Definition of creed noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kriːd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kriːd//
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  1. 1[countable] a set of principles or religious beliefs people of all races, colours and creeds discrimination on the basis of race, colour or creed What is his political creed?
  2. 2the Creed [singular] a statement of Christian belief that is spoken as part of some church services
  3. Word OriginOld English, from Latin credo.Extra examples It’s really a reformist rather than a revolutionary creed. The creed of individualism prevailed in the 1980s. We welcome people of all races, colours and creeds.
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