In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in time, space)preceder aanteceder ain the months preceding the invasion — en los meses que precedieron / antecedieron a la invasión
- dismissal must be preceded by a warning — el despido debe ir precedido de un aviso
- the King was preceded by his courtiers — el rey iba precedido de sus cortesanos
- The acute presentation is often preceded by years of nondescript gastrointestinal symptoms.
- She was preceded in death by her husband and is survived by two daughters.
- This period of warm winters was immediately preceded by a period of unusually cold winters.
- From there it goes into the long samurai history, each chapter preceded with a page of settings and players to fully set the scene.
- There is a complete biography for virtually every artist, and each section is preceded by an introductory essay.
- The sound resembles a war cry and always precedes their appearance.
- Indeed, modesty is now almost invariably preceded by the word " false".
- Otherwise, editing is limited to a brief introduction preceding each selection.
- Immigrants see their lives as chapters in a larger family narrative that precedes and follows their own.
- The numbered ducks had been on sale for £1 each in the weeks preceding the event.
- Just because an event preceded another event does not mean that it was a cause.
- The third box begins with a new image or detail that resembles a lead and precedes the bulk of the narrative.
- Patients nearly always have multiple renal cysts, which usually precede development of liver cysts.
- Given the gory, carnage strewn 250-plus pages that precede that statement, the reader can only nod dumbly in agreement.
- He contextualizes the work in a well-documented essay that precedes 128 pages of photographs.
- The cartilage attack is often preceded by days or weeks of fever, fatigue and weight loss.
- There is a real fear that his lack of form could be affecting those that precede him in the batting order.
- They were heading towards the oasis that preceded the valley that lead to the mines.
- One witness reported hearing an explosion precede the fire.
- Avoid headings that cause you to cross behind and below the preceding aircraft in order to avoid turbulence.
- However, all that is preceded by a chapter by the editor setting out chronologically the events of the cases.
- So the relevant exports took place in the six months immediately preceding the imposition of that total ban.
- The film concentrates on the years immediately preceding the performance of what was to be Barrie's last work, in 1904.
- In the period immediately preceding the war, 70 percent of the Polish population opposed any sort of participation.
- What has been done in most cases has been simply to select the first page of them showing the date of assent, preceded, of course, by the prorogation.
- Still, I drew it on the page immediately preceding the most killer page in the whole book.
- What typically precedes what we call an action is an intention.
- Their culture is of prehistoric origin and precedes the arrival of Hinduism to Bali.
- Symptoms of the common cold usually precede onset.
- He did not consider the developments that directly preceded the beginning of the war.
- There was no mention in the evidence of any explosion preceding this observation.
- They precede adjectives: many clever people, not clever many people; my poor friend, not poor my friend.
- A clear and vivid mental picture must always precede the actual picture on paper.
- Once you've displayed a page, you can view the two pages preceding or following.
- Elections are won and lost not in the four weeks of campaigning but in the long battle of ideas that precedes them.
- Experiment 2 included a preceding context in order to fix the referent of the target word and to exclude singular interpretations.
- In personal interactions, social bonding typically precedes business matters or requests for help.
- The specification proper is preceded by a three page End User License Agreement, in small type.
- In other words, pages 3 and 4 must follow - not precede - pages 1 and 2.
- Film directors and community representatives will be in attendance at numerous film screenings, and public forums will precede various films.
2(outrank)tener prioridad sobretener precedencia sobre
2preceding present participle(day/year) anterior(paragraph/chapter/page) anterior(paragraph/chapter/page) precedente
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