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The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong.
Fidel Castro

Meaning of "Cuban" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CUBAN

Cuban  [ˈkjuːbən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUBAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cuban 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 CUBAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cuban

Cuban may refer to: ▪ Something of, from, or related to Cuba, a country in the Caribbean ▪ Cubans, people from Cuba, or of Cuban descent ▪ Cuban exile, a person who left Cuba for political reasons, or a descendant thereof ▪ German Cuban ▪ White Cuban ▪ Chinese Cuban ▪ Afro-Cuban ▪ Jewish Cuban ▪ Cuban American ▪ Cuban citizen, a person who is part of the Cuban population, see Demographics of Cuba ▪ Cuban Spanish, the dialect of Cuba ▪ Cuban cigar, often referred to as "Cubans" ▪ Cuban culture ▪ Cuban literature ▪ Cuban music ▪ Cuban cuisine ▪ Cuban sandwich ▪ Something related to a cube, a three-dimensional solid object...

Definition of Cuban in the English dictionary

The definition of Cuban in the dictionary is of or relating to Cuba or its inhabitants. Other definition of Cuban is a native or inhabitant of Cuba.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUBAN


auburn
ˈɔːbən
Banaban
bəˈnɑːbən
bourbon
ˈbɜːbən
carbon
ˈkɑːbən
chlorofluorocarbon
ˌklɔːrəˌflʊərəʊˈkɑːbən
corban
ˈkɔːbən
Durban
ˈdɜːbən
exurban
ɛksˈɜːbən
fluorocarbon
ˌflʊərəʊˈkɑːbən
graben
ˈɡrɑːbən
halocarbon
ˌhæləʊˈkɑːbən
hydrocarbon
ˌhaɪdrəʊˈkɑːbən
interurban
ˌɪntərˈɜːbən
radiocarbon
ˌreɪdɪəʊˈkɑːbən
Schwaben
ˈʃvaːbən
suburban
səˈbɜːbən
Theban
ˈθiːbən
turban
ˈtɜːbən
urban
ˈɜːbən
waldsterben
ˈwɔːldˌstɜːbən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUBAN

CTT
CTU
CTV
cu
Cu-bop
cu.
cu. in.
cuadrilla
cuatro
cub
cub master
cub mistress
cub reporter
Cub Scout
Cuba
Cuba libre
cubage
Cuban heel
Cuban solenodon

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUBAN

Afro-Cuban
Alban
ban
Caliban
goban
import ban
kanban
Kuban
Laban
Montauban
Oban
Seremban
Shaban
smoking ban
soroban
Taliban
unban
Vauban
Yoruban
Zyban

Synonyms and antonyms of Cuban in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Cuban» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUBAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

古巴的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cubano
570 millions of speakers

English

Cuban
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्यूबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كُوبِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кубинский
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cubano
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিউবিজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cubain
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cubase
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kubanisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キューバの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠바의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cubase
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuộc nước/người Cuba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

cubage
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चौकोनी तुकडे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hacmini hesaplama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cubano
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kubański
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кубинський
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cubanez
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κουβανικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kubaanse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kubansk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kubansk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cuban

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBAN»

The term «Cuban» is very widely used and occupies the 12.853 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBAN» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «CUBAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Cuban.
1
Odette Annable
I'm Cuban, so I like a bit of curve. I just want my booty to have a little lift!
2
Maria Canals Barrera
I used to watch my Cuban mother getting ready singing 'Dos Gardenias,' so to me fashion has always been fun.
3
Ruben Blades
Every band had their own distinctive sound, but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
4
Jason Calacanis
For tech, I like the 'DailySearchCast', 'TWiT' and anything Veronica Belmont does on CNET. I think Perez Hilton is a riot, and the rest of my consumption is by people: Folks like Dave Winer, Fred Wilson, Mark Cuban, Brian Alvey, Jeff Jarvis, Xeni Jardin, etc.
5
Nestor Carbonell
I was born in New York, but I'm of Cuban heritage. Maybe there's a little island in my blood.
6
Alejo Carpentier
Those who have always had faith in its final success can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban music on the European continent.
7
Alejo Carpentier
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
8
Fidel Castro
The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used exclusively for the benefit of the people, to whom they belong.
9
Yoenis Cespedes
I had a chance to play for the Cuban national team during the 2009 World Baseball Classic, but at the time I never thought about leaving Cuba.
10
Oona Chaplin
I'm part Cuban, so anything with a good beat like Rumberos de Cuba gets me going.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUBAN»

Discover the use of Cuban in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cuban and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Dreaming in Cuban
Here is the dreamy and bittersweet story of a family divided by politics and geography by the Cuban revolution. It is the family story of Celia del Pino, and her husband, daughter and grandchildren, from the mid-1930s to 1980.
Cristina García, 2011
2
How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can ...
Mark Cuban shares his wealth of experience and business savvy in his first published book, How to Win at the Sport of Business, available now only as an e-book.
Mark Cuban, 2011
3
Afro-Cuban Rhythms for Drumset
An introduction to Afro-Cuban rhythms, including the history, traditional instruments and basic styles of Afro-Cuban music. The book explores the complexities of these various styles in a simple, understandable way.
Frank Malabe, Bob Weiner, 1990
4
On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality, and Culture
With this masterful work, Louis A. Pĩrez Jr. transforms the way we view Cuba and its relationship with the United States.
Louis A. Pérez, 2008
5
From Afro-Cuban Rhythms to Latin Jazz
This work introduces a set of terms, definitions, and empirical information that allow for a broader, more informed discussion.
Raul A. Fernandez, 2006
6
Cuban Music from A to Z
DIVThe definitive guide to the composers, artists, bands, musical instruments, dances, and institutions of Cuban music./div "Helio Orovio's book is a basic reference tool for any serious researcher, or any fan, of Cuban music.
Helio Orovio, 2004
7
A History of the Cuban Revolution
The text explores the revolution's effects on the Cuban public by bringing in many original voices -- both from the U.S. and from Cuba -- to address the everyday realities brought about by the implementation of post-revolutionary social and ...
Aviva Chomsky, 2010
8
Gay Cuban Nation
The book stakes out Cuba's sexual battlefield, and will challenge the homophobia of both Castro's revolutionaries and Cuban exiles in the States.
Emilio Bejel, 2001
9
Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom
In "Oversold and Underused," one of the most respected voices in American education argues that when teachers are not given a say in how the technology might reshape schools, computers are merely souped-up typewriters and classrooms ...
Larry CUBAN, Larry Cuban, 2009
10
Afro-Cuban Bass Grooves
This book will help any musician unlock the secrets of the Afro-Cuban rhythmic feel.
Manny Patiño, Jorge Moreno, Aaron Stang, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUBAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cuban is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Discovery's 'Cuban Chrome,' about the restoration of old American …
MAYBE they should have called it Castro-Oil. When “Cuban Chrome” premieres on Discovery (July 13) it will mark the first time an American ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Flashback: How Mark Cuban went from beer-stained floors, flat …
“Literally, Cuban landed on our doorstep flat-busted broke,” Schipper says. “Everybody figured, 'We've got five guys, what the hell, what's six? «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
3
Mavs' Mark Cuban fined $25K for comments on Matthews, Jordan …
Owner Mark Cuban was pumped up after both players agreed to deals with the Mavs, so he did a number of interviews on July 3 to sing the ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Kid captivates pool-goers with dance to "Cuban Pete," on The Feed!
With a high-energy dance and lip-sync to the rumba song "Cuban Pete" by José Norman, he takes over a public swimming pool in Monterrey, ... «CBS News, Jul 15»
5
MLB rumors: Yankees' Cuban 2nd base target signs with Rangers
A potential Yankees second base target has been snatched up. Cuban prospect Andy Ibanez reportedly worked out privately for the Yankees at ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Cuban Rights Protesters Bloodily Beaten in Havana
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro shake hands as U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, right, looks ... «Newsweek, Jul 15»
7
Senators back off plan to block Cuban Embassy
The Cuban government said a U.S. Embassy in Havana and Cuban Embassy in Washington would both open their doors on July 20. «The Hill, Jul 15»
8
Cortaditos Cuban Cafe eyes August opening
After moving to Charleston last year, Rodriguez says, he wanted to do something different. "Something kept telling me that a Cuban Cafe would ... «Charleston City Paper, Jul 15»
9
Cuban Hopes for the Papal Visit
In early June, the distinguished Catholic editor Dagoberto Valdés Hernández, a leader of the Cuban democratic opposition, gave a lecture at ... «First Things, Jul 15»
10
This Kid's Poolside Moves Will Make You Want to Get...
... a boy was caught doing a loose interpretation of Jim Carrey's infamous "Cuban Pete" dance from The Mask in the midst of his afternoon swim ... «POPSUGAR, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cuban [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cuban>. Oct 2020 ».
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