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Meaning of "uhuru" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UHURU

From Swahili.
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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 UHURU

uhuru  [uːˈhuːruː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UHURU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uhuru 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 UHURU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uhuru

Uhuru may refer to: ▪ MV Uhuru, a Lake Victoria ferry in East Africa ▪ Uhuru, campaigns for and achievement of national independence in Africa especially in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania ▪ Uhuru Kenyatta, Kenyan politician ▪ Uhuru Movement, a black power movement in the United States ▪ Uhuru Park in Nairobi ▪ Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest point in Africa ▪ Uhuru, the first satellite launched specifically for the purpose of X-ray astronomy ▪ Uhuru, a ward in Tanzania ▪ Uhuru Torch, a national symbol of Tanzania ▪ Uhuru, an early Third World importing enterprise in Oxford ▪ Uhuru Design, a Brooklyn-based design and build sustainable furniture company ▪ Uhuru, a 1992 album by Osibisa ▪ Uhuru, a 1962 novel by American author Robert Ruark ▪ Uhuru, a record label set up in 1971 by Roy Cousins...

Definition of uhuru in the English dictionary

The definition of uhuru in the dictionary is national independence. Other definition of uhuru is freedom.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UHURU


ahuru
ˈɑːˌhuːruː
ahuruhuru
ˈɑːˌhuːruːˌhuːruː
Bahru
ˈkəʊtə ˈbɑːruː
kauru
ˈkɑːuːruː
Kotabaru
ˈkəʊtəˈbɑːruː
Kourou
ˈkuːruː
Nakuru
nəˈkuːruː
Nauru
nɑːˈuːruː
rawaru
ˈrɑːwɑːruː
ruru
ˈruːruː
tumatakuru
ˈtuːmɑːtɑːˌkuːruː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UHURU

ugsome
ugsomeness
uh
uh huh
uh-huh
uh-uh
UHF
uhlan
Uhland
UHT
Uighur
Uighurian
Uighuric
Uigur
Uigurian
Uiguric
uillean pipes
Uinta Mountains
uintaite
uintathere

WORDS THAT END LIKE UHURU

Bengaluru
bru
chiru
cru
Cymru
drive-thru
ecru
guru
Gweru
koru
Kota Bharu
kuru
lifestyle guru
Maseru
Nehru
Peru
ru
thru
Timaru
Uluru

Synonyms and antonyms of uhuru in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «uhuru» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UHURU

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

Translator English - Chinese

乌呼鲁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

uhuru
570 millions of speakers

English

uhuru
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उहुरू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اوهورو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ухуру
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uhuru
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Uhuru
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

uhuru
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Uhuru
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Uhuru
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウフル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

uhuru
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Uhuru
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Uhuru
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Uhuru
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उहुरु
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uhuru
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Uhuru
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Uhuru
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ухуру
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Uhuru
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Uhuru
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

uhuru
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Uhuru
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Uhuru
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uhuru

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UHURU»

The term «uhuru» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.353 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UHURU» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UHURU»

Discover the use of uhuru in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uhuru and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Uhuru
Uhuru means freedom, the word so frequently abused in Africa. This is a true story of the politics and struggle in Kenya and the African continent, following the book, Something of value.
Robert Ruark, 1996
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Where is Uhuru?: Reflections on the Struggle for Democracy ...
Whether one is examining the rewards of multiparty politics, the dividends from a new constitutional dispensation, the processes of land reform, womens rights to property or the pan-Africanist project for emancipation, Issa G. Shivji ...
Issa G. Shivji, 2009
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Uhuru Street
By the two-time winner of the Giller Prize for his novels The Book of Secrets and The In-Between World of Vikram Lall Uhuru Street is M.G. Vassanji’s stunning book of linked stories, set within the Asian community of Dar es Salaam.
M.G. Vassanji, 2012
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Uhuru's Fire: African Literature East to South
First published in 1977, this is an eminently readable introduction to contemporary literature in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa.
Adrian Roscoe, 1977
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The Anatomy of Uhuru: Dynamics and Problems of African ...
This essay is an attempt to disentangle the threads that went to bring about this thing called uhuru; to see what their strength is and to estimate how far they are likely to influence it in the future. Some of the threads are peculiar to Kenya so that ...
N. S. Carey Jones, 1967
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Not Yet Uhuru
Not Yet Uhuru, are 12 lesbian flash fiction tales covering a diversity of issues and struggles, set in Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, the UK, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Dolar Vasani, 2013
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Uhuru and the Kenya Indians: The Role of a Minority ...
On the role of Asians in Kenya's independence struggle.
Dana April Seidenberg, 1983
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The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English ...
"Some of the writers discussed include the Kenyan novelists Grace Ogot and Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ugandan poet and essayist Taban Lo Liyong, Ethiopian playwright and poet Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin, Tanzanian novelist and diplomat Peter Palangyo, ...
Simon Gikandi, Evan Mwangi, 2013
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Rhythms of the Afro-Atlantic World: Rituals and Remembrances
They were the ones who made the word Uhuru. They were the ones who brought it to the fore.The Mau Mau were revolutionaries. Just as Malcolm X used Kenyan's peasant Mau Mau revolutionary movement against the British colonialists to ...
Mamadou Diouf, Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo, 2010
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Toward 'Uhuru' in Tanzania: The Politics of Participation
The author presents a micropolitical study of an important region of one of East Africa's Rew nations.
G. Andrew Maguire, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UHURU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uhuru is used in the context of the following news items.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta's plane forced to return to Nairobi over …
NAIROBI: A plane carrying President Uhuru Kenyatta to Dubai was forced to turn back home after navigation challenges caused by military activity in Yemen, the ... «The Standard Digital News, Apr 15»
2
Kenya president Uhuru Kenyatta suspends 4 ministers over alleged …
A statement read by President Uhuru Kenyatta's spokesman Manoah Esipisu said Saturday the officers have been named in a confidential report by the Ethics ... «Fox News, Mar 15»
3
Kenyan ivory burnt by President Uhuru Kenyatta
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory as part of the East African nation's efforts to curb poaching. The ivory, with a black ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
4
Kenya security law: President Uhuru Kenyatta signs bill
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a controversial security bill which saw MPs trade blows in parliament. It was passed on Thursday during a ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
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ICC drops Uhuru Kenyatta charges for Kenya ethnic violence
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague have withdrawn charges of crimes against humanity against Kenya's President Uhuru ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
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ICC ultimatum over Kenyan leader Uhuru Kenyatta's case
Further delays in President Uhuru Kenyatta's case would be "contrary to the interests of justice", it ruled. Mr Kenyatta was the first head of state to appear before ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
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Uhuru says Kapedo attackers must be punished
NAIROBI, Kenya Nov 2 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday toured Kapedo, Turkana where he ordered residents and attackers to surrender arms stolen from ... «Capital FM Kenya, Nov 14»
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Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta becomes first head of state to appear …
President Uhuru Kenyatta has become the first head of state to appear before the international criminal court , amid claims his government is withholding vital ... «The Guardian, Oct 14»
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Uhuru Kenyatta will appear at ICC in The Hague
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed he will be appearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague this week. He told parliament that his ... «BBC News, Oct 14»
10
Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta summoned by ICC to hearing
The International Criminal Court (ICC) has summoned Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear before the tribunal on 8 October. Judges want to question ... «BBC News, Sep 14»

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