What does FATWA mean in Arabic?

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A fatwa is simply an opinion handed down by an Islamic scholar about some aspect of Islamic law. For Sunni Muslims, a fatwa is a non-binding opinion. (Arabic)

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What does FATWA mean?

fat•wa(n.)
an Islamic religious decree issued by the ‘ulama.

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