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  • 1 religious rite — noun an established ceremony prescribed by a religion the rite of baptism • Syn: ↑rite • Derivationally related forms: ↑ritual (for: ↑rite) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 2 rite of passage — 1. Anthropol. a ceremony performed to facilitate or mark a person s change of status upon any of several highly important occasions, as at the onset of puberty or upon entry into marriage or into a clan. 2. any important act or event that serves… …

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  • 3 Religious male circumcision — This article is about religious male circumcision. For the history of male circumcision, see History of male circumcision. For the Early Christian controversy, see Circumcision controversy in early Christianity. Religious male circumcision… …

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  • 4 religious ceremony — noun a ceremony having religious meaning • Syn: ↑religious ritual • Hypernyms: ↑ceremony • Hyponyms: ↑agape, ↑love feast, ↑rite, ↑religious rite, ↑ …

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  • 5 religious ritual — noun a ceremony having religious meaning • Syn: ↑religious ceremony • Hypernyms: ↑ceremony • Hyponyms: ↑agape, ↑love feast, ↑rite, ↑religious rite, ↑ …

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  • 6 rite — noun a religious rite practiced for thousands of years Syn: ceremony, ritual, ceremonial; service, sacrament, liturgy, worship, office; act, practice, custom, tradition, convention, institution, procedure …

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  • 7 Religious Life — • Overview and evangelical ideas on what makes up religious life Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Life     Religious Life      …

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  • 8 Rite premontre — Rite prémontré Le rite prémontré (en latin : ritus Praemonstratense) est l une des manière de célébrer la messe dans le catholicisme. Ce rite fut en vigueur au sein de l ordre des Prémontrés entre le XIIe siècle et 1970. Il est apparenté au… …

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  • 9 rite — ► NOUN 1) a religious or other solemn ceremony or act. 2) a body of customary observances characteristic of a Church or a part of it. ● rite of passage Cf. ↑rite of passage ORIGIN Latin ritus (religious) usage …

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  • 10 rite — [rīt] n. [ME < L ritus < IE * rēi , var. of base * ar , to join, fit > ART1, READ1, RATE1, ARITHMETIC] 1. a ceremonial or formal, solemn act, observance, or procedure in accordance with prescribed rule or custom, as in religious use …

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  • 11 Religious Profession — • Describes both a declaration openly made, and a state of life publicly embraced Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Religious Profession     Religious Profession      …

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  • 12 rite — [raıt] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: ritus] 1.) a ceremony that is always performed in the same way, usually for religious purposes →↑ritual ▪ funeral rites ▪ ancient fertility rites ▪ These traditional rites are performed only by the… …

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  • 13 Rite (disambiguation) — Rite may refer to:* Rite, an established, ceremonious, usually religious act * a traditional form of Christian liturgy, such as the Latin liturgical rites * a particular Church within the Roman Catholic Church * RITE Method (Usability)* RITES Ltd …

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  • 14 rite — early 14c., from L. ritus religious observance or ceremony, custom, usage, perhaps from PIE root *re(i) to count, number (Cf. Gk. arithmos number, O.E. rim number; see READ (Cf. read)). Rite of passage (1909) is translated from Fr. rite de… …

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  • 15 Religious indoctrination — refers to customary rites of passage for the indoctrination of persons into a particular religion and its extended community.Terms generally vary by culture, custom, and language, though some terms, like baptism, are pluralist and applicable… …

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  • 16 rite — [ raıt ] noun count a traditional ceremony, especially a religious one: funeral rites perform a rite: The traditional rites of homage to the emperor were performed. => LAST RITES …

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  • 17 rite of passage — [rēt də pä sȧzh′] n. 1. a ceremony, often religious, marking a significant transition in a person s life, as birth, puberty, marriage, or death 2. an event, achievement, etc. in a person s life regarded as having great significance: Also [Fr.]… …

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  • 18 Religious clothing — is dress which has a special significance to a faith group.ChristianityVestments are liturgical garments and articles associated primarily with the Christian religions, especially the Latin Rite and other Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox,… …

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  • 19 Religious denominations in Poland — The constitution of Poland provides for freedom of religion, and the Polish government generally respects this right in practice. The Polish Constitution and religion Chapter 2, Article 53: 1. Freedom of faith and religion shall be ensured to… …

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  • 20 religious dress — Introduction also called  vestment        any attire, accoutrements, and markings used in religious rituals (ceremonial object) that may be corporate, domestic, or personal in nature. Such dress may comprise types of coverings all the way from… …

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