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schism

schism

 
 
pronunciation:
sI zm [or] skI zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a division into factions with opposing beliefs, esp. in a Christian church.
The eleventh century schism divided the Christian Church into what became the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.
antonyms:
compromise
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