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Definition of fundamentalism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fundamentalism

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    noun
    NAmE//ˌfʌndəˈmɛntlˌɪzəm//
     
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  1. 1the practice of following very strictly the basic rules and teachings of any religion
  2. 2(in Christianity) the belief that everything that is written in the Bible is completely true
fundamentalist
 
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NAmE//ˌfʌndəˈmɛntl̩ɪst//
 
noun
fundamentalist
 
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adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: fundamentalism