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English definition of “devout”

devout

adjective     /dɪˈvaʊt/
believing strongly in a religion and obeying all its rules or principles: a devout Buddhist/Christian/churchgoerWorshipping a god devoutness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Worshipping a god
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