Translation of vital in Spanish:


esencial, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈvaɪdl//ˈvʌɪt(ə)l/


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    • 1.1(essential)

      (equipment/supplies) esencial
      (equipment/supplies) fundamental
      to be vital to sb/sth ser de vital / fundamental importancia para algn/algo
      • it is vital that he be found hay que encontrarlo a toda costa
      • it is vital to send the drugs without delay es esencial / imperativo que las medicinas se despachen inmediatamente
      • is it absolutely vital for you to go today? ¿es absolutamente imprescindible que vayas hoy?
      • This relocation is absolutely vital to the survival of the airport in Southend.
      • Each player assumes a specific role that is vital to the overall team framework.
      • ‘The role of the priest is absolutely vital to the Church and the welfare of priests would be one of my primary concerns,’ he said.
      • Yet transport remains absolutely vital to the nature of civic life.
      • Electricity is vital to modern life, usually essential in the operation of equipment using other fuels.
      • Mr Willmott said: ‘They are absolutely vital to the fire service in this county.’
      • It represents an opportunity to take in all that is necessary and vital to help expand your capacity.
      • Later today, we're going to talk about homeland security, which is an issue that is absolutely vital to every single governor.
      • They say a new school is absolutely vital to the town and that if it is not delivered that well over 100 pupils may be turned away from primary schools in as little as three years time.
      • As the chilly winter approaches, international aid is necessary and vital to the people of these regions.
      • So what happens to the US economy is absolutely vital to our own, and to that extent, the US elections are very important to us.
      • As the building block of muscle, protein is absolutely vital to a great body.
      • The avoidance of more immediate price increases is therefore not merely necessary, but vital to the achievement of economic stability.
      • Taufik's role has reportedly been vital to the negotiations.
      • Maintaining a sense of such importance is vital to making the most of a bad situation.
      • He said the project is absolutely vital to the future development of the area.
      • Therefore the hygienic handling and production of feed is absolutely vital to ensure safe food.
      • These ‘bogs’ are vital to the eco system of the area and is home to many species of wildlife including otters and warbles.
      • He observed that plantations in the province are vital to supplying the necessary soft wood for construction and other industrial uses.
      • ‘York Central is absolutely vital to the future of York,’ he says.

    • 1.2(crucial, decisive)

      (issue/factor) decisivo
      (factor/issue) de vital importancia
      at the vital moment en el momento crucial / clave
      • a matter of vital importance un asunto de vital importancia

    • 1.3(necessary for life)

      (function/organ) vital
      • Although testicular cancer is among the easiest cancers to cure, that cure is much harder to achieve once it has spread to vital organs.
      • Appreciating the important work that your liver does every day will help you take care of this vital organ.
      • Fatalities are rare and usually a consequence of exsanguination at the scene or penetration of a vital organ.
      • This unstable heart rhythm produces an ineffective heartbeat, causing insufficient blood flow to vital organs.
      • Blood pressure and blood flow to vital organs drop suddenly.
      • Not only are relatives asked to accept this situation as death, but also they are asked to agree to the removal of the very vital organs that normally would maintain life.
      • Will it ever be possible to develop computer simulations that accurately model the complex inner workings of the human brain and other vital organs?
      • Thus they became, in effect, extensions of the host itself - as indispensable as a vital organ.
      • The increase in lymphocytes was accompanied by lymphocytic infiltration in vital organs.
      • This makes sure that oxygen gets to the vital organs, such as the brain and heart.
      • The most important thing you can do is to proceed directly to chest compression to move blood to vital organs, particularly the brain and heart.
      • This procedure uses artificial extracorporeal circulation to provide oxygenated blood to vital organs while the heart is stopped.
      • Among other major tasks, the liver detoxifies harmful substances, purifies your blood and manufactures vital nutrients.
      • With narrowed blood vessels, vital organs do not get enough blood.
      • When a narcotic suppresses respirations and puts people to sleep, the oxygen going to their vital organs is decreased and damage occurs.
      • Zinc helps organize cells into healthy tissues and organs so your baby has what it needs during the first weeks of pregnancy when vital organs are being developed.
      • Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disease that can cause bouts of pain, damage to vital organs and, sometimes, death in childhood.
      • Atherosclerosis can also diminish blood flow to other vital organs, including your intestines or kidneys.
      • As sugar by-products accumulate in vital organs such as the liver, heart and brain, cells become damaged and die.
      • Thus, local oxygen partial pressure at the alveolar level is much higher than in other vital organs such as heart, liver, and brain.

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    (energetic, vigorous)
    (person) vital
    (person) lleno de vitalidad
    (person) lleno de vida
    her paintings are bold and vital sus cuadros son audaces y llenos de vitalidad / de fuerza
    • This is said to balance the flow of vital energy (Qi, pronounced ‘chee’) in the body and regulate the function of the inner organs.
    • Work to rid yourself of toxins in your food, relationships, emotions, and environment, and vital energy will expand in your life.
    • In this two-day course you will learn to harness and channel this vital energy to help yourself, family, friends, community and world situations.
    • My vital energy has drained right out of me just when I wasn't looking, like a slow puncture in my tire, I have been let down.
    • Many doctors, influenced by theories of ageing as a depletion of vital energy, reinforced their view.
    • The seeds are also packed with various B vitamins which could provide amorous pensioners with a vital energy boost.
    • Sesame is great for iron, a crucial mineral for maintaining vital energy levels.
    • On today's evidence, he is very happy, and more than able, to play a full, vital part for Surrey this season.
    • The newspaper-business passages had a visceral, vital energy.
    • Matlala has a vital energy about him, a ready smile and a relaxed confidence, which boils down to him quietly bubbling with charm.
    • The medicine is used to replenish vital energy and to treat spontaneous perspiration, night sweat, and prolapse of uterus and anus.
    • Winter is the right season to store energy and vital essence.
    • They will allow you to put your whole heart into your healing efforts without draining you of your own vital energies.
    • The vital energy and expressive dances got me in touch with my inner Greek poet.
    • Before marriage, use vital energies in study, and after marriage in creating family success.
    • That's one thing Warriner has got in spades - vital energy.
    • He said there was an ancient ritual where a beautiful young girl would be asked to go down a mine that was running low in ore so she could ‘transmit her vital energy to Mother Earth’.
    • Her main energy channel at the head and the feet was blocked including the energy centres, which supply each cell with vital energy.
    • If you are unfamiliar with shiatsu, it is a deeply relaxing Japanese healing art concerned with the free flow of ki - vital energy - through the body.
    • In traditional Chinese medicine, areas of the foot correspond to organs and body parts, and disease is a matter of blocked vital energy.