Meaning of “faith” in the English Dictionary

"faith" in English

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uk /feɪθ/ us /feɪθ/

faith noun (RELIGION)

B2 [ C ] a particular religion:

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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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 ] 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 /feɪθ/ us

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)