Christianity

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 [ˌkrɪstiˈænɪti]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
Chris•ti•an•i•ty /ˌkrɪstʃiˈænɪti/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Religionthe Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern, and Orthodox churches.
  2. ReligionChristian beliefs or practices.
  3. Religion Christendom.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
Chris•ti•an•i•ty  (kris′chē ani tē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -ties. 
  1. Religionthe Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches.
  2. ReligionChristian beliefs or practices;
    Christian quality or character:Christianity mixed with pagan elements; the Christianity of Augustine's thought.
  3. Religiona particular Christian religious system:She followed fundamentalist Christianity.
  4. Religionthe state of being a Christian.
  5. ReligionChristendom.
  6. Religionconformity to the Christian religion or to its beliefs or practices.
  • Latin, as above
  • Middle French
  • Latin chrīstiānitāt- (stem of chrīstiānitās), equivalent. to chrīstiān- Christian + -itāt- -ity; replacing Middle English cristiente
  • Middle English cristianite 1250–1300


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

Christianity /ˌkrɪstɪˈænɪtɪ/ n
  1. the Christian religion
  2. Christian beliefs, practices or attitudes
  3. a less common word for Christendom



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