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medida

Translation of medida in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (en locuciones) a (la) medida, un traje (hecho) a medida
    a custom-made suit
    (inglés norteamericano)
    a made-to-measure suit
    (inglés británico)
    usa zapatos a medida
    he wears made-to-measure shoes
    servicios diseñados a la medida
    custom-designed services
    a la medida de algo, fabricamos muebles a la medida de su exigencia
    we manufacture furniture to meet all your requirements
    este es un proyecto a la medida de su ambición
    this is a project in keeping with o which matches his ambitions
    necesita una actividad a la medida de su talento
    he needs a job which will suit o which is commensurate with his abilities
    a medida que a medida que va pasando el tiempo uno se va adaptando
    as time goes on, one (gradually) adapts
    a medida que se acercaba la fecha se ponía más y más nervioso
    as the date drew closer he got more and more nervous
    a medida que la fue conociendo se fue desengañando
    the more he got to know her o the better he got to know her o as he got to know her the more disillusioned he became
  • 4 (grado, proporción) See examples: en buena or gran medida
    to a great o large extent
    en cierta/menor medida
    to a certain/lesser extent
    intentaremos, en la medida de lo posible, satisfacer a todo el mundo
    insofar as it is possible o as far as possible we will try to satisfy everyone
    intentará hacer algo por ti en la medida en que le sea posible
    she'll try and do whatever she can for you
  • 5 (moderación) See examples: come con medida
    he eats moderately
    gastan dinero sin medida
    they spend money like water
    they're very extravagant (with money)
Example sentences
  • Por la cual se adoptan medidas urgentes con respecto a Bienes Revertidos del Área del Canal.
  • En gran medida los puntos abordados en su comunicado son acertados.
  • Al respecto, debo manifestarme a favor de la medida.

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