In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(situado)la ciudad está asentada a orillas de un río — the town lies on the banks of a river
- la sede de la organización está asentada en Nueva York — the organization's headquarters is located / situated in New York
- el hotel está asentado sobre la colina — the hotel sits / stands on top of the hill
- el colegio está asentado sobre terreno arenoso — the school is built on sandy ground
2(establecido)(creencia) deep-rooted(creencia) deeply rooted(creencia) firmly held(tradición) deep-rooted(tradición) deeply rooted(tradición) well-established(persona) settled (in)el respeto a las tradiciones está muy asentado en él — he has a deep-rooted / deeply rooted respect for tradition
- no está todavía asentado en su nuevo trabajo — he isn't / hasn't settled into his new job yet
- todavía no se sienten asentados allí — they haven't really settled in there yet
3Latin America(maduro, juicioso)mature
masculine and feminine noun
1(who works his/her own land) peasant farmer
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