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iftar

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Pronunciation: /ˈɪftɑː
 
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Definition of iftar in English:

noun

The meal eaten by Muslims after sunset during Ramadan.
Example sentences
  • After the award ceremony and Iftar (a typical Ramadan meal), the celebration continued with music and dancing.
  • Ramadan is followed by Iftar, a sumptuous banquet where friends and family gather to celebrate the break of fast.
  • As the time for the evening Iftar - the breaking of the Ramadan fast - drew closer, the squatters became more desperate.

Origin

Ottoman Turkish ifṭār, from Arabic ifṭar 'break a fast'.

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