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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ab-er-deen for 1, 2; ab-er-deen for 3–6]
    • /ˌæb ərˈdin for 1, 2; ˈæb ərˌdin for 3–6 /
    • /æbəˈdiːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ab-er-deen for 1, 2; ab-er-deen for 3–6]
    • /ˌæb ərˈdin for 1, 2; ˈæb ərˌdin for 3–6 /

Definitions of aberdeen word

  • noun aberdeen a city in NE Scotland, on the North Sea: centre for processing North Sea oil and gas; university (1494). Pop: 184 788 (2001) 3
  • noun aberdeen George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of. 1784–1860, British statesman. He was foreign secretary under Wellington (1828) and Peel (1841–46); became prime minister of a coalition ministry in 1852 but was compelled to resign after mismanagement of the Crimean War (1855) 3
  • noun aberdeen administrative division of E Scotland 3
  • noun aberdeen fishing port in E Scotland, on the North Sea: district pop. 205,000 3
  • noun aberdeen town in NW Md.: pop. 14,000: site of Aberdeen Proving Ground of the U.S. Army 3
  • noun aberdeen Also called Aberdeenshire [ab-er-deen-sheer, -sher] /ˌæb ərˈdin ʃɪər, -ʃər/ (Show IPA). a historic county in NE Scotland. 1

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aberdeen popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% 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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