disminución


disminución
f.
decrease, abatement, decline, reduction.
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disminución
nombre femenino
1 decrease, reduction
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FRASEOLOGÍA
ir en disminución to diminish, decrease
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noun f.
decrease, drop, fall
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SF
1) (=reducción) [de población, cantidad] decrease, drop, fall; [de precios, temperaturas] drop, fall; [de velocidad] decrease, reduction

una disminución en las importaciones — a drop o fall in imports

la disminución de la capa de ozono — the depletion of the ozone layer

uno de los síntomas es la disminución de la actividad política — one of the symptoms is a decrease in political activity

continuar sin disminución — to continue unchecked o unabated

2) (Med) [de dolor] reduction; [de fiebre] drop, fall
3) (Cos) [de puntos] decreasing
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femenino
a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; (de población) decrease, fall

una disminución de las temperaturas — a drop in temperature

la disminución de las tarifas — the reduction in charges

b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
c) (al tejer) decreasing
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= decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.
Ex. Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.
Ex. Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
Ex. There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
Ex. It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
Ex. It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
Ex. DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
Ex. Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
Ex. The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
Ex. He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
Ex. A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
Ex. This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
Ex. The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
Ex. There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
Ex. A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
Ex. The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
Ex. A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
Ex. Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
Ex. Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
Ex. Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
Ex. Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
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* disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
* disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
* en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.
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femenino
a) (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; (de población) decrease, fall

una disminución de las temperaturas — a drop in temperature

la disminución de las tarifas — the reduction in charges

b) (de entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
c) (al tejer) decreasing
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= decline, drop, dropping off, lessening, shortfall [short-fall], shrinkage, diminution, abatement, deceleration, falling-off, waning, downward spiral, fall, slowdown, ebbing, minimisation [minimization, -USA], depletion, subsidence, lowering, effacement.

Ex: Library automation was in its ascendancy at precisely the same time that the nation's economy was firmly embarked on its present calamitous decline.

Ex: Perfect recall can only be achieved by a drop in the proportion of relevant documents considered.
Ex: There is a sharp dropping off, particularly where activities require going beyond the library walls = Se da un marcado descenso, especialmente allí donde las actividades necesitan ir más allá de los muros de la biblioteca.
Ex: It was concluded that when one tries to hold the fragile interest (through library publications) of a new customer, a mere lessening of sentence and word lengths work wonders in preventing the impeding of that interest.
Ex: It seems likely that it is between 80-90% complete but since there are some notable absentees the shortfall in total coverage is a significant one.
Ex: DBMS systems aim to allow data to be re-organised to accommodate growth, shrinkage and so on.
Ex: Most adults feel the awakening of interest in biography and a diminution at the same time of the fondness for fiction.
Ex: The asbestos literature is discussed under its industrial, medical, legal, control and abatement aspects.
Ex: He observes that at the junction points of sciences there is an almost twofold deceleration of the processes of application and spreading of knowledge.
Ex: A slight decline -- about 1% -- in the book title output of US publishers took place in 1988, compared with 1987, largely attributable to a falling-off of mass market paperback output, especially in fiction.
Ex: This article discusses the impact of growing number of students and waning financial resources on library services and acquisition focusing on book shortages, security problems and inadequacy of staffing.
Ex: The downward spiral of increasing serial prices and decreasing subscriptions is well documented.
Ex: There has been a rapid increase in the number and costs of science, technology and medicine scholarly titles in recent years, and a fall in subscriptions.
Ex: A new solution to the problem of predicting cyclical highs and lows in the economy enables one to gauge whether an incipient economic downswing will turn out to be a slowdown in economic growth or a real recession.
Ex: The article is entitled 'The ebbing of municipal documents and the flow of public information in New York'.
Ex: A strategy for deciding the optimal volume of a library's periodical holdings is formulated, based on minimisation of the total costs incurred by the use of periodical articles.
Ex: Results indicated that there will be a serious depletion of resources in library schools before the year 2001.
Ex: Decision making by the Water Board on water levels was based on information on agricultural effects and the risk of damage to buildings and roads as a consequence of subsidence.
Ex: Irrespective of the depth of indexing, however, the essential simplicity of post-coordinate indexing is a factor that can lead to a lowering of precision at the search stage.
Ex: Meanwhile a coalition of cells has been effected at intervals through the effacement of their walls.
* disminución de la calidad = lowering of standards.
* disminución de la confianza = sapping of confidence.
* en disminución = dwindling, on the wane.

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disminución
feminine
1 (de gastos, salarios, precios) decrease, drop, fall; (de la población) decrease, fall
la disminución de las tarifas the lowering of o reduction in charges
la disminución de la población estudiantil the decrease o fall in the student population
2 (del entusiasmo, interés) waning, dwindling
una disminución del interés del público waning o dwindling public interest
3 (al tejer) decreasing
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disminución sustantivo femenino
decrease, fall;
(de temperatura) drop;
(de tarifa) reduction
disminución sustantivo femenino decrease, drop
'disminución' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
distensión
English:
decline
- decrease
- shrinkage
- fall
- slump
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disminución nf
[de cantidad, velocidad, intensidad] decrease, decline (de in); [de precios, temperaturas] fall (de in); [de interés] decline, waning (de of);
la disminución del desempleo/de la contaminación the decrease in unemployment/pollution;
una disminución salarial a decrease o drop in wages;
ir en disminución to be on the decrease
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disminución
f decrease
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disminución nf, pl -ciones : decrease, drop, fall
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disminución n fall / drop
una disminución del paro a fall in unemployment

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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