US: /dʒiˈɑɡɹəfi/
UK: /d‍ʒɪˈɒɡɹəfi/

English Vietnamese dictionary

geography /dʤi'ɔgrəfi/
  • danh từ
    • khoa địa lý; địa lý học

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] the scientific study of the earth's surface, physical features, divisions, products, population, etc: human / physical / economic / social geography + a geography lesson / department / teacher / textbook + a degree in geography
2 [sing.] the way in which the physical features of a place are arranged: the geography of New York City + Kim knew the geography of the building and strode along the corridor.
3 [sing.] the way in which a particular aspect of life or society is influenced by geography or varies according to geography: The geography of poverty and the geography of voting are connected.
geographical adjective: The survey covers a wide geographical area. + the geographical distribution of plants / services / wealth + The importance of the town is due to its geographical location.
geographically adverb: geographically remote areas

Collocation dictionary


economic, historical, human, physical, political, social

More information about SUBJECT


of study do, read, study ~ do ~
is more commonly used with school subjects (but may also be used with university subjects):She did maths, physics and chemistry at school.

study ~
is used with both school and university subjects:He studied German at school. She went on to study mathematics at university.

read ~
is only used with university subjects and is quite formal:She was educated privately and at Pembroke College, where she read classics.

lecture in, teach ~
He taught music at a school in Edinburgh.

Other verbs used withsubjectcan also be used with particular subjects of study:Half the students take geography at A level. We offer accounting as a subsidiary course.

~ degree, a degree/diploma in ~
a law degree a higher diploma in fine art

~ class, course, lecture, lesson
The genetics lectures are on a different campus.

~ department, a/the department of ~
All enquiries should be made to the Department of Architecture.

~ graduate, student, undergraduate
Some architecture graduates gain further qualifications in specialist fields.

~ lecturer, teacher, tutor
He's an English teacher at Highland Road School.

~ professor, (a) professor of ~
She's professor of linguistics at the University of Wales.

the study of ~
The study of philosophy helps you to think critically.

in ~
He got As in history and art.

Concise English dictionary

geographiesdʒɪ'ɑgrəfɪ /-'ɒg-
+study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation