westerner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"westerner" in British English

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westernernoun [C]

(also Westerner) uk   /ˈwes.tə.nər/  us   /-tɚ.nɚ/
a ​person who comes from a ​country in ​NorthAmerica or ​westernEurope: Some of the Buddhists came from Sri Lanka and Southeast ​Asia, while ​others were Westerners by ​birth. a ​person who comes from the ​west of a ​country, ​especially the US: Easterners and westerners were ​equallyaffected by these ​changes in American ​life.
(Definition of westerner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"westerner" in American English

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westernernoun [C]

 us   /ˈwes·tər·nər/
a ​person from the ​westernpart of a ​country, or (in the US) a ​person from the ​part of the ​countrywest of the Mississippi River
(Definition of westerner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “westerner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 西方国家的人,西方人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 西方國家的人,西方人…
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