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or sha·ha·dah  (shə-hä′də)
The central statement of faith in Islam, recited ceremonially by new converts and consisting of an affirmation of the uniqueness of God and of Muhammad as God's prophet.

[Arabic šahāda, a witnessing, testimony, shahada, from šahida, to bear witness, testify, confirm; akin to Aramaic səhed, to bear witness.]
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Noun1.shahadah - the first pillar of Islam is an affirmation of faith
pillar of Islam - (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
witness - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
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Mark promises to tell the story of this tricky enterprise, aided by aspiring actors and comics Faisal Abu Alhayjaa and Alaa Shehada who live there.
To remove organic contaminants, the surface of SOI-NW sensor chip was treated with isopropanol and then silanized in 3% APTES solution during 60 min at room temperature to provide amino functionality of the surface analogously to the technique described by Shehada et al.