Uniate

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  • enPR: yo͞oʹnē-ĭt', yo͞oʹnē-āt'; IPA(key): /ˈyu.niˌɪt/, /ˈyu.niˌeɪt/; (UK) IPA(key): /ˈjuːnɪət/
  • Rhymes: -ɪt, -eɪt
  • Hyphenation: U‧ni‧ate

Adjective[edit]

Uniate ‎(not comparable) (sometimes pejorative)

  1. Of or pertaining to a Uniate Church
  2. Of or pertaining to Uniates

Noun[edit]

Uniate ‎(plural Uniates) (sometimes pejorative)

  1. A member of a Uniate Church

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References[edit]

  • Uniate” in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2015.
  • Uniate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • Bowker, John (2000), “Uniat(e) Churches”, in The concise Oxford dictionary of world religions, Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780192800947, published 2003: “ 'Uniates' is a disparaging term used by the Orthodox Church [...]”
  • Cross, Frank L.; Livingstone, Elizabeth A., editors (2005), “Uniat Churches”, in The Oxford dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd edition, Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780192802903, published 2009, pages 1669–1670: “ 'Uniat' [...] was first used by the opponents of the Union of Brest-Litovsk (1595), and has been consistently disowned by the Churches concerned.”
  • "Uniate" in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.