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Meaning of "agora" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGORA

From Greek, from agorein to gather.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGORA

agora  [ˈæɡərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGORA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agora is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AGORA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

agora

Agora

The Agora was a central spot in ancient Greek city-states. The literal meaning of the word is "gathering place" or "assembly". The agora was the center of athletic, artistic, spiritual and political life of the city. The Ancient Agora of Athens was the best-known example.

Definition of agora in the English dictionary

The definition of agora in the dictionary is the marketplace in Athens, used for popular meetings, or any similar place of assembly in ancient Greece. Other definition of agora is the meeting itself.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGORA


disfigurer
dɪsˈfɪɡərə
figurer
ˈfɪɡərə
fingerer
ˈfɪŋɡərə
lingerer
ˈlɪŋɡərə
malingerer
məˈlɪŋɡərə
mandragora
mænˈdræɡərə
Megara
ˈmɛɡərə
schlumbergera
ʃləmˈbɜːɡərə
sniggerer
ˈsnɪɡərə
staggerer
ˈstæɡərə
sugarer
ˈʃʊɡərə
swaggerer
ˈswæɡərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGORA

agonized
agonizedly
agonizing
agonizingly
agonothetes
agony
agony aunt
agony column
agony uncle
agood
agorae
agoraphobe
agoraphobia
agoraphobic
agorot
Agostini
Agostino di Duccio
agouta
agouti
agouty

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGORA

ancora
angora
aurora
bora
Diaspora
fedora
flora
fora
gora
grandiflora
hora
mora
ora
pandora
senhora
Sonora
sora
Stara Zagora
Turkish Angora
Zamora

Synonyms and antonyms of agora in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «agora» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGORA

Find out the translation of agora to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agora from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agora» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

集会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ágora
570 millions of speakers

English

agora
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अगोरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أغورا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

агора
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ágora
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জনসমাবেশের স্থান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

agora
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Agora
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Agora
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

広場
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아고라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Agora
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sợ hải trong lúc ồn ào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூடுமிடம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आगरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pazar yeri
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

agora
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Agora
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

агора
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

agora
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

agora
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agora
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

agora
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

agora
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agora

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGORA»

The term «agora» is very widely used and occupies the 4.117 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGORA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «agora» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «agora» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agora

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGORA»

Discover the use of agora in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agora and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Athenian Agora: A Short Guide
In a newly revised version of this popular site guide, the current director of excavations in the Athenian Agora gives a brief account of the history of the site and its principal monuments.
John McK. Camp, 2003
2
The Middle Ages in the Athenian Agora
The story of the Agora did not end in A.D. 267, when the Herulians invaded the city.
Alison Frantz, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1961
3
Women in the Athenian Agora
The book is structured according to the social roles women played-as owners of property, companions (in and outside of marriage), participants in ritual, craftspeople, producers, and consumers.
Susan I. Rotroff, Robert Lamberton, 2006
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Ancient Portraits from the Athenian Agora
Originally published by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, here is a selection of ancient portraits from the Athenian Agora: statues, coins, busts, and carvings, with maps and other illustrations.
Evelyn B. Harrison, 2008
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Miniature Sculpture from the Athenian Agora
Small sculptured figures of humans and animals have been found all over the Agora, ranging in date from the earliest occupation of Athens to the end of the Late Roman period.
Dorothy B. Thompson, 1959
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The Athenian Agora: Excavations in the Heart of Classical Athens
Drawing on the wealth of excavated evidence, richly supplemented by literary and inscriptional references, Professor Camp tells the story of the Agora from Neolithic to medieval times". -Back cover.
John McK. Camp, 1992
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Marbleworkers in the Athenian Agora
This full-color guide sheds new light on the marble industry in and around the Agora, including rich evidence for the sculptors' workshops, their tools and techniques. It discusses the works of both famous and anonymous artists.
‎2006
8
An Ancient Shopping Center: The Athenian Agora
As well as being a political center, the Agora was the focus of a noisy and varied commercial life.
Dorothy Burr Thompson, 1993
9
Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy
Agora, Academy, and the Conduct of Philosophy offers extremely careful and detailed criticisms of some of the most important assumptions scholars have brought to bear in beginning the process of (Platonic) interpretation.
Debra Nails, 1995
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The Athenian Citizen: Democracy in the Athenian Agora
As a concise introduction to these physical traces, this book has been a bestseller since it was first published almost 20 years ago.
Mabel L. Lang, John McK. Camp, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGORA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agora is used in the context of the following news items.
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People could buy drugs, weapons and other illegal stuff from deep web marketplaces like Silk Road and Agora. In order to ensure that the ... «newsBTC, Jul 15»
2
Bailout referendum lays bare deep schisms among beleaguered …
Many were older people who had worked for years around the Varvakeios Agora, Athens' century-old meat and fish market, where the taverna ... «Worcester Telegram, Jul 15»
3
Scholars: Area students are making the grade
Mariah Steffey of Boyertown graduated from the Agora Cyber Charter School. She is a three-year member of the school's National Honor ... «The Mercury, Jul 15»
4
Agora: From Democracy to the Market
In ancient Greek city-states, an Agora was a place where ordinary people would assemble to exchange ideas. In this film ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, Jul 15»
5
Greece debt crisis: Alexis Tsipras calls on a divided and fearful …
... the signing of a non-sustainable, appalling deal promoted by the institutions,” Mr Varoufakis said in an interview with local Agora newspaper. «The Independent, Jul 15»
6
Al Jazeera English to premiere Agora: From Democracy To The Market
Ahead of the Greece referendum, Al Jazeera English are set to premiere part one of the award-winning documentary - Agora: From Democracy ... «Media Update, Jul 15»
7
Wyrd Words: Grief and Renewal
Keeping the Thor in Thursdays, here on Agora! AAAAAAND WE'RE BACK! Good gods what a month! It has just been a non stop rush from one ... «Patheos, Jul 15»
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WOLVERTON AGORA: Residents express concerns on bus …
Almost a dozen residents attended an Agora Redevelopment meeting last night with issues such as bus stops and quality of shops being ... «MK News, Jul 15»
9
WOLVERTON AGORA: Council officers recommend shopping …
Council officers have endorsed a planning application proposing to demolish the Wolverton Agora - and build a mixed use development in its ... «MK News, Jun 15»
10
Kogan Agora 4G Pro review: the final word on Kogan's best …
The Agora 4G Pro tops Kogan's existing range of smartphones with a larger screen, higher resolution cameras and a more powerful processor. «PC World, Jun 15»

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