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prayer meeting

[ prair ]
/ prɛər /
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noun

a meeting chiefly for prayer.
(in certain Protestant churches) a meeting in midweek, chiefly for individual prayer and the offering of testimonies of faith.

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Also called prayer service.

Origin of prayer meeting

First recorded in 1810–20
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British Dictionary definitions for prayer meeting

prayer meeting
/ (prɛə) /

noun

mainly Protestantism a religious meeting at which the participants offer up prayers to God
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