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latitude

noun
 
 
/ˈlætɪtjuːd/
DISTANCE [C, U] the distance of a place north or south of the Equator (= imaginary line around the Earth's middle), measured in degrees: The latitude of Helsinki is approximately 60 degrees north.Points of the compassDirection of motionDirection of motionPoints of the compass
FREEDOM [U] formal freedom to do what you want: She should be allowed the latitude to choose the people she wants.Freedom to actOpportunity
Translations of “latitude”
in Korean 위도…
in Arabic خَطّ العَرْض…
in French latitude…
in Turkish enlem, arz derecesi, serbestlik…
in Italian latitudine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置, 緯度…
in Russian широта (географическая), свобода действий…
in Polish szerokość geograficzna, swoboda…
in Spanish latitud, libertad…
in Portuguese latitude…
in German die geographische Breite, der Spielraum…
in Catalan latitud…
in Japanese 緯度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 位置, 纬度…
(Definition of latitude from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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