aba

noun
\ə-ˈbä, a-, ˈä-bə\

Definition of aba 

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

Definition of ABA (Entry 2 of 3)

1 Amateur Boxing Association

2 American Bankers Association

3 American Bar Association

4 American Booksellers Association

Aba

geographical name
\ˈä-bä \

Definition of Aba (Entry 3 of 3)

town in southeastern Nigeria population 932,000

First Known Use of aba

Noun

1792, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aba

Noun

Arabic ʽabā'

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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 Johnson, U.S. News & World Report, 29 Dec. 2008

Legal Definition of ABA 

American Bar Association

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