estímulo


estímulo
m.
1 encouragement, drive, boost, incentive.
2 incentive, inducement.
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estímulo
nombre masculino
1 stimulus, stimulation
2 figurado encouragement
3 COMERCIO incentive
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noun m.
1) stimulus
2) encouragement
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SM
1) (Psic) stimulus
2) (=incentivo) incentive
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masculino
a) (incentivo) encouragement

sirve de estímulo a la inversión — it acts as an incentive to investment, it encourages investment

b) (Biol, Fisiol) stimulus
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= boost, incentive, leaven, prodding, spur, stimulation, stimulus [stimuli, -pl.], encouragement, enhancer, facilitator, prod, kick-start [kickstart], kick-start [kickstart], word of encouragement, nudge, titillation, driving force, stimulant, pick-me-up.
Nota: Generalmente referido a una bebida.
Ex. Consequently, Leforte came to expect -- perhaps even take for granted -- the periodic boosts of ego and income that the evaluations provided.
Ex. This article considers the strengths of a pay scale as a work incentive.
Ex. But the leaven of the principles, promulgated by the International Federation, has not yet penetrated into more than half the lump of documentary material.
Ex. Computers are quite adroit at such simple yes/no response without much prodding.
Ex. This was a spur to several other London boroughs who set up shop-front consumer advice centres from 1972.
Ex. The reader of this work can relive with some degree of verisimilitude the excitement and stimulation created by these institutes and such colloquies as the Kilgour-Lubetzky exchange.
Ex. This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
Ex. Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
Ex. The low regard that many publishers have shown for indexers as enhancers of book sales and profitability may well have been justified in the past.
Ex. Information technology may have acted as a catalyst or facilitator for some of the changes which have occurred.
Ex. She sat back in her chair and considered her supervisor's gentle prods.
Ex. That would be a great kick-start to raising awareness of IFLA 2002.
Ex. That would be a great kick-start to raising awareness of IFLA 2002.
Ex. This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
Ex. Results showed that student teachers needed additional support, either via nudge or overt expectations, to actually apply what they had learned.
Ex. At heart, it is a smirkingly adolescent pursuit of cheap laughs and mild titillation, with a surfeit of jokes involving breasts and bums and with new extremes of scatological humiliation.
Ex. On-line services have been one of the most powerful driving forces moving information away from its traditional definition and towards the commodity view.
Ex. The system consequently retrieves any record in which the term 'stimulants' appears.
Ex. Maybe it's just a passing mood or maybe it's a particularly bad string of events, but sometimes in this hectic life we just need a pick-me-up.
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* dar estímulo = provide + boost.
* estímulo excesivo = overstimulation.
* estímulos visuales = visual stimuli.
* ofrecer estímulo = provide + stimulus.
* ser un estímulo = be motivating.
* * *
masculino
a) (incentivo) encouragement

sirve de estímulo a la inversión — it acts as an incentive to investment, it encourages investment

b) (Biol, Fisiol) stimulus
* * *
= boost, incentive, leaven, prodding, spur, stimulation, stimulus [stimuli, -pl.], encouragement, enhancer, facilitator, prod, kick-start [kickstart], kick-start [kickstart], word of encouragement, nudge, titillation, driving force, stimulant, pick-me-up.
Nota: Generalmente referido a una bebida.

Ex: Consequently, Leforte came to expect -- perhaps even take for granted -- the periodic boosts of ego and income that the evaluations provided.

Ex: This article considers the strengths of a pay scale as a work incentive.
Ex: But the leaven of the principles, promulgated by the International Federation, has not yet penetrated into more than half the lump of documentary material.
Ex: Computers are quite adroit at such simple yes/no response without much prodding.
Ex: This was a spur to several other London boroughs who set up shop-front consumer advice centres from 1972.
Ex: The reader of this work can relive with some degree of verisimilitude the excitement and stimulation created by these institutes and such colloquies as the Kilgour-Lubetzky exchange.
Ex: This was not intended as a criticism of their hard working colleagues but simply as an admission that they needed additional support and stimulus.
Ex: Nevertheless my debts are real, and I particularly want to thank David Foxon for his illuminating commentary on the final sections, and D. F. McKenzie for his encouragement throughout.
Ex: The low regard that many publishers have shown for indexers as enhancers of book sales and profitability may well have been justified in the past.
Ex: Information technology may have acted as a catalyst or facilitator for some of the changes which have occurred.
Ex: She sat back in her chair and considered her supervisor's gentle prods.
Ex: That would be a great kick-start to raising awareness of IFLA 2002.
Ex: That would be a great kick-start to raising awareness of IFLA 2002.
Ex: This he knew happens to employees who are not given a word of encouragement, some recognition.
Ex: Results showed that student teachers needed additional support, either via nudge or overt expectations, to actually apply what they had learned.
Ex: At heart, it is a smirkingly adolescent pursuit of cheap laughs and mild titillation, with a surfeit of jokes involving breasts and bums and with new extremes of scatological humiliation.
Ex: On-line services have been one of the most powerful driving forces moving information away from its traditional definition and towards the commodity view.
Ex: The system consequently retrieves any record in which the term 'stimulants' appears.
Ex: Maybe it's just a passing mood or maybe it's a particularly bad string of events, but sometimes in this hectic life we just need a pick-me-up.
* dar estímulo = provide + boost.
* estímulo excesivo = overstimulation.
* estímulos visuales = visual stimuli.
* ofrecer estímulo = provide + stimulus.
* ser un estímulo = be motivating.

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estímulo
masculine
1 (incentivo) encouragement
sirve de estímulo a la inversión it acts as an incentive o a stimulus to investment, it encourages investment
2 (Biol, Fisiol) stimulus
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Del verbo estimular: (conjugate estimular)

estimulo es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

estimuló es:

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

Multiple Entries:
estimular    
estímulo
estimular (conjugate estimular) verbo transitivo
a) (en general) to stimulate

b) (alentar) ‹personato encourage

estímulo sustantivo masculino
a) (incentivo) incentive

b) (Biol, Fisiol) stimulus

estimular verbo transitivo
1 (dar ánimos) to encourage
2 (potenciar, activar) to stimulate
estímulo sustantivo masculino
1 (acicate, ánimo) encouragement
2 Biol Fís stimulus
(acción) stimulation
'estímulo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
ánimo
- incentivo
- responder
- respuesta
- revulsiva
- revulsivo
- acicate
- arriba
English:
boost
- encouragement
- inspiration
- lift
- shot
- spur
- stimulation
- stimulus
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estímulo nm
1. [aliciente] incentive;
[ánimo] encouragement;
servir de estímulo to act o serve as an incentive;
medidas de estímulo a la creación de empleo measures to encourage job creation
2. Fisiol stimulus
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estímulo
m
1 stimulus
2 (incentivo) incentive
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estímulo nm
1) : stimulus
2) incentivo: incentive, encouragement
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estímulo n stimulus [pl. stimuli]

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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