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1 the planet Earth: “every country of the world.”

2 the people who live on the planet Earth: “The whole world is waiting for a cure for cancer.”

3 any planet etc: “people from other worlds.”

4 a state of existence: “Many people believe that after death the soul enters the next world”

5 an area of life or activity: “the insect world”

6 a great deal: “The holiday did him a/the world of good.”
een hoop

7 the lives and ways of ordinary people: “He's been a monk for so long that he knows nothing of the (outside) world.”

'worldly (Bijvoeglijk naamwoord)

of or belonging to this world; not spiritual: “worldly pleasures.”
wereldlijk, werelds

'worldliness (Zelfstandig naamwoord)

wereldlijkheid, wereldsheid

'world'wide (adjectiv)

(extending over or found) everywhere in the world: “a worldwide sales network”

World Wide Web


the best of both worlds

the advantages of both the alternatives in a situation etc in which one can normally only expect to have one: “A woman has the best of both worlds when she has a good job and a happy family life.”
de gunstigste situatie

for all the world

exactly, quite etc: “What a mess you're in! You look for all the world as if you'd had an argument with an express train.”

out of this world

unbelievably marvellous: “The concert was out of this world.”

what in the world(?)

used for emphasis when asking a question: “What in the world have you done to your hair?”
in 's hemelsnaam
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Overige bronnen
the worldhet wereldje ; de wereld ; de aarde
world aardrijk ; wereld
Bronnen: interglot; Wakefield genealogy pages; Download IATE, European Union, 2017.

Voorbeeldzinnen met `world`
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EN: earth
EN: global
EN: international
EN: planetary
EN: worldwide

Uitdrukkingen en gezegdes
EN: a world of NL: een (hele) massa
EN: all the world NL: iedereen
EN: all the world and his wife NL: jan en alleman
EN: all over the world NL: overal ter wereld NL: de hele wereld door
EN: begin the world NL: het leven of zijn loopbaan beginnen
EN: the world to come NL: het hiernamaals
EN: for all the world like (as if) NL: precies als (of)
EN: I'm not long for this world NL: ik zal het niet lang meer maken
EN: how is the world using you?, how goes the world with you? NL: hoe maak je het?
EN: in the world NL: ter wereld
EN: how (what, who) in the world NL: hoe (wat, wie) in 's hemelsnaam
EN: feel on top of the world NL: in de zevende hemel zijn
EN: drunk to the world NL: stomdronken
EN: tired to the world NL: doodmoe
EN: world without end NL: in de eeuwen der eeuwen

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