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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