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polytheismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪ.θiː.ɪ.zəm/ /ˌpɒl.ɪˈθiː-/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪ-/ specialized
belief in many different ​gods
polytheistic
adjective uk   /ˌpɒl.ɪ.θiˈɪs.tɪk/  us   /ˌpɑː.lɪ-/
Ancient ​Egyptiansociety was polytheistic.
(Definition of polytheism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)
Translations of “polytheism”
in Spanish Politeismo…
in Vietnamese thuyết đa thần…
in Malaysian politiesme…
in Thai ความเชื่อในพระเจ้าหลายองค์…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多神信仰,多神论…
in Indonesian politeisme, percaya banyak tuhan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 多神信仰,多神論…
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