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Creating a top team and being in a position to win the Tour de France will give me a nice feeling. But I know it is not easy to create a top team from zero. You need good riders, good staff, a lot of preparation and, most important, a lot of sponsors.
Fernando Alonso

Meaning of "nice" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NICE

(Originally: foolish): from Old French nice simple, silly, from Latin nescius ignorant, from nescīre to be ignorant.
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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 NICE

nice  [naɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NICE

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

WHAT DOES NICE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

nice

Nice

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes only counted once. Nice is the fifth most populous city in France, after Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse, and it is the capital of the Alpes Maritimes département. The urban area of Nice extends beyond the administrative city limits with a population of about 1 million on an area of 721 km2. Located on the south east coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Nice is the second-largest French city on the Mediterranean coast and the second-largest city in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region after Marseille. The city is called Nice la Belle, which means Nice the Beautiful, which is also the title of the unofficial anthem of Nice, written by Menica Rondelly in 1912. The area of today's Nice contains Terra Amata, an archaeological site which displays evidence of a very early use of fire. Around 350 BC, Greeks of Marseille founded a permanent settlement and called it Nikaia, after Nike, the goddess of victory. Through the ages, the town has changed hands many times.

Definition of nice in the English dictionary

The first definition of nice in the dictionary is pleasant or commendable. Other definition of nice is kind or friendly. Nice is also good or satisfactory.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NICE


advice
ədˈvaɪs
Brice
braɪs
concise
kənˈsaɪs
device
dɪˈvaɪs
dice
daɪs
ice
aɪs
lice
laɪs
merchandise
ˈmɜːtʃənˌdaɪs
mice
maɪs
paradise
ˈpærəˌdaɪs
precise
prɪˈsaɪs
price
praɪs
rice
raɪs
sacrifice
ˈsækrɪˌfaɪs
slice
slaɪs
spice
spaɪs
suffice
səˈfaɪs
twice
twaɪs
vice
vaɪs
vise
vaɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NICE

nicad
Nicaea
Nicaean
NICAM
Nicaragua
Nicaraguan
niccolite
NiCd
nice and
nice-looking
niceish
nicely
Nicene
Nicene Council
Nicene Creed
niceness
niceties
nicety
nicey-nicey
niche

WORDS THAT END LIKE NICE

Alice
at a price
at any price
at short notice
brown rice
chief of police
choice
customer service
Home Office
juice
justice
malice
notice
office
once or twice
police
practice
service
the Oval Office
voice

Synonyms and antonyms of nice in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NICE»

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

Translation of «nice» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NICE

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

Translator English - Chinese

美好的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

amable
570 millions of speakers

English

nice
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अच्छा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لَطِيفٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

приятный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

legal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চমৎকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nice
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bagus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nett
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

すてきな
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

좋은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Becik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dễ chịu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நல்ல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Güzel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gradevole
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

miły
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гарний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

drăguț
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμπαθητικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

mooi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

trevlig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hyggelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of nice

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NICE»

The term «nice» is very widely used and occupies the 1.157 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NICE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «nice» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «nice» 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 nice

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10 QUOTES WITH «NICE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word nice.
1
Steve Albini
Know what you're trying to do before you do it. Turning knobs at random isn't enlightening any more than throwing paint at a wall blindfolded will let you paint a nice picture.
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Fernando Alonso
Creating a top team and being in a position to win the Tour de France will give me a nice feeling. But I know it is not easy to create a top team from zero. You need good riders, good staff, a lot of preparation and, most important, a lot of sponsors.
3
Sherry Argov
The nice girl thinks she's giving up something to get something better in return. She gives up control over her own life. When the time comes for her to get what she expected, she winds up disappointed. In addition to being empty-handed, she's depleted.
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Max Azria
Yes, e-commerce is a strange situation for an old guy like me. You can buy a TV online, OK, but to buy a dress or shoes? Ugh. The customer has to go back to the store and breathe and smell and have a good time. Because shopping is a good time - like going to a nice restaurant.
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Christine Baranski
I'm a nice, happily married wife and mom and I live in Connecticut.
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Bob Beamon
I always look back at when I didn't have a dream, when I didn't have a spirit. I didn't know what the Olympics was all about. I was just hanging out on the street. I was not humble. I was not a nice person, doing things that were socially unacceptable.
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Gerry Beckley
At the time, we thought it was a nice way to say something unique about the group to make us different from all the other bands kicking around in London.
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Amber Benson
I just feel lucky to have grown up where I did because I think it gave me a nice base. Hollywood can really mess with your sense of self and I feel like coming from the South keeps me pretty grounded.
9
Els Borst
There are many nice, peaceful Muslims, but the Netherlands is far too tolerant regarding the statements of the radical wing of Islam.
10
Ben Browder
The nice thing about 'Farscape' is that you got to be the good guy and still do the bad guy things.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NICE»

Discover the use of nice in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to nice and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the ...
Chants, songs, and slogans such as "Work hard, be nice" energize the program. Illuminating the ups and downs of the KIPP founders and their students, Mathews gives us something quite rare: a hopeful book about education.
Jay Mathews, 2009
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Nice Is Just a Place in France: How to Win at Basically ...
DON’T BE UGLY. We didn’t come up with these life lessons. We’re just the ones who wrote it all down. This is not self-help. Self-help is for fat people and divorcées. This is how to deal with your problems when you have no problems.
The Betches, 2013
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Nice Guys Finish Last
The resulting book, Nice Guys Finish Last, is baseball at its best, brimming with personality and full of all the fights and feuds, triumphs and tricks that made Durocher such a success—and an outsized celebrity.
Leo Durocher, Ed Linn, 2009
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No More Mr. Nice Guy!: A Proven Plan for Getting What You ...
Debunks the "nice guy syndrome," the need to please others at one's own expense with the hope of receiving happiness, love, and fulfillment, and offers advice for how to rediscover oneself, revive one's sex life, and build better ...
Robert A. Glover, 2002
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A Tree Is Nice
If you have a tree, you can climb up its trunk, roll in its leaves, or hang a swing from one of its limbs. Cows and babies can nap in the shade of a tree. Birds can make nests in the branches. A tree is good to have around. A tree is nice.
Janice May Udry, 1987
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Nice Girls and Rude Girls: Women Workers in World War I
Examines the myth and reality of women's Experience of war, showing that before 1914 they were often supporting dependents, had acquired considerable industrial experience, and that women's trade activity was growing.
Deborah Thom, 2000
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Being Genuine: Stop Being Nice, Start Being Real
The truth is, whatever mask we wear keeps us from connecting to our basic human needs. In this critically acclaimed book.
Thomas d'Ansembourg, 2007
8
Too Nice for Your Own Good: How to Stop Making 9 ...
Are you, like many of us, too nice for your own good? This remarkable book will empower you to get what you need and deserve,out of life...and still be a nice person!
Duke Robinson, 2000
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The Nice Girl Syndrome: Stop Being Manipulated and Abused -- ...
In this breakthrough guide, renowned author and therapist Beverly Engel, who has helped thousands of women recognize and leave emotionally abusive relationships, can show you how to take control of your life and take care of yourself.
Beverly Engel, 2010
10
England People Very Nice
England People Very Nice enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre. Press Comment: "A very funny but outrageous comedy...makes you laugh then wonder whether you should have." - Financial Times
Richard Bean, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NICE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term nice is used in the context of the following news items.
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Healthy vending machines among Nice guidelines to tackle child …
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) has issued a new quality standard to define best practice in tackling the issue amid ... «BT.com, Jul 15»
2
Do Nice Guys Finish Last? Five Lessons From Apple, Tesla, And …
What is the special sauce driving today's most successful corporate leaders? So much has been written about the prickly personalities of the ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
3
NHS England hands over Cancer Drugs Fund remit to NICE
Roche's Avastin After five years of by-passing NICE, England's Cancer Drugs Fund will now be managed by the health technology assessor as ... «PMLiVE, Jul 15»
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Brandon Browner Receives Super Bowl Ring, Nice Note From …
On Thursday, though, the 30-year-old cornerback got a nice memento from an unforgettable 2014 campaign. Browner, who spent last season ... «NESN.com, Jul 15»
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“It's nice:” Volunteers surprise hundreds of veterans with “Be Happy …
“It's nice to know that you're appreciated. Especially the way the world is going it seems like a lot of people forget the service men,” said James ... «fox6now.com, Jul 15»
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Another nice summer day on tap for Friday in metro Detroit
Any cumulus clouds we see this afternoon will quickly fade away toward and after sunset. The reason this happens is because, as the surface ... «WDIV Detroit, Jul 15»
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Melbourne commuter loses it at 'devil boy' teen over his loud music
Have a nice day, devil boy,' the furious man says. He then uses the emergency response system again: 'He's right here... he's abusing people, ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Trump Threatens Independent Run if GOP Doesn't Play Nice
trumpsmall The Continued Devolution of the GOP Primary from an Argument over Modes of Conservatism to a Omnidirectional Donald Trump ... «Mediaite, Jul 15»
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8 naughty but nice food and drink dishes you need to try in Liverpool
8 naughty but nice food and drink dishes you need to try in Liverpool. 17:56, 23 July 2015; By Kirsty McHale ... «Liverpool Echo, Jul 15»
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A Nice Pleasant Evening on Tap
It's another beautiful afternoon with comfortable conditions and plenty of sunshine. A few puffy cumulus clouds mixed in this afternoon as ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»

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