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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/leadersinformal figurative The fierce tribal loyalty among football fans sometimes leads to violence.

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"tribal" in American English

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tribaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈtrɑɪ·bəl/
of or relating to a tribe: tribal culture tribal land Tribal leaders support the proposed health center.
(Definition of tribal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tribal”
in Arabic قَبَلي…
in Korean 부족의…
in Portuguese tribal…
in Catalan tribal…
in Japanese 部族の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 部落的, 部族的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 部落的, 部族的…
in Italian tribale…
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