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If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.
Don Nickles

Meaning of "intercontinental" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INTERCONTINENTAL

intercontinental  [ˌɪntəˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INTERCONTINENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Intercontinental is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES INTERCONTINENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Intercontinental

Intercontinental may refer to: ▪ anything spanning several continents ▪ Intercontinental ballistic missile ▪ the InterContinental hotel chain ▪ InterContinental Hotels Group ▪ Intercontinental Cup ▪ WWE Intercontinental Championship ▪ IWGP Intercontinental Championship ▪ Intercontinental , Champion racehorse ▪ Intercontinental, a 1970 album by Joe Pass...

Definition of intercontinental in the English dictionary

The definition of intercontinental in the dictionary is relating to travel, commerce, relations, etc, between continents.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INTERCONTINENTAL


accidental
ˌæksɪˈdɛntəl
componental
ˌkɒmpəʊˈnɛntəl
Continental
ˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
dental
ˈdɛntəl
documental
ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntəl
epicontinental
ˌɛpɪˌkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
experimental
ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
gentle
ˈdʒɛntəl
governmental
ˌɡʌvənˈmɛntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
occidental
ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl
oriental
ˌɔːrɪˈɛntəl
ornamental
ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl
parental
pəˈrɛntəl
rental
ˈrɛntəl
subcontinental
ˌsʌbkɒntɪˈnɛntəl
transcontinental
ˌtrænzkɒntɪˈnɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INTERCONTINENTAL

intercommunicator
intercommunion
intercommunity
intercompany
intercompare
intercomparison
interconnect
interconnection
interconnector
interconnexion
intercontinental ballistic missile
interconversion
interconvert
intercooled
intercooler
intercorporate
intercorrelate
intercortical
intercostal
intercountry

WORDS THAT END LIKE INTERCONTINENTAL

car rental
coincidental
departmental
detrimental
developmental
elemental
environmental
horizontal
incidental
intergovernmental
judgmental
monumental
placental
regimental
rudimental
segmental
sentimental
temperamental
thiopental
transcendental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of intercontinental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «intercontinental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INTERCONTINENTAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

洲际的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

intercontinental
570 millions of speakers

English

intercontinental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इंटरकांटिनेंटल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

انتركونتيننتال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

межконтинентальная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

intercontinental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আন্তর্মহাদেশীয়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

intercontinental
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Intercontinental
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Interkontinental-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大陸間の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대륙 간의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Intercontinental
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên lục địa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்டங்களிடையேயான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आंतरखंडीय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kıtalar arası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

intercontinentale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

InterContinental
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

міжконтинентальна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

intercontinental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διηπειρωτικών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

interkontinentale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

intercontinental
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

inter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of intercontinental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERCONTINENTAL»

The term «intercontinental» is very widely used and occupies the 15.251 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERCONTINENTAL» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «INTERCONTINENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word intercontinental.
1
Don Nickles
If you really believe the number one priority of our government is the protection of our people, then the idea of being defenseless against an intercontinental ballistic missile or any other type of weapon system that puts us in jeopardy is not acceptable.
2
Oliver North
In North Korea, grass is a vegetable eaten by the people, and they've got nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles. So, something more stringent than what's been done to North Korea is going to have to work; otherwise, a military strike is the only option.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INTERCONTINENTAL»

Discover the use of intercontinental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to intercontinental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Postcolonial Eyes: Intercontinental Travel in Francophone ...
As well as exploring the reasons for Africans’ exclusion from the genre, the book examines the important relationship between ethnicity and travel and identifies the concerns and preoccupations that define African writers’ approaches to ...
Aedín Ní Loingsigh, 2009
2
Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution
In this book, leading scientists review the current state of knowledge in this emerging field of research, providing the reader with a process understanding of global-scale transport and its influence on the atmosphere's chemical ...
Andreas Stohl, 2004
3
Zapatista Encuentro: Documents from the First ...
This revised volume presents one of their most powerful poems, a Whitmanesque manifesto that calls for democracy based on diversity, social justice, creativity, openness and inclusion.
Greg Ruggiero, 2002
4
Hospitality Strategic Management: Concepts and Cases
During the one-month period from June to July 2006, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened four hotels in China: Crowne Plaza Changshu, Crowne Plaza Fudan Shanghai, Holiday Inn Jasmine Suzhou, and Holiday Inn Seaview ...
Cathy A. Enz, 2009
5
Murder Intercontinental
Set against the backdrop of some of the world's most exotic locales, an international anthology of twenty outstanding short crime tales features the work of Patricia Highsmith, Ruth Rendell, Georges Simenon, Shizuko Natsuki, Walter ...
Cynthia Manson, Kathleen Halligan, 1999
6
Intercontinental Cooperation Through Private International ...
Thirty treatises on private international law, international litigation, arbitration, uniform law and European legal integration.
Talia Einhorn, Peter Edward Nygh, Kurt Siehr, 2004
7
European expansion and migration: essays on the ...
This challenging study examines the most dramatic consequences of European expansion and looks at why millions of ex-Europeans now live in the Americas while so few are in Asia and Africa and why few Africans migrated after the slave trade ...
P. C. Emmer, Magnus Mörner, 1992
8
International Trotskyism, 1929-1985: A Documented Analysis ...
25 Intercontinental Press, New York, March 6, 1972, page 232 26 Intercontinental Press, New York, March 20, 1972, page 311 27 Intercontinental Press, New York, September 25, 1972, page 1031 28 Intercontinental Press, New York, March 6 ...
Robert Jackson Alexander, 1991
9
Savanna Ecology and Management: Australian Perspectives and ...
This volume is the fifth in a series of publications produced over the last five years on the ecology of tropical savannas.
P. A. Werner, 2009
10
The Implementation of Dspace at the Intercontinental Hotels ...
IHG uses a sophisticated franchise business model and has several widely recognized hotel brands in its portfolio, which include InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Stay- bridge Suites, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn, and ...
Michael A. King, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INTERCONTINENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term intercontinental is used in the context of the following news items.
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China to host sitting volleyball 2016 Intercontinental
World ParaVolley has confirmed that the 2016 Intercontinental and World ParaVolley will be held in Hangzhou City, China from 17-23 March ... «International Paralymic Committee, Jul 15»
2
Insider Selling: Intercontinental Exchange insider Sells …
Intercontinental Exchange logo Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) insider Thomas W. Farley sold 8,330 shares of Intercontinental ... «WKRB News, Jul 15»
3
Will Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) - Investor Newswire
Intercontinental Hotels Group (NYSE:IHG) reported an earnings surprise of 5.56% when the company last reported earnings for the period ... «Investor Newswire, Jul 15»
4
Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Changes for InterContinental
Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for InterContinental Hotels Group ... «sleekmoney, Jul 15»
5
Room check: InterContinental Resort, Tahiti - Travel - NZ Herald News
Location: We're about a 10-minute taxi ride from Papeete. The airport is also nearby, making this a handy place to spend your first couple of ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
6
Ryback Talks His Intercontinental Championship Momentum; Pulled …
WWE Intercontinental Champion Ryback recently spoke with STL Today and below are some interview highlights. As fans will note Ryback has ... «Business 2 Community, Jul 15»
7
Intercontinental Exchange Valuations Fall: Lower April-June Volumes
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) uses capital appreciation, dividends, and stock repurchases to return value to investors. The company returned ... «Market Realist, Jul 15»
8
Intercontinental Exchange insider Sells $1918898.80 in Stock (ICE)
Intercontinental Exchange logo Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) insider Thomas W. Farley sold 8,330 shares of the company's stock in a ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
9
Intercontinental Exchange insider Thomas W. Farley Sells 8330 …
Intercontinental Exchange logo Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) insider Thomas W. Farley sold 8,330 shares of the stock in a transaction ... «sleekmoney, Jul 15»
10
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC Upgraded at Beaufort Securities …
InterContinental Hotels Group PLC logo Beaufort Securities upgraded shares of InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (NYSE:IHG) to a buy rating ... «WKRB News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Intercontinental [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/intercontinental>. Jul 2019 ».
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