Translation of "kind" - English-Russian dictionary

kind

noun uk us /kaɪnd/

A1 [ C ] a type of thing or person

род, тип, сорт
What kind of music do you like?
All kinds of people come to our church.
Older kids like board games and that kind of thing.
Her travel company was the first of its kind (= the first one like it).
some kind of

used to talk about something when you are not sure of its exact type

какой-то, нечто вроде
She has some kind of disability.
kind of informal

B2 used when you are trying to explain or describe something, but you cannot be exact

довольно, некоторым образом
It's kind of unusual.
of a kind

used to describe something that exists but is not very good

что-то вроде, какой-то
The school had a swimming pool of a kind, but it was too small for most classes to use.

(Translation of “kind noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)