anticlericalism
noun see anticlerical

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • anticlericalism — ANTICLERICALÍSM s.n. 1. Atitudine ostilă faţă de cler; respingere a bisericii ca instituţie religioasă; respingere a amestecului clerului în viaţa publică. 2. Atitudine de ireligiozitate. – Din fr. anticléricalisme. Trimis de ana zecheru,… …   Dicționar Român

  • anticlericalism — See anticlerical. * * * ▪ religion Introduction       in Roman Catholicism, opposition to the clergy for its real or alleged influence in political and social affairs, for its doctrinairism, for its privileges or property, or for any other reason …   Universalium

  • anticlericalism — noun opposition to political influence of clerics …   Wiktionary

  • anticlericalism — n. opposition to the participation of organized religion in state affairs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anticlericalism — an·ti·cler·i·cal·ism …   English syllables

  • anticlericalism — noun see anticlerical I …   Useful english dictionary

  • anticlerical — anticlericalism, n. anticlericalist, n. /an tee kler i keuhl, an tuy /, adj. opposed to the influence and activities of the clergy or the church in secular or public affairs. [1835 45; ANTI + CLERICAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • АНТИКЛЕРИКАЛИЗМ — (anticlericalism) оппозиция, особенно политическая, могуществу и влиянию церкви …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • Anti-clericalism — is a historical movement that opposes religious (generally Catholic) institutional power and influence, real or alleged, [Encyclopædia Britannica, Anticlericalism (2007 Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc.)] in all aspects of public and political life,… …   Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholicism — the faith, practice, and system of government of the Roman Catholic Church. [1815 25] * * * Largest single Christian denomination in the world, with some one billion members, or about 18% of the world s population. The Roman Catholic church has… …   Universalium

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