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An evangelist who conducts religious telecasts.

[Blend of television and evangelist.]

tel′e·van′gel·ism n.
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(Protestantism) US an evangelical preacher who appears regularly on television, preaching the gospel and appealing for donations from viewers
[C20: from tele(vision) + (e)vangelist]
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(ˌtɛl ɪˈvæn dʒə lɪst)

an evangelist who conducts religious services on television.
tel`e•van′ge•lism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.televangelist - an evangelist who conducts services on television
evangelist, gospeler, gospeller, revivalist - a preacher of the Christian gospel
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[ˌtelɪˈvændʒəlɪst] Nevangelista mf de la tele
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[ˌtɛlɪˈvændʒəlɪst] ntélévangéliste m
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n (esp US) → Fernsehevangelist(in) m(f)
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Controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik is allowed to attend a prayer session in Melaka this Saturday but may not give any speeches, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
A court has declined a request by televangelist James Ng'ang'a to get back his phone which is being held by police.
As televangelist Paula White proclaimed her belief, she boomed: "Let every demonic network who has aligned itself against the calling of President Trump, let it be broken, torn down in the name of Jesus.
figure By VINCENT ACHUKA class="MsoNormalControversial televangelist James Maina Ng'ang'a was on Thursday evening arrested in the capital Nairobi for allegedly defrauding a businessman of Sh5 million.
LAHORE -- Televangelist Aamir Liaquat Hussain recently said he was going to drag the actors of film 'Load Wedding' Mehwish Hayat and Fahad Mustafa to court alongside the director and producer of the film, Nabeel Qureshi and Fizza Ali Meerza.
The televangelist had committed contempt of court during a TV program.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, during today's hearing, lashed out against the televangelist, saying "anyone can speak against the judiciary and insult it".
The televangelist was issued a contempt notice on August 10 over non-compliance of court's orders to refrain from using abusive and derogatory language against media and others.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court has decided to indict Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawmaker and televangelist Aamir Liaquat Hussain in a contempt case.
ISTANBUL, July 11 (KUNA) -- Turkish police arrested controversial televangelist Adnan Oktar, known abroad as "Harun Yahya" early Wednesday.
Louisiana-based televangelist Jesse Duplantis raised eyebrows Tuesday when he said God told him he needs a new jet.
The regulator notes that the televangelist 'merely for creating sensation and in order to achieve maximum rating', created 'unwarranted drama on the basis of religion and hurt the sentiments of different sects and public at large'.