cornerstone Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “cornerstone” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "cornerstone" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

cornerstonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɔː.nə.stəʊn/  us   /ˈkɔːr.nɚ.stoʊn/
a ​stone in a ​corner of a ​building, ​especially one with the ​date when the ​building was made or other writing on it something of ​greatimportance that everything ​elsedepends on: In most ​countries, the ​familyunit is still the cornerstone of ​society.
(Definition of cornerstone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "cornerstone" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

cornerstonenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɔr·nərˌstoʊn/

cornerstone noun [C] (STONE IN BUILDING)

a ​largestone near the ​base of a ​building where two ​wallsmeet, often giving ​information about the ​building and sometimes put in ​position with a ​ceremony: A ​largegroup of ​officialsattended a cornerstone ​laying at that new ​plant.

cornerstone noun [C] (MOST IMPORTANT PART)

something of ​greatimportance on which everything ​elsedepends: Funds for the ​schoolsystem were the cornerstone of his ​budgetproposal. All the ​parties to the ​disputeagree that ​readyaccess to the ​law is a cornerstone of ​democracy.
(Definition of cornerstone from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de cornerstone
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Palabra del día
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Palabra del día

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Aprende más 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Aprende más