sawm

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Noun1.sawm - the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan
abstinence - act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
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Ozgur BILGIN TOPCUOGLU (1,2), Ozlem ORUC (3), Sema SARAC (3), Gulgun CETINTAS AFSAR (3), Kayihan ULUC (2)
En el amplio expediente, tianguistas independientes de la zona de Los Pedregales acusan a Luis Enrique Miranda --quien encabezo una de las planillas en la delegacion-- de exigirles su afiliacion al PRD y a una organizacion denominada ORUC.