In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(artista/profesional) prominent(profesional/artista) distinguished(actuación) outstandingla nota más destacada del día — the highlight of the day
- en presencia de destacadas personalidades — in the presence of prominent / distinguished figures
2(tropas) stationedlas fuerzas destacadas en las zonas montañosas — the forces stationed in the mountain areas
- nuestro equipo destacado en el lugar — our team on the spot
- el cuerpo diplomático destacado en Addis-Abeba — the diplomatic staff in Addis Ababa / assigned to Addis Ababa
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