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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who believes, professes to believe, or who is assumed to believe in the religion of Jesus and whose behavior exemplifies the teachings of Jesus.

Usage examples (2)
  • There are many things which a person can do alone, but being a Christian is not one of them.
  • If you prefer the term Christian-centric instead of gentile-centric, the point is the same. for more
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  • To "christen" is to baptize or to name in a ceremony, while a "Christian" is a believer in the teachings of Jesus Christ.
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