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Protestant

noun [C] uk   /ˈprɒt.ɪ.stənt/ us    /ˈprɑː.t̬ɪ-/
a member of the parts of the Christian Church that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the 16th century

Protestant

adjective uk   /ˈprɒt.ɪ.stənt/ us    /ˈprɑː.t̬ɪ-/
of or relating to these parts of the Christian Church: a Protestant minister the Protestant work ethic the belief that work is valuable as an activity, as well as for what it produces
Protestantism
noun [U] uk   /-stən.tɪ.zəm/ us  
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