resource
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resource(
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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. (something useful)
a. el recurso
(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).
This pamphlet is an excellent resource for people new to the community.Este folleto es un recurso excelente para la gente nueva de la comunidad.
b. el medio
(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 clinic has several resources for helping patients deal with chronic pain.La clínica tiene varios medios para ayudar a los pacientes a enfrentarse al dolor crónico.
2. (ingenuity)
a. los recursos
(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).
Harris was able to get out of a difficult situation thanks to his coolness and resource.Harris pudo salir de una situación difícil gracias a su sangre fría y a sus recursos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to fund)
a. financiar
The government has resourced a new division to go after tax dodgers.El gobierno ha financiado una nueva sección para perseguir a los evasores de impuestos.
resources
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (source of wealth)
a. los recursos
(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).
Some resources are renewable, but some of the most valuable, such as petroleum, are not.Algunos recursos son renovables, pero algunos de los más valiosos, como el petróleo, no lo son.
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resource
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el recurso
(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).
to be left to one's own resourcestener que arreglárselas solo(a)
resource managementgestión de recursos
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (project)
a. financiar
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resource [rɪˈsɔːs]
noun
1 (expedient) recurso (m); expediente (m)
2 resources (wealth, goods) recursos (m)
financial resources recursos (m) financieros; natural resources recursos (m) naturales; to be at the end of one's resources haber agotado sus recursos; to leave sb to his own resources dejar que algn se apañe como pueda; those resources are as yet untapped esos recursos quedan todavía sin explotar
3 (resourcefulness) inventiva (f)
transitive verb
proveer fondos para
we are resourced by Pentos nuestra fuente de fondos es Pentos; they are generously resourced son tratados generosamente en cuanto a la provisión de fondos; an inadequately resourced project un proyecto insuficientemente financiado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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natural resource
el recurso natural
renewable resource
el recurso renovable
nonrenewable resource
el recurso no renovable
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