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noun     communion pronunciation in British English
/kəˈmjuːniən/
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singularcommunion
pluralcommunions
  1. 1

    Communion

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    Holy Communion

    [uncountable] a Christian ceremony in which people eat bread and drink wine in order to remember the Last Supper of Jesus Christ
    take/receive communion (=eat the bread and drink the wine):

    I attended the service but didn’t take communion.

  2. 2
    [countable] a group of people or churches with the same religious beliefs

    the Anglican communion

  3. 3
    [uncountable] formal communication with someone or something without using words
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