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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
locate /lou'keit/
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    • xác định đúng vị trí, xác định đúng chỗ; phát hiện vị trí
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Concise Dictionary
locates|located|locating'ləʊkeɪt /ləʊ'keɪt
+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

Thesaurus 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?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
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.
Collocation Dictionary

1 find the position of sb/sth


accurately, precisely
The machine can accurately locate radioactive material.
| quickly | easily


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.
| abroad


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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