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faith

noun (RELIGION)    /feɪθ/
B2 [C] a particular religion: the Muslim/Christian/Jewish/Buddhist faith They were persecuted for their faith. He was forced to practise his faith in secret. a multi-faith society They were brought up in the true faith (= the religion which the speaker believes is the only true one).Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations B2 [U] strong belief in God or a particular religion: Even in the bad times she never lost her faith. Her faith in God was shattered when her baby died. It's my faith that keeps me going.Religious beliefs and atheistic beliefs
(Definition of faith noun (RELIGION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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