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Definition of sahib noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sahib

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noun
BrE BrE//sɑːb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//sɑːb//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈsɑːɪb//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːɪb//
 
 
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used in India, especially in the past, to address a European man, especially one with some social or official status Word OriginUrdu, via Persian from Arabic ṣāḥib ‘friend, lord’.

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