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direct / directo
direct   [daɪˈrekt]
A. -adjective
1. (=without detour)   [route, train, flight]   directo
2. (=immediate)   [cause, result]   directo   [contact, control, responsibility, descendant]   directo
·"keep away from direct heat"
·"no exponer directamente al calor"
·to make a direct hit
·dar en el blanco
·he'noun the direct opposite
·es exactamente el contrario
3. (=straightforward, not evasive)   [answer, refusal]   claro,   inequívoco   [manner, character]   abierto,   franco
B. -adverb
1. (=straight)
[go, fly, pay]   directamente
·we fly direct to Santiago
·volamos directo or directamente a Santiago
2. (=frankly)   con franqueza,   sin rodeos
C. -transitive verb
1. (=aim)
[+remark, gaze, attention]   dirigir   (at, to   a)
2. (=give directions to)
·can you direct me to the station?
·¿me puede indicar cómo llegar a la estaciónoun?
3. (=control)
[+traffic, play, film]   dirigir
4. (=instruct)
·to direct somebody to do something
·mandar a somebody, someone hacer algo
·to direct that ...
·mandar que ...
D. -compound
·direct access   -noun   (computing)   acceso (m) directo
·direct action   -noun   acciónoun (f) directa
·direct advertising   -noun   publicidad (f) directa
·direct cost   -noun   costo (m) directo
·direct current   -noun   (electricity)   corriente (f) continua
·direct debit   -noun   pago (m) a la orden
·direct debiting   -noun   domiciliaciónoun (f) (de pagos)
·direct dialling   -noun   servicio (m) (telefónico) automático,   discado (m) directo Latin America
·direct free kick   -noun   golpe (m) libre directo
·direct grant school   -noun
(British, Great Britain)     escuela (f) subvencionada
·direct mail   -noun   publicidad (f) por correo,   correspondencia (f) directa
·direct mail shot   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   campaña (f) publicitaria por correo,   mailing (m)
·direct marketing   -noun   masculineárketing (m) directo
·direct object   -noun   (grammar)   complemento (m) directo
·direct rule   -noun   gobierno (m) directo
·direct selling   -noun   ventas feminine plural directas
·direct speech   -noun   (linguistics)   estilo (m) directo
·direct tax   -noun   impuesto (m) directo
·direct taxation   -noun   tributaciónoun (f) directa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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