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English definition of “church”


noun (ORGANIZATION)    /tʃɜːtʃ/ US  /tʃɝːtʃ/
[C or U] an official Christian religious organization: All the local churches were represented at the memorial service. He went on a walking trip with some of his friends from church.Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations [U] an occasion when this organization meets as a group of people: I'll see her after church. They go to church every Sunday. church servicesFollowers of religious groups the Church [S] Christian religious organizations: Some people think the Church shouldn't interfere in politics.Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations
(Definition of church noun (ORGANIZATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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