Definition of 'belief'
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And an asking price that beggars belief. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Only the cynics who could change their belief systems overnight flourished. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For us it was one of those days and it gave our team a lot of belief. The Sun (2016)The moon goes to the top of your chart to give you a stronger belief in your abilities. The Sun (2016)He gives them belief and confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It won't take long because he has no real political beliefs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Belief and conviction brings energy and drive because there is a clear objective set out before the players and they know where they are going. The Sun (2016)A successful Brexit will need people with total belief in it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We know they play good football but we go there with belief and confidence. The Sun (2007)This means they understand that people have different beliefs from their own. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is certainly true of beliefs in the importance of freedom of conscience. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)To have and to express my feelings and beliefs. Positive Parent Power (1991)Your older brother has been thrown in jail for his political beliefs. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a year of luck but you may have to question old belief systems. The Sun (2015) One of their beliefs is that you can only help yourself if you help others. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are increasingly strident in their belief that something new needs to be tried. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We have a strong belief that this is going to be our season. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But separation from interests does not necessarily free one from ideological beliefs and commitments. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have a strong team and need to show confidence and belief. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That he could ride as he did while in such discomfort almost beggars belief. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He has lost confidence and lost belief in the person in charge because he has messed him about. The Sun (2015)You need integrity, belief and the conviction to take risks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you have belief, good players and confidence then anything is possible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's a popular belief that moving to the country means rural bliss and tranquillity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But although she is slight in appearance, her beliefs and convictions are anything but. The Sun (2009)They must mourn the loss of the foundation of basic trust, the belief in a good parent. Trauma and Recovery (1992)For those of us who have received the gift of leadership from the people we lead, this belief has enormous implications. Christianity Today (2000)He sees the sacrifice of individual doubt and uncertainty in favour of a rigid set of political beliefs as inevitably leading to a surrender of poetic value. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)
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Translations for 'belief'
British English: belief /bɪˈliːf/ NOUN
Belief is a feeling of certainty that something exists, is true, or is good.
...a belief in reincarnation.
- American English: belief
- Arabic: اِعْتِقَاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: crença
- Chinese: 信念
- Croatian: vjerovanje
- Czech: víra
- Danish: tro
- Dutch: geloof vertrouwen
- European Spanish: creencia
- Finnish: uskomus
- French: croyance
- German: Glaube
- Greek: πεποίθηση
- Italian: fede
- Japanese: 信頼
- Korean: 믿음
- Norwegian: tro
- Polish: przekonanie wiara
- European Portuguese: crença
- Romanian: credință
- Russian: вера
- Spanish: creencia
- Swedish: övertygelse
- Thai: ความเชื่อมั่น
- Turkish: inanç
- Ukrainian: віра
- Vietnamese: lòng tin
Definition of belief from the Collins English Dictionary
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