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(French safi)
(Placename) a port in W Morocco, 170 km (105 miles) northwest of Marrakech, to which it is the nearest port. Pop: 470 000 (2003)


(ˈsæf i)

a seaport in W central Morocco, on the Atlantic Ocean coast. 376,038.
Also, Saf′fi.
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Sidorov, turning to the French, winked, and began to jabber meaningless sounds very fast: "Kari, mala, tafa, safi, muter, Kaska," he said, trying to give an expressive intonation to his voice.
Mohammad Ibrahim Shinwari, during the introduction of the new head of the Office, have been grateful for the services of Professor Kamal al-Din Amini, who have recently been assigned to another task, and have pleaded with my dear Mustafa Zia ul-Haq Safi from my hometown.
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Talking to reporters, Dr Safi said that total 228,000 children below five years of age would be vaccinated across the agency.
Explaining the tasks, Safi said that 11 government departments including the education, finance, excise, health and energy were tasked to simplify their procedures which are followed for performing businesses relating to general public and 36 such procedure were simplified through which a person has to pass.
For more than six years, Safi has produced high-quality water sourced from tertiary treated wastewater at the Ajman Sewage Treatment Plant, and provided it to various district cooling plants, ready mix and cement factories, as well as hydrotesting companies, that require a reliable source of water with stringent quality parameters, and at a competitive rate, said a statement from the company.
The Safi Rania Gold range, highly effective for women in the 25-40 age-group, contains 24 carat gold particles and natural ingredients that lead to supple, brighter and youthful skin.
Safi Airways currently operates a fleet of four aircraft; two Airbus A319s, one A320 and one Boeing 767.
Safi was a 6-month-old boy in significant respiratory distress.
The financing secured by Safi Energy includes $900 million from the Bank of Japan , $500 million from Moroccan banks Attijariwafa Bank and BNP's BMCI and $485 million from international banks from France and Britain, MAP said.
As the new William and Bettye Martin Musham Director for Islamic Studies, Safi will oversee DISC, the university's hub of teaching, learning and research about Islam and Muslim communities.
The prize Safi received was a medal and an amount of USD 6000.