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survey
noun
1. (poll) 
a. la encuesta (F) 
Customer satisfaction surveys help businesses retain clients.Las encuestas de satisfacción al cliente ayudan a los negocios a mantener a sus clientes.
b. el sondeo (M) 
A survey of young people shows that they know little about politics.Un sondeo de gente joven muestra que saben poco de la política.
2. (topography) 
a. la medición (F) 
The survey of the lot shows that it is smaller than stated on the paperwork.La medición del solar muestra que es más pequeño que lo que consta en los papeles.
3. (inspection) 
a. la inspección (F) 
The civil engineers were called in to carry out a survey of the bridge.Llamaron a los ingenieros civiles para realizar una inspección del puente.
b. el peritaje (M) 
A survey is required to assess the property's condition and value.Se requiere un peritaje para valorar la condición y el valor de la propiedad.
c. el avalúo (M) 
The inspector is coming to finish the survey of the house tomorrow.El inspector viene mañana para terminar el avalúo de la casa.
4. (evaluation) 
a. el estudio (M) 
Our survey looked at many different professions and activities.Nuestro estudio incluyó muchas profesiones y actividades diferentes.
5. (overview) 
a. la visión de conjunto (F) 
I would like to begin with a general survey of the situation as it currently stands.Quisiera comenzar con una visión de conjunto de la situación tal y como se encuentra en la actualidad.
b. la visión general (F) 
This book presents a survey of Latin American literature in the 20th century.Este libro ofrece una visión general de la literatura latinoamericana del siglo XX.
transitive verb
6. (to poll) 
a. encuestar 
A thousand married people were surveyed to see how happy they were.Se encuestó a un millar de casados para ver cuán felices eran.
7. (to look at) 
a. contemplar 
They stood in awe and surveyed the land that stretched before them.Se quedaron asombrados contemplando la tierra que se extendía ante ellos.
b. mirar 
Jorge has been contemplating the same painting for hours.Jorge lleva horas mirando el mismo cuadro.
8. (to inspect) 
a. inspeccionar 
The experts surveyed the building and declared it unsafe.Los peritos inspeccionaron el edificio y tomaron la decisión de que no estaba seguro.
9. (topography) 
a. levantar planos de 
The lot was surveyed to determine where to position the house.Se levantaron planos del terreno para decidir dónde ubicar la casa.
b. medir 
The builders have to survey the yard before they can build the fence.Los constructores tienen que medir el jardín antes de construir la reja.
10. (to study) 
a. estudiar 
This documentary surveys the care received by animals in circuses.Este documental estudia el cuidado que reciben los animales en los circos.
11. (to scrutinize) 
a. escudriñar 
The sculptor surveyed the work his apprentice had done.El escultor escudriño el trabajo que había hecho su aprendiz.
survey
Noun
1. (of subject, situation) 
a. el estudio (M) 
2. (of opinions) 
a. la encuesta (F) 
3. (of building) 
a. el tasación f, peritaje (M) 
4. (of land) 
a. el estudio topográfico (M) 
transitive verb
5. (topic, subject) 
a. estudiar 
6. (building) 
a. tasar, peritar 
7. (land) 
a. medir 
survey [ˈsɜːveɪ]
noun
1 (study) estudio (m)
to make a survey of housing in a town estudiar la situación de la vivienda en una ciudad
the council conducted a survey into the uses of farm buildings according to the survey, overall world trade has also slackened
2 (poll) encuesta (f)
a recent survey revealed that 5 million people in the UK are regularly taking tranquillizers these are the results of the first survey of public opinion since the Government's decision to rethink economic policy
to carry out or conduct a survey realizar una encuesta; they did a survey of a thousand students hicieron una encuesta a mil estudiantes
they also carried out a survey of women who were trying to slim
3 especially (Britain) [of land] inspección (f); reconocimiento (m); (in topography) medición (f); [of building, property] tasación (f); peritaje (m); (report to purchaser) informe (m) de tasación; informe (m) de peritaje
a full survey carried out by a qualified surveyor after I saw the results of the survey, I decided not to buy it
the survey said the house was in good condition a (full) structural survey
to have a survey done (of property) mandar hacer una tasación
4 (general view) visión (f) global; vista (f) de conjunto
a survey of English literature
he gave a general survey of the situation dio una visión global or de conjunto de la situación
a survey of the nation's hospitals a brief survey of some important books on astrology he sniffed the perfume she wore, then gave her a quick survey
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transitive verb
1 (contemplate) contemplar; mirar
he surveyed the desolate scene miró detenidamente la triste escena; he was master of all he surveyed era dueño de todo cuanto alcanzaba a dominar con la vista
they stood back and surveyed their handiwork he sighed, turning away and surveying the sea Shirley Anne wept as \she surveyed the damage to her house for a moment Hugh stared down at the table, surveying the mess Wolfe appeared at the door, surveyed the scene, then strode in he stood there for a moment, pretending to survey the names on the list Prue beamed, surveying her guests
2 (study) estudiar; hacer un estudio de
the report surveys housing in Glasgow el informe estudia la situación de la vivienda en Glasgow
you've been in Kuwait since March surveying the situation. How bad is it? Clarke concludes, after surveying the literature on early experience, that children are far more resilient than has been supposed
3 (poll) [+person, group] encuestar; [+town] hacer una encuesta en; pulsar la opinión de; [+reactions] sondear
95% of those surveyed believed that ... el 95% de los encuestados creía que ...
companies incessantly survey their customers' reactions to the services they provide in five of the villages that were surveyed, non-farm work provided one quarter of their income
4 (inspect) [+building] inspeccionar
the people who surveyed the house for the mortgage
[+land] hacer un reconocimiento de; (in topography) medir;
(map) [+town] levantar el plano de
the council commissioned geological experts to survey the cliffs he had had the land surveyed from a helicopter Shell has spent about $80m surveying the sea near Sakhalin Island
5 (take general view of) pasar revista a
the book surveys events up to 1972 el libro pasa revista a los sucesos acaecidos hasta 1972
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