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Definition of Akali in English:
noun (plural Akalis)
A member of a Sikh political group.
- Political interference in religious matters of the Sikh community by the Akalis witnessed many unpleasant happenings in the last three years.
- Philosophically speaking, Akali and Khalsa and Sikh are synonymous.
- Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal has made a valiant attempt to put Sikh, or rather Akali, particularism in a national framework.
From Punjabi akālī, literally 'follower of the Immortal One'.
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