amen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “amen” in the English Dictionary

"amen" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌɑːˈmen/ /ˌeɪ-/ formal
said or ​sung at the end of a ​prayer or a ​religioussong to ​expressagreement with what has been said
(Definition of amen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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amenexclamation, noun [C]

 us   /ɑˈmen, eɪ-/
(said or ​sung at the end of some ​prayers or ​religioussongs) it is so You can say amen to show that you ​agreestrongly with something that someone has just said: “Two ​publicservice announcements will ​address the ​habit of ​runningredlights.” “Amen to that!”
(Definition of amen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amen”
in Spanish amén…
in Vietnamese Amen…
in Malaysian amin…
in Thai ขอให้เป็นเช่นนั้นเทอญ, สาธุ…
in French amen…
in German Amen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于祈祷或圣歌的结束,表示诚心许愿)阿门…
in Turkish amin…
in Russian аминь…
in Indonesian amin…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於祈禱或聖歌的結束,表示誠心許願)阿門…
in Polish amen…
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