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de fide

[ de-fee-de; English dee-fi-dee ]
/ dɛˈfi dɛ; English diˈfɪ di /
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adjective Latin.

of the faith: a phrase used in the Roman Catholic Church to qualify certain teachings as being divinely revealed, belief in them therefore being obligatory.

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British Dictionary definitions for de fide

de fide
/ Latin (diː ˈfaɪdɪ) /

adjective

RC Church (of a doctrine) belonging to the essentials of the faith, esp by virtue of a papal ruling
literally: from faith
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