Definition of 'oasis'
Example sentences containing 'oasis'
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We felt privileged to welcome him in such an oasis of peace and support. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The show opened as a surreal oasis of calm and culture in a tense and jittery city. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is a small oasis of optimism in a country that is still bleeding. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our spy was led downstairs into an oasis of calm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The woman was pleasant and restful to see, an oasis in that place. Times, Sunday Times (2013)London 2012 is like an oasis in the desert compared with many of the disasters mentioned above. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The beautiful gardens and crystal-clear sea make this place a veritable oasis. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's an amazing oasis in the desert. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why should it be the obligation of the viewer to distinguish a fictional portrayal from a real-life oasis of urban calm? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's an oasis of peace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On a hillside site with fabulous sea views and running down to the beach, it is an oasis of peace and fun. The Sun (2007)With elegant, modern decor, it is a luxurious urban oasis in the heart of the city. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the meantime, what's being built here now looks as if it could become an urban oasis. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The process can take ten minutes, but the pain eases and I find an oasis of comfort. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'oasis'
British English: oasis /əʊˈeɪsɪs/ NOUN
An oasis is a small area in a desert where water and plants are found.
- American English: oasis
- Arabic: وَاحَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oásis
- Chinese: 绿洲
- Croatian: oaza
- Czech: oáza
- Danish: oase
- Dutch: oase
- European Spanish: oasis
- Finnish: keidas
- French: oasis
- German: Oase
- Greek: όαση
- Italian: oasi
- Japanese: オアシス
- Korean: 오아시스
- Norwegian: oase
- Polish: oaza oazy
- European Portuguese: oásis
- Romanian: oază
- Russian: оазис
- Spanish: oasis
- Swedish: oas
- Thai: บริเวณอุดมสมบูรณ์ในทะเลทราย
- Turkish: vaha
- Ukrainian: оазис
- Vietnamese: ốc đảo
Definition of oasis from the Collins English Dictionary
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