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verb worship pronunciation in British English /ˈwɜː(r)ʃɪp/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleworshipping
past tenseworshipped
past participleworshipped
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    [intransitive/transitive] to feel or show respect and love for a god

    The prisoners were not allowed to worship their own god.

    The whole family worshipped at St Jude’s every Sunday.



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