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Rif

 (rĭf)
See Er Rif.

RIF

abbr.
reduction in force
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Rif

(rɪf) or

Riff

;

Rifi

(ˈrɪfɪ)
npl Rifs, Riffs, Rifis, Rif, Riff or Rifi
1. (Peoples) a member of a Berber people, inhabiting the Atlas Mountains in Morocco
2. (Languages) Also called: Rifian or Riffian the dialect of Berber spoken by this people
3. (Placename) See Er Rif
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Rif

(rɪf)

n.
a mountainous coastal region in N Morocco.
Also called Er Rif.

RIF

(rɪf)

n.
a reduction in force.
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