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My predecessor, P. W. Botha, had an inner circle, and I did not like it. I preferred decisions to evolve out of cabinet discussions. That way, we achieved real co-ownership of our policies.
F. W. de Klerk

Meaning of "Botha" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BOTHA

Botha  [ˈbəʊtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOTHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Botha 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 BOTHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Botha

Botha is a common Afrikaans surname, derived from the Friso-Saxon Both. It was brought to South Africa in 1678 by German soldiers who subsequently intermarried with the local Dutch population. Botha roughly translates to "son of the leader" in Middle Dutch. The progenitors of the extended clan are Frederich Botha and his lover Maria Kickers. Married in 1714, they later farmed for a living between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Today, their legal descendants number around 76,125 people, including: ▪ Adriaan Botha, South African sprinter ▪ Andre Botha, South African bodyboarder ▪ Andre Botha, South African-born Irish cricketer ▪ Andries Botha, Khoikhoi leader in the Cape Colony ▪ Anthony Greyvensteyn Botha, South African cricketer ▪ Arno Botha, South African rugby player ▪ Bernado Botha, South African rugby player ▪ Beverly Botha, South African female cricketer ▪ Brendon James Botha, South African rugby player ▪ Cornelius Botha, South...

Definition of Botha in the English dictionary

The definition of Botha in the dictionary is Louis. 1862–1919, South African statesman and general; first prime minister of the Union of South Africa. Other definition of Botha is P W. 1916–2006, South African politician; defence minister ; prime minister ; state president.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BOTHA


boater
ˈbəʊtə
bota
ˈbəʊtə
Dakota
dəˈkəʊtə
flota
ˈfləʊtə
houseboater
ˈhaʊsˌbəʊtə
iceboater
ˈaɪsˌbəʊtə
Kota
ˈkəʊtə
Minnesota
ˌmɪnɪˈsəʊtə
motor
ˈməʊtə
motorboater
ˈməʊtəˌbəʊtə
nota
ˈnəʊtə
noter
ˈnəʊtə
promoter
prəˈməʊtə
quota
ˈkwəʊtə
rota
ˈrəʊtə
rotor
ˈrəʊtə
sailboater
ˈseɪlˌbəʊtə
showboater
ˈʃəʊˌbəʊtə
supermoto
ˌsuːpəˈməʊtə
voter
ˈvəʊtə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOTHA

Botham
bothan
Bothe
bother
botheration
bothered
bothersome
bothies
Bothnia
bothole
bothrium
Bothwell
bothy
bothy ballad
bothyman
botnet
Botox

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOTHA

bertha
caltha
Golgotha
Gotha
Hiawatha
Jagannatha
Jugurtha
kantha
maranatha
Maratha
Martha
mutha
paratha
polyantha
pyracantha
quotha
ratha
Sagarmatha
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Siddhartha

Synonyms and antonyms of Botha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Botha» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOTHA

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

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博塔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Botha
570 millions of speakers

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Botha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बोथा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بوتا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Бота
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Botha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বোথা
260 millions of speakers

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Botha
220 millions of speakers

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Botha
190 millions of speakers

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Botha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ボタ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

보타
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Botha
85 millions of speakers
vi

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Botha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போத்தா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोथा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Botha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Botha
65 millions of speakers

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Botha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

бота
40 millions of speakers

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Botha
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Botha
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Botha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Botha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Botha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Botha

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOTHA»

The term «Botha» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.857 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOTHA» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «BOTHA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Botha.
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F. W. de Klerk
My predecessor, P. W. Botha, had an inner circle, and I did not like it. I preferred decisions to evolve out of cabinet discussions. That way, we achieved real co-ownership of our policies.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOTHA»

Discover the use of Botha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Botha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Knowledge: Living and Working with It
Inspired by today's world of increasingly available knowledge and rapidly changing access to it, this book examines the challenges of decision making when knowledge expands faster than we can learn, analyzes how knowledge changes shape ...
Anthon P. Botha, 2008
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Managing E-commerce in Business
This second edition provides guidelines for overcoming these challenges by exploring the ways in which entrepreneurs and managers should co-operate with IT experts to exploit opportunities and combat the threats imposed by new technologies.
J. Botha, C. H. Bothma, Pieter Geldenhuys, 2008
3
Statutory Interpretation: An Introduction for Students
Since 1994 the new constitutional order has changed the orthodox and traditional rules of statutory interpretation.
Christo J. Botha, 2005
4
State Security in South Africa: Civil-military Relations ...
This work is a study of civil-military relations in the Republic of South Africa while Pieter Willem Botha was prime minister (1978-89).
James Michael Roherty, 1992
5
Tourism Entrepreneurs
Providing students of business management with a process for understanding the tourism industry, this work highlights the importance of entrepreneurial activities within a unique and variable industry.
Melodi Botha, 2006
6
Mongo: Adventures in Trash
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age Journalist Ted Botha became obsessed with mongo (defined as any discarded object that is retrieved) when he moved to New York.
Ted Botha, 2008
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Botha: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).
‎2008
8
Unfinished Business: South Africa, Apartheid, and Truth
Broeder 4418, the labour minister Fanie Botha, but then refused to stand down. The goal for the AB leadership was to hold the Afrikaner establishment together. Mulder, nominated to the AB executive in 1968, still had considerable support.
Terry Bell, 2003
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General Botha, the Career and the Man
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Harold Spender, 2009
10
Magus-Thor'rauna High Priest of Satan in South Africa: (Phil ...
This is an historical true-life story of the only High Priest of Satan who escaped, received Christ and boldly preached against the Movement.
Francis B., 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOTHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Botha is used in the context of the following news items.
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ANC feeling the heat as it takes aim at judiciary, media
And last week president Jacob Zuma wagged his finger in the style of PW Botha. He told the students of the Tshwane University of Technology: ... «News24, Jul 15»
2
UCT denies SRC acting president axed over anti-gay statement
Since the posting‚ the SRC had removed Ms Pae from this acting position and the current acting SRC President was now Ms Oyama Botha. «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
3
Come meet your favourite Bok Come meet your favourite Bok
... Machenaud, Lachlan Turner, Rudi Wulf and Ali Williams as well as local legends in the form of Bakkies Botha and Gurthrö Steenkamp. «News24, Jul 15»
4
Kitchen's blessings stretch far
Michelle Botha (28), who lives in Manenberg, says she is also grateful for the ... It may be a little but it definitely goes a long way,” Botha says. «News24, Jul 15»
5
Accenture identifies tech trends for CIOs to follow
Digital Transformation Lead, Products, Mr. Shyam Ranchod, and Senior Manager, Mobility Services Lead, Tielman Botha, both of Accenture ... «Biztech Africa, Jul 15»
6
SA Netball stars claiming international seats
... vd Merwe, Jeanie Steyn (all UP-Tuks), Ané Botha, Danelle Willemse, Lauren-Lee Christians, Karla Mostert (all UFS-Kovsies), Lentsa Motau, ... «Citizen, Jul 15»
7
Onkgopotse JJ Tabane
But Comrade Jesse you must also remind them that an entire airport at George and a whole Wilderness game farm was created as PW Botha's ... «Daily Maverick, Jul 15»
8
Cummins gives SA reason to cheer at World Student Games
The only other South African gymnast to have reached the finals at World Student Games was Ursula Botha who ended 18th in Bangkok, ... «The New Age Online, Jul 15»
9
Unhappy Bravo
The bowlers did a wonderful job, Jacques (Kallis) got early wickets and (Johan) Botha bowled well in the powerplay. The fielding was also very ... «Trinidad Guardian, Jul 15»
10
Ghosts of the past: How Jacob Zuma and other ANC political figures …
While Nelson Mandela and PW Botha had already begun secret talks, outside of this enclave of delicate negotiation, in the rest of the country, ... «Daily Maverick, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Botha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/botha>. Jul 2019 ».
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