Significado de “distance” - en el Diccionario Inglés

distance en inglés británico

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uk /ˈdɪs.təns/ us /ˈdɪs.təns/

distance noun (SPACE)

B1 [ C or U ] the amount of space between two places:

What's the distance between Madrid and Barcelona/from Madrid to Barcelona?
He travels quite a distance (= a long way) to work every day.
Does she live within walking distance of her parents?
at/from a distance

B2 from a place that is not near:

From a distance he looks a bit like Johnny Depp.
in the distance

B2 at a point that is far away:

On a clear day you can see the temple in the distance.

Más ejemplos

  • The house is only a very short distance from the sea.
  • Can you read that sign from this distance?
  • Sound can travel over very large distances in water.
  • If you're going to walk those sort of distances you need proper walking boots.
  • We could just see the train approaching in the distance.

(Definición de distance del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

distance en inglés americano

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distancenoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈdɪs·təns/

the amount of space between two places or things:

[ C ] The distance from San Francisco to Los Angeles is about 400 miles.
at/from a distance

At/from a distance means if you are not too near:

From a distance, he looks a little like his mother.
in the distance

In the distance means at or from a point far away:

We could see the mountains in the distance.

distanceverb [ T ]

us /ˈdɪs·təns/

If you distance yourself from something, you try to become less involved or connected with it:

The candidate distanced himself from the extremists in the party.

(Definición de distance del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)