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ETA

abbr.
estimated time of arrival

e·ta

 (ā′tə, ē′tə)
n.
The seventh letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Greek ēta, of Phoenician origin; akin to Hebrew ḥêt, heth.]

eta

(ˈiːtə)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the seventh letter in the Greek alphabet (Η, η), a long vowel sound, transliterated as e or ē
[Greek, of Phoenician origin; compare Hebrew heth]

eta

(ˈeɪtə)
n, pl eta or etas
(Sociology) (in Japan, formerly) a member of a class of outcasts who did menial and dirty tasks
[C19: Japanese]

ETA

abbreviation for
estimated time of arrival

ETA

(ˈɛtə)
n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Euskadi ta Askatsuna: an organization of militant Basque nationalists attempting to gain independence for the Basques, esp those ruled by Spain, until a ceasefire in 1998, by means of guerrilla warfare
[Basque, literally: Basque Nation and Liberty]

e•ta

(ˈeɪ tə, ˈi tə)

n., pl. e•tas.
the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet (Η, η).
[< Greek êta; compare Hebrew ḥeth heth]

ETA

or E.T.A.,

estimated time of arrival.

ETA

Initials of a militant Basque terrorist group seeking to create an independent republic; responsible for many acts of sabotage, murder, and intimidation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ETA - a terrorist organization organized in 1959 by student activists who were dissatisfied with the moderate nationalism of the traditional Basque party; want to create an independent homeland in Spain's western Pyrenees; "in 1968 ETA launched a campaign of political assassinations of government officials"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
2.eta - the 7th letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
Translations
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ETA

[ˌiːtiːˈeɪ] n abbr (=estimated time of arrival) → heure f d'arrivée prévuee-tailer etailer [ˈiːteɪlər] n (= internet retailer) → détaillant(e) m/f électroniquee-tailing etailing [ˈiːteɪlɪŋ] n (= internet retailing) → commerce m de détail électronique

ETA

[ˌiːtiːˈeɪ] n abbr
a. =estimated time of arrivalora di arrivo prevista
b. (Basque separatist organization) =Euzkadi ta AskatsunaETA f
References in classic literature ?
The outlying villages, they say, are by them called {kappa omega mu alpha iota}, by the Athenians {delta eta mu iota}: and they assume that Comedians were so named not from {kappa omega mu 'alpha zeta epsilon iota nu}, 'to revel,' but because they wandered from village to village (kappa alpha tau alpha / kappa omega mu alpha sigma), being excluded contemptuously from the city.
MAGNITUDE DISTRIBUTIONS SHOWER DATE LM -4 -3 -2 -1 0 ETA Apr 30/May 1 5.
ETA International is a not-for-profit, worldwide professional association whose mission is to represent and support the electronics professional.
1) ETA is currently in the process of revising its organizational structure.
This ETA will also develop standardized service management procedures that will ensure government oversight, IT conformance, standardization and integration of ITSM processes across all segments of the NGEN environment.
If you see a falling star, trace it back to the constellation Aquarius to see if it was from the Eta Aquarids or another meteor shower.
eta Special Projects help support sport and fitness businesses and organisations deliver successful learnership projects for the continued training of their staff.
ETA did not mention Spain's dismissive position in its statement published Saturday in the Gara newspaper.
In light of the historic announcement, the message from the government proclaimed, "The ETA is finished," continuing to say, "Great efforts and democracy displayed over many years brought the ETA to a point of no return, and also brought an end to 43 years of violence and crimes.
SAN SEBASTIAN/PARIS: Spain was adamant Friday there would be no talks with the Basque separatist group ETA even as it welcomed an end to four decades of bombings and shootings following the group's announcement it was laying down arms.
The Basque militant group Eta has announced the end of its 43-year violent campaign for independence and now wants to open talks with Spain and France.
But Spain's interior minister Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said ETA remained "as arrogant as ever".