Definition of munsif in English:

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munsif

Pronunciation: /ˈmuːnsɪf/

noun

Indian
A judge.
Example sentences
  • The munsif said his explanation was not acceptable, and hoped that a similar situation would not recur.
  • Besides these there are the temporary courts of additional civil judge and of four additional munsifs.
  • The selected candidates are appointed as sub-judges or munsifs in law courts or also as chief judicial magistrates

Origin

Persian and Urdu, from Arabic munṣif 'just or honest'.

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