world

world
wə:ld
noun
1) (the planet Earth: every country of the world.) jorda
2) (the people who live on the planet Earth: The whole world is waiting for a cure for cancer.) folk, alle, (hele) verden
3) (any planet etc: people from other worlds.) planet, verden
4) (a state of existence: Many people believe that after death the soul enters the next world; Do concentrate! You seem to be living in another world.) verden, tilværelse
5) (an area of life or activity: the insect world; the world of the international businessman.) verden, rike
6) (a great deal: The holiday did him a/the world of good.) meget (godt), alt
7) (the lives and ways of ordinary people: He's been a monk for so long that he knows nothing of the (outside) world.) hverdagslivet, den vanlige verden
- worldliness
- worldwide
- World Wide Web
- the best of both worlds
- for all the world
- out of this world
- what in the world? - what in the world
univers
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verden
subst. \/wɜːld\/
1) verden
his world is rather limited
hans verden er ganske begrenset
we are a part of the English-speaking world
vi er en del av den engelsktalende verdenen
she dreamt of another and better world
hun drømte om en annen og bedre verden
2) jord
we are going on a journey round the world
vi skal reise jorden rundt
3) masse, mengde
all over the world over hele verden, i hele verden, verden over
all the world eller the whole world hele verden alle mennesker
the animal world dyreriket
as the world goes som det nå er i verden, som forholdene er nå, etter omstendighetene
be all the world to someone bety alt for noen
beat the world slå alle rekorder, stå i verdensklassen
be not long for his world ikke ha lenge igjen (å leve)
be thrown\/turned (up)on the world kastes ut i verden være ensom i verden
be the world for være i verdensklasse når det gjelder
be worlds apart være svært forskjellige
bring someone into the world sette noen til verden
carry the world before oneself slå seg fram i verden
citizen of the world verdensborger
come down in the world bli fattigere
come into the world komme til verden, bli født
come up in the world komme seg frem i livet
for all the world as if akkurat som om
for all the world like på en prikk lik, akkurat som
the Fourth World den fjerde verden (urbefolkningene i den industrialiserte verden)
from all over the world fra hele verden
the fullness of the world sefullness
get into the world komme ut i verden
give to the world offentliggjøre, publisere
how goes the world? hvordan står det til med deg?
how\/what\/where in the world hvordan\/hva\/hvor i all verden
ignorant of the world verdensfjern
in the whole world i hele verden, på hele jorden
in the world i all verden
why in the world did you not start earlier?
hvorfor i all verden begynte du ikke tidligere?
a man of the world en verdensmann
the New World den nye verden
not for the world ikke for alt i verden
the Old World den gamle verden
out of this world (hverdagslig) av en annen verden
her apple pie is out of this world
round the world jorden rundt
see the world se seg omkring i verden
so goes the world slik går det her i verden
start in\/begin the world begynne sin bane, begynne sin karriere
take the world as one finds it ta ting som de er
the best of both \/ all possible worlds det beste fra to verdener
(all) the world and his wife Gud og hvermann, alle og enhver
think the world of somebody sette svært stor pris på noen, forgude noen
the wide world hele verden
she was left to the wide world
hun var helt alene i verden
a world of en masse, uendelig mengde, himmelvid
the world, the flesh and the devil djevelen, verden og vårt eget kjød
the world to come\/be livet etter dette
a world too wide alldeles for vid, alldeles for bred
world without end i evighetens evighet
the world's commerce verdenshandelen
the world's end verdens ende
world's fair eller world fair verdensutstilling

English-Norwegian dictionary. 2013.

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