gezerah

noun
ge·​ze·​rah | \ gəˌzāˈrä, gzāˈ-; gəˈzā(ˌ) rä, ˈgzā(- \
plural gezeroth or gezerot\ gəˌzāˈrōt(h) , gzāˈ-​ ; gəˈzā(ˌ)rōs , ˈgzā(-​ \

Definition of gezerah

: a temporary rabbinical decree issued as a preventive measure to meet the needs of the time

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History and Etymology for gezerah

Hebrew gĕzerāh

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“Gezerah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gezerah. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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