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ease / facilidad
 
ease   [i:z]
A. -noun
1. (=effortlessness)   facilidad (f)
·the ease with which he found work
·la facilidad con la que encontró trabajo
·for ease of reference
·para facilitar la referencia
·the camera'noun ease of use
·la facilidad de uso de la cámara
·[with] ease
·con facilidad
2. (=relaxed state)
·his ease with money
·su soltura or ligereza con el dinero
a. people immediately feel [at] ease with her =   la gente inmediatamente se siente a gusto or cómoda con ella
·he was completely at ease with himself
·se encontraba completamente a gusto consigo mismo
·I would feel more at ease if I knew where she was
·me sentiría masculineánoun tranquilo si supiera dónde está
·to [put] somebody at his/her ease
·hacer que somebody, someone se relaje,   tranquilizar a somebody, someone
·to [put] or [set] somebody'noun [mind] at ease
·tranquilizar a somebody, someone
·if it will put your mind at ease I'll tell you
·si te tranquiliza te lo digo
b. his ease of [manner] =   su naturalidad
c. to [take] one'noun ease =   descansar
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3. (=comfort)   comodidad (f)
a. a [life] of ease =   una vida cómoda or desahogada
·to live a life of ease
·vivir cómodamente
4. (military)
·stand [at] ease!
·stand easy!
(military)   ¡descansen!
·at ease, Sergeant
·descanse, Sargento
B. -transitive verb
1. (=relieve, lessen)
[+pain, suffering]   aliviar
[+pressure, tension]   aliviar,   relajar
[+burden]   aligerar
[+impact, effect]   mitigar,   paliar
[+sanctions, restrictions]   relajar
a. these measures will ease the [burden] on small businesses =   estas medidas aligeraránoun la carga de las pequeñas empresas
b. she gave them money to ease her [conscience] =   les dio dinero para quedarse con la conciencia tranquila
c. it will ease her [mind] to know the baby'noun all right =   le tranquilizará saber que el bebé está bien
d. aid to help ease the [plight] of refugees =   ayuda para paliar la difícil situaciónoun de los refugiados
e. attempts to ease [traffic congestion] =   intentos de descongestionar el tráfico
f. this will help to ease the [workload] =   esto ayudará para hacer menos pesado el trabajo
2. (=facilitate)
[+transition, task]   facilitar
3. (=loosen)   aflojar
4. (=move carefully)
·he eased the car into the parking space
·aparcó el coche en el aparcamiento con cuidado
·she eased her foot off the clutch
·soltó el pie del embrague con cuidado
·he eased [himself] into the chair
·se sentó con cuidado en la silla
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=diminish)
[pain]   ceder,   disminuir
[tension]   disminuir
[wind, rain]   amainar
[interest rates]   bajar
2. (=improve)
[situation]   calmarse
 
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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