precedente

precedente(
preh
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seh
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dehn
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teh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (foregoing)
a. previous
Analicemos otra vez el ejemplo expuesto en las páginas precedentes.Let's analyze again the example referred in the previous pages.
b. preceding
Los bosques son un legado de las generaciones precedentes a la actual.Forests are a legacy from the preceding generations to the present one.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (prior instance)
a. precedent
Controlar la epidemia con éxito estableció un precedente en cuanto a opciones de tratamiento en el futuro.Successfully controlling the epidemic established a precedent for future treatment options.
3. (legal)
a. precedent
El fallo de un juez federal en 1926 sentó un precedente para la sentencia que el juez emitió hoy.A federal judge's ruling in 1926 set a precedent for the ruling the judge issued today.
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precedente
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. previous, preceding
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (general)
a. precedent
sentar precedenteto set a precedent
sin precedentesunprecedented
precedente
adjective
preceding; previous; foregoing (formal)
cada uno mejor que el precedente each one better than the one before
precedent
de acuerdo con el precedente according to precedent
contra todos los precedentes
establecer o sentar un precedente to set a precedent; sin precedente(s) (sin antecedentes) unprecedented; without precedent; (sin igual) unparalleled; sin que sirva de precedente just this once
Pero, por una vez y sin que sirva de precedente, dentro de este lote había un toro boyantito
por primera vez y sin que sirva de precedente, voy a seguir tu consejo just this once, I'll follow your advice
te dejo el coche, pero sin que sirva de precedente por primera vez y sin que sirva de precedente, estamos de acuerdo en algo
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