remoto


remoto
adj.
1 remote, distant, far away, way-out.
2 unlikely.
3 distant, remote.
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remoto
adjetivo
1 remote, far-off
una posibilidad remota a remote chance
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(f. - remota)
adj.
remote
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ADJ
1) [en el tiempo] far-off, distant

en épocas remotas — in far-off o distant times

2) [en el espacio] faraway, distant

en un país remoto — in a faraway o distant country

3) (=poco probable) remote

existe la remota posibilidad de que venga — there is a remote possibility o a very slight chance he may come

no tengo ni la más remota idea — I haven't the faintest o remotest idea

no se me ocurriría insultarle ni por lo más remoto — it would never enter my head to insult him

-¿te enfrentarías a él? -¡ni por lo más remoto! — "would you stand up to him?" - "no way o not on your life!"

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-ta adjetivo
1) (en el tiempo)

en épocas remotas — in distant o far-off times

2)
a) <lugar/mares/tierras> remote, far-off
b) (Inf) remote
3) <posibilidad> remote, slim; <esperanza> faint

no tengo (ni) la más remota idea — I haven't the remotest o faintest idea

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= far-flung, off-site [offsite], outlying, outside, remote, hideaway, isolated, distant, outstation, distanced, secluded, secluded, off the beaten track.
Ex. Books by authors of all origins, African, Chinese, Hindu, Muslim, have now become commonplace in even the most far-flung libraries of Europe and America.
Ex. These technologies will enhance the trend toward increased direct patron access to information in data bases and on-line catalogues often from off-site locations.
Ex. Attempts were made to reach beyond the larger cities through the use of mobile vans to visit outlying towns and rural areas.
Ex. A facility which extends beyond library housekeeping permits the viewing of outside data bases.
Ex. The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
Ex. Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
Ex. In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
Ex. She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex. Information was collected through a questionnaire circulated among 100 local as well as outstation scholars of the American Studies Research Centre.
Ex. The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
Ex. Adequate security for expensive equipment must also be provided for in this decision, and a secluded back room, a remote phone cut-off switch, or a removable keyboard may be mandated.
Ex. Adequate security for expensive equipment must also be provided for in this decision, and a secluded back room, a remote phone cut-off switch, or a removable keyboard may be mandated.
Ex. The article 'Off the beaten track. Small publishers in India' reviews the efforts of small and alternative presses in India in publishing the most exciting and innovative books for children.
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* control remoto = remote control.
* control remoto de llavero = key fob.
* en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
* estación de trabajo remota = outstation.
* lugar remoto = secluded spot.
* no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
* percepción remota = remote sensing.
* terminal remoto = remote terminal.
* una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.
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-ta adjetivo
1) (en el tiempo)

en épocas remotas — in distant o far-off times

2)
a) <lugar/mares/tierras> remote, far-off
b) (Inf) remote
3) <posibilidad> remote, slim; <esperanza> faint

no tengo (ni) la más remota idea — I haven't the remotest o faintest idea

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= far-flung, off-site [offsite], outlying, outside, remote, hideaway, isolated, distant, outstation, distanced, secluded, secluded, off the beaten track.

Ex: Books by authors of all origins, African, Chinese, Hindu, Muslim, have now become commonplace in even the most far-flung libraries of Europe and America.

Ex: These technologies will enhance the trend toward increased direct patron access to information in data bases and on-line catalogues often from off-site locations.
Ex: Attempts were made to reach beyond the larger cities through the use of mobile vans to visit outlying towns and rural areas.
Ex: A facility which extends beyond library housekeeping permits the viewing of outside data bases.
Ex: The computer, once instructed on the desired filing order, is eminently suitable for filing, achieving a level of consistency which was a remote dream in the days of human filers.
Ex: Gerould College, a co-educational undergraduate institution, is located on the outskirts of a peaceful, hideaway village in the Northeast, far from the rumbling tempo of industrialism.
Ex: In the 1920s and 1930s more than 1 million books were being loaned each year to members as far afield as the most isolated settlers' gangs working on distant branch lines.
Ex: She had a distant fleeting vision of a workplace in which people acted like free and sensible human beings, instead of like the martyrized and victimized puppets of a terrible system called 'one-upmanship'.
Ex: Information was collected through a questionnaire circulated among 100 local as well as outstation scholars of the American Studies Research Centre.
Ex: The author explores issues relating to the development of self service skills and competencies by distanced users.
Ex: Adequate security for expensive equipment must also be provided for in this decision, and a secluded back room, a remote phone cut-off switch, or a removable keyboard may be mandated.
Ex: Adequate security for expensive equipment must also be provided for in this decision, and a secluded back room, a remote phone cut-off switch, or a removable keyboard may be mandated.
Ex: The article 'Off the beaten track. Small publishers in India' reviews the efforts of small and alternative presses in India in publishing the most exciting and innovative books for children.
* control remoto = remote control.
* control remoto de llavero = key fob.
* en el pasado remoto = in the dim and distant past.
* estación de trabajo remota = outstation.
* lugar remoto = secluded spot.
* no tener ni la más remota posibilidad = not to have a prayer.
* percepción remota = remote sensing.
* terminal remoto = remote terminal.
* una posibilidad muy remota = a long shot.

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remoto -ta
adjective
A
(en el tiempo): en épocas remotas in distant o far-off times
la tradición oral más remota que se conoce the oldest-known oral tradition
B
1 ‹lugar/mares/tierras› remote, far-off
2 (Inf) remote
C ‹posibilidad› remote, slim; ‹esperanza› faint, slender
no tengo (ni) la más remota idea I haven't the remotest o faintest o slightest idea
D (vago) vague, hazy
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remoto
-ta adjetivo

a)tiempo/épocadistant, far-off (before n)

b)lugar/mares/tierrasremote, far-off

c)posibilidadremote, slim;

esperanzafaint;
no tengo (ni) la más remota idea I haven't the remotest o faintest idea

remoto,-a adjetivo
1 (en el tiempo o en el espacio) remote, distant
2 (una posibilidad, un peligro) remote, slim
♦ Locuciones: no tener la más remota idea, not to have the faintest idea
'remoto' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
allá
- antes
- control
- remota
- última
- último
English:
faraway
- outside
- remote
- slender
- slim
- distant
- far
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remoto, -a adj
1. [en el espacio] remote;
visitantes de tierras remotas visitors from far-off lands
2. [en el tiempo] distant, remote
3. [posibilidad, parecido] remote;
no tengo ni la más remota idea I haven't got the faintest idea
4. Informát remote
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remoto
adj remote;
no tengo ni la más remota idea I haven’t the faintest idea
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remoto, -ta adj
1) : remote, unlikely
hay una posibilidad remota: there is a slim possibility
2) : distant, far-off
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remoto adj remote

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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