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"faith" in British English

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faithnoun

uk   /feɪθ/  us   /feɪθ/
  • faith noun (RELIGION)

B2 [C] a particular religion: the Muslim/Christian/Jewish/Buddhist faith They were persecuted for their faith. He was forced to practise his faith in secret. a multi-faith society They were brought up in the true faith (= the religion which the speaker believes is the only true one).
B2 [U] strong belief in God or a particular religion: Even in the bad times she never lost her faith. Her faith in God was shattered when her baby died. It's my faith that keeps me going.

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(Definition of faith from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"faith" in American English

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faithnoun

 us   /feɪθ/
  • faith noun (TRUST)

[U] a high degree of trust or confidence in something or someone: [+ that clause] I have faith that she will do the right thing.
  • faith noun (RELIGION)

[C/U] a particular religion, or belief in God: [C] the Christian/Jewish/Muslim faith [C] We welcome people of all faiths. [U] Put your faith in God.
(Definition of faith from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"faith" in Business English

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faithnoun [U]

uk   us   /feɪθ/
a feeling of trust that something will be successful, that people will do what they promise to do, etc.: have faith in sb/sth Board members insisted they had absolute faith in the current management team.put your faith in sb/sth You can't ask customers to put their faith in a product that hasn't been properly tested.lose faith in sb/sth Stock holders seem to have lost faith in the banking sector.
(Definition of faith from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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