[ ar-uh-bist ]
/ ˈær ə bɪst /
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Example sentences from the Web for arabist
The only Arabist with real knowledge of the country was a holdover from the previous administration.‘The Endgame’ Is A Well Researched, Highly Critical Look at U.S. Policy in Iraq|John Barry|September 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It's a memoir of growing up as the son of an itinerant Arabist foreign service officer.
British Dictionary definitions for arabist
/ (ˈærəbɪst) /
a student or expert in Arabic culture, language, history, etc
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