sencillo


sencillo
adj.
1 simple, uncomplicated, easy, with no frills.
2 simple, simplehearted, naive, simpleminded.
3 simple, unadorned, with no frills.
4 single, simple.
5 one-way, single-track, unidirectional.
m.
1 small change, change, small coins.
2 one way ticket.
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sencillo
adjetivo
1 (sin adornos) simple, plain
es un vestido sencillo it's a simple dress
2 (fácil) simple, easy
es muy sencillo it's very easy
3 (no compuesto) single
4 figurado (persona - natural) natural, unaffected, unpretentious; (- ingenua) naive, gullible
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(f. - sencilla)
adj.
1) simple, easy
2) plain
3) single
4) straightforward
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1. ADJ
1) [costumbre, estilo, ropa] simple

su forma de hablar es sencilla y directa — his manner of speaking is simple and direct

2) [asunto, problema] simple, straightforward

es un plato sencillo de hacer pero apetitoso — it's a simple but tasty dish, the dish is straightforward to make, but tasty

3) (=no afectado) natural, unaffected

es muy rico pero muy sencillo en el trato — he's very rich, but nevertheless very natural o unaffected

4) [billete] single
5) LAm (=necio) foolish
2. SM
1) (=disco) single
2) LAm (=cambio) small change
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I
-lla adjetivo
1)
a) <ejercicio/problema> simple, straightforward

no fue sencillo hacerlos entrar — it wasn't easy getting them in

b) <persona> modest, unassuming; <vestido/estilo> simple, plain; <casa/comida> simple, modest

son gentes sencillas y trabajadoras — they are simple, hardworking people

2) (Esp, Méx) <billete> one-way (AmE), single (BrE)
II
masculino
1) (disco) single
2) (AmL) (dinero suelto) change
3) (Esp, Méx) (Transp) one-way ticket (AmE), single (ticket) (BrE)
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= humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.], plain [plainer -comp., plainest -sup.], simple [simpler -comp., simplest -sup.], straight [straighter -comp., straightest -sup.], straightforward, unadorned, bald, unobtrusive, low-key [low key], uncluttered, unsophisticated, unpretentious, unassuming, folksy [folksier -comp., folksiest -sup.], homespun, unfussy, uncomplicated, uncomplicatedly, low-keyed, no-frills, hassle-free.
Ex. In spite of much complexity, they perform reliably; witness the humble typewriter, or the movie camera or the automobile.
Ex. He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex. Some simple measures of index effectiveness are introduced here so that it is possible to consider different indexing methods critically.
Ex. Thus these indexes contain more entries than a straight KWIC index and are inclined to be relatively bulky.
Ex. Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
Ex. Concrete illustrations are always better than unadorned abstract description.
Ex. This text contains its share of irrelevant allusions included by authors 'to add artistic verisimilitude to a bald and otherwise unconvincing narrative', to quote another favourite source.
Ex. New technologies will enable interfaces composed of unobtrusive physiological monitors and prosthetics.
Ex. Activity is still low key, but will increase when the British Library puts up data bases on its own computer in 1977.
Ex. Google, the search engine, became popular because of its efficiency, simple structure uncluttered by advertising and its non-commercial look and feel.
Ex. Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
Ex. There is a need for unpretentious, informative manuals which help readers to play bowls, arrange flowers, decorate the house, and the like.
Ex. The term 'librarian' may confer the impression of being a quiet, respectable and unassuming person and consequently be useful on insurance forms, passports and rental agreements.
Ex. The best path, the film implies, is a middle way, combining worldliness with a folksy morality, one that respects family and individual alike.
Ex. The author chronicles the exuberant stories, hyperbole, homespun speech and demigod characteristics of American 'tall tales'.
Ex. Above all the journal wishes to provide research and comment in a form that is easily and quickly understood: a fresh, rigorous, but unfussy, writing style is what is aimed for.
Ex. It is an example of an uncomplicated but practical and successful artificial intelligence application.
Ex. Children which lack reading experience should be presented with a sequence of shorter, very directly told, and uncomplicatedly structured books, rather than with denser and more subtle texts.
Ex. Overall, he provides a low-keyed, lucid account that, with its many-leveled approach, does more than justice to the complex themes it studies.
Ex. This is a good guide for independent travellers looking for cheap, no-frills intercity transport around the country.
Ex. Cooking dry beans in the crockpot makes them relatively hassle-free.
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* codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
* de una manera más sencilla = in digestible form.
* disco sencillo = single.
* habitación sencilla = single room.
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I
-lla adjetivo
1)
a) <ejercicio/problema> simple, straightforward

no fue sencillo hacerlos entrar — it wasn't easy getting them in

b) <persona> modest, unassuming; <vestido/estilo> simple, plain; <casa/comida> simple, modest

son gentes sencillas y trabajadoras — they are simple, hardworking people

2) (Esp, Méx) <billete> one-way (AmE), single (BrE)
II
masculino
1) (disco) single
2) (AmL) (dinero suelto) change
3) (Esp, Méx) (Transp) one-way ticket (AmE), single (ticket) (BrE)
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= humble [humbler -comp., humblest -sup.], plain [plainer -comp., plainest -sup.], simple [simpler -comp., simplest -sup.], straight [straighter -comp., straightest -sup.], straightforward, unadorned, bald, unobtrusive, low-key [low key], uncluttered, unsophisticated, unpretentious, unassuming, folksy [folksier -comp., folksiest -sup.], homespun, unfussy, uncomplicated, uncomplicatedly, low-keyed, no-frills, hassle-free.

Ex: In spite of much complexity, they perform reliably; witness the humble typewriter, or the movie camera or the automobile.

Ex: He went on to explain that while there were no unsightly slums, there was a fairly large district of rather nondescript homes intermingled with plain two- and three-family brick and frame dwellings, principally in the eastern reaches of the city.
Ex: Some simple measures of index effectiveness are introduced here so that it is possible to consider different indexing methods critically.
Ex: Thus these indexes contain more entries than a straight KWIC index and are inclined to be relatively bulky.
Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
Ex: Concrete illustrations are always better than unadorned abstract description.
Ex: This text contains its share of irrelevant allusions included by authors 'to add artistic verisimilitude to a bald and otherwise unconvincing narrative', to quote another favourite source.
Ex: New technologies will enable interfaces composed of unobtrusive physiological monitors and prosthetics.
Ex: Activity is still low key, but will increase when the British Library puts up data bases on its own computer in 1977.
Ex: Google, the search engine, became popular because of its efficiency, simple structure uncluttered by advertising and its non-commercial look and feel.
Ex: Here is a clear indication of the extent, during the eighteenth century, to which the unsophisticated reader lagged behind his middle class compatriots = Aquí tenemos una clara indicación del grado en el que, durante el siglo dieciocho, el lector normal iba por detrás de sus compatriotas de clase media.
Ex: There is a need for unpretentious, informative manuals which help readers to play bowls, arrange flowers, decorate the house, and the like.
Ex: The term 'librarian' may confer the impression of being a quiet, respectable and unassuming person and consequently be useful on insurance forms, passports and rental agreements.
Ex: The best path, the film implies, is a middle way, combining worldliness with a folksy morality, one that respects family and individual alike.
Ex: The author chronicles the exuberant stories, hyperbole, homespun speech and demigod characteristics of American 'tall tales'.
Ex: Above all the journal wishes to provide research and comment in a form that is easily and quickly understood: a fresh, rigorous, but unfussy, writing style is what is aimed for.
Ex: It is an example of an uncomplicated but practical and successful artificial intelligence application.
Ex: Children which lack reading experience should be presented with a sequence of shorter, very directly told, and uncomplicatedly structured books, rather than with denser and more subtle texts.
Ex: Overall, he provides a low-keyed, lucid account that, with its many-leveled approach, does more than justice to the complex themes it studies.
Ex: This is a good guide for independent travellers looking for cheap, no-frills intercity transport around the country.
Ex: Cooking dry beans in the crockpot makes them relatively hassle-free.
* codificación directa de fila sencilla = single row direct coding.
* de una manera más sencilla = in digestible form.
* disco sencillo = single.
* habitación sencilla = single room.

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sencillo1 -lla
adjective
A
1 ‹ejercicio/problema› simple, straightforward
no era sencillo hacerlos entrar it wasn't easy o it was no simple task getting them in
2 ‹persona› modest, unassuming; ‹vestido/estilo› simple, plain; ‹casa/comida› simple, modest
son gentes sencillas y trabajadoras they are simple, hardworking people
el disco es sencillote y comercial the record is unsophisticated o crude and commercial
B
1 ‹flor› single
2 (único) single
una escopeta de cañón sencilla a single-barreled gun
coser con hilo sencillo to sew with single thread
3 (Esp, Méx) ‹billete› one-way (AmE), single (BrE)
sencillo2
masculine
A (disco) single
B (AmL) (dinero suelto) change
C (Esp, Méx) (billete de ida) one-way ticket (AmE), single (BrE), single ticket (BrE)
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sencillo 1
-lla adjetivo

1
a)ejercicio/problemasimple, straightforward;

no fue sencillo hacerlos entrar it wasn't easy getting them in

b)personamodest, unassuming;

vestido/estilosimple, plain;
casa/comidasimple, modest
2 (Esp, Méx) (Transp) one-way (AmE), single (BrE)
sencillo 2 sustantivo masculino
1 (disco) single
2 (AmL) (dinero suelto) change
3 (Esp, Méx) (Transp) one-way ticket (AmE), single (ticket) (BrE)
sencillo,-a
I adjetivo
1 (una solución, un problema) simple, easy
2 (un vestido, diseño) simple, plain
3 (persona) natural, unassuming
4 (habitación, billete) single
II sustantivo masculino (billete, disco) single
'sencillo' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
billete
- elemental
- fácil
- manejo
- sencilla
- simple
- sobria
- sobrio
- tirada
- tirado
English:
basic
- down-home
- easy
- neat
- plain
- simple
- single
- single-space
- straightforward
- change
- fool
- low
- painless
- small
- straight
- unaffected
- unassuming
- unsophisticated
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sencillo, -a
adj
1. [fácil] simple;
no fue sencillo convencerla it was not easy to convince her
2. [sin lujo] [decoración, vestido] simple
3. [claro, natural] [lenguaje, estilo] simple
4. [campechano] natural, unaffected;
es muy sencillo en el trato he's very natural o unaffected
5. [billete] Br single, US one-way
6. [no múltiple] single;
habitación sencilla single room
nm
1. [disco] single
2. Andes, CAm, Méx Fam [cambio] loose change
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sencillo
I adj simple;
gente(s) sencilla(s) simple people
II m
1 L.Am.
small change
2 en béisbol base hit
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sencillo, -lla adj
1) : simple, easy
2) : plain, unaffected
3) : single
sencillo nm
1) : single (recording)
2) : small change (coins)
3) : one-way ticket
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sencillo adj (en general) simple
el examen es muy sencillo the exam is very simple

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sencillo — «Single» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Single (desambiguación). Para otros usos de este término, véase Simplicidad. Los primeros sencillos se publicaban en discos de vinilo. Un sencillo[1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sencillo — (Del lat. vulgar singellus < lat. singulus, uno cada vez.) ► adjetivo 1 Que no tiene ninguna dificultad: ■ en el examen nos pusieron un problema sencillo. SINÓNIMO fácil ANTÓNIMO difícil 2 Que no tiene lujo ni adornos: ■ comida sencilla;… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • sencillo — adj I. 1 Que es natural y no tiene complejidad: una planta sencilla, una persona sencilla 2 Que se hace o se presenta tal como es, en su forma original, sin adornos ni complicaciones: una obra sencilla, un edificio sencillo, un estilo sencillo 3… …   Español en México

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  • sencillo — lla adj. simple …   Diccionario Castellano

  • sencillo — dinero de baja denominación …   Colombianismos


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