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liturgy

noun [C or U]     /ˈlɪt.ə.dʒi/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ-/
(a particular set of) the words, music , and actions used in ceremonies in some religions , especially Christianity Religious ceremonies and prayers liturgical     /lɪˈtɜː.dʒɪ.kəl/ US  /-ˈtɝː-/ adjective Religious ceremonies and prayers
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