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o'brien

O'Bri·en
O o

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-brahy-uh n]
    • /oʊˈbraɪ ən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-brahy-uh n]
    • /oʊˈbraɪ ən/

Definitions of o'brien word

  • noun o'brien Edna, born 1930, Irish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. 1
  • noun o'brien Conor Cruise. 1917–2008, Irish diplomat and writer. As an Irish Labour MP he served in the coalition government of 1973–77, becoming a senator (1977–79). He edited the Observer (1978–81) 0
  • noun o'brien Edna. born 1936, Irish novelist. Her books include The Country Girls (1960), Johnny I Hardly Knew You (1977), and In the Forest (2002) 0
  • noun o'brien Flann, real name Brian O'Nolan. 1911–66, Irish novelist and journalist. His novels include At Swim-Two-Birds (1939) and the posthumously published The Third Policeman (1967). As Myles na Gopaleen he wrote a satirical column for the Irish Times 0
  • noun o'brien Kerry. born 1945. Australian journalist and broadcaster 0

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Parts of speech for O'brien

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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o'brien popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 54% 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.

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