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Qadariyah

or Qa·da·ri·ya

[ kah-duh-ree-yuh ]
/ ˌkɑ dəˈri yə /
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noun Islam.(in classical thought)
the group who defended free will against the doctrine of predestination.
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Origin of Qadariyah

First recorded in 1890–95; from Arabic qadariyyah, derivative of qadarī Qadarite
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