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1. The condition or quality of being catholic; breadth or inclusiveness.
2. General application or acceptance; universality.
3. Catholicity Roman Catholicism.
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1. a wide range of interests, tastes, etc; liberality
2. universality; comprehensiveness
(Roman Catholic Church) the beliefs, etc, of the Catholic Church
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cath•o•lic•i•ty(ˌkæθ əˈlɪs ɪ ti)
1. broad-mindedness, as of tastes, interests, or views.
3. (cap.) the Roman Catholic Church, or its doctrines and usages.
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|Noun||1.||Catholicity - the beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church|
Christian religion, Christianity - a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
papism, Roman Catholicism, Romanism - the beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church based in Rome
Eastern Catholicism - the beliefs and practices of any of the eastern Catholic Churches based in Constantinople or Antioch or Alexandria or Moscow or Jerusalem
|2.||catholicity - the quality of being universal; existing everywhere|
generality - the quality of being general or widespread or having general applicability
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