emirate

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em·i·rate

 (ĕm′ə-rĭt, -rāt′)
n.
1. The office of an emir.
2. The nation or territory ruled by an emir.

emirate

(ɛˈmɪərɪt; ˈɛmɪrɪt)
n
1. (Islam) the rank or office of an emir
2. (Islam) the government, jurisdiction, or territory of an emir

em•ir•ate

(ˈɛm ər ɪt, əˈmɪər ɪt, -eɪt, eɪˈmɪər-)

n.
1. the office or rank of an emir.
2. the state or territory of an emir.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emirate - the domain controlled by an emir
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
2.emirate - the office of an emir
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Translations
emiraatti
emiraat
emirat

emirate

[eˈmɪərɪt] Nemirato m

emirate

[ˈɛmərət] némirat m

emirate

nEmirat nt

emirate

[ɛˈmɪərɪt] nemirato
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