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Meaning of “church” - Learner’s Dictionary

church

noun
 
 
/tʃɜːtʃ/
BUILDING [C, U] A2 a building where Christians go to worship God: We used to go to church every Sunday morning.Buildings in generalShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesReligious buildings and places
GROUP [C] ( also Church) one of the different groups that make up the Christian religion: the Anglican Church →  See also the Catholic Church Religions and religious groupsChristian denominations
Translations of “church”
in Arabic كَنيسة…
in Korean 교회…
in Malaysian gereja, Gereja Katolik…
in French église, Église…
in Turkish kilise, mezhep, belli bir mezhebe ait kilise cemaati…
in Italian chiesa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建築物, 教堂,禮拜堂…
in Russian церковь…
in Polish kościół…
in Vietnamese nhà thờ, giáo hội…
in Spanish iglesia…
in Portuguese igreja…
in Thai โบสถ์, กลุ่มคริสตศาสนิกชน…
in German die Kirche…
in Catalan església…
in Japanese 教会…
in Indonesian gereja, persekutuan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建筑物, 教堂,礼拜堂…
(Definition of church from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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