Definition of 'avenue'
Video: pronunciation of 'avenue'
Example sentences containing 'avenue'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Her skills as a linguist allow her to explore different avenues as well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Citizens should only have telephone or direct contact with local government when all other avenues have been exhausted. Computing (2010)We want to improve and we'll explore any avenue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our commander sent two of our troops into the broad avenue onto which the compound opened. Christianity Today (2000)Try to draw rows or avenues of similar trees to explore some of the effects of perspective. Learn to Draw Countryside (1996)There is still one avenue open to you. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The police say it was a complex investigation and they had to explore all avenues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet another avenue of research is based on twin studies. Sociology (1995)Work out what you can do to open up new avenues for yourself. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They moved into a main avenue where progress became easier. Somewhere East of Life (1994)At least you can walk freely along its broad avenues. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This has been successful and new avenues of young trees have begun to form. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The great thing about this trend is that it offers myriad avenues to be explored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Victim support in the court is yet another new avenue for the victim support network. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)This will provide it with new avenues of growth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main avenues were lined with trees. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Maps can show how the landscape around your property changed over time and give clues for further research avenues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)That promise puts pressure on Turkey to commit more fully to the coalition now that the legal avenues are clear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I have exhausted all legal avenues, diplomatic help does not seem to be coming. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We expected tat and tourism, but found a stylish city of tree-lined avenues bursting with life. The Sun (2010)By May, they had exhausted their avenues of appeal. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nowhere was it more wounded than in the tree-lined avenue that runs around the Acropolis. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The property is approached along an avenue of tall lime trees, much like a château in Normandy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Numerous obstacles must be overcome before this treatment approach can be effectively used with cancer patients, but it is a wide open new avenue for researchers. Understanding Cancer (1987)Most came from the wealthier neighbourhoods of northern Tehran, where plane trees and spacious villas line the avenues and a generation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'avenue'
In Common Usage. avenue is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'avenue'
British English: avenue /ˈævɪˌnjuː/ NOUN
An avenue is a wide road, with shops or houses on each side.
...the most expensive stores on Park Avenue.
- American English: avenue
- Arabic: طَرِيق مُشَجَّر
- Brazilian Portuguese: avenida
- Chinese: 大街
- Croatian: avenija
- Czech: třída ulice
- Danish: avenue
- Dutch: boulevard
- European Spanish: avenida
- Finnish: puistokatu
- French: avenue
- German: Allee
- Greek: λεωφόρος
- Italian: viale
- Japanese: 大通り
- Korean: 대로
- Norwegian: aveny
- Polish: aleja
- European Portuguese: avenida
- Romanian: bulevard
- Russian: аллея
- Spanish: avenida
- Swedish: aveny (n)
- Thai: ถนนสายใหญ่
- Turkish: bulvar
- Ukrainian: проспект
- Vietnamese: đại lộ
Definition of avenue from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.