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Society of Friends

[ suh-sahy-i-teeuhv frendz ]
/ səˈsaɪ ɪ ti əv ˈfrɛndz /
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noun
a strictly pacifist, nonconformist Protestant sect founded in England in the 1650s by itinerant preacher George Fox (1624–91). Its members are known as Friends or, more popularly, Quakers.
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Also called Re·li·gious So·ci·e·ty of Friends [ri-lij-uhs suh-sahy-i-teeuhv frendz] /rɪˈlɪdʒ əs səˈsaɪ ɪ ti əv ˈfrɛndz/ .
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