[ kah-duh-ree-yuh ]
/ ˌkɑ dəˈri yə /
noun Islam. (in classical thought)
the group who defended free will against the doctrine of predestination.
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Origin of Qadariyah
< Arabic qadariyyah, derivative of qadarī Qadarite (equivalent to qadar fate + -ī suffix of appurtenance)
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