Catholic Meaning in the Cambridge Essential American Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "Catholic" in Essential American English Dictionary

Catholic

noun
 
/ˈkæθ·lɪk/ ( also Roman Catholic
 
/ˈroʊ.mən ˈkæθ·lɪk/)
a member of the part of the Christian religion whose leader is the Pope
Catholic adjective
Translations of “Catholic”
in Korean 천주교 신자…
in Arabic كاثوليكي…
in Portuguese católico, -a…
in Catalan catòlic, -a…
in Japanese カトリック信者…
in Italian cattolico, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 天主教徒/天主教的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 天主教徒/天主教的…
(Definition of Catholic from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More