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fundamentalismnoun [U]

us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təlˌɪz·əm/
the belief that the traditional principles of a religion or set of beliefs should be maintained
fundamentalist
noun [C] us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
She is religious but not a fundamentalist.
fundamentalist
adjective us   /ˌfʌn·dəˈmen·təl·ɪst/
fundamentalist groups
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fundamentalismnoun [U]

uk   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪ.zəm/ us   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪ.zəm/
the belief in old and traditional forms of religion, or the belief that what is written in a holy book, such as the Christian Bible, is completely true: Recent years have witnessed a growth in religious fundamentalism.
fundamentalist
noun [C] uk   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪst/ us   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪst/
fundamentalist
adjective uk   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.təl.ɪst/ us   /ˌfʌn.dəˈmen.t̬əl.ɪst/
(Definition of fundamentalism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fundamentalism”
in Chinese (Simplified) 原教旨主义, (基督教的)基要主义…
in Turkish köktencilik…
in Russian фундаментализм…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原教旨主義, (基督教的)基要主義…
in Polish fundamentalizm…
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