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northeast

noun [U] uk   /ˌnɔːθˈiːst/  us   /ˌnɔːrθ-/ (written abbreviation NE)
B1 the direction that is between north and east: We live in the northeast of Spain.the Northeast the area in the northeast of England, the US, or another country: Newcastle is one of the largest cities in the Northeast.
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adjective, adverb uk   /ˌnɔːθˈiːst/  us   /ˌnɔːrθ-/
B1 in or towards the northeast: Go northeast for about five miles. The town is/lies roughly northeast of here. the northeast corner of the fieldnortheast wind a wind that comes from the northeast
Translations of “northeast”
in Korean 북동쪽…
in Arabic شَمال شَرْق…
in Portuguese nordeste…
in Catalan nord-est…
in Japanese 北東(に)…
in Italian nord-est…
in Chinese (Traditional) 東北向,東北方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 东北向,东北方…
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