Adjective "saudi" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈsaʊdi//ˈsɔːdi/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to Saudi Arabia or its ruling dynasty.
  1. 'The theme park was bailed out by Saudi royalty ten years ago and the company's future is again dependent on its shareholders.'
  2. 'But Indians work there as employees of Kuwaiti or Saudi companies.'
  3. 'When universities in Saudi Arabia began opening in the 1960s, the number of Saudi students abroad decreased.'
  4. 'Withdrawals by Saudi investors may amount to $200 billion, adding to the recent decline in the value of the US currency.'
  5. 'Until 1964, Saudi girls were not allowed to go to school.'
  6. '‘It is like an old company challenged by modernization,’ says one Saudi professional.'
  7. 'Many are contemplating anew what would happen if Saudi oil supplies were interrupted, even temporarily.'
  8. 'The first oil was produced in the 1930s and in the 1940s and '50s Saudi oil exports began to bring in colossal wealth.'
  9. 'I used to sneak into bars when I was 18 with some Saudi princes who were studying in the States.'
  10. 'According to the movie, these Saudi investors own about 7 percent of the U.S. economy.'

noun

A citizen of Saudi Arabia, or a member of its ruling dynasty.
  1. 'The prince understands that forcing the U.S. into a recession makes Americans buy less gasoline, causing the Saudis to make less money.'
  2. 'Problems such as these, as well as drastic cultural differences, have limited the number of marriages between Saudis and Americans.'
  3. 'A mass exodus of Western oil technicians could also have a long-term impact on the Saudis ' ability to manage their industry.'
  4. 'Don't forget that these were the days of Iranian revolution, which frightened the Saudis also.'
  5. 'The oil companies contend there may be too little gas under some of the tracts to justify the billions of dollars worth of installations that the Saudis want.'
  6. 'The official language of Saudi Arabia, spoken by virtually all Saudis, is Arabic.'
  7. 'The Iranian Revolution of 1979 was a blow to the Saudis ' hard-won hegemony - the greatest threat since Nasser.'
  8. 'While Fahd and his family enjoyed the excesses of Western life, they insisted that Saudis adhere to the Wahhabi puritanical strain of Islam.'
  9. 'Egyptians, Saudis, Syrians, etc. would describe themselves as ‘Arab’.'
  10. 'But the Saudis need oil prices to stay around $24 to keep their economy humming.'

Definitions

1. a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia. adjective

2. of, relating to, or characteristic of Saudis or Saudi Arabia.

More examples(as adjective)

"presses can be saudi."

"newspapers can be saudi."

"princes can be saudi."

"bins can be saudi."

"corps can be saudi."

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Origin

(Saudi)From the name of Abdul-Aziz ibn Saud( 1880–1953), first king of Saudi Arabia.