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capricho {noun}

capricho {m} (also: antojo, humorada)

whim {noun}

Las sustancias, por supuesto, no se deben incluir en la lista por puro capricho.

Substances must not, of course, be included in such a list on a mere whim.

Si se trata de un juego, de un capricho, es posible decir nada, pero todo sigue como antes.

If it is a game, a whim, you can say no, but it is business as usual.

Centrémonos en los problemas de derechos humanos reales, no en el capricho político.

Let us focus on real human rights problems, not political whim.

Con una política energética desunida dependemos del capricho político del monopolio estatal de un país.

With a disunited energy policy, we depend on the political whim of one country’ s state monopoly.

Con una política energética desunida dependemos del capricho político del monopolio estatal de un país.

With a disunited energy policy, we depend on the political whim of one country’s state monopoly.

capricho {m} (also: antojo)

fancy {noun}

La respuesta es que la Comisión no ha propuesto arbitrariamente dichos aranceles por simple capricho, sino porque ha habido una queja.

The answer is that these duties are not just arbitrarily proposed because the Commission thinks that it is a fancy thing to do, but because of a complaint made.

capricho {m} (also: disparate)

folly {noun}

capricho {m} (also: antojo, humorada)

caprice {noun}

capricho {m} (also: antojo)

whimsy {noun}
crotchet {noun}
capriccio {noun}
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¿Vais a construir por mero capricho altares [idólatras] en cada cima,

I ask of you no fee for it; my wage is only the concern of the Lord of the Worlds.

Ahora el señor Blair quiere implicar a la nación británica en otra mentira y otro capricho.

Now Mr Blair wants to embroil the British nation in yet another lie and fantasy.

Sin embargo, por encima de todo no olvidemos que no se nos solicita esa información solamente por capricho.

However, let us, above all, not forget that they are not asking for information just for kicks.

No olvidemos que la élite política de Turkmenistán también está sometida al capricho de Turkmenbashi Niyazov.

In the final analysis, Turkmenistan's political leaders are just as much at the mercy of Turkmenbashi Niyazov.

No olvidemos que la élite política de Turkmenistán también está sometida al capricho de Turkmenbashi Niyazov.

In the final analysis, Turkmenistan' s political leaders are just as much at the mercy of Turkmenbashi Niyazov.

Por tanto, desearía señalar que Eslovenia no saca a colación que los documentos de Croacia no son creíbles por capricho.

Therefore, I would like to point out that Slovenia is not being capricious in mentioning that Croatia's documents are not credible.

ni habla por capricho:

Nor does he speak out of (his own) desire.

No quisiera que se creyera que es un capricho que sólo pertenece a un hemisferio cerebral o, en todo caso, político.

I should not like people to think that it is a peculiar form of madness affecting only one side of the brain or indeed one side of the House.

La razón de ello es que la investigación no es un capricho, sino una necesidad que garantiza la competitividad de la economía europea a escala mundial.

The reason for this is that research is not a fad, but a necessity which guarantees the European economy's competitiveness at a global level.

La inclusión de condiciones mínimas para el desarrollo del tráfico aéreo, tanto desde el punto de vista espacial como medioambiental, no es un capricho.

It is not an unnecessary exercise to indicate the pre-conditions within which aviation should function, both in terms of space and the environment.

Señorías, hoy he tenido en cierto modo la impresión de que parecía como si la Sra. Haug hubiese elaborado el informe para satisfacer un capricho personal.

Ladies and gentlemen, I rather got the impression today that you thought Mrs Haug had drawn up this report largely for her own amusement.

La negativa a emitir un dictamen me lleva a pensar en un niño caprichoso al que no le consienten el capricho y por eso rechaza enfadado todo lo que le dan.

Refusing to give one's opinion reminds me of a petulant child which does not get what it wants, and therefore pushes aside everything it does get.

De lo contrario, al capricho de los plazos electorales, unas mayorías circunstanciales podrían elegir como cabeza de turco a uno u otro comisario.

Otherwise, whoever had a majority at any given time could choose whichever Commissioner they liked as a whipping boy to fit in with their electoral calendar.

Subrayo esto porque Montenegro siempre se rechaza equivocadamente como ejemplo de territorio diminuto y superfluo que un buen día se hizo independiente por un capricho del destino.

I stress this because Montenegro is always wrongly dismissed as an example of a superfluous tiny land that suddenly found itself independent by a quirk of fate.

Las primeras impresiones del ponente del Consejo de Europa, Dick Marty, nos reafirman en la convicción de que una investigación por nuestra parte no es, a buen seguro, un capricho.

There is currently insufficient information available to assume that nothing is wrong, but the European Parliament also has its own responsibility.

Las primeras impresiones del ponente del Consejo de Europa, Dick Marty, nos reafirman en la convicción de que una investigación por nuestra parte no es, a buen seguro, un capricho.

The first impressions gleaned by the Council of Europe’s rapporteur, Dick Marty, strengthen us in the belief that an inquiry of our own is certainly not a luxury.

Pero debo oponerme a las técnicas utilizadas, puesto que mezclan los conceptos y corren el peligro de crear un precedente que podría ser utilizado al capricho de las emergencias presupuestarias.

But I must oppose the techniques used as they mix up types and risk the setting of a precedent that might be used to deal with budgetary emergencies.

Cuando los Jefes de Estado y de Gobierno han mostrado en determinados campos una actitud ponderada, han hecho uso de su derecho de veto tras largas horas de negociaciones no por gusto o capricho.

The heads of state and government may have exercised restraint in certain areas, but at least they did not use their right of veto after long hours of negotiation just for the heck of it.
 

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