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You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.
Humphrey Bogart

Meaning of "Karachi" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KARACHI

Karachi  [kəˈrɑːtʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KARACHI

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Karachi 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 KARACHI MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Karachi

Karachi

Karachi (Sindhi: ڪراچي, Urdu: کراچی‎ / ALA-LC: Karācī IPA: ( listen)) is the largest and most populous metropolitan city of Pakistan and its main seaport and financial centre, as well as the capital of Sindh province. The city has an estimated population of over 23.5 million people as of 2013, and an area of approximately 3,527 km2 (1,362 sq mi), resulting in a density of more than 6,000 people per square kilometre (15,500 per square mile). Karachi is the 3rd-largest city in the world by population within city limits, the 7th largest urban agglomeration in the world and the largest city in the Muslim world. It is Pakistan's centre of banking, industry, economic activity and trade and is home to Pakistan's largest corporations, including those involved in textiles, shipping, automotive industry, entertainment, the arts, fashion, advertising, publishing, software development and medical research. The city is a hub of higher education in South Asia and the Muslim world. Karachi is ranked as a beta world city.

Definition of Karachi in the English dictionary

The definition of Karachi in the dictionary is a port in S Pakistan, on the Arabian Sea: capital of Pakistan ; university ; chief port: commercial and industrial centre. Pop: 11 819 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KARACHI


beachy
ˈbiːtʃɪ
Carracci
kəˈrɑːtʃɪ
ceviche
səˈviːtʃɪ
churchy
ˈtʃɜːtʃɪ
duce
ˈduːtʃɪ
guarache
ɡwəˈrɑːtʃɪ
guarachi
ɡwəˈrɑːtʃɪ
hibachi
hɪˈbɑːtʃɪ
hoochie
ˈhuːtʃɪ
huisache
wiːˈsɑːtʃɪ
mariachi
ˌmɑːrɪˈɑːtʃɪ
naartjie
ˈnɑːtʃɪ
Noguchi
nɔːˈɡuːtʃɪ
Nurhachi
ˌnʊəˈhɑːtʃɪ
peachy
ˈpiːtʃɪ
smoochy
ˈsmuːtʃɪ
starchy
ˈstɑːtʃɪ
Suribachi
ˌsʊərɪˈbɑːtʃɪ
Vespucci
vɛˈspuːtʃɪ
vivace
vɪˈvɑːtʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KARACHI

Kara Kum
Kara Sea
Kara-Kalpak
Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Republic
Kara-Kalpakia
Kara-Kalpakstan
karabiner
Karachai-Cherkess Republic
Karachai-Cherkessia
Karachayevo-Cherkess Republic
Karafuto
Karaganda
karaism
Karaite
Karajan
karaka
karakia
Karakoram
Karakoram Pass
Karakorum

WORDS THAT END LIKE KARACHI

Bauchi
chi
chichi
Chukchi
elenchi
gnocchi
Gracchi
Hitachi
kimchi
Kochi
litchi
Malachi
mirchi
Mount Suribachi
Ranchi
rhonchi
ronchi
shakuhachi
Sochi
Tamagotchi

Synonyms and antonyms of Karachi in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Karachi» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KARACHI

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

Translator English - Chinese

卡拉奇
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Karachi
570 millions of speakers

English

Karachi
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कराची
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كراتشي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Карачи
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Karachi
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

করাচী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Karachi
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Karachi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Karatschi
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カラチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

카라치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Karachi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Karachi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கராச்சி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कराची
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karaçi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Karachi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Karaczi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Карачі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Karachi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Καράτσι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Karachi
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Karachi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Karachi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Karachi

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KARACHI»

The term «Karachi» is very widely used and occupies the 14.520 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KARACHI» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «KARACHI»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Karachi.
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Humphrey Bogart
You're not a star until they can spell your name in Karachi.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KARACHI»

Discover the use of Karachi in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Karachi and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi
It is the beginning, and a constant touchstone, in a journey across the city’s epic history and its troubled present Thrilling and deeply researched, Instant City tells the story of one of the world’s fastest-growing metropolises and ...
Steve Inskeep, 2011
2
Karachi: Megacity of Our Times
Karachi - Megacity of Our Times is the story of the transformation of a sleepy town of under twenty thousand people into a vibrant metropolis - one of the largest in Asia today.
Hamida Khuhro, Anwer Mooraj, 1997
3
Zenana: Everyday Peace in a Karachi Apartment Building
A rare, intimate glimpse into the daily lives of middle-class women in urban Pakistan
Laura A. Ring, 2006
4
The Dual City: Karachi During the Raj
The Dual City is the first book that provides an incisive look at the evolution of Karachi's urban fabric and architecture as influenced by the political order of its time, presenting an understanding of this city's history as never before ...
Yasmeen Lari, Mihail S. Lari, 1996
5
Karachi During the British Era: Two Histories of a Modern City
This volume combines two books; Karachi 1839-1947: A Short History of the Foundation and Growth of Karachi by Behram Sohrab H. J. Rustomji, and Karachi: That Was the Capital of Sindh by Sohrab K. H. Katrak, that provide an interesting and ...
Sohrab K. H. Katrak, 2007
6
Images of Karachi
Compilation of photographs with captions depicting the socio-cultural background of Karachi, Pakistan.
Jill Delamotte, 2000
7
The Historical Quarters Of Karachi
This book addresses a much neglected area of study: the protection and conservation of the historic architecture and architectural monuments in Karachi. l Karachi's old historic fort still exists in the form of streets and mohallas ...
Yasmin Cheema, 2007
8
Karachi, a terror capital in the making
Pealing Off Layers Of Sheen And Gloss From The City That The British Preferred As The Capital Of Pakistan, The Book Examines The Underbelly Of A City Which Houses The Country`S Elite, Both Famous And Infamous, And Reveals The Shocking Truth ...
Wilson John, Observer Research Foundation, 2003
9
Karachi: Ordered Disorder and the Struggle for the City
Against journalistic accounts describing Karachi as chaotic and ungovernable, the author argues that there is indeed order of a kind in the city's permanent civil war.
Laurent Gayer, 2013
10
Environment and Urbanization
The changing nature of the informal sector in Karachi as a result of global restructuring and liberalization Arif Hasan Arif Hasan is an architect/ planner in private practice in Karachi who has long worked closely with the Urban Resource Centre ...
International Institute for Environment & Development, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KARACHI»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Karachi is used in the context of the following news items.
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Karachi: 3 dead in firing incident in Ibrahim Haideri | Pakistan …
KARACHI: (Dunya News) – 3 died in a firing incident on Saturday in Ibrahim Haideri area of Karachi. Armed bike-riders opened fire at a hotel ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»
2
Load shedding in Karachi on Eid | The News Tribe
KARACHI: The series of unannounced load shedding continued even on the first day of Eid in Karachi despite the announcement from ... «News Tribe, Jul 15»
3
Pakistan: Senior Political Officials Arrested in Karachi - The New …
Two senior officials with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement, the party that has dominated politics in Karachi for decades, were arrested Friday in ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
4
Karachi Blackouts Evidence of Pakistan's Energy Crisis
Karachi plunged into darkness twice last week due to failures at multiple sites run by K-Electric, Pakistan's only private electricity provider. «The Diplomat, Jul 15»
5
Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah has further extended the stay for …
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Friday further extended the Rangers stay by one year to help police and civil administration in Karachi, ... «DAWN.com, Jul 15»
6
Thebo removed as Karachi police chief, appointed Chairman Anti …
KARACHI: Ghulam Qadir Thebo was removed as the Karachi police chief on Friday and appointed to the post of Chairman Anti-Corruption. «Geo News, Pakistan, Jul 15»
7
Rangers' stay extended in Karachi for one year - Daily Pakistan Global
KARACHI (Web Desk) – The Sindh government on Friday extended the Rangers' stay by one more year to assist police and civil administration ... «Daily Pakistan, Jul 15»
8
Work of rangers : PBC passes resolution in favour of Karachi ops …
The PBC finance committee pointed out that the influx of terrorism in the city had brought business activities to a standstill. PHOTO: FILE. «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
9
Eid gift: 5 places in Karachi that offer the best sweets - The Express …
What better way to express love on Eid than with sweet delights like chocolates, cakes and desi mithai. PHOTO: FILE. KARACHI: Eid is upon us ... «The Express Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Bohra, Popalzai communities celebrating Eid in KP, Karachi
PESHAWAR/KARACHI (Dunya News) – Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Peshawar today (Friday) including various districts of Khyber ... «DunyaNews Pakistan, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Karachi [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/karachi>. Aug 2020 ».
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