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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.
ETA has spent nearly $900 million on three initiatives designed to shift federal job training efforts to high-growth, high-demand fields: the High-Growth Job Training Initiative, Community-Based Job Training Initiative and Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development (WIRED).
We believe it will add value to our existing portfolio of luxury hotel properties," Abid Junaid, executive director of ETA Star, said in an exclusive interview.
Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba said Eta had been dramatically weakened by years of arrests and a lack of support in the Basque region and internationally, and will seek to give an appearance of strength with attacks.
Giants like Eta Carinae, which is around 100 to 150 times the mass of the sun, eventually burn out and explode in a brilliant outburst, or supernova.
ETA said in a statement sent to two Basque newspapers that the truce it called in March 2006 would end at midnight today.
The relatively small number of casualties in relation to the size of the blast at the busy terminal was due to the fact that the terminal had been evacuated after officials had received a warning call from someone claiming to be with the ETA.
Yet, even after taking responsibility for a blast that killed two people, the Basque separatist group ETA claims that it is adhering to a permanent ceasefire declared in March.
New Zealand Immigration Agency announces the introduction of a new regulation that requires United States, United Kingdom, and European Citizens to obtain NZ ETA Visa
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