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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of waqf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The granting or dedication of property in trust for a pious purpose, that is, to some object that tends to the good of mankind, as to support a mosque or caravansary, to provide for support of one's family, kin, or neighbors, to benefit some particular person or persons and afterward the poor, etc.; also, the trust so created, or the property in trust.


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