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Belarusian Line breaks: Bela¦rus|ian
Pronunciation: /ˌbɛləˈruːsɪən/

Definition of Belarusian in English:


Relating to Belarus, its people, or its language: Belarusian villages a Belarusian journalist
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  • Belarusian law states that a prisoner cannot be held for more than 10 days without charges.
  • The Stuxnet worm was brought to the attention of the public in 2010 after being discovered by Belarusian Internet security firm VirusBlokAda.
  • One indisputable fact is that Liverpool served up a vastly improved performance from the first leg and finally looked like a team that are on paper far superior to their Belarusian opponents.


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1A native of Belarus, or a person of Belarusian descent: a Belarusian from Minsk
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  • The Belarusian took just under 90 minutes to complete a 6-1 6-4 win against her Romanian opponent, quashing any concerns over her fitness.
  • The talented Belarusian started his NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens in 2006-07 but was traded to rival Toronto in July of 2008.
  • Some Belarusians, satisfied with the economic security the state provides, are critical of Poland's efforts to promote democracy.
2 [mass noun] The Eastern Slavic language of Belarus, with about 9 million speakers: the book is currently available only in Belarusian
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  • Most of the population in this region spoke Ruthenian, an old form of Belarusian, while Polish became the language of administration and the ruling nobility.
  • I got bored with the landscape and decided to learn a bit of Belarusian.
  • The Grand Duchy had two official languages Lithuanian and Belarusian (or a Slavic variant of it).

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