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sheikh

noun [C] uk ( also sheik)   /ʃeɪk/ /ʃiːk/ us  
an Arab ruler or head of a group of people
Translations of “sheikh”
in Chinese (Traditional) (阿拉伯)酋長,部落首領…
in Russian шейх…
in Turkish Şeyh…
in Chinese (Simplified) (阿拉伯)酋长,部落首领…
in Polish szejk…
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