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(Arab., daʿā, ‘call’ or ‘summon’,

whence daʿwa). In Islam, supplication or personal invocation, ‘calling upon’ Allāh; private request or prayer, as contrasted with ṣalāt, the ritual worship.

Subjects: Islam.

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