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Buddhismnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈbʊd.ɪ.zəm/
a religion that originally comes from South Asia, and teaches that personal spiritual improvement will lead to escape from human suffering
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in Arabic الدِّيانة البوذيّة…
in Korean 불교…
in Malaysian agama Buddha…
in French bouddhisme…
in Turkish Budizm…
in Italian buddismo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佛教…
in Russian буддизм…
in Polish Buddyzm…
in Vietnamese Đạo Phật…
in Spanish Budismo…
in Portuguese budismo…
in Thai ศาสนาพุทธ…
in German der Buddhismus…
in Catalan budisme…
in Japanese 仏教, 仏道…
in Indonesian agama Buddha…
in Chinese (Simplified) 佛教…
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