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preciso

  
      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  
MODISMOS ser un Don Preciso        (Cono Sur)   to believe o.s. to be indispensable  
4    [estilo, lenguaje]   concise
5      (Caribe)  
[persona]  
conceited
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
es preciso tener coche exp.
it is essential to have a car

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Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
at that precise {o} very moment
exp.
the company needs restructuring
exp.
you must do it
exp.
there's no need for you to come
exp.
I'll go by myself if necessary
exp.
at that very moment {o} right then, the car stopped
exp.
I have just enough time to eat and shower
exp.
when it becomes necessary
exp.
a very precise {o} accurate watch
exp.
to believe o.s. to be indispensable
[Latam] Cono Sur;(MODISMOS)
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'preciso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
no precisó
exp.
en ese preciso instante
exp.
en este preciso momento
exp.
en este preciso momento
exp.
hasta este preciso momento
exp.
no fue muy preciso al respecto
exp.
¿es preciso que asista yo?
exp.
será preciso que le acredite la Seguridad
exp.
es preciso no cejar en nuestros esfuerzos
exp.
no es del todo preciso decir que ...
"preciso": examples and translations in context
Es preciso tener en cuenta sus modificaciones recientes. Account should be taken of the recent amendments to those rules and regulations.
Es preciso establecer las disposiciones de aplicación de ese capítulo. Detailed rules for the implementation of that Chapter should be laid down.
Es preciso sopesar ambas fuerzas contrapuestas. The effects of these two opposing forces must be balanced against each other.
Es preciso controlar que las autoridades nacionales sean realmente independientes. Checks must be made to determine whether the national authorities really are independent.
Vea, es preciso hacer sacrificios. See, it is necessary to make sacrifices.
Es preciso saber utilizar la intuición. It is necessary to know to use the intuition.
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