Definitions

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  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to the United Arab Emirates.
  • noun A person from the United Arab Emirates.
  • noun historical A citizen of the Arab nation of the United Arab emirates.
  • noun A person descended ethnically from the Arab people of the United Arab Emirates.

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Examples

  • Abu Dhabi's decision followed extensive consultations between the Obama administration and the U.A.E. in recent days, as Washington has sought significantly enhanced Arab support for military action authorized last week by the United Nations, according to American and Emirati officials.

    NATO to Lead No-Fly Zone

  • Protesters waved the black, red and green flag of pre-Gadhafi Libya, and also waved French, Emirati and even a handful of American flags, a rare sight at a popular street demonstration in the Arab world.

    Libyan Rebels Reject African Union Peace Plan

  • Civil-society and human-rights groups criticized the case—an unusual trial in a state-security court of well-respected Emirati writers, professors, and bloggers—saying the accused were unable to present a proper defense and arguing that the trial served principally as a warning against political expression, at a time when protests are sweeping the wider Middle East region.

    Activists Pardoned in U.A.E.

  • Numerous death threats, his employer's demand to transfer out of the country and a middle-of-the-night visit from state security forces were not enough to intimidate the prominent Emirati rights activist Ahmed Mansoor, who recently called for political reforms.

    Samer Muscati: The UAE's Silenced Spring

  • "The unfortunate polarization that developed over the last seven months wasn't helpful for the U.A.E. You were either with them or against them," said Mishaal al-Gergawi, an Emirati columnist and current-affairs commentator.

    Activists Pardoned in U.A.E.

  • Shares of the exchange's biggest loser, Emirati natural gas producer Dana Gas, plunged 9.9 percent to finish at 0.64 dirhams 17 cents despite assurances that its Egyptian operations haven't stopped amid the protests.

    Egypt Turmoil Rattles Middle East Stock Markets

  • Shares of the exchange's biggest loser, Emirati natural gas producer Dana Gas, plunged 9.9 percent to finish at 0.64 dirhams 17 cents despite assurances that its Egyptian operations haven't stopped amid the protests.

    Egypt Turmoil Rattles Middle East Stock Markets

  • Shares of the exchange's biggest loser, Emirati natural gas producer Dana Gas, plunged 9.9 percent to finish at 0.64 dirhams 17 cents despite assurances that its Egyptian operations haven't stopped amid the protests.

    Egypt Turmoil Rattles Middle East Stock Markets

  • Shares of the exchange's biggest loser, Emirati natural-gas producer Dana Gas, plunged 9.9% to finish at 0.64 dirhams 17 cents despite assurances that its Egyptian operations haven't stopped amid the protests.

    Egypt Turmoil Rattles Mideast Markets

  • Saudi, Emirati and other Gulf diplomats reacted in horror at the overthrow of Tunisia's and Egypt's longtime presidents, and have balked at the idea that another Arab leader could forced from power.

    Yemen Leader Balks at Quitting

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