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underworld Saltos de línea: under|world
Pronunciación: /ˈʌndəwəːld/

Definición de underworld en inglés:


1The world of criminals or of organized crime: a man reputed to be a godfather of the Glasgow underworld [as modifier]: a prominent underworld figure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is suggested that an underworld crime figure planned to grab the mother and her child and to demand a six figure sum.
  • Detectives hunting a gunman who executed a father-of-three in a gangland murder have appealed to the criminal underworld to help nail the killer.
  • Too late they discover that he is an underworld crime lord, and that crossing him results in an inevitable slow and painful death.
criminal world, world of crime, organized crime;
informalgangland, mob, mobsters
2The mythical abode of the dead, imagined as being under the earth.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • To gain entrance to this forbidden domain she threatened to break down the gates of the underworld, free the dead and devour the living.
  • She also guides Persephone to the underworld and back twice a year and thus has a part to play in the seasons.
  • During the last six millennia, the hero's journey to the underworld of the dead has been a main part of epic storylines.
the netherworld, the land/abode of the dead, the infernal regions, the nether regions, hell, the abyss;
the abode of the damned, eternal damnation, eternal punishment, perdition;
Biblical Gehenna, Tophet, Abaddon;
Judaism Sheol;
Greek Mythology Hades, Tartarus, Acheron;
Roman Mythology Avernus;
Scandinavian Mythology Niflheim;
literarythe pit, the shades
archaicthe lower world

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