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the Occidentnoun

uk   /ˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/  us   /ˈɑːk.sə.dənt/ formal
the western part of the world, especially the countries of Europe and America
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occidental
adjective uk   /ˌɒk.sɪˈden.təl/  us   /ˌɑːk.səˈden.t̬əl/
occidental cultures
(Definition of the Occident from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Occident”
in Chinese (Simplified) 西半球,西方, (尤指)欧美国家…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西半球,西方, (尤指)歐美國家…
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“the Occident” in British English

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