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

     

    puritanism

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈpjʊərɪtənɪzəm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpjʊrɪtənɪzəm//
     
    [uncountable] Types of belief
     
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  1. 1Puritanism the beliefs and practices of the Puritans See related entries: Types of belief
  2. 2very strict moral attitudes See related entries: Types of belief
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