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direct

adjective /diˈrekt/
straight; following the quickest and shortest way
directo
Is this the most direct route?
(of manner etc) straightforward and honest
franco, sincero, directo
a direct answer.
occurring as an immediate result
directo
His dismissal was a direct result of his rudeness to the manager.
exact; complete
exacto
Her opinions are the direct opposite of his.
in an unbroken line of descent from father to son etc
directo
He is a direct descendant of Napoleon.
direction /-ʃən/ noun (the) place or point to which one moves, looks etc
dirección
What direction did he go in? They were heading in my direction (= towards me) I’ll find my way all right – I’ve got a good sense of direction.
guidance
dirección
They are under your direction.
(in plural ) instructions (eg on how to get somewhere, use something etc)
instrucciones
We asked the policeman for directions I have lost the directions for this washing-machine.
the act of aiming or turning (something or someone) towards a certain point.
orientación
directional adjective
direccional
a directional microphone (= one designed to receive sound from a particular direction).
directive /-tiv/ noun a general instruction from a higher authority about what is to be done etc
orden, instrucción, directiva
The White House issued a directive.
directly adverb in a direct manner
directamente
I went directly to the office.
almost at once
inmediatamente
He will be here directly.
directness noun
franqueza
The directness of his manner sometimes landed him in trouble.
director noun a person or thing that directs, eg one of a group of persons who manage the affairs of a business or a person who is in charge of the making of a film, play etc
director, directivo
He is on the board of directors of our firm The producer and the director quarrelled about the film.
directory noun ( plural directories) a type of book giving names and addresses etc
guía telefónica, listín
a telephone directory.
direct debit noun (British) an instruction to your bank to pay money directly from your account to a person or organization at regular intervals
Debito Directo
You can save money if you pay your electricity bill by direct debit.
direct object noun (linguistics) a noun or pronoun that refers to a person or thing which is directly affected by the action of a transitive verb
Objeto Directo
In the statement ‘He helped me’, the direct object is ‘me’.
direct speech noun (linguistics) the actual words which a speaker uses. In writing, these are shown inside quotation marks
Estilo Directo
Only direct speech should be placed inside inverted commas.
Translations of “direct”
in Korean 직행의, 직접적인…
in Arabic مُباشَر…
in French direct, franc, absolu…
in Italian diretto, direttamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直接的, 直通的,直達的…
in Russian прямой…
in Turkish dosdoğru, dümdüz, aktarmasız…
in Polish bezpośredni…
in Portuguese direto, diretamente…
in German direkt, unmittelbar, gerade…
in Catalan directe…
in Japanese 直行の, 直接の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直接的, 直通的,直达的…
(Definition of direct from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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