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sharif

[ shuh-reef ]
/ ʃəˈrif /
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noun

a variant of sherif.

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Origin of sharif

First recorded in 1590–1600

Definition for sharif (2 of 2)

Sharif
[ shah-reef ]
/ ʃɑˈrif /

noun

a male given name: from an Arabic word meaning “exalted.”
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British Dictionary definitions for sharif

sharif
/ (ʃæˈriːf) /

noun

a variant transliteration of sherif
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