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Translation of "world" - English-Spanish dictionary

world

noun   /wɜːld/
the world
A1 the earth and all the people, places, and things on it el mundo Everest is the highest mountain in the world. She’s travelled all over the world.
your world
A2 your life and experiences el mundo de uno His whole world fell apart when she left.
B1 the people and things that are involved in a particular activity or subject mundo the world of politics
→  Idioms be out of this world
(Definition of world from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

world

noun /wəːld/
the planet Earth mundo every country of the world.
the people who live on the planet Earth mundo The whole world is waiting for a cure for cancer.
any planet etc mundo people from other worlds.
a state of existence mundo Many people believe that after death the soul enters the next world Do concentrate! You seem to be living in another world.
an area of life or activity mundo the insect world the world of the international businessman.
a great deal inmenso The holiday did him a/the world of good.
the lives and ways of ordinary people mundo He’s been a monk for so long that he knows nothing of the (outside) world.
worldly adjective
of or belonging to this world; not spiritual mundano worldly pleasures.
worldliness noun
mundanería
world-class adjective
among the best in the world de primera categoría a world-class athlete.
world-famous adjective
known about by people all over the world de fama mundial a world-famous artist/restaurant.
world music noun
popular or traditional music from non-Western countries. música del mundo, música popular
worldwide adjective, adverb
(extending over or found) everywhere in the world mundial, mundialmente, universal, universalmente a worldwide sales network Their products are sold worldwide.
the best of both worlds
the advantages of both the alternatives in a situation etc in which one can normally only expect to have one tener todas las ventajas, beneficiarse por partida doble A woman has the best of both worlds when she has a good job and a happy family life.
for all the world
exactly, quite etc exactamente What a mess you’re in! You look for all the world as if you’d had an argument with an express train.
out of this world adjective
unbelievably marvellous de otro mundo, fenomenal, estupendo, increíble, fantástico The concert was out of this world.
what in the world(?)
used for emphasis when asking a question ¿qué diablos? What in the world have you done to your hair?
(Definition of world from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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