label

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label(
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buhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (information tag)
a. la etiqueta
(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).
(F)
Remove the label from the bottle without tearing it.Quítele la etiqueta a la botella sin romperla.
2. (record company)
a. el sello discográfico
(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)
Our band is still looking for a label.Nuestra banda todavía está buscando un sello discográfico.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to mark with a label)
a. etiquetar
We need to label all those boxes.Hay que etiquetar todas esas cajas.
4. (to characterize)
a. tildar de
The media labelled her a phony, but they didn't know the true story.Los medios la tildaron de falsa, pero no sabían el cuento entero.
b. etiquetar de
They've labeled me a liar, but I'm telling the truth.Me han etiquetado de mentiroso, pero estoy diciendo la verdad.
c. etiquetar como
"I'm used to being labeled a party boy," said the actor."Estoy acostumbrado a que me etiqueten como fiestero," dijo el actor.
d. catalogar de
He's been labeled crazy, but I think he's right.Lo han catalogado de loco, pero creo que tiene razón.
e. catalogar como
The activist was labeled an enemy of the state during the dictatorship.El activista fue catalogado como enemigo del Estado durante la dictadura.
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label
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. la etiqueta
(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).
(F)
2. (of record company)
a. el casa discográfica, sello discográfico
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (parcel, bottle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. etiquetar
4. (describe)
a. tildar de
the bottle was labeled “poison”la botella tenía una etiqueta que decía “veneno”
to label somebody a liartildar a alguien de mentiroso(a)
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label [ˈleɪbl]
noun
1 (on merchandise, luggage, clothing) etiqueta (f)
read the label to see just how much fat you're getting per serving
sticky label etiqueta (f) adhesiva; warning label etiqueta (f) de advertencia
warning labels may soon appear on egg cartons because of the risk of salmonella
2 (brand) marca (f)
The company makes clothes for labels such as Ralph Lauren and Liz Claiborne
these products are sold under our own label estos productos se venden como parte de nuestra propia marca
3 (also record label) sello (m) discográfico
it wasn't long before he had founded his own label
the LP is on the A & M label el elepé es del sello discográfico A & M
She landed a contract with record label EMI He runs his own record label, producing and distributing his own recordings
4 (classification) etiqueta (f)
it was comforting to be able to put a label on my illness era reconfortante el poder ponerle una etiqueta a mi enfermedad
she is thought of as the odd one out in the family. It is a label she is fully aware of, but one about which she professes not to care he was not one of those who would accept the label of anarchist. I dislike the feminist label Funny how, over the years, you actually become the label they put on you "enemy alien" - what a label to put on a nice young man! the symptoms now had a label, Hashimoto's disease then they want to put a label on why they feel that way I needed to put a label on my problem
transitive verb
1 etiquetar; poner etiqueta a
I've just spent a whole day labelling boxes me he pasado el día etiquetando cajas or poniendo etiquetas a cajas; the jar was not labelled el bote no llevaba etiqueta; el bote no estaba etiquetado
the bottle was not labelled
the bottle was labelled "poison" la botella llevaba una etiqueta que decía "veneno"
in a file neatly labelled "Income Tax" he came across a photocopy choose an oil labelled as "pure olive oil" to label sth [as] ecologically friendly a detergent manufacturer might label a product as phosphate-free all homoeopathic remedies will have to be labelled as such
every packet must be clearly labelled cada paquete debe llevar una etiqueta que indique claramente su contenido
foods should be labelled [with] their salt content [wrongly] labelled containers neatly labelled packages
2
to label sb (as) sth calificar a algn de algo; tachar a algn de algo (pejorative); he was labelled (as) a troublemaker lo calificaron or lo tacharon de alborotador
too often the press are labelled as bad boys she's afraid she'll be labelled (as) a failure According to the prison psychiatrist we're wrong to try and label Hogg as a psychopath men who do this are often labelled as "work-shy" such practices can hardly be labelled as "unfair" Nothing can of itself always be labelled as "wrong"...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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