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[mass noun] (in Islamic law) a form of divorce initiated by the wife, which is effected by the return of her husband's wedding gift.Compare with talaq
dissolution, annulment, official separation, judicial separation, separation, disunion, break-up, split, split-up, severance, rupture, breach, partingView synonyms
- ‘The bright aspect of the mosque is that it will provide an opportunity to women to seek help of their counterparts in cases of divorce, khula, etc.’
- ‘The right to divorce has been given to the husband as a means of ending the marriage, while a wife is given the right to end the marriage by ‘khula’.’
From Arabic ḵul retreat, renunciation.
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