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Line breaks: pat|wari
Pronunciation: /pʌtˈwɑːri/

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Definition of patwari in English:

noun (plural patwaris)

A government official who keeps records regarding the ownership of land.


from Hindi paṭwārī, from Sanskrit paṭṭa 'document' + pāla 'keeper'.

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