afín


afín
adj.
related, kin, similar, cognate.
m.
relative, kindred.
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afín
adjetivo
1 (semejante) similar, kindred
2 (relacionado) related
3 (próximo) adjacent, next
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1. ADJ
1) (=lindante) bordering, adjacent
2) (=relacionado) similar; [persona] related
2.
SMF (=pariente) relation by marriage
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adjetivo <temas/lenguas> related; <culturas/ideologías> similar

intereses afines — common interests

afín a algo: ideas afines a las nuestras — ideas which have a lot in common with our own

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= allied, associated, contributory, kindred, related, concomitant, attendant, like-minded, cognate, linked, coterminous [co-terminous], germane.
Ex. In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.
Ex. This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.
Ex. It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
Ex. The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
Ex. Similar and closely related subjects are likely to be scattered under different keywords.
Ex. If we require specificity, we have at the same time to accept the concomitant complexity of headings and the occurrence of grouping.
Ex. If anything, it interposes an additional link in the communication chain, with its attendant 'interface' problems.
Ex. Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
Ex. We need to determine the interrelationships of disciplines that are now regarded as cognate to or complementary with information science.
Ex. Each linked document also has its own links, creating a 'web' of information through which the searcher can move.
Ex. Sample articles were chosen for subjects coterminous with each other for 1950, 60 and 70.
Ex. The bibliography lists documents expressly recommended to the researchers in this area and documents of interest which are not specifically germane.
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* afín (a) = allied to/with, closely related (to).
* campo afín = twin field.
* conjunto de cosas afines, el = whole schmier, the.
* grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
* relación afín = affinitive relationship.
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adjetivo <temas/lenguas> related; <culturas/ideologías> similar

intereses afines — common interests

afín a algo: ideas afines a las nuestras — ideas which have a lot in common with our own

* * *
= allied, associated, contributory, kindred, related, concomitant, attendant, like-minded, cognate, linked, coterminous [co-terminous], germane.

Ex: In the light of the information explosion, no researcher can now realistically expect to keep pace with developments in his own field, let alone those in allied fields = En vista del crecimiento vertiginoso de la información, siendo realista ahora el investigador no puede mantenerse al día en los avances de su propio campo y mucho menos de los de campos afines.

Ex: This list makes recommendations about the use of references for the display of relationships in a catalogue, index or data base, in order to guide users between connected or associated terms.
Ex: It directly or indirectly incorporated or paralleled several prevailing objectives and concepts of the communication and behavioral sciences and other contributory disciplines.
Ex: The indexer must evaluate whether the index user will profit if a distinction is made between two kindred terms.
Ex: Similar and closely related subjects are likely to be scattered under different keywords.
Ex: If we require specificity, we have at the same time to accept the concomitant complexity of headings and the occurrence of grouping.
Ex: If anything, it interposes an additional link in the communication chain, with its attendant 'interface' problems.
Ex: Directories of organizations and human resources are an excellent means of knowing who is doing what and where and assist in the networking among like-minded institutions.
Ex: We need to determine the interrelationships of disciplines that are now regarded as cognate to or complementary with information science.
Ex: Each linked document also has its own links, creating a 'web' of information through which the searcher can move.
Ex: Sample articles were chosen for subjects coterminous with each other for 1950, 60 and 70.
Ex: The bibliography lists documents expressly recommended to the researchers in this area and documents of interest which are not specifically germane.
* afín (a) = allied to/with, closely related (to).
* campo afín = twin field.
* conjunto de cosas afines, el = whole schmier, the.
* grupo temáticamente afín = subject-related group.
* relación afín = affinitive relationship.

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afín
adjective
‹problemas/temas› related; ‹culturas/ideologías› similar; ‹lenguas› related
nuestros intereses son muy afines we have very similar interests o many interests in common
afín A algo:
ideas afines a las nuestras ideas which are very close to o which have a lot in common with our own
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afín adjetivo ‹temas/lenguasrelated;
culturas/ideologíassimilar;
interesescommon;
ideas afines a las nuestras ideas which have a lot in common with our own

afín adjetivo
1 (parecido) kindred, similar
2 (que guardan conexión) related

'afín' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
parejo
English:
related
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afín adj
similar;
su postura es afín a la nuestra his opinion is close to ours;
ideas afines similar ideas
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afín
adj related, common
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afín adj, pl afines
1) parecido: related, similar
la biología y disciplinas afines: biology and related disciplines
2) próximo: adjacent, nearby

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • afin — afin …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • afin de — ⇒AFIN DE, loc. prép., AFIN QUE, loc. conj. Locution prépositionnelle ou locution conjonctive exprimant l idée d intention et de but. I. Afin de, loc. prép. A. [Le sujet de l inf. est le même que celui du verbe princ.] 1. [Il désigne une pers.] :… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • afin — AFIN. Conjonction qui dénote la fin pour laquelle on fait quelque chose. Afin a deux régimes; l un avec que, et le subjonctif, Afin que vous lesachiez; et l autre avec la préposition de, et l infinitif, Afin de pouvoir dire, afin d obtenir cette… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • afin\ de — [ afɛ̃də ] loc. prép., afin que [ afɛ̃kə ] loc. conj. • XIVe; pour à fin de, que (cf. à seule fin de) ♦ Marquent l intention, le but. ⇒ pour. Afin de, et l inf. Afin que, et le subj. « Donnez !... Afin qu un blé plus mûr fasse plier vos granges;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • afin — de (+ inf.). Loc. Prép. marquant l intention, le but. On écrème le lait afin de faire le beurre. d2./d Afin que (+ subj.). Loc. conj. marquant l intention, le but …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • afin — Afin, Conjonction qui denote la Fin pour laquelle on fait quelque chose. Il a deux regimes, l un avec que & le subjonctif. Afin que vous le sachiez; & l autre avec la préposition de, & l Infinitif. Afin de pouvoir dire, afin d obtenir cette grace …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • afin — afȋn prid. DEFINICIJA ob. u: SINTAGMA afina funkcija realne varijable x mat. funkcija oblika y = ax + b; linearna funkcija; afina geometrija mat. dio geometrije koji proučava invarijantna svojstva afinih transformacija; afina transformacija mat.… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • afín — adjetivo 1. Que está próximo o unido a otra cosa: campos afines. 2. Que tiene en común con otra persona o cosa algún rasgo o carácter: gustos afines, costumbres afines …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • afin de — afin que voir fin …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • afín — (Del lat. affīnis). 1. adj. Próximo, contiguo. Campos afines. 2. Que tiene afinidad con otra cosa. 3. com. Pariente por afinidad …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • afin — (a fin) conj. Marque la fin pour laquelle on agit, le but qu on se propose. Afin se joint à la préposition de, suivie d un infinitif, ou à la conjonction que, suivie du subjonctif. Ils envoyèrent un courrier afin de faire savoir. Afin que cela… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré


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