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p. {abbr} (page) :: p., pl. pp.
pa {n} /pɑː/ (father) :: papá {m}
pa {n} (grandfather) :: abuelo {m}, abuelito {m}
pabulum {n} /ˈpabjʊləm/ (food or fodder) :: pábulo
paca {n} /ˈpækə/ (rodent of genus Cuniculus) :: boruga {f} [Colombian Amazonia], conejo pintado {m} [Panama]; guagua {f} [Colombia], guanta {m} [Ecuador], guartinaja {m} [Northwestern Colombia]; jochi pintado {m} [Bolivia], lapa {f} [Colombian Llanos, Venezuela]; majaz {m} [Peru], paca {f} [especially Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], tepezcuinte {m} [Central America], tepezcuintle {m} [Central America, Mexico], tinajo {m} [Northeastern Colombia]
pace {n} /peɪs/ (step: step) :: paso {m}
pace {n} (step: distance covered) :: paso {m}
pace {n} (way of stepping: gait of a horse) :: trote {m} (slow), galope {m} (speedy)
pace {n} (speed) :: paso {m}, ritmo {m}
pace {prep} /ˈpɑːtʃeɪ/ (With due respect to) :: con el debido respeto, con todo respeto
pacemaker {n} /ˈpeɪsˌmeɪkəɹ/ (anatomy: set of nerves) :: marcapasos {m}
pacemaker {n} (medical implement) :: marcapaso {m}, marcapasos {m}, estimulador cardíaco {m}
Pachamama {prop} (goddess) :: Pachamama
pachyderm {n} /ˈpækʰ.ɪˌdɜː(ɹ)m/ (someone with thick skin) :: paquidermo
pachyderm {n} (member of the group Pachydermata) :: paquidermo {m}
pachyptile {n} (seabird in Pachyptila) SEE: prion ::
pacific {adj} /pəˈsɪfɪk/ (calm, peaceful) :: pacífica
pacific {adj} (preferring peace in nature; avoiding violence) :: pacífica
pacification {n} (the process of pacifying) :: pacificación {f}
Pacific Northwest {prop} (region of North America) :: Noroeste Pacífico {m}
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water) :: océano Pacífico {m}, Pacífico {m}
pacifier {n} (one who pacifies) :: pacificador {m}
pacifier {n} (for a baby) :: chupete {m}, bobo {m} [Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico], chupa {f} [Venezuela], chupo {m} [Colombia], chupón {m} [Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela], consuelo {m} [Panama]
pacifism {n} (doctrine that disputes should be settled without violence) :: pacifismo {m}
pacifist {adj} /ˈpæsɪfɪst/ (one who loves, supports, or favours peace) :: pacifista {m} {f}
pacify {v} /ˈpæsɪfaɪ/ (bring peace, ending fighting) :: pacificar
pack {n} /pæk/ (bundle to be carried) :: paquete {m}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards) :: baraja {f}
pack {n} (group of dogs) :: jauría {f}, manada {f}
pack {v} (to make a pack) :: empaquetar
package {n} /ˈpækɪdʒ/ (something which is packed) :: paquete {m}
package {n} (act of packing) :: embalaje {m}
package {n} (something resembling a package) :: paquete {m}, bulto {m}
package {n} (package holiday) :: paquete {m}
package {n} (piece of software) :: paquete {m}
package {n} (male genitalia) :: [Chile, Mexico] paquete {m}
package {v} (to pack) :: empacar, empaquetar
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store ::
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden ::
packed {adj} /pækt/ (put into a package) :: empaquetado
packed {adj} (filled with a large number or large quantity) :: repleto
packed {adj} (filled to capacity) :: colmado, repleto
packer {n} /ˈpækɚ/ (person packing things) :: embalador {m}
packet {n} /ˈpæ.kɪt/ (small pack) :: paquete
packet {n} (small fragment of data) :: paquete
packet switching {n} (means of directing information in a network) :: conmutación de paquetes {f}
packing plant {n} (manufacturing warehouse for shipping) :: empacadora {f}
pact {n} /pækt/ (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant) :: pacto {m}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff ::
pad {n} /pæd/ (block of paper) :: bloc {m}
padawan {n} (any apprentice or student) SEE: apprentice ::
paddle {n} /ˈpʰæ.ɾɫ̩]/ (two-handed, single-bladed oar) :: remo {m}
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking) :: pala {f}
paddle {n} :: paleta {f}
paddle {v} (toddle) SEE: toddle ::
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo ::
paddlefish {n} (fish of the family Polyodontidae) :: pez espátula {m}
paddle wheel {n} (wheel fitted with paddles) :: rueda de paletas {f}
paddock {n} /ˈpædək/ (small enclosure or field) :: dehesa {f}, [Latin America] potrero {m}
paddy {n} /ˈpædi/ (rice unmilled) :: arroz con cáscara {m}, arroz en cáscara {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows) :: arrozal {m}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
padel {n} /pəˈdɛl/ (racquet sport) :: pádel {m}
pademelon {n} (species of Thylogale) :: pademelón {m}
padlock {n} /ˈpadˌlɒk/ (type of lock) :: candado {m}
padlock {v} (to lock using a padlock) :: candar
Padua {prop} (city) :: Padua {f}
paella {n} /pɑːˈeɪ.(j)ə/ (Savory, cooked dish) :: paella {f}
pagan {adj} /ˈpeɪɡən/ (relating to non-Abrahamic religions) :: pagano
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion) :: pagano {m}, pagana {f}
paganism {n} /ˈpeɪɡənɪzm̩/ (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity) :: paganismo {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy ::
page {n} /peɪd͡ʒ/ (one of the pieces of paper bound together within a book or document) :: página {f}
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book) :: página {f}
page {n} (serving boy) :: paje {m}
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page ::
pageant {n} /ˈpædʒənt/ (public display) :: muestra {f}, cabalgata {f}, comparsa {f}
pageant {n} (spectacular ceremony) :: espectáculo {m}, exhibición {f}, ceremonia {f}
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant ::
pageboy {n} (boy that is a page) :: page {m}, pagecito {m}
pager {n} /peɪdʒə(ɹ)/ (device) :: buscapersonas {m}, bíper {m}, busca {m}, mensáfono {m}
pagoda {n} /pəˈɡoʊ.də/ (a tiered tower with multiple eaves) :: pagoda {f}
PAH {n} (abbreviation: polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon) :: HAP {m}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket ::
pain {n} /peɪn/ (ache or bodily suffering) :: dolor {m}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental) :: pena {f}
pain {n} (suffering as punishment) :: pena {f}
pain {n} :: [3] molestia, [3] fastidio
pain {v} (to hurt; to put to bodily uneasiness or anguish) :: apenar, doler
pain {v} (to render uneasy in mind, to grieve) :: apenar
pain {v} (to inflict suffering upon as a penalty) :: castigar, condenar
painful {adj} /ˈpeɪn.fəl/ (causing pain) :: doloroso
painful {adj} (suffering with pain) :: dolorido, adolorido {m} [Americas]
painfully {adv} /ˈpeɪnfəli/ (in a painful manner) :: dolorosamente
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the ass {n} (something that causes discomfort) :: patada en las bolas, patada en los huevos, coñazo
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass ::
painkiller {n} /ˈpeɪnˌkɪlə(ɹ)/ (a drug that numbs the pain in the body) :: analgésico {m}
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble) :: sin dolor, indoloro
painstaking {adj} /ˈpeɪnˌsteɪkɪŋ/ (careful attentive; diligent) :: minucioso {m}, esmerado
paint {n} /peɪnt/ (substance) :: pintura {f}
paint {v} (apply paint to) :: pintar
paint {v} (apply in the manner of paint) :: pintar
paint {v} (practise the art of painting pictures) :: pintar
paintbrush {n} /ˈpeɪntˌbɹʌʃ/ (thin brush) :: pincel {m}
painted {adj} /ˈpeɪntɪd/ (painted) :: pintado {m}, pintada {f}
painter {n} /ˈpeɪntɚ/ (artist) :: pintor {m}, pintora {f}
painter {n} (laborer) :: pintor {m}, pintora {f}, barnizador {m}, barnizadora {f}
painter's tape {n} (masking tape intended to protect areas from paint) :: cita de pintor {f}
painting {n} /ˈpeɪn.tɪŋ/ (an illustration or artwork using paint) :: cuadro {m}, pintura
painting {n} (the action of applying paint) :: pintado {m}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint) :: pintura {f}
painting by numbers {n} (art, recreation) :: pintura por números {f}
paintress {n} (female painter) :: pintora {f}
paint stripper {n} (substance) :: quitapinturas {m}
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner) :: correrse una juerga, ir de parranda
paint thinner {n} (solvent) :: diluyente {m}
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set ::
pair {n} /pɛə(ɹ)/ (two similar or identical things) :: par {m}
pair {n} (two people in relationship) :: pareja
pair {n} (kinematics: two elements, which permit only certain kind of relative motion) :: par {m}
pair {v} (to group into sets of two) :: emparejar
pair of binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars ::
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles) :: compás {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
Paiwan {prop} (the language) :: paiwan {m}
pajamas {n} /pəˈd͡ʒɑ.məz/ (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in) :: pijama, pijamas {n}
Paki shop {n} (corner shop run by a Pakistani) :: paki {m}
Pakistan {prop} /ˈpækɪsˌtæn/ (country in South Asia) :: Pakistán {m}, Paquistán {m}
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent) :: paquistaní {m} {f}, pakistaní
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people) :: paquistaní {m} {f}, pakistaní {m} {f}
palace {n} /ˈpæləs/ (large, lavish residence) :: palacio {m}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords) :: Palacio de Westminster {m}
paladin {n} /ˈpælədɪn/ (heroic champion) :: paladín {m}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science) :: paleoclimatología {f}
palanquin {n} /ˌpæləŋˈkiːn/ (a covered type of litter) :: palanquín {m}
palatable {adj} /ˈpæl.ə.tə.bəl/ (pleasing to the taste) :: sabroso
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable) :: regular
palatal {adj} /ˈpælətl̩/ (pertaining to the palate) :: palatal
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate) :: palatal
palatal {n} ((phonetics) palatal consonant) :: palatal {f}
palate {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (roof of the mouth) :: paladar {m}
palate {n} (sense of taste) :: paladar {m}
Palau {prop} /pəˈlaʊ/ (Republic of Palau) :: Palaos
Palauan {n} (someone from Palau) :: palauano {m}
Palauan {adj} (from Palau) :: palauano {m}
pale {adj} /peɪl/ (light in color) :: pálido
pale {v} (to become pale) :: palidecer
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band) :: palo
palea {n} (zoology: pendulous process of the skin on the throat of a bird) SEE: dewlap ::
paleanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) SEE: paleoanthropology ::
pale in comparison {v} (appear unimportant) :: no compararse con
Palencia {prop} (province) :: Palencia
Palencia {prop} (city) :: Palencia
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color) :: palidez {f}
paleoanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) :: paleoantropología {f}
paleobotany {n} (branch of paleontology) :: paleobotánica {f}
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology ::
paleoecology {n} :: paleoecología {f}
paleography {n} /ˌpeɪliˈɑɡɹəfi/ (study of old forms of writing) :: paleografía {f}
paleography {n} (ancient scripts or forms of writing) :: paleografía {f}
paleolinguistics {n} /ˌpeɪ.li.əʊ.lɪŋˈɡwɪs.tɪks/ (study of the distant human past by linguistic means) :: paleolingüística {f}
Paleolithic {n} /ˈpæl.ɪi.oʊˌlɪθ.ɪk/ (Old Stone Age) :: paleolítico {m}
paleomagnetism {n} /peɪlɪə(ʊ)ˈmaɡnətɪzm/ (study of the Earth's magnetic field as it has changed over time) :: paleomagnetismo {m}
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology) :: paleontológico
paleontologist {n} (one who studies paleontology) :: paleontólogo {m}, paleontóloga {f}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life) :: paleontología {f}
paleozoology {n} (branch of zoology dealing with fossils) :: paleozoología {f}
Palestine {prop} /ˈpæləsˌtaɪn/ (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively) :: Palestina {f}
Palestine {prop} :: Palestina
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people) :: palestino, palestina
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent) :: palestino {m}, palestina {f}
Palestinian Arabic {prop} (Palestinian Arabic) :: árabe palestino
paletot {n} /ˈpalɪtəʊ/ (A loose outer jacket, overcoat) :: gabán {m}, paletó {m}, sobretodo {m}, abrigo {m}
palette {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (board) :: paleta {f}
palette {n} (range of colors) :: gama de colores {f}, paleta {f}
palfreyman {n} :: palafrenero {m}
Palikir {prop} (The capital of Micronesia) :: Palikir
palimpsest {n} /ˈpælɪmpsɛst/ (manuscript scraped clean for reuse) :: palimpsesto {m}
palindrome {n} /ˈpælɪndɹoʊm/ (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards) :: palíndromo [word or phrase], capicúa {f} [number]
palingenesic {adj} /ˌpælɪndʒɪˈniːsɪk/ (pertaining to palingenesis) :: palingenésico
palingenesis {n} /ˌpælɪnˈdʒɛnəsəs/ (theology) :: palingenesia {f}
palinspastic {adj} /pælɪnˈspæstɪk/ (showing previous locations of geological features) :: palinspástico
pall {n} /pɔl/ (heraldry) :: perla {f}
palladium {n} /pəˈleɪdiəm/ (a safeguard) :: paladión {f}
palladium {n} (chemical element) :: paladio {m}
pallet {n} /ˈpælɪt/ (a portable platform) :: paleta
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) :: patín hidráulico {m}, transpalet {m}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack ::
palliate {v} /ˈpæl.i.eɪt/ (to relieve the symptoms of) :: paliar, mitigar, remediar, atenuar
palliate {v} (to cover or disguise the seriousness of something by excuses and apologies) :: paliar, cohonestar, encubrir, disimular
palliative {adj} /ˈpælieɪtɪv/ (reducing progression and relieving symptoms) :: paliativo
palliative care {n} (specialized area of healthcare) :: cuidados paliativos {m-p}
pallid {adj} /ˈpælɪd/ (appearing weak, pale or wan) :: pálido
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor ::
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex ::
pallor {n} (paleness; want of color; pallidity) :: palidez {f}
palm {n} /pɑm/ (inner, concave part of hand) :: palma {f}, palma de la mano {f}
palm {v} :: agarrar con la palma, mover con la palma
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree ::
Palma {prop} (city) :: Palma {f}, Palma de Mallorca {f}
palmar {adj} (of or pertaining to the palm of the hand) :: palmar
palmier {n} (puff pastry) :: palmera {f}
palmiped {n} (web-footed bird) :: palmípedo
palmipedous {adj} (web-footed) :: palmípedo
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand) :: quiromancia {f}
palm oil {n} (edible plant oil) :: aceite de palma {m}
palm syrup {n} (syrup made from sap of a palm tree) :: miel de palma {f}
palm thief {n} (coconut crab) SEE: coconut crab ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree) :: palmera {f}, palma {f}
Palmyra {prop} /pælˈmaɪɹə/ (city) :: Palmira {f}
Palmyrene {n} (An inhabitant of ancient Palmyra, Syria) :: palmireño {m}
palomino {n} /pæləˈmiːnoʊ/ (horse) :: caballo palomino {m}
palpable {adj} /ˈpælpəbəl/ (capable of being touched) :: palpable
palpable {adj} (obvious) :: palpable
palpebral {adj} (pertaining to eyelids) :: palpebral
palpitation {n} (abnormal beating of the heart) :: palpitación {f}
palsy {n} /ˈpɔːlzi/ (complete or partial muscle paralysis of a body part) :: parálisis {f}
palustral {adj} /pəˈlʌstɹəl/ (Pertaining to or living in marshes; marshy) :: palustre
Pamir {prop} (mountain range) :: cordillera del Pamir {f}, Pamir {m}
pamper {v} /ˈpæmpə(ɹ)/ (to treat with excessive care, to indulge) :: mimar, consentir, [Chile] regalonear
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet ::
pampiniform {adj} (in the form of tendrils) :: pampiniforme
Pamplona {prop} /pæmˈploʊnə/ (city in Navarre of northern Spain) :: Pamplona
pan {n} /pæn/ (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan) :: sartén {f}
Pan {prop} (Greek god of nature) :: Pan {m}
panacea {n} /ˌpæn.əˈsiː.ə/ (remedy believed to cure all disease) :: panacea {f}
panacea {n} (something that will solve all problems) :: panacea {f}
panache {n} /pəˈnæʃ/ (ornamental helmet plume) :: penacho {m}
panache {n} (flamboyant style or action) :: gracia {f}, garbo {m}
Panama {prop} /ˈpæn.ə.mɑː/ (country) :: Panamá {m}
Panama {n} (Panama hat) SEE: Panama hat ::
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal) :: Canal de Panamá {m}
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama) :: Panamá
Panama hat {n} (a type of brimmed hat from South America) :: sombrero Panamá {m}, panamá {m}, jipijapa {f}, sombrero de paja toquilla {m}
Panama hat palm {n} (species of palm) :: toquilla {f}
Panamanian {n} /pænəˈmeɪni.ən/ (person from Panama) :: panameño {m}, panameña {f}; canalero {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama) :: panameño; canalero
Pan-American {adj} (covering or representing all of the Americas) :: panamericano
Pan-Americanism {n} (belief in the benefit of Pan-American organization) :: panamericanismo {m}
pan-Arabism {n} /panˈaɹəbɪz(ə)m/ (movement) :: panarabismo {m}
panarchism {n} (advocacy of panarchy) :: panarquismo {m}
Panathenaea {prop} (A festival in ancient Greece) :: Panateneas {f-p}
pancake {n} /ˈpæn.keɪk/ (thin batter cake) :: hot cake {m} [Mexico], pancake {m} [Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico], panqueca {f} [Venezuela], panqueque {m} [Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay], tortita {f} [Spain], crep {f}, crepe {f}, filoa {f}, hojuela {f}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Panchatantra {prop} (a collection of Sanskrit and Pali animal fables in verse and prose) :: Panchatantra
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism) :: Panchen Lama
panchromatic {adj} (sensitive to all visible colours) :: pancromático
pancreas {n} /ˈpæŋkɹɪəs/ (gland near the stomach) :: páncreas {m}
pancreatic {adj} (of or pertaining to the pancreas) :: pancreático
pancreatic cancer {n} (malignant neoplasm of the pancreas) :: cáncer de páncreas {m}
pancreaticoduodenal {adj} (relating to the pancreas and duodenum) :: pancreaticoduodenal
pancreatitis {n} (inflammation of the pancreas) :: pancreatitis {f}
panda {n} /ˈpændə/ (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) :: panda {m}
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda ::
Pandarus {prop} (archer in Greek mythology) :: Pándaro {m}
pandeiro {n} /pænˈdɛəɹəʊ/ :: pandeiro {m}
pandeism {n} (omnitheism) SEE: omnitheism ::
pandeism {n} /pænˈdeɪˈĭzˈəm/ (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism) :: pandeísmo {m}
pandeist {n} /pænˈdiɪst/ (one who believes in pandeism) :: pandeísta {f}
pandeistic {adj} /pændiːˈɪstɪk/ (pertaining to pandeism) :: pandeísta {f}
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease) :: pandemia
pandemonism {n} :: pandemonismo
pander {n} /ˈpændɚ/ (a person who furthers the illicit love-affairs of others) :: alcahuete {m} {f}
Pandora {prop} /ˌpænˈdɔɹə/ (Character in Greek mythology) :: Pandora {f}
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.) :: caja de Pandora {f}
panegyric {n} /ˌpænəˈd͡ʒɪɹɪk/ (praising speech or opus) :: panegírico
panel {n} /ˈpænəl/ (rectangular section of a surface) :: panel {m}
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc) :: panel {m}
panel {n} (single frame in a comic strip) :: viñeta {f}
panel {n} :: panel {m}, entrepaño {m}
panela {n} (unrefined sugar product) :: panela {f}, [Mexico] piloncillo {m}
panelist {n} (member of a panel) :: panelista {m} {f}
panentheism {n} /pænˈɛnθiɪzəm/ :: panenteísmo {m}
panettone {n} /ˌpænəˈtoʊni/ (Christmas brioche with candied fruit) :: panetone {m}, panettone {m}, [Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela] panetón {m}, [Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay] pan dulce {m}
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panforte {n} (dense flat cake) :: panforte {m}
panga {n} /ˈpæŋɡə/ (type of knife) :: panga {f}
panga {n} (fish) :: panga
Pangaea {prop} /pænˈdʒiːə/ (supercontinent prior to Triassic) :: Pangea {f}
Panglossian {adj} /pænˈɡlɑsi.ən/ (naively or unreasonably optimistic) :: panglossiano
pangolin {n} /ˈpæŋɡoʊˌlɪn/ (mammal) :: pangolín {m}
pangram {n} /ˈpæn.ɡɹæm/ (a sentence that contains every letter of the alphabet) :: pangrama, frase holoalfabética
Panhellenic {adj} :: panhelénico
panic {n} /ˈpænɪk/ (overpowering fright) :: pánico
panic {v} (to feel overwhelming fear) :: aterrarse
panic attack {n} (sudden period of intense anxiety) :: ataque de pánico {m}
panicky {adj} (in a state of panic) :: aterrado, aterrorizado
pankration {n} /pæn.ˈkɹeɪti.ɒn/ (ancient Greek martial art) :: pancracio {m}
pannier {n} /ˈpæn.i.ɚ/ (large basket or bag fastened to the back of a bicycle or pack animal) :: alforja {f}
panning {v} /ˈpænɪŋ/ (Present participle of pan) :: panorámica {f}
panoply {n} /ˈpæ.nəˌpliː/ (collection or display of weaponry) :: panoplia {f}
panoply {n} (complete set of armour) :: panoplia {f}
panorama {n} /ˌpæ.nəˈɹæ.mə/ (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area) :: panorama {m}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene) :: panorama {m}
panoramic {adj} (with a wide view) :: panorámico
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument) :: zampoña {f}, flauta de Pan
panpsychism {n} /panˈsʌɪkɪz(ə)m/ (the doctrine that all matter has a mental aspect) :: pampsiquismo {m}
pansexuality {n} /ˌpænsɛkʃuˈælɪti/ (sexual orientation) :: pansexualidad {f}
Pan-Slavism {n} (movement) :: paneslavismo {m}
pansy {n} (plant) :: pensamiento {m}
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants ::
pant {n} /pænt/ (a quick breathing) :: jadeo {m}
pant {n} (a violent palpitation of the heart) :: palpitación {f}
pant {v} (to breathe quickly or in a labored manner) :: jadear
pant {v} (long for (something); be eager for (something)) :: anhelar, ansiar, desear
pant {v} (of the heart, to beat with unnatural violence) :: palpitar
pantheism {n} /ˈpæn.θi.ɪz.əm/ (belief that the universe is divine) :: panteísmo {m}
pantheist {n} (person who believes in pantheism) :: panteísta {f}
pantheistic {adj} /pænˈθiɪstɪk/ (pertaining to pantheism) :: panteísta {m} {f}
pantheistical {adj} (pantheistic) SEE: pantheistic ::
pantheon {n} (all the gods of a particular religion) :: panteón {m}
Pantheon {prop} :: Panteón {m}
panther {n} /ˈpænθɚ/ (big cat with black fur) :: pantera negra {f}
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls) :: bragas {f}, blumen {m} [Dominican Republic, recessive usage - better : panty], blúmer {m} [Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua], bombacha {f} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], braga {f} [Spain - also : braguita], calzón {m} [Bolivia, Chile, Colombian Atlantic Coast, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru], chingo {m} [Costa Rica], cuadros {m-p} [Chile, recessive usage - better : calzón], cucos {m-p} [Colombian standard usage], pantaleta {f} [Colombian Atlantic Coast, Mexico, Venezuela], panty {f} [Dominican Republic, Panama, Puerto Rico]
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants) :: pernera {f}
pantograph {n} /ˈpantəɡɹɑːf/ (mechanical drawing aid) :: pantógrafo {m}
pantograph {n} (rail transport: Device that collects electric current from overhead lines) :: pantógrafo {m}
pantry {n} /ˈpæntɹi/ (storage room) :: despensa {f}
pants {n} /pænts/ (garment covering the body from the waist downwards) :: pantalón {m}, pantalones {m-p}, calzones {m}
pants {n} (undergarment covering the genitals) :: [for women] bragas {f-p} or braga {f}, [for men] calzoncillos {m-p} or calzoncillo {m}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
pantyhose {n} /ˈpæntɪhəuz/ (nylon tights worn about legs) :: pantimedias
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things are part of a single living universe) :: panvitalismo {m}
panvitalism {n} (belief that all things in the universe are alive) :: panvitalismo {m}
pap {n} /pæp/ (soft food) :: papilla {f}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad ::
papabile {adj} /pəˈpɑːbɪleɪ/ (among those likely to be elected pope) :: papable
papabile {n} (a papabile cardinal) :: papable
papacy {n} (the office) :: papado {m}
papacy {n} (the period) :: papado {m}
papakha {n} (type of hat) :: papaja
papal {adj} /ˈpeɪpəl/ (related to the pope or papacy) :: papal
Papal States {prop} (state) :: Estados Pontificios {m-p}
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo ::
paparazzo {n} /ˌpɑpəˈɹɑtsoʊ/ (freelance photographer of celebrities) :: paparazi {m}, paparazzi {m}
papaya {n} /pəˈpaɪə/ (tree) :: papayo {m}
papaya {n} (fruit) :: papaya {f}, fruta bomba {f} [Cuban standard usage - Eastern Cuba: papaya], lechosa {f} [Dominican Republic, Eastern Central Colombia and Llanos, Venezuela - Colombia standard usage: papaya], mamón {m} [Argentina, Paraguay]
paper {n} /ˈpeɪpɚ/ (sheet material) :: papel {m}
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book) :: artículo {m}
paper {n} (academic paper) :: papel académico {m}, artículo científico
paper {adj} (made of paper) :: de papel
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper) :: avión de papel {m}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane ::
paperback {n} (book) :: libro de bolsillo {m}
paper birch {n} (Betula papyrifera) :: abedul papirífero {m}
paperboard {n} (thick paper) :: cartulina {f}
paperboy {n} (male who delivers newspapers) :: repartidor de periódicos {m}
paper clip {n} (paper clip) :: clip {m}, sujetapapeles {m}
paper cup {n} (disposable cup) :: vaso de papel {m}
paper jam {n} (malfunction in a printer or photocopier) :: atasco de papel {m}
paperless {adj} (without documentation of identity) :: sin papeles
paper money {n} /ˌpeɪpəɹ ˈmʌni/ (a form of banknotes) :: papel moneda {m}
papers {n} /ˈpeɪpɚz/ (official documents or identification) :: papeles {m-p}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper) :: servilleta de papel {f}
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object) :: pisapapeles {m}
paperwork {n} /ˈpeɪ.pɚˌwɝk/ (work involving written documents) :: papeleo {m}
papess {n} (female pope) :: papisa {f}
Paphian {adj} /ˈpeɪfɪən/ (pertaining to love or sexual desire, especially when illicit) :: pafio {m}
Paphlagonia {prop} (historical region) :: Paflagonia {f}
Papiamento {prop} (creole language) SEE: Papiamentu ::
Papiamentu {prop} (language) :: papiamento {m}
papier-mâché {n} /ˌpeɪpɚ məˈʃeɪ/ (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object) :: papel maché {m}
papilla {n} (anatomical structure) :: papila {f}
papillar {adj} (papillary) SEE: papillary ::
papillary {adj} (having the properties of a papilla) :: papilar
pappardelle {n} /ˌpæpɑːˈdɛleɪ/ (broad form of fettuccine) :: pappardelle
paprika {n} /pəˈpɹiːkə/ (spice) :: pimentón {m}, páprika {f}
paprika {n} :: pimentón {m}, paprika {f}
Pap smear {n} (gynaecology: screening test) :: prueba de Papanicolau {f}, papanicolau
Pap test {n} (gynaecology: screening test) :: prueba de Papanicolaou {f}
Papua New Guinea {prop} /ˈpæ.pu.ə ˌnu ˈɡɪ.ni/ (country in Oceania) :: Papúa Nueva Guinea {f}
Papua New Guinean {n} (citizen of Papua New Guinea or of Papua New Guinean descent) :: papú {m} {f}
Papua New Guinean {adj} (pertaining to Papua New Guinea) :: papú {m} {f}
papule {n} (small, inflammatory spot on skin without pus) :: pápula {f}
papyrologist {n} (a student of papyrology) :: papirólogo {m}, papiróloga {f}
papyrology {n} (the study of ancient texts written on papyrus) :: papirología {f}
papyrus {n} /pəˈpaɪɹəs/ (plant in the sedge family) :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (material made from this plant) :: papiro {m}
papyrus {n} (scroll or document written on this material) :: papiro {m}
para- {prefix} (above, beyond) :: para-
parabenzoquinone {n} (isomer of quinone) :: parabenzoquinona {f}
parable {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.bəl/ (short story illustrating a lesson) :: parábola {f}
parabola {n} /pəˈɹæbələ/ (a conic section) :: parábola {f}
parabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to a parabola or paraboloid) :: parabólico
parabolic {adj} (of or pertaining to a parable) :: parabólico
Paracelsus {prop} /ˌpæɹəˈsɛlsəs/ (The adopted name of Philippus von Hohenheim) :: Paracelso {m}
parachute {n} /ˈpæɹəʃuːt/ (a device designed to control the fall of an object) :: paracaídas {m}
parachute {v} (to jump with a parachute) :: lanzarse en paracaídas
parachuting {n} (sport) :: paracaidismo {m}
parachutist {n} (parachute user) :: paracaidista {m} {f}
paraclete {n} /ˈpæɹəkliːt/ (advocate) :: paráclito {m}
paraclinical {adj} :: paraclinico
parade {n} /pəˈɹeɪd/ (organized procession) :: desfile {m}
parade {n} (any succession or series) :: desfile {m}
parade {n} (ground where a military display is held) :: parada {f}
parade {n} (posture of defense) :: [in fencing and boxing] guardia {f}
paradigm {n} /ˈpæɹ.ə.daɪm/ (way of viewing reality) :: paradigma
paradigm {n} (example serving as a model or pattern) :: paradigma
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element) :: paradigma
paradigm {n} :: paradigma {m}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries) :: cambio de paradigma {m}
paradise {n} /ˈpæɹədaɪs/ (heaven) :: paraíso {m}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place) :: paraíso {m}
paradise on earth {n} (ideal or idyllic place) :: paraíso terrenal {m}
paradise parrot {n} (colourful parrot) :: perico del paraíso {m}
paradisiac {adj} (of or like Paradise) :: paradisíaco
paradox {n} /ˈpæɹədɑks/ (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true ) :: paradoja {f}
paradox {n} (in logic: a self-contradictory statement ) :: paradoja {f}
paradoxical {adj} /ˌpæɹəˈdɒksɪkəl/ (having self-contradicting properties) :: paradójico, paradojal
paradoxically {adv} (in a paradoxical manner) :: paradójicamente
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene ::
paraffin {n} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.fɪn/ (alkane hydrocarbon) :: parafina {f}
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax ::
paraffin wax {n} (paraffin wax) :: parafina {f}
paragliding {n} /ˈpæɹəɡlaɪdɪŋ/ (the sport of gliding with a paraglider) :: parapente {m}
paragoge {n} /pæɹəˈɡəʊd͡ʒi/ :: paragoge {f}
paragogic {adj} :: paragógico
paragon {n} /ˈpæɹəɡən/ (model or pattern) :: modelo {m}, dechado
paragon {n} (comparison; competition) :: parangón {m}
paragon {n} (20-point type) :: gran paragon
paragraph {n} /ˈpɛɹəɡɹæf/ (passage in text) :: párrafo {m}
Paraguay {prop} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ɡweɪ/ (country in South America) :: Paraguay {m}
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay) :: paraguayano {m}, paraguayo {m}
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay) :: paraguayano, paraguayo
parakeet {n} /ˈpaɹəkiːt/ (various species of small parrots) :: perico {m}
paralanguage {n} (non-verbal elements of speech) :: paralenguaje {m}
paralinguistic {adj} /ˌpæɹəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪk/ (pertaining to paralanguage) :: paralingüístico
paralinguistics {n} /ˌpæɹəlɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ (paralinguistics) :: paralingüística {f}
paralipsis {n} /ˌpæ.ɹəˈlɪp.sɪs/ (figure of speech) :: paralipsis
parallactic {adj} (pertaining to parallax) :: paraláctico {m}
parallax {n} :: paralaje {m-f}
parallel {adj} /ˈpæɹəˌlɛl/ (equally distant from one another at all points) :: paralelo
parallelepiped {n} /ˌpæɹəˌlɛləˈpaɪpɪd/ (solid figure) :: paralelepípedo {m}
parallel import {n} (import without permission of the intellectual property owner) :: importación paralela {f}
parallelogram {n} /ˌpæ.ɹə.ˈlɛl.ə.ˌɡɹæm/ (convex quadrilateral in which each pair of opposite edges are parallel and of equal length) :: paralelogramo {m}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe) :: universo paralelo {m}
paralogous {adj} (having a similar structure) :: paralogo
Paralympic Games {prop} (international sports competition for people with physical disabilities, see also: Paralympics) :: Juegos Paralímpicos {m-p}
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze ::
paralysis {n} /pəˈɹæləsəs/ (loss of muscle control) :: parálisis
paralytic {n} /ˌpæɹəˈlɪtɪk/ (person suffering from paralysis) :: paralítico {m}, paralítica {f}
paralytic {adj} (affected by paralysis) :: paralítico
paralyze {v} (to afflict with paralysis) :: paralizar
paralyzing {adj} (that paralyzes) :: paralizador, paralizante
paramagnetic {adj} (exhibiting paramagnetism) :: paramagnético
paramagnetism {n} /ˌpæ.ɹə.ˈmæɡ.nə.tɪ.zəm/ (tendency of dipoles) :: paramagnetismo {m}
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname) :: Paramaribo {m}
paramecium {n} /ˌpæ.ɹəˈmiː.si.əm/ (organism) :: paramecio {m}
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital) :: paramédico {m}, paramédica {f}
parameter {n} /pəˈɹæm.ɪ.tə/ (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar) :: parámetro
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition) :: parámetro {m}
parametric {adj} (of, relating to, or defined using parameters) :: paramétrico
paramount {adj} /ˈpæ.ɹəˌmaʊnt/ (supreme) :: supremo, sumo
paramour {n} /ˈpæɹəmɔɹ/ (illicit lover) :: amante {m} {f}, amor prohibido {m}, aventura secreta {f}
paranoia {n} /ˌpæ.ɹəˈnɔɪ.ə/ (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution) :: paranoia {f}
paranoia {n} (Extreme, irrational distrust of others) :: paranoia {f}
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid ::
paranoid {adj} /ˈpɛɹ.ə.ˌnɔɪd/ (of, related to, or suffering from paranoia) :: paranoico {m}, paranoide {m}
paranoid {adj} (exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others) :: paranoico {m}
paranoid {n} (someone suffering from paranoia) :: paranoico
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions) :: esquizofrenia paranoide {f}
paranormal {adj} (can not be explained by scientific methods) :: paranormal
paraphernalia {n} /ˌpæɹəfəˈneɪli.ə/ (miscellaneous items) :: parafernalia {f}
paraphilia {n} (sexual deviation) :: parafilia {f}
paraphrase {n} (restatement of a text) :: paráfrasis
paraphrase {v} (to compose a paraphrase) :: parafrasear
paraplegia {n} (paralysed condition) :: paraplejia {f}
paraplegic {adj} /ˌpɛɹəˈplid͡ʒɪk/ (of, related to, or suffering from paraplegia) :: parapléjico
paraplegic {n} (person who suffers from paraplegia) :: parapléjico {m}
parapsychological {adj} (of or pertaining to parapsychology) :: parapsicológico {m}
parapsychology {n} /ˌpɛɹəˌsaɪˈkɑlədʒi/ (study of that which cannot yet be explained) :: parapsicología {f}
parasailing {n} (recreational activity) :: parapente {m}
parasite {n} /ˈpæɹəˌsaɪt/ (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back) :: parásito {m}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism) :: parásito {m}
parasitic {adj} /pɛɹ.əˈsɪt.ɪk/ (pertaining to a biological or symbolic parasite) :: parasítico, parasitario
parasitic {adj} (drawing upon another organism for sustenance) :: parasitario, parásito
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic ::
parasiticide {n} (substance used to kill parasites) :: parasiticida {m} {f}
parasitism {n} /ˈpæɹəs(a)ɪˌtɪzm̩/ (interaction between two organisms) :: parasitismo {m}
parasitoid {n} (organism that is parasitic during part of its life cycle) :: parasitoide {m}
parasitology {n} (study of parasites) :: parasitología {f}
parasol {n} /ˈpɛɹəˌsɑl/ (umbrella used as protection from the sun) :: parasol
parasympathetic {adj} (relating to part of the autonomic nervous system) :: parasimpático
parasympathetic nervous system {n} (parasympathetic nervous system) :: sistema nervioso parasimpático {m}
parasynonym {n} (near-synonym) SEE: near-synonym ::
parataxis {n} /paɹəˈtaksɪs/ (in grammar) :: parataxis {f}
paraterminal {adj} (over or above a terminus) :: paraterminal
paratransit {n} (auxiliary transit service for the disabled) :: paratránsito {m}, paratransporte {m}
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft) :: paracaidista {m} {f}
paraumbilical {adj} (beyond the umbilicus) :: paraumbilical
parboil {v} (partially boil) :: sancochar
parcel {n} /ˈpʰɑɹ.səɫ]/ (package wrapped for shipment) :: paquete {m}
parch {v} /pɑɹtʃ/ (to burn the surface of; to scorch) :: torrefacer
parched {adj} /pɑɹtʃt/ (dry) :: reseco
parched {adj} (thirsty) :: sediento
parchment {n} /ˈpɑːtʃmənt/ (material) :: pergamino {m}
parchment {n} (document) :: pergamino {m}
parchment paper {n} (paper used in baking) :: papel sulfurizado {m}, papel del horno {m}
pardon {n} /ˈpɑɹ.dn̩/ (forgiveness for an offence) :: perdón {m}
pardon {n} (releasing order) :: indulto {m}
pardon {v} (to forgive) :: perdonar
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon) :: indultar
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat) :: ¿cómo?, ¿perdón?, ¿ah? [Colombia, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, colloquial], ¿eh? [Cuba, Spain, colloquial], ¿mande? [Mexico, colloquial]
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology) :: discúlpeme
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic)) :: perdona mis garabatos
pare {v} /peə(ɹ)/ (To remove the outer covering or skin of something with a knife) :: pelar
pareidolia {n} /pæɹ.aɪˈdəʊ.li.ə/ (tendency to interpret vague stimuli as something familiar) :: pareidolia {f}
pareidolic {adj} /pɛɹ.aɪˈdoʊ.lik/ (pertaining to pareidolia) :: pareidólico
paremiology {n} (the study of proverbs) :: paremiología {f}
parenchyma {n} /pəˈɹɛŋkɨmə/ (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue) :: parénquima {m}
parent {n} /ˈpɛəɹənt/ (person from whom one is descended) :: padre
parent {n} :: padre {m}, madre {f}, origen {m}
parent {n} (parent company) SEE: parent company ::
parentage {n} (identity of one's parents) :: parentela {f}
parental {adj} (relating to parent) :: parental
parent company {n} (a company that owns or controls another company) :: casa central
parenthesis {n} /pəˈɹɛnθəsɪs/ (either of a pair of brackets ( )) :: paréntesis {m}
parenthesis {n} ((mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator) :: paréntesis {m}
parenthesis {n} :: paréntesis {m}
parenthesize {v} /pəˈɹɛnθ.ə.saɪz/ (place in parentheses) :: poner entre paréntesis
parenthetically {adv} /ˈpæɹənˌθɛtɪkli/ (incidentally) :: como ladillo, entre paréntesis
parents {n} /ˈpɛɹənts/ (one's parents) :: padres {m-p}
par excellence {adj} /ˌpɑɹ ˌɛksəˈlɑns/ (being a quintessential example of a general type) :: por antonomasia, por excelencia
parhelion {n} (bright spot in the sky due to refraction of the sun by ice crystals) SEE: sun dog ::
pariah {n} /pəˈɹaɪə/ (an outcast) :: paria {m} {f} apestado {m}
parietal lobe {n} /pəˈɹaɪətəl ˌloʊb/ (division of cerebrum) :: lóbulo parietal {m}
parieto- {prefix} (parietal bone) :: parieto-
parietooccipital {adj} (of or pertaining to the parietal and occipital lobes or bones) :: parietooccipital
Paris {prop} /ˈpæɹ.ɪs/ (capital of France) :: París {m}
Paris {prop} (Trojan prince) :: Paris {m}
parish {n} /ˈpæɹɪʃ/ (part of a diocese) :: parroquia {f}, congregación {f}
parish {n} (members of the parish) :: feligreses {m-p}
parish church {n} (church that serves as the religious centre of a parish) :: iglesia parroquial {f}
parishioner {n} (member of a parish) :: feligrés {m}, parroquiano {m}
Parisian {n} /pəˈɹiʒən/ (someone from Paris) :: parisiense {m} {f}, parisino {m}, parisina {f}
Parisian {adj} (of Paris) :: parisino, parisiense
parity {n} /ˈpæɹɪti/ (equality, comparability) :: paridad {f}
parity {n} (math: set whose elements all belong to one of exactly two disjoint subsets) :: paridad {f}
parity {n} (math: classification into one set or the other) :: paridad {f}
park {n} /pɑɹk]/ (ground for preservation of game, etc.) :: parque {m}
park {n} (ground for recreation) :: parque {m}
park {n} (an enclosed parcel of land stocked with animals for hunting) :: coto {m}
park {v} (bring to a halt) :: estacionar, aparcar
parka {n} /ˈpɑɹkə/ (long jacket) :: parka {f}
parking {n} /ˈpɑːkɪŋ/ (space) :: estacionamiento {m}, aparcamiento {m}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use) :: aparcamiento {m}, estacionamiento {m}, parking, parqueadero {m}, parqueo {m}
parking meter {n} (device for collecting parking fees) :: parquímetro {m}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease) :: enfermedad de Parkinson {f}
parkour {n} /pɑɹˈkʊɹ/ (athletic discipline) :: parkour
Parla {prop} (city) :: Parla
parlance {n} /ˈpɑɹ.ləns/ (A certain way of speaking (or using words)) :: jerga {f}, sociolecto {m}
parley {v} /ˈpɑɹli/ (discuss) :: parlamentar
parliament {n} /ˈpɑːləmənt/ (institution with elected or appointed members) :: parlamento {m}
Parliament {prop} (parliament) SEE: parliament ::
parliamentarian {n} (member of parliament) :: parlamentario {m}, parlamentaria {f}
parliamentary {adj} /ˌpɑːɹləˈmentəɹi/ (of, relating to, or enacted by a parliament) :: parlamentario
parlor {n} /ˈpɑɹləɹ/ (room for talking, room for entertaining guests, living room) :: sala {f}, sala de estar {f}
Parmenides {prop} (philosopher) :: Parménides
parmesan {n} /ˈpɑː.məˌzɑːn/ (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma) :: parmesano {m}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan ::
parochial {adj} /pəˈɹoʊki.əl/ (pertaining to a parish) :: parroquial
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns) :: provinciano {m}
parochialism {n} (state of being parochial) :: provincianismo
parochial vicar {n} (priest) :: vicario parroquial {m}
parodic {adj} (of, related to, or having characteristics of parody) :: paródico
parody {n} /ˈpɛɹədi/ (expression making fun of something else) :: parodia {f}
parody {v} (to make a parody of something) :: parodiar
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
parole {n} /pə.ˈɹoʊɫ]/ (law: a release of (a prisoner)) :: libertad condicional {f}
parole {v} :: ser puesto en libertad condicional
paronomasia {n} /pæɹənɵˈmeɪzɪə/ (a pun or play on words) :: paronomasia
paronychia {n} (infection under the cuticle) SEE: whitlow ::
paronym {n} (word derived from the same root/stem) :: parónimo {m}
paronym {n} (word that sounds like another word) :: parónimo {m}
parotitis {n} (inflammation of parotid gland) :: parotiditis {f}
parousia {n} (Second Coming of Christ) :: parusía {f}
paroxysm {n} /ˈpæɹ.əkˌsɪz.əm/ (random or sudden outburst) :: paroxismo {m}
paroxysmal {adj} (of, pertaining to, causing or accompanied by paroxysms) :: paroxístico {m}
paroxytone {adj} /pəˈɹɒk.sɪˌtəʊn/ (paroxytone) :: grave
paroxytone {n} (paroxytone) :: palabra llana {f}
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall ::
parrot {n} /ˈpæɹət/ (kind of bird) :: papagayo {m}, loro {m}, cotorra {f}
parrot {n} (person who repeats what was said) :: papagayo, loro {m}, cotorra {f}
parrot {v} (to repeat exactly without showing understanding) :: hablar como un papagayo
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
parse {v} /pɑːz/ ((linguistics) to resolve into elements) :: analizar, descomponer
parse {v} ((computing) to split data into pieces) :: procesar
parse {n} (act of parsing) :: procesamiento {m}, análisis {m}
parse {n} (result of parsing) :: resultado {m}, análisis {m}
parse {v} (to examine closely) SEE: scrutinize ::
parsec {n} /ˈpɑɹsɛk/ (parallax second) :: parsec, pársec
parseltongue {prop} (language of snakes in Harry Potter) :: pársel {m}
parser {n} /ˈpɑː(ɹ).zə/ (computer program) :: escrutador {m}
parsimonious {adj} /pɑɹ.sɪˈmo͡ʊn.i.əs/ (Exhibiting parsimony) :: parsimonioso
parsimonious {adj} (Using a minimal number of assumptions, steps, or conjectures) :: parsimonioso
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily) :: parsimonia
parsley {n} /ˈpɑː(ɹ)sli/ (herb) :: perejil {m}
parsnip {n} /ˈpɑː(ɹ).snɪp/ (the plant Pastinaca sativa) :: chirivía {f}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa) :: chirivía {f}
parson's nose {n} (tail of a cooked fowl) :: rabadilla del pollo {f}, chunchucuyo {m} [colloquial, El Salvador]
part {n} /pɑːt/ (fraction of a whole ) :: parte {f}, porción {f}, pedazo {m}, trozo {m}
part {n} (group inside a larger group ) :: categoría {f}, parte {f}
part {n} (position or role ) :: papel {m}
part {n} (hair dividing line ) :: raya {f}, carrera {f} [Colombia, Costa Rica, Venezuela], partido {m} [Northwestern Venezuela], partidura {f} [Chile, Panama, Puerto Rico], retiro {m} [Eastern Venezuela]
part {v} (to leave someone's company) :: separarse, partir
part {v} (to divide in two) :: partir, repartir
part {v} (to become divided in two or separated) :: partirse, apartarse
part {v} :: hacer una raya
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
part {adv} (partially) SEE: partially ::
partake {v} /pɑɹˈteɪk/ (to take part in an activity) :: participar
part and parcel {n} (essential piece) :: parte integral {f}
parthenocarpic {adj} (relating to parthenocarpy) :: partenocárpico
Parthenon {prop} /ˈpɑːɹθənɑːn/ (ancient temple to Athena) :: Partenón {m}
Parthia {prop} /ˈpɑɹθi.ə/ ((historical) region) :: Partia
Parthian {adj} /ˈpɑːθɪən/ (relating to Parthia) :: parto {m}, parta {f}
Parthian {n} (person) :: parto {m}, parta {f}
Parthian {n} (language) :: parto {m}
partial {adj} /ˈpɑɹʃəl/ (existing in part) :: parcial
partial {adj} (biased) :: parcial
partial derivative {n} (derivative with respect to one variable) :: derivada parcial {f}
partial differential equation {n} (equation) :: ecuación en derivadas parciales {f}
partiality {n} (preference) :: parcialidad {f}
partially {adv} (to a partial degree) :: en parte, parcialmente
participant {n} /pɑːɹˈtɪsəpənt/ (one who participates) :: participante {f}, partícipe
participate {v} /pɑːˈtɪsɪpeɪt/ (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself) :: participar
participation {n} (act of participating) :: participación {f}, colaboración {f}, constribución {f}
participator {n} (one who participates) :: participante {m} {f}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system) :: democracia participativa {f}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle ::
participle {n} /ˈpɑɹtɪˌsɪpəl/ (verb form) :: participio {m}
particle {n} /ˈpɑɹtɪkəl/ (body with very small size) :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle) :: partícula {f}
particle {n} (word that does not obviously belong to any particular part of speech) :: partícula {f}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds) :: acelerador de partículas {m}
particle physics {n} (particle physics) :: física de partículas {f}
particular {adj} /pəˈtɪkjəlɚ/ (specific; discrete; concrete) :: particular
particular {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
particular {adj} (known only to an individual person or group) SEE: confidential ::
partisan {n} /ˈpɑɹ.ɾɪ.zən/ (adherent to a party) :: partidario {m}
partisan {n} (type of spear) :: partisana {f}
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla ::
partisanship {n} (bias) SEE: bias ::
partisanship {n} (partiality) SEE: partiality ::
partition {n} /pɑɹˈtɪʃən/ (part of something that had been divided) :: parte {f}
partition {n} (division of a territory) :: partición {f}
partition {n} (section of a hard disk separately formatted) :: partición {f}
partition {n} (collection of non-empty, disjoint subsets of a set) :: partición {f}
partition {v} (divide something into parts) :: partir
partitive {adj} (grammar: indicating a part) :: partitivo
partitive {n} (partitive case) :: caso partitivo {m}
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score ::
partly {adv} /pɑɹtli/ (in part) :: en parte, en cierto modo
partner {n} /ˈpɑɹtnɚ/ (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest) :: compañero {m}
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership) :: socio
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner) :: pareja {f}
partocracy {n} (government by political parties) :: partitocracia {f}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs) :: parte de la oración {f}, parte de oración {f}, categoría gramatical {f}, parte del habla {f}
partridge {n} /ˈpɑɹtɹɪd͡ʒ/ (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris) :: perdiz {f}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time) :: tiempo parcial {m}, jornada parcial {f}
parturition {n} (act of giving birth) :: parto {m}, nacimiento {m}
party {n} /ˈpɑɹ.ti/ (law: particular side in a contract or legal action) :: parte contratante {f}
party {n} (group of people forming one side in a given dispute, contest etc.) :: partido {m}
party {n} (social gathering) :: fiesta {f}, reventón {m}, pachanga {f}, carrete {m}, guateque, sarao
party {v} (to celebrate at a party) :: divertirse, fiestar
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties) :: fiestero {m}, fiestera {f}, marchoso {m}, marchosa {f}
party of the first part {n} :: primera parte {f}
party of the second part {n} (party against whom a complaint was initially raised in a court) :: segunda parte {f}
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
party wall {n} (commonly shared wall) :: pared medianera {f}, citara {f}, acitara {f}
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value ::
parvenu {n} /ˈpɑɹ.və.nju/ (a person who has risen, climbed up, or has been promoted to a higher social class) :: advenedizo {m}
parvenu {adj} (being a parvenu; also, like or having the characteristics of a parvenu) :: advenedizo
Pasargadae {prop} (ancient city of Persia) :: Pasargada
pascal {n} /pæˈskæl/ (SI unit of pressure and stress) :: pascal {m}
Pascal {prop} /pæsˈkæl/ (male given name) :: Pascual
Pascal's wager {prop} (Pascal's wager) :: la apuesta de Pascal
paschal candle {n} (a large white candle used at Easter) :: cirio pascual {m}
Paschal Lamb {n} /ˈpæs.kəl ˈlæm/ (the lamb eaten at Passover) :: cordero de Pascua Florida
Paschal Lamb {n} (Jesus Christ symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Cordero de Dios
pasha {n} /ˈpɑʃə/ (title) :: pachá {m}, bajá {m}
Pashto {n} (official language of Afghanistan) :: pastún {m}, pasto {m}
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto ::
paska {n} (paskha) SEE: paskha ::
paskha {n} (Easter dessert) :: paska {f}
paso doble {n} (Spanish ballroom dance) :: pasodoble {m}, paso-doble {m}
pass {v} /pɑːs/ (move or be moved from one place to another) :: pasar
pass {v} (to go past) :: pasar
pass {v} (change from one state to another) :: pasar
pass {v} (move beyond the range of the senses or of knowledge) :: pasar
pass {v} (die) :: fallecer
pass {v} (happen) :: pasar, ocurrir, suceder
pass {v} (go from one person to another) :: pasar
pass {v} (advance through all the steps or stages necessary to validity or effectiveness) :: pasar
pass {v} (go through any inspection or test successfully) :: pasar, (exam) aprobar
pass {v} (to be tolerated) :: pasar
pass {v} (to continue) :: pasar
pass {v} (go through the intestines) :: pasar
pass {v} (go by, over, etc) :: pasar
pass {v} (sports: to move the ball or puck to a teammate) :: pasar
pass {n} (opening, road, or track, available for passing) :: paso {m}, pasaje {m}
pass {n} (password) SEE: password ::
passacaglia {n} /ˌpɑsəˈkɑljə/ (historical Spanish dance) :: pasacalle {m}, pasacalles {m}
passage {n} /ˈpæsɪd͡ʒ/ (section of text or music) :: pasaje {m}
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something) :: pasillo {m}
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic)) :: fallecer
pass by {v} (go by) SEE: go by ::
pass down {v} (to hand over) :: heredar, pasar
passenger {n} /ˈpæsənd͡ʒɚ/ (one who rides or travels in a vehicle) :: pasajero {m}
passenger car {n} (A road vehicle that carries passengers) :: turismo {m}
passenger kilometer {n} (unit) :: kilómetros-pasajero {m}
passenger mile {n} (unit) :: millas-pasajero {f}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius) :: paloma migratoria {f}
passenger train {n} (type of train) :: tren de pasajeros {m}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by) :: transeúnte {m} {f}, viandante {m} {f}
passerine {n} /ˈpæsəɹən/ (any bird of the order Passeriformes) :: paseriforme {m}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind ::
passing {adj} /ˈpɑːsɪŋ/ (that passes away; ephemeral) :: pasajero
passing {adj} (pre-eminent, excellent) :: excelente
passing {adj} (vague, cursory) :: superficial, somero
passing {adv} ((now literary or archaic) Surpassingly, greatly) :: extremadamente
passing {n} (death, dying; the end) :: muerte {f}
passing {n} (fact of going past; movement from one place or state to another) :: paso {m}
passing {n} (law: act of approving a bill etc.) :: aprobación {f}
passing {n} (sports: act of passing) :: pase {m}
passion {n} /ˈpʰæʃən]/ (any great emotion) :: pasión {f}
passionate {adj} /ˈpæʃənɪt/ (fired with intense feeling) :: apasionado
passionately {adv} (in a passionate manner) :: apasionadamente
passionflower {n} (plant of the genus Passiflora) :: pasionaria {f}
passionflower {n} (flower) :: pasionaria {f}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit) :: granadilla {f}, maracuyá {m}, calala {f} [Nicaragua], chinola {f} [Dominican Republic], parcha {f} [Puerto Rico], parchita {f} [Venezuela]
Passionist {n} (member of a Roman Catholic institute with emphasis on the Passion) :: pasionista {m} {f}
passion pit {n} (drive-in theatre) SEE: drive-in ::
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice ::
passive {adj} /ˈpæs.ɪv/ (not active, but acted upon) :: pasivo
passive {adj} (psychology: being inactive and receptive in a relationship) :: pasivo
passive {adj} :: pasivo
passively {adv} /ˈpæs.ɪv.li/ (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action) :: pasivamente
passiveness {n} (passivity) SEE: passivity ::
passive voice {n} (grammatical term) :: voz pasiva {f}
passivity {n} /pæˈsɪvɪti/ (the state of being passive) :: pasividad {f}
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die ::
pass on {v} (to convey or communicate) :: pasar
pass out {v} (to faint) :: desmayarse
pass out {v} (to distribute) :: distribuir
pass out {v} (to graduate) :: graduarse
Passover {prop} (Jewish festival) :: pascua {f}
passport {n} /ˈpæspɔɹt/ (official document) :: pasaporte {m}
pass through {v} (to surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access) SEE: infiltrate ::
pass through {v} (to transit) :: atravesar
password {n} /ˈpæswɜːɹd/ (word used to gain admittance) :: contraseña, santo y seña
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user) :: contraseña {f}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago ::
past {n} /pæst/ (period of time that has already happened) :: pasado {m}
past {n} ((grammar) past tense) :: pretérito {m}
past {adj} (having already happened; in the past) :: pasado
pasta {n} /ˈpɑstə/ (dough) :: pastas {f-p}
Pastafarianism {n} (a parody religion) :: pastafarismo {m}
past anterior {n} (a compound tense used in literary French, Spanish, and Italian) :: pretérito anterior {m}
paste {n} /peɪst/ (a soft mixture) :: pasta {f}
paste {n} (soft mixture used in making pastry) :: masa {f}
paste {n} (soft mixture of pounded foods) :: paté {m}, budín {m}
paste {n} (an adhesive paste) :: engrudo {m}, cola {f}
paste {n} (lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone thereof) :: pasta {f}
pastern {n} /ˈpæstəɹn/ (area on a horse's leg) :: cuartilla {f}
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food) :: pasterización {f}, pasteurización {f}
pasteurise {v} /ˈpæstʃəɹaɪz/ (to heat food in order to kill harmful organisms) :: pasterizar, pasteurizar
past historic tense {n} (tense) :: pretérito
pastiche {n} /pæsˈtiʃ/ (work that imitates the work of a previous artist) :: pastiche {m}
pastie {n} (pie) :: paste {m}
pastiera {n} (Neapolitan Easter tart) :: pastiera {f}
pastime {n} /ˈpæs.taɪm/ (that which amuses) :: pasatiempo {m}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
pastor {n} /ˈpæstɚ/ (a minister or priest) :: pastor {m}, pastora {f}
pastoral {adj} /ˌpæsˈtɔːɹəl/ (of or pertaining to shepherds) :: pastoral
past participle {n} (past participle) :: participio pasado {m}
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
pastrami {n} /pəˈstɹɑːmi/ (seasoned smoked cut of beef) :: pastrami {m}, pastrón {m}
pastry {n} /ˈpeɪstɹi/ (food group) :: pastel {m}, pastelería {f}
pastry bag {n} (bag used to pipe cakes with icing) :: manga pastelera {f}, manga confitera {f}
past tense {n} (form of language) :: tiempo pasado {m}, pretérito
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze ::
pasture {n} /ˈpɑːstjə/ (land on which cattle can be kept for feeding) :: pasto {m}, pradera
pasture {v} (to herd animals into a pasture) :: pastar
pasty {adj} /ˈpeɪsti/ (like paste, sticky) :: pastoso {m}, pegajoso {m}
pasty {adj} (pale, lacking colour) :: pálido {m}, opaco {m}
pasty {n} /ˈpæsti/ (A type of seasoned meat and vegetable pie) :: empanada {f}
pataca {n} (monetary unit of Macau) :: pataca {f}
patagium {n} /pætəˈdʒaɪəm/ :: patagio {m}
Patagonia {prop} (geographical region) :: Patagonia {f}
Patagonian {adj} (of or pertaining to Patagonia) :: patagónico
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool ::
patch {n} /pætʃ/ (piece of cloth used to repair a garment) :: parche {m}
patch {n} (medicine: adhesive piece of material impregnated with a drug) :: parche {m}
patch {n} (computing: file describing changes made to source code) :: parchear {m}
patch {v} (mend by sewing on cloth) :: remendar
patch {v} (computing: update source code with a patch) :: parchear
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch ::
patchouli {n} /pəˈtʃuli/ (any of several East Indian plants) :: pachulí
patchouli {n} (the oil or perfume made from these plants) :: pachulí
patchwork {n} (a work composed of many different colors and shapes) :: almazuela
pate {n} /peɪt/ (top of the head) :: corona {f}
pate {n} (wit, cleverness) :: vivaracho
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
paten {n} (plate for the host during Eucharist) :: patena {f}
patent {n} /ˈpeɪtənt/ (declaration issued by a government to an inventor) :: patente {m}
patent {v} (successfully register an invention with a government agency; to secure a letter patent) :: patentar
patent {adj} (explicit and obvious) :: patente
patent {n} (patent leather) SEE: patent leather ::
patented {adj} (for which a patent has been granted) :: patentado
patent leather {n} (glossy leather) :: charol {m}, patente {m} [Venezuela]
patent medicine {n} :: específico {m}, especialidad farmacéutica {f}
paterfamilias {n} (a man who is the head of a household) :: paterfamilias {m}
paternal {adj} /pəˈtɜː(ɹ)nəl/ (of or pertaining to one's father) :: paterno
paternal {adj} (fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father) :: paternal
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father) :: tía {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father) :: abuelo paterno {m}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother) :: abuela paterna {f}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father) :: tío {m}, tío paterno {m}
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood ::
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary ::
paternoster {n} /ˈpɑːtəˌnɒstə(ɹ)/ (Lord's prayer) :: paternóster {m}
path {n} /pʰæθ~pʰɛəθ~pʰeəθ]/ (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians) :: senda {f}, sendero {m}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure) :: ruta {f}
path {n} :: camino {m}, sendero {m}
pathetic {adj} /pəˈθɛtɪk/ (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion) :: patético
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt) :: patético
pathogen {n} /ˈpæθədʒn̩/ (an organism or substance that causes disease) :: patógeno {m}
pathogenesis {n} (pathogenesis) :: patogénesis {f}, patogenia
pathogenic {adj} (able to cause disease) :: patógeno {m}
pathognomonic {adj} (Beyond any doubt diagnostic for a particular disease) :: patognomónico
pathologic {adj} (pathological) :: patológico
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology) :: patológico
pathological {adj} (relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder) :: patológico
pathologically {adv} (in a pathological manner) :: patológicamente
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology) :: patólogo
pathology {n} (branch of medicine) :: patología {f}
pathology {n} (abnormality) :: patología {f}
pathway {n} (biochemistry: sequence of biochemical compounds) :: via, ruta
patience {n} /ˈpeɪʃəns/ (quality of being patient) :: paciencia {f}
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person) :: solitario
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient) :: la paciencia es una virtud, la paciencia es la madre de la ciencia
patient {adj} /ˈpeɪʃənt/ (not losing one's temper while waiting) :: paciente {m} {f}
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor) :: paciente
patiently {adv} (in a patient manner) :: pacientemente
patina {n} /pəˈtiː.nə/ (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects) :: pátina {f}
patine {v} (coat an object with a patina) :: patinar
patio {n} /ˈpætioʊ/ (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation) :: patio {m}
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses) :: patio {m}
patisserie {n} (pastry shop) :: pastelería {f}
patolli {n} (board game) :: patole {m}
Patras {prop} /pəˈtɹæs/ (city of Greece) :: Patras
patriarch {n} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ)ɹiɑɹk/ (male leader) :: patriarca {m}
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy) :: patriarcal
patriarchy {n} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ)ɹiɑɹki/ (social system) :: patriarcado {m}
patriarchy {n} (power structure) :: patriarcado {m}
patriarchy {n} (dominance of men in social or cultural systems) :: patriarcado {m}
Patricia {prop} /pəˈtɹɪʃə/ (female given name) :: Patricia
patriciate {n} (aristocracy or nobility) :: patriciado {m}
patricide {n} /ˈpætɹɪsaɪd/ (murder of one's father) :: parricidio {m}
Patrick {prop} /ˈpætɹɪk/ (given name) :: Patricio
patrimony {n} (inheritance from one's ancestor) :: patrimonio {m}
patriot {n} /ˈpeɪ.t(ʃ)ɹi.ət/ (person who loves, supports and defends their country) :: patriota {m} {f}
patriotic {adj} /ˈpeɪ.t(ʃ)ɹi.ɑ.tɪk/ (inspired by patriotism) :: patriótico
patriotism {n} /ˈpeɪtɹi.əˌtɪzəm/ (love of one's own country) :: patriotismo {m}
patristic {adj} (pertaining to early Christian church leaders) :: patrístico {m}
Patroclus {prop} (character in the Iliad) :: Patroclo {m}
patrol {n} /pəˈtɹoʊl/ (going of the rounds) :: patrulla {f}
patrol {n} (guard or men who go the rounds for observation) :: ronda {f}
patrol {v} (go the rounds along a chain of sentinels) :: patrullar
patrol {v} (go the rounds of, as a sentry, guard or policeman) :: patrullar, hacer la ronda
patrol boat {n} (small naval vessel designed for coast defence) :: patrullera {f}
patrol car {n} (police car) :: patrulla
patrolman {n} (police officer, especially a junior officer assigned patrol duty) :: patrullero {m}
patron {n} /ˈpeɪ.tɹən/ (supporter) :: patrón {m}
patron {n} (customer) :: cliente {m} {f}, parroquiano {m}, casero {m}
patron {n} (wealthy individual who supports an artist etc.) :: mecenas {m} {f}, patrocinador {m}, auspiciador {m}
patronage {n} /ˈpeɪtɹənɪd͡ʒ/ (customers collectively; clientele; business) :: clientela {f}
patronage {n} :: patrocinio {m}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patronize {v} /ˈpeɪt(ʃ)ɹənaɪz/ (to defend, protect, support) :: patrocinare, patronizar
patronize {v} (to assume a tone of unjustified superiority) :: hablar con tono paternalista, menospreciar, sermonear
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patron saint {n} /ˈpeɪtɹən ˈseɪnt/ (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer) :: patrono {m}, santo patrón {m}, santo patrono {m}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name) :: patronímico
patsy {n} (a person who is taken advantage of) :: cabeza de turco
patter {n} /ˈpætə/ (sound of feet) :: pisada {f}
patter {v} (to make irregularly repeated sounds) :: golpetear
patter {n} (glib and rapid speech) :: rollo {m}, parloteo {m}
patter {v} (to speak glibly and rapidly) :: parlotear
pattern {n} /ˈpætəɹn/ (that from which a copy is made) :: molde, patrón {m}, modelo
pattern {n} (motif or decoration) :: diseño {m}, estampado {m}, ornamento {m}, adorno {m}
pattern {n} (intelligible arrangement which has a mathematical, geometric, statistical etc. relationship) :: dibujo {m}, forma {f}
pattern {n} :: patrón {m}
pattern {v} (apply a pattern) :: estructurar, estampar, perfilar
patty {n} /ˈpæti/ (a portion of ground meat or vegetarian equivalent) :: empanadilla {f}, tortita {f}, hamburguesa {f}
pattycake {n} (children's game in which two people alternately clap their own and each other's hands) :: arepitas
Patzcuaro {prop} :: Pátzcuaro
paucity {n} /ˈpɑsɪti/ (fewness in number; a small number) :: penuria {f}, escasez {f}
Paul {prop} /pɔl/ (the Apostle) :: Pablo
Paul {prop} (male given name) :: Pablo
Paula {prop} /ˈpɔːlə/ (female given name) :: Paula
Paulette {prop} (female given name) :: Paulette
paunch {n} /pɔːntʃ/ (first stomach of ruminant; rumen) :: panza {f}
paunch {n} (large, protruding belly) :: panza {f}, barriga {f}, guata {f}
pauper {n} /ˈpɔpɚ/ (one who is extremely poor) :: indigente {m} {f}
pause {v} /pɔz/ (to take a temporary rest or break) :: receso, descanso
pause {v} (to interrupt something) :: pausar, interrumpir, suspender, parar
pause {n} (temporary stop or rest) :: pausa {f}
pave {v} /peɪv/ ((British) to cover with paving stones) :: pavimentar
pave {v} ((North American) to cover with stones, asphalt, etc) :: pavimentar
paved {adj} /peɪvd/ (covered in pavement) :: asfaltado, enlosado
pavement {n} /ˈpeɪvmənt/ (footpath) :: acera {f}, [Guatemala, Mexico] banqueta {f}, [Southern Cone] vereda {f}
pavement {n} (surface of road) :: pavimento {m}, asfalto {m}
pave the way {v} /ˈpeɪv ðə ˈweɪ/ (to make future development easier) :: allanar el camino
Pavia {prop} /pəˈvi.ə/ (province) :: Pavía {f}
Pavia {prop} (capital) :: Pavía {f}
pavilion {n} /pəˈvɪljən/ (ornate tent) :: pabellón {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place) :: pavillón
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc) :: pabellón {m}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna ::
Pavo {prop} (constellation of the southern sky) :: Pavo
paw {n} /pɔ/ (soft foot of an animal) :: pata {f}, zarpa {f}, garra {f}
pawa {n} (edible univalve mollusc) :: oreja de mar {f}, abulón {m}
pawl {n} /pɔːl/ (pawl) :: matraca {f}
pawn {n} /pɔn/ (chess piece) :: peón {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated) :: peón {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something) :: empeño {m}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop) :: casa de empeños {f}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan) :: empeñar, pignorar
pawnbroker {n} /ˈpɔːnˌbɹəʊ.kə(ɹ)/ (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security) :: prestamista {m} {f}
pawnshop {n} /ˈpɔnʃɑp/ (business premises of a pawnbroker) :: casa de empeño {f}
pawpaw {n} (Any of several trees) :: papayo {m}
pawpaw {n} (fruit) :: papaya {f}
Pax Americana {prop} :: Pax Americana
pay {v} /peɪ/ (to give money in exchange for goods or services) :: pagar, comprar
pay {v} (to be profitable) :: pagar, redituar, valer la pena, salir a cuenta
pay {n} (money given in return for work) :: pago {m}, paga {f}
pay {v} (to cover with a waterproof substance) :: calafatear
pay-as-you-go {n} (payment method) :: prepago {m}
pay attention {v} (to be attentive) :: prestar la atención (to a person), poner la atención (to an idea or thing), tomar en cuenta, pescar [colloquial], prestar atención, estar pendiente
pay back {v} /peɪ bæk/ (to repay) :: pagar
pay back {v} (to exact revenge) :: hacer pagar, vengarse, desquitarse
payback {n} /ˈpeɪbæk/ (an act of revenge) :: venganza {f}, desquite {m}, revancha {f}
payback {n} (a form of recompense) :: recompensa {f}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid) :: día de pago
payess {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock ::
pay gap {n} (different in salaries) :: brecha salarial {f}
payment {n} /ˈpeɪmənt/ (the act of paying) :: pago
payment {n} (a sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services) :: pago {m}
pay off {v} (to bribe, especially to deter oversight) :: sobornar
pay off {v} (to become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit) :: valer la pena, recompensar, salir a cuenta
pay off {v} (to pay back; to repay) :: pagar
pay off {v} (to pay back (repay, pay off) the entirety of a loan, thereby effecting the release of a lien on) :: pagar, cancelar
pay-off {n} /ˈpeɪ.ɔːf/ (a payment) :: pago {m}
pay-off {n} (a reward) :: recompensa {f}, retribución {f}
pay-off {n} (a bribe) :: soborno {m}
pay one's last respects {v} :: dar las condolencias, pagar (mis/sus/los) respetos
payot {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock ::
payphone {n} (a public telephone) :: teléfono público {m}
payroll {n} /ˈpeɪɹoʊl/ (list of employees who receive salary or wages, together with the amounts due to each) :: nómina {f} [Latin America], planilla {f} [Central America], plantilla {f} [Spain]
paysheet {n} (document) SEE: payroll ::
pay the bills {v} (provide enough income) :: pagar las cuentas
paywall {n} /ˈpeɪ.wɔːl/ (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers) :: muro de pago {m}
pea {n} /piː/ (plant) :: guisante {m}, ervilla {f}, arveja {f}
pea {n} (edible seed) :: [raw pea] alverja {f} [Peru], [Latin America, Spain's Canary Islands] arveja {f}, [Cuba, Mexico, Spain's Costa del Sol and Northwest] chícharo {m}, [Spain standard usage, formal in other countries] guisante {m}, [Southeastern Spain - also : présol] pésol {m}, [tender pea] petit pois {m} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela - pronounced 'petipuá'], bisalto {m}
pea {n} (in baseball) :: bola rápida
peace {n} /piːs/ (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence) :: paz {f}, sosiego {m}
peace {n} (state of mind) :: paz {f}
peace {n} (harmony; lack of conflict in personal relations) :: paz {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war) :: paz {f}
peaceable {adj} /ˈpiːsəb(ə)l/ (in favour of peace) :: pacifista
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace) :: pacífico, apacible
Peace Corps {prop} (US volunteerism agency) :: Cuerpo de Paz
peaceful {adj} /ˈpiːsfəl/ (not at war or disturbed by strife or turmoil) :: pacífico
peaceful {adj} (motionless and calm; placid) :: tranquilo, plácido
peaceful coexistence {n} (mutual non-interference) :: coexistencia pacífica {f}
peacefully {adv} /ˈpiːsfəli/ (in a peaceful manner) :: pacíficamente
peace out {v} (to pass out) SEE: pass out ::
peacetime {n} (period of peace) :: tiempo de paz {m}
peach {n} /piːt͡ʃ/ (tree) :: duraznero {m}, durazno {m}, melocotonero {m}, melocotón {m}
peach {n} (fruit) :: durazno {m} [Mexico], melocotón {m} [Colombia, Spain]
peach blossom {n} (flower) :: [Spain] flor de melocotón {f}, [Latin America] flor de durazno {f}
peachfuzz {n} (soft, scanty beard of an adolescent male) :: vellos {m}
peachfuzz {n} (fuzz on the skin of a peach) :: vellosidad {f}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach ::
peacock {n} /ˈpikɑk/ (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo) :: pavo real {m}, pavorreal {m}
peafowl {n} /ˈpiːˌfaʊl/ (a pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo) :: pavo
peak {n} /piːk/ (highest value reached) :: pico
peak {n} (mountain top) :: cima {f}
peak {n} :: cima {f}
peak flow meter {n} (instrument that monitors the peak expiratory flow rate) :: medidor de flujo espiratorio {m}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour ::
peak season {n} (highest demand) :: temporada alta {f}
peal {n} /piːl/ (loud sound) :: estruendo {m}
peanut {n} /ˈpinət/ (a legume resembling a nut) :: maní {m} [Latin America], cacahuate [Mexico], cacahuete {m} [Spain]
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts) :: [Mexico] crema de cacahuate {f}, mantequilla de maní {f}
peanut milk {n} (milky liquid from peanuts) :: leche de maní {f}, leche de cacahuates {f}
pea pod {n} (botany) :: vaina {f} de guisante
pear {n} /pɛɚ/ (fruit) :: pera {f}
pear {n} (tree) :: peral {m}
pear cider {n} (perry) SEE: perry ::
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl ::
pearl {n} /pɝl/ (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks) :: perla {f}
pearl {n} (5-point type) :: parisienne, perla
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe ::
pearl {n} (one of the tubercles on a deer's antler) SEE: tubercle ::
pearl barley {n} (barley with the husk and bran removed) :: mote {m}, mote de trigo {m}, cebada perlada {f}, trigo perlado {m}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher ::
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls) :: collar de perlas {m}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept) :: perla de sabiduría {f}
pearl oyster {n} (bivalve mollusc that is a source of pearls) :: ostra perlífera {m}
pearly antshrike {n} (passerine bird) :: batará perlado
pearly whites {n} (idiom for "teeth") :: [dienties] blanquitos {m}
pear tree {n} (a tree of the genus Pyrus) :: peral {m}, pero {m}
peasant {n} /ˈpɛzənt/ (member of the agriculture low class) :: campesino {m}
peasant {n} (country person) :: campesino {m}
peasant {n} :: montañero {m}, peón {m}
peasantry {n} (impoverished rural farm workers) :: campesinado {m}
peat {n} /piːt/ (soil) :: turba {f}
pebble {n} /ˈpɛb.əl/ (stone) :: guijarro {m}, canto pelado {m}, canto rodado {m}, china {f}
pebble {v} (To pave with pebbles) :: empedrar
pecan {n} /ˌpi(ː)ˈkɑn]/ (tree) :: pacano {m}, pecán {m}, pacana {f}
pecan {n} (nut) :: nuez pecana {f}, pecana {f}, pacana {f}, pecán {m}, nuez de la isla {f}, nuez encarcelada {f}
peccadillo {n} /ˌpɛ.kəˈdɪ.loʊ/ (small sin or flaw) :: pecadillo {m}
peccary {n} (a family of mammals related to pigs and hippos) :: pecarí {m}, báquiro {m} [Venezuela], chancho de monte {m} [Argentina, Bolivia, El Salvador, Honduras], coche de monte {m} [Guatemala], jabalí {m} [Mexico], jabalina {f} [Mexico], saíno {m}, [Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama], sahíno {m} [Ecuador, Nicaragua], sajino {m} [Peru]
peck {v} /pɛk/ (to strike or pierce with the beak or similar) :: picotear
peck {v} (to kiss) :: bicar
peck {n} (act of striking with a beak) :: picada {f}
peck {n} (short kiss) :: bico {m}
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck ::
pectin {n} /ˈpɛktɪn/ (substance) :: pectina {f}
pectinate {adj} /ˈpɛktəneɪt/ (resembling a comb) :: pectinado
pectineal {adj} (relating to the pubic bone) :: pectíneo
pectineus {n} (muscle) :: pectíneo {m}
pectoral {adj} /pɛkˈtɔɹəl/ (of or pertaining to the breast or chest) :: pectoral
pectoral fin {n} (fin located on each side of a fish) :: aleta pectoral {f}
peculiar {adj} /pɪˈkjuljɚ/ (out of the ordinary) :: peculiar, raro {m}
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance) :: peculiar, específico {m}
peculiarity {n} (the quality or state of being peculiar) :: peculiaridad {f}
peculiarity {n} (that which is peculiar) :: peculiaridad {f}
pecuniary {adj} /pəˈkjuniɛɹi/ (of or relating to money) :: monetario
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy) :: pedagógico
pedagogy {n} /ˈpɛdəˌɡoʊdʒi/ (profession of teaching) :: pedagogía {f}
pedagogy {n} (activities of educating, teaching or instructing) :: pedagogía {f}
pedal {n} /ˈpɛdəl/ (lever operated by one's foot) :: pedal {m}
pedal {v} (to operate a pedal) :: pedalear
pedalo {n} /ˈpɛdələʊ/ (small boat propelled by pedals) :: hidropedal {m}, velomar {m}, pedalo {m}, [colloquial] pedalina {f}, [colloquial] pedaleta {f}, [colloquial] patín {m}
pedant {n} /ˈpɛdənt/ (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning) :: pedante {m}
pedantic {adj} /pəˈdæn.tɪk/ (like a pedant) :: pedante, pretencioso
pedantic {adj} (being showy of one's knowledge) :: pedante
pedantic {adj} :: cursi, maniático, pedante, puntilloso
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic ::
pedantry {n} /ˈpɛd.ən.tɹi/ (instance of being pedantic) :: pedantería {f}
pedantry {n} (overly ambitious display of learning) :: pedantería {f}
peddler {n} (itinerant seller of small goods) :: buhonero {m}, vendedor ambulante {m}
pederast {n} /ˈpɛd.ɚ.ɹæst/ (practitioner of pederasty) :: pederasta {m}
pederastic {adj} (relating or pertaining to pederasty) :: pederastico
pederasty {n} /ˈpɛd.ə.ɹæs.ti/ (pederasty) :: pederastia {f}
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy ::
pedestal {n} /ˈpɛdəstəl/ (the base or foot of a column, statue, vase, lamp, or the like) :: pedestal {m}, peana {f}
pedestrian {adj} /pəˈdɛst.ɹi.ən/ (of or intended for pedestrians) :: peatonal
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle) :: peatón {m}, viandante {m} {f}
pedestrian island {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island ::
pedestrian refuge {n} (refuge island) SEE: refuge island ::
pediatric {adj} (of or pertaining to pediatrics) :: pediátrico
pediatrician {n} /ˌpidi.əˈtɹɪʃən/ (physician who specialises in pediatrics) :: pediatra {m} {f}
pedicab {n} /ˈpɛdiˌkæb/ (vehicle) :: bicitaxi {m}, tricitaxi {m}, velotaxi {m}, pedicab {m}
pedicel {n} /ˈpɛdɪsəl/ (stalk of an individual flower) :: pedicelo {m}
pedicel {n} (stalk-like body part) :: pedicelo {m}
pedicel {n} (slender stalk) :: pedicelo {m}
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails) :: pedicura {f}
pedigree {n} /ˈpɛ.dɪ.ɡɹi/ (chart of ancestors) :: pedigrí
pediment {n} /ˈpɛd.ɪ.mənt/ (architectural element) :: frontón {m}
pedology {n} (soil science) :: pedología {f}
pedology {n} (study of children's behaviour) :: paidología {f}
pedometer {n} (device) :: podómetro {m}, odómetro {m}, cuentapasos {m}
pedophile {n} /ˈpɛ.dəˌfaɪl/ (an adult who is sexually attracted to children) :: pedófilo {m}
pedophilia {n} /ˌpɛ.dəˈfi.li.ə/ (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children) :: pedofilia {f}
pedophilic {adj} (of, relating to, or pertaining to pedophilia) :: pedófilo
peduncle {n} (stalk supporting an inflorescence, etc) :: pedúnculo {m}
peduncle {n} (bundle of neurons) :: pedúnculo {m}
peduncular {adj} (of or pertaining to a peduncle) :: peduncular
pedunculate {adj} (having a peduncle) :: pedunculado
pee {n} :: pis, pipí {m}, [Chile] pichí {m}
pee {v} :: hacer pis, mear, hacer chichí, hacer pipí
pee {n} (name of the letter P, p) :: pe {f}
peek {v} /piːk/ (To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep) :: entrever
peek {v} (To be only slightly, partially visible) :: entreverse, atisbarse
peel {v} /piːl/ (to remove skin) :: pelar
peel {n} (skin of a fruit) :: cáscara {f}
peel {n} (spadelike implement for removing loaves from an oven) :: pala {f}
peeler {n} /ˈpiːlɚ/ (kitchen utensil) :: peladora
pee one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
peep {n} /pip/ (quiet sound, particularly one from a baby bird) :: pío {m}
peep {n} (feeble utterance or complaint) :: susurro {m}
peep {v} (make a noise like a baby bird) :: piar
peep {v} (speak briefly with a quiet voice) :: susurrar
peep {v} (to look) :: husmear, espiar
peep {n} (look) :: vistazo {m}
peep {n} (sandpiper) SEE: sandpiper ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee ::
peephole {n} /pʰiphoʊɫ/ (hole) :: mirilla {f}
peeping tom {n} (person who secretly watches someone to gain sexual pleasure) :: voyeur {m}, mirón {m}
peepshow {n} (sex show) :: peepshow {m}, mundonuevo {m}, espectáculo sicalíptico {m}
peer {v} /piɹ/ (to look with difficulty or as if searching) :: escrutar
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level) :: par {m}
peer {n} (noble) :: par {m}, noble {m}
peerage {n} (the rank or title of a peer) :: pairía {f}, título nobiliario {m}
peer pressure {n} (encouragement by one's peers) :: presión de los pares {f}, presión social {f}
peer review {n} (scholarly process) :: revisión por pares {f}
peeve {n} /piːv/ (annoyance or grievance) :: fastidio
peeve {v} (annoy; vex) :: fastidiar
peevish {adj} /ˈpivɪʃ/ (constantly complaining) :: quejica {m}, quejicoso, alaraco, alharaquiento
peg {n} /pɛɡ/ (a cylindrical object) :: clavija {f}, tarugo {m}
peg {n} :: gancho {m}
pegasus {n} (winged horse) :: pegaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (mythical winged horse) :: Pegaso {m}
Pegasus {prop} (constellation) :: Pegaso
pejorative {adj} /pəˈdʒɔɹəɾɪv/ (disparaging, belittling or derogatory) :: despectivo, peyorativo
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression) :: peyorativo {m}
pejoratively {adv} (pejorative manner) :: despectivamente
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher ::
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake) :: pato laqueado a la pekinesa {m}, pato laqueado {m}, pato a la pekinesa {m}, pato pekinés {m}
Pekingese {n} (someone from Beijing) :: pekinés {m}, pekinesa {f}
Pekingese {n} (dog) :: pekinés {m}
Pekingese {adj} (of or related to Beijing) :: pekinés
Peking willow {n} (Salix babylonica) SEE: weeping willow ::
Pelagius {prop} /pɪˈleɪdʒiəs/ (a given name of historical usage) :: Pelayo
Peleus {prop} /ˈpiː.li.əs/ (surname) :: Peleo
pelican {n} /ˈpɛl.ɪ.kən/ (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae) :: pelícano {m}
pellagra {n} /pɪˈlaɡɹə/ (disease) :: pelagra {f}
pellet {n} (Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls) :: egagrópila {f}
pellucid {adj} /pəˈluːsɪd/ (transparent) :: transparente, diáfano, cristalino
pellucid {adj} (easily understood) :: diáfano
pelmeni {n} (Russian dumplings) :: pelmeni {m}
Peloponnese {prop} /pɛləpəˈniːs/ (region of Greece) :: Peloponeso {m}
peloton {n} (main group of riders in a cycling race) :: pelotón {m}
pelt {n} (skin of a beast with the hair on) :: pellejo {m}
pelt {n} (human skin, see also: skin) :: pellejo {m}
pelvic {adj} /ˈpɛlvɪk/ (of, pertaining to, or in the region of, the pelvis; as, pelvic cellulitis) :: pélvico, pelviano
pelvic fin {n} (either of a pair of fins) :: aleta pélvica {f}
pelvis {n} /ˈpɛlvɪs/ (bone) :: pelvis {f}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing ::
pen {n} /pɛn/ (enclosed area for animals) :: corral {m}
pen {n} (prison cell) :: celda {f}
pen {n} (writing tool) :: pluma {f} (not a ballpoint pen), bolígrafo {m} (ballpoint pen only; colloquially shortened to boli {m}), lapicera {f}
pen {v} (to write) :: escribir
pen {n} (female swan) :: cigne {m} {f}, cisne {m} {f}
penal code {n} (penal code) SEE: criminal code ::
penal colony {n} (colonial territory) :: colonia penal {f}
penalize {v} /ˈpiː.nəl.aɪz/ (to subject to a penalty) :: penalizar
penalize {v} (to impose a handicap on) :: infligir un castigo
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure) :: castigo {m}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick) :: penal, penalti {m}, tiro penal {m}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks) :: tanda de penaltis {f}
penance {n} /ˈpɛn.əns/ (voluntary self-imposed punishment) :: penitencia
penance {n} (sacrament in some churches) :: penitencia {f}
penchant {n} /ˈpɛnt͡ʃənt/ (taste, liking, or inclination (for)) :: inclinación, gusto
pencil {n} /ˈpɛnsəl/ (graphite writing-instrument) :: lápiz {m}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery) :: estuche {m}
pencil pusher {n} (one who does office work) :: chupatintas {m}
pencil sharpener {n} (device used to sharpen pencils) :: sacapuntas {m}, afila {m} [Northwestern Spain], afilador {m} [Spain's Canary Islands], maquineta {f} [Northeastern Spain], tajador {m} [Bolivia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Northern Spain : specifically Aragon and Navarra, Peru, Southeastern Mexico], sacaminas {m} [Northern Spain : specifically Aragon], tajalápiz {m} [Colombian standard usage, Northern Spain : specifically Asturias - Colombian Atlantic Coast : sacapuntas]
pencil skirt {n} (very narrow skirt) :: falda de tubo {f}, falda lápiz {f}, pollera tubo {f}
pendant {n} /ˈpɛnd(ə)nt/ (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck) :: colgante {m}, pendiente {m}
pendentive {n} (triangular section of vaulting) :: pechina {f}
pending {adj} /ˈpɛndɪŋ/ (awaiting a conclusion or a confirmation) :: esperando, pendiente
pending {adj} (begun but not completed) :: pendiente
pen drive {n} (flash drive) SEE: flash drive ::
pendulum {n} /ˈpɛnd͡ʒələm/ (body suspended from a fixed support) :: péndulo {m}
pendulum clock {n} (clock that uses a pendulum) :: reloj de péndulo {m}
Penelope {prop} /pɨˈnɛləpi/ (wife of Odysseus) :: Penélope {f}
Penelope {prop} (female given name) :: Penélope {f}
penetrate {v} /ˈpɛnɪˌtɹeɪt/ (enter into) :: penetrar
penetration {n} /pɛnɪˈtɹeɪʃ(ə)n/ (act of penetrating) :: penetración {f}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal ::
penguin {n} /ˈpɛŋɡwɪn/ (flightless sea bird) :: pingüino {m}
penicillamine {n} (breakdown product of penicillin) :: penicilamina {f}
penicillin {n} (penicillin) :: penicilina {f}
penile {adj} /ˈpiːnaɪl/ (having to do with the penis) :: peniano
peninsula {n} /pəˈnɪn.sjə.lə/ (piece of land projecting into water) :: península {f}
peninsular {adj} (of or connected with a peninsula) :: peninsular
penis {n} /ˈpinɪs/ :: [Spain] pene {m}, carajo {m}, pirula {f}, pirulo, pito {m}, polla {f}, [Colombia] pija {f}, [Bolivia] tranca {f}, [Argentina] verga {f}, chota {f}, garompa {f}, pipe {m}, poste {m}, poronga {f}, papirola {f}, miembro {m}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member ::
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire) :: envidia del pene {f}
penis pump {n} (tubelike device placed over the penis) :: bomba de pene {f}
penitentiary {n} /ˌpɛnɪˈtɛnʃəɹi/ (prison) :: penitenciaría {f}
penknife {n} (small pocketknife) :: navaja {f}, cortaplumas {m}
penmanship {n} (art of good handwriting) :: caligrafía {f}
pen name {n} (name used by author) :: seudónimo
pennant {n} /ˈpɛnənt/ (flag on ship to represent special condition) :: gallardete {m}
Pennsylvania {prop} /ˌpɛnsɪlˈveɪni.ə/ (US state) :: Pensilvania {f}
penny {n} /ˈpɛ.ni/ (1/240 of a pound sterling or Irish pound) :: penique {m}
penny {n} (1/100 of a pound sterling or British pound) :: penique {m}
penny {n} (one-cent coin in US and Canada) SEE: cent ::
penny farthing {n} (bicycle) :: velocípedo
pennyroyal {n} /pɛnɪˈɹɔɪəl/ (Mentha pulegium) :: poleo {m}
penny wise and pound foolish {adj} (thrifty with small amounts of money but wasteful with large amounts) :: ahorra en el chocolate del loro
penology {n} (study of punishment and prevention of crime) :: penología {f}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters) :: amigo por correspondencia {m}
pension {n} /ˈpɛnʃ(ə)n/ (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services) :: pensión {f}
pension {n} (boarding house) :: pensión {f}
pension {v} (to grant a pension) :: pensionar
pensioner {n} /ˈpɛnʃənɚ/ (someone who lives on a pension) :: pensionista
pensive {adj} /ˈpɛn.sɪv/ (having the appearance of thinking) :: pensativo
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad) :: pensativo, amohinado, melancólico
pensively {adv} (in a thoughtful or reflective manner) :: pensativamente
penta- {prefix} /pɛntə-/ (five) :: penta-
pentacle {n} /ˈpɛnt.ə.kl̩/ :: pentáculo {m}
pentaerythritol tetranitrate {n} (explosive) :: pent {m}, tetranitrato de pentaeritritol {m}, pentrita {f}
pentagon {n} /ˈpɛn.tə.ɡɑn/ (a polygon with five sides and five angles) :: pentágono {m}
Pentagon {prop} /ˈpɛntəɡɑn/ (headquarters of the United States of America's Department of Defense) :: Pentágono {m}
pentagonal {adj} /pɛnˈtæɡənəl/ (of, relating to, or shaped like a pentagon) :: pentágono, pentagonal
pentahedron {n} (solid geometric figure) :: pentaedro {m}
pentalogy {n} (series of five related works of art) :: pentalogía {f}
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12) :: pentano {m}
pentaquark {n} /ˈpɛntəkwɔːk/ (subatomic particle consisting of five quarks) :: pentaquark {m}
Pentateuch {prop} /ˈpɛn.təˌtjuːk/ (first five books of the Bible) :: Pentateuco {m}
pentathlete {n} /ˈpɛn.tæθ.lit/ (An athlete who competes in the pentathlon) :: pentatleta {m} {f}
pentathlon {n} (ancient pentathlon) :: pentatlón {m}
pentathlon {n} (modern pentathlon) :: pentatlón {m}
Pentecost {prop} /ˈpɛntɪkɔst/ (Christian festival) :: Pentecostés
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement) :: pentecostalismo {m}
pentennial {adj} (quinquennial) SEE: quinquennial ::
penthouse {n} /ˈpɛnthaʊs/ (an outhouse or other structure attached to the outside wall of a building) :: apéndice {m}
penthouse {n} (an apartment or suite on the top floor of a tall building) :: ático
pentose {n} (saccharide containing five carbon atoms) :: pentosa {f}
pentoxide {n} (oxide containing five oxygen atoms) :: pentóxido {m}
pentyl {n} (univalent hydrocarbon radical, C5H11) :: pentilo {m}
penultimate {adj} /pɪˈnʌltɪmət/ (next-to-last in a sequence) :: penúltimo, anteúltimo
penultimate {n} (something right before the last one) :: penúltimo {m}, anteúltimo
penumbra {n} /pəˈnʌmbɹə/ (partially shaded area around a shadow, especially an eclipse) :: penumbra {f}
penumbra {n} (region around a sunspot) :: penumbra {f}
penury {n} /ˈpɛnjʊɹi/ (poverty, destitution) :: pauperismo {m}, pobrisimo {m}, pobreza {f}
Penza {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Penza
peon {n} /ˈpi.ɑn/ (peasant or serf) :: peón {m}
peony {n} /ˈpiːəni/ (Paeonia genus of flowering plants) :: peonía {f}
people {n} /ˈpipəl/ (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons) :: gente {f}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.) :: pueblo {m}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family) :: familia {f}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class) :: pueblo {m}
people {v} (to fill with people) :: poblar con
people {v} (to become populous) :: poblarse
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy) :: poblar
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria {prop} (official name of Algeria) :: República Argelina Democrática y Popular {f}
People's Democratic Republic of Yemen {prop} (South Yemen) :: República Democrática Popular del Yemen
people's house {n} (leisure and cultural centre) :: casa del pueblo {f}
People's Liberation Army {prop} (army branch) :: Ejército Popular de Liberación {m}
people's republic {n} (self-designation of states with Marxist-Leninist governments) :: república popular {f}
People's Republic of Bangladesh {prop} (People's Republic of Bangladesh) :: República Popular de Bangladesh
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China) :: República Popular de China {f}
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault) :: quien tiene tejado de vidrio no tire piedras al de su vecino, vemos la paja en el ojo ajeno, y no vemos la viga en el nuestro, el burro hablando de orejas
pepita {n} (edible seed) :: pepita {f}
pepper {n} /ˈpɛpɚ/ (plant) :: pimentero
pepper {n} (spice) :: pimienta {f}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum) :: pimiento {m}, chile {m} [El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, México]
pepper {v} (strike with small particles) :: acribillar
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder) :: molinillo {m}, pimentero {m}
peppermint {n} (herb) :: menta piperita {f}, piperita {f}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent) :: aerosol de pimienta
pepperwort {n} /ˈpɛpəwəːt/ (plant in the genus Lepidium) :: lepidium {m}, hierba de la pimienta {f}
pep talk {n} /ˈpɛp ˌtɔk/ (a rallying speech made to instill enthusiasm) :: arenga {f}
peptide {n} (class of organic compounds) :: péptido {m}
peptidic {adj} (pertaining peptides) :: peptídico
peptone {n} (water-soluble product of partial protein hydrolysis) :: peptona {f}
per {prep} /pɝ/ (for each) :: por
per {prep} (used in expressing ratios of units) :: por
per {prep} (via) :: por
per {prep} (in accordance with) :: por, según
per {prep} :: por
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
per capita {adj} (per person) :: por cabeza
perceive {v} /pəˈsiːv/ (to understand) :: percibir, entender
percent {n} /pɜɹ.sɛnt/ (a part or other object per hundred) :: por ciento
percentage {n} /pəˈsɛntɪd͡ʒ/ (part of a whole) :: porcentaje {m}
percentage {n} (share of the profits) :: porcentaje {m}
percentile {n} (any of the ninety-nine points) :: percentil {m}
perceptible {adj} /pɚˈsɛptəbl̩/ (able to be perceived) :: perceptible
perception {n} /pɚˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/ (conscious understanding of something) :: percepción {f}
perception {n} (that which is detected by the five senses) :: percepción
perception {n} :: percepción {f}
perception {n} (acuity) SEE: acuity ::
perceptive {adj} /pəˈsɛptɪv/ (having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition) :: perspicaz
perch {n} /pɝtʃ/ (fish of the genus Perca) :: perca {f}
perch {n} (fish in the taxonomic family Percidae) :: perca {f}
perchlorate {n} (salt) :: perclorato {m}
perchloric acid {n} (HClO4) :: ácido perclórico {m}
percolate {v} /ˈpəɹkoʊleɪt/ :: filtrarse
per curiam {phrase} (opinion) :: por el tribunal entero
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms) :: pistón, cápsula fulminante
percussionist {n} (musician) :: percusionista {m} {f}
percussive {adj} /pəˈkʌsɪv/ (pertaining or related to percussion) :: percutivo
percussive {n} (rhotic consonant) :: (adj.) percusivo
percutaneous {adj} /pɜːkjuːˈteɪnɪəs/ (taking place through the skin) :: percutáneo
perdition {n} /pɜː(ɹ).ˈdɪ.ʃən/ (eternal damnation) :: perdición {f}
perdition {n} (hell) :: infierno {m}
perdition {n} (absolute ruin) :: perdición {f}
peregrinate {v} /ˈpɛ.ɹɪ.ɡɹəˌneɪt/ (to travel from place to place) :: peregrinar
peregrine falcon {n} /ˈpɛɹəɡɹɪnˈfælkən/ (Falco peregrinus) :: halcón peregrino {m}
peremptory {adj} /pəˈɹɛmptəɹi/ ((law) Precluding debate or expostulation; not admitting of question or appeal) :: irrefutable, irrebatible, inapelable
peremptory {adj} (Positive in opinion or judgment; decided, dogmatic) :: perentorio
peremptory {adj} (imperious, dictatorial) :: imperioso, autoritario, dictatorial
perennial {adj} /pəˈɹɛni.əl/ (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time) :: perenne
perestroika {prop} /pɛɹ.ɪˈstɹɔi.kə/ (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s) :: perestroika {f}
perfect {adj} /ˈpɝfɪkt/ (fitting its definition precisely) :: perfecto
perfect {adj} (without fault or mistake) :: perfecto {m}
perfect {adj} (excellent and delightful in all respects) :: perfecto {m}
perfect {v} /pɚˈfɛkt/ (make perfect) :: perfeccionar
perfect crime {n} (undetected crime) :: crimen perfecto {m}
perfect fifth {n} (interval between the first and second overtones or of seven semitones) :: quinta justa {f}
perfection {n} /pɚˈfɛkʃən/ (being perfect) :: perfección {f}
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection) :: perfeccionismo {m}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect) :: perfeccionista {m} {f}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism) :: perfeccionista
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist ::
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection ::
perfective aspect {n} (grammatical term) :: perfecto {m}
perfectly {adv} /ˈpɝfɪktli/ (with perfection) :: perfectamente
perfectly {adv} (wholly, completely) :: perfectamente
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself) :: número perfecto {m}
perfidious {adj} /pɚˈfɪdi.əs/ (pertaining to perfidy) :: pérfido
perfidy {n} /ˈpɝ.fɪ.di/ (the act of violating faith or allegiance.) :: perfidia {f}
perforation gauge {n} (device for measuring perforation) :: odontómetro {m}
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch ::
perforator {n} (machine that bores) :: máquina perforadora {f}
perforce {adv} /pɚˈfɔɹs/ (by force) :: por fuerza, forzadamente
perform {v} /pəˈfɔːm/ (to do something) :: hacer
perform {v} (to do something in front of an audience) :: actuar [actor], cantar [singer], danzar [dancer], ejecutar [musician], interpretar [musician]
performance {n} /pɚ.ˈfɔɹ.məns]/ (the act of performing; carrying into execution or action; accomplishment) :: actuación {f}, cumplimiento {m}, ejecución {f}, desempeño {m}
performance {n} (that which is performed or accomplished) :: realización {f}, ejecución {f}, rendimiento {m}, prestación {f}, ejecución, desempeño
performance {n} (live show or concert) :: actuación {f}, número {m}, espectáculo {m}, representación {f}, prestación {f}, exhibición {f}
performance {n} (amount of useful work accomplished) :: rendimiento {m}, desempeño {m}, prestación {f}
performance anxiety {n} (anxiety about performing in front of an audience) SEE: stage fright ::
performance art {n} (a form of art) :: performance {f}
performance bond {n} (a contractor's bond) :: fianza de cumplimiento {f}
performative utterance {n} (An expression which, when expressed in an appropriate context, actually does or accomplishes something) :: enunciado realizativo {m}
performer {n} /pɚˈfɔɹmɚ/ (performer, see also: actor; singer; musician) :: artista {m} {f}, ejecutor {m}, ejecutora {f}, intérprete {m} {f}
performing arts {n} (arts involving performance) :: artes escénicas {f-p}
perfume {n} /pɚˈfjuːm/ (pleasant smell) :: aroma {m}
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell) :: perfume {m}
perfume {v} (to apply perfume to) :: perfumar
perfumer {n} /pəˈfjuːmə/ (person who makes or sells perfume) :: perfumista {m}
perfunctory {adj} /pɚˈfʌŋ.tɚ.i/ (performed out of routine, with little care) :: superficial, perfunctorio, rutinario
perfusion {n} /pəɹˈfjuʒən/ (act of perfusing) :: perfusión
pergola {n} /ˈpɜːɡələ/ (framework) :: pérgola {f}
perhaps {adv} /pɚˈhæps/ (indicating a lack of certainty) :: acaso, quizá, quizás, tal vez
peri {n} /ˈpɪə.ɹi/ (sprite in Persian mythology) :: peri
perianth {n} (sterile parts of a flower) :: periantio {m}, perianto {m}
pericardial {adj} (of or relating to the pericardium) :: pericárdico
pericarditis {n} (inflammation of the pericardium, the membrane that surrounds the heart) :: pericarditis {f}
pericardium {n} (serous membrane that surrounds the heart) :: pericardio {m}
pericarp {n} /ˈpɛɹɪˌkɑːp/ (outermost layer of a ripe fruit or ovary) :: pericarpio {m}
periclase {n} (a mineral, cubic magnesium oxide) :: periclasa {f}
Pericles {prop} /ˈpɛɹɪkliːz/ (Greek politician) :: Pericles {m}
pericyte {n} (Mesenchymal cell) :: pericito {m}
peridot {n} /ˈpɛɹɪdɒt/ (form of olivine) :: peridoto {m}
peridotite {n} /pəˈɹɪd.əˌtaɪt/ (rock) :: peridotita {f}
perigee {n} /ˈpɛɹədʒi/ (closest point in an orbit about the Earth) :: perigeo {m}
periglacial {adj} /pɛɹəˈɡleɪʃəl/ (pertaining to the area around the edge of a glacier) :: periglaciar
perigon {n} (round angle) SEE: round angle ::
perigone {n} (perianth) SEE: perianth ::
perihelion {n} (point where the planet or comet is nearest to the Sun) :: perihelio {m}
peril {n} /ˈpɛɹəl/ (a situation of serious danger) :: peligro {m}, riesgo {m}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger) :: riesgo {m}, peligro {m}
perilous {adj} /ˈpeɹ.ɪ.ləs/ (dangerous, full of peril) :: peligroso {m}
perimeter {n} /pəˈɹɪmɪtə(ɹ)/ (sum of the distance of all the lengths of the sides of an object) :: perímetro {m}
perimuscular {adj} (around a muscle or muscles) :: perimuscular
perineal {adj} (perineal) :: perineal
perineum {n} /ˌpɛ.ɹɪˈniː.əm/ (anatomical term) :: periné {m}, perineo {m}
period {interj} /ˈpɪəɹɪəd/ (and nothing else) :: y punto {m}
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity) :: período {m}
period {n} (punctation mark “.”) :: punto {m}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats) :: período {m}
period {n} (division of school day) :: hora {f}
period {n} (division of sports match) :: período {m}
period {n} (geology: subdivision of an era) :: período {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
periodic {adj} /pɪ.ɹiˈɒdɪk/ (having repeated cycles) :: periódico
periodic {adj} :: periódico
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner) :: periódicamente
periodic table {n} (chart) :: clasificación periódica {f}, tabla periódica {f}
periodontal {adj} (surrounding a tooth) :: periodontal
periodontal {adj} (of or relating to periodontics) :: periodontal
Perioikoi {n} /ˌpɛɹiˈɔɪkɔɪ/ (ancient inhabitant of Laconia) :: perieco
perioperative {adj} (relating to operation) :: perioperatorio
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian ::
peripeteia {n} /pɛɹɪpɪˈtɪə/ (a reversal of fortune; a sudden change in circumstances) :: peripecia {f}
peripheral {adj} /pəˈɹɪf(ə)ɹ(ə)l/ (on the periphery or boundary) :: periférico {m}
peripheral {adj} (beside the point) :: periférico {m}
peripheral {adj} (auxiliary) :: periférico {m}
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device ::
peripheral brain {n} (Any hardware containing vast amounts of information, which is in constant flux and is important to the owner but not so important as to be stored in wetware) :: cerebro periférico {m}
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit) :: periférico {m}, dispositivo periférico {m}
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system) :: sistema nervioso periférico
periphery {n} /pəˈɹɪfəɹi/ (outside boundary, parts or surface) :: periferia {f}
periphrase {n} (use of more words than necessary) SEE: periphrasis ::
periphrasis {n} /pəˈɹɪfɹəsɪs/ (use of a longer expression instead of a shorter one) :: perífrasis {f}
periphrastic {adj} /ˌpɛ.ɹəˈfɹæ.stɪk/ (expressed in more words than are necessary) :: perifrástico
periphrastic {adj} (grammar: characterized by periphrase or circumlocution) :: perifrástico
periphyton {n} :: perifitón
peripubescent {adj} /ˌpɛɹipjʊˈbɛsənt/ (in or of the early onset of puberty) :: peripúber
perirenal {adj} (around the kidney) :: perirrenal
periscope {n} (viewing device) :: periscopio {m}
perish {v} /ˈpɛɹɪʃ/ (pass away) :: perecer
perish {v} (die) :: perecer
perishable {adj} (liable to perish) :: perecedero, caduco, efímero
peristalsis {n} /ˌpɛɹɪˈstælsɪs/ (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract) :: peristalsis {f}
peritoneal {adj} (of, relating to or affecting the peritoneum) :: peritoneal
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals) :: peritoneo {m}
peritonitis {n} (inflammation of the peritoneum) :: peritonitis {f}
perivascular {adj} (around or surrounding a blood vessel) :: perivascular
periwinkle {n} /ˈpɛɹiˌwɪŋkəl/ (mollusc) :: bigarro {m}
perjure {v} (knowingly make a false statement of witness) :: perjurar
perjurer {n} /ˈpəɹdʒəɹəɹ/ (Someone who has lied under oath) :: perjurador {m}, perjuradora {f}
perjury {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ)dʒəɹi/ (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath) :: perjurio {m}
perky {adj} /ˈpɝki/ (lively or enthusiastic) :: vivaz
perlèche {n} (angular cheilitis) :: queilitis angular {f}
perlocution {n} /pɜɹləkjuʃən/ (effect of utterance) :: perlocución {f}
Perm {prop} (city in Russia) :: Perm {m}
permaban {v} (to ban permanently) :: bloquear permanentemente, [verb] bloquear permanentemente
permafrost {n} /ˈpɝməˌfɹɔst/ (permanently frozen ground) :: permafrost {m}, permacongelamiento {m}, permagel {m}, pergelisuelo {m}, pergelisol {m}, suelo permanentemente congelado {m}, suelo permanentemente helado {m}
permalink {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).mə.lɪŋk/ (static address) :: permalink {m}
permanence {n} /ˈpɜɹmənəns/ (the state of being permanent) :: permanencia {f}
permanent {adj} /ˈpɝmənənt/ (without end) :: permanente
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time) :: permanente
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner) :: permanentemente, constantemente, continuamente
permanent marker {n} (felt-tip pen used to create permanent water-resistant writing) :: permanente {m}, marcador permanente {m}
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent ::
permeable {adj} (that absorbs or allows the passage of fluids) :: permeable
permeate {v} /ˈpɝmiˌeɪ̯t/ (to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement) :: percolar, permear
permeate {v} (to enter and spread through; to pervade) :: permear
permille {n} /pə(ɹ)ˈmɪli/ (per thousand) :: por mil
permission {n} /pɚˈmɪʃən/ (authorisation) :: permiso {m}
permission {n} (in computing) :: permiso {m}
permissive {adj} (lenient) :: laxo
permit {v} /pɚˈmɪt/ (allow (something) to happen) :: permitir
permit {n} (an artifact or document rendering something allowed or legal) :: permiso {m}
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium) :: permitividad {f}
permutation {n} (one-to-one mapping) :: permutación {f}
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements) :: permutación {f}
Pernambucan {adj} :: pernambucano
Pernambucan {n} :: pernambucano
pernicious {adj} /pəˈnɪʃəs/ (causing much harm) :: pernicioso
pernicious {adj} (causing death or injury) :: pernicioso
pernickety {adj} /pɜː(ɹ)ˈnɪk.ɪ.ti/ (paying undue attention to minor details) :: punctilloso, puntilloso
pernickety {adj} (requiring attention to minor details) :: puntilloso
pernoctation {n} (an overnight stay) :: pernoctación
Peronism {prop} (the ideology of the presidents Perón) :: peronismo {m}
Peronist {n} (A supporter or Juan Perón and/or Eva Perón and/or their regime.) :: peronista
Peronist {n} (An adherent of modern-day Peronism including any of the political parties that identify themselves as such.) :: peronista
Peronist {adj} (Of or describing Juan and Eva Perón and/or their regime) :: peronista
Peronist {adj} (Adhering to or describing modern day Peronism, including any of the political parties that self-identify as such) :: peronista
perovskite {n} (a mineral, calcium titanate) :: perovskita {f}
peroxidation {n} (all senses) :: peroxidación
peroxide {n} (chemical compound with two oxygen atoms) :: peróxido {m}
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide ::
per pale {adv} (heraldry: perpendicularly to the horizontal plane) :: partido
perpendicular {adj} /pɝ.pɛnˈdɪk.ju.lɚ/ (at or forming a right angle to) :: perpendicular
perpendicularly {adv} (in a perpendicular manner) :: perpendicularmente
perpent stone {n} (perpender) :: perpiaño {m}
perpetrate {v} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).pə.ˌtɹaɪt/ (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit) :: perpetrar
perpetrator {n} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).pɪ.ˌtɹeɪt.ə(ɹ)/ (one who perpetrates) :: perpetrador {m} {f}
perpetual {adj} /pɚˈpɛtʃuəl/ (lasting forever) :: perpetuo
perpetually {adv} (seeming to never end) :: perpetuamente
perpetuate {v} (to make perpetual) :: perpetuar
perpetuate {v} (to prolong the existence of) :: perpetuar
perpetuity {n} (the quality or state of being perpetual) :: perpetuidad {f}
Perpignan {prop} /ˌpɝpiˈnjɑ̃/ (city in Pyrénées-Orientales, France) :: Perpiñán {f}
perplex {v} /pɚˈplɛks/ (To cause to feel baffled) :: confundir, desconcertar
perplexed {adj} (confused or puzzled) :: perplejo
per procurationem {adv} (by the agency of) :: por poder
perquisite {n} /ˈpɜːkwɪzɪt/ (benefit beyond salary) :: beneficios {m-p}
perquisite {n} (gratuity) :: propina {f}
perquisite {n} (privilege) :: privilegio {m}
perry {n} /ˈpɛɹi/ (Beverage from pears) :: perada {f}
per se {adv} /pɚːˈseɪ/ (by itself) :: per se
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily ::
persecute {v} /ˈpɝsəkjut/ (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict) :: perseguir
persecution {n} (the act of persecuting) :: persecución {f}
Persephone {prop} /pɚˈsɛfəniː/ (Greek goddess) :: Perséfone {f}
Persepolis {prop} /pɝˈsepəlɪs/ (ancient city of Persia) :: Persépolis {f}
Perseus {prop} /ˈpɝsi.əs/ (mythical Greek warrior) :: Perseo {m}
Perseus {prop} (constellation) :: Perseus
perseverance {n} /ˌpɜː(ɹ)səˈvɪəɹəns/ (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence) :: perseverancia {f}
persevere {v} (To persist steadfastly) :: perseverar
persevering {adj} (tending to persevere) :: perseverante {m} {f}
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran ::
Persia {prop} /ˈpɜː(ɹ).ʒə/ (region of ancient Iran) :: Persia {f}
Persian {n} /ˈpɝʒən/ (the Persian language) :: persa {m}
Persian {n} (person from Persia) :: persa {m} {f}
Persian {n} :: [2] persa {m} {f}
Persian {adj} :: persa
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula) :: golfo Pérsico {m}
persimmon {n} /pəɹˈsɪmən/ (fruit) :: caqui {m}
persimmon {n} (tree) :: caqui {m}
persist {v} /pɚˈsɪst/ (continue to exist) :: persistir
persistence {n} /pəˈsɪst(ə)ns/ (property of being persistent) :: persistenciaperseverancia
persistent {adj} /pɚˈsɪstənt/ (refusing to give up) :: persistente {m} {f}
person {n} /ˈpɝsən/ (individual) :: persona {f}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man) :: humano {m}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind) :: cuerpo {m}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts) :: persona {f}
person {n} (grammar: linguistic category) :: persona {f}
person {n} :: individuo {m}
persona {n} /pɝˈsoʊnə/ (character played by an actor) :: personaje {m}
persona {n} (the appearance one presents to the world) :: personaje {m}
personable {adj} (having pleasing appearance or manner) :: simpatico, amable
personage {n} /ˈpɹsn̩ɨdʒ/ (a famous or important person) :: personaje {m}
personal {adj} /ˈpɜɹ.sən.əl/ (of or pertaining to a particular person) :: personal
personal data {n} :: dato personal {m} {s}, datos personales {m} {p}
personal injury {n} (injury to the body) :: daño moral {m}
personality {n} /ˌpɜɹsəˈnælɪti/ (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people) :: personalidad {f}
personality disorder {n} (class of mental disorders) :: trastorno de personalidad {m}
personalization {n} (act of personalizing) :: personalización {f}
personalize {v} (adapt to an individual) :: personalizar
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech) :: pronombre personal {m}
personal property {n} (any property that is movable) :: bien mueble {m}
personal trainer {n} (someone employed to help another with their fitness) :: entrenador personal {m}
persona non grata {n} /pə(ɹ)ˈsəʊnə nɒn ˈɡɹɑːtə/ (a person who is not welcome) :: persona non grata
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea) :: personificación {f}
personification {n} (literary device) :: personificación {f}, prosopopeya {f}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human) :: personificación {f}
personify {v} (to be an example of) :: personificar
personify {v} (to create a representation in the form of a character) :: personificar
personnel {n} /pɝ.səˈnɛl/ (employees, office staff) :: personal {m}
persons {n} /ˈpɜːsənz/ (More than one person; considered individually) :: personas {f-p}
perspective {n} /pɚˈspɛktɪv/ (view, vista or outlook) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (appearance of depth in objects) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} (technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface) :: perspectiva {f}
perspective {n} :: perspectiva {f}
perspicacious {adj} /ˌpɜːɹ.spɪˈkeɪ.ʃəs/ (showing keen insight) :: perspicaz {s}, perspicaces {p}
perspicacious {adj} (Able to physically see clearly) :: clarividente
perspicaciously {adv} (with sharp of sight) :: perspicazmente
perspicacity {n} /ˌpɜːɹ.spɪˈkæs.ə.tiː/ (Acute discernment or understanding; insight) :: perspicacia {f}
perspicuous {adj} /pəˈspɪkjuːəs/ (clearly expressed) :: perspicuo {m}, perspicua {f}
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
perspiration {n} /ˌpɜːspəˈeɪʃn̩/ (process of perspiring) :: sudor {m}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
per stirpes {phrase} (method of distributing an estate to the descendants of a deceased legatee in which the estate is divided equally among the branches of a family, without regard to differing numbers of people in different branches) :: por estirpe
persuade {v} /pɚˈsweɪd/ (convince) :: persuadir
persuasion {n} /pɚˈsweɪʒən/ (the act of persuading) :: persuasión {f}
persuasive {adj} (convincing) :: persuasivo, convincente
persuasively {adv} (in a manner intended to convince or persuade) :: persuasivamente
pertain {v} (to belong) :: pertenecer
Perth {prop} /ˈpɝθ/ (in Western Australia) :: Perth {m}
pertinacious {adj} /pɝtn̩ˈeɪʃəs/ (holding tenaciously to an opinion or purpose) :: firme convicción
pertinacious {adj} (stubbornly resolute or tenacious) :: pertinaz
pertinence {n} (the quality of being pertinent) :: pertinencia {f}
pertinent {adj} /ˈpəːtɪnənt/ (pertaining) :: atinado, pertinente
perturb {v} /pɚˈtɝb/ (to disturb; to bother or unsettle) :: perturbar
perturbation {n} (agitation) :: perturbación {f}
perturbation {n} (a small change in a physical system or any definable system) :: perturbación {f}
perturbation {n} (variation in an orbit) :: perturbación {f}
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough ::
Peru {prop} /pəˈɹuː/ (country in South America) :: Perú {m}
Perugia {prop} :: Perugia, Perusa
peruke {n} /pəˈɹuːk/ (wig) :: peluca
peruse {v} /pəˈɹuːz/ (to examine or consider with care) :: examinar
Peruvian {n} /pəˈɹuːvi.ən/ (person from Peru) :: peruano {m}, peruana {f}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru) :: peruano
Peruvian slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: batará variable
pervade {v} /pɚˈveɪd/ (to be in every part of) :: permear
pervasive {adj} /pɚˈveɪ.sɪv/ (manifested throughout) :: penetrante, determinante, dominante
pervasiveness {n} (the state or quality of being present in all parts of a particular thing or place) :: omnipresencia {f}
pervert {v} /ˈpəːvəːt/ :: pervertir
pervy {adj} (like a sexual pervert) :: pervertido, rarito {m}
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover ::
pescetarian {n} /ˌpɛskɪˈtɛəɹi.ən/ (a person who consumes no animal flesh with the exception of fish) :: pescetariano {m}, pescetariana {f}
peseta {n} (currency) :: peseta {f}
peso {n} /ˈpeɪsəʊ/ (currency) :: peso {m}
pessary {n} (vaginal suppository) :: pesario {m}
pessimism {n} (general belief that bad things will happen) :: pesimismo {m}
pessimist {n} /ˈpɛsɪmɪst/ (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome) :: pesimista {m} {f}
pessimistic {adj} /ˌpɛ.səˈmɪs.tɪk/ (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness) :: pesimista
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst) :: pesimista
pest {n} /pɛst/ (plague) :: peste {f}, pestilencia {f}, epidemia {f}
pest {n} (annoying person) :: moscardón {m}
pester {v} /ˈpɛstɚ/ (to annoy persistently) :: molestar
pesticidal {adj} (pertaining to pesticides) :: pesticida
pesticide {n} /ˈpɛstɪsaɪd/ (substance used to kill or repress the activities of pests) :: pesticida, plaguicida
pestiferous {adj} /ˌpɛsˈtɪfəɹəs/ (containing organisms that cause contagious diseases) :: pestífero
pestiferous {adj} (annoying, vexatious) :: pestífero, pernicioso, pesado
pestle {n} /ˈpɛsəl/ (instrument used with a mortar to grind things) :: pilón {m}, pistilo {m}
pesto {n} /ˈpɛstoʊ/ (an Italian sauce especially for pasta) :: pesto {m}
pet {n} /pɛt/ (an animal kept as a companion) :: mascota {f}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal)) :: acariciar
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously) :: acariciar
peta- {prefix} /ˈpɛtə/ (SI prefix) :: peta-
petal {n} /ˈpɛtl̩/ (one of the component parts of the corolla of a flower) :: pétalo {m}
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans) :: petaso
Peter {prop} /ˈpiːtə/ (male given name) :: Pedro
Peter {prop} (the Apostle) :: Pedro
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter) :: Pedro {m}
peter out {v} (to diminish) :: disminuirse
Peter Pan syndrome {prop} /piːtə pan ˈsɪndɹəʊm/ (Supposed psychological phenomenon) :: síndrome de Peter Pan {m}
Peterson {prop} /ˈpitɚsən/ (surname meaning "son of Peter") :: Pérez
petiole {n} /ˈpɛdiˌoʊl/ (stalk of a leaf) :: pecíolo, peciolo {m}
petite bourgeoisie {n} (petite bourgeoisie) :: pequeña burguesía {f}
petition {n} /pəˈtɪ.ʃən/ (formal, written request made to an official person) :: petición {f}
petition {n} (legal: formal request for judicial action) :: petición {f}
petitioner {n} (someone who presents a petition to a court) :: accionante {m} {f}, peticionario
petit jury {n} (regular trial jury, assembled to determine criminal or civil liability) :: jurado de juicio {m}
Petrarch {prop} /ˈpetɹɑːɹk/ (nickname of Francesco Petrarca) :: Petrarca {m}
Petrarchan {adj} (of or relating to Petrarch) :: petrarquista
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: soneto italiano {m}, soneto petrarquista {m}, soneto petrarquiano {m}
Petrarchism {n} (Petrarch's literary style) :: petrarquismo {m}
petrel {n} /ˈpɛtɹəl/ (Procellariiformes) :: petrel {m}, damero {m}
petrichor {n} /ˈpɛtɹɪkɚ/ (distinctive scent) :: petricor {m}
Petri dish {n} /ˈpiːtɹi ˌdiʃ/ (dish used to culture bacteria) :: placa de Petri {f}
petrification {n} (process of replacing the organic residues with insoluble salts) :: petrificación {f}, silicatización
petrify {v} /ˈpɛ.tɹəˌfaɪ/ (to harden organic matter) :: petrificar
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright) :: petrificar
petrochemistry {n} (the branch of chemistry that deals with petroleum) :: petroquímica {f}
petrodollar {n} (money earned from oil) :: petrodólar {m}
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times) :: petroglifo {m}
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline ::
petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil ::
petroleum jelly {n} (pale yellow semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum) :: petrolato {m}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank ::
Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky {prop} (city in Russia) :: Petropávlovsk-Kamchatski
petrous {adj} (anatomy: of the dense portion of the temporal bone) :: petroso
pet shop {n} (shop) :: tienda de animales {m}
petticoat {n} /ˈpɛtɪkəʊt/ (woman's undergarment worn under a skirt) :: enaguas {f} , combinación {f} [Colombian Atlantic Coast], fondo {m} [Mexico, Venezuela], fustán {m} [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua], peticote {m} [Panama], sayuela {f} [Cuba]
pettifogger {n} /ˈpɛtɪˌfɑːɡɚ/ (An unscrupulous lawyer) :: leguleyo, picapleitos
petty {adj} /ˈpʰɛɾi]/ (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault) :: pequeño, insignificante, baladí, nimio, menor, de pitiminí
petty {adj} (small-minded) :: meticuloso, detallista, mezquino, nimio
petty {adj} (begrudging) :: malvado
petty bourgeoisie {n} (social class) :: pequeña burguesía {f}
petty cash {n} (small amount of cash kept by a business) :: caja menor {f}
petty crime {n} (minor crime collectively) :: delito menor {m}
petty theft {n} (theft of property of low value) :: hurto {m}
petunia {n} /pəˈtuːnjə/ (flower) :: petunia {f}
pew {n} /pjuː/ (long bench in a church) :: banco de iglesia {m}
pewter {n} /ˈpjutɚ/ (alloy of tin, copper and antimony) :: peltre {m}
peyote {n} /peɪˈjoʊti/ (cactus) :: peyote {m}
phablet {n} /ˈfæblɪt/ (electronic handheld device) :: tabléfono {m}
-phage {suffix} (something that eats, or consumes) :: -fago {m}
phagocytosis {n} /ˌfeɪɡəʊsaɪˈtəʊsɪs/ :: fagocitosis
-phagous {suffix} /-fəɡəs/ (feeding on) :: -fago
-phagy {suffix} (the consumption of) :: -fagia {f}
Phaistos {prop} /ˈfɛstɒs/ (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete) :: Festo {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx ::
phalanx {n} /ˈfeɪlæŋks/ (finger or toe bone) :: falange {f}
phalarope {n} /ˈfæləɹəʊp/ (wading bird in the family Scolopacidae) :: falaropo {m}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) SEE: penile ::
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) :: fálico
phallicism {n} (phallus-worship) :: falismo {m}
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
phallus {n} /ˈfæləs/ (the penis or its representation) :: falo {m}
phanerogam {n} (plant that produces seeds) :: espermatofita {f}, espermatófita {f}, espermatofito {m}, espermatófito {m}
phantasmagoria {n} /ˌfæntæzməˈɡɔːɹi.ə/ (a dreamlike state) :: fantasmagoria {f}
phantom {n} /ˈfæntəm/ (something having no physical reality) :: fantasma {m}
pharaoh {n} /ˈfæɹəʊ/ (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt) :: faraón {m}
pharaonic {adj} /ˌfɛəɹeɪˈɒnɪk/ (of or pertaining to a pharaoh) :: faraónico
pharaonic {adj} (impressively large or luxurious) :: faraónico
Pharisee {n} /ˈfɛɹɪsiː/ (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc) :: fariseo {m}
pharmaceutical {adj} /ˌfɑɹməˈs(j)utɪkl̩/ (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists) :: farmacéutico
pharmaceutically {adv} (in a pharmaceutical manner) :: farmacéuticamente
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
pharmacist {n} /ˈfɑɹməsɪst/ (professional who dispenses prescription drugs) :: farmacéutico {m}, farmacéutica {f}, apoticario {m}, boticario {m}
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological ::
pharmacological {adj} /ˌfɑɹməkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ (of or having to do with pharmacology) :: farmacológico
pharmacologist {n} /ˌfɑɹməˈkɒlədʒɪst/ (student of or one who is versed in pharmacology) :: farmacólogo {m}, farmacóloga {f}
pharmacology {n} /ˌfɑɹməˈkɒlədʒi/ (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals) :: farmacología {f}
pharmacopoeia {n} /ˌfɑɹ.mə.kəˈpi.ə/ (official book of medicines) :: farmacopea {f}
pharmacovigilance {n} /ˌfɑːməkəʊˈvɪdʒɪl(ə)ns/ (detection, assessment, understanding and prevention of adverse effects of medicines) :: farmacovigilancia {f}
pharmacy {n} /ˈfɑɹməsi/ (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed) :: farmacia {f}, botica {f}
pharmacy {n} (science of medicinal substances) :: farmacia {f}
pharyngeal {adj} /ˌfæɹɪnˈdʒiːəl/ (of or pertaining to the pharynx) :: faríngeo
pharyngeal {adj} (of pharyngeal sounds) :: faríngeo
pharyngitis {n} (inflammation of the pharynx) :: faringitis
pharynx {n} /ˈfæɹɪŋks/ (part of alimentary canal) :: faringe {m}
phase {n} /feɪz/ (distinguishable part of a sequence) :: fase {f}
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype ::
phase modulation {n} (form of modulation) :: modulación de la fase
phasmid {n} /ˈfazmɪd/ (an insect) :: fásmido {m}
phasor {n} (representation of a complex number) :: fasor {m}
Phaëthon {prop} /ˈfeɪəθən/ (son of Helios) :: Faetón {m}, Faetonte {m}
phatic {adj} /ˈfætɪk/ (more polite than meaningful) :: fático
pheasant {n} /ˈfɛzənt/ (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food) :: faisán {m}
pheasantry {n} (place for keeping pheasants) :: faisanería {f}
phenobarbital {n} (barbiturate sedative) :: fenobarbital {m}
phenol {n} (caustic compound derived from benzene) :: fenol {m}
phenol {n} (any of a class of aromatic organic compounds having at least one hydroxyl group attached directly to the benzene ring) :: fenol {m}
phenolic {adj} (organic chemistry: of, relating to, or derived from a phenol) :: fenólico
phenological {adj} (pertaining to phenology) :: fenológico
phenolphthalein {n} /finɔlˈfθælin/ (pH indicator) :: fenolftaleína {f}
phenomenal {adj} (remarkable) :: fenomenal {n}
phenomenological {adj} (of or relating to phenomenology) :: fenomenológico {m}
phenomenology {n} /fɪˌnɑməˈnɑləɡi/ (philosophy based on intuitive experience of phenomena) :: fenomenología {f}
phenomenon {n} /fɪˈnɑmənɑn/ (observable fact or occurrence) :: fenómeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event) :: fenómeno {m}
phenomenon {n} (philosophy: experienced object structured by the mind) :: fenómeno {m}
phenotype {n} /ˈfiːnə(ʊ)ˌtaɪp/ (appearance of organism) :: fenotipo
phenotypic {adj} /fiːnə(ʊ)ˈtɪpɪk/ (of, or relating to a phenotype) :: fenotípico
phenyl {n} /ˈfɛ.n(ə)l/ (univalent hydrocarbon radical (C6H5)) :: fenilo {m}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2) :: fenilalanina {f}
pheromone {n} (chemical) :: feromona {f}
phew {interj} /fjuː/ (Used to show relief, fatigue, or surprise) :: ¡fíu!, ¡menos mal!
phew {interj} (Used to show disgust) :: puaj
phi {n} /faɪ/ (Greek letter) :: fi {f}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial ::
Philadelphia {prop} /fɪləˈdɛlfi.ə/ (largest city in Pennsylvania) :: Filadelfia {f}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover ::
philanderer {n} /fɪ.ˈlæn.də.ɹɚ/ (fickle lover) :: donjuán {m}
philanthropic {adj} (of or pertaining to philanthropy; characterized by philanthropy) :: filantrópico
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind) :: filántropo {m}
philanthropist {n} (very generous person) :: filántropo {m}
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity ::
philanthropy {n} /fɪˈlænθɹəpiː/ (benevolent altruism with the intention of increasing the well-being of mankind) :: filantropía {f}
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting) :: filatélico
philatelist {n} /fɪˈlætəlɪst/ (a person who studies or collects stamps) :: filatelista {m} {f}
philately {n} /fɪˈlæt.ə.li/ (stamp collecting) :: filatelia {f}
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.) :: filatelia {f}
-phile {suffix} (Forming nouns and adjectives denoting "friend") :: -filo
Philemon {prop} /ˌfaɪˈliːmɒn/ (book of the Bible) :: Filemón {m}
Philemon {prop} (male given name) :: Filemón
philharmonic {adj} (appreciative of the performance of music) :: filarmónico {m}
philharmonic {n} (full-sized symphonic orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philharmonic orchestra {n} (symphony orchestra) SEE: symphony orchestra ::
philia {n} /ˈfɪli.ə/ (psychological disorder) :: filia {f}
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship ::
-philia {suffix} (forming words denoting abnormal linking towards a given thing) :: -filia {f}
Philip {prop} /ˈfɪlɪp/ (biblical persons) :: Felipe {m}
Philip {prop} (male given name) :: Felipe {m}
Philippi {prop} /fɪˈlɪpaɪ/ (ancient town) :: Filipos {m-p}
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Filipenses {p}
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines) :: águila monera {m}
Philippines {prop} /ˈfɪlɪpinz/ (Republic of the Philippines) :: Filipinas {f-p}
Philistia {prop} (ancient pentapolis in the Levant) :: Filistea
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture) :: filisteo
Philistine {n} /ˈfɪl.ɪ.staɪn/ (person from Philistia) :: filisteo
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine ::
philological {adj} (pertaining to the history of literature) :: filológico {m}
philologically {adv} (in a philological manner) :: filológicamente
philologist {n} (person who engages in philology) :: filólogo {m}
philology {n} /fɪˈlɒlədʒɪ/ (historical linguistics) :: filología {f}
Philomena {prop} (female given name) :: Filomena
philosophaster {n} (a pretender to philosophy; a petty or charlatan philosopher) :: filosofastro {m}
philosopher {n} /fəˈlɑsəfəɹ/ (person devoted to studying philosophy) :: filósofo {m}, filósofa {f}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone) :: piedra filosofal {f}
philosophical {adj} (of or pertaining to philosophy) :: filosófico {m}
philosophically {adv} (in a philosophical manner) :: filosóficamente
philosophy {n} /fɪˈlɒsəfi/ (academic discipline) :: filosofía {f}
philosophy {n} :: filosofía {f}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science) :: filosofía de la ciencia {f}
philter {n} (love potion) :: pócima {f}
philtrum {n} /ˈfɪltɹəm/ (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip) :: surco nasolabial {m}
phishing {n} /ˈfɪʃɪŋ/ (malicious act) :: phishing {m}
phlebitis {n} /flɪˈbaɪtɪs/ (inflammation of vein) :: flebitis {f}
phlebotomist {n} (medical worker) :: flebotomista
Phlegethon {prop} /ˈflɛɡɪθɒn/ (river of the underworld) :: Flegetonte {m}
phlegm {n} /flɛm/ (mucus secreted in the bronchial passages) :: flema {f}
phlegmatic {adj} /flɛɡˈmætɪk/ (not easily excited to action) :: flemático
phlegmatic {adj} (abounding in phlegm) :: flemático
phloem {n} /ˈfləʊ.əm/ (vascular tissue) :: floema {m}
phlogiston {n} /flə(ʊ)ˈdʒɪstɒn/ (hypothetical fiery principle) :: flogisto
phlogopite {n} (a mica, the magnesium endmember of biotite) :: flogopita {f}
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis) :: flogosis
Phnom Penh {prop} /pəˈnɔːm ˈpɛn/ (capital city of Cambodia) :: Nom Pen {f}
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person having a fear of a specific thing) :: -fobo {m}
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person who hates or despises a specific thing) :: -fobo {m}
-phobia {suffix} /ˌfəʊbi.ə/ (used to form nouns meaning fear) :: -fobia {f}
phobia {n} /ˈfəʊbi.ə/ (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety) :: fobia {f}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear) :: fobofobia {f}
Phobos {prop} /ˈfoʊbəs/ (mythology) :: Fobos {m}
Phobos {prop} (moon of Mars) :: Fobos
phocine {adj} /ˈfəʊsʌɪn/ (pertaining to seals) :: fócido {m}
phocomelia {n} /ˌfəʊkəˈmiːlɪə/ (phocomelia) :: focomelia {f}
Phoenicia {prop} /fəˈnɪʃɪə/ (land of the Phoenicians) :: Fenicia
Phoenician {adj} /fəˈniːʃən/ (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia) :: fenicio
Phoenician {prop} (Semitic language spoken by the inhabitants of Phoenicia) :: fenicio {m}
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia) :: fenicio {m}
phoenix {n} /ˈfiːnɪks/ (mythological bird) :: fénix {m}
Phoenix {prop} /ˈfiːnɪks/ (mythical firebird) :: Fénix
Phoenix {prop} (constellation) :: Phoenix
phonation {n} (process of producing vocal sound) :: fonación {f}
phone {v} /foʊ̯n/ (to call (someone) on the telephone) :: telefonear, llamar por teléfono
phone {n} (speech segment) :: fono {m}
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone ::
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call ::
phoneme {n} /ˈfoʊnim/ (indivisible unit of sound) :: fonema {m}
phonendoscope {n} (a form of stethoscope used in auscultation) :: fonendoscopio {m}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number ::
phone sex {n} (erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people) :: sexo telefónico {m}
phonetic {adj} /fəˈnɛtɪk/ (relating to sounds of spoken language) :: fonético
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones) :: fonético
phonetically {adv} (in the way it sounds) :: fonéticamente
phonetician {n} /ˌfoʊnəˈtɪʃ(ə)n/ (person who specializes in phonetics) :: fonetista {m} {f}
phonetics {n} /fəˈnɛtɪks/ (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols) :: fonética {f}
Phoney War {prop} (Phoney War) :: guerra de broma
phonic {adj} (phonic) :: fónico
phono- {prefix} (relating to sound) :: fono-
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone ::
phonograph record {n} (record) SEE: record ::
phonological {adj} (of or relating to phonology) :: fonológico
phonologist {n} /fəˈnɑlədʒɪst/ (person who specializes in phonology) :: fonólogo {m}
phonology {n} /fəˈnɑlədʒi/ (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages) :: fonología {f}
phonometer {n} (instrument) :: fonómetro {m}
phonotactics {n} (branch of phonology) :: fonotaxis {f}
phony {adj} (fraudulent; fake) :: falso
phony {n} (a person who professes beliefs or opinions that they do not hold) :: farsante
phorbol {n} (diterpene derivative) :: forbol {m}
-phore {suffix} (bearer or carrier of) :: -foro {m}
phosphatase {n} (an enzyme that hydrolyzes phosphate esters) :: fosfatasa
phosphate {n} (any salt or ester of phosphoric acid) :: fosfato {m}
phosphatidylinositol {n} (a phospholipid) :: fosfatidilinositol {m}
phosphide {n} (binary compound of phosphorus) :: fosfuro {m}
phosphofructokinase {n} (enzyme) :: fosfofructoquinasa {f}
phospholipase {n} (enzyme that hydrolyses phospholipids) :: fosfolipasa {f}
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group) :: fosfolípido {m}
phosphoresce {v} (to exhibit phosphorescence) :: fosforescer
phosphorescence {n} /ˌfɑːsfəˈɹɛsəns/ (emission of light without heat) :: fosforescencia {f}
phosphorescent {adj} (emitting light for a period of time after the source of excitation is taken away) :: fosforescente
phosphoric acid {n} (the colourless liquid; H3PO4) :: ácido fosfórico {m}
phosphorus {n} /ˈfɑsfɚəs/ (element) :: fósforo {m}
phosphorylation {n} (the process of transferring a phosphate group from a donor to an acceptor) :: fosforilación {f}
photic {adj} (irradiated by light) :: fótico
photo {n} (photograph) SEE: photograph ::
photo {v} /ˈfoʊ.t̬oʊ/ (to take a photograph) :: instantánea {f}
photo album {n} (book with a collection of photographs placed inside) :: álbum de fotos {m}, álbum fotográfico {m}
photocell {n} (photoelectric cell) SEE: photoelectric cell ::
photochemical {adj} (relating to photochemistry) :: fotoquímico
photochemical reaction {n} (chemical reaction) :: reacción fotoquímica {f}
photochemistry {n} (study of photochemical reactions) :: fotoquímica {f}
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates) :: copiadora {f}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier) :: fotocopia {f}
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier) :: fotocopiar
photodiode {n} (semiconductor) :: fotodiodo {m}
photodisintegration {n} (physics: any nuclear reaction initiated by absorption of high-energy electromagnetic radiation) :: fotodesintegración {f}
photoelectric {adj} (relating to electric effects) :: fotoeléctrico
photoelectric cell {n} (transducer) :: célula fotoeléctrica
photoelectric effect {n} (emission) :: efecto fotoeléctrico {m}
photoemission {n} (ejection of electrons) :: fotoemisión {f}
photoemitter {n} (material) :: fotoemisor {m}
photofluorography {n} (photographic recording of fluoroscope image) :: fotofluorografía {f}
photogenic {adj} /ˌfoʊ.toʊˈdʒɛn.ɪk/ (producing or emitting light) :: fotogénico
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed) :: fotogénico
photograph {n} /ˈfoʊtəˌɡɹæf/ (picture) :: fotografía {f}, foto {f}
photograph {n} (picture) :: foto {f}, fotografía {f}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph) :: fotografiar, tomar una foto
photographer {n} /fəˈtɑɡɹəfɚ/ (one who takes photographs) :: fotógrafo {m}, fotógrafa {f}
photographic {adj} /ˌfoʊtəˈɡɹæfɪk/ (of or pertaining to photographs) :: fotográfico
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photography) :: fotográfico
photographically {adv} (using photography) :: fotográficamente
photography {n} /fəˈtɑɡɹəfi/ (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces) :: fotografía {f}
photography {n} (occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs) :: fotografía {f}
photoisomerization {n} (formation of isomers) :: fotoisomerización {f}
photojournalism {n} (journalism via photographs or images) :: fotoperiodismo {m}
photojournalist {n} (journalist who uses photojournalism) :: fotoperiodista {m} {f}
photoluminescence {n} (luminescence due to photon absorption) :: fotoluminiscencia
photolysis {n} (chemical reaction) :: fotólisis {f}
photomask {n} :: máscara fotográfica
photometer {n} /fəˈtɑmədər/ (measuring instrument) :: fotómetro {m}
photomultiplier {n} (device that uses a photocathode) :: fotomultiplicador {m}
photon {n} /ˈfəʊtɒn/ (quantum of light) :: fotón {m}
photonics {n} (the science and technology of generating and controlling photons) :: fotónica
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light) :: fotofobia {f}
photophosphorylation {n} (photosynthetic phosphorylation) :: fotofosforilación {f}
photoreceptor {n} (biology: a specialized neuron able to detect and react to light) :: fotorreceptor {m}
photosensitive {adj} (sensitive to light) :: fotosensible {m} {f}
photo shoot {n} (photo session) :: sesión fotográfica {f}
photoshoot {n} (photo shoot) SEE: photo shoot ::
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture) :: photoshopear
photosphere {n} (A visible surface layer of a star) :: fotosfera {f}
photosynthesis {n} /ˌfoʊtoʊˈsɪnθəsɪs/ (biological process) :: fotosíntesis {f}
photosynthetic {adj} (of or relating to photosynthesis) :: fotosintético
phototoxicity {n} (adverse effect) :: fototoxicidad {f}
phototube {n} (gas-filled electron tube) :: fototubo {m}
photovoltaic {adj} (producing a voltage when exposed to light) :: fotovoltaico
phrasal verb {n} (idiomatic phrase) :: locución verbal {f}
phrase {n} /fɹeɪz/ (short written or spoken expression) :: expresión {f}, frase {f}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence) :: sintagma {m}
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece) :: frase {f}
phrase {v} (to express by means of words) :: formular, expresar, frasear
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary) :: libro de frases {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} /fɹeɪziˈɑlədʒi/ (study of set or fixed expressions) :: fraseología
phraseology {n} (group of specialized words and expressions) :: fraseología
phreatic {adj} /fɹiːˈætɪk/ (Of, or pertaining to ground water) :: freático
phrenic {adj} /ˈfɹɛnɪk/ (of or pertaining to the diaphragm) :: frénico
phrenicocolic {adj} (relating to the diaphragm and colon) :: frenocólico
phrenology {n} (the discredited "science" or pseudo-science of phrenology) :: frenología {f}
Phrygia {prop} /ˈfɹɪdʒ.i.ə/ (ancient kingdom) :: Frigia {f}
Phrygian {prop} /ˈfɹɪdʒɪən/ (language) :: frigio {m}
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward) :: gorro frigio {m}
phthalate {n} /ˈ(f)θaleɪt/ (salt or ester) :: ftalato {m}
phthalic {adj} /ˈ(f)θælɪk/ (of or relating to naphthalene or phthalic acid) :: ftálico
phthisic {adj} (of or relating to phthisis) :: tísico {m}
phthisis {n} /ˈtaɪsɪs/ (phthisis) :: tisis {f}
phycology {n} (study of algae) :: ficología {f}
phylactery {n} /fɪˈlaktəɹi/ (small object worn for its power; amulet or charm) :: amuleto {m}
phylactery {n} (leather case containing biblical scrolls, worn by Jewish men; the tefilla) :: filacteria {f}
phylloquinone {n} (polycyclic aromatic ketone) :: filoquinona {f}
phyllosilicate {n} (type of silicate) :: filosilicato {m}
phyllotaxis {n} /fɪləˈtæksɪs/ (The arrangement of leaves on a stem) :: filotaxis {f}
phylogenetics {n} (study of organism relationships) :: filogenia {f}
phylogenetic tree {n} (tree diagram) :: árbol filogenético {m}
phylogeny {n} /faɪˈlɑdʒəni/ (evolutionary history of an organism) :: filogenia {f}
phylum {n} /ˈfaɪləm/ ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class) :: filo {m}
physalis {n} /ˈfɪsəlɪs/ (plant of the genus Physalis) :: uchuva {f}
physical {adj} /ˈfɪzɪkəl/ (having to do with the body) :: físico
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world) :: físico
physical {adj} (having to do with physics) :: físico
physical {n} (physical examination) :: revisación {f}
physical chemistry {n} (the chemistry subdiscipline) :: fisicoquímica {f}
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component) :: educación física
physical law {n} (physical law) :: ley de la naturaleza {f}, leyes naturales {f-p}, ley científica {f}
physically {adv} /ˈfɪzɪkli/ (in a physical manner) :: físicamente
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy ::
physician {n} /fɪˈzɪʃən/ (medical doctor) :: médico {m}, facultativo
physicist {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪ.sɪst/ (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics) :: físico
physic nut {n} (small tree) :: piñón de tempate, jatrofa
physicochemical {adj} (of or pertaining to physical chemistry) :: fisicoquímico
physics {n} /ˈfɪz.ɪks/ (branch of science) :: física {f}
physiography {n} (subfield of geography) :: fisiografia {f}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological ::
physiological {adj} /ˌfɪzi.əˈlɑdʒɪkəl/ (of, or relating to physiology) :: fisiológico
physiologically {adv} (in accordance with the science of physiology) :: fisiológicamente
physiologist {n} (person) :: fisiólogo {m}, fisióloga {f}
physiology {n} /ˌfɪziˈɑ.lə.d͡ʒi/ (branch of biology) :: fisiología {f}
physiotherapist {n} (therapist who treats physical injury or dysfunction, usually with exercise) :: fisioterapeuta {m} {f}
physiotherapy {n} (therapy that uses physical techniques such as massage and exercise) :: terapia física {f}, rehabilitación {f}, recapazitación {f}
phyto- {prefix} (Pertaining to or derived from plants) :: fito-
phytochemical {n} (any chemical substance characteristic of plants) :: fitoquímico {m}
phytoclimatic {adj} :: fitoclimático
phytogeography {n} (geobotany) SEE: geobotany ::
phytomining {n} (planting of vegetation that will selectively concentrate specific metals) :: fitominería {f}
phytopathogen {n} :: fitopatógeno
phytophagous {adj} (feeding on plants) :: fitófago
phytoplankton {n} (plankton which obatin energy by photosynthesis) :: fitoplancton {m}
phytosanitary {adj} (concerning the health of plants) :: fitosanitario {m}, fitosanitaria {f}
phytosociology {n} (the study of the ecology, classification and distribution of plant communities) :: fitosociología {f}
phytosterol {n} :: fitoesterol
phytotomy {n} (study of the internal structures of plants) :: fitotomía {f}
pi {n} /paɪ/ (letter of Greek alphabet) :: pi {f}
pi {n} (irrational mathematical constant) :: pi {f}
Piacenza {prop} (province) :: Plasencia
Piacenzian {prop} (subdivision of the Pliocene epoch) :: Piacenziense
pia mater {n} (innermost of the meninges) :: piamadre {f}
pianissimo {adv} (very soft) :: pianissimo
pianist {n} /ˈpi.ənɪst/ (piano player) :: pianista {m} {f}
piano {n} /piˈænoʊ/ (a keyboard musical instrument) :: piano {m}
piano {adv} (music: softly) :: piano
piano bench {n} (a rectangular wooden bench used while playing the piano) :: banqueta del piano {f}
pianola {n} (music) SEE: player piano ::
piano roll {n} (A perforated roll of paper containing encoded music to be played by a pianola or player piano) :: rollo de piano {m}
piastre {n} (historical: Spanish or Spanish-American coin) :: piastra {f}
piastre {n} (Ottoman or Middle Eastern currency) :: piastra {f}
pica {n} /ˈpaɪkə/ (disorder) :: pica {f}
pica {n} (12 Didot-point type) SEE: cicero ::
picador {n} (a lancer mounted on horseback who assists a matador) :: picador {m}
picaresque {adj} (of or pertaining to rogues) :: picaresco
picaroon {v} /ˌpɪkəˈɹuːn/ (to behave as a pirate) :: piratear
Picassoesque {adj} :: picassesco
piccolo {n} /ˈpɪkoloʊ/ (musical instrument) :: flautín {m}, píccolo {m}
piccolo {n} :: flautín {m}
pièce de résistance {n} /piˈɛs də ɹəˈzɪs.tɑ̃z/ (masterpiece) :: obra maestra {f}
Pichilemu {prop} (Pichilemu) :: Pichilemu {m}, Pichilemo {m}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose ::
pick {n} /pɪk/ (pickaxe) :: pico {m}
pick {n} (tool to open a lock) :: ganzúa
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption) :: pelar
pick {v} :: coger
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum ::
pickaxe {n} /ˈpɪkˌæks/ (heavy iron tool) :: pico {m}
picket {n} (sentry) SEE: sentry ::
picket {n} (protester outside a workplace during a strike) :: piquete
picket line {n} (military: barrier or fortification formed by pickets) SEE: stockade ::
pickle {n} /ˈpɪkl̩/ (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup) :: pepinillo
pickle {n} (any vegetable preserved in vinegar and consumed as relish) :: escabeche {m}, picles {m-p}
pickle {n} (brine used for preserving food) :: vinagreta {f}
pickle {v} (to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution) :: encurtir, escabechar, conservar
pick on {v} (bully, bother, or harass) :: hostigar
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril) :: hurgarse la nariz
pickpocket {n} /ˈpɪkpɒkɪt/ (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby) :: carterista
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise) :: coger, solevar
pick up {v} (to improve, increase, or speed up) :: mejorar
pick up {v} (to collect an object, especially in passing) :: recoger, recolectar
pick up {v} (to receive (a signal)) :: captar
pick up {v} (to answer (a telephone), see pick up the phone) :: contestar
pick up {v} :: pepenar [Central America, Mexico]
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck ::
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger) :: [Argentina] piropo
pick up the phone {v} (to pick up the receiver of a telephone to answer a call) :: contestar el teléfono
pickup truck {n} (truck with an open cargo bed) :: camioneta {f}, pickup {f} [Latin America], picop {m} [Guatemala], troca {f} [Northern Mexico], troque {m} [Northwestern Mexico]
picky {adj} /ˈpɪki/ (fussy, particular) :: exigente, selectivo
picnic {n} /ˈpɪknɪk/ (a meal eaten outdoors) :: jira {f}, pícnic {f}
picnic site {n} :: merendero {m}
pico de gallo {n} /ˌpikoʊdəˈɡaɪ.oʊ/ (condiment generally made with diced raw onions, tomatoes, chiles, and cilantro) :: pico de gallo {m}
picometer {n} (picometre) SEE: picometre ::
picometre {n} (10-12 of a metre) :: picómetro {m}
Picos de Europa {prop} (mountain range in northern Spain) :: Picos de Europa {m-p}
picric acid {n} (picric acid) :: ácido pícrico {m}
picross {n} (puzzle in which cells of a grid must be filled) SEE: nonogram ::
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea) :: pictograma {m}
Pictor {prop} (constellation) :: Pictor
picture {n} /ˈpɪk(t)ʃɚ/ (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc) :: imagen {f}
picture {n} (photograph) :: foto {f}, fotografía {f}
picture {n} (informal: cinema) :: cine {m}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations) :: libro ilustrado {m}
picturesque {adj} /pɪktʃəˈɹɛsk/ (resembling a picture or painting) :: pintoresco
Pi Day {prop} /ˈpaɪ deɪ/ (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi)) :: Día de Pi {m}
pidgin {n} /ˈpɪdʒən/ (amalgamation of two languages having no native speakers) :: pidgin {m}
pie {n} /paɪ/ (type of pastry) :: pastel {m}, pay {m}, tarta {f}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza ::
pie {n} (pie chart) SEE: pie chart ::
piebald {adj} /ˈpaɪ.bɔld/ (spotted or blotched) :: moteado
piece {n} /piːs/ (part of a larger whole) :: pieza {f}, pedazo {m}, trozo {m}
piece {n} (object played in a board game) :: pieza
piece {n} (small coin) :: pieza {f}
piece {n} (artistic creation) :: pieza {f}
piece {n} (artillery) :: pieza de artillería {f}
piece {n} :: pedazo {m}, trozo {m}
piecemeal {adj} /ˈpiːs.miːl/ (Made or done in pieces or one stage at a time) :: deslavazado, poco sistemático
piecemeal {adv} (piece by piece) :: deslavazadamente, desordenadamente
piece of cake {n} /ˈpiːsə(v)ˈkeɪk/ (simple or easy job) :: coser y cantar, bicoca {f}, pan comido, papita pal loro
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture) :: mueble {m}
piece of paper {n} (sheet or scrap of paper) :: papel {m}, papelito {m}, hoja {f}
piece of shit {n} (a bad thing) :: pedazo de mierda m
piece together {v} (to physically assemble from fragments or pieces) :: juntar, montar
piece work {n} (type of work) :: trabajo a destajo {m}
pie chart {n} (graph) :: diagrama de tarta {m}
Piedmont {prop} /ˈpiːdmɒnt/ (region) :: Piamonte {m}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont) :: piamontés
Piedmontese {n} (inhabitant) :: piamontés {m}, piamontesa {f}
Piedmontese {prop} (language) :: piamontés {m}
pie iron {n} (device for making sandwiches) :: sandwicheira {f}
piem {n} /ˈpaɪ.əm/ (mnemonic) :: piema
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese ::
piemontite {n} /ˈpiməntaɪt/ (mineral) :: piemontita {f}
pier {n} /pɪə̯(ɹ)/ (raised platform built from the shore out over water) :: muelle {m}, embarcadero {m}, malecón {m}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge) :: pilar (de puente) {m}
pier {n} (rectangular pillar, or similar structure, that supports an arch, wall or roof) :: pilar {m}
pierce {v} (puncture) :: perforar
pierce {v} (to pierce) SEE: puncture ::
piercing {n} (hole for jewelry) :: pirsin {m}, perforación {f}
piercing {n} (the jewelry itself) :: pirsin {m}
piercing {adj} (anything or anyone that pierces) :: punzante {m} {f}
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture) :: Pieria
piety {n} (reverence and devotion to God) :: piedad {f}
piety {n} :: piedad {f}
piezoelectric {adj} (of or relating to piezoelectricity) :: piezoeléctrico
piezoelectricity {n} (capacity of crystal to generate electricity) :: piezoelectricidad {f}
piezomagnetism {n} (magnetism) :: piezomagnetismo {m}
piezometer {n} (instrument used to measure pressure) :: piezómetro {m}
piffle {n} /ˈpɪf.əl/ (nonsense, foolish talk) :: parloteo, chapurreo, chamullo, cháchara, jerga, jerigonza
piffle {v} (to act or speak in a futile, ineffective, or nonsensical manner) :: parlotear, chamullar, chacharear, chapurrar, chapurrear, farfullar
pig {n} /ˈpɪɡ/ (mammal of genus Sus) :: cerdo {m}, chancho {m} [Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay], chon {m} [Northern Central Spain, specifically Cantabria], coche {m} [Guatemala], cochi {m} [Northwestern Mexico], cochín {m} [Northern Spain, specifically Aragon], cochino {m} [Mexico, Southwestern Spain and Canary Islands, standard usage in Venezuela], cocho {m} [Northern Spain, specifically Leon], cuchi {m} [Northern Central and Northwestern Argentina], cuto {m} [Northern Spain - specifically Aragon, La Rioja and Navarra], gocho {m} [Northern Spain, specifically Asturias and Leon], gorrino [Southern Central and Eastern Central Spain], guarro {m} [Western Spain, specifically Extremadura], marrano {m} [Central and Western Venezuela, Colombia], puerco {m} [Caribbean Islands, Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama], tocino {m} [Northern Spain, specifically Aragon], tunco {m} [El Salvador]
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer) :: milico {m} [Andes, River Plate region]
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork ::
pigeon {n} /ˈpɪdʒən/ (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae) :: paloma {f}, [male] palomo {m}, [offspring, young] pichón {m}
pigeonhole {n} (one of an array of compartments) :: casilla {f}, casillero {m}
pigeonhole {v} (to categorize; especially to limit or be limited to a particular category, role, etc) :: encasillar
pigeon loft {n} (housing for pigeons) :: palomar {m}
pigeon pea {n} (Cajanus cajan plant) :: guandú {m}
pigeon pea {n} :: gandul {m}, guandul {m}, [Peru] frijol de palo, [Venezuela] quinchoncho {m}
piggyback {adv} (on somebody's back or shoulders) :: a cuestas, a la espalda, al apa [Chile], al caballito
piggyback {v} (to carry someone on the back or shoulders) :: llevar a cuestas, llevar a la espalda, llevar al apa [Chile], llevar al caballito
piggy bank {n} (small container to store small saved coins in) :: alcancía {f} [Latin America, Southern Spain and Canary Islands, Philippines], hucha {f} [Spain standard usage] ; (pig-shaped) chanchito {m} [Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay], cochinito {m} [Mexico, Venezuela], cochito {m} [Guatemala], marranito {m} [Colombia], puerquito {m} [Mexico], tunquito {m} [El Salvador]
pigheadedly {adv} (in a pigheaded manner) :: erre que erre
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown) :: dar gato por liebre
pig iron {n} (a type of crude iron) :: arrabio {m}
pig Latin {n} (wordplay) :: jeringoso {m} [wordplay resembling pig Latin]
piglet {n} /ˈpɪɡ.lət/ (young pig) :: lechón {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pigment {n} /ˈpɪɡ.mənt/ (any color in plant or animal cells) :: pigmento
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder) :: pigmento {m}
pigment {v} (To add color or pigment) :: pigmentar
pig out {v} (eat voraciously or ravenously) :: apiparse, empacharse, ahitarse
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty ::
pigskin {n} :: piel de cerdo {m}
pigsty {n} /ˈpɪɡstaɪ/ (enclosure where pigs are kept) :: pocilga {f}, chiquero {m}, cochiquera, porqueriza, zahúrda
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place) :: pocilga {f}, chiquero {m}
pigtail {n} /ˈpɪɡ.teɪl/ (braided plait of hair) :: coleta {f}
pigtail {n} (either of two braids or ponytails) :: coleta {f}
Pikachu {n} (Pokémon) :: Pikachu
pike {n} /paɪk/ (long spear) :: pica {f}
pike {n} (fish of the genus Esox) :: lucio {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander ::
pilaster {n} /pɪˈlastə/ (a column attached to the wall) :: pilastra
Pilate {prop} /ˈpaɪlət/ (Pontius Pilate) :: Pilato {m}
pilcrow {n} (a paragraph mark) :: signo de antígrafo {m}, calderón {m}
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap ::
pile {n} /paɪl/ (heap) :: montón {m}
pile {n} (large building, or mass of buildings) :: conjunto {m}
pile {n} :: [6,11] pila {f}
pile {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) :: pila {f}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails ::
pileated gibbon {n} (Hylobates pileatus) :: gibón de capelo {m}
pile driver {n} (machine for forcing a pile into the ground) :: martinete {m}
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile ::
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids ::
pile up {v} (to form a pile etc.) :: acumular, arrumar, apilar
pile up {v} (idiomatic: to accumulate) :: amontonarse
pile-up {n} (a pile of crashed cars) :: choque múltiple {m}
pilfer {v} /ˈpɪl.fɚ/ (to steal in small quantities) :: sisar, ratear
pilgarlic {n} (bald-headed person) SEE: egghead ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites) :: peregrino {m}, colonista {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place) :: peregrinación {f}, peregrinaje
pilgrimage {v} (to go on a pilgrimage) :: peregrinar
pill {n} /pɪl/ (small object for swallowing) :: píldora {f}, pastilla {f}, comprimido {m}, tableta {f}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive) :: pastilla {f}, pastilla anticonceptiva {f}, píldora {f}, píldora anticonceptiva {f}
pillage {v} /ˈpɪl.ɪdʒ/ (loot or plunder by force) :: saquear
pillage {n} (the act of pillaging) :: saqueo {m}, pillaje {m}
pillager {n} (one who plunders) :: saqueador {m}
pillar {n} /ˈpɪlɚ/ (large post, often used as supporting architecture) :: pilar {m}
Pillars of Hercules {prop} (two promontories at the Strait of Gibraltar) :: Columnas de Hércules {f-p}
pillbox {n} /ˈpɪl bɑːks/ (box for pills) :: pastillero
pillbox {n} (gun emplacement) :: fortín
pill bug {n} (terrestrial crustacean) :: bicho bola, bicho bolita
pillion {n} /ˈpɪlɪjən/ (second saddle on a motorcycle) :: asiento de pasajero {m}, asiento trasero {m}
pillion {n} :: grupera {f}
pillory {n} /ˈpɪləɹi/ (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation) :: picota {f}
pillow {n} /ˈpɪləʊ/ (soft cushion used to support the head in bed) :: almohada {f}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow) :: funda (de almohada) {f}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case ::
pillow fight {n} /ˈpɪləʊ faɪt/ (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows) :: pelea con almohadas {f}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case ::
pill to swallow {n} (something to accept) :: trago amargo {m}
pilot {n} /ˈpaɪlət/ (controller of aircraft) :: piloto {m}
pilot {n} (sample TV series episode) :: piloto {m} {f}
pilot {adj} (used as indicator) :: piloto {m} {f}
pilot {v} (to control an aircraft or watercraft) :: pilotar
pilot {v} (to test) :: probar
pilot fish {n} (marine fish) :: pez piloto {m}
pilot light {n} (flame used to ignite gas) :: llama piloto {f}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale) :: calderón {m}
pimiento {n} /pɪˈmjɛntoʊ/ (a red sweet pepper) :: pimentón
pimp {n} /pɪmp/ (prostitution solicitor) :: chulo {m}, proxeneta, rufián {m}, cafiche {m}, cabrón {m}, padrote {m}
pimp {v} (to act as procurer of prostitutes) :: putear, proxenentizar, encafichar
pimpernel {n} /ˈpɪmpənɛl/ (Anagallis) :: murajes {m}
pimping {n} /ˈpɪmpɪŋ/ (practise of procuring prostitutes) :: alcahuetería {f}, proxenetismo {m}
pimple {n} /ˈpɪmp(ə)l/ (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin) :: espinilla {f}
pimple {n} (annoying person) :: pendejo {m}
pin {n} /pɪn/ (needle without an eye, used for fastening) :: alfiler {m}, aguja {f}
pin {n} (US: accessory attached with a pin) :: pin
pin {n} (in chess) :: clavado {m}, clavada {f}
pin {v} (to fasten/attach with a pin) :: clavar
pin {v} (in chess) :: clavar
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch ::
pinata {n} /pɪnˈjɑːtə/ (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick) :: piñata {f}
pince-nez {n} /pænsˈneɪ/ (type of eyeglasses) :: quevedos {m-p}
pincers {n} /ˈpɪnsəɹz/ (gripping tool) :: pinzas {f-p}, tenaza {f}
pincers {n} (front claws) :: pinzas {f-p}
pinch {v} /pɪntʃ/ (to squeeze a small amount of skin) :: pellizcar
pinch {v} (to steal) :: pellizcar, afanar, chorizar
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin) :: pellizco {m}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder) :: pizca {f}
pinch {n} (difficult situation) :: aprieto {m}
pinchbeck {n} (an alloy of copper and zinc) :: similor
pincushion {n} (device to receive sewing pins) :: agujero {m}, acerico {m}
Pindar {prop} /ˈpɪndɚ/ (poet) :: Píndaro
pine {n} /paɪn/ (tree of the genus Pinus) :: pino {m}
pine {n} (tree which resembles pine in some respect) :: pino {m}
pine {n} (pinewood) :: pino
pine {n} (painful longing) :: ansia {f}, anhelo {m}, añoranza {f}
pine {v} (to feel irritated) :: refunfuñar, rumiar
pine {v} (to reflect on a problem) :: rumiar
pine {v} (to languish, to droop) :: marchitar, ajar, languidecer
pine {v} (to long for sufferingly) :: ansiar, anhelar
pine {v} (to grieve or mourn for) :: añorar
pine {v} (to inflict pain upon; to torment; to torture; to afflict) :: angustiar, afligir, atormentar,
pineal gland {n} /ˈpaɪ.niːəl ˌɡlænd/ (small endocrine gland) :: glándula pineal {f}
pineapple {n} /ˈpaɪnæpəl/ (plant) :: piña {f}, ananás {m}
pineapple {n} (fruit) :: piña {f}, ananás {m}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa ::
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree) :: piña {f}, estróbilo {m}, cono {m}
pine needle {n} (leaf of a pine tree) :: pinocha {f}
pine nut {n} /ˈpaɪn ˌnʌt/ (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: piñón {m}
pinenut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: piñón {m}
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood ::
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine ::
pinewood {n} (wood of the pine) :: pino {m}
pinewood {n} (forest or grove of pines) :: pinar {m}
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis ::
pink {n} /pɪŋk/ (flower) :: clavel {m}
pink {n} (pale red colour) :: rosado, rosa
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white) :: rosado
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinkish {adj} /ˈpɪŋkɪʃ/ (somewhat pink) :: rosadizo, arosado
pink jersey {n} (shirt worn by the leader in the Giro d'Italia) :: maillot rosa {m}
pink slime {n} (meat by-product) :: baba rosada {f}, baba rosa {f}, viscosidad rosada {f}
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear) :: oreja {f}, pinna {f}, aurícula {f}, pabellón auricular {m}
pinnacle {n} /ˈpɪnəkəl/ (highest point) :: cumbre {f}
pinnacle {n} (tall, sharp and craggy rock or mountain) :: pico {m}
pinnacle {n} (figuratively: all-time high) :: ápice {m}
Pinocchian {adj} (of or relating to Pinocchio) :: pinochesco
Pinocchio {prop} /pɪˈnoʊki.oʊ/ (protagonist) :: Pinocho {m}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale) :: Pinocho {m}
Pinocchio {n} (one who lies often) :: pinocho {m}
pinout {n} (signals that correspond to each pin) :: patillaje {m}
pinprick {n} :: pinchazo {m}, piquete {m}
pins and needles {n} (tingling felt in limb) :: hormigueo {m}
pint {n} /paɪnt/ (unit of volume for liquids) :: pinta {f}
pinta {n} (pint) SEE: pint ::
pinta {n} /ˈpɪnt.ə/ :: pinta {f}, mal de pinto {m}
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail ::
pinwheel {n} (fake flower for children) :: ventolera {f}, molinillo {m}, molinete {m}, [Mexico] rehilete {m}
Pinyin {prop} /ˈpɪnjɪn/ (romanization of Mandarin Chinese) :: pinyin {m}
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut ::
pioneer {n} /ˌpaɪəˈnɪəɹ/ (one who goes before) :: pionero {m}
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc) :: pionero {m}
pious {adj} /ˈpaɪəs/ (of or pertaining to piety) :: piadoso {m}
pious {adj} :: piadoso, piadosa
piously {adv} (in a pious manner) :: piadosamente
pip {n} /pɪp/ (seed) :: pipa {f}
pipal {n} (Ficus religiosa) SEE: sacred fig ::
pipe {n} /paɪp/ (wind instrument) :: caramillo {m}, flauta {f})
pipe {n} (organ pipe) :: tubo de órgano {m}
pipe {n} (rigid tube) :: tubería {f}, tubo {m}
pipe {n} ((idiomatic, slang) penis) :: fierro {m}
pipe {n} (decorative edging) :: encaje {m}, orla {f}
pipe {n} (type of pasta) :: codos {m-p}, coditos {m-p}
pipe {n} (vertical conduit through the Earth's crust) :: chimenea {f}
pipe {n} (mechanism that enables one program to communicate with another) :: tubería {f}, tubería informática {f}
pipe {n} (data backbone or broadband Internet access) :: banda ancha {f}
pipe {n} (the character <nowiki>) :: pleca {f}
pipe {n} (smoking implement) SEE: tobacco pipe ::
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility) :: sueño guajiro, castillo en el aire {m}
pipefish {n} (small fish) :: pez aguja {m}
pipeline {n} /ˈpaɪpˌlaɪn/ (conduit made of pipes) :: oleoducto {m} [for oil], tubería {f} [for water]
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab ::
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper ::
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
pipette {n} /paɪˈpɛt/ (small glass tube used for transferring liquid) :: pipeta {f}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus) :: bisbita {f}
pipérade {n} (dish) :: piperrada {f}
piquant {adj} /ˈpiːkənt/ (favorably stimulating to the palate) :: picante
pique {n} /piːk/ (feeling of irritation or resentment) :: resentimiento {m}, pique {m}
pique {v} (to wound the pride of) :: encender, picar
pique {v} (to take pride in) :: picarse
pique {v} (to excite to action) :: picar, encorajinar, azuzar
piracy {n} (robbery at sea) :: piratería {f}
Piraeus {prop} (city) :: Pireo
Pirandellian {adj} /ˌpɪɹənˈdɛlɪ.ən/ (characteristic of the works of Luigi Pirandello) :: pirandeliano
piranha {n} /pɪˈɹɑnjə/ (South American fish) :: piraña {f}
pirate {n} /ˈpaɪɹɪt/ (one who plunders at sea) :: pirata {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws) :: pirata {m}
pirate {v} :: piratear
pirate ship {n} (ship manned by pirates) :: barco pirata {m}
Pisa {prop} (city in Italy) :: Pisa {f}
Pisces {prop} /ˈpaɪsiːz/ (constellation) :: Piscis {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign) :: Piscis {m-p}
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign) :: piscis {m} {f}
Piscis Austrinus {prop} (constellation) :: Piscis Austrinus
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant ::
piss {n} /pɪs/ (urine) :: meado {m}, orina {f}, meada {f}, pis, pipí {m} (coloquial)
piss {v} :: mear, empapar de meado
pissass {adj} (worthless, backward, or small) :: cagado {m}, de mierda, vale mierda, cochinada {f}, mierda {f}
pissed {adj} /pɪst/ (drunk) :: borracho
pissed {adj} (annoyed, angry) :: enojado, disgustado
pissed off {adj} (annoyed, upset, angry) :: cabreado, emputado [some countries], encabronado
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away) :: pirar
piss off {v} (to annoy) :: cabrear, mosquear, asquear
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: wet oneself) :: hacerse en los pantalones, orinarse, mearse
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: be very scared) :: hacerse en los pantalones, orinarse, mearse
piss oneself {v} (vulgar slang: laugh uncontrollably) :: hacerse en los pantalones, orinarse, mearse
piss one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
pistachio {n} /pɪsˈtæʃioʊ/ (fruit) :: pistacho {m}, alfóncigo {m}, alfónsigo {m}
pistil {n} (a discrete unit in the center of a flower which receives the pollen and produces a fruit) :: pistilo {m}
Pistoia {prop} (capital) :: Pistoya
pistol {n} /ˈpɪstəl/ (handgun) :: pistola {f}
pistol {n} (the mechanical component of a fuse) :: pistola {f}
pistol {n} :: pistola {f}
piston {n} /ˈpɪstən/ (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder) :: pistón {m}, émbolo {m}
pit {n} /ˈpɪt/ (hole in the ground) :: fosa {f}
pit {n} (service area at a motor racetrack) :: [anglicism] pit {f}
pit {n} (archaeology: excavation hole) :: foso {m}, excavación {f}
pit {v} (to bring into opposition) :: oponer
pit {n} (seed or stone inside a fruit) :: semilla {f}, hueso {m}, pepita {f}
pit {n} (the stone of a drupaceous fruit) :: hueso {m}
pit {v} (remove the stone from) :: deshuesar
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
pita {n} /ˈpɪtə/ (bread pouch used for making sandwiches) :: pita {m}
pitaya {n} (dragon fruit) SEE: dragon fruit ::
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory) :: islas Pitcairn {f-p}
pitch {n} /pɪtʃ/ (sticky, gummy substance secreted by trees) :: brea {f}, pez {f}
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar) :: pez {f}
pitch {n} (throw, toss or cast from the hand) :: tiro {m}
pitch {n} (act of pitching a baseball) :: lanzamiento {m}
pitch {n} (field on which cricket, soccer, rugby or field hockey is played) :: campo {m}
pitch {n} (distance between evenly spaced objects) :: distancia {f}, paso {m} (de rosca o hélice)
pitch {n} (angle at which an object sits) :: declive
pitch {n} (level or degree) :: tono {m}
pitch {v} (to throw) :: echar, lanzar
pitch {v} (baseball: to throw the ball toward home plate) :: echar, lanzar
pitch {v} (to promote, advertise, or attempt to sell) :: promover
pitch {v} (to assemble or erect (a tent)) :: armar, plantar
pitch {n} (the perceived frequency of a sound or note) :: tono {m}, altura {f}, altura tonal {f}
pitch accent {n} (phonology) :: acento tonal {m}, acento musical {m}
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black) :: muy oscuro
pitched battle {n} (pitched battle) :: batalla campal {f}
pitcher {n} /ˈpɪtʃɚ/ (the player who throws the ball to the batter) :: lanzador {m}, lanzadora {f}
pitcher {n} (Gay dominant sex partner) :: activo, soplanucas
pitcher {n} (A wide-mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids) :: jarra {f}
pitchfork {n} /ˈpɪtʃˌfɔɹk/ (farm tool with tines) :: bieldo {m}, horca {f}
piteous {adj} (pitiful) :: lamentable
pitfall {n} /ˈpɪtfɔl/ (potential problem, hazard, or danger) :: obstáculo {m}, trampa {f}, asechanza
pith {n} /pɪθ/ (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees) :: médula, medula, pulpa
pith {n} (essential or vital part) :: médula, medula, meollo
pith {n} (albedo) SEE: albedo ::
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord ::
pithy {adj} /ˈpɪθi/ (Concise and meaningful) :: conciso
pitiable {adj} /ˈpɪtiəbəl/ (that deserves, evokes or can be given pity) :: lastimero, lastimoso
pitiful {adj} /ˈpɪt.ɪ.fl̩/ (so appalling or sad that one feels or should feel sorry for it) :: lastimoso, lastimero
pitiful {adj} :: lamentable
pitiless {adj} (having no pity) :: despiadado
pit lane {n} (lane adjacent) :: calle de garajes {f}, calle de boxes {f}
pitot tube {n} (pressure measuring instrument) :: tubo de Pitot {m}
pit stop {n} /ˈpɪt.stɑp/ (stop made during an automobile race at the pit to refuel) :: parada en boxes {f}
pit stop {n} :: parada en boxes
pitta bread {n} (flat bread made from wheat flour) SEE: pita ::
Pittacus {prop} (statesman and lawgiver) :: Pítaco
pittance {n} /ˈpɪtn̩s/ (a small amount) :: miseria {f}
pitter {n} (Device) :: descarozador
pituitary {adj} /pɪˈtjuːɪt(ə)ɹi/ (of or pertaining to the pituitary gland) :: pituitario
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland) :: glándula pituitaria {f}
pit viper {n} :: víbora de foseta {f}, crótalo {m}, crotalino {m}
pity {n} /ˈpɪti/ (feeling of sympathy) :: compasión {f}, piedad, lástima {f}
pity {n} (something regrettable) :: lástima {f}
pity {v} (to feel pity for someone or something) :: tener lástima, compadecer
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity ::
pivotal {adj} /ˈpɪvətəl/ (of, relating to, or being a pivot) :: pivotal
pivotal {adj} (being of crucial importance; central, key) :: crucial, pivotal
pixel {n} /ˈpɪksəl/ (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory) :: píxel {m}, pixel {m}
pixelate {v} (divide an image into pixels) :: pixelar
pixelate {v} (transform an image into large pixels) :: pixelar
pixelated {adj} /ˈpɪk.səˌleɪt.əd/ (of an image, having pixels that are large enough to be individually visible from a normal viewing distance) :: pixelado
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated ::
pizza {n} /ˈpiːt.sə/ (baked Italian dish) :: pizza {f}
pizza {n} (a single instance of that dish) :: pizza {f}
pizzaiolo {n} (man who makes pizzas) :: pizzero {m}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria ::
pizzeria {n} /ˌpiːt.səˈɹiː.ə/ (outlet that primarily sells pizza) :: pizzería {f}
placard {n} /ˈplæk.ɑɹd/ (a sheet of paper or cardboard) :: letrero {m}, pancarta {f} [at protest]
placate {v} /ˈpleɪkeɪt/ (to calm) :: aplacar
place {n} /pleɪs/ (location, position) :: lugar {m}, sitio {m}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square) :: plaza {f}
place {n} (somewhere to sit) :: asiento {m}
place {n} (informal: house or home) :: casa {f}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity) :: lugar {m}, posición {f}
place {n} (the position of a contestant in a competition) :: lugar {m}, posición {f}, puesto {m}
place {n} (the position as a member of a team) :: lugar {m}, puesto {m}
place {v} (to put in a specific location) :: colocar, poner, situar
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition) :: clasificarse, colocarse
place {v} (to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered) :: situar
place {v} (passive: to achieve (a certain position)) :: clasificarse, colocarse
place {v} (to sing (a note) with the correct pitch) :: entonar
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet)) :: apostar
place {v} (to recruit or match an appropriate person for a job) :: colocar, contratar
placebo {n} /pləˈsiboʊ/ (a dummy medicine containing no active ingredients; an inert treatment) :: placebo {m}
placebo effect {n} (tendency for a substance to exhibit results due to belief of the recipient) :: efecto placebo {m}
placeholder {n} /ˈpleɪsˌhoʊldɚ/ (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later) :: marcador {m}
place mat {n} (protective table mat) :: salvamanteles {m}, individual {m}
placenta {n} /pləˈsɛntə/ (anatomy: placenta) :: placenta {f}
placenta {n} (botany) :: placenta {f}
placental {adj} (relative to placenta) :: placentario
place setting {n} (items arranged for a person at a dining table) :: cubierto {m}
placid {adj} /ˈplæs.ɪd/ (calm and quiet; peaceful) :: plácido
placidity {n} /pləˈsɪd.ə.ti/ (state of being placid) :: placidez {f}
plagiarism {n} /ˈpleɪdʒəˌɹɪzm/ (copying of someone's ideas) :: plagio {m}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized) :: plagio {m}
plagiarist {n} /ˈpleɪdʒəɹɪst/ (one who plagiarizes) :: plagiador {m}
plagioclase {n} /ˈplædʒɪəkleɪz/ (group of feldspar minerals) :: plagioclasa {f}
plague {n} /pleɪɡ/ (specific disease "the Plague") :: plaga {f}
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence) :: plaga {f}
plague {n} (a nuisance) :: plaga {f}
plague {n} :: plaga {f}
plague {v} (to harass) :: plagar, molestar, atormentar
plaice {n} /pleɪs/ (Pleuronectes platessa) :: platija {f}, solla {f}
plaid {n} /pled/ (pattern) :: cuadros escoceses {m-p}, cuadrillé {m}
plain {adj} /pleɪn/ (ordinary; lacking adornment or ornamentation) :: sencillo
plain {adj} (unseasoned) :: desabrido {m}, natural
plain {adj} (computing: containing no non-printing characters) :: con caracteres normales, libre de caracteres especiales, sin caracteres especiales
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief) :: llanura {f}, planicie {f}
plain as day {adj} :: con claridad meridiana
plainchant {n} (plainsong) SEE: plainsong ::
plainclothes {adj} (wearing civilian clothes) :: de civil
Plain of Jars {prop} (plateau in Laos) :: Llanura de las Jarras {f}
plainsong {n} (monophonic chant) :: canto llano {m}
plaintiff {n} (party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant) :: demandante; querellante.
plaintive {adj} /ˈpleɪntɪv/ (Sorrowful, mournful or melancholic) :: morriñoso, melancólico, triste, nostálgico
plain-winged antshrike {n} (bird) :: batará alillano
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat ::
plait {n} /pleɪt/ (braid) :: trenza {f}
plait {v} (to interweave) :: trenzar
plan {n} /plɛən]/ (technical drawing) :: plano {m}
plan {n} (set of intended actions) :: plan {m}
plan {n} (2-dimensional drawing from above) :: plano {m}
plan {v} (to create a plan for) :: planear
plan {v} (to intend) :: planear, tener intención de
Planalto slaty antshrike {n} (bird) :: batará pizarroso del Planalto
planar {adj} /ˈpleɪnɚ/ (of or pertaining to a plane) :: plano
planarian {n} (flatworm) :: planaria {f}
planche {n} /plɑːn(t)ʃ/ (position where the gymnast is horizontal and face-down) :: plancha {f}
Planck's constant {n} (constant) :: constante de Planck {f}
plane {adj} /pleɪn/ (of a surface: flat or level.) :: plano
plane {n} (level or flat surface) :: plano {m}
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions) :: plano {m}
plane {n} (a tool) :: cepillo {m}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane) :: cepillar, dolar
plane {n} (airplane) :: avión {m}
plane {v} (to glide) :: planear
plane {n} (deciduous tree) :: platano {m}
plane geometry {n} (study of figures having parts that lie in a singular plane) :: geometría plana {f}
planet {n} /ˈplænɪt/ (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky) :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun) :: planeta {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star) :: planeta {m}
planetarium {n} /plænɪʔˈɛːɹɪəm/ (museum which displays images of space) :: planetario {m}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets) :: planetario
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity) :: nebulosa planetaria {f}
planetology {n} (the study of planets) :: planetología {f}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore ::
Planet X {prop} (hypothetical planet) :: planeta X {m}
plangent {adj} /ˈplænd͡ʒənt/ (having a loud mournful sound) :: plañidero, quejumbroso, triste, consternado
planimeter {n} (measuring device) :: planímetro {m}
plank {n} /plæŋk/ (long, broad and thick piece of timber) :: tablón
plank {n} (political issue) :: artículo
plank {v} (to cover something with planking) :: entablar
planking {n} (series of planks) :: entablado, entarimado
planking {n} (practice of lying face down with arms to the sides) :: planking {m}
planktology {n} (study of plankton) :: planctología {f}
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea) :: plancton {m}
planned {adj} /plænd/ (existing or designed according to a plan) :: planeado
planned obsolescence {n} (policy) :: obsolescencia programada {f}
planner {n} (planning notebook or software) :: agenda {f}
plant {n} /plɑːnt/ (organism capable of photosynthesis) :: planta {f}, mata {f}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree) :: planta {f}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae) :: vegetal {m}
plant {n} (object placed to incriminate) :: fabricación {f}
plant {n} :: planta {f}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow) :: plantar, sembrar
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit) :: colocar [incriminating evidence], infiltrar [a spy]
plant {v} (to place or set something firmly or with conviction) :: plantar, colocar
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory ::
plantain {n} /ˈplæn.teɪn/ (small plant) :: llantén {m}
plantain {n} (fruit) :: [Mexico] plátano macho {m}, plátano {m}
plantar fascia {n} (the thick connective tissue which supports the arch of the foot) :: faja plantar
plantar fasciitis {n} (painful inflammation of the plantar fascia) :: fascitis plantar {f}
plantation {n} /plænˈteɪʃən/ (large farm) :: plantación {f}
plantigrade {adj} /ˈplæntɪɡɹeɪd/ (walking with the entire sole of the foot) :: plantígrado
plantigrade {n} (animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot) :: plantígrado {m}
plaque {n} /plɑːk/ (flat, thin piece of clay, ivory, metal, etc., used for ornament) :: placa
plaque {n} (piece of flat metal with writing on it to remind people of a person or event) :: placa conmemorativa
plaque {n} (accumulation of biofilm, or bacteria, on teeth) :: placa {f}
Plasencia {prop} (city) :: Plasencia
plasma {n} /ˈplæzmə/ (high energy state of matter) :: plasma {f}
plasma {n} (component of blood) :: plasma {f}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane ::
plasmatic {adj} (pertaining to plasma) :: plasmático
plasmid {n} /ˈplæzmɪd/ (loop of double-stranded DNA that is separate from the chromosomes) :: plásmido {m}
plasmodesma {n} (a microscopic channel traversing the cell walls of plant cells and some algal cells, enabling transport and communication between them) :: plasmodesmo {m}
plaster {n} /ˈplæstɚ/ (healing paste) :: ungüento {m}
plaster {n} (mixture for coating) :: yeso {m}, escayola {f}, enlucido {m}, revoque {m}
plaster {n} (cast) :: yeso {m}, escayola {f}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster) :: estucar
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid ::
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris ::
plaster cast {n} (healing aid) :: yeso {m}
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate) :: yeso blanco {m}
plastic {n} /ˈplæstɪk/ (synthetic thermoplastic polymer) :: plástico {m}
plastic {n} (any similar synthetic material) :: plástico {m}
plastic {adj} (biology: capable of adapting to varying conditions) :: maleable
plastic {adj} (made of plastic) :: plástico, de plástico
plastic art {n} (three-dimensional art form) :: arte plástica {f}
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging) :: bolsa de plástico {f}, bolsa plástica {f}
plasticine {n} (modeling clay) :: plastilina {f}
plasticity {n} (quality of being plastic) :: plasticidad {f}
plasticity {n} (property of a solid body) :: plasticidad {f}
plasticizer {n} /ˈplæs.tɪ.saɪ.zə/ (substance added for pliability in plastics) :: plastificador
plastic surgery {n} (surgery involving the transfer of tissue) :: cirugía plástica {f}
plastic surgery {n} (cosmetic surgery) :: cirugía estética {f}
plastid {n} (any of various organelles) :: plasto {m}, plástido {m}, plastidio {m}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot ::
plate {n} /pleɪt/ (flat dish) :: plato {m}
plate {n} (contents of a plate) :: plato {m}
plate {n} (course at a meal) :: plato {m}
plate {n} (flat metallic object) :: placa {f}, lámina {f}
plate {n} (vehicle license plate) :: matrícula {f}, placa {f}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (printing, photography: image or copy) :: grabado {m}
plate {n} (printing, publishing: full page illustration) :: lámina {f}
plate {n} (dental plate) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (historical: plate armour) :: armadura {f}
plate {n} (flat electrode) :: placa {f}
plate {n} (chemistry: flat piece of material) :: placa {f}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material) :: chapar
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize ::
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate ::
plateau {n} /plæˈtoʊ/ (level expanse) :: meseta {f}
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals) :: plaqueta {f}
plate tectonics {n} (large-scale movement of tectonic plates) :: tectónica de placas {f}
platform {n} /ˈplætfɔːm/ (computing: particular type of operating system or environment) :: plataforma {f}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers) :: andén {m}, plataforma {f}
platform {n} :: plataforma {f}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles) :: videojuego de plataformas {m}
Platine {adj} (of or from River Plate) :: rioplatense
platiniferous {adj} (yielding or containing platinum) :: platinífero
platinous {adj} (containing divalent platinum) :: platinoso {m}
platinum {n} /ˈplæt.ɪn.əm/ (metal) :: platino {m}
platitude {n} /ˈplætɪtjuːd/ (often-quoted saying) :: perogrullada, tópico
platitude {n} (triteness) :: obviedad {f}, trivialidad
Plato {prop} /ˈpleɪ.toʊ/ (Greek philosopher) :: Platón {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter ::
platonic {adj} /pləˈtɔnɪk/ (not sexual in nature) :: platónico
Platonic {adj} (related to Plato) :: platónico
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection) :: amor platónico {m}
platoon {n} /pləˈtuːn/ (unit of 30-40 soldiers) :: pelotón
platter {n} (a tray for serving food) :: fuente {f}
platter {n} (part of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests) :: plato {m}
platypus {n} /ˈplætɪpəs/ (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) :: ornitorrinco {m}
plausibility {n} (the quality of being plausible) :: plausibilidad
plausible {adj} /ˈplɔːz.ɪ.bəl/ (likely, acceptable) :: probable
plausible {adj} (worthy of being applauded) :: plausible
play {v} /pleɪ/ (act in a manner such that one has fun) :: jugar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (transitive sense), affecting a noun) :: tocar
play {v} (produce music using a musical instrument (intransitive sense, not affecting a noun)) :: tocar
play {v} (act in a performance) :: actuar
play {v} (participate in (a sport or game)) :: jugar a
play {v} (use a device to hear (a recording)) :: reproducir, poner, tocar
play {v} (manipulate or deceive someone) :: engrupir, engañar, embaucar, hacer tonto
play {v} (feign, pretend) :: fingir, simular
play {n} (playful activity) :: juego {m}
play {n} (individual's performance in a sport) :: juego {m}
play {n} (literary composition intended to be represented) :: obra teatral {f}
play {n} (theatrical performance) :: obra teatral {f}
play {n} (major move by a business) :: jugada {f}
play {n} (area of free movement for a part of a mechanism) :: juego {m}
playability {n} (property of being playable) :: jugabilidad {f}
playable {adj} (able to be played) :: jugable
playboy {n} /ˈpleɪbɔɪ/ (man who devotes himself to pleasure) :: golfo {m}, mujeriego {m}
Playboy Bunny {n} /ˈpleɪbɔɪ ˈbʌni/ (waitress at a Playboy Club) :: conejita de Playboy {f}
play by ear {v} (play music guided by one's musical ear) :: tocar de memoria {m}
play dead {v} (to act as though defeated) :: hacerse el muerto
playdough {n} (childrens' modeling clay) :: plastilina
play down {v} (play down) SEE: downplay ::
play dumb {v} (to pretend to be slow-witted) :: hacerse el sueco {m}, hacerse el longuis
player {n} /ˈpleɪə(ɹ)/ (one who plays any game or sport) :: jugador {m}, jugadora {f}
player {n} (dramatic actor) :: actor {m}
player {n} (one who plays a musical instrument) :: instrumentista {m}
player {n} :: jugador
player piano {n} (music) :: pianola {f}
playfield {n} (playing field) SEE: playing field ::
playful {adj} /ˈpleɪfəl/ (liking or prone to play) :: juguetón
playful {adj} (funny, humorous, jesting, frolicsome) :: divertido
playground {n} /ˈpleɪɡɹaʊnd/ (large open space to play on, usually for children) :: parque infantil {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play) :: parque de recreo {m}
playground {n} (small area for children) :: juegos infantiles {m}
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases) :: campo libre {m}
play hookey {v} (To be absent without permission) :: hacer novillos [colloquial], hacer la cimarra [colloquial; O. Arg. and Chile], pinteársela, irse de pinta [Mexico]
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse) :: [Spain] hacer novillos, [Argentina] hacerse la rata, capar clase [Colombia], chacharse [Bolivia], comer jobo [Puerto Rico], correrse la clase [Northern Spain, specifically Cantabria], echarse la pera [Ecuador], fullarse de clase [Spain's Balearic Islands], fumarse la clase [Spain], hacer borota [Northern Spain, specifically Navarra], hacer campana [Northeastern Spain], hacer la chancha [Chile], hacer chicarra [Spain, Basque Country], hacer la cimarra [Chile], hacer fuchina [Central Eastern Spain], hacer monta [Western Spain, specifically Extremadura], hacer pellas [Spain, Madrid], hacer la rabona [Argentina, Southern Spain, Paraguay, Uruguay], hacerse la chupina [Northern Central Argentina], hacerse la piarda [Spain, specifically Malaga], hacerse la rata [Argentina, Uruguay], ratearse [Argentina, Uruguay], hacer la vaca [Peru], hacerse la yuta [Northwestern Argentina], hacer novillos [Spain], hacer pira [Spain, Basque Country], hacer pirola [Northern Spain, specifically Aragon], irse de capiusa [Guatemala], irse de pinta [Mexico], pintearse [Mexico], jubilarse [Venezuela], latar [Northwestern Spain], palmar a clase [Northwestern Spain], pavearse [Panama], pegarse la huyona [Spain, Canary Islands], pelarse la clase [Central Eastern Spain], tirarse la pera [Peru], hacer la choca [Chile]
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card) :: baraja {f}, carta {f}, naipe {m}
playing field {n} (field on which a game is played) :: campo de deportes {m}
playlist {n} /ˈpleɪˌlɪst/ (computing) :: lista de reproducción {f}, playlist {f}
play on words {n} (pun or similar humorous use of language) :: juego de palabras {m}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in) :: parque para bebés {m}, corralito {m}
play possum {v} (to pretend to be dead) :: hacerse el muerto
play the fool {v} (behave in a foolish manner) :: hacer el canelo
play truant {v} (be absent from school without permission) :: hacer pellas, hacer novillos
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation) :: jugar con fuego
playwright {n} /ˈpleɪˌɹaɪt/ (writer of plays for the theatre) :: dramaturgo {m}, dramaturga {f}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
plaza {n} /ˈplɑːzə/ (a towns' public square) :: plaza {f}
PLC {n} (Abbreviation for Public Limited Liability Corporation) :: S.A.
plea {n} /pliː/ (appeal, petition, entreaty) :: alegato {m}
plea {n} (law: defendant's answer to plaintiff’s declaration) :: alegato {m}
plea {n} :: súplica {f}
pleaching {n} (a technique of interweaving living and dead branches through a hedge for stock control) :: entrelazado {m}, plicho {m}
plead {v} /ˈpliːd/ (to beg) :: rogar
pleasant {adj} /ˈplɛzənt/ (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner) :: agradable, placentero
please {v} /pliːz/ (to make happy or satisfy) :: gustar, agradar, placer
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request) :: por favor, favor de, [informal] porfa
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody) :: encantado [said by a man], encantada [said by a woman], encantado de conocerte, mucho gusto
please help me {phrase} (please help me) :: por favor, ayúdeme
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt) :: por favor, pase la sal
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase) :: repite después de mí
please say that again {phrase} (please say that again) :: repita por favor
please sit down {phrase} (please sit down) :: [formal] siéntese, por favor, [plural] siéntense, por favor, [singular] siéntate, por favor
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly) :: por favor habla más despacio, por favor hable más despacio
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left) :: gire a la izquierda, por favor
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right) :: gire a la derecha, por favor
pleasing {adj} /ˈpliːzɪŋ/ (giving pleasure) :: grato
pleasurable {adj} (that gives pleasure) :: placentero {m}
pleasurably {adv} (in a manner that is pleasing) :: placenteramente
pleasure {n} /ˈplɛʒə/ (a state of being pleased) :: placer {m}
pleasure {v} (to give pleasure to) :: gustar
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment) :: plisado {m}
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait ::
plebe {n} (plebeian) SEE: plebeian ::
plebe {n} (plebs) SEE: plebs ::
plebeian {n} /plɪˈbiːən/ (one of the common people of ancient Rome) :: plebeyo {m}
plebeian {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: plebeyo, barriobajero
plebs {n} /plɛbz/ (The common people) :: plebe {f}
plebvision {n} (television (pejorative)) SEE: idiot box ::
plectrum {n} /ˈplɛk.tɹəm/ (music: small piece for plucking strings) :: plectro {m}, púa {f}
pledge {v} /plɛdʒ/ (to make a solemn promise) :: prometer, jurar
pledge {v} (to deposit something as a security; to pawn) :: hipotecar, empeñar, pignorar
pledge {n} (solemn promise) :: juramento {m}, promesa solemne {f}
pledge {n} (security to payment) :: garantía {f}
pledge {n} (person who has taken a pledge of allegiance to a fraternity) :: iniciado {m}, iniciada {f}
pledge {n} (drinking toast) :: brindis {m}
pledge {n} (promise to abstain from drinking alcohol) :: juramento {m}, manda {f}
-plegic {suffix} ( of -plegia) :: -pléjico
Pleiades {prop} /ˈpliːədiːz/ (Greek mythology) :: Pléyades
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy) :: Pléyades
plenary {adj} /ˈpliːnəɹi/ (fully attended) :: plenario
plenary session {n} (plenary session) :: sesión plenaria {f}, pleno {m}
plenipotentiary {n} /plɛn.ɪ.poʊˈtɛn.ʃ(i)əɹ.i/ (person invested with supreme authority) :: plenipotenciario {m}
plenitude {n} /ˈplɛnɪtjuːd/ (abundance, plenty) :: plenitud {f}, totalidad {f}
plenitude {n} (fullness, completeness) :: plenitud {f}, compleción {f}
plentiful {adj} (yelding abundance) :: abundante
plenty {n} /ˈplɛnti/ (a more-than-adequate amount) :: abundancia {f}
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful ::
plenum {n} /ˈpliːnəm/ (a legislative meeting (especially of the Communist Party) in which all members are present) :: pleno {m}
pleonasm {n} /ˈpliːənæzəm/ (redundancy in wording) :: pleonasmo {m}
pleonastic {adj} (of, or relating to pleonasm) :: redundante, pleonástico
pleroma {n} /pləˈɹoʊmə/ (the region of light above the world) :: pléroma {m}
plethora {n} /ˈplɛθəɹə/ (excess, abundance) :: plétora
pleura {n} (serous membrane that covers the lungs and thorax) :: pleura
pleural {adj} (of, relating to, or affecting the pleura) :: pleural
pleural cavity {n} (body cavity) :: cavidad pleural {f}
plexiglass {n} (common language term for polymethyl methacrylate) :: plexiglás {m}
pleximeter {n} (instrument) :: plexímetro {m}
plexus {n} /ˈplɛksəs/ (network or interwoven mass) :: plexo {m}
pliable {adj} (easily bent or formed) :: plegable, flexible, moldeable, maleable, plegadizo
Pliensbachian {prop} (a subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Pliensbachiense
pliers {n} /ˈplaɪ.ə(ɹ)z/ (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand) :: alicates {m-p}
plight {n} /plaɪt/ (unfortunate situation) :: aprieto {m}, tribulación {f}
plinth {n} /plɪnθ/ (base for column, pedestal or statue) :: zócalo {m}
plinth {n} (bottom course of stones supporting a wall) :: fundato
Pliny {prop} /ˈplɪni/ (Roman praenomen) :: Plinio
plod {v} /plɒd/ (to walk slowly) :: caminar pesadamente
plosive {n} /ˈploʊsɪv/ (consonant) :: oclusiva {f}
plot {n} /plɑt/ (course of a story) :: argumento {m}, trama {f}, hilo argumental {m}
plot {n} (area of land used for building on or planting on) :: plano {m}, lote, solar {m}
plot {n} (graph or diagram) :: gráfica {f}, diagrama {m}
plot {n} (secret plan to achieve an end) :: complot {m}, conspiración {f}
plot {v} (transitive: to conceive) :: tramar
plot {v} (to trace out a graph or diagram) :: trazar
plot {v} (intransitive: to conceive) :: conspirar, tramar
plot hole {n} (an inconsistence within a storyline) :: laguna argumental {f}
plotter {n} (device) :: plóter {m}
plot twist {n} (change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot) :: cambio de dirección del diagrama
plough {n} /plaʊ/ (device pulled through the ground) :: arado {m}
plough {n} (alternative name for Ursa Major) :: Carro Mayor {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting) :: arar, labrar, barbechar
plough {v} (to use a plough) :: arar
Plough {prop} (name for the brightest seven stars of the constellation Ursa Major) SEE: Big Dipper ::
plover {n} /ˈplʌvɚ/ (wading bird of the family Charadriidae) :: chorlo {m}, chorlito {m}, chorlitejo {m}
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plowman {n} /ˈplaʊ.mən/ (male plower) :: arador {m}
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow) :: reja {f}
ploy {n} (strategy, tactic) :: táctica {f}, estrategia {f}, truco {m}
pluck {v} /plʌk/ (music: to gently play a single string) :: herir
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird) :: desplumar
pluck {n} (nerve, fortitude, persistence) :: perseverancia {f}
plucky {adj} /ˈplʌki/ (having or showing pluck) :: valiente {m} {f}, osado {m}
plug {n} /plʌɡ/ (electric connecting device) :: enchufe {m}
plug {n} (hole filler) :: tapón {m}
plug in {v} (connect an electrical device) :: enchufar
plum {n} /plʌm/ (the fruit) :: ciruela {f}
plum {n} (the tree) :: ciruelo {m}
plum {n} (a fool, idiot) :: pelotudo
plum {n} ((slang) testicle) :: huevos {m-p}
plum {adj} (choice) :: selecto, escogido
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin ::
plumage {n} /ˈpluːmɪdʒ/ (collection of feathers covering a bird’s body) :: plumaje {m}
plumb bob {n} (metal weight) :: peso de la plomada {m}
plumber {n} /ˈplʌmə/ (one who works in lead) :: plomero {m}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage) :: fontanero {m} [Spain], gásfiter {m} [Chile], gasfitero {m} [Peru], plomero {m} [Latin America]
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger ::
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing ::
plumbing {n} /ˈplʌmɪŋ/ (pipes, etc, of a water/gas/sewage system in a building) :: cañería {f}
plumbing {n} (trade or occupation of a plumber) :: fontanería {f}, plomería {f}
plumbism {n} (lead poisoning) :: saturnismo {m}
plumb line {n} (cord with a weight attached) :: plomada {f}
plum blossom {n} (the blossom of the Prunus mume) :: flor de ciruelo {f}
plumcot {n} (pluot) SEE: pluot ::
plump {adj} /plʌmp/ (Having a full and rounded shape, chubby) :: rechoncho
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum ::
plunder {v} /ˈplʌndə(ɹ)/ (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive)) :: saquear
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully) :: saquear
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive)) :: saquear
plunder {v} (to use or use up wrongfully) :: saquear
plunder {n} (instance of plundering) :: saqueo {m}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering) :: botín, saqueo
plundering {n} :: saqueo {m}, despojo {m}
plunge {v} /plʌndʒ/ (to thrust into water, or into any substance that is penetrable; to immerse) :: submergir
plunge {v} :: zambullir
plunger {n} /ˈplʌndʒɚ/ (device for removing blockages by suction) :: desatascador {m}, chupón {m} [Venezuela], destupidor {m} [Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua], sopapa {f} [Chile]
pluot {n} (plum-apricot) :: ciruela Damasco {f}, pluoto {m}, plúot {m}, pluot {m}, ciruela albaricoque {f}, ciruela chabacano {f}
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense ::
pluperfect tense {n} (tense) :: pluscuamperfecto {m}
plural {adj} /ˈplʊə.ɹəl/ (more than one) :: plural
plural {n} (word in plural form) :: plural {m}
plurale tantum {n} /plʊˌɹɑleɪ̯ˈtɑntəm/ (a noun without a singular form) :: plurale tantum
pluralism {n} (social system with multiple cultural identities) :: pluralismo {m}
pluridimensional {adj} (multidimensional) SEE: multidimensional ::
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign ::
plus {prep} /plʌs/ (arithmetic: sum) :: más
plus {prep} (in addition to) :: más
plus {adj} (being positive rather than negative or zero) :: positivo {m}, positiva {f}
plus {adj} (positive, involving advantage) :: positivo {m}, positiva {f}
plus {adj} (physics: electrically positive) :: positivo {m}, positiva {f}
plush {adj} /plʌʃ/ (having a soft, fluffy exterior) :: suave
plush {n} (textile fabric) :: felpa {f}
plush {n} (toy) SEE: plush toy ::
plush toy {n} (child's soft toy with a plush covering) :: peluche {m}
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol) :: signo más {m}
Plutarch {prop} /ˈplu.tɑɹk/ (Greek historian) :: Plutarco
Pluto {prop} /ˈplutoʊ/ (god) :: Plutón
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet) :: Plutón {m}
plutocracy {n} /pluːˈtɑːkɹəsi/ (government by the wealthy) :: plutocracia {f}
plutocratic {adj} (of, relating to, or being a plutocracy) :: plutocrático
plutodemocracy {n} /ˌplutoʊdɪˈmɒkɹəsi/ (pseudodemocracy that is in fact a hypercapitalist plutocracy) :: democracia plutocrática {f}
pluton {n} (geology) :: plutón {m}
plutonic {adj} /pluːˈtɒn.ɪk/ (of rock that cooled and hardened below the surface of the Earth) :: plutónico {m}, plutónica {f}
plutonium {n} /pluːˈtoʊniəm/ (chemical element) :: plutonio {m}
pluviometer {n} (instrument) :: pluviómetro {m}, pluvímetro {m}, udómetro {m}
pluvious {adj} /ˈplʊvi.əs/ (of or pertaining to condition of heavy rain) :: pluvioso {m}, pluviosa {f}
Pluviôse {prop} /ˈpluvioʊs/ (the fifth month of the French Republican Calendar) :: pluvioso {m}
plywood {n} (construction material) :: contrachapado {m}, madera contrachapada {f}, triplay {m} [Mexico],
p.m. {abbr} (after noon) :: p. m.
PM {n} (after 12:00:00) :: PM
pneumatic {adj} /n(j)ʊˈmæ.tɪk/ (of or relating to air or other gases) :: neumático {m}, neumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (of or relating to pneumatics) :: neumático {m}, neumática {f}
pneumatic {adj} (powered by, or filled with compressed air) :: neumático {m}, neumática {f}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer ::
pneumoconiosis {n} (disease of the lungs) :: neumoconiosis {f}
pneumology {n} /ˈnjuːmɑlədʒɪ/ (the study of the respiratory system and organs) :: neumología {f}
pneumonia {n} /nuˈmoʊniə/ (inflammation of the lungs) :: pulmonía {f}, neumonía {f}
pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis {n} /njuːˌmɒnəʊʌltɹəmaɪkɹəʊˈskɒpɪkˌsɪlɪkəʊvɒlkeɪnəʊkəʊniˈəʊsɪs/ (disease of the lungs) :: neumoconiosis {f}
pneumothorax {n} (presence of air inside the pleural cavity) :: neumotórax {m}
poach {v} /ˈpoʊtʃ/ (to cook in simmering liquid) :: escalfar
poach {v} (to take game or fish illegally) :: [gathering] recolectar furtivamente, [logging] talar furtivamente, [fishing] pescar furtivamente, [hunting] cazar furtivamente, [poaching] practicar furtivismo
poach {v} (to take illegally or unfairly) :: quitar furtivamente, hurtar
poach {v} (to cause an employee or customer to switch) :: cazar cabeza
poached egg {n} (type of cooked egg) :: huevo escalfado {m}
poacher {n} /ˈpoʊ.tʃɚ/ (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally) :: [game] cazador furtivo {m}, [fish] pescador furtivo {m}, [logging] leñador furtivo {m}, [logging] talador furtivo {m}, [usually an adjective] furtivo {m}, [gathering] recolector furtivo {m}, reducidor silvestre {m}, furtivista {m}
poaching {n} (trespassing in search of game) :: furtivismo {m}, [hunting] caza furtiva {f}, [fishing] pesca furtiva {f}, [logging] talado furtivo {m}, [gathering] recolección furtiva {f}
pochard {n} /ˈpəʊtʃəd/ (duck) :: porrón {m}
pocket {n} /ˈpɑkɪt/ (bag stitched to an item of clothing) :: bolsillo {m}, bolsa {f} [Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Philippines]
pocket {n} (billiards: net into which balls are struck) :: tronera {f}
pocket {v} (to put into a pocket) :: embolsar
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask ::
pocketknife {n} (small knife whose blades or tools can fold in its handle) :: navaja {f}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child) :: paga {f}, mesada [if monthly], mensualidad {f} [if monthly]
pocket money {n} (small amount of cash) :: calderilla {f}
pocket pistol {n} (Any handgun suitable to be carried in a pocket) :: pistola de bolsillo {f}
pocket pool {n} (masturbation through a pocket) :: paja bolsillera {f}
pocket protector {n} (a sheath designed to fit in a shirt pocket) :: protector de bolsillo {m}
pocket watch {n} (watch) :: reloj de bolsillo {m}, reloj de faltriquera {m}
pod {n} /ˈpɑd/ (seed case) :: vaina {f}
pod {n} (small vehicle) :: cápsula de escape {f}
pod {n} (group of whales or similar mammals) :: manada {f}
-pod {suffix} (related to or resembling a foot) :: -podo
podcast {n} (podcast) :: pódcast {m}
Podgorica {prop} /ˌpɒdɡəˈɹɪtsa/ (capital city of Montenegro) :: Podgorica {f}
pod hotel {n} (capsule hotel) SEE: capsule hotel ::
podiatrist {n} /pəˈdaɪətɹɪst/ (specialist in foot care) :: podiatra {m}, podólogo {m}
podium {n} /ˈpəʊ.dɪi.ʌm/ (platform) :: podio {m}
Podolia {prop} :: Podolia {f}
Podolsk {prop} (city) :: Podolsk
poem {n} /ˈpoʊ̯əm/ (literary piece written in verse) :: poema {m}, poesía {f}, oda {f}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry) :: poema {m}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing) :: poema {m}
poet {n} /ˈpoʊət/ (person who writes poems) :: poeta {m} {f}, poetisa {f}
poetaster {n} (unskilled poet) :: poetastro {m}
poetess {n} (female poet) :: poetisa {f}
poetic {adj} (relating to poetry) :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetic {adj} (characteristic of poets) :: poético {m}, poética {f}
poetically {adv} (in a poetic manner) :: poéticamente
poetic licence {n} (departure from convention) :: licencia poética {f}
poetry {n} /ˈpʰoʊ̯.ətˌɹi]/ (class of literature) :: poesía {f}
poetry {n} (composition in verse or language exhibiting conscious attention to patterns) :: poema {m}, poesía {f}
poetry {n} (a poet's literary production) :: poesía {f}
pogrom {n} /ˈpoʊɡɹəm/ (riot with the intent to massacre or terrorize a certain group, usually Jews) :: pogromo {m}
poignancy {n} (the quality of being poignant) :: patetismo {m}
poignant {adj} /ˈpɔɪn.jənt/ (sharp-pointed; keen) :: puntiagudo, punzo-cortante
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating) :: incisivo penetrante agudo
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant) :: claro elocuente agudo penetrante
poignant {adj} (evoking strong mental sensation) :: conmovedor
poignant {adj} (piquant; pungent) :: picante
Poincaré disk {n} (hyperbolic plane) :: disco de Poincaré {m}
poinsettia {n} /ˌpɔɪnˈsɛ.ɾ(i)ə/ (plant) :: flor de Pascua {f}, corona del Inca {f} [Chile], estrella federal {f} [Argentina], flor de Nochebuena {f} [Mexico], papagayo {m} [Venezuela], pastora {f} [Costa Rica, Nicaragua]. sombrilla japonesa {f} [Colombia]
point {n} /pɔɪnt/ (particular moment in an event or occurrence) :: momento
point {n} (location or place) :: punto
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object) :: punto {m}
point {n} (full stop) :: punto {m}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition) :: punto {m}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.)) :: punto {m}
point {n} (sharp tip) :: punta {f}
point {v} (to extend finger) :: indicar, apuntar
point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
point blank {adv} (directly; bluntly; without pretense or caution) :: a quemarropa, a bocajarro
point-blank {adj} (so close that a weapon may be aimed directly at its target) :: a bocajarro, a quemarropa
point-blank {adv} (in a direct manner, without hesitation) :: a bocajarro, a quemarropa
point-blank {adv} :: bocajarro, quemarropa
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice ::
pointer {n} /ˈpɔɪntə/ (anything that points or is used for pointing) :: puntero {m}
pointer {n} (computer programming: variable that stores the address of another variable) :: apuntador {m}, puntero {m}
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor ::
point guard {n} (ballhandling guard in basketball) :: base {f}
pointillism {n} (painting technique) :: puntillismo {m}
pointless {adj} /ˈpɔɪntləs/ (having no point or sharp tip) :: romo {m}, chato {m}
pointless {adj} (having no prominent or important feature) :: irrelevante {m} {f}, fútil {m} {f}
pointless {adj} (having no purpose) :: inútil {m} {f}, vano {m}, innecesario {m}
pointlessly {adv} (pointless manner) :: inútilmente
point of no return {n} ((aviation) the point in a flight when there is insufficient fuel to return to the origin) :: punto de no retorno {m}
point of no return {n} ((idiomatic) the point when it is no longer possible to stop the process) :: punto de no retorno {m}
point of reference {n} (A particular point from which to measure or compare the changes in some quantity) :: referente, punto de referencia {m}
point of view {n} (position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint) :: punto de vista {m}
point of view {n} (attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs) :: punto de vista {m}
point out {v} (identify with a bodily gesture) :: indicar, señalar, apuntar
point out {v} (tell, remind, indicate to someone) :: puntualizar, indicar
poise {n} /pɔɪz/ (That which causes a balance; a counterweight) :: contrapeso {m}
poise {n} (composure; freedom from embarrassment or affectation) :: ponderación {f}
poise {n} (a cgs unit of dynamic viscosity) :: poise {m}
poised {adj} /pɔɪzd/ (Ready, prepared) :: listo
poison {n} /ˈpɔɪz(ə)n/ (substance harmful to a living organism) :: veneno {m}, ponzoña {f}
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse) :: envenenar, emponzoñar
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison) :: envenenar
poisoning {n} (state of being poisoned) :: envenenamiento
poison ivy {n} (one of several ivy-like urushiol-producing plants) :: hiedra venenosa {f}
poisonous {adj} /ˈpɔɪzənəs/ (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous) :: tóxico, venenoso, ponzoñoso
poke {v} /poʊk/ (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick) :: hurgar
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning) :: atizar
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone ::
poke around {v} (To search for something) :: curiosear
poke fun {v} (to subject to laughter) :: ridiculizar, burlarse
poker {n} /ˈpoʊkɚ/ (metal rod for poking) :: atizador
poker {n} (card game) :: póquer, póker {m}
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing) :: doble cara {f}, cara de póquer {f}
poker face {n} (any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.) :: doble cara {f}, cara de póquer {f}
Poland {prop} /ˈpoʊ.lənd/ (European country) :: Polonia {f}
polar {adj} /ˈpoʊ̯lɚ/ (relating to a geographic pole) :: polar
polar {adj} (of an orbit passing near a geographic pole) :: polar
polar {adj} (having a dipole) :: polar
polar {adj} (of a certain coordinate system) :: polar
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus) :: oso polar {m}, oso blanco {m}
polar cap {n} (high-latitude region covered by ice) :: casquete polar, capa de hielo
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
polar ice {n} (glacial mass) :: casquete polar {m}
Polaris {prop} /pɔʊˈlɑɹɪs/ (star) :: Polaris
polarization {n} (production or condition of polarity) :: polarización {f}
polarization {n} (production of polarized light) :: polarización
polarization {n} (separation of positive and negative charges) :: polarización
polarization {n} (grouping of opinions into two extremes) :: polarización
polarize {v} /ˈpoʊləɹaɪz/ (to cause to have a polarization) :: polarizar
polder {n} /ˈpəʊldə/ (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes) :: pólder {m}
pole {n} /poʊl/ (long and slender object for construction or support) :: palo {m}, garrocha {f}, vara {f}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis) :: polo {m}
pole {n} (magnetic point) :: polo {m}
pole {n} (contact on an electrical device) :: polo {m}
pole {n} (isolated point of a meromorphic function (complex analysis)) :: polo {m}
Pole {n} /poʊl/ (person from Poland) :: polaco {m}, polaca {f}
polearm {n} (close-combat weapon) :: arma de hasta {m}
polecat {n} /ˈpəʊlkæt/ (Mustela putorius) :: turón {m}
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk ::
pole dance {n} (dancing centred around a pole) :: baile del caño
polemic {n} /pəˈlɛmɪk/ (argument or controversy) :: polémica {f}
polemic {adj} (having the characteristics of a polemic) :: polémico
polenta {n} (starchy accompaniment to a meal) :: polenta {f}
pole position {n} (top qualifying position) :: primera posición {f}
pole position {n} (first place) :: primera posición {f}
poles apart {adj} (totally opposite) :: polos opuestos {m-p}
pole star {n} (the star) :: estrella polar {f}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole) :: salto con pértiga {m}, salto con garrocha {m}
pole vaulter {n} (athlete who competes in the pole vault) :: garrochista {m} {f}
police {n} /p(əˈ)liːs/ (an organisation that enforces the law) :: policía {f}
police brutality {n} (use of excessive force by a police officer) :: brutalidad policial {f}, sevicia policial {f}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer) :: patrulla {f}, vehículo policial {m}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work) :: perro policía {m}, perro policial {m}
police force {n} (police organization, constabulary) :: carabineros {m-p}, cuerpo de policía {m}, fuerza pública {f}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force) :: policía {m}, policial {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency) :: policía {m}, agente {m} {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police) :: estado policial {m}
police station {n} (building of police force) :: comisaría {f}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer) :: policía femenino {m}, agente {m} {f}
policing {n} (monitoring or regulation) :: vigilancia {f}
policing {n} (patrolling by the police) :: patrullaje {m}
policy {n} /ˈpɑləsi/ (principle of conduct) :: política {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance document) :: póliza {f}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies) :: formulador de políticas, formulador {m}, responsable político, responsable de las políticas
poliomyelitis {n} /ˌpɒlɪəʊmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs/ (infection by the poliovirus) :: poliomielitis {f}
poliovirus {n} (human enterovirus) :: poliovirus {m}
polis {n} /ˈpɒ.lɪs/ (a city or city-state) :: polis
polish {n} /ˈpɑlɪʃ/ (substance used to polish) :: pulidor {m}, abrillantador {m}, pulimento {m}, betún {m} [shoe polish]
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny) :: pulir, acicalar
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from) :: pulir
Polish {adj} /ˈpoʊlɪʃ/ (of Poland or its language) :: polaco {m}, polonés {m}
Polish {n} (the language of Poland) :: polaco {m}
Polish notation {n} (notation for arithmetic formulae) :: notación polaca {f}
politburo {n} /ˈpɒlɪtˌbjʊəɹəʊ/ (the governing Communist council) :: Politburó {m}, Buró Político {m}
polite {adj} /pəˈlaɪt/ (well-mannered) :: cortés, educado
politely {adv} (in a polite manner) :: educadamente, cortésmente
politeness {n} (act of being polite) :: educación cortesía {f}
political {adj} /pəˈlɪtɪkəl/ (concerning or relating to politics) :: político
political {adj} :: político {m}
political cartoon {n} (editorial cartoon) SEE: editorial cartoon ::
political correctness {n} (being politically correct) :: corrección política {f}
politically {adv} (in a political manner) :: políticamente
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively) :: políticamente correcto
politically incorrect {adj} (not politically correct) :: politicamente incorrecto
political party {n} (political organization) :: partido {m}, partido político {m}
political prisoner {n} (person) :: preso político {m}
political scientist {n} (political science expert) :: politólogo {m}
politician {n} /pɑl.ɪˈtɪʃ.ən/ (one engaged in politics) :: político {m}, política {f}
politicking {n} :: politiqueo
politics {v} /ˈpɑl.ɪˌtɪks/ (a methodology and activities associated with running a government) :: política {f}
polity {n} /ˈpɑ.lɪ.ti/ (an organizational structure of the government) :: régimen {m}
polity {n} (politically organized unit) :: estado {m}
polka {n} /ˈpoʊ(l)kə/ (dance) :: polca {f}
polka {n} (music for this dance) :: polca {f}
polka dot {n} /ˈpoʊ.kə ˌdɑt/ (uniform round dots forming a pattern on fabric) :: lunares {p}
poll {n} /poʊl/ (An election or a survey of a particular group) :: encuesta {f}
poll {v} (to solicit mock votes from (a person or group)) :: encuesta, encuestas {p}
pollen {n} /ˈpɒlən/ (fine granular substance produced in flowers) :: polen {m}
pollenize {v} (to impregnate with pollen) :: polinizar
pollinate {v} (To apply pollen to) :: polinizar
pollination {n} (transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma) :: polinización {f}
pollinator {n} (agent) :: polinizador {m}
polling booth {n} (voting booth) SEE: voting booth ::
polling station {n} (place where voters go to cast their ballot) :: mesa electoral {f}
pollock {n} /ˈpɑlək/ (food fish related to cod) :: carbonero {m} [P. virens], abadejo {m} [P. pollachius]
pollock {n} :: gado {m}
pollster {n} (person who conducts polls) :: encuestador
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual) :: impuesto de capitación, impuesto electoral, capitación
pollutant {n} (something that pollutes) :: contaminante {m}
pollution {n} /pəˈl(j)uːʃn̩/ (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances) :: polución {f}, contaminación {f}
Pollyannaish {adj} (unreasonably optimistic) :: demasiado optimista {m}
polo {n} /ˈpoʊloʊ/ (ball game) :: polo {m}
polonium {n} /pəˈloʊni.əm/ (chemical element) :: polonio {m}
Polonization {n} (Polonization) :: polonización {f}
polo shirt {n} (casual top) :: polo {m}, chemise {f} [Venezuela], chomba {f} [Argentina], poloché {f} [Dominican Republic]
poltergeist {n} /ˈpoʊl.tɚˌgaɪst/ (a disruptive ghost) :: poltergeist {m}
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly ::
poltroon {n} /pɑlˈtɹun/ (an ignoble or arrant coward) :: cobarde {m} {f}, mandria, blanco, blandengue, pendejo, rajado, gallina
poly- {prefix} /ˈpɑli/ (many) :: poli-
polyamide {n} (polymer) :: poliamida {f}
polyamory {n} /ˌpɒliˈæm(ə)ɹi/ (practices involving relationships with multiple partners) :: poliamor
polyandrous {adj} (Of or pertaining to polyandry) :: poliandro
polyandry {n} (plurality of husbands at the same time) :: poliandria {f}
polyarchy {n} (government in which power is invested in multiple people) :: poliarquía {f}
polycarbonate {n} (polymer of aromatic carbonates) :: policarbonato {m}
polychete {n} (annelids of the class Polychaeta) :: poliqueto {m}
polychlorinated biphenyl {n} (PCB) :: policlorobifenilo
polychromatic {adj} (showing a variety of colours) :: policromo, polícromo
polyclinic {n} (a clinic in which diseases of many sorts are treated) :: policlínico {m}
polycotyledonous {adj} :: policotiledóneo
polycyclic {adj} (having two or more rings of atoms in the molecule) :: policíclico {m}
polyester {n} (polymer) :: poliéster {m}
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polyethism {n} (different work activities) :: polietismo
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene) :: polietileno {m}
polygamist {n} /pəˈlɪɡəmɪst/ (one who practices polygamy) :: polígamo {m}
polygamy {n} /pəˈlɪɡəmi/ (the having of a plurality of socially bonded sexual partners at the same time) :: poligamia {f}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny ::
polyglot {adj} /pɒliːɡlɒt/ (Versed in, or speaking, many languages) :: poligloto, polígloto, polígloto {m}
polyglot {adj} (Containing, or made up of, several languages) :: poligloto, polígloto {m}
polyglot {n} (one who masters, notably speaks, several languages) :: políglota {m} {f}, poliglota {m} {f}
polyglot {n} :: políglota {m}
polygon {n} /ˈpɑliɡɑn/ (plane figure bounded by straight edges) :: polígono {m}
polygon mesh {n} (collection of vetrices, edges and faces) :: malla poligonal {f}
polygraph {n} (device to discern if a subject is lying) :: polígrafo {m}
polygraphic {adj} :: poligráfico
polygyny {n} /pəˈlɪdʒɪnɪ/ (plurality of wives at the same time) :: poliginia {f}
polyhedron {n} /pɒliˈhiːdɹən/ (geometry: solid figure) :: poliedro
polymath {n} /ˈpɒlɪmæθ/ (person with extraordinarily broad and comprehensive knowledge) :: polímata {m} {f}
polymathic {adj} (pertaining to polymathy) :: polifacético
polymer {n} /ˈpɑ.lɪ.mɚ/ (molecule) :: polímero {m}
polymerase {n} (enzyme that catalyses the formation of polymers) :: polimerasa {f}
polymerase chain reaction {n} :: reacción en cadena de la polimerasa
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer ::
polymerize {v} /ˈpɑləməˌɹaɪz/ (to convert a monomer to a polymer) :: polimerizar
polymethyl methyacrylate {n} (tough, transparent thermoplastic polymer) :: plexiglás {m}
polymorphism {n} /pɑliˈmɔɹfɪz(ə)m/ (genetics: regular existence of two or more different genotypes within a given species or population) :: polimorfismo
polymorphism {n} :: polymorfismo {m}
polymorphous {adj} (Having, or occurring in, several distinct forms) :: polimorfo
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression) :: polinomio {m}
polynomial {adj} (in algebra) :: polinomial, polinómico
polynuclear {adj} (having multiple nuclei) :: polinuclear
polynya {n} /pə(ʊ)ˈlɪnjə/ (area of open water surrounded by sea ice) :: polinia {f}
polyp {n} (growth) :: pólipo {m}
polyp {n} (coelenterate) :: pólipo {m}
polypeptidic {adj} (pertaining to a polypeptide) :: polipeptídico
polyphenol {n} (any of a large class of organic compounds) :: polifenol {m}
polyphonic {adj} (of or relating to polyphony) :: polifónico
polyphony {n} (musical texture consisting of several independent melodic voices) :: polifonía {f}
polyphosphate {n} (class of inorganic polymers) :: polifosfato {m}
polyploidy {n} /ˈpɒlɪplɔɪdi/ (state or condition of being a polyploid) :: poliploidía {f}
polypore {n} (tough, leathery, poroid mushroom) SEE: bracket fungus ::
polyptoton {n} /ˌpɑ.ləpˈtoʊ.tɑn/ (stylistic scheme) :: políptoton {f}
polyptych {n} /ˈpɒlɪptɪk/ (a work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together) :: políptico
polysaccharide {n} (complex carbohydrate) :: polisacárido {m}
polysemantic {adj} (having multiple meanings) :: polisemántico
polysemic {adj} /pɒ.lɪ.ˈsiː.mɪk/ (having a number of meanings, interpretations or understandings) :: polisémico
polyspast {n} (machine consisting of many pulleys) :: polispasto {m}
polystyrene {n} (polymer) :: poliestireno {m}
polysyllabic {adj} /ˌpɑ.li.sɪˈlæ.bɪk/ (having more than one syllable) :: polisílabo
polysyndeton {n} (the use of many conjunctions to achieve an overwhelming effect in a sentence) :: polisíndeton {m}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic) :: polisintético
polytechnic {adj} :: politécnico
polytechnic {n} (educational institute) :: politécnica {f}
polytheism {n} /pɒliˈθiˈĭzˈəm/ (belief in the existence of many gods) :: politeísmo {m}
polytheistic {adj} /ˌpɒlɪθiːˈɪstɪk/ (of or relating to polytheism) :: politeísta
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polytope {n} (geometric shape) :: politopo {m}
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links) :: poliuretano {m}
polyuria {n} (production of an abnormally large amount of urine) :: poliuria {f}
pomace {n} :: hollejo {m}
pomade {n} (greasy substance) :: brillantilla {f}, pomada de pelo {f}
pomander {n} /ˈpɒməndə/ (mixture of aromatic substances) :: pomander
pome {n} (type of fruit) :: pomo {m}
pomegranate {n} /ˈpɒm.ɪˌɡɹæn.ɪt/ (shrub/tree) :: granado {m}
pomegranate {n} (fruit) :: granada {f}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit ::
pomelo {n} /ˈpɒmɪləʊ/ (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis) :: pampelmusa {f}, pomelo {m}
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea) :: Pomerania {f}
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian ::
pommel {n} /ˈpɑ.məl/ (upper front brow of a saddle) :: borrén {m}
pommel {n} (round handle or knob) :: pomo {m}
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus) :: caballete {m}
pomological {adj} (pertaining to pomology) :: pomológico
pomology {n} :: pomologia
pomp {n} /ˈpɑːmp/ (show of magnificence) :: boato, pompa {f}
pompano {n} (carangid) :: palometa {f}, pámpano {m}
Pompeii {prop} /pɑːmˈpeɪi/ (a historical city) :: Pompeya {f}
Pompey {prop} /ˈpɒm.pi/ (a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic) :: Pompeyo
pompous {adj} /ˈpɒmpəs/ (affectedly grand) :: majestuoso {m}, majestuosa {f}, pomposo {m}
pompously {adv} (in a pompous manner) :: pomposamente
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
poncho {n} /ˈpɑn.tʃoʊ/ (simple garment of cloth) :: poncho {m}
pond {n} /pɑnd/ (small lake) :: charca {m}, estanque {m}, laguna {f}
pond {n} (the Atlantic Ocean) :: [colloquial] charco {m}
ponder {v} /ˈpɒn.də(ɹ)/ (to think deeply) :: considerar, meditar, cavilar
ponder {v} (to consider carefully) :: ponderar
ponderous {adj} /ˈpɑn.dɚ.əs/ (clumsy, unwieldy, or slow, especially due to weight) :: pesado, torpe, beocio, grosero, conformista
ponderous {adj} (dull or boring) :: grave, torpe, abrumador, agobiante, aplastante, dogmático
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense ::
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider ::
Ponferrada {prop} (city) :: Ponferrada
poniard {n} /ˈpɒnjəd/ (dagger) :: puñal
pons {n} (Part of brain) :: puente troncoencefálico {m}, pons {m}
Pontevedra {prop} (city) :: Pontevedra {f}
Pontevedra {prop} (province) :: Pontevedra {f}
pontiff {n} /ˈpɒntɪf/ (pope) :: papa {m}, pontífice {m}
pontificate {n} /pɑːnˈtɪfɪkət/ (state of a pontifex) :: pontificado
pontificate {v} /pɑːnˈtɪfɪkeɪt/ (preside as a bishop) :: pontificar
pony {n} /ˈpoʊni/ (small horse) :: poni {m}, caballito {m}
ponytail {n} /ˈpoʊniˌteɪl/ (hairstyle) :: coleta {f}, cola de caballo {f}
poo {n} /puː/ :: caca {f}, popo
poo {v} :: hacer popó
pooch {n} (slang: dog) :: pichicho {m}
poodle {n} /ˈpuː.dəl/ (any of various breeds of poodle) :: caniche {m}
Pooh {prop} /puː/ (short for Winnie the Pooh) :: Pooh {m}
pool {n} /pul/ (body of water) :: poza {f}, pileta {f}, balsa {f}
pool {n} (small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle) :: charco {m}
pool {n} (cue sport like billiards) :: billar {m}
pool {v} (to put together) :: reunir, compartir
pool {v} (to combine or contribute with others) :: participar
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool ::
poolish {n} (mixture) :: poolish {m}, pulís {m}
pool table {n} (a table used for playing pool) :: mesa de billar {f}
poop {v} /puːp/ :: cagar, hacer popó
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern ::
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s)) :: castillo de popa {m}
pooper scooper {n} (scoop for the collection of pet excrement) :: pala de mierda de perro {f}, pala de caca {f}
poor {adj} /poː/ (with little or no possessions or money) :: pobre
poor {adj} (of low quality) :: pobre
poor {adj} (used to express pity) :: pobre [precedes the noun]
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor) :: más pobre que una rata
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
poor thing {n} (someone or something to be pitied) :: pobrecito {m}, pobrecillo {m}
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit ::
pop {interj} /pɑp/ (sound) :: pum
pop {n} (affectionate form of father) :: papi {m}
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate ::
popcorn {n} /ˈpɑp.kɔɹn/ (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating) :: palomitas de maíz {f} [especially Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain], cabritas {f} [Chile], cancha {f} [Peru - also canchita], canguil {m} [Ecuador], cotufas {f} [Spain’s Canary Islands, Venezuela], crispetas {f} [Colombia, Northern Central Mexico], esquites {m} [Northwestern Mexico], gallitos {m} [Northwestern Venezuela], maíz pira {f} [Colombia], millo {m} [Panama], pipoca {f} [Bolivia], pochoclo {m} [Argentina], pop {m} [Uruguay], popcorn {m} [Panama, Puerto Rico], poporopo {m} [Guatemala], pororó {m} [Eastern Bolivia, Northern and Western Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], pururú {m} [Northern Central Argentina], roscas {f} [Spain’s Canary Islands], rosetas de maíz {f} [El Salvador, Puerto Rico, Southern Spain], rositas de maíz {f} [Cuba], tostones {m} [Southeastern Spain]
pope {n} /poʊp/ (head of the Roman Catholic Church) :: Papa {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope) :: papamóvil {m}
pop group {n} (musical group specializing in pop music) :: grupo de pop {m}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus) :: álamo {m}, chopo {m}
poplit {n} /ˈpɒplɪt/ (fossa at the back of the knee joint) :: corva {f}
popliteal {adj} /pɒˈplɪtɪəl/ (area behind the knee) :: poplíteo {m}
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit ::
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience) :: música pop {f}, música popular {f}
poppy {n} /ˈpɒpi/ (plant) :: amapola {f}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy) :: semilla de amapola {f}
popsicle {n} /ˈpɑpsɪkl̩/ (serving of frozen juice on a stick) :: helado {m} (de agua), paleta
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population ::
populace {n} /ˈpɑpjələs/ (common people) :: populacho {m} [pejorative]
popular {adj} /ˈpɑpjələɹ/ (of or pertaining to the common people) :: popular
popular {adj} (liked by many people) :: popular
popular assembly {n} (localized citizen gathering) :: asamblea popular {f}
popularise {v} (to make popular) :: popularizar
popularity {n} /ˌpɒp.jəˈlæɹ.ɪ.ti/ (the quality or state of being popular) :: popularidad {f}
popularization {n} (the act of making something popular to the general public) :: popularización {f}
popular music {n} (genre that has wide appeal amongst the general public) :: música popular
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion ::
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science) :: de divulgación científica
populate {v} /ˈpɒp.jə.leɪt/ (to supply with inhabitants) :: poblar
population {n} /ˌpɒpjʊˈleɪʃən/ (all people living within a political or geographical boundary) :: población {f}
population {n} (number of residents in a given area) :: población {f}
population {n} (statistics: greater group of units from which a sample can be drawn) :: población
population inversion {n} (creation of a system) :: inversión de población
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy) :: populismo {m}
populous {adj} /ˈpɑpjələs/ (having a large population) :: muy (densamente) poblado {m}
pop up {v} (to appear without warning) :: aparecerse
porbeagle {n} (a pelagic shark) :: tiburón cailón {m}, cailón {m}
porcelain {n} /ˈpɔɹ.sə.lɪn/ (hard, white, translucent ceramic) :: porcelana {f}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material) :: porcelana {f}
porch {n} /pɔɹtʃ/ (a covered and enclosed entrance to a building) :: pórtico {m}, porche {m}
porciculture {n} (raising of pigs) :: porcicultura {f}
porcine {adj} /ˈpoʊɹ.saɪn/ (of or pertaining to the pig) :: porcino
porcine {adj} (morbidly obese) :: obeso, gordo
porcupine {n} (large rodent) :: puercoespín {m}
pore {n} /pɔɹ/ (a tiny opening in the skin) :: poro {m}
porgy {n} (fish of the family Sparidae) :: pargo {m}
poriferan {n} (any sponge of the phylum Porifera) :: porífero {m}
pork {n} /pɔɹk/ (meat of a pig) :: cerdo {m}, puerco {m}
pork belly {n} (boneless cut of fatty meat) :: panza de cerdo {f}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin) :: chicharrón {m}, chicharrones {m-p} [mass noun]
porn {n} /pɔɹn/ (pornography) :: porno
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography ::
porno {n} /ˈpɔːnəʊ/ (pornography) :: porno {m}
pornocracy {prop} /pɔːˈnɒkɹəsɪ/ (period of the papacy known as the saeculum obscurum) :: Pornocracia {f}
pornocracy {n} (government by, or dominated by, prostitutes or corrupt persons) :: pornocracia {f}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography) :: pornógrafo {m}, pornógrafa {f}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity) :: pornográfico
pornography {n} /pɔɹˈnɑ.ɡɹə.fi/ (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent) :: pornografía {f}
pornophobe {n} (person opposed to or that hates pornography) :: pornofóbico {m}
pornophobia {n} :: travesti {m} {f}, transformista {m} {f}
pornophobic {adj} :: pornofóbico {m}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films) :: actor porno {m}, actriz porno {f}
porosity {n} (state of being porous) :: porosidad {f}
porosity {n} (measure of how porous a material is) :: porosidad {f}
porous {adj} /ˈpɔːɹəs/ (full of tiny pores) :: poroso
porphyrin {n} /ˈpɔːfɪɹɪn/ (heterocyclic compound) :: porfirina {f}
porpoise {n} /ˈpɔːɹpəs/ (cetacean) :: marsopa {f}
porridge {n} /ˈpɔɹɪdʒ/ (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal) :: gachas {f-p}, puches {m}
porron {n} :: porrón {m}
port {n} /pɔɹt/ (dock or harbour) :: puerto {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front) :: babor {m}
port {adj} (of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel) :: a babor {m} {f}
port {n} (computing: logical or physical construct into and from which data are transferred) :: puerto {m}
port {v} (computing: to adapt a program so that it works on a different platform) :: portar
port {n} (computing: program adapted to work on a different platform; act of adapting) :: versión portada
port {n} (fortified wine) :: vino de Oporto {m}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal ::
port {n} (port city) SEE: port city ::
portable {adj} /ˈpɔɹtəbəl/ (able to be carried or moved) :: portátil
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems) :: portable
portal {n} /ˈpɔːɹtəl/ (grandiose entrance) :: portal {m}
portal {n} (entry point) :: portada {f}
portal {n} (website) :: portal {m}
Port-au-Prince {prop} /ˌpɔɹtoʊˈpɹɛ̃s/ (capital of Haiti) :: Puerto Príncipe {m}
port city {n} (city built around a port) :: puerto {m}
portcullis {n} /pɔːtˈkʌlɪs/ (gate in the form of a grating) :: rastrillo {m}
porte cochère {n} /pɔːt kɒˈʃɛː/ (open-walled roof over a driveway) :: puerta cochera {f}
portend {v} /pɔɹˈtɛnd/ (to serve as a warning or omen) :: presagiar
portend {v} (to signify) :: significar
portentous {adj} (ominous; portending evil) :: portentoso {m}
porter {n} /ˈpɔɹtɚ/ (person who carries luggage) :: mozo {m}, cargador {m}, changador {m}, changarín {m}, faquín {m}, fardero {m}, mecapal {m}, porteador {m}, soguilla {m}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout ::
portfolio {n} /pɔɹt.ˈfoʊ.li.oʊ/ (case) :: portafolio {m}, portafolios {m-p}
portfolio {n} (collection) :: carpeta de trabajos {f}
portfolio {n} (post) :: cartera {f}
portfolio {n} (investments) :: cartera de inversiones {f}
porthole {n} (circular window) :: tronera {f}
portico {n} /ˈpɔːtɪkəʊ/ (small space with a roof supported by columns, serving as the entrance to a building) :: pórtico {m}
portion {n} /ˈpɔɹʃən/ (allocated amount) :: porción {f}
portmanteau {n} /ˌpɔːɹtmænˈtoʊ/ (case) :: maleta {f}, valija {f}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words) :: compuesto acronímico {m}, contracción {f}
Port Moresby {prop} /ˌpɔɹt ˈmɔɹzbi/ (capital of Papua New Guinea) :: Port Moresby {m}
portocaval {adj} (relating to the portal vein and the vena cava) :: portocaval
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago) :: Puerto España {m}
Porto-Novo {prop} (the official capital of Benin) :: Porto Novo
portrait {n} /ˈpɔɹtɹeɪt/ (painting of a person) :: retrato {m}
portrait {n} (an accurate depiction of a person, a mood, etc.) :: retrato {m}
portray {v} (to paint or draw the likeness of) :: retratar
portray {v} (figuratively: to describe in words) :: describir
Portsmouth {prop} (city in southern England) :: Portsmouth
Portugal {prop} /ˈpɔɹt͡ʃəɡəl/ (country) :: Portugal {m}
Portuguese {adj} /ˈpɔɹ.t͡ʃə.ɡiːz/ (of or relating to the region of Portugal) :: portugués, portuguesa {f}
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the Portuguese language) :: portugués
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal) :: portugués {m}, portuguesa {f}
Portuguese {n} (the language) :: portugués {m}
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis) :: carabela portuguesa {f}
Portuguese oak {n} (Quercus faginea) :: quejigo {m}, carvallo {m}, rebollo {m}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} /ˌpɔɹtʃəɡiːz ˈwɔtɚ dɔɡ/ (Portuguese Water Dog) :: Perro de Agua portugues {m}, Cão de Água Português
Portuñol {prop} (the language) :: portuñol {m}
Port Vila {prop} (capital of Vanuatu) :: Port Vila
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal) :: vino de Oporto {m}, oporto {m}
pose {v} /poʊz/ (set in place, arrange) :: posar
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose) :: posar
pose {n} (position, arrangement (especially of the human body)) :: pose {f}
Poseidon {prop} /pəˈsaɪdn̩/ (the god of the sea) :: Poseidón {m}, Posidón {m}
posh {adj} /pɑʃ/ (associated with the upper classes) :: pijo {m}, fresa {n} [Mexico], pituco {m} [South America]
posh {adj} (stylish, elegant, exclusive) :: pijo, elitista
posit {n} /ˈpɒzɪt/ (A postulate) :: postulado
posit {v} (Postulate) :: postular
posit {v} (Suggest) :: proponer
position {n} /pəˈzɪʃən/ (place, location) :: posición {f}
position {n} (post of employment) :: puesto {m}
position {n} :: posición {f}
positive {adj} /ˈpɑzɪtɪv/ (legal: formally laid down) :: positivo
positive {adj} (mathematics: greater than zero) :: positivo
positive {adj} (physics: having more protons than electrons) :: positivo
positive {n} (thing capable of being affirmed) :: supuesto {m}
positive {n} (the positive degree of adjectives and adverbs) :: positivo {m}
positively {adv} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvli/ (with certainty) :: inequívocamente, terminantemente, de todas maneras
positive reinforcement {n} (giving of encouragement to a person who exhibits a particular behaviour) :: refuerzo positivo {m}
positive thinking {n} (focusing on thoughts of success) :: pensamiento positivo {m}
positivism {n} /ˈpɒzɪtɪvˌɪzm/ (philosophical doctrine) :: positivismo {m}
positivism {n} (school of thought in jurisprudence) SEE: legal positivism ::
positivist {n} (a believer in positivism) :: positivista {m} {f}
positivist {adj} (related to positivism) :: positivista
positivity {n} /ˌpɒzɪˈtɪvɪti/ :: positividad {f}
positron {n} /ˈpɑ.zɪ.tɹɑn/ (positron) :: positrón {m}
positronium {n} (exotic atom) :: positronio {m}
posology {n} /pəʊˈsɒ.lə.dʒi/ (study of the dosages of drugs) :: posología
posse {n} /ˈpɑ.si/ (A group of people summoned to help law enforcement) :: posse comitatus {m}
posse {n} (A criminal gang) :: cuadrilla armada {f}
possess {v} /pəˈzɛs/ (to have; to have ownership of) :: poseer
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind) :: poseer
possessed {adj} /pəˈzɛst/ (controlled by evil spirits) :: poseído
possessing {v} (present participle of possess) :: poseyendo
possession {n} /pəˈzɛʃən/ (something that is owned) :: posesión {f}
possession {n} (a territory under the rule of another country) :: posesiones {f-p}
possession {n} (the state of being possessed by a spirit or demon) :: posesión {f}
possession {n} :: posesión {f}
possessive {adj} /pəˈzɛsɪv/ (pertaining to possession) :: posesivo
possessive {adj} (grammar: indicating possession) :: posesivo {m}
possessive {adj} (unwilling to yield possession of) :: posesivo {m}
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case ::
possessive adjective {n} (possessive determiner) :: adjetivo posesivo {m}
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession) :: caso posesivo {m}
possessive determiner {n} (possessive determiner) :: determinante posesivo {m}
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession) :: pronombre posesivo {m}
possessive suffix {n} (Suffix indicating possession) :: sufijo posesivo {m}
possessor {n} /pɒˈzɛsɔː/ (One who possesses) :: posesor {m}
possibility {n} /ˌpɑsɪˈbɪliti/ (quality of being possible) :: posibilidad {f}
possibility {n} (a thing possible) :: posibilidad {f}
possibility {n} (option) :: posibilidad {f}
possible {adj} /ˈpɑsəbl̩/ (able but not certain to happen) :: posible
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible) :: posible
possibly {adv} /ˈpɑsəbli/ (adverb indicating that an action may successfully be performed) :: posiblemente
possibly {adv} :: posiblemente
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum ::
post {n} /pəʊst/ (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground) :: poste {m}
post {n} :: poste {m}, estaca {f}
post {v} (to hang a notice in a conspicuous manner) :: colgar, fijar
post {v} (to send to an electronic forum) :: postear
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message) :: postear
post- {prefix} /poʊst/ (later) :: pos-, post-
postage {n} /ˈpoʊstɪdʒ/ (charge) :: franqueo {m}
postage {n} (postage stamp affixed as evidence of payment, see also: postage stamp) :: franqueo {m}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid) :: estampilla {f} [Latin America], sello {m} [Spain], [Mexico] timbre {m}
postal {adj} /ˈpoʊstl̩]/ (relating to mail) :: postal
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode ::
postalveolar {adj} /ˌpəʊstælviˈəʊlə(ɹ)/ (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge) :: postalveolar
postbellum {adj} (of the period following a war) :: de posguerra
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox ::
postcard {n} /ˈpoʊstˌkɑɹd/ (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope) :: tarjeta postal {f}, postal {f}
postcode {n} /ˈpəʊs(t)kəʊd/ (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address) :: código postal {m}
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard) :: cartel
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall) :: cartel
posterior {adj} (located towards the rear) :: trasero, posterior
posterior {adj} (following in order or time) :: posterior
posterior {n} (buttocks) :: trasero {m}
posterior auricular muscle {n} (muscle) :: músculo auricular posterior {m}
posterior chamber {n} (space between iris and lens) :: cámara posterior {f}
posterity {n} /ˈpɒstɛɹɪti/ (all the future generations) :: posteridad {f}
postern {n} /ˈpɒst(ə)n/ (secondary gateway) :: poterna {f}
postern {n} :: portillo {m}, postigo {m}, poterna {f}
postero- {prefix} (posterior; back) :: postero-
posteroinferior {adj} (situated back and below) :: posteroinferior
posterosuperior {adj} (behind and above) :: posterosuperior
post horn {n} (horn formerly used by postmen) :: corneta de posta {f}
posthumous {adj} /ˈpɒs.tʃə.məs/ (born after one's father's death) :: póstumo
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death) :: póstumo
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death) :: póstumo
postiche {n} /pɑˈstiʃ/ (any item of false hair worn on the head or face) :: postizo
postimpressionism {n} (genre of painting) :: postimpresionismo {m}
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side) :: pósit
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter) :: matasellos {m}
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism) :: posmoderno
postmodernism {n} /pəʊstˈmɑdɚnɪzəm/ (a style of art, literature, etc) :: postmodernidad {f}, posmodernismo {m}
postmodernist {adj} (postmodern) :: posmodernista, posmoderno
postmodernist {n} (follower of postmodernism) :: posmodernista {m} {f}
postmodernity {n} (the state or condition of being postmodern) :: posmodernidad {f}
postnatal {adj} (of or pertaining to the period immediately after birth) :: postnatal
post office {n} (place) :: correos {m-p}, casa de correos {f}, oficina de correos {f}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail) :: apartado postal {m}
postoperative {adj} /poʊstˈɑpəɹətɪv/ (of, pertaining to, or occurring in the period after a surgical operation) :: posoperatorio
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event) :: aplazar, postergar, atrasar, perecear, posponer
postponement {n} (the state of being adjourned) :: aplazamiento {m}
postposition {n} ((grammar) words that come after the noun) :: posposición {f}
postprandial {adj} /ˌpəʊs(t)ˈpɹan.dɪ.əl/ (after a meal) :: posprandial, de sobremesa (at the table), después de comer
post-production {n} (stages of film production happening between the actual filming and the completed film) :: post-producción {f}
postscript {n} /ˈpoʊst.skɹɪpt/ (addendum to a letter) :: posdata
postscriptum {n} /ˌpəʊstˈskɹɪptəm/ (something written afterward) :: posdata {f} or P. D.
post-Soviet {adj} (after the dissolution of the Soviet Union) :: postsoviético
poststructuralism {n} (extension of structuralism) :: postestructuralismo {m}
posttranslational {adj} (Of or pertaining to the period after a protein has been translated from mRNA) :: posttraduccional
posttraumatic {adj} (after, or as a result of, a trauma) :: postraumático
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation) :: trastorno por estrés postraumático {m}
postural {adj} /ˈpɑstʃəɹəl/ (relating to posture) :: postural
posture {n} /ˈpɑːstʃɚ/ (position of body) :: postura
pot {n} /pɑt/ (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.) :: olla {f}, marmita {f} [cooking]; pote {m} [storing]
pot {n} (marijuana) :: marihuana {f}
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast ::
potable {adj} /ˈpoʊ.tə.b(ə)l/ (good for drinking) :: potable
potash {n} /pɒt.æʃ/ (pot ash) :: potasa {f}, lejía {f}
potassium {n} /pəˈtæsiəm/ (the chemical element) :: potasio {m}
potassium carbonate {n} (alkaline salt) :: carbonato de potasio {m}
potassium cyanide {n} (inorganic compound) :: cianuro de potasio {m}
potassium hydroxide {n} (potassium hydroxide) :: hidróxido de potasio {m}, potasa cáustica {f}
potato {n} /pəˈteɪtəʊ/ (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable) :: patata {f} [Spain], papa {f} [Latin America, Southern Spain and Canary Islands]
potato masher {n} (utensil for mashing potatoes) :: pisapatatas {m}
potato salad {n} (salad made from chopped boiled potatoes) :: ensalada de patatas {f}
potato starch {n} (vegetable substance found in the extracted material of potatoes) :: chuño, almidón de patata, harina de patata, fécula de patata
potbelly {n} (a large, swollen, or protruding abdomen) :: panza {f}
pot calling the kettle black {n} /ˈpɑt ˈkɔliŋ ðə ˈkɛtl̩ ˈblæk/ (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser) :: le dijo la sartén al cazo, le dijo la sartén al cazo: ¡aparta que me tiznas!! (the pan said to the pot: move away, you're blackening me!)
pot calling the kettle black {n} :: apártate que me tiznas, dijo la sartén al cazo (move away, you are blackening me, said the pan to the pot) el burro hablando de orejas (the donkey talking about ears) [Colombia], el comál le dijo a la olla (the grill said to the pot) [Mexico], cachicamo diciéndole a morrocoy conchúo (an armadillo telling a turtle it is too hard shelled) [Venezuela], la olla le dice a la sartén (the pot said to the frying pan) [Peru]
poteen {n} /pəˈtʃiːn/ (illegally produced Irish whiskey) :: poitín {m}
potency {n} (ability or capacity to perform) :: potencia {f}
potent {adj} /ˈpəʊt(ə)nt/ (powerfully effective) :: potente
potentate {n} /ˈpoʊ.tən.teɪt/ (a powerful leader) :: líder, potentado, podestá, líder máximo, capo
potential {n} /pəˈtɛnʃəl/ (currently unrealized ability) :: potencial
potential {adj} (existing in possibility) :: potencial
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position) :: energía potencial {f}
potentially {adv} /pəˈtɛnʃ(ə)li/ (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way) :: potencialmente
potentiation {n} (the action of a substance) :: potenciación
potentiometer {n} (user-adjustable variable resistor) :: potenciómetro {m}
pothead {n} (a person who smokes cannabis frequently) :: marihuanero {m}, motero {m}
potholder {n} :: agarradera {f}, agarraollas {m}
pothole {n} (a hole in a road) :: bache {m}
potion {n} /ˈpoʊ.ʃən/ (small portion or dose of a liquid which is medicinal, poisonous, or magical) :: poción {f}, brebaje {m}
Potiphar {prop} /ˈpɑ.tə.fɚ/ (an Egyptian and captain of the guard) :: Potiphar
potsherd {n} /ˈpɒt.ʃɜːd/ (piece of ceramic from pottery) :: tiesto {m}, casco {m}
potter {n} /ˈpɒtə/ (one who makes pots and ceramic wares) :: alfarero {m}, alfarera {f}, ceramista {m} {f}
pottery {n} /ˈpɑːtɚɹi/ (fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed) :: cerámica {f}, loza {f}
pottery {n} (workshop where pottery is made) :: alfarería {f}
pottery {n} (practise or craft of making pottery) :: alfarería {f}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
potty-mouthed {adj} (foul-mouthed) SEE: foul-mouthed ::
pouch {n} /paʊt͡ʃ/ (small bag) :: bolsa {f}, saquito {m}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young) :: marsupio {m}
pouch {n} :: petaca {f}, cebador {m}, valija {f}
poultice {n} /ˈpoʊltɪs/ (A poultice or plaster) :: cataplasma {f}
poultry {n} /ˈpoʊltɹi/ (birds) :: aves de corral
poultry {n} (meat) :: carne de ave, pollería
pounce {v} /paʊns/ (To leap into the air intending to seize someone or something) :: brincar
pounce {v} (To attack suddenly) :: atacar
pounce {v} (To eagerly seize an opportunity) :: aprovechar
pounce {v} :: abalanzarse
pound {n} /paʊnd/ (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois)) :: libra {f}
pound {n} (unit of currency) :: libra {f}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals) :: perrera {f}
pound {v} (to strike hard repeatedly) :: pilar
pound {v} (crush to pieces) :: pulverizar
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake made from equal quantities of butter, eggs, flour and sugar) :: panqué {m} [Mexico, Venezuela], queque {m} [Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador], ponqué {m} [Colombia]
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash ::
pound sterling {n} /paʊnd ˈstɜː(ɹ).lɪŋ/ (currency of the UK) :: libra esterlina {f}
pour {v} /pɔɹ/ (to cause to flow in a stream) :: verter
pour {v} (to flow, pass or issue in or as a stream) :: diluviar
pour {v} :: verter, escanciar
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire ::
pout {v} /paʊt/ (push out one’s lips) :: hacer puchero
pout {v} (sulk, (pretend to) be ill-tempered) :: hacer un mohín, ponerse de morros
pout {n} (facial expression) :: mohín {m}
pouting {n} /ˈpaʊtɪŋ/ (fish, Trisopterus luscus) :: faneca {f}
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy) :: llanura Padana {f}, valle del Po {m}
poverty {n} /ˈpɑːvɚti/ (quality or state of being poor) :: pobreza {f}, pauperismo {m}
poverty {n} (deficiency of elements) :: pobreza {f}
pow {interj} (sound of a violent impact) :: zas
pow {n} (sound of a violent impact) :: zas
powder {n} /ˈpaʊ.də(ɹ)/ (fine particles of any dry substance) :: polvo {m}
powder {v} (to reduce to fine particles) :: reducir a polvo, pulverizar, triturar
powder {v} (to sprinkle with powder) :: espolvorear
powder {v} (to use powder on the hair or skin) :: ponerse polvos, empolvarse
powder {v} (to be reduced to powder) :: pulverizarse, hacerse polvo
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder ::
powdered {adj} (which has been made into a powder) :: en polvo
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder ::
powdered sugar {n} /ˈpaʊ.dɚd ˈʃʊɡ.ɚ/ (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc) :: azúcar flor, azúcar glas {m}
powder keg {n} (barrel of gun powder) :: polvorín {m}
powder keg {n} (volatile situation) :: polvorín
power {n} /ˈpaʊ.ɚ/ (capability or influence) :: poder {m}
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.) :: potencia {f}
power {n} (physical force or strength) :: potencia {f}, poder {m}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply) :: corriente {f}, electricidad {f}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy) :: potencia {f}
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors) :: potencia {f}
power {n} (statistics: probability of correctly rejecting the null hypothesis) :: potencia, poder
power {n} :: poder {m}
power {v} (to enable or provide the impetus for) :: potenciar
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality ::
power {n} (power) SEE: potency ::
powerbank {n} (portable device used to charge mobile phones and tablet computers) :: cargador portátil {m}, batería externa {f}
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip ::
power cut {n} (interruption in the supply of power) :: corte de electricidad {m}
power forward {n} (a basketball player) :: ala-pívot {m} {f}
powerful {adj} /ˈpaʊɚfəl/ (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence) :: poderoso
powerfully {adv} (in a powerful manner) :: poderosamente
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength) :: impotente {m} {f}, impotentes {p}
powerlessness {n} (The state or character of being powerless) :: impotencia {f}
powerlifting {n} (strength sport) :: potencia {f}, levantamiento de potencia {m}
power line {n} (electrical wire) :: línea eléctrica {f}
power of attorney {n} (authorisation) :: poder notarial {m}
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station ::
power point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
power set {n} (set of all subsets of a set) :: conjunto de partes {m}
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced) :: central eléctrica {f}
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets) :: múltiple {m}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus) :: fuente de alimentación
power toothbrush {n} (electric toothbrush) SEE: electric toothbrush ::
powertrain {n} /ˈpaʊɚˌtɹeɪn/ (powertrain) :: tren de potencia {m}
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan ::
Poznan {prop} (city in Poland) :: Poznan
pozole {n} /pəˈsoʊˌleɪ/ (a hominy soup) :: pozole {m}
practicability {n} (being practicable) :: viabilidad {f}, factibilidad {f}
practicable {adj} /ˈpɹæktɪkəbl/ (capable of being accomplished; feasible) :: realizable, alcanzable
practical {adj} /ˈpɹæktɪkəl/ (based on practice or action rather than theory or hypothesis) :: práctico {m}, práctica {f}
practicality {n} (state of being practical or feasible) :: factibilidad {f}, sentido práctico {m}
practical joke {n} (something done for amusement to the detriment of someone else) :: broma pesada {f}
practically {adv} /ˈpɹæktɪkli/ (In practice, in effect) :: prácticamente
practically {adv} (almost completely) :: prácticamente
practice {n} /ˈpɹæktɪs/ (repetition of an activity to improve skill) :: práctica {f}
practice {n} (an ongoing pursuit of a craft or profession) :: práctica
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour) :: costumbre {f}
practice {n} :: práctica {f}
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it) :: la práctica hace al maestro
practice what one preaches {v} (act in harmony with one's teachings) :: predicar con el ejemplo
practise {v} /ˈpɹæktɪs/ (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill) :: practicar
practise {v} (to perform or execute a craft or skill) :: practicar
practise {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion) :: practicar
practise {v} (to pursue (a career, especially law, fine art or medicine)) :: practicar
practise {v} :: practicar, entrenar, ejercer
practiser {n} (one who practises) :: practicante {m} {f}
praenomen {n} (ancient Roman first name) :: prenombre {m}
Pragian {prop} (a subdivision of the Devonian period) :: Praguiense
pragmatic {adj} /pɹæɡˈmætɪk/ (practical) :: pragmático
pragmatically {adv} (in a pragmatic manner) :: pragmáticamente
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context) :: pragmática {f}, pragmalingüística {f}
pragmatism {n} /ˈpɹæɡmətɪzəm/ (pursuit of practicality over aesthetic qualities) :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (political theory that problems should be met with/by practical solutions rather than ideological ones) :: pragmatismo {m}
pragmatism {n} (philosophical idea that beliefs are identified with the actions of a believer) :: pragmatismo {m}
Prague {prop} /pɹɑːɡ/ (capital of the Czech Republic) :: Praga
Praia {prop} (capital of Cape Verde) :: Praia
Prairial {prop} /pɹɛɹˈjɑl/ (the ninth month of French Republican Calendar) :: pradial {m}
prairie {n} /ˈpɹɛəɹi/ (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland) :: pradera {f}
prairie dog {n} (burrowing rodent) :: perrito de las praderas {m}
praise {n} /pɹeɪz/ (commendation; favorable representation in words) :: alabanza {f}, loa {f}, enaltecimiento {m}
praise {n} (worship) :: adoración
praise {n} :: alabanza {f}
praise {v} (to give praise to) :: alabar
praiseworthy {adj} /ˈpɹeɪz.wɝ.ði/ (meriting praise) :: encomiable, alabable, digno de alabanza {m}, loable
prajna {n} ((Buddhism) wisdom; understanding; insight) :: pregnia {f}
pram {n} /pɹæm/ (perambulator) :: cochecito (de bebé) {m}, carrito (de bebé) {m}
prance {v} /pɹæn(t)s/ (of a horse) :: encabritarse
Prancer {prop} (reindeer of Santa Claus) :: Acróbata {m}, Saltador {m}, Saltarín {m}, Pompón {m}, Chiqui {m}
prank {n} /pɹæŋk/ (practical joke or mischievous trick) :: travesura {f}, broma {f}, inocentada {f}, jugarreta, chiquillada, gamberrada, jaimitada
prankster {n} (one who performs pranks) :: bromista {m} {f}
praseodymium {n} /ˌpreɪzioʊˈdɪmiəm/ (chemical element) :: praseodimio {m}
prattle {v} (to talk incessantly; to babble) :: parlotear
prawn {n} /pɹɔːn/ (large shrimp) :: gamba {f}, camarón {m}
pray {v} /pɹeɪ/ (to petition a higher being) :: rezar, orar
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid) :: rogar
pray {v} (to talk to God) :: orar, rogar
prayer {n} /pɹɛɚ/ (practice of communicating with one's God) :: oración {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying) :: oración {f}
prayer {n} :: rezo, oración
prayer {n} /ˈpɹeɪəɹ/ (one who prays) :: orador {m}, oradora {f}, orante {m} {f}
prayer beads {n} (string of beads, see also: rosary) :: rosario {m}
prayer book {n} (book) :: devocionario
prayer flag {n} (colourful rectangular cloth) :: bandera de oración {f}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantidae family) :: mantis religiosa {f}, rezadora {f}, campamocha {f} [Mexico], cerbatana {f} [Venezuela], mamboretá {f} [Argentina, Uruguay], santateresa {f} [Spain], tatadiós {m} [Argentina], triquitesa {f} [Western Spain, specifically Extremadura], usamico {m} [Northwestern Argentina]
praying mantis {n} (Mantis religiosa) :: mantis religiosa {f}
précis {n} /ˈpɹeɪsi/ (concise statement) :: resumen {m}
pre- {prefix} (before) :: pre-
preacher {n} (one who preaches) :: predicador
preach to the choir {v} (speaking to those that already believe) :: hablar a Noé de lluvia
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir ::
Prealps {prop} (Alpine foothills) :: Prealpes {m-p}
preantepenultimate {adj} /ˌpɹiːˌæntɪpɪˈnʌltɪmət/ (three before the end; fourth to last) :: trasantepenúltimo
prebuy {v} (forebuy) SEE: forebuy ::
precariat {n} (sociological group) :: precariado {m}
precarious {adj} /pɹəˈkɛɹi.əs/ (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous) :: precario
precariously {adv} (in a precarious manner) :: precariamente
precariousness {n} (state of being uncertain) :: precariedad {f}
precarity {n} (condition of existence) :: precaridad
precaution {n} :: precaución {f}
precautionary {adj} (of, pertaining to, or serving as a precaution) :: preventivo, precautorio
precede {v} /pɹəˈsiːd/ (go before, go in front of) :: preceder, anteceder
precedence {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪd(ə)ns/ (the state of preceding in importance or priority) :: prioridad {f}, precedencia {f}
precedent {n} /pɹɪˈsiː.dənt/ (past act used as example) :: precedente {m}
precedent {n} (prior judgment in law) :: precedente {m}
precentral {adj} (anterior to a centre) :: precentral
precession {n} (physics term) :: precesión
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very ::
precious {adj} /ˈpɹɛʃəs/ (of high value or worth) :: precioso
precious metal {n} (metallic element with high economic value) :: metal precioso {m}
preciousness {n} (the condition of being precious) :: preciosidad {f}, preciosura {f}
precious stone {n} (gem) :: piedra preciosa {f}
precipice {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪpɪs/ (very steep cliff) :: precipicio {m}
precipitate {v} /pɹɪˈsɪpɪteɪt/ (To throw an object or person from a great height) :: tirar abajo, arrojar, precipitar
precipitate {v} (To come out of a liquid solution into solid form) :: condensar, precipitar
precipitately {adv} (In a precipitate manner) :: precipitadamente
precipitation {n} /pɹɪˌsɪpɪˈteɪʃən/ (weather: water falling from the atmosphere) :: precipitación {f} lluvia {f}
precipitation {n} (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid) :: precipitación {f}
precipitous {adj} (steep, like a precipice) :: escarpado
precipitous {adj} (headlong) :: de cabeza
precipitous {adj} (hasty; rash; quick; sudden; precipitate) :: precipitado
precipitously {adv} (abruptly) :: precipitadamente
precise {adj} /pɹɪˈsaɪs/ (exact) :: preciso
precise {v} (exact) :: precisar
precisely {adv} /pɹɪˈsaɪsli/ (in a precise manner) :: precisamente
precision {n} /pɹɪˈsɪ.ʒ(ə)n/ (the state of being precise or exact; exactness) :: precisión {f}
preclude {v} /pɹɪˈkluːd/ (rule out) :: descartar
precocious {adj} /pɹəˈkəʊʃəs/ (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity) :: precoz
precognition {n} /ˌpɹiːkɒɡˈnɪʃn̩/ (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future) :: precognición
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus) :: precolombino
preconceived {adj} /ˌpɹiːkənˈsiːvd/ (conceived beforehand) :: preconcebido
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice ::
precum {v} (pre-ejaculate) :: preeyacular
precuneus {n} (division of the medial surface of the parietal lobe) :: precuña {f}
precursor {n} /ˈpɹiːˌkɜɹ.səɹ/ (forerunner, predecessor) :: precursor {m}
precursor {n} (chemical compound) :: precursor
predator {n} /ˈpɹe.də.təɹ/ (animal or organism that hunts) :: predador {m}, depredador {m}
predecessor {n} /ˈpɹɛd.ə.sɛs.ɚ/ (one who precedes) :: predecesor {m}, antecesor {m}
predestination {n} /pɹi.dɛs.tɪˈneɪ.ʃen/ (religious doctrine) :: predestinación {f}
predestine {v} /pɹeˈdɛstɪn/ (to determine the future of something in advance) :: predestinar
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination ::
predicament {n} /pɹɪˈdɪkəmənt/ (An unfortunate or trying position or condition.) :: predicamento
predicate {adj} /ˈpɹɛdɪkət/ (grammar) :: predicado {m}
predicate {adj} (logic) :: predicado {m}
predicative case {n} (case marking a predicative nominative) :: predicativo
predict {v} /pɹɪˈdɪkt/ (to state, or make something known in advance) :: predecir
predictability {n} (The characteristic of being predictable) :: previsibilidad {f}
predictable {adj} /pɹɪˈdɪktəbl̩/ (able to be predicted) :: predecible
prediction {n} /pɹɪˈdɪkʃn/ (a statement about the future) :: predicción {f}
predictive {adj} :: predictivo
predilection {n} /ˌpɹɛ.dəˈlɛk.ʃn̩/ (tendency towards) :: predilección {f}
predisposition {n} (the state of being predisposed) :: predisposición {f}
prednicarbate {n} (topical corticosteroid drug) :: prednicarbato {m}
predominant {adj} (common or widespread; prevalent) :: predominante
predominant {adj} (significant or important; dominant) :: predominante
predominate {adj} (predominant) SEE: predominant ::
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate) :: líquido preseminal {m}
preeminence {n} (status of being preeminent) :: preeminencia {f}
preeminence {n} (high importance) :: preeminencia {f}
preeminent {adj} /pɹiːˈɛmɪnənt/ (exceeding others in quality or rank) :: preeminente
preemption {n} (the displacement of a lower jurisdiction's laws when they conflict with those of a higher jurisdiction) :: preempción {f}, prevalencia {f}, primacía
preemptive {adj} /pɹiːˈɛmp.tɪv/ (of or relating to preemption) :: preventivo
preemptive {adj} (so as to deter an anticipated unpleasant situation) :: preventivo
preemptive {adj} :: preventivo
preemptively {adv} (in a preemptive manner) :: preventivamente
preen {v} /pɹiːn/ (to show off) :: ostentar
preexist {v} (to exist prior to) :: preexistir
prefabricated {adj} (manufactured in advance) :: prefabricado {m}
prefabrication {n} (manufacture of prefabricated components) :: prefabricación {f}
preface {n} /ˈpɹɛfəs/ (beginning or introductory portion coming before the main text of a document or book) :: prefacio {m}
preface {v} (to introduce a text) :: prefar
prefatory {adj} (introductory) :: introductorio {m}, prefatorio
prefecture {n} /ˈpriˌfɛk(t)ʃər/ (The office of a prefect) :: prefectura {f}
prefecture {n} (The district governed by a prefect) :: prefectura {f}
prefer {v} /pɹɪˈfɝ/ (to favor) :: preferir
preferable {adj} /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹəb(ə)l/ (Better than some other option) :: preferible
preferably {adv} /ˈpɹɛfɹəˌbli/ (in preference) :: preferiblemente
preference {n} /ˈpɹɛf(ə)ɹ(ə)ns/ (selection) :: preferencia {f}
preference {n} (liking) :: preferencia
preference {n} (bias) :: preferencia {f}
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference ::
preferential {adj} /ˈpɹɛf.ɜː(ɹ)ˌɛn.ʃəl/ (relating to preference) :: preferente
preferred {adj} /pɹɪˈfɝd/ (favoured) :: preferido
preferred stock {n} (stock senior to common stock) :: acción preferente {f}
preferred stockholder {n} (stockholder of preferred stock) :: preferentista {m-f}
prefetch {v} ((computing) To load data or instructions in anticipation of their need) :: prelectura
prefix {n} /ˈpɹiːfɪks/ (morpheme at the beginning of a word) :: prefijo {m}
prefixation {n} (addition of a prefix) :: prefijación {f}
pregabalin {n} :: pregabalina {f}
pregnancy {n} (condition) :: embarazo {m}, gravidez
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile ::
pregnant {adj} /ˈpɹɛɡnənt/ (carrying developing offspring within the body) :: embarazado, preñado {m}, encinta {f}
pregnant woman {n} :: gestante {f}
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking) :: precalentar
prehensile {adj} /pɹiˈhɛnsəl/ (able to take hold of objects) :: prensil
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record) :: prehistórico
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records) :: prehistoria {f}
prehnite {n} (mineral) :: prehnita {f}
prejudge {v} (form a judgement in advance) :: prejuzgar
prejudice {n} /ˈpɹɛd͡ʒədɪs/ (adverse judgement formed beforehand) :: prejuicio {m}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion) :: prejuicio {m}
prejudice {n} :: prejuicio {m}
prejudice {v} (to have a negative impact) :: perjudicar
prejudice {v} (to cause prejudice) :: prejuiciar
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices) :: prejuicioso, prejuiciado
prejudicial {adj} (exhibiting prejudice or bias) :: prejuicioso
prejudicial {adj} (causing harm or injury; detrimental, harmful or injurious) :: perjudicial
prelate {n} /ˈpɹɛlət/ (clergyman) :: prelado {m}
preliminary {adj} /pɹɪˈlɪmɪnɛɹi/ (in preparation for the main matter) :: preliminar
prelude {n} (introductory event) :: preludio {m}, antesala {f}
prelude {n} (short piece of music) :: preludio {m}
premarital {adj} (before one’s marriage) :: premarital
premature birth {n} (childbirth occurring earlier than 37 completed weeks of gestation) :: nacimiento prematuro {m}
premature ejaculation {n} (premature ejaculation) :: eyaculación precoz {f}
premaxilla {n} (bone) :: premaxilar {m}
premedication {n} (administration of a drug (or mixture of drugs) prior to an anesthetic) :: premedicación {f}
premeditated {adj} (planned, considered or estimated in advance; deliberate) :: premeditado
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister ::
premier {adj} /pɹɪˈmɪəɹ/ (foremost, very first or very highest in quality or degree) :: primero, principal
premiere {n} /pɹəˈmɪɚ/ (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment) :: estreno {m}
premiere {v} ((intransitive) of a film or play, to play for the first time) :: estrenar
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere ::
premise {n} /ˈpɹɛ.mɪs/ (proposition antecedently supposed or proved) :: premisa {f}
premise {n} (either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is deduced) :: premisa {f}
premises {n} /ˈpɹɛməsɪs/ (land, and all the built structures on it, considered as a single place) :: sitio {m}, local {m}, propiedad {f}, lugar {m}
premium {adj} /ˈpɹimiəm/ :: premium
premium {n} (a prize or award) :: premio {m}
premium {n} (a bonus paid in addition to normal payments) :: recargo {m}
premium {n} (the amount to be paid for an insurance policy) :: prima {f}
premonition {n} (strong intuition) :: presentimiento {m}, premonición {f}
prenatal {adj} (being or happening before birth) :: prenatal
prenup {n} (prenuptial agreement) SEE: prenuptial agreement ::
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce) :: capitulaciones prematrimoniales {f-p}, acuerdo prenupcial {m}
preoccupied {adj} (concerned with something else, distracted) :: preocupado, ensimismado, obsesionado {m}
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation ::
prep {n} (preparatory school) SEE: prep school ::
prep {n} (student or graduate of a prep school) SEE: preppy ::
prepaid {adj} /pɹiːˈpeɪd/ (paid for in advance) :: prepago
preparation {n} /pɹɛpəˈɹeɪʃən/ (act) :: preparación {f}
preparation {n} (substance) :: preparación
prepare {v} /pɹɪˈpɛəɹ/ (to make ready for a specific future purpose) :: preparar
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking) :: preparar, hacer
prepare {v} (to make oneself ready) :: prepararse
preparedness {n} (state of being prepared) :: preparación {f}
prepend {v} /pɹɪˈpɛnd/ (to attach (an expression, phrase, etc.) to another, as a prefix) :: prefijar
preponderance {n} (state of being preponderant) :: preponderancia {f}
preposition {n} /ˌpɹɛpəˈzɪʃən/ (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by") :: preposición {f}
prepositional {adj} :: preposicional, prepositivo
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case ::
prepositional article {n} (contraction of a preposition and an article) :: preposición compuesta {f}
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition) :: caso preposicional {m}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement) :: sintagma preposicional {m}
preposterous {adj} (absurd, or contrary to common sense) :: insensato {m}, ridículo {m}, prepóstero
preppy {n} /ˈpɹɛpi/ (student of a prep school) :: cheto {m} [Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay], cuico {m} [Chile], fresa {m} [El Salvador, Mexico], gomelo {m} [Colombia], jailón {m} [Bolivia], jevito {m} [Dominican Republic], pijo {m} [Spain], pipi {m} [Costa Rica], pituco {m} [Peru], sifrino {m} [Venezuela], yeyé {m} [Panama]
prep school {n} /ˈpɹɛpˌskuːl/ (US: school that prepares for university) :: preparatoria
prepubescent {adj} (before the age at which a person begins puberty) :: preadolescente, prepúber
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath ::
prepuce {n} (foreskin) SEE: foreskin ::
preputial {adj} (preputial) :: prepucial
prequel {n} /ˈpɹiːkwəl/ (in a series of works, an installment that is set chronologically before its predecessor) :: precuela, protosecuela, retrohistoria
prerequisite {n} /pɹiˈɹɛkwəzət/ (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else) :: requisito {m}, requisito previo {m}, condición previa {f}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right ::
prerogative {n} /pɹəˈɹɑɡ.ə.tɪv/ (hereditary or official right or privilege) :: prerrogativa {f}
prerogative {n} (right or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc.) :: prerrogativa {f}
prerogative {adj} (having a hereditary or official right or privilege) :: prerrogativa
presage {n} /ˈpɹɛsɪdʒ/ (warning; omen) :: presagio
presage {n} (intuition; presentiment) :: presentimiento {m}, intuición {f}
presbycusis {n} /ˌpɹɛzbəˈkjuːsəs/ (inability to focus on high-pitched sounds) :: presbiacusia {f}
presbyopia {n} (inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects) :: presbicia {f}, vista cansada {f}
presbypropria {n} (inability of the proprioceptive system to accurately identify limb position) :: presbipropria {f}
presbyter {n} /ˈpɹezbɪtɚ/ (priest in various churches) :: presbítero {m}
Presbyterian {adj} /ˌpɹez.bɪˈtɪɹ.i.ən/ (relating to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbiteriano {m}, presbiteriano {m}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism) :: presbiterianismo {m}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel ::
preschool {adj} (relating to years before primary school) :: preescolar {m} {f}
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school ::
prescience {n} /ˈpɹɛʃɨns/ (Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge) :: presciencia {f}
prescribe {v} /pɹɪˈskɹaɪb/ (to order a drug or medical device) :: prescribir, recetar
prescribe {v} (to specify as a required procedure or ritual) :: prescribir
prescription {n} /pɹəˈskɹɪpʃən/ (the act of prescribing a rule or law) :: prescripción {f}
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine) :: receta {f}
prescription {n} (the prescribed medicine) :: remedios recetados {m-p}, medicinas {m-p}
prescription {n} (formal description of the lens geometry) :: receta {f}
prescription {adj} (available with prescription) :: recetado, recetario
prescription drug {n} (licensed medicine) :: medicamento con receta {m}
prescriptivism {n} /pɹəˈskɹɪp.tɪ.vɪzm̩/ (prescribing idealistic language norms) :: prescriptivismo lingüístico {m}, normativismo lingüístico {m}
presence {n} /ˈpɹɛzəns/ (fact or condition of being present) :: presencia {f}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense ::
present {adj} /ˈpɹɛzənt/ (pertaining to the current time) :: presente, actual
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity) :: presente
present {n} (current time) :: presente {m}, actual {m}, ahora
present {v} (bring into the presence of) :: presentar, mostrar
present {v} (give (someone) as gift or award) :: presentar
presentable {adj} /pɹəˈzɛntəbəl/ (able to be presented) :: presentable
presentation {n} /ˌpɹɛzənˈteɪʃən/ (presenting to an audience) :: presentación {f}
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action) :: participio presente {m}
present tense {n} (form of language) :: presente
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve) :: conservante {m}
preservative {adj} (tending to preserve) :: preservativo {m}, preservativa {f}
preserve {n} /pɹəˈzɜːv/ (sweet spread) :: mermelada {f}
preserve {n} (nature preserve) :: reserva {f}, reserva natural {f}
preserve {v} (to protect) :: preservar
preserve {v} (to keep; to maintain the condition of) :: conservar
preside {v} (to act as a president or chairperson) :: presidir
presidency {n} /ˈpɹezɪdənsi/ (office or role of president) :: presidencia {f}
presidency {n} (time during which one is president) :: presidencia {f}
president {n} /ˈpɹɛzɨdənt/ (the head of state of a republic) :: presidente {m}, presidenta {f}
president {n} (the primary leader of a corporation) :: presidente {m}, presidente director {m}
president-elect {n} /ˌpɹɛzɪdənt ɪˈlɛkt/ (person who has been elected to a presidency but has not yet been inducted into office) :: presidente electo {m}, presidente electa {f}, presidenta electa {f}
presidential {adj} /pɹɛzɪˈdɛnʃ(ə)l/ (pertaining to a president or presidency) :: presidencial
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House ::
Presidents' Day {prop} (federal holiday) :: Día del Presidente {m}
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear ::
press {n} /pɹɛs/ (device used to apply pressure) :: prensa {f}
press {n} (printed media) :: prensa {f}
press {n} (printing machine) :: prensa {f}
press {n} (exercise) :: pres, prensa {f}
press {v} (to apply pressure) :: prensar, presionar, oprimir
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava ::
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media) :: rueda de prensa {f}
pressie {n} (slang; a present) :: regalo {m}
pressing {adj} /ˈpɹɛsɪŋ/ (needing urgent attention) :: apremiante, acuciante
pressing {adj} :: acuciante
press release {n} (official written media statement) :: comunicado de prensa {m}
pressure {n} /ˈpɹɛʃ.ɚ]/ (a pressing; force applied to a surface) :: presión {f}
pressure {n} (a contrasting force or impulse of any kind) :: presión {f}
pressure {n} (mental strain) :: presión {f}
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area) :: presión {f}
pressure {v} (exert force or influence) :: presionar
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel) :: marmita {f}, olla de presión {f}, olla a presión {f}
pressure group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group ::
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore ::
pressurize {v} (to put pressure on) :: presionar
prestidigitation {n} /ˌpɹɛstəˌdɪdʒɪˈteɪʃən/ (sleight of hand) :: prestidigitación {f}
prestidigitation {n} (deceitful cleverness) :: prestidigitación {f}
prestidigitator {n} (who performs feats of prestidigitation) :: prestidigitador {m}
prestige {n} /pɹɛˈsti(d)ʒ/ (dignity, status, or esteem) :: prestigio {m}
prestigious {adj} /pɹɛˈstɪdʒ.əs/ (of high prestige) :: prestigioso {m}
presumably {adv} /pɹɪˈzuːməbli/ (able to be sensibly presumed) :: presumiblemente, probablemente, presuntamente
presumed {adj} (appearing to be the most probable) :: presunto, supuesto
presumedly {adv} (presumably) SEE: presumably ::
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably ::
presumptuous {adj} /pɹəˈzʌmp.tjuː.əs/ (going beyond what is proper) :: presuntuoso
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof) :: presuponer
pretend {v} /pɹɪˈtɛnd/ (to allege falsely) :: fingir
pretender {n} (person who professes beliefs and opinions that they do not hold) :: impostor {m}, mentiroso {m}, embustero {m}, hipócrita {m}, falso {m}, grupiento {m}
pretender {n} (claimant to a throne) :: pretendiente {m}
pretension {n} (claim) :: pretensión {f}
pretentious {adj} /pɹɪˈtɛnʃəs/ (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction) :: pretencioso, macanudo
preterite {adj} /ˈpɹɛtəɹət/ (showing an action at a determined moment in the past) :: pretérito
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past) :: preterito
preterition {n} (the act of passing by, disregarding or omitting) :: preterición {f}
pretermit {v} (to intentionally disregard) :: pretermitir
preternatural {adj} /ˌpɹi.tɚˈnæt͡ʃ.(ə)ɹ.əl/ (existing outside of the natural world) :: preternatural
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose) :: pretexto {m}
Pretoria {prop} (capital of South Africa) :: Pretoria
prettify {v} /ˈpɹɪtɪfʌɪ/ (make pretty or prettier) :: embellecer
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner) :: bellamente, hermosamente, lindamente
pretty {adj} /ˈpɝti/ (cunning, clever, skilful) :: ingenioso, listo
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive) :: guapo {m}, bonito {m}, precioso
pretty {adv} (somewhat) :: bastante, bien
pretty much {adv} (almost completely; very nearly; mostly) :: más o menos
pretzel {n} /ˈpɹɛt.səl/ (toasted bread or cracker in the shape of a knot) :: pretzel {m}
prevail {v} /pɹɪˈveɪl/ (To be superior in strength, dominance, influence or frequency; to have or gain the advantage over others; to have the upper hand) :: prevalecer, vencer
prevail {v} (To be current, widespread or predominant; to have currency or prevalence) :: prevalecer
prevalence {n} (wide extension) :: predominancia {f}, predominio {m}, preponderancia {f}, prevalencia {f}
prevalence {n} (number of cases compared to a total population) :: prevalencia
prevalent {adj} (Superior in frequency or dominant) :: prevalente
prevent {v} /pɹɪˈvɛnt/ (to keep from happening) :: impedir, prevenir
prevention {n} /pɹɪˈvɛnʃən/ (The act of preventing or hindering) :: prevención
prevention {n} (Measure to limit health risks) :: prevención
prevention {n} :: prevención {f}
preventive {adj} (preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to) :: preventivo {m}
preventively {adv} (in a preventive way) :: preventivamente
preverb {n} (word class) :: preverbo {m}
prevesical {adj} (in front of a bladder) :: prevesical
preview {n} /pɹiːvjʉː/ (advance showing of a film, exhibition etc.) :: preestreno {m}
previous {adj} /ˈpɹivi.əs/ (prior) :: previo, anterior
previously {adv} /ˈpɹiːvi.əsli/ (at an earlier time) :: anteriormente, previamente
prey {n} /pɹeɪ/ (booty, anything taken by force) :: botín {m}
prey {n} (that which may be seized by animals) :: presa {f}
Prey Nokor {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City ::
Priabonian {prop} (subdivision of the Eocene epoch) :: Priaboniense
Priam {prop} /ˈpɹaɪəm/ (king of Troy) :: Príamo {m}
priapism {n} (medical condition) :: priapismo {m}
Priapus {prop} /pɹaɪˈeɪpəs/ (son of Aphrodite and Dionysus) :: Príapo {m}
price {n} /pɹaɪs/ (cost required to gain possession of something) :: precio {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed) :: precio {m}
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price) :: inestimable
price tag {n} (the tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price) :: etiqueta de precio {f}
price war {n} (repeated undercutting of prices) :: guerra de precios {f}
prick {n} /pɹɪk/ (small pointed object) :: astilla {f}, pincho {m}, aguijón {m}
prick {n} (feeling of being pierced or punctured) :: punzada {f}, piquete {m}, pinchazo {m}
prick {n} ((slang) a penis) :: reata {f}, [Mexico, California] macana {f}, [Spain], pichula {f}, picha {f}, pija {f}
prick {n} (an annoying person) :: gilipollas {m} [Spain], conchasumadre {m} {f} [South America], culeado {m} [South America]
prick {v} (pierce) :: pinchar
prickle {n} (A small, sharp pointed object, such as a thorn) :: aguijón {m}, espina, púa
prickly {adj} (covered with sharp points) :: espinoso, espinudo, con espinas
prickly {adj} (easily irritated) :: irritable, malhumorado
prickly {adj} (difficult, hairy) :: espinoso, difícil, peliagudo
prickly oak {n} (kermes oak) SEE: kermes oak ::
prickly pear {n} /ˌpɹɪkli ˈpɛː/ (any of various spiny cacti of the genus Opuntia) :: higo chumbo {m}, tuna {f}
prickteaser {n} (Showstopper) :: calientapollas
pride {n} /pɹaɪd/ (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.) :: orgullo {m}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one) :: orgullo {m}
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct) :: soberbia {f}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem) :: orgullo {m}
pride {n} (company of lions) :: manada {f}
pride {n} :: orgullo {m}
pride {v} (take or experience pride in something) :: ser orgulloso de, enorgullecerse
priest {n} /ˈpɹiːst/ (clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson)) :: cura {m}, sacerdote {m}, párroco {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties) :: sacerdotisa {f}
priesthood {n} (role or office) :: sacerdocio {m}
priesthood {n} (clergy) :: sacerdocio {m}
priesthood {n} (authority) :: sacerdocio {m}
prig {n} /pɹɪɡ/ (a person showing exaggerated conformity) :: meapilas
prim {adj} (prudish) :: mojigato {m}, santurrón, cartuchón
prima donna {n} /ˌpɹiːməˈdɒnə/ (opera singer) :: prima donna {f}
prima donna {n} (person who considers themself important) :: divo {m}
primal {adj} (Being the first in time, or history) :: primer {m}
primaquine {n} (medication) :: primaquina {f}
primarily {adv} /pɹaɪˈmɛɹəli/ (of a primary or central nature) :: primariamente
primary {adj} /ˈpɹaɪməɹi/ (first in a group or series) :: primario
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others) :: primario
primary {n} (preliminary election) :: primarias {f-p}
primary {n} (first year of grade school) :: primaria {f}, primero {m}
primary {n} (base or fundamental component) :: básico
primary colour {n} (any of three colours which can generate all other colours) :: color primario {m}
primary election {n} (preliminary election to select a candidate) :: primarias {f-p}, elecciones primarias
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school) :: escuela primaria {f}
primate {n} /ˈpɹaɪmeɪt/ (mammal) :: primate {m}
primate {n} (archbishop or bishop) :: primado {m}
prime {adj} /pɹaɪ̯m/ (first in time, order, or sequence) :: primero
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value) :: primo, primoroso, excelente
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity) :: primo
prime {v} /pɹaɪ̯m/ (to prepare a mechanism) :: cebar
prime {v} (to serve as priming for the charge of a gun) :: cebar
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government) :: primer ministro {m}, presidente de Gobierno {m}, primera ministra {f}
prime number {n} (natural number) :: número primo {m}
primer {n} /ˈpɹɪ.mɚ/ (children's book introducing basic literacy) :: cartilla {f}, abecé {m}, silabario {m}
primer {n} (introductory textbook) :: abecé {m}, cartilla {f}
primer {n} /ˈpɹaɪmɚ/ (biology: molecule required for replication of DNA) :: iniciador, cebador, partidor
primer {n} (device used to prime an internal combustion engine with gasoline) :: ignitor
prime time {n} (block of television programming) :: horario central {m}, horario estelar {m}, horario de máxima audiencia {m}
primeval {adj} /ˈpɹaɪˌmi.vəl/ (belonging to the first ages) :: primigenio
primeval {adj} (primary; original) :: primario, originario
primeval {adj} (primitive) :: primitivo, primevo
primitive {n} /ˈpɹɪmɪtɪv/ (word not derived from another) :: primitivo {m}
primitive {n} :: primitivo {m}
primitive {adj} (one of the adjectival senses) :: primitivo {m}
Primitive Irish {prop} (language) :: paleoirlandés
primitively {adv} (in a primitive manner) :: primitivamente
primitiveness {n} (quality or state of being primitive) :: primitivismo {m}
primitivity {n} (primitiveness) SEE: primitiveness ::
primly {adv} (in a prudish manner) :: mojigatamente {f}
primogeniture {n} (state of being the firstborn of the children of the same parents) :: primogenitura {f}
primogeniture {n} (exclusive right of inheritance belonging to the eldest child) :: primogenitura {f}
primordial {adj} /pɹaɪˈmɔɹ.di.əl/ (earliest) :: primordial
primordial sea {n} (the oceans of the earth in Precambrian or Paleozoic times) :: océano primordial
primordial soup {n} (state of the Earth's oceans at a very early time in the planet's history) :: caldo primordial {m}, sopa primordial {m}
Primorsky Krai {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Primorie, Krai de Primorie {m}
primrose {n} /ˈpɹɪmˌɹoʊz/ (plant of the genus Primula) :: primavera {f}
prince {n} /pɹɪns/ (male ruler or head of a principality) :: príncipe, conde {m}
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch) :: príncipe {m} (firstborn), infante {m}
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character) :: príncipe azul {m}
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man) :: príncipe azul {m}
Prince Edward Island {prop} (Province in eastern Canada) :: Isla Príncipe Eduardo {f}
princely {adj} (relating to a prince) :: principesco {m}, regio {m}
princely {adj} (befitting to a prince) :: principesco {m}, regio {m}
Prince of Darkness {prop} (Satan; the Devil) :: príncipe de las tinieblas {m}
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title) :: príncipe de Gales {m}
princess {n} /ˈpɹɪnsɛs/ (female member of royal family) :: princesa, infanta {f}
princess {n} (female monarch, or wife of a ruler) :: princesa
princess {n} :: princesa {f}, infanta {f}
principal {n} (essential point or rule) SEE: principle ::
principal {adj} /ˈpɹɪnsɪp̬əl/ (primary, main) :: principal
principal {n} (chief administrator of a school) :: director, principal de escuela, jefe de estudios
principal {n} (legal: one who authorizes an agent) :: principal {m}, comitente {m}
principality {n} /pɹɪnsɪˈpælɪti/ (region) :: principado {m}
principle {n} /ˈpɹɪnsɪpəl/ (fundamental assumption) :: principio {m}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem) :: principio {m}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect) :: principio {m}
principle {n} (rule of nature) :: principio {m}
principle {n} :: principio {m}
principled {adj} (having principles) :: de principios
Pringle {n} (individual potato snack of the Pringles brand) :: Pringle {m}
print {v} /pɹɪnt/ (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine) :: imprimir
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint ::
printer {n} /ˈpɹɪntə(ɹ)/ (one who makes prints) :: impresor {f}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press) :: impresor
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images) :: impresora {f}
printing house {n} (commercial company) :: , imprenta {f}
printout {n} (A hard copy) :: impresión {f}, listado {m}
printshop {n} (printing house) SEE: printing house ::
prion {n} /ˈpɹiːɒn/ (misfolded protein) :: prion {m}
prion {n} /ˈpɹʌɪən/ (petrel from the genus Pachyptila) :: pato-petrel {m}
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former ::
prior {adj} (Of that which comes before, in advance) :: previo
prior {n} (a high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot) :: prior {m}
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously ::
prioritization {n} (process of assigning priorities to things or tasks) :: priorización {f}
prioritize {v} /pɹaɪˈɔːɹətaɪz/ (to arrange or list in order of priority or importance) :: prioritizar, priorizar
prioritize {v} (to rank as having priority) :: priorizar
prioritized {adj} (quality or state of being prior or antecedent in time, or of preceding something else) :: antecedente, anterior, precedente
prioritized {adj} (Precedence; superior rank) :: prioritario
priority {n} /pɹaɪˈɒɹɪti/ (item's relative importance) :: prioridad {f}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation) :: prioridad {f}
priority {n} (attributive use) SEE: prioritized ::
priority seat {n} (seat reserved by use for people in need) :: asiento reservado {m}
priory {n} (monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress) :: priorato {m}, priorazgo {m}
Priscilla {prop} (female given name) :: Priscila
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize ::
prism {n} /ˈpɹɪzəm/ (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape) :: prisma {m}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light) :: prisma {m}
prismatic {adj} /pɹɪzˈmætɪk/ (of or pertaining to a prism) :: prismático
prison {n} /ˈpɹɪzən/ (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes) :: cárcel {f}, prisión {f}, penitenciaría {f}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison ::
prison cell {n} (room to which a prisoner is confined) :: celda {f}
prisoner {n} /ˈpɹɪzənə/ (person incarcerated in a prison) :: prisionero {m}, preso {m}
prisoner {n} (figurative: any person held against his or her will) :: prisionero {m}, preso {m}
prisoner {n} :: preso {m}
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy) :: prisionero de guerra {m}
prison guard {n} (person working to provide order to in a jail) :: carcelero {m}
prissy {adj} (excessively prim, proper, particular or fussy) :: remilgado {m}
prissy {adj} (well-behaved, well-mannered) :: caballero {m}
pristine {adj} /ˈpɹɪstiːn/ (unspoiled) :: virgen, prístino [deprecated by the RAE]
pristine {adj} (pertaining to the earliest state of something) :: prístino
Priština {prop} (city) :: Pristina {f}
privacy {n} /ˈpɹaɪ.və.si/ (state of being private) :: intimidad {f}
privacy policy {n} (statement detailing policies that an organization uses to collect information about users) :: política de privacidad {f}
private {adj} /ˈpɹaɪvɪt/ (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group) :: privado
private {adj} :: privado
private {n} (rank) :: cabo
private {n} (soldier) :: soldado raso {m}
private car {n} (privately owned car) :: coche privado {m}
private detective {n} (any agent hired by a private party for the purpose of investigation or evidence gathering) :: detective privado {m}, investigador privado {m}
privateer {n} /ˌpɹaɪvəˈtɪəɹ/ (privately owned warship) :: buque corsario {m}
privateer {n} (officer or crew of a privateer ship) :: corsario {m}
private law {n} (area of law) :: derecho privado {m}
private parts {n} (genitals or sex organs) SEE: genitalia ::
private property {n} (belongings owned by individuals) :: propiedad privada {f}
privatization {n} (transfer from the government to private ownership) :: privatización {f}
privatize {v} /ˈpɹaɪvətaɪz/ (to release government control to private industry) :: privatizar
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
privet {n} /ˈpɹɪ.vɪt/ (Any of various shrubs and small trees in the genus Ligustrum) :: alheña {f}, aligustre {m}, ligustro {m}
privilege {n} /ˈpɹɪv(ɪ)lɪdʒ/ (particular benefit, advantage, or favor) :: privilegio {m}
privilege {v} (to grant some particular right or exemption to) :: privilegiar
privilege {v} (to bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger) :: privilegiar
privileged {adj} (having special privileges) :: privilegiado
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet ::
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
privy council {n} (body of advisors to a sovereign) :: consejo privado
prize {n} /pɹaɪz/ (something captured) :: botín {m}
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest) :: premio {m}
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance) :: premio {m}
prize {v} (to consider something highly valuable) :: apreciar
prizewinning {adj} (Having won at least one prize) :: premiado
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia) :: Pärnu
proactive {adj} (acting in advance) :: precavida, preventiva
proactively {adv} (in a proactive manner) :: propositivamente
probability {n} /pɹɑbəˈbɪlɪti/ (state of being probable; likelihood) :: probabilidad {f}
probability {n} (event that is likely to occur) :: probabilidad {f}
probability {n} (relative likelihood of an event happening) :: probabilidad {f}
probability {n} (mathematical probability) :: probabilidad {f}
probable {adj} /ˈpɹɑbəbl̩/ (likely to be true) :: probable
probable {adj} (likely to happen) :: probable
probably {adv} /ˈpɹɒbəbli/ (in all likelihood) :: probablemente
probate {n} (probate court) SEE: probate court ::
probate court {n} (court or tribunal that administers estates and proves wills) :: tribunal testamentario {m}
probe {n} /pɹoʊb/ (any of various medical instruments used to explore wounds, organs, etc) :: tienta {f}, sonda
probe {n} (investigation or inquiry) :: sondeo {m}
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device) :: sonda {f}
probe {n} (radioactively labeled molecule) :: sonda
probe {v} (to explore, investigate, or question) :: sondar, sondear
probity {n} /ˈpɹəʊbɪti/ (integrity) :: probidad {f}
problem {n} /ˈpɹɒbləm/ (difficulty) :: problema {m}, dificultad {f}, lío {m}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise) :: problema {m}, ejercicio {m}
problem {n} (puzzling circumstance) :: problema {m}, embrollo {m}, lío {m}, bronca {f} [Mexico]
problematic {adj} /ˌpɹɑblɛˈmætɪk/ :: problemático
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic ::
proboscis {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle ::
proboscis {n} /pɹoʊˈbɒsɪs/ (elongated tube) :: probóscide {f}
procedural {adj} (related to procedure) :: procedimental
procedural law {n} (area of law) :: derecho procesal {m}, ley de procedimientos {f}
procedure {n} /pɹəˈsidʒɚ/ (method for performing a task) :: procedimiento {m}
procedure {n} (series of small tasks to accomplish an end) :: procedimiento {m}
procedure {n} (set of established forms or methods of an organized body) :: procedimiento {m}
procedure {n} (steps taken in a legal proceeding) :: procedimiento {m}, trámite {m}
procedure mask {n} (surgical mask) SEE: surgical mask ::
proceed {v} /pɹəˈsiːd/ (go forward) :: continuar
proceed {v} (pass from one point to another) :: proceder
proceed {v} (come forth as a source or origin) :: proceder
proceed {v} (go on in an orderly or regulated manner) :: proceder
proceed {v} (have application or effect) :: proceder
proceed {v} (begin and carry on a legal process) :: proceder
proceeds {n} /ˈpɹəʊsiːdz/ (revenue) :: ingresos
procerus {n} (triangular muscle between the top of the nose and the eyebrows) :: piramidal de la nariz {m}, músculo piramidal de la nariz {m}
process {n} /ˈpɹəʊsɛs/ (series of events to produce a result) :: proceso {m}
process {n} (path of succession of states through which a system passes) :: proceso {m}
process {n} (successive physiological responses to keep or restore health) :: proceso {m}, [anatomy] apéndice {m}
process {n} (a structure that arises above a surface) :: apófisis {f}
process {v} (to perform a particular process) :: procesar, tratar
process {v} (to think information over, and assimilate it) :: proceder
processed cheese {n} (any of several types of natural cheese) :: queso procesado {m}
procession {n} /pɹəˈsɛʃən/ (act of progressing or proceeding) :: procesión {f}
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner) :: procesión {f}
processor {n} /ˈpɹɑˌsɛsə˞/ (microprocessor) :: procesador {m}
processual {adj} (of, or relating to a process) :: procesal
proclaim {v} (to excitedly, verbosely and candidly describe) :: proclamar
proclamation {n} (a statement which is proclaimed) :: proclamación {f}
proclivity {n} /pɹoʊˈklɪvɪti/ (A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection) :: propensión
procrastinate {v} /pɹoʊˈkɹæstəneɪt/ (put off; to delay taking action) :: hacer desidia, procrastinar
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something) :: hacer desidia, procrastinar, dejar para después
procrastination {n} /pɹəʊˌkɹæs.tɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ (act of postponing, delaying or putting off) :: desidia {f}, dejar algo para más tarde, para mañana..., procrastinación {f}
procrastinator {n} (one who procrastinates; one who delays working on things) :: desidioso {m}, desidiosa {f}
procreate {v} (to beget) :: procrear, reproducirse
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget ::
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction ::
procreation {n} :: procreación {f}
procrustean {adj} /pɹəʊˈkɹʌsti.ən/ (Enforcing strict conformity through disregard of individual differences or special circumstances) :: procústeo {m}
Procrustes {prop} (legendary highwayman of Attica) :: Procusto {m}
proctologist {n} (expert in proctology) :: proctólogo {m}
proctology {n} (branch of medicine) :: proctología {f}
procurable {adj} (obtainable) SEE: obtainable ::
procurement {n} /pɹəˈkjʊə.mənt/ :: consecución {f}, adquisición {f}, abastecimiento {m}
Procyon {prop} /ˈpɹoʊsiˌɑn/ (Star) :: Procyon
prod {v} /pɹɑd/ (encourage) :: aguijar
prod {n} (device used to goad livestock into moving) :: aguijada {f}, picana {f}, garrocha {f}
prodigal {adj} /ˈpɹɑdɪɡəl/ (wastefully extravagant) :: pródigo
prodigal {adj} (lavish) :: pródigo
prodigal {n} (prodigal) SEE: spendthrift ::
prodigal son {n} (one who returns) :: hijo pródigo
prodigal son {n} (cobia) SEE: cobia ::
prodigy {n} /ˈpɹɒdɪdʒi/ (something from which omens are drawn) :: presagio, augurio, agüero, auspicio
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing) :: maravilla, prodigio, portento, cosa extraña, milagro
prodigy {n} (extremely talented person, especially a child) :: prodigio {m}, fenómeno, genio, niño prodigio
prodrome {n} (medicine: an early symptom) :: pródromo {m}
produce {v} /pɹəˈdus/ (to make or manufacture) :: producir
produce {v} (to sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc)) :: realizar
produce {n} /ˈpɹoʊ.dus/ (items produced) :: producto {m}, producción {f}
produce {n} (harvested agricultural goods collectively) :: cosecha
produce {n} (offspring) SEE: offspring ::
producer {n} /pɹəˈduːsɚ/ (in economics) :: productor
producer price index {n} (statistical estimate) :: índice de precios al productor {m}
producible {adj} (able to be produced) :: producible
product {n} /ˈpɹɒd.əkt/ (commodity for sale) :: producto {m}
product {n} (amount created by a process) :: producto {m}
product {n} (consequence of efforts) :: producto {m}
product {n} (result of chemical reaction) :: producto {m}
product {n} (multiplication result) :: producto {m}
production {n} /pɹəˈdʌkʃən/ (the act of producing) :: producción {f}
production {n} :: elaboración {f}
productive {adj} /pɹəˈdʌktɪv/ (capable of producing something) :: productivo
productive {adj} (yielding good or useful results; constructive) :: productivo
productivity {n} /ˌpɹoʊdʌkˈtɪvəti/ (state of being productive) :: productividad {f}
product placement {n} (a form of advertising) :: emplazamiento de producto {m}, publicidad por emplazamiento {m}
Produnova {prop} (female surname) :: Produnova {f}
Produnova {n} (Gymnastics vault) :: produnova, salto Produnova
profane {adj} /pɹəˈfeɪn/ (Unclean; impure; polluted; unholy) :: sacrílego {m}
profane {adj} (Not sacred or holy) :: profano {m}
profane {adj} (Treating sacred matters with contempt, disrespect, irreverence, or undue familiarity) :: profano {m}
profane {adj} (taking the name of God in vain) :: blasfemo {m}
profane {v} (To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy, or contempt) :: profanar
profanity {n} (quality of being profane) :: profano {m}
profanity {n} (obscene, lewd or abusive language) :: lenguaje soez {m}
profess {v} /pɹəˈfɛs/ (to work as a professor of; to teach) :: profesar
profession {n} /pɹəˈfɛʃən/ (occupation) :: profesión {f}
professional {n} /pɹəˈfɛʃənəl/ (person who belongs to a profession) :: profesional {m} {f}, profesionista {m} {f} [Mexico]
professional {n} (person who earns his living from a specified activity) :: profesional {m} {f}, profesionista {m} {f} [Mexico]
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession) :: profesional
professional {adj} (that is carried out as a livelihood) :: profesional {m} {f}
professionalism {n} (status or methods of a professional) :: profesionalidad {f}
professionalize {v} (make something professional) :: profesionalizar
professionally {adv} (in a professional manner) :: profesionalmente
professional wrestling {n} (Entertainment characterized by choreographed wrestling) :: lucha libre {f}
professor {n} /pɹəˈfɛsɚ/ (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university) :: profesor {m}, profesora {f}
proficiency {n} /prəˈfɪʃənsi/ (ability or skill) :: suficiencia, pericia, habilidad, aptitud {f}
proficient {adj} /pɹoʊˈfɪʃ.ənt/ (skilled) :: competente
proficient {n} (expert) :: experto {m}, perito {m}
profile {n} /ˈpɹoʊfaɪl/ (outermost shape) :: perfil {m}
profile {n} (shape, view, or shadow of a person's head from the side) :: perfil {m}
profile {n} (summary or collection of information, especially about a person) :: reseña {f}
profile {v} (to create a summary or collection of information) :: reseñar
profile {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation ::
profiling {n} (forensic science of constructing an outline of a person's individual characteristics) :: expediente criminal, expediente
profit {n} /ˈpɹɒfɪt/ (benefit) :: ganancia {f}, beneficio {m}
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures) :: beneficio {m}
profit {v} (To take advantage of, exploit, use) :: explotar
profit {v} :: beneficiarse
profitable {adj} (producing profit) :: lucrativo, ventajoso
profit sharing {n} (system to divide profit) :: reparto de utilidades
profligacy {n} /ˈpɹɑflɪɡəsi/ (careless wastefulness) :: derroche {m}
profligate {adj} /ˈpɹɒflɪɡət/ (immoral; abandoned to vice) :: inmoral
profound {adj} /pɹəˈfaʊnd/ (descending below the surface) :: profundo
profound {adj} (intellectually deep) :: profundo
profound {adj} (characterized by intensity) :: profundo
profoundly {adv} (deeply) SEE: deeply ::
profundity {n} /prəˈfʌndɪti/ (state of being profound) :: profundidad {f}
profundity {n} (deep intellect or insight) :: profundidad {f}
profusion {n} (abundance) :: profusión {f}
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder ::
progenitor {n} /pɹoʊˈdʒɛn.ɪ.tɚ/ (any of a person's direct ancestors) :: progenitor {m} {f}
progeny {n} /ˈpɹɒdʒəni/ (offspring) :: descendiente {m}
progesterone {n} (the steroid hormone) :: progesterona {f}
prognathism {n} (abnormal projection of jaws) :: prognatismo {m}
prognosis {n} /pɹɑːɡˈnoʊsɪs/ (forecast of the future course of a disease) :: prognóstico
prognostic {adj} (of or pertaining to prognosis) :: pronóstico
prognosticate {v} /pɹɒɡˈnɒstɪke͡ɪt/ (predict, foretell) :: pronosticar
program {n} /ˈpɹəʊɡɹæm/ (set of structured activities) :: programa {m}
program {n} (leaflet listing information about a play, game or other activity) :: programa {m}
program {n} (performance of a show or other broadcast on radio or television) :: programa {m}
program {n} (software application) :: programa {m}
program {v} :: programar
programmable {adj} (capable of being programmed) :: programable
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program ::
programmer {n} /ˈpɹoʊɡɹæmɚ/ (one who writes computer programs) :: programador {m}, programadora {f}
programming {n} /ˈpɹəʊɡɹæmɪŋ/ (act of writing a computer program) :: programación {f}
programming {n} (brain-washing) SEE: brain-washing ::
programming language {n} /ˈpɹəʊɡɹæmɪŋ læŋɡwɪdʒ/ (code of reserved words and symbols) :: lenguaje de programación {m}
progress {n} /ˈpɹɑɡɹɛs/ (a moving forward) :: progreso {m}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization) :: progreso {m}
progress {v} /pɹəˈɡɹɛs/ :: progresar
progression {n} (moving from one thing to another) :: progresión {f}
progression {n} (mathematical sequence) :: progresión {f}
progression {n} (evolution) :: progresión
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous ::
progressive {adj} /pɹəˈɡɹɛsɪv/ (gradually advancing in extent; increasing) :: progresivo
progressively {adv} (in a progressive manner) :: progresivamente
progressive rock {n} (rock subgenre) :: rock progresivo {m}
progressivism {n} (political ideology) :: progresismo {m}
prohibit {v} /pɹoʊˈhɪbɪt/ (to proscribe officially) :: prohibir
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden ::
prohibition {n} /ˌpɹəʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/ (act of prohibiting) :: prohibición {f}
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something) :: prohibición {f}
project {n} /ˈpɹɒdʒɛkt/ (planned endeavor) :: proyecto {m}
project {v} (to extend beyond a surface) :: proyectar
project {v} (to cast (image/shadow)) :: proyectar
project {v} (to extend outward) :: proyectar
project {v} (to make plans for; forecast) :: proyectar
projectile {n} /pɹəˈdʒɛk.taɪl/ (object intended to be or having been fired from a weapon) :: proyectil {m}
projection {n} /pɹəˈdʒɛkʃən/ (something which projects) :: protuberancia {f}
projection {n} (display of an image by a projector) :: proyección {f}
projection {n} (forecast or prognosis obtained by extrapolation) :: proyección {f}
projection {n} (psychology: belief that others have similar thoughts and experiences as oneself) :: proyección {f}
projection {n} (geometry: image of an object on a surface of fewer dimensions) :: proyección {f}
projection {n} (cartography: system of representing surface of the earth on a flat surface) :: proyección {f}
project management {n} (discipline of organizing and managing project resources) :: gestión de proyectos {f}
projector {n} (optical device) :: proyector {m}
prokaryote {n} (organism characterized by absence of nucleus) :: procariota {f}, procarionte {m}
prolactin {n} (hormone) :: prolactina {f}
prolepsis {n} /pɹoʊˈlɛpsɪs/ (grammatical construction) :: prolepsis {m-p}
proletarian {adj} (relating to proletariat) :: proletario {m}, proletaria {f}, proletarios {m-p}, proletarias {f-p}
proletarianize {v} (to turn into proletariat) :: proletarizar
proletariat {n} /ˌpɹoʊlɪˈtɛəɹi.ət/ (working class or lower class) :: proletariado {m}
pro-life {adj} (opposed to abortion) :: antiabortista
pro-lifer {n} (person with pro-life views) :: antiabortista {m} {f}
proliferate {v} /pɹəˈlɪf.əɹ.eɪt/ (to increase in number or spread) :: proliferar
proliferation {n} /pɹəˌlɪfəˈɹeɪʃən/ (the process by which an organism produces others of its kind) :: proliferación
prolific {adj} /ˌpɹəˈlɪf.ɪk/ (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance) :: prolífico
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance) :: prolífico
proline {n} (nonessential amino acid; C5H9NO2) :: prolina {f}
prolix {adj} /pɹoʊˈlɪks/ (tediously lengthy) :: prolijo {m}, fastidioso, verboso, [colloquial] chicharra
prolix {adj} (tending to use large or obscure words, which few understand) :: pedante, sabihondo, sabidillo, prolijo
prolixity {n} /pɹəˈlɪk.sɪ.ti/ (An excess of words) :: prolijidad {f}
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue ::
prologue {n} (speech or section used as an introduction, especially to a play or novel) :: prólogo {m}
prolong {v} (to extend in space or length) :: prolongar
prolong {v} (to lengthen in time; to extend the duration of; to draw out; to continue) :: prolongar
prolonged {adj} (lengthy in duration; extended; protracted) :: prolongado
promastigote {n} ( ) :: promastigote
pro memoria {n} :: pro memoria {m}
promenade {n} /pɹɑməˈneɪd/ (place to walk) :: paseo {m}
promenade {v} (to walk) :: pasear
promethazine {n} (first generation H1 receptor antagonist) :: prometazina {f}
Prometheus {prop} /pɹoʊˈmiθi.əs/ (Greek mythological figure) :: Prometeo {m}
promethium {n} /proʊˈmiːθiəm/ (chemical element) :: promecio {m}
prominence {n} (being prominent) :: prominencia {f}
prominence {n} (bulge) :: protuberancia {f}, prominencia {f}
prominence {n} (relative height) :: prominencia {f}
prominent {adj} /ˈpɹɑmɪnənt/ (projecting, protuberant) :: prominente, sobresaliente
prominent {adj} (likely to attract attention) :: prominente
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others) :: prominente
prominently {adv} (in a prominent manner) :: prominentemente
promiscuity {n} (state or quality of being promiscuous) :: promiscuidad {f}
promiscuous {adj} /pɹəˈmɪskjuːəs/ (made up of various disparate elements mixed together) :: promiscuo
promiscuous {adj} (made without careful choice; indiscriminate) :: promiscuo
promiscuous {adj} (indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners) :: promiscuo
promiscuously {adv} (in a promiscuous manner) :: promiscuamente
promiscuousness {n} (promiscuity) SEE: promiscuity ::
promise {n} /ˈpɹɒmɪs/ (vow) :: promesa {f}
promise {n} (transaction) :: promesa {f}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action) :: prometer
Promised Land {prop} (land promised by God) :: Tierra Prometida {f}
Promised Land {n} (place which one eagerly seeks) :: Tierra de promisión {f}
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion) :: prometedor {m}, prometedora {f}, halagüeño
promissory note {n} (document saying that someone owes a specific amount of money) :: pagaré {m}
promo {n} /ˈpɹəʊməʊ/ (promotion) :: promo {f}
promontory {n} /ˈpɹɑməntɔɹi/ (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff) :: promontorio
promote {v} /pɹəˈmoʊt/ (raise someone to a more important, responsible, or remunerative job or rank) :: promover, ascender
promote {v} (advocate or urge on behalf of something) :: promover
promote {v} :: promover
promotion {n} (advancement in position) :: ascenso, promoción {f}
promotion {n} (dissemination of information) :: promoción {f}, divulgación {f}, propagación {f}
promotor {n} (A material that accelerates the action of a catalyst) :: promotor
prompt {adj} /pɹɑmpt/ (quick) :: rápido
prompt {adj} (on time) :: puntual
prompt {v} (to lead someone toward what they should say or do) :: incitar
prompt {v} (to show or tell an actor/person the words they should be saying, or actions they should be doing) :: apuntar
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to) :: causar
prompter {n} (person in a theater) :: apuntador {m}, apuntadora {f}
promptitude {n} (promptness) SEE: promptness ::
promptness {n} /ˈpɹɒmptnəs/ (the habit or characteristic of doing things without delay) :: prontitud {f}, presteza
promptness {n} (the habit of adhering to a designated time) :: puntualidad {f}
promulgate {v} /ˈpɹɑ.məl.ɡeɪt/ (to make known public) :: promulgar
promulgate {v} (to put into effect as a regulation) :: promulgar
promulgation {n} (act of promulgating) :: promulgación {f}
pronaos {n} /pɹoʊˈneɪ.əs/ (the inner area of the portico of a Greek or Roman temple) :: pronaos {m}, pródomo {m}
prone {adj} /pɹoʊn/ (lying face downward; prostrate) :: postrado {m}, de bruces, decúbito prono
prone {adj} (predisposed) :: propenso
prong {n} /pɹɑŋ/ (thin, pointed, projecting part) :: diente {m}, prolongación {f}, punta {f}
pronged {adj} (having prongs) :: furcado
pronoia {n} /pɹəʊˈnɔɪə/ (imperial grant) :: pronoia {f}
pronoia {n} (belief that people conspire to do one good) :: pronoia {f}
pronominal {adj} (of a pronoun) :: pronominal
pronominal verb {n} :: verbo pronominal {m}
pronoun {n} /ˈpɹoʊ.naʊn/ (type of noun) :: pronombre {m}
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say ::
pronounce {v} /pɹəˈnaʊns/ (to sound out a word) :: pronunciar
pronounce {v} :: pronunciar
pronounceable {adj} (able to be pronounced) :: pronunciable {m} {f}
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary ::
pronto {adv} /ˈpɹɑntoʊ/ (quickly) :: pronto
pronunciation {n} /pɹəˌnʌn.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ (sound of a word) :: pronunciación {f}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced) :: pronunciación {f}
pronunciation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) :: diccionario de pronunciación {m}
proof {n} /pɹuf/ (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth) :: prueba {f}
proof {n} :: prueba {f}
proofing {v} /ˈpɹuːfɪŋ/ (to leaven the dough) :: levantamiento {m}
proofread {v} /ˈpɹuːfɹiːd/ (to check for errors in spelling and grammar) :: corregir pruebas
prop {n} /pɹɒp/ (object placed against or under another, to support it) :: apoyo {m}
prop {n} (rugby: player next to the hooker in a scrum) :: pilar {m}
prop {n} (item placed on a stage to create a scene) :: atrezzo {m}
prop {n} (The propeller of an aircraft) :: hélice {f}
propaganda {n} /ˌpɹɑp.ə.ˈɡæn.də]/ (concerted set of messages) :: propaganda {f}
propagandist {n} /pɹɒpəˈɡandɪst/ (Person who disseminates propaganda) :: propagandista {m} {f}
propane {n} /ˈpɹoʊpeɪn/ (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8) :: propano {m}
proparoxytone {adj} /pɹəʊpəˈɹɒksɪtəʊn/ (proparoxytone) :: proparoxítono, esdrújulo
proparoxytone {n} (proparoxytone) :: esdrújula {f}
propel {v} /pɹəˈpɛl/ (to cause to move in a certain direction) :: propulsar
propel {v} (to make to arrive to a certain situation or result) :: , propulsar; impulsar
propellant {n} :: propulsor {m}
propellent {adj} (capable of propelling) :: propulsor
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel) :: propulsor {m}, hélice {f}
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil ::
propene {n} (organic compound of the formula C3H6) :: propileno {m}
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic ::
propensity {n} /pɹəˈpɛnsɪti/ (tendency) :: propensión, inclinación
proper {adj} /ˈpɹɑ.pɚ/ (fit, suitable) :: adecuado
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners) :: conveniente, preciso
proper {adj} :: propio
proper fraction {n} (arithmetic: a vulgar fraction) :: fracción propia {f}
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity) :: nombre propio
property {n} /ˈpɹɒp.ət.i/ (something owned) :: propiedad {f}, posesión {f}
property {n} (piece of real estate) :: propiedad {f}, finca {f}, bienes {m-p}, posesión {f}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing) :: pertenecia {f}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept) :: propiedad {f}, cualidad {f}
property {n} (an attribute characteristic of a class of objects) :: propiedad {f}
property rights {n} (property rights) :: derecho de propiedad {m}
property tax {n} (tax based on the value of property) :: impuesto real {m}, impuesto sobre bienes {m}
propfan {n} (modified turbofan) :: propfan {m}, propfán {m}
prophase {n} (the first stage of mitosis) :: profase {f}
prophecy {n} /ˈpɹɑfəsi/ (prediction) :: profecía {f}
prophesy {v} /ˈpɹɑfɪsaɪ/ (to predict) :: profetizar
prophesy {v} (to speak as a prophet) :: profetizar
prophet {n} /ˈpɹɑfɪt/ (one who speaks by divine inspiration) :: profeta {m}, profetisa {f}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future) :: profeta {m}, profetisa {f}
prophetess {n} /pɹɒfɪˈtɛs/ (female prophet) :: profetisa {f}
prophetic {adj} /pɹəˈfɛtɪk/ (of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet) :: profético
prophylactic {adj} /pɹɒfəˈlæktɪk/ (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease) :: profiláctico
prophylaxis {n} (prevention of, or protective treatment for disease) :: profilaxis {f}
propinquity {n} /pɹəˈpɪŋ.kwɪ.ti/ (proximity) :: propincuidad {f}, proximidad {f}
propinquity {n} (affiliation or similarity) :: propincuidad {f}, projimidad
propiska {n} /pɹəˈpɪskə/ (system of mandatory registration in ex-USSR) :: propiska {f}
propitiation {n} (the act of propitiating; placation, atonement, expiation) :: propiciación {f}
propolis {n} /ˈpɹɒpəlɪs/ (glue-like substance) :: propóleos {m}, propóleo {m}
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy ::
proportion {n} /pɹəˈpɔɹʃən/ (quantity that is part of the whole) :: proporción {f}
proportional {adj} (at a constant ratio (to)) :: proporcional
proportional {adj} (proportionate) :: proporcional
proportionality {n} (the property of being proportional) :: proporcionalidad {f}
proposal {n} /pɹəˈpoʊzəl/ (that which is proposed) :: propuesta {f}
propose {v} /pɹəˈpoʊz/ (to suggest a plan or course of action) :: proponer
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage) :: pedir la mano
proposition {n} /ˌpɹɑpəˈzɪʃən/ (uncountable: act of offering for consideration) :: propuesta {f}
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered) :: proposición {f}
proposition {n} (terms of a transaction offered) :: proposición {f}
proposition {n} (math: assertion which can be considered true or false) :: proposición {f}
proposition {n} (an assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be a theorem) :: proposición {f}
propound {v} (to put forward; to offer for discussion or debate) :: proponer
proprietary {adj} /pɹəˈpɹɑɪ.ə.teɪɹ.i/ (relating to property or ownership) :: propietario, de propiedad
proprietary {adj} (manufactured exclusively by the IPR owner) :: privativo {m}
proprietary {adj} (privately owned) :: privado, particular
proprietor {n} /pɹəˈpɹaɪətɚ/ (owner) :: propietario
propriety {n} /pɹəˈpɹaɪəti/ (fitness; the quality of being appropriate) :: aptitud {f}
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals) :: propiedad {f}
proprioception {n} /ˌpɹoʊ.pɹi.oʊˈsɛp.ʃən/ (sense of the position of parts of the body) :: propiocepción {f}
propulsion {n} /pɹəˈpʌlʃən/ (the action of driving or pushing) :: propulsión {f}
propyl {n} (hydrocarbon radicals) :: propilo {m}
propyne {n} (alkyne) :: propino {m}
prorate {v} /pɹoʊˈɹeɪt/ (divide proportionately) :: prorratear
prorogue {v} /pɹoʊˈɹoʊɡ/ (to suspend a parliamentary session) :: prorrogar
prorogue {v} (to prolong or extend) :: prorrogar
prosaic {adj} /pɹoʊˈzeɪ.ɪk/ (pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose) :: prosaico
prosaic {adj} (overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum) :: prosaico
pros and cons {n} (for and against) :: el pro y el contra {m}, los pros y los contras {m-p}
prosciutto {n} /pɹəˈʃuː.toʊ/ (dry-cured ham from Italy) :: prosciutto {m}
proscribe {v} /ˈpɹoʊˌskɹaɪb/ (forbid or prohibit) :: proscribir
proscribe {v} (denounce) :: proscribir
prose {n} /ˈpɹəʊz/ (written language not intended as poetry) :: prosa {f}
prosecutor {n} /ˈpɹɑsəˌkjuːtəɹ/ (a person instituting criminal prosecution) :: fiscal {m} {f}
proselyte {n} /ˈpɹɑs.ɪlˌaɪt/ (one who has converted to a religion) :: neófito {m}, prosélito {m}
proselytism {n} (proselytizing or being a proselyte) :: proselitismo {m}
proselytize {v} /ˈpɹɑ.sə.lɪ.taɪz/ (convert to one’s own faith) :: convertir, misionar
proselytize {v} (induce people to join a cause) :: misionar, convertir
prosodic {adj} /pɹəˈzɒdɪk/ (relating to prosody) :: prosódico {m}
prosody {n} /ˈpɹɑzədi/ (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech) :: prosodia {f}
proso millet {n} /ˈpɹoʊsoʊ ˈmɪlit/ (P. miliaceum) :: mijo común {m}
prosopagnosia {n} /ˌpɹɑsoʊpæɡˈnoʊʒə/ (disorder of face perception) :: prosopagnosia {f}
prosopopesis {n} (change of personality) :: prosopopesis
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout ::
prospect {n} /ˈpɹɒspɛkt/ (potential things that may come to pass, usually favorable) :: expectativa, prospectiva, porvenir
prospective {adj} (following the same population) :: prospectivo
prosperity {n} /pɹɑˈspɛɹ.ɪ.ti/ (condition of being prosperous) :: prosperidad {f}
prosperous {adj} /ˈpɹɑː.spɚ.əs/ (well off; affluent) :: rico
prostaglandin {n} /pɹɒstəˈɡlændɪn/ (lipid) :: prostaglandina
prostate {n} /ˈpɹɒsteɪt/ (prostate gland) :: próstata {f}, glándula prostática {f}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate ::
prostatic {adj} (relating to the prostate gland) :: prostático
prostatitis {n} (inflammation of the prostate) :: prostatitis {f}
prosthesis {n} (prothesis) SEE: prothesis ::
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part) :: prótesis {f}
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis ::
prosthetic {adj} /ˌpɹɑsˈθɛtɪk/ (artificial) :: prostético
prostitute {n} /ˈpɹɑːstətuːt/ (a person having sex for profit) :: prostituto {m}, prostituta {f}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money) :: prostituirse
prostitute {v} (to make another person, or organisation, prostitute themselves) :: prostituir
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit) :: prostitución {f}
prostokvasha {n} (soured milk) :: leche agria {f}
prostrate {adj} /ˈpɹɑstɹeɪt/ (lying flat, facedown) :: postrado, acostado boca abajo
prostyle {n} (building) :: próstilo {m}
prosumer {n} /pɹəʊˈsjuːmə/ (person in postindustrial society who combines the economic roles of producer and consumer) :: prosumidor {m}
protactinium {n} /ˌpɹoʊ.tækˈtɪn.i.əm/ (chemical element) :: protactinio {m}
protagonist {n} /pɹoʊˈtæ.ɡə.nɪst/ (main character) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (leading person in a contest) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protagonist {n} (advocate) :: protagonista {m} {f}
protean {adj} /ˈpɹoʊ.tɪ.ən/ (exceedingly variable) :: proteico
protease {n} /ˈpɹəʊtɪeɪz/ (enzyme) :: proteasa {f}
proteasome {n} :: proteasoma {m}
protect {v} /pɹəˈtɛkt/ (to keep safe) :: proteger
protected {adj} /pɹəˈtɛktɪd/ (defended) :: protegido
protection {n} /pɹəˈtɛkʃən/ (process of keeping safe) :: protección {f}
protectionism {n} /pɹəˈtekʃənɪzəm/ (A policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product by imposing tariffs, quotas or other barriers on imports) :: proteccionismo {m}
protection money {n} (money regular interval, extorted by criminals threatening to cause harm) :: renta {f}, protección {f}
protective {adj} /pɹɛtɛktɪv/ (serving, intended or wishing to protect) :: protector
protective {n} (Something that protects) :: protector [sports]
protector {n} /pɹəˈtɛktɚ/ (someone who protects or guards) :: protector {m}, protectora {f}
protectorate {n} /prəˈtɛktəɹɪt/ (government by a protector) :: protectorado {m}
protectress {n} /pɹəˈtɛktɹɪs/ (female protector) :: protectora {f}
protein {n} /ˈpɹoʊtiːn/ (biochemistry: complex molecule) :: proteína {f}
protein {n} (class of food) :: proteína {f}
proteome {n} /ˈpɹəʊtɪəʊm/ (complete set of proteins) :: proteoma {m}
proteomic {adj} (Of or relating to proteomics) :: proteómico
proteomics {n} (branch of molecular biology) :: proteómica {f}
protest {v} /ˈpɹoʊ.tɛst/ (to make a strong objection) :: protestar
protest {n} (formal objection) :: protesta {f}
protest {n} (collective gesture of disapproval: demonstration) :: manifestación {f}
Protestantism {n} /ˈpɹɑtɪstəntɪzəm/ (faith) :: protestantismo {m}
protester {n} /pɹəˈtestəɹ/ (person who protests) :: protestante {m}, manifestante {m}
Proteus {prop} /ˈpɹoʊti.əs/ (mythology) :: Proteo {m}
Proteus {prop} (moon) :: Proteo {m}
prothesis {n} /ˈpɹɑθəsəs/ (the addition of a sound or syllable at the beginning of a word without changing the word's meaning or the rest of its structure) :: prótesis {f}
prothrombin {n} (glycoprotein) :: protrombina {f}
prothrombotic {adj} (that leads to thrombosis) :: protrombótico
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms) :: protista
protium {n} (lightest isotope of hydrogen) :: procio {m}
Proto-Altaic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) :: Proto-altaico
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} /ˌpɹoʊ̯toʊ̯ˌɪndoʊ̯ˌjʊɹəˈpi.ən/ (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages) :: protoindoeuropeo {m}
Proto-Indo-European {n} (person who spoke the Proto-Indo-European language) :: protoindoeuropeo {m}
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it, see also: Indo-European) :: protoindoeuropeo
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European ::
proto-industrialization {n} (phase before the industrialization of a country) :: protoindustrialización {f}
Proto-Japonic {prop} (the hypothetical ancestral language of both modern Japanese and the Ryukyuan languages) :: Protojapónico {}
proto-language {n} (common ancestor language) :: protolengua {f}
protologism {n} /pɹəʊˈtɒləˌdʒɪzm/ (a newly coined word or phrase defined in the hope that it will become common) :: protologismo
proton {n} /ˈpɹoʊ.tɑːn/ (positively charged nucleon) :: protón
protonic {adj} (pertaining to protons) :: protónico
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object) :: protoplaneta {m}
protoplanetary {adj} (of or pertaining to a protoplanet) :: protoplanetario {m}
protoplast {n} /ˈpɹəʊtə(ʊ)plast/ (contents of a plant cell) :: protoplasto {m}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) :: protoeslavo {m}
protostome {n} (animal in which the mouth is derived from the embryonic blastophore) :: protóstomo {m}, protostomado {m}
prototype {n} /ˈpɹəʊtətʌɪp/ (original form or object which is a basis for other forms or objects) :: prototipo {m}
protozoal {adj} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan ::
protozoan {n} /ˌpɹoʊtəˈzoʊən/ (any of a diverse group of eukaryotes) :: protozoo {m}
protozoan {adj} (pertaining to a protozoan) :: protozoario
protozoic {adj} (relating to the protozoa) :: protozoario
protract {v} /pɹəˈtɹakt/ (To draw out; to extend, especially in duration.) :: prolongar
protract {v} (to put off to a distant time; to delay; to defer) :: diferir
protract {v} (to extend; to protrude) ::