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religionnoun

uk   us   /rɪˈlɪdʒ.ən/
B1 [C or U] the belief in and worship of a god or gods, or any such system of belief and worship: the Christian religion [C] informal an activity that someone is extremely enthusiastic about and does regularly: Football is a religion for these people.
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