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English noun: congregation

1. congregation (group) a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church

Synonymsfaithful, fold

Broader (hypernym)social group

Narrower (hyponym)flock

Member meronymdenomination

2. congregation (group) an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together

SamplesA congregation of children pleaded for his autograph.
A great congregation of birds flew over.

Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

3. congregation (act) the act of congregating


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, assembly, gathering

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