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How did Ibn Abd al-Wahhab derive the third nullification of Islam: "whoever does not make takfir to the mushrikin ... he has disbelieved"?

I'm interested in this quote from ibn Abd al-Wahhab (who is described as the founder of Wahhabism on Wikipedia): ... the Third Nullification from the nullifications of Islām which the Shaykh ...
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What exactly is takfir (declaration of disbelief)?

Wikipedia writes: Takfir or takfeer (Arabic: تكفير‎ takfīr) is... one Muslim declaring another Muslim as a non-believer (kafir). Takfir, Wikipedia I had thought this definition was clear and ...
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