In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(office/library) centralcentral station — estación central feminine
- the central government/bank — el gobierno/banco central
- the car has central locking — el coche tiene cierre centralizado (de puertas)
- A firestorm would result: the heat in the central area rises so high that the fire consumes all available oxygen.
- All the issues likely to be central to the presidential race were discussed at length.
- These promises were central to a campaign to win a UN Security Council seat.
- The mobility of these groups was an essential economic strategy, central to the very nature of their profession.
- Two long, shallow water tanks flank the central display booth area.
- She said tidy town committees played a vital role which was central to community life.
- The concept of independence is central to the role of an attorney.
- In the middle of its central courtyard rises a large stupa, which once contained large Buddhist images.
- The whole lake area is divided into five parts, the northeast, the southeast, the northwest, the southwest and the central area.
- Endorsement should also be central to the campaign.
- We have already installed many - more than 1,000 spaces in the central area as well as many more in the suburbs.
- He used this genuine mandate to end American's war in Korea; the issue had been central to his campaign.
- Three overlying principles are central to the commission's findings.
- The tidy towns committees play a vital role that is central to community life and your continued efforts develop and improve our localities.
- David had a wide knowledge of the town and surrounding area and was a central player in the commercial and community life of Headford.
- A coordinated and targeted media campaign was central to this effort.
- The central area was surprisingly quiet compared, say, to York's Stonegate, but it soon became clear why.
- But the principle is central to Brown's personal election campaign.
- Those principles are now central to determining what is due process.
- The council's cabinet this week also gave the go-ahead to extensions to existing conservation areas in central Richmond and Kew Road.
- As they approached the central area of the building, Mike heard loud squeaking followed by a loud crash.
- Lower Broughton is one of several areas in central Salford which are to be targeted for regeneration in the coming years.
- It has changed a little bit since I lived there; there is a lot of stuff going on around the central dock area where I used to work during my placement year.
- The central console and dash area was nice and cheerful looking, mainly down to a good, simple design encased in shiny metal effect.
- How can the presidential candidates not address this issue so central to our future?
- That whole southeastern area of central Sofia has a load of cool bars and lounges, most concentrated around Rakovski and Levski.
- It said there was also ‘an attractive shopping area around a central court.’
- The Church serves members in Livingstone and as far south as Kabwe, in the central area of the country.
- This arrangement is based on Steiner's Fundamental Social Principle and has been central to the Camphill ethos.
- Working with people you know, engage and connect with, have a relationship with is very important, are really central to the whole idea.
- Only those willing to have the priest smash a coconut on their heads were allowed into the central area of the temple.
- On both counts, principles which should be central to any liberal democracy have become dangerously eroded.
- Some of them were worried about what was being done to ease the situation in crowded central areas like Chikpet.
- It includes the 1, 200m wall which runs around the whole central area of the estate.
- In addition, we need to face up to the fact that just about the only good public transport links in this area are into central London.
- Sunni Arabs live mainly in central areas without oil reserves and fear they will end up short changed.
- Council cabinet members next week are expected to approve a proposal that would see the pilot project extended to cover the Maltby and central Rotherham area.
- It is important that evidence is heard when it is central to determining the issues in the case.
- This parochial approach is not assisted by an academia that finds these issues, no matter how central to the issue of strategy, a bit of a yawn.
- The leadership issues have been central to the company's shortcomings.
1.2(problem) fundamental(problem) principal(theme/character) central(theme/character) principalto play a central role/part in sth — jugar un papel primordial / fundamental en algo
- to be central to sth
- this is central to the success of the project — esto es fundamental para que el proyecto sea un éxito
- his reinstatement is central to our demands — su readmisión es uno de los puntos clave de nuestras reivindicaciones
2.1(location/area/street) céntricoour office is very central — nuestra oficina está en una zona céntrica / en un lugar muy céntrico
- in central Chicago — en el centro de Chicago
- This ensures attendance information gathered will be recorded in, and accessible from, a central application.
- But PCT chief executive Lynnette Throp said the services were needed and had to be central and accessible.
- Because of its central location Portlaoise will provide ease of access for bands throughout the country.
- Changes in user access requirements can be entered from the central location for all building occupants.
- All documents are available to all members from the central location.
- The new capital required a secure and central location, easily accessible from all parts of the state.
- Now the keys to the gates and other access points are kept at a central location at Drumanakelly and can only be accessed from authorised personnel on site.
- With a central service area in the middle of the forest complex of stages, the road miles are being kept to the absolute minimum.
- Votes are counted incrementally on the spot and reported to a central location.
- A central location could be established for posting a daily schedule.
- It would provide a more central, more accessible visitors' centre than the one in the De Grey Rooms it would replace.
- Residents can access government documents in one central location by simply using the Document Management Tool.
- I don't know why they didn't have it on a weekend, or at least in a more central location.
- Other advantages of our facility here are the central and easily accessible location, plus plenty of free parking.
- Then they would all assemble at a central location in London to receive their payments.
- One area that is often overlooked in the health center is a central storage location for archival of health charts.
- The British chose the King David for its central location and because it was easy to guard.
- It is in a central location with proper not makeshift access for disabled patients.
2.3Linguistics(articulation/vowel) medio(vowel/articulation) central
- In view of the time required to move to more peripheral vowel positions, tense vowels tend to be peripheral and lax vowels closer to schwa, the neutral or central vowel.
- The near-open central vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages.
- Some linguists claim that it is a back vowel, others argue that it is a central vowel.
1USHistorycentral telefónica feminine
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