Meaning of HORIZON in English

HORIZON

transcription, транскрипция: [ həraɪz(ə)n ]

( horizons)

1.

The horizon is the line in the far distance where the sky seems to meet the land or the sea.

A grey smudge appeared on the horizon. That must be Calais, thought Fay...

The sun had already sunk below the horizon.

N-SING : usu the N

2.

Your horizons are the limits of what you want to do or of what you are interested or involved in.

As your horizons expand, these new ideas can give a whole new meaning to life...

N-COUNT : usu pl

3.

If something is on the horizon , it is almost certainly going to happen or be done quite soon.

With breast cancer, as with many common diseases, there is no obvious breakthrough on the horizon...

PHRASE

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