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remote(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (not close)
a. remoto
The remote lands beyond the mountains seemed forgotten by time.Las tierras remotas más allá de las montañas parecían olvidadas por el tiempo.
b. lejano
With this ship, we shall explore the remote corners of the universe.Con esta nave, exploraremos los rincones lejanos del universo.
c. apartado
We were really irritated at first to find ourselves stranded in this remote village of the country, but we ended up meeting the most amazing people.Nos irritamos mucho al principio al encontrarnos varados en ese pueblo apartado del país, pero terminamos conociendo a la gente más maravillosa.
2. (aloof)
a. distante
It’s so refreshing to have a boss you can actually talk to. Our old boss was so cold and remote.Qué alivio tener un jefe con quien realmente puede hablar uno. El anterior era tan frío y distante.
3. (slight)
a. remoto
There’s the remote possiblity that it’ll rain tomorrow, but we have a tent, so the event is still on.Hay la posibilidad remota de que llueva mañana, pero tenemos un toldo, así que el evento sigue aún en pie.
4. (from a distance)
a. remoto
The security company figured out that that someone had been conducting remote surveillance of the complex.La empresa de seguridad se enteró de que alguien había estado llevando a cabo vigilancia remota del complejo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (electronics)
a. el control
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I swear, you have to be a rocket scientist to program this remote.Te lo juro, hay que ser ingeniero espacial para programar este control.
b. el mando
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Have you seen the remote? I can’t find it anywhere. - Did you check under the couch cushions?¿Has visto el mando? No lo encuentro en ningún sitio. - ¿Buscaste por debajo de los cojines del sofá?
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remote
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (far-off)
a. remoto(a), lejano(a)
remote controltelemando m, mando a distancia
2. (aloof)
a. distante
3. (slight; chance, possibility)
a. remoto(a)
I haven't the remotest ideano tengo ni la más remota idea
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remote [rɪˈməʊt]
adjective
remoter (comparative)remotest (superlative)
1 (distant) [+village, spot, area] remoto; apartado; [+star, galaxy] lejano; remoto; [+relative, ancestor, descendant] lejano
in the remotest parts of Africa en las partes más remotas or más apartadas de África
Most of these islands are remote and difficult to reach
the remote past/future el pasado/futuro remoto; remote antiquity la antigüedad remota; it's remote from any towns está muy lejos or muy apartado de cualquier ciudad; events which seem remote from our daily lives hechos que parecen muy alejados de nuestras vidas cotidianas; a village remote from the world un pueblo apartado del mundo
a house remote from a main road
2 (removed) lejano; remoto
villages where the war seemed remote pueblos donde la guerra parecía algo lejano or remoto; to be remote from sth estar alejado de algo; these events seem remote from contemporary life estos sucesos parecen estar alejados de la vida contemporánea; what he said was rather remote from the subject in hand lo que dijo no tenía mucha relación con el tema que se trataba
she is remote from such things the government's statements seem remote from the needs of the people
3 (aloof) [+person, manner, voice] distante
4 (slight) [+possibility, chance, prospect, hope] remoto; [+risk, resemblance] ligero; [+connection] remoto
I haven't the remotest idea no tengo ni la más remota idea
all the while there remains a remote chance he hasn't the remotest chance your chances of catching the disease are remote There was hardly the remotest chance of getting a conviction a remote possibility your chances of catching the disease are remote the prospects for peace seem as remote as ever a remote [prospect] there is a remote resemblance
5 (remote-controlled) a distancia
...the remote pause button
noun
(also remote control) mando (m) a distancia; telemando (m)
modifier
remote access (n) (Comput) acceso (m) remoto
remote control (n) (system) control (m) remoto; (device) mando (m) a distancia; telemando (m)
the missile is guided by remote control I can't find the remote control remote job entry
remote learning (n) (Educ) educación (f) a distancia
remote sensing (n) detección (f) a distancia
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