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Czech

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Pronunciation: /tʃɛk
 
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Definition of Czech in English:

noun

1A native or inhabitant of the Czech Republic or (formerly) Czechoslovakia, or a person of Czech descent.
Example sentences
  • The Czechs, Hungarians and the citizens from other East European states have a similar history.
  • Other numerically significant ethnic groups of Austria include Slovenes, Croats, and Czechs.
  • The Dutch will go through with victory against Latvia only if the Germans do not beat the Czechs.
2 [mass noun] The Western Slavic language spoken in the Czech Republic, closely related to Slovak. It has over 10 million speakers.
Example sentences
  • The whole family speak three languages - Czech, German and English.
  • Reprinted five times in the 1920s, the book was translated into French, Czech, and other languages.
  • The station was heaving with hundreds of other festivalgoers, speaking every European language from English to Czech.

adjective

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Relating to the Czechs or their language.
Example sentences
  • Yesterday we started to learn the Czech language.
  • My fluency in the Czech language is progressing slowly.
  • The English language edition of the Czech catalog is currently available.

Origin

Polish spelling of Czech Čech.

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