In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(containing many buildings)a built-up area — una zona muy urbanizada
- Parkwood Street is a built-up area where many children play.
- The district council issued the notice because it decided there was no over-riding national or local need to justify such a development outside a built-up area, with access directly on to a main road.
- ‘They've built a lot of houses in the time we lived here and the place has changed quite dramatically, so from being right on the edge of town we are in quite a built-up area now,’ says Mike Burton, who moved into the area nine years ago.
- And the sort of smart weapon systems that we currently see used to great excess in the battlefield outside towns may not be so smart or efficient in a built-up area.
- The plane should have been tested over the sea, not a built-up area, and I just feel there should have been an apology.
- It's far easier to get a higher level of safety for pedestrians and cyclists in a busy, built-up area if you have traffic signals.
- It happened in broad daylight in a built-up area crowded with people.
- It aims to get a higher proportion of people out of their cars at the edge of the built-up area and help us ease congestion.
- Moreover, the built-up area thus formed will become congested with buildings, paving the way for urbanisation and consequent environmental degradation.
- Despite the impression you may have of Hong Kong as an urban hell, its built-up area is actually concentrated in a relatively small area.
- Counterattack in a built-up area consists of storming buildings and is conducted with relatively small assets from the second echelon force.
- The York site is at Haxby, about 5 km north of the city center on the edge of the built-up area.
- Every soldier's nightmare is fighting in a built-up area.
- The whole built-up area of the town will be judged, generally speaking the area within the speed limits.
- Police say the largely built-up area around the park has become one of the town's juvenile nuisance hotspots in recent years and a revamped park would help deter anti-social behaviour.
- In line with customer expectations of large open and green spaces, most new projects try to keep built-up area to a minimum.
- Between 1980 and 2000 the built-up area of Britain more than doubled, even though the rate of population growth was slight.
- Although the site lies within a built-up area, in terms of location, it is remote from the nearest large settlement.
- But Essex County Council said its guidelines prevented the speed limit being reduced as it is not a built-up area.
- In the middle of all this woodland is Oxleas Meadows - it's easy to forget you're within the London postcodes here, and only the distant din of the A2 reminds you that you're in the middle of a built-up area.
2(with added height)(heel/shoe) con alza
- The built-up roof's membrane is generally thicker and stronger compared to most other roofing options with its multiple layers and gravel surfacing.
- Designs in which any type of built-up platform (other than the bed platform) is raised off the floor are not allowed.
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