Translation of press in Spanish:


prensa, n.

Pronunciation /prɛs//prɛs/


  • 1

    • 1.1(newspapers, journalists)

      prensa feminine
      (gallery/box) (before noun) de (la) prensa
      the press la prensa
      • the freedom of the press la libertad de prensa
      • the daily/specialist press la prensa diaria/especializada
      • she agreed to meet the press aceptó recibir a la prensa / a los periodistas
      • press clipping / cutting recorte de prensa
      • press corps prensa acreditada
      • press coverage cobertura periodística
      • press pass pase de prensa
      • press photographer reportera gráfica
      • press report informe de prensa
      • press room (for journalists) sala de prensa
      • We begin with a parting word for the longest-serving reporter in the press room.
      • At the press briefing a reporter asked whether this would mean that lenders would start limiting the number of credit cards issued to customers.
      • Some of the press reportage of this study has been very good on pointing out the flaws in the report.
      • While I do not approve of the manager's views the press were out to get him out of the England job.
      • I expect it to get acres of column inches in the press next week.
      • The firm's management refused to talk to the press, and journalists were kept away by security guards.
      • Yet the courts have not granted full freedom of the press to high school newspapers.
      • Many of the most stringent critics of the practices and performance of journalists come from the press itself.
      • As media royal watchers will tell you, she treats the press pack with contempt, but has made her impact without them.
      • His desire to meet the demands of the press resulted in reporters grousing about having to wait for long periods of time to talk to him.
      • Rather than hearing the made up journalistic accounts in the press you can make your own mind up.
      • She views most of the press hysteria surrounding her, for example, as hilarious.
      • After a couple of test runs, Hughes had reporters get off the plane and lined up the press boats to give them a good view.
      • Senior MPs know they can leak with impunity to journalists because the press isn't going to bite the hand that feeds it.
      • Judicial officials would not comment on the press reports, arguing that the content of the council's meetings are not made public.
      • In fact, the few New Zealand touring fans and journalists on tour have had more coverage in the press than the players.
      • And the press coverage just got bigger and bigger, and the audiences seemed to get more and more into it.
      • ‘I know, as a journalist, that the press need something to hang an event on,’ he said.
      • They had no way out because of the press of people behind them.
      • There have been innumerable letters and articles in the press and extensive media coverage, generally ill informed.
      • The idea is to slip the product into the marketplace without allowing the press to view the material before consumers can get their hands on it.

    • 1.2(treatment by newspapers)

      to get a good/bad press tener buena/mala acogida por parte de la prensa

  • 2printing press

    • 2.1

      prensa feminine
      imprenta feminine
      to go to press entrar en prensa
      • at the time of going to press al cierre de la edición
      • hot off the press(es) recién salido de la imprenta

    • 2.2(publishing house)

      editorial feminine
      • Broken Boulder press recently published two of his chapbooks: Notestalk and Notationing.
      • The editor who acquired it had a background in university press publishing.
      • Bibr is the only periodical to offer self-published writers the same review attention as those published by other presses.
      • Well, as part of my professional life in education I was involved in running a small university press, which published academic books.
      • Digital journals have meant a reduced dependence on commercial publishing houses or academic presses.
      • The book is published by a Jesuit press and strongly endorsed by current leaders of the Society.
      • University presses have published books and subsequently left the archiving to printers.
      • After being published by small presses, Amy finally sent in some of her work to Serpent's Tail, who were thrilled and promptly asked her to come up with an idea for an anthology.
      • Two books published by university presses demonstrate just how enriching the change can be.
      • The result was that, in the UK, even quite small university presses would print 1,000 copies of books which they knew were never going to sell that many.
      • Yet the fact is that the old song is still being sung and published by a reputable press and promoted for sale in Canadian bookstores.
      • Mass-market calendar publishers and black presses are opening the floodgates of African American theme products this coming year.
      • In order to get material to put on their sites, the on-line libraries have made partnerships with a myriad of corporate publishers and university presses.
      • All three books were published by university presses.
      • Seazoom is the third book published by local press Passwords Enterprises, headed by poet Vivian Hansen.
      • He is the author of Natural Atheism, a book which will be published by American Atheist press later this year.
      • Small presses also publish most English translations of French-Canadian literature.
      • I also told the board about a book just published by MIT press, The Origination of Organismal Form.
      • In the academic world, we don't get to publish our books at academic presses without peer review.
      • Phillips started with plays, and three were published by a small press in the early 1980s.

  • 3

    • 3.1

      (for pressing grapes, flowers, machine parts) prensa feminine
      (for pressing trousers) prensa plancha-pantalones feminine
      • Scrumpy is the West Country name for cider, produced by the natural fermentation of apple juice; all you need is a press, a few barrels and a lot of apples.
      • Whole clusters go into a press in which the juice is extracted and pumped into a big stainless steel tank.
      • His pop career stumbled after their debut vinyl single emerged from the presses as oval rather than round.
      • Of particular interest are the remains of the presses used for the extraction of olive oil, which was produced on a large scale in the region in antiquity.
      • In a normal molding process, the press keeps pushing plastic into the mold, putting a great deal of stress on the part.
      • Wish I'd now how to do cider or at least some apple juice, but it think it would involve a press and I don't have one.
      • We cut the tyres and shape them in a press ready for fitting in segments to the steel rims.
      • The olives must be picked in time and then brought to the olive press, where the golden liquid is extracted: olive oil.
      • By the time of Archimedes, it is likely that screws of wood already were being used for vises and for fruit presses.
      • Each comes with absorbent pads and fabric liners that draw moisture from the flowers and expel it through vents in the press.
      • The following year, we picked flowers again, but this time to put in homemade flower presses.
      • These sheets are fed into large presses with casts shaped into a particular body panel, like a door, bonnet roof and bodies.
      • A duck press, for non-culinary readers, is a kitchen device used for extracting the juice of a duck or chicken.
      • The mechanical press applies up to 2tons/square inch of pressure to the face of the bat through a roller.
      • Served on excellent baguettes and flattened in a sandwich press, a hoggie is a Mexican torta with an identity crisis.
      • There are sausage-makers, pasta makers, mincers, olive presses and, there on the shelf behind one of the proprietors, a rugged little cheesegrater.
      • So if anyone deserves being immortalised on celluloid, it is those 12 North Yorkshire women who posed in the buff behind flower arrangements and apple presses.
      • One of the first applications of the screw was in presses for the extraction of oil from olives and juice from grapes.
      • Unlike the laundries I've used since coming to the city, we inspected shirts for buttons broken by the presses and sewed on new ones without being asked.

    • 3.2(for racket)

      tensor masculine

  • 4

    • 4.1(on button)

      at the press of a button apretando un botón

    • 4.2(with iron)

      to give sth a press pasarle la plancha a algo

  • 5

    agolpamiento masculine
    • A firm and soft press of his lips to mine seemed to answer the question.
    • The name of the family comes from the special technology that allows the user to back up data with a single press of the button on the front panel.
    • Screens froze, buttons took three presses to function and, most distressingly, half my address book made itself invisible.
    • How can I add my rather long e-mail address with just a single press of a key?
    • It has never been quicker to get information and we can realistically expect to speak to someone on the other side of the world by telephone at the press of a few buttons.
    • We also have over 50 client-load machines that can be moved into the STP at the press of a key.
    • At the press of a button the user can ascend the rope and then come down just as quickly.
    • It gives the reader a wide choice of material at the press of a button.
    • A super-fast, 360 degree turn can be performed with the simple press of a button.
    • So from the comfort of their own home, one can find out a lot of information at the press of a button.
    • That the Revenue could, if they so wished, at the press of a button also create a list of those taxpayers who have overpaid their taxes.
    • No fiddling around with headrests and seatbelts: just a single press of a button and one side went flat, making ample room for three bikes.
    • The keys emit soft clicks with each key press, much more discreet than the loud beep.
    • In the age of instant gratification, where everything can be available at the flick of a switch or the press of a button, it's an effort to get to a voting station.
    • A quick press and the car eats traffic and hills as if they simply did not exist.
    • Now, as the electronic gates of Woodhouselee swing silently open at the press of a button, you step into the past.
    • Communication begins with a single press of the PTT button on the handset.
    • At the press of a button, the bike lets out beeps and the lights start flashing, making it easy for you to locate it in a crowded parking lot.
    • At the press of a button, I could tell what temperature it was in their nursery too, which takes spying to a whole new level in my book.
  • 6

    (large cupboard)
    armario masculine
    ropero masculine
    • Upstairs, the master bedroom is to the front of the house and has a bank of wardrobes with overhead presses along with an en suite shower room.
    • Clean out your presses and fridge and keep only a minimum amount of these treats on hand, because children learn to like the foods they are offered most often.
    • The room also includes an original dumb waiter, which has been converted into a built-in drinks cabinet with integrated storage presses.
    • The fitted kitchen/breakfast room features a number of built-in presses, worktops and cupboards and plenty of food preparation space.
    • The room features an open fireplace with a cream tiled surround and inset, and there is a fitted corner cupboard with display presses.
    • The floor-to-ceiling press is plumbed for a concealed washing machine.
    • Wardrobes or linen presses can serve in a kitchen as a larder or anything you fancy.
    • Upstairs, the master bedroom is floored in solid ash and includes a dressing room with fitted wardrobes and presses as well as an en suite shower room.
    • Behind the kitchen is the utility room, with matching worktop and presses, a stainless steel sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
    • The large kitchen is fitted with cherrywood presses, dark granite worktops and a tiled splashback.
    • The kitchen features an extensive range of built-in wooden presses, a brown worktop and patterned tiled splashback.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (doorbell/button) apretar
    (doorbell/button) pulsar
    (pedal/footbrake) pisar
    to press the trigger apretar el gatillo
    • the children pressed their noses against the window los niños tenían la nariz apretada contra la ventana
    • we were pressed up against the wall by the crowd el gentío nos apretujó contra la pared
  • 2

    she pressed my hand/arm me apretó la mano/el brazo
    • she pressed the child to her estrechó al niño contra su pecho
  • 3

    (in press)
    (olives/flowers/grapes) prensar
  • 4

    (album/disk) imprimir
  • 5

    (clothes) planchar
  • 6

    (put pressure on)
    I must press you on this point debo insistirle sobre este punto
    • when pressed, she admitted it cuando la presionaron, lo admitió
    • they're being pressed by creditors los están acosando los acreedores
    • if pressed, I'd opt for the second plan si tuviera que escoger, me inclinaría por el segundo plan
    • to press sb for sth/to + inf
    • I pressed him for an answer insistí en que me diera una respuesta
    • they pressed him to change his policy ejercieron presión sobre él para que cambiara de política
    • he pressed us to stay for dinner insistió en que nos quedáramos a cenar
  • 7

    she pressed her case vigorously insistió con vehemencia en sus argumentos
    • they went on strike to press their demands fueron a la huelga en apoyo de sus reivindicaciones
    • to press charges against sb presentar / formular cargos en contra de algn
    • I didn't press the point no insistí más

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (exert pressure)
    press once for service llame una vez para que lo atiendan
    • position tile and press firmly coloque el azulejo y presione / apriete con fuerza
    • to press (down) on sth hacer presión sobre algo
  • 2

    (crowd, push)
    (people) apretujarse
    (people) apiñarse
    he pressed through the crowd se abrió paso entre la multitud
  • 3

    this suit presses easily este traje es fácil de planchar
  • 4

    (urge, pressurize)
    he kept pressing until I agreed siguió presionando / insistiendo hasta que accedí
    • to press for sth
    • they've been pressing for an inquiry han estado presionando para que se haga una investigación
    • time presses / is pressing el tiempo apremia
    • the problem is beginning to press el problema empieza a ser acuciante