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



BrE BrE//ˈmeθədɪzəm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmeθədɪzəm//
[uncountable] Types of belief
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the beliefs and practices of the Methodists (= members of a Christian Protestant Church that broke away from the Church of England in the 18th century) Some historians have argued that it was Methodism that prevented revolution in Britain between 1789 and 1848. See related entries: Types of belief