Translation of term in Spanish:
- 1 (word) technical/legal/financial termsa term of abusetérminos técnicos/legales/financierosa term of endearmentun insultowe only discussed it in general termsun apelativo cariñosohe described it in graphic termssolo lo discutimos en términos generaleshe speaks about her in glowing termslo describió en forma muy gráficain simple termshabla de ella con gran admiraciónla pone por las nubesit's a contradiction in termsen lenguaje sencillothey protested in the strongest possible termsson términos contradictoriosencierra una contradicciónprotestaron en forma sumamente enérgicaExample sentences
- But some of the older topics are now passé, and language, terms, and topics shift and adapt.
- It is significant that the term entered the language at a time of ineffective monarchical rule, in the mid-fifteenth century.
- In official language, this occurs through the use of technical terms - acronyms and jargon.
- 2 2.1 (period) a five-year termthe President's first term in officeun período or periodo de cinco añoshe was condemned to a long term of imprisonmentel primer mandato del presidentein the short termlo condenaron a muchos años de prisiónle dieron or [formal] le impusieron una pena muy largain the long terma corto plazosee also → long-term 2.2 (in school, university) the fall o (British English) autumn/spring/summer terma largo plazoduring term (British English)el primer/segundo/tercer trimestreout of term (British English)en la época de clasesdurante las vacacionesExample sentences2.3 (to due date) the term of the loan/contract expired
the baby was born at (full) termvenció el plazo del préstamo/contrato(before noun) term insurance term loanfue un embarazo a términopréstamo (masculine) a plazosExample sentences
- Around 300,000 young people are finishing their first term at university in the UK.
- For a lot of faculty members, in short, the end of a term is no vacation, but a mad scramble for survival.
- He also worked part time tutoring during the university term.
- However, now they have to illustrate what they plan to do in the next four years, the term of their office.
- The elected council members are set to begin their four-year term of office on Dec.31.
- Another significant section of the overturned clauses dealt with a fixed term of office for the Chief Prosecutor.
- 3 (Mathematics, Philos)Example sentences
- Every simple proposition contains two terms, predicate and subject.
- There is no king of France at present; the subject term fails to refer to anything.
- A geometric series is defined as having a constant ratio between consecutive terms.
- As you go farther and farther to the right in this sequence, the ratio of a term to the one before it will get closer and closer to the Golden Ratio.
- This uses a technique known as the integral test which compares the graph of a function with the terms of the series.
- 4also: terms plural4.1 (conditions)the terms of the contract/agreementcondiciones (feminine plural)terms of sale we will only return to work on our termslas condiciones or los términos del contrato/acuerdoon equal termsvolveremos al trabajo solo si aceptan nuestras condicioneswe offer easy termsen igualdad de condicionesen pie de igualdadname your termsofrecemos facilidades de pagoterms of reference¿cuáles son sus condiciones?(of committee — aim)(— area of responsibility)atribuciones (feminine plural) y responsabilidades (feminine plural)(— instructions)instrucciones (feminine plural)(of study)to come to terms with somethingto make terms/come to terms with somebodyaceptar algo4.2 (relations)ponerse de acuerdo/llegar a un acuerdo con alguiento be on good/bad terms with somebodyrelaciones (feminine plural)we are not on speaking termsestar en buenas/malas relaciones con alguienllevarse bien/mal con alguienhe's on familiar terms with themno nos hablamoswe're not on the best of terms at the momenttiene confianza con ellosthey were on first name termsnuestras relaciones no son muy cordiales en este momentose llamaban por el nombre de pila≈ se tuteabanExample sentences4.3 (sense) See examples: in financial/social/political terms
in real terms 4.4in terms ofin terms of efficiency, our system is far superiordesde el punto de vista financiero/social/políticoif you look at it in terms of the level of investment required …en cuanto a eficiencia, nuestro sistema es muy superiorhe sees everything in terms of profitsi lo considera desde el punto de vista del nivel de inversión que se requiere …I was thinking more in terms of a second-hand cartodo lo ve en función or en términos de las ganancias que se puedan obteneryo estaba pensando más bien en un coche de segunda manoExample sentences
- In the face of the danger threatening from the north, the factions came to terms.
- The two companies eventually came to terms.
- Both parties should come to terms and embrace dialogue.
- But he was not prepared to commit to any decisions of policy, or reach any terms of agreement with the British Premier.
- But being able to make compromises on your own terms means you can live with them.
- Did the record-company people have designs for you, or were they ready to hear you on your own terms?
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