Significado de “mountain” - en el Diccionario Inglés

mountain en inglés británico

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mountainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaʊn.tɪn/ us /ˈmaʊn.tən/

mountain noun [ C ] (VERY LARGE HILL)

A2 a raised part of the earth's surface, much larger than a hill, the top of which might be covered in snow:

The Matterhorn is one of the biggest mountains in Europe.
The Rockies are a mountain chain/range in the western United States.
I'd love to go mountain-climbing.
We're going to the mountains (= an area where there are mountains) for our holiday.

Más ejemplos

  • We camped on one of the lower slopes of the mountain.
  • The view from the top of the mountain is breathtaking.
  • What's the highest mountain in Europe?
  • After three days lost in the mountains, all the climbers arrived home safe and sound.
  • They slowly ascended the steep path up the mountain.

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

mountain en inglés americano

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mountainnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmɑʊn·tən/

mountain noun [ C ] (HIGH PLACE)

a raised part of the earth’s surface, larger than a hill:

the Blue Ridge Mountains
We’re spending the weekend in the mountains (= an area with mountains).
The Rockies form the biggest North American mountain range (= group of mountains).

mountain noun [ C ] (LARGE AMOUNT)

a large amount of something:

I’ve got mountains of work to do.
You’ll never eat that mountain of food.

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

mountain en inglés de negocios

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mountainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmaʊntɪn/ us

a large amount of food that is stored instead of being sold, in order to keep prices at high levels:

a butter/beef/grain mountain

(Definición de mountain del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)