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In South Asia: a clerk, especially one in judicial, civil service, or police employment.
Mid 18th century. From Urdu muḥarrir writer, clerk, scribe and its etymon Persian muḥarrir writer from Arabic muḥarrir elegant or correct writer, editor, active participle of ḥarrara to write correctly or elegantly.
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