precoce

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French précoce.

Adjective[edit]

precoce (comparative more precoce, superlative most precoce)

  1. (obsolete) precocious

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for precoce in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

precoce (not comparable)

  1. precocious, precoce

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praecox, praecocem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /preˈkɔ.t͡ʃe/
  • Rhymes: -ɔtʃe
  • Hyphenation: pre‧cò‧ce

Adjective[edit]

precoce (masculine and feminine plural precoci)

  1. premature, untimely
  2. hasty
  3. precocious, early

Derived terms[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

precoce m or f (plural precoces, comparable)

  1. precocious (characterised by exceptionally early occurrence or development)