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Meaning of "Wu" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WU

Wu  [wuː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WU

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wu 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 WU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Wu in the English dictionary

The definition of Wu in the dictionary is Harry, real name Wu Hongda. born 1937, Chinese dissident and human-rights campaigner, a US citizen from 1994: held in labour camps ; exiled to the US in 1985 but returned secretly to document forced labour in Chinese prisons.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WU

WTG
WTO
Wu Di
Wu Hou
Wu Ti
Wu-hsi
Wu-lu-mu-ch´i
Wuchang
wudjula
wudu
Wuhan
Wuhsien
Wuhu
wukkas
wulfenite
Wulfila
wunderkind
Wundt
Wuppertal

Synonyms and antonyms of Wu in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Wu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WU

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Wu
570 millions of speakers

English

Wu
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

वू
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وو
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Ву
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Wu
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Wu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Wu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wu
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Wu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वू
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Wu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Wu
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ву
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Wu
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Wu
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Wu
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Wu
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

wu
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Wu

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WU»

The term «Wu» is very widely used and occupies the 4.650 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Wu
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WU» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WU»

Discover the use of Wu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Wu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White
Filled with intimate vignettes, social-science research, legal cases, history, and journalistic reporting, a provocative glimpse into how changing concepts of racial identity will impact race relations in the new century discusses such ...
Frank H. Wu, 2003
2
The Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
This is an account of the essential aspects of the new physics for those with little or no knowledge of mathematics or science.
Gary Zukav, 2012
3
The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
Anticipating the best year of her life as she prepares for the sixth grade, Lucy Wu finds her ambitions shattered by the unwelcome arrival of her great aunt from China, foiled birthday plans and her reluctant enrollment in a Chinese school.
Wendy Wan Long Shang, 2011
4
The Tao of Wu
A nonfiction Siddhartha for the hip-hop generation from the author of The Wu-Tang Manual, it will enlighten, entertain, and inspire.
The RZA, 2009
5
The Tao of Wu
The leader of the Wu-Tang Clan describes his rise from a Staten Island-projects youth to an international performance artist, explaining the spiritual beliefs that he credits with his successes.
RZA (Rapper), 2010
6
The Wu-Tang Manual
Offers an introduction to the Wu-Tang Clan, revealing the web of personalities and alter egos, warrior codes, numerological systems, and Eastern spiritual and philosophical concepts that define their world.
RZA (Rapper), 2005
7
The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
A history of the rise and fall of the twentieth century's leading information empires traces how Hollywood, the broadcast networks, and AT&T introduced new mediums that were eventually centralized in ways that shaped America's ...
Tim Wu, 2011
8
Making History: Wu Hung on Contemporary Art
Written in clear and readable prose, this volume contains detailed analyses of the cultural origins, precedents, influences and aspirations of the most exciting contemporary artists practicing today.
‎2008
9
High-Power Converters and AC Drives
This book presents the latest cutting-edge technology in high-power converters and medium voltage drives, and provides a complete analysis of various converter topologies, modulation techniques, practical drive configurations, and advanced ...
Bin Wu, 2006
10
Biomedical Optics: Principles and Imaging
It covers: The fundamentals of photon transport in biological tissues, including explanations of Rayleigh and Mie scattering, Monte Carlo simulations, the radiative transport equation, and more Various optical imaging techniques for ...
Lihong V. Wang, Hsin-i Wu, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Wu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cherry Bombe's Claudia Wu and Her Trusty Ice-Cream Maker
When Claudia Wu wants to make ice cream, she retreats to her closet. There she pours chilled custard into a machine wedged between a laundry bin and a pair ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp …
The paper was authored by Tim Wu, the legal scholar and former FTC adviser, which is notable as he had previously penned a column in the New Republic ... «Re/code, Jun 15»
3
Style Jason Wu Resort 2016
Jason Wu is addressing the issue head-on with his new Resort collection, which has as much, if not more, fur than his Fall outing, and is rounded out with an ... «Style.com, Jun 15»
4
Dock Street Is Playing Non-Stop Wu Tang While It Ages a Beer
“My musical taste is all over the place and Wu Tang seemed like a great place to start,” head brewer Vince Desrosiers says. By Dan McQuade | May 22, 2015 at ... «Philadelphia Magazine, May 15»
5
Wu Ashun becomes first Chinese to win European Tour event on …
China's Wu Ashun finished on nine under par to win the Volvo China Open. ... Wu Ashun became the first Chinese player to win a European Tour event on home ... «The Guardian, Apr 15»
6
Man accuses wife of sleeping with entire Wu-Tang Clan
Divorce Court is a little reality TV gem that features the very best (read: worst) of humanity. Sometimes it gifts the world with clips like this, which may be the most ... «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
7
Brianna Wu vs. the Gamergate Troll Army
Why would anyone want to kill Brianna Wu? At Arisia, of all places. It's a fantasy and science-fiction convention, a festival of make-believe. The crowd inside the ... «Inc.com, Mar 15»
8
Wu-Tang Clan unveil sole copy of their new album
Cilvaringz, RZA and Sasha Frere-Jones unveil the Wu-Tang Clan's single-copy album, Once Upon a Time in Shaolin. Photograph: Madison ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
9
The Wacky World of Wu: The Tortured History of GamerGate's Self …
Yet Wu was not until relatively recently a woman at all, and her legitimacy as a speaker even for the transgender community is in doubt since, as we can also ... «Breitbart News, Feb 15»
10
Style Jason Wu Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear
When Jason Wu was first starting out, fashion watchers liked to compare him to an upstart Oscar de la Renta. He was a precocious kid with his eye on the Park ... «Style.com, Feb 15»

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