In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(pronounced)(improvement/difference) marcado(improvement/difference) notable(difference/improvement) notorio(accent) marcado(accent) fuertethe contrast could hardly have been more marked — el contraste difícilmente podría haber sido mayor / más acusado
- Demand in Waterford City Centre for good retail locations is extremely strong and there has been a marked scarcity of suitable properties.
- Its perhaps most marked feature are the enormous collars on the coats, a very contemporary gesture.
- There's a marked improvement in my circulation.
- However, marked differences were found in the intensity of labelling of a range of nitrogenous compounds.
- We agree that the rewriting of history is an integral part of the historian's trade, and this has been a marked feature of our own work.
- Many other studies show marked changes in aggressive and deviant attitudes resulting from pornographic desensitization.
- Yes, Indian folk and tribal paintings reflect a marked distinction from the miniature art of classical traditions.
- There is a marked distinction between inland and coastal cookery, due not only to contrasting climatic conditions, but also to differences in history.
- Two months later the patient complained of marked progression of symptoms.
- She said the school has shown a marked improvement this year in their efforts to retain the green flag.
- What this actually points to is a marked, though still limited, diffusion of prosperity and a radically changing social and occupational structure.
- Intensive immunization campaigns have resulted in a marked decrease in polio throughout the world.
- While the use of accounting information intensified, there was no marked change in the system itself.
- There is a marked difference between those living in prosperous wheat belt and wine country, compared with those in declining steel towns.
- Is it your judgment that this is going to be a marked improvement in terms of national security?
- Scotland has delivered a bruising critique of its parliament, with the worst turnout for more than 150 years and a marked drop in support for the main parties.
- It has demonstrated long-lasting changes, with patients showing a marked reduction in service usage.
- In his trading ventures he showed a marked preference for associating with men of the Low Countries rather than those of Lynn.
- There I encountered a marked divergence of views.
- There has been a marked decrease in the number of dogs roaming loose on local roads and housing estates since the Dog Warden service swung back into action.
2a marked man — un hombre fichado
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