Definition of 'world'
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That appetite might well grow if the world economy falters again and capitalism gets the blame. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We will use their world ranking points from the week of the game in question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What does the world look like from up there? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Social media has also changed the balance of power in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The people of the world have become unpredictable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is the safest hotel and golf course in the world. The Sun (2016)These are one of the world's universal birds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Exhibitions, workshops and screenings will be led and judged by the great and the good in the world of photography. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Today the world is once again under attack from infectious diseases. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So this book charts a world in a life and a life in the world. The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History (2007)You know that the world is good. Christianity Today (2000)That is what many in the rich world would like. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have met some of the most intelligent and able people in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your new partner has a job you respect in the medical world. The Sun (2008)It was a healthy reminder to politicians that in a free financial world their powers are limited. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)This simple observation unlocked the ancient world. WALKING THE BIBLE (2001)Why in the world have you come? Wives and Daughters (1864)There are other issues in the world apart from tax cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Just two days left me feeling ready to face the world again. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Like you scan the world in real life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will do them the world of good. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And onwards into a toy world few adults will comprehend. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It serves as a prelude to the world tour the group are set to embark upon next month. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At least a dozen banking groups across the world are thought to be caught up in the inquiry. The Sun (2012)We do indeed find the book and reading it changes our view of the world and the course of our lives. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)The race is one of the world's toughest endurance challenges. The Sun (2012)
Trends of 'world'
Extremely Common. world is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'world'
British English: world /wɜːld/ NOUN
The world is the planet that we live on.
It's a beautiful part of the world.
- American English: world
- Arabic: عَالَم
- Brazilian Portuguese: mundo
- Chinese: 世界
- Croatian: svijet
- Czech: svět
- Danish: verden
- Dutch: wereld
- European Spanish: mundo
- Finnish: maailma
- French: monde
- German: Welt
- Greek: κόσμος
- Italian: mondo
- Japanese: 世界
- Korean: 세계
- Norwegian: verden
- Polish: świat
- European Portuguese: mundo
- Romanian: pământ
- Russian: мир
- Spanish: mundo
- Swedish: värld
- Thai: โลก
- Turkish: dünya
- Ukrainian: світ
- Vietnamese: thế giới
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