Definition of Emirati in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌeməˈrädē/

noun (plural Emiratis)

A citizen or inhabitant of the United Arab Emirates: the number of Emiratis marrying foreigners had risen by 10 per cent
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  • Among those in his circle who share his process-driven esthetic is the sole female Emirati included in the exhibition, Kareema Al-Shomali.
  • Many Emiratis prefer the traditional style of eating with the right hand.
  • She said Emiratis were becoming frustrated with violations of local sensitivities.


Relating to the United Arab Emirates or its citizens: Emirati families a menu of traditional Emirati fare
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  • Griffiths said she has only 12 Emirati nurses among her roster of 1,450 nursing staff.
  • The latter factor has generated a dependence on expatriate labor; the UAE has become a multiethnic society, and Emirati nationals account for only about 20 percent of the population.
  • They also own all Emirati businesses.

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Syllabification: E·mir·a·ti

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