mujahid


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mu·ja·hid

 (mo͞o-jä′hĭd′)
n. pl. mu·ja·hi·deen or mu·ja·hi·din (mo͞o-jä′hĕ-dēn′)
1. One engaged in a jihad, especially as a guerrilla warrior.
2. One of the Muslim guerrilla warriors that resisted the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980s with the support of the United States and Pakistan.

[Ultimately (partly via Persian) from Arabic mujāhid, one who fights in a jihad, active participle of jāhada, to fight; see ghd in Semitic roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mujahid - a Muslim engaged in what he considers to be a jihad
mujahadeen, mujahadein, mujahadin, mujahedeen, mujahedin, mujahideen, mujahidin - a military force of Muslim guerilla warriors engaged in a jihad; "some call the mujahidin international warriors but others just call them terrorists"
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
Translations
mudžahedin
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LAHORE -- Mujahid Force and Elite Force jointly held a flag march on different areas of the city on Thursday to maintain law and order situation on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and urs of Hazrat Data Gunj Bakhush.
LAHORE -- Chinese Consul General in Lahore Yu Boren called on Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran at new campus on Tuesday.
LAHORE -- Punjab University Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has said training programmes would bring positive change in culture of public sector institutions and enhance efficiency of organizations.
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Khalid Jan, Umar Zazai, Sardar Khattak, Mujahid Chambili and Mirwais Chambili all pleaded not guilty to the murder of Ikram Ullah Khan when they appeared at the city's crown court.
Prem makes his proud step after just helping Cardiff Cricket Club's senior side to win the South Wales Premier League and Welsh Cup, sharing 73 wickets with 14-yearold leg-spinner Mujahid Ilyas, who will join him at the Academy.
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Mujahid and Ahmad Salman have started 174 Solar, a small company with five employees that offers everything from solar panels for personal use to rooftop setups to help power the home.
The group added that the document includes detailed list of names of many officials and areas where troops will be deployed for election duty, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said.
Several attackers stormed the compound," said Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban.
Safi Ur Rehman Mujahid of Al Hassan Engineering was named as Engineer of the Year at the COnstruction Week Oman Awards 2014.
On the other hand, Taliban Spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said 19 security officers were killed and six others were wounded during the clash.