mukataa


Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mukataa - an Arabic word for headquarters or administrative center; "Arafat was holed up in the mukataa of his West Bank compound"
central office, headquarters, main office, home base, home office - (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies have their headquarters in New York"
Arabic, Arabic language - the Semitic language of the Arabs; spoken in a variety of dialects
References in periodicals archive ?
Once inside Arafat's headquarters, the Mukataa, he even joined a line of schoolchildren to have his picture taken with the president.
Ayni donem mukataa sahibi kadinlardan biri de Sabik Reisulkuttap Suleyman Feyzi Bey'in kizi Atiyetullah Hanim olup; Bosna, Uskup, Kostendil ve tevabii Duhan Gumrugu Mukataasinin dortte bir hissesine sahiptir (Dingec, 2010: 20).
A friend of Arafat and Abbas since the 1950s, when they lived in exile in Qatar and Kuwait, Natsheh says his powers extend to every government department and ministry, all the way up to the presidency, known as the Mukataa. Asked if he would be prepared to investigate the Mukataa if he had reason to, he does not hesitate.
Spread as much as you can: Invitation: The social network sites of Palestinian boys invite you to many angry marches in the West Bank and in the security zones and the Mukataa headquarters [the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority]--burn them because they are the reason for the Mahmoud Abbas betrayal of our brothers in Gaza.