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Meaning of "Australian" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AUSTRALIAN

Australian  [ɒˈstreɪlɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AUSTRALIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Australian can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AUSTRALIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Australian in the English dictionary

The first definition of Australian in the dictionary is a native or inhabitant of Australia. Other definition of Australian is the form of English spoken in Australia. Australian is also a linguistic phylum consisting of the languages spoken by the native Australians.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AUSTRALIAN


antithalian
ˌæntɪˈθeɪlɪən
bacchanalian
ˌbækəˈneɪlɪən
Castalian
kæˈsteɪlɪən
Daedalian
dɪˈdeɪlɪən
Deucalion
djuːˈkeɪlɪən
episcopalian
ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən
Hegelian
hɪˈɡeɪlɪən
Lupercalian
ˌluːpəˈkeɪlɪən
mammalian
mæˈmeɪlɪən
marsupialian
mɑːˌsjuːpɪˈeɪlɪən
ordalian
ɔːˈdeɪlɪən
penetralian
ˌpenɪˈtreɪlɪən
Pygmalion
pɪɡˈmeɪlɪən
Salian
ˈseɪlɪən
saturnalian
ˌsætəˈneɪlɪən
sesquipedalian
ˌsɛskwɪpɪˈdeɪlɪən
Thessalian
θɛˈseɪlɪən
Uralian
jʊˈreɪlɪən
vocalion
vəʊˈkeɪlɪən
Westphalian
wɛstˈfeɪlɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AUSTRALIAN

Australia
Australia Day
Australian Alps
Australian Antarctic Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Australian cattle dog
Australian crane
Australian crawl
Australian Mist
Australian Rules
Australian salmon
Australian salute
Australian silky terrier
Australian snubfin dolphin
Australian terrier
Australian Tiffanie
Australiana
Australianise
Australianism
Australianize

WORDS THAT END LIKE AUSTRALIAN

Brazilian
civilian
Dalian
dedalian
Indigenous Australian
Italian
Julian
kalian
madrigalian
Malian
mongolian
New Australian
phantasmalian
rhynchocephalian
Somalian
South Australian
stegocephalian
thalian
tobaccanalian
Transvaalian

Synonyms and antonyms of Australian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Australian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AUSTRALIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

澳大利亚的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

australiano
570 millions of speakers

English

Australian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऑस्ट्रेलियाई
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اُسْتُراليّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

австралийский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

australiano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্ট্রেলিয়ান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

australien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Australia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

australisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

オーストラリアの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

호주의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Australia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc nước/người/tiếng Úc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆஸ்திரேலிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑस्ट्रेलियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Avustralya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

australiano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

australijski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

австралійський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

australian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αυστραλέζικος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Australiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

australisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

australsk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Australian

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AUSTRALIAN»

The term «Australian» is very widely used and occupies the 3.945 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Australian
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Australian».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AUSTRALIAN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Australian» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Australian» 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 Australian

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «AUSTRALIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Australian.
1
Tony Abbott
The Australian public are very fair and they are always prepared to give the leader of a major political party a fair go.
2
Anthony Albanese
None of the serious maritime incidents I had to deal with as transport minister off the pristine Queensland or Western Australian coastline involved an Australian flagged and crewed vessel.
3
Murray Bartlett
I love New York, and I love being here, but I think I'll always be Australian at heart.
4
Richie Benaud
'Mullygrubber' is an Australian term which means something that creeps along the ground; it's like a little grub.
5
Andrew Bogut
In Australian culture, people are just more laid back, people aren't as serious, they just take their time with things. It's just like, whatever, if I don't get it done I don't get it done.
6
Grant Bowler
Money is tighter now, with the advertising dollar spread a lot more thinly across a whole range of media because of the Internet. It means the television networks have less power to produce shows, and TV is where most Australian actors make their money.
7
Bryan Brown
Because I like theatre and I love a challenge. With 'ZEBRA!' I've found a new Australian play where I can create a character first - that's what I live to do.
8
Rose Byrne
I'm in love with the city. You can impress an Australian with a city, but you can't impress them with a beach.
9
Ryan Cartwright
Often, Americans think any northern English accent is Australian.
10
Noel Clarke
I was offered and accepted a part in 'A Few Best Men,' and then the Australian actor's union argued that there were too many British actors. And the director decided to lose me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AUSTRALIAN»

Discover the use of Australian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Australian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Australian Policy Handbook
'This authoritative guide to the practice and process of public policy in Australia combines sound analysis and practical know-how in a handbook of great value to students, teachers and practitioners.
Catherine Althaus, Peter Bridgman, Glyn Davis, 2012
2
Australian English Pronunciation and Transcription
This groundbreaking work addresses Australian English pronunciation characteristics and provides detailed instruction in phonetic and phonemic transcription of the dialect.
Felicity Cox, 2012
3
Contemporary Australian Television
This book provides the first up-to-date introduction to the shape and style of Australian television in the 1980s, 1990s and beyond.
Stuart Cunningham, David Rowe, 1994
4
Australian Soul: Religion and Spirituality in the 21st Century
This fascinating book describes the character of religious and spiritual life in Australia today, and argues that, far from petering out, religion and spirituality are thriving.
Gary Bouma, 2006
5
Medicine of Australian Mammals
In Medicine of Australian Mammals, more than 30 experts present the most current information available on the medical management of all taxa of Australian native mammals. This comprehensive text is divided into two parts.
Larry Vogelnest, Rupert Woods, 2008
6
Australian Phrasebook
Though you might just need this book to understand the jokes. *for every social situation, here’s the language you're going to hear *travellers can avoid embarrassing moments and awkward misunderstandings with clear vocabulary lists ...
‎1998
7
The Australian People: An Encyclopedia of the Nation, Its ...
An encyclopedia of the many ethnic groups who make up the Australian people.
James Jupp, 2001
8
Australian Shepherds
Discusses Australian Shepherds in detail, describing their physical traits, history and behavioural characteristics.
D. Caroline Coile, 2009
9
Australian Constitutional Landmarks
With contributions by leading constitutional lawyers and judges, as well as two former chief justices, this book will appeal to members of the judiciary, lawyers, political scientists, historians and people with a general interest in ...
H. P. Lee, George Winterton, 2003
10
Understanding Everyday Australian: Book two
This book, along with its audio recording, has been designed to help intermediate students of English understand spoken language as it is encountered in everyday situations in Australia.
Susan Boyer, Leonard Boyer, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AUSTRALIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Australian is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Australian Super tops returns for the financial year
Australian Super's benchmark fund has delivered double-digit returns for the past financial year, seeing the nation's single biggest retirement ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
2
Greece, China woes spook Australian share market, drop dollar to …
The Australian share market has had a rocky day of trade on Monday, with Greece and China again spooking investors and weighing on the ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
3
Stephen Moore back as Wallabies captain
It raised memories of Bill McLean, another Australian captain who broke his leg in a tour match at the start of the 1947-48 Wallabies tour of ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
4
War Memorial seeks historian to record Afghan, Iraq war roles
The Abbott government has set aside nearly $13 million for the task, which is expected to include the roles of the Australian Federal Police, ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
5
Australian consumer watchdog scrutinises Monster Slide
A controversial slip and slide event that originated in New Zealand could face a hefty financial penalty as it comes under scrutiny from an ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
6
Jay walks tall as Newspoll has Libs treading water
South Australian Opposition Leader Steven Marshall has been unable to land any decisive blows on a confident Premier in Jay Weatherill, who ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
7
Stakes high for Watson in standoff
... player is left to suck eggs and watch his rival being slapped on the backside by the other 10 members of the recently confirmed Australian XI. «The Australian, Jul 15»
8
CBA, Westpac wind back interest rate offers on some deposits
“The era of high returns from Australian household lending insulating bank profitability is coming to an end, driven by shifting regulation and an ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
9
PPB Advisory backs legal shield for company directors
The Australian Institute of Company Directors has long argued that the existing law effectively forces directors to go to external administration ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
10
Australian Kyrgios facing huge fine for Wimbledon strop
The 20-year-old Australian downed tools early in the second set of the clash on Court Two, where he also was given a ticking off for swearing ... «ITV News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Australian [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/australian>. Nov 2019 ».
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