Congregation Meaning and Definition


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Congregation meaning

Word: Congregation

How to pronounce: kɒŋgrɪˈgeɪʃn

Noun

Definitions:

1. A group of people assembled for religious worship.

Example sentences: "The singing of psalms by the whole congregation"

2. A gathering or collection of people, animals, or things.

Example sentences: "Large congregations of birds may cause public harm"

3. (in the Roman Catholic Church) a permanent committee of the College of Cardinals.(in some universities) a general assembly of resident senior members.

Example sentences: "The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith"

4. A group of people obeying a common religious rule but under less solemn vows than members of the older religious orders.

Example sentences: "The sisters of the Congregation of Our Lady"


Synonyms:

meeting

community

church

assembly

gathering

conference

convocation

assemblage

worshipper

parishioner

parish

worshiper

faithful

church member

churchgoer

flock

fold


Derivations:

congregational

congregated

congregating

congregant

congregationalism


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Congregation in Other Languages...

Spanish: Congregación

German: Versammlung

French: Congrégation

Italian: Congregazione

Turkish: Toplanma


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