world

world
1. сущ.
1)
а) общ. мир, свет; вселенная

the whole [entire\] world — весь мир

to travel around the world — путешествовать вокруг света, путешествовать по миру

б) общ. население земного шара, человечество
в) общ. планета; мир

Are there any other inhabited worlds? — Есть ли еще обитаемые миры, кроме нашего?

2) общ. (группа стран, регион; часть земного шара)

the Third World countries — страны третьего мира

the Old World — Старый Свет

the New World — Новый Свет

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3) общ. сфера, область (деятельности)

the world of sport, the sports world — спортивный мир

scientific world — научный мир

4) общ. мир, царство

the animal [the vegetable\] world — животный [растительный\] мир

wild world — мир дикой природы

5) общ. период истории

the ancient [the medieval\] world — древний [средневековый\] мир

6)
а) общ. жизнь (отдельного человека)

to know the world — иметь опыт, знать жизнь

to come up [to rise, to make one's way\] in the world — сделать карьеру, преуспеть в жизни

б) общ. мир, мирок; круг (знакомых и т. п.); окружающая среда

to live in your own little world — жить в своем собственном маленьком мирке

7) общ. общество

the great world — высший свет

8) общ. множество, масса, уйма

a world of faults — уйма недостатков

2. прил.
1) общ. всемирный, мировой; относящийся ко всему миру

world championship — первенство [чемпионат\] мира

world market — мировой рынок

world oil market — мировой рынок нефти

See:
world commerce, world economy, world experience, world government, World Island, world market, world marketing, world money, World Ocean, world organization, world outlook, world output, world price, world shop, world trade, world view, world water balance, World Development Indicators, World Economic Climate, World Economic Outlook, World Economic Survey, World Equity Benchmark Shares, World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, World Trade Agreement, World Association of Opinion and Marketing Research Professionals, World Association of Public Opinion Research, World Bank, World Confederation of Labour, World Congresses of Accounting Historians, World Court, World Customs Organization, World Federation, World Federation of Scientific Workers, World Federation of Trade Unions, World Food Programme, World Gold Council, World Health Organization, World Intellectual Property Organization, World Meteorological Organization, World Tourism Organization, World Trade Club, World Trade Organization, World Zionist Conference
2) общ. известный во всем мире; распространенный во всем мире

world scientist — ученый с мировым именем

world peace — мир во всем мире

Syn:
world-famous, world-known, world-wide
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Англо-русский экономический словарь.

Смотреть что такое "world" в других словарях:

  • world — [ wɜrld ] noun *** 1. ) singular society in general, in all countries: We want to guarantee our children a safer world. all over the world/throughout the world: The same problems are faced by children throughout the world. the whole world: Since… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • World — World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a man +… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • world — ► NOUN 1) (the world) the earth with all its countries and peoples. 2) a region or group of countries: the English speaking world. 3) all that belongs to a particular period or sphere of activity: the theatre world. 4) (one s world) a person s… …   English terms dictionary

  • world — [wʉrld] n. [ME < OE werold, world, humanity, long time, akin to OHG weralt < early WGmc comp. < * wera , man (see WEREWOLF) + * alth , an age, mankind (for IE base see OLD): basic sense “the age of man”] 1. a) the planet earth b) the… …   English World dictionary

  • world — O.E. woruld, worold human existence, the affairs of life, also the human race, mankind, a word peculiar to Germanic languages (Cf. O.S. werold, O.Fris. warld, Du. wereld, O.N. verold, O.H.G. weralt, Ger. Welt), with a literal sense of age of man …   Etymology dictionary

  • world — UK US /wɜːld/ noun [C, usually singular] ► a particular area of activity: »Our world of work is changing rapidly. »the world of advertising/the internet »the business/corporate world …   Financial and business terms

  • world — [n1] planet, globe cosmos, creation, earth, heavenly body, macrocosm, microcosm, nature, sphere, star, terrene, universe; concepts 511,770 world [n2] class of existing beings class, division, everybody, everyone, group, humanity, humankind, human …   New thesaurus

  • world|ly — «WURLD lee», adjective, li|er, li|est, adverb. –adj. 1. of this world; not of heaven: »worldly wealth, worldly knowledge, worldly ambition. SYNONYM(S): mundane. See syn. under earthly. (Cf. ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • world — universe, *earth, cosmos, macrocosm …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • world — world1 W1S1 [wə:ld US wə:rld] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(our planet/everyone on it)¦ 2 in the world 3¦(the society we live in)¦ 4¦(group of countries )¦ 5¦(time in history)¦ 6¦(somebody s life and experiences)¦ 7¦(area of activity/work)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • world — /werrld/, n. 1. the earth or globe, considered as a planet. 2. (often cap.) a particular division of the earth: the Western world. 3. the earth or a part of it, with its inhabitants, affairs, etc., during a particular period: the ancient world. 4 …   Universalium

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