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jehad

(dʒɪˈhæd)
n
(Islam) a variant spelling of jihad

ji•had

or je•had

(dʒɪˈhɑd)

n.
1. a holy war undertaken as a sacred duty by Muslims.
2. any vigorous, emotional crusade for an idea or principle.
[1865–70; < Arabic jihād struggle, strife]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jehad - a holy war waged by Muslims against infidels
war, warfare - the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
2.jehad - a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
nisus, pains, striving, strain - an effortful attempt to attain a goal
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He said that name of Islam and Jehad was being defamed as Islam did not allow to kill even an animal during Jehad.
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Jehad Kazim, director of legal services, Dubai Chamber, said: "The new UAE Commercial Companies Law No.
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LAHORE -- Former Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Syed Munawar Hasan, has said that Jehad and Qital were permissible for the Muslims only in the name of Allah, and fighting for any personal cause, prejudice, property and wealth was nothing but mischief.
The meeting was attended by human resources executive director Ali Zubari, sports affairs executive director Jehad Khalfan and women's sport committee chairwoman Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa.
Iraq's oil exports are falling behind by 300,000-400,000 barrels because of cessation of export via Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline since last March, Ministry spokesman Assem Jehad said in a statement, a copy of which received by KUNA.
Moody's established its office in Dubai in early 2007, and is now firmly established as a major rating agency in the region," said Jehad El-Nakla, the general manager of Moody's Middle East office.
Jehad Kazim, Director, of Legal Services, Dubai Chamber, said that the visit to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority was very useful as it opened up the doors to enhanced cooperation and exchange of expertise and knowledge for better serving the business community of Dubai as she lauded the excellent role played by the TRA in elevating the quality of e-services in the country while upgrading it to global standards.
Jehad Kazim, Director, of Legal Services, Dubai Chamber , said that the visit to the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority was very useful as it opened up the doors to enhanced cooperation and exchange of expertise and knowledge for better serving the business community of Dubai as she lauded the excellent role played by the TRA in elevating the quality of e-services in the country while upgrading it to global standards.
Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza received here today the Executive Vice President of the Bahrain District Cooling Company (Tabreed) Jehad Amin, who was accompanied by Tabreed's Regional Commercial Director Sudheer Perla and Sales & Marketing Manager Wassim Farrage.