puritanism Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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puritanismnoun [U]

uk   /ˈpjʊə.rɪ.tən.ɪ.zəm/  us   /ˈpjʊr.ɪ.t̬ən-/
the ​belief that it is ​important to ​work hard and ​control yourself, and that ​pleasure is ​wrong or ​unnecessaryPuritanism religion the ​beliefs and ​behaviour of a ​Puritan
(Definition of puritanism from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 极端拘谨的道德观…
in Chinese (Traditional) 極端拘謹的道德觀…
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