Traducción: de espanol

human life

  • 1 artes de creación literaria y artística, las

    = creative arts, the
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.

    Spanish-English dictionary > artes de creación literaria y artística, las

  • 2 cima

    f.
    1 peak, summit (cúspide) (de montaña).
    2 peak, high point (apogeo).
    dar cima a to conclude (negociaciones, acuerdo)
    3 top, peak, acme, apex.
    4 cyme.
    * * *
    1 (de montaña) summit, top; (de árbol) top
    2 figurado (cumbre) summit, peak
    \
    dar cima a algo figurado to complete something, crown something
    * * *
    noun f.
    top, height, summit
    * * *
    SF
    1) [de montaña] top, summit

    la cima del Aconcaguathe top o summit of Aconcagua

    dieron cima a la montañathey reached o got to the summit o top of the mountain

    2) (=cúspide)

    conoció las más altas cimas del poderhe knew o experienced the very heights of power

    3) [de árbol] top
    * * *
    femenino ( de montaña) top, summit; ( de árbol) top; ( de profesión) top; ( de carrera) peak, height
    * * *
    = apex, brow, pinnacle, summit, peak, ridge, crest.
    Ex. A hierarchy is usually illustrated as a triangle with the ultimate authority at the apex of the triangle and authority flowing downward to all other parts of the triangle.
    Ex. The library is poorly sited outside the shopping centre and on the brow of a hill, and faces competition from adjoining libraries.
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex. Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex. It is worth camping out there for the weekend but probably with mates as it is hard to convince the chicks they want to hike over a ridge to get to a place with no bogs.
    Ex. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    ----
    * cima de la colina = hilltop.
    * * *
    femenino ( de montaña) top, summit; ( de árbol) top; ( de profesión) top; ( de carrera) peak, height
    * * *
    = apex, brow, pinnacle, summit, peak, ridge, crest.

    Ex: A hierarchy is usually illustrated as a triangle with the ultimate authority at the apex of the triangle and authority flowing downward to all other parts of the triangle.

    Ex: The library is poorly sited outside the shopping centre and on the brow of a hill, and faces competition from adjoining libraries.
    Ex: There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    Ex: The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex: Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex: It is worth camping out there for the weekend but probably with mates as it is hard to convince the chicks they want to hike over a ridge to get to a place with no bogs.
    Ex: In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    * cima de la colina = hilltop.

    * * *
    empeñada en llegar a la cima sólo pensaba en el trabajo determined to get to the top, she thought about nothing but work
    está en la cima de su carrera she is at the peak of her career
    dar cima a algo to round sth off
    2 ( Bot) cyme
    * * *

     

    cima sustantivo femenino ( de montaña) top, summit;
    ( de árbol) top;
    ( de profesión) top;
    ( de carrera) peak, height;

    cima sustantivo femenino summit

    ' cima' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    conquistar
    - encontrarse
    - ganar
    - coronar
    - pico
    - subir
    - tope
    English:
    brow
    - crest
    - crown
    - height
    - hilltop
    - peak
    - summit
    - top
    - going
    - hill
    - mountaintop
    - pinnacle
    - work
    * * *
    cima nf
    1. [de montaña] peak, summit
    2. [de árbol] top
    3. [apogeo] peak, high point;
    ha alcanzado la cima de la popularidad his popularity has reached an all-time high;
    el artista está en la cima de su creatividad the artist is at the peak of his creativity;
    dar cima a algo to round sth off
    4. Bot cyme
    * * *
    f summit; fig
    peak;
    dar cima a complete successfully
    * * *
    cima nf
    cumbre: peak, summit, top
    * * *
    cima n
    1. (de montaña) peak / summit
    2. (punto más alto) peak / top

    Spanish-English dictionary > cima

  • 3 con respecto a

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > con respecto a

  • 4 culmen

    m.
    1 high point.
    2 summit, peak.
    * * *
    1. SM
    1) (=colmo)

    el culmen de la ignorancia — the height of ignorance; (=persona) the epitome of ignorance

    2) (=punto culminante)
    2.
    ADJ

    el momento culmen de la campaña electoral — the culminating moment of the electoral campaign, the climax of the electoral campaign

    * * *
    masculino (period) (de carrera, obra) highpoint, peak; (de perversidad, egoísmo) height
    * * *
    = zenith, crowning glory, pinnacle.
    Ex. Cataloging has been an art, a rather well-defined art and probably close to its zenith in its present form.
    Ex. The new library should indeed be the ' crowning glory of the school system'.
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    ----
    * alcanzar el culmen de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.
    * * *
    masculino (period) (de carrera, obra) highpoint, peak; (de perversidad, egoísmo) height
    * * *
    = zenith, crowning glory, pinnacle.

    Ex: Cataloging has been an art, a rather well-defined art and probably close to its zenith in its present form.

    Ex: The new library should indeed be the ' crowning glory of the school system'.
    Ex: There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    * alcanzar el culmen de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.

    * * *
    este crimen es el culmen de la perversidad this crime is the height of evil
    el culmen de su carrera artística the high point o the peak of her artistic career
    * * *
    culmen nm
    high point;
    en el culmen de su carrera at the peak of her career

    Spanish-English dictionary > culmen

  • 5 cumbre

    adj.
    1 summit.
    2 peak, pinnacle (punto culminante).
    3 summit (conference) (politics).
    f.
    summit, peak, hilltop, acme.
    * * *
    1 (de montaña) summit, top
    3 (reunión) summit conference, summit meeting
    * * *
    noun f.
    height, peak, summit, top
    * * *
    1.
    SF (Geog) summit, top; (fig) top, height

    conferencia en la cumbre — (Pol) summit, summit conference

    2.
    ADJ INV
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( de montaña) top
    b) ( apogeo) height
    2) (Pol) summit (meeting)
    3) (como adj inv)

    el momento cumbre — ( de carrera) the peak; (de película, novela) the high point

    * * *
    = pinnacle, summit, peak, crest.
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    Ex. The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex. Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    ----
    * alcanzar el momento cumbre = reach + summit.
    * alcanzar la cumbre de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.
    * cumbre de la colina = hilltop.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * cumbre del éxito, la = pinnacle of success, the.
    * Cumbre Iberoamericana, la = Ibero-American Summit, the.
    * Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información = World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
    * en la cumbre = at the top of the tree.
    * en la cumbre de = at the height of.
    * reunión cumbre = summit.
    * * *
    1)
    a) ( de montaña) top
    b) ( apogeo) height
    2) (Pol) summit (meeting)
    3) (como adj inv)

    el momento cumbre — ( de carrera) the peak; (de película, novela) the high point

    * * *
    = pinnacle, summit, peak, crest.

    Ex: There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.

    Ex: The article is entitled 'Getting to the summit: how do you get there from here? A climber's guide to consortium formation'.
    Ex: Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex: In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    * alcanzar el momento cumbre = reach + summit.
    * alcanzar la cumbre de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.
    * cumbre de la colina = hilltop.
    * cumbre de la fama, la = pinnacle of renown, the, pinnacle of fame, the.
    * cumbre del éxito, la = pinnacle of success, the.
    * Cumbre Iberoamericana, la = Ibero-American Summit, the.
    * Cumbre Mundial sobre la Sociedad de la Información = World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
    * en la cumbre = at the top of the tree.
    * en la cumbre de = at the height of.
    * reunión cumbre = summit.

    * * *
    A
    las cumbres coronadas de nieve the snow-capped peaks o mountain tops
    alcanzaron la cumbre they reached the summit o the top
    2 (apogeo) height
    estaba en la cumbre del éxito he was at the pinnacle o height of his success
    B ( Pol) summit, summit meeting reunión
    su novela cumbre his most outstanding o important novel
    el momento cumbre de su carrera the peak o the high point of her career
    * * *

     

    cumbre sustantivo femenino

    b) ( apogeo) height;



    cumbre sustantivo femenino
    1 (de un monte) summit, peak
    2 figurado (culminación) pinnacle, peak
    en la cumbre de su carrera, at the peak of his career
    3 (de gobernantes) summit (conference)
    ' cumbre' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    cresta
    - elevarse
    - ganar
    - inaccesible
    - llegar
    English:
    apex
    - height
    - peak
    - summit
    - zenith
    - hill
    - mountaintop
    - pinnacle
    - top
    - within
    * * *
    adj inv
    el momento cumbre de su carrera the peak o high point of his career;
    su obra cumbre her most outstanding work
    nf
    1. [de montaña] summit
    2. [punto culminante] peak, high point
    3. [política] summit (conference)
    la Cumbre de la Tierra the Earth Summit
    * * *
    f tb
    POL summit;
    cumbre de la economía mundial world economic summit
    * * *
    cumbre nf
    cima: top, peak, summit
    * * *
    1. (de montaña) summit / top
    2. (culminación) high point

    Spanish-English dictionary > cumbre

  • 6 cúspide

    f.
    1 peak, acme, climax, top.
    2 cusp, pointed tooth tip.
    * * *
    1 (cumbre) summit, peak
    3 figurado peak
    * * *
    noun f.
    height, peak, summit
    * * *
    SF
    1) (Anat) cusp
    2) (Geog) summit, peak; (fig) pinnacle, apex
    3) (Mat) apex
    * * *
    a) ( de montaña) top, summit; ( de pirámide) top, apex
    b) (de fama, poder) height, pinnacle
    c) ( de organización) leadership
    * * *
    = peak, pinnacle, cusp, peak, crest.
    Ex. Make a note of the story's climax in your mind, so that you can indicate to the children by pause, by quickening of the pace, the peak of the tale.
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    Ex. Although this approach worked well for the very young and the very old, patrons on the cusp of these age groupings may have been misclassified.
    Ex. Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex. In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    ----
    * alcanzar la cúspide de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.
    * en la cúspide = at the top of the tree.
    * * *
    a) ( de montaña) top, summit; ( de pirámide) top, apex
    b) (de fama, poder) height, pinnacle
    c) ( de organización) leadership
    * * *
    = peak, pinnacle, cusp, peak, crest.

    Ex: Make a note of the story's climax in your mind, so that you can indicate to the children by pause, by quickening of the pace, the peak of the tale.

    Ex: There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    Ex: Although this approach worked well for the very young and the very old, patrons on the cusp of these age groupings may have been misclassified.
    Ex: Rob's death came as he neared the culmination of a personal quest to climb the highest peaks on each of the seven continents.
    Ex: In the crest of the timeworn Black Mountains lies the summit of Mount Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi.
    * alcanzar la cúspide de = reach + the pinnacle of, reach + the height of.
    * en la cúspide = at the top of the tree.

    * * *
    1 (de una montaña) top, summit; (de una pirámide) top, apex
    2 (apogeo) height, pinnacle
    alcanzar la cúspide de la fama/del poder to reach the height o pinnacle of one's fame/power
    * * *

    cúspide sustantivo femenino

    ( de pirámide) top, apex
    b) (de fama, poder) height, pinnacle


    cúspide sustantivo femenino
    1 summit, peak
    2 (punto álgido) peak
    ' cúspide' also found in these entries:
    English:
    climax
    - apex
    - height
    * * *
    1. [de montaña] summit, top
    2. [de torre] top
    3. [de organización] leadership
    4. [apogeo] peak, height;
    en la cúspide de su carrera at the peak of her career
    5. Geom apex
    * * *
    f de montaña summit; de fama etc height
    * * *
    : zenith, apex, peak

    Spanish-English dictionary > cúspide

  • 7 despersonalización

    f.
    depersonalism, dispersonalization, depersonalization, dream-like feeling.
    * * *
    = depersonalisation [depersonalization, -USA], impersonalisation [impersonalization, -USA].
    Ex. Critics of the digital world show fear of depersonalization, inauthenticty, subjugation to the mechanical and the substitution of quantity over quality.
    Ex. Creeping impersonalization amounts to a devaluation of the importance of human life.
    * * *
    = depersonalisation [depersonalization, -USA], impersonalisation [impersonalization, -USA].

    Ex: Critics of the digital world show fear of depersonalization, inauthenticty, subjugation to the mechanical and the substitution of quantity over quality.

    Ex: Creeping impersonalization amounts to a devaluation of the importance of human life.

    * * *
    depersonalization

    Spanish-English dictionary > despersonalización

  • 8 en cuanto a

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

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

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

    Spanish-English dictionary > en cuanto a

  • 9 en lo que respecta a

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

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

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

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  • 10 en relación con

    = in association with, in conjunction with, in connection with, in relation to, in respect of, in terms of, in the way of, relating to, relative to, vis à vis, with reference to, with regard(s) to, apropos of, as it relates to, in the context of, for purposes of, on the matter of, re, regarding, apropos to, in reference to, concerning, in keeping with
    Ex. Notices conveying, for example, the essential elements of the catalogue are likely to be especially important in association with microfilm or card catalogues.
    Ex. Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex. There is an index to the schedules, but this has been criticised in connection with the size of the entry vocabulary.
    Ex. It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex. It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex. And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex. Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex. Recommendations relating to analytical cataloguing practices concern themselves primarily with the way in which the part of a document or work to be accessed is described.
    Ex. It was apparent that the responders to the investigation were somewhat unsure of their future situation relative to the burgeoning information education market = Era claro que los entrevistados en la investigacion no se sentían muy seguros sobre su situación futura en relación con el incipiente mercado de las enseñanzas de documentación.
    Ex. The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex. General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. After a few tangential remarks apropos of nothing, Carmichael left, a considerably less anxious person.
    Ex. This article reviews the mission of the ALA's Committee on Accreditation (COA) and examines its role as it relates to the education of librarians qualified to work with children and young people.
    Ex. The exploration aims to view table of contents terminology in the context of functions served by other representations of subject information, including Library of Congress subject headings, work title terminology, and author-contributed front matter.
    Ex. This article discusses the advantages to libraries of computer technology for purposes of bibliographic control and on-line access.
    Ex. Again, on the matter of the sources already consulted by the enquirer, the implication is not that he is unreliable or deceitful, but that in looking up the Encyclopedia Americana he may not be aware of the existence of the index.
    Ex. This reawakening brought a determination to help make atomic energy a positive factor for humanity but things have gone from bad to worse re genuine disarmament.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. Thus, self-presentation becomes a dynamic conception of people structuring their relations apropos to their life-space, rather than a theory of how to win friends and influence people.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex. Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.
    Ex. This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.
    * * *
    = in association with, in conjunction with, in connection with, in relation to, in respect of, in terms of, in the way of, relating to, relative to, vis à vis, with reference to, with regard(s) to, apropos of, as it relates to, in the context of, for purposes of, on the matter of, re, regarding, apropos to, in reference to, concerning, in keeping with

    Ex: Notices conveying, for example, the essential elements of the catalogue are likely to be especially important in association with microfilm or card catalogues.

    Ex: Rules for any given class must be used in conjunction with the schedules for that class.
    Ex: There is an index to the schedules, but this has been criticised in connection with the size of the entry vocabulary.
    Ex: It is easiest to discuss the criteria for effective schedules in relation to the treatment of specific subjects.
    Ex: It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex: And we have all of the ingredients for the creation of an atmosphere in which the proponents of expediency could couch their arguments in terms of cost effectiveness.
    Ex: Indeed, the changes are so rapid and so diverse, our plans for the future must also include what is presently possible in the way of information dissemination.
    Ex: Recommendations relating to analytical cataloguing practices concern themselves primarily with the way in which the part of a document or work to be accessed is described.
    Ex: It was apparent that the responders to the investigation were somewhat unsure of their future situation relative to the burgeoning information education market = Era claro que los entrevistados en la investigacion no se sentían muy seguros sobre su situación futura en relación con el incipiente mercado de las enseñanzas de documentación.
    Ex: The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
    Ex: General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: After a few tangential remarks apropos of nothing, Carmichael left, a considerably less anxious person.
    Ex: This article reviews the mission of the ALA's Committee on Accreditation (COA) and examines its role as it relates to the education of librarians qualified to work with children and young people.
    Ex: The exploration aims to view table of contents terminology in the context of functions served by other representations of subject information, including Library of Congress subject headings, work title terminology, and author-contributed front matter.
    Ex: This article discusses the advantages to libraries of computer technology for purposes of bibliographic control and on-line access.
    Ex: Again, on the matter of the sources already consulted by the enquirer, the implication is not that he is unreliable or deceitful, but that in looking up the Encyclopedia Americana he may not be aware of the existence of the index.
    Ex: This reawakening brought a determination to help make atomic energy a positive factor for humanity but things have gone from bad to worse re genuine disarmament.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: Thus, self-presentation becomes a dynamic conception of people structuring their relations apropos to their life-space, rather than a theory of how to win friends and influence people.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    Ex: Having been alerted to the existence of a document, the user needs information concerning the actual location of the document, in order that the document may be read.
    Ex: This revised chapter modified the code in keeping with the recently agreed ISBD(M), and proposed a slightly different description for monographs.

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  • 11 enfermedad contagiosa

    f.
    contagious disease, communicable disease, infectious disease.
    * * *
    contagious disease
    * * *
    (n.) = infectious disease, communicable disease
    Ex. Mexico is undergoing an intense epidemiological transition characterised by a decline in the incidence of infectious diseases and a rapid increase in the importance of chronic illnesses and accidents.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    * * *
    (n.) = infectious disease, communicable disease

    Ex: Mexico is undergoing an intense epidemiological transition characterised by a decline in the incidence of infectious diseases and a rapid increase in the importance of chronic illnesses and accidents.

    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.

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  • 12 enfermedad transmisible

    f.
    communicable disease, contagious disease.
    * * *
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    * * *

    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.

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  • 13 incitar polémica

    (v.) = rattle + Posesivo + cage
    Ex. The author maintains that his poem makes an attempt to rattle the cage and is a gesture toward revolt, a call to abandon any vision of human life that does not embrace the sexual universe.
    * * *
    (v.) = rattle + Posesivo + cage

    Ex: The author maintains that his poem makes an attempt to rattle the cage and is a gesture toward revolt, a call to abandon any vision of human life that does not embrace the sexual universe.

    Spanish-English dictionary > incitar polémica

  • 14 influencia

    f.
    influence.
    tuvo gran influencia sobre el resultado de las elecciones it had a considerable influence on the result of the election, it heavily influenced the result of the election
    bajo la influencia de la anestesia under (the influence of) the anesomethingetic
    pres.indicat.
    3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: influenciar.
    imperat.
    2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: influenciar.
    * * *
    1 influence
    \
    tener influencia sobre alguien to have an influence on somebody
    tener influencias to be influential
    * * *
    noun f.
    * * *
    SF
    1) (=influjo) influence

    la tele tiene influencia negativa sobre mis hijostelly has o is a bad influence on my children

    2) pl influencias (=contactos) contacts
    tráfico 3)
    * * *
    1) ( influjo) influence

    influencia en or sobre algo — influence on o upon something

    2) influencias femenino plural ( contactos) contacts (pl)
    * * *
    = force, influence, lever, leverage, say, clout, good offices, sway.
    Ex. Her reason admitted the force of his arguments, but her instinct opposed it.
    Ex. All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex. An indication that the Commission would be prepared to accept a borderline project would provide a useful lever when the application is passed to the UK Government.
    Ex. At certain times, dubious interpretations of the rules have even been used as leverage in gaining ground on matters of dispute between Community partners.
    Ex. I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex. IT executives would like to see their role in the organization elevated, giving them more ' clout', stature and visibility.
    Ex. This enables the library to use the MPEs' good offices and contacts to influence the national government on projects which are important for the area.
    Ex. During this period Africa was influenced by external forces as the Islamic states of the north extended their sway south.
    ----
    * área de influencia = remit.
    * buena influencia = good influence.
    * campaña contra la conducción bajo la influencia del alcohol = drink-drive campaign, anti-drink-drive campaign.
    * conducción bajo la influencia del alcohol = drink driving, drunk driving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * de gran influencia = seminal.
    * ejercer influencia = exert + influence, wield + influence, deliver + clout.
    * ejercer influencia (sobre) = come to + bear influence (on).
    * ejercer una gran influencia en = play + a strong hand in.
    * esfera de influencia = sphere of influence.
    * extender la influencia = spread + influence.
    * hacer uso de influencias = pull + strings.
    * influencia de los amigos = peer influence.
    * influencia económica = economic influence.
    * influencia electoral = coattails, political coattails, electoral coattails.
    * influencia histórica = historical influence.
    * influencia política = political clout, political influence.
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * perder influencia = lose + clout.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * traficante de influencias = power broker.
    * tráfico de influencias = spoils system, nepotism.
    * valerse de influencias = pull + strings.
    * * *
    1) ( influjo) influence

    influencia en or sobre algo — influence on o upon something

    2) influencias femenino plural ( contactos) contacts (pl)
    * * *
    = force, influence, lever, leverage, say, clout, good offices, sway.

    Ex: Her reason admitted the force of his arguments, but her instinct opposed it.

    Ex: All these influences are at work before a child goes to school, yet until quite recently we have behaved as though good teaching in good schools was enough to compensate for the disabilities of verbally impoverished children.
    Ex: An indication that the Commission would be prepared to accept a borderline project would provide a useful lever when the application is passed to the UK Government.
    Ex: At certain times, dubious interpretations of the rules have even been used as leverage in gaining ground on matters of dispute between Community partners.
    Ex: I've seen people clamor for a say and when it's given to them they don't take it.
    Ex: IT executives would like to see their role in the organization elevated, giving them more ' clout', stature and visibility.
    Ex: This enables the library to use the MPEs' good offices and contacts to influence the national government on projects which are important for the area.
    Ex: During this period Africa was influenced by external forces as the Islamic states of the north extended their sway south.
    * área de influencia = remit.
    * buena influencia = good influence.
    * campaña contra la conducción bajo la influencia del alcohol = drink-drive campaign, anti-drink-drive campaign.
    * conducción bajo la influencia del alcohol = drink driving, drunk driving.
    * conducir bajo la influencia del alcohol = drive while under + the influence of alcohol.
    * de gran influencia = seminal.
    * ejercer influencia = exert + influence, wield + influence, deliver + clout.
    * ejercer influencia (sobre) = come to + bear influence (on).
    * ejercer una gran influencia en = play + a strong hand in.
    * esfera de influencia = sphere of influence.
    * extender la influencia = spread + influence.
    * hacer uso de influencias = pull + strings.
    * influencia de los amigos = peer influence.
    * influencia económica = economic influence.
    * influencia electoral = coattails, political coattails, electoral coattails.
    * influencia histórica = historical influence.
    * influencia política = political clout, political influence.
    * influencia social = social influence.
    * mala influencia = bad seed, bad influence.
    * perder influencia = lose + clout.
    * tener influencias = have + pull.
    * tener influencia sobre = have + hold on.
    * traficante de influencias = power broker.
    * tráfico de influencias = spoils system, nepotism.
    * valerse de influencias = pull + strings.

    * * *
    A (influjo) influence
    el edificio es de or tiene influencia barroca the building displays baroque influence
    bajo la influencia del alcohol under the influence of alcohol
    influencia EN or SOBRE algo influence ON o UPON sth
    los clásicos ejercieron una gran influencia en su obra his works were greatly influenced by the classics, the classics had an important influence on his works
    la influencia de los astros sobre la vida humana the influence of the stars on human life
    influencia SOBRE algn influence ON sb
    esa mujer ejerce una mala influencia sobre ti that woman is o has a bad influence on you
    B influencias fpl (contactos) contacts (pl)
    tiene influencias en las altas esferas she's got friends in high places, she's got influential contacts
    * * *

     

    Del verbo influenciar: ( conjugate influenciar)

    influencia es:

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

    2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

    Multiple Entries:
    influencia    
    influenciar
    influencia sustantivo femenino
    1 ( influjo) influence;

    influencia en or sobre algo influence on o upon sth;
    influencia sobre algn influence on sb
    2
    influencias sustantivo femenino plural ( contactos) contacts (pl)

    influenciar ( conjugate influenciar) verbo transitivo
    to influence
    influencia sustantivo femenino
    1 (ascendencia, efecto) influence: tiene mucha influencia sobre él, he has a lot of influence on/over him
    2 influencias (contacto con personas decisivas); tener influencias, to be influential
    tráfico de influencias, insider trading/dealing
    influenciar verbo transitivo to influence
    ' influencia' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    ámbito
    - contacto
    - ejercer
    - menoscabo
    - militarista
    - neutralizar
    - órbita
    - palanca
    - parcela
    - peso
    - regusto
    - sobre
    - benéfico
    - capital
    - enchufe
    - extender
    - exterior
    - externo
    - maléfico
    - maligno
    - malsano
    - menguar
    - nefasto
    - nocivo
    - poder
    - vara
    English:
    architecture
    - clout
    - DUI
    - exert
    - expansion
    - extend
    - influence
    - pull
    - shrink
    - shrinkage
    - sphere
    - stretch
    - sway
    * * *
    1. [poder] influence;
    ejerce una gran influencia sobre su marido she has a lot of influence over her husband;
    está creciendo su influencia dentro del partido her influence within the party is growing;
    tuvo gran influencia sobre el resultado de las elecciones it had a considerable influence on the result of the election, it greatly influenced the result of the election;
    un país dentro de la esfera de influencia de Rusia a country within Russia's sphere of influence;
    bajo la influencia de la anestesia under (the influence of the) anaesthetic
    2.
    influencias [contactos] contacts, pull;
    consiguió ese puesto por influencias she got that job through knowing the right people
    * * *
    f influence;
    tener influencias have contacts
    * * *
    influjo: influence
    * * *
    influencia n influence

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  • 15 irritar

    v.
    1 to irritate.
    Su actitud irrita a Ricardo His attitude irritates Richard.
    La loción irrita la piel The lotion irritates the skin.
    2 to annul.
    El documento irrita la apelación The document annuls the appeal.
    * * *
    1 to irritate
    1 to lose one's temper, get annoyed
    * * *
    verb
    * * *
    1. VT
    1) (=enfadar) to irritate
    2) (Med) to irritate
    3) [+ celos, pasiones] to stir up, inflame
    2.
    See:
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <piel/garganta> to irritate
    b) < persona> to annoy, irritate
    2.
    irritarse v pron
    a) piel/ojos to become irritated
    b) persona to get annoyed, get irritated
    * * *
    = irk, needle, irritate, rattle + Posesivo + cage, rub + Nombre + up the wrong way, spite, annoy, roil, nerve, gall, rile, peeve, enrage, hit + a (raw) nerve, strike + a nerve, exasperate, touch + a (raw) nerve, raise + Posesivo + hackles.
    Ex. She had been told from time to time that he seemed to derive satisfaction from needling the staff, but she had never been able to pin down specifically what he does that irks them.
    Ex. She had been told from time to time that he seemed to derive satisfaction from needling the staff, but she had never been able to pin down specifically what he does that irks them.
    Ex. Their education must accordingly be designed to prepare them for that future, however much this may irritate the myopics whose only concern is for the present.
    Ex. The author maintains that his poem makes an attempt to rattle the cage and is a gesture toward revolt, a call to abandon any vision of human life that does not embrace the sexual universe.
    Ex. Relations between the two countries would now be difficult as our Prime Minister had rubbed theirs up the wrong way over ridiculous matters.
    Ex. Men's abuse of children is in many instances instrumental in order to coerce or retaliate against women, echoing the Greek myth of Medea who killed her own children to spite her father.
    Ex. Library pests are any humans, large or microscopic beasts, library equipment or installations, or chemical and biological substances that hamper or annoy the reader.
    Ex. Episcopalians were roiled by the approval of a rector outspokenly conservative on such matters as the liturgy, the hymnal and ordination.
    Ex. But there's something which has nerved me before with the forum.
    Ex. It was the American attitude of superiority that galled them the most.
    Ex. Now is not the time for superfluous rantings intended to rile the public.
    Ex. Things like talking over the performances and cutting to commercials in the middle of performances were really peaving the people who watched.
    Ex. On a recent field trip, he drank too much and became enraged with another student by whom he felt insulted.
    Ex. Based on their account, it seems obvious that Beauperthuy hit a raw nerve among some of the medical research leaders of the day.
    Ex. His plethoric prose produced by a prodigious placement of words struck a nerve.
    Ex. Radical intellectuals often seem exasperated by what appears as excessive attention paid to conceptualization.
    Ex. Obama's election seems to have touched a raw nerve in conservative white America, unleashing a torrent of right-wing rage unseen in this country.
    Ex. But be prepared to raise some hackles if you take this approach, because it is essential you do it openly and not behind your boss' back.
    ----
    * irritarse con = get + short with.
    * * *
    1.
    verbo transitivo
    a) <piel/garganta> to irritate
    b) < persona> to annoy, irritate
    2.
    irritarse v pron
    a) piel/ojos to become irritated
    b) persona to get annoyed, get irritated
    * * *
    = irk, needle, irritate, rattle + Posesivo + cage, rub + Nombre + up the wrong way, spite, annoy, roil, nerve, gall, rile, peeve, enrage, hit + a (raw) nerve, strike + a nerve, exasperate, touch + a (raw) nerve, raise + Posesivo + hackles.

    Ex: She had been told from time to time that he seemed to derive satisfaction from needling the staff, but she had never been able to pin down specifically what he does that irks them.

    Ex: She had been told from time to time that he seemed to derive satisfaction from needling the staff, but she had never been able to pin down specifically what he does that irks them.
    Ex: Their education must accordingly be designed to prepare them for that future, however much this may irritate the myopics whose only concern is for the present.
    Ex: The author maintains that his poem makes an attempt to rattle the cage and is a gesture toward revolt, a call to abandon any vision of human life that does not embrace the sexual universe.
    Ex: Relations between the two countries would now be difficult as our Prime Minister had rubbed theirs up the wrong way over ridiculous matters.
    Ex: Men's abuse of children is in many instances instrumental in order to coerce or retaliate against women, echoing the Greek myth of Medea who killed her own children to spite her father.
    Ex: Library pests are any humans, large or microscopic beasts, library equipment or installations, or chemical and biological substances that hamper or annoy the reader.
    Ex: Episcopalians were roiled by the approval of a rector outspokenly conservative on such matters as the liturgy, the hymnal and ordination.
    Ex: But there's something which has nerved me before with the forum.
    Ex: It was the American attitude of superiority that galled them the most.
    Ex: Now is not the time for superfluous rantings intended to rile the public.
    Ex: Things like talking over the performances and cutting to commercials in the middle of performances were really peaving the people who watched.
    Ex: On a recent field trip, he drank too much and became enraged with another student by whom he felt insulted.
    Ex: Based on their account, it seems obvious that Beauperthuy hit a raw nerve among some of the medical research leaders of the day.
    Ex: His plethoric prose produced by a prodigious placement of words struck a nerve.
    Ex: Radical intellectuals often seem exasperated by what appears as excessive attention paid to conceptualization.
    Ex: Obama's election seems to have touched a raw nerve in conservative white America, unleashing a torrent of right-wing rage unseen in this country.
    Ex: But be prepared to raise some hackles if you take this approach, because it is essential you do it openly and not behind your boss' back.
    * irritarse con = get + short with.

    * * *
    irritar [A1 ]
    vt
    1 ‹piel/garganta› to irritate
    el humo le irritaba los ojos the smoke was irritating his eyes
    tiene la garganta irritada his throat is sore o inflamed
    2 ‹persona› to annoy, irritate
    1 «piel/ojos» to become irritated
    2 «persona» to get annoyed, get irritated
    se irritó por lo que le dije he got annoyed o irritated at what I said
    nunca se irrita con las críticas de sus adversarios she never gets annoyed at her opponents' criticisms
    * * *

    irritar ( conjugate irritar) verbo transitivo
    a)piel/garganta to irritate;

    tiene la garganta irritada his throat is sore o inflamed


    irritarse verbo pronominal
    a) [piel/ojos] to become irritated


    irritar verbo transitivo to irritate
    ' irritar' also found in these entries:
    Spanish:
    crispar
    - enfermar
    - picar
    - provocar
    - chocar
    - fastidiar
    - reventar
    English:
    gall
    - irk
    - irritate
    - needle
    - rile
    - roil
    - rub
    - annoy
    - vex
    * * *
    vt
    1. [enfadar] to irritate, to annoy
    2. [piel, garganta] to irritate;
    me irritó la garganta/piel it gave me a sore throat/a rash;
    el humo me irrita los pulmones smoke irritates my lungs
    * * *
    v/t tb MED irritate
    * * *
    : to irritate
    * * *
    irritar vb to irritate

    Spanish-English dictionary > irritar

  • 16 pináculo

    m.
    pinnacle, summit.
    * * *
    1 pinnacle
    * * *
    * * *
    masculino (Arquit) pinnacle; ( apogeo) pinnacle, peak
    * * *
    Ex. There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.
    ----
    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * pináculo de la perfección, el = pinnacle of perfection, the.
    * pináculo del éxito, el = pinnacle of success, the.
    * * *
    masculino (Arquit) pinnacle; ( apogeo) pinnacle, peak
    * * *

    Ex: There are, it is assumed, 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, especially in the field of the creative arts which are conceived of as somehow the pinnacle and foremost end of human life.

    * pináculo de la fama, el = pinnacle of fame, the, pinnacle of renown, the.
    * pináculo de la perfección, el = pinnacle of perfection, the.
    * pináculo del éxito, el = pinnacle of success, the.

    * * *
    1 ( Arquit) pinnacle
    2 (apogeo) pinnacle, peak
    * * *

    pináculo sustantivo masculino (Arquit) pinnacle;
    ( apogeo) pinnacle, peak
    ' pináculo' also found in these entries:
    English:
    pinnacle
    * * *
    1. [de edificio] pinnacle
    2. [cumbre, apogeo] pinnacle, peak;
    está en el pináculo de su carrera literaria he's at the pinnacle o peak of his literary career
    3. [juego de naipes] pinochle
    * * *
    m ARQUI, fig
    pinnacle
    * * *
    1) : pinnacle (of a building)
    2) : peak, acme

    Spanish-English dictionary > pináculo

  • 17 referente a

    prep.
    relative to, concerning, in regards to, pertaining to.
    Es un experto en lo que se refiere a TI He is expert in regards to IT
    * * *
    = in regard to, with regard(s) to, regarding, with reference to, in respect of, in reference to
    Ex. Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex. General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex. It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    * * *
    = in regard to, with regard(s) to, regarding, with reference to, in respect of, in reference to

    Ex: Headings represent the predilection of the cataloger in regard to terminology.

    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex: In major enumerative schemes synthesis is often controlled by careful instructions regarding citation order.
    Ex: General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex: It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.

    Spanish-English dictionary > referente a

  • 18 referido a

    = with regard(s) to, with reference to, in respect of, in reference to
    Ex. KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.
    Ex. General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex. It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex. We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.
    * * *
    = with regard(s) to, with reference to, in respect of, in reference to

    Ex: KWOC or Keyword Out of Context indexes are intended to improve upon KWIC indexes, with regards to layout and presentation.

    Ex: General points have been illustrated with reference to the cataloguing of books.
    Ex: It is perhaps fortunate that the array of terms that are used to describe indexes is a little more restricted than the variety of terms used in respect of catalogues.
    Ex: We now know enough in reference to the prevention and cure of communicable diseases so that the average human life might be lengthened by a third.

    Spanish-English dictionary > referido a

  • 19 sublime, lo

    = sublime, the
    Ex. Our sense of the sublime is an illusion, which draws the reader to new heights, to the realization that there is something more to human life than the mundane, the ordinary.
    * * *
    = sublime, the

    Ex: Our sense of the sublime is an illusion, which draws the reader to new heights, to the realization that there is something more to human life than the mundane, the ordinary.

    Spanish-English dictionary > sublime, lo

  • 20 tercera edad

    f.
    old age.
    * * *
    femenino: la tercero tercero (frml) retirement years, the third age (frml); personas de la tercero tercero senior citizens
    * * *
    (n.) = third age
    Ex. The article 'First and third age' describes two projects at opposite ends of the human life cycle.
    * * *
    femenino: la tercero tercero (frml) retirement years, the third age (frml); personas de la tercero tercero senior citizens
    * * *
    (n.) = third age

    Ex: The article 'First and third age' describes two projects at opposite ends of the human life cycle.

    Spanish-English dictionary > tercera edad

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