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Meaning of "qat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QAT

qat  [kæt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QAT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Qat 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.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QAT

qadi
qaid
qaimaqam
Qairwan
qalamdan
qanat
QANTAS
Qaraghandy
QARANC
qasida
Qatar
Qatari
Qattara Depression
qawwal
qawwali

WORDS THAT END LIKE QAT

all that
and all that
and that
as all that
at
be all that
beat
been-there done-that
boat
body fat
cat
chat
eat
fat
feat
fiat
flat
for all that
format
great

Synonyms and antonyms of qat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «qat» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QAT

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

Translator English - Chinese

QAT
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

qat
570 millions of speakers

English

qat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

QAT
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

القات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кат
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

qat
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

qat
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

qat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Qat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Qat
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

QAT
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

QAT
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Qat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

qat
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

qat
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Qat
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

qat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

qat
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Katar
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кат
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

qat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

qat
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

qat
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

qat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

khat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of qat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QAT»

The term «qat» is very widely used and occupies the 16.617 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of qat
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QAT» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QAT»

Discover the use of qat in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to qat and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Flower of Paradise: The Institutionalized Use of the ...
This book concerns the use of the drug qat in North Yemen (Yemen Arab Republic), a country lying on the southwestern corner of the Arabian Peninsula.
J.G. Kennedy, 1987
2
Excel 2007 Bible
To add an item to your QAT, select it from the list on the right, and click Add. Notice some of the commands in the list on the left display an icon. The icon tells you what form the command will take: A drop-down, a split button, and edit control, ...
John Walkenbach, 2011
3
Yemen: The Bradt Travel Guide
Ali, his companion during the chew, countered that he never made any decisions while chewing qat, doubting the ingenuity of qat-inspired plans. Ahmed, like most Yemenis, makes plenty of lofty decisions and plans; also, like most Yemenis, ...
Daniel McLaughlin, 2007
4
The Social Life of Things: Commodities in Cultural Perspective
returns on investment seem clearly to have favored qat over the past two decades. With the rapid growth of local demand for the leaf and the ability to reach new markets by road and air, highland farmers have been turning to qat production on ...
Arjun Appadurai, 1988
5
Economic Growth in the Republic of Yemen: Sources, ...
Qat and Water Resources: The Two Major Constraints in the Sector In 2001, Qat contributed 4.2% of GDP, 28.7% of total agricultural value-added, and absorbed about a quarter of agricultural work-force and a tenth of household income.
‎2002
6
Hallucinogens: A Forensic Drug Handbook
1.6.4 QAT(KHAT, KAT, CHAT, MIRAA, KUS-ES-SALAHIN, ABYSSINIAN TEA, ETC.) Catha edulus is a flowering evergreen shrub that can grow to full tree size. Today, it is often grown interspersed with coffee plants. Qat originated in Ethiopia  ...
Richard R. Laing, 2003
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A Dictionary of Hallucinations
The name qat is also spelled as quat, khat, chat, cat, kat, and kaht. All names stem from q ̄at, which is the Arabic name for Catha edulis Forskall, an evergreen shrub indigenous to northeast African countries and the Arabic peninsula, where it ...
Jan Dirk Blom, 2009
8
Ethiopia: Breaking New Ground
Breaking New Ground Ben Parker. The leaves of qat are chewed for their stimulant properties Drought-cracked soil and food-aid packages: reminders of Ethiopia's vulnerability to. i at, chat, khat, miraa: it's all the same. The plant, catha edulis, ...
Ben Parker, 2003
9
Arab Society: Class, Gender, Power, and Development
There is considerable concern in official circles and among development economists at the great expansion in qat cultivation which took place in the Yemen Arab Republic (YAR) during the 1970s. This expansion was in response to the ...
Nicholas S. Hopkins, Saad Eddin Ibrahim, 1997
10
Toward a Virtuous Circle: A Nutrition Review of the Middle ...
The Yemeni habit of chewing qat, especially by pregnant women and teenage children, reduces their nutritional intake (Box 1). In this environment, nutritional intervention is essential but as of October 1998, there were only seven trained ...
Atsuko Aoyama, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QAT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term qat is used in the context of the following news items.
1
In Djibouti, life moves to the beat of qat
Nema sells qat from a rickety wooden table on Djibouti's Airport Road. A tattered umbrella shields her from the sun and a hessian sack keeps the dust from the ... «The National, May 15»
2
Saudi scholar launches campaign against qat
Saudi TV host, Islamic scholar, author and journalist Mohsin Shaikh Al-Hassan has initiated a campaign to forbid the use of qat (Catha edulias), a mild narcotic, ... «Yahoo! Maktoob News, May 15»
3
Al-Qaeda bans qat in Yemeni town
Al-Qaeda militants in control of a town in southern Yemen on Thursday imposed a total ban on qat, the addictive plant chewed daily by millions of Yemenis ... «Middle East Eye, May 15»
4
Banned in the US, Qat Juice Is Buzzing in Israel
The Etrog Man foisted another bunch of qat leaves upon me and entreated me to shove them into my mouth. My cheek was already bursting with a wad of ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, May 15»
5
Despite conflict, qat is out of the bag in Yemen
One in every seven working Yemenis is employed in producing and distributing qat, making it the largest single source of rural income and the second largest ... «Reuters, Apr 15»
6
Qat cats get royal o.k. in Saudi
All prisoners arrested in Jazan for smuggling qat, a kind of narcotic leaf, into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be released under an amnesty declared by Deputy ... «Al-Bawaba, Mar 15»
7
Politics of Qat by Peer Gatter: Qat and the political uprising
The cover page shows an old man with an apprehensive look in his eyes, half-smiling as he hands you a bunch of qat leaves. In the background there is a ... «The Yemen Times, Sep 14»
8
Middle East ETFs: UAE and QAT Off to a Rough Start
Like most Middle East nations, the UAE and Qatar are also having a tough time these past few weeks owing to escalating violence in Iraq, and concerns of this ... «Zacks.com, Jul 14»
9
'King of Qat' warns of illegal drug trade after UK ban
A file photo of a man holding bundles of the stimulant plant khat (qat), in Harlesden, north west London. (AFP/JUSTIN TALLIS) ... «Al-Arabiya, Jun 14»
10
Politics of Qat (3/10): Qat politics in regional retrospect
The cover page shows an old man with an apprehensive look in his eyes, half-smiling as he hands you a bunch of qat leaves. In the background there is a ... «The Yemen Times, Jun 14»

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