What does shi‘ite mean?

Definitions for shi‘ite

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shi‘ite.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Akram Shahab:

    They spray-painted (Shi’ite) on the gate to alert the other militia groups.

  2. Mustafa Alani:

    Abadi is caught between two fires: the Sunni hardliners and the Shi'ite hardliners.

  3. Mustafa Alani:

    Actually, I think this is partly about Shi'ite terrorism, because nobody is putting any effort into fighting that.

  4. Sadoun Muhsin al-Kilabi:

    It has no sectarian dimension. It only has a security dimension: to protect the people, Sunni and Shi'ite alike, from the destruction of Daesh.

  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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