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Af·ro

 (ăf′rō)
n. pl. Af·ros
A rounded, thick, tightly curled hairstyle.
adj.
African in style or origin.

[Probably short for Afro-American.]
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Afro

(ˈæfrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a hairstyle in which the hair is shaped into a wide frizzy bush
[C20: independent use of Afro-]
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Af•ro

(ˈæf roʊ)

adj., n., pl. -ros. adj.
1. of or pertaining to African-Americans or to black traditions, culture, etc.: Afro societies.
n.
2. a hairstyle of very curly or frizzy hair grown or cut into a full, bushy shape all over the head.
[1965–70; independent use of Afro-]

Afro-

a combining form of Africa: Afro-Cuban. Also, esp. before a vowel,Afr-.
[< Latin Āfr- (s. of Āfer an African) + -o-]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Afro - a rounded thickly curled hairdoAfro - a rounded thickly curled hairdo  
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
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Translations
Afro-, afrikāņu

Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ] N (also Afro hairstyle) → peinado m afro
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Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ]
adj [hair, wig] → afro
n (= hairstyle) → coiffure f afro
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Afro

prefafro-
n (= hairstyle)Afrofrisur f, → Afrolook m
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Afro

[ˈæfrəʊ] n (fam) → pettinatura f afro inv
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References in classic literature ?
"I am afra id you have put that charming creature to some inconvenience in sending her away just at this time "
AFRA is an online rate distribution and management application; an efficient tool that radically reduces the need for forwarders to call and negotiate individual shipment rates.
'As policy makers and business leaders are internationally considering a trend for more board diversity (including gender diversity), the examination of the business case for board gender diversity in the context of Pakistan merits consideration' explained Dr Afra Sajjad , Head of Education and Policy Development of ACCA Pakistan.
Laboratory tests have shown that Afra waters also contain calcium, sodium, magnesium, chloride and sulfate.
Abdullah said Afra will be released soon after full payment of her debts.
During the meeting, Afra Al Basti said that the number of victims of human trafficking received by the foundation has decreased over the past years.
The company marked the move is a key development for OAG Cargo as Copa is the first Latin American airline to publish all of its origin & destination cargo rates in AFRA a system that enables air freight rates to be communicated between airlines and forwarders; as well as forwarders producing sales quotations for electronic delivery to shippers.
AFRA said that Embraer, the third leading aircraft manufacturer to link-up with AFRA, has a strong and longstanding commitment to developing environmentally responsible industrial processes and sustainable business practices.
Dr Afra Sajjad , Head of Education and Policy Development of ACCA Pakistan and Mr Fasi Zaka were the event facilitators.
In 39 kg category, Afra Sayab from Khanewal won gold medal and Adnan from Vehari won silver medal.
Going by the track name 'Afra', Grasman told Khaleej Times that she's been a "petrol head" (car fanatic) from as young as she can remember.