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muf·ti 1

 (mŭf′tē, mo͝of′-)
n. pl. muf·tis
A Muslim scholar who interprets the shari'a.

[Arabic muftī, one who gives legal opinions, active participle of 'aftā, to decide by legal opinion; see ptw in Semitic roots.]

muf·ti 2

 (mŭf′tē)
n. pl. muf·tis
Civilian dress, especially when worn by one who normally wears a uniform.

[Probably from mufti.]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
1. (Islam) a Muslim legal expert and adviser on the law of the Koran
2. (Islam) (in the former Ottoman empire) the leader of the religious community
[C16: from Arabic muftī, from aftā to give a (legal) decision]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
(Clothing & Fashion) civilian dress, esp as worn by a person who normally wears a military uniform
[C19: perhaps from mufti1]

muf•ti

(ˈmʌf ti)

n., pl. -tis.
1. civilian clothes, as worn by a person who usu. wears a uniform.
2. a Muslim legal adviser consulted in applying the religious law.
[1580–90; < Arabic muftī literally, a person who delivers a judgment; sense of definition 1 is obscurely derived]

mufti

- Civilian clothes worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
See also related terms for uniform.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious lawmufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
grand mufti - the chief mufti of a district
jurist, legal expert - a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
2.mufti - civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
Translations
مفت
مفتی
मुफ़्ती
muftija
mufti
muftijaмуфтија
مفتی

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] N in mufti(vestido) de paisano

mufti

[ˈmʌfti] n
in mufti → en civil

mufti

n (= clothing)Zivil (→ kleidung f) nt; in muftiin Zivil

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] n in muftiin borghese
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