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Catholic liturgical music, it would seem, is everywhere but in the catholic Church itself.
Richard Morris

Meaning of "catholic" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CATHOLIC

From Latin catholicus, from Greek katholikos universal, from katholou in general, from kata- according to + holos whole.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CATHOLIC

catholic  [ˈkæθəlɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CATHOLIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Catholic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CATHOLIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

catholic

Catholicism

Catholicism is used as a broad term for describing specific traditions in the Christian churches in theology and doctrine, liturgy, ethics and spirituality. In this sense, it is to be distinguished from the sense in which it denotes Christians and churches, western and eastern, that are in full communion with the Holy See, and that are commonly called the Catholic Church or Roman Catholic Church. In the sense of indicating historical continuity of faith and practice from the first millennium, the term "Catholicism" is at times employed to mark a contrast to Protestantism, which tends to look solely to the Bible as interpreted on the principles of the 16th-century Protestant Reformation as its ultimate standard. It was thus used by the Oxford Movement.

Definition of catholic in the English dictionary

The definition of catholic in the dictionary is universal; relating to all men; all-inclusive. Other definition of catholic is comprehensive in interests, tastes, etc; broad-minded; liberal.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CATHOLIC


acrylic
əˈkrɪlɪk
alcoholic
ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk
click
klɪk
flick
flɪk
garlic
ˈɡɑːlɪk
hydraulic
haɪˈdrɒlɪk
klick
klɪk
lick
lɪk
logodaedalic
ˌlɒɡəʊˈdiːdəlɪk
malik
ˈmælɪk
metabolic
ˌmetəˈbɒlɪk
metallic
mɪˈtælɪk
pachalic
ˈpɑːʃəlɪk
pashalic
ˈpɑːʃəlɪk
pashalik
ˈpɑːʃəlɪk
public
ˈpʌblɪk
republic
rɪˈpʌblɪk
right-click
ˌraɪtˈklɪk
slick
slɪk
symbolic
sɪmˈbɒlɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CATHOLIC

cathodically
cathodograph
cathodographer
cathodography
cathodoluminescence
Catholic Church
Catholic Epistles
Catholic school
catholically
catholicate
catholicisation
catholicise
Catholicism
catholicity
catholicization
catholicize
catholicly
catholicon
Catholicos
catholyte

WORDS THAT END LIKE CATHOLIC

anabolic
Anglo-Catholic
anti-Catholic
apostolic
chocaholic
chocoholic
colic
frolic
Greek Catholic
melancholic
non-Catholic
nonalcoholic
Old Catholic
parabolic
Roman Catholic
sexaholic
shopaholic
systolic
tweet-a-holic
workaholic

Synonyms and antonyms of catholic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CATHOLIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «catholic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of catholic

Translation of «catholic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CATHOLIC

Find out the translation of catholic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of catholic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «catholic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

天主教的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

católico
570 millions of speakers

English

catholic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कैथोलिक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كَاثُولِيكيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

католический
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

católico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিশ্বজনীন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

catholique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Katolik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

katholisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カトリックの
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가톨릭교의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Katolik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

theo Công giáo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கத்தோலிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॅथलिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

liberal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cattolico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

katolicki
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

католицький
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

catolic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

καθολικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Katolieke
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

katolsk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

katolsk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of catholic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CATHOLIC»

The term «catholic» is very widely used and occupies the 7.139 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CATHOLIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about catholic

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10 QUOTES WITH «CATHOLIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word catholic.
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Joe Baca
Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.
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Joe Baca
Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
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Stephen Daldry
I never want to make a film. I don't wake up in the morning going, 'Ooh, I'd really love to be on set making a film today'. I'm aware that other contemporary film directors perceive film-making as what they do, as what they have to do. But I would hope that I am more catholic in my tastes.
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John Deacon
You know, my children go to a local, local catholic school just down the road.
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Regina Doman
Catholic fiction of the type we're publishing is stories that we know faithful Catholics will enjoy - stories they can escape with, laugh at, cry with; stories that will enrich their lives.
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Ignatius of Antioch
Wherever the bishop appears, there let the people be, even as wheresoever Christ Jesus is, there is the catholic church.
7
Chiang Kai-shek
The idea of universal brotherhood is innate in the catholic nature of Chinese thought; it was the dominant concept of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, whom events have proved time and again to be not a visionary but one of the world's greatest realists.
8
Aaron Klein
Catholic schools in Indonesia routinely accept non-Catholic students, but exempt them from studying religion. Obama's school documents, though, wrongly list him as being Indonesian.
9
Nick Mancuso
I went to a catholic public school St Helens and learned English by watching bugs bunny cartoons.
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Richard Morris
Catholic liturgical music, it would seem, is everywhere but in the catholic Church itself.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CATHOLIC»

Discover the use of catholic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to catholic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic
This book was written as an explanation to his fun-damentalist and evangelical friends and family about why he became a Roman Catholic.
David B. Currie, 1996
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The Catholic Study Bible: The New American Bible
The heart of this volume remains its extensive Reading Guide that leads the reader through the Scriptures, book by book.
Donald Senior, John J. Collins, John Joseph Collins, 2011
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Catholic Bible
"The essential resource for Scripture students"--Cover.
Jean Marie Hiesberger, 2006
4
Understanding Catholic Christianity
"Understanding Catholic Christianity" offers a comprehensive overview of Catholicism for ninth graders, to serve as a foundation for other high school religion courses and faith formation experiences they will have.
Thomas Zanzig, 1997
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The Catholic Bible Concordance: Revised Standard Version, ...
The first and only concordance for the Revised Standard Version Catholic Edition (RSV-CE) of the Bible.
C. W. Lyons, Thomas Deliduka, 2009
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Systematic Theology: Roman Catholic Perspectives
Unique among contemporary resources, the landmark Systematic Theology and its distinguished contributors present the major areas or loci of Roman Catholic theology in light of contemporary developments--especially the sea-change since ...
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza, 2011
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Catholic Bioethics for a New Millennium
Bishop Anthony Fisher discusses conscience, relationships and law in relation to the modern-day controversies surrounding stem cell research, abortion, transplants, artificial feeding and euthanasia, using case studies to offer insight and ...
Anthony Fisher, 2011
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The Catholic Faith Handbook for Youth
The Ad Hoc Committee to Oversee the Use of the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, has found this catechetical text, copyright 2008, to be in conformity with the Catechism of the Catholic Church.The Catholic Faith ...
Brian Singer-Towns, 2008
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Protestant--Catholic--Jew: An Essay in American Religious ...
A study of the structure and development of three religions in America from a sociological viewpoint Protestant-Catholic-Jew....spoke precisely to the mid century condition and speaks in still applicable ways to the American condition and, ...
Will Herberg, 1983
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The Catholic Reformation
The book also examines the Catholic Reformation's huge impact on the papacy, church leaders and religious ritual and practice, as well as on the lives of ordinary people.
Michael A. Mullett, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CATHOLIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term catholic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pope calls for Catholic unity in South America
In a bid to counter the trend and return the Catholic church to its ... and included a visit to Quito's Catholic University for a meeting with students ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
The Catholic church needn't wait for a national redress scheme. It …
The Catholic church is but one of the institutions that failed to take ... The case for distinguishing the Catholic church rests on at least three ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Rutter: Can Carmel Catholic HS rationally explain Rick Santorum to …
It's Rick Santorum, the quasi-pride of Mundelein's Carmel Catholic High who arises every four years to run for president. He is this generation's ... «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
4
10 Catholic Things that Caught My Eye Today (July 7, 2015)
Deepen in us our love for you today, so that in all things we may find our good, and the good of others. Lord, lead us to the truth. #lauds. «Patheos, Jul 15»
5
Ann Coulter's “Adios America” and her anti-Catholic history
Of course, any one who has actually thought a little bit about the Catholic immigrant experience in America would point to a couple of things ... «IrishCentral, Jul 15»
6
Mother Miriam's Heart for the Family and Church
In conjunction with Catholic Answers, for 12 years she was a guest of the Catholic radio program From the Heart, and in April 2015 began a ... «Catholic World Report, Jul 15»
7
Good news for South Canterbury Catholic churches
Following the May announcement of work to be done on its cathedral in Christchurch, the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch is now looking at ... «Timaru Herald, Jul 15»
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Catholic priest at CMU on leave for 'boundary violations,' says …
MOUNT PLEASANT, MI — A priest in the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave because of what the diocese called "boundary ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
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A 130-year-old church was destroyed by fire north of Thurso, Que …
The St Sixte Catholic Church, established in 1885, was in the village of Saint Sixtus, north of Thurso, in the Outaouais. It housed a municipal ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
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+Bransfield's pastoral letter on the elderly
His themes are those of traditional Catholic social teaching, e.g., "The fifth principle reminds us that we, precisely as Christians, respect all ... «National Catholic Reporter, Jul 15»

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