Idi [ee-dee] /ˈi di/ (Show IPA), (Idi Amin Dada) 1925?–2003, Ugandan dictator: president 1971–79; in exile from 1979.
variant of before a vowel.
Amin, whom we met in the park, says that his highs tend to extend and intensify whatever he was feeling already.
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On Thursday, Amin was accused of tax evasion and banned from leaving the country.
Egypt Braces For a Fight Mike Giglio June 27, 2013
Once there were six female ministers, Amin noted, and now there was only one.
Hillary Clinton’s War for Women’s Rights Gayle Tzemach Lemmon March 5, 2011
“We understood the message,” says Amin Ahmed Abid, a schoolteacher and activist from the Syrian city of Latakia.
Hostility to Syrian Refugees Rising Along Turkey’s Border Mike Giglio August 29, 2012
In fact, the Saudi regime actually paid Amin a large subsidy over the years to stay out of politics.
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Amin na lang kay nakatunub nà siyag unibirsidad, Just give in.
A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan John U. Wolff
Presently a general ‘Amin’ was intoned by the crowd at the conclusion of some long sentence.
Travels in Arabia Bayard Taylor
The congregation then disperses with loud shouts of “Amin, la illaha, etc.” All his sermons vary very little from the above.
Fire and Sword in the Sudan Rudolf C. Slatin
All seemed interested, and Amin as much so as a Turk ever does.
Extracts from the Diary and Correspondence of the Late Amos Lawrence; with a brief account of some incidents of his life Amos Lawrence
The head of the municipality is an officer called an Amin: we might style him the mayor.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20, September, 1877. Various
Lake Amin, Lake Idi Amin, a former official name for (Lake) Edward
Idi (ˈiːdiː). 1925–2003, Ugandan soldier; dictator and head of state (1971–79). Notorious for his brutality, he was overthrown and exiled
a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning “honest and faithful.”. Contemporary Examples Without it, the case would never have reached the desk of the family judge—another person who failed amina. A Rape Victim’s Suicide Proves Morocco’s Culture of Silence Must Go Laila Lalami March 15, 2012 On Jan. 1, 2008, teenage sisters amina […]
a female given name: from an Arabic word meaning “honest and faithful.”. Contemporary Examples Aminah Sawan, a 20 year old university student from the Damascus suburbs, was a survivor of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack. Obama Administration Stiffs Chemical Survivors on New Claim Josh Rogin, Noah Shachtman February 19, 2014 Some of those who […]
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of amino compounds, releasing the amino group and liberating nitrogen.
to introduce an amino group into (a compound). aminate am·i·nate (ām’ə-nāt’) v. am·i·nat·ed, am·i·nat·ing, am·i·nates To form or convert to an amine. To add an amino group to a compound.