Translation of premature in Spanish:

premature

Pronunciation: /ˌpriːməˈtʊr; ˈpremətjʊə(r)/

adjective/adjetivo

  • [birth/baby/baldness] prematuro; [senility] precoz their victory celebration was premature cantaron victoria antes de tiempo
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    • To discard potential new directions for research at this early stage would be premature.
    • Free radicals are thought to be responsible for helping to cause premature ageing, heart disease and cancer.
    • Apart from the associations with premature ageing, darker hair suits my Anglo-Asian olive skin.
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    • SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) can happen to any baby, but premature babies and low birth-weight babies are more at risk.
    • His observations led to the careful control of oxygen delivery to premature babies.
    • Some premature babies suffer from breathing difficulties but this did not appear to be the case with Jennifer.

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