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Baptist

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæp.tɪst/ us  
a member of a Christian group that believes that baptism should not happen until a person is old enough to ask for it and to understand its meaning
Translations of “Baptist”
in Korean 침례교의…
in Arabic المَعْمودِيّة…
in Portuguese batista…
in Catalan baptista…
in Japanese バプテスト派の…
in Italian battista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 浸信會教友…
in Russian баптистский…
in Turkish Baptist, bir Hıristiyan mezhebi mensubu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 浸礼会教友…
in Polish baptystów…
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