What does tribal mean?

Definitions for tribal
ˈtraɪ bəltrib·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tribaladjective

    relating to or characteristic of a tribe

    "tribal customs"

Wiktionary

  1. tribalnoun

    A design or image that has been influenced by indigenous peoples; especially such a tattoo

  2. tribaladjective

    Of, or relating to, tribes

  3. tribaladjective

    Based on or organized according to tribes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tribaladjective

    of or pertaining to a tribe or tribes; as, a tribal scepter

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tribal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tribal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of tribal in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Reese:

    I know that there is a lot of hope that tribes might become these safe havens for abortion care, particularly since a lot of tribes are blue leaning areas within a large swath of red states, however, that's a lot to put on Indian Country. I don't think that that's fair. And frankly, it's putting a lot of political and legal risk on tribal sovereignty.

  2. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    This process was earlier sometimes delayed by bureaucracy in Baghdad, but occasionally also in Washington. That is why we are now expediting delivery of essential equipment and material, like anti-tank capabilities and counter-IED equipment, to the Iraqi security forces -- including Kurdish and Sunni tribal forces.

  3. Jamal Khashoggi:

    I think he will continue with Abdullah's reforms. He realises the importance of this. He's not conservative in person, but he values the opinion of the conservative constituency of the country, king Abdullah was willing to challenge the conservatives, but not to crush them. Salman respected the status quo. He wanted reform but was very much connected to the tribal mentality, the conservative nature of his constituency.

  4. Jamal Khashoggi:

    I think he will continue with Abdullah's reforms. He realizes the importance of this. He's not conservative in person, but he values the opinion of the conservative constituency of the country, king Abdullah was willing to challenge the conservatives, but not to crush them. Salman respected the status quo. He wanted reform but was very much connected to the tribal mentality, the conservative nature of his constituency.

  5. Abu Hazaa:

    We are a tribal society, we have our customs and traditions and nobody can contravene them.

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