In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Geografíaun mapa del relieve de España — a relief map of Spain
- la ladera occidental tiene un relieve muy accidentado — the western slopes are very rugged
2.1Artereliefen relieve — in relief
- letras en relieve — embossed letters
2.2(parte que sobresale)el marco tiene un centímetro de relieve — the frame protrudes by a centimeter
3(importancia)prominencefirmaron la carta personas de gran relieve — the letter was signed by some very prominent people
- no hay institución de más relieve en ese campo — it is the leading institution in that field
- esta noticia da especial relieve a la reunión de mañana — this news lends special importance to tomorrow's meeting / makes tomorrow's meeting especially important
- la presencia del Rey dio relieve a la ceremonia — the King's presence lent an added grandeur to the ceremony
- poner de relieve — to highlight
- pusieron de relieve la necesidad de mejorar la infraestructura — they highlighted / emphasized / stressed the need to improve the infrastructure
4relieves masculine plural(de comida)leftovers
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