Translation of "precipice" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈpres.ɪ.pɪs/ us

a very steep side of a cliff or a mountain

The film opens with a shot of a climber dangling from a precipice.

a dangerous situation that could lead to harm or failure

borde del abismo
This latest tax increase may push many small companies over the financial precipice.

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


noun /ˈpresipis/

a steep cliff

He climbed up the 2,000-foot precipice.
precipitous /priˈsipitəs/ adjective

very steep

a precipitous drop in the value of the dollar.

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