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[moo-tah-zuh-lahyt] /muˈtɑ zəˌlaɪt/

noun, Islam.
a member of a medieval theological sect (Mutazila) that maintained that nothing but eternity could be asserted regarding Allah, that the eternal nature of the Koran was questionable, and that humans have free will.
a member of an 8th-century liberal Muslim sect, later merged into the Shiahs


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