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Missionary

Meanings and phrases

missionary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. relating to or connected to a religious mission; missional

missionary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  2. someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country; missioner

missionary position

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples

missionary post

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work; mission; missionary station; foreign mission

missionary station

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organization of missionaries in a foreign land sent to carry on religious work; mission; missionary post; foreign mission

missionary work

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the organized work of a religious missionary; mission
E.g.
  • As a result, missionary work in Argentina slowed.
  • Liddell went on to missionary work in China.
  • Another obstacle to missionary work in Argentina is poverty.

missionary activity

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He decided to devote his life to missionary activity.
  • Protestant missionary activity in Asia was most successful in Korea.
  • In 1632 he published an account of the missionary activity in New Mexico.

medical missionary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1867 he moved to British Columbia as a medical missionary.
  • He went to Taiyuan in Shanxi as a medical missionary in 1906.
  • Dr. Paul Carlson, an American medical missionary, was among those killed during the raid.

missionary activities

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He opposed the spread of Christian missionary activities.
  • Sponsorship of missionary activities became a divisive issue.
  • The town was the center of Catholic missionary activities in the 9th century Sweden.

missionary efforts

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Universalists continued their missionary efforts.
  • Saint Boniface used Bede's homilies in his missionary efforts on the continent.
  • Titled "Truth Will Prevail", it told the story of early missionary efforts in Britain.

first missionary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1245) was the first missionary bishop of Prussia.
  • This was a logical continuation to Birka's position as the first missionary town in Sweden.
  • His first missionary appointment was as a staff of the Vicariate of the Bight of Benin's Holy Cross Primary School in Lagos.

missionary school

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As a child, Alfred attended missionary school for a short time.
  • Lee spent her early childhood in China, attending a missionary school where she learned English.
  • After studying at a local school at Bakulia and missionary school, he entered to Hooghly Mohsin College.
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