Definition of 'latitude'
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This system allows latitude in making offers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Leaders who expect progress must allow some latitude for chaos and failure. Christianity Today (2000)And protesters should indeed be given great latitude. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This ruling helpfully confirms that national governments retain considerable latitude in interpreting the law. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have given lots of latitude and flexibility with a young and inexperienced squad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In many, partners have considerable latitude to sign off their own expenses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Days become longer with increasing latitude north; shorter with increasing latitude south. Geography Basic Facts (1983)Here, there tends to be much wider latitude. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If allowing the colonists wide latitude in governing themselves was the price for general prosperity, then so be it. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)And this is why a healthy degree of latitude should be given to tweets, as with candidly expressed opinions more generally. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The best approach from central government would be to give latitude to local business needs and employment conditions, within a supporting central framework. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I think it's important to give them latitude with their book choices. The Sun (2010)As head of department he had considerable latitude in how he carried out his work, and so he began to take this new direction. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Our northern latitude, by contrast, favours preservation of plant and animal remains. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We've seen that pragmatism in the latitude given to France to breach its deficit targets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)People can get very angry indeed about that at home, so imagine the stress at latitude 75 degrees south. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'latitude'
British English: latitude /ˈlætɪˌtjuːd/ NOUN
The latitude of a place is its distance from the Equator.
All three cities lie on the same latitude, 43 degrees north.
- American English: latitude
- Arabic: خَطُ العَرْضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: latitude
- Chinese: 纬度
- Croatian: zemljopisna širina
- Czech: zeměpisná šířka
- Danish: breddegrad
- Dutch: latitude
- European Spanish: latitud
- Finnish: leveysaste
- French: latitude
- German: Breite geografisch
- Greek: γεωγραφικό πλάτος
- Italian: latitudine
- Japanese: 緯度
- Korean: 위도
- Norwegian: breddegrad
- Polish: szerokość geograficzna
- European Portuguese: latitude
- Romanian: latitudine
- Russian: широта
- Latin American Spanish: latitud
- Swedish: latitud
- Thai: เส้นขวางขนานกับเส้นศูนย์สูตรของโลก
- Turkish: enlem
- Ukrainian: широта
- Vietnamese: vĩ độ
Definition of latitude from the Collins English Dictionary
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