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[kah-dee, key-] /ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-/
noun, plural qadis.
a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
Origin of qadi
< Arabic qādī judge Unabridged
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  • qadi, however, purchased the food stamp benefits for less than their full value from the beneficiaries in exchange for cash.
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/ˈkɑːdɪ; ˈkeɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dis
a variant spelling of cadi
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