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cross section also: (British English) cross-section
American English: /krɔs/

Translation of cross section in Spanish:


countable or uncountable
  • 2 (representative sample) See examples:they took a cross section of society
    tomaron una muestra representativa de los distintos estratos sociales
    a cross section of opinion
    un amplio espectro de opinión

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    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.