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atheist

noun [C] uk   /ˈeɪ.θi.ɪst/ us  
someone who believes that God does not exist
atheism
noun [U] uk   /-ɪ.zəm/ us  
atheist
adjective uk   ( also atheistic,   /ˌeɪ.θiˈɪs.tɪk/   ) us  
Translations of “atheist”
in Korean 무신론자…
in Arabic مُلحِد…
in Portuguese ateu, ateia…
in Catalan ateu, -ea…
in Japanese 無神論者…
in Italian ateo, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無神論者…
in Russian атеист…
in Turkish Tanrı'nın varlığına inanmayan, tanrıtanımaz, ateist…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无神论者…
in Polish ateist-a/ka…
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