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county

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊnti/

Translation of county in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

county
  • 1.1 (in US) condado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) county line límite (masculine) del condado
    Example sentences
    • England is also a culture of many smaller regionalisms, still centered on the old governmental unit of the county and the local villages and towns.
    • But he claimed highways chiefs from the county's local councils had been insistent that the 11 additional sites were needed now.
    • Residents will have the chance to express their views and concerns about local policing to the county's chief constable in a live webchat next week.
    1.2 (in UK) condado (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) county boundary límite (masculine) del condado county hall (in UK)[ edificio donde funciona la administración de un condado ]Diputación (feminine) Provincial (Spain/España)
    Example sentences
    • His spending blazed a new path through the county's usual political circuit.
    • Meanwhile, the man and his family have retaliated against the county and its political system.
    • The county has a political structure that has pushed for integrated housing and public facilities.

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