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continental

Saltos de línea: con|tin|en¦tal
Pronunciación: /kɒntɪˈnɛnt(ə)l
 
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Definición de continental en inglés:

adjetivo

1 [attributive] Forming or belonging to a continent: continental Antarctica
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Such locations were defined based on the latitude and longitude of the center of the country (or continental area) of origin.
  • And we can say the same thing for other continents that all large continental areas are clearly having increases in temperature which are directly attributable to human activities.
  • Earthquakes primarily represent a threat to areas where continental plates meet: Japan, Turkey, California, for example.
2 (also Continental) In, from, or characteristic of mainland Europe: a continental holiday
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Visitors can indulge in Indian, Chinese or Continental cuisine as well as delights from the bakery.
  • Among the chief achievements of the Continental navy was to bring the war to Europe.
  • Arguably, it is this route that Continental philosophy has followed ever since.

sustantivo

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An inhabitant of mainland Europe.
Example sentences
  • The decision was just one of several which has led to accusations by the continentals of British bias on the European Tour.
  • There he was at Murray Park on Friday patiently informing us of the distinctions the continentals make over European trophies and the terminology utilised.
  • The word ‘federalism’ has an entirely different meaning and historical associations for the British and the continentals.

Derivados

continentally

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • As is the case with some futuristic plots, the world has essentially become continentally divided into massive regional factions.
  • In the tree, the non-African populations clustered continentally, with bootstrap analysis supporting grouping of European and Amerindian populations.
  • But while corporate business and its political clients are organized continentally, progressives are not.

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