[ wahft ]
/ wɑft /
a nationalist party in Egypt.
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Origin of Wafd
< Arabic: literally, deputation
OTHER WORDS FROM WafdWafd·ist, noun, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for wafd
We had the Wafd Party, which used to get about 90 percent of the votes; Egyptians were voting for liberal parties.Freed Activist Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad on Egypt’s Future|David Keyes|June 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for wafd
/ (wɒft) /
a nationalist Egyptian political party: founded in 1924 and dissolved in 1952
Derived forms of WafdWafdist, noun, adjective
Word Origin for Wafd
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