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Translation of "place" - English-Russian dictionary

place

noun     /pleɪs/
SOMEWHERE [C] A1 a position, building, town, area, etc место His leg's broken in two places. Edinburgh would be a nice place to live. What a stupid place to park.Places and locationsUnpleasant placesSomewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhere
take place B1 to happen происходить The meeting will take place next week.Occurring and happening
in place in the correct position на месте The chairs are all in place.Places and locationsUnpleasant places If a rule, system, etc is in place, it has started to exist. действующий (о законе и т. д.) There are now laws in place to prevent this from happening.FunctioningPerforming a function
out of place not in the correct position не на месте Why are my files all out of place?Places and locationsUnpleasant places not right or suitable for a particular situation неуместный Everyone else was wearing jeans and I felt completely out of place in my office clothes.Wrong
all over the place B2 in or to many different places повсюду There was blood all over the place.Somewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywherePlaces and locationsUnpleasant places
in place of sth B2 instead of something вместо чего-либо Try adding fruit to your breakfast cereal in place of sugar.Replacing and exchanging
HOME [C] informal A2 someone's home дом, жилище They've just bought a place in Spain.Home
OPPORTUNITY [C] B1 an opportunity to take part in something место, возможность She's got a place at Liverpool University to do Spanish.Opportunity Freedom to act
in first/second/third, etc place B1 If you are in first/second, etc place in a race or competition, that is your position. на первом/втором/третьем и т. д. месте He finished in fifth place.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
→  See also decimal place , have/take pride of place , fall into place , in the first place , put sb in their place
(Definition of place noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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