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missionary

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noun mis·sion·ary \ˈmi-shə-ˌner-ē\

Simple Definition of missionary

  • : a person who is sent to a foreign country to do religious work (such as to convince people to join a religion or to help people who are sick, poor, etc.)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of missionary

plural

missionaries

  1. :  a person undertaking a mission and especially a religious mission

1625

First Known Use of missionary

1625

Other Christian Religious Terms


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missionary

adjective mis·sion·ary

Simple Definition of missionary

  • : of or relating to missionaries

  • : very enthusiastic and eager about doing a job or supporting a cause

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of missionary

  1. 1 :  relating to, engaged in, or devoted to missions

  2. 2 :  characteristic of a missionary

1644

First Known Use of missionary

1644

Other Christian Religious Terms

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MISSIONARY Defined for Kids

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missionary

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noun mis·sion·ary \ˈmi-shə-ˌner-ē\

Definition of missionary for Students

plural

missionaries

  1. :  a person sent to a place to spread a religious faith




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missionary

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adjective mis·sion·ary

Definition of missionary for Students

  1. :  relating to efforts to gain new religious followers or to people sent to spread a religion <a missionary society>





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