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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (computing)
a. el valor por defecto
(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 default for this computer is with the sound off.El valor por defecto para esta computadora es con el sonido apagado.
b. el valor predeterminado
(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).
Why do you use this browser? - It comes as the default.¿Por qué usas este buscador? - Es el valor predeterminado.
2. (failure to appear)
a. la incomparecencia
(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).
Their opponents did not have enough players and so the team won the game by default.Sus oponentes no tuvieron jugadores suficientes y así que el equipo ganó el partido por incomparecencia.
3. (failure to pay)
a. el impago
(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).
Default rates lowered as the economy improved.Los índices de impago bajaron a medida que la economía mejoraba.
b. el incumplimiento
(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).
Your car will be repossessed if you go into default.Su coche será embargado por incumplimiento.
4. (only choice)
a. la única alternativa
(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).
Stay focused on your goals and you will achieve them by default.Mantente centrado en tus metas y las lograrás como única alternativa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to fail to pay)
a. no pagar
Some people chose to default on their mortgages.Algunos escogieron no pagar sus hipotecas.
6. (not to appear)
a. no presentarse
We won our first game because the other team defaulted.Ganamos el primer partido porque el otro equipo no se presentó.
b. no comparecer
He was too nervous to show up for the match, so he defaulted.Estaba demasiado nervioso para presentarse al partido, así que no compareció.
7. (computing)
a. ir por defecto
The CD player defaults to stereo every time I turn it on.El reproductor de CD va por defecto a estéreo cada vez que lo prendo.
b. guardarse de manera predeterminada
Files default to drive C.Los archivos se guardan de manera predeterminada a la unidad C.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (computing)
a. por defecto
The default option is fine for most people.La opción por defecto sirve para la mayoría de gente.
b. predeterminado
I just selected the default option.Simplemente elegí la opción predeterminada.
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default
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law and sport)
a. la incomparecencia
(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).
(failure to appear)
to win something by defaultganar algo por incomparecencia (del contrario)
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he became the boss by defaulta falta de otra persona, él terminó por convertirse en el jefe
3. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
default driveunidad (de disco) por defecto or omisión
4. (computers)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
default settingsvalores or configuración por defecto or omisión
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (law)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to default on paymentsincumplir los pagos
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default [dɪˈfɔːlt]
noun
1 (on contract) incumplimiento (m);on de; (on payment) impago (m);on de
to be in default estar en mora; judgment by default juicio (m) en rebeldía; he won by default ganó por incomparecencia de su adversario; we must not let it go by default no debemos dejarlo escapar por descuido or sin hacer nada; in default of a falta de
2 (Comput) valor (m) por defecto
intransitive verb
1 (not pay) no pagar; faltar al pago
to default on one's payments no pagar los plazos
2 (Dep) (not appear) no presentarse; no comparecer
3 (Comput)
it always defaults to the C drive siempre va a la unidad de disco C por defecto
modifier
default option (n) (Comput) opción (f) por defecto
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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