a member of the most westerly branch of the Slavs, comprising the Bohemians, or Czechs proper, and, sometimes, the Moravians.
the language of Bohemia and Moravia, a Slavic language similar to Slovak.
of or relating to the former Czechoslovakia, its people, or their language.
of or relating to the Czech Republic, its people, or their language.
- an·ti-Czech, adjective, noun
- non-Czech, adjective, noun
- pro-Czech, adjective, noun
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How to use Czech in a sentence
Since then, the Czech government has made efforts to get the country’s outbreak under control.COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong? | Madeline Roache | March 11, 2021 | Time
The 25-year-old Czech has been solid to start the season despite entering the year as the backup.Shorthanded Capitals edge the Islanders on Justin Schultz’s late goal | Samantha Pell | January 27, 2021 | Washington Post
I had my chance to stare down the Devil once as a child, when my parents visited their small group of Czech friends in Northern California.I brought my kids to the Devil for Christmas. And they’re fine. Right? | Petula Dvorak | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
At the end of August, as new infections began to rise, Prime Minister Andrej Babis overruled a decision by then-Czech Health Minister Adam Vojtech that would have made the wearing of face masks mandatory in public places and schools.Europe's Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here's Why | Madeline Roache | October 27, 2020 | Time
Olga Loblova, a Prague-based sociology research associate at the University of Cambridge, said the Czech government dismissed advice from public health experts at the end of summer, a move “that is now proving inadequate.”Europe's Second Wave of COVID-19 is Being Driven by Two Countries. Here's Why | Madeline Roache | October 27, 2020 | Time
The former Czech leader, once a global darling of libertarians, is losing friends fast.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute | James Kirchick | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Ambassador Shirley Temple Black attributed this to the “deeply risk-averse psychology of the Czech people.”
The wounded Czech soldier succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Prague on July 14.Downsizing the War: Layoffs and Yard Sales in Afghanistan | Nick Willard | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The bombing left another Czech soldier and eight others wounded.Downsizing the War: Layoffs and Yard Sales in Afghanistan | Nick Willard | August 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The following year, in 1998, the U.S. Senate voted 80 to 19 to admit Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic into NATO.
One of them spoke some Czech, tried to understand what was being said.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Denmark and Sweden followed suit with translations, and the expression “eternal Jew” passed as a current term into Czech.
An impressive phenomenon in the sunny afternoon; with Daun expectant of them, and the Czech populations well hidden underground!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVIII. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
High up on the steeple, mending the clock-hands or I know not what, hung in mid-air one Czech; the only living thing we saw.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
In the beautiful idea of Brezina, the Czech poet, all ideal aims are floating islands that recede as we approach them.mile Verhaeren | Stefan Zweig
British Dictionary definitions for Czech
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Czech Republic, its people, or its language
of, relating to, or characteristic of Bohemia and Moravia, their people, or their language
(loosely) of, relating to, or characteristic of the former Czechoslovakia or its people
the official language of the Czech Republic, belonging to the West Slavonic branch of the Indo-European family; also spoken in Slovakia. Czech and Slovak are closely related and mutually intelligible
a native or inhabitant of the Czech Republic
a native or inhabitant of Bohemia or Moravia
(loosely) a native, inhabitant, or citizen of the former Czechoslovakia
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