Islam Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “Islam” in the English Dictionary

"Islam" in British English

See all translations

Islamnoun [U]

uk   /ˈɪz.lɑːm/ /ˈɪz.læm/ us   /ˈɪz.lɑːm/ /ˈɪz.læm/
the Muslim religion, and the people and countries who believe in it

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

Islamic
adjective uk   /ɪzˈlæm.ɪk/ /ɪzˈlɑː.mɪk/ us   /ɪzˈlæm.ɪk/ /ɪzˈlɑː.mɪk/
Islamic culture/beliefs/art/law
(Definition of Islam from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Islam" in American English

See all translations

Islamnoun [U]

us   /ɪsˈlɑm, ɪz-/ us   /ˈɪs·lɑm, ˈɪz/
a religion based on a belief in one God and the teaching of Muhammad: Islam is the religion of the Muslims.
Islamic
adjective [not gradable] us   /ɪsˈlɑ·mɪk, ɪz-, -ˈlæm·ik/
Islamic art an Islamic country
(Definition of Islam from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Islam”
in Korean 이슬람…
in Arabic الإسْلام…
in Malaysian Islam…
in French Islam…
in Russian ислам…
in Chinese (Traditional) 伊斯蘭教, 伊斯蘭教信徒, 伊斯蘭教國家…
in Italian islamismo…
in Turkish Müslümanlık, İslamiyet, İslamlık…
in Polish Islam…
in Spanish islam, Islam…
in Vietnamese đạo Hồi…
in Portuguese islamismo…
in Thai ศาสนาอิสลาม…
in German der Islam…
in Catalan islam…
in Japanese イスラム教…
in Chinese (Simplified) 伊斯兰教, 伊斯兰教信徒, 伊斯兰教国家…
in Indonesian Islam…
What is the pronunciation of Islam?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“Islam” in British English

“Islam” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ultraviolet

Ultraviolet light has a wavelength that is after the violet (= light purple) end of the range of colours that can be seen by humans. Light of this type causes the skin to become darker in the sun.

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More