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Pentecostalism

noun [U] uk   /ˌpen.tɪˈkɒs.təl.ɪ.zəm/ us    /-ˈkɑː.stəl-/
a modern branch of the Christian religion that began in the US in 1901, whose members believe that everything written in the Bible is true
Pentecostal
adjective, noun [C] uk   /-ˈkɒs.təl/ us    /-ˈkɑː.stəl/
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