karma noun definition in Types of belief topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

karma

 noun: Types of belief topic
1 (in Buddhism and Hinduism) the sum of somebody’s good and bad actions in one of their lives, believed to decide what will happen to them in the next life2 good/bad karma (informal) the good/bad effect of doing a particular thing, being in a particular place, etc. Vegetarians believe that eating meat is bad karma.