Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Equivalente" is an adjective which is often translated as "equivalent", and "antecedente" is an adjective which is often translated as "previous". Learn more about the difference between "equivalente" and "antecedente" below.
equivalente(
eh
-
kee
-
bah
-
lehn
-
teh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (same)
a. equivalent
El precio equivalente en dólares es de $150.The equivalent price in dollars is $150.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (equal)
a. equivalent
El equivalente a un metro son 100 centímetros.The equivalent to one meter is 100 centimeters.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
antecedente(
ahn
-
teh
-
seh
-
dehn
-
teh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (prior)
a. previous
El tercer párrafo de tu composición contradice lo que escribiste en el párrafo antecedente.The third paragraph of your essay contradicts what you wrote in the previous paragraph.
b. preceding
Para la tarea, tengo que explicar los eventos antecedentes a la Segunda Guerra Mundial.For homework, I have to explain the events preceding the Second World War.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (previous case)
a. precedent
No existen antecedentes de crímenes violentos en nuestro vecindario.There is no precedent of violent crime in our neighborhood.
b. history
Ella no sabía que su novio tenía antecedentes por violencia familiar.She didn't know her boyfriend had a history of family violence.
3. (mathematics)
a. antecedent
Hoy aprendí que el primer término de una razón se llama antecedente.Today I learned that the first term in a ratio is called the antecedent.
4. (grammar)
a. antecedent
En la frase "Ana ama a su perro", "Ana" es el antecedente del pronombre "su".In the phrase "Ana loves her dog", "Ana" is the antecedent of the pronoun "her".
5. (philosophy)
a. antecedent
Si el antecedente es verdadero y el consecuente es falso, entonces el argumento es falso.if the antecedent is true and the consequent is false, then the statement is false.
antecedentes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (background information)
a. record
El juez solicitó una copia de los antecedentes criminales del acusado.The judge requested a copy of the accused's criminal record.
b. background
Necesitamos evaluar tus antecedentes familiares, antes de aceptarte en el club.We need to evaluate your family background, before we admit you to the club.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS