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megachurch

[ meg-uh-church ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌtʃɜrtʃ /
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noun

an independent church with a very large membership in regular attendance, focusing on an evangelical or conservative Christian theology and offering a variety of educational and social activities.

Nearby words

megabuck, megabucks, megabyte, megacephalic, megacephaly, megachurch, megacity, megacolon, megacorporation, megacycle, megacystic syndrome
Also called seeker church.
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megachurch

/ (ˈmɛɡəˌtʃɜːtʃ) /

noun

US a church, usually Protestant, with a very large congregation, typically housed in a complex offering sophisticated multimedia presentations and a range of secular facilities and services
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