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the Occidentnoun

uk   /ˈɒk.sɪ.dənt/  us   /ˈɑːk.sə.dənt/ formal
the ​westernpart 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 Learners 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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