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Earlier, I used to charge territories instead of my fees as an actor, but I realised it was better to keep the two apart. Now, I take my fees in cash, for acting, and keep the distribution thing separate.
Ajay Devgan

Meaning of "territories" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TERRITORIES

territories  [ˈterətərɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TERRITORIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Territories 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 TERRITORIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Territory

Territory may refer to: ▪ Territory, a non-sovereign geographic region ▪ States and territories of Australia, administrative subdivisions of Australia ▪ British Overseas Territories ▪ Provinces and territories of Canada, administrative subdivisions of Canada with fewer powers of self-government than provinces ▪ Overseas territory ▪ Territoire de Belfort, a French département that retains its historical name from 1871-1999 ▪ Union Territory, administrative subdivisions in India ▪ Territories of the United States ▪ Unorganized territory ▪ Territory ▪ Sales territory ▪ Territorial tax systems ▪ Territoriality, how people use space to communicate ownership/occupancy of areas and possessions...

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TERRITORIES


conservatories
kənˈsɜːvətərɪz
flatteries
ˈflætərɪz
interrogatories
ˌɪntəˈrɒɡətərɪz
invitatories
ɪnˈvaɪtətərɪz
lavatories
ˈlævətərɪz
masteries
ˈmɑːstərɪz
monasteries
ˈmɒnəstərɪz
mysteries
ˈmɪstərɪz
oratories
ˈɒrətərɪz
Potteries
ˈpɒtərɪz
presbyteries
ˈprezbɪtərɪz
reformatories
rɪˈfɔːmətərɪz
refractories
rɪˈfræktərɪz
rotaries
ˈrəʊtərɪz
signatories
ˈsɪɡnətərɪz
sternutatories
stɜːˈnjuːtətərɪz
tributaries
ˈtrɪbjʊtərɪz
upholsteries
ʌpˈhəʊlstərɪz
victories
ˈvɪktərɪz
votaries
ˈvəʊtərɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TERRITORIES

terrify
terrifying
terrifyingly
terrigenous
terrine
Territoire de Belfort
territorial
Territorial and Volunteer Reserve
Territorial Army
territorial waters
territorialisation
territorialise
territorialism
territorialist
territoriality
territorialization
territorialize
territorially
Territorian
territory

WORDS THAT END LIKE TERRITORIES

accessories
advisories
calories
categories
countries
directories
dormitories
factories
French Southern and Antarctic Territories
glories
histories
inventories
laboratories
memories
Northern Territories
Northwest Territories
repositories
stories
theories
Tories
trajectories

Synonyms and antonyms of territories in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TERRITORIES»

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

Translation of «territories» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TERRITORIES

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

Translator English - Chinese

地区
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

territorios
570 millions of speakers

English

territories
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रदेशों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الأراضي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

территорий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

territórios
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অঞ্চল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

territoires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wilayah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gebiete
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

地域
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지역
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wilayah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vùng lãnh thổ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பிரதேசங்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रदेश
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bölgeler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

territori
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

terytoria
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

територій
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

teritorii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εδάφη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gebiede
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

områden
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

territorier
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of territories

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRITORIES»

The term «territories» is very widely used and occupies the 8.131 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TERRITORIES» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «TERRITORIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word territories.
1
Max Bill
The orbit of human vision has widened and art has annexed fresh territories that were formerly denied to it.
2
Uwe Boll
We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in 100 territories on my own.
3
Rene Cassin
The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.
4
Rene Cassin
The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime.
5
Ajay Devgan
Earlier, I used to charge territories instead of my fees as an actor, but I realised it was better to keep the two apart. Now, I take my fees in cash, for acting, and keep the distribution thing separate.
6
Jean Dubuffet
Unless one says goodbye to what one loves, and unless one travels to completely new territories, one can expect merely a long wearing away of oneself and an eventual extinction.
7
Norman Finkelstein
The Zionists indeed learnt well from the Nazis. So well that it seems that their morally repugnant treatment of the Palestinians, and their attempts to destroy Palestinian society within Israel and the occupied territories, reveals them as basically Nazis with beards and black hats.
8
Hermann Goering
I herewith commission you to carry out all preparations with regard to... a total solution of the Jewish question in those territories of Europe which are under German influence.
9
Stanislav Grof
Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious.
10
Ismail Haniyeh
We don't have a state, neither in Gaza nor in the West Bank. Gaza is under siege and the West Bank is occupied. What we have in the Gaza Strip is not a state, but rather a regime of an elected government. A Palestinian state will not be created at this time except in the territories of 1967.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TERRITORIES»

Discover the use of territories in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to territories and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Territories of Difference: Place, Movements, Life, Redes
DIVIn Territories of Difference, Arturo Escobar, author of the widely debated book Encountering Development, analyzes the politics of difference enacted by specific place-based ethnic and environmental movements in the context of neoliberal ...
Arturo Escobar, 2008
2
Pacific Nations and Territories: The Islands of Micronesia, ...
Offers information on all the island groups of Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia, covering geography, geology, migration, history, climate, and pre-contact lifestyles.
Reilly Ridgell, 1995
3
Acoustic Territories: Sound Culture and Everyday Life
A remarkable exploration of how sound permeates all aspects of life - from the streets to our homes, and from shopping malls to the underground.
Brandon LaBelle, 2010
4
Earth Moves: The Furnishing of Territories
Earth Moves, Bernard Cache's first major work, conceptualizes a series of architectural images as vehicles for two important developments.
Bernard Cache, Michael Speaks, 1995
5
Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American ...
A thoughtful examination of social relations in Latin America, from one of the region's foremost political analysts.
Ra l Zibechi, 2012
6
Princes and Territories in Medieval Germany
A powerful analysis of regional power, filling a major gap in English language writing on medieval Germany.
Benjamin Arnold, 2004
7
Prague Territories: National Conflict and Cultural ...
This cultural history maps the 'territories' carved out by German-Jewish artists and intellectuals living in Prague at the dawn of the 20th century.
Scott Spector, 2000
8
Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World
In this generously illustrated book, Jerry Brotton documents the dramatic changes in the nature of geographical representation which took place during the sixteenth century, explaining how much they convey about the transformation of ...
Jerry Brotton, 1997
9
Home Territories: Media, Mobility and Identity
Explores issues such as the role of gender in the construction of domesticity, and the conflation of ideas of maternity and home, and engages with recent debates about the 'territorialisation of culture'.
David Morley, 2002
10
The Civil War in the Western Territories: Arizona, Colorado, ...
The emphasis in this book is on the Union campaigns against the Confederates and the Indians who sought to take advantage of the confusion of the Civil War.
Ray Charles Colton, 1959

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TERRITORIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term territories is used in the context of the following news items.
1
A lake in the Northwest Territories is about to fall off a cliff
“It's got a ways to travel,” says Steve Kokelj of the Northwest Territories ... and sits in the northern corner of the territory near the community of Fort McPherson, ... «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
2
Health care costs for provinces, territories on unsustainable path …
A new report is warning that the net debt of the country's provinces, territories and municipalities is on an unsustainable path with health spending set to ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
3
NWT in talks about Arctic Gateway oil pipeline
The Northwest Territories minister in charge of resource development says there have been preliminary discussions with pipeline companies about shipping ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
4
State Dept: Trade bill can't defend Israel's territories
But the State Department said Tuesday that "by conflating Israel and 'Israeli-controlled territories,'" the amendment "runs counter to longstanding U.S. policy" ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jun 15»
5
State, territory reliance on Commonwealth funding targeted in …
Funding the states and territories through a single annual payment, or cutting Commonwealth tax rates to allow them to raise their own revenue, are options ... «ABC Online, Jun 15»
6
How Come American Samoans Still Don't Have U.S. Citizenship at …
As my colleague Mark Joseph Stern explained recently, anyone born in the other four unincorporated U.S. territories—Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, ... «Slate Magazine, Jun 15»
7
Morel pickers poised for boreal bonanza in Northwest Territories.
The territorial government has been promoting the harvest for months as a fleeting but lucrative opportunity in the bush, suggesting hundreds of dollars a day are ... «CityNews, May 15»
8
Vast shale oil reserves estimated for central NWT
The first official estimate of how much oil may lie beneath the central Northwest Territories says there could be nearly 200 billion barrels of the resource in two ... «The Globe and Mail, May 15»
9
Northwest Territories bracing for wildfires after record 2014
YELLOWKNIFE – The Northwest Territories is bracing for another hot wildfire season as a new report details last year's record-breaking burns. “It's grim ... «Macleans.ca, May 15»
10
Crime rates higher in northern areas of provinces and territories: report
The agency said Tuesday that, in 2013, police-reported crime rates in northern areas of provinces doubled the south, and crime rates in the territories were ... «CTV News, May 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Territories [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/territories>. Apr 2020 ».
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