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Spanish translation of “west”

west

noun /west/
the direction in which the sun sets or any part of the earth lying in that direction
oeste
They travelled towards the west The wind is blowing from the west Heavy showers are forecast for the west of Britain.
(often with capital
oeste
also W) one of the four main points of the compass.
westerly adjective (of a wind, breeze etc) coming from the west
de oeste
a westerly wind.
looking, lying etc towards the west
para el oeste
The storm is moving in a westerly direction.
western adjective of the west or the West
del oeste
Western customs/clothes.
westernmost adjective furthest west
el punto más occidental
the westernmost point of the country.
westward adjective towards the west
para el oeste
The yacht is heading in a westward direction.
westward(s) adverb towards the west
en dirección al oeste
We journeyed westwards for two weeks.
go west to become useless; to be destroyed
fracasar, acabarse
I’m afraid this jacket has finally gone west That’s all hopes of winning gone west.
the West noun Europe and North and South America
el Oeste
He defected to the West during the Cold War.
the Wild West noun the western United States, before the establishment of law and order.
el oeste americano
(Definition of west from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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