Translation of overhaul in Spanish:

overhaul

revisar, v.

Pronunciation /əʊvəˈhɔːl//ˌoʊvərˈhɔl/

transitive verb

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    (examine and repair)
    (machinery/car/system) revisar
    (system/car/machinery) poner a punto
    • As part of a big wave of free-market economic reforms, Argentina overhauled the creaking system in 1994.
    • The whole thing's a geographical lottery at the moment, and it's high time the system was overhauled.
    • At that location, the aircraft will be overhauled and presented by Rolls-Royce to a new owner.
    • The CSCI is radically overhauling its social care regulation and inspection frameworks.
    • They took the recently overhauled 610-horsepower V8 Ford racing engine plus tools and accessories.
    • Do I have to overhaul my engine at the recommended time interval even though it's operating satisfactorily?
    • He has more to do to overhaul the welfare system and public services in this country.
    • There is an urgent need to overhaul this system and offer Canadians their right to choose between private and public medicine a right that citizens in most democracies take for granted.
    • Fortunately, I had a newly overhauled engine I had been buying on the installment plan.
    • It set out to overhaul a central piece of desktop computing - the way users search and store information.
    • It will be another few weeks before we can turn the key on the Bonanza's completely overhauled engine.
    • Around 250 jobs in the division, which maintains, repairs and overhauls gas turbines, are being cut as part of a rationalisation plan.
    • After the harvest the factory is to undergo a shutdown period during which the equipment will be overhauled and made ready for the new season.
    • He overhauled his car's diesel engine and made a dual-fuel system running on both cooking fat and fossil fuels.
    • It says it won't increase taxes, but will spend €3m employing more than 30 testers to overhaul the driving-test system.
    • During this time, Navy infrastructure was overhauled, two-ocean basing was commenced and service conditions were improved.
    • Ticket machines at tram stations have been overhauled because of the number of fake coins and notes used to pay for fares.
    • Since it had remained static for a long time, he overhauled the engine.
    • Arms and military equipment in service have at best been overhauled or modernized on a limited scale.
    • You might have never heard of Taca airlines, El Salvador's official airline, but you may have flown on a plane that was overhauled by their mechanics.
    • They are going to have to overhaul the welfare system.
    • Today, using lean and six sigma methodologies, fewer mechanics are required and that same engine is overhauled in just 100 days.
    • Some experts were disappointed that Brown did not heed calls to overhaul the system.
    • Whether this actually does square the corporates is debatable, and rather depends on whether the system results in them having to overhaul their systems every four years or every two.
    • Japanese policymakers said they would speed up steps to overhaul the economy and fix the banking system.
    • Its arrival has not yielded a new Constitution, rationalised the party system, modernised justice or overhauled the bureaucracy in any of the ways its advocates hoped it would.
    • In fact, I can single-handedly overhaul our educational system for free.
    • I have already begun to investigate the loss of the file to establish what went wrong and will take steps to ensure that our procedures are fully overhauled if necessary.
    • He admitted that plans to overhaul the system would not now be completed until spring 2005 at the earliest, a delay of six months.
    • Major league general managers have more than a month left to overhaul their rosters.
    • Airplane engines are typically overhauled every 10,000 hours.
    • He said he recognised the need for people to rest and for their ships and equipment to be overhauled.
    • Meanwhile, fresh plans to overhaul computer systems and transform customer access to York council services will be discussed next Tuesday by executive members.
    • After the engine was overhauled, Doolittle planned a speed record between three capital cities.
    • We radically overhaul our system of healthcare, and then do the thing that benefits our corporations.
    • As a result we have been maintaining and overhauling these engines for 25 years.
    • Three Gascoyne sailors showed amazing ingenuity to overhaul and repair the tractor with very limited resources.
    • But Schurle, too, grew up on a Kansas farm, where at age 13 he had to overhaul the engine on his father's 1949 Frazer.
    • I guess I don't subscribe to this notion that we have to radically overhaul Medicare.
    • Alex and his son have completely and utterly overhauled this machine over a period of two and a half years in what was painstaking work.
  • 2

    (overtake)
    superar
    adelantarse a
    • Henrik threatened for a moment, but soon tired, and Albert Hall never looked likely to overhaul the leader, who had two and a half lengths to spare at the line.
    • Some day, if all goes well, Woods will surely overhaul Jack Nicklaus's record but there is still a long way to go.
    • Meanwhile, Tom Kennedy is now aiming to overhaul his father Keith's goalscoring record.
    • Needing to finish four places ahead of Paul Foerster and Kevin Burnham, the British pair were unable to overhaul their American rivals.
    • However, he rose to the challenge and overhauled Samuel by mid-day to secure victory.
    • After all, last year they clawed back a huge deficit to overhaul Wenger's men.
    • With our young players we would have a great base to build on and could overhaul our rivals.
    • Four years ago Radcliffe led throughout the Olympic 10,000 metres final in Sydney only to be overhauled with a lap to go, eventually finishing fourth.
    • Phelps aims to overhaul Mark Spitz's record of seven gold medals.
    • The pair were overhauled in the final 200m of a slow race won by Chris Mulvaney, with Andrew Baddeley second.
    • They lost by three runs after failing to overhaul Knutsford's meagre target of 109.
    • I'd certainly done enough to come second overall, but had I done enough to overhaul Steve?
    • Now that the drivers' title is safely wrapped up, there was a warning that the safety-first tactics of previous weeks will now be replaced by more aggressive driving in a bid to overhaul the current team leaders.
    • It was going to be an extremely tall order for any side to overhaul us.
    • She overhauled American Thompson to give Jodie Henry a slight edge going into the freestyle anchor leg.
    • He overhauled team-mate Andy Burt, but always had too much to do to catch Hilton.
    • They remain the only county with a mathematical chance, albeit wafer-thin, of overhauling the leaders.
    • The suggestion that any player could overhaul Jack Nicklaus in major championships was considered superfluous until Tiger Woods appeared in the mid-1990s.

noun

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    (of machinery, system)
    revisión (general) feminine
    puesta a punto feminine
    overjol masculine Central America
    • They have been told to consider plans for a major overhaul of the committee system, in a bid to make that more effective.
    • Sixty-one percent of women, versus 45 percent of men, say that the healthcare system in America today needs a major overhaul.
    • Is a major overhaul of the security system justified?
    • There is also bad news on the way for young drivers, with a major overhaul planned for the provisional licence system.
    • It may, at long last, lead to a major overhaul of a system of which, as it stands currently, we should be thoroughly ashamed.
    • In the EU, there were two major overhauls in agricultural policies in 1992 and in 1999.
    • Doctors at Tasmania's public hospitals have been campaigning for a major overhaul of the system.
    • The family law system requires nothing less than a major overhaul if it is to meet the changing demands of society.
    • A new report charges that Ontario's food safety system needs a major overhaul.
    • The upgrade, which will include a major overhaul and rebuilding of the plant, is expected to take 18 months.
    • Now his comment comes as many Immigration and Customs officials are calling for a major overhaul of our border security system.
    • The office's performance needed a thorough overhaul, he said, including the way it dealt with the problem of illegal immigration.
    • The North Kerry area is to be included in a new national pilot scheme which will see a major overhaul of the schools' building system.
    • Sent this book by someone with less commercial muscle, his editors would unquestionably have demanded a thorough overhaul.
    • A way out of the current impasse lies less in a thorough overhaul of the Constitution than in a public awakening to the need to strengthen citizens' participation in politics.
    • If Indonesia wants to have an internationally competitive workforce, a major overhaul of its educational system is only the first step in a long process that lies ahead.
    • They can only be honestly confronted by a thorough overhaul of the system the minister will be asked to control.
    • In 1994, the concerns over the system of DNA testing resulted in a major overhaul of the way profiling was carried out.
    • As part of a huge upgrading program in Old Cairo, these historic places of prayer are being given a thorough overhaul.
    • Now the courts are forcing a thorough overhaul of that old order.