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British English: /wəːld/
American English: /wərld/

Translation of world in Arabic:


  • 1 the biggest/smallest in the world
    الأَكْبَر \ الأَصْغَر في العالَمِ
    he is known throughout the world
    هو مَعْروفٌ في العالَمِ كُلِّهِ
    the creation of the world
    خَلْق العالَمِ \ الكَوْنِ
    to travel round the world
    سافَرَ حول العالَمِ
    to want something more than anything in the world
    أَرادَ شَيْئاً أَكْثَرَ من أَيِّ شَيْءٍ آخَرَ في العالَمِ
  • 2
    to make one's way in the world
    شَقَّ طَريقَهُ في الحَياةِ
    in the eyes of the world
    في عِيونِ العالَمِ
    to go up/down in the world
    عَلا \ انْخَفَضَ شَأْنُهُ في المُجْتَمَعِ
    to lead the world in electronics
    قادَ العالَمَ في الإلِكْتْرونِيّاتِ
    the whole world knows that
    العالَمُ كُلُّهُ يَعْلَمُ ذلك
    the outside world
    العالَم الخارِجيّ
  • 3
    the art/business world
    عالَم الفَنِّ \ الأَعْمالِ
  • 4
    (part of the earth)
    the developed world
    العالَم المُتَقَدِّم


to be worlds apart

كانا في عالَمَيْنِ مُخْتَلِفَيْنِ

to do somebody a world of good

كانَتْ لَهُ فائِدةٌ كَبيرةٌ بالنِسْبةِ لِشَخْصٍ

it's not the end of the world!

هذا لَيْسَ نِهايةَ العالَمِ!

to be out of this world

to set the world on fire

قَلَبَ \ أَشْعَلَ الدُنْيا

to set the world to rights

طَرَحَ حُلولاً لِمَشاكِلِ العالَمِ

to be the world's worst …

كانَ أَسْوَأَ … في العالَمِ

there's a world of difference between …

شَتّانَ بين …

to be on top of the world

كانَ في قِمّةِ السَعادةِ

to get the best of both worlds

حَصَلَ على أَفْضَلِ ما في العالَمَيْنِ

to think the world of somebody

كانَ مُعْجَباً جِدًّا بِشَخْصٍ

to watch the world go by

تَفَرَّجَ على الدُنْيا

with the best will in the world

(مَهْما حاوَلَ أنْ يَكونَ مُنْصِفاً)

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