- a decree of a Muslim ruler.
Origin of irade
1880–85; < Turkish < Arabic irādah will, wish
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A written decree of an Ottoman sultan is also termed an irade, the word being taken from the Arab.
- a written edict of a Muslim ruler
Word Origin for irade
C19: from Turkish: will, desire, from Arabic irādah
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