Translation of "precious" - English-Spanish dictionary

precious

adjective uk /ˈpreʃ·əs/ us /ˈpreʃ·əs/

very important to you

preciado
His books are his most precious possessions.

very valuable

precioso, de gran valor
a precious metal

(Translation of “precious” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

precious

adjective /ˈpreʃəs/

of great value

precioso
precious jewels.
precious metal noun

a valuable metal such as gold, silver, or platinum.

metal precioso
precious stone noun

a jewel; a gem

piedra preciosa
diamonds, emeralds, and other precious stones.
precious few/little

very few/little

muy poco
I’ve precious little money left.

(Translation of “precious” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)