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Meaning of "Congo-Brazzaville" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE

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Congo-Brazzaville 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 CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Congo-Brazzaville

Republic of the Congo

The Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo or Congo-Brazzaville, is a country located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Angolan exclave of Cabinda. The region was dominated by Bantu-speaking tribes, who built trade links leading into the Congo River basin. Congo-Brazzaville was formerly part of the French colony of Equatorial Africa. Upon independence in 1960, the former colony of French Congo became the Republic of the Congo. The People's Republic of the Congo was a Marxist-Leninist single-party state from 1970 to 1991. Multi-party elections have been held since 1992, although a democratically elected government was ousted in the 1997 Republic of the Congo Civil War.

Definition of Congo-Brazzaville in the English dictionary

The definition of Congo-Brazzaville in the dictionary is a republic in W Central Africa: formerly the French colony of Middle Congo, part of French Equatorial Africa, it became independent in 1960; consists mostly of equatorial forest, with savanna and extensive swamps; drained chiefly by the Rivers Congo and Ubangi. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Brazzaville. Pop: 4 492 689. Area: 342 000 sq km Former names: Middle Congo.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE

Congo
congo eel
Congo Free State
Congo red
congo snake
Congo-Kinshasa
Congolese

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE

Abbeville
Brazzaville
cheville
Deauville
Evansville
Granville
Grenville
Huntsville
Jacksonville
Joinville
Knoxville
Louisville
Mandeville
Melville
Nashville
Oakville
Seville
Somerville
taille
Townsville
Woodville

Synonyms and antonyms of Congo-Brazzaville in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Congo-Brazzaville» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE

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

Translator English - Chinese

刚果 - 布拉柴维尔
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Congo - Brazzaville
570 millions of speakers

English

Congo-Brazzaville
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कांगो ब्राज़ाविल
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الكونغو برازافيل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Конго- Браззавиль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Congo- Brazzaville
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কঙ্গো-ব্রাজাভিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Congo - Brazzaville
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Congo-Brazzaville
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kongo-Brazzaville
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コンゴ·ブラザビル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

콩고 - 브라자빌
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kongo-Brazzaville
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Congo - Brazzaville
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காங்கோ -ப்ரஜாவீல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

काँगो-ब्रॅझविले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kongo-Brazzaville
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Congo- Brazzaville
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kongo - Brazzaville
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Конго - Браззавіль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Congo- Brazzaville
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κονγκό - Μπραζαβίλ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kongo - Brazzaville
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kongo - Brazzaville
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kongo- Brazzaville
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Congo-Brazzaville

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE»

The term «Congo-Brazzaville» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.891 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Congo-Brazzaville

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE»

Discover the use of Congo-Brazzaville in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Congo-Brazzaville and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Catholic Women of Congo-Brazzaville: Mothers and Sisters in ...
Explores the changing roles and relationships of women to the Catholic Church in Africa
Phyllis Martin, 2009
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
... corporations Conglomerates (Corporations) USE Conglomerate corporations Conglutination BT Antigen-antibody reactions Immunity Congo (Brazzaville) UF Middle Congo — Description and travel UF Congo (Brazzaville)—Description and ...
Library of Congress, 1995
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Readings in African Politics
389-411 The recent history of the Republic of Congo, the former French colony often known as Congo-Brazzaville to distinguish it from its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of Congo (former Zaire), is a notable example of how the promise of ...
Tom Young, 2003
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Barriers to Peace in Civil War
Figure 3.2 Veto player coding for Congo-Brazzaville conflicts Table 3.1 Veto players by conflict months testing, in the. Strict veto players Lenient veto players Conflict ID Location Year Side A SideB Number Name Number Name 3170 Congo- ...
David E. Cunningham, 2011
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Congo/2 Bradt
Providing practical information on every region of both countries, essential advice on preparation as well as safety precautions, this is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.
Sean Rorison, 2012
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Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Diplomatic relations between Congo-Kinshasa and Congo-Brazzaville were frequently suspended over contraband, gunmnning, currency smuggling, and illegal immigrants. Ideological and historical differences also played a role in the  ...
Emizet Francois Kisangani, Scott F. Bobb, 2009
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The Geopolitics of Hunger, 2000-2001: Hunger and Power
Congo-Brazzaville: A. Civilian. Population. Held. Hostage. to. Militias. Pascal. Lefort. Congo-Brazzaville1 has been plunged into a spiral of violence caused by the radicalization of political action that accompanied the rise of armed militias ...
Action Against Hunger, 2001
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Hydrology and Water Resources of Africa
LEGEND Brazzaville (Congo Brazzaville), 1968-1969 012345678 Measured ETP , mm d'1 Figure 5.10- Calculated ETP versus measured ETP for N'Djamena, Chad and Brazzaville, Congo Brazzaville, (Riou, 1970) Eq. (5.42) was used to ...
M. Shahin, 2002
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Children and Youth in the Labour Process in Africa
Etanislas Ngodi Le Congo Brazzaville connaît actuellement une situation fortement marquée par les effets des crises socio-économiques et des mutations culturelles d'une part, et d'autre part, par les conséquences des conflits armés de ces ...
Osita Agbu, 2009
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Filoviruses: A Compendium of 40 Years of Epidemiological, ...
5.2.11 Congo (Brazzaville) and Gabon, 2002 On May 17, 2002, two hunters, who previously had had contact with a dead chimpanzee and a dead pangolin (Manis sp.), developed symptoms of VHF in Olloba, Mbomo District, Cuvette-Ouest ...
Jens Kuhn, Charles H. Calisher, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Congo-Brazzaville is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Magic cheese' scam serves up 3 years in jail
That is, after they were sold to a company in Congo-Brazzaville which would sell them on to France. 5,500 people ensnared. Victims were told ... «Emirates 24/7, Jul 15»
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All Africa Games: Nigeria Targets 7 Gold Medals In Congo
This year's edition in Congo-Brazzaville will be historical as the games commemorate 50 years since the start of the continental championship. «P.M. News, Jul 15»
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Africa begins crackdown? Ivory Coast bans foreign Imams, freezes …
Chad became the second country in Africa to ban the burqa and niqab, after Congo-Brazzaville in May. The Congolese authorities argued that ... «Mail & Guardian Africa, Jul 15»
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Western Union Enhances Mobile Money Transfer Capabilities in Africa
... Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»
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On safari with Damian Aspinall - in Kent
That project was the seed for two major conservancy programmes that are now run by the Foundation, one in Congo-Brazzaville and one in ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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As Ebola fears return, Congo-Brazzaville steps up fight against …
In neighbouring Congo-Brazzaville, the fight against illegal wildlife harvesting is escalating. Photograph: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Amnesty Blasts Congo-Brazzaville Over Mass Expulsions
In a report published Thursday, Amnesty describes a range of human rights violations allegedly committed by Congo Brazzaville's security ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
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Possible crimes against humanity in Congo mass expulsions: Amnesty
... of Congo nationals from neighbouring Congo-Brazzaville could amount to crimes against humanity, Amnesty International said Thursday. «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
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Brazzaville-bound boxers enter ring
... president Thomas Chileshe said in Kitwe yesterday that there is need for adequate preparations for the Congo-Brazzaville All-Africa Games. «Zambia Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Congo - Sniffing Out Wildlife Crime - and the Corruption At Its Core
Congo-Brazzaville: Congo - Sniffing Out Wildlife Crime - and the Corruption At Its Core. tweet. share. Google+. comment. email · more. analysis. «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Congo-Brazzaville [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/congo-brazzaville>. Dec 2019 ».
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