Dictionary source: Spanish English Learner's Dictionary
Spanish to English translation of Prima (n.) = bonus [bonuses, -pl.]. Ex: Such posts were regarded as a welcome bonus over and above the traditional base market. ---- * prima de riesgo = risk premium. * prima de seguro = insurance premium ; insurance rate. * sistema de primas = bonus scheme. ---- * aportar materia prima para = provide + grist for + Posesivo + mill. * información como materia prima, la = information commodity. * materia prima = raw material ; staple diet ; raw goods ; feedstock ; primary raw material ; grist. * mercado de materias primas, el = commodity market, the. * prima donna = prima donna. * prima facie = prima facie. * ser la materia prima de = be grist to + Posesivo + mill. (v.) = reward ; favour [favor, -USA] ; take + precedence (over) ; take + priority ; give + priority. Ex: They admitted that they did not evaluate their technicians and aides, and confirmed that increases were automatic and the same 'across-the-board'; superior performance was not rewarded, nor inferior performance punished. Ex: Current trends favour cataloguing practices which can be applied to a variety of library materials. Ex: Single holds take precedence over title holds. Ex: Other objectives (e.g., getting rid of a backlog that may have accrued or reclassifying the already classified collection) may take priority with some staff members. Ex: Single parents are given priority in applying for help and divorced women automatically receive maintenance from the local authority who then claim it from the husband. ---- * primar (sobre) = have + priority (over). (n.) = cousin. Ex: The article carries the title 'Rich aunt or poor cousin? Policy dilemmas for publicly funded libraries'. ---- * primo carnal = first cousin. * primo entre pares = primus inter pares. * primo hermano = first cousin. * primo lejano = distant cousin. * primo político = cousin by marriage ; Posesivo + wife's cousin ; Posesivo + husband's cousin. * primo segundo = second cousin. (n.) = dupe ; patsy ; sucker. Ex: He is gullible, not very bright, the ready dupe of the charlatan and the demagogue. Ex: When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable. Ex: Americans are such suckers, being taken over by foreigners and their children and won't even put up a fight.