WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
Ar•a•bic /ˈærəbɪk/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]
  1. Language Varietiesa language spoken in countries of the Arabian Peninsula, or in other countries in the Middle East and North Africa.Abbr.:Ar

  • Language Varietiesof or relating to Arabic.

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    Arabic /ˈærəbɪk/ n
    1. the language of the Arabs, spoken in a variety of dialects; the official language of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, the Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. It is estimated to be the native language of some 75 million people throughout the world. It belongs to the Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family of languages and has its own alphabet, which has been borrowed by certain other languages such as Urdu
    1. denoting or relating to this language, any of the peoples that speak it, or the countries in which it is spoken

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