Significado de “north” - en el Diccionario Inglés

north en inglés británico

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northnoun [ U ]

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No.

A2 the direction that goes towards the part of the earth above the equator, opposite to the south, or the part of an area or country that is in this direction:

The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west.
The landscape is more mountainous in the north (of the country).
Cambridge is/lies to the north of London.
a north-facing window
the North

the rich industrial countries of the world, most of which are above the equator

the northern states of the middle and eastern part of the US:

The North defeated the South in the American Civil War.

Más ejemplos

  • Most of the country's population is concentrated in the north.
  • The wind is coming from the north.
  • The revolt in the north is believed to have been instigated by a high-ranking general.
  • The needle on a compass always points to magnetic north.
  • House prices in the north are rocketing (up).

Modismos

northadjective

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No

A2 in or forming the north part of something:

the north coast of Iceland
Our farm is a few miles north of the village.
north wind

a wind coming from the north

Más ejemplos

  • The north face of the Eiger is a very difficult climb.
  • A cinema was burned out in north London last night. Police suspect arson.
  • They live on the north coast of Scotland.
  • We camped on the north slope of the valley.
  • There is a huge forest on the north side of the mountain.

northadverb

also North uk /nɔːθ/ us /nɔːrθ/ written abbreviation N, UK also Nth, US also No

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

north en inglés americano

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northnoun [ U ]

us /nɔrθ/ abbreviation N., abbreviation No.

the direction that is opposite south, or the part of an area or country which is in this direction:

The points of the compass are north, south, east, and west.

In the US, the North is the part of the country in the north and east:

Ken grew up in Mississippi but settled in the North after college.

US history In the US Civil War, the North was the group of states that fought to keep the US together.

northern
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈnɔr·ðərn/ abbreviation N., abbreviation No.

Tom lives in the northern part of the state.

northadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /nɔrθ/ abbreviation N., abbreviation No.

in, forming, or toward the north part of something:

the north coast
She lives about forty miles north of here.

A north wind is a wind coming from the north.

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

north en inglés de negocios

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northadjective, adverb

uk /nɔːθ/ us
north of

used to say that an amount is more than the one stated:

The company's market cap is now north of $160 billion.

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