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Definition of emirate noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    emirate

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈemɪərət//
     
    , BrE//ˈemɪrət//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈemərət//
     
     
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  1. 1the position of an emir
  2. 2an area of land that is ruled over by an emir the United Arab Emirates
  3. 3the period of time that an emir rules
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: emirate