Vizierate Viz"ier*ate, n. [Cf. F. vizirat.] The office, dignity, or authority of a vizier. [1913 Webster]

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  • vizierate — və̇ˈzirə̇]t, ˈziˌrā] sometimes ˈvizēəˌrā]; usu ]d.+V noun ( s) 1. : the office, dignity, or authority of a vizier 2. : the term of office of a vizier …   Useful english dictionary

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