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Pakistani

[ pak-uh-stan-ee, pah-kuh-stah-nee ]
/ ˌpæk əˈstæn i, ˌpɑ kəˈstɑ ni /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Pakistan or its inhabitants.
noun, plural Pa·ki·sta·nis, Pa·ki·sta·ni.
a native or inhabitant of Pakistan.
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Origin of Pakistani

First recorded in 1935–40; Pakistan + a suffix indicating relationship or origin

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British Dictionary definitions for Pakistani

Pakistani
/ (ˌpɑːkɪˈstɑːnɪ) /

noun
a native or inhabitant of Pakistan
adjective
of or relating to Pakistan or its inhabitants
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