In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1precedente masculinolegal precedent — precedente legal
- to set a precedent (for sth) — sentar precedente (para algo)
- don't take this as a precedent — que no sirva de precedente
- to break with precedent — romper con la tradición
- without precedent — sin precedentes
- our legal system relies on precedent — nuestro sistema legal se basa en la jurisprudencia
- The public sentiment would have been the necessity for humanitarian considerations to overcome precedent this once.
- Historical precedent shows pubs have changed their names through the years, usually for good reasons.
- This is both illogical and a precedent we should not allow to be set.
- If precedent holds, it won't be publishers of tax-help books alone who benefit.
- However, based on precedent the cards are stacked against them.
- I guess the point I want you to consider is what sort of precedent we are establishing here, because it is important for the future.
- So the planners want to look at what precedent they are setting.
- People claimed that the precedent set out by the sleeper hit in 1998 was finally superseded.
- It is the sort of precedent we are seeing in other legislation.
- We fear there may well be a precedent set for the rest of her school life.
- What a pleasing precedent any unlikely victory would set!
- The precedent it set does not augur well for future similar elections.
- He said it was without precedent and unfair - especially as the police had not been called in.
- I am going to break with the precedent set by the previous speaker and actually talk about the bill before the House.
- I want the kind of precedent I have seen in Europe followed here.
- Once these spaces are let go to development there would be no stopping further development because there would be a precedent set.
- We all have to go through the same nonsense, which seems crazy considering the precedent set at the first hearing.
- Is this a precedent we wish to set for other great regional powers as well?
- The result is a game of spot the allusion, with the final mass exodus dictated more by Chekhovian precedent than any kind of political logic.
- It's a great adrenaline rush to set precedent or prior learning on its ear.
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