primar


primar
v.
1 to give a bonus to.
2 to have priority.
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primar
verbo transitivo
1 (recompensar) to reward
2 (poner en primer lugar) to put first, give precedence to
verbo intransitivo
1 (predominar) to be important; (sobresalir) to stand out
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FRASEOLOGÍA
primar sobre to be more important than
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1.
VI (=predominar)

una zona en la que prima la actividad comercial — an area in which commercial activity predominates

en el acuerdo bilateral prima la cooperación militar — military cooperation is key to the bilateral agreement

en sus diseños prima la elegancia — elegance is the keynote in his designs

primar sobre algo — to take precedence over sth, have priority over sth

el materialismo prima sobre la espiritualidad — materialism takes precedence over spirituality

2.
VT (Dep) to give a bonus to
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1.
verbo intransitivo

debería primar el interés público — the public interest should be (a) top priority o (frml) should be paramount

prima la preocupación por las nuevas tecnologías — concern for new technology predominates

primar SOBRE algo — to take precedence o priority over something

prima la rentabilidad sobre la calidad — profitability takes precedence o priority over quality

2.
primar vt (Dep) <jugadores> to give a bonus to
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= reward, favour [favor, -USA], take + precedence (over), take + priority, give + priority.
Ex. They admitted that they did not evaluate their technicians and aides, and confirmed that increases were automatic and the same 'across-the-board'; superior performance was not rewarded, nor inferior performance punished.
Ex. Current trends favour cataloguing practices which can be applied to a variety of library materials.
Ex. Single holds take precedence over title holds.
Ex. Other objectives (e.g., getting rid of a backlog that may have accrued or reclassifying the already classified collection) may take priority with some staff members.
Ex. Single parents are given priority in applying for help and divorced women automatically receive maintenance from the local authority who then claim it from the husband.
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1.
verbo intransitivo

debería primar el interés público — the public interest should be (a) top priority o (frml) should be paramount

prima la preocupación por las nuevas tecnologías — concern for new technology predominates

primar SOBRE algo — to take precedence o priority over something

prima la rentabilidad sobre la calidad — profitability takes precedence o priority over quality

2.
primar vt (Dep) <jugadores> to give a bonus to
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= reward, favour [favor, -USA], take + precedence (over), take + priority, give + priority.

Ex: They admitted that they did not evaluate their technicians and aides, and confirmed that increases were automatic and the same 'across-the-board'; superior performance was not rewarded, nor inferior performance punished.

Ex: Current trends favour cataloguing practices which can be applied to a variety of library materials.
Ex: Single holds take precedence over title holds.
Ex: Other objectives (e.g., getting rid of a backlog that may have accrued or reclassifying the already classified collection) may take priority with some staff members.
Ex: Single parents are given priority in applying for help and divorced women automatically receive maintenance from the local authority who then claim it from the husband.

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primar [A1 ]
vi
un conflicto donde debería primar el interés público a conflict in which the public interest should outweigh other considerations o should be top priority o should be paramount
prima la preocupación por la innovación y las nuevas tecnologías concern for innovation and new technology predominates
priman el rojo y el negro en su obra red and black predominate in her work, red and black are the predominant colors in her work
una sociedad donde priman la belleza y la salud a society in which beauty and health are paramount o where beauty and health are all-important
primar SOBRE algo to take precedence o priority OVER sth
los intereses comerciales priman sobre la calidad de la enseñanza commercial interests take precedence o priority over the quality of education
■ primar
vt
(Dep) ‹jugadores› to give a bonus to
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primar (conjugate primar) verbo intransitivo:
debería primar el interés público the public interest should be (a) top priority;

primar SOBRE algo to take precedence o priority over sth
primar
I verbo intransitivo to take priority over, prevail: en la actualidad priman los intereses personales sobre los de la comunidad, nowadays, it seems that personal interests take priority over the public interest
II verbo transitivo to give a bonus to

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primar
vi
to have priority (sobre over);
el interés colectivo prima sobre el personal collective interests have priority over personal ones
vt
1. [dar una prima a] to give a bonus to;
la tienda prima la fidelidad de los clientes con vales de descuento the Br shop o US store rewards customer loyalty with discount vouchers
2. [dar prioridad a]
el tribunal prima más el conocimiento del tema que la expresión oral the examiners place greater importance on knowledge of the subject than oral expression
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primar
I v/i take priority, take precedence (sobre over)
II v/t
1 (priorizar) give priority to
2 (recompensar) give a bonus to

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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