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baptism

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈbæptɪzəm/
a Christian ceremony in which water is put on someone to show that they are a member of the ChurchReligious ceremonies and prayers
Translations of “baptism”
in Korean 세례…
in Arabic المَعْمودِيّة…
in Portuguese batismo…
in Catalan baptisme…
in Japanese (キリスト教の)洗礼…
in Italian battesimo…
in Chinese (Traditional) (基督教的)洗禮,浸禮…
in Russian крещение…
in Turkish vaftiz, vaftiz töreni…
in Chinese (Simplified) (基督教的)洗礼,浸礼…
in Polish chrzest…
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