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noun [S or U]     /ˈjuː.kər.ɪst/ specialized
the Christian ceremony based on Jesus Christ's last meal with his disciples (= the first twelve men who believed in him) or the holy bread and wine used in this ceremony → See also CommunionReligious ceremonies and prayers eucharistic     /ˌjuː.kərˈɪs.tɪk/ adjective Religious ceremonies and prayers
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