Definitions for cosmopolitanˌkɒz məˈpɒl ɪ tn
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a sophisticated person who has travelled in many countries
cosmopolitan, widely distributed(adj)
growing or occurring in many parts of the world
"a cosmopolitan herb"; "cosmopolitan in distribution"
composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests
"his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks"
cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wide(adj)
of worldwide scope or applicability
"an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience"
a cosmopolitan person; a cosmopolite
a cocktail containing vodka, triple sec, lime juice and cranberry juice
all-inclusive; affecting the whole world
composed of people from all over the world
at ease in any part of the world
growing in many parts of the world; widely distributed
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
koz-mo-pol′i-tan, n. a citizen of the world: one free from local or national prejudices—also Cosmop′olite.—adj. belonging to all parts of the world: unprejudiced.—ns. Cosmopol′itanism, Cosmop′olitism, Cosmopol′icy (Shelley).—adjs. Cosmopol′itic, -polit′ical. [Gr. kosmopolitēs—kosmos, and politēs, a citizen—polis, a city.]
The numerical value of cosmopolitan in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of cosmopolitan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.
The cosmopolitan life here is so much more elegant and worldly and connected with other parts of the eastern Mediterranean.
We aim to highlight the unity and the solidarity of a cosmopolitan city, which I am sure will be one of the key strengths to win.
Hong Kong has this raw entrepreneurial spirit, it's the gateway in and out of China, so there is this truly global, cosmopolitan set of people. There's a tremendous amount of optimism, a tremendous amount of energy.
I remember all the names, they represented the cosmopolitan atmospheres of Alexandria, and in the evening when there's not much cars, you can always hear the piano coming out of the music school of the Conservatoire.
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- космополитен, широко разпространен, космополитBulgarian
- cosmopolitaCatalan, Valencian
- weltbürgerlich, kosmopolitischGerman
- os-nàiseantaScottish Gaelic
- kozmopolita, világpolgárHungarian
- kosmopolityczny, kosmopolitaPolish
- космополитический, космополит, космополитичныйRussian
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