There are 2 translations of superior in Spanish:

superior1

Pronunciation: /sʊˈpɪriər; suːˈpɪəriə(r)/

adj

  • 1 1.1 (better) to be superior (to sth/sb) ser* superior (a algo/algn), ser* mejor (que algo/algn) the sound is definitely superior el sonido es decididamente superior or mejor our cars are superior in design to theirs nuestros coches superan a los suyos en el diseño 1.2 (above average) [workmanship/writer] de gran calidad they sell only superior quality goods solo venden productos de primera calidad
  • 2 (arrogant) [tone/smile] de superioridad or suficiencia she said it in a superior way lo dijo con tono de superioridad or de suficiencia he's so superior se da unos aires de superioridad
  • 3 (higher in rank, status) his superior officer su superior leave it to someone superior to you déjaselo a alguno de tus superiores superior court tribunal (m) superior
  • 4 (in amount, number) given their superior numbers, we cannot win dada su superioridad numérica, no podemos ganar
  • 5 (above) [formal] to be superior to sth estar* por encima de algo

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of superior in Spanish:

superior2

n

  • 1.1 (in rank, position) superior (m) she's my superior (ella) es mi superior 1.2 (in ability) she has few superiors pocos la superan she is his superior as a poet es mejor poeta que él 1.3 [Relig] superior, -riora (m,f) Father Superior Padre (m) Superior Mother Superior Madre (f) Superiora

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.