design
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design(
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zayn
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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. (drawing)
a. el diseño
(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).
I'll send you the final design early next week.Le enviaré el diseño final a principios de la semana que viene.
b. el boceto
(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 don't you show us your designs and then we can talk?¿Por qué no nos muestra sus bocetos y ya hablaremos?
2. (plan)
a. el proceso
(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).
What's the design for this experiment like?¿Cómo es el proceso para este experimento?
3. (arrangement)
a. el diseño
(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 design of this kitchen is impractical.El diseño de esta cocina no es práctico.
4. (style)
a. las líneas
(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).
We love the fresh new design of these glasses.Nos encantan las líneas nuevas e innovadoras de estas gafas.
b. el estilo
(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).
From our point of view, design is fundamental.Para nosotros, el estilo es fundamental.
5. (product)
a. el modelo
(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 my mind, this manufacturer's latest design is too futuristic.Para mí, el último modelo de este fabricante es demasiado futurista.
6. (pattern)
a. el diseño
(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).
It's an intricate design of leaves and flowers.Es un intrincado diseño de hojas y flores.
b. el motivo
(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).
Rex was wearing a red tie with a blue design.Rex llevaba puesto una corbata roja con motivo en azul.
c. el dibujo
(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).
What does the design on the T-shirt represent?¿Qué representa el dibujo de la camiseta?
7. (intention)
a. el propósito
(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 dictator's design was to flee the country.El propósito del dictador era huir del país.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (to devise)
a. diseñar
Do you know who designed this museum?¿Sabes quién diseñó este museo?
9. (to develop)
a. planear
We are in the process of designing next year's course.Estamos en vías de planear el próximo curso.
b. estructurar
They are still designing the prevention program.Todavía están estructurando el programa de prevención.
designs
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (intentions)
a. las intenciones
(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 criminal confessed his evil designs to his cellmate.El criminal le confesó sus malas intenciones a su compañero de celda.
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design
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (decorative pattern)
a. el dibujo m, motivo
(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).
2. (style; of car, furniture, clothes)
a. el modelo m, diseño
(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).
our latest designnuestro último diseño
3. (drawing, subject)
a. el diseño
(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).
4. (intention)
a. el propósito
(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).
by designa propósito
to have designs on somebody/somethingtener las miras puestas en alguien/algo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (building, vehicle, clothes)
a. diseñar
the book is designed for childrenel libro está pensado or concebido para los niños
his remarks were designed to shocksus comentarios pretendían escandalizar
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design [dɪˈzaɪn]
noun
1 [of building] (plan, drawing) proyecto (m); diseño (m); (ground plan) distribución (f); (preliminary sketch) boceto (m); (pattern) motivo (m); [of cloth, wallpaper etc] dibujo (m); (style) estilo (m); líneas (f); (art of design) diseño (m)
industrial design diseño (m) industrial
2 (intention) intención (f); propósito (m); (plan) plan (m); proyecto (m)
by design a propósito; adrede
whether by accident or design, he managed it lo consiguió, ya sea por casualidad o a propósito
grand design plan (m) general; (Mil) estrategia (f) general
to have designs on sth/sb tener las miras puestas en algo/algn
transitive verb
1 [+building etc] diseñar; proyectar; [+dress, hat] diseñar; [+course] estructurar
a well designed house una casa bien diseñada; a well designed programme un programa bien concebido; we will design an exercise plan specially for you elaboraremos un programa de ejercicios especial para usted
2 (intend)
to be designed for sth/sb: a course designed for foreign students un curso concebido or pensado para los estudiantes extranjeros; a product designed for sensitive skin un producto creado para pieles delicadas; it was not designed for that [+tool] no fue diseñado para eso; to be designed to do sth: clothes that are designed to appeal to young people ropa que está diseñada para atraer a la juventud; the strike was designed to cause maximum disruption la huelga se planeó para causar el mayor trastorno posible
to be designed to do sth
modifier
design department (n) departamento (m) de diseño; departamento (m) de proyectos
design engineer (n) ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f) diseñadoradiseñadora;a ingeniera a diseñadora
design fault (n) fallo (m) de diseño
design studio (n) estudio (m) de diseño
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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