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Meaning of "WA" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES WA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of WA in the English dictionary

The definition of WA in the dictionary is Washington. Other definition of WA is Western Australia.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WA

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Synonyms and antonyms of WA in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «WA» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WA

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

Translator English - Chinese

WA
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

WA
570 millions of speakers

English

WA
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वाशिंगटन
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

WA
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

WA
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

WA
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিভাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Washington
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

WA
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

WA
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

WA
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

WA
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

WA
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

WA
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வாஷிங்டனில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

WA
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

WA
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

WA
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Waszyngton
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

WA
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

WA
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ουάσιγκτον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

WA
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

WA
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

WA
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of WA

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WA»

The term «WA» is very widely used and occupies the 2.440 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WA» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WA»

Discover the use of WA in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to WA and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
You Gotta Have Wa
The definitive book on Japanese baseball provides a close-up look at our national pastime as seen through the eyes of American players who found the Japanese approach completely baffling.
Robert Whiting, 2009
2
W. A. Mozart
The book is both the fullest account of the composer’s life and a deeply skilled analysis of his music.
Hermann Abert, Cliff Eisen, 2007
3
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o is one of the most important contemporary world writers--his name has for many become synonymous with cultural controversy and political struggle.
Patrick Williams, 1999
4
Ngugi Wa Thiong'o
A study of the works of Kenyan dramatist and novelist Ngugu wa Thiong'o explores the development of his major novels and plays against a background of colonialsim and its aftermath in Kenya.
Simon Gikandi, 2009
5
Ngugi wa Thiong’o, Gender, and the Ethics of Postcolonial ...
This is the first comprehensive book-length study of gender politics in Ngugi wa Thiong's fiction.
Dr Brendon Nicholls, 2013
6
I Will Marry when I Want
This is the renowned play which was developed with Kikuyu actors at the Kamiriithu Cultural Centre at Limuru.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, Ngũgĩ wa Mĩriĩ, 1982
7
Wangu Wa Makeri
Wangu wa Makeri was born in the second half of the nineteenth century into traditional Gikuyu society.
Mary W. Wanyoike, 2002
8
A Grain of Wheat
The best-known novel by the great Kenyan writer Set in the wake of the Mau Mau rebellion and on the cusp of Kenya's independence from Britain, A Grain of Wheat follows a group of villagers whose lives have been transformed by the ...
Ngugi wa Thiong'o, 2012
9
Devil on the Cross
Devil on the Cross tells the tragic story of Wariinga, a young woman who emigrated from her small rural town to the city of Nairobi only to be exploited by her boss and later a corrupt businessman.
Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo, 1987
10
Negative Ethnicity: From Bias to Genocide
Himself a veteran of decades of ethnic violence in Kenya, he both describes what he has seen, and recounts the stories of horror that others have told him in places such as Rwanda, Sudan, Liberia, Nigeria, Algeria, Uganda, Burundi, Angola, ...
Koigi wa Wamwere, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term WA is used in the context of the following news items.
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WA's Department of Culture and Arts under fire for 'turning hoses' on …
The WA Department of Culture and Arts has turned off a controversial sprinkler system used to prevent homeless people bedding down in the inner city ... «WA today, Jul 15»
2
WA for sale: How was a once-in-a-lifetime mining boom squandered?
The WA government says selling off of state-owned assets will help balance the books, after the state's debt ballooned, following plunging iron ore prices and ... «WA today, Jul 15»
3
Sleepy Hollow Fire Update: Residents Return To Charred Homes in …
Residents in Wenatchee, Washington, returned to their burned homes Monday evening to survey the damage after a massive wildfire reduced entire streets of ... «The Weather Channel, Jun 15»
4
Washington lawmakers release tentative budget agreement
"This budget allows us to make a major step toward meeting our obligation to Washington's children and to the state constitution to adequately fund education. «KING5.com, Jun 15»
5
Mystery WA lotto player wins $30 million
The lucky lottery winners from WA have been revealed as a 10-person syndicate these players all purchased a share in a syndicate created by The Lucky ... «WA today, May 15»
6
Washington State Is In A Drought 'Unlike Any We've Ever Experienced'
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee talks to the media about his statewide drought emergency as state ecology director Maia Bellon looks on, Friday, May 15, 2015, ... «ThinkProgress, May 15»
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott throws his support behind WA medical …
Mr Abbott was in Perth to announce the federal funding for WA's third medical school, which was an election promise by the Barnett Government in 2013. «ABC Online, May 15»
8
Washington state governor declares drought emergency
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state Governor Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency on Friday, saying drought conditions due to a lack of ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
9
WA budget 2015: $2.7 billion deficit forecast, asset sales and public …
... the following year to $35.7 billion. Rating agency Standard and Poor's said the budget had not changed its WA credit rating of AA+ with a negative watch. «ABC Online, May 15»
10
WA Police officers 'mortified and embarrassed' by response times
WA Police Union boss George Tilbury says "there just isn't enough officers," after a police officer penned a letter saying he was "mortified and embarrassed" by ... «WA today, May 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Wa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/wa>. May 2021 ».
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