In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(convenience, service)servicio masculineclose to all amenities — cercano a todo tipo de servicios públicos
- An architect had been taking pictures of local amenities for a planning application.
- Although there are sketchy details at present, the platform will feature all the usual amenities.
- All they want is a roof over their heads and the basic amenities so they can have fun for a few days.
- It has all the usual local amenities including a primary school and shop.
- Basic amenities including toilet facilities and drinking water would be provided.
- Many of the old buildings lacked even basic amenities like water supply and restrooms for women.
- Once you have decided where you want to live, make sure that the local amenities suit your needs.
- The church, built in 1843, had deteriorated in recent years and lacked basic amenities.
- There is no doubt that the provision of these amenities has been a tremendous success.
- He stressed the need to provide basic amenities to people living in the rural areas.
- You get better services, better local amenities, even public transport is better.
- In addition, there is the impact on local amenities such as schools and health centres to be considered.
- Servants' quarters, meanwhile, often lack such basic amenities as running water.
- Building a larger store with more amenities is the only way we can continue to meet customers' needs.
- To present smart new buildings and amenities to the world is one thing, truly regenerating an area is quite another.
- The local roads, services, amenities, houses and schools are not large enough.
- The system was one which, although it had its irritations, also had its comforts and amenities for both sides.
- His home was destroyed, along with schools and community amenities, and many people were killed.
- A fine first step in this direction would be to provide basic amenities in all the depots.
- He also pointed out the concerns over traffic and the lack of amenities.
2literary(pleasantness)lo gratolo placentero
- We appeal to your generosity to help maintain this valuable amenity.
- A sophisticated analytical approach distinguishing between pain and suffering and loss of amenity is not usually required.
- It is thought that the scheme would include open space, commercial development and public amenity.
- National policy could give a more balanced steer to the conflicts of social justice and affordable housing against landscape and amenity.
- This site is located behind a developing business park which is already an intrusion in the countryside so there will be little loss of amenity.
- The residents, however, based their main objections on the parking and fears of loss of amenity around their homes.
- They defend their actions by spuriously claiming that a piece of amenity in the area will be bulldozed.
- The prospects of severely congested streets, increased health problems and loss of amenity in the city are real concerns.
- She also said extra noise and congestion, along with the effect on visual amenity, would have an adverse effect on surrounding homes.
- In so doing, he established for the first time in a court of law that windfarms can damage property values because of damage to visual amenity and noise.
- A lot of the surrounding countryside has been classified as National Park, and is great amenity to have on the doorstep.
- Councillors ruled last year that they were detrimental to visual amenity and had to come down.
- It serves no-one's interest to require planning permission for types of development that generally do not damage amenity.
- I therefore consider that the proposal would not result in an unacceptable loss of amenity by way of reduction of outlook and open aspect.
- It would not take a fortune to create a clean and tidy looking river bank and with a little imagination a very good amenity could be created in this area.
- The policies against the application relate in the main to visual amenity and highway safety.
- These plant collections are not just maintained in isolation but are often incorporated into gardens of great beauty and amenity.
- Diminished public amenity relating to injection drug use has also been reported in Kings Cross.
- The areas of natural amenity in the town have been clearly identified and developed.
- They demanded that any modernisation should favour amenity and leisure use.
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