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English definition of “evangelical”

evangelical

adjective (OPINIONS)    /ˌiː.vænˈdʒel.ɪ.kəl/
having very strong beliefs and often trying to persuade other people to have the same beliefs: Why is it that people who've given up smoking become so evangelical and intolerant of other smokers?Excited, interested and enthusiastic evangelicalism     /-ɪ.zəm/ noun [U] Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
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