There are 2 translations of tone in Spanish:

tone1

Pronunciation: /təʊn/

n

  • 1 1.1 u c (quality of sound, voice) tono (m) from the tone of her voice I could tell that … por el tono de voz me di cuenta de que … don't speak to your mother in that tone of voice! ¡no le hables a tu madre en ese tono! 1.2
    (tones pl)
    (sound) sonido (m); (voice) voz (f)
    1.3 c [Ling] tono (m) ascendente/descendente (before n) tone language lengua (f) tonal 1.4 c [Telec] señal (f) (sonora) engaged tone (BrE) señal (f) or tono (m) de ocupado or (Esp) de comunicando
  • 3 3.1 u (mood, style) tono (m) the tone of the speech/article el tono del discurso/artículo to set the tone marcar* la pauta the tone of the market [Fin] la tónica or tendencia del mercado 3.2 u (standard, level) nivel (m) to raise/lower the tone of sth levantar/bajar el nivel de algo
  • 4 u (of muscle) tono (m) (muscular) exercise helps keep your body in tone el ejercicio te ayuda a mantener el tono muscular

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There are 2 translations of tone in Spanish:

tone2

vi

  • to tone (in) (with sth) combinar or armonizar* (con algo)

vt

Phrasal verbs

tone down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[language] moderar; [criticism] moderar, atenuar*; [color] atenuar*

tone up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[muscles/body] tonificar*, dar* tono a

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.