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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.]
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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
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Uz•bek(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.
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|Noun||1.||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
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|
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