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English definition of “conviction”

conviction

noun [C/U] (BELIEF)   /kənˈvɪk·ʃən/
a strong belief that is not likely to change, or the strong feeling that your beliefs are right: [C] He has no ability to communicate his convictions. [U] His followers believed with varying degrees of conviction.
(Definition of conviction noun (BELIEF) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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