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Engelsk substantiv: region

1. region (om sted) the extended spatial location of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe farming regions of France.
Religions in all parts of the world.
Regions of outer space.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)part

Mindre spesifikke uttrykklocation

Mere spesifikke uttrykkaerospace, air, air, atmosphere, belt, biosphere, black hole, bottom, county, deep space, depth, distance, Eden, Edgeworth-Kuiper belt, exterior, extremity, heaven, heliosphere, hell, hell on earth, hellhole, house, inferno, inside, intergalactic space, interior, interplanetary space, interstellar space, ionosphere, Kuiper belt, layer, mansion, mare, maria, nirvana, outside, Papua, paradise, planetary house, promised land, radius, Shangri-la, side, sign, sign of the zodiac, Sind, snake pit, star sign, the pits, top, vacuity, vacuum, zodiac, zone

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAchaea, Appleton layer, Cynoscephalae, D region, D-layer, Doris, E layer, E region, F layer, F region, Heaviside layer, Kennelly-Heaviside layer, Rand, Reef, Transylvania, Witwatersrand

2. region (i anatomi) a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the abdominal region.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)area

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkbody part

Mere spesifikke uttrykkarea of cardiac dullness, areola, cleavage, cortical area, cortical region, epigastrium, erogenous zone, fovea, fovea centralis, groin, half-moon, hypochondrium, inguen, loins, lunula, lunule, macula, macula lutea, macular area, middle, midriff, midsection, palm, parafovea, perineum, pressure point, pubes, pubic region, quick, ring of color, side, sole, thenar, thenar, waist, waistline, yellow spot

3. region (om sted) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningPenguins inhabit the polar regions.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykklocation

Mere spesifikke uttrykkantipodes, area, backwater, biogeographical region, breadbasket, country, demesne, district, domain, dominion, field, field, field of operations, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, heartland, irredenta, irridenta, laboratory, land, northland, southland, terra incognita, territorial dominion, territory, testing ground, theater, theater of operations, theater of war, theatre, theatre of operations, theatre of war, unknown, unknown region, zone of interior

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkFar East, French West Indies, Occident, Old World, West

4. region (om mengde eller mål) the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was going to take in the region of two or three months to finish the job.
The price is in the neighborhood of $100.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)neighborhood

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkindefinite quantity

5. region (om erkjendelse) a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a limited realm of discourse.
Here we enter the region of opinion.
The realm of the occult.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)realm

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdomain, knowledge base, knowledge domain

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