precedent

precedent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (similar past action)
a. el precedente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
These vicious acts are without precedent.Estos actos atroces no tienen precedentes.
2. (standard)
a. el precedente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The government set a dangerous precedent when it agreed to negotiate with terrorists.El gobierno sentó un precedente peligroso al aceptar negociar con terroristas.
3. (traditional way)
a. la tradición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Susie broke with precedent and refused to wear her mother's wedding dress.Susie rompió con la tradición y se negó a usar el vestido de novia de su madre.
4. (legal)
a. la jurisprudencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
In some countries, the legal system is not based on precedent but on codes.En algunos países, el sistema legal no se basa en la jurisprudencia sino en códigos.
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precedent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el precedente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
to create or set a precedentsentar (un) precedente
without precedentsin precedentes
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precedent [ˈpresɪdənt]
noun
precedente (m); also (Jur)
according to precedent de acuerdo con los precedentes; against all precedent contra todos los precedentes; without precedent sin precedentes; to break with precedent romper con todo precedente; to establish or set a precedent (for sth) sentar un precedente (para algo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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