precoz
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precoz(
preh
-
kohs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (advanced)
a. precocious
La profesora percibió que el niño era precoz porque podía restar mientras los demás sólo aprendían sumar.The teacher realized the child was precocious because he was able to subtract while the others were just learning to add.
2. (too early)
a. premature
El urólogo le explicó a Juan cómo abordar la eyaculación precoz.The urologist explained to Juan how to deal with premature ejaculation.
3. (medicine)
a. early
El diagnóstico precoz del cáncer de mama permitió que Lucía recibiera su tratamiento de inmediato.The early diagnosis of breast cancer allowed Lucia to get immediate treatment.
4. (botany)
a. early
El año pasado la primavera se adelantó y pudimos disfrutar de uvas precoces.Last year the spring came early and we could enjoy early grapes.
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precoz
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. precocious
2. (lluvias, frutos)
a. early
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precoz
adjective
1 (prematuro) [+envejecimiento, calvicie, eyaculación] premature; [+diagnóstico, pronóstico] early
others:eyaculación/detección de una enfermedad
[+niño] precocious
2 (Botánica) early
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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