concreto


concreto
adj.
1 concrete, definite, particular, specific.
2 concrete, physical, non-abstract.
m.
1 concrete.
2 concrete noun.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: concretar.
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concreto
adjetivo
1 (real) concrete, real
2 (particular) particular, specific
quiero ese libro concreto I want that particular book
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en concreto (en particular) in particular, specifically 2 (exactamente) exactly
en el caso concreto de ... in the particular case of ...
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(f. - concreta)
adj.
1) concrete
2) specific
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1. ADJ
1) (=específico) [medida, propuesta] specific, concrete; [hecho, resultado] specific; [fecha, hora] definite, particular

una forma concreta de llevarlo a la práctica — a specific way of putting it into practice

voy a poner algunos ejemplos concretos — I'm going to give a few specific examples

en un plazo breve tendremos datos más concretos — we will have more specific o precise information shortly

no me dijo ninguna hora concreta — he didn't tell me any definite o particular time

en este caso concreto — in this particular case

lo importante son los hechos concretos — the most important thing is the actual facts

2) (=no abstracto) concrete

un nombre concreto — a concrete noun

3)

en concreto —

a) [con verbos]

nos referimos, en concreto, al abuso del alcohol — we are referring specifically to alcohol abuse

he viajado mucho por África, en concreto, por Kenia y Tanzania — I've travelled a lot in Africa, specifically in Kenya and Tanzania o in Kenya and Tanzania to be precise

¿qué dijo en concreto? — what exactly did he say?

b) [con sustantivos]

¿busca algún libro en concreto? — are you looking for a particular o specific book?, are you looking for any book in particular?

no se ha decidido nada en concreto — nothing definite o specific has been decided

2.
SM LAm (=hormigón) concrete

concreto armado — reinforced concrete

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I
-ta adjetivo
a) (específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; <lugar> specific, particular

en tu caso concreto — in your particular case

en concreto — specifically

quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

en una zona en concreto — in a particular o specific area

no sé nada en concreto — I don't know anything definite

b) (no abstracto) concrete
II
masculino (AmL) concrete
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= definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.
Ex. I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.
Ex. A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
Ex. The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
Ex. The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
Ex. Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
Ex. Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
Ex. If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
Ex. In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
Ex. It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
Ex. The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
Ex. The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
Ex. It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
Ex. Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
Ex. Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
Ex. Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
Ex. Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
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* adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
* búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
* confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
* detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
* en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
* enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
* en la situación concreta = on the scene.
* ente concreto = concrete entity.
* en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
* especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
* relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.
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I
-ta adjetivo
a) (específico) <política/acusación> concrete, specific; <motivo/ejemplo/pregunta> specific; <fecha/hora> definite; <lugar> specific, particular

en tu caso concreto — in your particular case

en concreto — specifically

quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto cuesta — what I want to know specifically is how much it costs

una conferencia sobre historia, en concreto, el siglo XV — a lecture on history, the XV century to be precise

en una zona en concreto — in a particular o specific area

no sé nada en concreto — I don't know anything definite

b) (no abstracto) concrete
II
masculino (AmL) concrete
* * *
= definite, fine [finer -comp., finest -sup.], given, individual, one, specific, specified, single, particular, defined, concrete, designated, circumscribed, targeted, coextensive [co-extensive], narrowly focused.

Ex: I don't see that we are going to stand a chance unless there is something very definite coming out of this conference and similar conferences where these ideas are advanced.

Ex: A longer abstract can help in the finer points of selection, but will take longer to write and also longer to scan.
Ex: The notation for any given geographical division varies between classes and between different parts of the same classes.
Ex: The series area includes the series title, an indication of the responsibility for the series (often series editors), and the number of the individual work within the series, if the work is one of a numbered series.
Ex: Note the different definitions, and the different boundaries for this one subject area.
Ex: Various publishers have reputations for specific styles, subject areas or works for specific audiences.
Ex: If access is limited to certain specified times, the term 'off-line' is applied.
Ex: In other words, the elements of any single case may point to several concepts; in this sense, the cases are like icebergs -- more is hidden han appears on the surface.
Ex: It is possible to identify an item uniquely within a particular institution or agency by a running accession number.
Ex: The Pearson correlation coefficient has been calculated to find out the correlation and to test the null hypothesis that there is no correlation among publishing in journals, citing from journals and use of journals by a defined set of researchers.
Ex: The second exercise in this course was to outline priorities in library services which had to be concrete, describable and achievable.
Ex: It is tremendously valuable to library staff (particularly in libraries with a designated departmental structure) to maintain close professional ties with local academic departments.
Ex: Library and Information Plans (LIP) are 5-year management plans for information provision in a circumscribed region.
Ex: Threats to the integrity of science include interest in paranormal phenomena, sensationalism of science and pressure for targeted research.
Ex: Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
Ex: Some articles cover broad themes while others are more narrowly focused.
* adaptar a una aplicación concreta = harness.
* búsqueda de documentos concretos = item search.
* confinado a un lugar concreto = site-bound.
* detalles concretos = fine detail(s).
* en concreto = in particular, to be specific.
* enfocado hacia un objetivo concreto = focused [focussed].
* en la situación concreta = on the scene.
* ente concreto = concrete entity.
* en un momento concreto = at a particular point in time.
* especializado en un mercado concreto = niche.
* relacionado a un caso concreto = case-related.

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concreto1 -ta
adjective
1 (específico) ‹política/acusación› concrete, specific
en tu caso concreto in your particular case
por un motivo concreto for a specific reason
fijemos una fecha/hora concreta let's fix a definite date/time
quieren reformas/soluciones concretas they want real o concrete reforms/solutions
un lugar concreto a specific o particular place
una pregunta concreta a specific question
en concreto: quiero saber, en concreto, cuánto me va a costar what I want to know specifically is how much it is going to cost
la conferencia versó sobre pintura española, en concreto, Goya y Velázquez the lecture was on Spanish painting, Goya and Velázquez, to be precise o to be more specific
en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area
2 (no abstracto) concrete
lo concreto y lo abstracto the concrete and the abstract
concreto2
masculine
(AmL)
concrete
Compuesto:
concreto armado
reinforced concrete
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Del verbo concretar: (conjugate concretar)

concreto es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

concretó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
concretar    
concreto
concretar (conjugate concretar) verbo transitivo
a) (concertar) ‹fecha/precioto fix, set

b) (precisar, definir) to be specific about;

no concretamos nada we didn't settle on anything definite

verbo intransitivo:
a ver si concretas try and be more specific;

llámame para concreto give me a call to arrange the details
concretarse verbo pronominal
to become a reality
concreto 1 -ta adjetivo
a) (específico) ‹política/solución/acusaciónconcrete, specific;

motivo/ejemplo/preguntaspecific;
fecha/horadefinite;
casoparticular;
lugarspecific, particular;
en tu caso concreto in your particular case;

en concreto specifically;
en una zona en concreto in a particular o specific area;
no sé nada en concreto I don't know anything definite
b) (no abstracto) concrete

concreto 2 sustantivo masculino (AmL) concrete;
concreto armado reinforced concrete

concretar verbo transitivo
1 (precisar un tema, un punto) to specify
2 (concertar una fecha, hora) to fix
concreto,-a
I adjetivo
1 (preciso, real) concrete
2 (particular) specific
en este caso concreto..., in this particular case...
II sustantivo masculino LAm (hormigón) concrete
♦ Locuciones: en concreto, specifically: lo veré esta semana, el martes en concreto, I'll meet him this week, Tuesday to be precise
no sé nada en c., I have no firm information

'concreto' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
actual
- ceñirse
- concreta
- concretamente
- determinada
- determinado
- particular
- puntual
- regalar
- sala
English:
actual
- concrete
- particular
- specific
- specifically
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concreto1, -a adj
1. [no abstracto] concrete;
un concepto concreto a concrete concept
2. [determinado] specific, particular;
aún no tenemos una fecha concreta we don't have a definite date yet;
estoy buscando un disco concreto, no me vale cualquiera I'm looking for a particular o specific record, not just any one;
si no me das los detalles concretos no te podré ayudar if you don't give me the specific o precise details I won't be able to help you;
en el caso concreto de Nicaragua,… in the specific case of Nicaragua,…;
en concreto, todavía no sabemos nada in short, we don't know anything yet;
piensa volver a Europa, en concreto a Francia she's thinking of coming back to Europe, to France to be precise;
es un experto en economía, y más en concreto, en gestión de empresas he's an expert in economics, more specifically in business management;
nada en concreto nothing definite;
la culpa no se le puede atribuir a nadie en concreto there is no one person who is to blame;
en ningún sitio en concreto nowhere in particular, not in any one place
concreto2 nm
Am concrete
Comp
concreto armado reinforced concrete
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concreto
I adj
1 specific;
en concreto specifically;
nada en concreto nothing specific
2 (no abstracto) concrete
II m L.Am.
concrete
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concreto, -ta adj
1) : concrete, actual
2) : definite, specific
en concreto: specifically
concretamente adv
concreto nm
hormigón: concrete
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concreto adj
1. (particular) specific
busco un libro concreto I'm looking for a specific book
2. (real) actual
hechos concretos actual facts
en concreto (en particular) in particular (para ser exacto) to be precise

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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