Translation of direct in Spanish:

direct

directo, adj.

Pronunciation /daɪˈrɛkt//dʌɪˈrɛkt//dɪˈrɛkt//dəˈrɛkt/

adjective

  • 1

    • 1.1

      (route/flight) directo
      (contact) directo
      (consequence/cause) directo
      there is no direct link between the two incidents los dos incidentes no están directamente relacionados
      • do not expose to direct heat no exponer directamente al calor
      • it has no direct bearing on the result no afecta directamente al resultado
      • direct taxation tributación directa
      • direct elections to the European Parliament elecciones directas al Parlamento Europeo
      • Since the flight was a direct one to Dublin, the question seemed oddly unsettling some 30,000 feet above the Irish Sea.
      • It does mean, though, that interviewers need to be sensitive to the dangers to which victims may be exposed as a direct result of the interviewer's presence.
      • The second reason I worry is that the dynamism of a closer link with the United States would extend far beyond the direct trade benefits.
      • An exploration of a more direct link between recombination and generation of coding repeats is underway.
      • You can fly directly to Palma from both Glasgow and Edinburgh with Globespan until the end of this month, and direct flights are available throughout the year.
      • Contact dermatitis results from direct contact with one of many irritants or allergens.
      • Unfortunately, sharing a liability with some other African tourist destinations, there is no direct flight to Khartoum.
      • And then of course, someone said that it was a direct result of Divine intervention that he turned himself in.
      • The minister for transport is using this occasion to invite Arab and other foreign airlines to resume direct flight to Iraq.
      • Mr. Staunton said the introduction of direct flights from Birmingham to Knock were bringing in daily golfers to Enniscrone.
      • Mr Mason compared that to the 70 or 80 trains that he estimated went through the village every day on a direct route between York and Leeds.
      • An inquest in Southampton heard that the former ship's fitter died of a lung disease caused as a direct result of contact with asbestos.
      • How could this service be a threat to the viability of a large Laundromat in an area over 5km away from our estate and not on a direct bus route?
      • But with direct and cheap flights to all manner of more ‘civilised’ countries, I am sure they will not be stuck.
      • But at the same time, there was a renewed interest in Early Christian art, resulting from direct contacts with Rome.
      • Committee members will hear at the meeting that this is the only option that allows the cycle track to follow a direct, safe route at a low enough gradient to make it easy to cycle along it.
      • PC Braine, who used to be stationed at Pewsey, attempted to wade along the river to reach the woman, but decided it would be quicker to find a more direct route.
      • So far nearly all human cases of avian flu have resulted from direct contact with infected birds.
      • When the savings aren't enough, you can always book first class, direct flights, or whatever you prefer.
      • However, from November 1, the airline will offer direct nonstop flights from Malé to Heathrow on Mondays and Fridays.
      • However, those with the most direct contact with the camper may be in the best position to assess readiness.
      • That finally resulted in a direct intervention by Foreign Secretary Jack Straw which led to Ian's liberty.
      • Roundtable participants identified several areas where there is a more direct link between facilities and productivity.
      • In circle, we have the most direct contact with the Gods, and with the Divine within ourselves.
      • He believed that, if not checked, China would extend its direct influence over the whole of South-East Asia.
      • On an earlier expedition they had failed to discover the fabled and elusive Northwest Passage that would provide a direct route from Europe to the Orient.
      • Such a structural change in the initiation complex can result from direct contacts between the transcription factor and RNA polymerase.
      • The service is reverting to the direct route between the town centre and Kirkwall Airport and the diversion across the Heathery Loan will be discontinued.
      • Much the most effective way of securing the intervention of the ruler was by direct personal contact, and this was achieved through his household or court.
      • The completion of Secunderabad-Mudkhed project will provide an alternative shorter direct route to Mumbai.
      • They are committed to developing a more direct link between the tech team and the worship planning process.
      • New research by a leading expert in the field has included deaths in which MRSA and other superbugs are a factor rather than the direct cause.
      • Strand Travel is offering a direct flight to Istanbul and many of Chris Doran's own family are booked on the plane which leaves from Dublin.
      • The island has seen a tourist boom in recent years, following the introduction of direct flights from Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.
      • Once considered too far off the main flight paths for budget travellers, Ryanair now offers cheap direct flights from Britain.
      • We have reduced the level of warning in our travel advice for Pakistan; and direct British Airways flights there resumed last December.
      • Iran has, through intermediaries and in direct talks with the Americans, made clear what it is, and is not, willing to do.
      • Rail campaigners are renewing calls for Bradford's two stations to be linked and for better direct rail routes to other English cities.
      • Against Italy, their display as a pairing was very poor, and as these positions effectively control the game, a direct factor in the overall display.
      • A lot of the things that you'll see in Chill Factor were a direct result of my efforts.

    • 1.2(in genealogy)

      (ancestor/line) directo
      he's a direct descendant of the duke desciende del duque por línea directa
      • I have been successful in tracing the Cooper family line back to the 1780s, but so far cannot find any of Mark Cooper's direct descendants.
      • A direct descendant of Henry VII, Viscount Mountgarret was Eton and Sandhurst educated and a former captain in the Irish Guards.
      • The granddaughter and last direct descendant of the late Greek tycoon is also the inadvertent inheritor of a tragic family history.
      • Both were direct progeny of that parent, and one of these inbreds had additional backcrossing to that parent in its pedigree.
      • He claims he's a direct descendant of Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone, and if you saw him shoot, you might believe him.
      • You never feel totally fine around a clan that isn't a direct descendant or ancestor of your clan, but the intensity varies.
      • Heaven doesn't want me because I'm in the direct bloodline of a vampire who dealt with the devil.
      • He answers that Rabbi Yehuda Hanasi was a direct descendant of the head of Bait Hillel and continued in his ways.
      • Although she gets reborn in a Caribbean setting, there is no direct lineage convincingly established for her.
      • Henry Cecil was a direct descendant of the English statesman, William Cecil, Lord Burghley.
      • He is probably related to - a direct descendant of, possibly - Hans Christian Andersen.
      • They are direct descendants of the original people who lived on the land.
      • The race today also looked likely to feature a direct descendant of each horse.
      • Her mother was a direct descendant of George Washington's brother Samuel.
      • Why should the genetic relatedness effect be stronger for direct lineages than it is for peripheral lineages?
      • She was born in the Peddie region and is a direct descendant of the British 1820 settlers who colonised the Eastern Cape.
      • That would make him a direct descendant of Robert II - though I suspect this is unprovable.
      • She was the last direct descendant to own the house before Stenton was given to the city of Philadelphia in 1909.
      • But more importantly, you are the last direct descendant of the Jester's piper son, Nathaniel.
      • The research has shown a clear genetic relationship amongst Cohanim and their direct lineage from a common ancestor.

    • 1.3(exact)

      (quotation/equivalent) exacto
      he's the direct opposite of his brother es diametralmente opuesto a su hermano
      • to score a direct hit dar en el blanco
      • The articles incorporated substantial sections of the Minute both in direct quotation and in paraphrase.
      • Participant's direct quotations were included to illustrate themes in this pilot study.
      • The fact is, the standards for direct quotation in print media are scandalously low, and should be reformed.
      • This is followed by a more detailed treatment that includes both synthesis and direct quotations.
      • There is the direct quotation from them in paragraph 15 (albeit followed by the words of the new rule).
      • Fromkin uses footnotes to identify direct quotations rather than to support historical argument.
      • I haven't been able to come up with a direct quotation, so I thought I better ask you directly.
      • The couples' thoughts are interspersed throughout the book in the form of direct quotations.
      • The AP story limited direct quotation from the Clinton book to only 180 words.
      • A final document of themes, categories, and direct quotations was sent to each of us for validation.
      • He cites not a single work, nor is there any direct quotation.
      • Except at the end of the last movement, he avoids direct quotation.
      • There is a more serious question that arises from a book that relies so heavily on direct quotations.
      • However, the text contains few direct quotations or thoughts from Douglas herself.
      • A correspondent rightly faults me for not giving the direct quotation.
      • This is a direct quotation from the President of the Royal Society of London, the Australian, who I gather was made a Lord the other day.
      • A quick check established that this was the case with all of the references given in the book, even for direct quotations.
      • Viewers gain a wealth of information about Wright and hear some of his direct quotations.
      • Here's a direct quotation from the written statement he issued this week.
      • This ends our direct quotation from Fisher's thesis, and his description of his machine.

    • 1.4Linguistics

      (question/command) en estilo directo
      direct discourse / (British) speech estilo directo masculine

  • 2

    (frank, straightforward)
    (person/manner) franco
    (manner/person) directo
    (question) directo
    he wouldn't give me a direct answer no quiso darme una respuesta clara / concreta
    • He is direct in confronting over-negative perspectives.
    • And he was, is, a very honest, very direct bloke and I had a lot of time for him.
    • But I also liked how he was direct about the age thing, candid but tactful.
    • His flaw was his indispensable virtue: he was direct and candid in telling the unvarnished truth.
    • She's very direct when you ask her about her pet hates.
    • Speak clearly, compellingly, and without reluctance; assert yourself as a direct leader.
    • We sure appreciate you being so direct with us and joining us.
    • He is a bit upset by that, that anybody thought he was wanting to leave just for one half-time where I was more direct with the players than I have been for a few months.
    • As a method of communication they are less direct than straightforward statements, but they may often be more effective.
    • He's somewhat direct and straightforward in his approach to business.
    • That was one of the many things he liked about her, she was direct and she always got straight to the point.
    • He is so direct, he practically assaults the modern, spin-accustomed ear.
    • She always liked the way Miss Louise was always direct and straight.
    • I loved these people - they are so direct, there is no hidden agenda.
    • He thinks they're more mature, they're more direct and they're much less dramatic.
    • He's very direct, he's a very honest person, he's a very religious person, he means exactly what he says.
    • They both are very direct men, they both are very honest and sincere men and they both are men who don't mince their words.
    • They are more direct than us, in some ways like animals, but also with more elaborate notions of politeness.
    • But, at the same time, he is a sincere and direct person, who doesn't fear saying what he thinks.
    • He is an immensely likeable, straightforward and direct person.

adverb

  • 1

    (phone/write) directamente
    (go/travel) directo British
    (go/travel) directamente British
    to dial direct marcar directamente el número
    • If you can't face all that fiddle, follow my example and buy direct from small Dorset company, Thursday Cottage.
    • We got our first goal against the run of play when Pat Kennedy scored direct from a corner.
    • Eventually Boys did pull a goal back when Simon Rea scored direct from a corner on 78 minutes.
    • They make it possible for the experts to go direct, without any intermediaries.
    • Prior to this date personnel were enlisted direct and not included with figures rendered by military recruiting authorities.
    • Although sales this time last year were buoyant many exporters and finishers used our catalogue to buy direct from farms.
    • However tension between the two over the deal led to the company being sold to Enel direct.
    • One overriding principle governs farmers' markets everywhere: the producer sells direct to the consumer.
    • Several are sold direct to the consumer via the Internet or boating magazines.
    • There's been a lot of talk about manufacturers selling direct to the consumer.
    • We used to buy so many kettle elements that we bought them direct from the manufacturer in crates of 100.
    • Instead it buys direct from big manufacturers including Walls and Nestle.
    • Of course when you live in NZ there are some caveats with buying consumer electronics direct from Japan.
    • Users of the innovative Wiltshire Wigglybus service can now book their next journey direct from their mobile phone, using the new text booking service.
    • They opened the scoring after 5 minutes when Kieran Keegan scored direct from a corner.
    • I don't read Slate at all, but have Dear Prudence delivered direct to my inbox.
  • 2

    (straight)
    directamente
    he came direct from the station/his meeting vino directamente desde la estación/de la reunión
    • direct from Paris en directo desde París
  • 3US informal

    (straightforwardly)
    directamente
    sin rodeos
    give it to me direct dímelo directamente / sin rodeos

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(give directions to)

      indicarle el camino a
      can you direct me to the station? ¿me podría decir cómo se va a la estación?
      • Now, at this point in time, I'm reaaally tired (driving 640 miles a week does take a toll on you) and Kim was directing me up a hill to get to her home.
      • A kindly security guard directs us on our way out.
      • Suddenly it takes pity on me and works, directs me into my destination which is a place I would never have found even if I'd lived next to it.
      • If you bypass that town on the N80, you will observe that all signs directing you to the town say ‘Ceatharlach town centre’.
      • He directs us to the site of the former convenience store, where we run in to explain why we're late.
      • Paramedic Chris Collins said they did not know Scarborough and had to be directed by ambulance controllers to the address in Eastfield, where they arrived at 1.46 am.
      • For a while the route was easy to follow; I just looked for the plethora of brown signs directing me to my next destination, The Waterton Countryside Discovery Centre and the Squire's Cafe.
      • I usually go down Haylands Way and Polhill Avenue, but it directs me via Kimbolton Road…
      • South-east of Parham, along Collins Road, you'll see the signs directing you to historic Betty's Hope Estate.
      • Ignore a waymarked gate on the right and follow the track as it winds left, through woodland, and comes to a signpost, directing you right along a pleasing grassy track.
      • Laurie pinpoints a location and directs Shawn to a scenic overlook.
      • I imagined directing someone to where I'd just been: ‘Get on a train and let yourself go.’

    • 1.2(address)

      (parcel/letter) mandar
      (letter/parcel) dirigir
      • I was directing my comment to the Northlands School Division where the graduation rate is extremely low.
      • Cllr Brian Stanley joined the debate, directing his comments to Cllr Lodge.
      • It seemed ironic to me that Atkinson should direct his comments to a black player who grew up believing he was mixed race.
      • If she is worried about a small group of people holding up progress and costing York taxpayers money, then perhaps she might like to direct her comments to the Lib Dem council, a group set to get very much smaller after 2007.
      • Since I am the treasurer and the niece sends the dues checks to this address, she directed a certified letter here for the Empress.
      • He directed the last comment to the man with her trunk.
      • Maria suddenly spoke up, directing her comment to Julia.
      • However, I'm directing my comment to Nancy and the psychologist there.
      • He directed his next comment to Adrian as they moved to get into the truck.
      • He is directing these comments to the ruling elite, assuring it that a Kerry administration would continue the US drive for global hegemony, but would more competently manage the policy's execution.
      • A letter directed to Senator Tom Daschle is thought to be the source of the anthrax, but authorities have not ruled out the possibility that other tainted letters are involved.
      • I wrote a personal letter directed to him and he would not respond.
      • ‘My patience is running thin,’ Vincenzi said while turning to Domi, so that it was unclear who the comment was directed to.
      • I wasn't sure who she directed the comment to but I was guessing it was Max.
      • ‘That little walk he took, opened the wound again,’ Hannah said, directing her comment to her parents.
      • The West directed their comments to two audiences: the governments of the Eastern states and those individuals dissenting from prevailing practices in Soviet-bloc states.
      • Remember to write as if you are facing the person you are directing your comments to.
      • Secondly, this letter was also not directed to the bar girls.
      • He patted the man roughly on the cheek and took a step back, directing his next comment to the guards.
      • ‘You have made a new start on a difficult journey requiring courage and leadership each day,’ Bush said, directing his comments to Abbas.
      • ‘That's alright, I willingly give up my share to any takers,’ she said pointedly, directing her comment to Ray-Ray who was acting blissfully ignorant.
      • At one point in 2000 the ISP was receiving up to 10 million spams a day - mostly directed to non-existent email addresses.
      • I would like to direct my comments to two Supplementary Order Papers on the Table that relate to Part 1.
      • These are the people that most of my comments will be directed to.
      • She also rebuked her, telling her this was not a news conference, and ordered her to direct her remarks to the court.

  • 2

    (aim)
    • 2.1

      (comment/remark) dirigir
      it was directed at us iba dirigido a nosotros

    • 2.2

      (energy/attention) dirigir
      • Much of the company's effort will now be directed towards trying to retain the franchise.
      • Instead of putting the victim first, most effort has been directed towards the offender.
      • Personally, I gave myself a couple of weeks to mourn, and began directing my thoughts towards who he truly was and what he'd shown me.
      • And that's what everyone's efforts have been directed towards.
      • In cognition we direct ourselves towards entities but we can only do this if unconcealment has taken place.
      • Let me ask you, what relief efforts are being directed towards preventing this kind of disaster from occurring again?
      • George Bush has primarily directed his attention to school reform, leaving higher education to look after itself.
      • Negatives mainly directed the attention toward other problems such as extrapulmonary infections and noninfectious complications.
      • The government is committed to combating social exclusion, and its initial efforts have been directed towards establishing the Universal Bank and forcing normal banks to offer basic bank accounts.
      • Her face was intent on the Caddy, and it was with some effort that she directed her attention towards him.
      • Now our thoughts are directed toward the road race on Saturday.
      • Her first thought was directed towards the partially open windows on two of her bedroom walls.
      • Thoughts were directed towards home, but there was also uncertainty about what they might do in Canada and what the government would do for them.
      • That was a real puzzle to me because as far as I could recall, my effort had always been directed toward accomplishing some goal, or being good, or at least looking good.
      • To be fair, the Ombudsman has also directed his attention to two individuals, in particular.
      • In the humblest of ways the UTT's mission of ‘Education with a global vision’ is directed towards the achievement of this noble ideal.
      • Your efforts are best directed towards the radio station, Clear Channel, and the advertisers.
      • You are slowly falling in love, I chanted in my head, directing all thoughts toward the guy walking slightly ahead of me.
      • She barely heard the music as she proceeded down the aisle of the church; all of her thoughts were directed towards thinking about what she was going to do now.
      • Consequently, significant focus has been directed toward a basic understanding of the underlying mechanisms involved.

    • 2.3

      (eyes/steps/gaze) dirigir
      • You need to direct the warm air from the vents against the windows to compensate for this.
      • The participants had to simultaneously direct two moving points to a given destination.
      • "Have fun, " Emmy told them, however, the comment was directed mainly at Chris.
      • With a fan at the base of the cabinet, warm air is directed at the dogs inside, gently drying them for 30 minutes after their wash.
      • The previously flawless Kennedy stepped up and directed the ball wide.
      • When you flick a switch, cold air from the air conditioning system is directed into it to chill your drink.
      • She patted Sibyl's dark head then directed her gaze toward the square opening in the wall.
      • Chris glanced briefly at the younger man and chuckled, then directed his piercing gray gaze back at me.
      • Several times in the second half he eased himself into scoring positions and directed a header wide.
      • Questions were also directed at the audience comprising students and teachers.
      • The boy smiled tentatively, directing his gaze in Kyle's direction, and moved to walk past the man.
      • A box fan held open the window, whirring loudly as it directed the warm air from outside inward.
      • Anger and resentment should be directed at management and governors, not fellow workers.
      • I will check this tracker from time to time, to see what sort of strange Google searches direct people here.
      • These devices intercept the particles coming from the region between the plasma and the walls, and then neutralize them before directing them into pumping ducts.
      • His weak shot was directed straight at the keeper and saved easily.
      • The majority of Sheard's jokes are directed outward, at various hecklers and hangers-on.
      • Tony Ellis came closest to breaking the deadlock but directed his header wide leaving Emmerson to snatch a priceless win.
      • The Kildare keeper saved well and Sexton flung himself through the air but could not direct the ball into the net as the clock ran out on Down's challenge.
      • If the armed forces of a country are defending it against an invading force, then their operations must be directed against the enemy forces quite generally.

  • 3

    (orchestra/traffic/inquiry/play) dirigir
    • Along with his nephew, Kit, Kiran has written, produced and directed a short thriller film which has been shot in Hounslow and Richmond.
    • But the entire feature, directed by newcomer Bennett Miller, deserves praise.
    • John also directed the 2001 film Lucky Girl, which received two Gemini awards.
    • Over the years, he has written novels and screenplays and even produced and directed the critically acclaimed film The Missionary.
    • The organizational literature depicts managers as controlling and directing operations.
    • That he also directed the film and supervised the CGI backdrop just adds to the remarkable nature of the production.
    • Above all, we need these strategies to be directed by a national government focused constantly on the task, not just whenever a media opportunity arises.
    • I don't believe actor Robert Young ever directed a film, possibly feeling that it wasn't something he was suited to.
    • It includes the battlespace management process of planning, directing, coordinating, and controlling forces and operations.
    • One also recalls many a ministers operating from the police control rooms and directing the anti-minority operations.
    • The film, which premiered at Sundance, was directed by first-time feature filmmaker Joshua Marston.
    • Two recent films directed by prominent American actors deal with Latin American political intrigue in an odd partnership with dance.
    • In this role, he manages and directs the Life Skills Support Center, and family advocacy, substance abuse and drug demand reduction programs.
    • Recently she managed and directed the Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring program.
    • States control and direct society, contain nations, and command territories.
    • The AOC directs airpower for a theater and the NOSC directs Net Operations.
    • I always thought I wouldn't let that happen to any of my actors when I directed the film.
    • This was the first time a Sinhala director directed a Tamil language film.
    • Roger Avery directs with a flair for despair.
    • Redford then went on to direct what would turn out to be one of my all-time favorite movies.
    • Reason is no less of the nature of man than passion, and is the same in all men, because all men agree in the will to be directed and governed in the way to that which they desire to attain, namely their own good, which is the work of reason.
    • Indeed it's trying to throw reporters off by saying the operation was planned and directed by Iraqi police.
    • Usually, this shift is accompanied by a great deal of giddy chatter about finally having control of a vision, particularly when an actor is directing his first film.
    • The navy also directed the seaborne logistic operation that sustained the American forces and their allies in Southeast Asia.
    • The PST was set up in September for the specific purpose of monitoring and directing Operation Relex.
    • In a reversal of a decision made nearly two years ago, Iowa State's new campus dining services will be directed and managed by the residence department.
    • No, I think actually one of the main things I learned from directing film is that actors should really just shut up.
    • He will be responsible for directing and managing many of the programs and day-to-day operations and activities at NASA.
    • Military planners rely on them to provide command-and-control centres from which operations can be directed.
    • So when managing and directing the firm's performance, you have to say explicitly that this is part of the strategy and that it's very important.
    • In addition to starring, the Academy Award-winning actor is also directing and producing the film - and doing his own singing.
    • They form a small mystical elite which directs the community's religious life and guards its ‘soul’.
    • Leading the ensemble will be Hugh Smith, senior lecturer in music, who has wide performing and music interest and also directs the St Martin's College Choir and Community Concert Band.
    • He suggests that we should learn from empire, so when we go into places like Iraq we appoint a modern-day governor-general who directs military and political operations.
    • The film is appallingly directed, exposing the actors to scenes of baffling embarrassment.
    • The first film I saw in this synchronous series was In the Bedroom, directed by newcomer Todd Field.
    • As well as being a gifted rapper, Marcus is an actor and recently directed the play ‘Minority Report’ at Manchester's Contact Theatre.
    • The conductor is David Brophy, who directed the National Symphony Orchestra at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games earlier this year.
    • The excellent Armonico Consort musicians and singers, directed by Christopher Monks, create a background to which the action unfolds.
    • Behind it all is the even more complicated organisation or organisations which direct and manage Hindu religious nationalism.
    • Letting famous film directors direct operas has resulted in both smashing successes and dismal failures.
    • Modernization caused the HBC to be a simpler business to manage, and led to changes in the way it directed and monitored its operations.
    • Starring Sean Penn and Nicole Kidman, the film was both directed and executive produced by Pollack, and he even plays an uncredited minor role in it.
    • The beautiful choir from St Aiden's N.S. was trained and directed by Vivienne Lee and the organist was her father George Lee.
  • 4formal

    (order)
    ordenar
    to direct sb to + inf ordenarle a algn que + subj
    • [ S ]take as directed tómese según prescripción facultativa
    • If it decides to confirm this, the commission can direct the Government to abolish, or alter, the aid.
    • The Supreme Court has directed the State Governments and Union Territories to abide by the norms.
    • The government directed Commonwealth agencies not to provide submissions to the Committee.
    • The president would begin by directing the U.S. Strategic Command to take a thousand warheads off its ICBMs and put them in storage not less than three hundred miles away.
    • The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday directed the State government to give a detailed report on the permissions granted for change of land use in Bangalore city.
    • He also urged the Government to direct the BDA to call a meeting of farmers to decide on the compensation.
    • Estrada, for his part, allegedly directed the government's Toll Regulatory Board and the Public Estates Authority to proceed with the acquisition of the land.
    • The Government has directed the Boundary Committee to carry out a review of the current local government structure in Lancashire, Cheshire and Cumbria and to come up with options for change.
    • In July 2004, the government directed BDA to stall the layout process reportedly due to irregularities in tendering.
    • Private agencies or NGOs carrying out development projects for the Government shall also be directed to pay compensation amount to the landowners.
    • Acting on the report, the High Court had directed the Government to take action to clear the green belt area from encroachments.
    • The Supreme Court, on January 15, 2002, directed the Punjab government to complete the canal in a year.
    • There were two orders directing them to supply expert reports in support of their claims.
    • Somehow, a year later, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was directed to conduct economic assessments of the canal.
    • On 7 August 96, the court also directed the Punjab government to pay one million rupees as interim compensation to Mrs. Khalra.
    • Cllr Durcan then proceeded to tell the Mayor he should have the conviction to direct the Manager to withdraw his remarks.
    • He expressed regret at the ‘sad loss of life, that cannot be replaced’, and said he had directed the mine management to do everything possible for the affected families.
    • Five years later, in 1993, the High Court favoured the petition and directed the Government to implement the rule of law.
    • However, Speaker Chatterjee refused to do so saying he cannot direct the Government or a Minister to make a statement.
    • The men are seeking a court order directing the government to uphold their constitutional rights.

intransitive verb

Cinema Theatre

  • 1

    dirigir