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haram Line breaks: haram
Pronunciation: /hɑːˈrɑːm/

Definition of haram in English:


Forbidden or proscribed by Islamic law.
Example sentences
  • According to some Ulama, smoking is haram (strictly prohibited).
  • When I heard about it, I prayed to God that no Muslims in America did it because such is haram [forbidden in Islam].
  • First, it subjects the process of earning to certain divine injunctions, which clearly define the limits of halal and haram.


From Arabic ḥarām 'forbidden'. Compare with harem.

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