Meaning of “jihad” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “jihad” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jihadnoun [ C/U ]

us /dʒɪˈhɑd/

an often violent effort by some Muslim people to defend their religion against those who they believe want to destroy it

(Definition of “jihad” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)