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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [rab-ee, ruh-bat]
    • /ˈræb i, rəˈbæt/
    • /ˈrəbeɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-ee, ruh-bat]
    • /ˈræb i, rəˈbæt/

Definitions of rabat word

  • noun rabat French Maroc. Spanish Marruecos. a kingdom in NW Africa: formed from a sultanate that was divided into two protectorates (French Morocco and Spanish Morocco) and an international zone. 172,104 sq. mi. (445,749 sq. km). Capital: Rabat. Compare Tangier Zone. 1
  • noun rabat former name of Marrakesh. 1
  • noun rabat (lowercase) a fine, pebble-grained leather, originally made in Morocco from goatskin tanned with sumac. 1
  • noun rabat (lowercase) any leather made in imitation of this. 1
  • noun rabat A polishing material made of potter's clay that has failed in baking. 1
  • verb rabat to rotate (a plane) so that it is aligned with another plane 0

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Origin of rabat

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
From Middle French, dating back to 1860-65; See origin at rebate1

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rabat popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% 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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