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Definition 1: (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah - [noun denoting food]

(halal is a kind of ...) the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food

(halal belongs to category ...) the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

"Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion" "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

Definition 2: conforming to dietary laws - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where halal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • halal meat
  • a halal kitchen

(halal is similar to ...) ritually clean or pure

(halal belongs to category ...) the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran

"Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion" "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

Definition 3: proper or legitimate - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where halal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the fund earns halal profits in full compliance with the Shari'a

(halal is similar to ...) marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

"proper medical treatment" "proper manners"

(halal belongs to category ...) the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed

"sharia is only applicable to Muslims" "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"

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