belief

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈliːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈlif/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi lēf)


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belief

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [religious, traditional, political, personal] beliefs
  2. the [prevailing, dominant, conventional] belief
  3. [Christian, Muslim] beliefs
  4. is a [fundamental, key] [Christian] belief
  5. is a belief of [Christianity] (that)
  6. is [a reasonable, an unreasonable] belief
  7. is [popular, widespread, common] belief that
  8. an [old-fashioned, unshakable, unquestioned] belief
  9. my beliefs are based on
  10. [trust, depend on] my belief in [God, a higher power, humanity, the law]
  11. have a belief in [God]
  12. had total belief in his [abilities, convictions, chances]
  13. it is my (personal, firm, strong, true) belief that
  14. hold a [personal] belief that
  15. it is the belief of [many, some] that
  16. are my beliefs about [politics, religion]
  17. [share, respect] other beliefs
  18. that is beyond belief
  19. (it) defies belief
  20. his [decision, performance, plan] beggars belief
n as adj
  1. a belief system
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