primar

primar(
pree
-
mahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to predominate; frequently used with "sobre")
a. to take precedence over
El bienestar y la seguridad de los alumnos priman sobre cualquier otro interés.The well-being and safety of the students take precedence over any other concern.
b. to predominate
Si bien hay muchos idiomas oficiales, el que prima es el inglés.Although there are many official languages, English is the one that predominates.
c. to have priority over
¿En serio crees que el dinero prima sobre el amor?Do you really think that money has priority over love?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (sports)
a. to give a bonus to
Primarán a los jugadores del Real Madrid si ganan el próximo partido contra el Barcerlona.They'll give a bonus to the Real Madrid players if they win the next game against Barcelona.
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primar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a. to have priority
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. to give a bonus to
primar
intransitive verb
(predominar)
una zona en la que prima la actividad comercial an area in which commercial activity predominates; en el acuerdo bilateral prima la cooperación militar military cooperation is key to the bilateral agreement; en sus diseños prima la elegancia elegance is the keynote in his designs; primar sobre algo to take precedence over sth; have priority over sth; el materialismo prima sobre la espiritualidad materialism takes precedence over spirituality
transitive verb
(Dep) to give a bonus to
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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