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Curitiba is not a paradise. We have all the problems that most Latin American cities have. We have slums. We have the same difficulties, but the big difference is the respect given by people due to the quality of the services which are provided.
Jaime Lerner

Meaning of "Curitiba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CURITIBA

Curitiba  [ˌkʊərɪˈtiːbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CURITIBA

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Curitiba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CURITIBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Curitiba

Curitiba

Curitiba is the capital and largest city of the Brazilian state of Paraná. The city's population numbered approximately 1,760,500 people as of 2010, making it the eighth most populous city in the country, and the largest in Brazil's South Region. The Curitiba Metropolitan Area comprises 26 municipalities with a total population of over 3.2 million, making it the seventh most populous in the country. Curitiba is an important cultural, political, and economic center in Latin America. The city sits on a plateau at 932 metres above sea level. It is located 105 kilometres west of the seaport of Paranaguá and is served by the Afonso Pena International and Bacacheri airports. The city hosts the Federal University of Paraná, established in 1912. In the 1700s Curitiba possessed a favorable location between cattle-breeding country and marketplaces, leading to a successful cattle trade and the city's first major expansion. Later, between 1850 and 1950, it grew due to logging and agricultural expansion in the Paraná State.

Definition of Curitiba in the English dictionary

The definition of Curitiba in the dictionary is a city in SE Brazil, capital of Paraná state: seat of the University of Paraná. Pop: 2 871 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CURITIBA


ameba
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amoeba
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ARIBA
əˈriːbə
Bathsheba
bæθˈʃiːbə
Beersheba
bɪəˈʃiːbə
Bourguiba
bʊəˈɡiːbə
endameba
ˌendəˈmiːbə
endamoeba
ˌɛndəˈmiːbə
entameba
ˌentəˈmiːbə
entamoeba
ˌɛntəˈmiːbə
Geber
ˈdʒiːbə
gleba
ˈɡliːbə
Kariba
kəˈriːbə
Madiba
məˈdiːbə
myxamoeba
ˌmɪksəˈmiːbə
peba
ˈpiːbə
riba
ˈriːbə
Sheba
ˈʃiːbə
zareba
zəˈriːbə
zareeba
zəˈriːbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CURITIBA

Curie point
Curie temperature
Curie-Weiss law
Curie´s law

WORDS THAT END LIKE CURITIBA

aba
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cba
ceiba
Chiba
copaiba
Cuba
Elba
Lake Kariba
Manitoba
Parnahiba
Saba
sahiba
samba
scuba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Curitiba in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Curitiba» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

库里蒂巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Curitiba
570 millions of speakers

English

Curitiba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Curitiba
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كوريتيبا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Куритиба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Curitiba
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Translator English - Bengali

curiousness
260 millions of speakers

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Curitiba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penasaran
190 millions of speakers

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Curitiba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

クリティバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠리티바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Curiousness
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Curitiba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

curiousness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उत्सुकता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

curiousness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Curitiba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Curitiba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Куритиба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Curitiba
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Curitiba
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Curitiba
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Curitiba
10 millions of speakers
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Curitiba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Curitiba

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CURITIBA»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CURITIBA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Curitiba

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QUOTES WITH «CURITIBA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Curitiba.
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Jaime Lerner
Curitiba is not a paradise. We have all the problems that most Latin American cities have. We have slums. We have the same difficulties, but the big difference is the respect given by people due to the quality of the services which are provided.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CURITIBA»

Discover the use of Curitiba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Curitiba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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City Making and Urban Governance in the Americas: Curitiba ...
As such, they provide particularly useful illustrations of the intense development pressures that many urban areas currently face. This book explores the dynamics of their urban governance.
Clara Irazábal, 2005
2
Urban Renewal, Municipal Revitalization: The Case of ...
The first major account in English of one of the most successful urban renewals of the Twentieth Century, highlighting implementation of development visions.
Hugh H. Schwartz, 2004
3
Alternative Routes to the Sustainable City: Austin, ...
A tale of three cities -- The springs of Austin -- The miracle of Curitiba -- The banks of Frankfurt -- Story versus space -- Sustainability and democracy -- Alternative paths to the sustainable city.
Steven A. Moore, 2007
4
The Transit Metropolis: A Global Inquiry
been the careful, methodical development of a world-class all-bus transit network , in close coordination with physical land-use planning, that most sets Curitiba apart from others. For First and Third World cities alike, the lessons of Curitiba are  ...
Robert Cervero, 1998
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The Sustainable Urban Development Reader
"Urban. Planning. in. Curitiba". from. Scientific. American. (1886). Jonas. Rabinovitch. and. Josef. Leitman. Editors1. Introduction. •. More creative or sweeping sustainability- related initiatives can sometimes take place in developing nations ...
Stephen Maxwell Wheeler, Timothy Beatley, 2004
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Eco2 Cities: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities
Taking into account municipal capacity, local officials develop innovative solutions to solve urban problems. For example, rather than waiting for adequate revenues to construct a subway, Curitiba implemented the BRT system, which proved ...
‎2010
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Sustainable Cities: Meeting Needs, Reducing Resource Use and ...
THE PLANNING PROCESS DURING THE PEAK of Brazil's rapid urbanization in the 1960s, a decision was taken in Curitiba to concentrate on a planning framework which emphasized the integration of all the elements within the urban system ...
‎1992
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The Effect of Land Use Regulation on Housing Price and ...
It is important to note that the first ring grew at a much higher rate than Curitiba, increasing its share of the state's VAF from 2% in 1975 to 21% in 2000. These numbers show an economic trend of industrial deconcentration from Curitiba to the ...
Maria Teresa Xavier Souza, 2009
9
The Rough Guide to Jamaica
As mixed farm- c ers, coffee or soya producers, Germans moved northwards from Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina; Poles and Italians settled near the capital , Curitiba; o> Ukrainians centred themselves in the south, especially on ...
Polly Thomas, Adam Vaitilingam, 2003
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State of the World 2007: Our Urban Future : a Worldwatch ...
Greening Urban Transportation Since 1974, when the bus rapid transit system in Curitiba, Brazil, opened, engineers have known it was possible to provide the speed, capacity, and comfort of subways at a fraction of the cost. Curitiba was able ...
Linda Starke, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CURITIBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Curitiba is used in the context of the following news items.
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Found in Translation
And she was — in Curitiba or Maranhão. Outside Brazil, it seemed, nobody knew of Clarice Lispector. My freshman year, I'd abandoned ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Keshi's timeline as Nigeria coach
... Nigerian to manage a team to the World Cup when the Super Eagles played a 0-0 draw with Iran at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil. «SuperSport, Jul 15»
3
Croatian Films at 50th Karlovy Vary Anniversary Edition
In Karlovy Vary it came after a successful tour of festivals in Sydney and Curitiba, Brazil, where it got amazing reviews. Dalibor Matanić's The ... «Film New Europe, Jul 15»
4
New stake presidents
CURITIBA BRASIL LUZ STAKE: (May 3, 2015) President — Pedro Lucas de Moraes, 40, advocate; succeeding Valdecir da Cruz; wife, Renilee ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
5
June in Latin America: All the tech news you shouldn't miss from the …
... Maps is about to include cycling directions for the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte and Curitiba, celebrated with a ... «The Next Web, Jul 15»
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United Airlines forges a new path in Brazil with Azul. What is in store …
The new codeshare with Azul will give United access to some of Brazil's largest domestic markets including Brasilia, Curitiba, Salvador, Porto ... «CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Jul 15»
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Brazilian Real Leads Emerging-Market Declines as Support Eases
“It's clear that the central bank does not want the real to strengthen beyond 3.10 per dollar,” Rugik said from Curitiba, Brazil. “That shows its ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
8
Oi, LG raffle trip for two to Hollywood
The promotion will take place its stores in the shopping malls Muller, Palladium and Estacao (in Curitiba) and Calcadao (in Londrina). «Telecompaper, Jul 15»
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Brazil Arrests Ex-Petrobras International Head in Graft Probe
... Prosecutor Carlos Lima told reporters from Curitiba, Brazil, where the case is before a judge. Zelada's lawyer Eduardo Moraes didn't return a ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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First VLT Train Arrived in Rio de Janeiro for Testing
... trains to Brazil with the possibility to construct trains for other cities as well. Santos, Brasília, Cuiabá and Curitiba have already shown interest. «The Rio Times, Jul 15»

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