Definition of mahurat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//məˈhuːrət//
    ; NAmE NAmE//məˈhuːrət//
    (Indian English)
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  1. 1a time to begin a project, hold a ceremony, etc. that is likely to bring success in the future A mahurat must now be chosen for the wedding.
  2. 2a ceremony to announce the start of something, especially work on a new film The mahurat was attended by the entire cast and crew. the mahurat shot (= the first scene filmed)