Translation of prever in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 (anticipar) [acontecimiento/consecuencias] to foresee, anticipate; [tiempo] to forecast lo siento, pero no podía prever lo que iba a suceder I'm sorry, but I couldn't foresee o/or anticipate what was going to happen no habían previsto los posibles fallos de la maquinaria they had not foreseen the possibility of machine failure se prevé un aumento de los precios del petróleo an increase in the price of oil is predicted o/or forecast todo hace prever su victoria en las próximas elecciones everything points to her victory in the coming elections 1.2 (proyectar, planear) las medidas previstas por el gobierno the measures planned by the government la terminación del puente está prevista para finales de año the bridge is due to be completed by the end of the year tiene prevista su llegada a las 11 horas its expected time of arrival is 11 o'clock, it is due o/or scheduled to arrive at 11 o'clock todo salió tal como estaba previsto everything turned out just as planned el presidente decidió continuar con el programa previsto the president decided to continue with the program as planned tenía previsto comenzar su gira el próximo martes he had planned to start his tour next Tuesday que su madre viniera no estaba previsto en el programa [humorístico/humorous] her mother coming along wasn't part of the plan [familiar/colloquial] 1.3 [ley] to envisage
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