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 (o͝oz′bĕk′, ŭz′-)
Of or relating to Uzbekistan or its people, language, or culture.
n. pl. Uzbeks or Uz·bek
a. A native or inhabitant of Uzbekistan.
b. A member of a Turkic people inhabiting Uzbekistan and neighboring areas.
2. The Turkic language of the Uzbeks.

[Russian, from Uzbek ŭzbek.]


(ˈʊzbɛk; ˈʌz-)
npl -beks or -bek
1. (Peoples) a member of a Mongoloid people of Uzbekistan
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Turkic branch of the Altaic family


(ˈʊz bɛk, ˈʌz-, ʊzˈbɛk)

n., pl. -beks, (esp. collectively) -bek.
1. a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan and N Afghanistan.
2. the language of the Uzbeks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Uzbek - a member of a Turkic people of Uzbekistan and neighboring areas
Turki - any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
2.Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
IMU, Islamic Group of Uzbekistan, Islamic Party of Turkestan - a terrorist group of Islamic militants formed in 1996; opposes Uzbekistan's secular regime and wants to establish an Islamic state in central Asia; is a conduit for drugs from Afghanistan to central Asian countries
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
capital of Uzbek, Tashkent, Taskent - the capital of Uzbekistan
Samarcand, Samarkand - city in southern Uzbekistan; Tamerlane's opulent capital in the 14th century
Kizil Kum, Kyzyl Kum, Qizil Qum - a desert in Uzbekistan to the southeast of the Aral Sea
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
3.Uzbek - the Turkic language spoken by the Uzbek
Turkic, Turkic language, Turko-Tatar, Turki - a subfamily of Altaic languages


A. ADJuzbeko
B. N
1. (= person) → uzbeko/a m/f
2. (Ling) → uzbeko


adjusbekisch; he is Uzbeker ist Usbeke
Usbeke m, → Usbekin f
(Ling) → Usbekisch nt
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