prima

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prima(
pree
-
mah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (relative)
a. cousin
Tengo una foto de mi abuelo bailando conmigo en la boda de mi prima.I have a photo of my grandfather dancing with me at my cousin's wedding.
2. (incentive)
a. bonus
Recibo una prima anual de mi compañía.I receive an annual bonus from my company.
3. (insurance)
a. premium
El asegurado paga la prima a la aseguradora.The premium is paid by the insured party to the insurer.
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prima
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (paga extra)
a. bonus
2. (de seguro)
a. premium
prima de riesgorisk premium
3. (subvención)
a. subsidy
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prima
1 [de seguro] premium
2 (gratificación) bonus
prima a la producción prima de incentivo incentive bonus
prima de peligrosidad danger money
prima por trabajos peligrosos
prima de productividad productivity bonus
Dar [primas por productividad,] o el famoso [sobre azul,] era lo habitual en la década de los sesenta y principios de los setenta.
prima por coste de la vida cost of living bonus
3 (Religión) prime
4 (S. Cone)
bajar la prima to moderate one's language; subir la prima to use strong language
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