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catechumen

cat·e·chu·men

catechumen

 
pronunciation:
kae t kyu mn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person being taught the basic principles of Christianity, such as a convert prior to baptism.
definition 2: a person being taught the rudiments of any subject.
derivations: catechumenical (adj.), catechumenism (n.)
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The word catechumen contains the following part:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to