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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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