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Meaning of "pho" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PHO

From Vietnamese, perhaps from French feu fire.
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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 PHO

pho  [fəʊ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHO

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pho 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 PHO MEAN IN ENGLISH?

pho

Pho

Pho (pronounced variously as /fʌ/, /fə/, /fər/, or /foʊ/; from Vietnamese: phở, pronounced ( listen)) is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles called bánh phở, a few herbs, and meat. Pho is a popular street food in Vietnam and the specialty of a number of restaurant chains around the world. It is primarily served with either beef or chicken. The Hanoi and Saigon styles of pho differ by noodle width, sweetness of broth, and choice of herbs. The origin of pho and its name is a subject of scholarly debate. A related beef noodle soup, bún bò Huế, is associated with Huế in central Vietnam.

Definition of pho in the English dictionary

The definition of pho in the dictionary is a Vietnamese noodle soup.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHO

phobia
phobic
phobism
phobist
Phobos
Phocaea
phocine
Phocis
phocomelia
phocomelic
phocomely
phoebe
Phoebus
Phoebus Apollo
Phoenices
Phoenicia
Phoenician
Phoenician juniper
phoenix

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHO

ancho
boho
echo
ho
ho-ho
Idaho
Jericho
Lesotho
macho
Minho
mucho
nacho
nympho
poncho
psycho
rancho
soho
toho
who
you-know-who

Synonyms and antonyms of pho in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pho» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHO

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

Translator English - Chinese

PHO
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pho
570 millions of speakers

English

pho
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फोटो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هواتف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фо
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pho
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pho
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pho
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pho
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フォー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pho
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

phở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

புகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Pho
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pho
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pho
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pho
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фо
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pho
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

pho
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pho
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

pho
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pho
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pho

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHO»

The term «pho» is very widely used and occupies the 12.049 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHO» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHO»

Discover the use of pho in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pho and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online ...
In addition to unique insights from a practicing physician, social media pioneer and author Dr. Kevin Pho, (KevinMD) this book offers doctors a step-by step guide on how they can brand themselves on all of the major social media networks.
Kevin Pho, Susan Gay, 2013
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Pho for Life: A Melting Pot of Thoughts
Its inspiring words will stir passion in their hearts and make their spirits soar.As a bonus, there are five mouth-watering pho recipes at the end of the book shared by well-known chefs, culinary experts, and "casual" cooks.
Mai X. Bui, 2011
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Structural and Functional Relationships in Prokaryotes
Under conditions of phosphate starvation, the pho regulon system is induced and cell division is extended from 80 min to 16 hr. In E. coli, inorganic phosphate interacts with more than 20 different promoters which influences the production of  ...
Larry Barton, 2005
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Hanoi: City of the Rising Dragon
Nguyen Tuan Pho is also a very popular dish. . . . Many of our fellow citizens have been eating pho since they were children, at that tender young age when one hasn't yet tasted life's disappointments or known need; unlike adults, who are well ...
Georges Boudarel, Văn Ký Nguyễn, 2002
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Messenger Model Handbook
doctors will accept or reject contract offers without discussion among or between themselves. Likewise, the PHO has carefully avoided possible anticompetitive effects by not allowing its agent, or messenger, to negotiate with payers any ...
‎2008
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Vietnam
69 Bar-Restaurant (Map p84; %926 0452; 69 Pho Ma May; meals from 40,000d) An ideal bolthole from the bustle of the Old Quarter, set in a beautifully restored old Vietnamese house. The menu draws on influences beyond Vietnam and it is  ...
Nick Ray, 2005
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A Tibetan-English Dictionary: With Sanskrit Synonyms
828. Jfrqi Syn. *^«m J g q hdomi-kyi tba-tca □ »r v«, ttte-ha-na ; VW1S9S he-ma- na-dpya4 '; Wq3" ^q dran-pahi ka-tea ; *"^q*' pho-divai ; «!"" o3 j* K<q chagt-pahi rgyal-mtshan ; «,« S dti-.n-io ; S'JMT'S myof-bycd jcagi-kyu ; <*TW^' ...
Sarat Chandra Das, 1902
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Antitrust Law Developments (sixth)
One of Roxbury's hospitals and the physicians on its active medical staff establish a PHO to assume greater responsibility for managing the cost and quality of care rendered to Roxbury residents who are members of health plans. They hope to ...
‎2007
9
Antitrust Law Developments
The PHO will hire a medical director and support staff to perform the above functions and to coordinate patient care in specific cases. The doctors and the hospital's administrative staff also have invested appreciable time in developing the ...
Debra J. Pearlstein, Robert E. Bloch, Ronan P. Harty, 2002
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A key to the classical pronunciation of Greek, Latin, and ...
Phil'y-ra Phoe-nis'sa Phthi'a(14) Phil'y-res Phoe'nix Phthi-o'tis Phi-lyr'i-des Phol'o- e Phy'a Phi-ne'us Pho'lus Phy'cus Phin'ta Phor'bas Phyl'a-ce Phin'ti-as(10) Phor' cus, or Phyl'a-cus Phla Phor'cys Phy-lar'chus Phleg'e-las Phor'mi-o Phy'las ...
John Walker, 1808

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHO»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pho is used in the context of the following news items.
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Locals help capture escaping ducks after truck overturns in southern …
This was the first-ever transport trip of the driver, according to Phap Luat Thanh Pho Ho Chi Minh (Ho Chi Minh City Law) newspaper. «Tuoitrenews, Jul 15»
2
50 Cent's accountant has no idea how much money he has
Rap star 50 Cent's accountant Mai Pho (inset), leaving Manhattan court Thursday, was slammed for her estimate of the rapper's wealth. «Page Six, Jul 15»
3
Rapper 50 Cent's accountant testifies about his finances, yet does …
Mai Pho, a certified public accountant for Fitty's business managers, GSO Business Management, said the rapper's net worth was $4.3 million ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
4
Dine on our Dime: Pho Kim
Reader Kay Hood had no experience with Vietnamese food, but when her former nail stylist, Nga Mai “Kim” opened her dream restaurant, Pho ... «Springfield News-Leader, Jul 15»
5
6-1-Pho to Bring Vietnamese Flavor to Clintonville
So goes the question that often arises each time the subject of pho, the flavorful Vietnamese noodle soup, is breached. Though the popular ... «columbusunderground, Jul 15»
6
Fuh brings fast-casual pho to Lincoln Park
To the credit of Quan Dao, owner of Fuh in Lincoln Park, a new build-your-own pho (traditional Vietnamese noodle soup) shop, he never ... «RedEye Chicago, Jul 15»
7
Talking Pho and Freedom at a Vietnamese Restaurant
A restaurant in the Memorial area of Houston is serving up authentic Vietnamese pho, using a recipe developed by a woman who opened the ... «MyFox Houston, Jul 15»
8
Vietnamese Chicken Pho
Proper pho (noodle soup) incorporates all the delicious flavours of Vietnamese cuisine: sweet, sour, spicy, bitter and salty. The beauty of this ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
9
Bryan Martin's pho, or beef noodle soup. Photo: David Reist
Even though this is quite an elaborate process, I still find it easier than actually ordering the dish from the many, and growing in number, pho ... «Good Food, Jul 15»
10
Pho Deluxe To Open Courthouse Location This Weekend
Pho Deluxe currently has a sign in the window advertising positions for ... The Courthouse branch will be the third Pho Deluxe in Virginia; the ... «ARL now, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Pho [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pho>. Sep 2019 ».
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