north

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north is part of the Basic English 850.
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north is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
north

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
north

Plural
none

  1. North is the direction towards the top of the Earth, opposite to south; If you are looking north, the sun sets on your left.
    Canada is the biggest country in North America.
  2. North is the end of a magnet that points north.
  3. The north is the area of land north of the speaker; Also the Arctic.

Preposition[change]

Preposition
north

  1. In the direction north; towards the north
    The place you want is two miles north of here.
    It's colder here because we're further north.

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Directions (edit)

north - east - south - west

up - down | forward - backward | left - right