Translation of repository in Spanish:


depósito, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈpɑzəˌtɔri//rɪˈpɒzɪt(ə)ri/

nounPlural repositories

  • 1

    depósito masculine
    almacén masculine
    bodega feminine Mexico Andes
    furniture repository depósito de muebles
    • The Imprimerie Nationale, one of the greatest repositories of typographic material in the world, spans four centuries.
    • Philosopher Hilde Hein has described a quandary museums face in identifying their chief function: as repositories of valuable objects, or instead, as places to produce interesting experiences.
    • Though a tentative gesture, Rovine's inclusion of the ceramic piece seems subtly to suggest that museums with African art must not remain repositories for objects from ‘extinct’ societies.
    • Hitherto, libraries have been seen as mainly repositories of books and papers.
    • Subsequently, the building was occupied by Communist authorities, used as a repository by Prague Museum and taken over by Marxist-Leninists.
    • More than just a repository for books, the Adam Library served as a store for Charles's collections of smaller antiquities, curiosities, natural history, geology and ethnography.
    • But what does that mean for the actual history of film within the setting of the repositories of visual culture, the museums?
    • I often say to students, the skip behind an art college is the repository of the ugliest objects on earth.
    • The history in question is Russian, and the ark is St. Petersburg's Hermitage Museum, one of the world's greatest repositories of European art and civilization.
    • Work is about to begin on one of the most important sections in the library - a new repository for rare books and manuscripts.
    • Soon after the liberation of the Philippines, American special agents began to discover a few of the hidden gold repositories.
    • Goeritz's museum was not a repository of objects, but a living entity in which every wall, window, hallway, and courtyard was used for various activities.
    • How this orientation necessarily conflicts with the basic mandate of the museum to be a repository for its permanent collections is the realization that haunts these writings.
    • The idea was dropped in rehearsal - but I imagine that Stepanov notations of La Bayadere are still in the Harvard library, now the repository of all the Sergeyev manuscripts.
    • This exhibition features 22 major works acquired by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art directly from the artist in 1999, making the museum the largest repository of his works.
    • Each of the 19 other repositories contains certain species of plants, while this one contains backup versions of them all and is the only one that stores animal germplasm.
    • Her next task was to find a museum repository for her late husband's private art collection, a visual document of his enthusiasms.
    • We believe that the gallery's main function should be as a repository of British art.
    • Over the years, the Craig's bought 180 Hibel paintings and would later help found the Hibel Museum in Florida in 1977, a permanent repository for her art.
  • 2

    (person, group)
    depositario masculine
    depositaria feminine
    • Blake saw the artist as a repository of the ‘prophetic genius’ which gave access to truth.
    • Thus, the prudent practice, or praxis, of memory produced ethical behavior; by using the memory as an ethical repository and guide, an individual would be equipped to act prudently and ethically.
    • The electorate's hope that his Cabinet would prove a genuine repository of positive change was the one slim reed on which the Party's recent political legitimacy had rested.
    • Benjamin wanted to draw attention to the vast repository of ‘involuntary memory’ hidden in the unconscious, rarely accessible and often traumatic in nature.
    • As repositories of human feeling and professional intelligence, actors become crucial when a play's development is down to the short strokes.
    • He closes with a disquisition on the meaning of Europe, examining the dark elements of racism and extreme nationalism but remaining optimistic and with a reflection on the EU which seems to be the repository of many of his hopes.
    • He's the repository of our common history, and by that right, grand patron of the Bicentennial.
    • They argued that the royal privy council was the sole repository of good government.
    • Through the fate of the one truly literate character in the novel, Thady's son Jason, the novel implies that writing offers no safe repository of title.
    • It is the repository of ‘reasons’ of which Owen speaks in the above quoted passage.
    • The ocean has long been our repository for ideas of the monstrous and the unknowable.
    • The Internet has the potential to be the greatest library in the history of mankind - a repository of memory, thought, culture, and scholarship; a record of what it means to be human.
    • Smiths comes to grips with the complicated issues of the South being the repository of the African American past.
    • To our immediate point, the city is America's apogee, nadir and living museum, a repository of art and entertainment for all brows: high, medium, low and no.
    • Will books continue to be our main repository of culture and history, or will they vanish with developing technologies, replaced by virtual pages?
    • Forrest saw African American oral traditions as rich repositories of ritual and value, sources of meaning in the face of suffering and tragedy.
    • Other scholars of Philippine culture have also recognized the need to study songs and poetry as repositories of history.
    • Bronze Head is a photographic repository of sensuality, and its symmetric composition, its square format, its perfect body, and its tantalizing play of tone invoke the desire and longing of artist and viewer alike.
    • Instead, we should see architectural residue from the past as a repository of vast physical, human, and cultural energy.
    • Despite this, we trust both media to be the repositories of our cultures, to store the minutiae, the details and experiences that define our milieu.