Traducción: de espanol

hobbyists

  • 1 aficionado

    adj.
    1 amateur.
    2 enthusiastic.
    3 amateurish.
    4 addicted.
    f. & m.
    1 fan, buff.
    2 beginner, amateur, dilettante, neophyte.
    past part.
    past participle of spanish verb: aficionar.
    * * *
    1→ link=aficionar aficionar
    1 keen, fond
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 fan, enthusiast
    2 (no profesional) amateur
    * * *
    1. (f. - aficionada)
    noun
    1) lover, enthusiast
    3) fan, supporter
    2. (f. - aficionada)
    adj.
    1) enthusiastic, keen
    * * *
    aficionado, -a
    1. ADJ
    1) (=entusiasta) keen, enthusiastic
    2) (=no profesional) amateur
    2. SM / F
    1) (=entusiasta) [de hobby] enthusiast; [como espectador] lover
    2) (=no profesional) amateur
    3) [de equipo, grupo] fan, supporter
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo [ser]

    aficionado a algofond of o keen on something

    b) ( no profesional) amateur
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( entusiasta) enthusiast

    aficionado a algo: para los aficionados al bricolaje for do-it-yourself enthusiasts; un aficionado a la música a music lover; los aficionados al tenis/fútbol tennis/football fans; los aficionados a los toros — bullfighting aficionados

    b) ( no profesional) amateur
    * * *
    = dabbler, dilettante, hobbyist, non-specialist [nonspecialist], buff, enthusiast, aficionado.
    Ex. This article examines 3 different types of user -- the dabbler, the researcher and the beginner -- and their possible reactions to CD-ROM software.
    Ex. As far as he was concerned the study of nonverbal communication was a pseudo-science, the work of dilettantes and other futile souls.
    Ex. We do not regard such a thing as at all odd when hobbyists meet; rather, we encourage it.
    Ex. However, most emergencies arise from water leakage and much can be done by the non-specialist to alleviate the damage.
    Ex. His intriguing book will be of interest to both buffs and scholars.
    Ex. Videodiscs can provide high capacity secondary storage and it is possible for the personal computer enthusiast to make use of a home video recorder in this way.
    Ex. Garlic cloves continue to be used by aficionados as a remedy for digestive disorders and fungal infections such as thrush.
    ----
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a la cerveza = beer lover.
    * aficionado a la historia = history buff.
    * aficionado a la informática = computer buff.
    * aficionado a la pesca = fishing-hobbyist.
    * aficionado a la vela = yachtsman [yachtsmen, -pl.].
    * aficionado al deporte = sports enthusiast.
    * aficionado al fútbol = football supporter, football fan.
    * aficionado al teatro = theatre buff.
    * aficionado al vino = wine lover.
    * aficionado a mirar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a observar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a todo lo militar = military buff.
    * ser aficionado a = be fond of.
    * * *
    I
    - da adjetivo [ser]

    aficionado a algofond of o keen on something

    b) ( no profesional) amateur
    II
    - da masculino, femenino
    a) ( entusiasta) enthusiast

    aficionado a algo: para los aficionados al bricolaje for do-it-yourself enthusiasts; un aficionado a la música a music lover; los aficionados al tenis/fútbol tennis/football fans; los aficionados a los toros — bullfighting aficionados

    b) ( no profesional) amateur
    * * *
    = dabbler, dilettante, hobbyist, non-specialist [nonspecialist], buff, enthusiast, aficionado.

    Ex: This article examines 3 different types of user -- the dabbler, the researcher and the beginner -- and their possible reactions to CD-ROM software.

    Ex: As far as he was concerned the study of nonverbal communication was a pseudo-science, the work of dilettantes and other futile souls.
    Ex: We do not regard such a thing as at all odd when hobbyists meet; rather, we encourage it.
    Ex: However, most emergencies arise from water leakage and much can be done by the non-specialist to alleviate the damage.
    Ex: His intriguing book will be of interest to both buffs and scholars.
    Ex: Videodiscs can provide high capacity secondary storage and it is possible for the personal computer enthusiast to make use of a home video recorder in this way.
    Ex: Garlic cloves continue to be used by aficionados as a remedy for digestive disorders and fungal infections such as thrush.
    * aficionado a contemplar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a la cerveza = beer lover.
    * aficionado a la historia = history buff.
    * aficionado a la informática = computer buff.
    * aficionado a la pesca = fishing-hobbyist.
    * aficionado a la vela = yachtsman [yachtsmen, -pl.].
    * aficionado al deporte = sports enthusiast.
    * aficionado al fútbol = football supporter, football fan.
    * aficionado al teatro = theatre buff.
    * aficionado al vino = wine lover.
    * aficionado a mirar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a observar las estrellas = stargazer.
    * aficionado a todo lo militar = military buff.
    * ser aficionado a = be fond of.

    * * *
    [ SER]
    1 (entusiasta) aficionado A algo fond OF o keen ON sth
    es muy aficionado a los deportes náuticos he's very keen on water sports
    masculine, feminine
    1 (entusiasta) enthusiast aficionado A algo:
    para los aficionados al bricolaje for do-it-yourself enthusiasts
    los aficionados a los toros bullfighting aficionados
    * * *

    Del verbo aficionar: ( conjugate aficionar)

    aficionado es:

    el participio

    Multiple Entries:
    aficionado    
    aficionar
    aficionado
    ◊ -da adjetivo [ser]

    a) ( entusiasta) aficionado a algo fond of o keen on sth


    ■ sustantivo masculino, femenino


    un aficionado a la música a music lover;
    los aficionados al tenis/fútbol tennis/football fans

    aficionado,-a
    I sustantivo masculino y femenino
    1 enthusiast
    un aficionado a la música, a music lover
    un aficionado a los toros, a bullfighting fan
    2 (no profesional) amateur
    II adjetivo
    1 keen, fond
    ser aficionado a los deportes, to be fond of sports
    2 (no profesional) amateur
    ' aficionado' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    aficionada
    - amiga
    - amigo
    - dada
    - dado
    - enamorada
    - enamorado
    - fanática
    - fanático
    - teleadicta
    - teleadicto
    - devoto
    English:
    amateur
    - amateurish
    - buff
    - cinemagoer
    - devotee
    - fan
    - fond
    - hard-core
    - into
    - keen
    - lover
    - playgoer
    * * *
    aficionado, -a
    adj
    1. [interesado] keen;
    ser aficionado a algo to be keen on sth;
    el público aficionado al cine the movie-going o Br cinema-going public
    2. [no profesional] amateur
    nm,f
    1. [interesado] fan;
    es un aficionado al cine he's a keen movie-goer o Br cinema-goer;
    un gran aficionado a la música clásica a great lover of classical music;
    los aficionados a los toros followers of bullfighting, bullfighting fans
    2. [no profesional] amateur;
    un trabajo de aficionados an amateurish piece of work
    * * *
    I adj
    :
    ser aficionado a be interested in, Br
    tb be keen on
    II m, aficionada f
    1 enthusiast;
    aficionado a la música music enthusiast o buff;
    2 no profesional amateur;
    un partido de aficionados an amateur game
    * * *
    aficionado, -da adj
    entusiasta: enthusiastic, keen
    aficionado, -da n
    1) entusiasta: enthusiast, fan
    2) : amateur
    * * *
    1. (no profesional) amateur
    2. (entusiasta) keen
    1. (amateur) amateur
    3. (entusiasta) lover

    Spanish-English dictionary > aficionado

  • 2 aficionado a la pesca

    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    * * *

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aficionado a la pesca

  • 3 aficionado a la vela

    (n.) = yachtsman [yachtsmen, -pl.]
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    * * *
    (n.) = yachtsman [yachtsmen, -pl.]

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Spanish-English dictionary > aficionado a la vela

  • 4 al borde de

    on the brink of, on the verge of
    * * *
    = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of
    Ex. With healthy roots in the library field, optical disc technology is on the verge of exponential growth into broader markets.
    Ex. The organization was trembling on the brink of financial disaster, and only the journal, American Documentation, was holding it together.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. These are the primate species on the edge of oblivion and, according to a report commissioned by three leading conservation charities.
    * * *
    = on the verge of, on the brink of, at the side of, on the edge of

    Ex: With healthy roots in the library field, optical disc technology is on the verge of exponential growth into broader markets.

    Ex: The organization was trembling on the brink of financial disaster, and only the journal, American Documentation, was holding it together.
    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: These are the primate species on the edge of oblivion and, according to a report commissioned by three leading conservation charities.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al borde de

  • 5 al lado de

    = beside, at the side of, by the side of
    Ex. A small check mark beside a heading can indicate that the heading was found in the source.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. By the side of the catalogue there should be a clear notice giving basic instructions on the use of the catalogue.
    * * *
    = beside, at the side of, by the side of

    Ex: A small check mark beside a heading can indicate that the heading was found in the source.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: By the side of the catalogue there should be a clear notice giving basic instructions on the use of the catalogue.

    Spanish-English dictionary > al lado de

  • 6 en solitario

    (adj.) = single-handed, solo, single-handedly, one-man
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. The study clearly shows the high prevalence of solo research in the field of bibliometrics.
    Ex. He almost single-handedly created Nigeria's first academic press and, with his wife, its 1st university bookshop.
    Ex. Then reading of this story aloud to young children as they look at the pictures, needs a firm, quiet voice, until that glorious wordless pictorial passage showing the 'wild rumpus,' when at least one reader discovers it is necessary to give a one-man vocal performance of some rumbustious classical music as accompaniment to the viewing of those pages.
    * * *
    (adj.) = single-handed, solo, single-handedly, one-man

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: The study clearly shows the high prevalence of solo research in the field of bibliometrics.
    Ex: He almost single-handedly created Nigeria's first academic press and, with his wife, its 1st university bookshop.
    Ex: Then reading of this story aloud to young children as they look at the pictures, needs a firm, quiet voice, until that glorious wordless pictorial passage showing the 'wild rumpus,' when at least one reader discovers it is necessary to give a one-man vocal performance of some rumbustious classical music as accompaniment to the viewing of those pages.

    Spanish-English dictionary > en solitario

  • 7 entusiasta

    adj.
    enthusiastic.
    f. & m.
    enthusiast.
    * * *
    1 enthusiastic
    1 lover, fan
    * * *
    1. adj. 2. noun mf.
    * * *
    1.
    ADJ (=apasionado) enthusiastic (de about)
    (=interesado) keen (de on)
    2.
    SMF (=aficionado) enthusiast, fan *; (=admirador) admirer
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo enthusiastic
    II
    masculino y femenino enthusiast
    * * *
    = hound, enthusiastic, zealous, enthusiast, wholehearted [whole-hearted], buff, hard-core, dedicated, committed.
    Ex. The camera hound of the future wears on his forehead a lump a little larger than a walnut.
    Ex. Mr Berman, who is a very personable and enthusiastic librarian, certainly comes across.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. Videodiscs can provide high capacity secondary storage and it is possible for the personal computer enthusiast to make use of a home video recorder in this way.
    Ex. The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex. His intriguing book will be of interest to both buffs and scholars.
    Ex. Crafton unearths material with which even hard-core buffs will be unfamiliar.
    Ex. There was a hard core of dedicated, British-trained librarians who practised their profession in tune with the social, economic and political situation of their time.
    Ex. Indeed, as was pointed out in chapter one, this is the challenge that the committed reference librarian finds so stimulating.
    ----
    * demasiado entusiasta = overenthusiastic [over-enthusiastic].
    * entusiasta del deporte = sports enthusiast.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * poco entusiasta = half-hearted [halfhearted], lukewarm.
    * * *
    I
    adjetivo enthusiastic
    II
    masculino y femenino enthusiast
    * * *
    = hound, enthusiastic, zealous, enthusiast, wholehearted [whole-hearted], buff, hard-core, dedicated, committed.

    Ex: The camera hound of the future wears on his forehead a lump a little larger than a walnut.

    Ex: Mr Berman, who is a very personable and enthusiastic librarian, certainly comes across.
    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: Videodiscs can provide high capacity secondary storage and it is possible for the personal computer enthusiast to make use of a home video recorder in this way.
    Ex: The project never achieved wholehearted international support and encouragement.
    Ex: His intriguing book will be of interest to both buffs and scholars.
    Ex: Crafton unearths material with which even hard-core buffs will be unfamiliar.
    Ex: There was a hard core of dedicated, British-trained librarians who practised their profession in tune with the social, economic and political situation of their time.
    Ex: Indeed, as was pointed out in chapter one, this is the challenge that the committed reference librarian finds so stimulating.
    * demasiado entusiasta = overenthusiastic [over-enthusiastic].
    * entusiasta del deporte = sports enthusiast.
    * persona entusiasta y trabajadora = eager beaver.
    * poco entusiasta = half-hearted [halfhearted], lukewarm.

    * * *
    enthusiastic
    enthusiast
    es un entusiasta de la ópera he's a great opera enthusiast, he's a real opera buff ( colloq)
    * * *

    entusiasta adjetivo
    enthusiastic
    ■ sustantivo masculino y femenino
    enthusiast
    entusiasta
    I adjetivo keen [de, on], enthusiastic: es un defensor entusiasta de las corridas de toros, he's an ardent supporter of bullfighting
    II mf enthusiast
    ' entusiasta' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    amante
    - tibia
    - tibio
    - aficionado
    English:
    eager
    - enthusiast
    - enthusiastic
    - glowing
    - half-hearted
    - keen
    - rapturous
    - rousing
    - standing ovation
    - unenthusiastic
    - zealous
    - zestful
    - half
    - lukewarm
    - swear
    * * *
    adj
    enthusiastic
    nmf
    enthusiast;
    * * *
    I adj enthusiastic
    II m/f enthusiast
    * * *
    : enthusiastic
    aficionado: enthusiast
    * * *
    entusiasta adj enthusiastic

    Spanish-English dictionary > entusiasta

  • 8 escasez

    f.
    1 shortage (insuficiencia).
    escasez de mano de obra labor shortage
    2 scarcity, meagerness, lack, shortage.
    * * *
    1 (carencia) scarcity, lack, shortage
    2 (mezquindad) meanness, stinginess
    * * *
    noun f.
    1) scarcity, lack, shortage
    2) want
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=insuficiencia) shortage, scarcity más frm

    escasez de aguashortage o scarcity más frm of water

    hay escasez de medicamentos — there is a shortage of medicine, medicine is in short supply

    escasez de mano de obra/viviendas — labour/housing shortage

    2) (=pobreza) poverty
    3) pl escaseces (=apuros)
    4) †† (=tacañería) meanness, stinginess
    * * *
    femenino shortage
    * * *
    = poverty, scarcity, shortage, dearth, paucity, starvation, sparsity, sparseness.
    Ex. The economically told chronicle of Slake's adventures is an eloquent study of poverty, of fear, and finally of hope as circumstances converge to force Slake from his temporary limbo.
    Ex. The relative scarcity of music automated authority and bibliographic records likewise increases costs.
    Ex. Universities currently facing a shortage of space for books should consider sending a proportion of lesser used journals to the British Library now.
    Ex. One obvious implication of this situation for the humanities is the dearth of relevant databases.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. This approach let to the financial starvation of public libraries.
    Ex. The new and rapidly developing information technology systems can be used to overcome distance and sparsity of population.
    Ex. This problem is referred to as the data sparseness problem = A este problema se le conoce como el problema de la escasez de datos.
    ----
    * escasez de agua = water shortage.
    * escasez de alimentos = food scarcity.
    * escasez de crédito = credit crunch, credit squeeze.
    * escasez de información = information scarcity, information underload.
    * escasez de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * haber escasez de = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * una escasez de = a dearth of.
    * * *
    femenino shortage
    * * *
    = poverty, scarcity, shortage, dearth, paucity, starvation, sparsity, sparseness.

    Ex: The economically told chronicle of Slake's adventures is an eloquent study of poverty, of fear, and finally of hope as circumstances converge to force Slake from his temporary limbo.

    Ex: The relative scarcity of music automated authority and bibliographic records likewise increases costs.
    Ex: Universities currently facing a shortage of space for books should consider sending a proportion of lesser used journals to the British Library now.
    Ex: One obvious implication of this situation for the humanities is the dearth of relevant databases.
    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: This approach let to the financial starvation of public libraries.
    Ex: The new and rapidly developing information technology systems can be used to overcome distance and sparsity of population.
    Ex: This problem is referred to as the data sparseness problem = A este problema se le conoce como el problema de la escasez de datos.
    * escasez de agua = water shortage.
    * escasez de alimentos = food scarcity.
    * escasez de crédito = credit crunch, credit squeeze.
    * escasez de información = information scarcity, information underload.
    * escasez de mano de obra = labour shortage.
    * haber escasez de = be in short supply, be at a premium.
    * una escasez de = a dearth of.

    * * *
    shortage
    la posguerra fue una época de escasez the postwar period was a time of shortages
    escasez DE algo:
    la escasez de medios hizo que fracasara el plan the lack of resources led to the failure of the plan
    ese verano hubo escasez de agua there was a water shortage that summer
    la escasez de recursos naturales es el problema principal del país the country's main problem is its lack o shortage of natural resources o is the scarcity of its natural resources
    * * *

     

    escasez sustantivo femenino
    shortage;

    por escasez de medios owing to a lack of resources
    escasez sustantivo femenino shortage

    ' escasez' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    carencia
    - concienciar
    - déficit
    - privación
    - insuficiencia
    - mal
    - penuria
    English:
    absence
    - basic
    - chronic
    - dearth
    - hoard
    - labour
    - lack
    - scarcity
    - shortage
    - undermanning
    * * *
    1. [insuficiencia] shortage;
    hay escasez de agua en esa región there a shortage of water in that region;
    la escasez de población es un problema en la zona the dearth of population is a problem in the area;
    montan espectáculos con gran escasez de medios they put on shows with very slender resources
    2. [pobreza] poverty;
    en tiempos de escasez in times of hardship
    * * *
    f shortage, scarcity
    * * *
    escasez nf, pl - seces : shortage, scarcity
    * * *
    escasez n shortage

    Spanish-English dictionary > escasez

  • 9 ferviente

    adj.
    fervent.
    * * *
    1 fervent, passionate
    * * *
    ADJ [devoto, partidario] fervent; [deseo, amor, ambición] burning
    * * *
    adjetivo <admiración/creyente> fervent; < deseo> burning; <fe/defensor> passionate
    * * *
    = zealous, fervent, red-blooded.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. There is little fervent advocacy in the professional literature for a much greater emphasis on multidisciplinary knowledge.
    Ex. What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
    ----
    * imaginación ferviente = wild imagination.
    * * *
    adjetivo <admiración/creyente> fervent; < deseo> burning; <fe/defensor> passionate
    * * *
    = zealous, fervent, red-blooded.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: There is little fervent advocacy in the professional literature for a much greater emphasis on multidisciplinary knowledge.
    Ex: What's the ordinary response if you're a red-blooded American consumer? I mean, you scream like hell and run to the store and demand your money back.
    * imaginación ferviente = wild imagination.

    * * *
    ‹admiración/creyente› fervent; ‹deseo› burning, ardent; ‹fe/defensor› passionate, ardent
    * * *

    ferviente adjetivo ‹admiración/creyente fervent;
    deseo burning;
    fe/defensor passionate
    ferviente adjetivo fervent
    ' ferviente' also found in these entries:
    English:
    ardent
    - fervent
    - zealous
    - avid
    - devoted
    - devout
    - earnest
    * * *
    ferviente, fervoroso, -a adj
    [admirador, apoyo] fervent, ardent; [seguidor, defensor] passionate, ardent
    * * *
    adj fig
    fervent
    * * *
    fervoroso: fervent

    Spanish-English dictionary > ferviente

  • 10 impertérrito

    adj.
    imperturbable, unimpressed, undaunted, undisturbed.
    * * *
    1 imperturbable, undaunted
    * * *
    ADJ
    1) (=sin miedo) unafraid
    2) (=impávido) unshaken, unmoved
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo unmoved
    * * *
    = undeterred, unabashed, undaunted, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, unfazed.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex. His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex. Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex. In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex. Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex. I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex. Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex. Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.
    * * *
    - ta adjetivo unmoved
    * * *
    = undeterred, unabashed, undaunted, nonplussed [nonplused], unperturbed, nonchalant, nonplus, unflappable, unfazed.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'What's the number?: an unofficial and unabashed guide to the Library of Congress Classification for the social sciences'.
    Ex: His novels reflect the story of the spirit of man, undaunted and ceaselessly toiling and achieving ever higher levels of culture.
    Ex: Considering all that has happened to them, the cousins were nonplussed.
    Ex: In one of the projects, a robot cohabitated with two chickens, who were unperturbed by its presence.
    Ex: Certainly the explanation was remarkably in accordance with the nonchalant character of the noble lord who gave it.
    Ex: I remember reading an interview where Boll was nonplus about it, but then days later the site got shut down.
    Ex: Steel's book exemplifies what might be termed the subgenre of 'Mutiny novel,' using such conventional characters as the plucky Englishwoman, the unflappable English gentleman-spy, and the crazed religious zealot.
    Ex: Polish Prime Minister said his country was unfazed by Russian threats to point missiles at a planned US missile shield site in Poland.

    * * *
    unmoved
    escucharon impertérritos las acusaciones they listened impassively to the charges
    oyó impertérrito mis reproches he listened to my reproaches unperturbed o unmoved
    * * *

    impertérrito,-a adjetivo undaunted, fearless
    ' impertérrito' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    impertérrita
    English:
    unperturbed
    - undaunted
    * * *
    impertérrito, -a adj
    [impávido] unperturbed, unmoved; [ante peligros] fearless
    * * *
    adj unperturbed, unmoved

    Spanish-English dictionary > impertérrito

  • 11 montañero

    m.
    1 forester, keeper of a forest.
    2 forest ranger.
    * * *
    1 mountaineering
    nombre masculino,nombre femenino
    1 mountaineer
    * * *
    montañero, -a
    1.
    SM / F mountaineer, climber
    2.
    ADJ mountain antes de s
    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino mountaineer, mountain climber
    * * *
    = mountaineer, highlander, climber, hill-goer.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. Among the groups of warriors this books studies are the Scottish highlanders, hussars, mamluks, lancers, and cossacks.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex. Africa has lions, Alaska has grizzlies, Nepal has yeti. Britain has the worst of the lot - midgies! They make life hell for campers, walkers and hill-goers alike.
    * * *
    - ra masculino, femenino mountaineer, mountain climber
    * * *
    = mountaineer, highlander, climber, hill-goer.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: Among the groups of warriors this books studies are the Scottish highlanders, hussars, mamluks, lancers, and cossacks.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex: Africa has lions, Alaska has grizzlies, Nepal has yeti. Britain has the worst of the lot - midgies! They make life hell for campers, walkers and hill-goers alike.

    * * *
    masculine, feminine
    A ( Dep) mountaineer, mountain climber
    escuela de montañeros mountaineering school
    B ( Col) (rústico, simple) hayseed ( AmE colloq), yokel ( BrE colloq)
    * * *

    montañero
    ◊ -ra sustantivo masculino, femenino

    mountaineer, mountain climber
    montañero,-a sustantivo masculino y femenino mountaineer

    ' montañero' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    montañera
    English:
    yokel
    * * *
    montañero, -a
    adj
    la vida montañera life in the mountains;
    nm,f
    mountaineer
    * * *
    m, montañera f mountaineer
    * * *
    montañero, -ra n
    : mountaineer, mountain climber

    Spanish-English dictionary > montañero

  • 12 para todo tipo de tiempo

    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    * * *

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Spanish-English dictionary > para todo tipo de tiempo

  • 13 pasar apuros

    v.
    to have a hard time.
    * * *
    (económicos) to be hard up 2 (dificultades) to be in a tight spot
    * * *
    (v.) = struggle, pass through + adversity, have + a thin time, be under strain, bear + hardship, be hard pressed, feel + the pinch, have + a hard time, the wolves + be + at the door, have + a tough time
    Ex. The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.
    Ex. The personnel officer could see that the director was passing through adversity.
    Ex. But the week by week publication of details of companies' accounts in the Bookseller cannot but show that many publishing houses have been having a very thin time indeed.
    Ex. Sources of domestic supply of periodicals in the socialist countries are also under strain or have collapsed.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. Patent lawyers would be hard pressed if they had to operate without abstracts to the millions upon millions of patents issued for centuries all around the world.
    Ex. Not unlike many municipalities in these inflationary times, Earnscliffe is feeling the pinch of a severely high general property tax -- i.e., the tax on real estate and personal property, both tangible and intangible.
    Ex. Scholars are going to have a hard time finding that reference.
    Ex. Yes, I know it's late, but there has been 'trouble at mill' -- the wolves have been at the doors, and the natives are nervous.
    Ex. He had a tough time lugging his lumpy, oversized travelbag onto the plane and stuffing it in the overhead bin.
    * * *
    (v.) = struggle, pass through + adversity, have + a thin time, be under strain, bear + hardship, be hard pressed, feel + the pinch, have + a hard time, the wolves + be + at the door, have + a tough time

    Ex: The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.

    Ex: The personnel officer could see that the director was passing through adversity.
    Ex: But the week by week publication of details of companies' accounts in the Bookseller cannot but show that many publishing houses have been having a very thin time indeed.
    Ex: Sources of domestic supply of periodicals in the socialist countries are also under strain or have collapsed.
    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: Patent lawyers would be hard pressed if they had to operate without abstracts to the millions upon millions of patents issued for centuries all around the world.
    Ex: Not unlike many municipalities in these inflationary times, Earnscliffe is feeling the pinch of a severely high general property tax -- i.e., the tax on real estate and personal property, both tangible and intangible.
    Ex: Scholars are going to have a hard time finding that reference.
    Ex: Yes, I know it's late, but there has been 'trouble at mill' -- the wolves have been at the doors, and the natives are nervous.
    Ex: He had a tough time lugging his lumpy, oversized travelbag onto the plane and stuffing it in the overhead bin.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pasar apuros

  • 14 pasar dificultades

    v.
    to be having troubles, to go through a lot of trouble, to be having a lot of trouble, to go through difficulties.
    * * *
    (v.) = struggle, be under strain, bear + hardship, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times
    Ex. The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.
    Ex. Sources of domestic supply of periodicals in the socialist countries are also under strain or have collapsed.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. Videotext services have had a notoriously difficult time becoming accepted in the US marketplace.
    Ex. Consumer publishing is experiencing difficult times and there are specific developments which are influencing the market for children's books.
    Ex. The author discusses the history of and services offered by the Folger Shakespeare Library which has passed through difficult times and emerged with a new building and a new personality.
    Ex. This may be a reason why the publishing industry is facing such difficult times.
    * * *
    (v.) = struggle, be under strain, bear + hardship, have + a difficult time, experience + difficult times, pass through + difficult times, face + difficult times

    Ex: The chemist, struggling with the synthesis of an organic compound, has all the chemical literature before him in his laboratory.

    Ex: Sources of domestic supply of periodicals in the socialist countries are also under strain or have collapsed.
    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex: Videotext services have had a notoriously difficult time becoming accepted in the US marketplace.
    Ex: Consumer publishing is experiencing difficult times and there are specific developments which are influencing the market for children's books.
    Ex: The author discusses the history of and services offered by the Folger Shakespeare Library which has passed through difficult times and emerged with a new building and a new personality.
    Ex: This may be a reason why the publishing industry is facing such difficult times.

    Spanish-English dictionary > pasar dificultades

  • 15 pecera

    f.
    1 fish tank (acuario).
    2 fishbowl, goldfish bowl.
    * * *
    1 (redonda) fishbowl; (rectangular) fish tank
    * * *
    SF [redonda] fishbowl; [rectangular] fish tank
    * * *
    femenino ( redonda) goldfish bowl; ( rectangular) fish tank
    * * *
    = goldfish bowl, fish tank, fish bowl.
    Ex. 'The goldfish bowl effect of an online serials control system' is a paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference of the North American Serials Interest Group held at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, from 22-25 June 86.
    Ex. Aquazone is a realistic simulation of a fish tank in which you create your aquarium and take care of fish.
    Ex. Aquarium hobbyists have known for decades of the inadequacies of fish bowls for the long term health of most fish.
    ----
    * pecera para animales anfibios = amphibian tank.
    * * *
    femenino ( redonda) goldfish bowl; ( rectangular) fish tank
    * * *
    = goldfish bowl, fish tank, fish bowl.

    Ex: 'The goldfish bowl effect of an online serials control system' is a paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference of the North American Serials Interest Group held at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania, from 22-25 June 86.

    Ex: Aquazone is a realistic simulation of a fish tank in which you create your aquarium and take care of fish.
    Ex: Aquarium hobbyists have known for decades of the inadequacies of fish bowls for the long term health of most fish.
    * pecera para animales anfibios = amphibian tank.

    * * *
    (redonda) goldfish bowl; (rectangular) fish tank
    * * *

    pecera sustantivo femenino ( redonda) goldfish bowl;
    ( rectangular) fish tank
    pecera sustantivo femenino fishbowl, fishtank
    ' pecera' also found in these entries:
    English:
    goldfish bowl
    - fish
    * * *
    pecera nf
    [rectangular] fish tank; [redonda] fish bowl
    * * *
    f fish tank, aquarium
    * * *
    pecera nf
    : fishbowl, fish tank
    * * *
    pecera n goldfish bowl

    Spanish-English dictionary > pecera

  • 16 penuria

    f.
    1 penury, poverty (pobreza).
    2 paucity, dearth (escasez).
    * * *
    1 (escasez) shortage
    2 (pobreza) extreme poverty, penury
    * * *
    SF (=pobreza) poverty; (=escasez) shortage, dearth
    * * *
    a) ( escasez) shortage, dearth
    b) ( pobreza) poverty
    * * *
    = paucity, penury, hardship.
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. The practice found in some libraries of using the index to the scheme as an index to the catalogue is a makeshift expedient, by penury out of ignorance, and must be condemned.
    Ex. Ordinarily, one should avoid simultaneous 'exchanges' of personnel between units for training purposes because it is a hardship for any library section to try to train a new person while one of their 'regulars' is gone at the same time.
    ----
    * pasar penurias = suffer from + deprivation.
    * penurias = deprivation.
    * penurias económicas = economic deprivation.
    * vivir en la penuria = live in + penury.
    * * *
    a) ( escasez) shortage, dearth
    b) ( pobreza) poverty
    * * *
    = paucity, penury, hardship.

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: The practice found in some libraries of using the index to the scheme as an index to the catalogue is a makeshift expedient, by penury out of ignorance, and must be condemned.
    Ex: Ordinarily, one should avoid simultaneous 'exchanges' of personnel between units for training purposes because it is a hardship for any library section to try to train a new person while one of their 'regulars' is gone at the same time.
    * pasar penurias = suffer from + deprivation.
    * penurias = deprivation.
    * penurias económicas = economic deprivation.
    * vivir en la penuria = live in + penury.

    * * *
    1 (escasez) shortage, dearth
    una auténtica penuria de medios a real shortage o dearth of resources
    pasaron verdaderas penurias durante la guerra they suffered real hardship during the war
    2 (pobreza) poverty
    viven en la penuria they live in poverty o ( liter) penury
    * * *

    penuria sustantivo femenino



    penuria sustantivo femenino shortage, poverty
    * * *
    1. [pobreza] poverty;
    vivieron muchos años en la penuria they lived in poverty for many years
    2. [escasez] paucity, dearth;
    pasar penurias to suffer hardship
    * * *
    f
    1 ( pobreza) poverty;
    sufrir penurias suffer hardship
    2 fml: de medios, espacio shortage (de of)
    * * *
    1) escasez: shortage, scarcity
    2) : poverty

    Spanish-English dictionary > penuria

  • 17 sin importar el tiempo

    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    * * *

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin importar el tiempo

  • 18 sin inmutarse

    adv.
    without batting an eye, without batting an eyelid.
    * * *
    without batting an eyelid
    * * *
    = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. Gordon plays the role stiffly and impassively, which actually works well for this character.
    Ex. He knew the names of celebs but he could have walked past any one of them in the street without batting an eyelid.
    Ex. Nothing is more unrealistic that seeing the hero take in an unlikely number of hits without turning a hair.
    * * *
    = undeterred, impassively, without batting an eyelid, without turning a hair

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: Gordon plays the role stiffly and impassively, which actually works well for this character.
    Ex: He knew the names of celebs but he could have walked past any one of them in the street without batting an eyelid.
    Ex: Nothing is more unrealistic that seeing the hero take in an unlikely number of hits without turning a hair.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin inmutarse

  • 19 sin la ayuda de nadie

    = single-handed, single-handedly
    Ex. So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.
    Ex. He almost single-handedly created Nigeria's first academic press and, with his wife, its 1st university bookshop.
    * * *
    = single-handed, single-handedly

    Ex: So we see extraordinary hardships cheerfully borne (indeed, apparently enjoyed) by zealous mountaineers, earnest single-handed yachtsmen floating round the world, and all-weather fishing-hobbyists sit patiently at the side of, and sometimes in, rivers, undeterred by the paucity of their catches.

    Ex: He almost single-handedly created Nigeria's first academic press and, with his wife, its 1st university bookshop.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sin la ayuda de nadie

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