Translation of antecedent in Spanish:


antecedente, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌæn(t)əˈsidnt//ˌantɪˈsiːd(ə)nt/


  • 1

    (precursor, forerunner)
    antecedente masculine
    precursor masculine
    precursora feminine
  • 2

    Mathematics Linguistics Philosophy
    antecedente masculine


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    events antecedent to the independence acontecimientos que antecedieron / precedieron a la independencia
    • Irritation of the nose and throat, thirst, and the need to urinate also are common antecedents to an asthma attack.
    • Pundits have searched for literary antecedents to this creature.
    • Still, it's too indebted to its antecedents to amount to any more than a promising footnote.
    • This project also serves to remind us that the desire to mediate the future at the moment it emerges into the present has its historical antecedents.
    • Practitioners have also sought African antecedents to prevailing African-American values in their attempts to fashion more effective clinical interventions.
    • The film's main character and driving force has no obvious antecedents in movie history and didn't exactly spawn a new genre.
    • It was administered under the Soviet system from central clinics at which a manual record system (the antecedent of the omniscient computer chip) was maintained.
    • If this development had antecedents in the past, however, never did these phenomena cross the threshold in bilateral relations that was traversed in 2002.
    • The antecedents to this revolution in thought are found in the 11 th and 12 th centuries when most of the ideas of the ancient Greek philosophers were wed together into a new body of beliefs.
    • There are literary and historical antecedents to this book, too.
    • Both the National and Liberal parties trace their antecedents to the late 1800s.
    • Not only does minority unionism have historical antecedents in the private sector, but it has strong roots in the public sector, which accounts for an ever larger share of the union movement.
    • The majority of our patients have recognisable antecedents and behaviours as precursors to displaying violent behaviour.
    • Many investigators have been mostly concerned with causes of depression and anxiety - the antecedents to depression.
    • It traces the historical antecedents to freed people's intense desire to become literate and demonstrates how the visions of enslaved African Americans emerged into plans and action once slavery ended.
    • Valuing individuals by the contribution they make to ‘the greater good’ has some very significant historical antecedents.
    • This strategy of assessment assumes that behavior is best explained by the antecedents that precede and the consequences that follow that behavior.
    • Whatever the historical antecedents, there is no doubt that the invention of the internet and email has hastened the end of truth.
    • The illusions all have historical antecedents.
    • It is perhaps only by understanding the historical and cultural antecedents of Irish neutrality that we can begin to figure out a new way forward.
    • He thinks the word ‘everyone’ is singular, so it can't be the antecedent of a third person plural pronoun like ‘they’ or ‘their’.
    • If the antecedent of a conditional is false, the statement is always true!
    • We test scientific hypotheses by bringing about their antecedents and seeing if the results are as they predicted.
    • Plural pronouns with nominally singular antecedents like ‘everyone’ have been a major battlefield in the grammar wars.
    • Because they are free of antecedents, such clauses are sometimes called independent or free relative clauses.
    • ‘If lying is wrong, then he will lie,’ has an antecedent whose embedded content is the same as a statement predicating the property on which the speakers moral disapproval supervenes.
    • In many cases, the relevant conditionals will be counterfactual: their antecedents will be false.
    • Most uses of pronouns are ‘lazy’ - the antecedents of the pronouns could have easily been used instead of the pronouns.
    • Obedience to a hypothetical imperative is always obedience to the condition expressed in its antecedent.
    • My students make mistakes with matching the pronoun and the antecedent all the time.