evangelical Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “evangelical” in the English Dictionary

"evangelical" in British English

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uk   us   /ˌiː.vænˈdʒel.ɪ.kəl/

evangelical adjective (RELIGION)

belonging to one of the ​Protestant Churches or ​Christiangroups that ​believe the ​teaching of the Bible and ​persuading other ​people to ​join them to be ​extremelyimportant: the Evangelical ​movement

evangelical adjective (OPINIONS)

having very ​strongbeliefs and often ​trying to ​persuade other ​people to have the same ​beliefs: Why is it that ​people who've given up ​smokingbecome so evangelical and ​intolerant of other ​smokers?
noun [C] uk   us  
The new Archbishop is an evangelical.
noun [U] uk   us   /-ɪ.zəm/
(Definition of evangelical from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evangelicaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌiˌvænˈdʒel·ɪ·kəl, ˌev·ən-/
according to the ​teachings of the ​Christianreligion and gospels , or ​relating to ​Christiangroups that ​believe in the ​importance of the ​Bible, ​acceptance of ​God, and salvation

evangelicalnoun [C]

 us   /ˌiˌvænˈdʒel·ɪ·kəl, ˌev·ən-/
a ​member of an evangelical ​group
(Definition of evangelical from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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