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 (äv, ôv) also Ab (äb, äv, ôv)
The fifth month of the year in the Jewish calendar. See Table at calendar.

[Mishnaic Hebrew 'āb, from Akkadian abu, a month name (July/August).]


1. or A/V ad valorem
2. or A/V audio-visual
3. Authorized Version
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(æv) or


(Judaism) (in the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the year according to biblical reckoning and the eleventh month in the civil year, usually falling within July and August
[from Hebrew]


abbreviation for
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Alternative Vote
2. (Bible) Authorized Version (of the Bible)
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(ɑv, ɔv)

also Ab

the eleventh month of the Jewish calendar.
[< Hebrew ābh]


1. arteriovenous.
2. atrioventricular.
3. audiovisual.
4. Authorized Version (of the Bible).


1. avenue.
2. average.
3. avoirdupois (weight).


1. atrioventricular.
2. audiovisual.


1. Also, a.v. ad valorem.
2. audiovisual.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Av - the eleventh month of the civil yearAv - the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)
Hebrew calendar, Jewish calendar - (Judaism) the calendar used by the Jews; dates from 3761 BC (the assumed date of the Creation of the world); a lunar year of 354 days is adjusted to the solar year by periodic leap years
Jewish calendar month - a month in the Jewish calendar
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abbr of averageDurchschn.
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