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Salvationist

[ sal-vey-shuh-nist ]
/ sælˈveɪ ʃə nɪst /
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noun
a member of the Salvation Army.
(lowercase) a person who preaches salvation, deliverance from sin, etc., and the means of obtaining it; evangelist.
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Origin of Salvationist

First recorded in 1880–85; salvation + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM Salvationist

sal·va·tion·ism, noun
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How to use Salvationist in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Salvationist

salvationist
/ (sælˈveɪʃənɪst) /

noun
a member of an evangelical sect emphasizing the doctrine of salvation
(often capital) a member of the Salvation Army
adjective
stressing the doctrine of salvation
(often capital) of or relating to the Salvation Army

Derived forms of salvationist

salvationism, noun
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