Definition of 'tribe'
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And it is possible to be a member of more than one tribe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The problem here is not one of warring tribes, suddenly robbed of a common enemy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You're in this tribe of people and to get anyone's attention you better tell a good joke or be entertaining. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'm like one of those people from a tribe who feels as though they're having their soul stolen from them by a camera. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Why not this ancient and eccentric tribe? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The new elite is divided up into distinct groups and tribes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They may learn the history and songs of their tribe or people. The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)They are most ferocious when one of their tribe is attacked. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The two tribes race each other to claim food and snorkelling apparatus. The Sun (2006)It is entirely based on a hierarchy of races and tribes. Travels with Rosinante (1990)He said it was safe because the streets had been secured by the army and local tribes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At the same time politicians have increasingly been deprived of the automatic support of their tribe or social class. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a good chance that it will play a pivotal role in helping tribes to understand one another. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Another is that our empathy appears to be limited to those we identify as part of our own family or tribe. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has long been used by Amazonian tribes and has become popular with tourists in recent years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What about the tribes of the American northwest? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Under the doctrine of multiculturalism, society has fractured into competing tribes and groups. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Rainforest tribes have long used the sap for treating wounds, because of its anti-inflammatory properties. The Sun (2012)But the Bible speaks of the shared sin of the people, of their family or tribe or culture. Christianity Today (2000)And, like many remote cultures and tribes, it can only be understood by examining its internal logic. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A long legal dispute over the issue has left the largest Native American tribe without a leader. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'tribe'
British English: tribe /traɪb/ NOUN
Tribe is sometimes used to refer to a group of people of the same race, language, and customs, especially in a developing country.
...300 members of the same tribe.
- American English: tribe
- Arabic: قَبِيلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tribo
- Chinese: 部落
- Croatian: pleme
- Czech: kmen lidí
- Danish: stamme personer
- Dutch: stam volksstam
- European Spanish: tribu
- Finnish: heimo
- French: tribu
- German: Volksstamm
- Greek: φυλή
- Italian: tribù
- Japanese: 部族
- Korean: 부족
- Norwegian: stamme
- Polish: plemię
- European Portuguese: tribo
- Romanian: trib
- Russian: племя
- Spanish: tribu
- Swedish: stam
- Thai: เผ่า
- Turkish: kabile
- Ukrainian: плем'я
- Vietnamese: bộ tộc
Definition of tribe from the Collins English Dictionary
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