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Definition of Hasidism noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Hasidism

 noun
(also Hassidism) noun
NAmE//ˈhɑsɪˌdɪzəm//
 
, NAmE//ˈxɑsɪˌdɪzəm//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a form of the Jewish religion which has very strict beliefs
Hasid (also Hassid)
 
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NAmE//ˈhɑsɪd//
 
, NAmE//ˈxɑsɪd//
 
noun
Hasidic (also Hassidic)
 
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NAmE//hɑˈsɪdɪk//
 
, NAmE//xɑˈsɪdɪk//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Hasidism