trial
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trial(
trayuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (legal)
a. el juicio
(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 case went to trial yesterday.El caso fue a juicio ayer.
2. (test)
a. la prueba
(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 new drug underwent many trials before going to market.El nuevo medicamendo fue objeto de muchas pruebas antes de entrar en el mercado.
b. el ensayo
(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 vaccine for ebola is currently in clinical trials.La vacuna contra el ébola se haya en fase de ensayos clínicos actualmente.
3. (sports)
a. la prueba
(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).
Time trials for the university track team will be held tomorrow.Las pruebas contrarreloj para el equipo universitario de atletismo se llevarán a cabo mañana.
b. el concurso
(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).
(of animals)
I'm training my Border collie for a sheepdog trial in Scotland.Estoy entrenando mi Collie de la frontera para un concurso de perros pastores en Escocia.
4. (ordeal)
a. el suplicio
(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 was a complete trial driving through the desert without air-conditioning.Fue todo un suplicio manejar por el desierto sin aire acondicionado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to test)
a. probar
The lab is going to trial a new form of aspirin.El laboratorio va a probar una nueva forma de aspirina.
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trial
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (law)
a. el juicio
(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 bring somebody to trialllevar a alguien a juicio
to be on trialestar siendo juzgado(a)
2. (test)
a. la ensayo m, prueba
(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 triala prueba
trial and errorensayo y error, tanteo m
by trial and errorprobando hasta dar con la solución
trial periodperiodo de prueba
trial runensayo m
trial separationseparación f de prueba
3. (ordeal)
a. la dura prueba
(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).
my boss is a real trial!¡aguantar a mi jefe es un verdadero calvario!
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trial [ˈtraɪəl]
noun
1 (Jur) juicio (m); proceso (m)
the trial continues today el juicio or proceso se reanuda hoy
new evidence showed the police lied at the trial
to be awaiting trial estar a la espera de juicio or de ser procesado
he's awaiting trial in a military court
to bring sb to trial llevar a algn a juicio; procesar a algn
in the year since the revolution not one terrorist has been brought to trial
the case never came to trial el caso nunca se llevó a juicio
they believed his case would never come to trial to [commit] sb for trial he has been [committed] for trial at the Old Bailey
trial by jury proceso (m) or (m) juicio ante jurado
murder trial proceso (m) or juicio (m) por asesinato
new trial revisión (f) (de juicio)
they are trying to get the judge to order a new trial the governor of Oregon yesterday granted a new trial to a man convicted of murder four years ago
on trial
he is on trial for murder se lo está procesando por asesinato; to be on trial for one's life ser acusado de un crimen capital
his aunt is on trial for alleged financial crimes
to go on trial ser procesado
he'll go on trial for the murder
to stand trial ser procesado
the couple are to stand trial on April 1 for attempted murder
detention without trial detención (f) sin procesamiento
note See culture box in entry grand.
2 (test) [of drug, machine] prueba (f); [of person, for job] periodo (m) de prueba; prueba (f)
he has just given a trial to a young woman who said she had previous experience a prototype will be released for trial in hospitals researchers hope to begin commercial trials of the technique early next year fresh from her sea trials, the Titanic returned to Southampton
clinical trials ensayos (m) clínicos
they have been treated with this drug in clinical trials
by or through trial and error a base de probar y cometer errores
finding the right skin cream is a question of trial and error encontrar la crema apropiada para la piel es cuestión de probar or ir probando
babies learn to walk by trial and error through trial and error, I found out which plants grew best there the search to find a product that does not irritate your skin is one of trial and error you have to learn by trial and error what is the right look for you
flight trials vuelos (m) de prueba; vuelos (m) experimentales
he worked closely with Jeffrey on the flight trials of the aircraft
to give sb a trial (for job) ofrecer a algn un periodo de prueba
I'm prepared to give you a trial
to be on trial estar a prueba
the fullback has been on trial at the club for ten days el defensa lleva diez días a prueba en el club; I felt as if I was continually on trial me sentía como si estuviera a prueba continuamente; her reputation is on trial su reputación está a prueba
the whole affair will put Yeltsin's leadership on trial the robots have been on trial for the past year the President's credentials will be on trial
a trial of strength una prueba de fuerza
the strike is turning into a trial of strength between the government and the unions
3 (hardship)
the trials of old age los padecimientos de la vejez; a movie about the trials of family life una película sobre las dificultades de la vida familiar; the interview was a great trial la entrevista fue todo un suplicio
the child is a great trial to them el niño les hace sufrir mucho
it was a great trial for me my uncle was unfailingly kind to me, but I was a sore trial to him they are each willing to undergo the discomforts and trials of desert survival the trials of being a gay woman in a small country town a look at the triumphs and trials of an all-girl baseball team of the 1940s
trials and tribulations tribulaciones (f)
the trials and tribulations of parenthood las tribulaciones de ser padre
they've been together 14 years, through many trials and tribulations after the trials and tribulations of the previous 29 months since taking over from Bobby Robson, he finally feels at ease with himself and the job
4 trials (Dep) pruebas (f) de selección
They persuaded the governing body of US athletics to allow him to compete in last month's trials for the Barcelona Olympics
the Olympic trials las pruebas de selección para los Juegos Olímpicos
horse trials concurso (m) hípico
sheepdog trials concurso (m) de perros pastores
time trials pruebas (f) contrarreloj
women's team begins its practice season with time trials # Until a player can run seven and a quarter laps in 12 minutes,she can't play on the team The 22-stage Tour, over 3,940 kilometres (2,447 miles), includes three individual time trials and one team trial the non-tidal waters of Nottingham, ideal for time trials and rowing set pieces
transitive verb
(Comm) [+product] poner a prueba
products are trialled for six months before they go on the market los productos se ponen a prueba durante seis meses antes de lanzarlos al mercado
we are trialling a range of organic vegetables at present in six of our stores
modifier
trial balance (n) balance (m) de comprobación
trial balloon (n) (US) globo (m) sonda
A trial balloon is any action or statement intended to test public opinion on an issue. the petition could be just a trial balloon to test the Bush administration's tolerance of such actions
trial basis (n)
on a trial basis (en periodo) de prueba
he is playing for the team on a trial basis I'll let you have it on a trial basis and if you decide you like it you can buy it \she started on a trial basis at the company two weeks ago\ and looks set to become a permanent feature
trial flight (n) vuelo (m) de prueba
trial jury (n) (US) jurado (m) de juicio
trial offer (n) oferta (f) de prueba
trial period (n) periodo (m) de prueba
trial run (n) prueba (f)
I took the car out for a trial run saqué el coche para probarlo or ponerlo a prueba
her last spectacularly successful cruise, which had been intended as a mere trial run in home waters, a preparation for this present long voyage it must be a strong possibility that this attempt was a trial run for the Cheshire kidnap life isn't a trial run you know - you only get one go at it from next year, a trial run of a new-style 11-plus will be introduced
trial separation (n) periodo (m) de separación como prueba
they are having a trial separation se han separado temporalmente como prueba
they couldn't live together and they agreed to a trial separation the Duke of Marlborough admitted that he and his 28-year-old wife were having a trial separation it was formally announced last week that he and wife Becky were having a trial separation
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trial
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trial(
tryahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sport)
a. trial
A José le gustan mucho las motos y los fines de semana hace trial.Jose loves motorbikes and he does trial on weekends.
b. trial biking
Este es un terreno ideal para practicar trial porque es de una gran variedad.This is an ideal terrain to do trial biking because it's very varied.
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trial
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. trial
trial indoorindoor trial
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trial
(Dep) trial
trial motorcycle
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