Definition of 'district'
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The money will let residents join Braintree district council to oppose the bid. Times, Sunday Times (2016)By clearing an obstacle for banks to decamp, the plan could hurt the financial district. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The square in question lies at the centre of a 190 million commuter walkway in the central business district. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Dover district council said it was considering an appeal to the Supreme Court. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It ended business an hour after opening when gunfire was heard in the business district. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has quit as a deputy district judge but not as an immigration judge. The Sun (2014)The highest reductions were shared by shire districts throughout the country irrespective of party leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The number that follows will refer to the district in the area. The Sun (2014) Health visitors and district nurses are now expected to administer the vaccinations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The county and district councils would prepare their policy documents within this framework. Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)The first is that the crucial person is the district nurse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Larger churches usually divided the town into administrative districts and assigned an elder to each. Christianity Today (2000)The districts with smaller areas per employee are more arable. Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)But he told a district court he had simply studied the quickest routes to speed up his round. Times, Sunday Times (2013)District judges or deputy district judges will hold extended sittings in local court remand centres if workload demands it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Unsurprisingly, this has prompted protest and will spur on activists planning to occupy the financial district. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There will be a business district, neat rows of suburban housing and a more rural neighbourhood. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The port is on the south end of the island, right in the financial district. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Over time, the district nursing and health visiting elements were also strengthened. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They will have little reason to look forward to next year's district council elections if unpopular tax increases and spending cuts are implemented. Times, Sunday Times (2010)European players at London clubs are more likely to live in smart, central postal districts alongside the real global rich. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two police officers and a civilian have been killed so far, with the unrest effectively shutting down down the capital's central business district. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'district'
British English: district /ˈdɪstrɪkt/ NOUN
A district is an area of a town or country.
I drove around the business district.
- American English: district
- Arabic: مِنْطَقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: distrito
- Chinese: 地区
- Croatian: okrug
- Czech: oblast
- Danish: distrikt
- Dutch: district
- European Spanish: distrito
- Finnish: alue
- French: district
- German: Bezirk
- Greek: περιφέρεια
- Italian: regione
- Japanese: 地区
- Korean: 지역
- Norwegian: distrikt
- Polish: rejon
- European Portuguese: distrito
- Romanian: sector
- Russian: район
- Spanish: distrito
- Swedish: distrikt
- Thai: เขต
- Turkish: bölge
- Ukrainian: район
- Vietnamese: quận
Definition of district from the Collins English Dictionary
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