Definition of izzat in English:


Syllabification: iz·zat
Pronunciation: /ˈizət


Honor, reputation, or prestige: the izzat of the household was at stake
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  • The concept of dowry is so deeply rooted that even young women and men who seek to rebel against society by opposing dowry cannot do it wholeheartedly because there are issues of family honour (maanam, izzat, maan etc.) at stake.
  • It's the power and prestige, respect, izzat, that becomes primary.
  • To Asian families izzat - honour - is all important.


Persian and Urdu, from Arabic ῾izza 'glory'.

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