atheist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"atheist" in British English

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atheistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈeɪ.θi.ɪst/
someone who ​believes that ​God does not ​exist
atheism
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
atheist
adjective uk   us   (also atheistic, uk   /ˌeɪ.θiˈɪs.tɪk/ us   )
(Definition of atheist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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atheistnoun [C]

 us   /ˈeɪ·θi·ɪst/
someone who ​believes that ​God does not ​exist
atheistic
adjective  us   /ˌeɪ·θiˈɪs·tɪk/
atheistic ​books and ​articles
(Definition of atheist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “atheist”
in Arabic مُلحِد…
in Korean 무신론자…
in Portuguese ateu, ateia…
in Catalan ateu, -ea…
in Japanese 無神論者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无神论者…
in Turkish Tanrı'nın varlığına inanmayan, tanrıtanımaz, ateist…
in Russian атеист…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無神論者…
in Italian ateo, -a…
in Polish ateist-a/ka…
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