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NOMlocationRegne Unit, Gran Bretanya, Regne Unit de Gran Bretanya i Irlanda del Nord, Regne Unit de la Gran Bretanya i Irlanda del Norda monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
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SentitA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; 'Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom.
SinònimsGran Bretanya, Regne Unit de Gran Bretanya i Irlanda del Nord, Regne Unit de la Gran Bretanya i Irlanda del Nord
Espècimen deregne, reialmeA country with a king as head of state
Membre deCEE, Comunitat Econòmica Europea, Comunitat Europea, UE, Unió EuropeaAn international organization of European countries formed after World War II to reduce trade barriers and increase cooperation / cooperation among its members
nato, Organització del Tractat de l'Atlàntic Nord, O.T.A.N., OTANAn international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security
Part deilles Britàniques, Illes BritàniquesGreat Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
PartsAnglaterraA division of the United Kingdom
Cymru, Gales, Gal·les, País de Gal·les, WalesOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
EscòciaOne of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Irlanda del NordA division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
Regió11-plus(formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school
5 de novembreanniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
Boxing Day, Dia de Sant EsteveFirst weekday after Christmas
Carta Magna, Magna CartaThe royal charter of political rights given to rebellious English barons by King John in 1215
Colonel BlimpAny elderly pompous reactionary ultranationalistic person (after the cartoon character created by Sir David Low)
DaleAn open river valley (in a hilly area)
Gran BretanyaAn island comprising England and Scotland and Wales
GuyAn effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
Lord cancellerThe highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords
MB(a British degree) a bachelor's degree in medicine / medicine
National TrustAn organization concerned to preserve historic monuments and buildings and places of historical interest or natural beauty
Open UniversityA British university that is open to people without formal academic qualifications and where teaching is by correspondence or broadcasting or summer school
Ordnance SurveyThe official cartography agency of the British government
Secret Intelligence ServiceThe government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible / responsible for internal security and counterintelligence overseas
Security ServiceThe government agency in the United Kingdom that is responsible / responsible for internal security and counterintelligence on British territory
Special Air ServiceA specialist regiment of the British army that is trained in commando techniques of warfare and used in clandestine operations (especially against terrorist groups)
adorn central, centre de taulaSomething placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
agent parlamentariA person who is employed to look after the affairs of businesses that are affected by legislation of the British Parliament
agiotistaOne who deals only with brokers or other jobbers
agitar, trémer, tremolarshake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
almirallatThe department in charge of the navy (as in Great Britain)
anglosaxóA person of Anglo-Saxon (especially British) descent whose native tongue is English and whose culture is strongly influenced by English culture as in WASP for 'White Anglo-Saxon Protestant'
anoracA kind of heavy jacket ('windcheater' is a British term)
aristòcrata, dama, nobleA woman of the peerage in Britain
arrogant, presumptuós(British informal) upstart
autoritat localAn administrative unit of local government
avantportA subsidiary port built in deeper water than the original port (but usually farther from the center of trade)
baldat(British informal) exhausted or worn out
bar, pub, taphouse, tavernatavern consisting of a building with a bar / bar and public rooms
baricentre, centre de massapoint representing the mean position of the matter in a body
berenarA light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
bessó, centre, cor, essència, nucli, quid, substànciaThe choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
bicicletaA bicycle that must be pedaled
bidellA minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
bilióThe number that is represented as a one followed by 12 zeros
boffin(British slang) a scientist or technician engaged in military research
boscanyA copse that shelters game
bossa d'escombrariesA plastic bag used to line a trash or garbage bin
bot de rem, bot de rems, embarcació de remsA rowboat
bravada, fetor, tufAn unpleasant smell
braç de gitanopudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled ... / rolled up and baked or steamed
broma pesadaA boisterous practical joke (especially by college students)
bufó, petitó(British informal) pretty and neat
cabina de control, caseta del guardaagullesA building from which signals are sent to control the movements of railway trains
cafè de carreteraA roadside cafe especially for lorry drivers
calceteriasocks and stockings and tights collectively (the British include underwear)
call center, centraletaA center equipped to handle a large volume of telephone calls (especially for taking orders or serving customers)
calçada, carrilOne of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
cambra cuirassadaA burglarproof and fireproof room in which valuables are kept
camí ral, carreteraA highway
canastrellA small light basket used as a measure for fruits
cara, fesomia, fisonomia, rostre, semblantThe human face ('kisser' and 'smiler' and 'mug' are informal terms for 'face' and 'phiz' is British)
carretera de circumval·lació, circumval·lació, disjuntor, rondaA highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center
cc, centímetre cúbic, mililitre, mil·lilitre, mlA metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
ceba d'hivern, ceba tendraA young / young onion before the bulb has enlarged
cel·laA large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily
centare, metre quadratA centare is 1/100th of an are
centrar, clavar, concentrar-se en, concentrar, enfocar, estar concentrat en, fixardirect one's attention on something
centreA building dedicated to a particular activity
centre, cor, mig, ullAn area that is approximately central within some larger / larger region
centre, mig, punt mitjàA point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
centre comercialmercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers
centre d'atencióThe object upon which interest and attention focuses
centre de curvaturaThe center of the circle of curvature
centre de gravetatThe point within something at which gravity can be considered to act
centre nerviósA cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
centímetre, cmA metric unit of length equal to one hundredth of a meter
certAn absolute certainty
chipolataA small thin sausage
clunchhardened clay
comitè d'empresa(chiefly Brit) a council representing employer and employees of a plant or business to discuss working conditions etc
compresaA disposable absorbent pad (trade name Kotex)
compte corrent, compteA bank account against which the depositor can draw checks that are payable on demand
compàsrhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration
comtat(United Kingdom) a region created by territorial division for the purpose of local government
concurs de whistA progressive whist party
conestableA police officer of the lowest rank
confeccionador, confeccionistasomeone who sells men's clothes
consell privatAn advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)
contentVery pleased
crossbenchAny of the seats in the House of Commons used by members who do not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition
crossbencherA member of the House of Commons who does not vote regularly with either the government or the Opposition
càlcul de costoscost accounting
data de caducitatA date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
decàmetre, dekameter, dekametre, dkmA metric unit of length equal to ten meters
decímetre, dmA metric unit of length equal to one tenth of a meter
decímetre cúbic, litre, lA metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions
dependent, venedorA salesperson in a store
dervdiesel oil used in cars and lorries with diesel engines
desguàsA hole into which a plug fits (especially a hole where water drains away)
deu penicsA decimal coin worth ten pennies
egocèntric, egoistaLimited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
eixerit, espavilat(British informal) not to be deceived / deceived or hoodwinked
embarbussamentAn incomprehensible talk
embolic, enrenou, garbuix, merder, nyapSomething badly botched or muddled
embrollaire, traficaA person without employment who makes money by various dubious schemes
epicentreThe point on the Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
escapadaA secret move (to avoid paying debts)
estipendiari(United Kingdom) a paid magistrate (appointed by the Home Secretary) dealing with police cases
excel·lent, magníficVery good
fabianismesocialism / socialism to be established by gradual reforms within the law
farina integral de blatflour made by grinding the entire wheat berry including the bran
fastigós, repulsiuVery unpleasant or offensive
femtometer, femtometre, fermiA metric unit of length equal to one quadrillionth of a meter
ferreteriaThe merchandise that is sold in an ironmonger's shop
fleapitAn old shabby movie theater
focus d'agitacióA center of trouble or disturbance
fregadoraA female domestic servant who does all kinds of menial work
frontbencherA member of the House of Commons who is a minister in the government or who holds an official position in an opposition party
fruiterA person who sells fruit
fruiteria, verdulaireA grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables
furgonetaAnother name for a station wagon
furgoneta(Great Britain) a closed railroad car that carries baggage or freight
galetaAny of various small flat sweet cakes ('biscuit' is the British term)
gibrell, lavabo, rentamansA basin for washing the hands ('wash-hand basin' is a British expression)
gran, més granOf the elder of two boys with the same family name
granotaA loose protective coverall or smock worn over ordinary clothing for dirty work
guapo(informal British) sexually attractive
gymslipA sleeveless tunic worn by English girls as part of a school uniform
hectòmetre, hmA metric unit of length equal to 100 meters
hipermercatA huge supermarket (usually built on the outskirts of a town)
hortalissa, llegum, verduraedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
houseman, internAn advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised / supervised practical experience ('houseman' is a British term)
humà, humanitarimarked by humanistic values and devotion to human welfare
idiotaA silly and inept person
impermeable, macA waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
instant, minut, moment, segonAn indefinitely short time
inventatHaving been paved
jersei, suèterA crocheted / crocheted or knitted garment covering the upper part of the body
jobcentreA government office in a town where information about available jobs is displayed and where unemployment benefits are administered
joc dels paletsA game / game in which coins or discs are slid by hand across a board toward a mark
kilòmetre, km, quilòmetreA metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
kilòmetres per hora, Km/h, quilòmetre per hora, quilòmtres per horaThe ratio of the distance traveled (in kilometers) to the time spent traveling (in hours)
lector de missatges, locutor, presentadorsomeone who reads out broadcast news bulletin
llibre verdA preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate / stimulate discussion
ludo, parxísA simple board game in which players move counters according to the throw of dice
maleter, portaequipatgeBritish term for the luggage compartment in a car
manetaA knob used to release the catch when opening a door (often called 'doorhandle' in Great Britain)
melassaA pale cane syrup
menor, més petitOf the younger of two boys with the same family name
mercerA dealer in textiles (especially silks)
metre, mThe basic unit of length adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites (approximately 1.094 yards)
metre cúbic, quilolitreA metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
micromicron, picòmetreA metric unit of length equal to one trillionth of a meter
micromillimeter, micromillimetre, micromil·límetre, millimicron, nanòmetreA metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter
mil milionsA billion
millimetre, mil·límetreA metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter
mil·límetre cúbicA metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge
minicabA minicar used as a taxicab
minifundiA piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation
minifundistaA person owning or renting a smallholding
modA British teenager or young adult in the 1960s
molt cansatVery tired
molt sorprèsutterly astounded
mortadel·la bolonyesa, polonyAnother name for Bologna sausage
muffin manformerly an itinerant peddler of muffins
mym, myriameter, myriametreA metric unit of length equal to 10,000 meters
nanYour grandmother
necesserA waterproof bag for holding bathrooms items (soap and toothpaste etc.) when you are travelling
obligació amb primaA government bond that bears no interest or capital gains but enters the holder into lotteries
oli de cacauetAn oil from peanuts
ona mitjanaA radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 meters (a frequency between 300 kilohertz and 3000 kilohertz)
pale aleAn amber colored ale brewed with pale malts
parA nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount / viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
paraiguacolloquial terms for an umbrella
parlamentA legislative assembly in certain countries
pas de vianants, pas de zebra, pas zebrastreet crossing where pedestrians have right of way
pastes de teFlat semisweet cookie or biscuit usually served with tea
patates fregides, patates rossesstrips of potato fried in deep fat
planxa, relliscadaA conspicuous mistake whose effects seem to reverberate
plataformaThe platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls
playboxA box for a child's toys and personal things (especially at a boarding school)
polzadaA unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
preceptorteacher at a university or college (especially at Cambridge or Oxford)
president de la mesa electoralThe official in each electorate who holds the election and returns the results
primerAn honours degree of the highest class
pud(British) the dessert course of a meal ('pud' is used informally)
punt mortThe position of a crank when it is in line with the connecting rod and not exerting torque
púding de pèsolsA pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg
quilòmetre cúbicA unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
rectorThe honorary or titular head of a university / university
reemissióA system for distributing radio or tv programs
reracuina, trascocinaA small room (in large old British houses) next to the kitchen
resLittle or nothing at all
residència universitàriaA university dormitory
rockerA tough youth of 1950's and 1960's wearing Edwardian style clothes
rugbi, rugbyA form of football played with an oval ball
sala, salóA sitting room (usually at school or university)
sala de suboficialsmilitary quarters of midshipmen and junior officers on a British warship
saló de teA restaurant where tea and light meals are available
scrumpyStrong cider (as made in western England)
sirA title used before the name of knight or baronet
sis penicsA small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies
skidpanA paved surface on which cars can be made to skid so that drivers can practice controlling them
skiffleA style of popular music in the 1950s
slopsellerA dealer in cheap ready-made clothing
societat anònima, societat mercantilA company that is organized to give its owners limited liability
sucre granulatVery finely granulated sugar that was formerly sprinkled from a castor
sufragistaA woman advocate of women's right to vote (especially a militant advocate in the United Kingdom at the beginning of the 20th century)
swizBritish slang for a swindle
tassa de teA cup of tea
tavernerThe keeper of a public house
taxadorsomeone who assesses the monetary worth of possessions
tearawayA reckless / reckless and impetuous person
thatcheristaAn advocate of Thatcherism
tiberiA large satisfying meal
titular encarregatThe person who holds an office
torre, vil·ladetached or semidetached suburban house
torticoliA painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back ('rick' and 'wrick' are British)
tradTraditional jazz as revived in the 1950s
tram, tramvia, tramviari, tròleiA wheeled vehicle that runs on rails and is propelled by electricity
trasterA storeroom in a house where odds and ends can be stored (especially furniture)
tres penicsformer cupronickel coin of the United Kingdom equal to three pennies
trilióThe number that is represented as a one followed by 18 zeros
tómbolaA lottery in which tickets are drawn from a revolving drum
voralA grass border along a road
winceyA plain or twilled fabric of wool and cotton used especially for warm shirts or skirts and pajamas
wog(offensive British slang) term used by the British to refer to people of color from Africa or Asia
xalanaSailing barge used especially in East Anglia
xarcuterA vendor of pork and products made from pork
xarreteraSomething worn on the shoulder of a military uniform as an emblem of a division / division etc.
àvia, gran, iaia, nanaThe mother of your father or mother
AnglèsUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great Britain
EspanyolGran Bretaña, Reino, Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte, Reino Unido de la Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte, Reino Unido, United Kingdom
AdjectiusbritànicOf Britain

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