Jehovah's Witness


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Je·ho·vah's Witness

(jĭ-hō′vəz)
n.
A member of a nontrinitarian religious group founded in the United States during the late 1800s as an outgrowth of Protestant Christianity and noted for its active evangelism, belief in the imminence of the millennium, and strong opposition to war and to governmental authority in matters of conscience.

Jehovah's Witness

n
(Christian Churches, other) a member of a Christian Church of American origin, the followers of which believe that the end of the present world's system of government is near, that all other Churches and religions are false or evil, that all war is unlawful, and that the civil law must be resisted whenever it conflicts with their Church's own religious principles
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jehovah's Witness - believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism
Jehovah's Witnesses - Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Translations

Jehovah's Witness

ntestimone m/f di Geova

Jehovah's Witness

طَائِفَةُ شُهُودُ يَهْوَهُ الـمَسِيحِيَّةُ Svědkové Jehovovi Jehovas Vidner Zeugen Jehovas μάρτυρας του Ιεχωβά testigo de Jehová jehovan todistaja témoin de Jéhovah Jehovin svjedok testimone di Geova エホバの証人 여호와의 증인 Jehova's getuige Jehovahs vitner Świadek Jehowy testemunha de Jeová свидетель Иеговы Jehovas vittnen นิกายพยานพระยะโฮวา Yehovanın Şahitleri nhân chứng Jehovah 耶和华见证会

Jehovah’s Witness

n Testigo de Jehová
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