French translation of 'backwater'
- (= backward place)
coin m perduto be a cultural backwater
être un désert culturelto be an economic backwater
être en retard économiquement
- (= peaceful place)
coin m reculé,
coin m tranquille
Example Sentences Including 'backwater'
She had never been stuck in a dull suburban backwater like this.AFTERMATH (2001)
But there was no apparent reason for anybody to harbour idle curiosity about this particular backwater.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
You couldn't have missed it, not even in that backwater of yours.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
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'backwater' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: fim-de-mundo
- Chinese: 荒僻处
- European Spanish: lugar apartado
- French: trou perdu
- German: Nest
- Italian: posto isolato
- Japanese: 孤立した場所
- Korean: 벽촌
- Portuguese: fim-do-mundo
- Spanish: lugar apartado
Translation of backwater from the Collins English to French Dictionary