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English definition of “cult”

cult

noun [C]
 
 
/kʌlt/
POPULAR someone or something that has become very popular with a particular group of people: a cult figure/movie Passionate or passing interests
RELIGIOUS GROUP a religious group whose ideas are considered strange by many peopleReligions and religious groupsChristian denominations
(Definition of cult from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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