Definition of zindabad in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈzɪndɑːˌbɑːd/

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Used to express approval or encouragement: ‘Zindabad!’ the crowd responded
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  • Hours later he arrived to address a BJP rally in Sultanpur only to hear full-throated cries of ‘Rahul Gandhi zindabad!’
  • ‘Sonia Gandhi zindabad,’ they shout as security men form a ring round her.
  • The solidarity led to chants of ‘BA staff, zindabad!’


From Urdu zindābād 'may (a person) live!'.

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