Inferior in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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  • to be somebody's inferior ser inferior a alguien
1. inferior (in status, quality)(to a)
inferior [ɪnˈfɪərɪəʳ]
1 (in quality, rank) [+person, status, position] inferior; [+product, work, service] de calidad inferior
to feel inferior sentirse inferior; of inferior quality de calidad inferior; to be inferior to sth/sb ser inferior a algo/algn
their products are inferior to ours
2 (Anat) (Bot) (lower) inferior
1 (inferior person) inferior (m)
She is never looked down upon and never considered an inferior.
2 (person lower in rank) inferior (m); subalternoasubalterna (m) (f);a subalterna
He complained of the slackness and stupidity of his inferiors.
1. bottom (de abajo)
  • la mitad inferior the bottom o lower half
  • la parte inferior (de algo) the bottom (of something)
2. lower (menor) (a than)
  • temperaturas inferiores a diez grados temperatures lower than o below ten degrees
  • una cifra inferior a cien a figure under o below one hundred
3. inferior (peor) (a to)
  • es inferior a la media it's below average
masculine or feminine noun
4. inferior
  • trata con desprecio a sus inferiores he treats those beneath him with contempt
1 (en el espacio) lower
la parte inferior the lower part; las extremidades inferiores the lower limbs; labio inferior bottom o lower lip; el piso inferior del edificio the ground floor of the building; el apartamento inferior al mío the flat below mine
2 (en categoría, jerarquía) inferior
de calidad inferior of inferior quality; inferior; los organismos inferiores de la creación the lower forms of life; están en un puesto inferior al nuestro en la liga they're just below us in the league; en una posición inferior en la lista further down the list; le es inferior en talento he is inferior to him in talent; tú no eres inferior a nadie you're as good as anyone else
3 (con cantidades, números) lower
sacó una nota inferior a la esperada he got a lower mark than expected; temperaturas inferiores a los 20° temperatures lower than 20°; temperatures below 20°; renta per cápita inferior a la media per capita income lower than o below the average; cualquier número inferior a nueve any number under o below o less than nine; ingresos inferiores a los dos millones income below two million; la cantidad de personas fue inferior a la del año pasado there were fewer people than last year
habla con mucho respeto a sus inferiores he's very respectful to his subordinates
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