Translation of "distance" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /ˈdɪs·təns/ us /ˈdɪs·təns/

B1 the length of the space between two places

مَسافة / بُعْد
We’re only a short distance from my house.

[ no plural ] somewhere that is far away

بُقْعة بَعيدة
I could see Mary in the distance.
verb uk /ˈdɪs·təns/ us /ˈdɪs·təns/
distance yourself from someone/something

to say or show that you are not connected or involved with someone or something

تَنأى بِنفسِك عَن شَخص ما / شَيء ما
She has tried to distance herself from the book.

(Translation of “distance” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)