Traducción: de espanol

had+i+known

  • 861 perder para siempre

    (v.) = lose to + posterity
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
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    (v.) = lose to + posterity

    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.

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  • 862 perfil de interés

    Ex. For SDI to be 'selective', it has to be matched against the known subject interests of the individual, i.e. a subject profile, so that the user receives only information that is relevant.
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    Ex: For SDI to be 'selective', it has to be matched against the known subject interests of the individual, i.e. a subject profile, so that the user receives only information that is relevant.

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  • 863 perfil de interés del usuario

    (n.) = subject profile, user interest profile
    Ex. For SDI to be 'selective', it has to be matched against the known subject interests of the individual, i.e. a subject profile, so that the user receives only information that is relevant.
    Ex. In such applications the search statement, usually referred to as a user interest profile is a linked set of index terms, which remains relatively stable over several computer runs.
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    (n.) = subject profile, user interest profile

    Ex: For SDI to be 'selective', it has to be matched against the known subject interests of the individual, i.e. a subject profile, so that the user receives only information that is relevant.

    Ex: In such applications the search statement, usually referred to as a user interest profile is a linked set of index terms, which remains relatively stable over several computer runs.

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  • 864 periférico

    adj.
    1 peripheral, outlying, noncore, peripheric.
    2 peripheric, accentric, distal, located outside the Central Nervous System.
    m.
    1 beltway, bypass, ring road.
    2 computer peripheral.
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    1 (gen) peripheral
    2 (barrio, zona) outlying
    1 INFORMÁTICA peripheral unit
    ————————
    1 INFORMÁTICA peripheral unit
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    (f. - periférica)
    adj.
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    1.
    2. SM
    1) pl periféricos (Inform) peripherals
    2) Méx (Aut) ring road, beltway (EEUU)
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    I
    - ca adjetivo <barrio/zona> outlying (before n)
    II
    1) (Inf) peripheral
    2) (AmC, Méx) ( carretera) beltway (AmE), ring road (BrE)
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    = peripheral, outlier, satellite, peripheral vascular disease.
    Ex. A common standard serial interface is the RS232C which takes a 24-pin plug and is commonly used to connect many peripherals including printers and modems.
    Ex. A number of non-public libraries participated in the co-operative scheme and they were known as outlier libraries.
    Ex. Nevertheless a small satellite library and reference service operates in the European Parliament building in the rue Belliard, Brussels = No obstante, existe un pequeño servicio sucursal bibliotecario y de referencia en el edificio del Parlamento Europeo de la calle Belliard en Bruselas.
    Ex. Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages, including red wine, reduces the risk of peripheral vascular disease.
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    * enfermedad vascular periférica = peripheral vascular disease.
    * periféricos = peripheral equipment.
    * sistema nervioso periférico = peripheral nervous system.
    * visión periférica = peripheral vision.
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    I
    - ca adjetivo <barrio/zona> outlying (before n)
    II
    1) (Inf) peripheral
    2) (AmC, Méx) ( carretera) beltway (AmE), ring road (BrE)
    * * *
    = peripheral, outlier, satellite, peripheral vascular disease.

    Ex: A common standard serial interface is the RS232C which takes a 24-pin plug and is commonly used to connect many peripherals including printers and modems.

    Ex: A number of non-public libraries participated in the co-operative scheme and they were known as outlier libraries.
    Ex: Nevertheless a small satellite library and reference service operates in the European Parliament building in the rue Belliard, Brussels = No obstante, existe un pequeño servicio sucursal bibliotecario y de referencia en el edificio del Parlamento Europeo de la calle Belliard en Bruselas.
    Ex: Moderate intake of alcoholic beverages, including red wine, reduces the risk of peripheral vascular disease.
    * enfermedad vascular periférica = peripheral vascular disease.
    * periféricos = peripheral equipment.
    * sistema nervioso periférico = peripheral nervous system.
    * visión periférica = peripheral vision.

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    ‹barrio/zona› outlying ( before n)
    un cordón de parques periféricos a ring of parks on the periphery o edge of the city
    A ( Inf) peripheral
    B (AmC, Méx) (carretera) beltway ( AmE), ring road ( BrE)
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    periférico 1
    ◊ -ca adjetivo ‹barrio/zona outlying ( before n)

    periférico 2 sustantivo masculino
    1 (Inf) peripheral
    2 (AmC, Méx) ( carretera) beltway (AmE), ring road (BrE)
    periférico,-a adjetivo
    1 peripheral
    2 (barrio) outlying
    ' periférico' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    periférica
    English:
    outlying
    - peripheral
    - suburb
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    periférico, -a
    adj
    peripheral;
    barrio periférico outlying district
    nm
    1. Informát peripheral
    periférico de entrada input device;
    periférico de salida output device;
    periférico en serie serial device
    2. CAm, Méx [carretera] Br ring road, US beltway
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    I adj peripheral; barrio outlying
    II m INFOR peripheral
    * * *
    periférico, -ca adj
    : peripheral
    1) CA, Mex : beltway
    2) : peripheral

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  • 865 perjudicar las posibilidades de

    (v.) = prejudice + chances of
    Ex. To work as a librarian is so terribly respectable that young lady trainees at library school have been known to try to keep their specialism a secret from young men so as not to prejudice their chances of acquiring boyfriends.
    * * *
    (v.) = prejudice + chances of

    Ex: To work as a librarian is so terribly respectable that young lady trainees at library school have been known to try to keep their specialism a secret from young men so as not to prejudice their chances of acquiring boyfriends.

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  • 866 permafrost

    m.
    permafrost, frozen subsoil of the Polar regions.
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    Ex. Almost 20 percent of the world's land surface is made up of permanent frozen soil -- known as permafrost -- the majority of which is in the Arctic.
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    Ex: Almost 20 percent of the world's land surface is made up of permanent frozen soil -- known as permafrost -- the majority of which is in the Arctic.

    * * *
    permafrost
    * * *
    Geol permafrost

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  • 867 permahielo

    Ex. Almost 20 percent of the world's land surface is made up of permanent frozen soil -- known as permafrost -- the majority of which is in the Arctic.
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    Ex: Almost 20 percent of the world's land surface is made up of permanent frozen soil -- known as permafrost -- the majority of which is in the Arctic.

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  • 868 permanencia

    f.
    1 staying, continued stay.
    2 continuation.
    3 permanence, dwelling, permanency, lingering.
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    1 (estancia) stay
    2 (continuidad) continuance
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    SF
    1) (=continuidad)
    2) (=estancia) stay
    3) pl permanencias [de profesores] obligatory administrative duties
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    femenino ( en lugar) stay; (en organización, cargo) continuance (frml)
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    = permanence, fixity.
    Ex. It should be possible to beat the mind decisively in regard to permanence and clarity of the items resurrected from storage.
    Ex. The attributes of a well-regulated library are well known to us all: organization, retrievability, authenticity, and fixity.
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    femenino ( en lugar) stay; (en organización, cargo) continuance (frml)
    * * *
    = permanence, fixity.

    Ex: It should be possible to beat the mind decisively in regard to permanence and clarity of the items resurrected from storage.

    Ex: The attributes of a well-regulated library are well known to us all: organization, retrievability, authenticity, and fixity.

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    2 (en una organización) continuance ( frml)
    la permanencia de nuestro país en la asociación our country's continuance in o continued membership of the association
    su permanencia en el cargo está en duda his continuance in the post is in doubt, whether or not he remains in the post is in doubt
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    permanencia sustantivo femenino ( en lugar) stay;
    (en organización, cargo) continuance (frml)
    permanencia sustantivo femenino
    1 (en un cargo) frml continuance
    2 (en un lugar) stay
    3 (en un estado) permanence
    ' permanencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    abreviar
    - acortar
    - estancia
    English:
    permanence
    - residence
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    1. [en un lugar] staying, continued stay;
    su larga permanencia en el poder ha sido muy negativa their prolonged period in office has had very damaging consequences;
    se está cuestionando su permanencia en el cargo de presidente doubts are being raised as to whether he should continue as president;
    su permanencia en primera división depende de una victoria en este partido they need to win this game in order to stay in the first division
    2. [en un estado] continuation
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    f stay
    * * *
    1) : permanence, continuance
    2) estancia: stay

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  • 869 persona

    f.
    1 person (individuo).
    vinieron varias personas several people came
    cien personas a hundred people
    en persona in person
    por persona per head
    ser buena persona to be a good person o sort
    persona mayor adult, grown-up
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2 party (law).
    persona física private individual
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3 person (grammar).
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
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    1 person
    \
    en persona in person
    persona física individual
    persona jurídica legal entity
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    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=individuo) person

    en persona — in person, in the flesh

    por persona — per person

    dos dólares por persona — two dollars per person, two dollars a head

    tercera persona — third party

    persona de edad — elderly person, senior citizen

    persona de historia dubious individual

    persona no grata, persona non grata — persona non grata

    personas realesfrm royalty sing, king and queen

    2) (Jur)
    3) (Ling) person
    4) (Rel)
    PERSONA Mientras que persona en singular se traduce por person, el plural tiene dos traducciones: people y persons. People es la forma más utilizada, ya que persons se emplea solamente en el lenguaje formal o técnico. Las dos formas llevan el verbo en plural: Acaban de llegar tres personas preguntando por un tal Sr. Oliva Three people have just arrived asking for a Mr Oliva "Peso máximo: 8 personas" "Weight limit: 8 persons" Para otros usos y ejemplos ver la entrada
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    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.
    Ex. From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex. Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex. Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex. No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex. Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex. Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex. All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex. In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex. Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
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    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( ser humano) person

    carga máxima: ocho personas — maximum capacity: eight persons

    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? — how many people do you have reporting to you?

    las personas interesadas... — all those interested...

    en persona<ir/presentarse> in person

    la tarea recayó en la persona de... — the task was allocated to...

    por persona: 20 dólares por persona 20 dollars a head; sólo se venden dos entradas por persona — you can only get two tickets per person

    2) (Ling) person
    * * *
    = fellow, figure, hand, individual, man [men, -pl.], party, person, character, chap, self.

    Ex: From the skimming he had given their writings he knew that something like a chemical agent was working in Balzac's defenseless mind, and that the hapless fellow was trying not to succumb to it.

    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    Ex: Even with such a limitation and many later supplementations by various hands, by way of addition, correction and amplification, it falls far short of completeness.
    Ex: Note that these provisions do not include research reports which have been prepared within a government agency but specifically authored by an individual = Nótese que estas disposiciones no afectan a informes de investigaciones procedentes de una agencia gubernamental aunque realizados concretamente por un individuo.
    Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume.
    Ex: Enter a brief, plea, or other formal record of one party to a case under the heading for that party.
    Ex: Apart from the names of subjects, the names of corporate bodies, persons, chemicals, trade products, and trade names are some other possibilities.
    Ex: All the same, I think the incident improbable because he has been represented up till then as a cold, careful character.
    Ex: In practice, however, such democratic attitudes among the mighty seem to have as little effect on the behaviour of those who serve them as did the remark made by King George V at his Jubilee in 1935, 'I'm really quite an ordinary sort of chap'.
    Ex: Education should relate more effectively to personal development, to individual coping and to the development of the free self.
    * a cargo de una sola persona = one-man band.
    * Algo a cargo de una sola persona = one-person operation.
    * algunas personas = some people.
    * atendido por varias personas = multi-staffed.
    * biografía de personas célebres = celebrity biography.
    * círculo de personas afines e influyentes = network.
    * como persona que = as one who.
    * conjunto de personas que reciben un servicio = constituency.
    * contra toda persona = all comers.
    * crucial para la vida de una persona = lifesaving.
    * cualquier otra persona = anybody else.
    * cualquier persona = anyone, any Tom, Dick or Harry.
    * cuidados para personas de la tercera edad = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * cuidados para personas mayores = elderly care, elder care [eldercare].
    * de persona = personal.
    * de personas con autoridad moral = authoritative.
    * de primera persona = first-person.
    * de una sola persona = one-man.
    * dirigido a las personas = people-centred, people-oriented.
    * dominio de las personas con más edad = senior power.
    * el consejo de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * el sueño de toda persona = the stuff dreams are made of.
    * en persona = in person, walk-in, in the flesh, face-to-face [face to face].
    * grupo de personas o cosas de la misma edad o categoría = peer group.
    * inicial del segundo nombre de pila de una persona = middle initial.
    * la mayoría de las personas = most people, the majority of the people.
    * la misma persona = one and the same person.
    * la opinión de otra persona = a second opinion.
    * lista de personas de contacto = contact list.
    * lista de personas y cometidos = duty roster.
    * mala persona = rotten apple, a bad lot.
    * ninguna otra persona = no one else.
    * oír por segundas personas = hear + second-hand.
    * orientado a la persona = human-oriented.
    * orientado al servicio de las personas = people-centred.
    * otra persona = somebody else, someone else, somebody else, not me.
    * para algunas personas = to some people.
    * para personas con intereses similares = birds-of-a-feather.
    * pasar de una persona a otra = pass around.
    * pérdida de persona querida = emotional loss.
    * persona a cargo = dependent.
    * persona aprensiva = apprehensive.
    * persona atrevida = risk taker.
    * persona audaz = risk taker.
    * persona aún por determinar = nomen nominandum [N.N.].
    * persona becada = fundee.
    * persona civil = civilian.
    * persona competente = a good sport.
    * persona común = ordinary person.
    * persona con ahorros = saver.
    * persona con ambición = high flyer [high flier, -USA], go-getter.
    * persona con doble personalidad = Jekyll and Hyde.
    * persona con éxito = successful person.
    * persona con iniciativa = go-getter.
    * persona con la mejor nota = top scorer, top scorer.
    * persona con llave = keyholder.
    * persona con mala ortografía = speller.
    * persona con mucha ambición = social climber.
    * persona con nivel cultural medio = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona con problemas de aprendizaje = learning disabled person.
    * persona de acción = doer.
    * persona de adentro = insider.
    * persona de altos vuelos = high flyer [high flier, -USA].
    * persona de color = non-white [nonwhite], coloured man, coloured woman, coloured [colored, -USA].
    * persona de conducta desviada = deviant.
    * persona de confianza = good old boy, sounding board.
    * persona de contacto = contact, correspondent, contact person, named contact.
    * persona de edad avanzada = elderly person.
    * persona de éxito = successful person.
    * persona de fuera = outsider.
    * persona dejada = slob.
    * persona de la alta sociedad = socialite.
    * persona de la propia empresa = insider.
    * persona de la tercera edad = elder.
    * persona de nivel cultural bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de nivel intelectual bajo = lowbrow [low-brow].
    * persona de raza blanca = white.
    * persona de raza negra = black.
    * persona designada = nominee, designate.
    * persona designada para un cargo = appointee.
    * persona destacada = standout.
    * persona divorciada = divorcee.
    * persona emprendedora = go-getter.
    * persona encargada de actualizar = maintainer.
    * persona encargada de hacer los trabajos sucios = hatchetman.
    * persona encargada de las relaciones públicas = PR man [PR men, -pl.].
    * persona encargada de recabar fondos = fundraiser [fund-raiser].
    * persona en prácticas = trainee, intern.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * persona estúpida = no-brainer.
    * persona famosa = famous person.
    * persona ilusa = daydreamer.
    * persona influyente = influencer, mover and shaker, heavy weight [heavyweight].
    * persona informada = insider.
    * persona innovadora = innovator.
    * persona inquieta = fidget.
    * persona inscrita = registrant.
    * persona interesada = taker.
    * persona joven = youth.
    * persona mañosa = handyman [handymen, pl.].
    * persona más destacada = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona más relevante = top person [top people, -pl.].
    * persona mayor = elder.
    * persona medianamente cultivada = middlebrow [middle-brow].
    * persona muy ocupada = busy beaver, busy bee.
    * persona muy trabajadora = hard-working person.
    * persona nacida después del baby boom = baby buster.
    * persona nacida durante el baby boom = baby boomer.
    * persona nacida en el fin del milenio = Millennial.
    * persona nerviosa = fidget.
    * persona no experta = non-scholar.
    * persona no grata = persona non grata.
    * persona no muy lista pero trabajadora = plodder.
    * persona normal = ordinary person.
    * persona obsesiva con el trabajo = workoholic [workholic], workaholic.
    * persona o mecanismo que resuelve problemas = solver.
    * persona opuesta a = resister (of/against).
    * persona problemática = troublemaker.
    * persona que abandona Algo = quitter.
    * persona que apoya una moción o propuesta = seconder.
    * persona que asigna el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que busca y vive de lo que encuentra en las playas = beachcomber.
    * persona que cambia de trabajo con demasiada frecuencia = job-hopper.
    * persona que concede una franquicia = franchiser [franchisor].
    * persona que contempla o mira algo = beholder.
    * persona que convoca una reunión = convener [convenor].
    * persona que cruza la carretera por un sitio no autorizado = jaywalker.
    * persona que da consuelo = comforter.
    * persona que deja un trabajo = leaver.
    * persona que desfigura Algo = defacer.
    * persona que desprecia u odia = despiser.
    * persona que desvela escándalos o corrupción = muckraker.
    * persona que duerme bien = good sleeper.
    * persona que elabora el plan de estudios = syllabus maker.
    * persona que escucha a escondidas = eavesdropper.
    * persona que escucha en secreto = eavesdropper.
    * persona que está a dieta = dieter.
    * persona que está aprendiendo a conducir = learner driver.
    * persona que está de picnic = picnicker.
    * persona que hace encajes = tatter.
    * persona que hace striptease = stripper.
    * persona que hace una cita bibliográfica = citator.
    * persona que hace un comentario = commenter.
    * persona que hace un préstamo = loaner.
    * persona que ha llegado donde está por su propio esfuerzo = self-made-man, the.
    * persona que ha viajado mucho = seasoned traveller.
    * persona que intenta averiguar y resolver problemas = troubleshooter.
    * persona que le desea suerte a otra = well-wisher.
    * persona que le gusta flirtear = flirt.
    * persona que llama = caller.
    * persona que no le gusta leer = aliterate.
    * persona que no pertenece a la familia = nonrelative [non-relative].
    * persona que no se sale del lugar donde vive = stay-at-home.
    * persona que nunca se deshace de nada = packrat, hoarder, magpie.
    * persona que obtiene una franquicia = franchisee.
    * persona que paga impuestos = taxpayer [tax-payer].
    * persona que permanece en un puesto de trabajo = stayer.
    * persona que pide asilo = asylum seeker.
    * persona que pone en práctica Algo = adopter.
    * persona que practica el sillonball = couch potato.
    * persona que recibe asesoramiento = counselee.
    * persona que recoge algo = picker.
    * persona que reparte el trabajo = assigner.
    * persona que rinde más de lo esperado = overachiever.
    * persona que rinde por debajo de su capacidad = underachiever.
    * persona que sabe contar anécdotas = raconteur.
    * persona que se cree Algo = biter.
    * persona que se cuida la línea = weight watcher.
    * persona que se dedica a una tarea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se dedica a una terea monótona = harmless drudge.
    * persona que se desarrolla tarde = late bloomer.
    * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.
    * persona que se promociona a sí misma = self-promoter.
    * persona que se queja = complainant, complainer.
    * persona que sólo habla una lengua = monoglot.
    * persona que sufre de insomio = insomniac.
    * persona que tira basura al suelo = litterbug, litter lout.
    * persona que toma la última decisión = decider.
    * persona que utiliza la biblioteca = non-library user.
    * persona que va al cine = moviegoer [movie-goer].
    * persona que va por libre = outsider.
    * persona que ve = sighted person.
    * persona que ve/observa = watcher.
    * persona que visita un servicio voluntariamente en sus ratos libres = drop-in.
    * persona que viste a la antigua = frump.
    * persona reacia a la lectura = aliterate.
    * persona recta = mensch.
    * personas = humans, party, people, public.
    * personas como = the likes of.
    * personas con ceguera parcial = partially-sighted.
    * personas con deficiencias auditivas, las = hearing impaired, the.
    * personas con deficiencias mentales corregibles = educably mentally handicapped (EMH).
    * personas con discapacidades mentales, las = intellectually disabled, the.
    * personas con discapacidades mentales = intellectually disabled people.
    * personas con éxito, las = successful, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura = print handicapped people, print handicapped, the.
    * personas con problemas de lectura de la letra impresa = print disabled people.
    * personas con problemas de vista, las = visually impaired, the, visually disabled, the, visually handicapped, the, visually impaired people (VIPs), visually challenged, the.
    * personas con problemas mentales = disturbed people.
    * personas con trastornos emocionales = disturbed people.
    * personas de color = coloured people.
    * personas de la tercera edad, las = elderly, the.
    * personas de piel blanca, las = fair skinned, the.
    * personas en desventaja = disadvantaged, the.
    * personas faltas de servicios, las = underserved, the.
    * personas famosas = those held up for praise.
    * personas importantes = those held up for praise.
    * persona sin hogar = waif, homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * persona sin problemas de vista = sighted person.
    * persona sin techo = homeless man [homeless people, -pl.].
    * personas mayores = older people, elderly people.
    * personas molestas, las = nuisance, the.
    * personas muy activas, las = those on the go.
    * personas muy ocupadas, las = those on the go.
    * personas no invitadas, las = uninvited, the.
    * persona solitaria = lone wolf.
    * personas que no pueden salir de casa = homebound, the.
    * personas que siempre están viajando, las = those on the go.
    * personas que son duras de oído, las = hard of hearing, the.
    * personas relevantes = those held up for praise.
    * personas sin conocimientos técnicos, las = non-technical, the.
    * personas sin hogar = homelessness.
    * personas sin hogar, las = homeless, the.
    * personas sin techo = homelessness.
    * personas sin trabajo remunerado, los = unwaged, the.
    * persona subvencionada = fundee.
    * persona temerosa = risk taker.
    * persona típica, la = average man, the.
    * persona u organismo que recorta presupuestos o ayuda a reducir gastos = cost-cutter.
    * persona vaga y mal vestida = slob.
    * por persona = per person.
    * préstamo para otra persona = proxy borrowing.
    * primera persona = first person.
    * representación de personas profanas en la materia = lay representation.
    * ser la persona ideal para = be the best placed to.
    * ser la persona más indicada para = be in a position to.
    * ser la última persona del mundo que + Infinitivo = be one of the last people in the world to + Infinitivo.
    * tipo de persona = public.
    * todas las personas implicadas = all concerned.
    * trabajar como persona en prácticas = intern.
    * tráfico de personas = foot fall.
    * tropezar una persona con otra = fall over + each other's feet.
    * usuario en persona = walk-in user.
    * visión contada por una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.
    * visión de una persona de adentro = insider's look, insider's perspective.

    * * *
    A
    1 (ser humano) person
    es una persona muy educada/simpática he's/she's a very polite/likable person
    había tres personas esperando there were three people waiting
    en el coche caben cinco personas the car can take five people
    [ S ] carga máxima: ocho personas o 500 kilos maximum capacity: eight persons or 500 kilos
    como persona no me gusta I don't like him as a person
    ¿cuántas personas tiene a su cargo? how many people do you have reporting to you?
    en la persona del Rey se concentra el poder civil y militar civil and military power resides in the King himself
    se rindió homenaje a los ex-combatientes en la persona de … tribute was paid to the war veterans who were represented by …
    las personas interesadas pueden presentarse mañana a las diez all those interested may come along tomorrow at ten o'clock
    es una persona de recursos she's a resourceful person, she's resourceful
    2 ( en locs):
    de persona a persona person to person
    en persona in person
    vino en persona a traerme la carta she brought me the letter in person
    conozco su obra, pero no lo conozco en persona I know his work, but I don't know him personally
    deberán presentarse en persona you must come personally o in person
    es el orden/la estupidez en persona he is orderliness/stupidity personified
    por persona: la comida salió a 20 dólares por persona the meal came to 20 dollars a head
    sólo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person o per head
    hay dos trozos por persona there are two pieces each
    Compuestos:
    displaced person
    individual
    persona jurídica or moral
    legal entity
    individual
    persona no or non grata
    persona non grata
    B ( Ling) person
    la primera persona del singular/plural the first person singular/plural
    * * *

     

    Del verbo personarse: ( conjugate personarse)

    se persona es:

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

    persona sustantivo femenino


    dos o más personas two or more people;
    las personas interesadas … all those interested …
    b) ( en locs)

    en personair/presentarse in person;

    no lo conozco en persona I don't know him personally;
    por persona per person;
    solo se venden dos entradas por persona you can only get two tickets per person;
    la comida costó 20 dólares por persona the meal cost 20 dollars per o a head
    c) (Ling) person

    persona sustantivo femenino
    1 (individuo) person, people pl: es una persona muy sensible, he is a very sensitive person
    no es mala persona, he isn't a bad sort
    había demasiadas personas, there were too many people
    familiar persona mayor, grown-up
    persona non grata, persona non grata
    2 persona jurídica, legal entity
    3 Ling person
    tercera persona del singular, third person singular
    ♦ Locuciones: en persona, in person
    por persona, per person
    ' persona' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    A
    - abajo
    - abandonar
    - abandonada
    - abandonado
    - abierta
    - abierto
    - abordar
    - aborregarse
    - abrazarse
    - abrigada
    - abrigado
    - acaparar
    - acartonarse
    - acoger
    - acogedor
    - acogedora
    - acogida
    - acostarse
    - adaptable
    - adefesio
    - adusta
    - adusto
    - afanosa
    - afanoso
    - afianzarse
    - afortunada
    - afortunado
    - agobiante
    - aguatera
    - aguatero
    - ajena
    - ajeno
    - alcanzar
    - alevosa
    - alevoso
    - alhaja
    - alma
    - alquilar
    - alta
    - alto
    - alza
    - amén
    - amordazar
    - animar
    - animadversión
    - animal
    - animarse
    - anular
    - apaciguarse
    English:
    abandon
    - absence
    - accept
    - accessible
    - acquaintance
    - act up
    - action
    - activity
    - adaptable
    - address
    - adjust
    - adjustment
    - admit
    - adult
    - advance
    - affect
    - affluent
    - agreeable
    - air
    - airy
    - aloof
    - am
    - angry
    - annoyance
    - appealing
    - appoint
    - approach
    - approachable
    - approve of
    - armchair
    - armor
    - armour
    - around
    - arrival
    - articulate
    - ask
    - ask for
    - ass
    - assassin
    - assassination
    - assign
    - astute
    - attractive
    - available
    - awkward
    - ax
    - axe
    - baby
    - background
    - backward
    * * *
    1. [individuo] person;
    vinieron varias personas several people came;
    cien personas a hundred people;
    la persona responsable the person in charge;
    necesitan la mediación de una tercera persona they need the mediation of a third party;
    ser buena persona to be nice;
    ha venido el obispo en persona the bishop came in person;
    este niño es el demonio en persona this child is the very devil;
    de persona a persona person to person, one to one;
    por persona per head
    persona de contacto contact person;
    persona mayor adult, grown-up;
    persona non grata persona non grata
    2. Der party
    persona física natural o legal person;
    persona jurídica legal entity o person
    3. Gram person;
    la segunda persona del singular the second person singular
    4. Rel person
    * * *
    f person;
    quince personas fifteen people;
    persona (humana) human being;
    persona mayor elderly person buena/mala persona nice/nasty person;
    en persona in person
    * * *
    : person
    * * *
    persona n person person se usa sobre todo en singular. Para el plural se dice people
    ¿cuántas personas había? how many people were there?

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona

  • 870 persona aún por determinar

    = nomen nominandum [N.N.]
    Ex. The abbreviation N.N. (nomen nominandum) is frequently seen in university course lists in Germany indicating that a course will take place but that the lecturer is not yet known.
    * * *
    = nomen nominandum [N.N.]

    Ex: The abbreviation N.N. (nomen nominandum) is frequently seen in university course lists in Germany indicating that a course will take place but that the lecturer is not yet known.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona aún por determinar

  • 871 persona interesada

    (n.) = taker
    Ex. When, a few years later, the typefounder Fry offered founts in Baskerville's eccentric design (which was well known to be bad for the eyes) he found few takers.
    * * *
    (n.) = taker

    Ex: When, a few years later, the typefounder Fry offered founts in Baskerville's eccentric design (which was well known to be bad for the eyes) he found few takers.

    Spanish-English dictionary > persona interesada

  • 872 personaje

    m.
    1 character.
    personaje central central character
    2 important person, celebrity (persona importante).
    ¡menudo personaje! what an unpleasant individual! (persona despreciable)
    3 big name, big wheel, personage, personality.
    * * *
    1 (famoso) celebrity
    2 (en obra, película) character
    * * *
    noun m.
    * * *
    SM
    1) (=sujeto notable) personage, important person; (=famoso) celebrity, personality

    ser un personaje — to be somebody, be important

    2) (Literat, Teat) character
    * * *
    a) (Cin, Lit) character
    b) ( persona importante) important figure, personage (frml)

    es todo un personaje — (fam) he's a real big shot (colloq)

    * * *
    = character, personage, figure.
    Ex. In the meantime, a serious oral history project is fundamental to the preservation of the memories of those characters in the drama while they are still available.
    Ex. The other systematic schedules, 38 in number, relate to particular classes of persons or things, eg 13 for subclassification under any disease or disorder, 7 for special subjects relative to any personage.
    Ex. Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    ----
    * galería de personajes famosos = hall of fame.
    * película con personajes de guiñol = puppet film.
    * personaje de fantasía = fantasy character.
    * personaje de ficción = fictional character.
    * personaje fantástico = fantasy character.
    * personaje local = local figure.
    * personaje mitológico = mythological character.
    * personaje político = political figure.
    * personaje principal = lead character.
    * personaje principal, el = main character, the, main actor, the.
    * personaje público = public figure.
    * personajes dramáticos = dramatis personae.
    * personaje secundario = secondary character.
    * personaje venido a menos = fallen star.
    * todo lo relativo al personaje novelesco Holmes = Holmesiana.
    * tratar como un personaje = lionise [lionize, -USA].
    * * *
    a) (Cin, Lit) character
    b) ( persona importante) important figure, personage (frml)

    es todo un personaje — (fam) he's a real big shot (colloq)

    * * *
    = character, personage, figure.

    Ex: In the meantime, a serious oral history project is fundamental to the preservation of the memories of those characters in the drama while they are still available.

    Ex: The other systematic schedules, 38 in number, relate to particular classes of persons or things, eg 13 for subclassification under any disease or disorder, 7 for special subjects relative to any personage.
    Ex: Much potentially valuable historical material is lost to posterity because of the attitude to the collection of primary sources which always gives pride of place to the ephemeral as long as it is compiled by a well-known figure.
    * galería de personajes famosos = hall of fame.
    * película con personajes de guiñol = puppet film.
    * personaje de fantasía = fantasy character.
    * personaje de ficción = fictional character.
    * personaje fantástico = fantasy character.
    * personaje local = local figure.
    * personaje mitológico = mythological character.
    * personaje político = political figure.
    * personaje principal = lead character.
    * personaje principal, el = main character, the, main actor, the.
    * personaje público = public figure.
    * personajes dramáticos = dramatis personae.
    * personaje secundario = secondary character.
    * personaje venido a menos = fallen star.
    * todo lo relativo al personaje novelesco Holmes = Holmesiana.
    * tratar como un personaje = lionise [lionize, -USA].

    * * *
    1 ( Cin, Lit) character
    2 (persona importante) important figure, personage ( frml)
    un personaje de la política an important political figure
    personajes del mundo del teatro celebrities o famous names from the world of theater
    es todo un personaje ( fam); he's a real big shot ( colloq)
    * * *

     

    personaje sustantivo masculino
    a) (Cin, Lit) character



    es todo un personaje en el pueblo he's something of a local celebrity
    personaje sustantivo masculino
    1 (de cine, teatro, etc) character
    2 (persona importante o conocida) celebrity, important figure
    3 fam, irón (persona atípica) es todo un personaje, she's quite a character
    ' personaje' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    caracterizar
    - escurridiza
    - escurridizo
    - histórica
    - histórico
    - pincelada
    - protagonista
    - vida
    - carácter
    - estereotipado
    - ficticio
    - glorioso
    - grotesco
    - hacer
    - interpretar
    - logrado
    - personalidad
    - vivir
    English:
    act
    - character
    - fictional
    - figure
    - kissogram
    - legendary
    - memorabilia
    - ordinary
    - royal
    - towering
    - VIP
    - assassin
    - assassinate
    - assassination
    - hot
    * * *
    1. [persona importante] important person, celebrity;
    acudieron personajes del mundo del cine celebrities from the movie world came;
    ¡menudo personaje! [persona despreciable] what an unpleasant individual!
    2. [en novela, teatro] character
    * * *
    m
    1 TEA character
    2 famoso celebrity
    * * *
    1) : character (in drama or literature)
    2) : personage, celebrity
    * * *
    1. (de libro, película, etc) character
    2. (celebridad) personality [pl. personalities]

    Spanish-English dictionary > personaje

  • 873 perturbador

    adj.
    perturbing, disturbing, baffling, unsettling.
    m.
    rioter, mutineer, instigator, rebel.
    * * *
    1 disturbing
    * * *
    perturbador, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) [noticia] disturbing, perturbing
    2) [conducta] unruly, disorderly; [movimiento] subversive
    2.
    SM / F disorderly element, unruly person
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo
    a) ( inquietante) <síntomas/comentarios/cifras> disturbing, perturbing; < belleza> disquieting (liter)
    b) ( revoltoso) disruptive
    * * *
    = disturbing, stirring, unsettling, perturbing.
    Ex. For years a most intractable and disturbing problem has been the low take-up of means-tested benefits.
    Ex. We must plan as best we can for known events while contriving to improvise when, as often happens, such stirring distractions occur unannounced.
    Ex. These two fondly remembered programs often presented speculative and unsettling political visions of American society.
    Ex. Luhmann understands emotions essentially as perturbing individual phenomena that have no place in sociology.
    * * *
    - dora adjetivo
    a) ( inquietante) <síntomas/comentarios/cifras> disturbing, perturbing; < belleza> disquieting (liter)
    b) ( revoltoso) disruptive
    * * *
    = disturbing, stirring, unsettling, perturbing.

    Ex: For years a most intractable and disturbing problem has been the low take-up of means-tested benefits.

    Ex: We must plan as best we can for known events while contriving to improvise when, as often happens, such stirring distractions occur unannounced.
    Ex: These two fondly remembered programs often presented speculative and unsettling political visions of American society.
    Ex: Luhmann understands emotions essentially as perturbing individual phenomena that have no place in sociology.

    * * *
    1 (inquietante) ‹síntomas/comentarios/cifras› disturbing, perturbing
    de una perturbadora belleza of disquieting beauty ( liter)
    2 (revoltoso) disruptive
    * * *
    perturbador, -ora
    adj
    unsettling
    nm,f
    troublemaker
    * * *
    adj disturbing
    * * *
    1) inquietante: disturbing, troubling
    2) : disruptive

    Spanish-English dictionary > perturbador

  • 874 pescado menudo

    m.
    fry, small fish.
    * * *
    (n.) = small fry, the, fish fry
    Ex. From the 1680s several large publishers formed a more permanent association which came to be known as the `conger' (the name being variously derived from congerere, `to bring together', and from the big eel which gobbles up the small fry).
    Ex. The Government is turning on the heat in the fight against catching and selling fish fry.
    * * *
    (n.) = small fry, the, fish fry

    Ex: From the 1680s several large publishers formed a more permanent association which came to be known as the `conger' (the name being variously derived from congerere, `to bring together', and from the big eel which gobbles up the small fry).

    Ex: The Government is turning on the heat in the fight against catching and selling fish fry.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pescado menudo

  • 875 pez escorpión

    Ex. Also known as ocean perch or rosefish in North America and as Norway haddock in Europe, the redfish is one of a number of red-coloured scorpion fish.
    * * *

    Ex: Also known as ocean perch or rosefish in North America and as Norway haddock in Europe, the redfish is one of a number of red-coloured scorpion fish.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pez escorpión

  • 876 phising

    Nota: En Internet, tipo de fraude por el cual el estafador consigue datos personales del usuario como número de tarjeta de crédito, nombre, de usuario, contraseña, etc. para acceder a información confidencial o aprovecharse de su dinero. Deriva su significado del acto de "pescar" fishing en el mar de Internet.
    Ex. Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.
    * * *
    Nota: En Internet, tipo de fraude por el cual el estafador consigue datos personales del usuario como número de tarjeta de crédito, nombre, de usuario, contraseña, etc. para acceder a información confidencial o aprovecharse de su dinero. Deriva su significado del acto de "pescar" fishing en el mar de Internet.

    Ex: Phishing (also known as phising or carding) is the practice whereby a scammer who is pretending to be from a legitimate organisation, sends misleading emails requesting personal and financial details from unsuspecting people.

    Spanish-English dictionary > phising

  • 877 pie1

    1 = foot [feet, -pl.], tail, toe.
    Ex. She was tapping with her foot on the carpet.
    Ex. The top and bottom of the book are known as the head and tail respectively, and the front is the fore-edge (rhymes with porridge); similarly the margins round the type on each page are called the head, tail, outer (at the fore-edge), and inner margins.
    Ex. The platen was lashed up tight to the toe of the spindle by cords which connected hooks at its four corners to another set of hooks at the four lower corners of the hose.
    ----
    * alfombra de pie de cama = bedside rug.
    * al pie (de) = at the bottom (of), at the foot (of).
    * al pie de la letra = to the letter.
    * andar con pies de plomo = tread + warily.
    * andarse con pies de plomo = walk on + eggshells.
    * apagar un fuego con los pies = stomp out + fire.
    * a pie = on foot, afoot, dismounted.
    * a poca distancia a pie = within an easy walk, within walking distance.
    * a pocos minutos a pie = within walking distance, within easy walking distance, within an easy walk.
    * apoyo para los pies = footrest.
    * arrastrando los pies = shuffling.
    * arrastrar los pies = drag + Posesivo + feet, drag + Posesivo + heels.
    * arreglarse los pies = pedicure.
    * atar de pies y manos = hogtie.
    * bajo los pies = underfoot.
    * baño de pies = footbath.
    * bomba de pie = foot pump.
    * buscarle cinco pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * buscarle los tres pies al gato = nitpick.
    * buscarle tres pies al gato = split + hairs.
    * caer de pie = land on + Posesivo + (own two) feet.
    * carrera a pie = foot race.
    * comenzar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * comenzar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing.
    * con el pie deformado = clubfooted.
    * con la punta de los pies mirando hacia dentro = pigeon-toed.
    * con los pies sobre la tierra = down-to-earth.
    * con notas a pie de página = footnoted.
    * con pie firme = sure-footed.
    * con un pie en la tumba = over the hill.
    * cuidado de los pies = footcare.
    * dar pie a = spark off, give + rise to, bring about, lead to, cause, open + the door to, give + cause to, give + occasion to.
    * dedo del pie = toe.
    * dedo gordo del pie, el = big toe, the.
    * dedo meñique del pie = pinkie toe.
    * de dos pies = two-legged.
    * dejar de pie = leave + standing.
    * de la cabeza a los pies = from head to foot, from head to toe.
    * de nuevo en pie = up and about.
    * de pies a cabeza = from head to toe, from head to foot.
    * de pies ligeros = swift-footed.
    * de pies planos = flat-footed.
    * desde la cabeza hasta los pies = head to toe, from head to toe, from head to foot.
    * distancia a pie = walking distance.
    * el ciudadano de a pie = the average Joe.
    * el mundo está a sus pies = the world is + Posesivo + oyster.
    * empezar Algo con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * empezar con buen pie = start + Nombre + on the right footing, hit + the ground running.
    * en pie = up and about.
    * en pie de guerra = on the warpath.
    * entrar con buen pie = start + Nombre + off on the right foot.
    * estar de pie = stand.
    * estar de pie por encima de = stand over.
    * freno de pie = foot brake [footbrake].
    * gente de a pie = ordinary people.
    * hombre de a pie, el = man-on-the-street, man in the street, the.
    * ir a pie = leg it.
    * la ciudadana de a pie = the average Jane.
    * la gente se puso de pie para aplaudir = standing ovation.
    * lámpara de pie = standing lamp, floor lamp.
    * levantarse con el pie izquierdo = wake up on + the wrong side of the bed, get up on + the wrong side of the bed.
    * mantenerse en pie = hold + Posesivo + own.
    * no creerse Algo al pie de la letra = take + Nombre + with a pinch of salt.
    * no encontrar ni el pie ni la cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of.
    * nota a pie de página = footnote.
    * no tener ni pies ni cabeza = can't make head(s) or tail(s) of, be pointless.
    * no tenerse en pie = Negativo + hold + water.
    * parte anterior del pie = ball of + Posesivo + foot.
    * perchero de pie = coat-stand.
    * perder el pie = lose + Posesivo + footing.
    * pie de atleta = athlete's foot.
    * pie de imprenta = edition imprint, imprint statement, imprint.
    * pie de obra = building site.
    * pie de página = footer.
    * pie de página repetido = running foot, footline.
    * pie de pie = standing.
    * Pie Grande = Bigfoot, Sasquatch.
    * pies planos = flat feet, pes planus, fallen arches.
    * pies sobre la tierra = feet on the ground.
    * planta del pie = sole.
    * poner de pie = stand + upright.
    * poner los pies en alto = put + Posesivo + feet up.
    * poner los pies en + Posesivo + casa = darken + Posesivo + door.
    * poner los pies sobre la tierra = come down + to earth.
    * poner pie en = set + foot (inside/in/on).
    * ponerse de pie = rise, stand up, get to + Posesivo + feet, rise to + Posesivo + feet.
    * ponerse en pie de guerra = dig up + the tomahawk, dig up + the hatchet, dig up + the war axe.
    * retrete de pie = squat toilet, squatty potty, squat loo.
    * sacar los pies del plato = break out of + the box.
    * sacar los pies del tiesto = break out of + the box.
    * salir por pies = take off + running, leg it, take to + Posesivo + heels, run off.
    * seguir Algo al pie de la letra = follow + Nombre + to the letter.
    * seguir al pie de la letra = keep + strictly to the letter.
    * seguir al pie del cañón = soldier on.
    * seguir en pie = hold + Posesivo + own, hold up.
    * sin pies ni cabeza = without rhyme or reason.
    * tener los pies firmemente en el suelo = feet + be + firmly planted on the ground.
    * tiña del pie = tinea pedis.
    * uña del pie = toenail.
    * visita a pie = walking tour.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pie1

  • 878 pijamas

    f.pl.
    pajamas, pyjamas.
    * * *
    = pyjamas [pajamas, -USA], pajamas [pyjamas, -UK], PJs, jammies.
    Nota: Abreviatura de pyjamas/pajamas.
    Ex. Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television shown know as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    Ex. Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    Ex. Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    Ex. Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    ----
    * fiesta de pijamas = slumber party, pyjamas party.
    * * *
    = pyjamas [pajamas, -USA], pajamas [pyjamas, -UK], PJs, jammies.
    Nota: Abreviatura de pyjamas/pajamas.

    Ex: Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television shown know as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.

    Ex: Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    Ex: Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    Ex: Pajamas or pyjamas (often abbreviated PJs or jammies) played a prominent role on a popular kids television show known as 'Bananas in Pajamas'.
    * fiesta de pijamas = slumber party, pyjamas party.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pijamas

  • 879 pinchazo

    m.
    1 prick (punzada).
    2 needle mark (marca).
    3 puncture, flat.
    4 sting, pinprick, poke, jab.
    5 tire burst.
    * * *
    1 (de neumático) puncture
    3 (inyección) injection, jab, US shot
    4 (de dolor) sharp pain
    * * *
    noun m.
    3) shot
    * * *
    SM
    1) [con objeto punzante] prick
    2) [en neumático] puncture
    3) * (=inyección) [de antibiótico, insulina] jab *, shot; [de cocaína, heroína] shot, fix **
    4) [de dolor] shooting pain, sharp pain
    5) (Telec) * tap *, bug *
    6) Esp (=fracaso) fiasco
    * * *
    a) ( herida) prick; ( inyección) shot (colloq)
    b) ( en una rueda) flat, puncture
    c) ( dolor agudo) sharp pain
    d) (fam) ( de droga) fix (colloq)
    * * *
    = puncture, puncture hole, prick, prickling, bubble burst.
    Ex. Treatment of the paper items included varnish removal; washing; and repairs to tears, punctures and missing areas.
    Ex. He even has found a fish's stomach with puncture holes caused by eating a catfish, and the fish was still none the worse for wear.
    Ex. A tiny prick is made with a lancet through a drop of allergen placed on the skin, usually on the forearm.
    Ex. Abnormal nerve sensations such as pins-and-needles, burning, prickling or similar feelings are all known as 'paresthesias'.
    Ex. Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.
    * * *
    a) ( herida) prick; ( inyección) shot (colloq)
    b) ( en una rueda) flat, puncture
    c) ( dolor agudo) sharp pain
    d) (fam) ( de droga) fix (colloq)
    * * *
    = puncture, puncture hole, prick, prickling, bubble burst.

    Ex: Treatment of the paper items included varnish removal; washing; and repairs to tears, punctures and missing areas.

    Ex: He even has found a fish's stomach with puncture holes caused by eating a catfish, and the fish was still none the worse for wear.
    Ex: A tiny prick is made with a lancet through a drop of allergen placed on the skin, usually on the forearm.
    Ex: Abnormal nerve sensations such as pins-and-needles, burning, prickling or similar feelings are all known as 'paresthesias'.
    Ex: Information technology tycoons have made a surprising rebound from the technology bubble burst to top this year's China rich people list.

    * * *
    1 (herida) prick; (inyección) shot ( colloq), jab ( BrE colloq), injection
    tiene el brazo lleno de pinchazos her arm is riddled with needle marks
    me pusieron un pinchazo they gave me a shot o a jab o an injection
    2 (en una rueda) flat, puncture
    3 (dolor agudo) sharp pain
    4 ( fam) (de droga) fix ( colloq)
    * * *

    pinchazo sustantivo masculino
    a) ( herida) prick;

    ( inyección) shot (colloq)


    d) (fam) ( de droga) fix (colloq)

    pinchazo sustantivo masculino
    1 (con algo punzante) prick
    2 (de una rueda) puncture, flat tyre
    3 (de dolor) sudden o sharp pain
    ' pinchazo' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    sentir
    English:
    flat
    - jab
    - poke
    - prick
    - prod
    - puncture
    - dig
    - pin
    * * *
    1. [punzada] prick;
    se dio un pinchazo con una jeringuilla he pricked himself with a syringe
    2. [inyección] injection, Br jab, US shot
    3. [marca] needle mark
    4. [de neumático] puncture, flat;
    sufrió un pinchazo a los cinco kilómetros de carrera he got a puncture o flat tyre five kilometers into the race
    5. [dolor agudo] stabbing pain, pang;
    me ha dado un pinchazo en la espalda I felt a stabbing pain in my back
    6. Fam [de teléfono] tap
    7. Fam [fracaso]
    el nuevo modelo ha sido un pinchazo the new model has been a flop;
    la empresa no se ha recuperado de su pinchazo en la Bolsa the company hasn't recovered from the collapse of its share price
    * * *
    m
    1 herida prick
    2 dolor sharp pain
    3 AUTO flat (tire), Br
    puncture
    4 fam ( fracaso) flop fam
    * * *
    1) : prick, jab
    2) : puncture, flat tire
    * * *
    2. (inyección) jab / injection

    Spanish-English dictionary > pinchazo

  • 880 pingüino

    m.
    penguin.
    * * *
    1 penguin
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino penguin
    * * *
    Ex. As a group, killer whales are known to eat fish, squid, seals, sea lions, penguins, even other whales.
    * * *
    masculino penguin
    * * *

    Ex: As a group, killer whales are known to eat fish, squid, seals, sea lions, penguins, even other whales.

    * * *
    penguin
    Compuesto:
    emperor penguin
    * * *

    pingüino sustantivo masculino
    penguin
    pingüino m Orn penguin
    ' pingüino' also found in these entries:
    English:
    penguin
    * * *
    penguin
    pingüino emperador emperor penguin;
    pingüino enano little penguin;
    pingüino real king penguin
    * * *
    m ZO penguin
    * * *
    : penguin
    * * *
    pingüino n penguin

    Spanish-English dictionary > pingüino

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