There are 2 main translations of prime in Italian:

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prime 1

British English: /prʌɪm/
American English: /praɪm/

adjective

  • 1 (chief)
    (aim, candidate, factor, target, suspect)
    (importance)
    of prime importance
    di primaria importanza
  • 2 (Business) (good quality) attrib.
    (site, location, land)
    (meat, cuts)
    di prima scelta
    (foodstuffs)
    in prime condition
    (machine)
    in ottime condizioni
    (livestock)
    di prima categoria
    of prime quality
  • 3 (classic)
    (example, instance)

noun

  • 1 (peak period) See examples:in one's prime (politically, professionally)
    all'apice
    (physically)
    nel fiore degli anni
    in its prime
    (organization, industry)
    all'apice
    to be past one's prime
    (person)
    non essere più nel fiore degli anni
    to be past its prime
    (building, institution, car)
    avere conosciuto giorni migliori
    in the prime of life
    nel fiore degli anni

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prime 2
British English: /prʌɪm/
American English: /praɪm/

transitive verb

  • 1 (brief)
    (witness, interviewee)
    to prime somebody about
    mettere qualcuno al corrente di
    (details, facts)
    to prime somebody to say
    preparare qualcuno a dire
    to be primed for something
    essere preparato a qualcosa
  • 2 (apply primer to)
    dare una vernice di fondo su
    (wood, metal)

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