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irade

[Turkish ih-rah-de]
noun
  1. a decree of a Muslim ruler.
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Origin of irade

1880–85; < Turkish < Arabic irādah will, wish
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Historical Examples

  • A written decree of an Ottoman sultan is also termed an irade, the word being taken from the Arab.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4

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British Dictionary definitions for irade

irade

noun
  1. a written edict of a Muslim ruler
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Word Origin

C19: from Turkish: will, desire, from Arabic irādah
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