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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
region /'ri:dʤn/
  • danh từ
    • vùng, miền
      • a mountainous region: miền đồi núi
      • the abdominal region: (giải phẫu) vùng bụng
    • tầng lớp (quyển khí...)
    • lĩnh vực
      • the region of metaphysics: lĩnh vực siêu hình học
    • khoảng
      • this costs in the region of 500d: cái đó giá trong khoảng 500 đồng
    • lower (nether) regions
      • địa ngục, âm ti
    • upon regions
      • trời, thiên đường
Concise Dictionary
+the extended spatial location of something
+a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
+a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth
+the approximate amount of something (usually used prepositionally as in `in the region of')
+a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 district, area, zone, territory, division, locality, sector, section, tract, part, dominion, precinct, province, quarter, department:
Each region is under the suzerainty of a powerful dictator.
2 sphere, territory, domain, province, field, ambit, pale, jurisdiction, bailiwick:
She is an expert in the region of climatology.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C] a large area of land, usually without exact limits or borders: the Arctic / tropical / desert regions + one of the most densely populated regions of North America
2 [C] one of the areas that a country is divided into, that has its own customs and/or its own government: the Basque region of Spain
3 (the regions) [pl.] (BrE) all of a country except the capital city: People in the regions should not have to travel to London to fly to the United States.
4 [C] a part of the body, usually one that has a particular character or problem: pains in the abdominal region
Idioms: in the region of used when you are giving a number, price, etc. to show that it is not exact: He earns somewhere in the region of £20 000.
Collocation Dictionary

1 area of land/part of a country


large | small | entire, whole | distinct, particular, specific | northern, southern, etc. | central | border, far-flung, outlying, peripheral, remote | neighbouring, surrounding | unexplored | geographical | arid, coastal, desert, equatorial, jungle, mountain/mountainous, polar, tropical | Basque, Gulf, London, Pacific, etc. | autonomous | urbanized | rural | populated
a sparsely populated region
| economic | developed, industrial | developing | depressed, poor, underdeveloped
the poorer regions of the continent
| prosperous, rich
Italy's richest region
| oil-producing, etc.


inhabit, live in
Nomads have inhabited this region for thousands of years.
| work in | leave | visit | divide sth into
The country is divided into 17 autonomous regions.
| confine sb/sth to
This bird is largely confined to the southern regions of the country.


cover sb/sth
The champagne-producing region covers 34,500 hectares.


across a/the ~
Sports events across the region have been cancelled because of the weather.
| from a/the ~
Twenty participants from the Asia-Pacific region will be invited to the seminar.
| in/within a/the ~
The animal is found in the northern regions of Sweden.
| in the ~ of
(figurative) She earns in the region of (= approximately) £200,000.
| throughout a/the ~
The plant is found throughout the western regions of the country.


sth varies from region to region
Sanitary facilities varied widely from region to region.

2 part of the body


distinct, particular, specific | brain, etc.


from a/the ~
tissue from the mouth region
| in/within a/the ~
cells in a particular region of the brain

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