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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office of an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia); The domain controlled by an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)

Usage examples (34)
  • Under Sheikh Saqr's rule, the emirate was the last and most reluctant to join the United
  • The emirate is a center for investment and a major source of capital for Western markets.
  • If the debt standstill by the emirate were the only sign of rising risk in global markets it could be overlooked.
  • But to term our emirate "Dubai Inc.," as some do, suggests that commerce, more than anything else, is our leitmotif. for more
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