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immersionism

[ih-mur-zhuh-niz-uh m, -shuh-] /ɪˈmɜr ʒəˌnɪz əm, -ʃə-/
noun
1.
the doctrine that immersion is essential to Christian baptism.
2.
the practice of baptism by immersion.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; immersion + -ism
Related forms
immersionist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for immersionism

immersionism

/ɪˈmɜːʃəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
the doctrine that immersion is the only true and valid form of Christian baptism
Derived Forms
immersionist, noun
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