Private Member's Bill significado, Private Member's Bill definición | diccionario de inglés definición

Buscar también en: Web Noticias Enciclopedia Imágenes
Collins

Private Member's Bill

  
     ( Private Members' Bills    plural  ) In Britain, a Private Member's Bill is a law that is proposed by a Member of Parliament acting as an individual rather than as a member of his or her political party.      n-count  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  
Collins
private     ( privates    plural  )
1       adj   Private industries and services are owned or controlled by an individual person or a commercial company, rather than by the state or an official organization.     (BUSINESS)   usu ADJ n  
Bupa runs private hospitals in Britain..., Brazil says its constitution forbids the private ownership of energy assets.     
  privately      adv   ADV with v  
No other European country had so few privately owned businesses..., She was privately educated at schools in Ireland and Paris.     
2       adj   Private individuals are acting only for themselves, and are not representing any group, company, or organization.  
ADJ n  
...the law's insistence that private citizens are not permitted to have weapons..., The King was on a private visit to enable him to pray at the tombs of his ancestors...     
3       adj   Your private things belong only to you, or may only be used by you.  
usu ADJ n  
There are 76 individually furnished bedrooms, all with private bathrooms...     
4       adj   Private places or gatherings may be attended only by a particular group of people, rather than by the general public.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: public)    673 private golf clubs took part in a recent study..., The door is marked `Private'...     
5       adj   Private meetings, discussions, and other activities involve only a small number of people, and very little information about them is given to other people.  
usu ADJ n  
Don't bug private conversations, and don't buy papers that reprint them.     
  privately      adv   usu ADV with cl, also ADV after v  
Few senior figures have issued any public statements but privately the resignation's been welcomed...     
6       adj   Your privatelife is that part of your life that is concerned with your personal relationships and activities, rather than with your work or business.  
usu ADJ n   (=personal)  
I've always kept my private and professional life separate...     
7       adj   Your private thoughts or feelings are ones that you do not talk about to other people.  
usu ADJ n  
We all felt as if we were intruding on his private grief.     
  privately      adv   ADV with cl, ADV with v  
Privately, she worries about whether she's really good enough...     
8       adj   You can use private to describe situations or activities that are understood only by the people involved in them, and not by anyone else.  
ADJ n  
Chinese waiters stood in a cluster, sharing a private joke...     
9       adj   If you describe a place as private, or as somewhere where you can be private, you mean that it is a quiet place and you can be alone there without being disturbed.  
It was the only reasonably private place they could find.     
10       adj   If you describe someone as a private person, you mean that they are very quiet by nature and do not reveal their thoughts and feelings to other people.  
usu ADJ n  
Gould was an intensely private individual.     
11       adj   You can use private to describe lessons that are not part of ordinary school activity, and which are given by a teacher to an individual pupil or a small group, usually in return for payment.  
usu ADJ n  
Martial arts: Private lessons: £8 per hour., ...Donald Tovey, who took her as his private pupil for the piano.     
12       n-count; n-title   A private is a soldier of the lowest rank in an army or the marines.  
13   
    privately  
14    If you do something in private, you do it without other people being present, often because it is something that you want to keep secret.  
in private      phrase   usu PHR after v  
Some of what we're talking about might better be discussed in private.     


private detective        ( private detectives    plural  ) A private detective is someone who you can pay to find missing people or do other kinds of investigation for you.      n-count   (=private investigator)  
private enterprise     
Private enterprise is industry and business which is owned by individual people or commercial companies, and not by the government or an official organization.     (BUSINESS)      n-uncount  
...the government's plans to sell state companies to private enterprise.     
private eye        ( private eyes    plural  ) You can refer to a private detective as a private eye, especially when he or she is a character in a film or story.  
INFORMAL      n-count  
private investigator        ( private investigators    plural  ) A private investigator is the same as a private detective.      n-count  
Private Member's Bill        ( Private Members' Bills    plural  ) In Britain, a Private Member's Bill is a law that is proposed by a Member of Parliament acting as an individual rather than as a member of his or her political party.      n-count  
private parts     
Your private parts are your genitals.  
INFORMAL      n-plural   usu poss N   (=privates)  
private school        ( private schools    plural  ) A private school is a school which is not supported financially by the government and which parents have to pay for their children to go to.      n-var  
  (Antonym: state school)   
He attended Eton, the most exclusive private school in Britain.     
private sector     
The private sector is the part of a country's economy which consists of industries and commercial companies that are not owned or controlled by the government.     (BUSINESS)      n-sing   the N, N n     (Antonym: public sector)    ...small firms in the private sector.     
private soldier        ( private soldiers    plural  ) A private soldier is a soldier of the lowest rank in an army or the marines.  
FORMAL      n-count  
(=private)  

Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  

Collins

private

  

      adj  
1    clandestine, closet, confidential, covert, hush-hush     (informal)   in camera, inside, off the record, privy     (archaic)   secret, unofficial  
2    exclusive, individual, intimate, own, particular, personal, reserved, special  
3    independent, nonpublic  
4    concealed, isolated, not overlooked, retired, secluded, secret, separate, sequestered, solitary, withdrawn  
5    in private      behind closed doors, confidentially, in camera, in secret, personally, privately  
      n  
6    enlisted man     (U.S.)   private soldier, squaddie or squaddy     (Brit. slang)   tommy     (Brit. informal)   Tommy Atkins     (Brit. informal)  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    disclosed, known, official, open, public, revealed  
2    common, general, open, public, unlimited, unrestricted  
3    bustling, busy, frequented, outgoing, sociable, unsecluded  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
exp.
cuddle
used also as an adjective to suggest that something is suitable for a romantic experience: bill and coo hotel; bill and coo restaurant
exp.
take credit for another person's accomplishment
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
n.
something or someone that is regarded as outstanding, extremely good ; the best ; the cream ; the quintessence ; the jewel ; the top ; the bee's knees ; the cat's pyjamas
[UK];[Slang] Refers to the dog's habit of licking its testicles. By extension (and not without humor) the latter probably taste good! Ex: Among their albums,"master of puppets" is likely the dog's bullocks!
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
what's up
sms like writing, incorrect form in English
o.
could refer to a very weak cup of tea/pint of beer
n.
(in an auction, negotiation or other business competition) the situation in which the winning party has overrated the pursued object
[Bus.]
n.
a mess, a failure
[Slang];[UK] it comes from the cooking domain where the phrase described a dish that was not tasty enough and therefore thrown away to dogs
n.
means a liquid is not clear: this tea's got bits in it, I don't like yogurt with bits in it
assez proche de l'idée de 'il y a à boire et à manger'
exp.
if people live in each other's pocket, they spend a lot of time together
exp.
stop talking; refrain from saying something
informal
exp.
be kept waiting
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
exp.
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
exp.
to lose one's temper
very familiar
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
n.
he is trying to perusal-de someone to do what he doesn't want to do. Il fait pression sur moi.
id.
make a lot of efforts to understand something
exp.
expression used to describe the practice of a company using internally the marketed products
[Bus.] expression originating from and widely used in software industry; the practice is also known as "dogfooding"
n.
one who solves people's problems
exp.
something is easy to do
Para añadir entradas a su lista de vocabulario, únase a nuestra comunidad. Es fácil y rápido:

Publicidad
Advertising