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 (ăf′rēt′, ə-frēt′)
Variant of afreet.
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(ˈæfriːt; əˈfriːt)
(Non-European Myth & Legend) a variant spelling of afreet
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or af•rit

(ˈæf rit, əˈfrit)

a powerful evil demon or monster in Arabian myths.
[1795–1805; < dial. Arabic ‘afrīt < Pahlavi āfrītan]
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Brigadier Hamid Saeed Al Afrit, Deputy Director General of Security and Ports at Abu Dhabi Police, urged the public to desist from practices that may lead to material losses, environment pollution, or fires and put the safety of the community and property at risk.
In this version, Night 602 tells the story of a girl held captive by an Afrit who betrays him with every man she meets, collecting their seal rings as trophies, a story which parallels one of the adventures of King Shahryar and his brother in the frame story.
The pacing suddenly picks up, however, at the midway point when Azra discovers that her father's plots in Janna hinge on her powers, that she is the only one who can stop the Afrit from overpowering the human world, and that everyone she loves is in danger.
Summary: Colonel Hamid Said Al Afrit, head of the Weapons and Explosives Department at the Directorate General of the Security and Ports Affairs at Abu Dhabi Police, said the value of the weapons sold reflects the turnout at the exhibition.
Peu connu du grand public marocain, cet heritier de la chanson traditionnelle maghrebine allant de Hocine Slaoui a Dahmane El Harrachi, en passant par Cheikh El Afrit, Bey a developpe une vision musicale personnelle.
In Arabian myth, what was an afreet or afrit? monster.
"Verkeerswaarneming" (27) is verder die veelseggende beskrywing van 'n padwoedeinsident tussen 'n "wit madam" en 'n taxidrywer: "spoeg die bestuurder [.] op die ruit van die wit mevrou/en dis nie eintlik toe nie, maar toe sy sonder skok/en met 'n tipe takt haar veers aansit/dat ek besef (en hierso neem ek my afrit)/ons gaan dit nie haal nie, ons land is gefok."
Customers wanting to sign-up for AFRIT email notifications should log on to AEF Online at and click the AFRIT button at the top of the page.
Monica word op pad van Soweto by 'n afrit na die snelweg geskiet, sy bevind haarself dikwels alleen op pad na Ella se woonstel in die Johannesburgse middestad; ook Ella is dikwels op pad na die hospitaal, na haar werk, na die park ...
(26.) Letter, AAF TTC to CG, HQ AAF (Attn: AFRIT), Subject: Weather Officers (Colored), 26 Feb 42 [apparently a typo; the outgoing date/time-stamp reads 27 Feb 1943] with 1st Indorsement to CG AAF TTC, 7 Apr 1943, Consolidated File, 220.765-3, IRIS 146003, AFHRA.