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Vizier

high-ranking political advisor or minister

A vizier [3] is an Arabic word for a kind of government official.[4][5] A vizier would usually work for a Muslim monarch like a Caliph or a Sultan.

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  1. "Vizier | Define Vizier at Dictionary.com". Dictionary.reference.com. Retrieved 2010-03-12.
  2. Grammatical vowel changes are common in many western Asian languages.
  3. /vɪˈzɪər/, rarely /ˈvɪzjər/;[1] or وزير‎ in Arabic script (Persian, Urdu and Arabic); Hindi: वज़ीर; sometimes spelled vazir, vizir, vasir, wazir, vesir, or vezir.[2]
  4. http://www.answers.com/topic/vizier#Dictionary_d
  5. http://www.wordnik.com/words/vizier

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