Lengua inglesa
precious pronunciación
1 valuable.
2 dear; beloved; treasured.
3 derog said of speech or manner: affected or over-precise.
4 colloq, ironic
a confounded Him and his precious goldfish!
b substantial And a precious lot you'd care!
noun a term of endearment And how's my little precious today?
[13c: from Latin pretiosus valuable, from pretium price]
preciously adverb .
preciousness noun .
precious few or little colloq almost none.

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