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[fik] /fɪk/
noun, Islam.
the system of jurisprudence: the legal foundation of Islamic religious, political, and civil life.
Also, fikh.
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((Arabic: "understanding"), Muslim jurisprudence; i.e., the science of ascertaining the precise terms of the Shari'ah, or Islamic law. The collective sources of Muslim jurisprudence are known as usul al-fiqh.

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