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"holiness" in British English

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holinessnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhəʊ.li.nəs/  us   /ˈhoʊ-/
the ​quality of being ​holy: This ​temple is a ​place of ​great holiness for the religion's ​followers.

Holinessnoun

uk   /ˈhəʊ.li.nəs/  us   /ˈhoʊ-/
(Definition of holiness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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holinessnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhoʊ·li·nəs/
the ​quality of being ​holy or ​pure: This ​temple is a ​place of ​great holiness. Holiness is also a ​title used of or to the ​leader of the ​RomanCatholicChurch: We do not ​know the ​views of His Holiness on the ​subject.
(Definition of holiness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “holiness”
in Arabic قُداسة…
in Korean 신성함…
in Portuguese santidade…
in Catalan santedat…
in Japanese 神聖さ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神圣, 圣洁, 虔诚…
in Turkish mübareklik, kutsallık…
in Russian святость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神聖, 聖潔, 虔誠…
in Italian santità…
in Polish świętość…
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