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[ Sephardic Hebrew vah-ahd; Ashkenazic Hebrew vah-ahd ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew vɑˈɑd; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈvɑ ɑd /

noun, plural va·a·dim [Sephardic Hebrew vah-ah-deem; Ashkenazic Hebrew vah-ah-dim] /Sephardic Hebrew vɑ ɑˈdim; Ashkenazic Hebrew vɑˈɑ dɪm/. Hebrew.

a Jewish council offering advice on or having authority over certain community affairs.

Nearby words

v6, v8, va, va-va-voom, va., vaad, vaal, vaasa, vac, vaca, cabeza de, vacancy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vaad

  • But others say the Vaad never had a place or a purpose at all.

    At Orthodox Sex-Abuse Trial, Little-Known Enforcement Group Comes to Light|Allison Yarrow|December 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
  • Although her car had tinted windows, she said she was convinced a dark car with the Vaad logo was following her.