precarious

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (uncertain)
a. precario
With the recent wave of layoffs, my job is starting to seem more and more precarious.Con la oleada reciente de despidos, mi puesto parece cada vez más precario.
2. (dangerous)
a. precario
I don't understand why you'd choose the precarious life of a police officer.No entiendo por qué escogerías la vida precaria de un policía.
3. (lacking foundation)
a. precario
You can't base the entirety of your dissertation on such precarious generalizations.No puedes basar toda tu disertación en generalizaciones tan precarias.
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precarious
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. precario(a)
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
precarious [prɪˈkɛərɪəs]
adjective
[+health, position] precario
they are in a precarious financial situation se hallan en una situación económica precaria; it could upset the precarious balance of the peace negotiations podría alterar el precario equilibrio de las negociaciones de paz
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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