Translation of index in Spanish:

index

Pronunciation: /ˈɪndeks/

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1
    (plural indexes)
    (in book, journal) índice (masculine)
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    • Endnotes, bibliography, and an index of names and subjects facilitate scholarly use and quick reference.
    • It contains 648 pages of text, spread over 39 chapters and an epilogue, as well as a subject and a name index, each of which takes up 26 pages.
    • Helpful appendices, extensive references, and subject and name indices conclude the volume.
    1.2 (list) lista (feminine) the Index [Religion/Religión] el Índice
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    • Examples of finding aids include collection indexes, inventories, registers and guides.
    • Some libraries have created indexes to these works.
    • All library items are listed through a main author, title, and subject index.
  • 2
    (plural indexes o, indices)
    2.1 (numerical scale) [Economics/Economía] [Finance] índice (masculine) the retail price index el índice de precios al consumo the Dow Jones index el índice de Dow Jones (before noun/delante del nombre) index number índice (masculine) 2.2 (number, ratio) índice (masculine) refractive index índice de refracción 2.3 (indication, sign) [formal] index of sth señal (feminine) or índice (masculine)de algo
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    • Another approach is to evaluate patients when their symptoms and signs raise the index of suspicion of depression.
    • The state of the love life in this sign is the index of overall happiness.
    • The arm circumference of each child was measured as an index of nutritional status.
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    • Despite the fact there are house price and share indices aplenty, comparing the long-term performance of these two assets is not easy.
    • For economic and monetary policy formulation, the price index represents a central indicator.
    • Price indexes necessarily average out the extremes; they are unable to signal the more subtle price movements and they leave out relevant items such as asset prices.
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    • Current care provision is inadequate, at least according to dementia care index standards, and urgent action is required.
    • Although mental development index scores decreased over time for both groups of infants, children prenatally exposed to cocaine had scores that decreased faster.
    • ‘Diversity index scores are just a starting place for looking at diversity,’ Parker emphasizes.
  • 3
    (plural indices)
    [Mathematics/Matemáticas] índice (masculine)
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    • The thesis contains a proof of the fact that for any closed manifold the sum of the indices of a generic vector field is a topological invariant, namely the Euler characteristic.
    • If we look at the indices of the Fibonacci numbers, we can directly predict which Fibonacci number will be the square of the hypotenuse.
    • Step 3: Find the cobasic variable in the equation chosen in step 2 that has the smallest index and a positive coefficient.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 [Printing/Imprenta] 1.1 (provide with index) [book/journal] ponerle* un índice a 1.2 (enter in index) [name] incluir* en un índice it is indexed under 'Crimea' aparece or está clasificado bajo 'Crimea'
  • 2 [Economics/Economía] [Finance] [prices/costs/wages] indexar, indiciar to index pensions to inflation indexar or indiciar las pensiones a la inflación

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.