Definition of evangelist noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    evangelist

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    NAmE//ɪˈvændʒəlɪst//
     
     
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  1. 1a person who tries to persuade people to become Christians, especially by traveling around the country holding religious meetings or speaking on radio or television see also televangelist
  2. 2Evangelist one of the four writers (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) of the books called the gospels in the Bible
NAmE//ɪˈvændʒəˌlɪzəm//
 
noun [uncountable]
evangelistic
 
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NAmE//ɪˌvændʒəˈlɪstɪk//
 
adjective an evangelistic meeting evangelistic zeal
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