Preciso in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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preciso, -a
adjective
1. precise (determinado, conciso)
2. (necesario)
  • ser preciso, -a (para algo/hacer algo) to be necessary (for something/to do something)
  • es preciso, -a que vengas you must come
preciso
adjective
1 (exacto) precise
una descripción precisa a precise description
el avión se deslizaba con movimientos muy precisos
hemos recibido instrucciones precisas we have received precise instructions; un reloj muy preciso a very precise o accurate watch
2 (justo)
en aquel preciso momento at that precise o very moment; tengo el tiempo preciso para comer y ducharme I have just enough time to eat and shower
3 (necesario) necessary
las cualidades precisas the necessary qualities; cuando sea preciso when it becomes necessary; si es preciso iré yo mismo I'll go by myself if necessary; es preciso tener coche it is essential to have a car; es preciso que lo hagas you must do it; no es preciso que vengas there's no need for you to come
ser un Don Preciso (S. Cone) to believe o.s. to be indispensable
4 [+estilo, lenguaje] concise
5 (Caribe) [+persona] conceited
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