from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Hafiz fl. 14th century. Persian poet whose sensuous rhyming couplets, many of which concern love, wine, and nature, are traditionally interpreted allegorically by Sufic Muslims.


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  • Adding to the absurdity, Rafik's uncle Hafiz, always known as Uncle Hafiz, is a cardboard sheik/mafia don.

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  • His suspicions centre solely upon a certain Hafiz Cassimi, son of the Turkish-Egyptian banker of that name.

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  • I cannot think of any other book that is completely memorized around the globe by individuals, called Hafiz, many of whom don't even understand or speak the language.

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  • There's a great Sufi poet called Hafiz, and he had this really tiny, little three-line poem called "The Great Religions."

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  • Book of Job, as a piece of Arabian poetry, like the songs of some man called Hafiz; talked about Johannine Gospels and Pauline Epistles; and, altogether, left us to think that, by something called Ritschlian interpretations, the whole Bible was knocked into a cocked hat.

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  • After a several months, Zaman called Hafiz over the phone again and met him on the third floor of Rapa Plaza in Dhaka some time in January 2002 and they talked business.

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  • After paying some taka 18 lakh in this way, Zaman finally called Hafiz to Dhaka to reveal his real identity in February 2004.

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  • Meanwhile, the movie will also be available in Bahasa Malaysia, featuring the voice of Akademi Fantasia 7 winner Mohd Hafiz Mohd Suip (aka Hafiz AF7) as Ben.


  • Rashid believes that Hendrawan's presence will benefit the back-up and elite back-up players and he is not against the idea of Hafiz and Beng Hong training under the Indonesian.

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  • He is known by his chosen pen name, "Hafiz," a word that designates someone who has memorized the Quran.

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