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vizier

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Officials
viziervi‧zier /vəˈzɪə $ -ˈzɪr/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGOan important government official in some Muslim countries in the past
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vizierIt comes from a text on the duties of a vizier and was probably copied from a much earlier document.A second-rate Egyptologist unearths the diary of Eye, the grand vizier of the boy-king Tut.The ageing king, Al-Kadir, was murdered and one of his viziers proclaimed the new overlord.After 13 years as a slave, Joseph becomes Pharaoh's vizier.
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