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And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
Lara Flynn Boyle

Meaning of "district" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DISTRICT

From Medieval Latin districtus area of jurisdiction, from Latin distringere to stretch out.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DISTRICT

district  [ˈdɪstrɪkt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DISTRICT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
District is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb district in English.

WHAT DOES DISTRICT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

district

District

A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.

Definition of district in the English dictionary

The first definition of district in the dictionary is an area of land marked off for administrative or other purposes. Other definition of district is a locality separated by geographical attributes; region. District is also any subdivision of any territory, region, etc.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DISTRICT

PRESENT

Present
I district
you district
he/she/it districts
we district
you district
they district
Present continuous
I am districting
you are districting
he/she/it is districting
we are districting
you are districting
they are districting
Present perfect
I have districted
you have districted
he/she/it has districted
we have districted
you have districted
they have districted
Present perfect continuous
I have been districting
you have been districting
he/she/it has been districting
we have been districting
you have been districting
they have been districting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I districted
you districted
he/she/it districted
we districted
you districted
they districted
Past continuous
I was districting
you were districting
he/she/it was districting
we were districting
you were districting
they were districting
Past perfect
I had districted
you had districted
he/she/it had districted
we had districted
you had districted
they had districted
Past perfect continuous
I had been districting
you had been districting
he/she/it had been districting
we had been districting
you had been districting
they had been districting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will district
you will district
he/she/it will district
we will district
you will district
they will district
Future continuous
I will be districting
you will be districting
he/she/it will be districting
we will be districting
you will be districting
they will be districting
Future perfect
I will have districted
you will have districted
he/she/it will have districted
we will have districted
you will have districted
they will have districted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been districting
you will have been districting
he/she/it will have been districting
we will have been districting
you will have been districting
they will have been districting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would district
you would district
he/she/it would district
we would district
you would district
they would district
Conditional continuous
I would be districting
you would be districting
he/she/it would be districting
we would be districting
you would be districting
they would be districting
Conditional perfect
I would have district
you would have district
he/she/it would have district
we would have district
you would have district
they would have district
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been districting
you would have been districting
he/she/it would have been districting
we would have been districting
you would have been districting
they would have been districting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you district
we let´s district
you district
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to district
Past participle
districted
Present Participle
districting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DISTRICT


abstrict
æbˈstrɪkt
addict
əˈdɪkt
astrict
əˈstrɪkt
Benedict
ˈbɛnɪˌdɪkt
charact
ˈkærɪkt
conflict
ˈkɒnflɪkt
constrict
kənˈstrɪkt
derestrict
ˌdiːrɪˈstrɪkt
dict
dɪkt
interdistrict
ˌɪntəˈdɪstrɪkt
object
ˈɒbdʒɪkt
perfect
ˈpɜːfɪkt
Pict
pɪkt
predict
prɪˈdɪkt
redistrict
ˌriːˈdɪstrɪkt
restrict
rɪˈstrɪkt
strict
strɪkt
subdistrict
ˈsʌbˌdɪstrɪkt
subject
ˈsʌbdʒɪkt
verdict
ˈvɜːdɪkt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DISTRICT

distribution function
distributional
distributive
distributive bargaining
distributive law
distributively
distributivity
distributor
distributor cap
distributorship
district attorney
district council
district court
district court judge
district heating
district high school
district nurse
District of Columbia
District Six
distringas

WORDS THAT END LIKE DISTRICT

Congressional district
consolidated school district
diamond district
electoral district
federal district
green light district
Lake District
Manhattan District
metropolitan district
Peak District
red-light district
rural district
school district
urban district

Synonyms and antonyms of district in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DISTRICT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «district» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of district

Translation of «district» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DISTRICT

Find out the translation of district to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of district from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «district» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

地区
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

distrito
570 millions of speakers

English

district
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

जिला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِنْطَقَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

район
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

distrito
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সরবরাহকারী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

district
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengedaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bezirk
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地区
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지역
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Distributorship
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

quận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வினியோக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वितरक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

distribütörlük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

regione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rejon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

район
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sector
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιφέρεια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

distrik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

distrikt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

distrikt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of district

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRICT»

The term «district» is very widely used and occupies the 2.120 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DISTRICT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «district» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «district» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «DISTRICT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word district.
1
Sandy Adams
The one endorsement that makes the most difference is from the constituents in the district.
2
Joe Baca
As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district.
3
Kevin Barry
I was a cub reporter on a local newspaper in Limerick city, and I used to cover the district court meetings. All of life passed through the Limerick courthouse. Misery, malevolence, the dark side of humanity... I tell ya, it made 'Angela's Ashes' look like 'The Wonderful World of Disney.'
4
Tim Bishop
As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak provides and as someone who represents a congressional district that counts on safe, reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations.
5
Suzanne Bonamici
Between floor votes, hearings and meetings, a typical week in Washington is about 70 hours. And back in the district, it's about 60 hours, a lot of which is spent with constituents.
6
Lara Flynn Boyle
And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
7
Bruce Braley
By the time I land in Iowa, I feel like my mind is more open to the reality of being back home and focusing on the problems of the people in my district.
8
Vern Buchanan
I'm going to reach out to everybody, Democrat, Republican and independent. I'm going to work with all the people in the district, and whether they're an 'R' or a 'D' doesn't matter.
9
Alafair Burke
Teaching does allow me to keep one foot in the youthful waters I tend to occupy in my novels, so I'm thankful for that. My students also remind me on a daily basis that the stories I collected during my district attorney days are actually interesting to people who haven't had that experience.
10
Harry Connick, Jr.
My dad was the district attorney of New Orleans for about 30 years. And when he opened his campaign headquarters back in the early '70s, when I was 5 years old, my mother wanted me to play the national anthem. And they got an upright piano on the back of a flatbed truck and I played it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DISTRICT»

Discover the use of district in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to district and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
District Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries
A practical and well-illustrated guide to microbiological, haematological, and blood transfusion techniques.
Monica Cheesbrough, 2006
2
Gazetteer of the Nellore District: Brought Upto 1938
This Is A Reprint Of A Volume Of The Gazetteer Of The Nellore District Brought Upto 1938 Originally Published In 1942 And Contains Information On The District-Physical Features, Political History, The People, Agriculture And Irrigation, ...
Government Of Madras Staff, Government of Madras, 1942
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District Primary Education Programme
DPEP will be another success story in the field of education. Let the goals of DPEP be realised and in process, every one of the society be a part of this success story.
‎1998
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A History of the Port Phillip District: Victoria Before ...
These are the years which Professor Shaw examines in his detailed narrative-years which saw the future of the territory shaped by diverse figures: Aborigines, whalers, adventurers, squatters, speculators and immigrants.
A. G. L. Shaw, 2003
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Water Replenishment District of Southern California: ...
Audit report concerning the operations and management of the Water Replenishment District of Southern California.
Elaine M. Howle, 2008
6
Buckingham Palace, District Six: Hauptbd.
This novel tells the story over 15 years of a group of people who lived in a row of houses called Buckingham Palace. Slowly their lives become affected by the Group Areas Act, which designated District Six as a white-only district.
Richard Rive, Albert-Reiner Glaap, 2006
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Eastern Harbour District Amsterdam: urbanism and architecture
Featuring work by UN Studio, West 8 and many others, this volume provides a complete overview of the urban planning and architecture of the District, supplemented by thematic essays.
Jaap Evert Abrahamse, Marlies Buurman, 2006
8
Remembering South Carolina's Old Pendleton District
With his warm, casual style, Hurley reveals these stories and many more, taking readers on a journey through the generations in one of South Carolina's most vibrant areas.
Hurley E. Badders, 2006
9
San Francisco's Richmond District
San Francisco historian and tour guide Lorri Ungaretti, author of San Francisco's Sunset District, showcases here a stirring collection of vintage Richmond images, detailing this district's journey from windswept sand dunes to the modern ...
Lorri Ungaretti, 2005
10
Lake District Winter Climbs: Snow, Ice and Mixed Climbs in ...
An essential guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Lake District.
Brian Davison, Stephen Reid, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DISTRICT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term district is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ed board recommends takeover of Tunica school district
The State Board of Education voted on Wednesday to declare a state of emergency in Tunica County School District, paving the way for ... «Jackson Clarion Ledger, Jul 15»
2
PCSSD dedicating more than $500K to upgrade district playgrounds
In the Pulaski County Special School District, nearly a half-million dollars to upgrade playgrounds – all in an effort to bring district playgrounds ... «KATV, Jul 15»
3
Share “Plaza District Festival shares open call...”
The Plaza District Association is accepting applications for participation in the 2015 Plaza District Festival scheduled fopr Sept. 26. This call is ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
4
Poverty rates in every US school district, in one map
Or look at Birmingham, Ala., a district in which more than 40 percent of children live in poverty. The impoverished district, in dark blue in the ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
5
Youth pastor and Wentzville school district worker charged with child …
LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A 26-year-old man working for the Wentzville School District's Chautauqua Program since November 2012 has ... «fox2now.com, Jul 15»
6
Iowa school district takes up body cameras from administrators
Burlington School District Superintendent Patrick Coen said he wants to see the developments they've seen in his school district and by having ... «kfor.com, Jul 15»
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The Times recommends: Bruce Harrell for Seattle City Council …
SEATTLE City Council District No. 2 is the city's most diverse, encompassing a fascinating cross-section of people, nonprofits and industries. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
8
Neosho district close to buying future junior high property
The district is seeking bids from title companies, Assistant Superintendent Tim Crawley said. Once a company is selected, he didn't think it ... «Joplin Globe, Jul 15»
9
Embattled Ocean View School District gets new leadership
From left, newly hired Ocean View School District Superintendent Carol Hansen, Board President Gina Clayton-Tarvin and Deputy ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
10
Fullerton voters to decide on district elections
Under Fullerton's at-large system, voters anywhere in the city can vote for any council candidate. In district-based elections, a city is divided into ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»

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