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Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution... In Britain our institutions evolve. We are a Fabian Society writ large.
William Hamilton

Meaning of "Fabian" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD FABIAN

From Latin Fabiānus of Fabius.
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PRONUNCIATION OF FABIAN

Fabian  [ˈfeɪbɪən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FABIAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Fabian 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 FABIAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Fabian in the English dictionary

The definition of Fabian in the dictionary is of, relating to, or resembling the delaying tactics of the Roman general Quintus Fabius Maximus; cautious; circumspect. Other definition of Fabian is a member of or sympathizer with the Fabian Society.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FABIAN


Albion
ˈælbɪən
amphibian
æmˈfɪbɪən
Arabian
əˈreɪbɪən
Colombian
kəˈlɒmbɪən
Columbian
kəˈlʌmbɪən
Danubian
dænˈjuːbɪən
gabion
ˈɡeɪbɪən
Gambian
ˈɡæmbɪən
Gibeon
ˈɡɪbɪən
Jacobean
ˌdʒækəˈbɪən
Jacobian
dʒəˈkəʊbɪən
lesbian
ˈlɛzbɪən
Libyan
ˈlɪbɪən
macrobian
məkˈrəʊbɪən
Namibian
nɑːˈmɪbɪən
Nubian
ˈnjuːbɪən
Serbian
ˈsɜːbɪən
Sorbian
ˈsɔːbɪən
Swabian
ˈsweɪbɪən
Zambian
ˈzæmbɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FABIAN

FA Cup
Fa Ngum
Fa Xian
Fa-hsien
fa-la
faa
fab
fabaceous
Fabian Society
Fabianism
Fabianist
Fabius Maximus
fable
fabled
fabler
fablet
fabliau
fabliaux
Fablon
Fabre

WORDS THAT END LIKE FABIAN

Adrian
Asian
Australian
Brazilian
Brian
British Columbian
Bulgarian
Canadian
Christian
hasbian
Hungarian
Indian
Indonesian
Italian
lipstick lesbian
microbian
pre-Columbian
Russian
Saudi Arabian
South Arabian

Synonyms and antonyms of Fabian in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FABIAN»

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

Translation of «Fabian» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FABIAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

费边
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Fabian
570 millions of speakers

English

Fabian
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अवसर की प्रतीक्षा करनेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

فابيان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фабиан
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Fabian
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দীর্ঘসূত্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Fabien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fabian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fabian
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ファビアン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파비안
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fabian
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Fabian
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஃபேபியன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फेबियन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Fabian
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Fabian
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Fabian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фабіан
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Fabian
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Fabian
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Fabian
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fabian
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Fabian
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Fabian

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FABIAN»

The term «Fabian» is very widely used and occupies the 13.636 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FABIAN» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «FABIAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Fabian.
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John T. Flynn
This most dangerous enemy is the American counterpart of the British Fabian Socialist, who denies that he is a Socialist and operates behind a mask which he calls National Planning.
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William Hamilton
Britain is not a country that is easily rocked by revolution... In Britain our institutions evolve. We are a Fabian Society writ large.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FABIAN»

Discover the use of Fabian in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Fabian and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Informing Transitions In The Early Years
This book aims to bring attention to children’s experiences of personal and curricular transitions in early childhood from entry to group-settings outside home to joining playgroup or nursery school and on into the early years of formal ...
Dunlop, Aline-Wendy, Fabian, Hilary, 2006
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Hondo and Fabian
Hondo the dog gets to go to the beach and play with his friend Fred, while Fabian the cat spends the day at home.
Peter McCarty, 2003
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Genre in Popular Music
Through a collection of case studies, the author examines why music categories and music genres are debated, and why the terms used to describe these categories and genres are always changing.
Fabian Holt, 2007
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Time and the Other: How Anthropology Makes Its Object
Time and the Other is a classic work that upended the relationship between anthropologists and their subjects and reoriented the approach literary critics, philosophers, and historians took to the study of humankind.
Johannes Fabian, 2014
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Fabian Essays in Socialism
These educational essays, adapted from a series of lectures delivered in 1889 and published the following year, serve not only as an introductory course in democratic applications of socialism but also as a primer in the history of modern ...
George Bernard Shaw, 2006
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Remembering the Present: Painting and Popular History in Zaire
This book combines ethnography with the study of art to present a fascinating new vision of African history.
Johannes Fabian, 1996
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Fabian Tract
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: FABIAN SOCIETY.
Fabian Society (Great Britain), 2009
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Anthropology with an Attitude: Critical Essays
This book collects published and unpublished work over the last dozen years by one of today’s most distinguished and provocative anthropologists.
Johannes Fabian, 2001
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Moments of Freedom: Anthropology and Popular Culture
Throughout the volume, he makes eloquent connections to other firelds such as history, folklore studies, and cultural studies, suggesting areas for further research in each.
Johannes Fabian, 1998
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Fabian feminist: Bernard Shaw and woman
Illuminates the development, main features, and results of Shaw's views on liberation and equality for women
Rodelle Weintraub, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FABIAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Fabian is used in the context of the following news items.
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Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph has NOT jetted out with squad for …
Captain Fabian Delph has not travelled out with the Aston Villa squad for their pre season training camp in Portugal. Tim Sherwood's men ... «Birmingham Mail, Jul 15»
2
Made in Chelsea's Fabian Bolin reveals he's battling cancer in a …
Fabian Bolin 28, who is also known for his role in web sci-fi show Kosmos, was diagnosed with leukaemia, cancer of the blood, on July 1. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea to increase £20m bid for Real …
For 26-year-old Richards is in fact a double agent, sent into Villa's ranks to for one purpose and one purpose only, to tap up Fabian Delph. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Actor Fabian Bolin posts progress updates to his YouTube channel
Made in Chelsea star reveals he's battling cancer: Moving blog charts actor's gruelling leukaemia treatment...and his heartache at being left ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Fabian Cancellara withdraws from Tour de France after fracturing …
Fabian Cancellara, riding for Trek in the overall race leader's yellow jersey, is attended to after being involved in a crash. Photograph: Doug ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Fabian Delph's Transfer Saga Demonstrates Downsides to Monied …
But now, through the cipher of Aston Villa's Fabian Delph, it may well be reaching its nadir. The homegrown rule, as it stands currently, means ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
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Fabian Delph warned by new Aston Villa team-mate Micah Richards
Micah Richards has told new Aston Villa team-mate Fabian Delph that he should only consider moving to Manchester City if he is given ... «SkySports, Jul 15»
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B&RU Player of the month for June: Fabian Espindola
Fabian Espindola has had a stop-start season due to his availability - and there's more "stop" coming up, sadly - but in June he showed what he ... «Black And Red United, Jul 15»
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VIDEO - Fabian Cancellara: It felt like a truck was running after me
The Tour de France is the biggest cycling race in the world. And, like every year, the contestants dream of many things: winning on the Alps and ... «Eurosport.com, Jul 15»
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Scoundrel of the Day: Fabian Cancellara
Among the fabulist/untrue Creation Myths of Fabian Cancellara: He was the inspiration for Mufasa in The Lion King; turned down Jonathan ... «Bicycling, Jul 15»

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