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Translation of "precious" - English-Spanish dictionary

precious

adjective   /ˈpreʃ·əs/
very important to you preciado His books are his most precious possessions.
very valuable precioso, de gran valor a precious metal
(Definition 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.
(Definition of precious from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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