(n.) = stagecoach. Ex: The town of Wexler was hacked out of the wilderness, and for many years it stood alone in the forest, a halting place in the long stagecoach journey from eastern localities to the unknown West. ---- * asaltar una diligencia = rob + a stagecoach. * asalto a diligencia = stagecoach robbery. (n.) = diligence ; industry. Ex: If these guidelines are not adhered to with due care and diligence, financial damage to the library can result = Si no se siguen estas directrices con el debido cuidado y atención, el resultado puede ser que la biblioteca sufra daños económicos. Ex: In fact, the terms of the contrast are highly ambivalent: order vs. anarchy, liberty vs. despotism, or industry vs. sloth, and also dissimulation vs. honesty. ---- * con diligencia = sedulously ; industriously ; studiously. * con mucha diligencia = diligently. (n.) = charge ; proceeding ; legal proceedings. Ex: No less prestigious an authority than a Royal Commission was appointed to inquire into the charges brought against the man principally responsible for that volume. Ex: Enter the official proceedings and records of criminal trial, impeachment, courts-martial, etc., under the heading for the person or body prosecuted. Ex: In 1900, a 'Public Libraries Bill' was passed containing a provision exempting library managers and authorities from legal proceedings for libel. ---- * instruir diligencias = institute + proceedings. * instruir una diligencia = deliver + charge.