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(ˈkɑːdɪ; ˈkeɪdɪ)
n, pl -dis
(Islam) a variant spelling of cadi


(ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-)

n., pl. -dis.
a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
[1895–1900; < Arabic qādī judge]
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Noun1.qadi - an Islamic judge
judge, jurist, justice - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
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Akram Sheikh advocate prayed the court that he wanted to file application on behalf of Asif Luqman Qazi and Samia Rahil Qazi for their becoming party in the case because they want to pursue this case which was filed by their father Qazi Hussain Ahmad.
This is the golden opportunity for the rulers to galvanise the nation into an invincible entity by withdrawing army from FATA and taking bold steps for countering threats on eastern and western borders," said Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Ameer of JI.
Qazi pledged the full commitment of the UN to launching a pilot project in one of the three areas (most likely Blue Nile State) before the end of the year, noting that discussions to achieve this are well advanced between North and South DDR Commissions and the UN.
LAHORE -- Speakers of a national conference on Sunday paid tribute to former chief, Jamat e Islami, Qazi Hussain Ahmad late.
Chief Justice of BHC, Justice Qazi Esa Faez administered oath to the additional judges including Mohammad Kamran Mulakhail, Mohammad Ejaz Shah Swati and Shakeel Ahmed Baloch.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentary Leader in Punjab Assembly Qazi Ahmad Saeed Saturday said Asif Ali Zardari would initiate political activities from here after leaving presidential office.
NAWABSHAH -- The District administration has set up ten flood relief camps five each in Taluka Sakrand and Taluka Qazi Ahmed in view of expected floods in Shaheed Benazirabad district.
staff and infrastructure in Sudan," Qazi said, without specifying where the threat might come from.
ISLAMABAD -- A senior member of Afghan High Peace Council Qazi Amin Waqad has expressed the confidence that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would help promote peace process in Afghanistan.
ISLAMABAD -- The illegally detained religious scholar in occupied Kashmir Qazi Yasir was shifted to Soura Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar after his health deteriorated at Sadder Police Station in Islamabad town.
QUETTA -- Participants of Senior Management Course called on Chief Justice Balochistan High Court, Qazi Faez Esa here at BHC conference room on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Complete strike was observed in the Islamabad town on the 19th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri scholar, Qazi Nisar Ahmad in occupied Kashmir.