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Meaning of n-word in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF N-WORD

n-word play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF N-WORD

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N-Word is a noun.
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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.
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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE N-WORD

n-word
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Synonyms and antonyms of n-word in the English dictionary of synonyms

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WORDS RELATING TO «N-WORD»

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Translation of «n-word» into 20 languages

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国字
1,325 millions of speakers
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n - palabra
550 millions of speakers
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n-word
510 millions of speakers
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एन शब्द
380 millions of speakers
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ن كلمة
280 millions of speakers
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н- слово
278 millions of speakers
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n - palavra
270 millions of speakers
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n - mot
220 millions of speakers
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n- Wort
180 millions of speakers
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n型の単語
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N- 워드
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từ-n
80 millions of speakers
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n -word
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n -word
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н- слово
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n - cuvânt
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n - λέξη
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N-woord
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n- ordet
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n- ordet
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Trends of use of n-word

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «N-WORD»

The term «n-word» is regularly used and occupies the 56.813 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «N-WORD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about n-word

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «N-WORD»

Discover the use of n-word in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to n-word and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The N Word: Who Can Say It, who Shouldn't, and why
Examines racism from the perspective of its most volatile word, revealing the institutionalization of bigotry in every aspect of American society and arguing that the word is a slur that helps keep blacks at the bottom of the socio-economic ...
autorJabari Asim, 2007
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Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
From the Trade Paperback edition.
autorRandall Kennedy, 2008
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The N-Word of the Narcissus
"The N-word of the Narcissus" tells the tale of a fateful voyage of a British sailing ship, and on that voyage the ability of a lone black man to take the crew hostage.
autorJoseph Conrad, 2009
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Natural ¿ the Beautiful 'N' Word: Breaking the Psychological ...
This book exposes secrets and facts about the American standard of beauty rarely revealed, such as: The untold truth about artificial hair Why natural beauty is heavily discouraged The cosmetic conspiracy A totally natural method of growing ...
autorRichard Jones, 2007
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The N-Word  the Usage of a Controversial Term in the ...
Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 3,0, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Anglistik), language: English, abstract: 2 Usage of the N-Word in Huck Finn In the following section I will first ...
autorAgathe Glatz, 2011
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The N Word: One Man's Stand
This book exposes the passion and courage of the man behind the public face and reveals how a childhood growing up in a fringe camp on the outskirts of Cunnamulla in south-west Queensland, fired his determination to fight for human rights.
autorStephen Hagan, 2005
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Jet
Jackson's character plays an illegal arms dealer and uses the "n-word" throughout the film, which also stars Pam Grier. Jackson said he was tired of Lee acting as if he is an elected official who can speak for all Black people. "I didn't get a ...
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MY NEEG'-ER: Healing the ontological wound of the “NWord
The intent of this book is to bring about awareness and restore a biblical identity to a people who are the only people in the history of mankind whose identity the world has concealed!
autorCaliph Zaphnathpaaneah El, 2013
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Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
CHAPTER ONE The Protean N-Word How should nigger be defined? Is it a part of the American cultural inheritance that warrants preservation? Why does nigger generate such powerful reactions? Is it a more hurtful racial epithet than insults ...
autorRandall Kennedy, 2008
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Quentin Tarantino: Interviews
Q : Could you comment on the frequency of the "n" word in Jackie Brown? A : I've been quoted before as saying that when you're talking about the "n" word, you're talking about probably the most volatile word in the English language. I actually ...
autorQuentin Tarantino, Gerald Peary, 1998
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «N-WORD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term n-word is used in the context of the following news items.
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CNN Boss Jeff Zucker Defends Don Lemon's N-Word Stunt: He Was …
At an internal CNN town hall event Wednesday, CNN president Jeff Zucker defended primetime anchor Don Lemon's on-air use of a sign ... «TheWrap, Jul 15»
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Couple's apartment vandalized with 'white power', N-word graffiti
The hand-written comments included 'white power,' the 'N' word, coon and other epithets. Power to their apartment was also shut off, causing ... «WZZM, Jul 15»
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Suit: Former Rouge Chef Says He Was Called the N-Word During …
Suit: Former Rouge Chef Says He Was Called the N-Word During Employment. Rouge owner Rob Wasserman tells us he looks “forward to the ... «Philadelphia Magazine, Jul 15»
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CNN Chief Jeff Zucker Defends Don Lemon's 'N-Word' Sign Stunt
Well, there was an internal network town hall this week in which, TheWrap reports, one employee was concerned about what Lemon did. «Mediaite, Jul 15»
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Recording captures Common Council candidate Joseph Mascia …
On the tape, a copy of which has been obtained by The Buffalo News, Mascia repeatedly uses the N-word when referring to African-American ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
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LETTER: Time to stop the N-word in pop culture
So instead of protesting the removal of the flag, those same people should be protesting any time a rap song is released using the N-word. «Tuscaloosa News, Jul 15»
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Niall Horan Raps N-Word In Concert? One Direction Fans Furious …
The singer started rapping Started From the Bottom on stage and was supposedly heard saying the n-word in his cover instead of censoring it. «Hollywood Life, Jul 15»
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Kendrick Lamar Discusses "N-Word"
But I don't know if I'm there mentally to stop saying the n-word yet. I dunno, maybe one day. That's 27 years of reversing that word. I probably ... «HipHopDX, Jul 15»
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Swastikas, N-word, spray-painted onto Palm Coast road
White Power, KKK, swastikas and the N-word were sprayed into the pavement on Lakeview Boulevard near Laramie Drive in Palm Coast. «Bay News 9, Jul 15»
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Kendrick Lamar: I'm not ready to stop using the N-word in my music
Kendrick Lamar is among many rappers who have tried to reclaim the N-word by using it in a positive way – and the artist doesn't see why he ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
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