Traducción: de espanol

but rather

  • 1 Aristotéles

    m.
    Aristotle, Aristoteles.
    * * *
    * * *
    Ex. These terms are necessarily rather vague, but have a very respectable ancestry (they go back to Aristotle).
    * * *

    Ex: These terms are necessarily rather vague, but have a very respectable ancestry (they go back to Aristotle).

    * * *
    Aristotle
    * * *
    Aristotle

    Spanish-English dictionary > Aristotéles

  • 2 Cercano Oriente

    m.
    Near East.
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino Near East
    * * *
    Ex. Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) continue to use the name Near East rather than Middle East.
    * * *
    masculino Near East
    * * *

    Ex: Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) continue to use the name Near East rather than Middle East.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Cercano Oriente

  • 3 Cámara de Delegados

    Ex. Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.
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    Ex: Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Cámara de Delegados

  • 4 Cámara de Representantes

    * * *
    Ex. Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.
    * * *
    * * *

    Ex: Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Cámara de Representantes

  • 5 EE.UU., los (Estados Unidos de América, los)

    = USA, the (United States of America, the).
    Ex. Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > EE.UU., los (Estados Unidos de América, los)

  • 6 Estados Unidos de América, los (EE.UU., los)

    = USA, the (United States of America, the)
    Ex. Could the USA end up with a House of Delegates rather than a House of Representatives?.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Estados Unidos de América, los (EE.UU., los)

  • 7 Holocausto

    m.
    1 holocaust.
    2 great sacrificing, holocaust.
    * * *
    1 holocaust
    \
    ofrecer algo en holocausto figurado to offer something as a sacrifice
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    SM
    1) ( Hist)
    2) (=desastre)
    3) (Rel) (=sacrificio) burnt offering, sacrifice
    * * *
    masculino (Hist, Relig) ( sacrificio) burnt offering, sacrifice; ( destrucción) holocaust

    el Holocausto — (Hist) the Holocaust

    * * *
    ----
    * Holocausto, el = Holocaust, the.
    * * *
    masculino (Hist, Relig) ( sacrificio) burnt offering, sacrifice; ( destrucción) holocaust

    el Holocausto — (Hist) the Holocaust

    * * *
    el Holocausto
    = Holocaust, the

    Ex: The article 'The unimaginable made real: Center for Holocaust Studies' describes this centre the purpose of which is to gather material based on the accounts of survivors of the Holocaust, rather than texts based primarily on Nazi records.

    * Holocausto, el = Holocaust, the.
    * * *
    1 ( Hist, Relig) (sacrificio) burnt offering, sacrifice
    ofrecerse en holocausto ( liter); to sacrifice oneself completely
    2 (destrucción) holocaust
    3
    el Holocausto ( Hist) the Holocaust
    Compuesto:
    nuclear holocaust
    * * *

    holocausto sustantivo masculino holocaust
    ' holocausto' also found in these entries:
    English:
    holocaust
    * * *
    1. [sacrificio] burnt offering
    2. [desastre] holocaust;
    un holocausto nuclear a nuclear holocaust
    3. Hist
    el Holocausto the Holocaust
    * * *
    m holocaust
    * * *
    : holocaust

    Spanish-English dictionary > Holocausto

  • 8 Holocausto, el

    = Holocaust, the
    Ex. The article 'The unimaginable made real: Center for Holocaust Studies' describes this centre the purpose of which is to gather material based on the accounts of survivors of the Holocaust, rather than texts based primarily on Nazi records.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Holocausto, el

  • 9 Nochebuena

    f.
    Christmas Eve.
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    1 Christmas Eve
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    NOCHEBUENA Traditional Christmas celebrations in Spanish-speaking countries mainly take place on the night of Nochebuena, Christmas Eve. These include a large Christmas meal, going to Midnight Mass, Misa del Gallo, if you are a Catholic, and, in Spain, watching the seasonal message from the King on TV. Presents are traditionally given at the Epiphany by los Reyes Magos, the Three Kings, but due to ever-increasing Anglo-Saxon influence some people also give presents on Christmas Day.
    See:
    ver nota culturelle DÍA DE REYES in rey
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    femenino Christmas Eve
    •• Cultural note:
    In Spanish-speaking countries, Christmas Eve is celebrated rather than Christmas Day. Dinner is eaten before Midnight Mass known as misa del gallo. In Latin America, where many countries do not celebrate the día de Reyes ( see Reyes Magos), Christmas gifts are given on Christmas Eve. This custom is spreading in Spain, although the día de Reyes is celebrated there
    * * *
    = Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.
    Ex. These include opening the children's department at the main library on Christmas Eve.
    Ex. Christmastide is what is traditionally called the Twelve Days of Christmas: Christmas Day is the first day and 5 January is the twelfth day.
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    femenino Christmas Eve
    •• Cultural note:
    In Spanish-speaking countries, Christmas Eve is celebrated rather than Christmas Day. Dinner is eaten before Midnight Mass known as misa del gallo. In Latin America, where many countries do not celebrate the día de Reyes ( see Reyes Magos), Christmas gifts are given on Christmas Eve. This custom is spreading in Spain, although the día de Reyes is celebrated there
    * * *
    = Christmas Eve, Christmas Day.

    Ex: These include opening the children's department at the main library on Christmas Eve.

    Ex: Christmastide is what is traditionally called the Twelve Days of Christmas: Christmas Day is the first day and 5 January is the twelfth day.

    * * *
    Nochebuena (↑ Nochebuena a1)
    Christmas Eve
    In Spanish-speaking countries, Christmas Eve is celebrated rather than Christmas Day. Dinner is eaten before Midnight Mass known as misa del gallo.
    In Latin America, where many countries do not celebrate the día de Reyes Reyes Magos (↑ rey a1), Christmas gifts are given on Christmas Eve. This custom is spreading in Spain, although the día de Reyes is celebrated there.
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    Nochebuena sustantivo femenino
    Christmas Eve
    Nochebuena sustantivo femenino Christmas Eve
    ' Nochebuena' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    víspera
    English:
    Christmas Eve
    - Christmas
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    Christmas Eve
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    f Christmas Eve
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    : Christmas Eve
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    Nochebuena n Christmas Eve

    Spanish-English dictionary > Nochebuena

  • 10 Oriente Próximo

    Ex. Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) continue to use the name Near East rather than Middle East.
    * * *

    Ex: Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) continue to use the name Near East rather than Middle East.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Oriente Próximo

  • 11 Papá Noel

    m.
    Father Christmas, Santa Claus.
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    Father Christmas, Santa Claus
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    Santa Claus, Father Christmas
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    Ex. This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.
    * * *
    Santa Claus, Father Christmas
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    Ex: This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.

    * * *
    Santa Claus
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    Papá Noel n Father Christmas / Santa Claus

    Spanish-English dictionary > Papá Noel

  • 12 Salton

    adj.
    bulging, protruding.
    m.
    garfish, garpike, Belone belone.
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    1 (que salta) jumping, hopping
    2 (que sobresale) prominent
    3 (ojos) bulging
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    1. ADJ
    1) (=prominente) [ojos] bulging; [dientes] protruding
    2) LAm (=poco hecho) undercooked, half-cooked
    2.
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    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
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    ----
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    - tona adjetivo
    1) < ojos> bulging
    2) (Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary, jumpy
    * * *
    * fórmula del coseno de Salton = Salton's cosine formula.
    * * *
    A ‹ojos› bulging
    B ( Andes fam) (receloso, desconfiado) wary
    acepté medio saltona su invitación I accepted his invitation rather warily o cautiously
    se ha puesto saltón he's wary o jumpy o on edge
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    saltón
    ◊ - tona adjetivo ‹ ojos bulging

    saltón,-ona adjetivo prominent
    ojos saltones, bulging eyes

    ' saltón' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    saltona
    English:
    bulge
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    saltón, -ona adj
    1. [ojos] bulging;
    dientes saltones buckteeth
    2. Chile, Col [medio crudo] half-cooked
    * * *
    adj
    :
    ojos saltones bulging eyes
    * * *
    saltón, - tona adj, mpl saltones : bulging, protruding

    Spanish-English dictionary > Salton

  • 13 Santa Claus

    m.
    Santa Claus, Santa, Kriss Kringle, Santa Klaus.
    * * *
    = Father Christmas, Santa Claus
    Ex. This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.
    Ex. This is the world of fancies, Santa Claus, 'human' animals like Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit, and Daleks and is often shown by the way in which a young child is able to carry on a sustained relationship with an imaginary friend or animal.
    * * *
    = Father Christmas, Santa Claus

    Ex: This is when children are not really concerned with scientific truth; they believe in Father Christmas anyway, even if there lurks the suspicion that there is something rather fishy about it all.

    Ex: This is the world of fancies, Santa Claus, 'human' animals like Winnie-the-Pooh and Peter Rabbit, and Daleks and is often shown by the way in which a young child is able to carry on a sustained relationship with an imaginary friend or animal.

    Spanish-English dictionary > Santa Claus

  • 14 a decir verdad

    to tell the truth
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    = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair
    Ex. To tell the truth, I may speak, on this being indeterminate and indivisible, only tautologically: the being is the being.
    Ex. If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
    Ex. If the truth be told, both sides of the political spectrum suffer from those who operate on emotions rather than logic.
    Ex. In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex. But why had he said he offered to do the work for the superintendent when in truth she had initiated the request?.
    Ex. Fact is, we are the largest group of ungrateful, spoiled brats the world has ever seen.
    Ex. The fact is that income inequality is real -- it's been rising for more than 25 years.
    Ex. To be fair, this was not Ewart's or Edwards' idea of a public library.
    * * *
    = to tell the truth, if the truth be known, if the truth be told, in all truth, in truth, fact is, the fact is (that), to be fair

    Ex: To tell the truth, I may speak, on this being indeterminate and indivisible, only tautologically: the being is the being.

    Ex: If the truth be known, most successes are built on a multitude of failures.
    Ex: If the truth be told, both sides of the political spectrum suffer from those who operate on emotions rather than logic.
    Ex: In all truth, it must be said that this howling, hissing, foot-scraping body of young rapscallions found some cause for complaint.
    Ex: But why had he said he offered to do the work for the superintendent when in truth she had initiated the request?.
    Ex: Fact is, we are the largest group of ungrateful, spoiled brats the world has ever seen.
    Ex: The fact is that income inequality is real -- it's been rising for more than 25 years.
    Ex: To be fair, this was not Ewart's or Edwards' idea of a public library.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a decir verdad

  • 15 a favor de la raza negra

    (adj.) = pro-black [problack]
    Ex. Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.
    * * *
    (adj.) = pro-black [problack]

    Ex: Experience sensitized counselees to the limitations of white counselors, suggesting they became pro-black rather than anti-white.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a favor de la raza negra

  • 16 a groso modo

    Ex. Just as we can recognize stages of physical growth so we can isolate, rather crudely but nevertheless usefully, stages of psychological growth that have relevance to our theme.
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    Ex: Just as we can recognize stages of physical growth so we can isolate, rather crudely but nevertheless usefully, stages of psychological growth that have relevance to our theme.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a groso modo

  • 17 a gusto

    adv.
    at ease, at will, comfortably, to one's heart's content.
    * * *
    comfortable, at ease
    * * *
    = at ease, at leisure
    Ex. The architectural styles of some library buildings make the new user feel oppressed, rather than welcome and at ease.
    Ex. Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.
    * * *
    = at ease, at leisure

    Ex: The architectural styles of some library buildings make the new user feel oppressed, rather than welcome and at ease.

    Ex: Equally the housewife happily crossing off her numbers in the bingo hall is just as much at leisure as is her husband painting his pigeon loft and then going for a drink with his mates at the pub.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a gusto

  • 18 a hurtadillas

    adv.
    stealthily, on the sly, by stealth, on the quiet.
    * * *
    stealthily, on the sly
    * * *
    = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly
    Ex. List prices were not in practice always maintained, for many booksellers would surreptitiously give a discount rather than lose a sale.
    Ex. He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex. It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex. Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex. True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.
    * * *
    = surreptitiously, by stealth, stealthily, furtively, on the sly

    Ex: List prices were not in practice always maintained, for many booksellers would surreptitiously give a discount rather than lose a sale.

    Ex: He is a systematic 'sweater' who sucks wealth from toiling crowds by cunning and by stealth.
    Ex: It is contended that adoption policies have encouraged nondisclosure of information by gay men & lesbians, & surrogacy arrangements are often handled stealthily.
    Ex: Seditious books continued to appear, nevertheless, both from secret presses in England moving furtively from hideout to hideout.
    Ex: True, you may not see many boys and girls openly holding hands or kissing but many affairs are conducted on the sly.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a hurtadillas

  • 19 a la hora de la verdad

    at the moment of truth, when it comes to it
    * * *
    = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch
    Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
    Ex. You may never need the soldering iron, but if it comes to the crunch and you suddenly find you need one, you'll be glad it's there.
    Ex. Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex. When the worst comes to the worst what we should really fear is ourselves, and each other.
    Ex. If the worst comes to the worst and you are attacked, try to escape rather than fight back, especially if you believe that your assailant may be armed.
    Ex. But above all, he is still my brother and when the crunch comes to the crunch, we will all be there for him, no matter what the circumstances.
    Ex. He's told the Argies that if the crunch comes to the crunch America will side with Britain.
    * * *
    = when push comes to shove, if it comes to the crunch, when it comes to the crunch, when the worst comes to the worst, if the worst comes to the worst, when the crunch comes to the crunch, if the crunch comes to the crunch

    Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.

    Ex: You may never need the soldering iron, but if it comes to the crunch and you suddenly find you need one, you'll be glad it's there.
    Ex: Interestingly, when it comes to the crunch, there seem to be a hell of a lot of agnostics out there.
    Ex: When the worst comes to the worst what we should really fear is ourselves, and each other.
    Ex: If the worst comes to the worst and you are attacked, try to escape rather than fight back, especially if you believe that your assailant may be armed.
    Ex: But above all, he is still my brother and when the crunch comes to the crunch, we will all be there for him, no matter what the circumstances.
    Ex: He's told the Argies that if the crunch comes to the crunch America will side with Britain.

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la hora de la verdad

  • 20 a la larga

    in the long run
    * * *
    * * *
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by
    Ex. For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.
    Ex. This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex. This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex. Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex. Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex. The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex. But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex. In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex. Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex. By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously.
    * * *
    = in the long term, over the long term, in the end, eventually, for the long pull, over a period of time, over the long haul, in the far term, ultimately, by and by

    Ex: For a scheme to be successfull in the long term it is vital that there should be an organisational structure to support the scheme.

    Ex: This project ought to develop over the long term from a system designed to support the exchange of entries in micro-print to a fully automated network for the processing of records.
    Ex: This is time well invested since it saves money in the end and leads to a higher success rate in providing information = Éste es tiempo bien invertido ya que ahorra dinero en última instancia y permite ofrecer una información mucho más pertinente para el usuario.
    Ex: Eventually this work on citation orders came to fruition in the rather unlikely context of a new indexing systems, PRECIS.
    Ex: Thus, the public library in this country for the next few years and for the long pull may be presented with a first-rate opportunity for greater service to its community by defining its service with reference to some qualitative standards.
    Ex: The vibration may cause the chips to work loose over a period of time, and if they have to be pushed back into their sockets, it is very easy to bend or break one of the 'legs'.
    Ex: But over the long haul you'll just find that your data is easier and cheaper to get at if you use XML.
    Ex: In the far term novel techniques are being developed to remove carbon dioxide from fuel gas or flue gas from energy conversion systems.
    Ex: Moreover, these entries must ultimately direct the searcher to his desired specific subject in the classified file.
    Ex: By and by Tom's reading and dreaming about princely life wrought such a
    strong effect upon him that he began to act the prince unconsciously
    .

    Spanish-English dictionary > a la larga

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