desconocido


desconocido
adj.
1 unknown, anonymous, unfamiliar, obscure.
2 undiscovered, strange, uncharted.
f. & m.
stranger, unidentified individual, unknown individual.
past part.
past participle of spanish verb: desconocer.
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desconocido
participio pasado
1→ {{link=desconocer}}desconocer
adjetivo
1 (no conocido) unknown
2 (no reconocido) unrecognized
3 (extraño) strange, unfamiliar
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 stranger, unknown person
nombre masculino lo desconocido
1 the unknown
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FRASEOLOGÍA
estar desconocido,-a to be unrecognizable
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1. (f. - desconocida)
noun
stranger
2. (f. - desconocida)
adj.
1) unfamiliar
2) unknown
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desconocido, -a
1. ADJ
1) [gen] unknown

su apellido me es totalmente desconocido — his surname is completely unfamiliar to me

una explosión de origen desconocido — an explosion of unknown origin

por razones desconocidas — for reasons which are not known (to us etc)

el triunfo de un atleta desconocido — the success of an unknown athlete

tiene miedo a lo desconocido — he's afraid of the unknown

2)

estar desconocido: con ese traje estás desconocido — I'd hardly recognize you o you're unrecognizable in that suit

después del divorcio está desconocido — he's a changed person o he's like a different person since the divorce

2.
SM / F stranger

un desconocido llamó a la puerta — a stranger knocked on the door

unos desconocidos le dispararon por la espalda — some unidentified attackers shot him in the back

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I
-da adjetivo
a) <hecho/método/sensación> unknown

por razones desconocidas — for some unknown reason

su rostro no me era desconocido — his face wasn't unfamiliar to me

técnicas hasta ahora desconocidas — hitherto unknown techniques

de origen desconocido — of unknown origin

lo desconocido — the unknown

b) <artista/atleta> unknown
c) <persona> (extraño)

una persona desconocida — a stranger

d) (fam) (irreconocible)

con ese peinado nuevo está desconocida — she looks completely different with her new hairstyle

ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido — he's like a different man, he even does the ironing

II
-da masculino, femenino
a) (no conocido) stranger
b) (no identificado)

fue atacado por unos desconocidos — he was attacked by unknown assailants

un desconocido le asestó una puñalada — he was stabbed by someone whose identity has not been established

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= stranger, unfamiliar, unheard of, unidentified, unknown, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA], outsider, uncharted, unchartered, unheard, unnoticed, unnoted, nomen nescio [N.N.].
Ex. Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.
Ex. We are used to background noise in air conditioned buildings but the introduction of additional and unfamiliar sounds from AV equipment may be disturbing.
Ex. Hypermedia offers unheard of opportunities to gain insight into the way young people perceive, process and use information.
Ex. Names of speakers from the audience which were not clear from the tapes are listed as 'unidentified'.
Ex. Works with unknown or uncertain personal authorship, or works emanating from a body that lacks a name are to be entered under title.
Ex. It is undeniable that the ripest crop of unrecognised great inventors, long-lost heirs to dormant peerages, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
Ex. The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
Ex. News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
Ex. This author agrees that the facts listed above are unchartered.
Ex. As professionals are informed about the often unspoken and unheard stories relating to hearing loss, they can then serve with greater knowledge, empathy, and hope.
Ex. By retrieving and bringing together these two literatures, that implicit unstated, and perhaps unnoticed hypothesis becomes apparent.
Ex. This approach draws attention to hitherto unnoted relationships among concepts.
Ex. Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
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* algo desconocido = virgin territory.
* de causas desconocidas = idiopathic.
* desconocido, lo = unfamiliar, the, unknown, the.
* Dimensión Desconocida = The Twilight Zone.
* hablar en lengua desconocida = talk in + tongues.
* líquido desconocido = foreign substance.
* miedo a lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
* miedo hacia lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
* moverse en terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
* pisar terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
* producto desconocido = foreign substance.
* salto hacia lo desconocido = leap into + the unknown.
* ser desconocido para = be alien to.
* ser un desconocido = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
* sustancia desconocida = foreign substance.
* terreno desconocido = unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
* territorio desconocido = unfamiliar territory, unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
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I
-da adjetivo
a) <hecho/método/sensación> unknown

por razones desconocidas — for some unknown reason

su rostro no me era desconocido — his face wasn't unfamiliar to me

técnicas hasta ahora desconocidas — hitherto unknown techniques

de origen desconocido — of unknown origin

lo desconocido — the unknown

b) <artista/atleta> unknown
c) <persona> (extraño)

una persona desconocida — a stranger

d) (fam) (irreconocible)

con ese peinado nuevo está desconocida — she looks completely different with her new hairstyle

ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido — he's like a different man, he even does the ironing

II
-da masculino, femenino
a) (no conocido) stranger
b) (no identificado)

fue atacado por unos desconocidos — he was attacked by unknown assailants

un desconocido le asestó una puñalada — he was stabbed by someone whose identity has not been established

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= stranger, unfamiliar, unheard of, unidentified, unknown, unrecognised [unrecognized, -USA], outsider, uncharted, unchartered, unheard, unnoticed, unnoted, nomen nescio [N.N.].

Ex: Many Americans viewed this influx of strangers with alarm.

Ex: We are used to background noise in air conditioned buildings but the introduction of additional and unfamiliar sounds from AV equipment may be disturbing.
Ex: Hypermedia offers unheard of opportunities to gain insight into the way young people perceive, process and use information.
Ex: Names of speakers from the audience which were not clear from the tapes are listed as 'unidentified'.
Ex: Works with unknown or uncertain personal authorship, or works emanating from a body that lacks a name are to be entered under title.
Ex: It is undeniable that the ripest crop of unrecognised great inventors, long-lost heirs to dormant peerages, and assorted harmless drudges is to be gathered in the great general libraries of our major cities.
Ex: The library director does not want to take the chance that by allowing the trustees to get active he might lose partial control of the library operation to an 'outsider'.
Ex: News of boundless timber reserves spread, and before long lumberjacks from the thinning hardwood forests of New England swarmed into the uncharted area with no other possessions than their axes and brawn and the clothing they wore.
Ex: This author agrees that the facts listed above are unchartered.
Ex: As professionals are informed about the often unspoken and unheard stories relating to hearing loss, they can then serve with greater knowledge, empathy, and hope.
Ex: By retrieving and bringing together these two literatures, that implicit unstated, and perhaps unnoticed hypothesis becomes apparent.
Ex: This approach draws attention to hitherto unnoted relationships among concepts.
Ex: Nomen nescio, abbreviated to N.N., is used to signify an anonymous or non-specific person.
* algo desconocido = virgin territory.
* de causas desconocidas = idiopathic.
* desconocido, lo = unfamiliar, the, unknown, the.
* Dimensión Desconocida = The Twilight Zone.
* hablar en lengua desconocida = talk in + tongues.
* líquido desconocido = foreign substance.
* miedo a lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
* miedo hacia lo desconocido = fear of the unknown.
* moverse en terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
* pisar terreno desconocido = be out of + Posesivo + depth, be in over + Posesivo + head.
* producto desconocido = foreign substance.
* salto hacia lo desconocido = leap into + the unknown.
* ser desconocido para = be alien to.
* ser un desconocido = not know + Pronombre + from Adam.
* sustancia desconocida = foreign substance.
* terreno desconocido = unchartered territory, unchartered waters.
* territorio desconocido = unfamiliar territory, unchartered territory, unchartered waters.

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desconocido1 -da
adjective
1 ‹razón/hecho› unknown; ‹métodos/sensación› unknown
por razones desconocidas vendió todo y se fue for some unknown reason he sold up and left
partió con destino desconocido she set off for an unknown destination
su rostro no me era del todo desconocido his face wasn't wholly unfamiliar to me
una sensación de terror hasta entonces desconocida a feeling of terror the like of which I/he had never experienced before
técnicas hasta ahora desconocidas hitherto unknown techniques
su obra es prácticamente desconocida en Europa her work is practically unknown in Europe
de origen desconocido of unknown origin
lo desconocido siempre lo ha intrigado he has always been fascinated by the unknown
2 ‹artista/atleta› unknown
3 ‹persona›
(extraño): una persona desconocida a stranger
4 (fam)
(irreconocible): con ese peinado nuevo está desconocida she's unrecognizable o totally changed with her new hairstyle
ahora hasta plancha, está desconocido he's like a different man o he's a changed person, he even does the ironing
desconocido2 -da
masculine, feminine
1 (no conocido) stranger
no hables con desconocidos don't talk to strangers
2
(no identificado): fue atacado por unos desconocidos he was attacked by unknown assailants
un desconocido le asestó una puñalada he was stabbed by an unidentified person o by someone whose identity has not been established
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Del verbo desconocer: (conjugate desconocer)

desconocido es:

el participio

Multiple Entries:
desconocer    
desconocido
desconocer (conjugate desconocer) verbo transitivo
a) (no conocer):

por razones que desconocemos for reasons unknown to us;

desconocía este hecho I was unaware of this fact
b) (no reconocer):

te desconocí I didn't recognize you

desconocido
-da adjetivo (en general) unknown;

un cantante desconocido an unknown singer;
una persona desconocida a stranger
■ sustantivo masculino, femenino (no conocido) stranger
desconocer verbo transitivo
1 (no saber) not to know, to be unaware of
2 (no reconocer, encontrar muy cambiado) to fail to recognize: ¿tú maquillada?, te desconozco, you with make up?, I can hardly recognize you
desconocido,-a
I adjetivo
1 unknown
una voz desconocida, an unfamiliar voice
2 (irreconocible) unrecognizable: estás desconocida, you have changed a lot
II sustantivo masculino y femenino stranger
III sustantivo masculino lo desconocido, the unknown

'desconocido' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
anónima
- anónimo
- desconocida
- incierta
- incierto
- inédita
- inédito
- paradero
- extraño
- miedo
- perfecto
English:
mate
- obscure
- strange
- stranger
- undiscovered
- unfamiliar
- unknown
- blind
- outsider
- perfect
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desconocido, -a
adj
1. [no conocido] unknown;
su cine es del todo desconocido en Europa his movies are totally unknown in Europe;
elementos químicos entonces desconocidos chemical elements then unknown;
una enfermedad hasta ahora desconocida a hitherto unknown illness;
por causas todavía desconocidas for reasons as yet unknown o which are still unknown;
nació en 1821, de padre desconocido he was born in 1821, and it is not known who his father was;
el mundo de lo desconocido the world of the unknown;
su nombre no me es del todo desconocido his name rings a bell
2. [extraño]
no dé su teléfono o dirección a personas desconocidas don't give your telephone number or address to strangers
3. [sin fama] unknown;
escritores jóvenes, casi desconocidos young, almost unknown, writers
4. [muy cambiado]
estar desconocido to have changed beyond all recognition;
¿ya no fumas ni bebes? ¡chico, estás desconocido! you don't smoke or drink any more? well, well, you're a changed man!;
el viejo bar estaba desconocido the old bar was unrecognizable;
así, sin gafas, estás desconocido like that, with no glasses, you're unrecognizable
nm,f
1. [extraño] stranger;
hablar con un desconocido to talk to a stranger;
no le abras la puerta a desconocidos don't open the door to strangers
2. [persona sin fama] unknown;
le dieron el premio a un (perfecto) desconocido they gave the prize to a complete unknown
3. [persona sin identificar] unidentified person;
un desconocido le disparó un tiro en la cabeza he was shot in the head by an unknown assailant;
tres desconocidos prendieron fuego a varias tiendas several shops were set on fire by three unidentified persons
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desconocido
I adj unknown
II m, desconocida f stranger
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desconocido, -da adj
: unknown, unfamiliar
desconocido, -da n
extraño: stranger
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desconocido1 adj
1. (no conocido) unknown
un artista desconocido an unknown artist
2. (extraño) strange / unfamiliar
una cara desconocida an unfamilar face
estar desconocido to be unrecognizable
lo desconocido the unknown
desconocido2 n stranger
no hables con desconocidos don't talk to strangers

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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