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Main Entry: faith
Pronunciation: primarystressfamacrth
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English feith "loyalty," from early French feid, foi (same meaning), from Latin fides "faith," from fidere "to trust" --related to BONA FIDE, CONFIDE, FIANCE
1 a : devotion to duty or a person : LOYALTY b : the quality of keeping one's promises
2 a : belief and trust in and loyalty to God b : belief in the doctrines of a religion c : firm belief even in the absence of proof d : complete confidence
3 : something that is firmly believed; especially : a system of religious beliefs
synonym see BELIEF

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