far eastern

far east·ern
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahr ee-stern]
    • /fɑr ˈi stərn/
    • /ˈfɑː(r) ˈiːstən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahr ee-stern]
    • /fɑr ˈi stərn/

Definitions of far eastern words

  • noun far eastern the countries of E Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, and sometimes adjacent areas. 1
  • adjective far eastern of or relating to the Far East (E Asia) or its inhabitants 0
  • adjective far eastern of or pertaining to the Far East. 0

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Origin of far eastern

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50

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far eastern popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

far eastern usage trend in Literature

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