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Wazir (Arabic: وزير‎) is an official title, meaning Minister in several West and South Asian languages. Its equivalent in English is vizier. The style comes from the Arabic word wezr (Arabic ِوِزر), which means "burden". Thus, a wazir is literally someone who helps carry a burden, by helping the head of the state get the job done. It is also used as a family name.

Wazir may refer to:


  • Vizier, vazir or wazir, a high-ranking official, such as the Chief Minister of Muslim regimes starting with the Abbasid Caliphate.
  • "Vezér", a Hungarian word, means a high-ranking official, a leader, can be originated from the verb "vezet" (to lead).



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