fundamentalism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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fundamentalismnoun [U]

uk   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪ.zəm/  us   /-t̬əl-/
the ​belief in ​old and ​traditionalforms of ​religion, or the ​belief that what is written in a ​holybook, such as the ​ChristianBible, is ​completelytrue: Recent ​years have ​witnessed a ​growth in ​religious fundamentalism.
noun [C] uk   us   /-ɪst/
adjective uk   us   /-ɪst/
(Definition of fundamentalism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fundamentalismnoun [U]

 us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təlˌɪz·əm/
the ​belief that the ​traditionalprinciples of a ​religion or set of ​beliefs should be ​maintained
noun [C]  us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
She is ​religious but not a fundamentalist.
adjective  us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
fundamentalist ​groups
(Definition of fundamentalism from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fundamentalism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 原教旨主义, (基督教的)基要主义…
in Turkish köktencilik…
in Russian фундаментализм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原教旨主義, (基督教的)基要主義…
in Polish fundamentalizm…
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