Meaning of “polytheism” in the English Dictionary

"polytheism" in British English

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polytheismnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpɒl.i.θiː.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈpɑː.li.θiː.ɪ.zəm/ specialized

belief in many different gods

polytheistic
adjective uk /ˌpɒl.i.θiˈɪs.tɪk/ us /ˌpɑː.li.θiˈɪs.tɪk/

Ancient Egyptian society was polytheistic.

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

"polytheism" in American English

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polytheismnoun [ U ]

us /ˌpɑl·iˈθi·ɪz·əm, ˈpɑl·i·θiˌɪz·əm/

the belief in or worship of more than one god

(Definition of “polytheism” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)