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Meaning of "Uys" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UYS

Uys  [eɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UYS

noun
adjective
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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uys 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 UYS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Uys

Uys is the surname of a South African family, originally from Leiden in the Netherlands. In the Twentieth Century several members were well known for their contributions to the arts and for their social activism. It may refer to: ▪ Amalia Uys, South African actor in the soap opera 7de Laan ▪ Antoinette Uys, female badminton player from South Africa ▪ Dirkie Uys, Voortrekker hero during the Great Trek ▪ Jamie Uys, South African film director ▪ Piet Uys, Voortrekker leader during the Great Trek ▪ Pieter-Dirk Uys, South African satirist, active as a performer, author, and social activist ▪ Ronnie Uys, South African rugby union player ▪ Uys Krige , South African writer, poet, playwright, translator, rugby player, war correspondent and romantic ▪ Stanley Uys South African and English journalist...

Definition of Uys in the English dictionary

The definition of Uys in the dictionary is Pieter-Dirk. born 1945, South African comedian and satirist, noted for creating the female character Evita Bezuidenhout.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UYS

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UWIST
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uxorial
uxorially
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uxoricide
uxorilocal
uxorious
uxoriously
uxoriousness
uy
uz
Uzbek
Uzbekistan
Uzi

WORDS THAT END LIKE UYS

always
anyways
Arctic Monkeys
both ways
days
early days
Greys
guys
halcyon days
have it both ways
Heelys
it´s early days
jobs for the boys
keys
nowadays
Rhys
sideways
stays
trolleys
weekdays

Synonyms and antonyms of Uys in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translator English - Chinese

尤伊斯
1,325 millions of speakers

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Uys
570 millions of speakers

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Uys
510 millions of speakers

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UYS
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

أويس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Уйс
278 millions of speakers

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Uys
270 millions of speakers

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Uys
260 millions of speakers

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Uys
220 millions of speakers

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Uys
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Uys
180 millions of speakers

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Uysさん
130 millions of speakers

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UYS
85 millions of speakers

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Udan
85 millions of speakers
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Uys
80 millions of speakers

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Uys
75 millions of speakers

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Uys
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Uys
70 millions of speakers

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Uys
65 millions of speakers

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Uys
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Уйс
40 millions of speakers

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Uys
30 millions of speakers
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Uys
15 millions of speakers
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Uys
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Uys
10 millions of speakers
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Uys
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UYS»

The term «Uys» is quite widely used and occupies the 53.598 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UYS»

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1
Mental Health Nursing: A South African Perspective
The essentials of mental health nursing are presented in this fourth edition of a landmark nursing textbook on psychiatric nursing in South African primary health care and community health care settings.
L. R. Uys, Lyn Middleton, 2004
2
Brazil
With a stunning cast of real and fictional characters, the story unfolds in South America, Africa and Europe. Two families dominate this extraordinary novel.
Errol Lincoln Uys, 2000
3
Curriculum Development in Nursing: Process and Innovations
Written by internationally well-known authors based in South Africa, who take a truly international perspective looking at education in the UK, Europe and the US, as well as Africa and the Middle East, this book is an essential guides to ...
L. R. Uys, Nomthandazo S. Gwele, 2005
4
The Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapons Systems, ...
Data refer to the current UYS-2A as used in ALFS, with two arithmetic processors and two global memory modules. Performance in the ALFS configuration: graph, 720 MFLOPS; sonar channels (32), 610 MOPS; data processing, 130 MOPS; ...
Norman Friedman, 1997
5
The Nursing Process: A Global Concept
Curationis 6(3): 10–13 Uys L R 1977 Die verpleegproses en die verpleegsorgplan. South African Journal of Nursing XLlV (7): 11–14 Uys L R 1987 The implementation of problem-oriented nursing records in selected general hospitals in Natal.
Monika Habermann, L. R. Uys, 2006
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No Room for Error
The following is the transcript between ground traffic control, the 747 (GC-IVE), the Cessna (UYS) and a Cessna 1 72 (KSV) who was taxiing to the holding point of runway 19: 06:37:30 Ground: 06:37:32 UYS: 06:37:39 Ground: 06:37:44 UYS ...
Pete Van der Spek, 2003
7
Michener: A Writer's Journey
24 When Uys read parts of the manuscript, he had his own criticism of Michener's handling of the South African Boer type: “Not one of the characters even suggest[ s] a picture of the 'frontier Boer,' i.e., the wilder, independent, hard as nails ...
Stephen J. May, 2012
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Elections & Erections: A Memoir of Fear and Fun
A Memoir of Fear and Fun Pieter-Dirk Uys. standards and an appreciation of talent without filthy implications will support him. JJH du Toit East London Only Evita could answer, and she did on 24 March 200 1 : My thanks to JJH du Toit from ...
Pieter-Dirk Uys, 2002
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Home-based HIV/AIDS care
This is one of the first textbooks to address the needs of anyone intending to establish a home-based care programme as well as students, volunteers, and practising nurses working in home-based care.
L. R. Uys, Sue Cameron, 2003
10
Historical Dictionary of the Zulu Wars
296 • UYS, PETRUS LAFRAS, SR. Wood, whose No. 4 Column was based at Utrecht, tried to raise a burgher force from the Boers of the district. Most remained resentful of the British annexation of the Transvaal in 1877, and only Uys, his ...
John Laband, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UYS»

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Cheetahs want to kick off Currie Cup with less kicking‚ says Uys
With some of the groundwork quite evident in their Super Rugby-concluding victory over the Bulls at Loftus‚ Cheetahs captain Francois Uys now wants his team ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
2
Uys in the driving seat for Continental
Johannesburg - Continental Tyre South Africa (CTSA) has appointed Shaun Uys as its new managing director. Uys, who joined CTSA in 2000 as production ... «Independent Online, Jul 15»
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Uys to lead Cheetahs in Currie Cup
The 29-year-old also captained the Cheetahs in this year's Super Rugby competition and coach Franco Smith has opted for consistency by retaining Uys as the ... «Sport24, Jun 15»
4
Princeton Symphony Orchestra Appoints Marc Uys as New …
Princeton, NJ--The Board of Trustees of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Uys as Executive Director ... «Broadway World, Jun 15»
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Pieter-Dirk Uys and Mzilikazi Khumalo – and the many uses of history
J. BROOKS SPECTOR listens to and contemplates the oratorio, 'Ushaka', as well as Pieter-Dirk Uys' examinations of his own comedic gift and the questions ... «Daily Maverick, Mar 15»
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Apartheid will be back - Pieter-Dirk Uys
Political satirist, Pieter- Dirk Uys joins us in studio and tells us about his show, An Audience With Pieter-Dirk Eish, he tells us why he encourages his audience to ... «News24, Mar 15»
7
ANC MPL suspended after Zille's speech disrupted
The ANC's Western Cape chief whip Pierre Uys was suspended for two days after the state of the province address had to be adjourned on Friday. «Mail & Guardian Online, Feb 15»
8
Dirk-Uys takes centre stage
Satirist, active performer and author Pieter-Dirk Uys under the well-known guise of Evita Bezuidenhout launched a #commitYourSelfie campaign against ... «The Citizen, Feb 15»
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Uys chosen to lead Cheetahs
Uys was born in Springs and he played his junior rugby for the Valke at the U-18 Craven Week (2004), Golden Lions in the U-19 (2005) and U-21 Competitions ... «Sport24, Feb 15»
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The $.30 kit that could end malaria
Biotechnologist Ashley Uys has developed a "rapid test" kit which can diagnose the tropical disease as well as which strain you are suffering from. He explains it ... «CNN, Nov 14»

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