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noun [countable] sheik pronunciation in American English /ʃik/sheik pronunciation in American English /ʃeɪk/
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or sheikh sheik pronunciation in American English

  1. 1
    a male leader in an Arab country. The area or country that he rules is called a sheikdom.


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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