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Definition of religious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[only before noun] connected with religion or with a particular religion religious beliefs/faith religious education (= education about religion) religious instruction (= instruction in a particular religion) religious groups objects that have a religious significance a religious house (= a monastery or convent )
  2. 2(of a person) believing strongly in the existence of a god or gods synonym devout His wife is very religious.
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noun [uncountable]
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