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"Jehovah's Witness" in British English

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Jehovah's Witnessnoun [C]

uk   /dʒɪˌhəʊ.vəzˈwɪt.nə.s/  us   /-ˈhoʊ-/
a ​member of a ​religiousorganization that ​believes that the ​world will end ​soon and that only ​itsmembers will be ​saved
(Definition of Jehovah's Witness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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Jehovah’s Witnessnoun [C]

 us   /dʒəˌhoʊ·vəz ˈwɪt·nəs/
a ​member of a ​Christianreligiousgroup who gives away ​religiousliterature at people’s ​homes and on the ​street to ​try to ​persuadepeople to ​join the ​group
(Definition of Jehovah’s Witness from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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