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denomination

de·nom·i·na·tion

denomination

 
 
pronunciation:
dih na mih neI shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a religious group or division.
Protestants can choose from the Baptist, Methodist, and many other denominations.
similar words:
church
definition 2: any one in a series of values, weights, or other systems.
The denominations of U.S. coins include the penny, nickel, dime, and quarter.
synonyms:
value
similar words:
degree, grade, level, size, species, variety
Word Parts
The word denomination contains the following part:
nom1, nomin, nomen Latin root that means name
synonyms:
onomas, onomat, onym