Definition of Emirati in English:


Syllabification: E·mir·a·ti
Pronunciation: /ˌeməˈrätē

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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  • Currently the average Emirati consumes roughly 550 liters of clean water every day.
  • Emiratis now make up 21 per cent of the airline's core employee workforce.
  • The move highlights the UAE's commitment to providing Emiratis with financial stability and a dignified life.


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Relating to the United Arab Emirates or its citizens: Emirati families a menu of traditional Emirati fare
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  • Her photographs document the forgotten public and private spaces of her native Emirati society.
  • Our guide, an Emirati woman recently graduated from university, spoke perfect English and was reserved, polite and hugely informative.
  • The Emirates Group has announced plans to provide 750 jobs for Emirati Nationals during the current financial year across various departments.

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