fatwa

noun

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence
  • International Law

Definitions of fatwa

  • an official statement or order by a Muslim religious leader or cleric, often seen to be legally binding or creating a legal duty

    A Muslim scholar has issued a fatwa denouncing suicide bombings.

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