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de·nom·i·na·tion

 (dĭ-nŏm′ə-nā′shən)
n.
1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights: Cash registers have slots for bills of different denominations. The stamps come in 40¢ and 70¢ denominations.
3. A name or designation, especially for a class or group.

de·nom′i·na′tion·al adj.
de·nom′i·na′tion·al·ly adv.

denomination

(dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Theology) a group having a distinctive interpretation of a religious faith and usually its own organization
2. (Units) a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.
3. (Currencies) a grade or unit in a series of designations of value, weight, measure, etc: coins of this denomination are being withdrawn.
4. a name given to a class or group; classification
5. the act of giving a name
6. a name; designation
[C15: from Latin dēnōminātiō a calling by name; see denominate]
deˌnomiˈnational adj
deˌnomiˈnationally adv

de•nom•i•na•tion

(dɪˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a religious group, usu. including many local churches.
2. one of the grades in a series of designations of quantity, value, measure, weight, etc.: bills of small denomination.
3. a name or designation, esp. one for a class of things.
4. a class of persons or things distinguished by a specific name.
5. the act of naming or designating a person or thing.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin, Latin]
de•nom`i•na′tion•al, adj.
de•nom`i•na′tion•al•ly, adv.

Denomination

 a set of the same persons, called by the same name and therefore of the same views. See also communion, confession.
Examples: denomination of Bapists; of Christians; of Epicureans, 1716; of the faithful, 1746; of malefactors, 1814; of methodists; of peripateticks, 1716; of Stoics, 1716.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.denomination - a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
congregation, faithful, fold - a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
communion - (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
worshipper, believer, worshiper - a person who has religious faith
2.denomination - a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money; "he flashed a fistful of bills of large denominations"
category, class, family - a collection of things sharing a common attribute; "there are two classes of detergents"
3.denomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from othersdenomination - identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
street name - an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods); "her street name is Bonbon"
byname, cognomen, moniker, nickname, sobriquet, soubriquet - a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
title - an appellation signifying nobility; "`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"

denomination

noun
1. religious group, belief, sect, persuasion, creed, school Acceptance of women preachers varies from one denomination to another.
2. unit, value, size, grade a pile of bank notes, mostly in small denominations

denomination

noun
1. Those who accept and practice a particular religious belief:
2. A system of religious belief:
3. The word or words by which one is called and identified:
Slang: handle, moniker.
Translations
طائِفَهقيمَه
denominacehodnotavyznání
pålydendetrosretning
nimitys
apoen
felekezet
gildi, verîgilditrúarsöfnuîur
nominalastikyba
konfesijavērtība
vyznanie

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] N
1. (= class) → clase f, categoría f
2. (Rel) → confesión f
3. [of coin] → valor m; [of measure, weight] → unidad f
4. (= name) → denominación f

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃən] n
[banknote, coin] → valeur f
(= religious group) → confession f

denomination

n
(Eccl) → Konfession f
(= name, naming)Benennung f, → Bezeichnung f
(of money)Nennbetrag m; (of weight, measures)Einheit f
(= class, kind)Klasse f, → Gruppe f

denomination

[dɪˌnɒmɪˈneɪʃn] n (Rel) → confessione f; (of coin) → valore m

denomination

(dinomiˈneiʃən) noun
1. a value (of a stamp, coin etc). banknotes of all denominations.
2. a group of people with the same religious beliefs. This service is open to people of all denominations.

denomination

n. denominación, nombre.