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diwan

(dɪˈwɑːn)
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
2. (Historical Terms) a variant of dewan, divan2, divan3, divan4, divan5
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Noun1.diwan - a Muslim council of state
privy council - an advisory council to a ruler (especially to the British Crown)
2.diwan - a collection of Persian or Arabic poems (usually by one author)
anthology - a collection of selected literary passages
3.diwan - a Muslim council chamber or law court
boardroom, council chamber - a room where a committee meets (such as the board of directors of a company)
chamber - a room where a judge transacts business
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The meeting discussed the draft of (Diwans Audit Reports and Actions Quality) Directory that was prepared by Bahrain s National Financial and Administrative Audit Court (NFAAC) in accordance with the visions of the Diwans in accordance with the international standard No.
Riyadh, May 30 (ONA) The 12th two-day meeting of the Diwans of Audit and Accounting Representatives Committee in the AGCC states was concluded today in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The numerous editions or versions of his diwans which were issued between the 1920s and 1990s in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Prague do not include all of his poetry.