[ yoo-nee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈyu ni ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
a member of an Eastern church that is in union with the Roman Catholic Church, acknowledges the Roman pope as supreme in matters of faith, but maintains its own liturgy, discipline, and rite.
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Also U·ni·at [yoo-nee-at]. /ˈyu niˌæt/.
Origin of Uniate
OTHER WORDS FROM UniateU·ni·at·ism, noun
Words nearby Uniate
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Example sentences from the Web for Uniate
Its membership in the 1950s, after the incorporation of the Uniate church, was estimated at more than 15 million.
Some Uniate clergy and laymen resisted and were persecuted and imprisoned.