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conversion in Religion topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconversioncon‧ver‧sion /kənˈvɜːʃən $ -ˈvɜːrʒən/ ●○○ AWL noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENTwhen you change something from one form, purpose, or system to a different oneconversion into 🔊 The warehouse was undergoing conversion into apartments.conversion of 🔊 the conversion of waste into usable productsconversion to 🔊 The British conversion to the metric system took place in the 1970s.house/barn/loft etc conversion British English (=when you change the use of a house, barn etc, so that it becomes apartments, a house, a room etc)2 RRCHANGE FROM ONE THING TO ANOTHERwhen someone changes from one religion or belief to a different oneconversion to 🔊 a conversion to vegetarianismconversion from 🔊 Newman’s conversion from Anglicanism to Catholicism3 DSOa way of scoring extra points in rugby or American football
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conversionTo provide a focus, Section 11. 4 describes three conceptual approaches to oil boiler conversion to gas-coal burning.And the baggage which is usually implied with it, which includes demands for evidence of instant and dramatic conversion experiences!He developed new psychologies to explain conversion but not new techniques for spreading it.The company buys raw material such as wool for conversion into cloth.Of the SERC-funded students alone, there was an 80:20 split between students on conversion and specialist courses.The Aggies successfully completed a two-point conversion and led 24-21.Local people are protesting about the proposed conversion of a church into a late-night bar.However, the conversion of these was done rather arbitrarily, and some people won extra years while others lost.In short, the conversion process must operate with political skill and political will.Gary Parker, who was playing at scrum-half, kicked two conversions while David Leighton landed a drop goal.I had a very good man in to see to the heating and lighting, and the whole conversion was done professionally.house/barn/loft etc conversionGreg starts fantasising about a loft conversion.On it lay plans for a barn conversion.We put the tacker through its paces on a loft conversion.Done in a sympathetic way, a loft conversion can blend in almost anywhere.This barn conversion had about two acres of totally untouched field surrounding it.Provided there is space you will be able to install a traditional-style staircase for access to your loft conversion.