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sharia

noun [U] uk ( also shariah)   /ʃəˈriː.ə/ us  
the holy laws of Islam, which cover all parts of a Muslim's life: sharia law
Translations of “sharia”
in Chinese (Traditional) 伊斯蘭教教法…
in Russian шариат…
in Turkish Şarya, İslâm'ın kutsal yasası/kuralı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伊斯兰教教法…
in Polish szariat…
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