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fundamentalism

noun [U]  us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təlˌɪz·əm/
the belief that the traditional principles of a religion or set of beliefs should be maintained
fundamentalist
noun [C]  us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
She is religious but not a fundamentalist.
fundamentalist
adjective  us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
fundamentalist groups
Translations of “fundamentalism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 原教旨主義, (基督教的)基要主義…
in Russian фундаментализм…
in Turkish köktencilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原教旨主义, (基督教的)基要主义…
in Polish fundamentalizm…
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