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I was eighteen when I first read Joseph Heller's stunning work 'Catch-22,' and was at that time close to being drafted for the fruitless and unenlightened war in Viet Nam.
Thomas Steinbeck

Meaning of "Nam" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF NAM

Nam  [næm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NAM

noun
adjective
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conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Nam 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 NAM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Nam

Nam or NAM may refer to: ▪ Namibia ▪ Nam Vietnam-related ▪ Vietnam ▪ Vietnam War ▪ The 'Nam, a historical fiction series ▪ NAM, a 1998 first person shooter game for PC Initialisms ▪ National Academy of Management, institution of higher learning in Kiev, Ukraine ▪ N-Acetylmuramic acid, component of bacterial cell walls ▪ National Anarchist Movement, a radical, anti-capitalist, anti-Marxist, anti-statist, right-wing political and cultural group which emphasizes ethnic tribalism ▪ National Arbitration and Mediation, a U.S. dispute-resolution provider ▪ National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece ▪ National Army Museum in London, United Kingdom ▪ National Association of Manufacturers, America's largest industrial trade association ▪ Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, formerly known as the "Navy Achievement Medal" ▪ Negative allosteric modulator, in pharmacology ▪ Nested association mapping, an experimental design...

Definition of Nam in the English dictionary

The definition of Nam in the dictionary is Vietnam.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NAM

Nalchik
naled
NALGO
nalla
nalorphine
naloxone
naltrexone
Nam Co
nam pla
Nam Tso
Nama
namable
Namaland
Naman
Namangan
Namaqua
Namaqualand
Namaquan

WORDS THAT END LIKE NAM

Adam
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Amsterdam
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dream
Islam
jam
on the beam
program
ram
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spam
steam
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tam
team
Vietnam
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Synonyms and antonyms of Nam in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Nam» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NAM

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Nam
570 millions of speakers

English

Nam
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वियतनाम
380 millions of speakers
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نام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Нам
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Nam
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভিয়েতনামে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Nam
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

nam
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ナム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nam
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Nam
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

nam
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नाम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Nam
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Nam
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nam
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нам
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Nam
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Βιετνάμ
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Nam
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Nam
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Nam
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Nam

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NAM»

The term «Nam» is very widely used and occupies the 2.400 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NAM» OVER TIME

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «NAM»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Nam.
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Daniel Keys Moran
Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth.
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Thomas Steinbeck
I was eighteen when I first read Joseph Heller's stunning work 'Catch-22,' and was at that time close to being drafted for the fruitless and unenlightened war in Viet Nam.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NAM»

Discover the use of Nam in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Nam and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Message from Nam
But for her and the men who fought in Viet Nam, life would never be the same again. From the Paperback edition.
Danielle Steel, 2009
2
Nam Sense: Surviving Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division
This book offers a perfect blend of candour and humour - and it spares nothing and no one in its attempt to convey what really happened during this unpopular war.
Arthur Wiknik, 2009
3
Nam-A-Rama
Sent by the president to accompany an anti-war movie star on a secret mission designed to keep the war from getting further out of hand, Marines Jack Armstrong and the unpredictable Gearheardt experience a series of satirical misadventures ...
Phillip Jennings, 2007
4
Viet Nam: Borderless Histories
Moving beyond past histories of Viet Nam that have focused on nationalist struggle, this volume brings together work by scholars who are re-examining centuries of Vietnamese history.
Nhung Tuyet Tran, Anthony Reid, 2006
5
Nam: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women who ...
NAM is a unique and harrowing collection of those interviews, as raw and shocking as an open wound. This is the story of the human cost of a war that had no survivors, only veterans.
Mark Baker, 1981
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Why Viet Nam?: Prelude to America's Albatross
Identifies the origins and causes of U.S. involvement in Viet Nam, beginning with the surrender of Japanese forces in Indochina in 1945
Archimedes L. A. Patti, 1982
7
Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction in Viet Nam
Viet Nam's dramatic transition and growth in the 1990s have been attributed to a series of reforms, known as "doi moi," which began in the late 1980s.
Arsenio M. Balisacan, 2011
8
Xin Loi, Viet Nam: Thirty-one Months of War: A Soldier's Memoir
This raw, gritty, gut-wrenching firsthand account of American boys fighting and dying in Vietnam captures all the hell, horror, and heroism of that tragic war. From the Paperback edition.
Al Sever, 2009
9
Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars: Memoirs of a Victim Turned ...
"This extraordinary memoir tells the story of one man's experience of the wars of Viet Nam from the time he was old enough to be aware of war in the 1940s until his departure for America 15 years after the collapse of South Viet Nam in 1975 ...
Công Luận Nguyễn, Nguyen Công Luan, 2012
10
Socioeconomic Renovation in Viet Nam: The Origin, Evolution, ...
Agricultural production has soared. This book draws upon original field surveys, historical documents, and census material to study the evolution of doi moi and its implications for the future development of Viet Nam.
Peter Boothroyd, Xuân Nam Phạm, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NAM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Nam is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nam Joo Hyuk mentions his CEO Yang Hyun Suk in sexy 'The Star …
Nam Joo Hyuk recently appeared on Star&Style's 'The Star' August issue, where, contrary to his innocent image on screen, he's taken on a ... «allkpop, Jul 15»
2
Dutch Dairy Giant Opens Viet Nam 'DairyZone'
VIET NAM – Plans are in place at FrieslandCampina (FC) to add more dairy farms to a pilot sustainable farming zone in Ha Nam province as ... «TheCattleSite, Jul 15»
3
One Quang Nam person tests positive for diphtheria
QUANG NAM — One of three medical samples from patients in the mountainous Phuoc Loc Commune of Phuoc Son District has tested positive ... «Viet Nam News, Jul 15»
4
Nam Lucrative Ground for Aussie Speculators
AUSTRALIAN companies have built a powerful reputation for using start-up firms to acquire Namibian mining licences for a song only to sell ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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NAM Applauds Senate Finance for Moving Tax Extenders Package
Last week, the NAM, joined by several leading associations in the business community, sent a letter to the Chairs and Ranking members of the ... «Shopfloor, Jul 15»
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6 Facts About Nam June Paik on His Birthday
Born in Seoul, South Korea, in 1932, visionary artist Nam June Paik was always fascinated with technology, and his boundary-breaking work ... «artnet News, Jul 15»
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NAM Patients Benefit from Aggressive Treatment
Treat necrotizing autoimmune myopathy (NAM) with a combination of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), corticosteroids, and a steroid-sparing ... «MedPage Today, Jul 15»
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Viet Nam a global bright spot in 2015
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's economic growth has continued to firm up in 2015 with gross domestic product (GDP) forecast to expand 6.3 per ... «Viet Nam News, Jul 15»
9
'Bluebird House' Nam Gyung Eup Arrested
On the episode of KBS weekend drama "Bluebird House" broadcast on July 19th, Young Hwan (played by Nam Kyung Eup) was arrested. «KDramaStars, Jul 15»
10
Quang Nam's fokienia forest recognised as heritage tree
A population of 725 perennial fokienia trees in Tay Giang district in the central province of Quang Nam were recognised as heritage trees of ... «VietNamNet Bridge, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Nam [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/nam>. Feb 2020 ».
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