Definition of Mukhabarat in English:

Mukhabarat

(also Mukhabaret, Muqabarat)

noun

  • In certain Arabic-speaking countries: the intelligence agency; the secret police.

Origin

1960s. From Arabic muḵābarāt (short for qalam al-muḵābarāt (or similar), intelligence bureau), plural of muḵābara information.

Pronunciation

Mukhabarat

/mʊˈkabərat//mʊˈhabərat/