denomination denomination  /dɪ ˌnɔ mə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a group of religious congregations having its own organization and a distinctive faith
  2. (n) a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or measures or weights or money
  3. (n) identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Transcending doctrine and denomination, he served as the nation's spiritual counselor and made America safe for public testimonies of faith.
  2. This so-called denomination effect can be a powerful predictor of consumer spending habits.
  3. An extensive survey divided religion into four ways of seeing God, which they say is a better indicator of political and moral attitudes than denomination.

News

  1. This summer at the Indianapolis Art Center

    Dan looks at Stacey Lee Webber's sculptures made from low-denomination coins, Katie Vota's microscopic studies of plant life and Margi Weir's paintings of a collapsed Detroit. by Dan Grossman This summer the hallways and exhibition spaces of the Indianapolis Art Center are jam-packed with the work of artists using unusual materials such as tape, floor debris, and sod in their work. But perhaps ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Nuvo

  2. Granite Mort 04-1 Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: FRN Variable Rate Fix

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Re: GRANITE MORTGAGES 04-1 PLC EUR 45000000 MATURING: 21-Mar-2044 ISIN: XS0184563541 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 20-Jun-2013 TO 20-Sep-2013 HAS BEEN FIXED AT 1.35 PCT DAY BASIS: ACTUAL/360 INTEREST PAYABLE VALUE 20-Sep-2013 WILL AMOUNT TO: EUR 1725 PER EUR 500000 DENOMINATION
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. NY13’s evangelism school offers methods to reach other major cities

    As city outreach push begins, denomination sends international students Jun 18, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States ANN staff Scores of Seventh-day Adventists from around the world are learning and sharing ideas for urban outreach at a New York church that’s been turned into a giant classroom this month. The Adventist Church’s International Field School of Evangelism is part of the ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

Quotes

  1. Thomas Jefferson said his bill for religious liberty in Virginia was "meant to comprehend, within the mantle of its protection, the Jew and the Gentile, the Christian and the Mahometan, the Hindu, and infidel of every denomination."
    on Oct 8, 2007 By: Thomas Jefferson Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I want to make sure that we maintain our religious heritage in this country, not a particular of faith, if you will, not of a particular sect or denomination, but rather the great moral heritage that we have that's so critical to the future of this...
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "The conversation over the last couple of days has been dominated by some stupid statements that were made by Reverend Wright, but also caricatures of Reverend Wright and Trinity United Church of Christ - which, by the way, is part of a denomination...
    on Mar 18, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

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