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Ironically, we live in times that are awash in authentic sacred music.
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Meaning of "awash" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AWASH

awash  [əˈwɒʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AWASH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Awash can act as an adjective and an adverb.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES AWASH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Awash

Awash is a market town in central Ethiopia. Located in Administrative Zone 3 of the Afar Region, above a gorge on the Awash River, after which the town is named, the town lies on the Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway, which crosses the gorge by a bridge there. It is the largest settlement in Awash Fentale woreda. Awash lies outside the Awash National Park, which is known for its wildlife, for the Mount Fentale caldera and for the Filwoha Hot Springs. Its market is held on Mondays, where Afar and Kereyu crafts can be found.

Definition of awash in the English dictionary

The definition of awash in the dictionary is at a level even with the surface of the sea. Other definition of awash is washed over by the waves.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AWASH


backwash
ˈbækˌwɒʃ
blackwash
ˈblækˌwɒʃ
brainwash
ˈbreɪnˌwɒʃ
eyewash
ˈaɪˌwɒʃ
greenwash
ˈɡriːnˌwɒʃ
hand-wash
ˈhændwɒʃ
hogwash
ˈhɒɡˌwɒʃ
mouthwash
ˈmaʊθˌwɒʃ
musquash
ˈmʌskwɒʃ
outwash
ˈaʊtˌwɒʃ
overwash
ˌəʊvəˈwɒʃ
pigwash
ˈpɪɡˌwɒʃ
prewash
priːˈwɒʃ
quash
kwɒʃ
rewash
ˌriːˈwɒʃ
squash
skwɒʃ
stonewash
ˈstəʊnˌwɒʃ
swash
swɒʃ
wash
wɒʃ
whitewash
ˈwaɪtˌwɒʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AWASH

award-winner
award-winning
awardable
awardee
awarder
awards ceremony
aware
awareness
awareness programme
awarn
awatch
awato
awave
away
away defeat
away game
away goal
away match
away team
away win

WORDS THAT END LIKE AWASH

bagwash
car wash
colourwash
come out in the wash
eggwash
facial wash
flatwash
limewash
pig´s wash
rainwash
screen wash
siwash
strip-wash
toothwash
wish-wash

Synonyms and antonyms of awash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AWASH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «awash» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of awash

Translation of «awash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AWASH

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

Translator English - Chinese

泛滥
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inundada
570 millions of speakers

English

awash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अटा पड़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مغمور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

купается
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inundado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাসা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

inondé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Awash
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

überflutet
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

波に洗われて
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

맞이
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Awash
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên mặt nước
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மிரட்டலையும் தாண்டி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अबाउट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

suda yüzen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inondato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zalany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

купається
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acoperit de apă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλημμυρισμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

overspoeld
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sköljs
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

awash
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of awash

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AWASH»

The term «awash» is quite widely used and occupies the 54.010 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AWASH» OVER TIME

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

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9 QUOTES WITH «AWASH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word awash.
1
James Buchan
One of the consequences of the Iranian revolution has been an explosion of history. A country once known only from British consular reports and intrepid travelogues is now awash with historical documents, letters, diaries, grainy video, weblogs and secret police files of questionable authenticity.
2
Richard Engel
For years, Lebanese have known that Palestinian camps like Nahr al-Barid and Ain al-Helwe - hopeless slums crowded with generations of disenfranchised Palestinian refugees who can't go home because of Israel, and can't work because of Lebanese laws - are awash with gunmen, criminals and, since the war in Iraq, al-Qaida inspired jihadists.
3
Hallie Ephron
Our house was awash in books, and my mother doled out her favorites like they were special treats - which they were.
4
Peter Falk
I'm old fashioned. I really think you should know how to draw before you start painting. I use charcoal and graphite; I put a skylight in. In my house, I turned the garage into an art studio. So I'm awash in art studios.
5
Max Levchin
The world is now awash in data and we can see consumers in a lot clearer ways.
6
Richard Morris
Ironically, we live in times that are awash in authentic sacred music.
7
Camille Paglia
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
8
Vikas Swarup
I am the luckiest novelist in the world. I was a first-time novelist who wasn't awash in rejection slips, whose manuscript didn't disappear in slush piles. I have had a wonderful time.
9
Fareed Zakaria
In a world awash in debt, power shifts to creditors.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AWASH»

Discover the use of awash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to awash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People
Striking in its breadth and deeply rooted in primary sources, this seminal book recasts the landscape of American religious and cultural history.
Jon Butler, 1992
2
Homo Erectus: Pleistocene Evidence from the Middle Awash, ...
"Reports on one of the most exciting finds in recent years and fills a major gap in the fossil record of human evolution.
W. Henry Gilbert, Berhane Asfaw, 2008
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Ardipithecus Kadabba: Late Miocene Evidence from the Middle ...
To do justice to Ethiopia's surprises needs an exceptional book. This volume is worthy of the challenge: it is a model of its kind and will be hard to surpass.
Yohannes Haile-Selassie, Giday WoldeGabriel, 2009
4
Ethiopia & Eritrea
One bus and frequent minibuses leave daily for Awash (Birr22, 21⁄2 hours). For Debre Zeyit (Birr8, one hour), Ziway and the Rift Valley lakes it's best to first go to Mojo (Birr5, 15 minutes) as buses leave there every 15 minutes. When heading ...
Stuart Butler, Dean Starnes, 2009
5
Awash in Color: Homer, Sargent, and the Great American ...
Celebrating the great American watercolor, this unique collection of images features the work of Sargent, Homer, LaFarge, Prendergast, Demuth, Marin, Burchfield, and Hopper, among others. Original.
Sue Welsh Reed, Carol Troyen, Cynthia M. Purvis, 1999
6
Awash with Colour: A Practical Guide to Watercolour Painting
This book is published to accompany the BBC TV series and features step-by-step demonstrations in full colour.
Dermot Cavanagh, Howard Elson, 2002
7
Awash with Color: Watercolor Wall Quilts : Step-by-step ...
Awash With Color is a Good Books publication.
Judy Turner, 2003
8
Awash in the Blood
Televangelist Mo Johnston is doing all right for himself, but on All Souls's Night, while vacationing in Eastern Europe, he is attacked by a vampire.
John Wooley, 2002
9
The Geology of Early Humans in the Horn of Africa
Haileab, B., and Brown, F.H., 1992, Turkana Basin–Middle Awash Valley correlations and the age of the Sangatole and Hadar Formations: Journal of Human Evolution, v. 22, p. 453–468, doi: 10.1016/0047-2484 (92)90080-S. Haile -Selassie, ...
Jay Quade, Jonathan Guy Wynn, 2008
10
Awash in the mainstream: Latino politics in the 1996 elections
"Following the pattern of two prior volumes on presidential election cycles, Ethnic Ironies and From Rhetoric to Reality, and Latino political participation, this new work examines the Latino impact on"
Louis DeSipio, Rodolfo O. De la Garza, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AWASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term awash is used in the context of the following news items.
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Dunedin awash in blue and gold
About 10,000 fans packed into central Dunedin today to cheer home the Highlanders after the weekend's win. Wayne Bridgman, 61, waits for ... «Radio New Zealand, Jul 15»
2
Rain-starved Colorado awash in water
Dust Bowl rainmakers could not have done a finer job bringing on precipitation in rain-starved Colorado during this past spring. “We started in ... «The Produce News, Jul 15»
3
The Latest: Vancouver awash in American fans ahead of Women's …
Vancouver is awash in the stars and stripes. American fans filled the streets of Vancouver on Sunday ahead of the Women's World Cup final ... «Fox News, Jul 15»
4
Awash In Kittens, Humane Society is Running Short Of Food
RENO, NV - The people at the Nevada Humane Society might as well mark it on their calendar. Every year at this time it's "kitten season.". «KOLO, Jul 15»
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An Island Frozen in Time, and Awash in Fudge
An Island Frozen in Time, and Awash in Fudge. By Sean Braswell JUL 032015. Good Sh*t. Good Sh*t. If you'd want to drink it, eat it, wear it, ride it, drive it; if it'd ... «OZY, Jul 15»
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Awash Bank partners with KPMG to transform operations
Awash KPMG Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – With a vision to be one of East Africa's top ten private banks by 2025, Awash International Bank S.C. ... «EthioSports, Jul 15»
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Atlanta City Hall awash in rainbow colors
Atlanta City Hall awash in rainbow colors. 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | Filed in: Local News. Comments 0. . Georgia's fireworks free- for- all. «Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jun 15»
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Instagram awash with sunny photos of Suffolk as temperatures …
The fields of rural Suffolk will be basked in bright sunshine, crowds will flock to the Essex coast and ice cream vans will be a welcome sight ... «East Anglian Daily Times, Jun 15»
9
Awash International Bank Hires KPMG to Propel It to Top 10 Within …
Awash International Bank hired KPMG Advisory Services to help it become among the top 10 banks in Eastern Africa within the next ten years. «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
10
A world awash in debt
Bank for International Settlements warned that the world must “abandon the debt-fuelled growth model that has acted as a political and social ... «Livemint, Jun 15»

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