Definition of 'distant'
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It means your relationship is condemned in the not too distant future. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But that is for the more distant future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But that looks a distant prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2017)My father was a distant figure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Despite the landslide referendum victory, this looks a distant dream. The Sun (2016)The future : so distant and yet so quick to arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Set deep in space in the distant future, only two humans remain. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was cold, distant and seemed unable to take pleasure in anything. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And rumours persist that we may see him back at the Royal Ballet as a guest artist in the not too distant future. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now it is a day when victory seems so far distant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Was it in her childhood with a heavy drinking father and distant mother? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sometimes only in retrospect is the significance of the genetic load that a distant relative carried understood. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But this would all take place in the distant future. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)More distant places will have a harder time of it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those days have seemed distant for some time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He just protects himself by being aloof and distant. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Leicester and tries are becoming only distant cousins at the moment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The next morning he was cold and distant. The Sun (2014)But that still looks are distant prospect. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There are also hints that men whose fathers were emotionally distant are more likely to get it. The Sun (2012)My relatives are distant geographically and not that close emotionally. Christianity Today (2000)But the plot takes a distant second place after the action. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was as though they regarded us through the mists of a distant time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is much more cold and distant than her husband. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This leads to a poor understanding of the distant future and a poor understanding of things like inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sometimes a striker may look distant from the game and not look dangerous for a great deal of time. The Sun (2012)He gradually shuffled out of our lives, becoming more remote and more distant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In the more distant past, fathers were expected to stay with the team. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Dar woke to a cry in the real world, but one far distant in the greying dawn. A Time of War (1993)Her second album finds her heading out on wild, epic flights of imagination to far corners of distant galaxies. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'distant'
British English: distant /ˈdɪstənt/ ADJECTIVE
Distant means far away.
The mountains rolled away to a distant horizon.
- American English: distant
- Arabic: بَعِيد
- Brazilian Portuguese: distante
- Chinese: 在远处的
- Croatian: udaljen
- Czech: vzdálený
- Danish: fjern
- Dutch: afgelegen
- European Spanish: lejano
- Finnish: kaukainen
- French: distant
- German: entfernt
- Greek: απομακρυσμένος
- Italian: distante
- Japanese: 離れた
- Korean: 먼
- Norwegian: fjern
- Polish: odległy
- European Portuguese: distante
- Romanian: îndepărtat
- Russian: отдаленный
- Spanish: distante
- Swedish: avlägsen
- Thai: ห่างไกล
- Turkish: uzak
- Ukrainian: віддалений
- Vietnamese: xa
Definition of distant from the Collins English Dictionary
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