In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1masculine nivelfeminine calidadyour typing is not of the required standard — tu mecanografía no está al nivel de lo que se exige
- the standard of acting was disappointing — el nivel interpretativo fue decepcionante
- the standard of education leaves much to be desired — la calidad de la educación deja mucho que desear
- her work is of a consistently high standard — su trabajo es siempre de muy buen nivel
- I was appalled at their standard(s) of behavior — su comportamiento me horrorizó
- standard of living — nivel de vida
1.2(norm)the association sets standards for the conduct of its members — la asociación impone ciertas normas de conducta a sus miembros
- the standard(s) set by her parents — lo que sus padres le exigen / esperan de ella
- she sets impossibly high standards — exige un estándar / nivel imposible de alcanzar
- her work is not up to the standard set by … — su trabajo no está a la altura / al nivel de lo exigido por …
- the product was below standard — el producto no era de la calidad requerida
- the work is up to standard — el trabajo es del nivel requerido / de la calidad requerida
- The potatoes will also have to meet minimum quality standards such as appearance and freedom from defects and plant diseases.
- All currently manufactured vented gas heaters are required by industry safety standards to have a safety shut-off device.
- Another feature of this bill is the implicit incentive to maintain a required level of safety standards.
- The new main entrance and shopping facilities will of course meet all the required fire safety standards.
- "These vehicles have to be built to very sturdy and stringent standards.
- One thing we would ask is for funding to be provided to maintain the new facilities to the required standard.
- Modern safety standards require shatterproof glass, which won't smash into sharp shards - but older furniture may well have plain glass.
- They are attempting to maintain a standard of safety by eliminating any potential dangers that cause people harm.
- These goggles meet the applicable safety standards and requirements.
- A breach of duty defined by failure to exercise the required standard of care must have occurred.
- All areas of learning were marked good quality and met the standards required.
- These are consequences when directors fail to carry out required responsibilities with the required standards of conduct.
- We expect hospitals to enforce strict standards of hygiene and cleanliness.
- It is likely that the sanitation system will not be maintained to required standards.
- But so far, efforts to impose more rigorous academic standards on voucher schools have failed.
- New national air-quality standards which require regional councils to reduce air pollution come into effect today.
- What kind of environmental protection standards will raise the overall quality of life for the people?
- They choose to flout the safety and environmental standards required by the licensing system and observed by the great majority of the industry.
- The Clean Sports Act establishes strict, uniform standards for the prohibition of performance-enhancing drugs including steroids and amphetamines.
- The new FAA rules would ensure that any facility doing repairs on U.S. aircraft meets minimum safety standards.
1.3(official measure)estándar masculine
2.1(yardstick)they are applying 20th-century standards to the 16th century — están aplicando criterios / parámetros del siglo XX al siglo XVI
- the attacks have been brutal even by Mafia standards — incluso para la mafia, los ataques han sido brutales
- her performance was excellent by any / anybody's standards — se mire por donde se mire / desde cualquier punto de vista su interpretación fue excelente
- Ohio in particularly, has minimum wages set, but they are lower than the federal standard.
- Ours is a blessed country when measured by global standards.
- If it was measured by today's standards, it would qualify as a great fight.
- Those who fail to measure up to his standards are not tolerated for long.
- Those yields, however, are still low by historical standards, and few investors have been scared off.
- Each technique has been validated against laboratory standards and has been tested throughout the tropics in a variety of ecological contexts.
- His Honour identifies a number of discrepancies between the United States model and the European standard.
- While Today was obviously the industry standard, the editors didn't slavishly follow its format or style.
- He proclaimed Jack to be the greatest ever, and Jack immediately became the standard against which I measured myself.
- My grandmother paid for two thirds of my fee, so I was a very middle class kid by most standards.
- She had gained four As and a B - good grades by anyone's standards - which would surely progress her path towards a career in the law.
- Hollywood established an international standard of beauty with which women began to compare themselves for the first time.
- The early offensive skills, compared to today's standards, were crude.
- He's disappointed in the president when he measures him by his standards.
- It allows us to determine which of our present convictions may rightly serve as standards for the evaluation of the past.
- It is the closest thing to a ubiquitous standard in the IT industry today.
- Compared to world standards, our Indian norms are quite strict.
- It manages to be both an industry standard, and a daring departure from the norm.
- Cultures of other lands cannot be the standard to measure our own progress.
- Two automobiles arrived, ancient models that by modern standards appeared quite inept.
2.2standards plural(moral principles)principios masculineshe talks of declining standards in society at large — habla de decadencia moral en la sociedad en general
- And this Government is going to set standards of integrity and conduct!
- Many religious doctrines or beliefs dictate standards of social conduct and responsibility, and require believers to act accordingly.
- Victory implies doing what is right; doing what is right implies morality; morality implies standards of conduct.
- But he has steadfastly refused to lower his high standards of morality and decency.
- Yet, for the sake of humanity, universal agreement and adoption of minimum standards in morality and justice must be striven towards.
- Scotland's largest local authority wants to introduce behavioural contracts setting out minimum standards of conduct for pupils.
- Her belief that standards and decency were important brought her into conflict with some of the accepted norms of her day.
- The college is still bashful about articulating explicitly Christian standards of moral conduct.
- What constitutes an infringement of privacy or bad taste or a failure to conform to proper standards of decency is very much a matter of personal judgment.
- Society is creating an underclass without standards, principles or decency, but nobody seems to recognise this, let alone be doing anything about it.
- Objectively, his standards of conduct regarding financial matters are well below those of Margaret Thatcher and John Major.
- It has been a bad week for those of us who believe that people in positions of power and influence are governed by the same standards of decency and integrity with which we conduct our own lives.
- He had, according to the City regulators, breached its principles and its high standards of integrity and fair dealing.
- Voluntary standards of campaign conduct should be worked out through a flexible process of negotiation.
- MPs should be fined for breaching their code of conduct, Whitehall's standards watchdog said yesterday.
- I guess we have different standards of decency over here.
- Please let us all strengthen the values of high moral standards, decency and caring before it is too late.
- He is in charge of maintaining Hutterite culture such as dress, behavior, and standards of conduct.
- It would be wrong to try to force people to adhere to ways to living preferred by the rest of us, but there is nothing wrong with insisting on them conforming to standards of decency and the laws of the land.
- We provided the only significant support for the war and were in a position to insist on certain safeguards and standards of conduct.
3(flag, emblem)estandarte masculine
- The incident also spoilt the occasion of seeing my son carrying the standard for a local Cub Scout group; an event I was justifiably proud of.
- The parade was led by British Legion branch secretary David Marshall, who carried its standard.
- It was a bad day for Hawick and with Melrose losing too only Berwick are left carrying the Border standard.
- Both carried a standard showing a square sailed white ship on a blue cloth.
- As the military standards were lowered, heads bowed, a sea of poppies were held still in the hands of former soldiers.
- In a short while, he reached the front near the standards and flag bearers, and found the general standing between two of them.
- Georgia's new flag is a standard of which all of its citizens can be proud.
- Sir Marcus Worsley gave a tribute to the Queen Mother and members of the Malton and Norton branch of the Royal British Legion carried a standard.
- The highest honour a Royal Naval Association branch standard bearer can achieve is to be selected to carry the national standard of the RNA.
- The veterans in the group marched behind the standard of the Wiltshire Regiment that was carried by Harold Dunn.
- Led by a military band and with standards flying, they march onto the town square.
- The moment was marked with a bugler playing the last post, prayers and standards from the Royal British Legion.
- In the absence of the Border clubs, it was left to two Edinburgh clubs to carry the standard for Scottish club rugby.
- Ancient military standards hung still overhead as a short silence was observed before the continuation of the special service.
- Naval Privateers flew the Liberty Tree as their standard, while the Navy itself adopted the Gadsden flag, with its famous rattlesnake.
- A single-headed eagle, grasping a swastika, was carried on German flags and standards between 1933 and 1945.
- And is that anything more than an extension of the use of the flag as a battle standard and rallying point?
- She trains this fast-growing shrub as a standard, sending the blooms up rather than out.
- Bay is often trained into standards and pyramids and makes a good focal point in a herb garden.
- They can be used as specimen plants and pruned to grow into standards either for pots or in the garden or grown as multi-stemmed shrubs with annual, hard pruning.
- Pineapple Beauty, which has yellow-green leaves that turn gold, is one of the taller varieties and can be trained as a standard.
- An alternative is to overwinter these standards in a greenhouse.
- Of the soft fruits, gooseberries and redcurrants can be left as a bush or grown as a standard.
- On Talkback Gardening, local rose expert, Dean Stringer, explained the finer points of pruning a bush rose and a standard.
planta podada de manera tal que el tallo central crece erecto y desprovisto de ramas
4.2(upright support)poste masculine
- This paradise, five miles from the standard at Cornhill.
5Musicclásico masculinea jazz standard — un clásico del jazz
- Naylor likes to sing a jazz standard over a rock instrumental, or vice versa.
- The standards sound fresh and new, while Clare Teal's own songs already sound like standards.
- The core repertoire of show tunes and standards that most jazz groups rely on means little to most younger record buyers.
- Sunday sees jazz/ska outfit Knackers mixing jazz standards with ska rhythms.
- It has made itself a laughing stock by including something as musically incompetent as the recording of show song standards by Rod Stewart.
- They start off with some straight ahead bluegrass numbers, mixing original tunes with old standards.
- It's refreshing to see Martine McCutcheon tackling Broadway standards and songs from the shows.
- She also performs jazz tunes and pop standards that she recorded in the early '60s before she became the Queen of Soul.
- From 1.30 pm Joan Whitehead sings jazz standards and your jazz Sunday winds up in jam session style at the Black Swan, Peasholme Green.
- In the process, he presents a breezy but very informative picture of the songs and the people who made them, well, standards.
- Tasteful, swinging, he never ventured much beyond the mainstream and preferred to interpret jazz standards, ballads and pop tunes.
- Renditions of blues standards are played in a late '60s style of rock.
- Her four albums - including her recent Sony debut Don't Talk - all mix jazz standards with songs she has written herself.
- The dynamic Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra will play an entertaining mix of styles, from swing, funk and Latin music to hip-hop and jazz standards.
- The material is a blend of standards and jazz classics, which allow Wallace to demonstrate his strengths.
- A lot of songs go country-western; others take on the form of jazz standards and bossa nova pop.
- He is also working on an album of jazz standards, tunes by Gershwin, Cole Porter and the like.
- It's another story when the song is used as the title track for a Cyndi Lauper album of pop standards.
- She was now looking forward to starting working on a new album of jazz standards and original songs which would be brought out in November, this year.
- Although now considered classics, blues and jazz standards were the popular music of their day.
1(normal)(size) estándar(size) normalMotor Vehicles (model) estándarMotor Vehicles (model) de serie(procedure) habitual(reaction) típico(reaction) normalthe food is pretty standard — la comida es lo de siempre / no es nada del otro mundo
- this is standard on all models — esto viene de serie en todos los modelos
- it's standard (practice) to ask for security — se acostumbra / se suele pedir garantías
2(officially established)(measure/weight) estándar(weight/measure) oficial
con tallo central largo y sin ramas
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