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ha·kim 1

also ha·keem (hä′kēm)
A doctor, especially one who practices traditional medicine, in a predominantly Muslim culture.

[Arabic ḥakīm, wise, wise man, from ḥakama, to judge, decide; see ḥkm in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]

ha·kim 2

An honorific traditionally applied to a Muslim ruler, provincial governor, or judge.

[Arabic ḥākim, active participle of ḥakama, to decide, govern; see ḥkm in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.hakeem - a Muslim physician
Moslem, Muslim - a believer in or follower of Islam
doc, doctor, physician, Dr., MD, medico - a licensed medical practitioner; "I felt so bad I went to see my doctor"
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Similarly those who wished to travel to Sukkur from Lahore can use both motorways M-3 (Lahore-Abdul Hakeem) or M-4 to take M-5 as M-3 and M-4 are joined with each other at Abdul Hakeem.
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PESHAWAR -- Chairman District Advisory and Development Council (DADC) Swat, Fazal Hakeem on Monday directed hospital administration of Saudu Sharif Central Hospital Swat to provide better treatment facilities to patients around the clock.
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress leader and former Minister Rauff Hakeem MP told the Parliament yesterday, responding to news reports that cast doubts about their actual resignations, that the mass resignation of Muslim Parliamentarians from all Cabinet Ministerial, State and Deputy Ministerial portfolios was with effect from last Monday (03).
It is pertinent to mention that IHC in 2013 had termed the appointment of former FBR chairman Ali Arshad Hakeem as illegal.
City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education Minister Rauff Hakeem said that the lack of common service corridors is the main reason the roads are frequently dug by different institutions.
Lahore- Abdul Hakeem Motorway (M-3) were the major achievements ofNational Highway during previous year.
Hakeem, 43, has been charged with four counts of criminal trespass to a vehicle, according to a news release from the Buffalo Grove Police Department.
MULTAN -- Three suspects, including a woman, were arrested from Multan on Tuesday after Mohammad Saeed Butt - a senior Journalist of an Urdu daily (Khabrain) and former president of press club, was shot dead by two unidentified armed men at a shop in Khanewal district's Abdul Hakeem town last night.
MULTAN -- A senior journalist of an Urdu daily and former Multan Press Club president Saeed Butt was shot dead on Monday night by two assailants at a shop in Abdul Hakeem area.
He said that Hakeem was a dedicated worker who rendered unparalleled services for the Kashmir cause.
In the room, Abdoul Hakeem Mohd Ali, who was the sixth suspect, had asked Zulfarhan Osman several questions but the victim was said to have twisted his replies prompting Abdoul Hakeem to punch his stomach twice, followed by another accused, Muhammad Danial Firdaus Azmir.