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Pronunciation: /vɪˈsɪnəti/

Translation of vicinity in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable [formal]
  • 1.1 (area) inmediaciones (feminine plural), alrededores (masculine plural) in the (immediate) vicinity of sth en las inmediaciones or los alrededores de algo is there a public telephone in the vicinity? ¿hay algún teléfono público por aquí/por allí? there are few shops in this vicinity hay pocas tiendas en esta zona the hotel is situated in the vicinity of the airport el hotel está situado en las inmediaciones del aeropuerto in the vicinity of $100 alrededor de los 100 dólares, unos 100 dólares
    Example sentences
    • It was a point worth bearing in mind, and so was the way in which the local communities kept the high road cleared of snow in their vicinities.
    • The few hospitals still standing in the vicinities were destroyed, from the inside.
    • After 1660, vines were planted in Kursk, Tambov, and in the vicinities of Tula and Moscow.
    1.2 (proximity) vicinity (to sth) proximidad (feminine)(a algo)

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