Meaning of “tribal” in the English Dictionary

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"tribal" in British English

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tribaladjective

uk /ˈtraɪ.bəl/ us /ˈtraɪ.bəl/

C2 relating to a tribe:

tribal dress/leaders
informal figurative The fierce tribal loyalty among football fans sometimes leads to violence.

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(Definition of “tribal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tribal" in American English

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tribaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈtrɑɪ·bəl/

of or relating to a tribe:

tribal culture
tribal land

(Definition of “tribal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)