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oc·ci·den·tal

or Oc·ci·den·tal  (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the countries of the Occident or their peoples or cultures; western.
n.
A native or inhabitant of an Occidental country; a westerner.
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occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
a literary or formal word for western Compare oriental

Occidental

(ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl)
adj
of or relating to the Occident
n
(Physical Geography) an inhabitant, esp a native, of the Occident
ˌOcciˈdentalism n
ˌOcciˈdentalist n, adj
ˌOcciˈdentally adv
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oc•ci•den•tal

(ˌɒk sɪˈdɛn tl)

adj.
1. (usu. cap.) of or pertaining to the Occident or its inhabitants.
2. western.
n.
3. (usu. cap.) an inhabitant of the Occident.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin]
oc`ci•den′tal•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Occidental - a native inhabitant of the Occident
denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant, indweller - a person who inhabits a particular place
2.Occidental - an artificial language
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
Adj.1.occidental - denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere; "occidental civilization"; "Hesperian culture"
western - relating to or characteristic of the western parts of the world or the West as opposed to the eastern or oriental parts; "the Western world"; "Western thought"; "Western thought"
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Translations

occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdentl] ADJoccidental
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occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntəl] adj (= western) → occidental(e)
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occidental

adj (liter)abendländisch
n (rare)Abendländer(in) m(f)
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occidental

[ˌɒksɪˈdɛntl] adj (frm) → occidentale
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If Christianity has done everything to orientalize the Occident, Judaism has always played an essential part in occidentalizing it again: which in a certain sense means making of Europe's mission and history a continuation of the Greek.
Within this emergent context of multicultural temporal coevalness, "transnational indifference" inaugurates a new mode of transnational social relationality rendering forms of othering defunct: cultures encounter each other not by means of an orientalizing or occidentalizing gaze, (4) through which the constitution of the self other binary implicates both in a complex and a fraught entanglement, but now by a set of mediations that open up the social field to alternative social imaginations.
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