English - Vietnamese Dictionary
locate /lou'keit/Concise Dictionary
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locates|located|locating'ləʊkeɪt /ləʊ'keɪtThesaurus Dictionary
+discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining
+determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
+assign a location to
+take up residence and become established
Advanced English Dictionary
1 situate, place, site, position, set (up), fix, pinpoint, establish, settle, base:
Where is your office located? We located our warehouse close to the railway
2 find, come across, discover, unearth, lay or put or get one's hand(s) or finger(s) on, chance or hit upon, turn up, track down:
Where can I locate a good piano player?
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] to find the exact position of sb/sth: The mechanic located the fault immediately. + Rescue planes are trying to locate the missing sailors.
2 [VN] to put or build sth in a particular place: They located their headquarters in Swindon.
3 [V +adv./prep.] (especially AmE) to start a business in a particular place: There are tax breaks for businesses that locate in rural areas.
1 find the position of sb/sth
The machine can accurately locate radioactive material.
| quickly | easily
VERB + LOCATE
be able/unable to, can/could
We haven't yet been able to locate a suitable site.
| try to | fail to | be easy to
Some stars are quite easy to locate with a telescope.
| be difficult to 2 be located
be in a place
The hotel is centrally located between Dam Square and Central Station.
| conveniently, ideally, strategically | physically
Two people can meet in virtual reality even if physically located in different continents.
at, between, close to, in, on, near, outside, within, etc.
Your accommodation is conveniently located within walking distance of the town centre.
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