communion Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “communion” in the English Dictionary

"communion" in British English

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uk   us   /kəˈmjuː.ni.ən/
[U] formal a ​closerelationship with someone in which ​feelings and ​thoughts are ​exchanged: He ​foundspiritual communion with her. He ​lived inclose communion withnature/​God. [C, + sing/pl verb] literary a ​group of ​people who are ​united by the same, ​especiallyreligious, ​beliefs: The ​author has a ​vision of an ​emergingworldwideChristian communion.

Communionnoun [U]

uk   us   /kəˈmjuː.ni.ən/ (formal Holy Communion)
a ​Christianceremonybased on ​Jesus' last ​meal with his disciples (= the twelve men who first ​believed in him)
(Definition of communion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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communionnoun [U]

 us   /kəˈmjun·jən/
fmlthe ​condition or an ​act of ​sharingthoughts and ​feelings (also Communion) a ​Christianceremony in which ​bread and ​wine or ​juice are ​eaten in ​memory of ​Christ
(Definition of communion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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