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English definition of “church”


noun [C/U] (ORGANIZATION)   /tʃɜrtʃ/
a Christian religious organization: [U] He went on a trip with some of his friends from church. Church is also a group of people meeting for a religious gathering: [U] I’ll see you after church. A church is also one of the larger divisions within Christianity: [C] The Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches have many similarities. Church can also mean organized religion generally: [U] The separation of church and state is an important feature of the US Constitution.
(Definition of church noun (ORGANIZATION) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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