Arab Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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Arabnoun [C]

uk   /ˈær.əb/  us   /ˈer-/
a ​person from ​WesternAsia or ​NorthAfrica who ​speaksArabic as a first ​language


uk   /ˈær.əb/  us   /ˈer-/ (also Arabian, uk   /əˈreɪ.bi.ən/ us   )
belonging to or ​relating to Arabs or ​theircountries: The Arab ​countriesinclude Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Egypt. the Arabian ​peninsula
(Definition of Arab from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Arabadjective, noun [C]

 us   /ˈær·əb/
a ​person whose ​language is ​Arabic, an ​importantlanguage of the ​MiddleEast, or who comes from an Arabic-speaking ​country, esp. in the ​MiddleEast
(Definition of Arab from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Arab”
in Spanish Árabe…
in Vietnamese người Ả rập…
in Malaysian Arab…
in Thai คนอาหรับ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阿拉伯人…
in Turkish Arap, Arap'a ait…
in Russian арабский…
in Indonesian Arab…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阿拉伯人…
in Polish arabski…
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