display
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display(
dihs
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pley
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put on show)
a. exponer
Next week at City Hall they're going to display Christmas ornaments from all over the world.La semana que entra van a exponer ornamentos navideños de todas partes del mundo en la alcaldía.
The students will display their artwork in the gallery this weekend.Los estudiantes expondrán sus obras de arte en la galería este fin de semana.
b. disponer
Market sellers display their wares in large baskets.Las vendedoras del mercado disponen su mercadería en canastas grandes.
2. (to show)
a. demostrar
It will be an opportunity for him to display his talent.Será una oportunidad para que demuestre su talento.
b. mostrar
She displayed no emotion as she gave us the news.No mostraba ninguna emoción al darnos la noticia.
c. exteriorizar (feelings)
She is not the sort of person who displays her feelings.Ella no es de los que exteriorizan sus sentimientos.
d. presentar (symptoms)
He began to display symptoms of pneumonia.Empezó a presentar síntomas de pulmonía.
e. desplegar (courage, determination)
He displayed great courage when it was most needed.Desplegó gran valor en el momento de mayor necesidad.
3. (to show off)
a. hacer gala de
She takes every opportunity to display her knowledge.Aprovecha cualquier oportunidad para hacer gala de sus conocimientos.
b. lucir
He wore sleeveless T-shirts to display his muscles.Se ponía camisetas sin mangas para poder lucir sus músculos.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (exhibition)
a. la exposición
(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 first room contained a display of 20 black-and-white photographs.La primera sala tenía una exposición de 20 fotografías en blanco y negro.
5. (demonstration)
a. la demostración
(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 saw an impressive display of talent from both teams.Vimos una impresionante demostración de talento de ambos equipos.
b. el despliegue
(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 found this extravagant display of wealth distasteful.Me parecía de mal gusto este extravagante despliegue de riquezas.
6. (computing)
a. el visualizador
(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 wasn't very impressed with the display on the new model.No me pareció gran cosa el visualizador del nuevo modelo.
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display
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of goods)
a. la muestra
(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).
2. (of handicrafts, paintings)
a. la exposición
(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).
on displayexpuesto(a)
display cabinetvitrina f
display copyejemplar m de muestra
display windowescaparate vidriera f,, vitrina f
3. (of emotion, technique)
a. la demostración
(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).
4. (of sport)
a. la exhibición
(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).
a fireworks displayun festival or castillo de fuegos artificiales
5. (computers)
a. la pantalla
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (goods)
a. disponer
7. (on sign, screen)
a. mostrar
8. (emotion, talent, ignorance)
a. demostrar, mostrar
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display [dɪsˈpleɪ]
noun
1 (act of displaying) [of merchandise] exposición (f); (in gallery, museum) exposición (f); exhibición (f)
boxes of glassware waiting to be unpacked for display
[of emotion, interest] manifestación (f); demostración (f); [of force] despliegue (m)
to be on display estar expuesto
she was not given to public displays of emotion/affection it was an astonishing display of courage on his part he apologized for his display of temper any display of interest on their part only served to encourage him
2 (array) [of merchandise] muestrario (m); surtido (m); (in gallery, museum) exposición (f)
an eyecatching display of fruit and vegetables
this is one of the most comprehensive displays of her work this century
window display (in shop) escaparate (m)
the garden was a wonderful display of colour
3 (show) (Mil) exhibición (f); demostración (f)
a display of aerobatics by the Red Arrows
a firework(s) display fuegos (m) artificiales
4 (ostentation)
the party made a display of unity el partido se esforzó en dar una imagen de unidad
he made a great display of looking at his watch
5 (Comput) (act) visualización (f)
transitive verb
1 (put on view) [+goods, painting, exhibit] exponer; exhibir; [+notice, results] exponer; hacer público
the photograph was prominently displayed on the mantelpiece
2 (show) [+emotion, ignorance] mostrar; manifestar
don't display your ignorance! he displayed no emotion as the sentence was read out he displays no concern for their wellbeing
[+courage] demostrar; hacer gala de
he displayed all the symptoms of the jealous husband
3 (show ostentatiously) [+one's knowledge] alardear de; hacer alarde de
4 (Comput) desplegar; visualizar
modifier
display advertising (n) (Press) pancartas (f) publicitarias; publicidad (f) gráfica
display case (n) vitrina (f)
display screen display unit (n) (Comput) monitor (m)
display window (n) escaparate (m)
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