previo
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previo(
preh
-
byoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (preceding)
a. prior
El ejercicio previo al examen fue muy difícil de resolver.The exercise prior to the exam was very hard to complete.
b. previous
La semana previa al viaje nos enteramos de que estaba embarazada.The week previous to the trip we found that I was pregnant.
c. preliminary
El artista no estaba nervioso en el ensayo previo antes del concierto.The artist wasn't nervous in the preliminary rehearsal before the concert.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (cinema)
a. playback
Los técnicos de sonido grabaron el previo en pocos días.The sound engineers recorded the playback in a few days.
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previo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. prior
previo pago de multaon payment of a fine
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (cinema)
a. prescoring, playback
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previo
adjective
1 (anterior) [+experiencia, programa, conocimiento] previous; [+examen] preliminary; [+compromiso] prior
sin previo aviso without prior warning; autorización previa prior authorization; prior permission
2
previo a before; prior to
el período previo a las elecciones piden que levante el bloqueo económico impuesto a Macedonia, como paso previo a una negociación bilateral
3 [+idea] preconceived; received
preposition
(tras)
previo acuerdo de los otros
previo acuerdo de todas las partes afectadas subject to the agreement of all interested parties; previo pago de los derechos on payment of the fees; "previa cita" "by appointment only"; "appointment required"
consulta previa cita
(Cine) playback
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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sin previo aviso
without prior warning
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