act of faith

Definition of act of faith

: an act requiring or displaying faith specifically : auto-da-fé

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First Known Use of act of faith

1582, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for act of faith

translation of Portuguese auto-da-fé

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The first known use of act of faith was in 1582

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