Meaning of “Protestant” in the English Dictionary

"Protestant" in British English

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Protestantnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɒt.ɪ.stənt/ us /ˈprɑː.t̬ɪ.stənt/

Protestantadjective

uk /ˈprɒt.ɪ.stənt/ us /ˈprɑː.t̬ə.stənt/
Protestantism
noun [ U ] uk /ˈprɒt.ɪ.stən.tɪ.zəm/ us /ˈprɑː.t̬ə.stən.tɪ.zəm/

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

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Protestantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɑt̬·ə·stənt/

a member of one of the major Christian divisions to which a number of different religious groups belong:

Methodists, Baptists, and Lutherans are all Protestants.
Protestant
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ˈprɑt̬·ə·stənt/

a Protestant minister

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