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(ʃəˈriːə) or


(Islam) the body of canonical law based on the Koran that lays down certain duties and penalties for Muslims
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Noun1.sharia - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
fatwa - a ruling on a point of Islamic law that is given by a recognized authority
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
hudood, hudud - Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes


sharia [ʃəˈriːə]
ncharia f
modif [law, court] → de la charia
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DGCX has been working with Ayedh Dejem Group from Saudi Arabia to launch the Sharia Spot Gold contract, which will be the GCC's first Sharia-compliant Spot Gold product to be listed on a regulated and reputed exchange platform.
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2), and Sharia is "the sum of enforceable legal norms dealing with obligations and rights between humans" (p.
Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE, announced that it hosted the 2 nd UAE Sharia Departments Forum at the Palace Downtown on 22 nd April, 2017.