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zoo

Saltos de línea: zoo

Definición de zoo en inglés:

sustantivo

1An establishment which maintains a collection of wild animals, typically in a park or gardens, for study, conservation, or display to the public.
Example sentences
  • Once it was only possible to see animals in zoos or in marine parks but in recent years there has been a huge growth in wildlife tourism around the world.
  • In Colombia, biologists are busy reintroducing young condors hatched in North American zoos to parks and reserves.
  • While some of the animals are kept in zoos, the Sumatran rhino is difficult to breed in captivity.
1.1A situation characterized by confusion and disorder: it’s a zoo in the lobby
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I was reluctant to do the Olympics because I thought it would be a zoo.
  • Through the human zoo called Paris, the driver found his way to the shop located in the middle of the entertainment part of the city.

Origen

mid 19th century: abbreviation of zoological garden, originally applied specifically to that of Regent's Park, London.

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