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city, town
la ciudad; la ville; die Stadt, -e; a cidade; la città
small town
a community of people smaller than a town
city map
el plano de la ciudad; le plan de la ville; der Stadtplan, -e; a mapa; la mappa
city centre
el centro de la ciudad; le centre-ville; das Lächeln, -; o centro; il centro
suburb
a residential district located on the outskirts of a city
suburban
relating to or characteristic of or situated in suburbs
outskirts
; the edges or areas around a city or town.
environs
environs (n)
quarter
A period of three consecutive months .
residential quarter
la zona de viviendas; le quartier résidentiel; der Wohnblock, -e; o quarteirão; il quartiere
traffic
Pedestrians or vehicles on roads, or the flux or passage thereof.
traffic lights
tech: lights used in the control of the street traffic
public transport
el transporte urbano; le transport urbain; der Stadtverkehr, -e; o transporte; i trasporti
crossroads
el cruce; le carrefour; die Straßenkreuzung; o cruzamento; l'incrocio
zebra crossing
A pedestrian crossing featuring broad white stripes painted parallel to the street.
pedestrian subway
el paso subterráneo; le passage souterrain; die Fußgängerunterführung; a passagem; il sottopassaggio
pavement
A paved footpath at the side of a road.
bridge
A construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
bank, quay
el malecón; le quai; der Kai; o cais; la banchina
alley
a narrow street with walls on both sides
lane
A narrow passageway between fences, walls, hedges or trees
dead end
a passage with access only at one end
skyscraper
A very tall building with a great number of floors.
facade
The face of a building, especially the front.
arch
An architectural element having the shape of an arch
column
a vertical array of numbers or other information
shop window
large window at the front of a shop
sign
An astrological sign.
poster
a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement
advertising poster
el cartel publicitario; l'affiche publicitaire; der Werbeposter; o cartaz; il cartellone
hoarding
US: a hoarding (UK)
rubbish
shoddy goods (bus)
rubbish bin
el cajón de la basura; la poubelle; der Mülleimer, -; o cesto; la pattumiera
to litter
To give birth to, used of animals.
rubbish dump
el basurero; la décharge; die Mülldeponie; o monturo; la decisione
phone box
a cabin where one can use a telephone
lightpost
la farola; le réverbère; die Straßenlaterne, -n; o poste; il lampione
bench
A long seat, for example, in the park.
policeman
A member of a police force, especially one who is male.
police
the force of policemen and officers
beggar
a pauper who lives by begging
homeless
physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
optician
A person who makes or dispenses lenses, spectacles.
shopping centre
A large retail outlet
baker
A person who bakes and sells bread, cakes and similar items.
grocery
A shop or store that sells groceries; a grocery store.
greengrocer
a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables
pizzeria
A restaurant that bakes and sells pizzas.
dry cleaners
la tintorería; le pressing; die chemische Reinigung, -en; a tinturaria; la lavanderia
photo studio
el estudio fotográfico; l'atelier de photo; das Fotoatelier; o estúdio; lo studio
shoe shop
A shop that sells footwear and items related to footwear.
bookshop
A shop which sells books.
sports shop
la tienda deportiva; le magasin d'articles de sport; der Sportladen; a loja; il negozio
clothing repair
los arreglos de costura; l'atelier de retouche; die Kleiderreparatur; a reparação; la riparazione
formal wear hire
el alquiler de ropa; la location de vêtements; der Bekleidungsverleih; o aluguer; la legge
DVD rental shop
el videoclub; la location de films; der Filmverleih; o aluguer; il noleggio
zoo
A park where live animals are exhibited.
library
a building that houses a collection of books and other materials
theatre
a building or an outdoor area where plays and similar types of entertainment are performed
opera house
A theatre, or similar building, primarily used for staging opera.
night club
place where one can drink or dance the whole night
casino
A public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling.
mosque
(Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
synagogue
A place where Jews meet for worship.
cathedral
The principal church of a bishop's diocese which contains an episcopal throne.
institute
An organization founded to promote a cause
university
institution of higher education
prefecture
A district governed by a prefect
city hall
The building that houses a city's government.
embassy
A temporary mission representing a sovereign state.
travel agency
a company that arranges personal travel and accomodation for travellers
information office
la oficina de información; le bureau d'information; das Informationsbüro, -s; a agência; l'ufficio
money exchange
la oficina de cambio; le bureau de change; die Wechselstelle; a casa de câmbio; l'ufficio
underground, tube
el metro; le métro; die U-Bahn, -en; o metro; la metropolitana
petrol station
A filling station, gas station ; a facility selling fuel for road motor vehicles
car park
An outdoor area or a multi-storey building where cars may be parked.