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congeries

División en sílabas: con·ge·ries
Pronunciación: /ˈkänjərēz
 
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Definición de congeries en inglés:

sustantivo (plural igual)

A disorderly collection; a jumble: whiffs of ground coffee and a congeries of smells
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is difficult not to believe that at times our judges, in trying to craft general principles from of a confusing congeries of conflicting case-law, have simply failed adequately to understand it or the principles behind it.
  • This is a point that may yet come home to cities that are currently embracing big-box retail development in place of the congeries of small shops and homes that exist now.
  • It was on the periphery that the idea of ‘the British Empire as a congeries of territories linked by their commerce, united with common interests and centred politically upon London’ was most compelling.

Origen

mid 16th century: from Latin congeries 'heap, pile', from congerere 'heap up'.

Words that rhyme with congeries

Potteries • molasses

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