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chad1

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Pronunciation: /tʃad
 
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noun

A piece of waste material removed from card or tape by punching.

Origin

1950s: of unknown origin.

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Chad2

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Pronunciation: /tʃad
 
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A landlocked country in northern central Africa; population 10,329,200 (est. 2009); official languages, French and Arabic; capital, N’Djamena.

Much of the country lies in the Sahel and, in the north, the Sahara Desert. A French colony from 1913, Chad became autonomous within the French Community in 1958, and fully independent as a republic in 1960

Derivatives

Chadian

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adjective& noun
Example sentences
  • ‘If the raids are not brought under control, we will take measures to guarantee the security of refugees and Chadians who live in these regions,’ Chadian President Idriss Deby warned on Wednesday.
  • When that film received its premiere in N'Djamena, lots of Chadians from Haroun's old neighbourhood turned up to the country's only cinema dressed up to the nines.
  • At least five people were arrested in the raid, including two Chadians, an Egyptian and a Saudi, a Saudi interior ministry official said.

Words that rhyme with Chad

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