Definition of 'denomination'
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The deal could be played in three different denominations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was used by many different denominations. A Channel of Peace (1993)It would be up to individual religious denominations to decide whether to offer civil partnership ceremonies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another very important experience for me was the opportunity to meet so many chaplains and leaders from different denominations. A Channel of Peace (1993)Others with different religious views and commitments to different churches or denominations are equally qualified participants in the political process. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)When all the coins were sorted into the different denominations we found that we had a whole number of pounds in each denomination. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are 82 notes of different denominations plus a reward chart. The Sun (2013)Throughout its long history there have been lots of silver coins and denominations, adoption of the gold standard and numerous attempts at monetary union. Times, Sunday Times (2009)No individual is completely possessed by one or the other, nor does any denomination or group have a monopoly on one or the other. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Most American Protestant denominations occupy the same position. Christianity Today (2000) Protestant denominations, on the other hand, either do not have this imagery or do not put so much emphasis on it. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)It had clear plastic slots into which I put different denominations of coins, and watched the towers grow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A detailed empirical study of changes in American religious affiliation; looks at trends in the major religious denominations and sects. Sociology (1995)
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Translations for 'denomination'
British English: denomination NOUN
A particular denomination is a particular religious group which has slightly different beliefs from other groups within the same faith.
Acceptance of women preachers varies greatly from denomination to denomination.
Definition of denomination from the Collins English Dictionary
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