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Meaning of "ou" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD OU

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF OU

ou  [əʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ou 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 OU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ou in the English dictionary

The definition of ou in the dictionary is a man, bloke, or chap.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OU

ouabain
Ouachita
Ouachita Mountains
Ouagadougou
ouakari
ouananiche
oubaas
Oubangui
oubit
oubliette
ouch
oud
Oudh
Oudry
Ouessant
ought
oughtn´t
oughtness
ouguiya

Synonyms and antonyms of ou in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ou» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OU

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

Translator English - Chinese

OU
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ou
570 millions of speakers

English

ou
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कहां
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أوو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

НУ
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

UO
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

OU
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ou
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ou
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

OU
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

OU
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ou
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ou
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

OU
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ou
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ou
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ou
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

НУ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ou
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ou
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ou
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ou
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ou
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ou

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OU»

The term «ou» is very widely used and occupies the 205 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OU» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ou» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ou» 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 ou

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OU»

Discover the use of ou in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ou and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Rice Diseases
Virus and MLO diseases; Bacterial diseases; Fungus diseases - foliage diseases; Fungus diseases - diseases of stem, leaf sheath and root; Fungus diseases - seedling diseases; Fungus diseases - diseases of grain and inflorescence; Diseases ...
Shu Huang Ou, 1985
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Deep Excavation: Theory and Practice
This book covers both areas, introducing methods currently used in modern engineering, which can readily be applied to analysis and design in actual excavations.
Chang-Yu Ou, 2006
3
Keats and Negative Capability
This book is the first book-length study of this central concept in seventy years. As well as clarifying the meaning of the term and giving an anatomy of its key components, the book gives a full account of the history of this idea.
Li Ou, 2011
4
The Literary Works of Ou-yang Hsui (1007-72)
The book is a literary study of one of the greatest of Chinese writers, Ou-yang Hsiu.
Ronald C. Egan, 2009
5
Le Ou La?: The Gender of French Nouns
This book aims to have the student mimic the learning patterns of native speakers by tackling the task in two ways.
Marie Surridge, 1995
6
Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in ...
This work acquires a broader historical and cosmopolitan context with a look at the cultural links between Shanghai and Hong Kong, a virtual genealogy of Chinese modernity from the 1930s to the present day.
Leo Ou-fan Lee, 1999
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Phonics Tales: Mouse in the House (OU)
Unlock the door to reading success with this read-aloud storybook that teaches key phonics skills including short and long vowels, vowel pairs, blends, diagraphs, and more.
Scholastic, Inc., Scholastic, 1948
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Citoyens ou consommateurs?: Les mutations rhétoriques et ...
Les mutations rhétoriques et politiques au Royaume-Uni Raphaële Espiet-Kilty, Timothy Whitton. Citoyens ou consommateurs face à l'école en Angleterre : tensions et contradictions Jean-Noël EVANNO La fabrication d'un « quasi- marché ...
Raphaële Espiet-Kilty, Timothy Whitton, 2006
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Constitution Ou Forme de Gouvernement de L'etat de la ...
(22) ' ' ' -aucune personne remplissant une place de con'. fiance ou de profit sous l'autorité des Вниз-[11119 ou d'un des Etats formant l'Union ou d'une puissance étrangère, ne pourra être choisie membre de l'assemblée générale de cet itat, ...
Louisiana, 1812
10
Etude raisonnée de la langue anglaise (sans partie ...
Alexandre Spiers. S0S5 DE VOYELLES LONGUES. DB LA LANGUE ANGLAISE t PREMIÈRE PARTIE. APERÇU DB JjA PROSODIE. if). a, e, i ou y, o, n. (*] SO>'S DE VOYELLE5 BBEYES. ab, eb, ibouyb, ob, nb. t3] SONS DB DlPUTIIONGl'KS.
Alexandre Spiers, 1840

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ou is used in the context of the following news items.
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Former OU All-American and NFL player Steve Zabel found his life's …
Alwyn Lea knows where he and his wife, Vicki, would be today if not for Steve Zabel and the organization he helped found. “Without them, we'd ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»
2
Final Two OU Football Games in 2014 Defined the Entire Season
The nightmarish 2014 season will go down in the memory log of OU football as perhaps the most disappointing season under head coach Bob ... «Stormin' In Norman, Jul 15»
3
Rahul Gandhi set to take OU by storm
Hyderabad: After his visit to AP, the AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi will be visiting Telangana in the second week of August. The TPCC ... «The Hans India, Jul 15»
4
Bryce Youngquist comfortable at OU
Youngquist, a four-star linebacker, visited OU for the first time last weekend. Using one word to describe his visit would be easy – comfortable. «Scout, Jul 15»
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OU Sports: How Samaje Perine dropped the mic during a weight …
That weight was replaced by more speed and strength, which can only delight OU fans and give headaches to opposing defenses. «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
6
OU football moves into temporary locker room Thursday
... lockers arrived back in June. Now according to a tweet from OU football account Thursday, players are moving into their temporary home. «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
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OU coach Sherri Coale selected to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
Coale boasts a 420-206 record in 19 years at OU and has led the Sooners to three Final Four appearances (2002, 2009, 2010), nine Sweet ... «KOCO Oklahoma City, Jul 15»
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OU Making Videos For FEMA Showing Earthquake Destruction
NORMAN, Oklahoma -. Earthquake destruction is taking center stage at the University of Oklahoma. Students and staff are working on a ... «news9.com KWTV, Jul 15»
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OU, OSU, TU and Oklahoma high school players on NFL rosters
Pro Cowboys: Former OSU Cowboys now with the Dallas Cowboys in 2014-15 season, from left to right: Brandon Weeden, Joseph Randle, ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
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Former OU Sooners tight end Jermaine Gresham to sign with …
Former Oklahoma tight end Jermaine Gresham has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, the team announced ... «NewsOK.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Ou [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ou>. Sep 2020 ».
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