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Meaning of "conventicle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CONVENTICLE

From Latin conventiculum a meeting, from conventus.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CONVENTICLE

conventicle  [kənˈvɛntɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONVENTICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Conventicle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONVENTICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

conventicle

Conventicle

A conventicle is a small, unofficial and unofficiated meeting of laypeople, to discuss religious issues in a non-threatening, intimate manner.

Definition of conventicle in the English dictionary

The definition of conventicle in the dictionary is a secret or unauthorized assembly for worship. Other definition of conventicle is a small meeting house or chapel for a religious assembly, esp of Nonconformists or Dissenters.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONVENTICLE


antical
ˈæntɪkəl
article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
authentical
ɔːˈθentɪkəl
canticle
ˈkæntɪkəl
chiromantical
ˌkaɪrəʊˈmæntɪkəl
critical
ˈkrɪtɪkəl
denticle
ˈdɛntɪkəl
identical
aɪˈdɛntɪkəl
lenticle
ˈlɛntɪkəl
nature-identical
ˈneɪtʃəʳaɪˈdɛntɪkəl
nonidentical
ˌnɒnaɪˈdɛntɪkəl
pedantical
pɪˈdæntɪkəl
political
pəˈlɪtɪkəl
practical
ˈpræktɪkəl
quantical
ˈkwɒntɪkəl
romantical
rəʊˈmæntɪkəl
semantical
sɪˈmæntɪkəl
sycophantical
ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪkəl
unromantical
ˌʌnrəʊˈmæntɪkəl
vertical
ˈvɜːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONVENTICLE

convent school
conventicler
convention
convention centre
conventional
Conventional Forces in Europe
conventional medicine
conventional weapons
conventional wisdom
conventionalisation
conventionalise
conventionalism
conventionalist
conventionalities
conventionality
conventionalization
conventionalize
conventionally
conventionary
conventioneer

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONVENTICLE

alpha particle
antiparticle
beta particle
cuticle
definite article
elementary particle
feature article
God particle
Higgs particle
indefinite article
interparticle
leading article
microparticle
multiparticle
nanoparticle
particle
quasiparticle
reticle
subarticle
testicle
vehicle

Synonyms and antonyms of conventicle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «conventicle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONVENTICLE

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The translations of conventicle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «conventicle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

conventicle
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

conventicle
570 millions of speakers

English

conventicle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

conventicle
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

conventicle
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

conventicle
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

conventicle
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রচলিত খ্রিস্টধর্মবিরোধী সম্প্রদায়ের গোপন সভা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conventicule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Konvensional
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

conventicle
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

conventicle
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

conventicle
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Conventicle
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

conventicle
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இரகசிய மதக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कॉन्व्हेंटनील
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gizli dini toplantı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

conventicola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

conventicle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

conventicle
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

conventicle
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παρασυναγωγή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

conventicle
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

conventicle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

conventicle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of conventicle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENTICLE»

The term «conventicle» is normally little used and occupies the 141.344 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONVENTICLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «conventicle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «conventicle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONVENTICLE»

Discover the use of conventicle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to conventicle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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John Bunyan--Conventicle and Parnassus: tercentenary essays
To mark the tercentenary of the death of John Bunyan, this volume brings together twelve original essays treating aspects of Bunyan's life, thought, and writing as perceived by scholars in the late 20th century, exploring the diversity of ...
N. H. Keeble, 1988
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A Collection of the Sufferings of the People Called Quakers: ...
M O RU A Person being a Stranger, and his Name and Habitation unknown, and L 'EN D' U being fled, and cannot be sound, for that he did take upon him to preach or I 84' U teach in the said Conventicle, has sorfeited, and is fined twenty  ...
Joseph Besse, 1753
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The History of the Suffering of the Church of Scotland from ...
And to end the accounts of the persecution for this conventicle, upon the llth of August, James Dundas, brother to the laird of Dundas, confesseth his being at the conventicle at the Hill of Beith; and refusing to depone before the council, whom ...
Robert Wodrow, 1832
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The history of the sufferings of the church of Scotland, ...
1679. and conversed with intercommuned persons ; and January last he kept a conventicle in the house of James Fea ; the said James and other hearers of him are called by the council, and fined in a hundred merks each, and Mr James ...
Robert Wodrow, 1836
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature
judicatory, (which admits not the No. CVT. mention of any thing that is new Conventicle. in any other science as well as di- _ . , vinity, nor the natural doubts of . Conventicle means □ meeting. discourses which cannot but arise *•*"> *nd Is so ...
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Covenanters: Robert Baillie, Conventicle Act 1664, ...
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Source Wikipedia, Books LLC, 2010
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A Complete Collection of State-trials and Proceedings for ...
L. C. J. Was there any Conventicle there ? Mrs. Collins. 1 cannot tell any thing as to that. Mr. Rose-well. Then, pray, call Sarah E .. □, and Susam Batboe. [Sarah Bathoe appeared.'] L. C. J. Well, what fay you to this Witness ? Mr. Roseivell.
Sollom Emlyn, Thomas Salmon, 1742
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A complete collection of state-trials, and proceedings for ...
L. C. J. Was there any Conventicle there ? Mrs. Collins. I cannot tell any thing as to that. Mr. Rosewell.Then, pray, call Sarah Bathoe, and Susan Bathoe: ( Sarah Bathoe appeared) L. C. J. Well, what fay you to this Witness ? Mr. Rosewell.
Thomas Salmon, Sollom Emlyn, 1730
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The history of the sufferings of the Church of Scotland,: ...
Several Ladies cited before the Council, for a Conventicle in Oallajhieh* Mr- Tbomms Wife"' and Mr. Fraarti Irvine sent to the Bsfi. taken. The Prisoners taken by Meldrum are dismissed upon Bond, except Neil/on and Story* upon Caution given ...
Robert Wodrow, 1722
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of ...
—A sort of men, who are content to be ftiled of the church of England, who perhaps attend its service in the morning, and go with their wives to a conventicle in the afternoon. Swift. 3. A secret assembly; an assembly where conspiracies are  ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis, 1816

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONVENTICLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term conventicle is used in the context of the following news items.
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'We the People' Have The Final Say On Same-Sex Marriage -- Not …
Through the Conventicle Act, the king made the Anglican Church the official church and religion of England. In their trial as in most trials today, ... «Western Journalism, Jun 15»
2
Tim's Tales - John Stewart's brief encounter
The farmer at Byrecleuch informed the Earl of Tweedale's son David Hay that two of his shepherds had attended the conventicle. A wave of ... «East Lothian Courier, Jun 15»
3
Nostalgia: A look back on historic Reigate church on its 40th …
The Corporation Act and the Act of Uniformity were followed by the Conventicle Acts which prohibited meetings of more than five people not of ... «Surrey Mirror, Jun 15»
4
What's in this week's Gazette?
There are picture specials from Auchlochan's VE Day celebrations and from the annual Cameronian Conventicle, held in Douglas last ... «Carluke Gazette, May 15»
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Cameronian Conventicle takes place tomorrow
ONE of our greatest local military traditions, the annual Cameronian Conventicle, takes place at the Memorial Cairn, Douglas, from 1pm ... «Carluke Gazette, May 15»
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Auf Wiedersehen Günter Grass
I was living in London, active in the nascent British and European New Left, knew the German literary conventicle Group 47 sponsoring Günter ... «The Nation., Apr 15»
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Hobby Lobby II Case Could Impose Right Wing Evangelical Tyranny …
Apparently Alito wants to bring back the Conventicle Acts of the 15 and 1600s, which among other things, sought to stifle any nonconformity in ... «PoliticusUSA, Apr 15»
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Hans Nielsen Hauge
The Conventicle Act of 1741 stipulated that “only a state-sanctioned priest could conduct worship and administer the sacraments.” Therefore ... «Concordia College News, Mar 15»
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Ukraine Exposed: Kiev's Authoritarianism
In May, a conventicle of Western intellectuals took place in Kiev under the auspices of the New Republic. They attended a five-day conference ... «The National Interest Online, Jan 15»
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John Osborne: in his own (and others') words
... he ends in a kind of frenzied preaching in an empty conventicle. Neither we in the audience nor even the other Bohemians on the stage with ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Conventicle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/conventicle>. Apr 2020 ».
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