Definition of Iraqi in English:


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Pronunciation: /ɪˈrɑːki


  • Relating to Iraq, its people, or their language.
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    • It was used alongside other intelligence material, giving the impression it came from Iraqi sources.
    • The makeshift chariots were pulled by Iraqi horses commandeered from looters in the area.
    • The vouchers allowed the bearer to buy Iraqi oil at cut-rate prices and could be sold for a profit.

noun (plural Iraqis)

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  • 1A native or inhabitant of Iraq, or a person of Iraqi descent.
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    • We need your help to carry on helping the Iraqis and Marsh Arab people at this critical time.
    • It is not the first time Labour had countered opposition to the war with the views of native Iraqis.
    • Does he really believe that only Iraqis are qualified to comment on what is happening in Iraq?
  • 2 [mass noun] The form of Arabic spoken in Iraq.

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