ANSI
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
ANSI(
ahn
-
si
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (American National Standards Institute)
a. ANSI
All of the components manufactured at our factory meet ANSI specifications.Todos los componentes fabricados en nuestra fábrica cumplen con las especificaciones ANSI.
ASA
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (American Standards Association)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la Asociación Estadounidense de Estándares
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The ASA helps to develop standards for products and services in the United States.La Asociación Estadounidense de Estándares ayuda con el desarrollo de estándares para productos y servicios en los Estados Unidos.
3. (Advertising Standards Authority) (United Kingdom)
a. la Autoridad de Estándares de la Publicidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In the United Kingdom, the ASA has the power to prohibit certain ads.En el Reino Unido, la Autoridad de Estándares de la Publicidad tiene el poder de prohibir ciertos anuncios.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
ANSI
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. instituto estadounidense que crea estándares de calidad en el ámbito tecnológico
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ANSI
abbreviation:noun
(US)American National Standards Institute
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ansí
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Usage note
Using the word "ansí" instead of "así" is considered incorrect by many Spanish speakers.
ansí
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(in this or that way)
a. like this
¿Te gusta más ansí?Do you like it better like this?
b. like that
¡No me mires ansí!Don't look at me like that!
c. this way
Hazlo ansí y acabarás en un periquete.Do it this way and you'll finish in a jiffy.
d. that way
Ansí nos divertiremos más.We'll have more fun that way.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(of this or that type)
a. like this
Los días ansí pienso en mi mamá, que Dios la tenga en su gloria.On days like this I think about my mom, may God have her in his glory.
b. like that
Actores y actrices. Estrellas. Yo quiero conocer gente ansí.Actors and actresses. Stars. I want to meet people like that.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning