Definición de descent
Video: pronunciation of 'descent'
Ejemplos de frases que contienen descent
Estos ejemplos se han seleccionado automáticamente y pueden contener contenido sensible. Lee mas…
All societies have means for organizing residence and descent groups. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)His descent into chaos and criminality had begun. The Sun (2011)The sudden descent could have happened because the pilots failed to put on oxygen masks. The Sun (2015)What followed for all of them was a descent into showbiz hell. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Then begins the long descent into hell. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And then will begin the descent into hell. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were reports that the brakes had failed as the coach rounded the bend on the steep descent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was a great deal of screaming from the cast and the audience and a satisfying descent into chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The distinction between local groups and descent groups is therefore one between common residence and a sense of common identity. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Reaching for a dictionary is made all the more difficult by the steep and winding descent that follows shortly afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The other path for failed attempts at behavioral control through physical punishment was outright cruelty and sometimes descent into unremitting family warfare. On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)Their cosy marriage's sudden descent into chaos is chillingly depicted. The Sun (2011)In this situation, women are mutually exchanged by descent groups in each generation. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)It traces descent through the father, and descent groups are formed around the relationship between father and son. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The coach crashed through a roadside wall on a sharp bend at the bottom of a steep descent near Grenoble. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Prominent family of French descent. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Like so many of Scottish descent my family now finds itself in England. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nobody gains from Syria's descent into chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But, of course, there is a slow and awful descent into chaos. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I got to know a lot of people of West Indian descent. The Sun (2012)
Listas de palabras
Tendencias de descent
Uso común. descent es una de las 10000 palabras más usadas del Diccionario Collins.
Ver uso en:
Traducciones de descent
Inglés británico: descent NOUN
A descent is a movement from a higher to a lower level or position.
During the descent three people collapsed in the cold and rain.
Definición de descent del Collins Diccionario inglés
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.