Calvinism NOUN the Protestant theological system of John Calvin (1509 64) and his successors, centring on the doctrine of predestination.
DERIVATIVES Calvinist noun Calvinistic adjective.

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  • calvinist — CALVINÍST, Ă, calvinişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. Calvin. – Din fr. calvinisme. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  CALVINÍST adj., s. (bis.) 1. adj. v. calvin. 2 …   Dicționar Român

  • Calvinist — Cal vin*ist, n. [Cf. F. Calviniste.] A follower of Calvin; a believer in Calvinism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calvinist — [[t]kæ̱lvɪnɪst[/t]] Calvinists 1) ADJ: ADJ n Calvinist means belonging or relating to a strict Protestant church started by John Calvin. ...Calvinist doctrine. ...the Calvinist work ethic. 2) N COUNT A Calvinist is a member of the Calvinist… …   English dictionary

  • Calvinist — Der Calvinismus (auch Kalvinismus) ist eine theologische Bewegung, die auf der Reformation und insbesondere den Lehren von Johannes Calvin beruht. Sie bereitete durch ihre spezifische Arbeits und Wirtschaftsethik der Industriellen Revolution eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Calvinist — Cal|vin|ist [ˈkælvınıst] adj 1.) following the teachings of Calvinism 2.) also Calvinistic [ˌkælvıˈnıstıkø] having strict moral standards and tending to disapprove of pleasure = ↑puritanical >Calvinist n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Calvinist — adjective 1 following the teachings of Calvinism 2 also Calvinistic having severe moral standards and tending to disapprove of pleasure; puritanical Calvinist noun (C) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Calvinist — I noun an adherent of the theological doctrines of John Calvin • Syn: ↑Genevan • Derivationally related forms: ↑Calvinistical, ↑Calvinism • Hypernyms: ↑necessitarian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvinist — noun or adjective see Calvinism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Calvinist — See Calvinism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Calvinist — noun A follower of the religious (Protestant) doctrines ascribed to (Calvinism) …   Wiktionary

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