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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-bah]
    • /ˈɑ bɑ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ah-bah]
    • /ˈɑ bɑ/

Definitions of abba word

  • noun abba father (used of God) 4
  • noun abba a title given to bishops and patriarchs in the Syrian, Coptic, and Ethiopian Churches 3
  • noun abba father 3
  • noun abba God: Mark 14:36 3
  • noun abba aba (sense 2) 3
  • noun abba Swedish pop group (1972–82): comprised Benny Andersson (born 1946), Agnetha Faltskog (born 1950), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (born 1945), and Bjorn Ulvaeus (born 1945); numerous hit singles included "Waterloo" (1974), "Dancing Queen" (1977), and "The Winner Takes It All" (1980) 2

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abba popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for abba

noun abba

  • administrator — An administrator is a person whose job involves helping to organize and supervise the way that an organization or institution functions.
  • pontiff — any pontifex.
  • pope — died 1690? Pueblo medicine man: led rebellion against the Spanish 1680.
  • cleric — A cleric is a member of the clergy.
  • patriarch — the male head of a family or tribal line.

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