cabal
n 1. (m) property / belongings / possessions
2. (m) volume / flow (of a river)

expr fer cabal
to pay attention

cabell
n (m) hair

expr cabell d'àngel
1. (m) sweet dish made from pumpkin pulp and sugar
2. (m) vermicelli

cacera
n 1. (f) hunt
2. (f) hunting party

expr cacera de bruixes
(f) witch hunt

expr anar de cacera
to go hunting

cada
adj each / every

cadascun
pron 1. each one
2. each / apiece

cadena
n 1. (f) channel
2. (f) chain
3. (f) string

expr cadena de muntatge
(f) assembly line / production line

expr cadena perpètua
(f) life imprisonment / life / life in prison
Condemnar a algú a cadena perpètua. - To sentence someone to life imprisonment (or life in prison).

cadet
n (m / f) [mil.] cadet

adj U15 / U16

cadira
n (f) chair

expr cadira de rodes
(f) wheelchair

caduc
adj 1. deciduous
2. worn-out

caducitat
n (f) expiration (Am.) / expiry (Br.) / termination

expr data de caducitat
(f) best before date / expiry date (Br.) / expiration date (Am.)

cafè
n 1. (m) coffee
2. (m) coffee shop

expr cafè exprés
(m) espresso

cagar
v conj to shit (vulg.) / to poo (Br.) / to poop (infantil) (Am.) / to crap (vulg.)
cagar-se
cagar-seto poo yourself (Br.) / to poop your pants (Am.)

expr cagar-se de por
to be shitting yourself (vulg.) / to be shitting bricks (vulg.)

interj me cago en l'ou (vulg) I couldn't give a shit!

cagatió
n (m) act of hitting a 'tió' to make it 'shit' (cagar) sweets

caixa
n (f) box

expr caixa clara
(f) snare drum

expr caixa d'eines
(f) toolbox

expr caixa enregistradora
(f) cash register

expr caixa forta
(f) safe

expr caixa negra
(f) [TRANSP] black box

expr caixa de ressonància
(f) sound box

calçada
n (f) road / roadway

c calçat
n (m) footwear

càlcul
n 1. (m) [MAT] calculation
2. (m) [MED] stone

expr càlcul biliar
(m) gallstone

expr fer càlculs
to calculate / to do your calculations

expr segons els meus càlculs
by my reckoning

calcular
v conj 1. to calculate / to compute
2. to estimate

caldre
v conj to need / to be necessary / to have to
Cal que partim demà. - We have to (or must) leave tomorrow.
No cal que facis res. - You don't need (to) do anything / you don't have to do anything.

expr com cal
properly

califa
n (m) caliph

call
n 1. (m) Jewish quarter
2. (m) callus / [peu] corn

calmar
v conj 1. [a una persona] to calm (down)
2. [nervis] to calm
3. [dolor] to ease / to soothe / to relieve
Un analgèsic calmarà el dolor. - A painkiller will ease the pain.
4. [mal temps o dolor] to ease / to ease off / to ease up
calmar-se
calmar-seto calm (down)
Calma't, que encara queden hores. - Calm (yourself) down, there's still time.

calor
n (f) heat / warmth

expr calor latent
(f) latent heat

expr calor residual
(f) waste heat

expr calor sensible
(f) sensible heat

expr bescanviador de calor
(m) heat exchanger

cambra
n 1. (f) room
2. (f) bedroom
3. (f) chamber

expr cambra de bany
(f) bathroom

expr cambra de combustió
(f) combustion chamber

expr Cambra de Comerç
(m) Chamber of Commerce

càmera
n 1. (f) camera
2. (m / f) cameraman

camí
n 1. (m) path / footpath / track / road / lane
2. (m) way / route
3. (m) journey
4. (m) [INFORM] path

expr camí d'accés
(m) approach road / access road

expr camí de roses
(m) bed of roses

expr camí fressat
(m) the beaten path

expr camí de mala petja
(m) rough irregular road, bumpy and uneven

expr camí per córrer
a ways to go
Molt camí per córrer. - A long way to go.

expr camí veïnal
(m) minor road / byway / local road

expr agafar el camí de la porta
to hit the road / to make tracks / to take off

expr a mig camí
halfway

expr anar pel bon camí
to be on the right track (or the right lines)

expr anar pel mal camí
to be on the wrong track

expr fer anar pel mal camí
to lead (somebody) astray

expr de camí (a)
on the way (to)

expr desfer el camí
to backtrack

expr fer camí
1. to talk / to travel
2. to get a move on

expr fer el seu camí
1. to forge (or push) ahead
2. to go (or make) your own way

expr guanyar camí
to make progress / to make headway

expr obrir camí
to break new ground

expr obrir el camí (a)
to pave the way (for)

expr obrir un camí
to beat a path (through, across, etc.) (something)

expr obrir-se camí
1. [~ per] to make your way through (something)
2. to get ahead / to make progress

expr passar camí
1. to walk / to travel
2. to get a move on

expr pel camí dret
on the straight and narrow (path)

expr posar-se en camí
to set off

expr tots els camins duen (o porten) a Roma
all roads lead to Rome

caminant
n (m / f) walker

camisa
n (f) shirt

expr camisa de dormir
(f) nightshirt

expr camisa de força
(f) straitjacket

camp
n (m) field

expr camp de batalla
(m) battlefield

expr camp de concentració
(m) concentration camp

expr camp de joc
(m) field of play / playing field

expr centre del camp
(m) midfield

expr mig camp
(m) midfield

campanar
n (m) (bell) tower

campus
n (m) campus

camuflament
n (m) camouflage

canal
n 1. (m) channel
2. (m) canal
3. (f) gutter

canalitzar
v conj to channel / to funnel

candidatura
n (f) bid
Barcelona va presentar la seva candidatura per organitzar els Jocs Olímpics. - Barcelona made a bid to host the Olympic Games.

cànem
n (m) hemp

expr cànem de Manila
(m) Manila hemp

caní
adj canine

expr dent canina
(f) canine (tooth)

expr unitat canina
canine unit / K9 unit / dog squad

canó
n 1. (m) cannon
2. (m) canyon / gorge / ravine
3. (m) (d'una arma de foc) barrel

expr a boca de canó
point blank

expr El Gran Canó
The Grand Canyon

cànon
n 1. (m) canon / norm / standard / rule
2. (m) tax
3. (m) biblical canon
4. (m) canon law

canonada
n (f) pipeline

cantautor
n (m / f) singer-songwriter

canvi
n (m) change

expr canvi climàtic
(m) climate change

expr en canvi
on the other hand

expr a canvi de
in exchange for

canya
n 1. (f) [MÚSICA] reed
2. (f) cane

expr canya de sucre
(f) sugar cane

cap
n 1. (m) [ANAT] head
2. (m) head / boss / chief
3. (m) rope / cable
4. (m) cape

adj no / any

pron none / any
Hi ha 'xxxx'? No, no n'hi ha cap. - Are there any 'xxxx'? No, there aren't any / there are none.

prep 1. towards / to
2. at about / at around

expr cap d'any
1. (m) New Year's
2. (m) anniversary

expr Cap de Bona Esperança
Cape of Good Hope

expr Cap d'Hornos
Cape Horn

expr cap de pont
(m) bridgehead

expr cap de setmana
(m) weekend
Bon cap de setmana! - Have a nice (or good) weekend!

expr cap de turc
(m) scapegoat

expr cap de vendes
(m / f) sales manager

expr cap nuclear
(m) nuclear warhead

expr Cap Verd
Cape Verde

expr al cap de
after
Dos dels hostatges foren alliberats al cap de dues setmanes. - Two of the hostages were freed after two weeks.

expr al cap i a la fi
after all / at the end of the day

expr de cap a cap
from start to finish

expr de cap a peus
1. from head to foot / from head to toe / from top to toe
2. completely / through and through
3. from start to finish

expr de cap i de nou
from the very start (or beginning) / completely / from top to bottom / from square one
Això us pot estalviar la molèstia d'haver de reinstal·lar el sistema de cap i de nou. - This can save you the trouble of having to completely reinstall the system.
Seria més sensat i desitjable començar de cap i de nou. - It would be more sensible and desirable to start from scratch.
El desordre obliga a repensar de cap i de nou tot el model. - The disorder makes it necessary to rethink the whole model from top to bottom.

expr no tenir cap ni peus
to be a load of rubbish (or nonsense) / to make no sense

expr si (Pompeu Fabra / Companys / l'avi Paco etc.) aixequés el cap
(Pompeu Fabra etc.) would roll over (or turn) in his / her grave

capacitat
n (f) ability / capability / capacity

capçalera
n 1. (f) [d'un llit] headboard
2. (f) [d'un article de premsa] headline
3. (f) [d'un diari] masthead
4. (f) [INFORM] header
5. (f) [d'una carta] letterhead
6. (f) [d'un riu, d'una conca, d'una glacera..] head

expr metge de capçalera
(m / f) GP (Br.) / family practitioner (Am.)

capdamunt
n -

expr al capdamunt
(right) at the (very) top

expr estar-ne fins al capdamunt (d'algú / d'alguna cosa)
to be fed up to the back teeth (with someone / something) / to have had it up to here (with someone / something) / to have had enough (of someone / something)

capgirar
v conj 1. to turn upside down / to upend
2. to reverse
3. to change the course (of something) / to turn (something) around

capó
n 1. (m) [TRANSP] bonnet (Br.) / hood (Am.)
2. (m) [ZOOL] capon

capota
n 1. (f) [ROBA] bonnet
2. (f) [TRANSP] hood

càpsula
n 1. (f) [MED] capsule
2. (f) capsule
3. (f) [BOT] capsule

captació
n (f) capture / collection / gathering

expr captació de fons
(f) fundraising

cara
n 1. (f) [ANAT] face
2. (f) front
3. (f) surface
4. (f) side

expr cara a cara
face to face

expr cara o creu
heads or tails

expr fer bona cara
to look well

expr fer cara a
to stand up to

expr fer mala cara
to not look well / to look terrible / to look awful

expr fer una cara nova a (algú)
to rearrange (somebody's) face for (them)

expr plantar cara a
to stand up to

caràcter
n 1. (m) nature
2. (m) character

expr joc de caràcters
(m) character set

cardíac
adj heart / cardiac

expr cirurgia cardíaca
(f) heart surgery

carni
adj meat
Productes carnis. - Meat products.

carpeta
n (f) folder

expr carpeta d'anelles
(f) ring binder

càrrec
n 1. (m) role
2. (m) charge

càrrega
n 1. (f) shipment
2. (f) load / cargo
3. (f) charge
4. (f) burden

expr càrrega de feina
(f) workload

expr càrrega de ruptura
(f) failure load

expr càrrega elèctrica
(f) electric charge

expr càrrega tèrmica
(f) thermal load

carregós
adj 1. burdensome / onerous / painful
2. tedious / boring
3. pain in the arse (Br.) / pain in the ass (Am.) / nuisance / pest

carrer
n 1. (m) street
2. (m) [ESPORT] lane

carta
n (f) letter

expr carta blanca
(f) carte blanche

cartró
n (m) cardboard

cas
n (m) case

expr en tot cas
in any case

expr fer cas (de)
to take notice (of) / to pay attention (to)

expr per si de cas
just in case

casa
n (f) house

expr Casa Batlló
(f) building on the Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona, built by Antoni Gaudí between 1905 and 1907

expr casa de colònies
(f) summer camp

expr Casa Milà
(f) (also known as la Pedrera) - building on the Passeig de Gràcia in Barcelona, built by Antoni Gaudí between 1906 and 1910

casal
n (m) community centre / cultural centre

expr casal de gent gran
(m) community centre for older people

expr casal d'estiu
(m) day camp / holiday playscheme

caseta
n (f) hut

expr caseta de gos
(f) kennel (Br.) / doghouse (Am.)

castellà
adj 1. Castilian / Spanish
2. relating to es Castell or its people

n 1. (m) [LING] Spanish
2. (m / f) (person / people) from es Castell

casteller
n 1. (m / f) person who takes part in forming 'human castles'
2. (m / f) (person / people) from el Castell de Vilamalefa

adj relating to el Castell de Vilamalefa or its people

casual
adj chance / unplanned

català
n 1. (m) Catalan
2. (m / f) Catalan

adj Catalan

catalanisme
n (m) Catalan nationalism

catalanista
adj pro-Catalan / Catalanist

Catalunya
n (f) Catalonia

categoria
n (f) category

càtering
n (m) catering

cau
n den / lair / burrow / warren

expr (dir-li alguna cosa a algú) a cau d'orella
to whisper something to somebody

caure
v conj to fall

expr caure el pèl (a algú)
to throw the book (at someone)

expr caure en picat
to plummet

cautelar
adj preventative / preventive / precautionary

cava
n (f) cava

cavall
n 1. (m) horse
2. (m) [escacs] knight
3. (m) [cartes] horse / horseman / knight / cavalier

expr cavall amb arcs
(m) pommel horse

cavallet
n 1. (m) easel
2. (m) pearlfish
Cavallet marí (o de mar). - (Long-snouted) sea horse.
3. cavallets (mpl) carousel / merry-go-round (Br.)
4. cavallets (mpl) [FOLK.] group of people who dance and parade whilst dressed as horse riders from the past, wearing horse costumes without legs

caverna
n (f) cave

expr home de les cavernes
(m) caveman

cec
adj blind

expr doble cec
double-blind
Assaig clínic doble sec. - Double-blind clinical trial.

cedir
v conj 1. to relinquish / to cede
2. to give in / to give way
3. to subside

expr cedir el pas
to give way / to yield
Senyal de cediu el pas. - Give way sign (Br.) / yield sign (Am.)

CEIP
acr (m) primary school (Br. / Aus.) / elementary school (or grade school) (Am.)

celebració
n (f) celebration

celíac
adj coeliac (Br.) / celiac (Am.)

n (m / f) celiac sufferer

expr malaltia celíaca
(f) coeliac disease (Br.) / celiac disease (Am.)

cèl·lula
n (f) cell

expr cèl·lula mare
(f) stem cell
Cèl·lula mare embrionària. - Embryonic stem cell.
Cèl·lula mare adulta. - Adult stem cell.

expr cèl·lula solar
(f) solar cell

censura
n 1. (f) censorship
2. (f) (crítica, condemnació) censure / reprimand / rebuke

centrar
v conj 1. to centre (Br.) / to center (Am.)
2. to focus
3. to be the focus of

centre
n (m) centre (Br.) / center (Am.)

expr centre cívic
(m) community centre / village hall (Br.)

expr centre d'atenció telefònica
(m) call centre

expr centre de dia
(m) day centre

expr centre de negocis
(m) business centre

cercar
v conj to look for

cercavila
n (f) parade or procession through the streets of a town before / on the way to a religious celebration or a fiesta

cert
adj certain

certamen
n (m) competition / contest

certament
adv certainly / without doubt

certificar
v conj 1. to verify / to confirm / to attest (to) / to bear witness (to)
2. to certify

cessament
n 1. (m) cessation / termination
2. (m) [d'un càrrec] termination / [voluntari] resignation

cicle
n 1. (m) cycle
2. (m) series

expr cicle de l'aigua
(m) water cycle

expr cicle termodinàmic
(m) thermodynamic cycle

ciència
n (f) science

ciència-ficció
n (f) science fiction

científic
n (m / f) scientist

adj scientific

cigró
n (m) chickpea

cinc
n 1. (m) five
2. les cincfive (o'clock)

adj five

cineasta
n (m / f) film-maker

cinematografia
n (f) cinematography (tec.) / film making (Br.) / movie making (Am.)

cinematogràfic
adj cinematographic

cinquanta
n (m) fifty

cinquantè
adj fiftieth

expr una cinquantena de ...
around (or about) fifty ... / fifty-odd ...

cinta
n 1. (f) tape
2. (f) ribbon

expr cinta adhesiva
(f) sellotape / sticky tape

expr cinta mètrica
(f) tape measure

circuit
n (m) circuit

expr circuit en paral·lel
(m) parallel circuit

expr circuit de refrigeració
(m) coolant circuit

expr circuit primari
(m) primary circuit

expr circuit secundari
(m) secondary circuit

circulació
n 1. (f) [TRANSP] traffic
2. (f) [ANAT] flow / circulation
3. (f) [FIN] circulation

cirerer
n (m) cherry tree

cirrus
n (m) cirrus

cita
n 1. (f) appointment
2. (f) date

expr cita a cegues
(f) blind date

ciutadà
n 1. (m / f) citizen
2. (m / f) (person / people) from Palma

adj relating to Palma or its people

ciutat
n (f) city
Centre de la ciutat. - City (or town) centre (Br.) / downtown (Am.)

civisme
n (m) community spirit

clamor
n (m) outcry / clamour (Br.) / clamor (Am.)

clar
adj clear

claredat
n (f) clarity / clearness
Es necessita un telescopi per veure'l amb claredat. - You need a telescope to see it clearly.

classe
n (f) class

clàssic
adj classic / classical

expr música clàssica
(f) classical music

classificació
n 1. (f) classification
2. (f) standings

clau
n 1. (f) key
2. (f) spanner (Br.) / wrench (Am.)
3. (m) nail
4. (f) [MÚSICA] clef
5. claus (mpl) [ESPORT] spikes

expr clau Allen
(f) Allen key

expr clau anglesa
(f) (monkey) wrench (Am.) / (adjustable) spanner (Br.)

expr clau de fa
(f) bass clef

expr clau de sol
(f) treble clef

expr l'argument que rebla el clau
the clinching argument

clàusula
n (f) clause

clic
n (m) click

expr doble clic
(m) double click

clicar
v conj to click

client
n 1. (m / f) client / customer
2. (m) [INFORM] client

clínic
adj clinical

n clínica (f) (establiment sanitari) clinic

expr assaig clínic
(m) clinical trial

club
n (m) club

cobertura
n 1. (f) covering
2. (f) coverage
Cobertura mediàtica. - Media coverage.
3. (f) [d'un llibre] jacket

cobrar
v conj 1. to charge
2. to earn / to receive

coca
n 1. (f) [ALIM] type of Catalan flatbread
2. (f) (col.loq) coke
3. (f) [BOT] coca plant

expr fet una coca
worn out / exhausted / knackered (Br.) (argot)

còccix
n (m) coccyx

coco
n (m) coconut

codi
n (m) code

expr codi de barres
(m) barcode / UPC (code) (Am.)
nota: 'Barcode' es pot escriure 'barcode' (una paraula) o 'bar code' (dues paraules).

expr codi de conducta
(m) code of conduct

expr codi ètic
(m) code of ethics

expr codi genètic
(m) genetic code

expr codi obert
(m) open source

expr codi postal
(m) postcode (Br.) / zip code (Am.)

expr codi telefònic
(m) calling code

coeficient
n (m) coefficient

coercitiu
adj coercive

cognitiu
adj cognitive

cognom
n (m) surname / family name

coherència
n (f) coherence

coherent
adj coherent

coincidir
v conj 1. to be of the same opinion / to agree (on something)
Coincidir amb. - To accord with.
2. to coincide

coix
adj 1. lame
2. wobbly

n (m / f) lame person

expr anar (or saltar) a peu coix
to hop

col·laboració
n (f) collaboration

col·laborar
v conj to collaborate

col·lecció
n (f) collection

col·lega
n 1. (m) colleague / co-worker
2. (m) mate (Br.) / buddy (Am.)

collita
n 1. (f) crop
2. (f) harvest

col·lodió
n (f) collodion

colònia
n 1. (f) colony
2. (f) cologne / eau de toilette / toilet water
3. ColòniaCologne
4. colònies (fpl) camp
Colònies d'estiu. - Summer camp.

color
n (m) colour (Br.) / color (Am.)

expr en color
colour (Br.) / color (Am.)
Foto en color. - Colour (Br.) / color (Am.) photo.
Televisor en color. - Colour (Br.) / color (Am.) television.

columna
n column

expr columna d'aigua
(f) water column

expr columna de direcció
(f) steering column

expr columna vertebral
(f) backbone / spine

colza
n (f) rapeseed

expr oli de colza
(m) rapeseed oil

com
adv like / such as / how

comandament
n 1. (m) control
2. (m) [videojoc] controller / gamepad
3. (m) [military] command
4. comandaments (mpl) military top brass / high command

expr comandament a distància
(m) remote control

expr centre de comandament
(m) command center (Am.) / command centre (Br.)

expr quadre de comandament
(m) instrument panel

comarca
n (f) district

combinació
n (f) combination

començar
v conj 1. to start / to begin
2. to start / to begin

comensal
n (m / f) diner

comentari
n 1. (m) comment
2. (m) commentary

comerç
n (m) trade / commerce

expr comerç just
(m) fair trade

comercial
adj commercial

comiat
n (m) farewell / goodbye

expr comiat de solter
(m) bachelor party (Am.) / stag do (Br.) / stag night (Br.) / stag party (Br.)

expr comiat de soltera
(m) bachelorette party (Am.) / hen night (Br.) / hen do (Br.) / hen party (Br.)

còmic
n 1. (m / f) comedian / comic / comedy actor
2. (m) comic (strip)

adj funny / comical

comissari
n (m / f) commissioner

comissió
n (f) commission

comoditat
n (f) comfort / convenience

company
n (m / f) friend / mate

expr company de classe
(m / f) classmate

expr company de feina
(m / f) work mate / colleague

comparació
n (f) comparison

compareixença
n 1. (f) appearance
2. (f) order to appear
3. (f) summons / subpoena (Am.)

comparsa
n 1. (m / f) [folk.] person taking part in a procession
2. (m / f) [film] extra
3. (f) [film] extras
4. (f) [folk.] group of people taking part in a parade or festival (who all wear the same costume)

compàs
n 1. (m) compass
2. (m) [MÚSICA] beat

compensació
n (f) compensation / offset

competent
adj 1. competent
2. suitable / appropriate

competir
v conj to compete

competitiu
adj competitive

competitivitat
n (f) competitiveness

complet
adj 1. complete
2. full

complex
n (m) complex

adj complex

expr nombre complex
(m) [MAT] complex number

complexitat
n (f) complexity

complicitat
n (f) complicity

expr mirada de complicitat
(f) complicit look

expr relació de complicitat
(f) complicit relationship

compliment
n 1. (m) fulfilment (Br.) / fulfillment (Am.)
2. (m) observance
3. (m) adherence / compliance
4. (m) compliment

component
n (m) component

comportament
n (m) behaviour (Br.) / behavior (Am.)

expr mal comportament
(m) misbehaviour (Br.) / misbehavior (Am.)

comportar
v conj to entail / to involve / to carry
Comporta un risc elevat d'infecció. - It carries a high risk of infection.
comportar-se
comportar-seto behave

composició
n (f) composition

compost
n (m) compost

compra
n 1. (f) purchase
2. (f) shopping

expr anar de compres
to go shopping

expr fer la compra
to shop / to do the shopping

comprador
n 1. shopper
2. buyer / purchaser

comprar
v conj to buy / to purchase (formal)

comprendre
v conj 1. to comprise / to include
2. to understand

comprensió
n 1. (f) comprehension / understanding
2. (f) understanding / sympathy

expr comprensió lectora
(f) reading comprehension

comptar
v conj 1. to count
2. to count
3. [~ amb] to count on

expr a comptar de
(starting) from

expr poder-se comptar amb els dits (de la mà)
to be able to count (something) on one hand

expr tenir els dies comptats (alguna cosa / algú)
(something's / somebody's) days are numbered
Windows té els dies comptats. - Windows' days are numbered.

compte
n 1. (m) account / bill
2. (m) count
3. (m) care
Vés amb compte! - Be careful!
Compte amb el gos! - Beware of the dog!

expr compte bancari
(m) bank account

expr compte corrent
(m) current account (Br.) / checking account (Am.)

expr a compte
on account

expr anar amb compte
to be careful / to take care / to beware

expr demanar comptes
To ask for an explanation

expr donar compte
to report

expr en comptes de
instead of

expr estar fora de comptes
to be due (to give birth)

expr fer comptes
to do sums

expr passar comptes
to settle up

expr perdre el compte
to lose count

expr sortir a compte
to be worthwhile

expr sortir de comptes
to be due (to give birth)

expr tenir en compte
to take into account

expr treballar pel seu compte
to be self-employed

comú
adj common

comunicació
n (f) communication

comunitat
n (f) community

expr comunitat autònoma
(f) autonomous community

conca
n 1. (f) [d'un riu, d'un mar] basin
La conca mediterrània. - The Mediterranean Basin.
La conca del riu Mississippi. - The Mississippi (River) basin.
2. (f) [d'un riu] watershed
La conca del riu Mississippi. - The Mississippi (River) watershed.

concertar
v conj to arrange / to agree to

concessionari
n 1. (m / f) concessionaire
2. (m) [venda de cotxes] dealer / dealership
Concessionari Oficial Ford. - Official Ford Dealership.

adj -
Empresa concessionària. - Concession.

conciliació
n 1. (f) conciliation / reconcilement
2. (f) settlement

conclave
n (m) conclave

concloure
v conj to conclude

concretar
v conj to specify / to make clear / to spell out

concurs
n (m) competition

condemnat
n (m / f) convict / prisoner

adj 1. convicted
2. condemned

expr condemnat a mort
(m / f) condemned (man, woman, person) / death row inmate

condició
n (f) condition

conducció
n (f) conduction

conducte
n (m) piping

conegut
n (m / f) acquaintance

adj (well) known
És ben conegut que... - It's well known that...

coneixement
n (m) knowledge / know-how

expr gestió del coneixement
(f) knowledge management

expr perdre el coneixment
to lose consciousness

conèixer
v conj 1. to know (be acquainted with)
2. to know / to be aware of
3. to know (something) / to have experienced (something)
4. to recognize

confessió
n 1. (f) confession
2. (f) denomination

expr confessió de fe
(f) confession of faith

confiança
n 1. (f) trust / confidence / assurance
2. (f) [en si mateix] self-confidence / self-assurance

configurar
v conj to configure

confluir
v conj to come together / to converge / to meet

confondre
v conj 1. to mix up / to muddle up / to mistake
2. to confuse
confondre's
1. confondre'sto get confused / to become confused
2. confondre'sto be confused (with something else)

conformitat
n 1. (f) conformity / conformance
2. (f) assent

expr de conformitat amb
in conformity with

confraria
n (f) confraternity / brotherhood

confusió
n (f) confusion

Congo
n (m) [República del ~] (Republic of the) Congo

congrés
n 1. (m) congress
2. (m) conference

expr Congrés dels Diputats
(m) Spanish lower house of parliament

conjunt
adj joint

n 1. (m) whole
2. (m) group / collection / set

conjuntament
adv together / jointly

connectar
v conj to connect

consciència
n 1. (f) conscience
2. (f) awareness

expr objector de consciència
(m) conscientious objector

conscienciar
v conj to make aware / to raise awareness
conscienciar-se
conscienciar-seto become aware / to notice

consell
n 1. (m) council
2. (m) a piece of advice / a word of advice / a tip
Consells. - Advice.

expr consell de seguretat
1. (m) security council
2. consells de seguretat (mpl) safety tips

conseller
n 1. (m / f) advisor / adviser / counsellor (Br.) / counselor (Am.)
2. (m / f) [POLIT] councillor
3. (m / f) board member
4. (m / f) (person / people) from Consell

adj relating to Consell or its people

conseqüència
n (f) outcome / result / consequence

expr (com) a conseqüència de
as a result of

expr en conseqüència
therefore

conseqüent
adj consistent / consequent

conservació
n (f) conservation

conservar
v conj to preserve

conservatori
n (m) conservatoire (Br.) / conservatory (Am.) / conservatorium (Aus.)

considerable
adj considerable

considerablement
adv considerably

considerar
v conj to consider / to contemplate

consignar
v conj 1. to allocate / to assign
2. to write down / to provide / to fill in
3. to dispatch / to ship
4. to consign
5. to deposit

consistir
v conj 1. [~ en] to consist of
2. [~ a / en] to lie in / to mean / to involve / to entail
Innovar consisteix a pensar de forma diferent. - Innovation means (or is) thinking differently.
Les activitats consisteixen a respondre una sèrie de qüestions. - The object of the activities is to respond to a series of questions.
El secret consisteix en vigilar els petits detalls. - The secret lies in paying close attention to detail.

consistori
n (m) town council

consol
n (m) consolation / solace

consolidar
v conj to consolidate

consorci
n (m) consortium

conspicu
adj conspicuous

constituir
v conj 1. to set up / to create / to establish / to constitute (formal)
2. to make up / to constitute
3. to be

construcció
n (f) construction / building

consulta
n 1. (f) consultation
2. (f) query

consultar
v conj to consult

consultiu
adj advisory / consultative

consum
n (m) consumption

expr béns de consum
(mpl) consumer goods

expr societat de consum
(f) consumer society

contacte
n (m) contact

expr posar-se en contacte (amb algú)
to contact (someone)

contagi
n (m) contagion

contar
v conj to tell / to relate / to recount

context
n (m) context

continental
adj continental

contingut
n (m) content

continu
adj 1. continual
2. continuous

continuació
n 1. (f) continuation
2. (f) sequel

expr a continuació
next

contínuament
adv continually

continuar
v conj 1. to continue
2. to continue

continuïtat
n (f) continuity

contra
prep against

n (m) con
Els pros i els contres. - The pros and cons.

expr en contra
against

expr en contra de
against
Estan en contra de la intervenció del Govern. - They are against Government intervention.

expr per contra
on the contrary

contracció
n (f) contraction

contractació
n 1. (f) hiring
2. (f) contracting

contracte
n (m) contract

adj contracted

expr contracte d'arrendament (o de lloguer)
(m) lease

expr contracte laboral (o de treball)
(m) work contract

expr contracte temporal
(m) temporary (or short-term) contract

expr renovar el contracte (d'algú)
to renew (somebody's) contract

contractista
n contractor

contrari
adj opposite

n (m) opposite / reverse

expr al contrari
on the contrary / (just) the opposite

expr al contrari de
unlike

control
n (m) control

expr control d'alcoholèmia
(m) breathalyzer test (Am.) / breathalyser test (Br.) / breath test

expr control de carretera
(m) roadblock

expr control de natalitat
(m) birth control

conveni
n (m) agreement

expr conveni col·lectiu
(m) labour (Br.) / labor (Am.) agreement

convers
n (m / f) convert

adj converted

convidar
v conj to invite

convidat
n (m / f) guest / invitee (formal)

adj invited

expr convidat d'honor
(m / f) guest of honour (Br.) / guest of honor (Am.)

convocatòria
n (f) announcement / notice / notification / summons / call

cooperació
n (f) cooperation

cop
n 1. (m) time
Un cop al dia. - Once a day.
Tres cops al dia. - Three times a day.
2. (m) blow / bang
3. (m) knock
4. (m) [ESPORT] stroke / shot / hit
5. (m) bump

expr cop d'ariet
(m) water hammer

expr cop de cap
(m) impulse / sudden decision

expr cop d'estat
(m) coup d'état

expr cop de gràcia
(m) coup de grâce

expr cop de mà
(m) hand
Donar un cop de mà a algú. - To give someone a hand.

expr cop de peu
(m) kick

expr cop de puny
(m) punch

expr cop de telèfon
(m) call / ring (Br.) / buzz (Br.)

expr cop d'ull
(m) (quick) look / glance

expr a cop de
by means of / by force of / by dint of

expr de cop
suddenly

expr de cop i volta
suddenly

copa
n 1. (f) (stem) glass
Va deixar la copa a la taula. - She left the glass on the table.
2. (f) glass / drink
Va beure una copa de vi. - She drank a glass of wine.
T'invito a una copa! - Come and have a drink with me!
3. (f) [ESPORT] [trofeu] cup
4. (f) [ESPORT] [competició] cup
5. (f) [d'un arbre] (tree)top
6. (f) cup
7. copes (fpl) cups
nota: Al món angloparlant, s'utilitza la baralla francesa.

expr anar de copes
to go for a drink / to go (out) drinking

expr fer la (or una) copa
to have a drink

còpia
n (f) copy

expr còpia de seguretat
(f) back up (copy)

coral
adj choral

n 1. (f) choir
2. (m) coral

Corea
n Korea

expr Corea del Nord
North Korea

expr Corea del Sud
South Korea

coreligionari
n (m / f) co-religionist

corona
n 1. (f) crown
2. (f) corona / (col·loq) halo
3. (f) [FIN] krona

corpulència
n (f) heftiness / largeness / corpulence (formal)

correcció
n 1. (f) correction
2. (f) correctness

expr correcció política
(f) political correctness

correfoc
n (m) Catalan celebration where participants dress as devils and dance through the streets waving giant sparklers

c corrent
adj 1. current / present
2. usual / normal
3. (aigua) running

n 1. (m) current
2. trend
3. (d'aire) draught (Br.) / draft (Am.)
4. (m) current / flow / stream

expr corrent altern
(m) alternating current

expr anar contra corrent
to go against the grain (or flow)

expr compte corrent
(m) current account (Br.) / checking account (Am.)

expr estar al corrent
to be up-to-date / to be up-to-speed

expr posar a (algú) al corrent
to bring (someone) up to date (or speed)

expr posar-se al corrent
to catch up (on)

corresponent
adj corresponding

correu
n 1. (m) post (Br.) / mail (Am.)
2. (m) [INFORM] email
3. correusRoyal Mail (Br.) / USPS (Am.) / post office

expr correu certificat
(m) recorded delivery (Br.) / certified mail (Am.)

expr correu electrònic
(m) email / e-mail

expr llista de correus
(f) poste restante

corró
n 1. (m) roller
2. (m) rolling pin

cors
n 1. (m / f) Corsican
2. (m) [LING] Corsican

adj Corsican

cort
n 1. (f) court
2. (f) [per al bestiar] pen

expr cort de porcs
(f) (pig)sty / pigpen

cos
n (m) body

expr cos negre
(m) blackbody

expr fer de cos
to have a shit (vulgar) / to take a dump (vulgar)

cosa
n (f) thing

cost
n (m) cost / price

costa
n (f) coast / shore

expr a costa de
1. at the expense of somebody or something
Durant seixanta anys els Estats Units ha perseguit l'estabilitat a l'Orient Mitjà a costa de la democràcia. - For 60 years the US pursued stability at the expense of democracy in the Middle East.
2. at somebody's expense

costar
v conj to cost

expr costi el que costi
at any price / whatever the cost / at all costs

expr costar un ull de la cara
to cost an arm and a leg / to cost a fortune / to cost a bomb

costat
n (m) side

expr al costat de
beside / next to

expr fer costat
to support

costum
n (m) habit

expr ser costum
to be customary

costura
n 1. (f) sewing
2. (f) seam

cotó
n (m) cotton

expr cotó de sucre
(m) candyfloss (Br.) / cotton candy (Am.)

cotorra
n 1. (f) par(r)akeet
2. (f) [fig.] chatterbox

creació
n (f) creation

crear
v conj to create

crèdit
n (m) credit

expr targeta de crèdit
(f) credit card

creditici
adj credit

expr perfil creditici
(m) credit rating / credit score

expr risc creditici
(m) credit risk

creditor
n (m / f) creditor

cresta
n 1. (f) summit / peak / ridge
2. (f) crest
3. (f) [ALIM] pasty (Br.)

cripsi
n (f) crypsis

criteri
n (m) criterion
Criteris. - Criteria.

cromo
n 1. (m) picture card / trading card
2. (m) [adhesiu] sticker

crònica
n (f) chronicle

expr fer crònica de
to chronicle

cronista
n (m / f) chronicler

cronologia
n 1. (f) chronology
2. (f) timeline

CSS
n (mpl) CSS

cua
n 1. (f) queue
2. (f) tail
3. (f) ponytail

expr de cua d'ull
out of the corner of your eye

expr girar cua
to turn tail

cub
n (f) cube

expr cub de gel
(m) ice cube

cultura
n (f) culture

cultural
adj cultural

curs
n 1. (m) course
2. (m) year


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