1 ♦ abroad♦ abroad /əˈbrɔ:d/avv.1 all'estero: at home and abroad, in patria e all'estero; to go abroad, andare all'estero; from abroad, dall'estero NOTA D'USO: - abroad o to abroad?-2 in circolazione; in giro: to spread rumours abroad, spargere in giro voci; There is discontent abroad, circola il malcontento3 (antiq.) fuori; all'aperto: to venture abroad, arrischiarsi a uscire4 (arc.) in errore.
2 abroad[ə'brɔːd]1) [go, live, travel] all'estero* * *[ə'bro:d]1) (in or to another country: He lived abroad for many years.) all'estero2) (current; going around: There's a rumour abroad that she is leaving.) in giro* * *[ə'brɔːd]1) [go, live, travel] all'estero
3 -abroad o to abroad?-Nota d'usoLa locuzione all'estero si traduce con l'avverbio “abroad” che non va mai preceduto da preposizioni: L'anno scorso siamo andati in vacanza all'estero, we went on holiday abroad last year (non we went on holiday to abroad last year); Ho vissuto all'estero per cinque anni, I lived abroad for five years.
4 ■ move abroad■ move abroadv. i. + avv.trasferirsi all'estero.
5 ■ shift abroad
6 ■ spread abroad■ spread abroadv. t. + avv.diffondere; divulgare; propalare.
7 ■ stir abroad■ stir abroadv. i. + avv.muoversi di casa; andare fuori (o in giro).
8 ■ walk abroad■ walk abroadv. i. + avv. (lett.)3 ( di un fantasma) apparire.
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Abroad — A*broad , adv. [Pref. a + broad.] 1. At large; widely; broadly; over a wide space; as, a tree spreads its branches abroad. [1913 Webster] The fox roams far abroad. Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. Without a certain confine; outside the house; away from… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
abroad — [ə brôd′] adv. [ME abrode < on brod: see ON & BROAD] 1. broadly; far and wide 2. in circulation; current [a report is abroad that he has won] 3. outside one s house; outdoors [to stroll abroad] 4 … English World dictionary
abroad — (adv.) mid 13c., widely apart, from O.E. on brede, which meant something like at wide (see BROAD (Cf. broad) (adj.)). The sense out of doors, away from home (late 14c.) led to the main modern sense of out of one s country, overseas (mid 15c.) … Etymology dictionary
abroad — [adj] in a foreign country away, elsewhere, in foreign lands, in foreign parts, out of the country, overseas, touring, traveling; concept 583 Ant. at home … New thesaurus
abroad — ► ADVERB 1) in or to a foreign country or countries. 2) in different directions; over a wide area. 3) at large; in circulation. 4) archaic out of doors. ► NOUN ▪ foreign countries collectively … English terms dictionary
abroad — a|broad W3S2 [əˈbro:d US əˈbro:d] adv [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: abroad over a wide area (13 21 centuries), from broad] 1.) in or to a foreign country ▪ I ve never lived abroad before. ▪ She often goes abroad on business. ▪ We never travelled… … Dictionary of contemporary English
abroad — [[t]əbrɔ͟ːd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV: ADV after v, n ADV, be ADV, from ADV If you go abroad, you go to a foreign country, usually one which is separated from the country where you live by an ocean or a sea. I would love to go abroad this year, perhaps to… … English dictionary
abroad — /euh brawd /, adv. 1. in or to a foreign country or countries: famous at home and abroad. 2. in or to another continent: Shall we go to Mexico or abroad this summer? 3. out of doors; from one place to another; about: No one was abroad in the… … Universalium
abroad — adverb 1 in or to a foreign country: I ve never lived abroad before. | go abroad: She often goes abroad on business. 2 formal if a feeling, piece of news etc is abroad, a lot of people feel it or know about it: commercial secrets which we did not … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
abroad — /əˈbrɔd / (say uh brawd) adverb 1. in or to a foreign country or countries: *There was nothing mythic at Sydney: momentous objects, beings, and events all occurred abroad or in the elsewhere of books. –shirley hazzard, 1980. 2. out of doors: *She … Australian English dictionary
abroad — adv. from abroad (he had to return from abroad) * * * [ə brɔːd] from abroad (he had to return from abroad) … Combinatory dictionary