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  • n. Alternative form of moodir.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as moodir.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An administrator. Specifically— In Turkey, the head of a “kasa,” or canton.
  • n. In Egypt, the governor of a district called a mudirieh, or province.

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Examples

  • If her son was such a mudir kabir, why should he have to go to Iraq in person?

    Day of Honey

  • To her, “bureau chief” sounded like a mudir kabir, a big boss.

    Day of Honey

  • The mudir was of no use whatever, but since I had not expected he would be, I was not put out.

    The Mummy Case

  • "The Father of Curses jests with his servant," said the mudir gravely.

    The Mummy Case

  • I had been making a visit to the mudir of the province through which we were passing, and, after pipes and coffee, and the usual ceremonies, I mounted my horse, and, at the head of my escort, rode out of the mudir's courtyard, when my eye was caught by the flutter of the robes of a woman in a garden across the road.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • Un par de horas después, Joan y el mudir se han sumergido en las profundidades del pozo funerario de Djehuty para topografiar en detalle la cámara sepulcral, no sólo la estructura, sino también los detalles más sobresalientes de la decoración y de la disposición del texto, las faltas de estuco y las grietas.

    Egyptology News

  • I knew that he was upset with me over something to do the director (“mudir”) and the directors’ car “ciarra”), but the rest took quite a while to workout.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Arabic Language Expertise in the Military

  • I knew that he was upset with me over something to do the director “mudir”) and the directors’ car “ciarra”), but the rest took quite a while to workout.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Arabic Language Expertise in the Military

  • Chan Majok, Western Bahr el Ghazal State Director for the Southern Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission, told Miraya 170 people arrived in Wau Town on 22 January and were staying at Khor-mudir Basic School.

    IRIN

  • Emerson, who had been studying the tumbled terrain with a thoughtful frown, replied to his son, "They are afraid of the mudir and his bullwhip, Ramses.

    The Mummy Case

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