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  1. hudud, hudood(noun)

    Islamic laws stating the limits ordained by Allah and including the deterrent punishments for serious crimes

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  1. Hudud

    Hudud is the word often used in Islamic literature for the bounds of acceptable behaviour and the punishments for serious crimes. In Islamic law or Sharia, hudud usually refers to the class of punishments that are fixed for certain crimes that are considered to be "claims of God." They include theft, fornication and adultery, consumption of alcohol or other intoxicants, and apostasy.

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