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worship

verb  /ˈwɜr·ʃɪp/ us  

worship verb (PRAY)

[I/T] (-p-, -pp-) to pray to God or a god: [I] They went on a pilgrimage to India to worship at the holy Buddhist shrines there. [I/T] (-p-, -pp-) To worship is also to go regularly to a place for religious ceremonies: [I] They work for the same company, socialize together, and worship at the same church.

worship verb (ADMIRE)

[T] to feel a lot of love and admiration for someone or something: As kids, we worshiped our Aunt Martha, who let us sleep late and took us to great places.

worship

noun [U]  /ˈwɜr·ʃɪp/ us  

worship noun [U] (PRAYER)

A house/place of worship is a building for religious ceremonies and prayer.
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