born-again


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born-a·gain

(bôrn′ə-gĕn′)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or being a person who has made a conversion or has renewed a commitment to Jesus Christ as his or her personal savior: a born-again Christian.
b. Of or relating to evangelical Christianity: born-again evangelism.
2. Characterized by renewal, resurgence, or return: a born-again fiscal conservative.

[From born again, in John 3:3 and 3:7.]

born′-a·gain′, born′-a·gain′er n.

born-again

(ˈbɔːnəˌɡɛn)
adj
1. (Christian Churches, other) having experienced conversion, esp to evangelical Christianity
2. showing the enthusiasm of one newly converted to any cause: a born-again monetarist.
n
a person who shows fervent enthusiasm for a new-found cause, belief, etc

born′-again`



adj.
1. committed or recommitted to faith through an intensely religious experience: a born-again Christian.
2. reactivated or revitalized: a born-again conservative.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.born-again - spiritually reborn or converted; "a born-again Christian"
regenerate - reformed spiritually or morally; "a regenerate sinner"; "regenerate by redemption from error or decay"
Translations

born-again

[ˈbɔːnəˌgen] ADJrenacido, vuelto a nacer

born-again

adj Christian etcwiedergeboren

born-again

[ˌbɔːnəˈgeɪn] adj born-again Christianconvertito/a alla chiesa evangelica
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