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price
American English: /praɪs/
British English: /prʌɪs/

Translation of price in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Business, Finance) house prices have risen
    el precio de la vivienda ha aumentado
    la vivienda ha aumentado de precio
    prices start at $99
    desde 99 dólares
    what price did you pay for it?
    ¿qué precio or cuánto pagaste por él?
    I got a good price for the car
    vendí bien el coche
    the two brands are the same price
    las dos marcas valen or cuestan lo mismo
    two for the price of one
    dos al or por el precio de uno
    at a price of £80
    por 80 libras
    we couldn't afford it at today's prices
    (tal y) como están hoy los precios no podríamos comprarlo
    at half price
    a mitad de precio
    accommodation is available, at o for a price
    es posible encontrar alojamiento, pero sale or cuesta caro
    to go up/down in price
    subir/bajar de precio
    I didn't even have the price of a beer
    no tenía ni para una cerveza
    I couldn't put a price on it
    no sabría decir cuánto vale
    to put a price on somebody's head
    ponerle precio a la cabeza de alguien
    they still haven't named their price!
    todavía no han dicho cuánto quieren
    I'll take the job, if the price is right
    aceptaré el trabajo si (me) pagan bien
    we pay top prices for used cars
    pagamos los mejores precios por su coche usado
    price cut
    rebaja (feminine) en el precio
    price earnings ratio
    PER (masculine) (relación precio/beneficio de una acción)
    price freeze
    congelación (feminine) de precios
    price increase
    aumento (masculine) or subida (feminine) de precio
    price limit
    precio (masculine) límite or tope
    it's out of my price range
    cuesta más de lo que puedo pagar
    a wide price range
    una amplia gama de precios
    price rise
    subida (feminine) or (in River Plate area also) suba (feminine) de precios
    prices and incomes policy
    política (feminine) de ingresos y precios
  • 2 (cost, sacrifice) victory was won at a terrible price
    se pagó muy cara la victoria
    at (what) a price!
    ¡a qué precio!
    they want peace at any price
    quieren la paz cueste lo que cueste or a toda costa
    not at any price!
    ¡de ningún modo!
    ¡por nada del mundo!
    what price peace?
    ¿va a ser posible lograr la paz?
    what price the freedom of the press now?
    en cualquier momento se acaba también la libertad de prensa
    to pay a/the price for something
    pagar caro algo
    there will be a high price to pay in the future
    lo pagaremos ( or pagarán etc) muy caro en el futuro
    that's a small price to pay for independence
    bien vale la pena ese sacrificio para ser independiente
    Example sentences
    • Mr Ellis said that with little prospect of a substantial rise in interest rates, house prices were expected to continue increasing.
    • The bank's share price also went up by 3.6 per cent to 1223 pence.
    • He said there is a definite price drop in the price of three-bedroom semi-detached houses.
    Example sentences
    • Curtailing innocent kids' rights to go where they've no business and are universally unwelcome is a small price to pay for some peace.
    • France desperately needed to reduce the scale of her military commitments, and the crown was prepared to pay a heavy price to achieve this.
    • And it will clarify how you'd even be willing to pay the price of pain to achieve it!
  • 3 (value) [literary] it's beyond o without price
    no tiene precio
    es invalorable
    one cannot put a price on freedom
    la libertad no tiene precio
    she sets a high price on loyalty
    valora mucho la lealtad
    Example sentences
    • The King, after a great many signs and tokens of grace and favour, took from his own neck a jewel of great price, with the picture of Philip, his father, on the one side, and his own on the other.
    • Next was led the King's horse for that day, together with his son's; the King's saddle and furniture most richly beset with stones of great price and beauty.

transitive verb

  • 1 (fix price of) (often passive) their products are reasonably/competitively priced
    sus productos tienen precios razonables/competitivos
    it was originally priced at over $300
    su precio original era de más de 300 dólares
    they have priced themselves out of the market
    han subido tanto los precios que se han quedado sin compradores ( or clientes etc)
    she warned workers against pricing themselves out of a job
    advirtió a los trabajadores que no arriesgaran sus puestos exigiendo demasiado
    Example sentences
    • One barrier had been that most customers were paying for time spent online, whereas broadband is priced at a flat rate on a monthly basis.
    • One of the houses is the show unit and is priced at €197,500 including all furniture and fittings.
    • Ashmore said houses sold as long as they were priced at sensible levels.
  • 2 (mark price on)
    ponerle el precio a
    all items must be clearly priced
    todos los artículos deben llevar el precio claramente indicado
    Example sentences
    • The items were priced up with identical labels and packed in identical carrier bags.
    • If using labels to price items, write the price clearly and make them easy to find.

Phrasal verbs

price down

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(products/range)
reducir or rebajar el precio de
2verb + adverb
reducir or bajar los precios

price up

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(products/range)
aumentar or subir el precio de
2verb + adverb
aumentar or subir los precios

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