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Pronunciation: /praɪs/

Translation of price in Spanish:


  • 1 [Business/Comercio] [Finance] precio (masculine); (of stocks) cotización (feminine), precio (masculine) 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 sb's head ponerle* precio a la cabeza de algn 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/en Río de la Plata también) suba (feminine) de precios prices and incomes policy política (feminine) de ingresos y precios
  • 2 (cost, sacrifice) precio (masculine) 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 sth 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/literario] precio (masculine) 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/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (fix price of) (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) 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 1.2 (mark price on) ponerle* el precio a all items must be clearly priced todos los artículos deben llevar el precio claramente indicado

Phrasal verbs

price down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [products/range] reducir * or rebajar el precio de 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio reducir* or bajar los precios

price up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [products/range] aumentar or subir el precio de 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio aumentar or subir los precios

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