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

Definitions of abbas word

  • noun abbas Ferhat. 1899–1985, Algerian nationalist leader: joined the National Liberation Front (1956); president of the provisional government of the Algerian republic (1958–61) 3
  • noun abbas (formerly, especially in creole-speaking cultures) a name given at birth to a black child, in accordance with African customs, indicating the child's sex and the day of the week on which he or she was born, as the male and female names for Sunday (Quashee and Quasheba) Monday (Cudjo or Cudjoe and Juba) Tuesday (Cubbena and Beneba) Wednesday (Quaco and Cuba or Cubba) Thursday (Quao and Abba) Friday (Cuffee or Cuffy and Pheba or Phibbi) and Saturday (Quamin or Quame and Mimba) 1
  • noun abbas Plural form of abba. 1
  • noun abbas plural of abba. 0

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abbas 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.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for abbas

noun abbas

  • 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.

Top questions with abbas

  • what did abbas ibn firnas invent?
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  • who is ali abbas zafar?
  • how did shah abbas help safavid culture to flourish?

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