distante


distante
adj.
1 far away.
2 distant.
estaba distante, con la mirada perdida he was distant, staring into space
3 remote, distant, far.
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distante
adjetivo
1 (en el espacio) distant, far; (en el tiempo) distant, remote
2 figurado distant
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adj.
distant
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ADJ
1) [lugar] (=lejano) distant; (=remoto) far-off, remote

distante 10km — 10km away

2) [persona, actitud] distant
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adjetivo <lugar> distant, remote; <recuerdos/imágenes> distant; <persona> distant, aloof; <actitud> distant
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= distal, remote, distant, from afar, detached, far off, arm's length, at arm's length, aloof, distanced.
Ex. The converse is true for authors who feature predominantly in multi-author works and at distal sequence positions.
Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
Ex. She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex. Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
Ex. The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
Ex. Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
Ex. Libraries and vendors must move away from arm's length relationships that involve giving one thing in return for another to strong and close relationships that involve collaboration.
Ex. Because transfer prices can he manipulated to avoid paying taxes, governments insist that these prices must be set as if the firms were at arm's length.
Ex. The article takes up the present discussion about youths' aloof attitudes towards politics.
Ex. The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
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* actitud distante = aloofness.
* en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
* en un pasado no muy distante = in the not too distant past.
* permanecer distante = remain + aloof.
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adjetivo <lugar> distant, remote; <recuerdos/imágenes> distant; <persona> distant, aloof; <actitud> distant
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= distal, remote, distant, from afar, detached, far off, arm's length, at arm's length, aloof, distanced.

Ex: The converse is true for authors who feature predominantly in multi-author works and at distal sequence positions.

Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
Ex: She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex: Experts from afar can be drawn into virtual classrooms to stimulate deeper learning from extended interaction.
Ex: The attention good literature pays to life is both loving and detached.
Ex: Resolution of copyright issues seems still far off.
Ex: Libraries and vendors must move away from arm's length relationships that involve giving one thing in return for another to strong and close relationships that involve collaboration.
Ex: Because transfer prices can he manipulated to avoid paying taxes, governments insist that these prices must be set as if the firms were at arm's length.
Ex: The article takes up the present discussion about youths' aloof attitudes towards politics.
Ex: The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
* actitud distante = aloofness.
* en un futuro no muy distante = in the not too distant future.
* en un pasado no muy distante = in the not too distant past.
* permanecer distante = remain + aloof.

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distante
adjective
1 ‹lugar› distant, remote, far-off
2 ‹recuerdos/imágenes› distant
3 ‹persona› distant, aloof; ‹actitud› distant
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distante adjetivo
distant
distante adjetivo distant, far-off
'distante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
fría
- frío
- gélida
- gélido
English:
aloof
- approachable
- distant
- far
- standoffish
- detached
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distante adj
1. [en el espacio] far away (de from)
2. [en el trato] [persona, comportamiento] distant, aloof;
estaba distante, con la mirada perdida he was distant, staring into space
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distante
adj tb fig
distant
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distante adj
1) : distant, far-off
2) : aloof
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distante adj distant

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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