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Arab

noun [C] uk   /ˈær.əb/ us    /ˈer-/
a person from Western Asia or North Africa who speaks Arabic as a first language

Arab

adjective uk   /ˈær.əb/ us    /ˈer-/ ( also Arabian,   /əˈreɪ.bi.ən/   )
belonging to or relating to Arabs or their countries: The Arab countries include Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Egypt. the Arabian peninsula
Translations of “Arab”
in Spanish Árabe…
in Chinese (Traditional) 阿拉伯人…
in Russian арабский…
in Turkish Arap, Arap'a ait…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阿拉伯人…
in Polish arabski…
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