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emirate Line breaks: emir|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈɛmɪrət/

Definition of emirate in English:


The rank, lands, or reign of an emir: [as name]: the United Arab Emirates
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  • The United Arab Emirates is a confederation of seven sheikdoms (regions headed by a sheik or emir), or emirates, located on the shore of the Persian Gulf.
  • He teaches in Abu Dhabi, the official capital of the UAE, as well as the Abu Dhabi Emirate, the wealthiest emirate in the country, thanks to the good old oil.
  • In fact, UAE nationals currently comprise fewer than 20 percent of the inhabitants of Abu Dhabi Emirate, and many of them are citizens of other emirates belonging to the Federation.
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