Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “premature”


adjective /preməˈtʃuə, (American) priː-/
happening etc before the right or expected time
a premature birth The baby was three weeks premature.
prematurely adverb
The baby was born prematurely.
(Definition of premature from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “premature” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More