Denomination meaning

dĭ-nŏmə-nāshən
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A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
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One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights.

Cash registers have slots for bills of different denominations. The stamps come in 40¢ and 70¢ denominations.

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A name; esp., the name of a class of things.
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The face value of currency or securities.
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Denomination is defined as the act of categorizing or making a category, particularly of a religion.

An example of a denomination is Catholicism as a category of Christianity.

An example of a denomination is a $5 bill.

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(countable) A unit in a series of units of weight, money, etc.

What denomination is that money? They are all 50 euro notes.

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The act of denominating.
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A name or designation, especially for a class or group.
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A class or kind (esp. of units in a system) having a specific name or value.

Coins or stamps of different denominations.

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(uncountable) The act of naming or designating.
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(countable) That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
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(countable) A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect or religious sub-goup; as, a religious denomination.

She follows the Ahmadiyya denomination of Islam.

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A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
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Origin of denomination

  • From Old French denominacion, from Latin denominatio

    From Wiktionary