In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(determinar con exactitud)to specifysin precisar ninguna fecha — without specifying any date
- la hora está todavía sin precisar — the time has not yet been fixed / specified
- no se ha precisado de cuántos casos se trata — there has been no indication of the precise number of cases
2(necesitar)to needse precisan más medios y un presupuesto mayor — more resources and a higher budget are needed
- [ S ] precisamos secretarias bilingües — bilingual secretaries required
- no precisa plancha — no ironing needed
- no se lo puedo prestar porque lo preciso — I can't lend it to you because I need it myself
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