communion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French comunion, from Ecclesiastical Latin commūniō (communion), from Latin commūnis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈmjuːnjən/
  • Hyphenation: com‧mu‧nion

Noun[edit]

communion (countable and uncountable, plural communions)

  1. A joining together of minds or spirits.
  2. (Christianity) Holy Communion
  3. (Roman Catholicism) A form of ecclestiastical unity between the Roman Church and another, so that the latter is considered part of the former.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French comunion, borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin communio, communionem, from Latin communis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

communion f (plural communions)

  1. Communion; communion

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French comunion, borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin communio, communionem, from Latin communis.

Noun[edit]

communion f (plural communions)

  1. (Jersey) communion