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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals.

Usage examples (35)
  • That genie is out of the bottle or out of the pipeline.
  • Too bad for us the genie is being let out of the bottle.
  • Regarding the eco-system, the genie is out of the bottle.
  • The multicultural entitlement genie is out of the bottle. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "genie" (a spirit that can grant wishes) can grant the intelligent wishes of many "genii" (more than one genius).
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