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souk

or suq  (so͞ok, sho͞ok)
n.
A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.

[Arabic sūq, from Aramaic šuqā, street, market, from Akkadian sūqu, street, from sâqu, to be narrow; see ṣ́yq in Semitic roots.]
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souk

(suːk) or

suq

n
(Islam) (in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
[C20: from Arabic sūq]

souk

(suːk)
vb, n
Scot a variant spelling of sook2
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souk

or suk or suq

(suk, ʃuk)

n.
(in North Africa and the Middle East) a market or marketplace.
[1920–30; < Arabic suq]
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souk


Past participle: souked
Gerund: souking

Imperative
souk
souk
Present
I souk
you souk
he/she/it souks
we souk
you souk
they souk
Preterite
I souked
you souked
he/she/it souked
we souked
you souked
they souked
Present Continuous
I am souking
you are souking
he/she/it is souking
we are souking
you are souking
they are souking
Present Perfect
I have souked
you have souked
he/she/it has souked
we have souked
you have souked
they have souked
Past Continuous
I was souking
you were souking
he/she/it was souking
we were souking
you were souking
they were souking
Past Perfect
I had souked
you had souked
he/she/it had souked
we had souked
you had souked
they had souked
Future
I will souk
you will souk
he/she/it will souk
we will souk
you will souk
they will souk
Future Perfect
I will have souked
you will have souked
he/she/it will have souked
we will have souked
you will have souked
they will have souked
Future Continuous
I will be souking
you will be souking
he/she/it will be souking
we will be souking
you will be souking
they will be souking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been souking
you have been souking
he/she/it has been souking
we have been souking
you have been souking
they have been souking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been souking
you will have been souking
he/she/it will have been souking
we will have been souking
you will have been souking
they will have been souking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been souking
you had been souking
he/she/it had been souking
we had been souking
you had been souking
they had been souking
Conditional
I would souk
you would souk
he/she/it would souk
we would souk
you would souk
they would souk
Past Conditional
I would have souked
you would have souked
he/she/it would have souked
we would have souked
you would have souked
they would have souked
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.souk - an open-air market in an Arabian citysouk - an open-air market in an Arabian city
market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace - a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
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Translations

souk

[suːk] Nzoco m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

souk

suq [ˈsuːk] nsouk m
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Another problem is cruise ship passengers have seen other souqs in the region and made their purchases before making it here.'
The arrival of winter along with the beginning of festivals at various traditional souqs in and around Doha have brought hordes of visitors to those destinations in the evenings.
From artefacts and handcrafted goods, to incense and jewellery, these souqs promise an exciting shopping experience for all.
Makkah will host the event of "The Historical Convoys of Thi Al-Mejna and Thi Al-Mijaz Souqs," a show creatively presenting the historical convoys of trade souqs.
"We aim to re-develop or maintain all the souqs under the real estate portfolio of the SIO.
Summary: The long stretch of open souqs in the Heritage Area and near Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah has weathered the waves of Indian, Persian and Arab merchandisers during the two centuries of maritime trading.
Despite a booming organised retail industry, souqs in Muscat continue to attract customers throughout the year.
When asked if they have any special promotions or if they could extend opening hours this Eid like some selected malls, they said: "For souqs it's not possible as we're an open market.
Summary: Busloads of tourists come to Souq Al Arsah in Sharjah, one of the oldest souqs in the UAE, everyday.
However, when most of the souqs in Doha are bustling with activities during the summer months, the footfall in this marketplace hasn't picked up much.