preciso


preciso
adj.
1 precise, accurate, correct, exact.
2 precise, demanding great precision, persnickety, probing.
3 necessary, required.
4 exact, meticulous.
5 accurate, precise.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: precisar.
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preciso
adjetivo
1 precise, exact, accurate
2 (necesario) necessary
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FRASEOLOGÍA
en el preciso momento que at the precise moment that, just as
ser preciso to be necessary, be essential
es preciso que acabes ya you must finish now
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(f. - precisa)
adj.
1) necessary
2) accurate, precise
3) exact
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ADJ
1) (=exacto) precise

una descripción precisa — a precise description

hemos recibido instrucciones precisas — we have received precise instructions

un reloj muy preciso — a very precise o accurate watch

2) (=justo)

en aquel preciso momento — at that precise o very moment

tengo el tiempo preciso para comer y ducharme — I have just enough time to eat and shower

3) (=necesario) necessary

las cualidades precisas — the necessary qualities

cuando sea preciso — when it becomes necessary

si es preciso iré yo mismo — I'll go by myself if necessary

es preciso tener coche — it is essential to have a car

es preciso que lo hagas — you must do it

no es preciso que vengas — there's no need for you to come

4) [estilo, lenguaje] concise
5) Caribe [persona] conceited
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-sa adjetivo
1)
a) (exacto, claro) precise

¿me puede dar datos más precisos? — can you give me more detailed information

b) (delante del n) (como intensificador) very

en este preciso momento — right now, this very minute

en el preciso momento en que salía — just as he was going out

en este preciso lugar — in this very spot

2) (necesario) necessary

si es preciso — if necessary, if need be

ser preciso + INF — to be necessary to + inf

no es preciso entregarlo hoy — it doesn't have to be handed in today

fue preciso darle un sedante — he had to be given a sedative

es preciso que la veas — you must see her

no es preciso que vayamos todos — there's no need for all of us to go

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= accurate, precise, sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], strict [stricter -comp., strictest -sup.], undeviating, coextensive [co-extensive].
Ex. An abstract is a concise and accurate representation of the contents of a document, in a style similar to that of the original document.
Ex. This planning phase involves moving from a vague impression that a thesaurus might be useful to a fairly precise profile for the thesaurus.
Ex. 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
Ex. This may lead to deviations from the strict and most obvious alphabetical sequence.
Ex. Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
Ex. Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
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* de forma precisa = precisely.
* de manera precisa = precisely.
* el momento preciso = the point in time at which.
* hacer más preciso = tightening up.
* muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
* regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
* ser demasiado preciso = put + too fine a point on, split + hairs.
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-sa adjetivo
1)
a) (exacto, claro) precise

¿me puede dar datos más precisos? — can you give me more detailed information

b) (delante del n) (como intensificador) very

en este preciso momento — right now, this very minute

en el preciso momento en que salía — just as he was going out

en este preciso lugar — in this very spot

2) (necesario) necessary

si es preciso — if necessary, if need be

ser preciso + INF — to be necessary to + inf

no es preciso entregarlo hoy — it doesn't have to be handed in today

fue preciso darle un sedante — he had to be given a sedative

es preciso que la veas — you must see her

no es preciso que vayamos todos — there's no need for all of us to go

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= accurate, precise, sharp [sharper -comp., sharpest -sup.], strict [stricter -comp., strictest -sup.], undeviating, coextensive [co-extensive].

Ex: An abstract is a concise and accurate representation of the contents of a document, in a style similar to that of the original document.

Ex: This planning phase involves moving from a vague impression that a thesaurus might be useful to a fairly precise profile for the thesaurus.
Ex: 'I'll give it more thought,' she said with a sharp frown, resuming her former posture.
Ex: This may lead to deviations from the strict and most obvious alphabetical sequence.
Ex: Happily the rules of quasi-facsimile are easily mastered; what is difficult is to observe them with scrupulous, undeviating accuracy.
Ex: Bibliographies in general are also retrieval devices; the difference here is that the bibliography is not coextensive with the stock of the library it may omit items in stock and include others not in stock.
* de forma precisa = precisely.
* de manera precisa = precisely.
* el momento preciso = the point in time at which.
* hacer más preciso = tightening up.
* muy preciso = much needed [much-needed].
* regla muy precisa = finely graduated scale.
* ser demasiado preciso = put + too fine a point on, split + hairs.

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preciso -sa
adjective
A
1 (exacto, detallado) precise
¿me puede dar datos más precisos? can you give me more detailed information o more precise details?
necesitamos instrucciones más precisas we need more precise o more accurate o clearer instructions
se expresó con un lenguaje preciso y llano he expressed himself in precise, simple terms
2 (delante del n) (como intensificador) very
¿tiene que ser en este preciso momento? does it have to be right this minute? o right now? o this very minute?
en el preciso momento en que salía just as he was going out
en este preciso lugar in this very spot
3
(Col fam) (seguro): preciso que salgo y suena el teléfono I bet the phone rings as soon as I go out (colloq)
B (necesario) necessary
si es preciso se pide un préstamo if necessary we can ask for a loan
si es preciso tendremos que contárselo if need be we'll have to tell him
haré lo que sea preciso I will do whatever is necessary o whatever I have to
factores que hacen precisa la planificación de la economía factors which make economic planning necessary o a necessity
ser preciso + INF to be necessary to + INF
no es preciso entregarlo hoy it doesn't have to be handed in today, it's not necessary to hand it in today
fue preciso darle un sedante he had to be given a sedative
ser preciso + SUBJ:
es preciso que te vayas inmediatamente you must go right away, it is essential that you leave immediately
será preciso que vayas a buscarlo it will be necessary for you to go and find him, you will have to go and find him
no es preciso que estemos todos con ella there's no need for all of us to be with her, we needn't all be with her
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Del verbo precisar: (conjugate precisar)

preciso es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

precisó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
precisar    
preciso
precisar (conjugate precisar) verbo transitivo
1 (determinar con exactitud) to specify
2 (necesitar) to need
preciso
-sa adjetivo

1
a) (exacto, claro) precise

b) (delante del n) (como intensificador) very;

en este preciso momento this very minute, right now;

en el preciso momento en que salía just as he was going out;
en este preciso lugar in this very spot
2 (necesario) necessary;
si es preciso if necessary, if need be;

ser preciso hacer algo to be necessary to do sth;
es preciso que la veas you must see her;
no es preciso que vayamos todos there's no need for all of us to go
precisar verbo transitivo
1 (determinar) to specify
2 (necesitar) to require, need
preciso,-a adjetivo
1 (exacto) precise, accurate: en ese preciso momento se fue la luz, at that very moment the light went off
2 (claro) precise, clear
3 (necesario) necessary, essential: no es preciso que vayas, there's no need for you to go
'preciso' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
chabolismo
- concreta
- concreto
- determinada
- determinado
- en
- fiel
- fraude
- justa
- justo
- precisa
- resaltar
- revigorizar
English:
edge
- exact
- necessary
- outlay
- plan
- precise
- sketchy
- specific
- fine
- loose
- process
- reintegrate
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preciso, -a adj
1. [exacto] precise;
nos dio instrucciones precisas she gave us precise instructions;
llegaste en el momento preciso en el que me marchaba you arrived exactly as I was leaving;
en este preciso instante no puedo atender la llamada I can't take the call right now;
el accidente ocurrió en este preciso lugar the accident happened right here o on this very spot
2. [necesario]
carecen de los medios precisos they lack the necessary means;
ser preciso (para algo/hacer algo) to be necessary (for sth/to do sth);
fue preciso llamar a los bomberos the fire brigade had to be called;
es preciso que vengas you must come;
no es preciso que madrugues there's no need for you to get up early;
será preciso que obtengan un permiso it will be necessary for them to get a permit;
cuando sea preciso when necessary;
si es preciso, llámame call me if necessary;
si es preciso, contrataremos a un consultor if necessary, we will hire a consultant
3. [conciso] exact, precise;
utiliza un lenguaje muy preciso he uses very precise language
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preciso
adj precise, accurate;
ser preciso be necessary
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preciso, -sa adj
1) exacto: precise
2) : very, exact
en ese preciso instante: at that very instant
3) necesario: necessary
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preciso adj
1. (exacto) accurate
es un reloj muy preciso it's a very accurate watch
2. (determinado) precise
en ese preciso instante at that precise moment
ser preciso must / have to
es preciso que me ayudes you must help me
no es preciso cocerlo you don't need to cook it

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • preciso — ит. (прэчизо) муз. точно, определенно, ясно. Толковый словарь иностранных слов Л. П. Крысина. М: Русский язык, 1998 …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

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  • preciso — (Del lat. praecisus , cortado.) ► adjetivo 1 Que se necesita para un fin: ■ no es una cosa precisa; es preciso que estés aquí. SINÓNIMO indispensable 2 Que es claro y exacto: ■ el policía hizo una descripción precisa del lugar del crimen.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • preciso — (adj) (Básico) imprescindible para realizar una acción, necesario Ejemplos: Es preciso que estudies para aprobar el examen final. La presencia del jefe era precisa para firmar el contrato. Sinónimos: indispensable …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate


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