explotar


explotar
v.
1 to exploit (person).
El tipo explota a los empleados The guy exploits the employees.
El minero explota los recursos The miner exploits the resources.
2 to explode.
El minero explotó la carga The miner exploded the charge.
La carga explotó The charge exploded.
María explotó por la ofensa Mary exploded because of the offense.
3 to use, to take unfair advantage of.
El timador usó a las personas The swindler used the people.
4 to explode on.
Nos explotó una bomba A bomb exploded on us.
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explotar
verbo transitivo
1 (sacar provecho) to exploit; (mina) to work; (tierra) to cultivate; (industria) to operate, run; (recursos) to tap, exploit
2 peyorativo (personas) to exploit
3 (bomba) to explode
verbo intransitivo
1 (explosionar) to explode, blow up
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verb
1) to exploit
2) to run, operate
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1. VT
1) (=usar) [+ recursos, riquezas] to exploit; [+ planta] to run, operate; [+ mina] to work
2) (=usar excesivamente) [+ obreros] to exploit; [+ situación] to exploit, make capital out of
3) [+ bomba] to explode
2.
VI [bomba] to explode, go off

explotaron dos bombas — two bombs exploded o went off

cayó sin explotar — it fell but did not go off, it landed without going off

juegan con bombas sin explotar — they play with unexploded bombs

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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <tierra> to exploit, work; <mina> to operate, work; <negocio> to run, operate
b) <idea/debilidad> to exploit
2) <trabajador> to exploit
2.
explotar vi
a) bomba to explode, go off; caldera/máquina to explode, blow up
b) (fam) persona to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)
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= deploy, explode, exploit, harness, tap, burst, blow up, cash in on, prey on/upon, detonate, milk, mine, blow + a fuse, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails, go off.
Ex. The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.
Ex. Other systems also employ a thesaurus in offering the facility to explode search profiles.
Ex. The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
Ex. When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
Ex. It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
Ex. The article 'Will the CD bubble burst: conflicting messages on the future of electronic publishing' considers the future of the CD-ROM market.
Ex. The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
Ex. At the same time, veteran fiction writers and new authors cashing in on fame from other media continued to rule the lists.
Ex. From being a predator, England was becoming a major commercial power on whose ships others preyed.
Ex. There has been an explosion in terminology detonated by developments related to XML (eXtensible Markup Language).
Ex. A satisfactory balance between public and private involvement has not yet been reached and the companies involved are milking public funds.
Ex. For instance, if children are doing a project work on dogs, they will hunt out anything and everything that so much as mentions them and the bits thus mined are assiduously transcribed into project folders.
Ex. He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.
Ex. Riding the coattails of Barack Obama, Democrats picked up seven seats held by Republicans in Tuesday's election to match the seven it gained two years ago.
Ex. My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.
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* explotar al máximo = realise + to its full potential, realise + the potential.
* explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
* hacer explotar = blow up.
* por explotar = untapped.
* sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <tierra> to exploit, work; <mina> to operate, work; <negocio> to run, operate
b) <idea/debilidad> to exploit
2) <trabajador> to exploit
2.
explotar vi
a) bomba to explode, go off; caldera/máquina to explode, blow up
b) (fam) persona to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)
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= deploy, explode, exploit, harness, tap, burst, blow up, cash in on, prey on/upon, detonate, milk, mine, blow + a fuse, ride (on) + Posesivo + coattails, go off.

Ex: The article presents the results of trials in which the model was deployed to classify aspects of the construction industry, such as construction norms and regulations.

Ex: Other systems also employ a thesaurus in offering the facility to explode search profiles.
Ex: The Library of Congress List of Subject Headings (LCSH) can be exploited as a general index, since it shows LCC numbers for many of the headings listed.
Ex: When computers were first harnessed for information retrieval and cataloguing applications, the information retrieval systems, and some of the cataloguing systems developed in different environments.
Ex: It must be pointed out, however, that the potential for online catalogs to increase library staff productivity has hardly been tapped.
Ex: The article 'Will the CD bubble burst: conflicting messages on the future of electronic publishing' considers the future of the CD-ROM market.
Ex: The article 'The library has blown up!' relates the short circuit in the main electrical circuit board of Porstmouth Public Library caused by electricians who were carrying out routine work.
Ex: At the same time, veteran fiction writers and new authors cashing in on fame from other media continued to rule the lists.
Ex: From being a predator, England was becoming a major commercial power on whose ships others preyed.
Ex: There has been an explosion in terminology detonated by developments related to XML (eXtensible Markup Language).
Ex: A satisfactory balance between public and private involvement has not yet been reached and the companies involved are milking public funds.
Ex: For instance, if children are doing a project work on dogs, they will hunt out anything and everything that so much as mentions them and the bits thus mined are assiduously transcribed into project folders.
Ex: He simply blew a fuse and decided to go out on the road, spitefully apologizing again and again, until he got it right.
Ex: Riding the coattails of Barack Obama, Democrats picked up seven seats held by Republicans in Tuesday's election to match the seven it gained two years ago.
Ex: My hand looks like a hand grenade went off near it -- all cut up, bruised and with perforations by small bits of flying glass.
* explotar al máximo = realise + to its full potential, realise + the potential.
* explotar beneficios = exploit + benefits.
* hacer explotar = blow up.
* por explotar = untapped.
* sin explotar = untapped, unexploded.

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explotar [A1 ]
vt
A
1 ‹tierra› to exploit, work; ‹mina› to operate, work, exploit; ‹negocio› to run, operate
2 (sacar provecho de) to exploit
supo explotar esta idea al máximo she knew how to exploit this idea to the full o how to make the most of this idea
sabe explotar los puntos flacos de su rival he knows how to exploit his opponent's weak points
B ‹trabajador› to exploit
■ explotar
vi
1 «bomba» to explode, go off; «caldera/máquina» to explode, blow up
2 (fam); «persona» to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq), to go through the roof (colloq)
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explotar (conjugate explotar) verbo transitivo
a)tierrato exploit, work;

minato operate, work;
negocioto run, operate
b)idea/debilidadto exploit

c)trabajadorto exploit

verbo intransitivo
a) [bomba] to explode, go off;

[caldera/máquina] to explode, blow up
b) (fam) [persona] to explode, to blow a fuse (colloq)

explotar
I verbo intransitivo (un artefacto) to explode, go off
II verbo transitivo
1 (desarrollar, utilizar) to exploit
(una mina) to work
(la tierra) to cultivate
2 (a una persona) to exploit
'explotar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
estallar
- jugo
- exprimir
English:
blow up
- explode
- exploit
- go off
- milk
- prey on
- rag
- shell-hole
- tap
- untapped
- use
- flare
- mileage
- prey
- set
- top
- undeveloped
- work
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explotar1 vt
1. [niños, trabajadores] to exploit;
en esta empresa explotan a los trabajadores this firm exploits its workers
2. [recursos naturales] to exploit;
[fábrica, negocio] to run, to operate; [terreno] to farm; [mina] to work
3. [tema, asunto, situación] to exploit
explotar2 vi
1. [bomba, explosivo, petardo] to explode, to go off;
[globo, neumático, caldera] to explode, to burst
2. [persona] to explode (with rage)
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explotar
I v/t
1 tierra, mina work, exploit
2 situación take advantage of, exploit
3 trabajador exploit
II v/i go off, explode; fig
explode, blow a fuse fam
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explotar vt
1) : to exploit
2) : to operate, to run
explotar vi
estallar, reventar: to explode
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explotar vb
1. (bomba, etc) to explode / to go off
el artefacto explotó en un túnel the device exploded in a tunnel
2. (mina) to work
3. (tierra) to farm
4. (aprovechar) to exploit
explotaban a los niños they exploited the children

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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