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Spanish translation of “prime”

prime

adjective /praim/
first or most important
primer, primero
the prime minister a matter of prime importance.
best
óptimo, perfecto
in prime condition.
primary adjective first or most important His primary concern is his family. of the first level or stage
primario
a primary school.
primarily /praiˈmerəli/ adverb chiefly; in the first place
principalmente; en primer lugar
I wrote the play primarily as a protest, and only secondarily as entertainment.
primary colours noun plural ( primary colors) (of pigments, but not of light) those colours from which all others can be made, ie red, blue and yellow.
colores primarios
primary language noun (linguistics ) the language which someone learns from birth; first language, mother tongue
Lengua Nativa
the primary languages of the African countries.
primary school noun (in the UK) a school for children between the ages of 4 and 11
Colegió Primario
(also adjective) a primary school teacher.
prime minister noun the chief minister of a government.
primer ministro
prime number noun (mathematics ) a number that can only be divided without a remainder by itself and 1, eg 3, 5, 7, 31.
número primo
prime time noun the evening hours, the time when most viewers are watching television
horas de máxima audiencia
The programme will be broadcast during prime time.
(Definition of prime from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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