1) (the planet Earth: every country of the world.) mundo
2) (the people who live on the planet Earth: The whole world is waiting for a cure for cancer.) mundo
3) (any planet etc: people from other worlds.) mundo
4) (a state of existence: Many people believe that after death the soul enters the next world; Do concentrate! You seem to be living in another world.) mundo
5) (an area of life or activity: the insect world; the world of the international businessman.) mundo
6) (a great deal: The holiday did him a/the world of good.) imenso
7) (the lives and ways of ordinary people: He's been a monk for so long that he knows nothing of the (outside) world.) mundo
- worldliness
- worldwide
- World Wide Web
- the best of both worlds
- for all the world
- out of this world
- what in the world? - what in the world
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[wə:ld] n mundo: a) Terra, globo terrestre. b) parte determinada do mundo, continente. c) mundo em determinada época. d) macrocosmo. e) humanidade, gênero ou raça humana, os homens. f) povo, público, gente. g) classe, camada ou grupo social. h) vida mundana, existência. he began the world / ele iniciou a sua vida, começou sua carreira. i) grande quantidade, infinidade. j) qualquer extensão muito grande. l) o ambiente de cada um. m) o todo. n) astro, planeta. o) reino da natureza (vegetal, etc.). all over the world em todas as partes do mundo. all the world (and his wife) todos, todo o mundo. all the world over por todo o mundo. as the world goes como costuma acontecer no mundo. a world of trouble um mundo de dificuldades, grande empenho ou esforço. do someone all the good in the world faça todo o bem possível a alguém. for all the world as if. como se fosse a coisa mais natural do mundo. he has gone down in the world, he has come down in the world ele caiu na vida (financeira e socialmente). he has gone up in the world, he has come up in the world ele progrediu, melhorou de vida. he is on top of the world ele está feliz da vida. he wants the best of both worlds ele só quer as vantagens. it’s out of this world é extremamente bom, excelente, do outro mundo. I wouldn’t do it for the world eu não faria isto nem morto. man of the world homem do mundo. not for all the world por nada deste mundo. nothing in the world can help him nada neste mundo pode ajudá-lo. she carried the world before her ela teve muita sorte, muito êxito na vida. the New World o Novo Mundo, a América. the other (next) world, the world to come o outro mundo (vida após a morte), o além. there’s a world of a difference são totalmente diferentes. the ways of the world o modo, o curso do mundo. the whole world o mundo todo, a humanidade inteira. the world of commerce o mundo comercial. they are worlds apart eles são dois mundos diferentes. to bring into the world dar à luz. to come into the world nascer. to set the world on fire coll dar-se bem, ser bem-sucedido. to think the world of someone amar, admirar muito (uma pessoa). you are all the world to me, you mean the world to me você é a pessoa mais importante do mundo para mim.

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