article of faith


noun

a fundamental belief; tenet.

Nearby words

  1. arti,
  2. artic,
  3. artichoke,
  4. article,
  5. article numbering,
  6. articled,
  7. articles,
  8. articles of agreement,
  9. articles of association,
  10. articles of confederation

Origin of article of faith

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50

Also called article of belief.

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British Dictionary definitions for article of faith

article of faith

noun

Christianity any of the clauses or propositions into which a creed or other statement of doctrine is divided
a deeply held belief
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