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

 

Jainism

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒeɪnɪzəm//
 
[uncountable] Types of belief
 
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an Indian religion whose principles include not harming any living creature and a belief in reincarnation (1) See related entries: Types of belief