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English definition of “Protestant”

Protestant

adjective
 
 
/ˈprɒtɪstənt/
belonging or relating to the part of the Christian religion that separated from the Roman Catholic Church in the 1500sFollowers of religious groupsReligions and religious groupsChristian denominations
Protestant noun [C] His mother was a Protestant. Protestantism noun [U] the beliefs of the Protestant ChurchesChristian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
(Definition of Protestant from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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