WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
be•lief /bɪˈlif/USA pronunciation n. 
  1. [countable] something believed:a deep belief in his ability to succeed.
  2. [uncountable] confidence in the truth or existence of something not immediately susceptible to rigorous proof:My belief in God has nothing to do with my scientific inquiries.
  3. [uncountable] confidence; faith;
    trust: children's belief in their parents.
  4. Religion[countable] something believed as a part of faith:religious beliefs.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

belief /bɪˈliːf/ n
  1. a principle, proposition, idea, etc, accepted as true
  2. opinion; conviction
  3. religious faith
  4. trust or confidence, as in a person or a person's abilities, probity, etc

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