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distant / distante
 
distant   [ˈdɪstənt]   -adjective
1. (in space)   [country, land]   distante,   lejano   [star, galaxy]   lejano,   remoto   [sound]   lejano
·the nearest hospital was 200km distant
·el hospital masculineánoun cercano se hallaba a 200km (de distancia)
a. the school is 2km distant [from] the church =   la escuela está a 2km (de distancia) de la iglesia
·as Neptune is so distant from the sun
·como Neptuno está tan lejos del sol
b. in a distant [part] of the country =   en una remota regiónoun del paínoun
c. we could hear distant [thunder] =   se oían truenos lejanos or en la distancia
d. we had a distant [view] of the sea =   veíamos el mar a lo lejos
2. (in time)   [future, past, ancestor]   lejano
a. in the distant [future] =   en un lejano futuro
·in the [not] too or very distant future
·en un futuro no demasiado or no muy lejano
b. last summer'noun drought is a distant [memory] =   la sequía del verano pasado es ya un recuerdo lejano
c. in the distant [past] =   en un lejano pasado,   en un pasado remoto
d. at some distant [point] in the future =   en algúnoun momento del futuro lejano
e. a distant [prospect] =   una remota posibilidad
3. (=not closely related)   [relative, cousin]   lejano   [connection]   remoto
4. (=aloof)   [person, manner, voice]   distante
·he is courteous but distant
·es corténoun pero distante
·to become distant
·volverse distante
·she became increasingly distant towards him
·se distanció cada vez masculineánoun de él
5. (=removed)
·all this seems so distant from the Spain of today
·todo esto parece muy alejado de la realidad española de hoy,   todo esto parece no tener nada que ver con la España de hoy
·Steve gradually became more distant from reality
·poco a poco, Steve se iba alejando cada vez masculineánoun de la realidad
·he has become somewhat distant from the day-to-day operations of the department
·se ha distanciado un tanto de las operaciones diarias del departamento
6. (=distracted)   [person, look]   ausente
·there was a distant look in her eyes
·tenía la mirada ausente or ida
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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