aba

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noun \ ə-ˈbä , a- , ˈä-bə \

Definition of aba

1 :a loose sleeveless outer garment worn as traditional dress by men in the Middle East
2 :a fabric woven from the hair of camels or goats

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Origin and Etymology of aba

Arabic ʽabā'


ABA

abbreviation

Definition of ABA

1 Amateur Boxing Association
2 American Bankers Association
3 American Bar Association
4 American Booksellers Association

Aba

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geographical name \ ˈä-bä \

Definition of Aba

town in southeastern Nigeria population 932,000

Medical Dictionary

ABA

abbreviation

medical Definition of ABA

applied behavior analysis
  • The hardships for military families are compounded by the realities of frequent moves that disrupt or end altogether treatment programs such as applied behavior analysis therapy, or ABA, which medical experts say makes a huge difference in the lives of autistic children.
  • —Kimberly JohnsonU.S. News & World Report29 Dec. 2008

Law Dictionary

ABA

abbreviation

legal Definition of ABA

American Bar Association

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