[ ah-chey-bey ]
/ ɑˈtʃeɪ beɪ /
Save This Word!
Chin·ua [chin-wah], /ˈtʃɪn wɑ/, 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Words nearby Achebe
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Achebe in a sentence
While Achebe stayed with the BBS, my father left to head up the relief effort.
So in this way, Achebe was with me at the beginning of my writing career.
Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian writer and statesman who changed African literature forever, has died at the age of 82.Chinua Achebe Dies: Beyond ‘Things Fall Apart,’ And His Best Books|The Daily Beast|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Things Fall Apart stood up and stood strong, as Achebe did throughout his career.Chinua Achebe Dies: Beyond ‘Things Fall Apart,’ And His Best Books|The Daily Beast|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As Ruth Franklin wrote in The New Yorker, Achebe practically invented the Great African Novel.Chinua Achebe Dies: Beyond ‘Things Fall Apart,’ And His Best Books|The Daily Beast|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Achebe
/ (əˈtʃeɪbɪ) /
Chinua. 1930–2013, Nigerian novelist. His works include Things Fall Apart (1958), A Man of the People (1966), and Anthills of the Savannah (1987)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012