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"Untimely" is an adjective which is often translated as "inoportuno", and "premature" is an adjective which is often translated as "prematuro". Learn more about the difference between "untimely" and "premature" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (at the wrong time)
a. inoportuno
The couple suddenly realized that the announcement of their engagement was somewhat untimely.La pareja de repente se dio cuenta de que la noticia de su compromiso era algo inoportuna.
b. intempestivo
Fernanda's untimely arrival at the house made Wendy aware of the affair.La llegada intempestiva de Fernanda a la casa hizo que Wendy se diera cuenta de la aventura.
2. (too soon)
a. prematuro
Peter's untimely death left his children with the house.La muerte prematura de Peter dejó la casa en manos de sus hijos.
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premature
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (born too early)
a. prematuro
The doctors were concerned about the premature baby's health.Los doctores se preocuparon por la salud del bebé prematuro.
2. (occurring too early)
a. precoz
My brother spoke with a urologist to treat his premature ejaculation.Mi hermano habló con un urólogo para tratar su eyaculación precoz.
b. prematuro
Your decision to drop out of university after just two months seems premature.Tu decisión de abandonar la universidad después de solo dos meses parece prematura.
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