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Synonyms for Afghan
ˈæf gæn, -gənAfghan

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  1. Afghannoun

    Pashtun, Pashto

  2. Afghannoun

    A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.

    Pashto, Pashtun

  3. Afghannoun

    A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut, popular in Australia and New Zealand.

    He will be in Afghan for another six months.

    Pashtun, Pashto

Princeton's WordNet

  1. afghannoun

    a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl

    sheepskin coat

  2. Afghan, Afghanistaninoun

    a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

    sheepskin coat

  3. Pashto, Pashtu, Paxto, Afghani, Afghannoun

    an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

    sheepskin coat

  4. sheepskin coat, afghannoun

    a coat made of sheepskin

    afghan, sheepskin coat

  5. Afghan hound, Afghanadjective

    tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East

    sheepskin coat

  6. Afghani, Afghan, Afghanistaniadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people

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  1. List of paraphrases for "afghan":

    afghans, afghanistan, afghani, afghanis

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  1. Jeanne Shaheen:

    Secretary Pompeo's refusal to commit to including Afghan women in US-led negotiations with the Taliban is both a moral and foreign policy failure for The Trump administration.

  2. Jake Sullivan:

    We are running biometric and biographic background checks on Afghan evacuees before bringing them to the United States, everyone is being vetted at some point, at least once or twice.

  3. Hamidullah Habib:

    They are very good partners with the Afghan government in providing assistance to children in need, but unfortunately, their projects are based on foreign funds. So when the funding ends, the project is over.

  4. Thomas Steinkraus-Koch:

    This (WhatsApp) chat and questioning of a suspect has shown that the Afghan met the gunman directly before the gun attack at what was later the scene of the crime.

  5. Joni Ernst:

    Afghan women and girls made significant strides under the Afghan government — earning college degrees, joining the workforce, and participating in public life, because of America’s withdrawal, Taliban rule of the country now puts that progress — and their basic human rights — at risk.

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