district
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district(
dihs
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trihkt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (area)
a. el distrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a city)
There are 30 district police stations in the city.Hay 30 comisarías de distrito en la ciudad.
b. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a city)
The wealthy district is located in the north of the city.El barrio rico está ubicado al norte de la ciudad.
c. la región
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of the country)
Half of the inhabitants live in the poorest district of the country.La mitad de los habitantes viven en la región más pobre del país.
d. la zona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of the country)
Police officers from the surrounding districts helped to catch the fugitive.Policías de las zonas colindantes colaboraron para atrapar al fugitivo.
2. (politics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el distrito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Clinton won the district in 1996.Clinton ganó el distrito en 1996.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to divide into districts)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. dividir en distritos
There are plans to district the south of the island into four separate administrative areas.Hay planes para dividir el sur de la isla en cuatro distritos que serían regiones administrativas independientes.
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district
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of country)
a. la comarca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of town, city)
a. el barrio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
district attorneyfiscal del distrito
district courttribunal federal
district nurseenfermera que visita a los pacientes en sus casas
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district [ˈdɪstrɪkt]
noun
[of country] región (f); zona (f); [of town] distrito (m); barrio (m); (administrative area) (gen) (Pol) distrito (m)
postal district distrito (m) postal
modifier
district attorney (n) (US) fiscal (m) (de distrito)
district commissioner (n) (Britain) jefeajefa (m) (f) de policía de distrito;a jefa
district council (n) (Britain) municipio (m)
district court (n) (US) tribunal (m) de distrito
district manager (n) representante (m) regional
district nurse (n) (Britain) enfermero/a de la Seguridad Social encargado/a de una zona determinada
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "district"
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district attorney
el/la fiscal
school district
el distrito escolar
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