ante


ante
prep.
1 in front of, before, in the presence of.
2 before, in the event of, taking into consideration.
m.
1 elk, moose.
2 suede, deer skin.
* * *
ante
nombre masculino
1 ZOOLOGÍA elk, moose
2 (piel) suede
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ante
preposición
1 before, in the presence of
2 (considerando) in the face of
ante estas circunstancias under the circumstances
\
FRASEOLOGÍA
ante todo (primero) first of all 2 (por encima de) above all
* * *
1. prep.
1) before
2) considering, faced with
2. noun m.
1) elk, moose
2) suede
* * *
I
SM
1) (Zool) (=ciervo) elk, moose; (=búfalo) buffalo; Méx (=tapir) tapir
2) (=piel) suede
3) Méx (=dulce) macaroon
II
PREP
1) (=en presencia de) [+ persona] before
2) (=enfrentado a) [+ peligro] in the face of, faced with; [+ dificultad, duda] faced with

ante esta posibilidad — in view of this possibility

ante tantas posibilidades — faced with so many possibilities

estamos ante un gran porvenir — we have a great future before us

3)

ante todo — above all

ante todo hay que recordar que ... — first of all let's remember that ...

* * *
I
preposición
1)
a) (frml) (delante de) before

comparecer ante el juez — to appear before the judge

desfilaron ante el rey — they marched past the king

b) (frente a)

ante la gravedad de la situación — in view of the seriousness of the situation

ante la proximidad de las elecciones — with the elections so close

iguales ante la ley — equal in the eyes of the law

nos hallamos ante un problema — we are faced with a problem

2)

ante todo — (primero) first and foremost; (sobre todo) above all

se considera ante todo madre — she thinks of herself as a mother above all else

II
masculino
a) (Zool) (especie europea) elk; (especie norteamericana) moose
b) (cuero) suede
* * *
I
preposición
1)
a) (frml) (delante de) before

comparecer ante el juez — to appear before the judge

desfilaron ante el rey — they marched past the king

b) (frente a)

ante la gravedad de la situación — in view of the seriousness of the situation

ante la proximidad de las elecciones — with the elections so close

iguales ante la ley — equal in the eyes of the law

nos hallamos ante un problema — we are faced with a problem

2)

ante todo — (primero) first and foremost; (sobre todo) above all

se considera ante todo madre — she thinks of herself as a mother above all else

II
masculino
a) (Zool) (especie europea) elk; (especie norteamericana) moose
b) (cuero) suede
* * *
ante1
1 = suede.

Ex: English riders will wear riding breeches with swede patches that fit very snugly.

* piel de ante = suede.

ante2
2 = before, in the face of, vis à vis, in the presence of, in view of, facing.

Ex: The hearings before the Royal Commission, including among the witnesses some of the most prominent librarians and scholars of that day, extended from 1847 to 1849.

Ex: In the face of present priorities and staff commitments, the Library feels that it cannot undertake a comprehensive study of the subject heading system that would pave the way for a major restructuring of the system.
Ex: The information note following the explanatory heading provides guidance to the user of the catalogue vis à vis the conventions used in formulating uniform headings.
Ex: Errors in colleagues' work should be brought to their attention tactfully and not in the presence of others = A los compañeros se les debería hacer ver sus errores discretamente y no en presencia de otros.
Ex: In view of the frequency with which users could benefit from references to a broader subject this omission must be regarded as a deficiency of A/Z subject catalogue.
Ex: Under the Highway Safety Code, cyclists must ride on the street, facing traffic.
* ante cualquier adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
* ante la adversidad = in the face of + adversity.
* ante la ley = at law.
* ante la opinión pública = in the public eye.
* ante la posibilidad de = at the prospect of.
* ante la presión de = in the crush to.
* ante + Posesivo + propios ojos = before + Posesivo + (own two) eyes, before + Posesivo + very eyes.
* ante-sala = lobby.
* ante todo = first and foremost, before anything else, more than anything else, first of all, above all, above all things.
* estar ante = be faced with.
* representación ante el juzgado = representation at tribunal.

* * *
ante1
prep
A
1 (frml) (delante de) before
comparecer ante el juez to appear before the judge
miles de personas desfilaron ante su cadáver thousands of people filed past the body
2
(enfrentado a): ante la gravedad de la situación in view of o considering o given the seriousness of the situation
ante la proximidad de las elecciones with the elections so close
veamos cómo reacciona ante este problema let us see how he reacts when faced with this problem
todos somos iguales ante la ley we are all equal in the eyes of the law
nos hallamos ante una gran injusticia we are faced with a grave injustice
ante la duda, abstente if in doubt, don't
B
ante todo (primero) first and foremost; (sobre todo) above all
se considera ante todo madre she thinks of herself as a mother above all else
la seguridad ante todo safety first, safety must come first
ante2
masculine
A
1 (Zool) (especie europea) elk; (especie norteamericana) moose
2 (cuero) suede
una chaqueta de ante a suede jacket
B (dulce) Mexican dish made with sweet potato and pineapple
* * *

 

ante preposición
1
a) (frml) (delante de) before;

ante el juez before the judge

b) (frente a):

ante la gravedad de la situación in view of the seriousness of the situation;

iguales ante la ley equal in the eyes of the law;
nos hallamos ante un problema we are faced with a problem
2
ante todo (primero) first and foremost;


(sobre todo) above all
■ sustantivo masculino (cuero) suede
ante 1 sustantivo masculino
1 (piel) suede
2 Zool elk, moose
ante 2 preposición
1 before, in the presence of
Jur ante notario, in the presence of a notary
2 (en vista de) faced with, in view of: ante la falta de medios, hicieron un llamamiento a la solidaridad, faced with the shortage of resources, they made an appeal for help
♦ Locuciones: ante todo, discreción, above all, be discreet
'ante' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
a.m.
- acobardarse
- actitud
- apelar
- calma
- comparecer
- contingencia
- declarar
- desesperación
- desfilar
- disyuntiva
- doblarse
- el
- entera
- entero
- escamarse
- evidenciar
- expectante
- firme
- humillarse
- igualdad
- impasible
- inclinarse
- infranqueable
- inmutable
- levantarse
- palidecer
- plantarse
- prestar
- reaccionar
- resistir
- retroceder
- sombrero
- sucumbir
- viabilidad
- abogado
- acobardar
- alarma
- apocarse
- ciego
- conducir
- humillar
- igual
- imperturbable
- inclinar
- interceder
- ley
- mediar
- negativa
- poder
English:
a.m.
- accountable
- accused
- admire
- alarmed
- ambush
- ante
- appear
- appearance
- before
- bristle
- career
- cheek
- crawl
- curtsey
- curtsy
- demonstrator
- equal
- flail
- gazumping
- give in
- give up
- go before
- grovel
- guilt
- haul up
- insecure
- justice
- kneel
- kowtow
- March
- primarily
- protest
- quail
- react
- responsible
- safety
- shrink
- stick
- suede
- survivalist
- unmoved
- yield
- address
- barrister
- bow
- eye
- file
- first
- go
* * *
ante1 nm
1. [piel] suede;
zapatos de ante suede shoes
2. [animal] [europeo] elk;
[americano] moose
ante2 prep
1. [delante de, en presencia de] before;
se arrodilló ante el Papa he kneeled before the Pope;
comparecer ante el juez to appear before the judge, to appear in court;
apelar ante el tribunal to appeal to the court;
es muy tímido y se encoge ante sus superiores he's very timid and clams up in the presence of his superiors;
nos hicimos una foto ante la Esfinge we took a photo of ourselves standing in front of the Sphinx;
estamos ante otro Dalí this is another Dali, we have before us another Dali;
desfilar/marchar ante algo/alguien to file/march past sth/sb
2. [frente a] [hecho, circunstancia] in the face of;
ante una actitud tan intolerante, poco se puede hacer there is little we can do in the face of such intolerance;
ante la insistencia de su hermano, accedimos a admitirla at her brother's insistence, we agreed to take her on;
no se detendrá ante nada she'll stop at nothing, nothing will stop her;
no se amilana ante nada he isn't scared of anything;
¿cuál es tu postura ante el aborto? what's your opinion about abortion?;
cerrar los ojos ante algo [ignorar] to close one's eyes to sth;
ante la duda, mejor no intentarlo if in doubt, it's best not to attempt it;
me descubro ante su esfuerzo I take my hat off to him for his effort;
extasiarse ante algo to go into ecstasies over sth;
se quedó solo ante el peligro he was left to face the danger alone;
se crece ante las dificultades she thrives in the face of adversity;
ser responsable ante alguien to be accountable to sb;
retroceder ante el peligro to shrink back from danger
3. [respecto de] compared to;
su obra palidece ante la de su maestro his work pales in comparison with that of his master;
su opinión prevaleció ante la mía his opinion prevailed over mine
4.
ante todo [sobre todo] above all;
[en primer lugar] first of all
* * *
ante
I m
1 suede
2 ZO moose
3 Méx (postre) egg and coconut dessert
II prp posición before; dificultad faced with;
ante todo above all
* * *
ante nm
1) : elk, moose
2) : suede
ante prep
1) : before, in front of
2) : considering, in view of
3)
ante todo : first and foremost, above all
* * *
ante1 n suede
una abrigo de ante a suede coat
ante2 prep
1. (delante de) before
tendrás que testificar ante un juez you will have to give evidence before a judge
2. (frente a) in the face of
no se desanima ante las dificultades she doesn't lose heart in the face of difficulties
ante todo above all

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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