir al baño the child wants to go to the Br toilet o US bathroom;
    corría con ellos pisándome los talones I ran with them hot o hard on my heels
    6. [indica causa]
    el hielo se derrite con el calor ice melts when heated;
    me desperté con la música del vecino I was woken up by our neighbour playing music;
    con este tiempo no se puede ir de excursión we can't go out on a trip in this weather;
    con el tiempo lo olvidé in time I forgot it;
    con todo el trabajo que hemos tenido hoy, se me ha olvidado llamarle with all the work we've had today, I've forgotten to call her;
    se entristeció con las noticias she was sad when she heard the news;
    cómprales el libro, ¡con lo que les gusta leer! buy them the book, they like reading so much they'll be delighted!
    7. [hacia]
    para con towards;
    es amable para con todos she is friendly towards o with everyone
    8. (+ infinitivo) [para introducir una condición] by;
    con hacerlo así by doing it this way;
    con llamar ya quedarás bien you'll make a good impression just by phoning;
    con llorar no consigues nada it's no good crying, crying won't get you anywhere;
    con no decírselo a nadie, el secreto está garantizado if we don't tell anyone, secrecy will be guaranteed;
    con salir a las diez es suficiente if we leave at ten, we'll have plenty of time
    9. [a condición de que]
    con que, con tal de que as long as;
    con que llegue a tiempo me conformo I don't mind as long as he arrives on time;
    te dejo el gato con tal de que le des de comer I'll let you look after the cat as long as you feed it
    10. [a pesar de] in spite of;
    con todo despite everything;
    con todo lo raro que es, me encantan sus películas he may be weird, but I love his films, for all his weirdness, I love his films;
    con lo que hemos caminado hoy, y no estoy cansado despite the fact that we've walked so far today, I'm still not tired
    11. [para expresar queja o decepción]
    mira que perder, ¡con lo bien que jugaste! you were unlucky to lose, you played really well!;
    con lo agradable que es, y casi no tiene amigos considering how nice he is, he has surprisingly few friends
    12. Am [donde]
    fue a quejarse con su madre he complained to his mother;
    se hace los zapatos con Ardaches she has her shoes made at Ardaches;
    los domingos comen con su padre on Sundays they eat at her father's
    13. Méx [tras] after;
    ha trabajado día con día she's worked day after day o day in day out
    * * *
    prp
    1 with;
    voy con ellos I’m going with them;
    pan con mantequilla bread and butter;
    2
    :
    con todo eso in spite of all that;
    con tal de que provided that, as long as;
    con hacer eso by doing that;
    para con alguien to s.o., toward s.o.;
    con este calor in this heat;
    ¡con lo que he hecho por él! after all I’ve done for him!
    3
    :
    ser amable con alguien be kind to s.o.
    * * *
    con prep
    1) : with
    vengo con mi padre: I'm going with my father
    ¡con quién hablas?: who are you speaking to?
    2) : in spite of
    con todo: in spite of it all
    3) : to, towards
    ella es amable con los niños: she is kind to the children
    4) : by
    con llegar temprano: by arriving early
    5)
    con (tal) que : as long as, so long as
    * * *
    con prep
    1. (instrumento, compañía) with
    una bolsa con dinero a bag of money / a bag containing money
    con decir que no te interesa, será suficiente all you need to do is say you're not interested
    con lo + adjetivo but / yet
    con lo caro que ha costado y no funciona bien it was very expensive, but it doesn't work

    Spanish-English dictionary > con

  • 8 con muy pocas excepciones

    = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions
    Ex. With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.
    Ex. With a few exceptions, copies of patents are easy and relatively cheap to acquire.
    * * *
    = with few exceptions, with a few exceptions

    Ex: With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.

    Ex: With a few exceptions, copies of patents are easy and relatively cheap to acquire.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con muy pocas excepciones

  • 9 con respecto a

    with regard to, regarding
    * * *
    regarding, in regard to
    * * *
    = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to
    Ex. Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. In so doing the classifier should group documents in a useful order with respect to one another.
    Ex. Most data base producers have in-house guidelines for bibliographic description, and aim to achieve consistency of citation within their products.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex. Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex. It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex. However, twentieth century literature is poorly treated in comparison with earlier periods.
    Ex. The new method appears to offer accurate results and efficient computation in comparison to other approaches.
    Ex. As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    * * *
    = concerning, in regard to, regarding, regarding, vis à vis, with regard(s) to, with respect to, within, as to, in extent of, in terms of, in the way of, as for, as regards, in relation to, in comparison with, in comparison to, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to

    Ex: Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.

    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: In so doing the classifier should group documents in a useful order with respect to one another.
    Ex: Most data base producers have in-house guidelines for bibliographic description, and aim to achieve consistency of citation within their products.
    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex: In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex: Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex: It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex: However, twentieth century literature is poorly treated in comparison with earlier periods.
    Ex: The new method appears to offer accurate results and efficient computation in comparison to other approaches.
    Ex: As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.

    Spanish-English dictionary > con respecto a

  • 10 consolidar

    v.
    1 to consolidate.
    Su aprobación consolida el negocio His approval consolidates the deal.
    2 to strengthen, to make cohesive, to make firm, to make solid.
    Su apoyo consolida mi decisión His support makes my decision firm.
    * * *
    1 to consolidate
    1 to consolidate
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=afianzar) to consolidate, strengthen
    2) (Arquit) to shore up
    3) (Econ) to fund
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <situación/posición/acuerdo> to consolidate; < amistad> to strengthen
    2) <deuda/préstamo> to consolidate
    2.
    consolidarse v pron situación/acuerdo to be consolidated; amistad/relación to grow stronger
    * * *
    = cement, consolidate, crystallise [crystallize -USA], establish, solidify, place + Nombre + on a secure footing.
    Ex. An in-house bulletin may serve to cement firm relationships with the library's personnel.
    Ex. We've eliminated the editorial proof section and consolidated that operation in the MARC verification group, so we're hoping that's going to improve the quality.
    Ex. Two areas of concern may be crystallized: the citation of a volume of conference proceedings, and the citation of one contribution in such a volume.
    Ex. The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex. Libraries need to solidify around their new formats to integrate them fully with the mission and services.
    Ex. The success of the service in terms of use and solid revenue generated were sufficient to place the service on a secure footing.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1) <situación/posición/acuerdo> to consolidate; < amistad> to strengthen
    2) <deuda/préstamo> to consolidate
    2.
    consolidarse v pron situación/acuerdo to be consolidated; amistad/relación to grow stronger
    * * *
    = cement, consolidate, crystallise [crystallize -USA], establish, solidify, place + Nombre + on a secure footing.

    Ex: An in-house bulletin may serve to cement firm relationships with the library's personnel.

    Ex: We've eliminated the editorial proof section and consolidated that operation in the MARC verification group, so we're hoping that's going to improve the quality.
    Ex: Two areas of concern may be crystallized: the citation of a volume of conference proceedings, and the citation of one contribution in such a volume.
    Ex: The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex: Libraries need to solidify around their new formats to integrate them fully with the mission and services.
    Ex: The success of the service in terms of use and solid revenue generated were sufficient to place the service on a secure footing.

    * * *
    consolidar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹situación/posición/acuerdo› to consolidate; ‹amistad› to strengthen
    2 ( Mil) to consolidate
    B ‹deuda/préstamo› to consolidate; ‹compañías› to consolidate
    «situación/acuerdo» to be consolidated; «amistad/relación» to grow stronger
    * * *

     

    consolidar ( conjugate consolidar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹situación/posición/acuerdo› to consolidate;

    ‹ amistad› to strengthen
    b) ‹deuda/préstamo› to consolidate

    consolidarse verbo pronominal [situación/acuerdo] to be consolidated;
    [amistad/relación] to grow stronger
    consolidar verbo transitivo, consolidarse verbo reflexivo to consolidate: se ha consolidado como una de las empresas más exitosas del momento, it has grown to currently become one of the most successful companies
    ' consolidar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    afirmar
    - consolidarse
    - cimentar
    English:
    cement
    - consolidate
    - strengthen
    - fund
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [proyecto, democracia] to consolidate;
    [amistad] to strengthen;
    esa victoria la consolidó como una gran atleta that victory confirmed her as a great athlete
    2. Fin to consolidate
    * * *
    v/t consolidate
    * * *
    : to consolidate

    Spanish-English dictionary > consolidar

  • 11 contemplar

    v.
    1 to contemplate, to consider.
    está contemplando presentar la dimisión she is considering handing in her resignation
    la ley contempla varios supuestos the law provides for o covers various cases
    esta propuesta no contempla los ingresos por publicidad this proposal doesn't take into account income from advertising
    Juana contemplaba la luna a solas Johanna contemplated the moon alone.
    María contempla grandes utilidades Mary envisages big profits.
    2 to look at, to contemplate (paisaje, monumento).
    3 to examine.
    El maestro contempló el cuadro de María The teacher examined Ann's picture.
    4 to have provision for, to contemplate, to have provisions for.
    María contempla los tiempos venideros Mary has provisions for upcoming times.
    * * *
    1 (mirar) to contemplate, look at
    2 (pensar) to contemplate, consider
    3 (tener en cuenta) to provide for
    4 (tratar bien) to spoil
    1 to contemplate
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=observar) [+ paisaje, edificio, cuadro] to gaze at, contemplate

    contemplaba su imagen en el espejo — she gazed at o contemplated her reflection in the mirror

    pude contemplar la belleza de Elena — frm I was able to look on Elena's beauty

    2) (=analizar)

    debemos contemplar su obra desde otra perspectiva — we must look at o consider his work from another perspective

    3) (=mimar) to indulge
    4) frm (=considerar) [+ idea, posibilidad] to consider
    5) [ley, tratado] to provide for

    el acuerdo contempla una subida del 3% — the agreement provides for an increase of 3%

    2.
    VI (Rel) to meditate
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <paisaje/cuadro> to gaze at, contemplate
    b) <obra/artista> to examine, study
    c) <posibilidad/idea> to consider

    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% — the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise

    2) (Esp) ( mimar) to spoil
    * * *
    = allow for, cater for/to, envisage, envision, provide, gaze, behold.
    Ex. It also allows for and identifies three levels of detail which might be adopted in descriptive cataloguing.
    Ex. Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex. It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex. Let me further specify the requirements of the catalog envisioned by the Paris Principles.
    Ex. To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex. Her tongue was unloosed now, and she gazed at him questioningly, piercingly.
    Ex. As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    ----
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * algo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar las estrellas = stargaze.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * contemplar una situación = address + situation.
    * contemplar una vista = contemplate + view.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <paisaje/cuadro> to gaze at, contemplate
    b) <obra/artista> to examine, study
    c) <posibilidad/idea> to consider

    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% — the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise

    2) (Esp) ( mimar) to spoil
    * * *
    = allow for, cater for/to, envisage, envision, provide, gaze, behold.

    Ex: It also allows for and identifies three levels of detail which might be adopted in descriptive cataloguing.

    Ex: Labelling of subjects presents problems mainly because, in order to achieve a user-orientated approach, the various approaches of different users must be catered for.
    Ex: It is fairly common to have to modify a standard list, or compile a fresh list when a new application is envisaged.
    Ex: Let me further specify the requirements of the catalog envisioned by the Paris Principles.
    Ex: To start with, most catalogues, indexes, data bases and bibliographies provide access to information or documents.
    Ex: Her tongue was unloosed now, and she gazed at him questioningly, piercingly.
    Ex: As Confucius said ' behold the turtle, he makes progress only when his neck is out'.
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * algo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * contemplar la posibilidad = toy with, toy with + idea of, entertain + the possibility.
    * contemplar la posibilidad de suicidarse = contemplate + suicide.
    * contemplar las estrellas = stargaze.
    * contemplar posibilidades = envision + possibilities.
    * contemplar una situación = address + situation.
    * contemplar una vista = contemplate + view.
    * una vista digna de contemplar = a sight to behold.
    * un espectáculo digno de contemplar = a sight to behold.

    * * *
    contemplar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹paisaje/cuadro› to gaze at, contemplate
    desde el balcón se contempla un panorama precioso there is a wonderful view from the balcony
    a la izquierda pueden ustedes contemplar el Palacio Real on the left you can see the Royal Palace
    2 ‹obra/artista› to examine, study
    3 ‹posibilidad/idea› to consider
    la nueva propuesta contempla un aumento del 5% the new proposal envisages the possibility of a 5% rise
    la legislación actual no contempla este caso there is no provision for a situation of this kind in the current legislation o the current legislation does not provide for a situation of this kind
    no tengo contemplado ir I'm not thinking of going
    B (complacer) to spoil
    * * *

     

    contemplar ( conjugate contemplar) verbo transitivo
    a) ‹paisaje/cuadro› to gaze at, contemplate

    b) ‹posibilidad/idea› to consider, contemplate

    contemplar verbo transitivo
    1 (admirar, recrearse) to contemplate
    2 (una posibilidad) to consider
    3 (ser condescendiente) coddle: le contemplas demasiado, you coddle him too much
    ' contemplar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    codificar
    - admirar
    - mirar
    English:
    consider
    - contemplate
    - entertain
    - survey
    - behold
    - regard
    * * *
    1. [paisaje, monumento] to look at, to contemplate
    2. [opción, posibilidad] to contemplate, to consider;
    la ley contempla varios supuestos the law provides for o covers various cases;
    esta propuesta no contempla los ingresos por publicidad this proposal doesn't take into account income from advertising;
    el proyecto no contempla hacer excepciones the project makes no provision for exceptions;
    contemplamos el futuro con esperanza we are hopeful about the future, we look to the future with hope;
    está contemplando presentar la dimisión she is considering handing in her resignation
    3. [consentir] to spoil
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( mirar) look at, contemplate
    2 posibilidad consider
    * * *
    1) : to contemplate, to ponder
    2) : to gaze at, to look at
    * * *
    contemplar vb to consider / to contemplate

    Spanish-English dictionary > contemplar

  • 12 copiar

    v.
    1 to copy (gen) & (computing).
    Ricardo copia los cuadernos Richard copies the text books.
    Ricardo copió durante la prueba Richard cheated during the exam.
    copió lo que yo iba diciendo he took down what I was saying
    2 to cheat, to copy.
    3 to imitate, to follow, to copy, to emulate.
    Anita copia a su madre Little Mary imitates her mother.
    4 to copy to disk, to copy, to copy to the hard disk, to copy to the hard drive.
    Ricardo copió sus archivos Richard copied his files to disk.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to copy
    2 EDUCACIÓN to cheat, copy
    3 (escribir) to take down
    \
    copiar al pie de la letra to copy word for word
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=reproducir) to copy (de from)
    [+ estilo] to imitate
    2) [+ dictado] to take down

    copiar por las dos caras — (Téc) to make a double-sided copy

    2.
    VI [en un examen] to cheat
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <cuadro/dibujo/texto> to copy
    b) ( escribir al dictado) to take down
    2)
    a) ( imitar) to copy
    b) <respuesta/examen> to copy
    2.
    copiar vi to copy
    * * *
    = copy down, load into, parallel, transcribe, transfer, translate, mimic, copy, pull down, shadow, pull off, take + a clue from, take + a lead from.
    Ex. Then, consulting his notes again, he said that the only other thing he had copied down was the name of Rosemary Stewart.
    Ex. Multiple copies of the catalogue or index in the conventional sense are not required, but the data base can be copied and loaded into various computer systems.
    Ex. It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. Scope notes, on the order hand, may be present in a thesaurus but are unlikely to be transferred to an index.
    Ex. The structure outlined in the guidelines is not intended to translate directly into a structure for machine-readable authority records.
    Ex. These variations mimic the changes in air pressure at the microphone.
    Ex. Shareware, public domain software, and demos can legally be copied and distributed.
    Ex. It allows users to access categories of relevant information at the desktop that have been organized and pulled down from appropriate Web sites by the program.
    Ex. This shadowing project encourages children to read the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, to 'shadow' it and decide on their own choice of winner.
    Ex. One of its main advantages is the potential to pull off descriptive entries onto disc to create annotated booklists.
    Ex. Taking a clue from the video-game arcades, the scores of the top 10 players are stored and displayed to later players.
    Ex. Scotland should take a lead from Irish on gun control.
    ----
    * copiar a = upload.
    * copiar de = download.
    * copiar registros = download + records, capture + records.
    * copiarse = cheat (on).
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * copiar un fichero = load + file.
    * copiar y pegar = copy and paste.
    * volver a copiar = recopy.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <cuadro/dibujo/texto> to copy
    b) ( escribir al dictado) to take down
    2)
    a) ( imitar) to copy
    b) <respuesta/examen> to copy
    2.
    copiar vi to copy
    * * *
    = copy down, load into, parallel, transcribe, transfer, translate, mimic, copy, pull down, shadow, pull off, take + a clue from, take + a lead from.

    Ex: Then, consulting his notes again, he said that the only other thing he had copied down was the name of Rosemary Stewart.

    Ex: Multiple copies of the catalogue or index in the conventional sense are not required, but the data base can be copied and loaded into various computer systems.
    Ex: It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex: Scope notes, on the order hand, may be present in a thesaurus but are unlikely to be transferred to an index.
    Ex: The structure outlined in the guidelines is not intended to translate directly into a structure for machine-readable authority records.
    Ex: These variations mimic the changes in air pressure at the microphone.
    Ex: Shareware, public domain software, and demos can legally be copied and distributed.
    Ex: It allows users to access categories of relevant information at the desktop that have been organized and pulled down from appropriate Web sites by the program.
    Ex: This shadowing project encourages children to read the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, to 'shadow' it and decide on their own choice of winner.
    Ex: One of its main advantages is the potential to pull off descriptive entries onto disc to create annotated booklists.
    Ex: Taking a clue from the video-game arcades, the scores of the top 10 players are stored and displayed to later players.
    Ex: Scotland should take a lead from Irish on gun control.
    * copiar a = upload.
    * copiar de = download.
    * copiar registros = download + records, capture + records.
    * copiarse = cheat (on).
    * copiar tal cual = lift + wholesale and unmodified.
    * copiar un fichero = load + file.
    * copiar y pegar = copy and paste.
    * volver a copiar = recopy.

    * * *
    copiar [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹cuadro/dibujo/texto› to copy
    copió el artículo a máquina he typed out a copy of the article
    2 (escribir el dictado) to take down
    B
    1 (imitar) to copy
    me copiaron la idea/el invento they copied my idea/invention
    le copia todo al hermano he copies o imitates his brother in everything
    2 ‹respuesta› to copy
    lo pillaron copiando el examen he was caught copying in the exam
    ■ copiar
    vi
    to copy
    * * *

    copiar ( conjugate copiar) verbo transitivo
    to copy;

    le copia todo al hermano he copies his brother in everything;
    le copié la respuesta a Ana I copied the answer from Ana
    verbo intransitivo
    to copy
    copiar verbo transitivo
    1 (una persona, máquina) to copy [de, from]
    2 Educ (en un examen) to cheat
    3 (imitar) to imitate

    ' copiar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    dictado
    - chuleta
    - falsificar
    - imitar
    - pie
    English:
    ape
    - cheat
    - copy
    - crib
    - duplicate
    - impersonate
    - mark down
    - write
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [transcribir] to copy;
    copie este texto a máquina type up (a copy of) this text
    2. [anotar] to copy;
    copió lo que yo iba diciendo he took down what I was saying
    3. [imitar] to copy;
    copia siempre todo lo que hago she always copies everything I do
    4. [en examen] to copy;
    copió la respuesta she copied the answer
    5. Informát to copy;
    copiar y pegar algo to copy and paste sth
    ♦ vi
    [en examen] to copy;
    lo expulsaron por copiar he was thrown out of the exam for copying
    * * *
    v/t copy
    * * *
    copiar vt
    : to copy
    * * *
    copiar vb
    1. (en examen) to copy [pt. & pp. copied]
    2. (escribir) to copy out

    Spanish-English dictionary > copiar

  • 13 crear

    v.
    1 to create.
    me crea muchos problemas it gives me a lot of trouble, it causes me a lot of problems
    Picasso creó escuela Picasso's works have had a seminal influence
    Ricardo crea obras de arte Richard creates works of art.
    Ellas crean criaturas raras They create weird creatures.
    2 to invent.
    3 to found.
    4 to make, to make up.
    * * *
    1 (gen) to create
    2 (fundar) to found, establish; (partido) to set up
    3 (inventar) to invent
    1 to make, make for oneself
    2 (imaginarse) to imagine
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    VT
    1) (=hacer, producir) [+ obra, objeto, empleo] to create
    2) (=establecer) [+ comisión, comité, fondo, negocio, sistema] to set up; [+ asociación, cooperativa] to form, set up; [+ cargo, puesto] to create; [+ movimiento, organización] to create, establish, found

    ¿qué se necesita para crear una empresa? — what do you need in order to set up o start a business?

    aspiraban a crear un estado independiente — they aimed to create o establish o found an independent state

    3) (=dar lugar a) [+ condiciones, clima, ambiente] to create; [+ problemas] to cause, create; [+ expectativas] to raise

    el vacío creado por su muerte — the gap left o created by her death

    4) liter (=nombrar) to make, appoint
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <obra/modelo/tendencia> to create, < producto> to develop
    b) < sistema> to create, establish, set up; < institución> to set up, create; <comisión/fondo> to set up; < empleo> to create; < ciudad> to build
    2) <dificultades/problemas> to cause, create; <ambiente/clima> to create; <fama/prestigio> to bring; < reputación> to earn
    2.
    crearse v pron < problema> to create... for oneself
    * * *
    = design (for/to), construct, create, engender, establish, fashion, forge, form, invent, set up, compose, originate, bring into + being, mint, found, institute, come into + existence, mother, come up with.
    Ex. In lists designed for international use a symbolic notation instead of textual notes may be used.
    Ex. The objective in executing these three stages is to construct a document profile which reflects its subject = El propósito de llevar a cabo estas tres etapas es elaborar un perfil documental que refleje su materia.
    Ex. National agencies creating MARC records use national standards within their own country, and re-format records to UNIMARC for international exchange.
    Ex. In addition to problems with new subjects which lacked 'accepted' or established names, this guiding principle engendered inconsistency in the form of headings.
    Ex. The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex. The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex. This article calls on libraries to forge a renewed national commitment to cooperate in the building of a national information network for scholarly communications.
    Ex. Formed in 1969, the first operational system was implemented in 1972-3.
    Ex. Frequently, but not always, this same process will have been attempted by the author when inventing the title, and this explains why the title is often a useful aid to indexing.
    Ex. By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
    Ex. There have never been any attempts to compose a bibliography of US government documents relating to international law.
    Ex. In the 'office of the present', a document is usually produced by several people: someone, say an administrator or manager, who originates and checks it, a typist, who prepares the text, and a draughtsman or artist who prepares the diagrams.
    Ex. MARC was brought into being originally to facilitate the creation of LC catalogue cards.
    Ex. The article 'The newly minted MLS: what do we need to know today?' describes the skills which, ideally, every US library school graduate should possess at the end of the 1990s.
    Ex. The earliest community information service in Australia dates from as recently as 1958 when Citizens' Advice Bureaux, modelled on their British namesake, were founded in Perth = El primer servicio de información ciudadana de Australia es reciente y data de 1958 cuando se creó en Perth la Oficina de Información al Ciudadano, a imitación de su homónima británica.
    Ex. The librarians have instituted a series of campaigns, including displays and leaflets on specific issues, eg family income supplement, rent and rates rebates, and school grants.
    Ex. Some university libraries have been built up over the centuries; others have come into existence over the last 40 years.
    Ex. Necessity mothers invention, and certainly invention in the presentation of books mothers surprised interest.
    Ex. Derfer corroborated her: 'I'd be very proud of you if you could come up with the means to draft a model collection development policy'.
    ----
    * crear adicción = be addictive.
    * crear alianzas = form + alliances, make + alliances.
    * crear apoyo = build + support.
    * crear canales para = establish + channels for.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * crear consenso = forge + consensus.
    * crear demanda = make + demand.
    * crear de nuevo = recreate [re-create].
    * crear desconfianza = create + distrust.
    * crear desesperación = yield + despair.
    * crear falsas ilusiones = create + false illusions.
    * crear interés = build + interest.
    * crear la ilusión = generate + illusion.
    * crear lazos = build up + links.
    * crear lazos afectivos = bond.
    * crear posibilidades = open + window, create + possibilities.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * crear prototipos = prototype.
    * crear relaciones = structure + relationships.
    * crearse = build up, hew.
    * crearse el prestigio de ser = establish + a record as.
    * crear servidor web = put up + web site.
    * crearse una identidad = forge + identity.
    * crearse una vida = build + life.
    * crear una alianza = forge + alliance.
    * crear una base = form + a basis.
    * crear una buena impresión en = make + a good impression on.
    * crear una coalición = forge + coalition.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crear un acuerdo = work out + agreement.
    * crear una familia = have + a family.
    * crear una ilusión = create + illusion.
    * crear una imagen = build + an image, create + image, summon up + image.
    * crear una injusticia = create + injustice.
    * crear una marca de identidad = branding.
    * crear una ocasión = create + opportunity.
    * crear una preocupación = create + concern.
    * crear una situación = create + a situation.
    * crear un clima = promote + climate.
    * crear un comité = set up + committee.
    * crear un entorno = create + an environment.
    * crear un equilibrio = establish + a balance.
    * crear un fondo común de conocimientos = pool + knowledge.
    * crear un fondo común de experiencias profesionales = pool + expertise.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * crear un índice = generate + index.
    * crear un mercado para = produce + a market for.
    * crear un perfil = compile + profile, formulate + profile.
    * crear un servidor web = open up + web site.
    * crear vínculos = build up + links.
    * crear vínculos afectivos = bond.
    * oposición + crear = opposition + line up.
    * que crea adicción = addictive.
    * que crea hábito = addictive.
    * volver a crear = recreate [re-create].
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    1)
    a) <obra/modelo/tendencia> to create, < producto> to develop
    b) < sistema> to create, establish, set up; < institución> to set up, create; <comisión/fondo> to set up; < empleo> to create; < ciudad> to build
    2) <dificultades/problemas> to cause, create; <ambiente/clima> to create; <fama/prestigio> to bring; < reputación> to earn
    2.
    crearse v pron < problema> to create... for oneself
    * * *
    = design (for/to), construct, create, engender, establish, fashion, forge, form, invent, set up, compose, originate, bring into + being, mint, found, institute, come into + existence, mother, come up with.

    Ex: In lists designed for international use a symbolic notation instead of textual notes may be used.

    Ex: The objective in executing these three stages is to construct a document profile which reflects its subject = El propósito de llevar a cabo estas tres etapas es elaborar un perfil documental que refleje su materia.
    Ex: National agencies creating MARC records use national standards within their own country, and re-format records to UNIMARC for international exchange.
    Ex: In addition to problems with new subjects which lacked 'accepted' or established names, this guiding principle engendered inconsistency in the form of headings.
    Ex: The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex: The preliminary discussions and proposals which led up to the AACR, did start out with an attempt to fashion an ideology, a philosophical context, for those rules.
    Ex: This article calls on libraries to forge a renewed national commitment to cooperate in the building of a national information network for scholarly communications.
    Ex: Formed in 1969, the first operational system was implemented in 1972-3.
    Ex: Frequently, but not always, this same process will have been attempted by the author when inventing the title, and this explains why the title is often a useful aid to indexing.
    Ex: By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
    Ex: There have never been any attempts to compose a bibliography of US government documents relating to international law.
    Ex: In the 'office of the present', a document is usually produced by several people: someone, say an administrator or manager, who originates and checks it, a typist, who prepares the text, and a draughtsman or artist who prepares the diagrams.
    Ex: MARC was brought into being originally to facilitate the creation of LC catalogue cards.
    Ex: The article 'The newly minted MLS: what do we need to know today?' describes the skills which, ideally, every US library school graduate should possess at the end of the 1990s.
    Ex: The earliest community information service in Australia dates from as recently as 1958 when Citizens' Advice Bureaux, modelled on their British namesake, were founded in Perth = El primer servicio de información ciudadana de Australia es reciente y data de 1958 cuando se creó en Perth la Oficina de Información al Ciudadano, a imitación de su homónima británica.
    Ex: The librarians have instituted a series of campaigns, including displays and leaflets on specific issues, eg family income supplement, rent and rates rebates, and school grants.
    Ex: Some university libraries have been built up over the centuries; others have come into existence over the last 40 years.
    Ex: Necessity mothers invention, and certainly invention in the presentation of books mothers surprised interest.
    Ex: Derfer corroborated her: 'I'd be very proud of you if you could come up with the means to draft a model collection development policy'.
    * crear adicción = be addictive.
    * crear alianzas = form + alliances, make + alliances.
    * crear apoyo = build + support.
    * crear canales para = establish + channels for.
    * crear con gran destreza = craft.
    * crear consenso = forge + consensus.
    * crear demanda = make + demand.
    * crear de nuevo = recreate [re-create].
    * crear desconfianza = create + distrust.
    * crear desesperación = yield + despair.
    * crear falsas ilusiones = create + false illusions.
    * crear interés = build + interest.
    * crear la ilusión = generate + illusion.
    * crear lazos = build up + links.
    * crear lazos afectivos = bond.
    * crear posibilidades = open + window, create + possibilities.
    * crear problemas = make + waves, build up + problems, make + trouble.
    * crear prototipos = prototype.
    * crear relaciones = structure + relationships.
    * crearse = build up, hew.
    * crearse el prestigio de ser = establish + a record as.
    * crear servidor web = put up + web site.
    * crearse una identidad = forge + identity.
    * crearse una vida = build + life.
    * crear una alianza = forge + alliance.
    * crear una base = form + a basis.
    * crear una buena impresión en = make + a good impression on.
    * crear una coalición = forge + coalition.
    * crear una colección = build + collection.
    * crear un acuerdo = work out + agreement.
    * crear una familia = have + a family.
    * crear una ilusión = create + illusion.
    * crear una imagen = build + an image, create + image, summon up + image.
    * crear una injusticia = create + injustice.
    * crear una marca de identidad = branding.
    * crear una ocasión = create + opportunity.
    * crear una preocupación = create + concern.
    * crear una situación = create + a situation.
    * crear un clima = promote + climate.
    * crear un comité = set up + committee.
    * crear un entorno = create + an environment.
    * crear un equilibrio = establish + a balance.
    * crear un fondo común de conocimientos = pool + knowledge.
    * crear un fondo común de experiencias profesionales = pool + expertise.
    * crear un grupo = set up + group.
    * crear un índice = generate + index.
    * crear un mercado para = produce + a market for.
    * crear un perfil = compile + profile, formulate + profile.
    * crear un servidor web = open up + web site.
    * crear vínculos = build up + links.
    * crear vínculos afectivos = bond.
    * oposición + crear = opposition + line up.
    * que crea adicción = addictive.
    * que crea hábito = addictive.
    * volver a crear = recreate [re-create].

    * * *
    crear [A1 ]
    vt
    A
    1 ‹obra/modelo› to create; ‹tendencia› to create
    crear una nueva imagen para el producto to create a new image for the product
    crearon un producto revolucionario they developed o created a revolutionary product
    2 ‹sistema› to create, establish, set up; ‹institución› to set up, create; ‹comisión/fondo› to set up; ‹empleo› to create
    crearon una ciudad en pleno desierto they built a city in the middle of the desert
    B ‹dificultades/problemas› to cause, create; ‹ambiente/clima› to create; ‹fama/prestigio› to bring; ‹reputación› to earn
    su arrogancia le creó muchas enemistades his arrogance made him many enemies
    no quiero crear falsas expectativas en mis alumnos I don't want to raise false hopes among my students, I don't want to give my students false hopes
    se crea muchas dificultades he creates o makes a lot of problems for himself
    ¿para qué te creas más trabajo? why make more work for yourself?
    será difícil llenar el vacío creado con su desaparición it will be difficult to fill the gap left by his death
    * * *

     

    crear ( conjugate crear) verbo transitivo
    to create;
    ‹ producto› to develop;
    ‹institución/comisión/fondo› to set up;
    ‹fama/prestigio› to bring;
    ‹ reputación› to earn;
    ◊ crea muchos problemas it causes o creates a lot of problems;

    no quiero crear falsas expectativas I don't want to raise false hopes
    crearse verbo pronominal ‹ problema› to create … for oneself;

    ‹ enemigos› to make
    crear verbo transitivo to create
    ' crear' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    falsificar
    - hacer
    - ilusionar
    - infundio
    - rompecabezas
    - constituir
    - formar
    - meter
    English:
    boat
    - bonding
    - create
    - fashion
    - never-never land
    - rapport
    - stage
    - afoot
    - develop
    - devise
    - disrupt
    - establish
    - illusion
    - set
    - you
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [hacer, producir, originar] to create;
    crear empleo/riqueza to create jobs/wealth;
    han creado un nuevo ministerio para él they have created a new ministry for him;
    me crea muchos problemas it gives me a lot of trouble, it causes me a lot of problems;
    Picasso creó escuela Picasso's works have had a seminal influence
    2. [inventar] to invent;
    [poema, sinfonía] to compose, to write; [cuadro] to paint
    3. [fundar] to found
    * * *
    v/t create; empresa set up
    * * *
    crear vt
    1) : to create, to cause
    2) : to originate
    * * *
    crear vb
    1. (en general) to create
    2. (comité, empresa, etc) to set up

    Spanish-English dictionary > crear

  • 14 crisis económica

    f. s.&pl.
    economic crisis, slump, depression, financial crisis.
    * * *
    economic crisis, recession
    * * *
    (n.) = financial straits, economic crisis, financial crisis, crash, bad economic times, shakeout [shake-out], financial crunch, economic slump, difficult economic times, economic depression, economic doldrums
    Ex. Despite the present financial straits of developing countries, she argues in favour of long-term plan for the acquisition of relevant rare book material.
    Ex. During the economic crisis of the inter-war years, the development of Polish libraries was hampered by lack of funds and the inflationary cost of books.
    Ex. In 1893 when the nation was deep in one of its worst financial crises, librarians across the land were emphasizing the public library's role as a conservator of order.
    Ex. The article 'After the crash: librarians take stock following the market's recent nosedive' discusses the possible effects of the recent stock market crash on U.S. libraries and suggests how libraries can protect themselves during economic recession.
    Ex. With rare exceptions, law firms prosper during good and bad economic times.
    Ex. There will be a dramatic shakeout in librarianship but information scientists face a great opportunity to develop their skills by the opportunities afforded by the new technology.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Book acquisition programme in libraries and information centres under the financial crunch'.
    Ex. The mysterious decline in the profitability of the children's book market has less to do with an economic slump than with shifts in market share between established players and the newcomers.
    Ex. This sector has been something of a social 'shock absorber' in recent difficult economic times.
    Ex. Due to economic depression, lap dog thievery is now on the increase.
    Ex. People on both sides noted sardonically that economic doldrums were forcing Croats to turn to Serbs to help save them.
    * * *
    (n.) = financial straits, economic crisis, financial crisis, crash, bad economic times, shakeout [shake-out], financial crunch, economic slump, difficult economic times, economic depression, economic doldrums

    Ex: Despite the present financial straits of developing countries, she argues in favour of long-term plan for the acquisition of relevant rare book material.

    Ex: During the economic crisis of the inter-war years, the development of Polish libraries was hampered by lack of funds and the inflationary cost of books.
    Ex: In 1893 when the nation was deep in one of its worst financial crises, librarians across the land were emphasizing the public library's role as a conservator of order.
    Ex: The article 'After the crash: librarians take stock following the market's recent nosedive' discusses the possible effects of the recent stock market crash on U.S. libraries and suggests how libraries can protect themselves during economic recession.
    Ex: With rare exceptions, law firms prosper during good and bad economic times.
    Ex: There will be a dramatic shakeout in librarianship but information scientists face a great opportunity to develop their skills by the opportunities afforded by the new technology.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Book acquisition programme in libraries and information centres under the financial crunch'.
    Ex: The mysterious decline in the profitability of the children's book market has less to do with an economic slump than with shifts in market share between established players and the newcomers.
    Ex: This sector has been something of a social 'shock absorber' in recent difficult economic times.
    Ex: Due to economic depression, lap dog thievery is now on the increase.
    Ex: People on both sides noted sardonically that economic doldrums were forcing Croats to turn to Serbs to help save them.

    Spanish-English dictionary > crisis económica

  • 15 de buenas

    Ex. With one or two exceptions he is respected by the staff; however, of late most have found remaining on good terms with him to be something of a challenge.
    * * *

    Ex: With one or two exceptions he is respected by the staff; however, of late most have found remaining on good terms with him to be something of a challenge.

    Spanish-English dictionary > de buenas

  • 16 del mismo modo

    = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In the same vein, the relevant Government department should normally be in the best position to analyze the domestic effect of any Community document.
    Ex. By the same token, knowing the basics of microcomputer technology will help the librarian to appreciate why the computer does what it does with bibliographic records.
    * * *
    = exactly, in the same vein, by the same token

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: In the same vein, the relevant Government department should normally be in the best position to analyze the domestic effect of any Community document.
    Ex: By the same token, knowing the basics of microcomputer technology will help the librarian to appreciate why the computer does what it does with bibliographic records.

    Spanish-English dictionary > del mismo modo

  • 17 determinar

    v.
    1 to settle, to fix (fijar) (fecha, precio).
    2 to establish, to determine.
    determinar las causas de la muerte to establish o determine the cause of death
    Ella determinó el método She determined the method.
    Ella determina los límites She determines=demarcates the limits.
    El cajero determinó su crédito The cashier ascertained his credit.
    3 to cause, to bring about.
    aquello determinó su dimisión that caused him to resign
    4 to decide.
    determinar hacer algo to decide to do something
    5 to distinguish, to discern.
    no pude determinar quién era I couldn't make out who he was
    6 to determine to, to decide to.
    Ella determinó casarse She determined to get married.
    * * *
    1 (decidir) to resolve, decide, determine
    2 (señalar) to determine
    3 (fijar) to fix, set, appoint
    4 (estipular) to stipulate, specify
    5 (causar) to bring about, cause
    6 (hacer decidir) to make decide, decide
    1 (decidirse) to make up one's mind, decide
    * * *
    verb
    •
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=establecer) to determine

    "precio por determinar" — "price to be agreed"

    determinar el rumbo — (Aer, Náut) to set a course

    el reglamento determina que... — the rule lays down o states that...

    2) (=averiguar) [+ peso, volumen, causa] to determine; [+ daños] to assess
    3) (=motivar) to bring about, cause

    aquello determinó la caída del gobierno — that brought about o caused the fall of the government

    4) (=decidir) to decide
    5) (Ling) to determine
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (establecer, precisar)
    a) ley/contrato to state; persona to determine
    b) ( por deducción) to establish, determine

    determinar las causas del accidente — to determine o establish what caused the accident

    se ha determinado que... — it has been established that...

    2) ( motivar) to cause, bring about
    3)

    determinar + inf — to decide o (frml) determine to + inf

    determinar a alguien a + inf — to make somebody decide to + inf, to decide o determine somebody to + inf (frml)

    * * *
    = determine, establish, fix, work out, have + a say in.
    Ex. This assignment of intellectual responsibility is important, as we have seen earlier, since it determines the heading for the main entry.
    Ex. The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex. One of the functions which I have not specified is that the underlying ideology represented by the AACR aims first at fixing a location for an author and then for a work.
    Ex. The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex. Native Americans are determined not only to remain in control of their art but also to have a say in how it is interpreted.
    ----
    * determinar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * volver a determinar = respecify.
    * * *
    verbo transitivo
    1) (establecer, precisar)
    a) ley/contrato to state; persona to determine
    b) ( por deducción) to establish, determine

    determinar las causas del accidente — to determine o establish what caused the accident

    se ha determinado que... — it has been established that...

    2) ( motivar) to cause, bring about
    3)

    determinar + inf — to decide o (frml) determine to + inf

    determinar a alguien a + inf — to make somebody decide to + inf, to decide o determine somebody to + inf (frml)

    * * *
    = determine, establish, fix, work out, have + a say in.

    Ex: This assignment of intellectual responsibility is important, as we have seen earlier, since it determines the heading for the main entry.

    Ex: The intention is to establish a general framework, and then to give exceptions or further explanation and examples for each area in turn.
    Ex: One of the functions which I have not specified is that the underlying ideology represented by the AACR aims first at fixing a location for an author and then for a work.
    Ex: The details of how the assignment of numbers by authorized agencies would be controlled have yet to be worked out.
    Ex: Native Americans are determined not only to remain in control of their art but also to have a say in how it is interpreted.
    * determinar el futuro = shape + the future.
    * sin determinar = undefined.
    * volver a determinar = respecify.

    * * *
    determinar [A1 ]
    vt
    A (establecer, precisar)
    1 «ley/contrato» to state; «persona» to determine
    aún no han determinado las pautas a seguir the guidelines still haven't been determined o laid down
    2 (por deducción) to establish, determine
    determinar las causas del accidente to determine o establish what caused the accident
    de estos datos se puede determinar el costo the cost can be worked out o determined from this information
    se ha determinado que … it has been established that …
    B (motivar) to cause, bring about
    las circunstancias que determinaron la caída del imperio the circumstances which brought about o caused the fall of the empire
    ha determinado un desplazamiento hacia las afueras it has led many people to move o has led to many people moving to the outskirts
    C
    1 (decidir) «persona»: determinar + INF; to decide o ( frml) determine to + INF
    determinaron tomar medidas al respecto they decided o determined to take measures to deal with it
    2 (hacer decidir) determinar a algn A + INF to make sb decide to + INF, to decide o determine sb to + INF ( frml)
    la oposición de sus padres lo determinó a hacerlo his parents' opposition made him decide to do it, his parents' opposition decided o determined him to do it
    to decide
    debes determinarte por una u otra opción you must decide o make up your mind one way or the other
    * * *

     

    determinar ( conjugate determinar) verbo transitivo
    1 (establecer, precisar)
    a) [ley/contrato] to state;

    [ persona] to determine

    2 ( motivar) to cause, bring about
    determinar verbo transitivo
    1 (concretar, especificar) to fix, set
    2 (tomar una decisión) to decide on
    3 (averigurar, aclarar) las causas del secuestro están por determinar, the motives for the kidnapping are still unknown
    4 (condicionar) to determine
    5 (causar) to bring about
    ' determinar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    condicionar
    - pesar
    - precisar
    - repetida
    - repetido
    - establecer
    - navegar
    English:
    determine
    - pin down
    - shape
    - test case
    - trace back
    - date
    - decide
    - diagnose
    - govern
    - means
    - plot
    * * *
    ♦ vt
    1. [fijar] [fecha, precio] to settle on, to fix;
    [lugar] to decide;
    se casarán en fecha aún sin o [m5] por determinar they will marry on a date that has yet to be decided o fixed;
    reuniones para determinar los términos del acuerdo meetings to settle the terms of the agreement;
    según determina la ley,… as stipulated by law,…;
    la normativa de tráfico determina que… traffic regulations state that…
    2. [averiguar] to establish, to determine;
    determinar las causas de la muerte to determine o establish the cause of death;
    el lugar exacto del accidente es difícil de determinar it is difficult to determine o establish the exact spot where the accident occurred;
    determinaron que el accidente se debió a un error humano they established that the accident was the result of human error
    3. [motivar] to cause, to bring about;
    protestas generalizadas determinaron su dimisión widespread protests caused him to resign;
    aquello determinó su decisión that led to his decision
    4. [decidir] to decide;
    determinar hacer algo to decide to do sth;
    la tormenta lo determinó a salir antes the storm made him decide to leave early
    5. [distinguir] to distinguish, to discern;
    no pude determinar quién era I couldn't make out who he was
    6. Der to settle, to decide;
    el juez determinó su ingreso en prisión the judge ordered that he be sent to prison
    * * *
    v/t
    1 ( establecer) determine
    2
    :
    eso me determinó a llamarlo that made me decide to call him
    * * *
    1) : to determine
    2) : to cause, to bring about
    * * *
    1. (fijar) to set [pt. & pp. set] / to fix
    2. (decidir) to decide
    3. (averiguar) to determine

    Spanish-English dictionary > determinar

  • 18 en abundancia

    = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully
    Ex. Power supply requirements although needed in plenty as suggested before are normally quite basic.
    Ex. Normal telephones should be liberally supplied although shared lines are feasible.
    Ex. Concerned, thoughtful, supportive, humorous -- all those traits lacking from the present boss he has in abundance.
    Ex. With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.
    Ex. In fact, in recent years especially, exotic forms of bibliography have been spawned in profusion in Britain, North America and Western Europe.
    Ex. The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.
    Ex. These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex. They use indigenous plants that grow wild and plentifully near their homes.
    * * *
    = in plenty, liberally, in abundance, exuberantly, in profusion, aplenty [a-plenty], prodigiously, plentifully

    Ex: Power supply requirements although needed in plenty as suggested before are normally quite basic.

    Ex: Normal telephones should be liberally supplied although shared lines are feasible.
    Ex: Concerned, thoughtful, supportive, humorous -- all those traits lacking from the present boss he has in abundance.
    Ex: With few exceptions the new display types, which proliferated exuberantly during the first quarter of the century, were of three basic varieties.
    Ex: In fact, in recent years especially, exotic forms of bibliography have been spawned in profusion in Britain, North America and Western Europe.
    Ex: The article 'CD-ROM licenses: pitfalls aplenty!' advises how to deal with the licenses which subscribers are required to sign on purchase of CD-ROM products for use in libraries = El artículo "Las licencias de CD-ROM: ¡dificultades a montón!" aconseja cómo negociar las licencias que los suscriptores tienen que firmar al comprar productos CD-ROM para uso en la biblioteca.
    Ex: These nocturnal rampages by gangs of werewolves included chasing women, eating prodigiously, being splattered with mud, and caterwauling generally.
    Ex: They use indigenous plants that grow wild and plentifully near their homes.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en abundancia

  • 19 en cuanto a

    with respect to, regarding, as for
    ■ en cuanto a mí as for me, as far as I'm concerned
    * * *
    = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex. Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex. As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    Ex. Moving on to our second issue, we have identified three key barriers that continue to undermine the progress being made.
    * * *
    = as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, as regards, as to the matter of, in reference to, now as to, moving on to

    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.

    Ex: In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex: Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex: As to the matter of relics, it is almost incredible how impudently the world has been cheated.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    Ex: Moving on to our second issue, we have identified three key barriers that continue to undermine the progress being made.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en cuanto a

  • 20 en lo que respecta a

    = as far as + Nombre + be + concerned, as regards, as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, in reference to, now as to
    Ex. As far as users are concerned, standardisation of command languages for different hosts is a highly desirable.
    Ex. Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex. With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex. In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.
    * * *
    = as far as + Nombre + be + concerned, as regards, as to, in extent of, in regard to, in terms of, in the way of, with regard(s) to, as for, in reference to, now as to

    Ex: As far as users are concerned, standardisation of command languages for different hosts is a highly desirable.

    Ex: Practice as regards integration varies considerably.
    Ex: With a limited number of exceptions the title proper is transcribed exactly as to order, wording and spelling.
    Ex: In extent of enumeration and location of some topics, the sixteenth edition went back to the fourteenth edition.
    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: As for the future, the technology already exists for interfacing head-end computers on cable television systems with online catalog computers so that television sets can be employed to access catalogs.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Now as to the country of Samaria, it lies between Judea and Galilee and is made up hills and valleys.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en lo que respecta a

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