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Muslim

noun [C] (also Moslem) uk   /ˈmʊz.lɪm/  us   /ˈmɑː.zlem/
a person who follows the religion of Islam
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Muslim

adjective uk   /ˈmʊz.lɪm/  us   /ˈmɑː.zlem/
Muslim people follow the religion of Islam: a Muslim country/state a Muslim family
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Translations of “Muslim”
in Arabic مُسْلِم…
in Korean 이슬람교도…
in Malaysian Muslim…
in French musulman/-ane…
in Turkish Müslüman…
in Italian musulmano, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 穆斯林,伊斯蘭教信徒,回教徒…
in Russian мусульманин…
in Polish Muzułma-nin/nka…
in Vietnamese tín đồ Hồi giáo…
in Spanish musulmán…
in Portuguese muçulmano, -a…
in Thai มุสลิม…
in German der Moslem, moslemisch…
in Catalan musulmà, -ana…
in Japanese イスラム教徒…
in Indonesian Muslim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 穆斯林,伊斯兰教信徒…
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