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technical

Pronunciation: /ˈteknɪkəl/

Translation of technical in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (of technology) [education/expertise/equipment] técnico technical difficulty (in technique) dificultad (feminine) técnica (in functioning) problema (masculine) técnico a technical hitch un problema (de carácter) técnico
    Example sentences
    • The objectifying consciousness that brought about the rise of natural science and the advanced technical culture of the West profoundly damaged theological thought.
    • It was an extraordinary technical achievement.
    • These technical achievements are intriguing.
    1.2 (specialized) [language/journal/translator] técnico; [dictionary] técnico, especializado technical term tecnicismo (masculine), término (masculine) técnico don't get too technical, please! ¡por favor, déjate de tecnicismos!
    Example sentences
    • The true tattoo artist has had years of formal training and apprenticeship and has thoroughly learned the technical skills of the craft.
    • Great cinematography is a true art form and its practitioners combine an artistic eye, consummate technical skill and long term experience to come up with a great shot.
    • But in order to initiate this interplay, the creator - the artist - must have some measure of skill or technical proficiency in his or her craft.
    Example sentences
    • He is a prolific writer, with more than two dozen technical articles and books to his name.
    • His book is a technical book written for specialists.
    • His articles are highly technical and written for specialists in the field of differential geometry.
    1.3 (of technique) [perfection/skill] técnico
  • 2 (in strict terms) it was a technical victory, but we gained no real benefit en teoría fue una victoria, pero no obtuvimos ningún beneficio real

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