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Engelsk substantiv: country

1. country (om gruppe) a politically organized body of people under a single government

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has elected a new president.
African nations.
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)body politic, commonwealth, land, nation, res publica, state

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpolitical entity, political unit

Mere spesifikke uttrykkally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkEelam, Tamil Eelam

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkestate, estate of the realm, the three estates

2. country (om sted) the territory occupied by a nation

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe returned to the land of his birth.
He visited several European countries.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)land, state

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkadministrative district, administrative division, territorial division

Mere spesifikke uttrykkAfrican country, African nation, Asian country, Asian nation, banana republic, buffer country, buffer state, country of origin, European country, European nation, fatherland, homeland, kingdom, mother country, motherland, native land, North American country, North American nation, South American country, South American nation, sultanate, tax haven

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAntigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahama Islands, Bahamas, Barbados, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ceylon, Commonwealth of Australia, Commonwealth of Dominica, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Comoros, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Dutch East Indies, East Timor, Etruria, Federal Islamic Republic of the Comoros, Federated States of Micronesia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, Friendly Islands, Grenada, Haiti, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Independent State of Samoa, Indonesia, Israel, Jamaica, Kingdom of Tonga, Kiribati, Maldives, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nauru, New Hebrides, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Cape Verde, Republic of Cuba, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Fiji, Republic of Haiti, Republic of Indonesia, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of Maldives, Republic of Malta, Republic of Mauritius, Republic of Nauru, Republic of Palau, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Vanuatu, Rus, Russia, Russia, Russian Federation, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Samoa i Sisifo, Sao Thome e Principe, Sao Tome and Principe, Sao Tome e Principe, Seychelles, Sion, Solomon Islands, Soviet Union, Sri Lanka, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Thomas and Principe, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, State of Israel, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, TT, TT, Turkey, Turkmen, Turkmenia, Turkmenistan, Turkomen, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Ukrayina, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Upper Volta, USSR, Vanuatu, Western Samoa, Yisrael, Zion

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkdemesne, domain, land, midland

Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenedepartment, province, state

3. country (om gruppe) the people who live in a nation or country

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA statement that sums up the nation's mood.
The news was announced to the nation.
The whole country worshipped him.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)land, nation

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpeople

Mere spesifikke uttrykkBritish, British people, Brits, Dutch, Dutch people, English, English people, French, French people, Irish, Irish people, Spanish, Spanish people, Swiss, Swiss people

Tilhører disse spesifikke uttrykkenenational, subject

4. country (om sted) an area outside of cities and towns

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)rural area

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgeographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region

Mere spesifikke uttrykkback country, backwoods, boondocks, countryside, farming area, farmland, hinterland, scrubland, weald, wold

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkgrazing land, lea, ley, pasture, pastureland

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)populated area, urban area

5. country (om sted) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was a mountainous area.
Bible country.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)area

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkregion

Mere spesifikke uttrykkanchorage, anchorage ground, arena, bed ground, bed-ground, bedground, block, broadcast area, center, centre, city block, clear, corner, corner, danger, disaster area, eye, fireside, free port, free zone, hangout, haunt, heart, hearth, high country, hunting ground, middle, neighborhood, no man's land, no-go area, open, playground, quadrant, quadrant, rain shadow, refuge, repair, resort, resort area, retreat, safety, scene, section, shrubbery, space, staging area, stamping ground, tank farm, vacation spot, winner's circle

Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkBermuda Triangle

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