Significado de “descent” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "descent" - Diccionario Inglés

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descentnoun

uk /dɪˈsent/ us /dɪˈsent/

descent noun (RELATION)

[ U ] the state or fact of being related to a particular person or group of people who lived in the past:

She's a woman of mixed/French descent.
They trace their line of descent back to a French duke.
He claims direct descent from Mohammed.

(Definition of “descent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "descent" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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descentnoun

us /dɪˈsent/

descent noun (FAMILY BACKGROUND)

[ U ] the origin of people in your family background:

Their mother is of Irish descent (= family origin).

descent noun (ARRIVAL)

[ C usually sing ] the arrival of something or someone, esp. when it is unpleasant or unwanted:

The descent of dozens of motorcycles terrified local residents.

descent noun (A WAY DOWN)

[ C ] a way down, such as a path, or an act of coming down:

A steep descent from the peak brings you to a meadow.
The plane is making its final descent into the airport.

(Definition of “descent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)