Definition of 'oriental'
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British English: oriental /ˌɔːrɪˈɛntl/ ADJECTIVE
You use oriental to talk about things that come from places in eastern Asia.
He was an expert in oriental art.
- American English: oriental
- Arabic: شَرْقِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oriental
- Chinese: 东方的
- Croatian: istočnjački
- Czech: orientální
- Danish: orientalsk
- Dutch: oosters
- European Spanish: oriental Oriente
- Finnish: itämainen
- French: oriental
- German: orientalisch
- Greek: ανατολίτικος
- Italian: orientale
- Japanese: 東洋の
- Korean: 동양의
- Norwegian: orientalsk
- Polish: orientalny
- European Portuguese: oriental
- Romanian: oriental
- Russian: восточный
- Spanish: oriental
- Swedish: orientalisk
- Thai: ซึ่งเกี่ยวกับประเทศในเอเชียตะวันออก
- Turkish: oryantal
- Ukrainian: східний
- Vietnamese: thuộc phương Đông
Definition of oriental from the Collins English Dictionary
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