abroad


abroad
ə'bro:d
adverb
1) (in or to another country: He lived abroad for many years.) en el extranjero, fuera
2) (current; going around: There's a rumour abroad that she is leaving.) que corre, en circulación
abroad adv
1. al extranjero
we went abroad on holiday fuimos de vacaciones al extranjero
2. en el extranjero
she lives abroad vive en el extranjero
abroad
tr[ə'brɔːd]
adverb
1 (position) en el extranjero; (movement) al extranjero
she lives abroad vive en el extranjero
to go abroad ir al extranjero
2 formal use (everywhere) por todas partes
it is rumoured abroad that ... se rumorea por ahí que ...
3 architecture fuera, fuera de casa
she never ventures abroad after nightfall nunca se atreve a salir a la calle por la noche
abroad [ə'brɔd] adv
1) about, widely: por todas partes, en todas direcciones
the news spread abroad: la noticia corrió por todas partes
2) overseas: en el extranjero, en el exterior
abroad
adv.
en el extranjero adv.
fuera adv.
n.
extranjero s.m.
ə'brɔːd
adverb
1) (in/to other countries) <live/work> en el extranjero or el exterior

to go abroad — irse* al extranjero or al exterior

when he's abroad — cuando está fuera del país

I've never been abroad — nunca he salido del país

2) (in circulation) (arch or liter)

there are unpleasant rumors abroad — corren rumores desagradables

[ǝ'brɔːd]
ADV
1) (=in foreign country) en el extranjero

to live abroad — vivir en el extranjero

to go abroad — ir al extranjero

he had to go abroad — (fleeing) tuvo que salir del país

when the minister is abroad — cuando el ministro está fuera del país

our army abroad — nuestro ejército en el extranjero

our debts abroad — nuestras deudas en el exterior

troops brought in from abroad — tropas traídas del extranjero

2) frm (=about)

there is a rumour abroad that ... — corre el rumor de que ...

how did the news get abroad? — ¿cómo se divulgó la noticia?

3) (=outside) fuera

there were not many abroad at that hour — había poca gente por las calles a aquella hora

* * *
[ə'brɔːd]
adverb
1) (in/to other countries) <live/work> en el extranjero or el exterior

to go abroad — irse* al extranjero or al exterior

when he's abroad — cuando está fuera del país

I've never been abroad — nunca he salido del país

2) (in circulation) (arch or liter)

there are unpleasant rumors abroad — corren rumores desagradables


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Abroad — A*broad , adv. [Pref. a + broad.] 1. At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad. [1913 Webster] The fox roams far abroad. Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abroad — [ə brôd′] adv. [ME abrode < on brod: see ON & BROAD] 1. broadly; far and wide 2. in circulation; current [a report is abroad that he has won] 3. outside one s house; outdoors [to stroll abroad] 4 …   English World dictionary

  • abroad — (adv.) mid 13c., widely apart, from O.E. on brede, which meant something like at wide (see BROAD (Cf. broad) (adj.)). The sense out of doors, away from home (late 14c.) led to the main modern sense of out of one s country, overseas (mid 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • abroad — [adj] in a foreign country away, elsewhere, in foreign lands, in foreign parts, out of the country, overseas, touring, traveling; concept 583 Ant. at home …   New thesaurus

  • abroad — ► ADVERB 1) in or to a foreign country or countries. 2) in different directions; over a wide area. 3) at large; in circulation. 4) archaic out of doors. ► NOUN ▪ foreign countries collectively …   English terms dictionary

  • abroad — a|broad W3S2 [əˈbro:d US əˈbro:d] adv [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: abroad over a wide area (13 21 centuries), from broad] 1.) in or to a foreign country ▪ I ve never lived abroad before. ▪ She often goes abroad on business. ▪ We never travelled… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • abroad — [[t]əbrɔ͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV after v, n ADV, be ADV, from ADV If you go abroad, you go to a foreign country, usually one which is separated from the country where you live by an ocean or a sea. I would love to go abroad this year, perhaps to… …   English dictionary

  • abroad — /euh brawd /, adv. 1. in or to a foreign country or countries: famous at home and abroad. 2. in or to another continent: Shall we go to Mexico or abroad this summer? 3. out of doors; from one place to another; about: No one was abroad in the… …   Universalium

  • abroad — adverb 1 in or to a foreign country: I ve never lived abroad before. | go abroad: She often goes abroad on business. 2 formal if a feeling, piece of news etc is abroad, a lot of people feel it or know about it: commercial secrets which we did not …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • abroad — /əˈbrɔd / (say uh brawd) adverb 1. in or to a foreign country or countries: *There was nothing mythic at Sydney: momentous objects, beings, and events all occurred abroad or in the elsewhere of books. –shirley hazzard, 1980. 2. out of doors: *She …   Australian English dictionary

  • abroad — adv. from abroad (he had to return from abroad) * * * [ə brɔːd] from abroad (he had to return from abroad) …   Combinatory dictionary


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