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evangelical

adjective (RELIGION)    /ˌiː.vænˈdʒel.ɪ.kəl/
belonging to one of the Protestant Churches or Christian groups that believe the teaching of the Bible and persuading other people to join them to be extremely important: the Evangelical movementChristian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church evangelical     noun [C] The new Archbishop is an evangelical.Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church evangelicalism     /-ɪ.zəm/ noun [U] Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of evangelical adjective (RELIGION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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