English - Vietnamese Dictionary
latitude /'lætitju:d/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- độ vĩ; đường vĩ
- in the latitude 40o N: ở độ vĩ 40 Bắc
- ((thường) số nhiều) miền, vùng
- high latitudes: vùng khí hậu ấm áp
- phạm vi rộng, quyền rộng rãi
- to allow the people great latitude in politics: cho nhân dân có quyền (hoạt động) rộng rãi về chính trị
- to understand a problem in its proper latitude: hiểu vấn đề một cách đầy đủ toàn diện
latitudes'lætɪtuːd /-tjuːdAdvanced English Dictionary
+the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
+freedom from normal restraints in conduct
+an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
+scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (abbreviation lat.) [U] the distance of a place north or south of the EQUATOR (= the line around the world dividing north and south), measured in degrees
2 (latitudes) [pl.] a region of the world that is a particular distance from the EQUATOR: the northern latitudes
3 [U] ~ (in / for sth / to do sth) (formal) freedom to choose what you do or the way that you do it: They allow their children far too much latitude.
1 geographical position
high, low | northern, southern | polar, temperate
These birds only survive in temperate latitudes.
VERB + LATITUDE
a line of latitude
Some degree of latitude is required in interpreting the law on this point.
VERB + LATITUDE
allow (sb), give sb
This method allows very little latitude for error.
| ~ in
Nowadays, newspapers are allowed considerable latitude in criticizing the government.
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