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Meaning of "QANTAS" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD QANTAS

Acronym of Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, its original name: founded 1920.
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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 QANTAS

QANTAS  [ˈkwɒntəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QANTAS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Qantas 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 QANTAS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

QANTAS

Qantas

Qantas is the flag carrier airline of Australia. The name was originally "QANTAS", an acronym for "Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services". Nicknamed "The Flying Kangaroo", Qantas is Australia's largest airline, and the second oldest in the world. Founded in November 1920, it began flying international services in May 1935. The airline is based in the Sydney suburb of Mascot with its main hub at Sydney Airport. Qantas has a 65% share of the Australian domestic market and carries 18.7% of all passengers travelling in and out of Australia.

Definition of QANTAS in the English dictionary

The definition of QANTAS in the dictionary is the Australian national airline.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QANTAS


amiantus
ˌæmɪˈæntəs
argentous
ɑːˈdʒɛntəs
atramentous
ˌætrəˈmɛntəs
cantus
ˈkæntəs
concentus
kənˈsɛntəs
Diophantus
ˌdaɪəʊˈfæntəs
filamentous
ˌfɪləˈmentəs
lentous
ˈlɛntəs
ligamentous
ˌlɪɡəˈmɛntəs
medicamentous
ˌmedɪkəˈmentəs
microdontous
ˌmaɪkrəʊˈdɒntəs
momentous
məʊˈmɛntəs
nonfilamentous
ˌnɒnfɪləˈmɛntəs
pedetentous
ˌpɛdɪˈtɛntəs
Pocahontas
ˌpɒkəˈhɒntəs
portentous
pɔːˈtɛntəs
sarmentous
sɑːˈmentəs
sedimentous
ˌsɛdɪˈmɛntəs
tomentous
təˈmentəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QANTAS

Qaboos bin Said
Qaddafi
Qaddish
Qaddishim
qadi
qaid
qaimaqam
Qairwan
qalamdan
qanat
Qaraghandy
QARANC
qasida
qat
Qatar
Qatari
Qattara Depression
qawwal
qawwali
QB

WORDS THAT END LIKE QANTAS

ACAS
ANZAAS
CAS
COSAS
DHEAS
EAS
ECOWAS
FAS
HMAS
IAS
IRAS
MIRAS
NAS
OAS
OCAS
RAS
RNAS
SAS
TCAS
UCAS

Synonyms and antonyms of QANTAS in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «QANTAS» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QANTAS

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The translations of QANTAS from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «QANTAS» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

QANTAS
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Qantas
570 millions of speakers

English

QANTAS
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

QANTAS
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

QANTAS
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

QANTAS
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

QANTAS
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Qantas
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

QANTAS
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

QANTAS
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Qantas
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カンタス航空
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

콴타스
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

QANTAS
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

QANTAS
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

QANTAS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

QANTAS
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

QANTAS
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

QANTAS
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

QANTAS
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

QANTAS
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Qantas
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Qantas
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Qantas
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

QANTAS
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Qantas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of QANTAS

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QANTAS»

The term «QANTAS» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.379 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QANTAS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QANTAS»

Discover the use of QANTAS in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to QANTAS and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Men Who Killed Qantas, The
This book is the account of the Qantas story that every airline passenger needs to read: the full and frank history of Australia's national airline - updated with two new chapters It takes you into the boardroom, where golden parachutes are ...
Matthew Benns, 2014
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Business Deconstructed - QANTAS AIRWAYS LIMITED
The Group's principal activities are operating international and domestic air transportation services, providing freight services, selling international and domestic holiday tours and associated support activities including information ...
Stefanie Aulenbach, 2007
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Qantas Empire Airways: A Gazette Published Monthly by Qantas ...
SYDNEY-PORT MORESBY -MANILA- HONG KONG -TOKYO The introduction of 7-miles-a-minute International Lockheed Electras on Qantas Far East routes means a bip speed-up in services between Australia, Manila, Hong Kong and Japan ...
‎1960
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Privatisation, Globalisation, and Labour: Studies from Australia
Qantas management and trade unions agree that the focus and rationale of Qantas has changed significantly since privatisation. The approach of management in the privatised Qantas may be described as assertive with a focus on reducing ...
Peter Fairbrother, Michael Paddon, Julian Teicher, 2002
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E-Data: Turning Data Into Information with Data Warehousing
Case Study: Qantas Michael Vodicka's corner office features a 90-degree panorama where one can view, among other things, Boeing 747s taking off from Sydney's Kingsford Smith International Airport. Vodicka, group general manager of ...
Jill Dyché, 2000
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High Corridors: Qantas, 1954-1970
Qantas, 1954-1970 John Gunn. assessments of the aircraft's technical capabilities and passenger appeal. Fysh cabled Boeing senior vice-president Wellwood Beall that the send-off had been most successful. "Even the newspapers now ...
John Gunn, 1988
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The Rotarian
Book a flight Qantas, the official airline of the Brisbane convention, offers discounts of 1 5 percent for economy class and 18 percent for business class ( savings may vary by geographic region). To book from North America, call Qantas at (800) ...
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Plunkett's Airline, Hotel & Travel Industry Almanac 2008: ...
QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD Industry Group Code: 481000 Ranks within this company's industry group: Sales: 9 Profits: 9 www.qantas.com Airlines: National: Regional: Global: Charter: Freight: TYPES OF BUSINESS: Airline Air Freight Low -Cost ...
Plunkett Research Ltd, Jack W. Plunkett, 2007
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Up In the Air: How Airlines Can Improve Performance by ...
Jetstar is different from the U.S. LCOs in its greater independence from the Qantas main line. It was founded independently of Qantas in the first place; has been operated more separately; its labor contracts are separate from those at Qantas; ...
Greg J. Bamber, Jody Hoffer Gittell, Thomas A. Kochan, 2013
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Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry ...
FINANCIALSi Sales and profits are in thousands of dollars —. QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD www.qantas.com Specialty Services: Port Ope rations: Air Traffic Control: Airport Operations: Air: Airlines/Charter: Helicopter Service: Air Cargo/ Freight: ...
Jack W. Plunkett, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QANTAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term QANTAS is used in the context of the following news items.
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Stunning turnaround: Qantas is profitable again
"The decisive factor in our best half-year result for four years was our complete focus on the Qantas Transformation program," said Qantas CEO Alan Joyce in the ... «CNN, Feb 15»
2
Qantas reports record annual loss
Australia's national flag carrier Qantas has reported a net loss of 2.8bn Australian dollars ($2.6bn; £1.6bn) for the year to June - its biggest ever annual loss. «BBC News, Aug 14»
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Qantas A380 returns to LAX as water leak floods fliers
A Qantas Airways superjumbo jet returned to Los Angeles International Airport about an hour after takeoff when a burst water pipe sent water down the aisles of ... «USA TODAY, Jul 14»
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Qantas asked for $3 billion unsecured loan, Prime Minister Tony …
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed that Qantas asked the Government for a $3 billion unsecured loan, but says Cabinet rejected the request because the ... «ABC Online, Mar 14»
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Qantas Sale Act: What impact would any change have?
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced plans to changes the Qantas Sale Act, giving the airline the option of restructuring its business and allowing its ... «ABC Online, Mar 14»
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Qantas to cut 5000 jobs in A$2bn cost-cutting move
Struggling airline Qantas has said it will cut 5,000 jobs, after reporting a heavy financial loss. It is part of the Australian carrier's plans to reduce costs by A$2bn ... «BBC News, Feb 14»
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Qantas: S&P cuts airline's credit rating to 'junk'
Qantas, the Australian airline, has had its credit rating downgraded to "junk" - below-investment - level, by the ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P). «BBC News, Dec 13»
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Mandarin rat snake grounds Qantas flight in Sydney
Hundreds of passengers bound for Japan were stranded in Australia overnight after a snake was found on a Qantas plane at Sydney airport. Staff found the ... «BBC News, Sep 13»
9
Qantas-Emirates deal gets final backing from Australia
Qantas Airways has won a final approval from Australia's competition watchdog for its partnership with Emirates. The alliance is seen as key to Qantas' attempts ... «BBC News, Mar 13»
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Snake clings to Qantas plane's wing during flight
For excitement it may not have matched the Samuel L Jackson film, Snakes On A Plane, but passengers on a Qantas flight watched with fascination as one ... «BBC News, Jan 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Qantas [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/qantas>. Jan 2021 ».
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