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Pentecostalism

noun [U]     /ˌpen.tɪˈkɒs.təl.ɪ.zəm/ US  /-ˈkɑː.stəl-/
a modern branch of the Christian religion that began in the US in 1901, whose members believe that everything written in the Bible is trueChristian denominationsThe Roman Catholic ChurchReligions and religious groupsChristian denominations Pentecostal     /-ˈkɒs.təl/ US  /-ˈkɑː.stəl/ adjective, noun [C] Christian denominationsThe Roman Catholic Church
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