Apostasy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈpɑːstəsi|  American pronunciation of the word apostasy
Brit.  |əˈpɒstəsi|  British pronunciation of the word apostasy

noun

- the state of having rejected your religious beliefs or your political party or a cause (often in favor of opposing beliefs or causes) (syn: defection, renunciation)
- the act of abandoning a party for cause (syn: tergiversation)
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