What does shi'ite mean?

Definitions for shi'ite
ˈʃi aɪt; ʃiˈi, ˈʃi ishi'ite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shiite, Shi'ite, Shiite Muslim, Shi'ite Muslim, Shia Muslimnoun

    a member of the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shi'ite in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shi'ite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of shi'ite in a Sentence

  1. Sarkis Naoum:

    This step( attacking rebels in the north) opens the door to an open-ended war in the region and a declared( Sunni-Shi' ite) sectarian war which could in the long term transform to a second Afghanistan for the Russians, and they wo n’t be able to win it.

  2. Mustafa Alani:

    The security forces are very confident. The Shi'ite population is confined in certain places. They are a small minority compared to a big majority. They think they have the capability to control them.

  3. John Bolton:

    We are very concerned about the Quds Force and Qassem Soleimani using Shi'ite militia groups and others in Iraq as indirect ways to attack our embassy in Baghdad, consulate in Erbil, our various bases around the country.

  4. Foad Izadi:

    In the Assembly of Experts the principalists (hardliners) lost seats. That part is more complicated because the people sitting there are theologians, jurists not necessarily politicians, but they do have a lot of power, in the Shi'ite theology the leader is not infallible.

  5. Jamal Khashoggi:

    With Iran, it's an issue of religion, of Shi'ite expansionism, but for Russia it's about geopolitics and interests, so we can talk to the Russians.

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    very close or connected in space or time
    • A. tacky
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    • C. aculeate
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