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- n. Plural form of emirati.
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Expensive cars and accessories are a status symbol among wealthy emiratis, with 37 of the world's 50 most expensive number plates believed to been bought by buyers from Abu Dhabi alone.
Ive heard these comments from locals as well as expats. (expats generally crib about how easy the emiratis have it) if government reports too are acknowledging the existence of such a problem, it will hopefully not be long before initiatives are taken address it.
Over the last few years, young talented emiratis and even non locals are giving the traditional abaya a makeover by creating funky and glamorous styles thus providing more choice and variety for occasional wear.
Jalabiyas or kaftans are also having a makeover primarily to look more appealing to younger emiratis.