Translation of determine in Spanish:

determine

establecer, v.

Pronunciation /dəˈtərmən//dɪˈtəːmɪn/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (ascertain)
    (cause/position/nature) establecer
    (cause/position/nature) determinar
    • We need additional research to determine what remediation methods are most appropriate for which kinds of student impairment.
    • Names are not determined by nature, nor is one name for a thing more correct than another.
    • Anthropologist Small follows the various strands of nature and nurture that determine the fate of our children.
    • Automatically recorded information is becoming ever-more critical in determining the causes of increasingly complex accidents.
    • Nor are the links with the unions in themselves decisive in determining the class nature of a party.
    • Landfill sites are a potentially important cause of environmental pollution and ill health and studies are needed to determine the size and nature of such potential risks.
    • A good plumber or mechanical engineer should do a heat-loss calculation for your rooms to determine what output radiators you need.
    • The number of great powers at any time is considered a key feature of the international system, important in determining the level and nature of war.
    • He travelled to Alexandria to oversee the construction of a practical water supply and to determine the size and nature of the local populus.
    • The nature of the dictatorships determined the savage character of the eastern conflict.
    • Prior research has shown that both family and community attitudes are influential in determining the amount of involvement of youth in activities.
    • Study results vary and some experts say more research is needed to determine what negative impacts DDT has on humans.
    • Do an assessment to determine what additional equipment may be needed and determine the best location for the equipment.
    • The discussion then is not necessarily limited to whether nature determines culture or whether nature is simply a cultural construction.
    • Parents, students and teachers should be free to determine what is learnt and employers and society should be free to pass judgement thereon.
    • The nature of structural factors determining levels of variation below the species level has not been examined.
    • The next step for researchers is to determine what lynx perceive as a barrier between one forest and the next.
    • Further research will be necessary to determine what suppression of testosterone levels might mean, Sharpe said.
    • There are numerous such mechanisms, which range from determining the scope and nature of judicial jurisdiction to the setting of judicial salaries.
    • The nature of the fall determines the site of the break, but decreased bone density is also necessary.
    • Today a spokesman for the council said contractors were working to determine the extent and nature of the subsidence and apologised for the inconvenience caused to drivers.
    • Such information may be useful to future investigators in determining the motivating factors behind participation in treatment programs.
    • You may say that you believe your actions to be meaningful, but you can never know to what extent your given nature is determining them.
    • This study was more qualitative in nature, determining the amount of exercise required for joint enhancement.
    • Yet the stigmatizing nature of HIV determines the social consequences of the disease; thus, framing the nature of that experience.
    • Obviously the means used to drive out imperial occupiers are determined by the nature of the occupation.
    • The results of your poll are largely determined by the nature of the publication itself.
    • Because the danger exists that Bank of Ireland and AIB will now be snapped up as globalisation increasingly determines the future of the Irish economy.
    • The aim was to determine what athletes should be excluded from the Olympics because of steroid use in a bid to avoid the embarrassment of a positive drugs test on the world stage.
    • Do your research and determine what will be best for you and your child.
    • The role of certainty of paternity in determining the degree and nature of male investment in offspring is equivocal.
    • At the centre of the Oedipus tragedy is man's struggle to understand the forces of nature that determine the course of events in the world in which he lives.
    • Presenters will also discuss the need for new service delivery systems and research to determine what works.
    • Nortel has now entered into consultations with employees to determine the scope and nature of the cuts, as well as any redundancy packages to be offered.
    • Knowing that an author might be biased doesn't aid in determining the extent and nature of the bias.
    • Watermen believe that only God and nature can determine the abundance or scarcity of crabs.
    • They do not accept that the biological world is governed by mechanistic processes determined by laws of nature.
    • The speed, type, size and quality of these networks determine the level and nature of participation available to communities.
    • Since a thing's criteria of identity are determined by its nature or kind, God is their ultimate ground.
    • They have access to the best sources of information and regularly dissect competitive moves to determine future trends.
  • 2

    • 2.1(influence)

      determinar
      condicionar
      determining factor factor determinante masculine

    • 2.2(settle)

      decidir
      • The wife requests that the matter of spousal support not be determined at this hearing.
      • This issue, as between Mr Rogers and Mrs Bailey, was not determined by the defendant.
      • The English courts are obviously an appropriate forum to determine English Law issues.
      • The firm was also involved in a number of other major judicial review proceedings which would be determined in the first three months of 2000.
      • That particular question must be determined against the appellant.

    • 2.3(mark)

      (boundary/limit/edge) definir
      (boundary/edge/limit) demarcar
      • Determine the geometric object represented by the equation and draw this object.
      • Weil's work on polynomial equations led to questions on what properties of a geometric object can be determined purely algebraically.

  • 3

    • 3.1literary (resolve)

      decidir
      to determine to + inf decidir + inf
      • he determined to leave at once decidió / tomó la determinación de partir de inmediato
      • The thought of leading the cloistered life of a nun made her bitterly unhappy, and she determined to run away from the convent.
      • For some reason, they determined on migrating to the eastward, and accordingly set out together in a body.
      • Lily had determined that she would not be sad.
      • Graham's determined that our remaining time here should be as short as possible.

    • 3.2literary (cause to decide)

      decidir
      that determined me eso me decidió

  • 4

    (terminate)
    (contract/agreement) rescindir