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English definition of “western”

western

adjective (COUNTRIES) (also Western)     /ˈwes.tən/ US  /-tɚn/
B1 relating to countries in the west part of the world , especially North America and countries in the west of Europe : western opinion / culture a Western-educated engineer western medicine Continents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation Grammar:East or eastern; north or northern?
(Definition of western adjective (COUNTRIES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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