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n. 酋长, 王子, 村长, 族长, 教长, 导师, 有威信的丈夫



    sheik
    [ noun ]
    1. the leader of an Arab village or family

    2. <noun.person>
    3. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance

    4. <noun.person>


    Sheik \Sheik\, n. [Ar. sheikh, shaykh, a venerable old man, a
    chief, fr. sh[=a]kha to grow or be old.]
    The head of an Arab family, or of a clan or a tribe; also,
    the chief magistrate of an Arab village. The name is also
    applied to Mohammedan ecclesiastics of a high grade. [Written
    also {scheik}, {shaik}, {sheikh}.]

    1. Nevertheless, just a few blocks from Mr. Tofeileh's apartment, one American investment is taking the sheik's assurances seriously.
    2. The Israeli move apparently was an effort to trade the sheik for Israeli prisoners and Western hostages held in Lebanon.
    3. "I don't know him, I don't wish to ever meet him," she said of the sheik. "This man didn't come down for half an hour and I said thank you and I left.
    4. Ten years ago: The FBI's "Abscam" political corruption probe came to light with reports that undercover agents had posed as businessmen offering bribes on behalf of a phony Arab sheik.
    5. (The sheik and government of Abu Dhabi still retain 77% of the bank.) The 1970s were the best of times for BCCI.
    6. One of his co-investors in the U.S. says he believes the sheik has also invested with members of the Saudi royal family.
    7. They suggest that far from being a hapless bystander in BCCI's affairs, the sheik and his government were major participants in the bank's business, sometimes even treating it as a kind of global piggy bank.
    8. But "Yamani" does depict accurately the sheik's role in global oil affairs.
    9. President Bush said he himself wouldn't like such work: "Would I like to go out there, leave my job and go to work for this sheik when I get through being president?
    10. Federal agents questioned Abdel-Rahman about the Nov. 5 assassination of Kahane but found no evidence the sheik knows El Sayyid A. Nosair, the Egyptian immigrant charged in the slaying, the Times said.
    11. "Here you learn Islam in its true form, and Islam by nature is a moderate religion that rejects violence," says Abdul Ghafar Aziz, a senior sheik in beard and long robes who wears the Al Azhar trademark, a red fezlike cap with a white band.
    12. The sheik, still lean and ruggedly handsome, has lunch with a large group of government officials and retainers, with servants eating alongside them at the table.
    13. In a related case last week, a West German court dismissed a suit filed against GM by a Saudi Arabian sheik, who claimed that GM deceived him into investing in IBH.
    14. The dispute began Saturday, when Miss Gabor canceled an appearance with the sheik to promote the project, Christenson said Sunday.
    15. The sheik was banned by the State Department from entering the United States but illegally obtained a tourist visa from the U.S. Embassy in Sudan and arrived July 18, the newspaper said.
    16. The pro-Iranian group called the Organization of the Oppressed on Earth said it killed him in July after Israel kidnapped a Hezbollah sheik.
    17. Privately, administration officials thanked Sen. Dole for chastising Israel, though they don't blame the terrorists' hanging of Higgins on the Israeli kidnapping of a Lebanese sheik.
    18. Of some 200,000 Rwallah clansmen, "I would say less than 5 percent are still moving, even less than that," the sheik says.
    19. At least twice a year since 1956, the sheik has visited Saudi Arabia, which finances pilgrimages to Mecca for thousands of Nigerians each year and has contributed to building numerous Nigerian mosques.
    20. The unknown Pakistanis bearing gifts were eventually granted an audience with the sheik.
    21. The president of the federation of gulf states, Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, is the late sheik's brother-in-law.
    22. The sheik's winning offer: $10.2 million.
    23. Sheik Zayed and the state-owned Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, which the sheik and his family effectively control, would become the bank's majority shareholders, making the bank a government-owned institution.
    24. The desert gathering, arranged by the U.S. Embassy, was a private affair held in the ruins of an 80-year-old sheik's palace, within sight and smell of Bahrain's oil and gas fields.
    25. Defense analysts say that one sheik in the north can call on as many as 30,000 men.
    26. The actress-socialite _ recently in the news for slapping a police officer _ demanded travel expenses and in the course of discussions with an aide, said she had reservations about the sheik's character, Christenson said.
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