a pequeña escala
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a pequeña escala
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (having small proportions)
a. small-scale
Las operaciones pesqueras a pequeña escala no son el problema. Es la actividad pesquera industrializada la que está acabando con nuestras océanos.Small-scale fishing operations are not the problem. It's the large-scale industrial fishing activity that's destroying our seas.
b. on a small scale
El gobierno siempre implementa sus programas a pequeña escala antes de lanzarlos a nivel nacional.The government always implements its programs on a small scale before launching them at the national level.
2. (in comparative sentences)
a. on a smaller scale
En los últimos años, esta ciudad latinoamericana se ha convertido en un centro financiero similar a New York, pero a pequeña escala.In recent years, this Latin American city has turned into a financial center similar to New York, but on a smaller scale
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