Significado de “east” - en el Diccionario Inglés

east en inglés británico

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eastnoun [ U ]

also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

A2 the direction from which the sun rises in the morning, opposite to the west, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction:

The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west.
Which way is east?
Most of the country, except the east, is rural.
Her home is in the east of France.
According to the map, the village lies about ten kilometres to the east of here.
the East

B2 Asia, especially its eastern and southern parts:

She spent her childhood in the East - mostly in China.

those countries in Europe that had communist governments before the 1990s:

The collapse of Communism changed East-West relations for ever.

Más ejemplos

  • The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
  • The transcontinental railway goes from New York in the east to San Francisco in the west.
  • There will be rain showers in the east.
  • The climate is cooler in the east of the country.
  • The army had been positioned to the north and east of the city.

Modismos

eastadjective

also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

A2 in or forming the east part of something:

Cambridge is in East Anglia.
The east wall of the mosque is covered with a beautiful mosaic.
east wind

a wind coming from the east

Más ejemplos

  • Rimini is a thriving holiday resort on the east coast of Italy.
  • There was a cool east wind blowing and clouds were gathering on the horizon.
  • On the east side of the hill, the land falls away sharply.
  • Few climbers attempt to ascend the east face of the mountain.
  • The visitors stood for several minutes at the east door of the cathedral, looking down the nave.

eastadverb

also East uk /iːst/ us /iːst/ written abbreviation E

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

east en inglés americano

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eastnoun [ U ]

us /ist/ abbreviation E.

the direction where the sun rises in the morning that is opposite west, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction:

The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west.
Most of the state’s heavy industry is in the east.
the East

The East is Asia, esp. its eastern and southern parts:

She spent her childhood in the East, mostly in China and Japan.
the East

In the US, the East is the part of the country east of the Mississippi River.

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