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also Wick·liffe or Wyc·lif or Wic·lif  (wĭk′lĭf), John 1328?-1384.
English theologian and religious reformer. His rejection of the biblical basis of papal power and dispute with the doctrine of the transubstantiation of the host anticipated the Protestant Reformation.
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(ˈwɪklɪf) or


(Biography) John. ?1330–84, English religious reformer. A precursor of the Reformation, whose writings were condemned as heretical, he attacked the doctrines and abuses of the Church. He instigated the first complete translation of the Bible into English. His followers were called Lollards. Also: Wiclif or Wickliffe
ˈWycliffism, ˈWyclifism n
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or Wyc•lif

(ˈwɪk lɪf)

John, c1320–84, English religious reformer and Biblical translator.
Wyc′liff•ism, n.
Wyc′liff•ite`, n.
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