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western meaning

EN[-ɛstə(r)n]
US
WWestern
  • Western may refer to:
FR western

    Definition of western in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwesternsSUF-ern
    1. A film, or some other dramatic work, set in, the historic American West (west of the Mississippi river) typically focusing on a cowboys vs. Indians conflict (real or imaginary).
    2. Adjective
      1. Of, facing, situated in, or related to the west.
        1. Then everybody once more knelt, and soon the blessing was pronounced. The choir and the clergy trooped out slowly, […], down the nave to the western door. […] At a seemingly immense distance the surpliced group stopped to say the last prayer.
      2. (of a wind) Blowing from the west; westerly.
        1. Occidental.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The gap between Western and Eastern societies seems to be narrowing. ‎
            • The yardgrass (Eleusine indica) has similarly spread along roadside verges in western Africa and other tropical regions.
            • The cells were then treated with Oligonol at subtoxic concentrations and examined for lipid metabolism, cytokine production, and insulin signaling using quantitative RT-PCR and western blot analysis.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • "A Fistful of Dollars" and "Once Upon a Time in the West" are famous spaghetti westerns.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Adjectives ending in -en
              • Uncomparable adjectives
              • Morphemes
                • Suffixes
                  • Words by suffix
                    • Words suffixed with -en
                      • Adjectives ending in -en
                • Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                Related Links:
                1. fr western
                2. en westernmost
                3. en westerns
                4. fr westerns
                5. en westerner
                Source: Wiktionary

                Meaning of western for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "western" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives ending in -en and an uncomparable adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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