patente


patente
adj.
1 obvious.
su dolor era patente he was clearly in pain
2 patent, manifest, evident, irrefutable.
f.
1 patent.
tener la patente de algo to hold the patent on o for something
2 registration number (British), license number (United States). (Southern Cone)
3 permit, license plate, licence plate.
pres.subj.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) Present Subjunctive of Spanish verb: patentar.
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patente
adjetivo
1 (evidente) obvious, patent
nombre femenino
1 patent
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FRASEOLOGÍA
patente de corso HISTORIA letter of marque 2 figurado free rein, carte blanche
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noun f.
patent
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1. ADJ
1) [mentira, muestra] clear

es prueba patente de su ineficacia — it's clear proof of his inefficiency

me decepcionó su patente desinterés — I was disappointed by his patent o clear lack of interest

su enojo era patente — his annoyance was plain to see, he was plainly o patently o clearly annoyed

la culpabilidad era patente en su rostro — he had guilt written all over his face

hacer algo patente — to reveal sth, show sth clearly

aquella reacción hizo patente su rencor — that reaction clearly showed o revealed his resentment

quedar patente — to become patently clear o obvious

con ese comentario su ignorancia quedó patente — with that comment his ignorance became patently clear o obvious

2) (Com) patent
3) Cono Sur * (=excelente) superb, great
2. SF
1) [de invento, producto] patent

derechos de patente — patent rights

de patente — Cono Sur first-rate

patente de invención — patent

2) (Jur) (=permiso) licence, license (EEUU), authorization

patente de corso — ( Hist) letter(s) of marque

se cree que tiene patente de corso — he thinks he's got a licence to do whatever he pleases

patente de navegación — ship's registration certificate

patente de privilegio — letters patent

patente de sanidad — bill of health

3) Cono Sur (Aut) licence plate, license plate (EEUU); (=carnet) driving licence, driver's license (EEUU)
3.
SM Caribe patent medicine
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I
adjetivo clear, evident

era patente su esfuerzo por controlarse — he was visibly trying not to lose his temper

dejó patente cuál era su objetivo — he made his aim quite clear

es patente que ... — clearly o obviously ...

II
femenino
1) (de invento) patent

tienen la patente para este diseño — they hold the patent for this design

2) (Auto)
a) (CS) (impuesto) road tax; (placa) license* plate, numberplate (BrE)

el número de la patente — the (registration) number o (AmE) the license number

b) (Col) (carnet de conducir) driver's license*
3) (Chi) (de profesional) registration fee (paid to a professional association)
III
adverbio (CS) clearly
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= patent, obvious, self-evident, clear [clearer -comp., clearest -sup.], patent.
Ex. Aperture cards, where the full text of the document is kept in a special index card in the form of a microfiche, have been used for various collections of, for instance, patents and technical drawings.
Ex. If this is not the case then the title to be used as a heading for a work is less obvious.
Ex. Such conventions are so ingrained in American library practice that it is easy to forget they are not self-evident.
Ex. In practice the distinction between one term and the next is not very clear.
Ex. It was patent that they could not compete on equal terms with the economic and social forces of a complex civilization.
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* base de datos de patentes = WPI.
* de patentes = patenting.
* derecho de patentes = patent law.
* derechos de patente = patent rights.
* hacerse patente = become + clear, bring + home, come through.
* información sobre patentes = patent information.
* leyes sobre patentes = patent law.
* oficina de patentes = patent office.
* patente de refinamiento petrolífero = refining patent.
* patentes = patent literature.
* relativo a las patentes = patenting.
* titular de una patente = patentee.
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I
adjetivo clear, evident

era patente su esfuerzo por controlarse — he was visibly trying not to lose his temper

dejó patente cuál era su objetivo — he made his aim quite clear

es patente que ... — clearly o obviously ...

II
femenino
1) (de invento) patent

tienen la patente para este diseño — they hold the patent for this design

2) (Auto)
a) (CS) (impuesto) road tax; (placa) license* plate, numberplate (BrE)

el número de la patente — the (registration) number o (AmE) the license number

b) (Col) (carnet de conducir) driver's license*
3) (Chi) (de profesional) registration fee (paid to a professional association)
III
adverbio (CS) clearly
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= patent, obvious, self-evident, clear [clearer -comp., clearest -sup.], patent.

Ex: Aperture cards, where the full text of the document is kept in a special index card in the form of a microfiche, have been used for various collections of, for instance, patents and technical drawings.

Ex: If this is not the case then the title to be used as a heading for a work is less obvious.
Ex: Such conventions are so ingrained in American library practice that it is easy to forget they are not self-evident.
Ex: In practice the distinction between one term and the next is not very clear.
Ex: It was patent that they could not compete on equal terms with the economic and social forces of a complex civilization.
* base de datos de patentes = WPI.
* de patentes = patenting.
* derecho de patentes = patent law.
* derechos de patente = patent rights.
* hacerse patente = become + clear, bring + home, come through.
* información sobre patentes = patent information.
* leyes sobre patentes = patent law.
* oficina de patentes = patent office.
* patente de refinamiento petrolífero = refining patent.
* patentes = patent literature.
* relativo a las patentes = patenting.
* titular de una patente = patentee.

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patente1
adjective
clear, obvious
con el sufrimiento patente en sus rostros with suffering written all over their faces
era patente su esfuerzo por controlarse he was visibly trying not to lose his temper
dejó patente cuál era su objetivo he made his aim quite clear
es patente que no sirve it's patently obvious that it's no use
se hizo patente la necesidad de crear puestos de trabajo the need to create jobs became evident o clear
patente2
feminine
A (de un invento) patent
sacar la patente to take out a patent
tienen la patente para este diseño they hold the patent for this design
Compuestos:
patente de corso
(Hist) letters of marque (pl)
le han dado patente de corso para actuar he's been given carte blanche
patente de navegación
registration certificate
B (Auto)
1 (CS) (impuesto) road tax; (placa) license* plate, numberplate (BrE)
le tomaron el número de la patente they took down the (registration) number o (AmE) the license number of his car
2 (Col) (carnet de conducir) driving license*
C (Chi) (de un profesional) registration fee (paid to a professional association)
D (en tejido) ribbing
patente3
adverb
(RPl) clearly
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Del verbo patentar: (conjugate patentar)

patenté es:

1ª persona singular (yo) pretérito indicativo

patente es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente subjuntivo

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
patentar    
patente
patentar (conjugate patentar) verbo transitivo
1marcato register;
inventoto patent
2 (CS) ‹cocheto register
patente adjetivo
clear, evident;
dejó patente cuál era su objetivo he made his aim quite clear

■ sustantivo femenino
1 (de invento) patent
2 (Auto)
a) (CS) (impuesto) road tax;

(placa) license(conjugate license) plate, numberplate (BrE);
el número de la patente the registration number, the license number (AmE)

b) (Col) (carnet de conducir) driving license(conjugate license)

patentar verbo transitivo to patent
patente
I adj (claro, evidente) patent, obvious
II f (de un invento) patent
'patente' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
franco
- registrar
English:
disappointment
- overt
- patent
- blatant
- license
- number
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patente
adj
[descontento, indignación] obvious, evident; [demostración, prueba] clear;
su dolor era patente he was clearly in pain;
la declaración dejó patente el fracaso de la cumbre it was obvious o clear from the statement that the summit had failed;
el nerviosismo se hizo patente en su actuación her nervousness showed in her performance;
su enfado quedó patente con su respuesta her reply made it clear she was angry
nf
1. [de invento] patent;
tiene la patente de este invento he holds the patent on o for this invention;
Comp
RP Fam Hum
sacar patente de algo: ese sacó patente de bobo he's as stupid as they come
Comp
patente de invención patent
2. [autorización] licence
Comp
Hist patente de corso letter(s) of marque; Fig
se cree que tiene patente de corso para hacer lo que quiera she thinks she has carte blanche to do what she likes;
patente de navegación certificate of registration
3. CSur [matrícula] Br number plate, US license plate
4. CSur [impuesto] [de circulación] road tax;
[de perro] (dog) licence
5. Chile [cuota] membership fee, Br subscription
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patente
I adj clear, obvious
II f
1 patent;
oficina de patentes patent office
2 L.Am.
AUTO license plate, Br
numberplate
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patente adj
evidente: obvious, patent
patentemente adv
patente nf
: patent

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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