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



    BrE BrE//ˌiːvænˈdʒelɪklɪzəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌiːvænˈdʒelɪklɪzəm//
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  1. 1the strong belief of some Christian groups in the authority of the Bible and the importance of people being saved through faith At school she became a convert to evangelicalism.
  2. 2actions or words that you use to try to persuade people to accept views or opinions that you strongly believe are correct