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Definition of evangelical adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˌɛvənˈdʒɛlɪkl//
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  1. 1of or belonging to a Christian group that emphasizes the authority of the Bible and the importance of people being saved through faith They're evangelical Christians.
  2. 2wanting very much to persuade people to accept your views and opinions He delivered his speech with evangelical fervor.
  3. evangelicalism
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  4. NAmE//ˌivænˈdʒɛlɪkəˌlɪzəm//
    , NAmE//ˌɛvənˈdʒɛlɪkəˌlɪzəm//
    noun [uncountable]
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