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Sean Penn, for his acting as well as his writing and directing. There are so many actors I respect, but his reach is so wide.
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Meaning of "sean" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SEAN

sean  [seɪn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SEAN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sean 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 SEAN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Seán

Seán is an Irish language name. It is Irish borrowing of the Norman French Jehan. Anglicisations of the name include Sean, Shane, Shayne, Shaine, Shan, Shon, Shaun, and Shawn. The name Shane comes from the Ulster pronunciation of the name, whereas the names Shaun, Shawn, or Sean come from the way it is pronounced in Munster, Leinster, and Connacht.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SEAN


Bahrain
bɑːˈreɪn
brain
breɪn
campaign
kæmˈpeɪn
chain
tʃeɪn
contain
kənˈteɪn
domain
dəˈmeɪn
explain
ɪkˈspleɪn
gain
ɡeɪn
jane
dʒeɪn
lain
leɪn
lane
leɪn
main
meɪn
Maine
meɪn
maintain
meɪnˈteɪn
obtain
əbˈteɪn
pain
peɪn
plain
pleɪn
plane
pleɪn
rain
reɪn
remain
rɪˈmeɪn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SEAN

seamless
seamlessly
seamlessness
seamlike
seamount
seamset
seamster
seamstress
seamstressy
seamy
seance
seannachie
seapiece
seaplane
seaplane base
seaport
SEAQ
seaquake
seaquaria
seaquarium

WORDS THAT END LIKE SEAN

bean
Boolean
Caribbean
cetacean
Chilean
clean
dean
European
Indian Ocean
jean
jelly bean
Korean
lean
mean
Mediterranean
ocean
South Korean
spring-clean
the Caribbean
Zimbabwean

Synonyms and antonyms of sean in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sean» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SEAN

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

Translator English - Chinese

肖恩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sean
570 millions of speakers

English

sean
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शॉन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

شون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Шон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sean
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sean
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sean
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sean
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ショーン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sean
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sean
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சீன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शॉन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sean
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sean
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sean
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sean
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sean
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sean
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sean
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sean
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sean

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAN»

The term «sean» is very widely used and occupies the 4.109 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SEAN» OVER TIME

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

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QUOTES WITH «SEAN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sean.
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Boyd Holbrook
Sean Penn, for his acting as well as his writing and directing. There are so many actors I respect, but his reach is so wide.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SEAN»

Discover the use of sean in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sean and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Humanitarian Intervention: The United Nations in an Evolving ...
Humanitarian Intervention is a detailed look at the historical development of constraints on the use of force and at incidents of humanitarian intervention prior to, during, and after the Cold War.
Sean D. Murphy, 1996
2
Heavy Duty Truck Systems
The fifth edition has been updated throughout including an introduction to Eaton DM clutches and comprehensive coverage of Caterpillar's new highway vocational transmission, updates of electricity and electronics to cover new battery ...
Sean Bennett, 2010
3
How to Build Max Performance 4.6 Liter Ford Engines
Ford's 4.6-liter-powered Mustang is the last remaining "classic" muscle car in the world and is incredibly popular with performance enthusiasts.
Sean Hyland, 2004
4
Fiery Dragons: Banks, Moneylenders and Microfinance in Burma
This book explores the present circumstances of Burma's financial malaise, but does not neglect how it got there.
Sean Turnell, 2009
5
Kate
The story ends in Westminster Abbey where Kate and William married, describing all the glamour and spectacle of their big day. Fully illustrated, this is the one book you will want to read about the event of the decade.
Sean Smith, 2012
6
A Devil is Waiting (Sean Dillon Series, Book 19)
A devil is waiting for them, and the assassination plot is only the beginning. A Devil is Waiting. The blistering new adventure of murder, terrorism, and revenge from the legendary bestselling author, Jack Higgins.
Jack Higgins, 2012
7
Sean Donovan
Sentenced to hang for his part in a bank robbery, Sean Donovan is saved from execution when Charlotte Cooper, owner of the livery, agrees to marry him
Lori Wick, 2007
8
Uncle Sean
The book is so realistic that one wonders what has become of Sean and Will since the box containing Will's journal was stowed away in the barn thirty years ago...The novel is a natural for high school and publics libraries.
Ronald L. Donaghe, 2004
9
Focus: Irish Traditional Music
Focus: Irish Traditional Music is an introduction to the instrumental and vocal traditions of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as Irish music in the context of the Irish diaspora.
Sean Williams, 2010
10
Same-sex Marriage in the United States: Focus on the Facts
Tracing the development of same-sex marriage in the United States and its deployment as a political tool, Sean Cahill lays out the current situation in plain language and explains what's at stake.
Sean Robert Cahill, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SEAN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sean is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sean O'Driscoll can unify Liverpool's pressing game under Brendan …
Sean O'Driscoll has attended several of Brendan Rodgers' coaching sessions at Liverpool's Melwood training ground in recent seasons. Photograph: Nick Potts/ ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Sean 'Diddy' Combs Won't Face Felony Charges Over UCLA Scuffle
Sean "Diddy" Combs won't face felony assault and battery charges stemming from his dispute with a UCLA football coach last month. Prosecutors declined to file ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Baseball squad makes history with Sean Conroy, first openly gay pro
Sonoma Stompers pitcher Sean Conroy, left, warms up during practice at Arnold Field, in Sonoma, Calif. on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Conroy, 23, of Clifton Park, ... «The Denver Post, Jun 15»
4
Sean Combs Accused of Felony Assault With Kettlebell, Making …
Rapper Sean Combs was released on bail Monday night just hours after being arrested during an on-campus altercation with a UCLA football coach that ... «KTLA, Jun 15»
5
Ariana Grande Shares Empowering Essay Following Big Sean
"What I meant when I said what I said about not being Sean's ex is that I am tired of living in a world where women are mostly referred to as a man's past, present ... «Billboard, Jun 15»
6
Big Sean's Teary-Eyed Performance On 'Tonight Show' After Ariana …
Aw, Big Sean! The rapper got soft and teary-eyed on us while taking the stage to perform 'One Man Can Change The World' on the 'Tonight Show' on April 20 ... «Hollywood Life, Apr 15»
7
'Insurgent' Dominates Box Office With $54 Million, Sean Penn's …
“The Gunman,” an R-rated thriller starring Sean Penn, misfired in its debut for Open Road Films with roughly $5 million and was third. And the Christian drama ... «TheWrap, Mar 15»
8
Sean Penn: shooting The Gunman doesn't make me a 'geri-action …
Sean Penn has denied suggestions he is moving into a Liam Neeson-style “geri-action hero” era after shooting upcoming geopolitical thriller The Gunman. «The Guardian, Mar 15»
9
Sean Penn is a bulletproof 'Gunman'
Sean Penn is officially bulletproof. If not in the press, at least on screen. In the new white-knuckle action flick The Gunman, the baton is subtly passed to Penn as ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
10
Sean Penn Has 'Absolutely No Apologies' For Oscars Green Card …
Sean Penn hit back at his critics over the "green card" joke he blurted out at the Oscars, and added that he had "absolutely no apologies" for the remark. «LAist, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sean [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sean>. Dec 2019 ».
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