Translation of supply in Spanish:


suministro, n.

Pronunciation /səˈplaɪ/ /səˈplʌɪ/

See Spanish definition of suministro

nounplural supplies

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    suministro masculine
    (route/ship) (before noun) de abastecimiento
    the supply of goods and services el suministro / la provisión de productos y servicios
    • to cut off the water/electricity supply cortar el suministro de agua/electricidad
    • the supply of blood to the brain el riego sanguíneo del cerebro
    • We know that producers will offer more supply at a higher price than a lower price, and we know that more consumers will buy more at a lower price than a higher price.
    • In the short term, at least, demand for service is far outpacing supply.
    • He believes that fewer apartments will now be built in areas with a surplus of supply.
    • Sustainable alternatives should offer both security of supply and cost benefits.
    • However, demand for assisted housing always outstripped the limited supply.
    • It would depend on the supply of stocks available and how many targets they have to hit.
    • Yesterday my neighbours made an extra trip to the supermarket, stocking up on extra supplies of bottled water and canned food, ‘just in case the worst happens’.
    • He added that while the store had ordered extra supplies of bottled water, he had not seen any other unusual related sales trends.
    • Historically, surface water has been available for water supplies.
    • Local residents have expressed fears that the mudslide could affect water supplies and fish stocks, and could also threaten homes.
    • Many large municipal drinking water supplies are fluoridated to an optimal level of 1 part per million (ppm).
    • There they dried off and set about to use their fishing net to replenish their dwindling food supply.
    • On the one hand, they must secure a plentiful supply of food from the ocean.
    • Similarly, we can see the world's oil supply being exhausted too.
    • Since the third day of the war the city's electricity supply has been out of action.
    • The crowd around the medical supplies dwindled again as I made my stand.
    • Muscle is probably spared the harmful effects of substances injected into it because of its abundant blood supply.
    • Your body actually runs well on a steady fuel supply throughout the day.
    • The future looked dismal due to the lack of spare tires and a dwindling oxygen supply.
    • In addition, there is an endless supply of very cheap labour.
    • What she witnessed convinced her that the poor were being manipulated into producing an endless supply of cheap labour.
    • While we never felt cheated in any way, it was slightly alarming how quickly our money supply dwindled.
    • In addition, agglomeration forces are generally associated with an abundant supply of skilled labor.
    • The US presently consumes more than 80 percent of the world's supply of these drugs.
    • There are other ways of managing the labour supply.
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    (stock, store)
    food supplies are running low se están agotando las provisiones / los víveres
    • we need fresh supplies of paper tenemos que pedir una nueva remesa de papel
    • you'll need a good supply of books te hará falta una buena cantidad de libros
    • we only have a month's supply of coal left solo nos queda carbón para un mes
    • office supplies material de oficina
    • she has an endless supply of patience/jokes tiene una paciencia inagotable/un repertorio interminable de chistes
    • All necessary injection equipment and supplies are provided for each client in an injection room, as well as the means for disposal.
    • The bulk of USASOC's planning is making sure the right people with the right equipment and necessary supplies are at the right place at the right time.
    • There are too few phone lines, my medical records are in boxes, and all but the most necessary equipment and supplies are in storage.
    • The runners will have to carry their own food, basic medical supplies and emergency equipment such as a compass in case they get lost.
    • The money was used for the provision of medical supplies and equipment.
    • There are a half dozen or so documents that authorize unit personnel, equipment, and supplies for Army forces.
    • It was a long, hard slog to the top, which took us around five hours, mainly because we were all heavily loaded up with the extra survival equipment and food supplies.
    • There were several boxes of equipment, medical supplies, and field rations.
    • I have a small gallery area, a space for customers to make their selections and a work room with equipment, supplies and materials.
    • Being mostly a merchant colony, Rancha only provided food and supplies to the two armies.
    • This means my kit has supplies and equipment to handle local emergencies as well as the extremes found in the mountains and desert.
    • We demand fuel, food and the necessary supplies to carry on our journey.
    • That money is used mainly for plane fares, bags of oatmeal-based food supplements, camping equipment and medical supplies.
    • I myself had a dialogue with the wagon manufacturers and impressed upon them the necessity to expedite supplies.
    • A regional army coordinates and manages the transportation of equipment and supplies within its area of responsibility.
    • A cargo ship successfully docked with the international space station yesterday, delivering supplies and equipment for its US and Russian crew.
    • The huge transports bring in troops, supplies, equipment, food, water, ammunition, fuel and medicine.
    • Following this army north was a huge train of equipment and supplies, which included weaponry, siege engines, food and wine.
    • The funds will be used to buy necessary relief/medical supplies, rebuilding materials and other items needed by the families left without homes.
    • Throughout the health center, locked storage space that protects supplies and equipment from the elements and camp critters is well worth the investment.

transitive verb supplies, supplying, supplied

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    • 1.1(provide, furnish)

      (electricity/gas) suministrar
      (goods) suministrar
      (goods) abastecer de
      (goods) proveer de
      (evidence/information) proporcionar
      (evidence/information) facilitar
      they supply machinery to the industry proveen de / suministran maquinaria a la industria
      • you cook and I'll supply the wine tú haces la comida y yo pongo el vino
      • Rupert supplied the comic relief Rupert dio / aportó el toque humorístico que relajó la tensión
      • The crux of the matter is the lack of information supplied by the company, analysts said.
      • Horne pointed out that the test's publishers supplied the only research available on the test.
      • Buckets for daffodils are available if you can supply daffodils.
      • A special thank you also to the parents who supplied the many refreshments available on the day and who made sure that every child and parent was well looked after.
      • A database of famous people throughout history is available to supply one or both of the birth dates for comparison.
      • The majority are supplied directly by the manufacturers, which now stock a lot of the best kit.
      • The company employs local people and ingredients for the products are also supplied locally.
      • There are also huge price differences between Ireland and Spain for branded drugs supplied by the same pharmaceutical companies.
      • The residents could not supply all the food and potable water the soldiers needed.
      • The partnership can also supply crime prevention information to the elderly.
      • Today, however, no set of informants can supply all the information we seek.
      • Although the company deals mainly with the commercial sector, they will also supply green electricity to residential clients.
      • At night, when the house needs more power, the utility company supplies electricity.
      • Bread and water are supplied free of cost to the devotees.
      • The first to feel the effects of the slowdown in company investment were high-tech firms who supply equipment to companies.
      • Although several vendors supply excellent equipment for gross and microscopic imaging, these are expensive and often difficult to use.
      • All of this equipment is typically supplied by different vendors.
      • We supply what the consumer demands whether or not it is good for that consumer.
      • I suppose that the documents were supplied in paper form, with the omitted sections blacked out.
      • Later, as a sweatshop, it had supplied clothing and blankets to hospitals.

    • 1.2

      (retailer/manufacturer) abastecer
      to supply sb with sth proveer a algn de algo
      abastecer a algn de algo
      suministrarle algo a algn
      facilitarle / proporcionarle algo a algn

      • they supplied us with everything we needed
      • they supply us with the raw materials
      • we can supply you with glasses for your party
      • to supply the army with provisions
      • they are not supplied with running water
      • It is as if by divine providence that I am supplied educational material just when I need it the most.
      • You could also help us by monetary contributions, or by supplying us postal stamps which we can use to send the book to more and more people.
      • The inactive passers-by will hopefully have made a contribution by supplying the police with good descriptions of the raiders.
      • The Turkish prime minister supplies us with an answer when he pops up with a foreword to the catalogue, in which he turns briskly to Turkey's hopes for entry into the European Union.
      • Currently it supplies the Ministry of Defence in Britain and the US Central Intelligence Agency.
      • They were not advised that they risked losing their grants nor were they supplied with information or reasons for cancellations.
      • I have read his press statement, which he kindly supplied me with.

  • 2 formal

    (demand/need) satisfacer
    (deficiency) suplir
    to supply the shortfall reparar el déficit
    • Three thousand donations are required weekly to supply the demand.
    • In the last three years there has been a 30 per cent increase in potting efforts, with virtually the entire local fleet now supplying the demand of processors in France, Spain and Ireland.
    • What's going on here is a seemingly great solution for supplying a demand.
    • My only question is, are there enough coffee farmers using sustainable practices to supply this new demand?
    • There is no slow-down in Tubbercurry for new houses and builders can't build them quick enough to supply the demand.
    • The current pipe work cannot supply the calculated demand with the minimum working pressure at each house for most of the members.
    • They produce a top-quality product for which there is a niche market and it is great the local people can supply this special demand.
    • It is supplying the milk requirements of more than 90 processors and manufacturers in the region.
    • The nation's current work force of scientific and technological specialists is unable to supply the pressing demand.
    • After that time, civil unrest outstripped the ability of smiths to supply the demand.
    • Both the gas tungsten arc and the gas metal arc processes supply this requirement.
    • The refinery supplies about 15 percent of South Africa's fuel requirements.
    • I'm cynical of the claims that the Westmill wind farm could supply the power needs of Faringdon.
    • A proposed wind farm consisting of ten wind turbines will supply the electricity needs of more than 20,000 homes.
    • The company's portfolio is now the biggest in the UK and is capable of supplying the needs of more than 100,000 homes.
    • One wind turbine can supply the electricity needs of more than 650 homes and cuts the amount of harmful greenhouse gases in the environment.
    • Large gardens can accommodate several lemon trees, but a single tree will probably supply the needs of an average family.
    • By 1943, the crisis in depleted fuel reserves was such that only three weeks' worth of coal was left to supply the nation's needs.
    • It works against the local producers trying to supply local needs.
    • The government has enough to supply the needs of the American public.