aid
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aid(
eyd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (assistance)
a. la ayuda
(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).
She could pass the test with the aid of the teacher.Pudo pasar el examen con ayuda de la maestra.
b. el auxilio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lifejacket came to his aid when he fell into the ocean.El salvavidas acudió en su auxilio cuando se cayó en el océano.
c. la necesidad
(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).
There are many things we can do without the aid of a computer.Hay muchas cosas que podemos hacer sin necesidad de una computadora.
d. la defensa
(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 an argument)
The teacher came to my aid when everyone else was against me.El maestro salió en mi defensa cuando todos los demás se oponían a mi idea.
2. (resources)
a. la ayuda
(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).
Our government is committed to sending aid to the refugees.Nuestro gobierno se compromente a enviar ayuda a los refugiados.
b. el beneficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(finance)
Several famous bands are giving a concert in aid of the foundation.Varios grupos famosos darán un concierto en beneficio de la fundación.
3. (tool)
a. la ayuda
(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).
Flashcards are an excellent aid when teaching a language.Las tarjetas didácticas son una excelente ayuda en la enseñanza de una lengua.
4. (helper)
a. el asistente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la asistenta
(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 position as the manager's aid is vacant if you want to apply.El puesto de asistente de dirección está vacante si quieres solicitarlo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to help)
a. ayudar
This guide will aid you to choose the best credit card for your needs.Esta guía le ayudará a elegir la tarjeta de crédito ideal para sus necesidades.
b. prestar ayuda
It is our duty to aid all those in need.Tenemos el deber de prestar ayuda a todos aquellos que la necesitan.
c. contribuir a
The investment will aid the economic development of the country.La inversión contribuirá al desarrollo económico del país.
d. facilitar (recovery or understanding)
Dialog will aid mutual understanding.El diálogo facilitará la comprensión mutua.
e. acelerar (recovery or process)
Resting at home and drinking plenty of fluids will aid recovery from a cold.Quedarse en casa descansando y beber mucho líquido acelera la recuperación tras un resfriado.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to help)
a. ayudar
This test can aid in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism.Esta prueba puede ayudar a diagnosticar la embolia pulmonar.
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aid
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (help, for disaster relief)
a. la ayuda
(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).
with the aid ofcon la ayuda de
to go to somebody's aidacudir en ayuda de alguien
in aid ofa beneficio de
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
what's (all) this in aid of?¿a qué se debe (todo) esto?
aid workercooperante mf
3. (device)
a. la ayuda
(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).
teaching aidsmaterial didáctico or docente
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (growth, development)
a. ayudar a, contribuir a
5. (person)
a. ayudar
6. (law)
a.
to aid and abet somebodyser cómplice de alguien
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aid [eɪd]
noun
1 (assistance) ayuda (f)
/doctors are involved with/ giving aid to the sick he was forced to turn for aid to his former enemy
to come/go to sb's aid acudir en ayuda or (formal) en auxilio de algn; (in argument) salir en defensa de algn; a neighbour rushed to his aid un vecino corrió en su ayuda or (formal) en su auxilio
he had gone to the aid of a woman screaming for help no one came to his aid to go to the aid of a sinking ship we're coming to the aid of the people of Somalia at the request of the United Nations the French undoubtedly delayed in coming to the aid of the British at Ypres there are built-in patterns of response that come to our aid when we confront the trauma of our imminent death the teacher should respond by immediately going to the aid of the victim more than 30 countries have now come to the aid of the Kurds Jenny eventually came to his aid, saying that the plan had been her idea anyway
a charity performance in aid of the blind una representación benéfica a beneficio de los ciegos
what's all this in aid of? ¿a qué viene todo esto?
what are all these questions in aid of? so what's this dinner invitation in aid of? is that what all those tears were in aid of?
with the aid of con la ayuda de
she could only walk with the aid of crutches solo podía andar con la ayuda or ayudándose de unas muletas
with the aid of their long jaws they pull their prey apart he succeeded with the aid of a completely new method he discovered they combine these elements with the aid of the sun's energy
the star can be seen without the aid of a telescope la estrella se puede ver sin necesidad or ayuda de un telescopio
sit up [without] the aid of your hands without the aid of they were able to converse without the aid of an interpreter
2 (economic, medical) ayuda (f)
they have pledged millions of dollars in aid the US is stepping up its aid efforts regular flights carrying humanitarian aid to Cambodia he is appealing for Western aid to help rescue the Soviet Union's failing economy disabled parents unable to get the financial aid they need to care for their children it provides some technical and financial aid to Russia foreign aid is desperately needed
to give aid prestar ayuda
they give technical aid to developing countries the French gave substantial aid to the rebels in the past Paris has given aid to dictatorial governments with few strings attached
3 (book, tool) ayuda (f)
the book is an invaluable aid to teachers el libro es una ayuda valiosísima para los profesores
she was my aid in times of trouble the new law gives authorities a responsibility to provide aids to the disabled
4 (person) asistente (m)
transitive verb
1 [+progress, process, recovery] (speed up) acelerar; (contribute to) contribuir a
this aids the healing process measures to aid economic recovery aided by a following wind aided by darkness the hunt for her killer will continue, with police aided by the army and air force aided by insanitary conditions, the epidemic spread like wildfire John Major rejected any "quick fix" to aid recovery the survey suggests that the export sector will continue to aid the economic recovery there are some behind-the-scenes factors aiding your progress
2 [+person] ayudar
he launched an appeal fund to aid refugees
to aid sb to do sth ayudar a algn a hacer algo
the nurse aided him to sit up we hope that this will aid him to become more independent
to aid one another ayudarse mutuamente
to aid and abet sb ser cómplice de algn; (Jur) instigar y secundar a algn
this is tantamount to aiding and abetting the enemy he was charged with aiding and abetting the World Trade Center explosion to aid sb [in] sth, doing sth a clue to aid her in her search a software system to aid managers in advanced decision-making
intransitive verb
ayudar
it aids in the prevention of tooth decay ayuda a prevenir la caries
various other chemical extracts now aid in the treatment of this disease she thought he might aid in an escape attempt to aid and [abet] he was charged with aiding and abetting in Michigan, it is not a crime to aid and abet in a suicide
modifier
aid agency (n) organismo (m) de ayuda
a convoy organized by the international aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres the civil conflict in Ethiopia has made the work of the aid agencies almost impossible
aid package (n) dotación (f) de ayuda
the government says it has worked out an emergency aid package of up to 2 1/2 billion dollars for the Soviet Union last year it secured a five-year aid package from the EC worth one billion dollars
aid programme aid program (US) (n) programa (m) de ayuda
there have been cuts in the foreign aid programme EC foreign ministers threatened to suspend aid programs
aid station (n) (US) puesto (m) de socorro
medical treatment was given to those able to reach an aid station
aid worker (n) cooperante (m)
now that food delivery has been stabilized, aid workers must tackle the problems of overcrowding Aid workers appealed for protection against routine violence and bandit attacks
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AID
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AID(
ah
-
eed
)
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (Agency for International Development)
a. AID
La AID es la agencia norteamericana que gestiona los fondos destinados a ayudas a los países en vías de desarrollo.AID is the American agency that manages the funds intended for aid to developing countries.
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AID
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. IDA
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AID
Agencia Internacional para el Desarrollo AID
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