In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(facts, news)información femininea piece of information — un dato
- they gave us a little/a lot of information — nos dieron / nos facilitaron un poco de/mucha información
- for more/further information write to … — para más/mayor información diríjase a …
- information about / on sth/sb — información acerca de/sobre algo/algn
- we have very little information about / on this company/him — tenemos muy poca información acerca de / sobre la compañía/él
- we have no information as to his whereabouts — desconocemos su paradero
- information center / (British) centre — centro de información
- information network — red informativa
- information office — oficina de información
- information pack — material informativo
- He had missed the midday news broadcast that had announced this vital piece of information.
- Facts provide information which is free from the contamination of a subjective viewpoint.
- They will also be consulted on plans for future developments and receive regular information about the hospital.
- Yes, but I have to say it is still unusual for one person to receive three pieces of information from three separate sources.
- He said another new witness had been found who could provide vital information regarding an identification issue.
- You, sir, for what ever reason, work hard to provide solid information on a regular basis that I can use.
- There are some pieces of information that I will provide here that I believe are worth reading.
- Disputes often arise about what information was in fact provided in a given case.
- The charity provides advice and information on topics such as access to benefits and services.
- This is a national helpline that can provide sound advice and information on giving up smoking.
- The information service can provide you with information and advice on all your rights and entitlements.
- The Murray family believe one person has a vital piece of information that could lead to a breakthrough in the case.
- Police stressed the man was not a suspect or under arrest but hoped he could provide vital information that could lead them to the killer.
- The unit will provide information and advice to members of the public on their rights and entitlements.
- Women who are Rhesus negative will receive information and counselling about the treatment.
- Your letter provides no facts, details or information that in anyway contradict the article.
- He's always there to provide those pieces of information that are forgotten by the others.
- The trial had heard that a vital piece of information was missing.
- But now the regular information they received from police has ground to a halt.
- Drug treatment, counselling services, and advice and information may be provided from a primary service.
1.2US Telecommunicationsinformación feminineservicio de información telefónica masculine
- Staff at the Revenue have wide access to computers, which store information on up to 60m people.
- Although the hardware is still at a very basic stage, the theory of how quantum computers process information is well advanced.
- The client software can then be used to keep the information on the handset synchronized with the information stored on the server.
- MPO lets processors store information locally so it is there when they need it, without those latencies.
- Hibernation is when the system stores all the information it has in its memory onto the hard disk, then shuts down.
- They had to programme their robot by using a computer and downloading the information into the robot via a Lego brick.
- A desktop machine built three years ago would be enough to store all the information needed.
- The computer can record how accurately information is processed and how quickly.
- There is also provision to change the information stored on the battery-operated boards.
- Bios information is stored inside a chip housed on the computer's motherboard.
- Your computer accesses the information a little at a time, just ahead of what you're listening to.
- Where does all of this electronic information get stored and how do children process it?
- In most computer systems, the information is carried by wires and electronic parts.
- They have revealed fears that the information stored on blank discs is vulnerable to being lost within a decade.
- All the cards contain a computer chip which stores information, such as what type of meal has been purchased by the pupil.
- You can use a laptop computer to download information about the performance of the machine.
- Codes act as tags that are placed on data about people to allow the information to be processed by the computer.
- At that price, he reasoned, it would finally be cheaper to store information on computer than it is on paper.
- This takes snapshots of a system's hard disk content and stores the information in a compressed form on a server.
- All the information was stored by the digital camera when the picture was taken.
2Computinginformación femininebefore noun information processing — tratamiento de la información masculine
- information system — sistema de información
- information transfer — transferencia de información
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