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Translation of "rather" - English-Spanish dictionary

rather

adverb   /ˈrɑː·ðər/
rather than
B1 instead of en lugar de He saw his music as a hobby rather than a career.
would rather
B1 If you would rather do something, you would prefer to do that thing. se usa para expresar una preferencia I’d much rather go out for dinner than stay at home and watch TV.
B1 mainly UK slightly un tanto I find her books rather dull.
used to change something you have just said and make it more correct más bien The music, or rather noise, from the party upstairs went on all night.
(Definition of rather from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

rather

adverb /ˈraːθə/
to a certain extent; slightly; a little bastante; más bien, un tanto, un poco, algo He’s rather nice That’s a rather silly question / rather a silly question I’ve eaten rather more than I should have.
more willingly; preferably antes que, mejor… que… I’d rather do it now than later Can we do it now rather than tomorrow? I’d rather not do it at all I would/had rather you didn’t do that Wouldn’t you rather have this one? I’d resign rather than do that.
more exactly; more correctly más bien, para ser más precisos He agreed, or rather he didn’t disagree One could say he was foolish rather than wicked.
(Definition of rather from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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