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American English: /prəˈsid/
British English: /prɪˈsiːd/

Translation of precede in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (in time, space)
    preceder a
    anteceder a
    in the months preceding the invasion
    en los meses que precedieron or antecedieron a la invasión
    dismissal must be preceded by a warning
    el despido debe ir precedido de un aviso
    the King was preceded by his courtiers
    el rey iba precedido de sus cortesanos
    1.2 (outrank)
    tener prioridad or precedencia sobre
    Example sentences
    • From there it goes into the long samurai history, each chapter preceded with a page of settings and players to fully set the scene.
    • Still, I drew it on the page immediately preceding the most killer page in the whole book.
    • The specification proper is preceded by a three page End User License Agreement, in small type.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (come before) 1.2
    also: preceding present participle
    Example sentences
    • Elections are won and lost not in the four weeks of campaigning but in the long battle of ideas that precedes them.
    • There was no mention in the evidence of any explosion preceding this observation.
    • One witness reported hearing an explosion precede the fire.

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