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polytheism

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.θiː.ɪ.zəm/ /ˌpɒl.ɪˈθiː-/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪ-/ specialized
belief in many different gods
polytheistic
adjective uk   /ˌpɒl.ɪ.θiˈɪs.tɪk/  us   /ˌpɑː.lɪ-/
Ancient Egyptian society was polytheistic.
Translations of “polytheism”
in Vietnamese thuyết đa thần…
in Spanish Politeismo…
in Thai ความเชื่อในพระเจ้าหลายองค์…
in Malaysian politiesme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多神信仰,多神論…
in Indonesian politeisme, percaya banyak tuhan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多神信仰,多神论…
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