Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to Accad: Acadian, ACAD


see AkkadAkkad
, ancient region of Mesopotamia, occupying the northern part of later Babylonia. The southern part was Sumer. In both regions city-states had begun to appear in the 4th millennium B.C. In Akkad a Semitic language, Akkadian, was spoken.
..... Click the link for more information.


, Accad
1. a city on the Euphrates in N Babylonia, the centre of a major empire and civilization (2360--2180 bc)
2. an ancient region lying north of Babylon, from which the Akkadian language and culture is named
References in periodicals archive ?
Accad joined Gulf Bank in 2009 and was instrumental in steering the lender out of its worst financial difficulties.
Conclusion: Religious Claims and Human Response," Nickel acknowledges that the second part of the project proposed by Accad in 2003--an investigation into where, when, and under what circumstances the doctrine of textual falsification developed and came to be the predominant Islamic position--is beyond the scope of the present investigation.
Aila Accad, RN, MSN, "Your Stress-Busters Expert" is an award-winning speaker, bestselling author and certified well-being coach with Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in nursing, who specializes in quick ways to release stress and reclaim that energy to live your fullest life and achieve your highest purpose.
Accad was speaking to local Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Rai.
Accad said the bank's 2010-2011 rebuilding plan aims at consolidating its position locally, strengthening its infrastructure and building a "fortress" balance sheet.
Are Evelyne Accad, Leila Ahmed, Mai Ghoussoub, miriam cooke, Amal Amireh, Therese Saliba, Evelyne Accad, Fawzia Afzal Khan, Marnia Lazreg, and a host of other scholars quoted in the book "delocalized" feminists?
Laforgia, Monotonicity results for the gamma function, Atti Accad.
CEO Michel Accad said the bank posted operating profit of 147 million dollars in the July-September period, but all were transferred into precautionary provisions against bad debt.
BARATELLA, Bounds for the error term in Hilb formula for Jacobi polynomials, Atti Accad.
In a paper on sexuality and sexual politics in the Middle East, the Lebanese feminist critic, Evelyne Accad (1991: 240), refers to her meeting with Ilham Bint Milad, a Tunisian feminist, who feels that the silence of Tunisian feminists falls over three main spheres--the feminine body, women's personal relationships, and sexual identity.
Misys and Arab Bank have a long history of successful partnership, and I am delighted we are enhancing that with our addition of the Islamic Equation service," comments Assistant Arab Bank CEO Michel Accad.