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Meaning of "Madiba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MADIBA

Madiba  [məˈdiːbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MADIBA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Madiba 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 MADIBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Madiba

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was South Africa's first black chief executive, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid through tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Politically an African nationalist and democratic socialist, he served as President of the African National Congress from 1991 to 1997. Internationally, Mandela was Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement from 1998 to 1999. A Xhosa born to the Thembu royal family, Mandela attended the Fort Hare University and the University of Witwatersrand, where he studied law. Living in Johannesburg, he became involved in anti-colonial politics, joining the ANC and becoming a founding member of its Youth League.

Definition of Madiba in the English dictionary

The definition of Madiba in the dictionary is a title of respect for Nelson Mandela, deriving from his Xhosa clan name.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MADIBA


ameba
əˈmiːbə
amoeba
əˈmiːbə
ARIBA
əˈriːbə
Bathsheba
bæθˈʃiːbə
Beersheba
bɪəˈʃiːbə
Bourguiba
bʊəˈɡiːbə
Curitiba
ˌkʊərɪˈtiːbə
endameba
ˌendəˈmiːbə
endamoeba
ˌɛndəˈmiːbə
entameba
ˌentəˈmiːbə
entamoeba
ˌɛntəˈmiːbə
Geber
ˈdʒiːbə
gleba
ˈɡliːbə
Kariba
kəˈriːbə
myxamoeba
ˌmɪksəˈmiːbə
peba
ˈpiːbə
riba
ˈriːbə
Sheba
ˈʃiːbə
zareba
zəˈriːbə
zareeba
zəˈriːbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MADIBA

Madeira sauce
madeleine
mademoiselle
maderisation
maderise
maderization
madge
madhouse
Madhya Bharat
Madhya Pradesh
Madiba generation
madid
madison
Madison Avenue
madling
madly
madman
madmen
madness
Madonna

WORDS THAT END LIKE MADIBA

aba
Alba
araba
Aruba
ba
baba
cba
ceiba
Chiba
copaiba
Cuba
Elba
Lake Kariba
Manitoba
Parnahiba
Saba
sahiba
samba
scuba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Madiba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Madiba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MADIBA

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

Translator English - Chinese

马迪巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Madiba
570 millions of speakers

English

Madiba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Madiba
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ماديبا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Madiba
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Madiba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মাদিবার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Madiba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Madiba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Madiba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

マディバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

마디 바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Madiba
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Madiba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மடிபா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मादीबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Madiba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Madiba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

madiba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Madiba
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Madiba
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

madiba
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Madiba
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Madiba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Madiba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Madiba

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MADIBA»

The term «Madiba» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.206 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MADIBA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Madiba» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Madiba» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MADIBA»

Discover the use of Madiba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Madiba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Leading Like Madiba: Leadership Lessons from Nelson Mandela
This is a book about a many-sided man whose legacy is his unquenchable desire to spend himself for the well-being of others.
Martin Kalungu-Banda, 2006
2
The Madiba Mindset: Your Own Freedom Charter
Provides an insightful study of the coping strategies and methods Mandela and his comrades used to overcome the extreme obstacles purposefully erected to destroy their dream to liberate their people: strategies that can help individuals, ...
Tyrrel Fairhead, 2011
3
Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Draws from conversations with family members, former presidents and cabinet ministers, adversaries, and Mandela's Robben Island cellmates and guards to offer new insights into the life of the freedom fighter.
Danny Schechter, 2013
4
Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in poetry
A broad spectrum of poets—including Tupac Shakur, Ntozake Shange, and Seamus Heaney—pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in this collection that stretches from Mandela’s imprisonment in 1963 to his 87th birthday in 2005.
Richard Bartlett, Morakabe Seakhoa, 2006
5
Madiba Magic: Nelson Mandela's Favourite Stories for Children
A collection of some of the oldest African tales, selected by Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, which presents such themes as cunning animals, magic spells, and people who change forms.
Nelson Mandela, 2002
6
Mandela: The Authorized Portrait
These two rascals were not used to prison food and they used to go into Madiba's cell looking for biscuits. Madiba would go in there in the afternoon after work and all the stuff would have disappeared – seriously! The older guards were ...
Mac Maharaj, Ahmad M. Kathrada, 2006
7
The Mandela Files
I sketched him in a few poses and very quickly gravitated to my version of his Madiba Jive. The title was more difficult and took hours of brainstorming. I first arrived at the simple title The Mandela Years but quickly realised that if I changed it just ...
Zapiro, Andy Mason, 2009
8
The Madiba Legacy Series: The negotiator
Biographical comic book about Nelson Mandela and his times.
Santa Buchanan, Pitshou Mampa, Pascal Nzoni, 2005
9
New Dictionary of South African Biography
Bantu education who's who: a Bantu educationist. Bantu education journal, 2(4), May 1956; — Honoris causa: M.J. Madiba, Unisa, 1973; — Editorial: Dr M.J. Madiba. Bantu education journal, 19, October 1973; — Citation at the installation of ...
E. J. Verwey, 1995
10
Madiba Cool
"The greatest glory lies not in never fallinb, but in rising every time we fall.
Designwallas, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MADIBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Madiba is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Adding our own sparkle to the magic of Madiba - Imperial Logistics …
Nelson Mandela's legacy is the reason we celebrate Mandela Day – an event that receives global attention. Imperial Logistics shares in the joy ... «Mail & Guardian Online, Jul 15»
2
African artists unite in the name of Madiba - Sowetan LIVE
Coinciding with Mandela Day, the 2nd MTN Madiba Day Tribute concert captured a uniquely African sound. From South African acts Durban ... «Sowetan Live, Jul 15»
3
Province to have 'Madiba route' | News24
“The map was launched last year to encourage local and international tourists to walk in the footsteps of Madiba. We hope these initiatives will ... «News24, Jul 15»
4
Foundation donates blankets for Madiba
Foundation donates blankets for Madiba. Foundation donates blankets for Madiba. Sylvia and Sello Mlangeni donate blankets to the elderly in ... «The New Age Online, Jul 15»
5
Minister opens computer centre in honour of Madiba - AfricanBrains
We are doing all these emulating the footsteps of Madiba,” said the Minister. The Minister had also identified seven families to benefit from a ... «AfricanBrains, Jul 15»
6
Mandela Day: Madiba would have been proud - Eyewitness News
Ahmed Kathrada says Madiba would be proud to see the generosity people showed on Saturday. Ahmed Kathrada. Picture: EWN. «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
7
Madiba's vision changed mud into brick
Fourteen years ago, Madiba used his charm and goodwill to lure cellphone giants Nokia and MTN to spend R3.5 million on nine classrooms ... «News24, Jul 15»
8
Homeboy has spirit of Madiba
The Proteas celebrated their Mandela Day by spending some time with children from Chittagong, Bangladesh that were diagnosed with ... «News24, Jul 15»
9
'Madiba's legacy tarnished by inequality & crime'
'Madiba's legacy tarnished by inequality & crime'. Thabo Makgoba said some areas in Cape Town are still faced with ills that go against ... «Eyewitness News, Jul 15»
10
George Bizos talks on Madiba and their friendship | eNCA
George Bizos talks on Madiba and their friendship. South Africa; Saturday 18 July 2015 - 4:28pm. Video thumbnail for George Bizos on Madiba and their ... «eNCA, Jul 15»

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