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televangelism

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌtel.ɪˈvæn.dʒə.lɪ.zəm/
(especially in the US) the activity of preaching (= giving religious speeches) on television in order to persuade people to become Christians and give money to religious organizations
televangelist
noun [C] uk   us   /-lɪst/
Translations of “televangelism”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指美國的)電視傳教,電視福音佈道…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指美国的)电视传教,电视福音布道…
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