Translation of quality in Spanish:


calidad, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkwɑlədi//ˈkwɒlɪti/

nounPlural qualities

  • 1

    (degree of excellence)
    calidad feminine
    of poor quality de calidad inferior
    • of excellent quality de primera calidad
    • the quality of life la calidad de vida
    • good/poor quality products productos de buena calidad/de calidad inferior
    • As no standard accepted instrument measures sleep quality, we used effect sizes of the change in scores.
    • The NHS is using the extra £5.9bn to good effect, with major improvements in quality and quantity.
    • These laws also provide the consumer with detailed information on the origin and quality of the product.
    • Territories differ in quality, measured in terms of insect prey availability.
    • From the time it is installed until the day it is replaced, the product will reduce in quality in a linear fashion.
    • This statistic provides an easily interpretable measure of the relative quality of the two model fits.
    • Keep a to-do list of basics that must be done every day to ensure your galley maintains a high degree of quality.
    • The report is based on a widely recognised formula, the Gini coefficient, that measures quality of life.
    • If it were restricted to a few sniggers among the public at large about the academic quality of these degrees, it wouldn't be too bad.
    • A number of questions about the clinical utility of quality of life measures remain unanswered.
    • Since degree results are now a measure of teaching quality, there's an incentive to give better scores.
    • There were no consistent data supporting the use of readmission rates as a measure of quality of care.
    • This speaks volumes about the perceived quality of the product compared to competing offerings at the moment.
    • This is, of course, a measure of the design integrity and manufacturing quality of each new product category.
    • The basic problem, of course, is of valuing a non-marketed product and of measuring its quality.
    • Intermediate measures of quality of health care remained unchanged or improved slightly.
    • Inspectors would not aim to reward excellence or to measure quality, merely to identify incompetence or fraud.
    • If the page count of a book were a measure of its quality, or of how much I am likely to enjoy it, then it would make sense to play those odds.
    • It is pity to see people going after food by smell and taste, ignoring the standard or quality of the products.
    • Over the past number of years the parade has been of mixed quality with varying degrees of participation from all sectors.
  • 2

    • 2.1(characteristic)

      cualidad feminine
      leadership qualities dotes de mando / de liderazgo feminine
      • Bizarrely, only six items describe the unique qualities that distinguish a doctor from other healthcare workers.
      • Much of our evidence for ancient philosophy has a similarly accidental quality, and has come down to us in fragments.
      • By contrast, the female characters are sparsely developed and possess few redeeming qualities.
      • Reg was a most popular man, admired for his leadership qualities and sincere dedication to everything he tackled.
      • He showed strong leadership qualities and organisational skills.
      • Lack of charisma, timidity and humility seem to be the criteria that negate strong leadership qualities.
      • The mirror-like quality of standing water may have had symbolic implications too.
      • Reputed to have aphrodisiac qualities, the plant resembles fennel, and used to be collected for sale at London markets.
      • It's a triangular route, taking in the raised ground at the join of two valleys, and each side has distinctive qualities.
      • As a class, we openly discussed why these qualities are valued in boys and girls.
      • Of the qualities associated with the color blue, trust and faith rank high.
      • The quality of standing behind and extending support to any social cause often goes silently unnoticed.
      • Strong character and the right attitude, allied to skill, team spirit and a work ethic are all qualities he attributes to his new charges.
      • Nowadays it is the refugee to whom we attribute the qualities of fatefulness, tragedy, and loss.
      • Ralph's superior leadership qualities are reflected in his constant defence of Piggy.
      • He has the right fundamental qualities for national leadership and that is why I commend him to all Conservatives.
      • It seems incredibly stupid and as yet I cannot find one redeeming quality in this story.
      • To say of Socrates that he is human is to say what he is, whereas to say that he is literate is not to say what he is but rather to give a quality that he has.
      • There is an interesting quality of delicacy attributed to Elizabeth.
      • The idea of ‘innocence’ is a central quality in the social construction of childhood.

    • 2.2(nature)

      carácter masculine

    • 2.3(of voice, sound)

      timbre masculine
      • In musical terms, the pitch of the note is always the same but the tonal quality can be adjusted.
      • The categorical versus the gradient quality of nasalization in Sundanese versus English indicated that nasalization is indeed phonological in Sundanese and phonetic in English.
      • Coco has alliterative and assonantal qualities that also make it memorable from an aural standpoint.
      • The writing system doesn't separate the quality of the vowel from its nasalization.

  • 3qualities plural
    British informal

    (quality newspapers)
    the qualities la prensa seria


  • 1

    (plastic/product) de calidad
    (newspaper) serio
    the quality press la prensa seria
    • They have replaced quality players with youngsters who are not yet ready for first team football.
    • But can we really assume that we are losing quality players and that we are worse off without them?
    • It's wonderful to work with real quality players but it's just as satisfying to see the younger players develop and learn.
    • Their contribution is the icing on an exceptionally fine piece of quality confection.
    • But we also need to bring in some quality players and I want top-class competition in all positions.
    • We have some quality players in our squad who will not be afraid of the big games having played in England and throughout Europe.
    • They remember a Scottish national side blessed with a few quality players, but with too many other deficiencies to overcome.
    • However, despite their problems, Leeds are a side of quality players, it is just a matter of how many will be around next season.
    • Celtic let you play but, in a game against such quality players, you might only have a couple of scoring chances.
    • There are a lot of quality players in the senior squad just now.
    • He is a quality player who will take some beating.
    • But all three sides have excellent managers, quality players and this time around they know what they are up against.
    • We have all seen that Clarke is a wonderful player of quality spin bowling.
    • I trained with the youth team a couple of times, and every single one of them was a quality player.
    • More than any other sport, soccer needs a full roster of quality players in order to make it an attractive game.
    • Capturing the quality players the club needed to compete in National League One had been difficult, said Moorby.
    • He is a quality player and proved it again with his fine bowling and batting.
    • But my main input will be in identifying, and acquiring, the quality players who will take this club into the major league.
    • He is a quality player who has just come back from a World Cup.
    • He will always do what's best for the team, but as well as being unselfish he is a quality player.