Church

A large body of people belonging to an established religious organization. Churches normally have a formal structure, with a hierarchy of religious officials, and the term is also used for the building where their religious ceremonials are held.
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church

[n] - the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church 2. [n] - one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship 3. [n] - a place for public (especially Christian) worship 4. [v] - bring someone to church for a special rite, as of a woman after childbirth
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Church

a type of religious organisation well integrated into the larger society
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church

The whole body of the general Christian community, or a subdivision or denomination of it. The church as a community of believers represents the body of Jesus. It includes both those who are alive...
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church

In architecture, a building designed as a place of worship for the Christian church community. Churches were first built in the 3rd century, when persecution of Christians ceased under the Roman...
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Church

The Greek word ekklesia (to call out) in the Bible is generally translated as 'church.' It may refer to all those, living or dead, who are Christians. it may refer to a specific Christian group in a specific area.
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Church

Church noun [ Middle English chirche , chireche , cherche , Scot. kirk , from Anglo-Saxon circe , cyrice ; akin to Dutch kerk , Icelandic kirkja , Swedish kyrka , Danish kirke , German kirche , Old High German chirih
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Church

Church transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Churched ; present participle & verbal noun Churching .] To bless according to a prescribed form, or to unite with in publicly returning thanks in church, as after deliverance from the da
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church

church building noun a place for public (especially Christian) worship; `the church was empty`
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church

Christian church noun one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
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church

verb perform a special church rite or service for; `church a woman after childbirth`
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Church

• (n.) A Jewish or heathen temple. • (n.) A building set apart for Christian worship. • (n.) Any body of worshipers; as, the Jewish church; the church of Brahm. • (n.) A formally organized body of Christian believers worshiping together. • (v. t.) To bless according to a prescribed form, or to unite with in publicly returni
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church

in Christian doctrine, the Christian religious community as a whole, or a body or organization of Christian believers.[16 related articles]
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church

in architecture, a building designed for Christian worship.[24 related articles]
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church

church (s), churches (pl) 1. A building for public Christian worship. 2. The public worship of God or a religious service in such a building. 3. When capitalized, the whole body of Christian believers; Christendom. 4. Sometimes capitalized: any division of this body professing the same creed and acknowledging the same ecclesiastical aut...
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church

church [Gr. kuriakon=belonging to the Lord], in architecture, a building for Christian worship. The earliest churches date from the late 3d cent.; before then Christians, because of persecutions, worshiped secretly, especially in private houses. In Rome and some other cities Christians worshiped at ...
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church

church [probably Gr.,=divine], aggregation of Christian believers. The traditional belief has the church the community of believers, living and dead, headed by Jesus, who founded it in the apostles. This is the doctrine of the mystical body of Christ (Eph. 1.22–23). Some divisions speak of the...
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church

(architecture) Click images to enlargeIn architecture, a building designed as a place of worship for the Christian church community. Churches were first built in the 3rd century, when persecution of Christians ceas...
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church

(community) The whole body of the general Christian community, or a subdivision or denomination of it. The church as a community of believers represents the body of Jesus. It includes both those who are alive (the Church Militant) and those who have died and are in heaven (the Church Triumphan...
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Church

The religious community founded by Christ which, animated by the Holy Spirit continues its work in the world. The word means invitation, meeting. The Catholic Church has about 850 million faithful distributed in some 2,500 dioceses. Its hierarchy is composed of approximately 4,000 bishops, 412,000 priests and 9,000 deacons
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