Significado de “west” - en el Diccionario Inglés

west en inglés británico

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westnoun [ U ]

also West uk /west/ us /west/ written abbreviation W

A2 the direction in which the sun goes down in the evening, opposite to the east, 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 sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
Most of the region will be dry tomorrow, but the west will have some rain.
The Black Country is/lies to the west of Birmingham.
(the) West

Más ejemplos

  • The influence of the West can be seen in the shopping malls.
  • They were born in Syria, but spent most of their lives in the West.
  • They accuse the West of trying to impose its culture on them.

B2 North America and western Europe:

There has been concern in/throughout the West about the effects of this measure.
East-West relations

In the US, the West is the part of the country west of the Mississippi river that only became developed in the late 1800s:

the Wild West
out west US

to or in the west of the US:

Travis moved out west after college.

Más ejemplos

  • A cold front is approaching from the west.
  • Stanley traversed the continent from west to east.
  • The transcontinental railway goes from New York in the east to San Francisco in the west.
  • They retired to a sleepy little village in the west of Yorkshire.
  • The west of the city was largely unaffected by the bombing.

Modismos

westadjective

also West uk /west/ us /west/ written abbreviation W

westadverb

also West uk /west/ us /west/ written abbreviation W

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

west en inglés americano

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westnoun [ U ]

us /west/ abbreviation W.

the direction where the sun goes down in the evening that is opposite east, or the part of an area or country which is in this direction:

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

Modismos

westadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /west/ abbreviation W.

lying toward, coming from, or being at the west part:

the west coast
The town is west of here.

the West

the part of the US west of the Mississippi River:

The museum grounds contain an Indian tepee and a large, heavy wagon used by early 19th-century settlers of the West.
the West

North America and the countries in the western part of Europe are also referred to as the West:

The West must make a commitment to Africa to help find solutions to the continent's problems.

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