Translation of "belief" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk /bɪˈliːf/ us
TRUE [ U, no plural ]

B2 something that you believe is true or real

мнение, убеждение
It is a widely-held belief that smoking helps you lose weight.
She married him in the belief that he would change.
→ Opposite disbelief
IDEA [ C, U ]

B2 an idea that you are certain is true

верование, убеждение
EFFECTIVE [ U, no plural ]

the feeling that someone or something is effective or right

a belief in social justice
beyond belief

B2 too bad, good, difficult, etc to be real

The evil of this man is beyond belief.

(Translation of “belief” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)