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  • 1 Primeval — Título España: Mundo Primitivo / Invasión Jurásica Género Ciencia Ficción Drama Creado por Adrien Hodges, David Shore Reparto Ciarán McMenamin Andrew Lee Potts Hannah Spearritt Ben Mansfield Ruth Kearney Ben Miller Alexander S …

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  • 2 Primeval — Pri*me val, a. [L. primaevus; primus first + aevum age. See {Prime}, a., and {Age}.] Belonging to the first ages; pristine; original; primitive; primary; as, the primeval innocence of man. This is the forest primeval. Longfellow. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Primeval — ist der Name: einer britischen Science Fiction Serie, siehe Primeval – Rückkehr der Urzeitmonster eines US amerikanischen Horrorfilms, siehe Die Fährte des Grauens Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung me …

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  • 4 primeval — [prī mē′vəl] adj. [< L primaevus (< primus, first: see PRIME + aevum, an AGE) + AL] of the earliest times or ages; primal; primordial [primeval forests] …

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  • 5 primeval — index incipient, original (initial), prime (original), primordial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 primeval — 1650s, from L. primaevus early in life, from primus first (see PRIME (Cf. prime) (adj.)) + aevum an age (see EON (Cf. eon)) …

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  • 7 primeval — pristine, primitive, primordial, primal, *primary, prime Analogous words: aboriginal, *native, indigenous, autochthonous: original, *new …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 primeval — is now the dominant spelling, not primaeval …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 primeval — [adj] ancient earliest, early, first, old, original, prehistoric, primal, primary, primitive, primordial, pristine; concept 799 Ant. modern, new …

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  • 10 primeval — (also primaeval) ► ADJECTIVE 1) of the earliest time in history. 2) (of behaviour or emotion) instinctive and unreasoning. ORIGIN Latin primaevus, from primus first + aevum age …

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  • 11 Primeval — Infobox Television show name = Primeval caption = Primeval title sequence format = Science fiction cult drama runtime = approx. 45 minutes creator = Adrian Hodges Tim Haines starring = Various (List of cast) country = United Kingdom network = ITV …

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  • 12 primeval — [[t]praɪmi͟ːv(ə)l[/t]] (in BRIT, also use primaeval) 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n You use primeval to describe things that belong to a very early period in the history of the world. [FORMAL] ...the dense primeval forests that once covered inland Brittany …

    English dictionary

  • 13 Primeval — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Primeval signifie primitif en anglais. Phase finale (Primeval) est un épisode de la série télévisée Buffy contre les vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)… …

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  • 14 primeval — pri|me|val also primaeval BrE [praıˈmi:vəl] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: primaevus, from primus ( PRIME1) + aevum age ] 1.) belonging to the earliest time in the existence of the universe or the Earth ▪ Primeval clouds of gas formed… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 primeval — pri|me|val [ praı mivl ] adjective 1. ) relating to the period when the universe or the Earth first began to exist: primeval rock 2. ) primeval feelings are natural and happen without thinking: a primeval desire …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 primeval — also primaeval especially BrE adjective 1 belonging to the earliest period in the existence of the universe or the Earth: Primeval clouds of gas formed themselves into stars. 2 very ancient: primeval forests 3 primeval emotions or attitudes are… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 primeval — UK [praɪˈmiːv(ə)l] / US [praɪˈmɪv(ə)l] adjective 1) relating to the period when the universe or the Earth first began to exist primeval rock 2) primeval feelings are natural and happen without thinking a primeval desire …

    English dictionary

  • 18 primeval — adjective 1) primeval forest Syn: ancient, earliest, first, prehistoric, antediluvian, primordial; pristine, original, virgin 2) primeval fears Syn: instinctive, primitive, basic …

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  • 19 primeval — adjective Etymology: Latin primaevus, from primus first + aevum age more at aye Date: 1662 1. of or relating to the earliest ages (as of the world or human history) ; ancient, primitive < 100 acres of primeval forest which has never felt an ax… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 primeval — primevally, adv. /pruy mee veuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to the first age or ages, esp. of the world: primeval forms of life. Also, primaeval. [1765 75; < L primaev(us) young (prim(us) PRIME + aev(um) AGE + us adj. suffix) + AL1] Syn. primary,… …

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