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"En el mundo" is a phrase which is often translated as "in the world", and "del mundo" is an adjective which is often translated as "of the world". Learn more about the difference between "en el mundo" and "del mundo" below.
en el mundo(
ehn
 
ehl
 
moon
-
doh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. in the world
¿Cuántos países en el mundo son cristianos?How many countries in the world are Christian?
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del mundo(
dehl
 
moon
-
doh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. of the world
¿Cómo se celebra Año Nuevo en el resto del mundo?How does the rest of the world celebrate the New Year?
b. in the world
Rusia es el país más grande del mundo.Russia is the largest country in the world.
c. wordly
Consagró su vida a Cristo y renunció a los placeres del mundo.He dedicated his life to Christ and renounced wordly pleasures.
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