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missionary in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmissionarymis‧sion‧a‧ry1 /ˈmɪʃənəri $ -neri/ ●○○ noun (plural missionaries) [countable] 🔊 🔊 RRCsomeone who has been sent to a foreign country to teach people about Christianity and persuade them to become Christians
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missionarySister Courtney was a missionary in Nicaragua for 15 years.Eventually unmarried women found vocational outlets as missionaries.At Kemmendine, there were two experienced missionaries, men of outstanding ability, character and devotion.No wonder the Twelve made it their priority, and the nameless missionaries of 8:4 took it as their great weapon.In the basement meeting room, he placed me on a bench be-tween two other missionaries.In the persecution of 1665, he was banished with other missionaries to Canton.The missionaries held on to my arms.Gambling and crowd disorder was customary but there is no question that Clarke and his boys were missionaries.In October 1927, the young missionary was steaming at 15-20 knots towards Rangoon.