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Israeli

[ iz-rey-lee ]
/ ɪzˈreɪ li /
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noun, plural Is·rae·lis, (especially collectively) Is·rae·li.
a native or inhabitant of modern Israel.
adjective
of or relating to modern Israel or its inhabitants.
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Origin of Israeli

First recorded in 1945–50; from Hebrew yisrāʿēlī, equivalent to Yisrā'ēl + a suffix indicating relationship or origin; see origin at Israel

OTHER WORDS FROM Israeli

an·ti-Is·rae·li, noun, adjectivepro-Is·rae·li, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Israeli

Israeli
/ (ɪzˈreɪlɪ) /

noun plural -lis or -li
a citizen or inhabitant of the state of Israel
adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of the state of Israel or its inhabitants
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