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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.]
n. pl. muf·tis
Civilian dress, especially when worn by one who normally wears a uniform.
[Probably from mufti.]
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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]
n, pl -tis
(Clothing & Fashion) civilian dress, esp as worn by a person who normally wears a military uniform
[C19: perhaps from mufti1]
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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]
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mufti- Civilian clothes worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
See also related terms for uniform.
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|Noun||1.||mufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law|
grand mufti - the chief mufti of a district
|2.||mufti - civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform|
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mufti[ˈmʌftɪ] N in mufti → (vestido) de paisano
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in mufti → en civil
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mufti[ˈmʌftɪ] n in mufti → in borghese
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