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e·mir

 (ĭ-mîr′, ā-mîr′) also a·mir (ə-mîr′, ā-mîr′)
n.
A prince, chieftain, or governor, especially in the Middle East.

[French émir, from Arabic 'amīr, commander, prince, from 'amara, to command; see ʔmr in Semitic roots.]

emir

(ɛˈmɪə)
(in the Islamic world) n
1. (Islam) an independent ruler or chieftain
2. (Islam) a military commander or governor
3. (Islam) a descendant of Mohammed
Also spelt: amir
[C17: via French from Spanish emir, from Arabic `amīr commander]

e•mir

(əˈmɪər, eɪˈmɪər)

n.
1. a prince, commander, or head of state in some Islamic countries.
2. a title of honor of the descendants of Muhammad.
3. (cap.) the former title of the ruler of Afghanistan.
4. a title of certain Turkish officials.
[1615–25; < Arabic amīr commander]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emir - an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)emir - an independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
Arabia, Arabian Peninsula - a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf; strategically important for its oil resources
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Translations
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ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court on Monday acquitted life sentence convict Aamir Sohail while maintained the life imprisonment of other accused Muhammad Khan.
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