G20 The group of twenty major world economies, its full official title being the ‘Group of Twenty Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’. The twenty economies are: South Africa, Canada, Mexico, the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Note that these are not necessarily nation states, as evidenced by the European Union. Nor are these the sole attendees at summits; invitees from outside the G20 are also included.
Gabriel, Jibra’eel, Jibreel The name of the angel who delivered Allah’s revelations to the Prophet Muhammad. The angel Gabriel also features heavily in Jewish and Christian scripture; he is best known in popular Christianity for revealing to the Virgin Mary that she would give birth to a child and that she should name him Jesus.Ghafara (verb in past tense) to forgive, to cover up (sins).
A characteristic of God.Ghaflah heedlessness, forgetfulness of God, indifferenceGhayb the unseen, unknown.Ghan?mah spoils of war, booty. GDP Shortened form of gross domestic product.gestation period In biology, the gestation period is the time an unborn offspring spends in the womb or, more accurately, the time between conception and birth.
In humans, for example, this is well known as being nine months, but it differs for other animals. In business terms, gestation period is an analogy of this concept and can mean one of several things. Some people treat it as meaning the time from first imagining a business idea to its going on sale. For others, it is the time between the first advance payment or payment on account and the completion of a project. The meaning of the phrase in a given situation will be clearer in its actual context.ghaarim, gharim (pl. gharimun) A person who is in so much in debt that even if the debts are paid off his or her assets will still not reach the minimum threshold of zakat (nisaab).
One of eight groups specified in the Qur’an as being eligible to receive zakat. Shafi’i and Maliki jurists decided to divide gharimun into two categories, which reflect the benefits to society: those whose debts were incurred by the debtor seeking to benefit themselves; and those whose debts were caused by helping others.