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agnostic

noun [C] uk   /æɡˈnɒs.tɪk/  us   /-ˈnɑː.stɪk/
someone who does not know, or believes that it is impossible to know, if a god exists: Although he was raised a Catholic, he was an agnostic for most of his adult life.
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agnostic

adjective uk   /æɡˈnɒs.tɪk/  us   /-ˈnɑː.stɪk/

agnostic adjective (BELIEF)

having the beliefs of an agnostic

agnostic adjective (COMPUTING)

specialized computing relating to hardware or software that can be used with many different types of platform (= system)
agnosticism
noun [U] uk   /æɡˈnɒs.tɪ.sɪ.zəm/  us   /-ˈnɑː.stə-/
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