mediante

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mediante(
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (via)
a. by means of
Pudimos sacar el gato del pozo mediante un cubo y una cuerda.We were able to get the cat out of the well by means of a bucket and a rope.
b. with
Me gustaría pagar mediante efectivo por favor.I'd like to pay cash, please.
c. through
Me comunico mediante email con mis colegas en el extranjero.I communicate through email with my colleagues abroad.
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mediante
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (general)
a. by means of
lo levantaron mediante una poleait was lifted by means of a pulley system
las obras se adjudicarán mediante concurso públicothe contract for the work will be put out to tender
puede aplazar la compra mediante 12 pagos mensualesyou can spread the purchase over 12 monthly payments
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mediante
preposition
1 (por medio de) by means of
izan las cajas mediante una polea the crates are lifted by means of a pulley; se comunicaban mediante mensajes en clave they communicated by means of coded messages; se comunican mediante gestos they communicate through signs; lograron abrir la puerta mediante una palanca they managed to open the door with a metal bar; vigilaban el edificio mediante cámaras ocultas hidden cameras were used to keep a watch on the building; un diseño mediante ordenador a computer-generated design
2
Dios mediante God willing; volveré, Dios mediante, el lunes I'll be back on Monday, God willing
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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